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JDS Podcast Episode 165: People Getting Their Feelings Hurt

by Junior D April 26, 2016
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This week Lou and Junior D discuss the first round of the NBA Playoffs, The Cavs and Spurs getting some rest, the Clippers franchise being snake bit, Blake Griffin being soft, prediction changes for the playoffs, Sam Bradford and Patriots fans getting their feeling hurt and the Browns finally getting some things right for a […]

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JDS Podcast Episode 131: Tom Brady Hates Cell Phones

by Junior D July 29, 2015
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In this week’s episode Lou and Junior D discuss big game contracts in college football, benefits that universities receive for scheduling these games, Braxton Miller’s position change, cost of attendance being used to recruit players, the NFL/Tom Brady shit show and this week we give you our NFC North predictions. As always, this is an […]

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Defeating a Defeatist Attitude

by Rich M June 18, 2014
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I’m going to go outside my realm of focusing on hockey to give my opinion on U.S. soccer and specifically Jurgen Klinsmann. Truth be told, I know as much about the X’s and O’s of soccer as I do about the politics of Egypt. I probably couldn’t name five players off the top of my […]

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US Wins but It Wasn’t Pretty

by Junior D June 17, 2014
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The World Cup has begun and everyone in the United States is extremely excited about the win over Ghana in their opening match. Especially since Ghana has beaten the US in the past two World Cup matches. This was a big win for the US Men’s National Team and I’m just as excited to see […]

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The Media’s Three Card Monte

by Junior D December 20, 2013
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I know that everyone is all over this Duck Dynasty story that seems to be the new flavor of the month. It got me thinking about these “big” stories in sports that fade out almost as quickly as they hit Facebook and Twitter. Since the whole Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin story broke, every sensitivity expert gave […]

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Time to Live Your Dreams That Went Away

by Mike Rudd October 30, 2013
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Remember when you had dreams.  When you were a kid…well it’s time to start living those dreams that went away. Oh you know what I am talking about, when someone used to ask you a question like… “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I want to be a baseball player for […]

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Teaching Your Kids to be a Wuss

by Junior D October 23, 2013
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I’ve played sports and been a sports fan for the majority of my life. I’ve been on both sides of a blowout. It never feels good to be on the receiving end of an absolute ass-kicking. One parent, in Texas, was so upset about their high school football team losing that they decided to file […]

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Public Service Announcement: Do Not DVR Football Games

by Bryan Z. August 6, 2013
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It’s August; which means any retail store you walk into has Back to School sales all over the place, each passing day has less and less daylight, and families all over the country are trying to squeeze one last vacation into a quickly ending summer. While August might signal the official end to summer, it […]

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News & Notes…

by Bryan Z. July 10, 2013
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There has been a lot going on in the world of sports. Sadly I do not have enough time to write a story about everything making headlines. And let’s be honest, most of what is making headlines isn’t worth discussing in the first place. But at last, that is what sports has regretfully become; a […]

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The Sports Fans’ Guide to the 4th of July

by Bryan Z. July 4, 2013
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Summer is in full swing and has reached its unofficial half-way point. That means we’re on the brink of another July 4th weekend. With temperatures on the rise and back to school sales on the horizon, it’s important that we take a break in the middle of the summer to have a little fun. The […]

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