Archive for April, 2011

Rough Draft: Breaking Down The 2011 NFL Draft

April 27, 2011
By K. Becks

The NFL Draft begins tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET, and will last until Saturday. It will help serve as a reminder (along with that other NFL story that I can’t quite seem to put my finger on…) as to how large a shadow the league casts over the sports world. Firstly, because there is a chance that every single...
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2011 NBA Playoffs Predictions

April 16, 2011
By K. Becks

Before you accuse me of making my predictions too late, go take a look at Around The Corn’s Facebook page. The first round predictions were made prior to Chicago and Indiana tipping off this afternoon. I know that none of you really care, but I just thought I’d mention it anyway. I don’t follow...
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MLB Power Rankings (4/15)

April 15, 2011
By K. Becks

We’re only a little over two weeks into the MLB season, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t rank the teams in order of their performance so far. As the saying goes, you can’t win the pennant in the first two weeks of the season, but you can certainly lay the groundwork to lose it in that...
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I Love The Masters, But…

April 7, 2011
By K. Becks

The Masters Tournament, possibly the biggest event in a sport that the general public will not watch on any given Sunday save the Kentucky Derby, began today, with Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlory and Spain’s Alvaro Quiros currently tied atop the leaderboard. While I, along with countless other Americans, watch the tournament and pretend to...
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Worth His Weight In Gold

April 4, 2011
By K. Becks

It really hasn’t been questioned for over a year now; Butler head coach Brad Stevens is surely one of, and arguably the best, young head coach in men’s college basketball. The real question is, does Butler have the resources and, more particularly, the money, to keep someone with so much potential at a mid-major...
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