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“He’s fine. And yes, he’s an amazing coach although you’d never know you felt that way.” I flinched at the truth of her words.  I should’ve talked to him in the six years since graduating, but I hadn’t. It’d been … Continue reading

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I wasn’t sure what she was doing, although I could’ve sworn hearing what sounded like whispers coming from her direction. It seemed possible that she was praying. Praying she hadn’t run into me, for a hole to swallow her… Standing … Continue reading

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As far as I was concerned, she shouldn’t be there that late. Like all the other reporters she should’ve been long gone, rushing to submit her story. And as she neared her car, that I then realized was only a … Continue reading

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If someone had told me several months before that I would not only completely enjoy spending time with my family but also look forward to it, I would’ve asked what they were smoking.  Not that I didn’t love them. There … Continue reading

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No, not really.” I tried most of them because they were things that kept my mind and hands occupied. I hated sitting around, not doing something or interacting. But I didn’t feel like I could trust myself to go out, … Continue reading

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“That’s when that voice tends to tell you that a drink will make it easier. I call it the ‘Drinking Devil.’” “Drinking Devil?” “I just started calling it that because it reminded me of the devil you see in cartoons. … Continue reading

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“Hey, Stan.” Before I met him, I doubted that I would have anything in common with my sponsor. I was a professional NFL quarterback, wealthy, hounded by press and fans, and my job performance was criticized by people all around … Continue reading

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I kept most of the lights off, except for the ones that lit up each player’s space and scanned each one until I came to mine. DAVILA. The blue letters still spelled out my name above my spot and I … Continue reading

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“Expect the unexpected.” I imitated him and everyone chuckled. “Damn it if that statement hasn’t come back to bite me in the ass since that day.” Jimmy muttered and I chuckled. The day I was drafted by the Bucks from … Continue reading

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I could tell Jimmy was fuming by the way he bolted towards the doors, flinging them open before anyone else could for him. He planted his feet a little ways into the waiting room and stared straight ahead, breathing loud … Continue reading

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