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Falcao to Man United: A Transfer Day Deadline Doozy

There's an old proverb that says people count the faults of those that keep them waiting. The Red Devil faithful has waited even up to two hours past the transfer deadline of 6 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday to ...

Predicting every NFL Week 1 game

NFL Kickoff: Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks

This should be a great game, and it's not only because it's two marquee teams, or it'so offense vs. defense, or it's the first game of the 2014 ...

Grading Arsenal's Transfer Window

The summer transfer window has shuttered yet again and Arsenal may regret some missed opportunities as they look to challenge for the title, or merely stay in the top four, once again. Heading into the window there was a sense ...

Freshman Brad Kaaya and Miami Hurricanes Fall Flat in Season Opener

Brad Kaaya – true freshman and quarterback for the University of Miami football team. Doesn’t inspire confidence, does it? With that information alone, Hurricane fans probably felt unease as they went into this first game of the season. And after ...

Derek Carr named starting QB for the Oakland Raiders

In a move that was growing increasingly expected, Derek Carr has been named the starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. The combination of Carr thriving in the preseason as Matt Schaub struggled likely resulted in this decision.

A rookie out ...

NFL Award Predictions

MVP-Drew Brees

Peyton Manning is the obvious choice, but Drew Brees looks like he's poised for a great year. Manning won't toss 55 touchdowns this year, and Brees is a real threat to throw for 40-plus.

This year ...

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Ryan Mallett trade to Houston: Bill Belichick isn't perfect

For years, many folks have called Bill Belichick the greatest coach in NFL history. He is also the general manager of the New England Patriots. While it is fair to make a case for him as the best coach, we ...

A's trade for Adam Dunn AKA "The Big Donkey"

The A's are free falling as the Angels expand their divisional lead. Looking for both offense and power, the A's dealt pitching prospect Nolan Sanburn to the White Sox for Adam Dunn.

Career wise, Dunn has 460 home ...

College Football's Most Impressive Performances: Week One

The opening weekend of college football is almost complete. Only a couple of games remain on the opening weekend schedule.There were some very impressive performances but the ones that really stood out to me came from the SEC.

Auburn ...

Giants heating up

The San Francisco Giants have been heating up as of recent, last night Jake Peavy took a no hitter into the eighth, eventually it would get broken up, but the Giants would go on to win their 5th straight. With ...

Better Future: Astros or Cubs?

As we move into the month of September, the focus in MLB is squarely on pennant races and who the two wild card teams will be for each league. But what about the teams that are out of contention? What ...

Wearing a Jersey to sporting events? How Old is too old to wear a jersey to a...

This is a debate I have heard at times on Seattle Sports Radio about whether or not there is a certain age that a person is too old to be wearing a jersey to a sporting event. Here is my ...

What is your 'Shock The World' Game for Week 1?

It is a tad late to pick the Texas A&M Aggies as it is already halftime and they are smashing the Gamecocks in South Carolina 31-14. I have read so much about how the Midshipmen of Navy are going ...

Pacquiao Spreading His Influence in Asia

Manny Pacquiao is making business move after business move in an effort to broaden his influence in sports culture. FC One was the first move, followed by his coaching gig for a professional basketball team based in the Philippines. The ...

3 Rule Changes that Would Improve the NHL

This past season, we saw the addition of hybrid icing to the NHL rulebook, and honestly, it allowed for the same footraces in some occasions like the old rule allowed, while also creating a safer cushion for the defenders going ...

Is Josh Gordon's Year-long suspension too much?

Josh Gordon has been suspended for the entire 2014 NFL season.

Gordon violated the league's substance abuse policy. He was also suspended for the first 2 games last season for similar reasons.

Gordon is a talented wide receiver who ...

Best stadium experience: Big House, Rose Bowl or Tiger Stadium?

Choosing the definitive, no-debate, numero uno stadium experience isn’t possible, so I’m not going to ruffle your feathers and try to pick between Midwesterners, Californians, and Cajuns.

Just what makes each of these pigskin playgrounds so special? Here ...

NBA Early Predictions: Cleveland or Chicago, Who is the Real Central Division...

The central division has experienced a sudden rise in competitiveness this off season; Lebron returning back to Cleveland has had a significant impact on the entire league, it has lead to some very interesting trades and brought a huge amount ...

NHL Expansion for 2017?

In the past couple days there have been many talks about the NHL expanding and today SI reported that there could be as many as four teams added to the league for 2017. I know these are just rumours currently ...

