1. How Phil Mickelson Tamed the Great Tiger

    Phil Mickelson enjoyed a warm embrace with his cancer-survived wife Amy following his birdie on the 18th hole at Augusta National—and with that, the deal was done...

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  2. Bold Predictions: Why The Suns and Magic Will Waltz To The NBA Finals

    The Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic both tore right through their Conference semifinal opponents as if they were paper banners held up by cheerleaders...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 4 years ago 1,225 reads 16 comments

  3. Jody Gerut Goes Cycling: Most Unlikely Brewer Accomplishes Feat

    Coming into Saturday night's contest between Milwaukee and Arizona, outfielder Jody Gerut had only four hits on the year. Gerut matched his season with four hits in the Brewers' 17-3 rout of Arizona...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 4 years ago 370 reads 8 comments

  4. Circle the Date: The 12 Most Intriguing NFL Games Weeks One to Eight

    As the busy and assiduous NFL offseason continues, many tasks and events have been crossed off the league's to-do list. Free agency, the scouting combine, owner's meetings, the draft, and announcing the 2010 schedule have all been completed...

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  5. The Hunt for the Lombardi: 5 Keys For the Green Bay Packers in 2010

    Let's put it like this, expectations are riding high for the 2010 Green Bay Packers football team, even in early May. Some prophesize a Super Bowl victory, some an NFC North title, yet others simply say 10 or 11 wins...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 4 years ago 1,385 reads 9 comments

  6. Sunny With a Chance of Slam Dunks: Looking Ahead in the NBA Playoffs

    As the buzzer sounded at Philips Arena in Atlanta and ABC announcer Mike Tirico announced assurantily that the Atlanta Hawks had taken the series with a Game Seven win over the surging Bucks, the first round of the NBA Playoffs officially came to an end..

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 4 years ago 1,724 reads 6 comments

  7. Energy Players Key To NBA Postseason Runs

    Boom! A sudden bolt of lightning struck the Quicken Loans Arena last Tuesday, as the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Chicago Bulls in the Quarterfinals of the Eastern Conference Playoffs...

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  8. Carlos Gomez Or Alcides Escobar: Which MIlwaukee Brewer Should Hit Second?

    As Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha fills out a lineup card that he hopes will remain consistent for six months this spring, summer, and fall, the task proves to be rather simple—not painstaking work...

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  9. 2010 MLB Predictions: Even at 42, It's Still Trevor Time

    The neon baseball-themed clock at Miller Park reads 2:30 on a warm July day in Milwaukee. At this time, most of the players are either reporting to the stadium or in the clubhouse or batting cages, taking a few swings...

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  10. The Emergence of Kevin Durant as an NBA Superstar

    Kevin Durant will score on you, and nothing you can do will be able to stop it. He might dribble right past you for a lay-up, drive in for a dunk, pull up for a tray, catch and shoot for a three, or hit a sweet step-back jumper in your face...

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  11. 5 Wide: The Evolution Of The Quarterback

    Jack makes the pre-snap read. Outside ‘backers are blitzing. He signals for a hard count. Hut one. He calls for slide protection and motions for the tight end to pick up the blitz in the backfield...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about over 4 years ago 650 reads 7 comments

  12. Why Ryan Braun Is the Undisputed Second-Best Hitter in the NL

    The routine: adjustment of the Nike batting gloves, tug of the No. 8 jersey, pointing of the bat towards the pitcher, the cocking of the slightly angled bat just above his head...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 5 years ago 435 reads 2 comments

  13. Brew Town Buzz: Milwaukee's Rocking With Brewer Mania

    Diiiiing....Diiiiing....the bells were ringing profoundly, declaring prominence and striking intimidation into the opponents' core. Blasting out of Miller Park's speaker system, the bells, ensued by a guitar solo, left no doubt of who was in to pitch...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 5 years ago 236 reads 3 comments

  14. Baseball Creates a Bonding Between Brothers Unlike Any Other Game

    I'm going to be quite hones; typically, my little brother and I don't get along. We argue, we wrestle (which is pointless because I always end up as the victor), we steal each other's possessions, and most other common actions between brothers...

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  15. It's a Sad Day When You Admit That Your Team Stinks, but the Brewers Do

    I hoped I would never have to come to this conclusion, especially after their playoff berth in 2008, but the Brewers stink. At 3-8, Milwaukee is already in the divisional cellar and searching for the light to get out but are not finding it...

    Curt  Hogg Written by Curt Hogg about 5 years ago 316 reads 12 comments

  16. CC Sabathia Heads Back to Brew Town

    This just in: Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has left the Yankees to re-join the Milwaukee Brewers! Well, it works out for at least one side. I'm fairly sure that we all know which side that is, the Brewers...

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  17. A Look at the MLB's Batting Stances: Chicago Cubs

    This look at the batting stances of the Chicago Cubs in the second in the series of sixteen as I show off the National League's batting stances. The Cubs are a very good ballclub with distinct stances throughout their lineup...

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  18. A Look at the MLB's Batting Stances: Milwaukee Brewers

    Major League Baseball has many different and unique batting stances. This series will take a look at each team's different batting stances. The Milwaukee Brewers open up the series with an interesting lineup of stances to look at...

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  19. We All Bleed Red, But Mine Is Cardinal Red: Badger Fan for Life

    Madison, Wisconsin, where the Grateful Red reside. Where the Badgers live and these Badgers don't hibernate. I'm 13-years-old and born a Badger. I was born near Madison and soon moved Costa Rica, where my parents were missionaries...

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  20. Dear Brewer Fans, Give Eric Gagne a Second Chance

    Dear Brewer Fans, Continuing my season-long series of letters to Milwaukee Brewers fans (this being my second in the series), I modestly propose that we all give Eric Gagne a second chance...

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  21. Bucks Win Big in Denver, Must Keep It Up

    The Milwaukee Bucks are coming off, arguably, one of their three biggest wins of the season. They defeated the red-hot Denver Nuggets, 120-117, at home on Sunday...

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  22. Did the Milwaukee Bucks Approach the Trade Deadline Correctly?

    In what seemed like a speck of time, the Milwaukee Bucks were plagued with injuries to key players. Michael Redd is out for the entire season with a torn MCL and ACL. Center Andrew Bogut is out at least eight weeks with a stress fracture in his back...

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  23. Dear Brewer Fans, Can We Please Take Back Miller Park?

    Dear Milwaukee Brewers Fans, I'm sure you all know the feeling; you walk down the aisle to your regular seats and expect to see the familiar season ticket-holding young gentleman whom you have gotten to know well over the past few seasons...

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  24. NBA All-Star Game: How To Add Excitement

    Let's begin by getting this straight; the NBA All-Star weekend events are great. The dunk contest is the most entertaining event out of all of the All-Star events, and the rookie-sophomore challenge is fun to watch...

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  25. Ten Most Disappointing Seasons From Brewers Players Since 2002

    The Milwaukee Brewers have had a number of seasons as "cellar dwellers." From 2001-2006, their average record was 69.17 wins and 92.67 losses. Those numbers are hard to comprehend, seeing how the Brew Crew has turned its play around...

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