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  • Encore? Wambach planning to play at '16 Games - TOP
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    Encore? Wambach planning to play at '16 Games
  • Nobody is taking the Troy Tulowitzki trade harder than this guy.

    Tom Ley
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:28 am
    Nobody is taking the Troy Tulowitzki trade harder than this guy. (Warning: contains Garth Brooks lyrics) [Purple Row].Read more...
  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 20

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:41 am
    Kyle Busch's dominance continued as he won the Brickyard 400, his third consecutive win. Busch's four wins tie him with Jimmie Johnson for the most this season. As Busch nears Chase eligibility, Kevin Harvick maintains the lead in the points.
  • Brady vows to fight on; Kraft says he regrets not doing so (Yahoo Sports)

    Yahoo Sports - Top News
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:25 am
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension Wednesday, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to ''believe and unequivocally support'' the three-time Super Bowl MVP. ''It is completely incomprehensible to me that the league continues to take steps to disparage one of its all-time great players, and a man for whom I have the utmost respect,'' Kraft said. Taking the podium a day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld Brady's suspension, Kraft said he didn't fight the team's penalty - a $1 million fine and the loss of…
  • Cops beef up security at Goodell's NE home

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    29 Jul 2015 | 11:34 am
    Cops beef up security at Goodell's NE home
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  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 20

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

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

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

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

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

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:34 am
    The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block. The flag is one of 19 items in ''The Jim Craig 'Miracle on Ice' Collection,'' which also includes Craig's Olympic gold medal, the jersey he wore against the vaunted Soviet Union and in the gold-medal win against Finland.
  • Redskins, LB Kerrigan agree to multi-year contract extension (Yahoo Sports)

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:28 am
    Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has agreed to a multi-year contract extension with the Washington Redskins on the eve of training camp. Kerrigan, a first-round draft pick out of Purdue in 2011, has started all 64 games in his four-year career with Washington, totaling 38 sacks, 15 forced fumbles and two interceptions - both returned for touchdowns. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound Kerrigan ranked second in the NFC last season with a career-high 13.5 sacks for the Redskins, who went 4-12 and finished last in their division for the sixth time in seven years.
  • Rays' Archer loses no-hit bid on 1-out infield single in 7th (Yahoo Sports)

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:05 am
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's Chris Archer lost his perfect game bid with one out in the seventh inning when Jose Iglesias reached on an infield single.
  • Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight (Yahoo Sports)

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:45 am
    Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry returned to the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field Wednesday, just eight months after a cancer diagnosis threatened to derail his career. Berry walked down the long hill from the locker room to the practice fields at Missouri Western State University, wearing his familiar No. 29 and with his helmet in hand. ''He looked pretty good out here with the work that he had,'' Chiefs coach Andy Reid said.
  • Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president (Yahoo Sports)

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:12 am
    Platini, the UEFA president and a FIFA vice president, wrote to member federations in Europe on Wednesday that he will stand in the election and counts on their support. The FIFA election is on Feb. 26. ''There are times in life when you have to take your destiny into your own hands,'' wrote Platini, who turned 60 last month.
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  • Today's starting lineups: July 29

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:29 am
    Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
  • Rumor roundup: Price attracting contenders

    Andrew Simon
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:03 am
    The Dodgers began Wednesday by closing in on a deal with the Marlins for right-handed pitcher Mat Latos and first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse. But as Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Deadline approaches, many other rumors are flying as well. Here is a look at the latest, centering on David Price.
  • Kershaw a potential scratch from start

    Ken Gurnick
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:02 am
    Clayton Kershaw might be scratched from his scheduled start for the Dodgers on Wednesday night because of a sore hip or glute muscle.
  • Dodgers close to getting Latos, Morse from Miami

    Ken Gurnick
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:46 am
    The Dodgers are close to acquiring Marlins starting pitcher Mat Latos, outfielder Michael Morse and a competitive balance Draft pick for three Minor League pitchers, a source told Joe Frisaro of
  • Yanks rally, score 21 runs in rout of Rangers

    Bryan Hoch and T.R. Sullivan
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:49 pm
    The Yankees, down five runs after the first, scored 11 runs in the top of the second inning and went on to a 21-5 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night. The Yankees' 19 hits included Chris Young's second grand slam of the year.
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  • DeVante Parker to start camp on Dolphins' PUP list

    Wesseling, Chris
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:49 am
    The Dolphins placed DeVante Parker on the active/PUP list on Wednesday. The wideout had foot surgery last month. Find out who else was placed the list.
  • Redskins sign Ryan Kerrigan to 5-year extension

    Patra, Kevin
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:40 am
    The Washington Redskins inked outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan to a 5-year, $57.5 million extension Wednesday. The team's best pass rusher was entering the final year of his deal.
  • Pete Carroll on SB loss: You'll never know the pain

    Orr, Conor
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:09 am
    Pete Carroll opens up about his Super Bowl loss pain and how he's trying to move on from it. Find out what else the Seahawks coach had to say.
  • Kam Chancellor wants more money, could hold out

    Patra, Kevin
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:19 am
    Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor wants a raise and could hold out of the team's training camp. The hard-hitting safety is the latest Seahawks player to ask for more money.
  • Gosder Cherilus to visit Buffalo Bills

    Sessler, Marc
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:09 am
    Gosder Cherilus was released by the Colts over the weekend, but he might not be on the unemployment line for too long. Ian Rapoport reported the offensive lineman will visit the Bills on Wednesday.
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  • Tim Tebow is Shirtless and Starring in America's Must-See Workout of the Year

    Stephen Douglas
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:05 pm
    .@TimTebow finishing the summer strong @pep_az. Great work! #relentless — PEP (@pep_az) July 27, 2015 Tim Tebow worked out at a super-fancy gym in Arizona recently. The gym posted video of Tebow doing this state-of-the-art exercise on Twitter. It’s like a combination of the made-up workouts we see at chain fitness places from time to time. You know, with less pizza involved. If this is how hard Tebow works when he’s not playing football, can you imagine what his routine looked like during his playing days? Tim Tebow’s Offseason Workout Is Something…
  • Maine Newspaper Accidentally Gives Out Too Much Information About Roger Goodell's Summer House

    Jason McIntyre
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:38 am
    A newspaper in Maine reported that police had been notified to keep an eye on Roger Goodell’s beach home following Tuesday’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s four game suspension, but may have given out too much information about the commish’s summer palace. The Press Herald could have left the description as “Prout’s Neck” and “Scarborough,” but strangely added the name of the street – not thinking, or perhaps not noticing – that the street only has three houses. One house is for sale. The other isn’t on the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Why Are the Yankees Good Again, But Why Doesn't It Piss Me Off?

    Mike Cardillo
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    Let’s begin this baseball post with a quick statement of fact: The New York Yankees, as of Wednesday morning, are 57-42 and own a seven-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. Now let’s jump ahead and offer up a bold opinion: the Yankees two-year playoff drought will end this October. (If you insist I must show my work, FanGraphs rates New York with a 95 percent chance to make the postseason.) The reasons for the Yankees’ revival is fairly straightforward: New York is second in homers (133) and runs scored (477). Amazingly, Stephen Drew has…
  • Luis Suarez Scored Spectacular Chip Goal Against Chelsea

    Ty Duffy
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:50 am
    Barcelona and Chelsea are back to North America for more cash in the International Champions Cup. They drew 2-2 in Washington D.C. last night, with the Catalans winning 4-2 on penalties. This goal from Luis Suarez was definitely a highlight. Suarez would be everyone’s favorite player, if it weren’t for the racism, the biting, and the unrepentant cheating.
  • Rory McIlroy Will Miss WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, PGA Championship is Next

    Michael Shamburger
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:25 am
    Rory McIlroy, who injured himself playing soccer before The Open Championship, will miss the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. According to Golf Digest, McIlroy notified tournament officials on Wednesday morning that he won’t be at the event. McIlroy won the Bridgestone in 2014 and went on to win the PGA Championship. This isn’t a great sign for McIlroy heading into the PGA Championship at Whistling Straights. Without the tune-up, or a tournament since the U.S. Open, will McIlroy be able to fend off Jordan Spieth (who missed the cut in his first two PGA appearances), Jason Day, and…
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  • Bears | Kevin White to go on PUP list

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:18 pm
    Chicago Bears rookie WR Kevin White (shin) will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to general manager Ryan Pace.
  • Panthers | Jerricho Cotchery may be on bubble

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:52 am
    Carolina Panthers WR Jerricho Cotchery may have to compete for a roster spot during training camp because of the other players the team has at wide receiver.
  • Packers | Aaron Rodgers will not be limited

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:36 am
    Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers will not be limited during training camp even though he has dealt with injuries over the last few seasons, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. 'We're not counting throws all the time, and it's not a concern as it will be when he's later in his career,' McCarthy said. 'I mean, he's still very physically fit and so I don't feel like I need to protect him because of any type of elbow or shoulder issue, thing like that. But we just work through it, communicate and see where he's at every day.' McCarthy said Rodgers' playing time in the preseason will not…
  • Jaguars | Storm Johnson placed on NFI list

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:03 am
    Jacksonville Jaguars RB Storm Johnson (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 29. Footballguys View: Johnson needs to get healthy and get on the practice field. He's on the roster bubble this year after the Jaguars added talent like T.J. Yeldon to the backfield. Johnson is trying to stick around as a reserve runner.
  • Browns | Randall Telfer to be evaluated during season

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:02 am
    Cleveland Browns TE Randall Telfer (foot) will be reevaluated at the middle of the regular season to see if he will be able to practice with the team.
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    Spencer Hall
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:20 am
    ALSO INCLUDED: A LOVING BUT BRUTAL DISCUSSION OF IOWA STATE FOOTBALL, HOOSIERS IS A BAD MOVIE, AND WERNER HERZOG NEEDS TO BE SYRACUSE'S NARRATOR FOR LIFE The Fullcast goes way, way long this week, eclipsing the hour mark mostly because SOMEONE found Chris Berman's IMDB page halfway through the broadcast. (He was in The Program AND Necessary Roughness! He's practically the Jean-Paul Belmondo of '90s football films!) Topics: Why "Hoosiers" sucks and how George Lucas is going to put CGI Jabba into a remastered "Birth of a Nation" Why "Rudy" and most other college football movies suck, but also…

    Ryan Nanni
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:14 am
    HE'S BACK AND THAT. IS. AWESOME. I have this theory that most of us (possibly secretly) love one college football player who went to a rival school. Usually, this player is so talented, so capable of doing things that make the other impressive athletes around him look pedestrian, that you can't help but love him, even though he's actively making life worse for you and the team you root for. This is the player that has you acting like a taciturn dad during a game; you just say "mmmm" and shake your head because there's not much else you can express. For me, that player is Eric Berry, who…

    Ryan Nanni
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:24 am
    THE NIGHT IS DARK AND FULL OF LEADERSHIP Jim Harbaugh trots onto the field, his team down by five with 1:40 left on the clock. Who's he playing for? The helmets and jerseys just say "US" in large block letters; the opposing team's uniforms read "THOSE ASSHOLES." He looks to the sideline for the play. The coach is a brown bear wearing a camouflage jacket and a pith helmet, and he speaks with the voice of Ted Marchibroda. Marchibearda whispers "astra inclinant, sed non obligant" three times, then beheads the TV timeout official with one swipe of his paw. The ball is snapped, though…

    Spencer Hall
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:21 am
    BRET BIELEMA CONTINUES TO DRIVE THE PROGRAM TO NEW HEIGHTS Fayetteville is losing their damn minds over the opening of the town's new Whataburger, and with good reason. Whataburger is consistent and delicious, and serves a breakfast with honey butter chicken biscuits so good it will make your ass fall off, go get another ass, and then make a whole city of magnificent asses on your back. We ate a Thanksgiving meal there once, and cried in the parking lot because it was so good, and maybe also because our blood sugar was dangerously low. (P.S. We cry in a lot of fast food parking lots…

    Ryan Nanni
    27 Jul 2015 | 12:56 pm
    IT'S A SAD LIST, AND WEIRDLY HAS SOME GOOD COACHES ON IT We'll admit it: this site has been less than kind to Charlie Weis over the years. Like here. Or here. Or here. But it should be noted that Mr. Weis, despite his public struggles, has beaten 31 other FBS coaches. And some of them are kind of name dudes! In the spirit of "why is this offseason so so so so so long," we made you a quiz where you can try to guess them all.
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  • The 6 Best Classic Porn Movies EVER (The Adult Film Minute)

    Dr. Chauntelle
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Getty Image THE ADULT FILM MINUTE: Once per month, except for occasionally when it’s more frequent than that, Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals will be telling us a little bit about what’s going on in adult entertainment and why it should matter to you. We’ve all got opinions – and given my area of erotic media expertise, sometimes one’s opinions can slide over into the realm of fact. As such, here’s a list of the (objectively determined) 6 Best Classic Porn Movies EVER. Just kidding. I used my opinions, as well as the opinions of two other vintage porn pros, to come up with a collection…
  • Sneezing Sent A Chicago Cubs Pitcher To The Disabled List

    Morgan Moriarty
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:40 pm
    Getty Image Believe if or not, this headline is real — and it’s the second time this has happened in Chicago Cubs franchise history. Relief pitcher Neil Ramirez is headed to the disabled list after suffering a left abdominal injury caused by a sneeze. On Monday, Ramirez informed team trainers that something didn’t feel right after he sneezed on Sunday. “The other night I sneezed, one of those violent ones,” Ramirez said Wednesday. “When I felt that sharpness that’s when I said, ‘what happened?’” Ramirez spent two months on the DL with a shoulder injury…
  • The First Footage From Lifetime’s ‘Unauthorized Full House Story’ Is Out

    Josh Kurp
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:35 pm
    LIFETIME Sorry, True Detective, Rick and Morty, and Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Tara Reid Is Putting Food From Craft Services Into Her Purse Again. But the most anticipated TV event of the summer is The Unauthorized Full House Story, Lifetime’s tasteful exposé on the long-running TGIF series that caused America to stop and wonder, is it morally acceptable to revile a small child? The answer is yes, very much so. The original movie is set to premiere on August 22, and Lifetime just released a teaser, which you can see below, and the first clip. The not-Joey is sleepwalking with…
  • Bad Beatboxing And Other Essential Ted Mosby ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Moments

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    CBS For nine years, we followed the life of Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother. We saw him deal with disappointment and heartbreak, all while still believing he would eventually meet that one perfect woman to share his life with. During that time, he gave us some great moments; some of them silly and fun, some of them deadly serious. Being that today is Josh Radnor’s birthday, let’s explore some of the scenes and quotes that made Ted Mosby such a memorable character. When he struggled through his first day as a professor: You could hardly blame Ted for being nervous; it was his…
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Weighs In On The Death Of Cecil The Lion, And He’s Not Happy

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:25 pm
    YouTube/Instagram By now, you’ve heard about the tragic death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of a “hunter” from Minnesota. The man, a dentist named Walter Palmer, has since gone into hiding after the shameful details of the hunt came to light. Anyway, everyone’s pretty mad at this guy, and rightfully so. He lured a wild animal out of a national park and treated it with no respect, chopping off its head and leaving the carcass rotting in the safari. Several celebs have weighed in, most notably Jimmy Kimmel, who used his platform on ABC to promote the Oxford Research…
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  • The 6 Best Classic Porn Movies EVER (The Adult Film Minute)

    Dr. Chauntelle
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Getty Image THE ADULT FILM MINUTE: Once per month, except for occasionally when it’s more frequent than that, Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals will be telling us a little bit about what’s going on in adult entertainment and why it should matter to you. We’ve all got opinions – and given my area of erotic media expertise, sometimes one’s opinions can slide over into the realm of fact. As such, here’s a list of the (objectively determined) 6 Best Classic Porn Movies EVER. Just kidding. I used my opinions, as well as the opinions of two other vintage porn pros, to come up with a collection…
  • Sneezing Sent A Chicago Cubs Pitcher To The Disabled List

    Morgan Moriarty
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:40 pm
    Getty Image Believe if or not, this headline is real — and it’s the second time this has happened in Chicago Cubs franchise history. Relief pitcher Neil Ramirez is headed to the disabled list after suffering a left abdominal injury caused by a sneeze. On Monday, Ramirez informed team trainers that something didn’t feel right after he sneezed on Sunday. “The other night I sneezed, one of those violent ones,” Ramirez said Wednesday. “When I felt that sharpness that’s when I said, ‘what happened?’” Ramirez spent two months on the DL with a shoulder injury…
  • The First Footage From Lifetime’s ‘Unauthorized Full House Story’ Is Out

    Josh Kurp
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:35 pm
    LIFETIME Sorry, True Detective, Rick and Morty, and Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Tara Reid Is Putting Food From Craft Services Into Her Purse Again. But the most anticipated TV event of the summer is The Unauthorized Full House Story, Lifetime’s tasteful exposé on the long-running TGIF series that caused America to stop and wonder, is it morally acceptable to revile a small child? The answer is yes, very much so. The original movie is set to premiere on August 22, and Lifetime just released a teaser, which you can see below, and the first clip. The not-Joey is sleepwalking with…
  • Bad Beatboxing And Other Essential Ted Mosby ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Moments

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    CBS For nine years, we followed the life of Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother. We saw him deal with disappointment and heartbreak, all while still believing he would eventually meet that one perfect woman to share his life with. During that time, he gave us some great moments; some of them silly and fun, some of them deadly serious. Being that today is Josh Radnor’s birthday, let’s explore some of the scenes and quotes that made Ted Mosby such a memorable character. When he struggled through his first day as a professor: You could hardly blame Ted for being nervous; it was his…
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Weighs In On The Death Of Cecil The Lion, And He’s Not Happy

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:25 pm
    YouTube/Instagram By now, you’ve heard about the tragic death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of a “hunter” from Minnesota. The man, a dentist named Walter Palmer, has since gone into hiding after the shameful details of the hunt came to light. Anyway, everyone’s pretty mad at this guy, and rightfully so. He lured a wild animal out of a national park and treated it with no respect, chopping off its head and leaving the carcass rotting in the safari. Several celebs have weighed in, most notably Jimmy Kimmel, who used his platform on ABC to promote the Oxford Research…
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  • Top Position Battle to Watch in Detroit Lions Training Camp

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:30 am
    The Detroit Lions open training camp from Allen Park, Michigan, on August 2. What is the top position battle to watch at Lions camp?  Who can earn a starting role and emerge as a vital player in Detroit? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms break down the Lions' position battle to watch in the video above.
  • Top Position Battle to Watch in Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:23 am
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will look to bounce back in 2015 starting at training camp.What is the key position battle to keep an eye on in camp?Watch as Adam Lefkoe breaks it all down with Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms in the video above.
  • Top Position Battle to Watch in Green Bay Packers Training Camp

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:10 am
    The Green Bay Packers officially open their 2015 training camp Wednesday. What's the biggest position battle to watch at Packers camp? Who will emerge as a key contributor throughout the 2015 season? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms break down the position battle to watch in Green Bay in the video above.
  • Top Position Battle to Watch in New York Jets Training Camp

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:09 am
    The New York Jets have reported to training camp under first-year head coach Todd Bowles. What is the key position battle to keep an eye on in Jets camp? Watch as Adam Lefkoe breaks down the position battle with Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms in the video above.
  • Buying or Selling Training Camp Hype: Will Martavis Bryant Break out in 2015?

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:06 am
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have plenty of offensive weapons with the likes of Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell, but another might be emerging. Will Martavis Bryant break out in 2015? Is he primed for a big year in 2015? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss Bryant's future in the video above. 
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  • Column: NASCAR blew it on Indy rules package (The Associated Press)

    27 Jul 2015 | 3:05 pm
    Run, NASCAR, don't walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the race is dissected. The high-drag aerodynamic package was supposed to improve passing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  • Busch stays cool under pressure to get elusive Indy victory (The Associated Press)

    26 Jul 2015 | 11:21 pm
    NASCAR's hottest driver kept his cool on Sunday. Kyle Busch outdueled Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick on each of the last three restarts, fended off a last-lap challenge from Logano and finally overcame Indianapolis' searing humidity to win his first Brickyard 400 after running four more laps than scheduled. The victory came one day after Busch was so dehydrated he struggled to stand when accepting the race trophy for his Xfinity Series win.
  • Gordon's final race at Brickyard a disaster after wreck (The Associated Press)

    26 Jul 2015 | 6:10 pm
    Jeff Gordon slid into the No. 24 for the final time at Indy with a car more fit for a junkyard than the Brickyard. Gordon's career at the track spanned from first-to-almost worst as NASCAR's only five-time winner at the Brickyard limped to a 42nd-place finish on Sunday. It was the first stop of a farewell tour this week that had earmarked victory lane as the final destination.
  • Busch grabs elusive Indy victory as comeback continues (The Associated Press)

    26 Jul 2015 | 6:04 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- There was no celebratory burnout - Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks - just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  • Busch uses late pass to capture Indy's Xfinity race (The Associated Press)

    25 Jul 2015 | 4:21 pm
    Kyle Busch spent the last 10 laps desperately chasing Ryan Blaney. As Blaney attempted to pass a slower car in the back straightaway Saturday on the final laps, Blaney's car wiggled, Busch ducked inside, raced past and held on to win the Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis for the second time in three years. The 0.421-second victory margin was the closest of the four races held on Indianapolis' historic 2.5- mile-oval.
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  • English FA back Platini's FIFA presidency bid

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:10 am
    LONDON (Reuters) - The English FA have thrown their weight behind Michel Platini's bid to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.
  • Russia handed FIBA ban, Olympic qualification in doubt

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:46 am
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Basketball Federation (RFB) has been suspended by governing body FIBA, putting their participation in the 2016 Olympics in doubt.
  • McIlroy pulls out of Bridgestone Invitational

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:28 am
    LONDON (Reuters) - Fears about Rory McIlory's participation in the U.S. PGA Championship increased on Wednesday after the injured world number one withdrew from next week's PGA Tour event, the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
  • Brady blasts NFL 'Deflategate' suspension, denies wrongdoing

    29 Jul 2015 | 8:55 am
    (Reuters) - New England Patriots football star Tom Brady denied on Wednesday he had destroyed his cell phone to avoid giving it to NFL investigators, saying the flap was "manufactured" to distract from "zero evidence" against him in the "Deflategate" scandal.
  • Platini announces FIFA presidency bid

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:54 am
    BERNE (Reuters) - UEFA president Michel Platini ended weeks of uncertainty on Wednesday when he announced that he would stand for the presidency of FIFA in place of outgoing Sepp Blatter.
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  • Blue Jays Designate Felix Doubront

    Jeff Todd
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:55 am
    The Blue Jays have designated lefty Felix Doubront for assignment, Ben Nicholson-Smith of reports on Twitter. The move creates roster space for the activation of Troy Tulowitzki.
  • Reactions To The Jonathan Papelbon Trade

    Jeff Todd
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:37 am
    The Nationals entered the trade market yesterday to add Jonathan Papelbon from the division-rival Phillies. Before moving on Papelbon, the Nationals looked into both Craig Kimbrel of the Padres and Aroldis Chapman of the Reds, Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post reports on Twitter. But the team moved on when it was quoted an asking price of two top young players (from among Trea Turner, Michael Taylor, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, and Joe Ross). It’s no surprise, then, that the team moved on to Papelbon — who was a “backup” trade target, per the report. Here’s…
  • Yankees Designate Chris Capuano For Assignment

    Jeff Todd
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:58 am
    The Yankees have designated lefty Chris Capuano for assignment, Jack Curry of the YES Network reports (Twitter links). Righty Caleb Cotham will be recalled to take his active roster spot. Capuano hits the DFA wire after a rough outing yesterday, in which he gave up five earned runs on five walks and three hits while recording just two outs. Over 31 total innings on the year, he’s posted a 6.97 ERA with 8.7 K/9 against 4.4 BB/9. After missing time early on, Capuano has worked mostly from the pen, though he’s also made four starts. The 36-year-old is playing on a one-year, $5MM…
  • $110K DraftKings MLB Fantasy Contest

    Jeff Todd
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:55 am
    Take a quick break from all the trade deadline action and head to right now to take part in this $110K MLB daily fantasy contest! That prize pool includes a $10K payout for the winner, and the best 8,421 entries are all guaranteed to win cash. It’s just three bucks to enter, and first-time users can join the action for free! The contest goes live tonight — Wednesday, July 19th at 7:05pm EST — so go make your picks right now. It’s fun to play: choose two starting pitchers and eight position players, while staying within your $50K of cap space, to make…
  • Download Our Free Trade Rumors App

    Tim Dierkes
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:28 am
    Our free Trade Rumors app for iOS and Android has you covered for the trade deadline!  Trade Rumors has all the MLBTR info you love in a clean format for easy scrolling.  Best of all, you can set up notifications and feeds for any combination of teams and players, so you’ll be the first to know about your favorites. Trade Rumors for iOS Trade Rumors for Android
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  • Jake Long expected to visit Broncos next

