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NFL Showtime

NFL Showtime

Rick Sarro May 16, 2019 Comments Off on NFL Showtime

In this day and age of social media’s gauntlet of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and You Tube, not to mention the 24-hour news cycle of TV networks, print media, blogs, Yahoo, TMZ and everybody’s DotComs,

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Wishing You Were Fishing?

Wishing You Were Fishing?

Rick Sarro May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Wishing You Were Fishing?

A heavy gully washer rain had just occurred, and fishermen everywhere were ready and waiting to wet a line. Spring fishing is hard to beat, and a real good way to catch a lunker

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Gilbert’s Game Plan

Gilbert’s Game Plan

Rick Sarro May 2, 2019 Comments Off on Gilbert’s Game Plan

McNeese’s first-year head football coach has been on the job a mere four months, and he has been quite busy. But Sterlin Gilbert still finishes every other sentence with “there’s still a lot of

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Hail Mary Rule Change

Hail Mary Rule Change

Rick Sarro April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Hail Mary Rule Change

By Rick Sarro The New Orleans Saints and its legion of Who Dat fans were hoping for vindication or even an admission of guilt; they were hoping for — no, demanding, — a rule

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Wiretaps And Basketball

Wiretaps And Basketball

Rick Sarro April 4, 2019 Comments Off on Wiretaps And Basketball

FBI wiretaps, federal investigators, subpoenas, guilty verdicts and plea bargains. Mix all that with college basketball recruiting and you have a colossal problem that could take down big-name coaches and programs and further scar

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New Season With Familiar Faces

New Season With Familiar Faces

Rick Sarro March 7, 2019 Comments Off on New Season With Familiar Faces

By Rick Sarro It’s very rare for a college baseball team to have two or three players back for a fourth season. The usual culprits come into play: graduation cycles, being a junior college

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The No-Call Fallout

The No-Call Fallout

Rick Sarro February 21, 2019 Comments Off on The No-Call Fallout

You’re not expecting a Super Bowl story out of me, are you? No, I didn’t partake in the Boycott Bowl or shun Super Bowl LIII. I watched the Patriots’ defensive gem of a 13-3

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Heartbreak Again

Heartbreak Again

Rick Sarro February 8, 2019 Comments Off on Heartbreak Again

The many intriguing story lines for Super Bowl LIII will surely outnumber the number of streets named Peach this or that in the city of Atlanta. Two first-ballot Hall of Fame quarterbacks, Drew Brees

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Joe’s Journey

Joe’s Journey

Rick Sarro January 24, 2019 Comments Off on Joe’s Journey

By Rick Sarro For the sake of brevity, I will go back as far as last spring in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio State Buckeyes’ spring game had just concluded, and it was quite apparent

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Outside The Inner Circle

Outside The Inner Circle

Rick Sarro January 11, 2019 Comments Off on Outside The Inner Circle

Here is what I know and don’t know about the hiring of McNeese’s new head football coach. I know Sterlin Gilbert is completely void of any McNeese history or ties or connections to the

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