1. Is Dunta Robinson the Next Nate Clements?

    Supply and demand is perhaps one of the most fundamental concepts of economics as well as NFL free agency. Demand refers to how much of a product is desired, or in this case, how much the team needs the services of said position...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 1,286 reads 33 comments

  2. Chicago Blackhawks Stun San Jose Sharks, Go Up 2-0 in Western Conference Finals

    Professional athletes are an elite group who perform, train and sacrifice on a level many of us will never realize. Despite personal achievements or ability however, in hockey you simply cannot win or lose the game by yourself...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 1,330 reads 13 comments

  3. Blackhawks-Sharks: San Jose Re-Buff-Ed in Game One

    In an outcome that is well known to Sharks fans by now: The San Jose Sharks dropped another Game One on home ice. And while the Sharks did not play poorly, or show excessive rust, in the end they still failed to capitalize on home ice advantage...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 29 reads 7 comments

  4. San Jose Sharks vs Chicago Blackhawks Preview

    There's a hockey buzz in Northern California unlike anything the Bay Area has felt in quite a while. After years of playoff exits, potential unfulfilled, and continual postseason failure ...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 1,178 reads 2 comments

  5. Franzen Super as Red Wings Stave Off Elimination

    Looking back at Game 4, however painful for Shark fans, this had to be like turning back time and traveling into playoffs past...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 109 reads 4 comments

  6. Will the San Francisco 49ers Regret Not Taking Jimmy Clausen?

    The NFL Draft is a pageantry of world class athletes with world class attitudes, good or bad. The stakes are high, the pressure intense, the scrutiny impossibly heavy to bear...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 1,534 reads 38 comments

  7. Falcons Draft Review - Dimitroff Says No Need to Rush

    It doesn't seem that long ago does it? So long ago when the fortunes of the Falcons seemed to be false gold, our team as leaderless as they came, and some wanna-be professional coach ran back to college crying...

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  8. San Jose Sharks Smell Blood, Push Detroit Red Wings to Brink

    I had written before that the Red Wings were the Sharks proverbial dragon that had to be slayed on the journey to Lord Stanley's Cup. And heading into Game Three, Joe Louis Arena might as well be named Camelot...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 237 reads 3 comments

  9. Wings - Sharks : Game 1 Recap

    The San Jose Sharks opened up the second round of the 2010 NHL playoffs with a visit to HP from a familiar foe in the Detroit Red Wings with a 4-3 win, after posting an early 3-0 lead...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  10. Jeff Ireland? Scumbag? No Difference

    Tuesday reports surfaced from Michael Silver of Yahoo.com of Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland asking Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant if his mother was a prostitute in a predraft interview...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 940 reads 11 comments

  11. NHL Playoffs: Sharks See a Familiar Foe in Round Two

    The Red Wings brought the Coyotes crashing back down to earth with a 6-1 rout in Game 7, and in that very moment as the Coyotes' Cinderella season came to a crashing halt, the Red Wings again reminded everyone exactly why they are Hockeytown...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 284 reads 4 comments

  12. Montreal Canadiens Defy All Odds Behind Halak, Cular Performances

    Throughout the tremendously entertaining first round of the NHL playoffs thus far, we have seen goalies shine and turn in great performances...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about 4 years ago 3,102 reads 7 comments

  13. San Jose Sharks-Colorado Avalanche: Sharks Bury Avs, Anderson Chased

    Game Five saw the San Jose Sharks finally connect the dots and get some production on the board. They have taken play to the Avalanche during long stretches in this series, but due ...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about over 4 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  14. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Has Martin Brodeur's Time Passed?

    As the boos fell from the New Jersey faithful and mock cheers of "Let's go Flyers" rang through the Rock, I couldn't help but feel pangs of pity for Martin Brodeur...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about over 4 years ago 462 reads 6 comments

  15. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Three reasons why the Sharks will win Game 5

    Game Five is upon us and the stage has been set, as the Sharks return having evening the series and making it a best of three. Every game so far has been won by one goal, and the last three stretching into OT...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about over 4 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  16. 2010 NHL Playoff: Five Keys to a Sharks Win in Game Four

    You may have heard the sound, wherever you reside, wherever you live or happened to be late Monday night. The painful, collective groans from Sharks fans who saw flashes of past postseason failures, of past wrongs, of past games and past series losses...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about over 4 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  17. Sharks-Avalanche Game 2: Sharks Report Card

    Game Two is in the books, and what a game that was! The Sharks finally put forth a great effort, sustained it well throughout the game but more importantly we never gave up...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about over 4 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  18. WCQF Game One: Sharks Report Card

    Coming into the series with the Avs, Sharks staunchly denied that past year's failures or the Ghosts of Failures Past would come knocking on the door...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about over 4 years ago 166 reads 5 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers Look To Lasso Texans: Week Seven Preview

    Fairy tales are great fun and every story has an almost picture perfect ending, but that’s also why they are only for children. Worlds where children can fly, mice can talk and the impossible seems possible...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about almost 5 years ago 323 reads 1 comments

  20. Falcons-Bears: Bearing Down—Week Six Preview

    We’ve learned a little bit more about the Falcons after last week's thrashing of the 49ers. I think the gameplan put together by Mike Smith and his coaching staff was not only top-notch, but worked well in all three phases of the game...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about almost 5 years ago 339 reads 0 comments

  21. AFC North Lead Up For Grabs: Bengals And Ravens Week 5 Preview

    Coming into the 2009 season, it stood to reason that there would be a huge battle for the AFC North crown. Only, instead of the Steelers being the active participant in this early season ...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about almost 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  22. What's Wrong with the San Jose Sharks: Anyone Want to Know?

    Epic failure. Utter collapse. Total loss. These are the types of phrases used in the San Jose Shark fan base and it isn't anything new...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about almost 5 years ago 290 reads 0 comments

  23. Peyton's Place: Taking a Look at No. 18's Season Thus Far

    The Kool-Aid is being passed around, and I just might have some this time around. For years I had told others, that Peyton just wasn’t the best QB in the NFL and to put the drink down...

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  24. Atlanta Falcons Fly West in Search of Gold: San Francisco 49ers Week Five

    This is a statement game. I hate sports cliches, but they are cliches for a reason and none are more evident for the Atlanta Falcons this week against the San Francisco 49ers...

    John Phen Written by John Phen about almost 5 years ago 412 reads 0 comments