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  • Steelers | Pittsburgh loses two RBs Saturday

    Footballguys.com News Blogger
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:45 pm
    Pittsburgh Steelers RB Josh Harris (shoulder) and RB Ross Scheuerman (Achilles') were unable to finish practice Saturday, Aug. 1.
  • JDS Podcast Episode 128: Can Athletes Quit Being So Dumb?

    Junior D Sports
    Junior D
    8 Jul 2015 | 10:09 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss College Football pre season polls, NBA Free Agency and the NFL. We also get into Russell Wilson’s sex life, JPP blowing up his hand on the 4th of July and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Stanton rehab 'definitely slower' than expected

    ESPN.com - TOP
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:40 pm
    Stanton rehab 'definitely slower' than expected
  • Hakeem Olajuwon Was Something Else In College, Man

    Deadspin
    Nick Martin
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:25 am
    Today the NBA played the league’s first-ever game in Africa, pitting “Team World” against “Team Africa” in Johannesburg. The game—which managed to be largely boring, yet still a breath of fresh air in the final dog days of summer—was won by Team World, 101-97, and featured one nostalgic and genuinely cool moment when Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo (who are 52 and 49, respectively) suited up in retro uniforms and took the court. The duo got a standing ovation. Olajuwon even scored, using his marquee move, the Dream Shake, to hit a jumper over Nikola Vucevic.Read more...
  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 20

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:41 am
    Kyle Busch's dominance continued as he won the Brickyard 400, his third consecutive win. Busch's four wins tie him with Jimmie Johnson for the most this season. As Busch nears Chase eligibility, Kevin Harvick maintains the lead in the points.
 
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  • Hakeem Olajuwon Was Something Else In College, Man

    Nick Martin
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:25 am
    Today the NBA played the league’s first-ever game in Africa, pitting “Team World” against “Team Africa” in Johannesburg. The game—which managed to be largely boring, yet still a breath of fresh air in the final dog days of summer—was won by Team World, 101-97, and featured one nostalgic and genuinely cool moment when Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo (who are 52 and 49, respectively) suited up in retro uniforms and took the court. The duo got a standing ovation. Olajuwon even scored, using his marquee move, the Dream Shake, to hit a jumper over Nikola Vucevic.Read more...
  • How To Make Perlo, The Deep South's Best Take On Chicken And Rice

    Chris Thompson on Foodspin, shared by Albert Burneko to Deadspin
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:45 am
    Here’s the thing about South Carolina: if you drive far enough inland from the ocean, you will run out of fingers on which to count highway billboards threatening you with ultimatums like “Accept Jesus Or Burn In Hell.” Not a whole lot to recommend the place once you get out of earshot of the surf.Read more...
  • Ole Miss Lineman, Stepfather Drop Mutual Domestic Violence Claims

    Nick Martin
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:12 am
    Ole Miss All-SEC tackle Laremy Tunsil and his stepfather, Lindsey Miller, have decided to drop the charges of domestic violence the two had filed against one another.Read more...
  • Saturday's Best Deals: Strategy Board Games, Flash Storage, and More

    Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Deadspin
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:07 am
    Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...
  • Oh

    Timothy Burke
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:53 pm
    We go live to the Busch Stadium bathroom. Oh, oh sweet heavens. (via @being_mccarthy) pic.twitter.com/8pNgdfHhie August 1, 2015 Read more...
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 20

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:41 am
    Kyle Busch's dominance continued as he won the Brickyard 400, his third consecutive win. Busch's four wins tie him with Jimmie Johnson for the most this season. As Busch nears Chase eligibility, Kevin Harvick maintains the lead in the points.
  • Same Fight, Different Round

    28 Jul 2015 | 9:28 am
    Allen Iverson accepted the NBA Players Association's inaugural "Game Changer" award last week with an emotional speech. SC's Corrie Trouw says that Iverson once again reminded the sports world the power of perseverance and self-belief.
  • Froome and Greipel Win at Tour de France

    27 Jul 2015 | 10:22 am
    SC's Brad Oremland recaps the 102nd edition of cycling's most famous race, including the success of Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, and Andre Greipel, plus summaries of all four jersey competitions and race evaluations for all 22 teams.
  • Big 12 Needs to Be 12, and Soon

    23 Jul 2015 | 11:48 am
    Talk of realignment once again hit the college football scene this week. SC's Jean Neuberger takes a look at the one conference that needs to take a serious look at the expansion picture.
  • Bill Arnsparger, RIP: 1926-2015

    21 Jul 2015 | 11:47 am
    SC's Brad Oremland remembers the career of longtime football coach Bill Arnsparger, who served on seven teams that played for an NFL championship, coordinated the No-Name Defense, and helped create the 3-4 defensive alignment. He passed on Friday.
 
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    Yahoo Sports - Top News

  • Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Aug 2015 | 8:33 pm
    When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes' hands in the eighth inning, Lucas Duda let the rest of the National League know how tough it's going to be now to get through the middle of the new Mets' lineup. Duda hit a tiebreaking double after Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading New York to a come-from-behind, 3-2 victory over the Nationals on Saturday night in front of the second largest crowd ever for a Mets game at Citi Field. ''That's exactly what we're hoping to do, put some guys in the middle of that lineup, where you have bats throughout that can produce…
  • WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Aug 2015 | 7:53 pm
    The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests. The moves come after an Associated Press investigation showed a serious health risk to Olympic athletes in venues around Rio rife with sewage. In a statement to the AP, the World Health Organization said it suggested the International Olympic Committee start monitoring for viruses at the Rio venues.
  • Reds beat Cole for 3rd time this season, top Pirates 4-3 (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Aug 2015 | 7:53 pm
    Eugenio Suarez became the latest Reds hitter to frustrate Gerrit Cole. The shortstop had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off Pittsburgh's 14-game winner, and Cincinnati extended its home-field success over the Pirates with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night. Cole (14-5) leads the majors in wins, but three of his five losses have come against the Reds, a team he has never beaten.
  • Lucchino stepping down from position with Red Sox (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Aug 2015 | 6:41 pm
    Larry Lucchino is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox at the end of this season. Team spokesman Kevin Gregg said Saturday night in an email that Lucchino hopes to remain with the club in some capacity. Gregg also said Sam Kennedy, the executive vice president and COO of the Red Sox, is Lucchino's choice to take over as president.
  • Shaw's big day carries Red Sox past Rays11-7 (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Aug 2015 | 6:12 pm
    Travis Shaw's teammates teased him about going for the cycle in his last at-bat. Shaw hit his first two major league homers and went 4-for-4 with five runs scored and four RBIs to lead the Boston Red Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 11-7 on Saturday. ''He got the word yesterday,'' manager John Farrell said of Shaw being recalled.
 
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    MLB News Index

  • Mariners stack could deliver vs. Twins

    Fred Zinkie
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:15 pm
    These players could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Sunday.
  • Key things to watch for in today's games

    Jamal Collier
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:13 pm
    Here are a few matchups and games to look forward to on Sunday.
  • Suzuki's walk-off awakens bats from slumber

    Rhett Bollinger
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:06 pm
    The Twins showed their resiliency against Mariners closer Carson Smith, scoring twice with two outs in the ninth, including a walk-off RBI single from Kurt Suzuki in a much-needed 3-2 win in front of a frenzied crowd at Target Field.
  • De La Rosa pitches Rockies past Cardinals

    Thomas Harding and David Cobb
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:57 pm
    A Cardinals team that exploded for 28 hits and 15 runs in the first two games of the series struggled on Saturday against Jorge De La Rosa, who threw 6 2/3 innings and lifted the free-swinging Rockies to a 6-2 win on Saturday night.
  • Pence sparks Giants' comeback win vs. Texas

    Chris Haft and Cody Stavenhagen
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:51 pm
    Giants right fielder Hunter Pence tied the game with an RBI single in the eighth and then hit a go-ahead home run in the 11th, providing the force behind a 9-7 Giants win over the Rangers on Saturday.
 
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    NFL.com

  • Seahawks, Bobby Wagner agree to 4-year extension

    NFL.com
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:20 pm
    Linebacker Bobby Wagner has agreed to terms on a four-year extension with the Seahawks, per a source familiar with the deal, according to NFL Media's Rand Getlin.
  • Eagles trade CB Brandon Boykin to Steelers

    Patra, Kevin
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:10 pm
    Brandon Boykin spent three seasons in Philadelphia where he started six games. The cornerback had seven interceptions and four forced fumbles as a member of the Eagles.
  • Redskins plan to run the ball a lot more in 2015

    Patra, Kevin
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:55 pm
    Robert Griffin III might get all the attention, but NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport says that the Redskins will be shifting their focus towards their running backs in 2015. Will the strategy pay dividends?
  • Jets' Devin Smith (ribs) expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    NFL.com
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:14 pm
    Jets wide receiver Devin Smith suffered broken ribs and a partially punctured lung on Friday, the team announced. Smith is expected to miss four to six weeks, NFL Media's Albert Breer reports.
  • Eric Weddle 'relishing' last training camp with Chargers

    Patra, Kevin
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:50 pm
    Eric Weddle sounds adamant that it's his final year in San Diego and the Pro Bowl safety said he's relishing his final training camp with his teammates.
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    The Big Lead

  • Aaron Rodgers Threw a Football into a Tiny Net From 45 Yards Away

    Jason McIntyre
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:01 pm
    #Packers must see! Slow-motion video of Rodgers hitting the net from 45 yards pic.twitter.com/ifBM6sTCaP — Dave Schroeder (@SchroederWBAY) August 1, 2015 Aaron Rodgers, the best QB in the NFL right now, has some obscene accuracy. He did this Saturday at training camp. Related: Aaron Rodgers Calls Out Dennis Dodd for Complaining About Not Getting an Interview After Wisconsin’s Win Related: Aaron Rodgers: I Don’t Think God Cares About the Outcome of Football Games Related: Olivia Munn Swings Sword, Aaron Rodgers Feigns Seriousness in Background
  • T.Y. Hilton Wore a Hamburger Backpack, Possibly to Make a Point About His Contract

    Kyle Koster
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:35 pm
    T.Y. Hilton is in the midst of contract negotiations with the Indianapolis Colts. And what better way to improve your bargaining position than by wearing a backpack with a hamburger on it? Okay. There are probably better ways. But that’s what Hilton did today when he showed up to camp. Big Mac time for @TYHilton13 #Colts @WISH_TV pic.twitter.com/2SeZqxeakV — Chris Widlic (@Chris_Widlic) August 1, 2015 Hilton, who is fortunate enough to have an extensive backpack collection, was asked if his delicious-looking apparel was intentional. Asked whether there was any symbolism involved,…
  • Kyle Long's Big Wheel is the Highlight of Bears Training Camp

    Kyle Koster
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Fast and The Furious 8 Bourbannais Drift pic.twitter.com/Us2Yscv2f8 — Kyle (@Ky1eLong) August 1, 2015 Like all offensive linemen, Kyle Long is flashy. It’s the all-eyes-on-me personality that allows these guys to duke it out in the trenches. And drives jersey sales. The Bears guard is taking training camp and the town of Bourbonnais by storm with his tricked-out Big Wheel. kyle long is a cool dude… his ride and his shirt are both great pic.twitter.com/jaCl5cgpr0 — Prince Of Persia ☫ (@Allahs_Camel) August 1, 2015 This is @Ky1eLong ride here at camp. Sources: he’s gonna…
  • Brave Man Decides Busch Stadium Bathroom Floor is Perfect Spot for Nap

    Kyle Koster
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:01 am
    One of the Best Fans in Baseball found an unconventional place to lay his sweet head last night: the floor of a Busch Stadium bathroom. We go live to the Busch Stadium bathroom. Oh, oh sweet heavens. (via @being_mccarthy) pic.twitter.com/8pNgdfHhie — Matt Sebek (@MattSebek) August 1, 2015 This is likely not a choice I would make. It’s likely not a choice you, the intelligent reader, would make. But this guy seems at peace with the decision. He looks warm and safe. He looks as if he’s perfectly okay with using a piece of toilet paper as a pillow. This morning, however, may have…
  • Josh Reddick Honored Rowdy Roddy Piper with Bagpipe Walkup Music

    Kyle Koster
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:59 am
    Josh Reddick is a big fan of professional wrestling. The Oakland Athletics outfielder once had his beard shaved off by Daniel Bryan and conducted an interview in Ultimate Warrior attire. So it was only natural he paid tribute to Rowdy Roddy Piper on Friday. Reddick used bagpipes for his walkup music as an homage to the recently departed wrestler. .@RealJoshReddick honors the late Roddy Piper by using bagpipes as his walkup music tonight. Nice tribute. — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) August 1, 2015 Reddick also used the music back in 2012 during his best season as a pro. Last night,…
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    Footballguys.com News Blogger

  • Cowboys | Joseph Randle polishing his game

    1 Aug 2015 | 7:38 pm
    Dallas Cowboys RB Joseph Randle said he is working on his pass protection skills as he tries to improve on the intangibles he will need to win the starting running back job.
  • Redskins | Jamison Crowder making plays

    1 Aug 2015 | 7:25 pm
    Washington Redskins WR Jamison Crowder has stood out in training camp, and he was on the receiving end of a 50-yard pass from QB Kirk Cousins Friday, July 31. 'He has done a great job,' head coach Gruden said. 'He's very smart. He went to Duke and understands the passing game, understands route concepts. He has got good, strong hands, [is] very quick in and out of breaks. But he does have a role as a punt returner, for sure.'
  • Steelers | Pittsburgh loses two RBs Saturday

    1 Aug 2015 | 5:45 pm
    Pittsburgh Steelers RB Josh Harris (shoulder) and RB Ross Scheuerman (Achilles') were unable to finish practice Saturday, Aug. 1.
  • Chiefs | Jamaal Charles used in passing game

    1 Aug 2015 | 5:27 pm
    Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles was emphasized in the screen game during practice Saturday, Aug. 1, and in one drill, nine straight passes were thrown to running backs. Footballguys View: The Chiefs didn't throw a touchdown to a wide receiver at all last year. The arrival of Jeremy Maclin should change that, but this team is still going to target Charles plenty as a receiver out of the backfield.
  • Chiefs | Eric Berry working with second-team

    1 Aug 2015 | 5:21 pm
    Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry (illness) worked with the second-team defense during practice Saturday, Aug. 1. Footballguys View: We're so happy to see Berry back on the field after beating cancer. We are part of #TeamBerry for sure. We'll see if he can work his way up the depth chart during camp.
 
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  • INTRODUCING THE SHUT UP SCHEDULE

    Ryan Nanni
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    THE HARDEST 2015 SCHEDULE WE COULD DEVISE IS HERE Everyone knows the best thing about college football: arguing about scheduling. It's totally normal to find out Alabama and Louisville are going to play each other in 2018 in what could be a really, really awesome non-conference game and say "well yeah but it's on a neutral field play a REAL road game Bama." Have you booed Baylor for not playing anyone recently? You should do that. Your Power 5 school will surely get around to scheduling them soon. Surely! But let's say you don't want to get a bunch of shit about your schedule. We've put…
  • THE MORNING CONSTITUTIONAL IS COOKIN' WITH DREW OTT

    Peter Berkes
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:30 am
    GET YOUR PROTEIN UP WITH A SATISFYING CRUNCH. On Thursday, the world learned about the culinary stylings of Iowa defensive lineman Drew Ott. Eating raw eggs may be a bit weird to most poeple, but it's certainly not untrammeled ground. I've been lead to believe all boxers eat loads of uncooked eggs by TV and movies, so I'm sure that's 100% true. However, Ott's culinary peccadillos are a bit more, uhhh, gross than that. The first eggs eaten by humans millions of years ago were more than likely consumed just like Ott did it, popping it back in one bite like it's nature's Ferrero Rocher,…
  • THE 2024 MEMPHIS SUMMER OLYMPICS

    Ryan Nanni
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:50 pm
    IT CAN'T BE THAT HARD SO LET'S GRIZZ THIS BAD BOY UP Thanks to Boston and its selfish, un-American need to protect untold amounts of taxpayer funds from being spent on an international sporting event, our country may not get to host the Olympics in 2024. There's a possibility Los Angeles will step up and save the U.S. bid at the last minute, but it's well-known that in nine years fifteen NFL franchises will call L.A. home. No chance Roger Goodell lets the Olympics steal his headlines like that. THE BURBANK SAINTS ARE GONNA BOUNCE BACK THIS SEASON I TELL YOU! But there is one city, one…
  • THE MC LISTS A TOP 25 FROM 1926

    Spencer Hall
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:09 am
    THE FIRST YEAR OF THE TOP 25 SHOWS THAT VERY LITTLE HAS CHANGED 1. Alabama 2. Stanford 3. Syphilis 4. Al Capone 5. Navy 6. Michigan 7. SUPERSYPHILIS 8. Black lung 9. Northwestern 10. Gloriella, The Luminous and Disease-Free Super-Whore of St. Louis! (apostrophe part of legal proper name) 11. Lafayette Leopards 12. Racism 13. The Kuomintang (ft. Chiang Kai-Shek, Beanie Siegel, and Cory Gunz) 14. MEGASUPERSYPHILIS 15. The beautiful and still-kissable corpse of Rudolf Valentino 16. Telling your beau/belle how much you adore them by yelling through a giant fucking megaphone as loud as you can for…
  • SHUTDOWN FULLCAST 3.13: YOUR COLLEGE FOOTBALL MOVIE PROBABLY SUCKS

    Spencer Hall
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:20 am
    ALSO INCLUDED: A LOVING BUT BRUTAL DISCUSSION OF IOWA STATE FOOTBALL, HOOSIERS IS A BAD MOVIE, AND WERNER HERZOG NEEDS TO BE SYRACUSE'S NARRATOR FOR LIFE The Fullcast goes way, way long this week, eclipsing the hour mark mostly because SOMEONE found Chris Berman's IMDB page halfway through the broadcast. (He was in The Program AND Necessary Roughness! He's practically the Jean-Paul Belmondo of '90s football films!) Topics: Why "Hoosiers" sucks and how George Lucas is going to put CGI Jabba into a remastered "Birth of a Nation" Why "Rudy" and most other college football movies suck, but also…
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  • Let’s Stop Calling Kid Cudi A Rapper And Call Him A ‘Confused’ Musician

    rmjoseph23
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:45 pm
    Getty Image Kid Cudi released the first single off his upcoming Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven album today. It isn’t bad but don’t confuse its replay value with it being ground-breaking. The track, “Confused,” sees Cudder take on grunge. It’s befitting because the Cleveland musician seems like the perfect, modern-day artist to swaddle himself in the sound. He adapts well enough. The guitar riffs come jagged and rough while Cudi enunciates maudlin lines like “looking in the mirror is hard” and “I hate the gun but I want the sun.” If he can…
  • Ed Droste Has A Major Problem With Taylor Swift, And He Won’t Stop Throwing Shade

    Kimberly Ricci
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:30 pm
    Getty Image Taylor Swift dominates the pop charts and music awards shows, and she has a gathering of model friends to defend her honor at every turn. That’s a good thing for Swift, who ends up entering Twitter feuds on a monthly basis, and shading fellow pop stars equally as often. Swift knows how to hold a grudge, and she inspires others to do the same. Swift’s latest rival is Ed Droste, lead singer of indie band Grizzly Bear. His hipster sensibilities are offended by the mass consumption of Swift. Ed’s been complaining about Swift for years. Super relieved Taylor Swift is…
  • AMC’s Martial-Arts Drama ‘Into The Badlands’ To Premiere After ‘The Walking Dead’ This November

    Aaron
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:00 pm
    AMC AMC is about to tackle a new TV genre this fall: Martial-Arts. Announced at its TCA panel on Friday, the network is planning on premiering its new martial-arts themed drama Into the Badlands this fall and it will be using the apocalyptic juggernaut that is The Walking Dead as the new series’ lead-in: “‘Into The Badlands’ is an exciting moment for us in that martial arts is not only a new genre for an AMC series, but also one that has been largely absent from television for 15 years,” said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming for AMC and SundanceTV.
  • Dr. Dre Is Finally Releasing A New Album Titled ‘Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre’

    Bansky
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:42 pm
    It’s official, Detox is dead. But there is a new Dr. Dre album on the way. Yes, the legendary producer has announced a real deal, brand new full-length album titled Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre. Dre made the announcement during his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy, saying, “Detox didn’t come out because I didn’t like it. It wasn’t good. I’ma keep it 1000. I couldn’t do that to my fans.” Dre’s follow-up to 2001 is finally on the way nearly 16 years later and was inspired by the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton. Featuring the likes of…
  • The Cast Of Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Visited A Children’s Hospital In Full Costume

    Ashley Burns
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Via Tufts Medical Center Taking a break from filming the upcoming and very-much-talked-about reboot, the cast of Paul Feig’s (don’t call it Lady) Ghostbusters spent their Saturday making some kids pretty happy. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones brought their proton packs to the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, according to the Tufts Medical Center Facebook page. “They were a true delight to have today,” said Brooke Hynes, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for Tufts Medical Center. “They were so kind to all the kids and their…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • Let’s Stop Calling Kid Cudi A Rapper And Call Him A ‘Confused’ Musician

    rmjoseph23
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:45 pm
    Getty Image Kid Cudi released the first single off his upcoming Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven album today. It isn’t bad but don’t confuse its replay value with it being ground-breaking. The track, “Confused,” sees Cudder take on grunge. It’s befitting because the Cleveland musician seems like the perfect, modern-day artist to swaddle himself in the sound. He adapts well enough. The guitar riffs come jagged and rough while Cudi enunciates maudlin lines like “looking in the mirror is hard” and “I hate the gun but I want the sun.” If he can…
  • Ed Droste Has A Major Problem With Taylor Swift, And He Won’t Stop Throwing Shade

    Kimberly Ricci
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:30 pm
    Getty Image Taylor Swift dominates the pop charts and music awards shows, and she has a gathering of model friends to defend her honor at every turn. That’s a good thing for Swift, who ends up entering Twitter feuds on a monthly basis, and shading fellow pop stars equally as often. Swift knows how to hold a grudge, and she inspires others to do the same. Swift’s latest rival is Ed Droste, lead singer of indie band Grizzly Bear. His hipster sensibilities are offended by the mass consumption of Swift. Ed’s been complaining about Swift for years. Super relieved Taylor Swift is…
  • AMC’s Martial-Arts Drama ‘Into The Badlands’ To Premiere After ‘The Walking Dead’ This November

    Aaron
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:00 pm
    AMC AMC is about to tackle a new TV genre this fall: Martial-Arts. Announced at its TCA panel on Friday, the network is planning on premiering its new martial-arts themed drama Into the Badlands this fall and it will be using the apocalyptic juggernaut that is The Walking Dead as the new series’ lead-in: “‘Into The Badlands’ is an exciting moment for us in that martial arts is not only a new genre for an AMC series, but also one that has been largely absent from television for 15 years,” said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming for AMC and SundanceTV.
  • Dr. Dre Is Finally Releasing A New Album Titled ‘Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre’

    Bansky
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:42 pm
    It’s official, Detox is dead. But there is a new Dr. Dre album on the way. Yes, the legendary producer has announced a real deal, brand new full-length album titled Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre. Dre made the announcement during his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy, saying, “Detox didn’t come out because I didn’t like it. It wasn’t good. I’ma keep it 1000. I couldn’t do that to my fans.” Dre’s follow-up to 2001 is finally on the way nearly 16 years later and was inspired by the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton. Featuring the likes of…
  • The Cast Of Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Visited A Children’s Hospital In Full Costume

    Ashley Burns
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Via Tufts Medical Center Taking a break from filming the upcoming and very-much-talked-about reboot, the cast of Paul Feig’s (don’t call it Lady) Ghostbusters spent their Saturday making some kids pretty happy. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones brought their proton packs to the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, according to the Tufts Medical Center Facebook page. “They were a true delight to have today,” said Brooke Hynes, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for Tufts Medical Center. “They were so kind to all the kids and their…
 
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  • Chase Utley Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Phillies 2B

    1 Aug 2015 | 9:07 pm
    The MLB non-waiver trade deadline may have passed, but Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley could wind up in a new uniform by the end of the month. Continue for updates. Utley Drawing Interest from at Least Three Teams Saturday, Aug. 1 Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported the Chicago Cubs are at least considering the idea of adding Utley before the waiver deadline. Wittenmyer also conceded, however, that "it looks like a long shot at this point, if only because of all the variables in play." If the Cubs back out of the race, the Los Angeles Angels may take their…
  • Danny Garcia vs. Paulie Malignaggi: Winner, Recap and Reaction

    1 Aug 2015 | 8:18 pm
    Danny "Swift" Garcia (31-0, 18 KO) punished Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi (33-7) for nearly eight rounds before referee Arthur Mercante Jr. rescued the game, as Garcia clearly overmatched the former two-time champion in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday. Officially, Garcia prevailed by a ninth-round TKO. ESPN.com's Dan Rafael tweeted the result: Malignaggi might have won one round—the second—or perhaps he might have just taken less damage in that round. For almost every second of the fight, Garcia chased Malignaggi and missed a lot of punches, but he was hit very little by a…
  • UFC 190 Results: What We Learned from Antonio Silva vs. Soa Palelei

    1 Aug 2015 | 8:17 pm
    Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva defeated Soa Palelei in the second fight of UFC 190's main card. After back-to-back losses, Bigfoot's back was against the wall, and he performed well enough to move right back into the thick of things at heavyweight. Bigfoot lost the opening round. He was doing well enough, but Palelei ended up in top position. “The Hulk” was not able to land too many clean blows to cause damage, but he did enough to secure the round. It was pretty even until the start of the second. In less than a minute, Bigfoot won the fight. He wasted no time in finishing…
  • UFC 190 Results: What We Learned from Jessica Aguilar vs. Claudia Gadelha

    1 Aug 2015 | 7:59 pm
    UFC 190 kicked off with an important contender bout in the other women’s division, as Jessica Aguilar and Claudia Gadelha met to determine who would likely be next for a strawweight title shot. While the world was waiting to see Ronda Rousey ply her trade in the main event, Aguilar and Gadelha took advantage of the spotlight with a spirited affair of their own. Over 15 minutes, Gadelha repeatedly scored with punching combinations and knees, punctuated by occasional takedowns, on her way to a unanimous decision win. Aguilar came on late, perhaps overcoming some Octagon jitters to…
  • NASCAR Xfinity Series at Iowa 2015: Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

    1 Aug 2015 | 7:55 pm
    Ryan Blaney nearly went wire-to-wire Saturday night at the Iowa Speedway as he won the U.S. Cellular 250. Blaney led all but 15 of the 260 laps on the night in what was one of the more commanding performances you'll see in the Xfinity Series this year. With that said, a pair of cautions near the end of the race almost resulted in Blaney's downfall. With five laps to go, Brendan Gaughan threw caution to the wind and attempted to pass Blaney on the inside. The two cars almost made contact, with Blaney avoiding a wreck and remaining in first. The two battled once again following a caution on Lap…
 
 
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  • Isner on course for Atlanta Open hat-trick

    1 Aug 2015 | 8:32 pm
    (Reuters) - Big-serving American John Isner and Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis will meet in the final of the Atlanta Open after hard-fought three-set semi-final victories on Saturday.
  • Rookie Iglesias beats Pirates as Cole's bid for 15th win fails

    1 Aug 2015 | 8:09 pm
    (The Sports Xchange) - Rookie right-hander Raisel Iglesias pitched six solid innings while shortstop Eugenio Suarez drove in three runs to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
  • Leaked IAAF data reveals hundreds of abnormal blood tests: report

    1 Aug 2015 | 6:32 pm
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Athletics looks set to be plunged into a new doping crisis after IAAF test data leaked to two news organizations showed hundreds of suspect samples from athletes, including Olympic and world championship medalists, the BBC reported on Sunday.
  • Merritt, Chappell share lead, Tiger slips back

    1 Aug 2015 | 5:45 pm
    (Reuters) - Americans Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell, both looking for their first PGA Tour wins, shared a one-shot lead after Saturday's third round of the Quicken Loans National, while tournament host Tiger Woods fell from contention.
  • Kershaw extends scoreless inning streak

    1 Aug 2015 | 5:40 pm
    (The Sports Xchange) - Left-hander Clayton Kershaw extended his streak of consecutive scoreless innings to 37 while leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in front of 52,979 at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Cubs May Pursue Chase Utley

    Brad Johnson
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:53 pm
    The Cubs may pursue Phillies second baseman Chase Utley prior to the August trade deadline, writes Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Utley will begin a rehab assignment tomorrow. He would need 251 plate appearances to activate a 2016 option, an exceedingly unlikely event. The former star has struggled this season with a .179/.257/.275 slash. However, a .186 BABIP suggests a rebound is possible. He’s owed about $5MM over the rest of the season. The Cubs would look to have the Phillies cover part of his salary. An Utley acquisition would provide depth to existing middle…
  • Dodgers Notes: Money, Olivera, Samardzija

    Brad Johnson
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:49 pm
    This week’s complicated three-way trade looks like a great move for the Dodgers, a mixed bag for the Braves, and another deal for the Marlins which appears to be financially motivated, Keith Law of ESPN.com (Insider sub. req’d) writes.  The Dodgers badly needed another starter given the injuries in their rotation and lack of organizational depth and Law believes that Mat Latos is probably worth two extra wins to L.A. the rest of the way. Here’s more out of L.A. The Dodgers are paying $85.75MM for eight players no longer with the organization, writes Bill Shaikin of the Los…
  • Rosenthal’s Latest: Dodgers, Mets, Hamels, Jays, Astros

    Brad Johnson
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:22 pm
    An elite starting pitcher was a luxury good for the Dodgers, writes Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. That’s why Los Angeles passed on talents like Cole Hamels, David Price, and Johnny Cueto despite possessing the prospect depth to acquire their pick of the litter. Instead, the club flexed its financial might to acquire Mat Latos, Alex Wood, Jim Johnson, Luis Avilan, and Jose Peraza. The biggest piece dealt away by the Dodgers was 30-year-old Cuban infielder Hector Olivera. The utility man has not yet reached the majors after signing a six-year, $62.5MM deal with the Dodgers. A full $28MM…
  • Minor MLB Transactions: 8/1/15

    Charlie Wilmoth
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Here are today’s minor moves from around the league. The Mets have signed pitcher Tim Stauffer to a minor league contract, according to the MLB transactions page. Stauffer was released by the Twins earlier this summer and signed with the independent Sugar Land Skeeters in mid-July. He posted a 6.60 ERA in 15 innings with the Twins. Over a 590 inning major league career, he has a 3.94 ERA with 6.73 K/9 and 3.05 BB/9. In his heyday, he worked between 90 and 92 mph. He averaged just 88 mph with his fastball during his stint with Minnesota. The Giants have released pitcher Erik Cordier,…
  • Red Sox President Larry Lucchino To Be Replaced

    Brad Johnson
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:58 pm
    The Red Sox will replace president and CEO Larry Lucchino by the end of the season, reports Michael Silverman and Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald. Lucchino’s contract expires at the end of the season. The Red Sox have reportedly been working on a succession plan for some time with rumors of a shake up first reported during spring training. While executive turnover in baseball can be fraught with drama, it appears that Lucchino and the Red Sox are still on good terms. Chairman Tom Werner spoke about reaching a new agreement with Lucchino, saying “we are hopeful…we will…
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  • League hasn’t contacted Patriots about email release, yet

    Mike Florio
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:43 pm
    On Friday, the New England Patriots took their concerns about the league office’s handling of the #DeflateGate controversy to the proverbial next level, releasing a chain of email communications expressing displeasure with leaks from the league office and requesting that the Ted Wells investigation include that topic. In response to one of the most aggressive…
  • Report: Seahawks, Bobby Wagner work out a deal

    Mike Florio
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:19 pm
    On Friday, Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner responded to the news of a new deal for quarterback Russell Wilson by tweeting: “Can’t keep everyone.” Wagner may be right, but the Seahawks will be keeping him. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Seahawks and Wagner have agreed to terms on a contract extension. No other…
  • Von Miller exits substance-abuse program

    Mike Florio
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:03 pm
    Two years ago, Broncos linebacker Von Miller missed the first six games of the season as part of a negotiated resolution under the substance abuse policy, based on allegations that he conspired with a sample collector to beat drug tests. Now, Miller has stayed clean long enough to exit the substance-abuse program entirely, according to…
  • Eagles trade Brandon Boykin to Steelers

    Michael David Smith
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:55 pm
    In an unusual trade at the start of training camp, cornerback Brandon Boykin is heading from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. The Steelers gave up a conditional 2016 fifth-round pick to get Boykin from the Eagles. At 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds, Boykin was viewed as too small for what the Eagles were trying to do defensively. Still,…
  • Typo for now: NFL calls San Antonio a “team market”

    Mike Florio
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:13 pm
    When I was a kid, I’d study the back of the cereal box while eating breakfast. In time, it became the baseball box scores from the local newspaper — back when they actually put box scores in the local paper and still had, you know, local newspapers. Now, I’ve trade the Crunch Berries box and…
 
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    Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo.com

  • Malinga waxes on youngsters despite personal wane

    1 Aug 2015 | 5:41 pm
    Six cricketers with two T20 caps or fewer played in the Sri Lanka team on Saturday, and Malinga believed he had done Sri Lankan cricket a service by showcasing these cricketers at the top level.
  • Mommsen satisfied with convincing wins

    1 Aug 2015 | 12:42 pm
    Scotland captain Preston Mommsen has expressed relief at having secured the full four points from a pair of WCL Championship outings against Nepal after both contests were marred by poor weather
  • Bayliss won't curb England enthusiasm

    1 Aug 2015 | 11:49 am
    England's commitment to attacking with the bat, whatever the consequences, has received official endorsement from their new coach
  • Afridi, Anwar Ali stun SL with one-wicket win

    1 Aug 2015 | 11:21 am
    Anwar Ali, Pakistan's No. 9 batsman, waltzed into the belly of a baying Premadasa with 66 required from 35 balls, and produced a cataclysmic 46 from 17 balls, to help prise stunning victory from the clutches of almost-certain defeat
  • Edwards leads dismantling of Middlesex

    1 Aug 2015 | 9:40 am
    International bowlers Jackson Bird and Fidel Edwards sliced through Middlesex as Hampshire cruised to a ten-wicket win in the Royal London Cup
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  • GroSkool 2.0: Grow’em Big!

    DavidB
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:05 am
    It seems reasonably certain that in our re-legalized future home growing will be allowed.  For reasons never entirely clear, a six-plant-three-in-flower garden is becoming the standard.  Nevada's proposition for a twelve-plant-garden would be much easier to manage.  But, okay, six plants means when I flower them my girls have to be BIG.  Look here: The premise of the home grow is to be able to feed your own head, along with all heads for which you bear some responsibility. If you can only have three in bloom at a time you must maximine the number of budding sites the plant has. Follow me…
  • New Stock Photos Normalize Recreational Cannabis

    The Queen of Clovers
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:20 am
    In the past, those searching for images to accompany marijuana-related articles have had a hard time finding ones that depict the positive and productive world many adult cannabis smokers occupy. However, thanks to a new release by advocacy group, The Drug Alliance, there are now at least 64 new photos that show adult recreational stoners for who they really are: functional, responsible people, who enjoying cannabis throughout the day.       From images of a group of middle-aged friends sharing a bong over a board game and a couple smoking a pipe in bed to a woman injecting…
  • Drake vs. Meek Mill

    Duney Kush
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:20 am
    Drake is back on the mic with yet another response to Meek Mill's allegations that he uses ghostwriters. The rapper dropped his latest diss track, "Back To Back," Wednesday morning, July 29, after sharing the first, "Charged Up," last Saturday. He comes for Meek with some pretty harsh verses, calling out the fact that he has yet to respond with bars of his own, and instead is using "trigger fingers turned to Twitter fingers." (Meek, though so far without a diss track of his own, has been very vocal about the beef on his timeline.) "You love her then you gotta get a world tour," Drake…
  • Drake Donates $75,000 to Meek Mill’s High School

    Duney Kush
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:20 am
    According to Complex, Drake has donated $75,000 toward creating a recording studio at a troubled high school in Philadelphia, PA. Strawberry Mansion High School, which Meek Mill attended, has struggled with violence and budget issues, and principal Linda Cliatt-Wayman has faced an uphill battle trying to improve academics on campus and reduce violence. ABC News screened a report on Wayman’s efforts last year, prompting Drake to get involved. Related: Drake Releases Another Meek Mill Diss, “Back to Back”As a surprise, he showed up at the school to speak to students while he was on tour…
  • Master Bong & The Lava Lamp Bong

    DavidB
    31 Jul 2015 | 9:20 am
    Let's join Master Bong as he opens a new toy. https://youtu.be/En9kfvsGMqM   [Image via: Google images "Master Bong"]
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  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 8/1/15

    LestersLegends
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:53 am
    Matt Wisler, Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies Matt Wisler is 5-1 with a 3.43 ERA. He’s a good start against the lowly Phillies. Season Totals: 29-32, 486.2 IP, 391 Ks, 3.55 ERA (192 earned runs), 1.23 WHIP (454 hits, 144 walks)
  • 2015 Fantasy Football High Upside Options

    LestersLegends
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    Here’s a look at ten players that could provide excellent value for fantasy football GMs. Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots Even if Brady can’t get his suspension overruled or overturned, Brady will still be available for the most important part of the season. Jameis Winston, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Winston not only has the “It” factor, he also has a trio of 6’5″ targets in wide receivers Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins. Winston may chuck a fair share of interceptions, but his yardage and touchdown totals should be…
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 7/31/15

    LestersLegends
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:46 am
    Williams Perez, Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies Williams Perez is 4-0 with a 2.88 ERA. He is 2-0 on the road with a 2.33 ERA. Williams had a 2.91 ERA last year for Double-A Mississippi and a 1.33 ERA for Triple-A Gwinnett this year. Season Totals: 29-31, 480.2 IP, 387 Ks, 3.50 ERA (187 earned runs), 1.22 WHIP (448 hits, 140 walks)
  • 2015 Best Fantasy Football Team Name Contest

    LestersLegends
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:30 am
    The 2015 fantasy football season is around the corner. Not only do you have to put in the prep work for your fantasy football draft, but you gotta come up with a cool team name. The 2015 Lester’s Legends Best Fantasy Football Team Name Contest gives you a chance to show off how clever you are. Not only will you have the bragging rights, but you have a chance to take home a prize. The winner will take home a $25 gift certificate. All you need to win is a creative name and contact information to get your prize. You can reference football players, songs, movies, whatever. Just be…
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 7/30/15

    LestersLegends
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:08 am
    Danny Duffy, Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays Danny Duffy is 4-4 with a 4.03 ERA. He is 2-0 in his past four starts with a 1.37 ERA. Duffy threw six scoreless innings against the Jays on July 10th. Season Totals: 28-31, 472.2 IP, 383 Ks, 3.56 ERA (187 earned runs), 1.23 WHIP (441 hits, 139 walks)
 
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

    BikeSnobNYC
    31 Jul 2015 | 9:27 am
    Of all the many reasons to love and respect the paradigm for human behavior that is pro cycling, perhaps the most compelling is the integrity of the team ownership, as exemplified here by Oleg Tinkov:Wow, okay.So what are we to make of this?  Well, there are three possibilities:1) Between the inherent limitations of the Twitter medium and the fact that Tinkov is not a native English speaker, some nuance was lost here, so when he says "no monkeyobama" to Vaughters what he's really doing is warning Vaughters not to draw the comparison, à la "Don't go there;"2) Tinkov is fiercely…
  • The Evolution of the Fred

    BikeSnobNYC
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:13 am
    Like New York City, London is an economic powerhouse, and wherever you find money you find Freds:(Parking for one (1) Fred, spotted in London by a reader.)But did you know that Fred Culture actually began in London?  It's true.  Consider this article from 1874, which chronicles the birth of the cycling craze, and in the process reveals what may be the very genesis of Fredness:A form of amusement which appears to be becoming very popular in England is what is called “bicycling.”  Great name, I love it!Unfortunately, by the 20th century, Americans would shorten it to…
  • Wednesday Advisory In Effect, Do Not Leave Your Sofa or Cubicle

    BikeSnobNYC
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:07 am
    Firstly, you should know that New York City is under a heat advisory and air quality alert:* STAY IN YOUR CAR* DO NOT SHUT OFF MOTOR OR AIR CONDITIONING FOR ANY REASON* IDLING RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED* IF YOU MUST LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE, BE SURE TO DOUBLE-PARK IN FRONT OF A RETAIL COOLING CENTER :The “Shut the Front Door!” initiative kicked off Wednesday with an estimated 200 volunteers fanning out across the five boroughs to chat with businesses about the true costs of pumping air conditioning into the ether, while tweeting about it with #BeCoolSaveFuel. The volunteers reminded…
  • Steal is Real

    BikeSnobNYC
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:55 am
    If you read this blog you probably ride a bike, and if you ride a bike you're probably a giant nerd, and if you're a giant nerd who rides bikes and reads blogs there's a 99% chance you know "The Lumberjack Song:""He's a lumberjack and he's okay, he sleeps all night and he...STEALS BIKES ALL DAY?!?"[Cue record scratching sound.]Yep, that's right, a bike thief in Williamsburg, Brooklyn felled a tree in order to steal a bike:SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG — A thief sawed down a 25-foot tree to steal a bicycle locked to its trunk last week, according to locals.Sawed, are they sure?  Have the forensics…
  • A broken clock is right twice a day, while a broken Apple Watch is never right at all.

    BikeSnobNYC
    27 Jul 2015 | 9:08 am
    (Further to Friday's discussion about symbols...)Well, the Touring of France is over, and to celebrate, Chris Froome chugged gazpacho from a giant bowl:Presumably he's relieved that the Tour is over, because now he can take a much-needed rest from being showered in bodily fluids:PARIS, (AFP) — Chris Froome said he felt “incredible” after winning his second Tour de France title on Sunday in a competition that has seen him accused of cheating, spat upon, and doused with urine.And that's not even counting the incessant snot rocket mist that is a normal part of riding in a tight pack of…
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    Horse racing | The Guardian

  • Horse racing tips: Sunday 2 August

    Chris Cook
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:34 am
    Richard Hannon’s Madrinho is Chris Cook’s nap to win the 6f handicap (2.40) at Chester on Sunday2.00 Mirsaalah 2.30 Just Isla 3.05 General Potemkin 3.40 Royal Normandy 4.15 Midnight Rider 4.45 Hit The Lights 5.15 Ring Eye Continue reading...
  • Richard Hughes’ Glorious Goodwood thunder stolen by Frankie Dettori

    Chris Cook at Goodwood
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:56 am
    • Hughes given emotional farewell on final day of riding career • Dettori claims first Stewards’ Cup plus a remarkable doubleWe came to bury Richard Hughes but ended by praising Frankie Dettori. The advance publicity for this week’s racing revolved almost entirely around Hughes, the 42-year-old reigning champion who has so dominated the Glorious meeting in recent years and has now retired to set up as a trainer but, on his final day’s action, it was the Italian, older by two years, who stole the glory.There cannot be many major British races that Dettori has never won but, until…
  • The forgotten story of Onion, the horse who beat the 1973 Triple Crown winner

    Teresa Genaro
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:00 am
    Forty-two years ago, Secretariat was on top of the world. But when he came back to Saratoga after the Triple Crown, an unheralded horse caused an upsetOn Sunday at Monmouth Park, American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, will race for the first time since winning the Belmont Stakes on June 8. If Pharoah wins, he’ll be the seventh Triple Crown winner to win his first race after capturing thoroughbred racing’s biggest prize.Among the horses that won that first post-Triple Crown race is Secretariat, winner of the prize in 1973, who shipped out to Arlington Park near Chicago…
  • Talking Horses: Best bets and news for Glorious Goodwood, day five

    Chris Cook
    31 Jul 2015 | 4:55 pm
    Discussiontofollow will need some luck and it is a minor concern that his jockey, Shane Kelly, is on a losing run but the horse has the talent to land a major sprint handicap in the Stewards’ Cup at Glorious GoodwoodOne of these days I may have to give up on the conviction that Discussiontofollow (3.45) has the talent to land a major sprint handicap but I am not there yet. He ran a fine race in last year’s Stewards’ Cup at Goodwood and might have been placed if the winner had not hung across him in the final furlong. As it was, he finished only half a length behind Muthmir at level…
  • Muthmir improves Paul Hanagan’s tally with Glorious Goodwood success

    Greg Wood at Goodwood
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:49 am
    • Jockey’s recent strike-rate at Goodwood had been 3%• William Haggas will aim winner at York’s NunthorpePaul Hanagan had ridden only four winners from 118 rides at Goodwood in the last five years before the start of racing on Friday but the fifth suggested that his low strike-rate here is more of a quirk than a pattern. Hanagan timed his challenge perfectly, as Muthmir got up against the far rail to beat Take Cover by a head in the Group Two King George Stakes, and he can now look forward to riding the same horse as one of the favourites for the Nunthorpe, a Group One, at York in…
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    DOMAIN

  • Hello world!

