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The Rumors and Rants Stanley Cup Playoff Roundup

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Has it really been that long since we last met to discuss these fine playoffs? Well I guess so. There was the weekend. And that whole virus thing we had going on here, but other than that things are swell. So, back to the hockey. Lots of great games to go ...

The Rumors and Rants Stanley Cup Playoff Roundup

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Here we are, back again for the Stanley Cup roundup. The best is yet to come for those of us that live around the Chicago area and are ready to see what the Blackhawks are going to do. But seriously, there have been some great...GREAT...opening games in the conference quarterfinals. Odds are ...

The Rumors and Rants Stanley Cup Playoff Roundup

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Here's the question, if it's not on national television like, say, ESPN, do you even notice the Stanley Cup Playoffs are going on? We're going to go out on a limb and say you do, barely. But just in case you're not paying particularly close attention to what Barry Melrose has ...

Welcome to the Playoffs, Chicago Bulls

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Well this should be fun. The Chicago Bulls clinched the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a win over Charlotte on Wednesday and earned the right to play LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Isn't that just dandy. Because, seriously, even though the Bulls went 2-2 against the Cavs ...

Poor Doc Gooden Just Can’t Kick the Habit

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

BREAKING NEWS: Doc Gooden, former pitching prodigy of the New York Mets whose career was derailed by injury and substance abuse, is still, apparently, abusing said substances. OK, so, not really breaking in terms of yeah, we know he has drug problems. More like, wow, really? Again? The latest faux pas is ...

Jim Sorgi Must Like Himself Some Manning

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Few outside Indianapolis or the greater metropolitan area probably know who Jim Sorgi is or what he's done for the last six seasons. The reason is simple: Sorgi has been backup to Peyton Manning, which means he's done little other than hold a clip board, run the scout team and perhaps ...

Fear Not Twins Fans, Losing Nathan Isn’t So Bad

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

So it sounds like Joe Nathan, one of the elite closers in baseball, is heading toward the inevitable Tommy John surgery after suffering a "significant tear" in his throwing elbow. It's never good when you lose a guy who has had no less than 36 saves and no worse than a ...

So, Yeah, Canada is Still Good at Hockey

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Did everyone see that Wednesday night? Seriously, did you see how Canada completely dismantled a very talented group of Russian hockey players? At some point during Canada's 7-3 win, did you ever think what the score would have been against Team USA if the Canadians played with the same mix of ...