Revisiting Some Football Predictions

Can you believe Week 17 of the NFL season is upon us? I can’t. The weather outside sure feels like Week 17 weather, but it doesn’t seem all that long ago that I was among a few staff members making preseason NFL predictions both in The Forum and on this blog. And heading into the…
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Final Thoughts From The Indiana-Bison Game

My trip as part of The Forum’s reporting team in Bloomington, Ind., ended late Monday night. Assembly Hall was as impressive as advertised, as was the top-ranked Indiana basketball team, which beat North Dakota State 87-61. Figured I would throw a few more thoughts I have from the game: The question I’ve most been asked…
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Offseason Work Starts To Get Under Way For Twins

The Minnesota Twins should have one goal in mind this offseason: acquire pitching. As much pitching as they can find. That’s not to say the Twins don’t have other warts. But after back-to-back seasons with win totals in the 60s, Minnesota isn’t going to turn its franchise around overnight. There needs to be a priority.…
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Nats Handling Of Strasburg Deserves Criticism

The Washington Nationals entered play on Monday with a 6.5-game lead in the NL East standings. Come mid-September, they will likely start putting plans together to set their rotation favorably for the NL Division Series. And those plans won’t include their ace. Nats manager Davey Johnson announced this past weekend that Stephen Strasburg will make…
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