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  • Rival offers to forfeit title after Wash. tragedy news services
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:53 am
    The Oak Harbor Wildcats, who were scheduled to host Marysville Pilchuck High on Friday night for the Wesco 3A North division title in Washington, have offered to instead accept second place following Friday's fatal shooting at Pilchuck.
  • 350-Pound Arkansas Lineman Throws Touchdown Pass

    Timothy Burke
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:06 am
    There's a new SEC record for fattest player to throw a touchdown pass. Move over, Jared Lorenzen.Read more...
  • Gibson helps Ducks past Blue Jackets

    MSN Video: What's Hot > Most Watched > Sports
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:02 pm
    John Gibson comments on the Ducks' seventh-straight victory.
  • NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 8

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:39 pm
    The Broncos host the Chargers for the AFC West lead, while the Ravens look for payback against the Bengals. The Lions and Falcons face off in London, England and the Saints face the streaking Packers.
  • Titans' Greene arrested after parking incident (Yahoo Sports)

    Yahoo Sports - Top News
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away when an officer was issuing him a citation.
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  • Rival offers to forfeit title after Wash. tragedy news services
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:53 am
    The Oak Harbor Wildcats, who were scheduled to host Marysville Pilchuck High on Friday night for the Wesco 3A North division title in Washington, have offered to instead accept second place following Friday's fatal shooting at Pilchuck.
  • Serena beats Wozniacki, sets up Halep rematch

    Associated Press
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:33 am
    Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
  • Mariota throws 5 TDs as Oregon trumps Cal

    Associated Press
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:57 am
    Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night in the first college game at Levi's Stadium.
  • Royals edge Giants, grab 2-1 Series lead

    Associated Press
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:45 am
    Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
  • Kobe salutes Nash: Ailing PG gave it his all

    Arash Markazi
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:38 am
    Kobe Bryant said Steve Nash can go to sleep at night knowing he did everything he could do in order to return this season.
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  • 350-Pound Arkansas Lineman Throws Touchdown Pass

    Timothy Burke
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:06 am
    There's a new SEC record for fattest player to throw a touchdown pass. Move over, Jared Lorenzen.Read more...
  • Cops: Shonn Greene Arrested After Series Of Poor Driving Decisions

    Kevin Draper
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:33 am
    Titans running back Shonn Greene made a small blunder Friday, allegedly parking in a handicapped spot. Police say he compounded that error by driving away from the parking enforcement officer attempting to ticket him, and made a string of decisions that resulted in him being arrested later that night. Via The Tennessean: Read more...
  • Hey, Make Baked Ziti Today, Willya?

    Albert Burneko
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am
    Hi friends! I'm off this weekend, so instead of a new Foodspin, down below you'll find the one we did a while back about baked ziti. This baked ziti is sooooooo good, full of cheese and meat and happiness, and this is a good time of year to make it. Please make it.Read more...
  • Neymar Scores Just Three Minutes Into El Clásico

    Timothy Burke on Screamer, shared by Timothy Burke to Deadspin
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:13 am
    The Ray Hudson orgasm engine cranked up early as beautiful midfield play led to a perfect opportunity for Neymar to put Barcelona up 1-0 on Real Madrid three minutes and change into the match.Read more...
  • Marlins Man And Royals In Weirdest Feud Of The World Series

    Kevin Draper
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:44 am
    The silliest feud of the World Series isn't taking place on the field, but in the seats behind home plate. That's where Marlins Man , super fan Laurence Leavy, sits. But is he even a Marlins fan, and did the Royals resort to bribing to get him to move?Read more...
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 8

    23 Oct 2014 | 5:39 pm
    The Broncos host the Chargers for the AFC West lead, while the Ravens look for payback against the Bengals. The Lions and Falcons face off in London, England and the Saints face the streaking Packers.
  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 32

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

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

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

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:06 am
    Georgia RB Todd Gurley's suspension for selling autographs has lasted two games, and neither the NCAA nor the university have much to say about it. SC's Corrie Trouw asks what is taking so long.
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    Yahoo Sports - Top News

  • Titans' Greene arrested after parking incident (Yahoo Sports)

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away when an officer was issuing him a citation.
  • DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs (Yahoo Sports)

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position. McCoy, a 2013 All-Pro, will get $51.5 million guaranteed, the most ever given to a defensive tackle in NFL history. The deal was concluded Saturday by McCoy's agent, Ben Dogra, and Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht. ''Gerald is extremely excited to remain with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he is especially thankful to Bucs owners, coaches, and Jason Licht for working so hard throughout the process,'' Dogra said.
  • UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time' after fraud report (Yahoo Sports)

    25 Oct 2014 | 8:37 am
    North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams said Friday night it's a ''very sad time'' at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and adds that his program ''thought we were doing the right thing.'' After his team's exhibition victory, Williams spoke for the first time in response to a report released Wednesday that outlined how fraud ran unchecked in the formerly named African and Afro-American Studies (AFAM) department for nearly two decades. Williams said he was ''dumbfounded'' by the details in the report and said UNC ''made some mistakes for a long time'' that…
  • Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series (Yahoo Sports)

    25 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him. Four years ago, while home for the offseason in Arizona, Vargas and his wife decided to fly to San Francisco to watch Game 1 of the World Series between the Giants and Texas Rangers. The Giants won 11-7 on the way to their first World Series title in San Francisco.
  • Serena Williams gets chance to avenge Halep defeat (Yahoo Sports)

    25 Oct 2014 | 8:16 am
    After Serena Williams' embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss. Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a thrilling contest 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title, while Halep swept aside Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2 to put herself in a position for the biggest title of her career.
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  • Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:28 pm
    The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The team's roster now stands at 15 players.
  • Spurs fill out roster with Vaden and Edwin

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:12 pm
    The San Antonio Spurs have signed forwards Robert Vaden and Fuquan Edwin. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
  • Lakers look to move forward without Nash

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:59 pm
    When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began distributing the ball to the likes of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol.
  • Now a leader, LeBron is undisputed face of the NBA

    24 Oct 2014 | 12:49 pm
    His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message.
  • Magic's Oladipo (facial fracture) out indefinitely

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:22 am
    Magic guard Victor Oladipo will miss Orlando's season opener and is out indefinitely with his second injury this month.
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    MLB News Index

  • Statcast: Perez's scoop and throw too fast for Blanco

    Andrew Simon
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:22 am
    Trailing Game 3 of the World Series by one run in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Giants desperately needed a baserunner. They almost got one on a Gregor Blanco bunt, but Statcast shows how a smooth play by Royals catcher Salvador Perez and a poor decision by Blanco helped Kansas City hold on for a 3-2 victory and 2-1 Series lead.
  • Pirates acquire infielder Sellers from Indians

    Cash Kruth
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:09 am
    The Pirates made a host of roster moves Saturday, headlined by the acquisition of infielder Justin Sellers from the Indians for cash considerations.
  • Giants' bullpen blinks first in Game 3

    Barry M. Bloom
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:44 am
    The Giants' 3-2 loss to the Royals in Game 3 on Friday night in San Francisco played out much like the first two games of this World Series did. The team whose bullpen outperformed the other's won.
  • Hudson's World Series debut doesn't lack intensity

    Steve Gilbert
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:40 am
    Tim Hudson, at 39 years old, waited a long time for his World Series debut, but the Royals put the pressure on early in Game 3 so the Giants' veteran right-hander had little time to take in the experience.
  • Escobar pounces quickly, providing spark for Royals

    Jamal Collier
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:38 am
    Before some fans at AT&T Park had even finished taking their seat, Alcides Escobar hammered the first pitch of the game from Tim Hudson for a double. He scored later in the inning on a groundout to give the Royals a lead they'd never surrender in their 3-2 victory in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.
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    The Sports Curmudgeon®

  • Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend Of 10/25/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:53 am
    First, a check to see how last week’s picks came out: I liked Marshall/Fla Int’l OVER 55.5. Total score was 58. Yea! I liked Iowa/Maryland OVER 48.5. Total was 69. Yea! I liked Baylor/W. Va OVER 80. Total was 69. Boo! I liked Duke -3 over UVa. Duke won by 7. Yea! I liked Ga Tech “pick” over UNC. Tech lost. Boo! I liked Georgia -3.5 over Arkansas. Georgia won by 13. Yea! I liked Stanford/Ariz UNDER 54.5. Total was 36. Yea! I liked Wash/Oregon OVER 64.5. Total was 65. Yea! I liked UCLA -7 over Cal. UCLA won by 2. Boo! I liked Texas A&M/Alabama UNDER 64. Total was 59. Yea! I liked…
  • Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 10/26/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:46 am
    First, a quick review of last week’s Mythical Picks: I liked Jets +10 against Pats. Jets lost by only 2. Yes! I liked Colts -3 over Bengals. Colts won by 27. Yes! I liked Colts/Bengals OVER 49.5. Total score was 27. No! I liked Titans/Skins OVER 45.5. Total score was 36. No! I liked Bears -3 over Dolphins. Bears lost outright. No! I liked Jags +6 against Browns. Jags won straight up. Yes! I liked Seahawks -7 over Rams. Rams won the game. No! I liked Panthers +7 against Packers. Not nearly enough points. No! I liked Panthers/Packers OVER 49. Total score was 55. Yes! I liked Falcons/Ravens…
  • City Of The Big Shoulders…

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:25 am
    After the Chicago Bears stunk out the joint at home – again – last week against the Dolphins, there was not a lot of peace and harmony in the Bears’ locker room. People heard loud voices through the door and they were not trying to organize a team clambake for their day off. Brandon Marshall in particular was heard saying more than a few provocative things. Marshall says that he does not regret what he said; he only regrets that people outside the team heard him say what he said. Marshall says the Bears have all the players and all the coaches they need to be a great team [He and I will…
  • Odds And Ends…

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

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

  • Redskins missed the boat on Kirk Cousins trade

    GB Bongiovanni
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:52 pm
    The ship has sailed on Washington Redskins’ quarterback Kirk Cousins. Once an overrated commodity in the offseason the Redskins were unable to pull the trigger on a trade and will now suffer. The Redskins’ backup quarterback drew interest from a number of teams during the 2014 NFL Draft, but none of them interested general manager Bruce Allen. One interested party, the Cleveland Browns, offered a fourth round pick during the draft according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. The Redskins were reportedly looking for a second-round selection or an allpro NFL selection. Things…
  • Not everyone see’s what makes Peyton Manning the best

    GB Bongiovanni
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:58 am
    Despite the news you hear, it’s not the record-breaking performances, stats, or winning records that Peyton Manning’s legacy should be judged on. What makes Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback ever to play in the NFL are the little things. Things that not every fan may notice. To many, it’s his accomplishments they will focus on and the upcoming records he could break. Odds are the allpro will break these records in only a matter of time. Manning is now under 5,000 yards, 1,500 pass attempts, and 600 completions short of Brett Favre for all-time passing records.
  • TPF Fives: Week 7 Rankings

    Michael Beaudwin
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    You want some Week 7 Rankings? Of course, we all do. The Top Five and the Bottom Five haven’t changed too much, but there are some newcomers. The Five in the Middle is where the action is at. Those are teams that are hovering near the top or sinking towards the bottom. Take a look in this week’s TPF Fives. The Top Five #1. Denver Broncos [5-1] Denver has been on a mission since February 3, 2014. That mission: return to the Super Bowl. There is a strong chance this Denver team completes that mission. Peyton is still playing literally at a historic level. The defense is pretty good…
  • 510 Words on Peyton Manning

    The Penalty Flag
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    I do not think there was a single person come Sunday night that expected Brett Favre to remain in possession of the career touchdown pass record at game’s end. I have always liked Peyton Manning as a person and as a quarterback, and that is how I will talk about him: as a person, and as a quarterback. Manning is not an unstoppable captain of a team prepared to steamroll the remainder of their opponents. He is one of the best quarterbacks ever, yes, but even his latest achievement does not make him the greatest of all time. Using one word for each of his touchdowns, here’s…
  • Michael Vick’s latest mistake

    GB Bongiovanni
    18 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Michael Vick will be forever judged as a man full of mistakes. A star-studded NFL player who made wrong choices along his career path. Michael Vick’s latest mistake might be the biggest one of his professional career. After five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, Vick had his choice between the New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  At 34 years old, none of the teams saw him as a starter. Plus, his history of injuries have prevented him from playing more than 13 games in a single season.  Instead of a starter, teams were looking for depth and…
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  • Gerald McCoy signs 7-year, $98M extension with Bucs

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:07 am
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the team has agreed to a seven-year extension with defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, per a source who has seen the contract.
  • Garrett expects DeMarcus Lawrence back Week 9

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:55 am
    Coach Jason Garrett told reporters Saturday that second-round defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence should be activated in time for the team's Week 9 meeting with the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Raiders plan to activate cornerback D.J. Hayden

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:40 am
    The Raiders plan to activate cornerback D.J. Hayden on Saturday, per Ian Rapoport. Oakland's 2013 first-round pick is expected to be on the field for Sunday's game with the Browns.
  • Chargers' Jahleel Addae diagnosed with concussion

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:10 am
    The San Diego Chargers announced late Friday that Jahleel Addae was diagnosed with a concussion in Thursday night's loss to the Broncos. Will the safety be available for this week's game against the Dolphins?
  • Calais Campbell: 'I feel like I could play' vs. Eagles

    Sessler, Marc
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:04 am
    Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell (knee) is questionable for Sunday's tilt with the Philadelphia Eagles, but told reporters Friday he believed he was ready to take the field.
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    The Big Lead

  • Karin Benzema's Goal Capped a Fantastic Real Madrid Buildup

    Kyle Koster
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
    After allowing an early Neymar goal, Real Madrid have been all over Barcelona. Karim Benzema extended Madrid’s lead to 3-1 by finishing off a textbook give-and-go with James Rodriguez. RELATED: Early Neymar Goal in El Clásico Allows Ray Hudson To Drop Terrific “A Christmas Story” Line RELATED: Russell Brand Crashed Sam Allardyce’s Postgame Interview to Give Him a Kiss After West Ham Beat Man City RELATED: Landon Donovan Continues to Stretch His Unexpected Comedic Chops
  • Arkansas Offensive Lineman Sebastian Tretola Threw a Touchdown Pass

    Kyle Koster
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:15 am
    Up 21-0 over UAB and facing fourth-and-goal, the Arkansas Razorbacks dipped deep into their playbook and came up with this play. Offensive tackle Sebastian Tretola took a shotgun snap and found a wide-open Alan D’Appollonio for a six-yard touchdown. It will be an absolute travesty if this play doesn’t win an ESPY Award. Make up a category if necessary but such trickery deserves its red-carpet moment. RELATED: Duck Dynasty on College GameDay: Willie Robertson Sings Katy Perry, Lee Corso Picks LSU RELATED: College GameDay Signs Feature Katy Perry, Scary Baby, Tosh.0 Reference…
  • Tracy McGrady Is Still Working the Refs

    Kyle Koster
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    Former NBA great and not-so-great minor league pitcher Tracy McGrady is a savvy veteran. He knows any loss in athleticism can be negated by the assistance of a sympathetic referee. Here he does his best to engender goodwill by giving this official a nice massage. It appears both parties enjoyed the exchange. Extremely crafty. [@cherynykh] RELATED: Golden State Warriors Cut Aaron Craft Hours After Making Him Sing Miley Cyrus While Wearing a Bear Costume RELATED: Josh Smith Dunked on Nerlens Noel RELATED: Josh Childress Threw a Vicious Flying Elbow to an Opponent’s Head in Australian…
  • Early Neymar Goal in El Clásico Allows Ray Hudson To Drop Terrific "A Christmas Story" Line

    Kyle Koster
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:31 am
    While the rest of you rubes are watching college football, the more sophisticated people on your Twitter timeline are losing it over another renewal of the Real Madrid-Barcelona rivalry. Barca’s Neymar wasted no time getting his side on the board by scoring a fourth-minute goal. To no one’s surprise, this delighted Ray Hudson, who used the opportunity to drop a reference to A Christmas Story, a 1983 cult classic about gun safety. Perhaps weekday writer Mike Cardillo can get to the bottom of this obscure one-liner the next time he has a phone conversation with Hudson. Inquiring…
  • Duck Dynasty on College GameDay: Willie Robertson Sings Katy Perry, Lee Corso Picks LSU

    Stephen Douglas
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:10 am
    College GameDay was it’s usual entertaining mess as Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson and Jace Robertson appeared as celebrity guest pickers. Everyone held tiny Marucci bats, Willie Robertson sang Katy Perry and Lee Corso wore a giant fake beard. Plus there was a duck assassin hiding behind the stage. And when Corso took off his beard, his mic fell off and Kirk Herbstreit had to hold a mic for him.
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  • 49ers | Make several roster moves

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:15 am
    The San Francisco 49ers placed CB Chris Cook (hamstring) and C Daniel Kilgore (leg) on Reserve/Injured and signed S Ray Ventrone to a one-year deal Saturday, Oct. 25.
  • Browns | Make two roster moves

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    The Cleveland Browns activated OL Nick McDonald and waived TE Gerell Robinson Saturday, Oct. 25.
  • Buccaneers | Gerald McCoy receives new deal

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:55 am
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy has agreed to terms with the team on a seven-year contract extension worth close to $100 million. Footballguys View: McCoy is a dominant player when healthy. He struggled with injuries when he first came out of Oklahoma as the number three overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft. Over the last two years, McCoy has become one of the best interior defensive linemen in the league. He's a hard worker, and McCoy is well worth the hefty contract the Bucs rewarded him with.
  • Dolphins | Jason Trusnik could start

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:34 am
    Miami Dolphins LB Jason Trusnik could start at middle linebacker in Week 8 if LB Koa Misi (ankle) is not able to play.
  • Bills | Marcus Easley to work out before Week 8

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:33 am
    Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (knee) will work out before the team's Week 8 game to see if he will be able to play, according to head coach Doug Marrone. Easley is listed as questionable because of a knee injury. Footballguys View: Easley was once an interesting prospect in super deep dynasty leagues. Now, there's not much to see in any format because Easley struggles to stay healthy...and he's never played up to his potential.
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  • Jason Lewis: Behind the Numbers of the Dreaded California Road Trip

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    It's a trip that every Eastern Conference team dreaded last year. It was, as Jack Edwards coined it, "The California Death March". After hearing about it time and time again last season and to start this season, I got curious as to just how difficult a trip it was for teams. I went back and revisited the 2013-14 season for the teams that had to make the three game trek through California and...
  • Mike Augello: Toronto Looking For Winning Formula At Home Vs Bruins; Leafs Prospect Watch

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:07 am
    The Maple Leafs look to shake their early season struggles at home, as they take on the Boston Bruins at Air Canada Center on Saturday. Toronto is 3-3-1 through seven games, but are 1-3 at the ACC and put forth their two worst efforts of the season in home losses to Pittsburgh and Detroit. The Leafs are averaging just over two goals per game at ACC and have allowed 15 goals. Jonathan Bernie...
  • James Tanner: Coyotes Should Trade W/ Bruins, Flyers

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:52 am
    The Coyotes play the Panthers tonight and the Panthers are an exciting young team to watch. They may have a bad reputation, but seeing Jonathan Huberdeau and Sasha Barkov should be a treat, as well as Bjugstad and the young defensive trio of Ekblad, Kulikov and Gudbranson. Like the Coyotes, the Panthers are an exciting young team, but only time will tell if the Panther's strategy of actually...
  • Colin Dambrauskas: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Boston Bruins Pregame Blog

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    After postponing their game in Ottawa Wednesday due to a shooting at Parliament Hill, the Leafs will take to the ice at home tonight to face the Bruins. In spite of a Chara-less Bruins squad, their rivalry is still alive and fans are in for a good game. The Leafs need to start producing more offensively, especially their 2nd line, and things couldn’t get any easier against the Bruins ton...
  • Tim Chiasson: After Losing Three Straight the Sharks Can't Afford To Take Buffalo Lightly

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:21 am
    Follow @chiassontb !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Engulfed in a three-game losing skid, the San Jose Sharks play host to the lowly Buffalo Sabres to...
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  • PICTURE: Giants Fan Sign Tells Royals “They’re Not in Kansas Anymore”

    DJ Gallo
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:54 am
    (photo via @devinleexxv) The post PICTURE: Giants Fan Sign Tells Royals “They’re Not in Kansas Anymore” appeared first on SportsPickle.
  • ** Win $25 in the SP/FanDuel Suckiest Fantasy Team Challenge: Week 8! **

    DJ Gallo
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:25 pm
    This week the “winner” gets $25 instead of $10! Huzzah! As always, the rules are the same: — Pick a lineup HERE of the players you think will be the suckiest in Week 8. — To be eligible to WIN (i.e. have the team with the fewest amount of points), ALL OF YOUR PLAYERS must play Week 8 and throw a pass, get a carry, or catch a pass. A defense and kicker cannot be on a bye. — Got it? — Great. Again, try to suck for $25 in the SportsPickle/FanDuel Challenge by using … THIS LINK Also!!! … if you want to try your hand at not sucking, you can enter any…
  • VIDEO: The Animated Tale of Adam Sandler Trying to See Shaq’s Penis

    DJ Gallo
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:10 pm
    The post VIDEO: The Animated Tale of Adam Sandler Trying to See Shaq’s Penis appeared first on SportsPickle.
  • Report: Some Giants Players Think Eli Manning Acts Too White

    DJ Gallo
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:35 am
    According to several media reports, there are some players within the New York Giants locker room who believe quarterback Eli Manning acts way too white.  “He’s just super white,” said one Giants offensive player. “I mean, I’m white, too. But not that white, you know? He’s just painfully white. It’s over-the-top white. It’s, like … okay, Eli. We get it. You’re white. You don’t have to be so in our face about it.” Numerous teammates pointed to Manning’s style of dress, mannerisms, music likes and pop culture…
  • VIDEO: Peyton Manning’s New Audible Call is “ROMO!” … and He Tells His Fans to “SHUT THE F – UP!”

    DJ Gallo
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    – – – – – – Also see … 10 Reasons Peyton Manning is a THUG VIDEO: Peyton Manning dancing to “Rocky Top”/having a seizure SP’s Peyton Manning page The post VIDEO: Peyton Manning’s New Audible Call is “ROMO!” … and He Tells His Fans to “SHUT THE F – UP!” appeared first on SportsPickle.
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    Ryan Nanni
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    A HELPFUL Q&A FOR YOUR MORNING Q: What is that video? A: It's Bette Midler covering "Waterfalls" by TLC. Q: Why is it here? A: Because it's Bette Midler covering "Waterfalls" by TLC. Q: How does it relate to college football? A: It doesn't. It's Bette Midler covering "Waterfalls" by TLC. Q: But I don't unders- A: This is Bette Midler singing a cover of "Waterfalls," originally recorded by TLC. Q: ... A: "Waterfalls."