    Josh Alper
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:38 pm
    The Giants had Jake Long in for a second visit on Wednesday as they consider their options in the wake of left tackle Will Beatty’s torn pectoral, but the Giants aren’t the only team that lost a player at that spot to injury this offseason. Not coincidentally, they also aren’t the only team kicking the…
  • Kevin White to start Bears camp on PUP list

    Josh Alper
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:27 pm
    A shin injury suffered in offseason workouts has landed Bears first-round pick Kevin White on the physically unable to perform list as training camp gets underway. General Manager Ryan Pace said Wednesday that the team wants to take it easy with White given how much time remains before the start of the season and that…
  • NFLPA must respond to NFL lawsuit by August 13

    Mike Florio
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:23 pm
    The #DeflateGate saga is sufficiently compelling to spawn not one but two federal lawsuits. The second one will be filed soon in Minnesota. The first was filed Tuesday in New York. Via a lawyer with both a Twitter and PACER account, the New York case has been assigned to Judge Richard M. Berman. Berman has directed…
  • Gosder Cherilus plans to visit more teams after leaving Buffalo

    Darin Gantt
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:15 pm
    Former Colts tackle Gosder Cherilus visited the Bills today, but he’s apparently not in a hurry to get into a camp. According to Mike Rodak of, the veteran tackle’s visit went well, but “he will be taking visits to other teams.” It will be interesting to see when those visits come, and whether he’s…
  • When Deflatgate subsides, focus will turn to Jimmy Garoppolo

    Michael David Smith
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:06 pm
    For now, all the talk in New England is about Tom Brady and his four-game suspension to start the season. Eventually, the focus will begin to shift to Jimmy Garoppolo, who is expected to start in Brady’s absence. Garoppolo, whom the Patriots chose in the fourth round of last year’s draft, appears to be the…
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    Hail Mary Jane

  • Strain Review: Sleestack [Sativa]

    The Queen of Clovers
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:20 am
    When I visited Spokane, Washington’s first recreational marijuana shop, Spokane Green Leaf, I had to ask which strain I couldn’t leave the store without. Sleestack was that choice. A weed with not only a cult following, but actual cult TV origins, this one definitely lived up to my expectations. A 70-30% sativa-dominant bud, it was delightful.   [Image via The Queen of Clovers] Description: THC Content: 20.9% Sight: Long, dense yellow nuggets. Fluffy with burnt-orange hairs and purple highlights. Smell: Pleasantly burnt and cheesy. Bright and slightly lemony. Taste: Light and…
  • Strain Review: Sour Diesel [Sativa]

    The Queen of Clovers
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:20 am
    Do you love diesel strains as much as I do? Sour Diesel is one of the most classic weed strains around. Grown by Columbia Territory and purchased at Cinder North in Spokane, WA, it's a great all-around sativa that helps with creativity and energy. Perfect for a mid-morning toke and creating some art projects, those who love skunky weed will fall in love with the smell and taste of Sour Diesel.   [Image via The Queen of Clovers] Description: THC Content: 12.7% Sight: Dense, dark forest green nugs. Long buds with purple hairs and a yellow tinge. Smell: Skunky and diesel -- true to its…
  • U.S. Senators Call for MMJ Research

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:20 am
    After many years of Grassroots' demand for medical marijuana research, we are finally hearing those calls echoed from on-high -- no pun intended. Here's more:   On July 9, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Edward Markey (D-MA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Ron Wyden (D-OR), sent a formal letter to representatives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) urging them to…
  • Cannabis and the 2016 Election

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:20 am
    Here's a brief summary of the coming election. We have work to do.   We have a moment now to take advantage of the Presidential stage and make real strides in legitimizing cannabis across the country. There are bills currently in Congress to open the industry up to banking, to ease the tax burdens for business owners, or do both of these things while rescheduling the plant entirely. But, unless these bills can be shown to have serious voter support they will continue to languish in committee. As attention increasingly focuses on cannabis, the picture that is revealed must be one that is…
  • Educating Doctors About Medical Cannabis

    27 Jul 2015 | 7:20 am
    Doctors can't prescribe a medicine they do not understand. In order to bridge that, gap a group has to be organized.  Visit TEACH MEDICAL CANNABIS TO DOCS and pass on this important word.   [Image via:  Google images "Doctor"]
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  • 2015 Best Fantasy Football Team Name Contest

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

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

    29 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    . The 2014 NFL Draft yielded an impressive group of first year players headlined by Odell Beckham, Jr. Here is a look at the members of the class that will likely make an impact in 2015. Studs Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants – ODB finished his rookie season with 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns. He’s as talented as any receiver in the league. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers – Benjamin had 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns despite a banged up Cam Newton. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Evans finished with 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2014 and he should have…
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 7/29/15

    28 Jul 2015 | 9:47 am
    R.A. Dickey, Toronto Blue Jays vs. Philadelphia Phillies R.A. Dickey is 4-10 with a 4.53 ERA, but is 1-1 with a 2.11 ERA in his past three starts and posted a 3.32 and 3.33 ERA in June and July respectively. Dickey is 3-3 at home with a 3.95 ERA. Season Totals: 28-30, 467 IP, 378 Ks, 3.47 ERA (180 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (431 hits, 136 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 7/28/15

    27 Jul 2015 | 6:24 am
    Wade Miley, Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox Wade Miley is 8-8 with a 4.33 ERA. He has a 0.69 ERA in his past two starts and is 3-2 with a 3.33 ERA in his past eight starts. Season Totals: 28-30, 460.1 IP, 373 Ks, 3.48 ERA (178 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (426 hits, 132 walks)
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • Wednesday Advisory In Effect, Do Not Leave Your Sofa or Cubicle

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

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

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

    24 Jul 2015 | 8:54 am
    As most of us know, various activists and smuggies have been pushing to stop calling car crashes "accidents"--and for good reason, since as cyclists we're all to aware of how abjectly thoughtless it is to automatically dismiss road carnage as just a little "oopsie."  You'd think only the most ornery tabloid troglodytes would object to using more objective language when people are hurt or killed, but you'd be wrong.  You can also add pretentious Slate writers to that list, and here's one who doesn't like it just because it gives her an excuse to wave her degree around:But the word…
  • It's all coming together, though it's missing a few pieces.

    23 Jul 2015 | 9:18 am
    Further to yesterday's post, you WILL be relieved to learn I put my rear hub back together yesterday:It is still short one (1) bearing, but I rode around the neighborhood in flip-flops for five minutes and the hub seems perfectly fine.  And since a flip-flop shakedown ride is exactly the same thing in terms of rear hub stress as picking your way up a steep, rocky ascent in your lowest gear , I'm confident that the bearing shortage won't be an issue.Plus, more importantly, the bike is now .443 grams lighter thanks to the missing bearing, and this weight savings is going to translate…
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    Horse racing | The Guardian

  • ‘Lazy’ Solow does enough to win Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood

    Greg Wood at Goodwood
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:37 am
    • French grey will now be aimed at Ascot’s QEII in October• Kachy turns over King Of Rooks in MolecombPerhaps it was the starting price of 2-5 or lingering disappointment that a “Duel on the Downs” with Gleneagles had failed to materialise, but Freddy Head almost seemed to be asked to make excuses for the winner after Solow’s half-length success in the Sussex Stakes here on Wednesday. “He’s winning and it was not a fast-run race, so you can’t go away in a race like that,” Head said. “He is getting a bit lazy with age, too. It’s enough.”It was certainly enough to…
  • Sir Peter O’Sullevan obituary

    Julian Wilson
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:44 am
    ‘Voice of racing’ who raised the quality of commentating to new heightsPeter O’Sullevan, who has died aged 97, raised the quality of commentating on horse races to a new and unparalleled level of excellence. He worked for the BBC from his first commentary in January 1948 until his retirement, at the age of 79, in November 1997, and became known as the “voice of racing”. For much of this period he was also employed as racing correspondent for the Daily Express. Working in tandem with Clive Graham, he made the Express racing page obligatory reading for all turf enthusiasts. Related:…
  • Sir Peter O’Sullevan: the Voice of Racing who described its legends

    Chris Cook
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:46 am
    High-born with raffish interests, he was accepted as the embodiment of the sport by blue-blooded breeders and hard-nosed punters alike, respected, trusted and admired to a degree rarely achieved by any commentatorSir Peter O’Sullevan was rightly called ‘The Voice of Racing’ and not just because he turned in a 50-year shift behind the microphone at a time when the greatest legends were being made across all sports. High-born with raffish interests, he was accepted as the embodiment of racing by blue-blooded breeders and hard-nosed punters alike, respected, trusted and admired to a degree…
  • Sir Peter O’Sullevan, former BBC racing commentator, dies aged 97

    Press Association
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:22 am
    • BBC commentator for 50 years was known as the ‘Voice of Racing’• O’Sullevan called around 14,000 races during his careerSir Peter O’Sullevan, known to many as simply the ‘Voice of Racing’, has died at the age of 97. Related: Peter O’Sullevan: the Voice of Racing who described the sport’s legends Continue reading...
  • Talking Horses: Best bets and news for day two at Glorious Goodwood | Chris Cook

    Chris Cook
    29 Jul 2015 | 4:01 am
    Is there anything in the Sussex Stakes to trouble Solow? Plus day two of our twin Goodwood tipping competitions‘Flying Solow’ says the Racing Post’s front-page headline, which is quite good joke, because, of course, Gleneagles has dropped out of the Sussex Stakes, leaving Solow as the only ‘big beast’ in the line-up. I think he’ll win today’s feature race at 3.10pm but I shall stop short of backing him or tipping him in this space because odds of 8-13 are very short indeed. Continue reading...
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  • Hello world!

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

  • Wasserman Media Group Partners With Nervve

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

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

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

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    24 Jul 2015 | 9:33 am
    “To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Required!” This was the theme of the 2015 Annual Client Retreat hosted by The Sports Entertainment Group (TSEG) at Kelley Drye. The annual retreat has reached its 5th year and moved from its usual location in Las Vegas, Nevada to Miami Beach, Florida with plans to...
  • Ollie Schniederjans Goes Pro, Signs With Excel Sports Management

    Zach Seybert
    23 Jul 2015 | 2:57 pm
    After becoming only the third amateur since 1960 to make the cut in both 2015 U.S. Open and Open Championship, Ollie Schniederjans announced that he will become a professional golfer and sign with Excel Sports Management, per a press release from the company. The 2015 Georgia Tech graduate was...
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    The Science of Sport

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

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

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

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

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

    15 Jul 2015 | 2:28 pm
    I gave an interview to Off the Ball radio today. Here's that interview, plus some extra thoughts on context. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
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    Handicapping the Races With Eb

  • Greyhound Handicapping: How To Find Longshots That Win

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

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

  • Nº1 Night Surfing at Wavegarden | 2015 Test Series

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

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

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

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

    11 Jul 2015 | 6:57 am
    Sometimes the simplest things in life make the biggest impression. That's why I'm stoked to be adding some clothing from Bella + Canvas to my wardrobe! Focusing exclusively on fashion-forward knit tees and fleece, their entire collection is made here in Los Angeles using 100% combed and ring-spun cotton and fine-gage threads for the most durable and comfortable clothing possible. And they execute on this focus perfectly! Let's face it, most surfer's are pretty simple when it comes to style. We prefer a pair of jeans and a t-shirt, over a shirt and tie for most occasions. But that doesn't…
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    RSS Feed

  • Phoenix Mercury vs. Tulsa Shock - 7/30/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    29 Jul 2015 | 2:54 pm
    The Phoenix Mercury and Tulsa Shock square off Thursday night at the BOK Center. The Phoenix Mercury look to remain hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 77.2 points on 43.2 percent shooting and are allowing 73.9 points on 40.3 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 17.9 points and 6.2 rebounds while Brittney Griner is averaging 17.1 points and 7.8 rebounds. Candice Dupree is the third double-digit scorer and Leilani Mitchell is dishing 2.9 assists. The Phoenix Mercury have scored 80 or more points in six of their last nine games and are…
  • Real Madrid vs Milan 07/30/2015 International Champions Cup Preview& Prediction

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:26 am
    The last game in the Chinese legs of the International Champions Cup will see Real Madrid take on Milan at the Shanghai Stadium. Real Madrid have put in impressive back to back wins against Manchester City and Inter Milan scoring seven goals and conceding just one. Cristiano Ronaldo, Bale, Modric, Jese, Isco and Rodriguez all featured prominently in those two games with Ronaldo of course key to most of the good and Rafa Benitez is finding his feet as Real Madrid boss. It looks likely now that Madrid are not done spending though as they line up a move for Manchester United goalkeeper David De…
  • Fantasy Baseball Update 7/29/15: Who's Hot and Who's Not

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:22 am
    It’s Wednesday, and around here that means it’s time once again for our weekly Who’s Hot and Who’s Not list. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers and see which guys are affecting our rosters for better or worse over the past several days. Who’s Hot: Mike Trout, OF, Los Angeles Angels: Whenever Trout heats up, it’s really no surprise. The top fantasy pick had logged four runs, three homers, seven RBI and a steal in the week heading into last night’s matchup (which he sat due to a sore wrist).Trout bagged a whopping eight hits in the Rangers series, getting his homers into…
  • NFL News: Player News and Updates for 7/29/15

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:01 am
    With training camps already going around the NFL (and many more to come this weekend), there’s plenty to talk about when it comes to football. That said, let’s take our daily look around the league and see what’s happening out there. The Steelers’ Bruce Gradkowski (the team’s backup QB) is currently dealing with a sore shoulder, which has been plaguing him for the past couple of months. Gradkowski still is unsure about a timeline for his return to the field, but could potentially be ready within a couple of weeks. He’ll probably still be out when the team plays their first…
  • Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice – 7/29/15

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:28 am
    Daily Fantasy Baseball – 7/29/15 (Late Games) Here is my lineup for tonight’s games. Please note that I’m using the salary cap based on FanDuel prices. Also, as this is written the day before/morning of the games, please check the lineups and weather to ensure you have all active players going tonight and that any pitching matchups mentioned below haven’t changed. Good Luck everyone! Pitcher – Tyson Ross – San Diego Padres Tyson Ross has been a subject of trade rumors throughout the pass week but as he has yet to be moved, he will take the mound tonight against the New York Mets.
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    Sports Networker

  • 5 Odd Jobs for Sports Nuts

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

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

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

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

    Daniel Bailey
    29 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    When it comes to workout accessories, there’s no shortage of options for making your exercise routine more productive, more focused, or just more fun. Sometimes all you have to do is find your favorite playlist and press play. But if you’re looking for the one accessory that can accomplish all three of those goals and more, look no further than your favorite music-playing device. Adding harmony to your workouts can result in amazing payoffs. Here are just a few of them. Press Play and Find Your Motivation Fitness headphones can do more than take the edge off – paired with the right…
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    Eleven Warriors

  • Eleven Dubcast: 97.1 The Fan's Tim Hall Talks Braxton and Sandwiches

    Johnny Ginter
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:05 pm
    Subscribe: iTunes | Soundcloud | RSS A boring summer in the college football world is a good summer. No injuries, no citations for public urination, a giant commit from a consensus top five recruit, a logical position change that makes one of the best offenses in the country even better, and maybe a quarterback publicly hitting on a world champion UFC fighter... honestly, all that plus a nice cool glass of lemonade is really all that I need to make it through the summer. The summer may not stay as exquisitely boring as I hope, but for today at least, we can discuss the minutiae of what…
  • Photo: Thad Matta and Ohio State Friends

    DJ Byrnes
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:39 am
    According to Greg Oden's Instagram, Thad Matta orchestrated a bit of an Ohio State reunion tour last night. It's not clear who every face in the picture is, but (left to right) some recognizable faces are Evan Ravenel, Jon Diebler, Mark Titus, Greg Oden, and Aaron Craft. That's a lot of Buckeye glory right there, and a testament to some of the talent that's come through Ohio State under Matta.   Buckeyes! Thanks Coach for a good evening. A photo posted by Greg Oden (@daddyluv2250) on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:39pm PDT
  • The Worst of Us: Fans Who Tweet at Amateur Athletes

    Ramzy Nasrallah
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:15 am
    Despite not being a recruiting enthusiast I learned of the 5-star center's collegiate intentions because I happened to see a forum post on this site about his recruitment and thought holy hell there's a basketball player named Diamond Stone. That translates to Stone Stone. Surely the reduplicating Milwaukee native grew up idolizing Badger great Duany Duany. This was meant to be; Stone was all ready to stay home and play for Bo Ryan...until he didn't couldn't meet Madison's academic entry requirements. But in a world where the Big Ten is rapidly expanding like your…
  • Tom Herman Prepares for Houston's Death March

    DJ Byrnes
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:13 am
    Former offensive coordinator Tom Herman is down in Houston now. He's taken a few Ohio State traditions — Student Appreciate Day and Friday Night Lights among them — down to Houston. He's also promising to outwork every program in the country, not only this year, but every year prior to 2015 too. Tom Herman: "It will be the hardest training camp in history of college football. It will be really, really, really, really, REA-LLY hard." — Joseph Duarte (@Joseph_Duarte) July 29, 2015 I joined the Cougar swagwagon the second they hired Herman, but even my soul hurts for his players, who are…
  • Former Ohio State Safety Jayme Thompson Lands at Indiana

    DJ Byrnes
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:04 am
    Jayme Thompson came to Ohio State in July 2013 as a four-star safety. After a redshirt season in which he suffered a broken ankle in fall camp, Thompson transferred out. He told Eleven Warriors at the time he "needed a change of scenery." While it was reported Thompson would visit Kentucky's 2014 spring game, he actually landed at JUCO Iowa Western, where he posted 81 tackles and 2 interceptions, according to After a visit to Southern Miss and a couple to Indiana, Thompson appears ready to continue his career at Indiana, where he'll be able to play immediately  Proud and honored…
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  • Candace Parker rested and ready for return; Agler excited

    Kristen McCarthy
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Candace Parker is feeling good after taking the first half of the season off. Head coach Brian Agler is glad to have Parker back and ready to play. Swish Appeal caught up with both after practice, as Parker gears up to make her season debut tomorrow against the Minnesota Lynx. Swish Appeal: You wanted to take the first half of the season off to rest and prepare your body, so how are you feeling? Do you feel well rested? Candace Parker: “I feel well rested. You know obviously it was great to be a mom for a second and be able to have 100% of my focus on my daughter, and that was the best…
  • 3 Bold Predictions for WNBA’s 2nd half

    Kelly Gramlich
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    Here are three bold predictions for the second half of the WNBA season, including thoughts on the Western Conference’s lack of depth, the rise and fall of the Connecticut Sun and how the MVP will lead their team to a Championship. 1. Only two teams will finish over .500 in the Western Conference The Tulsa Shock has put up a good fight since Skylar Diggins, the team’s leading scorer and the Western Conference’s reigning Player of the Month, succumbed to an ACL injury on June 28th. However, Tulsa is only 2-6 without Diggins, compared to their 8-1 record with Diggins in the lineup.
  • In a League of Her Own

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:05 am
    Remember last year when I did a blog about Jen Welter and girls who play football?  No? Click here.  Well, Welter has officially moved on from playing professionally to coaching professionally.  The former running back for the Indoor Football League’s Texas Revolution is now a coach with the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals. Yep, you read that right…the N. F. L.  This hire and announcement make her the first female coach in the history of the NFL.  Lest you think that Welter has appeared overnight, check out her pretty extensive resume.  In her 37 years on this earth,…
  • Judge Dimisses Title IX Claim in Bathroom Case.

    Title IX Blog
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:05 am
    At a hearing in federal court yesterday, Judge Robert Doumar dismissed the Title IX claim filed by a transgender student against the public schools in Gloucester, Virginia. The student had alleged that the school district’s policy of excluding him from the male restroom and facilities violated Title IX, arguing with the Department of Justice’s support that sex discrimination has been broadly interpreted to encompass gender-related considerations as well, and thus ought to cover discrimination targeting a student because his gender does not match the sex he was assigned at birth.
  • Seimone Augustus talks about her marriage

    Sue Favor
    27 Jul 2015 | 8:35 am
    It is so ordered: I think part of falling in love is finding someone who can just deal with you — who loves you because of your isms, not despite them. We’re all pretty complex people working to understand ourselves and the world around us. I understood LaTaya pretty quickly because I had a 30-year head start with my dad. They’re a lot alike — both Geminis. They think similarly, express similarly. In the end, we balance each other. She forces me out of my comfort zone — to go out and experience the world and not always default to my homebody personality. She’s opened my mind to…
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    The Business of Sports

  • Infographic Friday: FIFA Women’s World Cup (Russell Scibetti)
    17 Jul 2015 | 7:09 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Genesco Sports Enterprises (@GSE_Sports) and it includes some great statistics from this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, including: Tournament viewership and associated ad revenue Social media impressions and buzz U.S. Soccer fan demographics Check out the full infographic below and click here to see the original version at the Genesco Sports Enterprises Facebook page.
  • More Opportunities in Sports CRM and Analytics (Russell Scibetti)
    14 Jul 2015 | 8:55 am
    Tweet Big data, analytics, CRM and other technology-driven marketing platforms have made a huge impact on sports business over the past few years, so it’s only logical that teams continue to add staff to support these initiatives. There is great demand for individuals that offer a combined skill set in technology, statistics and business with experience in sports. I’ve featured several CRM, database and analytics-focused job openings in the past, and today I have five more to share with everyone! If you have a good background in these areas, I’d encourage you to research…
  • Infographic Friday: Season Ticket Holder Satisfaction (Russell Scibetti)
    10 Jul 2015 | 7:00 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Turnkey Sports & Entertainment and it drives home one very specific yet important point – how much a customer’s overall satisfaction is impacted by the simple lack of knowing who to contact when they have an issue. Check out the full infographic below or click here to see the original version and associated blog post at
  • Athlete Gender Differences and Public Reaction (Russell Scibetti)
    2 Jul 2015 | 5:53 am
    Tweet Earlier this week, there was quite a negative reaction against FIFA because of an article their site that described Alex Morgan as “easy on the eye” as part of the lead paragraph. Lead graph of lead story on notes @alexmorgan13‘s looks. Because of course it does. — Andrew Das (@AndrewDasNYT) June 30, 2015 Everyone seemed to agree that this was inappropriate and highlighted that female athletes aren’t treated the same way as male athletes. No arguments here. Now, last night we had the incredibly unfortunate,…
  • Two Must-Attend Sports Business Conferences in July (Russell Scibetti)
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:35 am
    Tweet I know I should have posted this weeks ago, but better late than never. Two of my favorite events of the year are coming up next month, both in San Francisco. Sign up now before they close registration! ALSD (Association of Luxury Suite Directors) – July 6-9 This is the 25th anniversary of the premium event for the premium industry, and this year it also includes: Sports Sales Boot Camp (July 6) Sports Venue Design & Build Forum (July 7-8) Corporate Ticket Impact Conference (July 9) For more information and to register, visit SEAT (Sports & Entertainment…
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  • LA Angels versus Houston Astros Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-29-2015

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

    Tony Tellez
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:48 am
    The Oakland Athletics are headed to the road to meet the LA Dodgers in a Major League Baseball game on tap for Tuesday July 28th. ATHLETICS VS DODGERS FREE TUESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Dodgers Stadium is set for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by MLB Network. Oakland Athletics vs. LA Dodgers Odds The betting odds from this game have the home side LA Dodgers the -141 betting favorite with the road underdog Oakland Athletics at +126 odds. The run total is lined at 6 ½ runs. Sonny Gray takes to the hill for the…
  • New York Yankees versus Texas Rangers Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    27 Jul 2015 | 7:56 am
    The New York Yankees are off to the road to face the Texas Rangers in a Major League Baseball game slated for Monday July 27th. YANKEES VS RANGERS FREE SUNDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game time from Texas is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV. New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers Odds The Yankees will start Ivan Nova in the series opener. The New York right hander is 2-3 in five starts with an ERA of 3.34 and WHIP of 1.28. Nova appeared on Wednesday and allowed two earned runs and three hits over six innings in a…
  • Detroit Tigers versus Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-26-2015

    Tony Tellez
    26 Jul 2015 | 9:21 am
    The Detroit Tigers will face the Boston Red Sox on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball set for July 26th. TIGERS VS RED SOX FREE SUNDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Boston is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV. Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Odds Getting the start for Detroit will be right hander Shane Greene. The Tigers hurler is 4-7 in fifteen starts with an ERA of 6.52 and WHIP of 1.46. Greene appeared on Tuesday and allowed five earned runs and six hits tossing 4 2/3rd innings as he received a no…
  • Oakland Athletics versus San Francisco Giants Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-25-2015

    Tony Tellez
    25 Jul 2015 | 12:33 am
    The Oakland Athletics are headed to the road to meet the San Francisco Giants in a Major League Baseball game slated for Saturday July 25th. ATHLETICS VS GIANTS FREE SATURDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Game time from San Francisco is scheduled for 4PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1. San Francisco Giants vs. Oakland Athletics Odds On the mound for the Athletics will be right hander Chris Bassitt on Saturday. The Oakland right hander is 0-2 in three starts with an ERA of 2.93 and WHIP of 1.19. Bassitt appeared on July 11th and…
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  • Thank you