    9 Jul 2015 | 6:57 am
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
 
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    Sports Agent Blog

  • Moves Media Ventures To Enter OTT Network Space As Moves.tv

    Zach Seybert
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:40 am
    According to a press release by the company, Moves Media Ventures CEO and Publisher Jay Levy announced on July 29 that Moves magazine is transitioning to Moves.tv as it enters the “over-the-top content” (OTT) network space. Moves was “the premier print publication for and about...
  • Collective Bargaining Becomes A Burden For Brady

    Darren Heitner
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:52 am
    I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.  Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone...
  • Wasserman Media Group Partners With Nervve

    Alex Fernandez
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:05 am
    Wasserman Media Group, a sports and entertainment marketing and management company and Nervve, a video and image recognition technology company, announced a partnership between each other. Wasserman has agreed to work exclusively with Nervve to bring to market their visual search technology, which...
  • WME | IMG Signs American Tennis Star Jack Sock

    Zach Seybert
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:56 am
    Per a tweet by Liz Mullen of SBJ, rising American tennis star Jack Sock has signed with WME|IMG for worldwide marketing and management representation. He was previously represented by CAA Sports. The 22-year-old is the latest signing for WME|IMG’s tennis division and joins the likes...
  • On To The Next One: Dominique Easley

    Alex Fernandez
    27 Jul 2015 | 6:57 am
    Per Ben Volin, New England Patriots DE Dominique Easley has signed with Sean Stellato of SES. Easley was formerly represented by Tom Santanello of Elevate Football Agency. The former Florida Gator was selected 29th overall by the Patriots in the 2014 NFL Draft. The 6’2 285 lb. DE had a very quiet...
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    The Science of Sport

  • Great power, great responsibility. Less power, greater speeds

    Ross
    21 Jul 2015 | 9:15 pm
    "With great power comes great responsibility", quoted Sky as they released Froome's power data from the Pyrenees. Only problem is that with less power than some rivals, he achieved greater speeds. Physics reared its head, and created impossible scenarios. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Comparative and longitudinal physiology

    Ross
    21 Jul 2015 | 12:50 am
    There's been much talk of how physiological data - a VO2max - would validate or refute cycling performance. The reality is, as usual, a little more complex than this. My take, some illustrative examples of the concept, and suggestions for how performance, physiology & biology can work together to tell the story The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Semi-transparency, smoke, mirrors and an illustrative case

    Ross
    20 Jul 2015 | 3:13 pm
    As rest day #2 of the Tour arrives, more and more talk of transparency, with a vague commitment of average cadence from a stage from Sky. I say keep it, and share more thoughts on transparency, including the case of Pinot to illustrate the value The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Neanderthals, aliens, performance data & context

    Ross
    18 Jul 2015 | 1:30 pm
    A neanderthal took to urine throwing in the Tour. Patriotism sure does inspire stupid actions sometimes. The preoccupation with the performance and physiological data inspires similar passions. But what would an alien visitor make of it, if the context was added to the debate? The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Close your eyes really tightly

    Ross
    15 Jul 2015 | 2:28 pm
    I gave an interview to Off the Ball radio today. Here's that interview, plus some extra thoughts on context. 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 Handicapping: How To Find Longshots That Win

    EbNetr
    17 Jul 2015 | 3:09 am
    This is an article from Book 5 in the Greyhound Handicapping Series Books 1-6 available in paperback or on Kindle. You can read all 6 books for free with Kindle Unlimited and each book has 3 bonus mini systems. I … Continue reading → Related posts: Do Favorites Or Longshots Win More Often At the Dog Track? Stand Here and Win More at the Greyhound Races Use Speed Handicapping To Win With Late Speed Longshots
  • A Million Reasons to Play Ball at BA

    Eb
    19 Jun 2015 | 7:48 am
    Everyone knows that Bet America is my favorite ADW – and not just because I used to write for them or because they have greyhound as well as horse racing. Discounted pp’s for both thoroughbred and harness racing and free … Continue reading → Related posts: 3 Good Reasons To Buy A Handicapping System Today Handicapping For Free on Thoroughbred, Harness and Greyhound Racing Best Tracks For When You Want To Play Cheap and Just Have Some Fun
 
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  • Top 3 Places to Eat in Newport Beach | Summer 2015

    Chase
    31 Jul 2015 | 7:34 am
    Newport Beach draws a large number of tourists and locals to their beaches everyday for a variety of reasons. You have some great surf spots such as 56th Street and Newport Point, not to mention The Wedge. There's plenty of sand for beach goers to spread out and the waves are generally pretty mellow unless there is a big swell. There's also a nice boardwalk along the ocean front homes which is perfect for taking a beach cruiser for a spin or going for a run.But after a long day at the beach or a sunset surf session, it's always nice to enjoy a good meal before heading home. But where do you…
  • Nº1 Night Surfing at Wavegarden | 2015 Test Series

    Chase
    22 Jul 2015 | 8:23 am
    WAVEGARDEN® Night Surfing Experiment Wavegarden, pioneers in man-made wave technology, recently conducted a series of tests at their headquarters in Northern Spain in order to check how its technology can improve different aspects of the surfing experience. The first of such tests focused on surfing at nighttime, using a state-of-the-art lighting system and featuring the talents of former European surf champion Vincent Duvignac, big wave surfers Natxo Gonzalez and Axi Muniain and Zarautz local surfer Asier Maqueda. In partnership with a range of leading technical suppliers, Wavegarden is…
  • Mick Fanning Survies Shark Attack | Jeffrey's Bay South Africa

    Chase
    19 Jul 2015 | 10:07 am
     With a broken leash and a sigh of relief, Mick Fanning narrowly survived a vicious shark attack at the  J-Bay Open. He was sitting out the back waiting for his next wave when a fin surfaced and headed directly towards him from behind. He immediately jumped on his board and started fighting off the shark while trying to get away. This was during the final of the event and Julian Wilson was in the water as well, though not close to Mick.Joe Turpel was in the commenting booth and for a minute it didn't even register what was happening as the camera was on a close up view of Mick. You…
  • Outerknown | The Kelly Slater Disconnect

    Chase
    18 Jul 2015 | 7:56 am
    It's no doubt that Kelly Slater is the most talented and accomplished professional surfer around; something that has gained him worldwide recognition for all the right reasons. He takes time to sign autographs after heats, always has a smile on his face and seems reasonably grounded despite his fame. Simply put, he's a great ambassador and role model within the surf industry.But this week, he's in the hot seat due to the launch of Outerknown, his new sustainable apparel brand. Before we jump into the funny commentary and jokes made at his expense, it's important to note that Kelly has stated…
  • Quinn Matthews | 2015 Follow The Light Finalist

    Chase
    16 Jul 2015 | 8:01 am
    It's down to 5 finalists for the 2015 Follow The Light Foundation grant and once again Quinn Matthews finds himself in the mix for the $9,000 grant. The Follow The Light Foundation is the most prestigious photo competition in surf photography for the upcoming generation of iconic surf photographers and generally identifies the next big industry talent. And let's be honest, it's about time that Quinn Matthews. He is young, ambitious, talented, and the perfect candidate for the award. I came across Quinn Matthews’ work, after knowing his older brother through some mutual friends in…
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  • St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies - 8/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Mitch
    2 Aug 2015 | 12:07 am
    The St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies face off on Sunday at Busch Stadium as the close out their MLB series. The St. Louis Cardinals won their first two games of their series against the Rockies but on Saturday they were on the wrong end of the scoreboard. Jhonny Peralta hit a home run, Stephen Piscotty had two hits, and Jason Heyward had a hit as the Cardinals scored two runs on eight hits. Start pitcher Lance Lynn allowed seven hits and four runs while striking out five over 5.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 8-6 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Cardinals start Jaime…
  • Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners - 8/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Mark
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:38 pm
    The Minnesota Twins lock horns with the Seattle Mariners in their series rubber match. The Seattle Mariners appear to be in the mode of spoiler even though they probably hold out hope of winning the American League West. The Mariners suffered a 9th inning meltdown Saturday in a 3-2 defeat at Target Field for their 6th loss in seven contests. Starter Mike Montgomery allowed a run on six hits over six frames before Carson Smith gave up a pair of runs in the 9th to blow the save and take the loss. The M’s mustered six hits with Nelson Cruz connecting on his 28th homer while Robinson Cano drove…
  • Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs - 8/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Mitch
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:28 pm
    The Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs face off on Sunday at Miller Park as they close out their MLB series of National League Central rivals. The Milwaukee Brewers lost for the fourth time in a row as they fell at home to the Cubs on Saturday.  Adam Lind had two hits and Khris Davis and Scooter Gennett each had hits as the Brewers scored two runs on five hits. Starting pitcher Matt Garza allowed four hits and three runs while striking out five over 6.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-12 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Brewers start Kyle Lohse who has allowed 143 hits and…
  • Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 8/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Mark
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:09 pm
    The Arizona Diamondbacks look to cool off the surging Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. The Arizona Diamondbacks are as hot as they have been but they need to stay that way to have a chance at the postseason. The Diamondbacks saw their six game hot streak come to an end in a 9-2 loss at Minute Maid Park Saturday. Jeremy Hellickson was tagged for seven runs (six earned) on seven hits including three homers over 3.1 frames with Josh Collmenter giving up two runs in 4.2 innings. The offense stalled on two hits and four walks with Ender Inciarte and Jarrod Saltalamacchia driving in runs. The…
  • White Sox vs. Yankees - 8/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Randy
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:52 pm
    The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox play a rubber game Sunday afternoon. The New York Yankees look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Yankees have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Yankees have won seven of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Brett Gardner leads New York with 106 hits and 47 RBI while Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez have combined for 104 RBI. The New York Yankees have split their last six road games. Ivan Nova gets the ball, and he’s 3-3 with a 3.38 ERA…
 
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  • Small Business Ideas to Compete Against the Big Dogs

    Jennifer Smith
    30 Jul 2015 | 2:00 pm
    When it comes to sports gear, you would be justified in thinking there are only a few brands where you can shop. The truth is there are hundreds, if not thousands of smaller sports gear companies out there. Moreover, many of them use small business ideas to directly compete with the larger brands and succeed! Competing against the big dogs is possible. Moreover at Sports Networker, we will always support promising entrepreneurs whenever we get the opportunity. SN Small Business Ideas for Success If you want to make some money selling sports gear and eat some of the larger brand’s lunch,…
  • 5 Odd Jobs for Sports Nuts

    Michaela Kajiwara
    21 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Sports nuts aren’t like your average person — they’re not even like your average sports enthusiast. They Love — with an implied capital L — sports of all kinds, and they’re devoted to watching and attending games with religious fervor. They know where all the players on last year’s NBA championship team went to college and high school, and are always on top of whose free agency is going to affect the NFL draft and why. This special breed of sports fan knows obscure stats from decades ago, and they never pass up an opportunity to discuss any game, match, or race.
  • Engaging In Sports To Build A Resume

    J Walbert
    8 Jul 2015 | 2:01 pm
    The world is in a far greater competitive space than it was a few decades ago. There is no better example of this than the cutthroat world of finding a job. Someone once said that life is a game — if that’s so, then all those who take on life like a sport will have a better chance at staying on top of the game. There is much to be learned not only in classes and learning institutions, but out on the field as well. Those who get both lessons have the ability to, without a doubt, build a resume that is notches higher than those who don’t. How To Build A Resume Through Sports…
  • Computer Security In Pro Sports: The Unseen Player

    Jennifer Smith
    23 Jun 2015 | 8:15 am
    Computer security is an inescapable topic these days. Frequent hacks of employers, retailers, and healthcare institutions have put millions of us in the line of fire for identity theft. Like any other business, professional sports teams face these same hazards. They must safeguard social security numbers and other personal data for employees and vendors, but the nature of their trade brings many other safety concerns into focus. Ask the Cleveland Browns or Tom Brady about the importance of secure communication. Both are in hot water in cases involving texting, the Browns for its illegal use…
  • Why NFL Teams’ Business is Our Business

    Jennifer Smith
    9 Jun 2015 | 9:45 am
    Are you ready for some football? Well maybe not yet, but attending NFL games and rooting for your local or favorite NFL teams occupies most of the fall. Fans across the country gather on Sundays to watch and hope their team is victorious. Football is a way of life for many major cities and smaller communities. The NFL, obviously, provides entertainment for millions each week during the season. However, what some fans may not realize is that the NFL teams, owners and executives are also part of an extremely lucrative business. NFL Teams’ Business A game comprised of one ball, one field,…
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    Eleven Warriors

  • Video: Jim Tressel on Hand at Browns Camp Discusses Terrelle Pryor's Transition to Wide Receiver

    Vico
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:27 am
    The Cleveland Browns camp has been underway for a few days now, but today is a special day for the confluence of Ohio State football fans and Cleveland Browns fans. Jim Tressel was in attendance at the Browns camp in Berea to watch his former quarterback reinvent himself as an NFL wide receiver. He even dropped a little nugget about his first game coaching Cris Carter as well in discussing Pryor's transition. Jim Tressel discussing Terrelle Prypr's return to Ohio Stadium. #Browns #Buckeyes pic.twitter.com/BEmr28XOjh — Hayden Grove (@H_Grove) August 1, 2015 The Cleveland Browns' Twitter…
  • Report: Stephanie Mavunga, All-ACC Center, Transfers to Ohio State Women's Basketball Team

    Vico
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:03 am
    Ohio State women's basketball squad may have just got better today. The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that a source close to Kevin McGuff's program disclosed that Stephanie Mavunga, an All-ACC center at North Carolina, will transfer to Ohio State. Mavunga decided to transfer from North Carolina in light of the upheaval following the ongoing academic scandal. Ohio State's team gets an all-conference center who averaged 14.1 points per game and 9.6 rebounds per game last season. She was a force in Ohio State's second-round tournament loss to UNC to end the 2015 season. Mavunga had 27 points,…
  • How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Soak Up the Hate

    Michael Citro
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:15 am
    As human beings, we can sometimes have an almost pathological need to be liked. We don’t necessarily want to like everyone else but we mostly want them to like us. It’s no fun to be disliked. And yet…you, the Ohio State fan, are disliked right now. You are hated by people you’ve never met and people you never will meet. All of us are. This is the price of following a successful sports team that just won a national championship. Even if the Buckeyes were playing the role of the plucky underdogs in last year’s College Football Playoff, it’s not as if Ohio State hasn’t enjoyed a…
  • Gearing Up For His Final Season, Ohio State's Adolphus Washington Poised For A Big Year

    Tim Shoemaker
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:10 am
    CHICAGO — Adolphus Washington didn’t hear the discussion. In fact, he wasn’t even aware it was going on. “I didn’t even know I was being talked about for the NFL,” Ohio State’s senior defensive tackle said Thursday at Big Ten Media Days. “That’s how I knew I wasn’t ready.” By all accounts, though, last year he was ready. Many scouts and NFL Draft experts pegged Washington to go somewhere between the second and fourth rounds in the Draft had he opted to declare after his junior season, one which Washington recorded 48 tackles (10.5 for loss), and 4.5 sacks. Still,…
  • Gareon Conley Continues to Draw Rave Reviews from Ohio State Contingents

    Eric Seger
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:15 am
    CHICAGO — Joshua Perry didn't hesitate. Perry hardly — if ever — fouls up his words, regardless the topic. One of the most well-spoken and smartest players on Ohio State's football team, Perry was a no-brainer to speak at the Big Ten Media Days Luncheon Friday. A day earlier, though, he was prompted with a question about young players on his defensive unit who could undergo a breakout season this fall, the year the Buckeyes hope to defend their 2014 national championship. "The one name that people are a little bit iffy on is Gareon Conley, because he didn't play a ton last year and…
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  • Parker explodes for 31 points in win over Sky

    Tara Jones
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:55 pm
    In her second game back, Candace Parker was in midseason form for the Los Angeles Sparks. Parker led the Sparks with 31 points in a road victory over the Chicago Sky Candace Parker exploded offensively against the league’s leading offense to lift the Sparks over the Sky 88-77 Friday night. Parker finished with 31 points and nine rebounds in the team’s first road win of the season. In her season debut Wednesday at Minnesota, she had 12 points in an 82-76 loss. “Candace’s presence makes us a lot better,” Sparks head coach Brian Agler said. “We were excited…
  • Stephanie Mavunga to transfer to Ohio State

    Mike Robinson
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:45 pm
    All-ACC center Stephanie Mavunga has decided to transfer from North Carolina to Ohio State, per multiple sources. Ohio State has landed North Carolina transfer Stephanie Mavunga, per multiple sources. Mavunga, an All-ACC performer last year with the Tarheels, decided on the Scarlet and Gray over Tennessee and Kentucky. Earlier this summer, she made her decision to leave North Carolina and Mavunga had this to say at the time of her decision: “It’s with a heavy heart that I have asked for, and been granted permission to talk to other teams and explore transfer opportunities,”…
  • DeMarcus Cousins happy about Nancy Lieberman

    Mike Robinson
    31 Jul 2015 | 4:46 pm
    DeMarcus Cousins took to Twitter to express his thoughts on Nancy Lieberman’s hire by the Sacramento Kings. Arguably the most talented big man in the NBA, DeMarcus Cousins a.k.a Boogie, is very proud of the new hire of the Sacramento Kings. Here’s Cousins take on twitter about newly hired assistant coach Nancy Lieberman: Welcome to the family @NancyLieberman #SacramentoProud — DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) July 31, 2015 And Lieberman returned the favor: Honored and proud to be a King. Can’t wait to see you shine #bestbig https://t.co/kS3GVVdxoq — Nancy Lieberman…
  • Kings officially announce Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach

    Swish Appeal Admin
    31 Jul 2015 | 4:31 pm
    Nancy Lieberman has been officially hired by the Sacramento Kings as assistant coach. While it was a forgone conclusion, today the Sacramento Kings announced Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman as one of their new assistants. Lieberman, who is one of the greatest women’s basketball players in history, has been a significant figure in not only women’s basketball, but in basketball circles in general. Kings Announce Coaching Staff Read ” http://t.co/xv5TR4rOBC pic.twitter.com/boEE4vogr9 — Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) July 31, 2015 Word began to leak out earlier this week…
  • Fowles, Parker fitting right in

    Adrienne Thomas
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    It was a night of debuts in Minnesota on Wednesday. The Sparks showed promise with the return of a fully rested Candace Parker, while the Lynx added major component to their championship aspirations with the addition of Sylvia Fowles. Minneapolis, MN — It was a dogfight at Target Center on Wednesday night with the Minnesota Lynx hosting the Los Angeles Sparks. The Lynx pushed through to secure an 82-76 victory over Los Angeles. The Sparks were dominant in their outside game, with three players earning double-figure points. It was also the much touted season debut of Candace Parker,…
 
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    The Business of Sports

  • My Recap of SEAT 2015

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:31 am
    Tweet Last week, I attended the 9th Annual SEAT Conference (Sports & Entertainment Alliance in Technology), which is always one of my favorite events of the year. I’ve been an active member of the CRM/Analytics Track Steering Committee since that track was added back in 2012, so every year we have 2-3 days of “geeking out” around all sorts of data and digital related topics. Sometimes at these events, it’s hard to keep track of all the great examples and insights being shared, but I try to use some of my “live-tweeting” as a digital notebook. So…
  • Infographic Friday: FIFA Women’s World Cup

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    17 Jul 2015 | 7:09 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Genesco Sports Enterprises (@GSE_Sports) and it includes some great statistics from this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, including: Tournament viewership and associated ad revenue Social media impressions and buzz U.S. Soccer fan demographics Check out the full infographic below and click here to see the original version at the Genesco Sports Enterprises Facebook page.
  • More Opportunities in Sports CRM and Analytics

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    14 Jul 2015 | 8:55 am
    Tweet Big data, analytics, CRM and other technology-driven marketing platforms have made a huge impact on sports business over the past few years, so it’s only logical that teams continue to add staff to support these initiatives. There is great demand for individuals that offer a combined skill set in technology, statistics and business with experience in sports. I’ve featured several CRM, database and analytics-focused job openings in the past, and today I have five more to share with everyone! If you have a good background in these areas, I’d encourage you to research…
  • Infographic Friday: Season Ticket Holder Satisfaction

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    10 Jul 2015 | 7:00 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Turnkey Sports & Entertainment and it drives home one very specific yet important point – how much a customer’s overall satisfaction is impacted by the simple lack of knowing who to contact when they have an issue. Check out the full infographic below or click here to see the original version and associated blog post at intel.turnkeyse.com.
  • Athlete Gender Differences and Public Reaction

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    2 Jul 2015 | 5:53 am
    Tweet Earlier this week, there was quite a negative reaction against FIFA because of an article their site that described Alex Morgan as “easy on the eye” as part of the lead paragraph. Lead graph of lead story on http://t.co/MGUlO9PL0z notes @alexmorgan13‘s looks. Because of course it does. pic.twitter.com/Jb1px96naD — Andrew Das (@AndrewDasNYT) June 30, 2015 Everyone seemed to agree that this was inappropriate and highlighted that female athletes aren’t treated the same way as male athletes. No arguments here. Now, last night we had the incredibly unfortunate,…
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  • LA Angels versus LA Dodgers Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 8-1-2015

    Tony Tellez
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:17 am
    The LA Angels will continue the Freeway series against the LA Dodgers in a Major League Baseball game set for Saturday August 1st. ANGELS VS DODGERS FREE SATURDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles is scheduled for 4PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1. LA Angels vs. LA Dodgers Odds The odds from this game have the home side LA Dodgers the -200 wagering favorite with the return on the underdog LA Angels at +175 odds. The run total came in at six runs. Starting for the Angels will be left…
  • Kansas City Royals versus Toronto Blue Jays Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-31-2015

    Tony Tellez
    31 Jul 2015 | 9:22 am
    The Kansas City Royals will continue their series against the Toronto Blue Jays in a Major League Baseball game slated for Friday July 31st. ROYALS VS BLUE JAYS FREE FRIDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game time from Toronto is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Network. Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays Odds The betting odds from this game have the road team Kansas City Royals the -112 betting favorites with the return on the underdog Toronto Blue Jays at +102 odds. The run total came in at eight runs. Getting the…
  • Detroit Tigers versus Baltimore Orioles Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-30-2015

    Tony Tellez
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:25 am
    The Detroit Tigers are headed to the road to face the Baltimore Orioles in a Major League Baseball game set for Thursday July 30th. TIGERS VS ORIOLES FREE THURSDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Baltimore is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Network. Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds The betting odds have the home side Baltimore Orioles the -152 wagering favorite with the return on the underdog Detroit Tigers at +137 odds. The run total came in at 8 ½ runs. It will be Alfredo Simon getting the…
  • LA Angels versus Houston Astros Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-29-2015

    Tony Tellez
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:43 am
    The LA Angels will continue their AL West series against the Houston Astros in a Major League Baseball game slated for Wednesday July 29th. ANGELS VS ASTROS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game time from Houston is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV. LA Angels vs. Houston Astros Odds The wagering odds from this game have the home side Houston Astros the -126 betting favorite with the return on the underdog LA Dodgers at +116 odds. The goal total is lined at 7 ½ runs. It will be Garrett Richards getting…
  • Oakland Athletics versus LA Dodgers Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-28-2015

    Tony Tellez
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:48 am
    The Oakland Athletics are headed to the road to meet the LA Dodgers in a Major League Baseball game on tap for Tuesday July 28th. ATHLETICS VS DODGERS FREE TUESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Dodgers Stadium is set for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Network. Oakland Athletics vs. LA Dodgers Odds The betting odds from this game have the home side LA Dodgers the -141 betting favorite with the road underdog Oakland Athletics at +126 odds. The run total is lined at 6 ½ runs. Sonny Gray takes to the hill for the…
 
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  • Thank you

    James Mirtle
    10 Jul 2015 | 5:40 am
    Bob McKenzie is already long at the cottage. The other insiders, too. Sorry to say but I'm also leaving you for a while. This was a crazy, difficult year. The Leafs obviously had a crazy, difficult season, what with their hot start, implosion, coach firing, further implosion and the beginning of the deconstruction of the roster. They won 11 of their last 51 games (!) which even the biggest
  • Matthew Wuest (1979-2015)

    James Mirtle
    19 Mar 2015 | 9:33 pm
    I never met Matt Wuest in person, but we had intended to at some point. We had talked on email starting back in 2009 and, later, on Twitter DMs all the time. Probably at least once every week or two. After a while of doing that, you feel like you know someone. Getting the news of his death on Thursday was tough, as he was a young, talented and decent man. We also had a lot in common. Matt was
  • On blocking, muting and life on Twitter as a sportswriter

    James Mirtle
    26 Nov 2014 | 9:37 pm
    I end up spending an awful lot of time on Twitter these days. I've said this before, but it's simply essential to our job -- or at least the way I interpret our job. It not only helps promote stories; it helps promote good ideas, debate and the thought process that creates better work. Having a lot of interaction with readers is a good thing. It was when I ran this blog (2004-2008). It still is
  • 2014-15 NHL season predictions

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

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

  • GUARDIAN SPORTS CROWNS MENS CHAMPIONS AT 2nd ANNUAL GUARDIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    LPGposter15
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:34 am
    NEW YORK — July 31, 2015 – After three grueling days of head-to-head competition and evaluation, Guardian Sports is proud to announce that Collin Modelski, 2016 from De Paul Catholic High School and Brotherhood Travel Lacrosse in New Jersey, is the men’s overall winner for The 2nd Annual Guardian National Championship. Guardian National Champion Collin Modelski, DePaul Catholic HS and Brotherhood Lacrosse In it’s second year, The Guardian National Championship (GNC) is the largest lacrosse goalie-specific showcase bringing together the top high school boys lacrosse goalies from across…
  • GUARDIAN SPORTS CROWNS GIRLS WINNERS AT 2nd ANNUAL GUARDIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    LPGposter15
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:22 am
    NEW YORK — July 30, 2015 – The 2nd Annual Guardian National Championships presented by Guardian Sports today crowned winners for its high school girl’s lacrosse competition. Taking home the top honors as the 2015 Women Guardian National Championship was Megan Gianforte, from Manasquan High School in NJ and T3 Shore Black Travel Team. Megan is committed to the University of Richmond. Guardian National Champion Megan Gianforte (left) with event founder Ginny Capicchioni — (Photos by Elizabeth Dominguez) In its second year, The Guardian National Championship (GNC) is the largest lacrosse…
  • HEADstrong Lacrosse Club Announces Expansion Into South Jersey

    LPGposter15
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:05 am
    The HEADstrong Foundation™ is proud to announce the creation of the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club of South Jersey. This fall, HEADstrong will launch two divisions of the non-profit lacrosse club with locations in Pitman (HLCSJ West) and Absecon, New Jersey (HLCSJ East). Both programs will initially consist of boy’s teams in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduating classes and will begin competing in fall 2015. HEADstrong has empowered Hofstra alum and South Jersey native Brad Loizeaux to lead HLCSJ West while Stockton University Men’s Lacrosse Coach Kevin Zulauf will be at the helm of HLCSJ East.
  • Committed Combine

    LPGposter15
    28 Jul 2015 | 7:35 am
    The Committed Combine is a unique event that will become the barometer for all DC/MD/VA area players to test themselves against both other committed high school players and even compete head to head against current D1 players! The drone video shows some of the top players in the region in action this past week (7/22 thru 7/24). For those interested in future events below are some of the details from last week’s event. https://www.bookacoach.com/academy/coach-pugh-lax/ https://twitter.com/coachpughlax/ Who: Open to ALL committed players in classes 2015-2018. Format: (2) days of intense…
  • Lacrosse is Taking Off in Jamaica this Summer!

    LPGposter15
    28 Jul 2015 | 7:33 am
    KINGSTON– Summer programming with the Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) is in full swing as the start of their 3rd annual free lacrosse camp kicked off last week at St. George’s College in downtown Kingston. Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the USA and Canada, and in recent years has quietly made it’s way into Jamaica, however this summer the sport appears to be poised to make some serious noise as participation is growing rapidly. Known as “the fastest game on two feet,” the fast paced sport which combines speed, strength and hand to eye coordination seems to fit…
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    The Source

  • Watch As Gina Lee & Vinny Cha$e Recreate The Classic Film “House Party In The Visual For “Friday”

    Rocko Rathon
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:42 pm
    Dope sells itself With tons of artists both mainstream and indie releasing new material every day of the week, it is not too often that one stumbles upon something that is very refreshing and dope in the most organic way. That is exactly what happened when I clicked play on Gina Lee’s new video for “Friday.” The song, which features Harlem native Vinny Cha$e, showcases a smooth 90s Hip-Hop and R&B vibe that is purely infectious. The clip, which is also directed by Vinny Cha$e, finds Gina Lee paying tribute to the classic Hip-Hop flick “House Party,” on the 25th anniversary of…
  • Listen As DUBB Collaborates With Jake&Papa On “Get No Love”

    Rocko Rathon
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:12 pm
    Fresh from releasing his “Perfect Timing” mixtape, South Central, LA native DUBB recruits R&B duo Jake&Papa for the R&B-tinged record “Get No Love.” The track samples Snoop Dogg‘s classic west coast hit “Midnight Love.”
  • Listen To Lil Debbie’s Latest EP Titled “Home Grown”

    Rocko Rathon
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:05 pm
    After releasing the visual for her single “Let’s Get High” about a week ago, Oakland, CA native Lil Debbie finally unveils her “Home Grown EP.” The 8 track project features contributions from Wiz Khalifa, Paul Wall and fellow Cali native Bricc Baby. The project is currently available for purchase on iTunes. Stream the project HERE and peep the visual for “Let’s Get High” below.
  • Floyd Mayweather Debuts His Own Signature Sneaker

    ayanarashed
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:19 pm
    Floyd Mayweather keeps stacking!      Floyd Mayweather will soon be releasing his very first and own signature sneakers. He can now add designer to his long splendid resume. He recently took to twitter to debut his signature sneakers that read “TMT” on the side and somewhat resemble a boot. The shoe is decked out in TMT colors and reads “Money, Power, Respect” on the back heel. I mean the shoes are not strikingly the best but hey that won’t stop Floyd from dropping these babies soon. No release date has yet been revealed but as soon as we obtain more…
  • Police Killed 118 People Last Month, Good For Deadliest Month This Year

    The Source
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:17 pm
    The Guardian‘s The Counted program keeps track of all police-related killings in the United States, and their latest batch of statistics reveals some troubling information about the month of July. According to The Counted, 118 people died in police-related killings during the 31 days of July, good for the highest tally of deaths this year. While authorities continue to investigate the controversial death of Sandra Bland in a Texas jail cell, her unfortunate passing did not continue to this tally. One of the more prominent of these deaths was that of Sam DuBose, who was senselessly…
 
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    Fenway West

  • Ben Cherington-Lack of Identity

    Michael Passanisi
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:07 am
    The Herald’s Scott Lauber was correct. The Red Sox made only two minor moves before the trade deadline. This seems to reflect Ben Cherington’s continuing lack of identity. In his press conferences he seems uncomfortable and speaks in platitudes. Meanwhile, the Sox have one of the worst records in baseball and are headed for their third last place finish in four years and are unlikely to even reach .500. Among the questions on the team: Can Eduardo Rodriguez and Brian Johnson be effective starters? Could Hanley Ramirez  and Pablo Sandoval succeed at DH? David Ortiz can’t…
  • Sox Need Pedro on the Mound

    Michael Passanisi
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:40 am
    Pedro Martinez’ number was retired this week, two days after his Hall of Fame induction.  I’m going to pull a Rick Pitino and say “Pedro is not walking through that door anytime soon”. In a 3-page piece entitled “Pedro the Conqueror”, the Globe’s Bob Hohler recounted Martinez’ record with the Red Sox: 117-37, a winning percentage of .760, 11 strikeouts per 9 innings, and a 2.52 ERA, the lowest since Babe Ruth pitched at Fenway.  Who can forget Pedro throwing 6 hitless innings in relief over Cleveland in the decisive game of the 1999 ALCS?
  • Red Sox Trade Victorino

    Matt O'Donnell
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:32 pm
    The Red Sox have traded Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Angels for Josh Rutledge.   Rusney Castillo has been called up to fill the OF spot.  Rutledge is currently playing in AAA where he has played second, short and third.
  • Sox Take Finale in Series Against Tigers

    shelley
    27 Jul 2015 | 1:34 pm
    The Sox came into the final game of the series with the Tigers and hoped to take the game and the series.  The Sox had rookie Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound vs. Shane Greene for the Tigers.  Rodriguez pitched well and more importantly, the Sox offense got all over Greene. The game stayed scoreless until the 4th inning when the Sox got on the board first.  Blake Swihart hit an RBI double and the Sox were leading 1-0.  The lead didn’t last long though as Rodriguez gave up a solo homerun in the top of the 5th to Castellanos.  Sox 1-1.  David Ortiz took the game into his own hands in…
  • Brian Johnson- A Ray of Hope in the Darkness (Part 2)

    Michael Passanisi
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:39 am
    The Red Sox selected Johnson as the 31st pick in the 2012 draft.  He moved quickly through the farm system. He opened some eyes last year between Salem (A-plus) and Portland (AA), with a combined 13-3 and 2.13 with a WHIP under one. This year at Pawtucket  he continued strong with an 8-6 mark and 2.73 in 16 starts. SoxProspects.com has rated him a number 4 or 5 starter with a sinking fastball reaching 93 mph, along with an effective curve, changeup, and slider. Unfortunately, he was forced to step in after a fairly long layoff and be the stopper that night. Now he is back in Pawtucket.
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    MMAWeekly.com

  • UFC 190 Results: Stefan Struve Decisions Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    Erik Fontanez
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:54 pm
    Stefan Struve topped hometown hero Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on the main card at UFC 190 in Rio de Janiero on Saturday. Struve outworked Nogueira for a majority of the 15-minute bout, earning a unanimous decision with scores of 30-27 across the judges’ panel. RELATED > UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Full Results and Live Fight Analytics Nogueira tied the Dutch fighter up in the early moments in the fight. Struve was able to break away a few times, and he landed some power punches that wobbled the former Pride champ. But as Nogueira closed distance, he was able to land strikes in the pocket.
  • UFC 190 Results: Claudia Gadelha Snaps Jessica Aguilar’s Winning Streak

    Jeff Cain
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:26 pm
    Before signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in June, Jessica Aguilar was considered by some as the top women’s strawweight in the world. She vacated her World Series of Fighting strawwegiht title to sign with the UFC to prove where she stood among the top 115-pound female fighters. She made her promotional debut on the UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia main card in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday against top ranked contender Claudia Gadelha and quickly found out that she has work to do. Gadelha established her jab early and battered Aguilar with left hooks. By the end of the opening round,…
  • UFC 190 Results: Demian Maia Dominates, Ends Neil Magny’s Streak at Seven

    Ken Pishna
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:10 pm
    Welterweight contenders Neil Magny and Demian Maia had the same goal at UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro: to win. Magny, however, put a seven-fight winning streak on the line heading into the fight. Another win would catapult him into title contention. For Maia, he was looking to get his mojo back. He had a three-fight winning streak at welterweight derailed by back-to-back losses, but won his last two heading into the fight with Magny, looking to put his name back “in the mix” with a third straight victory. RELATED > UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Full…
  • UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Full Results and Live Fight Analytics

    MMAWeekly.com Staff
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:10 pm
    (Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live analytics and the latest results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. The first fight is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT.) Follow MMAWeekly.com on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • UFC 190 Embedded Ep. 5: Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia Reach Zero Hour

    MMAWeekly.com Staff
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:09 pm
    On Episode 5 of UFC 190 Embedded, women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia maintains a frenetic pace in the hours leading up to weigh-in, while champion Ronda Rousey takes a more sedate approach. The stars of the card are joined at the hotel by featherweight champion and local hero Jose Aldo. After one last round of check-ins and glove fittings, everyone heads to HSBC Arena for the official weigh-in, which is capped by one very heated staredown. RELATED > More Episodes of FC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Embedded UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading…
 
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    Next Impulse Sports

  • Bears’ Kyle Long Rolls Into Training Camp On a Tricycle

    Kiley Kmiec
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:07 am
    Sooooo… this just happened. @Ky1eLong #BearsCamp pic.twitter.com/HXYQrtAqtH — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) August 1, 2015 The Bears’ Kyle Long is slowly establishing himself as one of the leaders in the organization, but his choice of wheels is still questionable. Check out the tricycle which Long used to get to training camp and try not to laugh. I Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • This Pomeranian Puppy Has The Most Aggressive Sneeze Of All Time

    Justin Leger
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:59 am
    Aggressive sneezers, I’ll let you finish. But Roux The Pomeranian had one of the most aggressive sneezes of all time! Seriously, this puppy’s sneeze is ridiculous. It doesn’t even sound like a sneeze, it sounds like a demon took over its body for two seconds. [Reddit] Related Content 20 Mind-Bending Sports Facts Charlotte McKinney’s Instagram Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Rickie Fowler Nails Hole-In-One, Buys Beer For Media

    Justin Leger
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:28 am
    Rickie Fowler was in a great mood after the Quicken Loans National’s first round, and rightfully so. The 26-year-old managed to hit a hole-in-one on his final hole of the day to finish the round at four under par. Afterward, Fowler decided to let the media in on the celebration by giving them some free Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Hakeem Olajuwon Can Still Pull Off The Dream Shake With Ease

    Kiley Kmiec
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:07 am
    Classic! Hakeem Olajuwon checks in & scores for #TeamAFRICA on @ESPN with the Dream Shake jumper! #NBAAfricaGame http://t.co/csvEoOBWTZ — NBA (@NBA) August 1, 2015 The NBA played their first game in Africa (of sorts) on Saturday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Africa Game was played to celebrate the game of basketball’s history Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Boogie Crashes A Birthday Party And Shows Off His Dance Moves

    Winston Cho
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:57 pm
    DeMarcus Cousins surprised a lucky few when he popped in for a birthday party in Sacramento unannounced. He had a good time with the other guests, chatting it up, and of course, showing of his signature dance moves. Behold Boogie in all of his six-foot-eleven glory. I can’t speak for him, but it looks like Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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    Total Packers

  • Randall Cobb is Cool with Return Duty; We’re Not

    Monty McMahon
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:00 pm
    The Green Bay Packers are still considering using receiver Randall Cobb on punt returns. Should they be? No they shouldn't, but not for the reason you think. The post Randall Cobb is Cool with Return Duty; We’re Not appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Andrew Quarless Has Returned, But Not Practicing

    Monty McMahon
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Tight end Andrew Quarless returned to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. Quarless had been absent from training camp because of a family issue. The post Andrew Quarless Has Returned, But Not Practicing appeared first on Total Packers.
  • James Jones Signed with the Giants

    Monty McMahon
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:00 am
    Former Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones finally has a new home. Jones signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants. Now, if he can just make the team. The post James Jones Signed with the Giants appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Casey Hayward Had Foot Surgery

    Monty McMahon
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:52 am
    We now know why cornerback Casey Hayward was standing around all offseason. He had foot surgery to repair a fracture, but at least he's healthy now. The post Casey Hayward Had Foot Surgery appeared first on Total Packers.
  • It Looks Like Jake Ryan Will Get His Shot

    Monty McMahon
    31 Jul 2015 | 1:58 pm
    Perhaps the most interesting development of the first two days of training camp is where rookie linebacker Jake Ryan lined up on Friday for the Green Bay Packers. The post It Looks Like Jake Ryan Will Get His Shot appeared first on Total Packers.
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    Footybunker.com

  • Brighton vs Nottingham Forest live stream – watch Championship opener free online

    Trevor Keane
    23 Jul 2015 | 7:11 am
    Its Brighton taking on Nottingham Forest from the Amex with live streaming available on the Friday night opener. Norwich City went top of the Championship for the first following their 3-1 win over Blackpool on Saturday. In the midweek round of games they host another side in impressive form in Charlton Athletic, who have made […]
  • Watch Cardiff v Fulham live stream from Championship Saturday

    Thomas Sunderland
    5 Jul 2015 | 3:44 am
    The Championship season kicks off with Cardiff taking on Fulham with live streaming available from the Welsh capital on Saturday afternoon. Fulham, Aston Villa and Manchester City are all understood to be interested in signing Brighton central defender, Lewis Dunk. The 19 year-old has impressed this season for the Championship high-flyers, and is attracting a […]
  • Arsenal v West Ham Live Stream – Match highlights, team news and line up

    Greg Tague
    3 Jul 2015 | 5:11 am
    Premier League football as Arsenal face West Ham, with live streaming free from the Emirates Stadium, London. Arsenal were at first interested in the services of Everton centre-back Phil Jagielka however his price tag put the Emirates side off with Wenger now agreeing a deal with Bolton for Cahill that will see the 25 year […]
  • Chelsea vs Swansea Live Stream – Watch From Stamford Bridge

    Footybunker
    3 Jul 2015 | 3:49 am
    Chelsea take on Swansea in the season opener with live streaming available for free from Stamford Bridge in London. Chelsea FC are not only finding it tough going on the football pitch at the moment but also off it as they struggle to agree terms with Genk over a move for Kevin De Bruyne. Chelsea […]
  • Bolton v Derby live stream, Cardiff v Nottingham Forest, Fulham v Norwich highlights 2015

    Spencer J
    2 Jul 2015 | 1:16 am
    Latest Championship news as Bolton take on Derby with live streaming to watch for free online. In the Championship today, three managers will be leading their sides out for the first time, with the league returning from the international break. Bolton vs Derby Highlights Neil Lennon’s first match in charge of Bolton Wanderers is an […]
 
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    The Sports Mirror

  • Bangladesh beat South Africa to clinch the ODI series

    Atish Home Chowdhury
    16 Jul 2015 | 6:26 pm
    The 3rd ODI between Bangladesh and South Africa is a perfect example of a David versus Goliath type of battle. Those who watched it on television and ground were the lucky ones. It was because Bangladesh re-wrote history on Wednesday when they crushed the mighty South Africans at Dhaka by 9 wickets in hand. With this victory, upbeat Bengal tigers won the ODI trophy against the Proteas. This is the fourth successive series win for them at home and full credit goes to their never-say-die attitude. Historically, this is the first time that Bangladesh won a ODI series against South Africa. Soumya…
  • Ashes 2015: Can Australia bounce back against England in 2nd Test?

