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Mar 28

Jeff Pearlman: Macho Man

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So this is sort of weird, but earlier today SI.com posted a profile of Randy (Macho Man) Savage by a writer named Justin Barrasso. And it was very well done, and is certainly worth your time. But as soon as I saw it I thought, “Um … what?” Because much of it concerns Savage’s early …

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Mar 28

NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

Hail to the Hawks: The Atlanta Hawks’ 99-86 win over the Miami Heat combined with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 106-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets to clinch the No. 1 seed for the Hawks (on 2 Chainz Night, no less!). The result has seemingly been a foregone conclusion since Atlanta took control of the conference several …

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Mar 28

The Landry Hat: Is This SEC Quarterback In The Dallas Cowboys Draft Plans?

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Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones stirred the media pot a bit this week at the NFL’s annual owner’s meeting when he broached the idea of drafting a quarterback. Consequently, at nearly the same time, the Cowboys held a private workout with a certain SEC quarterback. Jones and the rest of the Cowboys’ …

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Mar 24

Rumors & Rants: Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

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Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That’s a thing that is actually happening. I’ll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander*will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington Nationals. Colon won the …

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Mar 18

Jeff Pearlman: My life as a college newspaper editor

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I didn’t play lacrosse and I had no muscles. So why was I cocky enough to pose like this? Last night, while jumping around the information superhighway, I realized that The Review, my college newspaper, has most of its archives online. I proceeded to spend the next, oh, two hours digging in. The experience brought …

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Mar 10

Saints Trade TE Graham to Seahawks for C Unger

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The Saints had to work to get under the salary cap, and offered some guys up in trade to try to get there. But one name no one expected to be mentioned was tight end Jimmy Graham. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints included Graham’s name among the list of players …

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Mar 03

Geeking Football: NFL Mock Draft Update

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The scouting combine has passed and the NFL Draft season moves toward Free Agency. Many mock drafts at this time will reflect players who started to create some separation at the combine. Once free agency starts, team needs will start to take shape as teams lose, let go, and acquire players. So that brings us …

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Feb 27

Nobody Asked Me, But….: My Take on Adrian Peterson

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I originally posted this on a Vikings fan site, but thought it was of sufficient general interest that you guys might enjoy it, too. “Nobody Asked Me, But….”: I think I should just start a blog named that, but there probably is one already. But I digress….. Let me start by saying that I don’t …

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Feb 25

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as B.S.

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It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle. Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule stating a batter must keep …

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Feb 25

Who Is The Face of Major League Baseball

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Who is the face of Major League Baseball? When posed to any other sport today it is a question that is rather quickly solved. NBA? LeBron James. NFL? Peyton Manning. NHL? Sidney Crosby. Boxing? Floyd Mayweather. Soccer? Cristiano Ronaldo. Even faux sports like WWE it’s easy with John Cena. There is a guy to run …

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