1. Open Mic: Sports' Greatest Accomplishment

    When thinking up the what achievement I would choose, the flood gates of my mind opened up. Even sports I don't typically follow came to mind...

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  2. Open Mic: The Sporting World's Biggest Disappointment

    In life, there are ups and downs. Sports are no different. Fans experience disappointments everyday, from an incomplete pass to a strikeout to a soft goal...

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  3. Michigan Football: A Look at Recruiting

    It's still early in the race to 2009's signing day, but I'm going to take a look at the nine early commits the Michigan Wolverines have picked up and what could lay ahead. Coming in, there were a few pressing needs...

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  4. Michigan Football: What Does Forcier's Visit Mean?

    A few days ago, Scripps Ranch HS (San Diego, CA) quarterback Tate Forcier made the trek to Ann Arbor, MI for his official visit with the Wolverines. Tate is the younger brother of Jason, a former Michigan quarterback...

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  5. Dominating Departure as Domink Hasek Retires

    Athletes share one common dream: to leave on top. They dream of having that coveted story book ending and ride off triumphantly into the sunset...

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  6. NHL: What Will It Take To Regain Lost Popularity?

    It seems like only yesterday. The New York Rangers were Stanley Cup Champions, and the NHL seemed poised to overtake the NBA in popularity. So where did it all go wrong? Well the lockout-shortened season that followed was a start...

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  7. How Triple H Can Change the Face of the WWE

    In sports, or sports entertainment in this case, some can be emersed with more than just finding success. Sometimes, a legacy is all that matters. For Triple H, his legacy seems to be all that matters to him...

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  8. The Kid Passes The Test

    The Kid is done. Fresh off their disappointing defeat to the Detroit Red Wings, the Penguins sit quietly in their dressing room. Nothing exemplifies the disappointment quite like the sagging body of Sidney Crosby...

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  9. The State of Pro-Wrestling

    To those of you who read me on a fairly normal basis: yes, I am a wrestling fan. No, I am not missing teeth, nor do I have any illegitimate children...

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  10. NCAA Violators: Who's at Fault?

    In today's world, it's hard to see a big-time athletic program as a helpless victim. But in certain cases—that is what they may be. In the wake of the O.J. Mayo allegations and the Reggie Bush scandal, USC is in hot water with the NCAA...

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  11. Evgeni Malkin: Is He Getting a Fair Shake?

    The sporting world is a fickle place. One minute you're on top of the mountain. The next, you're being hurdled off the top. The free-fall for Evgeni Malkin hasn't stopped...

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  12. Reasons Why I Love Hockey

    I've been struggling to come up with topics lately, not wanting to go into overkill about the Finals (I've written four articles about it already, I believe)...

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  13. Stanley Cup Finals: Pittsburgh's Keys to a Game Three Victory

    The Penguins are in quite the predicament. Down 2-0 in their best of seven Stanley Cup Final series with the Detroit Red Wings, the Pens went into Hockeytown and were promptly embarrassed with back-to-back shutouts...

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  14. 2008 NHL Awards Predictions

    With the NHL season coming to a close and the awards being handed out in June, I thought this would be a good time to give my predictions and thoughts on the hardware to be presented...

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  15. Where Have the Penguins Gone?

    After being shut out for the first two games of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Penguins have answers to give. Namely: "what the hell happened?" Well, that question can be answered in a couple of ways...

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  16. Desmond Howard Says Justin Boren Was a Complainer

    This will be all I have to say about Justin Boren and anything regarding his transfer. Recently, Michigan alum and former Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard sat down with The Detroit News...

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  17. 2008 NHL Draft: This is Steven Stamkos

    With the 2008 NHL Entry Draft fast approaching in June, it seems as though there is an undisputed No. 1 overall pick in place. He is Steven Stamkos, center for the Ontario Hockey League's Sarnia Sting...

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  18. Outlook for the 2008 Buffalo Bills

    The 2007 Buffalo Bills weren't a particularly memorable group. The team didn't have a ton of talent, but fought hard and managed to come up with seven victories, even putting itself in the playoff race until the final weeks of the season...

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  19. Pittsburgh Penguins: The Next NHL Dynasty?

    In the sporting world, dynasties are somewhat of a rarity. In the NFL, we've had the Patriots and Cowboys since the beginning of the '90s. In baseball, we've had the dominant Yankees run of the late '90s...

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  20. Penguins-Red Wings: Breaking Down the Inevitable Final

    I know, I know. "When you assume, you..blah, blah, blah" Both Conference Finals are just about over. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings both hold commanding 3-1 series leads...

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  21. What's the Big Deal About Joba?

    I'd like to thing that I have a pretty good general understanding of most things in sports. I was absolutely stumped, however, when several articles sprung up and talking heads began spouting about Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain...

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  22. All-Time NHL Team: Honorable Mention

    Before I get into this, I'd like to set up some criteria as well as a bit of an explanation.Firstly, I will delve into each position with no more than four and no less than two from each spot being discussed...

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  23. All-Time NHL Team: Centers

    Here we are. The stretch run. The final position for our All-Time NHL Team. And what a doozy it was to pick. I would just like to note that this was the most difficult foursome to come up with as a ton of guys had every right to be here...

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  24. All-Time NHL Team: Right Wingers

    It's that time again, folks! Today, I will be unveiling the right wingers on my All-Time NHL Team. A bit more substance here, I left out a very deserving candidate: Jaromir Jagr...

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  25. All-Time NHL Team: Left Wingers

    The "All-Time NHL Team" series continues today with a look at the left wingers. This list, save for our starter, was a bit tougher to compile. Center, defense and goalie were by far the more obvious ones and had more top-end depth...

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