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:32 am
    ANNAPOLIS, MD (July 25, 2015) – The Chesapeake Bayhawks used a final run in the fourth quarter to top the Charlotte Hounds 15-13 on Saturday night. Chesapeake’s head coach, Dave Cottle, ended his MLL coaching career with one final win, as he plans to join the front office management of the Bayhawks in 2016. Ben Rubeor was named Coca-Cola Player of the game following his five point (4g, 1a) performance, while Joe Walters added two goals and five assists and Drew Westervelt tallied three goals and two assists. Tyler Fiorito had 18 saves for the Bayhawks, with Niko Amato adding two in the…

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:31 am
    MLL and US Lacrosse partner up to showcase the League’s player and team that exemplify the “Compete With Class” message US Lacrosse and Major League Lacrosse have named New York Lizards midfielder, Greg Gurenlian as the winner of the 2015 USL/MLL Sportsmanship Player of the Year Award, as well as the Rochester Rattlers as the winner of the League’s 2015 USL/MLL Team Sportsmanship Award. Both selections were based on voting conducted among the League’s game officials. 2015, marks the second annual presentation of the USL/MLL Sportsmanship Awards, which are a…
  • Harvard’s Wojcik ’96 Announces Hiring of Eric Wolf as Assistant Coach

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:22 am
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Chris Wojcik ’96, The Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Lacrosse, has announced the hiring of Eric Wolf as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator. “I am pleased to welcome Eric Wolf to the Harvard program. He was an integral part of Albany’s success the last four years as their offensive coordinator,” Wojcik stated. “Eric played under and coached alongside Scott Marr, one of the best offensive minds in the game. Their success at Albany has been transformational for the game of lacrosse, and I am excited Eric will be…
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    The Source

  • Listen Here: Tax Season Episode 19

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:51 am
    In episode 19 Taxstone is joined in the studio by writer Preezy and culture preserver Elgin. The trio discuss Meek vs Drake, Tax vs OG Maco and the insane state of Hip Hop as a while. Later in the episode Combat Jack makes an appearance to discuss Funkmaster Flex and Taxstone discusses his real issue with Ebro of Hot 97. It’s also one of the most interesting weeks for who broke the Tax Code. This is an episode the Internet has been waiting on for days so don’t miss it!    
  • It Looks Like Drake Really Did “Send Bottles to Charlamagne”

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:48 am
    “Let’s be friends” This morning, if you haven’t heard, Drake released another scathing diss record aimed at Meek Mill, “Back to Back,” in which he continued to make fun of the Philadelphia rapper, seemingly disappointed that Meek hasn’t responded yet. In the diss, Drake also continued to promote Power 105.1 personalities, in response to Funk Flex taking Meek’s side in the original riff. On “Charged Up,” Drizzy said he “needs DJ Clue to drop a bomb on it”–the bomb of course being Funk Flex’s storied ad-lib of…
  • Woman Arrested In Mount Vernon Found Dead In Holding Cell

    Infinite Wiz
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:11 am
    A 44 year old woman arrested for shoplifting was found unresponsive in her cell, which makes the fourth death of a Black woman behind bars in two weeks Raynetta Turner of Westchester County has been found dead in a holding cell Monday afternoon, after being arrested Saturday for shoplifting at a wholesale foods store. Conflicting reports state that Turner requested to be taken to the hospital upon her arrest and was not feeling well, but she was returned to her cell within a few hours after being taken to the hospital. The mayor of Mount Vernon stated in a press release that Turner previously…
  • Getting Back In The Dating Game 101

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Stop sulking and feeling bad for yourself! It’s time to kick that bad habit and get back out into the dating world. Your friends are constantly trying to set you up with dates and your mom won’t get out of your ear about how you should be settling down with someone again. Many times, stepping foot back in the game is easier said than done, and a little advice won’t hurt. Here are some solid guidelines to follow for the newly newly single woman: 1.Before getting back out there, make sure you are over your ex of 5+ years and he understands his place in your life is the past.
  • Listen To “Brick For Breakfast” By Hue Hef And YRS Jerzy

    The Source
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:54 am
    Staten Island native Hue Hef has teamed up with rising music mogul YRS Jerzy for a creative new release titled “Brick For Breakfast” LISTEN NOW!
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    Fenway West

  • Red Sox Trade Victorino

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

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

    Michael Passanisi
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:39 am
    The Red Sox selected Johnson as the 31st pick in the 2012 draft.  He moved quickly through the farm system. He opened some eyes last year between Salem (A-plus) and Portland (AA), with a combined 13-3 and 2.13 with a WHIP under one. This year at Pawtucket  he continued strong with an 8-6 mark and 2.73 in 16 starts. has rated him a number 4 or 5 starter with a sinking fastball reaching 93 mph, along with an effective curve, changeup, and slider. Unfortunately, he was forced to step in after a fairly long layoff and be the stopper that night. Now he is back in Pawtucket.
  • Sox Can’t Win 2 in a Row as Tigers Best Wright

    26 Jul 2015 | 1:08 pm
    The Red Sox came off a win that snapped an 8 game losing streak and were looking for another win to add to the books.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound and hoped that his knuckleball would get the hot hitting Tigers lineup off their game.  Unfortunately the Tiger bats had Wright’s number and got to him early and often.  Even if that wasn’t the case, the Sox offense was only able to get one run against Tigers pitching. Steven Wright wasn’t able to get out of the 1st inning without giving up a run.  Wright gave up a solo homerun to Cespedes.  In the…
  • Sox Finally Win One, Even If It Takes 11 Innings!

    25 Jul 2015 | 11:32 am
    The Red Sox headed home to face off against the Tigers and were definitely hoping for some home cooking.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound against his former team while the Tigers sent out ace Justin Verlander.  Verlander hasn’t had the best season to date, but he still is Justin Verlander. Porcello looked pretty good last night even though he wouldn’t get the win.  He only gave up one run and it was in the top of the 3rd.  Porcello gave up an RBI single to Kinsler.  Sox 0-1.  The Sox offense got him that run right back in the bottom of the inning when Holt hit an RBI…
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  • UFC 200 Event Page and Fight Card Rumors Staff
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:31 am
    UFC 200 Date: July 2, 2016 Venue: Las Vegas Arena Location: Las Vegas Nevada UFC 200 Fight Card: TBA UFC 200 Start Times Main Card on Pay-Per-View: 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT Prelims on FOX Sports 1: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT Prelims on UFC Fight Pass: 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • UFC Fight Night 77: Poirier vs. Duffy Fight Card and Event Page Staff
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:42 am
    UFC Fight Night 77 Poirier vs. Duffy Date: October 24, 2015 Venue: The 3Arena Location: Dublin, Ireland   Fight Card (on UFC Fight Pass) Dustin Poirier (13-3) vs. Joseph Duffy (20-4, 1 NC) UFC Fight Night 77 Start Times Main Card on UFC Fight Pass: TBA Preliminary Card on UFC Fight Pass: TBA Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy Headlines UFC Return to Dublin

    Ken Pishna
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:07 am
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to return to Dublin on Oct. 24, but it’s not going to be the enormous Conor McGregor homecoming event that many Irish fans had hoped. Instead of McGregor finally squaring off with Jose Aldo in an Irish stadium, UFC Fight Night 77 will take place at The 3Arena with Joseph Duffy headlining opposite Dustin Poirier. RELATED > Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor Could Be Headed to AT&T Stadium in Dallas He hasn’t yet risen to the heights of countryman McGregor, but Duffy (14-1) is off to a good start in his UFC career, winning both of his fights in…
  • TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao Puts FOX First in Key TV Ratings Battle Staff
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:33 am
    UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 delivered solid TV ratings for FOX, including a broadcast network victory in key demos. The exciting championship rematch that saw bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw score a fourth-round TKO victory over No. 1-ranked Renan Barao delivered a 1.7 rating/4 share, for the four-fight main card from 8:00 PM ET to 10:30 PM ET. The show posted an average of 2.8 million viewers watching the FOX broadcast network on Saturday night, up +13 percent over last year’s comparable 1.5/3, with 2.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen. The show ranked as the top-rated…
  • UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Extended Video Preview Staff
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:30 am
    (Video courtesy of UFC) UFC commentator Joe Rogan talks about the main and co-main events of UFC 190 featuring Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia for the women’s bantamweight title, and a rematch 10 years in the making between Shogun Rua and Rogerio Nogueira. RELATED > UFC Full Fight Flashback: Ronda Rousey’s Quick Finish of Sara McMann Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
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    Lost Lettermen

  • Texas Commit Announces With Baby Hook ‘Em Horns Photo

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:02 am
    Been a Longhorn since day one, I’m truly blessed to say I am committed to the University of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 5 Worst FBS College Football Teams of 2015

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    College football fans will hear plenty in the preseason about how dominant defending national... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Lost Lettermen Podcast: Episode 6

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:02 am
    View image | Jim and Jordan talk about their least favorite new uniforms of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Manute Bol’s Son, Bol Bol, is a 15-Year-Old, 6’11” Freak of Nature

    28 Jul 2015 | 2:30 pm
    Manute Bol’s son, Bol Bol, is 15 years old and 6-foot-11. And his opposition doesn’t... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Ex-Hartford, NBA Star Vin Baker Working at Starbucks

    28 Jul 2015 | 2:07 pm
    ICYMI: Ex-NBA star Vin Baker conquers demons and shoots for success in Starbucks management... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Next Impulse Sports

  • Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins And Jimmy “Bobby Butter” Kimmel Star In Fantastic Footlocker Ad

    Ryan Wong
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:11 am
    The good thing about the NBA offseason is that it gives the NBA’s stars the opportunity to make some great ads, like this Foot Locker commercial starring Damian Lillard and Andrew Wiggins. The concept of the ad centers around Damian Lillard teaching Andrew Wiggins about the importance of always evolving but the real treat of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • NFL’s First Female Coach, Jen Welter, Holds First Press Conference, Delivers Message for Young Women

    Andrew Doughty
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:53 am
    Jen Welter has already made history as the NFL’s most first female coach but the former semi-pro football player has a chance to make an even bigger difference in lives of many young women. She’ll work with the linebackers as an assistant coaching intern during training camp and preseason for Arizona Cardinals and although it’s Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Bill Belichick Was In Regular Season Form When Fielding Questions On Tom Brady’s Suspension

    Ryan Wong
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:11 am
    Because Delfategate is the gift that improbably keeps on giving, New England Patriots head coach and sentient hooded sweater Bill Belichick held a press conference on Wednesday as a part of the start of training camp during which he was berated with questions about Tom Brady’s four game suspension. To be fair to Belichick, the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Korean Play-by-Play Call for Pirates’ Jung-Ho Kang’s Game-Winning Home Run is Spectacular

    Andrew Doughty
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:35 am
    Pirates rookie infielder Jung-Ho Kang delivered the biggest hit of his young big league career with a go-ahead solo homer in the top of the ninth inning in Minnesota. The blast gave Pittsburgh a much-needed victory after blowing a four-run lead in the eighth inning and although the homer itself was spectacular, the Korean play-by-play Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • The Miami Dolphins Bring Back Classic Logo For Alternate Uniforms In 2015

    Ryan Wong
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:31 am
    For their December 14th game against the New York Giants, the Miami Dolphins will be wearing some rather amazing throwback uniforms. Reintroducing a classic. Throwback Uniforms Coming 12.14.15 — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) July 29, 2015 However, the team won’t just be re-imagining the Dolphins’ old jersey style, it appears that the team will also incorporate Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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    Total Packers

  • Mike McCarthy Thinks Packers Will Win Super Bowl

    Monty McMahon
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy agrees with everyone creating the hype -- his team will win the Super Bowl this year. McCarthy cites leadership as the reason. The post Mike McCarthy Thinks Packers Will Win Super Bowl appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Murphy Not Real Happy About Those Arrests

    Monty McMahon
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy is not pleased so many of the team's players were arrested this offseason. We all know why they're on the team though. The post Murphy Not Real Happy About Those Arrests appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Couple of Idiots in Vikings Jerseys at Shareholder’s Meeting

    Monty McMahon
    28 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    A couple of idiot Minnesota Vikings fans threw on their purple jerseys and strolled into the Green Bay Packers shareholder's meeting on Tuesday morning. The post Couple of Idiots in Vikings Jerseys at Shareholder’s Meeting appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Here’s the Packers’ Full “New” Throwback Uniform

    Monty McMahon
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:43 am
    The Green Bay Packers unveiled their full throwback uniforms for the 2015 season at the shareholder's meeting. We can now confirm they are indeed the same as 1994. Here's a look. The post Here’s the Packers’ Full “New” Throwback Uniform appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Packers New Throwback Uniforms Appear to Have Arrived

    Monty McMahon
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    The Green Bay Packers new throwback uniforms appear to have arrived. If they look familiar, they should. These are merely a retread of the 1994 uniforms. The post Packers New Throwback Uniforms Appear to Have Arrived appeared first on Total Packers.
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  • Brighton vs Nottingham Forest live stream – watch Championship opener free online

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

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

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

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

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

  • Bangladesh beat South Africa to clinch the ODI series

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

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

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

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

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

  • Jocelyn Angloma and the Guarda boys of 2007

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

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

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

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

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

  • Gregg Popovich almost retired in November?

    Benjamin Bornstein
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:30 am
    San Antonio Spurs head coach and resident grouch to some media members, Gregg Popovich, almost retired in November following a heart surgery. He took some time off in November to get the procedure done and according to longtime friend and former boss Larry Brown, Pop was on the verge of retiring. His hip surgery had […]
  • McDonald right at home in Austin leading D-League Spurs

    Michael A. De Leon
    28 Jul 2015 | 4:03 pm
    If you were an avid viewer of the television series, “Friday Night Lights” you’ll remember an episode where Coach Taylor was called a “kingmaker” by a high school football magazine. Taylor, as the series showed, had a knack for making men out of boys and getting the last drop of talent out of each of them […]
  • Offseason Winners/Losers: Southwest Divison

    Zach Kempner
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:30 am
    It has been a busy offseason in the Southwest Division. Key movers include LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Tyson Chandler and Ty Lawson. So, which teams have faired best and worst? Let’s take a look at the data-driven analysis. Here is a chart showing the impact on the division:  Note: nERD is numberFire’s estimate of how many games above […]
  • 4 Reasons You Need Tim Duncan on Your Fantasy Team

    Special to Project Spurs
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:05 pm
    It is time to build your fantasy basketball team. Who’s on your list and why? Here are some of the top reasons why Tim Duncan should make the cut and take one of those coveted positions. Here is how he stacks up against the competition. Current Ranking of Tim Duncan According to the ESPN Player […]
  • Austin Spurs’ Head Coach McDonald signs contract extension

    Paul Garcia
    27 Jul 2015 | 1:19 pm
    The Spurs Sports & Entertainment announced Monday that the NBA D-League Austin Spurs have reached a contract extension with current Head Coach Ken McDonald. Per club policy, details of the contract weren’t announced. McDonald will be coaching his third straight season in Austin, where he has a coaching record of 51-49 in the past two […]
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    STACK Blog

  • 10 Reasons To Take Your Workout Outside

    STACK Staff
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:36 am
    Training indoors during the summer is a shame for several reasons. First and most obviously, you’re missing out on the great weather. But as writer Stephanie Radvan points out on DICK’S Sporting Goods “453 and a Half” blog, training outdoors has performance and health benefits too. For starters, studies have shown that running outside changes
  • The Squat Variation That Torches Your Core

    Andy Haley
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:30 am
    The Goblet Squat is a fantastic exercise for building lower-body strength and teaching perfect Squat form. But unlike the Back Squat and Front Squat, you can perform variations of the Goblet Squat that target your core. This is only possible because you hold the kettlebell or dumbbell in front of your chest in the goblet
  • Full-Body Training: 4 Dumbbell Ring Training Exercises

    Kelvin King Jr.
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Ring Training (Gymnastics rings) are showing up more than ever before. However, the common mistake is many fitness professionals and athletes only think
  • 3 Simple Tips to Gain Muscle Mass

    Luke Briggs
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:30 am
    Every year, lots of high school athletes try all sorts of crazy things to get bigger, faster and stronger for their sports. They take all kinds of
  • Melissa McCarthy Developing TV Series ‘Friends with Melissa’

    29 Jul 2015 | 4:30 am
    The highly in demand comedic actress and producer Melissa McCarthy is developing a new series for the cable network TV Land titled Friends With Melissa. McCarthy will executive produce with her actor/filmmaker husband Ben Falcone via their company On The Day. The series was inspired by the experiences of the couple’s friends, television writers Hugh Davidson,
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    Sports Feel Good Stories

  • Sports’ Living Legends: Serena, LeBron and Vin

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

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

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

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

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

  • Lacrosse Try-Outs

    Zac Nicholson
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:34 am
    Do you want to play with the best lacrosse players in the region? The Oneida Braves Field Lacrosse team will be holding try-outs for up coming tournaments. Try-outs are open to all players born after June 1st, 2000. The try-outs are Saturday, August 22nd at Glen Mickle Park in Wallaceburg from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday August 23rd at Standing Stone School in Southwold, ON from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Try out fee is $20. The post Lacrosse Try-Outs appeared first on Chatham-Kent Sports Network.
  • Fantuz Off To A Hot Start

    Ian Kennedy
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:15 am
    Andy Fantuz – Photo from Ticats.caChatham’s Andy Fantuz hasn’t wasted any time starting the 2015 CFL season. After battling injuries the past few seasons, Fantuz is healthy, and producing for the Hamilton Tiger Cats. Through four games this season, Fantuz leads the Tiger Cats in receiving yards with 26 receptions for 272 yards. Despite Fantuz’s start, the Hamilton Tiger Cats have had an up and down season, opening 2-2. Last week, Fantuz and the Ticats beat his former team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders 31-21. Fantuz had 4 catches for 68 yards. After playing four road…
  • Local Sports Briefs: July 29, 2015

    Zac Nicholson
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:23 am
    Wallaecburg’s Madison Broad will be hitting the pool today representing the Chatham Y Pool Sharks in the 50, 100 and 200m Backstroke as well as the 50m Butterfly and the 50m Freestyle. Broad will be joining fellow Pool Shark Genevieve Sasserville and Blenheim Blast swimmer Brendan Van Herk at the Canadian Age Group Swimming Championships in Quebec City. The Jamieson Gold Tour is stopping at Ridgetown Golf and Curling Club today. Ridgetown native Carson McKinlay is hoping to repeat Monday’s performance at Pointe West with a victory in the Jr Boys division. Owen Dorssers will also be…
  • Cole Wins Gold

    Zac Nicholson
    29 Jul 2015 | 4:17 am
    Tanner Cole of Wallaceburg Wallaceburg Lacrosse product Tanner Cole has become Wallaceburg’s newest golden boy. Tanner told 99.1 CKXS and CK Sports Talk about winning gold at the Canadian Lacrosse Associations National Championship in Saskatoon with a 7-2 win over Team B.C. in the finals. Cole was just 2 years old when he first started playing lacrosse. His father, Brad Cole, coached him when he was young and taught him to play and appreciate the game he loves. Two years ago, Tanner tried out for this exact team. He didn’t make it. But that didn’t stop Cole, as he tell CK…
  • Wayne Cowell Joins CK Sports Talk

    Zac Nicholson
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:01 am
    The Blenheim Blades salute their fans after being eliminated from the Great Lakes playoffs – Photo by Kelsey Vermeersch/ Wayne Cowell, GM of the Blenheim Blades, sat down with 99.1 and CK Sports Talk and talked about his hockey beginnings, as well as the behind the scenes of being a General Manager. Cowell started his hockey career as a member of Ridgetown Minor Hockey. He developed his skills and he was eventually able to join the Great Lakes Jr. ‘C’ hockey club, the Blenheim Blades. After a few good seasons, he was offered to play on the Chatham Maroons. But his…
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Wednesday, July 29

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:20 am
    Wednesday, July 29 is loaded with aces across the Major League Baseball landscape, with starting pitchers such as Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber, Felix Hernandez, Chris Archer, Masahiro Tanaka and Jon Lester scheduled to take the mound for their respective ballclubs. Whether or not they should find their way onto your MLB DFS roster is entirely […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Wednesday, July 29 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Tuesday, July 28

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:01 am
    Major League Baseball returns to a full slate of games on Tuesday, July 28, with all 15 contests scheduled to take place in the evening. For fans of playing in MLB DFS leagues, that is a dream scenario, with so many players to choose from in the daily salary pool. If you like a few […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Tuesday, July 28 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Monday, July 27

    27 Jul 2015 | 7:01 am
    Monday, July 27 marks a lighter schedule for Major League Baseball, as it will be at just 60 percent capacity with only nine games. With no afternoon games, however, fans of playing MLB DFS will not have to worry about an even more watered down schedule by having even less games in the evening. What […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Monday, July 27 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Sunday, July 26

    26 Jul 2015 | 7:57 am
    Major League Baseball is going to have some high expectations to live up to on Sunday, July 26, after some memorable moments yesterday. Cole Hamels threw a no-hitter. Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs. Johnny Cueto was a physical away from being traded. Today may be most known for the Hall of Fame induction, featuring […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Sunday, July 26 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Thursday, July 23

    23 Jul 2015 | 7:42 am
    Thursday, July 23 represents getaway day across the Major League Baseball landscape, which means that fans of playing in MLB DFS leagues have a handful of afternoon games to choose from when submitting their daily fantasy baseball lineups. Of course, that does not mean that you can ignore the evening contests so, Heists And Homers […]MLB DFS Picks: Heists And Homers Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks For Thursday, July 23 is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
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  • Utah Utes Football: Most Important Player

    Patrick Thomsen
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:16 am
    Yesterday ESPN came out with a piece on whom they believed were the most important players for each team in the Pac-12. For the Utah Utes, the writer chose Punter Tom Hackett, an interesting choice to say the least. Now I believe that Hackett is truly a valuable piece to the success of the Utes because of his talent and ability to help the Utes win the field position battle but in no way, shape or form do I think he’s the most important player on the team this upcoming season. My choice for the most…
  • Utah Utes Football: Utes Setting Themselves Up For What Could Be A “Special” Season

    Patrick Thomsen
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:52 am
    Over the last few years, the Utah Utes have been having great success with their Special Teams Units. Coach Whittingham is a big proponent that special teams can either make or break a team’s chance at victory and it shows in his meticulous game planning. In 2015 the Utah Utes will boast two of the best, if not the two best, kicker and punter duos in college football. 5’10 205lb JR Kicker Andy Phillips will look to continue his stellar play in 2015. Automatic Andy is as consistent as they come when it comes to Field Goals, PAT’s, Kickoffs and Onside Kicks for the Utes.
  • Sports Bros Podcast: Taysom’s Heisman Chances

    Andy Kartchner
    26 Jul 2015 | 7:08 pm
    Tonight the Bros talk about BYU quarterback Taysom Hill’s chances at winning the Heisman trophy, the future of BYU basketball, and more. The post Sports Bros Podcast: Taysom’s Heisman Chances appeared first on
  • WWE Battleground Results, and the Return of the Undertaker

    John English
    22 Jul 2015 | 1:12 pm
    WWE Battleground is a very good Pay-Per-View when it comes to the performers. The wrestlers are doing what they’re paid to do and doing it well. The matches rate from good to great, with not a dog in there. But the booking decisions continue to be short-sighted and schizophrenic. Let’s go through the card. Pre-Show KING BARRETT def. R-TRUTH – Barrett got the upper hand on the court jester, and he gets his first PPV win since winning King of the Ring. Is he going to build on this, or is he going to go back to being Losing Streak Barrett? I’d bet on the latter. Main Card…
  • Utah Utes Football: Down In The Trenches

    Patrick Thomsen
    22 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    The Nose Tackle and Defensive Tackle positions have always been one of the strongest position groups throughout Utah football history. Even when doubters claim the Utes are going to have a not so productive year at those two positions, the coaching staff ALWAYS seems to find a couple of diamonds in the rough that not only produce but become stars. This year is no different for the defense of the Utah Utes. They return a strong defensive line with budding young stars at both of those positions. Like always, the Utes have some doubters with certain media outlets not giving the defensive…
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  • Special Olympics athletes team up with former NBA greats in exhibition game

    James Dator
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:28 pm
    Athletes were given an unforgettable moment at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles when they were joined by celebrities for a game of basketball. Metta World Peace, Dikembe Mutumbo, Doc Rivers, Michelle Beadle and more teamed up with the Special Olympics athletes. Metta drained a three from the corner, Dikembe had fun playing keep away and Beadle couldn't help making fun of Doc Rivers' age. It was a fantastic event for everyone involved.
  • Former NBA star Vin Baker is training to be a Starbucks manager

    Satchel Price
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Baker's redemption story after suffering from alcoholism has taken a unique turn. After 17 years since his last NBA All-Star appearance, former Bucks and Sonics forward Vin Baker is training to become a manager at a Starbucks in North Kingstown, R.I. While some may see that path as tragic, Providence Journal's Kevin McNamara shows why it's merely the latest step in Baker's redemption story. The world has changed a lot for Baker, 43, over the past two decades since his arrival in the NBA. A recovering alcoholic who saw those off-the-court issues prematurely end his playing days and cost him…
  • NASCAR Truck Series team owner possesses keen eye for talent

