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  • Christian Ponder is starting to embrace his role as a backup quarterback

    No Guts, No Glory
    J Will
    27 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    Oakland Raiders QB Christian Ponder has been through a lot since he arrived in the NFL. His time with the Minnesota Vikings was painful and forgettable as he never had a steady line to protect him. The Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater last year which meant that Ponder’s time there was over.Now he is with the Raiders and finds himself in the same position he was in last year. Derek Carr, who was drafted by the Raiders last year is the unquestioned starter coming into the 2015 season. Ponder knows this and is now starting to embrace his role as a backup quarterback.   “My job, I…
  • French Open 2015: Bouchard and Dimitrov crash out in round 1

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    Alexandra Kyrke-Smith
    26 May 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Whilst most of the top players progressed untroubled, Eugenie Bouchard and Grigor Dimitrov were the day’s big casualties at Roland Garros as the first round drew to a close on Tuesday.
  • News and Notes: Modern Prisons and Their Predecessors

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    Viviana Shafrin
    27 May 2015 | 8:25 am
    The United States has the most prisons in the world in order to house the highest number of incarcerated people in the world. 707 per every 100,000 people can be found in a prison. Out of every 100 citizens, 3 work in the justice system. 1 in 9 State employees works in corrections. How this The post News and Notes: Modern Prisons and Their Predecessors appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • Pre Fight Podcast Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao

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    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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  • BREAKING: UEFA calls for postponement of FIFA presidential election & may boycott congress.May 2

    Barry Petchesky
    27 May 2015 | 10:34 am
    BREAKING: UEFA calls for postponement of FIFA presidential election & may boycott congress. May 27, 2015 Read more...
  • Three Good Dogs At The Reds Game

    Samer Kalaf
    27 May 2015 | 9:55 am
    The Reds held their Bark at the Park event for Tuesday’s game. A bunch of dogs showed up. Let’s highlight three good dogs.Read more...
  • The Sharks will reportedly hire Peter DeBoer, which appears to clear the way for Dan Bylsma to the S

    Barry Petchesky
    27 May 2015 | 9:48 am
    The Sharks will reportedly hire Peter DeBoer, which appears to clear the way for Dan Bylsma to the Sabres.Read more...
  • How To Buy In Bulk

    Pete Keeley on Adequate Man, shared by Rob Harvilla to Deadspin
    27 May 2015 | 9:16 am
    When my wife and I moved from a 600-square-foot apartment into our 1,000-square-foot house (with garage!), I was particularly excited about a few things: 1) having my very own washer and dryer, and being able to leave shit in them as long as I damn well pleased; 2) being able to more easily justify power-tool purchases; and 3) Costco. Read more...
  • Today's Best Deals: Blenders, The Bluetooth Speaker You Want, More

    Shane Roberts, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shane Roberts, Commerce Team to Deadspin
    27 May 2015 | 8:45 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...
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 12

    27 May 2015 | 12:26 pm
    Carl Edwards took the win at Charlotte, gambling on fuel mileage to win for the first time as a Joe Gibbs Racing driver. Jimmie Johnson spun and found trouble, while Kevin Harvick finished ninth and maintained the points lead, says SC's Jeffrey Boswell.
  • Best QBs in History: 49-101

    26 May 2015 | 10:25 am
    This is the second installment in a series by SC's Brad Oremland, naming the greatest quarterbacks in the history of pro football. In this article, we look at Nos. 49-101 on the list, with profiles on seven players, including Phil Simms and Vinny Testaverde.
  • NBA Draft: Decisions, Decisions

    25 May 2015 | 2:54 pm
    The NBA draft order is set. But that's just a preliminary answer to all the questions that will be answered in late June. SC's Jonathan Lowe offers up the "top of mind" inquiries he's looking to have resolved.
  • Does Choking Truly Exist in the NHL?

    21 May 2015 | 2:07 pm
    Are the Washington Capitals chokers? What about the San Jose Sharks? Or did they wind up losing close series to good teams? SC's Mike Chen takes a look at what choking truly means in the NHL.
  • Best QBs in History: Pre-Modern Era

    19 May 2015 | 11:24 am
    This is the first installment in a series by SC's Brad Oremland, naming the greatest quarterbacks in the history of professional football. In this article, we look at QBs from the NFL's early years, including Sammy Baugh, Dutch Clark, and Sid Luckman.
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    Yahoo Sports - Top News

  • Last year's runner-up Halep exits French Open (Yahoo Sports)

    27 May 2015 | 9:47 am
    Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year's runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday. The third-seeded Halep, who reached her first major final at Roland Garros in 2014, struggled from the start on Court Suzanne Lenglen and was overpowered in the second set, slumping to her second straight defeat against her 70th-ranked opponent. The Croatian had also beaten Halep at the U.S Open last year.
  • IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe released from hospital (Yahoo Sports)

    27 May 2015 | 9:36 am
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was released from the hospital Wednesday, nine days after his wreck during Indianapolis 500 practice left him with a life-threatening leg injury.
  • Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed (Yahoo Sports)

    27 May 2015 | 9:13 am
    Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of ''rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted'' corruption. FIFA, meanwhile, said Friday's presidential election would go ahead as planned with Sepp Blatter going for a fifth term. Blatter was not named in either investigation.
  • Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media (Yahoo Sports)

    27 May 2015 | 6:11 am
    PARIS (AP) -- Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open.
  • LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks (Yahoo Sports)

    26 May 2015 | 9:59 pm
    LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago. James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving provided a boost after missing two games and Cleveland reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title. By sweeping the top-seeded Hawks, the Cavs, who overcame adversity from the season's start, earned their second trip to the finals, where they will face either Golden State or Houston starting June 4.
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    MLB News Index

  • Today's starting lineups: May 27

    27 May 2015 | 10:17 am
    Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
  • Explaining four incredibly fluky player stats

    Michael Clair
    27 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    Nearly two months of the baseball season have been completed, and those early-season hot streaks have been sloughed off and the small-sample-size flukes have regressed back to the swamp of previously established career norms. But there are still quite a few statistical oddities popping up in the statlines of established Major Leaguers. Is there any reason why we should expect them to continue?
  • Rodriguez to make big league debut Thursday

    Ian Browne
    27 May 2015 | 9:54 am
    Highly touted lefty prospect Eduardo Rodriguez will make his Major League debut for the Red Sox when he starts on Thursday night at Texas.
  • Rios could return to Royals on Friday

    Jeffrey Flanagan
    27 May 2015 | 9:49 am
    Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday that Alex Rios, on a rehab assignment at Triple-A Omaha, will be re-evaluated on Thursday and could rejoin the team on Friday in Chicago for the series opener against the Cubs.
  • Santana back in lineup; Salazar should make next start

    Jordan Bastian
    27 May 2015 | 9:35 am
    One day after they each dealt with injury issues, first baseman Carlos Santana and starter Danny Salazar were on the mend for the Indians.
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  • New York Jets not handing Geno Smith starting QB job

    Patra, Kevin
    27 May 2015 | 9:56 am
    Geno Smith is in the pole position for the New York Jets starting quarterback job, but coach Todd Bowles said come training camp there will be an open competition for the job.
  • Rolando McClain missing OTAs after knee scope

    Sessler, Marc
    27 May 2015 | 9:21 am
    Cowboys coach Jason Garrett announced Wednesday that linebacker Rolando McClain is not participating in this week's OTAs after undergoing a recent knee scope.
  • Report: Redskins release Tracy Porter, Chris Chester

    Patra, Kevin
    27 May 2015 | 9:18 am
    The Washington Redskins reportedly released cornerback Tracy Porter and guard Chris Chester. Porter, the former Super Bowl hero with the Saints, played in just three games in Washington.
  • Falcons' Freeman doesn't plan on being a backup

    Sessler, Marc
    27 May 2015 | 8:53 am
    Falcons running back Devonta Freeman took first-team reps during Tuesday's OTAs and doesn't plan to give up his starting spot to rookie Tevin Coleman.
  • Zach Brown: Marcus Mariota 'faster than I thought'

    Sessler, Marc
    27 May 2015 | 7:26 am
    It didn't take long for Marcus Mariota to make an impression on his Tennessee teammates. Said Titans linebacker Zach Brown: "He didn't win the Heisman for nothing."
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    The Big Lead

  • Kevin Love is Going to Look Around, Keep an Eye on Houston

    Jason McIntyre
    27 May 2015 | 11:30 am
    The Jason McIntyre Show airs Sunday on Yahoo Sports Radio (and Sirius channel 92) from 11 am-2 pm. You can click-to-listen to the show here; if you’d like to subscribe and listen on iTunes, click here. The show even has a Facebook page and a Twitter account!  Lots of love for Stephen Curry. Lots of lambasting the media for chiding Curry after he brought his daughter to a postgame press conference. We talked about the end of Mad Men, the end of The Following, and summer movies. * Doug Gottlieb of CBS Sports joined the show to talk about Stephen Curry now vs. the NBA 20-30 years ago, and…
  • Chris Connelly Replaces Bill Simmons as Grantland's Interim Editor-in-Chief

    Stephen Douglas
    27 May 2015 | 10:59 am
    Excited to be joining @grantland33 as interim editor-in-chief. Hoping to continue the great work of Bill Simmons and this superb staff. — Chris Connelly (@ChrisConnelly) May 27, 2015 Chris Connelly is the new Editor-in-Chief and Grantland, replacing Bill Simmons. This move should be met with a chorus of “OK, sure. I guess that makes sense.” Connelly has previously appeared on Grantland as a semi-frequent podcast guest and has been with ESPN and ABC in various capacities for more than a decade. With lots of experience at MTV and Rolling Stone, he’ll bring the pop…
  • Mountain Lion Invades Arizona Golf Course, Plays with Flag

    Michael Shamburger
    27 May 2015 | 10:40 am
    Remember that wonderful bear that couldn’t keep his paws off of a flag stick at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia? If not, the video is above. Well, it appears that just like bears, mountain lions are also curious of flag sticks. This little guy below showed up at the Desert Mountain Golf Course in Scottsdale, Arizona on the 18th hole. It seems that animals just can’t help themselves and love golf. This mountain lion joins not only the bear, but baboons, kangaroos, hornets, sharks, a fox, and alligators as golf course invaders. [HT GNN]
  • Atlanta Hawks: Successful Season or Exposed as Frauds?

    Jason McIntyre
    27 May 2015 | 10:10 am
    The Atlanta Hawks entered the 2014-2015 season with modest expectations – they’d be a playoff team again, probably win about 45 games, maybe win a playoff series after pushing the Pacers to seven in the first round last year – and so by that measure, winning 60 games and reaching the Eastern Conference Finals means Atlanta just had its best season since 1994. Success! But are you basing the season on vastly exceeding regular season expectations? Or on postseason success, where Atlanta … was just OK? The Hawks struggled with Brooklyn, then barely got by Washington, and…
  • Tennis Player Nick Kyrgios Says that He Does NOT Abstain from Intercourse Before Matches

    Ryan Glasspiegel
    27 May 2015 | 9:45 am
    Nick Kyrgios, who is ranked 30th in the world by the ATP, did an interview with GQ Australia. As documented by the Herald Sun, Kyrgios does not subscribe to the common notion in sports that one must abstain from sex before games or matches. “I don’t abide by that at all,” he said. (In 2011, Andy Murray made a similar pronouncement.) In the interview, Kyrgios also said that some of the best players on the tour “have a lot of girls,” but that word can travel around quickly, and, consequently, he doesn’t “mess with any tennis chicks.”
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  • Chargers | Philip Rivers wants to retire a Bolt

    27 May 2015 | 8:58 am
    San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers said Tuesday, May 26, it would be 'awesome' to stay in San Diego but added there is nothing new on the contract extension front. Rivers said he has no expectations as to when a deal could be finalized.
  • Titans | Marcus Mariota impresses with speed

    27 May 2015 | 8:45 am
    Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota has impressed teammates with his speed in their opening day of organized team activities Tuesday, May 26. Titans LB Zach Brown, who is known for his speed, was particularly impressed. 'One time he took off - I was guarding Delanie (Walker) - and I turned around and I was like, 'Where is he?' He is fast. He impressed me. He is still a rookie and he has to learn, but he is a cool guy. I haven't seen him get frustrated yet,' Brown said.
  • Dolphins | Ryan Tannehill likes WR corps

    27 May 2015 | 8:25 am
    Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill praised his largely rebuilt wide receivers corps Tuesday, May 26, saying this is the most athletic group he has worked with in the NFL. He also praised them for being natural hands-catchers.
  • Redskins | Alfred Morris the guy, likes the offense

    27 May 2015 | 8:15 am
    Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris has been declared the feature back by Redskins head coach Jay Gruden. Washington added third-round draft pick RB Matt Jones, which fueled speculation about Morris' job security. Gruden said Jones adds depth and that it is important to have several capable running backs.
  • Patriots | Dane Fletcher returns

    26 May 2015 | 11:29 pm
    Free-agent LB Dane Fletcher (Buccaneers) has returned to the New England Patriots on a one-year contract. Footballguys View: The Patriots get more linebacker depth here after signing Brandon Spikes last week. Fletcher was mostly a special teams contributor when he was with the Patriots earlier in his career, but last year he started four games at inside linebacker for the Bucs.
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    27 May 2015 | 9:21 am
    A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE GREATEST THREAT WE FACE AS A SOCIETY TODAY Geopolitical analysts often debate the greatest existential threats to our society. The Chinese economy eclipsing our own. A resurgent, emboldened Russia. Global warming. The rise of ISIS. A more insidious threat lurks among us, however, one that could threaten our very existence. "Oh, come now, you're being ridiculous!" you might say. "Ohio's been a part of the United States for over 200 years, how could it possibly be a threat to us?" Sure, Ohio has historically contributed some of our greatest Americans... We cannot…

    Ryan Nanni
    27 May 2015 | 7:32 am
    THE NFL HSBC FIFA BOWL PRESENTED BY DR. OZ! You may be aware that FIFA woke up this morning to find the cops at the door, though they at least got a chance to put some pants on and grab a Chewy bar before they went down to the station. It is a challenging time for soccer's ruling elite, and you can understand if they choose to lay low and hope they don't get caught in the crosshairs. OR! FIFA could embrace its bad-boy image right now and double down on the corruption opportunities by sponsoring a college football bowl. Imagine the country club graft of the Fiesta Bowl organizers combined…

    Ryan Nanni
    26 May 2015 | 10:34 am
    LANE KIFFIN WAS NOT FIRED AFTER THIS GAME, AND YOU TRY EXPLAINING WHY THAT IS Have you ever said or written a word so many times consecutively that it stops making sense altogether? Where the letters start blurring into nonsense and just speaking the word seems foreign and uncomfortable, even though this word was so recently full of concrete meaning? If you haven't, I'm sorry for what we're about to put you through. USC fired Lane Kiffin on September 30, 2013, after a 21 point loss to Arizona State on the road. Washington State played USC every season from 2003 to 2010, and they lost all…

    Spencer Hall
    26 May 2015 | 6:56 am
    ONE EASY WAY TO MAKE FOOTBALL SAFER So by and large no one has any suggestions on how to clean football up and prevent the plague of head injuries that may be the death of the sport as we know it, but the answer seems pretty simple if you watch this. It's a solution anyone who's played Halo online knows and knows well: Just turn gravity down, and let the players do the rest. That F will get a lot smaller if you take the M and the A in the equation and reduce them, and what better way to reduce them than to turn Mother Gravity down to a manageable, pleasant level. Don't ask how. Marco Wilson…

    Peter Berkes
    22 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    PICK A WINNER HERE AND BILLY SIMS WILL FOLLOW YOU AROUND FOR A YEAR AND SHOUT. There's plenty of evidence to show that gambling on the Heisman Trophy is a graphically stupid thing to do. Some people may find it distasteful to place monetary wagers on amateur scholar-athlete-warrior-poets who play exclusively for the love of the game. Some people may just not like gambling for any variety of perfectly valid reason. Me? I avoid gambling not because I don't like it. OH NO NO, I do. I just know that I like it a bit too much, and would like to make sure I can afford my bills every month…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • A Star Trek Fan Turned His Company’s Headquarters Into The Enterprise

    27 May 2015 | 10:50 am
    Getty Image You probably know NetDragon Websoft best for games like Heroes of Might and Magic Online. Developing these games has been very profitable for the Chinese company, so much so, in fact, that Liu Dejian, the owner of the company and a huge Star Trek fan, decided to… indulge himself when building the company’s new headquarters. Believe it or not, this is an officially licensed building: Dejian approached CBS, which owns the rights, directly. This apparently cost $100 million to put together, although we assume that was more for the dilithium research than the actual…
  • Relive The Best Memes On The One-Year Anniversary Of 50 Cent’s Horrible First Pitch

    27 May 2015 | 10:40 am
    Your browser does not support iframes. One year ago today, 50 Cent threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Mets game. His pitch, which was just a bit outside, brought us a level of joy that we didn’t know was possible from him, or from the Mets. In the cold world of the internet, it’s important to remember that everyone (even Fitty himself) can join together in happiness once in a while. We’re celebrating 50 Cent, but we’re also celebrating each other, and the myriad, creative ways we can share our happiness with others. So, let’s celebrate the…
  • Kaitlin Olson And Lake Bell Will Star In An Animated Buddy Comedy For FX

    Josh Kurp
    27 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    FX By now, it’s all but expected that someone from one FX(X) show will appear on another FX(X) show. Whether it’s Boyd Crowder on Sons of Anarchy or Philip Jennings on Archer, the channel has a lot in common with the Lannisters, and it’s about to get even more incestous. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘s Kaitlin Olson and Lake Bell, of Children’s Hospital fame, will star in FX’s Cassius & Clay, an animated buddy comedy from Community and Modern Family writer (and Uproxx friend) Megan Ganz and Archer creator Adam Reed. Described as an animated…
  • Don’t Let The Twang Fool You: Natural Child Are Still Punks. Just Ask Their Fans.

    27 May 2015 | 10:20 am
    A typical live show in New York is so different from everywhere else. No matter how gross, dripping with beer residue or smoky and dingy the venue is, guys roll up their $120 baby blue chino pants, and sweat perspires slightly from the quilts of multi-thousand dollar Chanel purses. The story looked the same on a recent Saturday night, as Nashville rockers Natural Child took the stage to a sold-out crowd at Brooklyn’s popular Baby’s All Right venue. But what occurred was something wholly unexpected… a balls-out rock show from a band that’s evolved to country twang,…
  • Ronda Rousey All But Spelled Out That She And Dana White Are Setting Up A Surprise WWE Return

    Nathan Birch
    27 May 2015 | 10:15 am
    Getty Image Ever since Ronda Rousey made her dramatic pro wrestling debut alongside The Rock at WrestleMania 31, the world has been pestering the poor woman about whether she’ll return to WWE. Unfortunately, Dana White publicly put the kibosh on her returning while under UFC contract, so Ronda’s been put in the awkward position of having to shrug and say, “Well, maybe possibly definitely someday!” over and over again. Well, it seems as if Ronda may have finally snapped when asked the question again at a recent Q&A hosted by the Wall Street Journal. Rather than give her…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • A Star Trek Fan Turned His Company’s Headquarters Into The Enterprise

    27 May 2015 | 10:50 am
    Getty Image You probably know NetDragon Websoft best for games like Heroes of Might and Magic Online. Developing these games has been very profitable for the Chinese company, so much so, in fact, that Liu Dejian, the owner of the company and a huge Star Trek fan, decided to… indulge himself when building the company’s new headquarters. Believe it or not, this is an officially licensed building: Dejian approached CBS, which owns the rights, directly. This apparently cost $100 million to put together, although we assume that was more for the dilithium research than the actual…
  • Relive The Best Memes On The One-Year Anniversary Of 50 Cent’s Horrible First Pitch

    27 May 2015 | 10:40 am
    Your browser does not support iframes. One year ago today, 50 Cent threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Mets game. His pitch, which was just a bit outside, brought us a level of joy that we didn’t know was possible from him, or from the Mets. In the cold world of the internet, it’s important to remember that everyone (even Fitty himself) can join together in happiness once in a while. We’re celebrating 50 Cent, but we’re also celebrating each other, and the myriad, creative ways we can share our happiness with others. So, let’s celebrate the…
  • Kaitlin Olson And Lake Bell Will Star In An Animated Buddy Comedy For FX

    Josh Kurp
    27 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    FX By now, it’s all but expected that someone from one FX(X) show will appear on another FX(X) show. Whether it’s Boyd Crowder on Sons of Anarchy or Philip Jennings on Archer, the channel has a lot in common with the Lannisters, and it’s about to get even more incestous. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘s Kaitlin Olson and Lake Bell, of Children’s Hospital fame, will star in FX’s Cassius & Clay, an animated buddy comedy from Community and Modern Family writer (and Uproxx friend) Megan Ganz and Archer creator Adam Reed. Described as an animated…
  • Don’t Let The Twang Fool You: Natural Child Are Still Punks. Just Ask Their Fans.

    27 May 2015 | 10:20 am
    A typical live show in New York is so different from everywhere else. No matter how gross, dripping with beer residue or smoky and dingy the venue is, guys roll up their $120 baby blue chino pants, and sweat perspires slightly from the quilts of multi-thousand dollar Chanel purses. The story looked the same on a recent Saturday night, as Nashville rockers Natural Child took the stage to a sold-out crowd at Brooklyn’s popular Baby’s All Right venue. But what occurred was something wholly unexpected… a balls-out rock show from a band that’s evolved to country twang,…
  • Ronda Rousey All But Spelled Out That She And Dana White Are Setting Up A Surprise WWE Return

    Nathan Birch
    27 May 2015 | 10:15 am
    Getty Image Ever since Ronda Rousey made her dramatic pro wrestling debut alongside The Rock at WrestleMania 31, the world has been pestering the poor woman about whether she’ll return to WWE. Unfortunately, Dana White publicly put the kibosh on her returning while under UFC contract, so Ronda’s been put in the awkward position of having to shrug and say, “Well, maybe possibly definitely someday!” over and over again. Well, it seems as if Ronda may have finally snapped when asked the question again at a recent Q&A hosted by the Wall Street Journal. Rather than give her…
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    Bleacher Report - Front Page

  • Pretender or Contender: Which Teams Have a Legit Chance to Win the Pac-12 Title?

    27 May 2015 | 10:14 am
    The Pac-12 is filled with top-tier teams. The competition for the crown of one of the nation's toughest conferences this year will be incredibly close.  Bleacher Report College Football Analysts Michael Felder and Adam Kramer debate who are the contenders and who are the pretenders in the Pac-12. Who will win the Pac-12 this season? Check out the video and let us know!
  • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Pitcher Studs and Duds for May 27

    27 May 2015 | 10:03 am
    Those late to assembling a daily MLB lineup for Wednesday will find several high-quality starting pitchers waiting in the evening slate. Anyone encumbered by work or school can still enter a late DraftKings contest consisting of four matchups. That means gamers must pick two of eight hurlers. Don't panic; all but one are above-average arms. A few projected popular picks don't have the peripherals to match their early success. With everyone else on board, players must decide whether to ride the good fortune or move in another direction.   Studs Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals ($11,100)…
  • NBA Mock Draft 2015: Projections and Predictions for Top Sharpshooters

    27 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    One of the dominant narratives surrounding the Golden State Warriors has been the perception—no matter how ridiculous it is—that a jump-shooting team can't win the NBA title. But this isn't your parent's NBA. This is a league in which the four teams in the conference finals each finished in the top five in three-point field goals made in the regular season and in which good shooting matters more than having a dominant big man. So as the draft approaches, it only makes sense for teams to target talented shooters to try and catch up to the elite teams in the NBA. What better way to…
  • Al Hilal Unveil Incredible Mortal Kombat-Themed Tifo in Asian Champions Legue

    27 May 2015 | 9:48 am
    Al Hilal embraced a timeless arcade game to create one of the better tifos in recent memory. During the Saudi Arabian side's Asian Champions League match against Persepolis at King Fahd International Stadium, the home support unveiled a Mortal Kombat-themed tifo with Sub Zero then "finish 'em." The home side duly heeded the tifo's plea, as they disposed of the Persian club 3-0 and knocked them out 3-1 on aggregate. [HITCtopcorner]
  • Top Schools for Each Uncommitted 2016 5-Star Defensive Recruit

    27 May 2015 | 9:37 am
    Last week, 5-star defensive tackle Ed Oliver sent shock waves through the recruiting world by announcing his commitment to his hometown Houston Cougars.  Oliver's pledge to Houston leaves only 13 high school defensive recruits with a 5-star rating from 247Sports' composite rankings without a commitment to a program. From the nation's No. 1 overall player to a trio of stars from Alabama, these remaining players are the targets of fierce nationwide battles among college football's best. This summer will be an extremely crucial time in the recruitments of each of these 13 stars.
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    Reuters: Sports News

  • World soccer rocked as top officials held in U.S., Swiss graft cases

    27 May 2015 | 10:33 am
    ZURICH (Reuters) - Seven of the most powerful figures in global soccer faced extradition to the United States on corruption charges after their arrest on Wednesday in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.
  • Nishikori takes center stage, Halep crashes out

    27 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer avoided any more security scares to move safely into the third round of the French Open on Wednesday but danger lurks ahead for the Swiss, namely in the shape of Japanese firebrand Kei Nishikori.
  • Europeans lead outcry over latest FIFA scandal

    27 May 2015 | 9:30 am
    (Reuters) - Leading figures from across European soccer voiced dismay on Wednesday over the latest scandal to engulf FIFA, the game's powerful governing body, with many of them calling for its presidential election set for Friday to be postponed.
  • Federer not worried who is in the chair

    27 May 2015 | 9:06 am
    PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer does not fret about who umpires his matches and said on Wednesday all players should be treated equally by officials, whatever their ranking.
  • Undeterred by arrests, soccer boss Blatter plots another great escape

    27 May 2015 | 7:52 am
    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter is a master of getting out from tight corners and his federation's initial reaction to Wednesday's extraordinary events in Zurich suggested he has every intention of pulling off another great escape.
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    MLB Trade Rumors

  • Orioles Designate Alejandro De Aza

    Jeff Todd
    27 May 2015 | 11:11 am
    The Orioles have designated outfielder Alejandro De Aza for assignment, the club announced. His roster spot will go to Ryan Flaherty, who is back from the DL.
  • Angels Designate Chad Smith

    Jeff Todd
    27 May 2015 | 10:54 am
    The Angels have designated righty Chad Smith for assignment, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register tweets. His roster spot was needed for the just-acquired Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Smith, 25, had been optioned to Triple-A by the Halos after they added him in a DFA deal from the Athletics. On the year, he has posted a 5.40 ERA over twenty PCL frames, with 5.8 K/9 against 3.2 BB/9. Smith was hit hard in his brief time at the major league level with Oakland.
  • Angels Acquire Kirk Nieuwenhuis

    Jeff Todd
    27 May 2015 | 9:47 am
    11:56am: The Mets will receive cash in the deal, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times tweets. 11:47am: The Angels have acquired outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets, Adam Rubin of reports on Twitter. Nieuwenhuis had been in limbo after being designated by New York last week. The 27-year-old was off to a terribly start in his first 40 plate appearances, hitting just .079/.125/.132 while striking out 17 times and walking only twice. He’s shown more in the past, though Nieuwenhuis has never received much in the way of consistent playing time at the big league level.
  • Try The Free MLBTR Newsletter

    Tim Dierkes
    27 May 2015 | 9:40 am
    Why not try the free MLBTR email Newsletter?  We’ll deliver an exclusive article to your inbox every week – no strings attached! I’ll be weighing in on deals, rumors, and all the hot stove-related topics MLBTR has been known for since I launched the site a decade ago. These articles will be exclusive to MLBTR Newsletter subscribers and will not appear on the website. I may also provide occasional updates on what’s next for MLBTR.  It’s completely free. I’ll be honored if you give us your email address. We will never sell your email address or market…
  • Red Sox To Promote Eduardo Rodriguez

    Jeff Todd
    27 May 2015 | 8:35 am
    The Red Sox will promote top pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports (Twitter links). Rodriguez may only receive a spot start, per Britton, but regardless it’ll be the first MLB experience for the 22-year-old lefty. Acquired last summer from the Orioles for relief ace Andrew Miller, Rodriguez entered this year (as he did last) as a consensus top-100 prospect league-wide. With a late May call-up, Rodriguez would stand some chance of achieving Super Two status if he can stick on the roster, but that’s hardly a sure thing. And it seems that…
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  • Cowboys filming practice with drones

    Mike Florio
    27 May 2015 | 10:46 am
    At some point, the term “drone” became inherently sinister. At some point, the term “drone” became attached to all remotely-controlled devices that fly. Which has caused plenty of people to assume that any and all drones are evil and capable of mass mayhem. Which likely has delayed many reasonable innovations relating to the use of…
  • George McCaskey admits second-guessing signing of Ray McDonald

    Darin Gantt
    27 May 2015 | 10:27 am
    Bears owner George McCaskey said the decision to sign Ray McDonald this offseason was his. So when he says he’s second-guessing that decision, he means he’s second-guessing his own process. Via Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune, McCaskey told reporters that even though he initially said no and was talked into adding the troubled defensive…
  • Zimmer on Peterson: He can play for us or not play at all

    Josh Alper
    27 May 2015 | 10:17 am
    If the Vikings are wavering from their plan to have Adrian Peterson in their backfield in 2015, they are doing a very good job of keeping it under wraps. Peterson isn’t with the Vikings for their organized team activities this week, something that was expected as Peterson has yet to report for any work with…
  • Ravens re-sign rookie LB Andrew Bose

    Mike Wilkening
    27 May 2015 | 10:14 am
    The Ravens re-signed undrafted rookie linebacker Andrew Bose on Wednesday, the team said on its website. In a corresponding roster move, the club waived rookie linebacker Trey DePriest, who played collegiately at Alabama. A Rhode Island product, the 6-foot-2, 232-pound Bose was credited with 125 tackles (48 solo) in his final collegiate season in 2014.…
  • Matt Forte practicing with Bears on Wednesday

    Josh Alper
    27 May 2015 | 10:03 am
    Bears running back Matt Forte said last month that his desire for a new contract wouldn’t lead him to hold out of the team’s mandatory minicamp or training camp. As it turns out, his absence won’t even extend to the end of voluntary work. According to multiple reports from media members covering the Bears, Forte was…
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    Hail Mary Jane

  • Stings Aimed at Pot Shops in Washington

    27 May 2015 | 5:20 am
    It's a new day, children.  And don't sell cannabis to kids.   Washington’s retail marijuana businesses got calls from the state liquor control board before the sting operations began, warning them and reminding them about best practices when it comes to keeping weed out of kids’ hands. But when the board sent 18- to 20-year-old operatives into the first batch of stores this month to see if shops would sell them weed, four of them still failed the test. According to the board’s report released Wednesday, that amounted to 18% of 22 operations. . . . By the end of June, the state…
  • 2015 Cannabis Cup in Denver

    27 May 2015 | 4:20 am
    Just in case you missed it, here's a visit to the recent Cannabis Cup in Denver.  Enjoy.   [image: "cannabis cup"]
  • MMJ in Pennsylvania

    26 May 2015 | 5:20 am
    Medical marijuana is fighting for life in Pennsylvania.   [image: Google images "Pennsylvania"]
  • Will a New DEA Chief Mean New Policies?

    26 May 2015 | 4:20 am
    No one is waving banners, yet, but there is hope a new DEA Chief may mean a new day for cannabis policy.   Earlier last week, the Justice Department announced that Chuck Rosenberg, who served as chief of staff to the director of the FBI, would be stepping in to replace Leonhart as the administrator of the DEA. Attorney General Loretta Lynch called Rosenberg an “exceptional leader” with “unshakable integrity” in a statement regarding his appointment, yet proponents of pot reform have been left wondering whether the change will be for better or worse. Although there was speculation…
  • Bong Appetit: Mahjoun – Moroccan Hash Jam

    25 May 2015 | 5:20 am
    Ever try hash jam?   Visit Emerald Alchemy [image: Google images "mahjoun"]
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  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 5/23/15

    22 May 2015 | 5:57 am
    Chris Heston, San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Chris Heston is 3-3 with a 3.72 ERA. He has five outings with one or fewer earned runs and three duds. He’s a decent bet to have another good start. Season Totals: 14-17, 233.2 IP, 195 Ks, 3.58 ERA (93 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (214 hits, 68 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 5/22/15

    21 May 2015 | 6:03 am
    Ryan Vogelsong, San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Ryan Vogelsong is 2-2 with a 5.31 ERA, but he is 2-0 in his past three starts with a 1.37 ERA. Season Totals: 14-16, 227.2 IP, 189 Ks, 3.56 ERA (90 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (209 hits, 67 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 5/21/15

    20 May 2015 | 8:01 am
    Jesse Chavez, Oakland A’s at Tampa Bay Rays Jesse Chavez is 1-3 with a 2.63 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP. He’s 1-2 on the road with a 1.82 ERA. Season Totals: 14-15, 221.1 IP, 182 Ks, 3.54 ERA (87 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (203 hits, 64 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 5/20/15

    19 May 2015 | 6:18 am
    Brett Anderson, Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants Brett Anderson is 2-1 with a 3.50 ERA. He has been effective whenever healthy. Season Totals: 14-14, 215.1 IP, 179 Ks, 3.59 ERA (86 earned runs), 1.20 WHIP (196 hits, 62 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 5/19/15

    18 May 2015 | 4:00 am
    Carlos Frias, Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants Carlos Frias is 3-0 with a 2.89 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. He threw 1.1 scoreless innings against the Giants in relief. Season Totals: 14-13, 209.1 IP, 176 Ks, 3.52 ERA (82 earned runs), 1.19 WHIP (189 hits, 60 walks)
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Wednesday has a nutty flavor and slightly chewy texture characteristic of brown rice.

    27 May 2015 | 9:03 am
    Today is the very last Wednesday of Bike Month:With that in mind, yesterday evening I rode a Citi Bike through the streets of New York, and I'm sorry to report it's a bit of a shitshow out there.  Here are three (3) things I observed yesterday evening, all of which I failed to photograph because I was too lazy to fish my cellular telephone with integrated camera out of my pocket:1) A Cat 6 unicyclist on the Manhattan Bridge;2) Legions of riders streaming off the aforementioned bridge, right through the red light, and directly in the path of oncoming motor vehicle traffic;3) Someone…
  • Let's get down to business.

    26 May 2015 | 7:57 am
    Welcome back.When last we met I was preparing myself mentally and physically for the 26th Inaugural BSNYC Gran Fondo, sponsored by [lucrative promotional opportunities available, just imagine your company name here], which took place way back on the 17th.  Well, I'm pleased to announce that the ride was a smashing success, by which I mean I had an enjoyable bike ride and drank beer afterwards.  As for the other participants, I don't know if they enjoyed it, but nobody said "That sucked!" and then kicked me in the "pants yabbies" so as far as I'm concerned that's as good as a rave…
  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz And Hiatus Announcement!

    15 May 2015 | 5:25 am
    Before anything else, we've got some scheduling business to attend to, so everybody take out your calendars and your crayons:Please note that after today I'll be gone (from this blog, anyway) until Tuesday, May 26th, at which point I will resume regular updates.Oh, relax.  You'll manage.By the way, while all the letters on that Hello Kitty calendar look somewhat obscene (I think it's the little hairs), I probably should have censored that "A" because it's particularly suggestive:Then again, I may just be particularly suggestible.Anyway, when I decided to become a semi-professional bike…
  • The More Things Change The More I Don't Care

    14 May 2015 | 8:32 am
    First of all, as of this very moment, consider "registration" for the BSNYC Gran Fondon't "officially" closed:You're probably wondering how I can close the registration to a ride that is not organized or sanctioned in any way, and for which there was no registration in the first place.  Well, "leading" a group of this size into the suburban wilderness is uncharted territory for me, so I want to make sure we can pull it off.  Therefore, I will not be responding to any RSVPs I receive after this post:If you did RSVP before this post then you should have received details.And don't…
  • "Wednesday" Is A Bit Unwieldy, But The New Foldable Version Lets You Break It Down To "Way" For Easier Portaging

    13 May 2015 | 10:10 am
    Well wouldja you look at who made the pages of Time, or at least its blogular Internet presence:No, it’s just that in much of America, spring is when all the fair-weather cyclists emerge from their hidey-holes after cowering inside all winter. This means that before Bike to Work Week even begins, the bike paths and greenways are already clogged with overzealous, wobbly-legged cyclists splayed out over their aerobars like baby giraffes. In order for cycling to “take,” it’s most important that these Bike to Work Week commuters enjoy themselves, and injecting them into this frothy mix of…
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    Horse racing | The Guardian

  • Eagle Top returns to action in Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown

    Chris Cook
    27 May 2015 | 11:25 am
    • John Gosden aiming star colt at repeat Royal Ascot success• Frankie Dettori set to ride work on California Chrome at AscotNine days before fielding the favourite in the Derby, John Gosden faces another significant moment in his season when returning Eagle Top to the track for Thursday’s Brigadier Gerard Stakes. The four-year-old has the potential to make quite a splash over the coming months, having been fourth in last summer’s King George on just his fourth outing, but has not been seen since.“That race just took a bit too much out of him,” said Hugo Lascelles, racing manager…
  • Talking Horses: Wednesday’s best bets plus all the latest racing news

    Chris Cook
    27 May 2015 | 2:48 am
    Despite Jim Bolger’s objections, the Racing Post’s ‘cold list’ doesn’t seem too much to bearWe’ve talked before in this space about the Racing Post’s ‘cold list’, which I think is both interesting and useful to followers of the game but which, as I’ve said before, is a controversial subject among racing professionals. So I thought I’d share with you some words on the question from Jim Bolger, as he waited for the outcome of the stewards’ inquiry into the 1,000 Guineas at The Curragh on Sunday.“They label jockeys who are struggling to make a living as ‘cold’…
  • Horse racing tips: Wednesday 27 May

    Chris Cook
    26 May 2015 | 9:30 am
    The Mick Appleby-trained Secret Lightning at Hamilton rates the nap bet2.20 Parles Pond 2.50 Western Home 3.20 Persian Herald 3.50 Volcanic 4.25 Ganbei 5.00 Rolling Dough 5.35 Gurkha Brave Continue reading...
  • John Gosden says the Derby is not a one-horse race for Golden Horn

    Chris Cook at Epsom
    26 May 2015 | 5:09 am
    • Gosden confirms Jack Hobbs intended runner in Epsom Classic• Elm Park drifts after Atzeni prevaricates over choice of rides• Dante winner to be supplemented for Britain’s top Flat raceNext week’s Derby is a hotter race than most people have realised, according to John Gosden, trainer of Golden Horn, who has been a favourite for the race since it became his definite target 10 days ago. Gosden now expects to be double-handed in the race as his Jack Hobbs will run if the ground is not too fast, and both horses pleased him as they galloped round Tattenham Corner here on Tuesday…
  • Talking Horses: Tuesday’s best bets plus all the latest racing news

    Tony Paley
    26 May 2015 | 3:44 am
    Trainer Criquette Head-Maarek has issued a positive report after Treve’s gallop on Tuesday morningTony Paley: Trainer Criquette Head-Maarek has issued a positive report after Treve’s most recent gallops work on Tuesday morning as the brilliant mare gears up for her comeback on Friday. Continue reading...
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    Sports Agent Blog

  • On To The Next One: Lou Williams

    Zach Seybert
    27 May 2015 | 8:40 am
    According to Adrian Wojnarowski, The NBA’s 2014-2015 Sixth Man of the Year, Toronto guard Lou Williams, has signed with agent Wallace Prather of Perennial Sports and Entertainment as his free agency is rapidly approaching. Williams was previously represented by Leon Rose of Creative Artists...
  • Sam Thompson Signs With Pensack Sports Management Group

    Zach Seybert
    26 May 2015 | 1:31 pm
    Former Ohio State small forward, Sam Thompson, has signed with NBA Agent Ben Pensack, and Pensack Sports Management Group for his representation in this summer’s NBA Draft. The 6’7″ 180 lb Chicago-native averaged 32.5 MPG, 10.2 PPG, 3.9 RPG, a 46.6% FGP and 26.2% 3PP in his final...
  • Leverage Agency Signs Triple Crown Contender American Pharoah

    Chris Lesley
    25 May 2015 | 10:49 am
    On Saturday, American Pharoah will attempt a feat not accomplished since 1978: The Triple Crown. Having easily disposed of his rivals in both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, the 3 year-old is the talk of not only racing folk, but the general public. With the horse at the height of his...
  • Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/22/15)

    Cameron Chung
    22 May 2015 | 7:52 pm
    My not so bold pick to win the NBA Championship, the Golden State Warriors, is still looking pretty good with the Conference Finals underway. Out in the East, JR Smith’s unbelievable performance in game 1, in addition to the NBA Draft Lottery, was yet another reminder life won’t get any...
  • Ohio State PG D’Angelo Russell Picks CAA’s Austin Brown And Aaron Mitz

    Steven Swick
    21 May 2015 | 6:58 pm
    Jonathan Givony of Draft Express announced via Twitter that Ohio State standout freshman D’Angelo Russell has signed a representation agreement with CAA’s Austin Brown and Aaron Mitz. According to Chad Ford’s Big Board, the Louisville, Kentucky native is a projected top three pick...
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    The Science of Sport

  • The Gatlin dilemma

    19 May 2015 | 7:08 am
    Justin Gatlin is the world's fastest man, shrouded in controversy and a PR-disaster waiting to happen. In the wake of his 9.74s performance, and a boycott of Beijing, a look at the Gatlin dilemma and what it means for anti-doping and sprinting The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • London Marathon 2015: Live splits and commentary

    26 Apr 2015 | 1:31 am
    Live coverage, including 5km splits and race commentary of the 2015 London Marathon The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • Boston Marathon 2015: Live splits and coverage

    20 Apr 2015 | 6:41 am
    Live coverage and splits of the 2015 Boston Marathon The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • The Science of Sport: Now taking your research, and sending it to the “user”

    13 Apr 2015 | 10:20 am
    The average scientific paper in a journal is read by 10 people. That's not good enough - sports science must be more accessible. Therefore, I'm excited to invite you to submit your research for publication here on The Science of Sport. Here are the guidelines The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • A career change and high performance organizations: The good, the bad & the ugly

    23 Jan 2015 | 3:54 am
    A career change, new challenges and musings about high performance set up a brief thought on what makes good, bad and ugly teams 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

  • How To Win With Dogs That Get Blocked

    21 May 2015 | 6:47 am
    This is an article from Book 1 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. When … Continue reading → Related posts: Greyhound Systems – Do It Yourself With Help From the Internet How Do I Win At The Dog Track? Win at the Dog Track With This Stakes Race Secret
  • 1 Favorite You Should Never Bet

    14 May 2015 | 5:58 am
    Favorites come in at the track, but that doesn’t mean you should always bet them. While it’s true that the crowd is pretty good at picking winners, it’s also true that they often make favorites out of picks that shouldn’t … Continue reading → Related posts: Do Favorites Or Longshots Win More Often At the Dog Track? How to Handicap Route Races, Book Excerpt #1 Way to Use Program Picks to Win At The Track
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    The Surfboard

  • Rocky Barnes x Anastasia Ashley | Revolve Clothing

    27 May 2015 | 7:17 am
    Spring and summer is the perfect time to take a California road trip, which is exactly what Rocky Barnes and Anastasia Ashley did this past weekend as part of Revolve Clothing's #RevolveOnTheRoad campaign. Arguably two of the most popular Instagram surf/lifestyle models here in California, the two set out from Los Angeles with their final destination being Santa Cruz. Driving a Ford Mustang and stopping for mini photoshoots along the way, this must have been quite the road trip. Didn't get an invite? Maybe next time!Follow Rocky Barnes & Anastasia Ashley on Instagram!
  • Lily | The Camera That Follows You

    23 May 2015 | 7:09 am
  • Class of 2015 | California State University, Fullerton

    18 May 2015 | 7:22 am
    On this past Saturday, I celebrated a major milestone by graduating from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising. I ended up graduating a year early and even got a medallion for graduating Magna Cum Laude. I absolutely loved CSUF and met a lot of great friends along the way. The education I received has really prepared me to enter into the advertising industry and I'm excited to see how my career develops in the next couple of years. Cheers to this next part of my life!(Left to Right: Jordan, Emily, Brittany, Me, Sam)
  • Air New Zealand's Safety Safari w/ Mick Fanning and More!

