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Pac 10 Football, Why your team is a joke

Fig Jam As we approach yet another Pac 10 football season there is much commentary on what each team has to look forward to in the coming season.  This is the time of the year for unbridled optimism.  To provide a little perspective in contrast to everyone’s rose bowl colored glasses, here is why your […]

Is Bob Bradley the answer for US Soccer?

The United States performance thus far in the Confederations Cup has been disturbing. Obviously Italy and Brazil are no one’s idea of a favorable draw, but Bob Bradley’s team often appears listless and without ideas. Since the 1994 World Cup, the United States Men’s National Team has attempted to build itself with a succession of […]

Adam Morrison’s Underwhelming Run to the Ring

Constable Echelon Image: thebestsportsblog.com Here we are mere hours after the LA Lakers clinched the NBA title with a decisive Game 5 victory over the Magic in Orlando. Color me shocked that Hotdog didn’t immediately throw up a “OMG AMMO WINS NBA TITLE” post. I still feel like that is on the way, so consider […]

Week 8 Pac 10 Wrap: Dubs Edition

Fig Jam Hard to focus on Pac 10 basketball right now with the Lobestaal mania that has swept… well basically just this site and other blogs where Husky and Cougar fans like to fight about stuff.  But I’ll do my best to break down what happened in the world of hoops this past week. Big […]

Week 5 Pac-10 Hoops Wrap: Halfway Home

Fig Jam Halfway through the Pac-10 conference slate and we’ve learned a few things about some  teams that we didn’t know heading into conference play.  Oregon State is way better than anyone thought and Oregon is way worse.  UCLA and Washington share the conference lead and moving forward there are several contenders who have shown […]

Week 2 PAC 10 Hoops Wrap: Fear the Bears

Fig Jam The second week of conference play has come and gone in the PAC 10 with California making a statement with a rare roadtrip sweep of the Washington schools.  Arizona also got off the mat and got two much needed victories but alas, the Oregon Ducks have fallen on hard times and find themselves alone […]

Week 1 PAC 10 Hoops Wrap

Fig Jam One week into PAC 10 hoops and I am reminded how much I love college basketball.  The nonconference season is great, but there is something special about playing conference opponents and having a full slate of conference matchups to watch every week.  Here’s how it panned out in week 1: Biggest Winners:  Washington, […]