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  1. Stupidity runs rampant in the WWE!

    In high school, one of my teachers often complained that "stupidity runs rampant" when the class wasn't exactly swift on the uptake on a particular day. Sad to say, that same malaise of stupidity has a permanent home in the WWE.

    The company's much-maligned creative team underwent an overhaul recently, with long-time Raw head writer Brian Gewirtz apparently having been deep-sixed (don't know all the details), among other things, but Vince McMahon's refusal to train his writers ...
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  2. The matchup the NBA wanted---for the wrong reasons

    There's a reason I don't watch much basketball anymore. I'm more of a baseball/football guy, though I'll flip on golf if there's not much else holding my attention.

    In the last several years, the NBA has become more about politics, pecking orders, and Madison Avenue, not specifically in that order. The Association is beholden to its corporate partners, and that doesn't stop with ABC/ESPN (Disney) & TNT (Time-Warner). Whether you want to believe it or not, on a legitimately level ...
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  3. A Giant night

    The following was posted on one of my other blogs, The Land of Whatever.
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    Super Bowl XLVI has just ended, with Tom Brady's last-second Hail Mary pass falling incomplete in the end zone, giving the New York Giants their 4th Super Bowl win, 21-17. It is the 2nd win for Big Blue in the Tom Coughlin era, as he matches Bill Parcells' 2 rings.

    Brady, the poster boy for the NFL's policy of overprotecting their star players, committed an odd ...
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  4. The curse of Citi Field?

    Ever since the New York Mets opened their new playpen in Flushing 2 years ago, the team has been beset by a seemingly endless spate of injuries to key players. Year 3 at Citi Field has been more of the same.

    The Mets opened the season knowing their ace, Johan Santana, would not be available until at least mid-July, recovering from shoulder surgery. Outfielder Jason Bay was placed on the DL right before the start of the season, and the impact of his absence was devastating. Bay returned ...
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  5. History's the real winner

    Later tonight, the Green Bay Packers & Pittsburgh Steelers, with 9 Super Bowl titles between them, will meet in Arlington, Texas in Super Bowl 45. The dynasty of the 60's vs. the dynasty of the 70's. You could not script the development of this game any better than fate did.

    Aaron Rodgers is simply the hottest QB left in the tournament. His Packers have bounced three division winners (Chicago beat NFC West champ Seattle) en route to the "Big Game". So what if they lost ...
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