    16 May 2015 | 7:32 am
  • Raoni Monteiro is Suspended for 20 Months From the WSL

    14 May 2015 | 6:46 am
    In a bold move from the WSL, Raoni Monterio has received a harsh punishment for the use of performance enhancing drugs while competing as a professional surfer. His suspension of 20 months started on December 12th of 2014 and ends August 12th of 2016. Whats perplexing is that the WSL's investigation determined that the use PEDs was "unintentional" and prescribed by a physician. I don't know if I fully believe this, as most people have a pretty good idea of what is in the supplements and other nutritional products they are using. And if it is true, I hope the physician takes full…
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    RSS Feed

  • New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning - 5/29/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    27 May 2015 | 11:13 am
    The New York Rangers host the Tampa Bay Lightning in a decisive game seven on Friday night. The Tampa Bay Lightning and their high powered offense proved to be no match for the Rangers in a 7-3 defeat in game number six at Amalie Arena on Tuesday. The Lightning could have advanced to the Stanley Cup finals with a win for the first time since 2004  but instead have to travel to Madison Square Garden on Friday night. The home team received a pair of tallies from Nikita Kucherov while Ryan Callahan also lit the lamp. The play of Ben Bishop has to be a concern as he was charged with five goals…
  • NHL News: Player News and Updates for 5/27/15

    27 May 2015 | 8:53 am
    The Ducks will get a chance to put away the Blackhawks tonight in the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but before we get to that, let’s check out some of the headlines from around the league. Derick Brassard, C, New York Rangers: The Rangers needed a win yesterday to avoid elimination and force a Game 7 in their Eastern Conference Finals series, and that’s exactly what they did. Brassard came up big here, logging three goals and two assists as the Rangers used a big third period to overcome the Lightning in Game 6, winning 7-3. Henrik Lundqvist was big as well,…
  • NBA News: Player News and Updates for 5/27/15

    27 May 2015 | 8:43 am
    The Warriors will get another chance to put away the Rockets in the Western Conference Finals this evening, but before we get to tip-off, let’s check out some of the notable headlines from around the league in our daily wrap-up. Cavs-Hawks: The Cavaliers were clicking on all cylinders last night, finishing off their sweep of the Hawks and earning a trip to the NBA Finals with a Game 4 win. James put up 23 points in a huge 118-88 blowout win over the top-seeded Hawks. Kyrie Irving also was able to return to the series after missing two games. Cleveland will now move on to the Finals to face…
  • Fantasy Baseball Update 5/27/15: Who's Hot and Who's Not

    27 May 2015 | 8:16 am
    It’s Wednesday, and around here that means it’s time once again for our weekly Who’s Hot and Who’s Not list in the world of fantasy baseball. We’ve got our usual collection of notable names this morning, so let’s take a closer look at the stats and see how everyone’s been doing. Who’s Hot: Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, Arizona Diamondbacks: Goldschmidt’s a top-tier fantasy player, and he’s been showing that off this week. Heading into yesterday’s game, he had a nice six-game run going, with nine hits, four runs, two homers and six RBI in that frame. Goldschmidt couldn’t keep…
  • NFL News: Player News and Updates for 5/27/15

    27 May 2015 | 8:06 am
    We’ve reached the middle of the week, and the NFL news continues to trickle in from around the league. That said, let’s check out some of the headlines out there everyone’s talking about. It’s looking like we’re going to get an extension on the appeal of Patriots QB Tom Brady’s case in the Deflategate scandal. The 10-day window for an appeal hearing expires today, and no hearing has been scheduled. The league and Brady’s camp are reportedly working on finding a date when both parties are free. The Chargers’ Melvin Ingram is looking quite different coming into the off-season…
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    DailyStoke's Daily Dose

  • “Electric Wilderness”

    13 May 2015 | 11:25 am
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  • REMEyeWear Optics

    30 Apr 2015 | 3:26 pm
    REMEyewear is an optical producing company that collaborates with well-known established brand companies such as: Converse, Jones New York, John Varvatos, and Surface & Visualites.”Serving more than 80... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • “A Few Barrels” With Koa Rothman

    30 Apr 2015 | 8:27 am
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  • Earth Day and Ocean Pollution Awareness

    22 Apr 2015 | 4:55 pm
    Today, 4/22/15, is a really special day. On Earth Day we pay homage to our home, our planet; Earth. It is a day for recognizing and continuing our behavioral practice in protecting our environment. However, we have not... Click the link above to get stoked!
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    Sports Are 80 Percent Mental

  • Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes

    21 May 2015 | 1:58 pm
    Your kids want you to be proud of them. This need for a parent’s approval can be a powerful or destructive force when it comes to youth sports. When we communicate goals for our budding superstars, the wording we choose can make all the difference.   New research out of Ithaca College shows the effect parents can have on their kids’ game-time anxiety, which can directly impact their performance and overall enjoyment of the game. Miranda Kaye, a professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences at Ithaca, knew from previous research that a coach exerts the primary influence…
  • Just An Hour Per Day Of Play Can Boost Young Brains

    18 Mar 2015 | 12:18 pm
    Imagine an activity that your kids could do after school every day that would improve their brain’s ability to make better decisions and solve problems.  Online cognitive drills? Special tutors? Actually, researchers at the University of Illinois have found that just an hour of fun, active play not only gets kids in better shape but significantly improves their cognitive functioning.Plenty of previous studies have shown the link between fitness and better academic performance in the classroom but it wasn’t clear if this was a cause and effect relationship or just that smarter kids…
  • Training Your Eyes To Hit That Curveball

    17 Feb 2015 | 12:16 pm
    “Just keep your eye on the ball.”  Seems like simple enough advice for a young slugger at the plate.  That may work in the early years of Little League baseball when the pitches they see  have not yet cracked 50 mph.  But as the fastballs get faster and the change-ups get slower, having quick eyes and an even quicker perceptual brain is the only way hitters will be able to “hit it square” with a round bat and a round ball.   Which is exactly why psychology researchers at the University of California - Riverside (UCR) teamed up with the college’s varsity…
  • The Subliminal Power Of Positive Cheering

    3 Feb 2015 | 7:19 pm
    Young athletes often hear phrases of encouragement like, “dig a little deeper” or “you have to want it more than they do” or, ideally, “be mentally tough.”  For most kids, these words from a coach, a parent or a teammate go in one ear and out the other.  But, what if there was actually some scientific substance to the words?  Could the smiling, confident face of a coach delivering a pep talk actually have a subliminal effect on performance?  While the conscious brain may dismiss this positive talk, the subconscious mind may actually be putting it to work,…
  • Sleep - The Next Best Thing To Practice

    17 Jan 2015 | 3:44 pm
    As usual, Mom was right.  Her advice to get to bed early is being confirmed by human performance researchers, sleep specialists and sports medicine doctors. Kids, especially young athletes, need more sleep.  While common sense tells us that a lack of shut-eye will cause children to be grumpy from a lack of energy, new knowledge about the brain details how sleep affects not only their physiological functions but also their ability to learn new skills.The more well-known sleep state known as REM (Rapid Eye Movement) is the dreammaker that tries to put our day’s activities into the…
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    Sports Networker

  • INFOGRAPHIC: Managing An eSports Team

    Steve Richards
    26 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    In this day and age different types of sports are coming up everywhere. This includes eSports, which combine the technology of 2015 with the competition of traditional sports. ESPN recently aired a broadcast of colleges competing against each other in “Heroes of the Storm,” which got a quality rating for its channel and time slot. It certainly seems like we’re carving out a niche for these eSports in the future. Managing Your eSports Team Below is an infographic from the people at Sports Management Degree Hub about how to manage your eSports team, should you dare to have…
  • Sports Memorabilia Authentication Strategies

    Ray Burow
    19 May 2015 | 9:15 am
    Sellers of phony baloney sports memorabilia are tainting the billion-dollar-a-year sports industry. Scammers prey on individuals who love sports and are willing to lay down cash for purchases that reflect their fanaticism; their commitment to a team or favorite player. Fearing that a rare, autographed item at the “right” price will get away, a frenzied fan often exits an auction with what he believes to be a little piece of history. However, instead of being signed by his favorite sports figure, what he has actually purchased is a replica of the real thing. Without proper…
  • Why There Are No Weird Sports

    Jennifer Smith
    21 Apr 2015 | 10:00 am
    Weird sports – they’re everywhere, and played by everyone. The things people do in the name of sports would curl your toes. No, really: one of those sports is toe wrestling. That didn’t quite make it into the Olympics, but it was not for lack of trying. When you think about it, there really is no such thing as a weird sport. All sports are just a way for humans to turn everyday activities into friendly competition, and explore the limits of our physicality. Tossing an orange ball into a red hoop suspended 10 feet off the ground having only a slightly larger diameter than the ball…
  • Pain Killers, Athletes and Addiction

    Jennifer Smith
    14 Apr 2015 | 9:30 am
    Ability is everything on the field, court, ice and pitch. If you can’t perform to the best of your physical abilities, someone will be ready to take your place. Your coaches and managers, who should be considered as mentors and borderline parental figures, won’t hesitate to replace you if your body is no longer able to perform the way it once did. This puts an enormous amount of pressure on men and women passionate about the sports they play. Unfortunately, it also fuels a culture of concealing pain and injury, which can have devastating effects on an athletes’ livelihood in both the…
  • Five Extreme Sports Athletes to Follow on Social Media

    Noella Schink
    7 Apr 2015 | 9:20 am
    In the good old days (that were bad for extreme sports), keeping up-to-date with cool athletes amounted to magazine subscriptions and the occasional sports program. Often times those dirt bike, skiing and other extreme sports mags were published monthly – and finding a sports show covering anything beyond football, baseball, basketball or hockey was next to impossible. Yes, getting your extreme sports fix also meant waiting for the Olympic games every four years or catching an MX championship meet whenever the networks felt like carrying one. Even cable channels, considered extreme…
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    Eleven Warriors

  • All Ohio State Sports Above the Academic Progress Rate Threshold

    DJ Byrnes
    27 May 2015 | 10:36 am
    The NCAA just released its latest round of Academic Progress Rate standings, and good news! Ohio State student-athletes are earning their degrees. Remember, APR is not reflective of team cumulative GPA, but rather measures team progress towards degrees. (Teams need to stay above a 930 mark to stay out of trouble. A perfect score is 1000.) Here's a look at Ohio State's sports and where they stand: SPORT SCORE WOMEN'S TENNIS 1000 WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY 1000 MEN'S ICE HOCKEY 994 WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY 993 MEN'S GOLF 993 MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY 993 WOMEN'S LACROSSE 991 WOMEN'S GOLF 990 MEN'S VOLLEYBALL…
  • Room For Improvement

    Ramzy Nasrallah
    27 May 2015 | 10:15 am
    Its annual spring meetings kicked off Tuesday in Destin, FL and for the second straight year National Championship Circle Jerk and Stupid Chant was conspicuously absent from the top of the agenda, all of the coffee breaks and evening activities. It's awkward as hell - and culturally the South doesn't wear awkward well at all. It does pride exceptionally well, so a little two-year moratorium on self-celebration feels like a decade. We're only one season removed from being informed a one-loss SEC team being left out of the BCS title game would be un-American.  That makes a two-year stretch…
  • Photo: Jeff Heuerman Knows Those Feels, Dante Fowler

    DJ Byrnes
    27 May 2015 | 9:08 am
    Football is a brutal game, and injuries are inevitable. Yet, it was still depressing to read about Jacksonville Jaguars' DE Dante Fowler, the No. 3 pick in the  2015 NFL Draft, tearing his ACL in his first professional practice. And it was even more depressing still to watch former Ohio State TE Jeff Heuerman, a third-round pick who should be preparing to catch touchdowns from Peyton Manning, suffer the same fate a day later. The two apparently formed a bond during what looks to be a visit to the same specialist: Remember this day.. @dantefowler — Jeff…
  • John Simon on Joey Bosa: 'He’s Definitely a Physical Force on the Field'

    Tim Shoemaker
    27 May 2015 | 7:10 am
    Before Joey Bosa arrived on Ohio State’s campus, he posted a photo on his Instagram account of him standing side-by-side with former Buckeyes All-American John Simon with a caption that read, “This is what I am looking to turn into at Ohio State.”   This is what I Am looking to turn into at ohio state #JohnSimon A photo posted by Joey Bosa (@jbbigbear) on Jan 22, 2013 at 5:12pm PST Fast-forward three years and Bosa has achieved that same level of success Simon had in Columbus. Bosa was an All-American last season as a sophomore and earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year honors —…
  • The 10 Most Important Ohio State Football Games in the Urban Meyer Era

    Eric Seger
    27 May 2015 | 5:35 am
    You know the story. You know it far, far too well. Ohio State won 24 straight games and was on the cusp of rising back to the top of college football in Urban Meyer's second season. Then, the Buckeyes fell back down to Earth and lost the Big Ten Championship Game to Michigan State and the Orange Bowl to Clemson in a span of 28 days. The Buckeyes had everything, but then had nothing after the losses to the Spartans and Tigers ended the 2013 season. Then came 2014, a bad loss to Virginia Tech and the improbable run at immortality in the form of the first ever College Football Playoff…
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  • Question of the Day – 5/27/15

    27 May 2015 | 8:45 am
    Late last night, Switzerland sent Johnny Law into a hotel to bust some of FIFA’s top power brokers on charges of wire fraud, racketeering, and money launder.   and the report is they are being extradited to the United States to face charges. Three part question here:  (1) Any surprise here, (2) What business does the U. S. have with this, and (3) Is there an entity inside of the U. S. that might want to watch their backs in terms of the feds potentially watching them, NCAA perhaps?
  • Deep Thoughts 5-27-15

    27 May 2015 | 4:01 am
    Hello and welcome to another Wednesday of deep thoughts. Last week, I talked about all of the rain we have been having in Austin. As I left the subject, I said I was a tad nervous as we approached Memorial Day. As any astute history buff will tell you…history does repeat itself and unfortunately, Texas was hit again on Memorial Day weekend. Each area of the country has its own quirks with regard to weather. Snow, freezing cold, mudslides, earthquakes…Texas has flash floods and tornadoes.  Flash floods are tough to imagine. Logically, you think that you can simply find higher ground as…
  • Buzz from the Bleachers

    Ed Patton
    27 May 2015 | 2:19 am
      Welcome to Wednesday, Gabbers. It’s hard to believe this is Wednesday after the four day weekend, but we’re here. I have a little less than a month of double duty. I made it through the Memorial Day mulch sale at Lowe’s. You’d have thought I slapped someone’s mother when I let people know we ran out of brown mulch. Either way, it makes me feel better about being pressed for work out time lately. In my post cable tv sports life, I have to admit things are markedly different. I don’t hear a whole lot about sports outside of big moments on national newscasts and the local…
  • Question of the Day – 5/26/15

    26 May 2015 | 8:39 am
    Current RUMOR is that the Chicago NBA team will not fire Coach Tom Thibodeaux until all of the Head Coach openings in the NBA are filled.  Assuming this is true, what is your take on this?
  • Tuesday’s Tantrum, 5/26/15

    25 May 2015 | 9:49 pm
    Welcome back for another edition, where Memorial Weekend was phenomenal.  So many things going on and so many things to do.  Putting the Veterans stuff to the side for a minute, it’s just amazing how things change and how moods brighten when we get to this specific weekend on the calendar.  People actually smile and are just more polite. I guess the fact is that we have gotten to Summer.  The outdoor stuff pretty much kicks in now, the BBQ’s get mega-used, school for the kids is wrapping up, and family trips are starting to happen.  Out here camping, gold-panning, and…
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    Women Talk Sports

  • The Mystics vs. Lynx ‘analytic’ scrimmage is a step in the right direction for the WNBA

    Albert Lee
    27 May 2015 | 5:00 am
    On Tuesday, the Washington Mystics hosted the Minnesota Lynx at Verizon Center for a 20-minute analytic scrimmage, which is a step in the right direction for a league that hasn’t embraced analytics enough. The WNBA is behind the curve compared to the NBA when it comes to analytics. So when Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reported that the Washington Mystics and Minnesota Lynx would be playing a 20-minute “analytic scrimmage” on Tuesday, it certainly caught my eye. Before the scrimmage started, Mystics owner Ted Leonsis gave a 30-minute Q&A on what the scrimmage…
  • Women’s World Cup 2015 Preview & Predictions: Group F

    27 May 2015 | 2:00 am
    The final group features two top-10 nations, and two more in the top 30. It is spearheaded by one of the favorites, France. It is a quality grouping. There is little doubt the high-powered offense of France will get them through this group, but the other three teams will have to fight tooth and nail to advance. Each and every match will be big. Let’s not belabor the point – here is your preview of Group F.   Colombia FIFA Ranking: 28 Roster 21-year-old Yoreli Rincon is the driving force of Colombia. She has international experience at the club level, and has been leading this…
  • Preseason games ramping up

    Sue Favor
    26 May 2015 | 7:56 pm
    In today’s preseason action: The Storm trounced the Mercury, 73-59. Tomorrow’s games: Dream at Liberty Lynx at Mystics Sparks at Sky China Olympic Team at Sun The schedule for the rest of the week is looking busy. Sun: The Sun will rely on the leadership of newcomer/veteran Camille Little. Fever: New coach Stephanie White is up for any and all challenges with the Fever. Dream: A rookie no more, Shoni Schimmel is ready for her second season with Atlanta. Shock: The Shock has a terrific back court in Skylar Diggins, Odyssey Sims and Riquna Williams. Diggins talks WNBA and life off…
  • Lindsay Whalen talks Turkey experience, married life and upcoming season

    Adrienne Thomas
    26 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    Our own Adrienne Thomas recently sat down with Minnesota star point guard Lindsay Whalen. Whalen spoke about this upcoming season, her affection for the state of Minnesota and married life with her husband, Ben. Swish Appeal: What’s the primary focus of the team this year in training camp? Lindsay Whalen: “I’m always trying to be a really good leader. I know coach’s (Cheryl Reeve) expectations, one of the jobs of a point guard is to be a leader on the floor. As far as myself, just getting my body feeling good, getting into game shape, and working through training camp,…
  • Women’s World Cup 2015 Preview & Predictions: Group E

    26 May 2015 | 8:11 am
    Group E is a well-rounded group that plays out perfectly to send a third nation through to the knockout rounds. The group features two top-15 ranked squads, and one more in the top 20. Brazil is clearly the big fish in this pond, but they will have some interesting match-ups throughout group play. It won’t be an easy three games. Everyone in this group has a shot at advancing through. This is your preview into Group E.   Brazil FIFA Ranking: 7 Roster Brazil is back again. They have never failed to qualify. They are led by one of the greatest players to ever step on the pitch,…
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    The Business of Sports

  • NCAA Lacrosse Championships Activation Gallery (Russell Scibetti)
    26 May 2015 | 5:57 am
    Tweet My friend Sean O’Hara (@sohara12 on Twitter) was at the NCAA Lacrosse Championships in Philadelphia this weekend and took several great photos highlighting the partnership activation taking place around the event. He was nice enough to let me share all of those photos here with you. I hope these give you some new ideas on ways your respective brands and properties can activate and engage with the fans at upcoming events!   Click to view slideshow.   Sometimes the most simple activations are the best like @BWWings letting fans take a pic with @NCAA Lax Champ trophy…
  • Infographic Friday: The Customer Experience (Russell Scibetti)
    15 May 2015 | 5:58 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Revel Foundry regarding customer experience and loyalty. While this specific infographic is not sports-specific, I feel there are several key lessons that apply to the industry, especially around the live event experience as compared to at-home viewing. 40% of customers what holistic, omni-channel improvements. We can’t think of the elements of a fan experience in silos. True experience improvements takes coordination across many departments. More than 50% of online purchasing…
  • (Not) A Treatise on Big Data (Russell Scibetti)
    13 May 2015 | 8:03 am
    Tweet Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Jared Frank, Editor of SEAT Magazine, published by the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD). I am (not) an expert on big data. I haven’t a clue about big data, or any branch of the analytics tree, except that I know smart people use it as a powerful tool, wannabes use it as rhetoric, and some people, like Charles Barkley, believe all proponents of data analytics are losers who never had a girlfriend in high school. I’ll refrain from passing judgment upon Sir Charles, because I honestly agree with shades of both sides of the…
  • Hashtag Tuesday: #SportsbizMentor (Russell Scibetti)
    12 May 2015 | 6:26 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Hashtag Tuesday which features insights from sports business professionals on a variety of topics, all collected via specific hashtags. This week, I asked everyone to share one thing they learned from a #SportsbizMentor, and here’s what they said! I’m sure there will be more throughout the day, so keep an eye on that hashtag and I’ll make sure to add more to this post at the end of the day.   [View the story “#SportsbizMentor” on Storify]
  • Infographic Friday: Life of a Fan in a Digital World (Russell Scibetti)
    8 May 2015 | 6:09 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Nikolai Vetter and the SAP Community Network who takes us through a hypothetical match day experience of a modern fan, showing the logical connections between traditional actions (ordering tickets, meeting up with friends, buying merchandise) with digital enhancements (sharing via social, mobile replays and geolocation). Check out the full infographic below or click here to see Nikolai’s complete article and more.
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  • Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers Game 7 Betting Lines Odds Pick Prediction NHL Playoff Preview 5-29-2015

    Tony Tellez
    27 May 2015 | 9:12 am
    The Tampa Bay Lightning are on the road for a Game 7 as they meet the New York Rangers in a series deciding NHL playoff pro hockey game on Friday May 29th. LIGHTNING VS RANGERS FREE NHL HOCKEY WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game 7 begins from Madison Square Garden in New York at 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network. The odds from this contest have the home side New York Rangers the -145 wagering favorite with the return on the road underdog Tampa Bay Lightning at +125 odds. The goal total is lined at five goals. New York evened…
  • San Diego Padres versus LA Angels Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 5-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    27 May 2015 | 8:58 am
    The San Diego Padres will conclude an interleague series against the LA Angels in a Major League Baseball game on tap for Wednesday May 27th. PADRES VS ANGELS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Anaheim is set for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Extra Innings channel. The betting odds from this game have the home side LA Angels the -170 wagering favorite with the return on the underdog San Diego Padres at +150 odds. The run total is lined at 7 runs. The Padres wend Andrew Cashner to the mound to the close…
  • Atlanta Braves vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Betting Line Odds Prediction Preview 5-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    27 May 2015 | 2:06 am
    The Atlanta Braves will conclude their series against the LA Dodgers in a Major League Baseball game scheduled for Wednesday May 27th. BRAVES VS DODGERS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles is set for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Extra Innings channel. The wagering odds from this game have the home side LA Dodgers the -240 favorite with the return on the underdog Atlanta Braves at +200 odds. The run total is lined at 6 ½ runs. Starting for Atlanta will be left hander Alex…
  • Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Betting Line Odds Prediction Preview 5-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    26 May 2015 | 11:37 pm
    The Washington Nationals will continue their series against the Chicago Cubs in a Major League Baseball game slated for Wednesday May 27th. NATIONALS VS CUBS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game time from Wrigley Field in Chicago is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Network. The point spread odds have the road team Washington Nationals the -125 betting favorite with the return on the home underdog Chicago Cubs at +105 odds. The Nationals will send Max Scherzer to the hill for the tenth time this season.
  • Texas Rangers versus Cleveland Indians Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 5-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    26 May 2015 | 10:08 pm
    The Texas Rangers will close out a series against the Cleveland Indians in a Major League Baseball game on tap for Wednesday May 27th. RANGERS VS INDIANS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game time from Cleveland is slated for 12:10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Extra Innings channel. The odds from this game have the home side Cleveland Indians the -160 betting favorite with the return on the underdog Texas Rangers at +135 odds. The run total came in at 8 ½ runs. On the hill for Texas will be Colby Lewis to work his tenth…
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    Lacrosse Playground

  • Under Armour All-America Lacrosse: Final Wave of Seniors Announced

    27 May 2015 | 11:35 am
  • Loyola Men’s Lacrosse Embarks On Week-Long Trip To British Columbia

    27 May 2015 | 11:31 am
    BALTIMORE — The Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse team will depart Charm City on Wednesday morning for an eight-day trip to the Pacific Northwest with stops in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, and Seattle, opportunity funded through externally raised sources. On the trip, the Greyhounds will play a pair of games against local teams, one box and one field game against teams from the area. Vancouver, a metropolitan area with more than 2.3 million residents, will be the first stop on the journey for the team. While staying in the area that hosted the 2010 Winter…

    27 May 2015 | 11:27 am
    CHARLOTTE, NC (May 27, 2015) — Major League Lacrosse today announced its weekly award winners for Week 7 of the 2015 season, naming the Charlotte Hounds’ Joey Sankey Cascade Rookie of the Week. Sankey (Attack, North Carolina) made his MLL debut in Saturday’s 19-13 loss to the Boston Cannons. “It’s a huge honor to be named Rookie of the Week in my first game in the MLL,” said Sankey. “You really don’t know how your game will adjust to the next level of competition and it was a great confidence booster.” In addition to Sankey’s honor, the Ohio Machine’s Kyle Harrison…

    27 May 2015 | 11:21 am
    BOSTON (May 27th, 2015) – Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league completed Week 7 of its 2015 season this past weekend. Six of the eight MLL teams matched up against one another this past weekend, with one game reaching the highest winning score of any team this season at 20 goals. On Friday evening, the Boston Cannons travelled to Charlotte to take on the Hounds, and finished the night six goals ahead as they beat the Hounds 19-13. The Cannons were heavily protected in the cage, with goalkeeper Jordan Burke boasting 29 saves in the game. Boston…
  • Brown’s Todd Stewart Honored With The Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award

    27 May 2015 | 11:09 am
    Providence, R.I. – Brown junior midfielder Todd Stewart (Toronto, Canada) has been recognized with The Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award, created in memory of late Virginia midfielder Yeardley Reynolds Love to be presented to the men’s and women’s lacrosse players who best “demonstrate dedication, integrity, humility, hard work, community service, leadership, kindness and sportsmanship.” The One Love Foundation made the announcement Saturday evening, with Notre Dame’s Katherine McManus also being honored with the award. Stewart and McManus were honored…
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    The Source

  • #BeyonceAlwaysOnBeat Hashtag Takes Over The Internet

    The Source
    27 May 2015 | 8:49 am
    Whip It!!!! Shamurda Team Beyonce is Souled Out! Can’t Touch this!!!       Hanna Montanaaaa!!! Polka Music Twerking to Tasia Nicki in the mix
  • Malik Ferraud Unleashes Free Album “INFINITY”

    27 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    The moment has finally come! After months and months of hard work and a few sneak peeks, Baltimore’s own Malik Ferraud has released his long-awaited free album INFINITY. The 14-track (and 3 bonus track) project aims to inspire and motivate anyone with a dream, and most importantly it caters to anyone who appreciates good music. The lyricism’s on point, the message is meaningful and the production is over-the-top. Malik has truly outdone himself. The free album features King Los, Curtis Williams and Baltimore spitters Lonnie Moore and Bekayo. The original production was…
  • Happy Birthday To Jadakiss

    27 May 2015 | 7:50 am
    Today, May 27th is the birthday of New York’s very own, Jadakiss. The native New Yorker of Yonkers was a freestyle rapper by the age of 16. He was chosen along with some of his friends to compete in the “Jack The Rapper Competition” in Florida, which is where his lyrical abilities first got noticed. There is where he met Dee and Yah of the Ruff Ryders, and when he began battling outside of their studio with artists such as DMX. Over 20 years into the game and multiple albums later, Jadakiss is still known as a lyrical heavyweight. He has made himself internationally known,…
  • Reese Witherspoon to Star in Live Action Tinker Bell

    26 May 2015 | 10:49 pm
    Reese Witherspoon has teamed up with Disney to star in and produce the live-action film “Tink.” Disney’s been on a live-action hot streak as of late with the upcoming “Beauty and the Beast“, “Mulan”, now adding “Tink” to the roster. The story of Peter Pan is a hot topic right now with the upcoming summer film “Pan,” but “Tink” takes a different approach and focuses on Tinker Bell’s character as opposed to Peter’s. The Hollywood Reporter said that Disney is taking the “Maleficent” approach…
  • M.I.A.’s New Video Withheld Due To Potential Cultural Appropriation

    26 May 2015 | 10:30 pm
    Earlier this Week, M.I.A. tweeted that her new music video has been put on hold due to cultural appropriation controversy. On Monday, M.I.A. stated via twitter ,”I’ve been told I can’t put out a video because it’s shot in Africa”.  She reached out to fans informing them that the video was shot in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa, featuring one of the world’s most underrated, yet talented dancers who she searched for, for two years. This fear of appropriation comes from the backlash M.I.A. received for her “Bad Girls” video which featured…
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    Fenway West

  • Sox Waste Another Strong Buchholz Start in Loss to Twins

    27 May 2015 | 5:45 am
    The Red Sox faced off with the Twins in last night’s game after a rain delay of about 90 minutes.  With the game starting at 9:30pm EST it felt like one of the games from the west coast swing.  The Sox had Clay Buchholz on the mound and while he struggled in the 1st inning, he settled in and gave a pretty good performance.  Buchholz only allowed two runs, but when the offense only scores one run you are still looking at a loss. Buchholz has been plagued this season by giving up runs in the 1st inning and he would continue that trend last night.  Buchholz looked shaky out of the gate…
  • Twins Win Due to Joe Kelly’s Poor Start

    26 May 2015 | 5:59 am
    The Red Sox had a Memorial Day game in Minnesota and had Joe Kelly on the mound.  Kelly has been better as of late, but that would not continue yesterday.  Kelly struggled and didn’t make it out of the 2nd inning and put the Sox in a hole early.  The Sox offense was not able to make up the difference and the Twins coasted to a victory in the series opener. Kelly gave up a single run in the 1st inning when Mauer hit an RBI sac fly.  He got out of the inning without allowing any more runs to score, but he wouldn’t be so lucky in the 2nd inning.  Kelly gave up an RBI double to…
  • Miley Shines and Napoli Homers in Sox Win!

    25 May 2015 | 7:34 am
    The Red Sox took to the field in the series finale with their eyes on a series win.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound vs. Hector Santiago for the Angels.  Miley has come off a few strong starts in a row and the Sox would need him to continue that trend in order to get the win.  Miley didn’t disappoint and he got all the needed run support when Mike Napoli continued his homerun hitting ways in the early innings. The Sox were the first to crack the scoreboard and grab the lead.  Mike Napoli came to the plate in the 2nd inning and showed that it wasn’t just CJ Wilson he could…
  • Napoli Homers Twice In Sox Win!

    24 May 2015 | 6:31 am
    The Red Sox were coming off a pretty brutal loss as they headed into Saturday game with the Angels.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound vs. CJ Wilson for the Angels.  Wright struggled out of the gate, but settled down nicely and let the Sox offense get those runs and then some back for him. Wright got into trouble in the 1st and the Sox were losing before the offense even took the field.  The knuckleball didn’t seem to be fooling anyone in the Angels lineup.  Wright gave up a 2 run RBI double to Calhoun and the Sox were losing 0-2.  It looked like it might be a…
  • Angels Bash Away At Sox Pitching in Series Opener

    23 May 2015 | 12:20 pm
    The Red Sox just lost a series against the Rangers and looked to rebound against the Angels.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Garrett Richards for the Angels.  Porcello started off well, but when the Angels were able to score 9 runs in the 5th inning that is a hard game to win. The Sox got on the scoreboard first in Friday’s game.  Mike Napoli hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the 2nd to have the home team leading 1-0.  Porcello didn’t allow his first run until the 4th inning when he gave up a solo homerun to Pujols and then an RBI groundout to Krauss.  Sox 1-2.
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  • John Dodson Says He’ll KO Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson When They Rematch

    Jeff Cain
    26 May 2015 | 11:07 pm
    John Dodson(17-6)  further solidified his place as the top flyweight contender by defeating former Bellator bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky (19-6) via unanimous decision at UFC 187 on Saturday. Dodson’s riding a three-fight winning streak and believes it’s obvious that he deserves the next title shot in the 125-pound division. RELATED > John Dodson vs. Zack Makovsky UFC 187 Fight Highlights Video “It’s a no-brainer for me. I always still want to beat up Demetrious Johnson. I want to knock him out,” said Dodson during the UFC 187 post-fight press conference following the May…
  • UFC Fight Night 67 Flashback: Carlos Condit Takes Out Martin Kampmann Staff
    26 May 2015 | 11:04 pm
    Inside the Octagon, a welterweight slugfest went down between Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit and Martin Kampmann at UFC Fight Night 27. Condit battles Thiago Alves in the main event at UFC Fight Night in Goiania, Brazil on May 30. RELATED > More UFC Fight Night 67 Videos Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Chris Weidman Nearly Pooped Himself in the Octagon at UFC 187

    Erik Fontanez
    26 May 2015 | 6:56 pm
    We’re immature. We know and accept that. But there’s a certain amount understanding that goes back to our college days, where if there’s a time when a professional athlete references their bowel movements you have to acknowledge it. And by acknowledge we mean laugh hysterically because the athlete just admitted they almost crapped themselves in the middle of a sporting event. Enter UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. ALSO WATCH: UFC 187 Fight Highlights Video: Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Chris evidently had to drop a deuce in the moments leading into his…
  • UFC 187 Fighter Salaries: Chris Weidman and Anthony Johnson Top Payroll

    Jeff Cain
    26 May 2015 | 3:56 pm
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship crowned a new light heavyweight champion at UFC 187 on May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Daniel Cormier defeated Antony Johnson to capture the vacant title. Middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman defended his belt for a third time by defeating Vitor Belfort in the opening round of the fight card’s co-main event. The Nevada Athletic Commission released the UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier salaries on Tuesday. Chris Weidman and Anthony Johnson were the highest earners on the fight card, banking $500,000 each. UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier Fighter…
  • Donald Cerrone Earns UFC Title Shot, Finally Willing to Wait

    Ken Pishna
    26 May 2015 | 3:21 pm
    UFC president Dana White often doesn’t like to commit to future fights immediate following an event, but seemed to indicate on Saturday night that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone had finally punched his ticket to a UFC title shot. Cerrone won his eighth consecutive fight by breaking John Makdessi’s jaw at UFC 187 on Saturday night, improving his record in the Octagon to 15-3 and making him a shoe-in for a shot at the belt currently wrapped around Rafael dos Anjos’ waist, as fellow contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is sidelined for the foreseeable future. “Absolutely. Cowboy is definitely the…
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    Next Impulse Sports

  • Entourage Creator Doug Ellin’s Wife Maddie Diehl is Gorgeous

    Next Impulse Staff
    27 May 2015 | 9:23 am
    The Entourage folks are preparing for the release of the highly anticipated featured film that will close the book on the popular HBO series and while fans look forward to a bevy of new storylines, guest stars and beautiful women gracing the big screen, there is one lady that somehow continues to fly under the radar. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Entourage Movie: Recapping Every Character’s Ending Point

    Andrew Doughty
    27 May 2015 | 8:02 am
    Entourage crawled to a depressingly dull soap opera-like culmination in September 2011 after two very lackluster seasons. The show’s producers, creators and writers were auctioned to the wolves after critics and fans claimed they destroyed one of the best and most unique shows of the last decade. The following will contain spoilers but if you Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Turns Out De’Angelo Russell Sucks at Golf

    Andrew Doughty
    27 May 2015 | 7:28 am
    De’Angelo Russell will likely be a top five pick in June’s NBA Draft and be invited to a load of sponsorship and corporate events over his career, including golf outings. However, if his feeble attempt at hitting a golf ball last weekend is any indication, the former Ohio State guard might want to stick to Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • 25 Exquisite Throwback Baseball Jerseys from Mitchell & Ness

    Andrew Doughty
    27 May 2015 | 5:46 am
    Donning uniforms isn’t for everyone but appreciating the sheer beauty and magnificent designs of uniforms is definitely for everyone. American clothing manufacturer Mitchell & Ness is the towering giant in the vintage apparel game, producing incredible hats, jerseys, jackets and more for nearly every professional team across the major sports. They offer a myriad of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • FIFA Releases Statement on World Cup Corruption Mess

    Andrew Doughty
    27 May 2015 | 4:49 am
    FIFA is not in an enviable position right now. Although the soccer world’s governing body has been the focus of intense criticism for years, it appears that sh** has finally hit the fan.Six (some news outlets are reporting the number is actually seven) high-ranking officials were arrested in Zurich on Tuesday on charges of bribery Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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    Total Packers

  • John Kuhn Got That First Pitch Over

    Monty McMahon
    27 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn really can do it all. Kuhn delivered the first pitch for the Green Bay Bullfrogs on Tuesday night. Strike! The post John Kuhn Got That First Pitch Over appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Here’s a Stat That Should Terrify the Rest of the NFL

    Monty McMahon
    26 May 2015 | 2:29 pm
    The Green Bay Packers -- owners of the highest-scoring offense in the NFL in 2014 -- will return 95 percent of those offense snaps in 2015. Look out, NFL! The post Here’s a Stat That Should Terrify the Rest of the NFL appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Somehow, Jim Schwartz Now Has an NFL Officiating Job

    Monty McMahon
    26 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    Former Detroit Lions coach and total douche Jim Schwartz somehow now has a job with the league telling officials how they should do their jobs. The post Somehow, Jim Schwartz Now Has an NFL Officiating Job appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Five Things Mike McCarthy Should Emphasize This Year

    Andrew Chitko
    26 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    There have been a lot of realizations for Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy since the loss in Seattle. Here are five things he should emphasize in 2015. The post Five Things Mike McCarthy Should Emphasize This Year appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Jake Ryan Doesn’t Sound Too Confident

    Monty McMahon
    25 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    Pretty much everyone now has pointed out that linebacker Jake Ryan has a good shot to start for the Green Bay Packers. What does Ryan think? Not much. The post Jake Ryan Doesn’t Sound Too Confident appeared first on Total Packers.
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    The Sports Mirror

  • Roger Federer not amused with on-court selfie

    Anjan Merkap
    26 May 2015 | 5:51 pm
    A young Roger Federer fan at the Roland Garros made his way through the security and barriers to hop on to the clay court and take a selfie with his tennis star. This incident took place as Federer was ready to leave court after beating Alejandro Falla in straight sets – 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. The young lad was later escorted away from the court by security personnel. Roger Federer not amused with on-court selfie Roger Federer who is a traditionalist, has always struggled to adapt to the new world of selfie. Federer did not seem amused by his fan who pulled off this stunt to take a picture with…
  • CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) felicitates outstanding performances in the International Arena

    Vikram Kamboj
    25 May 2015 | 6:44 pm
    Tyre major CEAT Limited celebrated the success and glory of International cricket with ‘CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2015 at a glittering ceremony here today. The awards honored the best of the International cricketers based on their performances as rated by the CEAT Cricket ratings (CCR) for the year 2014 – 2015. From Left to Right Deepak Hooda, Rohit Sharma, Akinkya Rahane, Vinay Kumar, Kieron pollard, Sunil Gvaskar, Harsh Vardhan Goenka (Chairman RPG Group), Kapil Dev, Brett Lee CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) is the first cricket rating to officially recognize and reward…
  • Who will win the French Open this year?

