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  • Serena 'embarrassed' by worst loss since '98 news services
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    Simona Halep beat two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday, with the American's two games won equaling her career worst.
  • Royals Winning Blueprint Shredded Early By Giants

    Kevin Draper
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:16 pm
    The Royals have concocted a simple formula for playoff success: solid starting pitching, lockdown relievers, and scratching out juuuust enough runs to win. With three relievers—Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera, and Greg Holland—who had an ERA below 1.50 during the regular season, and one of the weakest-hitting lineups in the league, the strategy makes plenty of sense. Throughout their eight game playoff win streak, the Royals followed it to a tee. Every starter lasted at least five innings, and the fearsome bullpen trio combined to throw 25 2/3 innings with a minuscule ERA of just 1.05. But in…
  • Countdown: Puck Drop preview

    MSN Video: What's Hot > Most Watched > Sports
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:26 am
    The latest in FOX Sports Arizona's coutdown series -- Countdown: Puck Drop -- premieres Tuesday, Oct. 21, immediately after the Coyotes-Predators game.
  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 32

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am
    Brad Keselowski won the Geico 500, driving his way into the next round of the Chase. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jimmie Johnson failed to advance, leaving Jeff Gordon as the only Hendrick driver in the final eight.
  • Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell (Yahoo Sports)

    Yahoo Sports - Top News
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:07 am
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.
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  • Serena 'embarrassed' by worst loss since '98 news services
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    Simona Halep beat two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday, with the American's two games won equaling her career worst.
  • Georgia applies for Gurley to be reinstated

    Mark Schlabach
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    The University of Georgia will apply to the NCAA on Wednesday for running back Todd Gurley to be reinstated.
  • Sources: Rice files grievance against Ravens news services
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:40 am
    Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the Baltimore Ravens for terminating his contract, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.
  • Report: Pats lose DE Jones 1 month for hip

    Lee Schechter
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:28 am
    New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones will be out for one month after suffering a hip injury, according to a Boston Globe report.
  • Mo'ne ad appearance won't affect eligibility

    Darren Rovell
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:25 am
    Appearing in a commercial that aired during Game 1 of the World Series will not compromise the amateur status of Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis should she choose to play college sports.
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  • Royals Winning Blueprint Shredded Early By Giants

    Kevin Draper
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:16 pm
    The Royals have concocted a simple formula for playoff success: solid starting pitching, lockdown relievers, and scratching out juuuust enough runs to win. With three relievers—Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera, and Greg Holland—who had an ERA below 1.50 during the regular season, and one of the weakest-hitting lineups in the league, the strategy makes plenty of sense. Throughout their eight game playoff win streak, the Royals followed it to a tee. Every starter lasted at least five innings, and the fearsome bullpen trio combined to throw 25 2/3 innings with a minuscule ERA of just 1.05. But in…
  • Giants Fan Custom Makes Bawdy T-Shirts

    Kevin Draper
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:32 pm
    When your favorite team makes the World Series, it can be difficult to tell the true fans from the bandwagon ones. If you were to go, say, to a packed San Francisco bar like The Brick Yard to watch a game, you might be mistaken for a bandwagoner. Solution: screen print up some clever t-shirts for you and your boyfriend. Sexual innuendo is funny!Read more...
  • Video Finally Surfaces Of Willis Reed Fighting The Entire Lakers Team

    Kevin Draper
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:09 pm
    Everybody knows about Knicks center Willis Reed's legendary walk onto the court for warmups before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, a game he wasn't supposed to play. Reed only made two shots in 27 minutes, but as Bob Ryan said in the linked SportsCentury documentary: "The spiritualism of the moment was clear. The energy level of the building was phenomenal, and you could truthfully say the Lakers never got into the ball game."Read more...
  • Romell Quioto Golazo Puts Olimpia Up On Timbers Two Minutes Into Match

    Timothy Burke on Screamer, shared by Timothy Burke to Deadspin
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:18 pm
    CONCACAF Champions League action resumed tonight, and MLS's Portland Timbers traveled to Honduras to take on Olimpia—where they were greeted just moments into the match by this over-the-head flip goal by Romell Quioto.Read more...
  • Arkansas St. Scores Touchdown Because Runner Tackled Onto His Teammate

    Timothy Burke
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:41 pm
    Arkansas State gave up 34 points in the first 21 minutes of their game tonight against Louisiana-Lafayette, but they gained seven of those back when running back Michael Gordon took a hit, went down, and decided to keep running—70 yards for a touchdown.Read more...
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 32

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am
    Brad Keselowski won the Geico 500, driving his way into the next round of the Chase. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jimmie Johnson failed to advance, leaving Jeff Gordon as the only Hendrick driver in the final eight.
  • NFL Week 7 Power Rankings

    21 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    The Bills and Lions won with comebacks, the Rams won with tricky special teams, and the Broncos won in style. SC's Brad Oremland breaks down Week 7, plus: the record for passing touchdowns, and Charlie Whitehurst's rather mean nickname.
  • The Shot Heard 'Round the Bay

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:22 am
    It only took 63 years to get Bobby Thomson a roommate in the exclusive penthouse he occupied in the franchise edifice. Bobby, call your office, says SC's Jeff Kallman — there's a Travis Ishikawa on the line for you.
  • When Due Process Won't Do

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:06 am
    Georgia RB Todd Gurley's suspension for selling autographs has lasted two games, and neither the NCAA nor the university have much to say about it. SC's Corrie Trouw asks what is taking so long.
  • Giants Thrown Onto Threshold of World Series

    17 Oct 2014 | 3:33 pm
    These San Francisco Giants won't say no to throwing errors (or anything else) setting up their National League Championship Series wins, says SC's Jeff Kallman.
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    MLB News Index

  • Rested and ready: Peavy sees benefit to layoff

    Steve Gilbert
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:37 am
    When Jake Peavy takes the mound to start tonight's Game 2 of the World Series (4:30 p.m. PT airtime/5:07 p.m. PT gametime on FOX), he will be pitching on 10 days' rest, but while such a long layoff can sometimes be difficult for a pitcher, the Giants right-hander thinks it will work to his advantage.
  • No fear: Rookie Ventura to bring heat in Game 2

    Alden Gonzalez
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:40 am
    Long before the 100-mph fastball, the dynamic 2014 season and the opportunity to start Game 2 of the World Series was a tryout in Guerra, the Dominican city that houses the Royals' academy on that baseball-rich island. It was the summer of 2008. Yordano Ventura came in slightly taller than 5-foot-10, weighing 143 pounds and throwing no harder than 88 mph, sticking out for the wrong reasons.
  • Ace-in-waiting Ventura may be Royals' wild card

    Phil Rogers
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:25 am
    Yordano Ventura, the 23-year-old with the triple-digit fastball, is perfectly positioned to do what No. 1 starter James Shields could not as the Royals' rookie right-hander gets the ball for Game 2 of the World Series against the Giants tonight.
  • SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    Richard Justice
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:18 am
    If there's a formula for beating the Royals, the Giants found it. Actually, it's the formula baseball teams have been using for more than a century. First things first. The Giants put up three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Royals in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    Paul Hagen
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:09 am
    Madison Bumgarner padded what was already an impressive World Series resume in Game 1 on Tuesday night, allowing just three hits and one run in seven innings to lead the Giants to a 7-1 win over the Royals in Kansas City.
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    The Sports Curmudgeon®

  • Odds And Ends…

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:29 am
    In the middle of last weekend’s Keeping Score blog entry by Gregg Drinnan, I found the following tidbit: “When the Kamloops Blazers gave goaltender Bolton Pouliot to the Portland Winterhawks the other day — call it an early Christmas present — it brought back memories of Jan. 19, 1983. That was the day the WHL’s Seattle Breakers traded forward Tom Martin to the Victoria Cougars for a used bus.” To say that my knowledge of the comings and goings in the Western Hockey League is an eighth of an inch deep would be most generous; clearly, the memories he refers to here did not…
  • The Percy Harvin Trade…

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:18 am
    The Percy Harvin trade from Seattle to the Jets generated a lot of commentary late last week, as it should have. The swap has the potential to generate waves in a variety of dimensions. The Jets’ organization is not particularly stable about now. Rumors and intrigues swirl around the head coach and the GM; the team is 1-6 and its “quarterback situation” is not exactly in a tranquil place. With no direct knowledge of Percy Harvin, let me just say that press reports indicate he might not be the easiest person to get along with. If he helps the Jets win a few games, he will be seen as a…
  • Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend of 10/18/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:34 am
    Let me begin with a review of last week’s Mythical Picks: I liked Oklahoma -14 over Texas. Oklahoma won by 5. Boo! I liked Mich St. -20.5 over Purdue. Mich St. won by 14. Boo! I liked Florida St. -22.5 over Syracuse. FSU won by 18. Boo! I liked FSU/Syracuse OVER 53. Total was 58. Yea! I liked Ga Tech -3 over Duke. Tech lost the game. Boo! I liked W Va/Tex Tech OVER 74. Total was 71. Boo! I liked TCU/Baylor UNDER 68. Total was 119. Boo! I liked Miss. St. +3 against Auburn. Miss St. won by 15. Yea! I liked Alabama -8.5 over Arkansas. Bama won by 1. Boo! I liked LSU/Florida UNDER 47.5. Total…
  • Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 10/19/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    16 Oct 2014 | 11:42 am
    First, a look back as last week’s Mythical Picks: I liked Colts -3 over Texans. Colts won by 5. Yes! I liked Broncos -8 over Jets. Broncos won by 14. Yes! I liked Steelers +2 against Browns. Steelers lost by 21. No! I liked Falcons -3 over Bears. Falcons lost by 14. No! I liked Packers -3 over Dolphins. The game was a PUSH! I liked Bengals -7 over Panthers. Game was a tie after OT. No! I liked Bills +3 against Pats. Bills lost by 15. No! I liked Ravens/Bucs UNDER 43. Ravens scored 48 alone. No! I liked Raiders +7.5 against Chargers. Raiders lost by 3. Yes! I liked Cowboys +8 against…
  • Washington’s Sports Fans

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    15 Oct 2014 | 4:59 am
    If you do not live in the DC area, it is probably difficult for you to understand the degree to which Washington sports fans – and the Washington sports media – is devoted to front-running. Every team and every player – particularly a new player – is absolutely the greatest thing since foie gras until that team or player demonstrates one of two things: 1. The player makes is obvious that he is not the best thing since foie gras and in fact is not even the best thing since whatever you had for lunch yesterday. 2. The team or player becomes boring enough that it is no longer socially…
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    The Penalty Flag

  • Michael Vick’s latest mistake

    GB Bongiovanni
    18 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Michael Vick will be forever judged as a man full of mistakes. A star-studded NFL player who made wrong choices along his career path. Michael Vick’s latest mistake might be the biggest one of his professional career. After five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, Vick had his choice between the New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  At 34 years old, none of the teams saw him as a starter. Plus, his history of injuries have prevented him from playing more than 13 games in a single season.  Instead of a starter, teams were looking for depth and…
  • TPF’s Hotties: Mirror Mirror, 69 pics you can’t miss

    The Penalty Flag
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:38 am
    Mirror, mirror on the wall…who has the nicest ass of them all? It’s vital that we must not overlook the invention of the mirror. Especially when it comes to women and a camera. Where would we be without it? Camera or phone, it doesn’t seem to matter women love to pose and we love to watch. The mirror serves as the canvas as we snap the photo. Bathroom, bedroom, and dressing room mirrors are everywhere. Women love to use them when posing for pictures and we aren’t going to try to stop them! It seems to be the perfect way to get that oh so perfect shot. We’ve searched the internet…
  • Mount Rushmore of quarterbacks

    Jordan Hall
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    With Peyton Manning closing in on becoming the all time touchdown leader in the NFL the debate of who is the greatest quarterback of all talk will spark. So might, as well get in on it, but my rankings will be different. They won’t be judged on stats alone but more on there impact on the game. Meaning if they were innovators, influenced future quarterbacks or brought more eyes to the game, it is not based off top quarterbacks of all time. George Washington: Roger Staubach. He is part of the reason why the Cowboys are so popular the way they are today. Staubach was arguably the first…
  • The TPF Fives: Week 6 Rankings

    Michael Beaudwin
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    It’s safe to view these Week 6 Rankings as a reflection of the week (and maybe a few games prior), more than a complete review of the team for the year so far. Why? Well, have you watched football at all this year? Most teams are floating around 3-3 and it’s been pretty hard to get a handle on the identity of anyone. Dallas beat Seattle, in Seattle! Oakland almost topples San Diego. And Philly silenced the the noise coming out of New York. For the Giants anyways. The Jets deserve the flak they’ve been getting. The Top Five #1. Denver Broncos [4-1] Denver still looks to be…
  • Seahawks lack underdog edge in 2014

    GB Bongiovanni
    13 Oct 2014 | 4:19 pm
    The Seattle Seahawks might not be the most talented team in the NFL on paper, but then again, they weren’t last season either. When the Seahawks won the Super Bowl, they were different. Not different players, but different characteristics that propelled the team to the championship. The Seattle Seahawks are struggling with success and lack the underdog edge which motivated them to victory a year ago. It’s obvious, not just because of a loss at home to the Dallas Cowboys, but by the style they play the game. The Super Bowl champs played with a chip on their shoulder; that added…
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  • Niners' Lattimore close to capping unlikely comeback

    Orr, Conor
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:19 am
    Marcus Lattimore has suffered countless setbacks since breaking out as an underclassman at South Carolina. It's safe to say everyone will be rooting for the former Gamecock to make his return.
  • Peyton Manning, Rodgers lead Players of the Week

    Patra, Kevin
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:37 am
    Week 7 was historic for Peyton Manning, who passed his way into the record books, but there were plenty of other surprises and impressive performances as well. Find out who brought home the hardware.
  • Mike Ditka: Chicago Bears have no captain on roster

    Orr, Conor
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:21 am
    Legendary Bears coach Mike Ditka doesn't like what he's seen recently from his old team. According to Iron Mike, Chicago currently lacks some leadership in the locker room.
  • Bill O'Brien: Ryan Fitzpatrick 'is our quarterback'

    Orr, Conor
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:36 am
    Despite losing three straight, Houston is not yet looking for Ryan Mallett to save the day. Texans coach Bill O'Brien declared Ryan Fitzpatrick the team's quarterback Tuesday despite three straight losses.
  • Brandon Marshall: My only regret is door wasn't closed

    Coppinger, Mike
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:34 pm
    Brandon Marshall joined "Inside the NFL" on Tuesday to discuss his locker room rant following the Bears' 27-14 loss to the Dolphins -- as well as his relationship with quarterback Jay Cutler.
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    The Big Lead

  • Kobe Bryant Hit Three Straight Clutch Shots After Air-Balling a Three-Pointer

    Stephen Douglas
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am
    Kobe Bryant scored 27 points in the Lakers preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night in Anaheim. You can’t hang the loss on Kobe, who scored 8-points in the final 2:05 to force overtime and the first two Lakers baskets of OT before leaving the game. In typical Kobe fashion, the John Wick-ish tear came after he air-balled a contested 28-footer. Just Kobe being Kobe all over the place. [@LakersBlog_SSR] RELATED: Skip Bayless Thinks the Kobe Bryant Sexual Assault Trial in Colorado Gave Him “Sizzle” RELATED: Kobe Bryant Completely Shook By Alec Burks’…
  • Roundup: Ben Bradlee Dies at 93, Ukraine Stadium Collapse Narrowly Misses Little Girl & Renee Zellweger Looks Different

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:27 am
    Kate Hudson … “Pensioner arrested for dumping a quarter-ton of porn in Osaka park” … young college graduates are headed to Houston, Nashville, Denver and Austin … “Scientists recreate 172-year-old shipwrecked beer” … Three American teenage girls from Denver get stopped in Germany, perhaps on their way to join ISIS  … how Genomics is helping to contain Ebola … Amal Clooney’s most stunning looks … crane truck lifting tree tips over … South Florida wants to ‘break off into its own state’ … photos of…
  • Hunter Pence and Erin Andrews Share Awkward Moment Following Game 1 of World Series

    Stephen Douglas
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:25 pm
    Erin Andrews put words in Hunter Pence’s mouth after the Giants win in Game 1 of the World Series. Pence corrected EA, who tried to defend her paraphrasing of the locker room talk. Pence then apologized and Andrews said she loved it. It was semi-awkward, but it was also nice to see an athlete break from auto-piloting cliches and actually respond to what a sideline reporter said. Her parting words? “You know I love it.” Related: Erin Andrews Told Buster Posey’s Kid to “Get It Together” Related: Tommy Chong Asked Erin Andrews, “Want to touch my…
  • Croatian Boxer Savagely Attacks Referee

    Ryan Glasspiegel
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:55 pm
    This incident took place in a match between Vido Loncar and Algirdas Baniulis at the European Youth Boxing Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. As the referee was about to announce that Loncar lost the fight, Loncar went AFTER him. Baniulis ran out of the ring; thankfully, Loncar was pulled away relatively quickly, and the official was ultimately helped up to his feet. Here is another angle: Related: Desoto County High School Basketball Player Attacks, Tosses Referee Related: South African Soccer Fan Attacked Referee With Vuvuzela Related: Argentine Soccer Players Attack Referee, Chase Him Out…
  • Kansas City Local News Channel Has Unfortunate World Series Twitter Fail

    Stephen Douglas
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    KCTV5 is Kansas City’s local CBS affiliate. They posted a tease on Twitter to encourage fans to take a break from the depressing World Series to find out the latest on a dead body. This is lesson one billion on why you should never tweet. About anything. They have since deleted the tweet and invited viewers to find out about the weather. [@GabeLacques / @TJFsports via @grogg] We worded that previous tweet horribly and we are very sorry. It has been deleted. — KCTV5 – Kansas City (@KCTV5) October 22, 2014 Need a break from the game? Watch our 10 p.m. news for the latest…
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  • Giants | Jon Beason considering surgery

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:35 am
    New York Giants LB Jon Beason (toe) said it was 50-50 whether he returns this year and will have to get clearance from a foot specialist to make sure surgery isn't the best long-term option. Surgery would end his season.
  • Falcons | Harry Douglas not practicing

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:43 am
    Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) will not practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. Douglas traveled to London with the team and hopes to play in Week 8.
  • Seahawks | Look at Paris Lenon

    22 Oct 2014 | 12:23 am
    The Seattle Seahawks auditioned free-agent LB Paris Lenon (Broncos) on Tuesday, Oct. 21.
  • Panthers | Bruce Campbell works out

    22 Oct 2014 | 12:13 am
    Free-agent OT Bruce Campbell (Panthers) worked out for the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday, Oct. 21. He had been previously released by the club.
  • Giants | Looking at free agents

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:49 pm
    In their bye week, the New York Giants are working out several free agents. In addition to QB Terrelle Pryor, who was previously mentioned, other free agents include TE Tony Moeaki (Chiefs), RB Felix Jones (Steelers), RB Alex Green (Jets), WR Jonathan Baldwin (Chiefs), RB Dion Lewis (Browns), TE Ted Bolser (Redskins), PK Travis Coons (Titans), OL Jack Cornell (Raiders), P Jake Dombrowski (Harvard), PK Nate Freese (Lions), P Robert Malone (Redskins), G Antoine McClain (Saints), TE T.J. Williams (Packers) and LS Tyler Ott (Patriots).
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  • Colin Dambrauskas: Toronto Maple Leafs: 5, Halak's Blocker: 0

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    The Toronto Maple Leafs took on the New York Islanders last night in what was expected to be a good game given how either team has been playing of late. The Islanders, for one, have been playing some great hockey and it seems that years of misery is perhaps coming to an end. With the addition of some veteran players and their rookies coming into their own, the Islanders have begun the 2014-15...
  • Bill Meltzer: Flyers Gameday: 10/22/14 @ PIT

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    GAME PREVIEW: FLYERS @ PENGUINS Concluding a three-game road trip, the Philadelphia Flyers (1-3-2) are in western Pennsylvania tonight to take on their cross-state archrivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins (3-1-0). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EDT. The game will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network. This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season, and the first of two in Pittsb...
  • GARTH'S CORNER: The Boy Who Would be King

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:57 am
    The Sabres are 0-4 on home ice this season due in large part to the fact that they have scored only two goals on their home ice. When you score only two goals for in twelve periods of play in front of your season ticket holders, you know you’ve got a problem with your offense. They save their “offense” for the road where in two games they’ve scored 6 goals this season. Before they stab...
  • Jared Crozier: Game Day: Sens vs. Leafs The Battle Resumes

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:21 am
    Follow @JCrozier_Sens !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The Battle of Ontario kicks off in earnest at CTC tonight when the blue and white invasion ta...
  • Dee Karl: Isles "Easy to play against"

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:43 am
    What went wrong? “They stopped skating. The Leafs got into their game.” That was how Butch Goring looked at it. According to Capuano, they gave Phil Kessel “a little bit of space and he put it in the back of the net.” Twice. And everyone knows, you can’t give 81 that kind of room. So “Too much time and space” is what downed the Islanders this time? Capuano had anothe...
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  • The Terrifying Tale of a Man Thrown in Kobe’s Basketball Blogger Dungeon

    DJ Gallo
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    I woke up in a pitch-black room with a hellish headache and the sting of cold chains around my wrists and ankles. Somewhere to my right a moan, and more rustling chains. I tried pulling free, but the ties were tethered tightly to the wall behind me. “Help!” I yelled through my adult retainer. “Someone please help! I work for ESPN! I mean, I write for an NBA blog that’s affiliated with ESPN! Anyway, it’s a really good resume-builder and I don’t know where I am and I’m really scared and my mom’s probably wondering why I haven’t …” The click of a heavy latch, followed by a…
  • The Crappiest Fantasy Team in America: Week 7

    DJ Gallo
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:22 am
    FanDuel is SportsPickle’s exclusive fantasy football partner for the 2014 season. By entering the code PICKLE when signing up, you get a 100% BONUS on your first deposit. There are 1-week leagues every week. Win real money. - – – – - From Reader Jake … From Reader Josh …  - – – – - Also see … The Crappiest Fantasy Team in America: Week 5 The Crappiest Fantasy Team in America: Week 4 The Crappiest Fantasy Team in America: Week 3 The Crappiest Fantasy Team in America: Week 2 The Crappiest Fantasy Team in America: Week 1 - –…
  • VIDEO: Old Man in Cosby Sweater Pummels Young Boxer

    DJ Gallo
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:43 am
    Boxing sure seems like it has a lot of good, young talent. – – – – – Also see … VIDEO: Hero woman at barbershop has no idea who Floyd Mayweather is HONEST Pre-Fight Comments by Little Mac’s Trainer on Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!! SP’s Boxing page The post VIDEO: Old Man in Cosby Sweater Pummels Young Boxer appeared first on SportsPickle.
  • Today’s Reader Hot Takes

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:28 am
    On Oscar Pistorius getting sentenced to 5 years in prison … 10.22.14 “Hopefully he doesn’t have to share a cell with South Africa’s famed Bathroom Burglar.” – Steven R. “He can be out in 10 months with good behavior, though, which I assume means not killing anyone who takes a midnight pee.” – Edmund T. “It will be interesting to see if any NFL teams take a chance on him when he’s released.” — Jess F. - – – – - On the start of the Giants-Royals World Series … 10.21.14 “Of all the…
  • 10 Things to Watch for in the Giants-Royals World Series

    DJ Gallo
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    1. Which team will show up for the entirety of every game and not just play a little bit when they think of it, bored that the World Series is Giants-Royals?  2. Will the low-budget Royals be able to get to and from San Francisco in time for games driving their old team bus? 3. Will Hunter Pence be able to stay off the meth for the entire series? 4. Can Ned Yost achieve his dream of being the first manager to lead a team to a bunt-off World Series-clinching win? 5. Will Madison Bumgarner be a man, stop trying to trick people with changing speeds and locations and pitches that curve, and…
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    Ryan Nanni
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:04 am
    JUST FOLLOW THE BLIMPIE The public argument over the end of Notre Dame-FSU (and the "penalty" called against the Fighting Irish) has focused on the surface question: was offensive pass interference committed or not? But, much like the penalty itself, that debate is a  F A L S E  F L A G. No, the real question is who would have incentive to cheat Notre Dame, America's finest academic, athletic, and morality institution, out of a deserved victory? The web is tangled and corrupt, but we must unravel it as S E E K E R S  O F  T R U T H. This is David Epperley, the head referee who oversaw…
  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 10/21/2014

    Spencer Hall
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:09 am
    SPIT THAT HOT FIRE, LOU HOLTZ ADJIBKLDJBFFKJDHGIGBKDGHHGGAAAHAHAHAHAAAAAA. Rece Davis speaks fourteen languages, including Lou Holtz, and we bet he doesn't even know it. We mean that: it would not shock us if Rece parachuted into the Arctic, found a village, and greeted them with fluent Inuit without realizing he was speaking their language. AT LAST THE UBERBOWL IS HERE. The Poulan Weed Eater Bowl may have been topped at last, as the Heart of Dallas Bowl just picked up Zaxby's as their title sponsor. This means it is now the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas, the only bowl with Zappetizers,…

    Spencer Hall
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:36 am
    NOW IT'S JUST FUNNY 1. This is not objective. Please don't pretend it is. There is the thing where you write about someone else's team, and then there is the thing where you write about your team, the one you spend money and time and worst of all emotional energy on because of some loyalty chip soldered long ago into your mainframe. 2. The most horrifying sequence of offensive football I have ever seen in my life happened on Saturday in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. The box score play-by-play mentions it dispassionately, highlighted in bold like you'd nonchalantly mention…
  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 10/20/2014

    Ryan Nanni
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    BRIAN KELLY DOESN'T THINK THAT WAS A CHARGE BRIAN KELLY IS MAD AT YOU. Who calls traveling in a pick up game? And also he didn't travel. That was a vicious half step and you're just mad you got blown by and dunked on. Did he mention the double dribble he didn't call on you? You're disgusting. BEHIND THE SCENES. This is a video in which I list three possible candidates for the inevitably-fired Will Muschamp. Because it is a list, the Internet started gnawing on it almost immediately, as lists are the Internet's primary source of sustenance. Some scientists estimate that the Internet would die…

    Spencer Hall
    18 Oct 2014 | 9:32 pm
    ONE GRAIN OF SAND. IT IS ALL THAT REMAINS OF MY VAST EMPIRE After losing 42-13 to Mizzou on homecoming night in the new new low of lows, only two players came over for the alma mater: punter Kyle Christy, and lineman Trip Thurman. I can't write anything sadder than that image. I can't write anything with more hope than that image, either. (Photo by Stranko Montana)
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • Why Is Flea Of The Red Hot Chili Peppers Defending Kobe Bryant?

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:40 am
    Getty Image Last week, Henry Abbott of ESPN called Kobe Bryant the 40th best player in the NBA. Most of us had a good laugh about it, though some of you argued that Kobe’s best days were well behind him and his ranking was justified. This is a friendly reminder that some of you shouldn’t do drugs and leave comments on websites—but I digress. Flea has come to Kobe’s defense. Yes, Flea, from the Red Hot Chili Peppers is a diehard Lakers fan and he went IN on the Worldwide Leader. henry abbott your @espn kobe article is absolute garbage and a blatant irresponsible attack.
  • A ‘Goodfellas’ Actor Is Suing ‘The Simpsons’ For $250 Million

    Josh Kurp
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    FOX Fat Tony’s mafioso sidekick Louie is no one’s favorite Simpsons character. He’s probably not even in anyone’s top-100. Top-250? Possibly, but that’s definitely the number (plus six zeroes) Frank Sivero picked to sue Fox for. The actor, who portrayed Genco Abbandando in The Godfather Part II, believes “The Simpsons ripped off the Frankie Carbone character he played in Goodfellas.” Claiming that the long-long-running animated series has made $12 billion over the decades from TV, the big screen, video games, and other revenue streams, Sivero alleges…
  • John Cena’s Becoming A Reality TV Producer, So Enjoy The Bellas On Television Forever

    Brandon Stroud
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:15 am
    Getty Image Just in case rapping, appearing in movies, being the face that runs the place and helping Scooby-Doo solve mysteries don’t work out for him, John Cena has something to fall back on: reality show mogul. Per a news bit in Variety, Cena’s partnering with ‘Pawn Stars’ producer Leftfield Pictures to develop reality shows. SOME A Y’ALL MIGHT LIKE THIS SHOWS, SOME A Y’ALL MIGHT NOT, THAT’S OKAY, WHEN YOU BUY A TELEVISION YOU EARN THE RIGHT TO BOO OR CHEER THE SHOWS YOU WANT. “For someone like me that’s surrounded by so many interesting…
  • Should The First Mission To Mars Be All-Female?

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:10 am
    Buena VIsta A Mars mission is back in NASA’s sights, not to mention the private attempt Mars One. And a colonization mission is really all but inevitable. But one author argues no man should be first on Mars. To be fair to Kate Greene, her article in Slate is based on both her scientific experience and working on the HI-SEAS Mars simulation, and it does have two salient points. The first is that women, on average, weigh less than men and secondly, they eat less. So, there would be less overall weight, and in theory, it would be cheaper to launch an all-female mission than it would an…
  • Toys R’ Us Caves, Gives In To Petulant Mom’s Demands To Pull ‘Breaking Bad’ Action Figures

    Dustin Rowles
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Via C One Florida Mom has proven once again that, if you really, really put your mind to something — and if put a little hustle into your day — speak to all the right people, and piss off enough people than you CAN be a colossal jackass! Now thanks to Susan Schrivjer of Fort Myers, Fla., neither her nor her children nor any other children will have to be exposed to action figures that they NEVER would have noticed while they were at Toys R’ Us because they were too busy looking at toys that ACTUALLY interested them. The flip side, unfortunately, is that adults who might want…
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    Kissing Suzy Kolber

  • LOLNFL: Week 7

    Unsilent Majority
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:37 am
  • Michael Sam Is Unemployed Again

    Christmas Ape
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:38 pm
    AP Michael Sam didn’t even get to last two months on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad before being released by the team on Tuesday. So far there’s no explanation for the move beyond the fact that the Cowboys have signed linebacker Troy Davis and defensive tackle Ken Bishop to the practice squad. Meanwhile, there was a piece published in The Advocate this morning talking about how the Cowboys and the first openly gay player on an NFL team were enjoying a lull in media coverage. So much for the that lull and so much for Sam’s time with the Cowboys. If it’s any…
  • KLEARINGHOUSE: Indefinite Ban From Halloween

    Christmas Ape
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:03 am
    Via Reddit One dipshit thought it was a great idea to don a Ray Rice costume replete with an inflatable woman to drag around at a very early Halloween party. I’ve seen the costume posted elsewhere with a surprising amount of “What’s the big deal? Have a sense of humor!” type reactions. While I’m down to make fun of some dark things, part of it is the execution. And this costume definitely skews more toward celebrating what Rice did than condemning it. — Jay Gruden has expressed doubt over whether RGIII has proven that he’s a franchise quarterback.
  • Alex Smith Rankings: Everybody Sucks Edition!

    Johnny Sugar
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:08 am
    It’s a difficult time for Alex Smith Rankings, because almost none of our favorite middling quarterbacks have been so much as adequate lately. Pretty much all of the mainstays in this feature have had at least one crappy game in the past two weeks. Before we go in, a moment of silence for Kirk Cousins, who is you thought he was (and is certainly not worth a first-rounder from anybody). Worth noting, I had no intention of making the “moment of silence for the QB who got benched since the last column” a regular feature, but every time I do this, another guy loses his job, and…
  • Meast and Least for Week 7

    Christmas Ape
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:14 am
    Getty Image The Sean Taylor Memorial Meast of Week 7 is Sammy Watkins, who had his best day yet as a pro, catching nine passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner in the closing seconds, in the Bills’ 17-16 victory over the Vikings. While Buffalo has been eking out some crazy comeback wins in the last few weeks, their ceiling is only so high with the oddly clean shaven Kyle Orton under center. That Watkins is living up to his hype gives fans at least some hope for the future. Whether that’s a cruel thing to give Bills fans is another matter. Also…
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    Bleacher Report - Front Page

  • Todd Gurley Applies for Reinstatement: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:27 am
    Todd Gurley may soon commence his domination of SEC defenses again. After being suspended by the University of Georgia after allegedly taking impermissible benefits, Gurley has applied for reinstatement. The school released a statement on the decision:  Since completing its initial review of the eligibility matter involving UGA student-athlete Todd Gurley on October 9, the University has been supporting Todd and cooperating with his legal counsel as they review the matter. Todd has confirmed his desire to seek reinstatement, and the University fully supports Todd's request. The…
  • Fantasy Football Week 8 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    Week 8 of the 2014 NFL season has officially arrived, and with it comes difficult fantasy football decisions. Who do you need in your lineup for Week 8? Which players can you leave on the bench? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Fantasy Expert Anita Marks discuss who to start and sit for Week 8 in the video above.
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 8

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:11 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football wide receiver rankings. 1. Demaryius Thomas, Denver BroncosDemaryius Thomas is averaging 110.3 yards and a touchdown per game. He has really stepped up his game, averaging 173.7 yards and 1.7 touchdowns in his past three games. Thomas should stay hot against the San Diego Chargers. He averaged 76.5 yards and 1.5 touchdowns against them last year. 2. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh SteelersAntonio Brown is averaging 102.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He even threw a…
  • Dwight Howard May Have Flaws, but Critics Unfairly Finding He Can Do No Right

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Whatever territory exists between the clichés "Beating a dead horse" and "Shooting fish in a barrel" now appears to be occupied by "Crapping all over Dwight Howard."    No NBA player has been more uniformly disparaged over the last three years than Howard and a case can be made that over most of that time, no player did more to deserve it. He didn't mean to make more of a mess leaving Orlando than LeBron James did leaving Cleveland—who would?—and yet he did. He didn't mean to get sideways with Kobe Bryant during their short stretch as teammates—who…
  • NFL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz with Deadline Approaching

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    The NFL trade deadline is fast approaching, but one could forgive fans for not circling Oct. 28 on their calendars. More often than not, the football trade deadline passes with little fanfare and even less actual trade action. The 2014 trading season has been a bit different, with the Seattle Seahawks sending wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for nothing more than a conditional sixth-round pick. Harvin is a highly recognizable figure, but the nature of the deal—in that the Jets gave up nothing of note—speaks to the nature of most NFL deadline activity. The NFL trade…
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    Reuters: Sports News

  • World number one Williams walloped by Halep

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Simona Halep handed an out of sorts Serena Williams the joint heaviest defeat of her long and illustrious career as the Romanian beat the world number one 6-0 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday.
  • Ivanovic downs Bouchard for first Singapore win

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:03 am
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.
  • IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition: spokesman

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:21 am
    BELGRADE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition on Wednesday, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials.
  • Bumgarner dominant as Giants end Royals record streak

    22 Oct 2014 | 12:14 am
    KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - Madison Bumgarner had his fun, while the Royals vowed to bounce back after the San Francisco Giants brought Kansas City's perfect postseason to an emphatic end with a 7-1 win in Tuesday's World Series opener.
  • Back injury threatens career of Blue Jackets wing Horton

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:45 pm
    (The Sports Xchange) - The career of Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton may be in jeopardy after he was diagnosed with degeneration of the entire lumbar region of his spine, The Columbus Dispatch reported Tuesday.
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    MLB Trade Rumors

  • NL West Notes: Brynes, O'Brien, Petit

    Brad Johnson
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:17 am
    Here’s the latest from the NL West. Rumors that the Dodgers are interested in Josh Byrnes for a front office role are gaining steam, writes Ken Gurnick of The former Diamondbacks and Padres GM was seen taking in an AFL game with Dodgers president Stan Kasten and special adviser Pat Corrales. Interestingly, Los Angeles has openings at GM and farm director – both positions that fit Byrnes’ resume. He began his front office career as a scout in the Indians organization, eventually moving up to scouting director before leaving with Dan O’Dowd for an assistant GM…
  • Introducing The Trade Rumors App

    Tim Dierkes
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    After many months of hard work, we’re very excited to bring you the new Trade Rumors app for iOS and Android devices! The Trade Rumors app brings together content from our three sites: MLB Trade Rumors, Hoops Rumors, and Pro Football Rumors.  You can easily scroll left to right and click on the image of the article you want to read.  You can also filter your feeds to show only the top stories within that category, if you prefer. Once you’re within a feed, you can swipe to read older or newer articles without going back to the home screen.  Each article can be easily shared via…
  • Offseason Outlook: Cleveland Indians

    Steve Adams
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:55 pm
    While the Indians fell shy of the playoffs, the team still managed to win 85 games despite a pair of key rotation losses in the form of Ubaldo Jimenez and Scott Kazmir. As GM of a budget-conscious club, Chris Antonetti will have a limited amount of flexibility as he looks to close the five-game gap that separated his team from the AL Central crown. Guaranteed Contracts Jason Kipnis, 2B: $49.5MM through 2019 (including buyout on 2020 option) Nick Swisher, 1B/OF: $30MM through 2016, plus vesting option Michael Bourn, OF: $27.5MM through 2016, plus vesting option Michael Brantley, OF: $20MM…
  • Minor Moves: Mike Zagurski, Enrique Burgos

    Jeff Todd
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Here are the day’s minor moves: Southpaw reliever Mike Zagurski has signed on with Nippon’s Hiroshima Carp, Ben Nicholson-Smith of reports on Twitter. The 31-year-old had his way with Triple-A competition last year, posting a cumulative 2.08 ERA over 60 2/3 frames with 12.3 K/9 against 4.3 BB/9. But he has yet to see those numbers translate at the MLB level, and did not see any action in the bigs last year for the first time since 2009. The Diamondbacks have added right-hander Enrique Burgos to the 40-man roster, tweets Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. Burgos,…
  • Phillies Extend Jerome Williams For 2015

    Jeff Todd
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:15 pm
    The Phillies have signed righty Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5MM contract extension that will keep him off the free agent market in advance of the 2015 season, the club announced. The contract includes incentives that could boost its value to $4MM, per Chris Cotillo of (via Twitter). Williams, who is nearing his 33rd birthday, was quite productive in a short stint with the Phillies this year. Over nine starts for Philadelphia, he logged 57 1/3 frames of 2.83 ERA ball. Of course, that was his third MLB club on the year, and Williams did not put up very attractive…
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  • Jamaal Charles: I didn’t want to go through the concussion protocol

    Michael David Smith
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:41 am
    When Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown Sunday against San Diego, he had a violent collision with Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers, sending both of them to the turf. Flowers left the game with a concussion, but Charles kept playing. Maybe he shouldn’t have. Charles said on ESPN Radio that he was seeing flashing lights afterward, which…
  • Pounceys won’t be charged for birthday party brawl

    Mike Florio
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:27 am
    NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey have been sued by a trio of plaintiffs who claim they suffered injuries as a result of a brawl that occurred at a Miami nightclub where the Pounceys were celebrating their birthday in July. Despite a report that Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will be charged with battery, neither…
  • Patriots officially welcome Akeem Ayers to New England

    Josh Alper
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:22 am
    Linebacker Akeem Ayers is officially a member of the New England Patriots. The Patriots formally announced that they have acquired Ayers in a trade with the Titans, which means that Ayers passed his physical with the team. That probably wasn’t a foregone conclusion given Ayers’s recent knee troubles, but the Pats didn’t find anything to…
  • L.A. survey focuses on how much people will pay for PSLs, tickets

    Mike Florio
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    On Tuesday, Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times reported that the NFL has commissioned a survey of roughly 2,000 residents regarding the viability of the L.A. market for the relocation of a team. Since then, PFT has obtained from a reader the screen shots of all questions asked. Much of the survey focuses on…
  • Saints bring Eric Olsen back to the team

    Josh Alper
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:48 am
    The Saints haven’t updated the condition of center Jonathan Goodwin since he was carted off with a leg injury during last Sunday’s loss to the Lions, but they made a transaction Tuesday that may signal their doubts about Goodwin making it back for this week’s game against the Packers. New Orleans signed interior offensive lineman…
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    Hail Mary Jane

  • MMJ Study on the Impact of MMJ

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:20 am
    With so much we don't know, real research is long overdue.   With much of the country debating the legalization of medical marijuana, McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers are launching a landmark new program that will conduct the first-of its-kind research study to explore the potential impact of medical marijuana on cognition, brain structure and function. The Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) Program, made possible thanks to a $500,000 gift from best-selling author and mental health advocate Patricia Cornwell, will also gauge study…
  • $14,000 Daily From 2nd Rec Shop in Washington

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:20 am
    New numbers from Washington state. This is what leads other revenue strapped states to embrace the future.   The Emerald City’s [Seattle] second recreational marijuana shop is rolling in the green. Uncle Ike’s, which opened on Sept. 30, averaged $13,736 in sales per day in its first week of operation. That equates to about $3,500 in excise tax revenue for the state each day [editor's emphasis]. If the pace holds up, the store could generate $4.8 million in recreational marijuana sales. Uncle Ike’s began serving customers more than two months after the start of recreational sales in…
  • CannaJobs: Looking for Work?

