With college football’s home stretch slowly coming into view, this Saturday offers fans another batch of important games that will lead us closer to clarity.
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As usual, it’s another tremendous week in sports.
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Someone once said the best officials are the ones we don’t know by name. That’s because one mistake, one glaring error, one moment of indecision can alter a game, a series or perhaps even a season. Officiating is a thankless
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This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser
Continue reading What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)
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I recently wrote a ‘five overrated movies’ post that garnered a fair amount of attention. I prefaced the piece by stating that film is largely a matter of personal preference and I was just sharing my opinion. I received so
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The NFL has a lot of bad teams. Entering Week Six, nine teams, the Bills, Lions, Panthers, Bucs, Rams, Browns, Titans, Raiders and Chiefs all had a combined five wins… and some of those teams had played each other!
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If you thought last weekend featured the only big-time tussle in the bayou, think again. While this weekend’s college slate might at first glance pale in comparison to Florida-LSU, don’t be fooled. Three of the top-five teams in the nation
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We now take a brief break from the world of sports to discuss cinema.
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Poker, specifically No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em, is a craze that is sweeping the nation. With the constant television coverage of the World Series of Poker and its rise in popularity, everyone and their mother has suddenly become a poker
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I was playing multiplayer poker with the usual cast of characters the other night when someone said something aloud that I’m sure we’ve all heard at the poker table before.