    Anjan Merkap
    25 May 2015 | 6:33 pm
    The French Open At Glance, at Paris begins this Sunday which will be the 114th edition of the title and the second major Glam Slam event of the year after the Australian Open. The event which will span over two weeks, every year takes place at the Stade Roland Garros, named after the great aviator Roland Garros. This year the event is scheduled from 24th May to 7th June which will consist of singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles. There is also a special event during these two weeks where junior and wheelchair players also take part in single and doubles events. Roland Garros – The…
  • Mercedes robs Hamilton of a win at the Monaco Grand Prix

    Anjan Merkap
    25 May 2015 | 4:46 am
    Mercedes, in Sunday’s race at the Monaco Grand Prix robbed Lewis Hamilton of what could have been the perfect race weekend due to a strategic error in pit stop. Nico Rosberg was handed the win on a silver platter who gladly accepted it to be now recorded in history as the fourth man to win three consecutive Monaco Grand Prix races. Nico Rosberg grabs Monaco F1 GP win after Mercedes pit Lewis Hamilton Nico was visibly excited about the sudden turn of events as he leapt out of the car and was celebrating punching the air with joy after the finish. “That was the luckiest thing in my career.
  • The La Liga – Final Standings

    Monish Menon
    25 May 2015 | 4:37 am
    2013-14 saw the closest finish ever in the Spanish La Liga where Atletico Madrid surpassed all expectations to beat Barcelona and Real Madrid to the league title. The La Liga 2015 – Final Standings This season though, the title was wrapped with a game in hand, and Real Madrid, despite their million dollar signings were unable to outplay Barcelona, who’s attacking strike force could be the best ever in footballing history. Barcelona may have finished only two points ahead of Real Madrid in the final standings, but they had the title in their grasp ever since the Classico win in March. Not…
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    Sports Haze

  • Hallowed Ground: Top 5 Famous Football Stadiums

    Richard Murray
    26 May 2015 | 12:55 am
    Football is a sport driven by its fan bases; from local clubs through to the top of the league players, support for local teams is fierce. Unsurprisingly, football has the biggest following out of any sport worldwide – with a fan base estimated at 3.5 billion strong and growing! From placing football bets on their favourite team, to forking out a fortune for the best seats in the house – every fan finds their own way to get into the game.   While it’s all very well watching the game on TV, nothing beats the atmosphere of being amongst the crowd on match day. If you’ve…
  • NBA Championship futures odds

    Richard Murray
    18 May 2015 | 5:07 am
    A lot can change in the run of a weekend. The NBA Championship futures odds were shaken up over Friday, Saturday and Sunday with a few new front runners topping the board as we head into a fresh week of NBA Playoff action. Here’s a look at the favorites to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy at the top sports betting sites. Golden State Warriors (+140) The Warriors are still the championship favorites, even though they’ve been bullied by the Memphis Grizzlies in their conference semifinal series. Golden State’s dynamic guard duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson have been held in check…
  • UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber betting breakdown

    Richard Murray
    15 May 2015 | 5:08 am
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship breaks new ground in the Philippines with its Fight Night 66 card, headlined by a battle between two former championship fighters. If you’re looking to bet sportsbook odds on UFC Fight Night, here’s a quick betting breakdown of the top bouts inside the Octagon Saturday. Frankie Edgar (-450) vs. Urijah Faber (+360) This bout has plenty of name value, with Edgar a former UFC lightweight title holder and Faber the former famed featherweight champ in WEC. Edgar is taking a step down to 145 pounds to face Faber, who hasn’t been able to get over the hump…
  • Recent Player Transfer News

    Richard Murray
    11 May 2015 | 9:10 am
      According to Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, his club’s strong showing in the early months of 2015 has him rethinking his team’s summer transfer plans. More specifically, the Arsenal have won 17 of their last 21 matches, including several small winning streaks. When asked about his team’s recent play, Wenger told a reporter that his team is “not in need of absolute change.” Wenger continued: “Some players . . . have made big improvements in the second part of the season.” The Arsenal’s general manager then said: “We have a strong squad. We have a big squad now.”…
  • College Football Betting Odds – How To Read The Latest Lines

    Richard Murray
    1 May 2015 | 5:07 am
    Reading the latest NCAA football lines looks like a science to those who have no experience wagering on sports. A mathematician like the ones employed by companies in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vegas Insider, Coopers Picks, and Sports Options who help to create the latest odds and point spreads for college football games.   The latest lines will show the point spread. This consists of the difference between the two teams to even out the chance of winning for what is called an underdog.  The underdog is the team that has a smaller chance at winning whether they are playing on the road or the…
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    Project Spurs

  • The current Spurs dynasty is greater than the 1960s Celtics, so says the numbers

    Benjamin Bornstein
    27 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    If numbers never lie then the San Antonio Spurs’ current dynasty is the greatest the league has ever seen according to FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver. Using Elo ratings, Silver has determined that since January 3, 1998 the Spurs have played above-average — to say the least — basketball and have kept that streak going for 17 […]
  • Prospect Watch: Spurs worked out Arizona’s McConnell

    Paul Garcia
    27 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    As the 2015 NBA Draft is now less than a month away, the San Antonio Spurs and other NBA teams have continued to evaluate and work-out potential draft prospects, as the latest name to work out for San Antonio, is Arizona’s T.J. McConnell. This,
  • Under Armour and Steph Curry did some copycat work in new commercial

    Benjamin Bornstein
    26 May 2015 | 11:42 am
    Stephen Curry and Under Armour put out a neat commercial congratulating the star on winning the NBA’s MVP trophy for the 2014-15 season. However, what they didn’t do that was cool was copy a quote from the great poet Jacob Riis. If you listen closely. you’ll notice the deep voice says this: “When nothing seems […]
  • Video: Cory Joseph takes his family to school on the court

    Jeff Garcia
    26 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    There’s nothing like making sure your game is in tip-top shape when you’re an NBA player. And what better way to make sure your game is raring to go other than taking your family on the court and making them look silly if you’re San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph. Shot back in January, Joseph […]
  • Video: The Curious Case of Tim Duncan

    Jeff Garcia
    24 May 2015 | 12:02 pm
    While his contemporaries such as Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Vince Carter and the retired Steve Nash all have succumbed to Father Time, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan continues to play at a high level, despite 18 seasons in the NBA. Duncan may well be in his 30’s but age hasn’t stopped him on the court […]
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    True Football Manager 2015

  • Setting the blog on pause

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    23 May 2015 | 10:10 pm
    Hello dear readers, I know you are waiting for another blog update of my Crystal Palace story. Unluckily, I cannot offer it right away as you've got this fact from the post title. My judgement call was thoroughly analyzed and now I see it is based upon two reasons. Reason 1. Currently I have a hectic pace of my life, I am overloaded with lots of more important tasks than playing computer games.
  • Modest transfer campaign before season 4

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    16 May 2015 | 12:03 am
    Blog post 902 Hello guys, It's time for True Football Manager story! Today I'm ready to share, first and foremost, my summer transfers, renewed squad pages and first season results including our debut in Europa League. Hope you'll enjoy it! Summer transfers I decided not to change Crystal Palace squad much this time. The modest transfer campaign was caused by my wish to avoid many squad
  • We can be Heroes

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    9 May 2015 | 10:55 pm
    Blog post 901 Hi dear blog readers, It's a pleasure to state I managed to finish the 3rd season yesterday. It was really heroic finish I should confess. The point is in that I had several key players injured during last 8 Premier League fixtures. Despite that, my team was in totally great morale and made a wonderful unbeaten run in the end. The Eagles were definitely on a roll creating some
  • Two FA Cup replays with different outcomes

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    2 May 2015 | 11:12 pm
    Hello dear blog readers, Today I have a special post because its number is 900 in True Football Manager blog history. I am proud to keep blogging and grateful for your inspiration that really helps! Winter transfers Crystal Palace players out: And now I'd like to begin with winter transfer window results. As I mentioned last time, Odegaard went to PSG for his further career growth
  • -Odegaard, +Zaha

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    25 Apr 2015 | 11:07 pm
    Blog post 899 Hi dear blog readers, You see I am coming up to the 900th blog update and that's awesome. Sometimes it's even difficult to believe into that bearing in mind for how long I have been blogging... This Sunday I am sharing the latest news about Crystal Palace matches and also transfers since I reached the winter transfer window. Transfer news -Odegaard It was impossible for
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    STACK Blog

  • Music in Sports Roundup: Rapper Lil B Curses James Harden

    Maddy Lucier
    27 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to check out Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony hanging with Jay-Z, Russell Westbrook posing with the cast of Pitch Perfect 2,  One Direction playing dodgeball, and Shane Battier weighing in on the One Direction/Zayne Malik split.  Alex Morgan / James
  • How to Repair Your Body and Mind After a Long Season

    Jim Carpentier
    27 May 2015 | 7:45 am
    Sports Conditioning and Wellness Tips to Overcome Weaknesses And Be Strong This Fall By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As the school year ends and having endured
  • Chris Hemsworth Headlines Adventure Film ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

    27 May 2015 | 4:30 am
    Chris Hemsworth (Avengers) will star in the Ron Howard-directed action film In the Heart of the Sea. Based on a real-life maritime disaster in 1820, which served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, the film tells the amazing story of a Nantucket whaling ship that is attacked in the Pacific by a gigantic whale,
  • Zac Efron Movie ‘We Are Your Friends’ Coming This Summer

    26 May 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Zac Efron takes on the role of an ambitious young DJ named Cole Carter in the Hollywood nightlife drama We Are Your Friends. At the beginning of the movie, Cole is an aspiring music artist hanging out with childhood friends and putting everything he has into creating a track that will rocket to the top
  • Quick On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas

    Kait Fortunato
    26 May 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Quick Breakfast Meals for On the Go I'm sure you have heard the statement "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" and how ironic that we
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    Chatham-Kent Sports Network

  • UCC Lancers Play Ball At Comerica Park

    Ian Kennedy
    27 May 2015 | 4:04 am
    UCC baseball player Matt Balkwill with Lancers head coach Jim Tengelis at Comerica Park in Detroit – Contributed PhotoThe UCC Lancers baseball team had a day to remember Wednesday, stepping on to the field at Comerica Park, home of the MLB’s Detroit Tigers, for a double header of their own. UCC organized the exhibition double header against the Sarnia St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish, with players from Tecumseh L’Essor also appearing on each roster. In their first season of LKSSAA baseball competition, UCC played 5 regular season games this season, finishing with a 2-3…
  • Locals Qualify For Jamieson Tour

    Ian Kennedy
    26 May 2015 | 10:32 pm
    Brooke MacKinnon was the top Chatham-Kent finisher at the recent Jamieson Golf Tour qualifier at Fox Glen – Photo by Glenn Gervais/ Jamieson TourThe 2015 Jamieson Junior Golf Tour is ready to hit the links, after the Tour’s qualifer was held last weekend at Fox Glen. The 2015 Tour season will kick off June 27 at Blenheim Community Golf Club. Ninety two golfers teed off vying for approximately 65 tour positions at the qualifier, to join the 46 players who earned exemptions last season. Qualifying medalist scores were the lowest in tour history. Low qualifier in Junior Boys was…
  • Chaos Win Volleyball Gold

    CKSN Submissions
    25 May 2015 | 10:01 pm
    The U18 Kent Chaos won the Motor City Madness tournament – Contributed PhotoThis past weekend, the Chatham-Kent Chaos volleyball club 18U girls team played in the Motor City Madness tournament held in Detroit, Michigan. The Chaos had a great finish to the tournament by capturing the Gold. The Chaos began tournament playing MEVBA 17 Lion West winning in straight sets, then losing their next 2 matches in some very close games to MEVBA Mizuno 18 Black and MEVBA Mizuno 16 Black On Sunday, the Chaos rebounded from their rough start on Saturday winning their quarter-final in straight sets…
  • Cougars Hit The Ground Running

    Ian Kennedy
    25 May 2015 | 9:58 pm
    The Bantam Chatham-Kent Cougars opened their season against the Burlington Stampeders this weekend – Photo by Dean Creechan/ Chatham-Kent CougarsThe Chatham-Kent Cougars kicked off their 2015 regular season this past weekend with several teams in the organization opening their OFC campaigns. Facing the Forest City Thunderbirds, the Chatham-Kent Cougars Peewee team opened with a 49-0 win. Darion Bacik-Hadden scored two touchdowns in the game, running for over 70 yards. Tyler Shumanski also had a pair of touchdowns, while Cody Boulley, Dylan Simpson, and Braydon Hazzard had one touchdown…
  • Ballhawks Show Promise, Win Title

    Ian Kennedy
    25 May 2015 | 9:01 pm
    The U16 Chatham Ballhawks won the Silver Division at the Motor City Madness tournament this past weekend – Contributed PhotoThe 16U Ballhawks Girls went to Novi, Michigan this weekend to compete in Motor City Madness. They were ranked 15 out of 24 teams in the 16 Club division. By tournament’s end however, the promising Ballhawks team would by the 7th ranked team, and leave with a win in the Silver Division championship final. In Pool play, the Chatham Ballhawks fell to the Michigan Elite 15 Black – 15-25, 16-25, defeated the Great Lakes 16 – 26-24, 13-25, 15-9, and…
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • Are Cavs, Warriors ready to make NBA history?

    25 May 2015 | 7:37 am
    With their overtime win last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference Final series against the Atlanta Hawks. The Golden State Warriors have a 3-0 lead in their Western Conference Final series against Houston and will try for the four-game sweep tonight. Since 1958 when the NBA went to a […]Are Cavs, Warriors ready to make NBA history? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Is jon Lester the worst hitter in MLB history? Today he is!

    23 May 2015 | 8:15 am
    After eight-plus seasons in Boston and a short stint in Oakland, Jon Lester became a free agent last year and eventually signed with the Chicago Cubs. Lester was one of the most sought-after free agents last year as a three-time all-star, a 116-67 pitching career record and three World Series victories. One thing, however, is […]Is jon Lester the worst hitter in MLB history? Today he is! is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote

    Double G Sports
    22 May 2015 | 12:23 pm
    I believe that Triple H’s role in NXT is really putting a light on how narrow minded Vince McMahon is with how he shows the Divas division and how it needs to change. If Triple H can make developmental talent like Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch look like hall of fame athletes in the ring, […]GAIL KIM’S FIERY COMMENTS TOWARDS VINCE MCMAHON is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote

    Double G Sports
    22 May 2015 | 12:20 pm
    On Thursday, former Rutgers and Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice had his third-degree assault charges dismissed after Rice completed a year long pre-trial intervention program. Video surfaced of Rice hitting his then-fiancé (now wife) Janay Palmer in an elevator in an Atlantic City casino in February 2014 and had domestic violence charges placed against […]POTENTIAL SUITORS FOR FORMER RUTGERS RB RAY RICE is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote

    Double G Sports
    22 May 2015 | 12:06 pm
    One of New Jersey’s finest female basketball stars, Ka-Deidre “Di Di” Simmons, is looking to make a lifelong dream come true as she battles for a roster spot on the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun. Simmons, who led Malcolm X Shabazz HS to three consecutive New Jersey state basketball titles and who most recently left Seton Hall […]WNBA SPOTLIGHT: SIMMONS CHASING HER DREAM WITH CONNECTICUT SUN is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
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    The Love of Sports

  • Time Inc. Acquires FanSided

    Avery D'Alessandro
    27 May 2015 | 6:26 am
    FanSided, the mostly user-generated sports blog, has been acquired by Time Inc. for an estimated 8-12M. Like Bleacher Report, FanSided is a millennial-driven sports blog covering breaking news, lifestyle, and short, bite-size pieces of content. In exchange for exposure, FanSided has been able to amass 1500+ contributors to their media venture. The startup was bootstrapped by brothers Adam and Zach Best, who will stay on with Time Inc, signing multi-year contracts. Although a small acquisition in comparison to Bleacher Report’s 200 million exit to Turner Broadcasting, it’s a…
  • 3 Sports Business Stories To Start Your Day

    Avery D'Alessandro
    26 May 2015 | 6:42 am
    Dreaded Tuesday is here when hangovers are abundant, and “I wish I didn’t eat/drink that”, occurs. Well, don’t beat yourself up. Get back on the horse today and don’t fear those four-hundred  emails waiting for you this morning.  You’ve got this. College Conferences are Printing Money Colleges conferences are continuing to make a crazy amount of money on TV revenue. The San Jose Mercury just reported the Pac 12 – and every school in the conference, are doing quite alright. Revenue is up almost 30% (!) over the prior year, per reports. Young Kids…
  • NBA Could Move Finals Up to June 2nd Amidst Sweeps

    Avery D'Alessandro
    25 May 2015 | 6:34 am
    With both the East and West Conference Finals at surprising  3-0 leads, the NBA has started mulling over the idea of moving the finals up a full week. The start of the NBA Finals is scheduled right now for June 4th. For fans, moving up the series would be a good thing. A week in between games would be dreadful. It would kill the momentum of the playoffs and probably kill ratings once the series did start. There are no scheduled events at Oracle Arena or Quicken Loans Arena that would make rescheduling the series a problem. For fans and journalists, it might. It is, after all, the start of…
  • Jeff Gordon Joins Fox as on-air analyst in 2016

    Avery D'Alessandro
    22 May 2015 | 6:41 am
    Jeff Gordon will be joining Fox’s Nascar studio coverage in 2016 after his retirement from the sports. Gordon, in his 23rd and final Sprint Cup Series Season, will join Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip on-air for the entire 2016 season. “NASCAR has provided me so many incredible memories, experiences and opportunities throughout my 23 years as a driver, and I can’t wait to start a new chapter in racing with this new relationship with Fox,” Gordon said Thursday. “I feel so lucky to be a part of a sport that I’m very passionate about, and now I get the…
  • Chicago Cubs Have a PR Issue

    Avery D'Alessandro
    21 May 2015 | 3:04 pm
    The Cubs Cubs might have made an honest mistake while taking out the trash. During the recent reconstruction of Wrigley Field, personalized bricks fans paid $160 for were found in a nearby dumpster. Seemingly, these were supposed to line Addison and Clark streets for the foreseeable future. The hope was that they would be replaced and put back in the same place after the construction. The Cubs sent a letter to fans in March outlining their plans for the bricks before digging them up: “We are taking great care to preserve and protect your paver as work continues in and around the…
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    The Blog That Boredom Built

  • Adrian Peterson: Out of Touch

    Erik Voldness
    26 May 2015 | 1:37 pm
    Adrian Peterson is one of if not the top running back in football. There's little doubt that the Vikings will be a better team next season with AP as their starting running back, and for that reason the Vikings continue to insist they won't trade him.I don't think the Vikings are as against trading him as they've indicated publicly, but rather I think no teams stepped up and made an offer the Vikings deemed fair. If Dallas wants to give up multiple first round picks, I think you'd see the Vikings moving on from their talented star. Using AP's cap money to get two solid defensive starters…
  • Looking At Danny Santana

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

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

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

    Erik Voldness
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:53 am
    Ricky Rubio can't shoot. I would imagine looking through basketball fans tweets during a Timberwolves game would reveal several tweets complaining about Rubio's shooting ability. And while it is true that Rubio's shooting leaves a lot to be desired, fans as usual focus on the "flashy" part of the game rather than the big picture.When Miguel Cabrera won the triple crown, many fans were convinced that he HAD to be the MVP, because he had won the triple crown for goodness sakes! How could he not win it? It's simple; fans and writers and even "baseball experts" had been valuing the wrong parts of…
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  • Touch Line: Episode 18 (Special Guest: Ian Joy)

    Brett Austin
    27 May 2015 | 5:28 am
    In this week’s edition of the Touch Line Podcast, Rich and Brett have a special guest as they interview former Real Salt Lake player and current New York City FC Color Commentator: Ian Joy! Ian talks about the way the that NYCFC was built, his days as a player, and gives his current thoughts on the RSL fan base and coaches. Worth the time to listen! Contact the hosts @frisbee_rich, @A24Brett  or the show @TouchLine_TBS or Ian Joy: @JOYPAULIAN ***We are on iTunes and Stitcher. Download us today! Leave us a review!*** The post Touch Line: Episode 18 (Special Guest: Ian Joy) appeared…
  • Jedi & Jerms On The Jazz Episode 22: Mad Max NBA

    Alan "Jedi" Zaugg
    26 May 2015 | 8:35 am
    Jedi & Jerms Episode 22: Mad Max NBA This week – John is still feeling hangover affects from seeing Mad Max: Fury Road. John and Alan discuss the NBA Draft Lottery and the Utah Jazz’ 12th pick in the coming draft. They discuss who could be the Jazz’ option at 12. And they pick their favorite – Frank Kaminsky or Jerian Grant? They then get into playoff talk and review/preview the matchups. We welcome your thoughts, tweets and comments:@jediandjerms, @jedizaugg, @TornByDevin and @jermsguy. *** Please leave a review on iTunes and Stitcher *** The post Jedi…
  • BYU Football: Too Early Preview: BYU vs Michigan

    R Todd Graham
    25 May 2015 | 8:01 am
    On December 21, 1984 BYU was in the Holiday Bowl trying for an undefeated season.  BYU was ranked number one in the only two polls at the time and came back to beat the Wolverines 24-17, winning the National Championship that year.   On September 26, 2015 BYU will play Michigan for only the second time ever. The stakes won’t be as high but it’s still a big game for both teams.  Michigan could be another good win against a Power 5 school whereas a win against BYU would help Michigan show that they are making a step back to being a national power. The 2014 Michigan team…
  • WWE Payback vs. NXT Takeover: Unstoppable

    John English
    24 May 2015 | 1:38 pm
    Anticipation for the last couple pay-per-views has been low, while the execution has been better than expected, for the most part. Any disappointments with the card or the individual matches has not been the fault of the workers but with the booking around the matches. Last month, very few people anticipated that Roman Reigns vs. Big Show would steal the show, but the match was booked perfectly and executed by two professionals. This week on Payback, when the booking could get out of the way and the competitors were given time, the matches could succeed. But first, a pet peeve. When they fill…
  • Real Salt Lake: Not Your Common Football Column

    Brett Austin
    22 May 2015 | 9:16 am
    The following was written by Caleb Reeve. Follow Caleb on Twitter @calebreeve I don’t know how anyone else feels about this game against NYCFC. So I’ll tell you how I feel. I hate these guys! Let me count the ways: – Don Garber’s love child was forced down our throat. This team didn’t happen in an organic fashion or because the market demanded it. This isn’t a Minnesota or Orlando City team which built up their fan bases to become something bigger, to achieve and earn their spot in the league. The creation of this team was a money grab. The Yankees and…
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  • Explaining the FIFA corruption arrests

    Andi Thomas
    27 May 2015 | 10:36 am
    Wednesday morning Swiss police -- acting on behalf of the FBI -- arrested a number of high-ranking FIFA officials and seized evidence from FIFA's headquarters. You have questions? We have answers. So, what the hell is going on? The world awoke Wednesday morning to the news that a number of high-ranking FIFA officials had been arrested by Swiss authorities in a Zürich hotel, and were facing extradition to the USA on charges of racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud. Oh, wow. And there's more. A few hours later, the Swiss announced that they had also been busy with their own…
  • It’s Rory McIlroy vs. Rickie Fowler to start the Irish Open

    Emily Kay
    27 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    Rickie Fowler, fresh from his Players Championship victory, draws Rory McIlroy in the first two rounds of the 2015 Irish Open. Let the hype continue, as Rickie Fowler, the once-and-future contestant vying to be Rory McIlroy’s foil, will tee it up with the world No. 1 in the first two rounds of the Irish Open. Billed as the rekindling, on the same Royal County Down course, of a clash between 2007 Walker Cup opponents, this week’s matchup makes more sense as an ongoing duel than Boy Wonder v. Heir Jordan. After all, Fowler has actually beaten McIlroy — as an 18-year-old amateur with…
  • This is a random story about Ja Rule

    James Dator
    27 May 2015 | 10:27 am
    Because you want to hear it. It's 2001 in Greensboro, NC. My stepmother co-owns a small recording studio along with her chief sound engineer, a charming Canadian man who suffers from insomnia. It's shortly after 2 a.m. and the studio phone rings. It's Ja Rule, or more accurately it's one of his entourage. Mr. Rule has been bitten by the creative bug after a concert and he needs to record. He needs to record right now. Nobody is in the studio except the engineer, who, naturally, is finishing up work late at night (this was a regular thing for him). Seeing the opportunity he tells Ja Rule's…
  • How Fred Hoiberg became too big for Iowa State

    Ricky O'Donnell
    27 May 2015 | 10:26 am
    With the Chicago Bulls chasing after the Iowa State coach, his storied career in Ames might finally be over. Fred Hoiberg is Iowa State basketball. He grew up in Ames, starred for the team in the early '90s and returned as head coach to lead the program out of its biggest NCAA Tournament drought in two decades. But after five years of helping his hometown school turn into one of college basketball's most exciting upstarts, Hoiberg may have finally outgrown his pond. At the moment, Iowa State is stuck in a holding pattern, caught in the middle of a seemingly petty, bitter feud…
  • LUNCH JUDGMENT: Describe your lunch, and Jon will rate it between 1 and 10

    Jon Bois
    27 May 2015 | 10:23 am
    Throughout the world, over 1,000 people eat lunch each and every day. Perhaps you're one of them! Leave a comment below describing your lunch, and Jon will rate it on a scale of 1 to 10. Your lunch is not really about you or your personal nutrition. It is about me, Jon, whose duty it is to judge the lunch you have eaten. This is the first day of Lunch Judgment in the year 2015. In case you are new here, this is how it works: 1. You leave a comment below describing the lunch you ate, or are eating, today. 2. Time permitting, I will reply to your comment with a 1-through-10 rating of your…
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    Football Tutorials

  • “Come To Balance” Special Teams Drill

    21 May 2015 | 9:56 am
    There are many times during the kickoff coverage that the defender will actually go through the line, unscathed, with nobody to block him. Or, he’ll break through a block and find himself out in the open.  What do you do next? In this special teams drill, we cover this exact scenario!  The defender is going to come down the field at full speed, and once he gets to a specified point, the returner will begin moving up the field, and then angle in for the angle tackle. The purpose of this special teams drill is for the defender to come to balance, always moving forward, while cha…
  • Football Play: Singleback Trips Right Blast Option

    18 May 2015 | 8:28 am
    If you’ve got a QB with good legs and solid decision making, this football play can be absolutely deadly.You can run it in almost any situation, but it’s most effective with lots of field to work with on the weak side.So wait until you’ve got the ball on one the hash marks, and let ‘er rip! Here’s how this Football Play works… Offensive Line LT:  Seals the DT outside with a block. LG: Double teams NT with C. C: Double teams NT with LG. RG:  Reach block the strong side ILB. RT: Reach block the weak side ILB. Backs & Receivers TE: Seals the DE outside…
  • Special Teams Situations: The “Avoid Opposite” Drill

    14 May 2015 | 8:39 pm
    In this special teams drill, the blocker is working on turning his shoulders and the coverage player is working on destroying the up field shoulder. One important thing to remember in kick off coverage is that the front line should never make contact with your kick off coverage people. So when you look at this particular drill, you are going to read the up field shoulder. One of the key features to this drill is that you need to have your coverage player stem to the side opposite of where he is eventually going to make move to in order to keep the blocker in position. The blocker turns his…
  • Special Teams Drill: Hard Hat Fit

    7 May 2015 | 9:29 am
    Special teams is one of the most commonly ignored, yet vitally important development areas for a youth or high school football team. Coach Jimmy Johnson once stated that teams need to win 2 of 3 phases of the game in order to come out with a “W” – offense, defense, or special teams. In other words, special teams is just as important as offense and defense, and should be treated that way in your game preparation. A good special teams unit requires several team members who are good at blocking after a kickoff or punt in order to allow their returner to gain a large number of yards. Good…
  • “Split Double Team” Kickoff Coverage Drill

    28 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    In today’s video blog post, we are looking at a kickoff coverage drill called the “Split Double Team” Drill.   The Double Team is very important if you are going to face wedge teams, or if you have teams that are kicking out. * This station drill is also very useful in evaluating your players in terms of what position they are going to play on the kickoff coverage. In this kickoff coverage drill, the defender is going to run through the double team using a “dip and rip” technique, while maintaining his balance and then going after the ball carrier. The drill is set up…
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    Online Basketball Drills

  • “What If?” – Transition Offense Situations

    Coach Pat
    22 May 2015 | 3:02 pm
    This is an extension of the Circle Drill for Transition Offense, and a “What If?” scenario – what if player 1, 2 or 3 gets the rebound? Here is what to do if that happens! If 2 gets the rebound, he outlets to the 1 and 5 is running straight down the middle of the […] The post “What If?” – Transition Offense Situations appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Game Planning for Success

    Coach Pat
    15 May 2015 | 2:25 pm
    Multiple Defenses Defensively I am a multiple defense guy. I am not a stubborn guy, we will scout an opponent and put together a defensive plan that is determined by the opponent’s strengths. I love John Wooden’s philosophy that his teams worry only about themselves in regards to doing what they do and doing it […] The post Game Planning for Success appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Teaching the 1-3-1 Zone Defense

    Coach Pat
    15 May 2015 | 2:17 pm
    I start in the classroom with my players and display on the erase board how we set up the 1-3-1 defense and the numbering of players. I later do this on the court. #1 is the top position, #2 is the baseline position, #’s 3 and 4 are the wing positions and #5 is the […] The post Teaching the 1-3-1 Zone Defense appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Winning the Battle on the Boards

    Coach Pat
    15 May 2015 | 2:00 pm
    I feel the most important statistic in determining who wins a basketball game is rebound margin, i.e. the percent of total number of rebounds in the game. Obviously rebounding is influenced by forcing our opponents to take difficult shots while getting good shots ourselves and leading in turnover margin. However, over the years if we […] The post Winning the Battle on the Boards appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • “4 Up Play from the 1-4 High Set” Offensive Play

    Coach Pat
    11 May 2015 | 10:41 am
    This offensive play runs out of a 1-4 high set, with the point guard up top, the 4 and 5 at the top of the key and the 2 and 3 at the foul line extended. The play starts with the 5 sliding up to set a ball screen for the 1. As this is […] The post “4 Up Play from the 1-4 High Set” Offensive Play appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
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  • Rousey gets Romantic

    Shaquirah Jackson
    26 May 2015 | 10:57 am
    In an interview with Access Hollywood, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey talked about her new movie, Entourage and her love life. She admitted that she is looking and even hinted to a fellow boxer that may have caught her eye. She said that she and Floyd Mayweather probably won’t be fighting anytime soon…unless they end up together. AND, Rousey decribed her type: TALL, DARK, AND HANDSOME. Although Ronda appears to be a tough cookie, she admits that she wants to be treated like a lady at the end of the day. Let’s keep an eye out for these two–there may be something there! What…
  • The Rock – Wrestler, Actor, Wedding Officiant (VIDEO)

    Lesley Batson
    24 May 2015 | 7:05 pm
    Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has such a big heart. He has been all around the country promoting his new movie San Andreas, including scheduled time with his buddy Nick Bundy from The Screen Junkies.  He was asked if he would be willing to stand in a surprise wedding for Bundy and well, just watch and see what happened. What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen at a wedding?
  • #FCF – Felix: Fit and Fabulous

    Shaquirah Jackson
    22 May 2015 | 5:07 pm
      Whoop! Whoop! Today is FRIDAY! Not only does that mean that the weekend is upon us, but it is #FCF– Fanatchicks Friday! Today, I want to take some time out and recognize Allyson Felix for her achievements! For those who don’t know, Felix is an American track and field athlete known for winning the 2012 Olympic gold amongst a host of other medals and recognition. She seems like such a humble woman! Many blessings your way Allyson Felix, continue to shine and be an inspiration for girls and women around the world.
  • #TBT Favorite Fanatchick Film – Love & Basketball

    Shaquirah Jackson
    21 May 2015 | 4:14 am
    If you never dreamed of having the type of relationship like Monica and Quincy’s then I don’t know what to tell you! Love and Basketball is 15 years old and it is in fact a timeless film and an African-American classic. The love story that follows two aspiring athletes has its moments of laughs and tears. I remember watching it when I was younger, wanting a relationship like theirs even though I was not even the least bit interested in basketball–sports for that matter. In honor of #TBT, go out and get Love and Basketball or watch it over and over on DVD like I will be…
  • Beyoncé Does It Again

    Shaquirah Jackson
    20 May 2015 | 11:14 am
    #BestfriendGoals After her sexy, embellished dress and ponytail at the Met Gala went viral, it was clear that Beyoncé always shows up and shows out. Photos of Nicki and Beyoncé’s video “Feeling Myself” have sparked positive reviews as the photos reflect friendship, feminism, and embracing oneself with confidence. Beyoncé, wearing a one-piece Derrick Rose swimsuit that all but hides her curvaceous figure, is the epitome of sexy and she makes it a point to embrace herself, exuding self-confidence. Beyoncé is openly a feminist and her actions show just that. Wearing the…
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    Sportsvibe football news

  • England And Arsenal Star Ruled Out Through Injury

    27 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    Arsenal and England striker Danny Wellbeck has been ruled out of the weekend's FA Cup final against Aston Villa. The Gunners forward has been struggling with a knee injury in recent months and has not played since the sides FA Cup semi-final victory over Reading last month. The England international had been hoping to recover in time for the Wembley final this weekend, however according to the latest reports at the Daily Express the former Manchester United man is set to miss not only this weekend but Englands upcoming internationals. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said: Welbeck will not be fit…
  • Manchester United Edge Closer To Star Defender

    27 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has been handed a major boost in his quest to sign Kamil Glik after Torinos president admitted the Serie A outfit are willing to listen to offers for the defender. The club captain has impressed for the Italian side this season and his performances have attracted the attention of United, who are ready to go all out to strengthen their defence this summer. Van Gaal is thought to be lining up two new centre-backs, and according to the Metro, the Dutchman has taken a huge step forward in the pursuit for Glik. Torino president Urbano Cairo said: He has a…
  • Exclusive Q & A: Red Bull Pilot Hannes Arch Talks To Sportsvibe

    27 May 2015 | 8:24 am
    Sportsvibe was lucky enough to be invited to Munich by Red Bull to experience just what it is like to get in a Red Bull Air Race plane. After our unbelievable experience we sat down with pilot Hannes Arch to discuss his life in the cockpit, how he got into aerobatics and his life outside of flying. Sportsvibe: How did you get into flying? Hannes Arch: Actually I started hand gliding when I was 15 with my dad. Then it went on to paragliding in which I was a professional test pilot and competition pilot. Then I transferred from there to aerobatics, which is what you must do before you go air…
  • New West Ham Manager Will Have 25million To Spend

    27 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    West Ham will be handing whoever their new manager is 25million to spend on strengthening the squad this summer, having parted ways with Sam Allardyce on the last day of the Premier League season. The Hammers enjoyed a blistering start to the season, and were as high as fourth at Christmas with big wins against the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool, but faded badly to finish 12th. According to the Daily Star, the Hammers owners believe the squad needs improving, especially now they are going to be competing in the Europa League from the first qualifying stage. And the new manager that…
  • Tottenham Set To Land Manchester United Target

    27 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    Spurs are preparing to make a stunning 12million offer for Burnley striker Danny Ings despite the fact he will become a free agent at the start of next week. The England Under-21 international will be leaving Turf Moor after the clubs relegation from the Premier League was confirmed, and he is not short of interest with a number of rival clubs ready to fight it out for the forward. Manchester United, Liverpool and Real Sociedad are all thought to be in the running for Ings, but according to the Metro, Mauricio Pochettino is preparing to blow his rivals out of the water with a mammoth…
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    Y! Sports Blogs - Yahoo Sports

  • Four teams banned from 2015-16 postseason for low APR scores

    Jeff Eisenberg
    27 May 2015 | 11:28 am
    The NCAA's annual release of the newest Academic Progress Rate data will once again have minimal impact on the upcoming college basketball season. None of the teams penalized for substandard scores hail from major conferences or even quality mid-major leagues. Alcorn State, Florida A&M, Stetson and Central Arkansas are the only four teams that received postseason bans for the upcoming season. Alcorn State, Central Arkansas and Savannah State also face practice time restrictions, while Florida A&M faces that and other potential penalties including scholarship reductions, coach-specific…
  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Hawks, the Cavs, systems and stars

    Dan Devine
    27 May 2015 | 11:25 am
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Kevin Arnovitz on the state of the Atlanta Hawks' system-over-superstars experiment in the moments after having the best season in franchise history ended by the biggest superstar there is. PF: SB Nation and Bleacher Report. For more smart meditations on the "stars vs. structures" debate, we turn to Paul Flannery, Tom Ziller and Howard Beck. SF: The Triangle. A good read…
  • Idaho football's APR once again falls below standard

    Nick Bromberg
    27 May 2015 | 11:09 am
    The Idaho football team could be facing more APR-related sanctions. The academic progress rate scores for schools were released Wednesday and Idaho's football score was once again low. The Vandals had an APR of 896 in 2013-2014, the fourth-straight year the team's APR has been below the 930 mark. Teams must have a four-year average above 930 to avoid penalties. It's Idaho's fourth-straight year of having an average below 930. Idaho was banned from the 2014 postseason because of low APR scores and it's feasible to think a bowl ban could be in the offing again in the future. Though we're…
  • Marek vs. Wyshynski Podcast: Pete DeBoer hired, Rangers win, Game 6 with Tracey Meyers

    Greg Wyshynski
    27 May 2015 | 10:45 am
    LISTEN HERE! [And if that doesn't work, try here.] It's a Wednesday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, and we're talking about the following and more: Special Guest Star: Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago joins us to talk Game 6 for the Blackhawks and Ducks! • The Conference Final coverage! • Peter DeBoer hired by the Sharks. • Hockey News and Views Question of the Day: What do think of Peter DeBoer as Sharks coach? Email or hit us on Twitter with the hashtag #MvsW to @wyshynski or @jeffmarek. Click here for the Sportsnet live…
  • The Atlanta Hawks? Gone till November.

    Kelly Dwyer
    27 May 2015 | 10:22 am
    It’s just fine to wonder if the 2014-15 Atlanta Hawks were merely a regular season wonder. A team to take advantage of your weary outfit on a Monday night in January after you flew in from playing in Miami on Friday and Orlando on Saturday, and possibly enjoyed a little too much of Atlanta on a Sunday night “off.” It’s OK to slough off any comparisons to the 2004 Detroit Pistons, a team with three killer All-Stars and a point man in Chauncey Billups that could take over games with just 12 field goal attempts to his name. It’s OK to worry. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best…
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    Sportmentary Online Sports Talk

  • 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 said 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... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Rafael Soriano Not A Good Fit For The Young Twins

    Anthony B
    1 May 2015 | 1:49 pm
    One of the most talented free agents in baseball right now is Rafael Soriano. The closer has had a very successful career up to this point, and he has saved 117 games in the last 3 years. Despite all of that success, people are still looking at his... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sportmentary Article on LastWordOnSports

    Anthony B
    28 Apr 2015 | 7:38 am has posted an article by Sportmentary. It is an article about St. Louis Blues Head Coach Ken Hitchcock and is a must read for our readership. You can read the article here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Minnesota Still Holds Upper Hand in Adrian Peterson Saga

    Anthony B
    20 Apr 2015 | 12:26 pm
    While Adrian Peterson (AP) tries to posture and flex his muscle, saying he wants out of Minnesota, I still maintain that he holds almost no leverage. I believe that the Vikings have the upper hand. It's true that in many cases a disgruntled NFL... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Capital Sports

  • Casillas welcomes De Gea Real move

    TEAMtalk Media
    27 May 2015 | 9:11 am
    Manchester United keeper, David de Gea applauds after their victory against Arsenal at the Emirates. He has been linked to a move to Real Madrid MADRID, May 27- Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he would welcome the signing of Manchester United stopper David De Gea. De Gea has been heavily linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu this off-season, with Casillas’ position as number one already under threat. But the Madrid skipper says he would welcome the signing, and competition, even if it means he is no longer the automatic first choice. “If De Gea does come here,…
  • Rebel FKF boss ‘served’ 7-day notice

    27 May 2015 | 8:15 am
    NAIROBI, May 27- Rebel Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Nyanza boss, Tom Alila has reportedly been given a week to  “show cause why disciplinary action should not be taken against him for contravening the integrity code for members of NEC.” The National Executive Committee (NEC) member hit local headlines when he called on federation boss, Sam Nyamweya and his deputy, Robert Asembo to resign with immediate effect amid claims of corruption. According to FKF Media, Alila is accused of being behind the embarrassing leaks of exchanges between the federation and media partner, MP and Silva who…
  • Chairman Kasavuli quits Leopards lair

    27 May 2015 | 6:10 am
    NAIROBI, May 27- AFC Leopards chairman, Allan Kasavuli has resigned from his post on Wednesday afternoon in stunning fashion to plunge The Den into further chaos. Kasavuli who has been under siege for failing to arrest the gripping financial crisis that has seen the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) titan’s players not paid salaries, allowances and bonuses for three months, brought his turbulent two-year reign to an anti-climatic end in a brief three paragraph quit letter. “It is with a heavy heart that I tender my resignation as the chairman of AFC Leopards SC with immediate effect to…
  • Fifa hqs raided in World Cup probe

    27 May 2015 | 3:51 am
    Fifa president, Sepp Blatter during a visit to Russia to inspect preparations of the 2018 World Cup. Fifa headquarters were raided Wednesday in probe over awarding of 2018 and 2022 World Cup in Qatar. GENEVA, May 21- Swiss police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of FIFA, seizing documents in a probe linked to fraud in the awarding of the 2018 and 2020 World Cups, the Swiss attorney-general’s office said. The raids follow the shock dawn arrest of six top football officials in Zurich, where FIFA is headquartered, only two days before its president Sepp Blatter seeks reelection as head…
  • Wenger confirms Vidal interest

    TEAMtalk Media
    27 May 2015 | 3:21 am
    Arturo Vidal leads the celebrations after Juventus beat Monaco in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. Arsene Wenger confirmed interest in the midfielder. LONDON, May 27- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed the club are interested in signing Arturo Vidal from Juventus, but admits there has been no official bid. Vidal, who has been instrumental in Juve’s progression to next month’s Champions League final, has been linked with a an off-season move to the Emirates Stadium, with some in Italy reporting the two clubs have already agreed a fee for the Chilean midfielder. The…
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    No Guts, No Glory

  • Christian Ponder is starting to embrace his role as a backup quarterback

    J Will
    27 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    Oakland Raiders QB Christian Ponder has been through a lot since he arrived in the NFL. His time with the Minnesota Vikings was painful and forgettable as he never had a steady line to protect him. The Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater last year which meant that Ponder’s time there was over.Now he is with the Raiders and finds himself in the same position he was in last year. Derek Carr, who was drafted by the Raiders last year is the unquestioned starter coming into the 2015 season. Ponder knows this and is now starting to embrace his role as a backup quarterback.   “My job, I…
  • Report: Clippers are looking to acquire a draft pick

    J Will
    27 May 2015 | 7:30 am
    I have talked about the Los Angeles Clippers plenty over the past few months. With some many questions surrounding this team, nothing that they surprises me anymore. The Clippers are still in win now mode but the move that they are contemplating on making doesn’t make sense at all. The Clippers don’t have any picks in this year’s NBA Draft, but they are trying to change that. According to Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times, the Clippers are looking to acquire a pick for the NBA Draft.   The Clippers do NOT have a pick in this draft but they are looking to acquire one…
  • SEC commissioner on satellite camps: “Ban them or we will join the party”

    J Will
    27 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    One of the biggest headlines this off-season has been the discussion about satellite camps. Many SEC coaches have been very vocal about these camps and don’t want them to take place. With the SEC meetings going on in Destin, Florida, the new SEC commissioner Greg Sankey was asked about this situation Tuesday evening. Sankey didn’t pull no punches and said that he will propose a national ban on those camps. If that doesn’t work, he will relax the rule and let SEC schools join the party.   On satellite camps, Greg Sankey says SEC will propose national rule outlawing…
  • Gus Bradley is not thrilled that Chris Clemons choose not to come to OTA’s

    J Will
    27 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    The Jacksonville Jaguars started their OTA’s on Tuesday and there were two notable no-shows. The team’s first pick Dante Fowler was not there as he awaiting surgery after tearing his ACL. The other no-show is the probably the Jaguars best defensive player, Chris Clemons. The Jags had the same problem last year with Clemons, but this time he let them know ahead of time that he was not coming. Well that didn’t go over to well with head coach Gus Bradley, who was not thrilled that Clemons has decided not to come to OTA’s.   “We’ve communicated and he…
  • Report: Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried want to be traded unless Denver makes a major move

    J Will
    27 May 2015 | 6:00 am
    To say that the Denver Nuggets were a disappointment this season would be an understatement to say the least. The Nuggets reputation also took a major hit after how they handled firing head coach Brian Shaw. Now the organization has to deal with the unhappiness of their two star players. Throughout the season, the Nuggets made it known that Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried were available to be traded. Well now it looks things have changed with Lawson and Faried and their status with the team. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, the duo want to be trade unless the Nuggets can make a…
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    CoachUp Blog

  • What Makes the Parent of a Champion, the Parent of a Champion?

