Conference Play Approaching

With the NFL entering its final week, there are many questions yet to be answered. Will the Lions really go winless this year? Will Drew Brees break Dan Marino’s passing yard record? Which mediocre team will win the AFC West? What will Bret Favre’s depressing post game press conference look like? But with all those […]

Geez…that shook the bushes

NCAA Men’s hoops served up a feast on Saturday including two match-ups pitting top ten teams.

On the surface these contests could appear as nothing more than games in December, but don’t be mistaken these battles will serve as a gauge of things to come.

Game of the Week (GOTW) 12/15 – 12/21

Was there a game this past week that had you riveted to your seat? Maybe it was a game you saw in person. Maybe the action was so intense you dare not touch the remote. OR is there a game that you are looking forward to this week? Let’s us know about it here.

Performance of the Week (POTW) 12/15 – 12/21

Have you seen a great sports performance this week – maybe on the national level or the local level? Was it a feat of athletic prowess, an incredible accomplishment, or an ultimate act of sportsmanship? Here’s the place to note that performance.

Cooking with Chas: What’s Next on the Hot Stove

With the Yankees making their $240 million splash, and two of the four marquee free agents–CC Sabathia and Francisco Rodriguez–finding new homes last week, what’s going to be the next big news on the hot stove burner? It appears that Mark Teixeira is going to decide where he’ll settle before we hear any news about […]

Big East Good for Irish Football, Too?

I’m gonna re-open an old bottle of beer here. It’s been talked about before, usually while ND football is hitting the depths of its existence … like after Ty’s 3rd season and right now during the embarrassing Weis Era. The simple question is this: Should Notre Dame football join the rest of Fighting Irish sports […]

Tale of the tape: Duke and Xavier

Setting: Saturday, 2:00 pm at the Izod Center – or the Arena formerly known as Byrne Arena or formerly known as the Meadowlands. Conflict : Duke vs. Xavier Plot: Duke (9-1) comes into the game ranked 6th in the AP and Coaches Polls. Xavier (9-0) enters the contest ranked 7th in both polls. Sub-Plots: The […]

Challenge 2 – Medal Stand

Many thanks to our participants.  Yes, this time around the Challenge was not for the faint of heart. Drum roll please: Gold Medal – Chas Silver Medal – Crossword Pete Bronze Medal – Doug Potter