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Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler to start in Week 17

With an all-important game on the horizon in Week 17, the Chicago Bears have decided to stick with struggling quarterback Jay Cutler under center. Head coach Marc Trestman made the decision early in the week to avoid any controversy. But there are surely some Bears fans who will want Josh McCown at quarterback after Cutler’s last two weeks.

Clint Dempsey scores first goal, Sounders tie Galaxy on last night of MLS regular season

Clint Dempsey finally scored a goal in his return to MLS. It took more than eight games, but his run of futility is officially over. Unfortunately, the goal was not enough to help the Seattle Sounders do more than tie the LA Galaxy 1-1 Sunday night.

The Top 10 most authentic racing movies of all-time

To honor the brilliance of Ron Howard as the release of his newest flick “Rush” comes this weeked, it seems like a good time for a top 10 movies list. Rush opened Friday night in New York and Los Angeles with a wide release starting next week. Rush is a racing movie, in case you haven’t heard. So, […]

Dennis Rodman rips President Obama over North Korea

In one of the most bizarre sports stories in decades, eccentric NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has become close friends with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over the past few months. Now Rodman has reportedly lashed out at American President Barack Obama for not engaging North Korea diplomatically.

Sir Alex Ferguson retiring from Manchester United?

Several British newspapers are reporting that Sir Alex Ferguson is contemplating retirement after 27 seasons as the manager for Manchester United. The 71-year-old is said to be seriously considering stepping away and would go out on a high note, as Man U. wrapped up it’s 20th Premier League title recently.

Yovanni Gallardo arrested for OWI, and the Brewers need to take action

According to ESPN Milwaukee’s Drew Olson, Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo was arrested early Monday morning for OWI.

Diamondbacks out of line in forcing Dodgers fans to change clothes

This past weekend, five of my friends and I embarked on a road trip to watch the Milwaukee Brewers play a series in Missouri against the St. Louis Cardinals. We all wore different amounts of Brewers gear, ranging from a replica Ryan Braun jersey to simply a Milwaukee cap. We were met with all different […]

Brad Stevens and Butler Do It Again

We’ve seen Butler pull of upsets time and time again under Brad Stevens, to a point where it’s almost expected of them. But Saturday’s thrilling win over #1 Indiana was different, and it was one of Stevens’ finest moments during his tenure at the helm of the Bulldogs.

Week 4 Recap and Photo Diary:
A Weekend of Love, Laughter, and One Heck of a Football Thrill

Once again, this past weekend’s edition of the MSF-La Quinta CFB Road Trip was special and memorable for so many reasons beyond the actual game itself. But what made this trip even more special is that the game, in this case Ohio State versus Purdue, featured one of the most exciting sports finishes I’ve ever witnessed first hand.

Fantasy Football Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups & Advice

As we reach the halfway point of the Fantasy regular season, bye-weeks and injuries continue to wreak havoc on teams. To help you out, I have a list of completely new waiver wire pick-ups to look at for each position.

MSF Big Ten Picks: Week 7 Recap

For the first time this season, I actually get the opportunity to gloat about a perfect week of picks.

Notre Dame Joins ACC … But Not In Football (Not Quite, Anyway)

Notre Dame has agreed to join the ACC in all sports…but one. It does appear, though, that some of the outside pressure for Notre Dame football to join a conference got the university sweating a bit, just not enough to completely join a conference.

Fred Jackson Injury: Leaves Game After Hit To Knee

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson left the game in the second quarter today after a hit to the knee. The RB was the leading fantasy RB last year until he sustained an injury. His return is questionable. Jackson took the hit as the Bills trailed the Jets 21-0 in the second quarter. He had a […]

What Kirk Hinrich’s Return Means for the Chicago Bulls

The Bulls brought back an old friend today: Kirk Hinrich. What will his role be this time around? And what does this move mean for the Bulls?

Slikk.com is a slick new search alternative to Google and Bing

Slikk.com is looking to compete with the search engine big boys, and it does have a few differentiators that make it worth trying out for yourself.