1. Pete Rose: Another in a Long Line of Flawed Sports Heroes

    This is the second article in the “Flawed” series exploring the habit of naming our sports icons as heroes. It has been said, convincing heroes have tragic flaws...

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  2. Our Sports Heroes and Their Flaws

    I can not remember where I read or heard it first, so I can not properly cite the person for the following statement. All convincing heroes have a tragic flaw. I know that this is starting to sound like a contemporary literature lecture...

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  3. The Possible Future Expansion Of The NFL “Brady Rule” Is Making Me Hermatile

    The continuous yearly rule changes are making me a bit angry, no really; it’s making me hermatile. The NFL and all the team owners decided it was time to institute some more rules to protect the quarterback from serious harm...

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  4. I Will Take All the Marbles

    We had some athletic activity choices for our grade school recess period, but not much. There was kickball (early Americanized soccer), tether ball, tag, swings, and seasonal touch football games...

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  5. Making the Case for Allowing Steroid Usage in Sports

    Medical advancements in this current age are accelerating at an exponential rate. The medications currently available cure the psoriasis from the crown of my head down to the fungus below my toe nail...

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  6. A New England Patriots Fan's Dreams and Nightmares

    With the suggestion and insistence of medical professionals, I have been keeping a diary of my nightly REM sleep disturbances over the past couple of weeks...

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  7. Bill Belichick: Now Tell Me He's Crazy

    For New England Patriots fans, this is turning out to be one hell of an offseason. The trade deals and free agency signings have gotten every Patriots fan salivating for the first preseason kickoff to see how Bill Belichick uses his new toys...

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  8. Indianapolis Colts: What If I Wasn't a Homer?

    I have recently had an intervention that has possibly saved my life. I actually was living my life in a small bubble, insulated by the fact that my world didn’t need to be any larger. It was a lie...

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  9. Hey Terrell Owens, Welcome to the AFC East—Now Sit Down and Shut Up

    So Terrell Owens gets another Cinderella season, and if he keeps his mouth shut, he could end up looking like a team saver again. The Buffalo Bills have hired a difference maker. Statistically, Terrell Owens has outstanding production numbers...

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  10. Sports Articles of Debate with Integrity in Mind

    I choose to write as a narcissistic outlet to hear my own voice. I don’t produce much, and nothing of what I do publish is ground breaking...

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  11. A NASCAR Fan Is Reborn, but I'm Still a Little Hermatile

    I used to be a race car fan in my youth. I’m a car guy and always have been. I was 11-years-old when I first went to work in my Dad’s gas station...

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  12. Steroids and NFL Athletes: It's a Bad Mix

    Ignoring the implications of steroid use and how it skews athletics records and statistics, is it wiser to appeal to the athletes themselves and put further emphasis on the health risks that ...

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  13. Become Part of Tom Brady's Rehabilitation and Help a Good Cause

    New England Patriot’s quarterback Tom Brady is planning on participating in the “Audi’s Best Buddies Hyannis Port Challenge...

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  14. Hot Flash: Brett Favre Retires Again

    Hearing about Brett Favre’s retirement announcement once again is a lot like hearing my wife say she’s got a “hot flash” and thinking that I’m going to get lucky...

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  15. Stories of Steroid Usage in Sports is Making Me a Little Hermatile (Satire)

    Curiously, I have not put much thought into performance-enhancing drugs until recently. The recent story of admitted steroid use by Alex Rodriguez pushed me over the edge. Steroid use in sports is not a new phenomenon...

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  16. NFL Goes to London for the Third Time: Time to Show Them How to Tailgate

    On October 25, 2009 at Wembley Stadium the third regular-season NFL game will be played in London. The New England Patriots and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are teams scheduled to play. Ticket sales are reported to be going well...

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  17. Open Letter to the Providence College Swim Team

    To all PC swimmers, For those freshmen on the team this year going “Huh,” ask the upperclassmen about last year’s letter. For the returning swimmers, Hola! I decided to write to you a little earlier this year...

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  18. Anquan Boldin, Why Are You Getting All Hermatile?

    Do you have any idea how many active players can say that they have played in a Super Bowl? Regardless of whether they were on the winning team or not, they would probably tell you that it was a great honor just to be there...

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  19. One American's Awakening to Football/Soccer (Humor)

    Football has a long history that I’ve just been exposed to. The first formal rules formulated in Britain in 1863 have allowed this game to become an organized world wide sport...

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  20. Going to Canton: Making My Plans Now, It's on My NFL Off-Season List

    You’ve got to start making plans now because this NFL season is almost over. Yes, we have the conference championship games this weekend. The Super Bowl is a couple of short weeks after that and then the only thing left is the anemic Pro bowl...

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  21. New England Patriots Get Cherry-Picked for All Their Coaches

    In past years, the New England Patriots have been the breeding ground and stepping stone for aspiring coaches. Get the Bellichick stamp of approval and get a head coaching position...

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  22. Why Broncos May Waffle if Head Coach Decision Is Josh McDaniels

    The Denver Broncos have wrapped up the first interviews in the search for their next Head Coach. Here’s the list and interview dates of the candidates. Steve Spagnuolo - New York Giants defensive coordinator, Jan...

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  23. A New England Patriots Fan's Five New Year's Resolutions

    I’m inviting my fellow Patriots fans to join me in the traditional New Years resolutions. I'm sure that these are some resolutions that we can all keep. I tried to get a list of 10 but fell short at five...

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  24. Sports, Writing, and Kids Home for Christmas: That’s Life—In That Order!

    It’s been a great football season, both in college and the pros. I logged on to B/R and the battles were already brewing, so much so that I actually watched some college games with some interest...

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  25. Preparing Myself for the NFL Playoffs without the New England Patriots

    It’s not official yet but, if the Jets can’t beat Miami, and the Jaguars can’t beat the Ravens, I find myself examining the remaining teams that deserve my support through the playoffs...

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