1. "The Answer" Is Wait and See

    As much as I loathe Allen Iverson for what he did in Detroit with my Pistons, ruining what was a very tightly knit unit that was one of the best teams in the East, I have to put my dislike for the guy aside...

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  2. University of Memphis: Pom Pom Squad Overpowering, Offense Not So Overpowering

    Not too long ago, I saw that the Florida Marlins were considered by many as the smartest organization in baseball because they employ hot chicks who keep the fans entertained when the Marlins aren't doing so well...

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  3. The 25 most memorable characters in Memphis baseball history

    In 132 years of baseball in Memphis, there’s been a great deal of characters, ranging from the strange to the cute and chocolately...

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  4. Remembering 2000

    When Autozone Park opened in 2000, it was to Memphians, the best thing since Elvis Presley cut his first record album in 1954...

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  5. The Last Summer Dance for Jim Thome?

    Outside of Albert Pujols, who came onto the baseball scene in 2001, my sophomore year of high school, my two favorite players as a kid were without question Robin Ventura of the White Sox and Jim Thome of the Indians...

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  6. Too bad it's not 2006 again………….

    The one thing that was missing from my debut book about the Memphis Redbirds and the fun I had being an intern as broadcaster for Fantasy Radio was the excitement of a pennant race that involved the Redbirds...

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  7. Rich Rod: Down To The Fourth Quarter?

    The Michigan way, something that has been edified by coaches such as Fritz Crisler, Bo Schembechler, and Lloyd Carr, has been a way of clean play, staying loyal to the team concept of football, ...

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  8. Mets Fans, I Feel Your Pain

    When I was in the Fan Radio booth during the summers of 2005 and 2006, I spent much of my time trying to be “that guy” on the microphone...

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  9. The Gary Deberry Theory Can be Applied to Milton Bradley

    Ever knew the guy in high school who had all the talent, all the girls, and scholarships from all corners of the country, yet he blows it by doing something stupid? In high school, ...

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  10. Porn Stars Are Keeping the Faith in Chicago For The Cubs

    During the Cubs-Cardinals series this year, my buddy and Cubs fan Joe Meyer kept getting the same comeback from me when he started making snide comments about the Cardinals and the city of St...

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  11. Another Chapter in Rivalry Between Memphis and Nashville

    There is nothing that excites baseball fans more than the thrill of being in the hunt for the playoffs, especially when the cities are two ancient rivals. No, I’m not talking about Boston and New York...

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  12. Memphis Tigers' Road to C-USA Title May Be Helped By Beer

    Quick! When was the last time the University of Memphis won a conference championship in football? If you're a diehard fan, you know the last time the Tigers won a conference championship in ...

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  13. Florida's Other Reason to Go Undefeated

    The Florida Dazzlers have been a breeding ground for hotness, mainly because our favorite sports babe Erin Andrews was a former Dazzler. Here's some gratitious photos of the Dazzlers...

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  14. For the Memphis Redbirds, Playoffs Would Be Good Distraction

    It was only four years ago when I was writing about the playoff chances of the Redbirds, who at that time were in a dogfight with the Nashville Sounds and the Omaha Royals for a chance to go to the playoffs...

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  15. Wide Margin a Good Thing Or a Bad Thing?

    A few days ago, the AP polls were released, ranking the Florida Gators at No. 1 with 58 of the possible 60 first-place votes.That amount of first-place votes is the most in the history of the AP poll, which began in 1950...

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  16. Golfin' after dark

    The last time I picked up a set of golf clubs was when my senior class went to the now-closed Bogey’s on Fischer Steel Rd. in Cordova and Carl Foxx showed me the nuances of minature golf...

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  17. STGS SEC Rankings—The New Office Week

    Alright gang, with all my stuff moved into the brand new home office in Oakdale, I decided to take a break from my moving in and cleaning up to give the masses what they need, the preseason SEC football rankings...

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  18. Memphis Tigers: You Can Take Away the Wins, But Never the Memories

    For a city that has been forever stuck in the 1950s, a city in which a former mayor can quit office and then consider running for their old job again because they feel that if they ...

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  19. Welcome to the World of Message Boards

    One thing I learned during much of my time writing for the Nasty Boys’ Sports Blog was that for every 20 people that like you, there are going to be 15 that hate you...

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  20. Favre's Legacy Is Further Tarnished

    When Favre walked off the Lambeau turf in the 2008 NFC Championship game, wearing the all-too familar No. 4 Packers jersey, all of us thought for certain that would be his salute to the NFL...

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  21. Cards, Go Ham On 'Em!

    What the Yankees are to the American League, the Cardinals and Dodgers are to the National League—storied franchises with winning traditions...

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  22. First day for brand-new Crichton

    At this time last year, I was resting comfortably in my apartment located in Chickasaw Gardens getting ready to to begin my junior year of college at Crichton College and zeroing in on being a college graduate and taking on the real world...

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  23. Inching closer and closer……………..

    In order to be the best, you have to beat the best. And in the case of the Memphis Redbirds, leaders of the American Northern Division by a half-game over Nashville, starting a four-game ...

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  24. Same song and dance in Chicago

    Since 1908, which as baseball fans know was the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, the manager with the most postseason appearances was Charlie Grimm, who managed the Cubs to World ...

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  25. Rick Pitino's Shame

    When Rick Pitino came to Louisville in 2001, it was probably the biggest thing to hit Louisville since the first Kentucky Derby...

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