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#9 The Iron Bowl: November 2022 Over Thanksgiving weekend that same year the two of us returned to the South – Tuscaloosa, via Atlanta, to be precise – for what is arguably the country’s most prolific college football rivalry, the Auburn Tig
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#8 - The Masters: April 2022 Our ability to witness, firsthand, “A tradition unlike any other” was delayed two years so that we would not find ourselves attending, “An unlikely event lacking tradition.” If, as the saying goes, “Good thin
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#7 The Kentucky Derby: May 2021 “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Historically applied to beloved letter couriers, a variation of this motto necessa
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#6 Ironman World Championship: October 2019 Much like how our bucket list requires extensive training, discipline, and endurance, so too does the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Held annually, this championship consists of a 2.4
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5 Sport Fishing Panama: February 2019 A late but compelling update to our overall bucket list was the inclusion of a deep-sea fishing trip; with any luck, marlin fishing to be more precise. But not just any marlin fishing opportunity would suffice
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#4 World Cup Final in Moscow: July 2018 The months leading up to the World Cup’s kickoff in June were marked by so many extraordinary storylines that we were left to wonder if we would somehow be Red Menaced while meeting and mingling with Musco
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#3 Monday Night Football at Lambeau Field: November 2017 Initially considered an opportunistic and convenient (wedge) event to attend, the Monday Night Football game featuring the Packers at Lambeau Field, proved to be anything but that. Approxim
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#2 The Iditarod: March 2017 The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, self-proclaimed as the “The Last Great Race on Earth,” is Alaska’s most iconic winter event, with a traditional route from Anchorage to Nome – a distance which varies but is fre
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#1 The Running of the Bulls - July 2016 Prior to taking the train to Pamplona to participate in the San Fermin Festival, we spent several days in Madrid taking in its sights and sounds, as well as a considerable amount of vino tinto and what seeme
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25 by 75: Two Guys’ Unlikely Journey aka “The Global Sports Bucket List” The Premise The premise, albeit partially (entirely?) half-baked – at least initially – arose as I began wrapping up my MLB stadium tour with my daughter in late 201
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