1. Mike Piazza Calls It a Career: Happy Trails!

    That's it...Mike Piazza retired today.I've been a Mike Piazza fan ever since he broke into the Majors winning the NL Rookie of the Year award in '93. I was an even bigger fan when he was the '96 All-Star MVP...

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  2. Senators-Sabres: Ottawa Stacks Five on Buffalo in the Third

    Do they really have to leave it 'til the very end of the game to wake up? If the last two games are any indication, then yes. Nine third period goals in the last two games for the Ottawa Senators...

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  3. Patrick Roy's Son is a Goon

    Can't believe I haven't jumped all over this. Chalk it up to my overall laziness, I suppose.Much like a lot of the stories I write about, this one is nothing short of ridiculous...

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  4. NCAA Tournament: March 27 Action

    It's been a pretty eventful couple of days, to say the least. Who would've thought all the underdogs would win in Tampa? Add that to West Virginia telling Duke to take a hike ...

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  5. Rainy Roundup: Obama League Baseball?

    Hey y'all. I'm back. Didn't go anywhere, just haven't posted. My boy Hambone has been on my case recently so I figured I talk about some of the random shit I've seen over the last couple days...

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  6. Fred Couples Posts a 65, John Daly Cracks a Beer

    At the time of this posting, Fred Couples has the outright lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando. I understand it's still early in the afternoon, but to me, that's pretty impressive for ol' Freddy C...

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  7. Bruins-Senators: Martin Gerber Rules Ottawa's Net with Iron Fist

    So it's looking more and more likely that Martin "Darth" Gerber will be the No. 1 'tender for the Senators heading into the postseason...

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  8. New York Yankees New Addition: Billy Crystal

    Yes. It's true. Billy Crystal will be throwin' on the pinstripes of the Bronx Bombers for a spring training game this Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates...

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  9. Obscure Jersey Thursdays: Kelly Hrudey

    People in Canada get to see this schlub Saturday nights on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada. Luckily, he's on the late crew. Nobody seems to care much about the late game. East Coast biased much? Of course...

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  10. Roundup: Trade Deadline Edition

    So the 2008 NHL trade deadline has come and gone. Anybody else think us Canadians are ridiculously obsessed with hockey trade coverage? The three major stations committed every minute of ...

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  11. In Case You Didn't Know, Tiger Woods Runs the Show

    Tiger Tiger Woods y'all!It would've been nice to see Stewart Cink at least put up a fight today. But because Tiger is the man, Cink gracefully accepted a good ol' fashioned beat down at the WGC Accenture Match Play in Arizona...

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  12. Great Opportunities: Sign up for PPP

    I recently became involved with a great internet company called PayPerPost (PPP). In the short period that the team at Bulging the Twine has been associated with them, I've received nothing but support and encouragement...

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  13. Ray Emery: Weak Sauce

    Dare to disagree? And even if you do, you obviously didn't catch the fine display he put on against Columbus last night. He didn't even look interested in stopping the gamewinner in the shootout...

    Mike  Doyon Written by Mike Doyon about almost 7 years ago 489 reads 2 comments

  14. Limited Profitability: Nike Sells Bauer Hockey

    Declining profit margins have to be the only explanation for why Nike would sell off a company. Especially a company like Bauer.The sale is reportedly worth $200 million to a U.S. private equity firm, Kohlberg & Co...

    Mike  Doyon Written by Mike Doyon about almost 7 years ago 3,120 reads 1 comments

  15. NHL: Will Do Anything For Money

    Here comes an idea that further emphasizes the fact that nobody cares about the NHL south of the border.Hmmm.....

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  16. Ottawa Senators: Joe Corvo and Patrick Eaves to Carolina Hurricanes

    Say it ain't so, Joe! As for you Patrick, we'll be seein' ya.Today, the Senators shipped defenceman Joe Corvo and forward Patrick Eaves to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for forward Cory Stillman and defenceman Mike Commodore...

    Mike  Doyon Written by Mike Doyon about almost 7 years ago 1,510 reads 4 comments

  17. Panthers News: Richard Zednik Stable After Emergency Surgery

    Having now watched the incident several times, and having seen the 40-foot stream of blood mark the ice at HSBC Arena, I'm comforted to know that Florida's Richard Zednik is in stable condition after surgery...

    Mike  Doyon Written by Mike Doyon about almost 7 years ago 685 reads 0 comments

  18. Ottawa's Wade Redden's Staying Put...For Now

    Well, that's disappointing. The weak, overpaid and non-tradable defenseman known as Wade Redden told Sens' GM, Bryan Murray that he wants to remain in Ottawa and is still committed to winning a Cup in the capital...

    Mike  Doyon Written by Mike Doyon about almost 7 years ago 702 reads 4 comments

  19. Senators-Panthers: Dany Heatley Scores Twice, Sens End Skid

    Dany Heatley made his return to the Senators lineup last night, lighting the lamp twice to help Ottawa end a three-game skid. The Sens beat the Florida Panthers 5-4...

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  20. Obscure Jersey Thursdays: Stephon Marbury

    Who cares about Stephon Marbury, right? After all, he hangs out with Ja Rule and Fat Joe while playing for the ridiculously awful New York Knicks and I'm not sure what's worse...

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  21. NHL Loosens the Leash: Rick Tocchet Rejoins Wayne Gretzky in Phoenix

    It's hard to believe that it's been two years since Operation Slapshot went down, but it’s even harder to believe that certain individuals within the NHL had a hand in the illegal gambling ring...

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  22. Senators News: Dany Heatley to Return, Peter Forsberg to Ottawa?

    Senators' forward Dany Heatley is expected to play Thursday against the Florida Panthers. Jason Spezza, his offensive partner in crime, must be breathing a little easier...

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  23. Reality Sets In: The New York Football Giants Are Super Bowl Champs

    First and foremost, I do not want to discredit any member of the New York Giants, including Eli Manning. They played the best game of their collective lives on Sunday, and they deserved to win the Super Bowl...

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  24. PGA Golf: Tiger Loves Dubai

    I would be lying if I told you that I'm getting tired of writing about Tiger Woods and his (worldwide) domination of whatever golf tournament he's playing in. Truth is, it's absolutely unreal how good of a golfer he is...

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  25. Super Bowl XLII: 18 and 1 Giant Upset

    There were very few people who believed the New York Giants could win the Super Bowl. After all, they started the season 0-2. They weren't supposed to beat Tampa Bay at Raymond James Stadium on wild-card weekend...

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