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Updated: December 3, 2008, 5:27 PM ET

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BOSTON SPORTS
The Red Sox Funeral That Wasn't (2008)
Gone in Eight Minutes (2008)
The 17th Banner (2008)
C's and the City: Looking Good (2008)
Ubuntu's Ugly Side (2008)
Some old emotions are Bruin (2008)
Giants 17, Patriots 14 (2008)
Dr. Jack Breakdown: '86 Celts vs. '07 Pats (2008)
The Red Sox Get To Celebrate (2007)
The $14 Million Grand Slam (2007)
The Pats & The Eff-You Season (2007)
Feeling Like Clooney (2007)
The Red Sox Bandwagon (2007)
KG & McHale Save the Celtics (2007)
The C's Get Screwed Again (2007)
Moss Joins the Pats (2007)
Shame of the Celtics (2007)
Pats-Colts: "We Had It" (2007)
So Long, Doc (2006)
Memories of Red (2006)
Larry Legend vs. Big Papi (2006)
Telling the Truth (2006)
Doc & bad coaching (2006)
Damon leaves & Beckett trade (2005)
Didn't the Sox win last year? (2005)
Return of Antoine (2005)
Super Blog II: Pats-Eagles (2005)
End of the Pats Streak (2004)
Pedro Leaves Town (2004)
Top-10 Most Tortured City???(2004)
Super Blog I: Pats-Panthers (2004)
Running Diary: Black Sunday (2003)
Larry Bird: The Basketball Jesus (2003)
Idiot's Guide to the Boston Marathon (2003)
Boston in my rearview mirror (2002)
Here come the Celtics! (2002)
Bledsoe gets traded (2002)
Pats Beat Rams (2002)
The Snow Game (2002)
Sad saga of a loyal Pats fan (2002)
"The Godfather" & the 2001 Sox (2001)
Terry Glenn and St. Elmo's Fire (2001)
Haunted by Lenny Bias (2001)

COLUMNS ON SPECIFIC PEOPLE
Will Oden ever make it? (2008)
Elgin, the Forgotten Pioneer (2008)
Manny Being Manipulated (2008)
How clutch is KG? (2008)
Whatever happened to Barry Bonds? (2008)
My tainted Clemens memory (2008)
My Daughter's First NBA Game (2007)
RIP: David Halberstam (2007)
The Packer Curse (2007)
RIP: Dennis Johnson (2007)
McGwire belongs in the HOF (2007)
An Appreciation for Iverson (2006)
An SOS for KG (2006)
Ten Minutes with Tiger (2006)
Visiting David Stern (2006)
Theo Epstein resigns (2005)
Summer of Doc (2005)
Where is Steinbrenner? (2005)
The Coma Guy (2005)
Kobe & the Dark Side (2004)
Pippen: The other 33 (2004)
Why Shaq will haunt Kobe and the Lakers (2004)
Isiah & the 2004 Pistons (2004)
The Brilliance of Video Bo (2003)
Meeting Freddie Lynn (2003)
Clemens goes for 300 (2003)
Rick Pitino, NBA Coach (2003)
Give Buckner peace (2002)
Stern for President (2002)
Magic won't go away (2002)
SportsCentury: Michael Myers (2002)
Tiger Woods: Nothing to say (2002)
Say goodbye to Iron Mike (2002)
Visit to Red Auerbach's office (2002)
Holding our breath for Air Jordan (2001)
Was Cal Ripken Jr. overrated? (2001)
Memo to MJ: Just do it (2001)

