The Dope

Mark Kreidler
Deconstructing the sports world one paragraph at a time, by national award-winning writer Mark Kreidler. Because, let's face it, context is king.
Created 25 Jul 2020
  • Don't Call It a Comeback.
    11 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 1
    This post is exclusive to you, the paid subscriber. May your days be filled with golden sunshine and fair breezes. Leave a comment He’s an injury what-if. (Getty Images) ***** Let’s go back briefly to...
  • Testing the Parcells Logic.
    09 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 1
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  • Aaron Rodgers Is Not My Problem.
    05 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 3
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  • Gonna Walk Before They Make Me Run.
    03 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
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  • Hating "The Astros" is Too Easy.
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
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  • Wait: Is Basketball Getting Better?
    31 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Happy Sunday. Thanks for being a paid subscriber. This post is yours exclusively. Leave a comment The whole world is better with less of this. ***** The Olympics may have had something to do with all ...
  • A Broken Leg? Seen It.
    27 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
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  • Why Doesn't Anybody Repeat?
    26 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
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  • Handle With Care.
    21 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
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  • The Coach Who Knew the Odds.
    20 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 5 1
    This post is free. Most of ‘em aren’t. For just $5 a month, you can receive everything we produce! Subscribe now Nothing that happened was a surprise. (USA Today) ***** This is the story of a state wo...
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