1. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Green Bay Packers: How Eagles Will Soar Above the Pack

    Which shade of green—the Green Bay Packers or the Philadelphia Eagles—will move closer to winning all the money? Eagles green is closest to the color of money. I'll let you know if they'll be moving on in the company playoffs...

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  2. NFL AFC Wild Card Playoffs 2011: Will Peyton Be Manning the Out of Control Jets?

    How can the gimpy and grumpy New York Jets do anything to stop the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning? For one, the Jets (11—5) should have shutdown corner, Darrelle Revis “Island” back from a hamstring injury...

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  3. New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks: Can Drew Brees Through the Rainy City?

    “Never underestimate the heart of a champion,” former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich once said. Those words ring true for me in almost every playoff series...

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  4. 2010-11 NFL Playoffs Predictions: Is This the Boldest Super Bowl Bracket Yet?

    It’s the most wonderful time of the American football year. It's the time when housewives and fiancées who know zero about the sport join their mates and become super fans...

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  5. NFC West: Will St. Louis Rams Rookie Sam Bradford Do the Ridiculous?

    Will the Rams rookie do the ridiculous and win the NFC West Division on the road in hostile Seattle ? Or will he be intimidated and come down with a case of choke-itis? Stay with me and I’ll tell you what I believe he’ll do in the game...

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  6. Notre Dame vs. Miami Football: Will the Fighting Irish Survive the Hurricanes?

    Will an enterprising student print T-shirts with the slogan “Catholics vs. Convicts” for this game? We’ll see. That’s what happened in 1988 when Miami played at Notre Dame Stadium...

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  7. BCS National Championship: Why Cam Newton Will Feed the Ducks His Daily Bread

    “No college team can stop Cam Newton. They can only hope to be able to contain him.” That’s the mantra, but what does Oregon think about it? I’ll tell you at the end of this piece...

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  8. 2011 Fiesta Bowl: Does Connecticut Stand a Chance Against Oklahoma?

    Analysts, radio hosts and commentators have all been clamoring about this game being one to watch. It makes one wonder what all of the noise surrounding this matchup is about. It is, after all, the Fiesta Bowl—the BCS Fiesta Bowl...

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  9. Holiday Bowl 2010: How Nebraska Football Will Keep Washington Leashed

    On paper, this looks like the biggest mismatch in the bowl season other than Oklahoma-UConn. Nebraska came in first place in the Big 12 North and Washington finished the season in third place in the Pacific-10...

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  10. Gator Bowl 2011: Will the Moon Shine on Mississippi State or Michigan?

    Electrifying fireworks will be popping off on New Year’s Eve at midnight on the Jacksonville, Fla. Riverfront. On New Year’s Day, fireworks will also be firing off on the football field at EverBank Stadium in the Gator Bowl...

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  11. Is Utah Utes Guru Kyle Wittingham a Coaching Messiah?

    Could a football program view a new coach as a sort of Messiah or savior? Of course. Some people, inadvertently, worship coaches like saviors of their losing programs. It's the coaches duty to credit the blessings of God...

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  12. 2010 Insight Bowl: Insight on the Iowa Hawkeyes and Missouri Tigers

    What is black and gold and has the eyes of a tiger and a hawk? You have good insight skills if you said the Insight Bowl does. Tigers and Hawks will be running wild and flying loose in Tempe, Arizona, at Sun Devil Stadium...

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  13. Pinstripe Bowl 2010: Will Kansas State Wildcats Strike Against Syracuse Orange?

    Which football team has the home field advantage in this one? No-brainer. The Syracuse Orange will be traveling just five hours south to New York City, which has a large alumni and student fanbase...

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  14. Texas Bowl 2010: Will the Illinois Illini Make the Baylor Bears Pigskin Rugs?

    This game is a red hot ticket. When I hear about a bowl in this great state of Texas, usually, I think about red hot chili. Both Texas Bowl teams are hungry enough for a victory to be able to eat everything hot at your local chili cooking contest...

    Lake Cruise Written by Lake Cruise about almost 4 years ago 600 reads 1 comments

  15. Oklahoma State-Arizona: Could the Cowboys Make the Wildcats Remember the Alamo?

    Shootout at the OK Corral, the football version of the movie, is coming to San Antonio. There will be two teams with potent passing attacks in the Alamo Bowl this year...

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  16. BCS No. 24 Hawaii vs. Tulsa: Hawai'i Bowl Reasoning From Aloha in Honolulu

    When a volcano erupts it can get awfully fiery and the lava could melt anything in the way until it cools off. The University of Hawaii Warriors football team is just as hot, but they don’t want to cool off...

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  17. Boise State-Utah: Analyzing Wild Horses and Ute Indians in the Las Vegas Bowl

    Wild horses better drive you to this game. It’s going to be full of thoroughbreds. In “Sin City,” the odds shouldn’t make any difference. This one should be a doozy...

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  18. Mike Gundy, T. Boone Pickens, Oklahoma State: Bankrolling the Alamo Bowl?

    “Come after me! I’m a man, I’m 40! Come after me!” The man who uttered those memorable words in 2007 is 43 years old now. His team plays against the University of Arizona Wildcats in the Alamo Bowl on Dec...

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  19. Ron Artest, L.A. Lakers: Is He Crazy Enough To Really Raffle His NBA Bling?

    How would you like to be the proud owner of a crazy man’s diamond-encrusted NBA championship ring? No? What if I told you it was for a good cause? No? You must think the ring is hot—or know who the crazy man is...

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  20. NFL Week 15: Will the Colts Kick Help Them Avoid the Jaguars' Bite?

    Could this be the last hurrah for the Indianapolis Colts (7-6)? They’re in danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in forever. By beating Indy, the Jaguars could clinch the division...

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  21. New Mexico Bowl 2010: Will BYU's Cougars Attack UTEP's Miners In the Mountains?

    At sunset, the mountains glow anywhere from deep purple to bright orange—watermelon colors. The word “sandia” is Spanish for watermelon...

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  22. Cam Newton, Heisman Trophy Winner: An Analysis of African-American Quarterbacks

    Who is sexier—a running quarterback or a passing tailback? I guess it depends on which Lingerie Football League female player is doing the running and passing...

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  23. Army-Navy Game: Can Heisman Candidates Stay Afloat Like the U.S.S. Olympia?

    “Duty, honor, country.” Every West Point cadet should understand the history behind General Douglas MacArthur’s words. They are as American as college football, hot dogs and apple pie...

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  24. Boston Red Sox: Is Theo Epstein the Best MLB General Manager Ever?

    What do Curt Schilling, Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford have in common? Their prior teams couldn’t afford to keep them...

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  25. Heisman Trophy Award 2010: My Study of America's Best Quarterback, Cam Newton

    How much does Cameron "Cam" Jerrell Newton care about the Heisman Memorial Trophy Award? Enough to post a monster season to show the football world his mass appeal...

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