The Farokhmanesh-ites Continue to Steal My Heart [Sweet 16 Live Thread]

3/26/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

One Cinderella went down last night, as Cornell lost to Kentucky, but there are a couple more darlings to root for tonight. Omar Samhan and the...

It's All About Big Red Tonight [Sweet 16 Live Thread]

3/25/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

After a week off, March Madness is back with some Sweet 16 action. Injuries will play a role in some of these games tonight, as Syracuse's ...

Why the "Farokhmanesh-ites" are my favorites going into the Sweet 16

3/23/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

The Northern Iowa Panthers have been easily the best "Cinderella" story in this still-early NCAA Tournament. Other than Cornell and St. M...

Sidney Crosby fights, whines when others fight back

3/23/10 in NHL   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

Not much beats a hockey fight, and when it includes one of the best players in the game, who's actually the one initiating all the contact an...

This... Is March Madness. [Day 2 NCAA Tournament Live Thread]

3/19/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

It's going to be really hard to follow the first day of the tournament, but today has something yesterday never did - the power of Gus Johnson. I t...

What a long, long day of Madness. A summary of Day 1 of the Tourney.

3/19/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

For any of those that missed it, what a first day of the NCAA Tournament. 4 total overtimes happened in the 16 games. 7 upsets (according to rankin...

Welcome To Outdoor Baseball (Again), Minnesota. [2010 MLB Previews: Minnesota Twins]

3/3/10 in MLB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

The 2010 Minnesota Twins are a team coming off another AL Central title, their seventh in the past nine years, and their second consecutive season ...

The Annual "What time does the Superbowl start?" question. Hint: It's the same time every year.

2/7/10 in NFL   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

I'm convinced because of the above picture that the majority of American's memory is only 364 days. Year after year, seeing what time the S...

Strange Superbowl Prop Bets 2010

2/3/10 in NFL   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

My favorite part of any Superbowl that my team wasn't a part of (for my life, all) has been the ridiculous prop bets. Prop bets are fun things ...

Hedo Turkoglu and "Ball".

1/29/10 in NBA   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

Hedo Turkoglu had an interesting interview last night after a Toronto Raptors win over the New York Knicks. By interesting, it's just awkward ...

For I think the 5th time already - Francisco Liriano is not "back to 2006 form".

1/29/10 in MLB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

It's a phrase that I, and many Twins fans have heard repeatedly over the past 2 1/2 years now, and it's one I was sick of hearing once pitchers and...

Jose Offerman has really done well since his MLB playing days have been over. By which I mean not only does he attack players with a bat, he punches an umpire when arguing calls.

1/17/10 in MLB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

It may be a little bit of an understatement, but Jose Offerman should probably get some help on his anger issues, if he hasn't already....

It's not quite March, but we sure did have a great slate of games yesterday.

1/10/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

The week started with the number one ranked Kansas Jayhawks almost losing at home to Cornell and came close to snapping a 50-game home winning stre...

Ahh, The Power of Three's...and Incredibly High-Pressuring Full-Court Defense.

1/10/10 in NCAABB   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

After the Gophers first Big Ten loss at Purdue last week, Minnesota faced the Buckeyes at the Barn yesterday afternoon. A first half of back-and...

Matt Cassel: Not Exactly the Best $63 Million Investment I've Ever Seen.

12/13/09 in NFL   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3292 respect

The biggest story of the 2008-09 NFL season was the Week 1 knee injury of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, who ended up being out for the entire ...