Green Bay Packers; At Least They're not the Bears?

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The NFC North this year has been a case of who doesn’t want it, ever since the Packers lost their quarterback in Aaron Rodgers.  The Packers seemed destined to runaway with the division early on, however the untimely injury to Rodgers sent the division into a tailspin.  At times both the Bears and Lions seemed […] READ MORE


Green Bay Packers: “Too Legit to Quit?”

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You’ve gotta believe, right? The Packers have had an up-and-down season long before Aaron Rodgers went down to injury.  Since losing their best player, the Packers have established that their basement without Rodgers is pretty low and their best without him, surprisingly, can resemble something of a competent football team.  Matt Flynn, the quarterback that […] READ MORE


UFC Faces its Biggest Challenge in Wake of GSP’s Indefinite Leave

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The UFC has a problem on their hands, an organization that has the biggest stars and most recognizable names in all of mixed martial arts.  None of them are big draws anymore. Georges St-Pierre, who announced today he was taking an indefinite leave of absence and immediately vacating the welterweight championship, was the organizations biggest […] READ MORE


Determining the NFL’s Most Hated Team

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Last Word on Sports has been covering the most-hated teams across the major professional sports recently. With thousands of votes being cast, you can read here to see who are the NHL’s most-hated  teams and check back as we move through other sports. Looking across the landscape of the NFL, determining the most-hated team in […] READ MORE


Who Has the UFC’s Best Entrance to the Octagon?

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In addition to having the strongest pool of talent, one of the approaches that the UFC takes that both separates itself from its competitors and endears itself to its fans, is the underselling and limited production that goes into fighters entrances.  I was never a fan of the big flashy entrances with pyrotechnics, similar to […] READ MORE


Canadiens and Bruins are in a Division of Their Own

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The NHL and its fans are in their inaugural season of the new playoff format.  Gone is the conference playoff seeding and back is the divisional playoffs, divisional rivalries and competing head-to-head with your bigger rivals in trying to squeeze into the playoffs.  With more than a third of the season in the books, the […] READ MORE


Steelers Lose a Late-Round Draft Pick for Sideline Incident

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Mike Tomlin may not be smiling anymore. After the NFL came down with a $100,000 fine against the veteran coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, it had been widely speculated that the team may also see a draft pick stripped from them.  The conversation in the time leading up to the ultimate decision from the NFL […] READ MORE



Jacoby Ellsbury Repeats the Same Mistakes of Those Before Him

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The New York Yankees have put a knife through the hearts of Red Sox Nation yet again with their recent signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, a veteran Red Sox and two-time World Series champion. Maybe more so than any other large sports market in professional sports, being a champion with the Red Sox represents something to […] READ MORE


I Tried to Dislike Johny Hendricks, but I Just Can’t…

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Johny Hendricks has been climbing the welterweight division since he first entered the UFC.  Fight after fight he entered against a bigger-named opponent and left with a decisive win in his back pocket.  His knock-out of Jon Fitch at UFC 141 was a shock to many, but in hindsight maybe it shouldn’t have been.  After […] READ MORE