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Archive | June, 2012

Fantasy Flex Rankings – Tight Ends

June 29, 2012

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Do you play Madden?  Do you ever play on rookie or pro difficulty in order to boost player stats or break a record in franchise mode?  Well, that was the equivalent of last season for the NFL.  Teams turned the defense’s difficulty down to pro just to boost passing and receiving yardage and touchdowns.  Similar […]

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Fantasy Flex Rankings – Running Backs

June 27, 2012

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Wouldn’t it be nice to live our lives by committee?  Imagine two or three teachers in a single elementary school room, tagging in and out when the other one gets tired, or a student at college about to take a high-pressure exam suddenly waves for a substitute to take it for him.  Life would be […]

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Sports That Aren’t Olympic…but Should Be

June 26, 2012

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With the  2012 Olympic Games in London underway, people are preparing for pure nation on nation battle in prestigious events such as Table Tennis … Synchronized Swimming… Equestrian…but let me tell you when I name off these three “sports” one thought comes to mind, sleep. Sure there are plenty of enthusiasts of these events, and […]

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Fantasy Flex Rankings – Quarterback

June 25, 2012

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With workouts now over and teams having their first official look at their rookies and players, fantasy fans are now starting to hunger for information and rankings for upcoming drafts.  Yes, draft season is quite possibly the best time of year.  It’s a time of eternal optimism, trash talk that doesn’t necessarily need to be […]

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The Reasons for My NBA Hiatus

June 23, 2012

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By Eric Ratkowski In case you have been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, team Lebron  (aka Miami Heat) won their first NBA title by defeating Oklahoma City. The Heat were undoubtedly the better team and it was apparent from pretty early on they were not going to go down. While most […]

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Riley’s Game: Exodus to Miami

June 22, 2012

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“Not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven…” After Game 6 of the 2011 Finals those words were nothing more than bitter irony to LeBron James and the Miami Heat. They had just been had by the Dallas Mavericks and Lebron was forced to endure another year of jokes […]

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Poor, Poor Seattle

June 17, 2012

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Anyone who has watched Sportscenter for about 36 seconds can tell you that the 2012 NBA Championship has been labeled a matchup of “Good v. Evil”. The Big 3 are arguably the most hated trio in sports while in terms of building a franchise, the Oklahoma City Thunder have done things the right way.

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Manly Tears: A Reflection on the Career and Retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom

June 15, 2012

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It seems like its been an eternity since Nick Lidstrom announced his retirement from the Detroit Red Wings, probably because I, like most people, never considered the possibility of a world without Nick. Despite previous statements, I honestly can’t say I expected to see him go. But, his decision has given me, and a lot […]

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