Archive | April, 2012

Caught Red Handed: Infamous Cheating Scandals

April 30, 2012

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“If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.”  These words have been uttered many of times in jest, and even sometimes in defense of cheating. Recently there has been much controversy made out of the badminton match-fixing scandal. This will surely become apart of the infamous history of cheating in sports Here are some of the […]

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Detroit Lions 2012 Draft Grades

April 29, 2012

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By Eric Ratkowski Forward down the field, A charging team that will not yield. And when the Blue and Silver wave, Stand and cheer the brave. Rah, Rah, Rah. Go hard, win the game. With honor you will keep your fame. Down the field and gain, A Lion victory! Lion fans planning to head to […]

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Pistons’ Ben Wallace proof that hard work pays off

April 26, 2012

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In a few years, Detroit Pistons’ fans will almost certainly see Ben Wallace’s “big red three” rising to the rafters of the Palace, but as of now, fans only have a few opportunities left to see the man who was the cornerstone of the Pistons’ last championship in 2004.

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Detroit Lions 2012 Pre-Draft Analysis

April 26, 2012

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This article was originally written by Eric Ratkowski: For years upon years, Detroit Lion draft picks were essentially set in stone. When you continuously draft in the top 5, you can feel pretty safe blatantly advertising your pick. Matt Millen was the reason for a majority of our top picks and proceeded to blow most […]

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Please, Direct Your Fists Away From My Face and Vital Organs: The Case for Nicklas Lidstrom’s Retirement

April 25, 2012

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Let me start by saying this: I know my proposal may be shocking, but the death threats are really unnecessary, and in poor taste. I understand that Red Wings fans are passionate about good old #5, but I assure you that I’m not some sort of “lunatic Wings hater who should be buried alive in […]

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Tattoo Culture of The NBA

April 23, 2012

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Tattoo’s as we all know are a medium of self-expression, and in no other sport are tattoo’s as noticeable as the NBA. It has become synonymous with the culture of the sport and it seems as if more players rock tattoos in the NBA than don’t Statistically that is correct too, according to sources 55% […]

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UFC 145 Preview and Picks

April 19, 2012

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The long-awaited bout between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is finally upon us.  Saturday, April 21, the former friends and ex-teammates square off in the Octagon at UFC 145 for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. The story has been well-documented.  Evans was in line for a title shot against then-champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, but was […]

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My Favorite Comebacks of The Past 10 Years

April 17, 2012

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In the theatre of sports there is one event that captivates the hearts and minds of all sports fans, the comeback. A great comeback is a story you tell your kids; a story in which you know where you were and exactly what happened on that day. The comeback victory never goes away, whether you […]

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