    21 Oct 2014 | 5:20 am
    Cannabis is a real job creator.  Here's what's hiring right now.   According to, the 10 most popular marijuana jobs in the United States: 1. Budtenders (marijuana “pharmacists”) – assist dispensary customers with marijuana inquiries. 2. Marijuana Cultivators (growers) – cultivate marijuana for dispensaries. 3. Edibles Chefs – create marijuana-infused foods such as cookies, brownies, teas, sodas, and sauces. 4. Extraction Technicians – help make marijuana-infused products by creating marijuana concentrates. 5. Marijuana Industry Journalists – write about the…
  • In Colorado Both MMJ & Rec Numbers Up

    21 Oct 2014 | 4:20 am
    The trajectory is "up."   Marijuana sales in Colorado are hitting new highs. Both recreational and medical cannabis revenues jumped 11% in August, according to the latest numbers released by the state. Cannabis consumers spent over $33 million on recreational marijuana and $32.2 million on medical cannabis during the month. That’s up from $29.7 million and $28.9 million, respectively, in July – which also ranks as the first month that recreational sales surpassed medical marijuana revenues. . . . The state has reaped more than $45 million in tax revenue from marijuana sales since…
  • There is NO Cannabis / Cancer Connection

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:20 am
    This is huge.   The largest study of its kind has unexpectedly concluded that smoking marijuana, even regularly and heavily, does not lead to lung cancer. The new findings "were against our expectations," said Donald Tashkin of the University of California at Los Angeles, a pulmonologist who has studied marijuana for 30 years. "We hypothesized that there would be a positive association between marijuana use and lung cancer, and that the association would be more positive with heavier use," he said. "What we found instead was no association at all, and even a suggestion of some protective…
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  • 2014 NFL Picks – Week 8

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:03 am
    Here are my Week 8 picks. Week 7 Results:  9-6 Week 7 Lock Picks:  1-1 Previous Lock to Win Picks: SF (W), NO (L), NE (W), SD (W), DET (L), TEN (W), CLE (L) Previous Lock to Lose Picks:  OAK (W), SD (L), MINN (W), KC (L), WAS (W), DAL (L), SF (W) Regular Season Total:  64-40-1 (.614) Regular Season Lock Picks: 8-6 (.571) Week 8 Locks Lock to Win:  Dallas Cowboys Lock to Lose (can’t be same game as above):  Pittsburgh Steelers Week 8 Picks DEN over SD DET over ATL BAL over CIN HOU over TENN KC over STL NE over CHI Buf over NYJ MINN over TB SEA over CAR MIA over JAX PHI over ARI CLE…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Team Defense Rankings – Week 8

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:02 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football team defense rankings. 1. Buffalo Bills 2. Miami Dolphins 3. Cleveland Browns 4. Seattle Seahawks 5. Houston Texans 6. Detroit Lions 7. Philadelphia Eagles 8. Dallas Cowboys 9. Tampa Bay Buccaneeers 10. Baltimore Ravens Also check out: 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Kicker…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings – Week 8

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:01 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football kicker rankings. 1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots 2. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys 3. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens 4. Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks 5. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts 6. Cody Parkey, Philadelphia Eagles 7. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers 8. Brandon McManus, Denver Broncos 9. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions 10.  Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers Also check out: 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings 2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Running…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings – Week 8

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football wide receiver rankings. 1. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos Demaryius Thomas is averaging 110.3 yards and a touchdown per game. He has really stepped up his game averaging 173.7 yards and 1.7 touchdowns in his past three games. Thomas should stay hot against the San Diego Chargers. He averaged 76.5 yards and 1.5 touchdowns against them last year. 2. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown is averaging 102.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He even threw a touchdown…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings – Week 8

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:02 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football tight end rankings. 1. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos Julius Thomas is averaging 55.4 yards and 1.5 touchdowns per game. He was held out of the end zone for the first time last week. He’s as good as bet as anyone to score this week against the San Diego Chargers. 2. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots Gronk is averaging 58.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 87.3 yards the past three games as he has become  the focal point of the offense. That…
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • No time for titles, let's get moving!!!

    21 Oct 2014 | 10:43 am
    So how was your bike commute today?  Was it raining?  Did some douchebag in an SUV honk at you?  Well, save it, because unless a dick on a BMX kicked your front wheel out from under you, you probably don't have too much to complain about:Raphael Carrondo was pushed into the side of the vehicle by a BMX rider.Just moments before, the 32-year-old was forced to slam on his brakes as the unknown rider tried undertaking him as the pair were passing a parked bus.Then, about 100 yards up the road as Raphael was overtaking a coach just as it began pulling out, the cyclist rode past his…
  • Cycling Tip for Visitors to New York City: Don't.

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:01 am
    I don't like to flaunt my wealth, but around the time I made my first million (Vietnamese Dong, obviously, which is just shy of US$50), I started collecting art.  Consequently, the halls of my manse are adorned with many priceless paintings.  There's George Hincapie's disembodied head:Mario Cipollini with his sunglasses stuck to his oily forehead:And now, thanks to Klaus of Cycling Inquisition, this portrait of Sir Stanley Wiggins reading about himself in the newspaper while a butler pours tea into his crotch:I won it at the Sobethy's auction house for the princely sum of nine (9)…
  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:24 am
    Did you know my Surly Big Dummy, otherwise known as the "Flotilla of Smugness," is over four years old now?Not that this is especially old for a bicycle, but by cycling media standards it's positively ancient.Verily, this is a bike that has grown (or, more accurately, aged, since at this point in my life I'm not so much growing as I am slowly dying) with me, going from this:To this:To this:As my human-portaging needs have changed.I expect that in 20 years it will have evolved even further, and its cockpit will probably be fitted with knives so I can ride through the Zombie Apocalypse, not to…
  • For Whom the Clock Cuckoos

    16 Oct 2014 | 4:47 am
    I deserve credit for all manner of selfless contributions to society and popular culture, not least of which is my role as a sort of self-appointed "Kickstarter scout."  For the most part, this is a thankless job which involves sifting through a host of inventions ranging from ill-conceived to bewildering to downright useless.  Nevertheless, I do it anyway, for I am convinced that it is the Coleridgean slimy sea that is Kickstarter from which humanity's next great technological advancement will slither.This is not that advancement.However, I am compelled to bring it to your…
  • Wednesday: The Olive Loaf in the Sandwich of Your Work Week

    15 Oct 2014 | 9:21 am
    Having already written the definitive ride report on L'Eroica, I'd like to loiter on "the boot" for a bit, and take a look at the "controversy" surrounding the death of Marco Pantani:Marco Pantani’s place of death at the Le Rose hotel in Rimini, Italy, was investigated poorly according to his family’s lawyer. A newly-released video taken on the day of his death, February 14 2004, shows police fumbling though the room and appears to support the case.Careless Italian police officers?  I don't believe it.Here's that video, by the way: Wow.  That detective is either mishandling the…
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    Horse racing | The Guardian

  • Talking Horses: best bets for Wednesdays racing plus our competition

    Greg Wood and Tony Paley
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:01 am
    The Marco Botti-trained Dandino has been pulled out of the Melbourne Cup after suffering a setback in trainingTony Paley: The Marco Botti-trained Dandino has been pulled out of the Melbourne Cup after suffering a setback in training. Continue reading...
  • BHA to scrap low-grade races with fewer than four runners

    Greg Wood
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Trial to begin in new year at racing fixtures Authority keen to halt overall decline in field sizesThe British Horseracing Authority took a first step towards halting the historic decline in field sizes on Tuesday when it announced a three-month trial of new powers to delete races from the programme after the final declarations have been made.Between January and March 2015 all races of Class 4 or below which attract 10 entries or fewer at the five-day stage will be flagged up as being at risk by the BHA. If the final declared field is four runners or less, the race will be scrapped unless…
  • Horse racing tips: Wednesday October 22

    Greg Wood
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:50 am
    The Ed Walker-trained Dark Kingdom rates the best bet of the day at NewmarketFontwell1.55 Miles To Memphis 2.25 Deputy Dan 3.00 Try Catch Me 3.35 Triumphant 4.10 Vikekhal 4.45 Strictly The One 5.15 Dusky Legend 5.45 Chantara Rose Continue reading...
  • Talking Horses: best bets for Tuesdays racing plus our competition

    Chris Cook and Tony Paley
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:33 am
    Gary Moore is weighing up whether to give Sire De Grugy a prep run before his runners highly anticipated clash with Sprinter Sacre in the Tingle Creek ChaseTony Paley: Trainer Gary Moore is undecided as to whether to give Sire De Grugy a prep run before his runners highly anticipated clash with Sprinter Sacre in the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on December 6. Continue reading...
  • Chelmsford City given 58 racedays as BHA announces 2015 fixture list

    Chris Cook
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:41 pm
    The 170 races that attract fewest runners will be culled Paul Bittar to leave BHA post in December or January Champions Day date is now cemented in placeTwo months before the new year racing finally has a fixture list for 2015 following its publication on Monday by the British Horseracing Authority. Chelmsford City, which is Great Leighs racecourse reborn, will start up with 58 racedays, with the result that the total number of fixtures will exceed those in 2014 by seven, despite the ruling bodys determination to reverse the trend of falling field sizes.Paul Bittar, the BHAs departing chief…
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    Sports Agent Blog

  • Junior Hockey Players Launch Class Action Lawsuit Against Canadian Hockey League

    Darren Heitner
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:42 am
    The following is a guest contribution from Andrew Harmes, a JD candidate of the Class of 2016 at Osgoode Hall Law School. The Canadian Hockey League (CHL), the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League, is facing legal scrutiny as the subject of an unprecedented class action...
  • Interview With The Agent: Amen Teter

    Mark Burns
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Amen Teter is currently Octagon’s Director of Action Sports.  He manages the careers of Olympic gold medalist snowboarders Jamie Anderson and Hannah Teter, pro skateboarder Mitchie Brusco and one of the most influential athletes in action sports, pro surfer Alana Blanchard, among others....
  • Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/17/2014)

    Darren Heitner
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Well I officially dismiss football from everything in my life.  The Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins proved their inability to win when it matters and choked in the final seconds of their respective games.  What is the cure?  Hopefully a weekend of golfing will help.  This week on FORBES:...
  • Representing The Professional Athlete Week 5

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    We are entering the 4th quarter for Peter Carfagna’s “Representing the Professional Athlete” course with 5,500 students enrolled! During week 5 students will gain an understanding of the insurance needs of professional athletes, how to handle an athlete-client dealing with injury and...
  • 8th Annual Tulane Sports Law National Baseball Arbitration Competition

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    15 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    What: 8th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition presented by Tulane Law School Sports Law Society When: January 28- 30, 2015 Where: Tulane University Law School Description The National Baseball Arbitration Competition is a simulated salary arbitration competition modeled closely on the...
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    The Science of Sport

  • What (not) to say when doping accusations come knocking

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:52 am
    What should you say when you're falsely accused of doping? In the climate of cynicism and mistrust, there's a fine line between protesting too much and defending yourself. What would people believe? Your thoughts on doping responses. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • “177” – The Sub-2 hour marathon and East Africa’s super-runners

    14 Oct 2014 | 2:37 am
    Marathon running is in a golden era, the 2-hour barrier approaching. Kenyans in particular have led the charge, raising some of the most fascinating physiological questions of the era. This presentation describes the history, physiology, and implications for the 2-hour marathon. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Tinkov’s 3 Grand Tour challenge: Physiological, or folly?

    13 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    Oleg Tinkov has dangled a 1 million Euro purse to entice cycling's big four - Contador, Nibali, Quintana and Froome - into racing all three Grand Tours. Is it physiological? Or Folly? The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • 2014 Chicago Marathon Live

    12 Oct 2014 | 5:31 am
    Live coverage of the 2014 Chicago Marathon - join me for splits and comment as the race unfolds The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Commonwealth calibration

    29 Jul 2014 | 7:06 am
    What is the global standing of the Commonwealth Games? How do nations and sports compare, within an Olympic-focused strategy? A look at how Commonwealth Games success, and our response to it, might be calibrated against the bigger, global picture The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
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    Handicapping the Races With Eb

  • Spot Plays – You Have to Know How to Play Them

    17 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Spot plays are dogs that are very likely to win because of some special situation or characteristic that’s present in the race they’re in. It might be because of their running style compared to the other dogs. It might be … Continue reading → Related posts: Greyhound Handicapping Tips: Longshots and Spot Plays #1 Way to Make Money at the Dog Track? Spot Plays! Best Tracks For When You Want To Play Cheap and Just Have Some Fun
  • Handicapping “All-around” Dogs

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:28 am
    Stakes races with the top dogs at the track are great to watch. It’s kind of like the Olympics of the greyhound racing world. But it’s hard to make money on these races, unless there’s a big upset and there … Continue reading → Related posts: 2 Dogs You Should Never Bet At the Dog Track Take A Second Look To Win At The Dog Track Greyhound Handicapping Systems: Dogs That Can’t Lose
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  • Moonrakerr XDS Quad Fins | 3D Fins

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    3D Fins is an innovative company comprised of surfers based in Western Australia who specialize in surfboard fins. Their products have surpassed surfer's expectations and provided a whole new level of surfing. The founder and designer of 3D Fins, Courtney Potter, created their Dimple Technology that is unlike any other fin on the market and is personally endorsed by Josh Kerr. I was lucky enough to get a pair of their brand new Moonrakerr XDS Quad Fin sets and gave them a try on my 5'9 quad shortboard; which previously had entry level fins. Based on my experience, these fins provide…
  • Feel Like Shopping?

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:20 am
    Here is a look back at some recent products that I have reviewed in the past couple months. Whether you have some extra cash that you are looking to spend or simply want to start your christmas shopping early, these are some great brands that make some great products!Ambig Clothing | 2014 CollectionOtis Eyewear | 2014 CollectionSan Onofre Boardshorts | Vast LifeBionic Anti-Aging Cream | Sunday Riley3 Essential GoPro Accessories | SP GadgetsNeuro DrinksSub_Urban RiotMNKR Apparel
  • One Day at Snapper Rocks

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
  • It's My 21st Birthday!

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Today is my birthday and I am turning 21 years old! It's crazy how fast time flies! This past year has been full of new adventures, unexpected friendships and a lot of great memories. I hope this upcoming year will be the same. Cheers!Wondering what I have been up to lately? Check out my sites:Chase Miller Online.comChase Miller Creative.comChase Miller Photographers.comKeep Reading:Lakey Peterson & Harry Styles go HikingInstagram Wars | Is the ASP Behind All of It?Summer Cruisin' | Laguna Beach, CANewport Beach Wedge | August 27th 2014Taj Burrow's New Girlfriend?Barrels for Breakfast
  • 2014/2015 Home Opener | Anaheim Ducks

    18 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    With a 2-1 comeback victory in the third period at last night's game, the Anaheim Ducks were able to pull out a victory against the Minnesota Wild in a very exciting and tense Home Opener at the Honda Center! 
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    DailyStoke's Daily Dose

  • Why John John Should Be The Next World Champion, Not Medina

    17 Oct 2014 | 2:21 am
    Medina has been getting a lot of hype lately fueling his already egotistical attitude. Yeah, he has the chance to win the world title. So what? So do a lot of other people, 7 if you want to be exact. If anyone should be... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • 5 Reasons Every Surfer Should Visit Australia

    12 Oct 2014 | 5:04 pm
    Recently I had the privilege to do a semester abroad in Australia. During my 6-month stay in the land down under, I can confidently say I spent more time surfing than in the classroom. Don’t get me wrong grades are... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • California (South): MIDDLES (TRESTLES)

    Ride Anything
    12 Oct 2014 | 5:03 am
    You know when there are two sisters, both attractive, but one really has it going for her? You figure she might be a little out of your league so you go for the 2nd one because you think you’ve got a better shot &... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • California (Central): ANO NUEVO

    Ride Anything
    12 Oct 2014 | 5:01 am
    A right-hand beachbreak on the south side of Ano Nuevo Point, Ano is known for consistency, cold water, and picturesque photo opps. Park in the State Park, or the free dirt lot on the side of the freeway just to the... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • California (South): UPPERS (TRESTLES)

    Ride Anything
    12 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    With Lowers to the south and Cottons to the north, Upper Trestles is sandwiched right there in the middle and often the first wave to catch your eye if you take the north path out to the beach. As a result it can draw... Click the link above to get stoked!
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    Sports Networker

  • Top 100 Sports Blogs

    Steve Richards
    14 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    An infographic by the team at Rebates zone The post Top 100 Sports Blogs appeared first on Sports Networker.Sports NetworkerRead more
  • Tips for Hosting Successful Sporting Events

    Jennifer Smith
    7 Oct 2014 | 12:57 pm
    Sporting events can be extremely profitable for the right company or entrepreneur. Additionally, sporting events offer a worthwhile sponsorship opportunity to marketers who want to reap the benefits of being seen by attendees. Unfortunately, getting started won’t be easy – nor will it be cheap. After initial costs and plans are laid out, there’s even more to think about in terms of hosting, promotion, permits, zonings; and the list continues on. If you think you can handle all the dilemmas that may (and probably will) arise, you’re ready to host your own sporting event. Sporting…
  • When Covering Sports is Not Just About Sports

    Keith McFarland
    12 Sep 2014 | 10:51 am
    It’s rather interesting; when championships are spoken of, a great deal of people are actually speaking of surrounding social affairs.  The commentary centers upon commercials, foods, drinks, and places for getting our groove on. Sports now goes well beyond fans, sponsors, players, coaches and venues.  Factually, we can very much have sports’ how and when we like; the truly personalized experience. In today’s society, we don’t like others to encroach upon whom we support. The choice, bluntly stated, is individually ours to make. Bestow all the accolades you desire on your team, just…
  • Where Are The Ryder Cup Headlines This Year?

    Jennifer Smith
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:36 am
    The 2014 Ryder Cup is just around the corner with final team selections now announced. Play is scheduled to begin on September 23 at the Gleneagles Hotel golf course in Perthshire, Scotland. The event is the most counter-intuitive in the game of golf because it is a team event based on match play. This takes away the convenient story line for news broadcasts that love to discuss a single winner, who politely doffs his hat at the trophy celebration or bestows a photographic kiss on the brass cup he just won. The headlines also tout the enormous sums available in prize money at various events.
  • NHL Teams and Business – The Anaheim Ducks

    Michael OConnor
    2 Sep 2014 | 11:11 am
    The Anaheim Ducks are coming off one of the best seasons in team history with regards to regular season wins. They finished second in the league behind only Boston, who edged them out by one point. They ended up winning their first round matchup vs Dallas (4-2), but were eventually defeated in round two by the Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.  The key to the Ducks success is the incredible consistency throughout the lineup. At first glance, people just see the massive point totals coming from the Ducks’ Superstars – Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry. What most people do not notice…
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    Eleven Warriors

  • Clowns, Fools and Divas? Sure; But In the End, Ohio State's Wide Receivers Are Brothers

    Patrick Maks
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:35 am
    If you were to become a fly on the wall inside Ohio State’s wide receivers room, you’d see a collage of different personalities. “We’re all fools to our own extent,” Evan Spencer said. “We definitely have divas,” Jalin Marshall said, laughing. That’s the cliche, after all. “I guess it’s part of the position,” Spencer said. “That comes from being a wide receiver,” Marshall said. And when asked by reporters to describe his teammates in greater detail, Marshall did not hesitate. He leaned forward in his chair as if deep in thought and cracked a smile: “Oh, who we…
  • Wednesday Skull Session

    DJ Byrnes
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Yessir, Jerome Baker! Welcome to the good guys. You will not regret your decision. It's always nice to get a commitment, but especially so when it means keeping an elite Ohio prospect within Ohio's sacred confines. The flip from the Florida Gators is the icing on the cake. Speaking of the Gators, here are some of those Go Gata tears [sic'd], via Wilkins0802: As much as I want to chug this beer I'm drinking and smash the glass against the wall, this is no surprise. This class is going to get ugly... Cheers to hoping the next guy can come in and make quick work of the clean up project....
  • Four-Star Athlete Jerome Baker Flips from Florida to Ohio State

    Jeremy Birmingham
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:12 pm
    After months of speculation, and nearly two years of being recruited by Urban Meyer and his staff, Jerome Baker is finally a Buckeye. The Baker File Size: 6-2/210 Position: ATH Class: 2015 School: Benedictine (Cleveland, Ohio) 247 Composite Rating: ★★★★ 247 Composite Rank: 4th (Athlete) The decision to join the Ohio State's "Elite '15" comes roughly three months after Baker, at a summer press conference held at his high school, spurned the Buckeyes for the Florida Gators. Offered by Ohio State in April of 2013, Baker has been a priority in the recruiting class for nearly 18…
  • The Hurry Up: The 614 Edition - Conner, Cooper, Williamson and Gill Making Columbus Proud

    Jeremy Birmingham
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:45 pm
    Columbus has talent. In tonight's Hurry Up, we'll focus on the 614 and a few key players therein. Eleven Warriors spoke to one source in Columbus who's pretty clued in to the Buckeye recruiting scene and he gave us the goods on a few key players, ranging from 2015 to 2018 () within Buckeye City's borders.  NICK CONNER With all the hoopla surrounding Justin Hilliard and the possibility of a Jerome Baker "flip," some might be forgetting about Nick Conner. The country's 6th-ranked inside linebacker, Conner isn't an afterthought for Ohio State, and his commitment is one the Buckeyes were…
  • In Ohio State's Offensive Outburst, Jalin Marshall Emerging as Latest Playmaker

    Patrick Maks
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Midway through Ohio State’s season, Jalin Marshall’s stat line — at least in and of itself —  isn't much to look at. It's pretty pedestrian. He’s caught six passes for 97 yards and two touchdowns and taken six punts back for 111 yards through six games. But they don’t tell the story of how Marshall —  a talented redshirt freshman H-back — is starting to emerge as a legitimate playmaker for an Ohio State offense that's bonkers good on offense right now. In a 56-17 destruction of Rutgers Saturday, Marshall had arguably his best game as a Buckeye. He caught three passes for…
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  • Buzz from the Bleachers

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:18 am
    Welcome to Wednesday, Gabbers. Baseball is set for it’s last series. The Royals take on the Giants after both teams survived the longest road ever taken by two teams. This is the second time in MLB history that both wild card teams have made it through, but it’s the first time that these wild card teams have made it through the one game playoff. I have to go with the Royals, but I have some worries. The Series is starting tonight, while the Giants wrapped up their series 5 days ago. The Royals punched their ticket 6 days ago. Can the Royals maintain their hot streak with that long of a…
  • Weekend Wrap Up with IHM

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:28 am
      Hello ladies and gents, and welcome to Tuesday here at YouGabSports! Since BOB just posted yesterday and this would be his normal spot, I figured I’d stop in and throw something new up here for the day… so, without further adieu, let’s get on with it.   Great week for NFL football… a huge night for one of the game’s greatest, as Peyton Manning, in the words of the great BOB, went all Iron Sheik on the 49ers and humbled them up. It was like he had that defense in the camel clutch from the opening kickoff! Three touchdown passes away from Brett Favre’s seven year old mark of…
  • Musings From The Hoodwood 10–21

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Yes Irish fans...this is a penalty! Greetings from the Hoodwood, where fall keeps creeping in ever so slowly and the natives are still not ready for it College Football: The really big game that lived up to the hype. When I saw that Notre Dame and Florida State were slated to play one another, I hoped that both teams would be undefeated because I knew that the hype would be over the top. I knew that Notre Dame would play up the poor pitiful underdog role to the hilt. I knew the lisping criminal Lou Holtz would wax poetic about how he knew that the Irish would somehow pull a miracle victory…
  • Week 8 College Football Rankings 2014

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:01 pm
    This penalty took the potential winning points off the board for the Irish. Before I begin, I hope you'll excuse me for mentioning that my blog has had a really good day in views.  I did a post about the LSU/Ole Miss rivalry about four years ago, and it's gotten about 1000 views in the last week, most of them today. Rank/team/previous 1 Florida St. 1 2 Ole Miss 3 3 Miss. St. 2 4 Alabama 7 5 Auburn 4 6 Oregon 9 7 Marshall 10 8 Notre Dame 5 9 Georgia 11 10 Arizona 8 11 Minnesota 15 12 UCLA 18 13 Mich. St. 13 14 TCU 19 15 Nebraska 17 16 LSU 20 17 Colo. St. 21 18 Ohio St. – 19 Kansas St. –…
  • Q–o–t–D 10/20/14

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    Who do you think will win the World Series?
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  • The college hoops season countdown continues

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:51 pm
    The news today is truly widespread:UConn senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is working to prove skeptics wrong.Out of the shadow of big sister Shoni, Louisville's Jude Schimmel is ready to shine.Rina Hill is taking over as point guard for LSU.Oklahoma's Maddie Manning is excited to be back from injury.German star Alina Hartmann is ready to make her mark at Colorado.With only one returning starter, Duke starts with less pressure this season.DePaul is focused on their opening game against Texas A&M; Nov. 14.New Binghamton coach Linda Cimino has set expectations for improvement.Injury has ended…
  • NCAA Soccer – Keep Punching That Ticket – Week Two

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:22 pm
    Your weekly dose of the race for the postseason. * = Clinched Conference Tournament Berth ** = Clinched Regular Season Title ^ = Eliminated from Conference Tournament Contention America East *13 (19) – Hartford 11 (17) – Albany 11 (17) – UMBC 10 (13) – Maine 08 (14) – New Hampshire 07 (13) – Stony Brook - 05 (11) – Binghamton 04 (10) – Vermont Ineligible – UMass-Lowell AAC 18 (24) – UCF 14 (20) – Memphis 12 (18) – Cincinnati 12…
  • #NACWAA14 – Day 3

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    Author:  Katie Rose Thornton, Villanova University Final day in Looaville. Morning started with an intense dynamic yoga/plyometric workout with Kim Blake from Nike. I’m still sore. Anything that I write about our featured morning speaker would just not do this woman justice. So, do yourself a favor and watch: As NACWAA members, we are fortunate enough to have access to some of the most powerful, influential, talented leaders of our time. Ms. McClure (pictured) recounted her life experiences, and I couldn’t help again but…
  • NCAA Soccer– Bracket Projections v5.0

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:40 pm
    Seeded Teams #1 Seeds 1 – Florida – SEC 2 – North Carolina – ACC 3 – Stanford – Pac-12 4 – UCLA – Pac-12* #2 Seeds 5 – Penn State – Big Ten* 6 – Florida State – ACC* 7 – South Carolina – SEC 8 – West Virginia – Big XII* #3 Seeds 9 – Rutgers – Big Ten 10 – Pepperdine – WCC 11 – Wisconsin – Big Ten 12 – Texas Tech – Big XII #4 Seeds 13 – Notre Dame – ACC 14 – Washington – Pac-12 15 – Virginia – ACC 16 – Texas…
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  • Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still

    17 Oct 2014 | 8:04 am
    Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still Ellen went live via satellite with this hero dad to hear about his amazing daughter, and to offer them a big surprise! From: TheEllenShow Views: 388147 3130 ratings Time: 05:48 More in Entertainment
  • The Kemoeatu Brothers

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:23 pm
    The Kemoeatu Brothers Ellen met two Super Bowl-winning brothers who are making headlines for a very different and heartwarming reason. From: TheEllenShow Views: 199909 5023 ratings Time: 05:42 More in Entertainment
  • World's Best Basketball Freestyle Dunks - Lords of Gravity in 4k

    3 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    World's Best Basketball Freestyle Dunks - Lords of Gravity in 4k Watch the Behind the Scenes in the link below! Lords Of Gravity is the acrobatic dunk team in this video, check out their youtube... From: devinsupertramp Views: 3287254 44551 ratings Time: 02:48 More in Entertainment
  • El "fantasma" de su padre en un videojuego

    1 Aug 2014 | 3:59 pm
    El "fantasma" de su padre en un videojuego SUSCRÍBETE: SÍGUEME EN GOOGLE+: SÍGUEME EN TWITTER: ¡LIKE EN FACEBOOK!: From: DrossRotzank Views: 2478572 158553 ratings Time: 05:17 More in Entertainment
  • What Your Bra Means

    10 Jul 2014 | 5:04 am
    What Your Bra Means Please subscribe to my channel and my vlog channel! I make new videos here every Wednesday and make vlogs during my majestical daily life. JennaMarbles Jenna... From: JennaMarbles Views: 6985041 166350 ratings Time: 06:48 More in Comedy
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    The Business of Sports

  • Rutgers Athletics UWin Program (Russell Scibetti)
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    Tweet I’m always on the lookout for new, out-of-the-box ticket promotions, so when I got this email campaign from Rutgers, it definitely peaked my interest. Essentially, if you purchase a ticket at the “UWin” price for the first non-conference men’s basketball game, you get a free ticket to the next home game, and you can continue to get free tickets to each subsequent non-conference game as long as Rutgers wins. Historically, Rutgers men’s basketball has not been a very competitive program, so this is an interesting way to drive interest in these early…
  • Infographic Friday: Ronaldo Reaches 100 Million (Russell Scibetti)
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s entry comes to us directly from Facebook who created it in honor of Cristiano Ronaldo reaching 100 millions fans on their platform. Ronaldo is the most followed athlete on Facebook, and this infographic does a great job demonstrating just how massive that audience really is (e.g. could fill Portugal 10x over) and some of the demographic details. Click on the infographic to read the original post on
  • Infographic Friday: ESPN Digital Growth (Russell Scibetti)
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:52 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s entry comes to us from GeekWire who documented the massive growth in digital media that ESPN has experienced over the last year. Beyond just the record volume of unique visitors, I think the most impressive component is how an average minute generated more consumption of ESPN digital content than an average day generated for other major sports television networks.
  • Debating the Simmons vs. ESPN Controversy (Russell Scibetti)
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    Tweet What happens when two friends who both work in sports business start talking about a controversial sports media topic? You get the dialogue below between myself and Brian Connolly, a former MBA classmate of mine and founder of Victus Advisors. Here is our take on ESPN’s suspension of Bill Simmons. Brian: First of all, let me preface this debate by saying that I’ve never been much of a “respect authority” and “toe the line” guy. There’s a reason I started my own company! So that side of me always gets a kick out of a public figure challenging the powers that be.
  • New Partnership Recap: Arizona Host Committee, Penn Mutual and Topps (Russell Scibetti)
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:34 am
    Tweet One of the benefits of running this blog is finding out about new, creative and effective partnerships right when they happen. So moving forward, I will occasionally publish a recap-style post to highlight these deals. Thanks to the brands and properties (and their PR agencies) for always keeping me up to speed! Super Kids-Super Sharing Project Public and private schools in the greater Phoenix area are teaming up with the National Football League, the Arizona Cardinals, the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, the Salvation Army South Mountain Kroc Community Center and Verizon for a…
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  • Phoenix Suns vs. LA Clippers Pick Prediction NBA Preseason Pro Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Odds Preview 10-22-2014

    Tony Tellez
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:36 am
    The Phoenix Suns have had a very nice run thus far in the 2014 NBA Preseason but they are in for a rough week as they play on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. SUNS VS CLIPPERS FREE PRO BASKETBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Phoenix’s only loss of the year came in a close game on the road against the Houston Rockets, while this team has looked very strong while taking out Flamengo, the Denver Nuggets, and the San Antonio Spurs thus far. Phoenix will be on the road in their NBA Preseason game on Wednesday, October 22nd as they look to invade the Staples Center for a…
  • Portland Trailblazers vs. LA Lakers Pick Prediction NBA Preseason Pro Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Odds Preview 10-22-2014

    Tony Tellez
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:33 am
    Wednesday, October 22nd will be the date of the 2014 NBA Preseason matchup between the Portland Trailblazers and the Los Angeles Lakers. TRAILBLAZERS VS LAKERS FREE PRO BASKETBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line The Lakers and the Trailblazers will be playing Wednesday’s game out at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California with the opening tip slated for 10:00 PM ET at night. The road team has won 4 straight head-to-head meetings between Portland and Los Angeles heading into this preseason clash. Portland won 114-108 on the road as a 3.5-point underdog in…
  • Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Point Spread Over Under Money Line Betting Odds Preview 10-25-2014

    Tony Tellez
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:29 am
    The Northern Illinois Huskies (5-2) will be on the road this Saturday as they look to invade Rynearson Stadium in a 1:00 PM ET showdown against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-5). N ILLINOIS VS E MICHIGAN FREE NCAA FOOTBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. Eastern Michigan is perfect at 2-0 when playing at home this year with the visiting Huskies at 2-1 on the road. These rivals have played one another for years now…
  • Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Buffalo Bulls Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Point Spread Over Under Money Line Betting Odds Preview 10-25-2014

    Tony Tellez
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:26 am
    The Central Michigan Chippewas (4-4) and the Buffalo Bulls have both flashed potential this season but they’ve also both endured some embarrassing defeats in games they should have won. CENTRAL MICHIGAN VS BUFFALO FREE NCAA FOOTBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. These MAC rivals will meet up on Saturday, October 25th in a game set to be played at the University of Buffalo Stadium at 3:30 PM ET. Buffalo had played…
  • MLB Pick San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals World Series Game 2 Betting Line Odds Prediction Preview 10-22-2014

    Tony Tellez
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:28 pm
    It will be Game 2 of the best of seven World Series as the San Francisco Giants will meet the Kansas City Royals in a Major League Baseball playoff game set to go on Wednesday October 22nd. GIANTS VS ROYALS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time for Game 2 from Kansas City is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX. The betting odds from Game 2 will be out on and updated on Wednesday morning. Getting the start for San Francisco on Tuesday will be veteran Jake Peavy. The Giants right hander is 7-4 in 14 starts…
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  • 2014-15 NHL season predictions

    James Mirtle
    8 Oct 2014 | 4:04 pm
    Here goes nothing. I'm not predicting who wins shootouts or not, so this is regulation points only. Add in six points to every team if you want to give them all an average number of shootout wins. Since coaching and goalie changes are typically the biggest wild cards (i.e. Bishop/Cooper in Tampa and Roy in Colorado last year) when it comes to predictions, figured I'd note those as well. And
  • 2014-15 NHL teams by height, weight and age

    James Mirtle
    8 Oct 2014 | 12:29 pm
    The usual annual stats compilation. These are based on opening night rosters. Teams Weight WRk Height HRk Age ARk Anaheim 210.1 1 73.5 9 27.0 24 Arizona 206.1 8 73.9 2 28.3 8 Boston 200.7 20 73.2 15 27.6 17 Buffalo 202.2 17 73.2 15 26.3 29 Calgary 196.3 30 72.7 27 28.2 10 Carolina
  • 2014-15 Leafs preseason stats

    James Mirtle
    5 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    I haven't been able to find these posted anywhere so I'll just stick them here. Sorry that the formatting is not ideal, but it is what it is. Please don't send me requests for the other 29 teams. 
  • A word on our words

    James Mirtle
    1 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Well, it's almost time to get back at it so... a couple thoughts. First off, I love Twitter. It's been a great addition to the hockey community the last few years, and it's opened doors for a lot of good writers, bloggers and fans to find an audience. For all the bad that you run into on there – and sure there's a lot of nonsense – there's been plenty of good. Good ideas. Good people. Good
  • My most-read stories of 2013

    James Mirtle
    29 May 2014 | 1:16 pm
    I'm obviously a little late on this – it's almost June – but I wanted to start saving some links to decent stories I've done throughout the years, giving a reference point for me and anyone else to look back to. This doesn't happen on The Globe's site so I'll archive them here. Here were the 10 most-read stories from last year, which included a lot of drama with the Leafs and around the league
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  • Denmark Open: Shixian stops Saina Nehwal

    18 Oct 2014 | 1:54 am
    HYDERABAD: A fighting Saina Nehwal failed to stop Shixian Wang in the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier in Odense on Friday. The Indian, who won the title here in 2012, did all that she could but the Chinese grew stronger towards the end to notch up a 22-20, 21-15 victory. Trailing 17-20 in the first game, Saina saved three game points before Shixian managed to squeeze past with two winners. Bolstered by her late flourish in the first game, Saina, who has a 5-3 career record against Shixian, got off to a great start in the second. She opened with a 5-0 margin and looked…
  • Anil Kumble Joins Twitter, follow him @anilkumble1074

    18 Oct 2014 | 1:51 am
    Anil Kumble, India’s greatest match winning bowler and an ex-India cricket captain has joined Twitter on his 44th Birthday. As part of his first day on Twitter he was seen re-tweeting his birthday wishes from fans. He has garnered over 3000 followers and his first tweet was re-tweeted over 200 times. Anil Kumble who made his First-class debut at the age of 19 took 619 wickets in Test cricket. He was picked up for the Austral-Asia Cup in 1990 before making his Test debut against England later that year.He represented the Indian Test team on more than 132 Test matches and was responsible…
  • BCCI suffers losses, may claim damages from WICB

    18 Oct 2014 | 1:51 am
    A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team’s unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its board back home. The aggrieved Caribbean players, who were persuaded to take the field for the fourth ODI in Dharamsala on Friday, conveyed their decision to call off the remaining part of tour to the BCCI, which is now contemplating legal action against the visitors. “We have suffered huge losses due to the decision of the West…
  • WICB will only have dialogue with WIPA

    18 Oct 2014 | 1:45 am
    Kingston: In what seems to be a jolt to the Caribbean players, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has made it clear that it will have a dialogue with only the national players association (WIPA) to solve the ongoing pay dispute. WICB president Dave Cameron made it clear through a letter to the players’ representative Dwayne Bravo that the it was ready to mediate but only as per the guidelines laid out in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the board and the WIPA in September, according to Cricinfo. In a letter sent to the WICB on October 10, Bravo had sought an…
  • Akshar Patel eager to make mark against West Indies in remaining ODIs

    16 Oct 2014 | 2:01 am
    Akshar Patel who was selected in the Indian squad for the last ODIs and one T20I against West Indies has said that these matches will be important for him. “I wouldn’t be lying if I say that I don’t understand the situation I am in. If I get an opportunity to play these three matches will be very important for me and I will try to do better than I have done so far, “said Patel in an interview with Times of India. “Playing the World Cup is every cricketer’s dream, If I can make it that far , it will be an dream come true. But I am seriously […]Akshar Patel eager to make mark…
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    The Big Tip

  • Know more about qigong exercises and group fitness training programs

    Emily Brown
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:06 pm
    Starting a fitness program is one of the best things that can do for their wellbeing. Physical activities can reduce your risk of chronic infection, advance your health balance and coordination, help in losing weight even improves your sleeping habits and self-esteem. A personal trainer Ennoggera is a fitness expert involved in workout suggestions and guidance. They motivate the trainees or individuals by setting goals and guiding them towards achieving them. Trainers also measure their client’s power and flaws with fitness assessments. These fitness evaluations may furthermore be…
  • True Happiness

    Emily Brown
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:36 pm
    Living in a materialistic world, it’s not uncommon to hear people joke that happiness is when you are rich. That would make sense, right? Especially if you consider that some people buy things to make themselves happy and in order to buy things you need money. So lots of money = lots of happiness. If that theory is correct, how come there are so many rich people who are unhappy? Sure, money can allow us to buy many things and even win friends and pay for surgery to make us look younger on the outside, but it doesn’t buy good health which is a key element of an optimal lifestyle.
  • The Impact Of Motorbikes To The Daily Activities

    Emily Brown
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:01 am
    Over the past, motorbikes have been known to be part and parcel of the transport industry. Many famous high-quality bike manufacturers have entered in the motorbike manufacturing industry offering different models of motorbikes for sale in the recent years. In the developing world, motorbikes have played a major role in the traffic industry. The whole picture has quickly modified the great growth rate of motorbikes all over the world. Due to its advantages, bikes have become more and more popular among motorists. This has widely intertwined the urban for and the transport technology at large.
  • How To Create A Sports Team

    Emily Brown
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:43 pm
    Starting a sports team is not a hard matter when properly planned. Proper planning is the first step to success in everything that a person does. There are some key items that a person should know of about any team. One of the most common and yet essential part of any team is the team uniform. The team uniform and the team logo are the main symbols of any team. This is the main reason as to why it is highly advisable to take time in choosing the team’s uniform. It is in fact part of the rules and regulations of any sporting organization that each team should have sport uniforms. The…
  • Importance of Media Training Services

    Emily Brown
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Media training is a perfect way of equipping people involved in public areas to avoid what is generally or obvious in the eyes of the audience. The focus is ensuring that a level playing ground is achieved for the speakers and even audience. The ultimate objective is ensuring that messages are carefully sent to the target and achieved. Here are the main reasons why media training services are very critical for you. The training allows people to understand the art of delivering messages. To be able to send across the right messages, speakers are trained to understand what they are about to say…
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    Lacrosse Playground


    Lacrosse Playground
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:14 pm
    Do you want to be in the first-ever Lacrosse TV show? An EMMY Award-Winning Television Company is teaming with Alex Weber, the creator and director of the #1 recruiting film COMMITTED ( to make the first-ever lacrosse TV show, and YOU could be in it! This Series will follow 5 families as they journey through lacrosse recruiting. Is college lacrosse your dream? Are you doing everything you can to make it happen? Is your family intense about recruiting? How about your select team or HS? Film a 2 minute video of you and your family honestly and openly discussing recruiting.
  • Ward and Leung to Visit Hong Kong Lacrosse as Guest Coaches

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:07 am
    Most Valuable Player of the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships Dillon Ward along with Karsen Leung will be visiting Hong Kong to serve as guest coaches for the Hong Kong Lacrosse High Performance Programme. The two will be in Hong Kong from October 29 through November 6 then join the High Performance Programme as coaches in Singapore from November 7-9. The HPP team will participate in the Singapore Spectacular, a four-team tournament. “It’s a great opportunity to get to come overseas and have a chance to learn and experience the Hong Kong culture,” said Leung. “This will be a…
  • Lacrosse Mustache Madness Releases Kick-off Video

    Lacrosse Playground
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:24 am
    The 6th Annual Lacrosse Mustache Madness supporting the HEADstrong Foundation kicks off 10/19/14! Register FOR FREE at and #GetGrowing! Make sure to track your growth from stubble to stache stardom and post pics using #LaxStache to become eligible for some great prizes!
  • CSU Lacrosse Announces 2015 Schedule

    Lacrosse Playground
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:17 am
    Fort Collins, CO – The Colorado State University men’s lacrosse team has announced an aggressive 16 game schedule for 2015.  The Rams will make four regular season, out-of-state road trips and will play eight teams who attended the 2014 MCLA national tournament.The schedule includes the champions of five different MCLA conferences with the University of Colorado (RMLC), Boston College (PCLL), Michigan State (CCLA), Simon Fraser (PNCLL) and Arizona State (SLC) on the docket.  Colorado State will also play Florida State, the University of Connecticut and Texas State for the first time in…
  • Sonoma Announces 2015 Schedule

    Lacrosse Playground
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:20 am
    Rohnert Park, CA – The Sonoma State Seawolves are back on the field and gearing up for the 2015 season. Tryouts were held in mid August, with the largest number of players coming out for the team in years. After graduating only four players from a season ago, the Seawolves return their Top 5 scorers as well as a group of 17 freshmen many of who will contribute immediately. The Seawolves will be tested again this spring with another hard schedule that may be even tougher than last season. The slate of games that Sonoma State will face is one of the toughest in the country. Sonoma State…
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    Raw Signal: Most Popular Football News

  • NFL Power Rankings 2014: Predicting Post-Week 8 Standings

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    With regular-season games coming on three of the seven weekdays, power ranking the NFL is an around-the-clock effort that often requires looking ahead to best judge where teams stand. Week 7 is just in the books, but Thursday Night Football is right around the corner with Peyton Manning looking to continue setting records against the San Diego Chargers. That's just one of 15 exciting games on tap for Week 8, many of which will alter how the league's hierarchy pans out. Let's break down picks for
  • Report: Ray Rice files wrongful termination grievance against Ravens

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
  • Michael Sam waived from Dallas practice squad

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:25 am
    Michael Sam waived from Dallas practice squad
  • Unless RG III OK, Redskins' McCoy to start

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:26 pm
    Redskins coach Jay Gruden says that unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready to return from injury, Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys next week.
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 8

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:32 pm
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football wide receiver rankings. 1. Demaryius Thomas, Denver BroncosDemaryius Thomas is averaging 110.3 yards and a touchdown per game. He has really stepped up his game, averaging 173.7 yards and 1.7 touchdowns in his past three games. Thomas should stay hot against the San Diego Chargers. He averaged 76.5 yards and 1.5 touchdowns against them last year. 2. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steeler
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    The Source

  • Actor Alfie Allen Talks Latest Film ‘John Wick’

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:13 pm
    Alfie Allen plays Iosef Tarasov, the arrogant son of notorious crime lord Viggo Tarasov (Michael Nyqvist) and target of John Wick’s (Keanu Reeves) rage. The “Game of Thrones” star’s latest film “John Wick,” hits theaters this Friday, October 24. Read our exclusive interview with Allen below: How did you get involved with the film? What drew you in to work on it? Well, you know, I loved the idea of being able to speak a different language in the movie, and also be able to do an American accent. More specifically, a New York type accent. That was interesting. And…
  • John Hawkes, Flea & Director Jeff Preiss Attend ‘Low Down’ Screening

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:56 pm
    On Monday October 20,  “Low Down” directed by Jeff Preiss premiered in New York City at the Sunshine Landmark Theater. Set in Hollywood in the 70s, the biopic is based on the life of jazz pianist Joe Albany, who struggles with a drug addiction, told from the prescriptive of his teenage daughter Amy. Based on the memoir by Amy-Jo Albany, “Low Down” is a look at that complex relationship between Amy-Jo played by Elle Fanning and her father played by John Hawkes. Attending the screening were director Jeff Preiss, lead actor John Hawkes, writer Amy-Jo Albany and executive producer and…
  • Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx, Swizz Beatz, Kendall Jenner, Blake Lively Attend The 2014 Angel Ball

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:43 pm
    Last night’s Angel Ball was the “best party in town”, as mentioned by honoree Jho Low. The star-studded black-tie benefit included appearances by celebrities of every genre such as Paris and Nicky Hilton, Blake Lively (who is the face of Gucci Première women’s fragrance and donned a Gucci Cruise 2015 pale yellow silk long sleeve silk gown with a plunging neckline enhanced with silver crystal tubular embroidery), Ryan Reynolds (who wore a Gucci Made to Order peak lapel two button Marseille tuxedo with a black evening shirt, navy silk bowtie and black leather lace ups shoes), Kris…
  • Film Review: ‘White Bird In A Blizzard’ Starring Shailene Woodley, Gabourey Sidibe, Shiloh Fernandez & More!

