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Looking back before moving forward

Ugh. My predictions this year did not turn out well, certainly not nearly as well as Keith Olbermann’s. I’ve nailed some in the past, but this year it just wasn’t there for me. Here’s a quick rundown, then a side-by-side comparison of predictions vs. reality. THE GOOD I had three teams pegged for their places

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Playing the predictions game

After a particularly bad showing — even for me — in my NCAA tournament pools (though I did do better than the president; however, I did not organize an historic change in public policy), I decided to continue with the horrific prognostications and I filled out a sheet in Wezen-Ball’s predictions pool. I did not

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Key stretch for the Mets

A coworker and Mets fan IMed me last night as the Braves finished off their sweep of the listless Mets. “So the next 17 games — 3 in COL, 3 vs. FLA, 4 vs. LA, 3 in SF, 4 in SD … What do we need? That’s 10 games against three of the worst teams,

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2008 preview: NL East

NEW YORK METS In general Last year is over. It is. So is the time to talk about it. That time was February, when players reported to Port St. Lucie. A slow start isn’t a reason to talk about it again, nor is losing two out of three to the Phillies in the second week.

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2008 preview: NL Central

CHICAGO CUBS In general The Cubs seem poised for a repeat appearance in the postseason — and another year-long battle for the division with their Wisconsin neighbors, the Brewers. Gone are outfielders Jacque Jones and Cliff Floyd and perennially injured starter Mark Prior. The main replacements are prospect Felix Pie and free agents Kosuke Fukudome

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