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  • The Reason For the Season

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    24 Nov 2014 | 12:58 pm
    If you're a long-time reader of the Sports Central family, you know about SC's Jonathan Lowe's love for college basketball's holiday tournaments. But ... why? He opens up the door to his mind and offers up his reasons for the fascination.
  • No. 3 Arizona holds off Kansas State in Maui
    Associated Press
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:36 pm
    Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 Tuesday in the Maui Invitational semifinals.
  • Report: RGIII Benched, Colt McCoy To Start Against Indianapolis

    Kevin Draper
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:29 pm
    Earlier today it seemed Jay Gruden really wanted to bench Robert Griffin III , and according to a report from Adam Schefter (and confirmed by Mike Jones), he's finally done it. Schefter, citing a team source, says that Colt McCoy will be Washington's starting quarterback when they take on Indianapolis on Sunday, not Griffin. But the benching doesn't necessarily affect Griffin's future with the team:Read more...
  • Golden State holds off Heat

    MSN Video: What's Hot > Most Watched > Sports
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:20 pm
    Harrison Barnes comments on the Golden State Warriors' win over the Miami Heat.
  • NFL Week 12 Power Rankings

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    25 Nov 2014 | 11:37 am
    SC's Brad Oremland offers rankings and analysis for all 32 teams and offers an explanation for Cowboy fans in New Jersey, plus: the television commercial that needs to stop running, Hall of Fame semifinalists, and the regular-season Super Bowl.
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  • No. 3 Arizona holds off Kansas State in Maui

    Associated Press
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:36 pm
    Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 Tuesday in the Maui Invitational semifinals.
  • Source: Redskins to start McCoy over RG III

    Adam Schefter
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:33 pm
    The Washington Redskins are planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, according to a team source.
  • Sandoval set for 'new challenge' in Boston news services
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:02 pm
    Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the past two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.
  • Sandoval set for 'new challenge' in Boston news services
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:02 pm
    Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the past two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.
  • CFP: First four unchanged, but Ole Miss falls news services
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:39 pm
    Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State are again the top four teams in the CFP rankings, but Ole Miss tumbles from No. 8 down to No. 19.
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  • Report: RGIII Benched, Colt McCoy To Start Against Indianapolis

    Kevin Draper
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:29 pm
    Earlier today it seemed Jay Gruden really wanted to bench Robert Griffin III , and according to a report from Adam Schefter (and confirmed by Mike Jones), he's finally done it. Schefter, citing a team source, says that Colt McCoy will be Washington's starting quarterback when they take on Indianapolis on Sunday, not Griffin. But the benching doesn't necessarily affect Griffin's future with the team:Read more...
  • Derrick Rose Knocked Out Of Game Due To Injury

    Timothy Burke
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:04 pm
    This is starting to sound a bit repetitive.
  • Steph Curry Goes Bananas, Drops 40 Points On The Heat

    Kevin Draper
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:58 pm
    Steph Curry against-the-world games are the most fun you can have watching basketball. Whether it is 54 points against the Knicks in Madison Square Garden, whomping the Denver Nuggets in the playoffs, or some random January game, nothing is better than watching Curry fire on all cylinders. His array of tricky dribbling, jaw-dropping passes, and sheer variety of makes is matched by none.Read more...
  • John Klingberg Scores Knuckling Goal From The Neutral Zone

    Kevin Draper
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:40 pm
    The Dallas Stars defenseman scored this thunderous goal to take a 1-0 lead over the Oilers in the first period tonight. If you look closely at about 27 seconds, you can see that the puck is actually on its side when Klingberg slaps it. This leads the puck to move much like a knuckleball would, and fool Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth. The movement is brutal, but you still expect Fasth to be able to stop a glove side, unscreened shot from 75 feet away. Read more...
  • Chick-Fil-A Is Either On A Homicidal Rampage Or Bad At Twitter

    Albert Burneko on Foodspin, shared by Albert Burneko to Deadspin
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:05 pm
    So either a Chick-Fil-A employee forgot to log out of the company Twitter account before tweeting about his/her gaming exploits, or the pious chicken chain has snapped and is out here cruising the streets with a weapon, looking for blood, and super chipper about it.Read more...
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NFL Week 12 Power Rankings

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:37 am
    SC's Brad Oremland offers rankings and analysis for all 32 teams and offers an explanation for Cowboy fans in New Jersey, plus: the television commercial that needs to stop running, Hall of Fame semifinalists, and the regular-season Super Bowl.
  • The Reason For the Season

    24 Nov 2014 | 12:58 pm
    If you're a long-time reader of the Sports Central family, you know about SC's Jonathan Lowe's love for college basketball's holiday tournaments. But ... why? He opens up the door to his mind and offers up his reasons for the fascination.
  • NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 12

    20 Nov 2014 | 8:56 am
    The Seahawks host the Cardinals at boisterous CenturyLink Field, while the Lions try to cool off the Patriots in Foxboro. The Giants host the Cowboys, and the Saints try to snap a two-game losing streak. Check out Week 12's predictions!
  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 36

    19 Nov 2014 | 4:05 pm
    Kevin Harvick captured his first Sprint Cup championship, winning at Homestead to clinch the Sprint Cup title. Ryan Newman finished second, while Denny Hamlin took seventh and Joey Logano faded late.
  • NFL Week 11 Power Rankings

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:52 am
    After a week filled with upsets and injuries, SC's Brad Oremland offers updated rankings, plus: RGIII, 50-point games, the Colts' run defense, the most valuable punter, and reforming the playoffs.
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    MLB News Index

  • 'Three Amigos' ready to take Boston by storm

    Quinn Roberts
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:24 pm
    Although Pablo Sandoval is just beginning to get a taste of his new home, Boston's new third baseman is having no trouble adjusting to his new teammates, especially Hanley Ramirez and David Ortiz.
  • Red Sox willing to dramatically expand payroll for '15

    Ian Browne
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:23 pm
    Fresh off investing over $180 million in two hitters, the Red Sox are hardly done reconstructing their roster. There is pitching to go get, and owner John Henry made it clear that he isn't going to hold back the front office when it comes to investing properly in the starting rotation.
  • How much will Giants miss Panda?

    Terence Moore
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:09 pm
    Perennial contenders in baseball have a core, and while the Giants still have Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey, losing Pablo Sandoval could have a big impact on their future success.
  • Hanley's journey brings him back to Boston

    Ian Browne
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:58 pm
    The Boston Red Sox agreed with left fielder Hanley Ramirez on a four-year contract through the 2018 season on Tuesday. To make room on the 40-man roster, infielder Juan Francisco was designated for assignment.
  • Giants reportedly set to meet with lefty Lester

    Chad Thornburg
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:17 pm
    After missing out on retaining third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the Giants have reportedly shifted their focus to acquiring free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, who is scheduled to meet with the club next week.
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    The Sports Curmudgeon®

  • Tiger Woods Is Not A Happy Camper

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:19 am
    The latest tempest in a spittoon involves Tiger Woods getting his knickers in a knot because Dan Jenkins wrote a satirical piece in Golf Digest about Woods. It purports to be an interview with Tiger Woods but readers may have gotten a clue from the headline that this was not a transcript of a real interview. Here is the headline: My (Fake) Interview With Tiger* *Or how it plays out in my mind You can read the whole thing here; trust me, it is not a flattering portrayal of Tiger Woods. Of course, no one who pays attention would have expected it to be flattering. Dan Jenkins has told the story…
  • A Soccer Match For The Ages?

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    24 Nov 2014 | 4:23 am
    A little more than a year ago, the San Marino international soccer team scored its first goal in international competition in more than a 5-year span. Notwithstanding that feat, San Marino failed to win the game; in fact, San Marino has never won an international soccer game. The international team has been in business since 1990 and its record stands at 0-61-1. That tie game happened about a week ago when San Marino and Estonia met in something called “European qualifying” and the game ended at “Nil-Nil”. Question: Given the performance of San Marino over the last quarter of a…
  • Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend Of 11/22/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:36 am
    Let me begin by revisiting last week’s Mythical Picks: I liked Pitt/UNC UNDER 67.5. Total score was 75. Boo! I liked Wake Forest +17 against NC State. Not enough points. Boo! I liked Ohio St. -14 over Minnesota. State won by only 7. Boo! I liked Nebraska/Wisconsin UNDER 57. Total was 83. Boo! I liked Clemson/Ga Tech UNDER 61. Total was 34. Yea! I liked Duke -4.5 over Va Tech. Duke lost the game. Boo! I liked Utah +8 against Stanford. Utah won in Double OT. Yea! I liked LSU +1.5 against Arkansas. LSU lost by 17. Boo! I liked LSU/Arkansas UNDER 48.5. Total was 17. Yea! I liked Georgia -2 over…
  • Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend Of 11/23/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:55 am
    First, let me check out how last week’s Mythical Picks turned out: I liked Dolphins -5.5 over Bills. Dolphins won by 13. Yes! I liked Browns -3 over Texans. Browns lost the game. No! I liked Vikes +3 against Bears. Not enough points. No! I liked Packers -6 over Eagles. Packers won by 33. Yes! I liked Chiefs -1 over Seahawks. Chiefs won by 4. Yes! I liked Falcons/Panthers UNDER 46.5. Total score was 36. Yes! I liked Bengals +7.5 against Saints. Bengals won straight up. Yes! I liked Bengals/Saints OVER 50.5. Total was 37. No! I liked Skins -7 over Bucs. Bucs won the game. No! I liked Rams…
  • Adrian Peterson/Ray Rice/How Will It All End

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    19 Nov 2014 | 3:13 am
    The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson for the rest of this season. The NFLPA will appeal that decision. Claims and counterclaims are flying around from unnamed sources about this matter. I do not pretend to know all of what happened at the time that Adrian Peterson disciplined his young son but I want to go on record with this statement: If the pictures I saw on the Internet are indeed of Peterson’s son after his “disciplinary event” and if they have not been “photoshopped”, I think what Adrian Peterson did is reprehensible. The appeal by the NFLPA and attorneys for Ray Rice to…
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    The Penalty Flag

  • TPF’s Fives: Week 12 Rankings

    Michael Beaudwin
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:53 pm
    Do I need to still keep saying “another whacky week?” At this point, isn’t it just a standard week? I guess that doesn’t have as much flare to it though. Someone think of a really fun word for “standard” and send it to me on Twitter. There was a last minute change to Arizona this week, and Dallas crept back into the top five. Despite a win, and the return of LeSean McCoy, Philly is still outside of the top-five bubble. Washington managed to stay out of the bottom five, but that doesn’t mean they were free from criticism. All that, and more, in this week’s rankings. The Top…
  • Fantasy: Patriots RB situation is a Gray Area

    Michael Beaudwin
    22 Nov 2014 | 3:55 pm
    “A Gray area”, Other than a delightful play on words, its the very definition for the New England Patriots’ running back situation. Or for any Patriots player not named Tom Brady when it comes to fantasy, really. During the long reign of Bill Belichick, there really haven’t been consistent fantasy “locks” on the team. Besides a select few, that is. Randy Moss, Rob Gronkowski, and Tom Brady may be the only names on the list. Recently, Jonas Gray made a big splash in New England’s backfield rotation. Which caused a lot of you to scramble to your phones, tablets, or…
  • Disappointment, decades of it

    Sean Naylor
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:17 am
    The life of a fan of a team in the National Football League can be a Jekyll and Hyde experience. In just the 17 weeks of a NFL season you can experience an array of emotions. As a true fan, or fanatic, you will often feel the same as the coaches and players. However, being a fan of the Washington Redskins means being one thing, decades of disappointment. It all started for me in the fall of ’88. I was a young boy growing up, in what was then, a small Colorado town. Growing up in a state that already had a football team, everyone thought I should plant my roots there. But I wanted a team…
  • TPF’s Fives: Week 11 Rankings

    Michael Beaudwin
    19 Nov 2014 | 9:26 am
    Did your weekly “pick’em” look as bad as mine did? I wasn’t surprised though. The only “constant” this year has been how unpredictable (for the most) each week is. Even though I have been hemorrhaging money from bad picks, I wouldn’t change a thing about this season. {Note: TPF does not support the incredibly fun act of gambling.}  But it’s the unpredictable nature that makes the NFL so much fun and so different from any other sport. The bottom five looks quite a bit different this week. Mostly because the teams in there deserve to have their ineptitude highlighted. The…
  • Real Robert Griffin III please stand up, he has!

    Sean Naylor
    18 Nov 2014 | 7:58 am
    In the NFL, the quarterback is often seen as the staple of a team. If a roster does not have a franchise QB the team is mediocre at best. In 2012, the Washington Redskins thought that they had finally drafted the guy to become that franchise QB. Turns out they may have been wrong. Would the real Robert Griffin III please stand up, wait, he has! Now don’t get me wrong, in 2012 I was as enamored with this kid just as the rest of the league and Redskins fans were. But since then something has changed. The real Robert Griffin III is not the same QB he was that year. Has the league caught up to…
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  • Michael Bush signed by Arizona Cardinals

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:19 pm
    The Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday announced the signing of veteran running back Michael Bush. Will it help their troubled ground game?
  • Broncos cut Brandon McManus, sign Connor Barth

    Hanzus, Dan
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:07 pm
    The Broncos have engaged in a game of kicker roulette since parting ways with Matt Prater earlier this season. Brandon McManus is out; Connor Barth is in.
  • Injuries: Briggs, Fuller might be game-time decisions

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Bears coach Marc Trestman told reporters Tuesday that both Lance Briggs (groin) and Kyle Fuller (knee) might be game-time decisions for Thanksgiving's game vs. the Lions. What injuries are we tracking?
  • Jets will stick with Michael Vick at QB, if healthy

    Hanzus, Dan
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:34 pm
    The New York Jets won't go back to Geno Smith, despite the quarterback's cameo in Monday's ugly loss to the Buffalo Bills. Michael Vick will start in Week 13 if he is healthy enough to do so.
  • Jeremy Maclin doesn't enjoy Cooper's quip on contract

    Orr, Conor
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Players on one-year deals rarely like talking about them. Eagles wideout Jeremy Maclin is no different. But Riley Cooper decided to go there, anyway. Maclin was a little perturbed about it.
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    The Big Lead

  • Bulls Fan Enjoyed a Hit of Something During Nuggets game

    Ty Duffy
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:24 pm
    This Bulls fan was spotted on camera during the Bulls vs. Nuggets game taking a hit of something. Not clear what substance, but it appeared to be enjoyable. Marijuana is legal in Colorado, though not permitted on Pepsi Center property. Vaping is limited to assigned areas. RELATED: Charles Barkley “Sang” Georgia’s Fight Song RELATED: Nick Young: “I leave a presence when I walk off. I’m like Michael Jackson and Prince” RELATED: Rudy Gay Attempts to Posterize Anthony Davis, Gets Stuffed  
  • Dylan Ennis Rejected Michigan's D.J. Wilson

    Ty Duffy
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:02 pm
    Michigan forward D.J. Wilson went to the basket. Villanova guard Dylan Ennis, listed at seven inches shorter, was having none of it. RELATED: VIDEO: Oregon’s Elgin Cook Got Caught Between a Dunk and a Layup RELATED: Duke Freshman Justise Winslow Jumped Over A Stanford Player to Block a Shot RELATED: Creighton Freshman Doused With Beer on Diving Save Attempt
  • VIDEO: Oregon's Elgin Cook Got Caught Between a Dunk and a Layup

    Ty Duffy
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:52 pm
    Oregon forward Elgin Cook went for the dunk, leapt too far from the basket and tried to salvage it. It did not end well. We’ve all been there in some facet of life. [HT @sharapovasthigh] RELATED: Morehead State Student Falls on Head Attempting Dunk in Front of Entire Campus
  • College Football Playoff Rankings: 1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. Florida State 4. Mississippi State

    Ty Duffy
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Our latest, pointless update based on incomplete data from the College Football Playoff Committee has arrived. There is no change in the Top 7 from last week. 1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. Florida State 4. Mississippi State 5. TCU 6. Ohio State 7. Baylor 8. UCLA 9. Georgia 10. Michigan State The obvious point for contention, at this stage, is whether Mississippi State holds onto that No. 4 place after championship week. Baylor should pass TCU on head to head after playing Kansas State the final week. Does the committee look at the best wins? Ohio State and Baylor should have two ranked higher than…
  • Fantasy Football Waiver Wire, Week 13: Daniel Herron Could Be Great in Blue

    Jason Lisk
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:57 pm
    Trent Richardson continued his mercurial ways with the Indianapolis Colts. It doesn’t really matter who else plays running back for the Colts, they outperform Richardson. On Sunday, it was Daniel Herron, pressed into action with Ahmad Bradshaw’s season-ending injury, who totaled nearly 100 yards from scrimmage. How’s this fact? Since Richardson arrived in Indianapolis, there has only been one game where he played, and another running back also got at least 5 carries, and Richardson had the highest yards per carry.  (That was last year, against Denver, when Richardson had 37…
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  • Redskins | RG3 still part of long-term plan

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:36 pm
    The Washington Redskins are planning on benching QB Robert Griffin III for the Week 13 game against the Indianapolis Colts in favor of QB Colt McCoy. However, Griffin still appears to be part of the team's long-term plan, another source said Tuesday, Nov. 25.
  • Redskins | Colt McCoy to start in Week 13

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:35 pm
    The Washington Redskins are planning to start QB Colt McCoy in Week 13 against the Indianapolis Colts in place of struggling QB Robert Griffin III, according to a team source.
  • Seahawks | Limited practice for Marshawn Lynch

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:53 pm
    Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) was listed as a limited participant for the second straight day of practice Tuesday, Nov. 25.
  • Seahawks | Tuesday's practice report

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:53 pm
    Seattle Seahawks TE Cooper Helfet (ankle), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (shoulder) and C Max Unger (ankle, knee) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 25. CB Jeremy Lane (glute) was listed as a limited participant, while DB Marcus Burley (hamstring), OG James Carpenter (ankle), DE Demarcus Dobbs (knee) and WR Jermaine Kearse (ankle) were listed as full participants.
  • 49ers | Frank Gore practices in full

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:52 pm
    San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (knee) was able to take part in a full practice session Tuesday, Nov. 25.
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  • Randall Ritchey: Brian Elliott Injured In Shootout Loss To Senators

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:42 pm
    The St. Louis Blues and the Ottawa Senators play each other twice a year. They haven't met in the playoffs at all, yet for the last two seasons, these games have been filled with hostility. The Senators came back after being down 2-0 in the third to tie the game late and eventually win the the shootout. Ian Cole put the Blues on the board in the first after his shot from the point was tipp...
  • Bill Meltzer: Flyers Gameday: 11/26/14 @ DET

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:24 pm
    PREVIEW: FLYERS @ RED WINGS Looking to head into U.S. Thanksgiving on a winning note, the Philadelphia Flyers (8-9-3) are on the road on Wednesday to take on the Detroit Red Wings (11-5-5). Game time is 7:30 p.m. EST. The game will be broadcast locally on The Comcast Network Philadelphia and nationally on NBC Sports Network. This is the second of three meetings between the teams this season...
  • Bob Duff: Nyquist amused to be portrayed as goal scorer

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Gustav Nyquist finds all this attention about his goal scoring to be somewhat humorous, because frankly, the Detroit Red Wings right-winger doesn’t view himself as a sniper. “From my own experience, I’ve never really been a goal scorer,” said Nyquist, who leads the Wings with 10 goals in 21 games. “I’ve always had more assists.” In fact, until he arrived for good in Detroit abo...
  • Ed Stein: Ducks win in Regulation and Jonas is Back in Town

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:32 pm
    It Only Took 60 Minutes Sunday night the Ducks played one of their most complete games in a month. Their 2-1 victory over Arizona was the team's first regulation win in three weeks. Patrick Maroon scored his first goal of the season and added an assist. Additionally, Ryan Kesler had two assists, to lead the Ducks. Anaheim could have had a shutout if not for a defensive lapse. Keith Yandle sc...
  • Jason Lewis: Is Jake Muzzin a Norris Trophy-Caliber Defenseman?

    25 Nov 2014 | 2:03 pm
    Seems like a pretty ridiculous question right? One that lies under the umbrella of Betteridge's law of headlines maybe? Probably. However, it's a good segway to establishing the idea that it isn't as radical a statement as it may seem on the surface. For those of you that scoffed at that or are confused by that, I urge you to read on. The other night on twitter our friend of the blog and JFTC w...
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  • Virginia Tech Players Horrified to Learn Mascot was Eaten During Team Thanksgiving Meal

    DJ Gallo
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:53 am
    Virginia Tech’s football team gathered last night for a team Thanksgiving meal of turkey and stuffing, but the happy event took a dark turn when it was discovered the players and coaches were feasting on the school’s beloved turkey mascot. “It’s unfortunate what happened, but we will replace HokieBird,” said Virginia Tech director of athletics Whit Babcock. “It’s not much consolation, but if HokieBird had to die, I’m sure it would have wanted to provide sustenance and nutrition to the team it loved so very much.” The Hokies have a game…
  • VIDEO: Evgeni Malkin Shocked That Marc-Andre Fleury Won 300 Games

    DJ Gallo
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:50 am
    Evgeni Malkin on Marc-Andre Fleury’s 300th career win: “My whole memories, I am score every practice, 10 goals. Every shootout, I score on him. I don’t know how he win 300. It surprises me.” A video posted by Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:49pm PST The post VIDEO: Evgeni Malkin Shocked That Marc-Andre Fleury Won 300 Games appeared first on SportsPickle.
  • VIDEO: James Harden Sets New Personal Record for Not Caring About Defense

    DJ Gallo
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:19 am
    Well, he didn’t sit down on the court. So that’s a positive. - – – – - Also see … Watch James Harden just stand around all game on defense vs. Clippers The post VIDEO: James Harden Sets New Personal Record for Not Caring About Defense appeared first on SportsPickle.
  • Depressing Sixers Postgame Quotes from After Every Loss of Their 2014-2015 Season

    DJ Gallo
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Loss #1 / Game #1 – October 29, 103-91 at Pacers “We’re not worried about what’s on paper. They put the ball out there for a reason, to play 48 minutes. Every game, we come out to play hard and try to win.” - guard Tony Wroten - – – – - Loss #2 / Game #2 – October 31, 93-81 at Bucks “I thought our guys played their hearts out, but they just couldn’t score.” - head coach Brett Brown - – – – - Loss #3 / Game #3 – November 1, 114-96 vs. Heat “Forty-eight minutes is a very long game for the group we have. From an…
  • Today’s Reader Hot Takes

    25 Nov 2014 | 4:24 am
    On the Falcons and Saints being tied atop the NFC South at 4-7 … 11.25.14 “What an inspiration to everyone who is terrible at sports.” – Stan F. “Could the SEC beat the NFC South?” – Lacey T. “It’s not fair that the NFC South is getting all the attention for being terrible when the AFC South is also complete dog shit.” – Alden L. - – – – - On the Red Sox signing Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez … 11.24.14 “I just hope these signings are scrappy enough to help them compete with the evil big…
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    Ryan Nanni
    25 Nov 2014 | 11:50 am
    THE FOLLOWING DOES NOT ACKNOWLEDGE THE EVENTS OF JURASSIC PARK 3, WHICH IS TERRIBLE Many think that the Playoff Committee was formed to make the best possible judgment about which four college football teams belong in the postseason competition for the national title. This is incorrect. The Committee's purpose is to determine the best four of any group, college football or otherwise. Exclusive to EDSBS, we have the Committee's first ranking of the top 4 Jurassic Park Dinosaurs and which terrible lizard is currently on the outside looking in. 1. Tyrannosaurus Rex. Only loss came on the road in…

    Spencer Hall
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:10 am
    SERIOUSLY YOU DON'T NEED AN INFRARED THERMOMETER TO MAKE AN OMELET DAMMIT This week's surprise Shutdown Fullcast--the only thing ever delivered early in the history of this website--covers these important topics prior to the Thanksgiving marathon football hibernation: FSU is fine but Tallahassee is kind of scary UCLA can honestly be called "pretty good" at football why Minnesota will be #25 forever how Alton Brown would be the most annoying roommate ever Will Muschamp still believes modern farming techniques are tricks of the devil Drinking in Pullman is like getting drunk in a Christopher…

    Spencer Hall
    24 Nov 2014 | 2:16 pm
    IF YOU'RE GONNA RUN THE IRON BOWL WITH LIVE CALLER COMMENTARY, WHY LIMIT IT TO FOOTBALL GAMES, SEC NETWORK? Seriously, if we're going to do this, we have to open up the possibilities SEC Network. SCENE: The ghost of King Hamlet appears on the parapets of the castle. Paul Finebaum: We'll go to Colin in Mobile. Hello Colin. Colin: Hey Paul, first time caller, long time listener. I just wanna say this about Denmark. I think they're getting disrespected here. That's a good defensive team. They gotta recruit against Germany, Norway, Sweden, and probably whatever trash the Spanish Netherlands send…
  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 11/24/2014

    Ryan Nanni
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:51 am
    DUUUUUUUKES ROLL DAMN DUKES. This year's FCS playoff bracket is up, and my Final Four is New Hampshire, Eastern Washington, Richmond, and James Madison. I got James Madison winning it all and then taking SMU's spot in the American. Vad Lee's got this. THE INTERNET CAN MAKE ANYTHING REAL. Like a Big Ten rivalry trophy for Minnesota and Nebraska that's made out of broken furniture and paper currency, which is also what Kirk Ferentz uses to stuff his Thanksgiving turkey. The key is slow roasting it over course of the next six years and occasionally sprinkling it with Outback Bowl. 355. That's…

    Ryan Nanni
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:15 pm
    WE WILL NOT FORGET There have been many dumb football games this season, just as there are every season. Florida-Tennessee was a very dumb football game. Penn State-Michigan was a very dumb football game. Stanford probably had three dumb football games alone. But once you establish that some games are dumber than others, you necessarily support the proposition that one game will be the dumbest of the season. And when you play four quarters without either team scoring a single point, and when one of those teams needs the win to finally get bowl eligible to continue the fifth-longest postseason…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • In Shocking News, Scientists Have A Problem With The Dinosaurs In The ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer

    Andrew Roberts
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:32 pm
    Universal We’ve only got a trailer (and a pre-trailer) for Jurassic World at this point, but we’ve already got a wealth of discussions and criticism pouring out about a return to Jurassic Park next summer. The oddest I’ve seen so far comes the scientists and smart folks who are having some issues with the way the dinosaurs are being portrayed on film. From trailer, looks like #JurassicWorld's Big Bad has thumbs. Yeah. A huge, smart, carnivorous dinosaur with thumbs sounds like a GREAT idea — Brian Switek (@Laelaps) November 25, 2014 He’s talking about a fake…
  • No One Takes This Fedora-Wearing Crook Seriously During This Attempted Robbery

    Andrew Husband
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Central European News Ben Affleck and Jeremy Renner dressed as nuns to rob a bank in The Town. Patrick Swayze and the beach boys made use of cartoonish masks depicting former US presidents to do the same in Point Break. I guess this guy missed the memo, because all he wore was a fedora. Earlier this month, the unidentified man entered a local pharmacy in Seville, Spain and pulled a gun on the pharmacist, according to the Daily Mail: Mr Ruiz said: ‘He demanded money and I just told him simply he wasn’t going to get anything. ‘He looked completely dumbfounded and repeated…
  • The ‘Arrested Development’-‘Jurassic World’ Meme Is The Only One You Need

    Kris Maske
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:45 pm
    Universal/Netflix I now realize we’ve all been making a huge mistake by not molding Tobias Fünke’s most Tobias-y word’s from Arrested Development to our benefit to poke fun at every sequel, reboot, and re-hash out there. It’s just too perfect a response to today’s first Jurassic World trailer… Via reddit And now when David Cross doesn’t show up as a dinosaur scientist we’re all going to be super bummed. Whatever, worth it. Via r/Funny
  • Did Bill Clinton Get Caught Taking A Peek At This Lady’s Boobs?

    Andrew Roberts
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:30 pm
    Via Reddit Looks like Bill Clinton has gone from photobombing little girls to letting in his eyes wander in the middle of random women’s selfies. A zebra clearly can’t change its spots, even if that zebra was a pretty good president compared to the last few we’ve had. I’ll come to his defense. Screw it, he needs it in this hypersensitive age. He’s not taking a look at this girls breasteses, he’s merely looking to see the fabric count of her shirt. If not that then maybe someone is offering him a cool beverage just out of frame. Perhaps this is right around…
  • Alfonso Ribeiro Busts Out ‘The Carlton’ One Last Time Before Being Crowned Champ Of ‘DWTS’

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:19 pm
    Alfonso Ribeiro overcame a pulled groin and a busted back to win season 19 of Dancing With The Stars with partner Witney Carson. The duo received three perfect scores en route to the Mirrorball Trophy Tuesday night. They also combined to do ‘The Carlton’ one final time. It was glorious. ABC Ribeiro received a big boost from his ol’ pal Will Smith Monday night when he asked his 74 million Facebook followers to vote. Ribeiro likely had the crown all wrapped up but it was nice to see the Fresh Prince finally show his support.
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    Kissing Suzy Kolber

  • Chiefs Fans React Completely Reasonably

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:56 am
    One of the web’s greatest pleasures is wading into public Facebook and local news media postings for football teams that aren’t doing so hot. Inside these poorly moderated halls is where you find the true fans of America, willing to set spelling and anything approaching grammar aside for that one shining overreaction. Each week, we present these social media scholars in ‘____ Fans React Completely Reasonably’, because there is no better institution for intelligent, even-tempered discourse than the internet. The rules are simple: Find an annoyed fan base every week and dig out the…
  • KLEARINGHOUSE: Leave The Odell Beckham Photographer Alone

    Christmas Ape
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:54 am
    Hey @MikeGarafolo WHOA, easy there Twitter! I was caught in no-man's land (Too tight!) Here is my frame! #nyg — Andrew Mills (@AndyMills_NJ) November 24, 2014 Among the many things the Internet went nuts about in regard to Odell Beckham’s amazing catch was the photographer that it happened to be in front of on the sideline but not using his camera. Many mocked him as soon to be unemployed as he looked to be just observing the play instead of photographing it. He has been identified as Andy Mills and he’ll have you know that he tried but just…
  • Russell Wilson draws a terrible Seahawk, which is indicative of his leadership if you think about it

    PFT Commenter
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:10 am
    @DudePerfect This is honestly the worst QB draw Ive ever seen folks. The guys at Dude Perfect took time away from filming about a millon miserable reps to get one perfect trick shot (aka the RG3 playbook) to ask Russell Wilson to draw a Seahawk for them. What they got was in all liklihood the worst representaton of a Seahawk since Percy Harvin put on the jersey. What Wilson drew is a cranky bird with large teeth which Im sure isnt a potshot at his exwife at all. By the way- do you know who else was a faled artist? Makes you think. @DudePerfect Now by now most of us know that people with the…
  • Meast and Least for Week 12

    Christmas Ape
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:40 am
    Getty Image The Sean Taylor Memorial Meast of Week 12 is Odell Beckham, Jr. Making one of the greatest catches in football history is enough on its own to merit consideration, though Beckham had a very good game overall, with 146 receiving yards and two scores. That the Giants couldn’t parlay his Meastiness into a victory isn’t Beckham’s fault, especially when Eli Manning didn’t see him wide open in the second half. Also considered: Justin Forsett, Jerry Hughes, Sio Moore, Eddie Lacy, Darrelle Revis Getty Image The Jeff George Memorial Least of Week 12 is Ryan Mallett,…
  • Tale of the tape: The AFC North is whooping the NFC South

    Big Sandy
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Tumblr While the eyes of the nation last night were turned to Detroit and the clash between the Jets and the Bills, the Ravens were busy dispatching a listless Saints team in New Orleans, the Saints’ third straight loss in the Dome. It was the latest blow in the most lop-sided division-on-division battle of the 2014 season. With Week 12 officially in the books, the AFC North is now 10-1-1 against the NFC South. The lone NFC South win in the series was Tampa Bay’s week 4 win over Pittsburgh (one of two wins this season for the Bucs!). The tie was, of course, Carolina and Cincinnati…
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    Bleacher Report - Front Page

  • Denver's Ty Lawson Sends Kirk Hinrich to the Floor with Dribble Move

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:09 pm
    The Denver Nuggets' Ty Lawson is one of the toughest defensive assignments in the NBA, and Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich was his latest victim on Tuesday night. With under five minutes to play in the third quarter and his team leading by six at home, Lawson faked as if he was going to cross over then kept the ball with his right hand, throwing Hinrich off balance and sending him to the floor. Lawson subsequently hit teammate Timofey Mozgov for a lay-in and the 73-65 lead.
  • Calvin Johnson Closing in on 10,000 Career Receiving Yards

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:54 pm
    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will face the Chicago Bears on Thursday with a chance to become the 43rd player to eclipse 10,000 career receiving yards, per Johnson entered Sunday's 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots 152 yards short of the mark and then put together a middling stat line of four catches for 58 yards on 10 targets. The game left him with 9,906 receiving yards, just 94 short of the milestone. The Lions failed to do much offensively, as they were held out of the end zone for a second straight week, marking the only two times the team…
  • Odell Beckham Jr. Has Skill Set to Build Around for Giants

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:50 pm
    Odell Beckham Jr.’s touchdown catch on Sunday night versus the Cowboys was absolutely ridiculous. What else can you say after watching the LSU product track the ball, adjust his body and extend with one hand to finish the play? That was filthy. Highlight stuff that will live on for years when we talk about the greatest receptions in NFL history. But while that catch is still the talk of the league at the midway point of Week 13, let’s not forget about Beckham’s overall game and the immediate impact he’s brought to the New York Giants since returning from a hamstring…
  • Steph Curry Toys with Any Defenders Standing in His Way, Hits 8 Threes vs. Heat

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:48 pm
    The Golden State Warriors defeated the host Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday thanks in large part to Stephen Curry going into god mode, which he has been known to do time and time again. The NBA's best shooter was heat-checking all night on his way to a season-high 40 points (as well as six rebounds and seven assists), utilizing some filthy moves to get open for his threes.He shot 8-of-11 from deep.Curry's shot chart looked like a can of green paint had been spilled all over it. On nights like these, all a defense can do is pray he shows some mercy.
  • Post-Week 13 College Football Playoff Projections from Analytics Guru Ed Feng

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:16 pm
    After ESPN aired the release of the inaugural College Football Playoff poll on Oct. 28, there was just one question on everybody's mind: What will the rankings look like when they matter on Dec. 7?My algorithm projects just that in the sortable table above. Now, allow me to explain my rankings... Mississippi State Is Not Giving Up No. 4 Spot Without a FightWay too many people think Mississippi State, which holds the precarious fourth spot in the committee rankings, is in trouble. If Alabama beats Auburn Saturday, the Bulldogs won't play in the SEC championship game, meaning they will…
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    MLB Trade Rumors

  • Giants Casting Wide Net, Have Contacted Scherzer

    Steve Adams
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:33 pm
    After losing Pablo Sandoval to the Red Sox, the Giants are casting a very wide net and have reached out to agent Scott Boras regarding top free Max Scherzer, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Giants appear to be scouring the trade and free agent markets for upgrades, as Heyman reports that they’ve at least initiated talks with free agents Nick Markakis, Nelson Cruz, Chase Headley, Torii Hunter, Justin Masterson and of course Yasmany Tomas (their interest in Tomas has been well-documented). Beyond that, they’ve kicked the tires on Atlanta’s Justin Upton, and their…
  • Latest On Chase Headley

    Steve Adams
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:11 pm
    Much of the chatter surrounding Chase Headley this offseason has been that the Yankees are interested in retaining him, but’s Anthony Castrovince adds a new team to the fold, reporting that the Indians have shown interest in the third baseman. Bastian’s source wouldn’t specify whether an offer has been made. As Bastian notes, a run at Headley would likely first require Cleveland to move the contract of Nick Swisher, who is owed $30MM through 2016. (Cleveland is reportedly exploring possibilities to do just that.) Cleveland’s interest in Headley…
  • Red Sox Sign Hanley Ramirez

    Mark Polishuk
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:05 pm
    8:05pm: Ramirez’s option will vest if he reaches 1050 plate appearances from 2017-18 and does not finish the 2018 season on the disabled list, reports Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal (Twitter link). Jon Heyman of CBS Sports adds (Twitter links) that Ramirez receives a limited no-trade clause in the deal. He will receive $50K bonuses for each All-Star nod, Silver Slugger award and Gold Glove he earns. He can also receive up to $150K each year based on MVP voting and additional bonuses for postseason awards. 5:29pm: On Nov. 24, 2005, the Red Sox traded Hanley Ramirez to the…
  • Red Sox Owner Willing To Exceed Luxury Tax Threshold In 2015

    Steve Adams
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:41 pm
    At today’s press conference to announce the signing of Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox owner John Henry told reporters, including’s Alex Speier, that his team is willing to exceed the $189MM luxury tax threshold in 2015. “The way it’€™s structured we can blow through one year,” Henry said. “Again for next year we have tremendous flexibility so we could go could through for one year and not overly effect us.” Henry added that his previous comments about aversion to long-term contracts were overblown and stated, “You can’t win unless you engage in free…
  • Minor Moves: Roth, Marte, Williams, Asencio

    Steve Adams
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:10 pm
    Here are today’s minor moves from around the league… Angels director of communications Eric Kay announced today that the team has outrighted catcher Jackson Williams and outfielder Alfredo Marte to Triple-A after the duo cleared waivers. Left-hander Michael Roth, meanwhile, also cleared waivers and elected to test the free agent waters rather than accept an assignment to Triple-A. Roth had success as a starter at Double-A last season and could look to latch on with an organization that is thin on rotation depth or has a clearer path to a role in the big league bullpen. All…
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  • Griffin is surely done in D.C.

