Category Archives: Sports

25 Years Ago, A Mad March

In the spring of 1990, every kid on the playground played basketball for Loyola Marymount. Here were the starters: high-scoring Bo Kimble, sharp-shooting surfer Jeff Fryer, token Swede Per Stumer (yes, that’s his name), lockdown defender Tony Walker and … at 5-foot-7 … Continue reading

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Cone of Shame: Roger Goodell

The blog has been operating a bit more slowly over the past couple of months because, well, we’ve been busy. A thousand apologies, dear readers. This has been a particularly eventful summer for Truman, whose allergies have triggered a licking … Continue reading

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Bourbon Trail of Tears

My trip to Kentucky during Derby weekend was like your typical episode of “24.” Except all out of order. There was a constant countdown ticking away the seconds to the next distillery, the next free drink (just 2-4 oz.), the next … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: You and Tequila

Kentucky Wildcats in the Final Four? Impossible. Yet there they are, just a few weeks after sputtering through a relatively weak Southeastern Conference schedule and gutting through some ugly wins against Kansas State, unsung Wichita State, defending national champion Louisville … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: I Wish

We’re neck deep in March Madness and Truman is ecstatic, as you can see. Player of the year? Creighton’s Doug McDermott, whose jump shot and basketball savvy have observers whispering “Great White Hope” and “the next Larry Bird” every time … Continue reading

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D’Antoni: My Team’s On The Floor (Unfortunately)

The Lakers won Wednesday night, which is news itself during an abysmal, injury-plagued season sans Kobe Bryant. How they beat the lowly Cavaliers, however, is what fans will remember most. They made a team-record 18 three-pointers. Yawn. They did it … Continue reading

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Entertainment for the Next Ice Age

It’s beginning to look a lot like another Ice Age this weekend. Perfect weather for survivalists looking to validate their multimillion dollar investments in fully stocked and fortified bunkers. Not-so-perfect weather for interstate air commuters. Here’s what’s on tap for … Continue reading

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