    Jordan Bianchi
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:50 am
    MB Motorsports isn’t a NASCAR’s superteam, but it’s long been where future stars get their first opportunity to shine. The profusion of congratulatory messages included notes from Carl Edwards, Jamie McMurray, NASCAR officials and even members of other teams. It's the kind of outpouring where you'd think MB Motorsports had won a Camping World Truck Series race for the first time in the team's 20-year history. But there was no win for Mike Mittler's single-truck outfit, though it certainly came close. The responses all stemmed from an inspiring effort by Bobby Pierce, who finished a…
  • Coaches complaining about Notre Dame's schedule should look at their own

    Jason Kirk
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:35 am
    For some reason, coaches are taking sudden issue with the Irish not putting themselves to the terrifying test of, um, an ACC schedule. A bunch of college football head coaches are complaining about Notre Dame at the moment. I don't know why. The Irish don't have a conference in football, as has been the case for eternity, and this is suddenly a serious problem now that there's a College Football Playoff. Notre Dame doesn't have to play a 13th opponent in a conference championship, you see, which is an unfair advantage. We all saw how playing only 12 games helped Baylor in the rankings…
  • The Pistons finally look like a Stan Van Gundy team

    Satchel Price
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    In less than 18 months, the Pistons have already been remade in their coach and president's image. You can't fault Stan Van Gundy for lacking vision or a plan. Since being hired as president of basketball operations and head coach for the Detroit Pistons in May 2014, Van Gundy has worked to transform the roster from a broken puzzle of ill-fitting pieces into something resembling his successful teams of years past. The group that Van Gundy inherited from longtime president Joe Dumars last year was not the one he actually wanted. Detroit was built around three big men who couldn't shoot (Andre…
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    Football Tutorials

  • “Get Off & Bend Drill” for the Punt Pressure Team

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

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

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

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

    28 Jun 2015 | 10:01 pm
    Purpose Emphasizes ball security and smooth footwork transitions. Your QB will work on dropping back, moving laterally in the pocket, then getting set and making an accurate throw. Setup Set up six cones with four cones set up in a vertical line five yards apart. The fifth cone should be set five yards to the left of cone 2 and the sixth cone should be five yards to the left of cone 3. You’ll need a target for the quarterback to throw to. The coach should be nearby to call commands. Execution The coach says “Go.” The quarterback starts at the first cone and drops back to the second…
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  • 3 Lines / 2 Balls Drill

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

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

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

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

    Coach Pat
    21 Jun 2015 | 9:37 pm
    Okay, this is one of my all-time favorite drills for passing, finishing, communication and conditioning. Setup Set up four passers, with one at each elbow on both sides of the court. The rest of your players will form two lines, at opposite ends of the court, right where the right lane line and baseline meet.  […] The post 4 Minute Layup Drill appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
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  • Early #FCF – Jen Welter Makes NFL History as First Female Coach

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

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

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

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

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

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    Over the past couple of seasons, Welshman Ashley Williams has been linked to a number of the Premier League's top sides, having chosen to stay at Swansea. Unfortunately for Alan Pardew, Wiliiam's latest potential suitor, according to the Daily Mirror, Swansea boss Garry Monk has to ld Crystal Palace that their club captain is going nowhere. The 30-year-old defender had been lined up at Palace's next big summer signing, having already brought in 10million Yohan Cabaye, 3. 5million goalkeeper Alex McCarthy and on loan talent Patrick Bamford from Chelsea. Despite building a competitive squad…
  • Mourinho Wrong To Neglect Winger Again

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    By Hector Lobb The young Egyptian is likely to take his loan opportunity at Roma, according to the Daily Mail - but maybe Mourinho should give more thought towards Salahs future at Chelsea. The young winger experienced a difficult beginning to last season, very much taking a backseat in proceedings. This led to his loan spell to Seria A club, Fiorentina, and what a move it turned out to be. He capitalised on this much-needed game time scoring nine goals in 20 games for the Italian side. However, although proving himself at Fiorentina he has again been left out of Mourinhos plans for retaining…
  • West Brom Miss Out On Talented French Midfielder

    29 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    There is no doubt that, when fit, Abou Diaby could terrorise any side in the Premier League, having put in a number of quality performances whilst at the Gunners. However, the Daily Mirror have reported that after enduring a torrid, injury-ridden couple of seasons at the North London club, the Frenchman has opted for a move to Ligue 1 side Marseille; rejecting a move to Premier League rivals West Brom. Now, after nine years since leaving French side Auxerre for Arsenal, the midfield talent has binned the chance to to sign a pay-as-you-play deal with West Brom to return to his homeland. Having…
  • Aston Villa To Beat Liverpool To Signing Of French Midfielder

    29 Jul 2015 | 7:00 am
    Aston Villa are closing in on the signing of Liverpool and Tottenham target Jordan Veretout, reports the Independent. The Nantes midfielder has attracted interest from a host of European clubs thanks to his performances in Ligue 1 last season, and it appears that Aston Villa have won the race for his signature. The Frenchman notched up seven goals in the league last time out, bagging six assists along the way as Nantes stumbled to a 14th place finish in Frances top division. The signing of Veretout would prove a real coup for Tim Sherwood and Aston Villa, beating off strong interest from…
  • Chelsea Target Brazilian Defender As Luis Replacement

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:00 am
    Chelsea are plotting a move for Galatasaray defender Alex Telles as a replacement for the departed Filipe Luis, reports the Sun. Luis completed his return to Atletico Madrid earlier this week, and left-back Telles would prove a shrewd replacement for the departed Brazilian. Telles, 22, only joined Galatasaray from Brazilian side Gremio last year, but has attracted interest from all corners of European football thanks to his performances in the Super Lig. Telles featured 22 times for Galatasaray in the league last time out as the Turkish giants ran out Super Lig champions, pipping arch-rivals…
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  • Redskins say 7.8 billion people, more than are on Earth, follow them

    Kristian Dyer
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:07 pm
    It's a small world, after all. And apparently all of them are fans of the Washington Redskins. All 7.8 billion of them. The Redskins put out a report this week, analyzing their reach and the impact of their training camp coverage from 2014. In the report, the Redskins claim a media reach last year of “7,845,460,401 unique visitors of print/online coverage of the 2014 Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Camp from July 24-Aug. 12.” That comes via the D.C. Sports Bog at the Washington Post.  For those not good with math or an understanding of the Internet, that means that over 7.8…
  • Happy 90th, Ted Lindsay; design Schneider's mask; Quick's lesson in Elite Snipers 101 (Puck Headlines)

    Jen Neale
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:58 am
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at • Happy 90th birthday to the one and only Ted Lindsay! Great quote from the legend on his birthday, "It’s just another day in what has been a very quick life, but a wonderful life." [Red Wings] • Jonathan Quick talks elite snipers and what it takes for a goaltender to face them. Great read with video! [Players Tribune] • Many players have…
  • Drew Storen doesn't seem too excited about the Jonathan Papelbon deal

    Chris Cwik
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:50 am
    The Washington Nationals made a big move Tuesday, dealing for Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. While you would think most players on the team would be happy about picking up a premium closer, there was at least one Nationals who had mixed feelings on the move. [Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football: Sign up and join a league today!] Current closer Drew Storen gave somewhat of a strange quote when asked about the move. Storen told Bill Ladson of that he was aware of the trade, but didn't go into much detail on his thoughts.  "All I'm going to say is, I'm aware of the move and…
  • No. 98 crew chief suspended for a race, fined $25,000

    Nick Bromberg
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:47 am
    Unsecured ballast during practice at Indianapolis meant a pretty hefty fine and a suspension for Premium Motorsports. Timmy Hill's car lost a piece of tungsten during one of Friday's practice sessions. As a result, crew chief Scott Eggleston was suspended for a race and fined $25,000. By NASCAR's penalty grading system it's a P3 penalty. Car chief Kevin Eagle was also suspended. Both were put on probation until the end of the season and the team was penalized 15 points. The tungsten adds weight to the car to help it reach the minimum 3,250 pound weight while empty. Unsecured tungsten can be…
  • Who advised Tom Brady to destroy his cell phone? NFLPA says it wasn't them

    Eric Edholm
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:33 am
    Even those watching deflate-gate play out and supporting Tom Brady had to raise an eyebrow at the news that the cell phone he was using at the time of the purported incident was destroyed. And even after Brady offered up his reasoning for why the phone was put out of its misery, the question remains: Who in the heck thought this was a good idea? Was it the NFLPA? Was is Brady's agent? Brady himself? NFLPA executive George Atallah spoke with 120 Sports on its "Football Fix" show on Wednesday and discussed the future Brady litigation. He was asked whether the union advised Brady what to do —…
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  • Can Minnesota Make The Playoffs?

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

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

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

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

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

  • Spot-on Azam topple mighty Yanga

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:44 am
    Yanga FC’s Juma Abdul (left) tries to shield the ball when they faced Azam FC in the Cecafa Kagame Cup quarters on July 29, 2015 in Dar. PHOTO/AZAM/Facebook NAIROBI, July 29 – Azam FC eliminated five-time champions and favourites Young Africans 5-3 on post match penalties in a keenly contested Tanzania derby to complete the semi final line-up of the Cecafa Kagame Cup semis in Dar-es-Salaam on Wednesday. Both sides played to a barren draw in regulation time to force the shootout where Azam custodian, Manula Salum, stole the limelight when he stopped Mwinyi Haji’s effort to book a…
  • Razor Laiser Hill make boys’ football semis

    29 Jul 2015 | 7:49 am
    Christine Gitaru (in red) of Nginda evades Eburu Girls defence at the ARS Nationals on July 29, 2015 in Machakos. Nginda won 2-1. MACHAKOS, July 29- Laiser Hill became the first side to book a place in the boy’s football semi finals at the ongoing Airtel Rising Stars nations after overpowering Passenga 2-1 in Machakos on Wednesday. The Metropolitan champions left their Aberdare counterparts with a mountain to climb after racing to a 2-0 half-time lead courtesy of a Kennedy Mwangi brace. Passenga re-grouped and forced their way back through James Kinyanjui but the Nairobi side held on for a…
  • Prince Ali: Platini not good for FIFA

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:44 am
    PARIS, July 29- Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Wednesday that he thought Michel Platini, who confirmed he will run for FIFA president next year, is “not good for football and football’s fans and players deserve better”. The Jordanian prince, who was beaten to the post at the head of world football’s governing body by long-standing chief Sepp Blatter in May, turned on the Frenchman and said Platini, who is seen as a strong candidate, is not the man to run the sport’s global affairs. It now appears the 39-year-old, who is the third son of King Hussein of Jordan,…
  • Shujaa seeded top in Olympics qualifiers

    29 Jul 2015 | 5:32 am
    Kenya 7s captain, Andrew Amonde in action at the Tokyo 7s. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, July 29 – The pressure is on after Kenya were seeded top of the men’s Rio 2016 Olympics Africa qualifiers for rugby sevens set for November 14 to 15 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shujaa, will battle it out with 11 nations for one slot after failing to clinch the automatic ticket open to top four finishers in the 2014-15 Rugby Sevens World Series when finishing in disappointing 13th. Zimbabwe, who missed promotion to the World Series after going down to Russia in the final of the play-offs, Tunisia, Namibia,…
  • Starlets out to slay Banyana ‘Goliath’

    29 Jul 2015 | 2:07 am
    Harambee Starlets in a previous trainings session. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, July 29- The national men’s football team Harambee Stars are long gone. Rugby sevens boys are struggling to put their act together before their qualifiers in November, incidentally, in South Africa. That leaves Harambee Starlets as the biggest hope Kenya has at the moment of sending a team sport to next year’s Rio 2016 Olympics. On Sunday, David Ouma’s charges who have gone through a trouble-riddled campaign, will take a step closer to featuring at the largest sporting carnival on earth for the first time when they…
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    No Guts, No Glory

  • Amir Johnson on choosing number 90: “Every number 1-34 is basically retired”

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

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

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

    J Will
    24 Jul 2015 | 9:09 am
    Quarterback Michael Vick has made it clear all off-season that he sill wants to play in the NFL. The problem is that a lot of teams haven’t shown that much interest in him. With training camps getting ready to start, Vick knows that a phone call can come any day now. In the meantime, Vick tweeted out a video of him dropping back and throw a pass with the hashtag saying he is fresh, focused, and ready.   Stay fresh stay focused stay #READY… #v7 — Mike Vick (@MikeVick) July 23, 2015
  • Roy Hibbert: “I expect to play at an All-Star defensive level”

    J Will
    24 Jul 2015 | 8:33 am
    Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert will have a hug chip on shoulder this upcoming season. After the Indiana Pacers hinted at Hibbert’s role being diminished, he still decided to opt in to his contract. That led to the Pacers trading Hibbert to the Lakers. The Lakers introduced Hibbert during a press conference on Wednesday and the center already has placed expectations on himself. Hibbert says he expects to play at an All-Star defensive level with the Lakers.   The Lakers, however, view Hibbert as a player who can not only regain his standing as an All-Star big man, but anchor…
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    CoachUp Blog

  • Why Former Professional Athletes Coach

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

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

    Jack Carroll
    22 Jul 2015 | 11:50 am
    There can be a wide range of coaches in youth sports. If your kids comes home from practices and games feeling discouraged, it may be time to take a look at their coach. Emily Cohen – a youth sports podcast host and blogger who is passionate about sportsmanship, injury prevention, and sideline etiquette – shares some ways to tell if your child’s coach is actually a bully. Check out the five telltale signs below, and read her full thoughts in her column on Huffington Post Sports. 1.) Your athlete is discouraged. 2.) The coach yells at, rather than to, players. 3.) Derogatory…
  • Crush The 5 Biggest Challenges of Sports Parenting

    Janis Meredith
    2 Jun 2015 | 6:27 am
    You don’t have to be a crazy sports parent. I’ll be the first to admit that there are challenges to parenting an athlete, issues that could push you towards the extreme end of the crazy scale, but you can meet — and CRUSH — those challenges. And when you do, you and your child will have a much more enjoyable season. Crush These 5 Challenges The coach who your child can never seem to please. If you’ve ever had an employer or father who was hard to please, then you know what your child is feeling. Whether or not he is pleasing his coach is not the issue; he still feels like he…
  • What Makes the Parent of a Champion, the Parent of a Champion?

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


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

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

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

    Kevin Krest
    17 Jul 2015 | 10:16 am
    I didn't listen to a lot of sports talk radio prior to 2006, but one of the first shows I followed regularly was "The Herd" on ESPN Radio. As a Meals on Wheels volunteer, I found myself in my car for most of the duration of Colin Cowherd's weekday program. He brings a rather unique perspective and style to sports commentary that I still enjoy to this day, especially since I attempt to look at sports a bit differently in this blog. Following the departure of Bill Simmons and the planned separation of Keith Olbermann in July, ESPN will have lost at least three outspoken voices in a short period…

    Kevin Krest
    15 Jul 2015 | 10:27 am
    The Old Course at St. Andrews hosts The 144th Open Championship this week, with Jordan Spieth gunning for the third leg of a potential calendar year Grand Slam. Ordinarily, the tournament known as the British Open in the U.S., provides a unique style of course. However, after the goofy golf we saw at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open, St. Andrews may look like a normal layout. Even though Spieth is trying to deflect comparisons between himself and Tiger Woods, it's impossible not to start looking at the similarities early in their careers. I agree with the latest and greatest that those parallels…
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    Simply Swim Blog

  • Funkita & Funky Trunks – Dividing Lines Collection

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

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

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

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

    Robyn Caldwell
    16 Jun 2015 | 7:00 am
    Fancy winning yourself Finis swim training gear? We have 6 prizes up for grabs so read on to find out how you could win! For one lucky winner we have a training kit including a kickboard, foam pull buoy and freestyle snorkel. For 5 lucky runners up we have a set of agility paddles. All you have to do to enter is head over to this post on our Facebook page, like it and comment how the prizes would help your training. It’s as simple as that! We will be choosing the winners on Monday 6th July so make sure you’re in with a chance and enter now!   Terms & Conditions: The…
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    Women Play Ball


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

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

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

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

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

  • Who Wins the Patrick Sharp Trade?

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

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

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

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

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

  • Redskins Add to Training Camp RB Corps with Mack Brown

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

    Cammy Robinson
    27 Jul 2015 | 6:56 am
    The Kastles Sam Querrey helped the team secure the Eastern Conference title(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) The Washington Kastles took the win, 19-17, this past week in an exciting nail-biter against the California Dream. Washington lost the first two sets and came back to win the last three sets, thus clenching the Eastern Conference Title. Before the match, the Kastles Martina Hingis and Leander Paes held a press conference. Having just won the mixed doubles championship for the Australian Open and Wimbledon back-to-back, they were in high spirits. “I have to hold my own when I play…
  • Caps Resign Braden Holtby; Avoid Arbitration Ruling

    Will Hirsch
    24 Jul 2015 | 2:16 pm
      (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Washington Capitals and Restricted Free Agent goaltender Braden Holtby agreed to a five-year deal worth $30.5 million dollars. The 25 year old will average $6.1 million a season. On July 4, a source told Sports Journey that the Capitals and Holtby were close to getting a new deal done. Washington was offering the fan-favorite between four and five million dollars a year while Holtby and his agent, David Kaye, were asking for close to six. Just a day later, news broke that Holtby and the Caps would prepare to head to arbitration. The arbitration filings…
  • Redskins: Three Quarterbacks and a Battle for Backup

    Dujunnea Bland
    24 Jul 2015 | 1:50 pm
    (AP Photo/Jay Paul) When the Washington Redskins begin training camp on July 30, they will have the same group of quarterbacks that were on their 2014 roster: No.10 Robert Griffin III ( 6′ 2” 222 lbs.), No.8 Kirk Cousins (6′ 3”, 202 lbs.) and No.16 Colt McCoy (6′ 1”, 215 lbs.). As many already know, there is no quarterback battle for the starting position looming. The competition will actually be for the number two and number three slots on the depth chart. Back in February, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden stated that Griffin would be the starting…
  • Washington Redskins: Question Marks at Tight End

    Lake Lewis Jr
    18 Jul 2015 | 10:07 am
    When the Washington Redskins and tight end Niles Paul reached an agreement on a brand new contract this offseason, it was widely seen as a move by the team to retain one of its heart-and-soul players.   Having proved that he could be a reliable pass catching option as well as a decent blocking tight end would, Paul was retained to be a complimentary option to starter Jordan Reed. Sprinkle in Logan Paulsen, who has a reputation as a solid blocking tight end, and the position seemed to be settled for the foreseeable future. The team invested into three of their own drafted players. Things…
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  • Braxton Miller To Play At Receiver Position At Ohio State

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

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

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

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

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

  • Best Cash Back Sportsbook Bonuses

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

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

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

    David Grant
    21 Jul 2015 | 6:11 pm
    Welcome to the Wednesday OWR Mailbag! Have a question about betting, sports, pop culture or tacos? This week we cover 50 Cent, Chris Berman and broken condoms. Email us at The day after filing for bankruptcy 50 Cent was in a strip club making it rain. Shouldn’t his creditors be entitled to all those bills?... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • #4 Tiger Woods Is Back, Maybe…OWR Pop Culture Rankings!

    David Grant
    16 Jul 2015 | 6:41 pm
    Each week OWR ranks the best of Pop Culture. Have comments, nominations or comments? Email the OWR mailbag: #10 50 Cent Broke ass rapper should team up with M.C. Hammer. #9 Home Run Derby It’s back! Now can we fix the NBA Slam Dunk Contest? #8 MLB Trade Deadline Buyers and Sellers, Buyers and... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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    High School Illustrated

  • Competitive High School Fishing Sees Rapid Growth

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Dylan Burkhardt
    27 Jul 2015 | 6:30 pm
    With the AAU season over, four-star point guard Cassius Winston has set his five official visits. First reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Winston will trip to Stanford on August 7th, Pittsburgh on August 30th, Harvard on September 4th, Michigan State on September 12th and Michigan on September 19th. Michigan will host UNLV on the Saturday of Winston’s visit for the second home game of the 2015 football season. The Wolverines will get the last visit in Winston’s recruitment and a chance to make a lasting impression on the best point guard in the state. Winston has visited both…
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  • How To Watch Manchester United v PSG ICC Game

    Marcus-Bloxam Football Contributor
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:19 am
    CHICAGO, Sporting Alert - Manchester United will close out their preseason tour of the United States with their fourth game in the International Champions Cup against Paris Saint-Germain at Soldier Field in Chicago on Wednesday night. The post How To Watch Manchester United v PSG ICC Game appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Everton Rejects £25m Stones Bid; Warns Chelsea – Reports

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:23 am
    LONDON, Sporting Alert - Everton have rejected a bid of £25m from Chelsea for defender John Stones and told the Premier League champions the defender is not for sale, according to reports on Wednesday. The post Everton Rejects £25m Stones Bid; Warns Chelsea – Reports appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • College Football: Texas A&M Are SEC Ones To Watch In 2015?

    Brenda NC
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:09 am
    TEXAS, Sporting Alert - As the NCAA College Football season draws ever so closer, we take a look at one of the teams to watch in the news term, Texas A&M Aggies. The post College Football: Texas A&M Are SEC Ones To Watch In 2015? appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Battle For The Ashes 3rd Test: England v Australia on ESPN3

    28 Jul 2015 | 8:29 pm
    EDGBASTON, Sporting Alert - England and Australia will meet in the third Test of the Ashes series, with day one action set for Wednesday morning (July 29). The post Battle For The Ashes 3rd Test: England v Australia on ESPN3 appeared first on SportingAlert.
  • Chelsea 2 v Barcelona 2: ICC Lineups, Scores

    Ben Rummage
    28 Jul 2015 | 4:36 pm
    WASHINGTON, DC, Sporting Alert – Kurt Zouma will partner Gary Cahill in the heart of the defense for Chelsea in tonight's International Champions Cup against Barcelona at FedExField. The post Chelsea 2 v Barcelona 2: ICC Lineups, Scores appeared first on SportingAlert.
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    Visitors Section

  • The Visitors Section: How much for Russell Wilson?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Ben Lowery
    13 Jul 2015 | 10:19 am
    Today, we’re proud to present an improved version of the Reader. We’ve made the Reader faster, with shorter load times and smoother scrolling. We’ve also improved the way we display posts, so you can now see the highlights of each story at a glance. The new interface works just as well on a mobile device as it does on your computer, so it’s simpler and faster for you to catch up on blogs while on the go. Keeping track of recent posts from the blogs and sites you follow is now both easier and more fun. Our new cards — which preview each post’s…
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  • The 4 W’s of the Doha Sports Forum

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

    25 Jul 2015 | 9:10 am
    This weekend’s guest, Anthony Tolliver, is forward for the Detroit Pistons and has played professional basketball since 2007. Beginning his career at Creighton College, Anthony has also spent time in Minnesota, Charlotte, Phoenix, Golden State, and overseas. Anthony joins us to talk about his rewarding NBA career, his inspiring faith journey, and his busy summer schedule.     Anthony Tolliver Interview  
  • INTERVIEW with Rob Callistro

    25 Jul 2015 | 8:51 am
    Rob Callistro, a baseball evangelist and founder of Team Glory Baseball Ministries, joins UNPACKIN’ it to tell us about his new book, The Reliever: My Journey From Pitcher to Preacher. Being drafted by the Seattle Mariners and also spending time with the Chicago White Sox, Rob shares his struggle with placing baseball above everything else – including God. Rob’s journey is filled with excitement, disappointment, alcohol, drugs…and ultimately putting his trust in Jesus.   Rob Callistro Interview
  • Baseball Hall of Famers Remind us of God’s Greatness

    25 Jul 2015 | 7:59 am
    The Baseball Hall of Fame is welcoming a new class of inductees this weekend in Cooperstown. Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz all had wonderful careers, and now will be remembered as Hall of Famers. These players were the stars when I first started watching baseball. I particularly recall Randy Johnson’s incredible pitching style and unique size. Baseball has an amazing history, filled with legendary players and memorable games we should never forget. The Hall of Fame allows us to be reminded of the greatness of the past. When I look at the parallel of sports and…
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    Sonoma County Sports Fans

  • SoCo Sports Fans 07 25 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    23 Jul 2015 | 2:08 pm
    Matt Barrows from talks Niners with us! Plus we cover what THE FREAK has meant to the Giants and Caitlyn Jenner wins an ESPY! Cuz the ESPYs are a thing...
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    16 Jul 2015 | 2:51 pm
    "Valuable" - We break down the 50 most valuable franchises in the WORLD! Plus the NFL Franchise Tag deadline has come and gone, who got the BIG Deal? That and more!
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    10 Jul 2015 | 1:03 pm
    Talking Sharks with Kevin Kurz. Plus we remember Ken Stabler and which Bay Area team has the most pressure to win the next championship?
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    18 Jun 2015 | 12:57 pm
    "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!" - Warriors are NBA Champs and we are joined by Warriors TV Analyst Jim Barnett! Plus should Lebron be the MVP even if he is on the losing team? That and more!
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    12 Jun 2015 | 10:01 am
    "Finally It Has Happen To Me!" - Warriors!!!!! Also Heston's NO NO & State Of the Niners.
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  • False Dichotomy of Coddling and “Tough Love”

