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Ozzie Guillen’s Big Stupid Mouth

  Time magazine published an interview on its website in which the Marlins skipper said he “loved” Castro. “I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that [expletive] is still here.” What is all the fuss about anyway? He is … Continue reading

Baylor Sends Xavier Home, Reaches Elite 8

The Bears never trailed as they advanced to their second regional final in three years with a 75-70 victory over Xavier on Friday night. Baylor will face the Kentucky-Indiana winner in Sunday’s South Regional final. Acy had 20 points and 15 rebounds. He sank two free throws with 31 seconds remaining after Xavier cut the … Continue reading

Ndamukong Suh: Misunderstood or Just a Big Brat?

By now, every professional football fan knows about the events on Thanksgiving Day when Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh shoved the head (with helmet on) of Evan Dietrich Smith of the Green Bay Packers into the turf then stomped on his arm. The football fans of the world also know that the NFL has decided … Continue reading

Tragedy at OSU: Coach Budke, Serna, Others Die in Small Plane Crash

Oklahoma State University Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke, assistant coach Miranda Serna former State Sen. Olin Bransetter (82) and his wife Paula (79) were killed Thursday in a small engine plane crash in a rugged section of Central Arkansas. Budke, 50, and Serna, 36, were flying to Little Rock for a recruiting trip. The single-engine … Continue reading

Manny Pacquiao, Junior Dos Santos, and How this Elephant got in my Living Room

  For all people who can consider themselves to be sports fans, there are several different types of fans. You have the fair weather fans, the die-hard fans, the pure fans of certain sports, the team sport fan, the individual sport fan, just to name a few. Throughout those divisions, there are fans that enjoy … Continue reading

Penn State Fallout: Paterno, Sandusky, and the Little Boys of the Second Mile

  Jerry Sandusky has been accused of 40 counts of criminal sexual abuse with children over the course of 15 years. The most serious being seven counts of first-degree involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $25,000 fine. C’mon folks, this is 15 years of accused abuse of … Continue reading

Spirituality, Death, Suicide and the National Football League

Dave Duerson was a four-year starter at Notre Dame, graduated on time with a degree in economics, won the NFL Man of the Year award in 1987, earned a seat on the Notre Dame Board of Trustees in 2001, worked with the NFL Players Association, and was a All-Pro Safety for the Chicago Bears helping … Continue reading

Pujols’ Wallet

It looks as if the contract negotiations between slugger Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals have broken off. The deadline has come and gone without the signing of a new contract. We live in a world where most people cannot fathom the amount of money or guaranteed years these contracts include as we clock … Continue reading

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