    Atish Home Chowdhury
    15 Jul 2015 | 11:54 pm
    Jubilant England will take on Australia at the second test on Thursday at Lord’s, often referred to as the Mecca of Cricket. England are already leading the Ashes 2015 test series by 1-0, and now the pressure is on the visitors’ head to outshine the hosts. The fantastic victory of hosts at first test of this year’s Ashes series gave the impetus to Alistair Cook and Co. to thwart the super fast Aussie Express comprising of some deadly bowling attacks from Mitchell Johnson and Mitchell Starc from both ends. The Ashes 2015 Australia decides to keep the out-of-form Shane Watson away from…
  • Haas F1 looking for drivers

    Anjan Merkap
    15 Jul 2015 | 7:44 pm
    Haas Formula One team has begun shortlisting drivers for its maiden entry next year into Formula One arena. The team was actually trying to get into the Formula One this year itself but was advised by Bernie Ecclestone against it due to the lack of clarity in the team in terms of finances and a car. Haas F1 Team Haas has said that it has shortlisted and narrowed down the list to just 10 drivers. Out of these, two will get a driving seat with another two being signed as reserve and test drivers for the weekend. The team said, “We’ll talk to them in particular and we will see what works for…
  • IPL Scam: CSK & RR suspended for two years

    Anjan Merkap
    15 Jul 2015 | 7:38 pm
    The Supreme Court appointed Justice RM Lodha Committee suspended IPL cricket franchise India Cements Limited (ICL) and Jaipur IPL Pvt Ltd (JIPL) for a period of two years. The committee also suspended Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra from the cricketing world for five years as of now. Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra The judgement suspended the son-in-law of former BCCI president N Srinivsan, Gurunath for life. Both teams have been found guilty by the Supreme Court of betting and hence suspended for two years which can be extended upto a maximum period of 5 years. This controversy has…
  • The era of Champions League Twenty20 is over

    Atish Home Chowdhury
    15 Jul 2015 | 7:31 pm
    In a shocking development that could disappoint millions of cricket fans worldwide, the governing council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) has formally declared that the tournament to be discounted with immediate effect. The CLT20 2015 contest was about to begin from September 20 this year, but the same has now been called off. The era of Champions League Twenty20 is over The announcement is a major blow for the fans who love watching twenty-twenty contests on their television sets and at stadiums. Interestingly, the announcement comes just a day after two of the popular domestic T20…
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    Sports Haze

  • Jocelyn Angloma and the Guarda boys of 2007

    Richard Murray
    20 Jul 2015 | 8:38 am
    Jocelyn Angloma enjoyed a glittering career. In a long career playing for some of the leading clubs in France, Italy and Spain the cultured right-back achieved success at the highest level. He was a part of Marseille’s Champions League winning team of 1993, and twice more reached the showpiece final; losing twice with Valencia in 2000 and 2001. He also played at Euro ’92 and ’96 with France, part of his total of thirty-seven French international caps. But that wasn’t the extent of his international career. In 2007 he answered the call of his homeland, the Caribbean island of…
  • Top 5 Tips for Winning on Horse Racing

    Richard Murray
    20 Jul 2015 | 8:23 am
    Horse Racing Betting works in two ways: You can bet either on winning horse or on loosing (laying) horse. But, when it comes to winning the bet, the chances are higher on laying horses. If you are betting on a winning horse, your horse has to beat all other horses to win the race. In other words, all other horses are running against you. If your horse looses against any one of them, you lose. Betting on laying horse means picking up the horse that will not win the race. It means all other horses in the race are running for you. If any of them wins the race, you win! Thus, the probability of…
  • Must-have bike accessories

    Richard Murray
    20 Jul 2015 | 8:07 am
    Do you have a road or mountain bike? Regardless of whether you’re cycling for fun, fitness, competition or to get to work, there are some essential accessories that all bike riders should have. Of course, there are a lot of accessories on the market, but many of these are luxuries or just plain unnecessary. If you’re already a bike owner, or planning on investing in a new set of wheels, simply stick to the list below and you’ll be safe, comfortable and ensure your kit is protected. Accessories for safety Helmet While many bike accessories are optional, there are some that are not. On…
  • Sponsored Video – Ballantine’s Online Golf Club; The First of Its Kind

    Richard Murray
    16 Jul 2015 | 2:54 am
      Golf enthusiasts! It’s Day 1 of the open at St Andrews today and for our readers who have been inspired by the likes or Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy in recent competitions may wish to take up or progress with the sport further. Whatever your reasons, there is a solution. Welcome the first online global golf club of its kind, with over 40 years’ experience in sports partnerships, Ballantine’s whisky has set up a completely free to join online club which offers members access to exclusive events, discussions and rewards. Ballantine’s has brought an original approach to making…
  • What it takes to be a Professional Footballer

    Richard Murray
    7 Jul 2015 | 6:05 am
    We have all at some point of time dreamt of scoring the winning goal for your local team in a cup final, signing a contract for a club in the English Premier League, or playing for the country at the world cup. However, do you think you really have all that it takes to follow in the footstep of your favourite football star. Having a career as a professional football player is not something you can achieve in a few days, however if you devote yourself to football by showing your passion for the game on the pitch, you may soon be spotted to join a professional football academy.  You may learn…
 
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    Project Spurs

  • Diaw, Popovich participate in NBA Africa game; Parker, France fall to Finland

    Paul Garcia
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:14 pm
    Saturday was an eventful day for some members of the San Antonio Spurs, as Head Coach Gregg Popovich, General Manager R.C. Buford, and forward Boris Diaw were all a part of the NBA’s first basketball game in Africa, presented by the Basketball Without Borders program. Buford was part of the process as one of the […]
  • Boris Diaw says the Spurs are the ‘perfect’ place for Becky Hammon

    Jeff Garcia
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:08 pm
    San Antonio Spurs coach Becky Hammon has been the talk among the offseason, especially since she made more NBA history, guiding the Spurs NBA Summer League team to the championship, making her the first female to do so ever in the league. Boris Diaw, who has one season under his belt working with Hammon, weighed […]
  • Video: Becky Hammon does her best Ron Burgundy impression

    Jeff Garcia
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:00 am
    She’s kind of a big deal. When San Antonio Spurs’ Becky Hammon isn’t blazing trails in the NBA, winning the 2015 NBA Summer League title or dancing like MC Hammer, she is showing off her lip-syncing chops to “Ron Burgundy” of the movie “Anchorman.” #ronburgundy #imkindofabigdeal #starssocial #dubsmash A video posted by Becky Hammon (@officialbeckyhammon) […]
  • Video: Boris Diaw jokes Duncan can play 6, 7 more years

    Jeff Garcia
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:00 am
    San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan seems to never slow down despite playing 19 years in the league and at the ripe old age of 39 years old. Last season he still put up double-double points and rebounds and was a driving force for the Spurs throughout the year. But how much more time does TD really […]
  • Pop is just going to stand back and watch LaMarcus Aldridge on the court

    Jeff Garcia
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:00 am
    Must be nice to have LaMarcus Aldridge on your team heading into next season. And that’s exactly the sentiment for San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich as he is about to go into the new season with one of the premier big men in the game. “Obviously to add a talent like that to one’s team […]
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    STACK Blog

  • Music in Sports Roundup: Lance Stephenson’s Dance-Off with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Maddy Lucier
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:30 am
    Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to see J.J. Watt learning the “Nae Nae” from a group of kids, Drake playing kickball, and Chris Long teaching his bulldog to play the piano. Shaq Justin Bethel/ Brian McKnight Russell Wilson   USMNT / Outkast   Outkast tifo.
  • How Football Sizes Change at Each Level of the Sport

    Andy Haley
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:30 am
    Footballs come in several sizes to accommodate athletes of different ages. Younger athletes use smaller balls, and the football sizes gradually increase
  • Product Review: Square by CLEAN BOTTLE

    Rob Scott
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:00 am
    Tired f the hassle of cleaning out your water bottle? Is it difficult to clean properly because the opening’s not big enough? Well, the new Square by CLEAN BOTTLE takes care of all that and more. The Square bottle opens at the top and the bottom, making it easy to clean. Both ends are easy to
  • What is Casein Protein?

    Michael Roddey
    31 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Having the many options of various protein supplements can sometimes leave us lacking an understanding for the characteristics of a particular protein
  • Perfect Planks: How to Make this Classic Exercise More Effective

    Chris Hitchko
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:30 am
    You're not planking properly until you've tried this. The world record for longest plank is five hours. That's extremely mentally challenging and an
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    Sports Feel Good Stories

  • Sports’ Living Legends: Serena, LeBron and Vin

    sfgs
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:22 am
    Who are the all-time greats in the sports world that are not only still practicing their crafts, but also dominating in their roles? Who in future years, will you be quick to say, “I saw them…”? Who are not only the best at what they do now, but one can make a strong case that they’re the best of all-time? In the 1980’s and 1990’s, we would’ve been talking about Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan. A few years ago, we’d discuss Usain Bolt – winning the 100M and 200M at two consecutive Olympics. Crazy! Now, in 2015, the 3 greatest, living…
  • 227 Funny Fantasy Football Team Names for 2015

    sfgs
    15 Jul 2015 | 1:52 pm
    What are you going to call your fantasy football team this year? Do you take the literary route with “Game of Throws”? Or, pay your respect to a famous retail store with “Victorious Secret”? Have a favorite QB? You could go with “Brady’s Bunch” or “Armed Rodgery”? Or, maybe you’re a running back focused team and choose “Backfield and McCoys” or “Fourth and Lynches.” The choices are many. We’ve compiled 227 of our favorite Fantasy Football team names for your consideration. 227 Funny Fantasy Football Team…
  • Sports Team Award Certificate Templates

    sfgs
    8 Jul 2015 | 1:50 pm
    Most youth sports coaches will tell you that one of the most fun nights of the year is when their team has their season-ending party. It might be held at the coach’s house, a team parent’s residence or a local restaurant. Folks eat, drink and talk about some of the great times that happened during the season. Comeback wins, rivalry games and team highlights might all be part of the conversations. At some point, the coach will get up and talk about the team’s performance and individual accomplishments. The great coaches know not to shorten this section. Players love to hear…
  • Inspirational Assist: Cancer Survivor Hits Buzzer Beater

    sfgs
    29 Jun 2015 | 2:06 pm
    Buzzer beater winning shots from half-court are cause for celebration. This story has that and a lot more. Last year, Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School was taking on archrival Mount Airy in a high school basketball match-up in North Carolina. Bishop McGuinness’ coach, as a way to motivate his players, indicated that the match would be a “Dedication Game” for his players. Each player was to dedicate the game to a special person or special people in his life. A dedication ball was signed with each player using it to draw inspiration. Cancer survivor Spencer Wilson hits…
  • Improving Your Game: 5 Youth Sports Myths

    sfgs
    24 Jun 2015 | 9:40 am
    Parents are always on the lookout for ways they can help their kids improve at the sports that they love. Most parents know that a great time for significant skill improvements comes during the off-season. A track that many folks seem to take is to try to increase the amount of instruction and competition via camps, clinics, private instruction and additional league play. But, as the myths below highlight, this isn’t always the best approach. Improving Your Game: 5 Youth Sports Myths MYTH 1: Players must compete with the best at the highest level to improve. Can you learn something from…
 
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    Chatham-Kent Sports Network

  • Golden Girl Broad Adds Another

    CKSN Submissions
    31 Jul 2015 | 1:47 pm
    Maddie Broad, stands centre of the podium after winning gold – Contributed PhotoDay two at the Canadian Age Group Championships has finished with two local swimmers making the podium in their individual events. Madison Broad of the Chatham Y Pool Sharks topped the podium in Women’s 14 year old 50m Backstroke winning the gold medal with a personal best time of 29.41. “My race for 50m Back went extremely well,” said Broad. “I took off time and I improved on my kicking during the race as well as my underwater off the start.” “Today is one of the most tiring days of the…
  • Brooke MacKinnon Wins Widdifield Cup

    Ian Kennedy
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:55 am
    Brooke MacKinnon tees off Wednesday at Ridgetown Golf Club – Photo by Glenn Gervais/ Jamieson TourThe Jamieson Junior Tour had its seventh event of the season Thursday at Kingsville Golf Club. The event also served as the second and final leg of the Widdifield Cup, the first leg was played Wednesday at Ridgetown Golf Club. The Widdifield Cup is named in honour of Eric Widdifield who founded the tour and directed it for 22 years. Chatham’s Brooke MacKinnon, who won the Jamieson stop at Ridgetown, firing a 77, took the overall Widdifield Cup title in the Junior girls division,…
  • Local Swimmers Compete In Canadian Championships

    Zac Nicholson
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:42 am
    SUBMITTED The Canadian Age Group Championships began today in Quebec City with three local swimmers taking part in the 5 day pool competition and 1 day open water competition. Brendan Vanherk is representing Blenheim Blast Swim Team while Madison Broad and Genevieve Sasseville are representing the Chatham Y Pool Sharks. The competition has brought together 860 swimmers from across Canada as well as International Athletes from Bermuda, Mexico and USA. During the first day of the pool competition, all three swimmers competed in their individual races with each swimmer making at least one final.
  • Local Sports Briefs: July 30, 2015

    Zac Nicholson
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:28 am
    Wallaceburg’s Madison Broad struck gold at the Canadian Age Group Championships on Quebec City. Broad won gold in the 200m Backstroke> She will be back in the pool today representing the Chatham Y Pool Sharks in the 50m and  100m Backstroke as well as the 50m Butterfly and the 50m Freestyle. Brooke McKinnon won top prize in the Jr. Girls Division of the Jamieson Golf Tour in Ridgetown yesterday. McKinnon shot a four over 77 for the win. Andrew Reaume of Wallaceburg was tied for second in the Jr. Boys Division with a 72. The Jamieson Golf Tour continues today in Kingsville. The…
  • Durston, Arrows Geared For A Repeat

    Zac Nicholson
    30 Jul 2015 | 4:36 am
      Jordan Durston and the defending Minto Cup Champions Six Nations Arrows will try to knock-off the Peterborough Lakers in the Ontario Jr.’B’ Championship. The winner of this series will go on to host the 2015 Minto Cup.The Arrows have never won a Minto Cup on home soil. The game schedule can be found below: Game 1 Sunday August 2 7pm @ ILA Game 2 Tuesday Aug 4 8pm @ Peterborough Game 3 Thursday Aug 6 8pm @ ILA Game 4 Monday Aug 10 8pm @ Peterborough Game 5 Wednesday Aug 12 8pm @ ILA Game 6 Thursday Aug 13 8pm @ Peterborough Game 7 Saturday Aug 15 7pm @ ILA   The post…
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Saturday, August 1

    robkelley24
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:30 am
    The 2015 MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone, at least in terms of non-waiver deals. That means that as far as Saturday, August 1 is concerned, fans of playing in MLB DFS leagues no longer have to worry about one of the players they selected getting pulled from the game on their way to […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Saturday, August 1 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Friday, July 31

    robkelley24
    31 Jul 2015 | 7:00 am
    Friday, July 31 is the 2015 Major League Baseball Trade Deadline. While the initial reaction is that this effects players of traditional year-long fantasy baseball leagues only, that could not be further from the case. If a player is dealt right before the deadline, the odds of them playing the same day for their new […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Friday, July 31 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • 2015 Coaches Poll: Ohio State Buckeyes Open As No. 1 Team In Initial Amway Coaches Poll Rankings

    robkelley24
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:18 am
    When you win a national championship and return the majority of your top players, it is nearly a guarantee that you will open the upcoming college football season as the No. 1 team in the rankings. We now know that is the case when it comes to the Amway Coaches Poll, as the reigning champion […]2015 Coaches Poll: Ohio State Buckeyes Open As No. 1 Team In Initial Amway Coaches Poll Rankings is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Thursday, July 30

    robkelley24
    30 Jul 2015 | 8:52 am
    Heists And Homers is back at you for Thursday, July 30, bringing you all of your MLB DFS needs for the day and evening games. With just a pair of afternoon games scheduled, fans of playing in daily fantasy baseball leagues will have plenty of players to choose from, whether or not they decide to […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Thursday, July 30 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Wednesday, July 29

    robkelley24
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:20 am
    Wednesday, July 29 is loaded with aces across the Major League Baseball landscape, with starting pitchers such as Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber, Felix Hernandez, Chris Archer, Masahiro Tanaka and Jon Lester scheduled to take the mound for their respective ballclubs. Whether or not they should find their way onto your MLB DFS roster is entirely […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Wednesday, July 29 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
 
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    TornBySports.com

  • BYU Football: Too Early Preview: BYU vs San Jose State

    R Todd Graham
    30 Jul 2015 | 9:38 am
    On November 6, 2015 BYU will visit the San Jose State Spartans.  San Jose St. leads the all time series 10-6 with all but three of the games happening before 1970.  The three more recent ones started in 1998 with a BYU win.  BYU won in 2011, but lost in 2012 in San Jose. Last year San Jose St. finished the year 3-9 and only won two games in the Mountain West Conference finishing the year losing six straight. There is hope; San Jose St. had the 57th ranked recruiting class last year according to 247 sports. That puts them two spots ahead of the Cougars on the same list.
  • BYU Football’s Mounting Pressure 

    Aaron Kartchner
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:37 pm
    Throughout independence, the conventional thinking for BYU fans and pundits has been that the Cougars need to join a conference that is included in the self proclaimed “Power 5″ conferences. The massive realignment a few years ago shifted the evolving NCAA football landscape and forecast an eventual doom for the “wanna-be” schools like BYU and Boise State. Ever since then, BYU has continued to fight for notoriety and crumbled under the pressure. While BYU has had its share of big moments, namely two massive wins against Texas, they’ve also had their share of…
  • Utah Utes Football: Year of the Cinderella Quarterback

    Grant Bagby
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:23 pm
    Cinderella Man and The Miracle are two of my favorite sports movies. Both feature amazing underdog, comeback stories and end with the victor enjoying the glory. The battle for starting quarterback for the Utah Utes allows for one of two players to enjoy such glory: Travis Wilson or Kendal Thompson. Kendal Thompson Thompson has been beat back multiple times in his college football career. First, he was denied the starting QB job at Oklahoma. Then he suffered from a season ending knee injury last season for the Utes. Now, this season is coming up quickly and he has a chance for a comeback.
  • Jedi & Jerms on the Jazz Episode 29: Utah Jazz Pixels

    Alan "Jedi" Zaugg
    29 Jul 2015 | 3:31 pm
    This week on Jedi & Jerms – Who will likely make the final 15 man roster for the Utah Jazz season opener and what would be the possible scenarios where Trey Burke could be traded? Kobe Bryant – Greatest power forward ever! And Pixels is just awful. Nostalgic, but just awful. Send your thoughts and comments:@jediandjerms, @jermsguy, @jedizaugg, and @TornByDevin. Email us: jedizaugg@gmail.com The post Jedi & Jerms on the Jazz Episode 29: Utah Jazz Pixels appeared first on TornBySports.com.
  • NBA Scheduling: should there be conferences 

    John English
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:51 pm
    Each NBA team in the Eastern Conference plays the East 52 times and the West 30 times. Each NBA team in the Western Conference plays the West 52 times and the East 30 times. Now the West is better than the East every year for over fifteen years now, and if this trend continues, maybe Adam Silver will get rid of conferences altogether. Fat chance, I know. In fact, with the elimination of any meaning behind Division championships, I see the rigid West/East conference alignment continuing after twenty years in a row. Last year the 40-42 Brooklyn Nets made the playoffs in the East while the 45-37…
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  • UFC 190 results: Full fight card winners and reaction from Rousey vs. Correia

    Nate Wilcox
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:31 pm
    The UFC's female superstar Ronda Rousey battered bitter rival Bethe Correia for a quick finish without resorting to her trademark judo toss or armbar submission. UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey smashed Bethe Correia in just over 30 seconds. Rousey  only needed fifteen seconds to establish a clinch, but instead of going to her trademark judo toss and armbar, she chose to batter Correia on the feet instead. It slowed things down a little but not a lot. The UFC's female super-star drew an unprecedented amount of international media attention -- including a major profile in the…
  • Bobby Wagner signs 4 year extension with Seahawks

    Adam Stites
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:22 pm
    Seattle locked down Bobby Wagner by agreeing to an extension with the linebacker. The Seattle Seahawks won't be parting with Bobby Wagner anytime soon after giving the All-Pro linebacker a new 4 year, $43 million extension, according to Mike Garafolo. Wagner had just one year left on the four-year, $4.3 million contract he signed after he was selected in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He was set to make just under $1 million during the 2015 season. After starting 29 games for the Seahawks in his first two seasons, Wagner earned first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowl recognition in…
  • NASCAR Pocono Windows 10 400 preview: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick Motorsports playing catch-up to Joe Gibbs Racing

    Jordan Bianchi
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:52 pm
    Having recovered from slow start to the season, Joe Gibbs Racing has emerged as NASCAR’s team to beat. The dominance exhibited by Joe Gibbs Racing has been pervasive in recent weeks. It has been so overwhelming that the competition has little choice but to acknowledge the obvious while scrambling to formulate a counterattack. Following a slow start to the season, when wins and consistent high finishes were largely absent, JGR's four-car fleet of Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth has evolved into NASCAR's standard-bearers. And its supremacy goes beyond Busch having won…
  • Ventura Alvarado victimized in unreal own goal

    Conor Dowley
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:21 pm
    The USMNT defender had a very bad day. Club America lost to Atlas 3-1 on Saturday night in Liga MX play, thanks in large part to this mind-numbingly awful own goal from United States international defender Ventura Alvarado to gift Atlas their second goal. That's the kind of own goal that you look at and just feel awful over. Alvarado was just trying to clear a cross, but got his timing and body positioning all wrong. It doesn't help matters that Alvarado was directly responsible for the other two goals scored against Club America, failing to close down a free runner on Atlas' first goal, and…
  • J.J. Watt meets Vince Wilfork's daughter, makes her year

    James Dator
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:17 pm
    Destiny was not happy about moving .... Until she realized @justinjames99 played for @houstontexans she said daddy if we move to Texas and you sign this contract you have to have JJ Watt over for a BBQ and I have to meet him.... He sent her a special video to hold her over and today her wish came true ! Thanks @justinjames99 A photo posted by Bianca Wilfork (@mrs75) on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:12am PDT Moving is hard for any kid, even if your dad is an NFL star. Vince Wilfork's daughter had to adjust to life away from New England when her dad signed with the Houston Texans, but one person made it…
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  • Punt Pressure Drill: Low Pad Level

    Steve
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:45 am
    Many times players get knocked off their mark when they are going in to block the kick. In this punt pressure drill, we demonstrate an excellent technique that you can use to teach the player to stay low and work underneath the blocker. You can also use this drill for receivers, defensive backs and many other positions that need to be comfortable at low pad level. Execution 1.  The punt blocker takes the ready stance at approximately a yard’s length from the blocker, who is now diagonal as if simulating a kick slide. 2.  The punt blocker is going to take off and use his dip and rip…
  • “Get Off & Bend Drill” for the Punt Pressure Team

    Steve
    24 Jul 2015 | 6:45 am
    The punt pressure team consists of both the punt block and punt return so this is a great drill that blends both of these position skills. It doesn’t matter is you are a punt block team, a punt return team or a combination of both, you need to have great “Get Off”. This punt pressure drill is called “Get Off and Bend”. By putting the bend into the got off part of the drill, you can evaluate personnel to see if they are punt blockers, and also to teach players the proper technique for punt block. Concept This drill is done with a center The center is going to move the ball back,…
  • Special Teams: Kickoff Return Evaluation Drill

    Steve
    17 Jul 2015 | 7:41 am
    When you want to see if a player can put all of the components of good kickoff return together to make the block and protect the ballcarrier, the Kick Off Return Evaluation Drill is a great special teams tool to use to simulate your blocking schemes. In this video blog post, we demonstrate this special teams drill, and how to use it to evaluate for middle, left and right side returns. Set Up 1.  Set up with either the front 4 up or the back 5 up 2.  Place cones to restrict the returner’s area that he can run 3.  On the “Go” command, ball carrier coverage players will run down…
  • Stance to Start – Offensive Line Drill

    Steve
    9 Jul 2015 | 12:45 pm
    There’s no position that requires more discipline or technique than offensive lineman. Success as an offensive football team hinges on their ability to control the line of scrimmage. It all starts with the basic fundamentals. The Pre-Set, Stance and Hitting positions are the foundation an offensive lineman will build from. Players must master the mechanics of these positions to ensure successful blocks and reduce the risk of injury. Pre-Set Position This starting position gets a player ready to comfortably and steadily move into a Stance position. Feet at shoulder width apart. Toes…
  • Special Teams Drill: Sprint, Gather & Finish

    Steve
    8 Jul 2015 | 10:06 pm
    Once your players understand how they get into position to block for their assignment on kickoff return, as well as how to finish on a player with their hands and their feet, it’s time to put it all together in a “Finish” station.  In this Special Teams drill, your players will work on blocking and riding out their opponent. Set Up 1.  Players begin on the end zone line 2.  On the “GO” command, players are going to execute fish hooks, finish technique, and they are going to have a defender come down and they are going to block them and ride them out, steering the defender off…
 
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  • Raytown Passing Drill

    Coach Pat
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:44 am
    This is a great pre-game warm-up or practice drill that focuses on passing. It will really show you the players who ca handle the ball on the move and on the fly. It will also help break the habit of players who always take the ball above their head. Set Up 6 players on the […] The post Raytown Passing Drill appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • 3 Lines / 2 Balls Drill

    Coach Pat
    23 Jul 2015 | 8:57 pm
    This ballhandling drill is called “3 lines / 2 balls”. This is another great conditioning and ball handling drill. Set Up Begin with a hoop ball and a rubber basketball Space out 3 players along the line at the end of the court under the basket Execution 1.  On the GO! Command, the players will […] The post 3 Lines / 2 Balls Drill appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • 5 Drills To Improve Your Individual Ballhandling

    Coach Pat
    16 Jul 2015 | 10:40 pm
    To run a smooth offense, every player (from 1 to 5) has to be a proficient dribbler and passer. And that requires some serious practice time spent on ball handling!   In this blog post, I am sharing 5 great drills you can use to improve your individual ballhandling! Figure 8 Ballhandling Drill This drill uses […] The post 5 Drills To Improve Your Individual Ballhandling appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Sidewinder Dribbling Drill

    Coach Pat
    8 Jul 2015 | 7:37 pm
    Knowing how to handle the ball is not just the job of the point guard. To run a smooth offense, every player (from 1 to 5) has to be a proficient dribbler. And that requires some serious practice time spent on ball handling! The Sidewinder is an excellent dribbling drill that gives your players an […] The post Sidewinder Dribbling Drill appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Hide and Seek Team Defense Drill

    Coach Pat
    29 Jun 2015 | 4:00 am
    Communicating in transition is especially important, with the margin for error shrinking due to the fact the defense is not set. This drill gives us a chance to practice all of the skills we’ve learned in halfcourt and apply them to a full court transition situation. Setup Have five offensive players lineup on one baseline, […] The post Hide and Seek Team Defense Drill appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
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  • Early #FCF – Jen Welter Makes NFL History as First Female Coach

    Lesley Batson
    28 Jul 2015 | 7:30 am
    It’s only Tuesday but this week’s #FCF – Fanatchicks Crush Friday nod goes to Dr. Jen Welter.  Not only is the first woman who played co-ed professional football – and not as a kicker, but she is now the first woman to be on the coaching team of an NFL team.  The Arizona Cardinals have recognized her grit, skill and heart and made her  a coach for training camp and pre-season.  Let’s see if she stays on to the regular season.  Check out the story here:   The post Early #FCF – Jen Welter Makes NFL History as First Female Coach appeared first on…
  • #FCF – Evelyn Jones Throws First Pitch at 108 Years Old

    Lesley Batson
    16 Jul 2015 | 9:11 pm
    She might have had to use her walker to trek out to home plate but nothing was going to stop fanatchick Evelyn Jones from throwing the ceremonial first pitch for her beloved Seattle Mariners. It was her 108th birthday on July 11, 2015, when the Mariners hosted the Los Angeles Angels. Jones who is a great great grandmother, first became a Mariners fanatchick at age 70 when the MLB franchise began.  That was 1977 and that also makes her the oldest Mariners fan – and possibly the oldest MLB fan alive!   What would be your ultimate fanatchick birthday gift? The post #FCF –…
  • ‘We’re Short A Man’ Nike Commercial Is Great

    Lesley Batson
    15 Jul 2015 | 4:37 am
    Some Nike commercials become instant classics and I believe this one will join that list.  It features cameos of several Nike athletes across multiple sports including beach volleyball Olympian Misty May-Treanor and World Cup soccer champ Mia Hamm. Check it out.   Don’t you love this commercial?  Doesn’t it make you want to get up and get in the game? The post ‘We’re Short A Man’ Nike Commercial Is Great appeared first on Fanatchicks.
  • SI NFL Analyst Andy Benoit Gets Owned By Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler

    Lesley Batson
    24 Jun 2015 | 10:27 pm
    As ridiculous as it sounds, a Sports Illustrator NFL Analyst Andy Benoit tweeted the following: He has of course deleted these ignorant tweets since then and later posted the following:   My sincere apologies for last night’s senseless tweets. I got carried away responding to playful ribbing …. — Andy Benoit (@Andy_Benoit) June 23, 2015 …. and, in my stupidity, overcompensated by saying something ignorant and extreme. 100% mistake on my part, for which I’m deeply sorry. — Andy Benoit (@Andy_Benoit) June 23, 2015   The hilarious Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers teamed up…
  • Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson’s Rocky Marriage Is Almost Over

    Lesley Batson
    6 Jun 2015 | 7:12 am
    Love is a complicated thing. We want it. We chase it and sometimes we’re so desparate for it that we make rash decisions that sometimes have negative outcomes. As the 2015 WNBA season starts, one of its most popular stars is dealing with a tumultuous situation at home. APRIL 24, 2015 – The couple were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. Glory then posted this to Instagram… WE'RE OK! @brittneygriner and I are home, injury-free, and still wedding planning! We know we must set better examples, even during…
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  • Wenger Could Be Putting Too Much Pressure On New Signing

    1 Aug 2015 | 12:00 pm
    As Petr Cech prepares to make his competitive debut for Arsenal against his old club Chelsea, his new manager Arsene Wenger has claimed he can lead them to the title, according to the Mirror. The goalkeeper is the Gunners big name signing so far this summer, and Wenger has piled the pressure on his new number one by saying he can have the same affect on Arsenal as Edwin van der Sar did at Manchester United. The article quotes him saying: His move is a bit like Van der Sar. He went from Fulham toMan Unitedbut still had five or six years at Manchester United so I dont see why he shouldnt have a…
  • Van Gaal Losing Patience With Spanish Superstar

    1 Aug 2015 | 9:38 am
    Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal appears to have lost patience with goalkeeper David de Gea this summer, with the Express reporting that he wants to sell him before the start of the season. There have been several rumours linking the former Atletico Madrid man with a move back to the Spanish capital with Real, and if the latest reports are to be believed a deal could well be likely. Van Gaal would be taking a huge risk selling the player who performed better than anyone else on his team last term, but it could end up being an astronomical fee that he can reinvest. And with the article…
  • Liverpool May Land Real Madrid Star This Summer

    31 Jul 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers may finally be on the verge of securing Steven Gerrards long-term replacement with a move for Real Madrid star Asier Illarramendi close to completion. The former club captain left Anfield at the end of last season for a new adventure with LA Galaxy in the MLS, leaving Rodgers searching for a pass-master to play alongside the newly-appointed skipper Jordon Henderson. Having already spent big to bolster his squad ahead of the new season, including the additions of Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino,, the Mirror report, citing Spanish print publication…
  • Chelsea Should Pay 4m Extra For Premier League Star

    31 Jul 2015 | 2:00 pm
    You would think that in this day and age haggling over 4million would take a matter of minutes to resolve. Chelsea have already had two offers knocked back for English prodigy John Stones, with the Premier League champions failing with 20m and 26m bids. Jose Mourinho is desperate to get his man, although the Express have revealed that Everton will not sell their prize asset for anything less than 34million. The paper have claimed that Chelsea will go as high as 30m Regardless of what some fans of the Blues think, John Terry simply cant play forever, and the clubs skipper is coming to the end…
  • Arsenal Could Land Striker Next Week

    31 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Arsene Wenger could be ready to surprise Arsenal fans with the signing of a new striker ahead of the new Premier League season. The Frenchman has so far largely restrained himself from dipping in to his transfer kitty, with the arrival of Petr Cech the only major signing at the Emirates so far this summer. With the opening fixture against Arsenal just around the corner, Gunners fans are keen for the club to add another forward to play alongside Olivier Giroud, and Lequipe have now reported that this could happen as soon as Monday. Juventus striker Fernando Llorente appears to be on Wengers…
 
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  • Stefan Struve outlasts 'Big Nog' in back-and-forth UFC 190 slugfest

    Ryan McKinnell
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:17 pm
    Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira suffered another disheartening defeat at UFC 190 on Saturday night against 7-foot striker Stefan Struve. Nogueira, 39, is one of the most beloved fighters to ever compete in the sport of mixed martial arts. He is a former PRIDE FC and UFC heavyweight champion, and a true pioneer. Unfortunately, after Saturday’s unanimous decision loss at the hands of “Skyscraper,” Nogueira finds himself 1-4 in his last five fights, and the end could be closing in on the Brazilian legend. Round 1 opened with Nogueira quickly acquiring a clinch on Struve. This is obviously where…
  • Wade Davis allows first homer since 2013, a streak covering 125 2/3 innings

    Mark Townsend
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:09 pm
    We do our best to remain unbiased around the Big League Stew offices, but if you'd don't mind us saying we would not be opposed to a Royals-Blue Jays postseason series this October. The defending American League champions from Kansas City and quickly emerging powerhouses from Toronto are currently battling in a four-game weekend series that has been highly entertaining.  Coming off their aggressive push at the trade deadline, the Blue Jays took rounds one and two in exciting fashion on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, the resilient Royals battled back to win 7-6 in one of the most thrilling…
  • Report: Larry Lucchino stepping down as Red Sox president and CEO

    Mark Townsend
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:29 pm
    The Boston Red Sox are about to experience a major shakeup.  According to Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe, team preisdent and CEO Larry Lucchino will officially relinquish his posts later this year when his contract expires.    Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald adds that the Red Sox have been exploring a succession plan for Lucchino for some time. With his contract running out, it was decided that now's the time to put that plan into action and take away Lucchino's everyday responsibilities. [Play a Daily Fantasy contest for cash today!l] Executive vice president and COO Sam…
  • Matt Williams expresses frustration after Bryce Harper's third ejection

    Mark Townsend
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:37 pm
    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper plays baseball with a passion that constantly drives him to be the best player on the field. But there's also a growing concern that Harper's passion too often manifests itself into rage, which has proven detrimental to the Washington Nationals cause.  The latest example came during the 11th inning of Washington's 2-1 loss to the New York Mets on Friday night. With the score then tied at 1, Harper was called out on strikes against New York reliever Hansel Robles. After the out was registered, Harper immediately confronted home-plate umpire Jerry…
  • Sydney Seau will get chance to speak for father at Hall of Fame induction

    Eric Edholm
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:19 pm
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame has reversed field and allowed Sydney Seau to speak at the induction ceremony of her father, the late Junior Seau, after initially saying she could not, according to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez. The Hall had passed a bylaw in 2010, which prohibited a substitute speaker, such as a family member, for a deceased player being enshrined. Former Los Angeles Rams inductee Les Richter was the first posthumous member to be elected, and his family did not speak on his behalf — something they were fine with. [Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football: Sign up and join a league today!]…
 
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  • Can Minnesota Make The Playoffs?

    Anthony B
    24 Jul 2015 | 2:34 pm
    Last season overall was pretty weird for anyone who follows the Minnesota Vikings. It started off with some devastating news that Adrian Peterson would be indefinitely suspended after being charged with child abuse. It ended with more than their... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Arizona Coyotes Should be Renamed the “Ha Ha” Coyotes

    Anthony B
    10 Jun 2015 | 9:38 am
    UPDATE: The city of Glendale has terminated its lease with the Arizona Coyotes. If we go back nearly 20 years when the Winnipeg Jets (original version) bolted for the desert of Arizona, we would see and hear that a number of great hockey minds... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Illiterate Adrian Peterson Should Stick to What He Knows Best

    Anthony B
    29 May 2015 | 6:10 am
    Adrian Peterson vented against the Vikings and the NFL in a number of Tweets yesterday. He seems to be trying to be the poster child for guaranteed contracts. So what’s the problem? A person should be literate when writing about contract t changes.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • When Alex Ovechkin Guarantees a Victory You Can Expect the Opposite

    Anthony B
    14 May 2015 | 8:01 am
    Alex “Ovechloss” Ovechkin guaranteed a victory for his Washington Capitals in game 7 against the New York Rangers. When Alex made that bold guarantee, I thought to myself that the Rangers had just been handed the victory. It helped the Rangers that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Much Ado about Nothing – Tom Brady & Deflategate

    Anthony B
    8 May 2015 | 7:30 am
    So the Wells Report came out a couple of days ago and in it, it stated that it was more than probable that Tom Brady was aware of the deflated footballs. The report is basically accusing Brady of lying and not cooperating with the investigation,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Uhuru: Go forth and do us proud

    Capital Sport
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:03 pm
    President Uhuru Kenyatta shares a light moment with elite athlete Ezekiel Kemboi as First Lady Margaret Kenyatta congratulates the African record holder of the Javelin throw Mr. Julius Yego after completion of the qualifiers for The 15th World Championships in Athletics at The Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani. PHOTO/PSPU NAIROBI, August 1– President Uhuru Kenyatta joined the athletics fraternity in cheering Kenya’s teams to the Beijing IAAF World Championships as well as the 2015 Africa Games. The President, who was accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, spent the afternoon at the…
  • Beijing, here comes Team Kenya!

    ALEX ISABOKE
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:59 pm
    President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta congratulate Olympic champion and world record holder in the 800 meters Mr. David Rudisha after completion of the qualifiers for The 15th World Championships in Athletics in Beijing held at The Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani. Also present is the African record holder of the Javelin throw Mr. Julius Yego. PHOTO/PCSU NAIROBI, August 1 – Four World champions led by London Olympics winner, Ezekiel Kemboi lead a star-studded squad of 46 that will chase glory for Kenya at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China between August 22 to…
  • German TV claims massive EPO use in Kenya

    MUTWIRI MUTUOTA
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:34 pm
    Suspended female marathon star, Rita Jeptoo. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, August 1- Kenyan athletes and top Athletics Kenya (AK) officials have been adversely implicated in a damning doping expose by German TV, ARD that aired Saturday evening. Renowned German investigative journalist, Hajo Seppelt, who caused a storm three years ago when he did another report associating the country’s runners in systematic substance abuse abetted by officials of the national body prepared the latest bombshell titled “Doping – Top Secret: The Shadowy World of Athletics”. The English version whose link can be…
  • ‘Fergie’ topples ‘King David’, Kiprop, Sum soar

    MUTWIRI MUTUOTA
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:59 am
    Ferguson Rotich (left) pumps his fists in the air after beating record holder, David Rudisha at the Trials for Beijing World Championships. PHOTO/Ramond Makhaya NAIROBI, August 1- The Kenyan Trials never cease to amaze and Saturday was no exception when the great world record holder, David Rudisha, lost his first ever race on home soil as a senior runner as the selection event for the IAAF World Championships in Beijing concluded in the most shocking of fashions. Head of State, President Uhuru Kenyatta and the assembled crowd at Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani came to watch the man known as…
  • Kamworor leads ‘dream’ 10000m team to China

    MUTWIRI MUTUOTA
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:09 am
    Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor (front) leads Bedan Karoki and Paul Tanui (partly hidden) across the line in the men 10000m final on Saturday. PHOTO/Raymond Mokhaya NAIROBI, August 1- From the onset, it was the men 10000m squad all gathered at Nairobi Safaricom Stadium on Saturday morning wanted to fly the Kenyan flag at the Beijing IAAF World Championships and at the end of superlatively fast 25-laps, they got it. The finishing podium order was led by World Cross Champion, Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor with his bridesmaid in Guiyang, Bedan Karoki following him home ahead of 2011 World Cross silver…
 
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  • Report: Cowboys won’t discuss a new contract with Jeremy Mincey until he shows up to camp

    J Will
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:45 am
    Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey surprised everyone when he didn’t show up for the first day of training camp. Mincey has told the Cowboys that he doesn’t plan on showing up to training camp unless his gets a new contract. While Mincey seems to be serious about this, the Cowboys are standing firm in their position with the defensive end. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys won’t discuss a new contract with Mincey until he shows up to camp.   Stephen Jones said Jeremy Mincey will be fined for missing camp and they will not…
  • Chip Kelly doesn’t understand all the attention the Eagles are getting from the media

    J Will
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:13 am
    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly I’m sure is glad that training camp is now underway. Kelly and the Eagles have had an interesting off-season which brought a lot of attention to the team. After the Eagles traded running back LeSean McCoy, the Pro Bowler accused Kelly of being racist. While many brushed off McCoy comments, Kelly still is not happy with extra media presence around the team. Last month, Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News interviewed Kelly on this topic and he doesn’t understand why the Eagles are getting extra attention.   I asked Kelly, now…
  • Amir Johnson on choosing number 90: “Every number 1-34 is basically retired”

    J Will
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:35 am
    The Boston Celtics signed one of the most underrated players in the NBA off-season in forward Amir Johnson. The former Toronto Raptors will bring a different attitude into the Celtics locker room full of young players. Johnson plays his heart out on both ends of the court which has gotten him a lot of respect around the league. After signing with the Celtics, Johnson ran into a little problem regarding the number he will wear this upcoming season. Number  15 is the number he wore with the Raptors, but the Celtics have retired that number. After searching long and hard, Johnson settled on…
  • Report: Michael Jordan turned down four 1st round picks from the Celtics in exchange for ninth pick in the NBA Draft

    J Will
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:38 am
    I think it is well know about how aggressive the Boston Celtics were leading up and during the NBA Draft. The Celtics were rumored to be in trade talks with the Denver Nuggets and the New York Knicks during the draft. But one of the biggest trade rumors about the Celtics involves the Charlotte Hornets and owner Michael Jordan. According to Zach Lowe at Grantland, Jordan turned down four 1st round picks from the Celtics in exchange for the ninth pick in the NBA Draft.   The Celtics offered four first-round picks for the chance to move up from no. 16 to no. 9: that 16th pick, no. 15…
  • Pro gaming league plans to start drug testing their players

    J Will
    24 Jul 2015 | 10:01 am
    The Electronic Sports League is one of the most competitive video game leagues around the world. As eSports continues to grow, players are trying to find ways to get the upper hand on the opponents. Earlier this month, Kory Friesen admitted on a YouTube video that he and some of his teammates were on Adderall at a recent event. According to a study, Adderall increases the mental focus and reaction times which can definitely help when it comes to competitive pro gaming leagues. After those comments made headlines, the Electronic Sports League announced that they plan on drug testing their…
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  • Momentum Among Female Coaches in Professional Sports

    Jack Carroll
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:01 am
    Lieberman texted ESPN Radio’s Ian Fitzsimmons last night saying, “I am a King.” One year after Becky Hammon became the first full-time female coach in the NBA, the Sacramento Kings announced Nancy Lieberman will be joining their team. The second female NBA assistant head coach is no stranger to working with the men’s league. The Basketball Hall of Famer worked at high-profile camps last summer instructing NBA players. We had the pleasure of meeting Nancy when we attended the National Basketball Retired Players Association conference in Cancún last year. Honored to be a…
  • Arizona Cardinals Hire Jen Welter as First Woman Coach in NFL

    Jack Carroll
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:45 am
    The Arizona Cardinals are making headlines this week for hiring the first female NFL coach Jen Welter, but those who know head coach, Bruce Arians aren’t surprised. Arians knows a good coach when he sees one, and he doesn’t let stereotypes get in the way. ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss reports, “For the last two years, [the Cardinals’ coaching staff] was a mix of young and old, black and white, experienced and inexperienced. The Cardinals have three assistants who are 70 or older. One pass rush specialist, Tom Pratt, turned 80 this summer.” He adds, “While most head coaches are looking…
  • Why Former Professional Athletes Coach

    Jack Carroll
    27 Jul 2015 | 12:35 pm
    Life after professional sports can be tough for any athlete. “Honestly, when I finished playing, I was lost myself and I didn’t know what I was going to do.” -Byron Mouton The Washington Post recently shared a story of three former Maryland NBA stars who found a lifeline coaching youth sports. We see the same attributes in many of our CoachUp coaches who are former professionals – a love for the game and a genuine interest in mentoring and giving back to young athletes. Check out the Washington Post story here, and then check out our hundreds of former (and even current!)…
  • Friends Hire Sara Slattery to Push Buddy to the Limit

    Jack Carroll
    23 Jul 2015 | 10:42 am
    What do you get a competitive runner – who is always beating his friends in races – for his birthday? A workout with a professional. We know how awesome working out with a current or former professional athlete is. Thousands of our coaches have competed at the highest level and are ready to help other athletes reach their goals too. Ironman competitor Rob Brink’s buddies gave him the chance to compete against such an athlete for his 30th birthday. They hired elite distance runner Sara Slattery to compete against Brink in a multi-event competition. They hoped Sara would be able to…
  • How to Tell if a Coach isn’t Fit for the Job

    Jack Carroll
    22 Jul 2015 | 11:50 am
    There can be a wide range of coaches in youth sports. If your kids comes home from practices and games feeling discouraged, it may be time to take a look at their coach. Emily Cohen – a youth sports podcast host and blogger who is passionate about sportsmanship, injury prevention, and sideline etiquette – shares some ways to tell if your child’s coach is actually a bully. Check out the five telltale signs below, and read her full thoughts in her column on Huffington Post Sports. 1.) Your athlete is discouraged. 2.) The coach yells at, rather than to, players. 3.) Derogatory…
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    Kevin Krest's Positively Sports

  • TIGER'S LURKING AT QUCKEN LOANS NATIONAL: IS IT TOO EARLY TO DAY HE'S BACK?

