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PAINFUL TOLL

PAINFUL TOLL

Rick Sarro December 5, 2014 0

I have always thought teams can lose football games because of injuries. You are free to stop reading now if you think this is a cop-out because you aren’t going to like my reasoning

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ANOTHER RITE OF PASSAGE

ANOTHER RITE OF PASSAGE

Rick Sarro November 13, 2014 0

By Rick Sarro In life there are more than a few rites of passage. Feel free to enter your personal list here. I venture to say it will vary in length and specifics, but

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Silence The Title Talk

Silence The Title Talk

Rick Sarro November 10, 2014 0

Matt Viator did say that Sam Houston State was a “different animal” compared to McNeese’s earlier three opponents, which were beaten by an average of 42 points. The BearKats were more like bears than

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Show And Tell

Show And Tell

Rick Sarro October 16, 2014 0

What the McNeese Cowboys have shown so far — three games and two open dates into the season — may be very telling, as the team approaches the meat of its Southland Conference match-ups.

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Cornhusker Carryover

Cornhusker Carryover

Rick Sarro October 1, 2014 0

I’m not sure how far Nebraska is in the McNeese Cowboys’ rearview mirror. I know it’s against the laws of the turf, but this team should keep that performance and the near-historic upset of

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Rumors, Lies And Truths At McNeese

Rumors, Lies And Truths At McNeese

Rick Sarro September 22, 2014 0

There was a rumor floating around southwest Louisiana recently that was growing legs and about to turn into urban myth.  It was pretty far-fetched, and fell into the unbelievably ridiculous file when I heard

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Black and Gold Bricks

Black and Gold Bricks

Rick Sarro August 22, 2014 0

Can you imagine the letdown Saints players and coaches will have once they return to home base and offices in Metairie? The thick, humid, hazy air of summer in New Orleans can’t stack up

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BARBE BUCS: SEVEN AND COUNTING

BARBE BUCS: SEVEN AND COUNTING

Rick Sarro August 11, 2014 0

Songs are written about winning championships. Movies are made and books are written about titles won. Memories and bonds are forged when players and coaches race onto fields in celebration and trophies are raised

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SAM AND SMART

SAM AND SMART

Rick Sarro March 5, 2014 0

Two men recently broke barriers and boundaries in sports, not for athletic prowess, but for decisions and actions that will have lingering effects. Missouri defensive end Michael Sam and Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart

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NFL 2013: ANOTHER CHAPTER

NFL 2013: ANOTHER CHAPTER

Rick Sarro February 23, 2014 0

We — meaning the country, the Western Hemisphere, yes, the world — completed the celebration and culmination of our national pastime. I’m not referring to a weekend marathon of TV reality shows that could

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