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Sports Miscellanea

1) Someone needs to rethink her facebook friend requests  (h/t SP): A former high school football star whose dreams of a pro career were shattered by a rape conviction burst into tears Thursday as a judge threw out the charge … Continue reading

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Memories of 1994

With the Rangers facing the Devils beginning on Monday to see who makes it to the Stanley Cup finals, I am reminded of the last time they met in the conference finals.  Trailing 3-2 heading into game six in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Why I’m Tired Today

Was at the Verizon Center in Washington, waiting for someone from the Rangers to do this:

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Sports in Crisis

1) University of Kentucky, recent winner of the NCAA men’s tournament, is now losing it’s entire starting five to the NBA draft: Kentucky’s starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together. Now, they will go their … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Staals

Like the NFL, the NHL is beginning to face up to the consequences of players being exposed to repeated concussions.  In a particularly unpleasant incident, last season Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes checked his younger brother Marc Staal of … Continue reading

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He’s Baaaaaaaack!!!!

Like Freddy Krueger, Jason, and Michael Myers before him , Sean Avery just keeps coming back for more: The New York Rangers have officially placed Sean Avery on re-entry waivers, signaling the fan favorite will likely return to the team.

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This Week in: For F***’s Sake!

1)  Rick Perry had a meal with the Donald and now isn’t so sure Obama’s birth certificate is legit: The Republican White House hopeful said he has “no reason to believe” that President Obama was not born in the United … Continue reading

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Aaron Rome Suspended Four Games For Hit On Horton

Nathan Horton’s season is done because of the severe concussion inflicted on him by Aaron Rome in last night’s Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks. Now, Rome’s season is over as … Continue reading

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Anyone Have A Good Rhyme For “Vezina”?

I’m trying to compose an epic poem fitting of Tim Thomas’s accomplishments in Game 5, and I’m drawing a blank. The Versus announcers repeatedly called this stop in the third the save of the season. Thomas had come out out … Continue reading

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The Great Retreat North

Throughout the 90’s and into the past decade, the NHL underwent a major migration southward to places where lakes never freeze.  Winnepeg moved to Phoenix.  Hartford moved to Carolina.  Quebec moved to Colorado.  Minnesota moved to Dallas.  New franchises were created … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait for Hockey Season To Start (next season)

Sure, I know, the NHL playoffs are still going on.  But who cares really?  All that matters is that on January 2, 2012 the NY Rangers will crush the Flyers outdoors in Philadelphia: Multiple media reports in Philadelphia, New York … Continue reading

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The Return of Jagr?

A bunch of Rangers were involved in an elimination game yesterday, one that resulted in the USA going home and the Czechs living to fight another day.  Jaromir Jagr pulled off the hat trick for the Czechs; there’s some chance … Continue reading

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