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  1. Gallo: NFL Hangover Week 12

    DJ Gallo

    DJ Gallo: Ugly NFL playoff scene shaping up

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  2. The nine types of NHL and NBA playoff fans

    DJ Gallo

    The NBA and NHL allow only 16 teams into their playoffs. It's an exclusive club. But not as exclusive as the club of playoff fans. There are only nine kinds of playoff fans. Here they are. The Freak-Out Fan Every twist and turn...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  3. How to decide whether to watch overtime

    DJ Gallo

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are underway and, with it, the drama of playoff overtime hockey. But extra time is not unique to the NHL. All four of our major sports can go long, and when those games occur we, the fans, must decide if we have the phys...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  4. The 10 types of prospects at the NFL draft

    DJ Gallo

    America's pastime, the NBA playoffs and the NHL's playoff push are all nice, but they don't compare to a real sport that is about to happen: the NFL draft. Hundreds of players are draft prospects, but every year there are really only 10 players ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  5. NBA options to follow Spurs' McGrady plan

    DJ Gallo

    The San Antonio Spurs signed Tracy McGrady, late of the Qingdao Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association, to a deal that will keep him on the roster through the end of the playoffs. With McGrady off the market, what other former NBA veterans...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  6. Tiger gaffe inspires FAQ for amateur golfers

    DJ Gallo

    Some guy who wasn't Tiger Woods won the Masters again. But before "younger and taller some guy" edged out "shorter and older some guy" in a playoff to remember, the story of the Masters was Woods being assessed a two-stroke penalty for taking an...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  7. Its not over for Tebow, Johnson, Romo

    DJ Gallo

    As you may have heard, the Broncos, Patriots, Falcons, 49ers, Texans, Packers, Ravens, Redskins, Colts, Seahawks, Bengals and Vikings are all in the playoffs. Good for them. We will learn all of their fates in the coming weeks. But what about the...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  8. Hangover: Why Russell Wilson is naughty

    DJ Gallo

    Time is running out. For teams to make the playoffs. Yes. But also to get onto the Nice list and secure yourself some awesome holiday loot. Here are the NFL folks whose Week 15 performances stood out as Naughty or Nice. Naughty Pete Car...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  9. Who really is America's Team?

    DJ Gallo

    Year in and year out, the Dallas Cowboys are the most disappointing team in the NFL. They have one playoff win, a wild-card victory, since 1996. They talk big and never deliver. They are overpaid, overrated and overexposed. They fall apart when thing...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  10. Hangover: How to spice up OT in the NFL

    DJ Gallo

    A tie is like kissing your sister. That's the saying. Granted, not all sisters are created equal. The 49ers, eyeing a first-round playoff bye, played the lowly Rams at home and were 11-point favorites. The sister they kissed is ugly with bad teet...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  11. Babe Ruth to be part of A-Rod trade

    DJ Gallo

    Just when you think the Yankees annual playoff exit and A-Rod drama-thon couldn't possibly get worse, another year comes along. It's so bad now that there are rumors the Yankees will get rid of Rodriguez. The specific fantasy is that the Marlins w...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  12. Hangover: Baseball, football -- same thing

    DJ Gallo

    October is a sports month unlike any other. Football, playoff baseball, soccer and the start of the basketball and hockey seasons (in hypothetical non-lockout years) mean there is nonstop action every night of the week. It is sports fan paradise. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  13. The 2012 MLB guide for NBA and NHL fans

    DJ Gallo

    Now that the NBA and NHL playoffs are over, many sports fans are just tuning in to baseball for the first time. It can be overwhelming. Thirty MLB teams, most playing every night, and near-constant action (if you have every game on at once). Go...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  14. DJ Gallo's NBA Finals captions, Game 5

    DJ Gallo

    "I'm better than Kevin Durant." "Can I get one of these in chocolate?" "I'm coming for you, Adam Morrison." "I just wish my cornrows could have been here to see this." "To being young and on top of the world!" "What? What happene...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  15. Learning finally to not hate LeBron James

    DJ Gallo

    I have a confession to make. It's not easy to say, and I'm not proud of it, but ... here goes: I don't hate LeBron James. There. I said it. This confession, of course, makes me an outlier. Someone far removed the American mainstream. A freak. ...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  16. The Non-Haters' Guide to the NBA Finals

    DJ Gallo

    Basketball fans are excited for a Miami Heat-Oklahoma City Thunder matchup in the NBA Finals. But the excitement is mixed with a lot of negativity. The entire NBA playoffs have been marked by accusations of choking, cheating and conspiracies. It's...

    Blog | June 12, 2012