Donovan’s Last Game

Landon Donovan is a US soccer legend.  He is the top scorer (57) and is top of the charts in assists.  He will go down as the best American soccer player in history. At the age of 32, Donovan has decided to retire.  Many believe that he has a few more years left in the […]

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Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Is Reinstated to the NFL

The Ray Rice case made news again this weekend as he won his appeal against the NFL and was awarded reinstatement into the league.  The crux of Rice’s argument is that the NFL subjected him to double-jeopardy when he was first suspended for 2 games, and then that suspension was increased without any new evidence […]

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All Eyes on Peterson

After Adrian Peterson’s controversial case regarding the whipping of his 4-year-old, the once perfect image of the NFL player became tarnished and his personal life, once ignored, became the next big news story. As the public face of the Vikings, Peterson has been expected to have a squeaky clean image, but now that this case […]

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Horror between the Hedges

The University of Georgia played their final regular season game of the 2014 season at home last weekend against their hated rival, Georgia Tech. The Bulldogs came into this game winning 12 of the last 13 times that these two teams have competed. Many thought that the favored Georgia team would extend their win streak […]

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Against NBA Superlatives and Comparison

There is a seemingly irresistible tendency, characteristic of NBA viewers, regarding the ordering and ranking of players. The premise is simple. If you (the casual fan) are moderately familiar with the NBA product, then you should be able to observe the individual players and assign superlatives or other descriptors according to your observation: worst, bad, […]

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