Brian Goff

General Olympics

Olympic Athletes -- Real Life Avengers

The Olympics hooked me from my earliest memories of Bill Toomey, Lee Evans, and Jim Hines in Mexico City in

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General

Tail Wags Dog -- In Some Leagues

Skip's post on Tuesday along with the NBA ref scandal brings to the front differences in league management of their

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General

"The Truth" on Bonds

This week's Sports Illustrated cover story excerpts parts of the new book, Game of Shadows, detailing the evidence about Barry

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Major League Baseball Soccer

Soccer in Seattle

A bit behind on this, but the new MLS team in Seattle (The Sounders) have sold more season tickets (per

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General

Bergkamp, Zidane, and Fame

Watching Dennis Bergkamp's vision, touch, and pace in the 1994 World Cup converted me from an occasional soccer watcher into

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labor NFL

Singletary v. Madden on Management

The San Francisco 49ers won their first game yesterday, beating their even more hapless cross-Bay rivals, the Oakland Raiders.   The

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College Football

Texas A&M Stays in "Varsity's" Shadow

"The eyes of Texas are upon you", that's the song they sing so well Sounds like hell, so good bye

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media ncaa; basketball

The Media and Sports Royalty

The web buzzed this morning over John Calipari's remarks concerning Duke's flopping, USA Today, Huffington, ... Coach K's responded, but

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cycling MLB steroids Tour de France

Aggressive & Passive Responses to Doping

A Yahoo! Sports headline and associated summary regarding the Tour on Monday headline reads, Sastre Wins Doping-Scarred Tour de France.

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General

Plays or Players?

During his trip to the Jacksonsville Jags' camp, SI.com's Don Banks elicited a couple of interesting quotes: From [QB Byron]Leftwich:

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General

Defense & Championships

This quote comes from Tom Coughlin in a recent NY Times article (registration required): I'm a believer that defense wins

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PGA; golf

Taxing Slow Play

Time is valuable even for sports fans.   The Masters is one of my favorite sports events (even if run by

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