    Mike Florio
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Well, that escalated quickly. Only nine days ago, quarterback Robert Griffin III remained entrenched as the starter in D.C.  After nearly beating the Vikings in his return from a dislocated ankle, Griffin had two weeks to get ready for a gimme putt against the Buccaneers. And then Tampa won by 20, Griffin looked horrible in…
  • Bruce Arians says Cardinals needed a bigger back in backfield

    Curtis Crabtree
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:39 pm
    With a rushing attack that ranks 31st in total yards and dead last in yards per attempt, Arizona head coach Bruce Arians knew the Cardinals needed a different piece in their backfield for the stretch run. A bigger back is a piece the Cardinals have been lacking since Jonathan Dwyer was placed on the non-football…
  • Report: Washington to start Colt McCoy on Sunday

    Mike Wilkening
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:28 pm
    Robert Griffin III’s return to the starting lineup lasted all of three games. Griffin is being benched in favor of Colt McCoy for Sunday’s game at Indianapolis, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Tuesday night. Washington coach Jay Gruden initially indicated Griffin would likely start against the Colts, but Gruden made it clear he reserved the right…
  • Rams promote TE Justice Cunningham from practice squad

    Mike Wilkening
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:08 pm
    The Rams added yet another tight end to their roster Tuesday, signing Justice Cunningham from the practice squad. The transaction was disclosed in the NFL’s personnel notice. Perhaps best known for being the final pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the 23-year-old Cunningham spent the 2014 offseason and preseason with St. Louis before being placed…
  • Kyle Fuller, Lance Briggs could be game-time calls

    Mike Wilkening
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:12 pm
    Two of the Bears’ key defensive starters were listed as non-participants in Tuesday’s  practice. Outside linebacker Lance Briggs (groin) and cornerback Kyle Fuller (knee) didn’t take part in today’s workout, according to the injury report. However, the Bears held just a walk-through, according to Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune. Briggs and Fuller both departed…
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    Cricket news from ESPN

  • Staggered judgements on IPL case, says court

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:03 pm
    The Supreme Court indicated on Tuesday that judgement orders around the 2013 IPL corruption case will be announced at various stages, in keeping with the varied nature of findings on individuals probed by the Mudgal committee
  • Hughes still critical, Sheffield Shield round abandoned

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:57 pm
    Phillip Hughes remained in a critical condition in hospital on Wednesday afternoon, nearly 24 hours after being struck in the head by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match at the SCG
  • Cricket world stunned by Hughes incident

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:45 pm
    As Phillip Hughes remained in a critical condition in hospital in Sydney, reaction from around the cricketing world was a mixture of shock and support. Here are some of the responses to the incident, in which Hughes was struck in the head by a bouncer dur
  • Bangladesh out to wrap up series

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:10 pm
    Bangladesh will be looking to close out the series as they enter the third ODI with a 2-0 lead
  • Clarke issued 'please explain'

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:08 pm
    James Sutherland, the CA chief executive, will ask for an explanation from Michael Clarke about why he continued to plan for a grade-match appearance despite advice to the contrary from the national selectors
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    Hail Mary Jane

  • Massachusetts Licenses 4 More MMJ Dispensaries

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:20 am
    MMJ is not unfolding quickly in Massachusetts but it is moving in the right direction.   The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has approved provisional licenses for four more medical marijuana dispensaries, adding to the 11 that have already received the tentative green light. Patriot Care Corp. was given initial approval to open two dispensaries – one in Boston, which will be the city’s first, and the other in Greenfield. (The company also has a Lowell dispensary in the works, having received a provisional license for that one earlier this year.) Coastal Compassion Inc. and…
  • Rec Number$ from Washington

    25 Nov 2014 | 4:20 am
    Here's the recent sales report from Washington State.   Recreational cannabis sales started off slow in Washington State but have been posting solid gains in recent months as more stores and growers come online. Since sales began on July 8, retail stores have brought in more than $31.6 million in revenue from cannabis sales though October, generating over $7.9 million in taxes for the state. The growth trend is continuing in November: Sales are currently on pace to grow by about 36% over October. At the November pace, the recreational industry in Washington would bring in about $200…
  • The Spectre of Corporate Cannabis

    24 Nov 2014 | 5:20 am
    At HMJ we run stories about Big Pharma and Big Alcohol eying a future Corporate Cannabis.  Here's an addition to that on-going story.   [Corporate interests] want to know whether pot will be a friend or a foe—a complement to their products, or, as some marijuana reformers have argued, an alternative that could sap America’s love of drinking. The marijuana lobby accepts these overtures out of a combination of curiosity, realism, and smart strategy. If a takeover is inevitable, they figure, it’s better to be prepared. “Beer, wine and tobacco people—I’ve met with them all,”…
  • Feds Ponder Taxing Legal Cannabis

    24 Nov 2014 | 4:20 am
    Here at HMJ we often say, "Via con dinero," when it comes to ending cannabis prohibition.   The Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a comprehensive thirty five-page report last week examining the federal government establishing a wholesale excise tax on the production and sale of cannabis-related products. . . . CRS' economic analysis indicates that cannabis prices are likely to fall from today's prohibition-influenced prices of $200-$300 an ounce to as low $5-$18 ounce. Economic modeling based on a $40 billion annual cannabis market in the United States tests a $50 per ounce…
  • Grandma’s Smoke Weed 1st Time

    23 Nov 2014 | 4:20 am
    Did not want you to miss this.  
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  • How to Bet on the Super Bowl — Even if You’ve Never Placed a Bet Before

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:31 pm
    The Super Bowl is one of the most popular sporting events in the world, and it enjoys a massive amount of betting, too — both online and traditional. While almost everyone has been to a Super Bowl party, there are still plenty of people who have yet to place a wager on the biggest game in American football. If you’re new to betting on sports, but you’re looking to make the Super Bowl a little more interesting this time, you may want to consider placing a bet or two. Here is a closer look at some of the language and culture around gambling and the Super Bowl to help you can make…
  • Always a Bridesmaid: 6 NFL Teams That Still Haven’t Won a Super Bowl

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:24 pm
    Winning the Super Bowl is every professional football player’s dream, and that dream extends to fans, coaches, owners, many others. Winning a Super Bowl, however, is an incredibly difficult task — even if you’re a powerhouse team with a long-winning tradition. It is so difficult, in fact, that 13 professional teams are still without a Super Bowl title. As yet another playoff nears and another NFL seasons starts to wind down, here is a look at some of those perpetual bridesmaids, whose season is looking strong enough to possibly make them a bride on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1. 1.
  • 5 NBA Draft Picks That Didn’t Work Out

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:12 pm
    When Michael Jordan left the NBA to play baseball, everyone gave him some space. After all, he’d already proven his greatness, and he was coping with his father’s murder. After a year or so, he returned and was welcomed with open arms. He led the Bulls to three back-to-back NBA championships after he returned. Before he kicked off his NBA career, both the Rockets and the Trail Blazers passed up MJ in the NBA draft. The first overall pick, Hakeem Olajuwon, led the Rockets to two NBA championships and landed in the Basketball Hall of Fame. The second overall pick went to the Trail Blazers,…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Team Defense Rankings – Week 13

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:51 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 13 fantasy football team defense rankings. 1. Cincinnati Bengals 2. Detroit Lions 3. Houston Texans 4. St. Louis Rams 5. Miami Dolphins 6. New York Giants 7. Seattle Seahawks 8. Indianapolis Colts 9. Buffalo Bills 10. Arizona Cardinals Also check out: 2014 Week 13 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings 2014 Week 13 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings 2014 Week 13 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings 2014 Week 13 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings 2014 Week 13 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Advice
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings – Week 13

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:41 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 13 fantasy football kicker rankings. 1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots 2. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts 3. Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks 4. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens 5. Chandler Catanzaro, Arizona Cardinals 6. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys 7. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers 8. Phil Dawson, San Francisco 49ers 9. Cody Parkey, Philadelphia Eagles 10. Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers Also check out: 2014 Week 13 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings 2014 Week 13 Fantasy…
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz And Thanksgiving Recess Announcement!

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:56 am
    Everybody knows that October 13th was Thanksgiving:But did you know the holiday has an obscure counterpart down here in Canada's Taint?("Here, enjoy some smallpox.")Yep, it's true!  We've got our own Thanksgiving, commonly known as "American Thanksgiving."  The whole shitshow goes down on Thursday, November 27th this year, and that means I'M TAKING THE WEEK OFF, SUCKERS!(Suckers.)In other words, after today's post, I will not be posting again until Monday, December 1st, at which point I will resume regular updates.  So please mark your calendar:(Holy shit, the puppy's driving a…
  • Hail Fellow Hel Ment.

    20 Nov 2014 | 10:33 am
    As readers of "Rolling Stone" already know (just kidding, nobody reads "Rolling Stone" anymore), details on Bono's bicycle crash in Central Park have finally emerged, and they are not pretty:While riding his bike through New York's Central Park on Sunday, the singer attempted to avoid another rider and was involved in what doctors have called a "high energy bicycle accident." Bono was rushed to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center's Emergency Department and underwent "multiple X-rays and CAT scans" followed by five hours of surgery. So who was this other rider?  A…
  • This Wednesday is Your Wednesday, This Wednesday is My Wednesday...

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    The Hall of Useless Bike Inventions is littered with crap designed by people trying to "improve" an already perfectly functional piece of cycling equipment that simply isn't for them.  All those anatomic seats, for example?  Simply the product of riders who won't accept that they belong on a recumbent:Or how about that rolling hernia truss?Same thing there: deep, deep recumbent denial.Clipless pedals are another invention that work quite well for what they are, but are not for everybody.  If you enjoy the sensation of having your shoes attached to your pedals for certain types…
  • Cycling: Who Has The Time?

    18 Nov 2014 | 5:14 am
    Did you know that long before people with beards made self-aggrandizing videos of their cycling exploits, people with beards made self-aggrandizing videos of their cycling exploits? The difference, however, is that people went bigger back then--and I'm not just talking about the helments:I'm also talking about the routes:Sure, it was a little easier back then since the continents were slightly closer together in 1980 due to continental drift.   Still, that's a whopping 45,000 miles:Which took them six and a half years to complete:That is one long-ass vacation.  Indeed, to put…
  • In Search of the World's Greatest City in America!

    17 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    As "America's Most Bike-Friendly City," New York does her best to throw that cumbersome title off her back like a bucking bronco dispensing with a redneck.  To that end, her latest rodeo clown is Bono, humanitarian and vocal stylist for aging rock band U2, who has suffered a crash in Central Park:Just days after he ‘cheated death’ following an in-flight emergency over Germany, Bono has been forced to pull out of a scheduled TV appearance in New York after falling off his bike in Central Park on Sunday.The U2 frontman has since been left needing surgery for an injury to his arm…
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    Horse racing | The Guardian

  • Horse racing tips: Wednesday 26 November

    Tony Paley
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:06 pm
    The John Gosden-trained Maverick Wave at Lingfield rates the best bet of the dayFontwell12.40 Coologue 1.10 Devil’s Dyke 1.40 Makethe Mostofnow 2.10 Alteranthela 2.45 American Life 3.20 Ballydague Lady 3.50 Time And Again Continue reading...
  • Anthony Knott faces ban from racing for passing on inside information

    Chris Cook
    25 Nov 2014 | 11:45 am
    • High-profile former owner of Hunt Ball found guilty• Seven riders suspended after void Sedgefield raceAnthony Knott, a racehorse owner whose colourful antics turned him into a minor celebrity within the sport, is almost certain to be warned off after being found guilty of passing information to a gambler about one of his horses. The verdict was issued on Tuesday by a disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority, which will now try to arrange a hearing to consider the appropriate penalty.Knott’s longstanding friend Andrew Callow used a betting exchange to make a profit of…
  • Sport picture of the day: Kempton steamer

    Steven Bloor
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:21 am
    A wonderfully composed and executed image showing what happens when cold weather meets a hot horse after the equine finished a race at Kempton Park Continue reading...
  • Talking Horses: best bets for Tuesday plus our tipping competition

    Greg Wood and Tony Paley
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:31 am
    David Pipe is expecting Ballynagour to run well in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday provided his horse’s stamina holds outTony Paley: Trainer David Pipe is expecting Ballynagour to run well in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday - as long as his stamina holds out. Continue reading...
  • Irish Turf Club bans vet John Hughes for possession of powerful steroid

    Greg Wood
    24 Nov 2014 | 12:10 pm
    • Hughes refused to name racing trainers he had worked for• Customs raid discovered ‘commercial quantity’ of drugJohn Hughes, a retired vet, has been disqualified from racing for five years and fined €4,500 (£3,600) by Ireland’s Turf Club after its referrals committee, which deals with disciplinary issues, found it had been “clearly established” that Hughes was in possession of 6kg of the powerful anabolic steroid Nitrotain when his home was raided by police and customs officials in February 2012.Nitrotain is fast-acting, builds muscle mass and improves a horse’s…
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    Sports Agent Blog

  • Chapman Entertainment And Sports Law Symposium

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:20 am
    What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium When: Friday, February 6, 2015 9am-5pm Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866) Description This year’s theme is ‘Taking Care of...
  • On To The Next One: Nenê Hilario

    Mark Burns
    24 Nov 2014 | 4:46 am
    The world’s seventh most valuable NBA sports agency, BDA Sports Management, recently added Washington Wizards center Nenê Hilario, to its client roster.  As reported by SportsBusiness Journal, BDA president, Bill Duffy, will represent the Brazilian native.  The 32-year-old Nenê was formerly...
  • Product Review: BakerStone Pizza Oven Box

    Darren Heitner
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:46 am
    The following article is a guest contribution from Kristen L. Chiger, Esq., an attorney licensed to practice in New Jersey. Pizza is not necessarily the type of food that comes to mind when deciding what to serve at a Football Sunday cookout, but now with a new product by BakerStone called the...
  • Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/21/2014)

    Darren Heitner
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:00 am
    Not many Shabbat Shalom wrap-ups before the start of a new year.  Where did the time fly?  But before a new year comes a wealth of football, including some Thanksgiving Thursday match-ups next week.  I was at UNC-Chapel Hill last weekend to celebrate their homecoming.  Beautiful place, but boy was...
  • Interview With The Agent: Rick Thurman

    Richard Pallarino
    20 Nov 2014 | 4:00 am
    This year, Beverly Hills Sports Council (BHSC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary of its existence in athlete representation. From 1984 through today, BHSC has represented some of the top players in baseball. Some notable names include: Barry Bonds, George Brett, Trevor Hoffman, Tim Lincecum, and...
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    The Science of Sport

  • 2014 New York Marathon: Live coverage

    2 Nov 2014 | 6:25 am
    Live coverage, splits and thoughts from the 2014 New York Marathon The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • 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...
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    Handicapping the Races With Eb

  • Greyhound Racing Tips – The Next Best Thing to a Sure Thing

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    I’ll start by saying that there’s no such thing as a sure thing at the greyhound track. I don’t care how good a dog is, there’s always a better dog waiting somewhere down the line. And accidents and mistakes happen … Continue reading → Related posts: Dog Racing Tips: Best Days to Go To The Dog Track When Greyhound Racing Is Boring Greyhound Racing Tips: Don’t Blink!
  • Best Bets Sometimes Look Like Losers

    14 Nov 2014 | 5:06 am
    There are great dogs. There are lousy dogs. There are so-so dogs that spend most of their lives bouncing between Grade C and Grade B, never making it into the top grade, but hanging in there with enough wins and … Continue reading → Related posts: Win At The Dog Track By Backing Up Your Bets This Way How To Pick Winning Dogs For Exotic Bets Winning Enough to Beat the Track Takeout
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  • East Dane & Shopbop 2014 Black Friday Sale

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:33 am
    The East Dane and Shopbop Black Friday sale is officially underway this morning, despite Thanksgiving still being a few days away. This means that you can get all of your holiday shopping done early, so that you can sit back and relax on Thursday. In addition, you can go surfing on Friday morning (black friday), and enjoy a lighter crowd since many will be chasing some early morning deals at your local shopping centers. So what are you waiting for? Let's start shopping!The best part about this sale is that there are zero brand exclusions, which means the entire inventory is up for grabs.
  • 2014 Target Maui Pro | ASP Women's World Title Race

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:21 am
    The women's WCT is about to get very real as they enter into their final event, the 2014 Target Maui Pro, which will get underway on November 22nd. Steph Gilmore, Tyler Wright and Sally Fitzgibbons are all in the running for the world title and its a very close race with a lot of potential scenarios and outcomes. I am hoping that Sally Fitzgibbons can finish the 2014 season with a strong result and win her first title on the WCT. Whatever the outcome might be, I think the 2014 Target Maui Pro will be an exciting event that will see a record number of attendees and online viewers due to…
  • Bethany Hamilton Surfs Like A Girl | A Film by Aaron Lieber

    19 Nov 2014 | 7:48 am
    After a very successful film documenting the life of Lakey Peterson, Aaron Lieber is once again making another feature film starring Bethany Hamilton. Many know of Bethany as a victim of a terrible shark attack more than 10 years ago, but don't realize that she is still one of the top professional surfer in the world. Not to mention she competed in the most recent season of The Amazing Race and got married last year as well. She is an inspiring individual both in and out of the water; someone who many look up to.Aaron Lieber's kickstarter campaign for this film has been extremely successful…
  • Erin Andrews | The 2015 ASP World Tour

    18 Nov 2014 | 8:07 pm
    While it's always cool to work with fellow surfers and you best bro's from way back when, I think it is possible that it is holding back each webcast's potential. Especially since many from the current commentary and broadcast team lack formal broadcast or commentating experience. Sure, it's nice to have commentators who have backgrounds in professional surfing who can articulate some of the finer details during a contest, but it needs to be matched with some seasoned veterans as well to create a nice balance. That's why I think it could be extremely beneficial to add some experienced…
  • Seasonal CLIF Bar Flavors | Fall 2014

    15 Nov 2014 | 11:00 am
    Sometimes you can't have everything that you want in life. Perhaps the price is to high or it is not readily available. The latter is often the case for Seasonal CLIF Bar Flavors which are only available for a short period of time each Fall/Winter. We're talking Pecan Pie, Spiced Pumpkin Pie and Iced Gingerbread perfection! Eating one not only provides a great snack, but also makes it truly feel like the holidays are here despite the weather that is trying to prove otherwise. One thing is for sure, you don't miss out on Seasonal CLIF Bar Flavors this year! 
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  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs - 11/26/14 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:42 pm
    The Maple Leafs look for their third win in a row as they head into Pittsburgh on Wednesday night to face the unenviable task of playing against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. The Maple Leafs are one of the most highly scrutinized franchises in North American sports and they always seem to draw the attention for better or worse from the media and a victory on the road against the Penguins would likely continue that trend once again. The Leafs have been inconsistent to start the season and as such find themselves in fifth place in the Atlantic division and are trying to hold off the Sens and…
  • St. John's vs. Minnesota - 11/26/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:41 pm
    The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the St. John’s Red Storm face off on Wednesday in the NIT Tipoff. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are off to a 3-1 start to the season with the season opening with a loss to Louisville followed by three wins. Minnesota is averaging 71 points and hey are shooting 41.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62 points and their opponents shoot 38.2 percent. Andre Hollins is averaging 13.2 points and 4.0 reboudns to lead Minnesota. Carlos Morris is averaging 10.8 points and 4.2 rebounds, Nate mason is averaging 10.8 points and 4.8 rebounds, and…
  • Texas El Paso Miners vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders - 11/29/14 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    25 Nov 2014 | 11:04 pm
    The Texas El Paso Miners welcome the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders to the Sun Bowl Saturday. The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders are one win away from reaching the postseason which means their bout with Texas El Paso is a must win. The Blue Raiders snapped a two game skid and kept their season alive with a 35-34 decision over Florida Atlantic that was decided when Austin Grammer hit Marcus Henry with a 12 yard scoring toss with 19 seconds left. The Owls totaled 540 yards with plenty of running and passing while the Blue Raiders posted 470 yards with most coming on the ground.
  • Oregon State vs. Auburn - 11/26/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:58 pm
    The Auburn Tigers and Oregon State Beavers play Wednesday night at the MGM Grand. The Auburn Tigers have split their first four games and hope to get their offense going here. On the season, Auburn is averaging 70.5 points on 40.4 percent shooting and is allowing 74 points on 52.2 percent shooting. Antoine Mason leads Auburn with 19 points per game but remains questionable with an ankle injury. KT Harrell is averaging 16.5 points on 42 percent shooting and Cinmeon Bowers is grabbing 14.3 rebounds. The Auburn Tigers have a bright future with Bruce Pearl at head coach and a lot of young talent,…
  • North Carolina vs. Butler - 11/26/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:37 pm
    The Butler Bulldogs and he North Carolina Tar Heels face off on Wednesday at Paradise Island in the Battle4Atlantis. The Butler Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start and of course this program is no stranger to big games. Butler is averaging 83 points and they are shooting 56 percent form the floor and 48.9 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 48 points and their opponents shoot 34.2 percent. Kellen Dunham is averaging 19 points per game, Roosavelt Jones is averaging 10.7 points and 7.3 assists, and Andrew Chrabascz is averaging 10 points. Butler has dominated…
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  • Finding Sports at The MGM Grand

    Ashwin Iyer
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Las Vegas, or as it calls itself “The Entertainment Capital of the World,” has always been renowned for its casinos, fine dining, nightlife and shopping. These certainly tick all the boxes for the majority of visitors, yet just what is there to do for us sports fans? Other than betting of course. If you head over to the MGM Grand Casino & Hotel, you will quickly discover that sports have been more than covered in Vegas through the use of their MGM Grand Garden Arena. The arena seats almost 17,000 people and is where all of the big sporting events take place in Las Vegas. There is…
  • Is Major League Baseball Losing its Popularity? How Can It Be Stopped?

    Jennifer Smith
    20 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Is America’s pastime becoming a thing of the past? Baseball is currently the nation’s second-favorite sport, trailing only football. Despite this ranking, most baseball economists are reporting that baseball game attendance and popularity is on a steady decline. Unless Major League Baseball (MLB) does something to gain the attention of modern viewers, it’s not going to fair well (popularity-wise) in the years to come. A report released May 29th, 2013, shows that MLB game attendance had declined 2.9 percent. Some teams saw more declines in attendance than others. For instance, the…
  • Top Career Crushing Sports Injuries and What We Can Do to Stop Them

    Ryan Griffiths
    18 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    Injuries are part of playing sports, but sometimes we wonder if sports injuries have to be so devastating. Players bank on their health for a paycheck and, at the same time, they have to entertain demanding fans. If they don’t perform, they won’t be around for long. Some think that some sports, like football, need an overhaul because of the severity of injuries when they do occur. Should national leagues be paying more attention to these injuries? And, what can be done, if anything, to minimize or eliminate them? Here are just a few examples of devastating sports injuries and what could…
  • Lacrosse Is The Fastest Growing Sport In America?

    Jennifer Smith
    13 Nov 2014 | 9:15 am
    While almost every American is aware of the popularity of the NFL, NCAA, NBA, MLB and NHL; most would be stumped if asked which is the fastest growing team sport. If someone were to hazard a guess, they would most likely be wrong, because the fastest growing sport is none of these. It’s lacrosse. Fastest Growing Sport According to an annual report by US Lacrosse,“A record total of 746,859 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2013. The growth rate from last year (722,205) was 3.4 percent and youth participation topped 400,000 for the first time ever.” Two Reasons for The…
  • Making Money Online Selling Sports Merchandise And Gear

    Jennifer Smith
    11 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    If you have a line of sports merchandise or gear that you’d like to promote and sell to athletes and fans alike, then you may just want to build an eCommerce business. It’s much cheaper to start than opening up a store because of low overheads, and it’s easier to manage because of software automation. Additionally, making money online may be as profitable or more profitable than a small store because of the Internet’s national and global reach. Making Money Online vs. Brick & Mortar Starting Costs Buying an eCommerce store is far more sensible than buying a…
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  • Noah Spence's Ohio State Career Comes to End, Declared Permanently Ineligible by Big Ten

    Patrick Maks
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:46 pm
    High hopes for the return of  Noah Spence have been dashed as the Big Ten ruled Ohio State's junior defensive end permanently ineligible today following an appeal for reinstatement. Here's athletic director Gene Smith's statement on the ruling: Ohio State junior student-athlete Noah Spence has been declared permanently ineligible from all intercollegiate athletics competition by the Big Ten Conference. The Ohio State University Department of Athletics had assisted Noah and his family leading up to an appeals process that took place today. While we are disappointed in the outcome, we are…
  • The Hurry Up: Latest On Da'Von Hamilton, Taking a Closer Look at Running Back and More.

    Jeremy Birmingham
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:15 pm
    DA'VON HAMILTON HEARS FROM BUCKEYES - PLANS VISIT Last week we checked in on Pickerington defensive lineman Da'Von Hamilton, who told us that he had not heard from the Buckeyes and was still committed to Pittsburgh. As of last night, all kinds of things had changed.  "I got a call from Coach (Luke) Fickell last week," Hamilton told Eleven Warriors. "He was just asking me about my recruiting and when we could set up a possible visit." That visit may very well be this weekend, although Hamilton has not made up his mind just yet. The Buckeyes, searching for defensive tackles in their 2015…
  • Ohio State Holds Steady at No. 6 in College Football Playoff Rankings

    Patrick Maks
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:06 pm
    As the regular season nears an end, Ohio State stayed put at No. 6 in the latest edition of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night. The Buckeyes (10-1, 7-0 Big Ten) rallied past Indiana, 42-27, last weekend and clinched a return to the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. In front of them are: Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Mississippi State, and TCU. Across the conference, Michigan State checked in at No. 10, Wisconsin at 14th, Minnesota at 18th and Nebraska dropped out of the top 25.  Ohio State, which concludes its regular season against Michigan Saturday at noon in…
  • Video: Ohio State Football's Trailer for The Game Will Have You Ready for War

    11W Staff
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:43 pm David Trichel and the Ohio State football video production team have done it again. With only days until this year's version of The Game, be reminded that "Legends Live Forever" and there's no way to become a legend faster than taking it to the Team Up North.  You might need a dip in Mirror Lake tonight to cool down.
  • In a Clash Billed as War, Why Are We So Stunned When Ohio State and Michigan Actually Fight?

    Patrick Maks
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Throw a punch against Michigan Saturday? Pack your things, Urban Meyer says. After last year’s edition of The Game came to blows during an on-field melee less than a minute into the second quarter, Ohio State’s head coach is serious when it comes to the Buckeyes being on their best behavior. “He said he wants the game to be very intense, but if anybody throws any punches this year we’re just dismissed,” senior linebacker Curtis Grant said Monday. “He pretty much put it out there yesterday, so there’s no telling what will happen if you get into a fight this year.” For their…
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  • Notes on LSU @ Texas A&M 2014

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:59 pm
    The LSU defense did about as well as could be expected against Johnny Manziel… But as a more traditional passer, Kyle Allen presents a very different test. LSU was the only team that went 2-0 against “Johnny Football”, but as the captions above indicate, that’s not necessarily a reason for confidence going into this game. If you missed it, I wrote about LSU’s quarterback situation last week. For the last few weeks, I’ve been waiting until I can compute the Mock BCS standings before writing a blog about my rankings. Unfortunately, (when I first wrote this) one of the formerly BCS…
  • Ferguson

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:17 am
    Too many disjointed thoughts here, but I'm pissed: I'm torn to be honest.  I don't know what to think, but I do know this much, I'm sick to death of all this outrage and I'm sick to death of the violence.  Qwazier said it best today:  What did the businessmen do to the people of Ferguson to deserve being torched?  Well guess what Ferguson, your problems just grew worse because what businessman would want to do business in your town? The death of Michael Brown was tragic, but WHERE THE FUCK IS THE OUTRAGE FOR THE SENSELESS VIOLENCE KILLING THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES,…
  • Tuesday's Tantrums... in Grumblevision!

    25 Nov 2014 | 4:29 am
      Hello folks, and welcome to today’s Tantrums… in Grumblevision! This week’s switcheroo continues as I fill in for B.O.B., who filled in for the Beezer, who will fill in for yours truly on Friday! Big things happening this week, so let’s get right down to business here…   The top story of the day, no matter where you look, is the situation down in Ferguson, MO. This entire situation disgusts me, and it should disgust every single American with a pulse. Not just the media sensationalism that caused this to balloon out of control, but the blatant race pimping that has caused so…
  • Musings From The Hoodwood 11–25

    24 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This is sick...just sick... Greetings from the Hoodwood, where the locals are preparing for a turkey feast Leading Off: More Mad Money in MLB Boston has the duckets and they are a spending them. The BoSox just dropped $88 Million on Hanley Ramirez the speedy former Dodger gives the Sawx some speed at the top of their lineup. But the Old Town team don’t seem to be done. It looks as if the Kung Fu Panda himself Pablo Sandoval will leave the Bay to ply his wares in Beantown and shore up a notoriously weak position on the Sox. Now keep in mind that the Sox are a year removed from winning the…
  • Boston Sports Weekend Wrap Up

    24 Nov 2014 | 3:58 pm
    Despite a lengthy blog entry yesterday, there is still a bunch of news and recaps for the various Boston area sports teams that I follow to talk about. This would be due to the fact that a lot of the teams were in action yesterday. So let's get started... NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION The pro soccer team beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Finals. I have no idea what that means but I'm guessing that is a good thing. BOSTON BRUINS I really haven't been following the Bruins too closely thus far. I know they are dealing with a ton of injuries. But you can check…
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    Peak Performance: The Blog

  • LeBron James and the Flow State

    7 Nov 2014 | 5:52 am
    During the 2011 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks, I wrote a blogpost about LeBron James suggesting that he was thinking too much: Peak Performance: The Blog: LeBron Is Not Shrinking From the Stage, He's Think...Bless his heart, he is doing it again with the Cleveland Cavaliers.  LeBron may be too smart for his own and the team's good. As he works to help build a winning team and a climate of success in his return to Cleveland,  he may be back to thinking too much about his role, his teammates, how to facilitate, how to fit it. Of course those issues are…
  • Kobe Bryant Reaches for Next Step in his Maturity

    5 Nov 2014 | 8:04 am
    "Right now we've really figured out how to bond together as a group. True chemistry is built through adversity. It's tough because it could cut either way. It seems to have brought us together."--Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, in an interview prior to last season (October 2013).And the adversity just keeps coming.  Many people have predicted another losing season for the Los Angeles Lakers, who have lost the first five games of the 2014-2015 NBA season. Though, Bryant, their leader, returns after two injury-plagued season, the team is not expected to return to the Lakers' typical…
  • Chicago Bulls' Mindset Dictates Success

    31 Oct 2014 | 11:11 am
    “If you work hard one day and you improve, and then you don’t work hard for three days, well guess what? You’re not going to be very consistent, The good teams establish how they’re going to go about their business. They do it day after day. That’s how you build your mental toughness, that’s how you build your conditioning, that’s how you build your discipline, and that’s how you win.“You start off the season, and you have everybody saying they want to win a championship, but very few are willing to pay that price every single day. When you study championship teams, you see…
  • The Business Case Study in Atlanta (or Bruce Levenson is a Big Scaredy Pants)

    10 Sep 2014 | 6:56 am
    Racism is alive and well (and disgusting).  Yes, we all should be able to see that.  That isn't news. Is Bruce Levenson a racist?  Is there a lesson there? The better lesson may be that Bruce Levenson let fear (albeit racially-based) and ignorance drive his business decisions. He and the NBA lost millions of dollars in Atlanta and drove a potentially valuable brand, the Atlanta Hawks, into the ground. It appears he is most guilty of being an ignorant, horrible business man. How did he do that? Very simply, he failed in some extremely basic ways.  He forgot some…
  • Subtle Lesson in Leadership (VIDEO)

    28 Aug 2014 | 7:57 am
    I attended a great professional basketball game on Tuesday night. It was the deciding Game 3 of the WNBA opening round, conference semifinal match up between the Eastern Conference's #1 seed, Atlanta Dream versus the #4 seeded Chicago Sky in Atlanta's Philips Arena. The game included a classic individual match up pitting the Dream's leading scorer and two-time WNBA scoring champion, Angel McCoughtry, against last year's WNBA rookie of the year, Elena Delle Donne.I expected a great game, but I did not expect a greater lesson in leadership in the Sky's 81-80 comeback victory over Atlanta to win…
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  • Stanford Holds off New Mexico

    24 Nov 2014 | 10:42 pm
    So the Stanford Women’s Basketball game at New Mexico started out Stanford enough. Stanford, even though without their leading scorer Lili Thompson (illness), found themselves up 22-6 in the first five minutes. Credit Karlie Samuelson (KSam) with four made threes for 12 points in that span.Then New Mexico stopped the threes, and like Texas, they also stopped Stanford’s screen and drive to the basket game. Stanford was stuck, could not score, and when you watched on the free streaming video from the Mountain West Network, no on in a black uniform (which C and R…
  • Food Ideas for Delicious Holidays

    24 Nov 2014 | 4:02 pm
    Need an easy appetizer? How about nutritious foods in festive colors? Or simple tweaks to those classic favorites for a flavor twist? And of course, what to do with leftovers. My “how-to-do-it” ideas for your holidays in this blog and my most recent Let’s Talk Live D.C. appearance video below. Add Some Yogurt to your Holiday Recipes Yogurt is more than a nutritious snack, it’s a great addition to the standard ingredients in holiday recipes. One of my favorites is Siggi’s yogurt. It’s made from simple quality ingredients you can pronounce, and…
  • Washington guard Kelsey Plum named to Wooden Award top 30 list

    24 Nov 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Washington sophomore G Kelsey Plum was named to the preseason Wooden Award Top 30 on Monday. The list is comprised of 30 student-athletes who, based on last year’s individual performance and team records, are the early front-runners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor. The list is chosen by a preseason poll of national college women’s basketball media members, including The Seattle Times. Plum, the 2014 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, has lived up to the early nod. She scored a UW single-game record 45 points in her season debut at Oklahoma and followed it up with…
  • Gonzaga dropped out of AP Top 25 poll; UConn slipped to No. 3

    24 Nov 2014 | 12:26 pm
    Many thought then-No. 6 Stanford upsetting then-No. 1 UConn last week, snapping the Huskies' 47-game winning streak, was good for the women's basketball season. Well, that was just the beginning. Days after Stanford's win, then-No. 10 Texas traveled to The Farm and used overtime to win at Maples Pavilion. That upset ended the Cardinal's 28-game home win streak and suddenly the women's hoops landscape is a mystery. And that's a good thing. No team looked superhuman after the first full week of games, many ranked teams barely winning some matchups. The Associated Press poll reflected as much,…
  • Ready, Set, Turkey Trot!

