1. Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose, Miami Heat and Tuesday's Top NBA News

    The mature version of Kobe Bryant — the post-Shaquille O’Neal era Kobe, that is — will tell you that an NBA title is downright impossible without a strong low-post presence...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about over 3 years ago 699 reads 1 comments

  2. Should LeBron Dunk NBA For The Work Force?

    LeBron James' upbringing in the impoverished neighborhoods of Akron, Ohio, is well-documented. And his triumph over adversity is admirable...

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  3. Duke Legend Vic Bubas Reflects on Life of John Wooden: Hall of Fame Chat

    There are very few college basketball coaches who can boast that they’ve beaten John Wooden more than once at his own game...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about 4 years ago 728 reads 1 comments

  4. Gold Mettle: Swiss Hockey Reluctant to Drop the Gloves

    All too often, an Olympic hockey team will take on the persona of its country.   The rink rats of the young, on-the-go United States squad can skate laps around their opponents. Team Russia and its staunch defense mirrors its proud, disciplined people...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about over 4 years ago 186 reads 2 comments

  5. Punxsutawney Robin: Saluting MLB's Greatest Gopher Ball Pitchers

    Today is Groundhog Day, the glorious time of year when we celebrate the most notorious gopher this side of Caddyshack. Men such as "Punxsutawney" Phil Norton , who, in one tragic inning on Aug...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about over 4 years ago 162 reads 4 comments

  6. Walter Payton Set to Release Super Bowl Shuffle Remake (Satire)

    It turns out notorious hip-hop artists Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls aren’t the only ones creating original music long after their untimely deaths...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about over 4 years ago 187 reads 9 comments

  7. Martin Brodeur: Big Man on Hippocampus

    There’s a familiar cliché in the world of hockey that equates an impenetrable goaltender—a net-minder making seemingly impossible saves—as “standing on his head...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about over 4 years ago 195 reads 3 comments

  8. The Top Five Guys Who Will End Your Fantasy Season Tonight

    It’s week 14 — aka the final week of most fantasy football regular seasons. Thousands of fantasy egg heads — those sitting on the postseason bubble — will meet their reality tonight...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about over 4 years ago 539 reads 9 comments

  9. STILL IN PROGRESS AT PRESS TIME...

    Unless you’re playing hockey in Manitoba’s Selkirk Arena—aptly nicknamed “the Barn”—sports and farm animals rarely intertwined...

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  10. Any Day Now: News That's Bound to Break

    Sports Satire by Christopher C. Wuensch Months after a November photo revealed a drastic difference in Sammy Sosa’s now-lighter skin tone, the infamous Chicago Cubs slugger admits attempts to “desaparezca fuera de vista...

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  11. STILL IN PROGRESS AT PRESS TIME...

    The Associated Press is reporting that — after a mere 85 games — there are cracks in the concrete ramps of the new Yankee Stadium. That didn’t take long for the young girl to show her crow’s feet...

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  12. Dean Weaver, Georgia Hurler, Channels Ochocinco (Satire)

    NEWS THAT'S BOUND TO BREAK... The University of Georgia baseball program officially altered its roster today, a week after Bulldogs pitcher Dean Weaver legally changed his name. In 2009, the Douglasville, Ga...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about almost 5 years ago 337 reads 0 comments

  13. Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Founder of the Special Olympics

    Playing backyard sports is about as American as red, white, and blue polo shirts, Barack Obama Chia Pets,and Sacagawea coins...

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  14. The MLB All-Trade-Deadline Team

    We may not know who will compete in this year’s World Series, now that the MLB trade deadline has come and gone, but we will know which players teams are going to use to reach the Promised Land...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about almost 5 years ago 682 reads 3 comments

  15. Pittsburgh Pirates Break Fans' Hearts Again, Trade SS Jack Wilson

    Jack Wilson, we hardly knew you. Hardly knew you outside of Pittsburgh, that is. The Bucs shipped Wilson and pitcher Ian Snell to the Seattle Mariners today in exchange for five minor leaguers...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about almost 5 years ago 162 reads 1 comments

  16. Still in Progress at Press Time...

    SOMETHING TO OINK ABOUT It appears a blood culture is going to send Vicente Padilla wheezing his way into baseball infamy.The Texas Ranger right-hander is not going down for steroids...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about almost 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  17. Still In Progress At Press Time

    'O BROTHER... Surely as kids, Chris and Shelley Duncan had their dust-ups between one another. What brothers haven’t?Some of the best rivalries in all of sports are brotherly — think Peyton and Eli Manning or Ronde and Tiki Barber...

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  18. Inge by Inge: The End of the Steroid Era

    It’s difficult to discern the moment when an era comes to an end. They’re not exactly tangible as, say, a pitcher’s ERA...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about almost 5 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  19. STILL IN PROGRESS AT PRESS TIME...

    - THIS ONE'S FOR YOU, PADRE - Years from now, the number of people who witnessed Johnathan Sanchez' no-hitter on July 10 against the San Diego Padres will grow exponentially...

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  20. On A Wing And Possibly A Prayer

    Let’s say for the sake of argument — for the sake of this column, really — that I’m a Detroit Red Wings' fan. Die-hard Wings' fan. Every November, I write-in Steve Yzerman on the ballot to be Motown’s next mayor...

    Christopher C. Wuensch Written by Christopher C. Wuensch about 5 years ago 87 reads 1 comments

  21. Worth a Hill Of Beans

    A Q&A with Cardinal rookie Chris "Beanie" Wells: How do you improve upon a season that saw your team reach its first-ever Super Bowl? If you're the Arizona Cardinals, you begin ...

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