1. Major League Baseball: 5 Things That Have to Change Today

    With the end of the year upon us and the NFL season moving into their run for the Lombardi Trophy, our attention naturally turns to...baseball? Well, basketball is months away from their playoffs...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about almost 2 years ago 443 reads 4 comments

  2. Pittsburgh Steelers: Where It All Went Wrong in 2012

    Here's the thing: The Steelers have all the talent they need to win a Super Bowl. It's true. They have the franchise quarterback ( Ben Roethlisberger ) who is capable of leading ...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about almost 2 years ago 1,693 reads 10 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Loss to Bengals

    The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves mired in what can only be described as a horrible losing streak as they approach the end of the 2012 season...

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  4. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Cowboys Loss

    Disgusted. Incensed. Disappointed. Aggravated. You can pick any adjective you like, but most of them won't come close to describing the frustration and angst caused by a horrible ...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about 2 years ago 1,558 reads 17 comments

  5. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from San Diego Chargers Loss

    The Pittsburgh Steelers , coming off a huge, emotional win against the AFC North-leading Ravens in Baltimore, laid an enormous egg Sunday against the visiting San Diego Chargers ...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about 2 years ago 5,818 reads 26 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Loss to Browns

    Friends, I have been watching the Pittsburgh Steelers play football for the better part of 40 years, and I cannot recall a worse offensive game played by them in all that time than Sunday's game against the Browns in Cleveland...

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  7. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Loss to Ravens

    In a game that had all sorts of playoff implications, the Baltimore Ravens managed to squeak out a win in Pittsburgh Sunday night...

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  8. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Giants Win

    Three weeks, three wins. Citizens of the Black and Gold Nation will take that and be very happy. To be sure, it did not look good during certain stretches of yesterday's game against ...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about 2 years ago 2,029 reads 4 comments

  9. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Win vs. Washington

    I think we can all agree that the uniforms they wore were less than spectacular, but the play of the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday against the Washington Redskins was very, very good...

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  10. Bud Selig Has to Go as Commissioner of Major League Baseball

    I love baseball. I've played it. I've coached it. I've studied it. The first sport I remember playing is baseball. My first real conversations with my father that didn't involve me being hungry or thirsty or why the sun is so bright involved baseball...

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  11. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from the Bengals Win

    It wasn't pretty at times and there were a couple mistakes that could have been very costly, but overall, the Steelers played well and managed to climb back to a .500 record on Sunday night after winning in Cincinnati 24-17...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about 2 years ago 4,406 reads 21 comments

  12. Five Lessons from the Steelers Loss to the Titans

    I'll be honest. I don't know what I just saw. It's not like the Steelers played especially badly in their Thursday night game against the Tennessee Titans ...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about 2 years ago 3,247 reads 4 comments

  13. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Lessons from Win over Philadelphia Eagles

    The Pittsburgh Steelers evened their record (2-2) against their in-state rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles , on Sunday afternoon. And they had to. It would have been remarkably difficult to make the playoffs if they had gone 1-3...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about 2 years ago 2,928 reads 7 comments

  14. Ryder Cup 2012: 5 Reasons USA Lost

    A little more than half a day later, we can start to dissect the Miracle at Medinah —the unbelievable comeback by the team from across the pond over our boys...

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  15. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders: 5 Lessons Learned

    The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon, dropping their season record to 1-2...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about over 2 years ago 10,365 reads 30 comments

  16. Joe Paterno and Penn State Football: Let the Statue Stand for Something

    To tear down the statue or not tear down the statue? That is the question. The answer can be as different as the various people you might ask. Here is what I think: Leave it up...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about over 2 years ago 318 reads 2 comments

  17. Tiger Woods: Back and Better Than Ever or Just Another PGA Tour Player?

    All the talk in golf is around the same guy is has been around for the last 16 years: Tiger Woods . Questions abound about the state of his game and his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 professional major championships...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about over 2 years ago 1,039 reads 14 comments

  18. Masters 2012 Leaderboard: Names That Surprised Us at This Year's Event

    The Masters is a beautiful event because most of the field has a legitimate chance of actually winning the tournament. This is because the field of the Masters is limited by the tournament committee...

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  19. 2012 Masters: Breaking Down 3rd Round for Phil Mickelson

    Being a fan of Phil Mickelson has its ups and its downs, much like the game of the man we admire. On Thursday, we watched as Phil slapped it around the course, even making a triple bogey on a hole with no water...

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  20. Masters 2012: Phil Mickelson's Grades Through 2 Rounds

    During the opening round of the 2012 Masters , it was easy to see what people like about Phil Mickelson . Not only is he an engaging person and an extremely talented golf player, he plays the game the way most of us do...

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  21. Masters 2012: Top 10 Most Dominant Performances at Augusta

    Sometimes, the Masters is a tooth-and-nail battle to the bitter end, with the outcome in doubt until the very last putt drops. Other times, the stars align, and for four days in early spring, someone just annihilates the competition...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about over 2 years ago 1,087 reads 20 comments

  22. Masters 2012: Why Augusta Is Golf's Greatest Event of the Year

    There is nothing in golf like the Masters. This is an irrefutable fact. What is in question is why there is nothing like the Masters. Does the Masters have more than a century of tradition like the U...

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  23. Baltimore Ravens Beat the New England Patriots Everywhere but Where It Counts

    Football is a very simple game. The team that makes the most plays and the fewest mistakes will win most of the time. The Baltimore Ravens did what they had to do to win today's AFC Championship game...

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  24. What We Learned from the NFL Divisional Round

    What an exciting weekend of games we just saw. We saw great defenses. We saw lots of scoring. We saw close, entertaining games. And we saw a couple records. If you are a fan of the NFL , this was a dream weekend...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about almost 3 years ago 658 reads 4 comments

  25. The Silver Linings from the Pittsburgh Steelers' Loss to the Denver Broncos

    Agony. That is the only word that could be used to describe watching Demaryius Thomas sprint down the field after a mid-length pass over the middle became an icy dagger in the heart of The One and Only Nation in sports...

    Todd Pataky Written by Todd Pataky about almost 3 years ago 1,493 reads 10 comments