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Position: The Green Side of Life

The Green Side of Life

Exactly 2,242.34 miles and a 36-hour and 12-minute drive from Durango, Sean B. Smith of South Pomfret, Vt., won our Week 11 Gridiron Green.You would think his relative closeness to Buffalo, N.Y. –...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

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There was one thing I had in common with Mike Bogus, Boyd Hodges and Sue Alsum in the Week 9 Gridiron Green.None of us envisioned the scenario where the Cleveland Browns possibly could have beaten...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

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Brian Wiebe spun a masterful web of truths in the Week 6 Gridiron Green.He, too, like your Gridiron Guru, prognosticated such gems such as Miami over Green Bay at Lambeau Field, then to a much...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

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Erma Valdez is a classy, classy dame.I mean, in a week like that, how does anybody bat .857 – 12-for-14?The Durangotang no doubt was a bit ambitious in picking the home team to beat the Baltimore...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Rochford like a rock in Week 4 Gridiron Green

Robert L. Rochford of Durango, come on down, you are our next champion in the Gridiron Green.Rochford was good, too.The big guy nailed his first seven picks and his final five, sandwiched in...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Doloromite 2-ups the Durangotang in Week 3 Green

And this week’s winner is: Kyle Lester of Dolores.Now I’m not about to knock Lester for his Week 3 picks; the kid went 13-3 to win this week’s Green. That’s two points better than runner-up Kathy...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Guru proves boss again, just like Aurora’s Dossey

Much, much better.I shook the Week 1 cobwebs, as predicted, and rallied for an 11-5 effort Week 2.For those of you keeping score at home, that’s good enough to keep company with the likes of Brian...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Grid Guru wants more Cole in his stocking Week 2

Gridiron Guru I thought I was awake. Turns out, I sleptwalk through Week 1 of the 2010-11 National Football League season, still snoozing – deeply, apparently – in my hibernated state from a lazy...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Ford, Hiaasen, Carter share Super Bowl bits

Far be it from me, a man who's never been to the big game, to solicit a verbose Super Bowl prediction column.I'll let the experienced tell you a few things instead.“As elsewhere, then and now,...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Remember Woodhead? He's back, baby!

On Oct. 14, 2006, a two-time Harlon Hill trophy winner was stuffed by the Skyhawks' greatest football team in FortLewis College history.That was the first half.Then the second half happened.Danny...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Las Vegas likes Indy as odds-on Bowl favorites

For those of you marveling at my magnificent .750 batting average in Week 1 playoff predictions, you'll just have towait and see how I stacked up against our postseason Gridiron Greenies.Those...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

NFL playoffs offer challenge for picky Guru

Playoffs? Playoffs! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaah, the NFL playoffs. Thank Roger Goodell, the frustrating (for the intrepid Guru) regular season is over. And, thank Dick Vermeil, the playoffs are here. ...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2010 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

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