COLUMNS ON SPECIFIC EVENTS
Greatest Clip Ever: Conrad vs. Kaplan (2008)
The Redeem Team takes the gold (2008)
My campaign to be Bucks GM (2008)
To An Athlete Dying Young (2008)
The Mayweather-Hatton Fight (2007)
Idiot's Guide to the Isiah Trial (2007)
Hondo & Fading Sports Memories (2007)
Boxing's Swan Song: Oscar-Floyd (2007)
The Tysonic Era (2006)
AL Pennant Race (2006)
The World Cup (2006)
33 Favorite YouTube Clips (2006)
Pedro vs. Nomar on 6/6/6 (2006)
Monday Night Football ends (2005)
Houston's Stomach Punch (2005)
New Orleans (2005)
The WNBA Hype Machine (2005)
Idiot's Guide to NHL Lockout (2005)
1984: The Greatest Year Ever (2004)
The OJ Simpson Trial (2004)
Nicklaus wins the '86 Masters (2004)
The 1980 Olympic Hockey team (2004)
Diary: The Spelling Bee (2002)
Gatti-Ward: Boxing at its best (2002)
Best and Worst: The Winter Olympics (2002)
The world has changed (2001)
9/11 (2001)
Idiot's Guide to the Gold Club Trial (2001)

FIELD TRIPS
Easing New Orleans' Pain (2008)
Las Vegas: NBA All-Star Weekend (2007)
Super Bowl 40 (2006): Miami (2006)
Media Day
Radio Row
South Beach
The Legend of Anna K
Celebrity Go-Karts
Pilgrimage to Lambeau Field (2006)
Houston: The Black Super Bowl (2006)
Denver: All-Star Weekend Awards (2005)
Denver: P-I-G against Shaq (2005)
Houston: The All-Star Game (2004)
Houston: SuperBlog XXXVIII (2004)
Harlem: Mike Tyson's pigeon coop (2003)
Connecticut: The UFC (2002)
Milwaukee: The All-Star game (2002)
Milwaukee: Thoughts on Miller Park (2002)
Atlanta: Barkley and "Inside the NBA" (2002)
Washington: Hog Heaven (2002)
New Orleans: Super Bowl XXXVII (2002)
Houston: The Galleryfurniture.com Bowl (2002)
New York: The "Ali" junket (2001)
Las Vegas: A Don King Press conference (2001)

MAILBAGS
Swayed by Cassel (2008)
The Sports Czar Campaign (2008)
Return from a summer's hibernation (2008)
April Fool Edition (2008)
Valentine Day's Edition (2008)
The Mitchell Report (2007)
All-Baseball Playoffs Edition (2007)
Big Fat Summer Edition (2007)
Doc Rivers & Mr. Holland's Opus (2007)
Oden, Jenny Gump & Turd Sandwiches (2007)
Holiday mailbag (2006)
The Dice Man! (2006)
Wild October (2006)
I Will Call it ... Mini-Mailbag (2006)
I Stink At My Job (2006)
Vegas Blues (2006)
Summer breeze (2006)
Freakish nuclear dropjaw (2006)
Sideline reporters & urinals (2006)
Bonds & Wrestlemania (2006)
March Madness (2006)
Chat Me Up (2006)
Taking one for the team (2006)
NFL Picks & Love Hewitt (2006)
Rocket-free mailbag (2005)
Halloween mailbag (2005)
Mini-Mailbag (2005)
Summer Wind (2005)
PTI and Celeb Trials (2005)
OC & Danica Patrick (2005)
Sly's Big Moment (2005)
Defining 80's songs (2005)
More Holiday Fun (2004)
Holiday Fun (2004)
Venting about the Olympics (2004)
Fe-Mail Bag, Part 2 (2004)
Fe-Mail Bag, Part 1 (2004)
With special guest Jimmy Kimmel (2004)
Back in the Saddle (2004)
Sandwiches, coffee and Bird (2003)
Advice for the Lovelorn (2003)
Postage Due (2003)
Mail Bonding (2003)
Four Hours from Vegas (2002)
My Big Fat Nightmare (2002)
Pacino vs. DeNiro (2002)
Greatest NBA Dunks (2002)
Pills of wisdom (2002)
E-mail bonding (2002)
Dear Sports Guy (2002)
Voorhees to Hogan (2002)
Cheers vs. Seinfeld (2002)
Chick Flick or sports movie? (2001)
Figuring out Roy Hobbs's stats (2001)
Reed Rothchild vs. Ricardo Tubbs (2001)
Carver High vs. Hickory High (2001)

