1. Why Fighting Is a Good Thing

    I don’t want to say that the fight in the Stanley Cup Finals between heavyweights Henrik Zetterberg and Evgeni Malkin reminded me of old time hockey, because it didn’t. It didn’t even remind me of high school hockey...

    Walter Gibson www.dbbsports.com Written by Walter Gibson www.dbbsports.com about over 5 years ago 472 reads 2 comments

  2. Hockey Is Lame, Bowling Is Sweet

    It appears as though I owe NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman an apology. Or at least some sort of retraction. I’ve frequently dumped on Bettman as the single dumbest person in the sporting world...

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  3. Detroit Lions (Should) Request Game In London

    I heard a rumor the NFL is considering adding a second regular season game in London for 2010. Really? We know the teams will hate it...

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  4. Thank God For The Jack-Ass

    Thank God for Manny Ramirez. If that jack-ass hadn’t been suspended for 50 games for taking steroids…What? It wasn’t steroids? It was a female fertility drug which ...

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  5. Soccer Has The Best Sports Clich├ęs Ever

    Soccer players aren’t traded from one team to another. They’re bought. Sold by one club to another. It’s one of many differences between soccer and, say, baseball...

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  6. Now Not Playing: The NHL Playoffs

    I’m a Red Wings fan. From before the Russian invasion. From before the Swedish invasion. I was going to The Joe before Yzerman skated his way to the Conn Smythe trophy, before Probert ...

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  7. What The Red Devils Can Learn From The Reds

    As spring training rolled around, rumors surfaced that Tom Hicks was looking to sell his shares in the Texas Rangers...

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  8. Why You Should Take MSU With 7.5

    “Jim, this is exactly where Connecticut did not wanna be.” Color commentators get paid good money to make insightful comments. This wasn’t one of them...

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  9. Filling Shaq's Shoes Can't Be That Hard

    When Shaquille O’Neal had had enough in the midst of the Suns recent loss to the Trailblazers, he decided to speak up. To teammate Robin Lopez.“If you’re going to be a big man, be a big man,” he told the rookie...

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  10. Is The MLS Really Getting That Good?

    No.People who don’t know soccer often ask about the MLS. Is it any good? How does it compare to soccer in Europe?No it’s not. And it doesn’t.People who do know soccer would never ask...

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  11. Stupid Athletes Or Stupid Rules? Baseball Mercy Rule The Latest Offender

    It seems a lot of professional athletes don’t know the rules to the games they get paid millions to play. But before you deal the stupid athlete card, just remember the same holds true for Wall Street wizards...

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  12. The Beckham Chronicles: A Gibson Translation

    David Beckham is committed to the LA Galaxy. I know, because he said so in an interview yesterday. Five times.Say you don’t care if you want and smackback with lines of ZZZZZZZZ’s, ...

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  13. Mountain Climbing Really Is A Sport

    A sport that blows, that is. And if you don’t even want to call it a sport, I’m okay with that too. Where’s the ball? Where’s the net? What about the other team, the ...

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  14. The Night Before Christmas

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the landBig sport stars were screaming with denial and demand. Give me ten, no twenty, no ninety-eight million,Cried Manny Ramirez...

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  15. Appearances Matter in the NBA

    For the record, I’m not a fan of the cheap shot. There are plenty of opportunities to take someone out with a clean shot in most sports, so the cheap shot is, well, cheap...

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  16. Why Allen Iverson Doesn't Work in Detroit

    Some things are well known and obvious: The Lions suck; Charles Barkely has a big mouth; Scarlett Johansson is hot...

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  17. Athletes' IQ Scores a 'Travashamockery'

    Has anyone else noticed all the ad banners on espn.com and SI.com for IQ tests? They tell you the IQs of athletes—Tebow 127, Favre 104, Gretzky 131, Longhorns 105.‘Tests confirm Favre has lower IQ score than stupid grazing animal...

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