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The Unforgettable Troy Tulowitzki

You shouldn’t feel bad for Troy Tulowitzki, the impossibly gifted shortstop from California. His tale is not unique – there are countless once-promising athletes who succumbed to relentless injuries. He... Read more

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Should You Draft A Big Wide Receiver In The First Round?

Now is a fascinating time to take stock of the future of the wide receiver position at the NFL level. On a broad level, Andy Reid’s quote that the college... Read more

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The MLB Has a Competitive Balance Issue, and It’s Related to Money and Payroll Inequalities

At the end of the 2019 regular season, the top four records in Major League Baseball should not have been a surprise: the Astros, Dodgers, Yankees, and Twins all put... Read more

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Breaking Down The Impossible: Bartolo Colón’s Home Run

On March 7th 2016, Bartolo Colón solidified his place as one of the most memorable players of the past few decades when, with one marvelous swing, he hit the first,... Read more

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Using NHL General Managers’ Trading Preferences To Determine, Among Other Things, If Short Guys Really Are Cagier In Negotiations

Complaining about a short, tyrannical schoolmaster, Paul Baumer, the protagonist of Erich Maria Remarque’s World War I classic All Quiet on the Western Front, remarks: “It is very queer that... Read more

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Each NBA Team’s Worst Draft Pick of the Last Decade: Western Conference

Over this last decade there have been a plethora of great and not-so-great draft picks made in the NBA Draft. From high potential busts, late-round sleepers, to sure-thing star players,... Read more

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Each NBA Team’s Worst Draft Pick of the Last Decade: Eastern Conference

Over this last decade there have been a plethora of great and not-so-great draft picks made in the NBA Draft. From high potential busts, late-round sleepers, to sure-thing star players,... Read more

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What does Zion’s Return Means for Lonzo?

On Wednesday January 22, Zion Williamson lived up to the years of hype as he made his NBA debut against the San Antonio Spurs. While his highlight-reel dunks did not... Read more

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Release The Kraken: NHL Seattle Franchise Name Rumors Continue To Grow

With the new NHL franchise in Seattle set to begin play in the Emerald City in a little over one and a half years, rumors continue to swirl around the... Read more

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Should Fans be able to vote for All-Stars?

Before I start on this topic, I would like to admit that I voted for rookie Tacko Fall to be an NBA All-Star. It was definitely one of the lower... Read more

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Super Bowl LIV Preview

“It starts with a whistle, and ends with a gun. Sixty minutes of action, from kickoff to touchdown. This is Pro Football. The sport of all time.” – John Facenda... Read more

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The Boston Pride Are Unstoppable, Even After Their First Loss Of The Season

The Boston Pride lost Saturday, 4-3, on the road to the Minnesota Whitecaps. That might be a fairly unremarkable sentence if it weren’t the team’s first loss of the season,... Read more

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What Kobe Means To Us

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, former Lakers superstar guard Kobe Bryant died tragically in a helicopter crash along with eight other passengers, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Bryant shaped a... Read more

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Staying Hot: Better than Expected: The Miami Heat’s Underrated Foundation of Development

When Lebron James left the Miami Heat in the summer of 2014 to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Heat still felt optimistic regarding their future as All-Stars Chris Bosh and... Read more

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What Happened to the Devils this Season?

The hype was certainly there. In a preseason article, ten out of twenty analysts had the Devils making the playoffs, with most predictions placing them in a top three spot... Read more

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10 things about Klay Thompson

My opening caveat: Yeah, I get it. You don’t feel sorry for me. Yes, I am a Warriors fan, and I know that some part of you is gleeful as... Read more

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Man City vs Manchester Untied Carabao Cup Semi-Final Leg 1 Recap

Heading into the new year, Manchester United has come out on top against their noisy neighbors Manchester City 74 times, drawing 52, and losing 53. Man City has been dominant... Read more

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Tokyo Olympics – Women’s Soccer

In seven months, the world’s best will be back in action for another mouthwatering international tournament. The seventh edition of the Women’s Olympic tournament will take place in Japan and... Read more

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There’s Always Next Year: MLB Playoff Droughts and A New Decade

While some MLB franchises seem to be annual contenders every October, others are in the midst of playoff droughts, some even old enough to vote in elections. Spring training starts... Read more

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The World XI 2010-2019

The last decade has seen no shortage of spectacular moments in world football.  Andres Iniesta’s goal for Spain in the 2010 World Cup Final kicked off the decade with one... Read more