Daily Archives: February 4, 2017



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In a fascinating post on the Players’ Tribune web site, ex-NHLer Jed Ortmeyer describes why he chose to continue his professional hockey career despite knowing that a rare blood disorder could literally kill him while he was on the ice. Ortmeyer broke in to the NHL with the Rangers in […]

“Without this game, who am I?”


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Well… my Scuttling Hogs team has struggled a bit, and the main difference between these dark days of early 2017 and the Hogs’ heyday of last fall seems to be only that I’ve been taking a more active management hand in things week to week. Sad but true. The sweeping […]

Hogs in the mud