1. The Curious Case of Gregory Oden

    I came across a post on the internet in which someone compared Greg Oden to Benjamin Button, the fictional character from the new movie starring Brad Pitt...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 15,611 reads 18 comments

  2. NFL Wild-Card Round: Home Field Disadvantage?

    Of the four NFL wild-card games scheduled for next weekend, guess how many of the home teams are favored? If you guessed zero, then you are correct...

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  3. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 29

    I love the holiday season—time off from work, good food, Bowl games—but it does mean less college basketball, so it's been a week since my last article. I'm back with what I hope is another winner tonight, though...

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  4. Laval Lucas-Perry: Wolverines' Third Scorer Has Arrived

    I've written about Michigan basketball several times already this season, and I've often stressed the Wolverines' need for a consistent third scorer to complement guard Manny Harris (20.3 ppg) and forward DeShawn Sims (16...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 680 reads 6 comments

  5. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 22

    I hate when over 100 people read my article and I go winless. That's right—I'm linking to my picks from Saturday, even though I went 0-2. The Arizona State "loss" was easier for me to swallow than the Texas defeat...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 114 reads 1 comments

  6. There's a Reason Jets Rhymes with Mets

    While taking in the final minutes of yesterday's Jets-Seahawks game (from my couch, fortunately), I was overcome with an eerily familiar feeling...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 411 reads 8 comments

  7. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 20

    I can't remember the last time we had a day quite like this. Two games involving two top-ten teams, three others involving two ranked teams, and several other quality match-ups. Sometimes it's a good idea to stay away from the high-profile games...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 176 reads 2 comments

  8. New York Mets Even Have Grammar Problems

    Heckle-inducing relief pitchers Aaron Heilman and Scott Schoeneweis have been traded, replaced by All-Stars J.J. Putz and Francisco Rodriguez. While the Mets have fixed their bullpen issues, they still have some grammatical problems...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 382 reads 22 comments

  9. Calling All B/R CFB Experts: College Bowl Pick 'Em

    I've seen a fair number of Bowl Preview articles here on B/R, many of which contain the writer's picks for the various bowl games. While I have not written such an article myself, I have filled out an entry in ESPN...

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  10. Packing For Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 14

    The lines were tough yesterday, but I managed to go 3-1. Christmas came early, at least for those who bet on Temple, which was a bad start to my day...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 195 reads 7 comments

  11. Packing For Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 13

    How that headband stays on Wayne Chism's head I'll never know. Why the spread for Saturday's Tennessee-Temple game is only six points also confuses me, though actually not as much...

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  12. Heisman Trophy Finalists: Graham Harrell Was Snubbed

    The Heisman Trophy committee has a lot of explaining to do. A lot more explaining to do, I should say, considering it already issued a statement regarding Graham Harrell's non-invite to the ceremony...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 904 reads 8 comments

  13. Why College Basketball Is Better Than the NBA (Dec. 11)

    Reason No. 5 Why College Basketball is better than the NBA: Rivalries Kentucky vs. Louisville. Georgetown vs. Syracuse. Duke vs. North Carolina. College basketball is full of meaningful, long-lasting rivalries—the same cannot be said about the NBA..

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 1,135 reads 6 comments

  14. Can You Remind Me Why Stephen Curry Isn't an NBA Talent?

    I'm sick and tired of hearing about how Stephen Curry isn't going to be a great NBA player, or even a good one. Maybe doubters aren't as loud as they were 12, six, or even three months ago, but they are still in large supply...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 538 reads 5 comments

  15. Jimmy V Classic: Postgame Notes from the Interview Room

    NEW YORK — I'm still a bit tired from my fun and exciting night at Madison Square Garden. I was there for the Jimmy V Basketball Classic and had a press pass courtesy of Bleacher Report...

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  16. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 10

    Virginia Tech just can't get a break. Look at the heartbreaking losses the Hokies have already dealt with this season: A one-point loss on a halfcourt buzzer beater against Xavier ...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 150 reads 5 comments

  17. Jimmy V Classic: Villanova's Guards Haven't Fully Blossomed Yet

    NEW YORK — In 2006, when Villanova earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and advanced to the Regional Finals before losing to eventual-champion Florida, the Wildcats started a four-guard line-up...

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  18. Jimmy V Classic: Stephen Curry Not Davidson's Most Important Player

    NEW YORK — More than any other Davidson player, he will determine how far the Wildcats go come March. That's because his performance is more important to Davidson's success than anyone else's...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 2,162 reads 2 comments

  19. Live From MSG: Jimmy V Classic In-Game Notes

    NEW YORK — I'm here at Madison Square Garden with press credentials for the Jimmy V Basketball Classic. Check out my preview for the games here...

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  20. Jimmy V Classic Preview

    I'm very excited for tonight's Jimmy V Basketball Classic. For starters, it features four quality teams. Also, I'll be at Madison Square Garden with a press pass covering the games ...

    Andrew Kahn Written by Andrew Kahn about over 5 years ago 263 reads 2 comments

  21. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 9

    It sure is nice when your games are essentially over by halftime. On Sunday, Oklahoma, a mere 6.5-point favorite, was up 43-19 at half, and coasted to a 25-point victory. Maryland (-4 at George Washington) led by 19 at the break, winning by 23...

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  22. Packing For Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 7

    I didn't watch yesterday's Notre Dame-Ohio State game, but I saw that ND's Luke Harangody played and led the team in scoring. So why Notre Dame failed to cover—or even win the game outright—is still a mystery to me...

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  23. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks for Dec. 6

    I didn't strongly like Texas the other day, but at the last minute I decided to bet them. That was a mistake, as lousy officiating in the final minutes cost me the cover. At least it didn't cost the Longhorns the game...

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  24. Texas-UCLA: A Few Thoughts

    Last night was already the second time this season that No. 8 Texas faced another top-ten team. While the then-No. 7 Longhorns lost to then-No. 8 Notre Dame in Maui a couple weeks ago, Texas came out of its showdown against No...

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  25. Packing for Vegas: College Basketball Picks Dec. 4

    Yesterday was a dream day. Going 4-1 was really great for me, especially since my big play—North Carolina—was a big winner...

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