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Tom Kertscher
Authored books on Al McGuire, Brett Favre. Sports freelancer/Associated Press. Grad/UW-Madison, Ohio State. Fan/Packers, UW, OSU, MU, Brewers, Cubs.
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. baseball player to me for future story on sports rituals/superstitions: "When we take the field and we do our warm-up throws in the first inning, after I make my second throw, I like to go behind second base and say a little prayer."
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Tom Kertscher Feb 14
“On the way to a game, the bus driver went the wrong way. We won the game. So, the next game, we made the bus driver go the same exact same route. He wasn’t lost--but he had to get lost for that game.”-- coach Adrian Bush to me for future sports superstitions story
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Tom Kertscher Feb 12
"When we take the field and we do our warm-up throws in the first inning, after I make my second throw, I like to go behind second base and say a little prayer." -- to me for future story on sports rituals/superstitions
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Tom Kertscher Feb 6
Wizards coach after loss to Bucks tonight: “Giannis, when you're not doing well, you just put him back in and the game changes. He's that good, he's an MVP-type player. They're hard to beat, there's no reason why they should not be there at the end."
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Tom Kertscher Feb 5
U of coach to me for future story on sports superstitions: “On the way to a game, the bus driver went the wrong way. We won the game. So, the next game, we made the bus driver go the same exact same route. He wasn’t lost -- but he had to get lost for that game.”
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Tom Kertscher Feb 4
Even more boring than this year’s Super Bowl: Day-after analysis of this year’s Super Bowl.
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Tom Kertscher Feb 2
. to me for future Journal story on sports rituals/superstitions--her pre-game routine: 20-minute nap, 5-minute cold shower, putting on right shoe before left, being the last player to walk onto the court. “I was a little crazy, I’m not going to lie."
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Tom Kertscher Jan 31
20-minute nap, 5-minute cold shower, putting on right shoe before left, being the last player to walk onto the court. “I was a little crazy, I’m not going to lie."--Basketballer Elena de Alfredo to me for future University of Tampa Journal story on sports rituals
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Tom Kertscher Jan 30
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Tom Kertscher Jan 20
Inner beast — My conversation with player and alumnus about going from the NFL to Olympic and back.
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Tom Kertscher Jan 15
"We’re trying to move in this boat and not realizing that all we’re going to do is move around in circles because we’re tied to all the junk. But when I forgave my dad, I was released to begin to live life at a whole new level." -- Mike Singletary to me
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Tom Kertscher Jan 13
In the past few days, I lost a friend and a relative went into hospice. One thing that helps: Playing their favorite music.
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Tom Kertscher Jan 13
Inner beast — My conversation with New England Patriots player and Ohio State alumnus Nate Ebner about going from the NFL to Olympic rugby and back.
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Tom Kertscher Jan 12
"Survived 19 years of professional football and I'm in pretty good shape right now. It's a great trip. I never had to work." -- Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson to me
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Tom Kertscher Jan 11
. legend Len Dawson to me: "Survived 19 years of professional football and I'm in pretty good shape right now. It's a great trip. I never had to work."
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Tom Kertscher Jan 11
Mike Singletary to me: "We’re trying to move in this boat and not realizing that all we’re going to do is move around in circles because we’re tied to all the junk. But when I forgave my dad, I was released to begin to live life at a whole new level."
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Tom Kertscher Jan 11
I lost a friend this week and a relative went into hospice. One thing that helps: Playing their favorite music.
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Tom Kertscher Jan 9
"Sometimes I would just get up and go outside, maybe 12, 1 o’clock in the morning. And I’d just start running up and down the road. There was a burning desire to be great." great Mike Singletary to me
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Tom Kertscher Jan 7
“It encourages you, being on a national championship team. It encouraged me to take advantage of opportunities.” — Ohio State national champion football player Will Allen to me
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Tom Kertscher Jan 7
Wall Street Journal: Joe Montana was long the archetype for the best quarterbacks. But the young stars taking over the league idolized a different Hall of Fame passer.
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