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Clear Skies in Cleveland

If not for that ill-fated rain delay, the Cleveland Indians are likely the World Series champs. Alas the showers did come that chilly night in October, washing away the momentum that nearly led to the greatest comeback in Fall Classic … Continue reading

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Nick’s Oscar Picks

I love this time of year! Below—made by myself alone, sans the assistance of any web trolling or cheat sheets—please find my uncannily accurate 14th annual Academy Award predictions. And please check back later this week for the Oscar snubs and surprises … Continue reading

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The Year in Movies

When I did this exercise last year, I disagreed with the Academy on seven of their nominees, including three in the directing category and three from the movie Selma. I thought Rene Russo should have taken Meryl Streep‘s supporting actress … Continue reading

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Snubs and Surprises: A Breakdown of the Oscar Nominations

The Academy has done it again! A critically-praised movie that was fourth in domestic box office in 2014 can’t make a list of the top-five animated movies; no-brainer, sure-fire nominations (and easily-to-be-imagined winners) left off the final ballots; and seeming … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu All Over Again

If I would have known the year I don’t pick the Boston Red Sox to win the World Series they do exactly that, I would likely be smart enough never to pick them again. Alas, I’m not. But before I … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

Los Angeles Kings over New Jersey Devils: can’t say I had that pegged as my Stanley Cup Final last season. But all was not lost. I correctly predicted 11 of the 16 playoff teams—five in the East, six in the West—missing … Continue reading

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Nick’s Oscar Picks

I have a bone to pick with the Academy. Though they have finally embraced the future by allowing Internet voting for the first time, they still somehow have managed to announce the Oscar nominations prior to the Golden Globe ceremony … Continue reading

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