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NFL’s Pro Bowl has got it all wrong

This weekend is normally reserved for the preparation of sports’ Christmas, the Super Bowl. We get our first chance to steer clear of Chris Berman yelling at us, everyone’s man crush on football’s Father Time, Brett Farve, and most importantly, John Madden impersonations. But these…

One on One: Who will win the Super Bowl?

Colts The Indianapolis Colts versus the New Orleans Saints looks to be the best Super Bowl matchup in recent memory. While the Saints are a great story, reaching the Super Bowl for the first time, Indianapolis will win this game. The Colts easily have the…

D.J.s Live Blog: Bradley at Illinois State

Greetings!  Welcome to the digital version of Redbird Arena’s first sell out of the year. We are 30 minutes from the tip-off of the 109th installment of Bradley’s greatest sports rivalry, as the Braves (10-10, 5-5) are set to take on the Redbirds of Illinois…

D.J.s Live Blog – Bradley vs. Missouri St.

Greetings from Carver Arena, where we are about 20 minutes from the tipoff between Bradley and visiting Missouri State.  Both teams are only in their shootaround, but one thing instantly stands out — Eddren McCain seems to be sporting a classic high fade reminiscent of…

D.J.s Live Blog – Bradley vs. SIU

Happy New Year, Bradley fans. We’re about a half-hour from the tip-off of what is sure to be a very telling game for the Braves, who welcome to town the Salukis of Southern Illinois. After a ghastly three-game skid that included two give-up-the-lead losses at…

D.J.s Live In-Game Blog: Bradley vs. Loyola

It’s T-minus 47 minutes to tonight’s 7:05 contest between Bradley and the Loyola Ramblers.  There are already some big things shaking here at Carver Arena as it was announced earlier that freshman Dyricus Simms-Edwards will miss three to six weeks with a stress reaction in…

D.J.s Live Blog – Bradley vs. WCU

Pregame hunch  Twenty-one minutes to the tip-off of what could be a gut-check game for the Braves, who are hosting the Catamounts of Western Carolina.  WCU enters the contest with a record of 7-1 after knocking off Furman (64-57) on Saturday.  They also defeated a…

Braves score upset over 20th ranked Illini

The University of Illinois is the best men’s basketball in Illinois, according to Scott Powers at ESPNChicago.com. But last week, the Bradley Braves demonstrated why games aren’t played on paper.  In the consolation game of the Las Vegas Invitational, the Braves knocked off the Illini…

Braves split at Lady Rebel Round-Up

Playing two games in less than 24 hours is tough for any team. Coming back after losing the first to win the second is something completely different.  When the women’s basketball team left for Las Vegas, the plan was to come back victorious. For this…

March to perfection and some other football stuff

NFL history is taking place as I write this. As of now, two NFL teams are 11-0 which is pretty remarkable. And so begins the discussion of which 11-0, team is better: the Indianapolis Colts or New Orleans Saints.  Now as a Tennessee Titans fan,…

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