NBA COLUMNS
November Review: All about the reps (2008)
Season Preview: The Curves (2008)
King of all fantasy previews (2008)
Game 5: Closing Time (2008)
Game 3: Burning Questions (2008)
Game 1: A Piercing Silence (2008)
Finals Preview, by the book (2008)
The Ultimate Reverse Jinx (2008)
Dream Finals Matchups (2008)
Farewell to "Seven Seconds Of Less" (2008)
(2008)
The What If Game (2008)
The Fake Basketball Bag (2008)
The Basketball Bag (2008)
Defending the Shaq trade (2008)
Top-50 Trade Value (2007)
How the Lakers Can Get J-Kidd (2007)
Western Conference Retro-Active Preview (2007)
Eastern Conference Retro-Active Preview (2007)
The Logic of Logical Title Picks (2007)
The Donaghy Scandal (2007)
Summer League in Vegas (2007)
Draft Preview: The VP of Common Sense (2007)
Simmons vs. Ford (2007)
Oden vs. Durant (2007)
Nice Ring to The Spurs (2007)
Common Sense Vs. The NBA Rulebook (2007)
Lottery Karma Chamelons (2007)
2007 Playoffs: G-State & the Roar of the Crowd (2007)
Dirk's Career On the Clock (2007)
Why Duncan Is Underrated (2007)
Amare for KG? (2007)
NellieBall's Ceiling (2007)
Can LeBron Save Cavs-Pistons? (2007)
LeBron's 48 Special (2007)
Time to Fix the Playoffs (2007)
Sports Guy's MVP Ballot (2007)
Solving NBA Tanking (2007)
The No Balls Association (2007)
Phoenix's Quest for Greatness (2007)
The Leastern Conference (2006)
Wild Opening Week (2006)
Season Preview (2006)
Top-40 trade value (2006)
Alpha Dogs: Shaq vs. Wade (2006)
A Crisis of Officiating & Style (2006)
NBA Finals Preview (2006)
Dirk & the Pantheon (2006)
The New Glory Days (2006)
Playoff Stock Watch (2006)
The Battle for LA (2006)
Pearl Jam Playoff Preview (2006)
Why Kobe is the MVP (2006)
Born-again Clippers (2006)
Big Picture: March (2006)
The Atrocious GM Summit (2006)
Big Picture: January (2006)
Kobe: 62 points & 81 points (2006)
Big Picture: December (2005)
Brown & Isiah: Marriage from hell (2005)
Season Preview (2005)
Summer Review w/ Anchorman Quotes (2005)
Top-40 Trade Value (2005)
60 Greatest Draft Moments (2005)
NBA Finals Preview ... Game 1 Diary ... Game 3 Diary ... Big Shot Rob ... Thoughts before Game 7 ... Game 7 (2005)
Playoff Predictions (2005)
Greatest MVP Race Ever? (2005)
The Clippers Don't Care (2005)
Dear Toronto (2005)
33 Favorite Things about 2005 (2005)
Clipper Pride (2004)
The Artest Brawl: Reaction and overview (2004)
NBA Q & A (2004)
Burning Questions Thru 2 Weeks (2004)
NBA Western Preview (2004)
NBA Eastern Preview (2004)
Olympics: The Nightmare Team (2004)
Top 40 Trade Value (2004)
NBA Finals Recap (2004)
The Sleepy Floyd Game (2004)
NBA Playoffs Preview (2004)
Notes from NBA All-Star Weekend (2004)
LeBron is for real (2004)
Three-Part Season Preview (2003)
Summer of Love (2003)
The Force of Luke (2003)
NBA Finals Preview (2003)
Top 40 Trade Value (2003)
The LeBron Hype (2003)
Playoff Notes (2003)
NBA Playoffs Preview (2003)
Kobe & Shaq: The Odd Couple (2003)
New School vs. Old School (2003)
Running Diary: All-Star Game (2003)
Wrong about Yao (2002)
Two-Part Season Preview (2002)
Dream Team Nightmare (2002)
What makes a dynasty? (2002)
Lingering Questions (2002)
Playoff Stock Report (2002)
Another playoff Six-Pack (2002)
Playoff Six-Pack (2002)
Playoff Preview (2002)
"Rounders" Season Review (2002)
Top 40 Trade Value (2002)
Diary: NBA All-Star Saturday (2002)
I love this game (2002)
A "Few Good Men" (2001)
NBA Preview (2001)
"Boogie Nights" and summer movement (2001)
"Rocky 3" season review (2001)

