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Reflections on a Buzzer Beater

The 1975 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds is best known for its epic Game 6. What made this game so special is that its greatness was clear well before it was over. During his 10th inning at bat Pete Rose famously told Carlton Fisk “this is some kind of game, isn’t […]

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Do or Die Time for Marquette

The Marquette Golden Eagles have an incredibly important game this Saturday. I’m going to discuss this in a moment, but first I need to go on a brief tangent. I started contributing to the Racine County Eye two years ago. This is an incredibly opportunity that allows me to improve as a writer and hone my perspectives. […]

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Marquette Basketball Sees Major Breakthrough

Fun Fact: Only twice in the illustrious history of Marquette Basketball have the Golden Eagles/Warriors defeated the #1 team in the country. I learned this factoid last night after Marquette shocked the college basketball world by defeating the defending champion #1 Villanova Wildcats.* This victory could not have happened at a better time. *Marquette’s other win versus […]

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There Are Worse Ways To Lose

The Green Bay Packers were absolutely throttled by the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. The final score (44-21) does not properly express how much of bummer this game was from start to finish. Even so, if you are going to lose a playoff game you may as well go down in flames. The Packers […]

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Badgers face nearly impossible path to Playoffs

Over the past two weeks I’ve been bullish about the Wisconsin Badgers making the College Football Playoffs. The most recent rankings were released on Tuesday night and I’ve officially switched from “bullish” to “extremely bearish.” Unlike past weeks, a feasible path to the playoffs does not exist for the Badgers. Here’s why: As expected, the Alabama Crimson […]