Collins lived and breathed the game and his enthusiasm was infectious.
Tom LeCompte is a freelance writer in Boston.
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Is Uber stealing business, or showing taxi companies how to survive in theirs?
Baby Boomers are facing unique challenges in this economy. After decades of loyal service to a company, with retirement in the offing, many are being shown the door.
New evidence, 40 years later, that Bobby Riggs threw the match is beside the point. Riggs versus Billie Jean King wasn’t about tennis or sports or even social change. It was about entertainment.
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