Etcetera 19.

In the bullpen — there’s got to be a jar of instant coffee in here somewhere.

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The team doctor prescribed the swimmers two cups of decaf before bedtime.

Etcetera 16.

Water! At the square root of sports is water.

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Squirt water on the boxer’s head between rounds. Squirt the water all over his jaws.

Etcetera 13.

Clayton Kershaw, the Dodger on the mound.

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He of the high-winding high-wired hustle — chain lightening, a hit-preventing kick. He is strict.

Etcetera 12.

Dirt, cops, and stairs. Now this is a park. Dodger Stadium, a Tuesday evening in June.

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A dedicated grounds crew here, with the blue hose to shoot.