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Language Can't Be A Barrier

Should players who come from other countries, to the United States. to play professional sports, be forced to learn the language? That’s a recent discussion when it comes to baseball and some foreign players. Phillies CF Odubel Herrera and Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka both have very little... Read More
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D U tIger

Tiger Woods was found asleep at the wheel. That seems to be a bit an appropriate metaphor for his career in the current day wouldn’t ya say? While Golf’s former world #1 wasn’t drunk, as a matter of fact he blew a 0.00, he was indeed impaired and he had to have known it…or at least had some idea... Read More
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Harper's Cockiness Makes Him A Target

The Harper / Strickland brawl that sparked the benches clearing between the Washington Nationals and the San Francisco Giants was one of the better fights that baseball has seen in a while. However, there are a few points to note regarding this melee. 1. When the Nationals Bryce Harper charged the... Read More
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Warriors Clinch History

When Steph Curry brought the ball up the court, had a crossover dribble to the left, then spun to the right around the Spurs Jonathan Simmons and capped off the highlight move by miraculously hitting a layup, high off the glass, as he fell to the floor….well, it was over and the Spurs looked as if... Read More
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The Big Beard Of Power Is Clean

The Brewers Eric Thames has come back to Major League Baseball in a big way. He has slugged 11 home runs and we’re still in April my friends. Now, he’s owned Cincinnati Reds pitching with 8 of those dingers but that’s beside the point. After slugging in obscurity in the Korean Baseball League, and... Read More
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With The 29th Pick In The 2017 Draft

Ted Thompson’s recent drafts haven’t really produced that special player, at least not yet. Now, those last 2 draft classes really can’t be judged for another year or two but one thing we can say is that Aaron Rodgers', Nick Collins', Clay Matthews' type talent hasn’t surfaced. The Packers are in... Read More
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Mommy Serena Will Be Back

The big story of the day, Aaron Hernandez killed himself. Move on, nothing more to see here. So let’s talk about the positive, the success and the good in life…..or life in general. At the age of 35, the 23 time major champion, Serena Williams has announced that she’s pregnant. In addition to the... Read More
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Fixing Everything In The Draft Is Unlikely

We are 2 weeks away from the 2017 NFL Draft. The Green Bay Packers will soon be on the clock and the angst of every Packers fan will be running high. Why? Because without an upgraded defense, there’s only so much Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense can do in regards to getting Green Bay to... Read More
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NCAA Investigation Of UNC; Disgusting

The University of North Carolina is only 9 days away from winning the NCAA tourney. Some, love the Tar Heels. Others, let’s just say they’re not Tar Heel fans. The rest, think the Tar Heels, and their head coach Roy Williams, are cheaters who didn’t deserve to even be in the tourney in the first... Read More
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2017 Has Arrived For The Cubs And Their Fans

The Chicago Cubs have raised their banner and celebrated their world series. 108 years of toil, anonymity, monikers of losing, jokes and strife have now ended. And so a new era begins. One of defense, being the hunted and hopeful repetition. A dynasty in the making? Who knows? Time will tell. Time... Read More