Pick up the Slack

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com If someone had told me before Sunday’s Super Bowl that in the final minute, one team would punch in a go-ahead touchdown, only for the other to come within a foot of hauling in a last-second Hail Mary pass, I would have been ecstatic. As often as not championship [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Every once in awhile when dealing with a work assignment, the urge to “mail it in” kicks in. Thankfully, I work with newspapers, so getting it in the mail is essential. Rim shot, please. Thank you. So, without further ado or analysis, here is my completely unscientific Super Bowl [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com It’s a Thursday afternoon and I miraculously find myself with an hour of downtime. If only I could land that Twins General Manager job, I could sign a couple of aging veterans and then just do relax like this all of the time. Anyway, there’s so much to cover, [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com With roughly one month left in the regular season for most area teams, here are a look at some of the potential section match-ups for several of the area’s top teams looking at trying to make a run at state.   Boys Basketball   Little Falls (11-2) The Flyers [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com In honor of my brother’s birthday, I’m going to sort this weekend’s NFL and BCS participants into “big brothers” and “little brothers.” My brother won 176 matches in high school as a wrestler and went on to win a national title in college. I, on the other hand, won [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com I’ve been feeling pretty good lately. Christmas, New Year’s, no angry voice/e-mail messages to return. Rather than let something unexpected come up and snap me out of it, I figured it would be best if I was proactive. So, I’m taking a shot at some NFL wildcard round playoff [...]

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