1. Tedy Bruschi: After Tragedy, a Chance to Make History

    Tedy Bruschi has played in the NFL for a while. He's been through preseason games, regular season games, Super Bowls, and Pro Bowls.But nothing quite like this.Granted this is Bruschi's fifth Super Bowl...

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  2. NHL Skills Competition: Running Diary

    It's been a while since I posted a running diary, so I figured that tonight's NHL Skills Competition is as good a time as ever to shake off the rust before I break it out again in a week's time for the Super Bowl...

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  3. Yabba Dabba Do: These Toronto Raptors Came To Play

    The Raptors are starting to claw their way back, and not a moment to soon.For last season's Atlantic Division Champions, this season has been arduous to say the least...

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  4. Barajas Back in Blue

    What a difference a year makes.The Jays finally have a starting shortstop, a complete rotation heading into spring training and, now, they have a backup catcher.The bonus? He's about 50% cheaper than he would have been a year ago...

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  5. Cassel is King in New England

    Matt Cassel is probably the smartest man in the world.I mean, who else would orchestrate the "Tom Brady wears a walking cast" storyline? Bill Belichick? Robert Kraft? ESPN?Yea right...

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  6. 'Draft Shmaft': Fletcher Builds His Own Way

    Well, we're one day into the Cliff Fletcher era, and the world hasn't imploded, and the ACC is still standing. That's a pretty good start...

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  7. Maple Leafs GM Fallout: JFJ's Bittersweet Goodbye

    Well, the John Ferguson Jr. Era in Toronto is over. Enter Cliff Fletcher. To be honest, I don't think there's anyone who isn't relieved (especially more than Ferguson) at this point, ...

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  8. Patriots-Giants: On the Road to Glendale

    Can you imagine the New York Giants with Philip Rivers at the helm, taking on the Green Bay Packers in Lambeau? What about Eli Manning, trying to lead his San Diego Chargers past the New England ...

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  9. Bargain-Bin Blue Jays: What to Expect from Gustavo Chacin

    Have you ever gone to your local movie store and checked out what's on sale?As you stroll down the aisle you'll eventually come to the section where they've got deals like 2/$20 or 2/$35 or something like that...

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  10. Rummaging Through Rob Ramage's Suit

    Rather than appealing, Rob Ramage should just count his blessings. After all, of the three people involved in the crash on December 15th, 2007, he's the only one that could possibly return to a normal life following his jail sentence...

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  11. AFC Championship Game: Can Billy Volek Carry a Charge?

    Numbers only mean so much.The San Diego Chargers have eight players on their injury report for Sunday afternoon's game, the most notable of whom are LaDainian Tomlinson (knee), Antonio Gates (toe), and Philip Rivers (knee)...

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  12. Mourning Retirement: Remembering Alonzo

    Alonzo Mourning's name will always live in infamy in Toronto.On December 17th, 2004, Mourning was involved in one of the worst trades in NBA history: Vince Carter, the poster boy for crybaby ...

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  13. Rollin' Over Scott

    Isn't it strange when your predictions come true? Well, kind of.Way back in December, during Baseball's Winter Meetings, I discussed the prospect of the Jays doing exactly what they accomplished today: Picking up a new third baseman...

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  14. Back in the Saddle: A Resurgence in Calgary

    Batman and Robin, Abbot and Costello, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and Huey Lewis and the News. All of these people have one thing in common: They were all made notable by the company they kept, ...

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  15. Toronto to Mats Sundin: Farewell to Our Prince

    Call him selfish, call him old. Just don't call him a quitter.He's never uttered that phrase exactly, but that's the precise attitude that Mats Sundin has brought to Toronto from day one...

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  16. Dolphins Offseason: It's Trent Green's Time To Retire

    Trent Green went on Pardon The Interruption today and told Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser that he was thinking about his future as an NFL Quarterback; That depending on the next few months, Green could come back to play...

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  17. Under the Radar: NHL Midseason Trends

    If you live in southwestern Ontario, there are some telltale signs it’s early January:The snow is starting to melt, you’ve probably already broken your New Year's resolution, ...

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  18. Roger Clemens Fallout: Where Baseball Goes from Here

    People want Roger Clemens' 354 wins and 4,672 strikeouts stricken from the record books.People want Barry Bonds' home run record to carry the weight of an asterisk.People want to keep Mark McGwire out of the Hall of Fame...

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  19. NFL MVP: What About Randy Moss?

    Someone's got to say it:Tom Brady is petty and self-centered—and his chin dimple isn't all that great either.(I will now pause as nearly every woman between the ages of 14 and 65 prepares an arsenal of pitchforks, torches, and blunt objects...

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  20. Farewell to a Knight: Steve Mason Made His Mark in London

    It was a great way for Steve Mason to say goodbye.On Friday afternoon, Mason backstopped the Canadian Junior team to a 4-1 win over Team America—and a chance at winning Canada's fourth consecutive junior gold...

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  21. No Escape?: Maple Leafs Struggle to End Slide in Toronto

    First of all, if you've never seen One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, you're missing out.Second of all, the Toronto Maple Leafs must have gone to the Randle Patrick McMurphy School of Escape Artists...

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  22. The Right Move: Defending Reed Johnson

    You really have to love a Toronto sports team—otherwise, why would you stay?At 1:24 PM Wednesday afternoon, TSN announced that Reed Johnson had signed a one-year, $3.275 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  23. NHL Winter Classic: What Winter Means to Me

    Hot chocolate, snow banks, newfound kindling, fighting through a blizzard across a choppy pond, bringing shovels to the rink, and remembering what winter means in the first place.That's what the NHL Winter Classic was all about...

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