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After looking at the Eastern Conference earlier in the week, Jay takes a look at the Western Conference.
Jay looks at the Eastern Conference with just 25 games or so left in the season.
The NHL may be expanding by two teams in the next few years. Popblerd’s hockey correspondent Jay Kumar explains why he doesn’t like the idea.
It’s NBA All Star weekend, and Big Money, GG and Jay from the New York Knicks Podcast are talking hoops: the latest Blerd Radio podcast is ready for your ears!
Well, my Pens lost today. Mostly through a third period meltdown that saw them racking up the penalties and impotently trying to survive shorthanded again and again. It was a frustrating way to lose, and in all honesty, I’m a little bit bummed out now, even though I have zero personal stake in the game. It’s a question that comes up inevitably for all of us sports fans, when our team chokes and we spin into a brief, morose sadness: [...]
All of the stuff Big Money & Demick talk about in the latest Blerd Radio podcast may turn out to be admissible in court someday. In which case, I guess we’ll have to take the FIF!!!
KJ and GG make their Super Bowl XLVII predictions.
New Blerd Radio…make sure you listen and don’t get catfish-ed!!
We’re a week into the new, short season of the NHL, but that didn’t stop fearless hockey fans Jay and Stephen from making a lot of rash judgments (Stephen more than Jay)! Should you give up on your team already? We’ll tell you now! Jay: So we’re not quite a week into the 2013 (I refuse to say 2012-13) NHL season? What are your thoughts? Stephen: So far, so good! There has been a lot of balance among teams so [...]
At least pretend like you haven’t heard yet. There’s going to be a HarBowl!
Popblerd’s hockey column returns as Jay Kumar looks at the resolution of the NHL lockout and preparations for a shortened season.
GG and KJ both went 3-1 in their predictions last week. They’ll try to duplicate that as they preview the NFL’s divisional weekend playoff slate.
It isn’t easy being a fan of a lousy football team. But if you can recognize the stages of grief, maybe you can help. Or not.
GG and KJ give their picks for this wild card weekend.
We rank to top 25 and under quarterbacks in the NFL today.
For a guy who says he’s pop culture deficient, KJ is pretty up on pop culture. Find where Gangnam Style, and other phenomena, landed on his Best of 2012 list.
Big Money and GG are joined by Marc and Jay from the NY Knicks Podcast for an hour of basketball talk. Knicks, Lakers, Rasheed, Kobe…and the Pelicans!
Photo via Bleacher Report On Saturday night, Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao went back for fourths. After three fights which saw one draw and two close wins for Pacquiao that many saw go the other way, the fourth fight was put together more …
Wrestling fans: check out the top five reasons for and against watching TNA!
A month into the NBA season, Jay takes a look at the ups and downs around the league.
Via Bleacher Report It’s been just over a month since the San Francisco Giants won the World Series for the second time in three years. And it was pretty darn good timing that this was also the year that I gathered a few of my friends to peri…
When I wrote about Alex Smith’s progress just a couple of weeks ago, it’s not like I expected the 49ers’ coaching brass to be watching him as closely as the fans were. In what I believe to be an unprecedented move, the 49ers have r…
The Indianapolis Colts are surprising football fans this season, thanks to a hotshot rookie QB and a show of strength for their coach.
Photo via Bleacher Report There are 32 teams in the NFL. And by my count, there are at least 11 teams that have a chance to win the Super Bowl. Now, I don’t study the NFL for a living or crunch the numbers on a daily basis, but I’ve see…
Will Phil and Kobe be reunited? All this and more in the latest Roundball Soundoff column, giving you the rundown of all that’s happening in the NBA!
The 49ers are 6-2 and lead the NFC West. But really, how is quarterback Alex Smith doing?
Earlier this week, Jay previewed the Eastern Conference (with a surprise pick to come out of the East). If you thought his Eastern Conference finals pick was a surprise, his Western Conference pick is an even bigger surprise. By the way, also check …
This is the first of three upcoming posts about the 2012-2013 NBA season. Because of the Olympics, it feels like the season just ended . For hoop fans, this is great. We had a two and a half month break with no basketball and now they’re back…
In my last post, I talked about how I felt really good about game three because even after winning the first two games, the “experts” were saying that the Giants were lucky and they were getting all the breaks. And most of them picked t…