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Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

Quarterback Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears runs the ball against the New York Giants during a game at Soldier Field on October 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Better Than Bad

The Giants are the equivalent of 500 milligrams of Aleve – if you can get past what they might do to your stomach, you end up feeling somewhat better for a little while.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

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Keidel: The Book Of Eli, Written By Peyton

You laugh now, but there was a time, very recently, when it was a debate. There was a time, when we thought the kid had commandeered the throne. There was a time when, when we thought it was the dawn of one empire, and the dusk of another.

10/05/2013

The show loves the Colts at home over the Rams.  (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Week Four NFL Confidence Picks

15 – Colts over Jags
14 – Broncos over Eagles
13 – Ravens over Bills
12 – Redskins over Raiders
11 – Saints over Dolphins

670 The Score–09/26/2013

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NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team Offenses

This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.

08/26/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player Losses

Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…

08/19/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing

Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.

08/13/2013

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NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL Preseason

This weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.

08/05/2013

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Top 10 Most Anticipated NFL Matchups

There are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.

08/01/2013

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NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL Season

The good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.

07/30/2013

tarlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single scoring Nat Schierholtz #19 in the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally Past Giants 3-2

As tough as it was for Chicago manager Dale Sveum to say goodbye to Alfonso Soriano, he sure likes how the Cubs played without the slugging outfielder.

07/27/2013

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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…

07/23/2013

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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..

07/16/2013

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NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFL

As Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC…

07/09/2013

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NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

The past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here’s a look at the latest developments around the NFC.

07/02/2013

Pablo Sandoval collides with the Astros' Chris Snyder  last July. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Time To Ban The Home Plate Collision

Mike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2013

Jesse Crain #26 of the Chicago White Sox pitches during the game against the San Francisco Giants on February 25, 2013 at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Giants and White Sox played to a 9-9 tie. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

White Sox Tie Giants 9-9

Madison Bumgarner threw two scoreless innings in his first outing since the second game of the World Series, postseason hero Marco Scutaro had two hits and drove in a run and the San Francisco Giants played the Chicago White Sox to a 9-9 tie Monday.

02/25/2013

Tight end Martellus Bennett #85 of the New York Giants runs with the ball against inside linebacker A.J. Hawk #50 of the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium on November 25, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Green Bay Falls Behind Bears With Bruising Loss To Giants

Eli Manning threw for three touchdowns, giving him 200 for his career, and the New York Giants sacked Aaron Rodgers five times Sunday night in a 38-10 rout of the Green Bay Packers.

11/25/2012

Ryan Theriot slides to home in Game 4 of the World Series. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants Win World Series With Four-Game Sweep Of Tigers

Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.

10/28/2012

Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with his teammates after scoring a run off of Brandon Crawford #35 single to center field against Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning during Game Three of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 27, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants Take 3-0 World Series Lead

Ryan Vogelsong escaped trouble three times and Gregor Blanco hit a go-ahead triple to lead San Francisco over the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Saturday night and move the Giants into a 3-0 World Series lead.

10/27/2012

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