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BitterSweet!

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What could have been... its okay. In Harbaugh we trust.

Rubio Not Playing In NBA Until 2011

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Would things have gone down differently if the Wizards had drafted him? Hard to say. Personally, I'm glad we have guys who can play now.

Alex Nelson's take on the non-signings

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Since this link didn't appear in Joe Budd's applesauce, figured I would throw it up here since it's a good read.

Stephen Hodge is Tackling the Linebacking Learning Curve

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The Dallas Cowboys drafted Stephen Hodge out of TCU with the hopes of him becoming a solid special teams contributor while he transitions from a college safety to a pro inside linebacker.

Guess Calvin's a boob man.

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Guess Calvin's a boob man.

Washington-Minnesota made trade

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"The Washington Wizards have acquired Minnesota Timberwolves guards Randy Foye(notes) and Mike Miller(notes) for Etan Thomas(notes), Oleksiy Pecherov(notes) and Darius Songaila and the fifth pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, a league executive with knowledge of the deal told Yahoo! Sports."

Draft Prospect: Tyler Matzek, LHP, Capistrano Valley HS

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After finishing my article on Matthew Purke, I became slightly obsessed with figuring out why scouts seem to be so positive about Tyler Matzek's mechanics. I compare the two and break Matzek's arm action down a little.

Draft Prospect: Tyler Matzek, LHP, Capistrano Valley HS (Mechanics)

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I wanted to take a look to see why scouts like Matzek's mechanics so much, so here it is. So of the "opposite" of Matthew Purke, Matzek's motion is compared loosely to Purke's motion.

Draft Prospect: Matthew Purke, LHP, Klein HS (Mechanics)

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Some of you have probably read that scouts are concerned about Purke's mechanics. I have, but I was never able to find any specifics. I found a pretty good video on YouTube and published this quick but pretty verbose look at what they might be talking about.

Draft Prospect: Matthew Purke, LHP, Klein HS

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As the 2009 draft approaches, I kept reading about Purke's questionable mechanics. No one was specific about them despite the proliferation of these concerns. I stumbled across a decent enough video on YouTube and took this quick but wordy look at Purke to see what folks are so worried about.

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