1. The Sweet 16

    Yep, after nearly two years of hibernating, I'm trying to resurrect the OTPR blog. The podcast? We'll see. So here are some quick thoughts about the first two rounds:Two big points nobody's talking about:1) 11 conferences represented in the Sweet 16...

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  2. March Madness 2010 Running Diary

    In the ebb and flow of blogging, you might say that I’m in an ebb. Or that I’ve fallen into deep, dark pit. As usual, having an online journal in the Google world, I’m not at liberty to say most of what I’d like to say...

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  3. Boston Hockey: Bruins Might Make Me a Fan Again

    Somewhere along the way, my devotion to the SoxPatsCeltsBruins got shortened to the SoxPatsCelts. (And let’s face it, it was mostly just SoxPats for a while)...

    Off The Paved Road Written by Off The Paved Road about over 6 years ago 565 reads 2 comments

  4. Boston is 1/8 There: Analyzing the Red Sox' Solid Start

    Considering the Red Sox opening schedule, the quality of their opponents, the asinine travel schedule (Tokyo, Oakland, and Toronto before ever playing at Fenway), and the shortened spring schedule, I opined before the season that if the Sox played ...

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  5. Suns-Spurs: Best Play of the NBA Playoffs' Opening Weekend

    Each of the eight NBA playoff series opened this weekend, with four games on Saturday and four more on Sunday...

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  6. Final Four: Memphis, Kansas Roll to Title Game

    Memphis and Kansas will be playing for the national title tomorrow night after astonishing performances in their respective national semifinal games last night. Memphis v. UCLAIt is very clear why UCLA lost this game...

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  7. NCAA March Madnes: Should It Be a 100-Team Tournament?

    Another NIT has come and gone, and most people have barely noticed. Of course, another sportswriter is calling for its demise...

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