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WrestleMania Wrap-Up

  By: Jade Newton WWE’s WrestleMania XXXI invaded Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Sunday night and when the curtains finally closed it was safe to say that it was nothing less than spectacular. With weeks of insipid character development and mediocre rivalry build-up, WWE silenced the critics with what has been dubbed “the […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sleepless In Sound Beach – 10 MLB Sleepers To Watch – Code Red Fantasy Forecast

By: Mike Moosbrugger aka “THE GENERAL!”   Sleepless in Sound Beach – Ten 2015 MLB Fantasy Sleepers   The “sleepers” can change your season. These are the players that bust out and way out perform any reasonable projections of what there stats were supposed to be. They can change your season because you usually draft […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

When In Doubt Call His Mother

Can’t say I’m excited as a fan of the Bears for their signing of former 49er Ray McDonald. If he’s good enough to be signed by the Bears why isn’t he still in ‘Frisco? Because he’s under investigation for sexual assault and possible domestic abuse charges. Some would bring up the fact that we had […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant Starting in Minors Wise Move by Cubs

Kris Bryant deserves to be on the Chicago Cub’s opening day roster. Given the way he has played throughout MLB spring training, batting a whopping .480, with eight home runs and 14 runs batted in, he has proven he belongs. Everybody believes this, Bryant, his agent Scott Boras, many of his teammates, as well as […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

CUFF ‘EM – Closers In Waiting for 2015 – Code Red Fantasy Forecast From “The General!”

By: Mike Moosbrugger aka “THE GENERAL!”   CUFF ‘EM – Closers In Waiting for 2015   If you read my article last week titled “Saves and Steals Drafting Strategy” then you know where I am going with this article. Behind every closer is another would be closer waiting to take his job. It could happen […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Making The Case For The DH In The National League

By: Mike Moosbrugger This past week MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark indicated that there will be renewed discussions with the league, owners etc. with regards to implementing the Designated Hitter in the National League. The National League is the only league remaining in the world that does not use a DH. You might be shocked […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

My Man Thibs

If The Bulls and Tom Thibodeau part ways at the end of this season it’ll be such a shame. Hardly like watching Jordan walk away from the team and end up in a Wizards uniform. It’d be like letting your best friend go for no good reason at all. It wouldn’t make sense. I’ve heard […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh to Sign With the Dolphins

Scratch Ndamukong Suh’s name off the NFL’s list of available free agents. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Detroit Lions’ dominate defensive tackle will accept a multi-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The contract will be worth $114 million, with a reported $60 million worth of guaranteed money. NFL free agency has not officially begun, […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall Trade Not Smart

Trading Brandon Marshall is bad magic. I don’t know what’s going on with the new management of the Chicago Bears but I don’t like where it’s going. Sure Cutler has been a lightning rod for the team since he’s been here and a number of people call him a coach killer but if it aint […]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Up With The Bulls?

Call it a team going through the motions but they seem to be flat out sleep walking into the All Star break. The last two years we’ve heard nothing but how we need Derrick Rose and now that we’ve got him back and healthy everyone else seems to have fallen off the map. Jimmy “Buckets” […]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Saves and Steals – Code Red Fantasy Forecast From “The General!”

By: Mike Moosbrugger aka “THE GENERAL!” SAVES AND STEALS DRAFTING STRATEGY It is my annual dilemma as part of my pre – draft preparation. Where do I burn those draft picks looking for those elusive and often unpredictable saves and steals? I have done it all. I have used picks early to try to solidify […]
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Outside Analysis Podcast With Ernest Shepard

The 2015 NHL trade deadline has come and gone with several teams maneuvering to improve. Since the Chicago Blackhawks are missing star player Patrick Kane, what did they do to alleviate the loss? Three moves were made to right the ship, whether or not the ship has been righted depends on the damaged left by […]
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

When Do You Draft These 5 Rookies? CODE RED FANTASY FORECAST BY “THE GENERAL!”

