1. Round One: Which Midwest Region Teams Will Dodge the Knockout Punch?

    The NCAA Tournament is always the most interesting sports event in my opinion. I just love it when a favorite team like the Duke Blue Devils goes down early in the tournament. It makes the tournament just that more interesting to watch...

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  2. One Goal: Win in The Playoffs

    "One Goal: To Win in the Playoffs," should be the Chicago Blackhawks new slogan, considering they are in prime position to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2001-2002 campaign...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about over 5 years ago 116 reads 2 comments

  3. Upset Alert: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to Make Some Noise Once Again in 2009

    The Hilltoppers are poised to make another run in the NCAA tournament. Going 9-1 in their last 10, the Hilltoppers are a threat once again. Seeded No. 12 in this year's tournament, the boys from Kentucky are a threat to the top teams in the country...

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  4. 2009 Big Ten Tournament: Can Anyone Stop Michigan State?

    In this year's Big Ten Tournament, let's examine the first round games and try to shake out who'll come out on top when all is said and done. (Note: all "No." values are each school's seed in the Big Ten Tournament only...

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  5. Cousin or Not...A-Rod Is the Best

    First thing is first. To the A-Rod haters: Since when is baseball based on integrity and not on numbers? Think! Please! For the sake of baseball...

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  6. Top Five Sports Movies of All Time

    Movies are what define the decade when the film comes out and sometimes even people if they are a classic. These are the top five movies of all time that define American fans as what they are today...

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  7. A-Rod Is Still the Best

    People really need to lay off A-Rod. He did steroids and other supplements he said, "he didn't know about," but in my opinion, he is still the best player to play the game. People who are hating on Alex need to realize something...

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  8. The Windy City North Side Crew

    The Cubs' pitching staff is something to look out for in 2009. They will be the cream of the crop in the National League and the National League Central. Strengths Veteran Carlos Zambrano is the strength of this staff, without a doubt...

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  9. The 10 Funniest Moments in Sports History

    Whether it was the infamous Dennis Green quote, "They are who we thought they were! And we let them off the hook!" Or just a player running into the wall, athletes and coaches sure know how to keep us entertained and get us talking...

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  10. Ben "Tommy John" Sheets

    Casey Close, the agent of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Ben Sheets, has said his client will undergo elbow surgery. The recovery time being a minimum 9-10 months. Sheets, who has always battled injuries, has been a perennial ace on the Brewers staff...

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  11. New York Knicks: Unfair Schedule or Just Terrible?

    in the past two home games, the New York Knicks have had two of the league's top scorers absolutely tear the pathetic Knicks apart. LeBron James last night puts up 52 points along with 11 assists and 10 rebounds...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 6 years ago 123 reads 2 comments

  12. University of Illinois Gets a Sleeper

    The University of Illinois definitely picked up a sleeper on this year's National Signing Day. Homewood-Flossmoor star linebacker, Mike Buchanan committed to Illinois last Tuesday and finally signed with Illinois yesterday...

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  13. All Chicago Cubs Team

    The Chicago Cubs have been filled with great players that have come through their system or team throughout the years. Many big names who did great things in baseball for the "Loveable Losers...

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  14. The Top 10 Sports Rivalries of All Time

    Rivalries in sports are what define athletes and the spectators. Rivalries keep us interested in sports like Tennis, Golf, or Hockey. Rivalries pick out the real fans from the spectators...

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  15. Manny Being Manny: Turning Down $25 Million For One Year

    During the day Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers offered Manny Ramirez a one year, $25 million contract. The contract would make Manny the second highest paid player in baseball and the highest paid outfielder of all time...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 6 years ago 95 reads 1 comments

  16. The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of The 2008 Season

    The 2008 NFL season, was one with many ups and downs, from the most decorated NFL franchise, to the winless one. What a season it was...

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  17. MLB Preseason Playoff Predictions

    Here are my 2009 MLB playoff predictions. With last year's showing by the two best teams in baseball, the Cubs, and Angels, leaving the playoffs early and Tampa Bay winning the AL, who knows what can happen...

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  18. Chicago Cubs Manning the Bear Cave

    The Cubs new look this season is very promising. With the additions of Aaron Miles, Aaron Heilman, and minor league prospects. The infield is looking pretty good. Ryan Theriot, who lead the team with a ...

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  19. Bear Down Chicago Bears: You're Embarrassing

    That's right. The Bears are embarrassing. I think they're more embarrassing then Rod Blagoievich and his media blitz. The only blitz more embarrassing then that is when a defense blitzes Grossman...

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  20. Locked and Loaded

    The Cubs are definitely locked and loaded for the 2009 season. The trade for Aaron Heilman just adds to the Cubs' already loaded pitching staff...

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  21. Locked and Loaded

    The Cubs are definitely locked and loaded for the 2009 season. The trade for Aaron Heilman just adds to the Cubs' already loaded pitching staff...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 6 years ago 37 reads 3 comments

  22. 2009 MLB Pre-Preseason Awards Predictions

    Look here to look at my 2009, thats right 2009 MLB predictions. Awards only in this one. I cover both leagues' MVPs, Cy Youngs, Rookie of the Years, and Manager of the Years. This is what I think for now and things will and obviously can change...

    Jake Karmel Written by Jake Karmel about almost 6 years ago 2,191 reads 6 comments

  23. Mike Ditka: Da Governor?

    Unless you have been living under a rock the past few months, you know soon to be Former Governor Rod Blagojovich is undergoing an impeachment trial in Illinois. I have a solution for the problem...

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  24. Chicago Cubs "Fight Club"

    This is a different kind of "Fight Club." This is the fight for the final position on the depth chart. Center field. The battle: Kosuke Fukudome vs. Reed Johnson. Like all Cubs fans can agree upon, Reed Johnson is the better fit...

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  25. Super Bowl XLIII: The Most Lopsided in History

    Super Bowl XLIII is not looking like one for the ages. Granted, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals are both very good teams, it just looks a little lopsided to me. Here's why...

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