    Kevin Krest
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:50 am
    As host of the Quicken Loans National, we would expect to see Tiger Woods show up ready to display his "A" game. Of course, if you watched any of his dismal play two weeks ago at The Open Championship, it would be difficult to think that was possible. But for the second day in a row, Tiger started out over par only to go six under the rest of the way and post 68 - 66 in the first two rounds. Today he hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens, sinking some lengthy putts along the way and looking, well, okay, I'll say it. He actually resembled the Tiger of old, especially from a confidence…
  • NFL DEFLATE-GATE OVERLOAD - MISPLACED ATTENTION

    Kevin Krest
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:59 am
    If the media had spent as much time focusing on the Iran Nuclear Treaty or the events in Benghazi in the fall of 2012, we'd know a whole lot more about things that have potential impact on this country. But instead we're obsessing over whether a football was inflated below NFL standards, how much involvement star quarterback Tom Brady knew about it and what punishment should be imposed. Really? NFL commissioner Roger Goodell thinks it's such a travesty that he is invoking his authority under an "integrity of the game" clause in the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) to throw the…
  • COLIN COWHERD'S AWKWARD DEPARTURE FROM ESPN

    Kevin Krest
    25 Jul 2015 | 2:37 pm
    ESPN parted ways with Colin Cowherd a week earlier than planned due to the radio host's disparaging comments about the Dominican Republic. Perhaps Cowherd, host for more than the last decade of "The Herd" that aired on ESPN Radio from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm eastern time, forgot that he hadn't yet left the network and was taking too many liberties with his comments. He's always been a bit caustic and controversial, but never really challenged the boundaries of the nation's largest sports network. On Wednesday, Cowherd confirmed and commented on what had previously been widely reported, that he…
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULES - WHO PUT ON THE BIG BOY PANTS AND WHO IS WEARING DIAPERS?

    Kevin Krest
    23 Jul 2015 | 8:28 pm
    On a hot and humid July Thursday night, it's time to start looking forward to the upcoming college football season. I'm going to focus on exposing what I believe to be the most courageous and lamest non-conference schedules among major conference teams. We're now in the second season of the College Football Playoff era, and I believe any major five conference team without a non-conference game against another major conference team should immediately be eliminated from contention, with the exception of the conferences that require nine conference games. I understand the argument that tough…
  • THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: IS TIME RUNNING OUT FOR SERGIO, DONALD, WESTWOOD AND KUCHAR?

    Kevin Krest
    22 Jul 2015 | 1:32 pm
    How Much Time?With Zach Johnson's playoff victory in the Open Championship, another major golf tournamant has come and gone, leaving some of the top golfers outside looking in at golf's elusive club. Sergio Garcia showed flashes of possibility in the final round, but once again came up short. It's hard to believe that after giving Tiger Woods all he could handle in the 1999 PGA Championship, we would find ourselves almost sixteen years later questioning whether the dynamic Spaniard has what it takes to win a major.It's not just Garcia, but Luke Donald is in the same boat. The former number…
 
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    Simply Swim Blog

  • Triswim – Hair & Skin Care for Swimmers

    Robyn Caldwell
    31 Jul 2015 | 2:00 am
    Do you swim regularly? Then the Triswim range of hair and skincare could be just what you’re looking for. Frequent time spent in the pool or the open water (or both!) can be damaging to your hair and skin. The chlorine and salt water can make your hair dry and damaged and your skin dry and itchy. These conditions require skin and hair care that will repair and soothe these problems, and this new Triswim range of toiletries are perfectly designed to combat post-swim dryness! Firstly we have the hair care. The shampoo removes and neutralises chlorine, bromine, salt water and chemical…
  • Funkita & Funky Trunks – Dividing Lines Collection

    Robyn Caldwell
    22 Jul 2015 | 8:36 am
    The Funkita & Funky Trunks new collection has just arrived at Simply Swim! And these new styles are sure to turn some heads… Entitled, ‘Dividing Lines’, the new range offers something for everyone, with bold geometrics, lush dreamscapes and humorous patterns. The collection is being released just as the swimming world is gearing up for the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, which makes the Flag Tags and United Nations designs perfect for those who can’t decide which country to support! To model some of the new pieces, Aimee Willmott who won silver medals in the…
  • The Thames Baths Project

    Robyn Caldwell
    17 Jul 2015 | 4:33 am
    On the 19th May 2015, 26 days into a 30 day Kickstarter campaign, a new outdoor swimming initiative in London reached its £125,000 crowd-funded target. The final Kickstarter total was over an amazing £142,000. The project in question was the Thames Baths Lido. Here’s the key info to know; The Thames Baths will be a floating, natural lido on the River Thames. It will be filled with filtered, clean Thames water. The bespoke filtration system will ensure that the water is crystal clear. There will be two swimming pools, a 25m lap pool and a training pool. It will be warmed all year…
  • A Day At Kings Cross Pond

    Emma Beckham
    10 Jul 2015 | 8:40 am
    When I was asked if I would like to take a dip in the new Kings Cross Pond Club, of course I jumped at the chance. This much publicized art installation/leisure project is hidden amongst the growth and regeneration of the Kings Cross area and is a little slice of pond life for the city commuters and local creative types (Central St Martins Art College is a stone’s throw away). On our approach, all that we can see is a rather large mound of earth and plenty of old and new buildings. We are a bit early so we climb the fire-escape style steps to the viewing platform which gives a great outlook…
  • Find Your Own Swim

    Richard Watts
    24 Jun 2015 | 2:25 am
    As a swimming coach I have always tried to coach the swimmer rather than the stroke, the reason for this is that everyone is an individual and there is no one size fits all. As soon as I start to tell swimmers to do this and that or that they have to look like that swimmer then problems would start to occur. There are many things out there on the web nowadays that claim they have the key to the perfect stroke! Well I am here to tell you there is no such thing a perfect stroke. Now once again with all my blogs there are two sides to the story; competitive and leisure. I will try to touch on…
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    Women Play Ball

  • WORLD’S BEST FEMALE SURFERS LIGHT UP VANS US OPEN

    edward helb
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:39 pm
    Nikki Van Dijk (AUS) defeated Jeep ratings leader Carissa Moore (HAW) and Chelsea Tuach (BRB) at the Vans US Open of Surfing today to earn a direct advance to Round 3.Image: WSL / Rowland Location:    Huntington Beach, CA, USA Holding period: July 25 – August 2, 2015 Call: Men’s QS 10,000 Round 1 (Heats 13 – 24) and Women’s CT Round 1 Complete  Conditions: 3’ – 4’ (1 metre) Huntington Beach, CA/USA – Stop No. 6 on the Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Women’s Championship Tour (CT) kicked off today with Round 1 following action from the Men’s…
  • Pair of Incoming Track and Field Freshmen Set to Compete for U.S. at Pan Am Junior Championships

    edward helb
    24 Jul 2015 | 7:16 pm
    USATF Junior Championships Results CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Erin Dietz and Hannah Jackson, both incoming freshmen on the Harvard women’s track and field team, have earned spots on the U.S. squad set to compete at the Pan American Junior Championships in Edmonton, Canada from July 31 – August 2. “I’m excited to see Erin and Hannah compete at the Pan Am Championships and continue the rich tradition of Harvard Track and Field,” stated Jason Saretsky, The William W. “Bill” McCurdy Director of Track and Field/Cross Country. “We are proud of all of the…
  • Gundry, Paez No Strangers to International Travel

    edward helb
    24 Jul 2015 | 6:25 pm
    DURHAM, N.C. – Current Blue Devils Jaimee Gundry and Isabella Paez are headed to Russia for the FINA World Aquatic Championships, where they will compete against senior-level talent in diving and swimming events, respectively. However, neither student-athlete is a stranger to international travel. Gundry is a rising senior who was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She grew up in England from age seven on after also living in New Jersey and Kenya.  Now, her family resides in Kentucky. Having lived in so many countries, Gundry wanted to go to school in America. “I knew I wanted to come…
  • Molloy Women’s Bowling Adds Lucente to Inaugural Roster

    edward helb
    22 Jul 2015 | 5:15 pm
    ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – On Wednesday afternoon, Molloy College Head Women’s Bowling Coach Dr. Robert Cincotta announced the program’s first-ever high school signee as the Lions welcome Maria Lucente to the inaugural 2015-16 roster. “We are excited to have Maria on our squad as we take on the first year of East Coast Conference competition,” commented Cincotta. “I believe she will be a strong addition to the program.” Lucente, who hails from Elmont, N.Y. and Valley Stream North High School, has racked up several impressive accolades during her high…
  • C-N Track receives academic honors from USTFCCCA

    edward helb
    21 Jul 2015 | 4:51 pm
    VIDEO: Tiana Mills Interview NEW ORLEANS, La. – Two Carson-Newman track and field athletes and both men’s and women’s teams have been presented with academic accolades from the US Track and Field and Cross Country Association. Tiana Mills and Tanner  Stepp were both  named to the USTFCCC’s All-Academic teams for touting GPAs higher than 3.5 and qualifying for the national meet. Meanwhile, both Carson-Newman’s men’s and women’s teams were named all-academic teams for carrying collective GPAs higher than 3.00.  The Carson-Newman women had a 3.26 GPA…
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    Hockey Tracker

  • Who Wins the Patrick Sharp Trade?

    Peter Rossi
    13 Jul 2015 | 8:09 am
    On July 10th, to really the surprise of no one who pays attention to hockey, the Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Patrick Sharp and defensive prospect Stephen Johns to the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenseman Trevor Daley and forward Ryan Garbutt. So which team came out on top in the end? Now, Sharp is no
  • 2015 Free Agency Winners and Losers

    Peter Rossi
    13 Jul 2015 | 7:35 am
    As usual, when the free agency period began on July 1st, there was a flurry of activity from teams trying to sign the new players available in the hopes of bolstering a club for the upcoming season. And like with every season, there were teams and certain players that made out like bandits while others
  • A Tale of a Heartbroken Hockey Fan

    JordanClancy
    12 Jul 2015 | 2:07 pm
    I do not usually write about my opinion or what I think about the Leafs or trades, but today I am. It is never easy to see your favourite player get traded or leave your city. Growing up, my favourite hockey player was Mats Sundin. I can tell you now that Sundin will be my all time
  • Maple Leafs Trade Forward Phil Kessel

    JordanClancy
    2 Jul 2015 | 1:40 pm
    Many members of Leafs Nation were instantly heartbroken on July 1st, when they heard that fan favourite, Phil Kessel, along with Tyler Biggs and Tim Erixon had been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington and conditional draft picks. Phil Kessel, who was drafted back in 2006 by the Boston Bruins
  • 2015 NHL Draft Winners and Losers

    Peter Rossi
    29 Jun 2015 | 12:34 pm
    This past weekend, the 2015 NHL Draft was held in Sunrise, Florida. For residents and fans, the weather outside was one to enjoy and relax while inside the BB&T Center, it was all business for 30 NHL general managers and their staffs. Not strictly speaking in terms of draft picks, but there were also a
 
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    Sports Journey Media

  • Washington Redskins: Could This Be the Year of RG3?

    Lake Lewis Jr
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:44 pm
    Photo By: Chad Ryan During his Rookie of the Year campaign, the chants of “RG3! RG3! RG3!” were loud and rampant through the nation’s capital for the Washington Redskins new savior-in-the-form-of-a-quarterback. Robert Griffin, III could do no wrong as he captivated a region and became one of the most popular players in the NFL. The Redskins, as a team, were riding high having recently won the 2012 NFC East Division and about to begin the playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks with a supremely bright future ahead of them. But disaster struck at the worst time as Griffin severely…
  • Washington Redskins: Getting Stronger

    Lake Lewis Jr
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:43 pm
    Photo By Geoff Burke The Washington Redskins 2015 training camp has finally started and most fans and media are looking to see where the team has improved. Will the offense in Year Two under Head Coach Jay Gruden be more consistent and will the defense under new defensive coordinator Joe Berry be an improved unit? All of those story lines will develop as training camp, the preseason and the regular season play out but one of the storylines that has been on display is the size of the players. Strength and conditioning coach Mike Clark has certainly made his mark… it is apparent that players…
  • Capitals Re-Sign Marcus Johansson

    Will Hirsch
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:37 am
    (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports) The Washington Capitals re-signed center/winger Marcus Johansson to a one-year deal worth $3.75 million. The deal came after Johansson and the Capitals went through an arbitration hearing Wednesday and Johansson was awarded the contract Friday night. The 24 year-old Landskrona, Sweden native set career highs in goals (20), points (47), shots (138) and games played (82) in 2014-2015. In 345 career NHL games with the Capitals, Johansson has recorded 61 goals, 125 assists, for 186 points. In 44 playoff games he has recorded five goals and 10 assists for 15…
  • Redskins Training Camp Day 1: Players Return/Focus on Success

    Diane Chesebrough
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:38 am
    The enthusiasm was apparent on the practice fields as the Washington Redskins kicked off their 2015 training camp. Five players — left tackle Trent Williams, tight end Jordan Reed, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, offensive lineman Morgan Moses and cornerback DeAngelo Hall — were back on the field having been sidelined during OTAs and minicamps earlier in the offseason. All of the players were focused but that didn’t mean there wasn’t some horsing around on the field during the morning session at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Facility. At one point, receiver Andre Roberts…
  • Redskins Add to Training Camp RB Corps with Mack Brown

    Diane Chesebrough
    27 Jul 2015 | 7:21 am
    Ashburn, Va. – The Washington Redskins have announced the signing of free agent running back Mack Brown. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This brings the number of backs currently on the roster to seven including Alfred Morris, Chris Thompson, Silas Redd, Matt Jones, Trey Williams and Darrel Young (if a fullback is included in this group). Morris will stay the starter in offensive line coach Bill Callahan’s new power running scheme but competition for his “partner in crime” — likely a third-down-pass-catching-out-of-the-backfield partner — will be tight. Brown…
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    BrutusReport

  • Braxton Miller To Play At Receiver Position At Ohio State

    srpatterson
    27 Jul 2015 | 5:28 am
    In an interview with Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, Braxton Miller announced his plans to switch from playing quarterback to playing in the receiver position for Ohio State. Miller was originally to have competed for the starting QB slot with J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones. Miller first discussed the possibility of the switch with the team's strength coach in April. He approached coach Urban Meyer with the idea one month later. Within a couple weeks, he was meeting J.T. Barrett on the practice field after sunset to practice catching balls. Miller missed the entire last season due to a…
  • Nick Saban Defends Sugar Bowl Comments

    srpatterson
    21 Jul 2015 | 3:10 am
    Nick Saban, the Head Coach for Alabama's Crimson Tide, came under heavy fire for his comments made at the SEC media day event following the Sugar Bowls playoffs. His comments were made regarding recent changes to first-round draft picks. The comments came after the Crimson Tide lost the brutal playoff game against Ohio State, and Saban has been accused of not accepting ownership for the loss, choosing instead to focus on the rule changes to the draft grades.
  • Moretti Commits To Ohio State

    srpatterson
    5 Jul 2015 | 2:30 pm
    One of the top 100 offensive tackles in the country, Jake Moretti, decided to play for Ohio State. This was an excellent 4th of July gift for the Buckeyes' directors and players. Moretti ranks number 64 in the 2017 class of high-school offensive tackles.This young talented star had a number of offers from several notable colleges. He even had the opportunity to choose an offer from Colorodo, which would have been close to his hometown. Ohio State is looking forward to receiving Moretti because he has attributes that will work in their favor. On top of being 6-foot-5 and 270 pounds, he is also…
  • Marcelys Jones Leaving Ohio State

    srpatterson
    5 Jul 2015 | 2:23 pm
    Jones departing Ohio State Earlier in the week, a rumor began on Scout.com about Offensive Line Marcelys Jones would not be in the program at Ohio State any longer and today that was confirmed by a spokesman. At 315 pounds and 6'4", Jones is exploring additional options so that he may continue his college football career. According to the spokesman, the departure was "mutual." After failing to show up for summer workouts both Monday and Tuesday without informing the coaches, his leaving seemed likely. Close sources say that decision, however, wasn't finalized until today.
  • Miller In Good Health And Ready To Play QB Position

    srpatterson
    13 Jun 2015 | 2:57 pm
    Bucknuts24/7 received exciting news from insiders who work closely with Ohio State. According to these sources, QB Braxton Miller recovered fully, and he will be able to throw the football without a problem. Miller recently received surgery to repair an injured shoulder that was giving him trouble. A few weeks ago, Miller was complaining about pain coming from his throwing shoulder during a practice session. After examining his shoulder, the sources within his camp identified the injury as nothing more than soreness and discomfort. Since this incident, the Urban Meyer publicly stated that…
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    Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides

  • Best Horse Race Tracks In The U.S.

    David Grant
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:12 pm
    Gambling on horses may be stressful for many. There’s lots of money on the line and the amount of research can translate into how much money you will win (or lose). Despite this, horse race bettors’ can often find a day at the track relaxing.  Here are some of the best tracks to spend an... Read more » Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • Best Cash Back Sportsbook Bonuses

    David Grant
    27 Jul 2015 | 7:49 pm
    Q: What is a cash sportsbook bonus? When you set up an account a sportsbook my offer a bonus based on your initial deposit. This is used to entice new players to join their online sportsbook. Q: Is this the same as free play bonuses? No, a cash bonus is instant and increases your percentage... Read more » Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • Sports Interaction Sportsbook and Poker Room Review

    David Grant
    26 Jul 2015 | 7:49 pm
    Based in Canada, Sports Interaction is an easy to use sportsbook and poker room that definitely tries to put their customer first. This is the poker room to visit for deals and value. This sportsbook will also meet most of the needs for the casual better; however, may not be the top choice for professionals.... Read more » Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • How to Play the Ponies: Best Horse Racing Bets

    David Grant
    22 Jul 2015 | 6:39 pm
    Picking a winning horse at the track can be as easy as closing your eyes and picking one. It can also be frustrating and seem impossible, even when picking “favorites.” For anyone serious about betting horse racing they really need to understand the type of bets, chances of winning and expected payout. Understanding these factors... Read more » Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • What’s Worse, Broken Taco Shell or Broken Condom? OWR Wednesday Mailbag!

    David Grant
    21 Jul 2015 | 6:11 pm
    Welcome to the Wednesday OWR Mailbag! Have a question about betting, sports, pop culture or tacos? This week we cover 50 Cent, Chris Berman and broken condoms. Email us at mailbag@onlinewagerreview.com. The day after filing for bankruptcy 50 Cent was in a strip club making it rain. Shouldn’t his creditors be entitled to all those bills?... Read more » Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
 
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    High School Illustrated

  • Competitive High School Fishing Sees Rapid Growth

    High School Illustrated
    24 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    By Sean Stroh Chris Carnes recalls quite vividly the moment he knew his hobby became an obsession. “I had been fishing since I was old enough to walk but I didn’t do much bass fishing until I moved down to South Carolina when I was about eight years old,” Carnes said. “I joined a few ...
  • Remaining Optimistic After Losing An Important Sporting Event

    High School Illustrated
    23 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    By Stan Popovich Some athletes who do not perform well at their event may have a difficult time in getting over their most recent loss. As a result, here are a list of techniques that an athlete can follow in staying optimistic for their next event. First, do not make excuses or blame others for ...
  • Fort Madison, Iowa: Behind the Team All the Way

    High School Illustrated
    22 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    By Elizabeth Gullett Mikaela Foecke is an incredibly powerful volleyball player, whose humble and down to earth demeanor is inspiring to say the least. She knows that her power comes from being a team player, and is therefore not one to take all the credit for her accomplishments. Her small hometown of West Point, as ...
  • Mikaela Foecke Rises on the Love and Support of Her Town

    High School Illustrated
    21 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    By Natavia Howell It must feel great to be a local celebrity in a small town where everyone knows your name. For this young athlete, she has this experience every day. She’s an 18-year old high school senior who stands 6’3″ tall and has already had much success in her athletic career. Mikaela talked about ...
  • Eating Fruits and Vegetables for Better Performance

    High School Illustrated
    20 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am
    5 Ways to Get Your 5 a Day You may have heard that you should eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day — which works out to a total of about 2 cups. But experts actually recommend getting even more than that amount. There are no limits on the quantities of tasty fruits ...
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    UM Hoops.com

  • Mailbag: Protected rivalries, recruiting, zone defense & more

    Dylan Burkhardt
    30 Jul 2015 | 7:21 am
    The UM Hoops Mailbag is a collection of questions tweeted (@umhoops), e-mailed or sent via our Facebook page. Submit your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can.  @DAngelo_Vickers: Would you like to see protected rivalries in league play? There’s no question that I would love Michigan to play Michigan State and Ohio State twice every year, but I also have a hard time seeing how such a setup would really work. If you go down the list and start pairing up traditional rivals, you will end up with an (even more) unbalanced Big Ten schedule. The real downside to conference…
  • Five takeaways from the July evaluation period

    Dylan Burkhardt
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:33 am
    The July evaluation period is in the books and Michigan has already added a class of 2016 commitment. Here’s an overview of where things stand after the July evaluation period. 1. Ibi Watson earns his offer It wasn’t a well kept secret that Ibi Watson wanted a Michigan offer entering July and that the Wolverines weren’t going to give it away easy. The mutual interest was there from the start, but Watson needed to play well this July to join the class. He did and now he’s in. There were other options like Karmari Newman, Amir Coffey and even a late-bloomer like Maishe…
  • Ibi Watson chooses his “dream school” in Michigan

    Dylan Burkhardt
    28 Jul 2015 | 2:23 pm
    Ibi Watson to U-M Video, Scouting & More Recruiting Profile Scholarships Ibi Watson is no stranger to Ann Arbor. The Pickerington Central wing guard has visited Michigan several times over the past two years for games, camps and other unofficials. The Wolverines’ best player, Caris LeVert, even went to his high school and he considers him a role model. But it wasn’t until Monday evening that Watson’s dream could become reality. “(Michigan) offered last night,” Watson said in a phone interview on Tuesday. “I was really excited because it is a school that…
  • Rundown: Ibi Watson to Michigan

    Dylan Burkhardt
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:15 pm
    Michigan added a commitment from class of 2016 guard Ibi Watson this afternoon. Here’s everything you need to know about Michigan’s latest commitment. Backstory Ibi Watson has been on Michigan’s radar for quite a while now, but he really emerged this spring when he impressed at Michigan’s College Practice Camp and Team Camp in June. His strong play at the camps piqued Michigan’s interest and when combined with Tyus Battle’s decommitment, led to Michigan coaches tracking Watson consistently throughout July. He earned MVP honors at the Best of the South tournament in Suwanee, GA…
  • Ohio guard Ibi Watson commits to Michigan

    Dylan Burkhardt
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:36 am
    Michigan added a commitment from Pickerington Central guard Ibi Watson this afternoon. Watson tweeted news of the commitment. I'm extremely blessed and excited to announce that I'm officially committing to the University of Michigan!! #GoBlue #MichTape — Ibi Watson (@ibi_watson_2) July 28, 2015 Michigan coaches watched Watson consistently throughout the month of July and the class of 2016 wing saw his stock soar. Watch for more on this developing story. The post Ohio guard Ibi Watson commits to Michigan appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
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    SportingAlert

  • BREAKING: Wolfsburg Beats Bayern In German SuperCup

    OMAR HALL
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:48 pm
    WOLFSBURG, Sporting Alert - Wolfsburg carved out a 6-5 penalty shootout victory over Bayern Munich to win the German Super Cup title on Saturday. The post BREAKING: Wolfsburg Beats Bayern In German SuperCup appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Let Him GO! Van Gaal Wants De Gea SOLD: Reports

    WALTER HOYOS
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:50 am
    MADRID, Sporting Alert - Louis van Gaal wants Manchester United to sell David de Gea, as he feels the player no longer wants to stay at the club, a report by AS claims. The post Let Him GO! Van Gaal Wants De Gea SOLD: Reports appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Where and How To Watch UFC 190: Rousey v Correia

    KOBY FRANZ
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:31 am
    RIO, DE JANEIRO, Sporting Alert - If you are as excited as everyone else about the main-event bout at UFC 190 on Saturday between Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia, then here is how you can watch the action live. The post Where and How To Watch UFC 190: Rousey v Correia appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Walcott: Let’s Beat Chelsea And Send A Message To Rivals

    Adam Fratzke
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:03 pm
    LONDON, Sporting Alert - Fresh off of signing a new contract at Arsenal, Theo Walcott says the Gunners need to send a statement to their rivals by beating Chelsea in the Community Shield this weekend. The post Walcott: Let’s Beat Chelsea And Send A Message To Rivals appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Arsenal Premier League Games Rescheduled

    JAMES ANDERSON
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:48 am
    LONDON, Sporting Alert - Arsenal have confirmed the following changes to their English Premier League schedule for this season. The post Arsenal Premier League Games Rescheduled appeared first on SportingAlert.
 
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    Visitors Section

  • The Visitors Section: How much for Russell Wilson?

    VisitorsSection
    27 Jul 2015 | 7:30 pm
    The week on a very special on the Visitors Section the guys talk NFL football and share all of our proceeds with you the listener! Topics! We got Topics! Why watch Ballers? We have the Saints Twitter Battles. Russell Wilson deserves to get paid right? Of course! How much? Football News Galore! Grab your Marshmellows and awkward conversations, Camp starts.
  • The Visitors Section: Upgrade to HiFi Justin Hunter

    VisitorsSection
    20 Jul 2015 | 7:30 pm
    The week on a very special on the Visitors Section the guys talk NFL football and share all of our proceeds with you the listener!
  • The Visitors Section: The Rock is Mad at Us

    VisitorsSection
    13 Jul 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Join Hosts formerly known as Cucklord/Dogsmack, Jim/Matt, and Bob Lowe/Rack Grimes as they do everyting plus football news spin. Think of them like a sandwich with lots of meat. I am talking a cold cut combo with meatballs and tuna. It is disgusting, yallz. See that "Z"? That's how edgy these guys roll. Limp Bizkit has nothing on them with how much they bring.  Everything and Football News is never the same when these two get together live and leave without paying for the check. You need church after you listen because this is an adult show.  *If you would like to be a live studio…
  • The Visitors Section: Imaginary Sports News

    VisitorsSection
    7 Jul 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section Josh and Mike are perfectly in sync as they fight off both bad jokes and aging terminators in the realest sports show since Ballers. 
  • The Visitors Section: BattleBots

    VisitorsSection
    29 Jun 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Mike and Josh get their giant nut on as they check out the latest and greatest of reboots, Battle Bots. Thirteen years ago we were all introduced to nerd rage and our lives were never the same. Also someone let the Rock on TV again. Somewhere there is a guy in a raven mask that needs to cancel that show. 
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    WordPress.com News

  • Google Fonts: Free Typefaces for Your Site

    Payton Swick
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:50 am
    We’re really happy to announce that we’ve added over 30 free Google Fonts to your Theme Customizer. Even better, you don’t need any upgrades to access them; these fonts are free for everyone. Go to WordPress.com → Customize to see the new Fonts section in the sidebar. From there you can browse and preview typefaces like Gentium Book Basic, Libre Baskerville, Merriweather, and Ubuntu. When you select a font, you’ll immediately see your site in the preview with that font applied. For most font choices, you can also change the size and style of the text. Click to view…
  • WordPressers Making a Splash

    Ben Huberman
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    We read hundreds of blogs and websites every day, from up-and-coming voices and established pros alike. We love visiting those sites on WordPress.com, but it’s just as rewarding to see other platforms embrace the work of writers, journalists, and artists who regularly publish here, introducing it to new audiences. Here’s a selection of WordPress.com bloggers who recently made a splash. A mathematician at work Terry Tao is a veteran blogger, publishing prolifically on his site since 2007. He also happens to be a Fields Medal recipient and one of the leading mathematicians…
  • August in Blogging U: Blogging 101

    Michelle W.
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Have you just started blogging (welcome!), or are you looking to breathe new life into a blogging habit that’s fallen by the wayside? Blogging U. is a great way to get on track, with bite-size assignments, a supportive community, and staff to support you. This August, we’re offering Blogging 101— and registration is now open! Blogging 101: Zero to Hero — August 3 – 21 Blogging 101 is three weeks of bite-size blogging assignments that take you from “Blog?” to “Blog!” Every weekday, you’ll get a new assignment to help you publish a post, customize your…
  • New Themes: Libretto, Lovecraft, and Publication

    sarah semark
    23 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Happy Theme Thursday! Today we’re introducing three new free themes to our collection: Libretto, Lovecraft, and Publication. Libretto Featuring big, bold drop caps and oversized images, Libretto is ideal for showcasing longform writing or stunning imagery. Its classic design and typographic details will give your blog a sophisticated, elegant look. Fully responsive, the theme adapts easily to tablets and other mobile devices, ensuring that your content is easy to see. Libretto is a fork of Readly, originally designed by WPShower. Get to know Libretto in the Theme Showcase, or give it a…
  • Four Food Blogs to Follow Now

    Krista
    15 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    From sweet to savory, these four fantastic food blogs will satisfy your appetite. If you enjoy eating (and who doesn’t?!), check them out and follow them in your Reader so you won’t miss a dish. The Dinner Party Collective The Dinner Party Collective is a collaborative blog dedicated to “reinvigorating the delicious lost art of dinner parties.” The DPC features seasonal full-course menus, photos, and recipes from apéritifs to dessert (complete with wine pairings, no less!) ideal for dinner groups of six to eight. Blogger Margot leads an international troupe of food and wine lovers…
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    AthletesLiveHere.com

  • The 4 W’s of the Doha Sports Forum

    Justin Troung
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:48 pm
    Many people enjoy watching and playing sports, but there is so much more to sports. This is where Doha Goal Forums comes in. Well the overlying question here is, what is Doha Goal Forums? The best way to put it is that it is global leaders trying to create social improvement through sports by creating […]
  • March Madness Brackets

    ALH Catalina
    18 Mar 2015 | 7:12 pm
    With March Madness here what better way than getting your personal bracket ready than by taking a peak of some professional athletes’ brackets who are participating in an exclusive charity fundraiser. “Charity Madness” hosted by FantasyHub is an online fantasy sports site that utilizes games as contests for organizations like charities. Approximately 26 professional athletes like Bo Jackson, LoLo […]
  • Training at Alliance MMA with George Castro

    ALH David
    23 Dec 2014 | 5:54 pm
    Meet George Castro – and see what it takes to train with the likes of Brand Vera, Dominic Cruz and even the talented NFL’s Vincent Brown  aside from many more. MMA Trainer George Castro steps us through his growth, hardships and what he looks to in the future. “Who cares what anybody else thinks. If […]
  • In Landon’s Honor

    ALH David
    12 Dec 2014 | 11:21 pm
    With the help of more clubs, worldwide player attention, and the rebranding, the MLS is getting a facelift. Amidst the changes the LA Galaxy has astonished its fans with a 5th MLS cup win, making it the first soccer franchise to reach this feat. In addition, Landon Donovan, LA Galaxy’s #10 will be retiring this year. […]
  • “How To” muay thai fighting stance with world champion & mother: Julie Kitchen

    ALH Team
    2 Dec 2014 | 9:47 pm
    It’s always good to be prepared. The no. 1 ladies Muay Thai Boxing Champion from Cornwall, UK Julie Kitchen holds 14x World titles. She is a fighter, trainer, ambassador for Muay Thai Womens Boxing and mother of twin daughters Amber and Allaya aged 13 yrs. Who by the way are both british no1. As an […]
 
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    UNPACKIN’ it with Bryce Johnson

  • INTERVIEW w/…Freddie Scott-Former NFL WR-Unlock the Champion

    bryce
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:05 am
    Former NFL wide receiver and founder of Unlock the Champion, Freddie Scott, joins us to breakdown the leadership or lack of leadership that has been displayed in the deflategate saga. Freddie gives lessons we can learn from the commissioner and Robert Kraft. UNPACK50SEGMENT2
  • 50 MINUTES OF…NFL, Freddie Scott, Passion, Leadership, Deflategate, & A Backboard

    bryce
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:01 am
    Training camps in the NFL have started up, so we discuss choosing players to root for this season and wonder how much fans care about a player’s passion. When picking your fantasy football team, does a player’s passion and intensity matter? Bryce gives some other thoughts on intriguing teams and players heading into training camp and Bryce share’s his best stories from the week that include David Lee’s burritos, Eric Berry’s recovery, and Michael Jordan’s backboard. Former NFL WR Freddie Scott joins Bryce to talk about the leadership involved in…
  • 25 MINUTES OF…NFL, FANTASY, PASSION, BURRITOS, & KRAFT

    bryce
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:53 am
    Training camps in the NFL have started up, so we discuss choosing players to root for this season and wonder how much fans care about a player’s passion. When picking your fantasy football team, does a player’s passion and intensity matter? Bryce share’s his best stories from the week that include David Lee’s burritos, Eric Berry’s recovery, and Michael Jordan’s backboard. 25MINUTEUNPACK
  • 25-MINUTE SHOW

    Darla
    25 Jul 2015 | 9:48 am
    Detroit Pistons’ forward, Anthony Tolliver, comes on the 25-minute show to unpack his faith, NBA journey, and summer schedule. Bryce also gives a faith thought on how this weekend’s inductees to The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown can remind us of God’s greatness and faithfulness.   25MINUTEUNPACK
  • 50-MINUTE SHOW

    Darla
    25 Jul 2015 | 9:40 am
    On this week’s 50-minute show, Bryce has the privilege of interviewing Detroit Pistons’ forward, Anthony Tolliver, and baseball evangelist and founder of Team Glory Baseball Ministries, Rob Callistro. Both men share their  thought-provoking stories of faith and sports. 50 MINUTE SHOW JULY 24
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    NorCal Sports Radio

  • SoCo Sports Fans 08 01 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    31 Jul 2015 | 1:22 pm
    "Summer Camp"-Talking RAIDERS Training camp with Lincoln Kennedy! Plus MLB Trade Deadline, Defaltegate coninues and more!
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    23 Jul 2015 | 2:08 pm
    Matt Barrows from Sacbee.com talks Niners with us! Plus we cover what THE FREAK has meant to the Giants and Caitlyn Jenner wins an ESPY! Cuz the ESPYs are a thing...
  • SoCo Sports Fans 07 18 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    16 Jul 2015 | 2:51 pm
    "Valuable" - We break down the 50 most valuable franchises in the WORLD! Plus the NFL Franchise Tag deadline has come and gone, who got the BIG Deal? That and more!
  • SoCoSports Fans 07/11/2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    10 Jul 2015 | 1:03 pm
    Talking Sharks with Kevin Kurz. Plus we remember Ken Stabler and which Bay Area team has the most pressure to win the next championship?
  • SoCo Sports Fans 06 20 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    18 Jun 2015 | 12:57 pm
    "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!" - Warriors are NBA Champs and we are joined by Warriors TV Analyst Jim Barnett! Plus should Lebron be the MVP even if he is on the losing team? That and more!
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    StacieMahoe.com

  • 7 Simple Ways to Raise Your Game This Week

    Stacie
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:32 pm
    This past week I offered a free Facebook event sharing 7 simple ways to raise your game this week. If you missed it, you’re in luck! I decided to turn the event into a free downloadable guide You can grab your free copy here. No strings attached. No email address required. To get the most out of this free softball guide … USE it, not just read it. You’ll see what I mean when you get to the end of the guide. Share it, not hog it. We are all part of the softball community and the more we lift each other up, the strong our GAME gets! So please don’t hesitate to share…
  • False Dichotomy of Coddling and “Tough Love”

    Stacie
    9 Jul 2015 | 4:20 am
    Share this article: CLICK HERE to Tweet The reason I’m thinking about this issue is because of an article I saw shared on Facebook: I Am Your Coach, Not Your Mother. *NOTE: Let me be clear. This is in no way an attempt to put down the author of this article. That is not at all my intention. I’m just sharing all the thoughts and feelings this article stirred up in me due to various lessons I’ve learned. Good articles do that. They make you feel something. This blog post is an accounting of what I felt as I went through this article. There are some solid pieces of inspiration…
  • Super simple hitting trick

    Stacie
    22 Jun 2015 | 3:38 pm
    One aspect of the game parents often ask for help on is hitting. Specifically, “How do I get my daughter to hit better in games?” Well, if she’s hitting fabulously in practice and struggling in games, one thing is obvious… The way she approaches practice (mentally) and the way she approaches games are completely different. This is where the problem lies. So how can you help her be more relaxed in the game like she is in training or more intense in training like she is in the game? Well, if you’re not the coach and don’t control her training environment,…
  • Hey Coach: Boost your team’s performance with this simple tip

    Stacie
    25 May 2015 | 4:00 am
    Looking to improve your team’s performance and results? Here is something too many coaches overlook. Press play and make sure you’re on track to helping your team perform at their best. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB8YBEkNZMs
  • When critics rant and rave, remember this …

    Stacie
    18 May 2015 | 4:00 am
    Coach, You will ALWAYS have critics. Stay focused on why you do what you do and on what matters most! When you get defensive, you look guilty, or like you lack confidence in what you do. And maybe you do. Maybe you ARE doubting your own ability. But responding to frustrated critics rarely does you any good or helps you feel better about yourself or what you do. Stay focused on the players, on what you want to help them accomplish/learn, on your mission and vision for any player you have the honor of working with. You’re not out there for the critics! You’re out there for the KIDS.
 
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    Sports WAR

  • Middlesex sign Pakistan paceman Junaid Khan

    admin
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:51 pm
    Middlesex have announced the signing of Pakistan pacer Junaid Khan as their latest overseas player. The 25-year-old replaces Australian international Joe Burns and will play in the Royal London One-Day Cup match against his Lancashire at Blackpool on Wednesday. Great news as @JunaidkhanREAL joins the club as our new overseas player. Read more at http://t.co/W3CisjAmdJ – welcome to the club Junaid! — Middlesex Cricket (@Middlesex_CCC) July 27, 2015 The left-armer will also be available for Championship cricket, if required. “We are delighted to have got a bowler of Junaid’s…
  • Cook Set To Ring Changes Ahead of Third Ashes Test

    admin
    23 Jul 2015 | 3:21 am
    A week can be a long old time in sport, and that is certainly the case for England’s cricketers right now. A fortnight ago they were the talk of the town following their crushing of Australia in Cardiff, and now the shoe is on the other foot following the Aussies’ 405-run dismantling of the Three Lions at Lords. So honours are even then heading into the third Ashes rubber at Edgbaston, but the real worry for England is the damaging psychological affects that the Lords hammering has on their top order batsmen. A quick look at the stats reveals that three of England’s top four – Adam…
  • Ashes 2015: England squad for the third Test

    admin
    22 Jul 2015 | 1:16 am
    The ECB have have announced the 13-man squad for the third Ashes Test to face Australia at Edgbaston. Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow has replaced the 25-year-old Gary Balance for the third Ashes to be played next Wednesday in Birmingham on July 29. One change in the England squad for the 3rd Investec #Ashes Test at Edgbaston pic.twitter.com/C7nuXtZ43u — England Cricket (@englandcricket) July 21, 2015 “Jonny has worked extremely hard at his game and his record for Yorkshire speaks for itself. He fully deserves this opportunity,” said national selector James Whitaker. “Gary…
  • Why Protein is Important for Endurance Athletes

    admin
    14 Jul 2015 | 8:22 pm
    Protein is an important macronutrient needed by the body. Without it or the lack of it, can result to irritability, hair loss, muscle weakness. If you are an athlete or a fitness enthusiast, protein can help repair your muscles. During prolonged high intensity or strenuous activities like exercise, the muscles, particularly the small filaments that aids in muscle contraction, are strained and microscopically damaged. The body then sends out essential nutrients like protein for growth and recovery. Protein from food can meet your body’s required protein intake. But if you are busy and…
  • Cook and co answer the critics as England go one up

    admin
    13 Jul 2015 | 5:51 am
    English cricket fans were nervous ahead of the first Ashes test and their fears may well have been confirmed with the home side at 40-3 in the first innings. However, with Joe Root continuing his stunning form of the last 12 months, Alastair Cook’s men were dominant for much of the game and they head to Lord’s with a deserved 1-0 lead. The Aussies remain favourites for the Ashes but much will depend on the fitness of key strike bowler Mitchell Starc. As for England, the selectors have named an unchanged squad for the second test but in a long series, we may yet see some changes as the…
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    Sports Turf Northwest

  • LitterKat Artificial Turf Sweeper Sale 2015

    Mike
    21 Jul 2015 | 3:36 pm
    Summer 2015 is coming to a close and it’s time to focus on the Fall.  Fall is all about football and soccer and every other sport that is played on artificial turf.  For many years now the LitterKat artificial turf sweeper has been the leading turf sweeper for facilities the world over.  The manufacturer of […] The post LitterKat Artificial Turf Sweeper Sale 2015 appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • Save Money On Your New Artificial Turf Field-Bid Artificial Turf Maintenance Equipment Separate!

    AlyssaR
    28 May 2015 | 2:55 pm
    Dear School Board Members or The Person in Charge of Writing the Check Save the taxpayers some money and purchase artificial turf maintenance equipment for your new turf project through a separate bidding process. Actually, demand a non-inclusion clause for equipment with your turf. You competitively bid the field so why not the equipment too? […] The post Save Money On Your New Artificial Turf Field-Bid Artificial Turf Maintenance Equipment Separate! appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • WWE and MMA: Recent Allegations of Hepatitis C Spark Health Questions

    AlyssaR
    5 Dec 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Have you ever seen an MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fight? Check this one out. WARNING: It is graphic. They are sweaty, bloody, grimy, and athlete’s bodies are practically intertwined for most of the fight. Likewise, WWE is also a sport (or show) filled with skin to skin contact and extremely small personal bubbles. Not so […] The post WWE and MMA: Recent Allegations of Hepatitis C Spark Health Questions appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • Artificial Turf Equipment for Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines

    AlyssaR
    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?

    AlyssaR
    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.
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    Junior D Sports

  • JDS Podcast Episode 131: Tom Brady Hates Cell Phones

    Junior D
    29 Jul 2015 | 4:34 pm
    In this week’s episode Lou and Junior D discuss big game contracts in college football, benefits that universities receive for scheduling these games, Braxton Miller’s position change,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 130: Junior D & Cardale Jones Both Love Ronda Rousey

    Junior D
    21 Jul 2015 | 1:50 pm
    In this week’s episode Lou and Junior D discuss Cardale Jones’ crush on Ronda Rousey, Bret Bielema stalking recruits on social media, Nick Saban crying at the SEC meetings again,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 129: What’s Going On at Florida State

    Junior D
    14 Jul 2015 | 10:23 am
    In this week’s episode Lou and Junior D get into the problems at Florida State and what needs to happen to fix all of the issues. We also get into the mess in the NBA between DeAndre Jordan and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 128: Can Athletes Quit Being So Dumb?

    Junior D
    8 Jul 2015 | 10:09 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss College Football pre season polls, NBA Free Agency and the NFL. We also get into Russell Wilson’s sex life, JPP blowing up his hand on the 4th of July and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Cowherd’s Interview With Jim Harbaugh Goes Wrong

    Junior D
    3 Jul 2015 | 3:19 am
    For those of you that haven’t seen this train wreck of an interview, here is the Youtube video. Harbaugh was not giving ESPN Radio Host Colin Cowherd much to work with and forced Cowherd to end... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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    Improving Sports

  • If you loved the All-Star Home Run Derby, here’s more

    Michael
    14 Jul 2015 | 6:52 pm
    The IS Team had a few ideas, in addition to a change in the voting system, on how to enhance MLB’s All-Star week. The Home Run Derby is a classic event, still beloved by fans and entertaining each year. The … Continue reading →
  • Let MLB players vote for All-Stars

    Craig
    5 Jul 2015 | 6:47 pm
    The system became a farce as soon as fans were allowed to vote. Popular players got all the votes, even if they were well past their prime. Now, the twist is stacked votes by teams/cities, like this year’s KC Royals … Continue reading →
  • Fans & press – Too close for comfort in MLB and the NBA

    Michael
    23 Jun 2015 | 5:14 pm
    It’s been less than a month since a fan was seriously injured by a shard of a broken bat during a Boston Red Sox game. It brought to our attention an issue that we always knew was there, and for … Continue reading →
  • Will the NCAA finish what ESPN has started?

