1. Brett Favre and Why the Packers So Deserved Him

    At least this season we finally get to stop seeing the list. You know the one I'm talking about, the "Starting QBs for the Bears since Brett Favre took over the Packers" list. The Peter Tom Willis list...

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  2. One Man's 2008 NBA Draft Big Board

    Of all the drafts that punctuate the sports calendar, the NBA Draft feels the most relatable. The baseball and hockey drafts are meat markets for players we've never heard of, and the ...

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  3. Ten Games I'm Dying To See On ESPN Classic

    I've got to be honest, I'm getting a little sick of Michael Jordan winning titles. And Bird vs Magic. And the Thrilla in Manila...

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  4. Open Mic: American Soccer's Mission Impossible

    I want you to look at the photo at the top of this article. Obviously, anyone who would bother to read this knows enough about soccer to know that it's a picture of Brazilian midfielder Ronaldinho...

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  5. What If Americans REALLY Played Soccer?

    I was watching Croatia's 2-1 upset of Germany today (a terrific game if you're into such things) and I was struck by the Croats little midfielder Luka Modric...

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