1. Projecting the Field of 65: Jan. 14

    Teams are about a quarter of the way through their conference schedules, and so now is the perfect time to reveal the very first Schwach Indicator standings...

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  2. The Schwach Indicator: A More Accurate Way to Rank College Basketball Teams

    As the NCAA Tournament approaches every March, you start hearing college basketball experts talk a lot about top 50 and top 100 wins when discussing a team's possible seed or whether or not a school deserves to be in the Big Dance at all...

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  3. Projecting the NCAA's Field of 65 on Jan. 7

    341 other teams breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday, when Boston College knocked off North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Now everyone has a shot at a National Championship. Well, maybe not 0-12 Alcorn State...

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  4. Projecting the Field of 65: December 31

    Now things are really starting to heat up. Conference play is underway, making tournament projections a little bit easier as league pecking orders start to appear...

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  5. NFL Power Rankings: Tennessee Titans Still No. 1 Heading Into the Playoffs

    1. (1) Tennessee Titans (13-3)The Titans lost an exhibition game to the Colts on Sunday but they could meet again in two or three weeks with a whole lot more on the line. 2...

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  6. NFL Power Rankings: Week 17

    1. (2) Tennessee Titans (13-2)The Titans reclaim their rightful spot atop the Power Rankings after a dominant fourth quarter against the Steelers. 2...

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  7. Projecting the Field of 65: December 17

    The Atlantic 10 Conference had a great week highlighted by Temple's blowout of No. 8 Tennessee. But the Owls weren't the only ones taking down BCS conference teams. UMass stunned Kansas and Xavier won at Cincinnati...

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  8. NFL Power Rankings: Week 16: Pittsburgh Steelers Move to No. 1

    1. (3) Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3)Yet another instance of no one knowing the rules.2. (1) Tennessee Titans (12-2)Jeff Fisher may have cost his team home-field advantage in the AFC Championship ...

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  9. Projecting the Field of 65: December 10

    Some top teams have faltered since I revealed my first projections on Dec. 4. UConn struggled to win at Buffalo, Duke lost to Michigan and Notre Dame fell to Ohio State. How will all this affect the early bracket picture? Let's find out...

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  10. CC Sabathia, Prepare To Watch Your Innings Pitched Drop

    CC Sabathia is reportedly heading to New York, and as a Yankee fan, I'm very pleased. But I'm also curtailing some of my excitement because I know we're not going to see the CC who threw 253 ...

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  11. NFL Power Rankings: Week 15

    1. (2) Tennessee Titans (12-1)With their rout of the Browns and the Giants’ loss to the Eagles, the Titans not only clinch the AFC South, but they also reclaim the top spot in the Power Rankings...

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  12. Projecting the Field of 65: December 4

    Because it's never too early to break out the brackets, I present to you my first 2008-2009 edition of Projecting the Field of 65. The preseason tournaments revealed some early contenders and pretenders...

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  13. NFL Power Rankings: Week 14

    1. (1) New York Giants (11-1)Continue winning despite the absence of Cheddar Bob.2. (3) Tennessee Titans (11-1)The best cure for a first loss is a 30-pound turkey and 60 minutes against the Lions...

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  14. NFL Power Rankings: Week 13

    1. (2) New York Giants (10-1) The G-Men are not only 10-1, but they're 9-2 against the spread. That type of domination reminds me of a certain undefeated team from last year. The Giants just hope their season doesn't end the same way...

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  15. NFL Power Rankings: Week 12

    1 (1) Tennessee Titans (10-0) Kerry Collins is reminding people that he's not just a game manager. 2 (2) New York Giants (9-1) The Giants' running backs made Baltimore's defense look like Detroit's...

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  16. Breaking News: New York Yankees Acquire Nick Swisher

    This better not be how the Yankees think they can fill the holes at first base and center field. New York has acquired CF/1B Nick Swisher in a trade with the Chicago White Sox...

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  17. NFL Power Rankings: Week 11

    1 (1) Tennessee Titans (9-0) Another impressive win at Chicago. I see the Titans getting to 14-0 but losing one of their final two games to Pittsburgh or Indianapolis, who, unlike Tennessee, will be fighting for a playoff spot...

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  18. Why UNC, Michigan St, Louisville and UConn Will Reach the Final Four

    Before the 2007-2008 college basketball season, I came up with a mathematical formula to create my very own preseason Top 25. As it turned out, the top three teams in my rankings (Memphis, Kansas and UCLA) made the Final Four...

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  19. NFL Power Rankings: Week 10

    1 (1) Tennessee Titans (8-0) The Titans avoided their first loss of the season with an overtime victory over the Green Bay Packers, but they might not be as lucky this week at Chicago...

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  20. NFL Power Rankings: Week 9

    For the first five weeks of the season, the NFC East was king, as each of the division's four teams found themselves in the top five of my Power Rankings...

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  21. Bombers Banter: How Can the Yankees Build a Winner for 2009?

    The World Series is less than a week away, and with the New York Yankees not involved for the fifth-straight year, the focus once again turns to the free-agent signing period, which is just around the corner...

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  22. NFL Power Rankings: Week Seven

    For the first five weeks of the season, the NFC East was king, as each of the division's four teams found themselves in the top five of my Power Rankings...

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  23. People to Blame for the Yankees Missing the Playoffs, Part Five: Alex Rodriguez

    This is Part Five in my series of People to Blame for the Yankees Missing the Playoffs. In Part One, I explained why Manager Joe Girardi was most at fault. In Part Two, I heaped some blame on General Manager Brian Cashman...

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  24. Why the Yankees Don't Regret Letting Joe Torre Go

    Now that Joe Torre's new team is playing in the National League Championship Series while his old club failed to reach the playoffs for the first time since before Torre's tenure ...

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  25. People to Blame for the Yankees Missing the Playoffs, Part Four: Jason Giambi

    This is Part Four in my series of People to Blame for the Yankees Missing the Playoffs. In Part One, I explained why Manager Joe Girardi was most at fault. In Part Two, I heaped some blame on General Manager Brian Cashman...

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