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Grote’s Gripes: Offensive Foul. Best Offensive Team Names

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WASHINGTON, DC – Last night was a pretty big night in the sports world with the Heat getting the victory in Game 7 over the pesky Pacers to reach the NBA finals.  My Bruins also crushed the Penguins 6-1 to go up two – love in their best of 7 series.  An absolutely dominating performance […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Boston vs New York Like Great Boxing Battles

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NEW YORK, NY – There is no bigger rivalry between two sports cities in this country than between New York and Boston.  This has been going on since the days of Boston Red Sox star Babe Ruth being sold to the Yankees.  I have been on both sides of the rivalry having grown up in […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Ain’t My Cross To Bear: Crosses In Sports

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ATLANTA, GA – Big wins last night for the Rangers and my Bruins. I hope we get to see them play each other in the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Even though I’m not a pro basketball fan, I have to admit that NYC is much more lively when the Knicks and Rangers […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Beat The Streak

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Thanks to my good friend Angry Ward, I have joined in on an MLB.com contest called Beat The Streak. The basis for the contest is to pick a player or two per day that gets at least one hit. If you can beat Joe DiMaggio’s streak of 56 consecutive games then you win $5.6 million. […]

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I Musta Got Lost: Louisville caps Incredible Week as Stars Get Lost going go work

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ATLANTA, GA – Last night the Louisville Cardinals were crowned Men’s college basketball champions, much to the chagrin The Public Professor, our very own proud Michigan alum. Last night’s game kicked off an incredible week of sports, quite possibly be the best week in sports for the entire year.  With baseball opening last week, we […]

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Grote’s Gripes: 2013 Mets Giveaways; Best & Worst

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FLUSHING, NY – Next Monday is Opening Day here in New York City.  Both the Mets and the Yankees will open their seasons at home at the same exact time.  How insane is that?  At least they will be playing teams within their own league, unlike the Reds and Angels who will play each other […]

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