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Michael Bird

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MOST RECENT POSTS

The SEC And Its Fear Of A Nine-Game Schedule

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How did the Pac Ten parlay lukewarm fan interest into a massive TV deal? They offered a better TV product. Mike Slive ought to consider that example.

Deserve's Got Nothin' To Do With It: Evaluating The Fairness Of A Conference Champion-Only Playoff

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If a college football playoff includes only conference champions, then how much should we worry about a repeat of 1998 Wisconsin or 2001 LSU?

Georgia Tech To The Big XII: Why?

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Is Georgia Tech a football school or a basketball school? The answer to that question should determine whether it thinks about leaving the ACC for the Big XII.

This Is Why You Fail, Sports Radio Edition

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The sports radio two-step: criticize sports figures for making controversial statements, then wonder why they do not say anything interesting in interviews.

Random Observations On The Braves

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Pastornicky's issues, the improved patience at the plate, and a case for Mike Minor.

Finally, A Reason To Support Atlanta Spirit

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MIke Gearon is sticking up for the Hawks. While all is not forgiven with Atlanta Spirit, Gearon's remarks are dead-on.

Ban Northeasterners From Writing About College Football

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Buzz Bissinger knows what is best for you, evil college football fans. Sadly, he does not know how to make consistent, logical arguments.

Overplaying Your Hand: John Junker, DeLoss Dodds, Mike Brown ... And Arthur Blank?

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The sports world is replete with recent examples of overreach. The Falcons ought to think about those examples when pushing for a new stadium.

Random Thoughts On The Braves

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The Braves' outfield, Chad Durbin's one good stat, preemptive Fredi gripes, and thank goodness for Chipper.

Don't Worry About Sam Baker?

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Should we be worried about the Falcons' left tackle position in light of the fact that it might not be as important as is commonly believed?

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