|For the other 51 weeks of the year, you can call him the Sports Guy. For this week, however, Page 2's Bill Simmons admits he's just a New Englander with a bad case of Patriots fever. Simmons won't even try to hide his biases as he offers his random observations on the NFL playoffs.
SPORTS GUY'S PLAYOFF POINTERS
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Raiders fans shouldn't blame the zebras, Chris Connelly writes, they should look under the silver-and-black visor for the real reason Oakland lost in the snow.
THE SPORTS GUY
The NBA dunk contest's present doesn't live up to its storied past of Dr. J, Spud Webb, 'Nique and Air Jordan, so Bill Simmons has a solution for fixing All-Star Weekend.
Bob Halloran remembers the days -- back when he trudged to school 20 miles uphill both ways in the snow -- when you couldn't keep kids off sports fields, courts and rinks.
We watch the NFL to see great players make great plays. Page 2's Ralph Wiley says instant replay is threatening to ruin all that.
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|If the Rams really want to confuse the Eagles on Sunday, maybe they should line up hip-hop artist Nas, left, in the backfield next to Marshall Faulk. Five Page 2 readers say it's hard to tell the two apart. Browse our archives of past pairs or click here to submit a future duo.|
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