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Talking Sports: A change in the calendar


Happy New Year.

Not exactly. Not according to the Gregorian calendar anyway. Or the Chinese calendar. I think it’s the Year of the Horse and we’re now in the year 2565.

As for the Jewish New Year, that’s not until Sept. 25-26, which will mark the beginning of the year 5775. Kind of reminds me of an old song by Zager and Evans. They had a one-hit-wonder called “In the Year 2525.” They’re from Lincoln, by the way.

Bottom line is everybody can have their own calendar, and I have mine. At least for the purposes of this space.

It was just about a year ago I arrived to document the...

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