Sports

Brett Favre Backups – Through the Years

Often times when a great player plays quarterback for a franchise for a long time, it is interesting to see who played as a backup for him. Who became your own starting quarterback? Who had started elsewhere but was ending their career here? Here we see backups for Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre over […]

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Ring Larnder and the Black Sox scandal of 1919

The Chicago “Black Sox Scandal” of 1919 shook baseball to the core and nearly ruined the game. Sports journalist Ring Lardner was at the center of the story, regularly reporting on the subsequent trial and the ban on the eight players involved. The case shook Lardner’s belief in the game and robbed baseball of one […]

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6 good books to read on your travels

Nothing could be more arbitrary than deciding which are the best books to read while traveling. Reading is such a subjective activity, based on personal preference, that telling anyone to take Janna Gray’s Kilingiri or Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code with them on the plane is nerve-wracking. On the other hand, suggesting a good […]

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Hockey News – NHL to fight KHL

The NHL is closing in on a deal with the KHL to play two exhibition games next season. Every week I like to pick a random hockey story that I think is interesting enough to share with the rest of the hockey community. I came across this story from Darren Dreger on TSN and after […]

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Top 5 teams to watch this season

Well, the new season has finally arrived, and once again we are getting ready to see who the “Cinderella” teams will be. We want to know how the teams are doing compared to last year. We also want to know if the good teams from last year will be able to play well again. I’m […]