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

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

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

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

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

  • Middlesex sign Pakistan paceman Junaid Khan

    28 Jul 2015 | 10:51 pm
    Middlesex have announced the signing of Pakistan pacer Junaid Khan as their latest overseas player. The 25-year-old replaces Australian international Joe Burns and will play in the Royal London One-Day Cup match against his Lancashire at Blackpool on Wednesday. Great news as @JunaidkhanREAL joins the club as our new overseas player. Read more at – welcome to the club Junaid! — Middlesex Cricket (@Middlesex_CCC) July 27, 2015 The left-armer will also be available for Championship cricket, if required. “We are delighted to have got a bowler of Junaid’s…
  • Cook Set To Ring Changes Ahead of Third Ashes Test

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

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

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

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

  • LitterKat Artificial Turf Sweeper Sale 2015

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

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

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

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

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

  • JDS Podcast Episode 130: Junior D & Cardale Jones Both Love Ronda Rousey

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

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

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

    Junior D
    3 Jul 2015 | 3:19 am
    For those of you that haven’t seen this train wreck of an interview, here is the Youtube video. Harbaugh was not giving ESPN Radio Host Colin Cowherd much to work with and forced Cowherd to end... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 127: NBA Draft and More Football Talk

    Junior D
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:17 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the winners and losers in the NBA draft, top free agents in the NBA and we discuss some NFL news along with some college football talk. We also get into why P Diddy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Improving Sports

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Big XII Expansion Update

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

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

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

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

    17 Jul 2015 | 1:55 pm
    This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015.  We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.”  We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under.  If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too.  The next team up: Notre Dame.  We are going with an over/under of 9.5 regular season wins. September 5 vs Texas September 12 @ Virginia…
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  • HUGE BLOW to Chelsea roster in Community Shield match against Arsenal

    Jonathan Machlin
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:25 pm
    A hamstring injury might cost Chelsea their leading scorer in the Community Shield game. Will Diego Costa play? Before Chelsea begin their Premier League title defense, they face Arsenal in the Community Shield match – but a pair of injuries to key starts may make victory a hard proposition. According to Sky Sports, Chelsea leading scorer Diego Costa along with veteran center back Gary Cahill are both considered doubtful for the weekend match against their London rivals. Cahill exited Chelsea’s pre-season match against Barcelona early with an apparently broken nose. Costa was…
  • Man United forced to WAIT on FLOP sale before deal with La Liga SUPERSTAR

    Jonathan Machlin
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:06 am
    Man United’s hopes of landing Pedro are contingent upon finalizing a deal to rid themselves of Angel Di Maria. Can they land the Barcelona star before Premier League starts? Man United have hit a significant snag in their efforts to land Barcelona superstar Pedro: the uncompleted sale of Angel Di Maria. According to the Daily Mail, Man United are unable to make a bid for Pedro until they resolve the issue with the impending sale of Angel Di Maria to Ligue 1 giant Paris Saint-Germain – a sale that has reportedly hit some snags recently. With a £22 million buyout clause in…
  • Liverpool ENRAGE Man United with bid for £70m MEGA target

    Jonathan Machlin
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:29 am
    As Man United fall behind in the race for Thomas Muller, the Reds have suddenly emerged as challengers. Can Brendan Rodger pull off the transfer of the year? Bayern Munich superstar Thomas Muller has been a key target for Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford, but a new contender has emerged in the Muller sweepstakes. According to the Metro, Muller has become a “unlikely transfer target” for Liverpool – who finished 6th on the Premier League table this past season, but have become flush with cash ever since selling Raheem Sterling to Man City for nearly £50 million. Though the…
  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho SNUBBED as war of words continues with old RIVAL

    Sumeet Paul
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:39 am
    Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez has decided not to respond to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho’s personal insults. The two old rivals have been drawn into another chapter of their on-going feud following Benitez’s wife’s comments earlier this week. READ MORE: Man Utd vs PSG preview: Red Devils looking for fourth straight win. Predicted Man Utd XI vs PSG: De Gea to start despite reports? Arsenal to break transfer record: German star their target. The Spaniard’s spouse suggested that her husband seems to have to deal with the “messes” that Mourinho leaves behind at…
  • £10.4m Man City FLOP hires rap ICON Jay Z as new agent

    Jonathan Machlin
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:38 am
    A freak injury spoiled Jerome Boateng’s time with Man City, but he’s found great success in Bundesliga since leaving. Will Jay Z bring him back to the Premier League in the near future? Jay Z, one of the world’s biggest moguls has taken a former Man City defender under his wing as a client for his Roc Nation Sports agency. According to the Daily Mail, Jay Z has signed Jerome Boateng as the first ever European footballer to join his sports agency firm. Boateng spent one season with Man City after joining on a £10.4 million transfer out of Hamburger SV in 2010, but his time…
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    The Detroit Hustle -- Detroit Lions, Tigers, Red Wings and sometimes Pistons musings

  • The return of the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest and the peculiar fall of Joey Chestnut

    4 Jul 2015 | 2:19 pm
    Down goes the king Joey Chestnut looked like he had just come from a massage. The mustard yellow belt hung off his shoulder. He stood next to the ESPN reporter for his pre-contest interview and spouted off cliches without a care in the world. Like a President in his final term, he didn’t have to answer to anybody anymore. That should’ve been the first sign. It had always been too easy for Chestnut since Kobayashi left. Wins No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, No. 7 and No. 8 in the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog eating contest came and went without a challenger. Now he was looking for No. 9 and…
  • The Red Wings aren’t better than the Lightning, but that doesn’t mean they can’t win the series

    22 Apr 2015 | 10:06 am
    (Photo: Bridget Samuels) The Red Wings lead the Lightning two games to one. They can lose every remaining road game and still win the series. But if the Red Wings advance, “winning” won’t be the right word. The Lightning are too fast for the Red Wings. They’re just as deep offensively and have a better-skilled defense corps. They’ve outshot Detroit in every game thus far. The Red Wings took 37.6 percent of the total shots through the first three games, the lowest amount of any team in any playoff series. Detroit’s Corsi For percentage for the series is…
  • Playing the Mock Draft, Round 2: The ‘experts’ still don’t have it together

    20 Apr 2015 | 10:13 am
    Lions could saved a lot of trouble if they would’ve just signed D.J. Humphries out of High School and sent him to Double-A. (Photo: Army Recruiting) If you ever needed evidence that Mock Drafts are worthless, I have it. You don’t need to look at last year, when in all of the three months leading up to the draft exactly one expert had the Lions taking Eric Ebron, and he switched his pick two weeks later. All you need is the time period from March 18 to now. We’re less than two weeks away from the draft. The picture should be clear. Or at least clearer. There should be a…
  • Would a first-round playoff loss signify the end of a run for the Red Wings?

    15 Apr 2015 | 9:54 am
    (Nicole Yeary) Last year the Red Wings had an excuse. They were injured all year. Success became keeping the playoff streak alive. Everyone knew the Bruins were bigger and better. Fans’ hope for a series win rested solely on reputation: the Red Wings tend to win playoff series. Losing to Boston brought no surprise. The year before, the Red Wings won a playoff series, then lost to the eventual Stanley Cup champions. Well they choked it away. Up 3-1 in the series, Detroit let Chicago force a Game 7, and then allowed a Brent Seabrook overtime goal to win it. Detroit had a Cup run in them,…
  • Breaking down the Red Wings’ eighth segment: Detroit showing signs of improvement at right time

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:39 pm
    (Adam Glanzman) Red Wings fans have panicked for the last two and a half months. They had their reasons. Detroit went from fighting for home ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs to fighting to get into the playoffs, and all those battles came just months after the Red Wings were one of the top three teams in the league. The playoffs are here now. Detroit is in. But wide-eyed hope morphed into closed-eyed wincing. The Red Wings haven’t been good for three months. In their last 11 games of the season they posted a 4-4-3 record, good for 11 points. That’s the same pace…
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  • New Labels From Anchor, Brooklyn, Lagunitas and Others

    27 Jul 2015 | 3:33 pm
    Anchor Barrel Ale Anchor Barrel Ale Arcade Swanky Ape Saison Back Forty Trade Day Cuban Coffee Stout Brooklyn Black Comet Central City Patrick O’ Pumpkin Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale Elk Valley Schank Berliner Weisse Lagunitas Doppel Sticky Double Alt Ale Maui Doppel Shot Double Bock ol’ Republic Kolsch Gone A-Rye Roc Badass IPA Shmaltz Vulcan Red Session IPA
  • Music Video Monday: The Suffers’ Make Some Room

    27 Jul 2015 | 7:09 am
  • New Beer Labels

    23 Jul 2015 | 3:16 pm
    Here are a few interesting beer labels that were recently approved. Ballast Point The Commodore American Stout Epidemic Ales Belladonna Pale Ale Figueroa Mountain Czech Yo Self Hoppy Czech Style Pilsner Figueroa Mountain Weiss Weiss Baby Hoppy Crystal Weiss Ale Sierra Nevada & Crux Paddle Trail Ale Session IPA
  • Ask a Brewer: Device’s Ken Anthony

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

    20 Jul 2015 | 6:54 am
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    DC Pro Sports Report

  • Nationals acquire Jonathan Papelbon from the Phillies

    Mark Buterbaugh
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:16 pm
    The Washington Nationals have acquired former Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon in exchange for prospect pitcher Nick Pivetta.  The move is expected to move Papelbon into the closer role, with current closer Drew Storen moving to a setup role. The Nats bullpen has been far from a disaster.  Overall, the bullpen ranks seventh in the National League in ERA and WAR.  Furthermore, current closer Drew Storen has actually been quite effective, posting a 1.73 ERA and saving 29 games, which is third overall in the National League.  Storen converted 29 of 31 save opportunities.
  • Redskins Position Preview: Outside Linebacker

    Thomas Threlkeld
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:34 pm
    Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover outside linebacker. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // Inside Linebacker // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Jackson Jeffcoat, Ryan Kerrigan, Trent Murphy, Preston Smith, Trevardo Williams WILL MAKE FINAL ROSTER: Jackson Jeffcoat, Ryan Kerrigan, Trent Murphy, Preston Smith LIKELY TO BE CUT: Trevardo Williams LIKELY STARTERS: Ryan Kerrigan,…
  • Redskins Position Preview: Inside Linebacker

    Thomas Threlkeld
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:29 am
    Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover inside linebacker. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Will Compton, Dyshawn Davis, Ja’Gared Davis, Adam Hayward, Alonzo Highsmith, Terrance Plummer, Perry Riley, Keenan Robinson, Martrell Spaight WILL MAKE FINAL ROSTER: Will Compton, Adam Hayward, Perry Riley, Keenan Robinson, Martrell Spaight LIKELY TO…
  • Redskins Position Preview: Defensive End

    Thomas Threlkeld
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:45 am
    Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover the defensive end. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Chris Baker, Corey Crawford, Kedric Golston, Jason Hatcher, Rickey Jean-Francois, Frank Kearse, Stephen Paea, Travian Robertson WILL MAKE FINAL ROSTER: Chris Baker, Kedric Golston, Jason Hatcher, Rickey Jean-Francois, Frank Kearse, Stephen Paea LIKELY TO BE CUT: Corey…
  • Nats Minor League System Stat Leader Update (7/28)

    Mark Buterbaugh
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:08 am
      Here are the current record for the Washington Nationals minor league affiliates. Syracuse Chiefs (AAA) 41-63, 15GB Harrisburg Senators (AA) 50-53, 7 GB Potomac Nationals 15-15, 1 GB (2nd half) Hagerstown Suns (A) 14-17, 7 GB (2nd half) Auburn Doubledays (Low A) 16-19, 7.5 GB GCL Nationals (Rookie) 12-18, 4.5 GB Here are your current statistical leaders within the National minor league system. OFFENSIVE Doubles:  Osvaldo Abreau (A) 29, Jose Marmolejos-Diaz (A) 26, Jeff Gardner (A) 21, Trea Turner (AAA) 20, Darin Mastroianni (AAA) 20 Triples:  Trea Turner (AAA) 6, Alec Keller (A)…
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    Shay Sports

  • Top 11 Las Vegas Summer League Performers and Where They Are Now

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

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

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

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

    Seyi Omonira
    2 May 2015 | 3:29 pm
    Listen to the Pre-Fight podcast before the fight. Blogger was difficult with the embed from SoundCloud so I had to do it through Google Plus.
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    Youth 5v5 Flag Football Championship Tournaments| Local,Regional and National Events

  • DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: A Closer Look at Prevention in Youth Soccer + MORE

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

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

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

    Reginald Grigsby
    26 Jul 2015 | 11:30 am
    LEGAL CONCERNS: Should A College Football Player With A Liver Transplant Be Allowed to Play Again? – How badly does your kid want to play football? I mean, would want your son want to truly risk his life to play the sport he loves? And no….I’m not talking about suffering a concussion and the aftermath from repeated concussions. I’m talking about a most unusual case of a Towson University football player named Gavin Class who almost died in August, 2013, during a fall practice session… Continue Reading On » 3 Essentials for Choosing…
  • Help Your Child Learn the Secret of Real Leadership + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    24 Jul 2015 | 10:32 am
    Power of the Permit: Improving Youth Sports Safety One Municipality at a Time –   If you are involved in a private youth sports program which plays on publicly-owned fields, diamonds, rinks, or courts, or are in local government, you have probably been hearing a lot lately about what is being dubbed the "power of the permit": the authority municipalities and towns around the country are using to condition use of their athletic facilities by private programs on compliance with state concussion safety laws from which they would otherwise be exempt, or, in an…
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  • 9mm Ammo Quest: Lehigh Defense Maximum Expansion

    Mark Griffin
    19 Jul 2015 | 9:33 pm
    Ever since I published my first test of Lehigh Defense’s absurdly impressive “Maximum Expansion” ammunition, people have wanted to see it tested in other calibers.  Which I understand, but frankly, I haven’t been in that big of a rush to do so because — well, the .45 Colt version that I tested above is a unique and special situation.  It’s an exceptionally over-long bullet, made possible because of the exceptionally long chambers in the .45/.410 shotshell revolvers.  I didn’t test Maximum Expansion during my .380 Ammo Quest, because the manufacturer’s own specifications…
  • The USMC M40 Sniper Rifle: A Useful Life?

    Mark Griffin
    19 Jul 2015 | 9:18 pm
    Next year, the Marine Corp will celebrate the 50th birthday of an old friend: the 7.62x51mm M40 sniper rifle. Like most 49-year-olds, this old war horse has been through a lot. Born in the early days of the Vietnam War, the first variant was a far cry from today’s M40A5. The early models were not well suited for combat in Southeast Asia. The wooden stocks were prone to warping, and the range-finding reticle in the Redfield 3-9 power Accurange scope could melt in the hot sun. By the 1970s, these two major issues had been solved by incorporating a McMillan HTG stock and the Unertl MST-100…
  • The Last Big Bore Game Rifle

    Mark Griffin
    16 Jul 2015 | 7:12 am
    Well, certainly it is not in fact the last big game rifle, but rather a little-known offshoot of what was the last military bolt-action rifle adopted as a standard infantry weapon by its home country, the relatively well-known MAS 36. The pictures below shows the MAS sporting rifle variant in 10.75x68mm, complete with added safety, barrel-mounted sights, and sporter stock with MAS buttplate. This last feature proves the MAS sporter was not an after-the-fact modification but an actual factory gun offered by St. Étienne. Indeed, there even exists a prototype of a MAS “Hunting Carbine”, a…
  • Analyzing The DNA Of Benelli M4 Shotgun

    Mark Griffin
    16 Jul 2015 | 6:59 am
    Looking for a gun with a classic look and a rock solid finish? Well, here you are! Benelli M4 tactical shotgun exudes sheer class and a solid make which makes it so popular among those who have a thing for traditional and solid guns. The gun doesn’t cease to impress in all aspects be it the lock up, barrel fitment or simply the finish. Often called the ‘Cadillac’ of shotguns this is used as a combat shotgun by US marine cop. This gun has definitely taken the level of Benelli Shotguns up by a few notches.   In numerous Benelli M4 tactical shotgun review, the gun got high ratings and…
  • Optic Review: WOLF Optics PSU 1x/4x Variable Zoom Optical Gunsight

    Mark Griffin
    11 Jul 2015 | 10:21 am
    The WOLF Optics PSU is the only switchable zoom prism sight alternative availabe to the renowned ELCAN Specter DR 1x/4x dual role combat sight. I will be comparing the WOLF Optics PSU to the ELCAN a lot in this article. Just to be clear, I’m a huge fan of ELCAN optics and I have three various models of them on my rifles. As part of my testing process, I took the PSU sight to a training course hosted by SMGLee. He ran the PSU sight on his FNH FAL Para during most of the Intermediate Carbine Tactics course, while providing constant feedback to me on the optic. I really appreciated his help. A…
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    Betting Gods

  • Daily Racing Tips : Glorious Goodwood (28th July – 2nd August)

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

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

    21 Jul 2015 | 11:57 pm
    With the first 3 Major golf tournaments of 2015 already won, it’s time to turn our ante-post attentions to the fourth and final one – the US PGA Championship, which will be played at Whistling Straits between Thursday 13th August and Sunday 16th August. The course hosted the US PGA in 2004 and 2010 which were respectively won by Vijay Singh and Martin Kaymer, whilst the leaderboards were littered with quality players, many of whom give it a whack off the tea. In 2004, Vijay Singh and Justin Leonard were 4 shots and 3 shots respectively clear of the chasing pack and, though they…
  • US Open Tennis Betting Tips : Ante-Post Tips

    19 Jul 2015 | 11:15 pm
    With the hard-court season underway it seems like a good idea to take an ante-post look at the US Open which takes place between Aug 31st – September 13th. Here’s our analysis and tennis betting predictions of the top-10 players in the world and our ante-post advice. Novak Djokovic 5/4 Reached 5 finals and a further 3 semi-finals in the last 8 years, though has only lifted the title once. However, the year he won it followed victories in the Australian Open and Wimbledon – and this is the only other season in which he’s completed that grand slam double. Unarguably the…
  • Irish Oaks Horse Racing Betting Tips

    17 Jul 2015 | 11:29 pm
    The Irish Oaks is a Group One 12-furlong race run at the Curragh. In the last 10 years it has been won 4 times by trainer Aidan O’Brien, whilst the only other winning trainer in that time with a runner today is John Gosden. 10 runners have been declared for this year’s contest – so here’s our analysis and big race tip. Curvy 5/2 Highlights just how quickly horses can progress having won her first race this year of a mark of 72 and is now rated 112 after 3 more victories including a group-three and a group-two. Ryan Moore rode her to victory at Royal Ascot, but…
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    The Sports Journal

  • Why Can’t the Los Angeles Galaxy Win on the Road?

    Bradford Evans
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:22 pm
    Bradford Jamieson IV of the Los Angeles Galaxy tries to take the ball away from AJ Cochran of the Houston Dynamo. (LA Galaxy/Twitter) The Los Angeles Galaxy lost another game away from home against the Houston Dynamo in embarrassing fashion. Houston dictated the flow of the entire game, and the Dynamo ended up winning the game 3-0. The loss looks especially bad for the Los Angeles Galaxy, because Houston are struggling mightily at the moment. Los Angeles last won a game away from home on August 20, 2014. The Galaxy has not won a regular season game away for almost a year. It’s astounding…
  • Passive Offense Can Only Continue to Stir Puig Trade Rumors

    Gabriela Vidal
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:06 pm
    Los Angeles Dodgers right-fielder Yasiel Puig watches from the dugout during a game against the Atlanta Braves on July 21. Puig is the latest face in Dodgers trade talk rumors. (Mandatory Credit: Erik S. Lesser / EPA) The Los Angeles Dodgers newest losing streak came home with them last night against the Oakland Athletics in a 2-0 outcome, and for Yasiel Puig, his contribution to the cold offense that evening could potentially cost him a stake in the franchise. Just like most of the lineup on Tuesday, Puig couldn’t seem to challenge Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray’s tactical throws.
  • Chicago Cubs’ Starlin Castro Sits as he Tries to Escape Slump

    Michal Dwojak
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:49 am
    CHICAGO, IL – JULY 27: Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs smiles as he leaves the field in the 7th inning against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field on July 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Chicago Cubs fans have always created excuses for Starlin Castro. The shortstop was always the highlight for the team when it was in the bottom of the standings during the first seasons of the rebuilding process put into place by team president Theo Epstein. He’s been a three-time All-Star in his young career and always was the bright spot for the…
  • Chicago White Sox try to Rescue Season After Sixth Straight win

    Michal Dwojak
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:18 am
    Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) The Chicago White Sox have been an inconsistent team throughout the season. The group has been disappointing after an offseason when management brought in key players to help bolster the lineup to along with a strong pitching staff. But Chicago had a difficult start to the season and has been at the bottom of the A.L. Central standing for much of the season. The White Sox had small winning…
  • Receivers Look to Help Green Bay Packers Take Final Step

    Jim Fiore
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:39 am
    SEATTLE, WA – JANUARY 18: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with Davante Adams #17 after Cobb catches a 13-yard touchdown in the first quarter during the 2015 NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) After a heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in last season’s NFC Championship Game, the Green Bay Packers are looking to make the final jump and win their first Super Bowl since the 2010 season. The 28-22 overtime loss is certainly still on the…
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    FiveThirtyEight » Sports | FiveThirtyEight

  • How Weird Is Alex Rodriguez’s Resurgence?

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

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

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

    Neil Paine
    18 Jul 2015 | 8:51 am
    On the occasion of this past week’s Major League All-Star Game, when baseball’s absurd abundance of young talent was on full display (Hello, Mike Trout!), the question was worth asking: Where did these two All-Star teams stand historically, in terms of the most gifted groups assembled since the first All-Star Game was held in 1933?The answer might (or might not) surprise you.To get a handle on the talent available to each league in each All-Star Game, I used the run-based components12 of Baseball-Reference’s wins above replacement (WAR) to build a projection system that, in terms of…
  • Are Dez Bryant And Demaryius Thomas Worth $140 Million?

    Benjamin Morris
    17 Jul 2015 | 9:39 am
    What seemed destined to be an ongoing holdout saga between Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys came to an abrupt end Wednesday when the two sides reached a deal for a five-year, $70 million contract with $32 million fully guaranteed (with up to $45 million sort of guaranteed). Right around the same time, the Broncos re-signed Demaryius Thomas for an eerily similar amount.While not quite as precedent-shattering as the $100-million-plus with $50 million(ish) guaranteed that Calvin Johnson — perhaps the premier wide receiver of our time — got in 2012, these are still staggering…
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    The Dirtiest Picks on the Internet

  • Summer League

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

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

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

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

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

  • WWE Monday Night Raw Recap: Some Things Never Change

    Distinct Athlete
    28 Jul 2015 | 11:08 am
    WWE continued their build towards SummerSlam last night (SURPRISE IT”S GOING TO BE FOUR HOURS LONG!) with a focus on clearing up the WWE Title picture and all but announcing who the new #1 contender will be, SPOILER ALERT: We’ve seen this before. Let’s take a look at what went down last night, as always GIFs The post WWE Monday Night Raw Recap: Some Things Never Change appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Prince Amukamara Says Victor Cruz Is Faster Than Ever

    Distinct Athlete
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:46 am
    New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is only nine months removed from a severe knee injury, but teammates say he looks like a new man. Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, worked out with Cruz and believes he’s faster now than he was before he tore the patellar tendon in his right knee in October. “I The post Prince Amukamara Says Victor Cruz Is Faster Than Ever appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Judge Tosses Out Orlando Scandrick’s Restraining Order Against Draya

    Distinct Athlete
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:34 am
    Amid reports of a reconciliation, a judge has tossed out the restraining order against Draya, after Orlando Scandrick failed to show up to today’s court hearing. Scandrick claimed his ex-fiancee physically abused him on several occasions, but TMZ reports that the two lovebirds may be back together. The post Judge Tosses Out Orlando Scandrick’s Restraining Order Against Draya appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Couple Spells Out Sexual Phrase In Engagement Photo

    Distinct Athlete
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:23 am
    One couple wanted to celebrated their engagement by sharing a photo spelling out their initials in fried rice.  Only thing is, their initials spelled out something sexual. I doubt the couple realized what they unintentionally spelled out, but this makes for a hilarious picture. Congrats to the happy couple! The post Couple Spells Out Sexual Phrase In Engagement Photo appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Shane Victorino gives teary goodbye to Boston after being traded (Video)

    Nicholas Norman
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:11 am
    July 28, 2015 Scrappy outfielder Shane Victorino punched his ticket to Boston immortality with his conquests during the 2013 MLB Postseason. Victorino was a crucial contributor that year, helping the Red Sox capture the World Series in an unforgettable run just months after the Boston Marathon bombing. A go-ahead grand slam in the ALCS against The post Shane Victorino gives teary goodbye to Boston after being traded (Video) appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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    Other League

  • Tottenham Hotspur Vs. MLS All-Stars: What To Watch For

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

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

    Alex Lowe
    27 Jul 2015 | 10:27 pm
    Alex and Colby discuss the tail end of free agency, the point guards on their way to Texas, and play a best of the best game, breaking down the top NBA Champions of the last 16 years. The post Puddle of Diet Coke – Luxury Tax appeared first on Other League.
  • Who is John Gant?

