Archive for May, 2014

USA’s World Cup Draw Not as Bad as It Seems

May 22, 2014

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With the World Cup finals fast approaching the United States finds itself in Group G—what most pundits are considering this year’s Group of Death—facing first round matches against Ghana, Portugal, and Germany. When the groups were drawn back in December there was a good deal of handwringing from commentators and fans about the USA’s bad luck. I spent a good twenty minutes on the phone myself talking my dad off the conspiracy ledge once the groups were settled. (more…)

Draft Rewind – Green Bay Packers

May 21, 2014

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With the NFL draft dominating the sports landscape, let’s take a look back at each team’s hits and misses over the past 25 years.

FIVE BEST PICKS

1. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Cal. 1st round, #24 overall in 2005.

Rodgers was draft day fodder in 2005, but has since had the last laugh. One has to wonder his fate, had Cowboy CB Nate Jones not knocked Brett Favre out of the game on a Thursday night late in the 2007 season;

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