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Christimas display in downtown Toms River
Christimas display in downtown Toms River (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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We Need a Little Christmas

Religion is one subject I’ve learned to stay away from for two reasons. 

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(L-R) Bob Badders, Scott Strump, Kevin Williams and Ed Sarluca recap the football season
(L-R) Bob Badders, Scott Strump, Kevin Williams and Ed Sarluca recap the football season (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Making an End of Year List and Checking It Twice

As you may or may not know a significant part of my job here is to head up our Shore Sports Network which includes game and show broadcasts, the ShoreSportsNetwork.com website and our biweekly publication, Shore Sports Network Journal.

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The University of California Santa Cruz's mascot, the Banana Slug
The University of California Santa Cruz's mascot, the Banana Slug (UCSC)
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The Oddest Team Names in Sports

For some reason yesterday I got into a discussion with a couple of co-workers about how many nicknames of pro sports teams just don’t fit and really should be changed. 

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The Williams Family Christmas tree
The Williams Family Christmas tree (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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The tree is real and it’s spectacular

Nothing against artificial Christmas trees but in our house it’s real or it’s not a tree. 

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Jackson Memorial students, staff and Jaguar players touch the game ball from the Jaguars last championship won in 2005. (L-R) Mrs. McCann, Kyle Boyce, Prinicpal Kevin DiEugenio, Jeff Meyer, football players Brad Greenway, Joe DeMaio, Brody Graham, student Angie Cornelius, Band Director Bud McCormick, Brodie Keeney, and Rich Demczyszyn
Jackson Memorial students, staff and Jaguar players touch the game ball from the Jaguars last championship won in 2005. (L-R) Mrs. McCann, Kyle Boyce, Prinicpal Kevin DiEugenio, Jeff Meyer, football players Brad Greenway, Joe DeMaio, Brody Graham, student Angie Cornelius, Band Director Bud McCormick, Brodie Keeney, and Rich Demczyszyn
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High School Football Championship Weekend

The long high school football season which began in the heat of summer will end this weekend when 24 state sectional champions are crowned during the NJSIAA/SportsCare Institute Football Finals at MetLife Stadium, High Point Solutions Stadium, Kean University and Rowan University.

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(Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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What would you do with 86,400 seconds?

So I was browsing through Facebook on Wednesday when I came across a post from Lou Scatigna of AFM Investments who hosts the weekly financial show Financial Physician on News Talk Radio WOBM 1160 and 1310 AM. Lou wrote about something he stumbled on and it goes like this although there are other versions which I have weaved into this one.

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Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Here’s What I Think

Not that anyone is asking my opinion but if they did I would tell them...

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Tavon Austin #11, Jared Cook #89, Chris Givens #13 of the St. Louis Rams pay homage to Mike Brown by holding their hands up during their pre-game introduction
Tavon Austin #11, Jared Cook #89, Chris Givens #13 of the St. Louis Rams pay homage to Mike Brown by holding their hands up during their pre-game introduction (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Showing Support for Ferguson

Whether you agree with the actions of five St. Louis Rams football players the team and the NFL were correct in not fining or disciplining the players.

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Kevin's son Brandon and daughterAlex at Madison Square Garden for the Penn State-Cornell hockey game
Kevin's son Brandon and daughterAlex at Madison Square Garden for the Penn State-Cornell hockey game (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Holiday Weekend Birthday Celebration

We’ve had Grey Thursday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and today is Cyber Monday. Do you know what tomorrow is? Tuesday, just plain old Tuesday. Sounds nice.

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Turkeys sit in a barn at the Willie Bird Turkey Farm in Sonoma, California
Turkeys sit in a barn at the Willie Bird Turkey Farm in Sonoma, California (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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The 4 F’s of Thanksgiving

To me Thanksgiving is without question the best holiday of the year because it’s pure, at least for the most part. 

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