Archive for November, 2011

Six Things to be Thankful For This Holiday Season

Posted: 28th November 2011 by Jeff Plattner in Uncategorized

As fans of Minnesota sports teams, it sometimes feels like we become conditioned to disappointment and losing ways. Although, as a state, we’ve enjoyed some success in the past, recently Minnesota sports fans have not had much to celebrate, with the exception of the Lynx WNBA World Championship this summer. However, despite the lack of [...]

NFL: 6 Things We Know With 6 Weeks To Go

Posted: 22nd November 2011 by Jeff Plattner in Uncategorized

The San Francisco 49ers are for real. Yes, it is finally time for me to admit it. At 9-1, I can’t deny it anymore and with a remaining schedule that includes four divisional games; a first round bye is well within reach. A Thanksgiving night clash at Baltimore and a Monday Night showdown, when they [...]

2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Preview: Part II

Posted: 15th November 2011 by Jeff Plattner in College Basketball

Last week we saw No. 10 through No. 6 of the AP preseason Top-25, as well as the five freshmen that should have the largest impact this season. Without wasting any time, let’s dive right into the preseason Top-5, as well as my first team All-Americans. 5.  Syracuse Orange – Despite winning an average of [...]

2012 NCAA Basketball Preview: Part I

Posted: 8th November 2011 by Jeff Plattner in College Basketball

2012 could be college basketball’s year to shine. As the NBA continues to struggle to come to an agreement over their labor dispute, all eyes should be on the NCAA when the ball is tipped for the first time. This Friday, November 11th is when things really get rolling, as nineteen of the top twenty-five [...]