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Talking Sports: Shady circumstances


As I walked under the highway overpass I first noticed him. Scruffy looking with an unclean beard, unkempt appearance and tatoos all over his body. But that’s not why I came to dislike him so much.

We’re in between sports seasons now. Winter season is over and spring sports are just getting started. Maybe this space should be occupied by a “best of” or some kind of a rerun at these times of the year. Instead, I’ll just take a departure from sports for the day and recall that con man and a few other characters I met while hitchiking across the country once upon a time.

It was somew...

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