1. Devil's Advocate: A Warning to Patriots Fans

    Fans of the New England Patriots—beware.The Indianapolis Colts have your team, and the rest of the league, right where they want them:In a state of overconfidence...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 7 years ago 1,267 reads 10 comments

  2. Devil's Advocate: Let Matt Leinart Play

    Arizona Cardinals fans, you may have a problem. Apparently, first-year head coach Ken Whisenhunt is a little confused.I blame the Arizona heat...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 7 years ago 755 reads 14 comments

  3. Devil's Advocate: Cardinals Can't Quit Losing in Arizona

    Like they say—the more things change, the more they stay the same.That’s been especially true in the Valley of the Sun, where change after change has seen the Arizona Cardinals continue to do what they do best:Lose...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 7 years ago 729 reads 2 comments

  4. Devil's Advocate: Handicapping the Barry Bonds Sweepstakes

    It's the end of an era—Barry Bonds' days as a San Francisco Giant are over.As reported on Bonds' own website and quickly confirmed by Giants management, Bonds was informed Friday that his services will no longer be need in San Francisco.

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 7 years ago 1,101 reads 5 comments

  5. Devil's Advocate: The Real Pressure on Donovan McNabb

    Wow. That Donovan McNabb sure is a sensitive fellow. First there was last season, when he likened criticisms made by then-ESPN analyst Michael Irvin and former teammate Terrell Owens to “black-on-black crime...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 877 reads 3 comments

  6. Devil's Advocate: Learning a Lesson from Bill Belichick

    Cheaters rejoice! Your day has come at last.Guess what, Barry Bonds—those performance enhancers you may or may not have taken?Meh.Rodney Harrison, you know your four-game suspension for buying HGH?Just kidding...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 759 reads 10 comments

  7. Just a Game: Learning from Kevin Everett

    For many of us, football is the ultimate pastime.We argue about it. We plan our schedules around it. We even have fantasy leagues based on it. In the end, though, it's just a game...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 752 reads 4 comments

  8. Devil's Advocate: What Rory Sabbatini Learned from Tiger Woods

    Any nature expert can tell you the first rule of life in the wild: When a predator's on the prowl, the last thing you want to do is provoke it. Rory Sabbatini learned that the hard way this weekend at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 452 reads 1 comments

  9. Devil's Advocate: What the Duke Lacrosse Case Means for Michael Vick

    Stop. Take a deep breath. Now repeat after me: Innocent until proven guilty. As in Michael Vick is innocent until proven guilty...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 471 reads 11 comments

  10. Devil's Advocate: Why Bud Selig Wants No Piece of Barry Bonds

    He will. He won't. He should. He shouldn't. This is the major debate as Barry Bonds approaches his date with history. And it has little to do with Bonds...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 306 reads 5 comments

  11. Devil's Advocate: A Lesson for Yi Jianlian

    I'm just going to come right out and say it: I am not pro-choice. That's right—I don't believe in the right of a draftee to choose which team he (or she) plays for...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 689 reads 20 comments

  12. Devil's Advocate: How Barry Bonds Can Cement His Legacy

    With the second half of an already entertaining baseball season underway, it would be hard to argue that the next few months mean more to any one player than Barry Lamar Bonds. But not for the reason you think...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 259 reads 3 comments

  13. The Answer in '08: Mike Ditka for President

    My fellow Americans, let us rejoice: We have found our champion! Someone who can return our country to its former glory. Someone who will fight for the rights of the common man. Someone who can unite the People in 2008...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 272 reads 1 comments

  14. 76ers Draft: Replacing Allen Iverson in Philadelphia

    For the first time in 11 seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers face life without Allen Iverson. In the 2007 Draft, Sixers GM Billy King will look to address the mediocrity of the team by bringing in someone the fans can get behind...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 361 reads 0 comments

  15. Suns Draft: The Future Is Now in Phoenix

    The 2007 off-season in Phoenix has been just as exciting—and in the view of some fans just as nauseating—as the 2007 postseason...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 320 reads 1 comments

  16. Tim Duncan v. Joey Crawford: The Fight America's Waiting For

    That Tim Duncan may be onto something here. After his altercation with referee Joey Crawford during the Spurs' 91-86 loss to the Mavericks on Sunday, Duncan told reporters that Crawford had repeatedly asked him if he wanted to fight...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 1,270 reads 9 comments

  17. Don Imus Fallout: Same As It Ever Was in Robot Nation

    I have a question for everyone: What does this solve? I'll tell you. It solves nothing. Zero, nada, zilch. The sexists? They're still out there. And the racists? Yep, they're still out there too...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 417 reads 17 comments

  18. Why the Phoenix Suns Won't Win the NBA Championship

    It's NBA playoff time boys and girls, and you know what that means: Seven-game series that last two weeks, and that incredibly evil Pussycat Dolls song that plays during every commercial break...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about over 7 years ago 341 reads 22 comments

  19. The Truth Hurts for Tim Hardaway and John Amaechi

    "We can't put our faults behind us until we face them." - Unknown Apparently honesty isn't always the best policy...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about almost 8 years ago 707 reads 16 comments

  20. NBA Ball Change: Hangin' with Mr. Spalding

    The dominant story of the early NBA season has nothing to do with the contenders and pretenders—it's all about the controversy surrounding the new composite ball...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 8 years ago 392 reads 1 comments

  21. Suns Get Hot As Phoenix Cools Off

    In a city known for its blistering summers, the hometown Suns waited for the cold of winter to finally get hot...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 8 years ago 215 reads 1 comments

  22. Cowboys in the Super Bowl?

    Is it just me or is the Cowboys' season looking eerily similiar to the Pats season 5 years ago when Bledsoe went down and Brady took over and guided them to the Super Bowl? Romo replaces ...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 8 years ago 190 reads 3 comments

  23. Oh My!: Dry Times in the Arizona Desert

    Desert (noun): 1a. Arid land with sparse vegetation; especially such land having a very warm climate and receiving less than 25 centimeters (10 inches) of rainfall annually 1b. An area apparently devoid of life 2...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 8 years ago 275 reads 7 comments

  24. 3rd and Long: NFL Week 9 in Review

    Well we’re halfway through the season, and we've had some surprises (the Saints) and some disappointments (the Dolphins, the Cardinals)...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 8 years ago 160 reads 0 comments

  25. 3rd and Long: NFL Week 8 in Review

    Hola! Welcome to another scintillating edition of Tres y Largo in honor of our dear friend, Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson. Last week’s edition was scrapped due to some technical difficulties (e...

    Aaron Keel Written by Aaron Keel about 8 years ago 264 reads 0 comments