1. Philadelphia Eagles Now Officially Michael Vick's Team

    Make no mistake about it. The baton has officially been passed. The Philadelphia Eagles are now Michael Vick’s team...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 661 reads 12 comments

  2. Resilient Reds Battle Through Adversity

    “What can go wrong will go wrong,” stated scientist Edward Murphy many years ago. Even with Murphy’s Law fully in effect, the scrappy Reds continue to find a way to stay in contention in the National League Central...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 113 reads 2 comments

  3. Reds' Promising Season Beginning To Unravel

    An achy back sidelines your dominant young hurler. A freak accident causes a hairline fracture to the thumb of your hot-hitting all-star second baseman...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 235 reads 4 comments

  4. Peppers' Puzzle Solved By Trading Tar Heels

    Perhaps the solution to the Panthers’ predicament involving unhappy All-Pro Julius Peppers is to trade one former Tar Heel defensive end for another...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 411 reads 4 comments

  5. Cincinnati Leaves Fans Seeing Red Again

    To say I’m a big Cincinnati Reds fan would be the understatement of the century, albeit this century is still relatively young. Cut me, and I’ll bleed Cincy Red...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 197 reads 4 comments

  6. The 10 Greatest Carolina Panthers Of All Time

    Although their franchise is only 15 years old, the Carolina Panthers have produced some great players. Charlotte has had the privilege of some of the game's greats wearing the silver and black...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 54,709 reads 41 comments

  7. Panthers Hope To Break Pattern In 2009

    The Carolina Panthers have been the model of inconsistency in their brief history as a franchise. In their 14 years of existence, the Cats have yet to string together back-to-back winning seasons...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 203 reads 5 comments

  8. Call Them What You Want, but Carolina Panthers' Duo May Be League's Best

    Rush and Crush. Slash and Gash. Boom and Zoom. Slam and Wham. Razzle and Dazzle. The Bruise Brothers. D-Lo and the Daily Show...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 470 reads 0 comments

  9. Attention Charlotte, Everette Brown Is Coming to Town!

    It’s time for the world to meet Everette Brown. The Carolina Panthers first pick of the 2009 NFL draft may make the inevitable loss of Julius Peppers become an afterthought...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  10. Picking and Panning the Panthers' Playbook

    With my apologies to Siskel and Ebert, I want to review the highlights and low-lights of the Carolina Panthers’ play calling from 2008.Thumbs Up “Smoke” ScreenThe play is simple...

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  11. Will the NFC South Rise Again?

    The NFC South was a beast in 2009. There were no easy outs in this division as no team finished with a losing record. This year should be no different. The cream of the crop last year was the Carolina Panthers...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 248 reads 11 comments

  12. Carolina Panthers Poised To Leap To New Heights With Veteran Coaching Staff

    It has been said that “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” If this maxim is true, then the Carolina Panthers should reach new heights in 2009. The Cats’ coaching staff is determined, driven, and desperate...

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  13. Ask Nicely Or Be Ready To Duck!

    In my capacity as a freelance writer, one of my responsibilities is to conduct post-game interviews of players and coaches...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 104 reads 3 comments

  14. Carolina Panthers Get Defensive with Hiring of Ron Meeks

    Defense was supposed to be a strength of the Carolina Panthers in 2008. By the end of the season, the defense, or lack thereof, was the Panthers greatest liability...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  15. Panthers' Nation Hungry For More

    After a disappointing finish to the 2008 season, anything less than a Super Bowl appearance will not satisfy the craving of hungry Panthers’ fans in 2009...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 124 reads 5 comments

  16. Panthers Steal the Heart of America's Most Loyal Fan

    One of my pet peeves in life is the abundance of fair weather, bandwagon-jumping, fickle fans that litter the landscape of the sports world. These "fans" change favorite teams about as often as they change their underwear...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 190 reads 1 comments

  17. Julius Peppers: A Victim Of His Own Success

    Would it be possible for a NFL player to have his best statistical year, get voted to his fourth Pro Bowl, and come just one vote shy of being first team All Pro yet still be widely ...

    Tony Bazen Written by Tony Bazen about over 5 years ago 474 reads 5 comments