1. High Point University Hockey Players: The Rink Proposal

     *** Please note that unless you are in the High Point University Class of 2015, this article does not concern you. Thank you and have a nice day. Rink: 1...

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  2. Commending Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck's Decision to Stay in College

    Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck made the right decision to stay in college instead of entering the 2011 NFL Draft. I don't think there was ever much doubt in Luck's mind that he was going to stay at Stanford...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 3 years ago 528 reads 0 comments

  3. A Letter of Admonishment to Carolina Panthers Fans

    So, it's over. The Panthers' 2010 season finally ended. Maybe the season started with promise, it has been so long since this team offered up anything promising that it's hard to remember the meaning of the word when it comes to the Panthers...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 3 years ago 717 reads 7 comments

  4. Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson to Team's Fans: Screw You!

    Let’s go down the list of problems the Panthers currently face. 1. League-worst 10.4 points per game. 2. League-worst 236 yards per game. 3. RB Jonathan Stewart surpassed 100 yards for the season today...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 4 years ago 2,950 reads 46 comments

  5. Beloved Panthers Vet Mushin Muhammad Calls It Quits

    The Charlotte Observer and Panthers.com report that Carolina Panthers veteran Muhsin Muhammad has retired. He played 14 NFL seasons, 11 for the Panthers and three for the Bears. During that time he caught 860 passes for 11,438 yards and 62 touchdowns...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 4 years ago 162 reads 2 comments

  6. NCAA Division I Conference Expansion To Start Soon?

    Reports currently indicate that Nebraska will become the 12th member of the Big Ten. The Big Ten is interested in Nebraska because it would make the conference's football component stronger...

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  7. I Have Seen the Light: Why Jake Delhomme Is Holding the Carolina Panthers Back

    The Carolina Panthers played what may have been the worst game in franchise history, as they got manhandled by the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday afternoon 38-10. Quarterback Jake Delhomme threw four interceptions and lost a fumble in the loss...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 5 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  8. Top 40 Fantasy Football Quarterbacks: Nos. 21-25

    These rankings are based on ESPN's standard scoring system (which has 15-player rosters and room for up to four quarterbacks, though most owners only carry two or three), and they are ESPN's, not my own...

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  9. The Top 40 Fantasy Football Quarterbacks: Nos. 26-30

    *These rankings are based on the ESPN standard scoring system. These rankings are ESPN's, not my own. The analysis is mine. 30...

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  10. Top 40 Fantasy Football Quarterbacks: Nos. 31-35

    *These rankings are based on ESPN's standard scoring system. They are ESPN's, not my own. The analysis is mine. 35...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 5 years ago 133 reads 3 comments

  11. Top 40 Fantasy Football Quarterbacks: Nos. 36-40

    *These rankings are based on ESPN's standard scoring league format. They are ESPN's rankings, not my own. The analysis is mine. 40...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 5 years ago 214 reads 0 comments

  12. 2009 NFL Season Preview: Baltimore Ravens

    Offensive Line The offensive line’s run-blocking should improve with the addition of free-agent center Matt Birk and return of RG Marshal Yanda from injury...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 5 years ago 800 reads 20 comments

  13. Carolina Hurricanes Re-Sign Chad LaRose and Erik Cole

    The Carolina Hurricanes made two crucial offseason moves in two days. On July 2, they re-signed forward Erik Cole to a two-year deal worth $5.8 million. On July 3, Carolina agreed to a two-year, $3...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 5 years ago 101 reads 2 comments

  14. Carolina Hurricanes Re-Sign Jussi Jokinen

    The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a two-year, $3.4 million deal with forward Jussi Jokinen. According to Hurricanes' general manager Jim Rutherford, the agreement will pay Jokinen $1...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 81 reads 3 comments

  15. Hockey: Appreciating the Little Things

    Hockey isn't popular in the southeast. Its stereotype advertises a boring game that only Canadiens like. Because of this assumption, few southerners give hockey a chance. But I, as a North Carolinian, gave hockey a try...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 151 reads 4 comments

  16. How Jake Delhomme Compares to Matt Ryan

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan wowed the NFL throughout the 2008 season. The first pass he threw resulted in a 61-yard touchdown. He won four of his first six starts. With Ryan at the helm, the Falcons finished the season a surprising 11-5...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 532 reads 15 comments

  17. Why B/R Beats Facebook At Its Own Game

    In case you're unfamiliar with it, Facebook is a worldwide social networking website designed to allow people who don't live near each other a way to keep in touch. But it has expanded further than even its founders could have hoped...

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  18. Paul Maurice to Return Behind the Bench for Carolina Canes

    The Carolina Hurricanes have signed head coach Paul Maurice to a new, multi-year contract. The rest of Maurice's staff from last season will return as well, including former player Ron Francis, Kevin McCarthy, Tom Rowe, and Tom Borrasso...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  19. Why NHL Hockey is the Ultimate Improvisational Thriller

    If you've seen a few suspense movies, you know the story will unfold. A scary unknown interrupts the comfortable world and induces panic. Then the "good guy" steps in and at first appears to be in over his head trying to fight the evil...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 82 reads 2 comments

  20. Anaheim Ducks Sign LW Mike Brown to Two-Year Extension

    According to the Anaheim Ducks' official website, left winger Mike Brown has been signed to a two-year contract extension. Financial details about the deal were not disclosed because of a franchise policy...

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  21. Game Five Loss to Red Wings Eliminates Blackhawks from Playoffs

    The Chicago Blackhawks had their collective eye on the prize, a berth in the Stanley Cup Finals. That eye is now closed following the team's 2-1 overtime loss in game five, which eliminated ...

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  22. Red Wings Finish Off 'Hawks, Advance to Second Straight Cup Finals

    The Detroit Red Wings outlasted the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1, in an instant classic at Joe Louis Arena Wednesday night...

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  23. Canes Swept Out of Playoffs by Pens

    It's over. The Carolina Hurricanes' dream of winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years has disappeared into oblivion...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 89 reads 2 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Penguins Sweep Canes To Advance To Cup Finals

    The Pittsburgh Penguins trumped the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 Tuesday night at the RBC Center to complete their sweep of the Eastern Conference Finals...

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  25. Game Four Preview: Pens-Canes

    The Pittsburgh Penguins can close out the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals with a win over the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at the RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C. Judging by the way the series has gone so far, that's exactly what's going to happen...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 87 reads 6 comments