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[2 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

One thing that separates me from the talking heads on TV who dish out extreme views on sports only to never be held accountable (aside from the fact I’m not on TV) is that I’m willing to admit when I’m wrong. A week ago, I said to my friends that Cavs point guard Mo Williams can only be counted on when the Cavs are already rolling. With no statistics to back up my thinking, it seemed to me that Mo would light it up from 3-point land only when the …

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[22 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

It’s draft day! For sports fans like me, today is a big day. Despite the fact that annually the Cleveland Browns find a way to draft talent that never pans out, the draft is still exciting. Here’s my perspective on what to expect from the Browns tonight in Round 1 of the NFL Draft.
The first thought process to go ahead and remove from your consciousness is the idea of team need. The Browns need talent at nearly every position, so need will most likely not factor into the 1st round …

human behavior »

[9 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

One of the main reasons I don’t write enough on my own blog is that I generally underestimate the value of my thoughts. What I mean is, a blog is just a diary opened up for the world unless there’s content that can inspire or teach others in some way. Well, I’m going to take a few minutes and drop some wisdom on you. Please note that I do not have a single one of these thoughts yet. I’m hoping at least 5 or more come to mind, starting… NOW!
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[6 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Much like the pollen in the sweet spring air that makes my eyes water, this blog is back. No, seriously.
I’m going to back up these words with actions to make you believe. But of course those actions will actually be words, but that’s the point.

TV, human behavior, sports »

[15 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Is there currently a more annoying phrase in sports broadcasting than, “it’s a copycat league”? For the sake of this discussion, let’s set aside the ridiculous overuse of the word “swagger.” Even Lou Holtz is talking about “swagger” now. “It’s a copycat league.”
If you’ve heard this, and I bet you have, there’s a 95% chance you’ve heard it in reference to NFL teams turning to the wildcat formation on offense. You know the formation I’m talking about. The team’s usual QB either comes to the sidelines for a play or …