    Ryan Nanni
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:55 am
    THESE ARE ALL FREE YOU'RE WELCOME The possibility of every team in the ACC Coastal going 4-4 in conference play remains remote, but not eliminated. Therefore, we have taken it upon ourselves to design several fair and rational tiebreakers to be used in the event that records alone do not produce a representative who will get smacked around by Florida State in the ACC Championship. (Please note that these tiebreakers do not account for ECU kidnapping Pitt and demanding their place in the Coastal. The Atlantic representative may file a complaint in this process. If complainant is Florida…
  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 10/24/2014

    Ryan Nanni
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:59 am
    VINDICATION IS SWEET WE TOLD YOU SO. Oh, you thought we were just being idiots when we Factor Fived UConn-ECU instead of Thursday Night ACC Slip-And-Fall Accident. But the former was a close and interesting game while the latter was Virginia Tech spilling its lunch all over itself in the cafeteria. Now you're never going to get a prom date, Virginia Tech. HOWEVER. We will concede that Miami-VT did have one advantage over the Huskies-Pirates game: Ron Cherry doing extremely Ron Cherry shit. TEXAS A&M HAS MADE A TRADE. The Aggies were scheduled to play Oregon in 2018 and 2019, but they have…

    Ryan Nanni
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:03 pm
    BECAUSE WE AIN'T CARE, MIAMI We got busy today, so please accept our apologies and this very short Factor Five preview for tonight's ECU-UConn game, the only one that we recognize as taking place on this Thursday evening. NEBULOUS STATISTICAL COMPARISONS OF DUBIOUS VALIDITY East Carolina has run 48 plays this year that have gained at least 20 yards, the second-most in FBS behind Marshall. Unimpressive as UConn has been overall, limiting big plays is actually one of their strengths - they've given up 21 plays that went for 20 yards or more, which ranks 14th in FBS. The bad news? One of the…
  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 10/23/2014

    Ryan Nanni
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:13 am
    COWBOY LAWYER UP OKLAHOMA STATE WILL SEE YOU IN COURT, PART ONE. There is a lot of money riding on whether or not Texas offensive coordinator Joe Wickline is calling plays for the Longhorns, because apparently it's a good thing to claim ownership of the offense that ranks 105th in the nation in yards per play and 83rd in offensive F/+. It's clear what OSU's strategy should be here: call Wickline to the stand, show him every bad play Texas has run this season, and ask him to affirm that he called each one. OKLAHOMA STATE WILL SEE YOU IN COURT, PART TWO. There are no bad billable hours if…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • This Siamese Cat Loves Corn More Than You Ever Could, Will Throw Major Side-Eye To Prove It

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    This hungry kitty is so into this corn on the cob, you don’t even know. If its persistent “Yum! Yum!” noises don’t convince you, maybe its legit side-eye and cold stare will. Don’t. F*ck. With. This. Cat. And. Its. Corn. Via Huffington Post
  • Mindy Kaling Was Confused With Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai At The New Yorker Festival

    Andrew Roberts
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Getty Image I suppose getting confused with a Nobel Prize winner isn’t the worst thing in the world. Mindy Kaling certainly didn’t think so when a drunk elderly man congratulated her for her win at the recent New Yorker Festival. The problem is Kaling’s lack of a Nobel Prize. From The New York Times: As she stood by the banquettes, a tipsy man in his 80s cornered her and showered her with compliments, apparently mistaking her for Malala Yousafzai. “Congratulations on your Nobel Prize,” he said, before expressing wonder at how well she had recovered from Taliban gunshots.
  • Stephen Hawking Has Joined Facebook To Gain A Greater Understanding Of Time Sucks

    jason Tabrys
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    Getty Image Acclaimed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking possesses a resume that includes 13 books and countless influential papers. I’d like to tell you a little bit about Hawking’s work as it pertains to black holes, the limits of the universe, and the Big Bang Theory, but I am not the kind of person that stocks information like that on my mind shelf and when I googled “Big Bang Theory” most of the results led me to information about the television show. Clearly this world is growing darker, but thankfully, Stephen Hawking has decided to illuminate the avenue of our…
  • And Now The World Clown Association Is Mad At ‘American Horror Story’

    Andrew Roberts
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    FX It’s been quite the time for clowns in the media, most prominently in American Horror Story: Freak Show. It isn’t like the creepy clown is anything new, it just seems to have a new spotlight shined on it thanks to the show and all those recent sightings in California and the UK. The problem is how it is making real clowns look bad and throwing them on the offensive. We covered how the Clowns of America International were upset with AHS for their depiction, but now another is speaking out to try and clear the name of clowns everywhere. Randy Christensen, also known as Oxford P.
  • Katy Perry And Her Corndogs Were Prominently Featured On ESPN’s College GameDay From LSU

    25 Oct 2014 | 8:32 am
    ESPN Three weeks ago Katy Perry graced ESPN’s College GameDay as the celebrity picker and the show hasn’t been the same since. Her appearance was unlike any other, a wild bumbling display of sexual innuendo and corn dog jokes. Everyone loved it—everyone except LSU fans. You see, that corndog joke has been around forever, long before Twitter and Facebook. As the story goes, a fan of a rival school posted an extensive rant about LSU fans smelling like corndogs. The rant took on a life of its own, passed around in email chains and message boards for years. And then Katy Perry…
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    Kissing Suzy Kolber

  • KSK Week in Review: Welcome to Prime Time, Zach Mettenberger Jokes

    Christmas Ape
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Zach Mettenberger's SnapChat game is on POINT. — Dylan MacNamara (@DylanMacNamara) October 23, 2014 The best thing about this week is that it gave us promise for a better tomorrow. No, I don’t mean that the NFL is actually working to get better or anything – though it is nice that Roger Goodell is being forced to testify in Ray Rice’s appeal hearing, even if I’m confident he’s willing to lie under oath too. Also, just look at how much that asshole has made since 2006 compared to the biggest stars who actually play the game. I…
  • How to Properly Operate a Stadium Video Board

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:51 am
    Congratulations! You’ve just been hired as a replacement video board operator! Perhaps you are new to this role, as no one in history has paid any attention to it until Peyton Manning railed against it at his postgame press conference. So what does the job entail, exactly? It’s not the hardest job in the world, frankly. Push a few buttons, queue up some hype videos, and play the sad trombone sound effect a few times. But how can you avoid being the next anonymous head on the chopping block? We’ve compiled a list of DO’S and DON’TS to keep in mind when you’re queuing up Crazy…
  • Sean Payton uses cartoon to motivate Saints because, hell, nothing else has worked

    Big Sandy
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:14 am
    Via Adam Parkinson/Twitter Oh, New Orleans. You were supposed to be the cream of the NFC crop this year. Delusional idiots predicted 13-3 was within reach for you. “Super Bowl contenders!” they said. But here you are at 2-4 after a run that includes losses to the Browns and Lions and barely scraping out a win over Tampa Bay. The craziest part, though? You’re two wins away from being the top of the division. Pull a victory out of your ass against the Packers Sunday night (not impossible since it’s a Sunday Night game at home) and find a way to beat Carolina next…
  • Always Be Covering: Week 8

    Unsilent Majority
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:39 am
    ESPN Last Week: 1-3 Overall: 11-15-2 Stupid Ass Single-Game Parlay: LOSS SAS-GP Overall: 1-6 About that… I knew the whole week was screwed when I called the Browns/Jags game “unfuckupable.” 1-3, a huge parlay miss and a suicide elimination. This is what happens when you trust the Browns. Never forget. Stupid Ass Single-Game Parlay of the Week Minnesota Vikings +3 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers and OVER 42 Fantasy prognosticators see big things for Jerick McKinnon this week. So naturally I went to try to pick him up in both of my leagues, only to find that other owners picked him up…
  • NFL team slogans for 2014

    David Rappoccio
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:32 am
    Each year you hear about teams and coaches having slogans and such to describe their teams or players, and how they are playing. For example in 2011 the Giants had a theme and slogan of “All in”, based on a poker saying. The 49ers have used “Who’s got it better than us? NOBODY!” except the Seahawks, Ravens, and Giants have proved them wrong three years running. Well now other teams are getting in on the fun and using their own team slogans for the year. Here is a small sample. I’m open to making another set of these so give me your best ones.
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    BBC Sport - Sport

  • Southampton 1-0 Stoke City

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:38 am
    Ronald Koeman's Southampton beat Stoke 1-0 to climb above Manchester City and move up to second in the Premier League.
  • Leeds part company with boss Milanic

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:33 am
    Championship side Leeds United part company with head coach Darko Milanic after just 32 days in charge.
  • Liverpool 0-0 Hull City

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    Liverpool fail to break down a resolute Hull City side as Reds striker Mario Balotelli suffers another frustrating day.
  • Bath 19-21 Toulouse

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:04 am
    Bath mount a late fightback at the Rec but Toulouse hold on to win the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool Four encounter.
  • Birmingham City 0-8 Bournemouth

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:56 am
    Managerless Birmingham City suffer a humiliating defeat at home as Bournemouth score eight goals at St Andrew's.
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    Bleacher Report - Front Page

  • Arkansas OL Sebastian Tretola Throws Touchdown vs. UAB

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    Arkansas Razorbacks junior offensive tackle Sebastian Tretola is a big man at 6'5'' and 350 pounds, but he got a chance to play quarterback for a play on Saturday against the UAB Blazers.In the second quarter, Arkansas ran this trick play with Tretola finding Alan D'Appollonio on a six-yard touchdown to take a comfortable 28-0 lead.You can see another angle of the score below.Offensive linemen rarely get the chance to score touchdowns, so give the Razorbacks some credit for drawing up this play.[Vine, h/t Twitter]
  • Gerald McCoy and Buccaneers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    There's no question that Gerald McCoy has established himself as both one of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' best players and one of the most dominant interior defensive lineman in the game. So it's hardly surprising that the Buccaneers awarded him with a long-term contract extension on Saturday. The Buccaneers announced the extension on Twitter:  Jay Glazer of Fox Sports first reported the deal: Ian Rapoport of adds more details: In four games this season, McCoy has 17 tackles, two sacks and a pass deflection. He's played in the past two Pro Bowls and was a 2013 Associated Press…
  • Alexis Sanchez Carries Arsenal to Win over Sunderland

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    If Arsenal aren’t careful, they could soon have another injury on their hands. Alexis Sanchez’ back must be in danger of breaking under the strain of carrying this Arsenal team. At the Stadium of Light, Sanchez was difference between Arsenal drawing and winning the game. His two goals owed plenty to huge mistakes from Wes Brown and Vito Mannone, but they also showed off the attributes that have enabled Alexis to adapt quickly to the Premier League.   With hard work, you can make your own luck. Alexis was able to capitalise on the errors from Brown and Mannone, but only…
  • Royals vs. Giants: Game 4 Schedule and Pitching Preview for World Series 2014

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Despite having to play on the road in a hostile environment, the Kansas City Royals maintained their winning ways in Game 3 of the 2014 World Series, defeating the San Francisco Giants 3-2. The performance featured strong pitching by both sides in a highly defensive affair. With the win, the Royals took a 2-1 series lead and defeated the Giants in AT&T Park—a stadium that hadn't seen a championship series loss for quite some time, via Jay Harris of ESPN: We can expect Saturday's starting pitchers to play a crucial role in a Game 4 that will be pivotal for both teams. After all, a…
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Equalises for Real Madrid from the Penalty Spot

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:46 am
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 16th goal in eight La Liga matches and Barcelona conceded their first goal in league play as Ronaldo equalised from the penalty spot in the 33rd minute.  Madrid were awarded a penalty when Marcelo's low cross hit Gerard Pique in the hand.  Injured Madrid star Gareth Bale approved of Ronaldo's goal.  [Vine]
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    MLB Trade Rumors

  • Offseason Outlook: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Charlie Wilmoth
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:28 am
    Led by outstanding seasons from Andrew McCutchen, Russell Martin and Josh Harrison, the Pirates made the playoffs for the second straight year in 2014, but the possible departures of Martin and Francisco Liriano cloud their immediate future. Guaranteed Contracts Andrew McCutchen, OF: $38MM through 2017 Starling Marte, OF: $28.5MM through 2019 Charlie Morton, SP: $17MM through 2016 Jose Tabata, OF: $8.75MM through 2016 Arbitration Eligible Players (service time in parentheses; projections via Matt Swartz) Gaby Sanchez, 1B (5.025): $2.7MM John Axford, RP (4.170): $5.2MM* Neil Walker, 2B…
  • Pirates Acquire Sellers, Designate Axford And Gomez

    Charlie Wilmoth
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:08 am
    The Pirates have announced that they’ve acquired shortstop Justin Sellers from the Indians for cash considerations. They’ve also designated relievers John Axford and Jeanmar Gomez for assignment and reinstated starter Charlie Morton from the 60-day disabled list. Sellers spent most of the 2014 season with Triple-A Columbus, hitting .254/.307/.355. The 28-year-old has hit sparingly in parts of four seasons with the Dodgers and Indians, but he can play second and third as well as shortstop and he has a strong defensive reputation. He will be on the Pirates’ 40-man roster.
  • Week In Review: 10/18/14 - 10/24/14

    Charlie Wilmoth
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    Here’s a look back at this week at MLBTR. Extended Phillies - OF Grady Sizemore (one year), P Jerome Williams (one year) Avoided Arbitration Phillies - P Cesar Jimenez (link) Declined Option Twins on P Jared Burton (link) Claimed Royals - OF Moises Sierra (from White Sox - link) Angels - C Jackson Williams (from Rockies - link) Designated For Assignment Royals - P Liam Hendriks (link) Outrighted Orioles – P Steve Johnson (link) White Sox - OF Michael Taylor (link) Key Minor League Signings Pirates - P Josh Stinson (link) Phillies - C John Hester (link) Braves - IF Pedro Ciriaco (link)…
  • MLB Trade Rumors Podcast: Episode 3

    Cray Allred
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    On the third episode of the MLB Trade Rumors Podcast, Jeff Todd runs down the transactional news from the week (1:20) before being joined by Angels assistant GM Matt Klentak (2:07), who talks about the state of the Halos as they look to supplement a 98-win team while remaining cognizant of the future. MLBTR’s Tim Dierkes also joins the line (24:05) to talk through upcoming qualifying offer decisions around the league and predict whether or not this will be the year that a QO is finally accepted.   Click…
  • Miguel Cabrera, Adam Wainwright Undergo Surgery

    Steve Adams
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:27 pm
    Two of the game’s biggest stars, Miguel Cabrera and Adam Wainwright, underwent surgery today, according to reports from’s Jason Beck and Will Carroll of Bleacher Report (Twitter link). Cabrera’s operation isn’t entirely surprising, but doctors also discovered a stress fracture in the navicular bone near the top of his right foot, Beck writes. That injury requires a longer rehab process and required screws to be inserted into Cabrera’s foot, according to Beck. Cabrera will be re-evaluated in three months’ time, and GM Dave Dombrowski said the former…
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  • Week Eight “Three and Out”

    Mike Florio
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:41 am
    The dilemma has been resolved.  For now. The “Three and Out” series will continue, with three questions and answers for each of the Sunday games, every Sunday until no more Sundays remain in the 2014 regular season. Then, the dilemma will resurface in 2015.  Assuming I — and you — don’t completely forget about this…
  • Bucs, Gerald McCoy agree to seven-year contract

    Michael David Smith
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    In a disappointing year for the Buccaneers, they’ve just accomplished one thing: They’ve locked up their best player for a long time. Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and the Bucs have come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension. The deal was first reported by Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. According to Glazer it’s a…
  • Raiders to activate D.J. Hayden

    Michael David Smith
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:08 am
    Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden finally appears ready to play. The 12th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, Hayden played in eight games as a rookie, starting two. But he has spent all of this season on the physically unable to perform list with a broken foot. Now Hayden will be activated today and play…
  • LaAdrian Waddle: Don’t blame Lions for me playing with a concussion

    Michael David Smith
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle says that even though he played after suffering a concussion on Sunday, the Lions shouldn’t be taking any criticism. Waddle says he kept it to himself that he had taken a hard hit on a fourth-quarter extra point, and he doesn’t think the medical staff or coaches had any way…
  • Murray says durability comes from offseason workouts with Witten

    Michael David Smith
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:01 am
    Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is on pace to break the NFL record for carries in a season, and so far he’s shown no signs of slowing down. Murray says tight end Jason Witten deserves a lot of the credit for that. Murray told the Star-Telegram that Witten pushed him through offseason workouts that have…
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    Hail Mary Jane

  • GroSkool: Veg + Topping Your Plants

    25 Oct 2014 | 4:20 am
    We are examining the vegetative phase in the life of the cannabis plant.  Our goal is to grow big, stinky buds.  We have looked at the importance of spending time and attention developing the roots of our plant.  During "veg" we will take our single stalk plant and increase  the number of potential budding sites by "topping" our plant.    With re-legalization close, jurisdictions are allowing six-plant gardens. That's going to mean six "big" plants. To shape that big plant the plant must be topped. Some seeds sprout and some don't. Some plants like to clone and some don't. Some…
  • Proficiency Testing 4 Cannabis Labs

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:20 am
    A sign of the times.    Yet another sign that the marijuana industry is maturing: 14 cannabis labs from across the country recently participated in a test to determine THC concentrations in blind samples. The Intra-lab Comparison and Proficiency Test was part of “an effort to help promote quality assurance in a previously unregulated and fast-growing industry,” according to a press release from Emerald Scientific, a testing equipment provider that oversaw the study. The labs, located in five states, each tested a cannabis sample for THC concentration using their own internal…
  • Growers Face Challenge of Scaling Up

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:20 am
    Here's a problem many growers wish they were facing.   How do you design and build a marijuana grow facility to meet the legal and practical demands of the market today, while looking ahead to future business needs and regulatory restrictions? This is one of the most complex and confusing questions in the marijuana industry. Many producers with a background in small-scale grow operations don’t really know where to start in planning for facilities that reach 5,000, 10,000 or even 20,000 square feet. Nor do they understand how to incorporate areas for growing, processing, packaging,…
  • A Bank 4 Cannabis?

    23 Oct 2014 | 5:20 am
    One of these days HMJ is going to be able to quit covering stories about cannabis and banking.  Maybe this is the first step on the road to that happy day.   Marijuana companies in Colorado could eventually have their very own bank if a publicly traded company has its way. The consulting firm Advanced Cannabis Solutions has filed a letter of intent to purchase a 15,000-square-foot former retail bank in Denver. It’s long-term goal: Use the existing infrastructure to create a “full-service bank that serves the cannabis industry,” Christopher Taylor, the chief financial officer of…
  • MMJ 2400 Years Ago

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:20 am
    If you are curious just how old cannabis-as-medicine is, keep reading.   A team of Russian scientists has determined that the Siberian “ ice maiden” likely died of breast cancer and used marijuana to treat the pain, The Siberian Times reports. An investigation of the mummified, 2,400 year old remains of the young woman indicates that the young woman died of breast cancer, and the researchers speculate that the marijuana found in her burial chamber was used to mitigate the pain it caused. ... Even if the cancer is what took her life, however, Letyagin also discovered that the young…
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  • Optimal Lineup For Fanduel Week 8

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:44 pm
    Alright sports fans, unless you live in a cave you’ve probably seen (and heard on the radio) countless advertisements for Fanduel and DraftKings. The two companies payout millions every week to daily fantasy football players. But the casual players typically don’t go far, which is why we are letting you know about this weeks optimal lineup for Fanduel. You can get your feet wet and your bankroll off to a good start with Fantasy Knuckleheads lineup optimal lineup tool, free trial offered. This isn’t some cracker jack BS you’ll find everywhere else. FKH has put two years…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 8

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:01 am
    Here’s a look at Lester’s Legends sit and start advice as you set your lineups for the Week 8. Start Nick Foles, QB, Philadelphia Eagles Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Cowboys Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, Indianapolis Colts Chris Ivory, RB, New York Jets Mark Ingram, RB, New Orleans Saints Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Arizona Cardinals Marques Colston, WR, New Orleans Saints Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis Colts Jordan Reed, TE, Washington Redskins Dallas Cowboys Defense Detroit Lions Defense Houston Texans Defense Sit Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens Chris Johnson, RB,…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football: Week 8 Sleepers

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of the Lester’s Legends under-the-radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you in Week 8. Kyle Orton, QB, Buffalo Bills Ryan Tannehill, QB. Miami Dolphins Anthony Dixon, RB, Buffalo Bills Benny Cunningham , RB, St. Louis Rams Bryce Brown, RB, Buffalo Bills Isaiah Crowell, RB, Cleveland Browns James Starks, RB, Green Bay Packers Greg Jennings, WR, Minnesota Vikings Kenny Stills, WR, New Orleans Saints Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneeers Clay Harbor, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars Niles Paul, TE, Washington Redskins…
  • 2014 NFL Picks – Week 8

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

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

  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:38 am
    So yesterday I was flipping through an actual paper newspaper and I came across this New York Times "Style" feature on the phenomenon of non-bikey bikey clothes:(Obviously this is the digital version, I saved the analog version to stuff in my Sidis when they get wet.)The movement in the United States signifies a big shift from a decade ago, before bike lanes spread like kudzu in cities across the country. In those days, big-city cycling was generally a commando affair for bike messengers and other urban warriors. No wonder safety gear tended to be drably utilitarian in spirit, like…
  • Cycling Under Attack! Things Are Tough All Over

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:48 am
    (Turn-of-the-century New York City "hippingsters.")So how much would you pay to run a cyclist down with your SUV in the Most Bike-Friendly City In America?  $1,500?  $1,000?  $500?  Well, if you act now, you can run down the annoying cyclist of your choice in New York City for the low, low price of $250.  That's only 5,306,250 Vietnamese Dong!Of course, the cyclist did give the flat-brimmed fucktard the finger, so obviously he deserved to die:According to Vaccaro and a witness affidavit [PDF], at around 5:00 p.m. on July 13, 2013, Michael (not his actual name)…
  • Wednesday!

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:52 am
    As the years go by I think more and more about my own mortality.  The subject of my inevitable demise is tremendously important to everybody in the world, because I'm a solipsist and when I cease to exist so do you.  In any case, this morning the following article caught my eye, and I'm not reproducing the accompanying images because they're fucking creepy:I didn't have the patience to actually read it carefully because life's too damn short to attempt to understand science stuff, but basically what I gleaned from it is that if you surround yourself with stuff from your heyday you…
  • No time for titles, let's get moving!!!

