1. NFL Preview 5th Edition: NFC North

    On to the NFC North. I believe the teams here will be fun to watch. All the teams, except maybe Green Bay, have an explosive offensive weapon (Calvin Johnson, Hester and Adrian Peterson) ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 157 reads 3 comments

  2. How Will The AFC South Break Down?

    This article will put me at four divisions finished, with four more to go. Tomorrow I will be tackling the NFC North, and hopefully you have enjoyed my previews on theNFC South, AFC West and NFC West...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 156 reads 2 comments

  3. U.S. vs. China: Is This Good vs. Evil?

    The Olympics are in full swing, and at the moment the U.S. and China are deadlocked in the medal count. Normally, I'm not a huge Olympics' guy, but the burgeoning rivalry plus the other storylines ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 1,359 reads 11 comments

  4. Round Three Goes To The NFC South

    I'm still recovering from the mild verbal beatdown I received in my article yesterday on the AFC West, so if this comes out a little rough, hopefully you'll understand. (Needless to say Chad from Kansas City isn't one of my two fans)...

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  5. NFL Predictions Part Deux: AFC West

    Well, I had planned on writing this earlier today, but a certain game came out and I've been a little preoccupied. Seriously, this day will rival Christmas for fewest articles written...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 477 reads 15 comments

  6. NFC West Preview and Predictions

    I wanted to do an NFL preview to accompany my NCAA preview, and wanted it to be a little more in depth. The plan is to break it down division by division, one division a day, and then a day or two more of other predictions...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 488 reads 12 comments

  7. NCAA Football Preview: The 2008th Edition (Not Really)

    Ah, the smell of football season approaching. I can almost hear the Tennessee marching band playing "Rocky Top", see 108,000 fans filling up Michigan Stadium hours before the game starts, and taste that first nacho that comes with opening weekend...

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  8. NFL Pyramid Rankings: NFC Edition

    Last week I published an article on the best AFC players. If you've read it, you can skip the next few paragraphs and see how I rank the NFC'ers...

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  9. What Will Be The Legacy Of "The Manny Trade"?

    Jason Bay has to be ecstatic. Here's a guy who was sentenced to career purgatory in Pittsburgh, and he seemed to be staying there until the 11th hour of the trade deadline arrived and the big deal was made...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 124 reads 4 comments

  10. NFL Pyramid Rankings: AFC Edition

    This time of year brings me a ton of football stuff that I have been waiting for since the Super Bowl: training camp, all the articles and discussions on teams and players, and even that ubiquitous Madden game that I'm itching to get...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 801 reads 5 comments

  11. The Manny Ramirez Saga Continues: What Should the Red Sox Do?

    Well, we now have about zero reasons to love Manny Ramirez. The union between the team and player seems to have deteriorated and it might end sooner than later. So what should happen? I got something...

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  12. My 2008 Michigan Preview: Just How Good Are The Wolverines?

    Well, what an off season the Michigan football program has had. Rich Rod's first few months on the job have been nothing but full of drama and intrigue...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 402 reads 12 comments

  13. Retirement: Don't Believe The Hype

    When an athlete is nearing the end of his career, he must consider how and when he retires. Brett Favre has considered this for the last half a dozen years or so, and he still seems not to have it down...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 211 reads 0 comments

  14. NFL Trades: Fair Or Unfair?

    The new week has brought two marquee NFL trades with the Washington Redskins getting Jason Taylor, the dancing Pro Bowler who is just a year removed from winning the Defensive Player of the ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 199 reads 1 comments

  15. Thoughts...7-15-2008

    Well, what a Home Run Derby we just witnessed. That was one of the best I've seen, way better than the event has been in the last few years. That's just one of many stories on the docket today...

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  16. Thoughts... 7-12-2008

    Welcome to my second installment of "Thoughts", as it is tentatively titled. As this is a new project for me, please leave any feedback you have. I would greatly appreciate it. Rich Harden K's 10 in debut as Cubs win in 11 So far, so good...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  17. Red Sox Nation: How Does The 2nd Half Play Out?

    Ah, the All-Star Break...I can almost smell the peanuts in Yankee Stadium, imagine Ryan Braun and Dan Uggla swatting homers in the Derby, and can't wait to see Pedroia, Manny and Youk starting the All-Star Game...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 310 reads 1 comments

  18. Thoughts... 7-9-2008

    There have been some huge stories the last few days, and lately I have wanted to write so many columns about the happenings of the day and didn't have the time to write so much, so ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 199 reads 1 comments

  19. Open Mic: To Sport or Not to Sport, That Is the Question

    Ah, July fourth is a great holiday. As the great comedian Jim Gaffigan once said, "I usually don't eat a brat, hot dog, and a steak, but it is Fourth of July." Or something like that...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 166 reads 2 comments

  20. My Day As a GM...Kinda

    Anytime a sport comes to its draft, and the team you follow gets closer and closer to its pick, a switch clicks inside you. I hope they pick Durant over Oden. He's such a good scorer...

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  21. Don Imus Strikes Again

    I am Imus, hear me roar. That should be his opening line every day in his show. My god, nothing the man says goes down quietly. In case you haven't heard, Don Imus has struck again, and surprisingly to me, it falls in the world of sports, again...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 314 reads 1 comments

  22. MLB Midseason Awards: Who Takes the Cake?

    As we near teams hitting their 80th game, and All Star talk starts heating up, I thought I would give out some midseason awards...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 369 reads 5 comments

  23. MLB, Please Come Into the 21st Century

    I love baseball. I Love everything about it: the homeruns, the huge strikeouts, going to the game and eating a hot dog, all of it. However, the game I love needs to make a change. Yes, DH rule, I am talking about you...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Draft 2008: What Do the Detroit Pistons Need?

    The NBA season is nearing an end, and the NBA Draft is coming up on our heels. So for all fans of the Bad Boys, what do the Pistons need to do in this draft? If I were looking at this ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 466 reads 1 comments

  25. Carmelo to the Pistons: It's Finally Gonna Happen...Maybe

    I probably shouldn't be writing this yet, but I'm too giddy. The Pistons are looking to acquire Carmelo Anthony. That's right, Pistons fans, Carmelo Anthony, the superduperstar of the Denver ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 788 reads 3 comments