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NCAA March Madness Top 5 Teams

by T Akery April 3rd, 2014 Fab Five
March Madness is in full swing. As usual, there have been quite a few surprises and a couple of close calls for teams. In fact, no one has successfully predicted the bracket for the prizes this year. So, while the prizes remain unclaimed for the spectators, these top five teams are still in it for the Championship:

Michigan is in the running this year again for the Championship. Last year, they were responsible for ending Florida's run at the Championship. They made it all the way to the finals before they lost their final game to Louisville. They have a
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Final Review

by Ronald A. Rowe March 31st, 2014 Weekend Review
lone fan2Well, this is it. It is with a heavy heart that I submit my final story for the wonderful folks at Buzzer Eagle. Looking back over the last few years, here are a few of my favorite moments that I had the privilege to cover.

Peyton’s Put Down
I like Peyton Manning. You like Peyton Manning. We all like Peyton Manning. America (outside the state of Washington) was rooting for the clean cut, well-mannered, entirely likable Manning to end his career on a high note at Super Bowl XLVIII. Seahawks’ cornerback Richard Sherman added fuel to the fire with a bizarre,
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  • I'm not going to say anything about the Sanchez tattoo. It was my tattoo and it's still my tattoo. --Rex Ryan, Jets coach, on his tattoo with the number of ex-Jet Mark Sanchez

  • We just spent, whatever it was, how many millions of dollars on the replay system. I mean, there's a thousand cameras in every stadium, so that if somebody spills a beer on somebody, we have it on record, right? Maybe we could have a bake sale. Raise some money for the cameras. Do a carwash. --Bill Belichick, Patriots coach, on raising money

  • Shoulder yesterday, back today, so I'm not sure if they're going to get him tests or get him to the MRI Monday or a bone scan on Tuesday, maybe. I'm not quite sure what we'll do. We may not do anything. I'm not sure. --Don Mattingly, Dodgers manager, on Puig's recent behavior

  • It has to absolutely be the biggest win for this group of young women this season.--Doug Bruno, DePaul women's basketball coach, on upsetting Duke

Don’t Give Up on Your Bracket Yet

by Ronald A. Rowe March 28th, 2014 Weekend Preview
obama bracket whThe slate of NCAA games for this weekend doesn’t look anything like it did last week when we had wall-to-wall games all weekend long. We only get four weekend games this time, and all four are on Friday night. But what this round lacks in volume it makes up for in sheer awesomeness.

There are just four games to pick for this weekend. Despite the chaos of the early rounds, my bracket for the latter half of the tournament remains largely intact. Here are the Friday night games as I see them through a combination of careful analysis and wishful
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Top 5 MLB Opening Day Games

by T Akery March 27th, 2014 Fab Five
Top 5 MLB Opening Day Games copyOpening Day is the start of baseball season and with it comes the hope of another shot at the World Series. While the teams have been stretching out since the spring in the warmer spots of Florida and Arizona, it is time to get down to real business. This opening day features something unique. So, here are the five games to watch on opening day.

The first game actually happens before Opening Day. On March 22nd, the Diamondbacks and the Dodgers will be in Australia for their opening day games. This is the first time that the MLB has hosted
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