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The SEC And Its Fear Of A Nine-Game Schedule

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

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?

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

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

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

Finally, A Reason To Support Atlanta Spirit

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

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?

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

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

Don't Worry About Sam Baker?

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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