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NFL Coaching Carousel, Johnny Football, Boy Named Suh, Rangers

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PROBATION, USA – Coming off another NFL regular season, the Coaching Carousel spins round and round and many will fall off.  Monday’s Day After Pills were swallowed by the obvious candidates for coaching free agency.  Rex Ryan was given one hell of a farewell Sunday when Gino Smith finally put forth an effort that was expected of him. […]

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Free NFL Picks and Notes: Lions, Falcons, Jets, Bills

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MIDTOWN EAST, NYC– Out of sheer empathy I’m here at Bellevue Hospital – sans straight jacket – to visit the Doctor Without Borders who is now the Doctor With Bacteria. Hospital phones were ringing off the hook with staffers calling in sick out of fear of contracting Ebola, the same way Las Vegas fears my Free […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Super Storylines; Super Bowl Hype Begins

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BALTIMORE, MD –  Super Bowl XLVII is set.  The dreaded San Francisco 49ers are back in the big game thanks to Mike Smith’s Falcons choking away a double digit half time lead for the second time in two weeks.  This time Matty Ice-cold couldn’t drive them for a last minute come from behind victory.  They […]

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NHL Playoffs Predictions

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LAS VEGAS, NV – I’m using your money on these playoff predictions… #1 (seed) vs #8 The Senators’ attention deficit disorder on defense keeps this series from going longer than five games. The Rangers superior defense and goaltending offset the Sens offensive talent. The Blueshirts don’t break a sweat in any games. The pick: Rangers […]

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