Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pistons’ Draft Luck Finally Turns

I don’t claim to be a basketball junkie, but I was more than a little bit interested in the 2011 NBA Draft, if only because there were so many unknowns, that even I was able to make sense of something. … Continue reading

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Is Rory McIlroy the next Tiger Woods?

Of course not. For starters, he’s a white golfer from County Down, Northern Ireland. That’s about as far away from Cypress, California as you can get, both geographically and culturally. So let’s just go ahead and throw out any and … Continue reading

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LeBron James should go back to Cleveland

On my way home from work today, I listened to Bill Simmons’ podcast with Miami Herald columnist, Dan Le Batard. As you can imagine, they talked about the Miami Heat not winning an NBA championship, because that story is far … Continue reading

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Justin Verlander = best pitcher in baseball.

When the Comerica Park crowd rose to its feet last night to salute Justin Verlander after Orlando Cabrera broke up his bid for a second no-hitter of the season, it wasn’t so much acknowledgment of his performance as it was … Continue reading

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Seven Things To Do Without the NFL

Missing from the news that the National Football League is planning for a shortened season is the utter lack of outrage emanating from the general public. I get that football is king, but this is no monarchy. You won’t lose … Continue reading

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Would it make more sense for the Detroit Red Wings to stay in West?

I am probably one of the biggest proponents for putting the Detroit Red Wings in the Eastern Conference, but with the Nashville Predators emerging as a logical choice, I’m starting to come around to the idea that the Wings would … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, the Twins are Dead!

With 54 games under their belt, I think know is an ideal time to declare the Minnesota Twins dead. At 20 games under .500, as Michael Rosenberg states in today’s column, they would have to go 64-44 the rest of … Continue reading

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