1. 2009 NFL Trade Market Assessment and Predictions

    With a handful of hot commodities available this offseason, it seems that this will be one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory in terms of player movement via trade...

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  2. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Feb. 14

    This is a pre-combine mock update. There is really only one drastic change, as I feel I truly was missing the boat on B.J. Raji. I got a few guys into the first that I wanted to: Shonn Greene and Larry English...

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  3. Seattle Seahawks Should/Will Not Take Michael Crabtree in 2009

    Michael Crabtree will not, and should not be selected by the Seahawks at No. 4. While several mock draft sites have dubbed this pick a “lock,” were to fall to the Seahawks, I’ll display the complete opposite sentiment...

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  4. Alex Rodriguez: The 'Roids Saga Must Stop

    Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids, and with any semblance of hope for a superhero-like rescue from baseball’s present dark state, it is finally time for me to reopen ...

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  5. Seattle Seahawks Draft Speculation: Rounds Three Through Seven, Offense

    True gold can often be found, the type of players that build dynasties, in the later rounds, day two of the NFL Draft. Super Bowl teams, and even perennial playoff teams are littered with starters who were drafted in rounds three through seven...

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  6. Seattle Seahawks' Draft Speculation: Round Two, 37th Overall

    Check out Round One Speculation Draft Day ’08 was a very disappointing day for Seahawks fans. I personally felt that the only player with good value where they were drafted was ...

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  7. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Jan. 23

    Check Casey out at 5th Quarter Sports and Fantasy Football Jungle 1. Detroit: Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia Detroit has set themselves up in interesting fashion...

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  8. Seattle Seahawks' Draft Speculation: Round One, Fourth Overall

    There will certainly be a lot of options available for the Seahawks at No. 4. In my estimation, there are eight elite prospects in this draft: Matt Stafford, Andre Smith, Michael Oher, Michael ...

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  9. Sean Avery, NHL or Ninth Grade?

    Sean Avery was wrongfully suspended on Dec. 2, 2008. On that day, Avery said; “I'm just going to say one thing. I'm really happy to be back in Calgary, I love Canada...

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  10. Red Sox Nation Exposed As Terrorist Organization (Humor)

    Red Sox Nation, once thought of as a harmless "fan club" of the Boston Red Sox, has been exposed as a front for a terrorist organization...

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  11. Barack Obama's Perfect Answer

    Originally Published Nov. 14, 2008 in Green River Community College's The Current Barack Obama has taken questions for months, he’s deflected false accusations, and given inspiring, ...

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  12. Junichi Tazawa Scouting Report

    After hearing of Junichi Tazawa, the 22-year-old flame thrower from Japan, who all but skipped the NPB draft to come to the United States, and also reading Brandon Heikoop’s article on the topic here, I was inspired to formulate a scouting report...

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  13. Mariners Fans at Sea? Let Jarrod Washburn Man the Compass

    There haven’t been many teams who can define and identify their future plans with the trade of a mid-30s lefty starter who hasn’t had an ERA under four since 2005, when he was with the Angels...

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  14. Caleb Campbell: A Privilege Reneged

    Shortly after the NFL Draft, I was looking for an interesting story to tackle in my sports column. My then Editor-in-Chief essentially gave me a blank canvas every issue, and this paper was no different...

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  15. Josh Hamilton vs. Ricky Williams: America's Bigoted Media

    A few weeks ago, around the time of baseball's All-Star Game, I turned on my favorite show, Pardon the Interruption. Dan Le Batard was on and the subject of Josh Hamilton came up...

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  16. Ichiro Suzuki: The Man, the Myth, the Fraud? Part Two

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  17. Ichiro Suzuki: The Man, the Myth, the Fraud? Part One

    In Ichiro’s eight seasons in Seattle, he’s accomplished a lot. He’s won an MVP, been an All-Star eight times, won seven Gold Gloves with his eighth pending and likely to occur, won Rookie of the Year, and has over 1,700 hits...

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  18. Seattle: Do You Really Want to Be a Jailblazers Fan?

    In a previous article, I wrote that it is acceptable for fans of the former Sonics to become Portland Trailblazers fans...

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  19. Chicago Cubs Got Rich Harden...Now What?

    The Cubs have already brought in the top-of-the-rotation starter (Rich Harden) they’ve needed since Mark Prior and Kerry Wood’s injury woes began...

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  20. MLB Hot Stove: July, Week One

    As the first shoe dropped in what should prove to be an exciting July, two teams led by sabermetricians showed their hand as at least partial sellers, trading two of the game's best pitchers to the NL Central...

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  21. Seattle Basketball Fanhood: Free Agency Options and Contract

    Nearly a week after the devastating blow set forth by Clay Bennett, David Stern, and the City of Seattle, we, as Seattle fans are set to become free agents. I previously wrote an article, explaining that I may become a free agent...

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  22. Seattle Sonics: The Beginning of Many Dark, Dark Days

    I’m disgusted. David, Howard, Clay, Greg...this is a chore. I love to write, I do. But right now it feels like my fingers are attached to 100-pound weights, one of which is also sitting in my gut...

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  23. A Week in The Life Of a Sonics Fan Circa 2006

    ORIGINALLY POSTED: July, 21, 2006 www.myspace.com/cgmmsports It has been a rough week in Seattle. I don't want to sound like a crybaby, but as a male, some of the only truly deep emotions I will admit to are related to sports...

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  24. NBA Free Agency?

    Well, Basketball season has started and David Stern is racking up a list of things for me to bitch about, but, for some reason, next season's free agency is on my mind. It is a highly possible that after this season, I will be an NBA free agent...

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  25. Open Mic: What Is a Sport?

    For years, sports fans have tried to define the term "sports". In the past half-decade, not coincidentally around the same time televised poker rose to prominence on the “sports landscape,” ...

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