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The mention of Casimir Pulaski takes me back to my younger days in Brooklyn. If you’ve done much driving in NYC you’ve probably cursed out Pulaski, or at least the bridge named after him, more than once while sitting in a traffic jam.

The Pulaski Bridge in New York City connects Long Island City in Queens to Greenpoint in Brooklyn over Newtown Creek. It was named after Polish military commander and American Revolutionary War fighter Kazimierz Pułaski (Casimir Pulaski) because of the large Polish-American population in Greenpoint.
We also had a Ballistic Missile submarine by the same name: USS CASIMIR PULASKI (SSBN 633). It was one of the 54 for Freedom SSBN's that are now all decommissioned. SSBN 633 was decommissioned under Clinton before the first NC for the UCONN women (decomm'd in March 1994).
 

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The mention of Casimir Pulaski takes me back to my younger days in Brooklyn. If you’ve done much driving in NYC you’ve probably cursed out Pulaski, or at least the bridge named after him, more than once while sitting in a traffic jam.

The Pulaski Bridge in New York City connects Long Island City in Queens to Greenpoint in Brooklyn over Newtown Creek. It was named after Polish military commander and American Revolutionary War fighter Kazimierz Pułaski (Casimir Pulaski) because of the large Polish-American population in Greenpoint.
I used to take the Pulaski Skyway (Newark to Jersey City) back in the day on my way to/from the Holland Tunnel. In retrospect it is really a stunning amount of traffic that moves across that thing at speeds way too quick for the conditions, especially during rush hour. They are just finishing a rehab of it.

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Not since Casimir Pulaski showed up to train our cavalry in the Revolutionary War has the arrival of a Pole on our shores been more celebrated. It is with some amusement that this arrival of a 20-year-old girl looms as the biggest event in the lives of men in their 70s—after a successful morning bm, of course.
Not since Casimir Pulaski showed up to train our cavalry in the Revolutionary War has the arrival of a Pole on our shores been more celebrated.
What about, "The Polish Hammer," Ivan Putski?
 
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I wonder if Nika will keep the ponytail. Seems to work for her. Here's a reminder of what brought her here.

Between Nika and Paige, all the other Huskies better never take their eyes off the ball. Those two seem to have a very similar skill set, which will make the battle for PG minutes the next few years very interesting I understand there is a SG in the DC area who would seem to thrive with NM and PB, should she decide she wants to play on a NC team!
 
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Not since Casimir Pulaski showed up to train our cavalry in the Revolutionary War has the arrival of a Pole on our shores been more celebrated. It is with some amusement that this arrival of a 20-year-old girl looms as the biggest event in the lives of men in their 70s—after a successful morning bm, of course.
Little known fact: Pulaski, Hamilton, and Washington played in a 3 on 3 game against 3 Hessians named Fritz, Fritz and Fritz...read Pulaski's autobiography for verification(page 242)...
 
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I used to take the Pulaski Skyway (Newark to Jersey City) back in the day on my way to/from the Holland Tunnel. In retrospect it is really a stunning amount of traffic that moves across that thing at speeds way to quick for the conditions, especially during rush hour. They just finishing a rehab of it.

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A much needed rehab I might add.
 
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Not since Casimir Pulaski showed up to train our cavalry in the Revolutionary War has the arrival of a Pole on our shores been more celebrated.
What about, "The Polish Hammer," Ivan Putski?
Pulaski is credited with saving Washington’s life and thus insuring the survival of this country by slowing British troops closing in on Washington. He was later killed in action. He also had congenital adrenal hyperplasia which means that while he lived as a man he was actually female.
 
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Pulaski is credited with saving Washington’s life and thus insuring the survival of this country by slowing British troops closing in on Washington. He was later killed in action. He also had congenital adrenal hyperplasia which means that while he lived as a man he was actually female.
Well look at the big brain on Okey, and the big balcony on Pulaski.
 

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Pulaski is credited with saving Washington’s life and thus insuring the survival of this country by slowing British troops closing in on Washington. He was later killed in action. He also had congenital adrenal hyperplasia which means that while he lived as a man he was actually female.
Impressive but Cas, as his close friends called him, never teamed up with Tito Santana to win the World Team Championship.
 

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Despite all the uncertainty surrounding this season, I feel somehow reassured that all the young ladies who make up this year’s UConn WBB team are now on campus, under the watchful eyes of Geno, CD, Shea & Jamelle.
 

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Despite all the uncertainty surrounding this season, I feel somehow reassured that all the young ladies who make up this year’s UConn WBB team are now on campus, under the watchful eyes of Geno, CD, Shea & Jamelle.
If Jamelle says, "This is your bubble, you don't leave it," I'm not leaving the bubble. These young women will be safe.
 

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If Jamelle says, "This is your bubble, you don't leave it," I'm not leaving the bubble. These young women will be safe.
The problem is what defines a bubble on a college campus? Even if a reasonably secure bubble environment could be implemented, I worry that if games are delayed (or worse eliminated the players wont be as focused on best practices??)
 

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