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:16 pm
    From the outside, 17 year-old Kat Connor (Shailene Woodley) lived a more or less normal life with her incredibly normal, almost void-of-personality father (Christopher Meloni), and her discreetly insane mother (Eva Green), who is obviously too good for her father. They live a typical American suburbia life, if not, a little loveless and erring on the side of pale and almost too composed. Unsurprisingly, this family is a ticking bomb packaged in disguise, unbeknownst to everyone, even them. One day, Kat returns home from school to discover that her mother had vanished, lighting the fuse…
  • Sound Off: Lo Smooth Says He’s “Immortal”

    The Source
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:40 pm
    Brooklyn’s own Lo Smooth is back with another track from his upcoming Frank Matthews mixtape; this one titled “Immortal,” in which he discusses his own mortality.  The video begins with a skit:  Word on the street is that the downtown Brooklyn rapper was dead.  Lo Smooth then states his case, dropping bars to prove he is indeed very much alive.  Check out the video above and tell us what you think:  Should Lo Smooth live on and keep dropping bars, or should he dead it for good?  Sound off below.
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    Fenway West

  • Sox 99 – Division Series

    Michael Passanisi
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:41 pm
    The Red Sox ended the 99 season as the AL wild card, riding a hot September to finish 94-68. They finished 4 games behind the Yankees and 7 ahead of the Oakland A’s, their top WC challengers. It was the most wins for Boston since 1986. The Sox were paced by two men with tremendous seasons. Pedro Martinez went 23-4, capturing a unanimous Cy Young. He accomplished the pitchers’ triple crown, topping the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. Pedro was first or second in 11 league pitching categories, and set an AL record with 13.2 strikeouts per game.  Nomar Garciaparra won the…
  • New Hitting Coach

    Michael Passanisi
    12 Oct 2014 | 9:02 pm
    With the season over, the final Sox offensive stats are in, and they are not good. 634 runs (11th in the AL). 123 homers (12th), a .316 OBP (8th). a .369 slugging percentage (14th). 1337 strikeouts (a club record). a .237 average with runners in scoring position (last in the league). The stats are more baffling when you examine the 2013 totals, including 97 victories and a World Championship. The team was picked in spring training for 90 wins and ended up with 71. A recent Peter Abraham piece in the Globe cites several factors. The team’s inability to replace free agents Jacoby…
  • Sox 99 – September Hot Streak

    Michael Passanisi
    8 Oct 2014 | 5:18 pm
    The Red Sox continued as one of the hottest teams in baseball as September unfolded. They first took 2 of 3 from Cleveland, owner of the best record in the majors. In a battle of hot-hitting clubs, the Tribe prevailed in the first constest 11-7 before over 43,000 at Jacobs Field. The home squad went up 8-1, but had to hang on as Boston continued to pound the ball. Starter Tim Wakefield surrendered 9 hits and 8 runs in 4 innings of work, with homers by Kenny Lofton and Richie Sexson. The Sox countered with 4 in the sixth on round-trippers by Trot Nixon and Mike Stanley. The clincher came in…
  • Shaughnessy- Not Quite Right

    Michael Passanisi
    1 Oct 2014 | 1:53 pm
    As is his style, Dan Shaughnessy had a rant last weekend on the state of the Red Sox. “Nobody’s mad at the local nine, ” he wrote. “After all, they’ve won the World Series three times in 10 years and they won it last year…everybody is happy just to enjoy another day in America’s most beloved ballpark..” “Fenway fans, ” he goes on, “don’t mind paying the highest ticket prices in baseball to watch the Pawtucket Red Sox stagger across the finish line in the basement of the once-proud American League East.” I have a few…
  • Young Pitchers – Don’t Judge Yet

    Michael Passanisi
    1 Oct 2014 | 7:34 am
    How have the Red Sox young hurlers done since THE TRADES? If you go on stats, not very well. Through Saturday, Rubby De La Rosa, Brandon Workman, Anthony Renaudo and Allen Webster have made 49 starts. Their record is 12-23 with a 5.06 ERA and only 6 strikeouts per 9 innings. The latest disappointment is De La Rosa, who has faded badly after a good start. But numbers do not tell it all. Between them, the four hurlers have 19 quality starts. Though not a huge number, it shows they have had some good moments. Another factor is the length of their seasons. Of the four, only Workman has put in…
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    Total Packers

  • Total View: Green Bay Packers 38, Carolina Panthers 17

    Shawn Neuser
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Let's relive this laugher one more time. We review all the key plays of the Green Bay Packers' 38-17 thrashing of the Carolina Panthers. Here's how it went down. The post Total View: Green Bay Packers 38, Carolina Panthers 17 appeared first on Total Packers.
  • The Brett Favre Return is On Hold

    Monty McMahon
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:40 pm
    Brett Favre was scheduled to make his grand return to Lambeau Field on Nov. 9. Now, that isn't going to happen because Brett can't go it alone. The post The Brett Favre Return is On Hold appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Stream of Consciousness: Week 7 (Abbreviated Edition)

    Andrew Chitko
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    The Green Bay Packers blew out the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, so what's there to say? We've got five quick thoughts instead of the usual 10. The post Stream of Consciousness: Week 7 (Abbreviated Edition) appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Matt Flynn was the Man at the Pearl Jam Concert

    Monty McMahon
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:03 am
    Pearl Jam played Milwaukee on Monday night and of course Green Bay Packers backup quarterback Matt Flynn was main attraction. Of course! The post Matt Flynn was the Man at the Pearl Jam Concert appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Let’s Relive that Sound Guy Getting Trucked!

    Monty McMahon
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    During the Green Bay Packers' tussle with the Carolina Panthers, one of the sideline sound guys got absolutely wiped out. Let's watch it on a loop! The post Let’s Relive that Sound Guy Getting Trucked! appeared first on Total Packers.
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  • Reds Boss Backs “Big Game” Balotelli

    News Desk
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Big Game Balotelli Following the narrow win over Queens Park Rangers at the weekend, Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has come in for even more criticism with the hit-man spurning a number of chances at Loftus Road. Although he didn’t sound entirely convincing, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers threw some much needed support behind the embattled 24-year old ahead of their meeting with Real Madrid at Anfield later today. “He scores big goals in big games” said the Northern Irishman of the misfiring Italian striker. “I’m sure he will go into tomorrow, if picked, looking…
  • Steven Gerrard Says Liverpool Improvement is Coming

    News Desk
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Fantastic memories Following Sunday’s last gasp win against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road, Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard called on his side to pick up the pace and start turning in performances worthy of the red shirt — something he believes applies to him as well. “The message is not just to them, I’m involved in it myself as well. I’m sure they’ve taken it on board. We have been a bit up and down and it has been a bit of a stuttering season” said the veteran Reds midfielder ahead of the meeting with Real Madrid later today before explaining…
  • VIDEO: Brendan Rodgers Talks “Outstanding” Real Madrid Ahead of Champions League Clash

    News Desk
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    Video courtesy of LFC Media It’s been an exciting week already for Champions League football, but for Kopites everywhere, yesterdays round of fixtures were a mere appetizer for the main course that’ll be served up tomorrow evening when Liverpool host reigning European champions Real Madrid at Anfield. “We understand it is a very important game for us and it’s obviously a great challenge for us” said Reds boss Brendan Rodgers in his pre-match press conference. The good thing about this group is we really lift ourselves for the big games.” Liverpool’s…
  • Alvaro Arbeloa Tells Team-mates to Enjoy Anfield Experience

    News Desk
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    Looking forward to Anfield return Despite leaving Liverpool for Real Madrid all those years ago, fullback Alvaro Arbeloa has remained an ardent Red ever since. The Spaniard, who spent three Premier League seasons at Anfield, returns to Merseyside for the first time since departing for the La Liga outfit when the two sides meet in the Champions League tomorrow and he’s told his team-mates that they’re in for something special. “I’ve told everyone this is an opportunity they shouldn’t miss,” explained the 31-year old World Cup and Champions League winner. “They’re used…
  • Real Madrid Champions League Preview: Reds on the High End of Low as Reigning Champs Roll into Town

    Steven McMillan
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    There was a time… After labouring to a last gasp win against bottom of the barrel Queens Park Rangers on Sunday, there’s absolutely no question that Liverpool are going to have to do better if they’re going to get anything at all when they host Real Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday. To be fair, when I say “anything”, that’s very much open to interpretation and really does range from snatching up three points to getting out of the stadium with their pride still in tact. Following the debacle at Loftus Road, it’s one thing for the players to not only…
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    The Sports Mirror

  • Dominant NorthEast United FC held to a 1-1 draw by FC Goa

    Vatsal Asawa
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:02 am
    A goalkeeper fumble, a controversial penalty and a fine but unlucky display of attacking football in the second half – these were the main highlights as North East United FC and FC Goa play out a 1-1 draw at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. The hosts came back from behind courtesy a Koke penalty after poor goalkeeping ushered Goa into the lead early in the first half. Dominant NorthEast United FC held to a 1-1 draw by FC Goa The first good chance of the match went to the hosts as they got a free-kick in the 9th minute. Capdevila’s kick took an evil deflection and…
  • Atletico de Kolkata and Delhi Dynamos share points in an entertaining encounter

    Vatsal Asawa
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    Delhi Dynamos held the table-toppers Atletico de Kolkata to a 1-1 draw at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. Atletico went into the lead following a Jofre Mateu penalty, but Elias volleyed home a beautiful curler to win a point for the visitors. Delhi Dynamos FC skipper Allessandro Del Piero The match started in a dramatic fashion. In the 6th minute, Delhi skipper Alessandro Del Piero went down in the penalty box a little too easily for the referee’s liking and was shown a yellow card. However, replays suggested that there was contact and it should have been a penalty. The first real…
  • Zico is inspiring and ISL presents hope says Armando Colaco

    Vikram Kamboj
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:29 am
    Panaji October 2014: From playing for Dempo SC to coaching the Indian football team, Goan football star Armando Colaço has come a long way. Zico is inspiring and ISL presents hope says Armando Colaco And yet, every single time he sees the legendary Zico, Brazilian coach and former footballer training the players of FC Goa, he still feels that he has a lot to learn. Sharing his thoughts on the legendary player, Colaco who presently coaches East Bengal says, “One can see a lot of eagerness and excitement in the way Zico trains and monitors the practice sessions. He does not put pressure on…
  • ISL has created a buzz, Pires will leave a mark: Arthur Papas

    Vikram Kamboj
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:31 am
    Panaji October 2014: Football has finally begun to excite Indian audiences thanks to the buzz surrounding the Indian Super League (ISL) according to FC Goa assistant coach Arthur Papas, who also claims that marquee players like Roberto Pires would leave an indelible legacy on impressionable Indian footballers even after they leave. FC Goa assistant coach Arthur Papas along with manager and chief coach Zico during a training session at Tilak Maidan Australian coach Papas, who moved to India two years ago on a coaching stint also said that it was a treat to watch the legendary Zico at work and…
  • NorthEast United FC 0-2 Atletico de Kolkata: Spirited NorthEast go down fighting in close encounter

    Vikram Kamboj
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:09 pm
    16th October, 2014:NorthEast United put forth their best efforts albeit Atletico de Kolkata ran out 0-2 winners in an Indian Super League (ISL) on Thursday evening at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati. However the North East United Side did win three awards; Alexandtros Tzorvas won the Swiftest Player of the Match, Durga Boro Won the award for Immerging Player of the match, and the Fittest players of the match was won by Do Dong Hyun. NorthEast United FC 0-2 Atletico de Kolkata: Spirited NorthEast go down fighting in close encounter Fikru Tefera opened the scoring in the 15th…
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  • SGP 064: Kevin Cote from Golden State Warriors & Jesper Nyholm on engaging Danish Olympic fans though health

    Sean Callanan
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:42 pm
    On this week’s Sports Geek podcast I catch up with a couple of good friends on on either side of the globe. Kevin Cote from the Golden State Warriors and Jesper Nyholm from Danish Olympic Committee about video, engaging fans and digital initiatives in health. On this podcast you’ll learn from about: What an off […] The post SGP 064: Kevin Cote from Golden State Warriors & Jesper Nyholm on engaging Danish Olympic fans though health appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • Introducing the NFL Look Book

    Sean Callanan
    15 Oct 2014 | 9:09 pm
    At Sports Geek we are always keeping an eye on what leagues are doing in digital, in doing so we have decided to publish Look Books for each and every league around the world starting with the NFL. What you’ll get: PDF download profiling the home page of every NFL team Stay tuned for more […] The post Introducing the NFL Look Book appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 063: Brad Mayne on stadium technology & Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium

    Sean Callanan
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:32 pm
    Brad Mayne was one of the key people I met on my very first #SportsGeekTrip when he was CEO of American Airlines Center in Dallas, he is now CEO & President at MetLife Stadium in New York I catch up with him to discuss his career in sports and his recent experience hosting Super Bowl […] The post SGP 063: Brad Mayne on stadium technology & Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 062: Mark Cuban on sports business, technology, Dallas Mavericks & Shark Tank

    Sean Callanan
    2 Oct 2014 | 9:06 pm
    5 years ago I started Sports Geek and one of the guys I looked up to was Mark Cuban, I’ve alway ssaid he is a Sports Geek like me just with a bigger bank balance.  It was great to finally catch up and chat to Mark about his new apps Cyber Dust and Xpire, the […] The post SGP 062: Mark Cuban on sports business, technology, Dallas Mavericks & Shark Tank appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 061: Fan Engagement, technology & marketing with Zain Pasha & Arthur Gillion

    Sean Callanan
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
    This week on Sports Geek podcast I chat with Zain Pasha from Sporting Innovations and Arthur Gillion from Melbourne Victory we discuss sports marketing, fan engagement, membership marketing and latest Apple products On this podcast you’ll learn from about: How Sporting Innovations use technology at Sporting Park How iBeacons can be used to enhance fan […] The post SGP 061: Fan Engagement, technology & marketing with Zain Pasha & Arthur Gillion appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
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    Sports Haze

  • Great Online Sports Games

    Richard Murray
    10 Oct 2014 | 4:46 am
    Accessing the internet is something that millions of people do on a daily basis, this has to do with the advantages that the internet can provide. The experience that is offered to you when coming online may be completely different from the type of entertainment that is enjoyed by someone who is a close friend or family member. One of the reasons that use of technology is so common in the world today would be that it offers an outlet that allows us to engage in the things that we love most as often as possible. If you are a person that enjoys watching sports games on television, it would be…
  • Essential Items for any Tackle Box

    Richard Murray
    10 Oct 2014 | 4:31 am
    Ever gone out on your boat, taken yourself far away for the best catches, gotten a big tangle in your line, cut it free and then found you didn’t have any spare? Or how about throwing your one good lure out, only to get it snagged and lost for good, with nothing to replace it? Don’t let an empty tackle box ruin your fishing trip. Stock up on the essentials from an esteemed fishing store like MOTackle (click here is to see their range) and make sure you have all of the following. Extra line/hook As the old saying goes, you can never have too much. Chances are you will snag your line while…
  • An Introduction to Betting on Golf

    Richard Murray
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:41 am
    Betting on golf is hugely underrated by a lot of punters, which I believe comes from a lack of understanding of the many subtleties to this brilliant betting sport. The first thing that makes golf a great sport for betting on is the fact it is played all over the world and there are games being played almost the entire year. The European tour currently runs from January to November and takes in countries from all over the world including South Africa, India and Australia. The second great thing about golf is that almost every major event is televised. The European and PGA tours are very well…
  • The best sports cameras on the market

    Richard Murray
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:42 am
    While amateur sports photography was previously limited to underwater cameras and shock proof casing, today’s models are sleeker, smaller and more advanced than ever before. Whether you’re into catching waves, hitting high speeds on two wheels or flinging yourself out of planes, a sports camcorder is a must have companion for any contemporary adrenalin seeker. But with so many models out there it can be difficult to choose the one that’s right for you. To help make the decision that little bit easier, we’ve put together this guide looking at the best sports cameras on the market and…
  • Fishing challenges down under – and what you need to know

    Richard Murray
    5 Sep 2014 | 8:22 am
    With more than 3.5 million Australians who enjoy fishing annually for recreation and sport, there’s no doubt that Australia is big on fishing. One in every five Australians enjoy fishing and a massive percentage of all Australian households own fishing tackle.   Particularly amongst its male population fishing is a popular activity in Australia, which is often viewed as a time for fun, relaxation and a prime excuse for a boy’s weekend away. In addition to this it is also a famous activity for family holidays offering fun for the whole family irrespective of age.  …
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    Backyard Sports Blog

  • Joel Embiid’s Younger Brother Dies; Several 76ers To Miss Celtics Game

    Dow Jones
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:57 pm
    Joel Embiid’s younger brother, Arthur, died Thursday in Africa, the Philadelphia 76ers announced, so the rookie center will not attend the team’s preseason game against the Boston Celtics. Sixers head coach Brett Brown, general manager Sam Hinkie and forward Luc Mbah a Moute also will miss the game to be with Embiid, who’s from Cameroon. “We obviously consider members of our organization as a huge family,” 76ers director of public relations Michael Preston said, via “When something of this nature occurs, it trumps a game. Our hearts, prayers and thoughts go out to…
  • Former South Carolina QB Saw Players Get Cash ‘Every Day’

    Dow Jones
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:55 pm
    Former University of South Carolina starting quarterback Stephen Garcia, who last played for the program in 2011, opened up during a radio interview on WFNZ in Charlotte about players benefiting financially while still suiting up for the college (CBS Sports).  I saw it all day, every day to be honest with you. I wish they came to me, but they thought of me as some rich white kid so I didn’t really get benefits from that. I’m just being honest with you. I saw it firsthand with a lot of players and talking with other guys. You know I’m friends with a lot of players from around the…
  • Seattle Seahawks Vow to Get Marshawn Lynch the Ball More

    Dow Jones
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:53 pm
    Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell is taking the blame for running back Marshawn Lynch only having 10 carries against the Dallas Cowboys. “There’s going to be cries for everything all the time,” Bevell said Wednesday, via “But the fantasy owners, I’m not a fantasy owner and I don’t care about anybody’s points. But I do are about is winning the game, and Marshawn is a huge key to us winning the game. I do have to do a better job of getting him the ball.”
  • Mark Sanchez Recommends Nick Foles try the Chicken Tenders

    Dow Jones
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:51 pm
    A blowout victory can be boring for a starting quarterback, let alone a guy who has spent the entire season holding a clipboard and pretending he is a big part of his team’s offensive strategy. When the Philadelphia Eagles were dropping the hammer on the New York Giants last Sunday night, Mark Sanchez found something to keep him occupied, chicken tenders.
  • 15 Hottest College Basketball Cheerleaders

    Dow Jones
    8 Jul 2014 | 3:16 pm
    15 Hottest College Basketball Cheerleaders
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    Project Spurs

  • Report: BC Zepter Vienna parts ways with Ryan Richards… again

    Jeff Garcia
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:07 pm
    Here we go again! San Antonio Spurs’ 2010 NBA draftee, Ryan Richards and BC Zepter Vienna have mutually agreed to part ways according to the team’s head coach Andrea Maghelli. The coach goes on to imply the reason for the parting was because Ryan wasn’t being a team player. Via Basketball Club “I have […]
  • Video: Spurs in focus for ‘Champions Revealed’ NBA TV Special

    Jeff Garcia
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    The new season is upon us the and defending 2014 NBA champions, San Antonio Spurs, will be the focus on an upcoming NBA TV special called “Champions Revealed: 2014 San Antonio Spurs.” In the trailer, Spurs’ Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich take a walk down memory lane and talk about the […]
  • Video: NBA 2k15 Official Kawhi Leonard Finals MVP Trailer is incredible

    Jeff Garcia
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    The reigning 2014 NBA Finals MVP, San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard, has an official NBA 2k15 MVP trailer and it is freaking awesome. The footage from the video game, starring Kawhi, is mixed in with voice over audio from Leonard himself, coach Gregg Popovich and the media. It features Kawhi dunking all over the Heat […]
  • Down 16 points at one time, young Spurs make comeback to defeat Kings

    Paul Garcia
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:03 pm
    AT&T CENTER – Heading into the fourth quarter down 78-77 to the Sacramento Kings Monday, the San Antonio Spurs were 12 minutes away from making a full comeback, as they had been down by as much as 16 points in the game. With the Kings playing most of their starters throughout the night and even […]
  • Comedian George Lopez ‘appreciates’ the Spurs, was rooting for them to beat the Heat

    Jeff Garcia
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    He may be a longtime Lakers fan, but comedian George Lopez knows to appreciate the greatness that is the San Antonio Spurs. Speaking with, Lopez said he appreciates the Spurs and is very clear – he isn’t betting about San Antonio heading into the new season. “I wouldn’t bet against [the Spurs] this year,” […]
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    True Football Manager 2014

  • In one blog post till the story end

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:48 pm
    Hi my dear readers, I have some kind of mixed feelings. It always happens when you have to stop playing your current save and switch to a new one. Football Manager 15 Beta will be released this Friday, that is the reason why I decided to accelerate current AZ story. Normally I play matches in Comprehensive mode. For the sake of story progress, all reported matches were played with highlights in
  • 4-match test for AZ

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:07 pm
    Blog post #849 Hello dear readers, The latest 4 matches could either bring my AZ to a group of title contenders or push out of Top 4 decreasing Champions League qualification chances considerably. Away games against Twente and Ajax + home encounter with Groningen could be turn into anything from 0-point story to 3 wins. Well I passed the test with decent result. Quite complicated season
  • Chasing Top 3

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:52 pm
    Blog post #848 Hello dear readers, I am desperately trying to continue the 9th season in FM 2014 feeling upcoming FM 2015 :) It’s really good my AZ turned into very competitive Dutch team, so the story end should be exciting after all. AZ results   7 official matches played: 5 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss. The weird 0:2 defeat to ADO Den Haag was answered with the best match series I’ve ever had in AZ.
  • Season 9. The beginning

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    9 Oct 2014 | 9:47 pm
    Blog post #847 Hello dear readers, According to the latest news FM 2015 will be released quite soon (November, 7). So I should hurry up with AZ story. Moreover, it’s my only chance to play full season with this club. The beginning is really successful, though as I actually expected. Surely there are pretty much problems with squad blending of new players. But all my players are too good
  • Football Manager 2015

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    7 Oct 2014 | 10:23 pm
    The first super-interesting video about FM 2015. You must watch it! Excited to blog for you, Vitaliy Mokosiy
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    STACK Blog

  • The 7 Best Nuts for Your Health and Performance

    Katie Moore
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    Nuts are bite sized powerhouses loaded with healthy fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals to keep every athlete well fueled. These concentrated sources
  • WATCH: Things Get Crazy After Division II QB Catches His Own Pass

    Maddy Lucier
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:30 am
    This past Saturday, Division II North Greenville University quarterback Nelson Hughes threw a pass that was deflected by a Mars Hill defender. With the ball hanging in mid-air for a split second, Hughes had just one option to keep the play alive. Watch what happens below. [youtube video="Zewt24ZR_jQ"
  • Rap News Rundown: Iggy Azalea, Drake, Bobby Shmurda, Chris Brown

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:30 am
    Iggy Azalea Tangles With Snoop After an unflattering picture of Iggy Azalea landed on the internet last week, the rising star found herself on the defensive when Snoop Dogg posted a meme mocking her appearance. She posted messages on social media calling Snoop out for acting differently to her face, and he responded by telling
  • Bryan Cranston to Star in Big Screen Thriller ‘The Infiltrator’

    21 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Fresh off the popular series Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston has signed on to star in big screen thriller The Infiltrator from U.K. production company Good Films. This project re-teams Cranston with director Brad Furman. The two previously worked together on 2011′s The Lincoln Lawyer. Based on Robert Mazur’s autobiography, The Infiltrator: My Secret Life Inside
  • The 1-Minute Core Challenge

    Dustin Brady
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:30 pm
      Every week, a new STACK Challenge gives you an opportunity to test your athletic ability and win a STACK T-shirt. Take the challenge and enter to win by tweeting your results with #STACKChallenge. Start training core rotational strength and you’ll slowly begin noticing that aspects of your game like speed, power and stability improve. Get
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    Sports Feel Good Stories

  • Layups and Life Lessons: 7 Messages for Youth Basketball

    Mike O'Halloran
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:53 am
    The new shoes are laced up. The old bicycle pump remedies the under-inflated ball after a long search for the needle. The sound of dribbling is heard with rhythmic regularity. It can only mean one thing. Basketball season has begun. Basketball is the most popular youth sport At YMCA’s, school gyms and community rec centers across the country, boys and girls basketball teams are starting their first practices of the season. Through the age of 17 years old, about 40% of boys and 25% of girls play competitive basketball according to a recent ESPN study of youth athlete participation. The…
  • Reddit Orioles Fan tells more why it is hard to hate the Royals

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
    EDITOR’S NOTE: An Orioles fan, Dan Schepleng, went to game 2 of the AL Championship series between the Orioles and Royals at Camden Yards. Dan, a.k.a. “4tenpro” on Reddit, posted a short inspirational sports story on Reddit about an interaction he saw during Royals’ batting practice between Royals players and Oriole fans. His story, that carried the message, “it’s really hard to hate this team,” made the Facebook/social media rounds and garnered some local news coverage in KC. Dan concluded his post with the line, “If we (the Orioles)…
  • Real Fan or Wannabe? The Two-minute Drill Football Quiz

    15 Oct 2014 | 9:03 am
    Can you hold your own in a pigskin discussion or do you need to make a beeline to the chip-and-dip bowl when serious football is the topic of discussion? Answer these 10 questions in 2 minutes or less to see if you’re a real football fan or a wannabe.  Using the Internet or other sources to look up answers is strictly forbidden.  It’s hurry up offense time.  Do you have what it takes to get into the end zone? You have only 2 minutes and no time-outs. Good luck. Real Fan or Wannabe? The Two-minute Drill Football Quiz 1.) Fill in the blank to the Hank Williams Jr. song which served…
  • 21 Best Quotes: Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers & Peyton

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    When it comes to the quarterback position in the NFL, there are 3 QBs who stand out consistently as the cream of the crop:  Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning. Whether it’s reading a defense’s complex blitzing scheme or leading their respective teams to a score in the last 2 minutes of a game, you can’t go wrong with these 3 leaders. They’re proven winners. The results speak for themselves:  Super Bowl wins, passing yards, TDs thrown, big wins and more. These 3 know how to get the job done and they’ve earned the respect of their coaches, fans and…
  • Juggling For Jude: 9 year-old raises $32,000 to Fight Cancer

    3 Oct 2014 | 9:25 am
    9 year-old Hollis Belger of Larkspur, California can juggle a soccer ball. In fact, Hollis can juggle quite well. Her record for keeping the ball airborne, alternating feet with no help from the thighs, is 461 touches. Hollis improved her personal record for this feat by practicing nearly daily for 2 months in a fundraiser she organized for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Hollis’s program was called, “Juggling for Jude.” Juggling For Jude: Hollis’ soccer ball was never far from her wherever she went St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a renowned…
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    Chatham-Kent Sports Network

  • EnviroClean Car & Dog Wash Cougars of the Week: Liam Henderson and Jon Cartier

    Ian Kennedy
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:52 pm
    Jonathan Cartier (58) is one of two players named the EnviroClean Car & Dog Wash Chatham-Kent Cougar of the Week – Photo by Dean Creechan/ CKSN.caLiam Henderson and Jon Cartier, who play in the Chatham-Kent Cougars fall minor football organization, are the Chatham-Kent Cougars Players of the Week, sponsored by Enviro-Clean Car & Dog Wash for the Week ending October 21. Henderson, playing for the Enviro-Clean Car & Dog Wash McGregor Bantams, had 3 touchdowns, two receiving, one rushing this past week. He combined for 196 total yards playing running back, slot, and safety.
  • Konecny Named To OHL’s Subway Super Series Roster

    Ian Kennedy
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:34 pm
    Ottawa 67s captain Travis Konecny has been named to the OHL’s Subway Super Series roster – Photo by Aaron Bell/ OHL ImagesClachan’s Travis Konecny will be a part of the OHL’s roster for the upcoming Subway Super Series. Konecny, who is the captain of the Ottawa 67s, and an expected NHL first round draft pick for the 2015 draft, will suit up for the OHL November 13 against Team Russia in Peterborough, Ontario. After winning the OHL Rookie of the Year honours last season, and scoring an impressive 70-points, Konecny is off to a slow start offensively in 2014-2015,…
  • Seth Griffith Scores First NHL Goal, See Video

    Ian Kennedy
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
    Seth Griffith has scored his first career NHL goal with the Boston Bruins – Photo from Bruins.NHL.comWallaceburg’s Seth Griffith scored his first career NHL goal Tuesday night, as his Boston Bruins took on the San Jose Sharks. Griffith jumped on a loose puck in the slot and fired a shot by Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi at 4:50 of the third period, with assists going to Milan Lucic and David Krejci. Griffith’s goal was the tying marker in a 5-3 Boston Bruins win. Griffith had 3 shots and was a +1 playing 12:59 in the game. Griffith was playing in only his fourth NHL game. It…
  • Flames Burn Through Home Tournament

    CKSN Submissions
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:10 pm
    The Chatham Christian Flames senior boys volleyball team won their home tournament over the weekend – Contributed PhotoThe Chatham Christian Flames senior boys volleyball team defeated Windsor’s E. J. Lajeunesse two games straight, 25-21 and 25-21, in the championship game of their home volleyball tournament in Chatham this past Friday. The Chatham Christian Flames went undefeated in pool play against Tilbury, Leamington’s UMEI, and E. J. Lajeunesse, and then beat Sarnia St. Pat’s 25-15 and 25-20 to win their semi-final match. This is the second tournament win for the…
  • TJ Brodie Signs Five Year Contract With Calgary

    Ian Kennedy
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:45 pm
    TJ Brodie has signed a new 5-year contract with the NHL’s Calgary Flames – Photo from Flames.NHL.comDresden’s TJ Brodie will be a member of the Calgary Flames for several years to come, after Brodie signed a new 5-year contract extension Monday. TJ Brodie’s new 5-year contract is worth a reported $23.25 million, for a $4.65 million cap hit, which starts in 2015-2016. The 24-year-old defenseman is in only his second full season with the Calgary Flames, but has played a total of 192 NHL games, during which TJ Brodie has collected 11 goals and 55 assists. This season,…
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • Losing three straight at home in a season in the NFL

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    The Chicago Bears did something last week that they haven’t done since 2007: Lose three consecutive games at home in a season. The Bears lost 27-14 to Miami, giving them an 0-3 record at Soldier Field this season. It’s the first time they have lost three in a row at home since the 2007 season. [...]Losing three straight at home in a season in the NFL is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Wanna win the World Series? Hire a former MLB catcher to be your manager

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    With the 2014 World Series starting tonight, one thing is for certain: A former major league catcher will manage his team to a World Series title when the series is over. Kansas City’s Ned Yost and San Francisco’s Bruce Bochy were both catchers during their playing days in the majors. Yost played six years in [...]Wanna win the World Series? Hire a former MLB catcher to be your manager is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Packers numbers Notebook: Stats from their win over Carolina

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:06 am
    Here’s 11 interesting stats from the Packers 38-17 win over Carolina yesterday. 1. Aaron Rodgers completed 19 of 22 passes (an 86.4% completion rate) with 255 yards and three TD passes. It was the 27th time since 1966 that a QB had a completion rate above 85% with over 250 yards passing and three or [...]Packers numbers Notebook: Stats from their win over Carolina is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • NFL Rumors: Despite Possible November Reinstatement, I See No Chance The New England Patriots Sign Ray Rice

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:40 am
    Despite his atrocious actions toward his then-fiancee, where he knocked her unconscious in a casino elevator, former Baltimore Ravens sunning back Ray Rice may face a possible reinstatement next month. After being suspended indefinitely (of course, disgustingly, that was only after being suspended two games at first) and released by the Ravens, Rice has set [...]NFL Rumors: Despite Possible November Reinstatement, I See No Chance The New England Patriots Sign Ray Rice is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Royals finally get that return trip to the World Series

    18 Oct 2014 | 11:07 am
    It took 29 years, but the Kansas City Royals are again headed back to the World Series. This year’s Fall Classic will begin on Tuesday in K.C. Prior to the beginning of the 2014 MLB season, there were 15 of the 30 MLB teams that had not played in the World Series since the start [...]Royals finally get that return trip to the World Series is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
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  • Utah Utes Football vs USC: Preview and Prediction

    Jason Hodges
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    This weekend’s matchup against USC promises to be one of the toughest challenges the Utah Utes have faced so far this year. While I think the Utes have a shot at every game left on their schedule, I think they matchup particularly well in this game. The defense will put pressure on Kessler and stifle the Trojan run game and the offense has the tools to put up more yards than they have against any Power 5 team so far this year. With the way Boston College ran on USC, I’d like to see Travis Wilson get the zone read and Booker into action early and often with some guest appearances from…
  • Utah Man Podcast Episode 6- Riley Jensen on Travis Wilson

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    Riley Jensen discusses the QB battle with Travis Wilson and Kendal Thompson. We talk drop passes, OC problems, and how far can this Utah team go. The post Utah Man Podcast Episode 6- Riley Jensen on Travis Wilson appeared first on
  • Utah Utes Football: A Case of the Drops

    Patrick Thomsen
    18 Oct 2014 | 12:37 pm
    The receiving core at the University of Utah has developed a nasty case of the drops. Drops are contagious, and if spread, can be deadly to offensive production. Drops can typically last anywhere from 1 game to 13 games. Some side effects of drops include: lack of touchdowns, lack of passing and/or receiving yards, loss of playing time and ultimately lost games. If not corrected drops can lead to removal from the depth chart and a seat on the bench. If you are experiencing a case of the drops- please contact your coach so that the proper precautions can be taken. The coach will help you work…
  • BYU Football: Preview and Prediction for BYU vs Nevada

    Justin Burr
    18 Oct 2014 | 11:32 am
    Week 8- BYU vs Nevada BYU hosts the Nevada Wolf Pack football team tonight at LES. BYU is 4-2-2 all time against the Wolf Pack. There are question marks all over this BYU football team right now but here are few things I will be watching for today and a prediction for the score: Win the First Quarter I feel that the most important thing for BYU is to start with a bang. This team needs a boost and a big first quarter can get them rolling. Here are a few reasons why: We all know that the longer you let inferior teams stick around there is a better and better chance that they will beat you.
  • BYU Football: What is there to play for?

