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October 17, 2018 Alex Bab

OK, let’s start with putting all the cards on the table: I am as die-hard of a New York Giants’ fan as you will ever meet. I have been since I was about 14...

August 30, 2018 Alex Bab

Just a few short years ago, the AFC South was arguably the weakest division in the NFL. It seemed like the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts were perennial also-rans, with the Tennessee Titans and...

August 28, 2018 Alex Bab

Tell me if this sounds familiar: the New England Patriots have the easiest path through their own division to secure yet another playoff berth. Like death and taxes, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady will...

May 13, 2018 Alex Bab

The Toronto Raptors fired head coach Dwane Casey on Friday following yet another second-round sweep by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The firing came just two days after Casey was named Coach of...

April 14, 2018 Alex Bab

We all assumed last summer that the Cleveland Cavaliers would run through the Eastern Conference playoffs yet again. After the way this season has shaken out, a more entertaining playoffs may be on the...

January 16, 2018 Alex Bab

In case you somehow hadn’t heard, the NBA has changed the format for the All Star Game this year. Instead of East against West, the top two vote getters will be chosen as team...

January 10, 2018 Alex Bab

In the 1999-2000 season, the NBA changed the rules regarding hand checking in the back court. Since then, the value of the point guard position has grown exponentially. Now with the freedom to probe...

Just a few short years ago, the AFC South was arguably the weakest division in the NFL. It seemed like the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts were perennial also-rans, with the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars near the bottom of the league. My how times have changed. Jacksonville built...

Tell me if this sounds familiar: the New England Patriots have the easiest path through their own division to secure yet another playoff berth. Like death and taxes, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady will reliably roll into the 2018 season with little competition in the AFC East. The Buffalo...

We all assumed last summer that the Cleveland Cavaliers would run through the Eastern Conference playoffs yet again. After the way this season has shaken out, a more entertaining playoffs may be on the table. Cleveland has a new roster, Philadelphia’s “Process” seems to have finally paid off and...

The Divisional Round of the playoffs often winds up being the best weekend of the postseason. With pretenders eliminated in the Wild Card Round, and the first round bye teams getting into the mix, we finally get a clear picture of who our true Super Bowl contenders are. Sunday...

Playoff games inherently have higher stakes than the regular season. When two divisional rivals meet in the playoffs, it adds a little something extra. That will be the case this Sunday when the NFC South champion New Orleans Saints (11-5) play host to the Carolina Panthers (11-5). Neither team...

Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and football: it’s about as American as tradition gets. This year, we will be treated to our annual games featuring the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys. The Lions will host the Minnesota Vikings first, followed by the Cowboys hosting the Los Angeles Chargers. Thursday night...

Breaking: Baltimore-Pittsburgh game moved to Wednesday Dec. 1

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