Category Archives: Sports

Here’s Why The Rams Should Select Carson Wentz Over Jared Goff In The NFL Draft

What’s in a quarterback’s name? More than you think. If the Los Angeles Rams are smart, they’ll pick Carson Wentz over Jared Goff in this week’s NFL Draft. I base this not on any scouting data – though we’ve seen … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Sports Are More Important Than Politics

Are you tired of being told that the sports you watch are inconsequential and that athletes are overpaid? Sick of being lectured for not paying sufficient attention to the “issues that matter”? Good news: By ignoring the sad displays of … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Geography

Which places have hosted the most Super Bowls? The fewest? Which teams have traveled the farthest to play in it? It’s time to take a look at the numbers behind the biggest traveling roadshow of them all. This Sunday, Super … Continue reading

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Here Comes Football – 2013 NFL Preview

Read my 2013 NFL “Preview” at The Fanzine. It’s jam-packed with Jeopardy knowledge. Just don’t expect any reliable predictions.

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The Tonawanda Kardex: The NFL’s Only True One-And-Done Team

Today will be the first full Sunday of games in the National Football League, as its 93rd season begins in earnest. Fans will pay hundreds of dollars for tickets and teams will reap millions (the league, billions), and games will … Continue reading

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The (One Time) Champ: How Jon Voight Is The Milwaukee Bucks of Acting, And Vice-Versa

Being a Milwaukee Bucks fan is tough. With the 2012 NBA Draft supposedly stocked with talent, the Bucks played just mediocre enough last season to have a .7% chance of stealing the number one overall pick in this Wednesday’s NBA … Continue reading

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Super Bowl & NFL Wrap-up

At some point in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl forty-six, the Patriots were leading by two points and on the march. There were maybe five minutes left. A touchdown would put them up by nine, exactly the amount by … Continue reading

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Who Will Win Super Bowl 46?

I admire the way the New York Football Giants have marched through the postseason. You can pretty much toss out their up-and-down regular season results at this point. In the postseason, the Giants punched Atlanta and Green Bay in their … Continue reading

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NFL Conference Championship Picks

Baltimore at New England The Pick: New England Why I’m right: The Patriots’ defense isn’t going to shut anybody down, but Joe Flacco isn’t going to pick them apart, either; Tom Brady won’t throw six touchdowns Sunday, but he’ll win … Continue reading

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NFL Divisional Round Picks

New Orleans at San Francisco I know, I know. The Saints are playing better than any team right now. But the 49ers are only marginally less efficient passing and far better defending the pass. They’re playing a home playoff game … Continue reading

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