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GRESKA: ‘Linsanity’ sweeps the nation

Andrei Greska

February 14, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Don’t ‘Lin’ch me. I know I’m a bit late to the punch, but this whole writing one column a week thing does have its drawbacks. When I turned in my column to my editors last Sunday, "Linsanity" was nothing more than a ty... Read more »

Greska: We talking ’bout playoffs?

Andrei Greska

February 7, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

This was, as Brent Musberger is prone to say, for all the Tostitos. Figuratively of course. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady launched his Hail Mary attempt at the end of Super Bowl XLVI not to win an exorbitant amount o... Read more »

Greska: Recruit rankings overrated

Andrei Greska

January 31, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

The latest men's basketball high school player rankings came out last week on ESPN and Scout.com and, as has been the norm for Marquette the last 30 years, none of our incoming players were near the top 25. Steve Taylor of ... Read more »

GRESKA: Mailing this one in

Andrei Greska

January 24, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Here's the mail I recently received in my imagination. It never fails to amaze me what crazy questions "people" can come up with. It's almost as if they want to wag my tail with what they ask. Still, when it comes I want to wail... Read more »

Greska: Going all in for nothing

Andrei Greska

January 17, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

This shouldn’t happen to me any more. As a senior in college I have to be smarter than this. Yet here I am, a victim of my own gullibility. When you last opened the pages of the Tribune, beloved readers, the Marquette me... Read more »

GRESKA: Marquette won more than a basketball game Saturday

Andrei Greska

December 6, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

For the past four years I have blasted our fan base, particularly our student section, for being underwhelming. It didn’t show up unless it was a big game. It wasn't very knowledgeable and wasn’t loud enough for my liking. ... Read more »

GRESKA: I’ll be missing you Frozena

Andrei Greska

November 29, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Something is off. You know that feeling you get when you finish taking a huge test? It’s like the weight of the world was taken off your shoulders. That knot in your stomach? Gone, soon to be filled by an assortment of b... Read more »

GRESKA: MU volleyball should be part of NCAA Tournament

Andrei Greska

November 22, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Dear NCAA Tournament selection committee, You can’t leave them out. You simply can’t. I don’t care what an arbitrary collection of numbers, better known as the Ratings Percentage Index, tells you. These women deserve to... Read more »

GRESKA: When sports don’t matter

Andrei Greska

November 15, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Sports are everything to me. And nothing. I have been a fanatic of a multitude of teams in my life, living and dying by final scores since I was old enough to talk. Ask my mom about how I cried myself to sleep at age 4 whe... Read more »

GRESKA: Where’s my money at?

Andrei Greska

November 8, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Some time during our lifetime, NCAA athletes will be paid. I can’t tell you when this seismic shift in the collegiate order will occur, but it feels like it will be sooner than later. There has been an undercurrent of su... Read more »

GRESKA: Bennett’s redemption

Andrei Greska

November 1, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

“I can be wrong. I am allowed that luxury.” With those words, former columnist Nick Bullock and my former editor, launched a 610 word tirade in a column on Nov. 6, 2008 against men’s soccer coach Louis Bennett, culminat... Read more »

Greska: Women’s soccer is “en fuego”

Andrei Greska

October 25, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Have you ever seen a performance so breathtaking you felt privileged to witness it? The happiness that lingered had nothing to do with the result or the score but rather with simply having had an opportunity to see beauty in its... Read more »