Archive for May, 2011

Posey’s Injury Shouldn’t Bring Baseball To Rush A Rule Change

May 27, 2011
By K. Becks

ESPN personality Mike Greenburg has voiced his thoughts in favor of one on Mike and Mike in the Morning. San Francisco Giants fans are probably screaming for one. It has already been confirmed that Buster Posey’s agent Jeff Berry has called for one. I urge the rest of you, though, to take a step back...
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MLB Power Rankings (5/26)

May 26, 2011
By K. Becks

What a difference two weeks can make. In the last Power Rankings, many teams were within a few games of their division leader, and it was very difficult to separate teams 5-25 on the list. However, it is quickly becoming apparent who is for real, and who just got out to a hot start...
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MLB Power Rankings (5/12)

May 12, 2011
By K. Becks

For fans of teams such as the Minnesota Twins, now is the time to put your hands back on the panic button and actually be ready to push it. It’s beginning to get harder and harder for teams to say “it’s early, we’ll shake off the cobwebs soon enough”. By the time the next...
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As Bad As It Looked

May 10, 2011
By K. Becks

In every way, the Dallas Mavericks sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers was as bad as it looked. They were dominated throughout the series, and it would have been a tragedy had the Lakers moved on any further in this year’s playoffs. Maybe, such an embarrassment will be the catalyst to cleaning up an...
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50 Funniest Kentucky Derby Horse Names

May 7, 2011
By K. Becks

In honor of the 137th Kentucky Derby, I’ve compiled a list of the 50 funniest names of horses that have ever participated in the most famous race on the  hallowed dirt of Churchill Downs. A special thank you goes out to The Common Man and The Torg from WBNS 97.1 in Columbus, who gave me the idea yesterday while I...
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If You Can’t Handle The Heat…

May 4, 2011
By K. Becks

The series is far from over, but it looks as if the Boston Celtics are going to have to get out of the kitchen. Miami’s 102-91 victory over the Celtics last night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, in which Boston looked slow and robotic, has some people wondering when the Celtics team that was supposed to be capable...
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MLB Power Rankings (5/1)

May 1, 2011
By K. Becks

Only a month into the season, some teams have their hand close to the panic button, while others are still trying to convince fans that their hold on first place isn’t just the result of a quick start that won’t last. Here is Around The Corn’s second ever MLB Power Rankings list. The number in parenthesis after the team name is where...
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