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First Cigar with Martin Kove

Martin Kove is best known for his role as John Kreese, the cold-blooded sensei behind the Cobra Kai dojo in the Karate Kid movies. He’s …

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Ed Reed – Win, Lose, or Draw

Ed Reed spent his college and NFL careers building a strong case that he’s the best safety who ever played football. Through all the ups …

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Jim Jackson’s NCAA Mens Hoops Postseason Preview

Hoop star and fellow cigar lover Jim Jackson puts his NCAA, NBA, and FOX Sports experience to work with this conference tournament roundup. As a …

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Q&A With Chris Moneymaker

Chris Moneymaker stunned the poker world and ushered in a new era in the game when in 2003 he became the first person to win …

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Q&A with Keith Scribner

In “Old Newgate Road,” novelist Keith Scribner tells the story of Cole Callahan, a Connecticut native who moved to the West Coast after violence tore …

Old Dominion is one of the hottest acts in country music and they're celebrating every win with cigars
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Old Dominion is one of the hottest acts in country music and they’re celebrating every win with cigars

This piece was published in the September/October 2018 issue of Cigar Snob Magazine. On Nov. 14, Old Dominion won Vocal Group of the Year at …

Emmitt Smith on cigars, family, giving back, championships and life after football
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Emmitt Smith on cigars, family, giving back, championships and life after football

Emmitt Smith’s résumé is impressive. NFL Hall of Fame, three Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys (1993, 1994, 1996), NFL record for most all-time rushing …

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Manny Iriarte: branching out

Manny Iriarte This story was originally published in the July/August 2011 issue of Cigar Snob Magazine. December 7th, 2000, 02:15 AM: He couldn’t sleep. His …

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Gilberto F. Oliva Sr., the Oliva Cigar patriarch who weathered political storms to persist in the cigar world, dies at 86

Gilberto Oliva, Sr., patriarch of the Oliva Cigar family, died today in Miami. He was 86. Here’s some of an Oliva Cigar press release: “He …

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Domenico Vacca: American dream, Italian fit

The terrace at the far back end of his New York City store is part of an expansive lounge area he uses to entertain guests …

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