1. The Longhorn Network: 10 Channels More Ridiculous Than Texas TV

    I applaud the University of Texas for being able to get a major network to become a partner to create their own channel...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about almost 3 years ago 2,241 reads 23 comments

  2. Why the Toronto Maple Leafs Are Not Like the New York Yankees

    The free agency frenzy was kicked into high gear this weekend, and got some extra attention because there really isn't a lot of other free agency news taking place in other sports...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 1,863 reads 38 comments

  3. 2011 NBA Draft Diary: Why Kyrie Irving Is Rolling in the Deep

    The NBA Draft has it all. A new start for a lot of people. Over-analysis of almost every aspect of a basketball player. Random draftees jumping out of the crowd to scare/shock David Stern or, even better, Adam Silver...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 780 reads 0 comments

  4. Rory McIlroy: 10 Ways the USGA Can Stop Him from Dominating the US Open

    The USGA cherishes their championship to the point of snobbery, to where the worse the players are scoring, the more deserving the winner is of winning the US Open. Since 2004, the best score to win the Open has been minus-four...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 1,269 reads 1 comments

  5. LeBron James: Witness to...Where Did He Go?

    LeBron James has been the focal point of the NBA Finals because of his status as a former NBA MVP, as the biggest commercial star in the league, and because of "The Decision...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 737 reads 5 comments

  6. NBA Playoffs 2011: Why I'm Rooting for LeBron James and the Miami Heat

    I once wrote that in order for LeBron James to expand his legacy, he needed to become a Bull. His team beating the Bulls in five games in the Eastern Conference Finals quickly made that opinion look out of touch...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 483 reads 1 comments

  7. NBA Draft Lottery: Where Odds Are Just Odd

    The NBA Draft Lottery year after year appears to work in mysterious ways. Since 1991, the team with the best odds to win the draft lottery has won it exactly twice...

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  8. Manny Being Manny: Who Should Pacquiao Fight Next?

    Shane Mosley can take credit in knowing that he stepped into the ring with the best fighter and was credited with a knockdown...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 3,619 reads 5 comments

  9. 2011 NFL Draft Round 1 Analysis: Why Carolina Took Cam Newton

    The NFL draft is the "Summit of Professional Sports." It's the one event where fans of every team (except the Raiders) have hope for a day...

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  10. NFL Mock Draft: The Most Inaccurate Predictions in All of Sports

    It's time for the annual NFL Mock Draft article cavalcade, where football experts predict the draft because frankly, they are bored. It's not like writers get hired and fired because they had Earl Thomas going to the Seahawks at No...

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  11. NCAA Tournament Analysis: 37 Fun Tips to Help You Win Your Bracket

    I did so awesome with my analysis last year that I decided to go back to the lab and come up with some more fun facts. These are little tidbits of information that will provide some historical perspective to help you complete a better bracket...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 4,360 reads 2 comments

  12. NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch 2011: The Importance of RPI Top 50 Wins

    The overanalysis is back. The sports media's obsession with the discussion of who is in, who is out and which teams will make the tournament is constant. The fact that most bubble teams do little or no damage in the tournament is meaningless...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 1,078 reads 0 comments

  13. Carmelo Anthony Trade: What NBA Teams Can Do To Address Player Exits

    The NBA is an absolute mess right now. The Kings are a few days away from announcing a move. The Hornets are looking to move or be contracted. The NBA may have a lockout after this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 611 reads 2 comments

  14. NCAA Tournament: Is This The Year A No. 1 Seed Loses In The First Round?

    The headline is a bit deceptive I know, especially with the NCAA adding three teams to the tournament and now calling the round of 64 the second round...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 959 reads 2 comments

  15. NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch: The Stealth At-Large Team

    It's still a month away from the beginning of the NCAA Tournament, yet experts are trying their best to predict the 68 teams that will take part in March Madness. This year, and the last few years, the common theme has been that the bubble is soft...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 592 reads 0 comments

  16. Washington Wizards Vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Preview of the Worst NBA Game Ever??

    Sunday Night will be a game that only the Comic Book Guy could be proud of. Rarely in sports do we get to buildup to the biggest valley in a sport. Most of the time the awfulness can only be measured during or after the event...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 4,964 reads 6 comments

  17. The Weather Is Destroying The Super Bowl...For The Media

    It is absolutely ridiculous that the Super Bowl is played in a city where it can be cold. This week has been ruined by snow, ice and a city that doesn't have a vibrant centralized downtown...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 446 reads 0 comments

  18. LeBron James Was Right: Karma Came Back on the Cleveland Cavaliers

    With birds falling out of the sky and fish dying in masses, some may take those events as signs of the end of the world. I can add another small tidbit of evidence to the doomsday believers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 422 reads 3 comments

  19. Kansas State Football Loses Excessively: Salute and Give Me 15

    I tend not to watch many bowl games, because I read "Death to the BCS" and can't fathom why the Dallas area needs three bowls...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 2,125 reads 5 comments

  20. 2010: The Year Of Cain (And Kane)

    A familiar sports saying, mostly used by older generations to describe culture change, is that something is "going to hell". In 2010, that generic phrase may have played out more literally than ever before...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 2,043 reads 1 comments

  21. BCS Title Game Preview: Who Will Play an SEC Team for the Title

    College football is so great, because every game in the regular season counts, unless it is a SEC or Big 12 team or Ohio State or USC. Then almost every game counts, but some exceptions are allowed...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 565 reads 0 comments

  22. Top 10 NBA Teams To Consider for Contraction

    David Stern is worried about huge losses and labor costs, and mentioned that contraction of teams should be discussed during labor negotiations...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 5,513 reads 33 comments

  23. BCS Analysis: Let the Boise State and TCU Conspiracy Begin

    If you are a fan of Boise State or TCU, let me get this piece of information out to you immediately. Your team is not making the national title game. No matter what...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 3 years ago 969 reads 21 comments

  24. NCAA Football Undefeated Analysis: The Birth Of Lesrechaun

    In college football, where one loss usually damages national title hopes (unless you are in the SEC, Big 12, USC, or Ohio State), it is better to be lucky than good...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about almost 4 years ago 1,045 reads 6 comments

  25. Buffalo Bills Vs Jacksonville Jaguars Review: Somewhere Ralph Wilson Is Smiling

    The Bills can't stop the run, and can't cover tight ends, and make stupid decisions. That's the Jacksonville review...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about almost 4 years ago 778 reads 7 comments