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Matt Barrie and the sports team talk about all things sports.
Saturday, Apr 18, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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By Matt Barrie

I'm The Enemy, Not Dirk.

I'm The Enemy, Not Dirk.

As expected the AT&T Center is packed and very loud for game one of this intrastate hate series between the Spurs and Mavericks. I'll be honest, I'm not worried about the Mavs, I'm worried ab... Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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By Matt Barrie

John Madden The Video Game vs John Madden The Broadcaster

John Madden The Video Game vs John Madden The Broadcaster

Today the sports pop culture landscape changed with the announcement that John Madden has retired from broadcasting. Madden's a Hall of Famer, won a Super Bowl, and been in the broadcasting booth for... Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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By Matt Barrie

Mavs Will Advance To 2nd Round

Mavs Will Advance To 2nd Round

This years Dallas Mavericks are the eptiome of an up-and-down team. One night they look as good as anyone in the Western Confernce, the others they like a team that's certain to get a ping-pong ball a... Read »

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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By Matt Barrie

December Is Going To Be Cold Again For Cowboys

December Is Going To Be Cold Again For Cowboys

As someone who watched the Cowboys December collapse in person last  year, I can tell you I cringed when I saw the schedule released Tuesday evening.  Never mind Dallas hasn't had... Read »

Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 10:15 PM
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By Matt Barrie

Who Are The Rangers?

Who Are The Rangers?

Boy were people excited when the Rangers swept the Cleveland Indians in the opening series. Talk of "this is our year", "we have the best lineup in the A.L." started. Then came the... Read »

Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 10:15 PM
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By Matt Barrie

Thank You Tiger And Phil

Thank You Tiger And Phil

The Masters is without the question, the greatest golf event on the planet. I've loved it since I was kid. I was lucky enough to the play Augusta National back in 2006, and covered the tournament for... Read »

Friday, Apr 3, 2009 at 9:45 PM
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By Matt Barrie

I Want To Be Traded From NBC5

I Want To Be Traded From NBC5

This is my official statement to the folks at NBC5. Please trade me immediately or I will be a disgruntled employee. The hilarious people in the promotions department said I would be taking part in a... Read »

Thursday, Apr 2, 2009 at 9:31 PM
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By Matt Barrie

Patrick Crayton Needs To Shut Up

Patrick Crayton Needs To Shut Up

For the record, I like Patrick Crayton. He's one of my go to guys during the season when I need a good sound byte. He's vocal, and generally pretty accommodating. But he's been a little to vocal... Read »

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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By Matt Barrie

Jason Witten Speaks

Jason Witten Speaks

For the first time since Terrell Owens was released by the Cowboys, tight end Jason Witten spoke on the topic. Witten was at  Speedzone in Dallas for a March Of Dimes event with NASCAR driver Den... Read »

Friday, Mar 27, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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By Matt Barrie

Wade Phillips Is Great

Wade Phillips Is Great

I love Wade Phillips the person. I question Wade Phillips the coach. But, uncle Wade is classic! Here's guy who presided over the most dysfunctional team in the league. Not to mention t... Read »

Friday, Mar 27, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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By Matt Barrie

I've Lost A Final Four Team

I've Lost A Final Four Team

I was happy with my performance to this point in my bracket. I had14-of-16 Sweet 16 teams. Plus, all of my Elite 8 and Final Four teams were alive. I'm still in solid shape, but thanks to Memphis'... Read »

Monday, Mar 23, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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By Matt Barrie

T.O. Already A No Show

T.O. Already A No Show

As expected T.O. was a no show at the first day of the Buffalo Bills "voluntary" workouts. It's not a surprise that he didn't show up. He rarely does. What has to be s suprise to the Buffalo... Read »

Monday, Mar 23, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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By Matt Barrie

How Sweet It Is: Bracket Update

How Sweet It Is: Bracket Update

The Sweet 16 is set. Most people know by now whether or not they're in contention in their office bracket pools. It's all on the Sweet 16 baby. I'm in good shape, I have 14 of 16 teams that advan... Read »

Sunday, Mar 22, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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By Matt Barrie

The Bracket Diaries: Round Two

The Bracket Diaries: Round Two

We're now into the second round of the tournament. It's really when brackets start to take shape. I had a great day yesterday, going 8-0 and 7-1 in my brackets respectively. Although my one loss was b... Read »

Saturday, Mar 21, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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By Matt Barrie

Matt's Bracket: Day Two

Matt's Bracket: Day Two

I am proud to announce my bracket is pretty good after round one of the NCAA tournament. I say good, because I didn't kill myself, but I'm not in first place either. Everyone was nailed by the Wake Fo... Read »

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