1. One-on-One With the Up-and-Coming Joe Staley

    I recently sat down with one of my favorite NFL players, and a fellow Central Michigan alum, Joe Staley, Left Tackle for the San Francisco 49ers. Mr...

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  2. Believe In Now: My Mock Interview With Calvin Johnson

    Hey Calvin, thanks for meeting with me. You are much bigger in person, goodness! I have written down a list of tough questions for you to answer, so let's get right to it...

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  3. From Small Colleges to the NFL, Part III: Top 10

    In the final edition of this three part series, we take a look at the top ten small time college players who made it to the big show...

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  4. Part II: From Small Time to Prime Time: Nos. 51-11

    I hope you enjoyed part I of this two part series. I can imagine a lot of you were wondering if I omitted some players from my list or if they were merely ranked in my top half. I invite you to take a gander at the second part of the list...

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  5. From Small Time to Prime Time: The 100 Best NFL Players Who Did Not Attend a Division I School of the Past 25 Years: #100-52

    As I was watching the draft a couple of weekends ago, there were several names that went across the ticker that I hadn't ever heard of. When your team selects a player that you have never heard of, it's hard to be positive about this news...

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  6. Overrated? I Think Not. The NFL's All-Big Ten Team

    The Big Ten conference has been much maligned over the past few years because of its poor performances in BCS bowls. The majority of the nation despises watching "Big Ten football" because it is low scoring and very physical...

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  7. Restore The Roar: Fathomable Expectations For The 2009 Detroit Lions

    I'm not one to beat around the bush, so here it is; The 2008 season for the Detroit Lions was a disappointment. Shocking statement, I know. But seriously, has there ever been a more talented team to go winless in a season? I can't think of one...

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  8. What's Next for the Detroit Pistons?

    For the past six years, the fans of the Detroit Pistons have been spoiled. The regular season had become meaningless, as had the first two rounds of the NBA Playoffs...

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  9. The Best Draft Classes of Each NFL Team; Modern Draft Era

    Each team in the NFL has had its good and not so good moments in the NFL Draft. I have already chronicled some of the biggest draft busts in NFL history, now it's time to look at each team's best draft class...

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  10. The NFL's All-MAC Team: Mid-Major Schools, Major Talent

    The NFL Draft is a wonderful event for players and NFL franchises, but it is also good publicity for the universities that the players are selected from. We all know the traditional powerhouses, such as USC, Miami, Ohio State, LSU and so on...

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  11. The NFL's 25 Best Undrafted Players of All Time

    The NFL Draft is one of the most exciting off the field event on the sports calendar. It is exciting because every team is involved, and, as fans, every pick generates interest somewhere...

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  12. Death, Taxes, NFL Draft Busts: A Team-By-Team Look at Underachievers

    There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and draft busts. It happens to every team at some point and time. The NFL Draft, especially the first round, can make or break your franchise for years and years...

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  13. It's Going To Be a Long Summer for the Detroit Tigers

    Trust me, I am not the type of guy to panic this early into a season. Baseball is a sport where a team can have a really bad first month or two and still be in the hunt come September...

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  14. There's No "I"-verson In Team

    Back in the summer of 2004, shortly after the Detroit Pistons won the NBA Championship, I went to a local sporting goods store and purchased a pair of basketball shoes...

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  15. A Message from Tom Izzo: It's Time To Shine

    Back in my high school days in Saginaw, MI, I remember how nervous I would get before a big game. I would pace back and forth, think about all of the plays we ran in practice, go over the game plan in my head, anything I could do to put my mind at ease..

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  16. The 15 Greatest Draft Picks of the Last 25 Years: Detroit Lions

    Let's face it, the Detroit Lions are one of the worst franchises in the NFL. They have been for some time. Over the last 25 years, they have made some head scratching decisions in the NFL Draft...

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  17. Please...Continue to Disrespect the Michigan State Spartans

    Is this really happening? Are the Michigan State Spartans, the glistening flower amongst all of the Big Ten dandelions, really in the Final Four? It wasn't supposed to be like this...

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  18. The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

    Dear Football, I can't stop thinking about you. It's been two long months, and I know that there is still so long to go. You constantly are teasing me. I see you on the television, I read about you, I fantasize about you...

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  19. Ho-Hum: Another Sweet 16 for Michigan State

    In eight of the last 11 years, the Michigan State Spartans have found themselves in the Sweet Sixteen. That's about 73 percent, or three out of every four appearances in the Big Dance...

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  20. Why the MSU Spartans Will Cruise to the Final Four

    When the Selection Show was finished and I printed off my first fresh bracket of 2009, something struck me as I looked at the match-ups: Michigan State has it made in the shade...

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  21. 2009 Mock Draft: Hall of Fame Edition

    Everyone has a mock draft out there. For the most part, they are all very similar. Don't get me wrong, I can't get enough draft coverage, but after a while there really isn't anything new...

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  22. Detroit Pistons: Analyzing Their Stretch Run

    This Pistons' season has been unlike any we have seen in the past decade. Rarely have we seen this much inconsistency in a season. Lately, however, the Pistons that we have grown to know and love have peeked around the corner...

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  23. Chuck Daly: The Ultimate Bad Boy

    Anyone with any type of connection to the Detroit Pistons will tell you that the greatest coach in the franchise's robust history is one Chuck Daly...

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  24. Tom Izzo: Don't Hesitate, Shave Your Dome ASAP

    As the final seconds ticked away in Michigan State's 64-59 victory in Indiana on Tuesday, Tom Izzo had a bittersweet taste in his mouth. Back in the fall, Izzo, during an on-campus campout for Izzone tickets, made a bald, I mean bold, statement...

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  25. A Second Opinion: The 20 Hottest Females in Sports

    Men love sports. Men love looking at beautiful women. Put the two together and you have a match made in man-heaven. Let's face it, women's sports don't get the fanfare that it deserves...

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