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Nov. 29, 1982

Nov. 29, 1982 This wasn’t exactly a stellar year for the NFL. A player strike reduced the schedule from 16 to nine games. A team’s standing within its division or conference meant little as the league prepared for a 16-team “tournament.” The good news for Pats fans on this date was a 29-21 win over the Houston Oilers. That eight-point difference should have been larger; the Pats were up 29-7 headed into the fourth quarter. Worst of all, at least for owner Bill Sullivan and his family, is that the game drew thethe smallest crowd  ever at ...

Some Clevelanders are likely to update their wills

Some Clevelanders are likely to update their wills When lifelong fans of a big-league team are told that their club is changing its name, there will be many who whose ire will take years to cool. Some Clevelanders are likely to update their wills to make sure they go to the great beyond wearing a Cleveland Indians jersey, or at least a hat. Chief Wahoo, the much maligned – or mindlessly adored - caricature of a Native American, has already been eased out the door. This should not be considered a big thumb’s up for Guardians. That ...

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