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 By Joe Kazmar    Sports 

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Rabid college football fans in the Lone Star State and Alabama are already looking forward to October 8 when Alabama hosts Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference grudge match at... — Updated 5/24/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

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I’m not talking about major league baseball, NFL football, the NBA or NHL playoffs, but there are two events coming up this week that are very significant in their respective... — Updated 5/17/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

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Before Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, the sport of horse racing was virtually on oxygen getting ready to perhaps sing its Swan Song. The sport was under intense scrutiny after the... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

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More than half of the 30 major league baseball teams would be very happy with a .524 winning percentage for the month of April, but not our Houston Astros who finished the... — Updated 5/3/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

Tomorrow will feature the most important National Football League event between February's Super Bowl and September's Opening Day of the 2022 regular season when the first round of... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

Ever since West Point graduate Abner Doubleday supposedly invented the sport of baseball, teams have tried to figure out ways to get a leg up on the opposition by trying to find... — Updated 4/19/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

Major League baseball fans were relieved last month after the billionaire owners and the millionaire players agreed on the money aspect of the game and decided to start the 2022... — Updated 4/12/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

One of the greatest comebacks in National Football League history occurred last winter during the Buffalo Bills-Chiefs playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. Even though... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

With the Kansas Jayhawks the only No. 1 seed in this weekend's Final Four, they have to be the favorites to win the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Right? Not so fast came th... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

While sports fans were enjoying the second round of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament last weekend, Houston fans had some madness of their own as they watched two of the... — Updated 3/22/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

March 16 officially marks the beginning of the 2022 National Football League season, enabling teams to sign the free agents they have pursued since last month and to officially get... — Updated 3/15/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Baseball much different when I was a kid

Ever since I was able to gurgle the word baseball as a toddler, it has been my first love. My father was a very good baseball player in high school, but when he was ready to move... — Updated 3/8/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

A crowd of around 150 invited guests were on hand Saturday afternoon at West Orange-Stark High School for the dedication of the school's brand-new Strength and Conditioning Center.... — Updated 2/22/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

Sunday's 23-20 Super Bowl victory by the Los Angeles Rams was a complete reversal of how every playoff game ended for the Cincinnati Bengals. For the last six weeks it was the Benga... — Updated 2/15/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

If you were a diehard Cincinnati Bengals fan and slipped a ten-dollar bill to one of the Las Vegas sports books back in August to make a preseason bet on your team to win the AFC... — Updated 2/8/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

If a person got to watch only the first halves of Sunday's two NFL Conference Championship games, he would swear the Kansas City Chiefs would be playing the San Francisco 49ers in S... — Updated 2/1/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

If the nation's cardiologists knew ahead of time how the four National Football League Divisional Playoff games would be played, they would have instructed all of their patients to... — Updated 1/25/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

NFL Conference Championship Games This Weekend AFC KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (14-5) over CINCINNATI BENGALS (12-7) 2:05 P.M. Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (CBS)-The... — Updated 1/25/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

NFL Division Playoff Games This Weekend AFC CINCINNATI BENGALS (11-7) over TENNESSEE TITANS (12-5) 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tn. (CBS)—MY PROJECTED... — Updated 1/18/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

On Friday I peered at the six "Wild Card" playoff games that were set for last weekend and tried to figure out which home team would be upset. After some research and calculations... — Updated 1/18/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

The 2021 National Football League officially ended Sunday, but not without some major surprises and upsets. Normally, many teams that already made the playoffs will sit down a few... — Updated 1/11/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

2022 NFL "Wild Card" Playoff Games This Weekend AFC Conference BUFFALO (11-6) over NEW ENGLAND (10-7) 12:00 p.m. Sat. at Buffalo (CBS) KANSAS CITY (12-5) over PITTSBURGH (9-7-1)... — Updated 1/11/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

Normally, last weekend's National Football League schedule would be over and the playoff schedule for the opening Wild Card Round would be set for this weekend. But, due to the... — Updated 1/4/2022

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

Pinstripe Bowl—1:15 p.m. Today at New York City (ESPN)—Maryland over Virginia Tech. Cheese-It Bowl—4:45 p.m. Today at Orlando, FL. (ESPN)—Clemson over Iowa State. Alamo... — Updated 12/28/2021

 
 By Joe Kazmar    Sports

Kaz's Korner

With only two more weeks remaining in the 2021 regular National Football League season, there are still a smattering of teams that don't know where they will be two weeks from... — Updated 12/28/2021

 

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