    24 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    It’s that time of the year again when turkey lovers who love to run gather for an appetite-inducing morning of good-natured competition. On Thanksgiving Day, or very near it, runners across the U.S. lace up their shoes for some version of the trot. And if you anticipate indulging in a huge Thanksgiving feast, you may want to participate in this fun footrace to burn off a few calories and eat later guilt-free. Turkey Day Fun Fact: Running a 10K burns 780 calories…..Thanksgiving dinner 750 calories …..Losing weight on Thanksgiving Day….. Priceless. So, before the big…
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    El Pulso De La República
    3 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    EPN Y LOS PADRES DE AYOTZINAPA - EL PULSO DE LA REPÚBLICA BAJA LA APP DE EL PULSO PARA ANDROID e iOS aqui: From: El Pulso De La República Views: 543304 19926 ratings Time: 16:05 More in News & Politics
  • Things Athletes Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Things Athletes Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them We are all witnesses. Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeedVideo! MUSIC Ranz Des Vaches by Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech... From: BuzzFeedVideo Views: 813136 16613 ratings Time: 01:54 More in Entertainment
  • 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: 486375 3737 ratings Time: 05:48 More in Entertainment
  • How To Win At Arm Wrestling

    14 Oct 2014 | 1:38 pm
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    9 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
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  • Auto Parts Online Blog, Updating Information On Autos

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:18 pm
    So what’s new in the automobile world? There are many resources for the latest and breaking news and information with regards to the automobile world. After all, there is a huge number of people who have been converted to click here automobile aficionados and fanatics. Some of them could not help but want to share the information with the rest of the globe. Try searching the World Wide Web and you would be able to encounter many websites and blogs that lean towards click payday loans here automobile news and other information regarding anything and everything concerning cars, vehicles,…
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  • Rev3 / Challenge Triathlon Discount Code

    19 Nov 2014 | 3:44 am
    Use code JBTRI15 get 10% off Challenge Family Americas Knoxville, Quassy, Williamsburg, Maine, Cedar Point & Rev3 Rush. Pocono be opening reg. soon! Code does not apply to early bird pricing, but if you sign up and use the discount code during early bird, they will get a free Challenge Mason Jar (aka pint glass) with their entry – to be claimed on race weekend. Code is only valid for former Rev3 events, including Maine, Quassy and Poconos. Not valid for Challenge Atlantic City, Rancho Cordova, New Albany, Penticton, or St. Andrews. Code is case and space sensitive.
  • Setting Triathlon Goals – Racing Happy

    19 Jul 2014 | 10:14 am
    At the beginning of each triathlon season, most triathletes sit down and plan their races based on their goals. Some goals are event based – “I want to qualify for X championship race.” Some goals are time/distance based – “I want to do a sub 5 hour 70.3.” Others are competition based – “I want to finish on the podium, or at least beat my brother who won’t quit bragging about the last race where he bested me.” While I’ve built previous seasons around each of those different types of goals, this year is different for me. This year my goals are “happiness…
  • Introducing #TrainerBingo

    15 Jan 2014 | 4:17 pm
    Now is the time of year that triathletes come out of their off season hibernation, focus on building their foundation for race season and try to shed a few lbs from all the Christmas cookies that they ate. In the northern part of the country, that also means lots of runs on snowy trails, masters swimming sessions and most importantly, long boring sessions on the trainer. Which leads me to the point of this post: What is the point of being  a nerdy, triathlon-obsessed social media geek if you can’t make fun of yourself? What do many triathletes do on the trainer? Tweet with other…
  • My One Regret About My 2013 Triathlon Season

    1 Dec 2013 | 6:45 pm
    My “comeback” to triathlon this year was emotional and I am grateful for being able to toe the line, but there was one thing that I wish I could have changed. My one race wasn’t with my my Rev3 family. Go ahead and ignore everything I’m about to say if you want because Rev3 sponsors me and I’ve never had to pay to do any of their races, but know this. My triathlon team was the third group of people that I made sure knew about my accident right after my own family and close group of friends. They are legit “family” in my books. I don’t know of any other triathlon teams have…
  • Readjusting Priorities

    21 Nov 2013 | 6:02 pm
    My relationship with the triathlon world has been all over the place this year. When I was at my worst, I completely disconnected myself. I stopped reading triathlon blogs, avoided Twitter all together and stopped thinking about anything fitness related. The last thing I wanted to see was someone complaining about missing their marathon goal when I wasn’t sure if I’d ever be able to run a single step without crippling back pain. As my back healed, I eventually came out of hiding and quit being so grumpy, irritable and was actually open to hearing about and celebrating my friend’s…
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    The Business of Sports

  • Interactive YouTube Content (Russell Scibetti)
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:32 am
    Tweet A couple of weeks ago, Jason Belzer sent me a link to a marketing video that Honda put out on YouTube called “The Other Side.” Click on the image below to watch to the video, and make sure to hit the “R” key while watching to get the full impact. When I saw this, I immediately thought this would be a great way for sports organizations to create content. Here are a few ideas that come to mind: Comparing the home vs. live experience: Teams want to convey how much more exciting the live experience is, so they could make a video that takes viewers back and forth…
  • Why Mediation (Russell Scibetti)
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:41 am
    Tweet Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Mark Grabowski and is an excerpt from his recently published article in Harvard’s Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law entitled “Both Sides Win: Why Mediation Would Improve Pro Sports.” The article argues that mediation should be utilized by American pro sports leagues to resolve conflicts, particularly contract disputes. Citing examples and experts, the paper argues that it would improve player-management relationships, player morale and public opinion. You can click here to download the entire article in PDF…
  • Infographic Friday: Fantasy Football (Russell Scibetti)
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. This one comes to us from Data Informed and provides some interesting stats on the fantasy football industry, including the size of the marketing, demographics of the participants and volume of data consumption.
  • Hashtag Tuesday: #ISS2014 (Russell Scibetti)
    18 Nov 2014 | 6:18 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Hashtag Tuesday which features insights from sports business professionals on a variety of topics, all collected via specific hashtags. This week, I collected some of the best tweets from the 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium that were shared via the #ISS2014 hashtag. The content covers a wide range of sports business topics, from culture and entrepreneurship to media and engagement. Enjoy! View the story “#ISS2014″ on Storify
  • The Power of 12 in Seattle (Russell Scibetti)
    17 Nov 2014 | 5:29 am
    Tweet It’s a fairly well-known fact in the industry that the Seattle Seahawks have an official agreement with Texas A&M for the use of “12th Man”, a phrase that A&M had previously trademarked. Earlier this year, Darren Rovell reported that Seattle only pays $5,000 per year for this, but they cannot use the term on merchandise (even though, as also reported by Mr. Rovell, the Seahawks #12 “Fan” jersey was a top-10 best selling jersey back in March of this year). With that quick background in place, the point of this post is to truly highlight how…
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    IndiaVision News and Information » Sports

  • We lifted the Cup at the same venue 22 years ago

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:45 am
    Pakistan’s former fast bowler Wasim Akram hopes that World Cup final on March 29, 2015 will become memorable for every Pakistani as they lifted the same cup 22 years back on the same venue. According to ICC-Cricket, Wasim Akram said, “I am anxiously waiting for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to start, and, throughout the event, I will be itching to go out and bowl myself. It will be tough for me not to go into flashback mode and remember my magical deliveries at the MCG, which I consider as some of my very best”. “It is time though for this generation of cricketers to prove themselves…
  • Setback for Danish Kaneria as ICC refuses to review his life ban

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:44 am
    Karachi: Pakistan leg spinner, Danish Kaneria has lost another bid to get his life ban reviewed with the International Cricket Council (ICC) refusing to take up his case. Kaneria told PTI that he had sent a letter to the ICC with his case documents requesting them to review the life ban imposed on him after looking into the conduct of the Pakistan and English cricket boards in the whole issue.”I had asked the ICC to first see whether the Pakistan and England boards had acted with integrity for the integrity of the game and to review my case,” he said. “Unfortunately the ICC…
  • Future of CSK, Rajasthan Royals uncertain as Supreme Court talks of possible suspension

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:38 am
    NEW DELHI: A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the fate of IPL teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals as the Supreme Court on Monday asked whether Gurunath Meiyappan’s indictment by the Justice Mudgal Committee, which found him to be a CSK official, would not lead to suspension of the team. If the court finally arrives at the same conclusion and rules in favour of CSK’s suspension, given its official’s involvement in betting in breach of IPL operational rule 4.4.2, then a similar fate could await Rajasthan Royals, whose owner Raj Kundra too has been indicted by the…
  • Pankaj Advani swats away Paul Schopf

    22 Nov 2014 | 12:07 am
    BANGALORE: With the airconditioning at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium working well, favourite Pankaj Advani, who struggled in the steamy conditions on the first two days, found some semblance of form as breaks flowed thick and fast from his cue in the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championships here. On Friday, it appeared as if Advani was in a great hurry. Even before some of the latecomers could settle in, the 29-year-old Bengalorian shot out his Austrian opponent Paul Schopf in about 45 minutes. Advani floored his rival with sizeable breaks en route a 4-0 win, his third in as many matches…
  • Dilip Vengsarkar received Col CK Nayudu Lifetime achievement award

    22 Nov 2014 | 12:07 am
    Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar on 21 November 2014 received the prestigious BCCI-instituted Colonel C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award. He was conferred with the award for his contribution to Indian cricket. The 58-year-old Vengsarkar who was a member of the Indian team that won the World Cup in 1983 received a citation, trophy and cheque for Rs 25 lakh. He was also a member of the World Championship of Cricket in 1985 and led India in ten Tests in 1987-89. Apart from this, Indian medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rohit Sharma were also rewarded for their stupendous…
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    The Big Tip

  • The roles of a sport physiotherapist

    Emily Brown
    16 Nov 2014 | 9:16 pm
    When a sportsman or woman is suffering from an ailment or experiencing physical body injury, he or she has the option of either seeking medical treatments or to try and treat the condition on their own. Often treating the injury by oneself is meant to serve only as a first aid measure before getting specialized attention. The mistake that a number of patients do is that they do not consider getting any further medical attention until when it is almost too late. For them once they carry out the first aid treatments and the pain is gone, they assume that all is well. However after some time the…
  • Factors to consider When buying Training Wear

    Emily Brown
    10 Nov 2014 | 6:46 pm
    At one time or another an individual may want to buy training wear. It is important to have sufficient knowledge to enable them to get the right thing at the right cost. There are therefore factors that one has to consider before buying the training wear. These factors include the following: Check out Kick Shields for sale for other available products in store for you.  The cost the wear- one should be in a position to determine the most appropriate price of the wear they are intending to buy. One should for instance have sufficient knowledge of how much a Thai pad for training costs.
  • Things to Know Before Starting Horse Riding Lessons

    Emily Brown
    9 Nov 2014 | 6:28 pm
    Many people are intrigued by horses, their power, muscle strength and the general austerity that the animal exudes. However, many remain clueless about this special animal. Over the centuries, they have been used for riding in sports, races and work, while in more affluent countries they are basically used for leisure. A horse can gallop at a speed of up to 50km/hr, while using very little energy, a quality that made them to serve in war in ancient times. There are different types of horses, all divided according to weight, breed and use. For home uses, Light weight horses that have small…
  • Boot Camps Are Not Radicalization Camps

    Emily Brown
    3 Nov 2014 | 4:52 pm
    In many countries, the governments have come up with various measures to curb and restrict radicalization amongst their youths. Many young people are currently getting radicalized as a result of lack of jobs amongst other social ills that are afflicting them. There is need to ensure that such radicalization is curtailed and contained as this is the only way though which economic progress can be achieved. Many governments are coming up with various strategies in order to ensure that each and every youth have access to a source of income that can sustain them and their families. There has been…
  • 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…
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    Lacrosse Playground

  • Warrior Sports, Inc. Statement In Response To NOCSAE Press Release

    Lacrosse Playground
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:15 am
    Please see below for a statement from Warrior Sports, Inc. in response to the recent NOCSAE press release. Please note that this statement is from Warrior Sports, Inc. and should not be attributed to any individual representative of the company. “Warrior Sports, Inc. has received notification from the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) that the Warrior Regulator lacrosse helmet no longer complies with the applicable NOCSAE standards. We disagree with and are disappointed in NOCSAE’s decision. Warrior has always been committed to the highest safety…
  • HEADstrong’s Fall Five Combine To Raise $200,000 To Support The Cause

    Lacrosse Playground
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:09 am
    Holmes, PA – This fall, 55 programs including 38 collegiate men’s and women’s lacrosse teams united on the playing field to make a powerful statement in support of the HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF™). Through 5 special events including the 6th Annual Women’s Nicholas Colleluori Classic in Hempstead NY, 8th Annual Men’s Nicholas Colleluori Classic in Folsom, PA, 2nd Annual University City Classic in Philadelphia, PA, 2nd Annual Face-Off To Fight Blood Cancer in Hopkins, MN and the 1st Annual in HEADstrong Texas Players Clinic in Dallas, TX over $200,000 was raised to support the…
  • Applications Available for 2016 U.S. Men’s U19 Head Coach

    Lacrosse Playground
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:06 am
    US Lacrosse has announced an opening for the Head Coach of the 2016 U.S. Men’s National Under-19 Team. The coach will lead Team USA in pursuit of a record eighth world championship gold medal at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) U19 Men’s World Championship, July 7-16, 2016, in Coquitlam, British Columbia. The Head Coach is primarily responsible for the training, selection, coaching and leadership of the U.S. men’s U19 team in preparation for the World Championship. The coaches shall work with the US Lacrosse staff and National Team Committee to determine a schedule of…
  • Epoch Introduces Limited Edition 382c Hawk

    Lacrosse Playground
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:03 am
    Minneapolis, MN — November 25, 2014 — Epoch Lacrosse today introduced its Limited Edition 382c Hawk to commemorate the launch of its first head. Why 382? The official Pantone and brand color of Epoch Lacrosse is 382C. Only 382 of The Hawk limited edition will be made available and go on sale the week of Thanksgiving at authorized Epoch retail stores priced at $100. The Hawk 382c’s packaging is almost as unique as the head itself. It comes displayed in an ultra-premium foam lined box featuring a custom engraved/hand painted commemorative ball, an Epoch green butt end, a black powder…
  • Cascade R and Warrior Regulator Lacrosse Helmets are Non-Compliant with NOCSAE Standards

    Lacrosse Playground
    24 Nov 2014 | 12:51 pm
    BALTIMORE, Nov. 24, 2014 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse, has been notified by NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) that two lacrosse helmet models currently available in the marketplace — the Cascade Model R and the Warrior Regulator — do not meet the NOCSAE helmet standard, ND041.  NOCSAE’s public statement, available in its entirety at, says that the organization made its determination following an independent investigation and evaluation of the two helmets, including a…
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    Raw Signal: Most Popular Football News

  • Broncos playoff picture and AFC playoff scenarios entering Week 13

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:46 pm
    The 2014 NFL playoff picture in the AFC is looking pretty similar to the 2013 standings - as it stands now, the same four teams win their respective divisions, and the same two teams earn a Wild Card. ESPN's cool Playoff Machine is back. With it, you can simulate the rest of the 2014 NFL regular season and see who would come out on top in the playoff race. First, set your winning criteria (current winning percentage, home team, etc.), then optionally modify to pick the winner of each game
  • Lions' Raiola reportedly won't be fined by NFL

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:45 pm
    Lions' Raiola reportedly won't be fined by NFL
  • Aaron Rodgers: Grape Crush not a shot at Vikings

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:45 pm
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers' beverage of choice after games has long been a Grape Crush soda. The Green Bay Packers quarterback doesn't always bring it with him to his postgame news conference like he did after Sunday's 24-21 win over the Minnesota Vikings, but he says he was not sticking it to the purple-clad team or its fans by doing so. And to anyone who doubts how long he has been drinking that after games, he had a message Tuesday on his ESPN Milwaukee radio show.
  • Kevin Minter has seen Odell Beckham Jr. make his acrobatic catches 'for a long time'

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:45 pm
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kevin Minter used to head to the locker room soon after practice ended at LSU, but he'd see Odell Beckham Jr. head over to the JUGS machine or lobby Zach Mettenberger to throw more passes. "He was always there forever after practice," Minter said. "I'd only catch a glimpse before I went inside. I'm not going to stand around and watch this fool do this stuff." That "fool" became the talk of the NFL this week and "this stuff" helped Beckham haul in an acrobatic 43-yard touchdown
  • Week 12 NFL power rankings: Patriots, Packers pack 1-2 punch before meeting

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm
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    The Source

  • SMH Records Mike Smith Making Deals In Industry, Spearheading One Shot Reality Show

    Brandon Robinson
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:54 pm
    Dubbed a healer by Sway Calloway, Mike Smith got his start by creating two medical practice chains. Deciding to follow a passion, Smith teamed with friend and business partner Jonathan Hay to create SMH Records. A few weeks back, Smith went on Calloway’s Sway in the Morning (Shade 45) show alongside Crooked and DJ King Tech – to announce the One Shot show. A brainchild of the Crooked I, One Shot is a reality competition show for rappers who want to become the next big Hip-Hop star. Spearheaded by SMH Records, One Shot will travel through eight cities in search of emcees looking for…
  • Sexual Topics Too Ungodly? tobyMac’s Toddiefunk Advised Not To Appear on Show To Discuss Sexual Issues

    Brandon Robinson
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:30 pm
    The Dr. Zoe Today Show, a cutting-edge, universal program that holds a diverse fan base was slated to host, bassist Toddiefunk, member of the Grammy award winning group, tobyMac on its show Wednesday evening. Funk, who has been sought after by music greats Lenny Kravitz and Prince, has a remarkable story of overcoming sexual addiction and intended to share that on the show. According to Dr. Zoe Today Show producer Laurin Catherine, the bassist will not appear after his representation, True Artist Management advised him not to because they felt that Toddie should not be involved in such…
  • 20-Year-Old DeAndre Joshua Shot Dead During Ferguson Riots

    Rocko Rathon
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:58 pm
    The town of Ferguson suffers another casualty Ferguson, MO has yielded yet another death. This time, 20-year-old DeAndre Joshua was shot dead during the massive riots in the St. Louis suburb. Though details are still murky, the young man was allegedly shot by a stray bullet while sitting in his Pontiac Grand Prix. Reports since last night claimed that there have been over 150 gunshots during the turmoil, not to mention over 25 businesses and buildings that have been destroyed. Joshua’s car was parked less than a mile from where Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson on August…
  • Check Out The First Trailer for ‘Pan’ Starring Hugh Jackman & Rooney Mara

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:40 pm
    From Warner Bros. Pictures comes, “Pan,” a live-action Peter Pan feature directed by Joe Wright. Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland.  There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny—to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. The film hits theaters in 3D and 2D in select theatres and IMAX on July 17, 2015.
  • [VIDEO] 50 Cent’s Son Is A Talented Hooper

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:20 pm
    ..It’s looking like Curtis has a dynamic hooper on his hands, 50 is about to have a new career/hobby in his near future…that is handling college basketball recruiters… G-Unit’s big bossman 50 Cent has been a music power player since his debut of Get Rich Or Die Tryin in 2003. The Queens veteran went to release 5 more albums while reeling in a estimate of $140 million dollars thanks to lucrative deals with Vitamin Water and being involved with Floyd Mayweather‘s boxing promotion company TMT Promotions. Despite the jabs he threw at artists such as Ja Rule, NaS, The…
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    Fenway West

  • Red Sox Land Sandovol Too

    Matt O'Donnell
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:34 am
    After making some big noise with the signing of Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox are signing another big free agent.  Pablo Sandovol is joining the Red Sox for 5 years and close to $100 million.   We will have to wait and see what this means for Will Middlebrooks but it is likely he will be involved in a trade before the season starts.
  • Hanley is coming back to Boston

    Matt O'Donnell
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:41 pm
    After years of wishing for a deal to bring back the former Red Sox, fans are getting what they wanted; Hanley Ramirez is set to rejoin the team.  The deal is said to be for 5 years and $90 million.  The team is also looking to land Lester and Sandovol with the deep pockets they have this offseason.
  • Red Sox Look to Be in the Lead for Sandovol

    Matt O'Donnell
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
      You may soon have an email from Yawkey Way Store in your inbox offering you a new Red Sox Panda hat.  Boston seems to be in the lead to land  free agent third baseman, Pablo Sandovol.  The Sox offer is reported to be $95 million for 5 years.  The Padres and Giants are also still in the mix.
  • Don’t Blame the Kids

    Michael Passanisi
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:06 am
    Under the headline “Did the Red Sox lack fire needed to compete?”, Nick Cafardo in his Sunday Baseball column singles out Xander Bogearts and Jackie Bradley Jr. “The lows they experienced didn’t bring any negative emotion,” according to an unnamed player no longer with the team. According to Cafardo, the player stated that the youngsters should have taken their lead from Dustin Pedroia, who “was said to be distraught over the team’s poor play.” The player is a bit off base. Prospects like Bogearts and Bradley should not have to break bats and…
  • A Sad Day in November

    Michael Passanisi
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:05 am
    Luis Tiant is getting another chance at the Hall of Fame. The 73-year-old former Red Sox righthander was named to the Golden Era ballot that will be voted on in December. One of the saddest days of my Sox life was November 13, 1978 when I heard on the radio that Luis had signed with the Yankees. It was the ultimate indignity- the most popular Bosox player in decades and their first true black hero was going down the river. Peter Gammons’ excellent book Beyond the Sixth Game describes the sad departure. Rescued from oblivion by Eddie Kasko in 1971, he gave the Sox seven full years,…
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    Next Impulse Sports

  • The Trenches Honors The Cowboys Zack Martin For His Dominant Work Against The Giants

    Next Impulse Staff
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:58 pm
    Every year, countless awards are given out to individual NFL players but the NFL’s offensive linemen rarely receive the attention and accolades that nearly every other position enjoys. Next Impulse Sports and Athletes LTD will be looking to change all that with a weekly series entitled The Trenches (Big Guys Need Love Too) which will Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Here’s A Really Depressing Derrick Rose Statistic

    John Ferensen
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:41 pm
    Before this season, Derrick Rose had missed all but ten of the previous 164 regular season games the Chicago Bulls have played, dating back to the beginning of the 2012-13 season — just months after his 2011-12 season ended due to an ACL injury. The lockout-shortened 2011-12 season also doubled as Jimmy Butler’s rookie year, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Richard Sherman Criticizes The NFL Over Marshawn Lynch’s $100,000 Fine With Hilarious Cardboard Cutout Routine

    Ryan Wong
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:31 pm
    Richard Sherman decided to use his Tuesday press conference to protest the $100,000 fine that Marshawn Lynch received for not speaking with the media earlier this season and he brought along a friend and a prop to do so. The Seahawks shutdown cornerback took the stage with Doug Baldwin (and a Baldwin cardboard cutout) to Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • NFL Reportedly Declines To Fine Dominic Raiola For Admitted Cheap Shots

    Ryan Wong
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:17 pm
    Even after he admitted that he purposely cut block Patriots defensive lineman Zach Moore at the conclusion of Sunday’s game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots, the NFL will reportedly not fine Dominic Raiola for his actions. For reference, these were the plays that sparked people’s attention. They occurred on the Lions’ Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • The Good, Bad & Ugly Of The NBA

    John Ferensen
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:53 pm
    We’re nearly one month into the NBA season, and teams not named the Oklahoma City Thunder are beginning to settle into their place in the league’s pecking order. Let’s get to some of the highlights and lowlights of the past week. [Photo via USA Today] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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    Total Packers

  • Aaron Rodgers was Not Trolling

    Monty McMahon
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:13 pm
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers insists he was not trolling the Minnesota Vikings with that Grape Crush. Awfully coincidental if you ask us. The post Aaron Rodgers was Not Trolling appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Jordy Nelson is on the Cover of SI

    Monty McMahon
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:17 pm
    Sports Illustrated says Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson is the NFL's most dangerous deep threat. They also slapped him on this week's cover. Here it is. The post Jordy Nelson is on the Cover of SI appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Stream of Consciousness: Sweeping the Purple Pukes Edition

    Andrew Chitko
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    The Green Bay Packers pulled out a nondescript 24-21 victory to sweep the Minnesota Vikings. Here are 10 quick hits on the game. The days of the massacre are gone. The post Stream of Consciousness: Sweeping the Purple Pukes Edition appeared first on Total Packers.
  • The Super Bowl will be Played This Weekend

    Monty McMahon
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    The Green Bay Packers will meet the New England Patriots this weekend. According to all of the unoriginal media hype, the game will also be the Super Bowl. The post The Super Bowl will be Played This Weekend appeared first on Total Packers.
  • The Longest One-Yard TD Pass Ever

    Monty McMahon
    24 Nov 2014 | 5:40 pm
    They'll write about this one in the history books, son. It's Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers with the longest one-yard touchdown ever. Still only one yard! The post The Longest One-Yard TD Pass Ever appeared first on Total Packers.
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  • CSKA Moscow v Roma odds, Champions League preview from Russia – Live

    Spencer J
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:26 am
    Breaking CSKA Moscow v Roma odds from the Champions League, with latest betting and match preview from Russia. CSKA Moscow host Roma in a vital Champions League clash that will go a long way to determining who qualifies. Both sides sit on four points and are the two favourites to qualify second to Bayern Munich […]
  • PSG v Ajax odds, match preview and Champions League betting – Live from Paris

    Spencer J
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:24 am
    Latest PSG v Ajax odds & match preview from the Champions League clash from Parc Des Princes. Paris Saint Germain can take step towards securing top spot in the group when they host Ajax on Tuesday evening. The French side have already qualified for the last 16, with the visitors Ajax vying for a Europa […]
  • Schalke v Chelsea odds, Champions League Preview and match betting from Veltins-Arena

    Spencer J
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:22 am
    Latest Schalke v Chelsea odds, match preview and betting from the Champions League tie in Germany tonight. Chelsea can secure their place in the knock out rounds of the Champions League when they travel to Schalke. The pair are the top two in their group, although the Blues hold a three point advantage at the […]
  • APOEL Nicosia v Barcelona odds, match preview – Champions League clash from Cyprus

    Jak Penny
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:20 am
    Latest APOEL Nicosia v Barcelona odds from the Champions League tonight, including match preview and betting tips. Barcelona may have already qualified, although they need a win away to APOEL Nicosia to give themselves a chance of finishing top of their group. APOEL may have gained just a single point from four games, however they […]
  • AC Milan v Inter Milan Live Stream : Watch Serie A Derby

    Trevor Keane
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:15 am
    Its AC Milan v Inter Milan live streaming from the Stadio Olimpico in Serie A tonight. The Milan derby takes place on Sunday, as Roberto Mancini leads Inter out for the first time in his second stint with the club. AC Milan hold a one point advantage over their city rivals going into the clash, […]
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  • Pre-Match Interview: Rodgers Believes Players Will Learn from Loss

    News Desk
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Video courtesy of EZTV Entertainment Liverpool have no time to re-group from their shock 3-1 reversal at the hands of Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace with an all important meeting with PFC Ludogrets in Bulgaria later today that could very well determine their fate in the Champions League. Although Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his team is suffering from a lack of confidence, he also believes that Sunday’s loss could be the catalyst they needed to galvanize as a unit. “I’ve just been trying to get us, as a team, back to the level of confidence that…
  • Liverpool Legend Jamie Carragher Weighs in on Reds Palace Performance

    News Desk
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Jamie is getting worried The blows just keep coming for Liverpool following their tepid defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace yesterday, and one of the hardest body blows has come from former defender Jamie Carragher. The Reds legend, now a pundit on Sky Sports, was unabashed in his criticism of his former side following their capitulation at Selhurst Park yesterday — even going so far to admit that he’s getting very worried about them. “Luis Suarez has gone, so what? There’s no leadership on the pitch. As a Liverpool fan which I am – I don’t care about…
  • Post Match Interview: Brendan Rodgers Shoulders the Blame for Palace Debacle

    News Desk
    23 Nov 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Video courtesy of LFC Tiki Taka By the time Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak curled in a spectacularly struck free-kick to well and truly put the game out of Liverpool’s reach, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers looked nothing short of shell shocked. There’s no question that he’s under real pressure now following the Reds fourth defeat on the trot, and though it may seem a bit daft to do so, he’s ready to shoulder the blame. “We’re not quite together as a team, which is what we pride our work on. We need to find a solution very quickly because it was very…
  • Liverpool (1) Crystal Palace (3): Reds Hit a New Low With Latest Croydon Collapse

    Steven McMillan
    23 Nov 2014 | 11:58 am
    The lowlights. Again. It’s a comedy of errors, but no one, bar the rest of the league, is laughing as Liverpool continue their winless streak with a gutless performance against Premier League basement dwellers Crystal Palace. Well, they were in the basement, anyway. The Eagles weathered an early storm to pull level through Dwight Gayle after Rickie Lambert scored his first goal for the Reds within the opening two minutes. The poor decision making of the visitors will be one of the main talking points to come out of the second half as a pair of blunders handed Palace two goals in four…
  • Liverpool Boss Tired of Flogging Dead Horse

    News Desk
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Mario to make way? With the news that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge would be on ice for at least another six weeks with a recurrence of his long-standing thigh problem, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted that he’s going to have to shake things up in order to find a winning formula for the Anfield outfit. It’s a startling fact that Liverpool don’t have a striker on the books — the injured Sturridge aside — that has found the net in the league. Mario Balotelli has failed to adapt as a lone striker, Fabio Borini has been more of an after-thought than a…
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    The Sports Mirror

  • Kalyani Group’s football club named Bharat FC

    Vikram Kamboj
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:26 am
    The Kalyani Group on Sunday launched their football club named “Bharat FC”. The Group unveiled the name and philosophy of its football cluband launched the club-crest during a press conference at the city’s JW Marriot. The unveiling of the name and the club-crest was done by Amit Kalyani, Executive Director Kalyani Group, Kunal Agarwal, Director Bharat FC along with Stuart Watkiss and Stanly Rozario, the head-coach and assistant coach of Bharat FC respectively. Kalyani Group unveils I- League Club – Kalyani Bharat FC The club crest celebrates the spirit of People’s Club…
  • Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri confident of Indian Triumph in Australia

    Atish Home Chowdhury
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:31 pm
    It seems that the verbal fight between Australia and India has already started. Just a day before Aussie legend Glenn McGrath seriously doubted about Indian batsmen’s capability, this time Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has assured the fans and Indian media that the team can successfully beat the Kangaroo team in their home. Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri confident of Indian Triumph in Australia The star batsman spoke to media and explained that his game plan is to stay positive and determined. He also felt that the team needs to play aggressive cricket to counter the Aussie bowling attack.
  • Glenn McGrath predicts India’s whitewash in Australia

    Atish Home Chowdhury
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Even before the start of the test series Down Under, the former Aussie speedster Glenn McGrath seriously doubted about India’s ability to win a test in Australia. Although India’s magnificent ODI series victory against Sri Lanka won adulation all over the nation, yet the Aussie legend still feels that the upcoming test series will be again a one sided story and eventually Australia will be successful in winning the series 4-0. Glenn McGrath predicts India’s whitewash in Australia Talking to Australian media, McGrath said that the performance of team India has always been lackluster on…
  • Sri Lankan cricket star Kumar Sangakkara on CNN’s Talk Asia

    Vikram Kamboj
    19 Nov 2014 | 6:08 am
    This month on CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ Anna Coren sits down with the former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Kumar Sangakkara. In their candid conversation they talk openly about his life, cricketing career, World Cup ambitions and retirement plans. Sri Lankan cricket star Kumar Sangakkara on CNN’s Talk Asia Sangakkara also discusses the devastating three-decade long civil war in Sri Lanka where “a lot of people paid the ultimate price with their lives for that conflict” and his parents’ brave actions in protecting the lives of their Tamil friends. He reminiscences about the “pivotal…
  • KTM owners from across the city to compete in an exciting biking face-off

    Vikram Kamboj
    19 Nov 2014 | 5:02 am
    KTM, the European Racing Legend, will get its owners in Delhi to indulge in exhilarating head to head motorcycle races, in its action packed flagship event – Orange Day”. The latest KTM Orange Day is being organized in Delhi on 22nd November. KTM Orange Day in Delhi “Orange Day” is conceptualized to make the customer experience the racing genes of the KTM Dukes. It gives KTM owners a holistic understanding of the performance of 200 Duke and 390 Duke and also an opportunity to compete and interact with fellow KTM Duke owners on a free track. Besides the exciting action on the…
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  • SGP 069: 2015 Trends: Paid vs Earned & Sports Geek Mailbag

    Sean Callanan
    24 Nov 2014 | 1:09 am
    The post SGP 069: 2015 Trends: Paid vs Earned & Sports Geek Mailbag appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 068: Finn Bradshaw on Cricket Australia digital revamp

    Sean Callanan
    16 Nov 2014 | 1:56 am
    The post SGP 068: Finn Bradshaw on Cricket Australia digital revamp appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 067: Russell Scibetti on Sports CRM & Business of Sports

    Sean Callanan
    9 Nov 2014 | 2:39 pm
    The post SGP 067: Russell Scibetti on Sports CRM & Business of Sports appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • Premier League Look Book

    Sean Callanan
    8 Nov 2014 | 7:19 pm
    New Sports Geek Look Book on the Premier League, with every Premier League team website featured. What you’ll get: PDF […] The post Premier League Look Book appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 066: Rob Squillacioti on A-League’s hot start to season 10

    Sean Callanan
    2 Nov 2014 | 1:04 am
    Season 10 of A-League has kicked off with bigger crowds, bigger TV ratings and bigger buzz, I catch up with […] The post SGP 066: Rob Squillacioti on A-League’s hot start to season 10 appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
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    Sports Haze

  • Is Djokovic’s name already being etched onto the ATP?

    Richard Murray
    10 Nov 2014 | 4:21 am
    Novak Djokovic has won the last two ATP World Tour Finals at London’s O2 Arena – and the betting market seems to suggest he’s a foregone conclusion to win the 2014 event too. This is understandable; with Rafael Nadal out due to an appendix operation, Djokovic’s competition has been diluted. It seems as if the main challenge will come from veteran Roger Federer and UK hopeful Andy Murray. As things stand the pre-tournament betting, Djokovic is a 5/6 chance, followed by Roger Federer at a best-priced 4-1 and Andy Murray available at a maximum of 7-1. And if you were staking your life on…

    Richard Murray
    10 Nov 2014 | 2:53 am
    FIFA have turned a few heads and got some tongues wagging by revealing their 23-strong shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or. The prestigious award was first introduced as the European Footballer of the Year award in 1956, and has since been extended to include players from all around the world. In 2010, the award merged with the FIFA World Player of the year to become the FIFA Ballon d’Or, and today the award attracts media attention all over the world as well as bets from those who have a keen eye on the footballing talent we have today. Previous winners in recent years…
  • 2015 Rugby World Cup Preview

    Richard Murray
    27 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
      We are now within a year of the Rugby Union World Cup. Rugby’s premier tournament will be heading to both England, and Wales (Cardiff) next September – and a legion of hungry, expectant fans will arrive with them. Defending champions New Zealand will be looking to claim their third world title, and are rightly the favourites with BetFair to do so. However, just because you are the best team in the world does not guarantee you success, the All Blacks reigning supreme at this World Cup is fancied but by no means a foregone conclusion. So who are the teams that could get their…
  • Major League Soccer Is Growing: The Signs

    Richard Murray
    27 Oct 2014 | 2:42 am
    Soccer, or football as it’s called in virtually every country except the U.S., is gaining a larger and larger presence in the States. It is arguably the most popular sport on a global scale. Of course in the U.S. you can’t really have a presence until you have something with Major League in it, which is where Major League Soccer (MLS) comes in. The sport is growing in popularity, and this can be seen in a couple of ways. Viewership Summer is gone, but let’s not forget the World Cup, the biggest soccer event on the planet, one reason being that it only happens every four years, just like…
  • 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…
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    Project Spurs

  • Fortune Smiles on Kyle Anderson

    D Hyrum Vaughn
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:10 pm
    San Antonio Spurs rookie forward Kyle Anderson has always wanted to play basketball at the highest level, and it became well-publicized immediately after the 2014 draft that Anderson not only hoped to be drafted, but hoped to be drafted by the Spurs.  Fast forward five months and Anderson has gotten his wish and is poised […]
  • Memphis GM Wallace says Marc Gasol isn’t going anywhere

    Jeff Garcia
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:00 am
    There’s been quite the buzz surrounding the San Antonio Spurs and the possibility of the team trying to sign Memphis’ Marc Gasol once he becomes a free agent this summer as a replacement for Tim Duncan should he retire after this season. It would be a huge signing for the Spurs and make for a […]
  • Monday notes: Anderson recalled from Austin, Spurs still interested in Allen?

    Paul Garcia
    24 Nov 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Monday the San Antonio Spurs recalled rookie Kyle Anderson from the Austin Spurs, where Anderson scored 18 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and threw six assists in 41 minutes, in the Spurs’ 110-105 win over the Santa Cruz Warriors on Sunday. With Marco Belinelli returning to the lineup, and when Cory Joseph fully heals from his […]
  • Watch Tim Duncan show Corey Brewer how to do a proper flop

    Jeff Garcia
    24 Nov 2014 | 11:00 am
    During the recent San Antonio Spurs-Minnesota Timberwolves contest, Wolves’ Corey Brewer was caught in a Tim Duncan pick which sent Corey into one sweet flop. However, Duncan took exception to the flop and shortly after, he did his own flop to show Brewer how it’s done. Check out TD giving Brewer a lesson in flopping.
  • Splitter honored with award from Brazilian Basketball Committee

    Jeff Garcia
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:30 am
    Congratulations to San Antonio Spurs’ Tiago Splitter as he has been named the best basketball player in Brazil by the Brazilian Basketball Committee. Splitter is also nominated for “Athlete of the Year” in Brazil for the first time. In addition, Splitter is also up for a fan award where his fans can vote for him […]
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    True Football Manager 2015

  • Very tactical football in Portuguese National Championship

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    23 Nov 2014 | 1:51 am
    Blog post 863 Hi guys, Glad to see you here reading my blog today! My first season with Braganca turned into a tough and at the same time entertaining journey. That is caused by strong AI that frequently switches tactics from one to another depending on events on the pitch. This is why my tactics shown in the previous blog post was quite easily opposed by other tactical approaches. As a result
  • First matches with Braganca

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:08 pm
    Blog post 862 Hello dear blog readers, Today I am sharing information about my first match experience in Dream Job story. In short, Braganca start in Portuguese National Championship was pretty fine and makes me thinking in optimistic way regarding selected tactical approach. Here is my set of results: 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in total. Analysing season start for Braganca  Despite
  • FM 2015 Graphics

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    16 Nov 2014 | 9:59 pm
    Dear FM gamers, Playing Football Manager is better and more authentic if you download and install some additional graphics: player faces, club logos, team kits. It make our favorite game more vivid, realistic and bright. This article is created to help out those who are interested in the best FM 2015 graphics or merely don't know how to set it up correctly. Here are my choices for Football
  • Braganca squad

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    15 Nov 2014 | 8:26 am
    Dear blog readers, A short story update today. Just want to share full set of Braganca players profiles: Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards Pay attention two centre backs Couto and Jaka were signed for free during transfer window. I didn't manage to perform any other transfers just because of inability to sell a couple of existing players or even release them using mutual contract
  • About lowest Portuguese league rules

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    13 Nov 2014 | 9:28 am
    Blog post 859 Hello dear readers, Today I would like to describe what awaits me as Braganca manager in the first season in Portugal. The third level league is called Portuguese National Championship (PNC). I know the blog is visited by many readers from Portugal, however there are more people from other countries. And I suspect most of you don't know how much PNC is complicated and entertaining
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    STACK Blog

  • Could Crossbones Appear in ‘Captain America: Civil War?’

    25 Nov 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Frank Grillo did not have a lot of on-screen time in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but there is a chance we’ll see more of him as the villainous Crossbones. During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the actor hinted at the possibility of Crossbones returning for Captain America: Civil War. “[Winter Soldier] was only a taste
  • How a Bad Game Affects Your Recruiting Status

    Tami Audia
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:30 pm
    There is a match in every volleyball player's career that is a "defining match". Early on, many players feel it is the match when THE COACH from
  • 10 Ways to Earn More Playing Time This Season

    Kyle Ohman
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:30 pm
    If you are like most players, you immediately associate playing time with scoring points. You automatically think, "if I score more points, then I will
  • Greene’s Lantern: Riding With ‘Soul’

    Kalana Greene
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:30 am
    This is a weird time for me. Ordinarily I’d be overseas right now, playing international basketball like most other WNBA players. Instead, I’m looking at perhaps the longest off-season I’ve had in recent memory and I’m not exactly sure what to do with all of that time. See, most of us professional women players play
  • 3D Triceps Workout: 3 Exercises for Huge Arms

    Tony Bonvechio
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    What's got three heads and spends its whole life overshadowed by its two-headed neighbor on the other side of town? Your triceps, and I'm not joking
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    Sports Feel Good Stories

  • Beginner’s Guide: Starting a Sports Blog

    Mike O'Halloran
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Have you ever been placed in a position where the most important decisions you need to make have to happen before you really have a lay of the land? Maybe you’re hired for an important company position and you have to approve a budget for the year ahead. At the point that you’re hired, you don’t really know what’s worked in the past and what hasn’t. You don’t even have a firm read on all of the people on your team. And yet, important decisions need to be made right away. That’s a tough situation. It’s not dissimilar to starting a new blog or…
  • Football Trick Plays: 5 of the Best Ever

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:10 am
    When football trick plays work, they’re a lot of fun to watch. A well-run trick play might make the local news, and the better ones can go from a lot of hits on YouTube to a viral sensation. Trick plays can also change the outcome of games. In addition to plays resulting in scores, the plays can be demoralizing for opponents. From PeeWee games to the NFL, you’ll find coaches trying to outfox the opponents with some trickery. Personally, I’m not a big fan of the trick plays that attempt to deceive opponents by pretending that play has been stopped. Perhaps you’ve seen…
  • Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup

    10 Nov 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Some great stories happening this past week on the basketball court. Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup Drake Student cans buzzer beater to win a new truck At Drake University, as part of their “Bulldog Madness” half-time event, first year student Alex Tillinghast was chosen in a contest to make a layup, a free throw, a 3-pointer and a half-court shot in 30 seconds for an opportunity to win a new truck. When it takes Tillinghast 3 attempts to finally make a layup, you sense that most of the crowd on hand has written off his chances for the grand prize. But, he makes the free throw…
  • Voting is open for the “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year”

    3 Nov 2014 | 6:57 am
    Voting is now open for the TeamSnap and Sports Feel Good Stories’ “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year.” The polls are open throughout the month of November, with the winners vying for $750 in prizes. The “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year” contest was launched to recognize inspiring athletes, coaches and fans from around the world. Submissions were accepted through October, finalist were selected, and winners will be chosen by popular vote. The winners will be announced in early December. Vote for the Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Please vote at the Sports Feel…
  • Football Rival Forfeits Title Game in Show of Unity

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:54 am
    Oak Harbor and Marysville Pilchuck, two Seattle area high schools, were scheduled to play for the title game last Friday night. But, tragedy struck on game day. A freshman student of Marysville Pilchuck walked into his own school cafeteria with a gun and began shooting, killing one and injuring several others. He then turned the gun on himself according to witnesses. The football game for the Wesco 3A North Division title in Washington suddenly wasn’t the biggest story line. With a school shooting and fatalities, the Marysville community was understandably shaken. Football Rival…
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    Chatham-Kent Sports Network

  • Chatham Maroons and Mark Davis Reportedly Cut Ties

    CKSN Staff
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:38 pm
    The Chatham Maroons have let go general manager and head coach Mark Davis – Photo by Helen HeathThe Chatham Maroons have reportedly cut ties with head coach and general manager Mark Davis. Details related to Davis’ exit from the Maroons organization were not immediately available. Although they asked not to be named, CKSN received confirmation from three sources, both close to the Maroons, and from within the organization Monday afternoon stating Davis was no longer with the team. Davis was hired by the Chatham Maroons in 2013 after Bill Bowler left the team. This was Davis’…
  • Breaking News: Chatham Maroons Salute Fans

    Ian Kennedy
    24 Nov 2014 | 10:14 pm
    The Chatham Maroons salute their fans in a game earlier this season. Phewf, glad they did that after winning that meaningless game – Photo by Helen HeathIn case you missed it Sunday, the Chatham Maroons did in fact salute their fans after beating the London Nationals Sunday night in local Junior B hockey action. Personally, I almost missed it heading out the door to beat traffic, but I’m told that this is significant and relevant hockey news, which needs to be reported on. I learned the importance of the salute last week when the Toronto Maple Leafs “failed” to salute…
  • Maroons Assign Hunter Burk To Blenheim

    Ian Kennedy
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Hunter Burk tries to drive around now teammate Brian Boersma at Blenheim Blades camp this year – Photo by Kelsey Vermeersch/ CKSN.caThe Chatham Maroons have sent forward Hunter Burk to the Blenheim Blades, re-assigning the 1997 born winger. After earning a regular shift for the Chatham Maroons early in the season, Burk has only dressed sporadically for the Chatham Maroons in recent weeks. The Cedar Springs, Ontario resident played 12 games for the Maroons this season, collecting one assist and 4 penalty minutes. Last season Burk played for Hill Academy in London. The six-foot tall…
  • Bantam Kent Cobras Win St. Thomas AE Tournament

    Ian Kennedy
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:34 pm
    The Bantam AE Kent Cobras won their tournament in St. Thomas over the weekend – Contributed PhotoThe Kent Cobras Bantam AE team captured the tournament title this weekend at the St. Thomas AE Tournament from this past weekend. Opening their tournament against the Clarington Toros, Kent dropped a close contest 4-2, including an empty net goal. Ryley Hulme and Brett Graves had the Kent Cobras goals, while Jacob DeForest picked up two assists, and Andrew Park and Evan Rae also had helpers. After facing adversity in their opening game, Kent bounced back in their second game of the…
  • Chatham Maroons Sign Former OHLer Jake Patterson

    Ian Kennedy
    24 Nov 2014 | 3:34 am
    Former London Knights goaltender Jake Patterson has signed with the GOJHL’s Chatham Maroons – Photo by Terry Wilson/ OHL ImagesFormer London Knights goaltender Jake Patterson has signed with the GOJHL’s Chatham Maroons to close out the 2014-2015 season. Jake Patterson played 71 games in the OHL between 2011 and 2014, including 39 last season. The 20-year-old netminder is in his final season of Junior eligibility. Patterson finished the 2013-2014 season with a 22-9-3 record, 3.15 GAA and 0.897 save percentage. The veteran goaltender, who hails from Sault Ste. Marie, will join…
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • With Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez And John Smoltz 2015 Baseball Hall Of Fame Locks, Will BBWAA Ease Up On Alleged Steroid Users?

