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Tour de France

While I’m not a huge cycling fan every July I always seem to get sucked into watching the Tour de France.   I think its part the beautiful scenery and part the exciting, edge of your seat racing.  Whatever it is I can’t take my eyes off it. The Tour de France is a multi-stage bicycle […]

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Women’s World Cup

Soccer fans, get ready to cheer on the United States once again this summer. This time it’s the women’s turn. The FIFA Women’s World Cup will start on Saturday June 6, 2015. The Canadian’s are the host this year and the United States will play its first game on Monday June 8 against Australia. The […]

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Soccer Capital of America

A little over a year ago, at the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star game, Sporting Kansas City dubbed Kansas City the “Soccer Capital of America”. At the time it seemed like a very audacious statement, but if this past year is any indication they might not have been far off. It all began on a […]

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English Premier League

If you were to ask soccer fans around the world what the best league in the world is the majority would probably say the English Premier League (EPL). They routinely get the top talent from all corners of the globe. The games are physical and exciting to watch. They are insanely popular throughout the world. […]

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World Cup – Watch it at the Library!

Once every four years the world stops for a moment and focus’ its attention on soccer. The World Cup, the #1 most watched sporting event in the world, will officially kick off on Thursday June 12, 2014 in Brazil to the delight of hundreds of millions of soccer fans. For those who don’t know a […]

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March Madness at Your Library

March Madness is in my opinion the best time of the year. For five long months you have followed your favorite college basketball team through the highs and lows of their season. Finally, the wait is over, and if you are a fan of one of the three Division I schools in Kansas you are one happy person.

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College Basketball Has Arrived

This is my favorite time of year. The leaves are changing, the air is cooler, and college basketball is about to start. It’s the time of year when all college basketball fans have hope. This could be the year when your team puts it all together and wins a tournament, the conference, or even the […]

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MLS All-Star Game Comes to Kansas City

All eyes (in the soccer world) will once again be on Sporting Park in Kansas City, KS next week. Sporting Kansas City is set to host the MLS All-Star game on Wednesday July 31st. Their opponents will be A.S. Roma out of the Italian league. This is a first for Kansas City, although they are […]

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Spring is Here! Time For Exercising Outdoors

Spring is now in full swing and it is time to go outside and finally enjoy the beautiful weather. Running and walking are great ways to enjoy nature, while exercising at the same time. There are a few places around Topeka where you can enjoy the great outdoors. I personally like going out to Lake […]

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Soccer Excitement in Kansas City

Soccer fans in Kansas City have had a lot to be excited about recently. With the success of Sporting KC, visits from the Men’s and Women’s National teams, and the recent announcement of the MLS All-Star game, Kansas City has been the center of soccer’s attention in the United States. With all this happening there […]