1. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: Who is the best ever?

    14-7 Overall Head to Head 6-2 Head to Head in Majors Do those numbers look like someone who owns the other? I would say so...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 4 years ago 2,137 reads 13 comments

  2. Nebraska Football: Welcome To The Big Ten...Now Stop Talking Smack

    Welcome to the Big Ten Nebraska, looks like you’re talking $#!T already and it’s a little pre-mature, don’t you think? “Penn State as a crossover game? I’m not that thrilled...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 4 years ago 1,094 reads 15 comments

  3. US Open: Same Ol' Andy Roddick

    At some point, and that point may be now, we have to give up on waiting for Andy Roddick to turn the page and win a second major. This is a kid who turned 28 the other day and still lets his emotions get the best of him on the court...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 4 years ago 515 reads 2 comments

  4. Penn State Football: Say Hello To Our New Starting QB

    In an unprecedented move for Joe Paterno, he has elected to start the first true freshman quarterback in an opening game for the Nittany Lions...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 4 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  5. Auburn Football: If I were a betting man...

    We are going to start a new segment here on Necessary Roughness called...If I were a betting man...With college football ready to kick off, we don't promote wagering here, however here is one line to really consider...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 4 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  6. Penn State 2010 Preview: This Team Will Shock You!

    Welcome to my third annual Penn State Football, game by game analysis. This will be an interesting year with one of the nation’s toughest road schedules, while featuring a young ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 4 years ago 829 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL PLAYOFFS: I Spy The Stanley Cup

    In honor of the playoffs, (playoffs?!?!?!) here is an NHL post:The NHL doesn’t have much going for it, however the one great thing is the championship trophy the NHL awards, AKA – The Stanley Cup, AKA Lord Stanley...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 287 reads 0 comments

  8. USC: Lane Kiffin: My Confession Of Rooting For A Bad Guy

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Source for all quotes and information is Andy Staples latest article on Si.com.Like him or not, Lane Kiffin knows what he is doing when it comes to getting the best talent...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 222 reads 1 comments

  9. Duke Basketball: Why We Hate Duke and Why We Are Wrong

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - COME SEE OUR JERSEY GIRLS OF THE DAY So the evil Dukies are in the final four. They are the only number 1 seed to get there and the emotions are running high and people can’t wait to see Duke go down...

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  10. Florida Gators, Tim Tebow Told to Shut The F@#$ UP

    NBC – As we’ve mentioned once or twice, quarterback Tim Tebow’s habit of openly expressing his religious beliefs could potentially rub folks the wrong way, especially ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 641 reads 0 comments

  11. NCAA Tournament Analysis: Final Four Preview

    So I have been waiting all week to post my brackets analysis, but I obviously had to wait for that pivotal play-in game to end before I do my full analysis. Now that we have that out of the way, here we go...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  12. NCAA Tournament Analysis: West Regional

    So I have been waiting all week to post my brackets analysis, but I obviously had to wait for that pivotal play-in game to end before I do my full analysis. Now that we have that out of the way, here we go...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 250 reads 0 comments

  13. NCAA Tournament Analysis: West Regional

    So I have been waiting all week to post my brackets analysis, but I obviously had to wait for that pivotal play-in game to end before I do my full analysis. Now that we have that out of the way, here we go...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  14. NCAA Tournament Analysis: East Regional

    So I have been waiting all week to post my brackets analysis, but I obviously had to wait for that pivotal play-in game to end before I do my full analysis. Now that we have that out of the way, here we go...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  15. NCAA Tournament Analysis: Midwest Regional

    So I have been waiting all week to post my brackets analysis, but I obviously had to wait for that pivotal play-in game to end before I do my full analysis. Now that we have that out of the way, here we go...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  16. New England Patriots: Wes Welker Shoulder Injury Confirmation

    As reported here yesterday, less than one hour after the cited source from http://bigrips.wordpress.com/, Wes Welker does in fact have a rotator cuff injury that he is dealing with, in addition to the torn ligaments in his left knee...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  17. How To Fix The NHL - Here Is The Seven Step By Step Process

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - COME SEE THE ST. PATTY'S DAY GIRL COUNTDOWN! Let me start by saying I am not a Hockey fan. However, I am a sports fan...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about over 4 years ago 755 reads 5 comments

  18. Tiger Woods Issues Are Not Our Fault And Don't Let Anyone Blame You

    Here is an article Jason Whitlock posted about Tiger Woods. Read it if you would like then come back and get why I think Whitlock completely disagree with him...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  19. Big Ten Plus Texas Would Result In College Football Domination

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS WHERE YOU CAN VOTE FOR SI HOTTEST SWIMSUIT COVER MODEL! A source with ties to the Big Ten said that while most people’s attention has been trained on the conference ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 356 reads 20 comments

  20. Indianapolis Colts Choke Again On The Arm Of Peyton Manning

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Mike Reiss - ESPN Boston: Peyton Manning is a great quarterback, but what we learned tonight in Super Bowl XLIV is this: He’s no Tom Brady in the pressure moment on the game’s biggest stage...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 1,729 reads 7 comments

  21. NCAA Basketball Tournament: Expansion Is A Terrible Idea

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Check out daily Jersey Girls Of The Day and vote for Who's Hotter! USA TODAY: The NCAA's exploration of an expanded Division I men's basketball tournament has touched a nerve among some disapproving schools and conferences.

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 307 reads 0 comments

  22. Buffalo Bills Brian Moorman: NFL All Decade Team

    One can argue that the Buffalo Bills have been the worst team in the AFC in the 2000's. They are the only team without a playoff berth all decade (Houston Texas were an expansion team in 2002 ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 1,048 reads 0 comments

  23. Saints Colts Superbowl National Anthem: Carrie Underwood

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Carrie Underwood is singing this years National Anthem at the Superbowl and the line is set at 1:42 for the total time. She sang the national anthem a couple years ago at an NFL game and did it 1:41...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 556 reads 0 comments

  24. Apple IPad Falls Victim to Steve Jobs and Apple's Success

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS I find it so funny that Apple is getting a lot of heat for this new iPad not being innovative.I have been following the rumors for months and its 100% what we expected it to be...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 48 reads 1 comments

  25. Florida Gators Tim Tebow, NFL Superbowl: Freedom Of Speech

    NEW YORK (AP) — A national coalition of women’s groups called on CBS on Monday to scrap its plan to broadcast an ad during the Super Bowl featuring college football star Tim Tebow ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 157 reads 4 comments