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:22 am
    The BBWAA has released the official ballot for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame, including 17 first-timers to go along with 17 holdovers. While there is never a sure thing in life, especially when it comes to the BBWAA, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez appear to be locks to be inducted into the Baseball Hall […]With Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez And John Smoltz 2015 Baseball Hall Of Fame Locks, Will BBWAA Ease Up On Alleged Steroid Users? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • NFL’s UK Affair Shows No Sign Of Abating

    23 Nov 2014 | 10:31 pm
    Last month, as part of their continuing quest to evangelise the UK, the NFL announced further International Series matches to be played at Wembley Stadium in 2015. The NFL first played a regular season game in London back in 2007, when over 80,000 people witnessed the New York Giants defeat the Miami Dolphins 13-10. But […]NFL’s UK Affair Shows No Sign Of Abating is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Should The Washington Redskins Trade Robert Griffin III To Jets, Rams, Bills Or Texans?

    22 Nov 2014 | 7:44 am
    Remember when it appeared as if Robert Griffin III was going to be the savior for the Washington Redskins? Many people – including myself – actually wondered aloud if the Indianapolis Colts would one day regret selecting Andrew Luck instead of RG3 with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft? Do you […]Should The Washington Redskins Trade Robert Griffin III To Jets, Rams, Bills Or Texans? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • MLB Rumors: Could Seattle Mariners Trade For Justin Upton Or Acquire Matt Kemp?

    22 Nov 2014 | 6:15 am
    The Seattle Mariners have been hoping to throw out huge MLB contracts for quite some time now, but very few free agents have been willing to accept them. That changed last season, when Robinson Cano left the New York Yankees and finally made Mariners fans happy when he signed a massive deal to head to […]MLB Rumors: Could Seattle Mariners Trade For Justin Upton Or Acquire Matt Kemp? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • How important are divisional games in the NFL?

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:25 am
    They represent only six of the 16 games an NFL team plays each season, but the two games that NFL teams plays against their three divisional foes each year are important for those banking on a post-season appearance. In 2002, the NFL went to a four-team, four-division, two-conference format for its 32 teams. Since then, […]How important are divisional games in the NFL? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
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    Tutorial Free Photoshop

  • Custom Photo Handbag: Combining Style With Personalization (Harrison Painter)
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:54 am
    Closed eyes in that latest glamour shot? Yes, you were the only one other than Grandma who may have been half looped to begin with, and now what do you do? Use Photoshop to open the eyes, that’s what! Have you noticed how hard it is to find paper dolls anymore? I’m not sure if it’s because the fashion doll is so popular or because kids can play “paper” dolls with magnets now, but it’s a nostalgic thing that I miss. Art colleges are infamous for being a safety haven of academic cast-outs, except that it isn’t true. You need lots of grey matter to…
  • Dating – The Search Is On (Harrison Painter)
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:27 am
    Not enough light for the perfect shot or video recording? Not to worry; the phone comes with a powerful flash and video light for indoor or night shots. A wedding photographer is responsible for getting the Photography you want within the the time you set aside to do the pictures. If you are late, all bets are off. In the event your are late, a good photographer will try to help but it isn’t their responsibility to be your wedding coordinator and keep your entire wedding experience on schedule. If you run into a hitch and you know you are going to be late, immediately talk with your…
  • Could you benefit from a Poster Maker? (Harrison Painter)
    19 Nov 2014 | 3:22 am
    If you are involved in an organization, business, industry, school or own a home business, you may not realize just how much a poster maker can benefit your business. The main reason to consider this machine is the amount of money you can save from visiting the printing shop all the time. If you are in need of banners, posters, and advertising material, investing in a poster maker is a good idea. With your own machine, you will be able to create just the right type of poster for announcing events, schedules, conferences and other announcements. Reasons to Purchase a Poster Maker As mentioned…
  • Tips On Getting A Good Nevis Real Estate Agent (Harrison Painter)
    17 Nov 2014 | 7:07 pm
    Indeed there are many things to learn with your Photoshop CS. But once you learn them you can tailor the options for your own use. Let’s take a look at an overview of what you can expect from a basic Photoshop CS tutorial. First, create a new layer (Layer, New, New Layer). Then, grab your polygonal lasso tool. What you want to create is a rectangle-ish object that has top corners slightly in further than the bottom corners. The easiest way to do this is to create 1/2 of the bag, duplicate the layer, and flip the duplicated layer. If you have a graphics tablet or are really comfortable…
  • Tips To Fix Interference With A One Or Two Way Baby Monitor (Harrison Painter)
    15 Nov 2014 | 9:42 pm
    Well in terms of utility, it is basically the same car, and that is a good thing. The 2010 MazdaSpeed 3 will haul you and four passengers comfortably. It has a great hatchback cargo area with 17 cubic feet of storage space with the rear split folding seats up, and 42.8 with them down. Peifer’s has hand crafted pottery, natural beeswax candles, bird houses, paintings on slate, famed Photography by local artists, honey, bulk dried fruits and more! Try a frozen apple cider slushy while you’re shopping! Play with the brightness – One last tip. This tip is for after you get your…
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    The Blog That Boredom Built

  • Looking At Danny Santana

    Erik Voldness
    5 Nov 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Danny Santana had a fantastic rookie season. Santana's .319/.353/.472 slash line and his OPS+ of 130 are fantastic numbers for anyone, let alone a 23-year-old in his first big league season. Because of Santana's youth and the fact that he had what appears to be a breakout rookie season, the expectation for Santana is that he will continue to improve and build upon his great rookie season.To be blunt: That's highly unlikely. His strikeout to walk ratio was 98 to 19, and very rarely do players who can't control the strike zone continue to hit at a high level year after year.It's important to…
  • Aaron Hicks: Not a Bust (yet)

    Erik Voldness
    4 Nov 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Aaron Hicks is not yet a bust. I realize that's an unpopular opinion amongst the Twins faithful, but a simple understanding of his numbers makes it a fact.Calling Hicks a bust seems to stem from him struggling offensively over the last two seasons in the big leagues. The thought process seems to be that he got two years to show he belonged on the team, and he struggled. Of course, each season was less than half a season's worth of at bats, so Hicks first two years in the big leagues are really the equivalent of most rookies first seasons.To be fair, Hicks hasn't just struggled with the bat,…
  • The Physics of Golf

    Erik Voldness
    2 Nov 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Another interesting graphic from the kind people at InfographicWorld. This one pertains to the physics of golf. If you've ever wondered why golf balls have all those dimples or how the temperature truly affects your shot distance, take a look.
  • Ricky Rubio, Turnovers and the Casual Fan

    Erik Voldness
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:53 am
    Ricky Rubio can't shoot. I would imagine looking through basketball fans tweets during a Timberwolves game would reveal several tweets complaining about Rubio's shooting ability. And while it is true that Rubio's shooting leaves a lot to be desired, fans as usual focus on the "flashy" part of the game rather than the big picture.When Miguel Cabrera won the triple crown, many fans were convinced that he HAD to be the MVP, because he had won the triple crown for goodness sakes! How could he not win it? It's simple; fans and writers and even "baseball experts" had been valuing the wrong parts of…
  • Tigers win 3-team blockbuster

    Erik Voldness
    1 Aug 2014 | 8:49 am
    Yesterday was one of the more surprising trade deadlines in recent memory. There were several big trades that saw several roster shakeups, including Jon Lester heading from Boston to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes. With Oakland acquiring arguably the two best pitchers available over the last month (Jeff Samarzdija being the other), one of their main competitors knew they needed to get involved in the arms race. And get involved the Tigers did.After weeks of David Price trade speculation, with a different "favorite" emerging seemingly daily, the Tigers came basically out of nowhere to land the Cy…
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    Professional Sports - Top Professional Athletes' Stories!

  • Turn. Face It…

    VeRonda Wicks
    16 Nov 2014 | 12:42 pm
      Break down. Shake it off. Reset. Turn. Face It… Live Leah Strong. Don’t stop! Live Lauren Strong…      
  • Reflective Sigh

    VeRonda Wicks
    5 Nov 2014 | 4:34 pm
    About to make my football picks for Week 10 of the NFL… What if life was a matter of making picks? … And just reset for the upcoming week.
  • Let the Streak Continue…

    VeRonda Wicks
    28 Mar 2013 | 4:06 am
    It’s a hard pill to swallow, but in life, there will be those who rejoice in seeing you fail. And relationships are absolutely no different… In fact, you can count on it. This is what I was thinking after watching the Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak come to a humbled end by the competitive ball play of the Chicago Bulls (100-97). While the game and real-life relationships are worlds apart, it’s beneficial to notice the similarities. Within both,  you need passion, commitment, a work ethic to make things work, a love for what you’re doing, communication,…
  • Mini Ramblings…

    VeRonda Wicks
    20 Mar 2013 | 1:55 pm
    Ramble me this:… Before I read the caption, I truly thought this was his granddaughter. Tell me why she isn’t? New England Patriots’ owner, Robert Kraft (71), and his girlfriend, Ricki Noel Lander (32)…. Okay [I literally am not breathing right now.]. Ricki MUST be a football fan, right? Right. You, too, can have a billionaire boyfriend to wine and dine you. Just get up on those Xs and Os.
  • What A Man Really Wants?

    VeRonda Wicks
    7 Mar 2013 | 4:39 pm
    Sigh… Scratch… Sigh again, right? With life, not just sports, the question often pops up… “What does he really want?” It’s not just a guy’s question about a woman. There’s really no way of knowing, honestly, unless there’s some type of communication. Well… from that conversation with my brother and his wife (go a couple posts back), I have a simple answer to what he actually wants when it comes to spending time while you two are watching sports: “I want some level of appreciation, passion for the sport. I feel like you just…
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  • Utah Jazz: What We Learned from Games 11-15

    John English
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:33 pm
    The Utah Jazz have had a tough schedule. In fact, so far they’ve had the fifth toughest strength of schedule in the NBA. Teams are getting back scouting reports on the Jazz, and their offensive numbers are taking a dive. We’re now fifteen games into the season. What have we learned? W-L Last Five: 1-4 W-L Overall: 5-10 OffRtg: 15th DefRtg: 28th NetRtg: 22nd Last year, the Jazz finished 25th in offense, 30th in defense, and 28th net overall. So using those numbers, the Jazz are still ahead of last year. But right now they’re on pace for a 28-54 season. Would anyone call that…
  • WWE Survivor Series Results: Sting Arrives

    John English
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:10 pm
    The WWE is having a tough time with injuries. Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns, Sheamus, Zack Ryder, Bad News Barrett, and Bo Dallas are all out. Meanwhile Rey Mysterio wants out, Randy Orton is off filming a movie, Brock Lesnar has the title but is taking a four-month break while holding it. How can they keep things exciting at Survivor Series? Pre-Show: Fandango def. Justin Gabriel – Fandango debuted a new look and valet, but he’ll go about as far as Repo Man with this gimmick. Meanwhile Gabriel has taken Zack Ryder’s role of “loses to everyone.” Gabriel’s…
  • The Morning Shootaround – Utah Jazz: Week 5

    Devin Masters
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:30 am
    This week’s games: Monday, November 24 – Chicago Bulls.  Energy Solutions Arena. 7:00 PM MT. Wednesday, November 26 – Oklahoma City Thunder.  Chesapeake Energy Arena.  6:00 PM MT. Saturday, November 29 – Los Angeles Clippers.  Energy Solutions Arena.  7:00 PM MT. Game of the Week: Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers Hello, Clippers… We meet again.  And if you recall, the last time we met I called it the game of the week.  This game should be a good one as well.  While the Jazz were over-matched when they played in LA, the Clippers only won by six points,…
  • Sports Bros Podcast: What do we know about BYU Football?

    Andy Kartchner
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:09 pm
    In another special post-game edition, the Bros talk about the state of BYU football after three straight wins. Also, BYU basketball gets ready for the Maui Invitational. The post Sports Bros Podcast: What do we know about BYU Football? appeared first on
  • Utah Utes Football: Tevin Carter Comeback

    Patrick Thomsen
    19 Nov 2014 | 1:37 pm
    Tevin Carter is a difference maker. From making big hits to his pick 6 against UCLA, Carter imposed his presence on opposing teams and added another nasty element to an already nasty defense. The problem is because of injuries he’s only been able to play in less than 4 full games this season. Some might say, the Utes would have only 1 loss had Carter been healthy and able to suit up, that’s how big of a game changer he is. So the question that has been on everyone’s mind lately is: Will Tevin Carter be back next season? According to Coach Whittingham, they will apply…
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  • JayVaughn Pinkston's vicious block wins the game for Villanova

    Ricky O'Donnell
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:18 pm
    Michigan was trailing Villanova by one point when it inbounded the ball under the basket with four seconds left. The Wolverines got a good look at the rim, but Villanova big man JayVaughn Pinkston had other ideas. Villanova 60, Michigan 55. You don't see a game-winning block like that every day.
  • Martin Hanzal scores game-winning goal ... for the other team

    Joe Yerdon
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:04 pm
    Mike Smith bears the brunt of another freaky goal against. Arizona Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal was the clutch player in overtime, just for the Colorado Avalanche. The Coyotes blew a 3-0 first-period lead to the Avalanche and found themselves in overtime trying to not lose in horrendous fashion. That's when Daniel Briere tried to fire a pass to a cutting Zach Redmond, only to have Hanzal swing his stick around and bat the puck past Mike Smith to give Colorado a 4-3 win. Have another look: You couldn't hit a backhand one-timer any more perfect than that if you wanted to. While it was a freaky…
  • Rex Ryan expects to be fired, per report

    Matt Conner
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:52 pm
    Reports say general manager John Idzik has planned on firing Ryan all along. It's no secret that Rex Ryan is on the coaching hot seat for the New York Jets. With a current 2-9 record and the lack of a winning season since 2010, Ryan is well aware he's coaching for his job week to week, and admitted that the Jets are "out of tomorrows" after the team's latest loss -- a blowout to the Buffalo Bills -- on Monday night. But according to a report from the New York Post, firing Rex Ryan has been the plan all season long. General manager John Idzik has reportedly made no secret of his plan to get…
  • A popcorn shower makes a Devils-Canucks fight better

    Joe Yerdon
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:42 pm
    Seth Helgeson and Derek Dorsett got the fans to throw their food. Check out this second period fight between Vancouver Canucks forward Derek Dorsett and New Jersey Devils defenseman Seth Helgeson. It's your classic modern slugfest with one notable addition: Popcorn. Fans near the glass at Rogers Center were so into the fight they could barely contain themselves and a fan a few rows back let the kernels fly onto the fans in the front row. (GIF courtesy: @myregularface)
  • Robert Griffin III benched for Colt McCoy, per report

    Louis Bien
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:16 pm
    Colt McCoy will reportedly get the start in Week 13. Washington has reportedly decided to bench Robert Griffin III in favor of starting Colt McCoy at quarterback against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 13, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. According to the report, Washington head coach Jay Gruden is expected to announce the move on Wednesday. While McCoy will take the reigns under center for at least a week, Griffin remains in the team's "long-term plan" according to Schefter. Gruden took a shot at Griffin last week, after the quarterback seemingly took a jab at teammates following Washington's loss…
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  • Executing the Perfect Layup PLUS 2 Killer Lay-Up Drill Videos!

    Coach Pat
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:13 am
    The lay-up is the most basic and the first shot you should learn in basketball.  While the lay-up appears to be an easy shot, It’s not as easy as it look.  Many young players have difficulty implementing the correct footwork with the ball handling of the shot.  Add in learning to use both hands, and [...] The post Executing the Perfect Layup PLUS 2 Killer Lay-Up Drill Videos! appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • What is Turnover Fast Break Offense? PLUS Drill Training Video!

    Coach Pat
    12 Nov 2014 | 9:26 pm
    Fast breaks are most often the result of a good defensive play such as a steal, off a block or a missed shot by the other team.  During the Fast break, a team attempts to move the ball up court and into scoring position as quickly as possible, so the defense is outnumbered and doesn’t [...] The post What is Turnover Fast Break Offense? PLUS Drill Training Video! appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • Spread & Spacing and the “Long & Low” Triple Threat Drill

    Coach Pat
    6 Nov 2014 | 11:29 am
    Spread & Spacing and the “Long & Low” Triple Threat Drill Spacing is a very big part of offense. You want players to learn to spread and space on the court. The ball is a magnet for younger players, so you need to start teaching them spreading and spacing early, and one way you can [...] The post Spread & Spacing and the “Long & Low” Triple Threat Drill appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • Basketball Video Tutorial: How To Teach The Quick Stop

    Coach Pat
    30 Oct 2014 | 2:37 pm
    A quick stop is the technique of hopping from one foot, and landing on 2 feet in triple threat position . In today’s basketball video blog post, we are breaking down a quick and easy way to teach the quick stop to your players! Basketball Video Tutorial: How To Teach The Quick Stop If you [...] The post Basketball Video Tutorial: How To Teach The Quick Stop appeared first on 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.
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  • Arsenal Face Competition In Cech Move

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Arsenals proposed move for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has taken a hit as Turkish club Besiktas join the race to sign the Czech Republic international. Cech has been linked with a move across London in recent weeks having lost his place to Thibaut Courtois at the start of the season. According to the London Evening Standard, Besiktas have confirmed their interest in Cech, as do Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco. However, they may all have to wait until the end of the season to get their chance to sign the 32-year-old with the article suggesting he is happy to stay put until the…
  • Premier League Forward Set For Shock Return

    25 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Swansea City exile Michu could be in line for a surprise return to the club in January, with his loan at Napoli set to be cut short. The Spaniard joined the Serie A club in July on an initial season-long loan, with the option to make the move permanent next summer, but he could be ready to end the move prematurely. Problems with an ongoing ankle injury have meant the forward has only featured in three league games for Rafael Benitezs men so far this term, and he is due to be sent to Portugal to have the problem examined fully. If that happens, the Naples club are likely to end Michus stay at…
  • Ancelotti Twice Rejected Manchester United Job Twice

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti rejected the chance to manage Manchester United twice. The Italian is one of Europes top managers having won a host of trophies in Italy with AC Milan, England with Chelsea, France with Paris Saint-Germain and the most recent coming in Spain with giants Real Madrid. The 55-year-old was linked to the post at Old Trafford earlier on in the summer to replace former boss David Moyes following his sacking, however, according to the Daily Star he was also approached during 2013 when legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement. Reports suggest the…
  • Wenger Slams Arsenal Board

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has slammed Gunners chief Alisher Usmanov. The 65-year-old Frenchman is upset by the official showing no solidarity after his recent public criticism of the manager. Usmanov blasted Wenger for failing to learn his mistakes just days after the Gunners suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Manchester United, which say the north Londoners fall to eight in the Premier League table. However, according to reports in the Metro, Wenger has hit back at the Russian billionaire. First of all, the 18 years I have been here I have shown that I can take criticism, he said. Everybody…
  • Balotelli Is Out Of Liverpool's Champions League Tie

    25 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Mario Balotelli will not play any part in Liverpools crucial Champions League tie with Bulgarian side Ludogorets on Wednesday having not travelled with the squad to Sofia. The Italian striker scored at Anfield in the first meeting of the two sides but has failed to show any glimpses of magic since, losing his place to Rickie Lambert through injury against Crystal Palace on Sunday. Liverpool must win to keep their hopes of qualification alive having lost twice to reigning champions Real Madrid and once away at Basel. The Mirror reports that the Liverpool board will not sack manager Brendan…
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  • Pat Quinn honored with 'Danny Boy' in touching Vancouver ceremony (Video)

    Greg Wyshynski
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:26 pm
    Pat Quinn has a lasting legacy with the Vancouver Canucks, having served as their president, general manager and head coach – the latter gig from 1990-96, including the team’s memorable run to the Stanley Cup Final in 1994. Quinn died on Monday at 71, after battling a lengthy illness. Tributes from around the hockey world honored him, and the Canucks added their before Tuesday’s game vs. the New Jersey Devils. The team had a moment of silence followed by the quintessential tribute to the gregarious Irishman: a rendition of “Danny Boy” as images of Quinn illuminated the ice. A…
  • Bowl Projections: Week 13 Edition

    Christopher Wilson
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:16 pm
    First off, let us offer congratulations to the following teams that clinched bowl eligibility since last week's projections: Arkansas, Florida, North Carolina, Stanford, Washington, Houston, Middle Tennessee, San Diego State, Western Kentucky, Ohio and Texas State. There might not be spots for all of them when the music stops, but at least they gave themselves a chance. The biggest shift from last weekend comes from Ole Miss’ defeat at the hands of Arkansas. A few of the ramifications: · As mentioned above, Arkansas is now bowl eligible. What a ridiculous pair of games for the Hogs. · Ole…
  • SMU's supposed breakout season isn't off to a good start

    Jeff Eisenberg
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:14 pm
    One of the big questions entering the season was whether SMU was still capable of a breakout season even after elite point guard prospect Emmanuel Mudiay abruptly turned pro and top big man Marcus Kennedy encountered unexpected eligibility issues.  So far the answer is a resounding "no." The Mustangs are still in search of their first meaningful win of the season after squandering three chances in the opening two weeks of the season. They were seldom competitive at Gonzaga eight days ago in their first chance to prove themselves. They had no answer for freshman James Blackmon a few days…
  • Red Sox to use Hanley in outfield, is a trade next?

    Israel Fehr
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:50 pm
    When Hanley Ramirez went from the Red Sox to the Marlins in a blockbuster trade after the 2005 season, he was viewed as one of the best shortstop prospects in baseball. Now 30, Ramirez returned to Boston on Tuesday after signing a four-year deal for $88 million but it won't be at the position that made him such a hot commodity nine years ago. With fellow offseason acquisition Pablo Sandoval set to take over at third base and Xander Bogaerts the incumbent at short, Ramirez and his bat appear headed to left field, adding another name to Boston's already crowded outfield. It's a list that…
  • John Klingberg scores from center ice vs. Edmonton (Video)

    Jen Lute Costella
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:36 pm
    In just eight games with the Dallas Stars, rookie defenseman John Klingberg has made an impression. After Tuesday night, Viktor Fasth won't forget him soon either.  Klingberg scored a long distance goal on the Edmonton Oilers netminder, scoring his seventh point in eight games for Dallas.  After Jason Spezza won a faceoff, Klingberg unleashed a waffling, fluttering slap shot that eluded Fasth's glove to give Dallas the 1-0 lead and giving Dallas Eakins a little more goalie-related heartburn.  Klingberg would later add an assist on Tyler Seguin's goal in the second period, moving him into…
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    Sportmentary Online Sports Talk

  • The NFL Needs to Change their Playoff Structure

    Anthony B
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:53 am
    The NFC South is becoming a huge embarrassment to the NFL. All the teams in the division have a losing record and the 2-9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still in the hunt to win the division and make the playoffs. The two leading teams in the NFC South... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Adrian Peterson Plays His Cards Poorly - The Hammer Strikes

    Anthony B
    18 Nov 2014 | 7:22 pm
    The NFL acted swiftly and harshly today and Adrian Peterson (AP) was dealt a severe blow and will not be playing football this season (unless he wins an appeal). I can't stop laughing. Adrian Peterson isn't the brightest bulb in the room but he is a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • NFL Recap - Week #11- 2014 Season

    Anthony B
    17 Nov 2014 | 6:10 pm
    How is it that Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals can be so terrible one week and then rebound to demolish the New Orleans Saints the next week in New Orleans? If I had the answer to that question I could make a boat load in Vegas. Cincinnati... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Minnesota Vikings Were Pathetic on Sunday

    Anthony B
    16 Nov 2014 | 2:31 pm
    The Minnesota Vikings came out strong in the first quarter and took a 10-0 lead against one of the worst teams in the NFC on Sunday in Chicago. Then everything fell apart. The Vikings embarrassed themselves by playing one of their worst games this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • NFL Recap - Week #9- 2014 Season

    Anthony B
    3 Nov 2014 | 7:24 pm
    Like previous weeks in the NFL, week number nine showed us that it's very hard to predict which teams will win from week to week. As WCCO reporter Pat Kessler said it, some call it parody but it could also be mediocrity. Well that's basically what... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Mourinho rules out interest in Reus

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:16 am
    DUSSELDORF, November 25- Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out bringing Germany winger Marco Reus to Stamford Bridge for next season amidst speculation about the Borussia Dortmund star’s future. Reus has a contract with Dortmund until 2017, but a release clause means he could leave last season’s Bundesliga runners-up at the end of the season for 25 million euros ($31m). Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said the Bavarian giants are interested in signing him with Premier League sides Manchester City and Arsenal also reported to be hunting his signature. But…
  • Aussie batsman critically injured by ball

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:22 pm
    SYDNEY, November 25- Australian batsman Phil Hughes was in critical condition following emergency surgery on Tuesday after he was knocked out by a bouncer in a freak incident which shocked cricket. The 25-year-old, who is pressing for a Test recall, crashed to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the head and was air-lifted to hospital from Sydney Cricket Ground. Television images showed the helmeted Hughes, who had scored a composed 63 for South Australia in the Sheffield Shield game, standing dazed before going down face-first following the rising delivery from New South Wales…
  • Clyne leaves it late to rescue Saints

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:14 pm
    BIRMINGHAM, November 25- Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne capped a memorable fortnight with the late equaliser that rescued a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on Monday. Clyne won his first two England caps against Slovenia and Scotland during the recent international break and the right-back was the man of the moment for Southampton as well thanks to his crucial 81st minute strike at Villa Park. Ronald Koeman’s second placed side looked set for only their third defeat in the Premier League this season after Gabriel Agbonlahor put struggling Villa ahead following a mistake by Saints…
  • Pele back in Brazil hospital, and ‘stable’

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:02 pm
    SAO PAOLO, November 25- Brazilian football legend Pele was back in hospital Monday in Sao Paulo, days after he underwent surgery for kidney stones. “Patient Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pele) has been admitted for evaluation and remains in stable condition,” said a statement from Albert Einstein Hospital. Local media reported that Pele was being treated for a urinary infection. Pele, 74, underwent surgery November 13 for kidney stones. Close associate and aide Jose Fornos Rodrigues told AFP Pele would stay overnight at Einstein Hospital, but did not comment on any diagnosis or…
  • LeBron sinks 29 as Cavs snap 4-game skid

    24 Nov 2014 | 10:55 pm
    CLEVELAND, November 25- LeBron James scored 29 points and added 11 assists while playing only three quarters Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak by routing Orlando 106-74. The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, who called his team “fragile” only two nights earlier after a loss at Toronto, netted 22 points in the first half as the Cavaliers improved to 6-7 while visiting Orlando fell to 6-10. James, who returned to Cleveland after four seasons in Miami that included two NBA titles and two NBA Finals losses, scored 16 points in the first quarter,…
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  • Marreese Speights on Kendrick Perkins: He thinks he’s a tough guy, his game is terrible

    J Will
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:30 am
    Many people have questioned if Oklahoma City center Kendrick Perkins is really as good as most people believe. Perkins’ claim to fame was when he was with the Boston Celtics and how he defended Dwight Howard when he was with the Orlando Magic. Since Perkins joined the Thunder, his defense has not been the same against some the big men in the Western Conference. After Golden State defeated the Thunder 91-86 Sunday, forward Marreese Speights had a season high 28 points against who? Kendrick Perkins. After the game Speights was asked about playing against Perkins and let’s just…
  • Greg Oden on potential comeback: I have to deal with other stuff first

    J Will
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    Free agent Greg Oden wants to play in the NBA again. After he was charged with felony battery charges for hitting his girlfriend, Oden turned his attention to dealing with his legal problems. Oden, who is a Ohio native, made an appearance at the Cavaliers and Raptors game Saturday and was asked by Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal if he was considering a comeback. Oden’s answer to Lloyd was “I have to deal with other stuff first” . Greg Oden attending #Cavs game but not interested in comeback right now. “I have to deal with other stuff first,” he said.
  • Carmelo Anthony says Dwight Howard tried hard to get him to come to Houston

    J Will
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:20 am
    You know that it is a sad state of affairs when the only thing you can talk about in regards to the New York Knicks is Carmelo Anthony’s decision to stay with the team. Anthony chose the money and the belief that team president Phil Jackson can build a championship team around him. Before the Knicks lost to the Houston Rockets last night, Anthony was asked how close was he to signing with Houston. Anthony said it was close and that Dwight Howard tried hard to get him to come to Houston. “We had some great dialogue back and forth,’’ Anthony said of his discussions with Howard.
  • Les Miles: I have given little or no thought to any other jobs

    J Will
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:39 am
    LSU head coach Les Miles has been in this position before. When Lloyd Carr retired back in 2007, Miles was considered the top candidate for the job at Michigan. He would decide to stay in Baton Rouge and Michigan hired Rich Rodriguez. Seven years later Miles finds himself back in rumors for the job which most believe will be open after the end of this week. During his Monday press conference with reporters, Miles was asked about being a candidate for the Michigan. Miles didn’t say he wasn’t a candidate but says he has “given little or no thought to any other jobs”.
  • Will Muschamp’s mom was in tears after her son’s last home game at The Swamp

    J Will
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:00 am
    In their final home game of the season, the Florida Gators defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 52-3. It was a bitter-sweet moment for the seniors on the Gator football team and for head coach Will Muschamp. Saturday marked the final time that Muschamp would lead the Gators out onto the field and coach at The Swamp. Muschamp was happy for his players and didn’t show that much emotions after the game. But Muschamp’s mother, Sally was heartbroken to say the least after the game. Broke my heart seeing her clutching that Florida #Gators program #UFvsEKU…
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  • The Greatest Fictional Coach Bracket: Elite 8

    Jack Carroll
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:44 am
    The Bracket: Week 1 Results (SEE FULL BRACKET)  The first week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. There weren’t too many surprises. There were only two matchups in which the lower seed didn’t win. Voting continues below. Gordon Bombay (1) vs. Danny O’Shea (4) Gordon Bombay of the Mighty Ducks easily beat Coach Danny O’Shea of the Little Giants. Danny may have been able to win in the upset against his more talented brother, but he couldn’t pull it off this time. Phil Brickma (2) vs. Morris Buttermaker (3) Phil Brickma may as…
  • CoachUp Awards 2014 Scholarships to Student-Atheltes

    Jack Carroll
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:49 am
    We are pleased to announce the winners of the second annual CoachUp Scholarship program. Applicants submitted essays describing how sports affected their lives, recommendation letters, and videos for consideration. The CoachUp Scholarship Program awards student-athletes who embody the CoachUp values of hard work, dedication, and integrity. The winners were awarded $2,000 towards academic expenses and $500 towards private coaching. The three awards were given to a student-athlete, an inspirational athlete, and a community leader. The CoachUp Student-Athlete Scholarship is awarded…
  • 4 Signs That You Are Doing “Team” the Right Way

    Janis Meredith
    18 Nov 2014 | 6:09 am
    There are thousands and thousands of youth sports teams, but how many of them are really doing team the right way? As a sports mom for 21 years, I watched my kids play on over 100 teams, and if I am being honest I will have to say that a lot of them had no clue about how to do team the right way. What makes a good team? As a coach, here are the team characteristics you should be striving to nurture, and as a parent, here’s the kind of team you should be seeking. It won’t happen every season, but when it does, it’s almost magical. Good teams don’t take no for an answer when it comes to…
  • The Greatest Fictional Coach Bracket

    Jack Carroll
    12 Nov 2014 | 3:44 pm
    The Bracket (SEE FULL BRACKET) Some of the greatest coaches to grace the gridiron or pace the hardwood have been fictional. They hold a special place in pop culture history, and sometimes we wish they could hop out of the TV and give us a pep talk. Unfortunately the closest we can get is flipping on the TV or digging into our Netflix queue. Many Friday nights have been lost listening to the wise words of “Wax on, wax off,” “Ducks fly together!” and “Clear Eyes. Full hearts. Can’t Lose!” Each fictional coach has his own style, but we want to know who…
  • Coaches Inc. Partners with CoachUp

    Jack Carroll
    11 Nov 2014 | 5:17 am
    Coaches Inc., a sports marketing agency that represents college and professional sports coaches, announced that it has partnered with CoachUp. Coaches Inc. offers coaches services in contract negotiations, career planning,  and marketing and promotional opportunities. CoachUp will drive new business to Coaches Inc. coaches who are interested in offering private coaching sessions through the CoachUp platform. In addition, CoachUp will provide Coaches Inc. with assistance in running any coaching sessions or camps and clinics that it puts on. CoachUp is continuously growing the number of…
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    Kevin Krest
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:58 am
    Cleveland (6 - 4) 27 @ Atlanta (4 - 6) 24: The Browns stumbled at home last week in a game they really needed to win. Four of their last six are on the road as they head to Atlanta to take on the Falcons. This is an interesting pick as neither team has exhibited overpowering offenses, so the matchups will be important. The Brown give up a lot of yards on the ground, but the Falcons don't have a very effective running game.Tennessee (2 - 8) 20 @ Philadelphia (7 - 3) 30: The Eagles looked pathetic last week, but then again the Packers are making a lot of teams look pathetic over the last few…

    Kevin Krest
    22 Nov 2014 | 8:36 am
    Several SEC teams are playing bye weeks disguised as FCS football teams. Kirk Herbstreet, on ESPN's College Gameday, suggested that these games shouldn't be played and that the teams should be penalized. I tend to agree, except the SEC is one of the few conferences to play league games in the first week or two of the season. Auburn, who is playing Samford today, opened the season against western division foe Arkansas. Georgia, who hosts Charleston Southern, opened their schedule with Clemson and South Carolina. And Clemson isn't in the ACC, but they opened against Georgia and host recent a…

    Kevin Krest
    20 Nov 2014 | 3:25 pm
    NFL:Kansas City (7 - 3) 19 @ Oakland (0 - 10) 24:  As I look at the Raiders' schedule, this may be their  best chance to avoid a winless season except perhaps a week 16 game where they host the Bills. The Chiefs face a short week after a really tough game against the Seahawks. It's difficult for me to predict that Oakland can pull the upset, but after my abysmal prognostications last week, I'm throwing caution to the wind and going with the home team on a Thursday night. Teams coming off games with the Seahawks tend to have a difficult time physically recovering, and in this case…

    Kevin Krest
    20 Nov 2014 | 3:03 pm
    Some football coaches choose to burn the game film after a particularly bad week. That's what I'm going to do here. I don't think I've had a worse week since I began this blog. So hopefully I can just move on to this week and forget about games like what the Rams were able to do to Denver and how the Bucs were able to dominate the Redskins. Enough already!Last Week: 5 - 9Overall:103 - 58 - 1Thursday: Buffalo (5 - 4) 21 @ Miami (5 - 4) 27: Correct.  Miami 22 - 9.Sunday: Seattle (6 - 3) 17 @ Kansas City (6 - 3) 20: Correct.  Kansas City 24 - 20.Atlanta (3 - 6) 24 @ Carolina (3 - 6 -…

    Kevin Krest
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:47 am
    There were more than a few upsets this week. Fortunately, I maintained a pretty good season record by predicting my share. Arkansas finally broke their record 17 game SEC losing streak. I couldn't get the Arizona teams right, but I got my other two Pac-12 picks correct. My Hokies held on to defeat number 21 Duke, keeping alive their efforts to get to their 22nd consecutive bowl game. And in the big one, Alabama prevailed against Mississippi State, probably securing a spot in this week's top four.My prediction for playoffs remains the same, despite TCU's lackluster performance at Kansas. I…
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  • Navy Seal (Lone Survivor) Talks Football

    Brad DeHaven
    22 Nov 2014 | 2:10 am
    Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell (Who was portrayed in the film ‘Lone Survivor’) spoke to the University of Alabama football team before their victory over ranked No. 1 Mississippi State. This video speaks for itself, just stop what you are doing right now and watch it…  
  • Utah Player Drops Ball at Goal line

    Brad DeHaven
    8 Nov 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Never stop until you cross the finish line! Unbelievable! Travis Wilson throws pass complete to Kaelin Clay for 78 yds for a TD, but wait… Kaelin Clay drops the ball at the goal thinking he had scored.  Oregn Erick Dargan picks up the ball and runs 100 yards in the opposite direction for a TD.
  • Put Your Mind To It!

