1. NBA Playoffs: How Did We Get to This Point?

    There was a point in my life were I could just start naming every single Pittsburgh Penguin player on the roster. That era died at some point, it was way before the last lockout, but I assure you that didn't help my interest much...

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  2. Cleveland Indians: What We've Learned After Three Games

    The Cleveland Indians certainly haven't shot out of the gate quite like the Kansas City Royals have, winning all three games and completely shutting down that vaunted Tiger lineup...

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  3. MLB Opening Day: Xavier Nady Lives for This

    A day as anticipated as MLB's 2008 Opening Day couldn't have been any better.You can forget Japan, and, as great as it was seeing Ryan Zimmerman baptize the new stadium in Washington, you can forget that, too...

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  4. Steroid Suspensions: MLB Needs to Act Now

    Everyone gets the feeling that Major League Baseball is ran by some incompetent old man who does nothing but try to save face. I mean, that could very well be true, but Bud Selig isn't all that bad...

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  5. Rich Harden: Don't Go Breakin' My Heart!

    I apologize if the title sounds too much like a song. It could very well be from something that I'd shame myself for watching.But, then again, it's perfect for what I'm about to say about Oakland Athletics pitcher, Rich Harden...

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  6. Failed Comeback: It's Been Real, Brian Anderson

    I'm a guy obsessed with lesser known players; I root for the little guy and probably give them too much hype to make up for the hype they don't get...

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  7. Kerry Wood the Closer—Say What?

    Excuse me...Do my eyes deceive me? Not only is Kerry Wood healthy and pitching—he is officially the closer for the 2008 Chicago Cubs...

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  8. Pittsburgh Precedent: Steelers Release Cedrick Wilson, Keep James Harrison

    James Harrison is a Pro Bowl outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers.Cedrick Wilson is a backup wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.Both assaulted women, yet one is still on the team...

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  9. Bold Predictions for the 2008 Cleveland Indians: Pitchers

    Pitching is what makes the Cleveland Indians a contender for the World Series crown in October. Detroit has their hitting and they’ve made additions to create a very potent lineup...

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  10. Bold Predicitions for the 2008 Cleveland Indians: Outfielders

    As I highlighted a few infielder predictions in my first article in this series, I began to think about other possible Josh Barfield-Asdrubal Cabrera situations...

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  11. Bold Predictions for the 2008 Cleveland Indians: Infielders

    The worst part about spring training is the fact that it seems as though baseball season is almost here, when in reality there is still a month to go...

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  12. Marquette: Playing It Safe with the Golden Eagles

    You’ve probably seen those commercials aired by ESPN by now. Where certain people are using certain methods to pick who they think is going to win...

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  13. Michael Beasley: I'm Not Buying what You're Selling

    "I've got three more years after this one," Kansas State phenom Michael Beasley told reporters. He wouldn't guarantee it though, and really who would?Greg Oden gave us the same song and dance last year, about you know, enjoying college..

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  14. Myron Cope: The First Legend I've Ever Lost

    What other man could become what Myron Cope has become in this day and age without playing a single down of football?The short answer is very few. The ones who are an answer to that question, I will never know...

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  15. The Right Age: Four MLB Players Ready to Break Out

    There is a ongoing trend in terms of breakout players. While some blossom very young, and start their careers off at ages like 22 and 23, some are on the normal path to being great players...

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  16. Andy Marte: It's Time to Make a Statement to the Cleveland Indians

    Shape up or ship out. That's the situation Andy Marte is facing this spring as he competes for a backup job with the Cleveland Indians. Actually, "Shape Up" was the request the Indians made towards Marte in the off-season...

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  17. Trade Deadline: A Magical Time to Make a Deal in Orlando

    Some NBA teams are making deals to make a championship run, like Phoenix and Dallas. Others, like the Lakers, are doing it just because it makes sense...

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  18. Memo to C.C. Sabathia: Time To Show Your True Colors

    Is it lip service that the reigning Cy Young Award winner is paying to the Cleveland Indians? Or is it simply the truth? C.C...

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  19. Michigan Recruiting: Rodriguez Scores Big Without Terrelle Pryor

    He didn’t nail down that big time recruit, or bring in that flashy prospect to top off his recruiting class. Well, for the time being...

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  20. Michigan Football Notes: Herbstreit Prediction; Recruiting News

    Michigan just can't stay out of the news this winter. A Wolverine fan like myself isn't even used to it. Finally though, we have some news that has nothing to do with Rich Rodriguez and his former stomping grounds in Morgantown...

    Nino Colla Written by Nino Colla about 7 years ago 3,868 reads 24 comments

  21. Super Addition: The Plus-One System Has Arrived

    In a shocking move by NFL leader Roger Goodell, the Super Bowl is doing something for which many fans have been clamoring...

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  22. Trouble In Paradise: Hawaii Set to Lose June Jones

    Colt Brennan is graduating.Davone Bess is leaving early. June Jones is close to finding out if things really are bigger in Texas...

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  23. Capital One Bowl: Michigan Seniors Go Out on Top

    Ross loves Rachel, Peyton Manning won a Super Bowl, and the Michigan Class of '08 won a bowl game. All is finally right in the world...

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  24. Best of 2007: Breakout Players, Part Three

    2007 was a year to remember for many athletes. But instead of giving even more love to the best, why not look ahead to next year and show some appreciation for the breakout athletes? ...

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  25. Best of 2007: Breakout Players, Part Two

    2007 was a year to remember for many athletes. But instead of giving even more love to the best, why not look ahead to next year and show some appreciation for the breakout athletes? Here ...

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