Terry Francona Takes the Blame In the End of His Regime

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He was an hour earlier than expected for his meeting with the Red Sox, which was absolutely acceptable by the franchise. When Terry Francona drove his 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL65 AMG to Fenway Park for a lengthy meeting with general manager Theo Epstein and team executives, he probably felt the tension, given the September orgy […]

Fox Sports Sues Dodgers to End TV Rights

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Fox Sports sued the Dodgers late Tuesday due to the proposed television rights sale that owner Frank McCourt claimed is his solution to break away from bankruptcy. Just recently, Fox Sports Net West requested for a Delaware bankruptcy judge to turn down proposed sales of the Dodgers’ television rights, after the team have breached their […]

Brendan Shanahan — It’s About Time

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Where was this all along? For over a decade fans and players have had to deal with the fingernails on the chalkboard inconsistency and spinelessness of Colin Campbell as NHL’s principal disciplinarian. Not anymore. The saviour is here and his name is Brendan Shanahan. Following James Wisniewski’s excessively late hit on Minnesota Wild forward Cal […]

Wingspan: What Qualifies as “Freakish” in the NBA?

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Every June during the NBA Draft, we routinely hear Jay Bilas gush about the crazy arm length that incoming NBA prospects possess. This year Bilas mixed up his body part wonderment and analysis, but it’s a considerable part of the job as wingspan is largely the focus of most prospects outside of size, weight, athleticism […]

Arvydas Sabonis Suffers A Heart Attack

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Former Portland Trailblazers big man Arvydas Sabonis suffered a heart attack in his native country of Lithuania while playing basketball. He was rushed to the hospital and is believed to be in stable condition. The Trailblazers issued a press release confirming Sabonis’ status. “The Portland Trail Blazers have confirmed that Arvydas Sabonis has been hospitalized after suffering […]

Thoughts From Doc Gooden

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Since he has lots of idle time on his hands, Doc Gooden has lots of random thoughts going through his mind. About what, I don’t know. Except for this tidbit that he somehow has an “inside scoop” on where Albert Pujols may land in free agency. Look for Albert Pujols to follow Ozzie Guillen to Florida […]

It’s Only Fair for Vick to Blame Himself

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There’s something disturbingly troubling about Michael Vick. The more he is paid, the more he suffers a siege of injuries, which undermines the “Dream Team” and the Philadelphia Eagles in flourishing among the most unpredictable NFC East contender. In the aftermath of Vick’s diagnosis, he sustained a bruised right hand and not nearly worth the […]

How Can You Not Laugh?

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Actually, I’m pointing and laughing. The AL East hatred of the Yankees and Red Sox almost goes hand in hand. If you don’t live in either city, it’s likely that you have developed a passion for rooting against these two perennial powerhouse teams. Every year it’s like having The Joker and Two Face separately wreak […]

Lions Are Roaring to Scare Rest of the League

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The afternoon was a wave of satisfaction, building upon an identity on the road as the Detroit Lions played perfectly and validated a renaissance in the Motor City, and finally fans grasp a sense of aspiration. The wonderful thing is, the Lions are no longer helpless, no longer the biggest disgrace or the worst franchise, […]

Eli Manning Excels, Eagles Struggle as Giants Win 29-16

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With Michael Vick back from a concussion, we expected the Eagles to get a win over the New York Giants after a close loss to the Atlanta Falcons, where Vick left the game due to the injury. But things got worse for Vick in this one. The first drive for the Eagles started off with […]