1. Rays-White Sox: ALDS Game One Fan Reaction

    Ok, so maybe I was wrong about the Tampa Bay Rays' inexperience. Just look at the second and third innings for prime examples from one man—Evan Longoria. The rookie third baseman homered to left field in both innings...

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  2. MLB Playoff Contest Picks

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  3. B/R MLB Playoff Contest Goes Live!

    Bleacher Creatures- I know this is short notice, but we are running an MLB Playoff Contest. All entries must be in before tomorrow's first pitch. Please click here for more information...

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  4. Three Things Tampa Bay Rays Fans Should Be Watching for in the ALDS

    As a Tampa Bay Rays fan, you probably want to keep your eyes on a few things as the ALDS gets under way Thursday at the Trop. No, I'm not referring to Paul Azinger throwing out the first pitch; I'm talking about the in-game issues the Rays will face...

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  5. What I Learned from College Football in Week Six

    As we all know, Week Five of the college football season was filled with upsets. I think there were a few things to be learned from this weekend, though. USC is beatable...

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  6. Cardinals-Diamondbacks: Live Blog From Busch Stadium Night Two

    Randy Johnson, LHP (10-9, 3.99) vs. Kyle Lohse, RHP (14-6, 3.76) Live Blog: Pregame: 4:45 p.m.- I arrive at the stadium, set down my belongings and head down the the field to talk to some players...

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  7. College Football Contest Brings Excitement And Success To B/R

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  8. MLB Power Rankings As of September 22

    1) Cubs. Just because they locked up the NL Central doesn’t mean they’re stepping on the brakes. This team is dynamic both pitching and hitting. 2) Angels...

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  9. Cardinals-Diamondbacks: Live Blog from Busch Stadium

    As if things didn’t look bleak enough in the last couple of weeks for the St. Louis Cardinals, they faced the likely pick for the NL Cy Young Award in Arizona Diamondbacks’ starter Brandon Webb tonight...

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  10. Chase Daniel Dazzles Again as Missouri Tigers Win 42-21 over Buffalo

    The No. 5 Missouri Tigers overcame a sluggish opening half to soundly defeat Turner Gill's tough Buffalo Bulls. Although Mizzou couldn't seem to find its rhythm in the first portion of the game, quarterback Chase Daniel was brilliant throughout...

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  11. Top 15 Funniest Lou Holtz Quotes

    You asked for it, you're getting it! The BleacherReport.com Lou Holtz quote extravaganza! 15) "I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary...

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  12. Where in the World Is...Jeff Smoker?

    Remember the gunslinger back in the early 2000s for the Michigan State Spartans? If not, his name was Jeff Smoker, and if you follow Spartan football at all, you've heard the name for sure...

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  13. What's Got Me Ranting: College Football Thus Far in 2008

    I want to start off saying that I think it's incredible how the time has been flying by this season in college football. We are already entering Week Four! That being said, I'll give my two cents on a couple different topics and see where it takes me...

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  14. Week Four College Football Picks in One Sentence

    Let's see how good I am picking games in Week Four. Granted, I'm not picking by the spread, but here we go! Winners in bold. Friday Baylor (2-1) at Connecticut (3-0), 8 p.m I'm pretty big on Huskies' RB Donald Brown, and not so high on Baylor, as always

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  15. Top 15 Funniest College Football Quotes

    You'd probably think anything that Lou Holtz says could have the potential for winding up on the "Top 15 Funniest College Football Quotes", but lo and behold, I've heard and found some other good ones, as well! 15) "At Georgia Southern, we don't cheat...

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  16. Top Five Heisman Trophy Candidates After Week Three

    So after three weeks, who stands at the top of the Heisman totem pole? In my estimation it's pretty clear: Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel. 1) Chase Daniel, QB, Missouri Instead of asking what he's done, it's more of what he hasn't done...

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  17. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Tribute to Marshall Football

    I have a couple friends from college that live in Huntington, West Virginia, and I will be visiting them next weekend. I figured though, what is there really to do in Huntington besides drink and hang out at fraternity houses at Marshall University...

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  18. Weixlmann's Tidbits: SEC Dominates AP Poll, Grabs Five of Top 10 Slots

    The Georgia Bulldogs might have dropped a spot in the newly-released AP poll, but the SEC is still clearly the most dominant conference in college football. The Bulldogs dropped to No...

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  19. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Oregon Defensive Back Jairus Byrd Coming into His Own

    As the Missouri 4A Player of the Year, senior quarterback/safety Jairus Byrd led Clayton High School to the state championship. He was thought of as an idol at the school, but no one really knew what the future held for Byrd...

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  20. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Sam Bradford Is an Offensive Machine for Sooners

    The Oklahoma Sooners haven't scored fewer than 50 points in a game this season. The key reason to this is quarterback Sam Bradford...

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  21. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Auburn-Mississippi State Combine for Five Points

    The whole country knew the Auburn Tigers' defense was solid. Apparently, though, so is the Mississippi State defense. These two squads combined to score five points tonight. No, that's not a typo, Auburn won the defensive battle 3-2...

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  22. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Mizzou QB Daniel Jumps To Head Of Heisman Race

    Through the first half at home against Nevada this week, Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has put on a show, completing 15 of his first 18 passes for 276 yards and three touchdowns...

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  23. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Players Should Be Allowed to Celebrate Without Penalty

    As a fan, I am adamantly against the NFL and CFB having a fifteen-yard penalty each time they celebrate a score. After all, the fans pay top dollar to watch a game that will entertain them...

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  24. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Oakland Raiders Will Bounce Back Against Chiefs

    After a pretty dismal showing against the Denver Broncos, I think it's highly likely that the Oakland Raiders bounce back with a win in Week Two. I really do. It's not just to suck up to Raiders' fans, I have my reasons...

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  25. Weixlmann's Tidbits: Big Ten Rests on Ohio State's Shoulders

    It would seem in a year when the Big East and ACC are struggling more than ever, critics would go light on the Big Ten for once. That, however, has not been the case...

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