1. NHL Prospect Signings: San Jose Sharks Add Three Players For Future

    On Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks signed three players who shined in the YoungStars Tournament last week in Penticton, British Columbia to entry level contracts...

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  2. NFL Athletes and Sex: New York Jets and Ines Sainz Mix With Predictable Results

    There are usually two sides to any issue. For instance, with all due respect to my conservative friends, President Obama is not responsible for this recession, he inherited it but with ...

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  3. NFL 2010 Preseason Predictions: AFC Playoff Preview

    Much like Thursday's NFC predictions, these will predict the seeds of the AFC and how those matchups will play out. As stated in the aforementioned article, the AFC is expected to produce the 2010 NFL champion...

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  4. NFL 2010 Preseason Predictions: NFC Playoff Preview

    Over the past few weeks, I did a preview of each division in which the playoff seeds were spelled out. However, many things changed or became evident over the preseason, so there are some notable variations on those picks...

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  5. NFL Division Preview: AFC South

    At times in the recent past, there have been two different teams vying for the AFC South division title. Other times, one could all but guarantee the winner before the season began...

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  6. Brett Favre Soap Opera Wears Thin on Fans

    There are many reasons for San Francisco fans to boo Brett Favre (for coverage of the game itself, see my companion piece on Sports Haze. For coverage on Favre's old team, check out my piece on PackerChatters)...

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  7. NFL Division Roundup: AFC North

    Last week I previewed all four NFC divisions including the South on Bleacher Report. Now it is time to preview the AFC, starting with the North; you can also click the following links to see the West and East previews, and look for the South here soon...

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  8. Blackhawk Down: The Purging of Chicago's Roster

    The war of attrition may be drawing to a close. But what a destructive path it has left through one of the world's great cities. Losing Adam Burish, Ben Eager, Colin Fraser, and Jordan Hendry is one thing...

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  9. NFC South Predictions

    Welcome to my series predicting the divisions of the NFC. In each article, I list how each team will finish in each division and why, plus offer which playoff seed they will wind up with if any...

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  10. Green Bay Packers Will Miss Johnny Jolly in 2010

    As I reported on PackerChatters, the Green Bay Packers will have to do without the massive presence of Johnny Jolly on the front line for 2010...

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  11. San Jose Sharks Lose Again to Chicago Blackhawks

    On Monday, the San Jose Sharks lost again to the Chicago Blackhawks in the pursuit of young defenceman Niklas Hjalmarsson...

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  12. San Jose Sharks Look to Pilfer Niklas Hjalmarsson from Champs

    According to NHL.com , the San Jose Sharks have offered Chicago Blackhawks restricted free agent defenceman Niklas Hjalmarsson a four-year, $14 million contract. The $3.5 million per year offer suggests that the Sharks want him badly in teal next season..

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  13. NHL Free Agency, San Jose Sharks: The Ugly

    In the third piece of my series, "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," assessing the San Jose Sharks offseason, we examine the ugly or non-moves of the summer. (See the following links to read about the team's good and bad decisions in free agency...

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  14. Green Bay Packers Quarterback Prediction: Matt Flynn

    Third-year quarterback Matt Flynn is all-but guaranteed the second-string quarterback position for the Green Bay Packers. Unfortunately, it is not because of his qualifications, but the lack of competition...

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  15. Suggested Last Steps for the San Jose Sharks

    In my last article, I outlined the San Jose Sharks roster as it stands (assuming players tendered qualifying offers stayed in teal). I even postured on the deficiencies that would likely keep them from repeating the success of last season...

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  16. San Jose Sharks 2010-11 Roster Taking Shape

    With recent re-signings of Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski, Scott Nichol, and Niclas Wallin, the San Jose Sharks now have 11 forwards, six defencemen, and one goalie with NHL experience ...

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  17. San Jose Sharks Complete Busy Week Re-signing Free Agents

    From Thursday through Saturday of last week, the San Jose Sharks took major steps toward shaping their future. First of all, there was the NHL Draft; for a look at that, see Shark-Infested Blogger ...

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  18. Green Bay Packers Unit Grades, Volume X: Mike McCarthy

    In the final series of my unit grades, I put the magnifying glass over head coach Mike McCarthy. In such a light, every flaw is all the more obvious, and the heat can cause one to burst into flames...

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  19. San Jose Sharks Announce They Will Not Re-Sign Evgeni Nabokov

    We all knew it was coming, but it is still a sad day for San Jose Sharks fans. Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks officially said they would not be bringing back Evgeni Nabokov. Next season will be the goalie's first in another NHL uniform...

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  20. San Jose Sharks Player Analysis: Manny Malhotra

    Every team needs good grinders. The guys you send out to take tough faceoffs in their own end, to shadow the other team's best scoring lines, to provide some energy to a listless team, or just to chew up minutes and give your stars a break...

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  21. San Jose Sharks Play-By-Play Announcer Randy Hahn Interview Summary

    Here are some miscellaneous tidbits from the interview, including a question he declined to answer. MJ Kasprzak— There have been rumours that Jarome Iginla wants out of Calgary, ...

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  22. Sharks Play-By-Play Announcer Randy Hahn Talks Jamie McGinn

    This was a follow-up question I asked Randy Hahn after talking about young players on the Sharks who we should look for contributions from in 2010-11. To see that question, read the companion piece on Shark-Infested Blogger...

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  23. Green Bay Packers Unit Grades, Volume IX: Defensive Coaches

    This is one of the toughest analyses of the Green Bay Packers to make. For one thing, there are the usual difficulties in grading a coaching staff, such as how much credit or blame goes to the coaches vs...

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  24. NHL Report: Rob Blake To Retire

    According to NHL.com, citing a report from Comcast Sports Net Bay Area, Rob Blake will announce his retirement in the days following the NHL Stanley Cup Finals that ended tonight...

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  25. Announcer Randy Hahn on Supporting San Jose Sharks' Players

    This is the follow-up question on the lack of objectivity in the organisation; for part one, see my companion piece on Shark-Infested Blogger. As always, my contributions to the interview are in italics, and Mr...

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