1. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Orlando Magic's Chances to Reach Finals Again

    The Orlando Magic's lineup has changed substantially since last season, inviting questions about whether they can reach the Finals again—and win. Recent play has disproven skeptics, however...

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  2. Summary of Tiger Woods' Press Conference

    For all intents and purposes, here's what Tiger Woods said in his press conference this morning:                   .....

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  3. Why Do You Watch Sports?

    I'm getting this out there right now: For a sports fan, I'm remarkably uncompetitive. Beat me at anything, and I probably won't care that much...

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  4. Ajer Majok: From Sudan to Egypt to Australia to UConn to...

    Imagine setting up a tent in your backyard.   Now imagine living in that tent.   Cram your entire family in there.   Take that tent and put in a Sudanese desert.   Then move to Egypt. Then Australia...

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  5. Lane Kiffin and His Brethran Mock College Athletics

    I think the first words Lane Kiffin spoke to new recruits ambled along the lines of, "By the end of your career at Tennessee, this school will ascend to the highest rank in the nation. With your help, Tennessee will win a national championship...

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  6. Mike Leach was Wronged by Texas Tech University

    This Mike Leach story has taken the nation by storm. Not quite to the extent of Tiger Woods, but it's come close. But it'll probably blow over in a few days, and no one will have much of an opinion anymore, and they probably won't care...

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  7. NBA Players Deal with Flight, After Flight, After Flight

    Athletes fly a lot. A very lot. So much so that they probably "befriend" a few flight attendents throughout the season (if you know what I mean, and I'm sure you do). Not all sports are created equal in this regard...

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  8. MLB All-Star Game Should Alleviate Fan Voting Impact

    I understand the purpose behind putting the All-Star team rosters in the hands of the fans by allowing, and emphasizing, their right to vote...

    nathan spicer Written by nathan spicer about 6 years ago 545 reads 5 comments

  9. Shaq Attack: O'Neal Can't Win Without Help, Either

    The constant discussions of how pivotal and essential elite point guards have become, along with Shaquille O’Neal’s recent freestyle rap, and the insults aimed at Kobe ...

    nathan spicer Written by nathan spicer about over 6 years ago 52 reads 9 comments

  10. Tiger Woods' Departure Leaves Golf Empty

    Golf never appealed to me as an entertaining watch. I played miniature golf, of course, and bought some crappy driver when I was a kid to hit some balls in my front yard, but I never visited a real course...

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  11. Back to L.A., Back to Themselves

    Contrary to popular opinion, game two was not an atrocious outcome for the Lakers. The individual performances were dismal, but the outcome could result in a boon for the Lakers’ psyche...

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  12. After Michael Jordan: Celebrating the NBA's New Talent

    Michael Jordan’s retirement, the last one at least, came during the period when I had lost interest in the NBA. The comeback to play for the Wizards was, in my mind, more of a stunt than a true return to the game...

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