    Grant Bagby
    18 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    Written by: Zak Hicken. Follow him on Twitter: @zakhicken There is a recurring theme being repeated that BYU’s 2014 season is lost and there is nothing to play for after they lost their two recent games to Utah State and UCF. But is that really the case? We as fans got something that we don’t normally experience which is a 4-0 start through what was considered the toughest stretch of the schedule, including blowout a win at Texas. After that, talk of an undefeated season and potential NY6 bowl berth took off at full speed. Unfortunately, those hopes came crashing down in dramatic fashion…
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  • Fantasy football rankings, Week 8: Defense/Special Teams

    Daniel Kelley
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:46 am
    Who your defense is playing matters far more than who your defense is. Check out SB Nation's staff rankings for defense/special teams units. Choosing a defense is hard. The San Francisco 49ers, San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots have been three of the league's top units so far, but each of those teams plays the Denver Broncos in Weeks 7-9, and I'm just going to shake my head no for a while. On the other side, choosing a defense against someone is easy. We just did it in that opening paragraph. The best fantasy defenses this year are the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions, but they…
  • Olympiacos vs. Juventus, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Team news and game preview

    Jack Sargeant
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:45 am
    Juventus are favourites to beat Olympiacos on Tuesday, but it certainly won't be an easy game. The most even Champions League group heading into the third matchday is Group A, with Atlético Madrid, Juventus, Malmö and Olympiacos all tied on three points. Italian champions Juventus are favourites to move to the top of the group with a win away against Olympiacos on Wednesday, though they certainly shouldn't expect an easy game. That Atlético Madrid have been beaten in Athens already illustrates that the Greek champions are a very strong outfit. What's more, Juve come into this game on the…
  • Fantasy football rankings, Week 8: Tight ends

    Daniel Kelley
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:42 am
    What do you do with a banged-up superstar? Check out SB Nation's staff tight end rankings. Some weeks, the storylines are easy. Week 8 is one of those. Sure, some owners have to deal with replacing Vernon Davis or Larry Donnell on byes, and what we can expect out of unpredictable players like Jordan Cameron and Travis Kelce will continue to vex, but the question of tight ends in Week 8 is an obvious one: Jimmy Graham. Graham wasn't supposed to play last week until, what, Sunday? He was dealing with a Week 5 shoulder injury, until late-week upgrades had him active. So Graham owners were faced…
  • Snoop Dogg is a Steelers fan again

    Jason Marcum
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:38 am
    Snoop Dogg even has something nice to say about Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley for once. When the Pittsburgh Steelers are losing, Snoop Dogg isn't happy. The famed rapper has a passion for his favorite NFL teams that often leads to him ranting on social media when they're not playing well. Snoop also makes it clear when his team's play pleases him, and he did so after Pittsburgh's win over the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football. Though the game didn't start well for the Steelers, who quickly found themselves in a 13-0 hole, they did manage to score 24 unanswered points late…
  • Fantasy football rankings, Week 8: Wide receivers for standard, PPR leagues

    Scottie Gerhart
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:35 am
    Percy Harvin was traded. The 49ers and Giants are off this week. Calvin Johnson and A.J. Green are injured. Our rankings will help you deal with all these situations. Demaryius Thomas absolutely crushed it in Week 7. He is on a tear over the last few weeks and should be able to continue his roll this week against the San Diego Chargers. Among the other top receivers for Week 7 were Sammy Watkins and Golden Tate. Watkins has really come on with Kyle Orton at quarterback. With the injuries in the backfield, look for Buffalo to continue targeting the speedy rookie. Since Calvin Johnson has been…
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    Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips

  • “Spread and Space” Team Offense Drill

    Coach Pat
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:28 pm
    “Spread and Space” Team Offense Drill One way you can teach younger players is to drill them on skills, and then play games with those skills later. With younger players, its better to play a modified game that points out what you’re trying to achieve. In this team offense drill, our focus is team offense [...] The post “Spread and Space” Team Offense Drill appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • Parachute Drills for Kids Basketball Practice

    Coach Pat
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:35 pm
    Parachute Drills for Kids Basketball Practice Most elementary schools have a giant multi-colored parachute that the basketball program can borrow for these kids basketball practice drills. Kids love playing with the parachute, and coaches can use it as a tool to teach important basketball skills. For these games, have the players form a circle while [...] The post Parachute Drills for Kids Basketball Practice appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • “2 Line Shooting” Cool Down Basketball Shooting Drill

    Coach Pat
    26 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    You always want to end your practice with a cool down – something that is not too rigorous and ends the practice with a little bit of fun. Finish on a positive note! In today’s video blog post, I am sharing an awesome basketball shooting drill that your players are going to love!  It’s a [...] The post “2 Line Shooting” Cool Down Basketball Shooting Drill appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • “Defending the Back Cut” Basketball Defense Drill

    Coach Pat
    8 Sep 2014 | 3:11 pm
    This is an excellent drill to stress the importance of keeping space between the defender and offensive player. It creates the situation where, if the space rule is not followed, you can be back cut very easily. This basketball defense drill is fast and fun, and helps build confidence in your players that they can [...] The post “Defending the Back Cut” Basketball Defense Drill appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • Simplified Basketball Team Defense: The Pop Out Drill

    Coach Pat
    4 Sep 2014 | 12:21 pm
    The Pop Out Drill for Simplified Basketball Team Defense This is a great drill to work on basketball team defense and defending the basic cuts. There are going to be a lot of different types of cuts in a game, and if your players can identify those cuts as they happen, and then have been [...] The post Simplified Basketball Team Defense: The Pop Out Drill appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
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  • Victory for Daisha Simmons and Hopefully for Future Star Student-Athletes

    Lesley Batson
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:17 am
    We always hear about the student-athletes doing wrong. Here’s a story to SHARE about a victory for a student-athlete doing RIGHT! Daisha Simmons was a member of the women’s basketball team who graduated from the University of Alabama in December 2013, but still retains another year of eligibility to play. She wants to keep playing basketball so she applied for Alabama’s MBA program. She was denied entry so she decided to enroll in Seton Hall’s MBA program which allows her to be closer to home, where she has a brother sick with End Stage Renal Disease. NCAA rules say…
  • #BEGT – Entrepreneur Yolanda Sutton, 2014 Tennis Champion

    Lesley Batson
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:35 pm
    This year’s French Open champion at the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge is Yolanda Sutton, the owner of an elderly care business.  This was her first #BEGT. I’m pretty sure she’ll be back next year. That’s a Tiffany box by the way that her GORGEOUS prize is presented in.  Congratulations Yolanda!
  • #BEGT – A Sports Leisure Event Designed For Business People

    Lesley Batson
    4 Sep 2014 | 5:25 am
    I sat down with Alfred Edmond, Jr. who is the Senior VP and Chief Content Strategist at Black Enterprise. This was the 21st Annual BE Golf & Tennis Challenge.  I wanted to learn about how this event started and what attendees can expect. I also wanted to learn about how many women travelled to #BEGT this year.  Here’s our interview.
  • Under Armour Women Signs Gisele Bundchen

    Lesley Batson
    3 Sep 2014 | 3:15 am
    Gisele Bundchen is one of the most recognizable faces and bodies in the world.  She has two small children but her body seems to show no sign of past pregnancies.  Her body is so well toned and she has always had a healthy look. Gisele credits eating well, doing yoga and kung fu. She also works in some cardio so she is a great ambassador for Under Armour Women, a brand I have long admired for their workout gear. Oh ya, she’s also married to New England Patriots star QB, Tom Brady.  Check out her first ad: #IWILLWHATIWANT
  • CEO Roda Carter Says #BEGT Was The Perfect End To Her Summer

    Lesley Batson
    2 Sep 2014 | 6:39 pm
    Like several of my friends, I have wanted to attend the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge for years. One of these friends who is also a fanatchick is Roda Carter.  She is CEO of Carter Health Disposables. She is a busy entrepreneur but this year, at the yearning from our mutual friend, we both rode down to Palm Beach Gardens together and took in #BEGT.  I wanted to get her thoughts about her BEGT experience and this is what she shared.
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  • Reports: Manchester City Consider Shock Move For Arsenal Star

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Arsenals Mesut Ozil could be the subject of a surprise bid from Premier League rivals Manchester City, according to reports. Arsene Wengers big money summer signing of last year has failed to make the impact many expected him to, and is currently sidelined with knee injury. And according to the Mirror, it is being reported that Manuel Pellegrini wants him at Manchester City and believes he can tempt him into a move. Arsenal are said to be considering cashing in on the German star in order to raise funds to improve the squad on other areas The player himself may prefer a fresh start outside of…
  • Sportsvibe Sessions - Ramzi And jon lukas woodenman Interview

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:42 am
    Ramzi jon lukas woodenman speak to Sportsvibe about working together, what they've learned from each other and their remaining ambitions in music.
  • Liverpool Legend Admits He May Regret Not Signing For Real Madrid

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Liverpool and England legend Steven Gerrard has admitted that he may live to regret his decision to turn down the Spanish giants. The La Liga outfit have tried to sign the midfielder several times during his illustrious career only to be knocked back by the former England international. However, according to The Metro, the 34-year-old has stated that he may live to regret his decision. Its very flattering to be linked with a huge club like Real Madrid, he said. Ive had a couple of options throughout my career to go to Real Madrid but Ive resisted temptation because of the big connection I…
  • England Call Up Three Uncapped Players For Autumn Series

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:27 am
    Stuart Lancaster has called up three uncapped players in George Kruis, Semesa Rokoduguni and Callum Clark for the upcoming autumn international series at Twickenham. Clark has been involved in the national set up before but has yet to make an appearance, while Bath winger Rokoduguni and Saracens second row Kruis are included for the first time. Kruis teammates Chris Ashton and David Strettle miss out on the wings while Stephen Myler was preferred to Sales Danny Cipriani at fly-half. Former Quins skipper Chris Robshaw again takes charge of the side while Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi misses…
  • Arsenal And Chelsea Ready For Snub From Prodigy

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Barcelona starlet Munir El Haddadi is set to reject advances from Arsenal and Chelsea and commit his long-term future to the Catalan club. The Premier League duo have been keen on luring the lauded 19-year-old to England for some time, with a release clause of 9. 4million in his contract giving them genuine hope. But now, according to the Express, Munir is prepared to rebuff any interest coming to him from elsewhere in order to repay the faith shown in him this season by boss Luis Enrique, and stay at the Nou Camp. The Spanish under-21 international originally impressed for the Barcelona B…
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  • Week 8 Flames: Patterson, Ingram, Hillman to inch owners closer to playoffs

    Brad Evans
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:43 am
    Each week the Noise highlights 12-13 somewhat obscure, un-obvious names who he believes are destined to torch the competition. To qualify, each player must be started in fewer than 60 percent of Yahoo! leagues. Speaking as an accountability advocate, I will post results, whether genius or moronic, the following week using the scoring system shown here. If you're a member of TEAM HUEVOS, reveal your Week 8 Flames in the comments section below. Alex Smith, KC, QB (10 percent started)Matchup: vs. StLWatching Ben Stein recite a lengthy dissertation on the economic policies of Tajikistan. That…
  • Georgia is applying for RB Todd Gurley's reinstatement

    Nick Bromberg
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:24 am
    Could Todd Gurley be returning for Georgia's next game? The Bulldogs are wanting it to happen. Georgia announced it will officially apply to the NCAA for Gurley's reinstatement Wednesday. The star running back has been suspended since Oct. 9 amid reports that he was monetarily compensated for his autograph. In a statement, the school said it hoped Gurley would be reinstated for the Nov. 1 game against Florida and Gurley said he took "full responsibility for the mistakes I made." Here's the statement in full: Since completing its initial review of the eligibility matter involving UGA…
  • Atlanta Falcons flying to London? Barcelona? ... On how many planes?

    Eric Edholm
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:13 am
    The Atlanta Falcons have descended on London and have begun preparations for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium. We think. Based on a graphic the team sent out on social media, we're guessing that the Falcons' marketing folks did not book the team's itinerary over there.  Check out the graphic above. Notice anything wrong? Where to begin ... First of all, it touts the Falcons team and staff taking THREE PLANES across the pond. Only one problem: The graphic shows them taking two — Atlanta to Baltimore, and Baltimore to London. Unless they made an unplanned stop in…
  • Kevin Sumlin says all starting positions including QB are being evaluated

    Nick Bromberg
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    Could Texas A&M be making some changes to its depth chart and starting lineup before the Aggies' next game? Coach Kevin Sumlin didn't rule anything out on Tuesday when asked about potential changes to his team in the wake of a 59-0 loss to Alabama and a three-game losing streak. "To answer your question I don’t think there’s anything that’s off the table, any position, in evaluating where we are right now," Sumlin said. "Something like what happened Saturday is an eye opener, and should be an eye opener, not just to coaches and fans but to players too. We’re evaluating that situation.
  • Ray Rice filing grievance against Ravens for dismissal, per report

    Jay Busbee
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:28 am
    In the wake of the outrage come the lawyers. Pro Football Talk is reporting that former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the team for cutting him in September. First, a refresher: In February, Rice got into an altercation with his then-fiancee (now wife) in an Atlantic City elevator, striking her and knocking her unconscious. He was suspended for two games by the NFL in July; two months later, when tape of the actual striking surfaced, Rice was suspended indefinitely by the league and cut by the Ravens. Now, Rice is apparently protesting the Ravens'…
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  • NFL Recap - Week #7- 2014 Season

    Anthony B
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:33 pm
    It was a great week of football in week seven and the best part of it was Peyton setting the record for touchdown passes. Peyton needed three TDs to break Brett Favre's record of 508. Manning threw four TD passes and his record now stands at 510 and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Fiasco in Buffalo - Vikings Blow Game With One Second Left

    Anthony B
    19 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    Now that a couple of hours have passed since the fiasco in Buffalo, I can now sit down and write my weekly update. I'm still upset and fuming but I'm a little calmer now. It's just getting painful watching a terrible brand of football week after... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Seatle Seahawks Ship Percy Harvin to the Jets

    Anthony B
    18 Oct 2014 | 11:55 am
    The New York Jets have acquired toxic player Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks. This was a move that took the league by surprise but it shouldn't have been a big surprise at all. When Harvin did take the field, he didn't establish himself as a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 2014 NFL Picks - Week #7

    Anthony B
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:33 pm
    I’m changing things up a little bit this week with our NFL picks. This week I'm providing different NFL picking categories than we've had in previous weeks. Week #7 started with a bang as we witnessed a thrilling and competitive Thursday night game... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Geno Smith is Not Fit to be an NFL Quarterback

    Anthony B
    14 Oct 2014 | 7:59 am
    I thought that I had read some of the weirdest and dumbest comments from athletes until today. reported that New York Jets quarterback (QB) Geno Smith is blaming the media for his atrocious playing this season. Are you kidding me Geno? Geno... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Visiting Monaco Grand Prix

    19 Oct 2014 | 10:21 am
    #144827333 / Run since 1929, the Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most important events on the racing circuit. Nothing short of iconic, the race is famous for being won 6 times by Ayrton Senna, five of which were in a row, an incredible feat for the Argentinian. As well as being an iconic sporting event, Monaco is one of the most sought after places in Europe to visit, famous for its luxurious lifestyle, F1 Monaco has also seen many of the sports biggest names move to the famed tax haven. The monaco circuit is a beautiful one, and surrounded by a harbour with yachts and boats…
  • How to Book A Soccer Field in Singapore

    3 Sep 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Football (or soccer, as many will call it) is the biggest sport in the world, with a huge following in south america, the whole of Europe and Africa and in other parts of the world it is growing rapidly, south east Asia being one of those parts of the world. Singapore is going mad for football and what better way is there to spend time with friends or a semi professional or amateur team playing soccer. The main thing you need for football is somewhere to play it, whereas in South America there are pitches on the beaches everywhere and loads of people play on the streets, things are a bit more…
  • Ways to Watch the World Cup

    1 Jun 2014 | 1:40 pm
    The time is almost upon us, the world cup, the world’s most famous and arguably most exciting sporting event is nearly here as it prepares to return to its spiritual home, Brazil, the team who have won the tournament more than any. One of the problems the world cup throws up is the timing of the games, and watching live football matches can be tough depending on which part of the world and which time zone you are in. Luckily, this is the 21st century, and there are ways around it. On your television. The old fashioned way, this world cup is on terrestrial TV in the united kingdom and…
  • The World’s Most Valuable Footballers

    31 May 2014 | 10:19 am
    Ever wondered exactly who the world’s most valuable football players are? Gareth Bale’s high profile (and massive money) deal made him the first footballer to break the 100 million Euro mark, but the transfer market is a funny old place, and the fees paid for players doesn’t necessarily represent their true value. 15 Experts have worked together to create this brilliant list and graphic, which scores the players on a multitude of different areas and summises just which are the most valuable in there. Some of the players of course write themselves, it is no surprise to see…
  • The Importance of Football Drills

    11 May 2014 | 8:25 am
    As with any sport, American Football is something that is often started at a very young age, and the importance of getting the hours of practice in is evident for those who really want to make it to the top of the game. Football is a complex sport, and there are many different positions and roles on a pitch which can be tough to get a full understanding of at a young age, but doing the correct drills and spending time practicing the fundamentals of the game can pay dividends. Improving Agility and Strength. The sport demands that you are both strong and agile and you may be using entirely new…
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  • Treu: I brought ‘no supplement’ policy

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:31 am
    NAIROBI, Kenya, October 22- National rugby sevens head coach Paul Treu has called on transparency in the Government-sponsored Anti-Doping Agency report that accused him and his staff of introducing supplements by the trade name ‘Evox’ that purportedly contained steroids upon laboratory analysis. In a statement sent from South Africa on his behalf by Glenda Neville, Treu said allegations that the Kenya sevens coaching staff he leads were involved in doping players and assertions made about them using banned supplements yet none had tested positive were baseless. He further denies…
  • Djokovic announces birth of son Stefan

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:41 am
    PARIS, October 22-World number one Novak Djokovic announced on Wednesday that his wife Jelena had given birth to the couple’s first child, a boy named Stefan. “We are delighted to announce that Jelena Djokovic gave birth to a wonderful, healthy and a lovely boy, called Stefan. The birth went in the best possible manner, baby and the mother feel well,” the Serb announced on his website. The Wimbledon champion added that he would spend “several days with the baby and wife Jelena” before travelling to Paris for next week’s final Masters Series event of the…
  • Moyes misjudged United-Fergie

    TEAMtalk Media
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:37 am
    MANCHESTER, October 22-Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson feels David Moyes failed as his successor because he did not realise the magnitude of the club. Moyes vacated his job at Everton to take over the United reins from his retired compatriot in the off-season of 2013 after being recommended by Ferguson. However, the Scot oversaw a disastrous first season at Old Trafford, which culminated in his sacking in April after the Red Devils failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1995. The appointment had always raised questions given his Toffees…
  • Arsenal injury jinx claims Ospina as well

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:01 am
    LONDON, October 23- Arsenal have been handed another major injury blow as Arsene Wenger revealed that goalkeeper David Ospina will be out for up to three months with a thigh injury. Ospina only joined the club this summer after starring for Colombia at the World Cup, but with Wojciech Sczcesny suspended after a red card against Galatasaray, Arsenal will have to turn to young Emiliano Martinez for the Champions League game against Anderlecht on Wednesday. “It is exactly the same (injury). He had his first injury in Nice, it was a knee problem and I think he was a bit rushed back,”…
  • Hazard-Drogba asked to take penalty

    22 Oct 2014 | 1:56 am
    LONDON, October 22- Eden Hazard has revealed Didier Drogba asked to take the penalty in the 6-0 demolition of Maribor that re-opened the club legend’s account at Chelsea. Drogba, 36, had not scored in his first six appearances since returning to Stamford Bridge this summer. His last strikes for the club had both come in their Champions League final victory in 2012 — first his late goal which sent the match into extra-time, and then the decisive penalty in the shootout which saw them beat Bayern Munich. When Jose Mourinho’s men were awarded a penalty midway through the first…
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    No Guts, No Glory

  • James Shields says he was dealing with the effects of a kidney stone during ALCS

    J Will
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    Eyebrows were raised when Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost  elected to start Jason Vargas over James Shields for Game 4 of the ALCS.  Shields complained about his back and it got worse as the ALCS continued. Even though it worked out for the Royals, fans still wanted to know why Shields didn’t get the start. Well, according to The Kansas City Star, Shields says he was dealing with the effects of a kidney stone during ALCS. The back pain surfaced late at night two Sundays ago. Waves of nausea soon followed. As the Royals wrapped up their first berth in the World Series since 1985…
  • Report: Rams WR Austin Pettis was cut after being late for a team meeting on Saturday

    J Will
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:10 pm
    The St. Louis Rams surprised everyone when they decided to waive WR Austin Pettis on Monday. Also surprising was that Pettis didn’t play a snap in the Rams victory over the Seahawks last Sunday. Now that Pettis has cleared waivers, information is starting to come out bout what really happened with the Rams and Pettis. According to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1, Pettis was late to a meeting last Saturday which among others things led to his release. Rams cut WR Austin Pettis after he was late for a meeting on Saturday, per sources. Was also made inactive Sun. — Mike Garafolo…
  • President George W. Bush spoke to the Cincinnati Bearcats before their game against SMU on Saturday

    J Will
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:45 am
    As the Cincinnati Bearcats were preparing to play the SMU Mustangs on Saturday, the team had an unexpected visitor come by and give a pregame speech. Former president George W. Bush surprised the team with an appearance and welcomed them to Texas. Bush also let the team know that he was expecting to see a good game and told them to take advantage of their studies. I laughed a little when he said that Texas is known as God’s country. Related posts: Here’s George W. Bush Almost Getting Hit By A Foul Ball Lebron James Would Like To Dunk On George W. Bush Report: Reggie Bush To Be…
  • Marc Trestman says he is not reading into the Bears’ locker room outburst

    J Will
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:15 am
    Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is trying to remain calm as his team is seemingly falling apart. After reports surfaced about his team’s locker room spat, many are wondering if Trestman has control of this team. Even though some the Bears players have voiced their opinions on the matter, Trestman really doesn’t have much to say about the issue. In fact, Trestman says he is not reading into the Bears’ locker room outburst. “I told our team after the game in the locker room that we have to always be accepting of how people express themselves after a game,”…
  • Nick Saban has some advice for Lane Kiffin regarding his return to Tennessee

    J Will
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:39 am
    This Saturday, Alabama’s offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will return to Knoxville as the Crimson Tide take on the Tennessee Volunteers. As many of you know, Kiffin departure from Tennessee set off a riot in the streets of Knoxville. Head coach Nick Saban had to deal with a similar situation when he left LSU for the Miami Dolphins and when he returned back to LSU as head coach of the Crimson Tide, his return was not pleasant. Saban has offered some advice for Kiffin regarding his return to Tennessee. “The only experience that I have was when I went back to Baton Rouge,” Saban…
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  • At Mississippi State, the Only Prescription is Less Cowbell

    Stephanie Farah
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    At Mississippi State University, one of the most unique symbols of the school’s tradition is the cowbell. Cowbells are ubiquitous at Mississippi State football games, where the collective clanging of these instruments can become deafening—so much so that, in recent years, fans have been asked to “respect the bell” and “ring responsibly.” The school even has a whole website dedicated to proper cowbell etiquette. It appears, however, that not everyone has been minding their manners as of late. The cowbell cacophony reportedly has never been louder than it was…
  • Essential Tailgating Gear

    8 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    For many students, back-to-school means one thing and one thing only: college football season! And what’s the best thing about college football season? Tailgating, of course! Whether you’re sweating it out in Alabama’s lingering summer weather or bundling up in Michigan’s early fall, tailgating is a great way to connect with old and new friends while showing off your school spirit. But no game would be complete without some killer accessories, so gather around the gridiron in style with this must-have tailgating gear. A ridiculous hat Nothing says “school…
  • University of Iowa Offers Free Tuition to Five Lucky Football Fans

    Stephanie Farah
    29 Jul 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The fall semester is just a few short weeks away, and that can only mean one thing: the beginning of college football season. And for a handful of University of Iowa students, the thrill of cheering on their team isn’t the only thing they’ll have to look forward to. The school recently announced that five current students who purchase season tickets by this coming Friday, August 1, will win free tuition for the upcoming academic year. Students received an e-mail from the school this past Monday informing them that 11 prizes will be awarded to randomly selected students who…
  • Securing a Sports Internship

    David Meltzer
    19 May 2014 | 5:00 pm
    From my extensive experience and expertise, I can tell you for a fact that sports internships are among the hardest to garner. The bottom line is that they are extremely popular. Like the entertainment industry, people very much want to break into the sports field, and as is found with most industries nowadays, internships have become the route people now need to take to get their foot in the proverbial door. So how do you stand out and get yourself noticed? Be more interested than interesting My advice is to be more interested than interesting. What does that mean? It means to delve deep and…
  • Words from Their Fathers

    Rosemary Cochrane
    10 Feb 2014 | 4:00 pm
    This year, the two quarterbacks who led their teams to the Super Bowl reminded us of lessons applicable for your college years—lessons they too were once taught by their fathers. The Sheriff “I guess one of the neater things is not only has he been my dad, he’s really been my best friend.” — Peyton Manning, The Book of Manning, ESPN Films, SEC Storied “I would say, his dad was his idol.” — Olivia Manning (about Peyton), The Book of Manning, ESPN Films, SEC Storied The Sheriff, a nickname made popular by NFL analyst and former head coach Jon…
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  • Swimming Tryout Tips + Workouts: Improve Your Technique and Develop Your Speed

    Danny Crigler
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:46 am
    “I wouldn’t say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.” – Michael Phelps, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Whether you’re looking to make the team, compete at the State Championship, or gain a scholarship to a top swimming school, you are going to have to learn the proper techniques to make your swimming strokes efficient and subsequently fast. Make your tryouts and your training a success this season by following our stroke-specific guide and our accompanying workouts for…
  • Basketball Tryout Tips: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    Jack Carroll
    15 Oct 2014 | 9:49 am
    “You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down, and the level of everything you do will rise.” -Michael Jordan Whether you’re looking to make the team, advance to the varsity, or get a starting position, you are going to have to impress your coach at basketball tryouts. Make your tryouts a success this season by following our position by position guide for what to expect and how to prepare for tryouts. These are the skills coaches are looking for at tryouts this…
  • 10 Qualities That Make A Basketball Player Great

    Danny Crigler
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    CoachUp Private Basketball Coaches Share Their Insight Into the Qualities All Great Players Must Have. Becoming a great basketball player is so much more than just refining the skills that are on display on the court. While a combination of hard work, practice and natural talent does go a long way in helping to develop a player, true greatness in basketball is achieved through developing the “intangibles” as well— those traits that aren’t easily identifiable, but are the most important for reaching success in the sport. Here’s what ten CoachUp coaches have listed as their one…
  • How Big of a Problem Are Youth Sports Injuries?

    Jackie Bledsoe
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:24 am
    I recently learned that a player on the youth basketball team I coach sustained a concussion when he was a few years younger (non-sports related). While he is fine now, has been checked out by the doctors, and is cleared to play, it concerned me. My mind immediately flashed back to play in our spring league, when it seemed like we had a number of kids repeatedly fall, bump their heads, take a blow to the face, or even have a busted nose. One of which was my son who fell on his eye and almost immediately had a golf ball size knot on his eyebrow. I kept trying to remember if this particular…
  • 6 Unrealistic Expectations Sports Parents Place on Young Athletes

    Janis Meredith
    8 Oct 2014 | 5:09 am
    One of the biggest reasons for conflict in relationships is unmet expectations. And in youth sports, it is no different. Parents expect things from their kids who play sports— things that the child may not be ready or able to deliver. We should be hoping for the best for our kids. We should express our belief in them. We should voice a positive outlook. However, sometimes all that hoping and expressing belief and voicing optimism morphs into high expectations that are unrealistic. And it is then that frustration arises between parent and athlete. Are any of these unrealistic expectations…
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    Kevin Krest
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:01 am
    Things are starting to take shape in the NFL, as Dallas' defeat of Seattle substantiated that the Cowboys are the real deal, at least to this point in the season. In a division that was thought to be one of the weakest before the first game was played, we now find two NFC East teams at the top of the NFC, with Philadelphia joining Dallas at 5 - 1. In the other conference, San Diego has emerged as a contender to Denver as the class of the AFC. As for the rest of the league, with the exception of Washington, Jacksonville, Oakland and Tampa Bay, everyone else is fighting to emerge from the…

    Kevin Krest
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:02 am
    Mississippi State vaulted Florida State to move into the top position in the polls, but the Bulldogs still have a daunting schedule the rest of the way, with games at Kentucky, followed by Arkansas, Alabama and Ole Miss the rest of the way. If they get through that gauntlet, then they’ll be facing an SEC East foe in the conference championship game. It will most likely be a jumbled mess by the time the playoff committee meets in early December to name their final four teams.I’ve been doing a lot of work in preparation for the release of my second book in the PK Frazier series, “Roughing…

    Kevin Krest
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:32 pm
    There are some potentially entertaining games tonight, particularly on the college side.  Virginia Tech goes into Pittsburgh where they look to win for the first time in this century. Utah heads to Oregon State, a difficult place to win, especially on a raucous Thursday night. And in the NFL, the recently revived Patriots play host to a dismal Jets team that goes into New England with a 1 – 5 record.College:(20) Utah (4 – 1) 27 @ Oregon State (4 – 1) 30: Traditionally, Oregon State has been an upset machine at home.  But Utah has already won against UCLA and Michigan on the…

    Kevin Krest
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:58 pm
    Not as much turmoil at the top as last week. With number 2 playing number 3, someone in the top five had to lose. I feel good about the Oregon, USC, Georgia and Baylor picks when it was fashionable this week to go the other direction. Mississippi State is certainly in the driver's seat, but games against Arkansas, Alabama and Ole Miss still loom large for the Bulldogs. We're barely at halfway in the season and there are only five Power 5 unbeatens, and two of those have to lose since in addition to the battle for Mississippi to close the regular season, Florida State hosts Notre Dame this…

    Kevin Krest
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    We're now down to 11 from 18 teams that are either .500 or one game above or below that number. The good teams are starting to separate themselves from the mediocre ones. Jacksonville and Oakland still don't have a win, and since they don't play, there is still a chance for both to put up a goose egg for the season. My bet is on Oakland to win first.Last Week:   9 - 5 -1Overall:     60 -32 - 1Indianapolis (3 - 2) 27 @ Houston (3 - 2) 24: Correct. Indy continued their nice run, winning their fourth in a row to take the lead in the AFC South. Indianapolis 33 -…
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    My Football Mentor: Football Training & Coaching Videos for Receivers, Quarterbacks, Running Backs

  • The 10 High Schools That Produce The Most NFL Players

    Brad DeHaven
    2 Oct 2014 | 11:02 pm
    Some heads definitely turned when ESPN chose to broadcast a High School football game this fall on it’s primary channel (not ESPN 2 or 3).  The game showcased two of the top teams in the country, Saint John Bosco (Bellflower, CA) vs Bishops Gorman (Las Vegas, NV). There is no doubt that High School football is becoming more competitive and exciting to watch.  The skill level of many High School athletes is increasing as more private coaching and access to online training are readily available. In 2011, a TV series titled,  ’4th and Forever’ showcased Long Beach Poly…
  • Great Tackling Techniques

    Brad DeHaven
    2 Oct 2014 | 2:15 am
    Hard hitting, safe and effective tackling! Great Football tackling drills.
  • High School Player Post Game Speech

    Brad DeHaven
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:04 am
    East View High School’s (Georgetown, Texas) Apollos Hester has the type of attitude that every coach should want in a player. He’s all about attitude and it’s contagious.  Nothing can get him down. Even if a half-time situation looks bleak—as it may have when his team was down 28-14  versus Vandegrift on Friday—Hester knows that there is always time for things to get better. East View came back to win 42-41.
  • Dramatically Increase Your Speed

    Brad DeHaven
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:55 pm
    A few months back I had a trainer approach me to see if I might be interested in reviewing his speed product.  These types of requests are commonplace in the industry, and I’m always looking to expand my current knowledge base and learn something new. I was naturally skeptical when given this type of proposal, but I can honestly say that after reading this book, it is a great product for any coach or athlete, looking to learn the ins and outs of speed development. The package is purely digital which allows immediate access, and it’s currently being offered at a very reasonable…
  • Receiver Skills Are Many, Getting Off The Jam is One

    Brad DeHaven
    10 Aug 2014 | 1:55 am
    Playing the position of receiver requires skills such as good hand-eye coordination, great balance, explosive lower body strength, good agility, and great athleticism just to name a few. One of the most important fundamentals that will help take any receiver to another level is the ability to get off the line of scrimmage against a man defender. Here’s a link to 22 minute teaching video for receivers to get off of press coverage.  At the youth or high school level you don’t often encounter man coverage, however, learning how to get off the line of scrimmage versus a man defender is a…
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  • The Money Down: October 22

    Cole Ryan
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:39 am
    NFL Prime Time: Squares Dance Some of the most popular games in the NFL are the prime time games on Thursday, and Monday night. After the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Houston Texans on Monday night football to wrap up the week, the square bettors rejoiced because they had another winning night. Steelers beat Texans 30-23…ViewFromVegas is they also cover as consensus 3-point home fave (goes over 44.5) #NFL — Dave Tuley (@ViewFromVegas) October 21, 2014 The Thursday and Monday prime-time games have been rough on the books. Favorites are 10-5 against the spread combined on Thursday…
  • World Series Game 2: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

    Adam Burke
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:05 am
    World Series Game 2: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals Date/Time: October 22, 8:07 p.m. ET TV: FOX MLB Betting Odds From 5Dimes Sportsbook Probable Starters: SF: Jake Peavy (0-0, 0.00) v. KC: Yordano Ventura (0-0, 0.00) Moneyline: Kansas City -108 Total: 7 It’s a quick turnaround following Game 1 as the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals hit the field once again on Wednesday night. After a five-day layoff for the Royals and a four-day layoff for the Giants, the teams play back-to-back games before heading out to San Francisco for Games 3, 4, and 5. Game 2 is obviously a…
  • College Football News and Notes October 21

    Adam Burke
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:11 am
    The college football season is already more than halfway over. There are plenty of exciting games left on the schedule, but the season certainly seems to be flying by. At this point in the season, it’s important to pay attention to injuries and roster changes because coaches with no bowl prospects or a long road to go for a bowl game may start to look towards the future. Be aware of those so you can adjust your numbers accordingly. ACC Virginia Tech’s injury problems just keep coming. Defensive tackle Luther Maddy, who was only supposed to miss 2-4 weeks, is done for the season because of…
  • Free NHL Picks: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins

    Adam Burke
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:48 am
    Matchup: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins Date/Time: October 22, 8:00 p.m. ET TV: NBC Sports Network NHL Betting Odds From BetOnline Sportsbook Moneyline: Pittsburgh -199 Total: 6 The Philadelphia Flyers are in a very tough situation on Wednesday night after playing in Chicago the night before. The Flyers entered play on Tuesday with just one win in their first five games and they didn’t fare much better in Chicago. The Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t played since Saturday night when they downed the New York Islanders by a 3-1 score. The Penguins are 3-1 through their first four…
  • College Football Picks: Connecticut Huskies at #18 East Carolina Pirates

    Adam Burke
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:35 am
    Matchup: Connecticut Huskies at #18 East Carolina Pirates Date/Time: October 23, 7:00 p.m. ET TV: ESPNU College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: East Carolina -26.5 Total: OFF Bob Diaco’s first season at the helm for the UConn Huskies has not gone the way he had hoped. Diaco’s Huskies are 1-5, 0-3 in conference, and have scored 12.8 points per game. Only SMU has fared worse on the scoreboard this season. That’s a really big concern when UConn heads to Greenville, NC to take on East Carolina. The Pirates have scored 41 points per game this season, which is the…
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    Simply Swim Blog

  • Swim Shorts or Speedo’s? Male swimwear explained

    26 Sep 2014 | 8:26 am
    There are several different styles of men’s swimwear available. To some, the choice can be too much – especially for those potential swimmers who have not tried different types but are left wondering about them. You may also be contemplating buying swimwear for a family member or as a present, and not be familiar with all the different options or which one(s) might be best. In this article, we look at the individual features of swimming trunks, shorts, jammers and other styles – along with their respective merits and buying tips. Even with just a mere mention of the well-known…
  • The Right Swimwear For Your Holiday Destination

    19 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    It can be tempting to pack your favourite swimsuit and head off on holiday without researching if the costume is appropriate. That being said, some countries are more well known for having certain requirements, such as in France where men need to wear Speedo styled shorts (we mean the old school traditional tiny ‘speedos’ or briefs that the brand is best known for, though other forms of Speedo swimwear and brands are available) and not typical cloth short swimsuits. Also in Italy where often everyone has to wear a hair net or swim cap in the swimming pool. Unusual destinations and…
  • 6 Interesting Swimming World Records

    10 Sep 2014 | 4:16 am
    Swimming has inspired many world record attempts, other than those achieved in competitive swimming. Some are unusual, some are inspiring and some are just strange! Here is a selection of some records that were set recently. Skinny Dipping The world record for the largest number of people skinny dipping in one location was set on 31st December 2013 at Midway beach in Gisbane, New Zealand. 744 people took part in the event that was organised by a local radio station. It happened on the last day of a local summer festival and thankfully the water was reported to be quite warm… Marathon…
  • Training for a Triathlon – The Simply Tri Team Way

    29 Aug 2014 | 8:10 am
    We asked Naomi from our Simply Tri – London Triathlon team a little about what she did to train for her first triathlon and what she did nutrition wise during this. Monday – Spinning Tuesday- Pilates Wednesday- Spinning Thursday- Swimming/HIIT training Friday- Spinning and Swimming Saturday- Run Sunday- Rest Day   These exercises helped Naomi improve her cardiovascular fitness, core stability and technique. These fitted in well with her busy working day. She was able to train around work, in lunchtimes and in the evenings and fit these in to the day more easily than longer…
  • Britains Swimmers Go For Gold

    26 Aug 2014 | 8:34 am
    Britain’s swimmers go for gold on the road to Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games – the latest from our swimming superstars So, the last days of summer are almost upon us – and what an unforgettable time it’s been for our homegrown swimmers. Back in late July, we were asking if this year’s Commonwealth Games would bring people flocking to the pool, as the 2012 Olympics did, inspired by medal success. As I write, during another exciting few weeks for swimming, it’s too soon to quote any hard figures but one thing’s for sure – Britain’s swimmers are determined to build upon the…
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    Sport Seasons Blog

  • Have Something for Yourself: A Reason to Run

    11 Oct 2014 | 8:15 am
    “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority.” –Author Mandy Hale A few weeks ago I was shopping for some clothes for my kids and along the way I saw a blanket that caught my eye. It was gray and white chevron print (which matches everything in my house) and it was super soft. The best part about it was that it was only $17! Bargain, right? Let me back up and tell you that all of the other people that live in my home, including my husband and the dog, have their own special designated blanket. This is a blanket they use to sleep with…
  • The Nashville Women’s Half Marathon-A Great Race

    2 Oct 2014 | 4:55 am
    This past weekend I participated in the Women’s Half Marathon here in downtown Nashville. It was the second time I have done the race.  It was my first half marathon in over three months and I was honestly pretty nervous.  This is a fairly hilly race and I knew it would get a little sunny.  Since the Boston Marathon last April I have really struggled with a long term goal for my running.  For five years it was all about qualifying and then re-qualifying. And then re-qualifying again!  So I have kept up with my miles since April, I just really haven’t pushed myself as hard with speed…
  • Rebecca’s Run

    26 Sep 2014 | 9:04 am
    Through the years I have often had friends of mine show interest in starting a running program. Well there is no better motivation than to run for a cause.  Coming up this October is the perfect time to start.  I would love to ask you all to join us on Saturday October 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at Rebecca’s Run.  It will be open to everyone, pets, kids, etc. and the cost is only $15. You will get a t-shirt and a bracelet for participating in the run. The run is a 5K and will take place on the Richland Creek Greenways.  Sport Seasons will be providing water for the participants. Rebecca…
  • The Power of Spectators at a Race: Why You Should Show Up

    19 Sep 2014 | 11:21 am
    With several races coming up, I thought I would share my thoughts on the benefits of having people there to support you at a race.  One of the things that makes big races fun is the vast amount of spectators.  The masses of people bring huge amounts of energy to a course. I definitely loved the spectators this year at Boston, they were excited and they were loud.  However, if I had to pick a marathon I have done that I would say had my favorite crowd, I would pick Chicago without a doubt.  There was literally not a moment on the course when there weren’t rows and rows of people. …
  • Pray for Michael – The Littlest Sports Fan

    6 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    “When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.” I have wanted to write this blog for weeks. Finally I decided to reach out to the parents of Michael Sloan and ask if they minded if I wrote a little bit about Michael’s story, and they graciously agreed. Watching him persevere over the last two months or so has been so inspiring to me. Not only watching him actually, but also watching the love and dedication his mom and dad have shown to him has touched me tremendously. I also wanted to share some…
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    Women Play Ball


    21 Oct 2014 | 7:20 pm
    Greenwood, S.C.- Converse couldn’t find its rhythm on Tuesday night as it was handed another loss on the season.  Converse fell in straight sets for the 10th time this season.  The Valkyries dropped to 7-15 on the season while Lander improved to 17-5 after the 13-25, 18-25, 18-25, three set affair. Samantha Haynes (Chesnee, S.C.) led the Valkyrie attack with eight kills on the night.  Katie Butler (Savannah, Ga.) and Scottie Kay Auton (Gaffney, S.C.) finished the night with seven kills apiece.  Butler and Journee English (Columbia, S.C.) added seven digs respectively. Krislyn Moore…

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:17 pm
    Courtesy Monmouth Sports Information EDISON, N.J. – Monmouth University freshmen Meg Donahue (Wyomissing, Pa./Berks Catholic) and Christen Piersanti (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) have been named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week respectively, league officials announced Tuesday. Donahue, who has earned three-straight league honors, picks up her fourth accolade of the year, while Piersanti lands her second conference distinction. Donahue, who captures her first offensive player of the week honors after earning three rookie of the week…
  • 6-Time Defending NJAC Champion Stockton Sweeps NJCU

    21 Oct 2014 | 5:03 pm
    Box Score GALLOWAY, NJ| Richard Stockton College, the six-time defending New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s volleyball champions, had a 34-13 advantage in kills and swept an NJAC match from the Gothic Knights, 25-18, 25-15, 25-15, on October 21 at the Stockton Sports Center. The Ospreys (23-4, 7-0 NJAC) extended their winning streak against NJAC opponents to 49 straight since October 28, 2009. Meanwhile, Stockton clinched the No. 1 seed in the 2014 NJAC Tournament with the win and prevailed for the 15thtime in 17 matches. NJCU (5-18, 0-7 NJAC) dropped its fifth in a row. In defeat,…
  • Limestone’s Gabriella Reid is the NCAA Division II Athlete of the Week

    21 Oct 2014 | 4:09 pm
    The Limestone College Saints senior forward Gabriella Reid had an amazing week on the soccer field. She helped her fellow teammates garner a victory over King University Tornado earlier in the week, by supplying an amazing hat trick to seal the 3-2 win. The Birmingham, England native continues to perform like a true Saint when she is in front a large crowd  at home or on the road. Reid scored three outstanding goals, one of which came as an assist from her teammate Zoe Fisher during the ninth minute of the game.  She ended up scoring the game-winning goal, after a teammate performed a free…
  • DSU Hornets Return to Action with Home Test Against Temple

    21 Oct 2014 | 3:27 pm
    Chelsea Boursiquot Courtesy: Rodney Adams The Game After nearly a two-week layoff, the Delaware State women’s soccer team (3-9-1) will welcome the Temple Owls (10-6-1, 3-4-1 AAC) to Alumni Stadium Wednesday evening at 7 p.m., in what will be the second to last home match of the season for the Hornets. Media Coverage » Live Stats (Free): Click Here » Twitter: @DSUWsoc@DSUAthletics The Opponent » Temple Owls (10-6-1, 3-4-1 AAC) To begin the season, the Owls ripped off seven straight wins, but have dropped three out of their last four.  Offensively, TU has totaled 24 goals, led by forward…
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  • Game 1, Win 1

    Daniel Ferguson
    10 Oct 2014 | 7:13 am
    It’s been nearly six months since the Bolts took the ice. After a whirlwind offseason that produced a bevy of new faces, it was finally game time. Last night was the home opener for the Tampa Bay Lightning. As soon as the puck hit the ice on the opening draw, the crowd of more than
  • Penguins Around the Rink: Malkin 99% for Thurs, 22 man Roster and more

    Robert Slavinsky
    8 Oct 2014 | 12:14 pm
    With just over 24 hours left until the beginning of the Penguins season, lets take a look at some of the stories from this week. “I think I will play.” Those are the words of Evgeni Malkin when speaking to the media about playing in the Season Opener against the Ducks on Thursday. Surely those
  • Teams and Players to Watch this Season

    Peter Rossi
    7 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    With the NHL season just days away, most fans are chomping at the bit for their favorite sport to return. It is time for the players to get ready to battle a long 82 game season on a quest for Lord Stanley’s prize. Now, there are certain teams and players which everyone know will be
  • Penguins Around the Rink: 7 Days Until the Start of a New Era

    Robert Slavinsky
    2 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    With just seven days until the Penguins regular season opener, GM Jim Rutherford and company have many decisions to make when it comes to the Roster. Will Kapenen make the team, how long will Malkin be out and who backs up Fleury? Evgeni Malkin’s mystery ailment It was on September 18th that head coach Johnston stated
  • Who should be the next captain of the Ottawa Senators?

