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Mike Trout Denied Gold Glove

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Adam Jones wins with a negative 1.3 Defensive WAR versus Trout's +2.2 dWAR

Frozen Grounds: The Best of the Best in the NHL

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Depending on what you find important in a sport, the criteria for "who's the best" is subject to opinion. And NHL fans are no different.

When May a Georgia Bulldogs Fan Root for Another Conference Against the SEC?

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The BCS National Championship Game, the Women's College World Series finals, and the Nashville Super Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament all pitted Pac-12 teams against SEC squads, causing...

Where does Tampa Bay end up in the media pecking order of the NHL's Final Four?

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If an NHL team doesn't play in the Ontario, Quebec, or the US Northeast, does it exist to the traditional hockey media?

I had to design this to counter that East Coast Bias April 4 Sports Illustrated Cover of the...

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I had to design this to counter that East Coast Bias April 4 Sports Illustrated Cover of the Phillies-Five. Did the rest of the nation forget that the Giants won the World Series last year and beat ALL the guys pictured on the Phillies SI cover?

Giants fans aren't very "Die Hard"

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According to this index, the Giants rank among the lowest in terms of fan "die-hardness." Warning: East Coast bias within.

East Coast bias and the Tampa Bay Lightning's western road trip

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What happens with the fans when an East Coast team such as the Lightning take a trip out West? Do the dedicated stay up and watch then play, anyways?

Week Eight BlogPoll Ballot Draft Submitted: Auburn Tigers Are Clear No. 1; Oregon Ducks' Mid-Major Schedule Drags Them Down to No. 6

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Another No. 1 team went down to defeat in the latest wild weekend of college football. Dawg Sports sifts through the carnage in this week's BlogPoll ballot, anointing the Auburn Tigers as a clear...

Don't Bet On It!: Week One College Football National Game of Disinterest

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Dawg Sports wraps up its forecasts for week one of the college football season by declaring the USC Trojans' trip to take on the Hawaii Warriors the national game of disinterest.

I Try Not to Have an East Coast Bias . . .

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. . . but postings like this one make it difficult sometimes. If you've never been furious after a football game, you aren't a serious fan. Go back and re-read the comment thread from the loss to Kentucky, for crying out loud. Doug Gillett is one of the most laid-back, easygoing, and even-keeled individuals I know . . . and he threw an appliance out a window during a Georgia victory. Fury is the proper response to any failure of the forces of righteousness to beat back the onslaught of evil. (Here it helps to imagine the word "furious" as uttered by Samuel L. Jackson while misquoting Ezekiel in "Pulp Fiction.") In victory, magnanimity; in defeat, defiance. Go 'Dawgs!

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