1. Sharks-Red Wings: Not Your Average Joes

    The San Jose Sharks won a second game over the Detroit Red Wings, 4-3, Sunday night. All of their scoring has come from two lines, but at least the "other" line scoring in this series ...

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  2. Sharks Play Complete Game, Take Advantage in Series

    For the first time since the Olympics, the San Jose Sharks were impressive against a quality team. In that time, San Jose has beaten only one team that finished with over 100 points ...

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  3. Memorable Green Bay Packers Games: The Good

    Those of you who have read my pieces over the last 25 months may have noticed my affection for the movie, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly . It is a great film, and makes for a great theme for my most memorable Packers games...

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  4. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket: A Preview of the Conference Semifinals

    Now that the first round is over, my expertise has been brought to light... I know the Western Conference, where I was right on all four winners...

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  5. Sharks-Avs Wrap-Up: Series Three Stars

    No, the three stars of this series will not be awarded to the three forwards on the "second" line, but they could be. That line accounted for 22 points, nine of the team's 19 goals, three of the four game-winners, and averaged better than a plus-five...

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  6. NFL: John Henderson, Adalius Thomas Released

    Monday, the New England Patriots released outside linebacker Adalius Thomas. The Jacksonville Jaguars also released defensive tackle John Henderson. Both of these players will receive a lot of interest throughout the league...

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  7. San Jose Sharks: Patrick Marleau and Dany Heatley Awaken, Jumbo Still Sleeps

    In examining Game Five of this series, there were some things that the Sharks had been lacking that came together, including success for some of the Sharks stars: Dany Heatley awoke ...

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  8. Bryan Bulaga: Green Bay Packers Get Perfect First-Round Selection

    The debate was heated at times, but now it is over. Should the Packers draft a cornerback? An outside linebacker? A left tackle? To get that player, did they need to trade ...

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  9. San Jose Sharks Get No Jumbo Joe

    During my last article, with regard to the San Jose Sharks post-season, I referenced the famous Glengarry Glen Ross line, "Coffee's for closers only...

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  10. San Jose Sharks Fail To Close: Need a Glengarry Glen-Ross Style Wake-up Call

    I was going to do a recap of Game Three, but it is far too painful. And it is not constructive—how do you recap what went wrong in a game you dominated but did not close? However, ...

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  11. NHL Playoffs: San Jose Lucky To Earn Home Split with Colorado

    In Game One of the first-round matchup between the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche, Evgeni Nabokov played well in net. In 30 Colorado shots, he allowed only a screened power play goal and a freak goal off the skate of defenseman Rob Blake...

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  12. Darwinism in San Jose: Sharks Must Adjust or Die

    It is April, and the San Jose Sharks are in trouble. In other news, the sun rose in the east and will reportedly set in the west today. This time of the year, playoffs is survival of the fittest...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 4 years ago 247 reads 4 comments

  13. NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Preview, First Round

    The first-round best playoffs in the world are underway, so I am a little late with these picks. Thus, let me get right to them: Washington Capitals hosting Les Habitants de Montreal Caps in five Sorry, no contest...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 4 years ago 189 reads 3 comments

  14. Green Bay Packers Reportedly Pursue Brian Westbrook

    In analyzing Packers running backs this season, many followers of the Packers have come to the consensus that it was one of the team's positions of need...

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  15. 2010 Stanley Cup: Why No Team Is Worthy to Win It

    The best playoffs in the world are about to begin. They are the best because, like March Madness, the unpredictable happens...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 4 years ago 636 reads 32 comments

  16. NCAA Frozen Four: Wisconsin Seeks Seventh Title

    After winning the NCAA title in 2006, the Wisconsin Badgers really reloaded. To give you an idea of their depth, Hobey Baker Award (college MVP) finalist Blake Geoffrion is only his team's third best scorer...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 4 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  17. San Jose Sharks: Flame-Retardant Duck Hunters

    Call the San Jose Sharks Flame-Retardant Duck hunters. And call me one happy camper. The Sharks won the Pacific Division for the third year in a row...

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  18. Green Bay Packers: Ten Misconceptions About Signing A Veteran QB

    In my last article detailing why the Green Bay Packers need a veteran quarterback, there was a great deal of disagreement over the choices I pointed to. I can understand this—there is a reason the players left on the market are not in demand...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 4 years ago 911 reads 30 comments

  19. Stanley Cup Predictions Are for April Fools, Volume II

    Volume One of this article predicted the Eastern Conference. This one deals with the West and the Stanley Cup Finals. San Jose Sharks over Colorado Avalanche in five games...

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  20. Stanley Cup Predictions Are for April Fools, Volume I

    Only a fool tries to predict the historically anything-can-and-will-happen NHL playoffs before the season is even over...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 4 years ago 282 reads 9 comments

  21. Why the Green Bay Packers Need a Veteran Quarterback

    The consensus is that the first three positions discussed in this series—tackle, linebacker, and cornerback—were the ones of greatest need and those the team should look ...

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  22. San Jose Sharks: Why Joe Thornton's Injury Is a Good Thing

    Joe Thornton is the leading scorer for the San Jose Sharks. Not just this season, either: Jumbo has scored more points as a Shark than anyone else every year except his first (2005-06) in Teal, when he joined two months into the season...

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  23. San Jose Sharks Clinch Playoffs For Sixth Consecutive Season

    Coach Todd McLellan said all the right things during the recent losing streak. He said the team had to play 60 minutes, be smart with the puck, get pucks deep, and be willing to pay the price to make the smart and simple plays...

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  24. San Jose Sharks Must Rebound From Weary Road Trip

    What a difference a fortnight makes. On March 13, the Sharks went into the last game of their homestand having set an NHL record with three consecutive third-period comeback victories...

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  25. Top Free-Agent Running Back Candidates for Green Bay Packers

    At the three more pressing positions of need for the Green Bay Packers—offensive tackle , outside linebacker , and cornerback —there is a need for younger players...

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