    30 Sep 2014 | 3:32 pm
    It seems like it’s going to be a new era for the Ottawa Senators with so many veteran players gone. Hopefully  the new era comes with a Stanley Cup. First it was Dany Heatley who requested a trade back in 2009 because  he wasn’t getting enough playing time under young coach Cory Clouston. He frustrated
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  • Redskins Jekyll and Hyde Play Baffling

    Diane Chesebrough
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:36 pm
    The Washington Redskins’ 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans yesterday was desperately needed but difficult to watch at times. On any given play, fans saw brilliant design and execution or baffling mistakes and lack of discipline. It was like seeing a live version of the book Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. For anyone who doesn’t remember, Dr. Jekyll is the main character’s good friend. Mr. Hyde is his evil alter ego. For example: Hyde play: The game began with an Alfred Morris run and, even though the play went to the left behind Pro Bowl tackle Trent Williams, right tackle…
  • Redskins to Induct SB MVP Mark Rypien into Ring of Fame

    Diane Chesebrough
    18 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    Ashburn, Va. – The Washington Redskins will welcome more than 100 Redskins alumni into town for the team’s annual Homecoming game (called the College Savings Classic presented by Virginia529) on Sunday, October 19 as they host the Tennessee Titans. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. As announced in August at the team’s annual Welcome Home Luncheon, the Redskins will induct Super Bowl XXVI’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) Mark Rypien as the 46th member of its Ring of Fame. Rypien will be formally honored with induction at halftime of the homecoming game. Rypien was with the Redskins…
  • Washington Redskins: Trying to Find Solutions

    Diane Chesebrough
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Redskins RBs working together to get ready for Tennessee The Washington Redskins must put last week’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals — as well as the four defeats before that — behind them and get back to the business of trying to win football games… which they will attempt to do this Sunday when the Tennessee Titans come to town. The team worked all this week in the indoor practice bubble and the practices have been spirited. While it’s been said that good practices usually mean good games, this has not been the case recently with the Burgundy and Gold. And so, even as they…
  • Washington Redskins: Building Blocks for the Future

    Lake Lewis Jr
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:06 pm
    For the 2014 Washington Redskins it is now time to look beyond next week and on to the 2015 season. That may be a bit perplexing but this team has all but shot whatever BB’s out of their toy gun that they had. Now it’s time to be a “real” organization and to play and develop the younger guys on the roster. Get them on the field and let them take their lumps and hope they get better before next season comes around. At this point, the team is 1-5 and going nowhere in a hurry. Let head coach Jay Gruden now become the true face of the franchise. He should take a hard look at tackle…
  • Redskins Sign Rashad Ross to Practice Squad

    Diane Chesebrough
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:11 am
    Ashburn, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed wide receiver Rashad Ross to their practice squad and wide receiver Marvin McNutt, previously on the practice squad, was released. In addition, the team announced that it has commenced the 21-day practice periods for defensive end Stephen Bowen and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson, both of whom are currently on the team’s Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list. Ross (6’0″, 181 lbs.) originally signed with the Redskins as a free agent on May 23, 2014, and participated in training camp and the…
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  • Ohio State Moves Up In Polls After Rutgers Rout

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:56 am
    The Ohio State Buckeyes moved higher to number 12 in the coaches poll after routing Rutgers Saturday in the Ohio Stadium. The poll released Sunday is disappointing to Buckeye fans who are looking to move into one of the top spots before the season comes to an end. Rutgers wasn’t much of a challenge for OSU who finished the game with an impressive 56 points only allowing the Scarlet Knights to score 17. The BCS no longer includes the Coaches poll in calculating who plays for the National Title at the end of the year so it is irrelevant for the most part.
  • Ohio State Looks To Continue To Roll Against Maryland

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:36 pm
    If you ask me, and others, Maryland sports have a very obvious pecking order with hoops at the very top, football next, after which the rest of the entertaining things like lacrosse and soccer.  Unlike most universities, Maryland football doesn't possess a clear-cut, standard rivalry game that places some strange item from the very early 1900s at risk annually.  Among their most significant "rivals" must be Virginia, however the meeting has just been once-a-year since 1957, and with Maryland becoming a member of the Big Ten, there's no guarantee that they'll carry on and participate in the…
  • Buckeyes Freshman Johnnie Dixon Out For The Whole Season

    26 Sep 2014 | 1:58 am
    Ohio State Football: Buckeyes Lose Johnnie Dixon to Injury The Buckeyes, Ohio State Football team, have just lost a fourth freshman, Johnnie Dixon, to injury and he will be out for the rest of the 2014 season since he needs to undergo surgery on both knees as well as the time to recover. Urban Meyer, head coach, told the media that the wide receiver, Dixon, has been battling minor injuries since his junior year in high school.
  • Buckeyes Go Head to Head with Bearcats

    17 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    The current University of Cincinnati Bearcats logo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Fresh off their win against the Kent State Golden Flashes, the OSU Buckeyes are ready to face the Cincinnati Bearcats on September 27. In the 2013 season, the Bearcats finished third in the Big East (Now called the American) with a record of 9-4 and 6-2. The Bearcats’ so far have faced Toledo and will have Miami (OH) this weekend. Coming face to face with the Buckeyes shall be a challenge. Memphis & a non-conference game with Miami (FL) await them. Coming off a bye-week after their fresh win, the Buckeyes too will…
  • Ohio State Buckeyes Beat the Kent State Golden Flashes 66-0

    17 Sep 2014 | 8:42 am
    Kent State Golden Flashes athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Buckeye players have an ardent fan base. They are probably one of the most recognized teams in all the country. Buckeyes are also still considered one of the contenders for the top spot in the game despite their loss to Virginia Tech last week. The Kent state Golden Flashes on the other had, have had a pretty good run in the past but don’t play the level of competition or recruit the level of player that the Buckeyes do. Last week the Flashes went head to head with OSU in a nail biting game for about 10 minutes. This was…
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    Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides

  • 2014 NFL Week 8 Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints Free Pick

    David Grant
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:02 pm
    Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints (-1.5) Sunday, October 22 8:30pmEST Let’s keep this one simple. Using the OWR formula (rankings Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 8 Buffalo Bills at New York Jets Free Pick

    David Grant
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Buffalo Bills at New York Jets (-3) Sunday, October 22 1pmEST Percy Harvin! Percy Harvin! Percy Harvin! Hey did you hear about Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 8 Minnesota Vikings at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Free Pick

    David Grant
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:59 pm
    Minnesota Vikings at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-2.5) Sunday, October 22 1pmEST It’s an old-school Central Division match-up between the Vikings and Buccaneers. Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 8 Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans Free Pick

    David Grant
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans (+2) Sunday, October 22 1pmEST Fans of the Titans are losing their hair at a record rate. Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • OWR Week 8 2014 NFL Rankings

    David Grant
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:12 am
    So close to another perfect week, but no cigar – still, boasting a 16-7 record for the year. I hope a few Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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  • Die richtige Ausrüstung für den Garten zusammenstellen

    16 Oct 2014 | 12:31 pm
    Wenn Sie Ihren Garten pflegen, dann ist die Auswahl der richtigen Gartengeräte sehr wichtig. Hierzu gehören in jedem Fall ein Rasenmäher und ein Rasenkantenschneider. Dieser erreicht mühelos alle Stellen und ist unkompliziert in der Handhabung. Auf finden Sie eine große Auswahl an modernen Geräten, welche durch die Handhabung und die Leistung überzeugen können. Warum brauche ich einen Rasenkantenschneider? Selbst der beste Rasenmäher kann die Kanten des Rasens nicht erreichen. Oftmals befinden sich an den Seiten Blumenbeete oder Steine, auch…
  • Der Weinklimaschrank, die optimale Lagermöglichkeit für exklusive Getränke

    13 Oct 2014 | 10:50 am
    Ein 2 Zonen Weinklimaschrank ermöglicht die Lagerung von Weinen und besteht aus zwei verschiedenen Bereichen. Diese sind durch Glaswände voneinander getrennt und mit einer Temperaturregelung ausgestattet. Wenn Sie beispielsweise Rotwein und Weißwein lagern möchten, dann unterscheidet sich die optimale Temperatur deutlich. Durch den Weinklimaschrank sorgen Sie stets für die optimale Temperatur. Das Unternehmen Haitec aus Südtirol fertigt die Modelle individuell nach Maß und ermöglicht somit die Abstimmung auf Ihre Bedürfnisse. Zu den Kunden des Unternehmens gehören unter anderem…
  • Dekorative Gartenelemente auswählen: Die Schwengelpumpe

    8 Sep 2014 | 12:12 pm
    Wenn Sie Ihren Garten mit einem ganz besonderen Highlight ausstatten möchten, dann eignet sich eine dekorative Schwengelpumpe. Diese strahlen einen romantischen Flair aus und sind in verschiedenen Größen, Farben und Verzierungen erhältlich. Sie dienen gleichzeitig der Wasserversorgung und werden stromfrei betrieben. Das Wasser tritt durch die Pumpbewegungen aus und kann aufgefangen werden. Daher werden Schwengelpumpen auch in Schrebergärten verwendet, hier dienen sie der Versorgung mit Wasser zum Gießen der Blumen oder zum Bewässern des Gemüsebeetes. Einfache Varianten finden sich auf…
  • Die Besonderheiten der Keramikpfannen

    6 Sep 2014 | 2:16 am
    Ob Kochanfänger oder Profi, eine Keramikpfanne eignet sich für alle Köche. Sie verfügt über eine hochwertige Innenseite und ist kratzfest. Speisen brennen dank der Beschichtung nicht an, was Ihnen viel Ärger und Arbeit erspart. Beste Kochergebnisse gepaart mit einer einfachen Handhabung, dies sind die Kennzeichen der Keramikpfanne. Mit diesen Küchengeräten bereitet das Braten viel Freude und es lassen sich köstliche Speisen zaubern, von Bratkartoffeln über ein Steak bis hin zu einer Tomatensauce. Die anschließende Reinigung ist ebenfalls recht einfach, da keine Rückstände an der…
  • Ein ferngesteuerter Hubschrauber ist perfekt für den Familienausflug geeignet

    31 Aug 2014 | 2:19 am
    Wenn Sie den ferngesteuerten Hubschrauber zusammen mit der Familie nutzen, dann sind sowohl die Kinder als auch die Erwachsenen begeistert. Hier finden Sie eine Auswahl ferngesteuerter Hubschrauber im Test. Ob im Park oder im eigenen Garten, Fliegen ist aufregend und spannend. Um die Flugzeit bei elektrobetriebenen Modellen zu verlängern, nehmen Sie Ersatzakkus mit, diese lassen sich unkompliziert austauschen. Bei der Auswahl der Hubschrauber sollten Sie zudem auf die Reichweite achten, diese entscheidet über den Spaß bei der Nutzung. Eine zu kleine Reichweite wirkt einschränkend und…
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  • Amelia Andrilenas: Beauty in Body and Soul

    High School Illustrated
    10 Oct 2014 | 9:33 am
    By Kendall Murtha ‘Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners. – William Shakespeare, Othello We generally think of gymnastics as a sport in which the athlete’s body is their primary instrument. Each time Amelia “Millie” Andrilenas, a junior at Juniata High School in Washington, takes to the gymnastic floor she demonstrates that success in the sport comes from the fusion of her soul and her body to display the beauty of the physical form in motion. Amelia consistently receives top scores for her team…
  • Great Greens: Eating the Right Foods to Stay Healthy

    High School Illustrated
    6 Oct 2014 | 12:06 pm
    By Better Nutrition Greens aren’t just good for your health—they’re great. Green drinks, particularly, contain a healthy mix of nutrient-filled algae and grasses that offer detoxifying and alkalizing amino acids, minerals, and antioxidants. Greens are among my very favorite foods. Steamed, sautéed, raw—it doesn’t matter. Load up my plate and I’m happy. In fact, I’d eat them even if they weren’t so healthy! But I know that there are a lot of people who simply can’t stand the thought of eating kale, spinach, or broccoli. Here’s what…
  • Dream Big…Always: Tommy Paul Focuses On His Dreams

    High School Illustrated
    2 Oct 2014 | 1:57 pm
    To most of us, the net on a tennis court divides the physical space between the opponents; the place where they move and play, a boundary to define whether a ball is in or out. For Tommy Paul, one of the nation’s top teen tennis players, the net demarcates the psychic space of strategy, mental toughness, and a place where his dreams are fulfilled. “He has always liked to compete, and he hates to lose,” explained Tommy’s mother, Jill MacMillan. She continued that “Tommy is pretty good at dissecting his opponents and constructing points.” These words are from…
  • Empowering the Young for Life: National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Provides Opportunity, Training, and Vision for Young Athletes

    High School Illustrated
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:33 pm
    Jim Spier has been a fan of track and field since he was a high school student in the late 1950s. When he attended track and field events as an adult he got interested in the Junior events (under 20) and noticed that the Junior teams did not represent the makeup of the top high school track and field athletes in the nation. Together with his friend, Mike Byrnes, they did some digging, asking questions and studying the process. What Jim and Mike learned is that many young high school athletes could not advance to higher level sanctioned events. On their own, they launched an effort in the mid…
  • Strength Training: Well Balanced Training Is Key To Success

    High School Illustrated
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Strength training is a vital part of a balanced exercise routine that includes aerobic activity and flexibility exercises. Regular aerobic exercise, such as running or using a stationary bike, makes your muscles use oxygen more efficiently and strengthens your heart and lungs. When you strength train with weights, you’re using your muscles to work against the extra pounds (this concept is called resistance). This strengthens and increases the amount of muscle mass in your body by making your muscles work harder than they’re used to. Most people who work out with weights typically…
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  • Burning questions facing Big Ten teams (Part 1)

    Dylan Burkhardt
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    Big Ten players and coaches took to Chicago last week to face the media for the first time this season and answer questions about expectations, offseason development and more. With the start of the season less than a month away, we ran through the conference to look at one major question facing all 14 teams.  Iowa: Can the Hawkeyes bounce back from last year’s disappointing finish without Devyn Marble? In mid-February, Fran McCaffery appeared to be on the verge of his big breakthrough in Iowa City. The Hawkeyes were 19-6 and looked like a team headed for a top-5 NCAA tournament…
  • LeVert improving jumper, distribution as season approaches

    Alejandro Zúñiga
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:35 am
    Dustin Johnston The moment was emblematic of Michigan’s run to the Big Ten title last season. With the seconds ticking down in the first half of the Wolverines’ game against Michigan State on February 23rd, Caris LeVert caught a pass and immediately elevated for a three from his sweet spot, the left corner. As the ball arced toward the hoop, the guard turned and began sprinting back to the locker room. He didn’t need to keep watching to know the shot was going to drop. LeVert finished with 23 points that afternoon as part of a breakout sophomore campaign that saw his transformation into…
  • 2014-15 Player Preview: Zak Irvin

    Dylan Burkhardt
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    With the start of college basketball around the corner, we’re breaking down Michigan’s roster player-by-player. Previously: Spike Albrecht. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Zak Irvin was Michigan’s sixth man last season, but he never had trouble making himself noticed on the floor. When Irvin checked into the game he was ready to do one thing: shoot, and then shoot some more. Irvin shot the ball on 25.9% of Michigan’s offensive possessions while he was on the court. That’s more than Nik Stauskas, Caris LeVert or Glenn Robinson III, the focal points of last year’s offense. If…
  • How do you stop Michigan? ‘Hope they miss shots’

    Alejandro Zúñiga
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:22 am
    Dustin Johnston ROSEMONT, Ill. — If you like offense, you’ve enjoyed watching Michigan lately. The last two seasons, the Wolverines have led the nation in adjusted offensive efficiency, operating at such a high pace in 2013-14 that they finished with the best recorded mark in Ken Pomeroy’s history. Michigan returns plenty of talent from last year, including preseason All-Big Ten team member Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton, and Zak Irvin. Plus, the Wolverines should see immediate offensive contributions from 4-star forward Kameron Chatman. All told, John Beilein has said this may be his…
  • Five takeaways from Big Ten Media Day

    Alejandro Zúñiga
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
    Dustin Johnston ROSEMONT, Ill. — John Beilein, Caris LeVert, and Spike Albrecht were all in attendance to represent Michigan at Big Ten Media Day on Thursday morning. They were among the most popular groups at the event, fielding questions from reporters throughout the hour of availability. Though Wisconsin is the unanimous favorite to win the conference, coaches and players alike asserted that several other teams, including the Wolverines, could compete for the Big Ten title. And given Michigan’s penchant to reload rather than rebuild under Beilein, the attention Thursday wasn’t much…
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  • Man United doesn’t need another left-back

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:31 am
    MADRID (Sporting Alert) -- Manchester United are dismissing reports linking them with a move for Real Madrid left-back Marcelo in the next transfer window. The post Man United doesn’t need another left-back appeared first on
  • Bayern Munich, Shakhtar Donetsk hit seven in Champions League

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:19 pm
    LONDON (Sporting Alert) -- Bayern Munich and Shakhtar Donetsk both scored seven goals in their respective Champions League group wins on Tuesday night. The post Bayern Munich, Shakhtar Donetsk hit seven in Champions League appeared first on
  • Aguero, Yaya start: Man City favourites to beat CSKA

    BY Marcus Bloxam
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:41 am
    Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko lead the Manchester City attack in tonight's Champions League Group E claus with CSKA Moscow at the Arena Khimki. The post Aguero, Yaya start: Man City favourites to beat CSKA appeared first on
  • Bale OUT! Real Forward Won’t Face Liverpool, Ramos missing too

    Ron Snyder
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:01 am
    Forward Gareth Bale and defender Sergio Ramos have been ruled out of Real Madrid's Champions League Group B clash with Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday. The post Bale OUT! Real Forward Won’t Face Liverpool, Ramos missing too appeared first on
  • Mourinho: No mind-games, Costa to miss Maribor visit

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:19 pm
    LONDON (Sporting Alert) -- Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been ruled out of Tuesday night's Champions League clash with Maribor at Stamford Bridge and his manager Jose Mourinho reveals that this time it's no mind-games. The post Mourinho: No mind-games, Costa to miss Maribor visit appeared first on
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    Visitors Section

  • The Visitors Section: I Found Beer

    13 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guys get you ready to make new life choices and put in some resumes as the head coach of the New York Jets. Plus dumb animal tricks! Live!!!     *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about how Chelsea Peretti is in love with me.. *All audience members must be at least 18 years old. Everyone in your party must present a valid government identification card with proof of age. Your ID must…
  • The Visitors Section: The National Football League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    30 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Join Hosts Joe-sh(Josh) and Mike live! They will be talking about the NFL and Football. Take a shower afterwards you'll be dirty. *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about it’s good to be alone. And by alone we mean living in a complex of strangers on top of more strangers. *All audience members must be at least 18 years old. Everyone in your party must present a valid government identification card with proof of age. Your ID must have a…
  • The Visitors Section: The NFL is burning

    16 Sep 2014 | 8:08 pm
    Mike and Josh burn through Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season. Grab your favorite cold drink and a seat in the house that they built, The Visitors Section. The Men cover a wide range of football topics in an entertaining way. Do you like to laugh? you can either at them or with them. Do you like the show? Show support. You can follow them @Visitorssection or anywhere on the internet! 1 free google search with listen. Life, Love,Hate, and Football.
  • Visitors Section: The College Football EXTRAVAGANZA and company

    26 Aug 2014 | 8:00 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section college football.College preview! Top 5 Bottom 5, Who is not gonna win the Heisman, How to shut up, & stupid animal tricks Also, The men might cover 'how to know when no one cares what you have to say' and Fan favorite 'You're a blogger, not a journalist." Josh personally takes time to examine how annoying are Social Justice Warriors? When fighting injustice from a chair is hardwork. College Football college football college football college football. Football college football. Plus dumb animal tricks! Live!!!     *If you would like to be…
  • The Visitors Section: We're the bad guy

    11 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the Mike tries really hard just to get through thirty minutes of solid football filled banter, the guys explore the deeper meanings of the universe and talk about proper behavior in today’s ever changing social environment. Plus dumb animal tricks.       *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about how when your wife cheats on you and wants you out of the house so she can shack up with some…
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    Daily Milan

  • LIVE: AC Milan vs Chievo

    4 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
    Milan. Abbiati; De Sciglio, Rami, Alex, Abate; Bonaventura, De Jong, Muntari; Menez, Torres, Honda Bench: Agazzi, Gori, Albertazzi, Armero, Bonera, Mexes, Zaccardo, Essien, Poli, El Shaarawy. Niang, Pazzini Chievo: Bardi; Biraghi, Zukanovic, Dainelli, Frey; Hetemaj, Cofie, Radovanovic; Paloschi, Birsa, Maxi Lopez. Bench: Bizzarri, Seculin, Sardo, Edimar, Cesar, Mangani, Bellomo, Kupisz, Pellissier, Meggiorini, Lazarevic
  • LIVE: Cesena vs AC Milan

    28 Sep 2014 | 4:53 am
    AC Milan : Abbiati, Abate, Rami, Zapata, De Sciglio; Poli, de Jong; Honda, Menez, Bonaventura, Torres Bench:Agazzi, Gori, Bonera, Albertazzi, Rami, Mexes, Armero, Poli, Niang, Muntari, Pazzini, El Shaarawy Cesena: Leali; Capelli, Lucchini, Volta, Renzetti, Zè Eduardo, Cascione, Coppola, Brienza, Marilungo, Succi. Bench: Agliardi, Bressan, Mazzotta, Krajnic, Perico, De Feudis, Giorgi, Succi, Djuric, Defrel, Garritano
  • LIVE: Empoli vs AC Milan

    23 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    AC Milan:Abbiati, Abate, Bonera, Zapata, De Sciglio, Van Ginkel, De Jong, Muntari, Honda, Torres, Menez Bench:Agazzi, Gori, Mexes, Rami, Zaccardo, Albertazzi, Armero, Poli, Bonaventura, El Shaarawy, Niang, Pazzini. Empoli:Sepe, Laurini, Tonelli, Rugani, Mario Rui, Vecino, Valdifiori, Croce, Verdi, Tavano, Puciarelli Bench:
  • LIVE: AC Milan vs Juventus

    20 Sep 2014 | 10:14 am
    Milan: Abbiati; Abate, Zapata, Rami, De Sciglio; Poli, de Jong, Muntari; El Shaararwy, Menez, Honda. Bench: Agazzi, Gori, Mexes, Torres, Pazzini, Albertazzi, Niang, Van Ginkel, Armero, Bonventura, Zaccardo Juventus: Buffon, Caceres, Bonucci, Chiellini; Lichtsteiner, Pereyra, Marchisio, Pogba, Asamoah; Llorente, Tevez. Bench: Storari, Rubinho, Romulo, Pepe, Morata, Coman, Giovinco, Evra, Ogbonn, Padoin, Vidal, Mattiello
  • LIVE: Parma vs AC Milan

    14 Sep 2014 | 9:55 am
    Match download links First Half Second Half OFFICIAL LINEUPS Milan: Lopez; Abate, Alex, Bonera (C), De Sciglio; Poli, De Jong, Muntari; Honda, Menez, Bonaventura Bench: Abbiati, Agazzi, Albertazzi, Rami, Zapata, Armero, Essien, Van Ginkel, Saponara, Niang, Pazzini Parma: Mirante; Ristovski, Felipe, Lucarelli, De Ceglie; Acquah, Lodi, Jorquera; Ghezzal, Belfodil, Cassano Bench: Cordaz, Iacobucci, Mendes, Mauri, […]
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    UNPACKIN' it Ministries

  • NFL UPDATE with Freddie Scott II

    17 Oct 2014 | 5:49 pm
    Freddie Scott II comes on the show to talk about surprises in the NFL…the Tennessee Titan’s win last weekend after speaking to them during chapel about being “all-in”…and the uniqueness of this time of year for NFL teams.  segment 3 for 10-17-14  
  • UNDER REVIEW: Issues Involving Locker Room Culture and Hazing

    17 Oct 2014 | 5:34 pm
    Ed Uszynski joins the UNPACKIN’ it show for his weekly segment with Bryce. They have an intriguing and thought-provoking discussion, as the issue of locker room culture and hazing is put UNDER REVIEW.  segment 2 for 10-17-14
  • 50 MINUTES of World Series Talk, Ties, Trap Games & NFL Weekend Preview

    17 Oct 2014 | 5:13 pm
    This weekend’s 50-Minute show unpacks the World Series, an NFL preview with Freddie Scott, the NBA season, and ties in sports. Bryce also talks about a father and son going against each other on Sunday in the Packers vs. Panthers game, shares a faith and sports thought on avoiding trap games, and discusses locker room culture with Ed Uszynski.  FULL 50 MINUTE
  • 25 MINUTES of Belief in Broncos, Prank of Patriots’ Owner, and Bryce’s BEST

    17 Oct 2014 | 4:53 pm
    On this weekend’s 25-Minute show, Bryce brings his BEST stories from the week and shares a faith and sports thought on how to avoid trap games. Bryce talks Denver Broncos being America’s Team, the Patriots’ owner wearing basketball shoes against the Jets, and Jim Harbaugh getting the most camera shots during NFL games.  25 Minute Show for 10-17-14
  • INTERVIEW with Jason Avant

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:23 pm
    Jason Avant, Carolina Panthers’ wide receiver, comes on the show to tell us about transitioning to Charlotte after playing eight seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.segment 2 for 10-10-14
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  • Great Softball Gifts on Pinterest

    14 Oct 2014 | 1:26 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet Every now and then, I like to get on Pinterest for inspiration. I always see something interesting or cool or crazy or amazing when I visit. Last time I decided to open up the pinterest app on my iPhone, I really wasn’t looking for softball gifts, but great ones kept popping up! So I decided to create a softball gifts board so I could pin them all in one place to share with you. Check out the cool softball gifts I saw here ~ Enjoy!!! Share this article: Click Here to Tweet
  • One crazy way to improve your coaching

    23 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet Softball coaching tips are everywhere. Obviously, there are a ton right here on this website. When it comes to improving team or athlete performance, there are some basic “must do’s.” In order for athletes to perform well you must: Equip your players to think on their feet and make good decisions in competition Create an environment in which your players take responsibility for their performance Continue learning Listen to your players! Prepare your team well with good quality practices and instruction But there is ONE thing that can…
  • 11 Phrases Successful Athletes Never Say On Game Day

    25 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet Short and sweet. Here are 11 phrases successful athletes never say one game day (and probably not on any other day either)… Successful athletes don’t look for something to blame. They look and their performance, think about how they can do better next time, and work on it.  They don’t stay focused on the “coulda, woulda, shouldas.” No matter what, they want to do their best and help their team in any way they can, no matter what that may entail, no matter who is “supposed” to do it or not. Successful athletes…
  • Twitter is not a recruiting nightmare, poor choices are

    10 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet I shared my thoughts on social media before. This topic came up again when I saw this headline in my Facebook Newsfeed… Georgia coach Mark Richt dropped a recruit because of his tweetsUnder that it said, “Twitter is a recruiting nightmare.” I disagree. Twitter is just a tool, just a platform through which people can communicate. HOW YOU CHOOSE TO USE IT however, can cause problems for you if you make bad choices. The bottom line is, YOUR choices affect opportunities you receive and ones you get taken away from you. Don’t blame…
  • Why you need to aim higher than “the best” on your team

    29 Jul 2014 | 4:02 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet I shared this thought with my 14yo daughter the other night. I let her know I was happy she out works and out trains a lot of her teammates, BUT… I encouraged her to not get complacent with that, to aim higher. After all, in competition, the only people it matters to “outdo” are your opponents! Out working your teammates is great, but you’re not fighting against them in competition. I’m happy to say, she understood exactly what I was taking about The same is true for performance. It’s awesome if you’re the best…
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    Sports WAR

  • Dion Jordan rejoins Dolphins from suspension

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:42 pm
    Finally, The Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has returned after missing first six-game of the season while serving his suspension for twice violating the league’s drug policies. Dion Jordan returned to the practice field today. READ: — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) October 21, 2014 The 24-year-old took part in the team’s practice Tuesday for preparing a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend. Former No. 3 overall pick, was also allowed to take part in the exhibition season, said he’s doubtful whether…
  • Lehmann’s contract extended as Australia Coach

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has been rewarded with a contract extension until 30 June 2017, Cricket Australia announced on Friday. BREAKING: Some great news for Darren Lehmann and Australian cricket: — (@CricketAus) October 17, 2014 The 44-year-old former Test batsman, whose current contract as a coach had been due to expire in mid-2016, but Cricket Australia has extended his contract for another year following his successful 5-0 Ashes campaign and a recent series triumph in South Africa. “I have thoroughly…
  • Cristiano Ronaldo gets 100 million fans on Facebook

    14 Oct 2014 | 9:07 pm
    Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo became the first sportsman to have 100 million Facebook followers on the planet. The 29-year-old has now got nearly 30 million more Facebook followers than Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who have 74 million followers on Facebook. The Portuguese superstar uploaded a video on his official Facebook page, thanking his fans for achieving 100 million likes. Post by Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo also winning the most follower game on Twitter with over 30 million followers – 10 million ahead of the next most popular Brazilian athlete Kaka, who have around 21…
  • Early Indicators for the 2015 Superbowl

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:45 pm
    Five weeks have already flown by in the National Football League calendar, and it is at this time of the season where strong opinions can be formed as to which team will be lifting the Vince Lombardi Trophy at Superbowl XXXXIX, next February in Arizona. Here are some of the main protagonists who’ll aim to walk away with the big prize in just under four months’ time. #456771100 / The most recent Superbowl was between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, with Seattle running out the very convincing 43-8 winners. Bookmakers Betfair have these two teams at the head of…
  • Lancashire appoint Ashley Giles as new head coach and cricket director

    7 Oct 2014 | 8:33 pm
    Lancashire have confirmed the appointment of Former England limited-overs coach Ashley Giles as their new cricket director and head coach with immediate effect. The 41-year-old Ashes-winning spinner has made his return to county cricket as a replacement for Mike Watkinson, who stepped down from his post on Monday after the Red Rose county were relegated to Division Two. “Lancashire is a massive club with a rich pedigree and history, and I am thrilled by the prospect of coaching them,” Giles said in Lancashire’s website “Emirates Old Trafford is a stunning international…
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    Sports Turf Northwest

  • Women’s World Cup Controversy: How Sterile is Your Artificial Pitch?

    25 Sep 2014 | 2:15 pm
    Right now, the 2015 Women’s World Cup is a testy topic in the news. Have you heard what is going on? This year, the Men’s World Cup was played on real grass, and the women are slated to play on artificial turf or artificial pitches in 2015 for the Women’s World Cup to be held […] The post Women’s World Cup Controversy: How Sterile is Your Artificial Pitch? appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • Get a Great Deal! Demo GreenZapr Available for a Ridiculous Price

    18 Sep 2014 | 9:21 am
    We have shared some fabulous memories with our beloved “Greenie” the GreenZapr, but it has come time for us to part ways. After a good life performing and modeling, we know it is time for Greenie to find a loving and caring home elsewhere. Two years ago, Greenie came into our lives as a tool […] The post Get a Great Deal! Demo GreenZapr Available for a Ridiculous Price appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • Bodily Fluids + Artificial Turf + Your Child = Serious Health Issues

    Mike Woelfel
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Moms, you have taken the safety of children to new levels. No longer can a child ride a bike without being bubble wrapped. No longer can a kid freely play in their own yard without NSA approved video surveillance.  And god forbid if a child needs to be driven two blocks without first donning a […] The post Bodily Fluids + Artificial Turf + Your Child = Serious Health Issues appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • 2 Year Anniversary Sale on Artificial Turf Equipment: Our Best Moments and a Extended Warranty Offer

    13 Aug 2014 | 10:48 am
    We’ve got a 2 Year Anniversary Sale, but it’s not just about price but about an extended Warranty Offer on two of our best selling artificial turf products: Greensgroomer 920 SDE and the 760 LitterKat turf sweeper.  More about our special offer later, first let’s take a look back at our first 2 years in […] The post 2 Year Anniversary Sale on Artificial Turf Equipment: Our Best Moments and a Extended Warranty Offer appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • New For 2014-GreensGroomer 920 SDE & 920 E along with 960 miniZapr XL

    1 Aug 2014 | 3:36 pm
    Sports Turf Northwest is excited to announce  new and redesigned GreensGroomer Worldwide equipment for 2014.   GreensGroomer has launched three new pieces of maintenance equipment to help keep synthetic turf, golf courses and even indoor athletic facilities in working order. 920 SDE – Synthetic Sports Turf Groomer with Blue Brushes *Photo shown with optional Spring […] The post New For 2014-GreensGroomer 920 SDE & 920 E along with 960 miniZapr XL appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
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    Junior D Sports

  • JDS Podcast Episode 93: Record Breakers

    Junior D
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    In this week’s show Junior D and Lou discuss how the college football top 10 should look like, which conferences will be represented in the playoff, record breakers in the NFL and who the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 7

    Junior D
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    Last week I went 9-6 bringing my season total to 52-39…not too shabby so far. Most teams have shown their true colors while there are a few like Houston and Cincinnati that don’t know if... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 92: Lou Hates Jim Brown

    Junior D
    15 Oct 2014 | 4:13 am
    In this week’s show Junior D and Lou discuss the continuing shake up of the NCAA AP Top 25 and what the college football playoff will look like. We get a bit amped up discussing the current... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • He’s Back!

    Rich M
    11 Oct 2014 | 7:52 am
    It’s only been 7 long months since Rick Nash stepped into Nationwide Arena for the first time as a member of the New York Rangers. A lot has happened to both franchises since then. Columbus has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 6

    Junior D
    9 Oct 2014 | 4:29 am
    I’m glad week 5 is over and the bleeding has stopped. My record last week was an abysmal 6-9 which brings my season total to 43-33 against the spread. This week’s games look a bit more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Improving Sports

  • How should the NFL handle intentional injuries?

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:48 pm
    A week ago, Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen called for the NFL to suspend Vontaze Burfict, linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals, following the teams’ matchup on October 12. Olsen claimed that Burfict twice twisted the ankles of Carolina players (Olsen … Continue reading →
  • 3 thoughts for football fans to consider

    7 Oct 2014 | 7:52 pm
    NCAAF and NFL, here we go: How about no overtime except for bowl games and playoffs? The NFL OT system is still too controversial and the college one is far too easy for offenses. After 60 minutes, players are tired, … Continue reading →
  • Playoff improvement for Major League Baseball

    23 Sep 2014 | 5:22 pm
    One of my first articles for Improving Sports broke down the positives and negatives of the MLB’s expanded playoffs in 2012. Here we are two years later, and no one is still complaining about the plan to have ten postseason … Continue reading →
  • Can the NFL fix it’s own administrative mess?

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:43 pm
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbough responded to recent news of a player’s domestic violence situation by noting: He will not support (or keep) players who are guilty of such crimes. He will wait for the legal process to progress … Continue reading →
  • Mid-season NBA tourney – Good for fans, bad for players?

    11 Aug 2014 | 5:42 pm
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently revealed that the league is considering adding a mid-season tournament to the NBA schedule. One of the reasons (though not the only reason) that Silver owns such a high approval rating this early in his … Continue reading →
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    50 bpm

  • Few random things I've done in last month.

    Paweł Chalacis
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    I’ve been keeping myself quite busy over the last few weeks. First of all I’m back on training after I recovered from North Shore Marathon, but more - we’ve planned a trip for 3 weeks in a row. I must say, it is little challenging to manage training schedule while traveling, but I think I’m getting better at it ;).
  • Athlete’s heart and why you should test yourself.

    Paweł Chalacis
    23 Sep 2014 | 3:02 pm
    This post was in my backlog for a long time, but there was always something more important to do. Meanwhile I’ve moved around the world and raised my fitness to the point it has never been before, my blood results were never better and my VO2Max sits around 60 (which is great considering almost 10 years of smoking). But, couple of years ago I got scared a little and had my heart tested.
  • First impressions of my new Garmin Fenix 2 GPS watch and Fenix 2 vs 910xt comparison.

    Paweł Chalacis
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:56 pm
    I was not lucky with getting this upgrade. The very next day after I ordered it, Clever Training reduced the Fenix 2 price by $100. It was stopped for customs clearance and I needed to pay duty on it (first time!) and had to chase post office to give me informations about the state of delivery multiple times. Few days before North Shore Marathon it arrived. And it was worth waiting for!
  • I’ve done my first marathon!

    Paweł Chalacis
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:51 pm
    Last Sunday, after months of preparation I’ve finished my first marathon distance race. My plan was to get to the finish line in 3:45. It took 14 minutes longer though, but I’m still really happy to do it below 4 hours. Here is what I’ve learned.
  • 7 weeks to North Shore Marathon, training progress and Lactate Threshold test results.

    Paweł Chalacis
    17 Jul 2014 | 8:41 pm
    I’ve never felt more fit in my life. Yes, there is still some weight to be dropped and I definitely want to go faster, but last couple of heavy weeks start to pay off. After the whole house move thingy I’m back on the track, hitting 10 hours per week mark with no problems. My performance chart never looked better ;)
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    The Confidential

  • Clemson and Oregon Schedule Home and Home for 2077 & 2082

    21 Oct 2014 | 2:10 pm
    If you are a fan of college football, you get excited when two marquee programs agree to play each other in the future.  Who can wait for Texas- Michigan in 2021?  And Notre Dame-Florida State in 2024?  We cannot. And the prospects of any game featuring the high-powered offense of Chad Morris for the Clemson Tigers or the super-high octane offense of the Oregon Ducks get the proverbial juices flowing. Well, what if the two teams played each other?  How much fun would that be?  Well, you will get your wish.  Sort of.  The Clemson Tigers and Oregon Ducks have agreed to a Home and Home in…
  • The Confidential’s ACC Standings Poll: Week 9

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    The standings are starting to become even clearer, as all six correspondents voting correspondents had the same top 3, and 5/6 had the same top 5.  Spots 6 through 10 are a mess though.  Here are the poll standings as of today and a brief synopsis: 10.Pittsburgh (4-3), 9 points.  The Panthers REALLY needed a win and got it against Virginia Tech.  With Georgia Tech, Duke, and Miami remaining on the schedule, Pitt can still make some noise in the Coastal at 2-1 in division play.  Next up: Georgia Tech. 9. Miami (4-3), 12 points.  The Hurricanes got a week off to regroup.  On Thursday,…
  • Notre Dame in the Playoff?

