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Miked Up: Most promising NFL prospect and a Mike’d UP farewell

Mike’d Up: Most promising NFL prospect and a Mike’d UP farewell

Michael Kelley May 9, 2014

The NFL Draft started last night. Which prospects are going to have the most successful careers? The Mike’d UP guys pick three. Kowaleski: Disclaimer: I hate draft prognoses. Always have and always...

Miked Up: The NBA hammer comes down and crab legs for dinner

Mike’d Up: The NBA hammer comes down and crab legs for dinner

Michael Kowaleski May 2, 2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver dropped the hammer on Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling Tuesday, banning him for life and fining him $2.5 million, the maximum amount allowed under the league constitution. Kelley:...

Miked Up: NBA Championship predictions and six NFL games to watch next season

Mike’d Up: NBA Championship predictions and six NFL games to watch next season

Michael Kelley April 25, 2014

The NBA Playoffs kicked off last week. Who will take home the championship? Kowaleski: East: The Heat are the only logical option here. The Pacers got home court advantage, but to say they’ve been...

Miked Up: NCAA feeds their athletes and who doesn’t deserve their paycheck?

Mike’d Up: NCAA feeds their athletes and who doesn’t deserve their paycheck?

Michael Kowaleski April 17, 2014

On Tuesday, the NCAA implemented small changes that included allowing players unlimited meals from their universities. Kowaleski: This is too little, too late for the maligned NCAA. It’s been a P.R....

Miked Up: UConn conquers college basketball and Adam Jones wants to beat up fans

Mike’d Up: UConn conquers college basketball and Adam Jones wants to beat up fans

Michael Kelley April 10, 2014

Ten years after both programs first accomplished the feat, the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams both won national championships in the same season. Which title run was more impressive?   Kowaleski:...

Miked Up: MLB predictions, discussing DeSean, and the NCAA bball championship

Mike’d Up: MLB predictions, discussing DeSean, and the NCAA bball championship

Michael Kowaleski April 4, 2014

Opening Day was Monday and the MLB is underway. The Mike’d UP guys offer their predictions for the 2014 season. Kelley: National League: The New York Daily News recently ran this headline: “Dodgers...

Miked Up: Death in Qatar and Final Four predictions

Mike’d Up: Death in Qatar and Final Four predictions

Michael Kelley March 28, 2014

A report by the International Trade Union Confederation estimates 4,000 immigrant workers will die in construction for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Kelley: This is an absolutely appalling situation. One...

Conference tournament predictions and state championship ends in tie

Conference tournament predictions and state championship ends in tie

Michael Kowaleski March 14, 2014

NCAA basketball conference tournaments are wrapping up just in time for Selection Sunday. The Mike’d Up guys give their picks: Kowaleski: American—Louisville A10—VCU ACC—Virginia Big 12—Oklahoma...

Miked Up: LeBron has religious experience and the court-storming debate

Mike’d Up: LeBron has religious experience and the court-storming debate

Michael Kelley March 7, 2014

LeBron had the greatest scoring performance of his career against the Bobcats on Monday night. Kelley: LeBron has made Mike’d UP history, Mick. Never before have we focused on the same person in two...

Miked UP: The use of racial slurs in professional sports and Kevin Durant verus LeBron James

Mike’d UP: The use of racial slurs in professional sports and Kevin Durant verus LeBron James

Michael Kowaleski February 28, 2014

The NFL is discussing penalizing players for the use of the racial slurs during games. Kelley: It is the thought that counts and I support it, but the actual implementation of this proposal is near impossible....

Miked Up: Thrilling Olympic hockey and farewell to The Captain

Mike’d Up: Thrilling Olympic hockey and farewell to The Captain

Michael Kelley February 21, 2014

The battle of North America is set for noon today between the United States and Canada. Kelley: USA-Canada, today at noon? Should be epic and I know I will not be the only one on campus watching this...

Miked Up: Reactions to Michael Sam and basketball’s Mt. Rushmore

Mike’d Up: Reactions to Michael Sam and basketball’s Mt. Rushmore

Michael Kowaleski February 14, 2014

The wait is over – the NFL will have its first openly gay active player in Michael Sam of Missouri. Kelley: The courage and confidence this young man possesses are abundant. Two personality traits I...

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