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Michael Brendan Dougherty
Michael Brendan Dougherty is a contributing editor of the American Conservative.
by | May 7, 2014

I was raised on the baseball highlight reel. As a kid, SportsCenter was my breakfast. Eat a little Cinnamon Toast Crunch,…

by | Dec 10, 2010

The Dilemmas of American Conservatism Edited by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Ethan Fishman (The University Press of Kentucky, 212 pages,…

by | Apr 11, 2008

Last May 12, I fell out of love with the NBA. The league that I had loved in the mid-nineties…

by | Apr 4, 2008

My name is Michael Brendan Dougherty and I have a problem. You see, spring training is over. The old songs…

by | Mar 14, 2008

The place that invented the “Bronx cheer” doesn’t cotton to its baseball players easily. Yankees fans took years to warm…

by | Mar 5, 2008

The Seattle SuperSonics have died. The team bequeathed one NBA championship title and several YouTube videos of Shawn Kemp dunks…

by | Feb 21, 2008

In pop culture, drag racing had given us idiotically romantic images like James Dean in his Porsche 356 Speedster bolting…

by | Feb 15, 2008

Imagine sitting in front of Henry Waxman and explaining that the man who accuses you of taking an illicit substance…

by | Feb 7, 2008

One reel of film will be played thousands of times on ESPN this week to mark the surprise midseason retirement…

by | Aug 2, 2007

On the morning of October 28, 1986, Darryl Strawberry knocked on his friend’s door. No answer. “Doc, c’mon.” Then he…

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