    Janis Meredith
    19 May 2015 | 11:07 am
    Last year I watched a show about Olympic parents, and I wondered, would they all be hard-driving parents?  Were they super competitive? What did they do to help their child achieve championship status? Their answers were not really what I’d expected, but they most definitely made me smile. These are the thoughts that their sports parent behavior broadcast loud and clear: You help your child become a champion by being supportive, not pushy. You’ve seen pushy parents, the ones who always speak for their children, demand a lot from their children, and insist on pushing their kids to perform…
  • 5 Ways NOT to Motivate your Athlete

    Janis Meredith
    5 May 2015 | 7:10 am
    Motivating your athlete in youth sports  is not an exact science; it’s more like an art form. It’s trial and error — a learning process for parents as much as it is for kids because every child is different and every child responds differently to motivational tactics. But before you start looking for ways to help your child get motivated in sports, consider this: Are you keeping the big picture in mind? If your objective is to help your child work hard so they can learn physical, emotional and mental skills that will stick with him or her for life, then avoid these short-term…
  • Top 3 Reasons Sports Parents Get Discouraged and How To Fight It

    Janis Meredith
    21 Apr 2015 | 6:33 am
    No one warns you when you sign up your child for his first season of sports that it’s not going to be all fun and games. Oh, it probably starts out that way. But something happens as kids get older and the competition gets stiffer; the light hearted fun gets forgotten as many parents get discouraged with the messiness of youth sports. I’d like to suggest the three top reasons I believe sports parents get discouraged and what they can do to fight those feelings. Reason #1 Unmet Expectations When the youth sports journey doesn’t progress as we imagined it would, it’s easy to want to…
  • 11 Myths About Playing Sports in College

    Janis Meredith
    7 Apr 2015 | 7:32 am
    There’s a lot of hype, misinformation, and unrealistic expectations when it comes to playing sports in college. I did my homework and found the top college recruiting myths that need to be busted. Parents and athletes, take note: Myth #1: High school coaches will get you recruited. Your athlete is the only one responsible for his recruitment. Coaches can help, certainly, and provide guidance, but it is the athlete’s job to market himself. Myth #2: Grades won’t matter if you are a really good athlete. Of course, top athletes will be pursued more vigorously, but most colleges want…
  • Welcoming Stephen Curry to CoachUp

    Jordan Fliegel
    27 Mar 2015 | 10:42 am
    He’s the hottest name in professional sports, the best player on the best team in the NBA, the overwhelming favorite for the NBA’s MVP award, an electrifying highlight reel, the best shooter in the history of the game — and an even better person, father, husband and son. But what you may not know about Stephen Curry is that his story — from a small, skinny kid that no major school wanted to recruit, to arguably the best player in the game — is a CoachUp success story, and one that was formed even before our company existed. Stephen made himself great through hard work,…
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    Kevin Krest's Positively Sports


    Kevin Krest
    14 May 2015 | 11:28 am
    I've waited a few days to weigh in on the deflate-gate controversy. After all, we've had a riveting game seven of an NHL playoff series, four NBA playoff series that stand at 3 - 2, a thrilling comeback and playoff victory by Ricky Fowler in golf's premier non-major event and the upcoming Preakness Stakes, where American Pharoah will start as the only horse remaining with a chance at the elusive Triple Crown. So forgive me if I haven't been consumed, as has much of the sports talk radio world has been, with a scandal that is short on facts and long on conjecture. I'm not so sure the timing of…

    Kevin Krest
    13 May 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Wild Weekend: It was an incredible weekend of sports action. Friday night, the New York Rangers scored a tying goal against the Washington Capitals with less than two minutes left in the third period, then stayed alive in their second round series by winning in overtime. The same night, Derrick Rose hit a prayer of a three pointer at the buzzer to lift Chicago to a victory over Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving the Bulls 2 -1 edge their second round NBA series. But then on Sunday afternoon, James returned the favor, nailing a last second jumper from the corner to even the…

    Kevin Krest
    7 May 2015 | 1:03 pm
    Collins Gets Raw Deal: This entire piece is predicated on the supposition that former LSU and reportedly current Dallas Cowboy offensive tackle La'el Collins was not involved in the death of his former girlfriend, Brittney Mills. Mills was murdered on April 24 and the uncertainty around Collins' role in the episode caused him to drop from a likely first round pick to an undrafted free agent. Unfortunately, that drop probably cost him somewhere in the area of $5 million in guaranteed money (taking into consideration his contract with the Cowboys). I have some issues with the system, since this…

    Kevin Krest
    5 May 2015 | 3:43 pm
    Tiger and Lindsey Part Ways: Maybe the best thing for the fallen golf superstar will be to focus on just golf and his kids for a while. Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn mutually announced, or as close as we come these days, with virtually simultaneous Twitter, Facebook and other social media releases that they had decided to go their separate ways. They cited the hectic schedules of top tier individual athletes as the primary reason for the split. That's certainly understandable, especially if they really did care about being there for each other. I know many people still haven't forgiven Tiger…

    Kevin Krest
    28 Apr 2015 | 11:19 am
    Capitals Advance: Having grown up in Virginia, the Washington Capitals became my favorite hockey team. In their forty-one years of existence, they've had periods of strong play, but never much post-season success. In fact, they've only advanced to the Stanley Cup finals once, getting swept by the Red Wings in 1998. I've witnessed a lot of heartbreaking moments over the years, even a four overtime loss in a game seven to the Islanders, the team the Caps finally defeated last night 2 - 1 in the seventh game of their opening playoff series. Next comes a series with the Rangers, but for today…
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    My Football Mentor: Football Training & Coaching Videos for Receivers, Quarterbacks, Running Backs

  • What Are You Doing This Off-Season?

    Brad DeHaven
    9 May 2015 | 12:37 am
    It’s easy to argue that off season training is the most important phase of any football skills and conditioning plan. Not only will it help the athlete to recover physically and psychologically during the season, it will be hugely important to neurological and physical development of any player. 1. Neurologically, off-season training is where you can consistently repeat your basic technique movements (based on your position: backpedal, throwing, catching, etc.) thus developing the groves in your brain that make a skill ‘second nature’. This is where you can master your craft…
  • My Football Mentor Video Challenge!

    Brad DeHaven
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:05 am
    Off Season. Some players and coaches see it as a time to chill and forget about football for a while. Nothing wrong with that. But others see it as a time to get better and to work on the little things that can make a big difference on a Friday night 5 months from now. If you are a coach or a player and would like to contribute to our world-wide football community then we have a challenge for you!  Create a short video (1 – 5 minutes) of something you are doing in the off-season to improve as an athlete or coach.  It doesn’t have to be professional or produced, it just has to be…
  • The16 Hour Day of Texas HS Football Coaches

    Brad DeHaven
    14 Apr 2015 | 12:03 am
    Everything is big in Texas including the work hours, heart, and commitment of the High School football coaches. The following video shows a day in the life of Arlington Martin football coach Bob Wager, who spends 90 hours a week on the job.   A classic line in the video is, “I’d rather work 90 hours a week in a job that I love, than 40 hours a week in a job that I hate.”  (Video below by Jared Chrisopher/Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • Building Unity Among Offensive Linemen

    Ty Palmer
    21 Mar 2015 | 1:28 am
    Offensive linemen are a very unique and special group. It is a fraternity to coach and/or play offensive line. We as a whole tend to stand up for and defend each other at all costs even if we do not know the other guy. The only thing we have to know is he is a lineman like me. This is what makes coaching the offensive line so special yet so challenging at the same time. There are not many kids in the backyards and parks of America that dream of being a center on 4th and 1 in a state championship game and getting a pancake block that keeps the drive alive. If you find that kid, please call me…
  • Bet Against Me!

    Brad DeHaven
    17 Mar 2015 | 10:34 pm
      In the video below, ”Only Two things You Can Do,” the Patriots receiver defies the critics who once questioned his ability to be a difference-maker in the NFL. He reads the 2009 post-draft report that labeled him “too small” and “a gimmick prospect,” all while showing how hard work and determination got him to where he is today. Never forget that It’s not the size of the man in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the man.   Visit CoachUp to learn more about the company that connects athletes with private coaches.
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    Simply Swim Blog

  • The Importance of Pool Training for Open Water Swimmers

    Richard Watts
    26 May 2015 | 7:53 am
    So at last the open water swimming season is upon us, for many of you the arrival of the OW season could not have come soon enough as it is an opportunity to leave the monotony of the pool and venture into the great outdoors! My blog this week is going to be looking at why it is important to ensure that you still have a large volume of pool work in your training regime and the benefit of this. The question I get asked often as a coach is ‘’Why do I need to train in the pool if I am going to be racing in open water?’’ This is quite a sensible question really, surely you want to be…
  • Simply Swim, Funkita & Funky Trunks Support Water Aid!

    Robyn Caldwell
    22 May 2015 | 1:35 am
    This year we are very pleased to announce that here at Simply Swim we are partnering with Funkita and Funky Trunks who are proud to support WaterAid! WaterAid is a great charity that work to provide clean water to people who would not otherwise be able to access it. It’s a really worthwhile cause so here at Simply Swim we are extremely pleased to be getting involved in fundraising this year. For the 48 hours of Sunday 24th May and Monday 25th May, Simply Swim and Funkita and Funky Trunks will be jointly donating to WaterAid. These donations will help WaterAid to improve so many lives…
  • Our Top 5 Swimming Blog Posts

    Robyn Caldwell
    15 May 2015 | 1:29 am
    Here at Simply Swim we love writing about our favourite things in the swimming world. From triathlon, to leisure swimming to first swimmers, you can find articles about all of it here on our blog. That got us to thinking, what are our favourite posts? What has seemed to be really popular with our readers? So here in one handy place we have gathered together 5 of our most popular posts for your reading enjoyment!   1. Best UK Indoor Water Parks Looking for some family fun in the UK? Why not take the kids to a water park! Here we round up a few of the best parks around!     2.
  • Top 5 Swim Tips with FINIS

    Robyn Caldwell
    28 Apr 2015 | 7:59 am
    One of the great brands we stock here at Simply Swim is Finis, they create a whole range of different swimming equipment that in their words “help swimmers swim better”. Whether you swim for fitness, for competition or for life, their products are designed to improve performance. To help you make the most of these brilliant training aids the team over at Finis have put together some great tips on how to use a few of their key products…  1. Utilise The Tempo Trainer Pro In & Out Of The Water Use your Tempo Trainer Pro in a pool workout and in dryland…
  • The Simply Swim App!

    Robyn Caldwell
    21 Apr 2015 | 1:31 am
    Want to be able to shop Simply Swim on the go? Then maybe our brand new app is what you need! Whether you’re an iPhone user or an Android user, there is an app available for your tablet or smartphone. It’s the perfect way to shop for all your swimwear needs at just the click of a button wherever you are. You can find our full range of stock available on our website to browse and buy easily and quickly. You can also watch our product videos and view high resolution product images in the app, making sure you know exactly the product you’re buying without having to be redirected to…
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    Sport Seasons Blog

  • Upcoming Nashville Area Races

    16 May 2015 | 11:30 pm
    There is not question in my mind that we are coming up on a tough time of year for running, walking, and really doing any type of outdoor exercise.  Nashville gets pretty hot and extremely humid, which isn’t fun.  Signing up for a race, even a shorter one, can really help keep me on track during these summer months.  With that in mind, I thought I would share some of my favorite races that are coming up in these next few months. May 23rd: Beyond the Battkefield 5k/10K – This race is coming soon.  It is good because it happens just before the weather gets unbearable. You have…
  • Sport Seasons 27th Anniversary – Thanks to Customers That Shop Local

    Keith Patterson
    15 May 2015 | 2:48 pm
    Sport Seasons, Lions Head Village, Nashville, TN | Circa 1990’s First off, I wanna thank all of you for participating in our ‘80s Week Anniversary celebration. I hope you’ve had as much fun as I have. See, we love giving back to you guys, and what better way than with some fun trivia from the time of our roots? (Did you know some of that stuff still exists?) But there’s more to it. This week has been a celebration of our 27th year in service to middle Tennessee and Knoxville. You know what keeps a local business around for that long? It’s you. If you don’t believe me, here’s…
  • Nashville Vols Hats – Nashville Sounds #tbt

    13 May 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Nashville Sounds “Throwback Thursday” Nashville Vols Adjustable Hat   Once upon a time, our Nashville Sounds were known as The Nashville Vols. They played in Nashville at Sulpher Dell, originally known as Athletic Park, from 1901 to 1963. The Nashville Sounds are honoring their history by wearing throwback uniforms for Thursday games. How cool is that? Join in the #tbt with your very own Nashville Vols Hat.     The post Nashville Vols Hats – Nashville Sounds #tbt appeared first on Sport Seasons Blog.
  • 5 Steps to Recovery After a Marathon

    13 May 2015 | 1:18 pm
    Sometimes the morning after a marathon I feel like I have been hit by a bus, everything hurts. There have been times in the past that the soreness woke me up in the middle of the night when I turned because it was so painful! Walking down stairs and even sitting on the toilet for me used to be awful for a few days after the marathon. Typically my hamstrings are the tightest muscles on my body post race, there were times it seemed they just would not bend right! Doesn’t this make you want to run a marathon?!?! In time, my post marathon recovery has gotten much better. I put in more miles…
  • The Nashville Country Music Marathon – Always a Fun Challenge

    4 May 2015 | 1:51 pm
    Well I can now say I have another full Nashville Country Music Marathon under my belt. I say every year I do the full, that it is going to be my last. Yet that never seems to hold true. I enjoy doing the marathon here because the sights are familiar. I often see spectators out that I haven’t seen in a while, old friends that just happen to be out there cheering someone else on. I enjoy seeing the local companies that volunteer at the water stops and the local high school cheerleaders out cheering us on. The bottom line is that we really do live in a very cool city. The week before the…
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    Women Play Ball

  • Fee, Heimbach Earn Spots on National Team Rosters

    edward helb
    26 May 2015 | 5:49 pm
    Photo courtesy of Duke Sports InformationStefanie Fee and Paula Heimbach DURHAM, N.C. – A pair of former Duke defenders have earned spots on U.S. national team rosters, as Stefanie Fee was named to the 18-player team for the FIH Hockey World League Semifinals and Paula Heimbach was selected to the U.S. women’s national indoor squad. Fee has been a defender on the U.S. women’s national team since her graduation from Duke in 2012. She most recently joined the squad for a test series with Ireland May 18-21 at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa., which saw Team USA came out on top in all…
  • Duke Falls to North Carolina in NCAA Semifinal

    edward helb
    22 May 2015 | 7:36 pm
    Photo courtesy of Jeffrey A. CamaratiClaire Scarrone Click here to watch the video. CHESTER, Pa. – Second-seeded North Carolina scored six unanswered in the second half en route to a 16-7 win over No. 3 seed Duke in the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship semifinal Friday evening at PPL Park. After Duke tied the game 4-4 at the 8:20 mark of the first half, North Carolina outscored the Blue Devils 12-3, including 9-3 in the second half, to advance to its third NCAA Championship game. The Blue Devils conclude their season with a 16-5 overall record. “First, I’d like to congratulate North…
  • Gibbons Heads to Norway with U.S. U-23 National Team

    edward helb
    22 May 2015 | 10:09 am
    Photo courtesy of Duke PhotographyChristina Gibbons DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University junior Christina Gibbons is one of 22 players that will make up the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team squad that will travel to Norway for the Four Nations Tournament May 27-31. The Americans will face Sweden, Norway and England. Gibbons, who hails from Raleigh, N.C., will compete for the second time with the U-23 Women’s National Team, after playing with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team in the World Cup this past summer in Canada.  She played every minute of each of the final three matches for the…
  • NCAA Preliminary Meet Participants Announced

    edward helb
    21 May 2015 | 6:39 pm
    Photo courtesy of Duke PhotographyMorris Williams Track & Field Stadium DURHAM, N.C. – Following Thursday’s announcement by the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee, Duke will be represented by 15 individuals and two relays at next week’s NCAA East Preliminary Round meet. Two Blue Devils earned qualifying marks in multiple events, including redshirt junior Teddi Maslowski in both the 100m hurdles and long jump and classmate Stephen Boals in the discus and shot put. Maslowski will be joined on the track for the Duke women by graduate student Jessie Rubin…
  • Meyer Earns ECC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year Praise

    edward helb
    21 May 2015 | 5:26 pm
    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – On Monday evening at the annual East Coast Conference Awards Dinner at the University of Bridgeport, Commissioner Dr. Robert Dranoff announced that Molloy College senior Stephanie Meyer (Seaford, N.Y.) of the women’s track and field teams was named the conference’s Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, as well as the Women’s Indoor Track and Field Scholar Athlete of the Year. In addition, junior Alexa De La Torre (Valley Stream, N.Y.) was named the Co-Women’s Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year, while senior Lanier Mason (Hempstead, N.Y.) was…
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    Hockey Tracker

  • Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as Head Coach

    21 May 2015 | 2:50 pm
    After spending 10 seasons behind the Detroit Red Wings bench, Mike Babcock is on the move! On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan announced that Mike Babcock was hired as the teams 30th head coach as he agreed to a eight -year contract with the Buds, reportedly being worth around $50 million. Leafs Nation described
  • What does Mike Babcock bring to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

    Peter Rossi
    20 May 2015 | 8:55 pm
    After weeks of speculation, it has been revealed that free agent coach Mike Babcock will be taking his talents to the Toronto Maple Leafs after signing an eight-year, $50 million contract. But is it the right move? For the past 10 seasons, Babcock has been the man behind the bench for the Detroit Red Wings,
  • 5 Potential Landing Spots for Mike Babcock

    Peter Rossi
    13 May 2015 | 11:39 am
    Currently, Mike Babcock is a free agent and is making his rounds amongst various teams in need of a new man behind the bench for the foreseeable future. Since becoming head coach of the Detroit Red Wings following the 2004-2005 lockout, Babcock has helped the Wings continue their franchise mantra of being perennial playoff performers
  • From Boys to Men: The 2014-2015 Calgary Flames

    Peter Rossi
    13 May 2015 | 10:44 am
    Heading into the 2014-2015 NHL season, not many had the Calgary Flames in the postseason discussion, let alone being contenders in the hotly contested Pacific Division. They were a young team with veterans sprinkled throughout their lineup, but came together quickly as a unit. Against all odds, the Flames embarked on a remarkable season and
  • Changing of the Guard for the New Jersey Devils

    Peter Rossi
    6 May 2015 | 9:42 am
    “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything,” – George Bernard Shaw. This past Monday, Lou Lamoriello announced that he would be stepping down as general manager of the New Jersey Devils and named Ray Shero his successor. Lamoriello also added that he would be staying with the
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    Sports Journey Media

  • Redskins OTAs: Not Training Camp but Players Working Hard

    Diane Chesebrough
    26 May 2015 | 7:21 pm
    The Washington Redskins‘ 2015 rookie class had its first taste of 11-on-11 drills with the veterans today as the team held its first batch of organized team activities (OTAs). The roster, as it stands, is the culmination of General Manager Scot McCloughan & Co.’s off season work and, while it wasn’t training camp, there was information to be gleaned from the day Today’s attendance was voluntary and the turn out, while not a hundred percent, was good. Left tackle Trent Williams, cornerback Tracy Porter, tight end Jordan Reed, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan and wide out DeSean…
  • NBA Draft: Lakers Look to Rebuild the Puzzle

    Jeff Little
    25 May 2015 | 9:14 am
    Chet White, UK Athletics The Los Angeles Lakers’ future became brighter upon securing the number two pick in the 2015 NBA Draft this upcoming June 25. After the Minnesota Timberwolves draft the first player, L.A. has the opportunity to land one of the top two centers or the top guard available. The Lakers have several options to sort out however, before the day of the event. The team could trade the number two pick in the event that perhaps Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant or Sacramento Kings center Demarcus Cousins were available in free agency. The more likely scenario is…
  • What’s Next for the Washington Capitals

    Will Hirsch
    18 May 2015 | 5:16 pm
    Last week, the Washington Capitals failed to get past the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the eighth time since left winger and team captain Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL in the 2006 season. Having a three-games-to-one lead over the New York Rangers, it seemed as though this 2014-2015 Capitals team — which actually had what it previously lacked most in an experienced head coach — would finally break through and make it to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in 17 years 12` Three one-goal losses later, including a Game 7 series clinching overtime loss at Madison…
  • Washington Redskins: Backfield Presents Options

    Dujunnea Bland
    17 May 2015 | 8:18 pm
    Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins backfield, led by running back Alfred Morris, was a dominate force and gave defenses around the National Football League fits during the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The rushing attack was ranked number one in that first year, averaging 5.2 yards a carry and 169.3 yards per game. In 2013 the team took a little bit of a slide but were still in the top five, averaging 4.8 yards per carry and 135.2 yards a game. In 2014, Washington’s run game fell drastically, ranking 19th in the NFL in yards gained and its 4.2 yards per carry (ypc) average…
  • Washington Redskins: Notes from Rookie Minicamp

    Diane Chesebrough
    16 May 2015 | 4:26 pm
    AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez Ashburn, VA – Of course, they are rookies going against other rookies (and some first-year veterans that were on the practice squad last year) rather than seasoned NFL veterans. So it’s no surprise that many of the Washington Redskins youngsters looked pretty good during their first NFL minicamp. All the same, the enthusiasm and intensity shown by many of these young players was obvious. Perhaps some of that was because Head Coach Jay Gruden was, at one point, throwing passes to some of them himself. The lucky rookie? Jamison Crowder. “It’s exciting,”…
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  • Drue Chrisman Is The Buckeyes Punter of the Future

    5 May 2015 | 8:39 am
    Drue Chrisman had a number of scholarship offers including BYU, Florida State, Indiana, UCLA and Kentucky but he selected Ohio State as his college today. Kerry Coombs recruited the Cincinnati LaSalle punter for the Buckeyes and made an in home visit back on May 1st. Considered the best punter in the country, Chrisman decided to stay close to home. Florida State and BYU got overnight visits from Chrisman before he made his final decision. He unofficially visited the Buckeyes on April 18th for their Spring game.
  • Malik Barrow Has Committed To The Buckeyes

    23 Apr 2015 | 4:16 am
    Defensive specialist Malik Barrow has just committed to playing for Ohio State. It was a decision that became clear to him following his meeting with Coach Urban Meyer which also including his parents. He's going to Columbus for college to tick off everything on his checklist: brilliant coaches, a competitive football program, and an excellent school. He is extremely pleased with his choice. Barrow watched the Buckeyes play a Spring football game with his family to celebrate his decision but it wasn't his first time on the campus. He went to OSU last year during summer to participate in a…
  • Coach Meyer Clears Up Rumors Over Jamel Dean

    21 Apr 2015 | 8:57 am
    Jamel Dean was one of the early enrollees of the Ohio State program so his entry into the Buckeyes was expected by many. However, OSU's medical staff did not give him the clearance he needed to join the team. Thus he was effectively disqualified and people have been asking why ever since. Some were quick to defend the medical staff's decision while others accused them of playing a numbers game. Coach Urban Meyer has finally made his comment on the matter to put the issue at rest. He said that he was definitely not happy when he heard about the DQ either but he went on to defend Ohio State in…
  • Meyer Now Second Highest Paid Coach In College Football

    21 Apr 2015 | 8:48 am
    The stakes are getting higher the college football leagues and every team is looking to do whatever it takes to get stronger. Ohio State football is already known as one of the best in the country and it just strengthened its position by renewing the contract of Coach Urban Meyer. He is now bound to stay with the school up to the 2020 season. Meyer's new contract gives him $6.5 million a year which is a handsome improvement over his previous annual take of $4.9 million. Thanks to his success in the previous season culminating in last year's national title, he was able to negotiate the…
  • Ohio State Comes Back To Spring Camp

    10 Apr 2015 | 7:18 am
    Spring break offers much needed rest for everyone but getting back into the swing of things tends to be a little tricky. The Ohio State football team certainly felt the rust when they had their first practice after the break. They were in full pads Tuesday morning in Spring Camp as Coach Urban Meyer looked on in dismay. He acknowledged that the performance was not up to par with the offensive line being particularly uninspiring. Yet the coach is still upbeat on his team, even providing additional rest for guys who have seen a lot of action in previous games and practice sessions. Meyer says…
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    Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides

  • Foo Fighters vs. Pitbull…OWR Wednesday Mailbag!

    David Grant
    26 May 2015 | 6:21 pm
    Welcome to the Wednesday OWR Mailbag! Have a question about betting, sports, pop culture or tacos? This week we cover annoying commercials, the next big fight and the proper way to bite into a taco. Email us at Seeing the Foo Fighters close out Letterman got me thinking, is there any band or musician that... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • NBA Teaser Tuesday Free Playoff Picks – Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4

    David Grant
    25 May 2015 | 8:20 pm
    Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers (-8.5) May 26th, 2015 8:05pmEST LeBron is carrying the Cavs on his back is spent to say the least. He is only getting one day’s rest.  On the flipside I don’t expect Al Horford to get ejected in this one and Jeff Teague seems to be enjoying being aggressive (and... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • #8 God Hates The Knicks…OWR Pop Culture Rankings!

    David Grant
    21 May 2015 | 7:59 pm
    Each week OWR ranks the best of Pop Culture. Have comments nominations or comments? Email the OWR mailbag: 10. Golden State Warriors Exciting NBA basketball is back! 9. Minnesota Timberwolves Like the 76ers without the blatant tanking. 8. Loser: New York Knicks Dropped from number 2 to number 4; it’s as if God hates... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • Fantastic Friday: NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs Game 2 Free Pick, Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks

    David Grant
    21 May 2015 | 7:42 pm
    Cleveland Cavaliers (-1.5) at Atlanta Hawks May 22nd, 8:30pmEST J.R. Smith isn’t going to drop 8 threes in game 2, but maybe LeBron James will or Kyrie Irving. The fact is that the Hawks are not built to beat Cleveland. They don’t have that alpha playoff dude needed to carry a team in the playoffs.... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • Trifecta Thursday: Can American Pharoah Win The Triple Crown?

    David Grant
    20 May 2015 | 8:14 pm
    We never learn, do we? if last year taught us anything it’s that no, we will never see another Triple Crown winner. I mean California Crown was such a lock and failed how can we ever trust another favorite at the Belmont Stakes? The problem is three-fold, first, there will be “fresh” horses that have... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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  • Recruiting Roundup: Michigan ‘in the mix’ for Jamal Murray

    Dylan Burkhardt
    26 May 2015 | 7:28 am
    Canadian guard Jamal Murray took a visit to Kentucky last week and his father told that it “went well”. He also added that other schools are still involved in Murray’s recruitment including Oregon, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana and UConn. Murray is projected as the No. 21 pick in the 2016 Draft according to DraftExpress and has many unique options. He could remain in the class of 2016 as a high school player this season and then either attend college or declare for the NBA out of high school as an international prospect. He could also reclassify to the class of 2015 and…
  • Report Card 2015: Kameron Chatman

    Dylan Burkhardt
    22 May 2015 | 7:12 am
    Previously: Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht, Ricky Doyle, Aubrey Dawkins, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman Freshman forward Kameron Chatman arrived in Ann Arbor with big shoes to fill. He was the No. 27 ranked prospect in the class of 2015 and he was expected to show up on campus and immediately replace Glenn Robinson III’s production. Replacing a player that declared for the NBA Draft after their sophomore is never easy, but Robinson’s contributions and talents had also been largely overlooked by Michigan fans.The 6-foot-6 sophomore had scored most of his points off of alley-oops and in…
  • Class of 2015 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings: May 21st, 2015

    UMHoops Staff
    21 May 2015 | 7:49 am
    Big Ten recruiting has all but wrapped up this spring as the late signing period came to a close on Wednesday. Here’s a rundown of the top classes and best signings in the conference. Our model (explained below) tends to overweight volume so we’ve bolded the five classes that have the best ‘average stars’ measure. Ohio State touts the conference’s best class while Maryland and Purdue add the two highest rated players to the mix. Read below for the rankings, the top ten incoming prospects and class by class breakdowns. Rankings Rk 247 School Rivals Scout ESPN 247…
  • Scouting & Video: Moritz Wagner at NBBL Top 4

    Dylan Burkhardt
    18 May 2015 | 8:27 am
    Moritz Wagner’s ALBA Berlin team suffered a double-digit defeat in the NBBL Top 4 semifinal to Bayern Munich on Saturday afternoon. Berlin, the defending champions of the German U19 league, were outclassed by Bayern Munich and fell into a big hole early. Munich’s pressure defense befuddled ALBA’s guards, who committed a rash of turnovers throughout and struggled to even get the ball across half court at times. Wagner was never able to find a rhythm after picking up a couple ticky tack fouls on the perimeter by over aggressively hedging pick and rolls. As a result, Munich…
  • Point Guard Recruiting: Where Things Stand

    Dylan Burkhardt
    15 May 2015 | 7:30 am
    Michigan has Tyus Battle, Jon Teske and Austin Davis in the fold in the class of 2016, but John Beilein is still searching for his point guard of the future. Derrick Walton will be a senior when the class of 2016 arrives and Beilein has always preferred to overlap his lead guards by a class. Michigan’s remaining focus in the class of 2016 is likely to shift to the point guard position, although some top prospects like Josh Langford should remain as priority targets, here’s a rundown of the major point targets on Michigan’s board, what they bring to the table and where…
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  • Irving Starts For Cavs in Game 4: Live on TNT Overtime

    26 May 2015 | 5:39 pm
    CLEVELAND (Sporting Alert) -- Kyrie Irvings will start for the Cleveland Cavaliers in Tuesday night's closeout Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks. The post Irving Starts For Cavs in Game 4: Live on TNT Overtime appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Bolt, Powell Win In Ostrava, Rudisha Pulls Up In 600m

    Gary Smith, Track and Field Contributor
    26 May 2015 | 11:18 am
    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt ran a modest 20.13 seconds to win the men's 200m at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting, in cold and wet conditions on Tuesday. The post Bolt, Powell Win In Ostrava, Rudisha Pulls Up In 600m appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Bolt Happy To Catch Up With Good Friend Asafa Powell In Ostrava

    Gary Smith, Track and Field Contributor
    25 May 2015 | 7:49 pm
    Usain Bolt has admitted he was happy to get the chance to hang out with Jamaican countryman Asafa Powell ahead of the Ostrava IAAF World Challenge meeting on Tuesday. The post Bolt Happy To Catch Up With Good Friend Asafa Powell In Ostrava appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Warriors’ Curry Suffers Head Contusion In West finals Game 4

    25 May 2015 | 6:53 pm
    HOUSTON (Sporting Alert) -- Golden State MVP Stephen Curry left the game in the second quarter after falling to the floor and hitting his head. The post Warriors’ Curry Suffers Head Contusion In West finals Game 4 appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Carlo Ancelotti Has Been Sacked by Real Madrid

    25 May 2015 | 11:39 am
    MADRID (Sporting Alert) -- Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as the manager of Real Madrid, club president Florentino Perez has announced on Monday. The post Carlo Ancelotti Has Been Sacked by Real Madrid appeared first on SportingAlert.
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    Visitors Section

  • The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show - F the Weather

    26 May 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special flood episode of the the show within the show the guys are live from flood to bring you all the latest and greatest weather related news.Somewhere its raining and you need to know where that where is.
  • Draft Day Smaft Day: The Bo Callahan Story

    18 May 2015 | 7:30 pm
    It finally happened. The gods looked fondly upon our hosts and Mike got caught up on all the magic that is Draft Day the movie. Josh strongly disagrees with Mike's assertion that this might be the greatest movie ever made about sports in the modern era of film. Settle into another exciting epsiode of the Visitors Section now!
  • Tom Brady Loves Mike Erwin and Cheating

    12 May 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Dogs can only see a couple a colors. Tom Brady can't help but cheat. It's in his molecular makeup. And for some completely unknown reason every single New England Patriots fans seems to think we owe them an apology after the NFL's ruling. The guys at the Visitors Section are here to weigh in on that opinion. 
  • The NFL Draft is Over: We Gave It an F

    4 May 2015 | 8:00 pm
    The NFL Draft is over but doesn't mean that the analysis has stopped! Live tonight on the Visitors Section the guys grade the draft in the only way they know how. 
  • NFL Draft And The Lies We Tell Ourselves

    28 Apr 2015 | 4:30 pm
    The NFL Draft is only days a way and guys just flew in. Listen live as we get you ready for the biggest day of football in all of April! 
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  • Web Publishing for All! Introducing Community Translator Tools

    Julian de Bhál
    26 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    Publishing tools for everyone Roughly half of the content and traffic on the internet is in English1, yet English is the mother tongue of only about a quarter of internet users2, and less than 5% of the world’s population.3 We believe that should be for everyone, not just English speakers — it’s why we already serve WordPress in 131 languages — but we want to make it even more accessible.4 To keep so many languages up to date we need to make it radically easier for non-English speaking communities to help with translation. We’re proud to announce…
  • Street Photography: Seven Photos

    22 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    It’s no secret that I love to pore through the street photography tag in the Reader and share images that catch my attention. Join me on another trip around the world as seen through the eyes (and lenses!) of these seven skilled photographers. This arresting image of a bird in a car — juxtaposed against the unknowing elderly man passing by — mesmerizes me. Taken by Beirut photographer Ghaleb Cabbabé, there’s an element of the macabre about this photograph that I find intriguing. The odd bird and the filthy windscreen create a certain palpable sinister…
  • Eventbrite Now Available for All of

    Kirk Wight
    12 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    We’re excited to announce big updates to our Eventbrite integration: your events can now be displayed right on your site, no matter what theme you use! Enjoy Eventbrite, regardless of theme In 2013, we launched two Eventbrite themes to help you promote your events. Since then, we’ve gotten requests from users to extend that functionality more broadly on Today, we’ve rolled out our Eventbrite integration to all users, which means you are no longer limited to only using the Eventbrite themes to promote your events. You can now connect to…
  • New Theme: Gazette

    Thomas Guillot
    7 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    It’s Theme Thursday, and we’re happy to launch a brand new free theme. Gazette Gazette, designed by yours truly, is a clean and flexible theme perfectly suited for minimalist magazine-style sites, personal blogs, or any content-rich site. It allows you to highlight specific articles on the homepage, and to balance readability with a powerful use of photography — all in a layout that works on any device. Gazette also supports the following popular features: Custom Colors, Custom Header, Custom Menu, Social Links, Site Logo, Featured Images, and Widgets. Read more about Gazette on the…
  • New Themes: Nucleare and Afterlight

    Caroline Moore
    30 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    Nucleare Nucleare, by Cresta Project, is a classic blog theme with a crisp, elegant design and plenty of handy features. A built-in search box, links to your favorite social networks, four widget areas, and beautifully styled post formats make this an ideal theme for your personal blog. Check out Nucleare on the Theme Showcase, or activate it on your site from Appearance → Themes. Afterlight Afterlight, designed by Takashi Irie, is a different take on his Cyanotype, featuring an option for a full-screen background image. Add your favorite background image or color to lend your personal…
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    UNPACKIN’ it with Bryce Johnson

  • 25-MINUTE SHOW: Deflategate Debate, Where Dishonesty Leads & Military Payment to NFL

    15 May 2015 | 6:06 pm
    Bryce brings high energy and heart to this week’s 25-minute show. He has a thought-provoking Deflategate discussion with Ed Uszynski…shares a faith thought about Tom Brady’s alleged dishonesty leading to a deflated place…and unpacks how the NFL is paid to honor the military.  25MINUTEUNPACK
  • 50-MINUTE SHOW: Coach Dru Joyce II, Deflategate & Dishonesty’s Deflated Place

    15 May 2015 | 5:45 pm
    On this week’s 50-minute show, Bryce has an inspiring interview with LeBron James’ high school coach, Dru Joyce II…discusses more of the Deflategate debate…and gives a faith thought on how dishonesty leads to a deflated place.  full 50 minute show 5-15-15  
  • Interview with Coach Dru Joyce II

    15 May 2015 | 5:26 pm
    From salesman to one of America’s most successful high school basketball coaches (LeBron James once graced his team), Dru Joyce II comes on UNPACKIN’ it for a fascinating interview. Head coach of St. Vincent-St. Mary in Ohio and mentor to hundreds, Coach Joyce has also won a National Championship and three State Championships; has been named the National Coach of the Year; and has recently authored, Beyond Championships: A Playbook for Winning at Life - with a foreword written by LeBron. COACH DRU FULL INTERVIEW
  • Dishonesty Leads to Deflated Place

    15 May 2015 | 5:07 pm
    Deflategate is turning out to be the NFL’s ongoing soap opera. From air pressure to legal reports to tarnished legacies, the story continues to give us plenty to discuss and a lot to argue. We’ve debated punishments and disagreed on the severity of cheating by the Patriots and Tom Brady. Also, with the majority of fans most upset because they believe they have been lied to, integrity is a key word being brought up throughout this saga. My challenge to all of us today is that if we demand honesty and integrity from our favorite athletes, we should consider living up to the same standard…
  • DEFLATEGATE: What Have We Learned & What Questions Remain?

    15 May 2015 | 4:33 pm
    Ed Uszynski joins Bryce to discuss the newest developments surrounding Deflategate. The guys unpack these questions in their weekly segment, UNDER REVIEW Do fans want their sports pure…and like to draw clear lines? Has society taken on the approach to do whatever you want if it feels good and helps your life? What role has public opinion played in the Deflategate debate? Do we only care if someone is getting an unfair advantage…or if they are breaking the rules? Do we as fans care if our teams cheat…as long as they win? Ed Uszynski has a PhD in American Culture…
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    Sonoma County Sports Fans

  • SoCo Sports Fans 05 23 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    22 May 2015 | 11:10 am
    "The Cowboy Rides Away" - Is Justin Smith a Hall OF Famer? Plus Warriors!!!! And NFL has changed the PAT!
  • SoCo Sports Fans 05-16-2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    14 May 2015 | 1:39 pm
    "We Still Know How To Do This" - We talk Tom Brady's Suspension and his legacy. Plus Should the National League embrace the DH?
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    7 May 2015 | 1:59 pm
    "Deflation" Tom Brady in trouble after the deflate gate report, plus we cover the 49ers and Raiders drafts and more!
  • SoCo Sports Fans 05 03 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    1 May 2015 | 11:10 am
    "Drafting Class " - We talk Warriors/Grizzles with Josh Martin from The Bleacher Report... plus Round 1 of the NFL Draft and the 49ers new Alternate BLACK Uniforms!
  • SoCo Sports Fans 04 25 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    24 Apr 2015 | 12:45 pm
    "Right On Schedule" - We talk 49ers/Raiders 2015 Schedule. Plus we talk to Reid Cherner from the USA Today about Warriors Vs New Orleans. And we remember Bob St. Clair
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  • Hey Coach: Boost your team’s performance with this simple tip

    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.
  • When critics rant and rave, remember this …

    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.
  • Purpose for playing: do you need to refocus?

    11 May 2015 | 6:03 pm
    A recurring thought kept coming up over and over and over again over the weekend. One in which players are feeling stuck or in a slump. How do they get past that? This audio contains some thoughts that can help. ALSO, this audio is a self check for parents (and maybe for coaches too). Yes, our children can learn life lessons from sports. But are they learning lessons we WANT them to learn? Or are we inadvertently communicating messages we don’t really want them taking in? This audio also provides YOU (parents and coaches) with something to think about. Always, always, always remember to…
  • What to do when you’re feeling frustrated as a sports parent

    20 Apr 2015 | 4:00 am
    When your daughter makes a mistake, and doesn’t respond the way you think she should, and you feel frustrated and upset and annoyed and ready to give her a piece of your mind, STOP. What if you were certain that, despite this mistake, she would be successful anyway?  What if you knew, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that your daughter would learn and grow and get better and stronger because of this experience?   What if you accepted this “bad” moment as that, just a moment. One that would not completely derail her success, but simply become part of the journey. Would…
  • It’s OKAY to change your mind

    13 Apr 2015 | 4:00 am
    I totally agree with Coach George Raveling here… Changing your mind is one of the best ways to find out if you still have one. Too many people get stuck thinking you “can’t” make different choices after you’ve already made one. Or that you “have to stick with it” because you made a particular choice. So many of choices we turn into “forever” choices are not actually forever choices. You CAN make another, different choice if something’s not working! You CAN change your mind. I’ve changed my mind many times. Most long time…
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    Sports WAR

  • REPORT: Manchester United target Real’s Benzema

    26 May 2015 | 9:57 pm
    Manchester United are reportedly lining up a £40 million bid to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to The Guardian’s Jamie Jackson. Karim Benzema emerges as Manchester United target. By @JamieJackson___ (Pic: Reuters) — Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) May 26, 2015 Signing a world class striker could be a priority for United boss Louis van Gaal as he bids to re-shape his squad for the Champions League next season. Although, it is expected the Dutchman is ready to spend heavily this summer to push for the Premier League…
  • Twitter reacts as Bayliss tipped for England coach

    25 May 2015 | 7:34 am
    The 52-year-old Australian – Trevor Bayliss has reportedly been offered the role of England new head coach, according to Sky Sports. However, there has been no official announcement as yet from the England and Wales Cricket Board, but it is thought the governing body is in talks with the contender for the role of England coach and there may be announcement within the next 24 hours. Sky Sports understands ECB is in negotiations with Trevor Bayliss for the role of head coach: — Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) May 25, 2015 Bayliss has…
  • French Open 2015: Milos Raonic withdraws after foot surgery

    21 May 2015 | 10:58 pm
    The Canadian star Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open after failing to recover from a foot injury. Raonic, 24, who is number. 6 in world rankings underwent surgery a little over a week ago to repair Morton’s Neuroma suffered at the Madrid Open. His injury forced him to miss the Italian Open and now this year’s Roland Garros, which begins Sunday in Paris. Unfortunately, I am sad to have to withdraw from Roland GARROS this year. I tried my best to be back and healthy in time… Posted by Milos Raonic on Thursday, May 21, 2015 Raonic has established himself as one of…
  • Pakistan T20 squad against Zimbabwe

    19 May 2015 | 9:16 pm
    The Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik and fast bowler Mohammad Sami has been included to a 15-men squad for the two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe, which is to be played on May 22 and 24 at Gaddafi Stadium. The 15-memeber squad will be led by all-rounder Shahid Afridi. However, Saeed Ajmal and Sohail Tanvir have been dropped from the squad following their poor performance against Bangladesh in Mirpur last month. Zimbabwe is the first test-country to tour Pakistan after the 2009 terrorist attacks on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore. Pakistan Squad: Shahid Afridi (captain), Sarfaraz…
  • Ashes 2015: Can England spring a shock and beat Australia?

