Archive for: March, 2009

Looking Back at the NHL Trade Deadline

The dust has settled on the NHL trade deadline. Unless you are in Canada you wouldn’t realize just what a ridiculous mess the day has blown up into. It’s virtually a national holiday. Yesterday, three different networks had eight straight hours of coverage, with dozens of talking heads poised to tell us what to think […]

Notes For Wednesday

It is looking more and more like Oklahoma City made a monumentally bad decision. They were able to get Tyson Chandler from New Orleans for a steal, and he would have added some talent and stability to a team that is playing better than their record. But then the team doctors for the Thunder pulled […]

National League Preview

On to the National League. The American League was very chalky. Hopefully the NL is more interesting. NL East – This is the toughest division in baseball this year. Three teams all have a good chance of winning it. Neither the Nationals nor the Marlins are among those teams, though.The Nationals are making  baby steps […]

Previewing the American League

As I was browsing around today I saw that a few books have posted odds for the winners of each baseball division recently. These, to me, are far more interesting and useful than the World Series futures we looked at last week (though not as good as the win season totals that should come out […]

Notes From A Lazy Sunday

We are seeing something very special on the hockey front right now. Martin Brodeur, undoubtedly the greatest active goalie in the NHL, has just returned from a long absence due to a serious injury. He went down with an arm injury on November 1 which required surgery, and he was expected to miss the year. […]

In College Hoop the Big East is Big this Year

I’ve got this fascination with Big East basketball this year. Part of it has to do with the up and coming Syracuse Orange, another part has to do with the Luke Harangody-led Fighting Irish of Notre Dame and another part has to do with unpredictable clubs like the Providence Friars. But overall, the Big East […]

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