    19 Oct 2014 | 10:32 am
    There are hundreds of newspaper articles and blog entries about last night’s game between Florida State and Notre Dame, which Florida State obviously won.  With the win, Florida State moves to 7-0 and is positioned well for the college football playoff.  Mississippi and Mississippi State are also undefeated (for now), setting one of them up to be in the playoff after they play at season’s end.  Obviously, an SEC team WILL be in the playoff.  Beyond that, everyone that matters (i.e. not Marshall) has at least one loss already.  So who would get the final two slots?  The…
  • Fantasy Football Entry Page: Week 9/Free October Contest!

    19 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    Remember, the Confidential’s Fantasy Football game is structured to allow late entries.  THERE IS STILL TIME TO ENTER AND WIN THE OVERALL CONTEST!  But we are also running a separate free contest for October alone.  See below. OCTOBER CONTEST: The entrant with the highest score during one of the four October weekends will receive $25.00 via PayPal.  Hard to see anyone toppling Brian!  But remember to enter anyway. OVERALL CONTEST: We don’t go by total points for the whole season; rather, we just allow teams to win the week or not.  Whoever wins the most weeks, wins the overall…
  • Week 8 Fantasy Football Results

    19 Oct 2014 | 10:03 am
    The Confidential is running a fantasy football contest each week and during the regular season.  Here are the rules.  Remember, you can enter in Week 9 and still be eligible for the overall prize–which is given to the entrant who wins the most weeks.  But, for now, let’s recap the Week 8 results: OVERALL WEEKLY WINNERS: Week #1 Winner:  Lenville Cards, 128.4 pts Week #2 Winner: ACaffrey, 117.2 pts Week #3 Winner: MCaffrey, 127.0 points Week #4 Winner: Lenville Cards, 127.5 pts Week #5 Winner: Brian, 154.8 pts Week #6 Winner: Brian, 131.1 pts Week #7 Winner: MCaffrey, 123.2 pts…
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    fanatix Sport News

  • NBA Season Preview 2014/15: San Antonio Spurs

    Sumeet Paul
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:42 am
    Popovich and ‘Big Three’ are back again as they look to win a sixth championship… READ MORE: Find NFL International Series tickets online! NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Houston Rockets NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Memphis Grizzlies NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Dallas Mavericks NBA Season Preview 2014/15 New Orleans Pelicans The San Antonio Spurs won the fifth NBA championship of the Tim Duncan era last season, but can the defending champions go again this year and defend their title? Last Season “Men lie, women lie. Buckets don’t”. Hat-tip to Dion Waiters for…
  • Former Chelsea boss wants surprise reunion with current Blues star in the Bundesliga

    Tom Seymour
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:18 am
    Di Matteo wants Torres to join him at Schalke. Schalke 04 manager Roberto di Matteo has identified one of his former Chelsea players as a January transfer target – Fernando Torres, reports CaughtOffside. SEE ALSO: Chelsea 6-0 Maribor – player ratings. Liverpool v Real Madrid live streaming guide and Champions League preview. Anderlecht v Arsenal live stream guide and Champions League preview. Torres is out of favour at Stamford Bridge under current boss Jose Mourinho and was loaned to AC Milan for the 2014/15 season as a result, with a return to West London unlikely with the…
  • NBA Season Preview 2014/15: Indiana Pacers

    Sumeet Paul
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    Pacers show faith in Coach Vogel after he signed contract extension this summer… READ MORE: Find NFL International Series tickets online! NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Chicago Bulls NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Detroit Pistons NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Milwaukee Bucks The Indiana Pacers topped the Eastern Conference last season, but injuries and trades have ensured that they will not be able to repeat their success this year. Last Season With expectations rising after success in previous years, the Pacers delivered in the regular-season by…
  • NBA news: Nikola Vucevic agrees new four-year deal with Orlando Magic

    Sumeet Paul
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:18 am
    Vucevic has grown into a consistent double-double center… READ MORE: Find NFL International Series tickets online! NBA Season Preview 2014/15 Orlando Magic Magic select Aaron Gordon: Orlando take Gordon with fourth overall pick in 2014 Draft. Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic has agreed to terms on a new four-year deal worth $53m with the franchise, according to team sources. The Orlando Sentinel was the first to report the news that the two parties were finalising terms on a new deal, with ESPN sources later confirming the story. While there is still no confirmation from the…
  • Chelsea news and rumour roundup: Surprise reunion at Schalke, injury woes for Man United clash and snubbed by Barcelona star

    Tom Seymour
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:12 am
    The biggest stories on Wednesday for the Blues. New Schalke 04 manager Roberto di Matteo wants reunion with Chelsea’s Fernando Torres The Italian took charge at Schalke this season for his first job since being sacked by Roman Abramovich back in 2012. Now di Matteo wants to bring a member of his squad from his former club by signing attacking outcast Torres, according to the Daily Express. The Spain international is currently on-loan at AC Milan after being deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. SEE ALSO: Chelsea 6-0 Maribor – player ratings. Anderlecht v Arsenal live…
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  • The Stephen Weiss conundrum and what it means for the Red Wings

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    He’s scored 20 goals in a season four times. He’s notched more than 60 points twice. Yet he’s resigned to press box purgatory, watching guys eight and 10 years younger fill his spot. Before Saturday, Stephen Weiss hadn’t played in an NHL game since December 10th. The past two years, he’s missed 66 percent of the games his team has played in. Most of that is due to injury, but Weiss is only 31. All accounts say he’s finally healthy and has plenty of energy. There just isn’t a spot for him. Andrej Nestrasil and Tomas Jurco snagged the only open forward…
  • I want to believe: finding the meaning in the Lions’ inexplicable win over the Saints

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Jim Caldwell stepped to the podium as he does every week. He knew he had to talk first, that he needed an opening statement, a couple of words to summarize the game. He couldn’t find any. “Alright. Games in this league are…” Caldwell shook his head. “…are, uh, are crazy.” When it was 23-10 I was sitting with a friend who had grown up a Lions fan but had moved out of state. He still paid attention, but became apathetic to actually watching the games. “At a certain point they have to show me something,” he told me. This game was not that.
  • Red Wings rumor roundup: The latest on Tyler Myers and a list of some other defenseman Detroit has interest in

    19 Oct 2014 | 7:38 pm
    Every Sunday I’ll bring you a recap of all the legitimate Red Wings-related transaction and signing rumors from the previous week. I see all this stuff anyway. I figured I might as well share it with you. • The Red Wings inquired about acquiring Buffalo defenseman Tyler Myers, according to TSN’s Elliotte Friedman. The Sabres wanted Anthony Mantha. Detroit said no. Talks fizzled after that. TSN’s Darren Dreger told a Toronto radio station that he expects Myers to be moved, but maybe not any time soon. TSN’s Bob McKenzie also said that Detroit was one of many asking…
  • The Book On: Gustav Nyquist, the worst shootouter in Red Wings history

    17 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Gustav Nyquist is the absolute worst, and he’s extending his lead. Despite being one of the Red Wings’ most skilled players this side of Pavel Datsyuk, Nyquist’s shootout numbers are the lowest ever seen in a Red Wings uniform. Before Nyquist came along, no Red Wing had more than four shootout attempts without a goal. Nyquist is 0-for-6 after missing the net against Boston on Wednesday. Among those who have better shootout numbers than Nyquist: Tomas Holmstrom (1-for-4), Niklas Kronwall (1-for-2), Patrick Eaves (2-for-6) and Drew Miller (1-for-2). Nobody really needs the…
  • The 2014 Royals, the 2006 Tigers and rooting for your own gut punch

    15 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    All #Royals fans right now ⬇️ #TakeTheCrown — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) October 15, 2014 The Royals won again. They probably will go to the World Series. They might win it. If they do, the Royals will have two championships since the Tigers’ last. That final fact prevented me from jumping into the Royals run after the Tigers were knocked out in ALDS. Nobody wants the Cardinals to win again. The Giants, I mean, 2012. The bandwagon options were the Royals or the Orioles. At least the Orioles have made four playoff trips since they last won it all. At…
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    Long Island Pulse

  • LI Connection to New Baseball Documentary
    8 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Another intricate sports story and another connection to Long Island. Did you know the founder of Big League Chew grew up on Long Island? Rob Nelson, a pitcher at Nassau County Community College and at Cornell University, partnered with former teammate and baseball notable Jim Bouton to launch the product in the 1970s. Nelson played with Bouton on the Portland Mavericks in 1977, an independent team founded by Bing Russell, the late actor and father of Kurt Russell, and grandfather of former big leaguer Matt Franco. Nelson’s name came across the sports radar again this year after the younger…
  • Speedy Claxton Inducted to NYCB HOF
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:22 am
    The honors keep piling up for Hofstra and Long Island basketball great Speedy Claxton. He was inducted to the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame earlier this month. Already a member of Hofstra’s Athletic Hall of Fame, Claxton jumped on board as an assistant coach with the basketball program last season after spending the previous two years as a scout with Golden State in the NBA. The Speedy Claxton File (Hofstra) • Graduated from Hofstra in 2000 as one of only six players in school history to score 2,000 career points (2,015) • Graduated as the program’s all-time leader in both…
  • Sports on Plum Island
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Imagine Plum Island as something other than the Animal Disease Center that it is today and people would think you’re crazy. But long before it was used by the Department of Homeland Security to study foreign animal diseases it was occupied by soldiers at Fort Terry. Those soldiers had to keep occupied on the island just off the coast of the North Fork, so they took to open land and played sports. Photos of the athletic history on Plum Island are currently being featured in the administrative complex on the island in an exhibit supplied by the Southold Historical Society. Tours and access to…
  • HU Hoops Gets New Arena Floor
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Continuing with its progressive thinking, the Hofstra University Depart of Athletics hosted a contest for fans, students, designers and artists to submit possible basketball court designs. The court has already been completed in the Hofstra Basketball Practice Facility and will be redone in the Mack Sports Complex later this summer, according to the university’s Office of Athletic Communications. There were nine winners that each contributed some component of the final court design, Hofstra said. “We thank all the wonderful Hofstra Basketball fans that submitted potential court…
  • Legendary Sportscaster Bob Wolff Makes Guinness Book of World Records
    22 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    Just when you thought Bob Wolff couldn’t do anything more impressive in a career that has seen one remarkable moment after another, the legendary Long Island sportscaster earned his way into the Guinness Book of World Records for the second time. He now has the “longest career as a broadcaster.” Wolff’s record was certified during a special pre-game ceremony at Yankee Stadium in the spring. He also holds the world record for “longest career as sportscaster.” This is a man used to recognition for his work. He’s enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the National…
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    DC Pro Sports Report

  • Nationals’ Williams Wins Manager of the Year

    Thomas Threlkeld
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:03 am
    Well, the title pretty much tells the tale — Washington Nationals skipper Matt Williams has been named the Sporting News National League Manager of the Year in his first season with the club. Mike Scioscia of the Los Angeles Angels won the award in the American League. It’s a good start to Williams’ managing career, since 2014 was the first season he’s been a skipper in the big leagues. Scioscia, who has won the award three times now, has been the Angels manager for 15 years. The Nationals under-achieved in 2013 and Manager Davey Johnson retired. General Manager Mike…
  • Redskins Stock Report: Game 7

    Thomas Threlkeld
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:32 pm
    BLUE CHIP STOCK OF THE WEEK KAI FORBATH — The Washington placekicker had to fight to hold on to his job in the preseason, but it appears the team made the right decision. Forbath has made seven straight field goal kicks — including yesterday’s game-winner — since his terrible 33-yard miss in Philadelphia back in week three. For the season Forbath is 11 of 12 on field goals [91.7 percent]. Five of Forbath’s last nine kickoffs have gone for touchbacks and on the season teams are averaging less than 19 yards per return on his kickoffs. In other words, Forbath is one…
  • Caps assign Tom Wilson to Hershey, Jay Beagle returns

    Mark Buterbaugh
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:26 pm
    The Washington Capitals have assigned F Tom Wilson to AHL affiliate Hershey Bears.   Wilson has not played in the first five games this season due to rehabilitation of a broken fibula that led to surgery during the off-season. Wilson will debut in Chocolatetown this weekend.  He will likely play a few rehabilitation and conditioning games in the AHL before getting the recall to join the Caps.  The Bears have started out their season atop the East Division with a 3-1 record.  If you want to catch Wilson in Hershey, they face Wilkes-Barre Scranton on Saturday and Lehigh Valley on Sunday at…

    Thomas Threlkeld
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:20 pm
    Vote in the latest DC Pro Sports Report poll and tell us who was the most valuable player of the week 7 Washington Redskins win over the Tennessee Titans. Was it: WR Pierre Garacon WR Desean Jackson PK Kai Forbath QB Colt McCoy VOTE NOW IN THE POLL ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE SCREEN!
  • The 5th Quarter: Redskins 19 Titans 17

    Thomas Threlkeld
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:13 pm
    THE GAME TURNED WHEN… WR Desean Jackson drew a 22-yard pass interference penalty on Titans CB Jason McCourty on third down and one gave the Skins the ball on Tennessee’s 9-yard line with less than a minute in regulation. DJax had just beaten the Titans’ secondary moments earlier, but the long reception was negated by a hands-to-the-face penalty against C Kory Lichtensteiger — one of several big plays negated in this game by stupid penalties on the Skins. Not long after the penalty, though, Jackson again beat the Titans secondary and McCourty had to reach out and grab…
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  • UFC Heavyweight-Soa Palelei Interview | by Travis Brown

    4 Oct 2014 | 8:46 am
    We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to ask UFC Heavyweight, Soa Palalei, a few questions leading up to his November 7th fight, which is part of the Rockhold vs. Bisping Fight Night card in Sydney, Australia.Soa "the Hulk" Palelei is one of my personal favorites.  This was a big treat for me, and I hope the dude does work November 7th.   Be sure to Follow Soa on Twitter:  @SoatheHulk Thanks to Travis Brown for coming up with the Soa Palelei Interview Questions, it's much appreciated. Coming off the loss to wrestler, Jared Rosholt, what valuable…
  • Dak Prescott | Introduction by J. Short

    25 Sep 2014 | 2:39 pm
    by Jeremiah Short, originally posted on Peach State College Sports Who’s Dakota Prescott? Simple Answer: He’s the 6’2, 230-pound quarterback who led his team to victory over perennial power the LSU Tigers this past Saturday. Their first victory over a top-10 opponent in 14 years and first win in “Death Valley’ since 1991. Real Answer: Dak, as known by most, is the “program-changing” quarterback who has lifted Mississippi State from obscurity to national prominence. The Mississippi State coaching staff and fan base always knew what they had in…
  • Mississippi State vs LSU | Now or Never

    19 Sep 2014 | 7:15 pm
    by Jeremiah Short, originally posted on Peach State College Sports Tyson Lee failing to score on the goaline against LSU in 2009 signifies the entire Dan Mullen Era. The Bulldogs have always been one inch, one play, one player and one “statement” game short of ascending from a “Team on the Rise” to legit SEC Title contender under the sixth-year coach.Auburn 2010: The Bulldogs were faced with an opportunity to beat the eventual national champion. Chris Relf attempted to lead a game-winning drive. It was a valiant attempt. But Leon Berry, a Bulldog receiver, dropped a…
  • Deontay Wilder Interview | by Team LeftJab

    13 Sep 2014 | 2:12 pm
    Another interview by our friends over at Team LeftJab. This time Deontay Wilder joins Team LeftJabRadio. Be sure to check them out. Website | TeamLeftJab Twitter | @TeamLeftJab @SportsBrothersR definately brother..have some big ones coming too— TEAMLEFTJAB (@TEAMLEFTJAB) September 13, 2014
  • Gonzaga dominates Centreville, 31-14

    6 Sep 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Alabama Commit, Ritchie Petitbon In a Washington, DC area high school football showdown, (20) Gonzaga Eagles beat (7)Centreville Wildcats, 31-14.  The game was televised on ESPNU as part of the network's High School Showcase Series.  The story of the game was Gonzaga's ability to shutdown the Wing-T offense of the defending 6A defending Virginia State Champs.  Centreville, after scoring to tie the game at 7, struggled the remainder of the game to string together any substantial drive.  On the flip side for Gonzaga, the play of quarterback Nick Johns led an impressive Eagle…
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    Shaka Smart Basketball Camps LLC

  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Shaka Smart Basketball Moves Fresh

    24 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    By Otesa Miles Even when Shaka Smart Basketball Camps isn’t in session, campers can practice moves at home and outside. Get your dribble on. Remember that black and yellow basketball each camper received? Use it. Coach Shaka Smart always tells campers to dribble so much that the balls should look worn by the next camp season. Dribble some more. Practice Havoc. The VCU basketball team’s signature defensive style is known nationwide. Even when you’re not on the court with a competitor, some Havoc-like moves can keep you basketball ready. Get those hands up and move those feet. Shuffling…
  • 11 Ways to Reduce Salt in Your Diet

    17 Sep 2014 | 11:36 am
    Photo by  Kiersten Koenig by Otesa Miles Sodium, which is necessary for the body, can cause great harm when consumed in excess. Found in table salt, foods, drinks and even medicines and supplements, too much sodium is a key factor in high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to kidney disease, heart disease and stroke. To decrease salt intake, here are a few tips: Reduce or, if possible, eliminate pre packaged foods. Microwave meals and convenient lunch boxes contain large amounts of sodium. Cut out cans. Canned foods usually are chock full of sodium, which adds flavor and acts as a…
  • Too Much Salt is a Health Violation

    10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Photo by Kiersten Koenig By Otesa Miles Keeping young bodies basketball ready involves tons of physical activity, plus lots of healthy foods. Unfortunately, a 2012 study in the journal “Pediatrics” found that many children and teens consume too much salt or sodium which increases their risk of having high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to a range of heart diseases. Young people should consume no more than 1,500 to 2,300 milligrams of sodium daily. In fact, less is better. Many people think excess salt comes from the salt shaker. However, the main culprit is prepared and…
  • It’s Gotta Be the Shoes

    3 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    By Otesa Miles Is it basketball without basketball shoes? Good question. Each summer for Shaka Smart Basketball Camps, the Stuart C. Siegel Center serves as home to Virginia’s top basketball camp. An added bonus: the shoe fashion show that takes place on the court. Take a look at a few footwear favorites: Will defenders see you coming if you’re camouflaged? Real basketball camp ballers wear violet—with matching socks, of course. The only thing better than awesome shoes is VCU-autographed awesome shoes. Orange is the new black? A splash of lime always goes well with turquoise. If you…
  • Back to School Means Back to School Lunch

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Photo by Kiersten Koenig By Otesa Miles The school cafeteria serves as a social hub for many students. It’s also a place where young people have the opportunity to make some independent food decisions. Whether campers take lunch in a box or grab a hot tray at school, lunch is a good time to remember all of the healthy food tips gleaned during Shaka Smart Basketball Camps. Here are a few ways to guarantee a healthy lunch: Load up on leaves. Those green, leafy veggies pack in a ton of important vitamins and minerals. Raw salads or cooked greens can be transported in lunch containers, and many…
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  • Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:04 pm
    Treating IT Band Syndrome In Young Runners – By Brian Fullem, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Tampa, FL   Amol Saxena, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Palo Alto, CA Key Points: A three phase treatment plan of reducing inflammation, massage and stretching, followed by strengthening can reliably get the runner back successfully Last week we wrote about IT Band Syndrome in runners, including potential causes of the problem… Continue Reading On…
  • Proposed ASTM Standard For Women's Lacrosse Headgear: Why I Voted To Approve + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:31 pm
    Do You Know When to Shut Up? 5 Red Flags You Should Not Ignore! – As parents–and especially as sport parents–we sometimes forget when to shut up. We get caught up in the emotions and the concerns of the moment, and all filters disappear. Words just start coming out and there is simply no taking them back. Perhaps if we saw some red flags pop up in our conversations, we… Continue Reading On » Proposed ASTM Standard For Women's Lacrosse Headgear: Why I Voted To Approve – Today, I did something I had never done…
  • DANGERS OF HAZING: How to Finally Put an End to This Abusive Behavior + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:28 pm
    What Type of Person Are You Becoming? –   One day when I was playing with my son in his room, I noticed these interesting soft spots, almost dimples, in his wall. I thought there might be a leak somewhere, so I called a plumber. He confirmed that there wasn’t a leak, but I had subterranean termites eating the drywall. If I filled in the dimples and painted over them without calling an exterminator, it would look fine for a while, but I would have wasted my time… Continue Reading On » DANGERS OF HAZING: How to Finally Put an End to This…
  • Layups and Life Lessons: 7 Messages for Youth Basketball + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:34 pm
    New Jersey high school bullying incident shows we still have a long way to go… – We have written here over the years about our concerns around bullying and hazing.  The attitude that creates that bullying mindset still seems to exist in the high school and youth sports culture.A recent series of stories in the U.S. national media (here is a link to a story on ESPN) revealed that a decision was made to cancel the football season of a prominent local high school in New Jersey as a result of an investigation into bullying behaviour… Continue…
  • Constantly Learning and Watching: There is a Time to Act + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:27 pm
    You Don’t have to Hate Youth Sports Fundraising Any More, and Here’s Why – Very few sports parents that I’ve ever met like youth sports fundraising. And yet, it has become more and more necessary as the cost of youth sports continues to rise and parents feel the pinch. There’s registration fees, equipment, tournaments, travel, training camps, and coaching. Parents of higher-level junior athletes can literally spend thousands just so their child can play… Continue Reading On » Constantly Learning and Watching: There is a Time to…
  • add this feed to my.Alltop | Hunting Gear Review

  • Review Of Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×50

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:16 am
    This is a big question: which optics should you choose for your long range weapons? The first thing that you do on picking up a rifle scope is to look through the reticle and put it on target. While we are discussing about the long range shooting, it is important to note that these involve shooting targets at unknown distances and even while on the move. This kind of shooting is found in both military and sports. Whatever the field of application, the most important requirement for this type of shooting is the rifle scope. Nightforce offers a plethora of rifle scopes for the users: Benchmark,…
  • Kimber .22LR Bolt Action Rifle – A Review

    19 Oct 2014 | 12:46 am
    The most essential quality in the hunting rifle is that it should be reliable and suitable for the owner. Thus, a prospective buyer should make a list of possible models and then visit his or her local gun shop and try each. Keep the rifle on your shoulder, operate the action, switch the safety on and off, dry fire the rifle. Then buy the one that fits best. Stock fit and ergonomics are important, so if a recommended rifle does not fit you, do not buy it. Even the best rifles in the market, like, the Kimber hunting rifles, should be tested prior to purchase. Although a number of hunting…
  • A Defensive Carry Kimber Or Colt

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:48 am
    Kimber pistols have appealed generations for their accuracy and reliability. Beginning from the 1970s Kimber has built up for itself an unfailing reputation of having evolved an unique set of 1911 pistols that has caught the imagination of a wide range of shooters from several professions, including participants in the Olympics and the Los Angles Police Department, SWAT operations. Even the US Marines prefer to opt for Kimber during special operations. Kimber 45 has evolved as the mark of perfection and precision. Being designed to suit customized needs within traditional parameters, Kimber…
  • Nightforce NXS 3.5-15×50 Best For Long Range

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:28 am
    Nightforce NXS 3.5-15×50 riflescopes comes with brightened reticle. For the full sized NXS model, the lighting is activated by pulling out on the parallax knob. The illumination strength is pre-set at the factory for a low ambient light level situation. The absorption of the light is not externally adjustable. Adjustment is located beneath the battery. The compact NXS and Benchrest models feature externally adjustable illumination settings using variable rheostats. The battery used is CR2032. ATACR offers a series of ballistic reticles catering to most of the calibres. Nightforce optics…
  • Why Is It Important To Choose The Right Riflescope?

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:09 am
    It might be quite a challenge to find the right kind of riflescope. In fact, it might be as challenging as going for a hunting expedition. It has become all the more challenging because various types and options are available in the commercial market. Confusion can easily set in while choosing the right scope for your firearms. But it is also important to choose a suitable one as these are essential equipments for hunting. Thus, while you go out to get yourself a riflescope, there are certain tips and tricks which you should know. And if you are looking for the best, then you can look for the…
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    Tipster Warehouse

  • Horse Racing Tips: Leading Light To Live Up To His Name

    Major Wager
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    This weekend’s racing is all about Ascot where Champions Day brings together some of the best horses around to compete for three Group 1s and Two Group 2s, massive prize-money and plenty of prestige. And we’ve got a horse race tip for you in each race: Champions Long Distance Cup Ireland have claimed the last three runnings and are odds on to do so against as they have the first and second favourites in the shape of Leading Light and Forgotten Rules, two horses who have amazingly different profiles. Aiden O’Brien’s Leading Light won this year’s Ascot Gold Cup so the course holds no…
  • Horse racing Tips: Knight To Win Cesarewitch Battle

    Major Wager
    11 Oct 2014 | 12:59 am
    Cesarewitch, Newmarket There aren’t many 40/1 shots that catch my eye in horse races other than the Grand National, but Argent Knight does just that. A winner at Newmarket as a three year-old, it’s no surprise that his best run this season came again at today’s course when fourth last time in the Cesarewitch Trial behind today’s rivals Big Easy and Ray Ward. However, whilst reversing the form with those two rivals isn’t guaranteed, with many bookies paying 6-places he has a great chance of hitting the frame. He’s also back to his last winning mark and his jockey claims a further…
  • Make the bookies Take Cover

    Major Wager
    4 Oct 2014 | 1:31 am
    If your senses aren’t tingling at the thought of the fantastic array of horse racing action and punting opportunities that are available this weekend – you should probably think about taking up tiddlywinks. Not only is it Arc weekend at Longchamp, where there’s brilliant action on both Saturday and Sunday, but there’s also some great flat-racing from Newmarket, Ascot and Redcar, whilst National Hunt enthusiasts will be salivating as the return of brilliant chaser Sizing Europe who whets the appetite for the fantastic jumps racing that’s just a few weeks away. Arc De Triomphe,…
  • Football tips: Chelsea Can Chalk-Up Another Win

    Major Wager
    2 Oct 2014 | 4:11 am
    Last weekend’s football left me tearing my hair out as the best teams failed to capitalise on their chances, and Wayne Rooney got sent-off with over half-an-hour to go when all we needed was another goal for either side. Still, the weekend’s football is never as interesting without a few bets and I’ve been trawling through the statistics once more in my quest to unearth some value football tips. Chelsea have won four of the last five matches against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge with the results being as varied as they come 6-0, 2-1,3-5,2-0,2-0. The most prevalent statistic seems to be…
  • Cambridgeshire To Produce A Genius Boy

    Major Wager
    27 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Following last week’s big winning weekend, courtesy of Louis the Pious (22/1) and a near 12/1 forecast, there’s another weekend of quality horse racing to enjoy with the highlights coming from Newmarket and Market Rasen. Betfred Cambridgeshire – Newmarket With 34 runners going to war over a straight 9-furlongs, it’s fair to say that this race provides a challenge like no other – and few horses are tailor-made for its demands. With so many runners, a strong pace is almost guaranteed and horses need both the ability to travel at pace and the stamina to be staying on strongly at…
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    Sports Bets Blog

  • LOSC Lille vs Everton (Europa League, 23.10.2014)

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    22 Oct 2014 | 5:47 am
    The two headliners from group H meet in France for bragging rights on who gets to be called the team to bounce back from a not so good internal league from. Currently, Everton are the only team in the group to be able to win a game, and while neither can afford a draw, they have enough talent to decide a match, even if with the current group standings Lille needs to win more. Lille have one win in the last five matches, three of which are defeats and one draw against Wolfsburg. Martin, Lopes and Ryan Mendes are all unavailable for selection due to injuries which does not bode well for a team…
  • FC Porto vs Athletic Club Bilbao (Champions League Recap, 21.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:27 am
    Result: +14 units, bet won
  • Galatasaray vs Borussia Dortmund (Champions League, 22.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:51 am
    Galatasaray play at home in attempt to pick up further points in group D, while Borussia Dortmund will try to shake off their horrible Bundesliga form. The visitors are on the first place in the group table with six points, a stark contrast to the 14th place in Bundesliga, meanwhile Galatasaray are on the second place in the domestic league and last in the Champions League group. Against German teams, Galatasaray have a poor record, having only won twice in 13 matches. They are going like clockwork in Turkey and with three consecutive league wins they stand one point behind the leaders. Their…
  • VfB Stuttgart vs Bayer Leverkusen (Bundesliga Recaps, 18.10.2014)

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    21 Oct 2014 | 4:16 am
    Result: -8 units, bet lost
  • Manchester City vs Tottenham (Premier League Recap, 18.10.2014)

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    21 Oct 2014 | 4:04 am
    Result: +11,2 units, bet won
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    The Sports Journal

  • Will The Dallas Cowboys End The New York Giants’ Season?

    John DeRosa
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:52 am
    Running back DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys rushes for the winning touchdown in a 30-23 win over the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. (Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images” Last week could not have gone any more wrong for the New York Giants. They couldn’t run, they couldn’t pass protect and they couldn’t stop Eagles’ running back LeSean McCoy. Oh yeah, and they lost wide receiver Victor Cruz for the entire year to a knee injury. Meanwhile, things couldn’t be any better for the Dallas Cowboys as they’re tied atop the NFC East with the Philadelphia…
  • New England Patriots Face Major Injury Issues At Multiple Positions

    Hal Bent
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:16 pm
    Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots is brought down by Mario Williams #94 of the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) The New England Patriots defeated the Buffalo Bills last week 37 to 22 on the road last Sunday afternoon at Ralph Wilson Stadium in a showdown between the top two teams in the AFC East. The victory was impressive in how New England overcame three major injuries to starters and continued to play well regardless in order to win the game. The Patriots lost offensive guard/center Dan Connolly to…
  • Baltimore Orioles Versus The Kansas City Royals: Who Will Win The “Cinderella” Series?

    Pat Zazzarino
    15 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Kansas City Royals fans celebrate in the ninth inning of Game Three of the American League Championship Series against the Baltimore Orioles at Kauffman Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images) After the past two games of the series, the Orioles hope to catch the Royals on the race to win the best of seven. The Royals (2-0 of the series) will be hosting the Orioles tonight at Kauffman Stadium, where Baltimore hopes to initiate a major comeback. The game begins at 8 p.m. ET on TBS. In order for the Orioles to make it to baseball’s largest stage, they have to win the next four…
  • Arsenal Must Toughen Up To Become A Top Side Again

    Benjamin Wills
    12 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Diego Costa of Chelsea and Calum Chambers of Arsenal battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London, England. (Mandatory Credit: Paul Gilham/Getty Images) As a result of their 2-0 loss away to Chelsea last Sunday, Arsenal have now gone 14 games without being able to defeat a side in the previous season’s top four. Eden Hazard and Diego Costa provided the goals while the away side did not even fashion a shot on target at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal have been bullied by the top sides in recent seasons. Chelsea have notched…
  • Will The New York Giants Upset The Philadelphia Eagles?

    John DeRosa
    9 Oct 2014 | 3:27 pm
    Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants looks on against the Atlanta Falcons during their game at MetLife Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Elsa/Getty Images) When the Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, we will see two teams that have been somewhat of a surprise thus far. Sure, no one is exactly stunned that the Eagles find themselves atop the NFC East with a record of 4-1, but it is how they are winning that has left people scratching their heads. Meanwhile, after looking anemic on offense the first two weeks, Eli Manning and Big Blue have turned…
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  • The Playoff Implications Of Every Game For Every NFL Team

    Mike Beuoy
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:33 am
    “Playoff Implications” is a phrase you usually don’t hear until the final weeks of the NFL regular season, but almost every regular season game has playoff implications. In the early going, however, it can be difficult to figure out just what those implications are, and how much is riding on each game.Most other major sports leagues play a greater number of regular season games, and thus the playoff picture in those sports evolves in a more incremental fashion. The pace can seem glacial at times for MLB, and inevitable and foregone when it comes to the NBA. But with just 16 regular…
  • Skeptical Football: The Aaron Rodgers Enigma

    Benjamin Morris
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:36 am
    In 1994, I had only been watching the NFL for a couple of years. I lived in Hawaii, where the closest thing to a home team we had was the Pro Bowl — which pretty much made me a Dallas Cowboys fan. I griped when it seemed like the Miami Dolphins were on TV every week.But that changed on Nov. 27, when I watched the Dolphins come back from a 17-0 third-quarter deficit against the New York Jets, culminating with Dan Marino’s legendary “Clock, Clock, Clock” play with 30 seconds left that led to the game-winning touchdown. It made me a Dolphins fan for life.3 It blew my young…
  • Nine Managerial Decisions That Helped Decide Game 2 Of The NLCS

    Jonah Keri
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:53 am
    Baseball is, fundamentally, a game of probabilities — measurable probabilities. We can estimate the likelihood that a player will get a hit based on all kinds of factors — whether he bats right- or left-handed, whether the pitcher is right- or left-handed, the size of the ballpark, the quality of the defense on the field, and many other variables. Hell, we can do even better than that. Using the prevailing run-scoring environment of any era, we can determine the average number of runs likely to score using any permutation of runners on base, and outs.All of this information has…
  • On Deck: A Sabermetric Broadcast

    Neil Paine
    10 Oct 2014 | 9:02 am
    Although sabermetrics has substantially reshaped baseball’s on-field product over the past few decades, its progress in the broadcast booth has been slower. It’s not hard to see why the two trends haven’t moved in lockstep: While teams adopted the analytics model out of the need to win games, the same market pressures didn’t apply to commentators. For teams, integrating sabermetrics meant they were more likely to win; for commentators, it meant they were more likely to confuse. But now a younger generation is steeped in analytics, and statistically minded fans obsessively check sites…
  • Skeptical Football: DeMarco Murray Is Way Better At Running Than Alex Henery Is At Kicking

    Benjamin Morris
    9 Oct 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is kinda killing it this year. Through five games, he’s leading the league in rushing by more than 200 yards18 — and he’s run for 100 or more yards in every game. He’s even getting MVP buzz, and with his help Dallas is 4-1, tied for the best record in football.Normally I don’t care much about running back stats. RBs have crazy seasons all the time, often signifying very little. This level of performance, for example, is pretty out of character for Murray and Dallas (which has been 8-8 in every year they’ve been together). Seasons like…
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    The Dirtiest Picks on the Internet

  • NHL Tuesday

    Bobby Sugar
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:35 pm
    SUGAR'S BLOWED OUT 8 TEAM SOIRÉE   With all this ebola goin around your stock portfolio might be in a bit of slump. Today's your lucky day. The Sharks are looking to close out a 5 game East Coast swing through tonight in Boston. Joe Thorton doesn't like losing to Boston. Marleau is off to another all star start some how for the 15th year in a row. Move on down that list and you'll find an easy money Hawks pick with little pay out. The Flyers aren't typically ones to give up a lot of goals even when they lose but if you're feeling ballsy roll the -1.5.   Tampa had a late…
  • Champions League of Legends

    Bobby Sugar
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:54 am
    PSG (-1) vs. APOELWhile Zlatan is still out for PSG in this one, luckily they get to square off against an acronym that I thought was associated more with oil than playing soccer. Turns out for the first time ever, I was wrong. Plus PSG just beat Barcelona last time out and are currently leading the group!! They won't let this opportunity slip away, look for a huge push in the first forty minutes as they go up to 2-0 and then play keep away for the last 50 minutes and hang on for the win.AS ROMA ( +320) vs. BAYERN MUNICHOH SHIT!!!! This is a deep pull right here that I can feel in my nether…
  • NFL Sunday locks

    Bobby Sugar
    18 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    After an extended heater that has lasted the better part of five weeks, your boy B Catz is back with another set of NFL Lockz!!!CINCY (+3, +115) vs. INDYIndy is one Luck turned ankle away from being 0-5. If I have said this once, I have said it a million times, this team is not that good and rely way too heavily on Luck to bail them out in the fourth. Well, it has been working for him all season, the Bengals will come in on a mission to prove that it is just luck (pun intended).SEA (-7, -105) vs. STLSeattle is going to be super pissed off after last week, couple that with a stunning mid week…
  • NHL Thursday

    Bobby Sugar
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    THURSDAY NHL LOCKZAfter a week of making NHL picks we are 10-10-1.  This is substantially lower than what we typically knock down.  Don't worry though, once the NHL stables out and we get further into the season my picks will be more consistent.  I have a good feeling about tonight's picks though.San Jose @ NY IslandersTwo potent offenses meet up.  Both teams have started the season on fire this year so I'm not going to make a pick on a winner.  I like the over here.  Both teams have been lighting the lamp a lot this year.Pick: OVER 5.5 (-115)Dallas @…
  • Humpday Hockey

    Bobby Sugar
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    BJ & Sugar's Practically Cheating NHL LocksCalgary Flames at Chicago Blackhawks (-1.5) (OVER 5.5)Is this some type of sick joke? Calgary just came off a shootout victory in Nashville, now they have to go to Chicago and get obliterated! Patty Kane smells fresh meat, and you can bet your new iPhone 6 that the Hawks are going to slap 5 on the board today. In fact, I fully expect the Hawks to win their next 10 games as they look to shake off last year's playoff tomfoolery and prove that they can be the next great dynasty in the NHL. As far as Calgary goes, just think Jennifer Love-Hewitt,…
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    Champs Nation

  • Titans trade linebacker Akeem Ayers to New England

    Ian Leavens
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:29 pm
    Akeem Ayers has been traded to the New England Patriots for a pick in the 2015 draft The New England Patriots have acquired linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee Titans to help bolster their banged up defense. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Patriots are giving the Titans a 6th round pick in […] The post Titans trade linebacker Akeem Ayers to New England appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • NFL Week 7 Champs and Chumps

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    CHAMPS Rams Special Teams I don’t know how one plans this, but the Rams punt return unit staged the best punt return ever. A trick punt return. Tavon Austin faked as though the ball was going to his side of the field, so the Seahawks special teams all ran there. But the ball was on […] The post NFL Week 7 Champs and Chumps appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Brad Keselowski wins Geico 500

    Ian Leavens
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:49 am
    Brad Keselowski wins at ‘Dega, moves on to next round, Johnson and Earnhardt eliminated from Chase In the final race of the Contender round, Brad Keselowski faced a must win situation if he wanted to keep his title hopes alive, and win is exactly what he did. Keselowski started at the back of the pack […] The post Brad Keselowski wins Geico 500 appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • GEICO 500-Preview

    Ian Leavens
    18 Oct 2014 | 11:50 am
    Keselowski, Johnson, and Earnhardt face a must win situation, Keselowski and Stewart fined for actions at Charlotte The Sprint Cup series heads to Talladega this week for the final race in the Eliminator round. 4 drivers will be eliminated from the 12 driver Chase field. The 4 drivers currently in those positions are Matt Kenseth, […] The post GEICO 500-Preview appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Jerod Mayo undergoes knee surgery

    Ian Leavens
    16 Oct 2014 | 1:57 pm
    Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo underwent knee surgery on Thursday The season ending knee injury that Jerod Mayo suffered was a huge blow to the Patriots defense. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday morning that Mayo underwent surgery on his torn patellar tendon. The hope is that Mayo will be ready to go for OTA’s next year. […] The post Jerod Mayo undergoes knee surgery appeared first on Champs Nation.
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    CPL T20 2014

  • India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Live Match Score

    8 Oct 2014 | 11:58 pm
    The 2nd ODI between India vs West Indies is scheduled to be played on Oct 11, 2014. The India vs West Indies 2nd ODI will be played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi. The India vs West Indies live is scheduled to start at 14:30 IST (09:00 GMT) on Oct 11.Get the India vs West Indies live match score here.West Indies won the 1st ODI by 124 runs.Can India win the 2nd ODI of India vs West Indies?Who will win the India vs West Indies 2nd ODI match?Before you get to know the India vs West Indies live match score below, lets have a look at the squads of India and West Indies.India Team Squad:MS…
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Antigua Hawksbills Live Score: CPL 2014

    11 Jul 2014 | 2:44 am
    Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Antigua Hawksbills will face each other in the first match of the CPL T20 2014 which is being played at National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada.Watch the Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Antigua Hawksbills live streaming and get the live match score of the first CPL T20 2014 match here.The Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Antigua Hawksbills match is scheduled to start at 18:00 hours GMT and will be played at National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada. Which team do you support in today's Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Antigua Hawksbills match?GAW vs AH Key PlayersThe…
  • India vs Bangladesh Live Streaming and Live Score: 3rd ODI