    18 May 2015 | 8:23 pm
    England’s national cricket team have disappointed in recent years across all forms of the game. Their recent group stage exit at the 2015 Cricket World Cup was nothing short of diabolical and they have been a team in turmoil throughout the last few years. The English Cricket Board (ECB) sacked head coach Peter Moores, while they also employed former captain Andrew Strauss as director of cricket. Strauss, who featured in 100 Test matches for his country, recently ruled out the return of Kevin Pietersen to the England set-up until after this summer’s Ashes series against Australia – a…
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    Junior D Sports

  • JDS Podcast Episode 121: No More Deflated Football Talk

    Junior D
    21 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    This week Lou and Junior D try to stay away from talking about deflated footballs. We try to talk about more interesting topics like the NBA playoffs, big defensive linemen not being able to fit into... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 120: Deflate Gate and Other Sports

    Junior D
    14 May 2015 | 3:54 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the only thing that has happened in the world of sports for the past week…Deflate Gate! Not really; we actually talk NBA playoffs, breakdown who we think will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 119: May the Fourth Be With Lou

    Junior D
    5 May 2015 | 4:03 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the robbery disguised as the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight, the NBA playoffs and NFL news and notes. We also discuss getting Buster Douglas to train Junior D to fight... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 118: Boxing, NBA Playoffs and the NFL

    Junior D
    28 Apr 2015 | 4:40 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the upcoming Mayweather Pacquiao fight, the NBA playoffs and the NFL draft. We also get into if the Kevin Love injury was bush league, how JR Smith still has a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 117: We Got Your Playoffs

    Junior D
    22 Apr 2015 | 4:09 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the NBA playoffs, College football spring games and the NFL schedule. We also get into the Britt McHenry story, Rex Ryan continuing to open his mouth, people... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Improving Sports

  • A flexible way to discourage Hack-a-Shaq fouls in the NBA

    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 →
  • 2 ideas for improving the NBA

    10 Mar 2015 | 5:01 pm
    Today I’d like to talk about two improvements the NBA should pursue, and a way to make them happen. They are: Shortening the number of games in the season. While many of us believe we are seeing an increasing number … Continue reading →
  • Mike Greenberg’s NBA idea could stop Hack-a-Shaq fouls

    22 Feb 2015 | 3:26 pm
    Every so often, some NBA stars (usually bigger centers or forwards) demonstrate an inability to make free throws. Opposing teams intentionally foul them late in games when the star’s team is leading. They’re hoping for missed free throws that result … Continue reading →
  • An easy fix for the NFL’s “Deflategate”: One size fits all

    8 Feb 2015 | 12:18 pm
    The NFL’s investigation of gross under-inflation of balls used by the New England Patriots may have a very simple answer: Require all balls to be inflated to exactly 13.0 psi Then, have the league (one person at each game) manage … Continue reading →
  • Eliminate fan voting for the NBA All-Star Game

    27 Jan 2015 | 5:31 pm
    The NBA All-Star starters were announced this week, with Steph Curry and Lebron James headlining the vote-getters. As usual, purists who’d like to see the All-Star game reward actual performance over celebrity status were disappointed to see names such as … Continue reading →
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    Sport Eight :: Worldwide Sports Coverage

  • World Cup winners aware of the need to remain one step ahead

    Sport Eight
    14 May 2015 | 1:44 am
    Rising to the top of your chosen profession is one thing, staying there is quite another. In sporting circles, and in particular team games, to remain the best, you have to produce the best. The piecing together of a successful side can be done with an injection of funding, good coaching and a touch of luck, but long-term benefits will only be seen if efforts outside of the senior/professional spotlight are made. For football clubs and nations around the world, that means getting things Read more [...]
  • Best of the Premier League season

    Sport Eight
    11 May 2015 | 9:14 am
    As we approach the end and look back on another enthralling Premier League season, the top flight of English football has again delivered a campaign full of twists and turns. While Chelsea eventually cruised to the Premier League crown relatively easily, the Londoners were pushed by defending champions Manchester City and an improved-Arsenal side for much of the season before Jose Mourinho's men took control of the title during the final weeks. But if the race at the top of the table lacked the same Read more [...]
  • NBA VS Euroleague Basketball

    Sport Eight
    6 Apr 2015 | 12:31 am
    For every basketball fan this comparison is something that happens almost on an annual base. Speaking from a personal perspective I've always wondered why the same sport is so much different in Europe and USA. Just to make it clear, watching both of these leagues gives you the sense of a different version of basketball. So here are some interesting questions for this first article. Read more [...]
  • 5 Lesser-Known Facts About The NFL

    Sport Eight
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:20 am
    Despite the fact that it has shorter seasons compared to other sports, the NFL is a national pastime in the United States. While highly popular and watched by millions of fans, the history of the NFL is blurry and interesting at the same time. Let’s explore five of the less-known facts about National Football League. Read more [...]
  • Basic Skills You Need for Soccer Training

    Sport Eight
    21 Jun 2014 | 2:14 am
    Did you fall in love with soccer during FIFA World Cup 2014? Soccer (or English Football) is a great sport with a very long lasting tradition. Like with any other sport, in order to play it right you need a few basic skills, that you could cultivate in more than one way, depending on your physical strength and your preferences. Read more [...]
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    The Confidential

  • ACC Baseball Tournament Day 6 & Postseason Selections

    25 May 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Championship Game: Seminoles take down NC State to win their sixth title NC State: 2 Florida State: 6 In a matchup few predicted, Florida State won the war of attrition known as the ACC championship. Love it or hate it, pool play can be tough on players as they don’t often play 4 games in as many days. Both teams looked fatigued on Sunday, but Florida State found a way to play through it. John Sansone got the Seminoles’ offense started with a 3 run homer that just barely made it over the blue monster. NC State was able to respond in next inning on a confusing play that probably should…
  • ACC Baseball Tournament: Day 5

    24 May 2015 | 7:19 am
    One of the downfalls of pool play is that it can often lead to pointless games later in the week. While Saturday’s early game was essentially a semi-final, the other two meant nothing. Still, teams can use these games to build momentum for the NCAA tournament. Game 12: Florida State grabs their spot in the Championship Louisville – 0 Florida State – 6 The two teams were in a 0-0 deadlock for most of the game. Florida State finally broke the tie in the top of the sixth inning when they scored three runs which would have been enough to beat the Cardinals. But the Seminoles added two more…
  • ACC Baseball Tournament: Day 4

    22 May 2015 | 10:14 pm
    Another day of the ACC baseball tournament is in the books and it was a wild one. Notre Dame won their first tournament game, UNC improved their tournament resumé, and NC State punched their ticket to the championship game with an extra innings thriller. Game 9: Irish notch their first tournament victory Notre Dame – 8 Virginia – 2 Cavan Biggio made up for his quiet Thursday with a couple of RBI’s that played a big roll in his team’s 8 runs. That ended up being more than enough as Notre Dame cruised to pick up their first ACC baseball tournament win. Virginia had a tough time doing…
  • ACC Baseball Tournament: Day 3

    21 May 2015 | 9:35 pm
    The day began in slow fashion as a heavy rain storm lead to a long rain delay. After two-and-a-half hours of waiting around, NC State and Notre Dame took the field for the third day of the ACC Tournament. Game 6: Brown strikes out 10 as the Wolfpack blank Notre Dame NC State – 3 Notre Dame – 0 Brian Brown fanned an even ten batters as he and Curt Britt combined to shutout the Irish. 15 NC State came roaring out of the gate with three runs in the first 2 innings, which ended up being plenty to secure the win over Notre Dame. Scott Kerrigan turned in a decent outing allowing 3 runs…
  • ACC Baseball Tournament: Day 2

    20 May 2015 | 8:24 pm
    After two crazy games on Tuesday, it looked like this was shaping up to be a very exciting tournament. Day 2, the first day of pool play, did not disappoint with several back-and-forth games. Game 3: Florida State holds off Clemson’s late rally Clemson – 1 Florida State – 3 In a slow game dominated by pitching, Florida State did just enough to pick up an early lead in the tournament. The game was scoreless until the Seminoles broke the game open with a three run inning. DJ Stewart came through with two outs with a triple off the wall. A single later drove in Stewart, and FSU…
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    fanatix Sport News

  • QPR release 10 players, including former Chelsea and Manchester United stars

    Jonathan Machlin
    27 May 2015 | 10:14 am
    QPR has been relegated, but they’re not taking everyone on the roster down with them. SEE MORE: Liverpool transfer news: Chelsea tipped target will demand move, Reds confident of signing Premier League trio but will offload stars Man United transfer roundup: €30m ‘done deal’ for playmaker, Liverpool to rival for Premier League striker and defensive targets eyed. Hard Knocks: Houston Texans to appear on HBO hit show this season A midst roster cuts by Queens Park Rangers in the aftermath of their relegation, Rio Ferdinand and Shaun Wright-Phillips have found themselves in the…
  • The 10 best Premier League goalkeepers this season: De Gea shuts out Chelsea stopper

    Katie Kapusta
    27 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    This season the standard of goalkeeping has been batter than ever. There has been no drastic loss of form for anyone, and some keepers have almost single handedly kept their sides in games. SEE MORE: Fanatix Video App Liverpool season review Carlo Ancelotti sacked The Telegraph have put together a list of names that have stood out over the course of the campaign, but below we explain just why they have been so highly-rated. 10. Asmir Begovic: Stoke City  Rumours have swirled that the 27-year-old keeper will make the move to Manchester United and Chelsea. It’s no wonder he’s so…
  • Liverpool transfer news: Chelsea tipped target will demand move, Reds confident of signing Premier League trio but will offload seven squad stars

    Joshua Walters
    27 May 2015 | 9:41 am
    The latest news and transfer rumours for Liverpool on Wednesday… SEE MORE: Liverpool transfer news Chelsea transfer gossip How Premier League table would look if only English goals counted: Chelsea relegated, Arsenal midtable, Liverpool runaway champions, Man United unmoved Top-six move for Kop linked keeper Chelsea, Liverpool, Man United and Arsenal linked keeper Asmir Begovic will demand a move away from Stoke if an offer from a top-six club emerges this summer, according to ESPN. With just one-year left on his current deal a number of clubs are eyeing potential cut-price deals for…
  • Hard Knocks: Houston Texans to appear on HBO hit show this season

    Jonathan Machlin
    27 May 2015 | 8:41 am
    Texans superstar defender J. J. Watt could very well steal the show when the HBO cameras show up in Houston. SEE MORE: NBA rumors: Brooklyn Nets shopping star duo to avoid luxury tax NBA rumors: Los Angeles Clippers want to acquire a Draft pick (Video) Anthony Joshua vs Kevin Johnson: Pair go head-to-head at final press conference According to reports, the Houston Texans will appear on the HBO hit series “Hard Knocks” - an in-depth look at the team’s 2015 training camp. ESPN NFL Nation reporter Tania Ganguli reported that the Texans had been selected to be the featured…
  • Man United transfer roundup: €30m ‘done deal’ for playmaker, Liverpool to rival for Premier League striker and defensive targets eyed.

    Joshua Walters
    27 May 2015 | 8:25 am
    The latest news and transfer rumours for Manchester United on Wednesday… SEE MORE: Man United transfer news Top 10 Players to watch at FIFA Women’s World Cup: Liverpool superstar, Hope Solo and Marta tipped to shine in Canada FIFA corruption scandal: Organisation holds press conference and confirms Russia and Qatar World Cups to go ahead as planned Done deal for £30m midfielder Portuguese daily newspaper A Bola have sensationally claimed that a deal is in place for Benfica star Nico Gaitan to move to Manchester United. The report claims the €30 million move will be complete after…
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    Lynchy's Sports Thoughts

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    DC Pro Sports Report

  • Nats Minor League Stat Leaders (5/26/15)

    Mark Buterbaugh
    26 May 2015 | 12:54 pm
    The Washington Nationals have four affiliate clubs in play right now, from AAA to A.  Auburn (Low A) and GCL Nationals will come on after the 2015 MLB Draft in June.   Here are the current records of the Washington Nationals Affiliates: Syracuse Chiefs (AAA)  17-27, 6 Games Back Harrisburg Senators (AA) 20-23 5.5 Games Back Potomac Nationals (A) 19-25 6.5 Games Back Hagerstown Suns (A) 23-21 4 Games Back Here are your current statistical leaders within the National minor league system OFFENSIVE Doubles:  Wilmer Difo (AAA) 15, Rick Hague (AA) 12, Jose Marmolejos-Diaz (A) 12, Osvlado Abreau…
  • The Nationals Week That Was: May 18 – 24

    Thomas Threlkeld
    25 May 2015 | 7:46 pm
    RECORD v. YANKEES: 2-0 RECORD v. PHILLIES: 2-1 RECORD FOR THE WEEK: 4-1 HOME RECORD: 4-1 ROAD RECORD: 0-0 RECORD ENDING THE WEEK: 26-18 NLE STANDING ENDING THE WEEK: 1st, 2.5 games ahead of the NY Mets RUNS SCORED: 18 RUNS SCORED PER GAME: 3.6 RUNS YIELDED: 18 RUNS YIELDED PER GAME: 3.6 AVERAGE MARGIN OF VICTORY: 1.75 runs AVERAGE MARGIN OF DEFEAT: 7.0 runs MVP OF THE WEEK: Bryce Harper HOT BATS: 1. Ian Desmond [23 AB, 7 hits, 2 runs, 2 doubles, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 1 BB, 8 KO, .304 AVG, .333 OBP, .652 slug, .986 OPS] 2. Bryce Harper [17 AB, 5 hits, 3 runs, 1 double, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 4 BB, 5 KO, .294…
  • Nationals win another series, top Phillies 4-1

    Thomas Threlkeld
    24 May 2015 | 3:24 pm
    The Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 this afternoon in front of 41,044 fans on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend day for baseball. WP: Gio Gonzalez [4-2, 4.53] LP: Aaron Harang [4-4, 1.93] S: Drew Storen [14] Thanks to the 41,044 fans who helped sell out #Nats Park on this perfect day in the District! — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 24, 2015 #CurlyW! #SeriesW! That's a 4-1 homestand! — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 24, 2015 That's a final! #Nats top the #Phillies, 4-1,& take…
  • Scherzer pitches & runs Nationals past Phillies

    Thomas Threlkeld
    22 May 2015 | 7:52 pm
    #CurlyWWWWWW — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 23, 2015 Make that six-straight Curly W's! #IBackTheNats — MASN Nationals (@masnNationals) May 23, 2015 Season-high six straight W's #HappyHandshakes! — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 23, 2015 The #Nats are now 18-4 in their last 22 games, matching the best 22-game run in #Nats history (2005-present) — July 21-August 11, 2012. — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 23, 2015 FINAL SCORE: Nationals 2 Phillies 1 NATS…
  • Quarterly Report: The Washington Nationals After 41 Games

    Thomas Threlkeld
    22 May 2015 | 1:45 pm
    The Washington Nationals are one-quarter way through the 162-game regular season, which makes this a good time to assess how the team and its players have done so far in 2015. And since the Nats are on a five game winning streak, winners of 17 of their last 21 and took over first place in the National League East division just last night by sweeping the New York Yankees, it’s also a fun time to do this review, as well. The team is 24-17, in first place and 0.5 games ahead of the seriously slumping NY Mets. In the National League, only the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers have…
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    The Barry Sports Report

  • Messi dazzles in the Champions League

    6 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
    Lionel Messi and Barcelona cruised to a 3-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League Semi Finals. The goal Messi scored to open the scoring was a thing of beauty watch as he absolutely breaks Jerome Boateng’s ankles.
  • NFL Draft Grades: Part Two

    5 May 2015 | 4:08 pm
    Here’s the second part of the segment that was started yesterday: the NFL teams report card of how each did in the draft: Miami Dolphins: Grade B+ Miami got their big name wide receiver in Devante Parker, who some see as the best WR in this draft. The pick that really stood out to me was Boise State running back Jay Ajayi, a guy I had as a second round grade drafted in the fifth and can really help the Dolphins run game this season and going forward. Minnesota Vikings: Grade A- The Vikings found value and need throughout the draft; whether it was the top corner in this draft Trae…
  • NFL Draft Grades Part One

    4 May 2015 | 4:36 pm
    The NFL draft has now passed and it is time to give these teams report cards on how they did. Arizona Cardinals: Grade: B, Cardinals get a B from me as they do nab DJ Humphries the offensive tackle from Florida who has tremendous upside at the tackle position coming out of Florida. But wasn’t really impressed with the other selections as I question second round pick Markus Golden at the next level in terms of lack of true speed rush. Atlanta Falcons: Grade A-, Dan Quinn is looking like a great hire on paper and so is his team’s off season. Every pick in this draft was well thought…
  • Floyd Mayweather Wins Fight, Loses Interview

    3 May 2015 | 10:18 pm
    Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao in the “fight of the century”. But it seems Floyd’s biggest battle last night was figuring out what the word “magnitude” means. All jokes aside love or hate Floyd “Money” Mayweather he is the best fighter of our time and the most controversial figure in sports today.  
  • MLB Power Rankings Top Five

    3 May 2015 | 4:57 pm
    The first month of the MLB season is in the books and now it’s time to do the first installment of the power rankings. These five teams have come out of the gates and are front running early by playing some great baseball: 1. Houston Astros: Who saw this coming?? The team that has been in the cellar the last couple of seasons are on a ten game winning streak and sport a 18-7 record. Jose Altuve is leading this offense as he has been mashing the ball for a .361 average. The staff has been dealing as the ace Dallas Keuchel, a guy I think will be a serious AL Cy Young and has been down…
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    Shay Sports

  • 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.
  • UEFA Champions League Preview February 25

    Seyi Omonira
    25 Feb 2015 | 11:35 am
    Results from yesterday's campaign saw Juventus defeat Dortmund 2-1 with the German side having the away goal. The other match result saw Barcelona defeat Manchester City 2-1 with Barcelona having two strong away goals from Luis Suarez. However, Barcelona could of had three goals if it wasn't for this miss.Today's matchups are Arsenal vs. Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid. Arsenal and Monaco will face each other for the first time in each club's history and both clubs are nursing a lot of injuries to their key players.  Atletico Madrid will battle against a Bayer Leverkusen…
  • UEFA Champions League Preview February 24

    Seyi Omonira
    24 Feb 2015 | 11:34 am
    Last week's UEFA Champions League showed everything of what soccer is all about, from the red cards, controversial penalty kicks to an amazing goal from Marcelo. Today's Champions League matchups features more familiar teams to the casual soccer fan. Manchester City finally ending their knockout stage drought going against one of the most storied Champions League team in Barcelona. Juventus under new manager Massimiliano Allegri will go against struggling Dortmund.. Which football heavyweights will come out of the draw and get to the second round?Barcelona at Manchester CityOld friends…
  • UEFA Champions League Preview February 18

    Seyi Omonira
    18 Feb 2015 | 11:14 am
    Well I guess it is safe to say my Shakhtar, Bayern Munich prediction has been well off. I did not factor the field conditions coming into play(as well as Xabi Alonso getting a red card). However, Bayern will be back in more familar territory as they will be back to the Allianz Arena. Today's matchups consists of two teams commonly unknown to the casual soccer fan and another set off teams that are more popular to the world of sports. FC Basel vs Porto and defending champions Real Madrid vs Schalke. While Schalke may have a tough battle on their hands, the other matchup presents…
  • UEFA Champions League Preview February 17

    Seyi Omonira
    17 Feb 2015 | 11:23 am
    It has been a long wait but we are finally in the UEFA Champions League Knockout Stage.  This first day opens up with Shakthar vs Bayern Munich and Chelsea vs Paris Saint Germain. There are many storylines for all four teams. Bayern Munich were humiliated last season at the hands of defending champions Real Madrid.  Shakhtar have been battling with more than just playing football as pro Russian rebels have forced them to move away from their home stadium of Donbass Arena where they have not played a home match since May. Chelsea are first place in the Barclays Premier League and…
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  • Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    26 May 2015 | 6:34 pm
    “Contussiongate”*: The Steph Curry Incident – *I will admit that I could not come up with a catchy title for this post so I ripped this from Mike Freeman’s twitter feed (@mikefreemanNFL) last night: Contussiongate. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) May 26, 2015 But not only is this funny but it is about as accurate as it could have been when summing […] Continue Reading On » Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video – In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers…
  • What’s Your Family’s Summertime Strategy?

    Reginald Grigsby
    25 May 2015 | 6:30 pm
    What’s Your Family’s Summertime Strategy? – Summertime brings vacations, camps, lots of outdoor fun, and of course, the inevitable sound of your child saying, “I’m bored!” I do not advocate filling every moment of your child’s summer; in fact, I think “boredom” every now and then is good for kids because it forces them to get creative and entertain themselves… Continue Reading On »   What’s Your Family’s Summertime Strategy? is a post from: Youth 5v5 Flag Football Tournaments| Local,Regional and…
  • TRENDS IN SPORTS: Baseball Continues to Lose Its Young Fan Base at an Alarming Rate + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    22 May 2015 | 5:03 pm
    More Concussions in Practices or Games? – There was a recent study released that has turned some heads in regards to where all the concussions come from in sports. In this JAMA Pediatrics study appearing at the beginning of the month the investigators have concluded that American football practices were “a major source of concussions” for all three levels of participation studied […] Continue Reading On » TRENDS IN SPORTS: Baseball Continues to Lose Its Young Fan Base at an Alarming Rate – Earlier…
  • Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes

    Reginald Grigsby
    21 May 2015 | 4:32 pm
    Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes – Your kids want you to be proud of them. This need for a parent’s approval can be a powerful or destructive force when it comes to youth sports. When we communicate goals for our budding superstars, the wording we choose can make all the difference.   New research out of Ithaca College shows the effect parents can have on their kids’ game-time anxiety, which can directly impact their performance and overall enjoyment of the game… Continue Reading On »   Choose…
  • ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: The Latest Update from Australia + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    20 May 2015 | 4:30 pm
    What makes the parent of a champion, the parent of a champion? – How do you raise a champion? Last year I watched a show about Olympic parents. I wondered, would they all be hard-driving parents?  Were they super competitive? What did they do to help their child achieve championship status? Their answers were not really what I’d expected, but they most definitely made me smile… Continue Reading On » ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: The Latest Update from Australia – More About Australia’s Ugly Parent Syndrome: Post-Game…
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  • Turkey Hunting Grand Slam – A Few Things You Must Know

    Mark Griffin
    18 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    Are you passionate about turkey hunting? Obviously, hitting the grand slam is the aim of your lifetime. There are four wild turkeys that can be harvested – Eastern, Rio Grande, Merriam’s, and Osceola (Florida). These species can be harvested either in one season or over a longer period of time. There is no time limit for achieving a grand slam. As far as carrying weapons are concerned, try out the Accuracy International Rifles. You can also try out the Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 MOAR as far as optics are concerned. The grand slam wild turkeys are spread out across the United States.
  • Top 4 Bird Watching Binoculars This Season

    Mark Griffin
    14 May 2015 | 9:54 pm
    Within the field of birding, there are many different sub categories and observing birds over long distances in wide open areas like at the coast or near a lake is very different to going birding in a thickly wooded forest. So it is impossible to say that this is the best birding binocular and leave it at that, you need to decide if you need a pair for a specific niche or if you are looking for a good all round birding binocular that will perform well in a variety of different situations. Small Binoculars A lot of small binoculars have lenses that are in the range of 25mm to 28mm. Obviously,…
  • 5 Best Mountain Hunting Rifles

    Mark Griffin
    6 May 2015 | 3:54 am
    Every rifle has its advantages and disadvantages. Some rifles are super light, but not every hunter can shoot them accurately because of the increased recoil. Some great shooting rifles are just too heavy to pack up the mountain. In my experience, a rifle that is light as possible and still allows a hunter to consistently shoot 1 ½ MOA groups is adequate for normal ranges. Not every hunting rifle for 2015 is up for the job, but here are 10 that I would not hesitate to take on an once-in-a-lifetime hunt. Although these selections are made with sheep, goats, mule deer, and elk in mind, no…
  • How Do Holographic Sights Work?

    Mark Griffin
    25 Apr 2015 | 3:09 am
    Holographic sights are quite common when it comes to shooting. But have you ever taken the pains to know how it works. There are several benefits if you have the knowledge about its working. Shooters and hunters are at times confused regarding the choice of the optic. Besides the riflescopes, if you are planning to buy something else then holographic or red dot sights are your options. As far as the brands are concerned, the Eotech Holographic Sight 512 is doing quite well. So how does the holographic sights differ from the rest of the firearm optics? A holographic sight has its reticle on…
  • 5 Great New Scopes For 2015 Deer Season

    Mark Griffin
    21 Apr 2015 | 4:21 am
    The 4-14x56mm Nightforce SHV, the most moderate Nightforce SHV scopes to date, is making eminent Nightforce execution and quality accessible to a more extensive group of onlookers of requesting shooters and seekers. The “SHV” remains for Shooter Hunter Varminter, a sign of the adaptability of the new riflescopes. The SHV 4-14x56mm gives dependable, multi-circumstance administration to law implementation work force; broadened extent ability to any shooter; an amplification range perfect for any environment the seeker may experience; and remarkable exactness to varmint and predator…
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    Betting Gods

  • AT & T Byron Nelson: Golf Betting Tips for this week

    27 May 2015 | 12:34 am
    The par-70 TPC Four Seasons again hosts this week’s AT & T Byron Nelson. Texas born Jordan Spieth, as usual, is favourite – though a top-price of 5/1 is easily passed over. With a view to finding some big-odds value this week, the form-book threw-up more than a tenuous link between the Northern Trust Open at Riviera and this event – and I’ve four selections ranging from 66/1 – 200/1. Morgan Hoffmann 0.75 points each-way @ 66/1 (Coral) and 2 points top-10 @ 11/2 (Betfred) Morgan Hoffmann’s winning turn must surely come very soon as the youngster has all…
  • Win Tickets To Chester Races This Weekend

    Darren @ Betting Gods
    26 May 2015 | 1:30 am
    We’ve got five tickets to give away for Chester Races this weekend for Matthew Clark Day, giving full access to the Dee Stand. The first race takes place at 13:55, with a 7 race line-up. We’ll also throw in £10 cash per race for you to have a bet, and top that up with a further £30 for drinks. Plus we’ll provide you with full, detailed analysis of each of the 7 races from the Betting Gods professional Horse Racing tipsters. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning those 5 tickets and £100 cash is simply add a comment below of no more than 100 words stating…
  • A Tale of Three Stallions – A Brief History of Racehorse Breeding

    24 May 2015 | 1:14 am
    Whether you’re listening to, watching or reading about horse racing, there always seem to be a strong undercurrent of chatter going on regarding lineage and breeding – the process by which one horse is selectively bred with another to produce specific traits in the foal. From the outside looking in, it seems a pretty simple format in that if I have a horse blessed with wonderful stamina but it struggles with speed, then I need to breed it with a quicker horse or a sprinter to produce offspring (or progeny, to give them their official title) with speed and stamina. Of course, the…
  • French Open : Tennis Betting Predictions

    24 May 2015 | 12:10 am
    Tennis’ second Grand Slam, the French Open, starts on Sunday 24th May. It takes place over two weeks on the clay courts of Roland Garros, and is universally accepted to be the toughest two weeks of the season. As it’s a Grand Slam, all matches are best of 5 sets, and the final set cannot be settled with a tie-break; unlike the regular ATP events. The King of Clay, Rafa Nadal, has won 9 of the last 10 French Opens with only victory for Roger Federer in 2009 breaking his stranglehold. Federer has also been runner-up on 4 occasions (Last in 2011), whilst Novak Djokovic was runner-up…
  • Free Racing Tips for Today – Temple Stakes Preview

    23 May 2015 | 12:40 am
    This Group 2, 5-furlong sprint (Haydock, 3.45 Saturday) is open to 3-year-olds and over, though only two of the classic generation have won it in the last decade. Two 4-year-olds, three 5-year-olds, two 7-year-olds and one 8-year-old have won the remainder. Kingsgate Native is the only horse to win it twice in that time (at the ages of 5 and 8), though for two different trainers. Indeed, no trainer has won it twice in that period, whilst only Ryan Moore has ridden more than one winner (two). 12 runners go to post this year, with the ground forecast to be good to soft, and here’s the…
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    The Sports Journal

  • Locke, Harrison Lead Pirates Over Marlins for Fifth Straight Win

    Alex Wise
    27 May 2015 | 9:47 am
    Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke delivers in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. The Pirates won 5-1, with Locke getting his third win of the season. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Jeff Locke pitched a beauty and the offense did plenty to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to their fifth straight victory, a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Locke (3-2, 4.70 ERA) went 5 and 2/3 innings, allowing zero runs on just four hits. Jared Hughes, Rob Scahill, and Arquimedes Caminero finished the job for the home team. “Everybody has…
  • ‘Different’ Quinton Patton Ready to Step Up for 49ers

    Chris Kersevan
    27 May 2015 | 9:32 am
    Quinton Patton #11 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after a play in the third quarter against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Heading into his third year in the NFL, former Louisiana Tech product Quinton Patton doesn’t have a long list of accomplishments during his time in San Francisco. Six receptions, 78 yards – and that’s the beginning, middle and end of the list. However, if reports from 49ers’ OTAs are accurate, that…
  • Lucas Duda is Turning Into a Legitimate All-Star First Basemen

    Peter Gallipoli
    27 May 2015 | 9:22 am
    Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets hits a home run scoring teammate Daniel Murphy #28 in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Last season Lucas Duda made a name for himself by putting up 30 homeruns and driving in 95 RBIs. He proved to the Mets that they made the right decision in choosing him over Ike Davis for their everyday first basemen. Following the season there was much speculation that Duda was a one hit wonder and he could not repeat those numbers again. Duda has worked hard all off-season and now is proving the naysayers…
  • Despite Tillman’s Efforts, Orioles Fall to Astros 4-1

    Alex Wise
    27 May 2015 | 9:17 am
    Baltimore Orioles’ Steve Pearce, left, Adam Jones and Manny Machado, right, watch from the dugout in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Baltimore. Houston won 4-1. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) The Baltimore Orioles managed just five hits on Tuesday at Camden Yards, and they fell 4-1 to the Houston Astros. Scott Feldman, a former Oriole, pitched six solid innings, allowing just one run on four hits. “He’s just crafty,” said Caleb Joseph, the Orioles’ starting catcher. “He can move the ball whichever way he…
  • Clay Buchholz Returning to Form for the Red Sox

    Tommy Calautti
    27 May 2015 | 8:37 am
    Apr 14, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz (11) throws a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports Clay Buchholz: the man, the myth, the enigma. For years Red Sox fans (and many coaches) have been trying to figure out just what makes the Red Sox starter tick. This season has been no different for the Fenway Faithful, as Buchholz has started games that range from impressively masterful to just plain awful. As of right now, Buchholz is an unimpressive 2-6 with a mediocre 4.33…
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  • Bill Russell’s Celtics Were Great. Tim Duncan’s Spurs Have Been Better.

    Nate Silver
    26 May 2015 | 7:51 am
    WTF, nerds? You’re telling us that this season’s Golden State Warriors, who haven’t won anything yet, are better than Bill Russell’s Celtics, who won eight titles in a row and 11 in 13 seasons?Actually, no. It would be ridiculous to say that. Last week, we released an interactive graphic, “The Complete History of the NBA,” which uses a relatively simple formula called Elo to rate NBA teams. Indeed, it currently ranks this year’s Warriors as the fourth-best team in NBA history, although they may rise or fall depending on how the rest of their playoff run goes. Meanwhile, no…
  • Rafael Nadal Is 80 Percent Of What He Used To Be

    Carl Bialik
    22 May 2015 | 2:24 pm
    PARIS — Rafael Nadal, the greatest men’s clay-court tennis player of all time, is struggling on clay. He’d be the first to tell you. He told me, at least, when I asked him about his level of play at a news conference in Paris on Friday, two days before the start of the French Open, the season’s biggest clay-court tournament. “It’s not terrible, but if we compare with other years, obviously looks bad, no?” he said, adding, “Obviously when you lose more than other years it’s obvious the confidence is a little bit less.”Nadal has, indeed,…
  • The Best NBA Teams Of All-Time, According To Elo

    Nate Silver
    22 May 2015 | 6:57 am
    The stakes in the NBA are incredibly high. Superstar players so dominate the league that decisions on trades, draft picks and free-agent signings could gut a franchise for years or make it a perennial contender. But unlike in sports like baseball and hockey, where luck plays a larger role, in the NBA, the best team usually wins. There’s little forgiveness when a star player gets hurt, and when a team misses its first chance at a title, it may not get another.We wanted a way to visualize each team’s ups and downs. You can find that in the form of our new interactive graphic, “The…
  • A Baseball’s Exit Velocity Is Five Parts Hitter, One Part Pitcher

    Rob Arthur
    22 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    For years sabermetrics has theorized that pitchers can’t control what happens after a batter strikes a ball. Whether it bloops in for a hit, rockets its way to an outfielder’s glove or lands just inches outside the foul line, it’s a consequence of the batter and the defense, but not the pitcher. That argument is what led to Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP), a statistic that attempts to quantify a pitcher’s performance only for the events for which we know the pitcher has definite responsibility (walks, strikeouts and home runs — in sabermetrics parlance, the “Three True…
  • How We Calculate NBA Elo Ratings

    Nate Silver
    21 May 2015 | 12:53 pm
    Hopefully if you’re reading this, you’ve had a chance to explore our new interactive graphic, “The Complete History Of The NBA,” which tracks each NBA and ABA franchise’s performance through every game of its history.So now for the exciting part: 2,000 words about autocorrelation and the Akron Firestone Non-Skids.Actually, this won’t be too bad because Elo is a pretty simple formula. The guts of the system are the same as we used for the NFL and which other researchers have applied to competitions ranging from chess to soccer. For those new to Elo, here are its essential…
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    The Dirtiest Picks on the Internet


    Bobby Sugar
    26 May 2015 | 5:12 pm
    ATL +7.5 vs. CLEI think the strongest evidence for taking the points here is what happened last night in the Warriors/Rockets series. The Rockets had been getting their ass kicked the entire series and managed to erupt (thanks in large part to Harden dropping a 40 burger on them) to a surprise game 4 victory. The only difference is that the Rockets were fortunate enough to be at home (albeit a very, wet home) and the Hawks are looking to steal in Cleveland. Also going against the Hawks? LeBron wants to end this series and enjoy 9 days of rest while the West figures out their…
  • Cavs vs Hawks

    Bobby Sugar
    22 May 2015 | 2:16 pm
    CLE +1.5 vs ATLI made the mistake the other night of betting against Cleveland, and then I watched JR Smiff hit some of the dumbest shots in the history of organized basketball. While I don't expect JR to replicate his astonishing game 1 feats, I actually expect a better team performance from the Cavs. Throw in that Demarre Carroll won't be hounding LeBron all night, and you have a recipe for a 2-0 Cavs lead heading back to the mistake by the lake.

    Bobby Sugar
    20 May 2015 | 1:23 pm
    ATL (+1) vs. CLEYou know how LeBron does things. It usually takes him a game to get warmed up and get a good feel for what the other team is trying to do. This is his feel out game. Throw in that the Hawks will be hosting their first ever home game in the Eastern conference finals and you can see why this is a solid points grab. I expect the Cavs to win this series in six games, possibly even five depending on how game 2 goes...but don't be surprised if the Hawks take a game or two early to give the talking heads of the world something to pontificate on over the next few weeks.
  • NBA Draft & Conference Finals

    Bobby Sugar
    19 May 2015 | 12:40 pm
    NBA Draft LotteryNYK +325; LAL +575Either way here you're good. The NBA fixes the draft lottery and all of you sheep who don't believe in conspiracies better GTFO right now. What happened last year? Cavs won, LeBron went home, you mean to tell me that wasn't rigged? Buy that and I got a trunk full of original DaVinci sculptures that I'd like ya to take a look at . Seriously though anyone that thinks the NBA is going to go through another season where the two biggest markets are bottom five in talent desperately needs a wake up call. I know this ain't horse racin, but if I could I would even…
  • NBA Elimination Games

    Bobby Sugar
    15 May 2015 | 1:18 pm
    ATL +3 vs WASHawks in an elimination game getting three points on the road? Yes please. These games have all come down to the last few possessions, culminating in Al Horfords offensive foul or game winning putback depending on which team you are rooting for. I don't think that loss is going to sit well with the Wizards. I expect the Hawks to catch fire from beyond the arc and win this game by 15, closing out the series and moving on to face the Cavs.UPDATED LINE:GS vs MEM +5I had to be talked in to this one. I'll admit, Catz's idea of a good time isn't only getting five points against the…
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    IPL T20 Live Streaming 2015, Live Scorecard, Head to Head, Prediction

  • SRH vs CSK Live Streaming Live Score Ball by Ball

    1 May 2015 | 11:30 am
    The Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on the Chennai Super Kings in the match 34 of Pepsi IPL 2015. Watch the SRH vs CSK live streaming and get SRH vs CSK live score ball by ball here.SRH vs CSK will face each other at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in the match 34 of IPL 8 which is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM IST. It is the second match of the daySUNRISERS HYDERABAD TEAM SQUADDavid Warner (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Dale Steyn, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Moises Henriques, Lokesh Rahul, Parveez Rasool, Naman Ojha, Ashish Reddy, Ricky Bhui, Chama Milind, Karn Sharma, Kane Williamson,…
  • KKR vs CSK Live Streaming Live Score 30 April 2015

    28 Apr 2015 | 6:43 am
    KKR vs CSK Live Streaming: The match 30 of the Pepsi IPL 2015 will see the clash of the IPL 7 title winner KKR and two time IPL champions CSK.The KKR vs CSK live match is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM IST on 30 April 2015. The KKR vs CSK match 30 will be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.You can watch KKR vs CSK live streaming on Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD and on Hot star app today at 8:00 PM IST (30 April 2015).KKR vs CSK Match 30 DetailsDate: 30th April 2015Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.Time: 20:00 hours IST and 16:30 hours GMTOvers: 20KKR vs CSK Head to HeadMatches played: 17CSK: 11…
  • KXIP vs SRH Live Streaming Live Score 27 April 2015

    27 Apr 2015 | 1:59 am
    KXIP vs SRH Live StreamingIt's 27 April and match 27 of the Pepsi IPL 2015 will see the clash of the might Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderbad.The KXIP vs SRH live match is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM IST on 27 April 2015. The KXIP vs SRH match 27 will be played at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.You can enjoy the KXIP vs SRH live streaming on Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD and on Hot star app today at 8:00 PM IST (27 April 2015).KXIP vs SRH Match 27 DetailsDate: 27th April 2015Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.Time: 20:00 hours IST and 16:30 hours…
  • CSK vs KXIP Live Streaming Live Score 25 April 2015

    25 Apr 2015 | 5:44 am
    CSK vs KXIP Live Streaming: The match 24 of the Pepsi IPL 2015 will see the clash of Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab.The CSK vs KXIP live match is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM IST on 25th April 2015. The CSK vs KXIP IPL match 24 will be played at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.You can enjoy the CSK vs KXIP live streaming on Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD and on Hot star app today at 8:00 PM IST (25 April 2015).CSK vs KXIP Match 24 DetailsDate: 25th April 2015Venue: M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.Time: 20:00 hours IST and 16:30 hours GMTOvers: 20CSK vs KXIP Head to HeadMatches…
  • MI vs SRH Live Streaming Live Score 25 April 2015

    25 Apr 2015 | 2:17 am
    MI vs SRH Live Streaming: The match 23 of the Pepsi IPL 2015 will see the clash of Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad.The MI vs SRH live match is scheduled to begin at 4:00 PM IST on 25th April 2015. The MI vs SRH IPL match 23 will be played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.You can enjoy the MI vs SRH live streaming on Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD and on Hot star app today at 4:00 PM IST (25 April 2015).MI vs SRH Match 23 DetailsDate: 25th April 2015Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.Time: 16:00 hours IST and 10:30 hours GMTOvers: 20MI vs SRH Head to HeadMatches played: 4MI: 2 wonSRH: 2 wonMI…
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    Distinct Athlete

  • Chris Connelly is The New Editor-in-Chief of Grantland

    27 May 2015 | 10:42 am
    While Bill Simmons patiently waits for his contract to expire, Grantland will continue and its new leader at least temporarily is Chris Connelly. Here is the press release from ESPN. Chris Connelly, the award-winning reporter and essayist whose work includes contributions to E:60, Outside The Lines, ABC News, Grantland and many other programs and publications, […] The post Chris Connelly is The New Editor-in-Chief of Grantland appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Chicago Cops Posing With Rifles Over Black Man With Deer Antlers

    27 May 2015 | 10:35 am
    Cops are supposed to protect and serve. They are supposed to make us feel safe. If you are black person in America does the picture above make you feel safe? Do you feel like you will be treated by equally by law enforcement? Hmmmm…… It’s a racially charged photo the Chicago Police Department didn’t want […] The post Chicago Cops Posing With Rifles Over Black Man With Deer Antlers appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Coach Blatt Leaves LeBron Hanging On The High-Five (Video)

    27 May 2015 | 10:24 am
    I guess we can chalk this up to all those times LeBron took over the huddle during timeouts. It was an amazing moment for both men. LeBron James gets the satisfaction of going to his fifth straight NBA Finals, while for Blatt, he survived the toughest guy to coach in all sports. “Well, we’re in […] The post Coach Blatt Leaves LeBron Hanging On The High-Five (Video) appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Coach Blatt Leaves LeBron Hanging On The High-Five (Video)

    27 May 2015 | 10:24 am
    I guess we can chalk this up to all those times LeBron took over the huddle during timeouts. It was an amazing moment for both men. LeBron James gets the satisfaction of going to his fifth straight NBA Finals, while for Blatt, he survived the toughest guy to coach in all sports. “Well, we’re in […] The post Coach Blatt Leaves LeBron Hanging On The High-Five (Video) appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Lil B Warns Cavs to Stop Stealing His Swag or Be Cursed

    27 May 2015 | 10:22 am
    The Cavs were in the tub doing DA FLICKA of DA WRIST dance, but didn’t pay homage to Lil B, meaning a curse could be coming down. Lil B has given them a warning. Sending a warning to lebron James Kyrie jr smith and iman shumpert yall stealing swag Lil B cooking dance what yall […] The post Lil B Warns Cavs to Stop Stealing His Swag or Be Cursed appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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  • Can Barry Bonds Sue MLB?

