In search of the worst sports day on the calendar…

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I come in search of the worst because, as you may gather, the worst fascinates me. On the morning of the NBA Draft, I wondered not about the all-time great steals, but about the blunders. Like the Dirk Nowitzki draft day trade, or the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 2009 selections of guards Ricky Rubio and Jonny Flynn, […] [Read More]
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Myles Mack (AP)

Rutgers corrects Tuesday’s “miscommunication,” wouldn’t it be cool if the B1G could do the same?

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  Let’s all take five minutes to make fun of Rutgers. Because if basketball is Connecticut’s No. 1 pastime, belittling the state university of New Jersey is making a strong push for runner-up. To recap, Rutgers asked paralyzed former football player Eric LeGrand, as inspirational a figure as there is in sports, to speak at […] [Read More]
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Kevin Ollie and Andre Iguodala (AP)

Kevin Ollie’s connections in the NBA playoffs

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  The best NBA first round in years has been overshadowed by a very wrinkly, very obese owner who very badly needs to take his $1.9 billion and buy a time machine that can transport him from the 1820s to present day. And then maybe, after that, it can take him very far away from […] [Read More]
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Montrezl Harrell (AP)

Bracket Thoughts: Feb. 25

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  *It’s appalling that so many reputable bracket projections (ESPN, CBS Sports, USA Today) have Louisville as a No. 5 seed. Look, I get the whole resume and RPI argument, but c’mon. I can’t name four teams in college basketball, let alone one region, playing better ball than Louisville right now. As ugly as Saturday’s […] [Read More]
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Temple and Rutgers (AP)

The Bottom Five of The American…

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  We’ve now had the pleasure of watching the five schools vying for the bottom of The American — Houston, Rutgers, Temple and the Floridas, both South and Central. Tonight, I’ve taken on the very important responsibility of deciding which is the most terrible. Let the countdown begin: 5.) RUTGERS– Fear not, the Scarlet Knights […] [Read More]
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Peyton Manning (AP)

If Peyton Manning loses tonight….

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    I’m not going to tell you how to feel about Peyton Manning, because that’s pointless. You feel how you feel. No blog post will change that. I will tell you, though, that I don’t understand people who dislike Peyton Manning. Makes zero sense to me. Hating Peyton Manning is like hating pizza. Or […] [Read More]
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Marshawn Lynch on Media Day (AP)

My Super Bowl Experience (ghostwritten by Marshawn Lynch)

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  I was told I should blog about my experience covering Super Bowl media week, but I am very tired, so I’ll write this post like a Marshawn Lynch interview. Should be easy enough. On my experience: “I’m staying in Jersey City. It’s not Manhattan. It’s not terrible.” On Jersey City: “The people at my […] [Read More]
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Breanna Stewart, Niels Giffey during UConn's First Night (AP)

The Power Five’s effect on women’s basketball…and some NFL

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  Sometime soon, the Power Five football conferences will fund student-athlete stipends. That’s as safe a bet as Auburn was with the 10.5 point spread in the national championship game. UConn’s future isn’t nearly as certain. This past Sunday, I wrote about the momentum from the NCAA convention and the potential consequence for UConn athletics.  I […] [Read More]
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