1. My Ultimate Sports Bucket List

    Tomorrow I'll begin a new chapter in my life. At high noon, I will somberly depart my home of 21 years in the Greenville section of Smithfield Rhode Island, and move to a newer, more modern house three minutes down the road...

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  2. Brett Favre Makes NFC More Interesting and Other Thoughts on Recent News

    I hate to admit it, but Brett Favre's return from yet another false retirement makes the upcoming NFL season a lot more interesting...

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  3. Rick Pitino: Can We Really Trust Him Despite His History?

    Let me tell you a story. When I was 12, I read in the newspaper that Rick Pitino was going to be named the head coach of the Boston Celtics. At the time, I was ecstatic...

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  4. Patriot Passion: The 10 Patriots Who Had the Greatest Impact on Me

    With the pro football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies coming up this weekend, we as football fans often pause to reflect how much these players meant to us...

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  5. Ortiz Was a Marked Man, Martinez Helps Sox and More

    News As A Red Sox Fan, I can't honestly say I'm surprised with the news that David Ortiz once used PEDS. With every other power slugger from this era under suspicion, it was only a matter of time before Ortiz was outed...

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  6. In My Humble Opinion: Halladay Will Stay Put, and Other Musings

    Simply Put, Roy Halladay is a franchise player, and it will take a king's ransom of prospects to pry him away from the clutches of the Blue Jays. In addition, Halladay may be the franchise player for the Jays...

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  7. Technical Knockouts: Three Reasons Why Boxing Has Waned in Popularity

    Once upon a time, boxing was one of the most popular spectator sports in all of the country. In the early days of television, boxing was as popular an attraction as pro football and American Idol are today...

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  8. In My Humble Opinion: Jacques Lemaire Owes Wild

    If I were Gary Bettman, I'd adopt a new rule for NHL coaches who pull the wool over their former team's eyes by announcing their retirement and then having a change of heart...

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  9. In My Humble Opinion: All-Star Game Has Lost Luster and Sheed Helps C's

    Once upon a time, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game was an anticipated event during the baseball season. However, it has lost some of its panache because of three things: 1...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 5 years ago 74 reads 1 comments

  10. In My Humble Opinion: Artest and Manny Make L.A. Place To Be for Sports

    Here's are some things that are really grinding my gears this week. LA Dodgers fans will rejoice as their suspended slugger Manny Ramirez returns from his 50-game suspension tonight after testing positive for a female growth hormone banned by MLB...

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  11. In My Humble Opinion, Shaq Will Help The Cavs and Federer Wins Wimbledon

    Here are a few things I'm stewing on this week: He may be 37, and not as quick as we once was, but as long as Shaq clears the lane for LeBron to have an open look at the hoop, the Cavaliers will be the cream of the Eastern Conference...

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  12. In My Humble Opinion, Roger Goodell Is a Man Of Integrity!

    Kudos to NFL Commish Roger Goodell, who proved yesterday that he's a man of principle and that he's not afraid to rule with an iron fist. Just because the legal system let Donte Stallworth off with a slap on the wrist didn't mean he had to...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 5 years ago 243 reads 2 comments

  13. In My Humble Opinion, Week One: Phil Jackson, Brett Favre, and the Yankees

    Hola and thanks for reading the first ever edition of Dan Pieroni's "In My Humble Opinion." Before we begin, let me take some time to discuss what this column is all about and some ground rules for commenting...

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  14. Lay Off LeBron: The Sports Media Needs To Examine Its Conscience

    It was probably the worst night of LeBron James' professional career. After a season in which his Cleveland Cavilers were almost unbeaten at home, breezed through the first two rounds ...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 5 years ago 129 reads 1 comments

  15. The 10 Most Hated People in Boston Sports History

    There are two kinds of people that are hated by the Boston fan base, those who speak out against the fans or players and create trouble and those who leave Boston for greater pastures, and never express any gratitude for what the city gave them...

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  16. Red Sox Might Have To Make Hard Decision About Fenway Park

    I'm dreading the feedback from this article. So before you get so angry that you'll feel compelled to call me an idiot, let me have my say...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 5 years ago 150 reads 2 comments

  17. Breaking News: John Madden Calls It a Career.

    There are two ways I'll remember John Madden as a broadcaster. On one hand, the man was an absolute marvel. No one, with the possible exception of Tim McCarver, stated the obvious more often than him...

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  18. Farewell to Fidrych: The Bird Flies Away

    A person like Mark Fidrych was one in a million. It isn't often you'd pay to see a baseball player based on his personality quirks...

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  19. Play Ball: Expectations for the 2009 Red Sox from a Diehard Fan.

    Happy New Year! I can't wait to see a packed Fenway Park, as hope springs eternal for a successful 2009 season for the beloved Boston nine. As with every other team, there are certain expectations we, as fans, have for our guys...

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  20. The World Baseball Classic: Much Ado about Nothing

    I wish Bud Selig would stop wasting his time trying to market the game of baseball to markets that aren't interested. There are just some places, such as Canada and Italy, where baseball is considered secondary to other sports such as hockey and soccer...

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  21. Tuesday Morning Running Back Super Bowl Editon: Super Steelers Win Their Sixth

    It was deja vu all over again. Other writers, both on this website and in newspapers have chosen to take several angles to explain why the Cardinals lost the game...

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  22. Tuesday Morning Running Back, Conference Championship Edition

    Believe it, folks: the Arizona Cardinals are going to represent the NFC at Super Bowl 43 in a little less than two weeks time. To football fans like myself...

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  23. Tuesday Morning Running Back Divisional Playoffs Edition

    Raise your hand if you thought the Cardinals were going to beat the Panthers on Saturday Night. Come on, I know you're out there. Seriously, no one thought the Cardinals had a chance? Well I'll be darned, I wasn't the only one...

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  24. Jim Rice Proves Patience Is a Virtue, Finally Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame.

    Whoever said that "good things come to those who wait", had it right on the money. Jim Rice certainly believes that today...

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  25. Phil Kessel, Marc Savard, Tim Thomas Wonder Where All-Star Love Is

    When you analyze the situation, it isn't hard to find an answer to the question I'm about to ask. How is it that three great players from the Boston Bruins got snubbed from a start ...

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