NFL COLUMNS
Week 12 Picks (2008)
Home-field Advantage is Dead (2008)
Week 10: Power Poll (2008)
Week 7: A thing about the Titans (2008)
Week 5: Bets Galore! (2008)
Week 4: Power Poll (2008)
Week 3: Greatest Fantasy Game Ever (2008)
Week 2: The No Huddle (2008)
Season Preview: Reshuffling the Deck (2008)
Super Bowl XLIII Mailbag (2008)
Playoff Awards (2008)
Conference Finals Mailbag (2008)
Round 2: Bloated Pregame Shows (2008)
Round 1: Back to the Basics (2008)
Week 16: The National Arms Crisis (2007)
Week 14: Beware of the Dogs (2007)
Week 13: Letter to Little Billy (2007)
Week 11: The Fannnnnnnn-tastic season (2007)
The Pats Beat Indy & The Refs (2007)
Week 8 Mailbag (2007)
Week 6: An Undefeated Fantasy Season? (2007)
Week 5: Power Poll (2007)
Week 4: Dog Day Sunday (2007)
Week 3: The Obvious Game (2007)
NBC Makes It Official: The Pats Are Lying Cheaters (2007)
Week 2: Mailbag (2007)
Two-Part NFL Preview (2007)
Fantasy Preview (2007)
The Patriots & Hater Nation (2007)
The Speed Limit Corollary for Coaches (2007)
The Playoffs: Puzzle or Mystery? (2006)
Week 16: The Gift of Picks (2006)
Week 14: Power Poll (2006)
Week 11: Crappy Announcing Epidemic (2006)
Week 9: Upside Down World (2006)
Week 8: Power Poll (2006)
Week 7: Scattered Thoughts (2006)
Week 6: Sleeper Holds (2006)
Week 5: Fantasy Bizarre (2006)
Week 4: Power Poll (2006)
Week 3: Culpepper Support Group (2006)
Week 2: Shell Game (2006)
Week 1: The Sports Gal Challenge (2006)
NFL Preview (2006)
Universal Fantasy Scoring System (2006)
Playoff Manifesto 4.0 (2006)
Perpetual Putridity (2005)
In Defense of TO (2005)
NFL Preview (2005)
Wide Receiver Divas (2005)
Why is the SB in Jacksonville? (2005)
Playoff Manifesto 3.0 (2005)
The Simbotics Seminar (2004)
The Goodfellas Season Preview (2004)
The "Top Gun" Season Preview (2003)
"Swingers" Season Review (2002)
"Caddyshack" Season Preview (2002)
Playoff Gambling Manifesto (2002)
"Dazed and Confused" Season Review (2001)
All-NFL Ramblings (2001)
NFL Preview (2001)

More NFL Thoughts:
2/02/06 ... 1/20/06 ... 1/13/06 ... 1/06/06 ... 12/30/05 ... 11/18/05 ... 10/28/05 ... 10/21/05 ... 10/14/05 ... 10/7/05 ... 9/23/05 ... 9/16/05 ... 9/9/05 ... 1/21/05 ... 1/18/05 ... 1/14/05 ... 1/7/05 ... 12/23/04 ... 12/10/04 ... 12/3/04 ... 11/10/04 ... 10/8/04 ... 10/1/04 ... 9/24/04 ... 9/10/04... 1/16/04 ... 1/19/04 ... 12/12/03 ... 11/7/03 ... 10/10/03 ... 10/3/03 ... 9/26/03 ... 7/10/03 ... 1/17/03 ... 1/10/03 ... 1/03/03 ... 12/13/02 ... 9/17/02 ... 12/18/02 ... 10/23/01 ... 9/25/01.

