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That Time Olympian Hollis Conway Jumped Too Soon
July 2, 2018

When he was told four years ago that his teenaged middle-of-three daughters wanted to enter a beauty pageant, Hollis Conway, father…

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Senior moment worth wait for Toms
July 2, 2018

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writer I only have one problem with David Toms winning the U.S. Senior Open Sunday. David Toms…

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If You Ain’t Lovin’ (Summer), You Ain’t Livin’
June 25, 2018

(First published June 24, 2018 in  The Times and  The  News Star.) I am writing this on the night before the…

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Great Grandmommas Might Have To Leave You, But They’ll Never Leave You Alone
June 18, 2018

Hey there my handsome and healthy young friend. There is no getting around it: you have lost your great-grandmother, and it’s…

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The Death of the Hero in the NBA
June 12, 2018

By JJ MARSHALL, JR./Designated Contributor Michael Jordan is a myth. Yes, he had the greatest NBA career ever, but he lost,... Read More
The Race Is Over For The Record-Setting Hut
June 11, 2018

(This column first ran in the June 10, 2018 editions of The Times and The News Star.) Hutcheson is a four-store…

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It’s still a series (barely)
June 5, 2018

By JJ MARSHALL, JR./Designated Contributor We’re two games into an NBA Finals matchup that seemed dead on arrival. Most people predicted... Read More
Answers For Your NBA questions
May 31, 2018

By JJ MARSHALL, Jr./Designated Contributor Did the regular season even matter? For the fourth straight season, and as everyone predicted, the... Read More
The Greatest Tiger’s Greatest Return Of All
May 27, 2018

(This column was written for Gannett and originally ran in The Times and The News-Star on Memorial Day weekend, 2018.) He…

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“Dog” Gone After A Life Of Smiles And Wins And Friends
May 21, 2018

(Ran in Sunday, May 20 editions of The Times and The News-Star, coincidentally on the same day of the passing of…

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