1. Goodbye to Jose Contreras and Jim Thome: An Appreciative Thank You

    Wow. I was a little out of the loop last night, leaving my computer at the office for the first time in who knows how long and then going to see a movie with the girlfriend...

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  2. LOTD: Top 20 NFL Jersey Sales Suggest We Are Approaching the Apocalypse

    Today’s link of the day comes from the good folks at Shutdown Corner, where the Mighty MJD has broken down the top 20 highest selling NFL jerseys from Apr. 1-Aug. 28...

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  3. PHOTD: What Does Bob Knight Do With Chairs When He Is Not Throwing Them?

    Why, he passes out in the them of course! Today’s edition of PHOTD (remember, that means Photo Hilarity of the Day) comes courtesy of the incredible SI Vault (via today’s edition of Hot Clicks)...

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  4. Breaking News: Browns QB Will be Brady Quinn…or Derek Anderson

    After his solid performance in the Browns’ third preseason game, a home victory over the Titans, many assumed that Brady Quinn had sewn up the starting job in Cleveland...

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  5. Tom Brady Shoulder Injury Update: Expects to Play in Season Opener

    It seems somewhat oxymoronic to see “Tom Brady” and “injury update” placed next to each other...

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  6. MSF Fantasy Football League Draft Results

    The first annual MSF Fantasy Football League draft took place last night. There was plenty of vitriolic back-and-forth banter between Ohio State and Michigan fans before the draft, and now that ...

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  7. Matt Cassel Injury Update: QB Will Miss Time with MCL Sprain

    A couple weeks back I told you to be wary of Matt Cassel this year as you prepare for your fantasy football drafts. That he’s in a new city with only one true playmaker on the outside (Dwayne ...

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  8. Cubs Hopes Are Slim, But Not Gone

    Things are looking very dull for the Chicago Cubs and their playoff hopes. The lovable losers are nine games behind the Cardinals in the NL Central Division, and that number doesn’t seem to want to decrease...

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  9. White Sox Would Not Be Favored in Little League World Series—Just Ask Ozzie

    No one who roots for the White Sox is happy right now. And that’s an understatement. I was already despondent heading into today’s game against the Yankees, but was at least excited ...

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  10. Browns Pre-season Q&A with Barry McBride of the Orange & Brown Report

    Browns preseason Q&A with Barry McBride of the Orange and Brown Report" title="Orange and Brown Report" width="117" height="118" style="margin: 5px;" />Over the course of the ...

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  11. Friday Link Dump: Milton Bradley, Big Ten QBs and Brandon Marshall

    Sports: Big Ten QB Power Rankings — (The Sports Bank) Hey Cubs fans: stop blaming Milton Bradley and just enjoy his comments — (Not Qualified to Comment) The other side ...

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  12. Will Bob Knight Attend His Indiana Athletic Hall of Fame Induction?

    [Author's Note: I am happy to welcome Joe O to the writing crew here at MSF. Joe is a native of Greenwood, Indiana and a devoted Hoosier fan and grad just like me...

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  13. Jared Allen and Brandon Marshall Deliver Some Entertaining NFL Preseason Goodies

    A couple of Friday morning quick-hitters for you. First off all, something that made me laugh out loud this morning while SportsCenter was running in the background as I got ready for work...

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  14. Brock Lesnar: Is the Former “Next Big Thing” Now the Face of MMA?

    Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has quickly become one of the most popular sports on the planet. In fact, it’s the fastest growing sport in popularity at the moment. Some of the more popular hosts of this up and coming sport are The UFC, WEC, and EXC...

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  15. Patriots-Redskins, Packers-Cardinals: Preseason Odds and Predictions

    Whether you're an NFL odds aficionado or just a die-hard football fan, you've probably heard the old saying that the preseason "means nothing," or that you "shouldn't bet on preseason NFL football because it's so unpredictable...

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  16. What About Bob (Sanders)?

    Okay, so we have all seen the great comedy What About Bob (1991) starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss. But in the last few seasons, the Indianapolis Colts have their own Bob who has been absent more than present...

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  17. Daily Link Lump: Did Jay Mariotti Really Write That?

    Sports: Penalty on Jay Cutler: Softening the opponent — (Jay Cutler Superstar) Rick Pitino is only hurting himself — (Sparty and Friends) Miguel Cabrera key to the Tigers winning ...

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  18. Hot Button: Could (and Should) James Davis End Up Starting at RB for the Browns?

    This is the first edition of a new feature here at MSF that we are calling the “Hot Button.” We are calling it that for two reasons...

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  19. Conspiracy: BetUs.com Choosing Anderson Over Quinn for Browns Starting Job?

    BetUs.com is one of the leading online sportsbooks out there. If you’re into that sort of thing (I am not personally), they seem like a pretty good place to go for odds, lines, etc., on pretty much every sporting event imaginable...

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  20. Chicago White Sox: Heading in the Wrong Direction?

    I am not really sure if the White Sox are moving in the correct direction. Were the moves that Kenny Williams made at the trade deadline meant to stock up the current team for the playoff ...

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  21. Chicago Bears Versus Denver Broncos: The Biggest Game of the 2009 NFL Preseason

    If you can only watch one preseason game, you should watch the game between the Chicago Bears and the Denver Broncos...

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  22. White Sox Cannot Escape the Gravitational Pull of Mediocrity

    Working hard to get my fill, everybody wants a thrill Payin’ anything to roll the dice, just one more time Some will win, some will lose Some were born to sing the blues Oh, ...

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  23. LOTD: Packers Fans Exact Their Revenge on Favre by Clothing the Homeless

    You know all of those Green Bay Packers fans whose closets are lined with Brett Favre gear, who splurged on number 4 Jets jerseys the minute he announced his unretirement last season? ...

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  24. Kudos to Vanderbilt Head Basketball Coach Kevin Stallings

    In what is becoming a daily tradition here at MSF, we link you over to Sports By Brooks for an uplifting story (finally) about college basketball...

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  25. Nike's More Than a Game Weekend: From Blogger's Row

    As your average run of the mill sports blogger, I don’t ask for much. The accomodations provided by my mother’s basement are more than adequate...

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