    Craig
    14 Jun 2015 | 8:02 pm
    Paula Lavigne’s initial ESPN analysis (how major college athletes get multiple advantages when potentially charged with a crime) will get significant attention – for a while. In a world where the NFL is expected to severely punish players for off-the-field … Continue reading →
  • A flexible way to discourage Hack-a-Shaq fouls in the NBA

    Guest
    6 May 2015 | 5:18 pm
    [This guest post was written by Javier Moreno from Tenerife, Spain.] A simple, effective way to stop Hack-a-Shaqs would be to offer the team that gets fouled the choice of taking the two free throws or ball possession on the … Continue reading →
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    The Confidential

  • By Popular Demand–the ACC Survivor Pool is Back for 2015!

    Commander
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:44 pm
    The Confidential’s Survivor Pool is back for 2015!  Sign up today: We are limiting this to the first 100 entrants.  Winner gets $50.00.  See the official rules here: http://www.officefootballpool.com/pools.cfm?poolid=115035&p=2&pwd=n%2Arbaa Pool ID Number: 115035 Pool Entry Code: n*rbaa With thousands of ACC fans, sign up today!
  • Big XII Expansion Update

    Commander
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:11 am
    A few weeks ago, we had some discussion regarding relegation and how the NCAA might look with relegation.   And then we discussed the purely hypothetical–even absurdly hypothetical–circumstance of which school is each conference’s weakest link.  Then we took the absurd one step further and talked about conferences swapping schools.  We thought we were done.  Little did we know that the Big XII would jump back into the discussion… with Oklahoma seemingly parading itself to other conferences and news that five Big XII schools may have raised their skirts for the Big…
  • The Football Over-Unders for 2015: Duke

    Commander
    22 Jul 2015 | 2:54 pm
    This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015.  We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.”  We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under.  If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too.  The next team up: Duke.  We are going with an over/under of 7.5 regular season wins. September 3 @ Tulane September 12 vs North Carolina…
  • The Football Over-Unders for 2015: NC State

    Commander
    21 Jul 2015 | 2:45 am
    This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015.  We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.”  We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under.  If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too.  The next team up: North Carolina State.  We are going with an over/under of 7.5 regular season wins. September 5 vs Troy September 12 vs…
  • The Football Over-Unders for 2015: Clemson

    Commander
    20 Jul 2015 | 7:19 am
    This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015.  We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.”  We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under.  If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too.  The next team up: Clemson.  We are going with an over/under of 10 regular season wins. September 5 vs Wofford September 12 vs Appalachian…
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    fanatix

  • EXPOSED: Why Chelsea are REALLY struggling to sign Everton’s John Stones

    Charli Casey
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:36 pm
    Chelsea face a serious challenge to sign Everton defender John Stones before the close of the summer window. According to the Daily Star, Jose Mourinho is not struggling to sign the England international because of the Toffees’ reluctance to sell or the Blues’ unwillingness to meet their valuation, but as a result of a sell-on agreement with former side Barnsley written into his contract. The British newspaper reveal that when Stones made the move to Goodison Park in a £3m deal in January 2013, Everton agreed to give the League One side 15% of any future transfer fee. Everton…
  • Chelsea star Diego Costa discusses new forward PARTNERSHIP with Radamel Falcao

    Charli Casey
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:05 pm
    Chelsea striker Diego Costa is excited over the arrival of summer signing Radamel Falcao, and is convinced that they can form a lethal attack together. “I have played quite a few games alongside Falcao and it worked very well for us, without a doubt,” Costa was quoted by the Mirror as saying. “Let’s hope Falcao can find the form he needs to. I think he looks very happy here and in good spirits.” The duo played together at Atletico Madrid, and despite Jose Mourinho favouring a 4-3-3 formation, the Portuguese manager certainly has the option of nurturing a new…
  • Chelsea ROCKED as Serie A giants join £15.5m transfer battle

    Charli Casey
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:27 pm
    Chelsea have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Napoli forward Jose Callejon, as Inter Milan have joined the race for his signature this summer. According to the Express, the Premier League champions were leading the chase and looked to be closing in on a deal after tabling a bid of £15.5m – and Napoli are allegedly willing to sell the Spain international. The British newspaper claim that Callejon emerged as a target for Blues manager Jose Mourinho as a consequence of Juan Cuadrado and Mohamed Salah‘s uncertain futures in west London. However, they will now have to fend…
  • Arsenal face transfer WAR with La Liga GIANTS for £25m defensive SUPERSTAR

    Jonathan Machlin
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:07 pm
    Following an injury, Arsenal probably hoped they could wait for Carvalho’s price tag to drop. Will the price climb higher now that there’s a new suitor? Despite a recent injury that is expected to sideline him for several months, the interest from big clubs – including Arsenal – in William Carvalho has not diminished, and a La Liga giant is about to turn a wholesale bid into a transfer war. According to the Metro, Real Madrid have thrown their hats into the ring for the 23-year-old Portuguese defensive midfielder from Sporting Lisbon. Though Arsenal thought they could…
  • DONE DEAL: Liverpool finish £500,000 transfer of Brazilian midfield STAR

    Jonathan Machlin
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:46 am
    It’s been a busy summer for Brendan Rodgers, but he finally has a new midfielder to show for his summer shopping spree. Will Souza inject new life into the midfield? They may not have their replacement for Raheem Sterling just yet, but Liverpool have been making moves to find someone to fill in his spot, starting with Internacional’s Allan Rodrigues de Souza. Liverpool announced on their official Twitter page that the deal for the 18-year-old Brazilian midfielder that is believed to be worth £500,000 had gone through. #LFC have secured Allan for the future and he’s…
 
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  • New Labels From Anchor, Brooklyn, Lagunitas and Others

    Keith
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:33 pm
    Anchor Barrel Ale Anchor Barrel Ale Arcade Swanky Ape Saison Back Forty Trade Day Cuban Coffee Stout Brooklyn Black Comet Central City Patrick O’ Pumpkin Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale Elk Valley Schank Berliner Weisse Lagunitas Doppel Sticky Double Alt Ale Maui Doppel Shot Double Bock ol’ Republic Kolsch Gone A-Rye Roc Badass IPA Shmaltz Vulcan Red Session IPA
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    Keith
    23 Jul 2015 | 3:16 pm
    Here are a few interesting beer labels that were recently approved. Ballast Point The Commodore American Stout Epidemic Ales Belladonna Pale Ale Figueroa Mountain Czech Yo Self Hoppy Czech Style Pilsner Figueroa Mountain Weiss Weiss Baby Hoppy Crystal Weiss Ale Sierra Nevada & Crux Paddle Trail Ale Session IPA
  • Ask a Brewer: Device’s Ken Anthony

    Keith
    21 Jul 2015 | 6:55 am
    Device Brewing is one the newest additions to the growing Sacramento, California beer scene. In August 2013, the first commercial batches of Device Brewing beer were produced. Our beers are on tap at select locations around the Greater Sacramento Area, Elk Grove, Roseville and Folsom. The brewery taproom is now open and features our mainstay beers as well as some seasonal offerings. Ken and Melissa Anthony own and operate the 7 barrel brewhouse and tasting room. I haven’t been to Device, or tried any of their beers, but it’s at the top of my list of places to check out next time…
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    20 Jul 2015 | 6:54 am
 
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  • Redskins sign Junior Galette to 1-year deal

    Thomas Threlkeld
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:17 am
    The Washington Redskins have signed former New Orleans Saints pass rusher Junior Galette, 27, to a one-year deal. The deal is worth the veteran minimum salary, which would be $745,000. The Saints released Galette less than a week ago and he was at Redskins Park to take a physical and meet with team officials yesterday. The deal not only puts Galette on the roster for 2015, it also gives Washington a right of first refusal for Galette in 2016, allowing the Skins to match any offers he gets from another team. Hopefully, for Galette and Washington, this will mark a new and better chapter in his…
  • All Redskins Position Previews Right Here!

    Thomas Threlkeld
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:35 am
    QUARTERBACK RUNNING BACK TIGHT END WIDE RECEIVER CENTER GUARD TACKLE DEFENSIVE END NOSE TACKLE INSIDE LINEBACKER OUTSIDE LINEBACKER CORNERBACK SAFETY SPECIAL TEAMS
  • Redskins Position Previews: Special Teams

    Thomas Threlkeld
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:26 am
    Today we conclude our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins for training camp on July 30. Today, we cover special teams. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // Inside Linebacker // Outside Linebacker // Cornerback // Safety // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Kai Forbath, Ty Long, Nick Sundberg, Tress Way WILL MAKE FINAL ROSTER: Kai Forbath, Nick Sundberg, Tress Way LIKELY TO BE CUT: Ty Long ANALYSIS: Washington’s special teams improved in 2014, but only compared…
  • Redskins CB Bashaud Breeland is suspended for one game

    Mark Buterbaugh
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:12 am
    Promising CB Bashaud Breeland has been suspended for one game by the National Football League.  The suspension was due to a police stop last summer that resulted in Breeland receiving a citation for marijuana possession. Breeland was the Redskins fourth-round pick in 2014 and started 15 games during his rookie season.  He was a pleasant surprise in an otherwise dismal Redskins secondary.   In his rookie campaign, Breeland recorded 67 tackles, picked off two passes, and forced two fumbles.  Breeland entered camp as the favorite to start opposite Chris Culliver, despite the return of…
  • Nats 2015 Draft Class Stats Update (7/31)

    Mark Buterbaugh
    31 Jul 2015 | 6:26 am
    We are keeping you up to date on the progress of the 2015 Washington Nationals draft class.  Here are the current stats for the Nats draft class.  Players we gave   are performing well on the season or on a hot, recent tear. OF Andrew Stevenson (2nd RD)  Assigned to Auburn and recently promoted to Hagerstown (A).  Stevenson has appeared in 23 games and is 29 for 91 at the plate with 1 double and 2 triples.  He has scored 12 runs, swiped 7 bases,  and driven in 11 runs.  He has a .374 slugging percentage, .370 on base percentage, and is batting .319. OF Rhett Wiseman (2rd RD)  Has…
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  • Top 11 Las Vegas Summer League Performers and Where They Are Now

    Seyi Omonira
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:09 am
    A Vegas Summer League commended at the night of July 20 where we saw Becky Hammon and the San Antonio Spurs make history. There were some highs and lows in the Summer League. We saw the top picks, Karl Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor, DeAngelo Russell etc. and while they may have not been the most consistent shown glimpses of their immense potentials. I choose to do this a week after the Vegas Summer League to give you an update if the top performers of the Summer League has gotten a reward for their hard work and effort and received a NBA contract or earned a…
  • A Look into the Orlando Pro Summer League 2015

    Seyi Omonira
    3 Jul 2015 | 3:46 pm
    With the frenzy that is the NBA free agency, the Summer League has gone under the radar.  The NBA Summer League is a chance to see the newcomers such as Karl Towns and Jahlil Okafor in action as well as a second chance for players either from the D’League, Europe or even undrafted to make it to the NBA.The Summer League is where we saw Elfrid Payton(above) show his breathtaking athleticism and passing skills firsthand before he was mainstream when he became the first player in Magic history to record back to back triple doubles. It was the summer league where we saw the “Smash…
  • 2015 NBA Draft: Player Grades

    Seyi Omonira
    24 Jun 2015 | 6:57 pm
    The NBA Draft where the story begins...Despite the NBA, NFL and all the major soccer leagues concluded to an end, this is my favorite part of the year, the NBA Draft. I've been closely following the NBA Draft since I was a kid, the prospects, mock drafts, talk shows etc. From pleading in my bedroom for my Atlanta Hawks to draft Chris Paul over Marvin Williams to saying that Michael Beasley was the best player of the 2008 draft class.It's just that thing, the NBA Draft (well all drafts for that matter) is a glorified guessing game for all teams in their respective leagues. In the NBA's case,…
  • 2015 Finals Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers Vs. Golden State Warriors

    Seyi Omonira
    4 Jun 2015 | 6:03 pm
    The talk of the Finals will be about Stephen Curry and LeBron but the attention should go to the role players.It is the NBA Finals that the majority predicted, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face Stephen Curry and the high scoring Golden State Warriors. Last year both teams were in limbo fired their respective coaches, Cleveland fired Mike Brown for his second stint after one failed season where Cleveland finished 33-49 that didn't match the ambitions of owner Dan Gilbert who was eager to give the state of Ohio success in the post-LeBron era. Golden State Warriors on the other…
  • Pre Fight Podcast Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao

    Seyi Omonira
    2 May 2015 | 3:29 pm
    Listen to the Pre-Fight podcast before the fight. Blogger was difficult with the embed from SoundCloud so I had to do it through Google Plus.
 
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  • Momentum Among Female Coaches in Professional Sports + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    31 Jul 2015 | 1:06 pm
    When Your Child Says…. “I can’t please my coach!” – jbmthinks.com/ Has your child ever come home from practice or a game and complained, “I can’t please my coach” ?   Help Me Raise $500 for Caps for Kids! Caps for Kids is a program that gives autographed baseball caps to kids battling cancer. The  caps and autographs are from their heroes. Please take a minute… Continue Reading On jbmthinks.com/ » Momentum Among Female Coaches in Professional Sports – blog.coachup.com Lieberman texted ESPN Radio’s Ian Fitzsimmons last night saying, “I…
  • Dr. V writer Caleb Hannan talks about the mistakes he, Grantland made + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:01 pm
    Arizona Cardinals Hire Jen Welter as First Woman Coach in NFL – blog.coachup.com The Arizona Cardinals are making headlines this week for hiring the first female NFL coach Jen Welter, but those who know head coach, Bruce Arians aren’t surprised. Arians knows a good coach when he sees one, and he doesn’t let stereotypes get in the way. ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss reports, “For the last two years, [the Cardinals’ coaching staff] was a mix of young and old, black and white, experienced and inexperienced… Continue Reading On blog.coachup.com » Dr. V writer Caleb Hannan talks about…
  • DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: A Closer Look at Prevention in Youth Soccer + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:34 pm
    DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: A Closer Look at Prevention in Youth Soccer – askcoachwolff.com A New Safety Study Sheds New Light on Heading the Ball in Youth Soccer By Doug Abrams In Montreal’s Olympic Stadium and on television, soccer fans winced when United States midfielder Morgan Brian and German forward Alexandra Popp struck heads as each went airborne trying to head the ball in the World Cup semifinals on June 30… Continue Reading On askcoachwolff.com » Sports’ Living Legends: Serena, LeBron and Vin – feeds2.feedburner.com Who are the all-time greats in the sports world…
  • Art Projects for Kids: Learning from Chaos and Disorder + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Why Former Professional Athletes Coach – blog.coachup.com Life after professional sports can be tough for any athlete. “Honestly, when I finished playing, I was lost myself and I didn’t know what I was going to do.” -Byron Mouton The Washington Post recently shared a story of three former Maryland NBA stars who found a lifeline coaching youth sports… Continue Reading On blog.coachup.com » Art Projects for Kids: Learning from Chaos and Disorder – rootsofaction.com When I think about art projects for kids, I instantly recall the time my 4-year-old daughter spilled a…
  • Sports Parenting Podcast: How Parents and Coaches Should Work Together

    Reginald Grigsby
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:39 am
    Sports Parenting Podcast: How Parents and Coaches Should Work Together – jbmthinks.com/ To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. What are sports parents biggest concerns? How does the job of parent and coach differ? What can coaches and parent do to get on the same page when it comes to youth sports? In this episode Emily Cohen from TeamSnap answers these questions and more as we discuss… Continue Reading On jbmthinks.com/ »   Sports Parenting Podcast: How Parents and Coaches Should Work Together is a post from: Youth 5v5 Flag Football Tournaments|…
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  • Why Benelli Ethos Is Better Than Beretta A400

    Mark Griffin
    31 Jul 2015 | 7:46 am
    Benelli Ethos boasts of an operating system that is inertia driven and was manufactured by Benelli back in the 70s. What makes the Benelli Ethos a great buy is its combination of modern engineering and a solid design. Benelli Ethos certainly is a great combination of stylish looks and a strong mechanism. As a shooter the first thing that you will be admired of is the fast loading mechanism. This is a great feature as hunters can take a second shot if they miss their target in the first. The newly designed Benelli Ethos comes with a detent. The Gun’s wooden stock is adjustable and it can…
  • Top 10 Most Popular Cheapest Selling Riflesope

    Mark Griffin
    31 Jul 2015 | 7:45 am
    I have seen lots of people specially young enthusiast searching over internet, asking on forums, reddit about how to choose their first gear, weather its rifle, cloths, scopes or any other equipment. Today i am going to show you top 10 all time best selling riflescope for your rifles. You’re not going to believe that but its true. Just have a look on them – BESTEK® 3-9X40mm Rifle Scope Price: $19.00 Manufacturer BESTEK. offers really cheap scope. Not onyly this but BESTEK® 3-9X40mm Rifle Scope comes with Ring Mounts and Lens Cover within the price. It is might be not the scope…
  • Benelli Tactical Shotguns – The Features That Sets It Apart

    Mark Griffin
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:47 pm
    Benelli shotguns have certainly added more class and reliability in the gun for a hunter. Their range of shotguns exudes a master engineering and solid design which makes it easier to shoot with. This is why some of the Benelli tactical shotguns are also used by the defense. Let us now delve deeper into the technical nitty-gritties and find out what makes Benelli tactical shotguns effective. Italian manufacturer Benelli is one of the most reputed in the world. What sets Benelli guns apart from those of other manufacturers is their mix of modern technology and an old world charm in the guns.
  • Best States For Gun Owners 2015

    Mark Griffin
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:36 pm
    Gun rights vary from states that have all but made it impossible to own firearms and related accessories to states where few restrictions exist. For the third consecutive year and first time in print, Guns & Ammo presents our assessment of each state’s gun laws in a format that ranks them from worst to first for gun owners. Rather than simply reverse the rankings made by anti-gun groups, G&A has conducted a thorough review of each state’s laws and considered initiatives pending in state legislatures. Every effort has been made to create a ranking system that is fair, equitable,…
  • BECOME A FEDERAL FIREARMS DEALER

    Mark Griffin
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:17 pm
    Get Guns and UNLIMITED Ammo at Wholesale For Your Own Use or To Sell For Profit “Former gov’t insider reveals how to get your Federal Firearms License and run a home-based gun business… That could allow you to pay off your mortgage sooner and retire from a full-time job.” Former CIA Agent Jason Hanson tell you the best way to support the Second Amendment, while collecting extra income of over $1,200 a month. To read more about his statement Click Here! “Multiple Streams of Gun Income” The fact is, there are many ways to collect extra retirement income from your gun…
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  • Best Racing Tips For Today – The Nassau Stakes

    Tim
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:10 am
    The 31st running of the Group 1 Nassau Stakes (Saturday 1st August, 3.10pm), sees 9 runners go to post for the 10-furlong contest. The small but select field is full of talent though, and the winners of the 1,000 Guineas, French Oaks, and Ireland’s Group-1 Pretty Polly Stakes are all hoping to take the starring role amidst a strong supporting cast. The last 10 renewals have been won by four 3-year-olds, four 4-year-olds and two 5-year-olds, whilst trainer John Gosden is bidding to win it for the 4th year running. Jockeys William Buick, Frankie Dettori and Richard Hughes have all ridden…
  • Goodwood Horse Racing Tips

    Tim
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:38 pm
    The 37th running of the 12-furlong Group-3 Glorious Stakes at Glorious Goodwood may only have 7 runners, but it looks an interesting race on paper. In the last 10 years, 3 of the trainers who are represented today have lifted the trophy with Luca Cumani winning it in 2007, 2011 and 2012 (taking his total wins to 7), whilst Mark Johnston won it in 2006 (also won it in 2000 and 2002), and Richard Hannon Junior and jockey Richard Hughes teamed-up to win it last year. In the last decade five 4-year-olds have won, whilst three 6-year-olds, one 5-year-old and one 8-year-old have also been…
  • Free Greyhound Tips 30th-31st July

    Michael S
    30 Jul 2015 | 2:47 am
    Greyhound punters have plenty to get stuck into this evening with Hove live on Sky Sports from 7pm, the Sussex Cup Final takes centre stage at 9.08 and the race looks wide open – the bookies have priced up the action so lets crack on and find the winners! The PGT free tip of the week is Leons Buck from T1 in the Coral Puppy Trophy Final at 7.26. The Hall Green raider was a huge eye catcher in the heats last week over course and distance and looks ideally drawn on the rails this evening to turn handy and hit the front down the back straight – the key to victory will be holding T3…
  • Daily Racing Tips : Glorious Goodwood (28th July – 2nd August)

    Tim
    24 Jul 2015 | 11:19 pm
    The Qatar Goodwood Festival, universally nicknamed Glorious Goodwood, is the second biggest flat festival in Britain after Royal Ascot – and one of the biggest and best betting opportunities of the year. Now sponsored by Qatar, many of the races now carry record breaking prize-money including the prestigious Goodwood Cup. However, the festival is also renowned for being a highlight of the social calendar where everyone loves to show off their latest fashion, eat great food, and drink. If you’ve not yet visited the Sussex Downs for this extravaganza – it’s certainly one…
  • Greyhound Betting Tips 23rd-24th July 2015

    Michael S
    22 Jul 2015 | 11:51 pm
    Hope you were on again last week as the PGT free tip duly obliged and rewarded those that took the early 9/4 and 2/1 that was on offer about our selection Kentish Girl – can we do it again with the free tip and make it four weeks on the trot?. Greyhound punters are in for a treat this evening with the semi-finals of the Coral Sussex Cup live on Racing Post Greyhound TV plus the supporting opens competitions including the heats of the Coral Sprint, Coral Puppy and Ladies Trophy, the bookies have priced up the action so lets crack on and find the winners. Draws win races and in the 9.56…
 
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  • Clayton Kershaw Extends Scoreless Streak to 37 Innings as Dodgers Win Series vs Angels

    Noah Sachartoff
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:46 pm
    Reigning National League Most Valuable Player Clayton Kershaw threw 8 innings of 2-hit baseball against Mike Trout and the Angels Saturday afternoon, bringing his scoreless innings streak to 37. (Mandatory Credit: FOX Sports MLB/Twitter) If you heard the Los Angeles Dodgers beat their Interstate-5 rival Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in consecutive games started by Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, you might not be too surprised, considering the duo went 7-0 with a 0.63 ERA in 9 starts in the month of July. Spoiler: you won’t be surprised. Kershaw, entering the day having not allowed a…
  • Houston Astros Follow Low Risk, High Reward Mantra During Trade Period

    Drew Schackmann
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:01 pm
    HOUSTON, TX – JULY 31: Carlos Correa #1 of the Houston Astros connects on a solo home run in the fifth inning during their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Minute Maid Park on July 31, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) The 2015 MLB Trade Deadline has officially come and gone, but not without leaving a few ‘breaking news’ headlines in its wake. The foremost conclusion that can be drawn from the whirlwind of recent transactions is that the top half of the American League got better. David Price was traded from the Detriot Tigers to the…
  • Examining the Vastly Improved Los Angeles Dodgers Bullpen

    Noah Sachartoff
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:51 pm
    Newly-added pitching reinforcements in Los Angeles will ease the pressure on relievers working to hold leads for Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen. (Mandatory Credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) When the Dodgers acquired Mat Latos, Alex Wood, Luis Avilan and Jim Johnson leading up to yesterday’s non-waiver trade deadline, they were looking to fill the team’s only two glaring holes; the back end of the starting rotation, and a bullpen in disarray. Rather than just adding pieces, however, the new pitchers in Los Angeles could line up to form the most sustainable, well-rounded…
  • Houston Astros Bullpen Struggles to Keep up with Arizona Diamondbacks Offense

    Drew Schackmann
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:07 pm
    HOUSTON, TX – JULY 31: Cliff Pennington #4 of the Arizona Diamondbacks slides safe into home plate in front of Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros in the seventh inning during their game at Minute Maid Park on July 31, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) The Houston Astros entered Friday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks sporting the second best record at home in baseball, and the best winning percentage at home in the American League. Adding to their impressive checklist, Houston was riding an active seven game winning streak at home.
  • Mark Teixeira Hits Two Home Runs, Sets Record in Yankees’ Win Over the White Sox

    Daniel Collins
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:30 am
    New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira watches his grand slam during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes) Chicago – The New York Yankees’ offensive juggernaut put on a show in the team’s 13-6 victory over the White Sox on Friday night before 30,359 at U.S. Cellular Field. First baseman Mark Teixeira led the charge for the Yankees. He slammed a 405-foot grand slam to centerfield in the second inning from the right side of the plate and belted a two-run shot in the fourth from the left side, giving him…
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  • Buster Posey’s Pitch Framing Makes Him A Potential MVP

    Rob Arthur
    30 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    At the top of FanGraphs’ wins above replacement leaderboard, you will find the two leading candidates for MLB’s Most Valuable Player, Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. But despite his comparative lack of WAR, San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey may be just as deserving of the MVP. He possesses a secret skill that WAR doesn’t detect: He’s the league’s best pitch framer.Posey is not an MVP candidate solely on the basis of his hitting (.325/.387/.494), even though it’s about 50 percent better than the league average.1 Trout and Harper are 89 percent and 106 percent…
  • How Weird Is Alex Rodriguez’s Resurgence?

    Benjamin Morris
    28 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am
    Once–disgraced slugger Alex Rodriguez turned 40 years old Monday, and he’s still hitting home run hat tricks. His remarkable return to form (at the moment he’s a top-10 hitter despite missing all of last year) has even New York fans who loathed him not long ago mulling his redemption.So just how good, just how unexpected, just how amazing is this season of his?From at least some angles, very. His 23 home runs through 97 Yankees team games (as of Sunday) put him “on pace” for around 38 for the year, which would leave him trailing only Barry Bonds in 2004 (45 HR) and Hank Aaron in…
  • Roundtable: All Of Baseball History Should Get An Asterisk

    FiveThirtyEight
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:44 am
    It always comes back to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. The “steroid era” may be over, but Major League Baseball is still dealing with its consequences. At the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony over the weekend, Craig Biggio was the only batter among the four new inductees. Although some of the greatest hitting records in the history of the sport occurred in the past 20 years, many position players can’t catch a break with Hall voters.So we ran a SurveyMonkey Audience poll asking Americans how they feel about steroids, amphetamines and the pre-integration era and…
  • That FIFA Movie Really Was As Much Of A Bomb As You Heard

    David Goldenberg
    21 Jul 2015 | 7:21 am
    Having worked for several years as the ticket taker at New York’s Cinema Village, Young Ma has seen all sorts of films come through the three-screen theater. He’s seen sparsely attended independent projects screen for one night only, and he’s seen “The Interview” draw lines around the block when Cinema Village was one of the few theaters willing to brush aside hackers’ threats and show the film. But “United Passions” left a unique impression on him. The distributors of the film about the origins of FIFA, which was reportedly made for somewhere around $27 million, booked the…
  • The Best MLB All-Star Teams Ever

    Neil Paine
    18 Jul 2015 | 8:51 am
    On the occasion of this past week’s Major League All-Star Game, when baseball’s absurd abundance of young talent was on full display (Hello, Mike Trout!), the question was worth asking: Where did these two All-Star teams stand historically, in terms of the most gifted groups assembled since the first All-Star Game was held in 1933?The answer might (or might not) surprise you.To get a handle on the talent available to each league in each All-Star Game, I used the run-based components18 of Baseball-Reference’s wins above replacement (WAR) to build a projection system that, in terms of…
 
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  • Summer League

    Bobby Sugar
    6 Jul 2015 | 10:05 am
     WOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! One of my favorite times of the year!!! While everyone else is being miserable pretending they enjoy baseball, everyone's favorite basketball sports bettor extraordinaire is getting a leg up on the NBA by watching the Orlando summer league!! These games are essentially college all-star games and actually way more competitive than you would think. Mostly because these dudes know that only exec's and coaches are allowed in the building, so everyone is going all out in an attempt to make or secure a roster spot. I see it as a chance to make some easy…
  • 2015 NBA Draft Preview

    Bobby Sugar
    24 Jun 2015 | 9:49 pm
    2015 NBA Draft Preview1) Jahlil Okafor - C - DukeBest case: Al Jefferson. Worst case: Derrick Favors. Most likely: Greg Monroe.Nutz: The knock on Oakdawg, as he will be known next year, is that he's just not that exciting. He's kind of slow. Doesn't throw down big dick swinging dunks like Deandre Jordan. Doesn't have unlimited three point range and won't block 5 shots a game off the backboard. I would have to agree with most critics on these points. Okafor is not a flashy Amare Stoudemire type player, but he's a damn good post player that has a high basketball IQ, a great (GREAT) back to the…
  • Saturday MLB Picks!

    Bobby Sugar
    20 Jun 2015 | 12:33 pm
    Saturday Night Baseball LocksPittsburg Pirates @ Washington “Natty Ice” NationalsPick: Washington -1.5 (+160)Former Detroit Tigers’ ace, Max Scherzer, is on the mound for the Natty Ice tonight.  Scherzer might not be the league’s top pitcher this year but he’s still one of the best.  Washington’s roster is way too good to be a measly 2 games above .500.  I expect the Natty’s to put the hurt on the Pirates tonight in our nation’s capital.Los Angeles Angels @ Oakland AthleticsPick: Los Angeles SU (+123)The Angels are 7-4 in their last 11 games including a 12 run…
  • Wednesday Night Baseball Picks

    Bobby Sugar
    17 Jun 2015 | 12:38 pm
    MLB Picks: June 17thBaltimore @ PhiladelphiaPick: Baltimore -1.5 The Orioles have out scored the Phillies 23-3 over the past 2 games.  The numbers are pretty strong for Baltimore here.  Their bats are hitting everything thrown at them right now.  The spread is the obvious choice here.  Miami @ NY YankeesPick: Miami (+190)When I look at the results of last night’s game (Miami won 12-2), it seems obvious that Miami will win tonight.  Then again, this is baseball and it’s the only sport where a team can lose by 10 and come back and beat the same team the next…
  • NBA Finals Game 6

    Bobby Sugar
    16 Jun 2015 | 12:08 pm
    GSW vs. CLE (+4.5)This could very well be my last chance to bet on the NBA this season. So what do you propose I do? Go out like a bitch (or the general public) and take the favored Warriors to finish off the Cavs and win their first title since ole "Watermelon Grin" Rick Barry in the 70's?? No thank you. This will probably be the last time until next years finals where LeBron is on a team that is actually getting points (unless the play the Spurs of course), so I am going to take it. The Cavs are going to need big performances out of their guards, and maybe even a Timofey Mozgov sighting or…
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  • Anonymous Jets Players Want Sheldon Richardson Cut

    Distinct Athlete
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:45 am
    The New York Jets have a new regime, new coach and a different perspective on silly off the field stunts. According to TMZ, several Jets players are reportedly disgusted at Richardson street racing at speeds of 143 MPH, with a young kid and loaded gun in the car. We spoke with multiple starters from the The post Anonymous Jets Players Want Sheldon Richardson Cut appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • WWE Looking Into Suing Meek Mill Over Using Undertaker’s Theme

    Distinct Athlete
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:37 am
    The WWE takes their intellectual property very seriously. They have iron clad contracts on just about everything, from music, wrestlers names and catchphrases. I am not surprised at this report by TMZ saying that the WWE is looking into Meek Mill’s weak diss track to Drake, because it sampled The Undertaker’s theme heavily. Here is The post WWE Looking Into Suing Meek Mill Over Using Undertaker’s Theme appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Darren McFadden On Perception He’s Just ‘Collecting A Check’

    Distinct Athlete
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:24 am
    Darren McFadden talked about starting anew with the Dallas Cowboys, but those lingering injuries have surfaced as the Dallas Cowboys start training camp in Oxnard. Fans and Cowboys supporters just shook their heads in disbelief when it was revealed that McFadden would start training camp on the physically unable to perform list with a hamstring The post Darren McFadden On Perception He’s Just ‘Collecting A Check’ appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Guy At Confederate Flag Rally Wearing FUBU Sneakers (Video)

    Distinct Athlete
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:21 am
    A man went to support the Confederate Flag rally in FUBU shoes, yes FUBU.  FUBU is widely known as an acronym for ‘For Us By Us’ and is an urban and hip hop clothing line. “KKK Go Away” Pro Confederate Rally, Stone Mountain GA pic.twitter.com/HoVmmHWvl2 — Can (@spinnellii) August 1, 2015 FUBU is just about The post Guy At Confederate Flag Rally Wearing FUBU Sneakers (Video) appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Jared from Subway Allegedly Paid for Sex with a 16-Year-Old Girl

    Distinct Athlete
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:58 am
    Jared Fogle’s problems are getting worse according to a new report that accuses the Subway spokesman of allegedly paying for sex from a 16-year-old girl. The FBI has subpoenaed court documents containing texts in which Fogle admits to paying for sex, with the messages dating back to 2008. On June 19, the lawyer says that The post Jared from Subway Allegedly Paid for Sex with a 16-Year-Old Girl appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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  • In Defense of Troy Tulowitzki

    Colby Rogers
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    The offensive upgrade from Jose Reyes to Troy Tulowitzki is undeniable and hardly worth discussing. In shorthand, Tulo is hitting .300/.348/.471 (in a down year), while Reyes is hitting .285/.322/.385. Tulowitzki is two years younger (30 vs. 32) and will likely never make the $22 million that Reyes is owed next year.1 The Rockies gave up a star, took on a high salary, declining player and got three pitchers2 with varying levels of upside. All of that is interesting, but not as interesting to me as this bit of trade logic. blue jays were said to have been concerned with reyes' defense.
  • Goodell Makes Right Decision, Sends Mixed Message

    Phil Thompson
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    On Tuesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld his decision to suspend Tom Brady for four games to start the 2016 NFL season. Citing Brady’s failure to cooperate with the NFL’s investigation along with the fact that Tom Brady asked his assistant to destroy a cellphone containing thousand’s of texts, Goodell’s actions are indicative of a commissioner attempting to maintain the integrity of America’s most popular sport at the expense of one of the game’s biggest stars. While people who know my beliefs on sports will attest to the fact that I’m not a big believer in…
  • Tottenham Hotspur Vs. MLS All-Stars: What To Watch For

    Alex Lowe
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:50 pm
    MLS Squad Goalkeepers (2): David Ousted (Vancouver Whitecaps), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) Defenders (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy),Chad Marshall (Seattle Sounders), Drew Moor (Colorado Rapids), Chris Tierney (New England Revolution) Midfielders (7): Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Fabian Castillo (FC Dallas), Benny Feilhaber(Sporting Kansas City), Steven Gerrard (LA Galaxy), Kaká (Orlando City SC), Dax McCarty(New York Red Bulls), Graham Zusi (Sporting…
  • Jen Welter: First Female NFL Coach (Intern)

    Colby Rogers
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    There are competing ideas of thought on how best to go about viewing firsts in our modern consciousness. One says that we should celebrate them for being the first through the wall and prop them up to show that the world is supportive of the act. Another is that it should be accepted thoroughly and praised privately, but it should not turn into what is so often praise for the sake of praise and ignoring it to a degree is being the most accepting, because it is viewed as par for the course. I won’t delve too deep into which side seems best, but whether you ascribe to the former or the…
  • Puddle of Diet Coke – Luxury Tax

    Alex Lowe
    27 Jul 2015 | 10:27 pm
    Alex and Colby discuss the tail end of free agency, the point guards on their way to Texas, and play a best of the best game, breaking down the top NBA Champions of the last 16 years. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2015-07-28-025.mp3 The post Puddle of Diet Coke – Luxury Tax appeared first on Other League.
 
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  • Buffalo 7, Pawtucket 8: Bisons Blow Big Lead

    Greg Pokriki
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:43 pm
    It seemed that the Buffalo Bisons had won the game and won the series, needing only one more out to close. But Pawtucket had other plans, scoring five runs in the top of the ninth inning, including a three run home run with two outs. Pawtucket defeated Buffalo 8-7 in game two of the series.Buffalo’s starter Phillippe Aumont opened the game with insane consistency. He walked the first three batters to come to the plate, loading the bases. He then decided to switch it up, striking out Allen Craig—who has seen a good chunk of big league time with the Boston Red Sox. The Paw Sox next batter…
  • Buffalo 2, Pawtucket 1: Bisons Need Extras And A Walk Off

    Greg Pokriki
    31 Jul 2015 | 7:46 pm
    It took quite awhile, but the Bisons finally defeated the Pawtucket Paw Sox in 13 innings by a score of 2-1.The Paw Sox struck first in the top of the fourth inning. Following a walk, a gapped line drive to the wall scored the runner all the way from first base.The Bisons countered, with the help of Pawtucket, in the fifth. A tailor-made double play was turned into a run when the Paw Sox second basement launched a throw over the first basemen’s target. The mistake tossed the Bisons in a 1-1 tie game.That tie was threatened by the Paw Sox in the top of the ninth. With a runner on second,…
  • Bisons' Daniel Norris Traded to Detroit

    Greg Pokriki
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:16 am
    The scout’s section of seats has been nearly full this season at Coca Cola Field in downtown Buffalo for every fifth Buffalo Bisons game. But why? Who have the eyes been on? Who have the notes been written about? Who have the radar guns been pointed at?Daniel Norris.  The left-handed pitcher was the number one prospect in the Blue Jays organization and a Top 20 prospect in all of Major League Baseball. But now Norris is headed to Detroit.The future ace has been traded by the Blue Jays to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for current ace and 2012 Cy Young Winner David Price. Going with…
  • Buffalo Bills 53-man Roster Prediction

    Greg Pokriki
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:00 am
    With camp about to break, the Buffalo Bills begin the task of dwindling their roster down to 53 players. The team has a very different look from last season to today. Depth can be found at almost every position. Competition can also be found almost everywhere. Remember this is roster, not a depth chart—the names are in no particular order. A lot will happen between now and week one, but this is my best guess at what that final 53-man roster will look like.QB- EJ Manuel, Tyrod Taylor, Matt CasselI would love to cut Matt Cassel, but at the end of the day he holds the most experience at the…
  • Duke Williams' DM Isn't The Problem

    Greg Pokriki
    25 Jul 2015 | 6:03 am
    Recently pornstar Mia Khalifa posted a screenshot of a direct message conversation she and Buffalo Bills safety Duke Williams had on Twitter. The exchange seemed lopsided, and unfairly portrayed Williams in a bad light. The conversation can be read here: Khalifa posted the image with a caption saying, "Warning: Trespassers in my DM's will be shot and hung out to dry in public." The first interesting fact about the conversation is its plausibility. For Williams to even be able to direct message the pornstar, the two would have to mutually follow each other. That in and of itself defies…
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  • CLT20 Champions League T20 Scrapped with Immediate Effect

    Sonesh
    31 Jul 2015 | 12:57 am
    The Champions League T20 or simply CLT20 has been officially discontinued after the meet of the governing council of the tournament earlier on Wednesday morning. Previously, it was expected that the 7th edition of the CLT20, which involved foreign franchises also, to be held in the month of September-October this year, but after this announcement fans can no longer enjoy it in the future.   “Unfortunately, off the field, Champions League T20 wasn’t sustaining the interest of the fans as we had hoped. This decision was made, after consultation with all our commercial partners…
  • CLT20 2015 Schedule Fixture venue Details

    Sonesh
    6 Jul 2015 | 1:33 pm
    The Champions League T20 2015 or CLT20 2015 is scheduled to take place in the month of September and October. The venue for the CLT20 2015 is not declared yet but it is anticipated to be held in either South Africa or India. The schedule for Champions League T20 was declared in the month of July last year, so this year also we are estimating that the announcement of the complete schedule and fixture of CLT20 2015 will be done in the month of July itself. The Champions League T20 has gained popularity in the cricketing world over the past few years. Moreover, it is anticipated that the…
  • IPL 2016 – Indian Premier League Season 9

    Sonesh
    1 Jul 2015 | 11:54 am
    The IPL T20 2016 season 9 will commence from 8th April 2016 and the final will be held on 29th May 2016 tentatively. Most probably the final schedule, fixture for the IPL T20 season 9 will be declared by the end of December 2015.The Indian Premier League popularly known as IPL was started in long back in 2008 and till date 8 seasons of the IPL T20 have successfully passed. The T20 Indian Premier League has now become one of the most popular and most watched leagues all over the world. All the seasons of IPL T20 are known for showcasing some of the best performances of different players from…
  • Sachin Tendulkar Voted as the Best test Player by Cricket Australia

    Sonesh
    26 Jun 2015 | 3:32 am
    Former Indian test skipper Sachin Tendulkar has topped the list of best test players of the 21st century in Cricket Australia’s website. Basically, this was for an online poll conducted by Australia’s national cricket board on its website. The god of cricket is the only Indian to feature in this list. A total of 16,000 people have participated in the said online poll. Sachin Tendulkar Voted as the Best test Player by Cricket Australia The 42-year-old cricketer got 23% of votes followed by Kumar Sangakkara and Adam Gilchrist who achieved 14 and 13 per cent respectively. In ascending order…
  • A Battle for India’s Next Cricket Coach? Indian or Foreigner?

    Ayush Verma
    29 May 2015 | 3:30 am
    A good question circling around in the scenario is the appointment of the coach of Indian Cricket Team. With India reaching the semis of World Cup 2015, India’s Ex Coach Duncan Fletcher gained quite appraisal but still his tenure was quite under duress all around. He started of pretty well but then due to series of losses in Test Cricket 4-0 & 4-0 against Australia and England; Fletcher gained a lot of critiscm. Now his tenure being over, question arises that who shall be the India’s Next Cricket Coach Indian or a Foreigner? India till now have got 4 Foreign Coaches, John Wright,…
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  • Royals Win Back-And-Forth Affair Against Toronto

    Sarah Davis
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:40 pm
    You’re not officially a Royal until Salvador Perez poors something on you. Well, welcome to the team, Ben Zobrist. Before Yordano Ventura had a chance to take the mound, Zobrist hammered one to give the Royals a 1-0 lead.   For three innings, it looked like the final would be 1-0, and Yordano Ventura would get his sixth win of the year. Part of that is true. Ventura did get his sixth win of the year, but 1-0 was far from what the final score would read. Ventura’s final line was not too impressive, as he went seven innings, allowed five earned runs, and struck out two with as…
  • Bullpen Betrays Cueto as Royals fall to Blue Jays, 7-6

    Ryan Landreth
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:05 pm
    With Johnny Cueto on the hill, the gameplan for the Royals was simple: get through six innings with a lead. It always is. On Friday night, it took an unusual and unfortunate turn from the norm. Kansas City blew two separate three-run leads en route to dropping Friday night's game in Toronto, 7-6. Josh Donaldson's walk-off single was the deciding at bat, ruining "Cueto Day" for all Royals fans. The Johnny Cueto era began with, like last night, an offensive outburst in the first inning. With two outs, Lorenzo Cain ripped a double, Eric Hosmer walked, and Kendrys Morales…
  • Who Gets It?: The Battle for the Royals 5th Spot

    Christopher Till
    30 Jul 2015 | 7:15 pm
    With the addition of Johnny Cueto, the Royals rotation is all but set.  The only question remaining is who will be in the 5th spot. The Royals rotation has been a thing of worry for fans this season.  Despite being holders of the best record in the American League and a 9 game lead in the Central, the rotation had been, well, less than ideal for Royals fans.  Yordano Ventura, the team’s opening day starter, struggled so bad that he was sent (briefly) to Omaha, though, he did outduel Houston ace, Dallas Kuechel, on Sunday.  Duffy struggled early on, but, has found his…
  • Blue Jays’ Hot Offense Spoils Zobrist’s Debut

    Jake Becker
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:48 pm
    On a day which marked the beginning of the Ben Zobrist era for Kansas City, the Royals were simply overpowered by the Blue Jays’ relentless offense in a 5-2 defeat. The Royals actually got on the board first, jumping on Toronto’s starter Marco Estrada for two runs in the 1st inning. Kendrys Morales ripped a double into the gap to score Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer, and KC had the early momentum. But then the Blue Jays, enthused by recent acquisitions of both Troy Tulowitzki and David Price, stepped up to the plate. They scored one in the 1st off of Danny Duffy (4-5, 4.28 ERA) to…
  • Royals Spanked by Tribe, 12-1.

