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  • NCAA Basketball Prepares For March Madness

    NCAA Basketball Prepares For March Madness

    Early season tournaments are all over and the non-conference schedules will be coming to end for college teams across the country.  The road to the Final Four truly begins in January when all schools enter conference play. ...
    December 28, 2012More
  • NASCAR in Las Vegas:  2013 Odds Maker

    NASCAR in Las Vegas: 2013 Odds Maker

    One of the most popular races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup series is the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Las Vegas is also one of the biggest tour attractions in the country.  Combining the natural excitement...
    December 14, 2012More
  • Where is the 2013 NBA All Star Game?

    Where is the 2013 NBA All Star Game?

    washingtonpost.com The NBA season is beginning to heat up as the temperatures outside begin cool off considerably.  The 2012-13 season is the first full length season after a strike shortened 2011-12 regular season.  It...
    December 7, 2012More
  • Season Recap, Daytona 500, & 2013 NASCAR Schedule

    Season Recap, Daytona 500, & 2013 NASCAR Schedule

    Image from Bloomberg.com The 2012 season has came and went.  The season ended with a fury for some and a fizzle for others.  Brad Keselowski captured his first Sprint Cup championship and Jimmie Johnson came up short on...
    November 30, 2012More
  • Super Bowl history in the Superdome

    Super Bowl history in the Superdome

    What is now known as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome was opened on August 3, 1975.  Since that time it has been the host of 6 Super Bowls and this season's finale will bring the total to 7.  The home of the New Orleans Saints...
    November 23, 2012More
  • Who will be in the BCS Championship?

    Who will be in the BCS Championship?

    There are just a few weeks left in the college football regular season and things took a crazy turn this past weekend.  I think everyone, including myself, had (4) Alabama penciled in for the BCS Championship game until...
    November 16, 2012More
  • College Basketball Opens Tonight

    College Basketball Opens Tonight

    Last week we ushered in a new season for the pro's and tonight we open the 2012-13 collegiate campaign.  Fans have longed for a night with an identity, a night in which we can truly deem as the "season opener".  Well,...
    November 9, 2012More
  • The NBA is back!

    The NBA is back!

    This week the NBA regular season began with several early season marquis match-ups.  It is a little too early for much meaning to come from these games but the bottom line is the NBA has returned.  It is becoming increasingly...
    November 2, 2012More
  • Turkey Day Tradition for the Cowboys

    Turkey Day Tradition for the Cowboys

    Tradition.  This is a word that is highly regarded among the NFL faithful.  When you think about tradition, names like Lombardi and Hallas come to mind.  Keeping tradition in the NFL has always been important to the fans,...
    October 25, 2012More
  • 2013 BCS Championship Preview

    2013 BCS Championship Preview

    So it might be a little early but I think its time to start looking at the legitimate contenders as we have reached the half way point of the college football season.  As for the usual the SEC has a strong presence in the...
    October 18, 2012More
  • 2013 Rose Bowl & Tournament of Roses Parade

    2013 Rose Bowl & Tournament of Roses Parade

    We have reached the 7th week of the 2012 college football season and its time to start thinking about bowl season!  The Tournament of Roses Parade is getting ready for the 2013 celebration this week by naming the seven...
    October 10, 2012More
  • Cabrera Wins Triple Crown, Season Recap, & Playoffs

    Cabrera Wins Triple Crown, Season Recap, & Playoffs

    Well that was quite a season folks.  Yesterday marked the end to 2012 MLB regular season and it seemed like history was being made all over the place.  The two individuals who lead the way with historical accomplishments...
    October 4, 2012More
  • Sprint Cup begins Chase at Chicagoland

    Sprint Cup begins Chase at Chicagoland

    Let the Racing Begin Well that was quite a finish to the 2012 regular season last weekend at Richmond International Raceway.  Clint Bowyer and his crew put in a great effort that landed themselves the victory, but that...
    September 12, 2012More
  • The NFL Returns Tonight! Begin Operation Clean Slate

    The NFL Returns Tonight! Begin Operation Clean Slate

    We have all waited, including Tony Romo, 7 long months but the wait is over.  Its back baby and there might not be anyone happier than Romo.  At this exact moment everyone has the same chance to make it to the Mercedes-Benz...
    September 5, 2012More
  • The Hunt for the Red(s) October: MLB Playoffs

    The Hunt for the Red(s) October: MLB Playoffs

    This Labor Day weekend we will watch the calendars flip over to September and on we go into the final month of the MLB regular season.  Lots of news worthy stories have been fluttering around baseball all season.  It has...
    August 31, 2012More
  • A Season's End: Ford EcoBoost 400

    A Season's End: Ford EcoBoost 400

    Only 2 races remain until the Sprint Cup Chase for the Cup kick off at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.  Hard to imagine that we have already come this far in 2012.  This season has been an exciting one and different...
    August 27, 2012More

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