1. Brett Favre Doesn't Need To Tell Vikings Anything: Yet

    There is a theory that Brett Favre needs to make his decision before draft day, otherwise he is hampering the Vikings decision to make the right choices in the first couple of rounds of the draft...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about over 4 years ago 1,046 reads 2 comments

  2. Premier League Title Race Takes A Turn: United Wins, Chelsea Loses

    Going into Saturday many thought perhaps Chelsea had the league sewn up. Think again. In a dramatic turn of events, Manchester United has climbed within a point of Chelsea for the league lead...

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  3. Top Ten Announcers Working Today

    I recently did a Top Ten List on my least favorite announcers. In an effort to make myself a better person and stop focusing on negativity so much (ok, these are my wife's words, but ...

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  4. Jim Nantz and the Masters: Just the Facts, Jim

    As Jim Nantz watched Phil Mickelson stride up the 18th fairway on Sunday of the Masters, he couldn’t help but gush out, “It’s a win for the family...

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  5. Roman Abramovich: Not Your Everyday Owner

    In the football world he is known as “The billionaire Russian oil tycoon who owns Chelsea.” Ok. Seems simple enough. They’re a dime a dozen, right? Can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a billionaire Russian oil tycoon...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about over 4 years ago 3,407 reads 4 comments

  6. Minnesota Twins' Target Field Is Not Your Daddy's Ballpark

    I can state that Target Field is not your daddy’s ballpark from a certain level of experience. You see, I’m the daddy. Growing up in Minnesota in the '70s, the old Met Stadium was my ballpark...

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  7. Ancelotti and Chelsea Set Sights On Two Trophies

    After their exit from the Champions League in mid March at the hands of their former manager, Jose Mourhino, things could not have been going worse for Chelsea...

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  8. Top Ten Announcers That Make Us Cringe

    If you're old enough, do you happen to remember the experiment NBC did in 1980 with an announcerless broadcast of an NFL game? I think it was known as the "Silent Game...

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  9. Tom Watson Is At It Again

    The wounds haven't even healed from last July in Scotland, and here we are again. Tom Watson, now 60 years old, not 59, near the top of the leaderboard at a major, this time the Masters...

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  10. It's Time For Eric Wynalda To Find A Day Job

    Television networks tend to want a various mixture of different type commentators for their broadcasts. They want their older, steady play by play guys; guys like Dick Enberg or Al Michaels...

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  11. Drogba Doesn't Find Seats At Old Trafford Very Comfy

    When healthy, Didier Drogba is not used to sitting on the bench for Chelsea. Last Saturday, in the big title showdown with Manchester United, manager Carlo Ancelotti had him doing just that...

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