Archive for December, 2011

Drew Brees: A step towards greatness

By Chris Lehman

What does it take to be considered an all-time great quarterback?

Some would say having Steve Young’s accuracy. But barring an absurd amount of drops, isn’t completion percentage the ultimate indicator of accuracy? The quarterback who completed an NFL record 66.0% of his passes since joining the league in 2000, is Chad Pennington.  Read the rest of this entry »

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NBA Playoff Predictions

By Chris Lehman

With the NBA season starting on Christmas Sunday, it’s only right that we make some predictions about the upcoming year. Here’s a prediction of what the playoff seeds will be.  Read the rest of this entry »

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NBA Off-Season Recap

By Chris Lehman

After one of the most bizarre off seasons in recent history, it’s finally time for basketball to resume.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Wild Week 15

By Chris Lehman

Week 15 in the NFL sure was a crazy one. We saw some great performances that were expected but then some that were far from it. We saw some reawakened giants and some that are waking up for the first time. Here’s a recap of the excitement from week 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tim Tebow: Unlikely MVP Contender

By Chris Lehman

Call me stupid and say I don’t know what I’m talking about. But hear me out.

MVP = Most valuable player. There’s a common misconception that this stands for the player who puts up the best stats. But stats don’t make an MVP. While Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady will probably win the award this year, and much deservedly so, Tim Tebow makes a very strong case to be in the running. Read the rest of this entry »

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Still don’t believe in Tebow?

By Chris Lehman

“He is not an NFL Quarterback.”

These were the exact words that ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN First Take Friday morning in a debate with Skip Bayless about Tim Tebow’s value.

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The NBA’s “Contraction”

By Chris Lehman

Contraction.

Merriam Webster defines this as “The shortening and thickening of a functioning muscle.”

After LeBron James’ comment about contracting the NBA, he took a major publicity hit. Surprise surprise. But he tried to cover it by saying that he didn’t understand what the word “contraction” meant. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tempest Freerunning Academy

Check out this video of a freerunning park in California. These guys are crazy!


Video from youtube and tempestacademy.com

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Mathieu for Heisman

By Chris Lehman

To be completely honest, college football has never been my forte. But at the same time, it IS still football, and I do know football.

The talk about who the Heisman winner should be is starting to pick up. Here’s why LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu should walk away with the trophy this year: Read the rest of this entry »

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Fantasy Basketball Players to Watch

By Chris Lehman

 

With the announcement that the NBA season will start in what is now twenty days, fantasy fanatics are scrambling to get into their leagues. With that come the predictions. In my opinion, there’s no point in trying to figure out whether you should pick James, Wade, Rose or Durant first, but instead will focus on players who might be slightly undervalued.

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