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NFL Predictions: Super Bowl XL

Dakota Rubin

January 31, 2006

We have come to the end of another NFL season, and what a good one it was. We saw the Colts go 13-0 before suffering their first loss on their way to a 14-2 season and home field advantage in the playoffs. Everyone thought they were the team to beat. They were lead by their grieving coach Tony Dungy...

Back to the Grind

January 24, 2006

Is it just me, or did last semester fly by? I could have sworn that the week before finals was the second week of school. And now here we are at the start of the second semester and I'm quite positive it's going to fly by as well, but here's to those best-laid plans! A month off and nothing to write ...

NFL Predictions: Week 13

Dakota Rubin

December 6, 2005

Week 13. As teams prepare for the playoffs, look for the games to get much more intense and the match ups more passionate. As we get closer to the end of the season and it gets colder and colder, the games will get rougher and more physical. The Game Of The Week Chicago at Pittsburgh - One of the...

NFL Predictions: Week 13

November 29, 2005

This is a week that will be filled with divisional battle and tons of games with playoff implications. Sit back and enjoy what could be one of the best weekends of football in the 2005 season.The Game Of The WeekCincinnati at Pittsburgh - While the Steelers have a more balanced team, the Bengals have...

NFL Week Eleven Predictions

Dakota Rubin

November 15, 2005

Week 11: As we get into the latter half of the season, some teams are beginning to pull away. As the playoffs draw closer, the games start to grow in importance. This week look for some great games as well as some huge divisional battles. The Game Of The Week Indianapolis at Cincinnati - The Colts...

NFL Week Ten Predictions

Dakota Rubin

November 8, 2005

Week 10 of the NFL season brings us multiple great divisional matchups. Teams are fighting for home field advantage, while others are just fighting to stay afloat in the playoff picture. This will be when we start to get a clearer picture of which teams are for real and which ones have just been te...

Week Nine Predictions – NFL

Dakota Rubin

November 1, 2005

Week nine. The first week of the second half of the season. Almost every team still has a chance to make the playoffs. This is when we find out which teams are for real and which ones are pretenders.The Game Of The WeekIndianapolis at New England - This has been the biggest rivalry in football over...

The Sweet Just Ain’t As Sweet Without the Sour

October 27, 2004

In all of this Red Sox-Yankees commotion which has been taking place over the past few weeks it is easy to forget that there are those on campus who support neither team. This article goes out to those people who were looking out their windows this past Wednesday wondering "What's the big deal?" ...

This Is About A Sports Fan You Know

April 12, 2004

The other day I was sitting with a friend who said something rather uninteresting. Although he did not intend it, what he said seriously made me consider his thinking. It was rather incredible. It should be noted at this point that he was watching baseball. He sat there, watching intently as if...

The Curse of the Bambino

December 8, 2003

As Oakland and Boston slugged it out in the division series, many Yankee fans found themselves dumbfounded. Not only were they rooting for a team that despised them, they were actually hoping that Boston would be able to overcome their two game deficit. The Sox were able to turn the series around an...

College Ruined My Career

Brett Weir

March 3, 2003

I was cutting branches off of my orange tree in the back yard while thinking about the state of the NBA. As sad as it may be, Michael is on his way out and paving a path for up and coming stars. People like Tracy McGrady, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are all completely dominant on their teams. All of...

Operation: Valentine’s Day for Sports Fans

February 18, 2003

In a recent conversation with a colleague of mine a subject was brought up that brought fear into his eyes and made him break out in a cold sweat. This conversation had nothing to do with Sammy Haggar trying to do another album with Van Halen but it was all about Valentines Day. I watched my frien...

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