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NFL: NO FAIR LEAGUE

October 19, 2010 |

The NFL announced today that players would be fined and suspended starting this weekend for head shots. First off, it seems that the NFL is an extremely reactionary league in that a few players got laid out on Sunday (including Todd Heap), and suddenly they’re concerned about safety. However, the league specifically said that there [...]

Are they going to destroy all of our heros?

October 15, 2010 |

I liked Brett Favre for most of his career, and I still think he’s one of the greatest quarterbacks in history. However I soured on him in recent years when he forced us to go through this will he or won’t he play charade. Step up, make a decision, and stand behind it like a [...]

Why is officiating so bad across the board?

October 09, 2010 |

The first round of the baseball playoffs has brought more controversy with regard to officiating. Ron Gardenhire of the Twins and Joe Maddon of the Rays became the first managers to be thrown out of playoff games on the same day in MLB history. (For the record, I think that this is partially due to [...]

Do teams take on the personality of their fan bases?

October 04, 2010 |

Let me preface this by saying that not every team or fan base falls into this argument. However each city and each team in every sport is known for something in a sense. My question is whether or not these two things go hand-in-hand to a certain degree. First off, this can be a good [...]

Orioles officially improve year-over-year

October 02, 2010 |

You can probably make a lot of different analogies, but for the time being let’s just say that Buck Showalter is to Oriole fans what Optimus Prime must be to the Autobots in Transformers. Last season the Orioles finished 64-98, and most people (myself included) felt that the record would improve come 2010. When the [...]