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

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

  • Horse racing tips: Sunday 26 October

    Chris Cook
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:54 am
    Neville, beaten by a head at Wincanton 10 days ago, returns to the same track on Sunday (2.20 race) and looks the days best bet12.55 Vintage Vinnie 1.30 Unanimite Continue reading...
  • Elm Park enhances Derby credentials in Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster

    Chris Cook at Doncaster
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    Andrew Baldings colt coasts to victory under Andrea Atzeni Win adds to Qatar Racings major end-of-season flourishSheikh Fahads expensively assembled Qatar Racing team, who fared so poorly in midsummer, are ending the Flat season with a tremendous burst of form, and there is the promise of better to come, thanks to Elm Parks victory in the Racing Post Trophy on Saturday. The colt is now the shortest-priced contender trained in Britain for next years Derby after making all to land the final Group One of the Flat season here, pulling two and three-quarter lengths clear of his rivals.The beaten…
  • Talking Horses: best bets for Saturdays racing

    Greg Wood
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:58 pm
    Jacobean can extend Aidan OBriens brilliant record in the Racing Post Trophy but Elm Park may just be a little too goodAidan OBrien has seven previous victories in the Racing Post Trophy and three in the last five years, but his team underwent an abrupt makeover earlier in the week and on the bare ratings at least, the two Ballydoyle runners that remain have something to find with the rest of the field.That said, OBriens ability to find the right horse for the right race is unequalled, and Jacobean, the runner-up to stable-mate Royal Navy Ship on his debut in a big field at The Curragh…
  • Irish Turf Club will act quickly over Philip Fenton steroids case

    Greg Wood
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:37 am
    Denis Egan plans inquiry in weeks over drugs raid Trainer loses Gigginstown Stud horses after verdictDenis Egan, the chief executive of the Irish Turf Club, said on Friday that the sports regulator in Ireland will act as quickly as is humanely possible to convene a disciplinary hearing into the case of trainer Philip Fenton, who was convicted on Thursday of possessing illegal animal remedies including anabolic steroids.Fenton was found to have had two steroids at his stable in Co Tipperary when investigators from Irelands department of agriculture conducted a raid in January 2012. The raid…
  • Horse racing tips: Saturday 25 October

    Greg Wood
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    The Tim Easterby-trained Azagal at Newbury rates the best bet of the day1.40 Withernsea 2.10 Salt Island 2.40 Open Eagle 3.15 Dungannon 3.50 Elm Park 4.25 Them And Us 5.00 Top Notch Tonto 5.30 Charles Molson Continue reading...
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    Sports Agent Blog

  • Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/24/2014)

    Darren Heitner
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:19 pm
    This weekly wrap-up is coming to you from Keswick Hall in Charlottesville, Virginia, where the terrain is beautiful and the golf is a blast.  The food is not bad either.  Between the PGA National in West Palm Beach and Keswick Hall in Charlottesville and four days of golf in the past week, I am...
  • Representing the Professional Athlete Week 6

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:15 am
    This is it! Week 6 of Professor Carfagna’s “Representing the Professional Athlete” MOOC is here. This week students will gain an understanding of guiding professional golfers and tennis players through the longest career trajectories in sports; gain an understanding of how to diversify an athlete’s...
  • On To The Next One: Jen Selter

    Mark Burns
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Twenty-one-year-old Instagram and fitness sensation, Jen Selter, has changed representation as a new calendar year quickly nears.  The Long Island native was originally represented by The Legacy Agency, but now, Premier Management Group will manage Selter’s career and help build corporate...
  • World’s Most Valuable Sports Agency, CAA, Sells Majority Stake

    Mark Burns
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:54 am
    A private equity firm has furthered its commitment to the world’s most valuable sports agency, Creative Artists Agency.  According to sources of The Hollywood Reporter, TPG Capital — whose initial investment in CAA came four years ago — has increased its ownership stake in CAA to over 50...
  • Junior Hockey Players Launch Class Action Lawsuit Against Canadian Hockey League

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Dog Racing or Horse Racing: Which is Harder to Handicap?

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 am
    Anyone who knows me, will tell you that I’m a dyed in the wool dog racing fan. They’ll also tell you that I’m a stubborn old so-and-so but one who is willing to admit it when I’m wrong. (Well, if … Continue reading → Related posts: Good Reads For Greyhound and Horse Racing Handicappers Horse Racing, Dog Racing, Harness Racing – What Works For All Three? Can You Apply Dog Racing Handicapping to Horse Racing?
  • Spot Plays – You Have to Know How to Play Them

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

  • Citizen Ciao | The New Surf

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Made in California and with a mission to inspire surf and culture in a way that expresses individuality and even gives a bit of street cred to the avid surf culture, Citizen Ciao is a brand new apparel brand! Aside from a brand which they refer to as, “The New Surf”, Citizen Ciao partners with and supports PROJECT HOPE ALLIANCE which aids in ending the cycle of poverty and homelessness through education and creating family stability.  My favorite shirt from their collection is their Tavarua Rights tee (far right), which has an edgy and fresh look. What I like about their product…
  • Moonrakerr XDS Quad Fins | 3D Fins

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

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

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

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

  • Greg Long Interview: Big Wave Hellman!

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:50 pm
    We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Greg Long, big wave surfer and one of  National Geographic's Adventurers of the year. We discussed Greg's experience with ESPN in producing Big Wave Hellmen, a World of X... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • New York: LONG BEACH

    Surfing HQ
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    Come for an early surf but don't stay too long – it tends to get crowded here.  Trains come and go frequently so you have relatively easy access from the city.  Bring a bike or skateboard as beach is a good walk... Click the link above to get stoked!

    Surfing HQ
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:43 pm
    On Sao Miguel Island in Azores Arquipelago, you'll find Santa Barbara's bowly, hollow beachbreaks.  There are shifty wedging peaks at this spot due to the outer reef (which is actually the rim of an extinct volcano).... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • Puerto Rico: PLAYA LOS TUBOS

    22 Oct 2014 | 6:41 pm
    A beautiful beach in Puerto Rico. There is a large car park adjacent to the beach. If you happen to be there the week of July 4th, check out the International Playero Los Tubos de Manatí Festival which hosts a series of... Click the link above to get stoked!

    Surfing HQ
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:40 pm
    Good, fun spot in Spain. This break can hold size well, but grab the log on smaller days! It tends to get a bit mushy below waist high.... Click the link above to get stoked!
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    Sports Networker

  • Top 100 Sports Blogs

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

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

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

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

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

  • Aaron Craft to Play for NBA D-League's Santa Cruz Warriors

    DJ Byrnes
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:20 am
    Aaron Craft was released late last night by the Golden State Warriors, but it appears the team liked enough things about the Ohio State legend to assign him to their D-League team once he cleared waivers. Aaron Craft's agent confirms he will play with Santa Cruz of NBA Developmental League. #buckbk — Bob Baptist (@BBaptistHoops) October 25, 2014 The D-League isn't a dead-end spot like many casual fans seem to think; in fact, it's seen as a league on the rise that provides players with plenty of opportunity to further their career.  The biggest upside, however, might be the fact Draymond…
  • Penn State Fans Allegedly Used Air Horns Outside Ohio State's Hotel at 4 A.M.

    DJ Byrnes
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:23 am
    Fan shenanigans at enemy team's hotels are nothing new to sports. So it's of no surprise Penn State fans, a group not known for their originality, pulled their own shenanigans outside Ohio State's hotel at 4 a.m. this morning. (It's also of no surprise that it was expected.) Air horns outside our rooms at 4am, you scared bruh? Gobucks — Patrick Elflein (@elflein65) October 25, 2014 @elflein65 @aegilboy do it to us every time. We beat them that year, you'll beat em tonight lol — Corey Linsley (@Linsley71) October 25, 2014 I hate this place so much . They disturbed my slumber last night —…
  • Golden State Warriors Release Aaron Craft

    Jeremy Birmingham
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:12 am
    You know the old saying, right? Just when you're getting comfortable singing pop hits in front of a crowd of awed spectators, you get released by the NBA team who made you dress up in a bear outfit and sing Miley Cyrus hits.  Craft impressed the Warriors with his grit and defensive tenacity during the NBA's summer session, but the Warriors let him go late Friday night. One theory as to his release: California already has unstable tectonic plates, and the Bay Area couldn't risk the additional swoon caused by a season-long Craft contract.  Craft was averaging 3 points per contest in four…
  • The Fake Lantern Presents: A (Hilarious) Talk With Michael Bennett

    DJ Byrnes
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am Props to senior defensive tackle Michael Bennett for not shying away from a hard-hitting interview with a hostile interviewer.  And make no mistake, Scarlet and Gray Sports Radio's Brandon Beam pulls no punches; first question: "Why'd you lose a game this season?" Bennett is easily the team's best Tweeter, so it's no surprise to see him display some comedic chops as well. Unfortunately for Penn State, Bennett will be looking to do some funny things to Christian Hackenberg's body tonight. Ohio State kicks off at 8 p.m. on ABC.
  • Saturday Skull Session: Get Dumped Then, Penn State

    DJ Byrnes
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Outside of Ohio State-Penn State (8 p.m., ABC) dare I say the most enticing game is Michigan at Michigan State? Good lord, the Wolverines are about to get taxed. (Enter an announcer saying, "THROW OUT THE RECORD BOOKS WHEN THESE TWO MEET.") Ole Miss at LSU should be a fun game too, but when Texas at Kansas State is the most enticing noon game (competition: UNC at Virginia, Minnesota at Illinois, and Maryland at Wisconsin), the day certainly isn't starting off with a bang.  Time (ET PM) Matchup Favorite TV Internet 12:00  TEXAS at No. 12 KANSAS STATE KSU (-10) ESPN WatchESPN 3:30 No. 1…
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    all News Posts

  • One of Two Games Redskins MUST Win!

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:37 pm
    In any football season, there is always a few games that jump out at you as a fan as must-see TV.   For any Redskin fan, that list includes the Cowboys games where even in lost seasons - and we have had no shortage of those - a win over the Cowgirls is always welcome.   This season, the Cowboys are off to a great start at 6-1 and first in the Now-Not-The-Worst-Division NFC East.  The Redskins are limping along at 2-5 with wins over 2 teams of similar abilities.  First of all, we do not know whether Dallas' record is the real deal or a mirage.  Pre-sesaon, nobody saw a strong team in Big…
  • Weekly Grumble with IHM 10/25

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
      Hello folks, and welcome to this week’s Grumble. This week, we’ve got football in London (for some ungodly reason), rivalry week here in the murder mitten, and a whole lot more, so let’s get right down to business…   Honestly, it’s been a long freaking week for yours truly. The boy has been home sick all week… we had to take him to urgent care on Saturday and then again on Sunday because of the pink eye he caught at school, and an ear infection the next day. Because of his Autism and Cognitive Impairments, the eye drops we were given to help get rid of the pink eye are kind of…
  • Storminnorman's Sports Blog 10/24

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Welcome Gabbers to another Friday edition of Storminnorman's Sports Blog, as things start to heat up hear again sports wise with the Lions, Red Wings and Pistons going after it. I was bugged by a shot of Ford Field Sunday, with Comerica Park sitting next door empty, I thought to myself, how many of us thought the Tigers would truley be sitting at home watching Kansas City in the World Series? Since the last time I was here I missed a little work due to an infection, for which I say "Thank God" my body fought it off rather quickly for a change and I was able to return to work on Monday.
  • Sports Friday with Hal: NFL NOTES FOR U2

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:15 pm
    Happy Friday! “These days, days, days run away like horses over the hill These days, days, days run away like horses over the hill…” Ah, the days do run away from me (and us all). Dirty Day is the massively underrated song from U2’s album “Zooropa” way back in 1993. I have been listening the hell out of my “free U2 album” Songs of Innocence since it was released free on iTunes. I am sure I will eventually get my hands on a “real” copy since the deluxe cd has acoustic versions and unreleased songs that I just know I will have to get eventually. I’m a huge U2 fan, but was…
  • NFL Week 8 Picks

    23 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Thursday October 23 Chargers (5-2) @ Broncos (5-2) Sports Authority Field @ Mile High, Denver 8:25 (CBS/NFLN) Favorite Broncos by 9½ Last Week Chargers lost to Chiefs 23-20, Broncos defeated 49ers 42-17 Fast Fact Broncos QB Peyton Manning has thrown at least one touchdown pass in every meeting against the Chargers The Broncos have little time to celebrate their QB’s record accomplishment, as they face a tough divisional opponent. The Chargers though are coming off a loss in which their potent offense saw very little of the field with only 21 minutes of possession time. To keep up with…
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    YouTube: Sports

  • Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still

    17 Oct 2014 | 8:04 am
    Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still Ellen went live via satellite with this hero dad to hear about his amazing daughter, and to offer them a big surprise! From: TheEllenShow Views: 444330 3359 ratings Time: 05:48 More in Entertainment
  • The Kemoeatu Brothers

    2 Oct 2014 | 2:23 pm
    The Kemoeatu Brothers Ellen met two Super Bowl-winning brothers who are making headlines for a very different and heartwarming reason. From: TheEllenShow Views: 206005 5071 ratings Time: 05:42 More in Entertainment
  • World's Best Basketball Freestyle Dunks - Lords of Gravity in 4k

    3 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    World's Best Basketball Freestyle Dunks - Lords of Gravity in 4k Watch the Behind the Scenes in the link below! Lords Of Gravity is the acrobatic dunk team in this video, check out their youtube... From: devinsupertramp Views: 3341268 45172 ratings Time: 02:48 More in Entertainment
  • El "fantasma" de su padre en un videojuego

    1 Aug 2014 | 3:59 pm
    El "fantasma" de su padre en un videojuego SUSCRÍBETE: SÍGUEME EN GOOGLE+: SÍGUEME EN TWITTER: ¡LIKE EN FACEBOOK!: From: DrossRotzank Views: 2483270 158672 ratings Time: 05:17 More in Entertainment
  • What Your Bra Means

    10 Jul 2014 | 5:04 am
    What Your Bra Means Please subscribe to my channel and my vlog channel! I make new videos here every Wednesday and make vlogs during my majestical daily life. JennaMarbles Jenna... From: JennaMarbles Views: 7020733 166654 ratings Time: 06:48 More in Comedy
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    The Business of Sports

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

  • 2014-15 NHL season predictions

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

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

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

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

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

  • Denmark Open: Shixian stops Saina Nehwal

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

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

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

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

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

  • Know more about qigong exercises and group fitness training programs

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

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

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

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

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

  • East Coast Showcase & Invitational Attracts Top High School Players and Programs from 14 States and Canada

    Lacrosse Playground
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:01 am
    McLean, VA. October 22, 2014 – Madlax announced a new boys recruiting event to be held at The Landon School on November 22 and 23, 2014 called the East Coast Fall Showcase & Invitational. The event is for 2015-2018 boys and registration for the Showcase on Saturday in ongoing. 2015-2018 who are interested can apply for free here, Duke University Assistant Coach, Ben Deluca, will headline the event and offer a skills clinic both days and discuss the recruiting process with the boys! The Sunday Team Invitational is sold out and has 16 of the best programs…
  • Freshman Becomes Youngest Syracuse Commit Ever (Video)

    Lacrosse Playground
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:37 pm
    Here he is as an 8th grader playing varsity. Yea, the competition sucks (a lot), but Matt Magnan clearly has skills! Keep the early recruiting coming. We can’t get enough of it. Joe Lombardi writes: The midfielder is the first freshman in the history of the school’s varsity program to give a Division I commitment, deciding on national power Syracuse University. The 6-foot-1 Magnan, who started for the Foxes’ varsity team as an eighth-grader, is Syracuse’s second-ever freshman commit and the earliest player to ever give a verbal to the Orange — a source of pride…
  • Stage Set for 2nd Annual University City Classic at UPENN, 10/25

    Lacrosse Playground
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Philadelphia, PA – This Saturday, October 25th, 7 Division I men’s and women’s lacrosse programs will meet at the University of Pennsylvania to face-off in support of the HEADstrong Foundation™ for the 2nd Annual University City Classic (UCC™).  The event will be played in the shadows of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where HF™ founder Nicholas Colleluori fought his relentless battle against non-Hodgins Lymphoma.  Proceeds from the event will directly support the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center.  A $5.00 donation is…
  • HD Video: Team Israel Scrimmages Harvard and Boston University

    Lacrosse Playground
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 am
    Filmed & Produced by Crosseworks BOSTON, MA — The Israel men’s national team battled back from a 12-6 deficit to tie the game, but ultimately fell to Boston University in a 13-12 thriller, in exhibition play at Nickerson Field on Sunday. Josh Offit’s goal with just under two minutes remaining capped the six-goal run, and deadlocked the score at 12-12, but the Terriers answered back with the decisive goal, with just 43 seconds left. The blue-and-white had several opportunities in the waning seconds but were unable to force overtime. Offit (three goals, one assist) and Louis Dubick…
  • Rukket Lacrosse goals and Shot Target Equipment Review

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:53 am
    I was pretty excited when Rukket Sports contacted us to do a product review on their new lacrosse goals, which come in a 6×6 and 4×4 model both of which are very affordable, and after speaking with the representatives from the company I couldn’t wait for them to come in. The products shipped extremely quick and included a 4×4, a 6×6 and a shot target that Brian Dougherty helped design. Anything with Doc’s name on it had to be good me and my nephew figured, we were right. These products are light weight training goals that are so easy to assemble a 10 year old could do…
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    Raw Signal: Most Popular Football News

  • NFL Trade Rumors: Latest Gossip Before Sunday's Week 8 Games

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    Though the NFL trade deadline usually brings less activity than in other sports, recent weeks have illustrated how transactions can emerge without warning.  The Percy Harvin bombshell holds significant implications for the defending champions, while the New England Patriots also addressed a pressing edge-rushing need by buying low on the once-promising Akeem Ayers. With a pair of Super Bowl contenders shifting their rosters, it seems natural to expect a response from their competition.  That doe
  • Fantasy Football Week 8 Rankings: Latest Position-by-Position Rundown

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    Unless you started Emmanuel Sanders this week, you're probably in need of some last-minute fantasy football advice. If you were unlucky enough to have been matched up against somebody who started Sanders, you might want to have that white flag at the ready. This could be one of those anomalous weeks you simply write off. However, don't capitulate completely. Take a gamble or two and hope they hit. With Sunday and Monday night in mind, below is a not-so-scientific breakdown of each position, with
  • Manning: 'Not scoreboard op's best night'

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    Peyton Manning will "have a little talk" with the scoreboard operator in the wake of what the Broncos QB says were distractions during Denver's win against the Chargers.
  • Seahawks' Allen to give $100M to Ebola fight

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:59 pm
    Seahawks' Allen to give $100M to Ebola fight
  • Addae has concussion; Chargers back protocol

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:59 pm
    The San Diego Chargers followed proper medical procedure after safety Jahleel Addae had two scary reactions following hits in Thursday night's 35-21 loss at Denver, coach Mike McCoy said.
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    The Source

  • NBA’s Opening Week Festivities Features T.I., Kendrick Lamar, Kevin Hart

    Brandon Robinson
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:47 am
    NBA basketball is back Tuesday October 28 and the league and its partners are celebrating with the biggest names in TV and music. Look out for Kevin Hart, T.I., Aloe Blacc, Kendrick Lamar, Common and more to make appearance in a city near you! With the 2014-15 season tipping off on Tuesday, what better way to escort the season right than in New York City? TNT has planned a Times Square Takeover and they’ll be building a half court. Additionally,  they have plans of also taking over Times Square video screens. Don’t feel excluded Los Angeles, on Wednesday, ESPN will build a set…
  • Spotted Around Town: Ashanti, Slowbucks, Chrissy Lampkin Hang Out At Manhattan’s Liberty Theater

    Brandon Robinson
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:21 am
    R&B singer and actress Ashanti appeared at Liberty Theater last Saturday night. Queens-based up and coming hip-hop trio S.B.O.E, hosted the event with renowned DJ Scram Jones who was spinning Ashanti’s old hits with Ja Rule like their classic, Always on Time.  Slow Bucks also was there.   VH 1 Love & Hip Hop New York star Chrissy Lampkin, who was spotted dancing in the Red Room.
  • Listen To OG Maco’s ‘Live Life 2′ Mixtape

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:31 pm
    OGG. Lately OG Maco has been turning up the crowd at shows in NYC and ATL performing his popular record “U Guessed It”, along with a few unreleased tracks. After dropping consecutive bangers like “F*ckEM x3″, “Want More” and “Sheesh 2″, OG Maco presents the sequel to his Live Life mixtape entitled Live Life 2. This highly anticipated project includes seven collaborative tracks with one of Maco’s favorite producers Cardo, featuring additional production from Johnny Juliano and OGG’s very own OG Parker. Live Life 2 is a cohesive…
  • Film Review: ‘Laggies’ Starring Keira Knightley & Chloë Grace Moretz

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:37 pm
    “Laggies” caters to the vulnerable skepticism that lies underneath all of us as this coming-of-age journey is reflected from a melodramatic comedy directed by Lynn Shelton. Keira Knightley plays Megan, a middle aged bride to be, friend, and daughter who deals with the quintessential dilemmas of living confined to her past. Megan goes through the tribulations of looking into her parent’s marriage, keeping up with her best friends, and handling past feelings from her high school sweetheart. As Megan “floats” in her life’s dilemmas, she unintentionally meets Annika (Chloë Grace…
  • SoMo Brings ‘Wide Awake’ Tour To New York

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:18 pm
    Republic Records artist SoMo brought his Wide Awake tour to New York City performing at Irving Plaza. The show opened with Atlantic Records artist Francesco Yates. He performed  his new single “When I Found You.” Yates has a laid back vibe. His presence on stage is so mellow and peaceful. Every high note and riff captivated the audience more and more. He closed his set with his hit single “Call” and had the whole crowd rocking. After that set, the audience was ready for SoMo. The chanting began as it got closer to show time. The lights dimmed and the intro music…
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    Fenway West

  • Sox 99 – Division Series

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

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

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

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

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

  • Check Out This Idiot

    Monty McMahon
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:03 am
    The New Orleans Saints have a fan that calls himself Whistle Monster and he wants you to wear black to the game on Sunday night. Ohhhhhh boy! The post Check Out This Idiot appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Aaron Rodgers Got Olivia Munn a Ring

    Monty McMahon
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got girlfriend Olivia Munn a ring. It's not that ring, thankfully, but it's a ring nonetheless. He's whipped. The post Aaron Rodgers Got Olivia Munn a Ring appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Datone Jones Still Out, Morgan Burnett Questionable

    Monty McMahon
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:35 am
    The Green Bay Packers will be without Datone Jones for the third consecutive week. The news on safety Morgan Burnett is better. He has a decent chance to play. The post Datone Jones Still Out, Morgan Burnett Questionable appeared first on Total Packers.
  • We’ll Be Seeing More of Sam Barrington

    Monty McMahon
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    In a surprise move, the Green Bay Packers started Sam Barrington at inside linebacker last week. Don't be surprised if that happens again. Dom Capers says Barrington is in the rotation. The post We’ll Be Seeing More of Sam Barrington appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Now This Guy Looks Like Aaron Rodgers

    Monty McMahon
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:24 pm
    If you think Tom Wrigglesworth looks like Aaron Rodgers, wait until you see Eric Mueller. The Sheboygan Falls native looks exactly like QB1. The post Now This Guy Looks Like Aaron Rodgers appeared first on Total Packers.
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  • Hull City Preview: Numbers Don’t Tell The Whole Story

    Steven McMillan
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    Emre and the boys get ready After holding Arsenal to a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium last weekend, there’s no question that Hull City travel to Anfield this weekend believing that they can get something against a faltering Liverpool side. The Reds have had an eventful week; after barely scraping past last placed Queens Park Rangers in the capital, a midweek humbling against reigning European champions Real Madrid gave not only their fitness levels, but their fragile confidence yet another blow. While it doesn’t take a stretch of the imagination to picture these two sides coming…
  • Hull City Buildup: Bruce is Disappointed, Hernandez Gets Emotional and Ben Arfa’s Fragility

    Steven McMillan
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    We’re this much better now While much of Liverpool’s pre-match press is sure to be dominated with their post-match hangover following yesterday’s loss to reigning European champions Real Madrid, Hull City go into Saturday’s meeting on a decidedly different narrative. Last weekend’s draw with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium came as a bit of a shock — and not so much that they got out of London with a point to their names. Not only did they lead for much of the match, but the Tigers also quite easily absorbed whatever pressure their hosts were able to muster;…
  • POLL: Should Mario Balotelli Be Dropped Following Shirt Swapping Incident?

