1. 2008 Western Conference Playoffs: A Basketball Fan's Dream

    If the playoffs started today, here is a look at what the Western Conference seeding and matchups would look like... No. 1 Phoenix (34-15) vs. No. 8 Denver (29-19)If you are the No...

    Will Norton Written by Will Norton about over 6 years ago 518 reads 2 comments

  2. Twins Woes: Bill Smith and the Art of Counterproductive Negotiation

    I'm slightly confused here. Twins GM Bill Smith is generally considered a pretty savvy, clever front office executive.....

    Will Norton Written by Will Norton about over 6 years ago 1,330 reads 8 comments

  3. Suckah Bowl XLII: A Dream-Team of Misfits, Degenerates, and Social Parasites

    In the not so distant past, a group of friends and I were trying to think up a perfect word to define today’s legal, moral, and professional class of unruly degenerates...

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  4. College Basketball: NCAA Conference Rundown

    In what may be the most top-heavy crop of college basketball teams in recent memory, there are a few things we know heading into conference play: UNC and Memphis could both plausibly run the ...

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  5. Black 'N Gold Rush: Boston Bruins Still Finding Ways to Remain Relevant

    Here we are, 42 games into the NHL season, and the Bruins are still alive.That’s right, a team with virtually no firepower, several key injuries, and a seemingly disconnected fan base is ...

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  6. "Honey, I'll Be on the Couch": Why Live Sports Just Aren't Worth Your Dollar Anymore.

    I got a proposition for you: $70, upper deck seats, New England Patriots football. Live action, Tom Brady & Randy Moss, the cheerleaders, the whole shebang. Foxboro is about an hour's drive from Boston, and parking in the lots costs $30...

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  7. Best of 2007: Rockies, Padres Battle to the Wire

    Let’s face it, 2007 was a relatively hideous year for the broad image of "sports." Tim Donaghy, Mike Vick, Barry Bonds, the Mitchell Report, Sean Taylor—not a lot to be proud or enthusiastic about right there...

    Will Norton Written by Will Norton about over 6 years ago 934 reads 3 comments

  8. No Respect: Baseball Needs Better People, Not Stricter Penalties

    I was born a Boston Red Sox fan and will undoubtedly die a Red Sox fan. Baseball has given me great happiness, great sorrow, and most importantly great memories. In short, baseball is here to stay in my life...

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  9. Boston's Fourth Best Team Ain't Bad: How the Bruins Are Surging

    With the beloved Red Sox notching their second World Series title in four years, the Patriots steamrolling the NFL and striving for a perfect season, and the Celtics new Big Three propelling ...

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  10. Low Rollers: Why the Marlins Dealt Cabrera and Willis For Limited Return

    Burke Badenhop, Eulogio De La Cruz, Dallas Trahern... Who are these no-names, you ask? They comprise the "three minor leaguers" scrolling across the bottom of everyone's TV in ...

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  11. Polished Gems: The NBA's Most Improved Players

    With less than a quarter of the season in the books, a lot is still up in the air in the NBA.Here’s what we think we know:The Celtics are much better than last year. The Bulls are much worse...

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  12. Twists and Turns Define 2007 College Football Season

    The BCS is faulty and, yes, we all comprehend this basic fact of life. Anyone with a pulse for March Madness and the divine power of tournament play knows that...

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  13. Celtics' Secret: How Boston's Role Players Have Raised the Bar

    The Boston Celtics have been a disaster for over two decades. The disappointments from the post-Larry Bird Era speak for themselves: inexplicably missing out on Tim Duncan; the Rick Pitino experiment; ...

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