Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sports: Can the Chicago Bulls Be Relevant This Season?

    Nate Silver’s site 538 is widely regarded as the gold standard in parsing poll numbers and projecting politics, but he got his start projecting sports performance.  With the accuracy his site has displayed (except for overlooking the staying … Continue reading

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Sports: 3 Reasons to Like This NBA Season

Donald Trump isn’t the only one who needs to stop whining.  Ever since July, when Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors, all but ensuring that next year’s finals will be the re-rematch of the Dubs and LeBron James’s … Continue reading

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The Do Over 04: Goals

The Do Over 04: Goals Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Rooting for the Cubs

People sometimes wonder how I can root for a baseball team that hasn’t won a World Series in my lifetime, and I tell them it derives from growing up in Chicago in the mid ‘60s and early ‘70s.  During my … Continue reading

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