    18 Jun 2014 | 12:18 am
    India, after winning the 2nd ODI against Bangladesh will face the team again in the 3rd ODI (final ODI) which is scheduled to begin at 12:30 PM IST on 19th June 2014. You can watch the India vs Bangladesh live streaming and checkout India vs Bangladesh live score here.India won the 'India Tour of Bangladesh' series by winning both the matches against Bangladesh and the 3rd ODI will be played just for the sake of points. Who will win the India vs Bangladesh 3rd ODI match which will be played on 19th June 2014.The 3rd ODI of India vs Bangladesh will be played at the same venue as before, that…
  • India vs Bangladesh Live Score and Live Streaming: 2nd ODI

    16 Jun 2014 | 8:12 am
    Update: India won by 47 runs (D/L method). Defended their total pretty well. Thanks to Stuart BinnyThe 2nd ODI of the India vs Bangladesh live match is scheduled to begin at 12:30 PM IST and will be played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur. Watch the India vs Bangladesh live streaming and get India vs Bangladesh live score here.In the India vs Bangladesh live 1st ODI on 15th June 2014, India thrashed Bangladesh by 7 wickets (D/L method). Now who will win the India vs Bangladesh live 2nd ODI match that will be played on 17th June 2014.Catch the India vs Bangladesh 3rd ODI Live Score and…
  • KKR vs KXIP IPL 2014 Final Live Match Score

    31 May 2014 | 10:40 am
    Kolkata Knight Riders will go head to head with the Kings XI Punjab in the Grand Finale match of Pepsi IPL 2014. Catch the live IPL match streaming and get live cricket match online score here.KKR vs KXIP live IPL match is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM IST on June 1st 2014. The IPL 2014 Grand Finale match will be played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.Kolkata Knight Riders team 2014 played really well this season winning 10 matches out of 15 played and are at position 2 in the IPL points table. On the other hand, the Kings XI Punjab team 2014, being the topper of the points table have…
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    Distinct Athlete

  • Jamaal Charles Comments on Avoiding Concussion Tests After Brandon Flowers Hit

    Distinct Athlete
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:22 am
    Michael Zito/Associated Press Kansas City Chiefs star Jamaal Charles‘ brutal collision with San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers that resulted in a The post Jamaal Charles Comments on Avoiding Concussion Tests After Brandon Flowers Hit appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Jamaal Charles admits he hid concussion symptoms

    Distinct Athlete
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:20 am
    <!– –> October 22, 2014 Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles took a huge hit from San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon The post Jamaal Charles admits he hid concussion symptoms appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys: Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

    Distinct Athlete
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:12 am
    Brandon Wade/Associated Press The hot Dallas Cowboys will look to extend their winning streak to seven games when they host Washington in The post Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys: Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Setting a Realistic Expectation for AC Milan’s 2014/15 Serie A Campaign

    Distinct Athlete
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images After not reaching any European competitions for the first time since the turn of the century, Milan go into The post Setting a Realistic Expectation for AC Milan’s 2014/15 Serie A Campaign appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • St. Louis Rams vs. Kansas City Chiefs Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

    Distinct Athlete
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    Michael Zito/Associated Press The St. Louis Rams just snapped three-game straight up and against the spread losing streaks with a shocking upset The post St. Louis Rams vs. Kansas City Chiefs Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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  • Phoenix Suns 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 48-34 Key Additions: Tyler Ennis, Anthony Tolliver, Isaiah Thomas, T.J. Warren Key Departures: Dionte Christmas, Leandro Barbosa, Channing Frye, Ishmael Smith Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Goran Dragic PG Eric Bledsoe SF PJ Tucker PF Markieff Morris C Miles Plumlee A few days ago, Suns owner Robert Sarver apologized to fans at the tail end of a blowout for the Spurs not bringing their full team. He said that wasn’t the game the fans paid to see. So now I have to wonder, if the Suns don’t make the playoffs this year, is Sarver going to send something to all…
  • Toronto Raptors 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 48-34 Key Additions: Louis Williams, Lucas Nogueira, James Johnson, Will Cherry, Jordan Hamilton, Greg Stiemsma, Bruno Caboclo Key Departures: Steve Novak Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Kyle Lowry SG DeMar DeRozan SF Terrance Ross PF Amir Johnson C Jonas Valanciunas I heard a story of a guy who drunkenly agreed to do the Chicago Marathon the night before the race. That year, he ran under 2:30, which for those of you who don’t know, is a phenomenal time. He didn’t just walk off the street, he was in good shape, but he also wasn’t doing marathon-specific…
  • Denver Nuggets 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 36-46 Key Additions: Arron Afflalo, Gary Harris, Jusuf Nurkic Key Departures: Evan Fournier , Aaron Brooks, Jan Vesely Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Ty Lawson SG Arron Afflalo SF Danilo Gallinari PF Kenneth Faried C JaVale McGee Most of these predictions and win totals I’m rather hesitant about, simply due to the nature of the game. Injuries happen, and trades do as well. That’s the fault in doing preseason predictions. There are things that are much harder to anticipate than simply win totals. One team I don’t have that hesitation with is the Denver…
  • Charlotte Hornets 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 43-39 Key Additions: Noah Vonleh, P.J. Hairston, Brian Roberts, Marvin Williams, Lance Stephenson Key Departures: Josh McRoberts, Anthony Tolliver, D.J. White, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Luke Ridnour Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Kemba Walker SG Lance Stephenson SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist PF Marvin Williams C Al Jefferson Along with a new name for the former Bobcats comes a drastic revamp to their roster. As you can see above, a full lineup left town to make way for a full lineup to come in. In fact, you could likely play just the additions to this team and have a pretty decent…
  • Brooklyn Nets 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 44-38 Key Additions: Jarrett Jack, Markel Brown, Sergey Karasev, Bojan Bogdanovic Key Departures: Paul Pierce, Shaun Livingston Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Deron Williams SG Joe Johnson SF Andrei Kirilenko  PF Mason Plumlee C Brook Lopez Now that the villainous Heat have dismantled, it’s time for the East to find its new enemy. Allow me to present candidate number one: The Brooklyn Nets. This Nets team is old, they’re cranky, and they’ve got more polarizing players than anyone, and that’s after losing Paul Pierce. The Knicks don’t like them…
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  • Unnecessary Penalties, on the NFL

    Greg Pokriki
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:27 am
    No matter how much I have ever questioned the National Football League’s off-field integrity and issues, I have always been able to find solace within the game itself. Sports are often seen as a microcosm of society, but also a distraction from it as well. Fans find a reason to forget about their problems within the white lines of a football field, even if it’s just for a few hours on Sunday afternoon.However, recently it seems that when a yellow flag flies within those white lines on that Sunday afternoon, we are reminded of injustice, inconsistency, unexplained choice and a lack of…
  • Boston Bruins 4 - Buffalo Sabres 0

    Kevin Siskar
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:10 pm
    Buffalo, NY - Niklas Svedberg stopped all 32 shots he faced and four different players lit the lamp as Boston claimed a 4-0 victory over Buffalo on Saturday night.Svedberg, who suffered a hard-luck defeat on Monday when a shot from Colorado's Danny Briere eluded him in the final second of regulation in a 2-1 loss, avoided any drama with his first NHL clean sheet.Dougie Hamilton, Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug and Carl Soderberg provided offense for the Bruins, who had dropped a 6-4 decision in Montreal on Thursday."We always build our offense from our strong defense," said Chara. "That was the key…
  • Minnesota Vikings 16 - Buffalo Bills 17

    Kevin Siskar
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Kyle Orton has proved himself once again this week, even though he no longer had the power of the Orton Stache. Orton led a game winning drive against the Minnesota Vikings at the end of the 4th Quarter. The drive ended with a throw to Sammy Watkins with 5 seconds left in the game that resulted in a touchdown. Dan Carpenter followed up the TD with a successful extra point attempt which broke the tie and brought the Bills to victory.  A much more exciting week for Buffalo and the new Pegula Franchise then last weeks showing against Tom Brady.   BILLS WIN!! #MINvsBUF…
  • Buffalo Bills vs New England Patriots Week 6 Recap

    Michael Okun
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:24 am
    This game was the one you really wanted more than any other if you were a true blue Bills fan. For so many years we have been handled like a practice game for Tom Brady and the Patriots.Their coach, Bill Belichick has haunted us ever since our first Super Bowl appearance where he was the mastermind that slowed our “no Huddle” offense down just enough for the Giants to come out victorious. JIM KELLY IN SUPER BOWL AGAINST THE GIANTS. As a coach he has played us like fools ever since. This was our time to change all that. We were at home on the day that Terry Pegula was announced to the…
  • Buffalo Sabres to Host the 2016 NHL Draft

    Kevin Siskar
    14 Oct 2014 | 7:40 am
    The NHL announced yesterday that the 2016 NHL Draft will be taking place in Buffalo at the First Niagara Center. You can check out last nights press conference in the video below.  OFFICIAL: #Sabres hosting the 2016 @NHL Draft at @FirstNiagaraCtr. June 24th & June 25th, 2016. #Buffalo— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) October 13, 2014  It's official: The 2016 @NHL Draft is coming to Buffalo. Watch last night's full press conference on the news:— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) October 14, 2014
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    T20 IPL INDIA 2015

  • KFC T20 Big Bash league Schedule Fixture 2014-15

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:49 pm
    KFC T20 Big Bash league schedule, fixture and time table season 2014- 2015. KFC Twenty20  big bash league (BBL) is an australian t20 cricket tournament. This KFC t20 BBL league is starting from date 18 dec 2014 to 28 jan 2015. Total 35 matches to be played between 8 teams. All the match will be played in t20 cricket format. The first match of this season will be played between Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide on 18 dec 2014.This will be the first t20 cricket league of year 2015.   KFC T20 Big Bash League  Teams :- Melbourne Stars Melbourne Renegades…
  • (4th ODI) India vs West Indies live streaming prediction

    15 Oct 2014 | 2:13 pm
    The 4th ODI of the India vs West Indies series will be played at Dharmasala on 17th October. You can watch the prediction, preview, live score and live streaming of the match here. Both India and West Indies would like to win the match and secure a lead in the series. 4th ODI India vs West Indies live streaming prediction   After the third ODI between India and West Indies was called off, we are up for the fourth ODI. The fourth ODI will be held on 17th October at Dharmasala. There were plenty of uncertainties regarding the hosting of the match at Dharmasala as there were no adequate…
  • (WWE) Hell in a cell with no WWE match

    Atish home Chowdhury
    15 Oct 2014 | 12:53 pm
    Hell in a cell with no WWE match. This will be the first time ever that a WWE special event will have no world title match.The WWE authority is breaking the trend this time. If media reports are to be believed then this month’s pay-per-view will feature no WWE championship match.  The feud between Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose has become too huge that it overshadowed all fights, fought in the last few weeks. The John Cena’s entry into this battle makes it more exciting. Finally the COO Triple H announced that there will be number one contender match between Cena and Ambrose at upcoming…
  • Hero Indian Super League Teams Owners (ISL)

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    Know all the ISL Hero Indian Super League Team Owners ISLwas announced by Reliance, Star Sports, and AIFF on 21st October, 2013. After that Indian Super League teams were decided and bidding for Indian Super League teams started. People from different Industries participated in the bidding and finally teams of Indian Super League were declared on April, 2014. Here is the list of team owners of Indian Super League teams. There are total 8 teams in Indian Super League across India and you might be delighted too know about the team owners of Indian Super League teams.   Also See :-…
  • (ISL*) Hero 2014 ISL Live streaming score Prediction

    15 Oct 2014 | 10:41 am
    Watch the indian super league ISL 2014 Live streaming,channel, Score,match winner prediction,highlights,winner online on mobile.Just Like IPL, IHL, and different leagues of other sports, Indian Football Association took the initiative to make football more popular in India and provide some effective training to the football players of India with players from different nations. They started Indian Super League just like leagues in other sports played in the nation. This will help in development of Indian Football and popularity of this sport across India. Let us have a close look on Indian…
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    Running Shoe Reviews

  • CurrexSole RunFree Review

    Endurance Sport
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:26 am
    Overview We at Endurance Sport were fortunate enough to test the Currex line of running inserts this summer. The brand is known for its innovative products designed to aid the body’s natural biomechanics rather than forcing a particular movement pattern on athletes.  I was intrigued by the company’s offerings when the call came down the line, as I have been largely unimpressed with the inserts I have worn in the past.  I explained to our contact that I typically ran in fairly minimal shoes and didn’t have any particularly profound gait abnormalities. I supinate a bit on the left side,…
  • Kiplagat Steals Monaco in Deepest 1500m, Ever

    Endurance Sport
    18 Jul 2014 | 12:38 pm
    Asbel Kiprop stunned by Silas Kiplagat in the deepest 1500m race, ever. 3 National Records, 7 under 3:30.  It was no secret that Asbel Kiprop’s world record attempt would take place this year in Monaco. With a 3:27 race in Monaco 1-year ago, and a sub 1:44 800m run just 2 weeks ago, the world watched in hopes of seeing the first 3:25 1500m. The field, together the greatest group of 1500m athletes ever assembled, had no problem latching on to Kiprop as he chased the untouchable 3:25.99 mark. In race that featured an opening lap of 54 seconds and 800 meters in 1:50 it was clear that we…
  • Topo (RR) Run Racer Review

    Endurance Sport
    4 Jul 2014 | 7:50 am
    Performance Neutral | 5.3 oz | 0 mm Heel-Toe | $130 Modeled after the Japanese Tabi sandal with a split-toe design, the Topo RR features a low-profile, zero-drop platform and responsive energy return. When training in the RR, you will notice the separated big toe a bit, but the sensation is not detrimental to performance. The ride is balanced, and allows the foot to make full contact with the ground at both slower and faster speeds. While not necessarily a “minimalist” shoe by purist definition, the RR allows for plenty of ground feel on both the road and packed dirt surfaces. Because of…
  • Tiger Tail Rolling Muscle Massager Review

    Endurance Sport
    3 Jul 2014 | 8:00 pm
    Like many runners, from the hobby jogger to the elite, I spend numerous hours a week on tending to various knots and soreness in my legs. I owned various therapy devices, lacrosse balls, softballs, foam rollers, you name it I had it. The foam roller that I previously owned was too soft and at the time I was not looking to spend $70- $80 dollars on one of those fancy shmancy new foam rollers. So I got online and started reading about various other types of massage therapy and decided to purchase the Tiger Tail. Tender “knots” in the muscle can prevent full range of motion, while causing…
  • Gatlin and Gay, Americans 1-2 at Laussanne

    Endurance Sport
    3 Jul 2014 | 12:12 pm
    Convicted dopers Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay go 1-2 in the Lausanne Diamond League Meet. 9.79, 9.93 Just 1-year after testing positive for PED’s, American sprinter Tyson Gay runs 9.93 in his season opener in Lausanne. With such an impressive opener, there was only one athlete who could challenge Gay, and that was Justin Gatlin (convicted doper), who crossed the line in a near world-leading time of 9.79 This was an impressive return for Gay that begs the question, “Was 1-year a long enough suspension?” Gay returned to competition an entire year early because of his…
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  • Finally Some Competetion!

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
      After winning 8 straight games in the postseason, the Royals have finally found a little competition.  The San Francisco Giants, and Madison Bumgarder finally landed a postseason punch on the Kansas City Royals, a feat no other team can boost.  And it was no jab to the body they landed but a well placed upper cut to the jaw. It will be interesting to see how the perpetual underdogs will react to this initial onslaught. Here are some take aways from the game that I noticed. First: Shields<Bumgarner.  James Shields is a really good pitcher, and is a HUGE reason why…
  • Game One was a Giant Mess for the Royals

    Sarah Davis
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:03 pm
    This is it, boys. This was the game that was supposed to get things rolling. Forget the undefeated playoff run. Forget the walkoff knocking the Cardinals out of the World Series. Forget it all. Everything starts over, and the better team wins. Tonight clearly showed that the Royals are not the better team. This game made my head hurt. Between yelling at James Shields, who apparently didn’t think this game was big enough, and yelling at the offense, who appeared to have gone full-blown 2012 Royals, I no longer have a voice. First of all, Shields did horrible. No sugar-coating needed.
  • World Series Game One, the Bats Fall Silent

    Charles Winters
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:43 pm
    World Series Game One I haven’t written anything since the end of the ALCS. After attending game four and witnessing the end of the sweep I got teary eyed and didn’t leave the stadium for nearly two hours. I didn’t have a game log. I took my good friend’s ten year old son and had an absolute blast. When Moose corralled the last ground ball hit by JJ Hardy and fired it over to Hosmer I think I hugged half of section 413. As the Beatles Kansas City blared from the stadium speakers I couldn’t believe what I was watching. The scoreboard kept flashing AMERICAN LEAGUE…
  • Royal’s Three Headed Monster

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:20 am
    The Kansas City Royals are returning to the World Series once again.  In reaching the playoffs for the first time since 1985, the Royals have found a way to stir up ghosts of October past. Using speed and pitching, as well as combining both of those aspects with a great defense, they have found ways to beat the Goliaths time and time again. The big hits from the favored Angels and Orioles may have been struck, but they were never allowed to find grass. And that is only if you managed to do it in the first 6 innings. With a dominant bullpen anchored by the big 3 in Wade…
  • Party Like It’s 2014

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
              Dynasty vs. Destiny       We are narrowing in on 24 hours until Game 1 of the 2014 World Series’ first pitch at Kauffman Stadium in KANSAS CITY. And I know I’m not alone in not believing it’s real. Like the plot of some horror movie, I’m afraid I’ll wake up from this dream and the Royals will be down 7-3 in the sixth inning to the A’s three weeks ago to Game 1 of the World Series, and Jon Lester will be on the hill. Make that a nightmare, not a dream. Because, there is no way this is happening. But…
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  • Did Richard Sherman Call Roger Goodell After A Murder In Seattle On Sunday?

    Edward Cormin
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:34 am
    SEATTLE- Fan favorite and Super Bowl champion Richard Sherman has been under no police scrutiny after a murder was committed in Seattle on Sunday. Neither Sherman or Goodell will reveal specifics or if they even had a phone call causing media to draw conclusions about what kind of conversation could have taken place. Some media believe that a good story would be if one of the most liked players in the NFL did something illegal and called the league commissioner to try and decide the best course of action to cover it up and the two acted in mutual interest to preserve finical interests of…
  • Jordan Zimmermann About to Give Interview, Matt Williams Takes him Out

    Tyler Birss
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:25 am
    Matt Williams is showing himself to be an amateurish rookie manager. After inexplicably removing pitcher Jordan Zimmermann during Game 2 on the NLDS, a decision that’s justifiably being seen as an embarrassing lapse in judgment, the foolish manager took heat. Forget the heat though. Now he’s squarely in the furnace. With the Washington Nationals season ending in upsetting fashion, players were giving the media their final post game interviews of the season. That is, every player expect for Zimmermann. As Zimmermann approached his locker and signaled that he was ready for media questions,…
  • Bionic Players Revealed

    Bill Plasse
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:18 am
    Through the first quarter of the 2014 NFL season, certain statistics pop out. Peyton Manning, once thought to be out of football after neck surgery, is better and stronger than ever, nearly setting the league record for passing yardage against Arizona and closing in on Brett Favre’s touchdown record. Matt Ryan, never considered the strongest of quarterbacks, has had record-setting days against the Saints and the Buccaneers. The Dallas Cowboys, ordinarily the league standard for mediocrity, lead the NFC East due to the normally-fragile DeMarco Murray’s unexpectedly strong play and the…
  • Rich Froning denounces Crossfit after finding old VHS copy of Sweating to the Oldies with Richard Simmons

    Harry Henderson
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:09 am
    Rich Froning, the man that holds the title of Worlds Fittest Man, is denouncing the fitness sport that made him famous, Crossfit.  Froning who recently discovered an old VHS copy of Sweating to the Oldies with Richard Simmons at a local yard sale, said the VHS changed his whole view on fitness.  The exercises are low impact, fun and a great workout, Froning said, and a nice break from the high intensity Crossfit.  Sweating to the Oldies, is an old workout program designed to keep senior citizens active and fit but has been used by younger generations as well.  There is no word if Froning…
  • Former Jets WR Stephen Hill claims that reports are false and he can in fact catch a cold

    Harry Henderson
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:26 am
    North Carolina-  Stephen Hill, a 2012 second round pick by the NY Jets who was released by the Jets before the start of the season and signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad responded to a report this week that he could not even catch a cold.  The report came out last week on a local North Carolina sports show and it claimed that Stephen Hill was so bad that he could not even catch a cold.  Hill claims the report is completely false and he has in fact caught several colds in his lifetime.  Hill went on to tell reporters  “not only can I catch colds, but I get a yearly flu…
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  • 82 and Nothing

    Pat Heffling
    6 Oct 2014 | 9:25 am
    “He’ll never make any enemies, He won’t complain if he’s caught in a freeze. He’ll always ask, he’ll always say please, Beautiful loser, never take it all, ‘Cause it’s easier and faster when you fall, You just don’t need it all, Oh, oh, you just don’t need it all. You can try but you can’t have it all, Oh, no, no, can’t have it all”. – “Beautiful Loser”, Bob Seger It’s been almost two weeks now since the Great Implosion of 2014, the epic collapse of the Milwaukee Brewers, who once again…
  • Fighter Spotlight: Elias “The Spartan” Theodorou

    Guillermo Sida
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:27 pm
    People call Elias Theodorou many things: actor, model, fighter, showman but one term you cannot leave out is winner. Compiling a 9-0 over the last three years and after capturing the TUF: Nations title, the “Spartan” is now looking to continue his winning ways in the UFC. Theodorou, a native of Canadian, will put his undefeated steak on the line in front of his fellow country men on October 4th at UFC Fight Night live on Fox Sports 1. Theodorou is slated to go up against Bruno Santos (14-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC). Theodorou is coming off a second-round TKO of Sheldon Westcott to win the…
  • Teddy Bridgewater Hurts Ankle (Video)

    Dan Soden
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:37 pm
    I’m sure all those anonymous scouts are already sending out their “I told you Teddy Bridgewater’s legs were too skinny” texts, but fact of the matter is Bridgewater completed a 2-point conversion following this. His legs might be skinny but he is tougher than a 2 dollar steak. The post Teddy Bridgewater Hurts Ankle (Video) appeared first on Overtime.
  • Dwayne Johnson To Star In Universal Studios ‘The Janson Directive’

    Dean Perretta
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:28 pm
    ‘Fast & Furious 7′ Hollywood megastar, Dwayne Johnson, has signed a deal to headline in Universal Studios forthcoming motion picture ‘The Janson Directive’; the movie is based on Robert Ludlum’s number one bestselling spy novel. ‘The Janson Directive’ is situated around former consular ops agent, Paul Janson (Dwayne Johnson), who enters into business as a private security consultant after unceremoniously leaving the covert ops field due to an exponential series of sanctioned killings; Janson subsequently teams with a lethal sharpshooter and…
  • Cristiano Ronaldo To Return To Manchester United?

    Dean Perretta
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:26 pm
    13-time English Premier League Champion, Sir Alex Ferguson, is heavily rumored to have personally reached out to Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, on behalf on current Manchester United Head Coach, Louis van Gaal, to encourage the Portuguese for a miraculous Old Trafford return. Cristiano Ronaldo’s presence has generated fascination for Madridistas, underscored likewise with a banner from a Manchester United fan serenading inside the Estadio El Madrigal in the 2-0 victory over Villareal on Saturday afternoon. Prior reports insinuated that Manchester…
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    True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training

  • Become a Faster Athlete and a Better Player

    True Sports Legacy
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:57 pm
    New Speed Training Program Shows You How To Run Faster The Athletic Quickness or AQ Speed run fаѕtеr рrоgrаm has been helping реорlе gеt fаѕtеr fоr more thаn 15 уеаrѕ nоw аnd whаt іѕ ѕо amazing durіng this time is thаt it’s bееn аblе tо drаmаtісаllу іmрrоvе the runnіng ѕрееd fоr аthlеtеѕ thrоughоut the world […] The post Become a Faster Athlete and a Better Player appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • Arе уоu using thе Right Golf Ball?

    True Sports Legacy
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:29 pm
    What Golf Ball Should You Use? Evеr heard оf Robert Cotter? If уоu haven’t, уоu need tо. Bесаuѕе Robert іѕ a patent award winning Golf Ball Design Engineer whо hаѕ worked fоr mаnу years іn thе golf industry, designing golf balls fоr professional аnd recreational golfers.  Thrоugh hіѕ work, hе hаѕ interacted wіth mаnу оf […] The post Arе уоu using thе Right Golf Ball? appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • Lacrosse Shooting Technique

    True Sports Legacy
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Lacrosse Shooting Training and Drills Learning the correct lacrosse shooting technique is probably one of the most important skill you need if you want to be an elite player.  We found some great shooting training resources online and found one that we highly recommend.  It is called Shooting Revolution and is developed by Lacrosse Guru. […] The post Lacrosse Shooting Technique appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • How To Play Lacrosse

    True Sports Legacy
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Learn How To Play Lacrosse If you are just starting to play lacrosse and really want to learn how to play lacrosse the right way from the beginning, then check out the resources below.  Hope these tips and information can you get better at lacrosse. How to Play Lacrosse (with Pictures) – wikiHow How […] The post How To Play Lacrosse appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • Lacrosse Drills

    True Sports Legacy
    9 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Lacrosse Drills We found some great lacrosse drills to help you or your team improve their skills.  Check out the drills below or visit the BTB Lacrosse site for a complete set of lacrosse drills. Lax Coach Mike: Three and Go!! Lacrosse Drill – LaxPower As I write this article, I am reminded of […] The post Lacrosse Drills appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
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  • SUBBUTEO – October 11th – Melbourne Australia

    15 Oct 2014 | 2:42 pm
  • ROLLER DERBY – August 24th – Darebin PCYC, Melbourne Australia

    1 Sep 2014 | 1:23 am
    SPORT:                                        Roller Derby WHERE:                                      Melbourne, Australia WHERE IS IT PLAYED:           Predominantly in the USA, but leagues can be found around the World WHO WAS COMPETING:     Victorian Roller Derby League (Women) vs Victorian Vanguard (Men) WHO WAS WATCHING:        Quite a decent crowd of enthusiasts and curious onlookers. Very much an “alternative” crowd. HIGHLIGHTS & OBSERVATIONS: I remember Roller Derby as once…
  • SURFING – April 19th – Rip Curl Pro, Bell’s Beach, Australia

    23 Aug 2014 | 4:07 am
    Easter Time always sees surfing back in in its spiritual home of Bells Beach. “Beefy, we have to stop meeting like this…..”  2014 RIP CURL PRO Winners: MEN – MICK FANNING (AUS) WOMEN – CARISSA MOORE (USA)    
  • FLOORBALL – August 11th – Glen Waverly, Melbourne Australia

    13 Aug 2014 | 9:52 pm
    It wasn’t an organised competition, more of a Monday night social hit-out.  
  • ICE HOCKEY – July 25th – Canada vs USA, Rod Laver Arena Melbourne AUS

    8 Aug 2014 | 1:56 am
    Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena may seem like a strange venue for a collosal ice hockey grudge match. And it was fairly safe to say that no-one in the crowd was expecting Gretzky, Federov or Lemieux to be turning out either. In fact a Kane, Quick or Boychuck would have sufficed; instead we got to experience the talents of Zenon Konopka, Emerson Etem, Tyler Bunz and Andrew Gordon (a late replacement for the world renown Kyle Quincey). When I heard the line-ups for the two teams those immortal lines from Major League were ringing through my ears – “Not bad for a couple of…
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  • The Premier League Top Four

    Ismail N
    7 Oct 2014 | 12:23 am
    After seven matches, the Premier League’s table is beginning to take its usual shape.  Chelsea is at the top, followed by Manchester City, with Manchester United is not far behind at fourth.  The only odd member in the top four is surprisingly Southampton who sold more than £100 millions worth of talents in the last transfer window. I don’t think they will last long though and I do expect Arsenal to complete the top four come May next year. Chelsea Pic credit: I hate to admit this but I think Chelsea will go on to win the league this season, unless of course, something…
  • Oldest Player To Score In Champions League

    Ismail N
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:05 am
    What does a football player want to do or want to have in his career other than winning medals and titles? Playing for a big club? Playing in the World Cup? Signing a mega-contract like Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi? Hmm.. how about writing your name into the record book? Yes, that’s what Italian football legend, Francesco Totti, did last night. Scoring with a delightful chip above Manchester City’s Joe Hart and became the oldest player to score in Champions League. Felicitazioni Francesco. Bravo! UEFA Champions League Records The official Champions League Twitter account posted…
  • Fixing Man Utd’s Problem Should Be Easy For Van Gaal

    Ismail N
    26 Sep 2014 | 10:10 pm
    To me, former Manchester United player, Phil Neville, was foolish when he said that the Red Devils must spend £100m to be title contenders. Neville was obviously referring to the weakness in United’s backline that need to be addressed after thee 5-3 defeat at the hands of newly promoted, Leicester City. He told BBC Radio 5 Live: I think there’s another two transfer windows of similar amounts of money needed – maybe £100m – before they can even think about winning the title. There are still key positions in the team that need filling. I think the centre-back position is obviously…
  • Danny Welbeck vs Radamel Falcao

    Ismail N
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:11 am
    By selling Danny Welbeck to direct rival, Arsenal, Louis Van Gaal has certainly put his reputation on the line. Both Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wengner seem to think that the England striker is a quality player. Sir Alex even choose Welbeck ahead of Wayne Rooney during their Champion League match against Real Madrid a couple of years ago. Van Gaal however, has a different opinion about Welbeck. The Dutchman decided that Welbeck is not good enough for United and happy to let him go for just £16 million. Many fans don’t think it a wise idea. Just £16 million to a direct rival?
  • Crazy Bowling Trick Shots With Jason Belmonte

    Ismail N
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:59 am
    This video was recorded back in June 2014. It shows the Professional Bowlers Association‘s (PBA) number one ranked bowler, Jason Belmonte team up with those crazy guys from Dude Perfect to create this compilation of incredible bowling trick shots. It shows, among other, some impossible spare-making shots, shots that narrowly miss people and strikes in very difficult courses. I think you’d enjoy watching this six minutes video, especially if you are one of the bowlers that are currently participating in UMS Kota Kinabalu International Open 10-Pin Bowling Tournament and waiting for…
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  • 2014 Heisman Power Rankings: It's a Two Horse Race

    Brian Rauf
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am
    2014 Heisman Power Rankings: It's a Two Horse RaceOct 21, 2014 We are a little over halfway through the college football season, and the true Heisman contenders have started to separate themselves from the rest of the group. This year, we seem to have two – Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott and Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. Georgia RB Todd Gurley has essentially been taken out of the race due to his indefinite suspension, while Notre Dame QB Everett Golson threw two interceptions as his team lost their biggest game of the season. Even though we seem to have everything in order,…
  • Kevin Garnett Closing In On Retirement After The 2014-15 NBA Season?

    Clark Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:58 pm
    Kevin Garnett Closing In On Retirement After The 2014-15 NBA Season?Oct 21, 2014 Can’t get enough Nets rumors and news? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! With Kevin Garnett heading into the final year of his current contract with the Brooklyn Nets, many are wondering aloud if 2014-15 will be the swan song for one of the best big men of the past two decades. Here’s Basketball Insiders’ Cody Taylor with his assessment of the 38-year-old Garnett’s situation in Brooklyn: Many were surprised over the summer when Garnett decided that he would return for…
  • Mavs To Release Swingman Eric Griffin

    Clark Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:46 pm
    Mavs To Release Swingman Eric GriffinOct 21, 2014 Can’t get enough Mavs news and rumors? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! The Dallas Mavericks have placed swingman Eric Griffin on waivers, according to Shams Charania of RealGM: The Dallas Mavericks have released athletic forward Eric Griffin, league source tells RealGM. Griffin was on a partial three-year deal. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 21, 2014 The 24-year-old has not yet played in an NBA game since going undrafted out of Campbell in 2012. According to Charlie Adams of Hoops Rumors, “Griffin…
  • Dikembe Mutombo Showing Interest In Buying The Atlanta Hawks

    Clark Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:35 pm
    Dikembe Mutombo Showing Interest In Buying The Atlanta HawksOct 21, 2014 Can’t get enough Hawks news and rumors? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! Former Atlanta Hawks superstar Dikembe Mutombo has conducted an initial meeting with a group of investors who are interested in buying the team. Per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the group, which is made up in part of Atlanta businessmen, has begun the preliminary work to get involved in the sale of the team. Talks are ongoing. The group may also consist of other former NBA players. They hope to meet…
  • Chargers Rumors Roundup: Ryan Mathews Injury Timetable, Flowers' Concussion Progress

    Clark Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:25 pm
    Chargers Rumors Roundup: Ryan Mathews Injury Timetable, Flowers' Concussion ProgressOct 21, 2014 Can’t get enough Chargers rumors and news? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! The San Diego Chargers’ loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday was tough in and of itself, but the real ramifications of that loss are still unknown. Injuries have piled up for the Chargers and they’ve still held themselves together as one of the AFC’s elite. In this Chargers Rumors Roundup, we’ll look at two key injuries and how they will affect the team going forward.
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  • Premier League Football Week 8 Preview & Betting Tips

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:09 am
    More winners again last week, after the international football break we get going again with some interesting fixtures and some equally interesting football betting tips from Game of Odds blogger and resident tipster, Cookie.Manchester City v Tottenham This matchup has recently brought us a lot of goals, 30 goals in the last 6, and should make for an interesting early kick off for the Premier League. The goals have been a little one-sided also with City scoring 22 of these 30. Throw into the mix that Spurs have injury questions over keeper Lloris and top scorer Chadli and you wonder if this…
  • Premier League Week 7 Preview & Betting Tips

    21 Oct 2014 | 1:29 pm
    Our resident tipster Cookie is showing good profit in the Premier League so far with his football betting tips. Read on to find out this week's suggested winners. And remember to sign up to Game of Odds if you haven't already to put your football knowledge and predictions to the test!Hull v Crystal Palace Hull have looked an interesting side to watch, and they have got a decent enough set of players there, but something isn’t quite going right for them of late. They have won just one of their last 11 premier league matches since the FA Cup semi-final win last April (losing 6 along the…
  • Championship Week 6 Preview & Betting Tips

    21 Oct 2014 | 1:29 pm
    Cookie took profit on both last weekend and this week’s midweek fixtures in the Championship, and he’s convinced about a few games with big plays this weekend. Cookie has a bigger stake available this weekend due to midweek winners - so is staking approx £12,000 this weekendWatford v Bournemouth I’ve been quite sweet about the chances of Bournemouth in their last two games, and they have let me down on both occasions, and this is very much a case of twice bitten thrice shy for me. Watford are without Troy Deeney and Fernando Foresieri, so are missing options up front (those two…
  • Premier League Week 5 Preview & Betting Tips

    21 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Last weekend’s results saw over a 10% profit on advised stakes in the Premier League and with the season running well into profit, what does Cookie have up his sleeve this week for you lucky punters?QPR v Stoke Whilst I understand each team has a quota that live television has to meet, it does seem that rather a lot of them are coming early in the season. And this weekend’s early live match in the premier league brings us a stinker in QPR vs Stoke. There isn’t much to get excited about here, and especially if you are a QPR fan, they have been conceding goals in chunks and…
  • Championship Week 6 Midweek Preview & Betting Tips

    21 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    After another profitable weekend Cookie takes a look into the midweek Championship Football fixtures, this time with a 12,000 balance available due to the success of weekend bet selections on Game of Odds.Birmingham v Sheffield Wednesday Two teams struggling for wins here, but Birmingham will be disappointed with their poor start to the season. Given the teams they have played, their points tally is poor, and a battle is on for them. Early indications are that Wednesday should be a mid-table side, with a squeak of a playoff place. Lee Novak is a doubt for Birmingham whilst Kieran Lee is a…
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    IBPA: International Basketball Players Association, LLC » News

  • IBPA CEO Charles Bennett’s Podcast Interview with Fit Across Cultures

    Charles Bennett
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Fit Across Cultures‘ podcast interview with IBPA CEO Charles Bennett discusses the overseas basketball industry and the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal.   You can listen to the interview here Fit Across Cultures Podcast Interview of Charles Bennett, or see the original post here.… Read More
  • IBPA Teams up with Fit Across Cultures to Provide Support for Professional Athletes Abroad

    Charles Bennett
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:53 am
    Susan Salzbrenner, Founder of Fit Across Cultures The IBPA is excited to team up with Susan Salzbrenner and Fit Across Cultures. Fit Across Cultures aims to support professional athletes, coaches, and student athletes abroad. Susan has a background in organizational and clinical psychology (M.A.) and a certification as an intercultural trainer. She regularly trains, coaches, and writes about intercultural communication, sports psychology […]
  • Image Rights Contracts: How they cost Players tax money and why Players shouldn’t sign them

    Charles Bennett
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Image Rights Contracts Cost Players Taxes Image rights contracts increase players’ taxes, and teams can breach them without any liability to the player. Over the last ten or so years many European teams have begun signing players to image rights contracts in addition to the players’ salary contracts. Teams get significant tax advantages from image […]
  • @SportsTao Podcast Interview with IBPA CEO Charles Bennett

    Charles Bennett
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:40 am
    Sports Tao, Troy Kirby the owner of recently interviewed IBPA CEO Charles Bennett about the ins and outs of the world of international basketball. View the article here, or listen by clicking here: Ep. 383 – Charles Bennett (CEO, International Players Association)   Troy has interviewed nearly 400 sports professionals since October 2012 because he […]
  • BFSN Law wins Texas Supreme Court case on behalf of Anonymous Internet Blogger

    Charles Bennett
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:58 am
    BFSN Law’s Shelly Skeen wins case on behalf of Anonymous Internet Blogger The Texas Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of requiring Texas trial courts to determine that they would have personal jurisdiction over the prospective defendant before ordering pre-suit discovery under Rule 202. The ruling can be viewed here.   BFSN Law’s Shelly Skeen argued in front […]
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  • Who’s Number One? NE-10 Football Capsule

    Michael Costeines
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:25 am
    With three games remaining for members of the Northeast-10 football conference, the race to determine who will play in the league’s championship game remains wide open. Let’s break down some of the top contenders.(Better luck next year to Merrimack, Stonehill, Southern Connecticut, Bentley, and Pace who all have three or more conference-losses and are out of the race.)BR-74: New Haven Chargers: 4-3 overall,4-2 NE-10Remaining games:  vs. Merrimack, @ Pace, vs. Saint AnselmNo team in the conference is carrying more momentum than the Chargers. After starting the season 0-3,…
  • Young Harris Continues Unbeaten Season, Vying for a Title In First Eligible Season

    Dave Royse
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:15 am
    BR-2 Young Harris turned in another convincing performance this weekend, this time a 4-1 win over Georgia Southwestern, putting the Peach Belt Conference leaders just four games away from an unbeaten regular season. The Mountain Lions look to be a strong contender to repeat as conference champions, and make an NCAA tournament bid in their first year of eligibility after starting play in NCAA Division II.TEAMBROFFDEFSOSHSRECYoung Harris21026299510-0-1The Mountain Lions were dominating last year as well, winning their first-ever Peach Belt title after an undefeated conference campaign and…
  • Up For Grabs: PSAC Women’s Soccer Title

    Dave Royse
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:55 am
    Free to good home: the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s soccer regular season title. The title is completely up for grabs to the best team in the final few games of the season.With about 10 days of regular season games left for teams in this 15-team league, the regular season championship remains available for the taking, with BR-13 West Chester and BR-19 East Stroudsburg tied atop the conference, each at 11-1 in league play, but with as many as four other teams possibly in striking distance.West Chester (12-1-0, 11-1-0) is on a four game win streak that has seen the…
  • D2 Women’s Soccer Top 25 Scores – Week Ending 10/19

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:32 am
    D2 Women’s Soccer Top 25 Scores- Week Ending 10/19DATEBRTEAM1BRTEAM2SCORERESULT10/151Rollins40Nova Southeastern2-0Win10/181Rollins39Eckerd3-2Win10/152North Georgia10Clayton St.5-0Good Win10/182North Georgia47UNC Pembroke1-1Draw10/153Columbus St.94Flagler1-0Bad Win10/183Columbus St.10Clayton St.2-3Loss10/164Barry168Palm Beach Atl.3-0Win10/184Barry25Saint Leo2-1Win10/175CS Stanislaus17Cal St. San B’dino0-1Loss10/195CS Stanislaus23Chico St.0-1Loss10/176Cal St. L.A.9Sonoma St.2-0Win10/196Cal St. L.A.112Humboldt St.4-0Win10/157Saint Rose45Assumption1-0Win10/187Saint…
  • Augusto Maciel Leads the Undefeated Charleston Golden Eagles

    Alex Schaffer
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:31 am
    The Charleston Golden Eagles are currently one of the hottest teams in Division 2. They are undefeated with the only blemish on their record, coming in the form of a draw against West Virginia Wesleyan. As the number of undefeated teams in the nation continues to dwindle, the Golden Eagles look to be taking their game to a higher level.Last week, the Golden Eagles defeated the Urbana University Blue Knights by the staggering score of 7 to 1 in one of their most impressive matches of the season. The performance was led by standout Augusto Maciel who scored on all three of his shots during the…
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  • Photos:Pregnant Kate Middleton Shows Off Her Baby Bump

    21 Oct 2014 | 10:14 pm
    Three months pregnant Kate Middleton,yesterday attended her first engagement since announcing her second pregnancy.  Dressed in Alexander McQueen grey coat,the Duchess of Cambridge's smallest baby bump was noticed as she welcomed the President of Singapore.  It was rumoured recently that Kate has not been seen publicly for sometime due to her severe early morning sickness which has been worry some to her.However,the Duchess of Cambridge appears to be getting better as she was seen with the tinniest baby bump alongside her husband, Prince William, on Horse Guards Parade in London…
  • Pics:Big Girl Things,Nollywood Actress Chika Ike Rents A Private Yacht In Dubai

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Nollywood actress, Chika Ike is currently in Dubai where she is spending her vacation.  The movie star has rented a yacht for two days in Dubai.She shared the pics and captioned it:"So I decided to rent a yacht for two days to kill my hotel boredom#girlgattahavefun#prebirthdayvacation#yachtlife#africandiva#noroomforboredom." Enjoy your fun/vacation while it lasts.See more pics below...
  • Scientists Discover An Ice Giant Similar To Uranus 25,000 Light-years From Earth

    20 Oct 2014 | 11:11 pm
    A group of scientists led by Dr Radosław Poleski of Ohio State University and Warsaw University Observatory in Poland have discovered an planet that looks like the planet Uranus.  The ice giant named 092LAb,a component of the constellation of Sagittarius has a mass about four times the mass of Uranus and is 25,000 light-years from Earth.  The team made the breakthrough using the phenomenon of gravitational microlensing:the gravity of a star magnifies a distance object like a lens after focusing it.   Disclosing the news,Dr Poleski said:“Only microlensing can detect…
  • Arsene Wenger:I'm Worried By Arsenal's Dip In-form

    19 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    Arsenal's coach Arsene Wenger is worried by the club's dip in form after Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Hull City. The Gunners were trailing Hull City 2-1 before Danny Welbeck equalised for Arsenal lately in the match.  Speaking after the match,Arsene Wenger said:”It is a big concern we have only won two games, especially with the goals we are conceding."“I think the performance was quite good, we put ourselves in trouble because we gave two goals away. We put the heart, the effort in until the last second.”  He also blamed the referee's decision in Mohamed Diame…
  • Ebola:Canadian Government To Send 800 To 1000 Vials Of VSV-EBOV To Africa,Liberia's Ambassador To Canada Urges Them To Do More

    19 Oct 2014 | 12:53 am
    Canadian government has been urged by Liberia's ambassador to Canada,Jeremiah Sulunteh, to send more health workers,experimental drug and medical facilities to Africa to help contain Ebola spread in Africa.  Speaking at a fundraising event aimed for Ebola control held in Hamilton,he thanked the Canadian government for her assistance so far in containing Ebola epidemic and urged the government to do more."We appreciate what the Government of Canada has done, but we will be asking them to do a little more than that.""We know they have the resources. We know they have the technology. We…
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  • Opta stats: Arsenal v Hull City

    Sirish Paudel
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:27 pm
    Hull City beat Arsenal in their first ever Premier League encounter in September 2008, since then Hull City are win less against Arsenal in their last five meetings. Hull City striker Nikica Jelavic has scored four Goals from seven appearances so far this season. He managed Four goals in 25 games last season. Nikica Jelavic has scored 8 goals for Hull City in the Premier League, Only behind Geovanni Deiberson Mauricio who has has scored 11 goals. Arsenal have won just one of their last six Premier League matches 1 Win 4 Draws 1 Loss. They won six in a row prior to this. No Arsenal players…
  • Bad News Liverpool fans, Sturridge ruled out for further Four weeks !!

