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And the winner is...


Struggling and heavy underdogs, the Utes look to prove their doubters wrong ... but will they?

Recent Goals by Ilya Kovalchuk & David Clarkson Shows Goals Require Hard Work & Luck


I look at three recent goals scored by Ilya Kovlachuk and David Clarkson to show and describe how hard work and luck are required to score goals - no matter who you are or what a player's role may...

Boston College Gives Cavaliers Early Exit from ACC Tournament


The third-seeded Virginia women's soccer team was bounced in the first round of the ACC Championships, falling to Boston College in the tournament for the second consecutive year, 1-0. The...

Cavaliers Drop ACC Opener in Rout by Florida State


The Cavaliers suffered a deflating loss this past weekend at the hands of Florida State in head coach Mike London's ACC debut. The Seminoles took care of business, getting the win 34-14 after...

FSU's Jimbo Fisher Looking For Execution, Effort, and Discipline


FSU's Jimbo Fisher Looking For Execution, Effort, and Discipline

Free agent prize peppered with potential pitfalls


Well, we've already seen one of Peppers' former competitors (Ross Tucker) call him out for his lack of competitiveness and effort. Now the Boston Globe has done an article detailing similar claims with even more quotes from former teammates as well as scouts, one of whom suggests that signing Peppers to a big-money deal could "end up costing some personnel guy his job." The same scout fears that "if you pay this guy, I don’t think you’ll see a double-digit sack [season] again the rest of his career." Interesting commentary for a player worshiped here by people who have been fans of his for years, some since even high school.

Bedlam Recap: What The Heck Just Happened?


A recap of the wild 71-70 Bedlam basketball game in the Big 12 tournament and a criticism of the lack of effort put forth by the Sooner basketball team lately.

So That's What Hustle Looks Like: Lady Vols Beat Bulldogs, 82-68


A recap of the Lady Vols' win over Mississippi State, with particular emphasis on the effort displayed by Tennessee.

Top 5 2008 Royals Second-Half, non-September Callup Hitters by OPS+

  1. The Smirk 133 (.888)
  2. Avilanche 120 (.840)
  3. Bam Bam BIgelow 113 (.817)
  4. DDJ 109 (.792)
  5. Meredith Lucille Bluth Callaspo 106 (.778)

I Made It To School Today -- Do You Expect Me To Study Too?!!


In mulling over last night's sixty minute horror show otherwise known as the Sharks humiliating themselves against the Red Wings, a quote from a recent article by Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street...

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