Shocked and in awe – Chennai Super Kings edition

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Dwayne Smith of the Mumbai Indians just scored fourteen runs of the last three balls of the game to help his team pull off an incredible, odds-defying victory. It was the cricketing equivalent of a Hail Mary finish. I watched the entire game live and shell-shocked does not even begin to describe how I felt… Read more »

In Ted, everyone trusts. But should they? Analyzing the 2012 Packer draft

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Draft grades and reviews right after the draft are meaningless. While judgements made about the value of picking one player over another based on league-wide demand for the same skill and talent is slightly more relevant, there is still far too much uncertainty and ambiguity to the draft and coaching processes that any immediate draft… Read more »

Where Peyton Manning should end up and why !

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The next week of the American sports news cycle is likely to be dominated by Peyton Manning. Several people have outlined their predictions on what happens to him once the Colts release him. The most common prediction on the internet seems to be him heading to Miami. Here’s a post on where I think he… Read more »

The tale of the tail !

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The failure of the Indian attack to clean up the Aussie tail in the recent Melbourne test gave fans of Team India their once-a-tour deja vu. My own “tail wagging against India” virginity was taken cruelly from me on the eve of my twelfth standard board exam! What I thought would be India’s first significant… Read more »