1. Why Do Sports Reporters Hate Fans?

    If your chosen mission and occupation in life is to talk about people who play a game, how can you criticize people who are fans of the game? One more sports broadcaster's criticism of a fan ...

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  2. Sorriest Super Bowl Connection: Mary Matalin

    Talk about creepy Super Bowl celebrities and it aren't the Who. Consider Republican operative Mary Matalin as co-chair of the New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII Committee...

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  3. Super Bowl XLIV: When Did Decent Become Sexy? We Win!

    Revel in it, roll in it, snort it, sniff it, rub it all over yourself. Snow angels anyone? Who doesn't want this Super Bowl to end in an indisputable tie in which the super good guys, the stellar ...

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  4. Betting on Favre: If the Photos Are From His Agent, Can We Expect More?

    If the photos circulating on the Internet of Brett Favre's injuries are, as alleged, from his agent, Bus Cook, what are the ramifications for the NFL? The league currently requires a team-by-team list of player injuries...

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  5. Brett Favre's Bruises: He Only Made $12 Million for Them

    Imagine if U.S. soldiers had agents. You would be seeing a lot of pictures of bloody stumps, hacked off limbs, and burned faces to indicate why they just couldn't get to their objective that day...

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  6. Super Bowl XLIV: Fixing the NFL Game

    Woe my head. The Super Bowl starts on Sunday night at about 6:00 p.m. my time. That's no time to start a party. If the game goes three hours, folks ain't gonna get home 'til 10:00 or 11:00 p...

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  7. Green Bay Packers Need To Protect What They Have: Aaron Rodgers

    At least half the NFL teams are looking for what the Green Bay Packers have: a dynamite quarterback. When a quarterback leads a team to 48 points in a playoff game behind a patchwork, aging offensive ...

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  8. NFL Idiocy: The Overtime Coin Toss

    Call it justice riding in on the wings of fate or just a bad football play by the Green Bay Packers, but the Arizona Cardinals snatched victory from the NFL-imposed jaws of defeat, otherwise known as the overtime coin toss...

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  9. A Good Golfer Broiled: Tiger Woods Just Getting Started

    Has Whack and Hack been taken? Scrambling headline writers are getting desperate in the contest to score big in the Tiger Woods pun contest...

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  10. Favre Gunslinger 101: It Ain't About You

    Getting ready for a Minnesota Viking game used to be easy. Don a few fake golden braids, use them to beat your chest in rhythm to the incessant question of why, why, why are the Vikings are ...

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  11. I'm a Fan of the Green Bay Packers, but Don't Call Me Cheesehead, Whitey!

    Still pondering ESPN college football analyst Bob Griese’s one-week suspension for saying NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya was “out having a taco.”I’m a Packer fan, born and bred in Wisconsin...

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  12. The Tiger Woods Tragedy

    A tragedy has visited the world in the form of the world believing a man who wields a stick to hit a ball into a hole is an idol, a saviour, a hero, and a villain...

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  13. Brett Favre Cult Culture: The Decline of America

    The saddest sight at the Lambeau Field Favre-apalooza was the slightly chubby chick and her balding male counterpart holding up a sign proclaiming their undying love for Brett Favre...

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  14. The Dilemma of First Round Money: A. J. Hawk and The Green Bay Packers

    First, he has a name fans love: HAWK, HAWK, HAWK. He played on a college team always in the mix and in the running. But Green Bay Packer linebacker A. J. Hawk just does not have the sideline to sideline speed and instincts demanded of a top linebacker...

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  15. Brett Favre Makes It Official: Sports are Only a Business

    Looking for a hero for your kids? How about yourself? Looking for a great charitable cause? United Way, Goodwill, your local food pantry, your local school district...

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  16. Brett Favre and Minnesota Vikings: A Pass From the NFL To the Taxpayers

    What's the Internet for but great conspiracy theories? Like whether the NFL got involved in negotiations for Brett Favre to become the new Vikings quarterback so taxpayers jump on ...

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  17. Gambling and the NFL: Permission Granted! Welcome Back, Mike Vick

    The NFL purports to be adamantly opposed to gambling, even going so far as to try to stop U.S. states, like Delaware, from allowing betting on single NFL games...

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  18. Can All NCAA Athletes Have Sex Ala Louisville Coach Rick Pitino?

    If an athlete in any NCAA-regulated program has sex in a McDonald's restaurant bathroom and is caught in the act, would he/she be subject to an NCAA penalty? Well, there are laws about public indecency, indecent exposure, etc...

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  19. Steve McNair Is Dead: Lower Your Voice an Octave

    We all know the routine by now: Prominent athlete dies, ESPN anchors must lower voices, somber music plays with a photo of now deceased athlete with birth and death year dates...

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  20. Imagine There's a Hero: Jim Brown, Tiger Woods, and the Challenge

    The first time I heard John Lennon's song "Imagine," I scoffed, spit, and pronounced it "Ono Pap." Just a dream like one of those things we had for Martin and Bobby, both dead, just frankly, irreversibly dead...

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  21. Brett Favre and Chad Ochocinco: Bad As Mike Vick?

    So when did indecision about retirement or legally changing your name become equated with manslaughter charges, felony convictions and prison terms? Today...

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  22. The King is Dead, Long Live the King

    When the Eastern Sports Programming Network twitters a Brett Favre fart, who can blame them? Though they might want to check their spelling - a bonafide superstar’s fart is spelled ...

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  23. Manny: This Bud's For You

    How is it that Major League Baseball players can't find medical doctors who know what constitutes a banned substance? Look, I realize people like me who are restricted to certain insurance ...

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  24. Coach K. Addresses "Coach" Obama's Bracket; Duke Not In His Final Four

    Let us now gag famous men. Please! We have a man who makes $1.5 million to teach young men in shorts and tennis shoes to put a round bladder into a hole calling out another man who happens to have been elected as president of the United States...

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  25. A-Rod Owes Us More Steroids

    As a $28 million a year salary man in 2009, A-Rod owes us more steroid use, not less. Gulping, ingesting and injecting steroids to enhance performance after being paid millions of dollars to play a game should be applauded...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Janean Marti about almost 6 years ago 125 reads 1 comments