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Alex Montag

How Will Favre Fare in Minnesota? 0

  • Posted by: Alex Montag
  • August 21, 2009, 1:26 PM

Take a look at the key events of the legendary, now slightly damaged, career of Brett Favre.

There was the beloved franchise quarterback in Green Bay, who rewrote the record books and consistently led his team into the playoffs year after year. There was the aging future Hall of Famer nicknamed Brett the Jet, who failed in New York at the end of the 2008 season. Now, after two “retirements,” the Brett Favre saga continues and Favre Fever has spread to a new location: Minnesota.

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Caroline Thayer

Y.E. Yang Tames Tiger 0

  • Posted by: Caroline Thayer
  • August 20, 2009, 12:41 PM

At the PGA Championship last Sunday, all of Asia celebrated the victory of South Korean Y.E. Yang. Yang became the first Asian to ever win a major PGA tournament. Finishing the tournament at 8-under put him ahead of Tiger Woods, who finished 5-under.

Going into the final round, Tiger was ahead by two strokes, but he bogeyed the final two holes. He admitted that his shots were good but he couldn’t finish the job with his putting.

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Zach Parnes

Breaking Down a Busy NFL Preseason 0

  • Posted by: Zach Parnes
  • August 18, 2009, 11:38 AM

The NFL preseason is under way!

Many teams are already making an impact. As a former football player myself, I realize how unimportant the preseason may seem. But it really does give players kind of a heads up for the upcoming season.

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Daniel Radov

Cardinals Rotation is Armed and Dangerous 0

  • Posted by: Daniel Radov
  • August 17, 2009, 1:46 PM

Great pitching always beats great hitting. That’s the motto. It explains why so many pitchers are selected in the first round of the amateur draft. It is also explains why one pitcher, like CC Sabathia last year in Milwaukee, can turn a mid-level team into an immediate winner. 

This year in the National League, many contenders have multiple aces on their staffs. The Phillies sport Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels, while the Dodgers lead with Chad Billingsley and Clayton Kershaw. San Francisco might have the best tandem of all, with Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum.

The St. Louis Cardinals have emerged with a pitching combination of their own, which has helped put them into the championship discussion and first place in the NL Central.

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Jeremy Smith

Mountain Biking in Colorado 0

  • Posted by: Jeremy Smith
  • August 14, 2009, 12:53 PM

Jeremy Smith is on location to experience mountain biking in Colorado firsthand...

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Cedric Lewis

Phillies Gamble by Going with Pedro 0

  • Posted by: Cedric Lewis
  • August 13, 2009, 7:31 PM

On Monday, one MLB veteran saw his career take a turn for the better, while a fellow veteran saw his career take a turn for the worse.

That was the day that the Philadelphia Phillies announced that Pedro Martinez would be added to the Phillies rotation and Jamie Moyer would be sent to the bullpen.

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Alex Montag

Yankees Take Control of the East 0

  • Posted by: Alex Montag
  • August 12, 2009, 4:09 PM

Just days after a four-game sweep over the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees are looking as amazing as ever.

Finally, the three big players they signed before the season (CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, and Mark Texeira) are really paying off. And veterans such as Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettite, and Mariano Rivera are playing to perfection.

Even Joe Girardi, who replaced beloved manager Joe Torre, has won over the fans in New York. But what’s next? How has this series affected both the Yankees and the Red Sox?

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