    Alex Lowe
    27 Jul 2015 | 5:20 am
    A week before the 2015 MLB trade deadline, the Atlanta Braves shipped Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson to division rival New York Mets in exchange for a pair of pitching prospects. The two prospects are Rob Whalen and John Gant. Gant is regarded as the prospect with the higher upside between the pair, so it’s time to look at just who John Gant is. Gant went to high school in Wesley Chapel, Florida, but was born in Savannah, Georgia, keeping with the Braves tradition of gobbling up prospects from the Peach State. He’ll turn 23 on August 6, 2015. He was drafted in the 21st round in…
  • Adrian Peterson’s New But Similar Deal

    Colby Rogers
    24 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings tore up his old contract that had 3 years, $43.25 million left1 and signed a new contract for . . . 3 years, $44 million. Several words were used to describe this contract, always in quotes. “Mutual” and “new” chief among them. It’s apparent that Peterson was in hot water after his suspensions but has been reinstated for the 2015 season. However, his former contract was harder to get out from under than his current deal and the Vikings took advantage of this by essentially guaranteeing his 2015 salary and then holding…
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    All Posts - The Herd Report

  • Duke Williams' DM Isn't The Problem

    Greg Pokriki
    25 Jul 2015 | 6:03 am
    Recently pornstar Mia Khalifa posted a screenshot of a direct message conversation she and Buffalo Bills safety Duke Williams had on Twitter. The exchange seemed lopsided, and unfairly portrayed Williams in a bad light. The conversation can be read here: Khalifa posted the image with a caption saying, "Warning: Trespassers in my DM's will be shot and hung out to dry in public." The first interesting fact about the conversation is its plausibility. For Williams to even be able to direct message the pornstar, the two would have to mutually follow each other. That in and of itself defies…
  • Buffalo 4, Syracuse 3: Bisons Win A One Run Game

    Greg Pokriki
    22 Jul 2015 | 6:53 pm
    Though things would be interesting down to the wire, the Buffalo Bisons pulled off the 4-3 victory over the Syracuse Chiefs tonight at Coca Cola Field.The Syracuse Chiefs got to Buffalo starter Daniel Norris quickly in the first. The visiting team scored a runner from second on a single to left field. However, the 1-0 lead would not last long.Buffalo broke the game open in its half of the first. After Dalton Pompey’s walk, a fielding error from Trea Turner helped to put two runners on base. Matt Hauge then shot a single to left field scoring Pompey. The Bisons continued the rally with a two…
  • Buffalo 5, Syracuse 7: Bisons Lose Back And Forth Game

    Greg Pokriki
    21 Jul 2015 | 10:15 pm
    A day after shutting out their opponent, the Buffalo Bisons couldn't find an answer to now stop them. Buffalo dropped today's game against the Syracuse Chiefs 7-5. The Chiefs wasted no time getting on the board, putting up the game’s first run in the first inning. Two hits, one by popular MLB talent Jayson Werth who is down on a rehab assignment, and a sacrifice fly scored the run.Buffalo answered and did so quickly. With bases loaded Melky Mesa put a sacrifice fly into center field for the RBI and tie game. The Bisons scored another run to take the lead. The RBI came from Caleb…
  • Everybody Loves Rex

    Staff Writer
    21 Jul 2015 | 8:39 am
    On December 31, 2014, Buffalo fans got an unexpected break up text from our Head Coach Doug Marrone, who accepted the opt out clause in his contract, leaving the 9-7 Bills team behind him and safely bringing with him $4 million.  It hurt. Marrone leaving was a terrible surprise after a shockingly inspiring season where for the first time in years we gossiped about our chances for a playoff berth instead of the stale draft pick conversation.  With a stellar defense, a growing offense, and without a captain at the helm, fans felt lost.Enter: Rex Ryan.   We all knew him, the…
  • 10 Cards Given in Dramatic Game as FC Buffalo Loses Last Game of the Season 3-2

    Douglas Hannon
    17 Jul 2015 | 9:30 pm
    Fans waited for almost an hour for the game to start after Cleveland's bus broke down. FC Buffalo fell 3-2 on a humid Friday night in which Buffalo fans were subject to a huge range of emotions in the course of an eventful game.  The night began with a delay as opponent AFC Cleveland was waylaid by a mechanical failure on their team bus.  Kickoff was pushed back almost an hour as a result, though FC Buffalo fans might have been happy for Cleveland to not arrive at all had they known what was coming.AFC Cleveland was first to be booked as Buffalo’s Ngwese Ebangwese…
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  • CLT20 2015 Schedule Fixture venue Details

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

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

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

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

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

    29 Jul 2015 | 8:58 am
      Royals new hired gun Johnny Cueto officially joined the Royals last night. To clear roster space, Joe Blanton, one day after recording his second save (this one the rare 3-inning variety) in three appearances (only two career saves), was shipped out, designated for assignment. Blanton, gave us more than we ever expected this season, producing a 3.89 ERA over 41 2/3 innings, including two good starts before two poor ones as he was forced into the rotation back in June. When the season began, imagining Blanton, who other than a brief stint in Triple-A Sacramento last year, was owning and…
  • WOW! Defense shines as Royals win 2-1

    Christopher Till
    28 Jul 2015 | 7:39 pm
    Johnny Cueto has the second best ERA since 2011 while pitching in a hitter’s ballpark in Cincinnati.  He now pitches in Kansas City and, with this defense, he may never allow another run. Eric Hosmer collected 3 hits while driving in 2, including the game winning home run with two outs in the top of the 9th, as the Royals took game two in Cleveland, 2-1.  With the win, the Royals move to 61-38 and 23 games above .500 for the first time since 1989.  They stand 8.5 games above Minnesota in 1st place in the AL Central. In the top of the 4th, Lorenzo Cain tripled on a play…
  • Royals Grab Zobrist

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:17 pm
    It was announced by Ken Rosenthal that the Royals have acquired Oakland A's super-utility man Ben Zobrist in exchange for minor league pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks. Ben Zobrist immediately provides an upgrade to the Royals both offensively and defensively and in many ways fills some of the void left by the injured Alex Gordon. For now, Zobrist has the ability to fill many holes. With experience in the outfield and infield both, he can provide flexibility for the Royals in many ways by covering a number of defensive positions. He also sports a lifetime .784 OPS and has an .801 OPS…
  • Rock and Royal: Hosmer and Morales Lift Royals Over Tribe

    Sarah Davis
    27 Jul 2015 | 7:59 pm
    The Cleveland Indians are not good. There are no ways around it, and no ways to deny it. The Kansas City Royals are very good, and they got even better yesterday. There are also no ways to deny that.   Since the news broke yesterday that Johnny Cueto would become a Kansas City Royal, the Royals have outscored their opponents 14-6. Eric Hosmer and Kendrys Morales did their part to make that feat happen, as they combined for eight RBIs tonight in a 9-4 victory in the series opener with the Cleveland Indians.   His first start against Cleveland didn’t go so well for Edinson…
  • With Cueto, Royals instantly become the team to beat

    Christopher Till
    26 Jul 2015 | 7:04 pm
      The Royals were searching for help for their rotation.  On Sunday, the Royals got it in the shape of Johnny Cueto Prior to Sunday, the biggest trade deadline acquisition in Royals history was (arguably) getting Jeremy Guthrie from Colorado in exchange for Jonathan Sanchez.  That all changed when the Royals acquired Johnny Cueto and cash from the Reds in exchange for Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb, and Cody Reed.  It was an uncharacteristic move by Dayton Moore, but, a welcome one by Royals fans.  With the move, the Royals, who already were sporting the best record in…
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  • PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 1st T20

    Sohail Zafar
    29 Jul 2015 | 3:29 am
    Pakistan will looking to complete a treble in the Sri Lanka tour when they meet the hosts in first of two Twenty20 internationals at the Premadasa stadium Colombo on Thursday. Pakistan won one-day international series 3-2 and clinched the preceding three Test series 2-1 to earn a double in the Island in nine years. On The post PTV Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 1st T20 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Chelsea Vs Barcelona 2015: Live Score & Match Updates

    Pakistan Tribune
    28 Jul 2015 | 4:06 pm
    The soccer lovers should get witness of one of the most interesting preseason soccer match on Tuesday night as English Champs Chelsea and Spanish Giants Barcelona are all set to lock horns each other in International Champions Cup match at the FedEx Field in Maryland. Barca began their ICC 2015 campaign with a 2-1 triumph The post Chelsea Vs Barcelona 2015: Live Score & Match Updates appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • ICC 2015: Chelsea Vs Barcelona Watch Live On

    Pakistan Tribune
    28 Jul 2015 | 4:01 pm
    A highly anticipated preseason soccer encounter takes place on Tuesday night as Premier League champions Chelsea and La Liga giants Barcelona will renew their rivalry in International Champions Cup at FedEx Field. The Blues opened their International Champions Cup campaign with a traumatic 4-2 defeat to New York Red Bulls, but a 1-1 (6-5) penalty The post ICC 2015: Chelsea Vs Barcelona Watch Live On appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Manchester United Complete Signing of Argentina no 1

    Ghazanfar Shah
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:39 am
    Manchester United have signed Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a free transfer. The 28-year-old will arrive at the Old Trafford as a replacement for no.2 keeper Victor Valdes, who is set leave the club this summer following a fallout with Louis Van Gaal. Romero, who was released by Sampdoria last month, has penned a three-year The post Manchester United Complete Signing of Argentina no 1 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Pak vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI: Live Scorecard & Text Commentary

    Azhar Nadeem
    26 Jul 2015 | 2:15 am
    Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has won the toss and decided to bat in the fifth and final one day international at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota. The hosts have made three changes in their team that suffered a thrashing seven-wicket loss in the fourth ODI at Colombo to concede Pakistan an unassailable The post Pak vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI: Live Scorecard & Text Commentary appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
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  • Jen Welter: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way

    Andrew Fish Fain
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:25 pm
    The NFL may be the most watched sport in the country, but in some ways they always seem to be a step behind. They were behind baseball in integration, they were behind baseball in having a CBA and now they are behind the NBA when it comes to having a female coach. That’s right; the The post Jen Welter: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • NFL: H.O.F. Barring Sydney Seau From Giving Speech, Makes No Sense

    Andrew Fish Fain
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:05 pm
    There is no question that Junior Seau was one of the greatest Linebackers of his generation, and his inclusion in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton is a no brainer. So on August 8th when the Hall of Fame welcomes its newest class, Seau will get the honor he deserves. Sadly, he will The post NFL: H.O.F. Barring Sydney Seau From Giving Speech, Makes No Sense appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • Wrestling: Lucha Underground Offering Fans An Alternative To WWE

    Daniel James Gentile
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:00 am
    The WWE has always been the benchmark when it pertains to professional wrestling.  Although, that’s not to say there hasn’t been competition. Several other wrestling promotions such as Total Nonstop Action (TNA) and Ring of Honor (ROH) have television deals, and have looked to capture a portion of the WWE audience. And now another challenger The post Wrestling: Lucha Underground Offering Fans An Alternative To WWE appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • Texas Rangers: To Trade Or Not To Trade?

    Hunter Holdridge
    29 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    Once again, the Texas Rangers find themselves in a very peculiar situation as the trade deadline looms just two days from now. This time of year can be fun for teams or a nightmare, as in the case of a 21-5 drubbing at the hands of the hated New York Yankees. Franchises can give away The post Texas Rangers: To Trade Or Not To Trade? appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • Hulk Hogan: Despite Racist Rant, He Will Always Be Part Of WWE’s Mount Rushmore

    Stephen Coganator
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:08 pm
    When you first think of Mount Rushmore, if you’re not a sports fan, you think of the mountain that shows the sculpted faces of four of the greatest presidents that the United States has ever had. But if you’re a sports fan, you know the term Mount Rushmore means more than one mountain. Because of The post Hulk Hogan: Despite Racist Rant, He Will Always Be Part Of WWE’s Mount Rushmore appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
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  • Louis van Gaal – Manchester United anniversary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    30 May 2015 | 10:25 pm
    Beefy & Rob headed out to have a look at the State of Origin Handball match-up between Victoria and South Australia. The Australian Women’s team were also playing a warm up game before they head off to their World Championship qualifying tournament in Kazakhstan.  
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  • West Ham want to add to striking contingent

    Matt Farr
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    Premier League outfit West Ham are planning to make a shock £12 million swoop for Fenerbahce striker Moussa Sow, report The Express. The Hammers need more firepower in attack given the injury-history of current first-team man Andy Carroll, and manager Slaven Bilic is looking to return to Turkey. The former Besiktas boss likes the look of Fenerbahce’s Sow, having witnessed his talents during his Super Lig stint. The 29-year-old forward has an impressive goalscoring record, netting 14 goals in 33 league games last season, and would be a superb addition to the Upton Park side. Uncertain role…
  • Ex Man United striker eyes Premier League return

    Gareth Alder-Woolf
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov is in talks over personal terms with Aston Villa according to the Daily Express. AS Monaco released their Bulgarian striker at the end of the season making Berbatov a free agent. Stiliyan Petrov, cancer fighting Villa hero and good friend of Berbatov, has informed Tim Sherwood that the Premier League journeyman is ready for one more stint in English football. The Bulgarian has already represented Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Fulham. Scoring options Sherwood needs to think scoring options after the sale of Christian Benteke to…
  • Chelsea winger to return to Italy

    Tom Malley
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah is on the verge of sealing a season-long loan move to Roma this week from Chelsea, reports from the Mail Online confirm. The Egyptian is set to seal his protracted move to last seasons Serie A runners up on Wednesday. The winger had agreed to join up with the Italian side at the weekend but the two clubs have now included a £1.4million loan fee with the option of a £16million buy-out figure. Doom and gloom in London Salah moved to Stamford Bridge back in January 2014 from FC Basel for a fee in the region of £11million. However by the end of that season he was…
  • Who are ya?! Jan Kliment

    James Wootton
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Jan Kliment is a new signing for Bundesliga club VFB Stuttgart, and arrives in Germany fresh off winning the Golden Boot at the Under-21 European Championships. The Czech star shone at the tournament in his home nation scoring three times in the competition, although they all came in the same match – a 4-0 group stage win over Serbia. Stuttgart parted with around £710,000 to bring the forward to the Mercedes-Benz Arena, and the youngster has put pen to paper on a four year deal with Die Roten. The 21-year-old has a growing reputation on the continent and the former Jihlava man will be…
  • Former Gunners enforcer returns to homeland

    Andrew Sinclair
    29 Jul 2015 | 8:00 am
    Former Arsenal defensive midfielder Abou Diaby has made a return to his native France with Marseille after being released by the Gunners earlier this summer, as report BBC Sport. The former Auxerre man had been beset by injuries and therefore only made 2 appearances in all competitions in his final two seasons with Arsenal, but now Marcelo Bielsa has offered him the chance to resurrect his career with the club who finished fourth in Ligue 1 last season. Diaby had turned down a move to the Gunners Premier League rivals West Brom in favour of making the move to France in a bid to get back to…
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  • Premier League Football Week 11 Preview & Betting Tips

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:47 am
    Cookie shares with us his selections for the weekends Premier League football, and had you have been following his selections this season you would be looking at a healthy 17% profit on your investment thus far! Great tipping.Liverpool v Chelsea Chelsea are rightly at the top of the table, and are looking the best team in the league, Liverpool however are looking a poor version of themselves from last season. But I think the pricing on this game reflects that too drastically. Its hard to justify Chelsea being around a 11/10 shot to go and win at Anfield against a Liverpool team that rested…
  • Premier League Football Week 8 Preview & Betting Tips

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:31 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

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:32 am
    Our resident tipster Cookie is showing good profit in the Premier League so far with his football betting tips. Read on to find out this week's suggested winners. And remember to sign up to Game of Odds if you haven't already to put your football knowledge and predictions to the test!Hull v Crystal Palace Hull have looked an interesting side to watch, and they have got a decent enough set of players there, but something isn’t quite going right for them of late. They have won just one of their last 11 premier league matches since the FA Cup semi-final win last April (losing 6 along the…
  • Championship Week 6 Preview & Betting Tips

    28 Jul 2015 | 5:32 pm
    Cookie took profit on both last weekend and this week’s midweek fixtures in the Championship, and he’s convinced about a few games with big plays this weekend. Cookie has a bigger stake available this weekend due to midweek winners - so is staking approx £12,000 this weekendWatford v Bournemouth I’ve been quite sweet about the chances of Bournemouth in their last two games, and they have let me down on both occasions, and this is very much a case of twice bitten thrice shy for me. Watford are without Troy Deeney and Fernando Foresieri, so are missing options up front (those two…
  • Premier League Week 5 Preview & Betting Tips

    28 Jul 2015 | 5:32 pm
    Last weekend’s results saw over a 10% profit on advised stakes in the Premier League and with the season running well into profit, what does Cookie have up his sleeve this week for you lucky punters?QPR v Stoke Whilst I understand each team has a quota that live television has to meet, it does seem that rather a lot of them are coming early in the season. And this weekend’s early live match in the premier league brings us a stinker in QPR vs Stoke. There isn’t much to get excited about here, and especially if you are a QPR fan, they have been conceding goals in chunks and…
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  • 2015 Big Sky Conference Football Preview

    Andrew Doughty
    28 Jul 2015 | 5:05 pm
    TEAMFINAL BROVERALL RECORDCONF RECORDEastern Washington1311-37-1Montana209-56-2Montana State348-56-2Idaho State338-46-2Northern Arizona557-55-3Cal Poly217-55-3Sacramento State467-54-4Southern Utah633-93-5North Dakota755-73-5Portland State733-92-6Weber State782-102-6Northern Colorado1013-82-6UC Davis822-91-7Eastern Washington‘s offseason headlines were dominated by the transfer of quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., who elected to head south for his final year of eligibility and help Oregon win their first national title. Despite the loss of one of the best signal-callers in the nation, the…
  • Still Too Early 2015 Conference USA Football Preview

    Andy Coffaro
    28 Jul 2015 | 10:43 am
    This year’s Conference USA football preview looks a little different than it has in season’s past. The biggest omission is UAB, after it become the first FBS program to shut down since Cal State Fullerton in 1992 (although it does appear the program may be reinstated in 2016). Taking the Blazers place is Charlotte, a two-year old program that competed at the FCS level the past two seasons. One thing is for certain, however – no matter who’s playing in Conference USA, there’s bound to be points galore.East DivisionWestern Kentucky returns the leading passer in the…
  • 2015 Heartland Conference Football Preview

    Max Irving
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:19 pm
    2014 Heartland Conference FOOTBALL STANDINGSTEAMBROVERALL RECORDCONF. RECORDFranklin808-38-0Mt. St. Joseph1258-27-1Bluffton1856-46-2Rose-Hulman1557-35-3Manchester1944-63-5Defiance2063-73-5Anderson 2352-82-6Hanover2112-82-6Earlham2400-100-8Franklin has had a stranglehold on the conference title the last five seasons and it doesn’t look like that will be changing. The Grizzlies may have lost conference POY QB Grant Welp, but they return 16 starters, including a strong OL. Kole Stogner and Ty’Ronte Files should both see carries in the backfield. Dylan Jenney is one of the top TEs…
  • 2015 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Football Preview

    Max Irving
    27 Jul 2015 | 2:59 pm
    2014 NESCAC FOOTBALL STANDINGSTEAMBROVERALL RECORDCONF. RECORDAmherst908-09-0Wesleyan947-17-1Middlebury876-26-2Trinity1175-35-3Bates1734-44-4Tufts1884-44-4Bowdoin2022-62-6Colby1952-62-6Williams2242-62-6Hamilton2400-80-8The top defense in the NESCAC gets back several key pieces including LB Thomas Kleyn (60 tackles), along with DBs Jayme Spears (six INTs) and Chris Gow (four INTs) for Amherst. Look for RB Nick Kelly to get plenty of touches in this offense. Amherst also brings back four of its top five WRs. This team should be a contender once again.And from the top defense, we move to the…
  • 2015 Colonial Athletic Association Football Preview

    Colt Kesselring
    27 Jul 2015 | 8:59 am
    2014 Colonial Athletic Association Football StandingsTEAMBROVERALL RECORDCONF. RECORDNew Hampshire612-28-0Villanova811-37-1James Madison129-46-2Richmond239-55-3William & Mary337-54-4Delaware546-64-4Maine525-64-4Stony Brook585-74-4UAlbany507-53-5Towson814-82-6Rhode Island1041-111-7Elon991-110-8Colonial Athletic Conference Football comes into the 2015 season fifth on our FCS Conference Rankings. The CAA featured multiple FCS Playoff squads for a record 24th consecutive season, and all four of them come into the season ranked in the BR Top 25. BR-12 James Madison bowed out of the…
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  • What makes a company successful?

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

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

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

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

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

    29 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    Last year: 32-36-14, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the playoffs by 20 points. Key additions: Ray Shero, John Hynes, Pavel Zacha, John Moore, Kyle Palmieri Key subtractions: Lou Lamoriello, Bryce Salvador, Michael Ryder, Scott Gomez, Steve Bernier, Mark Fraser, Martin Havlat Offense: The Devils may have finally landed a true blue chipper to build […]
  • Quick thoughts after the Derek Stepan signing

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:28 am
    Derek Stepan signed yesterday, as new GM Jeff Gorton fit the final piece of the offseason puzzle into place. Stepan’s deal came in at six years, $39 million ($6.5 million cap hit). The deal has a full no trade for the first four years, and then a limited no trade for the final two (I […]
  • Rangers agree to terms with Derek Stepan

    27 Jul 2015 | 6:52 am
    The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with RFA center Derek Stepan on a multi-year contract. Per Larry Brooks, it is a six year deal worth $6.5 million per year. This makes Stepan the second highest paid skater on the Rangers (Rick Nash) at just 25 years old. The deal expires when Stepan is 31, […]
  • Rangers elect one-year arbitration award

    27 Jul 2015 | 6:24 am
    Just a quick update on the Derek Stepan arbitration process: The Rangers have elected a one-year arbitration award for Stepan. If this goes to arbitration, Stepan will get a one-year deal, meaning he will be an RFA next year as well. This isn’t all that surprising, as it ensures the Rangers get one more crack […]
  • Top ten things to expect to hear leading up to Derek Stepan’s arbitration

    26 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    Derek Stepan’s arbitration date is tomorrow, and he will be the talk of Rangerland until the day he signs. So here are some things to expect to hear over the next two days. 1. Everyone will flip out over Stepan’s asking price. Stepan is asking for $7.25 million in arbitration. Insert rage here. In reality, […]
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  • Steam: Valve schließt schwere Sicherheitslücke

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    24 Jul 2015 | 11:25 am
    Basketball legend Kobe Bryant visited the Barcelona squad at their training base in California yesterday. Kobe Bryant meets FC Barcelona team and swaps shirts with Andres IniestaThe LA Lakers legend exchanged shirts with club legend Andres Iniesta after watching the players train.The 36 year old Kobe Bryant exchanged shirts with club legend Andres Iniesta after watching the players train.FC Barcelona will face Manchester United this weekend in a pre-season friendly.Watch Kobe Bryant, a long time Barcelona fan, meet his footballing or “soccer” heroes in the video below.WATCH THE VIDEO…
  • VIDEO: David Beckham surprises a family with $100,000

    24 Jul 2015 | 7:02 am
    David Beckham has always been loved by the football fans and he gave us one more reason to continue doing so.David Beckham surprises a family with $100,000David Beckham surprised a working class family with seven new iPhones that each had a prepaid 10 year plan as part of US TV show ‘Knock Knock Live’.Adding to it, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star presented the family with a whopping $100,000 cheque which is set to change their lives.The Gonzalez family got too emotional and there were lots of tears shed before David Beckham played football, or “soccer” with the kids…
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  • Suzukua 8 Hours: Honda HRC confirms Stoner crash due to throttle issue

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

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

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

    Jordan Groves
    26 Jul 2015 | 7:56 am
    Sebastian Vettel has won a highly dramatic 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix that saw the Mercedes drivers involved in collisions and off-track excursions. Red Bull capitalized on Mercedes’ calamities to take 2nd and 3rd for Daniil Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg would come home 6th and 8th. A minute’s silence preceded the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix, with the 20 drivers joining together with Jules Bianchi’s family at the front of the grid. After this emotional tribute, the drivers put those thoughts to the back of their minds as they strapped in…
  • Formula One: Hamilton puts in blistering lap to take Hungarian Grand Prix pole

    Jordan Groves
    25 Jul 2015 | 6:24 am
    Lewis Hamilton has taken pole position for the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix after a scintillating lap that gave him a half a second advantage over team-mate and 2nd placed qualifier Nico Rosberg. Lewis is seeking his fifth win in Hungary and has dominated the event so far by topping every practice and qualifying session. Q1: Lewis Hamilton continued his rule over the top spot in Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Saturday morning by taking the fastest time in final practice. His lead over his rivals had diminished overnight however, with Nico Rosberg getting to within a tenth of Hamilton’s…
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  • Discover Polo

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

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

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

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

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

    Jason Whitney
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:06 pm
    Jason Whitney When it comes to basketball, the topic of who’s the best one-on-one player tends to come up frequently. This is a rather broad debate as it ranges from kids going at it on the playground to older dudes arguing over a few drinks at the bar on who’s the best one-on-one player. Even hoops aficionados will give you their take on who’s the best during different segments on television and radio. But this all pales in comparison to when Hall of Fame players chime in on the topic. And that’s exactly what legend Larry Bird did while talking on the Dan Patrick Show…
  • LeBron James’ Crank shown on live television ruined Tinder date and was “clearly done on purpose because he’s not as good as Michael Jordan”

    Jason Whitney
    27 Jul 2015 | 3:31 pm
    Jason Whitney Back in June during the NBA Finals, ABC accidentally had their cameras a bit too close to LeBron James’ man parts. While most of American really didn’t care or thought this was just another great headline for the gossipy outlets – Sports-Kings included, apparently the Federal Communications Commission received a few complaints about King James’ tallywacker. And one of them is almost too comical to believe. (H/T TMZ Sports) In total, 5 people bitched about the impromptu peep show to the FCC — which released the documents to TMZ Sports, though the…
  • What Is Les Mills And Should I Try It?

