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Tulo, Encarnacion Slug Blue Jays to 5-0 Win Over Angels

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run homer, R.A. Dickey pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays stayed atop the AL wild-card race with a 5-0 victory over the freefalling Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

77-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed In College Park Crash

Robert Dickey was riding his bike in a crosswalk when he was hit by a car. [ more › ]

September Matters! (?)

2 weeks agoSports : Page 2 Sports

So, remember last week, when I was all, “don’t name the catcher, lest ye jinx his epic tear?”  Well, young Gary “Dickey, Yogi, Elston, Thurmon, Jorge, Gary” Sanchez has done what all rookies invariably do.  He’s fallen back down to earth. ...Show More Summary

Ellsbury's 3 RBIs Back Tanaka as Yanks Beat Blue Jays 5-3

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jacoby Ellsbury overcame a first-inning deficit against R.A. Dickey with a two-run homer on the knuckleballer's third pitch of the game, then added an RBI single to lead the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Monday.

Martin Has 3 Hits, Blue Jays Beat Slumping Angels 7-2

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Russell Martin had three hits and two RBIs, R.A. Dickey pitched 6 2/3 innings for his first home win since July 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Tuesday night.

With Gigster, Anyone Can Hire A Great Developer From Facebook Or Google

Two years ago Roger Dickey, 33, started San Francisco-based Gigster, a platform where companies hire freelance software developers. Its selling point: a heavily screened pool of top developers eager to moonlight on a project basis for non-tech clients. Show More Summary

Dickey Throws 7 Strong Innings in Jays' 2-1 Win Over Astros

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

R.A. Dickey's knuckleball was working Tuesday night, and the Blue Jays got just enough offense to pull out a win.

Book review: Bronwen Dickey’s Pit Bull

The root cause of our view of pit bulls, Dickey argues, comes not from the animals themselves, but from our own ignorance, fear, and prejudice. Photo by iStockphoto There are flashpoints in our relationship with animals – controversies where people are divided on important topics, from vegetarianism to captive wildlife in zoos to deer management. Show More Summary

Of Course: MSNBC Connects Munich Terror Attack Talk to GOP Convention

MSNBC on Friday used the unfolding shooting spree in Munich to bash the Republican Party and connect the GOP convention to it. Regarding terror, Daily Beast editor Christopher Dickey talked to Brian Williams and lectured, “What we're...Show More Summary

The Purpose of Gun Research Is to Enact Gun Control?

The recent spate of shootings has brought fresh denunciations of the “Dickey Amendment,” a 1996 law seen as restricting the Centers for Disease Control from researching gun violence. To its critics, the Dickey Amendment is part of the...Show More Summary

Donaldson Hits 3-Run HR, Blue Jays Beat Tigers 6-1

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

All-Star slugger Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer, R.A. Dickey won back-to-back starts for the first time in a month and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Sunday in the teams' final game before the All-Star br...

Tippets: Tarpon Techniques, Treating Tick Bites

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Captain Joel Dickey and Louis Cahill outline 11 important tips for correctly presenting a fly to tarpon. “Bottom-line, there’s a very small margin of error bestowed to anglers fly fishing for tarpon.” Read more here. Anglers spend time in places … more ?

This Writer Spent Eight Years Investigating Every Claim Made About Pit Bulls, So Of Course She’s Met With Death Threats At Every Turn

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“After voluminous research, Dickey came to the conclusion that the venom of the haters, who themselves possess the uncontrollable obsession with violence they ascribe to their canine target, is aimed not at these dogs but rather at the cypher of their stereotyped owner.”


NBC FREAK-OUT: BREXIT = ‘FEAR, XENOPHOBIA, RACISM,’ ‘THREATENS WESTERN CIVILIZATION:’ Appearing on NBC’s Today, analyst and Daily Beast editor Christopher Dickey launched into a tirade against Britain’s vote to leave the European Union: “…they claim it says, right off the bat, is that they were tired of all the bureaucracy of the European Union, they […]

Dogs of War: Bronwen Dickey on Pit Bulls

There is no reason why anyone should live in a place where animal control officers can come to your house and seize your dog and euthanize your dog based on the way it looks when it hasn’t done anything wrong. The post Dogs of War: Bronwen Dickey on Pit Bulls appeared first on The Millions.

Decatur Book Festival keynote announced

Friends and family of Pat Conroy, author of Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, will pay tribute to him at the Decatur Book Festival. Family friends Rick Bragg, Ron Rash, and Bronwen Dickey will share the stage with Conroy’s wife Cassandra King Conroy and daughter Melissa Conroy, both authors, for a keynote remembrance.…

Why the Dickey Amendment, a Potent GOP Weapon to Shut Down the Gun Debate, Must Go

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As I argued yesterday, one of the most dangerous refrains we hear every time guns are used to kill people is: “Don’t politicize this tragedy!” It is so dangerous because it has become an effective way to silence the conversation on… Read The post Why the Dickey Amendment, a Potent GOP Weapon to Shut Down the Gun Debate, Must Go appeared first on Towleroad.

Donaldson's Homer and Triple Lead Jays Past Tigers 7-2

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Josh Donaldson had three hits, including a three-run homer and a triple, and R.A. Dickey won consecutive starts for the first time since last summer, helping the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.

Adverb Showdown!

At Slate, Colin Dickey counters Christian Lorentzen’s strident New York Mag diatribe “Could We Just Lose Adverbs (Already)” with his own similarly strident “Adverbs Are Overwhelmingly, Indisputably The Best Part of Speech.” Writes Dickey: …Lorentzen is more nuanced and reflective than to call for an outright ban, and by essay’s end, he has arrived at […]

Adverbs Are Cheap? That’s Ridiculously Wrong-Headed

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Colin Dickey: “Who will speak on the adverb’s behalf? For once again, it would seem, it is under attack. … We desperately lack a full-throated defense of this runt of the grammatical litter. We need an outright celebration of adverbs, and it is that celebration that I offer – stridently, boisterously, unapologetically.”

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