    News Desk
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Ranker – Lists About Everything When Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho swapped shirts with then Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o at halftime last season, Kopites everywhere expressed their disgust with the French center-half. With under-fire striker Mario Balotelli pulling the same stunt as he walked off the pitch with his side 3-0 down, reactions have been, understandably, in the same vein. “We will deal with it,” Reds boss Brendan Rodgers said after the final whistle. “We had an incident with a player last year and we did it internally. It is not something I stand for. If you…
  • VIDEO: Brendan Rodgers on Real Madrid Loss

    News Desk
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Video courtesy of nhlsarok Despite their being no shame in losing to the best team in the world, there was a some trepidation at the circumstances in which Liverpool fell to Real Madrid during their Champions League encounter at Anfield yesterday. A magical opener from Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo after a set the visitors on their way after enduring a barnstorming opening 20-minutes from their hosts, but there was nothing glittering about the following two goals as the Reds once again showed their vulnerability to set-plays and direct football — much to the disappointment…
  • Liverpool (0) Real Madrid (3): Reigning Champions Show Shambolic Reds a Thing or Three

    Steven McMillan
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:37 pm
    Lowlights? Yeah, we got those. There was a point in and around the 65th minute when, after cutting Liverpool’s defense open far too easily with a mesmerizing passing move, Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema shared a chuckle with his team-mates after coming within inches of helping his side add a fourth goal. At times it was just that easy. Following an opening twenty minutes in which the hosts pressed their Spanish guests with the kind of gusto one would expect from a team managed by Brendan Rodgers, a moment of brilliance from Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring with a sublime effort…
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    The Sports Mirror

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Sean Callanan
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:03 pm
    Ted Johnson is the Chief Marketing Officer of the Minnesota Timberwolves and has a background in politics that has served him well helping the Minnesota Timberwolves upgrade practice facility and their home court the Target Center. On this podcast you’ll learn from about: How NBA teams are in an arms race for better facilities for […] The post 065: Ted Johnson on Timberwolves rebuild appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 064: Kevin Cote from Golden State Warriors & Jesper Nyholm on engaging Danish Olympic fans though health

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

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

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

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

  • Great Online Sports Games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Spurs waive JaMychal Green, Edwin & Vaden; roster set at 15

    Paul Garcia
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:23 am
    Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs announced the team has waived forwards JaMychal Green, Fuquan Edwin and Robert Vaden. Edwin and Vaden were just signed on Friday, but did not participate in the Spurs’ preseason finale against the Houston Rockets. With the players being waived, the Spurs’ roster now stands at 15 heading into the regular […]
  • Video: Michelle Beadle Reminds Everyone That Spurs are Champs

    Kevin Hubbell
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    ESPN host and reporter, Michelle Beadle, never afraid to let her Spurs flag fly, recently reminded Grantland Basketball Hour viewers and hosts Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons exactly what team is the reigning NBA champion. From her Larry O’Brian-styled trophy throne, Michelle also threw out her prediction that the San Antonio Spurs would repeat as […]
  • Video: A sneak peek at Tim Duncan’s ‘Punisher’ car

    Jeff Garcia
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:45 am
    As you all know, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan is a huge fan of the Marvel comic book character “The Punisher.” Tim is such a huge fan that he is on the cover of “The Punisher” comic book complete with “Frank Castle” himself receiving the keys to a souped up “Punisher” car. And as if […]
  • Spurs fall to Rockets in preseason finale

    Paul Garcia
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:55 pm
    After a journey that began in Berlin, Germany nearly two weeks ago, stretched to Istanbul, Turkey, Phoenix, Arizona, and San Antonio, Texas, the San Antonio Spurs’ 2014-15 preseason finally ended in Houston Friday, as the Spurs fell to the Rockets 96-87. With the defending champions set to raise their fifth title banner and receive their […]
  • Spurs sign Fuquan Edwin, Robert Vaden

    Jeff Garcia
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:44 pm
    Just when you think the San Antonio Spurs are done making roster moves, the team announces it has signed a couple of players – Fuquan Edwin and Robert Vaden. Via The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward Fuquan Edwin. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Edwin […]
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    True Football Manager 2014

  • AZ story save

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:18 pm
    Hi guys, I know some of you will be glad to continue playing it for me: Download AZ story Have fun and enjoy Football Manager! Excited to blog for you, Vitaliy Mokosiy
  • Final AZ story post

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:03 pm
    Blog post #851 Welcome back to my blog! Dear readers, today I want to tell you how Dresden/AZ story completed. This long and quite complicated journey in Football Manager 2014 is over for me and you now. Outcome of Dutch Cup Dutch Cup was my only serious intrigue in the 9th season during two last months. So let me begin with the semi-final encounter against ADO Den Haag. The match didn’t turn
  • In one blog post till the story end

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

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

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

  • How to Build First-Step Quickness for Baseball and Softball

    Brian Smith
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    Strength and Speed Training for Baseball and Softball Part 2 In part 1 of this program we covered what we covered the stability and mobility that is
  • TV Adaptation of ‘Marley and Me’ in the Works

    25 Oct 2014 | 6:30 am
    A TV series adaptation of the hit movie Marley and Me is in the works at 20th Century Fox Television for NBC, which has committed to a pilot. Based on John Grogan’s bestselling memoir, the funny and poignant 2008 feature film starred Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston as a couple who struggle with the misadventures
  • ‘In the Heat of the Night’ Remake Being Developed for Showtime

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The classic groundbreaking film In the Heat of the Night will again be adapted for the small screen. The new series will air on Showtime. The movie was previously adapted by NBC for the memorable late 80s/early 90s series starring Carroll O’Connor and Howard Rollins. It later moved to CBS before spawning several TV movies.
  • Social Media Roundup: Kevin Durant Rides Scooter to Chamillionaire’s ‘Ridin’ Dirty’

    Maddy Lucier
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Each week, with the help of Rouse Social, STACK scours the social media accounts of the world’s best athletes to bring you their most interesting posts. This week, Antonio Brown gets acupuncture on his face, Iman Shumpert dons a clock hat, Hunter Pence’s scooter gets lost or stolen, and Tony Hawk and crew en route
  • The Definitive Guide to the World’s Dumbest Sport

    Dustin Brady
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    To show you what not to do, each week STACK brings you a moment from the weight room or sports field gone horribly wrong. “Fitballing” is a phenomenon in which industrious young people at the beach bury a physioball in the sand and use it as a mini trampoline. If you’re an athlete who enjoys jumping off
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  • 3 Inspirational Sports Stories to Brighten Your Day

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:21 am
    Down in the dumps? Depressed about your fantasy football team? Or, is your local NFL team in a downward spiral? Worried about the state of sports and all the shenanigans happening on and off the field?  Fear no more. Let’s shift the focus to something more positive. 3 Inspirational Sports Stories Here are 3 inspirational sports stories to share with friends to brighten everyone’s spirits. 1.) Injured Fargo South Runner Carried by Devils Lake Runner in Race Fargo South cross country runner Danielle LeNoue was running her final race of her high school career at the EDC Cross…
  • Layups and Life Lessons: 7 Messages for Youth Basketball

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

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

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

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

  • Kings Fall On Pink Jersey Night

    Ian Kennedy
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:11 am
    James Brooks scores one of his two goals against Dresden goaltender Scott Tricker on pink jersey night – Photo by Wyatt Williams/ CKSN.caWearing pink jerseys in support of breast cancer Friday night, the Dresden Kings hosted the Amherstburg Admirals, coming up a goal short in a 4-3 loss. James Brooks, who scored a hat trick earlier in the week for the Amherstburg Admirals, continued to set the league on fire, opening the scoring Friday night on the powerplay, and finishing the night with two goals and an assist. In the second period, Kevin Ritzer got the Dresden Kings on the board in…
  • Big Night In The OHL For Chatham-Kent Products

    Ian Kennedy
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:43 pm
    Chatham’s James McEwan scored his first career OHL goal with the Guelph Storm Saturday – Photo by Aaron Bell/ OHL ImagesTwo Chatham-Kent hockey products potted goals in the Ontario Hockey League last night, as Chatham’s James McEwan and Thamesville’s Trent Fox found the scoresheet for their respective OHL clubs. James McEwan, who spent last season with the Chatham Maroons, scored his first career OHL goal with the Guelph Storm. Last year, McEwan played four games with the Storm, and has played 10 this season, going pointless until Friday’s game against the…
  • Jamie Schaafsma Named Captain Of ECHL’s Americans

    Ian Kennedy
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:19 pm
    Jamie Schaafsma (22 – red) of the Allen Americans -chases down an opponent Photo by Chip CrailBlenheim’s Jamie Schaafsma will have a new role in a new league this season with the ECHL’s Allen Americans. Schaafsma was named captain of the Americans for the 2014-2015 season. “So honoured to be named captain of such a great hockey team,” Tweeted Jamie Schaafsma about being named captain of the Allen Americans. Schaafsma, who is in his third season with the Allen Americans, scored 21 goals and added 34 assists for the Americans last season, before exploding for 10…
  • CK Prospect Report: Wallaceburg Lakers

    Ian Kennedy
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:08 pm
    Brendan Ritchie of the Wallaceburg Lakers – Photo by Jocelyn McLaughlin/ CKSN.caThe Chatham-Kent Prospect Report will look at players from local hockey programs, after viewings this season. Players to be reviewed must be 1997 or 1998 birth year. This report is from an initial viewing of the Wallaceburg Lakers, from their October 22, 2014 game against the Alvinston Flyers. Brock Daugherty – 1997 – Wallaceburg – Playing both powerplay and penalty kill minutes, Daugherty has earned the respect and trust of his coaching staff. In tight, Daugherty has good hands, but…
  • Maroons Suffer Offensive Loss

    Ian Kennedy
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:45 pm
    Chatham’s Trevor Richardson, who scored Thursday night, chases down London defender Justin Murray – Photo by Kelsey Vermeersch/ CKSN.caIt was an offensive loss, literally, for the Chatham Maroons Thursday night, as the Chatham Maroons dropped an offense filled 7-6 decision to the visiting London Nationals after allowing three late goals. Derek Todosichuk opened the scoring for the London Nationals, and was a force all night, finishing with four points. Chatham’s Trevor Richardson would answer back in the first period, but London would respond in the final seconds of the…
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  • Why Kevin Long to the Mets is a bad idea

    Double G Sports
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:29 pm
    Fans of the New York Yankees were happy with Kevin Long after the 2009 World Series, if they knew who he was at the time, because his offense had set a franchise record for home runs in a season and had won the World Series. Since that day, his offenses and hitters have all been [...]Why Kevin Long to the Mets is a bad idea is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Not everyone see’s what makes Peyton Manning the best

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:04 am
    Despite the news you hear, it’s not the record-breaking performances, stats, or winning records that Peyton Manning’s legacy should be judged on. What makes Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback ever to play in the NFL are the little things. Things that not every fan may notice. To many, it’s his accomplishments they will focus on [...]Not everyone see’s what makes Peyton Manning the best is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Cowboys hoping ‘first team to six wins’ theory gives them inside track on Super Bowl this year

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:28 am
    After Week #7 of the NFL, only one team stood alone with six wins: the Dallas Cowboys. Are they for real? Are they that good? Can they really turn their “stuck-in-mud” 8-8 records the last three seasons and really challenge for the Super Bowl this year? If past history is any indicator, the answer is, [...]Cowboys hoping ‘first team to six wins’ theory gives them inside track on Super Bowl this year is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • NFL QBs who completed 85% or more of their passes in a game

    23 Oct 2014 | 3:50 pm
    Last week Green Bay Packers signal-caller Aaron Rodgers and St. Louis Rams QB Austin Davis each completed over 85% of their passes in a game. Rodgers was 19 of 22 (86.4 completion rate) in Green Bay’s win over Carolina, while Davis was 18 of 21 (85.7 completion rate) in the Rams upset of Seattle. It [...]NFL QBs who completed 85% or more of their passes in a game is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Losing three straight at home in a season in the NFL

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    The Chicago Bears did something last week that they haven’t done since 2007: Lose three consecutive games at home in a season. The Bears lost 27-14 to Miami, giving them an 0-3 record at Soldier Field this season. It’s the first time they have lost three in a row at home since the 2007 season. [...]Losing three straight at home in a season in the NFL is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
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  • Real Salt Lake: History of Consistency

    Brett Austin
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    Real Salt Lake has this knack of making themselves the underdog. In doing such, they suddenly find that switch that turns themselves into a very dangerous team. In 2013, the talk was that RSL’s run as an elite was coming to an end. At the end of the 2012 season, they shipped out many starters that forced many to consider that RSL was going into rebuild form. RSL found themselves in the MLS Cup Finals. 2014 starts and we have a new coach. Long gone is our most successful manager, Jason Kreis. His right hand man, Jeff Cassar, has taken over coaching the club. And the fans showed their…
  • BYU Football: BYU vs Boise State Preview and Prediction

    Justin Burr
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:51 am
    Week 9: BYU vs Boise State What a roller coaster ride of a season the BYU football team is having. The season started out with so much promise but has quickly turned ugly for the Cougars. Yet, after losing three straight games there are a few bright spots. The offense put up some big numbers and scored 35 last week, which should always be enough to win. Injuries have decimated the team and the defense just looks bad. Really bad. Throughout the week I have been reading a lot about how the defense needs to shape up. I agree with those feelings but some other areas of the game could also improve…
  • Utah Man Podcast Episode 7- Should Dres Anderson sit

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:56 pm
    We discuss the offensive problems with the Utes including should Dres Anderson still be starting and Travis Wilson starting 2.0. We also take look at USC and what to expect for the matchup of two ranked teams. The post Utah Man Podcast Episode 7- Should Dres Anderson sit appeared first on
  • Touch Line: Episode 7

    Brett Austin
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:02 pm
    Episode 7 is in the books! Discuss the RSL year in review, and look forward to the playoffs. Answer some questions, including the big one: Beckerman’s Dreads vs Borcher’s Beard Shoot your questions/comments/suggestions to @a24brett and Believe! The post Touch Line: Episode 7 appeared first on
  • Is BYU’s Problem Really Execution?

    Alan "Jedi" Zaugg
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    Zak Hicken returns to discuss BYU execution. Follow him on Twitter: @zakhicken BYU has become a shell of the team that started the season 4-0. There were talks of going undefeated, an appearance in one of the NY6 bowls, and a quarterback that could win the Heisman. Since then, they have lost their star QB and by Bronco’s count as of last Friday, 22 others have missed time due to injuries. One of the themes that have come at post-game press conferences was a lack of execution on the players end. After all, players are the ones on the field making the plays, they are responsible for the…
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  • Plane flies 'KEEP BRADY HOKE' banner over Michigan-Michigan State

    Rodger Sherman
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:29 am
    Michigan State fans would absolutely love it if Brady Hoke doesn't get fired (although that doesn't seem particularly likely) Remember that time Michigan paid for planes to skywrite GO BLUE over East Lansing? Well, it looks like Michigan State fans are getting their aerial sign-related revenge today: An airplane flying above East Lansing pulling a sign: "U of M: Keep Brady Hoke. Please!" — Alejandro Zúñiga (@ByAZuniga) October 25, 2014 Plane flying over Spartan stadium #spartangameday — Mellissa Lheureux (@zeika) October 25, 2014 Love the extra Z's in…
  • Andres Iniesta substituted in El Clásico with injury

    Kevin McCauley
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:27 am
    El Clásico just keeps getting worse for Barcelona. It's been a tough edition of El Clásico for Andres Iniesta, and it ended on a sour note in the 68th minute. With Barcelona trailing Real Madrid, 3-1, Iniesta picked up an injury and was forced to leave the match. He was replaced by Sergi Roberto. Iniesta picked up the injury in a 50-50 tackle with Madrid midfielder Luka Modric. It appeared that Modric got to the ball first, which convinced the referee not to call a foul, but he made plenty of contact with Iniesta. The Barcelona midfielder got up and tried to play on, but quickly realized…
  • Real Madrid's 3rd in El Clásico was a stunning team goal

    Kevin McCauley
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:17 am
    This is absolutely perfect. Karim Benzema is the man who finished this move to put Real Madrid 3-1 up on Barcelona, and his finish was an excellent one, but this goal won't be remembered for just the finish. It'll be remembered for the build-up. There were a couple of interesting plays from Isco before this finish, equal parts amazing and disappointing. He went on an incredible run after Andres Iniesta turned the ball over to set up the attack in the first place, but his pass to Cristiano Ronaldo was less than spectacular. Ronaldo, brilliant as he is, didn't need a perfect ball. He readjusted…
  • Gerald McCoy, Buccaneers agree to 7-year extension

    James Brady
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    Tampa Bay's star defensive tackle will make close to $100 million on his new deal. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has received a huge seven-year contract extension, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. That report suggested the deal was for "close to $100 million" and Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network confirmed that with his own report, saying that it is worth $98 million with $51.5 million guaranteed. McCoy had one year remaining on a five-year, $55 million contract he signed in 2010. McCoy was already making a base salary of almost $13 million this season, which ranked…
  • Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2014 El Clásico: Live coverage and score updates

    Ryan Rosenblatt
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    Luis Suarez assisted Neymar early in his Clásico debut, but Real Madrid have scored the last three goals, and lead Barcelona 3-1. In a continuation of their absurd and hysterical arms race, Real Madrid and Barcelona both bought some of the biggest attacking stars in world football this summer. But because we've already had the pleasure of watching quite a bit of James Rodriguez in a white shirt, the spotlight in this edition of El Clásico is on one man in blaugrana: Luis Suarez. More from our team sites Barcelona blog Barca Blaugranes Real Madrid blog Managing Madrid Through pure…
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    Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips

  • “Spread and Space” Team Offense Drill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Lesley Batson
    2 Sep 2014 | 6:39 pm
    Like several of my friends, I have wanted to attend the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge for years. One of these friends who is also a fanatchick is Roda Carter.  She is CEO of Carter Health Disposables. She is a busy entrepreneur but this year, at the yearning from our mutual friend, we both rode down to Palm Beach Gardens together and took in #BEGT.  I wanted to get her thoughts about her BEGT experience and this is what she shared.
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  • Manchester United Offer Bale 300k A Week To Leave Madrid

    25 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Manchester United are reportedly offering Gareth Bale a whopping 300k-a-week to leave Real Madrid in a 90million transfer to the Red Devils. Louis van Gaal appears to be in a position to spend as much money as he likes to improve his squad, and according to the Metro, he wants to bring in Bale to give his side another attacking superstar. The United fans are hoping to bring in reinforcements at the back to give them a chance to challenge for the title, but you cant imagine them complaining if they capture the Welsh superstar. United will see just how far away they are from challenging the top…
  • Liverpool Star Livid With Brendan Rodgers

    25 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is believed to be enraged with manager Brendan Rodgers after being left out of the squad to face Real Madrid on Wednesday. Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is believed to be furious with manager Brendan Rodgers after being left out of the squad to face Real Madrid on Wednesday. The 23-year-old was fully fit ahead of the Champions League showdown at Anfield but failed to even make the bench in a challenging fixture that Liverpool lost 3-0. He even told Italian newspaper Gazzetta, "Injury? Out of shape? No, I'm fine. " Considering new signings Mario Balotelli and…
  • Arsenal Ace Keen On Manchester City Move

    25 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil reportedly wants to leave the club following interest from Manchester City ahead of the January transfer window. Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil reportedly wants to leave the club following interest from Manchester City ahead of the January transfer window. In the last couple weeks, rumours have speculated that City are ready to test Arsenal's resilience by offering 32million for the German World Cup winner. And according to the Metro, Ozil is keen on the idea as he looks to end a frustrating few months that have seen him played out of position and receive heavy…
  • Manchester United And England Legend Set To Retire

    25 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has announced he is likely to retire at the end of the season following an exclusive interview on The Jonathan Ross Show. Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has announced he is likely to retire at the end of the season following an exclusive interview on The Jonathan Ross Show. Ferdinand only signed for current club Queens Park Rangers during the summer but it appears he will not extend his stay in West London beyond next summer. Considering the 35-year-old only signed a one-year deal, that may not come as a surprise, although many didn't expect him to…
  • Chelsea Planning Offer For Barcelona Star

    25 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Chelsea are eager to open discussions with Barcelona for Gerard Pique as they plan to submit an offer worth 20million for the defender. Chelsea are eager to open discussions with Barcelona for Gerard Pique as they plan to submit an offer worth 20million for the defender. Blues' manager Jose Mourinho is known to be an admirer of Pique and wants to secure his signature despite the presence of centre-back pairing John Terry and Gary Cahill. Reports suggest the Spanish international could depart Barca in January after falling behind Marc Bartra and Jeremy Mathieu in the pecking order under new…
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  • Plane with 'Keep Brady Hoke' banner flies before Michigan-Michigan State game (Photo)

    Sam Cooper
    25 Oct 2014 | 11:07 am
    There aren’t many people in the state of Michigan who want Brady Hoke to keep his job as the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, but it appears that Michigan State fans certainly do. Before today’s kickoff in East Lansing between the in-state rivals, a plane was spotted flying around with a banner that reads: “U OF M – KEEP BRADY HOKE – PLZZZ.” Plane flying over Spartan stadium #spartangameday— Mellissa Lheureux (@zeika) October 25, 2014 So, this is flying over Spartan stadium.— Eric Upchurch (@EUpchurchPhoto) October…
  • Real Madrid comes from behind to beat Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo scores in 11th consecutive match

    Brooks Peck
    25 Oct 2014 | 11:07 am
    Barcelona started the season undefeated through eight matches and hadn't even conceded a single goal in that span. But then they met the unrelenting scoring power of Real Madrid in the world's most expensive league match and all of that changed as Los Blancos won 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu. The match began with a customary manic pace that would make even the most dedicated caffeine freak warn both sides to slow down. With Luis Suarez starting his first official match for Barcelona since the end of his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup, the visitors had the more…
  • Marlins Man gives up World Series Game 3 seat to 'God Bless America' singer