    Sarah Davis
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:22 pm
    Corey Kluber finally beat the Kansas City Royals…. With the help of Jeremy Guthrie. In his career, Guthrie’s ERA in Jacobs/Progressive Field is north of seven, so today’s blowout was not a shock to most.   One of the best pitchers in baseball was on the hill today, so Ned Yost decided that one of the best hitters needed the day off. They finally managed one run in the ninth inning off of Corey Kluber, but it wouldn’t be enough, as the Indians poured on twelve runs.   Today’s outing might have been writing on the wall for Jeremy Guthrie. No matter who…
 
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  • Pak vs Sri Lanka: Green Shirts Steal the Show in Thriller

    Sohail Zafar
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:37 am
    Anwar Ali hit 46 off 17 balls as Pakistan held nerves to secure an incredible one-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the second and final T20 international at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Saturday to clinch the series 2-0. Skipper Shahid Afridi clobbered 45 off 22 balls and Imad Wasim hit a quick-fire 14-ball 24 The post Pak vs Sri Lanka: Green Shirts Steal the Show in Thriller appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • SL vs Pak 2nd T20: Live Scorecard & Match Updates

    Sohail Zafar
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:56 am
     A buoyant Pakistan will be looking to complete while Sri Lanka avoid whitewash when they will meet in the second and last Twenty20 International on Saturday. The visitors won the first shortest-format game at the same venue on Thursday thanks to an all-round effort to go up 1-0 in the series. It was the continuance The post SL vs Pak 2nd T20: Live Scorecard & Match Updates appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • PTV Sports, Ten Sports: Pak vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20

    Azhar Nadeem
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:05 am
    Pakistan will be looking for series-clinching while Sri Lanka series-leveling win when the two sides will lock horns in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday. The visitors are leading the series 1-0 after winning the first T20 at the same venue by 29 runs on Thursday. Pakistan have already two lifted two trophies The post PTV Sports, Ten Sports: Pak vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20: Live Score & Ball by Ball Commentary

    Sohail Zafar
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:29 pm
    Pakistan will be looking to conclude their long tour of Sri Lanka in style when the two sides will meet in the second and final T20 international in Colombo on Saturday. The tourists, who won the five-match one-day international series 3-2 under Azhar Ali and three-Test series 2-1 under Misbah-ul-Haq, strolled to a 29-run win The post Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20: Live Score & Ball by Ball Commentary appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 2nd T20

    Sohail Zafar
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:55 am
    Pakistan will be looking to complete their first-ever treble in the Sri Lanka tour when the two sides will meet in the second and final T20 international in Colombo on Saturday. The visitors, who clinched the preceding three-Test series 2-1 and five-match one-day international series 3-2 to earn their first double since 2006, won the The post PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 2nd T20 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
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  • NCAA Football: Ohio State Buckeyes Will Still Win At Virginia Tech Despite Suspensions

    Matthew Wilder
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:22 pm
    BLACKSBURG- The Virginia Tech Hokies had their spirits lifted on Thursday. Ohio State’s defensive star Joey Bosa is suspended along with 3 others for “Department of Athletics violations”. Running backs  Jalin Marshall and Dontre Wilson as well as receiver Corey Smith are also suspended. Chances are the Ohio State Buckeyes will be on upset alert. Lee The post NCAA Football: Ohio State Buckeyes Will Still Win At Virginia Tech Despite Suspensions appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • NFL: Rookie Running Back Duke Johnson Could Be Browns Secret Weapon

    Matthew Wilder
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:09 am
    CLEVELAND- The Browns may have the best overall rushing attack in the NFL for the 2015 season. One of the Browns running backs will likely rush over 1,000 yards as Cleveland will feature another run heavy offense. Isaiah Crowell (607 rushing yards) comes to mind first when fans think of the one running back who The post NFL: Rookie Running Back Duke Johnson Could Be Browns Secret Weapon appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • MLS: Gerrard Shows Mettle In Galaxy’s 5-2 Victory Over Quakes

    Andre Smith
    31 Jul 2015 | 12:12 pm
    Steven Gerrard’s form in the run up to the close of the English soccer season worried most MLS fans. After all, it was already well-known in soccer circles that the Liverpool legend would be heading out of Liverpool and England. His next destination would be LA Galaxy, where the milestones crossed by friend and former The post MLS: Gerrard Shows Mettle In Galaxy’s 5-2 Victory Over Quakes appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • NFL: Cardinals DE Calais Campbell Among Top Hidden Gems

    Phil Harrell
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:48 am
    No matter how they finished in 2014 – whether hoisting the Lombardi or hosting the #1 overall pick – every team has studs. Some are obvious, like Tom Brady or Gerald McCoy. Others might not be so well-known outside of their home cities. And they deserve more hype. Many of these selections were made with The post NFL: Cardinals DE Calais Campbell Among Top Hidden Gems appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • Hip/Urban: Who Has MLB’s Hottest-Selling Jersey?

    Jeremy Jones
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:13 am
    After winning his third MLB title, and being named World Series MVP; the popularity of San Francisco Giants 25-year-old left-hander, Madison Bumgarner has skyrocketed. Bum takes the lead in MLB Jersey sales, but he’s not alone, accompanied by two of his teammates, Buster Posey at #3, Hunter Pence at #6. Seems like youth, has become The post Hip/Urban: Who Has MLB’s Hottest-Selling Jersey? appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
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  • Louis van Gaal – Manchester United anniversary

    Danutz
    18 Jul 2015 | 11:13 am
    Louis van Gaal – Manchester United anniversary   Louis van Gaal started his new assignment as Manchester United’s headcoach one year ago, on 16th of July 2014, after a successful World Cup campaign with Netherlands. The cultured Dutch manager came to bring back success to the most storied club in England that became a sinking boat after Sir Alex Ferguson‘s departure. Louis van Gaal won title leagues at every club he managed – Ajax, Barcelona, AZ Alkmaar and Bayern Munich – so Man Utd considered him the the right man to rebuild the team. Looking over the…
  • Fanny Blankers-Koen – The Flying Dutch Housewife

    Danutz
    8 Jul 2015 | 2:36 am
    Fanny Blankers-Koen – The Flying Housewife   Fanny Blankers-Koen, also know as the “Flying Housewife” or the “Flying Dutchmam”, is the best Female athlete of the 20th century. She is an example of total devotion and shattered the myths that females and mothers especially cannot make performance in sport because of their familial duties. Fanny Blankers-Koen is the female counter part of Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, being the first and only female athlete ever to win 4 gold medals in the same edition of Summer Olympics. The legendary Dutch athlete set 16 world…
  • Who Is The Inventor Of Tiki-Taka?

    Danutz
    30 Jun 2015 | 12:07 pm
    Who Is The Inventor Of Tiki-Taka?   Tiki-taka is the most successful football tactic of the last decade. But few people know who is the real inventor of tike-taka. Most people assume that Pep Guardioala invented the tiki-taka, but this is completely false because Guardiola’s Barcelona perfected a tactic that has been known since late 1960s. The real inventor of tiki-taka is the late Romanian head-coach Angelo Niculescu. If you really don’t believe me, you can check UEFA’s acknowledgement regarding Niculescu’s contribution to the development of football. The…
  • MSN – Messi – Suarez – Neymar – The Best Strikers In The World

    Danutz
    17 Jun 2015 | 4:48 am
    MSN – Messi – Suarez – Neymar – The Best Strikers In The World   MSN – Messi – Neymar – Suarez – set a new goalscoring record for a trio – 122 goals in all competitions. This amazing figure is more impressive when you consider the fact that Barcelona’s lethal trio scored more than 94 of the 97 teams that play in Europe’s top 5 leagues. Their amazing results was instrumental for Barcelona, which managed to win another triple (La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League). The unstoppable force of MSN – Messi…
  • PSG – The Oil-Rich Team That Amazed In UCL

    Danutz
    12 Mar 2015 | 11:44 am
    PSG – The Oil-Rich Team That Amazed In UCL Chelsea vs PSG from 11 March 2011 will sure become a classic of UEFA Champions League. It was a match full of surprises. PSG was for sure the better team and deserved to go further the Quarter Finals, while Chelsea remained stuck in a tactic that led to a complete disaster. What made the difference between the two teams? In my opinion the difference between Chelsea and PSG was made by the quality of football displayed by the two teams. While the oil-rich PSG tried to attack in both matches, Chelsea relied more on counter-attack and…
 
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  • RUGBY UNION – July 18th – Rugby Championship – Australia v South Africa

    bignbeefy
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:03 pm
    If there is one team in world sport that manage to win games when all hope is lost, and even after the final buzzer has sounded, it is the Wallabies. Not since Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United teams dragging themselves out of the gutter in “Fergie Time” has there been a team been so dogged and determined to get over the line. I could mention others, Michael Jordan for one, but basketball is a game that lends itself to those situations; I’m sure there are numerous others but I challenge someone to prove me wrong! I myself have witnessed this live on SEVEN occasions…
  • FUTSAL – Melbourne, Australia

    bignbeefy
    26 Jul 2015 | 10:22 pm
    Futsal is indoor soccer on a court – none of those nets or walls to contend with. Beefy’s team have managed to make the semi-finals of their league. Rob went along to catch Beefy in action and see if the Spread Eagle Fluffers can make it to the Grand Final.    
  • POWERLIFTING – Melbourne, Australia

    bignbeefy
    13 Jul 2015 | 11:44 pm
    Beefy & Rob ventured to the Victorian Weightlifting Stadium to check out Powerlifting Australia’s Winter Open. Here are some of the highlights of the competition and some interviews we did with some of the competitors.  
  • DODGEBALL – Melbourne, Australia

    bignbeefy
    24 Jun 2015 | 7:18 am
    Beefy & Rob headed out to have a check out the Australian Dodgeball League. This was Round 4 of the Victorian League Season. The Captain of the Australian Women’s team, Amber Darwinkel was playing before heading out to the World Championships in Las Vegas next month.  
  • ULTIMATE FRISBEE – Melbourne, Australia

    bignbeefy
    19 Jun 2015 | 4:23 am
    Beefy & Rob headed out to have a look at the God Save the Queen Ultimate Frisbee Tournament in the middle of Melbourne’s Formula 1 track, Albert Park.  
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  • Liverpool suffer major transfer blow

    Robert Pitt
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:00 pm
    Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new contract with the Bundesliga giants until 2020, as reported by Sky Sports. The agreement effectively ends speculation linking the Gabon international with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal and Liverpool rumoured to be the interested sides. He is the second Dortmund forward to sign a long-term deal with the club, in February Marco Reus extended his stay until June 2019. Success Aubameyang had a slow start to his career at the Westfalenstadion following his £10.5m move from Ligue 1 side Saint Etienne. He spent most of…
  • England star could quit Old Trafford

    James Wootton
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:00 am
    Manchester United winger Ashley Young is facing an uncertain future at Old Trafford, and is seeking talks with club bosses, according the reports in the Daily Star. Young, 30, was one of United’s most consistent performers last season, and he showed his versatility adapting to a left wing-back role when Luke Shaw was struggling with injury. He knows that he faces stern competition for his place in the first team after the signing of Memphis Depay, and the potential arrival of Barcelona attacker Pedro, but at this stage of his career the former Aston Villa man doesn’t want to be…
  • Arsenal secure mega deals

    Paul Joannou
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:00 am
    Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have both signed contract extensions at Arsenal today report the Daily Express. This puts any speculation about Walcott’s future in particular to bed as the England international, Arsenal’s longest serving player, extends his stay; the pacey forward has agreed a four-year deal worth £140,000 a week. Cazorla’s deal has been extended by two years and has ended any speculation linking him with a return to Spain with Atletico Madrid. Happy Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is pleased that the deals are completed ahead of the new campaign. He told the…
  • Chelsea agree fee for top target

    Andrew Sinclair
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:00 am
    According to the Guardian, Premier League champions Chelsea are close to securing a deal for their top target, Abdul Rahman Baba from German side FC Augsburg. The Ghanaian international has been a target of the Blues for most of the summer and following the departure of Filipe Luis to Atletico Madrid the Blues are in need of a back-up to first-choice to Cesar Azpilicueta and this talented young man became their top target. It now appears that Rahman is set to be that replacement for the Brazilian after Chelsea made a £17.5 million bid for him yesterday and the German club are expected to…
  • Who are ya?! Raphael Guerreiro

    Andrew Sinclair
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:00 am
    Youth tournaments are often the place where stars of the future shine, but Portuguese youngster Raphael Guerreiro has already made his mark for French club Lorient and on the national set-up. The 21-year-old, who was born in France, began his career with Caen, but joined his current employers in 2013 where he went on to make his Ligue 1 debut. His first season, under Christian Gourcuff, saw him become an accomplished left-back, making 34 appearances for the club as they finished 8th in Ligue 1. However, it was last season that saw his major breakthrough, as he scored seven goals in 31 league…
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  • Premier League Football Week 11 Preview & Betting Tips

    Cookie
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:47 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

    Cookie
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:51 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

    Cookie
    1 Aug 2015 | 11:32 am
    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

    Cookie
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:51 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

    Cookie
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:54 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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  • UCLA Basketball Gets Commitment from 13-Year-Old LaMelo Ball

    Andrew Doughty
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:53 am
    LaMelo Ball has no interest in waiting until National Signing Day to announce where he will play college hoops therefore the hoops phenom decided to announce early…four years early.Ball is 13-year-old incoming freshman at Chino Hills (Calif.) High School and has some serious talent. He’s been grabbing interest from college programs for over a year but there is only one place he wants to play: UCLA. He committed to Steve Alford’s Bruins program on Friday and although a lot could change in four years, he seems pretty set on his decision (via Michelle Gardner of the Daily…
  • Who are the Most Forgotten FBS Power Conference Teams?

    Andrew Doughty
    31 Jul 2015 | 2:56 pm
    There are 64 college football teams in FBS power conferences, and due to a large number of factors, fans know very little about most of those teams and almost nothing about some of them. As a result, some teams from the nation’s most imposing conferences are unintentionally dismissed or forgotten.For the record, none of these teams are truly forgotten, as there simply aren’t enough power conference teams for some to get completely lost in the shuffle. They do, however, get forgotten by non-diehards that don’t watch 14 hours of college football every Saturday.Pac 12…
  • Central Missouri Running Back LaVance Taylor Tweets at the KC Chiefs, Gets Signed the Next Day

    Colt Kesselring
    31 Jul 2015 | 2:52 pm
    Former Central Missouri Mules running back LaVance Taylor has Twitter to thank for his new job.  He sent the following tweet to the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday and was signed by Thursday:@KCChiefs hey my name is LaVance Taylor and I am currently a free agent and I wanted you to check me out. http://t.co/T8sD9L8pTs— LaVance Taylor (@LaVance_TCT) July 29, 2015The 5-foot-11, 195-pound Taylor went to high school in Raytown, Missouri – not even five miles from Arrowhead Stadium. When his hometown Chiefs released both Cyrus Gray and Keshawn Hill earlier this week, they were left with…
  • Can Morgan Roberts Carry Yale to an Ivy League Football Title?

    Max Irving
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:13 am
    It’s Morgan Roberts’ time.BR-26 Yale is his team this season. Now the senior QB has the chance to prove if he’s worthy of the hype he carried into New Haven, CT when he transferred in from Clemson.He has elite speed, arm strength and confidence under center. He’s coming off a record-shattering season in which he set new all-time program marks for completion percentage (.668), completions (248), and passing yards (3,220) and tied the school record with 22 TDs. He led the Ivy League is nearly every passing category.But is the 6-foot-3, 200-pound Roberts just a system QB? Did he…
  • Finlandia Football Gearing Up for Inaugural Season

    Max Irving
    31 Jul 2015 | 9:48 am
    There’s a new kid on the block in D3 football.Finlandia will kick off its inaugural football season this year. The Lions, who will compete as an independent program to start, is looking to make a move to the Midwest Conference.Sure, Finlandia has only begun, and is aiming to build a foundation. But the Lions appear to be on the right path to push through the process quickly with solid facilities, equipment and strong support from school administration.An experienced coaching staff is ready to guide the way. Tim Driscoll comes on as head coach after serving as defensive coordinator at…
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  • What makes a company successful?

    6 Jul 2015 | 8:04 pm
    Wouldn´t it be nice if there was one simple answer to that question? Unfortunately there isn’t one, but watch this video to hear Iris´s advise on how to be successful.The post What makes a company successful? appeared first on Business Kitchen - Recipes for success.from Business Kitchen - Recipes for success » Vlog http://ift.tt/1G3TGszfrom Business KitchenSource:http://ift.tt/1JQNzwK
  • Your business coach, Iris Richter – her background

    1 Jul 2015 | 7:55 pm
    Ever wondered how I got into business? My passion for business started when I was a child and hasn’t cooled down yet. I am naturally curious about businesses. I love immersing myself in a business, identifying the hotspots and helping people maximise their potential. It gives me great satisfaction to see my customers´businesses go from OK to great. I believe in considerate and honest communication, respecting confidentiality at all times.The post Your business coach, Iris Richter – her background appeared first on Business Kitchen - Recipes for success.from Business Kitchen - Recipes for…
  • What happens in a business coaching session?

    22 Jun 2015 | 7:05 pm
    Some people wonder what happens in coaching sessions. My coaching sessions are designed to help you transition from being an expert in your field to a master of running a business. Achieve better work-life balance, bank account balance and more time to focus on what you really love to do.I offer you tools and insights that will enable you to take your business to the next level and ensure you enjoy doing so. Coaching sessions are tailored to your needs and circumstances. In the enclosed video I describe typical coaching sessions.The post What happens in a business coaching session? appeared…
  • Rethink Your Business launch

    15 Jun 2015 | 8:47 pm
    Business Kitchen proudly launches its 4 session business workshop. Master running a business and reap the rewards. BOOK NOW to take advantage of the $70 early bird discount. Next workshop starts 7th of July.ARE YOU GETTING OUT OF YOUR BUSINESS AS MUCH AS YOU PUT IN?Going into business, you were passioned about your product or service. Now it’s time to get good at running a business – and reap the rewards!Join this hands-on course to perfect your business plan. Achieve better work-life balance, bank account balance and more time to focus on what you really love to do.During the 4 classes,…
  • Welcome to Business Kitchen

    11 Jun 2015 | 11:40 am
    Welcome to Business Kitchen´s new welcome video. I have been recording a few videos that I am now starting to share. Enjoy!Do you love what you do, but could use help on the business side of things? Business Kitchen offers:* Group training (workshops)* 1-on-1 business coachingResearch reveals that business managers are more likely to succeed if they use outside mentors.The simple fact that there is someone interested in your progress will help keep you on track. Working with a business coach is also a great way to review and develop your business, making sure you reach your targets and…
 
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  • Mailbag: Expansion draft, Klein/McIlrath/Skjei and the defense

    Dave
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:22 am
    Two questions this week. As always, submit your questions using the form on the right, and we will answer them in our weekly mailbag. asfjr asks: With the possibility of expansion coming in the next 2 or 3 years, what rules are there for protecting players with NMC/NTC? Say expansion happens after the 15/16 season, would the Rangers […]
  • Prospect notes: Calle Andersson, Traverse City invites

    Dave
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    A few prospect notes to round out your Friday: Calle Andersson, the Rangers 4th round pick in 2012, will leave Sweden and play in Hartford next year. I said that Andersson could be a sleeper, and coming over to North America shows he is ready for the next step in his development. Cameron Askew, Jerret […]
  • Poll: Will AV really scratch Tanner Glass?

    Justin
    31 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    Now that Derek Stepan’s contract situation is all settled, the Rangers roster for the 2015-2016 season is more or less set. There is always a possibility for a Ryan Malone-style PTO, but as of now, this is our group. Currently, there are fourteen (thirteen if you don’t actually count Glass) viable NHL forwards fighting for […]
  • BSB partners with The Sporting News for video content

    Dave
    30 Jul 2015 | 4:36 pm
    A week ago, I alluded to new features that would be coming to the blog soon. Today, we are happy to announce that we have partnered with The Sporting News to bring video content here to BSB. There is a new page in the menu called ‘Videos’ which will take you to the video page, […]
  • Thoughts from around the league

    Chris
    30 Jul 2015 | 7:49 am
    In addition to checking on the teams in the Metropolitan we’re going to take a look at general league goings on as we’re in the middle of hockey summer and as we eventually approach the pre-season. So, without further delay… Unsustainable shooting percentage Starting with some Rangers stuff (hey, we’re a Ranger blog after all). […]
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  • Steam: Valve schließt schwere Sicherheitslücke

    27 Jul 2015 | 2:46 am
    Nachdem sich dieses Wochenende die Meldungen der Spieler mehrten, die ihren Steam-Account nicht mehr nutzen konnten, wurde klar, dass ein schwerwiegendes Problem vorlag. Wie sich inzwischen herausstellte, ließ sich das Passwort eines jeden beliebigen Accounts ändern, da der dafür nötige Sicherheitscode nicht abgefragt wurde bzw. man die Abfrage durch Eingabe eines beliebigen Codes einfach überspringen konnte.Valve hat das Problem, welches durch einen Bug hervorgerufen worden sein soll, behoben und zusätzliche Sicherheitsmechanismen eingebaut. Betroffene Steam-Nutzer werden automatisch…
  • [27.07.2015] Karriere-Ende – Markus Esser – Gänsehaut zum Abschied

    27 Jul 2015 | 2:45 am
    27.07.2015 | Karriere-Ende Philip Häfner „Das war’s!“ – Hammerwerfer Markus Esser (TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen) hat am Sonntag bei den Deutschen Meisterschaften in Nürnberg seinen Rücktritt vom Leistungssport erklärt. Zuvor hatte der 35-Jährige noch einmal zwei Medaillen überreicht bekommen: DM-Silber und, viel wichtiger, die nachträgliche EM-Bronzemedaille von 2006, um die er einst betrogen worden war. Ein perfekter Abschluss einer glanzvollen Karriere. Auf diesen Augenblick hatte Markus Esser neun Jahre lang gewartet. Als sich der Hammerwerfer auf die Ehrenrunde begab, frenetisch…
  • Masson verspielt Top-Platzierung

    27 Jul 2015 | 2:45 am
    Caroline Masson hat beim US-Turnier in Grand Rapids/Michigan eine Spitzenplatzierung verpasst. Als Vierte in den Schlusstag gegangen, bot die 26-Jährige am Sonntag auf dem Par-71-Kurs mit einer 73 ihre mit Abstand schlechteste Leistung und rutschte noch auf den 16. Platz ab (276 Schläge). Sandra Gal spielte mit einer 68 ihre beste Runde des Turniers und schob sich vom 60. auf den 44. Rang nach vorne (280). Sophia Popov (St. Leon-Rot) war am Cut gescheitert. Der Sieg bei der mit 1,8 Millionen Dollar dotierten Veranstaltung ging an die US-Amerikanerin Lexi Thompson (266). This entry passed…
  • Formel 1 – Ferrari und Force India: Probleme mit den Ungarn-Randsteinen

    27 Jul 2015 | 2:45 am
    27. Juli 2015 – 11:06 Uhr Ferrari und Force India erleben am Hungaroring gleich mehrere Schreckmomente – Sind die beiden Autos den besonderen Randsteinen in Ungarn nicht gewachsen? Nico Hülkenberg hätte die Randsteine wohl nicht komplett überfahren dürfen © xpbimages.com (Motorsport-Total.com) – Nico Hülkenberg erlebte beim Großen Preis von Ungarn in Runde 43 einen Schreckmoment: Mitten auf der Start-/Zielgeraden löste sich plötzlich der Frontflügel seines Force Indias, rutschte unter sein Auto und machte den Deutschen beim folgenden Abflug zum hilflosen Passagier.
  • Stosur feiert achten Turniersieg

    27 Jul 2015 | 2:45 am
    Die Australierin Samantha Stosur hat im österreichischen Bad Gastein den achten Turniersieg ihrer Karriere gefeiert. Die ehemalige French- und US-Open-Siegerin gewann das Finale gegen Karin Knapp (Italien) mit 3:6, 7:6 (7:3), 6: 2. Stosur ist Nachfolgerin von Andrea Petkovic, die im vergangenen Jahr bei den Nürnberger Gastein Ladies triumphiert hatte. Den ersten Turniersieg ihrer Laufbahn verbuchte derweil Lesia Zurenko aus der Ukraine. Die 26-Jährige bezwang in Istanbul die Polin Urszula Radwanska, jüngere Schwester von Top-Ten-Spielerin Agnieszka Radwanska, mit 7:5, 6:1. Bei den…
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  • VIDEO: Alessandro Matri gets subbed on for 5 seconds of the match

    31 Jul 2015 | 1:17 pm
    The video below shows the entirety of Alessandro Matri's contribution to  AC Milan v Real Madrid friendly.Alessandro MatriThe Milan striker was brought off the bench in the closing stages when the score was 0-0.Matri ran onto the field, determined to bag a winner, but only for the final whistle to go before he even reaches the middle of the pitch.He looks mightily embarrassed by the whole thing.WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:
  • VIDEO: Diego Simeone pulls off a neat rainbow flick in Atletico Madrid training

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:21 am
    Diego Simeone has build a team that reflects his personality on the pitch. He is one of those who are tenacious and relentless in the pursuit of success.Diego SimeoneSimeone has played for big clubs such as Atletico, Inter Milan and Lazio because he could play a bit as well.The 45-year-old manager showed that he has still got it with a rainbow flick in the video below.WATCH HERE:
  • VIDEO: Ronaldo vs Modric sprint race

    25 Jul 2015 | 11:33 am
    Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric are very different types of players: one is tall, powerful goalscorer, the other a short, diminutive midfielder.Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka ModricThe former is built for speed and the latter is built for comfort.Both the players were surprisingly paired off for a race at Real Madrid training yesterday, before the win over Manchester City. The race was first without the ball and then with the ball.Who won? Watch the clip below to find out.
  • Sergio Ramos absent from Real Madrid’s ICC Trophy Presentation

    24 Jul 2015 | 1:48 pm
    Real Madrid defeated Manchester City 4-1 in Australia today. It means that they finished top of the table of the International Champions Cup,  which also included Italian side Roma.Real Madrid celebrating today with their trophy without Sergio Ramos The trophy was lifted by both Alvaro Arbeloa and Cristiano Ronaldo together during the formal presentation.It was a surprise that there was no sign of Sergio Ramos, the now club captain, following the departure of Iker Casillas.The Spaniard had been substituted off and had given the armband to Arbeloa.Ramos would have been glad to lift…
  • Arsenal’s Predicted Starting XI - Attack

    24 Jul 2015 | 11:35 am
    Forwards:Olivier GiroudOlivier GiroudThe only good striker that Arsenal have, Giroud is the key for them to beat Chelsea, if he can take the chances provided to him.
 
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  • MotoGP: agreement reached between stefan Bradl and Forward Racing

    Emanuele Venturoli
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:28 am
    Forward Racing and Stefan Bradl have reached an agreement by mutual consent to terminate the contractual obligations between the German rider and the Swiss team.  This difficult decision – the result of an agreement between the parties – has been taken in front of the concrete possibility for the rider to continue his participation in the World Championship and to ensure and protect his sport activity and his interests.  Forward Racing agreed to free him from the next race scheduled on August 9 and wishes Stefan all the best in his future endeavors.
  • Motocross: Seely (Honda) Undergoes Successful Surgery on Right Shoulde

    Emanuele Venturoli
    30 Jul 2015 | 7:54 am
    Team Honda HRC rider Cole Seely is now in recovery after undergoing a successful operation to his right shoulder this afternoon at Newport Center Surgical in Newport Beach, California, where Dr. Warren G. Kramer repaired a Bankart lesion in the glenoid labrum. The injury was sustained during a dislocation that occurred in a July 18 practice crash at the Spring Creek MX round of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship in Millville, Minnesota. Seely will be sidelined for the remaining three rounds of the series, and his return to action will depend on his recovery process over the coming months.
  • Suzukua 8 Hours: Honda HRC confirms Stoner crash due to throttle issue

    Emanuele Venturoli
    29 Jul 2015 | 1:07 am
    Honda Racing Corporation has carried out a detailed analysis following the crash of Casey Stoner in last weekend’s Suzuka 8 Hour race. Checking the throttle, which is a particular specification for Endurance HRC Factory bikes, and different from the standard throttle used on the Honda CBR1000RR road version, a malfunction was discovered related to the throttle cable. This kind of problem hasn’t arisen before, however, HRC will cease using this throttle specification and will design a new one to be used for Endurance races. HRC would like to apologise to Casey Stoner and thank him for the…
  • Suzuka 8 Hours: Stoner, Honda end disappointing Suzuka crashing out

    Emanuele Venturoli
    27 Jul 2015 | 1:40 am
    After two consecutive Suzuka 8 hour victories in 2013 and 2014, the number 634 bike of team MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO began this year’s race from third spot on the grid, but was unable to covert this to win number three. Takumi Takahashi (Japan, 24 years old) was the first rider on track and was involved in an exciting battle in the top group. After 24 laps, he entered the pits in 2nd position and two-time MotoGP Champion Casey Stoner (Australia, 29 years old) took over the reigns. Stoner worked his way up to 1st position on his first lap after the switch, but unfortunately he crashed out at the…
  • Suzuka 8 Hours: Yamaha wins title after 19 years

    Emanuele Venturoli
    27 Jul 2015 | 1:20 am
    The Yamaha Factory Racing Team went above and beyond all expectations today at the Suzuka Circuit, riding the new YZF-R1 to a phenomenal victory at the 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race. Riders Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Pol Espargaró and Bradley Smith gave an outstanding performance in the hottest and most challenging conditions of the weekend. It was the trio’s unbreakable determination, team spirit and the stunning performance of the YZF-R1 that saw them overcome all obstacles and win Yamaha its first victory in this event in 19 years and its fifth in the…
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  • Discover Polo

    Asaad
    20 Jul 2015 | 4:52 am
    A sport with royal roots, Chestertons Polo in the Park was the perfect opportunity for avid followers and complete newcomers alike to watch some of the best players in the world battle it out. 6 teams representing 6 cities from around the world took to the field to showcase the quintessentially British game, hosted in the very venue its rules were officially agreed upon over 140 years ago – Hurlingham Park, London. With over 25,000 people passing through the gates in 2014, this year saw just as many people attend with 3 days worth of polo being celebrated in the historic park, brimming…
  • Summer Running Guide

    Asaad
    9 Jul 2015 | 9:54 am
    Summers arrived so it’s important to adjust your running to the conditions and get the most out of your running.  Our guide will advise on the correct shoes, clothes and accessories.   We stock a extensive range of mens and womens running shoes and clothes online. The post Summer Running Guide appeared first on Decathlon Blog | How to Guides & Expert Tips - 70 Sports.
  • What safety gear should I get for my child’s bike riding?

    Asaad
    9 Jul 2015 | 8:30 am
    For any cycling parent, riding with children adds a new dimension to their cycling. But nobody learns to ride a bike without the odd tumble, and as children grow older and head out on the road, keeping them safe is paramount. Here’s our guide to the gear that will keep your child safe on two wheels.   Protecting kids on bikes The most obvious piece of safety kit is a cycle helmet. To do its job properly a helmet needs to be the right size for your child’s head, and it must be correctly fitted It’s surprising how often you see children riding in loose-fitting or poorly…
  • Tour de France: Interactive Guide

    Asaad
    8 Jul 2015 | 6:43 am
    Check out cycling section – view our road and mountain bikes online The post Tour de France: Interactive Guide appeared first on Decathlon Blog | How to Guides & Expert Tips - 70 Sports.
  • Rigid vs. Inflatable Kayaks

    Asaad
    7 Jul 2015 | 8:12 am
    Kayaking is a great summer sport full of adventure!  There are many types of kayaks to choose from; including rigid and inflatable kayaks and if you’re a beginner the decision could be tough – so our guide is here to help!  Learn about the pros and cons of each as well as the most important considerations. Have you decided on the type of kayak best for you?  If so why not check out our kayaks range online. The post Rigid vs. Inflatable Kayaks appeared first on Decathlon Blog | How to Guides & Expert Tips - 70 Sports.
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  • Yankees pitching phenom they refused to trade will debut against Red Sox!

    Jason Whitney
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:10 pm
    Jason Whitney PHOTO CREDIT: Charles Wenzelberg The New York Yankees lost out on the big pitching names that were out there to be had at the MLB trade deadline. But “lost out” might not necessarily be the case when history re-evaluates this scenario in a few years. While the old Yankees certainly would have traded their crown jewels of their farm system in favor for immediate veteran help at the deadline, the “new” Yanks brass decided to hold on to their top-level prospects. And one of those prospects, Luis Severino, will be counted on to contribute immediately. After…
  • Olajuwon and Mutombo return to court for NBA Africa game

    Jason Whitney
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:57 pm
    Jason Whitney NBA big men and legends Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon and Dikembi Mutombo made a brief comeback to help promote the NBA in Africa. The Association held an exhibition game and two of Africa’s biggest NBA names ever laced them up to give the crowd some extra juice. Olajuwon looks like he could still go out there and score a few buckets despite being 52 years-old. Mutombo looked solid too for being 49 years-old. But he may have been 49 years-old when he entered the league as his age has long been questioned. At any rate, check out the video of these two guys! WATCH:…
  • Former Knicks draft bust now weighs 320 pounds and playing for $1 million

    Jason Whitney
    30 Jul 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Jason Whitney Photo: Courtesy of The Basketball Tournament; Susan May Tell (inset) This title is a bit broad considering that the New York Knicks have had a slew of draft busts over the years. However, back in the early 2000s, Michael Sweetney, was looked at as a solid prospect out of Georgetown. Unfortunately, Sweetney couldn’t lay off the sweets and never panned out after battling weight issues. Isiah Thomas would eventually take over as president and he would send Sweetney packing for Chicago where he would play for the Bulls for a couple of seasons before virtually never being heard…
  • Baseball’s hottest teams heading into the end of July

    Jason Whitney
    29 Jul 2015 | 2:43 pm
    Jason Whitney It’s hard to believe that the month of July is almost over. If there is one month that is synonymous with baseball it’s July. Now the dog days of baseball and summer are nearly upon us which means the grind of the long season starts to hit certain players and teams. With that said, here is a look of baseball’s hottest teams heading into the first weekend of August. And if you’re in the mood to lay down a few bucks on some games, look no further than the great MMA betting lines website. New York Yankees: Who would have thought the Yankees would be…
  • Does Jimmy Graham Help Get Seattle Back To The Super Bowl?

    Jason Whitney
    29 Jul 2015 | 2:02 pm
    Jason Whitney Seattle came within one play of winning back-to-back Super Bowl titles in February. Instead of sitting back and dwelling on it, the Seahawks got to work. They made quite a few moves during the offseason, but the big one was the trade for tight end Jimmy Graham. With another major weapon on offense, can they make it back to the Super Bowl for the third consecutive year? In the past few years, no one has been more dominant in fantasy football leagues at tight end than Jimmy Graham. He Is somebody who is very productive because he is such a huge target for short passes. He…
 
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  • Team World Edges Team Africa In The Inaugaral NBA Africa Game

    Shaun Brown
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:30 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The NBA has made it’s initial foray onto the continent of Africa. The inaugural NBA Africa Exhibition Game took place today in front of a sold out crowd at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa. The star studded game was filled with elite NBA talent. Team World beat Team Africa by a score of 101-97, in the first of, what NBA commissioner Adam Silva says will be many planned NBA games on the continent. Washington Wizards Shooting Guard Bradley Beal led Team World with 18 points as they dominated…
  • New Arrivals: The Freshest Sneaker Releases Available Online This Week

    Keenan Higgins
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:15 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The beginning of a new month is always a good time to re-up your kick collection, making this particular Sneaker Saturday the perfect opportunity to cop the latest sneaker releases. The usual suspects are back at it — new drops from Nike, Jordan Brand, ASICS and Reebok make their way into the mix — and we’re here to tell you guys that the pickings are good today. We made it a little easier by throwing the ones worth copping in the below gallery. Don’t mind the slight New Balance influx, though;…
  • Ronda Rousey Dedicates Her UFC Fight to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

    Pat LaShoun
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:24 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The UFC’s Ronda Rousey who appeared at WWE’s Wrestlemania 31 a few months back is dedicating her next fight at UFC’s 190 against Bethe Correia to the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper.  Piper who died at the age of 61 late on Thursday, after suffering a heart attack in his sleep, was a favorite of Ronda’s and the inspiration behind her “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey nick name. In the 1970’s when Roddy Piper was breaking into the wrestling business he was trained by Gene…
  • WWE Legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper Has Passed Away

    Shaun Brown
    31 Jul 2015 | 7:11 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Sad news to report out of the world of wrestling. “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died of Cardiac Arrest on Thursday at the age of 61. Piper whose real name is Roderick Toombs, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a form of cancer, back in 2006. As of November of 2014, his reps say he has been cancer free. He was cancer free at the time of his death. Piper came to wrasslin’ fame in the 80’s after he made his debut in 1984 when Vince McMahon contacted him about joining WWF. The next year…
  • The Nike Air Python “Black/Gum” Is the Definition of a Lifestyle Sneaker

    Keenan Higgins
    31 Jul 2015 | 3:00 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The term “lifestyle sneaker” is usually associated with premium footwear designs that fair better in the club than on the court, but this new iteration of the Nike Air Python could easily fit into both categories. Featuring an all-black upper, this shoe stands out for its snakeskin texture that’s as sleek as it is scaly. Anyone that’s a fan of a classic gum outsole will especially appreciate these, and the style definitely pairs well against the color and construction of the shoe’s…
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  • The SILB Ultimate Football Quiz

    Chris
    16 Jul 2015 | 3:23 am
    Loading The SILB Ultimate Football QuizThe post The SILB Ultimate Football Quiz appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • Summer Transfer Window 2015

    Chris
    11 Jun 2015 | 3:47 am
    Everything you need to know about potential and theoretical transfers during this year’s summer transfer window We were reading about an interesting study that the guys over at the CIES Football Observatory were conducting, and we found it so interesting, that we decided to go ahead and knock together an infographic using the information that … Continue Reading →The post Summer Transfer Window 2015 appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • 5 Worst Athletes turned Actors

    Jonathan Boyle
    29 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    Who is the absolute worst athlete turned actor? What’s tougher, winning a gold medal or crying on queue? Well that’s up for debate, but there have been plenty of star athletes who have attempted both. Some have succeeded admirably. However, we won’t waste our time discussing them. Instead we will take a look at the … Continue Reading →The post 5 Worst Athletes turned Actors appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • New Facebook Competition

    Chris
    20 May 2015 | 6:08 am
    We’ve got a new Facebook Competition! Check it out You can click here to goto the post on Facebook and submit your entry!The post New Facebook Competition appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • 13 Things from a Year in Football

    Chris
    11 May 2015 | 5:33 am
    Spend It Like Beckham has just turned 1 year old! We made it an entire year without being shut down for shoddy football journalism, so to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of highlights from the last 365 days. It’s not your average football list filled with stats and figures. No, this is a little … Continue Reading →The post 13 Things from a Year in Football appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
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  • Kyle Long Abuse Of Packers Fans On Twitter Continues

    Erik Lambert
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:49 pm
    Beating the Green Bay Packers on the field is top priority for the Chicago Bears moving forward, but nobody ever said there was something wrong with sticking it them on social media either.  Few have taken up that quest with greater zeal and success than Pro Bowl right guard Kyle Long. For months Cheeseheads everywhere have tried to dish out any sort of insult they can think of at the 26-year old in hopes of getting a reaction.  The problem is Long is much smarter than they give him credit for, almost always have a particularly stinging remark cocked and loaded for reply. Chances that this…
  • Jay Cutler and John Fox Are Bringing Back The Fun

    Erik Lambert
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:25 pm
    Everything was just so serious in 2014 for the Chicago Bears.  It started in training camp with that memorable scuffle between Kyle Fuller and Martellus Bennett and never really settled after that.  Things were never much fun for the players or coaches, even when they were winning.  Was it the burden of expectations or a poor job of leadership on the part of head coach Marc Trestman?  Maybe a little of both. Either way it’s clear that both quarterback Jay Cutler and new head coach John Fox approached the 2015 training camp with a primary goal in mind:  work hard, but find ways to…
  • St. Louis Cardinals Fan Got Naked And Passed Out Inside A Bathroom At Busch Stadium

    Aldo Soto
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:33 pm
    Here’s the reason we post these stories. You can’t go anywhere that has a St. Louis Cardinals fan without hearing, “we’re the best” and that goes for people saying that about themselves and the team. Fine, I’d be an idiot not to recognize that St. Louis runs a damn good baseball team, well except for the hacking, but let’s be real Cardinals’ fans are just like any other fans. A week ago there was the story about a few of the “Best fans in baseball” saying the main reason they loved going to Busch Stadium was because the bathrooms…
  • Fans Are Pissed Off After Latest Signing By The White Sox

    Aldo Soto
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:47 pm
    The Chicago White Sox didn’t make any trades at the deadline, as they went from sellers to buyers within a week, but on Saturday they made a minor move that has fans a little mad. Remember Dayán Viciedo? The Cuban outfielder was released by the White Sox on February 4 and then was picked up by the Toronto Blue Jays. He would have earned $2.5 million if he made the 25-man roster,however Viciedo requested and was granted his release on March 31. He then was on his third team of the year when he signed a minor league deal with the Oakland A’s in June. That stint didn’t last…
  • REPORT: Cubs Will “Take A Shot” At Chase Utley

    Aldo Soto
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:23 pm
    The July 31st trade deadline may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean deals still can’t be made. Teams can still make trades, but players will have to go through waivers and the Chicago Cubs are already being linked to a former Wold Series champion. The first report came from Philadelphia Phillies insider Jim Salisbury, who said the following as the non-waiver deadline approached on Friday. Phillies have traded one club icon in Hamels. Will Chase Utley be dealt? I am hearing some light buzz of the Cubs having interest. — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN) July 31, 2015 He…
 
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  • The Dugout – Parties, Trades and Bridges Burnt

    Nick Robinson
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:25 pm
    Cole Hamels Pennies For Your Pitcher?Welcome to Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, where you finally find out if your team still cares about this season, how much that one good guy on your roster is worth and how smart your front office is.Cole Hamels is the man everyone is watching. He’s one of maybe two genuine aces who’re likely to be on the block, the other being David Price, but while everyone was waiting for either the Texas Rangers or LA Dodgers to make a move there, the Blue Jays and Rockies went and unleashed a bombshell.Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is off to Toronto after…
  • The Dugout – What Happens In Vegas

    Nick Robinson
    20 Jul 2015 | 9:54 pm
    What Happens In VegasWell, dammit, wouldn’t you believe… the San Antonio Spurs won the bloody Summer League in Vegas. As if they hadn’t had a good enough offseason already. Becky Hammon coaching them to glory, Kyle Anderson winning MVP. Jonathon Simmons scored 23 in the final with Treveon Graham adding 22. Where are they gonna fit all these players?#SummerSpurs are the 2015 @NBASummerLeague CHAMPS! pic.twitter.com/8ZLa8PNGt1— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) July 21, 2015 One thing’s for sure, Kyle Anderson must be close to cracking that rotation full time.Meanwhile at the less…
  • The Dugout - Word #x3E; Free Throw Shooting

    Nick Robinson
    15 Jul 2015 | 6:57 pm
    July 8, 2015 – Lest We ForgetAh, a day that will go down in basketball lore. The day that DeAndre Jordan was held hostage in his own home, the day of the Change Of Heart, the day of the fabled Emoji War. As far as the ins and outs go, check out this write up from earlier in the week, and check out this thriller from ESPN. Or you could try Paul Pierce's children's book adaptation of events.But here is the Study Revision version (and you’d better study it up, they’ll be writing real books about it someday).DeAndre Jordan verbally agrees to join the Mavericks.DeAndre Jordan has doubts…
  • DeAndre Jordan & Daly Cherry-Evans: Backflippers

    Nick Robinson
    13 Jul 2015 | 2:40 am
    DeAndre Jordan. A 26 year old centre for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA. Drafted in the second round, considered a risky project player due to a seemingly limited game and some emotional insecurities. Developed into an All-NBA calibre talent over 7 seasons with the Clippers, considered an elite defender and an integral player on a contending team.Daly Cherry-Evans. A 26 year old halfback for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the NRL. A highly touted junior, he burst onto the first grade scene in 2011 to win Rookie of the Year and became the first rookie halfback to win a premiership…
  • The Dugout - The Frenzy & The Fireworks

    Nick Robinson
    8 Jul 2015 | 6:13 am
    The Free Agent FrenzyWho gets who for what and for how long. Free agency is here in the NBA.But first, a disclaimer. Did you know that there is a league-wide moratorium on roster moves and therefore no deal can be signed or confirmed until July 9!? Yeah, same. It’s the last paragraph of literally every contract story on every site. We get it, yo.On the first day of NBA free agency, teams agreed in principle on approx. $1.4 billion in salaries!— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 2, 2015 There were far too many signings to go through them all, so instead we’ll play it like…
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  • Gary Neville: Jack Wilshere’s Explicit Anti-Tottenham Chant Was One Of The Best Things I’ve Seen In Years

    Stuart Hynd
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:47 am
    Jack Wilshere caused a fair bit of commotion when he burst into a chorus of “What do you think of Tottenham…” during Arsenal’s FA Cup-winning parade back in May. And while the player was given a £40,000 fine after he committed the same offence a year previously, England coach Gary Neville has since praised Wilshere for showing “passion”. In fact the ex-Manchester United defender believes Wilshere’s rendition of “What do we think of Spurs? S**t. What do we think of S**t? Spurs” is one of the best things he’s seen in the past five…
  • VIDEO: Atletico Madrid Star Koke Scores Stunning Goal Direct From A Corner Kick

    Stuart Hynd
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:31 am
    Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has defied the laws of gravity this afternoon, as he curled a wonderful effort directly from a corner kick into the opposition goal. Atletico are currently undergoing pre-season training in Japan with today’s opponents being J. League Division 1 side, Sagan Tosu. And it didn’t take long for Diego Simeone’s side to get off the mark, even if it was from the most unlikely of angles. In the 18th minute with the game in a stalemate, Spain international Koke stepped up to deliver an in-swinging corner kick. However his effort soared above all the…
  • Chelsea’s Diego Costa Was Once Confronted By A Neighbour For Watching Porn Too Loudly

    Stuart Hynd
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:17 am
    Diego Costa is one of the, shall we say, more interesting characters in the Premier League. And the Spain international has only added to his own mystique after a unique story emerged from the player’s book, Diego Costa: The Art of War. According to The Independent‘s Sam Wallace, when Costa was on loan at Spanish side Albacete in 2008, the 26-year-old had a run in with a neighbour over the volume of his pornography. Wallace’s article contains several interesting extracts from the former Atletico Madrid striker’s biography, however few surpass the strange nature of…
  • Manchester City Fan Gets Manchester United Tattoo In Touching Charity Tribute

    Connor Boylan
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:06 am
    A loving father has put footballing rivalries aside in a bid to help raise cash for charity. Manchester City fan Mark – whose son suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy – agreed to get a Manchester United tattoo if he could raise £10,000 in aid of the disease. And boy was he true to his word. Mark showed everyone that there are more important things in life than just football with his incredibly warming gesture as he got the United badge etched on his skin. The incurable Duchenne is a horrific condition for anyone to suffer with, and particularly tragic for a young child. And,…
  • VIDEO: Jose Mourinho Takes Subtle Swipe At Petr Cech Over Decision To Join Arsenal

    Connor Boylan
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:50 am
    Jose Mourinho has taken a swipe at Petr Cech’s decision to join Arsenal this summer – by insisting someone like John Terry would never do the same. The Chelsea boss sat down with Shaka Hislop in a one-to-one interview for ESPN. Hislop, 46, formerly a goalkeeper at West Ham and Portsmouth, was quick to turn the conversation to the transfer saga surrounding the Czech Republic keeper. Hislop – who also enjoyed a spell in the MLS – questioned how Mourinho could allow a club legend like Cech to join one of their biggest rivals after more than 10 years at Stamford Bridge.
 