    Colby Rogers
    24 May 2015 | 6:25 am
    Looking at Barry Bonds’ Baseball-Reference page can turn into a black hole of amazing hitting statistics. In 2004, Bonds had an on-base percentage of .609. .609! A game that sees a successful player failing 60-70% of the time had a player that flipped that narrative on its head and succeeded 60% of the time…all at the age of 39. Players hanging on as viable left fielders or designated hitters into their early 40’s is not unheard of. But the age is what brings us to Bonds possibly suing MLB for collusion. After his final year in 2007 where he still hit 28 home runs and had…
  • From Dominant Defense To Explosive Offense: The Pittsburgh Steelers

    Adam Yingst
    20 May 2015 | 8:58 am
    Last season, Steelers fans were shocked at the birth of a dynamic offense led by three-year offensive coordinator Todd Haley. When Haley arrived in Pittsburgh it wasn’t clear what direction the team was headed. Talks of Mike Tomlin on the ever-present hot seat surfaced when the Steelers finished with an 8-8 record in back to back years after losing to Green Bay in Super Bowl XLV. But in 2014, things finally fell into place and the offense clicked on every cylinder. Haley’s offense is finally working and the happiest guy in Pittsburgh might just be Mike Tomlin. Le’Veon Bell is one key…
  • NBA Playoffs Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks

    Riley Young
    20 May 2015 | 8:37 am
    This is what we wanted, right? As a collective National Basketball Association fanbase, we wanted to see the best team in the Eastern Conference take on the most prolific player of the past 15 years. Amidst a 19 game when streak for the Atlanta Hawks and LeBron James’ best statistical month of 2015,1 January had us all salivating at the thought of the age-old talent vs. teamwork match up. So why does this feel so different? The Hawks are averaging just as many assists per game in the post season as they did in the regular season (25) yet the ball seems to stick too often and the offense…
  • NBA Playoffs Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets

    Colby Rogers
    19 May 2015 | 9:26 am
    Despite what may have been the “best series,” – I still contend that it would have been Spurs/Warriors – this is the series we’ve been waiting for in the West. The MVP vs. the Runner-Up. As many have started to put it, both seriously and jokingly, good vs. evil. Beautiful vs. ugly. The public has gone rabid for the Golden State Warrior style of basketball, while fans have groaned at the long and boring, though effective, style of the Houston Rockets. I had a good-hearted discussion about momentum recently. I’m undecided on it, but if there is one thing that…
  • What To Do With Troy Tulowitzki?

    Jack Conness
    18 May 2015 | 10:53 pm
    Another year and another losing season for the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies are currently 13-21, good enough for dead last in the NL West. They’re also the 3rd worst team in baseball behind the Athletics and Brewers. I don’t think anyone had high expectations for the Rockies this season, but something has to happen with this team. They have been stagnant way too long. Just last week, Tulowitzki and his agent met with Rockies’ management to try to figure out where both sides wanted to go. Many were eager to hear some major breaking news, but nothing happened. The…
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  • "Artvoice: The Best of Buffalo 2015" and the Confused Buffalo Sports Fan

    Nick Kiser
    26 May 2015 | 11:58 am
    The wonderful citizens of Buffalo, NY have spoken. Since 2007, Buffalo’s Artvoice magazine has been conducting a poll to deem local happenings and places as the “Best of Buffalo.” The nominees were broken into six categories—The Fine Arts, Food & Drink, Local Music, Nightlife, People & Places, and Shops & Services. Each category was then specifically broken down to include as many local things as possible with the intention of bringing exposure to all of the wonderful things that make Buffalo quite the happening place to be.Reading the results for both the nominees and…
  • Jock Culture Coming To Buffalo

    Douglas Hannon
    26 May 2015 | 11:03 am
    Jack Eichel This isn’t going to be a column that really has any answers.  With that out of the way, I was in Boston a weekend ago to watch the 2015 commencement for Boston University.  I was there to see my sister graduate and she had an interesting comment during a conversation about the Sabres’ prospective draft pick Jack Eichel.  Well, first she talked about how he looked like a little kid and how adorable he was.  But then she expressed how good it was going to be for him to get away from the Boston University hockey team.  She meant specifically how it would…
  • Buffalo 4, Indianapolis 8: Bisons Early Deficit Proves Too Deep

    Greg Pokriki
    25 May 2015 | 5:43 pm
    The rain dampened the spirits of the fans and play of the Herd as the Bisons fell to Indianapolis 8-4 Monday night.Starting pitcher Randy Wolf got two quick outs to open the game. Then a Steve Lombardozzi single broke things open. The hit was followed by two walks and another single, knocking in two runs. A strikeout stopped the bleeding relatively quickly, but that would not be the end of the Indians’ early offense. In the second inning the visitors struck again with two runs, accompanied by some help from a Buffalo error. Again in the third the Indians tacked on to their lead with four…
  • A Reason, Or Excuse, To Come To The Park: Steve Lombardozzi

    Greg Pokriki
    25 May 2015 | 3:59 pm
    There are many reasons to come to Coca-Cola Field for a Bisons game on any given night. There’s the saliva eliciting food, which smells’ meditate in the hallways begging to be eaten. The entertainment between innings, including mascots running (or attempting to run) and t-shirts flying. The great atmosphere inside and outside of the stadium, with the city on the rise and the stadium improving as well. Oh, and there’s the baseball, of course. If the freshly cut, interestingly designed and pristinely green grass isn’t enough of a reason to come to the Bisons game here is another:Steve…
  • Babcock Faces an Uphill Struggle in Toronto

    Chuck Mule
    21 May 2015 | 7:52 am
    Twitter @mapleleafs Mike Babcock, to my surprise, has agreed to an eight year 50 million dollar contract to become the next head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Babcock forewent Buffalo and Detroit and chose the biggest challenge in Toronto. I sincerely wish him well, as it would be great for the passionate Leafs fans and for the NHL to have Toronto competitive again. However, I do not see this ending well for either side.Toronto has made the playoffs only once since the 2005 lockout and have become the punchline of jokes. Under old management they refused to rebuild, and fell into the…
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  • Future Of Cricket in Pakistan- Will Zimbabwe Visit Bring a Change

    Ayush Verma
    26 May 2015 | 10:16 am
    In the current scenario it is but obvious if a cricket lover thinks about the future of Cricket in Pakistan. Not just ones from Pakistan but peoples around the globe have shown their concerns regarding the same. And it all inflicted after the terrorist attack on Sri Lankan Cricketers in 2009. And since then it was only the last week, when the Zimbabwe cricket stepped in and played a duo series with Pakistan Cricket Team. After the 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in USA, Australian team refused to go and play any sport in Pakistan. Till then it was just Pakistan and soon India also joined the…
  • IPL 2015 Finale: CSK vs MI Match Preview

    Ayush Verma
    23 May 2015 | 11:30 am
    And thus comes a wonderful end to the India Ka Tyohar! With awarded as one of the most entertaining IPL till now, the finale is expected to be of the same level too. And this the clash of the titans, CSK vs MI. On one hand we have Chennai Super Kings who are one the most consistent team throughout the seasons, which is explained by the fact that they have reached the playoffs every single time and out of 8 seasons, they will be playing finals for the 6 time. On the other side we have the second most consistent team, who now has come for 6 time consecutively in the playoffs. And not just this,…
  • Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma? Who Will Be Your Pick?

    Ayush Verma
    22 May 2015 | 9:51 am
    The word has it. Virat Kohli to lead India in coming years. And we have already began to see that. Right? I mean, with him Captaining Indian Test Team, he soon will get it all with One Day Cricket and T-20. But one question making revolutions is, who is a better batsman and a leader in terms of temperament. Is it Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma? Well lets have a look at it. Rohit did started his career 2 years before to that Virat Kohli and that explains the age difference too. Rohit being 28 and Virat of 26. As a matter of fact, Rohit was a part of Indian team who won T-20 world cup in 2007 and…
  • Harbhajan Singh ComeBack in Indian Test Team After 2 Years

    Ayush Verma
    21 May 2015 | 1:56 am
    Well, What do they Say? Perform and Win! Isn’t it! And yeah, the same thing fits exactly on the very own Indian turbonator , Harbhajan Singh! Performing well in the IPL 8 earns him a reward and what he exactly wanted, he got! A place back in Indian Team! It’s the India tour of Bangladesh for one test and Harbhajan Singh return to Indian Test Team after a span of 2 years. Last time Harbhajan Singh represented India in test was 2013 Australia Tour of India in which he didn’t quite performed well. Out of the Indian Team since then, Bhajji got few appraisal from the Senior Team Mates as…
  • What Turned Around For Mumbai Indians in IPL 2015?

    Ayush Verma
    20 May 2015 | 1:25 am
    Certainly it has been quite a turnaround for Mumbai Indians this IPL! I mean starting with 4 consecutive loss and then going on to the winning streak. At first it seemed difficult for them to even qualify for the playoffs, but well they did. They just didn’t qualified but also end up at the second position of the League Table and voila what we get too see is that Mumbai Indians beat the Chennai Super Kings who are the most consistent team of IPL and proceeded to the Finals. Well what has been such a turnaround Mumbai Indians? What new they did? A lot more questions to ask definitely. And…
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  • Royals Lose Three Straight, Drop Game Two, 5-1

    Sarah Davis
    26 May 2015 | 7:41 pm
      This is the first time the Kansas City Royals have lost three in a row this season, so things could be worse. But for every “It could’ve been worse” that has been said, remember this: It could’ve been a whole lot better. Jason Vargas made his first start off the DL today. He went four innings, allowed two earned runs, and struck out six. For comparison, Jeremy Guthrie has struck out nineteen batters in 48.1 innings. Vargas made one mistake to Mark Teixeira, which was ultimately enough to beat the Royals. Joe Blanton’s three earned runs was the nail in the…
  • Royals Look to Sweep the All-Star Game

    26 May 2015 | 12:54 pm
    When the Kansas City Royals won the American League in 2014, it did more than just end a 29 year drought of futility. It caused a bit of a wave. Teams and fans were forced to take notice that the team that had long stood as the punching bag was now in the position they themselves longed to be in. Being in the World Series is an incredible feat that puts the contestants in full view of the entire nation. And when you shine brightly on the national stage, the nation begins to take notice. released the first update of the All-Star ballot poll and 5 Royals would be starting the game if…
  • Bronx Bombarded: Royals Slammed by Yankees, 14-1

    Sarah Davis
    25 May 2015 | 1:26 pm
    When your starting pitcher gives up more home runs than he gets outs, you know you’re in for a long day. Jeremy Guthrie gave up three 3-run homers and a 2-run home run before recording an out in the second inning. The fact that the Yankees only scored 14 runs today is unbelievable, considering the Kansas City bullpen threw seven innings in relief today. Really, I’m just going to sum up the 14-run massacre from the Yankees. Here’s how it happened in a sentence: A home run, another home run, hey, the Yankees hit another home run, Guthrie’s final home run, an RBI-double,…
  • For the Royals, a Year Has Made All the Difference

    24 May 2015 | 3:08 pm
        A year ago Friday, Mike Moustakas was hitting .152 with 4 HR, 17 RBI, nine runs in 139 plate appearances with just three multi-hit games and hasn’t homered in nearly a month (April 23), where he wrapped up hitting all four of his homeruns in an 8-game span. Eric Hosmer had one homerun, was hitting .285, but just a .722 OPS with 21 RBI. He wouldn’t hit his second HR until June 7. Moustakas was on his way to Omaha that day, and I wrote about it at the time, praising the move, although it was the obvious thing to do AND bashed Dayton Moore and Ned Yost for their…
  • Royals Take Rain-Shortened Game Two, Beat Cardinals 3-2

    Sarah Davis
    23 May 2015 | 8:02 pm
    So it looks the Royals aren’t “Little Brother” anymore, huh? The Saint Louis Cardinals have now lost five of the last six to the Kansas City Royals. Since Edinson Volequez’s three inning implosion on May 7th, he’s thrown eighteen innings, and has only allowed six earned runs, including tonight’s six-inning performance against the Cardinals. The Royals only got five innings of offense today, but it was still enough to outscore the Cardinals, who got six. The second inning is when scoring got started for both teams. Jhonny Peralta led off with a double, and…
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  • PTV Sports Live: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI

    Sohail Zafar
    26 May 2015 | 5:50 am
    Pakistan captain Azhar Ali has decided to bat after winning the toss in the first ODI against Zimbabwe at Gaddafi Stadium in The post PTV Sports Live: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Live PTV Sports: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI

    Sohail Zafar
    26 May 2015 | 4:31 am
    Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali has won the toss and decided to bat against Zimbabwe in the first one-day international at Gaddafi Stadium The post Live PTV Sports: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Pak vs Zim 1st ODI Live Score & Ball-by-Ball Commentary

    Sohail Zafar
    26 May 2015 | 2:56 am
    Pakistan and Zimbabwe will start their three-match one-day international series at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday, a day after the hosts The post Pak vs Zim 1st ODI Live Score & Ball-by-Ball Commentary appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • PTV Sports, Ten Sports Live Streaming: Pak vs Zim 1st ODI

    Sohail Zafar
    26 May 2015 | 1:16 am
    After Pakistan won two-match T20 series against Zimbabwe in Lahore 2-0, the two sides will now play three one-day internationals at the The post PTV Sports, Ten Sports Live Streaming: Pak vs Zim 1st ODI appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs ZIm 1st ODI

    Sohail Zafar
    25 May 2015 | 4:17 am
    Having won the historic T20 series against Zimbabwe, Pakistan will be keen to keep the winning momentum going when the two sides The post PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs ZIm 1st ODI appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
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    The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine

  • 2015 West Finals: Curry and Warriors Look to Rebound in Game Five

    Daniel Wolfe
    27 May 2015 | 10:03 am
    The Houston Rockets shot lights out from the floor in game four of the Western Conference Finals on Monday night. James Harden, the MVP runner up, scored 45 points after struggling for 17 in game three leading the Rockets to a 128-115 victory saving his teams season. Game five will take place tonight in what The post 2015 West Finals: Curry and Warriors Look to Rebound in Game Five appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • 2015 NBA Free Agency: Will the Atlanta Hawks Target LaMarcus Aldridge and Jimmy Butler?

    Matthew Wilder
    27 May 2015 | 9:28 am
    ATLANTA– After being eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers last night, it looks like the Atlanta Hawks have tough decisions to make in the upcoming free agency period. Small forward DaMarre Carroll, power forward Paul Millsap, power forward Elton Brand, shooting guard John Jenkins and power forward Pero Antic will become free agents this year. Antic The post 2015 NBA Free Agency: Will the Atlanta Hawks Target LaMarcus Aldridge and Jimmy Butler? appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • News and Notes: Modern Prisons and Their Predecessors

    Viviana Shafrin
    27 May 2015 | 8:25 am
    The United States has the most prisons in the world in order to house the highest number of incarcerated people in the world. 707 per every 100,000 people can be found in a prison. Out of every 100 citizens, 3 work in the justice system. 1 in 9 State employees works in corrections. How this The post News and Notes: Modern Prisons and Their Predecessors appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • 2015 Western Conference Finals: Will the Houston Rockets Overcome 3-0 Deficit, Rewrite History?

    Matthew Wilder
    27 May 2015 | 7:17 am
    OAKLAND– The Houston Rockets looked like were they grounded on their launch pad as Golden State rushed to a 3-0 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. The Warriors were on their way to starting a different new chapter in NBA history along with the Cleveland Cavaliers. If the Warriors won game 4 in addition The post 2015 Western Conference Finals: Will the Houston Rockets Overcome 3-0 Deficit, Rewrite History? appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • 2015 NBA Playoffs: How Sweep It Is! Cavaliers Demolish Hawks, Advance To NBA Finals

    Robert D. Cobb
    26 May 2015 | 8:09 pm
    CLEVELAND —  In a game that was decided early, the Cleveland Cavaliers  left no doubt in demolishing the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks, 118-88 to advance to the NBA Finals. With the win, they advance to the Finals for the second time in franchise history and the first time since 2007, where they would get swept by The post 2015 NBA Playoffs: How Sweep It Is! Cavaliers Demolish Hawks, Advance To NBA Finals appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
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    True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training

  • Bozo Bumping Volleyball Drill

    True Sports Legacy
    1 May 2015 | 8:06 pm
    Volleyball Bumping Drill Growing up as a kid I used to watch a program called Bozo the Clown.  They had all kinds of fun games, skits and clowning around.  I used to love watch kids play Bozo’s Buckets.  Truth be told, I still like playing it.    Six buckets would be arranged in a line and the participant would be […] The post Bozo Bumping Volleyball Drill appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • Nutrition Optimization To Throw Faster and Hit Bombs

    True Sports Legacy
    1 May 2015 | 4:58 pm
    The Throw Cheese Nutrient System – Here’s Part-3 to Zach Calhoon’s building power faster series.  Parts one through two: Talked about timing your nutrients, AND Discussed the hormonal changes needed to take advantage of the “anabolic window” right after you train. Part-3 will go into the three stages of muscle growth. Yes, the topic can be […] The post Nutrition Optimization To Throw Faster and Hit Bombs appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • 2 Simple Basketball Dribbling Tips

    True Sports Legacy
    1 May 2015 | 4:16 pm
    Ever watched an NBA playoff and realized how great your favorite point guard is at handling the rock?   First thing, notice that ball handling, does not only increases your game, but others’ game as well by stretching the defense, making it easier for players to attack, shoot, etc.  Notice any ELITE player in the game today, doesn’t even have to […] The post 2 Simple Basketball Dribbling Tips appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • 15 Minute Ball Handling Basketball Workout

    True Sports Legacy
    29 Apr 2015 | 5:05 pm
    Improve Ball Handling Skills – 15 minute Workout This is a 15 minute basketball workout to help improve and sharpen a players ball control. Each drill lasts for 30 seconds, but the final part is a free style dribble that lasts for 1 minute…. Source: Online Basketball Coaching Basketball Dodge Ball – Fun Ball Handling […] The post 15 Minute Ball Handling Basketball Workout appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
  • Top 10 Reasons NOT the Pitchers Power Drive

    True Sports Legacy
    29 Apr 2015 | 12:36 pm
    There is a new pitching trainer out on the market that many are confusing with the Pitchers Power Drive. It is called the “King of the Hill” Pitching Trainer. The fact that most pitchers think they are the same just proves the lack of science based education in pitching mechanics today. I am not a […] The post Top 10 Reasons NOT the Pitchers Power Drive appeared first on True Sports Legacy: Online Sports Training.
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  • FOOTBALL – May 17th – A-League Grand Final – Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC

    19 May 2015 | 8:33 am
    After the first game of the season I boldly proclaimed that Melbourne Victory would not just win the league but the whole damn thing. That was on October 10th. The final was 1st vs 2nd, and as the larger Etihad Stadium was pre-booked (can you believe it?) AAMI Park’s 30,000 capacity guaranteed sell-out and an hour before kick-off the scalpers were taking $ 300+ a ticket. It was a glorious Autumnal day, touching 23 degrees without a cloud in the sky. The atmosphere was building and the Victory fans made their procession from a local pub to to the ground en masse. This created quite a…

    30 Apr 2015 | 5:39 am
    Well I finally got round to kicking this off properly. The schedule is finalised. The flights have been planned. Sponsorship has been applied for, but not much has come back, so it comes down to this…. Click the Pozible logo to go to the campaign to read more and to possibly help us out – any small contribution is greatly appreciated.
  • RUGBY UNION – March 21st – 6Nations – Italy v Wales (Rome)

    22 Mar 2015 | 6:20 pm
    The 6 Nations final day had been christened “Super Saturday” as any one of 4 out of the 6 teams could theoretically win the Championship. All 3 games were going to be played consecutively too, which could see more swings and roundabouts than in quite a lot of playgrounds, if you added them all together. So, Wales were up against it and so it seemed were the Italian authorities. Italy’s national airline, Alitalia went on strike on Friday, as did the air traffic controllers which meant many people’s flights were either cancelled or rescheduled. The people we were…
  • RUGBY LEAGUE – Melbourne, Australia

    19 Feb 2015 | 12:13 am
    Beefy & Rob went down to the Melbourne Sports Precinct to have a look at a Rugby League pre-season hit out between the Melbourne Storm and their Queensland feeder club Easts Tigers. The Tigers managed to knock off the mighty Storm in the same fixture last year. Let’s join the 365DaysofSport team to check out the action….. MELBOURNE STORM 44 – 12 EASTS TIGERS      
  • KITEBOARDING – St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia

    8 Feb 2015 | 3:32 am
    Beefy & Rob headed down to St Kilda Beach (West) to have a look at the Victorian State Titles. Here’s the 365Days take on the action!          
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  • PSG offer defender in United deal

    Jake Cudsi
    26 May 2015 | 1:29 pm
    Paris Saint Germain are willing to offer right-back Gregory Van Der Wiel to Manchester United, in a player-plus-cash deal for midfielder Angel Di Maria. Di Maria has struggled to adapt to the Premier League, after becoming the most expensive transfer in English football to date last summer. PSG are long-term admirers of the Argentinian and have come to understand United want a new right-back, thus Van Der Wiel will be used as enticement for a deal. According to the Daily Express, the Old Trafford side are ready to listen to offers for their record signing, who failed to make a substantial…
  • Three Key Battles: Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk v Sevilla

    Adam Storer
    26 May 2015 | 11:00 am
    Sevilla will face Ukrainian side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the Europa League final in Warsaw, as the Spanish club aim for a second consecutive crown on Wednesday. The Andalusian giants are looking to complete the feat for the second time in a decade, having won the tournament in 2006 and 2007, and they have looked impressive on their road to this year’s final. Los Rojiblancos eased through the group stag unbeaten, before defeating German club Borussia Monchengladbach and Spanish compatriots Villarreal on their way to the last eight. A close 4-3 aggregate victory over Zenit Saint Petersburg…
  • Manchester United striker’s future uncertain

    Jake Cudsi
    26 May 2015 | 8:30 am
    The future of Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez has been cast into doubt, with Real Madrid ruling out his purchase at the conclusion of his year long stay in the Spanish capital. The forward has endured a difficult period, after being shipped out on loan so the Red Devils could accommodate the loan signing of Radamel Falcao. The little pea is now facing the rejection of Madrid, and must find his feet all over again this year. The Daily Express also suggest his role at Old Trafford is at risk. With United interested in other strikers, and a number of fellow Premier League sides eyeing…
  • West Ham and Newcastle eye ex-Swans boss

    Jake Cudsi
    26 May 2015 | 7:45 am
    Former Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has been tipped for a return to the Premier League, with both West Ham United and Newcastle United weighing up moves for the Danish coach. Laudrup, now with Qatari side Lekhwiya, is said to be interested in a return to English football, with West Ham and Newcastle more than happy to offer the 50-year-old a route back to the top flight of the English game, according to the Telegraph. West Ham are currently manager-less, whilst Newcastle are on the hunt for a new coach, with John Carver hugely unlikely to continue his role into next season. Both have…
  • Derby County boss sacked

    Jake Cudsi
    26 May 2015 | 7:14 am
    Former England Manager Steve McClaren has been dismissed from his position as head coach of Derby County, due to a torrid run that saw them miss out on the Championship play-offs. The 54-year-old was eager to stay, despite heavily reported interest from Newcastle United. Alas the coach is now jobless thanks to a “thorough review of the 2014-15 season”, reported by the BBC. Dismal McClaren had led the Rams to the Championship play-off final last season, and despite occupying top spot as recently as February, could only manage an eighth-placed finish this term, therefore missing…
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  • Premier League Football Week 11 Preview & Betting Tips

    27 May 2015 | 5:40 am
    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

    26 May 2015 | 11:54 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

    27 May 2015 | 9:00 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

    27 May 2015 | 12:30 am
    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

    27 May 2015 | 4:27 am
    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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  • Way Too Early 2015 Southern Athletic Association Football Preview

    Max Irving
    22 May 2015 | 10:38 am
    There is a lot of young talent returning around the Southern Athletic Association next season. Let’s take an early look at what each team has to offer in our way too early 2015 SAA Football Preview.Centre is coming off a trip to the D3 national playoffs. This squad brings back one of the top running backs in the conference in Nolan Coulter, who rushed for 1,162 yards and 14 TDs last year to lead the conference’s top-ranked offense. They won’t be quite the same this year without second-team All-SAA quarterback Heath Haden, lost to graduation. The new expected starter…
  • Way Too Early 2015 NJAC Football Preview

    Max Irving
    21 May 2015 | 1:33 pm
    Last season, Rowan, Morrisville State and Montclair State shared the New Jersey Athletic Conference football title. Each team had only a single loss. It’s going to be tough for any of the three champions to repeat that feat with newcomers Christopher Newport, Salisbury, Frostburg State and Wesley joining the conference. Christopher Newport and Wesley both made the playoffs last season, with Wesley advanced all the way to the DIII Football National Semifinals. It was the ninth consecutive season the Wolverines made the DIII playoffs. Christopher Newport has dominated the USA…
  • Way Too Early 2015 American Southwest Football Preview

    Max Irving
    20 May 2015 | 1:49 pm
    Mary Hardin-Baylor has taken home the American Southwest football title in each of the last ten seasons. BennettRank takes a look at the Crusaders and the rest of the ASC as we move through the 2015 offseason.The Crusaders haven’t lost a regular season or conference game since 2009. They’ve advanced to at least the second round of the D3 playoffs since 2004. Mary Hardin-Baylor has simply been a force. They led the league in scoring offense (52.4 ppg) and scoring defense (16.3 ppg) — which pretty much tells the story.Crusader defensive end Teidrick Smith was the…
  • Way Too Early 2015 USA South Football Preview

    Max Irving
    20 May 2015 | 10:26 am
    Things in USA South football opened up significantly when perennial power Christopher Newport moved to the NJAC this offseason. BennettRank takes an early look at the conference below…Huntingdon has a ton of pieces returning from an offense that moved the ball effectively last season. QB Luke Bailey threw for 2,167 and 23 TDs and lead the team to 476.6 yards per game — second best in the conference. The Hawks have a pair of talented RBs in Jay Ware and John Iwaniec, and all three of their top receivers return. On the other side, look for DB Anthony White and LB Jacob Wright to…
  • Way Too Early 2015 Middle Atlantic Conference Football Preview

    Max Irving
    19 May 2015 | 2:57 pm
    BennettRank breaks down Middle Atlantic Conference football and takes an early look at each team as we creep toward the 2015 season. Widener and Delaware Valley have typically been the powers in this conference. Will we see the same this year? Or will a school like Lycoming, Stevenson or Albright buck that trend and steal a title from last season’s playoff squads?After reaching the quarterfinals of the D3 playoffs last year, Widener loses MAC defensive POY Brandon Harper and a handful of other key players from a defense that allowed just 17.4 ppg. Even without him, Mike…
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  • Premier League Predictions Final Week

    Nick Parr
    22 May 2015 | 4:55 pm
    Nick Parr gives his final Premier League predictions of the season. The Premier League season draws to a close this weekend and everything is almost decided, except one thing. Who will be the final side to be relegated from England’s top flight. Newcastle United or Hull City? Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion A warm up for the FA Cup final as far as Arsenal are concerned. West Brom have been exceptional in recent weeks. The Gunners are playing their final home of the season, but Arsene Wenger has some decisions to make as he looks to organise his team for the FA Cup Final.
  • The Fall and Rise of Juventus, Turin’s Old Lady

    Steven McBain
    22 May 2015 | 12:52 am
    Supporting Juventus in recent times has been one long rollercoaster with both huge highs and almost bottomless lows. A return to the Champions League final heralds the return and rehabilitation of one of Europe’s great clubs. At the end of this month, Juventus will mark the 30th anniversary of one of football’s most tragic days, the Heysel stadium disasters where 39 people – mostly Juve fans – lost their lives. Since that terrible day, life and football has of course continued and for La Vecchia Signora (The Old Lady) at least on a more trivial footballing level, the…
  • Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal – Five things we learned

    Dennis Kioko
    17 May 2015 | 11:57 am
    Manchester United all but confined themselves to a fourth spot finish in the league on Sunday as they could only manage an unlucky draw against Arsenal in their final league match of the season at Old Trafford. United had the upper hand from the get go and got the breakthrough just at the half hour mark after a perfectly weighted cross from Ashley Young found Ander Herrera, who in turn finished superbly with a tamed side-foot volley. The Reds were on course bag all three points, until substitutes Theo Walcott and Tyler Blackett head to head encounter in the United box lead to a deflection…
  • Fan Reaction: Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal

    Ayo Isaiah
    17 May 2015 | 10:14 am
    Manchester United held Arsenal to a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford which ended their hopes of finishing in an automatic Champions League spot. Read More: Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal – Five things we learned Ander Herrera opened the scoring for the hosts around the half-hour before Theo Walcott scored the equaliser in the 82nd minute. Here are some of the reactions from the Arsenal and United faithful on twitter: Rojo's substitution cost us. Big mistake van Gaal. — Mads (@UtdMads) May 17, 2015 That's a good result. 2nd was lost so it's important not to lose. — Le Prof…
  • Southampton 6-1 Aston Villa – What we learned

    Steven McBain
    17 May 2015 | 9:28 am
    Southampton ran riot at St Mary’s on Saturday as Ronald Koeman’s team ruthlessly exposed the tactical naivety of Tim Sherwood. Villa’s manager has done an excellent job of galvanising the team from the second city but there is much work ahead if he is to turn them into an effective unit. Line Ups Southampton set up in their usual 4-2-3-1 with Gazzinga between the posts behind an established back four of Clyne, Fonte, Alderweireld and the unsung Ryan Bertrand. Wanyama and Ward-Prowse took their places in the midfield boiler room with Mane and Shane Long given attacking duties…
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  • Goal breakdown: Derick Brassard’s hat trick forces Game Seven

    27 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    As always, GIFs from the game are up on Any feedback to improve searchability would be greatly appreciated. Derick Brassard delivered. He doesn’t wear a letter, but the top line center for the New York Rangers delivered last night when facing elimination. Brassard notched a hat trick and two assists for the Rangers, as Read more → The post Goal breakdown: Derick Brassard’s hat trick forces Game Seven appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Conference Finals Game Six: Send it back to New York

    26 May 2015 | 2:00 pm
    Another day, another elimination game for the Rangers. This seems to be the status-quo recently. Henrik Lundqvist is 12-3 in elimination games, but the Bolts are probably the best overall team he’s faced in an elimination game since the Kings last year. The Bolts are without Cedric Paquette tonight, so maybe that will help. Then again, Read more → The post Conference Finals Game Six: Send it back to New York appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Random thoughts before the Rangers face elimination

    26 May 2015 | 6:42 am
    The Rangers are in Tampa Bay tonight, looking to stave off elimination and send the series back to New York for another Game Seven. The Bolts have already said they don’t want to come back to New York because, well, what else are they supposed to say? “Why yes, we want to go back to Read more → The post Random thoughts before the Rangers face elimination appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Eve of a Rangers elimination game

    25 May 2015 | 4:00 am
    Sports have been a part of society for as long as we’ve been keeping track. Ancient texts have the Olympic games starting as early as the year 175, with Greek mythology dating them far before then. Look at the Coliseum in Rome: a huge venue for fans to watch games being played — however questionable Read more → The post Eve of a Rangers elimination game appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Conference Finals Game Five: Take the lead at home

    24 May 2015 | 1:00 pm
    The Rangers got back to basics on Friday night, limiting the Bolts to one goal after allowing six in two straight losses. With the series tied at two, Game Five has become pivotal. A win for the Bolts means heading home with a chance to close it out. A win for the Rangers means all Read more → The post Conference Finals Game Five: Take the lead at home appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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  • NBA: LeBron: Der König des Ostens

    27 May 2015 | 10:39 am
    Für ein paar Stunden ließ LeBron James seinen Emotionen freien Lauf. Der Superstar, der häufig so kühl, so kalkuliert wirkt, ließ sich von der Partystimmung in der Quicken Loans Arena anstecken. “Wieder in dieser Stadt zu sein, ist etwas Besonderes”, sagte James, “egal, was von hier an passiert, wir können stolz darauf sein, was wir in diesem Jahr geleistet haben.” Der zweimalige Champion feierte ausgelassen mit seinen Teamkollegen, von denen viele vor der ersten Finals-Teilnahme ihrer Karriere stehen. Auf dem Podium posierte er mit J.R. Smith und Tristan…
  • Hamburg Towers: Roller tritt zurück

    27 May 2015 | 10:39 am
    Roller tritt bei Hamburg Towers zurück 27.05.2015 / 15:25 Uhr Pascal Roller ist nicht mehr Geschäftsführer der Hamburg Towers © Getty Images Der 122-malige Basketball-Nationalspieler Pascal Roller ist nicht mehr Geschäftsführer beim Zweitligisten Hamburg Towers. Nach der ProA-Premierensaison des im Vorjahr gegründeten Klubs hat der 38-Jährige seinen Posten überraschend aufgegeben und wird den Verantwortlichen künftig als Gesellschafter nur noch beratend zur Seite stehen. “Ich lege meine Tätigkeit im operativen Bereich mit sofortiger Wirkung nieder. Im ersten Schritt bleibe…
  • Der Platz als Gegner: DFB-Frauen besiegen giftigen Schweizerinnen

    27 May 2015 | 10:39 am
    Sport Dzsenifer Marozsan (m) besorgt dem 3:1-Endstand gegen die Schweiz.(Foto: picture alliance / dpa) Mittwoch, 27. Mai 2015 In gut einer Woche beginnt die Fußball-WM der Frauen. Bis zum ersten Auftritt der DFB-Elf dauert es sogar noch etwas länger. Im letzten Spiel vor dem Abflug nach Kanada mühen sich die Damen gegen die Schweiz – und mit den Umständen. Die deutschen Fußballerinnen haben vor der Titel-Mission in Kanada noch ein letztes Mal Selbstvertrauen getankt. Die Auswahl von Bundestrainerin Silvia Neid gewann in der Schweiz dank einer Leistungssteigerung in der zweiten…
  • Zecken: Zahl der FSME-Risikogebiete in Deutschland steigt

    27 May 2015 | 10:39 am
    27. Mai 2015, 13:44 Uhr Zahl der FSME-Risikogebiete in Deutschland steigt Wenn Zecken stechen, können sie gefährliche FSME-Erreger übertragen. Die Zahl der Kreise, in denen diese Viren verbreitet sind, ist auf 145 gestiegen. In Deutschland besteht vor allem in Bayern und Baden-Württemberg, in Südhessen und im südöstlichen Thüringen die Gefahr, sich durch einen Zeckenstich mit dem FSME-Erreger anzustecken. 145 Kreise zählt das Robert Koch-Institut (RKI) zu den Risikogebieten für die Erkrankung. 2015 sind zwei Kreise in Bayern (SK…
  • Until Dawn – Neuer Trailer und Release-Termin für Europa: Neuer Trailer und Release-Termin

    27 May 2015 | 10:39 am
    Von Patrik Hasberg am 27.05.2015 – 17:55 Uhr Innerhalb eines neuen Trailers zu dem Horrorspiel Until Dawn hat Entwickler Supermassive Games nun den offiziellen Release-Termin für Nordamerika bekanntgegeben. Zwei Tage später erscheint der Titel auch in Europa. Ende 2014 enthüllten Entwickler Supermassive Games und Publisher Sony Computer Entertainment innerhalb eines neuen Trailers den Exklusivtitel Until Dawn für die PlayStation 4 . Während der Game Awards in Las Vegas zeigte man einige Gameplay-Szenen des Titels. Als Release-Zeitfenster wurde bisher lediglich Sommer 2015 verraten.
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  • Man United and Arsenal favorites to land German star after Real Madrid pull out of deal

    27 May 2015 | 6:51 am
    Arsenal and Manchester United are now favorites to sign German winger Marco Reus after Los Blancos today pulled out of the running for the player.Marco ReusAccording to AS, Real Madrid had the option to sign Reus last summer but they chose to go for James Rodriguez instead.Real Madrid are not considering to buy a creative player while the likes of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric are at the club.The reports also claim that the Spanish giants could return with a bid for Reus in the future but it is now likely he will leave for an English club in the upcoming transfer window.It is…
  • Chelsea considering a £20m bid for Ghana International

    26 May 2015 | 12:31 pm
    According to some reports, Chelsea are planning to place a £20m bid for Ghana international and FC Augsburg's full-back Baba Rahman.Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly contacted Ghana International coach and former Chelsea boss Avram Grant about the 20-year-old left back. Mourinho has been impressed enough with Rahman's performances for Augsburg in the German top flight this season.Baba RahmanIf rumours are to be believed, Chelsea are ready to make a bid for Rahman.Chelsea signed Spanish left-back Filipe Luis last summer for £15.8 million from Atletico Madrid, but the move has not…
  • Real Madrid join race to sign Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United target

    26 May 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Real Madrid are ready to battle it out with Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea for the signature of Italian wonder-kid Hachim Mastour.Hachim MastourThe attacking midfielder is regarded as one of the hottest prospects to come through the AC Milan academy in recent years and has already been involved with the first-team.EPL clubs Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United have all scouted the 16-year-old and are weighing up a move for him.It seems like these clubs will now have to battle with Real Madrid after Mastour's agent Dario Paolillo confirmed the Spanish giants were looking at his…
  • Liverpool star to leave Anfield this summer

    26 May 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Liverpool defender Glen Johnson could be packing his bags for a long-awaited exit after dropping a big hint on social media.Glen JohnsonThe 30-year-old's contract at Anfield will has expired at the end of the season and after the club decided against offering him a new deal, it seems like the game of the 2014/15 Premier League season at Stoke could be his last in the famous red shirt.The England International tweeted this just hours before Sunday’s kick-off at the Britannia Stadium:A big thank you to all the people out there who have genuinely supported me through the last 6 years. #200…
  • Arsenal ready to offer a player and £22m in deal for Portugal star

    26 May 2015 | 12:10 pm
    If reports in Portugal are to be believed, Sporting Lisbon are keen on taking Arsenal forward Joel Campbell in a deal which would see defensive midfielder William Carvalho head to north London club.William CarvalhoPortuguese newspaper O Jogo claim that the Portuguese club would be willing to accept an offer of £22m for Carvalho, if Campbell was part of the offer.Costa Rica international Campbell is currently on loan at Spanish side Villarreal and has made just four substitute appearances in the Premier League for the Gunners since joining in August 2011. He did impress at the World Cup last…
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  • Journalism Needs Unity, not Division - Go Gonzo Journal

    Dr. Jimmy Wall
    18 May 2015 | 4:21 pm
    You would think that journalists stick together – that we got each other’s backs. When it comes to violence directed at journalists we sure do, but when it comes to the future of journalism, we seem so divided the media crisis in Europe and Australia is our own doing. Funny isn’t it? A lot of journalists complain ad nauseam about objective and balanced reporting. Yet when some are given the privilege to write a column or opinion piece, objectivity and balance often goes out the window, leaving the readers with a narrative of ‘I am right. Everyone else is wrong.’ Diversity of…
  • 1,600 Miles from Legal Recreational Marijuana in Montana - Go Gonzo Journal

    17 May 2015 | 2:00 pm
    I’m cycling across Montana in early July 2015 to collect signatures to get CI-111, the initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Montana, on the ballot. I’m trying raise funds to pay for signature gathering through this Booster campaign. You get a cool t-shirt that reminds you what to say to a cop when you’re inebriated, and I use the money to legalize recreational marijuana to fund public school systems and infrastructure projects in Montana. It would be nice to have as many advocates prepared to help with this trip in the places we intend to stop on the maps below.
  • F@*k Dick and Bert Episode 3: A Minnesota “Wild Style” Comeback and a Gibson Gem - Go Gonzo Journal

    2 May 2015 | 3:10 pm
    In the third episode of Fuck Dick and Bert, we witness Kyle Gibson pitch a gem for the Minnesota Twins, and miss the Minnesota Wild make a “Wild style” comeback against the Chicago Blackhawks. We talk a bit about the Minnesota Vikings’ NFL Draft and the upcoming Mayweather/Pacquiao fight.
  • F@*k Dick and Bert Episode 2: Pathetic Minnesota Sports - Go Gonzo Journal

    30 Apr 2015 | 10:11 am
    In the second episode of the Fuck Dick and Bert podcast, we discuss why Minnesota sports are so hard to watch, Adrian Peterson’s future, again, the Minnesota Wild blowing it big time, and the Minnesota Twins playing like the Minnesota Twins. Joined by special guests, the Thomases. Oh, and the Fuck Dick and Bert podcast is now available for download on iTunes, so check us out there.
  • F@*k Dick and Bert Pilot Podcast Part 2 - Go Gonzo Journal

    28 Apr 2015 | 3:38 pm
    In part 2 of the inaugural Fuck Dick and Bert Podcast, we continue to poke fun at Dick and Bert, the bear wakes, but the Minnesota Twins and Wild do not, and our hosts start getting a little tipsy.
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  • Formula E: Justin Wilson to race for Andretti in Russian ePrix

    Jordan Groves
    27 May 2015 | 9:36 am
    Former Formula One driver Justin Wilson is set to make his Formula E debut in the next round for the 2014/2015 season. The British driver will replace Scott Speed for one round only, with the American missing the round due to prior commitments in the Global RallyCross championship. Justin has raced for Andretti in IndyCar as recently as last weekend, where he come home in 21st place after qualifying 6th for the Indianapolis 500; the highest qualification for a Honda powered car at Indianapolis this year. “I’m looking forward to making my Formula E debut with Andretti,” said Wilson.
  • Formula One: Rosberg gets Monaco hat-trick after strategy hinders Hamilton

    Jordan Groves
    24 May 2015 | 9:57 am
    Nico Rosberg has won the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix despite team-mate Lewis Hamilton dominating for most of the race. Hamilton had been on a controlled drive when the Mercedes team elected to pit him after a heavy crash for Max Verstappen that bought out the safety car. This moved Hamilton into 3rd behind his team-mate and Sebastian Vettel; a position that he would be unable to advance from. The hottest temperatures of the weekend greeted the drivers for the Monaco Grand Prix, with the risk of rain almost invisible as a contrast to Thursday practice. Lewis Hamilton managed to hold the lead on the…
  • Formula E: Race winner Di Grassi disqualified from Berlin ePrix

    Jordan Groves
    23 May 2015 | 5:26 pm
    In a shocking turn of events, Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas Di Grassi has been excluded from the results of the Berlin ePrix; the race where he took a dominant victory yesterday. The Brazilian had won the race by 8 seconds ahead of Jerome D’Ambrosio; who was subsequently promoted to 1st place. FIA Scrutineers found after the race that Di Grassi’s car didn’t comply with the regulations regarding front wings. The front wing was found to have illegal internal metal reinforcing rods as well as sealed holes in the wing that there shouldn’t have been. Audi Sport ABT considered…
  • Formula E: Di Grassi checks out with dominant win at Tempelhof Airfield