By: Mike Moosbrugger aka “THE GENERAL!” When Do You Draft These 5 Rookies? This is the hardest thing to do in the draft each year. When do you take your chances on a player that has not played in the majors yet but you think will make his debut and be an impact player for […]
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Again, Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose goes down for the third time in as many years with a knee injury. I have to give him credit for any mental strength he has at this point. And the fact they’re even talking about him coming back at some point this season is a little strange to me because who knows […]
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NY Yankees Miss on Yoan Moncada

As owner of the New York Yankees, George Steinbrenner was known for his win-at-all-costs approach. While his voracious spending bothered some purists who bemoaned the idea of the Yankees buying their championships, it was a fairly successful strategy. New York won 13 division titles and five World Series during the last two decades of The […]
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Another Setback For Derrick Rose

Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose is out again. According ESPN Chicago, the 2011 NBA MVP will undergo surgery for a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. During Tuesday’s practice Rose was complaining about some soreness in his knee. After team doctors ran an MRI, the tear was discovered. It is a similar injury […]
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Jameis Winston’s and Marcus Mariota’s 40 Yard Dashes

Watch the NFL Combine 40 yard dashes of Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, the top two QB prospects in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Did Mariota show enough athleticism at the Combine to deserve stronger consideration for the No. 1 pick in the draft? Mariota posted a 4.52 time, while Winston had a subpar 4.97 […]
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Jameis Winston the NFL’s Top Pick?

Has Jameis Winston secured his claim for the top draft pick in the upcoming NFL Draft? The Florida State quarterback participated in this year’s NFL Combine and finished with mixed results. Depending on whom you ask, certain scores will either hurt or help his case. Jameis Winston is an enigma. When he was not winning football […]
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins to Join the Cavaliers

Center Kendrick Perkins goes from contender to a lottery-bound team, and now to another contender. It is not as complicated as it sounds. Perkins, formerly of the Oklahoma City Thunder will reportedly sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers after he clears waivers, according to Yahoo Sports. He will back up center Timofy Mozgov. He will surely […]
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Season Over for Boston’s Jared Sullinger

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger will miss the rest of the season. This news comes after he suffered a stress fracture in his left metatarsal, according to MassLive.com. Tyler Zeller will replace Sullinger in the starting lineup. Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is out for the remainder of season with a stress fracture in his left […]
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

12 Wild Card Players for 2015 – Code Red Fantasy Forecast by “The General!”

By: Mike Moosbrugger aka “THE GENERAL!” 12 Wild Card Players for 2015 These were not highly touted rookies that fantasy baseball managers were salivating over come draft day last year in anticipation of their major league debut. These were not players that managers were targeting last year on draft day to help them win a […]
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao Date Set

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to a fight deal, according to Yahoo Sports. The long-awaited fight that boxing fans have wanted to see is scheduled to finally happen on May 2nd. For the past six years the two top welterweights would hint at making the mega-fight, but nothing materialized until now. Mayweather Jr. has called out Pacquiao and vice-versa. […]
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Daytona 500 Preview: Predictable Unpredictability

Cars have been wrecked, tempers have flared and friendships have been tested, but the starting grid for the 2015 Daytona 500 is finally set. The Sprint Cup Series has picked right up where they left off in 2014 with on-track tangles, pit-road shouting matches and post-wreck rants. If Speedweeks is any indication, we’re in for […]
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Training Haiku Preview

Most people who live in the northern part of the country are still struggling to poke their snow-buried heads up high enough to see the sunlight. So forgive us if we’re a bit skeptical about spring being ‘right around the corner’. But if you wanted to try and make the argument that the budding leaves might be here sooner than […]
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Biggest Winners of NBA All-Star Weekend

Stephen Curry was one the big winners during the annual NBA All-Star Weekend, but he was not alone. The 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend has come and gone with several players either establishing themselves, or taking that next step. It was an exciting weekend that left so much to build on. Any fan of the NBA would be pleased […] The post Biggest Winners of NBA All-Star Weekend appeared...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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