1. Ohio State-USC: Too Early to Think Rematch?

    It's still almost a month away, but Ohio State traveling to USC is quickly becoming the most hyped non-conference game not involving Notre Dame that I can ever remember...

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  2. The Chicago Bears Must Make a Decision As Soon As Possible

    There is not a doubt in my mind that the Chicago Bears, as an organization, want to see Rex Grossman be the starting quarterback of the team, not only for 2008, but for years to come in the future...

    Nick Shepkowski Written by Nick Shepkowski about almost 7 years ago 388 reads 9 comments

  3. 2008 Schedule: Improvement in Itself

    When you look at changes from Notre Dame's disappointing 2007 when comparing it to what is in store for 2008, the biggest may not even have anything to do with the Irish playing roster or depth chart...

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  4. Jason Lezak and a Hollywood Ending for the American Men's Relay in Beijing

    Maybe it's a spur of the moment type thing. Maybe it's because of the trash talk that Alain Bernard was doing before the 4x100 relay, how France was going to kick American butt in the final...

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  5. Duval Kamara: WR #60?

    Wait, what's that? Why the hell is Duval Kamara, possibly the lengthiest wideout in recent Notre Dame history wearing an offensive lineman's number? Thats because "Tubby" came into ...

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  6. Are The Bears Injured Draft Picks More Than a Coincidence?

    Is it just me or do the Chicago Bears have more injured draft picks each year than any other team in football? Year in and year out this team selects the rights to a player in the ...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: What's Realistic for 2008?

    An abysmal 2007 left the Irish faithful with their heads stuck lying in their hands—3-9...at Notre Dame...unbelievable...

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  8. Tommie Harris: The Key to Bears Defensive Success

    The defensive side of the football for the Chicago Bears can still be considered as good as any in the NFC if they remain healthy...

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  9. College Football OT: What Needs To Change?

    Let me start by acknowleding that college football and they way they work overtime is much better than the way we see it done in the NFL...

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  10. Success for Notre Dame in 2008 Starts Up Front

    It seems idiotic to even imply that Notre Dame could be the biggest surprise team in 2008, but the statement alone makes everyone realize how far the Irish have fallen...

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  11. Tyrone Willingham in the Hot Seat: A Look at Struggling College Football Coaches

    As we enter into the 2008 College Football season there are plenty of coaches that are in the so-called hot seat. To name a few: Tyrone Willingham of Washington, Kirk Ferentz of Iowa, Mike Stoops ...

    Nick Shepkowski Written by Nick Shepkowski about almost 7 years ago 1,632 reads 6 comments

  12. PocoNO!!!: Why This Track Pains Me and Three Drivers To Watch On Sunday

    Outisde of the longest straightaway on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series what is there that appeals to anyone about NASCAR's stop at Pocono this weekend? After an extremely boring race at Indianapolis ...

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  13. A BCS Playoff: The Best of Both Worlds

    Many do not like the way that college football handles the way it decides a national champion. I do not agree that a playoff is a be-all end all when it comes to problems with the system but ...

    Nick Shepkowski Written by Nick Shepkowski about almost 7 years ago 206 reads 4 comments

  14. Minnesota Golden Gophers: Big Ten Team Preview

    How bad were the Minnesota Golden Gophers in 2007? Try to understand this; it's a territory of bad that few teams in the Big Ten have ever seen...

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  15. Big Ten Team Preview: Michigan Wolverines

    The all time winningest program in college football history went over a major overhaul this offseason and time will tell how wise of a move it was...

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  16. Big Ten Team Preview: Michigan State Spartans

    Michigan State enters 2008 as a team on the rise in the Big Ten. After underachieving for the entire watch under John L. Smith, it's looking like Mark Dantonio has things at least headed in the right direction...

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  17. Big Ten Team Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes

    Remember January of 2005? The Iowa Hawkeyes were fresh off a Hail Mary win against LSU in the Capital One Bowl and seemed to be primed for long-term success towards the top of the Big Ten...

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  18. Big Ten Team Preview: Indiana Hoosiers

    What was a feel good story in 2007 may turn into a painful scene in 2008. The Indiana football team captured the hearts of many college football fans and those who aren't that interested ...

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  19. Big Ten Team Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini

    After surpassing their entire win total from the past three years combined last fall while pulling in nine wins themselves, the Fighting Illini of the University of Illinois found themselves in their second ever BCS game...

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  20. MLB: Throwback Uniform Battle Royale

    An interesting debate came up between a friend myself about a week ago. We were on our trek back to the Chicago suburbs from seeing the Cubs battle on a Sunday afternoon in St. Louis. To kill time on the car ride, the great debate came up...

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  21. College Gameday 2008: Coming to Your City?

    Some love it, others hate it. Whatever you opinion of it is, nobody can argue that you might as will bring the elephants and clowns because the circus is pretty much showing up on your campus for the weekend...

    Nick Shepkowski Written by Nick Shepkowski about almost 7 years ago 18,349 reads 42 comments

  22. College Football Only a Month Away

    Anyone who knows me knows that I am in love with sports but enjoy nothing more than sitting on my couch watching football from 10 am to midnight on Saturday's in the fall, then taking ...

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  23. Owner/Driver: Can Smoke find Success?

    So long Joe Gibbs Racing. So long Home Depot. What race fans have become accustomed to over the past decade with the #20 car is changing as Tony Stewart has announced that he will be driving for Stewart/Haas Racing next year as a 50% owner...

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  24. Cubs Take Series, Prepare to Attempt Sweep Of Dusty's Reds

    Led by explosive pitching and key hitting, the Cubs moved their win streak to three and won their National League high, 35th game at home...

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  25. Jim Hendry Robs Billy Beane

    For a set of AAA players, the Chicago Cubs have finally shown me that they have what it takes to win the National League and ultimately the World Series this year. So long Matt Murton, Eric Patterson, and Sean Gallagher...

    Nick Shepkowski Written by Nick Shepkowski about almost 7 years ago 137 reads 6 comments