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  • New York Yankees Fall Hard To White Sox, 8-2

    Robby Sabo
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:35 pm
    Melky Cabrera finished 2-3 with a home run to doom the New York Yankees as they fell to the White Sox on the South Side of Chicago tonight. Saturday night for the New York Yankees turned out to be one of those ho-hum kind of games. Starter Bryan Mitchell simply couldn’t get the job done – seven hits and four earned runs allowed in four innings – and they fell to the Chicago White Sox by a final of 8-2. South side shutdown! 4 runs in 5th inning help White Sox beat Yankees, 8-2. Melky Cabrera: HR Alexei Ramirez: HR pic.twitter.com/YF07tvVpEc — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter)…
  • Lucas Duda Powers New York Mets Past Nationals, 3-2

    Robby Sabo
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:13 pm
    Thanks to Lucas Duda, the New York Mets have now taken the first two against the first place Washington Nationals at Citi Field. As Howie Rose so eloquently utters, “put it in the books.” The New York Mets have now taken the first two of a three game set against the first place Washington Nationals. The NL East race is now down to one measly game after the Mets 3-2 win over the Nats. Lucas Duda powers @Mets up the NL East standings! Duda hits 2 HR, drives in all 3 runs in 3-2 win over Nationals. pic.twitter.com/lxLmJN9Kaj — Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) August 2, 2015…
  • New York Yankees Send Bryan Mitchell To Mound In Chicago

    Robby Sabo
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Looking to keep their comfy lead in the AL East, the New York Yankees look to make it two in a row on the South Side of Chicago. At 58-44, the New York Yankees currently hold a comfortable six-game lead over the 52-50 Baltimore Orioles in the AL East. It’s a lead Brian Cashman doesn’t want to see fall by the wayside, despite his inactivity on MLB Trade Deadline day. Looking to help keep the Yanks strong lead intact will be righty Bryan Mitchell (0-0, 2.89 ERA) who’ll get the call tonight in Chicago to take on John Danks (5-8, 4.97 ERA) and the White Sox.
  • New York Mets Have Cespedes Hitting Third Against Nats

    Robby Sabo
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:12 pm
    Newly acquired Yoenis Cespedes hitting third tonight as his New York Mets will take on the first place Washington Nationals. The whirlwind of a week that the New York Mets put themselves and their fans through is now finally over. Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler are still Mets, and Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson and Tyler Clippard are the newest additions. The 2015 Mets route to October is now set. Saturday night starts that journey with this set roster as Jacob deGrom (10-6, 2.05 ERA) will take on Washington Nationals starter Joe Ross (2-3, 3.03 ERA) at Citi Field. Tonight’s…
  • New York Giants: Training Camp Brings Hope, Chaos

    Bryan Pol
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:19 pm
    From the return of Cruz to news regarding JPP’s hand and a bizarre autograph incident, the New York Giants had plenty to show at camp. By Bryan Pol Despite the busiest MLB trading deadline in recent memory, the NFL has managed to grab serious headlines. First, the NFL upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his ties to Deflategate.  Brady plans to fight the suspension in court, leading to an inevitable media frenzy sure to encroach upon the regular season despite the fact the story should have died six months ago. Secondly, there were the New York Jets, whose fan base…
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  • Hamburg Open: Nadal to face Fognini in the final

    Boyan Vasilev
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:56 am
    Tennis Updates: Rafa Nadal made light work of Italian Andreas Seppi to reach the final of the Hamburg Open on Saturday and will now face Fabio Fognini, who is chasing an almost unthinkable third claycourt victory over the Spaniard this season. Nadal, a 14-times grand slam champion, has endured a difficult year, surrendering his French Open title, suffering a shock defeat by journeyman Dustin Brown at Wimbledon and dropping to number 10 in the rankings. He has struggled since being sidelined by injury and illness last year and has only two relatively modest titles to his name in 2015 —…
  • Atlanta Open: John Isner reaches semifinals

    Boyan Vasilev
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:51 am
    Tennis Updates: Two-time defending champion John Isner ran his Atlanta Open winning streak to 10 matches Friday, riding his big serve to a 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over Ricardis Berankis. The top-seeded Isner had 19 aces less than 24 hours after ripping off 33 in a two-set victory over Radek Stepanek. Isner will face training partner Denis Kudla Saturday in his 34th ATP Tour semifinal. Kudla, a qualifier, beat Dudi Sela 7-5, 6-0 to reach his first ATP semifinal. In the night quarterfinals, seventh-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxemborg beat Japan’s Go Soeda 7-5, 6-1, and fifth-seeded Marcos…
  • Soccer Rumors: Manchester United agrees to sell Di Maria to PSG for the amount of £44.2 million

    Yordan Ivanov
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:25 pm
    Soccer News and Rumors: A lot of transfers have been this summer, but there are still a lot of star players that could be one the move. One of these stars is Angel Di Maria, the fast-paced Argentinian winger that just couldn’t find his place in Manchester United last season. According to the latest reports, Paris Saint-Germain’s management has been able to secure a deal with the Red Devils and soon Di Maria will be transferred to the French side. If the reports are true, PSG has agreed to pay a fee of £44.2 million to United in order to have the ex-Real Madrid player. This means that Di…
  • Mardy Fish losing against Dudi Sela

    Boyan Vasilev
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:55 am
    Tennis Updates: On the 28th of July Mardy Fish faced Dudi Sela in the first round of the Atlanta Open. This was Fish’s 2nd match in the past 24 months and the first for the summer. Currently ranked outside of the top 1000, Fish did not succeed in winning the match and Sela needed 1 hour and 49 minutes to beat him – 6 – 4, 6 – 4. The box score says Fish managed to serve 5 aces and 3 double faults, was broken 3 times, and only converted one of his 8 break points. However, this match was about so much more than statistics. Most of all, this match was about a husband and father on 33…
  • Vasek Pospisil beats Lu in Atlanta

    Boyan Vasilev
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:44 am
    Tennis Updates: Vasek Pospisil overcame sweltering heat and cramps to outlast Yen-Hsun Lu in the Atlanta Open on Wednesday. Pospisil, the No. 2 seed from Canada, beat Taiwan’s Lu 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-4. The match ended on Lu’s second double-fault of the match. The temperature was 95 degrees, with a heat index of 101. Pospisil looked unsteady on his feet after losing the second-set tiebreaker. He left the court following the set, prompting speculation he might be unable to finish the match. ”It was in my mind, but it’s not like me,” Pospisil said about the possibility…
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  • Deflated Relations

    Matthew Bittenbender
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    Yesterday the big news was that NFL upheld its decision to suspend New England Patriots quarterback for four games after a lengthy and costly investigative process.  Today it’s the war of words waged on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell from Patriots owner, Robert Kraft. Kraft ripped the NFL on Wednesday for upholding Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, calling it “unfathomable” and saying, “I was wrong to put my faith in the league,” Kraft said, saying that he felt it would help exonerate Brady he doing so.  He further expressed disappointment in the…
  • Ray Rice Deserves Another Chance

    Matthew Bittenbender
    27 Jul 2015 | 5:14 pm
    Ray Rice lingers in pryiah-ville while Adrian Peterson gets a new and better contract despite both being guilty of domestic abuse. So Adrian Peterson got a second chance.  Where’s Ray Rice’s?  The co-founders of the anti-domestic abuse webite A Call To Men, Tony Porter and Ted Bunch, each of whom has worked with Rice since last November, believe that Rice deserves an opportunity to be an NFL running back again.  According to Bunch, “He’s held himself accountable.  He is saying everything that you would want him to say and doing everything that you would want him…
  • Top 5 Decisions That Changed the NFL

    Dan Schee
    26 Jul 2015 | 4:13 pm
    Quite often, when I stumble across an historical event, I wonder what would be different in the world if that event never happened. For example: In World War I, Japan was an ally of England, France and the United States. Yet during the Versailles Treaty that ended the war, the Japanese were, in essence, snubbed and failed to gain anything close to the “spoils of war”. Had they been treated as an equal partner in this treaty, would they have still gone on their imperialistic march which led to the involvement of the United States in World War II? Obviously, it is impossible to re-write…
  • Braxton Miller at H-Back/WR

    Will
    24 Jul 2015 | 2:42 am
    Call it Half-Back, call it Wide Receiver… Braxton Miller has made the decision to play out of the Backfield for The Ohio State Buckeyes and not just at QB. In a move just reported hours ago, Braxton has made a great and dangerous team even better. Miller can take a handoff or pitch or go out and catch passes, even return punts…  Miller claims he’ll still be playing some quarterback, too, but that remains to be determined. One thing for certain… he can still run. This makes perfect sense and also makes a decision for Coach Meyer that must have been creating some havoc…
  • Darrelle Revis Nearly retired in 2012

    Matthew Bittenbender
    22 Jul 2015 | 7:33 am
    It appears that we were almost robbed of Darrelle Revis’ star power three seasons ago when he tore his ACL in his last season with the Jets.  In an interview with SI.com, Revis revealed that his 2012 torn ACL required microfracture surgery and he thought briefly about retiring while in his prime at age 27.  Microfracture surgery is known for prolonging NFL careers, but is usually the halmark for the rapid decline of one’s career. Though he was traded, Revis then managed to swing a monster deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $96 million over 6 years after passing a battery…
 
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  • South Africa to play four Tests on long India tour

    Vivek Kumar
    27 Jul 2015 | 9:55 pm
    South Africa will four Tests for the first time in India when they undertake their longest cricket tour of this country later this year to contest all three formats over a nine-week period, the Indian board announced on Monday. The tour, which comprises three Twenty20 matches, five One-day Internationals and four Tests, will run between
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Schedule Lunched

    World Cup Live Updates
    27 Jul 2015 | 2:49 am
    The path to the 2018 World Cup in Russia is set, and while the United States received a fairly favorable assignment, Canada will have their work cut out for them if they are to make their first World Cup since 1986. The USMNT will count Trinidad and Tobago and at least one other Caribbean nation
  • La Liga 2015-16: FC Barcelona Fixtures, Schedule, Date, Time

    Vivek Kumar
    24 Jul 2015 | 8:21 am
    2015-16 Spanish La Liga BBVA defending champion FC Barcelona will be playing their first match of season on 23rd August against Athletic Bilbao at San Mames in Bilbao. Club’s 10th match against Getafe is forwarded to 26th August due to FIFA Club World Cup. It was originally scheduled for 28 October. El Clasico battle i.e. Barcelona
  • Pakistan vs England 2015 series in UAE Schedule, Fixtures confirmed

    Vivek Kumar
    24 Jul 2015 | 7:49 am
    England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed the official tour dates and schedule for 2015 Pakistan series in UAE. This is the home series for Pakistan in United Arab Emirates as we all know they are not playing any international cricket match on their home soul due to security reasons. Pakistan vs England 2015 series
  • India 15 Men Squad for Srilanka Tour 2015 Test Series

    Vivek Kumar
    24 Jul 2015 | 7:39 am
    The Men in Blue India have to play 3 Test Match series against Srilanka tour. First Test of India vs Srilanka is schedule to start from 12th August to 16th August at Galle For this Test Series Indian Team announced the 15 Member Squad. Amit Mishra has been included in the Indian Team in that
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  • 10 Cool Portable Solar Chargers for Cell Phones to Keep you Never Disconnected Outdoors

    Amanda Swan
    26 Jul 2015 | 9:30 am
    Frustrated of the situations where the juice of your phone got drained while you were outdoors? I am sure everybody would prefer not to be in such a situation when engaged in some outdoor activities. The best and most reliable solution for the trouble is that you should go for portable solar chargers for cell phones, which would be charging up your device whenever you are out in the sun. Being smaller devices, they are cheaper as well as easily movable too. Maybe, you might be wondering to see huge varieties of portable solar chargers for mobile on market. In onilne shopping to find…
  • Poweradd Solar Charger Review: 40W Solar Charger – Ideal for Laptops and Tablets

    Amanda Swan
    22 Jul 2015 | 10:35 pm
    Less powerful solar chargers are not going to help you much in charging bigger devices. Indeed, on market you have a wide variety of solar chargers that are usually compatible to small gadgets like phones. But if you would like to find a perfect piece for full size laptops as well as multiple devices, Poweradd 40W Solar Charger is something worth the mention. Below is our Poweradd solar charger review in detail. Getting through customer reviews on Amazon, I feel this product is never going to waste your money. In fact, people are concerned about the inefficiency of regular solar chargers, but…
  • SunLabz Solar Charger Backpack Review: A Sporty, Waterproof Backpack for Solar Energy

    Amanda Swan
    8 Jul 2015 | 7:49 am
    Are you a camping addict? It is not always practical for a camper or hiker to carry a portable solar generator. A solar backpack can be a nice idea for such users. It is here SunLabz solar charger backpack becomes a worthy replacement; it is both a solar charger and backpack. You can keep your travel stuffs inside and make use of the solar panel outside to produce some power required for your essential gadgets. The SunLabz solar charger bag is indeed an outstanding product. It is made from sport quality durable waterproof fabric, making it tremendously outdoor friendly. In terms of solar…
  • Ensupra Readymade Solar Energy Kit Review: Complete, Easy-to-Use Solar Kit for your Home

    Amanda Swan
    5 Jul 2015 | 5:22 am
    We have come across several small and cute solar generators that are friendly for camping or other outdoor uses. Here is Ensupra readymade solar energy kit, which is specifically designed for home and stationary use, not for camping or remote power. Being a unique solar solution for home, as you can guess, it is a power house, of course. It is capable to produce 1000-Watt solar energy that is quite enough to power up an array of your home appliances, including small fridges, fans, TVs and lighting and etc… If you add a battery to the kit, it can also act as an awesome power backup for your…
  • All in One Portable Solar Power Systems: Top Solar Generators That Are Built Intact

    Amanda Swan
    18 Jun 2015 | 3:49 am
    An all in one solar generator means every component of it comes in a single unit and it has a standalone being. Generally speaking, what makes a solar power generator is a blend of three main parts – solar panel, inverter and battery. In itself, each of these components can be a unique product you can individually buy from market and put together with some additional tiny accessories as well as wires to design a DIY portable solar generator. But it is not the point of discussion in this blog post, it is all about all in one solar generators that are readily available for grabs. They are…
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  • Will your coaching experience be wonderful or hateful?

    Mike Davenport
    26 Jul 2015 | 8:37 pm
    There are four kinds of coaching experiences. Unfortunately most of us end up with the bad kind. The four flavors     The place we dream of being is that coveted upper-right hand corner. That is where things are positive and you’ve been constructive. That’s where you want to be — but that’s not where most coaches end up. Many coaches, all too often, find themselves having experiences in the negative-and-destructive zones. Even finding themselves dwelling in the cellar — that terrible lower-left hand corner. There the lights are dim, the work hard, the…
  • Who’s Your Pluto?

    Mike Davenport
    19 Jul 2015 | 7:36 pm
    Dealing with groups of humans means you have a Pluto. Big group. Small group. Doesn’t matter. There is a Pluto in there — somewhere. And you need to find him (or her) because it could be the secret to your success. Space Trucking The celestial object Pluto is small, hangs in the back of the pack, has an orbit like no other. And poor Pluto gets no respect. In fact, in 2006 Pluto was dropped from planet status, and is now officially a “dwarf-planet.” Pluto has it tough. Yet … Pluto could hold untold secrets of our solar system. After 9 years of waiting, the spacecraft New…
  • How do I deal with a screaming, disruptive parent?

    Mike Davenport
    12 Jul 2015 | 6:09 pm
    I still hear the voice of my first screaming parent. Even though she was bellowing to support the team it was grating — like fingernails-down-the-chalkboard. Yelling little tips to me (“Yo, Coach, call a time out!”) that were, well, her way of being helpful. After the game I thanked her for her enthusiasm, and she blushed, “Well, I do get carried away sometimes.” I left it at that, knowing her screaming wasn’t meant in a bad way. However, there are parents who cross the line — they go demeaning. Negative. Their screams are hurtful. And disruptive. Human voices elevate for one…
  • 8 Hells Of Coaching

    Mike Davenport
    5 Jul 2015 | 7:19 pm
    Welcome to Hell. You don’t want to be here. You don’t deserve to be here. Yet, here you stand — hip deep in Coach-Hell. Welcome to the club. Every so often I visit Coach-Hell. Sometimes it’s my fault, sometimes not. Regardless of how I get there, the trips are always the same: hot, painful, and scary. In 1984, my left eyelid stopped working as a result of coaching stress. Another visit, around 1997, was brought on by an idiot with a rifle who decided to shoot up our practice. Oh, and in 2011 my ticket to Coach-Hell was paid for by a parent who knew no boundaries. And…
  • A Beautiful Frame And Coaching Your Team

    Mike Davenport
    7 Jun 2015 | 7:29 pm
    Part of my job here is to report back on observations from the field. Little things I notice that might have an impact in our world of coaching. I want to share something from my coaching-adventures this past weekend that could play a role in your wild ride of coaching sports. A Coaching Frame This is simple, but it is one of those details we often miss. A painting, no matter how wonderful, achieves a higher level (or lower) by the frame around it. The same can be said for any other effort — especially coaching. The frame can bring things to a higher level. Last weekend, competing at the…
 
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  • Daily Fantasy MMA Lineup Advice for August 1st

    Will Hampton
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:31 am
    On August 1st, the UFC will once again be hosting an event in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. UFC 190 will be headlining one of the biggest stars in the sport. Ronda Rousey is set to take on Bethe Correira, an undefeated Brazilian. This fight is fueled by bad blood, and this Saturday the trash talk The post Daily Fantasy MMA Lineup Advice for August 1st appeared first on XN Sports.
  • MLB Trade Deadline Winners & Losers

    XN Sports
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:09 am
    Bleacher Report MLB columnist Anthony Witrado & CineSport's Justin Termine break down the Yoenis Cespedes trade to the Mets and talk about the winners & losers as the MLB trade deadline passed. The post MLB Trade Deadline Winners & Losers appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Fantasy Football 2015: Arian Foster Deserves More Love

    Adam Pfeifer
    30 Jul 2015 | 11:46 am
    Adam Pfeifer makes a case that Arian Foster is a top 5 fantasy football running back for the 2015 fantasy football season. The post Fantasy Football 2015: Arian Foster Deserves More Love appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Fantasy Football 2015: Three Late-Round Quarterbacks To Target

    Adam Pfeifer
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:35 am
    Adam Pfeifer looks at three quaterbacks you should target in the late rounds of your 2015 fantasy football drafts. The post Fantasy Football 2015: Three Late-Round Quarterbacks To Target appeared first on XN Sports.
  • The Men Up North Sports Podcast Vol. 4

    Felipe Melecio
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:04 pm
    In this episode, Felipe and Matt spend the first-half of the show summarizing the key trades in the MLB deadline. The second-half is spent talking about the upstart Minnesota Vikings. The post The Men Up North Sports Podcast Vol. 4 appeared first on XN Sports.
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  • Community Shield: Chelsea v Arsenal – Match Preview

    Jennifer Xu
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:00 pm
    A week before the English Premier League begins it’s 2015-2016 season, Chelsea will face Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. It may be a good indication of how the teams will face off in the league, so it will be a entertaining but tough matchup.
  • Bell ends slump as England takes Ashes lead

    Jamie Ramage
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:32 pm
    England take a two, one lead in a display of relentless cricket that Australia were unable to compete. Investec Third Test, England v Australia, Edgbaston, day 3, 31 July 2015. The celebrations that surrounded the England side after their victory at Edgbaston were somewhat muted by the injury to James Anderson the pace bowler who has an exemplary record at Trent Bridge the venue for the forth test.
  • Kept In Wait - Nevill Next in Line for Wicket Keeping Role

    Lucas Thornton
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:02 am
    Once again it is time for the changing of the guard for the wicket keeper of the Australian Test side. A spot that traditionally is as difficult to break into as it is to relinquish, has only been held by 33 people in the 138 years of Australia playing Test cricket. At the present time Australia are looking to replace previous mainstay in Brad Haddin and Peter Nevill is the first keeper to get a run at the spot. But at 29 Nevill is more than halfway through his career, wouldn’t Australia be better served by selecting a younger up and coming keeper?
  • Perfect Opportunity To Be The Third Best Side

    Ahsan Iftikhar Nagi
    31 Jul 2015 | 12:47 pm
    The stage is set for Pakistan to complete a trophy clean-sweep, on what has been the most successful tour for the visitors in a decade. From the Test victory in mere three-and-a-half days to emphatic Twenty20 International win, less than 48 hours ago, Pakistan has played calculated cricket, save the second One-Day International.
  • World-Famous Footballers in MLS – good or bad for the league?

    Jennifer Xu
    30 Jul 2015 | 1:42 pm
    Recently, a large amount of world-famous footballers have moved to Major League Soccer in the United States from England, Italy, Mexico and Spain. After the 2013-2014 season with Chelsea, Frank Lampard was released, signed by NYCFC (New York City FC), then loaned to Manchester City, the essential owner of NYCFC. It was considered somewhat of an illegal deal, but Lampard is back with NYCFC.
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  • History’s Coolest Teams: Big Ron’s Manchester United 85/86

    Stephen Tudor
    24 Jul 2015 | 7:19 am
    They might have spectacularly blown it after Christmas, but Big Ron’s Manchester United team of 1985/86 were as cool as it gets and could play a bit too… Frank Sinatra’s comedy heist film Ocean’s 11 attempted to bedazzle its audience with Vegas glamour, craps and crime, and plenty of shots of the Rat Pack quaffing back Martinis while being effortlessly cool but alas cinematic history has not been kind. It is now regarded less as a fun caper and more a flawed curio. Worse yet a potboiler that hopelessly loses the plot halfway through. Years later of course George Clooney came…
  • A Gooner’s 7 Funniest Spurs Moments

    Harry Harris
    22 Jul 2015 | 3:13 pm
    Spurs are funny aren’t they? Like really funny. Whenever Arsenal are getting me down I can always count on Spurs… Who are your favourite team? No, not the team you support, your favourite team, the ones that make you laugh the most. The team you support should make you seethe and feel physical pain for most of the year, so you need to pick someone to take the edge off. I picked Spurs, the gift that keeps on giving, for all of these reasons. Christian Gross’ tube ticket Phew, firstly, listen to Alan Sugar’s reasoning in this video when he talks about hiring Christian Gross to…
  • No Mas: When Sugar Ray Turned Duran To Stone

    Craig Campbell
    22 Jul 2015 | 3:13 pm
    Six months after he’d been drawn into a head-to-head slugfest against Hands of Stone, Sugar Ray Leonard exacted his revenge perfectly and badly dented the Roberto Duran legend… Every fighter has a style. In his first epic fight against Roberto Duran Sugar Ray Leonard had been handed a valuable lesson in putting the stubbornness of self-belief against the simple science of boxing. He’d been drawn in by a wasps nest of a fighter into six foot of space and remained there for a full 45 minutes whilst defeat slowly and agonisingly crept up on him. It was the mongoose and the…
  • The Magnificent 7: Midfield Strollers

    Stephen Tudor
    22 Jul 2015 | 3:10 pm
    We’ve untucked our shirts, put on a few pounds and sprayed it out wide to pay homage to seven midfielders whose greatness is a walk in the park. Jan Molby The Great Dane took up royal residence in the Anfield centre-circle in 1984 and refrained from leaving it for an entire decade bar for the occasional belter so good it could get your girlfriend pregnant. Despite carrying the timber of a fully stocked fridge his deft touches and expansive passing range languidly orchestrated Liverpool, with only injury and her majesty’s pleasure stopping him from becoming one of the true Anfield…
  • 2015: The Year of the Ox

    Harry Harris
    22 Jul 2015 | 2:48 pm
    His Arsenal career might have only flickered to date, but with a good pre-season and an opening on the right, the Ox can push onto become a vital starter this season… There’s a weird feeling amongst Arsenal fans at the moment. Recent summers of head-scratching, manager-slagging and player-selling have given way to comparative calm and, dare I say, optimism. As well as the obvious brilliance of Alexis, Mesut Ozil seems to have won round a lot of his (frankly, idiotic) doubters, Francis Coquelin has maybe made his manager re-think the idea of signing a defensive midfielder, and Theo…
 
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  • Huston Street Reveals What The Angels Want For Mike Trout

    Nick
    31 Jul 2015 | 4:11 pm
    Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports With the trade deadline upon us, teams are scrabbling to make last minute moves to stack their teams for the long haul. The Anaheim Angels are sitting in second place in the AL West and could use some extra help to help propel them to first place. Angels closer Huston Street thought he would enlighten the world by telling teams what they are asking in return for their star player, Mike Trout. .@Angels are looking to move @MikeTrout for cash according to sources, likely asking for "ONE Biiiilllion Dollars!" pic.twitter.com/WRcqT7OTOQ — Huston…
  • SLIDESHOW: 25 Most Valuable Sports Teams In The World

    Nick
    21 Jul 2015 | 2:21 pm
    1. Real MadridValue: $3.26 billion 2. Dallas CowboysValue: $3.2 billion 2. New York YankeesValue: $3.2 billion 4. BarcelonaValue: $3.16 billion 5. Manchester UnitedValue: $3.1 billion 6. Los Angeles LakersValue: $2.6 billion 6. New England PatriotsValue: $2.6 billion 8. New York KnicksValue: $2.5 billion 9. Los Angeles DodgersValue: $2.4 billion 9. Washington RedskinsValue: $2.4 billion 10. Bayern MunichValue: $2.35 billion 12. Boston Red SoxValue: $2.1 billion 12. New York GiantsValue: $2.1 billion 14. Chicago BullsValue: $2 billion 14. San Francisco GiantsValue: $2 billion 16. Houston…
  • PICS: The Terminator Issues Challenge To J.J. Watt

    Nick
    17 Jul 2015 | 11:49 am
    Ed Szczepanski/USA TODAY Sports No, Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t challenge J.J. Watt to an epic gun battle set in the future (although that would be pretty cool). Rather, the Governator challenged the reigning defensive player of the year to something better: squats. Yep. What other kind of challenge would you expect from a former Mr. Olympia champion? A spelling contest? Ha! Watt didn’t shy away from the challenge of doing 50 squat reps… after dinner. I’m sure his colon wasn’t feeling in the best shape, but Watt did finish off 51 reps before the main course…
  • VIDEO: Rob Gronkowski Stars In “A Gronking To Remember”

    Nick
    15 Jul 2015 | 9:43 am
    The Summer of Gronk continues. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA TODAY Sports Rob Gronkowski, of the New England World Champions (you’ll understand when you watch the video) has taken his talents to the big screen… and by big I mean your laptop. Gronkowski teamed up with Funny or Die and Charlotte McKinney to bring to life the world’s best erotic fan fiction. Of course, the acting is bad, the dialogue is poor, but at least the Gronk is spiking things in a way never before seen. Check it out for yourself. It’s a touching film. Tear. H/T: Funny or Die The post VIDEO: Rob Gronkowski…
  • VIDEO: The Rock Dislocates Finger & Can Only Laught About It… Seriously

    Nick
    14 Jul 2015 | 4:23 pm
    Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports With a nickname like “The Rock”, you’d figure that Dwayne Johnson is nearly indestructable. But it appears that Mr. Johnson is just as mortal as us… it’s just that he apparently doesn’t feel pain when he’s hurt. Johnson posted a pretty gruesome video to his Instagram on Tuesday that would make the average man squeal and pass out if something similar happened to him. It appears that Johnson dislocated and mangled his precious finger, and could only laugh about it. One can only hope that this is just a prank, and that no…
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  • Wilmer Flores Hit A Walk Off Home Run For The Mets

    1 Aug 2015 | 1:28 pm
    Wilmer Flores went from tears of sorrow to tears of joy in a matter of days.  What a swing of emotion for Flores.  Crying on the field after thinking he was traded to Milwaukee and then... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Adam LaRoche Struck Out Brendan Ryan

    1 Aug 2015 | 12:34 pm
    🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 RT @CPHSoxAdam LaRoche. He even has a curve ball! #WhiteSox pic.twitter.com/kmNN0Slbez— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) August 1, 2015 The Yankees dropped 13 runs on the top of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Are We Sure Jason Pierre Paul Still Has Any Fingers Left?

    1 Aug 2015 | 12:15 pm
    EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: First look at Jason Pierre-Paul after fireworks incident. http://t.co/GDZFp6XjKU pic.twitter.com/QqtccAqpEv— NY Daily News Sports (@NYDNSports) July 31, 2015 The first pictures... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Kendrys Morales Pulled Off An Awesome Slide That Made The Catcher Whiff On The Tag

    31 Jul 2015 | 7:01 pm
    Your browser does not support iframes. Kendrys Morales tested Jose Bautista's arm on a hit to right field.  He attempted to score and Joey Bats put the throw right on the money.  Out right?... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • MLB Trade Deadline Passes And The Yankees Did Nothing

    31 Jul 2015 | 5:47 pm
    The Yankees are still 6 games up in the AL East.  But they let the trade deadline come and go without doing anything.  And by not doing anything I mean they somehow managed to get... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Bad Kitty Blog | Pole Dancing Fitness Lifestyle News

  • Dealing with the Press for Pole Dancers

    Pippi Parnasse
    30 Jul 2015 | 4:29 pm
    As pole fitness becomes more popular/notorious, some community members may find themselves the subject of articles, interviews, and TV spots. Usually it’s competition winners and studio owners who will be the focus of media attention, but you never know when a reporter could approach you. There are generally two kinds of interviews you will be facing as a representative of a niche industry like pole: specialty publications, such as the Bad Kitty Blog, and general media, which could be anything from your hometown paper to CNN. In specialty publications, the readers (and the interviewer) will…
  • Making A Living in the Pole Dance Industry

    Irmingard Mayer
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:07 pm
    For as long as I can remember I have been on a quest to find a career I was passionate about that could also provide me with a sustainable income. In college I undertook four separate internships. None of them lit my fire. Upon graduating I accepted a position in network news. It was a prestigious and promising career path, yet it left me feeling unfulfilled. Graduating from Montclair State University in 2008 During my time at the network, I discovered pole dancing. I would go to class after working long overnight shifts. I found refuge and solace in the escape. I can recall envying my…
  • How Improve Your Back Flexibility in 5 simple steps

    Ermelinda Maglione
    24 Jul 2015 | 2:33 pm
    Recently, I asked a few of my pole dancer friends what their flexibility goals were and almost all of them responded: Arches! Improved arch flexibility is my pole wish too and I constantly wonder: why wasn’t I born with a contortionist’s body? I have good flexibility in my legs, my splits are perfect, but my back seems to be made of stone. So, last year I decided that I was going to work on my arch. My goal is to someday be able to do the needle split, even if it takes me decades to achieve it. Bad Kitty® Brand Ambassador Amy Hazel in a Needle Bad Kitty® Brand Ambassador Amy Hazel I…
  • Being an “Indie” Poler

    Pippi Parnasse
    22 Jul 2015 | 11:53 am
            “Where do you train?” That’s one of the first questions that polers ask each other when they are introduced, and for many of us it’s not an easy one to answer. I guess most people in my situation describe themselves as “self-taught,” but I feel that that discredits a lot of people who helped me along the way. I learned from friends. I learned from aerial acrobatics instructors. I learned from my dance and Alexander Technique teachers in college. I learn from other instructors who give me pointers at pole jams. I learn from the classes I drop in on. I…
  • The Naked Truth: Being a Pole-preneur

    Colleen Jolly
    20 Jul 2015 | 3:45 pm
    Pole-preneur hard at work on what was supposed to be vacation on a cruise ship—NOPE. It seems like every time you turn on the Facebook, someone else is quitting their day job and launching their full time career in the pole world. Some have won competitions, catapulting their first worldwide workshop tour, while others are creating interesting niche products and services for the ever-growing pole community, like Pole Buff and Pole Poised. You can even make a living by managing pole stars like Poles on Tour. I’m an entrepreneur. I joined my first business as an intern at 17 years old and…
 
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  • Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets, 8/2 – Prediction with Odds

    Nick
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:13 pm
    The Washington Nationals and New York Mets will finish off their NL East battle on Sunday at Citi Field. New York is currently 2.0 games back of the Nationals for the NL West division lead and 3.5 games back of the final Wild Card spot in the National League. The team added an impact bat in the waning moments of Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline, acquiring Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers in an effort to catapult the team into postseason contention. New York wills end rookie right-hander Noah Syndergaard to the mound on Sunday, while the Nationals are expected to counter with…
  • Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 8/2 – Preview with Odds and Prediction

    Nick
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:10 pm
    The Colorado Rockies will finish off their four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Sunday. St. Louis, already the MLB’s best team, made some moves to bolster their roster as they prepare for another deep postseason run. Matt Holiday’s injury left the Cards no choice but to add another bat. The Cards brought in Indians’ outfielder Brandon Moss, who gives St. Louis a short-term fill in for Holiday and a platoon-guy at first base if Holiday does return at some point this season. St. Louis will send Jaime Garcia to the mound on Sunday night. Garcia will be…
  • Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 8/2 – Castro Relieved To Stay With Cubs

    Nick
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:49 pm
    The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers will finish off their weekend series at Miller Park on Sunday night. The two NL Central-rivals will have different barometers of success down the stretch in 2015. Milwaukee took a step forward by acquiring a number of talented prospects to keep the Brewers competitive for years to come. Chicago came away with Dan Haren at the trade deadline. The Marlins’ pitcher came relatively cheap and should be an improvement to the other back-end starters the Cubs have been trotting to the mound this season. Chicago fell out of the final Wild Card spot in the…
  • Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins, 8/2 – Preview with Prediction

    Nick
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:47 pm
    The Seattle Mariners and Minnesota Twins will finish off their weekend series at Target Field on Sunday. The Twins are losing their grip on the final AL Wild Card spot. Minnesota decided not to make any moves at the trade deadline, and now own just a single-game lead over the Blue Jays and Orioles, both of whom made multiple acquisitions in preparation for a postseason run. Minnesota will send Mike Pelfrey to the mound on Sunday night, while Seattle is expected to counter with right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma. Iwakuma is having an up-and-down injury-riddled season in Seattle this year. He is…
  • New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox, 8/2 – Pick and Prediction

    Nick
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:44 pm
    The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox will finish off their weekend series at US Cellular Field on Sunday afternoon. Chicago followed their seven-game win streak with a two-game losing streak by dropping their first game against the Yankees on Friday. Chicago held tight at the trade deadline, opting to hold onto right-hander Jeff Samardzija, yet not aggressively shopping for an additional bat with the postseason just over two months away. Samardzija will take the mound on Sunday for Chicago. The Yankees are expected to counter with right-hander Ivan Nova. The post New York Yankees vs.
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  • Liverpool, Tottenham, And Who Else? 3 Dark Horses Who Can Challenge For Top 4 Spot (Premier League)

    Bonbon Kayzee
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:15 pm
    Premier League The holy grail for most Premier League clubs is just to survive and be there in the league for as long as possible, Stoke City is one great example of how to slowly develop a club and ensure they stay in the Premier League for as long as possible. The Potters aren’t the only ones who have plans to stay in the Premier League as a fixture, many clubs actually have higher ambitions than just surviving. Every year we have a race for the top 4 and most of the years it is one of the big clubs that makes it to the European dream of playing in the Champions League. Last season we saw…
  • 3 Players Who Have A Point To Prove This Season: Featuring Manchester United And Tottenham Stars

    Bonbon Kayzee
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:07 pm
    Premier League Blog Sport is one of those great features in life which gives you a chance to set things right if they don’t go your way. Much like life, you get those highs and lows, football is no different and some players often reach a point in their career or season where things just don’t go right. The Premier League might have some of the best players in the world, but even that is no guarantee for everyone to be clicking on all cylinders, with a new season on the horizon, we list three players who have a point to prove this season. 1. Bastian Schweinsteiger Bastian Schweinsteiger…
  • Wow! Louis van Gaal Has Already Hinted About His Squad Selection For Manchester United’s Season Opener Against Tottenham

    Nitish Bhan
    1 Aug 2015 | 2:07 pm
    As the start of the new campaign approaches, Manchester United fans are eagerly awaiting the announcement of their first-team for the opening day of the Premier League season against Tottenham Hotspur. The fans will be looking forward to see which of their favourite stars will be featured in the starting eleven as manager Louis van Gaal added a number of highly talented players in the summer window. The Red Devils will face off against north London outfit Tottenham Hotspur and the Dutchman has given a slight idea about which players could feature against Spurs on the 8th of August. Van Gaal…
  • Arsenal vs Chelsea: Possible Lineups, Stats, Match Preview And Prediction

    Pratik Sarkar
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:23 pm
    Chelsea and Arsenal will take to the field at Wembley on Sunday to compete for the first silverware of the season. The two sides have met just once before in this competition with Didier Drogba clinching the game for the Blues as they sneaked it 2-1 back in 2005. For Arsene Wenger, it is another crack at his dismal record against his nemesis Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman has failed to win any of his 13 previous encounters against the Portuguese. However, the FA Cup holders will take confidence from their impressive pre-season as they take on the Premier League’s defending champions who…
  • Stats Talk: Why Arsenal’s Stiker Is Much Better Than This Spaniard And Why Wenger Has To Avoid Signing Him

    Neerav Talreja
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:40 pm
    It has been a season where strikers have been hard to get for the Premier League clubs and only Liverpool and Chelsea have been the two clubs who have made deals for some quality strikers. However, today we compare the two strikers which have made some different impressions for their club, Alvaro Negredo and Oliver Giroud, the reason being a rumour about Wenger wanting Negredo at the Emirates. While Negredo had a decent first season at Manchester City, he was loaned out to Spanish giants Valencia last season and the following year he made his move to the Mestalla side permanent. Oliver Giroud…
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  • MLB: Friday Night Lights

    mlabella7
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:07 am
    While Friday night is longed for every week by everyone after a hard few days of work, this Friday night was full of baseball excitement. From a few walk off to guys settling into their new teams, it was definitely a fun night to watch. The Mets, with all the drama and trade rumors flying […] The post MLB: Friday Night Lights appeared first on sport1on1.
  • Roma in front row to sign Gerson after Fluminense agrees deal

    zithulele
    31 Jul 2015 | 4:16 am
    According to reports (El Mundo Deportivo), Roma has agreed a deal with Fluminense for 18-year-old Gerson who is also being chased by Barcelona for an fee of €15m. If Barcelona don’t respond with 48 hrs then Roma will have the player. Juventus are also believed to be interested in the Brazilian teenager. The post Roma in front row to sign Gerson after Fluminense agrees deal appeared first on sport1on1.
  • University of Pretoria (Tuks) sign Getaneh Kebede on loan

    zithulele
    31 Jul 2015 | 1:42 am
    The Ethiopian Getaneh Kebede has signed with the University of Pretoria (Tuks) on loan from Bidvest Wits. “I’m happy to be at Tuks, they are an energetic team and I hope that I will enjoy my time here. I am willing to work hard to earn my place in the starting line-up.” Hadebe told website The post University of Pretoria (Tuks) sign Getaneh Kebede on loan appeared first on sport1on1.
  • MLB Trade: Dealing at the Deadline

    mlabella7
    31 Jul 2015 | 12:25 am
    “It’s astounding. Time is fleeting. Madness takes it’s toll” – Time Warp by Rocky Horror Picture Show With the trade deadline coming up at 4pm eastern today, MLB teams are rushing to fill their missing pieces. The madness is really taking it’s toll as the clock continues to tick. Last deadline, Price was sent to Detroit from […] The post MLB Trade: Dealing at the Deadline appeared first on sport1on1.
  • MLS All Star thoughts

    Curtis Driscoll
    30 Jul 2015 | 6:49 pm
    Amidst summer friendlies, the International Champions Cup, preseason tours and actual meaningful tournaments, the MLS All Star game concluded on Wednesday in Colorado. In case you missed it, the MLS All Stars defeated Tottenham 2-1. Luckily, there were a couple of moments that invigorated me enough that I remembered to jot them down.   1. […] The post MLS All Star thoughts appeared first on sport1on1.
 
