Brian Goff

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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General

Favrenomics

Since every other writer out there in sports media and blogdom has chimed in on the Brett Favre saga, why

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NFL

Head Shots: Part of the Game?

The anticipated move by the NFL to use suspensions to penalize (some)  and deter "head shots" to players has already

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General

The NCAA Gets Tough

In a Thursday column for ESPN.com, Andy Katz writes about the sanctions handed down to Baylor University's basketball program for

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General

Toyota Invades NASCAR

The Wall Street Journal's Holman Jenkins skillfully intertwines sports and economics today in his week Business World contribution -- Toyota

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General

Of Coaches and Kings -- Connecting Sean Payton to Joe Paterno

In the aftermath of the Penn State scandal, references to Joe Paterno as emperor or king abounded.  The recently released

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college basketball manager efficiency

The Wooden School of Management

As a young sports fan, I came of age watching but not liking UCLA basketball in the late 1960s and

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MLB Stadiums

Take Me Out to the (Newer) Ballpark

My wife and I recently visited the West Coast, affording me my first game at Dodger Stadium in 45 years. 

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NFL; tradeoffs

NFL Playoff Prep: Playing v. Resting

The Giants surge to the Super Bowl steered me back to an MSNBC article by Dan Pompeii: Rest Up for

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General

Separating Cause & Effect in the U.S. Performance

The post-match breakdowns of the U.S.'s whipping by the Czechs offered several factors. Some are just silly such as the

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General

Constraints a Good Thing?

Aside from the endorsement income aspect covered in several posts in TSE, the Tiger Woods story has generated Internet buzz

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