Milwaukee Brewers Thriving In Dog Days of April

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The Milwaukee Brewers are off to one of the best starts in franchise history, and have baseball’s best record. How have they done it? Read on to find out.

Controversial Wrestling Legend Ultimate Warrior Dies at Age 54

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After a weekend of mainstream media coverage including Daniel Bryan’s coronation and the Undertaker’s loss at the hands of Brock Lesner, the pro wrestling world was stunned by the untimely death of the Ultimate Warrior.

On Daniel Murphy and New York Media Going National

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New York sports talk radio resumed regularly scheduled programming Thursday after second baseman Daniel Murphy returned to the New York Mets lineup.

Murphy’s wife went into labor on Sunday. Taking advantage of a rule placed as part of MLB’s Collective Bargaining Agreement in 2011, Murphy took three days paternity leave for the birth of his child in Florida, missing the Mets first two games of the season.

2014 MLB Predictions – Records, Division Standings and World Series picks

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They tell me not to do this every season. By making baseball win/loss record predictions in March, I open myself up to ridicule by early September.

That’s fine. Feel free to look at all my awful picks from last year, including the Blue Jays winning the American League East and the Red Sox “rebounding” with 83 wins. And there was more, I had the Angels winning the AL West and the St. Louis Cardinals missing the playoffs.

Jameis Winston role in baseball brawl overblown

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There was a bench clearing brawl during the Florida St./Florida baseball game.

Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is on the Florida St. baseball roster. So, Jameis Winston was in a bench-clearing brawl.

How Would North Dakota State Fare in Big XII?

In the past several months, North Dakota State University has proven it can compete with the big boys. How would the school perform if it joined the Big XII conference?

Tom Hamilton’s wish for Aroldis Chapman becomes reality

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Does Cleveland Indians radio voice Tom Hamilton now feel that justice has been served?

Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman suffered facial fractures after being hit by a line drive by Kansas City’s Salvador Perez in a horrific incident during Cactus League play. The four second clip with the sound of ball hitting Chapman’s face is sickening.

The Billion Dollar Question – Could Bracket Challenge Lead to Scandal?

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Warren Buffett’s $1 billion bracket challenge is a dumb idea.

Spitting Out the Seeds – Kurt’s NCAA Bracket Projection

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Today is college basketball’s equivalent to Christmas Eve. Most of the shopping has been done, and members of the tournament selection committee quarantined on the 18th floor of an Indianapolis hotel since mid-week now have a good idea of how the brackets for the NCAA Tournament will play out.

Creighton and Wichita State Remain Slighted by National Media

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Doug McDermott saved his best for his final home game, while Wichita State extended its season record to 34-0 by winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

Creighton and Wichita St. remain college basketball’s best stories, but again took a back seat thanks to yet installment of the tired Duke/North Carolina rivalry, promoted ad nauseam by ESPN.

National Championship would cement Bo Ryan’s Legacy

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All Bo Ryan needs to cap his amazing coaching resume is a national championship.

FOX News reports, you decide…if you are watching correct Daytona 500

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On Sunday thousands of NASCAR fans took to social media while watching the Daytona 500 telecast believing that Danica Patrick was a contender and that Jimmie Johnson had repeated as winner of the Great American Race.

Playing the Big Ten Field, Dan Dakich Style

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There is RPI and now even BPI. But the final opinions on which Big Ten teams make the NCAA Tourney should be left to Dan Dakich and Seth Davis.

Marcus Smart and Jeff Orr both crossed the line

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There are no winners from the events that unfolded during the final seconds of the Oklahoma State/Texas Tech basketball game Saturday night.

If Broncos win, Mike Adams plans emotional walk home

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Will Denver Broncos safety Mike Adams follow through on his plan to walk home in game uniform to his childhood home in Paterson N.J. if his team wins Super Bowl XLVIII?

If the 10-year veteran, who was originally undrafted, pulls it off it will instantly become an epic story.