1. Blue Magic! Dodgers Save Their Season, Head to Philly Tied 1-1

    That's right, I said it. The Los Angeles Dodgers saved their 2009 season by beating the Philadelphia Phillies today 2-1. No, it's not hyperbole. It's reality...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 143 reads 1 comments

  2. Enough Already: Steelers Still Can't Put Teams Away In The Fourth Quarter

    The Pittsburgh Steelers had another fourth quarter scare today, this time in Detroit. The Steelers hung on to beat the Lions 28-20 behind three touchdown passes from Ben Roethlisberger and another solid outing from Rashard Mendenhall...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 2,139 reads 5 comments

  3. Just Masterful: Vicente Padilla, Underachiever to Playoff Hero

    The Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three game sweep against the favored St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis today 5-1...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 152 reads 0 comments

  4. LA Takes 2-0 Lead: Big Surprise? Not if You Followed This Team All Year

    Are you a believer yet (or again)? The Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead against the St. Louis Cardinals when pinch hitter Mark Loretta drove in Casey Blake for the 3-2 win in the bottom of the ninth inning...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 87 reads 4 comments

  5. Steel Super? Pittsburgh Steelers Survive San Diego Chargers 38-28

    The Pittsburgh Steelers endured a fourth quarter rally against the San Diego Chargers tonight and won 38-28. Several questions still remain but some issues did get answered...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 227 reads 2 comments

  6. And a Child Shall Lead Them? Dodgers Clinch NL West Behind Clayton Kershaw

    It finally happened. The Los Angeles Dodgers, after a futile week spent in Pittsburgh, Washington, and San Diego, finally clinched the NL West at home tonight with a 5-0 victory...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 191 reads 7 comments

  7. Are the 2009 Dodgers Destined to Let You Down? It Appears So

    The 2009 season for the Dodgers began with high hopes and expectations. After sweeping the Chicago Cubs in the 2008 NLDS and playing in the NLCS for the first time since 1988, the Dodgers gave hopes to their fans for the first time in a generation...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 92 reads 1 comments

  8. Steelers-Bengals: Observations of Another Wasted Opportunity by the Steelers

    The Steelers lost to the Cincinnati Bengals today, simultaneously giving an upstart team much needed momentum and drawing more questions from a traditional powerhouse...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 198 reads 1 comments

  9. Steeler Nation: Don't Put This Loss Completely On Jeff Reed

    The Steelers dropped a tough loss to the Chicago Bears today 17-14 when Robbie Gould's 44 yard field goal sneaked past the left upright with 15 seconds remaining...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about 5 years ago 300 reads 6 comments

  10. Steelers-Titans Opener: What I Learned

    The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the 2009 regular season with a hard hitting 13-10 overtime win over the Tennessee Titans. It was a physical game with a lot of yards but not many points...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 444 reads 2 comments

  11. Things To Look for Before the Season Begins: Part Four

    This will be a four-part series of things to look for in the final weeks of the 2009 Steelers' preseason. This series will look at remaining position battles, injury updates and prognoses, ...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 335 reads 7 comments

  12. Things To Look For Before The Season Begins: Part Three

    This will be a four part series of things to look for in the final weeks of the 2009 Steelers' preseason. This series will look at remaining position battles, injury updates and prognoses, ...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 522 reads 0 comments

  13. Things To Look For Before The Steelers Season Begins: Part Two

    This is the second in a four-part series of things to look for in the final weeks of 2009 Steelers preseason...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 565 reads 4 comments

  14. Things to Look for Before the Steelers' Season Begins on Sept. 10: Part One

    This will be a four part series of things to look for in the final weeks of 2009 Steelers preseason. This series will look at remaining position battles, injury updates and prognoses, play calling and coaching, and season preview prior to the Sept...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 930 reads 8 comments

  15. Plaxico Burress Will Never Play in the NFL Again...or Will He?

    Plaxico Burress entered a guilty plea today, thus agreeing to a two-year prison sentence for a weapons charge. I will make a prediction: Plaxico Burress will never play in the NFL again...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  16. The Final 2009 NFL Mock Draft: The Last One Before The Big Day

    Well it is that time of year again. Time for me to post my annual mock draft. Thisyear I am also calling a trade (which probably will not go down but we will see how nuts Daniel Snyder really is)...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 62 reads 1 comments

  17. Roger Goodell and 18 Game Season: The Final Straw for This NFL Fan

    I love the NFL as much as anyone. Yes, I am a die hard member of Steeler Nation, but I love the camaraderie that watching NFL football with other fans brings in. It is a great time; there is no other sport like it...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 5 years ago 149 reads 1 comments

  18. Why I Am Glad the Steelers Do What They Do During Free Agency

    OK Steeler Nation. We are deep into free agency, one of my favorite times of the year. So far, the Steelers have not made any huge moves that warrant a live break-in press conference on ESPN...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about almost 6 years ago 519 reads 4 comments

  19. 2008 NFL Mock Draft (final Version)

    So it's that time of year again. For NFL fans, the draft season is akin to pitchers and catchers reporting for baseball fans in that it brings hope. Hope springs eternal and nothing brings more hope than the next savior of your favorite team...

    Chris Staaf Written by Chris Staaf about over 6 years ago 381 reads 0 comments