1. One Weekend Down, Three to Go, Encore! Encore!

    Blowouts, buzzer beaters and upsets. If you caught any of last weekend's conference tournament games then you saw it all...

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  2. Two Men, Two Cities and Two Philosophies

    Just what in the heck is going on around here? A Maryland NFL team breaks out the dollars for the start of free agency and it’s not the Washington Redskins? Nope, guess again...

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  3. Two Men, Two Cities and Two Philosophies

    Maybe it's the Hall-of-Fame career that has Newsome at the top of his craft (courtesy photo/NFL.com) Just what in the heck is going on around here? A Maryland NFL team breaks out ...

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  4. Ohio State's Turner Climbing The Wall Of Fame

    John Wall. John Wall. John Wall. If you only glance at college basketball every now and again, you would probably assume that Wall is the only thing flying in the NCAA. And it's hard not to like Kentucky's Wildcat wonder...

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  5. Ohio State's Turner Climbing the Wall of Fame

    Ohio State's Evan Turner might not be the household name like John Wall, but he's every bit as talented John Wall. John Wall. John Wall...

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  6. Don't Be Angry with Ernie Grunfield Wiz Fans, Thank Him

    It’s not often you get to commend the Washington Wizards for smart basketball decisions. But by trading away the remaining core of their best players, sabotaging their immediate future ...

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  7. Don't be Angry with Ernie Grunfield Wiz Fans, Thank Him

    It’s not often you get to commend the Washington Wizards for smart basketball decisions. But by trading away the remaining core of their best players, sabotaging their immediate future ...

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  8. Gonzaga's Thornton Ready for Basketball Journey

    Tyler Thornton is just the latest basketball talent to come out of the Washington D.C. area (Courtesy Photo/Gonzaga College HS) School life for Gonzaga College High School’s Tyler Thornton couldn’t be any tougher...

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  9. Super Bowl Preview Saints/Colts 6:25 p.m.

    For the last game of the NFL season, I’m trying something a little different. I’ll be butting heads with my sports colleague Perry Green of the AFRO-American Newspaper for the rights to claim the title as Super Bowl predictor...

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  10. NFL's Final Four Set to Swing it Out

    Well, here we are. It’s been a long NFL season and we’re officially only a day away from planning Super Bowl parties, calling Vegas and stacking up on tortilla chips...

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  11. Divisional Recap

    I’ll take 3-1. I mean, I don’t really have a choice now do I? Another dull weekend in the playoffs but the Jets/Chargers game made up for an uncompetitive second round. 5-3 so far this postseason with a huge weekend coming up...

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  12. Final Eight set for Intriguing Divisional Weekend

    We’re down to the elite eight in the NFL and this week’s round of playoffs promises to be more entertaining than the last. The top two seeds in each conference will be on display but their competition won’t just be any ol’ body...

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  13. Wacky Wild Card Weekend Review

    Well, the weekend didn’t go quite like I expected but I’ll take a 2-2 split. Looking back at a few of the games, they were actually terrible...

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  14. Playoff Preview: Brace Yourself, It's Going To Get Crazy

    After a winding season, the NFL playoffs are set to begin this Saturday. While the top two seeds in both the AFC and NFC will be home resting this week, teams ready to begin Wild Card play enter ...

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  15. NFL Postseason Preview

    After a winding season, the NFL playoffs are set to begin this Saturday. While the top two seeds in both the AFC and NFC will be home resting this week, teams ready to begin Wild Card play enter ...

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  16. Wacky Wild Card Weekend set to Begin

    I know I’ve been absent for the last couple of weeks but you know how it is around the holidays. Family and friends absolutely don’t believe you work and if they do believe you work, ...

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  17. Dont Worry About Pretty Boy and Pac-Man: The Show Must Go on

    I know I know. Floyd knows and Manny knows. Everyone knows you're waiting on the Pacquaio/Mayweather fight -- arguably the biggest fight since the first Tyson/Holyfield bout...

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  18. The Show must go on

    I know I know. Floyd knows and Manny knows. Everyone knows you’re waiting on the Pacquaio/Mayweather fight — arguably the biggest fight since the first Tyson/Holyfield bout...

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  19. Weekend Review

    3-1 after this weekend makes it kind of hard to argue with a 30-18 record on the season. This past weekend kind of had it all from the major upset to the major play of the year. You just got to love football...

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  20. Season fading but Week 15 Matchups Bold and Clear

    First I would like to pay respect to Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry and his family. The league lost another valuable member to the organization with his death on Thursday and regardless ...

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  21. Weekend Review

    Sigh… 2-2 on the weekend but it’s OK. I kind of figured I would struggle with last two picks and I did. The Eagles/Giants and Chargers/Cowboys were tossups that a lot of so called “sports writers” got wrong this weekend...

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  22. NFL's Week 14 Laced with some Serious Implications

    It’s kind of hard to be dissatisfied when you’re sitting at a 25-15 prediction record but hey, what can I say? I’m striving for excellence over here...

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  23. Revisiting the Weekend

    A 3-1 record over the weekend puts me at an impressive 25-15, good for exactly 10 games over .500 (like I predicted last week). I need to start shooting myself in the foot and predicting games before the official injury reports are released...

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  24. NFL's Week 13 Nothing Short of Another Huge Weekend

    Here I stand, a 22-14 prediction record and ready for more. Another couch reclining weekend in the NFL and this is the week (I know you’ve heard it before but seriously, this is it) that I go 10 games over ...

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  25. Revisiting the Weekend

    2-2 mark over the weekend, not great but not bad. The New England Patriots were my last chance at a winning record but jeez … the Saints really took it to them on Monday night and killed that aspiration...

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