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  1. Page 2 uncovers the losing entries by Shakespeare, Frost, Kipling...

    Patrick Hruby

    When a 24-year-old recent college graduate won Miami's official LeBron James Poetry Contest -- and no, we're not making that up -- her four-line verse didn't just beat out 1,100 other submissions. It topped entries from some of the literary world's ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  2. Page 2 uncovers the losing entries by Shakespeare, Frost, Kipling...

    Patrick Hruby

    Hruby: Shakespeare's losing entry in LeBron poetry contest

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  3. A pep talk for our fine friends from the UK

    Patrick Hruby

    A pep talk for our fine friends from the UK

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  4. Some sports banners were never meant to be raised to the rafters ...

    Patrick Hruby

    On Day 5 of Page 2's Lamest Sports Banners Contest, we resolve to turn off "SportsCenter" and turn on the popular cable news channel dedicated to academic performance and highlights of college athletes taking chemistry exams. Oh, wait -- there isn'...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2010
  5. Some sports banners were never meant to be raised to the rafters....

    Patrick Hruby

    On Day 4 of Page 2's Lamest Sports Banners Contest, we pause to consider a hypothetical: What if the National Football League gave out Olympic-style medals instead of the Lombardi Trophy? The answer might look something like the middle banner to th...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  6. Some sports banners were never meant to be raised to the rafters....

    Patrick Hruby

    The third day of Page 2's Lamest Sports Banners Contest poses a vexing question: can a championship flag -- a glorious tapestry commemorating the highest level of achievement in one's chosen sport -- be considered mildly mostly ridiculous? A: Yes, i...

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  7. Some sports banners were never meant to be raised to the rafters....

    Patrick Hruby

    Herbert Hoover once said competition is the incentive to progress. Clearly, the man who may have exacerbated the Great Depression was unaware of Page 2's Lamest Sports Banners Contest, an ongoing reader competition in which the only progress is a qui...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  8. The art of the flop

    Patrick Hruby

    Patrick Hruby salutes all the students in the NBA's school of flopping -- the least-appreciated actors in the world.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2006
  9. In electric company

    Patrick Hruby

    In a world dominated by PlayStation and Xbox, people are still playing old-fashioned electric football. And the competition -- and camaraderie -- is as intense as ever.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2006
  10. Moderation is for wimps!

    Patrick Hruby

    With the hot dog contest around the corner, Page 2's Patrick Hruby has some things every aspiring professional gurgitator should know.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2003