Monthly Archives: June 2011

The First Domino Falls: Rife Pleads Guilty

Columbus, Ohio tattoo parlor owner, Edward Rife, pleaded guilty yesterday in a US District Court in Columbus. Rife was the “unfortunate cog in the wheel,” according to his attorney, Stephen Palmer, that has resulted in the NCAA’s investigation of Ohio … Continue reading

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The Sad, But True History of the Cincinnati Bengals

And with that announcement, check out my debut post detailing the checkered history of our Stars in Stripes.

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Moving Day! Major Announcement for Monogrammed Tweezers

All this hard work has finally paid off! I’ve been selected by 101 Sports to be the new lead writer for the Bengals 101 franchise of their total sports information package. This is an exciting opportunity for me as I … Continue reading

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Reds Mid-term Report Card

Tomorrow night in Tampa will mark the halfway point in the Cincinnati Reds 2011 season. This morning, after 79 games, they stand tied for third place in the NL Central, four games behind Milwaukee, a game behind St. Louis, and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2011 NBA Draft

Perhaps more than any other major sport, the NBA draft is a crapshoot. For every Michael Jordan, Lebron James, or Derrick Rose, there are two Sam Bowies, Greg Odens, and Darko Milicics. This year’s draft was deemed by experts to … Continue reading

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My Apologies to Barney Fife

I’m not too proud to admit when I’m wrong. Back in April I compared the NCAA to Don Knotts’ fictitious lawman Barney Fife. At this time, I’d like to formally apologize to the surviving writers and cast of the Andy … Continue reading

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Memo to Lebron: Have Lunch with Rory McIlroy

A little over 60 days ago, I wrote here about young Rory McIlroy’s improbable choke job on Sunday at the Master’s. That day, McIlroy entered the competition with a 4-shot lead only to shoot an 80 en route to a … Continue reading

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