Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rap’s Most Valuable Player: 1985

Every year since the early beginnings of rap music, we’ve watched and danced as the genre has grown and branched away from sitting and having fun rhyming on your street corner or school bus. We’ve seen the incredible rise of rappers over the years (Master P, Eminem, Ja Rule) just as we’ve seen the disappointing falls (Canibus, Ja Rule, 50 Cent) of some of our favorite emcees.

It was during the discussion of these trends in rap music that I decided to take a look back over the years and find the MVP from each year.

As 2011 heads into its final turn, each week I’m going to take a look and list the Most Valuable Rapper from 1985-2011, one year at a time. Continue reading

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My Fave Five: College Football Players

With the 2011 College Football season over halfway completed, it’s about time I name my Fave Five. That is, my favorite five players to watch in college football today.

When you finish this list, one thing you will notice is that I don’t go off of typical Heisman candidacy lists. My list is based off players I’ve seen that consistently keep me excited during the course of  a game.  When these guys are in possession of the football, you have to hold your breath because you never know what’s going to happen.

A former offensive player myself, I seem to lean towards offense so don’t shoot me either. Without further ado, here is my Fave Five:

#5. Christine Michael, Junior RB, Texas A&M :

Christine Michael

Has any fan from outside of a Big 12 school seen this kid run a football? Continue reading

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