    15 Jul 2015 | 1:34 pm
    SKsStaff It seems like every few years a new exercise craze comes along that takes the fitness world by storm. Some are mega-hits, like Zumba, that sweep health centers and gyms for years, where as some are popular for a year or two before promptly disappearing. Les Mills is one fitness craze that seems to be sticking around. By combining hardcore strength training, endurance and fun into one workout, fitness buffs don’t seem likely to give it up anytime soon. Les Mills training workouts are held in over 80 countries and 14,000 health clubs. More people are attending the classes and more…
  • 2015 Eurobasket Preview and Bettings Odds

    14 Jul 2015 | 10:03 pm
    SKsStaff By: 2015 will see the 39th playing of the FIBA EuroBasket Championship.  The tournament takes place between the 5th and 20th September and was due to be hosted by Ukraine.  However, due to the political situation in the country, Ukraine gave up the right to host the tournament and a number of other countries stepped forward to take their place. Out of the countries who placed a bid, it was decided that Germany, Croatia, Latvia and France would all host one group stage each.  France will host the knock-out stages and the final, which will be held at the…
  • Reasons Why Online Betting Is Far Better Than Visiting Betting Shops?

    12 Jul 2015 | 7:37 pm
    SKsStaff The online betting has gathered momentum like never before. It is getting more popular than other forms of sports betting like phone betting and going down to the bookmaker shop and placing your bets. If you are still thinking about where to place sports bets, then you are missing a lot of things. The following are some of the reasons why you should opt for online sports betting and not go to traditional bookmaker stores. Special Offers are offered by online betting sites in order to pull more and more bettors to their side. The online betting popularity is on the rise and hence…
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  • Don’t Bring Ronda Rousey Around LeBron James, The King Is Intimidated By Her [PHOTOS]

    Andrew Martin
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:35 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website You could say that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the most dominant athlete in her sport, others may say LeBron James is the most dominant athlete in his sport. Even though he didn’t win the NBA MVP, LeBron James is the best basketball player walking the face of the earth as we speak. Rousey is probably the most intimidating person walking the face of the earth as we speak and apparently James can concur. The Two-time NBA champ and four-time league MVP LeBron James is the most…
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Mat Latos And Michael Morse From The Miami Marlins

    Andrew Martin
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:22 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The Miami Marlins have traded pitcher Mat Latos and first baseman Michael Morse to the Los Angeles Dodgers for three minor league pitchers, a source confirmed to‘s Mark Saxon. The Dodgers will also receive a competitive balance pick (No. 34 overall selection in next year’s draft) from the Marlins. Latos looks to provide an already amazing rotation in Los Angeles with a veteran No. 3 starter behind All-Stars Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke. The Dodgers lineup has been hit…
  • Jim Ross Has A Few Words Of Advice for Hulk Hogan [PHOTO]

    Marcus Flowers
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:39 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Legendary combat commentator Jim Ross aka JR has a few words of advice for professional wrestling icon Hulk Hogan. Recently it came to light that Hogan made a few racists comments while pillow talking with his best friend’s wife. The franchise player of not one, two, but three wrestling promotions did not know that he was being recorded and the audio “leaked” and the rest is history. Well good ole’ JR took to his personal blog, J.R.’s place to talk upcoming wrestling events and…
  • Kick Game Proper: Nike Hyperdunk 2015 “Bruce Lee”

    Keenan Higgins
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Nike clearly took high top cues from the Kobe 9 and Kobe 10 when constructing the new Hyperdunk 2015, but it was a legendary action hero that helped inspire the latest colorway for the silhouette. For this special “Bruce Lee” edition, the shoe’s upper is covered with a balance of yellow and black — tributing Lee’s iconic Game Of Death yellow jumpsuit — and also includes red accents on the eyelets and inner lining. Be prepared to unleash (or enter?) your inner dragon when these drop…
  • This Story Is Truly #BerryStrong, Eric Berry Took IVs During Chemo To Workout [PHOTOS]

    Rob Amonica
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:57 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website Can you say comeback player of the year? Maybe the most feel-good story of the year in the NFL that you’re not hearing about because your t00 busy hearing about Tom Brady and all these other Deflategate scandals going on. Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro safety Eric Berry has been cleared to hit the field for training camp this morning. This is coming from just last December when the three-time pro bowler was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Berry is now Cancer free and is ready to get back on the field.
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  • The SILB Ultimate Football Quiz

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

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

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

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

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

    Pat Mitchell
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:23 pm
    In a report by CBS’ Jon Heyman, new details have come to light in regards to who the Cubs have set their sights on with just over 48 hours remaining until MLB’s trade deadline. If you’ve paid attention in recent weeks, you’ll know that nearly half the Padres team has been linked to the Cubs at some point.  And as the available trade market continues to dwindle with each passing hour, it’s become clear that the Cubs are now honed in on a deal with San Diego. The latest reports are that the Padres are very high on Javy Baez, who returned to the Iowa Cubs last…
  • The Chicago Bears’ Biggest Strength Is Now Their Weakness

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:29 am
    When you think back to Super Bowl XLI that featured the Chicago Bears against the Indianapolis Colts in 2007, it’s clear how each team got there. Indianapolis relied heavily on Peyton Manning and their high flying offense, while the Chicago Bears depended on defense and special teams. That season, the Bears special teams unit was considered to be the best in the league. The unit sent three players to the Pro Bowl, including special teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo, kicker Robbie Gould (who led all NFL kickers with 143 points), and rookie return man Devin Hester, who gained 600 punt…
  • LeBron Forgot How To Do Math When Asked How It Feels To Lose All The Time

    Aldo Soto
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:15 am
    Somebody needs to check up on LeBron James. I’m not sure if he hit his head on the corner of his spacious NBA title trophy case, but apparently he’s forgotten how to do basic math. On Tuesday night James had a Q/A session on Twitter. Of course he was asked a lot of ridiculous questions and he really only answered the boring ones. Way to step up Bron Bron. Yet, even he couldn’t resist but to take the bait on the following question. How bad does it feel losing all the time? Now, don’t let ESPN trick you into believing that James “Owned a hater” because no he…
  • Starlin Castro Out Of The Lineup, Cubs Closing On Deal? Fans Blow Up Social Media

    Jamie Baker
    29 Jul 2015 | 10:02 am
    Face it, any time a player that is rumored to be involved in trade talks is either pulled from a game early, or kept from the starting lineup, people immediately jump to a trade is about to go down. While yes, this could be a very telling sign that the player is about to be on a bus out of town, that isn’t always the case. Well Cubs fans went crazy this morning when the Cubs Twitter account sent out this tweet. .@JLester34 goes for us in the series finale. #LetsGo Game preview: — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 29, 2015 Now, like mentioned…
  • Avid Chicago Fan Poses Completely Nude For Instagram

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:52 am
    Meet Stephy C, avid Chicago fan with a huge following on Instagram totaling over 76,000 followers. She’s known to post sexy pictures wearing Bears, Blackhawks and Bulls gear routinely. However, recently she decided to bare it all for her loyal fan base. “If you know anything about me, you know I LOVE to be naked!” Here’s the nude photos posted to Instagram: By @eddiegoldeneye "If The Light Is In You,The Light Will Respond To You…125% Natural, No Filers, No Photoshop…On location with…
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  • The Dugout – Parties, Trades and Bridges Burnt

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

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

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

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

    Nick Robinson
    8 Jul 2015 | 6:13 am
    The Free Agent FrenzyWho gets who for what and for how long. Free agency is here in the NBA.But first, a disclaimer. Did you know that there is a league-wide moratorium on roster moves and therefore no deal can be signed or confirmed until July 9!? Yeah, same. It’s the last paragraph of literally every contract story on every site. We get it, yo.On the first day of NBA free agency, teams agreed in principle on approx. $1.4 billion in salaries!— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 2, 2015 There were far too many signings to go through them all, so instead we’ll play it like…
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  • Awkward! According To Google, Jose Mourinho Is Just Two Pounds Lighter Than Rafa Benitez

    Daniel Caw
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:28 pm
    The war of words between Jose Mourinho and Rafa Benitez has managed to incorporate Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Benitez’s wife and now even GOOGLE have been dragged into the juvenile tit-for-tat. Earlier this week, Benitez’s wife claimed her husband was always cleaning up Mourinho’s “messes” after taking over at a former Mourinho club – Real Madrid – for the third time. And yesterday, the Portuguese snarkely responded that perhaps she should spend more time worrying about her rotund husband’s diet, rather than their respective managerial records. Ouch! However, according…
  • VIDEO: Bayern Munich’s Mario Gotze Picks Jack Wilshere In His 5-A-Side Dream Team

    Stuart Hynd
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Mario Gotze has played with some of the biggest stars in world football both with his club Bayern Munich and with the German national team. However when the attacking midfielder was asked to name his 5-a-side dream team this week, Gotze made a somewhat surprising inclusion, Arsenal star Jack Wilshere. While few doubt Wilshere’s credentials as a Premier League star, it remains unclear what the future holds for the midfielder with several of his doubters citing the fact he is yet to complete a full injury-free season for the Gunners. Gotze equally struggled to have an impact for Bayern…
  • VIDEO: Arsenal Youngster Gedion Zelalem Creates Magical Assist Vs Celtic In U-19 Tournament

    Stuart Hynd
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:32 am
    Arsenal’s Gedion Zelalem is one of the most exciting prospects at the Emirates and the youngster more than lived up to his reputation this afternoon with a delightful display against Celtic. The Gunners recorded a 4-2 victory against the Scottish side in the Durban Under-19 International Tournament but it was American Zelalem who stole the show. The 18-year-old is yet to make his Premier League debut for Arsene Wenger’s side, however, big things are expected of the midfielder who has drawn several comparisons with teammate Mesut Ozil. First, Zelalem provided a sensational…
  • VIDEO: Manchester United Fans Go Absolutely Bonkers As Squad Arrives In Chicago Ahead Of PSG Clash

    Stuart Hynd
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:18 am
    Manchester United fans are understandably excited about the beginning of the Premier League season. And it seems this feeling of optimism isn’t just circulating around Old Trafford, it’s officially gone Stateside too. Louis Van Gaal has strengthened the squad considerably this summer, with Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin, Memphis Depay, Sergio Romero and Matteo Darmian all joining the club. United are set to face Ligue 1 champions PSG tonight in a pre-season friendly in Chicago and as is so often the case the team received a warm welcome by a large group of supporters…
  • VIDEO: Oscar Pulls An Aeroplane Straight Out Of The Sky In Chelsea’s Latest Viral Clip

    Stuart Hynd
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:30 am
    Chelsea are taking a unique stance in their preparations for the new Premier League season, by posting several optical illusion-inspired videos featuring their biggest stars. And the club’s latest effort features Brazilian midfielder Oscar. The former Internacional player appears to pull an in-flight aeroplane straight out of the sky in the video. He then brings the aircraft toward the camera before returning it to the air. The clear implication being that the club have now returned from their pre-season preparations ready to defend their domestic title next term. We're on our way…
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  • Tom Brady Has Nobody To Blame But Himself In Deflate-Gate

    Robby Sabo
    29 Jul 2015 | 6:42 am
    Sure, Roger Goodell and the NFL took their sweet time to answer the appeal, but Tom Brady is the real culprit in this Deflate-Gate mess. By Robby Sabo If it hadn’t been realized over the last six months, it’s now completely official: Tom Brady has gotten sucked into the culture that is fly entrenched within the New England Patriots organization. Unfortunately, we’re not discussing that winning culture this organization has exhibited so very often over the last 14 seasons. We’re speaking of the ugly side, the unsavory side. The dark side that involves the philosophy…
  • New York Giants 2015 Training Camp Preview

    Steven Cifuentes
    29 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am
    The New York Giants open up their 2015 NFL Training Camp this Friday. Could this be Tom Coughlin’s last as head coach? By Steven Cifuentes New York Giants Training Camp gets set to begin Friday July 31, running through August 27. While a month doesn’t seem like a long time, a lot needs to be decided in the next four weeks. Big Blue is coming off a very disappointing 6-10 season, marking the third straight season without a playoff berth. Truth be told, this is a make or break season for Tom Coughlin and his staff. Giants fans, and owners, do not accept losing teams and it is…
  • New York Yankees Unload 21-Runs On Rangers In Arlington

    Elite News
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:03 pm
    Although only two home runs were hit, the New York Yankees unleashed a fury of offense (21 runs) on the Texas Rangers Tuesday night. The only proper thing to do if your a ball club who’s spot-starting Chris Capuano on a mundane Tuesday night is to come through offensively. That’s exactly what the New York Yankees did, amazingly to the tune of 21 runs. Everybody scores!!! All Yankees’ starters cross the plate in their 21-5 win over Rangers. NYY has won 13 of last 16. — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 29, 2015 Not even close! The @Yankees score…
  • Tom Brady Suspension Upheld By Roger Goodell, NFL

    Elite News
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:41 pm
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has finally heard that piece of news he dreaded for quite some time. Four games it’ll be. After the longest time of no news, that one single, solitary piece of news that the entire sports world was waiting for has finally come down, and it’s rocked our world. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has learned that his appeal has gone by the wayside. He will, indeed, be suspended for the initial four-games that was handed down due to his role and uncooperative nature in Deflate-Gate. BREAKING: NFL has upheld Tom Brady’s 4-game…
  • New York Jets’ Wilkerson Reporting To Camp; B-Marsh Wants To Win

    Elite News
    28 Jul 2015 | 8:16 pm
    With Todd Bowles opening up his first NFL Training Camp with the New York Jets on Thursday, he’ll be pleased to hear Mo-Wilk will be there. The time for talk is almost over, and Muhammad Wilkerson knows this. Despite contract negotiations and soured feelings, the 25-year old Pro-Bowl interior defensive lineman will, indeed, report to New York Jets training camp this coming Thursday, via Rich Cimini of ESPN New York. New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson will report to camp despite contract squabble — ESPN New York (@ESPNNewYork) July 28, 2015 Big Mo did…
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  • Hamburg Open: Nadal beats Fernando Verdasco

    Boyan Vasilev
    28 Jul 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Tennis Updates: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a sluggish start to beat Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the Hamburg Open on Tuesday. Nadal was playing his first match since losing to Dustin Brown in the second round of Wimbledon. The former No. 1 in the world has fallen to No. 10. In the all-Spanish match, Nadal appeared to have trouble adjusting to clay and finding his timing. But his game picked up noticeably in the last two sets. Verdasco saved one match point but then hit the net with a backhand to hand Nadal the win. Nadal’s last match on clay was the…
  • Roddick to play doubles in Atlanta

    Boyan Vasilev
    28 Jul 2015 | 1:20 am
    Tennis Updates: Despite the retirement, Andy Roddick decided to face the last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish. The match will be this week and it is from the Atlanta Open. Roddick claims that Atlanta is a special place for him with a lot of memories. In 2001 he won his first tournament here and 11 years later – his last. He decided to retire from tennis in 2012. ”I feel like the kid who’s too old to go back to the high school dance,” Roddick said Monday before beating Frances Tiafoe, 17, a top young American player, 6-3, 6-4 in a singles exhibition. Mardy…
  • Soccer News: Sergio Ramos close to signing a new deal with Real Madrid

    Yordan Ivanov
    27 Jul 2015 | 1:07 pm
    Soccer News and Rumors: After a month full of controversy, the saga is finally over – Sergio Ramos will sign a new contract with Real Madrid and therefore, will not join Manchester United this summer. The central defender was constantly surrounded by rumors lately, as information leaked that the management of the Whites refused to increase the salary of the player as much as he wanted. As a result, a lot of teams started to show interest in Ramos and to make the rumors even stronger the player himself hadn’t talked about his future lately. The club that had the biggest chances of actually…
  • Soccer News: Theo Walcott signs a new deal with Arsenal

    Yordan Ivanov
    26 Jul 2015 | 1:38 pm
    Soccer News and Rumors: After a lot of speculation and transfer rumors, Theo Walcott has finally signed a new contract with Arsenal. There were a lot of reports that Walcott’s days in London were numbered, but we can see that they have been completely false. The contract is for four years, which means that the fast-paced winger will be staying at the Emirates until 2019. “The deal will keep Walcott at the Emirates until 2019 and put his salary in the £100,000 a week bracket and make him one of the club’s highest earners. Arsenal will officially confirm the new contract in the next two…
  • Istanbul Cup: Radwanska beats Rybarikova to reach final

    Boyan Vasilev
    25 Jul 2015 | 3:39 pm
    Tennis Updates: You wait for one Radwanska and then two come along at once. Barely a fortnight after Agnieszka, her more celebrated older sister, underlined her recent resurgence with a run to the Wimbledon semi-finals, Urszula Radwanska reached the second WTA Tour final of her career with a tenacious three-set win over Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova at the Istanbul Cup. Yet the 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory that sealed that personal landmark, secured in two hours and 23 minutes, will no doubt have meant infinitely more to the Pole than her run to the Rosmalen final three years ago. Then,…
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  • Deflated Relations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Mike Davenport
    7 Jun 2015 | 7:29 pm
    Part of my job here is to report back on observations from the field. Little things I notice that might have an impact in our world of coaching. I want to share something from my coaching-adventures this past weekend that could play a role in your wild ride of coaching sports. A Coaching Frame This is simple, but it is one of those details we often miss. A painting, no matter how wonderful, achieves a higher level (or lower) by the frame around it. The same can be said for any other effort — especially coaching. The frame can bring things to a higher level. Last weekend, competing at the…
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  • NFL Upholds Brady’s 4-Game Suspension

    XN Sports
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:40 pm
    The NFL announced on Tuesday that it will uphold Tom Brady's 4-game suspension. In a statement, Roger Goodell said that the Patriots QB destructed evidence by destroying his cellphone. The post NFL Upholds Brady’s 4-Game Suspension appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Troy Tulowitzki Traded to Toronto for Jose Reyes and Others

    Mario Mergola
    28 Jul 2015 | 3:48 am
    The reaction was obvious even before the news broke. Wherever Troy Tulowitzki would land, shockwaves throughout the league would follow. After years of speculation, the landing spot for the talented shortstop is Toronto. With only a few days remaining before the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline, the Blue Jays acquired both Tulowitzki and aging relief The post Troy Tulowitzki Traded to Toronto for Jose Reyes and Others appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups Week of 7/27/15

    Mario Mergola
    26 Jul 2015 | 9:28 pm
    Mario Mergola lists the top players fantasy baseball owners should grab from the fantasy baseball waiver wire. The post Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups Week of 7/27/15 appeared first on XN Sports.
  • NFL: Steelers Embrace Continuity

    XN Sports
    24 Jul 2015 | 8:50 am
    The Steelers and Mike Tomlin agreed to a contract extension that will keep Tomlin in charge of the Steelers through 2018. The Tribune Review’s Mark Kaboly and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss. The post NFL: Steelers Embrace Continuity appeared first on XN Sports.
  • The Men Up North Sports Podcast Vol. 3

    Felipe Melecio
    24 Jul 2015 | 6:26 am
    Matt Bushnell and Felipe Melecio talk about the Green Bay Packers, Brandon Marshall, Jay Cutler vs Kyle Orton, Shaq O'neal's All-Time Bulls vs Lakers squads, and do a quick rundown of the best and worst in baseball. The post The Men Up North Sports Podcast Vol. 3 appeared first on XN Sports.
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  • Welcome to the 10000 runs Club Dilshan !

    Rabeel Tariq
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:19 am
    Tilakaratne Dilshan, is one of the most talented and versatile Sri Lankan player.  At 38, he is in the twilight of his career and recently achieved the milestone of scoring 10,000 ODI runs. The flamboyant player joined the 10,000 elite club in his 293rd innings at an average of 39.62. His 10k runs comprised of 22 hundreds and 44 fifties. Besides that he has also took 104 wickets 319 matches he played.
  • Indian spin bowling on the decline!

    Praful Sohal
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Last week, the national selectors announced the 15-man squad for the forthcoming three test series against Sri Lanka. Interestingly, in what came as a real surprise, 32-year old Delhi leg-spinner Amit Mishra made his way back into the team, having played his last test against England in August 2011. The leggie replaced young Karn Sharma who is injured. Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh too made a comeback to the team in the one-off Test against Bangladesh.
  • No good relations, no good cricket – BCCI’s reply to PCB after recent political tension

    Rabeel Tariq
    28 Jul 2015 | 7:25 am
    Anurag Thakur, BCCI secretary, while talking to the media on Monday uttered that there cannot be any bilateral series between India and Pakistan unless there is political stability between the neighboring countries.
  • Social Media Suggestions – PCB warned players to refrain from careless remarks

    Rabeel Tariq
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:06 am
    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) took notice of some of what it considered as “careless” remarks by players on Social Media.
  • Sreesanth hopeful to play in World Cup 2019, BCCI stands firm on ban

    Husain Channiwala
    27 Jul 2015 | 11:21 pm
    Rajasthan Royals trio S.Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavhan, Ajit Chandila alongwith 33 other players have been discharged in the Indian Premier League 2013 spot fixing-scandal. Patiala house court in New Delhi decided to turn down the case due to lack of evidence and not enough proof to declare them guilty. Sreesanth after he was exculpated of the allegations said he has no regrets or complaints with anyone and was hopeful to make a comeback after seeking BCCI's permission. 
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  • History’s Coolest Teams: Big Ron’s Manchester United 85/86

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

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

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

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

    Harry Harris
    22 Jul 2015 | 2:48 pm
    His Arsenal career might have only flickered to date, but with a good pre-season and an opening on the right, the Ox can push onto become a vital starter this season… There’s a weird feeling amongst Arsenal fans at the moment. Recent summers of head-scratching, manager-slagging and player-selling have given way to comparative calm and, dare I say, optimism. As well as the obvious brilliance of Alexis, Mesut Ozil seems to have won round a lot of his (frankly, idiotic) doubters, Francis Coquelin has maybe made his manager re-think the idea of signing a defensive midfielder, and Theo…
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  • SLIDESHOW: 25 Most Valuable Sports Teams In The World

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

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

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

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

    9 Jul 2015 | 2:29 pm
    So, late last night in between Dirty Jobs reruns and a barking dog keeping me up, Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports I knew that there was some kind of disturbance in the force. Apparently that disturbance was the entire Los Angeles Clippers organization flying to Houston to get DeAndre Jordan back on their team. It looks like it worked. In one of the weirdest free agency I can remember, the Clippers pulled off the inevitable by getting their star center back after he had already verbally committed to the Dallas Mavericks for $80 million over four years. I had heard the rumors about…
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    Krusty Sox

  • Panthers Practice Squad Receiver Stephen Hill Charged With Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:20 am
    Former second round pick turned practice squad player for the Panthers, Stephen Hill, is making it hard to hang around in the NFL.  Hill hasn't been on the active roster since 2013 and really... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Robert Kraft Did A Press Conference Backing Brady And Slamming The League

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:11 am
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized to the Patriots fans for accepting the deflategate punishment handed down by the NFL.  Sounds like Kraft expected the deal to help the NFL... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Andre Ethier Got Robbed Of A Hit And Took Out His Frustrations On His Equipment

    29 Jul 2015 | 5:24 am
    Andre Ethier smoked a ball that didn't make it over the first baseman.  The nice play robbed Ethier of probably extra bases. Instead of running out to first base and smacking the first baseman... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mookie Betts Gave Jose Abreu A Home Run

    29 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    Mookie Betts made a running catch in right centerfield and his momentum took him over the fence where he dropped the ball.  It looked like a catch to me. After reviewing it, the umpires gave... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Brady's Agent Calls The Appeals Process A Sham

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:07 pm
    Don Yee, Tom Brady's Agent, released a statement following the NFL's decision to uphold Brady's suspension.  He accurately calls the appeals process a sham. There is absolutely no way that a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Bad Kitty Blog | Pole Dancing Fitness Lifestyle News

  • Making A Living in the Pole Dance Industry

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

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

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

    Colleen Jolly
    20 Jul 2015 | 3:45 pm
    Pole-preneur hard at work on what was supposed to be vacation on a cruise ship—NOPE. It seems like every time you turn on the Facebook, someone else is quitting their day job and launching their full time career in the pole world. Some have won competitions, catapulting their first worldwide workshop tour, while others are creating interesting niche products and services for the ever-growing pole community, like Pole Buff and Pole Poised. You can even make a living by managing pole stars like Poles on Tour. I’m an entrepreneur. I joined my first business as an intern at 17 years old and…
  • 5 Ways To Get Naked If You Are Over 40

    Bob Zamora
    19 Jul 2015 | 11:37 pm
    Based on my own unscientific observations I would have to say that there are at least 70% more female pole dancers under the age of 40 than over 40. When it comes to men over 50, the percentage of pole dancers has to be in the single digits.  When we dress for pole class we dress for less. We need exposed skin on our pole points of contact. There just isn’t any way around physics. At the same time there isn’t any way around the way the younger dancers look in typical pole wear. This is especially apparent in the more experienced dancers. We have all witnessed the amazing mental and…
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    Winners and Whiners

  • Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds, 7/30 – Free Expert Pick

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:44 pm
    The Pittsburgh Pirates will travel to Great American Ballpark for an NL Central clash with the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds’ are preparing to move the last of their trade pieces before Friday’s non-waiver deadline, but that might not mark the end of the MLB roster shuffle. Outfielder Marlon Byrd is expected to be moved after the non-waiver deadline and the team could look to unload other veterans as well. The Pirates will send veteran A.J. Burnett to the mound on Thursday night, while the Reds are expected to counter with left-hander David Holmberg – who will be called up from AAA to take…
  • White Sox vs. Red Sox, 7/30 – Preview with Prediction

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:39 pm
    The Chicago White Sox will conclude their series at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox on Thursday evening. Knuckleballer Steven Wright will take the mound for the Red Sox. The last time Wright took the mound, he had his knuckleball working so well that it was giving catcher Blake Swihart trouble behind the plate. The two will try to get back on the same page on Thursday against the White Sox. Chicago will send left-handed ace Chris Sale to the mound on Thursday night. The post White Sox vs. Red Sox, 7/30 – Preview with Prediction appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7/30 – Tigers: Buying or Selling?