    Brad DeHaven
    30 Oct 2014 | 10:11 pm
    From time to time we receive inspiring emails from our followers. The other day we received a message from high school freshman Enes Ganic who lives in Brooklyn, New York. His predicament is like so many kids throughout the United States. He has a burning desire to simply become a good football player but, due to the fact that his high school does not have a football program, he has no way to develop his skills as a kicker. Whether it’s a kid like Enes, who doesn’t have a football program to participate in or other kids throughout the country that just don’t have the resources provided…
  • 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.
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    Free Sports Picks - Predictions Against The Spread

  • The Gridiron Gambling Report: An NFL Betting Podcast Week 13

    Cole Ryan
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:43 pm
    The Gridiron Gambling Report is your go to podcast if you like to bet on football. This week we have a very special Tuesday edition of the show as we get ready for Thanksgiving and all of the great football during the holidays. This is the best show to date as it focuses on everything that you will need to celebrate turkey day with great food, family and of course winners! Listen to the best podcast on the planet as you travel for the holidays and get all of your NFL betting information in one place! The Gridiron Gambling Report is hands down the best football betting podcast because it…
  • The College Football Podcast Week 14

    Adam Burke
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:31 pm
    With the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, the College Football Podcast changed things up for this week with a Sunday night recording for Week 14. It’s Rivalry Week. It’s Hate Week. It’s the last week of the regular season for almost every conference as conference championship games loom on the horizon for some teams. For other teams, it’s the last chance to impress the College Football Playoff Committee. On this week’s show, Adam Burke and Kyle Hunter projected some line movements, talked about the potential College Football Playoff Rankings, and broke down several…
  • NHL System Picks Week 8

    Allen Moody
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:24 pm
    The National Hockey League won’t take much of break for Thanksgiving, although there is just one game scheduled on Thursday. We’ll start out by looking at Friday afternoon’s contest between the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks are likely to be small favorites in this one, even though they have been a bit better on the road than at home this season, as Chicago is just .500 on the road. Both teams figure to be up for the game. Chicago leads the league in shots per game and it’s a bit surprising they don’t have a better record, considering their goal differential of +.9…
  • NFL Betting Trends Week 13

    Cole Ryan
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:06 pm
    On any given week a quick Google search will reveal thousands of football betting trends that a handicapper can use to try and pick winners. They are given out in forums and any other sports betting platform that focuses on football picks. The trick is to find the most useful betting trends that will point out the big winners on the schedule on a weekly basis. Week 13 provides an interesting schedule for the week since there are three games on the Thanksgiving schedule as well as full slate on Sunday. Here are a few games that have trends that are relevant and stand out this week. The…
  • Free NBA Picks: New York Knicks at Dallas Mavericks

    Adam Burke
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:58 pm
    Matchup: New York Knicks at Dallas Mavericks Date/Time: November 25, 7:30 p.m. ET TV: ESPN NBA Betting Odds From Bookmaker Sportsbook Spread: OFF Total: OFF The power of ESPN will force the Dallas Mavericks into playing a 6:30 p.m. local time tip-off on Wednesday night against the New York Knicks. The Mavericks were a surprise loser on Monday night against the Indiana Pacers by a 111-100 score as the Pacers found some offensive chemistry against one of the Western Conference’s top teams. The Knicks are off to a terrible start under first-year head coach Derek Fisher with just four wins in…
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    Simply Swim Blog

  • How to build confidence in the water

    Richard Watts
    18 Nov 2014 | 3:57 am
      Now you’re in the water we want to look at building your confidence and a strong foundation for you to build your strokes upon. Before we place our face into the water we need to look at breath control, this is something that we don’t think about on a daily basis but for many can be the most challenging thing when learning to swim. Take an easy breath and slowly in a controlled manner breathe out, try breathing out through your nose as this can be associated with calming and relaxing activities such as mediation, practise this continuously until you feel confident enough to…
  • How to develop your leg kick

    Richard Watts
    11 Nov 2014 | 4:11 am
      Having a good leg kick is a integral part of your stroke, as it supplies you with stability first and foremost. Start with this simple drill. Walk up and down the pool imagining there is a football on the surface of the water, try and kick the football but when kicking point your toes and feel the pressure of the water on the shin and the tops of your feet. This drill will allow you to feel the water pushing against the leg as it should when you’re kicking. There will not be this much movement during your kick. You can do this next drill with or without a float, we always…
  • How to enter the water when learning to swim

    Richard Watts
    4 Nov 2014 | 3:24 am
      This may seem like a trivial task for many but knowing how to enter the water in a safe and controlled manner can be a godsend for those of you who are starting out on your swimming journey. Especially if you have a fear of the water. If there isn’t a step you can use to enter the water, there are two other methods we would suggest. The Sit & Swivel The sit and swivel is safe and controlled way of entering the pool, sit on the poolside with legs on the water, place both hands on one side of your body, on the pool deck, holding your body weight with your arms, rotate and…
  • Best UK Indoor Water Parks

    30 Oct 2014 | 3:30 am
    With the unpredictable British weather, what could be better than a fun day out at an indoor waterpark. Both adults and children alike love the excitement and action of moving water and the different challenges that it can present and for the less adventurous, there are many attractions that can be both relaxing and stimulating. Most indoor waterparks are open all year round, except during periods of maintenance, so even on dark, dreary winter days they all have something special to recommend them. Sandcastle Waterpark Situated in the north of the UK in Blackpool, the Sandcastle Waterpark is…
  • 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…
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    Sport Seasons Blog

  • “I Run for the Party Half Marathon”

    18 Nov 2014 | 12:13 pm
    Getting by with a Little Help from a Friend This past weekend I ran the “I Run For the Party Half Marathon”, also known as the Nashville Half.  It is a smaller marathon with about 1400 running the half and 400 or so actually doing the whole marathon. There is also a 5K as well. It is my second year doing this race.  It starts right in front of the Hard Rock Cafe, which I like. There’s a lot of cool scenery down at the end of Broadway. One of the main reasons I decided to do this race is because it is good pace training for the Memphis full I have coming up December 6th. …
  • Cold Weather Favorites at Sport Seasons

    11 Nov 2014 | 3:10 pm
    This week we’ll see the biggest cold front of the season so far, although no snow yet in Tennessee like our friends up north. That got us thinking about all of our favorite cold weather things. Pumpkin Spice Lattes, of course, signal fall and cold weather. (and the serious need for new workout gear after New Year’s) Our amazing graphics guy, Keith, sketched out this masterpiece, and we couldn’t help but share it. (you should see what he does during staff meetings) The Cold Weather Gear   When you work at Sport Seasons, there are some go-to items that you’ll spend…
  • St. Jude’s Marathon – Giving Help for Hope

    4 Nov 2014 | 9:34 am
    “Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” – Christopher Reeve In 5 weeks on December 6th, 2014, my friend Jenifer and I will be running the St. Jude’s Marathon in Memphis. This will be my third time running this race. It is without a doubt the most inspiring marathon I have ever done. Last year I ran as what they call a St. Jude’s Hero, meaning that I signed up to raise money for the children at the hospital. This year I’m going to do something a little different and we are going to ask for everyone’s help. Help for Hope A high school friend of mine, Gwen Reynolds, has spent…
  • The Importance of Nutrition and Rest for Runners

    31 Oct 2014 | 9:24 am
    “You know you’re addicted to running when your least favorite workout of the week says ‘rest’!” I am at the tail end of training for the Memphis Full Marathon.  Last weekend I was set to do 18 miles.  You would think that being a seasoned runner, I wouldn’t make dumb mistakes.  Ha!  Think again.  I ended up having one of my worst (if not the worst) training runs ever.  That week had been very busy so I hadn’t been to the grocery store. Yes it was one of those weeks where we frequented Wendy’s and Subway after a zillion practices with my kids. (No judging…
  • Running the Middle Half (Murfreesboro Half Marathon)

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:55 pm
    About a week ago I ran the Murfreesboro Half (also known as the Middle Half) for the fifth year in a row. The best part about it is that I always go with a few of my friends. That always makes getting up at the crack of dawn a little easier. Registration for this race was over four months ago. It fills up in just hours so if you want to run it, you have to register the day it opens. What I didn’t know when I registered was that I would be in Philadelphia the whole week before, flying back home the night before the race. I am not going to lie, I was dreading it and even slightly considered…
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    Women Play Ball

  • Porter Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week For Third Time In Career

    edward helb
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:14 pm
    FOREST GROVE, Ore. – After winning all four events she participated in over the weekend, Katie Porter was named the Northwest Conference Women’s Swimming Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 17-23. Porter (Sr., McMinnville, Ore.) becomes the first Pacific swimmer to receive Student-Athlete of the Week for the 2014-15 season, while earning the weekly conference honor for the third time in her career. “Katie has been training very hard,” said Pacific head coach Alec Webster. “It is nice to see her perform well. It is no accident that she is one of the best…
  • Pannek Leads Gophers Past SCSU, 5-0

    edward helb
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:19 pm
    Box Score EDINA, Minn. – Freshman Kelly Pannek (Plymouth, Minn.) scored a hat trick and junior goaltender Amanda Leveille (Kingston, Ont.) recorded a 19-save shutout to lead No. 2 Minnesota to a 5-0 win over St. Cloud State at Braemar Arena Monday night. The Gophers and Huskies played in front of a near-sellout crowd at Edina’s Braemar Arena for the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Faceoff Classic. “It was just an electric atmosphere here tonight,” head coach Brad Frost said. “Playing in front of a crowd like that with all the young girls and…
  • Lady Hornets Hold Off Millersville 71-60 in Home Opener to Pick Up First Win

    edward helb
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:05 pm
    Raine BankstonCourtesy: Rodney Adams (Dover, Del.) – Monday evening in its first home contest of the season, the Delaware State women’s basketball team (1-3) pulled out a 71-60 victory over the Millersville Marauders (3-2), behind the scoring tandem of guard Raven Bankston (7-of-11) and Tierra Hawkins (7-of-14) entering the 20-point mark, respectively. With this victory, the Lady Hornets snapped a three-game skid, while Millersville has now dropped two out of its last three. Shooting 50 percent (15-of-30) from the floor in the first stanza, DSU took a 41-21 lead into the locker room, its…

    edward helb
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:49 pm
    Courtesy Monmouth University Photo GAME 3 – Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Monmouth University Hawks (1-1) vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (1-2) Location: West Long Branch, N.J. – Multipurpose Activity Center Tip: 7:00 p.m. Live Video – Live Stats – Live Audio – Twitter – The Monmouth University women’s basketball team returns to action Tuesday, when it plays host to longtime former conference and intrastate foe Fairleigh Dickinson. The Hawks are coming off 78-57 thrashing of LIU Brooklyn, while the…
  • Hardwood Tournament of Hope in Puerto Vallarta on Tap for Women’s Basketball

    edward helb
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:05 pm
    Weekly game notes SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Coming off a road win down the coast, Santa Clara women’s basketball travels to Puerto Vallarta, Mex. to take part in the Hardwood Tournament of Hope against some tough competition. The Broncos will face LSU Tues., Nov. 25 at 12:30 p.m., Kansas State Wed., Nov. 26 at 3 p.m., and UTEP at 12:30 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 27 at 12:30 p.m. Last week Santa Clara took down UC Santa Barbara on the road to move to 2-1 on the young season. “We are excited about the opportunity to play some of the top programs in the country,” said Santa Clara head…
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    Hockey Tracker

  • Connor McDavid: Superstar in the Making?

    Peter Rossi
    14 Nov 2014 | 11:46 am
    Sidney Crosby. Patrick Kane. John Tavares. Steven Stamkos. These are just a few names that stick out when thinking of players who have gained superstar status in the NHL. They also share one other common characteristic among them. They were all number one picks overall in their respective draft years in the NHL. There seems
  • The Curious Case of the Edmonton Oilers

    Peter Rossi
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:04 pm
    Eight years ago, life was good for the Edmonton Oilers. They looked primed and ready to hoist the franchise’s sixth Stanley Cup and first since 1990. After rolling through the Detroit Red Wings, San Jose Sharks, and Anaheim Ducks, their last wall to playoff immortality was the Carolina Hurricanes. After falling to 3-1 in the
  • Ottawa Senators’ Early Season Recap

    26 Oct 2014 | 10:44 am
    The Ottawa Senators have been on a tear as of late, opening their season 4-0-1. They’re on a four-game winning streak after losing their first road game on Oct. 9 to the Nashville Predators. In that first game, the Senators led the Predators 1-0 through two periods thanks to a goal from Kyle Turris. The
  • 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
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  • Washington Redskins: Gruden has the Authority He Needs

    Diane Chesebrough
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:19 am
    Current starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin, III, has had some problems executing his position to his head coach’s satisfaction. Last week’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers brought that into stark relief. RGIII threw interceptions when there was no need to force throws, appeared to feel that his protection in the pocket was breaking down when it was not and, as Jay Gruden said to the media on Monday following the game, “he took three-step drops when he should have taken five. He took a one-step drop when he should have taken three…” and so on.

    Lake Lewis Jr
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:31 pm
    This is the Saturday listing of team injury reports submitted to NFL Media: NEW YORK JETS AT BUFFALO BILLS ON MONDAY NIGHT IN DETROIT NEW YORK JETS (New York conducted a walk-through on Saturday. The Saturday practice report is an estimation.) Status Report PROBABLE T Oday Aboushi (shoulder), LB Antwan Barnes (knee), G Willie Colon (knee), WR T.J. Graham (neck), LB David Harris (shoulder), RB Chris Ivory (shoulder), S Jaiquawn Jarrett (calf), RB Chris Johnson (knee), C Nick Mangold (shoulder), LB Trevor Reilly (knee), WR Greg Salas (wrist), QB Geno Smith (right shoulder), CB Darrin Walls…
  • Washington Redskins: Griffin Moving Forward

    Diane Chesebrough
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:28 am
      Ashburn, Va. – By the time today’s post-practice open locker room arrived, the Washington Redskins seemed to have gotten past the events that took place earlier in the week. After suffering an ugly, ugly loss to the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday, quarterback Robert Griffin, III said some things during his post-game press conference about his teammates needing to play better for the team to win (he also criticized himself, however) and his words were badly timed, badly phrased and blown up by some members of the media. His head coach’s subsequent detailed…
  • Washington Capitals News and Notes

    Lake Lewis Jr
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Captain Clutch – Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin registered two points (1g, 1a) on Thursday at Colorado, including the game-winning goal in the third period. Ovechkin (72) now sits one game-winning goal shy of tying Peter Bondra (73) for first place on the Capitals’ game-winning goals list. Ovechkin’s game-winning goal also moved him past Alex Kovalev for fourth place among Russian-born players in career NHL goals. The Moscow native has tallied 12 points in his last 10 games (11/1-11/20: 4g, 8a) and ranks second in the NHL in shots (85), tied for second in game-winning goals (3), tied…
  • Washington Redskins: Griffin Pushes Back

    Diane Chesebrough
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:51 am
    Ashburn, Va. – Since arriving in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area as a second overall draft pick in the 2012 draft, Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin, III has taken to social media and the podium microphone like a fish to water. He is a vocal guy that seems to wear his heart on his sleeve. This, along with the fact that he is young and still learning how to be an NFL quarterback on and off the field, has gotten him into trouble. Over time, countless “experts” in and around the sports world have pushed Griffin to stop talking. Whether it’s via Twitter or during…
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  • Ohio State Welcomes Skidding Hoosiers on Saturday

    19 Nov 2014 | 4:51 am
    Ohio State (9-1) has had some trouble stopping the power running backs in the Big Ten this year and faces another this weekend in Indiana’s Tevin Coleman. The noon kickoff this weekend in Columbus will be a nice home coming for the Buckeyes that faced Minnesota on the road last Saturday. The Buckeyes will be favored by 30+ points and need a break from a tough couple of games to get healthy and let some younger players get some experience. The Buckeyes aren’t concerned about the yards on the ground that they have given up as they have won those games and have moved up to 6th nationally,…
  • Ohio State Travels to Minnesota After Season Changing Michigan State Win

    12 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    When Ohio State lost to Virginia Tech in week two of the season, they fell off the face of the earth for many not watching the program. But after winning 7 straight with a quality win on the road in East Lansing, everyone is now paying attention. This week they travel to Minneapolis to take on the 7-2 Golden Gophers in a game that cannot be overlooked. The Buckeyes, now ranked No 8 nationally, are back in the conversation for the national playoff to end the 2014 season. Minnesota is as high as the Buckeyes coming off their win, beating Iowa 51-14 last weekend. Coach Urban Meyer is working to…
  • Ohio State Ready For 7th Ranked Spartans

    5 Nov 2014 | 3:37 am
    Ohio State (No 13) is ready to meet Michigan State (No 7) Saturday night in primetime on national television (ABC 8:00pm) on the road. The underdog Buckeye coaches were asked after the Illinois win about plays from last year’s Big Ten Championship game that they still think about. Tom Herman hasn’t thought about the 4th and 2 play call that lost the game for OSU last year, at least not since fall camp began and the coaches put all their focus on this year’s team. He did talk about the challenge that playing Michigan State’s highly regarded defense is for the Buckeyes. He has been busy…
  • Ohio State Running Back Rod Smith Dismissed

    28 Oct 2014 | 2:15 am
    The Dispatch is reporting that Rod Smith failed a drug test and has been dismissed from the Ohio State football team. After a pretty decent 7 game run with the Buckeyes this season, the senior cannot finish the year. He had a couple of issues in the spring with meeting attendance and academics but had come around. He became the short yardage runner this fall rushing for 5 touchdowns and 101 yards.
  • Five Questions With Alex Stump

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:37 am
    Alex Stump, wide receiver from Lakewood St Edwards and recent 2015 commitment for the Buckeyes, answered a few questions for us on his high school career and his recruitment. See additional coverage on the here and here.
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    Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides

  • NCAA Football Free Pick: South Florida at Memphis

    Dan Rodgers
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:28 pm
    South Florida Bulls at Memphis Tigers (-20)   Saturday, November 22 at 4:00pm EST The Memphis Tigers are in the midst of an Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • NCAA Football Free Pick: Boston College at Florida State

    Dan Rodgers
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Boston College Eagles (+17) at Florida State Seminoles   Saturday, November 22 at 3:30pm EST The best and worst part about being an Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • OWR Week 12 NFL Fantasy Football Picks

    David Grant
    18 Nov 2014 | 5:21 pm
    Last week was a tale of hits and misses. At quarterback, neither Drew Brees nor Philip Rivers lived up to my expectations Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 11 Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans Free Pick

    David Grant
    18 Nov 2014 | 5:18 pm
    Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans (-2) Sunday, November 23, 2014 1:00pmEST Anyone who has bet with or against Cincinnati this season has Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 12 Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons Free Pick

    David Grant
    18 Nov 2014 | 5:16 pm
    Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons (-3) Sunday, November 23, 2014 1:00pmEST Last week Atlanta Falcons won, yeah! That win was against the Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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  • Die Vorteile eines Bauerhofurlaubes

    13 Nov 2014 | 12:01 pm
    Matthias Mittenentzwei / Die schönsten Bauernhöfe Südtirols – Wer sie einmal kennt, der verbringt seinen Urlaub immer wieder in Südtirol. Vom Alltag entspannen und die Nähe zur Natur kennen lernen, dies ist in Südtirol möglich. Dabei müssen Sie bei einem Urlaub auf dem Bauernhof auf den Komfort nicht verzichten. Die Ferienwohnungen sind modern eingerichtet und entsprechen dem neuesten Stand. Auf dem Mesnerhof beispielweise wurden die Ferienwohnungen 2001 neu errichtet und empfangen die Gäste im gewohnten Komfort eines Hotels. Eine ganz besondere Kombination ist der…
  • Darmträgheit – So wird das Leben wieder leichter

    8 Nov 2014 | 5:14 am
    Du leidest an Verstopfungen und starken Bauchschmerzen? Dann kann eine Darmträgheit vorliegen. Sie ist die Folge eines aus dem Gleichgewicht geratenen Darms. Wenn Dein Arzt die Diagnose “Darmträgheit” trifft, dann verschreibt er vielfach Abführmittel. Diese sorgen für ein einmaliges Absetzen des Kots, eine langfristige Verbesserung wird allerdings nicht erzielt. Die Medikamente verfügen über verschiedene Nebenwirkungen und stellen das Darmgleichgewicht nicht wieder her. Wenn Du die Ursachen nicht bekämpfst, dann werden die Verstopfungen mit der Zeit schlimmer werden.
  • Auf einem Erlebnisbauernhof in Südtirol genießen Sie einen erholsamen Urlaub

    1 Nov 2014 | 11:30 pm die gemeinsame Internetplattform von acht Erlebnisbauernhöfen in Südtirol. Faszinierende Landschaften, die Idylle der Berge und das milde Klima der Alpensüdseite – Lernen Sie eine atemberaubende Welt kennen und verbringen Sie eine entspannte Zeit auf einem der Bauernhöfe. Der Erlebnisbauernhof – Hier fühlen Sie sich rundherum wohl Durch die Nähe zur Natur können Sie sich vom Alltag erholen und neue Kraft tanken. In der Früh begrüßt Sie der Gesang der Vögel und Sie kosten von den selbstgemachten Köstlichkeiten der Region. Am Tage…
  • Waffeln – Welche Form ist am besten?

    28 Oct 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Waffeln sind in unterschiedlichen Formen erhältlich, wie den Brüsseler Waffeln oder den dünneren herzförmigen Waffeln. Hierbei unterscheidet sich nicht nur die Musterung, auch der Teig ist anders. Brüsseler Waffel müssen lockerer sein und werden daher meistens aus einem Hefeteig hergestellt. Es dauert etwas länger, den Teig herzustellen, da er zunächst einmal gehen muss. Das Ergebnis sind weiche und locker leichte Waffeln, welche mit Früchten, Puderzucker oder Sahne dekoriert werden. Brüsseler Waffeln werden in der Regel in rechteckigen Formen gebacken, diese sind tiefer als andere…
  • 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…
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  • Game 5: Michigan vs. Villanova Open Thread

    Dylan Burkhardt
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:31 pm
    Adam Glanzman Michigan’s first four games haven’t been flawless, but the Wolverines have been good enough to win thus far. Tonight the Wolverines enter the fray as an underdog for the first time this season against Villanova. Tip-off is tentatively scheduled for 10:00 p.m. at the Barclays Center and you can join the discussion in the comments before during and after the game. Pregame Reading Game 5: Michigan vs. Villanova Preview Five Key Plays: Michigan vs. Oregon Game 4: Michigan vs. Oregon Recap Photo Gallery: Michigan 70, Oregon 63 Video: John Beilein, Ricky Doyle and Caris…
  • Five Key Plays: Michigan vs. Oregon

    Alejandro Zúñiga
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:42 am
    Michigan never trailed Monday night at the Barclays Center, but it needed a late run to survive a stiff challenge from Oregon. Here are Five Key Plays from the Wolverines’ win in the Progressive Legends Classic semifinal. 1) Zak Irvin showcases expanded skills in first half Zak Irvin finished with a team-high 19 points, and he did significant damage in the first half. At the 16-minute mark, the forward connected on his first three-pointer of the game, taking a feed from Kameron Chatman and firing over Joseph Young. Three minutes later, Irvin’s long-range threat forced Oregon’s Elgin…
  • Game 5: Michigan vs. Villanova Preview

    Dylan Burkhardt
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:30 am
    Basics Who: No. 11 Villanova (4-0) vs. No. 18 Michigan (4-0) Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY When: 10:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 TV: ESPN2 Radio: 950 AM, 102.9 FM Michigan’s young roster will face the unique challenge of preparing for a back-to-back game and it’ll have to do it against a team much better than the Oregon team it beat on Monday evening. The Wolverines will face one of John Beilein’s old Big East adversaries in Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. Villanova is ranked 11th in the country and returns four starters from last year’s Big East Champion…
  • Game 4: Michigan vs. Oregon Recap

    Dylan Burkhardt
    24 Nov 2014 | 10:13 pm
    Michigan 70, Oregon 63.  Video Reactions. Photo Gallery. Photo: Adam Glanzman For this young Michigan team, freshman mistakes are a necessary evil. Against Detroit on Monday, Michigan head coach John Beilein swept those mistakes under the rug by sitting his young players and riding his five experienced players down the stretch. But the reality of the situation is that hiding the freshmen will never work, especially not when the schedule mandates playing two games within 24 hours. Freshmen are going to be key to this team’s success and have to start growing up on the job sooner than…
  • Photo Gallery: Michigan 70, Oregon 63

    Adam Glanzman
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:56 pm
    All photos by Adam Glanzman. Full gallery after the jump.  The post Photo Gallery: Michigan 70, Oregon 63 appeared first on UM
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  • College Football Playoff Rankings Top 4 Unchanged: Nov. 25

    Ben Rummage
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:43 pm
    NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) -- Alabama continue to lead the trailing pack in the release of the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night. In fact, the top four teams in the rankings remained unchanged, as Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State all returned at their same slot in this week's edition. The post College Football Playoff Rankings Top 4 Unchanged: Nov. 25 appeared first on
  • NCAA college men’s basketball top 25 games: Nov. 25

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:41 am
    (Sporting Alert) -- No. 1 Kentucky is one of the top 25 teams that will be in action in NCAA college men's basketball on Tuesday, November 25. The post NCAA college men’s basketball top 25 games: Nov. 25 appeared first on
  • English Premier League, Scores, Table Standings – Round 12

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:04 am
    LONDON (Sporting Alert) - The results and standings from the Barclays English Premier League games that took place in round 12. Leaders Chelsea continued their impressive run to start the season after Diego Costa and Eden Hazard both scored in the 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion to stay undefeated. The post English Premier League, Scores, Table Standings – Round 12 appeared first on
  • NCAA Top 25 Basketball Scores on Nov. 24

    Brittney Berreth
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:15 pm
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- (Sporting Alert) -- Scores and box scores from the NCAA top 25 basketball games that took place on Monday, Nov. 24. There were wins on the night for No. 3 Arizona and No. 6 Louisville, who cruised to victory over their respective opponents. The post NCAA Top 25 Basketball Scores on Nov. 24 appeared first on
  • Week 12 NFL Scores and Records on Nov. 23

    24 Nov 2014 | 6:16 am
    (Sporting Alert) -- The following are the scores, results and records from the NFL schedule that took place in Week 12 on Sunday, Nov. 23. Philadelphia Eagles (8-3) scored the most points in Week 12, while the Arizona Cardinals (9-2) had its six game winning streak snapped, while Peyton Manning led a Denver comeback win. The post Week 12 NFL Scores and Records on Nov. 23 appeared first on
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  • The Visitors Section: Live From Detroit

    24 Nov 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guys scored free tickets to Jets vs Bills game in the land of hope and promises, Detroit (Not associated with Detriot City: New Mecca of Man.) Also 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 Topo Chico isn't the best thing every but it will do in a pinch. *All audience members must be at least 18 years old. Everyone in your party must present a valid…
  • The Visitors Section: Like the Cool Kids

    10 Nov 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guys get you ready to make new life choices and try our hand at playing a special round of Mike Vick What If. 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 it's okay now,  *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 photo, your…
  • The Visitors Section: Mike Erwin is Unlovable

    26 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guystalk about how Mike Erwin is the worst person on earth. Sure he may seem nice enough but have you seen the way he is a loving partner and a wonderful father? What a loser. You should stay far away... 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 teaching overseas is a better option than waking up alone in Austin. *All audience members must be at…
  • The Visitors Section: Lets Eat Trash

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guys get you readybe the lonliest boy on the block and talk about being punched in the eye. 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 online dating works for everyone buy you. *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: 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…
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    UNPACKIN' it Ministries

  • 50 MINUTES of NFL Player Turning Farmer, Charlie Ward Interview & Football Insight From Freddie Scott

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:26 pm
    The 50-Minute show spotlights an interview with former Heisman Trophy winner and NBA player, Charlie Ward. Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver veteran, also joins Bryce to give his weekly football insight. Bryce shares a faith thought on hitting rock bottom, and a story about an NFL player who walks away from a $37 million contract to become a farmer and ends up helping his wife deliver their son on the farm.  50 minute show
  • 25 MINUTES of Fans Fighting Over Game Ball, Give-Aways Provoking Crowd & NFL Player Choosing to Farm

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:10 pm
    On this week’s 25-Minute show, Bryce discusses the controversial fan situation in New Orleans, fans fighting over crowd give-aways, and the NFL player who walks away from a big contract to become a farmer. 25 minute show for 11-21-14  
  • INTERVIEW with Charlie Ward

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:49 pm
    Charlie Ward, who played in the NBA from 1994-2005 after playing college basketball and football Florida State, is this week’s UNPACKIN’ it guest. Winning the Heisman Trophy as a quarterback in 1993, Charlie Ward is the only Heisman Trophy winner to play in the NBA. He is now a high school coach in Pensacola Florida, and joins us to unpack his life, family, and faith.  segment 2 of 3 for 11-21-14
  • FAITH & SPORTS MINUTE: Hitting Rock Bottom

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:01 pm
    In sports, there are some games where everything goes wrong and a team has an embarrassing loss. Cincinnati Bengals’ head coach, Marvin Lewis, dealt with this recently and said: “Sometimes you gotta hit rock bottom before you can go all the way back up to the top, and we certainly were at rock bottom a few weeks ago on Thursday night.” We can argue whether the Bengals really hit rock bottom, since they still have a great chance to win their division, but the concept of hitting rock bottom is an interesting one. I think most of us can relate to this concept when we experience…
  • Football Recap with Renaldo Wynn

    17 Nov 2014 | 11:57 am
    Today on the show, Bryce and Renaldo Wynn discuss all the wild story lines from the weekend:   Peyton Manning and the Broncos go down Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are rolling Jonas Gray is the Sunday night hero What’s up with all the rookies having an early impact? What’s wrong with the Panthers and Redskins? How good is JJ Watt? Renaldo Show for 11-17-14
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    Sonoma County Sports Fans

  • SoCo Sports Fans 11-1-14

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    1 Nov 2014 | 9:30 am
    "Good EVENing": Danny and Dano gush about the Giants winning the World Series AGAIN
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    29 Oct 2014 | 1:51 pm
    "Baseball, That's It, I Love Basball": Danny and Dano break down WS Game 4 and talk to former A's outfielder Jonny Gomes about his kids camp, Camp for a Cure
  • SoCo Sports Fans 10-18-14

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    29 Oct 2014 | 1:48 pm
    "It's an Even Year": Danny and Dano break down the Giants improbable WS run + CSN Bay Area's Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz and Smiriti Sinha of Vice Sports dissects all the pink in the NFL in October!
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    11 Oct 2014 | 1:44 pm
    "LOL": Dano explains why the Giants playoff run just makes him say LOL + legendary columnist Bob Ryan joins us to talk about his new book "Scribe"
  • SoCo Sports Fans 10-04-14

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    4 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    "Jury's Out": Kevin Lynch from joins us to talk about his new site
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  • Fastpitch Softball Video: Speed Tips for Baserunning

    24 Nov 2014 | 3:00 am
    Last week I gave you 5 tips for taking great leads. In the video, Kbands training shares additional ways to help you be your fastest on the bases. Focus on your start. Keep your chin down and knees up. Learn about the important aspects of those first steps and when you should take them. Press play for some drills you can do to work on these areas and improve your baserunning speed for softball. Click here to get free workouts and training tips from Kbands Training.
  • 5 Tips for Taking Great Leads and Putting Pressure on the Defense

    17 Nov 2014 | 3:00 am
    As a player, I loved running bases. It’s so super fun to push your limits, make your opponents sweat a little, and take extra bases any time the opportunity arises. Good baserunners give defenses something to think about. They’re always a threat. They make things tough for the opposing defense and add pressure to otherwise “routine” situations and plays. All this distraction on the bases often takes focus off the batter. It can also open up holes for batters to hit through. When you… take extra bases every chance you get put added pressure on the defense open up…
  • Why you need to compete less

    11 Nov 2014 | 3:00 am
    If you want to get ready for competition… Compete less, train more. You don’t get better at competing by just competing more. You get better at competing by TRAINING. Effective learning, and development of skill work and technique, requires training under conditions where “results” don’t matter.You must be able to focus solely on HOW you’re doing what you do. Not what the actual result is. That’s what training is. Time for emphasis on process and technique. When you’re trying to improve a particular part of your swing, you probably won’t…
  • Does strength training make you slow?

    3 Nov 2014 | 3:00 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet It’s a common misconception that strength training slows athletes down. I used to believe that was true. After all I’d seen players add weight lifting to their training. Yes, they got stronger, but they got slower too. Slower in running. Slower in pitching. Slow is not a goal in softball training. When I went to college, our strength and conditioning coach had us to “lower weights” and “higher reps” in the weight room. My understanding was that we stayed “light” on the weights since speed was important in…
  • 7 important tips for fastpitch softball parents

    28 Oct 2014 | 3:24 am
    Share this article: Click Here to Tweet Did you know that many girls drop out of their sport by age 14? Yikes! I can’t tell you how many times I receive emails or messages from parents that go something like this… Hi Stacie,  I hope you can help.  My daughter is 14 years old. She has so many opportunities ahead, but she wants to quit.  We’ve already put in so much time and money to this sport.  How do I get her to want to play softball again? First of all, there are many possible factors affecting how any particular player feels about the game.  You cannot…
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    Sports WAR

  • Broncos Blunder in St Louis to Prove Costly?

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:25 pm
    On January 16th 2005, Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts scored three points in the AFC Divisional Game against the New England Patriots. This past Sunday, and for the first time since then, the five-time NFL MVP led an offense to less than ten points in a game, which serves as a suggestion that times are a-changing in the NFL, and the pre-season Super Bowl favourite Denver Broncos can no longer carry that moniker. Shocking defeat Their defeat to the St Louis Rams is by far their most shocking since Peyton came to town, and in this, his third season in the Mile High City, it is…
  • DP World Tour Championship: McIlroy happy with his opening round

    20 Nov 2014 | 9:06 pm
    The Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy was delighted with his opening round as he earned a share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday. The world number one made a blistering start, who managed a six-under 66 to share the lead with Shane Lowry. The 25-year-old was satisfied with his performance and express his feelings on Twitter: Just under 3 hours until I hit my first competitive golf shot in 6 weeks. To say I’m excited is an understatement. #imready — Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) November 20, 2014 McIlroy hasn’t played competitively since at the Alfred…
  • All-rounder Jim Allenby exits Glamorgan for Somerset

    18 Nov 2014 | 8:29 pm
    Somerset have announced the signing of all-rounder Jim Allenby from Glamorgan for the next season. We are delighted to confirm the signing of .@jimallenby from .@GlamCricket on a permanent contract: #wearesomerset — Somerset Cricket (@SomersetCCC) November 18, 2014 Following a five-year stint with Glamorgan – Allenby, 32, has joined the Taunton club on a permanent deal, with Craig Meschede moving the opposite way on a season-long loan as part of the deal. RT @ECB_cricket: Jim Allenby is leaving @GlamCricket. Craig Meschede moving the other way on a season-long…
  • Manchester United keen on Atletico defender Miranda

    13 Nov 2014 | 10:23 pm
    Manchester United are weighing up a January move for Atletico Madrid defender Miranda as they look to bolster their backline, reports the Daily Star. #454387298 / The Old Trafford club have been linked with the number of defenders in the past few weeks as their manager Louis van Gaal is desperate to rebuild their defence squad and turn them back into a title contending team. The report claims that the Brazilian has become van Gaal’s number one January transfer target, and the 30 year old centre-back is said to be available for a fee of around £24 million. However, it is…
  • Wawrinka confident to stun Djokovic again

    12 Nov 2014 | 5:38 am
    The World No. 4 Stanislas Wawrinka is confident of beating Novak Djokovic ahead of their clash in the ATP World Tour Finals. The pair will meet in a mouth-watering showdown at the O2 in London on Wednesday evening. #458749962 / Djokovic, 27, hadn’t face any such trouble during his match against Marin Cilic 6-1 6-1, while Wawrinka had earlier won against the Czech international Tomas Berdych. The 29-year-old Wawrinka said: “I had six wins against the top 10 in the first three months of the year, then I never played them again because I lost early in the tournaments.
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    Sports Turf Northwest

  • Artificial Turf Equipment for Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines

    20 Nov 2014 | 7:28 am
    Did you know? We are an approved vendor of the United States Government? We are glad to have an approved Cage # (76XR9) that allows us to sell artificial turf equipment and golf course maintenance equipment to government agencies. Whether part of a government training facility or a military recreation center, Sports Turf Northwest is […] The post Artificial Turf Equipment for Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines appeared first on 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

    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.
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    Junior D Sports

  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 13

    Junior D
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:07 pm
    Well, another sub par week has passed me by and I am looking forward to shedding the suck off of my picks this week. My total for week 12 was 6-9 which brings my season total to 93-83. One of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 12

    Junior D
    20 Nov 2014 | 4:52 am
    Week 11 was an absolute blood bath. I went 4-9 bringing my season total to 86-74. There are some factors that go into picking against the spread every week and one of them is matchups. How does one... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 97: Twitter Abuse in Sports

    Junior D
    19 Nov 2014 | 4:11 am
    In this week’s show Lou and Junior D recap the college football and NFL games, we discuss the chaos that is the college football playoff and we have a ton of stories revolving around Twitter... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 11

    Junior D
    13 Nov 2014 | 4:07 am
    Week 10 in the NFL was a bit rough for me. I finished 6-7 against the spread which brings my season total to 82-65. That was just a hiccup in an otherwise good season for me. I look to turn things... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 96: Dancin’ With Molly & Getting Arrested

    Junior D
    12 Nov 2014 | 3:55 am
    In this week’s show Lou and Junior D recap the college football and NFL games, we discuss who will be the final four teams standing in college football and what has happened to the Chicago... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Improving Sports

  • Max contracts in the NBA need to go

    18 Nov 2014 | 4:51 pm
    One of our priorities at Improving Sports is to see athletes get fair treatment, whether in college or the pros. Awhile ago, I wrote about how leagues should abolish their current draft processes, which place restrictions on the salary and locations … Continue reading →
  • Keep the NCAA football game clock running

    11 Nov 2014 | 5:43 pm
    Does it make sense to have 49-0 or 55-31 games? It’s the highest scoring games that take the longest, with a slew of first downs and scoring plays stopping the play clock. The NFL doesn’t stop the clock to move … Continue reading →
  • 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 →
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    50 bpm

  • 2014 Taupo training holiday - part 1

    Paweł Chalacis
    24 Nov 2014 | 1:20 am
    I’ve been waiting for this holiday for months. When I decided to do Taupo Cycle Challenge this year, I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to take a few days off work and focus on training. After all, Ironman New Zealand is coming!
  • 16 weeks training plan for Ironman New Zealand 2015

    Paweł Chalacis
    19 Nov 2014 | 2:29 pm
    Last week was the longest period without running ever since I started to dream about finishing a triathlon. And it felt soo good! I think I’ve fully recovered from Auckland Marathon and I’m ready to give my best in upcoming weeks. In 16 weeks I’m going to swim 3.8km, cycle 180 and run a full marathon in breathtaking Taupo. This is how I’m going to prepare for it.
  • Another one bites the dust. Auckland Marathon done!

