Category Archives: The On Deck Circle

Anxiety and twitter

Title: Anxiety and twitter
Date: January 28, 2014
Synopsis: I wrote a bit about my issues with generalized anxiety disorder and how social media can make it far worse.
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Are The Sedins Really That Sheltered?

Title: Are The Sedins Really That Sheltered?
Date: June 26, 2013
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Originally crafted for Canucks Army, this piece toyed out loud with an xCorsi measure to predict NHL player possession performance. They didn’t want to run it until it was more fine tuned, so I threw it up on The ODC until the kinks are worked out.
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Rudy Gay Trade – E-Mail Exchange

Title: Rudy Gay Trade – E-Mail Exchange
Date: January 31, 2013
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Following the Rudy Gay-to-Toronto trade, Trev Smith and I discussed the deal via an e-mail exchange.
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Royal Rumble E-Mail Exchange

Title: Royal Rumble E-Mail Exchange
Date: January 27, 2013
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: A friend and I did an e-mail exchange discussing the WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view and brainstorming potential “fantasy booking” scenarios that could come from the fall-out.
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Vancouver Set to Become Portland

Title: Vancouver Set to Become Portland
Date: January 16, 2013
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: A fake, Onion News-style article on Vancouver City Council voting to become Portland.
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Fantasy Football – Final Full-Season Rankings

Title: Fantasy Football – Final Full-Season Rankings
Date: September 7, 2012
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: This was hardly an article, but I wanted to post my 2012 full season fantasy football rankings, hoping that a strong track record could help me with finding future writing opportunities in the fantasy realm.
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The Annual Baseball Road Trip

Title: The Annual Baseball Road Trip
Date: August 31, 2012
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Taking a look back at an annual baseball road trip that has taken me to 21 different MLB ballparks.
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Is Colby Rasmus’ Break Out For Real?

Title: Is Colby Rasmus’ Break Out For Real?
Date: July 13, 2012
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: This article looked at Colby Rasmus’ offensive breakout over the past two months, attempting to identify underlying trends in his statistical profile to forecast regression or further improvement.
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Live Blog – Trev and Blake on the NBA Draft

Title: Live Blog – Trev and Blake on the NBA Draft
Date: June 29, 2012
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Like we did in 2008, my friend Trev and I Live-Chatted during the NBA Draft. It’s a bit ugly to read through because of the lazy formatting, but there is some good discussion in there.
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E-Mail Exchange: Trev and Blake on NBA Conference Finals

Title: E-Mail Exchange: Trev and Blake on NBA Conference Finals
Date: June 8, 2012
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: Good friend Trev and I exchanged e-mails on the NBA Conference Finals, the battle of Durant and LeBron, and potential Finals match-ups.
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