1. Making The Case: Who Is The Best Team In The NFC Through Week 7?

    Let's face it. The NFC is pretty mediocre this season. While the AFC is dominant in the teams it produces (Jets, Patriots, Steelers, Colts, Titans, Ravens), the NFC is the exact opposite...

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  2. New Orleans Saints: It Might Just Be Their Time

    "Pigs have flown. Hell has frozen over. The Saints are on their way to the Super Bowl." That is the saying of Saints radio announcer Jim Henderson after Garrett Hartley kicked the game-winning ...

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  3. NFL Playoffs: Labeling Our Contestants

    There are many stereotypes and labels for unique people. All of them are different in their own way and are given certain titles to represent that...

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  4. Didn't See That Coming: The Top 10 Unheralded Heroes Of New York Sports

    In sports, there are athletes who are superstars. These stars make big plays at key moments in the games that they play. Stars are people that get paid the big bucks to change a culture of a sports franchise...

    Mike DiPietro Written by Mike DiPietro about 5 years ago 823 reads 4 comments

  5. The New York Yankees: Old Heroes and New Redemption

    When New York Yankees fans wake up tomorrow morning, they will feel something very strange; something they have not felt in almost a decade. It is not the heartbreak of Game Seven of the 2001 World Series...

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  6. The Same Old Yankees: Why Game Four's Outcome Should Not Surprise Anyone

    The only thing I could think of after watching Game Four of the 2009 World Series last night, was something so obvious, that I'm surprised no one brought it up. Haven't we seen this before from the Bronx Bombers? Go back to Game Seven of the 2003 ALCS..

    Mike DiPietro Written by Mike DiPietro about 5 years ago 246 reads 2 comments

  7. One Giant Leap: Why the New York Giants Are Poised for a "Super" Run

    The New York Giants will begin their 2009 campaign by facing off against the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football...

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  8. The Top 10 MLB Radio/TV Announcers

    I don't know about the rest of the sports audience, but for me, hearing the commentary of a huge play from the play-by-play man is just as awesome as watching it on television...

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  9. The Top 10 NFL Radio Announcers

    I don't know about the rest of the sports audience, but for me, hearing the commentary of a huge play from the play-by-play man is just as awesome as watching it on television...

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  10. The Vague and Obnoxious Sports Fan: Previewing the NFC East

    Hi! I'm the Vague and Obnoxious Sports Fan, and today I'm going to preview the high-drama celebrity/crybaby/big-time money spending monglers, known as the NFC East. Yup, we have four teams that many people think are good...

    Mike DiPietro Written by Mike DiPietro about over 5 years ago 191 reads 2 comments

  11. The Top 10 Underappreciated MLB Playoff Series

    The 2001 World Series. The 1991 World Series. The 2003 ALCS (and NLCS). These have been called some of the most memorable playoff series ever...

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  12. Close, But No Cigar: Why Underdogs Never Win Anymore

    I’m mad. I really am.After Game Seven of the Celtics/Bulls Eastern Conference Quarterfinals was over, the final score read:Celtics: 109, Bulls: 99I just let out another sigh of annoyance, ...

    Mike DiPietro Written by Mike DiPietro about over 5 years ago 190 reads 2 comments

  13. The Top 10 Bad-Ass NFL Teams of All Time

    When you think of a "bad-ass" team, what is it about the team that you think about? Is it their dominating defense? Their explosive offense? Championships? Well, not to me. There is a difference between "great" teams, and "bad-ass" teams...

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  14. Super Bowl XLIII: Greatest Ever? Let's Not Get Carried Away

    Let me just get this out of the way first. Super Bowl XLIII was a great game. It demonstrated great athletes doing what they need to do to win football games when they matter...

    Mike DiPietro Written by Mike DiPietro about almost 6 years ago 245 reads 15 comments

  15. What If? No. 4: What If Grady Little Took Out Pedro Martinez Earlier?

    "What If?" deals with certain moments in sports history that I will examine, make up a different outcome to that moment, and predict the effects it will have on the future of sports history...

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  16. The Official Top 10 Current Quarterbacks In The NFL

    Well, the Super Bowl is almost here. Ben Roethlisberger and Kurt Warner are getting set to duel eachother for the ultimate crown; Super Bowl champion...

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  17. What If? No. 3: What If Mike Jones Missed His Tackle On Kevin Dyson?

    "What If?" deals with certain moments in sports history that I will examine, make up a different outcome to that moment, and predict the effects it will have on the future of sports history...

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  18. What If? No. 2: What If Tom Brady's "Tuck Rule" Was Never Called?

    "What If?" deals with certain moments in sports history that I will examine, make up a different outcome to that moment, and predict the effects it will have on the future of sports history. For previous articles, visit my profile and look under What If?

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  19. What If?: Article No. 1: What if Eli Manning Never Escaped Those Defenders?

    Before I start, I just want to say that I am making a new series of articles, which is called "What If?" It deals with certain moments in sports history that I will examine, make up a different ...

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  20. The Top 10 New York Sports Moments

    Ah, New York...the hustle and bustle of the greatest city on Earth. And in this city, their citizens live and die with their sports teams. So many memories, so many more to be made down the road...

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  21. New York Giants Fans, Let's Weep Together: Steve Spagnuolo Is Gone

    Well, I guess this was bound to happen after all. New York Giants' defensive coordinator and descendant of Christ, Steve Spagnuolo, has just signed a deal with the St. Louis Rams to be their new head coach...

    Mike DiPietro Written by Mike DiPietro about almost 6 years ago 179 reads 3 comments

  22. NFL Playoffs: Wild Card Weekend Analysis and Predictions

    Who would have thought we would see this? The Miami Dolphins, the AFC East Champions, are 11-5. Their quarterback? Chad Pennington, the former New York Jets leader, thrown to the dogs after "King" Favre arrived...

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