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Note to Self – Alex the Great

Brian Murphy I know that with the football season over, a lot of you are lost right now. Sure, you’re feeling alone and scared, but I’m here to tell you – it’s going to be alright. We’re in the “No Man’s Land” of the sports calendar at

Note to Self – NBA trade winds

Brian Murphy This week’s column is going to be a little bit different than usual. For starters, it’s not about football. With the season over, I can finally admit I’ve neglected the other major sports for quite some time now. While my primary attention has been locked

Note to Self – I am legend

Brian Murphy “I promised a friend I would say hello to you today.” – Robert Neville Not too long ago I took the wife out to see the movie I Am Legend. I didn’t do much reading up on it and had only seen a preview or

Note to Self – Moment of truth

Brian Murphy I know the National Football League can do no wrong, has never been more popular and makes an assload of money annually, but I done with it. Well, maybe not forever, but I am skipping the Super Bowl. I’ll offer a semi-apology to New England

Note to Self – Thanks for the memories

Brian Murphy For better or for worse, I’ve been a Redskins fan since birth. In fact, when I was a child, my parents put me in Dallas Cowboys diapers to teach me to shit on the star at a young age. I’m sorry for the vivid picture,

Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2007

By Brian Murphy After a painfully slow offseason (well, once you get past dog fighting scandals, steroid-using sluggers and crooked basketball officials), the NFL is back in the spotlight. With the preseason underway, it’s time for the fourth annual “Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl”

Note to Self – The 2007 Note to Self awards

Brian Murphy Hello everyone and welcome to the second-annual Note to Self awards. Last year, in our first installment, we focused only on the National Football League. After some internal discussions, we’ve decided to expand our awards to all of professional sports. So without further adieu, let’s

Note to Self – The 2006 Note to Self awards

Brian Murphy Welcome to the first annual Note to Self awards. I know that if it’s the first one, then technically, it can’t be considered annual yet – but that doesn’t matter. This isn’t about poor journalism choices – it’s about recognizing what made the 2005 NFL

Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2005

By Brian Murphy Arizona Cardinals – Brenda Warner. Atlanta Falcons – Until Mexico’s own Mike Vick can consistently complete a pass downfield, defenses will be all over him faster than a mutant strain of herpes. Baltimore Ravens – Let’s recap – it’s okay when former NFL players