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1934 Cincinnati Reds: The Worst Team in NFL History!
I was researching an article I was going to write (The 10 Worst Teams in NFL History), and to my ...
The 1988 Cincinnati Bengals: Kings of the Jungle!
No matter what team you cheer for, there is always that one season for that team that didn’t quite make ...
Remembering the 1977 Broncos and the Orange Crush Defense!
The Denver Broncos, like several franchises, did not have a good start to their franchise. From 1960-1972, they had a ...
Indiana Basketball Weekly W/Steve Risley: IU/Iowa Recap
Join Mike Goodpaster and Steve Risley as they recap a tough loss in Iowa. Brought to you by http://betting.net/ Indiana ...
The Top 8 Sports Gambling Scandals in history
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Big Ten Power Rankings 1/12/22
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The Nine Most underrated Heavyweight Boxers of All-Time
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Rope a Dope Radio: Canelo vs Charlo? Crawford Files Lawsuit Against Top Rank! Spence vs Bud 2022?
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Mike Tyson: Myth or legend?
Mike Tyson: Myth or Legend? I hear a lot of younger people nowadays say that Tyson was the “greatest” or ...
How the Movie Eight Men Out Created a False Narrative about Shoeless Joe Jackson
Eight Men Out has always been one of my favorite books and movies, so today, I thought we would look ...
The Hypocrisy of Major League Baseball, Gambling, Steroids, and Why it’s Time to Put Pete Rose in the Hall
If you have ever read my previous articles about Pete Rose, you will be surprised by this, but many things ...
Top 10 Center Fielders in Baseball History
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From Worst to First: The Unlikely Rise of the 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Five wins in three seasons—twenty-six losses in their first 26 games. When legendary USC coach John ...
2022 NFL Mock Draft 1.0
With the playoffs here, and the top 18 picks of the first round set, take a ...

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1990 NBA Finals: The end of an era, and a bridge to a new era:
Nowadays, the 1990 NBA Finals inspire neither ...
1990 Finals Reloaded Part II: The growth process
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