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Above the Ears (Some Musings)

September 12, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  ABOVE THE EARS (SOME MUSINGS) 1. Chip Kelly’s Eagles offense was impressive on Monday night. The Redskins’ defense looked bewildered, inept, and slow, particularly in the first half. The Eagles’ defense looked vulnerable in the second half. Two questions: Can the offensive players maintain that pace and their health each week? Will the opponents…

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The SportsTalk Shop: Anti-Poll #1: The “Bigger Schools” (AAAA & AAA)

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  Anti-Poll #1: The “Bigger Schools” (AAAA & AAA) It’s the debut of the RCN Sports Talk Anti-Poll! This poll is RCN TV’s response for satisfying your desire to rank high school football teams without all the stress and anxiety created by a rigid numerical ranking list. This week, we will look at the bigger…

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Behind the Mic: Johnny Football should make $225,000 a year

September 11, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  Johnny Football should make $225,000 a year. Do I have your attention, college football fans? Sean Gregory, Senior Writer for Time Magazine, published a cover story article in the September 16, 2013 edition of Time Magazine entitled, “It’s Time to Pay College Athletes.” The article focuses on Texas A&M student and Heisman Trophy winner,…

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Above the Ears (Some Musings)

September 5, 2013 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  1. Super Bowl XLVIII is being held outdoors at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey and it will be in February! Farmers’ Almanac is predicting heavy snow. Time will tell if this was a good idea! 2. I mentioned last week that Pete Rose’s 4,256 hits ranks 1st with Ty Cobb, Hank Aaron, Stan Musial,…

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Behind the Mic: Week One in the NFC East

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  Week One in the NFC East The 2013 NFL season kicks off on Thursday, September 5 at 8:30 PM on NBC. The defending Super Bowl champions, the Baltimore Ravens, will visit the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. NFL fans will be a “mile high” anticipating the start of professional football….

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