    Sirish Paudel
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    Liverpool have been dealt with a huge blow as their star striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered an injury setback  in training at Melwood on Thursday. Daniel Sturridge who had been nursing a thigh injury sustained during International Duty with England in September is likely to be out for further four weeks after injuring his Calf in his first full session return to training. Sturridge has already missed games against Aston Villa, West Ham United, Everton and West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League where Liverpool picked up just four points from possible twelve. He will now miss number of…
  • Who is Arsenal target Virgil Van Dijk?

    Sirish Paudel
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:26 pm
    With January transfer window edging closer, multiple reports suggest Arsenal are plotting a £10m move for Virgil Van Dijk. But who is he? Virgil Van Dijk is a 23 year old dutch footballer who plays as a defender, primarily as a Center Back, who can also fill in at Right Back, for Scottish side Celtic. He started his senior career with FC Groningen in the Dutch Eredivisie where he spent three seasons (2010-2013) netting 7 goals in 62 appearances. In the summer of 2013, Van Dijk signed for his current side Celtic on a four year deal worth £2.6m. For a player below £3m and his age, he has…
  • Arsenal teams news ahead of Saturday’s clash against Hull City

    Sirish Paudel
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:37 am
    Earlier today, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed the team news ahead of  Saturday’s clash against Hull City. Arsene confirmed that Theo Walcott, who had been out for nine months, is fit and will play for the Arsenal U21s against Blackburn U21s on Friday. This will be Walcott’s first game since sustaining a serious knee injury against bitter rivals Tottenham in January. He also confirmed that skipper Mikel Arteta is fit and will face Hull City on Saturday. Midfielder Aaron Ramsey is progressing well from his Hamstring injury and will return to full training on Monday and might make…
  • Transfer Rumours Unlikely To Happen In January.

    Biplav Sharma
    12 Oct 2014 | 11:35 pm
    Transfer window are full of rumors, as we approach the january window the media rumors are getting hotter and hotter. With the big name listed here we look at some deal that are unlikely to happen. Here are the 10 deals that have less chance to go through. Paulinho : Tottenham HotspursJuventus The 26 year old brazilian is yet to start for Spurs this season. With the new manager in the Spurs are risking him atleast until summer. With the Juve keen to sign a free transfer the deal has very low chance of happening. Lucas Leiva : LiverpoolInter Milan Brazilian Defensive Mid, 27 is a liability on…
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  • Cat Zingano vs Ronda Rousey Set for UFC 182

    Bobby Bernstein
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:34 am
    Following her emphatic win via TKO over Amanda Nunes at last night’s UFC 182, Cat Zingano is set to get her long-awaited title shot against current women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, which is being eyed for UFC 182 on January 3 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White confirmed the promotions plans at the post-event press conference. “I was really pushing to get through this fight and I just had to get through this one and then I could look at the horizon,” Zingano told MMAjunkie. White reported that Zingano walked over to him following the fight and screamed,…
  • Stoolgate: Romero Refused To Get Up Off of His Stool At UFC 178

    Bobby Bernstein
    27 Sep 2014 | 8:32 pm
    UFC fighter Yolo Romero created quite a stir at UFC 178 with what some are calling “stoolgate” as the fighter refused to get out of his stool following the second round, allowing himself time to recover. His opponent, Tim Kennedy, had Romero nearly knocked out in the final seconds of the second round, and had the round been 10 seconds longer, Romero would have been defeated. Romero clearly intentionally took more than the allotted time to get up from his stool, and his coaches took their sweet time instructing their fighter to get up. Because of this, Romero was able to recover…
  • Miami Dolphins: It’s Not All Tannehill’s Fault, But…

    Bobby Bernstein
    25 Sep 2014 | 6:24 am
    Drama is bubbling in the Miami Dolphins’ locker room yet again, as quarterback Ryan Tannehill is publicly disagreeing with the way coach Joe Philbin failed to endorse the third-year player leading into Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Philbin declined to say whether he would keep Tannehill as the starter against Oakland. “Obviously, it doesn’t feel good. It creates a bunch of stir, a bunch of distraction in the locker room — mostly from the outside coming in and guys having to deal with the distraction of it. So it’s not a good feeling.” The…
  • Ray Rice’s Appeal: Elevator Video Was Doctored

    Bobby Bernstein
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:11 am
    Well, we were wondering what exactly former NFL running back Ray Rice was going to argue in his appeal, and now we know. Rice plans to argue that the NFL extended his punishment on the basis of an edited videotape. According to legal sources via ESPN, Ray Rice’s appeal is that the TMZ tape of him hitting then Janay Palmer in an elevator in Atlantic City was cleaned-up, whittled down and condensed so that the NFL didn’t see the whole thing. Robert Mueller, the investigator hired by the league to look into Rice’s case, is expected to also have access to the contents of the…
  • UFC Suspends Anthony Johnson Following Domestic Abuse Allegations

    Bobby Bernstein
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:31 pm
    The UFC has suspended light heavyweight fighter Anthony Johnson indefinitely following allegations of domestic abuse and a restraining order that has been filed against him, preventing him from contact with the mother of his two children. According to Bloody Elbow, A report surfaced early Friday alleging threats and abuse from Johnson. The mother of his two children (we don’t know her name, sorry) gave a statement to police alleging that “Rumble” Johnson hit her in the face and knocked out two of her teeth, and detailed numerous verbal altercations. The UFC will use a…
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  • FB Login | Login Page Home | Sign In | Sign Up

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:46 am
    FB Login | Login Page Home | Sign In | Sign Up | – Facebook is one of the mostly used social networking site all over the world and it very popular among the youths. Here we are providing the history of the Facebook website and about the owner of the Facebook. FB Login | Login Page Home | Sign In | Sign Up | FB Login Facebook was started in February 4, 2014 by Mark Zuckerberg along with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University like Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McColoum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Initially this site…
  • FC Goa vs Atletico De Kolkata {Preview, Analysis, Prediction} Match 10 ISL

    ISL Official
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:54 pm
    ISL match 10 FC Goa vs Atletico De Kolkata Preview, Analysis, Prediction the indian super leagues will complete it’s 10 matches run at indian television with the kick off this match. There is chapions leagues football this week which would certainly affect the no of viewer of ISL. FC Goa vs Atletico De Kolkata {Preview, Analysis, Prediction} Match 10 ISL FC Goa vs Atletico De Kolkata ISL Match 10 Prediction Last Matches of Both Teams: FC Goa lost their first match by 2-1 and drew second match, so it is not good start for Goa. Atletico De Kolkata won first match by 3-0 and drew second…
  • Hero ISL Kerala Blasters Vs Chennaiyin FC 21 Oct Match Highlights, Final Score, Results

    ISL Official
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:38 am
    Indian Super League Match 9 Chennaiyin FC Vs  Kerala Blasters, Match Highlights, Final Score, Results: Their were galaxy of super star for watching this match in Chennai, there were actors & players to see this amazing match of the Hero ISL. The game was very much balance with both the teams from the south India, making it one to south derby in ISL. The Kerala Blasters owner Sachin Tendulkar was present for the with the south Indian film star Rajnikant. The owner of Kerala Blasters Abhishek Bachaan was also present with his father Ahbitab Bachaan. The crowd went crazy when they saw…
  • Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters [Live Streaming, Score, Formation]

    ISL Official
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:13 am
    Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters [Live Streaming, Score, Online ] finally after a one day break the match kicks off that the between two of the heavyweights of the games. This match is important for both the teams. Managers: Marco Materazzi and David Jones First match for Materazzi was good; his team has defeated one of the strongest team and its manager. Materazzi is managing very well so there are less chances of losing today. On the other hand Jones’s team had also good match, he lost but his management was very good, his opponent for last match were strong also they lost by only 1goal.
  • Match 9, Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters Preview, Squad, Live Telecast

    ISL Official
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:59 pm
    Match 9, Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters Preview, Squad, Live Telecast, Predictions, Streaming ::- The upcoming match no 9 Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters FC is to be played on 21st October in Chennai. This match would be a great turning point for the Kerala Blasters, because Kerala Blasters has not yet won any match in Indian Super League till now. It seems that this team is showing very poor performance in this tournament. In the last match played against North East United FC Kerala Blasters was defeated by 1-0. Let’s see what performance they give in this match. Here we are…
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  • {Watch*} Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC ISL Match Highlights Video, Result

    21 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    {Watch*} Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC ISL Match Highlights Video and Result: The Hero Indian Super League Matches was started on October 12th, 2014. All the Hero ISL Match are very excited, as this type of tournament played first time in India. The Indian Super League Match 9th played between Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC. In Hero Indian Super League total 8 team from different cities of India are take part in it. The ISL Teams are from Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Kochi and Guwahati. If you are searching for Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC ISL Highlights Video…
  • [Match 9] Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC Prediction, Playing XI 2014

    21 Oct 2014 | 12:03 am
    [Match 9] Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC Prediction and Playing XI 2014: The Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The Indian Super League 9th Match is played between Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC. The ISL football tournament was started with Indian Super League Opening Ceremony. In Hero India Super League total 8 teams are take part in it, all Indian Super League teams are Mumbai City FC, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters, Chennaiyin FC, North East United, FC Pune City and Atletico de Kolkata. If you are searching for Chennaiyin FC VS Kerala Blaster FC ISL Match…
  • NorthEast United VS FC Goa ISL {Match 8th} Highlights Video, Result

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    NorthEast United VS FC Goa ISL {Match 8th} Highlights Video, Result: The Hero Indian Super League Matches was started on October 12th, 2014. All the Hero ISL Match are very excited, as this footaball tournament played first time in India. The Indian Super League Match 8th played between NorthEast United VS FC Goa. In Hero Indian Super League total 8 team from different cities of India are take part in it. The ISL Teams are from Goa, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Kochi and Guwahati. If you are searching for NorthEast United VS FC Goa ISL Highlights Video and also NorthEast United VS…
  • {Watch*} Atletico de Kolkata VS Delhi Dynamos ISL Match Highlights Video, Result

    19 Oct 2014 | 12:16 pm
    {Watch*} Atletico de Kolkata VS Delhi Dynamos ISL Match 7 Highlights Video and Result: The Hero Indian Super League Matches was started on October 12th, 2014. All the Hero ISL Match are very excited, as this type of tournament played first time in India. The Indian Super League Match 7th played between Atletico de Kolkata VS Delhi Dynamos. In Hero Indian Super League total 8 team from different cities of India are take part in it. The ISL Teams are from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai, Goa, Kochi and Guwahati. If you are searching for Atletico de Kolkata VS Delhi Dynamos ISL Highlights…
  • {Match 8th} NorthEast United VS FC Goa ISL Live Streaming in HD

    18 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    {Match 8th} NorthEast United VS FC Goa ISL Live Streaming in HD: The Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The (ISL) Indian Super League Match 8th is going to play on 19th October, 2014 between NorthEast United VS FC Goa. In this League total eight teams are take part in it, all Indian Super League teams are Pune football team – FC Pune City, Guwahati football team – North East United, Mumbai football team – Mumbai City FC, Kolkata football team – Atletico de Kolkata, Kochi football team – Kerala Blasters, Chennai football team –…
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  • Underwater Photography and Videography Workshops with Freedom Divers

    13 Oct 2014 | 7:55 pm
    Do you want to learn how to take photos and video underwater? Take your enjoyment of diving to the next level by learning to take expert photos and videos on your dives with Freedom Divers National Geopraphic and Animal Planet Vidoegrapher. Have you ever tried to explain to non diver friends and family what life in the Ocean is like, only to be stuck for words? Maybe you have already take underwater photos but want to learn more about composition, lighting, aperture, shutter speed, editing and more. The Freedom Divers Underwater Photography and Videography Workshops are an interesting and…
  • Money off all courses with Freedom Divers in October

    28 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Come take a course with us at Freedom Divers Have you wanted to take your PADI Open Water, or progress on to get your Advanced, Rescue, Speciality courses or even Dive Master. Freedom Divers are offering a fantastic 10% off all courses in the month of October, bring a friend get an even bigger 15% off for you and your friend. Getting your PADI Open Water certificate opens you up to a whole new world, once you experience that feeling of being weightless underwater you will be planning all your holidays around diving. The Open Water course only takes 3 days, 1 spent in the classroom and pool,…
  • Sharks and the worlds oceans

    23 Sep 2014 | 11:40 pm
    What is your opinion on Sharks? Beautiful? Dangerous? Scary? Powerful? Whatever your thoughts, Shark finning is the hot topic at the moment due to many organisations and even celebrity’s getting on board trying to ban the exportation of shark fins, and trying to stop restaurants from serving it on their menu. Shark fin soup has for many years been a luxury dish in many Asian countries, seen as something only the rich and famous ate, with many people now being able to afford this luxury it is becoming a common dish to have (still very expensive) and many restaurants serve it. There has…
  • Phuket day trip diving at Racha Yai

    10 Sep 2014 | 4:21 am
    Why should you be diving at Racha Yai right now? Its low season at the moment in Phuket and you may have heard bad things about the diving, rough boat rides, storms, rain, bad visibility. Well let me tell you that the diving at Racha Yai now is fantastic, this is why you should be diving here… Its true, we are getting some storms and rain, but what is a little bit of rain when you are diving, its not like you are afraid of getting a bit wet!! The water temperatures are 29 Degrees, its actually warmer in the water then out of it, meaning you do not need to wear a wet suit, although most…
  • Luxury Dive Master training in Phuket with Freedom Divers

    28 Jun 2014 | 8:08 pm
    Does the idea of completing some of your training on a luxury liveaboard excite you? Freedom Divers have put together a fantastic Dive Master training plan that as well as completing all the requirements for PADI but goes one step further giving you the opportunity to learn about life working on a Similans and Myanmar liveaboard. Alongside this amazing experience you will learn about the different types of marine life, how to identify them and the habitats they live in. At Freedom Divers we want all our Dive Masters in training to get a complete understanding of the beautiful word under the…
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  • Rangers rally for three straight, make it three straight

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    The New York Rangers rallied for three unanswered goals to beat the New Jersey Devils in overtime, making it three straight wins for the Blueshirts. Trailing 3-1 in the third period, all on powerplay goals, the Rangers scored twice in the third and once in overtime to collect the two points against a Metropolitan Division […] The post Rangers rally for three straight, make it three straight appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Around the Farm: Bodie notches game winner with 18 seconds left

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:48 pm
    Mat Bodie notched the game winner for the Hartford Wolf Pack with 18 seconds remaining in the third, propelling the Pack to a 5-4 win over Worcester. Conor Allen, Ryan Bourque, Oscar Lindberg, and Danny Kristo –so basically 95% of the big prospect names– also scored for the Pack, who remain undefeated in regulation. Below […] The post Around the Farm: Bodie notches game winner with 18 seconds left appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Game 7: Start a winning streak

    21 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    After a three game losing streak, the Rangers have won two in a row, with one coming against a powerhouse team in the San Jose Sharks. Tonight, the suddenly-able-to-score New Jersey Devils are hosting our New York Rangers. The Devs have scored 17 goals in their first five games this year, but have allowed 16 […] The post Game 7: Start a winning streak appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Neutral zone counters – the backbone of NYR’s success

    The Suit
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Everyone always wants to talk about whether or not teams should be dumping the puck vs. carrying or if teams are out- shooting (possessing) the opposition. In reality, these things are just outputs. They are the end result of how well a team is executing the process. For many teams, part of that process is their […] The post Neutral zone counters – the backbone of NYR’s success appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Rick Nash’s hot start and tempering expectations

    Martin Burns
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:24 am
    Rick Nash is off to a hot goal-scoring streak to start the 2014-15 season, scoring 7 goals in 6 games, tops in the NHL. Nash, who was the subject of much criticism over the off-season for “not showing up” in the playoffs despite strong possession numbers, is in for a bit of a wake up […] The post Rick Nash’s hot start and tempering expectations appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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  • Dank Bluthochdruck geistig fit im Alter

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:21 am
    22.10.14 © Anna-Lurye-Fotolia München ( – Bluthochdruck ist für den Körper eine Zumutung: Die Arterien verkalken, das Risiko für Schlaganfall, Herzinfarkt oder Nierenversagen steigt. Doch nicht immer ist hoher Blutdruck schlecht. Das gilt zumindest für ältere Menschen. Denn bei Ihnen scheint ein hoher Druck auf den Gefäßen der geistigen Fitness gut zu tun. Ungünstig wirkte sich dagegen niedriger Blutdruck aus, er fördert den geistigen Verfall – vor allem bei Menschen mit einer Herzschwäche (Herzinsuffizienz). Das ist das Ergebnis einer Studie von Dr. Peter van…
  • Handy-Verträge bei Amazon

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:19 am
    Amazon verkauft neuerdings Smartphones mit Mobilfunk-Verträgen. Die Neuerung wurde ohne großen Rummel eingeführt, was ein klein wenig erstaunlich ist, da sie die bisher geläufige Art an einen Handyvertrag zu gelangen, auf den Kopf stellen könnte. Amazon bietet aktuell rund 100 Smartphones in Kombination mit einem Vertrag an. Dadurch sinken die Preise für die Smartphones häufig auf ein Euro. Es gibt allerdings keine freie Netzwahl, da Amazon den neuen Service exklusiv mit der Deutschen Telekom anbietet. Aber was nicht ist, das kann ja noch kommen. Als Verträge der Telekom werden…
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Für Android-Tablets noch im Jahr 2014

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:19 am
    01:02Hearthstone: Fluch von Naxxramas im Launch-Trailer Embed-Code Für die Verwendung in unseren Foren: [ctecvideo]58862[/ctecvideo] Quelle: This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at Gamezone – News
  • Motorrad – Smith: Nur noch acht Punkte hinter Pol Espargaro

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:18 am
    22. Oktober 2014 – 15:44 Uhr Der Podestplatz in Australien hat Bradley Smith in der Fahrerwertung gut getan: Kann der Brite noch am Teamkollegen vorbeiziehen? Yamaha-Pilot Bradley Smith kann noch WM-Sechster werden © Tech 3 ( – Tech-3-Pilot Bradley Smith hat die vielen Ausfälle beim Rennen auf Phillip Island genutzt und sein erstes MotoGP-Podium einfahren. Während sich andere Fahrer grobe Fehler leisteten, behielt der Brite die Nerven und wurde mit 16 Punkten belohnt. Dadurch verbesserte sich Smith in der Meisterschaft um zwei Positionen und zog an Stefan…
  • TuS N-Lübbecke hält Tauabo

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    Ramon Tauabo hat 19 Länderspiele für die deutsche Juniorennationalmannschaft bestritten(Copyright: imago) Handball-Bundesligist TuS N-Lübbecke hat nach Jens Schöngarth und Gabor Langhans einen weiteren Profi über diese Saison hinaus an sich gebunden. Die Ostwestfalen verlängerten den nach dieser Saison auslaufende Vertrag mit Rechtsaußen Ramon Tauabo um ein Jahr bis zum bis zum 30. Juni 2016. “Ramon ist als Nachwuchsspieler zu uns gekommen und hat sich mittlerweile etabliert”, sagte Trainer Dirk Beuchler: “Er ist ein sehr mannschaftsdienlicher Spieler und ich bin…
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  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country - 4

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Jimmy Case4. Jimmy CaseBlessed with one of the fiercest shots ever seen in this country, local hero Jimmy Case was part of the first Liverpool side to dominate European football. An academy product, Case made his debut for the Reds in 1973 at the tail end of Bill Shankly’s Liverpool dynasty. Little did he know what lay in store for the team under the stewardship of Shankly’s assistant, Bob Paisley. A winner of 4 league titles and an exceptional 3 European Cups, Case remarkably, was never named in an England squad. Playing at a similar time to Ron Harris, Case can be similarly stunned that…
  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country - 2

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Delio Onnis2. Delio OnnisItalian born Argtentine stiker, Delio Onnis has been the French League’s top scorer ever since he hung up his boots in 1986. Onnis amassed an incredible 299 goals in a 15 year career in France, playing for Stade Reims, Tours FC, SC Toulon and most notably AS Monaco between 1973 and 1980. His unbeaten haul in French football is made all the more impressive given (Monaco excluded) all his clubs were relegation candidates during his time with them. Even Monaco slipped into the second division in the 76/77 season. But 30 goals from their leading man propelled them back…
  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country - 1

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Steve Bruce1. Steve BruceThe captain of the first legendary Manchester Utd team under Sir Alex Ferguson, Steve Bruce was arguably part of the best defensive pairing the Premier League has ever seen. Bought for £800,000 from Norwich in 1987, he and partner Gary Pallister formed the rigid backbone of a United side that ended a 26 year wait for the league title. Ever dependable and unmovable, they soaked up enormous pressure, which allowed the likes of Cantona, Giggs, Scholes and Beckham to work their magic further up field. Bruce went on to make over 400 appearances for the Red Devils and…
  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country - 3

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Ron Harris3. Ron Harris795 times Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris turned out in the blue of Chelsea during the 60s and 70s, yet not once was he called upon by England. Feared as one of the hardest players in an era that included the likes of Tommy Smith and Norman Hunter. Ron Harris was the bedrock of a defence that oversaw Chelsea‘s first F.A. Cup, League Cup and Cup Winners Cup victories. Being only 22 at the time of the 1966 World Cup, Harris’ omission from that stellar tournament is no surprise, but England’s failure to qualify for four successive major tournaments in the 1970s really does…
  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country - 5

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Mikel Arteta5. Mikel ArtetaIs Mikel Arteta the unluckiest man in football? There are many moments in a player’s career that can alter their entire lives, sometimes they work out but other times they don’t and unfortunately for Mikel Arteta, they all seem to have gone against him. Born in San Sebastian, Arteta was childhood friends with Xabi Alonso and they both dreamed of playing together for Real Sociedad. However, at age 15, Arteta upped and left for Barcelona whilst Alonso stayed in the Basque country. 3 major tournament wins and 106 caps later, Alonso can rightly look back and wonder…
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  • Vikings’ Offensive Line Holding Back Bridgewater, McKinnon

    19 Oct 2014 | 3:24 pm
    The Vikings’ defense played admirably despite a last-second, game-winning touchdown pass from Kyle Orton, Sunday. They forced four turnovers, and the Vikings offense could only muster 16 points in the loss. Patrick Reusse of 1500 ESPN and the Star Tribune has been pretty clear that rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is to blame for the anemic offense. He even wrote that Bridgewater’s performance against Detroit, the NFL’s top-ranked defense, was identical to Christian Ponder’s performance against Green Bay, the NFL’s 19th-ranked defense. Last time it was…
  • Almond Butter Pecan Pot Cookies

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:50 pm
    I had a 20-hour bus trip ahead of me, and I wanted to be relaxed for the ride, so my friend and I took about a gram of Doox (20.54% THC) and made two-or-so Tablespoons of cannabutter. Doox, as described on The Farm’s website, is a “musky, skunky, earthy, pungent” hybrid of Chemdawg and Purple Cowthat provides an “instant intense high, uplifting mentally with a strong body buzz.” I feel that to be a pretty accurate description. There is no photo on the website, unfortunately, but there is one here. Since we only had a few grams of weed and wanted enough to smoke…
  • The Downside of Drug Tests and Drug Education

    13 Oct 2014 | 8:18 pm
    A drug testing fool am I, And so I am less often high. Life is much slower, And my good friend the grower, We hang down our heads, and we cry.   Sitting through class sure is rough, Because drug education’s dull stuff. So it sure would be neat To sit back in my seat With a nice can of spray paint and huff.
  • A Gonzo Look at the 2015 Minnesota Twins Coaching Staff

    9 Oct 2014 | 9:12 pm
    Coaches are underrated, underpaid and picking a coaching staff is hard. That’s what I’ve learned since attempting to dig into all the coaching candidates to fill positions on the 2015 Minnesota Twins coaching staff. Choosing a coaching staff is largely the manager’s job, but Terry Ryan will certainly play an active role in who the new manager hires, especially if the new manager is young and influential. Although recently it seems anyone Gardy wanted Terry allowed. Perhaps we’re seeing and feeling the effects of that now. The right collection of coaches makes all the…
  • Tricks of the Twat and Things I’ve Forgot

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:22 pm
    The Prof speaks of light and of waves, And of how little atoms behave. But I’d rather be taught The tricks of the twat, And why or why not one would shave. This exam will require more thought, And that’s bad as it seems I’ve forgot All the stuff the prof said – It’s all gone from my head But it’s not like I miss it a lot.
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  • MotoGP: Marquez, Pedrosa debut MotoGP machine in Indonesia

    Emanuele Venturoli
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:59 am
    Earlier this week, 2014 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa visited Jakarta on their way to Malaysia for round seventeen of the World Championship. On Monday, they were guests of Trans 7′s TV show ‘Hitam Putih”, then yesterday they broke history after riding a MotoGP machine for the first time in Indonesia at the Sentul Circuit, Bogor. Watched by thousands of fans, the two Repsol Honda Riders also took to the circuit on the latest sports motorcycle of PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM), the Honda CBR150R. AHM gave this unique opportunity for the Indonesian people to…
  • MotoGP: Rossi marks 250th MotoGP race in style with Phillip Island win

    Emanuele Venturoli
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:28 am
    Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi raised the roof in Australia today, delivering a stunning race victory at Phillip Island for the Australian Grand Prix. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo claimed the second step of the rostrum as part of a full Yamaha podium with Bradley Smith in third. The Doctor made a great start to his 250th Grand Prix race in MotoGP as he jumped two places to sixth on the opening laps. He fought off Dani Pedrosa as he continued to battle his way to the front of the field, passing Bradley Smith and Pol Espargarò for third place. Starting from third on the grid Lorenzo was…
  • Australian GP: Miller wins at home in thrilling weekend

    Sophie Riga
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:14 am
    After a long and eventful Moto3 race, Australia has its new favorite. Local hero Jack Miller has won his home Grand Prix in front of more than 77.000 people, who probably collectively became fans. No wonder, since the farewell of Casey Stoner in 2012, the aussies are waiting for a new, australian top rider. It seems that Miller is the one they were looking for. The KTM factory rider started eighth position, but with the possible world title in mind, made his way up as fast as possible. His main opponent Álex Márquez instantly took the lead in front of his teammate Alex Rins, so Miller had…
  • MotoGP: Marquez, Pedrosa back on track Down Under

    Emanuele Venturoli
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:43 am
    Recently crowned 2014 Champion Marc Marquez, and his Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa were back on track today at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, with Repsol Honda’s 2011 World Champion Casey Stoner watching on with his family from inside the garage. Sunny blue skies welcomed the riders but temperatures remained fresh with an ambient temperature of just 15ºC and track at 35ºC. It was an important test for the tyres after a difficult race weekend in 2013 which resulted in race direction adding a mandatory pit stop to change tyres during the race. The factory riders attended a…
  • MotoGP: King Casey completes test days for Honda

    Sophie Riga
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:58 am
    Just in time for his 29th birthday, it was posted, that two time world champion Casey Stoner will make his short return to MotoGP in late october. As HRC confirmed, the aussie completes two days of testing with a factory Honda RC213V at Twin Ring Motegi, Japan. Not only will he provide his feedback for the 2015 Bridgestone tires, but also for the new Michelin ones. The french tire factory replaces the long-time supplier Bridgestone in 2016, who’ll withdraw from the world championship completely. With the help of a talented and established rider like Casey Stoner, the improvement and…
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  • Winter Cycling Essentials: Lighting

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    Winter Cycling Essentials: Lighting It’s that time of year again, you know, when the weather is cold, wet or worse and if you’re commuting by bike it’s dark when you set off and dark again when you leave. So here’s a couple of tips to make life just that little bit safer and more comfortable so hopefully you can still enjoy the ride out there on the roads. First of all we’ll start with your bike and the most important addition to add during winter is a good set of lights, not only to help you see where you’re going but so other road users see you! It’s important not to scrimp on…
  • Competition: Nominate your Running Club of the Year

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:07 am
    Are you a member of a running club which you feel deserves some extra recognition? Or perhaps you and your friends have formed your own running group that you’re particularly proud of? Either way, we’d love to hear from you as we look to crown the UK’s Running Club of the Year. We’re inviting you to nominate your club or running group of choice and put them in with a chance of winning a £500 spending spree at any Decathlon store. The competition is open to all running clubs, associations or groups regardless of whether you’re an athletics club with many members…
  • Basketball: The Last Ball

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:05 pm
    The Last Ball A Basketball Story by Connor Quigley It was Cup final day. The day my whole team and I had been waiting for. This is what we had been fighting for all season, and for a relatively new club to be here was quite rare to see. We all sat in the changing room, discussing tactics: what plays we were going to use and last minute studying on how the opposition played and how we could use that against them. We were all overly nervous. This was new to us; we had never reached this stage before, ever. We had been the underdogs throughout the whole cup run. But we deserved it, just for…
  • How To Create A Successful Training Programme

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:35 am
    How To Create A Successful Training Programme By David Taylor When deciding upon a new training programme, it can sometimes be hard to figure out where to start. To help you on your way to creating a successful training programme, I will tell you about the principles of practice which I have used in the past when creating my own. There are 9 principles to follow. However, many of them interact with each other. The stages can be remembered using the Acronym VP-SMARTER. V – Variable You should aim to make your training programme as varied as possible. This will prevent your training…
  • Decathlon Adventures

    18 Oct 2014 | 2:24 am
    Decathlon Adventures At Decathlon, we believe in a healthy balance of work and play! Recently Decathletes from the Stockport store have participated in many fun events. Have a read of just some of the fun we’ve been having: Stockport 10K The Stockport 10K was a fun and successful day for all! The Stockport decathletes conquered the race wearing Kalenji t-shirts; advertising the FREE gait analysis we offer in-store. There was even a female runner who recognized one of our staff members, and was extremely thankful for his advice on trainers after a Gait Analysis saying “she no longer had…
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  • Willis Reed video surfaces of him fighting the entire Lakers team (VIDEO)

    Jason Whitney
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:28 pm
    Jason Whitney A video of Willis Reed taking on the entire Los Angeles Lakers team in a fist fight has surfaced. Reed was in his third year with the New York Knicks when one of the biggest fights in NBA history took place at Madison Square Garden. Back in 1966, a young Willis Reed was playing power […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • Kevin Durant was “Ridin’ Dirty” with his new ride on way to press conference

    Jason Whitney
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:23 pm
    Jason Whitney Kevin Durant isn’t letting a fractured right foot keep him from having a little preseason fun. Durant had to make himself available to the media because the Association changed its rules regarding injured players. So instead of limping over to the press conference on a pair of crutches, Durant decided to take a scooter. But […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • Watch: Lawrence Timmons puke right before snap

    LeRoyMcConnell III
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:49 pm
    LeRoyMcConnell III Priceless!  This is Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons between plays puking!  Can’t hold your liquor huh!   I mean Gatorade!  If the Texans were aware they would run right up the gut! -LeRoy McConnell III Related Articles Watch: AJ Green catches game-winning 77-yard TOUCHDOWN pass John Harbaugh gets knocked around trying to celebrate with a heavy weight! […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • THD and Hoop Culture Present: Create-a-Caption Contest for Tees

    Jason Whitney
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:27 pm
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  • Paul George already doing drills without protective boot (Video)

    Jason Whitney
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Jason Whitney Indiana Pacers star Paul George had one of the most gruesome injuries you’ll ever see during a scrimmage with Team USA over the summer. Not only did the horrific injury wreck the Pacer’s up coming season, it could take years for George to return to his all-star form. However, it appears that George is trying […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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  • Boxer KOs Referee

    Marcus Flowers
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:45 pm
    DUNK360 “Two to the chin, bop! One to the chest/One to the ribs, the haymaker didn’t connect” Boxing is a sport thats run on adrenaline, fighters put their all on the line to either win or lose. One boxer took his losing decision out on a referee. During the European Youth Boxing Championship in Zagreb, Croatia. Vido Loncar of Croatia and Algirdas Baniulis competed in a light heavyweight match. Loncar who lost the match, took out his frustrations on the referee, a slew of combinations knocking the referee out. Here is the combination from another level. After Loncar attacks…
  • Daryl Morey Comes To James Harden’s Defense

    Marcus Flowers
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:15 pm
    DUNK360 James Harden is a top tier basketball player. He’s an elite offense player, versatile in his play sets, and gets the offensive game of basketball. However one area of the game he has been lacking (exploited) is his defense. Teams have exposed Harden’s kryptonite to point so much during the 2013-2014 NBA campaign that a youtube video was compiled, dedicated to Harden’s lapses on the defensive end. One person to come to Harden’s aid is Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey. Morey spoke with USA today about clips: For whatever reason, it has taken on a life…
  • Shakhtar’s Luis Adriano Breaks Champions League Scoring Record

    Marcus Flowers
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    DUNK360 Shaktar Donetsk striker Luis Adriano broke not one, but multiple records in the Donetsk match against the BATE Borisov in the Champions League. Adriano compiled the fastest hat trick in ever in League, totaling in at 7 minutes. Luiz Adriano has today scored the fastest hat-trick in UCL HISTORY: 7 minutes. — Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStats) October 21, 2014 Another feat he accomplished was tying the record for most goals scored in a match, at five. Luis now joins Leo Messi with the most goals scored in a single match. RECORD: LUIZ ADRIANO joins Leo Messi as only players to score…
  • Kendrick Lamar’s “I” Named Offical Song of 2014-2015 NBA Season

    Shaun Brown
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:28 pm
    DUNK360 Kendrick Lamar’s  latest single “I” is already tearing up the airwaves and looks to close out the year as one of the biggest, if not thee biggest, single of 2014. When the NBA officially tips off in a week expect to hear more of it. The song will serve as the backdrop for ads promoting the league’s biggest stars. The first of the ads is already out and features clips of some of the league’s elite ballers such as Lebron, Carmelo,Kobe, James Hardn, Steph Curry, and Dirk Nowitzki to name a few. Kendrick is also set to perform the song at TNT’s opening…
  • #360STYLE: Big East Conference x Starter Collaboration Collection

    Jalisa Oshunsanya
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    DUNK360 Carl Banks, 2x Super Bowl champ and President of G-III sports, has teamed up with retailer, Villa, to create these limited edition jackets.  The “Midnight Madness” collection brings to life historic sports moments from the original Big East and the excitement of college basketball to both the sports and fashion world.  Highlighting seven exclusive designs, the debut capsule takes inspiration from original teams in the Big East Conference including UCONN, Syracuse, St John’s, Providence, Seton Hall, Georgetown and Villanova.          The…
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  • UEFA Champions League: Goals Galore on Matchday 3

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:32 pm
    The Tuesday slate of Champions League fixtures for Matchday 3 brought on a seemingly unprecedented onslaught of goals. Bayern Munich and Shakhtar Donetsk led the charge by scoring seven against AS Roma and BATE Borisov, respectively.   Chelsea was just one off the pace with their 6-nil thumping of NK Maribor at Stamford Bridge.   All in all a total of 40 goals were scored in just eight matches. That eclipses the entire goal mark of Matchday 2 (16 matches) in which 39 total goals were scored.   Shakhtar’s barrage on Belarusian outfit BATE was swift and unrelenting as…
  • 2014 World Series preview

    Jake B
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    The Kansas City Royals will take on the San Francisco Giants in the 2014 World Series. Hold up. Hold up. (not we dem boyz) The Royals are in the World Series? You better believe it. It’s been one of the more remarkable stories in MLB history. Nobody saw it coming and out of nowhere, the Royals have been on a miraculous run. They have won all eight of their playoff games. They haven’t lose a game since September 27th. That’s almost a month. They have breezed by the MLB-best Angels and the Orioles. They swept them both away after coming back from a 7-3 deficit to beat the…
  • NCAA Football Playoff Picture: Who’s In The Hunt?

    20 Oct 2014 | 11:55 am
    Eight weeks into the NCAA Football season, only four unbeaten teams remain, and three out of those four were hardly expected to be in the discussion for the inaugural College Football Playoff. The first set of rankings for the playoff will be announced on October 28.   Only Florida State (7-0, No. 2, AP), despite immense scrutiny regarding their star quarterback Jameis Winston, has managed to live up to the preseason hype, running the table thus far including three close calls (against Oklahoma State, Clemson and most recently, Notre Dame).   Two teams from the Magnolia…
  • Seahawks upset by Rams, in trouble at 3-3

    Jake B
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:22 am
    Six games into the season and the Seattle Seahawks are 3-3 and in third place in the NFC West. The defending Super Bowl champions have plenty of reason for concern after their 28-26 loss to the lowly Rams. In a very good division and a strong NFC, the Seahawks are no lock to get to the playoffs. If you look at the box score Sunday, you would think Seattle dominated in all facets of the game. Somehow, they ended up with a loss. Their defense didn’t play as well as they could have hoped. They trailed early and had to try and come back late. They missed a two-point conversion. They…
  • Jets land Percy, but move comes two weeks late

    Jake B
    18 Oct 2014 | 11:44 pm
    With the Jets on the brink of being eliminated from the playoffs just seven games into the season, John Idzik woke up and made a trade. The 1-6 Jets traded a mid-round draft pick to the Seattle Seahawks to get wide receiver and kick/punt returner Percy Harvin. The problem is the move came two weeks too late. Credit Idzik and the Jets organization for getting the deal done. They badly needed another playmaker on offense and Harvin gives them some flexibility on offense and special teams. There’s no doubt the Super Bowl champion with the Seahawks can make plays that Marty…
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