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Buzz of the Crowd: There is no place like your home court

State Hornet Staff

December 5, 2012

Some teams wish they could just click their heels and say there is no place like home.While L. Frank Baum coined the phrase in his 1900 literary masterpiece, “The Wizard of Oz”, it holds true in the sports world as well. Baseball, basketball, football and even hockey teams alike love more than ever to pla...

On Second Thought: Sports Curses

State Hornet Staff

May 4, 2011

Dave Mason Sports curses are a way to make depressed sports fans feel better about their embarrassing excuse for a team. Yes, let’s blame everyone but the team for coming up short year after year. It wouldn’t make sense to blame the overpaid, underachieving players for choking every season. Does...