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AFC/NFC Championship in Review

Packers 21, Bears 14

JASON CLINKSCALES: Addressing the Jay Cutler dilemma isn’t something I prefer to do, so in reference, here is one of the better takes on it.

With that said, he wasn’t terribly…

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NFL Divisional Playoffs in Review

Jets 28, Patriots 21
CHRIS PUMMER:
The Jets (13-5) had a pretty simple formula for beating the Patriots (14-3). They didn’t turn the ball over and kept New England from making big plays.

For the former part New York quarterback…

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NFL Wild Card Weekend In Review

Seahawks 41, Saints 36
CHRIS PUMMER:
If I were imagining a Seahawks upset before Saturday’s NFC Wild Card game, the picture would have been a couple Saints turnovers early, Matt Hasselbeck game-managing his team to a few scores, and…

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NFL Week 17 in Review

CHRIS PUMMER: Things this week will be short and sweet before we look at the playoffs later this week.

Falcons 31, Panthers 10
CHRIS PUMMER:
The Panthers (2-14) will have the top overall draft pick and intend to take…

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Baseball Hall of Fame Ballots

HOWARD MEGDAL: For me, the ballot is filled with deserving candidates.

MIKE SILVA: I would say my ballot uses statistics, intangibles, and the eye test. Although I don’t deny the use of PED’s I don’t penalize since I don’t know enough about pharmacology to do so.

ALEX PREWITT: This year’s ballot has more first-timers (19) than any year since 1991, and thus presents a difficult problem for those voters limited to 10 selections. Obviously, the other issue surrounds the inclusion (or exclusion) of steroid-era players.

CHRIS PUMMER: My hypothetical ballot hasn’t changed much from a year ago, when I gave the rundown of why I was voting for 10 guys. One guy was elected (Andre Dawson), and another guy fell off the ballot (sorry, Robin Ventura). Continue reading

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NFL Week 16 in Review

CHRIS PUMMER: Disappointing teams have been cleaning house early this season. The 49ers got started by making Mike Singletary the fourth coach dismissed before the end of the regular season.

When the pink slips get handed out is less interesting…

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NFL Week 15 in Review

Chargers 34, 49ers 7
CHRIS PUMMER
: The Chargers (8-6) lost control of the AFC West race two weeks ago with a bad loss to Oakland. Or with their poor season start, you pick. They’re going to need help from someone…

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NFL Week 14 in Review

Colts 30, Titans 28

BRAD GOLDBACH: In a virtual playoff game for two teams fighting for their playoff lives, it wasn’t surprising to see the Colts come out on top. Peyton Manning seems to have bested the demons that have…

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NFL Week 13 in Review

Giants 31, Redskins 7
JASON CLINKSCALES: In the five seasons I have covered the Giants for the New York Beacon, I was never more stunned by a win over Washington than I was…

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NFL Week 12 In Review

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Falcons 20, Packers 17
CHRIS PUMMER
: While it seems to me like more focus was being given to the Bears-Eagles matchup, I think this is the game that pitted the two best teams in the…

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