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  Who's the bigger loss -- Rose or Kane?
 
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Mike North knows Derrick Rose and Patrick Kane are both important to their teams and says which one was on the road to an MVP trophy.

  Gaming Today Article - Feb 25 2015

  Finally -- Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
 
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Who does Mike North want to win the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao that is scheduled to happen May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas?

  Daily Herald Column - 2/24/2015
 

No false hope for Cubs in 2015
Spring training is under way and as the Cubs prepare for the 2015 season, many of their fans are dreaming of the playoffs.

  Oscars, Daytona 500 underwhelming
 
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Mike North was underwhelmed by the weekend's big events -- the Oscars and the Daytona 500.

  Daily Herald Column - 2/20/2015
 

College basketball OK, but NBA talent rules
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell has led the Blue Demons to a 12-15 record so far this season. DePaul hasn't had a winning season since 2007-08.

  Many questions about NBA's second half
 
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Mike North welcomes back the NBA with a multitude of questions, from who will be the MVP to what will happen with the Atlanta Hawks and the Chicago Bulls.

  Who's the toughest athlete around?
 
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Mike North saw the toughest athlete watching the PBR -- and that doesn't stand for Pabst Blue Ribbon.

  Gaming Today Article - Feb 18 2015

  Daily Herald Column - 2/17/2015
 

NBA's commissioner has some work to do
NBA commissioner Adam Silver, shown here speaking before the NBA All-Star Saturday events, said he's determined to find a schedule that keeps players fresh.

  NBA all-star weekend doesn't disappoint
 
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Mike North loved the festivities for the NBA all-star weekend, but he is worried about the ensuing time off and players shutting it down like Carmelo Anthony.

  Daily Herald Column - 2/13/2015
 

JRW players pay the price for mistakes by adults
With an image of manager Darold Butler on the big screen behind them, members of the Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League Baseball team participate in a rally last summer. Butler has been suspended from league activity and the team was stripped of its titles on Wednesday.

  Jackie Robinson West Little League team punished
 

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Mike North knows it's sad for the kids and the city that the Jackie Robinson Little League team was stripped of its championship title, but he acknowledges someone had to pay the price.

  Gaming Today Article - Feb 11 2015

  Cavs looking good
 
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Can the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in a seven-game series?

  Daily Herald Column - 2/10/2015
 

Is Smith on your Mount Rushmore of coaches?
Larry Brown, right, presented former North Carolina head basketball coach Dean Smith with a medal during Smith's induction into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City, Mo. Smith passed away at age 83 on Saturday.

  It happens in threes
 
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Mike North comments on the passing of three legendary people from the sporting world.

  Daily Herald Column - 2/6/2015
 

Random thoughts as Brady enjoys the spotlight again
Mike North talks Brady, Syracuse, Bulls, Phil Jackson and more

  Who are the NBA pretenders?
 
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Mike North predicts which teams will be in contention in the NBA East at the end of the season.

  Gaming Today Article - 2/4/2015

  Rehab for Johnny Manziel
 
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Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel's party lifestyle has pushed him into rehab, and Mike North wonders how serious the 22-year-old really is about getting straight.

  Daily Herald Column - 2/3/2015
 

Are Belichick and Brady the best ever?
Belichick and Brady's legacy is forever etched in stone, and they might both just be the best ever in their professions.

  Bookie Priest - Super Bowl Sunday
 
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Bookie Priest - Super Bowl Pick

  Daily Herald Column - 1/30/2015
 

Coach K something special
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, celebrates with his players after his 1,000th career win in an NCAA college basketball game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Krzyzewski became the first men's coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins.

  Gaming Today Article - 1/29/2015

  Score prediction for Super Bowl
 
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Mike North gives the winner and score for the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

  Guess who's in charge of Super Bowl footballs?
 
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Mike North thinks the NFL should assign someone independent to oversee footballs for all the games.

  Daily Herald Column - 1/27/2015
 

Banks was the ultimate winner
When a statue for Ernie Banks was unveiled on Opening Day in 2008 outside of Wrigley Field, baseball legend Hank Aaron, left, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson were on hand to honor Banks.

  Give us all-star games that count
 
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Mike North thinks the NHL All- Star game and the Pro Bowl are uninteresting to watch, and he thinks the leagues need to make the games matter like they do in baseball.

  Daily Herald Column - 1/23/2015
 

Bears finally getting some things right
The Chicago Bears have made some very un- Bear like changes recently and Mike North is hoping it translates on the field.