1. On Thin Ice: NHL Season Opens in Obscurity

    "If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around, does it make a sound?" That saying could be attributed to the beginning of the NHL, which started its regular season on October 7, 2010...

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  2. Quit Saying That! Sports Phrases That Need to be Abolished

    Have you ever been watching a sporting event on TV and heard something that made you wonder "Who was the idiot that thought saying that was a good idea?" It seems that no matter what ...

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  3. Why Peyton Manning Doesn't Need Another Super Bowl To Be The Greatest

    Joe Montana, John Elway, Brett Favre, Dan Marino, Fran Tarkenton, Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Sammy Baugh. These are names that tend to be brought up anytime there is a discussion or debate of the greatest quarterback of all time...

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  4. If Al Davis Was Right, USC Is The Third Team To Mistakenly Hire Lane Kiffin

    Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis is quoted as saying "I picked the wrong guy." He was referring to his recently fired head coach, Lane Kiffin. Davis gave the 32 year old USC assistant a chance to coach in the NFL and it went horribly wrong...

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  5. MMA: The Fights I Want in 2010

    Everyone seems to have their own list of potential "Dream Matches" that they want to see. Whether it is champions from different organizations, two of their favorite fighters, or someone they don't like getting decimated by a more popular figure...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 4 years ago 716 reads 20 comments

  6. My Conference Is Better Than Yours: What Happened to Team Loyalty?

    Ohio State-Michigan, Alabama-Auburn, Oklahoma-Nebraska, USC-UCLA, Pittsburgh-West Virginia, and Miami-Florida State: These matchups are the kind of rivalries that college football watchers used to dream about...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 4 years ago 326 reads 17 comments

  7. Is the SEC the Best in College Football, or Is Everyone Else Underrated?

    Once again, the common school of thought is that the SEC by far is the class of college football this year. While there is no denying the successes of Florida, Alabama, and LSU, it does not seem ...

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  8. Cincinnati Bearcats Vs. USC Trojans: Who Should Be Ranked Higher in the BCS?

    With the BCS standings in their second week, a lot of the focus is on who deserves to be ranked where and how things may shake out by the end of the regular season...

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  9. Gogoplata for Gold: Olympic MMA in Rio 2016

    With all the attention this last week given to who will host the 2016 Olympics, which was won by the Brazilian city of Rio De Janeiro, one of my friends asked me what I thought about MMA making its debut at the the Games...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about almost 5 years ago 1,044 reads 10 comments

  10. Spiked Blue Kool-Aid:Kentucky Wildcats Fan's Optimism Crossing the Line

    Let me start out by saying that I am a former student of the University of Kentucky and would like nothing more than for them to win every game in every sport, especially football (unless they play my beloved Ohio State Buckeyes)...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about almost 5 years ago 473 reads 3 comments

  11. UFC 103 Franklin Vs Belfort: Main Event Breakdown

    At this Saturday's UFC 103, former UFC Middleweight champion Rich "Ace" Franklin will welcome the returning former UFC Light Heavyweight champion and UFC 12 Heavyweight tournament winner "The Phenom" Vitor Belfort back to the Octagon...

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  12. 2009 Kentucky Football Preview: Can The Wildcats Continue to Improve?

    For the first time since the early 1950s, the University of Kentucky Wildcats have won three straight bowl games. The once "on the hot seat" head coach Rich Brooks has instilled a new attitude ...

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  13. What Should the Kentucky Wildcats Do With Billy Gillispe?

    There is a lot of speculation as to whether the University of Kentucky should send head coach Billy Gillispie packing or give him more time to rebuild the program...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 5 years ago 1,304 reads 17 comments

  14. Five Things We Learned from UFC 96: Rampage Jackson vs. Keith Jardine

    For a fight card that most MMA fans thought was less than stellar, UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine turned out to be a decent show. There were some great knockouts, no submissions, and only three fights that went to the judges' scorecards...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 5 years ago 1,198 reads 10 comments

  15. Stanley Cup Finals: How The NHL Is Slashing Itself In The Foot...Again!!!

    It was announced that games one and two of the Stanley Cup Finals will be aired on NBC this year. Games three and four will be shown on Versus, and the final three games of the series, if necessary, will be back on NBC...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 5 years ago 211 reads 2 comments

  16. Fedor Emelianenko: What to Do After he Beats Josh Barnett?

    With a third round submission victory over Gilbert Yvel at Affliction: Day of Reckoning, Josh Barnett looks likely to be the next opponent for Fedor Emelianenko's WAMMA Heavyweight Championship...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 5 years ago 325 reads 15 comments

  17. Billy Gillispie and the Kentucky Wildcats: What's Going Wrong in SEC Play

    After starting SEC play 5-0, the Kentucky Wildcats have dropped their last three. The fans are getting restless with the play of this year's team. So what will it take to get the Cats back to their winning ways...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 5 years ago 434 reads 2 comments

  18. Strikeforce Buys EliteXC, Hopefully Didn't Buy Love Affair with Kimbo

    With Strikeforce buying the assets, video library, and some of the fighter contracts from the now extinct EliteXC, the question is what to do with all the new toys...

    Ric Roberts Written by Ric Roberts about over 5 years ago 228 reads 1 comments

  19. UFC 94 Prediction: St. Pierre vs. Penn II

    Every now and then, there comes an event that is not to be missed. If you are a football fan, you are watching the Super Bowl. If you like hockey, the Stanley Cup playoffs are a must. This Saturday's UFC 94 is one of those events for the MMA faithful...

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  20. How to Fix The NHL All-Star Game

    There has been a lot of complaining about the NHL All-Star Game this year.Whether it is the fact that both conferences only have two teams represented in the starting lineup (this is ...

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