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I was listening to Colin Cowherd on the way to the airport in late December as he was discussing the impending hire of Jim Harbaugh as the next head coach of the Michigan Wolverines football program. December 29th, the black Monday in NFL coaching, saw firings of coaches and General Managers alike in Chicago, New […]

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Jan

I’m a sucker for the start of conference play in the ACC. Especially when ESPN trots out commercials of previews of Big Monday and Super Tuesday – usually colossal conference games in mid-January and throughout February. By this time, Division 1 men’s hoops teams have normally played over half of their schedule and we know […]

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The Chicago Bulls have been one of the more surprising teams in the NBA this season, flipping the script on almost everything that was expected from them. The wins and losses don’t come out to anything radically different than what most predicted, but the way they’re doing it is radically different than what anyone but […]

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Jan

Alex Lowe and Colby Rogers bring on special guest David Benda to talk about all things Celtics. Plus, some general talk about tanking, all-star reserves, and the fate of the Blazers. iTunes click here http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/luxuryyyyy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Alex and Colby talk about hoops in London, the Atlanta Hawks, and whether players should be more willing to talk to the media. iTunes click here http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/luxurytax118.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The tipping point was Monday, December 22, when the Detroit Pistons waived Josh Smith. This magically coincided with a stretch that has brought the Pistons from a 5-23 cellar dweller competing for the right to draft Jahlil Okafor to a team sitting at 14-24, just two games out of the eight seed in the Eastern […]

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The 2015 MLB Hall Of Fame class has been announced, and it includes four players, marking the fourth time that four players have been elected in the same year, and the first time it’s happened since 1955. Those historic four are Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio. Martinez and Johnson were the […]

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While the Midwest was (finally) being covered in snow, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, and New York Knicks teamed up for a stunning and head scratching 3-team trade on Monday night. Cleveland sent Dion Waiters to Oklahoma City and Alex Kirk (non-guaranteed), Lou Amundson (non-guaranteed), and their 2019 second round pick to New York; […]

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The 2014 NFL regular season has come to an end, and with that end came Black Monday, which saw the firing of four head coaches and two GMs (as well as one coach that simply walked away). Including the Oakland Raiders, who fired head coach Dennis Allen after Week 4, the NFL now has six […]

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With seven wins and three losses in the month of December as of the 29th, the Nashville Predators are looking good. The Predators sit in 4th place in the NHL, just two points behind Central division-leading Chicago Blackhawks with two games in hand. The New Youth is key to furthering any organization, and the Predators […]

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