1. Chicago Cubs' Offense Needs To Stay Hot

    The Cubs need to stay hot if they want to stay in this close NL Central division race. Carlos Zambrano is the most recent victim of the DL for the Cubs...

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  2. Vacation Time

    Hey all. Getting ready to head to bed as I await my 4:00 am wakeup call tomorrow morning. Catching a flight to Miami for a week of R&R with the family...

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  3. Fantasy Football Draft Advice: Identifying This Year's Potential 1st Round Busts

    Note: Be sure to check out the new MSF Fantasy Sports Discussion Forum to receive quick answers to your questions and to discuss whatever fantasy sports topics are on your mind...

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  4. UFC 101 Preview: Silva-Griffin, KenFlo-Penn Odds and Predictions

    UFC 101 is about to hit and there are two huge fights about to happen. Here is the when and where: UFC 101 Date: Saturday, August 8th, 2009 UFC 101 Location: Philadelphia, PA at the Wachovia ...

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  5. LOTD: Announcing the MSF Fantasy Sports Discussion Forum

    Welcome to today’s edition of Links of the Day, where our highlighted link is actually an internal one...

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  6. A Look at the Contenders for the NL Central Crown

    Taking control of the NL Central this year hasn’t been easy. Four teams out of the six are still in contention for a division title, and things could just be heating up. 1. St...

    Midwest Sports Fans Written by Midwest Sports Fans about 5 years ago 154 reads 1 comments

  7. 2009 Fantasy Football Sleeper Pick: Jerome Harrison of the Cleveland Browns

    Last year, there were a few common collective refrains heard from Browns fans: Dammit! Catch the ball Braylon! Son of a bitch! Man I hate the Steelers...

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  8. LOTD: Elvis vs. Beckham. Who ya got?

    There’s been a debate going recently around the Dallas / Midwest Sports Fans office about which rookie is better: Elvis Andrus or Gordon Beckham...

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  9. Fantasy Football 2009: Advanced Training for the Last Four Rounds

    If you have not read my previous article on fantasy football draft day strategy, please do so before continuing to read this one. If you have already read the previous article, you have now graduated to my advanced training...

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  10. In Living Up to the Hype, Gordon Beckham Not Losing the Love of White Sox Fans

    The Gordon Beckham era has arrived on Chicago’s South Side, and this weekend’s series against the New York Yankees was the official coming out party for the precocious budding superstar...

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  11. An Open Letter to Baseball's Cheating Liars

    Dear past or present MLB performance enhancing drug user, So I’m guessing by know you’ve heard about the report in the New York Times that Manny and Big Papi tested positive for a performance enhancing substance back in 2003...

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  12. Cliff Lee Trade Another Example of Baseball's Rich Getting Richer

    I seek to preface this column by noting that baseball is by far my favorite sport. Despite the media narrative, I personally believe baseball is still America’s most popular sport and has fewer issues that need remedied than the other major sports..

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  13. My 90s What If Nightmare Involving Brian Austin Green and Frank Thomas

    I don’t know why I am about to do what I am about to do. There are lots of interesting, Midwest sports specific posts I could be writing right now. Cliff Lee may get traded to Philly and be out of the White Sox hair for the foreseeable future...

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  14. So, Where Will Brett Favre End Up Signing Midseason?

    Brett Favre still throwing" width="300" height="275" style="margin: 5px;" /> That’s right: no if; no and; no but...

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  15. Video: Mark Buehrle Does Top 10 List on David Letterman Show

    A few days after completing the first perfect in the Majors in a half decade, Chicago White Sox lefty ace Mark Buehrle joined David Letterman to deliver last night’s Top 10 List...

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  16. LOTD: Michael Vick Reinstated By Roger Goodell on Conditional Basis

    The big news on a slow sports day today is that NFL commish Roger Goodell has reinstated Michael Vick on a conditional basis. Below is an excerpt from the ESPN.com story on Vick’s reinstatement, which is a republished AP report...

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  17. Injuries Continue to Plague the Cubs as Ted Lilly Lands on DL

    Injury strikes again! Ted Lilly was put on the 15-day DL Saturday because of inflammation in the left shoulder. The MRI showed nothing serious, just tendinitis. He will also undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee...

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  18. Reds Fall Closer to NL Central Cellar; Indians Actually Sweep Mariners

    I’m headed down to Cincinnati after work this evening to catch the Padres take on the Reds. Yes, you read that correctly: I am driving 120 miles each way, on a work night, to watch a 38-61 ...

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  19. Marian Hossa Will Undergo Surgery to Repair Right Rotator Cuff

    It’s now official that Marian Hossa, who has a small tear in his rotator cuff in his right shoulder, will undergo surgery. Hossa signed a huge contract with the Blackhawks recently that gives him, on average, $5...

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  20. NASCAR Betting Odds – Take the “Rocket Man” to Win All State 400

    Like Soldier Field is to NFL odds players, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is hallowed ground for anyone who is an avid motorsports fan...

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  21. LOTD: Mark Buehrle's Perfect Game in First Hand Accounts and Video

    I don’t want to hear one word about the fact that the last five posts we’ve published have been about Mark Buehrle’s perfect game...

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  22. LeBron James Video Not Even Bad and Mark Buehrle Makes History

    When word broke that there was a video of Lebron James getting dunked on, the public wanted to see it. Instead of that happening Nike took the tape, and it wasn’t seen until Wednesday...

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  23. What Amazing Feat Does Mark Buehrle, Cy Young, And Sandy Koufax Have In Common?

    Mark Buehrle completed the 18th perfect game in Major League History today, further cementing his place in the record books among the all-time greats who have ever toed the rubber...

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  24. You Can Put It On the Board…PERFECT!

    Mark Buehrle throws perfect game against Devil Rays. Wow. My apologies if the rest of the this post comes out rapid-fire and incoherent. I am so excited right now I can barely type...

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  25. Jordan Crawford Dunking on LeBron

    In our post from earlier today, regarding TMZ snatching the never-before-seen video of Jordan Crawford dunking on LeBron James, I linked out to Deadspin’s account of how multiple media outlets were given the chance to buy the footage...

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