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The Memphis Grizzlies Still Remind Us of the Vancouver Grizzlies

It was just last year that the Memphis Grizzlies tilted against the Oklahoma City Thunder.  I compared this to an old style match between the Seattle Supersonics versus the Vancouver Grizzlies.  This series in 2011 was an epic battle between … Continue reading

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Houston Oilers Just Had Bad (Oliver) Luck

The Houston Oilers have the worst luck.  Literally and figuratively.  While the Indianapolis Colts are poised to take Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck with the First Pick in the 2012 Amateur Draft, stories are harkening back to when Luck’s Father Oliver … Continue reading

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Seattle Joins the New Arena Conundrum

The home of the former Quebec Nordiques has now been joined by the city of Seattle in the publicly-financed arena game.  City officials are debating whether it makes sense to build a new arena in the hopes of landing an … Continue reading

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Quebec’s Stadium Folly Comes Closer to Reality

Quebec City is planning on a September 2012 groundbreaking for a new stadium that just so happens to comply with the NHL’s mandate of certain attendance and amenity numbers.  Granted, the Quebec Nordiques haven’t played in Quebec in nearly 17 … Continue reading

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Gary Carter’s Montreal Expos Legacy

[[posterous-content:pid___0]]I remember Gary Carter mostly as one of the culprits of the most astonishing World Series comeback in baseball history.  If you live around these parts, you probably feel the same way.  The Red Sox, up by two runs in … Continue reading

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Rams’ Norm Van Brocklin Reminds of the Moderrn Day Quarterback

2011 will go down as the year of the Quarterback.  Whether you gauge that year with not one – but three – quarterbacks passing for 5,000 yards (Brees, Brady and Stafford), or with the emergence of Cam Newton and Tim … Continue reading

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Former Hartford Whaler Randy Cunneyworth’s Language Barrier Issue

Randy Cunneyworth actually speaks the correct language for the Montreal Canadiens. It’s an interesting issue.  Former Hartford Whaler Randy Cunneyworth was recently promoted to the position of Montreal Canadiens’ head coach after the firing of Jacques Martin.  His hiring has … Continue reading

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