CURIOUS GUY
Brian Koppelman & David Levein (2006)
Malcolm Gladwell: Part II | Part II (2006)
David Stern (2006)
Curt Schilling (2006)
Mark Cuban (2005)
Curious Guy: Chuck Klosterman (2005)
Curious Guy: Josh Schwartz (2005)

NON-SPORTS STUFF
Grammy's Diary (2007)
Summer Movie Review (2006)
Poker & Gabe Kaplan (2006) (2006)
Guilt-Free TV (2004)
Backstage at the AMA's (2004)
Klosterman vs. Simmons (2004)
Wiley vs. Simmons (2004)
Underrated Movies (2003)
Oscars Diary (2003)
Grammys Diary (2003)
High School Yearbook Quotes (2002)
Summer Movie Review (2002)
Diary: Celebrity Boxing 2 (2002)
The Billy Awards (2002)
Grammys Diary (2002)
Best and Worst DVD's (2001)

RANDOM SUBJECTS
Why I Love Sports (2008)
How to rescue fantasy hoops (2008)
New Rules, Bill Maher edition (2008)
My brief affair with UCLA hoops (2008)
Demanding a trade from ESPN (2008)
Look at the bright side, Knicks Fans (2007)
LeBron & The Yankee Hat (2007)
AL Playoff Preview (2007)
The Ongoing Appeal of Booing (2007)
The 13 Types of Trades (2007)
The Drive: LA to Vegas (2007)
Why I Love Sports (2007)
Saving Holy Cross Hoops (2007)
OJ Mayo vs. Kevin Love (2007)
The Chemistry Test (2007)
Moonlighting As a Color TV Guy (2007)
Welcome to the Basketball Blog (2007)
Hall of Fame Fixes (2006)
Upgrading the Tiger Experience (2006)
33 Ways to Improve Sports (2006)
Picking an English soccer team (2006)
Starters vs. closers (2006)
Why do athletes love gambling? (2006)
Return of the player-coach? (2006)
Fantasy Sports for Females (2006)
Why I Like Sports (2006)
Death of heavyweight boxing (2006)
The Crying Game (2006)
Houston's Stomach Punch (2004)
Luck and sports (2004)
National Madden Day (2004)
Father's Day (2003)
The Masters Controversy (2002)
Being on Sports Radio (2002)
The White Shadow (2002)
Championship rings (2002)
Taking back baseball (2002)
Madden 2003 and the history of video games (2002)
Moving forward from 9/11 (2002)
Falling out of love with baseball (2002)
The essence of March Madness (2002)
Where did the point guards go? (2001)
So long to hockey (2001)
Joe Torre & Managers (2001)
Why I Love Sports (2001)
The Book of Lists (2001)

THE RAMBLINGS
Rambling towards the summer (2008)
May TV Marathon (2006)
August 19 (2005)
February 15 (2005)
May 21 (2004)
Dec. 24 (2003)
June 19 (2003)
Oct. 22 (2002)
Oct. 8 (2002)
August 22 (2002)
July 2 (2002)
April 25 (2002)
February 8 (2002)
January 15 (2002)
Best of the Ramblings (2001)
November 30 (2001)
October 16 (2001)
September 4 (2001)
July 23 (2001)

REVIEWS
Saving "Friday Night Lights" (2007)
The Maravich Biographies (2007)
Try It, You'll Like it (2006)
Best Sports Book Series (2005)
The Contender: Rematches (2005)
The Contender: Finale (2005)
The Contender (2005)
Entourage (2004)
OC and Friends (2004)
Playmakers (2003)
Undisputed and the 2nd Shaq Roast (2002)
Raiderettes and Hard Knocks 2 (2002)
The Shaq Roast (2002)
Inside Schwartz (2001)
Hard Knocks (2001)

