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NBA: The Curious Case of Chris Paul

The New Orleans Hornets started the season 8-0. Prior to losing their first game they were the only unbeaten team left in the NBA, and Chris Paul was playing lights out. Currently, they lead San Antonio and Dallas teams that are getting absolutely no press, but this isn’t the Hornets[…]

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Stop Hating On King Felix

Felix Hernandez won the American League Cy Young award.  Yep, that Felix Hernandez.  The one who plays for the woeful Seattle Mariners. 21 of 28 voters gave him a first-place vote in a watershed year for the award.  Why? Felix only won 13 games.  He was 13-12 for the Mariners[…]

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The SEC’s BCS Formula

  The last four BCS national champions have all come from the SEC, and the way the conference has played makes you think they must have a formula. There must be some way that they keep winning national titles. They don’t have a formula – they have parity. They have[…]

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NFL Week 11 Picks and Predictions

Coach Potato Blitz: Week 11 Predictions NFL Week 11, I will try to predict the games correctly in a season that has been anything but predictable – the Raiders, Buccaneers, Chiefs, and Seahawks all have winning records. However, I believe this is the weekend where the league will start to[…]

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Drop the Puck: Week Six

Some familiar franchises got hot during week six of the 2010-2011 National Hockey League season, pushing some annual playoff powerhouses to the top of the standings, while the NHL’s doormats continued getting trampled-on. Firing on the Island With a winless streak reaching 10 games and the New York Islanders mired[…]

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Media and Technology are Changing the Rules for Athletes’ Lives

Thanks to technology, communication has become effortless. With a few brisk strokes of those opposable thumbs, the lives of professional athletes can be changed. Social media and technology have become avenues for major media markets to pull skeletons from the closets of some of the biggest names in sports. The[…]

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Fit Motherhood Day 29: The Moment of Truth

There are times when you don’t feel like being honest, because being honest feels like admitting failure (or what seems like failure, at least). Since my last update I’ve made the choices that I believe were the best for the baby and myself, but weren’t successful in terms of the[…]

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Non-Conference Crap In November

This week we had Auburn take on Georgia and win in a shootout.  Oregon had to tangle with a pesky Cal team that only lost by two points.  (This Oregon team is the same one that scores about 60 points a game.) South Carolina had to beat Florida in “The[…]

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