1. Armando Galarraga and Jim Joyce Remain Professional in Aftermath of Bad Call

    Armando Galarraga could have been made an immortal Wednesday night. But instead he becomes just another pitcher who flirted with a perfect game...

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  2. Tuesday Morning Running Back Super Bowl: New Orleans Saints Shock World

    What makes an athlete memorable? Could it be his knack for being a leader, and rising to the occasion at the most opportune time?Or what about the impact he has not only on his team but also ...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 298 reads 0 comments

  3. Tuesday Moring Running Back: New Orleans Saints March Into Super Bowl

    Once upon a time, there was team in New Orleans that was the laughingstock of the NFL. With very few star players, and a winning season occurring once in a blue moon, the fans became restless and impatient...

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  4. Tuesday Moring Running Back Divisional Playoffs: New York Jets Continue To Soar

    I knew I couldn't trust Norv Turner. Or Phillip Rivers for the matter. Whoever said that defense wins championships was certainly right...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 253 reads 1 comments

  5. Tuesday Moring Running Back Wild Card Edition: Ravens Run Over Pats

    To put it simply, to be a Patriots fan while watching the debacle that was yesterday's playoff loss to the Ravens was like walking into a PETA rally with a fur coat on. In short, it wasn't a pretty picture...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 137 reads 1 comments

  6. Tuesday Morning Running Back, Week 16: Return Of The Bungles

    I'd be willing to wager that soon after the New York Jets 37-0 drubbing of the Cincinnati Bengals, NBC executives began to panic. It's bad enough that this game lacked drama, flare, suspense, and bravado...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 146 reads 5 comments

  7. My Favorite Sports Story Ever: A Frenchman's Brush with NHL Greatness

    I've been putting this off for a long time. Honestly, I've wanted to do this column since I started writing columns six years ago. But I worried this story would be too silly, too cliched, and that no one would read it...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 466 reads 3 comments

  8. Tuesday Moring Running Back Week 16: Colts Pass On Perfection

    If you're crazy for the Colts, I can understand if you feel cheated. At least on paper the odds were in your favor to see your team run the table in the regular season...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 118 reads 1 comments

  9. Urban Meyer To Step Down as Florida Gartors Head Coach

    In an unpredictable college season full of bombshells, such as LaGarette Blout's surprising sucker punch, and Dez Bryant being declared ineligible to play for violating NCAA rules, perhaps ...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  10. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 15: Dallas Dooms Hopes for Perfection

    Nobody gave the Dallas Cowboys much of a chance. On paper, they seemed like they were in over their heads. After all, they haven't won in December in ages, and they were about to go into New ...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 267 reads 2 comments

  11. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 14: Colts Gallop to Top Seed in AFC.

    It was a day just like any other in Indianapolis, Indiana for their beloved football team. Sure they had a few speedbumps along the way, but the important thing is that they defended their home turf yet again...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  12. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 13: Saints Continue Marching On Gifts

    Yeah, I know it's Wednesday, but when you're in the midst of finals, sometimes things take priority. But at least I didn't forget you my loyal fans. Now then, the Saints had no business winning that game last Sunday...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 378 reads 1 comments

  13. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 12: Steelers Are Resilient in Defeat

    I feared the worst for Steeler country on Sunday night. It was bad enough having to go to Baltimore at 6-4 and face that vaunted Ravens defense...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 179 reads 1 comments

  14. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 11: Ten Things I'm Thankful For.

    If you're a longtime reader of this column, then you know that during Thanksgiving week I usually use the space reserved for the big story of the week to list ten things I'm thankful for in regards to the current NFL season...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 121 reads 0 comments

  15. Tuesday Moring Running Back Week Nine: Belichick Botches One.

    Fourth and two on your own twenty-eight yard line with a little over two minutes to play and you're up by six. Why wouldn't you punt? Alas Bill Belichick is a rare breed. He rolled the dice and crapped out...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 121 reads 3 comments

  16. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 9: New Yorkers Take Giant Step Backward

    Sunday wasn't a good day for Chris Snee. It's bad enough that his late holding penalty helped to cost the Giants the game...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about over 4 years ago 192 reads 1 comments

  17. Tuesday Moring Running Back Week Eight: Return of the Lambeau Legend

    It was a sight we thought we'd never see. It felt like hell had frozen over and Santa Claus had suddenly converted to satanism...

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  18. To DH Or Not To DH: That Is The Question

    Sometimes I wish baseball would get with the program. It just perplexes me that Bud Selig allows one league to play one style of baseball and the other league to play another style of baseball...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  19. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week Seven: Saints Steal One in South Beach

    Picture if you will the sight of the NFL's marquee offensive quarterback bruised and battered with cuts on both his chin and eyes heading into the locker room at halftime...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 5 years ago 378 reads 0 comments

  20. Tuesday Moring Running Back Week 6: Pats Pulverize Titans.

    On a cold day in New England with snow on the ground, the natives, like myself, always bundle up and run to the supermarket for bread and milk...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 5 years ago 255 reads 1 comments

  21. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 5: I Pity The Raiders

    Pride in your organization is a precious commodity in the NFL. If you've got it, odds are you're successful. You represent the benchmark that all of the bottom feeders in the NFL only wish they could attain...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 5 years ago 604 reads 5 comments

  22. Tuesday Morning Runnng Back Week Four: Brett Favre Sparkles in MNF Spotlight

    It was an image we'd thought we thought we'd never see in our lifetimes. The man that is considered by many from Kenosa to Green Bay as the man who returned football to prominence in Cheeseland, was now playing against them...

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  23. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week Three: Lions Snap Skid

    It's the home base of the declining U.S. auto industry, as well as the home of baseball's Tigers, who are clinging to a sparse two-game lead in the AL Central as I write this...

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  24. Tuesday Morning Running Back, Week Two: Cowboys Christen New Home

    $1.15 billion can sure build a state-of-the-art football facility. Proof of that was on display on Sunday evening when the Cowboys opened their brand new football haven with a regular season game for the ages...

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  25. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 1: Return of the Brady

    As year three of this column begins, the big story leading up to opening weekend in the NFL in my neck of the woods was the return of the Patriots' leader...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 5 years ago 180 reads 2 comments