1. Stapleton Stipulates: Ten Thoughts On The Road To Super Bowl XLV

    As Super Bowl XLV approaches in just three weeks, there are many thoughts running through my head about the upcoming weeks of NFL games (and of course last weekend's action-packed Wild Card Round)...

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  2. New York Yankees: Can the Bombers Win World Series Again?

    Almost a year ago, September 13, Joe Girardi was a ticked off manager. Even though the Yankees had the best record in the game (92-52) and a seven-game lead in the AL East over the ...

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  3. Top 10 Best Sports Movies

    Movies and sports: When you combine the two, you get some great results. You will get the occasional dud, but many hits as well. I've seen the comedies ("Happy Gilmore"), dramas ("Million Dollar Baby"), true stories ("Rudy"), and countless others...

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  4. Scott Brosius Interview: New York Yankees' Blast from the Past

    Scott Brosius, '98 World Series MVP, has been out of baseball since 2001. The three-time World Series winner now coaches baseball at his alma mater in Oregon, Linfield College, where he has put together an impressive resume...

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  5. Top Five Most Unbreakable Sports Records

    This might be the most debatable subject in sports, which makes this topic so much fun to write about. The content of the next five slides won't shock you, but the order in which they appear might...

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  6. Top 5 Greatest Sports Speeches of All-Time

    Over the course of sports history, many men have made memorable speeches. From the 1900s to today, everyone from Gehrig and Ruth to Irvin and Valvano have put a stamp on their legacies in the sports world with moments that gave you the chills...

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  7. Top Five George Steinbrenner Free Agent Signings for New York Yankees

    We will never see another owner like George M. Steinbrenner III. Free agency began in December of 1975 and the Yankees owner, just two years in at the time, was willing to spend in order to see his team finish on top...

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  8. George Steinbrenner: "The Only Thing I Care About Is The Yankees Fans."

    by Patrick Stapleton I wrote a post today about my five favorite quotes of the Boss. My favorite one was spoken at the introductory press conference after he bought the Yankees from CBS in 1973...

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  9. Steinbrenner's Passing: Reactions From Around The Country

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  10. Top 5 Steinbrenner Quotes

    Arguably the greatest owner in the history of sports has passed away at the age of 80. Over the past few years, George Steinbrenner's brash demeanor was toned down, as his health faded...

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  11. "Breathing First, Winning Next."

    The world changed forever for George Steinbrenner, the New York Yankees, and the sports landscape on January 3, 1973. That date 37 years ago marked the day that George Michael Steinbrenner III bought the Yankees in a deal with CBS...

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  12. Top 10 Active Starting Pitchers

    With the All-Star Game upon us, I thought it was time to rank the top 10 active pitchers. The 10 best, including the old (Pettitte), young (Lincecum), and in-between (Santana) are what make baseball great today...

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  13. Mariners Legend Calls It a Career: My Take On Ken Griffey Jr's Retirement

    I wrote this for my blog the day that The Kid retired. I thought I'd bring it over here and see what you all thought of it. I wrote on May 13 that Ken Griffey, Jr should retire...

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  14. Miami Heat: LeBron James' Bonehead Decision

    What we witnessed the other night was interesting, to say the least. Lebron James, the supposed 'king' of basketball (even though he has the same amount of NBA title rings that I do), embarrassed his home state on national TV...

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  15. How The CUA Lacrosse Program and Two Families Inspired Each Other

    This was an article I wrote for The Tower, which is the student newspaper at The Catholic University of America. I enjoyed writing and got a lot of positive feedback...

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  16. MLB Past and Present: How the MLB Has Changed Over the Year

    A lot has changed from a year ago. When baseball was headed into the All-Star break last season, Albert Pujols led the league in Home Runs (32), RBIs (87), and Runs (73). Joe Mauer lead the league with a ...

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