    Mark Townsend
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:58 am
    Despite the World Series scene shifting to San Francisco on Friday, the now famous Marlins Man, aka Laurence Leavy, was seated front and almost center for Game 3 at AT&T Park. Leavy was a little more difficult to spot as his bright orange Miami Marlins jacket and Marlins visor blended in with the San Francisco Giants orange being worn by fans around him. Still, once he was spotted, that's where our attention went as we once again pondered how he was able to land those second row seats. At least those were our thoughts in the early innings. As we panned those same seats in the eighth inning,…
  • Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Breaking down the Lions' top-ranked defense

    Greg Cosell
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:47 am
    The Detroit Lions’ defense, leading the NFL in fewest yards allowed, can be exploited if you work their secondary. The problem with that plan is the line and linebackers are so good, it’s tough to get to the secondary. The Lions might have the best front in the NFL. You can’t consistently throw with functional space against their pass rush, which was a problem for the New Orleans Saints last week. The Lions face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, and Atlanta's offensive line won’t be able to handle Detroit’s front. [Join's $2.5M Week 8 fantasy league: $25 to enter; top…
  • Inside AT&T Park's Gotham Club, a baseball VIP experience like no other

    Mike Oz
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:26 am
    SAN FRANCISCO — The door is like many at AT&T Park — it's nondescript and it doesn't look like it goes anywhere special. Maybe it's a maintenance closet?  There's a sign to the right of the door that doesn't make too much sense to the average person. It reads, "Suite B2 Electrical and IDF Rooms." In the middle of the door is a square with two crossed bats and "GC 1883." If you were walking on AT&T Park's suite level and didn't know better, you'd keep on walking. Heck, if you happened to open the door and look, you'd just see a blank grey wall. If you turned your head, though, and…
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    Sportmentary Online Sports Talk

  • NFL Recap - Week #7- 2014 Season

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

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

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

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

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

  • Visiting Monaco Grand Prix

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

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

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

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

    11 May 2014 | 8:25 am
    As with any sport, American Football is something that is often started at a very young age, and the importance of getting the hours of practice in is evident for those who really want to make it to the top of the game. Football is a complex sport, and there are many different positions and roles on a pitch which can be tough to get a full understanding of at a young age, but doing the correct drills and spending time practicing the fundamentals of the game can pay dividends. Improving Agility and Strength. The sport demands that you are both strong and agile and you may be using entirely new…
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    Capital Sports

  • Fare the well, mercurial Chepcricket

    Capital Sport
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
    NAIROBI, October 25- The silence that has befallen the cricket fraternity in Kenya can only be compared to that which sweeps the whole ground when the most relied upon batsman walks back to the pavilion after the fall of their wicket when the team needs them most. Tributes and messages of condolences continue flowing as the news sunk in that the captain of the women’s national side Emily Chepng’etich Ruto, nicknamed Chepcricket by her teammates is no more. Her untimely death did not rock only cricket but the entire sporting fraternity as well. Emily, the daughter to Bomet and Council of…
  • Balotelli draws another blank in Hull draw

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:06 am
    LIVERPOOL, October 25- Mario Balotelli’s struggles in front of goal continued as Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by Hull City in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday. The Italy striker has scored just once in 11 appearances since his £16 million ($26 million, 20 million euros) pre-season move from AC Milan and endured another frustrating day against the Tigers. In truth, Balotelli was far from the worst performer at Anfield, but without the injured Daniel Sturridge the goalscoring burden has fallen on the shoulders of the former Manchester City star and once again he failed…
  • Sanchez double downs Sunderland

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:39 am
    SUNDERLAND, October 25- Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0 at the Stadium of Light on Saturday to ensure veteran manager Arsene Wenger avoided his worst start to a Premier League season. Chile forward Sanchez seized on two defensive errors to take his tally to eight goals in 15 appearances for the Gunners since his £30 million ($50.4 million, 37.6 million euros) pre-season transfer from Barcelona. Victory was just Arsenal’s second Premier League win in their last eight games and third in nine overall this term as they took their points tally to 14, eight behind…
  • Sakho stars as Hammers stun Man City

    25 Oct 2014 | 8:42 am
    LONDON, October 25- Manchester City’s bid to put pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea suffered a setback as the champions slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat at West Ham on Saturday. Manuel Pellegrini’s second-placed team had hoped to close the gap on the Blues to two points ahead of their rivals’ clash with Manchester United on Sunday. But West Ham maintained their impressive recent form to stun the visitors, who were beaten in the league for the second time this season following their loss to Stoke in late August. Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring in the 21st minute…
  • Machakos to turn ‘Gween’ in K’Ogalo invasion

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:28 pm
    NAIROBI, Kenya, October 25 – The headquarters of the self-styled ‘County of choice’ Machakos welcomes hordes of Green (‘Gween’ in local pronunciation) Army supporters who will invade the town to back their beloved Gor Mahia to the hilt in their top of the table clash against hosts Sofapaka on Sunday. Victory for the defending Kenyan Premier League (KPL) titleholders against their closest challengers who adopted Machakos as their home from this season in a bid to piggyback on the County’s boom will bring them to touching distance of the crown and knock out Sofapaka who are four…
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    No Guts, No Glory

  • Vincent Jackson says he wants to stay in Tampa Bay

    J Will
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:53 am
    As the trade deadline approaches, teams that have playoff aspirations have been looking around to see who could help their team. One name that has been popular in trade talks is Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson. Teams see a lot of upside in Jackson, who is on a team that is going nowhere fast. Jackson acknowledged that he has heard his name brought up in trade discussion, but made it clear that he wants to remain in Tampa Bay. “In this business, those kind of things get talked about quite often. Each and every year, there’s going to be guys moved around to different…
  • UFC’s Chris Weidman rescued elderly neighbor after vicious fall

    J Will
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:15 am
    In the octagon, UFC’s Chris Weidman is known to be fierce against his opponents. But to one of his neighbors, he is being called a hero. Anna Croenlein, who 94-years-old was eating some cereal when she slipped and busted her head open after hitting a glass table.  After attempting to call her daughter, Croenlein came out her house and started screaming hoping that one of her neighbors would hear her. Weidman, who was cleaning his car heard the screams from Croenlein and came to her rescue. “She was holding her neck and there was blood everywhere,” Weidman said.
  • Fox is is developing a comedy series based on former NBA player Baron Davis

    J Will
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:23 am
    Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis has been out of the league since 2012. Davis has been keeping himself busy as most saw the comeback videos that aired on TNT’s Inside The NBA. Those videos were well received and let people see Davis’ funny side. Now it looks like Davis will be getting his own comedy series on a major television network. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox is developing a comedy series based on Davis. Fox has made a script commitment to a half-hour single-camera comedy loosely based on the life of the former Los Angeles Clippers/Golden State Warriors star from…
  • Louisville’s Athletic Department is asking for donations at the gas pump

    J Will
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:15 am
    We all know that to stay competitive with the top schools across the country in any sport, you have to have money. For recruiting purposes, programs try to have the best facilities in their conference. Some schools struggle in this department because they don’t have large booster clubs like a Texas, USC, or Alabama. Well the University of Louisville has come up with a different way to get donations to their program. The school has it setup to where you can donate to the school while at the gas pump. Thorntons program benefits new athletics facility Make a donation…
  • DeMarco Murray suprised his entire offensive line with iMacs

    J Will
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is on a historic run as the Cowboys sit on top of the NFC. Murray has been a workhorse for the Cowboys all season rushing for 100 yards or more in each game this season which is a NFL record. While Murray is happy about his performance, he knows that he couldn’t do it without the blocking from his offensive line. So to show his appreciation, Murray surprised his entire offensive line with iMacs. DeMarco Murray surprised his offensive lineman with brand new 21.5 inch iMacs at their locker. valued at $1300 each — Clarence Hill…
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    CollegeXpress: College Athletics Blog

  • At Mississippi State, the Only Prescription is Less Cowbell

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

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

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

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

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

  • 3 Tips For Transitioning Sports From One Season To The Next

    Grant Covington
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:43 am
    At CoachUp we’re strong believers in playing as many sports as possible when you’re younger (so long as you’re limiting yourself to one sport a season). However, one of the more difficult parts of playing multiple sports is transitioning sports from one season to the next. Depending on your age and competition level, you might end up missing some captains’ practices or even preseason practices. This can put you in catch up mode from the get-go and put you even further behind those who are concentrating on just one sport. Here are three tips to help make sure you start every season in…
  • According to The Experts These Are the 3 Traits of Successful Athletes

    Janis Meredith
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:09 am
    How do you define the soul of a champion? It is difficult to define and yet we know what it looks like; we see it when we watch Roger Federer, Dwyane Wade, and Derek Jeter. One thing is pretty obvious: there is more to every champion than just skill and strength; there is also something inside that drives him to use his skill and strength to make him a success. I looked at what a few experts had to say and found some common traits. These are three of them. Unwavering Persistence According to, an athlete who wants to go all the way with his sport will have way more…
  • Swimming Tryout Tips + Workouts: Improve Your Technique and Develop Your Speed

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

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

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


    Kevin Krest
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:07 am
    Both Mississippi teams go on the road today, and I think there's a good chance that one of them falls. I just don't know which one it will be, and despite that, I may not pick either one to lose. But then again, maybe I will. Let's see!(1) Mississippi State (6 - 0) 27 @ Kentucky (5 - 2) 17: This is all new territory for the Bulldogs, especially since a trip to Kentucky usually meant an easy win. But the Wildcats are 5 - 2 with  couple of SEC wins under their belt. They're coming off a 41 - 1 beating by LSU and should be motivated to make a better showing.(3) Ole Miss (7 - 0)…

    Kevin Krest
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:01 am
    Things are starting to take shape in the NFL, as Dallas' defeat of Seattle substantiated that the Cowboys are the real deal, at least to this point in the season. In a division that was thought to be one of the weakest before the first game was played, we now find two NFC East teams at the top of the NFC, with Philadelphia joining Dallas at 5 - 1. In the other conference, San Diego has emerged as a contender to Denver as the class of the AFC. As for the rest of the league, with the exception of Washington, Jacksonville, Oakland and Tampa Bay, everyone else is fighting to emerge from the…

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

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

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

  • The 10 High Schools That Produce The Most NFL Players

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

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

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

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

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

  • Betting Center Free NFL Pick: Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Cole Ryan
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
    The BTB Betting Center at is the best place, hands down, for all of the football betting information that you need to uncover winning football bets. The Betting Center is easy to use and loaded with the best football betting information for a football handicapper to use to make money betting on football. This week the BTB Betting Center free football pick focuses on the Monday night football game.  This is a big rivalry game as the Washington Redskins will take on the Dallas Cowboys. At the Betting Center we post a bookie’s take section which discusses the point spread on…
  • Bet Online NHL Dime Lines

    Cole Ryan
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:25 pm
    At we make a point of researching all of the online sportsbooks. We separate the best from all of the others and provide a complete review and unique bonuses for all of the best online sportsbooks in the business today. We also make a point of finding sportsbooks that cater to people that like to bet on specific sports like the National Hockey League. One of the top rated online sportsbooks that has everything that you need to bet on hockey is Bet Online. Bet Online is a highly regarded sportsbook receiving rave reviews from everyone that has ever played there. They have…
  • College Football Pick: Texas Tech Red Raiders at #10 TCU Horned Frogs

    Cole Ryan
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Matchup: Texas Tech Red Raiders at No. 10 TCU Horned Frogs   Date/Time: October, 25th, 3:30 p.m. ET TV: FOX College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread:  TCU Horned Frogs -21 Total: The TCU Horned Frogs continue to look like one of the best teams in the country after a big win over the ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys.  With one of the top defenses in the country they will try to corral a feisty Texas Tech Raiders team that likes to put up points. That defense was on display once again last week as the TCU defense held a high powered Cowboys offense without a touchdown for…
  • Oregon State Beavers at Stanford Cardinal College Football Pick & Preview

    Cole Ryan
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:27 am
    Matchup: Oregon State Beavers at Stanford Cardinal   Date/Time: October, 25th, 3:30 p.m. ET TV: ESPN2 College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread:  Stanford Cardinal -14 Total: Once considered a powerhouse in the Pac 12, the Stanford Cardinal are reeling after an ugly loss that sent this team spiraling out of the top 25 college football rankings. With a chance at redemption they host the Oregon State Beavers. Stanford is still trying to figure out what went wrong in a loss to the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Cardinal offense was stymied and entered halftime trailing…
  • College Football Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Pitt Panthers

    Cole Ryan
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:21 am
    Matchup: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Pittsburgh Panthers   Date/Time: October, 25th, 3:30 p.m. ET TV: ESPNU College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread:  Pittsburgh Panthers -4 Total: The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have a very good football team, but they were caught napping in the last outing against the North Carolina Tar Heels. They very easily could have been looking forward to the big game this week against the Pittsburgh Panthers. The Yellow Jackets are reeling coming into this big game. This team started 5-0 on the season which included big wins against…
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    Sport Seasons Blog

  • Running the Middle Half (Murfreesboro Half Marathon)

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

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

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

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

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

  • Eagles corral 20th victory in four sets over Tornados

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:54 pm
    VIDEO: Dan Ahiers Interview VIDEO: Lauren Santarelli Interview VIDEO: Brevard Match Highlights JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – For the first time since 2010, the Carson-Newman Eagles (20-4, 15-1 South Atlantic Conference) have won 20 games after defeating the Brevard Tornados (10-13, 4-12 SAC) in four sets 25-21, 25-15, 22-25 and 25-13 Friday night at Holt Fieldhouse. “They are a good team and unbelievably coached,” head coach Dan Ahiers said of Brevard. “We had a lot of success with our middles. A lot of young teams have trouble tracking transition balls.” The first frame…
  • Harvard Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Dartmouth for Fifth Straight Win

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:43 pm
    Holte turned in 11 kills, a .667 hitting percentage and five blocks (Gil Talbot). CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard wome’s volleyball team rode the hot-hitting of Caroline Holte and Grace Weghorst to a fifth-straight win Friday night as it made quick work of Dartmouth, 3-0, at the Malkin Athletic Center. The victory came by set scores of 25-13, 25-20 and 25-18. Holte and Weghorst each scored a match-high 11 kills, with Holte making just one error on 15 attempts to finish her night hitting at a .667 clip. Weghorst, meanwhile, turned in a .318 hitting percentage. Caroline Walters and…

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:41 pm
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.-  Converse dropped its 11th straight set match of the season to Erskine on Dig Pink night, 3-0 on Friday night.  Erskine improves to 15-6 on the season and remains unbeaten in league play at 11-0 with the 25-20, 25-19, 25-14 sweep of Converse.  The Valkyries fall to 7-16 on the season and 1-9 in Conference Carolinas play. Converse hung with Erskine in the first two sets coming from a large deficit to make it close.  In the second set Converse rattled off five straight points with Erskine standing at 24.  The Flying Fleet would get the set point on a Valkyrie blocking…
  • Allison Beavers compiles career-high 17 kills in five set loss to Lenoir-Rhyne

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    Box Score HARROGATE, Tenn. — Freshman outside hitter Kiera Holland (Columbia, S.C.) and senior right side Allison Beavers (Tomball, Texas) combined for 35 kills, but the Lady Railsplitters (14-10, 10-6 SAC) were upended in five sets by the visiting Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (16-7, 10-6 SAC) in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action Friday night at Mary Mars Gym. Lincoln Memorial fell by set scores of 20-25, 25-18, 25-22, 20-25 and 13-15. The dramatic fifth frame was representative of the match as a whole as the Lady Railsplitters and Bears met in a tie on nine separate occasions while the…
  • Delaware Battles CAA Leader Northeastern to a 2-2 Draw

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:16 pm
    Courtesy Delaware AthleticsNatalie Zelenky scored her fourth goal of the season Friday night BOSTON, Mass. – The University of Delaware women’s soccer team tied first-place Northeastern 2-2 Friday in a Colonial Athletic Association game. The Blue Hens (7-8-2, 3-3-2 CAA) were able to generate offense against Northeastern, which is something very few teams have done this season. Northeastern came into Friday’s contest boasting the No. 1 ranked defense in the country. The Huskies had only given up four goals all season before facing the Blue Hens. “Tonight was a soccer fan’s dream,”…
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    Hockey Tracker

  • Game 1, Win 1

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

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

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

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

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

    Diane Chesebrough
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:05 am
    It’s Dallas Week in Washington, D.C. and, as always with the U.S. capital’s home team; the goings-on in Ashburn are keeping everybody on their toes. The 6-1 Cowboys and 2-5 Redskins play on Monday Night Football this week and the big storyline is what quarterback will be in the offensive huddle. Starting quarterback Robert Griffin, III has begun practicing with the team in a limited fashion, healing from a dislocated ankle. First back-up, Kirk Cousins was pulled from the game at half-time last week versus the Tennessee Titans after losing the ball twice in the first half. Second backup,…
  • Redskins Jekyll and Hyde Play Baffling

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

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

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

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

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:37 am
    Alex Stump, wide receiver from Lakewood St Edwards and recent 2015 commitment for the Buckeyes, answered a few questions for us on his high school career and his recruitment. See additional coverage on the here and here.
  • Ohio State Moves Up In Polls After Rutgers Rout

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

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

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

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

  • NCAA Football Free Pick: Mississippi State at Kentucky

    Dan Rodgers
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:11 pm
    #1 Mississippi State Bulldogs (-14) at Kentucky Wildcats Saturday, October 25 at 3:30pm EST If you thought there was line value with the Michigan Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • NCAA Football Free Pick: Michigan at Michigan State

    Dan Rodgers
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:42 pm
    Michigan Wolverines at #8 Michigan State Spartans (-17) Saturday, October 25 at 3:30pm EST Last week was tough because Notre Dame covered so Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 8 Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints Free Pick

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

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

    David Grant
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:59 pm
    Minnesota Vikings at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-2.5) Sunday, October 22 1pmEST It’s an old-school Central Division match-up between the Vikings and Buccaneers. Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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  • Die richtige Ausrüstung für den Garten zusammenstellen

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

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

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

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

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

  • Amelia Andrilenas: Beauty in Body and Soul

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

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

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

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

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

    Dylan Burkhardt
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    According to a report from On the Radar Hoops, a Michigan assistant coach was in to watch class of 2015 five-star Jaylen Brown yesterday. Brown is the No. 2 prospect in the country and this is the first reported interest from Michigan. Brown’s recruitment is already at a very advanced stage. He’s taken official visits to Kansas and Kentucky and is also planning to visit UCLA and Georgia on officials. His fifth remaining visit has yet to be determined and, according to this report, North Carolina and Georgia Tech are the primary schools trying to earn the final visit. Where will Jaylen…
  • Burning questions facing Big Ten teams (Part 2)

    Dylan Burkhardt
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:45 am
    Big Ten players and coaches took to Chicago last week to face the media for the first time this season and answer questions about expectations, offseason development and more. With the start of the season less than a month away, we ran through the conference to look at one major question facing all 14 teams. Previously: Part 1  Wisconsin: Can the Badgers handle expectations? It’s no surprise that the conference’s consensus favorite has to answer the easiest question. Bo Ryan returns four of five starters and his critical reserves from last year’s Final Four team. While losing Ben…
  • Burning questions facing Big Ten teams (Part 1)

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

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

    Dylan Burkhardt
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    With the start of college basketball around the corner, we’re breaking down Michigan’s roster player-by-player. Previously: Spike Albrecht. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Zak Irvin was Michigan’s sixth man last season, but he never had trouble making himself noticed on the floor. When Irvin checked into the game he was ready to do one thing: shoot, and then shoot some more. Irvin shot the ball on 25.9% of Michigan’s offensive possessions while he was on the court. That’s more than Nik Stauskas, Caris LeVert or Glenn Robinson III, the focal points of last year’s offense. If…
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  • English Premier League Fixtures, Live Scores – Week 9

    25 Oct 2014 | 5:53 am
    LONDON (Sporting Alert) -- The following are the English Barclays Premier League games taking place this weekend. The post English Premier League Fixtures, Live Scores – Week 9 appeared first on
  • Classico tv and radio channels: Real Madrid v Barcelona

    25 Oct 2014 | 5:10 am
    The Spanish La Liga predicted game of the season so far - the Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona is set for Saturday and the following is a list of TV channels providing live coverage. The post Classico tv and radio channels: Real Madrid v Barcelona appeared first on
  • Remy out, Costa could play: Mourinho prepares for Man United

    Adam Fratzke
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:48 am
    LONDON (Sporting Alert) -- Chelsea forward Loic Remy will miss the English Premier League clash with Manchester United, but Jose Mourinho says Diego Costa could play at Old Trafford. The post Remy out, Costa could play: Mourinho prepares for Man United appeared first on
  • Saurez will make Barca debut in Classico – Enrique

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:28 am
    Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has revealed that Luis Saurez will make his debut against Real Madrid in Saturday's La Liga "El Classico" but will most likely start on the bench at the Santiago Bernabéu. The post Saurez will make Barca debut in Classico – Enrique appeared first on
  • Manning, Sanders star in Denver win over Chargers

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    DENVER (Sporting Alert) -- Peyton Manning threw for 286 yards and three touchdown in guiding the Denver Broncos to a 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers in Thursday Night Football. The post Manning, Sanders star in Denver win over Chargers appeared first on
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    Visitors Section

  • The Visitors Section: Lets Eat Trash

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guys get you readybe the lonliest boy on the block and talk about being punched in the eye. Plus dumb animal tricks! Live!!!     *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about how online dating works for everyone buy you. *All audience members must be at least 18 years old. Everyone in your party must present a valid government identification card with proof of age. Your ID must have a…
  • The Visitors Section: I Found Beer

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

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

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

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

  • LIVE: AC Milan vs Chievo

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

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

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

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

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

  • NBA Season Preview

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:36 pm
    Bryce previews the NBA’s upcoming season and gives reasons for his excitement!  segment 3_10-24-14
  • 25 MINUTES of Acho Brothers’ Match-up, Sunday AM Football, Pee Wee Football Fine & Reporter, Rex Ryan

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    On this weekend’s 25-Minute show, Bryce unpacks the Acho brothers having their first NFL match-up this weekend, the Falcons and Lions playing at 9:30 Sunday AM in London, a Pee Wee Football mercy rule fine, and Rex Ryan posing as a reporter.  25 Minute show For 10-24-14
  • UNDER REVIEW: Should Amateur Athletes Be Paid For Autographs & Endorsements?

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:45 pm
    In this upbeat and interesting weekly segment, Ed Uszynski joins Bryce to put the question of whether or not amateur athletes should be paid for autographs and endorsements…UNDER REVIEW.  segment 2_10-24-14    
  • FAITH & SPORTS MINUTE: Trick or Truth?

