Sprint All Star Race: It’s all about the Money (and paybacks)

May 21, 2011 1 Comment

By Speedglutton I’ll start off with an apology, as this week’s NASCAR post with be somewhat abbreviated.  Preparing for the Preakness and the impending End of the World has left me somewhat short on time.  Hopefully, if all doesn’t go according to planned, we’ll all be able to watch the Preakness and then enjoy the […]

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Mickelson: The Favorite to Win the Masters?

Apr 06, 2011 1 Comment

By Sportsglutton The Masters starts tomorrow (coverage begins at 3pm ET on ESPN) and there seems to be a consensus that is Phil Mickelson is the favorite to repeat as champion (Vegas has Phil as a 7:1 favorite). The predictions are largely based off of Mickelson’s dominating performance last week at the Shell Houston Open, […]

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2011 Final Four Preview (Part I)

Mar 31, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 Final Four Preview (Part I)

By Sportsgrinder   April 2nd (Houston, Texas) # 11 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (28-11, 12-6 CAA) vs. # 8 Butler Bulldogs (27-9, 13-5 Horizon) (-2.5) Regular Season Offensive Averages (National Rank/Conference Rank) VCU Rams: 71.8 PPG (84th/2nd) 14.5 APG (61st/1st) 32.3 RPG (292nd/8th) 43.6 FG% (167th/8th) Butler Bulldogs: 72.1 PPG (78th/3rd) 12.2 APG (217th/6th) 34.7 RPG […]

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West Region Game Previews (Friday Match Ups)

Mar 16, 2011 Comments Off on West Region Game Previews (Friday Match Ups)

By Sportsgrinder March 18th (Tulsa, Oklahoma) #13 Oakland Golden Grizzlies (25-9, 17-1 Summit) vs. #4 Texas Longhorns (27-7, 13-3 Big 12) (-9.5) Offensive Averages (National Rank/Conference Rank) Oakland Grizzlies: 85.6 PPG (2nd/1st) 16.4 APG (16th/1st) 39.1 RPG (13th/1st) 49.4 FG% (2nd/1st) Texas Longhorns: 74.9 PPG (40th/4th) 13.5 APG (124th/5th) 40.5 RPG (5th/1st) 45.4 FG% (79th/6th) […]

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Conference Championship Friday Recap

Mar 12, 2011 1 Comment

Just when you thought that Championship Week couldn’t get any more exciting (and excruciating from a fans standpoint), we are witness to why college basketball is so special this time of year. If Friday’s action is a precursor to the start of the tournament, then next week can’t get here soon enough. Lets take a […]

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Feb 07, 2011 3 Comments

Make no mistake, Green Bay’s Super Bowl victory last night was a great win for Aaron Rodgers, the franchise, and Packer fans. But more importantly it was a vindicating win for GM Ted Thompson who has constructed a formidable team on both sides of ball.  It wasn’t an easy path for Thompson, who took over […]

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Recap of the Divisional Playoffs

Jan 17, 2011 2 Comments

Ravens @ Steelers (24-31) This game was all about momentum and the tale of two halves.  Capitalizing on two turnovers, the Ravens opened up at 21-7 half time lead, along with all the momentum.  However, during Baltimore’s first drive of the second half Ray Rice fumbled at the Ravens 23 yard line and two possessions later […]

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