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March Madness bubble watch: Boise’s blunder could open NCAA Tournament door for Stanford, Syracuse … someone

(Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/17/40/standfordbasketball-getty-ftr-030321jpg_8ctc9egunw8l1w86gfbomusqd.jpg?t=-69467625&w=500&quality=80 Life on the March Madness bubble is a challenge for a college basketball fan. Every game your team wins feels more like relief than achievement. Every defeat seems calamitous. Although this college basketball season is different in so many ways, that experience has not changed much this…
bubmag
March 3, 2021
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Regina Pats making the best of life in the bubble

The Regina Pats have settled nicely into their new accommodations as they serve as unofficial hosts of a seven-team East Division hub. Author of the article: Greg Harder Regina Pats defenceman Kyle Walker is shown in his dorm at the University of Regina. Photo by Photo courtesy Kyle Walker From…
bubmag
March 3, 2021
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Luka Doncic’s shooting is so much better than his stats show

Luka Doncic has proven just about every critique of his game wrong during the start of his NBA career. Doncic’s draft day doubters said he wasn’t athletic enough to thrive in the NBA. They said he would be a liability on defense. They questioned his outside shooting ability. One by…
bubmag
February 24, 2021
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I’m Tired of Living Through Extraordinary Times in Texas

A real estate agent might call our apartment in the Montrose neighborhood of Houston cozy with a sun-drenched bedroom. The reality is that it’s a small, cheap, window-heavy garage conversion. But it’s ours. We’ve filled it with art, good food, books, craft supplies, so many plants, dog toys. It’s our…
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February 20, 2021
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Massive Attack Has Never Sounded So Good

This month marked the thirtieth anniversary of Massive Attack’s “Unfinished Sympathy,” not that anyone was keeping track. The song remains, for me at least, the high-water mark of what came to be known as trip hop, a bastard genre of languorous tempos and ponderous atmospherics that was once a staple…
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February 19, 2021
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Comet from edge of solar system killed the dinosaurs: study

Comet from edge of solar system killed the dinosaurs: study Sixty-six million years ago, a huge celestial object struck off the coast of what is now Mexico, triggering a catastrophic “impact winter” that eventually wiped out three-quarters of life on Earth, including the dinosaurs. A massive object struck the Earth…
bubmag
February 16, 2021