RUNNING DIARIES
NBA Draft Diary XII (2008)
Game 4, NBA Finals: The Comeback Game (2008)
Game 4: Sox-Indians (2007)
NBA Draft Diary XI (2007)
Kudos to the NHL Draft! (2007)
NBA Finals, Game 1 (2007)
Dice-K's First Start (2007)
March Madness: Round 1 Marathon (2007)
Tanking It For the Celts (2007)
The 1987 NBA All-Star Game (2007)
Quadruple-A Title Game (2006)
Round 1 Baseball Marathon (2006)
NBA Draft (2006)
Mike & the Mad Dog (2006)
Opening Day: Sox & Yanks (2006)
Super Bowl XL (2006)
USC-Texas Rose Bowl (2006)
Summer Slam (2005)
NBA Draft (2005)
NBA Draft (2004)
NBA Draft (2003)
NBA Draft (2002)
NBA Draft (2001)
NBA Roto Draft (2003)
NBA Roto Draft (2002)
NBA Roto Draft (2001)
Round 1 March Madness Diary (2005)
NCAA Men's Hoop Final (2004)
March Madness, Day One (2002)
WWF Royal Rumble (2002)
WWF Summer Slam (2001)
WWF WrestleMania XX (2004)
World Cup Soccer: Early AM (2002)
Baseball Roto Draft (2002)
Depressing Devil Rays (2002)
Yanks-DBacks World Series (2001)

SPORTS MOVIES
Review: "SemiPro" digs a deeper hole (2008)
Review: Rocky Balboa (2006)
Review: Gridiron Gang vs. The Wire (2006)
Review: Glory Road (2005) (2005)
Review: Two for the Money (2005)
Review: Wedding Crashers & Bad News Bears (2005)
Review: Cinderella Man (2005)
Review: Longest Yard (2005)
Review: "Fever Pitch" (2005)
Review: "Dodgeball" (2004)
The Myra Fleener Complex (2004)
Review: "Seabiscuit" (2003)
Review: Liking "The Rookie" (2002)
"Hoosiers": The Running Diary (2002)
"The Karate Kid" Trilogy (2002)
"The Replacements": The Good-Bad Sports Movie (2002)
Review: Was Rollerball the worst ever? (2002)
Review: "Ali" good, not great (2001)
The "Rocky" series (2001)
Review: "Hardball" (2001)
Review: "Summer Catch" (2001)

TOP 73 SPORTS MOVIES LIST
No. 67: Blue Chips (2005)
No. 57: Youngblood (2005)
No. 55: Remember the Titans(2004)
No. 40: He Got Game (2004)
No. 39: Sixty-One* (2004)
No. 30: Varsity Blues (2004)
No. 18/22: Bad News Bears 1 & 2 (2005)
No. 3: Longest Yard (2005)

SPORTS THEORIES
Hugh Grant Syndrome (2008)
Chemacterility & the NBA (2008)
The Beauty of Fantanking (2007)
The Willie McGinest Rule (2006)
The Vengeance Scale (2004)
The Five-Year Grace Period (2003)
The Karma Thing (2003)
The Unintentional Comedy Sale (2002)
10 Simple Rules for Dating Sports Guys (2002)
The 13 Levels of Losing (2002)
20 Rules for being a True Fan (2002)
Generic Spring Training (2002)
Bring back H-O-R-S-E (2002)
Baseball Hall of Fame: The Pyramid Scheme (2002)
The Curse of Coolidge & TV-sports shows (2001)
How to win your Fantasy FB League... and annoy everybody (2001)
20 worst fans at a baseball game (2001)
The Ewing Theory (2001)

VEGAS
"Destructive things with no guilt" (2004)
"Thrown to the mat in Vegas" (2002)
"The Vegas Diaries" (2001)
The 20 Most Annoying Gamblers in Vegas (2001)