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Overrated – Your idea of Heaven

Ned Bitters This week’s inductee into the “Overrated Hall of Fame” is … your idea of Heaven. A couple of weeks ago, the Washington Redskins squeaked into the NFL playoffs when they beat the snot out of a bunch of sorry-assed second-string Dallas Cowboys. In the euphoria

Overrated – New Year’s celebrations

Ned Bitters This week’s inductee into the “Overrated Hall of Fame” is … New Year’s celebrations. It is noon on Dec. 31 and I just returned from the grocery store, where for the umpteenth year in a row I witnessed the number one New Year’s Eve tradition

Overrated – Athletes thanking God

Ned Bitters This week’s inductee into the “Overrated Hall of Fame” is … athletes thanking God. It’s a muggy August night in Pittsburgh. The last-place Pittsburgh Pirates are up on the last-place Colorado Rockies by six runs in the eighth inning of another meaningless game for both