1. Opinions 26 September: Football and More

    We have a new World's Strongest Man...and it's an American! For the first time in 23 years, an American took home the World's Strongest man, meaning in twenty years, my ...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  2. Opinions 17 September: What a day!

    What a day we had in college football yesterday! After ESPN-so-called Separation Saturday (more on that later), we've seen some teams tank and some prove (or reprove) themselves...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  3. BCS Watch: Week Two, or Road to a Quagmire

    Call it a hunch, but the 2006-07 college football season cannot possibly end well for those who advocate maintaining the current Bowl Championship Series system...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 187 reads 1 comments

  4. Opinion: Liriano, Liriano

    To all twenty-five of the Minnesota Twins fans out there, I'm deeply sorry about Francesco Liriano, regarding his recent season. I completely empathize...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 442 reads 3 comments

  5. Opinions 10 September: College Football

    My New Top Ten, after week 2: 1. Ohio State - This is a no-brainer, folks. They won at Austin and held Texas to 7 points...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  6. Depression in Week 2: Life as an Illinois Fan

    Life as an Illinois football fan has been depressing the last few seasons, to say the least. Since Ron Turner decided to forego the annual ritual known as recruiting, the Illini talent base has been similar to that of a mid-level MAC team...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 251 reads 4 comments

  7. USA Basketball: Make a Choice, Please!

    When the U.S. Men's National Basketball team lost to Greece on September 1st, ensuring that Team USA would once again fly home without a championship, many of our nation's finest sports pundits immediately began the customary apologies...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 249 reads 3 comments

  8. Opinions 6 September: If...

    If there were no such things as preseason polls, and we eliminated all biases possible, would Notre Dame still be the 4th best team in the country? I'm sorry granted it was an ...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 300 reads 0 comments

  9. Opinions 27 August: Who Cares, Anyway?

    I quit caring about international basketball right after the - that is "the" as in singular or one - Dream Team got their gold medals in Barcelona. This isn't the World Cup, it's a cheap imitation, and it really has no value...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  10. I Don't Get Notre Dame

    Maybe it's because in my years of caring about college football, they've never had less than three losses. Maybe it's because they haven't won a national title in almost twenty years...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 524 reads 12 comments

  11. Opinions 21 August: Woja, Neifi, and, yes, Barbaro

    There's an article on ESPN.com today where Gene Woja. (You know who I'm talking about. Note: the reason the Polish get made fun of is because they lacked the common sense to ...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  12. Opinions Aug 16: You Can't Make This Stuff Up

    In another addition to my "everything you make up about athletes will fail to match reality" file, former Terp and Bobcat Lonny Baxter was arrested at 2:30 this morning for firing shots from his vehicle...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 270 reads 1 comments

  13. Big 10 Preview: QBs and New Breezes

    This year, there seem to be two reigning currents in Big Ten Conference football in 2006. At one end of the conference sits an elite quartet of proven signal callers looking to lead their teams to Pasadena...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 202 reads 2 comments

  14. Opinions 8 August: From Liriano to Landis to the Rest of the Frickin' World

    Well, according to the latest radio buzzings I've been hearing, Twins superace Francesco Liriano is going to be needing Tommy John surgury...Hey, Kerry Wood, looks like someone's going to be joining your table soon...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  15. Trading Deadline Scorecard

    A week ago, I wrote an article about my disappointment in the trading deadline "frenzy" the last few years and firmly believed this year's edition would be similar...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 166 reads 1 comments

  16. Pre-Season College Poll

    1. Ohio State Too much returning talent on one of the best teams in the country last year. 2. Oklahoma Too much talent, period. 3. Texas Don't be fooled by Vince Young's departure; Mack Brown still has a stocked roster...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 230 reads 0 comments

  17. Trading Deadline Blues

    Every year, the trading deadline depresses me. I look forward to it, and then my expectations are almost never met—which is pretty much the story of my life as an eternally optimistic Cubs fan...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 176 reads 5 comments

  18. Opinions 31 July - Phils and ESPN

    I didn't expect Bobby Abreu to get traded. Looks like I was partially wrong, and two big players did switch teams (completely shocked by the Carlos Lee deal...I think I'm going to write an article on this)...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about almost 8 years ago 198 reads 0 comments

  19. Opinions 27 July

    Jerry Porter of my beloved-like-a-naughty-child Oakland Raiders wants a trade because he doesn't see eye-to-eye with new coach Art Shell . Shell's response is that there's nothing unusual at work there...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 449 reads 0 comments

  20. Floyd's a Doper! Eh...

    In the news today, it was announced that recent Tour de France champion Floyd Landis tested positive for high levels of testosterone after his incredible 17th-stage comeback...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 155 reads 6 comments

  21. Opinions 22 July

    Today there's a column on the Boo-Ya! network's website about team USA basketball. The headline? "Team USA Should Focus on Winning...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  22. Opinions 20 July

    Sammy Sosa is apparently "young," "happy," and "not retired." Good for him! The thing is, Sammy, you're really like 42, you look more and more like ...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 225 reads 0 comments

  23. What Good is a Verbal Commitment?

    It seems like every year, an ethical quagmire springs up in the hellish and cutthroat world of college basketball recruiting. Over the past year, it's been questions about the role of text messaging in contacting recruits...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 6,464 reads 0 comments

  24. Opinions 17 July

    There was a story today about Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro and his continual battle to survive. As much as I want to scoff at all the attention he gets as a horse while real human ...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 374 reads 2 comments

  25. Opinions 14 July

    Terrell Owens said today that apparently he didn't say something printed in his own autobiography. You know, sometimes it seems like the idiot caricatures you see of athletes ...

    Mordecai Browner Written by Mordecai Browner about 8 years ago 420 reads 2 comments