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:27 am
    Last week the St. Louis Rams converted a fake punt and a fake punt return, which helped them get a win over the Seattle Seahawks. In sports, I enjoy watching trick plays and teams mislead their opponents into thinking they are doing one thing…then throw them off by doing something completely different. All too often in life, however, we mislead with our motives and intentions when we say one thing and mean something else. By acting fake and tricking others, we are heading down a path of destruction. The Bible tells us in Proverbs 12:22 says, “Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,…
  • NFL UPDATE with Freddie Scott II

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • MLB Draft Disasters

    23 Oct 2014 | 8:09 pm
    The 2014 MLB draft saw one of the memorable draft incidents occur in recent memory. The Houston Astros went into the draft coming of a 70-92 season, a 19-win improvement on the year before, with the No. 1 pick With their No. 1 pick the Texan outfit opted for 17-year-old Brady Aiken out of San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic High. In theory, signing the high school left-arm pitcher made sense. The Astros hierarchy likened the 17-year-old to legendary quarterback Peyton Manning, believing that he was the perfect man to centre the rebuilding of Houston on. However, after using their No. 1 pick…
  • Dion Jordan rejoins Dolphins from suspension

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

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

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

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

  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 8

    Junior D
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:50 am
    We are at the midway point of the season and the picks against the spread are becoming harder to determine. Last week I took a bath going 6-9 bringing my season total to 58-48. At least now I have a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 93: Record Breakers

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

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

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

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

  • How should the NFL handle intentional injuries?

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

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

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

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

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

    Paweł Chalacis
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:46 pm
    Simple, delicious and healthy Blueberry smoothie. And also easy to prepare.
  • Few random things I've done in last month.

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

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

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

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

  • Garnet and Gold Colored Glasses… Or Not

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:21 am
    I just wanted to introduce myself.  My name is Brian, and I will be contributing to The Confidential.  Bare with me, as I am no writer, but I will try to give a perspective from the point of view of a fan of the Garnet and Gold (FSU colors) on: the ACC, Seminoles, and College Football in general.  I have been a fan since the 90’s, and eventually graduated from the school as an undergrad some time later. I am sure my fandom will cloud my point of view on many things, but I do pride myself on seeing both sides of things; obviously with what is going on with FSU in the news today it…
  • ACC Roundtable of the Confidential Correspondents: Week 8/9, Part I

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    Welcome to the ACC Roundtable of the ACC Correspondents!  As is and will be the plan for the remainder of the football season, the Confidential correspondents will discuss the Week that was (week 7) and the Week that will be (Week 8) for the ACC and their respective schools.  Special thanks to the Confidential contributors–Len (Louisville), David (Florida State), John (UNC), Matt (Syracuse), Mike (NC State), Brian (FSU), and Anthony (Syracuse/ACC)–for their comments and opinions.  Instead of breaking the questions down, we are doing a Part I with some of the…
  • Clemson and Oregon Schedule Home and Home for 2077 & 2082

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

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

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

  • Fabio Borini ready to leave Liverpool after falling out with Brendan Rodgers

    Glen Harrington
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has been angered by Brendan Rodgers… Liverpool are having their fair share of issues with Italian strikers so far this season. Among all of the problems surrounding the attitude and form of Mario Balotelli, the steady decline of Fabio Borini has gone virtually unnoticed. SEE MORE: Manchester United v Chelsea: Live Streaming Guide And Premier League Preview Swansea City v Leicester City: Live Streaming Guide And Premier League Preview Real Madrid V Barcelona Live Streaming Guide And El Clasico Preview Reports in Gazzetta dello Sport, sourced here by the…
  • Arsenal player ratings v Sunderland: Alexis Sanchez ensures uninspired Gunners shoo Black Cats away.

    Ashley Attlee
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:12 am
    Arsenal are by no means at their best at the moment, but a goal in each half from summer signing Alexis Sanchez made sure they got the win against a struggling Sunderland side at the Stadium of Light… An unimpressive and oft wasteful Arsenal side still managed a 2-0 win at the Stadium of Light against Sunderland. An Alexis Sanchez brace helped the Gunners to a much needed victory, but they will need to improve if they are to have any hope of challenging for the top four or higher. SEE MORE: Sanchez Goal Mannone Sunderland: (Video) Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez capitalises on an error…
  • Arsenal set to target Lars Bender to solve defensive midfield issues

    Glen Harrington
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Arsenal are interested in the Bayer Leverkusen midfielder… Reports in the Metro claim that Arsenal could make Bayer Leverkusen’s defensive midfield player Lars Bender their number one target in the upcoming January transfer window. SEE MORE: Manchester United v Chelsea: Live Streaming Guide And Premier League Preview Swansea City v Leicester City: Live Streaming Guide And Premier League Preview Real Madrid V Barcelona Live Streaming Guide And El Clasico Preview Bender is statistically superior to Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira, who has also been linked with the Gunners over the…
  • Gerard Pique set to choose between Man United and Barcelona

    Glen Harrington
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    Former Manchester United defender Gerard Pique discusses his potential Old Trafford return… Barcelona centre back Gerard Pique has ruled out re-joining Manchester United, after Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal was rumoured to be keeping tabs on the 27-year-old Spaniard. SEE MORE: Manchester United v Chelsea: Live Streaming Guide And Premier League Preview Swansea City v Leicester City: Live Streaming Guide And Premier League Preview Real Madrid V Barcelona Live Streaming Guide And El Clasico Preview Reports on explain that the Red Devils have been linked with a £20m move for…
  • Real Madrid v Barcelona live streaming guide & La Liga El Clasico preview

    Jordan Chamberlain
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    Barcelona v Real Madrid – Watch the Spanish giants clash in El Clasico, live, here… Where: Santaigo Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain When: 17:00 K.O Live Stream: NOW TV Sky Sports Day Pass Luis Suarez should make his long anticipated competitive Barcelona debut against their fierce rivals Real Madrid, in the first El Clasico of the season. The £75m summer signing is expected to start from the bench after missing four months, but he has the talent and ferocity to come and make a difference to the crunch clash. Barcelona could deploy the exceptional Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez…
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    Lynchy's Sports Thoughts

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

  • Enjoy the Red Wings’ comeback, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    (AP) Everybody saw Danny DeKeyser stop a shot on an empty net with his leg, Justin Abdelkader stop another with the little patch of cloth on his pants that hangs below his junk, Niklas Kronwall glide around with his arms open and a stupid look on his faceafter scoring off Evgeni Malkin’s skate, Henrik Zetterberg’s get his stick on the and Justin Abdelkader’s score the winner goal. Everybody saw the Red Wings’ two goals in three minutes. If they haven’t, they soon will. The internet is a wonderful thing. What it all means, though, nobody knows. A hockey game has…
  • The Stephen Weiss conundrum and what it means for the Red Wings

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

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

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

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

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

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:06 pm
    It’s been a couple months since I sent a bunch of submissions to Sierra Nevada‘s latest Beer Camp contest. I’m going to go ahead and assume that I didn’t win. Oh well, maybe next time. Since Sierra Nevada isn’t going to use all the brilliant beer suggestions everyone sent in I’ll share them here. First are the initial suggestions submitted before I realized how big the response was. These were sent directly to Sierra Nevada on my behalf without me reviewing them. All 66 of them: Cask Conditioned Watermelon Rauchbier Whole Cone Salt Hefeweizen Cask…
  • @beerselfie

    23 Oct 2014 | 8:00 pm
    In addition to Grubulub’s social media invasion I created a second Instagram account: @beerselfie. It is dedicated to reposts of other people’s photos of themselves with craft beer. It’s had quite a response! Currently it has 682 followers and 272 posts.
  • Music Video Monday: Fortress of Attitude’s PS Gay Car

    13 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
  • Music Video Monday: Cold Blue Mountain’s The Strongest Will

    6 Oct 2014 | 10:07 am
  • Music Video Monday: Mike Keneally’s I’m Raining Here, Inside

    29 Sep 2014 | 7:54 am
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  • Redskins @ Cowboys Preview

    Tom Blaz
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    When: Monday October 27 @ 830pm Where: AT&T Stadium Weather: 66 degrees with 10% chance of rain Radio: SportsTalk 980 TV: ESPN (Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and Lisa Salters) Line: Dallas -9, Over/Under 50 CBS has the doubleheader on Sunday, with FOX a single late game in the DC market. Philadelphia @ Arizona will be carried by FOX 5 at 4pm. Baltimore @ Cincinnati is our 1pm game on CBS, with much of the nation getting Seattle @ Carolina. Indianapolis @ Pittsburgh is the national game on CBS at 4pm. Only the Oakland and Cleveland markets will be getting the Raiders and Browns… lucky…
  • Caps fall to Oilers 3-2

    Mark Buterbaugh
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:15 am
    Despite an aggressive 13 shot final period, the Washington Capitals were unable to put the puck past Edmonton’s net minder, Ben Scrivens, as the Oilers held on to down the caps 3-2.  Scrivens 32 save effort helped hand the Caps their first regulation defeat of the young NHL season. After the Caps fell down 1-0 a little over six minutes into the first period, John Carlson ripped a bomb on a Washington man advantage to tie it up 1-1, just four minutes later.  It was Carlson’s first tally of the season and was assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson.   That ended the…
  • Nationals’ Williams Wins Manager of the Year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Reginald Grigsby
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:36 pm
    Lennay’s Law in action in CBC’s level-headed coverage of Ottawa shootings – It’s easy to forget that when you write about sports, you’re potentially writing about almost anything. Politics, economics, race, violence, substance abuse. There’s almost nothing that gets covered on news sites that couldn’t, somehow, end up on a sports site. So while a rampaging shooter like the one who terrorized Ottawa this week doesn’t figure to be a part of sports coverage, it could happen, depending on where or at whom that shooter shoots, or threatens…
  • Remembering the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, a giant of American journalism + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:28 pm
    Remembering the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, a giant of American journalism – Ben Bradlee, editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1991, died this week at the age of 93. Whenever journalism giants die, there are lots of stories around about their lives and careers. I usually find it fruitful to read as many of them as I can find. Bradlee, familiar to non-Beltway insiders as the character played by Jason Robards in the movie version of Woodward and Bernstein’s “All the President’s Men,” was not a sportswriter or a sports editor……
  • Teach Your Kids How to Fight + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:27 pm
    3 Inspirational Sports Stories to Brighten Your Day – Down in the dumps? Depressed about your fantasy football team? Or, is your local NFL team in a downward spiral? Worried about the state of sports and all the shenanigans happening on and off the field?  Fear no more. Let’s shift the focus to something more positive. 3 Inspirational Sports Stories Here are 3 inspirational sports stories to share with friends to brighten everyone’s spirits… Continue Reading On » Terry Ott: Concussion Coverage from Canadian Media is…
  • Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE

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

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

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:35 am
    Being requested by my young cousin, an aspiring shooter, I agreed to accompany him in his pursuit to find a 1911 pistol. Kimber and Springfield were the two names that immediately struck me. I remember my father possessing a Kimber which has always been very dear to his heart. My cousin, son of an ex-army man, was particularly interested in buying something that was very familiar with the war veterans. We had initially zeroed in on the plain-Jane version of Old Slabsides from Springfield 1911 pistols. But while doing our online research on the subject, we found Kimber proclaiming: On the…
  • Review Of Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×50

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Major Wager
    27 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Following last week’s big winning weekend, courtesy of Louis the Pious (22/1) and a near 12/1 forecast, there’s another weekend of quality horse racing to enjoy with the highlights coming from Newmarket and Market Rasen. Betfred Cambridgeshire – Newmarket With 34 runners going to war over a straight 9-furlongs, it’s fair to say that this race provides a challenge like no other – and few horses are tailor-made for its demands. With so many runners, a strong pace is almost guaranteed and horses need both the ability to travel at pace and the stamina to be staying on strongly at…
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  • AC Milan vs Fiorentina (Serie A, 26.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:16 am
    The defeat against Juventus looks to have done more good than bad to AC Milan as the Rossonerri are now sporting an unbeaten run of four matches. As Milan get ready to host Fiorentina this Sunday, the bookmakers are backing the hosts to earn a third consecutive win. The Rossonerri are just five points behind Juventus and one point of the last Champions League place. Their best player at the moment is without any doubt Honda, and chances are Pippo Inzaghi will build his starting eleven around him. This role was tipped to go to Fernando Torres at the beginning of the season, but so far he has…
  • Getafe vs Atletico Madrid (La Liga, 26.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:54 am
    There’s more to El Clasico for La Liga this weekend as Atletico Madrid face Getafe in an attempt to get back into the Champions League race. The bookmakers favor the visitors to win this match and not only because they are the current La Liga champions, but also as a result of the impressive Champions League win where they managed to score five goals in the second half and keep a clean sheet. Getafe are doing quite well in La Liga, they have seven points from the last three matches and their late result is a deserved last minute win against Real Sociedad. Yoda scored both goals during extra…
  • LOSC Lille vs Everton (Europa League Recap, 23.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:13 am
    Result: -8 units, bet lost
  • Galatasaray vs Borussia Dortmund (Champions League Recap, 22.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:39 am
    Result: +10,85 units, bet won
  • LOSC Lille vs Everton (Europa League, 23.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:47 am
    The two headliners from group H meet in France for bragging rights on who gets to be called the team to bounce back from a not so good internal league from. Currently, Everton are the only team in the group to be able to win a game, and while neither can afford a draw, they have enough talent to decide a match, even if with the current group standings Lille needs to win more. Lille have one win in the last five matches, three of which are defeats and one draw against Wolfsburg. Martin, Lopes and Ryan Mendes are all unavailable for selection due to injuries which does not bode well for a team…
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  • With A Decisive Win Over The Cincinnati Bengals, The Indianapolis Colts Emerge As The Only Legitimate Challenge To The Broncos Dominance

    Darren C. Lee
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:52 pm
    Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts is tackled by Jayson DiManche #51 of the Cincinnati Bengals during the game at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images) The Indianapolis Colts didn’t even let the Bengals make it a game on Sunday, when they obliterated them 27-0 on Indy’s home turf. Andrew Luck continued to play like a top-tier quarterback by throwing for 344 yards and two touchdowns, while the Colt’s rushing game was also solid, picking up 171 yards with a touchdown on the ground. But the big story in this game wasn’t about the Colt’s overpowering…
  • Are The New England Patriots Ready to be Tested?

    Hal Bent
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:42 pm
    Brandon Browner #39 and Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots react during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) After seven weeks the New England Patriots find themselves in a familiar situation: on top of the AFC East. Despite a shocking week one second-half meltdown in Miami in week one, the Patriots gutted out two ugly wins against the Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders (a combined 2-11 so far in 2014). Week four saw the Monday Night Massacre as the Kansas City Chiefs ran roughshod on the New England…
  • Will The Dallas Cowboys End The New York Giants’ Season?

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

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

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

    Neil Paine
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:09 am
    The NBA season, like a Stockton-Malone pick-and-roll, always arrives on time. To prepare for the next 1,230 games (All-Star festivities excluded), we took each player’s projected Real Plus-Minus and wins above replacement, calculated a total for each team, and ran 10,000 simulations of the NBA schedule to divine likely records and championship odds.1 We’ve split the teams into the lower and upper tiers in each conference; these are the eight teams that will likely make the playoffs from the West. (We previewed the West’s lower tier here.) So fill that Kevin Durant-sized hole in your…
  • 2014 NBA Preview: The Lakers Are Even Worse Than They Were Last Year

    Neil Paine
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:57 pm
    After an offseason of homecoming parties, failed coups and depressing injuries, the NBA is back. To celebrate, we took each player’s projected Real Plus-Minus and wins above replacement, calculated a total for each team, and ran 10,000 simulations of the NBA schedule to divine likely records and championship odds.11 We’ve split the teams into the lower and upper tiers in each conference; these are the seven teams that likely won’t make the playoffs from the West. So ease into your red wine bath (hi, Amar’e) and let us tell you the stats, x-factors or regressions that…
  • Skeptical Football: Matthew Stafford Is Gunning For Peyton Manning’s Throne

    Benjamin Morris
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    On Sunday night, I put out a call on Twitter for burning NFL questions. Among the responses, some guy asked:@skepticalsports: Is Peyton Manning the best football player of all time?— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) October 20, 2014Whoa, boss. This is a question for which everyone seems to have an answer, but about which few people have anything new to say.Assessing how good someone is at something is easy if that thing is directly measurable, like running 100 meters, or is independent enough to be measured over time, like hitting a baseball. In sports like basketball or hockey, contributions…
  • NFL Week 8 Playoff Implications: If The Seahawks Lose, The NFC Gains

    Mike Beuoy
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    NFL Playoff Implications, our weekly guide to what games matter, and whom they matter to, returns for Week 8 of the NFL season. For an explanation of the methodology, see here. The rankings behind these probabilities can be found here, at the co-author’s blog.UPDATE (Oct. 24, 2:44 p.m.): The interactive tables above have been updated to include Thursday night’s game, which now shows no playoff implications because its result is included in the playoff chances (the text of the article has not been updated). Playoff spots are a finite resource in NFL. Like squeezing a balloon, if…
  • The Playoff Implications Of Every Game For Every NFL Team

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

    Bobby Sugar
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:50 am
    Buffalo @ San Jose -1.5 (-135)Buffalo has failed to score any goals in 3 of their last 6 games.  To say they have a lack of offensive production is a massive understatement.  The Sharks are tough for good NHL teams to beat at home.  A team like Buffalo doesn't stand a chance.Boston @ Toronto OVER 5.5 (EVEN)Boston has a big hole to fill on the defensive side of the puck with Chara out.  The Bruins offense has been on point the past few games.  The absence of Chara leads me to the over in this game.  Dallas (+110) @ NY IslandersI'm just not sold on this Islanders…

    Bobby Sugar
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:46 pm
    Dallas (EVEN) @ New Jersey The Devils head into tonight's game with three straight losses.  Dallas on the other hand is 3-1 in their last 4 with their only loss coming in overtime to the Flyers.  The Stars' offense has been rolling lately, scoring 18 goals in their last 4 games.  New Jersey on the other hand has only found the back of the net 9 times the past 4 games.  Dallas should keep things rolling tonight on the road against a slumping Devils' team.Tampa (-120) @ WinnipegTampa's been struggling to produce consistent scoring lately but they've still found ways to…
  • Thursday Night NFL

    Bobby Sugar
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:35 am
    San Diego (+9) at DenverI had to check this line three times to make sure it was correct. Even after all that I still don't know if I believe it. Sure Denver looked like the best team in the league last Sunday night in their demolishing of the squad formerly known as the 49ers, but the turnaround is going to be way too hard on them. Couple that with the fact that they had one those classic Peyton on prime time type games and you have all the makings of a letdown game. I think that Denver still manages to find a way to win this game, but getting 9 points with the Chargers offense is basically…
  • NHL picks

    Bobby Sugar
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:54 am
    NY Islanders @ Boston Bruins  -1.5 (+165)After winning their first 4 games of the season, the Islanders have lost 2 straight games by multiple goals. People are questioning how good this Isles team really is.  Boston on the other hand, is in the opposite position heading into tonight. I don't know what Claude Julien said to his guys but whatever he said worked. On October 13th, the Bruins lost 2-1 at home to Colorado. Their record was 1-3 and they had scored a grand total of 4 goals in their first 4 games. Since that night Boston has played 4 games, going 3-1 and exploding on…
  • Free NHL Picks

    Bobby Sugar
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    Last night: 5-3Toronto @ Ottawa (-155)Ottawa has looked solid through their first 5 games. It's too soon to tell but the Sens appear to be reemerging after going through somewhat of a rebuild. The only remaining piece of the star studded Senators of a decade ago is Spezza. Toronto is coming off a solid win against the Islanders but hasn't looked that great besides last game. I think the Sens roll at home.Philadelphia (+180) @ PittsburghThe battle for Pennsylvania kicks off tonight. In reality this is a huge rivalry game so it could go either way. I like the toughness of the Flyers and expect…
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  • Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville-Preview

    Ian Leavens
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:43 am
    Jamie McMurray will start on the pole, 8 drivers look to clinch their spot in the final race Jamie McMurray will start on the pole for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 with a time of 18.954 seconds for his 11th career pole and 2nd at Martinsville. Joey Logano will start alongside of McMurray, followed […] The post Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville-Preview appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Clowney says he’s ready to return this week

    Ian Leavens
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Jadeveon Clowney says he’s ready to return this weekend against the Tennessee Titans The number 1 pick in this years draft told reporters on Thursday that he’d be surprised if he didn’t play on Sunday. Clowney has been sidelined since week 1 with a torn meniscus, which he had surgery on in September. He was slated […] The post Clowney says he’s ready to return this week appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • A Look at the Canadiens-Bruins Rivalry

    Matt Webber
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:47 pm
      In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the timeless tradition of shaking hands at the end of the highly competitive and intense series, to show respect and good sportsmanship.  At the end of the seven game series between these two Original Six teams this tradition took a slightly different route.  Half way through shaking the Canadiens […] The post A Look at the Canadiens-Bruins Rivalry appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • 4 drivers most likely to advance to Homestead

    Ian Leavens
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Which 4 drivers will be in contention for the title at Homestead? The Chase field had been whittled down to 8 drivers and there are 3 races before the final race at Homestead. 4 drivers will be eligible for the title, and I’m going to tell you who it will be. Joey Logano: He has […] The post 4 drivers most likely to advance to Homestead appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Five Trades NFL Teams Should Make Before the Deadline

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:56 am
    The Trade deadline is fast approaching. Big trades during the season never really seem to pan out for at least one of the sides. It is hard to learn a playbook and get on the field right away. It takes time and a lot of work as a team. But there are teams that are […] The post Five Trades NFL Teams Should Make Before the Deadline appeared first on Champs Nation.
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    CPL T20 2014

  • India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Live Match Score

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

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

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

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

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

  • Michigan vs. Michigan State: Live Score and Highlights

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Oct 2014 | 11:18 am
    Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Michigan has lost five of the past six meetings with Michigan State. Michigan will have to play its best The post Michigan vs. Michigan State: Live Score and Highlights appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Vanderbilt vs. Missouri: Live Score and Highlights

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Oct 2014 | 11:13 am
    Kyle Rivas/Getty Images The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri, to take on the Missouri Tigers at 4 p.m. The post Vanderbilt vs. Missouri: Live Score and Highlights appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Plane Flies over Michigan vs. Michigan State Game with ‘Keep Brady Hoke’ Banner

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:58 am
    Plane flying over Spartan stadium #spartangameday — Mellissa Lheureux (@zeika) October 25, 2014 The Michigan State Spartans are looking to dominate The post Plane Flies over Michigan vs. Michigan State Game with ‘Keep Brady Hoke’ Banner appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Darko Milanic and Leeds United Part Ways: Latest Details, Analysis and Reaction

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:52 am
    Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images With Leeds United struggling to the tune of an 18th-place standing in the English Football League Championship, Darko Milanic The post Darko Milanic and Leeds United Part Ways: Latest Details, Analysis and Reaction appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Twitter Reacts to Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar vs. Real Madrid

    Distinct Athlete
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    Denis Doyle/Getty Images Ever since Luis Suarez completed his big money move to Barcelona, the world has been waiting to see the The post Twitter Reacts to Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar vs. Real Madrid appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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    Other League

  • Miami Heat 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:37 am
    2013-14 record: 54-28 Key Additions: Shannon Brown, Luol Deng, James Ennis, Danny Granger, Tyler Johnson, Josh McRoberts, Shabazz Napier, Reggie Williams, Shawne Williams Key Departures: Ray Allen, Shane Battier, Michael Beasley, Toney Douglas, Rashard Lewis, LeBron James, James Jones, Greg Oden Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Mario Chalmers SG Dwyane Wade SF Luol Deng PF Josh McRoberts C Chris Bosh Before diving into this preview, I think it’s important to look at the statistical leaders from last year’s team. Points: LeBron James — 27.1 PPG Rebounds: LeBron James — 6.9 RPG…
  • Memphis Grizzlies 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 50-32 Key Additions: Vince Carter, Jarnell Stokes, Jordan Adams Key Departures: James Johnson, Ed Davis, Mike Miller, Jerryd Bayless Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Mike Conley SG Courtney Lee SF Tayshaun Prince PF Zach Randolph C Marc Gasol Last year’s Grizzlies were so tantalizingly close to advancing in the playoffs, but it took one mistimed elbow to one of the league’s most annoying players to give Memphis little chance of making it out of the first round. Now, a year later, they’ve lost a few vital pieces to their team, but they’ve also added guys…
  • Houston Rockets 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 54-28 Key Additions: Trevor Ariza, Jason Terry, Nick Johnson Key Departures: Omer Asik, Omri Casspi, Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG Patrick Beverley SG James Harden SF Trevor Ariza PF Terrence Jones C Dwight Howard There was no doubt coming into the 2014 offseason that the Rockets were going big. Daryl Morey had become convinced that the big three mentality is the way to win,1 so they went all-in on bringing another superstar to town. They went after ‘Melo, but their main target was Chris Bosh, a guy who honestly might have been enough for…
  • Washington Wizards 2014-15 Preview

    Alex Lowe
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    2013-14 record: 44-38 Key Additions: Dejaun Blair, Kris Humphries, Paul Pierce, John Lucas Key Departures: Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker Projected 2014-15 Lineup: PG John Wall SG Bradley Beal SF Paul Pierce PF Nene C Marcin Gortat The Washington Wizards surprised a lot of people last season by finishing with the five seed and then making it out of the first round. But when you look at their starting lineup, it really shouldn’t have been a surprise at all. They had a developing backcourt comprised of two high draft picks,  one of the premier three and D guys on the wing, and a foreign…
  • Can The Edmonton Oilers Turn Their Season Around?

