1. PODCAST: Amazing Super Bowl Bets and Round Table w/ Levy and Zerkle

    After a week hiatus, Sebek and Bacott get back in the podcasting saddle by discussing interesting Super Bowl bets available through BoDog.com. In short, if you’re intrigued by anything other than the game itself, BoDog...

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  2. Renewing My Super Bowl SATURDAY Charge

    As I do each year at this time, with the Super Bowl set for next Sunday in Miami, I renew my efforts to move the Super Bowl to Saturday. The Super Bowl has arguably evolved into the pinnacle moment on America’s sports calendar...

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  3. Today (1975): Todd Bertuzzi is born; eventually slugs some dude in coconut.

    February 2, 1975 On this day 35 years ago, Todd Bertuzzi was born into this world. Since we know Todd Bertuzzi’s name for one reason – and one reason only – we decided to let Google Search Suggestions lead the way...

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  4. St. Louis Blues Backup Goaltender Ty Conklin Looks Familiar.

    Last week, our friends over at St. Louis Gametime, captured a nugget of old school brilliance on the noggin’ of St. Louis Blues backup goaltender, Ty Conklin...

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  5. Today (1992): Barry Bonds Signs the Highest Single Year Contract ($4.7 Mil)

    February 1, 1991 Barry Bonds began February of 1992 by signing the highest one-year contract in baseball’s history...

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  6. Top 7: Sports Show Theme Songs

    It’s that time of year—the deadest time of year. The only major sporting event this weekend is the Pro Bowl, which just added Johnny Knox to its roster. I’m not going to be watching the Pro Bowl...

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  7. Today (2007): Barbaro Passes Enters the Afterlife

    January 29, 2007 Three years ago today, the world lost a truly magnificent creation. Barbaro. The Barbaro. While many of his peers blissfully enjoyed the intrigue of the national spotlight, Barbaro was a much simpler equine...

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  8. Faces in the Crowd: Albino Batman Edition

    If ever there was a reason to step across that thin line from “fan” to “fanatic”, it might be the day you happen to obtain primo tickets to an NFL playoff game to support ...

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  9. Today (2009): The Chicago Cubs Suck in Frozen H20

    January 28, 2009 One year ago today, the city of St. Louis awoke to a magnificent treat; a pristine blanket of January snow…and a 10,000 sq. ft. piece of artwork outside of Busch Stadium that celebrated the Chicago Cubs suckitude...

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  10. Archie is Coming, People

    In the JoeSportsFan.com editorial meeting on Monday morning at our St. Louis headquarters, our staff discussed possible storylines for us to pursue around the upcoming Super Bowl...

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  11. Today (1984): Wayne Gretzky's 51-Game Scoring Streak is Halted

    January 27, 1984 On this day 26 years ago, Wayne Gretzky’s 51-game scoring streak with the Edmonton Oilers was halted...

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  12. Jesus H. Tebow

    For all 3.7 of you who have followed the nonsense I write, you know periodically I like to touch on religion. I conducted an interview with Jesus himself that most of you hated...

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  13. Congratulations World, We Now Have a Soccer Ball Kicking Machine

    Somewhere between man bags and moisturizing lotions, it was established that Real Madrid dreamboat Crisitano Ronaldo, can kick a soccer ball at around 80 mph...

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  14. NFL Draft Evaluations: The Largest Collection of Homo-Eroticism in Sports

    The largest annual circus of unintentional homo-eroticism continued on Monday morning. College Football’s Senior Bowl held its weigh-in session Monday morning in Mobile, AL before an audience of reporters and professional scouts...

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  15. Will We Miss Brett Favre?

    Jason Whitlock of FoxSports.com, wrote earlier this week that “football fans don’t know it yet, but they’re going to miss Brett Favre...

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  16. Today (1991): Brett Hull is 3rd NHL'er to score 50 goals in 50 games

    January 25, 1991 On this day, Brett Hull became the third player in NHL history to score 50 goals in less than 50 games. In that season, Hull scored 86 goals for the St. Louis Blues, which is still the third highest total ever recorded in one season...

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  17. Top 7: Potential Overblown Super Bowl Stories

    This coming Sunday is better than Superbowl Sunday. You have two games, one of which has to be better than seven of the eight playoff games so far this year (right, it has to be doesn’t it? These games have been awful)...

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  18. Today (1982): The Angels Sign Reggie Jackson

    January 22, 1982 On this day, Reggie Jackson signed a four deal with the California Angels worth close to $4 million. Reggie delivered, leading the team to the 1982 playoffs. He also put asses in the seats, as the Angels drew 2...

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  19. A Blue John Calipari Will Blow Your Mind

    As James Cameron’s monster hit Avatar continues to rack up millions upon millions of dollars at the box office each week, there are those who are becoming a little too fascinated with the fictional world filled with blue humanoid cat people...

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  20. PODCAST: St. Louis Sports Are Operating Like a WWE Script

    After a week off, the JoeSportsFan podcast is back in action. Because there’s so much rich information to explore in the weird, wacky and wild (+2 blogging points for amazing alliteration) world of St...

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  21. Hey, Vote for Me.

    So here’s the deal… Frequent guest on the JoeSportsFan Show, Dan Levy (The Sporting Blog and OnTheDLPodcast.com), has been invited to participate in the Trash Talk Championship of the World, in Las Vegas over Super Bowl weekend...

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  22. Today (2010): History is made; Dick Vitale finally announces a Utah Jazz game

    January 20, 2010 It is on this night when the sports world’s collective eyes and ears will be trained on ESPN, who unveils the second annual edition of the much anticipated basketball “Announcer ...

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  23. Shannon Redefining the word “Sharpe”

    In what was was believed to be the first known instance in which an NFL pregame show member wore velvet on a live broadcast, Shannon Sharpe appeared to have broken out his designer bathrobe for CBS’ show on Saturday...

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  24. Today (1962): Chris Sabo is born. Corneal Abrasions have a savior.

    January 19, 1962 Truth be told, there was zero debate whatsoever regarding what to feature on JoeSportsFan this morning. Chris Sabo’s birthday only comes once a year, and dammit, we’re going to celebrate it every time...

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  25. Mark McGwire: Apparently, we only had a week to “talk about the past”

    Well, we’re moving on to the future again.  The past was previously unattainable….but then it was here, but only for a short period of time, in the present.  Now, we can’t have it back...

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