1. Syracuse's Biggest Question: Can Fab Melo Contribute?

    Coach Jim Boeheim is one of the best recruiters in the country. The incoming class of freshmen is proof of that. Last year’s class was a similar situation. He brought in Dion Waiters and C...

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  2. Virginia Tech Football: Can They Beat the Hype?

    When Virginia Tech first wanted to join the ACC they were simply brushed to the side and ignored. The ACC originally wanted Miami, Boston College, and Syracuse, which would have left the Hokies in the Big East...

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  3. Frank Beamer's Legacy Heading into His 25th Season Coaching Virginia Tech

    People often attempt to determine a person’s legacy too soon. One great accomplishment can get people to talking and forming a legacy, but those ideas later become outdated due to poor acts of judgement...

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  4. The New York Yankees' Rotation: Six Is One Too Many

    The New York Yankees ' 2008 offseason was considered to be a huge success at the time. GM Brian Cashman and George Steinbrenner signed CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and A.J. Burnett...

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  5. Miami Football Scandal a Reminder of Intertwined Fate with Virginia Tech

    Well "The U" is finally "The U" again , at least in one aspect. They aren’t dominating college football the way they used to but they are sure dominating the headlines...

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  6. The Arizona Cardinals and Ryan 'Lil' Sweetness' Williams

    I hope that Cardinals’ fans realize what they picked up in the 2 nd round of April’s NFL draft. They picked up Ryan Williams (Lil’ Sweetness)...

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  7. Virginia Tech Football Preseason Examination: A 2011 Game by Game Analysis

    Is everyone excited? Football season is almost upon us. The USA Today coaches’ poll has been released. Most preseason polls are garbage and should be treated as such...

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  8. Hokies' Undrafted Free Agents: Where Are They Now?

    The NFL lockout affected everyone associated with the sport: the players, the owners and the fans. But one particular group of people was affected more than any other by the 18-week lockout...

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  9. CC Sabathia Denied by the Baseball Gods—Again

    CC Sabathia has had a brilliant career. He is a perennial all-star, World Series champion and a former Cy Young award winner. Despite these facts, there is one achievement that has eluded him: a no-hitter...

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  10. NFL Free Agency: Should the Pittsburgh Steelers Re-Sign Ike Taylor?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the premier teams in the NFL . They are a team with a well-known blue collar personality. Defense is king in Pittsburgh, but the Steelers have one glaring weakness on the defensive side of the ball; the secondary...

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  11. The Five Greatest Baseball Films of All Time

    It's the middle of baseball season, which had me thinking about the greatest baseball movies ever to grace their presence on the silver screen. We now live in the remake era of cinema...

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  12. Syracuse's Biggest Problem: What Should Boeheim Do with Scoop?

    There are numerous questions that Jim Boeheim will have to answer as the season comes to fruition, but the most important one may be what to do with Scoop Jardine. Last season was one that saw extreme highs and lows for Scoop...

    Ryan McCart Written by Ryan McCart about almost 3 years ago 2,497 reads 10 comments

  13. Hokies' Defensive Expectations for 2011

    Virginia Tech’s defense during Bud Foster’s tenure has been nothing short of spectacular. The Hokies have had a top 10-ranked defense almost every year that Foster has ...

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  14. Virginia Tech's Offensive Expectations for the 2011 Season

    Virginia Tech has quietly been one of the country’s most consistent programs. They have gone to a bowl game every year since the 1993 Independence Bowl, and have won at least ...

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  15. Bartolo Colon, Eduardo Nunez and Sergio Mitre Responsible for Blowout Loss

    Bartolo Colon was nothing short of brilliant before the All-Star break. He was averaging about a strikeout per inning, threw one complete game shut out and had an ERA under 3.00...

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  16. David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox' Lack of Sportmanship and Poor Attitude

    David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox are in first place and everything seems well for the "Nation," but the team’s attitude needs adjusting, specifically the attitude of Big Papi...

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