Each afternoon, we'll pore through the user blogs on FanNation and showcase three of most interesting entries from the past 24 hours.
• The Sports Comedian of The Sports Comedian.com writes about last Sunday's pro Bowl:
"Unlike most years, the excitement and unexpectedness of this year's playoffs really had America looking forward to the Pro Bowl. Nielson's numbers show almost 100 million Americans planned to watch the Pro Bowl, only to remember they had something better to do, leaving about 1 million actual viewers." [Millions of Americans almost remember to watch Pro Bowl game]
• The Bronx Heartbeat of The Bronx Heartbeat's Blog explores Boston's performance-enhancing resume:
"The Alex Rodriguez saga has inspired me to take a peak into the mystery surrounding what players' positive steroid test results from 2003 are being left undiscovered. It was intriguing to focus on The Boston Red Sox, a team that has been left out of the discussion while their biggest rivals are constantly targeted." [The Boston Red Sox steroid story left untold]
•Appleseed of Apple' Seedlings assesses Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez's first season in Ann Arbor:
"And with that, RichRod had drawn his weapons and began firing at targets, seemingly at random. It is not clear whether he hit any targets. Many followers of BigBlue scrambled for cover, drawing the curtains, sending the children to safety, and hiding under the bed. But the Clampett gang began to return fire with gusto. The reaction was swift and terrible -- a counteroffensive of shock and awe. A bit of a sampling follows." [Shootout at the BigHouse -- Rich Rod at Michigan]