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  • (UFC 190)Ronda Rousey vs Bethe Correia Live Stream Online Fight Coverage

    admin
    31 Jul 2015 | 5:12 pm
    UFC 190 Ronda Rousey vs Bethe Correia Live Stream Online Fight Coverage. Watch Rousey vs Correia Fight for women’s bantamweight title on Friday 1 August 2015 will take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio De Janiero, Brazil. Enjoy the full 190 Fight Card here on Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from around the World ...
  • Chelsea vs Barcelona Live Stream, International Champions Cup 2015 Online TV Info

    admin
    28 Jul 2015 | 4:08 am
    Chelsea vs Barcelona Live Stream, International Champions Cup 2015 Online TV Info. Follow the live coverage of this big soccer event live online on your Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from around the World. Tuesday 28 July 2015 Kickoff at 8 pm ET. For the best live HD video streaming service sign up now ...
  • Barcelona vs Manchester United Live Stream: Watch Champions Cup 2015 Online

    admin
    25 Jul 2015 | 12:03 pm
    It’s Showtime.. Here is the great opportunity to watch  Barcelona vs Manchester United  2015 International Champions Cup game live stream online. Saturday 25 July 2015 kickoff at 4 pm ET and 1 Pm local time. This clash will take place at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, USA. You can enjoy this big soccer event ...
  • UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale Live Stream: Watch TUF 21 Online

    admin
    12 Jul 2015 | 2:00 pm
    UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale Live Stream: Watch TUF 21 Online. Lot’s off fight yet to come for all MMA fans and here you can watch all the action live online. The UFC looks to follow up the massive UFC 189 with the completely minor TUF 21 Finale this July 12, 2015 at the ...
  • Watch UFC 189: Mendes vs McGregor Live Stream Fight Coverage Online PPV

    admin
    11 Jul 2015 | 10:36 am
    Watch UFC 189: Mendes vs McGregor Live Stream Fight Online Coverage. If you’re all out of other options but have an iPhone or Android phone you are able to order the PPV on either platform. The iPhone app can be located herethe Android Marketand AppStore or even now on YouTube.com and Roku. Gamers can also ...
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  • Mission: Impossible – Direct More Than One “Mission: Impossible” Movie

    andy
    1 Aug 2015 | 12:49 pm
    The fifth film in the Mission: Impossible series, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, came out this Friday.  The reviews are fantastic and I’m sure it will make a ton of money.  That’s been the case for the whole series.  Every movie has been critically and commercially successful.  The low point of the series was 2000’s Mission: Impossible Read More The post Mission: Impossible – Direct More Than One “Mission: Impossible” Movie appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Do Something Awesome Today!

    dobby
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:20 am
    Happy Saturday! Go do something awesome!   The post Do Something Awesome Today! appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • “Rowdy” Roddy Piper – You Will Be Missed

    andy
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:13 pm
    Today we received the sad news that wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61.  Piper was one of the first big stars of wrestling and served as a villain for much of his wrestling career.  It’s funny that back then Piper was the bad guy who antagonized the good guy, Read More The post “Rowdy” Roddy Piper – You Will Be Missed appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Are You The Guy Every Woman Is Looking For?

    dobby
    31 Jul 2015 | 11:05 am
    Everyone wants to land the perfect girl, it’s the end game right? Well, women want to get the perfect guy, the trouble is… what does the perfect guy look like? We surveyed women to find out their version of the perfect guy… You might think it’s you, and if it is, congrats! If it’s not, Read More The post Are You The Guy Every Woman Is Looking For? appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Milana Vayntrub

    dobby
    31 Jul 2015 | 10:39 am
    You’ve seen her in the AT&T commercials and you were probably instantly hooked like we were. Truth is, we had seen her before that. She had been on Californication, season 7, episode 3… remember? She was the first girl to audition for the crack whore role in the show Hank was writing on… if you Read More The post Milana Vayntrub appeared first on Tony's Take.
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  • Shooting Stars: The Rise of Converse

    JP
    25 Jul 2015 | 10:42 pm
    By J.P. PelosiIt's hard to know exactly when Converse's star lit up.In the eighties, when everything that matters in basketball's evolution coalesced, Converse was already on the map, etched into sneakers and balls as if it always had been. If you fell in love with hoops culture back then, as most NBA and NBL fans did, then you could be forgiven for believing that Converse was as fundamental to the modern game as Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. Because they were.It took decades of favourable endorsement to reach such lofty heights though, because let's face it, it's rare for any brand to…
  • Man United or Liverpool: Which team has more fans globally?

    JP
    12 Jul 2015 | 4:39 am
    By Elephant StaffIt's an age old question, up there with the chicken or the egg and crunchy peanut butter versus smooth: which football club has more fans around the world, Manchester United or Liverpool?Here we go, here we go ...According to PremierLeague.com, the league's official site, the English competition has a global fan following of 1.46 billion people, which it says is about 70% of the world’s estimated 2.08 billion football fans. Given that Man U and Liverpool are typically the two most supported clubs in any given country, it might be safe to assume that together they account…
  • Why the Rams' LA brand endures

    JP
    4 Jul 2015 | 11:11 pm
    By J.P. PelosiIt wasn’t until 1948 that the Los Angeles Rams football team took on the brand personality it embodies today, albeit in St. Louis, at the time of writing.We may take dazzling colour combinations in sports for granted now, but the Rams' new brand was certainly different for the times: a bright and bold style that exuded a sense of optimism, perhaps in an era short on it.The original ram horn design was so good, in fact, it endures to this day as one of the most iconic logos in the National Football League. The trademark yellow horns, which seem to sprout from the front of the…
  • Ripken's streak 17 years later

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    2 Jul 2015 | 4:49 am
    By Elephant StaffChicago Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan is Major League Baseball's new iron man after starting 130 consecutive games, which sounds like a heck of a lot. Then you remember Cal Ripken Jr and his 2,632 straight games for the Baltimore Orioles. Coghlan, while performing admirably, really has a way to go.Ripken's streak ran for 17 years to 1998 and included plenty of niggles, like the pain in his right elbow after being hit with a pitch in '92, a sprained knee during a '93 brawl with the Seattle Mariners, and an array of back and ankle issues, as…
  • When Michael Jordan took over

    JP
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:50 am
    By J.P. PelosiLate eighties NBA, all ankle-clad and mustached, needed another superhero.Magic and the Birdman were closing in on retirement, and the real Mighty Mouse, Isiah Thomas, had just a few good years left. Right on cue, Michael Jordan began his ascension. Superboy would become Superman.But in this injustice league, legacies are often based on perception. Look at Karl Malone: has a former superstar ever been so disparaged for his performance, post career?Time is a strange beast.For a kid in 1989, the NBA was unmatched fantasy and showstopping entertainment, and as such, is often viewed…
 
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  • 5 Stunning Scuba Dive Sites on the Riviera Maya, Mexico

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    8 Jul 2015 | 6:59 am
    The Riviera Maya is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, in my view. Turquoise coastlines with beautiful white sands, historic sites, Cenotes and the weather attract millions of tourists each year. But the sub-acquatic Riviera Maya has just as much to offer as the land, as hundreds of thousands of scuba divers […] The post 5 Stunning Scuba Dive Sites on the Riviera Maya, Mexico appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
  • Living Colours – A Scuba Diving Video

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    2 Jul 2015 | 12:17 pm
    Diver, James Waller, has dives all over the world. In his video, Living Colours, he has combined the best bits of footage from video shot over 5 years of scuba diving. The locations included in the video include: Fiji’s Pacific Harbour Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Thailand’s Similan Islands and Koh Tao Several locations in Indonesia This is […] The post Living Colours – A Scuba Diving Video appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
  • 5 Splendid Dive Sites in Sri Lanka

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    27 Jun 2015 | 1:11 pm
    Sri Lanka is amongst one of the most amazing places on Earth and we’re not just talking about above the water. Below the water line in the crystal clear seas, the ocean is brimming with amazing spots for scuba divers. Here’s out five favourite dive sites in Sri Lanka. The British Sergeant Wreck Just off […] The post 5 Splendid Dive Sites in Sri Lanka appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
  • Scubapro Galileo Sol Dive Computer Review, Features and Price

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    26 Jun 2015 | 1:55 pm
    Scubapro really does pride itself on delivering incredibly smart technology in its dive computers. By comparison to other models on the market (particularly the Suunto D4i Novo) this watch isn’t particularly visually appealing. It has the feel of an old 80s digital watch or similar. But let’s not judge a book by its cover (or […] The post Scubapro Galileo Sol Dive Computer Review, Features and Price appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
  • 5 Facts About the Territorial Damselfish

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    23 Jun 2015 | 1:35 pm
    Check out this feisty little fish: Never one to be intimidated by someone bigger than it, the damselfish in the video is trying to fend off a diver from its territory. Here are a few fascinating facts about the feisty damselfish! 1. Damselfish are incredibly territorial Certain damselfish are incredibly territorial. They will swim around […] The post 5 Facts About the Territorial Damselfish appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
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  • Preview: Chelsea vs Arsenal Betting Tips, Odds & Prediction – 2 August 2015

    WonderPunter
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:31 am
    Chelsea vs Arsenal 2015 FA Community shield, Wembley stadium Sunday, 2nd August 2015 15.00 BST, 10.00 EST Betfair Odds Arsenal: 1.87 Chelsea: 3.50 Draw: 2.60 5Dimes Lines Arsenal: +195 Chelsea: +149 Draw: +256 Preview This seasons FA Community shield brings together the Premier League champions Chelsea and FA Cup winners Arsenal. Arsene Wenger will be hoping his side can finally achieve that victory over a Jose Mourinho team that has thus far evaded him (six draws and seven defeats). Mourinho’s men will go into this fixture with added confidence knowing that it has been over eight…
  • San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers Prediction, Pick, Bet odds – 8/1/15

    Mario Martinez
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:32 am
    Starting Pitchers: SF- Heston (11-5, 3.14 ERA) TEX- Hamels San Francisco Giants (56-46, 26-23 away) @ Texas Rangers (50-52, 19-28 home) August 1, 2015- 8:05 PM ET Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, TX Preview All eyes will be on the Texas Rangers in Game 2 of this interleague matchup versus the San Francisco Giants as they welcome their newest addition and instant ace, Cole Hamels, as he will look to lead his team to a second straight win over the Giants and for this duel, 5Dimes is favoring the Rangers (-124 ML) over San Francisco. Though, they may be 2 games under the .500 mark at…
  • Arizona Diamondbacks vs Houston Astros Prediction, Pick, Odds – 8/1/15

    Mario Martinez
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:24 am
    Starting Pitchers: ARI- Hellickson (7-6, 4.60 ERA) HOU- Keuchel (12-5, 2.32 ERA) Arizona Diamondbacks (50-51, 24-24 away) @ Houston Astros (58-46, 36-18 home) August 1, 2015- 7:10 PM ET Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX Winners of six consecutive games and still hanging around, the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-51) will look for two straight against one of the best in the American League, the Houston Astros, when both teams meet on the diamond at Minute Maid Park on Saturday night and for this interleague showdown, 5Dimes is favoring the Astros (-191 ML) over Arizona. Though the Dbacks (50-51) may…
  • Preview: Los Angeles Angels vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, Pick – 7/31/15

    Mario Martinez
    31 Jul 2015 | 2:46 am
    Starting Pitchers: LAA- Santiago (7-4, 2.43 ERA) LAD- Kershaw (8-6, 2.51 ERA) Los Angeles Angels (55-46, 23-25 away) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (57-45, 34-18 home) July 31, 2015- 10:10 PM ET Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA The Battle of the I-5 will continue Friday night at Chavez Ravine as the Freeway Series between the Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Dodgers will resume between two Los Angeles teams that are in a dogfight in their respective divisions and for Game 1 of this big three-game weekend series, 5Dimes is favoring the Dodgers (-195 ML) over the Angels. Still smarting from a…
  • Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Prediction, Pick – 7/31/15

    Mario Martinez
    31 Jul 2015 | 2:40 am
    Starting Pitchers: WSH- Gonzalez (8-4, 3.83 ERA) NYM- Harvey (9-7, 3.16 ERA) Washington Nationals (54-46, 26-27 away) @ New York Mets (52-50, 35-18 home) July 31, 2015- 7:10 PM ET Citi Field, New York, NY Preview Separated by 3 games in the NL East, the Washington Nationals will make their way into Citi Field to take on the New York Mets in what will be the most important series of the season to this point as these two division rivals will go at it with first place on the line and for Game 1 of this showdown, 5Dimes is favoring the Mets (-118 ML) over Washington. Beginning on Friday night,…
 
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  • Game Recap: Reds 4, Pirates 3

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    1 Aug 2015 | 7:59 pm
    Marlon Byrd contributed big in the Reds win, driving a triple to center in the second inning. David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Mental errors in the field has haunted the Pirates from time to time this season, and once again bit them in a loss on Saturday night against the Reds.  With their ace on the mound, and facing a pitcher with an ERA north of five, the bucs certainly looked poised to take the series lead and head into Sunday looking for the 3-1 series win. That would not be the case, however.  The first mistake in the field cost the Pirates early.  In the second, off of…
  • Cole Train Rolls into Cincinnati on Saturday Night

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    1 Aug 2015 | 1:25 pm
    Gerrit Cole is looking to pick up his 15th win of the season against the Reds. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Gerrit Cole (14-4, 2.24 ERA) looks to pick up win #15 on Saturday night as the Pirates try to take the third game of a four game set against the Central rival Reds.  The Reds will counter with Raisel Iglesias (1-3, 5.53 ERA).  Iglesias, the 25 year old RHP is coming off of a loss to the Cardinals, in which he allowed six hits and four runs in six innings of work.  Cole, is coming off of a victory against the Nationals on Sunday, allowing just one run in 7 1/3 innings.
  • Pirates Active on Deadline Day, Add Small Pieces with Set Expectations

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    1 Aug 2015 | 11:38 am
    Joakim Soria made his debut on Friday for the Pirates against the Reds. He pitched a scoreless seventh inning in the Pirates 5-4 win. David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports The last week and a half leading up to the deadline, while one of the more exciting times during the season, can also be quite exhausting, sifting through the over analysis, opinions and fake accounts all trying to be the one who correctly predicts and nails down the Pirates pending moves.  Now with that thankfully past us, we can take a look at what the Pirates did in fact do, and talk about the potential impact that the moves…
  • Game Recap: Pirates 5, Reds 4.

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    31 Jul 2015 | 7:50 pm
    Starling Marte was hit by a pitch early in Friday's game, but would stay in the game and become the hero of the night for the Bucs. David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports The Bucs looked to bounce back on Friday night, following a crushing loss against the Reds on Thursday night.  Jeff Locke took to the mound, looking to rebound from a subpar game in his last outing.  He would complete five innings, allowing five hits and three runs.  While it certainly wasn't his strongest performance, he gave the Pirates a chance to win, which is all you can ask for from your fifth starter.Locke really…
  • Roster Update: Pirates Acquire J.A. Happ And Mike Morse at Deadline

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    31 Jul 2015 | 2:04 pm
    Pirates acquire LHP JA Happ from the Seattle Mariners on Friday. Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports The Pirates announced the acquisition of J.A. Happ from the Seattle Mariners on Friday.   The 32 year old left handed starting pitcher, is coming off a rough outing yesterday, in which he allowed six earned runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Twins. Happ's role will most likely be as insurance to the starting rotation.  A.J. Burnett, Charlie Morton and Jeff Locke have looked a little shaky at times, so at the very least, the acquisition of Happ will provide an emergancy stop gap option.The…
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  • Who’s Better? Michael Jordan Vs LeBron James

    Anthony Colonnetta
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:03 am
    Gilbert Arenas posted a picture on Instagram stating that LeBron James “isn’t a number 1 option”. He also, talked about how Kobe and Michael Jordan were completely different than LeBron James. KINGJAMES…..this person comes around once in a blue moon…a man whos so physically gifted he could walk into any sport and be a HOF’ER off his natural (God given ability) last person who was this gifted in sports might have been #BOJackson…LET’S take away EVERY STAT and start from scratch..#NATURAL gifts…6-8..275..44 inch vert…once at top…
  • David Price Traded to The Toronto Blue Jays

    Anthony Colonnetta
    30 Jul 2015 | 10:51 am
    It has been announced, by Jon Heyman, that David Price has been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt.The Toronto Jays have received Price and Tulowitzki in the past week. The Blue Jays have the best offense in the MLB with Jose Bautista, Jose Reyes, Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson, and Chris Colabello. Just to name a few. Even Marco Estrada is batting .333 and he is a pitcher! David Price Traded to The Toronto Blue JaysPros of Price TradePrice is 7-0 in Rogers CentrePrice has playoff experienceBlue Jays needed an ace…
  • Intentional Foul’s Must Die in the NBA

    Anthony Colonnetta
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Would you rather flip a coin or give Dwight Howard the chance to make one free throw to decide if you die? You would be crazy to give Dwight Howard your life fate over a coin flip. Some basketball players aren’t meant for making free throws. Just like some baseball players aren’t met to pitch. Intentionally fouling Dwight Howard so he has to shoot free throws is like a baseball team deciding which player they want to pitch to. In that case they would pick the pitcher who NEVER works on batting. NBA teams can pick on the players that NEVER practice free throws. I’m sure there…
  • College Football Teams Poised To Surprise

    TheSportSaga
    24 Jul 2015 | 4:16 pm
    Photo Via: USA Today Sports*Team statistical rankings are  the team’s ranking Among Power 5 Conference Teams (Team Rankings are from CollegeFootballPoll.com’s Preseason Consensus Top 25 which combines several preseason rankings from several different publications)All stats are via cfbstats.com & Phil Steele’s  2015 College Football Preview CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARSPhoto Via: Calbears.comThe Golden Bears have fallen on tough times of late; however it has not been because of a lack of talent. At the start of the 2014 NFL Season Cal had the 10th most NFL Players on NFL Rosters by any…
  • Way-Too-Early NBA Awards Predictions for 2015-2016 season

    Mike Lensky
    22 Jul 2015 | 12:02 pm
    As of now, it is July…The NBA Season starts in October,And awards are handed out in a year. So let’s start with Way-Too-Early NBA Individual Awards Predictions for 2015-2016 season NBA Rookie of the Year: Emmanuel Mudiay – Denver Nuggets – Point GuardThe Rookie of the Year award is a hotly contested award until after the halfway mark of a season, which is when one of the two contenders gets injured or blows up or gets traded 76ers to be stashed forever. Last year, it was Andrew Wiggins vs. Jabari Parker, until Parker got injured, and the only competition for…
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  • Judge suggests Brady, Goodell appear in court Aug. 12 and 19

    1 Aug 2015 | 2:30 pm
                               From America's Pregame on Fox Sports 1 The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New Englandquarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in mid-August. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman told the sides Friday he had scheduled conferences Aug. 12 and 19 "with your principles (including, without limitation, Mr. Goodell and Mr. Brady)." He also requested the parties "engage in comprehensive, good-faith…
  • Jets DL Sheldon Richardson charged for resisting arrest 

    1 Aug 2015 | 2:26 pm
                 Photo from Ron Antonelli / Getty Images North America Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law.Richardson was charged Thursday in St. Charles County, Missouri, with resisting arrest and multiple traffic violations for an incident on July 14 -- just two weeks after his NFL-issued drug suspension for marijuana use.Richardson, entering his third NFL season, spoke to reporters after the team's first practice of training…
  • Jets' Devin Smith (ribs) expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    1 Aug 2015 | 2:19 pm
                                      Photo from Frank Franklin II New York Jets rookie wide receiver Devin Smith will miss the majority of the remainder of training camp after breaking some ribs during practice at training camp.The team announced Friday night that Smith was being hospitalized overnight as a precaution after getting hurt earlier in the day while making an impressive catch.Smith, a second-round draft pick out of Ohio State, caught a long pass from Geno Smith that deflected off…
  • Battery charge against Bills coach Kromer dropped

    1 Aug 2015 | 2:06 pm
                            Photo from Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports Prosecutors say they've dropped a battery charge against Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer, who was accused of punching a boy in the face for using his beach chairs in Florida.The State Attorney's Office filed a motion Friday to drop a charge of battery that caused bodily harm.The Walton County Sheriff's Office says Kromer was arrested earlier this month after he confronted two boys, pushing one to the ground and punching him.A statement from…
  • Suspended Washington CB Bashaud Breeland expected to miss 4-6 weeks with bad knee

    1 Aug 2015 | 2:04 pm
                                          Photo from Mark J. Rebilas Washington coach Jay Gruden says cornerback Bashaud Breeland is expected to miss four to six weeks with an MCL problem in his right knee.Gruden addressed Breeland's injury on Saturday, a day after the second-year player was hurt during the second practice of training camp.Gruden calls Breeland's diagnosis ''the best-case scenario, probably, for what we thought'' and says ''he's a fast healer.''Gruden…
 
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  • Fuji Transonic SL review: fast, stiff and lightweight

    Redazione
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:28 am
    Fuji Transonic SL [photo credits: Fuji] Fuji entered the fast growing aero road category with the Transonic model only last summer, to be able to showcase a fast bike with adequate stiffness, lightweight and control. Features that often are not so obvious in other aero road bikes and that are the outcome of studies done by Fuji in the US’s A2 wind tunnel and of its collaboration with Team NetApp-Endura (known for 2015 onward as Team Bora-Argon 18). Frame After dedicating a stiff SST to sprinters in 2009 and an ultra-lightweight Altamira to climbers in 2011, the Transonic frame is the 2014…
  • Giant TCR Advanced SL 2016: stunning elegance at Tour 2015

    Redazione
    20 Jul 2015 | 1:01 am
    Giant TCR Advanced SL 1 2016 - TCR Advanced SL 1 [photo credits: Giant] With the Tour de France hitting the mountains last week, we finally had the occasion to admire climbers bike. Among all of them, it has stood out the new Giant's 2016 TCR Advanced SL, piloted by Team Giant-Alpecin. For hillier stage, when weight and stiffness play a major role, Dangekolb and teammates prioritized aerodinamic efficiency and choose this most lightweight road racing bike in the Giant bikes line. The new TCR is lighter than its predecessor, slimming down frameset weight by 12% (181 grams) and allowing team…
  • Tour de France 2015: Lotto-Soudal’s Ridley Noah SL

    Redazione
    17 Jul 2015 | 11:56 am
    Ridley Noah SL Team Lotto-Soudal [photo credits: Ridley] Stage 13 of 2015 Tour de France has seen three breakaway riders, Wilco Kelderman (LottoNl-Jumbo), Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) and Cyril Guatier (Europcar), fighting until the very last meters; until sprinters from the peloton felt the gap and Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team) got the better of everybody. Among the three who led in the breakaway for most of the race, Tour organisers have given Thomas De Gendt the most aggressive rider of the day prize. De Gendt and his Lotto-Soudal teammates ride Ridley bicycles at Tour de France,…
  • Merida Scultura 9000 LTD: lightest bike at Tour 2015

    Redazione
    16 Jul 2015 | 9:30 am
    Merida Scultura 9000 LTD [photo credits: Merida] Tour de France reaches the halfway point and the number of riders forced to drop out the race increases day by day. Stage 11 has been the turn of Daniele Bennati (Tinkoff-Saxo), after crashing, and Rui Costa (Lampre-Merida), struggling with pain since last week for a crash as well. Lampre-Merida is the only Italian team at Tour de France and his leader Rui Costa has been ridden a Merida Scultura 9000 LTD, up to yesterday. Designed in Germany and being made by the world largest bicycle manufacturer, Merida Scultura 9000 LTD has been launched…
  • Specialized S-Works Tarmac for Astana at Tour 2015

    Redazione
    15 Jul 2015 | 5:44 am
    Specialized S-Works Tarmac Tour de France 2015 - Team Astana [photo credits: Specialized] After 10 days of racing, it is now clear that the Shark of Messina this year will not bite: it is likely that Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) will not replicate 2014 performance at Tour de France. Almost 5' behind maillot jaune Chris Froome (Sky) at the finish line in La Pierre-Saint-Martin, the Sicilian rider has disappointed Team Astana eminence grise, Alexandre Vinokourov, who has given Jakob Fuglsang the green light to take over the leadership role for Astana at the Tour de France. Nibali rides a customized…
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  • FIFA 16 Closed Beta Will Start on Aug. 13 for PS and XBOX User

    cadmin_0zz
    30 Jul 2015 | 12:00 am
      EA Sports are now sending random invitations to Xbox One and PS4 FIFA 15 players, to allow them to participate in FIFA 16 closed-beta scheduled to kick off on Aug. 13. In addition to the FIFA 16 Beta coming next month, reports of some big name clubs overall stats were leaked-including the likes of […]
  • FIFA 16 Will Update 14 Head Scans Real Madrid Players

    cadmin_0zz
    23 Jul 2015 | 12:08 am
    EA Sports has made a surprising announcement on social media confirming a three year partnership with Spanish giants, Real Madrid. The new partnership will include updated head scans of fourteen Real Madrid players in FIFA 16, including Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodríguez and Karim Benzema. Bellow you can watch Los Blancos scanning session including behind the […]
  • Female First Featured on FIFA 16 Cover

    cadmin_0zz
    21 Jul 2015 | 12:32 am
    This year will be the first year that EA Sports adds women soccer players to the FIFA-licensed title, and women’s soccer (or football) stars have shattered the gender barrier in sports and videogames by finally being allowed to grace the cover of EA’s massively-popular FIFA game. Three Portland Thorns’ players will be among the first […]
  • EA Shows More FIFA 16 Improvements in Defense, Midfield and Attack

    cadmin_0zz
    15 Jul 2015 | 6:51 pm
    EA Sports promises fifa 16 improvements across the entire pitch, ensuring a more balanced experience in defense, midfield and attack, and now EA shows more FIFA 16 improvements in new gameplay trailer. Defense FIFA 16 gives you the tools to stop your opponent with confidence. Move with greater freedom as a defender – rely on […]
  • Beautiful! FIFA 16 All Kinds of Cards Concept Design

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    12 Jul 2015 | 6:08 pm
    Well, although fifa 16 will release within few months, many players can’t wait. so super players already made all kinds of concept cards design, come on, let’s take a peek first! – See more at: http://www.fifa16mall.com/news/FIFA-16-Card-Concept-Design-16752
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  • FUT 16 Card Design Revealed

    cadmin_0zz
    30 Jul 2015 | 7:55 pm
    Shortly after the announcement of EA Sports and Real Madrid partnership in Melbourne, Los Blancos PR and former player, Emilio Butragueño was photographed signing a FUT 16 item of his legend card that you can see bellow: The shape is pretty similar to the current FUT 15 card but the background is different featuring a low poly design rather than the tech circles which we got used to in FUT 15. Community manager @Chuboi stated that the rares and in-forms will look a bit different and we will be able to see them ahead of Gamescom. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit…
  • FIFA 16 Closed Beta

    cadmin_0zz
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:02 pm
    EA Sports is presently sending out invites for FIFA 16 closed-beta test which is scheduled to kick off on Aug. 13, 2015. The invites are being sent out randomly on Xbox One and Playstation 4, though, we are also hearing from fans who received one for last-gen consoles – Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. Another thing to note here is that random people are being invited to random game modes which include Pro Clubs, Career Mode, and FIFA 16 Ultimate Team. Once you click ‘Register Now’, you will be redirected to FIFA 16 official website and will receive further information via e-mail associated…
  • All the Official FIFA 16 Covers

    cadmin_0zz
    26 Jul 2015 | 7:03 pm
    Are you looking for FIFA 16 Covers ? You can find them here, all the official FIFA 16 covers. FIFA 16 Brazilian Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and Oscar) FIFA 16 Canadian Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and Christine Sinclair) FIFA 16 US Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and Alex Morgan) FIFA 16 Poland Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and Ajax’s Arek Milik) FIFA 16 UK & Rep. Ireland Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson) Mexican FIFA 16 Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and C.D. Guadalajara’s Marco Fabián) French FIFA 16 Cover (featuring Leonel Messi and…
  • FIFA 16 Wishlist and Rumours: New Stadiums

    cadmin_0zz
    26 Jul 2015 | 6:33 pm
    There are many FIFA 16 rumours, but most of them are fake. We picked the most reliable rumours, added our perception and share our opinion with you about the most likely FIFA 16 stadiums. In the previous years, the most wanted stadiums were the Türk Telekom Arena, Estádio da Luz, Celtic Park and Maracanã. But none of them should be added in FIFA 16. It doesn’t mean that the new additions will not be exciting. Let’s see… King Abdullah Sports City Stadium Likelihood: Very High Country: Saudi Arabia Date: 1983 (renovated in 2014) Capacity: 62,000 seats Clubs: Al-Ittihad FC and…
  • FIFA 16 New Trailer and Screenshots, How Real Madrid Players Will Look Like

    cadmin_0zz
    21 Jul 2015 | 6:04 am
    EA has released a new trailer for “the beautiful game” called FIFA 16. The footage is brief and shows Real Madrid players and their authentic likeness. The big news here is that along with the trailer, EA announced via a press-release that Real Madrid is the official partner for FIFA 16. EA Sports Vice President of Marketing Jamie McKinlay stated: We’re honored to welcome Real Madrid as an official partner club and the opportunity to bring fans even closer to the team through unique experiences and authentic player likeness in the game. Real Madrid is one of the most popular…
 
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  • Colorado Spokesman Episode 1

    Spark Sports
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:15 pm
    As Spark Sports expands, more podcasts, videos, and highlights will be expanding into other social media networks. This is where I present our Youtube Channel. To start things off, listen to our Colorado Spokesman as they begin their first podcast, presented by Spark Sports. Join Aniello Piro and Trey Mitchell on their first experience! Leave a like and share if you enjoy! Your comments are always appreciated Hagop Margossian Founder of Spark Sports  
  • The Timeless Beauty of the World Cup

    Spark Sports
    30 Jul 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Soccer With the 2018 World Cup qualifiers going underway I would like to talk about the past, and travel back in time to 1930 when the Uruguayans hosted the first ever World Cup tournament. The tournament took place from July 13 to July 30 and the Uruguayans were chosen to host the World Cup as a celebration for the centennial of their first constitution. To some people the World Cup is nothing but a soccer tournament that happens every four years, but for the players who are on the pitch representing their country, it is what they live for. The sense of pride and happiness you get…
  • Mexico’s soccer coach fired for punching journalist

    Spark Sports
    29 Jul 2015 | 3:27 pm
    Soccer Mexico’s soccer head coach, Miguel Herrera,who lead his team to victory during the CONCAF cup was fired after allegations of punching a journalist in the Philadelphia International Airport. No details have been released as to why Herrera acted this way, but according to Decio de Maria, the President of the Mexican Football Federation, “Anyone who wants to use aggression and not the ideas and concepts based on freedom of expression cannot be a member of the Mexican Football Federation.” This decision is very dangerous for the Mexican Football Federation, as they fired the…
  • Jim Craig listed his 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for $5.7M

    Spark Sports
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:56 am
    NHL Jim Craig a.k.a ‘Miracle On Ice’ is in hopes of selling all of his 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for an asking price of $5.7 million. Craig is widely known for his performance during the Lake Placid Winter Games, being the ignition for their gold medal victory. As they were versing the heavily favored Soviet Union, ‘Miracle on Ice’ came to the rescue, stopping 36 out of 39 shots leading them to a 4-3 victory, which made some jaws drop. The US went on to win the gold medal, defeating Finland 4-2 in the final game. After his performance in the olympics, Craig went on to…
  • Patriots’ Tom Brady loses appeal

    Spark Sports
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:40 am
    NFL According to ESPN Sources, Patriots QB Tom Brady loses appeal, 4-game suspension having to do with the deflategate scandal stays. The ruling was upheld by commissioner Roger Goodell. If you haven’t heard the news, Tom Brady has been dealing with the issue of the Deflategate scandal, where he was charged with the use of footballs that contained less air than the standard. According to the  Ted Wells’ investigation, Patriots personnel in the locker room supposedly deliberately deflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game and that Brady was “at least generally…
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  • Steelers Preview: Will Offense or Defense Prevail?

    Nicholas Hulse
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:52 am
    The Steelers benefited from two decisions the NFL office handed down on Tuesday.  Star running back Le’Veon Bell’s three game suspension was reduced to two games, and Tom Brady’s suspension stemming from “deflategate” was upheld.  The Steelers are slated to begin the season against New England and now they know they will not have to face Brady. Long gone are the days of the Steel Curtain, when defense was the story in Pittsburgh.  This season, the success of the Steelers will hinge on how well the offense plays.  Luckily, the Steelers offense is primed for a huge season.
  • Bengals Preview: Is Andy Dalton Good Enough?

    Nicholas Hulse
    1 Aug 2015 | 4:31 am
    Like the Ravens, the Bengals finished last year with a 10-6 record and earned a wild card spot in the playoffs.  A question that has surrounded the Bengals the past few seasons, and will in the future, is whether or not Andy Dalton can be the long term franchise quarterback. Entering his sixth season in the league, Dalton has put up very impressive numbers during his time in Cincinnati, but his performances during the playoffs have been lackluster.  The Bengals are hoping that Dalton can again have a successful regular season and shake off his playoff woes this year. The Bengals’ owner…
  • Diver Maddison Keeney Scores a 0.0 on Her Dive

    Stephen Fry
    31 Jul 2015 | 3:58 pm
    Australian diver Maddison Keeney scored an elusive 0.0 dive at the World Aquatic Championships. Keeney was supposed to do a attempt a dive with a difficulty of 3.2, including two flips and a twist.  What followed was a disastrous flop into the pool. As soon as she jumps off of the diving board, you can hear the announcers screech “Eeeeeeh!”  Her coaches face also shows just how bad the dive was. The post Diver Maddison Keeney Scores a 0.0 on Her Dive appeared first on The Three Four.
  • Russell Wilson Signs 4-Year Extension

    Stephen Fry
    31 Jul 2015 | 8:16 am
    Seattle’s favorite son, Russell Wilson, has agreed to a 4-Year contract extension with the Seahawks.  The extension is worth $87.6 million, and it finally ends the summer long speculation about Wilson’s next move.  Wilson himself confirmed the news via his personal Twitter account. Blessed to be w/ this organization for 4 more years! Can’t wait to get on field w/ the fellas! @Seahawks #ChampionshipMindset #GoHawks — Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) July 31, 2015 With the extension, Wilson is set to make an average of  $21.9  million per year, making him the second…
  • Sampdoria Owner Gets Humiliated

    Aleksandar Cubrilo
    31 Jul 2015 | 3:51 am
    Last week, it was announced that Italian club Sampdoria was to play Vojvodina, a small Serbian club, in the next round of Europa League Qualifying.  Controversial Sampdoria owner, Massimo Ferrero, was elated with the news as Vojvodina was seen as one of the easier teams left. Ferrero, confident as always, stated this to the press (translated to English)” “God sent us Vojvodina so we could beat them 4-0″ Unfortunately for the Italian and his team, Vojvodina went on to beat Sampdoria 4-0, ironically enough.  There is still a second leg to be played on August 6th, but it…
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  • Oakland Designates Eric O’Flaherty for Assignment

    Fueled by Sports
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:12 pm
    View image | gettyimages.com The Oakland Athletics announced on Friday that they've designated reliever Eric O'Flaherty for assignment.  Recently acquired pitcher Aaron Brooks will take his place on the active roster. #Athletics recall RHP Aaron Brooks from Nashville; designate LHP Eric O’Flaherty for assignment — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) August 1, 2015 O'Flaherty was once one of the most promising left-handed relievers in the game, but has struggled to get on track this season.  The 30-year-old has posted a 5.91 ERA in 21 1/3 innings and this has by far been the worst season…
  • The ACC has the Best Group of Quarterbacks in 2015

    Bryan Armiento
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:48 pm
    View image | gettyimages.com The ACC has taken a beating nationally in the past decade on the field and in the press due to their lack of signature wins in rivalry games and marquee out of conference matchups. This started to change in 2014 as the league was 7-6 in top 50 head to head out of conference matchups. The conference was also 4-0 in the thanksgiving weekend games that saw wins by Florida State, Clemson, Georgia Tech and Louisville over their in state rivals from the SEC. One of the main factors in the improvement of the conference has been the play at the quarterback position. It…
  • Clayton Kershaw Extends Scoreless Streak to 37 Innings

    Nathan Green
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:45 pm
    View image | gettyimages.com Clayton Kershaw was fantastic yet again on Saturday.  The 27-year-old southpaw threw eight scoreless innings for the Dodgers, allowing only two hits and walking one.  He now has a scoreless inning streak of 37.  He's still 22 innings short of Orel Hershiser record of 59 innings, but if any pitcher could break that record now days it would be Kershaw. His ERA also went down from 2.51 to 2.37.  Kershaw has been great since the All-Star Break and nobody can say that he's having a down season now. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the…
  • Wade Davis gives up his first home run since 2013

    Nathan Green
    1 Aug 2015 | 3:29 pm
    View image | gettyimages.com Kansas City Royals pitcher Wade Davis has been one of the most dominant relievers in the game the past two seasons, he's been so good that he hasn't given up a home run since August 24, 2013. That streak came to an end today when Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista slugged an eighth inning home run off the righty. Davis had gone 123 appearances and 125 2/3 innings without giving up a big fly. He left the 0-2 fastball over the middle of the plate and Bautista extended on it, hitting his second homer of the game. Your browser does not support iframes. The post Wade…
  • Today is the First Time in MLB History that Two Reigning MVPs will Face Each Other

    Nathan Green
    1 Aug 2015 | 1:31 pm
    View image | gettyimages.com Today will mark the first time in MLB history that two reigning MVPs will square off when Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw squares off with Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout. Kershaw will face Trout for the first time this afternoon.  In the first at-bat the southpaw struck out Trout on a nasty curveball. Trout also lined out to right field in the seventh and grounded into a force play in the fourth.  So it looks like Kershaw one the first battle between the two superstars. The post Today is the First Time in MLB History that Two Reigning MVPs…
 
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  • PSG beat Lyon 2-0 to clinch third consecutive French Super Cup title (Photos)

    <a href=http://www.SportsBlog.com/profile/ArthurJayniesta>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    1 Aug 2015 | 8:26 pm
    Defender Serge Aurier and Striker Edison Cavani scored as French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Lyon 2-0 to clinch their third straight French Super Cup on Saturday 1st August 2015 in Montreal, Canada. Aurier scores and celebrates opener Cavani celebrates goal PSG claimed a domestic treble last season by winning the French league, League Cup, and French Cup. Lyon have won the Trophee des Champions a record eight times, but Saturday's performance showed how much work is needed to catch French football's best side at present.
  • BREAKING: Guardiola's Bayern looses Bundesliga Super Cup to Wolfsburg

    <a href=http://www.SportsBlog.com/profile/ArthurJayniesta>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:38 pm
    Wolfsburg celebrates Arsenal former player Nicklas Bendtner was the hero of the night as Wolfsburg defeated Bayern Munich 5-4 on penalties after 1-1 draw in full time to win the German Supercup at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, Wolfsburg, Germany. 27-year-old Danish International footballer, Bendtner - who has struggled to establish himself with the DFB-Pokal holders - made his case for a starting berth with a well-taken equalizer followed by the crucial spot-kick amid a dramatic finale as Wolfsburg got the better of Pep Guardiola's men. Dutch striker Arjen Robben who has not played in a competitive match…
  • Former WWE Superstar “Rowdy” Roddy Piper dies at 61 (Photos)

    <a href=http://www.SportsBlog.com/profile/ArthurJayniesta>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    1 Aug 2015 | 7:16 am
    Roddy, one of my favourite free-style wrestler back then, is dead Piper, after retirement Ex-WWE superstar, Roddy Piper popularly known as “Rowdy” Roddy Piper is dead as he left behind his wife Kitty and four kids. Three daughters and son, Colton. The 61-year-old Canadian professional wrestler was found dead on Friday at his Hollywood home after results confirmed he died of cardiac (heart) arrest on Thursday night, 30th July, 2015. Piper who was also a film actor and podcast host, was admitted to the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005 and was widely known as one of the most passionate, talented…
  • PHOTOS: Benzema's new girlfriend attacks America Popstar Rihanna

    <a href=http://www.SportsBlog.com/profile/ArthurJayniesta>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    1 Aug 2015 | 6:32 am
    Benzeama kissing his new girlfriend Analicia Analicia Chaves, and Benzema Bikini model Analicia Chaves, who is now the new girlfriend of France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has lashes out at America singer Rihanna after accusing her as trying to woo her man, calling her 'the other woman'. Rihanna and Karim Benzema go on a second date in LA Chaves who is an ex girlfriend of Belgium international Axel Witsel has now revealed that she has been dating Benzema for a year.
  • Caique Silva of Jesus: Clubs and scouts should look out for this talented player (VIDEO)

    <a href=http://www.SportsBlog.com/profile/ArthurJayniesta>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    1 Aug 2015 | 5:51 am
    Name: Caique Silva of JesusSports Name: CaiquePosition: Defender / Left Side Dominant Foot: LeftBorn: 23/01/1994 Araraquara - SP, Brazil Contact or Call his agent at : Samson Asaolu  Email: samsonasaolu636@yahoo.com. Phone: +2348182748630Johnson : +2348030538210ABILITIES:Good pitching, you know quit playing both the left and the right side of the field. Strong marking, great technique, great reading game, great impulse to both defend and to attack, disarm great, great air game in defense and attack, excellent touch on the ball.CLUBS Previously played for:2008 Américo Esporte Clube - SP…
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  • Ronda Rousey Knocks Out Bethe Correia In 34 Seconds

    Fernando Quiles Jr.
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:32 pm
    The main event for UFC 190 certainly didn’t lack intensity and hype heading into the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-0) put her title on the line against Bethe Correia (9-1) on Aug. 1, 2015. From suicide remarks, to an apology, to the challenger being “disingenuous,” “Rowdy” and “Pitbull” had some beef to settle. By the end of the night, it was Rousey who kept her undefeated record and title intact. And she only needed 34 seconds to do it. They traded…
  • Mauricio Rua Survives Early Scare To Outpoint ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira

    Fernando Quiles Jr.
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:18 pm
    Two longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) 205-pound stalwarts competed in the co-main event of UFC 190. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua (23-10) fought Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-7) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Shogun” was knocked out by fellow MMA legend Dan Henderson and Ovince St. Preux in his last two bouts. “Minotouro” also suffered a knockout loss when Anthony Johnson starched him in under a minute. Both men hoped to turn their recent misfortunes around at the HSBC Arena. “Shogun” threw a body kick…
  • The Diaz Brothers And Khabib Nurmagomedov Engage In Heated Brawl At WSOF 22

    Mike Henken
    1 Aug 2015 | 10:07 pm
    The Diaz Brothers are no strangers to trash talk, bad blood, and confrontation as they are two of the most outspoken fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA) history. Lately, it seems as if younger brother Nate has found himself in the midst of a trash talk, and twitter war with top lightweight Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov. Diaz has not competed since he was absolutely destroyed by now champion Rafael dos Anjos last December, and Nurmagomedov has been out since April 2014 with various knee injuries, but that hasn’t stopped the two from bashing each other, and it seems as if their war has…
  • Dan Henderson Claims He Has A Rematch Scheduled, Says Fedor Signed With Bellator

    Mike Henken
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:48 pm
    Dan “Hendo” Henderson recently got back in the win column with a super impressive knockout victory over Tim Boetsch. Henderson got the job done in less than one minute, and it seems as if the ageing former Pride and Strikeforce champion still has some gas left in the tank. So what’s next for the former Olympian? Well, Henderson has been quite active on twitter tonight, teasing fans about his next fight. He started off by claiming that he had his next fight scheduled, and that it would probably be announced at tonight’s (August 1, 2015) UFC 190 from Brazil. However, he didn’t stop…
  • Glaico Franca Chokes Out Fernando Bruno To Win TUF: Brazil 4 Lightweight Tournament

    Fernando Quiles Jr.
    1 Aug 2015 | 9:47 pm
    The lightweight tournament final for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): Brazil 4 was held at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fighting to be declared the lightweight TUF: Brazil 4 champion were Fernando Bruno (15-3) and Glaico Franca (13-3). They traded leg kicks to get round one started. Bruno connected with a right hand upstairs. Franca was able to land a knee to the body. The two scrambled on the ground and Bruno ducked under and went for a single leg takedown. He was able to get Franca on the ground, but not for long. Franca reversed the position and was able to take Bruno down. Franca…
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