1. CBS: March Madness Traffic Up 60% Over Last Year

    The first two rounds of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament via CBS' on-demand digital service attracted 5.6 million unique visitors, a 60% audience gain over last year. Thursday to Sunday = viewers watched 6...

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  2. NY Post's Steve Serby, Perhaps Fearing a Stuffing, Now Endorses Rex Ryan

    Flip Flop Alert. NY Post scribe Steve Serby wrote on Dec. 29th in his HEY, WOODY: IT'S TIME TO CAN-GINI article that, "a champion assistant coach like Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo needs to be interviewed," Ok fine...

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  3. Matt Barnes: Eli, Antonio, Ahmad, etc...Not Just Plax Killed the NY Giants

    Why?Alcohol is enough to reduce muscle strength for up 60 hours. "If you're there to perform, you shouldn't be drinking alcohol," said Matt Barnes, author of the study."That's two mornings and three mornings later," Barnes said...

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  4. Threats Aside...Our 2009 NFL Conference Championship Picks

    Bob Mantz reports: I never had a problem in the 10 or so years that I've done executive search. (Ok, maybe once.) But in the time that writing has paid the bills—we've been in touch with Federal Agencies twice...

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  5. Ken Baumgartner v the, Well, Rangers, 1990 Playoff Brawl

    New York Rangers beat New York Islanders 2-1 april 5, 1990 at MSG and Ken had someone in his 'bombsights'. Why today? Because Deadspin has a great fight video today, Mudbugs vs...

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  6. Hotter? Woody Johnson's Jets or His Daughter Casey?

    The New York Post reports that New York Jets owner Woody Johnson's daughter Casey is wearing her hair a lot like I do, and that is a buzzcut...

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  7. The B Team w/ Bruce Murray and Bill Pidto - Debuts on MadDog Radio

    Bob Mantz reported on December 10th that the two we'd heard would fill either Russo's 9-2 or 10-2 slot, Monday through Friday, were Bruce Murray & ex-Bristolite Bill Pidto...

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  8. Endorsements: How Sports Stars Get Inside Your Head

    Dan Peterson reports that the more an athlete is associated with his product - i.e., Tiger Woods with a golf club not Tiger with a Buick. LeBron James with Microsoft...also not so much...

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  9. New York Giants' Ahmad Bradshaw Hosting a Very Odd NYC Party

    The tag for this NYC party (night club obviously) is "Hosted by Ahmad Bradshaw and the NY Giants (We still love you guys)." Odd stuff. And we were once told the NFL frowns on players/teams working events promoting alcohol...

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  10. Ryan Grant and the Packers Don't Want the NY Giants to Show Up

    Read carefully. Three or more guys Must be accompanied or be subjected to bottle service. Final Entry at Doorman's Discretion...

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  11. CMU Students Put Sensors, GPS, and Accelerometers into Footballs

    CMU Students put sensors, GPS & Accelerometers into Footballs resulting in a ball that perfectly emulates a Ryan Leaf pass each and every time.No, just kidding. Carnegie Mellon students and their professor, Dr...

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  12. CC Sabathia Came to NY So He Doesn't Have To Repeat His Milwaukee Excellence

    Bob Mantz reports: I just returned from the Sabathia unveiling. He doesn't seem to do well with big crowds. Very quiet. A bit tongue tied. Certainly not glib...

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  13. NFL's Suspicious Blown Call Creates Playoff Tiebreaker Problem

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - The first 11-10 game in NFL history shouldn't have ended that way, referee Scott Green said after a last-minute touchdown was errantly taken away from the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday...

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  14. Jets v Rams 2008 NFL Week 10 Media Guide

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  15. The NFL Blitz: Week 6 Picks

    The Blitz was an impressive 3-1-1 last week and we won our best bet. Season totals: 7-7-1 overall and 3-2 Best Bets.Picks for week 6: Washington (-13.5) over St. Louis (BB) New Orleans (-7...

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  16. Bob Mantz & Jennifer Sterger: Hot Shots Part Two

    Photo courtesy of Chad Martel The first half of our interview with Jennifer Sterger brought over 20,000 eyes to the Blitz in just less than two days...

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  17. Bob's Blitz Bags the "Broadway Bombshell" Jenn Sterger

    Jenn "Broadway Bombshell" Sterger turned a chance 15 second TV glimpse and a Brent Musberger comment into appearances in Maxim and Playboy magazines (within one month of each other) and a job writing for Sports Illustrated...

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  18. WWE ECW Diva Dawn Marie to Hold Benefit for Retired Pro Wrestlers

    I graduated with Wrestling Diva Dawn Marie Psaltis in 1989. Even though back then she was simply Dawn Psaltis, she's gone on to do some very nice things professionally! One of them is a benefit called Wrestler's Rescue on September 15, 2008 in New Jersey

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  19. New York Jets Trade Brett Favre Jersey to the Tampa Bay Bucs

    (Brett Favre reacts to the heat of Tampa Bay - photo) (BS) The Tampa Bay Tribune is reporting that The New York Jets have traded a Tampa Bay Buccaneer's Favre Jersey to the Bucs for quarterback Jeff Garcia...

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  20. "Broadway Brett's Jets": Bleacher Bests Rest on Favre Scoop

    A followup by: Bleacher Report Columnist Bob Mantz Brett Favre is a New York Jet today for better or worse. It couldn't be any better for the Bleacher Report. While no one was talking seriously about Favre and the Jets - we scooped it here on July 15.

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  21. Pittsburgh Jeff Karstens Almost 'Pirate Perfectio': 7 2/3 innings

    Bleacher Report had the first photo of the first inning new Pittsburgh Pirate and ex-New York Yankee minor leaguer Jeff Karstens threw for the Pirates against the Chicago Cubs last Friday...

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  22. Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson Parents?

    MMA fighter and retired UFCer Tito Ortiz is going to be a daddy. The NY Post is reporting that Ortiz's girlfriend and ex-porn queen Jenna Jameson is pregnant...

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  23. FCC Investigating WPHT's Larry Andersen's Jose Reyes Comments

    The FCC is investigating WPHT Phillies announcer Larry Andersen's, "somebody oughta put one in his neck" comment after New York Met Jose Reyes' celebration of a homerun in a recent Mets Phillies matchup...

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  24. Pro Wrestling Talkshow Tuesdays 5pm EST - Call - You Will Be On!

    My bodyguard Agahzi, seen in WWE photos here, hosts an online Wrestling radio show each Tuesday at 5pm EST called "The Final Bell". Watch online live at Presspassradio if you are a big Pro-Wrestling fan...

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  25. An Open Letter to the New York Mets' Ryan Church

    Ryan, Migraines suck. And they are hard to treat. Especially when a trigger includes stimuli such as loud noises and bright lights...

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