    Robert Gritzer
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:03 am
    After a 3-2 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Edmonton Oilers are 1-4-1. Even though Edmonton got their first win of the season, is it enough to kick start a season that will lead them to their first playoff appearance since the 2005-2006 season when they lost to the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in the Stanley Cup Final? In most cases, getting a win after a lengthy losing streak can possibly turn the course of a season around. This may not be the case for the Edmonton Oilers. For the past several years, I’ve liked the Oilers and have always hoped that they would end their long…
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    The Herd Report's Latest Posts: All Things Buffalo Sports - The Herd Report

  • Los Angeles Kings 2, Buffalo Sabres 0

    Staff Writer
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Los Angeles, CA - Jonathan Quick registered his second shutout of the season and 33rd of his career as the Los Angeles Kings blanked the Buffalo Sabres, 2-0, on Thursday.Quick, who stopped all 29 shots sent his way, passed Rogie Vachon for the most shutouts in franchise history."I think he was solid," Kings coach Darryl Sutter said of Quick. "He made the saves when he had to, covered pucks well, and played the pucks well with his defenseman."Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist and Anze Kopitar also scored for the Kings, who have won five straight on their six-game homestand.The Sabres,…
  • It's Bryce Brown Time!

    Michael Okun
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:36 am
    Well here it is. Bryce Brown has been told that he will play this week against the New York Jets. All I can say is…Finally!I have written in my sports reports how much I like Brown  and how disappointed I was in him not dressing this entire season. Only now with both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller out with injuries, does Marrone feel the need to insert him in the lineup. I cannot figure this out.  DOUG MARRONE ANNOUNCING WHO WILL PLAY AGAINST THE JETS The Herd Report has had this writer touting the talents of Brown from preseason to Present. I am one of the only sports writers to…
  • Buffalo Bills vs. Minnesota Vikings Week 7 Recap

    Michael Okun
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:16 am
    It was a day where Van Miller was going to be inducted on the Bills Wall of Fame and we were all hoping for a game that would honor this special day for the legendary broadcaster. VAN MILLER The Bills kickoff and Ron Brooks makes a great special teams tackle and this one is ready to go. The Bills are more talented than the Vikings and if all goes as forecasted, this one would surely be a win.Vikings rookie quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater is playing his first road game and against one of the best defensive fronts in football, was forecasted at having a long day ahead of him. But…On first down…
  • Bills Backfield Situation

    Kyle Lumsden
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:20 am
    Bryce Brown hasn't played a snap this season, but will look to make an impact Sunday versus the Jets.  Despite a dramatic come from behind victory against the visiting Minnesota Vikings the Buffalo Bills suffered two loses on Sunday. One loss occurred with under a minute to go in the first quarter when 33 year-old veteran Fred Jackson took a handoff and immediately went down in the backfield suffering a groin injury. He was then carted off the field. In the second quarter with the Bills trailing 10-7, we finally saw the agility and speed from Spiller that we’ve been waiting for all…
  • Unnecessary Penalties, on the NFL

    Greg Pokriki
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:27 am
    No matter how much I have ever questioned the National Football League’s off-field integrity and issues, I have always been able to find solace within the game itself. Sports are often seen as a microcosm of society, but also a distraction from it as well. Fans find a reason to forget about their problems within the white lines of a football field, even if it’s just for a few hours on Sunday afternoon.However, recently it seems that when a yellow flag flies within those white lines on that Sunday afternoon, we are reminded of injustice, inconsistency, unexplained choice and a lack of…
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    T20 IPL INDIA 2015

  • IPL 2015 Scheduled To Start On Aril 9 2015 (Season 8)

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:54 am
    The schedule of IPL 2015 is likely begun on Thursday, April 9, 2015. However the full schedule of IPL 8 is yet to be released.  IPL 8 will begin in April 9 next year and will carry on till around 20th May 2015.  This will mean that the players will get around 11 days time between the World Cup final and the beginning of the IPL 8. IPL 8 will also see 8 teams participating to win the trophy. IPL 2015 Scheduled to start on april 9 2015 (Season 8) IPL Chariman, Ranjib Biswal made it clear that the current dispute between the BCCI and WICB won’t affect the participation of players in this…
  • KFC T20 Big Bash league Schedule Fixture 2014-15

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

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

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

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

  • CurrexSole RunFree Review

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

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

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

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

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

  • Royals Redeem Themselves and Take Game Two

    Sarah Davis
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:25 pm
    After Wednesday night’s disappointment, this game was exactly what Royals fans needed to forget about their team’s ugly loss in game one of this series. Like in game one, tonight’s game got off to a rocky start, but after allowing a leadoff home run to former Royal, Gregor Blanco, Ventura settled down. The final run given up by Yordano came in the fourth inning on a Brandon Belt RBI-double. The young rookie finished his night in the sixth inning after allowing Buster Posey and Hunter Pence to reach on singles. Young Yordano ended with a line of 5.1 innings pitched,…
  • Finally Some Competetion!

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

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

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

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

  • Did Richard Sherman Call Roger Goodell After A Murder In Seattle On Sunday?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Become a Faster Athlete and a Better Player

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    13 Aug 2014 | 9:52 pm
    It wasn’t an organised competition, more of a Monday night social hit-out.  
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  • Main Bowling Teknik Spin

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

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

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

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

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

    Brian Rauf
    25 Oct 2014 | 9:03 am
    Titans RB Shonn Greene ArrestedOct 25, 2014 Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested Friday night on a variety of charges, including a handicap parking violation, driving on a revoked/suspended license, reckless driving, and resisting a stop. The incident began when a parking enforcement officer approached Greene after he parked in a handicap spot, in response to which Greene got back into his car, struck the officer’s vehicle, and sped off. The police tried to approach Greene again after they caught up with him in traffic, but Greene sped off again. Police got in touch…
  • Raiders CB D.J. Hayden Set To Make Season Debut On Sunday

    Brian Rauf
    25 Oct 2014 | 8:44 am
    Raiders CB D.J. Hayden Set To Make Season Debut On SundayOct 25, 2014 Oakland has struggled so far this season – they’re the only winless team left in the NFL – but they may be getting a boost coming up this Sunday before their matchup against the Browns. #Raiders plan to activate 2013 first round pick CB DJ Hayden today, I’m told, making him eligible to debut Sunday vs. #Browns — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 25, 2014 Hayden was placed on the physically unable to perform list during training camp due to a hurt foot, which put him out of the Raiders’ first six…
  • VIDEO: Tom Izzo Dresses As Member Of 'KISS' For Michigan State's Midnight Madness

    Brian Rauf
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:59 am
    VIDEO: Tom Izzo Dresses As Member Of 'KISS' For Michigan State's Midnight MadnessOct 25, 2014 Michigan State head basketball coach Tom Izzo has pulled some crazy stunts in years past during the Spartans’ Midnight Madness, but he may have topped himself this time. This year’s theme was ‘Spartan Rock City’, so naturally Izzo donned makeup, dressed up as a member of ‘KISS’, and performed with a cover band.   Izzo entrance at #MSUMadness. He’s the member of KISS on the far right. — Kevin Pauga (@KevinPauga) October 25,…
  • Roy Williams Makes First Comments Following UNC's Academic Fraud Scandal

    Brian Rauf
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:39 am
    Roy Williams Makes First Comments Following UNC's Academic Fraud ScandalOct 25, 2014 North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams spoke publicly Friday night about the latest investigation into the school’s academic fraud case following the Tar Heels 111-58 exhibition victory over Fayetteville State. “We made some mistakes for a long time,” said Williams. “It’s a very sad time for us.” According to an independent report, the university’s AFAM department ran “paper classes” where students didn’t have to show up for class…
  • Instant Reaction: Royals Beat Giants 3-2, Take 2-1 World Series Lead

    Clark Mitchell
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:30 pm
    Instant Reaction: Royals Beat Giants 3-2, Take 2-1 World Series LeadOct 25, 2014 The Kansas City Royals got on the board early in Game 3, turning an Alcides Escobar double into an early 1-0 lead thanks to a Lorenzo Cain RBI groundout off of San Francisco Giants starter Tim Hudson. Hudson and Royals hurler Jeremy Guthrie locked in from there, retiring a combined 20 batters in a row from the bottom of the 2nd into the top of the 6th. The Royals would break up the pitchers’ duel (and chase Hudson) with a couple of insurance runs in the 6th, making it 3-0. San Francisco sliced the gap back…
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  • Premier League Football Week 8 Preview & Betting Tips

    25 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    More winners again last week, after the international football break we get going again with some interesting fixtures and some equally interesting football betting tips from Game of Odds blogger and resident tipster, Cookie.Manchester City v Tottenham This matchup has recently brought us a lot of goals, 30 goals in the last 6, and should make for an interesting early kick off for the Premier League. The goals have been a little one-sided also with City scoring 22 of these 30. Throw into the mix that Spurs have injury questions over keeper Lloris and top scorer Chadli and you wonder if this…
  • Premier League Week 7 Preview & Betting Tips

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:18 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

    25 Oct 2014 | 9:34 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

    25 Oct 2014 | 2:59 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…
  • Championship Week 6 Midweek Preview & Betting Tips

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:02 pm
    After another profitable weekend Cookie takes a look into the midweek Championship Football fixtures, this time with a 12,000 balance available due to the success of weekend bet selections on Game of Odds.Birmingham v Sheffield Wednesday Two teams struggling for wins here, but Birmingham will be disappointed with their poor start to the season. Given the teams they have played, their points tally is poor, and a battle is on for them. Early indications are that Wednesday should be a mid-table side, with a squeak of a playoff place. Lee Novak is a doubt for Birmingham whilst Kieran Lee is a…
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  • Other D2 Football Polls Finally Catching Up to BennettRank

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
    Before the season started, many disagreed with our selection of Minnesota State-Mankato as the number one overall team in D2 Football in our preseason BennettRank. We were blasted on message boards and comment sections by people who said the top spot should belong to reigning D2 Champion Northwest Missouri State. After all, they said, the Bearcats hadn’t lost in 15 games! Surely they had done enough to deserve top-billing going into the season. This Bennett guy is off his rocker.The following is our preseason top five:Preseason BennettRank1. Minnesota State-Mankato 2.
  • UAB Men’s Soccer is Forging a Soccer Powerhouse in Football Country

    Stacey Mickles
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:33 am
    The state of Alabama may be known as the football capital of the South, but the UAB Blazers want the state to also be known as the soccer capital of the South.For the last 23 years, UAB head coach Mike Getman has tried to prove to the rest of the world that Birmingham is more than just a football town; it’s a soccer town as well.The BR-22 Blazers play in tough Conference USA where they currently have a Top 10 team in BR-6 Charlotte.Over the years, Getman has become the media ambassador for UAB Soccer and his efforts have paid off. Because of his hard work over the years, his team has…
  • UW-Parkside Women’s Soccer: Hoping to Put Finishing Touches on Perfect Season

    Dave Royse
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:05 am
    The Rangers of Wisconsin-Parkside head into the last full week of the season still undefeated and with a chance to lock down at least a share of the Great Lakes Valley Conference season title with a win on Friday against the University of Indianapolis.BR-18 UW-Parkside (12-0-2, 10-0-2) moved up two spots in the BennettRank rankings this week to No. 18, following wins over BR-43 Truman State and BR-59 Quincy. The Rangers are winners of five straight now, going back to an Oct. 3 draw with Bellarmine. The only other black mark on the Rangers’ season was a mid-September match against Drury…
  • Colorado Mesa Digging In For Final Stretch Run

    Dana Becker
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:32 pm
    On the heels of a nine-match win streak BR-14 Colorado Mesa appears to be peaking at the right time.The Mavericks (12-2-1) haven’t allowed a goal in their last six wins, outscoring the competition 9-0 over that time. In their 12 victories this year, Colorado Mesa has recorded a clean sheet 10 times.What makes the Mavericks tick? Roy Abergil is a good start, as the redshirt sophomore is coming off a hat trick performance in a 4-0 win over Colorado Christian that moved Mesa one step closer to securing a berth in the Rocky Mountain Conference tournament.Abergil’s performance also…
  • Match of the Week: Florida State and North Carolina Duel for ACC Women’s Soccer Supremacy

    Dave Royse
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:05 pm
    Florida State and North Carolina square off Thursday in a battle of powerhouse teams still unbeaten in Atlantic Coast Conference play, with the top spot in what may be the nation’s toughest league on the line.BR-2 Florida State (14-1-0) is unbeaten as well as untied in seven ACC games, as is BR-6 UNC (10-2-1). The loser of the match not only will drop behind the winner in the conference standings but could even fall behind BR-3 Virginia (14-1-0, 6-1-0) if the Cavs win Thursday at BR-32 Duke (7-7-1, 3-3-1).FSU, the defending ACC Tournament champions and national runners-up last year…
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  • Photos:President Obama Meets And Hugs First Nurse To Contract Ebola In The US

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:06 pm
    United States President Obama yesterday at White House met and hugged nurse Nina Pham, the first person to contractEbola in the US.   Nurse Nina was treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda after contracting Ebola while treating Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan at the Emory University hospital in Texas.  President Obama sent for her and asked for a hug when he heard that Nina is now Ebola free.  Nina's name went viral when she contracted Ebola virus while treating late Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan who later died in his battle with Ebola.
  • Mourinho:Chelsea Trio Have A Little Chance Of Playing Against Manchester United On Sunday

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:54 am
    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed star striker Diego Costa and mid fielders Ramires and John Mikel Obi have a little chance of playing in Chelsea's match against Manchester United on Sunday while Loic Remy is totally out for two or three weeks with injury.  According to Mourinho,he has to wait until tomorrow's training session to take a final decision.  Chelsea will be hoping to maintain their 100 per cent performance in this season's EPL campaign as they face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
  • Ebola:World Olympians Association Alongside Usain Bolt Join The Race In The Fight Against Ebola In Africa

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:29 am
    Usain Bolt has joined fellow Olympian Champion Carl Lewis in the fight against Ebola outbreak in Africa.  Both were involved yesterday in the unveiling of the project termed tagged #TargetEbola which is sponsored by the World Olympians Association(WOA).It has raising fund to help contain Ebola in Sierra Leone as its major aim and also other Ebola afflicted West Africa countries.  The project spearheaded by WOA collaborates with charity organisations like Oxfam and Medisend International, to provide health-care facilities and financial assistance to Sierra Leone and other West…
  • Balotelli Causing Me More Headaches:Rodgers

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:59 am
    Despite Liverpool's 3-0 loss to Real Madrid last night,Mario Balotelli went ahead to swap shirts with Pepe in the tunnels.  The striker who has scored only 1 goal in 10 matches since his summer move to Anfield from AC Milan is causing his manager headaches with his troublesome character and poor displays.He was later substituted at half-time.  Rodgers speaking on Balotelli's shirt swaps and the reason for his substitution said:"We had an incident with a player last year (Mamadou Sakho swapped shirts with Samuel Eto'o during the 2-1 defeat at Chelsea last December) and that was…
  • Photos:Pregnant Kate Middleton Shows Off Her Baby Bump

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Bobby Bernstein
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:31 pm
    The UFC has suspended light heavyweight fighter Anthony Johnson indefinitely following allegations of domestic abuse and a restraining order that has been filed against him, preventing him from contact with the mother of his two children. According to Bloody Elbow, A report surfaced early Friday alleging threats and abuse from Johnson. The mother of his two children (we don’t know her name, sorry) gave a statement to police alleging that “Rumble” Johnson hit her in the face and knocked out two of her teeth, and detailed numerous verbal altercations. The UFC will use a…
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  • Highlights Delhi Dynamos vs Chennaiyin FC {Match Day 12, Live Streaming, Prediction}

    ISL Official
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:11 am
    Highlights Delhi Dynamos vs Chennaiyin FC  Match Day 12, Live Streaming, Prediction: Indian Super League is becoming interesting day by day. And today’s match is going to one of the best match of ISL, because both teams are unbeaten and they are also strong indeed. Delhi Dynamos vs Chennaiyin FC Live Streaming   Delhi Dynamos vs Chennaiyin FC Live Streaming, Live Score  Mangers Harm van Veldhoven and Marco Materazzi: Delhi are seem to be one of the strong team, managers tactics, team management. Last two matches they had drawn, but tactically they are strong.On other side Chennai had…
  • Happy New Year Second (2nd) Day Box Office Collection Income Report

    25 Oct 2014 | 3:26 am
    Happy New Year Second Box Office Collection After the Grand Opening Day Collection of Happy New Year Movie starrer Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachan collects over 40 Crore on First Day Diwali Blockblaster movie Directed by Farah Khan produced by Shahrukh khan, now people having eyes on What will be Happy New Year Second Day Box Office Collection its decide a movie category because, First Day Box office Collection is depend on pre booking and trust of fans towards the favorite hero, 75% earning on First day is of watching movie First Day First show or pre booking to watch movie…
  • HNY 1st Day Collection Made SRK King | Happy New Year Box Office Collection

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:08 pm
    Happy New Year Box Office Collection | Happy New Year 1st Day Collection | HNY Box Office Collection – You might be waiting to know that what’s happening with HNY film of SRK so here we bring you publics and critics response for the film along with box office collection net Earning report. First let me tell you about the film. HNY is short name of Happy New Year film and has been produced by Gauri Khan and produced by Farah Khan even they story of the film has been written by her. Star Cast of the HYN film is Shahrukh Khan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone.
  • {Live Streaming Mumbai FC vs NorthEast United} ISL at Star Sports, Live, Online Watch

    ISL Official
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:20 am
    Star sports Indian super league match 11 Live Streaming Mumbai FC vs NorthEast United: This match is min away from kick off at the DY Patil Stadium here in Mumbai. The action in this match is expected to high. According to our survey of the Indian Super League So far we have found that people of India want something more from the players. It has been came to notice that about 20 % of the crowd in Metro city which are mostly youngster follow European football very much, those young lads wants a reason to watch ISL. They have been very impress with the performance of the Indian Super League…
  • North East United vs Mumbai FC { Match 11} Prediction, Lineups, News

    ISL Official
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:01 am
    North East United vs Mumbai FC  Match 11 Prediction, Lineups, News the match is going to held at the DY Patil stadium, Mumbai. The last match on the stadium was against the FC pune. The tickets of the match have been sold out, as their is diwali vacation going on in the whole country. The Northeast united had a draw in their previous match Against the FG Goa. This is the 3rd match of the Mumbai city & same for the northeast united, the northeast united will play their first match away from their home. North East United vs Mumbai FC { Match 11} Prediction, Lineups, News Mumbai FC…
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  • {Match 12th} Delhi Dynamos FC VS Chennaiyin FC ISL Live Score, Squad

    25 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    {Match 12th} Delhi Dynamos FC VS Chennaiyin FC ISL Live Score and Squad: The Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The (ISL) Indian Super League Match 12th is going to play on 24th October, 2014 between Mumbai City FC VS NorthEast United. In this League total eight teams are take part in it, all Indian Super League teams are Pune football team – FC Pune City, Kolkata football team – Atletico de Kolkata, Kochi football team – Kerala Blasters, Guwahati football team – North East United, Mumbai football team – Mumbai City FC, Chennai football…
  • {~Watch~} Delhi Dynamos FC VS Chennaiyin FC ISL Match 12 Live Telecast

    25 Oct 2014 | 5:31 am
    {~Watch~} Delhi Dynamos FC VS Chennaiyin FC ISL Match 12 Live Telecast: On 12th October, 2014 Hero Indian Super League was started. The 12th ISL Match will play between Delhi Dynamos FC VS Chennaiyin FC. In this football tournament total eight teams are participating and all the ISL teams belongs to different cities of India. The Indian Super League teams are Mumbai football team – Mumbai City FC, Kolkata football team – Atletico de Kolkata, Kochi football team – Kerala Blasters, Delhi football team – Delhi Dynamos FC, Pune football team – FC Pune City, Guwahati…
  • {Watch*} Mumbai City FC Vs NorthEast United ISL Match Highlights Video, Result

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:18 pm
    {Watch*} Mumbai City FC Vs NorthEast United ISL Match Highlights Video and Result: The Hero Indian Super League Matches was started on October 12th, 2014. All the Hero ISL Match are very excited, as this type of tournament played first time in India. The Indian Super League Match 11th played between Mumbai City FC Vs NorthEast United. In Hero Indian Super League total 8 team from different cities of India are take part in it. The ISL Teams are from Kolkata, Goa, Kochi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Delhi and Guwahati. If you are searching for Mumbai City FC Vs NorthEast United ISL Highlights Video…
  • {Watch*} FC Goa VS Atletico de Kolkata ISL Match Highlights Video, Result

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:48 am
    {Watch*} FC Goa VS Atletico de Kolkata ISL Match Highlights Video and Result: The Hero Indian Super League Matches was started on October 12th, 2014. All the Hero ISL Match are very excited, as this type of tournament played first time in India. The Indian Super League Match 10th played between FC Goa VS Atletico de Kolkata. In Hero Indian Super League total 8 team from different cities of India are take part in it. The ISL Teams are from Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Kochi and Guwahati. If you are searching for FC Goa VS Atletico de Kolkata ISL Highlights Video and also FC Goa…
  • [Match 11] Mumbai City FC VS NorthEast United ISL Live Score, Updates, Squad

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    [Match 11] Mumbai City FC VS NorthEast United ISL Live Score, Updates and Squad: The Indian Super League Match was started on October 12th, 2014. The (ISL) Indian Super League Match 11th is going to play on 24th October, 2014 between Mumbai City FC VS NorthEast United. In this League total eight teams are take part in it, all Indian Super League teams are Pune football team – FC Pune City, Kolkata football team – Atletico de Kolkata, Kochi football team – Kerala Blasters, Guwahati football team – North East United, Mumbai football team – Mumbai City FC, Chennai…
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  • Underwater Photography and Videography Workshops with Freedom Divers

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

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

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

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

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

  • The need for the top-three to be better

    25 Oct 2014 | 7:09 am
    Through the first seven games of the season, the Rangers have tread water with a 4-3 record. Considering the injuries to Derek Stepan and Dan Boyle, that’s what most had hoped for. These are two significant injuries that compound the issue of significant roster turnover from last year. Those that have been with the club […] The post The need for the top-three to be better appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • The Slava Voynov arrest fiasco

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    LA Kings’ defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested early Monday morning on charges of domestic violence, a story that unfortunately made more headlines than your average NHL story. Voynov has been suspended indefinitely pending the investigation, which came after his girlfriend was rushed to the hospital with injuries. Of course, when something heinous happens, it’s very […] The post The Slava Voynov arrest fiasco appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • New lines from practice: Duclair back in

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:11 am
    Per the team Twitter, coach Alain Vigneault has some new lines at practice, with Anthony Duclair sliding back in on the third line. Ryan Malone is the extra skater: Chris Kreider-Kevin Hayes-Rick Nash Mats Zuccarello-Derick Brassard-Martin St. Louis Anthony Duclair-Dominic Moore-Carl Hagelin Tanner Glass-Chris Mueller-Lee Stempniak There were no changes to the defensive pairings. The post New lines from practice: Duclair back in appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • Building a better goaltending statistic

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:35 am
    Over the past few years, the debate has grown more intense about the validity and reliance on #fancystats. The concept of quantifying the game has been a theme we have run with around here, albeit with the conceit that there is no perfect, all-knowing stat that can be universally relied upon to demonstrate a player’s […] The post Building a better goaltending statistic appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
  • What’s best for Kevin Hayes?

