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The Real Stars of the Show
It's Sunland Derby time again at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. The Grade III Derby could well place one or more of its horses in Kentucky Derby. In honor of the big race, here's a piece from last year showing that, however we humans may want to pose like we're kings of the …
The Most Talented Man I Ever Knew
Dad always told me I need to cut back on the language.
Not bad language, just words.
A master of making a point in as few words as possible, my Dad, John Keith, died last week, aged 78.
His kidneys and heart had been worsening, though when he was in his heyday as sports information director/hospitality…
Tigers Undo Miners for Conference USA Title

(UTEP & Memphis post-game interview video below)
By Duke Keith: dkeith@klaq.com, twitter.com/dukekeith
Now you see it, now you don't.
An opportunity for the UTEP Miners to not sweat Selection Sunday escaped them like a 12-point second half lead. Like a missed free throw. Like a long rebound.
UTEP le…
Remember Texas vs. The Nation?
"...If Hansmire thought this game could play in Texas cities east of here -- heck, if he thought it could ever out-grow El Paso -- all he has to do is look at those Alamodome snapshots..."
GOOOOAAAALLLLL! NFL Would Score With Soccer Crossovers
I would buy one of these shirts. Maybe downtown when it gets ripped off in a Mexican sweatshop, but I would buy one of these shirts.

Problem is, right now they're not real. They're a product of the imagination of a design student named Jimmy Nutini, who would probably be sued into homelessn…
Price and UTEP Recruit “Now” Players
"...Make no mistake, though; Price both wants and needs to win now. The pressure is there -- in Price's case, most of it internal. But if he is honest with himself, it isn't just a desire to compete and win, it's a race against the clock -- both his own at age 64, and the one att…
Arrested Development
"The Patriots have been close. So close there were rumors MLS Commissioner Don Garber had communicated with Enrique Cervantes. If El Paso minds its P's and Q's, maybe someday...That was a few years back, the P's and Q's since lost in alphabet soup for an organization that ha…
Octomom Sells Out Again
Click on the pic for the link to TMZ.com and a video that will curdle your mother's milk. You especially have to love Baby's tats, not to mention his facial hair.

Miners Axe Owls, 66-43
By Duke Keith, dkeith@klaq.com
The picture continues to clear for the UTEP Miners.
After suffering their first set-back in Conference USA play in that 100-97 triple-overtime thriller at UAB, the Miners have spelled it out for the rest of the conference. Regular season and post-season, the road to…

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