Sports

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Hot Like the 6 May Be

A few years ago a group of behavioral psychologists and economists published a paper, known as The Hot Hand Fallacy, which posited that there is no such thing as a hot hand in basketball.  The study and similar...
dan-marino

When A Hero Falls

When I think back at my childhood memories as a sports fan, they are filled with aqua and coral. I remember pretending to be Bob Griese, scrambling in my back yard and throwing a touchdown pass to win the Super...
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Top Five Superbowl Ads

I was never an avid follower of the blog scene until my good friend, Jarrett, turned me on to the idea of Grantland’s red-headed step-child “State Lines”.  So, I figured what the heck I’ll give it a try. And fo...
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Running Numbers

I am not a football expert.  That’s right, I am the only one in all of North America.  As an outsider looking in I've always been perplexed that it seemed to be a prerequisite that the most important player on ...
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The Beyoncé Bowl: Pros & Cons

I think I might be slightly biased about the Superbowl Halftime Show. I'm not a Beyoncé fan by any means (she has just never grabbed me) and last night, unfortunately, was no exception. There were definitely so...