    Jordan Groves
    23 May 2015 | 8:26 am
    Lucas Di Grassi has won the 2015 Berlin ePrix after starting from 2nd on the grid. The Brazilian took the lead away from pole-sitter Jarno Trulli before building a lead of 10 seconds to win in impressive style. Jerome D’Ambrosio took 2nd place, with Frenchman Sebastien Buemi taking the final spot on the podium. Championship challenger Nelson Piquet Jr. worked his way up from 13th to take 5th place. 21,000 fans flocked to the Tempelhof airfield for the Berlin ePrix; the 7th round of the 2014/2015 Formula E World Championship. With only 3 races to go after this race, the championship is…
  • Formula One: Hamilton takes Mercedes’ 4th consecutive Monaco pole

    Jordan Groves
    23 May 2015 | 6:48 am
    Lewis Hamilton has qualified on pole position for tomorrow’s 2015 Monaco Grand Prix. The British driver has never stated the race from the front of the grid, but will do so tomorrow ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Rain threatened to intervene in the final 12 minute session, but it wasn’t to be, with Hamilton taking pole after Rosberg bailed out of his final run. Hamilton’s performance means that Mercedes have been on pole for the last 4 years in Monaco, with Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg previously qualifying their in 2012, 2013…
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    Decathlon Blog | How to Guides & Expert Tips - 70 Sports

  • 5 Top Mountain Bike Events For This Summer

    16 May 2015 | 4:00 am
    With dry trails, it’s time to dust off your baggies, helmet and a Decathlon mountain bike for the biggest and best mountain bike events of the summer. 1. Mountain Mayhem Mountain Mayhem, Britain’s best-loved 24-hour mountain bike race takes place at Gatcombe Park, 19-21 June, 2015. Go for it solo, if you’re hard-core enough, or take it a bit easier in teams of four, five or ten. 2. Fort William The best downhill mountain bikers in the world will all be at the UK’s World Cup round at the legendary “Fort Bill” in Scotland 6-7 June. The atmosphere’s amazing, the…
  • Sitting Comfortably? – A Brief Guide to Road Bike Saddles

    15 May 2015 | 5:30 am
    Saddles are one of the most important components on your bike. You should be able to ride all day without noticing it. If it’s uncomfortable then it’s time to take a look not only at the saddle but its position. Saddles are a personal thing and for most cyclists once they’ve found the right one they tend to stick with it using the same one on all their bikes. It’s also important to put comfort before weight. Price doesn’t come into it, just because it’s expensive doesn’t mean you’ll be comfortable! Finding the right saddle This can be a difficult, most of us have tried a…
  • Review: Quechua Forclaz 40 Air + Backpack

    13 May 2015 | 7:11 am
    Recently I have embarked on a year long trip during which I have and will be travelling around New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines and Laos before returning back to the UK in early January 2016. A key piece of gear that any traveller needs whilst travelling for this amount of time is a good quality functional backpack, as your backpack literally becomes your home whilst on the road. Having searched for a backpack for a while, encountering and becoming confused by the thousands that are available on the market I was given the…
  • Travelling Two: Friedel & Andrews’ Cycling Journey

    12 May 2015 | 9:02 am
    Friedel and Andrew are two Canadian cyclists who have impressively travelled through over 30 countries and cycled over 60,000km! And in 2012 they introduced their son Luke, aged just 5 months, to his first bike tour so effectively became Travelling Three. Read their story and inspirations below: 1) At what age did you both become interested in cycling? We discovered cycling fairly late compared to many others. It wasn’t something we grew up with or ever considered until 2005. At that point, we were just entering our 30s and were looking for an adventurous way to go around the world. We’d…
  • Fitter and faster: road bike training tips

    11 May 2015 | 1:00 am
    Road cycling is great for the three F’s: fitter, faster, fun, but be careful not to overtrain or you risk injury. Instead, these simple tips will help you achieve a better, smarter training. Your goals What kind of rider are you, how fit are you, and what do you want to achieve? Knowing that is vital for any training programme. So, assess both your road bike and your shape, and then think about where you want to go next. Do you want to lose weight? Want to work up to a big ride? Or are you thinking about sportives? Your training regime should match your goals and level of fitness. Building…
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  • If You Can’t Join ‘Em, Imitate ‘Em: How to Look Like a Professional Athlete

    Jason Whitney
    26 May 2015 | 2:57 pm
    Jason Whitney The average sports fan couldn’t have less in common with the athletes they adore. Usain Bolt runs the 100-meter dash in less than 10 seconds, and Steve from accounting can’t walk to get coffee without losing his breath. Ronda Rousey knocks out her opponent in a single round, and you haven’t thrown a punch since the 6th grade (and it did zero damage). Tom Brady throws for dozens of touchdowns every season, and the best quarterback on your flag football team can clear maybe 30 yards. You get the picture. But just because you can’t play like…
  • The Top Football Starts in the History of Kansas State

    Jason Whitney
    26 May 2015 | 2:37 pm
    Jason Whitney Unlike so many of the other of the Division 1 schools out there, Kansas State has a number of reasons why it’s relatively impossible to fill the scholarships available for its football team. Even so, over the years there have been a huge number of players that went on to the NFL and had a long and successful career there. Many of the games were broadcast via satellite so the top football starts in the history of Kansas State you may have watched live! If you are wondering why Kansas State has built the reputation for being a ‘walk-on’ leader, with many of those…
  • Finding the Right Site to Get College Football Information From

    Jason Whitney
    23 May 2015 | 5:20 pm
    Jason Whitney For most people, having to deal with a large amount of stress is part of their daily lives and something they have grown accustomed to. Having too much stress in your life will make it hard to maintain a good level of health. The best way to let go of some of the stress you have in your life if by finding a great hobby. With football season right around the corner, now is the time to start getting the information. Here are a few tips on finding the right site to get your sec football standings and other information from this season. Know How Long They Have Been in the Game…
  • James Harden looks off wide open teammate at end of the game that could have won it

    Jason Whitney
    21 May 2015 | 9:46 pm
    Jason Whitney James Harden had an epic Game 2 performance in a loss against the Golden State Warriors Thursday night. The Beard had a crazy state line of 38 points 10 boards and 9 assists that unfortunately wasn’t enough for the Houston Rockets as the Dubs would prevail in a one-point victory. However, Harden had a chance to make that stat line a triple-double and a win for the Rockets had he made a snap pass to a wide open Terrence Jones streaking down the middle of the lane instead of looking him off. WATCH: It’s hard to criticize Harden here, but it seems like he should have…
  • Which remaining NHL team will win the Stanley Cup?

    Jason Whitney
    21 May 2015 | 5:13 pm
    Jason Whitney The NHL playoffs are really heating up with the last four remaining teams fighting for the chance to play for the Stanley Cup. In the Eastern Conference the New York Rangers lost a heartbreaking Game 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning and now trail the best of seven series 2-1. Meanwhile, over in the Western Conference, Game 3 takes place Thursday night between Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks. But which four of these teams will be left standing at the end? While you can make a compelling case for any of these four teams, you can see the best hockey odds by checking out Paddy…
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  • 50 Cent’s Boxing Company, SMS Promotions Has Filed For Bankruptcy [PHOTO]

    Marcus Flowers
    27 May 2015 | 11:28 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Floyd Mayweather gets the last laugh? Well with it comes to boxing it does. 50 Cent’s boxing promotion company, SMS Promotions has officially filed for bankruptcy. The company isn’t filing for financial problems, SMS is filing for bankruptcy to avoid a potential sextape that could damage the company and put 50 Cent in a bad light. SMS Promotions released an official statement regarding the situation: “SMS Promotions, LLC, (SMS Promotions) a boxing promotion company owned by Curtis Jackson, a/k/a…
  • Krayzie Bone (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony) Freestyles About LeBron vs. Jordan [VIDEO]

    27 May 2015 | 10:56 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website In his recent sitdown with FOX Sports Live, Krayzie Bone from the legendary Bone Thugs-N-Harmony crew had the most unique way of talking about the ongoing LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate. After being asked a plethora of questions about LeBron’s legacy, Browns winning the NFL chip, and more he was asked to do an improv remix of “Tha Crossroads“. Although the lyrics weren’t necessarily mind blowing, it was pretty cool to see Krayzie Bone dip into the Bone Thugs flow mid-conversation…
  • Watch Shaq and Kenny Smith Destroy Each Other Playing “Mortal Kombat X” [VIDEO]

    27 May 2015 | 10:29 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Shaq and Kenny Smith’s relationship over the years has been a hysterical one to watch and the fun spills over into their recent match up over a game of “Mortal Kombat X”. Playing a game of “Best Out Of 3″, Shaq and Kenny exchange funny comments mixed with insane body moves that create an overall hilarious interaction between the two friends/coworkers. Shaq stayed true to using Jason Vorhees as his character for the three fights while Kenny jumps around to stay versatile. I found…
  • Watch The Gronk Lead A ‘Free Brady’ Chant At Nightclub [VIDEO]

    Andrew Martin
    27 May 2015 | 10:26 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.   Not only did Rob Gronkowski motorboat a chick over Memorial Day Weekend in South Carolina he also led an amazing chant. While partying in Charleston, SC Gronk showed his support for his quarterback. Tom Brady is at the face of the Deflategate controversy and is currently appealing his suspension. Most fans of the NFL are against Brady and the New England Patriots, but not his teammates nor the people of Massachusetts. While turning up in a South…
  • Cavs Are The 2015 Eastern Conference Champs And They Can’t Stop Celebrating! [VIDEO]

    27 May 2015 | 10:21 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The Cleveland Cavaliers are officially the NBA’s 2015 Eastern Conference champions and they can’t stop celebrating! Fresh from sweeping the Atlanta Hawks last night 118-88, the team’s leaders have been consistently rejoicing their 4-0 victory and upcoming trip to the NBA finals. From LeBron James and his family mastering the selfie game to lots of liquor being passed around the Cavs locker room, here’s every way the Cavs have been celebrating their Eastern Conference championship. What…
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  • Chelsea; Deserved Champions Elect

    Hussein J
    1 May 2015 | 12:01 pm
      “That’s very boring” jeered Arsenal fans to Mourinho’s charges as the two sides shared the spoils a weekend ago. “I think boring is 10 years without a title,” said Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, in his typically sly manner. While it may have been a battle of words between the two sides, the war has seemingly been won by the men in Blue – should they defeat Crystal Palace and clinch their first title since 2010. In truth, Chelsea have been amongst the most entertaining sides in the league, at least according to statistics. Second only to Manchester City, Chelsea have…
  • Liverpool – From Grace To Grass

    Hussein J
    29 Apr 2015 | 7:37 am
      What a difference two games can make in the league. For Chelsea, it was four points, seeing them sit pretty on top of the logs. For Manchester City it was six points from six, ensuring their grip on third place as they chase down the Gunners to finish as runners up. For Manchester United, they came back empty-handed in two outings, eliminating themselves from a late and unlikely push for the title. And for Liverpool, it was but a point; as a consequence, they have virtually surrendered their much-sought after UEFA Champions League for the next season to United. While they may have been…
  • Pep Guardiola Pulled A Miracle At The Allianz

    Hussein J
    22 Apr 2015 | 9:46 am
      Pep Guardiola’s men went into their second leg quarter-final at the Allianz Arena with a mammoth task; to overturn a 3-1 deficit in order to progress. It was a Herculic task, given the might and heart Porto put in back home. But by half time, they were eons ahead of their Portuguese counterparts, having unleashed a devastating 45 minutes of football to lead 5-0 at home. Any doubts of an impossible task for the German champions was washed wash as they played scintillating football, overturning the seemingly impossible scoreline. “We just witnessed something miraculous,” said…
  • Louis Van Gaal – United’s Mr Fix It

    Hussein J
    12 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm
      August 2014 and the season commenced for United. By the end of the summer transfer market, six new faces had graced Old Trafford; Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind, Angel Di Maria, Ander Herrera and Radamel Falcao. All the signings brought in a wave of expectations, however, only three have blossomed respectably. But more than the summer signings, it is the resurrection of the likes of Phil Jones, Chris Smalling Ashley Young, Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini that have propelled United to where they are; sitting in third place, a point behind second-placed Arsenal and four points ahead…
  • Philippe Coutinho – The Missing Piece To The Liverpool Jigsaw

    Hussein J
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:20 pm
      Liverpool’s narrative has over the weeks begun taking a different turn; once considered destined to finish out of the European spots, they have gathered momentum over the weeks to slowly but surely stake their claim for a top four finish. Daniel Sturridge’s return from injury may have provided a much-needed psychological boost after a lengthy layoff, after the news of Steven Gerrard’s imminent departure to America caused some invisible damage. But he is not the sole reason for Liverpool’s upturn in fortune – far from it. The revival of Sterling after a string of fatigued…
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  • New Facebook Competition

    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

    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.
  • Wrestling; what’s the cost?

    Daniel Connor
    23 Apr 2015 | 9:22 am
    Everyone loves wrestling, right? No? Okay, this may get a little dry. Wrestling is great, but it gets a bad rep due to it being ‘fake’. I totally understand if you’ve never seen a wrestling match, and all you know it isn’t, technically, a sport. However, people who have watched it and still don’t see … Continue Reading →The post Wrestling; what’s the cost? appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • Which Loan is Right for You?

    Daniel Connor
    22 Apr 2015 | 5:14 am
    Loans have a history of being scary. Everything you’ve been told makes you think once you borrow that you can’t stop borrowing, just to rescue yourself from the last pile of debt. While that’s true for a lot of people, it doesn’t have to be. The biggest mistake is borrowing outside of your needs. Let … Continue Reading →The post Which Loan is Right for You? appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
  • Forgotten Legends

    16 Apr 2015 | 3:47 am
    A look at some of the better players you may have forgotten There are many many players who at some point were considered the best in their respective positions. Pele, Zidane, Beckenbauer – and these names will forever by synonymous with football. They are regularly brought up in conversations in the pub, or even from … Continue Reading →The post Forgotten Legends appeared first on SPEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.
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  • Sports Illustrated Takes Shot At Bears Coach John Fox

    Erik Lambert
    27 May 2015 | 10:47 am
    John Fox is 60-years old.  He’s been around the NFL as a head coach for 13 years alone and has long since learned how to tune out the “noise” from media critics.  His job isn’t catering to them.  It’s turning the Chicago Bears into a winning franchise again and he’s made that clear from day one. Still, experts have continued to dissect what his chances are of accomplishing that feat and Sports Illustrated came up with a new examination that involved calculating the playoff odds of all seven teams who have a new head coach.  Their writer Don Banks is…
  • The Big Hurt’s Best White Sox Moments

    Jason Grueter
    27 May 2015 | 10:37 am
    It’s a great day when we get to celebrate the best baseball player in White Sox history. Today is the 47th birthday of hall-of-fame legend, Frank Thomas. He’s brought Chicago so much happiness over the years, it’s nice to see he had a little celebration himself last night. It’s tough to put into words what Thomas meant to Sox fans. Everything in my life revolved around Frank Thomas and the White Sox when I was growing up in the 90’s. Like many other kids, I wore the classic Reebok cleats, played Big Hurt Baseball on my Sega Genesis, used his batting stance…
  • Martellus Bennett A “No-Show” For OTAs

    27 May 2015 | 10:27 am
    The Chicago Bears offseason training activities started today and there was an important player still missing. Martellus Bennett, 2014 Pro Bowl tight end, was absent when the team gathered for workouts today. Other players like Matt Forte and Jeremiah Ratliff, who previously missed the other voluntary workouts, were there. Matt Forte and Jeremiah Ratliff back with the #Bears at OTAs, as expected. Martellus Bennett still a no-show. — Adam Hoge (@AdamHoge) May 27, 2015 This appears to be yet another selfish move by Bennett. Fighting Kyle Fuller in training camp last year, unfollowing his…
  • White Sox Prospect To Debut Tomorrow

    Jason Grueter
    27 May 2015 | 7:54 am
    The newest member of the White Sox is rookie starting pitcher Chris Beck. The 2012 second-round draft pick out of Georgia Southern University will make his Major League debut on Thursday, starting the second game of a double-header in Baltimore. Beck is currently the No. 12 prospect in the Sox organization. He’s started eight games at Triple-A Charlotte this season, going 3-2 with a 3.30 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. Robin Ventura had this to say about his new starter. “We’ve gotten great reports on him, so we feel it’s a good time for him to come up and start and start that…
  • Chicago Athletes Arrested For Smoking Weed And Driving Drunk

    27 May 2015 | 5:50 am
    Here’s a fascinating list of notable Chicago athletes arrested for alcohol and/or marijuana. Ironically enough, some of these athletes were considered elite players at one time or another regardless of their personal lives. Let’s take a look. Lance Briggs Briggs’ brand-new Lamborghini Murcielago was found abandoned on the side of the highway Charge: Leaving the scene of a crash early and then reporting his 2007 Murcielago as stolen. (2007) Result: Briggs was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, a misdemeanor, and was given traffic citations for failure to give…
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  • The Dugout – Hot Curry & King James

    Nick Robinson
    27 May 2015 | 1:07 am
    Would You Rather…Four All-Stars with home court advantage… or one superstar with a hobble?Forget about the injured Kevin Love, forget about missing his first 10 shots in game three or his self-proclaimed innumerous injuries, forget about paying without Kyrie Irving, with a rookie coach and the combined grind of a decade of NBA and half a decade of deep playoff runs. LeBron James is still The King. Kyrie was back and as good as ever in game four but the damage had been done long before the sweep was completed. LeBron had one of his very best ever playoff series, taking it all in…
  • The Dugout – Lotteries, Chokes & Russ' Lucky Shirt

    Nick Robinson
    20 May 2015 | 12:49 am
    Russell Westbrook wore his lucky shirt to the Lottery. It didn't work. Playing The LotteryIt’s funny that after months of, in some cases deliberately, abysmal basketball, ultimately the fate of the NBA’s cellar dwellers comes down to a lottery. Tanking only gets you so far.The NBA Draft lottery was held today and it’s the Minnesota Timberwolves who’ll pick at numero uno. The first time in franchise history that they’ll select first. They were the favourites, with 25% odds, but the last time the favourites got the top spot was way back in 2004. Last year the Cavaliers came from…
  • The Dugout – Deflations, Elations & Buzzer Beating Salvations

    Nick Robinson
    13 May 2015 | 12:25 am
    Letting The Air OutDEFLATE-GATE! Yeah, that’s right, we’re still talking about it. You know why? Because the NFL only this week got around to publishing their exhaustive report and punishments are being handed down. Tom Brady has been suspended for four games, and the New England Patriots have lost two draft picks and been fined $1m. Righty-oh.Basically, they decided that it was “more probable than not” that the Patriots deliberately deflated footballs in that game against Indianapolis last year and the hammer has come down swiftly. Four months and a Super Bowl title later.Look. The…
  • The Dugout – Drafts, Awards & Psychobabble

    Nick Robinson
    5 May 2015 | 8:17 pm
    MVP! MVP! MVP!Steph Curry, take a bow. You are the 2014/15 NBA MVP.Curry becomes the first Golden State Warrior to ever win the award, and the first Warrior since Wilt Chamberlain in 1959/60 when the team was still in Philly, holding off the charge of James Harden with 100 of the 130 first place votes. Harden was runner up, followed by LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis.Curry averaged 23.8 points, 7.7 assists, 4.3 rebounds and two steals, shooting 48.7% from the field and 44.3% from three point range. Curry led his team to 65 wins as the top scorer and most influential…
  • The Dugout - Empty Parks, Duct Tape & The Truth

    Nick Robinson
    29 Apr 2015 | 9:25 pm
    Echoes of BaseballIf a ball lands in the outfield and there’s nobody there to cheer it, is it still registered as a Major League hit?Well, if that hit was at the crowdless Camden Yard on Wednesday (US) then sure. The Orioles and White Sox played in front of an empty stadium in what is believed to be the first ever MLB game without a single fan in attendance. The reason for that is a serious one, the Baltimore riots made it unsafe to open the gates. The first two games of the series will be made up in a double header next month but this game couldn’t be fitted into the schedule so they…
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  • Steven Gerrard Writes Heartfelt Farewell Letter To The Liverpool Fans

    Connor Boylan
    27 May 2015 | 5:39 am
    Steven Gerrard has today released a heartfelt letter to the Liverpool fans as he prepares to depart the club after 17 years. The Anfield legend – who is currently in Dubai with his Reds team-mates on holiday – had the emotional statement published on the club’s official website this morning. Gerrard, 34, will join up with MLS side LA Galaxy when he returns from his summer break. The letter read: “To all my fans, Saying goodbye hasn’t been easy. Liverpool Football Club has been such a massive part of my life since I was eight years old and I know how much…
  • VIDEO: Spurs Team-Mates Roberto Soldado & Andros Townsend Work On Diving

    Connor Boylan
    27 May 2015 | 5:26 am
    Roberto Soldado was giving out tips on how to dive properly this morning. And, unlike with many professional footballers, we’re not talking about simulation on the pitch for a change. The 30-year-old Spurs striker was giving advice to his White Hart Lane team-mate Andros Townsend on how best to dive into a pool of water. The pair look to be enjoying the sun following the conclusion of the Premier League season which saw them wrap up fifth place wit a 1-0 win over Everton at Goodison on Sunday. But Townsend could definitely be doing with some more practice on the diving technique.
  • Liverpool Players Including Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling Sing Kolo/Yaya Toure Chant at End of Season Party

    27 May 2015 | 2:48 am
    Get ready for one of the best things you’ll ever see. Despite enduring a really disappointing season under Brendan Rodgers where they finished with no trophies for the third campaign in a row, the Liverpool players appeared to enjoy their end of year party. With every big star in attendance, including Steven Gerrard, Raheem Sterling and Martin Skrtel, the Anfield players paid tribute to team-mate Kolo Toure and his brother Yaya by singing their brilliant chant. The song has been made famous by fans singing it around the country – and it’s obviously not gone unnoticed by the…
  • David De Gea, John Terry and Harry Kane All Miss Stats-Based Premier League Team of the Year

    27 May 2015 | 2:20 am
    Oulala’s points system is the most diverse and advanced fantasy football scoring matrix ever developed thanks to the stats supplied to them by their partners at Opta. As the season has finally drawn to a close, they decided to check out what the Premier League Team of the Year would look like purely based on Oulala points and Opta stats. Forget biased opinions, forget players picked solely because they play for one of the top six sides or have a two-month purple patch… ahem… Philippe Coutinho. This is the real Premier League team of the Year! By Russell Cane –…
  • Iker Casillas: Florentino Perez Asked Me Which Goalkeeper to Sign.. I Said David De Gea

    26 May 2015 | 4:18 pm
    Iker Casillas has revealed Florentino Perez asked him which goalkeeper he should bring to Real Madrid – and the Spanish legend backed a move for Manchester United goalie David de Gea. The Santiago Bernabeu stopper has been under pressure over the last season after contributing to Real’s trophyless campaign. There have been calls for the 34-year-old to either call it a day or be replaced by a younger goalkeeper the club can rely on long-term. And reports suggest de Gea is that man, with Real ready to make a big-money move to tempt him away from Old Trafford and back to the city he…
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  • Rick Nash Making Up For Lost Time

    Patrick Comia
    27 May 2015 | 9:04 am
    With Game Six's four point performance, Rick Nash might be heating up at the right time for the Rangers, making up for lost time. The post Rick Nash Making Up For Lost Time appeared first on Elite Sports NY.
  • LeBron James Left Hanging By Coach David Blatt (Video)

    Robby Sabo
    26 May 2015 | 9:15 pm
    Yet again, we have something else to discuss when it comes to LeBron James, David Blatt and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The post LeBron James Left Hanging By Coach David Blatt (Video) appeared first on Elite Sports NY.
  • New York Mets Edge Phillies In 10-Innings Thanks To Wilmer Flores

    Elite Sports NY Staff
    26 May 2015 | 9:05 pm
    The hitting machine known as Wilmer Flores helped the New York Mets edge the Philadelphia Phillies tonight in extra-innings. The post New York Mets Edge Phillies In 10-Innings Thanks To Wilmer Flores appeared first on Elite Sports NY.
  • New York Yankees Defeat Royals 5-1 Behind Teixeira’s 4 RBI

    Elite Sports NY Staff
    26 May 2015 | 8:57 pm
    For the second straight game, the New York Yankees have knocked off one of the best teams in the league in the Kansas City Royals. The post New York Yankees Defeat Royals 5-1 Behind Teixeira’s 4 RBI appeared first on Elite Sports NY.
  • LeBron James Leads Cavs To Sweep Of Hawks

    Elite Sports NY Staff
    26 May 2015 | 8:50 pm
    In four-short games LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers dismantle the outmatched Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals. The post LeBron James Leads Cavs To Sweep Of Hawks appeared first on Elite Sports NY.
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  • French Open: Simona Halep loses to Lucic-Baroni

    Boyan Vasilev
    27 May 2015 | 10:14 am
    Tennis Updates: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni upset 3rd seed Simona Halep for the 2nd time in 3 Grand Slams at the French Open. The 33-year-old Croat, ranked 70th, managed to repeat her shock victory over Romania’s Halep at the US Open, winning 7-5 6-1. Lucic-Baroni made her Roland Garros debut in 1999 and is through to round 3 for the first time since 2001. Halep, 23, reached her first Grand Slam final in Paris last year, finishing runner-up to Maria Sharapova. She had high hopes of going one step further this year but ran into a blizzard of aggressive shot-making from Lucic-Baroni. “She…
  • Soccer Rumors: Rafael Benitez to become Real Madrid’s next coach

    Yordan Ivanov
    26 May 2015 | 2:52 pm
    Soccer News and Rumors: Carlo Ancelotti is not Real Madrid’s coach anymore after he was released from his duties earlier in the week. We can debate a lot whether he should have stayed at the club or not, but the reality is that he is gone. As a result, the Whites will have to appoint a new manager soon, and the latest rumors are that Rafa Benitez could be headed to Madrid. It’s a bit hard to say whether he is the man for the job, especially given his work in the last couple of years. There are a lot of reports that Benitez will indeed be appointed as the new coach of Real Madrid in the…
  • French Open: Nadal and Djokovic through first round ties

    Boyan Vasilev
    26 May 2015 | 10:19 am
    Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal began his quest for a 10th French Open title with a straight-sets victory over teenager Quentin Halys. Frenchman Halys, an 18-year-old wildcard, had the Roland Garros crowd on his side but was not consistent enough to trouble the champion. And 6th seed Nadal, 28, won 6-3 6-3 6-4 in an hour and 50 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier. The Spaniard is in the same half of the draw as top seed Novak Djokovic, who beat Jarkko Nieminen 6-2 7-5 6-2. Djokovic, 28, has now won 23 matches in a row as he bids to claim his first title at Roland Garros and become the 8th man to…
  • Bundesliga: Roberto Di Matteo resigned as coach of FC Schalke 04

    Josip Muslim
    26 May 2015 | 6:22 am
    Soccer News: Roberto Di Matteo is no longer coach for FC Schalke 04. Club has confirmed this new on their web pages. Official news statement that Schalke 04 sport director Horst Heldt and Di Matteo had a meeting in which they analyze last season. As the results of that Roberto Di Matteo steps down as head coach. Di Matteo survived only seven months on Schalke 04 bench Di Matteo manages to survive in Gelsenkirchen for only seven month. In October Schalke 04 appointed Di Mateo as new head coach after terrible start of season from Jens Keller. At that point Schalke 04 was at 11 places in…
  • French Open: Sharapova opens with a win

    Boyan Vasilev
    25 May 2015 | 9:28 am
    Tennis Updates: Maria Sharapova made a successful start to the defence of her French Open title with a 6-2 6-4 win over Kaia Kanepi from Estonia in the first round. The 2nd-seeded Russian, 28, will now face compatriot Vitalia Diatchenko. Former world number 2 and 2012 Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, seeded 14th, lost 6-2 3-6 6-1 to Annika Beck from Germany. In the men’s draw, 4th seed Tomas Berdych reached round 2 by beating Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-0 7-5 6-3. The Czech, 29, is next scheduled to meet compatriot Radek Stepanek. The biggest name to falter on…
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  • New England Patriots: Robert Kraft agrees to accept Sanctions

    Tim Campbell
    19 May 2015 | 7:14 pm
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has decided to throw in the towel and accept the NFL sanctions that were imposed as a result of the Wells Report findings regarding deflategate. “It’s been an emotionally charged couple of weeks as all of you know, and I’ve been considering what my options are. And throughout this whole process there have been two polarizing audiences. At one end of the spectrum we’ve had Patriots fans throughout the country who have been so supportive and really inspirational to us and believing in us. But, also mindful, at the other end of the spectrum, there…
  • The NFL amends the Extra Point Conversion

    Tim Campbell
    19 May 2015 | 6:34 pm
    The NFL has changed to PAT to increase the potential for two point conversions by moving the line of scrimmage for the one point kick back to the 15 yard line while keeping the 2 point try on the 2 yard line. But the biggest difference will be the defenses ability to recover and return turnovers for 2 points of their own. Sometimes it feels like the league is trying just a little too hard to make changes that increase the intrigue and excitement of the game. This could end up being an interesting aspect, especially in those moments late in games that can be decided by one point, or it could…
  • Oilers hire Todd McLellan as Head Coach

    Tim Campbell
    19 May 2015 | 6:13 pm
    The Edmonton Oilers have announced that Todd McLellan will be the franchise’s new head coach. McLellan takes over a team that struggles to find any consistency in winning but is far from being talentless. The young Oilers roster includes three #1 overall draft picks since 2010 and they are positioned to take another one this year. It is all but a foregone conclusion that Edmonton will draft Connor McDavid who will join Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov as building blocks for the Oilers future. At 47 years old, McLellan has 20 years experience as coach with much of it…
  • Former Notre Dame Quarterback Everett Golson Transfers to Florida State

    Tim Campbell
    19 May 2015 | 5:37 pm
    Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports announced today that former Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Everett Golson will be making his transfer to Florida State to play for the Seminoles. Everett Golson “This past weekend has been a defining moment in my life as I am proud to say I am a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. The support I’ve received there over the past four years has helped strengthen my integrity, wisdom and character. I would like to thank all of the coaches who spent time speaking with me these past few weeks and considered adding me to their football programs.
  • Pittsburgh Pirates: Jung-ho Kang forcing out Jordy Mercer

    Tim Campbell
    18 May 2015 | 10:18 am
    Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer is feeling the subtle ‘push’ of rookie Jung-ho Kang as the South Korean is making a name for himself in Pittsburgh. Clint Hurdle “We told Jordy before the weekend started that he would get it off. We had a plan coming in. We’ll figure it out as we go. I know the dynamic of working with Jung Ho, getting him more playing time. We’ll see where it takes us. They are different defenders. I compare Jung Ho to a Jhonny Peralta type. Jordy probably has more lateral range, and more experience with positioning, and the only way Jung Ho will…
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  • 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Infographic

    22 May 2015 | 2:56 pm
    The 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals has started and it matches up the number one seed Atlanta Hawks vs Lebron James and the other guys that play on his team. This series will come down to if the Atlanta Hawks can stop Leborn enough to grab four victories with move on to the NBA finals. For Lebron he's on a mission to show to everyone that he can make it back to the NBA finals for the fifth straight year and go for his third NBA championship. 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Infographic - Fanzz - An infographic by the team at 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Infographic - Fanzz Embed…
  • 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals Infographic

    21 May 2015 | 2:13 pm
    The 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals is between the number one seed Golden State Warriors and the number two seed Houston Rockets. These matches up this years' MVP and the runner-up in the voting for MVP Stephen Curry and James Harden. This infographic showcases these two superstars in the NBA and shows some of the numbers that these players have been able to produce this year in the regular season and in the playoffs. 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals Infographic - Fanzz - An infographic by the team at 2015-nba-western-conference-finals-infographic Embed 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals…
  • Who Wins the Western Conference Finals? - Poll

    19 May 2015 | 10:32 am
    The Western Conference finals starts tonight between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets. Who do you think is going to win and advance to the 2015 NBA Finals?
  • Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs - POLL

    16 Apr 2015 | 10:53 am
    With the upcoming NBA playoffs coming up we want to know who you think will win in the first round between the Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs? The Los Angeles Clippers are the three seed and the San Antonio Spurs are sixth seed. Do the Spurs have another championship run in them this year? Or is this the year that the Clippers knock off the defending champs?  
  • Majestic Cool Base Jersey Review

    12 Mar 2015 | 8:55 am
    Today we are going to be reviewing the Majestic Cool Base Jersey Review from Fanzz. Transcript This video will review the brand new 2015 Majestic Cool Base Jersey. Let’s get right to the difference in this year’s version of jersey. These jerseys feel and wear different than the ones in past years.  The main difference is the fabric. The Cool Base fabric is constructed from moisture-wicking fabrics with breathable mesh back. It’s designed not only for professional play in the diamond but has style and quality off. This Cool Base Jersey features quality tackle twill numbers &…
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  • Imoh Ezekiel To Replace Emenike At Fenerbahçe?

    Bayo Psalm
    18 May 2015 | 8:56 am
    Turkish giants, Fenerbahçe SK, are reportedly planning a move for Nigerian forward Imoh Ezekiel who will be a replacement for compatriot, Emmanuel Emenike, should the striker leave the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium during the summer. Emenike is presently unsettled at Fenerbahçe and also battling to hit the back of the net in many occasions. This is also coupled with the fact that he has fallen out of favour with the fans of the Yellow Canaries for his poor performances. According to reports, Fenerbahçe scout, Müjdat Yetkiner, have been having his watchful eyes on on-loan striker at Standard…
  • NPFL Week 9 Round-Up: Enyimba, Pillars Win Away, 3SC Rooted To Bottom

    Bayo Psalm
    17 May 2015 | 11:14 pm
    Two away win, 3 draws and 4 home victories summed up the Glo Nigeria Professional Football League Week 9 matches as the Big Boys from last season begin to surface at the summit of the table. League defending Champions, Kano Pillars, pulled a wonderful display in Umuahia to secure a much needed 3 points on the road. Enyimba Int’l also capped a wonderful week that have seen the Aba Elephants unveil a new logo and jersey with an away win beating Dolphins 2-1 in Port Harcourt to make it all perfect for Nigeria’s most successful club. In  a match that was tagged the hottest of Week 9…
  • Martins Injury Not Serious

    Bayo Psalm
    16 May 2015 | 4:52 am
    The medical crew of MLS side, Seattle Sounders have revealed the results of the X-ray carried out on Obafemi Martins stating that the injury suffered by the striker is not serious. The X-ray showed no fracture but it is confirmed that Martins is suffering from tibia contusion. Seattle Sounders manager, Sigi Schmid, have expressed doubts on whether the Nigerian can play against Vancouver Whitecaps during the weekend. “He’s still questionable for Saturday’s game against the Vancouver Whitecaps, the x-rays looked alright, but he’s still in a little bit of pain. It’s a…
  • Awoniyi Bags Another Hat-Trick As Eagles Beat Nurnberg U19 5-0

    Bayo Psalm
    16 May 2015 | 4:37 am
    Sensational striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, scored another hat-trick as the Flying Eagles of Nigeria beat German side Nurnberg U19 5-0 in a test match. Awoniyi was a hat-trick hero in the first test match played against Hoffenheim U23 team and he once again repeated the feat against Nurnberg U19 yesterday. Kingsley Sokari of Enyimba FC and Alhassan Ibrahim are the other goal scorers on the afternoon. The Flying Eagles will face their final test on Tuesday, May 19 when the face Freiburg U23 team after which they will fly out of Germany for New Zealand where they will get ready for the FIFA U20 World…
  • Injured Martins Doubtful For Vancouver Clash

    Bayo Psalm
    15 May 2015 | 10:37 am
    Seattle Sounders Nigerian forward, Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins, is a doubt for the MLS clash against Vancouver after he missed out on training with the rest of the club on Thursday. Martins had to go for an X-ray scan while other players of Sounders were training. Coach of the team, Sigi Schmid is unsure of the injury suffered by the striker but he is hopeful on getting a positive response after the X-ray scan. “Oba wasn’t here. Well, he was upstairs. We had to send him for an X-ray. He’s had a little bit of a complaint but we want to see with the X-ray and we’ll make a…
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  • Stephen Curry wins MVP

    4 May 2015 | 7:15 pm
    The long awaited MVP award for the NBA 2014-2015 goes to…… Wardell Stephen Curry, aka the baby-faced assassin, aka the brother of splashes, and the list goes on. What an incredible season for him and the Warriors. People can argue that James Harden deserved it just as much, but the final voting says it all; […] The post Stephen Curry wins MVP appeared first on onestopdaily.
  • Mortal Kombat X all fatalities [NSFW]

    22 Apr 2015 | 9:43 pm
    Mortal Kombat X might be the nastiest and the most graphic brutal video game in the recent years. Popular video gamer/streamer, theRadBrad uploaded a compilation of all possible fatalities in the game. This video is graphic and NSFW. Credit: theRadBrad (165) The post Mortal Kombat X all fatalities [NSFW] appeared first on onestopdaily.
  • Mayweather vs Pacquiao commercial

    7 Apr 2015 | 1:07 pm
    HBO released the first fight promo commercial. Kinda cheesy, but who isn’t ready for this fight?! Video from Shosports. (227) The post Mayweather vs Pacquiao commercial appeared first on onestopdaily.
  • Guys driving around and cutting off Man buns

    31 Mar 2015 | 1:59 pm
    Seems like every guy in their early 20s or 30s have tried out the man bun hairstyle in the past year or so. Derick Watts started a movement called “Stop the Knot”. Along with his friends, they go around cutting off man buns from strangers. Staged or not, this is pretty ridiculous. (124) The post Guys driving around and cutting off Man buns appeared first on onestopdaily.
  • Avengers Age of Ultron trailer new

    23 Mar 2015 | 2:46 pm
    Marvel unveiled the latest movie trailer for the Avengers: Age of Ultron that is coming out May 1st. Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver and Ultron will make appearances in this movie. Scarlett Johansson is still hot as usual. (135) The post Avengers Age of Ultron trailer new appeared first on onestopdaily.
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    Best Portable Solar Generators for Survival and Emergency Conditions

  • Reasons Why RAVPower Solar Charger is a Great Product for your Outdoor Power Needs

    Amanda Swan
    20 May 2015 | 8:50 am
    Do you love the idea of free energy? Absolutely I do. That is why I am a big fan of solar chargers. Besides the ‘free’ factor, solar chargers are more helpful to you for some other reasons. First of all, they are portable so that you can carry anywhere. Simply, while you are doing your stuffs outdoors in a camping trip, you can either take back-up or fire up your devices directly from it. Thus a solar charger becomes a nice option for a user to produce limitless free energy for outdoor uses. Would you want to invest in a solar charger for your cell phone or tablet?  Then, I…
  • Bushnell PowerSync SolarWrap 400 Portable Li-Ion USB Charger Review

    Amanda Swan
    12 May 2015 | 8:47 pm
    Here is a pretty nice portable solar charger for hikers and campers. Bushnell PowerSync SolarWrap 400 is a compact, lightweight solar charger that can be elegantly rolled up into a tiny unit, while not in use.  You can simply unhook the roll, pull down and hang up the flexible thin film solar panel on your backpack or anywhere like a tent or tree (see the picture below). The energy produced from the device is enough to charge your smart phone, tablet and other smaller appliances. Bushnell PowerSync SolarWrap 400 is not a solar powerhouse. It is a simple device for camping and hiking…
  • ZeroLemon Solar Juice Solar Charger: A Range of Tiny Solar Chargers for your Phones and Tablets

    Amanda Swan
    22 Apr 2015 | 11:17 pm
    What about a solar charger as small as your iPhone? Well, you have a range of tiny and compact portable solar chargers from ZeroLemon. Indeed, they can be good companions for your life outdoors.   For various prices, you have different models, based on their capacity to produce power. Below we make a run-through all the models, their features and prices.  You are in the right place to know more about ZeroLemon portable solar chargers. We review each model of the series in detail below. Stay with us. You have four varieties of ZeroLemon Solar Juice solar charger, friendly for  your phones…
  • Best Portable Generator for Camping: 4 Best Solar Generators for Camping

    Amanda Swan
    12 Apr 2015 | 7:17 am
    Camping without a reliable source for power will make it unexcited. It is a time people carry more than one gadget everywhere, for example, smartphone, tablet, laptop, camera and GPS system.  No one can think of leaving his/her gizmos behind while making out for camping or other outdoor activities; but taking them along without having a great source of energy to recharge them is useless either. There are multiple options for portable power. While looking for the best portable generator, you should have an idea about them. The first option is simply a diesel-based portable power unit. It…
  • Levin Solar Chargers for Portable Power: 3 Levin Foldable Solar Chargers Review

    Amanda Swan
    10 Apr 2015 | 1:33 am
    Portable solar chargers make you a lot of confident in your outdoor explorations. Levin solar chargers are nice options for all your outdoor activities. Being thin and lightweight, they are great for suspending over your backpack or anywhere else. Made of high quality SunPower thin film solar cells, they are amazing products in terms of both power output and portability factors. Levin has three varieties of portable solar panel chargers. The classification, as you can see, is made on the basis of their power output – 13W, 20W and 7W. Each model is meant for a different array of products,…
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    Football Betting News

  • Pioli: Lazio to overtake Roma

    24 May 2015 | 3:59 pm
    Stefano Pioli assured Lazio won’t go for just a point against Roma in tomorrow’s Derby.  Roma have already mathematically qualified for a Champions League spot – at least a preliminary round – while Lazio now need just one point to end Napoli’s hopes. There's a big difference, as second takes you straight into the group phase, while third place only enters a dangerous preliminary round. “This game will be fundamental and everything we’ve done this season has been taking us to this point,” said the Coach in his Press conference. “We recovered both physically and…
  • Drogba to leave Chelsea

    24 May 2015 | 3:52 pm
    Didier Drogba has announced he will leave Chelsea following Sunday's season-ending game against Sunderland, in order to play more first-team football. Drogba - who moved back to Stamford Bridge ahead of the current campaign - is a Chelsea legend, having helped the club to multiple trophies and scoring the winning penalty in the club's UEFA Champions League final win over Bayern Munich in 2012. Now 37, the Ivorian has been limited to a bit-part role since his return, largely due to the form of Diego Costa. And Drogba has revealed he is keen to maximise his playing time in the closing years of…
  • Arsenal wanted Walcott stay regardless of hat-trick

    24 May 2015 | 3:45 pm
    Arsene Wenger says Theo Walcott's hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-1 rout of West Brom has not heightened his desire to keep the forward at the club because he wanted him to stay regardless. Walcott has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium, with Liverpool reported to be among the sides interested, and he gave a timely reminder of his quality as the Premier League season came to a close on Sunday. The England international opened the scoring with a rasping drive and poked home a second, before Jack Wilshere added a stunning third in the 17th minute. Walcott then rounding off…
  • Man. United aim to leapfrog Arsenal

    17 May 2015 | 5:05 am
    Manchester United will be looking to complete a Premier League double over Arsenal when they meet at Old Trafford today. Louis van Gaal’s side were 2-1 winners at the Emirates in November and would leapfrog the Gunners into third in the table with victory. After losing three on the spin, United returned to winning ways against Crystal Palace last weekend and need just a point to mathematically secure Champions League qualification, although fifth-placed Liverpool are six points behind and with a far inferior goal difference. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from their first league…
  • Enrique not out for revenge

    17 May 2015 | 4:54 am
    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says revenge is not on the agenda when his side take on Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Victory for Barca at the Vicente Calderon will see the Catalan side confirmed as champions of La Liga, taking the title back from Diego Simeone’s men. Enrique’s side won the reverse fixture 3-1 and insists his side are not thinking about winning the title against the reigning champions. "I haven't seen any desire for revenge among my players. Atletico had a great season last year and were deserved champions," he said. "The schedule has decided that we play on the penultimate…
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  • 7 Sly Skills of Wicked Good Coaches

    Mike Davenport
    17 May 2015 | 7:31 pm
    Have you been trying to improve your coaching, but it’s not working well? Do you know the simple skills that can make a big difference? I’ve not been in many Cracker Barrel restaurants, but I will remember this one. We were traveling to Boston and stopped to grab a bite. Sitting in the booth behind us was a family of four. Mom and Dad were talking to their daughter about her lacrosse experience. Mom: “Your coach, she’s a wicked good coach. I like her. Daughter: “Aw Mom, she’s good but not w-i-c-k-e-d good! Mom: “Yeah she is, she is wicked good. I know wicked and she…
  • How I Run A Practice (From Concept To Reality)

    Mike Davenport
    10 May 2015 | 6:37 pm
    There’s a saying bouncing around the world of sports, and it goes something like this, “You compete as you practice.” You don’t need a PhD from MIT to make sense of that. Basically, if you want to compete like a champion you need to practice like one. Sounds simple. Well, not really. The tricky part of practicing like a champion is creating a champion practice environment for the athlete. The Investment Of Practice In my sport (rowing) we invest approximately 20 hours of practice for each race. Those races are usually 7 minutes long. Using my handy-dandy calculator,…
  • Who Else Is Spooked By The 9 Harsh Realities Of Coaching Sports Today?