Manchester City vs. Liverpool: Live Blog

It is very early in the 2014/2015 Premier League season but this one is the meaning of the word doozy. Last seasons champions Manchester City take on the runners up Liverpool in a game of gargantuan proportions. The title ...

ESPN Did Josina Andrews Cross the Line-Michael Sam: From Shower to Flood Gates

This morning Josina Andrews was reporting live from the St. Louis Rams training camp when she was asked about Michael Sam transition with his fellow team members. Her response was:


"Another Rams defensive player told me that "Sam is respecting ...

NCAA Mulligan: If you had to pick a college all over again, what football sch...

As a rabid football fan who never attended an FBS school, I’m filled with sports regret. If I could get an NCAA Mulligan, I’d be smarter. I’d pick a school based on the following criteria:

Gameday atmosphere ...

Jameis Winston Deserves Significant Praise

Although some would rather concentrate on Jameis Winston’s off-the-field issues, his great on-the-field accomplishments warrant significant praise. Last season, he demonstrated impressive on-field leadership, especially for a guy his age. Even though many would rather define Winston through cheap ...

Dana White Blackout

This weekend Dana White was in Macau where the UFC was holding an event when the UFC President became outraged with long time judge Howard Hughes. He was 1 of 5 judges working the card. In this bizarre turn of ...

Who is the most overrated player in the NBA?

The NBA is a league of athletes, egos and never ending pursuits of championship rings. It's also a league where a player's name might carry more weight than his actual talents. If this is the case, that player ...

Warriors Shine On Epic Night of Fights For WFF Fans

As proud guests of the Pascua Yaqui tribe and returning to the Casino Del Sol Conference center for the first time in almost six months the World Fighting Federation and the athletes who compete for them reminded Tucson fight fans ...

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Debate: What is your all-time favorite sports moment you've seen?

We, as sports fans, all go through exciting sports moments, but we also go through heart-breaking moments. We get to see our teams triumph to victory and excellence, but we also have to go through painful losses for long periods ...

How far can the Nationals go?

The Washington Nationals are currently on a 7 game win streak after a 3rd walk off in the last 3 games. Since losing to the braves on August 10th, the Nationals have swept a struggling Mets club and a McCutchenless ...

5 Reasons Why the NHL should expand to Seattle

1. THE FANS. Seattle arguably has some of the best fans in sports. A new sports team in Seattle would not be opposed by any Seattle citizen. As a matter of fact, that might be the best place for a ...

Why the Chicago Bulls are the reason the Cleveland Cavaliers are about to mak...

Life often requires making the best of a less than ideal situation. The Cleveland Cavaliers are about to do just that. Reports indicate that the Cavs will send Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first round pick to the ...

Offseason entertainment: The Ice Bucket Challange

Now, this isn't so much of something that i really saw coming, or planned to write about, but the Ice Bucket Challenge seems to be going around.

Current Penguin, Craig Adams, has been trying to raise awareness for ALS ...

Sidelines Commandments – The Handy Guide to Life, the Universe, and Everything

Behold!

The Great and Benevolent Altuve (praise be unto him!) has handed down to us from on high a list of these 5 (10!) commandments to guide us in these dark and troubled times.

1 - Be Excellent to Each Other ...

Should Tony Dungy be criticized and blasted for his comments on Michael Sam?

Former NFL coach and now analyst Tony Dungy said in a newspaper article that he would not have drafted Michael Sam because "I wouldn't want to deal with all of it. It's not going to be smooth ... things ...

Why The Cleveland Cavaliers Trading Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwol...

Trading the number one pick of the NBA Draft, before he's seen regular season action, for the league's 62nd ranked shooter is a bad idea. That's exactly what those suggesting the Cleveland Cavaliers trade Andrew Wiggins to ...

Germany v. Argentina – Sidelines Live Blog of the World Cup

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It’s Teamgeist vs Bestplayerintheworldgeist! Which will win out?

Usually, collectives triumph over individuals, and Germany is the best team in the world right now. When the German offense is clicking, goals can come pouring in from ...

Netherlands v. Argentina – Sidelines Live Blog of the World Cup

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Here’s hoping for an entertaining match, something I’m sure that we could all use after the boring, predictable, low-scoring affair we experienced in yesterday’s Brazil v. Germany semifinal.

The first-ever Sidelines Live Blog. An ...

Brazil v. Germany – Sidelines Live Blog of the World Cup

Soccer posse, assemble!

We’re here, experiencing the thrills, chills, and (comically theatrical) spills of the World’s Favorite Sporting Event™ live. Chip in with your comments, questions, observations, and discussion of the World Cup Semis between Jogi Löw’s ...