1. Buffalo Bills Analysis: 5 Ways to Save the Season After San Francisco 49ers Loss

    "Save" is a relative term in this case, since the Bills won't make the playoffs this year and won't as long as Ralph Wilson owns this team. There is a dozen years of data to back that statement up...

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  2. New England Patriots: Why They Won't Make the Super Bowl

    The inspiration for this article comes from the Ashley Fox ESPN article , where she makes bold predictions for the season (or someone created a weird headline). In the article, she predicts New England to win Super Bowl XLVII...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about almost 2 years ago 3,765 reads 24 comments

  3. 2012 NFL Preview: Who Will Dethrone the New York Giants?

    It is the most fun time of the NFL season, where experts show their expertise by making predictions that are luckily ignored since most of the prognostication is terrible...

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  4. 2012 Buffalo Bills Season Preview: Is This the Year They Make the Playoffs?

    The Buffalo Bills have had the longest stretch of not making the playoffs of any team in the NFL . Just to give an idea of how agonizing the last dozen years have been, the second-most ...

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  5. Boston Red Sox's Blockbuster Trade: The Liverpool Effect

    The Boston Red Sox have pulled a blockbuster waiver trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers , shedding $262.5 million of future contracts ( according to ESPN ) in the process...

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  6. NBA Draft Lottery 2012: Where Will Kentucky's Anthony Davis Play?

    One of my favorite traditions in sports is set to take place on Wednesday night in the mecca of the sporting world: Secaucus, New Jersey. The NBA Draft Lottery is where franchise fortunes can change in an instant with the opening of an envelope...

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  7. 2012 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders Draft Preview Version 2

    Version one of the draft preview left out many variables when considering the path the Raiders will take this draft. One of the complaints was that I didn't factor in the compensatory picks while previewing the draft in August...

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  8. NCAA Tournament 2012: Was This the Worst Tournament Ever?

    I'm sure I will get a response stating that the 1947 NCAA tournament was a stinker and that this year's was way better. For the purpose of analysis, I will ask the question starting with when the tournament went to 64 teams, in 1985...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about over 2 years ago 1,131 reads 0 comments

  9. Peyton Manning: Why He Will Not Meet Expectations with the Denver Broncos

    Peyton Manning has learned the secret to earning a bigger contract in the NFL . Earn $26 million to not play in 2011, have multiple serious surgeries to a sensitive part of the ...

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  10. NCAA Tournament 2012: 10 Reasons Why It Is the Worst Ever

    This is going to be a bit of a challenge, especially since the headline insinuates that this year's tournament is worse than 2000. The 2000 NCAA Tournament is the Plan 9 From Outer Space of NCAA Tournaments...

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  11. NCAA Tournament 2012: March Madness Observations Day 1

    March Madness "madness" must be stuck at the airport. Day 1 usually sets the tone of the tournament, and if this is any indication of how the rest is going to go, oh no...

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  12. NCAA Tournament 2012: March Madness Viewing Guide

    Sports fans sometimes throw out the idea that the day after the Super Bowl should be considered a national holiday for men. I believe it should be the first Friday of the tournament...

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  13. NCAA Tournament Bracket Guide: 32 March Madness Bracket Tips

    This is the third edition of the guide to a better bracket, and I will point out some great notes I made, as well as kick myself for a few duds...

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  14. Joe Paterno and the Penn St. Scandal: From History to Unemployed in 12 Days

    Penn State didn't play last week, and their last game was a very memorable yet ugly win against Illinois. Silas Redd scored a touchdown with 1:08 left in the game, and Illinois missed a 42-year-old field goal at the end for a 10-7 Penn State win...

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  15. Andrew Luck Sweepstakes: Why the Miami Dolphins Are Looking To the NFL Draft

    The 2012 NFL Draft is still six months away, and it's probably too early in the season for teams to give up...

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  16. NFL Officiating Rant: The Giants Receiver Gave Himself Up?

    NFL Referees have a challenging job, and for the most part they are not set up to succeed. Part-time businessmen are assigned events worth millions of dollars to officiate athletes way bigger than they are...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about almost 3 years ago 1,732 reads 0 comments

  17. Red Sox and Braves Collapses: How Scott Proctor Was a Factor in Both

    The Boston Red Sox were in the ultimate bizarro sports scenario on Wednesday night. They wanted and needed the New York Yankees to win...

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  18. Buffalo Bills: How the Wall Street Journal Helped Them to a 2-0 Start

    Buffalo is not the first city most people think of when they hear the word confident. Far from it. Buffalo is known for snow, job loss, high taxes and four Super Bowl losses. Beef on WECK is nice though...

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  19. Buffalo Bills Season Preview 2011: Ryan Fitzpatrick Leads No. 1 Team in the NFL

    Ralph Wilson is a dish. For a franchise that hasn't been in the playoffs since the Music City Miracle, any positive news should be celebrated. Yes, the article in the Wall Street Journal may seem inconsequential at first...

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  20. Peyton Manning Neck Injury: How It Affects the 2011 NFL Playoff Predictions

    Peyton Manning had a neck fusion surgery on Thursday, according to multiple sources. What I wrote below was written on Wednesday night...

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  21. Oakland Raiders and Terrelle Pryor: Early 2012 NFL Draft Preview

    The Raiders march to the beat of their own drummer. They finally have a decent season and fire their coach. They did not ratify the recent collective bargaining agreement...

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  22. Why the Buffalo Bills Traded Their Star Receiver Lee Evans

    The Buffalo Bills were very quiet during the free agent frenzy after the lockout ended. The team felt very comfortable with the talent they had on hand, because they are the Bills, and talent evaluation isn't necessarily their strong point...

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  23. Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry: When New York and Boston Meet Gollum

    This weekend saw another heavily hyped battle between the Yankees and the Red Sox because they are rivals and have the two best records in the American League. It's not like they never play each other 18 times every year...

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  24. New York Islanders Nassau Referendum: Where Do They Go Next?

    Aug. 1 was set to be the day where the New York Islanders would turn over a new leaf in their franchise. It was to be the day the Nassau County voters agreed to a referendum to allow the NHL team to build a new arena to replace Nassau Coliseum...

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  25. Buffalo Bills Free Agency: What the Bills Need After Losing Posluszny

    The NFL is back, and for many cities the thoughts of winning a Super Bowl excite the fanbase. Not in Buffalo. Last year was exciting because they were much less awful than expected and showed heart despite lacking talent...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jeff Pencek about 3 years ago 2,427 reads 5 comments