1. Playing with a Heavy Heart: Manti Te'o's Worst Week Ever

    There are some times when I would love to play football again. If I was in Notre Dame superstar Manti Te'o ’s shoes before the Fighting Irish’s game against Michigan ...

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  2. Griping in the Gym: Thoughts on the Gymnastics Controversies in London

    So far in the gymnastics competition at the 2012 London Games, we have seen two very big controversies: First, the one everyone knows about—Jordyn Wieber’s exclusion from the all-around competition...

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  3. Browns DB Joe Haden Makes One Girl's Prom Dream Come True

    In this league of exorbitant contract negotiations and backbiting over social media over who did what to whom, it's nice to see something like this come over the wire...

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  4. NCAA Basketball: The Third Annual Selection Sunday Awards

    Sixty-eight teams have been selected, and sportswriters will now begin wondering what is wrong with the Selection Committee members' minds...

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  5. Joe Paterno: Saying Goodbye to a Football Legend

    Just as quickly as Joe Paterno left the locker room after his last game at Penn State, Happy Valley suddenly became not so happy. Now that he’s left this earth, there’s no doubt it will become downright despondent...

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  6. Game of the Century, Round Two: BCS Championship Game Preview and Prediction

    It has been three weeks since these two teams met each other, in what was dubbed the “Game of the Century...

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  7. Coast to Coast Series: 2011 Stanley Cup Final Preview and Prediction

    After months of hits, fights and complaining about Gary Bettman’s total incompetence, we are finally down to our final two teams...

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  8. NCAA Basketball: The Second Annual Selection Sunday Awards

    The 68 teams have been selected for the NCAA mens basketball tournament, and the analysts have already begun questioning the sanity of the Selection Committee...

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  9. Super Bowl XLV Preview and Prediction

    In the preseason, no one expected these two teams to be playing for football’s biggest prize. The Green Bay Packers were still trying to wash off the stain that was the Brett ...

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  10. Which AFC Coaches Are on the Hot Seat?

    We're nearing the end of the regular season and as we come closer to this season's Super Bowl in Dallas, there have been and probably will be some more coaching changes...

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  11. Incompetence on Ice: Why Gary Bettman is the Worst Commissioner in Sports

    Most faithful readers will remember my diatribe last year, naming Major League Baseball’s Bud Selig as the worst commissioner in the history of organized sports. I’ve decided that’s not the case...

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  12. What’s True, What’s False in the AFC: Fact or Fiction Part Two

    The NFL season is fast approaching, and as always, there are questions that need to be answered before the season starts. This year, there's so many questions for both conferences, I decided to make them into my favorite kind of test: a true/false exam...

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  13. NFL Fact or Fiction, Part One: What's True, What's False in the NFC

    The NFL season is fast approaching, and as always, there are questions that need to be answered before the season starts...

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  14. Rest in Pieces: Texas Stadium Comes Down After Almost 40 Years

    A little after seven in the morning on April 11, God couldn’t see His favorite team through the hole in the roof anymore...

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  15. Walking the Red Carpet: McMullen's First Annual Selection Sunday Awards

    Well, the field of 65 has been decided, and the pundits are already questioning the sanity of the selection committee. But in my opinion, the selection of this field cannot go away until we hand out some awards...

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  16. 2010 Winter Olympics: A Look at NBC's Troubled Coverage

    Normally, I enjoy watching the Olympics, no matter what season it is. I enjoy the thrill of watching the USA try to dominate other nations most people have never heard of...

    Josh McMullen Written by Josh McMullen about almost 5 years ago 1,174 reads 9 comments

  17. Indianapolis Colts-New Orleans Saints: The Ultimate Super Bowl Preview

    We’ve finally come to the matchup that the analysts have been begging for since before the championship games even began. The Saints and the Colts will meet for the biggest prize in professional football: The Vince Lombardi Trophy...

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  18. An Expensive Victory: South Carolina Fined $25K After Win Over Kentucky

    It had finally happened. After seven previous tries at defeating a No. 1 team, the South Carolina Gamecocks had finally beaten the top team in the nation, defeating Kentucky 68-62...

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  19. BCS Championship Preview: Who Wins the Crystal Football?

    It’s finally happened: two teams who actually deserve of a shot at a national championship are actually in the championship game. Granted, it’s still the SEC vs...

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  20. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets-Iowa Hawkeyes: Orange Bowl Preview and Prediction

    We’ve hit the Orange Bowl and two teams who wear yellow are in this one: the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Iowa Hawkeyes...

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  21. BCS Buster Showdown: Fiesta Bowl Preview/Prediction

    It has finally happened: The two teams that were supposed to bust the BCS are going to meet each other in the Fiesta Bowl. The Boise State Broncos and the TCU Horned Frogs will meet to see who is the better BCS Buster...

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  22. Happy New Year: Swami McMullen's New Year's Bowl Predictions

    Happy New Year, everybody! As we look toward 2010, there is still some unfinished business from 2009 to get to: who wins all these shiny bowl trophies, particularly the crystal football that ...

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  23. The Return of Swami McMullen: McMullen's Bowl Predictions Part 3

    Here we are…the final so-called “minor” bowls before the big bowls start on New Year’s Day. Don’t tell these teams their bowl is minor, though…this is their time, and they’ll go all out to bring a trophy home to their respective colleges...

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  24. Swami McMullen Strikes Again: McMullen's Bowl Predictions, Part Two

    The Bowl season is in full swing, already with some big upsets and some locks that lived up to expectation. Now, we move into the next week of bowls, which feature some high-caliber teams and some teams that just barely made it in...

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  25. Looking Into the Crystal Ball: McMullen's Bowl Predictions Part 1

    After weeks of bickering and complaining about how teams got shafted, the bowl season is finally upon us. The first half of the bowl season is usually overlooked, because it is viewed by most as meaningless...

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