    Paweł Chalacis
    3 Nov 2014 | 8:37 pm
    After weeks of preparation and anticipation, the day has come to wake up at 4 am with a big grin on my face. Not every day one can ran on the Harbour Bridge. Another race, another morning of pain and happiness. I ran the Auckland Marathon and it took 3 hours and 50 minutes.
  • I’ve made myself a blueberry smoothie.

    Paweł Chalacis
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:46 pm
    Simple, delicious and healthy Blueberry smoothie. And also easy to prepare.
  • 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 ;).
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  • Sport in Art: Combining sports and learning

    Sporting E
    14 Nov 2014 | 8:52 am Sports and education have always met at a certain common ground, and Sport in Art is taking this connection a step further. The company, a project by husband and wife Phillip and Emma Thompson, creates sports-themed educational materials and gifts that are a hit especially among little boys. Getting kids to focus on any educational material can be a challenge. As such, using tools that feature a subject they like is an effective approach to help them retain and recall their lessons. Sport in Art offers a product range composed of jigsaw puzzles, alphabet flashcards, and…
  • Xenith Shock Bonnet Football Helmet, your Protective Gear

    Sporting E
    26 Oct 2014 | 4:36 am Football could be a brutal sport and getting injured comes with playing it on both the professional and amateur level. Getting tackled does not only mean dislocations and broken bones – it also includes head trauma. It is not unheard of to hear football players suffering from all sorts of head injuries, ranging from concussions to memory loss. The protective gear is there, but it cannot entirely remove the risk involved in participating in such a physically punishing sport. Recently, however, there has been increasing efforts in developing football…
  • FirstDown Playbook: A Mobile App for Football Coaches

    Sporting E
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:56 pm “Time is not a coach’s friend.” These words from former NFL and NCAA coach Charles Coiner capture the dilemma faced by many football coaches every day. For most coaches, the biggest challenge is coming up with good strategic plays that will work year after year, while still finding time to actually train and develop players under their charge. This is a problem faced by both pros and amateur coaches, but more so by those who work as part-time coaches in the high school, small-college, and youth-league ranks. How it all began Back in 2011 when Coiner was taking a…
  • Donning Armor: The Under Armour Story

    Sporting E
    3 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am It all started with a simple idea back in 1996: to make a superior t-shirt for athletes. Under Armour founder Kevin Plank, a former football player for the University of Maryland, worked in his grandmother’s basement in Washington, D.C. and traveled up and down the country selling his revolutionary new product out of the trunk of his car. Now almost two decades later and seemingly out of nowhere, Under Armour has managed to break into the top ranks of the sports apparel industry. Its sales have steadily increased, totaling $2.33 billion last year. How did it…
  • Surfset Fitness: A new way to workout

    Sporting E
    15 Jul 2014 | 4:22 pm
    Surfset is the latest fitness craze to hit gym goers. Developed at a Boston gym in 2011, the workout technique is slowly becoming a global trend, as it caters and appeals to different types of fitness buffs and Surfset enthusiasts. The first group consist of extreme sports lovers who enjoy the water but hardly have the time and the means to visit the sea every so often. The second group is composed of landlubbers who may not even attempt to try surfing for real, but have enough curiosity to do the activity indoors. How did Surfset start? The idea behind Surfset was developed by Sarah Ponn, a…
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    The Confidential

  • The Confidential’s ACC Standings Poll: Week 14

    24 Nov 2014 | 4:49 pm
    It is now the end of November.  The regular season is down to its final week.  The Conference Championship Game is set–all that is left is for some rivalry games.  Here is how the correspondents view the top 10 in the ACC: 10.North Carolina State (6-5), 6 points.  At 6-5, Dave Doeren’s squad will be going bowling.  First things first, they play a rivalry game against the suddenly-surging Tar Heels.  This is not a must win, but it is a rivalry game all the same.  Next up: @ North Carolina. 9. Miami (6-5), 11 points.  Miami just cannot get any traction.  All of the season…
  • Fantasy Football Entry Page: Week 14

    24 Nov 2014 | 7:42 am
    Remember, the Confidential’s Fantasy Football game is structured to allow late entries.  THERE IS STILL TIME TO ENTER ! 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 prize. Here are the standings: OVERALL PRIZE STANDINGS: 1. Brian & Lenville Cards 3 3. Josh Vickery, MCaffrey & ACaffrey  2 wins 6. Mr. Tar Heel 1 win 7.  The other billions of people on the planet  0 wins For Week 13 results, see here.   For rules, see here.  As a reminder, to enter, simply…
  • Week 13 Fantasy Football Results

    24 Nov 2014 | 7:40 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 14 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 13 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…
  • Confidential Survivor Pool Update: Winner

    23 Nov 2014 | 8:35 am
    And there it is.  Drew_WMS has won the survivor pool!  His picks of UNC and Pitt this week did the trick!  And now he wins the $40 prize! Congratulations to Drew_WMS and special thanks to all the participants!
  • Proposed Changes in Sports #3: The Perfect College Football Playoff

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:12 am
    Everyone has some opinions on what they would like to see change–both in the sports world and outside of it.  For whatever its worth (and it probably is not worth much), there are plenty of changes throughout sports that this author would like to see.  Before we touched on the College Football Playoff reporting issues and ranking issues.  But how about the playoff system as a whole?  Consider…the Confidential’s Perfect College Football Playoff: THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SYSTEM College basketball is a great sport, which peaks in March with the Big Dance.  Admittedly,…
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    fanatix Sport News

  • Phil Hughes injury: Cricket stars around the world send support to injured Australia batsman

    Daniel Baricevic
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:46 pm
    Some of cricket’s most influential stars both past and present have taken to Twitter to send their support to the 25-year-old. SEE ALSO: Phil Hughes: Australia batsman gravely ill after being struck by bouncer at SCG Best allrounders in world cricket: We rate the 10 best allrounders in Test cricket at current Best bowlers in world cricket: Current top 10 test bowlers in international cricket As Phil Hughes continues his fight for life in hospital, cricket stars from around the world have sent their well wishes to the Australia batsman. Hughes was struck in the back of a head by a Shaun…
  • ABC News apologise for ‘insensitive’ Phil Hughes tweet

    Daniel Baricevic
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:06 pm
    ABC have been forced to apologise after a tweet speculating on the condition of Hughes was slammed by Twitter users. SEE ALSO: Phil Hughes: Australia batsman gravely ill after being struck by bouncer at SCG Best allrounders in world cricket: We rate the 10 best allrounders in Test cricket at current Best bowlers in world cricket: Current top 10 test bowlers in international cricket ABC News has apologised after sending a tweet speculating about whether Phil Hughes was alive after being struck by a Sean Abbott bouncer. Hughes remains in critical condition and in an induced coma after…
  • Rugby union: England names squad to face Wallabies at Twickenham after Samoa win

    Daniel Baricevic
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:15 pm
    England has named its 23-man squad to face the Wallabies. SEE ALSO: Phil Hughes: Australia batsman gravely ill after being struck by bouncer at SCG Best allrounders in world cricket: We rate the 10 best allrounders in Test cricket at current Best bowlers in world cricket: Current top 10 test bowlers in international cricket England has named an unchanged 23-man squad for its Test match against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday. Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees will keep his place and compete with Owen Farrell for the inside centre spot. James Haskell, who started the 28-9 win last…
  • AFL overhauls contentious tribunal system, relaxes rules for Brownlow Medal eligibility

    Daniel Baricevic
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:09 pm
    The AFL has unveiled its overhaul of the tribunal system… SEE ALSO: Phil Hughes: Australia batsman gravely ill after being struck by bouncer at SCG Best allrounders in world cricket: We rate the 10 best allrounders in Test cricket at current Best bowlers in world cricket: Current top 10 test bowlers in international cricket The AFL has overhauled in controversial tribunal system, abandoning the use of demerit points. Offences will now be categorised as either fines or suspensions, and there will no longer be any carryover points for incidents. Instead of rating offences as negligent,…
  • Phil Hughes injury: Sean Abbott receives high-profile support after short ball puts batsman in hospital

    Daniel Baricevic
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:48 pm
    Sean Abbott has been flooded with support from the cricket community following Tuesday’s events. SEE ALSO: Phil Hughes: Australia batsman gravely ill after being struck by bouncer at SCG Best allrounders in world cricket: We rate the 10 best allrounders in Test cricket at current Best bowlers in world cricket: Current top 10 test bowlers in international cricket The cricketing community has shown support to Sean Abbott, whose bouncer left Phil Hughes in critical condition and in an induced coma after being rushed to St Vincents Hospital with head injuries. Abbott was reportedly left…
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    Lynchy's Sports Thoughts

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    The Detroit Hustle -- Detroit Lions, Tigers, Red Wings and sometimes Pistons musings

  • Jim Caldwell’s 11-game referendum as Detroit Lions head coach

    24 Nov 2014 | 7:03 am
    Jim Caldwell was trying to minimize the pain, get out before the bomb went off. The questions didn’t stop. Most of them were the same, some variation of, ‘Why has the offense sucked?’ Caldwell let the pressure pierce him. His demeanor changed. He spoke clear and fast, but with bitterness. He was either a man without answers or one with answers he’d rather not say. Caldwell spent a lot of his press conference saying he needed to “look at the film.” The reason for the offensive struggles? We’ll have to take a look at the film. How were the Patriots so…
  • Tracing the Detroit Red Wings’ roster roots: How one draft pick in 1990 is still paying dividends

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Thank this guy for Darren Helm On June 16, 1990, the NHL converged upon BC Place Stadium in Vancouver for the NHL Entry Draft. The Red Wings’ Bryan Murray was in his first year as coach and GM and was tasked with improving a team that had posted a 28-38-14 the previous season and finished last in the Norris Division Murray selected Keith Primeau with the third overall selection. The Red Wings had no second-round selection, so Murray’s next pick came in at the top of the third, when he selected Vyacheslav “Slava” Kozlov with the 45th overall pick. Primeau would become…
  • Jimmy Howard isn’t getting better, he’s just sucking less

    19 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Red Wings Twitter exploded after Jimmy Howard made the save above in Detroit’s 5-0 win over Columbus on Tuesday. Most of them said roughly the same thing: “I’ve been a Howard detractor, but he’s been really good this year.” Howard’s goals against average is down to 1.97 from 2.66 and his save percentage has risen 14 points — from .910 to .924 — in comparison to last year. Want to bring analytics into it? Howard had 8.3 Goalie Point Shares for the Red Wings last season. That’s 8.9 percent of Detroit’s 93 points. This year Howard has…
  • What facing a real-life Monstars football team taught us about the Detroit Lions

    17 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Jim Caldwell was calm. Matt Stafford was calm. Ndamukong Suh was short — but calm. They stood at the podium and in the hallway and spouted off about how they had to be better, how that Cardinals team was good, how the offense needed to score off those two interceptions. Those could be their true emotions. But I imagine when they reconvene on Tuesday there will be a little fear. Let’s get it out of the way: the officiating wasn’t good. Fox’s officiating analyst, Mike Pereira, came on TV and proclaimed the Ebron play at the end of the half was a certain first down only to…
  • Red Wings rumor roundup: Tyler Myers, Mike Green, Marc Methot, Tom Gilbert all linked to Detroit; Daniel Alfredsson deadline coming

    16 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Every Sunday I’ll bring you a recap of all the legitimate Red Wings-related transaction rumors from the previous week. • TSN’s Darren Dreger (via Chris Nichols) say the Red Wings have been “the most persistent and consistent” team in their pursuit of Tyler Myers. The last Dreger heard the Sabres were asking for Dylan Larkin, another prospect and maybe Jakub Kindl. • Dreger also says the Red Wings are one of the teams interested in Senators defenseman Marc Mehot but Ottawa hasn’t had any serious negotations in three weeks. Things should be clearer a week from…
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  • 2014 Beer Photos

    24 Nov 2014 | 2:55 pm
    Last year I entered some photos into a Xmas photo contest at A Good Beer Blog. I didn’t win anything, but I’m not going to let that stop me from submitting even crappier photos this year. Here are the photos I submitted for this years’ contest:
  • Music Video Monday: Delta Rae’s Bottom of the River

    24 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
  • Music Video Monday: Ylvis’s Someone Like Me

    17 Nov 2014 | 7:19 am
  • Best Brewery Tour

    13 Nov 2014 | 10:50 am
    USA Today has a poll for Best Brewery Tour: The only thing better than sipping a pint of your favorite brew is getting a behind-the-scenes look at where it’s made. You have UNTIL MONDAY, DEC. 1 at NOON to vote for your favorite brewery tour. Our expert, craft beer journalist Tara Nurin, hand-picked 20 of the nation’s top beer producers where visitors can see production in action and sample draught beers from their source. Vote once per day until the contest ends. I’ve been on the Sierra Nevada (regular and beer geek), Stone, People’s, and North Coast tours. North Coast…
  • Music Video Monday: Mat Kearney’s Heartbeat

    10 Nov 2014 | 8:37 am
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  • New Yorker rips Redskins with new cover

    Thomas Threlkeld
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:09 am
    The New Yorker magazine’s cover for the December 1 issue, hitting the news stands as millions of Americans prepare for Thanksgiving, takes a pretty sharp jab at the Washington Redskins. The cover shows happy pilgrims, dressed in Redskins jerseys, welcoming grim-looking Amerindians to a Thanksgiving celebration. The Amerindians are dressed in traditional garb, while the pilgrims are smoking, drinking, cheering and watching football on television. Bruce McCall, the artist responsible for the cover, explained it this way: “This is 2014, and it seems a little late to be dealing with that…
  • Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down, Week 12

    Mark Buterbaugh
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:39 am
    Another week, another loss.  It’s the going reality of the Washington Redskins and it’s fan base.  The Redskins fell to the 49ers on the road, 17-13. THUMBS UP RB Alfred Morris:  Again, week in and week out, it gets difficult to award Thumbs Up when the team loses, but then again, losing is so frequent with this football  team that if we didn’t find the positives we could chop half the title off this article.  Morris plays hard week in and week out.   It is almost sad to see his work ethic and performances wasted on a team like this.   Morris was the Redskins offense…
  • The 5th Quarter: 49ers 17 Redskins 13

    Thomas Threlkeld
    23 Nov 2014 | 6:00 pm
    THE SCORE 49rs 17 Redskins 13 THE GAME TURNED WHEN The Skins defense had the Niners on 4th and one from their own 34 yard line after Jay Gruden won his first challenge of the season contesting a bad spot on the ball on third down. The Skins badly needed to make a stop — they almost certainly win the game if they do — and they could not stop Frank Gore from running up the middle from for three yards and continuing the drive. And that was it. The Skins defense acted as if it had been hit by a dump truck the rest of the drive. Kaepernick hit Anquan Boldin for 29 yards and then…
  • Wizards Beat Bucks, Lose Nene To Foot Injury

    Tom Blaz
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:12 pm
    Paul Pierce scored a game high 25 points and pulled down ten boards, leading the Wizards to a come from behind 111-110 win over the Bucks in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Trailing 52-47 at the half, the Wizards (9-3) took control in the third quarter, outscoring Milwaukee 27-18. Guards John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 36 points and 15 assists. Bradley Beal joins @NBATV GameTime after collecting 17pts & 6ast in the @WashWizards' win: — (@NBAcom) November 23, 2014 Brandon Knight had a game high 27 points for the Bucks…
  • Wiz Beat Lebron And Cavs 91-78

    Tom Blaz
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:58 pm
    Wizards point guard John Wall with 28 points, seven assists, six rebounds and four steals as Washington beat Cleveland 91-78 on Friday night at the Verizon Center. Leading 55-42 at the half, Wall singlehandedly kept the Cavs from getting back in it, scoring 17 points in the third quarter. Cleveland (5-6), now losers of three straight, committed 19 turnovers and shot only 36% from the floor. Kevin Love was held to a season low eight points and Kyrie Irving was 0-for-6 from the three point line. John Wall (28-6-7-4) & the @WashWizards took charge from the start on the way to a BIG 91-78 W…
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    The Barry Sports Report

  • Wake ‘em up, Coach

    22 Nov 2014 | 1:47 pm
    Some members of the media will have you believe that the Giants players have stopped playing for their coach. While most of them are just stirring the pot, some of them are clueless. The Giants defense showed heart and played well enough to win under their embattled DC Perry Fewell. It was the offense, in particular Eli Manning, who gave the game to the 49ers. With Pugh out, Manning was under pressure all game and until the 4th quarter, the running game was no help. We have seen Eli have bad games but this was almost laughable. While I long for the days where the Giants would run it four…
  • Giants vs. 49ers Pregame Thoughts

    16 Nov 2014 | 7:58 am
    This week we’ll see if these Giants have any pride. Can you imagine how pumped Kaepernick is to run the read option against the Giants, who have had no answers to stop or even slow it down? The Giants must show discipline on defense this week or it will be another disaster. Can Perry Fewell put his defense in position to compete this week or will this team give another sub-par effort? On the other side of the ball, the running game should get a boost depending on how many snaps Jennings will play, but let’s hope Eli stays patient and doesn’t force the ball into double…
  • Giants vs. Seahawks Post Game Thoughts

    11 Nov 2014 | 5:35 pm
    The once proud Giants defense looked like a sub-par high school team on Sunday against an average Seahawk offense. The rest of the league knows you have to limit “Beastmode” and take away Wilson as far as the read option. For a while it looked promising and then, during a record setting performance by the Seahawks, it all collapsed drastically. I can’t believe at the highest level of football, the best coaches and players in the world, that the Giants had no adjustment to stop the “zone read.” When JPP was asked after the game, “Were there any adjustments…
  • The Curse of the Biebs

    9 Nov 2014 | 1:05 pm
    On Saturday night, the players of the Pittsburgh Steelers were surprised at bible study by pop sensation Justin Bieber. And Pittsburgh’s defensive end, Cam Heyward, seemed just as confused as everybody else, tweeting this Saturday night:   Looks like the Biebs took a page out of rapper Drake’s book. We can only hope he doesn’t start ‘blessing’ other teams with his presence as the Steelers fall to the Jets 13-20. Let the angry/conspiracy/hilarious tweets commence…  
  • New York Giants Steve Weatherford launches Steve Weatherford World Champion Foundation

    15 Sep 2014 | 5:42 pm
    New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford announced on Saturday the launch of his new philanthropic organization, The Steve Weatherford World Champion Foundation at Momentum Cycling and Fitness Studio in Momentum, NJ. He pulled up to Momentum with a group of very excited fans awaiting his arrival. He got out of the car and immediately went up and gave high fives all around. Then he asked the kids if they always did their homework, to which they all unanimously screamed “Yes!” He asks, ok so who can tell me what 11×4 is? A little boy yells 44! Weatherford high fives him and…
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  • Papering over the cracks

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:55 am
    Spurs fans have got to be the most fickle fans around, going from utter breakdown one week after losing to the Stoke’s and Newcastle’s of this world, to complete euphoria from narrow victories against Hull and Aston Villa.Kyle Naughton see's red in 2-1 defeat to Stoke City.Now yes, three points are three points. But when you support a team who’re supposed to challenge in and around the top of the table, there are certain expectation, which should be met. First of all to beat a poor side such as Aston Villa, of who had only scored four goals until they played us, should have been quite…
  • Tottenham Hotspur: What a Joke

    28 Oct 2014 | 8:43 am
    Just over a year ago, I wrote a blog post about the sacking of Andre Villas Boas, where I questioned whether the bullet should have stopped at Andre, or whether the problem lay further. Questions began developing over the club concerning many higher figures, the players and other aspects. Over our owner, Joe Lewis’ long term interest in the clubs success, as to us on the outside, it seems as though he’s more interested in keeping his grip on his money in his waning years, rather than push the boat out and invest.Furthermore, over Daniel Levy’s mentality to turn our club from an over…
  • Tottenham Transfer Rumours Round 3

    31 Jul 2014 | 1:36 am
    Despite completing the double signing of Michel Vorm and Ben Davies from Swansea only last week, media reports have swiftly moved on and began linking us to a number of different players. However, finally left backs across the globe are seemingly safe from our ‘grasps’. Morgan Schneiderlin:   Club: Southampton   Position: Defensive Midfielder   Estimated Price: £15 MillionWe’ve all got to feel a little for Southampton. Losing the complete core of their first team squad, including their captain, strong centre half, last season’s leading scorer and two…
  • Pochettino’s Tottenham- Underwhelming Efficiency

    22 Jul 2014 | 2:24 am
    It’d be quite the understatement to suggest that Tottenham’s transfer movements have as far this summer been quiet underwhelming, with the only major dealings being players leaving the lane, as opposed to players coming in, however, this may well prove to be the most efficient summer in recent years.Argentinian Mauricio Pochettino begins to shape his Spurs side.It’s well known that we’ve needed a minor clear-out, with many players failing to live up to the hype that their names hold, looking specifically at players such as Gylfi Sigurdsson and Benoit Assou-Ekotto, as well as a certain…
  • The Tamed Beast

    6 Jun 2014 | 1:05 am
    After a less than impressive campaign, there aren’t too many players who fans would have a problem with leaving the club. Aside from the likes of Christian Eriksen and Hugo Lloris, whose performances have merited their popularity and support from the fans, there's one player, who seems to have all of our support, regardless of his performances on the pitch. Sandro.The self-proclaimed, ‘Beast’, joined Tottenham in March 2010 for around £8 Million from Internacional. He experienced a stop start couple of years at the plan, having to play second fiddle in the defensive midfield role…
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  • HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Kids Sports + Charitable Causes = Winning Tradition + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:29 am
    HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Kids Sports + Charitable Causes = Winning Tradition –   Donating to Youth By Year’s End:  The Potency of Private Giving By Doug Abrams   On November 3, the Meriden (Conn.) Record-Journal ran a brief story about the 20th Hysterical Comedy show, which took place in Wallingford a few nights later.  The twice-a-year event typically draws audiences of more than 400 people… Continue Reading On » The Best Books of 2014 – As you may know, I am an avid reader, especially when it comes to…
  • 3 Keys of Family Leadership + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:28 am
    Making It Right in Youth Sports: John Vcelka Wants EVERYONE to Play Sports Safely – Tired of reading about all that is wrong in youth sports? So are we! TeamSnap and I have teamed up for the Make It Right Campaign this fall to share stories with you of people who are doing what they can to Make It Right in youth sports. There are lots of folks out there who…Read More        Related StoriesTeamwork Done Right: 4 Signs That Your Sports Team Has Got it DownIs Your Child Doing Success the Right Way?Mental Toughness Podcast: Help…
  • What Do Girls Want To Get Out Of Sports? + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    The Greatest Fictional Coach Bracket: Elite 8 – The Bracket: Week 1 Results (SEE FULL BRACKET)  The first week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. There weren’t too many surprises. There were only two matchups in which the lower seed didn’t win. See Round 1 Voting continues below. Gordon Bombay (1) vs… Continue Reading On » Teamwork Done Right: 4 Signs That Your Sports Team Has Got it Down – Teamwork is encouraged by youth sports teams everywhere. But of those thousands and…
  • CoachUp Awards 2014 Scholarships to Student-Atheltes + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:57 am
    My Child is Depressed, Now What? –   I’ll never forget the look on Keith’s (name changed) dad’s face at the hospital. It was an unbelievable combination of fear, sadness, relief, stunned confusion, severity, and gratitude. His son had unsuccessfully attempted to take his own life. “I knew things weren’t easy for him, but I just never wanted to believe my son would ever do anything like this… Continue Reading On » CoachUp Awards 2014 Scholarships to Student-Atheltes – We are pleased to announce…
  • Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    19 Nov 2014 | 7:27 am
    Plagiarism by any other name? CJR on how the definition can be slippery – A long piece on argues that Journalism has a plagiarism problem. But it’s not the one you’d expect. The piece is tied to coverage of the Fareed Zakaria case. The problem, writes David Uberti, is “that journalists have continuously grappled not only with the definition of plagiarism, but also how to respond to it… Continue Reading On » Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) – I was scanning my Inbox…
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  • Top Sporting Gear For New Season

    24 Nov 2014 | 9:26 am
    When we discuss extraordinary enthusiasm toward chasing, gathering of value extras regularly turns into the point of talks. The nature of chasing extras helps everywhere in the delight and the achievement; we get in this dauntless and energizing movement. Scopes choice rests at the top when we list the needs on the grounds that it brings the target near you and the achievement generally relies on its exactness. Schmidt and Bender Rifles Scope is known as the fanciful in quality and exactness.   A long history of success Schmidt binge degrees help in winning the most paramount diversion…
  • Schmidt and bender 1.1-4×20 Review

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:37 am
    The Schmidt and bender 1.1-4×20 pm short dot model is a blend of a red spot sight and an extension. It has been created for the utilization at short and medium separations. With a low amplification the Schmidt and bender short dot may be utilized like a red dab sight. The red target dab is reflected in the focal point of the reticle. Turned off the lit up dab vanishes totally leaving the client with a typical reticle. The enlightening unit offers 5 enlightenment stages for the utilization in wide light. The red speck stays unmistakable, even on snow or sand or in brilliant daylight. The…
  • Making A 100 Yard Shot With Nightforce SHV 4-14×56

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:19 am
    The new Nightforce SHV scopes is straightforwardly targeted for the shooting, hunting, and varminting business zones as demonstrated by the name. This optic is stacked with premium gimmicks, accompanies the celebrated Nightforce strength and guarantee for the non-enlightened model. Nightforce is clearly looking to get their items under the control of shooters that needn’t bother with the sticker connected with their more lavish lines of optics yet who want the greater part of the profits connected with the Nightforce name.   SHV General Idea This riflescope is based on an one-piece…
  • Hunting Trick For Lifetime

    20 Nov 2014 | 9:45 am
    Rifle extensions are games, optics that is generally utilized for open air exercises. In terms of chasing or shooting, these gadgets are irreplaceable. In any case rifle degrees are of different sorts. Henceforth, while obtaining them it is paramount that you pick the right one. It is simpler to recall the brand names, in the same way as Nightforce NXS scope. Be that as it may the troublesome part is the place you need to discover a degree that is actually suited for you. Knowing the brand names is insufficient. Firstly, you have to recognize your necessities, find about the peculiarities of…
  • A Buyer’s Guide – Leica Ultravid HD 10×42 Binoculars Review

    19 Nov 2014 | 9:40 am
    The most potent pair of field glasses in Leica’s Ultravid 42mm Ultravid category is the Leica Ultravid HD 10×42 Binoculars with which you will get the ultimate comfort and quality With restyled eye cups, a very relaxed placing of the eye can be experienced, which guides to enhanced image control when using. Ocular Lenses – Fluoride Lenses plus AquaDura Coating Produced with new fluoride glass lenses, the Leica HD sequence conveys enhanced color constancy and picture contrast. Calcium fluoride makes the optical FL lenses. They are a mineral with a crystalline structure. This…
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  • Horse Racing Tips: Harry Has The Staying Power In Betfair Chase

    Major Wager
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:51 am
    There’s a fantastic double-header of jumps racing this weekend, with the Haydock card featuring a plethora of top-class horses that include Cue Card, Silviniaco Conti, Dynaste and The New One, whilst impressive Cheltenham Faugheen is the headline act at Ascot. The Coral Hurdle, Ascot, 2.40 Impressive Cheltenham Festival winner Faugheen is disputing favouritism for the 2015 Champion Hurdle, and it will be a big disappointment if he doesn’t continue his unbeaten run. However, at around 1/3, you’re hardly going to get rich backing him and trying to pick the forecast looks a better value…
  • Horse Racing Tips: Case For Present View Looks Clear

    Major Wager
    12 Nov 2014 | 12:04 pm
    The National Hunt season really hots up this week with the emergence of some of its biggest names, and there’s some great action from both England and Ireland. So here are our horse racing tips for the best of the action: Clonmel Oil Chase, Clonmel, Thursday 2.25pm Trainer Willie Mullins won the contest for the first time last year with Arvika Ligeonniere, and this year he makes a bid with Champagne Fever, winner of the 2012 Champion Bumper and 2012 Supreme Novice Hurdle. His main opposition looks to be 2012 winner, and former Champion Chase winner, Sizing Europe who won on his seasonal…
  • 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,…
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  • Atletico Madrid vs Olympiakos (Champions League, 26.11.2014)

    bookie punisher
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:35 am
    Atletico Madrid host Olympiakos for what will be a hard fought match with a lot of goals, considering the group A leaders need to make amends after that shock defeat from the first leg. With two games to spare, Atletico are on the first place in the group with nine points, and Olympiakos hopes to qualify if they win in Madrid and Juventus does not win against Malmo. The La Liga champions are currently on the third place in the table, two points short of Barcelona and four from Real Madrid. Atletico had an unbeaten run of five matches before they fell at the hands of Real Sociedad with 2-1.
  • Schalke 04 vs Chelsea London (Champions League, 25.11.2014)

    bookie punisher
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:23 am
    Schalke 04 will try to secure their play-off qualification in the match against the group leaders, as Chelsea look forward to continue their unbeaten run and a third win is on the cards for the Blues. The press has pitted this match as a revenge for Roberto Di Matteo, Schalke’s newest coach that won the Champions League in Munich in 2012 with Chelsea only to be fired several months later. The first match ended in a 1-1 draw, and since then Schalke has been in a slump in Bundesliga, but since Di Matteo took over, they started to recover and it got to the point where they won against the…
  • Arsenal vs Manchester United (Premier League Recap, 22.11.2014)

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    24 Nov 2014 | 4:21 am
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  • Arsenal vs Manchester United (Premier League, 22.11.2014)

    bookie punisher
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:42 am
    Arsenal will try to overcome the so called curse of beating Manchester United at the Emirates, a thing which they have not done since 2011, and all the other meetings have been either a draw or a narrow Manchester United win, save for that infamous 8-2 loss Arsenal suffered while playing at Old Trafford in August 2011. Both teams have their fair share of injuries, Arsenal will be without Ozil, Debuchy, Walcott, Ospina and Koscielny, while United have provoked the hysteria of announcing that Falcao will miss the match due to his ever nagging injury which prevented him for playing for United…
  • Portugal vs Argentina (International Friendly Recap, 18.11.2014)

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    19 Nov 2014 | 4:15 am
    Result: -7 units, bet lost
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    The Sports Journal

  • Hull City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Livermore ’8, Kane ’61, Eriksen ’90)

    Benjamin Wills
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:51 am
    A controversial red card shown to Gaston Ramirez cost Hull dearly as Tottenham came from behind to rise to 10th. Ramirez received for his marching orders for kicking out at Spurs defender Jan Vertonghen in an off the ball incident but there did not seem to be much malice in the coming together at all. Ex-Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore rifled the Tigers in front after just eight minutes but Harry Kane equalized soon after the hour. Christian Eriksen settled the occasion with an angled shot past Allan McGregor in the 90th minute to leave Hull fans cursing referee Craig Pawson.

    Benjamin Wills
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:17 am
    Liverpool’s Selhurst Park curse continued as Crystal Palace cruised to a 3-1 win to climb out of the bottom three while the Reds are now winless in four. Late strikes from Joe Ledley and an astonishing Mile Jedinak free-kick sealed the three points for Palace despite Liverpool taking the lead after just two minutes. Rickie Lambert scored his first goal in Liverpool colours to give his boyhood club a dream start before Palace pegged them back. It was a goal made in Southampton with Lambert latching onto Adam Lallana’s through ball before tucking the ball past Julian Speroni. Dwight Gayle…
  • Is the New England Patriots Running Game a Mirage?

    Hal Bent
    20 Nov 2014 | 3:15 pm
    Jonas Gray #35 of the New England Patriots scores a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Mandatory Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images) The New England Patriots are coming off an impressive string of victories after a slow start to the season. A two win, two loss September turned into a four win October with impressive wins over AFC North leading Cincinnati Bengals and the AFC West leading Denver Broncos sandwiched around divisional victories over the New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills. After a bye week,…
  • A Humiliating Loss To The St. Louis Rams Has The Denver Broncos Seeking Answers

    Darren C. Lee
    17 Nov 2014 | 5:22 pm
    Peyton Manning stands on the sideline looking disparaged and frustrated during Denver’s dismal performance against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis Missouri, November 16th, 2014. (Mandatory Credit: Charlie Riedel, Associated Press) If somebody were to ask any NFL expert who the number one Super Bowl contender was just a couple weeks ago, the answer would have been pretty much unanimous. No question, the Denver Broncos. After all, they boast one of the best offensive units in the league and their defense has – for the most part – been pretty darn consistent. Before week 9, they were…
  • Despite Slow Start, New York Knicks on Their Way to Upward Mobility

    Brian Sausa
    17 Nov 2014 | 7:23 am
    Amar’e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks boxes out against the Denver Nuggets during the game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Stop me if this has happened before: The New York Knicks are off to a dreadful start to the season, imbedded in a lengthy losing steak early on. They can’t seem to get out of their own way or into anyone else’s, lacking cohesiveness and execution on both sides of the ball. Sound familiar? The early season has produced striking resemblances to last year’s Knicks, who began 3-13 with an eight-game…
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  • FiveThirtyEight’s College Football Playoff Forecast

    Nate Silver
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:23 am
    Which teams are most likely to make college football’s first-ever four-team playoff? And which have the best chance of coming away with the national title?The quick answer is the obvious one: The Alabama Crimson Tide lead the way on both counts. They’re No. 1 in the playoff selection committee’s current rankings and No. 1 according to most computer systems, including ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI). Alabama is no stranger to postseason success, having won the national title in 2009, 2011 and 2012.But it won’t be easy for Alabama, or anyone else. To win the national title, the…
  • Skeptical Football: Patriots vs. Cardinals And An Interactive History Of The NFL

    Benjamin Morris
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:46 am
    The first 10 games of the NFL season are its exposition period — we get to know the characters and themes that we expect to see develop as the race to the playoffs unfolds.2 This year, like nearly every other in the past decade, the New England Patriots’ refusal to regress to the mean is a central storyline.Remember back when the Patriots were 0-1 and faced a must-win in Week 2? Well, they won. Then in Week 4 they dropped to 2-2, and the end of an era was supposedly nigh. Except no. Pats will be Pats, and now they’ve won their last six games en route to the best record in the AFC.
  • Can Alabama Afford To Lose?

    Nate Silver
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:23 am
    Last Saturday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs — ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll, the Coaches Poll and the College Football Playoff committee’s rankings — lost to the Alabama Crimson Tide 25-20. The loss ruined the Bulldogs’ quest for their first undefeated season since 1940, when they went 10-0-1.But under college football’s new playoff system, which will select four teams to contend for the national championship, a late-season loss by a No. 1 team isn’t as devastating as in years past. Mississippi State, for instance, fell only to No. 4 in the committee’s rankings after it…
  • NFL Week 12 Playoff Implications: Show The Cardinals Some Respect

    Mike Beuoy
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:05 am
     UPDATE (Nov. 21, 12:24 p.m.): The interactive tables above have been updated to include the result of Thursday night’s Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs match-up, and that game has been removed (the text of the article has not been updated).After an upset-filled Week 11, the NFL playoff picture has shifted, but the outlook is as murky as ever. The Atlanta Falcons, at 4-6, were among the week’s winners, and have somehow found themselves atop the NFC South after a victory over the Carolina Panthers and a rare home loss by the New Orleans Saints. The Houston Texans —…
  • The Long Migration Of English Football

    Oliver Roeder
    14 Nov 2014 | 4:58 am
    Teams from the South of England are currently dominating the Premier League.London-based Chelsea is in first place, and is a prohibitive favorite to win the title. Southampton — the southernmost team in the league — currently sits second. Both teams won their games last weekend, beating teams from the North and Midlands. West Ham, also based in London, is in fourth.While the North (working class, the Beatles) dominated the league for decades, the South (London, the Rolling Stones) has slowly been gaining ground. This process has been driven by culture, politics and the…
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  • Super Tuesday!

    Bobby Sugar
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:58 am
    NBA PicksSAC @ NO (-3)Everybody loves Sac Town right now, and for good reason. DeMarcus Cousins is very, VERY good. He's franchise player good. Unfortunately, Anthony Davis is All-Time Great good. The Brow has put together an incredible season thus far, including a 28 point, 9 rebound, 3 blocks, 2 steals performance. You know what other number he put up? 0. As in 0 assists. The Brow might be a black hole, or he's just so good that he doesn't need to pass. Either way, he's really, really good and with Eric Gordon out for the forseeable future (again), Davis should have a few extra…
  • Catz's Turkey Cream Pie Surprise Pickz!

