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Dispatch from the Edge: Week Ending 11/25/11

November 25, 2011

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By Michael Devlin 28-year old Marko Cheseto, an All-American distance runner who’d won several championships, went missing from the University of Alaska Anchorage on Sunday night, November 6th. He survived the outdoors for nearly three days through snowstorms and was discovered wandering near campus early Wednesday morning, wearing light clothes with no hat or gloves. […]

Tippy’s Corner VIII: Why Verlander and other Cy Young Winners Shouldn’t Be MVPs

November 24, 2011

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By John Lund Justin Verlander was recently named the 2011 AL MVP to go along with his 2011 Cy Young Award. He became the first pitcher voted MVP since Oakland’s Dennis Eckersley in 1992 and the first starting pitcher since Boston’s Roger Clemens in 1986, leaving some heads shaking, including mine. Many baseball fans agree […]

Beast or Bust: NFL Week 12 Fantasy Analysis

November 24, 2011

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By Jeremy Sickel Beast: Jermichael Finley – Based on what we’ve seen the entire season, the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the Packers and Lions is set to be a barn burner. Aaron Rodgers does a very good job of spreading the rock around and with the pressure the Lions front four will apply, Finley will […]

Minute with Meltdown: What I’m Thankful For…

November 23, 2011

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By Matt Melton The holiday season is the perfect time for us to slow down and spend a few moments in thought, to take stock of everything that is important to us and our lives, and to really appreciate the blessings given to us. When you are finished with that, here’s a random tongue-hand-foot-arm-shoulder-elbow-thigh-in-cheek look […]

NFL Week 12 Power Rankings

November 22, 2011

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By Geoff Ratliff Not much movement in the top ten teams this week as many of the expected contenders are starting to find their groove heading into the final third of the season. Week 12 brings us a couple of prime time match ups with Green Bay visiting Detroit and The Brothers Harbaugh squaring off […]

Off the Cuff: Border War, I Bid you Adieu

November 22, 2011

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By Jeremy Sickel The Border War is the moniker given to the intense rivalry between two universities planted squarely in the heart of our great country. The University of Missouri Tigers and the University of Kansas Jayhawks have a rich history matched by no other, due to their roots dating back to the Pre-Civil War […]

Why so Serious?: Luda-crazy!

November 22, 2011

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By Matt Sheiner Ludacris is back baby, and that boy is on fire. The new mix tape “taking it back to the streets” is no joke. The second I saw he dropped some new music I instantly began listening. He is one of the most overlooked, underrated rappers ever and in recent conversations with friends […]