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:27 am
    With Derek Stepan only three compulsory games away from a return to the Rangers lineup and Derick Brassard firmly entrenched as the Rangers second line center, questions have already begun to surface about what will be best for Kevin Hayes’ development. Hayes has had a fairly promising start to his NHL career amid difficult circumstances. […] The post What’s best for Kevin Hayes? appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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  • US-Racing – Martinsville: Johnson auf eine Runde, Gordon bei Longrun vorn

    25 Oct 2014 | 11:22 am
    25. Oktober 2014 – 19:00 Uhr ( – Die beiden Samstagstrainings zum Goody’s Fast Relief Shot 500 auf dem Halbmeilen-Oval in Martinsville sind ohne nennenswerte Zwischenfälle über die Bühne gegangen. Im Vormittagstraining, das bei einer Außentemperatur von gerade einmal acht Grad Celsius über die Bühne ging, markierte der nicht mehr im Titelkampf mitmischende Vorjahreschampion Jimmie Johnson (Hendrick-Chevrolet) in 19.318 Sekunden (98,023 Meilen pro Stunde) die Tagesbestzeit, gefolgt von Hendrick-Teamkollege Jeff Gordon, Martin Truex Jr.
  • Bode Chef im Werder- Aufsichtsrat

    25 Oct 2014 | 11:19 am
    Marco Bode war selbst Profi bei Werder Bremen(Copyright: getty) Ex-Nationalspieler Marco Bode ist wie erwartet zum neuen Aufsichtsratsvorsitzenden des krisengeplagten Tabellenletzten Werder Bremen gewählt worden. Der 45-Jährige tritt die Nachfolge von Willi Lemke an, der seinen Abschied zuvor angekündigt hatte. Bode wurde am Samstagnachmittag einstimmig zum Chef des Aufsichtsrates gewählt. Dies gab der SV Werder am Abend bekannt. Am Samstagmittag hatten die Hanseaten Trainer Robin Dutt (49) einen Tag nach dem 0:1 gegen Aufsteiger 1. FC Köln den Laufpass gegeben. Nachfolger ist zunächst…
  • Ronaldo trifft, Messi enttäuscht: Real lässt Barca keine Chance im Clásico

    25 Oct 2014 | 11:16 am
    Sport Cristiano Ronaldo bejubelt seinen Treffer zum 1:1.(Foto: AP) Samstag, 25. Oktober 2014 Real Madrid entscheidet das Gigantentreffen in der Primera Division für sich – und bringt dem FC Barcelona die erste Saisonniederlage bei. Dabei legen die Katalanen einen Blitzstart hin, doch Real lässt sich nicht beeindrucken. Toni Kroos bereitet einen Treffer vor. Real Madrid mit Weltmeister Toni Kroos hat den Clásico gegen den FC Barcelona gewonnen und den Abstand auf den Erzrivalen an der Tabellenspitze auf einen Punkt verkürzt. Der spanische Fußball-Rekordmeister siegte im Topspiel des…
  • NBA: Steve Nash: The Great Gatsby

    25 Oct 2014 | 11:07 am
    Er kam als Nobody, und geht als Legende. Wie Nash in Dallas zum Star wurde und in Phoenix zum Organisator des Run’n’Gun-Chaos. Und wie er überall seine Spuren hinterließ. – NBA
  • Rallye – Volkswagen-Doppelführung vor Finaltag in Spanien

    25 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
    25. Oktober 2014 – 19:33 Uhr Sebastien Ogier verteidigte seine Führung bei der Rallye Spanien © Volkswagen ( – Das Duell der Drift-Giganten steht bei der Rallye Spanien vor dem großen Finale. Volkswagen geht mit einer komfortablen Doppelführung in die abschließenden 72,06 Kilometer des zwölften Saisonlaufs zur Rallye-Weltmeisterschaft (WRC). Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia verteidigten mit dem Polo R WRC ihren Vorsprung auf ihre direkten Konkurrenten um den Rallye-Sieg und WM-Titel, Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila. Mit 1:4 Bestzeiten ging das Duell…
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  • Barcelona - The 2008 Revival or a False Dawn?

    25 Oct 2014 | 2:29 am
    FC Barcelona [Photo Credit: Zimbio]Last night saw Barcelona ease past Ajax in a 3-1 victory, but is this the Barca of old or is this the team which has struggled when the going gets tough again? At half time it would seem as though Barca were back to the best, having cruised into a 2-0 lead through goals from Neymar and Messi. They missed a host of chances too - Iniesta saw his chip saved after a surging run and Pedro crashed a low drive of the post. The second goal was Barca at their best; Iniesta picked up the ball, turned and picked an exquisite pass to Messi whose control was immaculate…
  • Why always me ? Ba-lamed!

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:10 am
    Mario BalotelliAre fans angry at the shirt swapping or the fact the score line was 3-0 and Mario swapped shirt having contributed next to nothing or both. It reminds me of how incensed Arsenal fans were about Andre Santos swapping shirts with Robin van Persie in 2012, a game Arsenal went on to lose 2-1. Was Balotelli so out of touch with reality he just acted without thinking? Last season Rodgers wasn't too happy after Sakho did the same against Chelsea.Lay off off Balotelli! Its tough enough to fill the huge boots left by Luis Suarez. Give him time to grow in them at least. The Italian…
  • Indian Footballer dies during goal celebration!

    23 Oct 2014 | 12:23 am
    Peter Biaksangzuala died from injuries suffered in his goal celebrationsBethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala lost his fight for survival after he suffered a fatal injury while celebrating his goal. It has been a sad day for Mizoram football and the demise of the footballer shook his teammates, footballers and fans alike all over Mizoram. Peter's club Bethlehem Vengthlang FC will retire his jersey no. 21.On Sunday at around 7:00 am in Aizawl Civil Hospital, Peter was pronounced dead five days after that fateful night while playing for his team in the Mizoram Premier League.
  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their CountryThere are many strange quirks of football, particularly when it comes to the relationship between domestic and international sides. There are countless instances of truly great players barely getting a run in the national side throughout their careers. English managers have been particularly culpable for this over the years. For a startling example take this; Matt Le Tissier, Robbie Fowler, Andy Cole and Kevin Phillips together amassed over 1,000 goals in their careers, yet combined, they pulled on the 3 Lions shirt fewer times than…
  • Top 5 Players Never To Have Been Capped By Their Country - 2

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Delio Onnis2. Delio OnnisItalian born Argtentine stiker, Delio Onnis has been the French League’s top scorer ever since he hung up his boots in 1986. Onnis amassed an incredible 299 goals in a 15 year career in France, playing for Stade Reims, Tours FC, SC Toulon and most notably AS Monaco between 1973 and 1980. His unbeaten haul in French football is made all the more impressive given (Monaco excluded) all his clubs were relegation candidates during his time with them. Even Monaco slipped into the second division in the 76/77 season. But 30 goals from their leading man propelled them back…
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  • Vikings’ Offensive Line Holding Back Bridgewater, McKinnon

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

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

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

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

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:22 pm
    The Prof speaks of light and of waves, And of how little atoms behave. But I’d rather be taught The tricks of the twat, And why or why not one would shave. This exam will require more thought, And that’s bad as it seems I’ve forgot All the stuff the prof said – It’s all gone from my head But it’s not like I miss it a lot.
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  • Formula One: Caterham and Marussia set to miss US Grand Prix as three-car team debate resurfaces!

    Jordan Groves
    25 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed today that both Caterham and Marussia will not race in the United States Grand Prix next weekend at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas. Both teams are understood to be in extreme financial difficulty. It emerged earlier this week that in the wake of Caterham going into administration, Ecclestone has given special dispensation for the team to miss both the USA and Brazilian rounds of this season with a possible return cited for the final round in Abu Dhabi. Caterham staff have been advised not to return to work until a deal to sell the Leafield-based team has…
  • MotoGP: Rossi, Lorenzo kick off in rain soaked Sepang circuit

    Emanuele Venturoli
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:38 am
    Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi got their first laps in around the Sepang International Circuit under very mixed conditions today as they prepare for this weekend’s Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Lorenzo successfully kicked off the third and last overseas Grand Prix weekend during the sunny morning session. The Majorcan rider spent his first stint finding a good dry set up before posting a best lap of 2’01.416 in his second stint, just 0.037 seconds off the fastest pace. Teammate Rossi also was quick to find a solid pace around the Malaysian track over the…
  • MotoGP riders and fans remember Marco Simoncelli

    Sophie Riga
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:51 am
    Yesterday three years ago, the MotoGP had to suffer one of it’s biggest losses of all time. Marco Simoncelli died after a crash at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. The italian with the infamous haircut was one of the most valued and most popular riders in the paddock, because of his outgoing, sociable and funny way. He was friends with lots of riders, but the strongest bond connected him with his fellow countrymen Valentino Rossi. The nine-time world champion makes sure to always remember his close friend at the San Marino Grand Prix in Misano. The “Misano World…
  • MotoGP: Marquez, Pedrosa debut MotoGP machine in Indonesia

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

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

    25 Oct 2014 | 3:34 am
    The Kalenji Play Jacket- who, when, what, how? As a sports advisor on the Running department at Decathlon Sheffield, I had been keeping my eye open for a winter running jacket which would stand out from the flock of typical designs this year. After trying and testing the Kalenji Play running jacket, I was not disappointed; the following blog will hopefully explain why it will stand as the principle part of my cold weather running attire for the forthcoming winter season. Who is it suitable for? The jacket is suitable for runners of a range of standards. Whilst the expectations of those…
  • Reebok is coming to Decathlon

    25 Oct 2014 | 3:33 am
    Reebok is coming to Decathlon Reebok exercise equipment is a popular choice for many, simply because it’s a well known brand in the fitness industry. If they can make good running shoes and apparel then surely their exercise machines must be worth a go? Many gym goers will have used Reebok commercial models and bought their home models only to be disappointed – But here’s the reasoning – they were made under license by a different company, meaning there have been a number of problems in the past with poor components and quality of the build. However, the more recent models are…
  • 3 Layer Concept: Layering Up For Winter

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:21 am
    3 Layer Concept: Layering Up For Winter With the weather getting colder and colder as winter arrives, it’s becoming more important each day to have the correct layering system to keep you warm during the everyday grind or when pursuing your sporting passions. This blog will aim to outline the correct way to layer up for the cold whether you are tackling the daily commute or skiing down a mountain high in the Alps. First Layer The aim of your first layer of clothing is to wick away moisture creating a loft of air that provides the first layer of insulation. If this moisture is not wicked…
  • Carbohydrate Loading: Enhancing Aerobic Performance

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:41 am
    Carbohydrate Loading: Enhancing Aerobic Performance What is Carbohydrate Loading? The aim of Carbohydrate loading is to increase the body’s limited stores of glycogen, ultimately increasing endurance performance. As exercise intensity increases, the rate of glycogen use also increases. Endurance events longer in duration will also increase the amount of glycogen used. The majority of glycogen is stored within skeletal muscle: ~300 – ~600 g depending on fat free muscle mass, equating to ~1200 – ~2400 kcal. Glycogen is also stored within the liver: ~80 – ~110g, equating to…
  • Could we adapt Paris’ kids cycle hire scheme in the UK?

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:17 am
    Paris recently extended its popular Velib cycle hire scheme to target an entirely new audience with entirely new bikes. The French cousin to London’s “Boris bikes” now includes 300 children’s bikes based at locations around their capital. Could we have the same scheme in the UK? Play in traffic? Before parents panic, the Parisian P’tit Velib scheme doesn’t see new children’s docking stations along the Champs Elysées. Instead, new hire locations are all based in parks or adjacent to other traffic-free areas – such as on the banks of the Seine.
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  • VIDEO: Damian Lillard drops a freestyle rap on Conan

    Jim Racalto
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:26 pm
    Jim Racalto Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is already known for his explosive play on the court, and keen sense of fashion. Well, his talents don’t stop there. Lillard stopped by the late-night TBS show “Conan” to talk about various subjects. However, the most impressive part was when Lillard said that he’s been rapping since […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • LeBron James blames media over Kevin Love comment

    Jason Whitney
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:12 pm
    Jason Whitney Kevin Love is experiencing his first overreaction from the media now that he is part of the Cleveland Cavaliers. This surely won’t be the last of it, either. Recently, Love expressed his concern over the lack of touches he is receiving inside and said he isn’t accustomed to starting the game off on the perimeter. […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • Michele Beadle has a birthday to remember while shedding tears on TV

    Jason Whitney
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:35 pm
    Jason Whitney ESPN’s popular sports reporter Michele Beadle celebrated turning 39 years old yesterday and her former employer made sure it was one to remember. Beadle started her career off as an intern and later a reporter for the San Antonio Spurs. Well, Gregg Popovich and the Spurs organization didn’t forget this and decided to help out […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • Twitterworld: Overreaction Thursday Night Football!

    LeRoyMcConnell III
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:54 pm
    LeRoyMcConnell III It’s OVER REACTION THURSDAY once again and we will go around the NFL twitter world and list some of the most outrageous quotes from the AFC rival Denver Broncos hosting the San Diego Chargers.  These two teams are battling for AFC West title! I’m nervous to watch my injury-plagued @Chargers tonight but seeing Don Cheadle […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
  • Kevin Love thanks fans “for six great years,” and also for not burning his jersey

    Jason Whitney
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:15 pm
    Jason Whitney Kevin Love reflected on his busy summer in an essay that was published via Derek Jeter’s Players Tribune website. In the essay, Love talked about his time in Minnesota and how much grew up during his tenure with Timberwolves. In addition, Love said he wanted to go to the Timberwolves out of college and enjoyed “six great […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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  • Royals Survive Giants Late Rally And Take A 2-1 Series Lead

    Rohtas Wadera
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:35 pm
    DUNK360 The Kansas City Royals continue to play their underdog role to perfection as they continue to win close game after close game. The Royals have gotten to the World Series thanks to some lights out defense in the  field, clutch hitting at the plate and a lockdown bullpen to top it all off. The Royals got off to a great start after Alcides Escobar hit a double off the first pitch of the game. Escobar would score in the first first inning and the Royals added two more in the 6th thanks to RBIs from Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer. The Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie seemed to be…
  • USWNT Clinches World Cup Berth After Exacting Revenge On Mexico

    Rohtas Wadera
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:58 pm
    DUNK360 The United States Women’s national soccer team continued their dominance over world soccer after a 3-0 drubbing of Mexico in the CONCACAF tournament semifinal. The United States didn’t have one of their best players in Alex Morgan but they were never going to need her anyway which means Morgan can get some rest. It was a Carli Lloyd double that fueled the United States women to victory, she headed in a goal in the 8th minute off a great cross from Tobin Heath and converted a PK in the 30th minute. This match along with the rest of the qualifying campaign has been a breeze…
  • Aaron Rodgers Puts A Ring On Olivia Munn: Here Are Her Sexiest Pics To Explain Why

    Kaitlin Stevens
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:32 pm
    DUNK360 OK – so they aren’t actually engaged. But, the Green Bay Packer’s quarterback did spend a pretty penny on his actress girlfriend with this large oval emerald vintage ring he gifted her. At least he’s on the right path! It was a thoughtful gift, too. Olivia wore it for a premiere and wouldn’t stop gushing about it, so he surprised her with it. How sweet! If I were Rodgers, I would lock Ms. Munn down immediately. I imagine it’s hard to get tired of waking up to this everyday.   More where that came from. Check out a few more “reasons”…
  • Luis Suarez Frustrated By Biting Questions Before ‘El Classico’ Matchup

    Rohtas Wadera
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:19 pm
    DUNK360 Luis Suarez has been a highly scrutinized men and one of the more polarizing figures in the world of sport. His biting incidents are well documented, the most recent being at the last World Cup in Brazil when he chomped on Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder. With the new era of social media being stronger and stronger combined with Suarez biting on the world stage with everyone watching turned him into a villain. After serving his 8 match ban he will finally get the chance to move on, a new place, a new team and fresh new start. He will suit up and most likely be a sub in…
  • Brooklyn Nets Trade Marquis Teague to Philadelphia 76ers

    Shaun Brown
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:35 pm
    DUNK360 Not exactly a blockbuster, but the Brooklyn Nets have traded Guard Marquis Teague to the Philadelphia 76ers for Point Guard Casper Ware and a 2nd round pick in 2019. Teague, the younger brother of Atlanta Hawks Point Guard Jeff Teague has been sort of a journeyman for much of his young NBA career. After being drafted by the Chicago Bulls he spent considerable time in the Developmental League before being called back up by the Bulls and ultimately traded to the Nets. However after helping Kentucky win the 2012 national championship scouts had heavy praise for the young Point Guard.
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  • Money not enough for Maddon

    Jake B
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:05 pm
    Talk about shocking news. Friday, the Tampa Bay Rays announced that Joe Maddon decided to opt-out of his contract. He will not return as the Rays manager in 2015. Less than two weeks ago, Maddon said he is a Ray and wants to remain with the Rays. Well, apparently not. Reports say that the Rays offered him a significant raise, but Maddon turned it down. He’s now available for any other team that wants him. He’s one of the best managers in baseball, so he should have no problem becoming a manager elsewhere. It seemed like the departure of their general manager Andrew Friedman for…
  • Odds to Win Super Bowl at Week 8 of NFL Season

    23 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    As the NFL gears up for Week 8 and the unofficial halfway point of the season, there are a few teams distancing themselves from the pack in terms of records. This is reflected by oddsmakers like Vegas Insider in their current odds to win the Super Bowl.   Heading into a pivotal Thursday Night Football matchup with the San Diego Chargers (5-2), the Denver Broncos (5-1) look like the class of the NFL. Vegas Insider currently lists the Broncos as the prohibitive favorite to win the Super Bowl at 3-1. A tough road loss to reigning Super Bowl champs Seattle is the only blemish on the…
  • NFL Week 8 picks

    Jake B
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Lions (5-2) @ Falcons (2-5) The Falcons are a joke this year. The Lions defense has been phenomenal. Easy one here. PICK: LIONS Bills (4-3) @ Jets (1-6) The Bills are without both their running backs and are reaching down on the depth chart. The Jets have continued losing games by one possession. They bring in Percy Harvin. That and the fact Gang Green is home will be the difference in this one. PICK: JETS Ravens (5-2) @ Bengals (3-2-1) This Ravens team is better than some people are giving them credit for. The Bengals have not been good without A.J. Green. It’s hard to see him play…
  • Royals with renewed life heading to San Francisco

    Jake B
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:18 am
    The Royals had not experienced a loss in October in 29 years going into Game 1 of the 2014 World Series. Well, they did experience a whole lot of losing in that time span, just not in the playoffs….because they never made it. Game 1 on Tuesday, the Royals and the loyal Kansas City fans finally were hit with reality. The Giants defeated them handedly 7-1 thanks to yet another dominant postseason performance by lefty Madison Bumgarner. That essentially set up what many called a must-win Game 2 at Kauffman Stadium Wednesday. Going to San Francisco down 2-0 with three games coming on the…
  • Champions League, Matchday 3, Full Time Report

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:04 pm
    After a dizzying display of goal-scoring prowess in Tuesday’s Champions League fixtures, Wednesday’s matches delivered only a fraction of the drama and intrigue.   Real Madrid appeared poised to equal the seven-goal feats of Bayern Munich and Shakhtar Donetsk (7-1 and 7-nil winners on Tuesday, respectively) after scoring three in the first half at Anfield (Cristiano Ronaldo with a scintillating finish and Karim Benzema with a brace). But without injured Gareth Bale, Los Galacticos took their foot off the gas in the second half and coasted to a 3-nil victory over an…
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