Archive for September, 2009

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I couldn’t decide on an article topic today, so I’m rolling with five shorter ones in one (what a deal!). I could see this becoming a more common theme here as I struggle for writing time at work, and this style is invariably easier to chip away at. Name suggestions for this style of article [...]

Please Welcome Me Back to NHL Fanhood

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Blake Murphy in Blake Murphy, Hockey

Hockey…I’m back. No, seriously this time, I mean it. I’m back again…for the very first time. Allow me to take you back to give you a better grasp of just how grandiose a statement this is. And it is, trust. As a kid, I was 100% hockey all the time. And I don’t mean just [...]

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T-Smith is back writing at Hoops Addict as the season approaches. For you, this means good basketball reading once again. Today, he looks at Kevin Garnett’s importance to the Celtics for this year. Check it out!

Tim Tebow: Jaguar Savior?

Posted: 17th September 2009 by Blake Murphy in Blake Murphy, Football
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There are eight months until the 2010 NFL Entry Draft. There are 15 regular season games remaining for every team in the NFL. The NCAA College Football season is but two weeks old. It is, obviously, very early in the football season. However… The Jacksonville Jaguars are 0-1. The Jacksonville Jaguars are about to play [...]

Of Jay-Z, Drugs, and LeBron

Posted: 16th September 2009 by Trev Smith in NBA Ball, Other Topics, Trev Smith

As a card-carrying member of Roc Nation and one of Lucky Lefty’s biggest fans, I felt the need to provide some clarity around the most misinterpreted lyric on The Blueprint 3. What does this have to do with sports? Well, the line in question happens to double as one of the better sports metaphors offered [...]

NHL Offseason Headlines

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Tieja Maclaughlin in Hockey, Tieja Mac
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With all of the attention the National Hockey League has earned during the offseason, it can only be regarded as nothing short of a public relations’ dream. Has it been good publicity? No. Not entirely. But as most PR personnel would suggest, any news is good news. In direct competition with the National Football League [...]

An Open Letter to Chicago Bears Fans

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Trev Smith in Football, Trev Smith
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Chicagoans, In the life of a sports fan, few days on the calendar are filled with as much hope and optimism as the day the NFL season begins in earnest. It is a kind of Spring in Fall – a new birth, a very real chance for renewal. That first honest gaze on Solider Field [...]

Canadian NFL Fans and Changing Favorite Teams

Posted: 10th September 2009 by Blake Murphy in Blake Murphy, Football
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I’m torn. In general, I pride myself on being a good sports fan. I cheer for my teams and only my teams, I try my best to support all local teams, and nobody follows their teams (and sports, in general) quite as closely as I do. I will never and could never turn on the [...]

American League Playoff Races

Posted: 4th September 2009 by Blake Murphy in Baseball, Blake Murphy
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There’s a reason baseball fans crave September. It’s certainly not the declining temperatures, shortened hours of sunlight, or hockey buzz that comes with the month. Instead, it’s September call-ups, it’s statistic tracking, and it’s playoff races. And as I write this on September 3rd (it will be updated after the games tonight to be posted [...]

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Imagine moving four times in two months. Imagine just being TOLD you’re moving four times in two months. Imagine, too, that you are a serious baller and have a much bigger house to move in and out of than you do right now. Imagine your entire value as a professional (and a person, it seems) [...]