Major League Baseball once again made history while no one noticed. The Houston Astros had a no-hitter the other night! In the Game Four of the World Series no less! And we barely celebrated. Womp womp! There are a few
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Far be it from me, a lifelong Red Sox and newly reformed Rays fan, to make fun of the New York Yankees the day after they were eliminated from the playoffs. Oh wait, that’s exactly what I’m doing.
Welcome to Edition Five of Hail or Rail. With the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing and Major League Baseball well underway, it’s been a wild few weeks in sports. This time around, we feature a few repeat offenders
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This Saturday, I traveled to Gainesville to witness the marital vows of an old poker buddy, so before we even start talking about sports, I’d like to extend my most sincere and heartfelt congratulations to Damion 2.0 and his beautiful
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Is Alabama really THIS good? Let me get this straight. They played their first two games without their starting running back. Their second game was against a school we thought would be a worthwhile opponent in Penn State and they
Continue reading Chumping to Conclusions about Alabama, Boise State, Terrelle Pryor, UCLA, Tennessee, Steve Spurrier, Donovan McNabb, Calvin Johnson and when a completion is not a completion
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As I mentioned in part one of our all-time hit leaders trivia contest, I had a significantly easier time naming the greatest hitters of the 16 National League teams than I did with the American League.
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Philadelphia fans are at it again. You’d think there was nothing to do in that town for entertainment.
Happy holidays, Chumpeteers! We once again find ourselves smack dab in the middle of Christmas season, yet some of us have been short on the holiday spirit lately, and not just because we’ve heard White Christmas for the umpteenth time.
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