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What to Expect on Super Sunday

By Jeff Weisinger, published on Feb 1, 2014

... Seattle's defense can in fact hold off the powerful force that is Peyton Manning and the Broncos' offense.

Both teams were favored to be in the big game midway through the season, both teams finished the regular season 13-3, both teams had statement wins in their respective conference championship games and both teams will be playing each other for the second time this season.

For those interested, they played a preseason game in August. Seattle won 40-10.

So what should we expect when the ball is kicked off at 6:37 p.m. EST on Sunday?

What we shouldn't expect is ... (more)

Tags: football, nfl, nyc, new jersey, championship, super bowl, new york city, national football league, 2014, american football, pro football, seattle seahawks, denver broncos

From the Top of the Hill to the Top of California Baseball

By Jeff Weisinger, published on May 24, 2010

For a team that represents a school with what seems to be an infinite number of stairs, it's only right to say that the Renegades took each and every step towards a championship in 2010.It wasn't close to a perfect season by any means, however, the saying does go "It's not how you start, but how you finish."What was looked at in the fall as a young, and maybe questionable pitching rotation and an experienced and dominant lineup with a young, second-year head coach, became an all-around dominant team once the spring came about.We wanted to compare them to the 2009 squad that won a school-record... (more)

Tags: baseball, california, state, championship, college, fremont, ohlone college, junior college, 2010, cccaa, hill, title, first

The Bowl Half Full

By Eric Karlan, published on Dec 10, 2009

...who was listening from Idaho to Texas to, well, everywhere in the United States, uttered the same exasperated sound: "UGH!" Any noise that varied from this syllable probably conveyed some combination of expletives.

Every year, when officials announce the pairings for the five Bowl Championship Series games, the nation shares a collective moment of disappointment. Feeling cheated by the BCS system has evolved into a kneejerk reaction for sports fans across America. Like breathing and sleeping, it just happens - no matter what happens.

This year, conspiracy theorists cried... (more)

Tags: football, bcs, tcu, boise, state, championship, undefeated, college, bowl, fiesta

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