1. With Open Victory, Phil Mickelson Scores One for All of Us

    Golfers aren't always known for their personalities or their ability to thrill a crowd. Jack Nicklaus was excellent for an astonishing period of time, but his golf was always precise and calculated...

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  2. The Eight Most Annoying Rules (or Lack Thereof) in Sports

    Rulebooks, as is true in the real world outside of sports, aren't perfect. The NFL recognizes this constantly...

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  3. College Sports: The Last Days of the Program Coach

    Mainstream college sports are a business these days (well, not for the players of course, but everybody else is making a mint)...

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  4. The Third Time Around, the WBC Will Not Be Ignored

    It is highly likely that baseball fans will not experience games this thrilling for another six months. This is late-September and early-October baseball...

    Tim Williams Written by Tim Williams about over 1 year ago 224 reads 1 comments

  5. 5 Last-Minute Moves Before MLB's Opening Day

    As spring training is in full swing and the World Baseball Classic kicks off Friday night, it’s clear baseball season is rapidly approaching...

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  6. The Beanpot: Boston's Perfect Super Bowl Hangover Remedy

    The weeks after Super Bowl Sunday can be difficult on a sports fan. Until the end of February, meaningful college basketball games are hard to come by, as so much hinges on conference tournament play at the end of the month...

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  7. Red Sox Paying a Premium for Chemistry, Depth

    In 2011 and 2012, the amount of bats in the lineup was not the problem that doomed the Boston Red Sox to missing the playoffs. Nobody would argue that the Red Sox did not have enough hitting in recent years...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: Some Outside Choices Make a Good Case for Manager

    The Bobby Valentine era ended quickly last night. After being crushed (and swept) by the rival New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox’ front office did not hesitate to inform their manager that he would not be back in 2013...

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  9. MLB: Handing Out Some Offbeat Awards

    Year-end awards in sports are getting a bit stale. Everybody is familiar with the MVP and the critical argument over the definition of “Valuable” in that paradigm...

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  10. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons Fans Should Calm Down

    2012 has been a difficult year for Red Sox fans to say the least. Murphy's Law has seemed to apply to the team this season, and there is no sign that the difficulties will clear up overnight...

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  11. Limit Stephen Strasburg? Prior Evidence Suggests It's a Good Idea

    Stephen Strasburg will not make it all the way through this season. That isn't news to anybody, thanks to the publicity that Mike Rizzo's innings cap has gotten this year...

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  12. EPL: American Sports Teams and the Poisoned Pitch

    Why should somebody who supports an American sports team support the English Premier League teams that their favorite teams' owners buy? When one looks deeper into these supposed ...

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  13. Roger Federer: Wimbledon 2012 Win Just Part of the Summer of the Villain

    One thing that has always made sports so entertaining is how sports fans have traditionally been so good at identifying the villains of sports...

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  14. Boston Red Sox: What Does a Franchise Owe to a Fan Favorite?

    Two Boston teams have displayed completely different strategies for managing their rosters. While the Celtics have largely kept their core of players together, the Red Sox have no problem dealing players who are fan favorites...

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  15. U.S. Open Golf 2012: Tiger Woods' Greatest Obstacle Is Golf Itself

    Since the Hydrant Incident and the unraveling of Tiger Woods ’ secret life, golf enthusiasts have wondered if the wizard-like golfing genius they had come to know was gone forever...

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  16. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Thunder-Heat Is Coach K's Nightmare Scenario

    Hey, Olympic fans: We need to start rooting for a Celtics-Spurs Final. Right now. Allow me to explain. Fact 1: The first games of Olympic Basketball begin on July 28. This is not new...

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  17. Boston Red Sox: With Some Help from Joe Maddon, the Red Sox Find Their Fight

    As a fan of the Boston Red Sox , I feel like I should thank Luke Scott and Joe Maddon for saving our season, at least for a week or two...

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