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An Ill-Fated Trip to Pittsburgh I’ll Never Forget

  I walked out the door of my hotel, headed toward Market Square—and that’s when I felt it. It was 3 PM and there’s was a buzz in the air—and energy of excitement and joy that I’ve never experienced before. … Continue reading

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Frozen Findings

This past weekend marked the third time I’ve attended the best party in hockey—the Frozen Four. It’s always an incredible, unique event, as fans from all over the country buy tickets months in advance and don’t even care if their … Continue reading

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The time I may have let a sex offender walk free

In January, I got a jury summons in the mail for the week of February 2. But there was one major problem, my two-year long project in North Carolina was finally going live on February 1. I managed to defer … Continue reading

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Masculinity

On a recent Saturday afternoon, I drank beer at a tailgate and cheered by butt off at the Wisconsin-Iowa football game. That night, I danced my butt off to Taylor Swift at a gay club. That’s who I am. And … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania needs a college hoops tournament

College basketball is back, and with it comes early-season tournaments. The Maui Invitational is perhaps the best-known tournament, and Pitt will actually compete in it this year. But now we have several tournaments in New York, one in the Bahamas, … Continue reading

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Just because you don’t care, doesn’t mean it’s not a big deal

(This is an open letter to the homophobic people in my life and in my family. I realize you probably don’t want or mean to be homophobic, so please read this to try to educate yourself. I would love to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Out in Left Field

Hi there. I’m Tony. Some of you may know me as “that sportswriter who came out of the closet on Outsports.” Some of you may know me personally. Some of you may work even with me. Regardless, welcome to my … Continue reading

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