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Chasing the Babe

JOEL WILLITS
The Easterner Online
Eastern Washington University, Cheney

May 19, 2006

Welcome to the very first edition of "Words with Willits", the forum in which I place my thoughts on sports in order to make room in my brain for such trivial functions such as breathing, moving and thinking. You can expect th...

Otherwise Stellar Team Marred by Accusations

SHAWN MILLER
Oregon Daily Emerald
University of Oregon, Eugene

May 5, 2006

Granted USC has played in the championship game the past two seasons and won a share of the title three years ago, but what is going on with the accusations and draft status of the Trojans? Former quarterback Matt Leinart as well a...

Bonds Needs to Leave Baseball

BRANDON HANSEN
Editor in Chief
The Easterner Online
Eastern Washington University, Ch

April 27, 2006

Barry Bonds hit his second home run of the season and 710th of his career on Tuesday, with baseball fans everywhere collectively watching this science project explode into a massive fizzing volcano. Although if the numbers go...

In Bonds’ Case, the Devil Is in the Details

TIM KAWAKAMI
Knight Ridder Newspapers
Via The Arbiter Online, Boise State University

March 10, 2006

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Barry Bonds Nation used to be a crowded continent, filled with admirers, boisterous lackeys, paid toadies and assorted Giants executives who roared whenever their hero was attacked or disturbed. It...

Peyton Manning Parallels Dan Marino

MIRZA ZUKIC
The Penn

January 26, 2006

Peyton Manning seems poised to oust Dan Marino as the greatest quarterback to never win the big game. Every January, it seems, Manning shuts down and his Colts suffer yet another embarrassing playoff loss. Like clockwork, he re...

Football’s Disciplinary Policies Need Adjustment

SCOTT J. ADAMS
Oregon Daily Emerald
University of Oregon, Eugene

January 12, 2006

Trying to save money this year as a reckless NFL cornerback? Here's something you can do to preserve your reputation and bank roll: Spit in another player's face within view of an official. It'll only cost you 17 grand - and hey,...

NCAA Football Heats Up Winter

NATALIE NAVARRO
Hornet Editor in Chief
The Hornet
Fullerton College

December 9, 2005

What organizers dreamed of when the Bowl Championship Series was created has arrived-real football with all the glitz and tradition-filled programs. The Sugar Bowl will feature a home team with Georgia facing West Virginia in...

The Tables Have Turned in Los Angeles

JONATHAN SAAVEDRA
Hornet Sports Editor
The Hornet
Fullerton College

December 1, 2005

It's been 36 years in the making, but this year just might be the year that wearing a Clippers jersey in public might not be as embarassing as it once was. The Clippers have already had their best start ever at 9-2 and have be...

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