1. NFL Preseason 2010: 10 NFL Coaches on the Hot Seat

    Like clockwork, the NFL coaching carousel is set in motion every offseason, kicking off the underachievers, letting on newcomers, and frequently letting those same underachievers back ...

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  2. Public Enemies: How Did Brett Favre and LeBron James Become So Hated?

    The anger is palpable, and it’s everywhere. People are mad as hell, and anger is like steam in a pipe—it needs to be channeled somewhere or it will burst the pipe. So it’s channeled...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 1,078 reads 13 comments

  3. Cincinnati Bengals Preseason: Why There's No Downside To Signing T.O.

    It has now been almost a week since Terrell Owens signed up to be Shrek to Ochocinco’s Donkey, which should be enough time to have fully digested the new dynamic in the Queen City...

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  4. Lambeau Legends: All-Time Green Bay Packers Offense

    So the long-awaited week of training camp has arrived, and come Saturday, current Packer greats like Aaron Rodgers, Donald Driver, and Charles Woodson will strap on the pads and take ...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 57,744 reads 23 comments

  5. Indecision 2010: A Case in Defense of Brett Favre's Annual Waiting Game

    Training camps across the NFL will open at various points this week, including the Vikings’ camp in Mankato, Minn., this upcoming Friday. Of course, Brett Favre will not be there...

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  6. Green Bay's Greenest and Goldest: The Top 10 Packers of All-Time

    So, now that “The Decision” has “Been Made,” sports fans can finally turn their attention to where it should be: Brett Favre. Juuuust kidding. I’m talking about training camp, which is now less than a mere two weeks away..

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 31,187 reads 85 comments

  7. The Next Triumvirate? 'Melo, Amar'e, and Chris Paul Could Challenge Miami Heat

    Like Phil Jackson’s titles, or the vast majority of clovers, great players seem to come in threes, as we controversially (for some reason) witnessed this week in South Beach...

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  8. NBA Help Still Wanted: The 20 Best Remaining Free Agents

    With no scarcity of media coverage, the big free agent domino, the King, fell and all the other big pieces followed...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 19,314 reads 31 comments

  9. Hatred Aimed at LeBron James for Miami Heat Choice Wholly Misdirected

    I’m sorry; I must have missed something in this whole LeBron James situation. Please correct me if I’m wrong, but this was the series of events, right? First, LeBron James—the ...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 690 reads 12 comments

  10. Jesters in The King's Court: What LeBron James Decision Says About the Media

    Is this what the 24-hour news cycle has done to us? Once upon a time, free agency became “news” when a star player in question actually made a decision—a decision, ...

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  11. Ryan Braun: Bashing His Way To Becoming the Greatest Brewer Ever?

    When Ryan Braun was named an outfield starter for the National League in the 2010 Summer Classic yesterday—his third straight such honor—the 26-year-old entered uncharted territory for the Milwaukee Brewers...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 445 reads 5 comments

  12. NBA Free Agents 2010: Where the Top Seven Will Land

    After 72 hours of incessant rumor-mongering from the experts, pundits, talk radio aggravators, in addition to all the guys at the local watering hole, a lull in free agency coverage has mercifully arrived...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 2,255 reads 0 comments

  13. 15 NBA Free Agents Nobody Is Talking About

    If you’re like me, this LeBronathon (or LeBronomania, or the “Free Agent Flurry of 2010,” or whatever), has gotten old quite fast...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 7,953 reads 8 comments

  14. World Cup 2010: How the US's Run Began Changing Soccer's Image

    Although the United States’ depressing defeat at the hands of the pesky Ghanaians was deflating on many levels, perhaps the biggest was that the loss halted the traction soccer was finally gaining among Americans...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Predictions: LeBron James To New York, Dwyane Wade Staying in Miami

    Believe it or not, the NBA’s free agency period is actually going to start later this week. After months—nay, years of speculation and amateur prognostication, the biggest ...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 1,671 reads 3 comments

  16. Why Showing Up To Minicamp Was The Right Move For Tramon Williams

    Aware of the Green Bay Packers’ secondary deficiencies as I am, the news that the team’s third corner, Tramon Williams, would be reporting to mandatory minicamp this week came as quite a relief...

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  17. Six Reasons the Wisconsin Badgers Will Win the Big Ten

    With the annual organized madness that is Wisconsin student ticket sales happening today, I’m sure I’m like many with Badger football on the mind...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 1,167 reads 23 comments

  18. Yovani Gallardo: A Proven Ace for the Milwaukee Brewers

    Alright, so the Brewers’ chances of making another run at the postseason this year seem about as good as Tiger and Elin reconciling...

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  19. In Defense of Ted Thompson, Green Bay Packers GM

    As with all other Packers news, some people took the Brandon Underwood-Lake Delton controversy as an opportunity to call for general manager Ted Thompson’s head...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 1,297 reads 50 comments

  20. Stephen Strasburg: Five Keys To Continued Dominance

    Okay, we get it already. Stephen Strasburg is more unstoppable than a gushing oil leak. He’s the biggest sensation since Beanie Babies...

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  21. Big Ten Expansion Falling Short in Conference Realignment

    Since December when Big Ten officials began discussing the possibility of expansion, the popular perception is that the conference—with its lucrative television network—was ...

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  22. Man Of Mystery: Who Is World Wide Wes?

    Over five decades ago, American sociologist C. Wright Mills famously wrote The Power Elite, which asserted that a minute sliver of the population—the elite—held a tremendously ...

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  23. Breaking Down Big Ten Expansion Ramifications

    Sometime in the relatively near future, the Big Ten Conference will undergo a makeover so dramatic it would make Heidi Montag proud...

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  24. The Five Biggest Concerns for the Green Bay Packers in 2010

    The day is so close I can already faintly smell the bratwurst and sauerkraut, taste the cool Miller sliding down my throat, and even hear the crowd in what can only be described as ...

    Brian Mosgaller Written by Brian Mosgaller about over 4 years ago 1,697 reads 17 comments

  25. The Case for Common Sense: Why the MLB Needs Instant Replay

    No matter one’s particular brand of politics, I think we could all agree that Congress does not work as efficiently or effectively as it could...

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