    Mike Davenport
    3 May 2015 | 8:17 pm
    Do you believe coaching is a bed of roses? Know how older coaches have survived? Being on the elder side of coaching, I really enjoy talking to young coaches. Twenty-something coaches have an interesting perspective. Last week a few of us were comparing notes at lunch, and I was surprised at the common areas of thinking we shared. The generation-gap didn’t matter, nor did different sports. And I was doubly-surprised how quickly the following list was generated and agreed on. Without further ado, I present to you 9 Harsh Realities Of Coaching Sports Today, as agreed upon by 4 coaches (1…
  • Will The Team Miss You When You’re Gone?

    Mike Davenport
    26 Apr 2015 | 7:56 pm
    Is it petty for you to worry about that? Are you the only one who can do the job? There are a wealth of ways to evaluate a coach: the won/loss record number of recruits retention rate how many graduate trail of broken rules Yet, a perspective rarely used to evaluate is “will they miss you when you’re gone?” It’s self-centered, but it goes right to the core of why many of us coach. The Need To Be Needed I won’t presume I know why you coach. I’ll just get it wrong. But I do know this, on a conscious level many of us know why we coach, and it’s not very…
  • Heads Up. Your Coaching Life Is About To Be Disrupted

    Mike Davenport
    19 Apr 2015 | 4:32 pm
    How do you react to disruptions during practice? Do you have a plan for the tech-device revolution about ready to land on your head? For thousands of years humans have lived in a linear and local world. Things hardly changed and when they did it was a slow, incremental process. Our lives were seldom impacted by actions and events in other parts of the world. Not today. Today our world is exponential and global. Meaning that we now live with change that is happening wicked fast and increasing almost daily. And events around the world impact us quickly. This is your new coaching life.
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    Blog - Media Parasite


    Ft. Worth Fred
    26 May 2015 | 3:17 pm
    OK kiddies, let's have a simple true/false quiz:1. Ray McDonald and his ilk should be banned from the NFL for life (T/F)?2. The Chicago Bears' putative vetting of McDonald was a charade designed to get a premium player on the cheap (T/F)?3. The NFL is a haven for domestic predators, a practice tolerated by Commissioner Roger Goodell (T/F)?4. Only a Tea Party crackpot would deny that Hillary Clinton is clearly the best choice to be our next president (T/F)?If you answered "true" to all of the questions, congratulations, you may get a job offer from USA Today.To be sure, it is unfair…

    Ft. Worth Fred
    7 May 2015 | 10:39 am
    I apologize in advance for leading into what may appear to be a non-sequitur, but I will try to connect the dots.My take on the NFL's official report on Deflategate is not much different from the comments offered here several months ago, to wit:The Patriots' equipment managers all knew Tom Brady liked to throw underinflated balls, so it wasn't necessary for him to tell them what to doIt is still fascinating how one of them managed to deflate 11 balls in the bathroom in the space of roughly 90 seconds.Bill Belichick would be a fool to get involved in this, and he is no fool.Like it…

    Ft. Worth Fred
    1 May 2015 | 2:04 pm
    The first round of the 2015 NFL draft is in the books, and I thought you might enjoy reviewing some of the mock drafts from our friends in the pressbox. For the most, the only predictions that are accurate are either the first few draft picks, or to the extent they correctly anticipated the needs of the teams. For example, Sam Farmer in the Los Angeles Times predicted the Chicago Bears would draft WR Amari Cooper; they opted for Kevin White instead.But the bottom of Farmer's list is notable for his inclusion of several players who weren't drafted in the first round at all. A similar pattern…

    Ft. Worth Fred
    28 Apr 2015 | 3:34 pm
    ICYMI.....don't be embarrassed.....I missed it too. With practically no fanfare from the media, the NFLPA has appealed the 10-game suspension given to  Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The libs who dominate the sports media never miss an opportunity to lambaste Goodell as, alternately, a capricious tyrant or an insensitive lout. But like the occupant of the White House who they adore, few if any of them have a clue how the business world, sports or otherwise, operates.In July 2014, Hardy, then with the Carolina Panthers,…

    Ft. Worth Fred
    19 Apr 2015 | 3:18 pm
    For the benefit of any recent graduates, Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was the subject of a bitter confirmation hearing when he was nominated to the bench by President George Bush in 1991. The source of the controversy was an allegation that while he worked at the Department of Education and later at the EEOC, he sexually harassed one of his subordinates, Anita Hill. To date, no other women have made similar allegations against Thomas, unlike, say, Bill Clinton. The hearings were held before the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by one Joe…
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    XN Sports

  • Details of FIFA Arrests and Investigation

    XN Sports
    27 May 2015 | 9:46 am
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke on Wednesday to lay out what transpired with FIFA officials in Switzerland as multiple executives were arrested for various forms of corruption. The post Details of FIFA Arrests and Investigation appeared first on XN Sports.
  • NHL Playoffs: Rangers Erupt in 3rd to Stay Alive

    XN Sports
    27 May 2015 | 6:31 am
    NHL Playoffs: New York scored five goals in the third period of its 7-3 Game 6 victory over Tampa Bay. Derick Brassard registered a hat trick and two assists as the Rangers head home for Friday's Game 7. The post NHL Playoffs: Rangers Erupt in 3rd to Stay Alive appeared first on XN Sports.
  • 5th Straight NBA Finals for LeBron James

    XN Sports
    27 May 2015 | 6:23 am
    NBA Playoffs: LeBron James earned his fifth straight trip to the NBA Finals as the Cavaliers swept the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals. The post 5th Straight NBA Finals for LeBron James appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Five Reasons the Detroit Tigers are in Third Place

    Tomas Laverty
    25 May 2015 | 5:59 pm
    Five reasons the 2015 Detroit Tigers are in third place behind the Royals and Twins. The post Five Reasons the Detroit Tigers are in Third Place appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Five MLB Contenders at the Memorial Day Checkpoint

    Mario Mergola
    25 May 2015 | 4:42 pm
    Mario Mergola lists 5 MLB clubs that are legitimate 2015 World Series Contenders. The post Five MLB Contenders at the Memorial Day Checkpoint appeared first on XN Sports.
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  • Matt Wieters close to returning to the Orioles

    Dan Schalk
    27 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    Matt Wieters long road to recovery is about to end. The Baltimore Orioles All-Star catcher will be returning to club on June 4th, after a long, 11-month rehab coming back from Tommy John surgery. With a career stats line of .257/.320/.423 with 92 home […] The post Matt Wieters close to returning to the Orioles appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • Rangers route Lightning; force game 7

    Hayden Fuller
    27 May 2015 | 8:20 am
    The Rangers had a tough task ahead of them beating the Lightning on their home ice to avoid elimination, and that is exactly what they did. The Rangers have been playing elimination games since last series being down 3-1 to the Capitals. New York […] The post Rangers route Lightning; force game 7 appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • What awaits Scott Skiles in Orlando

    Zach Howerton
    27 May 2015 | 7:57 am
    The Orlando Magic’s coaching vacancy will be filled by former Magic guard Scott Skiles. He played for five different Eastern Conference teams before heading to Greece to begin his coaching career. While as a player, he broke (and still holds) the record for most assists […] The post What awaits Scott Skiles in Orlando appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • Fantasy Outlook: New England Patriots RB’s

    Colby Gatz
    27 May 2015 | 7:11 am
    The running back position for the New England Patriots has been very hard to read the past couple years. Three years ago, Steven Ridley burst onto the scene and had a great fantasy season before fumbling issues led to him being benched. Ridley’s decline […] The post Fantasy Outlook: New England Patriots RB’s appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • New Cubs on the Block

    Carl Hunt
    27 May 2015 | 6:43 am
    18-30 is where the Chicago Cubs sat last year at this point in the season.  This year, they are 25-20.  That’s an obvious improvement.  The Cubs pulled out another close one Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, defeating the Washington Nationals 3-2. Get Great Tickets […] The post New Cubs on the Block appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
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    Yankee Addiction

  • Is Jacob Lindgren's shot at the big leagues around the corner?

    Rebecca Cox
    7 May 2015 | 1:27 pm
    CHECK THIS OUT! RECEIVE CASH BACK ON PURCHASES AUTOMATICALLY!Even though the Yankees have been playing well, that doesn't mean they should stop making necessary changes to improve the roster.  One such change needing to take place involves reliever David Carpenter.  Carpenter has pitched 10 1/3 innings thus far allowing 8 hits, 6 earned runs, 4 walks, while only striking out 5 batters.One of the options available to replace the struggling Carpenter is Jacob Lindgren, the Yankees' 2014 2nd round draft pick.  Lindgren, currently assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, has pitched 12…
  • Mark Teixeira's new diet must be working

    Rebecca Cox
    23 Apr 2015 | 5:44 am
    In February, it was reported that Mark Teixeira went on a "gluten free, sugar free and dairy free" diet in the off-season in order to improve his energy and help ward off injuries.  Teixeira stated that he has lost 13 pounds of fat and gained 15 pounds of muscle since going on the diet.  As far as baseball goes, Teixeira would like to hit at least 30 home runs and drive in 100+ RBI.  So far, so good.While Teixeira's average isn't the greatest at .204, he has an on-base percentage of .333 and is slugging .592.  He leads the team with 5 home runs and 13 RBI.  Teixeira…
  • Game Recap 4/22/15 (NYY @ DET): The Price was wrong!

    Rebecca Cox
    22 Apr 2015 | 8:02 pm
    It was a wild first inning in Detroit tonight as the Yankees and Tigers combined for 10 runs, 7 hits, 6 walks and 87 pitches.  The first inning lasted 50 minutes.  So much for the pace of game rules.David Price began the first by hitting Jacoby Ellsbury followed by a Chris Young single to center field.  With two men on, Price walked Mark Teixeira to load the bases.  Brian McCann singled on a fly ball to left field scoring Ellsbury to make the score 1-0 Yankees.  Price struck out Carlos Beltran then allowed a single from Chase Headley that drove in Young to make it…
  • Should Yankees bench Didi Gregorius?

    Rebecca Cox
    22 Apr 2015 | 5:01 am
    Didi Gregorius hasn't began his Yankee career as he envisioned.  His slash line is .200/.233/.200 which has rendered him useless on offense.  His defense has been shaky, his base running has been horrendous and he's made some silly mistakes like trying to steal third base with two outs and two men on base with Mark Teixeira at the plate or getting picked off at first when he rounded the base too far and didn't hustle back fast enough.Didi Gregorius ( question is: Should the Yankees bench Gregorius?  Should they give the shortstop position to a more experienced…
  • Game Recap 4/21/15 (NYY @ DET): Bring on Chris Young!

    Rebecca Cox
    21 Apr 2015 | 7:57 pm
    Mark Teixeira started the game off right by scoring Brett Gardner off a double in the first inning to give the Yankees an early 1-0 lead.  Teixeira now has four doubles on the season.  He had a total of 14 doubles all last season.Chris Young ( wasn't a lot of action innings two through six as both pitchers were doing well.  The Yankees didn't score again until the seventh inning when Chris Young hit a solo shot off reliever Ian Krol who had just entered the game for Lobstein.  Young's blast made it 2-0 Yankees.  After getting Chase Headley to pop out,…
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    SportPulse Feed

  • The Way Forward: BCCI Proposes Contracts for Indian Women's Cricket Team

    Emmon Raza
    27 May 2015 | 5:59 am
    In a statement made by BCCI secretary, Anurag Thakur, on Sunday, May  24th 2015, he announced that as per the proposition of the Women's Cricket Committee in India, BCCI was to consider a contract system for the national Indian women's cricket team. The second proposal made was to increase the number of domestic level games played and also the international exposure. An under-16 and an under-23 tournament at domestic level is being considered.
  • French Open 2015: Bouchard and Dimitrov crash out in round 1

    Alexandra Kyrke-Smith
    26 May 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Whilst most of the top players progressed untroubled, Eugenie Bouchard and Grigor Dimitrov were the day’s big casualties at Roland Garros as the first round drew to a close on Tuesday.
  • Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Urged Nations to Stop Avoiding Pakistan

    Zaki Haider
    26 May 2015 | 7:19 am
  • 'Pakistan team should not be taken seriously; Team was filled with fixers' - Shoaib Akhtar

    Abdul Muqeet
    25 May 2015 | 12:17 pm
    Former Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar has dropped yet another bomb on the Cricket of Pakistan as he made some of the most controversial comments on the team, in which he played for several years. The ever-so-controversial fast bowler revealed that the results of the matches were decided in the dressing room and not the playing ground. He added that Pakistan team should not be taken seriously. "Pakistan team is not to be taken seriously." Shoaib Akhtar said in an interview to Harsha Bhogle on Star Sports.
  • Pakistan seals victory in the nail-biting encounter

    Rabeel Tariq
    24 May 2015 | 3:43 pm
    Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 2 wickets in the 2nd T20 of the series and thus won the series by 2-0. Pakistan achieved the target of 176 runs in 19.4 overs. Match Report: Pakistan v Zimbabwe; 2nd T20I; Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, 24th May, 2015.
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  • Spurs & Rangers Legend Paul Gascoigne: A Birthday Tribute

    Owen Blackhurst
    27 May 2015 | 5:38 am
    We can’t think of any player from the modern era who has played the game with the childlike impetuosity of Paul Gascoigne. On his 48th birthday, give it up for the man who gave Spurs, Lazio, Rangers & England fans unconfined joy… If there is one thing that all football fans with a heart can probably agree on, it’s that we’re sick of seeing pictures of Gazza looking like someone’s sun and booze damaged Australian auntie. It might be 25 years since Italia ’90, but such was Paul Gascoigne’s impact on not only world football, but the moribund landscape of the game on…
  • Are Vettel & Rosberg Really Bad Business For F1?

    Andre Harrison
    27 May 2015 | 4:30 am
    It seems Bernie Ecclestone might have been at the wine again with his comments about Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel and their supposed negative impact on the business side of F1… So, with the pitstop heard around the world still ringing in the ears of every Lewis Hamilton fan worldwide, I thought I’d take a different approach to Formula 1’s blue riband event at Monaco this past weekend, and address some comments from F1’s owner of commercial rights and general overlord, Bernie Ecclestone. In a recent interview with, he said that Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel,…
  • Steven Gerrard: Legend

    Owen Blackhurst
    26 May 2015 | 12:27 pm
      Liverpool’s captain might be leaving for LA, but rather than remember him by getting his face tattooed on your shoulder you could instead have a look at these ace prints… Football art comes into two distinct categories. First you’ve got the hideous. Awful posters featuring terrible typography and loads of rubbish images. Totally ill-conceived drawings done by people who shouldn’t be allowed to doodle let alone try and draw Robbie Fowler. Really, really bad pop art that besmirches all that has been before and really needs to get in a big bin. Or the sea,…
  • Big Joe Egan: Tales from the Toughest White Man on the Planet

    Stephen Tudor
    21 May 2015 | 7:58 am
    From winning Irish titles to taking everything Mike Tyson could throw at him and onto starring opposite Robert Downey Jr, Big Joe Egan has lived a hell of life. Here he talks Tyson, tear-ups, tragedy and redemption… Big Joe Egan has lived ten lifetimes and has enough tales to fill twenty more. Spending time in his company your head spins from a dazzling roll call of stars – Tom Hardy, Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman – names that are not so much dropped as tied to balloons and presented to you. That’s not to say Big Joe is a braggart – you’d be hard pushed to find a more…
  • The curse of the Arsenal number 9 shirt

    Harry Harris
    21 May 2015 | 5:05 am
    Since Arsene Wenger arrived at Arsenal we’ve had a legion of wonderful strikers pass through the club. Unfortunately none of them have donned the hallowed number 9… I’m quite evangelical about proper shirt numbering in football. You know what I mean, the classic images of a number 6 commanding his box, a number 11 bombing down the wing, and maybe most romantically of all, a number 9 stealing a march on his marker to put the ball in the back of the net. Unfortunately for us Gunners, it’s been a fair while since a number 9 has really made the crowd roar in N7. Since Arsene…
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  • So, 34 Percent of NBA Fans Think 52 Year Old MJ Can Beat LeBron? Speechless

    14 May 2015 | 3:38 pm
    Sometimes, the brain of the average American sports fan worry me. A recent poll showed that 77 percent of NBA fans believe that Michael Jordan is the greatest player of all-time. That statistic doesn’t bother me, and I’m happy with that figure. But in the same poll, a whopping 34 percent of fans believe that Michael Jordan (at 52 years old) would beat LeBron James at 1-on-1 today. And only 54 percent believe that James would win in the match-up. Look, I’m a huge MJ nut. But I’m also a realist. Although MJ can still play and talk trash against many NBA players today,…
  • PICS: Jon Gruden Will Sleep Where He Wants To Sleep… Including Airports

    14 May 2015 | 1:37 pm
    It must suck to be a celebrity. Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports No matter how much you try to blend into your surroundings, there’s always that one fan who will spot you during a down moment and snap a photo. Take this instance of Jon Gruden. It appears that a man who looks a lot like Gruden caught a little shut-eye at the gate at JFK Airport. If the boulder on his left hand is any give away, then it’s most likely the Super Bowl coach. I like how this photo proves that Gruden is just one of us. He’s got a little beer belly, takes up much more personal space than he actually…
  • PICS: Get To Know Jimmy Garoppolo, Tom Brady’s Replacement

    12 May 2015 | 4:27 pm
    1. BackgroundAlthough Tom Brady will appeal his four game suspension for Deflategate, it still seems likely he'll miss some time for his role in the matter. So in the meantime, let's to get to know his young replacement.Jimmy Garoppolo is only 23 years old and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (62 overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. It was the highest drafteted quarterback by the Patriots since they spent the first overall pick on Drew Bledsoe back in 1993. He played his college ball at Eastern Illinois. 2. Nobody Wanted HimWell, not necessarily everyone, just Division…
  • 5 Things You Could Have Bought Instead of The Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight

    5 May 2015 | 6:07 pm
    1. The Rocky Movie CollectionWant to see a real fight? How about a bundle of five? If you could've predicted the future and known that the "Fight of The Century" would've been a dud, then you could have used that money and time to watch the entire Rocky series on Blu Ray, and still have some extra cash leftover. Sure, Rocky V and Rocky Balboa were less than spectacular, but I would take both of those movies over the fight any night of the week. 2. Boxing GlovesWant to punch yourself in the face after spending money on a let down? Go ahead, but do it safely with a pair of these Everlast bad…
  • Russell Wilson Is Bringing Ciara To The White House. Meh, Watch Chris Paul Instead

    23 Apr 2015 | 3:58 pm
    Awww, Russell Wilson looks like he’s maybe found a new gal pal. Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports According to the Washington Post, Wilson will bring singer Ciara to the White House Correspondents dinner. The two of them haven’t really confirmed that they’re together, so why are they saying the the two are a couple? Well, when the Post looked over the guest list provided by AOL, they didn’t say Wilson would be bringing a “friend”, rather they said that he’s bringing his “date”. First off, I know it’s sad that I’m even writing about…
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    Krusty Sox

  • Kyrie Irving Gave Anderson Varejao And His Andre The Giant Hair A Shot To The Nuts

    27 May 2015 | 8:26 am
    Anderson Varejao's season was lost to injury but that didn't keep Kyrie Irving from giving him a shot to the nuts.  Varejao was there, with his Andre the Giant hair, supporting his team and that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Bryce Harper Impressed Himself With A Home Run

    27 May 2015 | 6:24 am
    Bryce Harper hit a ball to left field that he thought he missed.  He was upset with himself as he left the batter's box.  It landed in the seats for a home run. Nobody was more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Shaq Said He Would Last 45 Seconds With Ronda Rousey

    27 May 2015 | 5:24 am
    Somehow the Inside The NBA crew got on the topic of Ronda Rousey.  That's when Shaq said he could last 45 seconds against her. Of course it went south from there with Charles Barkley making it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • David Blatt Praised LeBron For Coming Back During Game 4

    27 May 2015 | 4:26 am
    Tell me with a straight face that this moment between David Blatt and LeBron James wasn't staged.  Blatt just happened to mic'd up and just happened to be caught telling LeBron how much he's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Bryce Harper Ultimate Warrior Fan Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

    26 May 2015 | 8:15 pm
    Bryce Harper has been on fire to open the season. So it makes sense that a Harper fan would also be dressed up like former WWE Wrestler The Ultimate Warrior. It's the silliest, most entertaining... [[ 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

  • Pole vs. Lotion

    Pippi Parnasse
    22 May 2015 | 11:47 pm
    Do you remember your first preteen trip to Bath and Body Works? So many smells! And fancy names like Moonlit Path and Twilight Amber and Vanilla Sugar Holiday Cookie. The introduction to sugary, fruity-smelling body products is a rite of passage for us little girls. And that introduction doesn’t come in the way of Yves Saint Laurent perfumes or lavendered shampoos—I’ll bet your first purchase was an ooey gooey lotion or body butter. And why not? Lotions look good AND feel good. (You can’t say that applying Coco Mademoiselle to your wrists feels particularly nice.) Unlike many beauty…
  • What the Hell are my Hips Doing?!?! Part 3

    Colleen Jolly
    20 May 2015 | 11:02 am
    In the final blog of our three part series on hips (check out part 1 and part 2 ), we will cover: 1) stretching to improve our now strengthened hips and 2) all the muscles that connect to the hips to help achieve functional pole moves. The information you are reading, like the previous posts, comes from my experience addressing my own hip issues (which come from injury, “born that way”, and chronic contributing activities like sitting and wearing high heels). I am an AFAA-certified personal trainer and a pole instructor. This advice does not replace the advice of a medical professional…
  • Why You Should Stop Caring About Body Weight

    Alexander Cortes
    18 May 2015 | 11:06 am
    And throw away your scale at the same time. Body weight is a contentious issue for many women. It can literally make or break how you feel about yourself day to day. The scale going up a few pounds can leave you feeling totally wrecked. Going down, totally reversal of emotion. With my female clients, I make them weigh themselves every day without fail. Why? Because scale weight day to day is POINTLESS. Even if they are dieting to lose body fat for whatever reason. I DON’T CARE what the scale says on any singe day. By having them weigh themselves every day, they see the number change…
  • 10 Phrases Pole Dancers Hate To Hear

    15 May 2015 | 12:39 pm
    Photo Credit: Depositphotos Here are ten questions and statements we often hear from our friends, families, colleagues and random people that can spoil our mood. They either hurt or poke our pole egos or are just plain annoying. 1. That looks easy: Oh, but how difficult it used to be! It takes a lot of time and hard work to make anything look easy and effortless on the pole. New polers cannot make the difference between an intermediate and an advanced move most of the time. Sometimes even experienced polers can be surprised by the difficulty of a trick when they try it for the first time.
  • How to Have an Awesome Pole Shoot: Tips for Before, During, and After

    Danielle C.
    13 May 2015 | 2:14 pm
    Professional Pole Photography can be a wonderful present to yourself. It’s a way to document your progress on your pole journey, but also, to celebrate YOU. Pole Photos can be a real investment, but there are some ways to help you get photos you will love. Photo by Don Curry Photography. Choose the right photographer Depending on your market, you may only have a few options, but you can do your best to choose the right one for you. Take into consideration the following: Word on the Street – Talk to other polers you know who have shot with the photographer and ask them how they felt about…
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    Winners and Whiners

  • Chicago White Sox v. Baltimore Orioles, Game 2, 5/28/15: Expert Pick

    27 May 2015 | 9:08 am
    Chicago White Sox v. Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland MLB: Wednesday, May 28th, 2015 at 4:05 p.m. ET Line: N/A Over/Under: N/A Probable Starting Pitchers: Chris Beck 0-0, 0.00 ERA (CWS) v. Undecided (BAL) There is a lot unknown about the second half of this double-header. The Baltimore Orioles haven’t decided on... The post Chicago White Sox v. Baltimore Orioles, Game 2, 5/28/15: Expert Pick appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • White Sox v. Orioles, Game 1, 5/28/15: Prediction with Odds and Analysis

    27 May 2015 | 7:30 am
    This will be the first half of a double-header to make up the games missed during the Baltimore Protests. Since that series the White Sox have found their way to the bottom of the AL Central, while the Orioles are fighting their way up the AL East standings. This contest pits two excellent young pitchers against each other as Chris Sale takes on Mike Wright. Which young hurler can come away with another W? The post White Sox v. Orioles, Game 1, 5/28/15: Prediction with Odds and Analysis appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • Phillies @ Mets; 5/27: Syndergaard Starting On Regular Rest

    27 May 2015 | 6:07 am
    The Philadelphia Phillies took a tough loss to the New York Mets on Memorial Day Monday. The Mets received a three-run home run from Wilmer Flores to propel them to a 6-3 win. The home run was Flores’ 7th on the season. The post Phillies @ Mets; 5/27: Syndergaard Starting On Regular Rest appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • Braves @ Dodgers; 5/27: Dodgers-Braves Trade Blocked?

    26 May 2015 | 2:49 pm
    The Atlanta Braves and the L.A. Dodgers are in the midst of a series at Dodgers Stadium, but that didn’t stop the two teams from engaging in trade talks. The post Braves @ Dodgers; 5/27: Dodgers-Braves Trade Blocked? appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • DBacks @ Cardinals; 5/27: Lance Lynn Tries To Stay Undefeated Against DBacks

    26 May 2015 | 2:28 pm
    The Arizona Diamondbacks took another tough loss on Monday, this time at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis walked-off yet again at Busch Stadium, as Jhonny Peralta put some Memorial Day magic on display by hitting the fourth walk-off home run of his career. The post DBacks @ Cardinals; 5/27: Lance Lynn Tries To Stay Undefeated Against DBacks appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
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  • 5 Tweaks To The Current Chelsea Side That Will Help Them Retain The Title Next Year

    Vidur Kalive
    25 May 2015 | 11:01 pm
    Visit SoccerSouls The Premier League is a unique footballing contest which gives even Champions very little time to rest on their laurels. Chelsea, the current English champions, will need to start building up a squad for the next season which is 11 weeks away. Jose Mourinho’s work ethic will not allow him any complacency and he will look to instil the same into the culture of the football club. Like their rivals, Chelsea have a wish list going into the summer transfer market. If Mourinho succeeds in getting his way, the London club will certainly be contenders for the league and the…
  • Manchester United Season Review: One Small Step, Yet A Giant Leap Forward

    Bonbon Kayzee
    25 May 2015 | 1:32 pm
    Visit SoccerSouls Manchester United Season Review They are back! They are back! Well, they didn’t win the league but it is one small step, yet a giant leap forward for Manchester United as they reclaimed a Champions League place over their rivals Liverpool this season. Louis Van Gaal’s men haven’t played the best of football as he had struggled to pick his favourite starting line-up and also formation. Big money players Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao flattered to deceive and United will be hoping for a lot more from Di Maria at least next season but United have got the Champions…
  • Arsenal Season Review: Sanchez Stars For The Gunners

    Bonbon Kayzee
    25 May 2015 | 12:23 pm
    Visit SoccerSouls At least they didn’t finish fourth this season; Arsenal did one better by finishing third in the Premier League this season. They did have an outside chance of winning the league title but couldn’t claw back and take over Chelsea. The Gunners still have a chance of winning some silverware this season as they face Aston Villa in the FA Cup final, they could retain the title they won last season, which will be a good season for the Gunners but they would have expected for much more, especially during their great run in the second half of the season. The high points…
  • Chelsea Season Review: Stand Up For The Champions

    Bonbon Kayzee
    25 May 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Visit SoccerSouls It took Jose Mourinho just two seasons to get Chelsea back to the top of the pile. Mourinho guided Chelsea to a Premier League crown, something they seemed to win rather easily as their closest rivals just could not gather enough steam to chase the Chelsea bus down. Jose had always stated that he should be judged based on his second season and well he has delivered. Stand Up For The Champions Chelsea The high points Well obviously winning the league title, especially when compared to other clubs spending millions of pounds in strengthening the team, Jose Mourinho’s side…
  • Awkward! Arsenal Fans Swinging Their Heads Inside Wenger’s Car Trying To Get A Selfie

    SS Editor
    25 May 2015 | 2:00 am
    Visit SoccerSouls Want to be a celeb? Get ready to lose your privacy. Some Arsenal fans (mostly kids) stopped Wenger’s car and started advising him about the team selection for the upcoming FA cup final. Few kids even poked their heads inside the car to get a selfie with the French manager. Watch it here,   Place your ad here Loading... The post Awkward! Arsenal Fans Swinging Their Heads Inside Wenger’s Car Trying To Get A Selfie appeared first on SoccerSouls.
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    The List Love » Sport

  • 10 Knockout Facts About World Famous Boxers

    The List Love
    27 May 2015 | 8:58 am
    You may know the following names as some of the best fighters in boxing history, but there is so much more to them than what goes on inside the ring. Take a look at 10 knockout facts about world famous boxers. 1. Ali Autograph image via Muhammad Ali once described Sugar Ray Robinson as “the king, the master, my idol”; however, he was left heartbroken when his Sugar Ray refused him an autograph. When Ali became a famous prizefighter, he vowed he would never deny an autograph request from a fan, and he honoured that fact throughout his career. 2. George Foreman…
  • 10 Crazy Facts About Manny Pacquiao

    The List Love
    29 Apr 2015 | 6:37 am
    The Mayweather v Pacquiao fight will be the most lucrative boxing match in history, with both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather set to take home a share of $300m. Mayweather most definitely makes himself known, but we here at The List Love wanted to take a look at the more reserved opponent. Take a look at 10 crazy facts about Manny Pacquiao. 1. Manny’s Morning Runs image via Manny most definitely has a big fan base both in and outside the Philippines. He’s loved so much that an average of 500 fans follow him on his morning runs in Los Angeles. 2. Congressmen…
  • 10 Facts About Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao

    The List Love
    28 Apr 2015 | 6:25 am
    The Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight is expected to be one of the biggest boxing events of all time, with two of the greatest boxers in history set to go toe-to-toe on Saturday 2nd May, 2015. After years of anticipation, we will finally learn who is the greatest welter-weight boxer in the world. If you’re excited for one of the most anticipated matches in sporting history, here are 10 facts about Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. 1. Mayweather & Pacquiao’s Punching Stats image via When it comes to punching accuracy, both Pacquiao and Mayweather…
  • 10 Grand National Facts You Must Read

    The List Love
    26 Mar 2015 | 2:22 am
    The Grand National is an annual horse racing event that’s held at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England. This year’s Grand National is scheduled to take place on 11th April, 2015. In celebration of this historic sporting event, The List Love is offering 10 Grand National facts you must read . 1. The First Grand National 1949 pic – Image via The first Grand National was officially held in 1839. Horses jumped 30 fences during the course of the handicap steeplechase that was 4 miles 3 ½ furlongs over two circuits. The winning horse was called Lottery and…
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  • Conference Finals confirm faults of the NBA

    26 May 2015 | 11:54 pm
    Going into the playoffs, the NBA had potential of having its most exciting and unpredictable postseason in years. Unfortunately, the conference finals ruined any possible progress the NBA made. A big criticism the NBA has is despite its star power and having the satisfaction of truly having the best team win the title, the road to get to the finals is painfully predictable and boring at times. This year is proving to be no exception to that belief about the NBA. People expected the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors to be the most likely finals match-up led by stars Lebron James…
  • Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

    26 May 2015 | 1:09 am
    I guess you its safe to say another one bites the dust for Real Madrid as yet another coach is fired. Florentino Perez the club president told a news conference at the club’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium that the services of the Italian were no longer required. “The board of directors has taken the decision to relieve Carlo Ancelotti of his duties as coach of Real Madrid,” Perez said. “It has been a very hard decision… but Real Madrid is extremely demanding and we believe it is time to give a new impulse to the club,” Perez continued. “The time has come for…
  • Real Madrid 7-3 Getafe: Ronaldo claims golden boot with final day hat-trick

    23 May 2015 | 6:21 pm
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to win the European Golden Boot as Real Madrid beat Getafe 6-3 in their final league game of the season. Ronaldo’s eighth treble of the campaign took his tally for the season to 61 goals in all competitions as he took the Pichichi with 48 strikes, seven more than Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Read full story here: The post Real Madrid 7-3 Getafe: Ronaldo claims golden boot with final day hat-trick appeared first on sport1on1.
  • Photo finish after Round 15 of Super Rugby

    23 May 2015 | 12:21 pm
    Cape Town- Results in Round 15 of Super Rugby ensured that there would be a photo finish in the scramble for playoff spots in 2015. Reports Piet Lategan. On Friday the Bulls stormed into 15-3 lead after 15 minutes at the Rotorua International Stadium with tries by inside centre Jan Serfontein and left wing Bjorn Basson and one conversion by flyhalf Handré Pollard. The Bulls impressed with a collective team effort in the first half and Serfontein was outstanding with good attack and defence. He steps off both feet which is the hallmark of a good centre.His deft grubber also set up try for…
  • Should NFL get rid of the extra point?

    22 May 2015 | 11:06 pm
    The NFL has decided to make the extra point more exciting by moving it back to the 15-yard line. While it’s an improvement over the old extra point, the NFL is better off getting rid of it altogether. The extra point is one of the most boring things that occurs in the NFL. It’s a pointless occurrence after a touchdown because it’s a near automatic point. At best it offers some downtime between touchdowns and networks getting ready to go to commercial or referees setting up the next kickoff. Last year, kickers converted over 99% of extra points missing just eight of them…
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  • Rafael Nadal vs Quentin Halys Live Stream French Open 2015 Online Tennis

    25 May 2015 | 10:33 pm
    Rafael Nadal vs Quentin Halys Live Stream French Open 2015 Online Tennis. Tuesday 26 May 2015 from Roland Garros, Paris. Watch Quentin Halys v Rafael Nadal online on your Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from any were. Get full tournament online TV coverage, Schedule, Start time, Odds, Betting tips and many more. 9 time ...
  • Middlesbrough vs Norwich City – LIVE! Championship Final (25 May) Online TV Info

    25 May 2015 | 4:44 am
    Middlesbrough vs Norwich City live stream English League Championship playoff final. Monday 25 May 2015 from Wembley kickoff start time. Watch Norwich City v Middlesbrough online on your Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from any were. Today Middlesbrough and Norwich City contest the Championship final for a place in the Premier League and worth ...
  • Watch Online Montreal Impact vs FC Dallas Live Stream MLS

    23 May 2015 | 12:52 pm
    Montreal Impact vs FC Dallas Live Stream, Watch MLS Online. Saturday 23 May 2015 from Stade Saputo kickoff at 8 pm ET. Watch FC Dallas vs Montreal Impact online on your Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from any were. The hosts are looking to record back-to-back wins following their 4-1 demolition of Real Salt ...
  • New England Revolution vs DC United: MLS Live Stream Online

    23 May 2015 | 12:32 pm
    New England Revolution vs DC United: MLS Live Stream Online. Saturday 23 May 2015 from Gillette Stadium kick0ff at 7:30 pm ET. Watch NY Revolution vs DC United online on your Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from any were. D.C. United are traveling to New England as we speak, so we talked to Steve ...
  • Toronto FC vs Portland Timbers Live Stream MLS Online TV Info

    23 May 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Toronto FC vs Portland Timbers Live Stream MLS Online TV Info. Saturday 23 May 2015 from BMO Field kick-off at 5 pm ET. Watch Portland Timbers vs Toronto FC online on your Desktop, Mac, iPod, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from any were. A pair of clubs looking to start their drive up the conference tables ...
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    Champions League Final 6 June 2015 Live Streaming | Juventus Vs Barcelona Live

  • Juventus Vs FC Barcelona Final Live Streaming en Vivo Hd

    25 May 2015 | 11:15 pm
    Watch FC Barcelona Vs Juventus 6 June Final Live Streaming en vivo Hd - The champions league 2015 final will be - Juventus vs Barcelona. Where the Barca have won the home league La Liga, Juventus recently be the winner of their home series Italian Serie A. Both teams is going to play for Champions League 2015 Final which take place on 6 June at Olympic Stadium, Berlin.Juventus Vs FC Barcelona Final Live Streaming en Vivo HDBarcelona, after beating PSG in Quarter-Finals and FC Bayern Munich in Semi-Finals have reach the finals. On the other hand, Juventus bear Monaco in Quarters and defending…
  • Watch Juventus Vs Barcelona Live Streaming Final 2015

    24 May 2015 | 10:19 pm
    Barcelona Vs Juventus Live Streaming Champions League 2015 Final will be available here. Viewers can watch FCB Vs JUV 6 June 2015 match with us through this website. The live telecast of UEFA Champions League 2015 Final will being at 20:45 CET on 6 June 2015.Watch Barcelona Vs Juventus 6 June Final Free Live Streaming:-Now the UEFA Champions League Final 2015 Streaming will be available in HD. Soccer fans from USA, UK, Canada, Spain, Italy can enjoy the live streaming on Android, Iphone, MAC, iPad, Samsung, Nokia phones. The live streaming will be available just 15 minutes before the actual…
  • Champions League Final 2015 Live Streaming Online Hd TV Channels

    21 May 2015 | 11:23 pm
    So the UEFA champions league 2015 final is on the edge now. The most exciting game of soccer will take place at Olympiastadion, Berlin on 6 June, 2015 between Juventus Vs Barcelona. In some of our previous articles, we have published the information related to Champions League 2015 Final Live Streaming, Early Predictions, Head-to-Head records, Match Preview and some other important updates about the final game. In this article, we have the lis of Hd TV Channels for Champions League 2015 Final.The final game is going to telecast live across the world and millions of soccer fans are going to…
  • Barcelona Vs Juventus Champions League 2015 Final Live Streaming Hd TV

    21 May 2015 | 10:13 pm
    Countdown has begin for the UEFA Champions League Final 2015 Barcelona Vs Juventus. The Final match of Champions League 2015 will take place in Berlin, Germany on 6 June 2015. In our previous articles, we've already published the list of live streaming champions league 2015 channels where you can enjoy the live telecast of Juventus Vs Barcelona final 2015 by sitting at your homes.Champions League Final 2015 Match Date, Time & Venue:-The UEFA Champiuosn league final will take place at Olympiastadion, Berlin on 6 June 2015. The match is set to be played between Juventus and Barcelona.
  • Cüneyt Çakır To Referee Champions League Final 2015 At Berlin

    20 May 2015 | 12:24 am
    The 38 years old Cüneyt Çakır from Turkey has announced to Referee UEFA Champions League 2015 Final which is going to take place on 6 June, 2015 at Olympiastadion, Berlin. This match will be - Juventus Vs Barcelona.Cüneyt Çakır To Referee Champions League Final 2015 At BerlinÇakır, who has been an international referee since 2006 was taken charge of 70 UEFA games till now. He has also overseen 3 UEGA Europa League and 4 UEFA Champions League games this season.In the Champions League 2015 Final, Çakır will be assisted by his country men Bahattin Duran and Tarık Ongun. The…
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    Tony's Take

  • The Best Of Johnny Drama

    27 May 2015 | 10:00 am
    Drama is quite a character, no doubt about it. He is the man born to be in the shadows, but those shadows are fucking funny. Here is some of the best of Drama.   The post The Best Of Johnny Drama appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Basketbabes

    27 May 2015 | 6:45 am
    Only way to start your Wednesday, gorgeous NBA girls! Have a picture you’d like to see in one of our galleries? Send it in!, maybe you will see it on here next! The post Basketbabes appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • That Really Chaps My Ass – Nissan GT-R

    26 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    There are a lot of options out there when buying a car, maybe too many. There is a trend among the more well off youth, who decide to buy or even lease a Nissan GT-R. I recently found out the cost of one of those Nissan’s…. 100K. What the hell is wrong with you? Go Read More The post That Really Chaps My Ass – Nissan GT-R appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Pucking Beautiful

    26 May 2015 | 6:45 am
    Only way to start your Tuesday, gorgeous hockey girls! Have a picture you’d like to see in one of our galleries? Send it in!, maybe you will see it on here next! The post Pucking Beautiful appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Ray McDonald’s Bears Career over Before it Started

    25 May 2015 | 7:18 pm
    The Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald after signing him to a one year contract just a couple of months ago.  Why did the Bears release him before he even played a game?  They didn’t even wait to see what he looked like in training camp.  This seems to be a curious decision by the Read More The post Ray McDonald’s Bears Career over Before it Started appeared first on Tony's Take.
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