    Bobby Sugar
    24 Nov 2014 | 10:17 am
    Another set of two dogs and a favorite!PHX (+5) at TORThe Suns are looking to continue their recent streak of road success as they take on arguably the NBA's hottest team. Toronto is coming off a hard fought victory against Cleveland last night, and I highly doubt they have enough left in the tank to cover this spread. This is going to be a three point shooting barrage for the Suns, as they knock down a team record 18 triples in a blowout win on the road!!ORL (+9) vs. CLEHave to keep going back to this well as long as it keeps giving me water!! Orlando…
  • NBA Locks

    Bobby Sugar
    23 Nov 2014 | 10:12 am
    Nothing too attractive on the NFL front, so I decided to head over to the ole NBA well and churn out my normal 2-1 night. Lately my picks have been solid enough, but I am really looking to turn in more consistent 3-0 type nights and I realized I needed to throw one favorite in with my two dogs in order to balance out the energy of the universe or something that somebody who lives in Seattle would say.BOS (+5.5) vs. PORPortland is coming off a very tough night against the Bulls in Rip City last night. Today they spent all night flying, and are on the road for the second night of a back to…
  • NFL Week 12 Picks

    Bobby Sugar
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:43 am
    CIN (+3) @ HOUI don't like this pick at all, mainly based on the fact that I'm taking perennial under-performer Andy Dalton over the best defensive player in the league, JJ Watt. What do you think dalton was thinking about last night? You know he didn't get any sleep. He just sat there thinking about Watt plowing through his line like a mallard duck, over and over and over again. Somehow, the Texans Fitzpackian offense will suck so much that the Bengals will field goal there way to victory, leaving an angry Watt sulking on the sideline.GB (-9) at MINLet's throw this out there: The…
  • Catz's Rescue Shelter NBA picks

    Bobby Sugar
    22 Nov 2014 | 1:17 pm
    With the other two "pros" indisposed at the moment, Catz is here to rescue the day with a couple of life saving NBA picks. Lately I have been using the strategy of taking points as often as possible, and the results speak for themselves!!PHI (+11.5) vs. NYKAt first glance I was really hesitant to make this one of my locks, but who else would you feel comfortable with the Sixers getting points against?? If this were any other team I would have serious doubts about their ability to cover, but luckily, its the Knicks!! The Knicks do get Jose Calderon back tonight for his season debut,…
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  • NHL Games to Watch: Week of 11/25/14 – 11/30/14

    Matt Webber
    24 Nov 2014 | 4:28 pm
    Monday November 24, 2014- Pittsburgh Penguins (13-4-2) at Boston Bruins (13-9-0)   Starting the week off right with a strong matchup between these two Eastern Conference foes. The Bruins have been hit hard lately with injuries, they now have Zdeno Chara, Adam McQuaid, and David Warsofsky on IR, but Monday they have David Krejci, Brad […] The post NHL Games to Watch: Week of 11/25/14 – 11/30/14 appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season-Recap

    Ian Leavens
    24 Nov 2014 | 11:15 am
    What worked and what needs tweaking for the 2015 season This year NASCAR went with a completely new format for the Chase for the Sprint Cup with the elimination format. Winning meant more than ever and things were exciting on and off the track. But there still is some work to do before this becomes […] The post 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season-Recap appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Fantasy Football: Play ‘Em or Bench ‘Em- Week 12

    Ian Leavens
    22 Nov 2014 | 4:22 pm
    Play ‘Em Jay Cutler: Cutler threw for more than 300 yards last week for the first time since week 6. He put up 330 yards with 3 TD’s and 2 interceptions. This week the Bears are playing the Buccaneers, who are giving up more touchdown passes this year than all but 2 teams. Look for […] The post Fantasy Football: Play ‘Em or Bench ‘Em- Week 12 appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • See Where J.J. Watt’s Four Touchdowns Rank Him in the NFL

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:02 am
    JJ Watt isn’t just having a defensive MVP type season, he is have an NFL MVP type season. He is dominating opposing offenses, and he has proved to be un coverable as a receiving threat on the goal line. Here are his amazing stats just 10 games into the season: J.J. Watt is doing it all this […] The post See Where J.J. Watt’s Four Touchdowns Rank Him in the NFL appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • MUST SEE: San Diego Commercial Hates on Raider Fans

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    18 Nov 2014 | 6:20 pm
    The Oakland Raiders could arguably be the most hated team in the NFL. And they are especially hated in their rival teams city San Diego. Though teams, and fans alike no longer need to hate the Raiders for their physical, and what some used to think 20 years ago violent, and against the rules style […] The post MUST SEE: San Diego Commercial Hates on Raider Fans appeared first on Champs Nation.
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  • Colt McCoy to start for Redskins over RG3

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:11 pm
    <!– –> November 25, 2014 Colt McCoy will start at quarterback Sunday for the Washington Redskins against the Indianapolis Colts, according to The post Colt McCoy to start for Redskins over RG3 appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Denver’s Ty Lawson Sends Kirk Hinrich to the Floor with Dribble Move

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:09 pm
    Share Tweet Embed The Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson is one of the toughest defensive assignments in the NBA, and Chicago Bulls guard The post Denver’s Ty Lawson Sends Kirk Hinrich to the Floor with Dribble Move appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Calvin Johnson Closing in on 10,000 Career Receiving Yards

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:54 pm
    Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will face the Chicago Bears on Thursday with a chance to become The post Calvin Johnson Closing in on 10,000 Career Receiving Yards appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Odell Beckham Jr. Has Skill Set to Build Around for Giants

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:50 pm
    Wesley Hitt/Getty Images Odell Beckham Jr.‘s touchdown catch on Sunday night versus the Cowboys was absolutely ridiculous. What else can you say The post Odell Beckham Jr. Has Skill Set to Build Around for Giants appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Steph Curry Toys with Any Defenders Standing in His Way, Hits 8 Threes vs. Heat

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:48 pm
    Share Tweet Embed The Golden State Warriors defeated the host Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday thanks in large part to Stephen Curry The post Steph Curry Toys with Any Defenders Standing in His Way, Hits 8 Threes vs. Heat appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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  • 2015 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

    Alex Lowe
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:30 am
    The ballot for the 2015 MLB Hall of Fame voting has been announced, and it’s highlighted by superstars, and near sure bets, in Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson. Also included in the new additions are John Smoltz, Carlos Delgado, Gary Sheffield, Nomar Garciaparra, Troy Percival, Rich Aurilia, Aaron Boone, Tony Clark, Jermaine Dye, Darin Erstad, Cliff Floyd, Brian Giles, Tom Gordon, Eddie Guardado, and Jason Schmidt. This is the first year that the 10-year rule has been in effect, so Don Mattingly (15th and final year), Alan Trammell (14th year) and Lee Smith have been…
  • The Day Of The Third Basemen: Seager and Sandoval Ink New Deals

    Alex Lowe
    24 Nov 2014 | 11:09 am
    With MLB free agency in full swing, one by one the big names are starting to drop off the board. Today, one of the biggest stars in the game is headed to one of the most storied franchises and one of the rising stars in the league has solidified his place in Seattle for the foreseeable future. First, Kyle Seager. He’s been a durable, solid option for the Mariners, and was rewarded for that with a 7-year, $100 million extension. Any other year, a 7-year deal would seem like a lifetime, but the 2104 free agency period will of course be shrouded by 13-year deals. Seager hit .268 last…
  • St. Louis Cardinals Acquire Jason Heyward; Shelby Miller to Atlanta

    Jack Conness
    17 Nov 2014 | 5:44 pm
    Oh boy, here we go. As a baseball fan, we can mark Monday, November 17th, 2014 as the start to the Major League Baseball offseason. Yeah, I realize the “offseason” starts after the World Series, but this is what there is to look forward to. The trades. The free agent signings. The rumor mill. Does it get any better? Monday started with a splash. We started with Russell Martin signing a five-year, $82 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays. Talk about shocker. I thought Martin was destined for the North Side, but the Jays swooped in for the kill with the first overpay of the…
  • Giancarlo Stanton and the Richest Contract in MLB History

    Colby Rogers
    14 Nov 2014 | 5:09 pm
    Set the scene. There you are, sitting in a garish ballpark draped in bright greens and deep blues. In the outfield is a monstrosity of a monument to the excess of baseball stadiums. Then you see this… Your browser does not support iframes. Every time this hulk of a power hitter sends a baseball into the stratosphere that insane marlin leaps out of the monument in left center field. All you can do is shake your head in appreciation, disgust, and amazement. Except when you are watching a player like Giancarlo Stanton, you can’t help but await the marlin’s leap. You crave it.
  • Derrick Rose Has Nothing To Apologize For

    Alex Lowe
    13 Nov 2014 | 11:52 am
    It annoys me that I’m even writing about the idiotic “controversy” that has surrounded Derrick Rose for the past few days, but considering people won’t stop talking about it, there doesn’t seem to be any other option. First, the context. The following is what Rose said about missing games this season. I know a lot of people get mad when they see me sit out. But I think a lot of people don’t understand that when I sit out it’s not because of this year. I’m thinking about long-term. I’m thinking about after I’m done with basketball,…
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  • Detroit Lions Replace Ford Field Logos To Welcome The Buffalo Bills

    Kevin Siskar
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:42 am
    While Buffalo fans have been scrambling to remove snow, the Detroit Lions have spent the last few days scrambling to prepare Ford Field. The Lions have removed their logos from their field in order to make the the Buffalo Bills feel at home. The @Lions have been superb hosts to Buffalo this week. Ther logo scrubbed to make way for #Bills logo #BillsMafia— john_kucko (@john_kucko) November 23, 2014 The early stages of stenciling #Bills logo at midfield here at Ford Field. #BillsMafia @NFLonCBS— john_kucko…
  • The Buffalo Bills Vs New York Jets: In Detroit

    Michael Okun
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:39 am
    The Buffalo Bills will play the New York Jets on Monday November 24th at Ford Field in Detroit. This 7pm matchup is the result from Buffalo getting pounded with one of the worst snow falls in history and Detroit kindly reaching out to help with allowing the use of their stadium for the game. “We are honored to be hosting the Bills and the Jets on Monday night,” team President Tom Lewand said. With the NFL approving this its all in place. Free tickets are available for the game and both the Bills and Detroit Lions season ticket holders were being emailed theirs while the general public has…
  • The NFL Gets It Right, Finally

    Greg Pokriki
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:58 pm
    In a season full of missteps and selfishness the National Football League finally made a good decision. The New York Jets v.s. Buffalo Bills game will be rescheduled to Monday Nov. 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Detroit, Michigan. This will be the Bills’ second game at Ford Field this year, as they defeated the Lions 17-14. Optimistically, with this being the second Bills game at Ford Field, Buffalo still has home field advantage, as the Jets have not traveled to Detroit this year. Losing a true home game is unfortunate, especially for such a lively fan base. In a competitive sense it is certainly a…
  • Buffalo Bills Will Not Play In Buffalo On Sunday

    Kevin Siskar
    20 Nov 2014 | 1:49 pm
    NFL PR Greg Aiello has confirmed that the NFL will move Sundays Buffalo Bills vs NEw York Jest game. The games new location has not yet been announced. Due to public safety concerns for the ongoing weather emergency in Western New York, Sunday’s Jets-Bills game will not be played in Buffalo.— Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) November 20, 2014 We are in the process of rescheduling and relocating the game as part of Week 12 & will provide additional information as soon as possible.— Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) November 20, 2014 PHOTOS (updated): Ralph Wilson Stadium and One…
  • Buffalo Sabres Vs New York Rangers Game Postponed Due To Snow

    Kevin Siskar
    20 Nov 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Due to the level of snow that has fallen on Buffalo the past few days the NHL has announced that Friday nights game will be postponed. No make up date has been announced. It is expected to snow another 1-3 feet in Buffalo by Friday. Time-Lapse of Buffalo Lake Effect Snow
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    T20 IPL INDIA 2015

  • IPL 2015 Vinay Kumar, Unmukt Chand to play for Mumbai Indians

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    4 Nov 2014 | 4:05 am
    IPL 2015 Mumbai indian news, Vinay Kumar will now be playing for Mumbai Indians (MI) in the  Pepsi IPL8 , along with Unmukt Chand. Vinay Kumar was a part of the Kolkata Knigtriders  (KKR)squad and Unmukt Chand was a part of Rajasthan Royals (RR). This may benefit both Vinay Kumar and Unmukt Chand.  IPL 2015 Vinay Kumar, Unmukt Chand to play for Mumbai Indians, Mike Hussey and Praveen Kumar released Unmukt Chand was once considered future of Indian batting after the way he performed in the 2012 edition of the Under 19 World Cup, but just could not carry on the good work . Also, he didnot…
  • India vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming Prediction preview (1st ODI)

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    1 Nov 2014 | 4:43 am
    Watch India Vs Sri lanka  Live Streaming, Prediction and preview of the 1st ODI Sri lanka tour of india. India vs Sri Lanka ODI series will start on 2nd November with the first match to be played at Barabati Stadium at Cuttack. Live Streaming of India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODi will enable you to watch the match online. Also, the prediction of this match will enable you to guess what is likely to happen in the match.   Watch India Vs Sri lanka  Live Streaming, Prediction and preview of the 1st ODI India and Sri Lanka are playing the 1st ODI because the West Indies team departed early because…
  • Can Yuvi and Viru make it to the ICC World Cup 2015 ?

    Atish home Chowdhury
    31 Oct 2014 | 5:34 am
    The ICC world cup 2015 is round the corner. Cricket enthusiasts are impatiently waiting to witness this mega event to be held next year. The Indian cricket team has also started its preparation. Captain cool MS Dhoni doesn’t want any laid-back approach in this regard. Yes from now onwards, every match that India play will be taken seriously.   Can Yuvi and Viru make it to the ICC World Cup 2015 ?   Team India wants to retain the world title that they won in 2011. It was a fantastic gift to the legend Sachin Tendulkar. Master Blaster had achieved everything in cricket except a…
  • IPL 2015 Scheduled To Start On Aril 9 2015 (Season 8)

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:54 am
    The schedule of IPL 2015 is likely begun on Thursday, April 9, 2015. However the full schedule of IPL 8 is yet to be released.  IPL 8 will begin in April 9 next year and will carry on till around 20th May 2015.  This will mean that the players will get around 11 days time between the World Cup final and the beginning of the IPL 8. IPL 8 will also see 8 teams participating to win the trophy. IPL 2015 Scheduled to start on april 9 2015 (Season 8) IPL Chariman, Ranjib Biswal made it clear that the current dispute between the BCCI and WICB won’t affect the participation of players in this…
  • 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…
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    Royals Blue

  • Baseball Ramblings: Stanton’s Mega Deal, Country Breakfast heads West and what it all means for the Royals

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:06 am
      The “Hot Stove” is really cooking right now. Yeah…that was lame. I apologize.   Hours after Giancarlo Stanton signed his brand new $325 MILLION contract, the MLB superstar HIT THE CLUB and partied with a $20,000 bottle of champagne. When in Rome. This past weekend kicked off with the Marlins dropping a bomb in signing slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a record $325 Million contract over the next 13 seasons. That’s a lot of money, man. Good for you, the man formerly known as Mike Stanton. But, as for the rest of baseball…O U C H. That’s good for…
  • Moving Forward

    20 Nov 2014 | 6:52 am
        As the temperature around the country continue to drop, the "Stove" that is the MLB offseason is heating up.  As there is no real baseball issues to report on, I figure I will do what drives Luke absolutely insane and do some free agency speculating.  No really, if you ever want to fire that guy up, just ask him to do some speculating.  It is entertaining to say the least. So first, let's approach this form a needs perspective.  What do the Royals genuinely need on this team.  I think the answer is in 3 positions: DH, right field,…
  • Bye Bye Billy

    19 Nov 2014 | 11:57 am
    As I am sure you have heard by now Billy Butler is no longer a Royal.  He was signed last night by the Oakland Athletics to a 3 year deal worth $30 million dollars.  Butler spent the better part of 8 season in Kansas City, and along with Alex Gordon, became the faces of the franchise.  During those 8 Seasons only two them produced a winning record. Yet Butler always stayed a cornerstone of the future movement, and a positive sign in an otherwise dreadful team. During the 2012 season Billy found his way onto his first All-Star team.  One that just so happened to…
  • So how did we do?

    13 Nov 2014 | 7:09 am
    So it was 18 degrees outside this morning when I left for work.  I haven't seen 18 degrees in like 7 years.  I forgot just how horrific it feels to do anything when it is 18 degrees outside, especially when you drive a soft top jeep,and park on the street.  So now that my fingers have officially thawed out, I think it is time to think warmer thoughts. That being said I went back and did some TIRELESS research on the site and found some bold predictions made by the staff here as to how our boys in blue would do this season. I gotta say, we were actually pretty…
  • The Royals Rumor Mill: Santana, Tomas, Butler and of Course Torii

    12 Nov 2014 | 7:21 am
    It's that time of year again. Rumors run rampant and everyone begins to play the speculation game regarding who will get what and how and who they will give up and yada yada yada….I hate this time of year in the baseball world. No one ever seems to be right, and some of the ideas borne out of left field become so preposterous they are a waste of internet space to even publish them. But…being as it is all we have to do, lets look at see what is being talked about in regards to the Royals. First, it was reported by Phil Rogers at that Billy Butler had received a…
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    Pakistan Tribune » Sports

  • SL vs Eng 1st ODI: Match Preview, Live Score & Streaming Info

    Sohail Zafar
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:08 pm
    Sri Lanka will be hoping to put India debacle aside and get back to the winning ways when they take on England in the first of seven one-day internationals in Colombo on Wednesday. The underprepared Islanders suffered a humiliating 0-5 at the hands of World Champions earlier this month in a series that was arranged hastily following West Indies’ withdrawal midway through India tour over a payment dispute. On the other hand England, who have lost 11 of 18 one-dayers this year, will aim to avenge their 3-2 defeat from Sri Lanka at home soil this summer. Match Facts What: Sri Lanka vs England…
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy Final: Punjab vs Karnataka Watch Free Live Streaming & Updates

    Sohail Zafar
    25 Nov 2014 | 12:57 am
    Defending champions Karnataka will lock horns with Punjab in the final of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014 in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Punjab booked place into the summit clash following a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Odhisa in the semifinal. Having restricted the opposition for 238-7 thanks to a disciplined bowling show, Punjab rode on the 167-run second-wicket stand between Amitoze Singh (91) and Mandeep Singh (81) to overhaul the target in penultimate over. Punjab had advanced to semis following a five-wicket win over Railways in the quarterfinal. They had defeated Gujarat by 28 runs in the…
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014 Final: Karnataka vs Punjab Live Score & Streaming

    Sohail Zafar
    24 Nov 2014 | 11:48 pm
    The final of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014 will be played between defending champions Karnataka and Punjab at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Karnataka made their way into the summit clash thanks to a heart-stopping six-run victory over Bengal in the 1st semifinal. Having reached 175-2 in 38 overs in purist of 269-run target, Bengal looked on course to a comfortable win before Karnataka fought back with regular wickets to skittle out the opposition for 262 on the penultimate delivery of innings. Karnataka remained unbeaten throughout the competition, having finished the…
  • Pakistan vs New Zealand (Pak vs NZ) 3rd Test: Match Preview, Live Score & Streaming

    Sohail Zafar
    24 Nov 2014 | 10:36 pm
    The third and final Test between Pakistan and New Zealand will start in Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Pakistan are leading the series 1-0 after winning the first Test comprehensively by 248 runs in Abu Dhabi while the second Test in Dubai was drawn. Match Facts What: Pakistan New Zealand 3rd Test Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium When: November 26-30 Time: 10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 11:00 PKT Live Streaming: Ten Sports Overview: New Zealand produced a much improved show in second Test compared to the series-opener. Thanks to a majestic century of opener Tom Latham, they managed a…
  • EPL Monday Night Football: Watch Aston Villa vs Southampton Live Stream

    Sohail Zafar
    24 Nov 2014 | 11:33 am
    Aston Villa might be (or must be) dreaming to break out of their slump and end Southampton winning streak when they face each other at Villa Park on Monday night. Villa have lost six games straight and their losing streak was only halted by a goalless draw against West Ham United before proceeding to the international break Sitting on verge of relegation zone, Paul Lambert’s side badly needs to take a sharp U-turn and start putting things in right direction, a victory in the latest outing on home soil would certainly take them to the right direction. Astin Villa vs Southampton: Opta stats…
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    The Unprofessional Football League

  • Orton Signs with New York Jets for Pee Wee League

    31 Oct 2014 | 6:29 am
    Just when you thought the New York Jets couldn’t get any worse, in walks another team who is usually in the same boat. The Buffalo Bills, with Kyle Orton at the helm. Except the “helm” for Orton is more like a cruise control button on a vacuum cleaner. And that is exactly why the Jets have signed Orton to a new contract deal. That’s right, Kyle Orton is to be the new quarterback for the New York Jets. Although they will be calling themselves the Sunnyside Jets, and they will be finishing out their season with a bunch of 9 year-olds. Jets owner Woody Johnson said in a post-game…
  • Gary Bettman confident Blues will choke again in playoffs, orders them participation ribbons.

    Z.B. Crawford
    31 Oct 2014 | 6:23 am
    ST. LOUIS MISSOURI: In a not at all surprisingseries of events, Gary Bettman, NHL’s current commissioner, has decided to give each individual player of the St. Louis Blues a participation ribbon this year. “They just, they just try so damn hard.” Bettman said in an exclusive interview this afternoon. “I mean the last few seasons have gone so well, and then they choke in the playoffs.” Many of the Blues players are satisfied with the decision including St. Louis Blues goalie,Brian Elliot. “It’s really an honor.” Elliot said over the phone this afternoon. “I mean every season…
  • 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…
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    Athslife » Athslife

  • Costel Pantilimon – Gulliver Between Black Cats

    24 Nov 2014 | 2:36 pm
    Costel Pantilimon – Gulliver Between Black Cats   Costel Pantilimon had no chance of playing for Manchester City, being an an eternal backup for Joe Hart. Only Manuel Pellegrini offered him some chances during 2013/2014 season. However, after 7 matches in a row in Premier League, Joe Hart became the number 1 goalkeeper for City again. After 3 seasons, the 27 years old Romanian goalkeeper was transferred by Sunderland. Costel Pantilimon played 3 matches in a row for the Black Cats and amazed everyone with his amazing reflexes and saves. After his free transfer to Sunderland,…
  • Leslie Smith – The Definition of Determination

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:12 am
    Leslie Smith – The Definition of Determination   Leslie Smith was not a popular name in Women’s UFC, but from now she will be remembered for her no surrender spirit and desire to win. Leslie Smith is a female Mixed Martial Artist that became famous through her defeat. The 32 years old American impressed in MMA with her determination to continue fighting, despite being seriously injured. Smith fought with Jessica Eye on the preliminary card of UFC 180 in Mexico City Arena.  The two female mixed martial artists engaged in a tough and cruel fight. Closely to the end of the…
  • Alexis Sanchez – The New Rising Star in EPL

    18 Nov 2014 | 12:51 pm
    Alexis Sanchez – The New Rising Star in EPL   Alexis Sanchez is becoming an influential player for Arsenal. Arsene Wenger signed him as a star and shortly the 25 years old Chilean started to justify his transfer fee. Alexis is currently the third top goalscorer in Premier League, with 8 goals in 10 matches, behind City’s Sergio Aguero and Chelsea’s Diego Costa. With 12 goals in the last 14 games in all competitions, Alexis Sanchez seems to have a great start and Gunners fans believe that he can be as good as Thiery Henry or Dennis Bergkamp. The Chilean was transferred…
  • Carlo Ancelotti – Real Madrid’s Wizard

    18 Nov 2014 | 4:20 am
    Carlo Ancelotti – Real Madrid’s Wizard   Carlo Ancelotti came to bring the ultimate success after Jose Mourinho’s reign: to complete La Decima in Champions League. The experienced Italian boss had to work with a locker room that was split by the differences between the Portuguese group (Pepe and Fabio Coentro were Mourinho’s favorites) and the Spanish group (well know disputes with Sergio Ramos and Iker Casillas). Don Carlo managed to reunite the group, bring back the good atmosphere and surprise everyone with his unexpected tactical approach (reinventing players…
  • Gabriela Szabo – Romanian World Record Holder

    14 Nov 2014 | 4:34 am
    Gabriela Szabo – Romanian World Record Holder   Gabriela Szabo is a Romanian Olympic and World Championships track athlete. She is renowned for competing in 1500 m and 5000 m races, breaking several Olympic and world records. The Romanian athlete dominated track races between 1998 and 2002. Gabriela Szabo won 13 Golden League Meetings and is still the European record holder in 3000 m race (8:21.42 on 19th July 2002 in Monaco). Moreover, Szabo won 1 Olympic gold medal in 5000 m race (Sidney 2000), a Silver medal in 1500 m race (Atlanta 1996) and a Bronze medal in 1500 m race (Sydney…
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  • Trampoline Reviews: Pure Fun Kids Jumper Trampoline

    17 Nov 2014 | 3:53 am
    Offer Your Little One Fun And Exercise With The Pure Fun Kids Jumper Trampoline If your small child isn’t getting enough exercise or if you’d like to offer him more ways to have fun, then the new Pure Fun Kids Jumper is exactly what you need. With a solid frame, a great springy action with … Continue reading »
  • Trampoline Reviews: Little Tikes 7-foot Trampoline

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:25 pm
    Provide Your Kids with Hours Of Jumping Joy – The Little Tikes 7-foot Trampoline If you’re searching for the perfect trampoline to delight your little ones and provide them with loads of bouncing fun, then the new Little Tikes 7-foot Trampoline may be “just what the doctor ordered”. Made from quality materials that are also … Continue reading »
  • Trampoline Reviews: Upper Bounce Trampoline with Enclosure Set

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:45 pm
    Get Your Family Bouncing With Joy with The Upper Bounce Trampoline with Enclosure Set I have written a review on the Upper Bounce Trampoline quite sometimes back, recently I discovered Upper Bounce has produced more sizes of these trampoline and enclosure sets. And I happened to attend a party just a few weeks back first … Continue reading »
  • Trampoline Reviews: The Urban Rebounder Trampoline

    9 Jul 2014 | 1:17 am
    Urban Rebounder Trampoline with Stabilizing Bar and Workout DVD – A Great Cardio Tool for Home The Urban Rebounder Trampoline is much more than a simple toy to jump on. Its features elevate it from the status of an indoor toy to being a work-out tool with therapeutic and health benefits. The trampoline provides entertainment … Continue reading »
  • Trampoline Reviews: Skywalker 15 foot Round Trampoline with Enclosure

    3 Jun 2014 | 8:07 pm
    Skywalker 15 ft Trampoline with Enclosure – Quality Materials and Excellent Engineering for Incredible Outdoor Fun The Skywalker 15 ft trampoline with enclosure will make sure your kids are entertained in your yard as long as the weather is good. However, the trampoline is not only about entertainment: it is a development toy that will … Continue reading »
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  • BOXING – November 12th – Mundine v Rabchenko, HiSense Arena Melbourne AUS

    13 Nov 2014 | 12:01 am
    What better way than to spend a Wednesday night than some “World Championship” Boxing. I’m not 100% exactly sure what the “Silver” title is or entails but it certainly doesn’t entitle the holder to be a “full” World Champion. Anthony “The Man” Mundine is certainly no stranger to these type of titles, as although he claims to be a 3 time World Champion, he has only ever been an “Interim” title holder (as there was a “Super” Champion above him at the same time) or the very lightly regarded IBO Champion, which is…
  • FOOTBALL – October 10th – A-League – Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:40 am
    It’s always a long off-season for the A-League. And what makes it even worse is that we have to wait nearly 2 months after the Europeans kick off and wait patiently for the more traditional “Aussie” sports to wrap up their playoff series before Round 1 can commence. The Victory had recruited unbelievably well in the off-season, but it would remain to be seen what Kevin Muscat (the world’s dirtiest player) would do with his gameplan. Melbourne have played the past 2 years without a central striker, preferring 2 wingers instead (yes, still doesn’t make sense does it??) and have…
  • SUBBUTEO – October 11th – Melbourne Australia

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  • 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)    
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  • English Footballers Are Just Not Good Enough?

    Ismail N
    29 Oct 2014 | 5:18 pm
    There are 23 men short-listed for FIFA’s 2014 Ballon d’Or (Footballer of The Year). None of them are English. Does this mean that English footballers are just not good enough? Does that also explain the reason why the English team failed to get pass the group stages in 2014 World Cup final? Before you say anything, note that Spain also suffered the same fate in Brazil and yet three of their players are in the short list. Baffled? Don’t be… Just look at the 23 players selected(see below). Those are awesome players. Pic credit: What English Players Have Done…
  • Footballer Shot Dead

    Ismail N
    26 Oct 2014 | 10:31 pm
    I was still savouring the moment when Van Persie scored a last minute goal against Chelsea this morning to rescue a point for Manchester United when this news broke up. A footballer shot dead! Quite shocking and bewildering. This incident reportedly happened at Vosloorus, South of Johannesburg. South Africa’s goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa who played for Orlando Pirates was found dead at his girlfriend’s house. In a statement, the South African Police Service said two men had entered the house, around 20:00 (18:00 GMT), while a third man remained outside. All three fled after shots were…
  • Main Bowling Teknik Spin

    Ismail N
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:37 pm
    Di kalangan rakyat Asia, teknik spin ini agak popular. Selain dari kosnya yang lebih murah dari segi peralatan dan mudah dikuasai, bermain bowling teknik spin sesuai ini digunakan di pusat-pusat bowling di Asia yang kebanyakkanya tidak menjaga lane dengan sempurna. Oleh itu, menggunakan teknik hook menjadi susah, lantaran lane yang tidak terjaga menyebabkan hook yang dibuat kurang menjadi (tiada grip pada lane) atau sering tersasar. Teknik spin agak mudah dikawal kerana pergerakkan bola yang agak lurus. Bola melalui beberapa “board“/papan sahaja sebelum sampai ke poket tengah dan…
  • 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…
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  • Jeff Fisher Says He Expects Sam Bradford To Be Under Center For Rams Next Year

    Brian Rauf
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:10 pm
    Jeff Fisher Says He Expects Sam Bradford To Be Under Center For Rams Next YearNov 25, 2014 The St. Louis Rams have struggled to a 4-7 record this season, largely due to inconsistent quarterback play. Usual starter Sam Bradford tore his ACL in the preseason, forcing backups Shaun Hill and Austin Davis into action. This was the latest in a long line of injuries for Bradford, and since he’s under contract for $13 million next season, many assumed Bradford would not be returning to St. Louis next year. However, according to head coach Jeff Fisher, he expects Bradford to be the…
  • SEC MADS AND GLADS: Arkansas Woos and Mizzou Daunts on D

    Maddy Glab
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:10 pm
    SEC MADS AND GLADS: Arkansas Woos and Mizzou Daunts on DNov 26, 2014 With another weekend of college football is in the books, I can’t help but to look forward to the loaded weekend of amazing matchups ahead. Missouri vs. Arkansas, Auburn vs. Alabama, Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State…I need Friday already. But first, “let me take a selfie,” and look back at the weekend of college football. MADS - I covered the Stanford vs. Cal game on Saturday. I shoot video during the games so I run around following the ball most of the time, great workout. When you’re photo you get these…
  • Former Oregon Defensive Coordinator Says Every NFC East Team Has Tried To Hire Him To Stop Chip Kelly's Offense

    Brian Rauf
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:53 pm
    Former Oregon Defensive Coordinator Says Every NFC East Team Has Tried To Hire Him To Stop Chip Kelly's OffenseNov 26, 2014 Philadelphia head coach Chip Kelly has had a lot off success since taking over the Eagles last season, winning the NFC East in his first year in the league. He’s known for his revolutionary fast-paced offensive system, which has given his opponents so much trouble that his former defensive coordinator at Oregon, Nick Aliotti, said that’s been approached by every other team in the division so they could stop Kelly’s offense. “I have been asked by…
  • Top Four Remain Unchanged In Playoff Selection Committee Rankings

    Brian Rauf
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:26 pm
    Top Four Remain Unchanged In Playoff Selection Committee RankingsNov 26, 2014 Alabaman, Oregon, Florida State, and Mississippi State all remained in the top four of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee’s rankings after wins on Saturday. Here’s the full rankings: 1) Alabama Crimson Tide, SEC 2) Oregon Ducks, Pac-12 3) Florida State Seminoles, ACC 4) Mississippi State Bulldogs, SEC 5) TCU Horned Frogs, Big 12 6) Ohio State Buckeyes, Big Ten 7) Baylor Bears, Big 12 8 ) UCLA Bruins, Pac-12 9) Georgia Bulldogs, SEC 10) Michigan State Spartans, Big Ten 11) Arizona…
  • Florida State And Alabama In Talks To Schedule 2017 Meeting In Atlanta

    Brian Rauf
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:24 pm
    Florida State And Alabama In Talks To Schedule 2017 Meeting In AtlantaNov 25, 2014 Alabama and Florida State are discussing a potential 2017 season opener in Atlanta and would be a part of the annual Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic, according to the Palm Beach Post. The game typically features an ACC team against a SEC team and is held in the Georgia Dome, which the Tide have visited many times in the SEC Championship Game. The New Atlanta Stadium, which is replacing the Georgia Dome, is supposed to open in 2017, so the game will likely be held there. FSU and Alabama have only met four times…
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  • Premier League Football Week 11 Preview & Betting Tips

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:14 pm
    Cookie shares with us his selections for the weekends Premier League football, and had you have been following his selections this season you would be looking at a healthy 17% profit on your investment thus far! Great tipping.Liverpool v Chelsea Chelsea are rightly at the top of the table, and are looking the best team in the league, Liverpool however are looking a poor version of themselves from last season. But I think the pricing on this game reflects that too drastically. Its hard to justify Chelsea being around a 11/10 shot to go and win at Anfield against a Liverpool team that rested…
  • Premier League Football Week 8 Preview & Betting Tips

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:13 pm
    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

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:13 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

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:14 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

    25 Nov 2014 | 3:15 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…
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  • Nebraska Gets Mashed, Pelini Gets Served, and Other Tasty Bites: Andy Calls His Thanksgiving Shots

    Andy Coffaro
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:10 pm
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year.No, I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about three straight days of college football from Thursday afternoon through Saturday night – 72 hours of stuffing your face full of turkey, mashed potatoes, pie, and anything else you can sink your fork and knife into.Let’s cut to the chase and call some Thanksgiving shots!PREDICTION: Nebraska Loses Third in a Row; Bo Pelini Begins to Pack His BagsWhat used to be the traditional Nebraska/Colorado game the day after Thanksgiving has been replaced with a…
  • Five NSIC Men’s Basketball Players to Watch in 2014-15

    Michael Costeines
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:44 pm
    Today we continue our series profiling some of the top players from the top conferences in D2 Men’s Basketball. We got started last week, when we took a look at five players to watch from the Sunshine State conference. Next up, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The NSIC is one of the best conferences in Division II basketball; currently ranked second among D2 Men’s Basketball conferences in our D2 conference power rankings.So let’s take a look at some of the best players from one of the best conferences in the country. In no particular order, these are the…
  • Five MIAA Women’s Basketball Players To Watch This Season

    Michael Costeines
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:34 pm
    This basketball season, we’re going conference to conference, highlighting some of the best basketball players in D2 Women’s Basketball. Last week, we took a look at five of stars of the Gulf South Conference. Today, we come to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association, currently ranked fourth in our D2 Women’s Basketball conference power rankings.So here’s our list, in no particular order, of the five MIAA women’s basketball players we’re most excited to watch this season.Lizzy Jeronimus - Senior Guard/Forward - BR-3 Pittsburg…
  • D3 Football Studs of the Playoffs: Round One

    Max Irving
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:42 am
    Here’s a look at the top performers from the opening round of the D3 Football playoffs. If you know of a player you think we should have mentioned, let us know!Offensive Studs of Round OneQB Nick PalladinoMuhlenberg: Threw for 388 yards and two touchdowns and added three rushing scores as well.WR Steve KoudossouWesley: Had four catches for 238 yards and four touchdowns.WR Quinn DonaldsonJohns Hopkins: Had seven catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns.RB Tommy MichalsJohn Carroll: Had 17 rushes for 150 yards and two touchdowns. Also had five catches for 28 yards and a touchdown.QB Kevin…
  • D2 Football Studs of the Playoffs: Round One

    Max Irving
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:51 am
    Here’s a look at the top performers from the opening round of the D2 football playoffs. If you know of a player you think we should have mentioned, let us know! Also be sure to check in on the status of your bracket in our D2 Bracket Challenge.Offensive Studs of Round OneRB Brandon SchoenOhio Domincan: Rushed 22 times for 112 yards and two touchdowns.QB Drew BauerMinnesota-Duluth: Threw for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning score in the closing minute to knock of reigning champs Northwest Missouri State.QB Sean…
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  • Sad News:Playwright Prof.Wole Soyinka Diagnose Of Cancer

    25 Nov 2014 | 9:40 am
    Nobel Laureate, Prof.Oluwole Soyinka, has been diagnosed of cancer.   The renowned writer revealed he was diagnosed of the medical condition last December while speaking at a press conference held at the June 12 Cultural Centre,Abeokuta,Ogun State, today.  Professor Olu Williams,the Founder of African Cancer Centre,Lagos,revealed that Prof.Wole Soyinka developed the illness due to his advancing age.He however assured him that he will not die of the illness.  According to Soyinka,he decided to reveal his health status so that people will take measures in controlling the…
  • Justin Bieber Named Forbes Highest Earning Under 30 Celeb + List Of Top 10 Highest Earning Under 30 Celebs

    25 Nov 2014 | 9:11 am
    Singer Justin Bieber made $80million between June 2013 and June 2014.  According to a list released by Forbes,the amount puts him as the highest earning celeb under 30.Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars are also included in the Forbes list of highest earners.See the Forbes list of 10 best earners below...1. Justin Bieber, 20, $80 million2. One Direction, 21 (average age), $75 million3. Taylor Swift, 24, $64 million4. Bruno Mars, 29, $60 million5. Rihanna, 26, $48 million6. Miley Cyrus, 22, $36 million7. Jennifer Lawrence, 24, $34 million8. Lady Gaga, 28, $33 million9. Avicii, 25, $28 million10.
  • So Sad:Man Beheads His 90-yr Old Father In Ebonyi State

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:51 am
    A man in Ebonyi state idenfied as John has been arrested for allegedly beheading his 90-yr old father, Ikor,for being the cause of his misfortune.  The unusual act happened in Ettam Okpitumo community in Ikwo LGA of Ebonyi state when a middle-aged man named John attacked his father and beheaded him.According to John,he has been unable to progress in life for many years,attributing the cause to his father.After killing his father,he took his head to the village's square and rejoiced that his problems have come to an end.  Disclosing the news,police spokesperson in Ebonyi…
  • Photos:Rihanna Rocks African Print Kaftan As She Visits Barbados

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:05 pm
    Rihanna was on short vacation at Barbados.  The American musician rocked an African Print Kaftan, as she visited Barbados.She was pictured having fun with her cousins, friends and her babynephew Majest.See more photos after the cut....
  • Meet The Top 10 Private Jet Owners In Nigeria Expected To Pay At Least N100m Tax Annually

    24 Nov 2014 | 8:46 pm
    As a result of the global fall in oil prices,many jet owners are expected to pay a tax of at least N100m annually.  Many of these private jet owners use their jets at least three times in a week.Some of them have more than one private jet.  Bishop Oyedepo tops the list seconded by African business mogul Alhaji Aliko Dangote.Find the list released by ENCOMIUM Weekly below...NAME NO. OF JETSANNUAL LUXURY TAX1 Bishop Oyedepo4 N399 million2 Alhaji Dangote3 N399m3 Dr. Mike Adenuga 2N266m4 Gov. Rotimi Amaechi1 N166m5 Gov. Godswill Akpabio1 N166m6 Ayo Oritsejafor1 N166m7 Pastor Adeboye…
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  • North East United FC Vs Delhi Dynamos FC {Highlights, Review, Post Analysis}

    ISL Official
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:46 am
    Last match score between Delhi Dynamos FC and North East United were draw by 0-0. North East United FC are at 7th place with 10 points. They have won two matches, drawn four matches and lost four matches. They lost their last match with Atletico De Kolkata by 1-0. If they win today, they will go to 4th place. Delhi Dynamos FC are at 8th place with 7 points. They have won only one match, drawn four matches and lost four matches. They have lost their last match with Kerala Blasters FC by 1-0. If they win today, they will go to 7th place. North East United FC Vs Delhi Dynamos FC {Goals, Goal…
  • ISL Match 40: NorthEast United FC vs Delhi Dynamos- Preview , Prediction , Live Streaming

