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Mark Van Deusen
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More NBA team previews than you can possibly imagine
Last month, I wrote a brief Celtics season preview as part of an NBA blog sharing program where everybody who contributes agrees to post each other's links.  Here they all are, in alphabetical order by team: Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks 2016-17 Season Previe...

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I'm breaking the streak at Day No. 2,055
After 2,055 consecutive days of blogging , I'm taking a break.  Tomorrow, for the first time since March 2, 2011 , I'm not posting anything on LucidSportsFan.com. I originally started this site at the suggestion of someone who enjoyed my sports takes on Fac...

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Everybody figured everything out way too quickly on "Fear the Walking Dead"
In The Walking Dead , it took quite some time before the characters were anything but 100-percent terrified of the zombies (and why don't they call them zombies , by the way?).  But after several years, everyone still alive finally seems to know what they'r...

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I have a new goal in life: Get a Chipotle celebrity burrito card
Danny Ainge showed this off to Celtics media yesterday: My idol. pic.twitter.com/VtVM3na2Ci — Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) October 11, 2016 Since first seeing that tweet, here's what I've discovered about Chipotle's custom-made burrito cards :  They allow...

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Thank you, Papi
If the picture above is worth 1,000 words, the video below is worth about 10 billion: . @davidortiz tips his cap to @fenwaypark after his final game #RedSox #WBZ pic.twitter.com/W6Kj8ur5FA — Joe Giza (@JoeGiza) October 11, 2016 Thank you, Big Papi. Follow @...

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Awesome Old Song of the Week: "It Wasn't Me" by Shaggy (brought to you by the return of Tom Brady)
The last time the Patriots played the first four games of a season without an appearance from Tom Brady?  In 2000, when they started 0-4.  Brady made his widely unheralded NFL debut on Thanksgiving day of that year, during a 34-9 loss in Detroit.  Tom was 1...

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Presidential debate moderators need more power--how about a mute button?
The moderators in presidential debates should have the ability to stop the candidates from speaking when their time is up, and also force them to actually answer the questions that are asked.  Here's the best available solution in my book: Moderators of pol...

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Does the meat on this sandwich look good to you?
I am not a fan of pork belly.  Some people love it, but I don't understand the enjoyment of eating a giant glob of fat.  Having said that, I feel like the pork belly in this Arby's sandwich has to look fairly unappealing even to those who do appreciate pork...
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