HBO Real Sports’ 1985 Chicago Bears: MUST WATCH


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I should not have doubted HBO Real Sports. I have to take back what I said previously about their 1985 Chicago Bears feature. I made those statements based off their press release previewing the episode and hyping it up. After seeing it, I have to say that I was wrong. Completely wrong.

You have to see the Real Sports piece on the 1985 Chicago Bears. It was incredible. Incredibly good. It was the polar opposite of the puff piece features you see on local Chicago TV.

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Bulls miss Joakim Noah like the deserts miss the rain


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Joakim Noah played 22 minutes yesterday, and 23 minutes in the previous contest. However, he’s just not truly himself. Noah is active, but the he’s the Noah we know and love who was first team All-NBA and the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.

Joakim Noah has entirely missed 12 of 46 games this season, and the Chicago Bulls miss him. Like the deserts miss the rain. (credit the late ’90s Saturday Night Live re-occurring character “Mango” who made that song popular)

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Chicago Bulls: maybe it’s time to push the panic button


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Maybe it is indeed time for fans of the Chicago Bulls to push the panic button. I still maintain that they’re going to be fine in the end and that all the negativity we’ve heard lately is an overreaction. The main producer for ESPN’s NBA programming agrees with what I said a few days ago that the Chicago Bulls should be alright when it counts.

However, I also understand the causes for concern. There are plenty of issues to be worried about.

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Man United transfer rumors: Depay, Tagseth, Nani


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Here are the latest Man United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

Manchester United may have missed out on Martin Odegaard after the 16-year-old opted to join Real Madrid but Louis van Gaal could sign another Norwegian wonderkid in the form of Edvard Sandvik Tagseth.

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Tottenham transfer rumors: Depay, Kane, Berbatov, Ings


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Here are the latest Tottenham Hotspur transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from White Hart Lane.

Interesting development with Harry Kane, who’s truly starting to become one of the Spurs franchise players.

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Krzyzewski 1,000 more a Disney movie than anything


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It was all set up so perfectly for the event strategy of Mike Krzyzewski 1,000.

Coach K was to become the first coach to get a grand in the very same venue in which he passed up Bobby Knight for the all-time wins record. That venue happened to be Madison Square Garden which bills itself as “the world’s most famous arena.”

MSG is located in the media capital of the world, New York City, which is just two hours away from West Point. Obviously, Army is where Coach K paid his dues and cut his teeth on his rise to power. Same goes for Knight, his college coach and mentor.

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Jameis Winston might still go #1, despite every red flag


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In politics they call it an “October Surprise,” huge game-changing news that doesn’t get leaked until very close to the election. The NFL Draft, like the Presidential election, has months of advance anticipation and speculation.

Jameis Winston might provide the most expected and obvious NFL Draft “October Surprise” ever this year.

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Five REALLY POINTLESS Super Bowl 49 Story Pitches


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We still have a week until Super Bowl 49, and already the idea of “our product relates to the Super Bowl because of reason XYZ” (no, it doesn’t, sorry) has been beaten to death. TO DEATH!

The “harrowing bye week that no one enjoys” is now over. And indeed my inbox has made it feel like “the road to the Super Bowl is long and pointless.”

If you had trash like this e-mailed to you in bulk everyday for two weeks straight you might begin to feel the same.

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2015 NFL Mock Draft 1-26-15


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Welcome to another edition of our  2015 NFL mock draft. We also have many feature stories on quite a few of the prospects, so click on on the name where highlighted for more details and information on that specific player.

Also check out our 2015 NBA mock draft and our 2016 NBA mock draft.

And our 2016 NFL mock draft.

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Man United transfer rumors: Dragovic, Wilson, Alves


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Here are the latest Man United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

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Man United transfer rumors: Bale, De Gea, Coleman, Clyne


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Here are the latest Man United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

We begin with the Gareth Bale and David de Gea potential swap that’s been talked about so much.

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Man United news and notes: De Gea, Van Gaal, FA Cup favorites


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Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. This is Man United news and notes. We begin with the latest on the David de Gea to Real Madrid potential transfer saga.

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