    ISL Official
    24 Nov 2014 | 1:38 am
    ISL Match 40: NorthEast United FC vs Delhi Dynamos – Preview , Prediction , Live Streaming. After struggling in last five matches, NorthEast United FC will host Delhi Dynamos , who are currently bottom placed. Match will be played at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Guwahati. ISL Match 40: NorthEast United FC vs Delhi Dynamos- Preview , Prediction , Live Streaming . Delhi have won only one match in this inaugral Hero Indian Super League. Delhi have 7 points from 9 games (1W 4D 4L). NorthEast United FC are just above Delhi with 10 points from 9 games (2W 4D 3L ) . If NorthEast United win they will…
  • Mumbai City FC Vs Chennaiyin FC {Highlights, Post Analysis, Review}

    ISL Official
    23 Nov 2014 | 8:04 am
    Last match score between Chennaiyin FC and Mumbai City FC was Chennaiyin FC was won by 5-1. Currently, Mumbai City FC are at 5th place with 12 points. They have three matches, drawn also three matches and lost also three matches. Their last match was draw with FC Goa by 0-0. If they win today, they will go to 4th place. Chennaiyin FC are at 1st place with 16 points. They have won four matches, drawn also four matches but lost only one match. They have won their previous match with FC Pune City by 3-1. If they win today, they will get advantage of 3 points more than 2nd place team. Mumbai City…
  • FC Goa against FC Pune City [Post Analysis, Review, Highlights]

    ISL Official
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:38 am
    Last match between, FC Pune City and FC Goa was won by FC Pune City by 2-0. FC Goa are at 7th place with 9 points. They have won three matches, drawn two matches and lost four matches. Their last match was draw with Mumbai City FC by 0-0. If they win today, they will go to 4th place. So for them it is good opportunity to come in top four places. On other side, FC Pune City are at 5th place with 12 points. They have won three matches, drawn also three matches and lost also three matches. They have lost their last match with Chennaiyin FC by 3-1. If they win today, they will go to 4th place but…
  • Kerala Blasters FC Vs Atletico De Kolkata [Highlights, Goals, Review]

    ISL Official
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:55 am
    Last match score between Atletico De Kolkata Vs Kerala Blasters FC was 1-1. Kerala Blasters FC are at 3rd place with 12 points. They have won three matches, drawn also three matches and lost also three matches. If they win today, they will not change their position. Atletico De Kolkata are at 2nd place, but they have same points and GD as to 1st place. They have won four matches, drawn also four matches and lost only one. If they win today, they will go to top with 19 points. Kerala Blasters FC Vs Atletico De Kolkata [Post Analysis, Goal Scorers] Just four minutes after kick off, Iain Hume…
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  • NorthEast United VS Delhi Dynamos FC {Match 40} Prediction 2014

    23 Nov 2014 | 9:03 am
    NorthEast United VS Delhi Dynamos FC {Match 40} Prediction 2014: The Hero Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The Indian Super League 40th Match is played between NorthEast United VS Delhi Dynamos 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, North East United, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters FC, FC Pune City and Delhi Dynamos Fc. If you are searching for NorthEast United VS Delhi Dynamos FC ISL Match Prediction then…
  • Mumbai City FC VS Chennaiyin FC {Match 39} Prediction 2014

    23 Nov 2014 | 3:19 am
    Mumbai City FC VS Chennaiyin FC {Match 39} Prediction 2014: The Hero Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The Indian Super League 39th Match is played between Mumbai City FC VS Chennaiyin 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, North East United, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters FC, FC Pune City and Delhi Dynamos Fc. If you are searching for Mumbai City FC VS Chennaiyin FC ISL Match Prediction then you are at the…
  • FC Goa VS FC Pune City {Match 38} Prediction 2014

    22 Nov 2014 | 2:18 am
    FC Goa VS FC Pune City {Match 38} Prediction 2014: The Hero Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The Indian Super League 38th Match is played between FC Goa VS FC Pune City. 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, North East United, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters FC, FC Pune City and Delhi Dynamos Fc. If you are searching for FC Goa VS FC Pune City ISL Match Prediction then you are at the right place to get. This ISL…
  • Kerala Blasters FC VS Atletico de Kolkata {Match 37} Prediction 2014

    19 Nov 2014 | 8:35 am
    Kerala Blasters FC VS Atletico de Kolkata {Match 37} Prediction 2014: The Hero Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The Indian Super League 37th Match is played between Kerala Blasters FC VS Atletico de Kolkata. 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, North East United, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters FC, FC Pune City and Delhi Dynamos Fc. If you are searching for Kerala Blasters FC VS Atletico de Kolkata ISL Match…
  • Chennaiyin FC VS FC Pune City {Match 35} Prediction 2014

    18 Nov 2014 | 9:03 am
    Chennaiyin FC VS FC Pune City {Match 35} Prediction 2014: The Hero Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The Indian Super League 36th Match is played between Chennaiyin FC VS FC Pune City. 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, North East United, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters FC, FC Pune City and Delhi Dynamos Fc. If you are searching for Chennaiyin FC VS FC Pune City ISL Match Prediction then you are at the right…
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  • Start of the Similans Liveaboard season

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:28 pm
    This season is shaping up to be another excellent one in the Similans There is a lot of energy in the dive community here as many people have been seeing Manta Rays and Whale Sharks on a few different dive sites, everyone is talking about it being a very good season already, these big fish are not normally seen so early on in the season. On the first Scuba Explorer cruise in October we saw a Manta Ray and Whale Shark on the same dive at Koh Bon. The life on each of the dive sites is amazing and so diverse, is really is a wonderful way to spend a holiday, sleeping on the boat and diving 4…
  • 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…
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  • McDonagh practicing without non-contact jersey

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:18 am
    Very promising news out of Tampa Bay. Captain Ryan McDonagh, out with a separated shoulder, is on the ice and practicing with the club, and he is without the yellow non-contact jersey. McDonagh has been out since November 2, and while a return tomorrow is probably unlikely, the fact that he is skating with the […] The post McDonagh practicing without non-contact jersey appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Potential trade target(s): Martin Marincin and Jeff Petry

    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    The Edmonton Oilers are reportedly listening to offers for anyone on the roster. The Oilers are very heavy on the wing and defensive prospects, but thin at center and NHL defensemen, Theoretically, they are looking for an NHL ready center, and are willing to deal anyone on the roster. Martin Marincin (22 years old) and […] The post Potential trade target(s): Martin Marincin and Jeff Petry appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Dan Boyle’s return to the powerplay

    Martin Burns
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:36 am
    It’s no secret the Rangers power play has been the subject of much criticism for seemingly the last decade and this season had been no different up until the return of Dan Boyle. The Rangers have been constantly, and unsuccessfully, looking for a man to run the point since the days of Brian Leetch and […] The post Dan Boyle’s return to the powerplay appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Henrik Tallinder signs PTO with Hartford

    24 Nov 2014 | 1:35 pm
    With the Tomas Kaberle experiment over with, the Hartford Wolf Pack have brought in defenseman Henrik Tallinder on a PTO, per Bob McKenzie. Kaberle skated with the Rangers before being sent to Hartford to play in some games, and it looks like the Rangers are skipping that first part with Tallinder. Tallinder played in the […] The post Henrik Tallinder signs PTO with Hartford appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • BSB FanDuel: 11/24

    24 Nov 2014 | 12:45 pm
    Here is the info for today’s FanDuel league: Sign up here, the league link is here. For those unfamiliar, you are given $55,000 to construct a team of 2 LW, 2 RW, 2 C, 2 D, and 1 G. The goal is to find some good bargains (my advice is to save money on defense […] The post BSB FanDuel: 11/24 appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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  • “Ein amerikanisches Problem”: Ferguson fürchtet neue Krawalle

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:38 pm
    Politik “Dieses Problem ist kein Ferguson-Problem, das ist ein amerikanisches Problem.”(Foto: REUTERS) Mittwoch, 26. November 2014 Die brisante Entscheidung der Geschworenen hält Ferguson weiter in Atem. In den USA geht die Angst vor neuen Ausschreitungen um. Präsident Obama klingt machtlos. Polizei und Nationalgarde wappnen sich für eine weitere Nacht der Gewalt. Nach den schweren Unruhen in Ferguson ist es in der Nacht zum Mittwoch in mehreren US-Städten zu größtenteils friedlichen Protestaktion gekommen. In New York kamen hunderte Menschen zu einer Demonstration auf dem…
  • Haftbefehl gegen Phil Rudd: AC/DC-Schlagzeuger reizt den Richter

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Unterhaltung Gerichtstermin in Taurunga an der Ostküste von Neuseelands Nordinsel: Phil Rudd erscheint gerade noch rechtzeitig.(Foto: picture alliance / dpa) Mittwoch, 26. November 2014 Das war knapp: Hätte sich Phil Rudd noch mehr verspätet, hätten ihn Neuseelands Polizeibeamte wohl in Handschellen vor den Richter gezerrt. Mitten im Presserummel um das neue Album muss sich AC/DC womöglich nach einem Ersatzdrummer umschauen. Ein Gericht in Neuseeland hat gegen den Schlagzeuger der Rockgruppe AC/DC angeblich einen Haftbefehl erlassen, weil er nicht rechtzeitig vor Gericht erschien. Wie…
  • NBA: Wizards-Wunder gegen Hawks bleibt aus

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:52 pm
    In einem niveauarmen Duell dominieren die Hawks 47 Minuten lang. In der letzten Minute treffen die Wizards aber plötzlich wie irre und stellen den Spielverlauf beinahe auf den Kopf. Die Hawks bleiben jedoch cool. – NBA
  • NBA: Wizards-Wunder gegen Hawks bleibt aus

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:25 pm
    Die Atlanta Hawks waren 47 Minuten lang das deutlich bessere zweier nicht gut aufgelegter Teams. In der letzten Minute hätte sich der Spielverlauf der gesamten Begegnung dann beinahe auf den Kopf gestellt. Als ein Großteil der Zuschauer bereits die Halle verlassen hatte, weil die Hawks mit elf Punkten Vorsprung führten, trafen die Wizards plötzlich in einer Minute genauso viele Dreier wie im ganzen Spiel zuvor. So schnupperte Washington kurz an der Sensation, doch Top-Scorer Jeff Teague (28 Punkte, 8/18 FG) und Shelvin Mack (13 Punkte, 5 Assists) blieben am Ende cool und tüteten das…
  • Digitale Menschenrechte: Uno entdeckt die Privatsphäre

    25 Nov 2014 | 7:24 pm
    Politik Internationale Regeln für den Umgang mit personenbezogenen Daten: Kann die Uno Geheimdienste wie die NSA stoppen?(Foto: REUTERS) Mittwoch, 26. November 2014 Die NSA-Affäre führt international zu ganz neuen Allianzen. Bei den Vereinten Nationen in New York kommt ein Papier auf den Tisch, das auf einer deutsch-brasilianische Initiative aufbaut. Das Ziel: Mehr Datenschutz, weniger Überwachung. Bei den Vereinten Nationen hat ein Vorschlag zur Eingrenzung von Datenmissbrauch und Überwachung eine wichtige Hürde genommen. Der für Menschenrechte zuständige Ausschuss nahm eine…
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  • Talking points in Europe

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:57 am
    What we have learned in the season so far....UEFA Champions League Trophy [Image from Flickr by: Daniel]Just over four months since the inception of the European leagues we have managed to understand a few things:Messi's brief moment in the lights was after the Argentine captain saw his hat trick against Sevilla take him to the top of the all-time top goal scorer as he overtook Telmo Zarra. The feat was one of few highlights as the headlines have belonged to Leo Messi's rival and current La liga top goal-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo. Out of curiosity, I went to look up how far off he is from…
  • Road Rage! Ronaldo Doesn't Want To Stop Rolls Royce At Crossing, Beeps At Jesse & Guy In His Way!

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:41 am
    Road Rage! Ronaldo Doesn't Want To Stop Rolls Royce At Crossing, Beeps At Jesse & Guy In His Way!Cristiano RonaldoWhen Cristiano Ronaldo left Valdebebas today with Coentrao in his Rolls Royce, a bit of road rage took over when Jesse and another poor guy was blocking his way at a Zebra crossing.Watch the video here:
  • Transfer Rumors - Liverpool

    24 Nov 2014 | 10:12 am
    Liverpool FC [Image from Flickr by: ShakeFrog]Lucas Leiva: Recent events have indicated that Liverpool Midfielder, Lucas Leiva, will exit the club in the January transfer window. Leiva’s agent, Henrique Coelho, admits that the departure is most likely occurring, “Is it possible that Lucas could leave Liverpool in January?  Yes, naturally.” Lucas has only managed two premier league starts under Brendan Rodgers, and has expressed his frustrations about this before. However, Lucas Leiva has indicated in various situations how much the Club means to him and how much he appreciates the…
  • Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:17 am
    Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United [Image from Flickr by: wonker]Two sides, that are from two completely different galaxies. The derby stretches back to when Sir Alex Ferguson realized Arsene Wenger would be a threat to his dominion. It was a rivalry worth noting as it was highlighted by not just the managers' behaviors but also two of the clubs' stalwarts- Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira. Fast forward to the future and the sides look completely different. Both sides share several similarities; lack leadership, no steel in the middle of the park and have been displaced as two of the most…
  • One of the funniest and most incredible own goal from Brazil

    19 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    Goalkeeper Joao CarlosIt was September 29, 2014 and fans of Boa Esporte witnessed an amazing goal in the Brazilian second division.Everything from a corner to an attack against Avai, the opposing team, was a part of such bad luck. To finish off, we let you enjoy the masterpiece.Watch the video here: 
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  • New Mobile Healthcare Applications will Save Americans Time, Money

    13 Nov 2014 | 2:13 pm
    According to a 2013 survey conducted by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, 43% of American physicians use mobile health technology for clinical purposes. That number is bound to increase dramatically thanks to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently approving new services to be covered in 2015, including mental health services. Still, due to the limited number of mobile health services covered by American health insurance companies, the majority and most popular mobile health applications are designed to provide preventative care. That’s not a bad place to start…
  • Fear and Loathing with Colonel Leonard Part 2

    Clayton L. Luce
    11 Nov 2014 | 2:52 pm
    “Somebody once said that DNA moves in mysterious ways.” I could hear the drum beating. A strange dark rhythm coming from deep within the mist. My companion had come in full regalia – full military gear complete with a Winchester AR-15 assault rifle and a big ugly .45 Smith & Wesson. I convinced him to leave the former in the big grey Cadillac, which we had conveniently parked far off the shoulder of the highway, with the headlights off, of course. “Leave the engine running,” I said, “and for Christ’s sakes put that fucking machine gun away, man. He doesn’t fight with…
  • The 2014 Elections are Over

    Clayton L. Luce
    10 Nov 2014 | 12:46 pm
    The Elections are over now, and the vote-pimps have receded back into dark-wet corners and underground bunkers and big, pink Cadillacs, with signs like “VOTE OR DIE” or “I’LL BREAK A LEG FOR THE GOP” crudely taped onto tinted windows. They are silent for now, licking their wounds and sleeping off victory hangovers. The winners won big this year and the losers lost bigger. Obama and his administration of Black Panthers were beaten like cheap whores by the GOP which dusted off its national chest of Nazi propaganda pamphlets and united the White Power base into a riotous frenzy…
  • John Wick is Why We Still Go to Movie Theaters

    7 Nov 2014 | 3:39 pm
    The plot is not complicated. An assassin takes an impossible job to get out of the business in order to spend more time with his dying wife. She dies, but gives him a reason to live – a dog. Some prick kills the dog, and the assassin goes back to work. John Wick doesn’t need a complicated, dramatic plot to be the reason why we still got to movie theaters. I’d been jacked to see John Wick since Doug Benson recommended it on his podcast, “Doug Loves Movies.” John Wick is the perfect film to see with a large audience on the big screen, so when my cousin and I got to…
  • Paul Molitor: Spanish-speaking Players Expected to Learn English

    6 Nov 2014 | 2:14 pm
    I have just two problems with answers new Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor gave in response to fan questions in a recent interview. First, he said he’d like his nickname to be spelled ‘Mollie,” citing that it looks more masculine, but I suggested his nickname be Paulie, as in a guy named Paul from St. Paul and the big sign in center field featuring a guy from St. Paul named Paulie. It’s common sense people. Your browser does not support iframes. My other issue is with his answer to a question from Andrew Pint about developing Spanish-speaking prospects. Molitor…
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  • Formula One: Hamilton vs. Rosberg – Silver Arrows Supreme in stunning 2014 season!

    Jordan Groves
    23 Nov 2014 | 10:41 am
    Lewis Hamilton has won his 2nd Formula One world championship after taking victory at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. His team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg finished second in the championship after mechanical problems pushed him down to 13th place. Everybody knew that Mercedes were a force to be reckoned heading into the season opening round of the 2014 Australian Grand Prix. Winter testing had shown that they had massive amounts of pace without the massive reliability problems experienced by rivals Red Bull; who barely had a day where their car stopped. Lewis Hamilton took the first…
  • Final championship standings for the 2014 F1 season!

    Jordan Groves
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:11 am
    Drivers’ championship: Position Driver Points 1 Lewis Hamilton 384 2 Nico Rosberg 317 3 Daniel Ricciardo 238 4 Valtteri Bottas 186 5 Sebastian Vettel 167 6 Fernando Alonso 161 7 Felipe Massa 134 8 Jenson Button 126 9 Nico Hulkenberg 96 10 Sergio Perez 59 11 Kevin Magnussen 55 12 Kimi Raikkonen 55 13 Jean-Eric Vergne 22 14 Daniil Kvyat 8 15 Romain Grosjean 8 16 Jules Bianchi 2 17 Pastor Maldonado 2 18 Esteban Gutierrez 0 19 Adrian Sutil 0 20 Max Chilton 0 21 Marcus Ericsson 0 22 Kamui Kobayashi 0 23 Will Stevens 0 Constructors’ championship: Position Team Points 1 Mercedes 701 2…
  • Formula One: Lewis Hamilton claims world championship with Abu Dhabi win!

    Jordan Groves
    23 Nov 2014 | 9:08 am
    Lewis Hamilton has won the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and with it the Formula One drivers’ championship after Nico Rosberg suffered with mechanical issues and fell from 2nd to 14th in the second half of the race. Rosberg was 2 seconds behind the Brit after losing the lead at turn 1, but a combination of multiple problems developed on his car which saw him fall out of the points and out of contention for the title. The win wasn’t as simple as Lewis might have thought heading into the final few laps. Felipe Massa had the faster tyre compound fitted to his Williams in order to give…
  • Formula One: Rosberg on pole for desert dual for the title!

    Jordan Groves
    22 Nov 2014 | 6:36 am
    Nico Rosberg is on pole position for the all important championship showdown between himself and team-mate Lewis Hamilton in tomorrow’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton looked to have the edge in the first two qualifying sessions, but a lock-up on his first run in the top 10 shoot-out evaporated his momentum and allowed Rosberg to steal pole position. Williams looked as though they could threaten Mercedes after Q2, but their challenge faded. They will start from the third row of the grid. Q1: Conditions were perfect as the sun began to set over the Yas Marina circuit. Mercedes had taken…
  • Formula E: Bird dominates ePrix to win in Putrajaya!

    Jordan Groves
    22 Nov 2014 | 3:33 am
    Sam Bird has won the 2014 Putrajaya ePrix, the second round of the 2014/2015 Formula E world championship. The British driver started from 2nd place and only overtook two drivers over the course of the race to take a comfortable win. Championship leader and winner last time out in Beijing Lucas di Grassi and eDams driver Sebastien Buemi took 2nd and 3rd despite having started from 18th and 19th place. The Putrajaya circuit showed that it was a track to be respected early on during practice. Sam Bird topped the session for Virgin Racing by 6 tenths of a second over Jerome D’ambrosio…
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  • Ski Waxing for Different Conditions & Temperatures

    25 Nov 2014 | 2:16 am
    Ski Waxing for Different Conditions & Temperatures In our Decathlon workshops we are fully equipped and our workshop technicians are fully trained to carry out ski waxing by hand, which mean that we can offer a comprehensive waxing service to all our customers.You may ask why we would want to bother with performance or temperature waxing, as most of us are 1 week a year holiday skiers! Ski conditions vary depending on the time of year, altitude, fresh snow/old snow/man-made snow and resort. We spend quite a bit of money on our ski holiday and buy nice equipment to take with us, so we…
  • Ski Services available at Decathlon Stores

    25 Nov 2014 | 1:41 am
    Ski Services available at Decathlon Stores In our Decathlon workshops we offer a full range of ski services, we can fine tune your skis ready to hit the slopes for the coming season. Our qualified and well trained technicians can offer both automated or manual servicing; often it ends up as a mixture of both. We can tailor a service to meet your needs: waxing, edge & wax, base grinding, stone grinding (in some of our stores) and hole filling. We also offer binding fitting and adjustment. For our basic service; we clean the bases with a solvent based wax remover to get as much dirt out of…
  • Top 5 Essential Cycling Products this Winter for under £20

    22 Nov 2014 | 4:53 am
    Top 5 Essential Cycling Products this Winter for under £20 The winter season is once again fast approaching! Unless you race Cyclo-Cross or track a lot of people give training a back seat in winter time as the road race season winds down, the weather worsens severely (especially in the UK) and the nights draw in. Some people give winter riding a miss altogether. This doesn’t have to be the case, as I have here 5 items to make riding in the winter more bearable or dare I say it, enjoyable! If you’ve just started cycling or considering riding through the winter for the first time, I will…
  • Review: Aptonia 35 and 25 Protein Bars

    22 Nov 2014 | 3:44 am
    Review: Aptonia 35 and 25 Protein Bars Protein bars are an easy and quick method of getting a high intake of protein when on the go. Perfect for post exercise or between meals to keep you going, Aptonia have created two fascistic protein bars. The Aptonia 35 and 25 bars are designed to kick start the recovery process after a hard training session. Lets first look at the nutritional information of both bars, they don’t disappoint: Aptonia 35 and 25 Protein Bars – Nutritional Information Aptonia 35 Bar (50 g) Aptonia 25 Bar (45 g) Energy (kcal) 187 kcal 171 kcal Protein 17.5 g 11.3 g…
  • Running Club of the Year: The Shortlist

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:07 am
    Over the past month we have been inundated with nominations for our UK Running Club of the Year competition, with over 100 amazing clubs up and down the country having been entered. The competition welcomed nominations for all manner of running clubs, groups and associations, with the ultimate winner receiving a £500 spending spree at a Decathlon store. Having narrowed the entrees down to a shortlist of ten, the onus is now on you to cast your vote and help decide the winner. We’ve included some details on each finalist below in order to give you some insight into what makes each club…
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  • Six big name college football coaches with programs in decline

    David Whitlock
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:05 am
    David Whitlock It’s that time of year, when speculation runs rampant on which college football coaches will not return to their school for the following season.  Those at the forefront of this list are usually coaches in the 3 – 5 year range who just haven’t quite turned the corner (Brady Hoke, Will Muschamp, etc.).  We’re not talking about them.  The hardest decision for a college football program to make is to recognize when a popular and successful head coach may not have it anymore.  They’ve been to the mountaintop and it looks like they’re never…
  • Marcus Allen sounds off on the Raiders celebrating their first win

    Jason Whitney
    24 Nov 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Jason Whitney Hall of Fame running back and former Oakland Raider Marcus Allen was not a fan of the celebration that took place last Thursday night when Oakland got its first win of the season over the Kansas City Chiefs. Allen, who also played for the Chiefs, said he laughed out loud in embarrassment as several Oakland players were prematurely celebrating while the Chiefs offense was lining up to snap the ball on fourth down. Via USA Today – For The Win: “That will go down as one of the, I hate to use the word, but teaching moments,” he said. “It should because we were laughing…
  • Hitting up any sports games during the holiday season? Check out some good deals

    Jason Whitney
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:46 am
    Jason Whitney As we approach the busiest time of the year for businesses and travel, it’s important to try to find the best deals instead of breaking the bank because you didn’t look around and settled on the first thing you saw. As November ends and December starts, football and basketball games are in full swing. College football championship games and bowl games are on the horizon while the NBA is picking up and college basketball early season tournaments begin. Which means when you decided to jump online and book your plane ticket and hotel accommodations, you should first…
  • Bills fan does HILARIOUS snow version of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”

    Jason Whitney
    22 Nov 2014 | 1:57 pm
    Jason Whitney The city of Buffalo, New York has been getting pounded by snow this past week to the tune of record levels. Despite the killer storm, this hasn’t stopped players and native Buffalonians from enjoying one of the worst winter storms ever. While the Buffalo sports teams have had to either relocate or worry about fans showing up to the games because of the snow, some residents have used this winter storm as an opportunity to get creative. And this was certainly the case when a Buffalo native used Taylor Swift’s smash hit song “Shake If Off’ to shovel the…
  • Hundley’s Chance To Attain Greatness Tomorrow

    Jason Whitney
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Jason Whitney This week’s most anticipated game kicks off this Saturday as two long time rivals promise to provide us with drama and excitement tomorrow in Los Angeles. Yes, it’s the UCLA vs. USC game. Over the past few years this match­up has been overlooked despite its history because one of the two teams always seems to be floundering this time of year, luckily for us this season’s game has huge implications on the Pac­12 and potentially the College Football Playoff. Pressure On For Brett Hundley If the Bruins are to close the deal for fans, they will need to look to their…
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  • Levi’s Creates “Field Of Dreams” Using 18,850 Pairs Of Jeans

    Marcus Flowers
    25 Nov 2014 | 3:24 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website To raise more awareness about Recycling, Levi’s used the field of Levi’s stadium and with around 15,850 pairs of jeans created a unique way to promote recycling. Levi’s covered the field in different shades of denim, depicting the recylce symbol. This was done to encourage fans to donate to centers like Goodwill. Instead of disposing the jeans into landfills where a majority of textiles are wasted. The Bay area participated in a two week drive in Levi’s approach of sustainability in…
  • #360KICKS Nike Air Huarache Light 2015 Preview

    Keshia G
    25 Nov 2014 | 2:27 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The Huarache line remains as the leading edge in Nike‘s retro growth. We have seen many different styles of the Nike Ar Huarache’s this year. Here, you will be able to preview the new versions in three different colorways. The Nike Air Huarache Light’s “Military Green” uses a jade green/black suede and mesh upper, topped off with an orange swoosh. The “Navy/Silver” shows a bright, navy blue upper, silver swoosh, and a white midsole. The “Black/Gum” has a…
  • WOAH: New “Jurassic World” Official Trailer Looks Insane! [VIDEO]

    25 Nov 2014 | 2:25 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Prior to watching the trailer, I wasn’t the biggest “Jurassic Park” fanatic, but NOW? This film is a must see next summer no matter what. Universal Studios is prepping one of the most anticipated films to come in Summer 2015, “Jurassic World.” Directed by Colin Trevorrow and co-written by Derek Connolly, the film revisits the idea of a dinosaur-themed amusement, but now is paired with the dinosaurs actually being tamed and compliant with the human beings. Twenty-two years after the…
  • James Harden: Baller Of The Night

    Marcus Flowers
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:16 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Stat line: 36 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals, 1 block James Harden may not have played the best defense against the Knicks, but his late offensive outburst was the key factor in the Houston Rockets’ 91-86 victory over New York. “I just wanted to be aggressive when my teammates look for me to knock down shots and try to make plays,” Harden said. Harden scored 12 of his 36 points in the last five minutes of the game. He also contributed 7 of the team’s 14 3-pointers and he…
  • #Audibles: Timbaland’s Artist Tink Releases Song In Response To Ferguson Indictment Verdict

    25 Nov 2014 | 12:46 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Boy’s been gunned down, the boys is having fun now/ With our blood and our sons disturbing the peace/ He was more afraid of him when he’s the one with the piece? Timbaland‘s newest signee “Tink” just dropped a new song “Tell The Children” prod. by Timbo and it’s the perfect song for what’s currently going on. Earlier today we posted a tremendous amount of athletes who commented publicly on the Mike Brown indictment case, and now we have artists stepping up…
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  • NFL Week 12, Infuriating Parity

    24 Nov 2014 | 2:44 pm
    The NFL tag line Any Given Sunday has gotten its share of overuse, but in a week where an 0-10 Oakland Raiders team got its first win over the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs (7-4), it’s hard to argue with the notion that the NFL has quality from top to bottom.   At the end of Week 12, the only certainties seem to be death, taxes and a convincing New England Patriots win. The Pats (9-2) have rattled off seven straight and have distinguished themselves as the only truly elite team in the league. Vegas odds reflect this as NE currently sits at around 3/1 to win the Super Bowl,…
  • USMNT Regressing as 2014 Comes to a Close

    19 Nov 2014 | 1:41 pm
    2013-2014 was something of an eventful year for the United States Men’s National Team.   In October of 2013, the Stars & Bars qualified for their seventh straight World Cup and midfielder Graham Zusi was canonized by El Tri fans after equalizing in a meaningless CONCACAF qualifer against Panama—Mexico qualified for Brazil after a two-legged inter-continental win over New Zealand.   The U.S. were drawn into the Group of Death for the World Cup and somehow finished second among the likes of Germany, Portugal and Ghana. This was the pinnacle for the team as their…
  • Philadelphia 76ers, the NBA is Tanktastic

    14 Nov 2014 | 4:02 pm
    The Philadelphia 76ers reached the first of what promises to be many lows for the 2014-15 NBA season against the Dallas Mavericks on November 13. After amassing an impressive 29 first-half points (Dallas led 73-29 at the half), the Sixers exploded for 41 in the second half en route to a 123-70 loss, their 8th straight to start the season.   Words like “laughingstock” come to mind and though the season is still young, discussions about this year’s Sixers being “the worst NBA team ever” are blooming among NBA pundits, including USA Today’s Mike Foss.
  • Landon Donovan: Finishing with a Flourish

    12 Nov 2014 | 3:45 pm
    If he stays true to his word, Landon Donovan has a maximum of three matches left in his storied career.   The Los Angeles Galaxy are in the last four of the MLS Playoffs, after a 5-nil drubbing of Real Salt Lake in the second leg of the Western Conference semifinals on November 9. After a scoreless draw in Salt Lake City, Donovan led the Galaxy charge with a resounding hat trick and an assist.   Landon Donovan was not good enough for the US World Cup team? Yeah right. Watch this great @MLS playoff hat-trick. — Tim Steller (@senyorreporter) November 12,…
  • Arsenal in a Spot of Bother, Liverpool Still Underwhelming

    10 Nov 2014 | 10:59 am
    As major club football enters a two-week international break, all is not well for two of England’s most storied clubs.   Arsenal—after a midweek meltdown in the Champions League against Anderlecht at the Emirates—once again let a lead slip in the late stages, this time away to Swansea in Barclays Premier League play.   Liverpool’s dreadful season continued after surrendering an early 1-0 lead to Chelsea at Anfield. The Reds got a goal from Emre Can in the ninth minute but Gary Cahill equalized in the 14th.   Liverpool hopes were shattered in the 67th minute by…
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  • The Most Expensive Useless Team

    18 Nov 2014 | 3:52 am
    The price of a footballer appears to be increasing with each passing year and as a result, there have been some BIG money transfers. Some of them have turned out well, such as Cristiano Ronaldo’s £80m move to Real Madrid. It’s fair to say that’s he’s done quite well since he arrived there. However, there … Continue Reading → The post The Most Expensive Useless Team appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • 10 Athletes Who Went Broke

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:32 am
    The world’s top athletes have always been known to rake in a handsome salary. Whether you’re a boxer, a footballer, a tennis player or a golfer – there is money to be made for those at the top of their game. That being said, with great money comes great temptation (paraphrasing from Spiderman) and sometimes, … Continue Reading → The post 10 Athletes Who Went Broke appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • The Most Expensive Team Ever!

    26 Sep 2014 | 7:22 am
    So, we were thinking about doing the Most Expensive Team Ever post because we thought it was a good idea – we still do, but there is a difference between the Most Expensive 11 Players Ever and an actual team. The most expensive 11 ever would consist of strikers mainly, and have no goalkeeper. So, … Continue Reading → The post The Most Expensive Team Ever! appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • The 10 Best Football Adverts Ever!

    19 Sep 2014 | 7:59 am
    Every football fan knows what to expect when a major tournament is approaching, or a new type of boot is coming out – several new commercials involving some of the best players in the world at the time, and sometimes even other top sportsmen. From this, there are 2 things that we know for sure … Continue Reading → The post The 10 Best Football Adverts Ever! appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • Tactical Super Frugal Food Solutions

    Stefanie Szula
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    Living frugal – enjoyment is allowed! Frugal living doesn’t necessarily mean Spartan living. There is a subtle difference here. The latter refers to a style of living where comfort and luxury are out of the equation. With frugal living, they remain in  the equation – but only for special occasions, and never involving a situation … Continue Reading → The post Tactical Super Frugal Food Solutions appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
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  • Concerning Diagnosis for Joakim Noah

    Joey Korman
    25 Nov 2014 | 7:45 pm
    The Bulls are once again playing short-handed against the Denver Nuggets tonight, but this time it is not Derrick Rose or Pau Gasol who will be sitting this one out. Joakim Noah was ruled out in what was assumed to be related to the eye injury he suffered last game. However, it appears that there may be a more concerning diagnosis for Joakim Noah: A quick medical update on Noah, and why you should be concerned. He’s out with left knee effusion … water on the knee. — Sun-Times Basketball (@suntimes_hoops) November 26, 2014 Noah’s a tough player. Always has been and always…
  • Why Alexei Ramirez Is Staying Put

    25 Nov 2014 | 6:31 pm
    One of the biggest questions for the Chicago White Sox has been “Will Alexei Ramirez be traded?” There is plenty of interest in his services so the rumors are sure to continue, but according to manager Robin Ventura, Ramirez isn’t going anywhere. Alexei Ramirez Staying Put Ventura on Ramirez trade rumors: "I don't expect Alexei to go anywhere. I expect him to be my shortstop." — Daryl Van Schouwen (@CST_soxvan) November 25, 2014 The White Sox will certainly entertain teams pursuing Alexei, but Ventura sheds more light on the situation. It’s not that Ramirez…
  • Chicago Bulls Hype Video Will Make You A BULLiever

    Matt Eastman
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:07 pm
    The Chicago Bulls have been banged-up in the early going, but nonetheless sit at 9-5 and are currently third in the Eastern Conference standings. One thing is for sure, this team is going to be there when the dust settles as a true contender for the NBA Championship which is why Chat Sports‘ Mike Martin took the time to create this jaw-dropping hype video! Chicago Bulls Hype Video: Continuing the Legacy You can follow Mike @realmikemartin3 on Twitter. 345 total views, 345 views today The post Chicago Bulls Hype Video Will Make You A BULLiever appeared first on Chicago Sports…
  • Garnett Sheds Light on the Greatest Trash Talker Ever

    Matthew Milakovich
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:57 pm
    When recently asked by ESPN who he considers to be the greatest trash talker ever, Kevin Garnett, a great trash talker in his own right, said it’s a no brainer– “Gary Payton and Michael Jordan, by far,” This should come as no surprise, as Michael’s trash talking acumen is pretty much a thing of legend. Even in retirement, Jordan hasn’t lost his trash talking touch. It took the ever-wiley Jordan only a few hours on Twitter before getting into a spat with golf pro Keegan Bradley. Then not too long after that, he was at it again, calling President Barack Obama…
  • Proof Chicago Should Have Lost To Tampa, Settle Down Chicago

    Joey Korman
    25 Nov 2014 | 1:21 pm
    The first half was one to forget for the Bears on Sunday against Downtown Josh McCown and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs entered the half leading 7-0 and their typically porous defense had somehow shut down the Bears. According to Advanced Football Analytics, a website that uses advanced NFL research and analysis to predict various statistics such as win probability, the Bucs actually had an 88 percent chance of winning the game at halftime. That seems ridiculously high considering that they are the Buccaneers and it was only a 10-0 lead, but you may recall that the Bears looked…
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  • Giancarlo's Bank

    Nick Robinson
    24 Nov 2014 | 7:49 pm
    Money, Money, MONEY! You know who has lots of money? This guy.Giancarlo Stanton is about to be making massive bank. He’s gonna need a truck to drag all those cheques to the bank. They might as well just let him print his own bills. That’s because Mr Stanton is about to sign the biggest contract in American sports. US$325m over 13 years…There’s definitely a prevailing notion here that Three Hundred and Twenty Five MILLION dollars is too much cash for one man. Even if he lives in Miami. How many mansions does he need? How many cars, how much cocaine, how many ex-wives? The ManFirst up,…
  • Fast Break Report #11: Webby's Trebbies

    Nick Robinson
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:29 pm
    NZ Breakers 80-72 Melbourne UnitedFour in a row, yo.Playing at Vector where the team is yet to lose this season, a massive second quarter outweighed a sluggish third and the Breakers moved to 8-3 for the season. That’s good for second place on the ladder as things stand, below Perth at 7-2. (UPDATE - Melbourne went on to beat Perth on Sunday, putting NZB up to first!)Unfortunately it did come at a cost as Tom Abercrombie pulled out of the game after picking up a quad injury in shootarounds earlier in the day. He could miss a month.Reuben Te Rangi made the start in Abo’s place, but it was…
  • The Wildcard’s Guide to the NFL - Week 12

    Nick Robinson
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:45 pm
    Last Week: 9-5Season: 102-58-1Kansas City Chiefs (7-3) at Oakland Raiders (0-10)Man, last week was ruthless. There’s always a week like that at least once this season where you just can’t catch a break with picks. I had a week like that in Week 9 when I went 6-7, but at least managed to ride the wave last round. I had Houston, Chicago and Miami all to win, even if I got ripped to shreds on a couple others. From here on it’s back into the tipping grind until the last couple weeks when some teams don’t care anymore any they let gamblers, columnists and armchair commentators alike all…
  • The Dugout - November 19

    Nick Robinson
    18 Nov 2014 | 10:13 pm
    Making BANK!Hi, my name’s Giancarlo Stanton. Outfielder for the Miami Marlins, and I have more money than you.Stanton’s not a guy who gets that much coverage because he plays for a terrible, terrible Marlins team, but he’s consistently been putting up numbers. He’s a power hitter with the ability to clear not just fences but entire stadiums. He’s coming off his best season yet (his fifth in the majors) where he hit 37 homers with 105 RBI at an average of .288. He’s an All Star and he just came runner up in the NL MVP voting to Clayton Kershaw and his historically immense season…
  • NBA Wraps With The Mid Range Jumpers

    The Niche Cache
    14 Nov 2014 | 8:30 pm
    MVP Watch - Top 5 Fresh PrinceAnthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans, 24.9ppg, 12.9 rpg, 4.4bpg)James Harden (Houston Rockets, 25.1ppg, 7.5apg, 6.4rpg)Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors, 24.9ppg, 6.6apg, 5.8rpg)DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings 22.1ppg, 11.2apg)John Wall (Washington Wizards, 20.0ppg, 9.0apg, 2.6spg)Notable MentionsDwight Howard (Houston Rockets)Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies)Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors)LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)Chris Bosh (Miami Heat)Kobe Bryant (LA Lakers)My MVP watch has been changing by the game as guys feel their way into the season.
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