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Duncan Keith is Playoff Hockey

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Upon reflection, we're still pretty pumped about the Chicago Blackhawks making their way into the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1992. Not only did they do it for the first time in a good while, they did it in impressive fashion with a sweep of the San Jose ...

Collins a Perfect Fit for the Lowly 76ers

Friday, May 21st, 2010

First let me start by saying Doug Collins will be missed at the TNT announcer's table during NBA games. That said, the Philadelphia 76ers have made a strong, safe choice for their new head coach. The 58-year old Collins is kind of like what John Madden used to be -- a ...

Favre’s Future Rests With Southern Miss Baseball

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Do you know whether Brett Favre is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings for one more year? Let me go ahead and answer. No, you don't. Nobody has any idea, probably not even Favre himself. Will he be able to put another season-ending interception (that a way Tracy Porter!) behind him? ...

So We Should Stop Doubting Montreal Now, Right?

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

By now you know the news: The Montreal Canadiens pulled off their second upset of epic proportions in the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday by toppling Pittsburgh, 5-2, in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Not exactly the way Sidney Crosby and the boys wanted the franchise's last game in historic ...

Long Live the Jaroslav Halak

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Have you learned how to pronounce Jaroslav Halak yet? If not, it's about time you add some Czech (or Slovak, depending on how you roll) to your vocabulary. The Slovakian* goaltender is crafting a special playoff performance for the Montreal Canadiens, first by willing them past top-seeded Washington in the Eastern ...

An Ode to Robin Roberts

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

It is a truly sad day in Philadelphia. No, not because the Flyers are down 3-0 in their series against Boston. And not because some other idiot ran onto the field at a Phillies game and got tasered. That would just be funny. It's because former Phillie standout and Hall of Fame ...

Once Again, Sidney Crosby Outdoes Ovechkin

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

First, let's start with a general premise: National Hockey League playoff series are often unpredictable and sometimes just flat out wild. That doesn't mean anybody thought the top-seeded Washington Capitals would choke away a 3-1 lead to the Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, culminating in a 2-1 loss in ...

How to Deal with a Heckler by Duncan Keith

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

So you might have heard that they Chicago Blackhawks rallied dispatched the Nashville Predators on Monday to move onto the Western Conference semifinals against Vancouver. That's good news. You also might have heard that Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith is a finalist for the Norris Trophy, which is awarded annually to the ...