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  1. Moderator1 replied to the thread RIP Sweet Pea Whitaker.

    I was very new to covering fights. A judge from another fight on the card was seated next to me. I turned to him in the 11th and said,...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 7:55 PM
  2. Moderator1 replied to the thread RIP Sweet Pea Whitaker.

    Actually Sweet Pea was an accidental nickname. The story was written in the obit of the writer who came up with it, Abe Goldblatt....

    Jul 15, 2019 at 7:53 PM
  3. Moderator1 replied to the thread RIP Sweet Pea Whitaker.

    Unreal. I covered the Chavez robbery, the de la Hoya fight and several others. He was always very gracious to me. Saw him in a...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 12:21 PM
  4. Moderator1 liked PCLoadLetter's post in the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    Dude, enough with the obnoxious trolling bullshit. It's your whole act here and it's tiresome.

    Jul 14, 2019 at 8:12 PM
  5. Moderator1 replied to the thread Starbucks to newspapers: Drop dead.

    Coffee at Starbucks is no more expensive than most places. The one I go to most often is right across from a Dunkin and their large...

    Jul 13, 2019 at 8:03 AM
  6. Moderator1 replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    I kind of want to read this book and I kind of don't...

    Jul 11, 2019 at 9:23 AM
  7. Moderator1 liked hondo's post in the thread RIP Jim Bouton.

    In many ways the second one was funnier because it dealt with all the silly reaction by the baseball establishment to Ball Four. My...

    Jul 10, 2019 at 10:52 PM
  8. Moderator1 replied to the thread RIP Jim Bouton.

    I think that made his second book, "I'm Glad You Didn't Take It Personally."

    Jul 10, 2019 at 8:41 PM
  9. Moderator1 replied to the thread RIP Jim Bouton.

    Damn. Loved Ball Four - spent the summer of 1969 in Seattle and saw several Pilots games. Met Bouton years later when he was making his...

    Jul 10, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  10. Moderator1 replied to the thread Multilevel marketing is a nightmare.

    I came up in the Amway generation - and I lost count of the number of times someone tried to get me to sell Amway. But no one ever...

    Jul 9, 2019 at 8:45 PM
  11. Moderator1 replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    No way - look at the last governor's race there. He wins Florida. Ohio? Maybe not

    Jul 8, 2019