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Rules For Being A Canadian Sports Fan #1: Losing Your Star Players

July 17th, 2010
One of the first things you have to understand about Canadian sports fans is that the teams they support are always fighting an uphill battle with teams from the U.S. Trust me, you will never convince a Canadian that the United States isn't working with a stacked deck. This holds true for ...

Why Kobe Bryant Is Always Compared To Michael Jordan

May 30th, 2010
Last night after the conclusion of the amazing Suns-Lakers series, which I told you was going to be great, I was ready to write my wrap up of the series. I had my Itunes going, some drinks by the computer and, as always, I had my Twitter(www.twitter.com/chaseruttig ) and facebook ...

Phoenix Rising: Why You Shouldn’t Count Out the Suns

May 23rd, 2010
The NBA Playoffs have been a fairly uncompetitive affair this year, besides for the Oklahoma City/Los Angeles series and Boston/Cleveland, you probably won't be able to recall a matchup that you will remember by playoff time next year. This has caused many people to immediately begin predicting a Celtics-Lakers Finals and ...

You Can’t Handle “The Truth”: Paul Pierce’s Tweet Isn’t The Story

May 19th, 2010
Boston: 95—Orlando: 92 That is what the score read last night. The Celtics going up 2-0 in the series and perhaps effectively ending the Orlando Magic's season. It was perhaps the most entertaining game of the playoffs, but in continuing the theme of the off court action being more entertaining in ...

NHL Playoffs: NBC: And How The NHL’s TV Deals Are Killing The Game

May 3rd, 2010
This may be the best time of year to be a sports fan the NBA and NHL Playoffs are underway, baseball is kicking off, the NFL and NBA Drafts take place. It is a great time to be a sports fan, especially a sports fan with time on their hands. But ...

2010 NHL Playoffs: Can the San Jose Sharks Get Rid of the “Choker” Label?

April 22nd, 2010
The San Jose Sharks are on the brink of another April collapse. It is a story that is all too familiar come playoff time. The Sharks come into the playoffs after a impressive regular season only to meet a young team with hot goaltending and hungry play and get sent home ...

NBA Playoffs: Kevin Garnett’s “Bows” Have Brought Back The Old Boston Celtics

April 19th, 2010
The Boston Celtics entered their first round matchup with the Miami Heat with the feeling of death looming over the Celtics' faithful. There was a fear that "The Big Three" were dying, and that their time as one of the game's elite teams was fading away with their team's voice, Kevin ...

NBA Playoff Preview: Eastern Conference

April 15th, 2010
Well it is finally that time of year. The NBA Playoffs are just two days away, and I will be there to cover it from start to finish, starting with my previews breaking down every aspect of the playoffs. Follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/chaseruttig or check out my articles daily ...

NHL Playoffs: What to Watch on the Playoffs’ Opening Night

April 14th, 2010
I will be breaking down the NHL Playoffs daily right here on Bleacher Report check daily for recaps, previews, and analysis of every game. Or check me out on twitter: www.twitter.com/chaseruttig Well after 82 games the NHL playoffs finally kick off tonight, and it starts with a TV watchers delight ...

NHL Playoff Preview: Henrik Sedin Poised To Be This Year’s Breakout Star

April 13th, 2010
This is the first of many articles breaking down the Stanley Cup Playoffs, check my page daily for more analysis, or follow me on twitter @www.twitter.com/chaseruttig The NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday and while there has been much talk once again about a possible Ovechkin-Crosby II going on this year in ...