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:36 pm
    The Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles played a pivotal series just after the All-Star Break. The two teams entered their series tied in the Wild Card race. The Tigers were in desperate need of a few wins to convince the front office that the team should buy a frontline starter at the trade deadline. Detroit won their first game after the break, but dropped the next two to their fellow Wild Card competitor. A little over a week later, the Tigers are fourth in the AL Central and in must-sell mode. The post Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7/30 – Tigers: Buying or Selling? appeared…
  • Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies; 7/30 – Prediction with Odds

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:33 pm
    The Atlanta Braves will travel to Citizens Bank Park for a four-game weekend affair with the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies are still in search of a trade partner for left-handed ace Cole Hamels. The team is expected to deal their ace before Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline. Atlanta will send their ace to the mound on Thursday night. Shelby Miller will take the hill looking for his first win since mid-May. The post Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies; 7/30 – Prediction with Odds appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • 2015 NFL Training Camp Previews-AFC West

    Benjamin Hayes
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:44 am
    The beginning of the NFL season is right around the corner as training camps begin this week for all 32 teams. Now is the time to catch up on all the additions, subtractions and training camp battles. Let's take a look at the AFC West, led by Denver, Kansas City and San Dieg The post 2015 NFL Training Camp Previews-AFC West appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
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  • 7 Things You Probably Didn’t know About Manchester United Talisman Wayne Rooney

    Pratik Sarkar
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:14 am
    Wayne Rooney has had a spectacular career at the highest level for both club and country. The Manchester United captain is on the verge of smashing the goal scoring records for both United and the Three Lions and has a legion of fans around the globe. But how well do you know your idol? Let’s look at some of the lesser known facts about the Manchester United Talisman Wayne Rooney: The Early Days Wayne Rooney was born in Croxteth, Liverpool, to Thomas Wayne Rooney and Jeanette Marie Rooney. He went to the De La Salle School where his love and passion for the game grew and it wasn’t…
  • Breaking: Liverpool Show Interest In Real Madrid Superstar

    Nitish Bhan
    29 Jul 2015 | 7:21 am
    According to a report from Spanish newspaper Marca in their Wednesday edition, Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool side will make an official bid to sign defensive midfielder Asier Illarramendi from La Liga giants Real Madrid. Both the player and the former European champions were looking to get some sort of a deal done as in the previous campaign under Carlo Ancelotti but it was in vain. The 25-year old has found it difficult to get into the first team and if a proper bid comes in, Madrid might not hesitate to sell the Spaniard. However, Rafa Benitez’s arrival at the Bernabeu has changed…
  • Good Deal: Chelsea close in on signing defensive superstar

    Nitish Bhan
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:40 pm
    Chelsea have successfully completed the deal for left-back Filipe Luis, who has re-signed with his former club Atletico Madrid. The Premier League giants are now looking to add a new left back before to the start of the upcoming season. One name which has been constantly linked with the Blues was FC Augburg’s Baba Rahman, who is at the moment one of the best young talents in Europe. Prior to the previous season, not too many people might have heard about Rahman or seen him play, but his consistent performances over the past 12 months has thrown him into the lime light. The 21-year old…
  • Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Combined XI For The Community Shield Features 3 Arsenal & 8 Chelsea Stars

    Bonbon Kayzee
    28 Jul 2015 | 9:23 pm
    The curtain raiser for the Premier League kicks-off with the Community Shield or Charity Shield, Arsenal the FA Cup winners take on rivals Chelsea, the Premier League winners from last season. Although the game might be seen as a friendly, there will be no holding back as two old foes go head-to-head against each other. Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger will be looking to start the season with a trophy and a victory with two of the most talented teams in the league. We provide a combined Arsenal and Chelsea XI for the Community Shield. Thibaut Courtois Cech might have left for more playing time…
  • 8th Signing Almost Done For Liverpool! Negotiations Ongoing With PSG

    Nitish Bhan
    28 Jul 2015 | 4:20 pm
    Liverpool Transfer Updates Merseyside club Liverpool will now look to press forward to complete their eighth signing of the summer transfer window, after it was reported that the club had started negotiations with Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain to sign the highly-rated defender Lucas Digne. The Reds have been quite active in the market so far with Kop Boss Brendan Rodgers looking to strengthen his squad. Liverpool have already added stars like James Milner, Adam Bogdan, Danny Ings, Joe Gomez, Roberto Firmino, Nathaniel Clyne and Christian Benteke to their squad and are planning to sign…
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    The List Love » Sport

  • 10 Seriously Interesting Facts About Wimbledon

    The List Love
    3 Jul 2015 | 5:31 am
    Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and one of the most prestigious championships in the sport. In honour of this historic sporting event, we here at The List Love are offering 10 seriously interesting facts about Wimbledon. 1. The Harvest Mouse image via Wimbledon definitely goes through a lot of balls every year. Instead of throwing the used balls straight in the bin, they are sent to Surrey Wildlife Trust to be used as an alternative home for the threatened harvest mouse. The mice are in decline due to a reduction in their habitat, and so they are a…
  • 10 Knockout Facts About World Famous Boxers

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

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

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

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

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:16 am
    There’s a quote from the Simon and Garfunkel song “Mrs.Robinson” that says “Joltin Joe has left and gone away.” With the MLB inducting new Hall of Famers: Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz into Cooperstown, it’s time we look at the bright future the MLB has with all the new young players that have made […] The post A New Generation of Baseball appeared first on sport1on1.
  • The Central Coast Mariners sign Harry Ascroft

    28 Jul 2015 | 8:56 pm
    Australian 20 year old defender Harry Ascroft has sign with the Central Coast Mariners three-year deal. “It feels really good to join the Mariners and I’m really excited about the future,” Ascroft said. “Playing in the Netherlands was a great experience, I learned a lot and it allowed me to mature a lot as a […] The post The Central Coast Mariners sign Harry Ascroft appeared first on sport1on1.
  • Flurry of MLB Moves as Trade Deadline Looms

    28 Jul 2015 | 7:22 pm
    With the July 31st trade deadline on Friday inching closer, more trades are coming fast and furious in the MLB. The Oakland Athletics started off the trading with a bang, sending Scott Kazmir to Houston for minor league players: right-handed pitcher Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham. The Mets and Braves made a deal, sending Juan […] The post Flurry of MLB Moves as Trade Deadline Looms appeared first on sport1on1.
  • Marseille agree to sign Abou Diaby

    28 Jul 2015 | 1:16 pm
    The 29 year old who was released by Arsenal after 9 years with the club has agreed terms with Marseille. “Olympique de Marseille and Abou Diaby have this Tuesday evening reached an agreement in principle for the international midfielder to join the club,” Marseille said on their website. The post Marseille agree to sign Abou Diaby appeared first on sport1on1.
  • Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa Move

    28 Jul 2015 | 10:22 am
    Emmanuel Adebayor has been link with the possible move to Aston Villa all summer as Villa are looking to replace Benteke. Today the Togo international was seen at Villa training ground as speculation intensifies over his potential loan move from Spurs. The post Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa Move appeared first on sport1on1.
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  • Chelsea vs Barcelona Live Stream, International Champions Cup 2015 Online TV Info

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

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

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

    11 Jul 2015 | 10:36 am
    Watch UFC 189: Mendes vs McGregor Live Stream Fight Online Coverage. If you’re all out of other options but have an iPhone or Android phone you are able to order the PPV on either platform. The iPhone app can be located herethe Android Marketand AppStore or even now on and Roku. Gamers can also ...
  • Watch UEFA Europa League qualifying Live Online TV Streaming

    8 Jul 2015 | 11:54 pm
    Watch UEFA Europa League qualifying Live Stream Online. If you can’t follow your favorite game on TV and you searching the internet to find a place to watch UEFA Europa League qualifying GAMES live online. Than you are in the right place. Here you can enjoy every MATCH online on your Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android ...
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    Tony's Take

  • Jimmy Kimmel goes off on hunter

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:02 pm
    Jimmy Kimmel let the hunter who killed Cecil have it. Watch!       The post Jimmy Kimmel goes off on hunter appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Woman Crush Wednesday

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    We all know the Kardashians, well, through the TV. Everyone knows the focus point to be Kim… not today! Today our woman crush goes out to Khloe! Yeah, you read that right… She recently posted some fantastic pictures on her Instagram account, and they are fantastic. She looks terrific, for that, she is our Woman Read More The post Woman Crush Wednesday appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • The End of The Royals Great Farm System

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:07 am
    In our write up of the Johnny Cueto trade, we mentioned that one of the players the Royals traded, John Lamb, was part of their great 2011 class of prospects.  Some talent evaluators referred to that class as the greatest farm system ever.  They had nine players on Baseball America’s 2011 top 100 prospects, the most Read More The post The End of The Royals Great Farm System appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • MLBabes

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:38 am
    Not a bad way to start the day right? Beautiful baseball ladies… Enjoy! The post MLBabes appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • Former NBA Player Banned At Fair?

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:45 pm
    Former NBA player, Gilbert Arenas, went to the fair this past week with his family. I’m sure him and his family went on some rides, ate some deep fried food, and played some games. When Arenas saw the basketball game he just couldn’t resist himself. Arenas won so many prizes playing the basketball game at Read More The post Former NBA Player Banned At Fair? appeared first on Tony's Take.
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    The Elephant

  • Shooting Stars: The Rise of Converse

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

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

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

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

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

  • 5 Stunning Scuba Dive Sites on the Riviera Maya, Mexico

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

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

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

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

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

  • Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, Pick – 7/29/15

    Mario Martinez
    29 Jul 2015 | 1:38 am
    Starting Pitchers: PHI- Williams (3-7, 6.28 ERA) TOR- Dickey (4-10, 4.53 ERA) Philadelphia Phillies (38-63, 15-37 away) @ Toronto Blue Jays (50-51, 28-20 home) July 29, 2015- 7:07 PM Rogers Centre, Toronto, ON Preview Looking to stay in the race and make themselves serious contenders, the Toronto Blue Jays will welcome into their lineup the likes of Troy Tulowitzki as they look to rebound in Game 2 versus the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at the Rogers Centre and for this interleague matchup, 5Dimes is favoring the Blue Jays (-235 ML) over Philadelphia. Already possessing…
  • Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Prediction, Pick – 7/28/15

    Mario Martinez
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:33 am
    Starting Pitchers: LAA- Wilson (8-7, 3.59 ERA) HOU- McHugh (11-5, 4.25 ERA) Los Angeles Angels (55-43, 23-22 away) @ Houston Astros (55-45, 33-17 home) July 28, 2015- 8:10 PM ET Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX This is what the pennant chase is all about as the Los Angeles Angels and Houston Astros will prepare for an epic showdown on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park for the start of an all-important three game series and for Game 1 of this duel, 5Dimes is favoring the Astros (-116 ML) over Los Angeles. Separated by just one game in the AL West, the Angels (55-43) and Astros (55-45) will…
  • Betting Pick: Detroit Tigers vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction

    Mario Martinez
    27 Jul 2015 | 10:45 pm
    Starting Pitchers: DET- Price (9-3, 2.31 ERA) TB- Odorizzi (5-6, 2.85 ERA) Detroit Tigers (48-51, 23-24 away) @ Tampa Bay Rays (50-51, 26-29 home) July 28, 2015- 7:10 PM ET Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL Preview Will Tuesday night be the last time we see Detroit’s David Price in a Tigers uniform as he takes to the mound looking to help keep his team above water in the playoff race when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in an important matchup for both teams that has 5Dimes favoring the visiting Tigers (-106 ML) over Tampa Bay. On the hill to battle his former…
  • Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, Pick – 7/27/15

    Mario Martinez
    27 Jul 2015 | 12:53 am
    Starting Pitchers: MIL- Lohse (5-11, 6.29 ERA) SF- Heston (10-5, 3.18 ERA) Milwaukee Brewers (43-56, 23-27 away) @ San Francisco Giants (54-44, 28-22 home) July 27, 2015- 10:15 PM ET AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA In a dogfight in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants will look to take advantage of the dismal Milwaukee Brewers as both teams open up a three-game set at AT&T Park on Monday night and for Game 1 of this series, 5Dimes is favoring the Giants (-167 ML) over Milwaukee. Sitting at just one game back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West thanks in part to their 11th win in…
  • Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, Pick – 7/27/15

    Mario Martinez
    27 Jul 2015 | 12:23 am
    Starting Pitchers: CIN- Iglesias (1-2, 5.45 ERA) STL- Lynn (7-5, 2.80 ERA) Cincinnati Reds (43-53, 18-31 away) @ St. Louis Cardinals (63-35, 36-13 home) July 27. 2015- 8:15 PM ET Busch Stadium, St. Louis, CA The fire sale has begun for the Cincinnati Reds as they enter a three game series against one of baseball’s best in the St. Louis Cardinals beginning on Monday night at Busch Stadium and for Game 1 of this division matchup, 5Dimes is favoring the Cardinals (-200 ML) over Cincinnati. Sitting at a whooping 19 games back of the front-running Cardinals in the NL Central, the Reds…
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    Bucs Raise It

  • Game Preview: Pirates at Twins

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    29 Jul 2015 | 8:58 am
    Liriano will face his former club on Wednesday. Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The Bucs look to complete the two game sweep of the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, following a wild finish last night, in which the Pirates prevailed 8-7.  Francisco Liriano (6-6, 2.91 ERA) will take the hill for the Buccos against his former club.  Starting for the Twins will be Ervin Santana (2-0, 2.60 ERA), who will be making fifth start of the season, after returning from suspension for PED's.  Santana has pitched well, most recently shutting out the Los Angeles Angels.  In that outing he…
  • Roster Update: Pirates Promote P Tyler Glasnow to AAA Indy

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    29 Jul 2015 | 6:05 am
    P Tyler Glasnow was promoted on Wednesday to AAA Indy according to reports. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Sean McCool of Pirates Prospects reported this morning that the Pirates have promoted P Tyler Glasnow to AAA Indianapolis on Wednesday.  Glasnow is 5-3 with a 2.43 ERA with AA Altoona this season.  He was drafted by the Pirates in the fifth round of the 2011 draft.  It looks like he is now on pace to join the Pirates in June of 2016.  The Pirates have yet to make the announcement official.  
  • Pirates Win Crazy Game in Twin Cities

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    29 Jul 2015 | 5:50 am
    Mark Melancon picked up the win on Tuesday in the Twin Cities. Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports The Pirates won a wild one in Minnesota on Tuesday, prevailing in dramatic fashion late, to secure the 8-7 win over the Twins.  The Bucs, who have now won four out of five games, picked up a game against the Cardinals as well, who dropped a rare home game to the Reds.  The Cubs also lost on Tuesday.Minnesota got the scoring started early, plating  a run, which was aided by a throwing error by third baseman Aramis Ramirez.  The throw to first, which bounced in the dirt just inches…
  • Roster Update: Brent Morel Refuses Outright Assignment, Elects Free Agency

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    28 Jul 2015 | 5:28 pm
    Brent Morel refused outright assignment to Indy and elected to become a free agent on Tuesday. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Brent Morel, who had been designated for assignment on Saturday, following a game winning hit on Friday night, cleared waivers but decided to refuse assignment to Indianapolis and instead elected to become a free agent.  Morel was drafted in the third round of the 2008 draft by the Chicago White Sox.  He was selected off of waivers by the Pirates in February 2014 from the Toronto Blue Jays.  Morel played in 26 games for the Pirates in 2014 and 2015, and…
  • Game Preview: Pirates at Twins

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    28 Jul 2015 | 1:29 pm
    Jung Ho Kang has really lifted his game since the injury to Josh Harrison. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pirates open a two game road series against the Twins on Tuesday.  This will be the Pirates first trip to Target Field.  The Pirates will look to continue the momentum following a successful home series against the Nationals over the weekend in which the club took three of four games.  The Bucs sit 6 1/2 games behind the Cardinals in the Central division race.  The Twins sit in second place in the AL Central behind the Royals.  They are 2 games back in the…
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  • Intentional Foul’s Must Die in the NBA

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

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

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

    Anthony Colonnetta
    22 Jul 2015 | 9:30 am
    When it comes to cooking food my grandma has always said “the more the merrier”. That is exactly the same with the College Football 4 team playoff system. I think I can speak for America that we all want an eight team college football playoff. The College Bowl games just aren’t the same since the four team playoff system has started. College fans start to pay less attention to the bowl games and more to the playoff games that actually count. America is land of the free and home of the greedy sport fans that want more. Just like the little girl from the AT&T commercials…
  • Top Ten Players on the Tennessee Titans

    Mike Lensky
    20 Jul 2015 | 10:20 am
     Kendall Wright (Left), Delanie Walker (Center), Jurrell Casey (Right)The 2015-2016 NFL Season is coming, but right now we must despair in the dark abyss of the last stretch of the dreaded off-season (Shrug). So to pass the time, a Top Ten of players on each team has been constructed. This edition will be covering the Tennessee Titans of the AFC North and their top ten players.These Top Tens will consist of impact, playing time, and overall quality of the player heading into the 2015 season. So while a Quarterback is arguable the most important position on a football team, other players…
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  • Junior Seau's family will not disrupt Hall of Fame ceremonies

    28 Jul 2015 | 1:10 pm
                                           Photo from Yardbarker The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction.Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said in an email Monday night that the family ''does not want this issue to become a distraction to Junior's accomplishments and legacy or those of the other inductees.''Seau,…
  • Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced to two games

    28 Jul 2015 | 1:06 pm
                                             Photo from Yardbarker USA Today's Jarrett Bell reports that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell had his three-game suspension reduced to two games in a settlement with the NFL.Le'Veon Bell received his three-game suspension in April stemming from an August 2014 arrest on DUI and marijuana possession charges. Bell, who was with his former teammate LeGarrette Blount, was arrested driving on the way to a preseason game.The…
  • Dolphins re-sign Josh Freeman less than week after releasing him

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:50 pm
                                               Photo from Steve Mitchell The Associated Press reports that Quarterback Josh Freeman has re-signed with the Miami Dolphins four days after they released him.The moves involved a contractual issue. Freeman re-joined the team Tuesday, two days before the start of training camp.The 2009 first-round draft pick first signed with Miami in April. He has 60 career starts but hasn't played since October 2013, and will try to challenge Matt Moore…
  • NFL upholds Tom Brady's 4-game Deflategate ban

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:41 pm
                              Photo from Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.The league announced the decision Tuesday,with Goodell saying that the Tom Brady told an assistant to destroy his cellphone on or just before March 6. Brady met with independent investigator Ted Wells on that day.The NFL Players Association has previously said it would challenge the decision in court if…
  • Texans place Jadeveon Clowney on The Physically Unable to Perform (PUP list)

    27 Jul 2015 | 4:49 pm
                           Photo From Ron Chenoy / USA TODAY Sports The Texans placed second-year linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.The top pick in the 2014 draft, Clowney is coming off December microfracture surgery on his right knee. The 22-year-old former South Carolina star is eligible to be activated at any point during camp once he passes a physical and will still count against Houston's 90-man camp roster. If he remains on the PUP list once the preseason ends, he would miss…
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  • Fuji Transonic SL review: fast, stiff and lightweight

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

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

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

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

    15 Jul 2015 | 5:44 am
    Specialized S-Works Tarmac Tour de France 2015 - Team Astana [photo credits: Specialized] After 10 days of racing, it is now clear that the Shark of Messina this year will not bite: it is likely that Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) will not replicate 2014 performance at Tour de France. Almost 5' behind maillot jaune Chris Froome (Sky) at the finish line in La Pierre-Saint-Martin, the Sicilian rider has disappointed Team Astana eminence grise, Alexandre Vinokourov, who has given Jakob Fuglsang the green light to take over the leadership role for Astana at the Tour de France. Nibali rides a customized…
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  • FIFA 16 Will Update 14 Head Scans Real Madrid Players

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

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

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

    12 Jul 2015 | 6:08 pm
    Well, although fifa 16 will release within few months, many players can’t wait. so super players already made all kinds of concept cards design, come on, let’s take a peek first! – See more at:
  • Petitioning EA Sports: Putting the USWNT on the cover of FIFA 16

    8 Jul 2015 | 11:34 pm
    For the fourth straight year, Lionel Messi will grace of the cover of EA Sports’ FIFA game; however, if a new petition garners enough attention there may be a chance we could see a different cover — one that features the United States Women’s National Team, winners of the 2015 Women’s World Cup. In light […]
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  • FIFA 16 Closed Beta

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

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

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

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

    20 Jul 2015 | 11:31 pm
    With the US women’s national team winning the World Cup on July 5 questions started to be raised on if one of the stars of the team would be included on the front of this year’s FIFA 16 alongside Lionel Messi. The answer to this has been revealed and it is yes. The player selected is Alex Morgan who performed so well in the final, which saw the team dominating against Japan. Morgan now 26 years-old has been part of the US team since 2010, has made 91 appearances and scored 52 goals. Not only a winner of a World Cup medal she was also part of the team that won at the 2012 Olympics…
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  • Jim Craig listed his 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for $5.7M

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

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

    Spark Sports
    27 Jul 2015 | 2:49 pm
    Soccer Can the U.S.A men’s soccer rise to the top like their female teammates? Many U.S.A men’s soccer fans were left in disappointment after the poor performance of the US during the CONCAF cup. The US team was knocked out over penalties by Panama during the third place game. Everyone who follows US soccer knows that they always fall short. Whether when going up against World Cup Champions Germany or under dog teams like Panama. Every year US fans regain hope and every year they are struck down. Clint Dempsey It seems modifications must be made to the US team whether it is the…
  • Becky Hammon is changing the NBA

    Spark Sports
    26 Jul 2015 | 10:32 pm
    NBA With one year of experience under her belt, Becky Hammon is already being considered a legit NBA head coaching candidate after her recent championship victory with the San Antonio Spurs. The summer league is only seven games, but she made a lot of noise with her performance during that time. Becky Hammon is probably a name you guys have been hearing recently. Wherever you saw it or read about it, its a big move in sports, and a huge move for the society around us. There are many people among us that still have that conservative degrading mentality towards women and success they attempt…
  • The Return of Neymar

    Spark Sports
    26 Jul 2015 | 3:07 pm
    Soccer Neymar has only two games remaining from his four game international suspension. Neymar was suspended for four games because of the scuffle he got into with a Murillo, the Columbian soccer player after their victory over Brazil. Neymar will be coming back just in time for the World cup qualifying match against Argentina, their South American rivals. Will Neymar be able to make a comeback for Brazil after their loss against Columbia and embarrassing performance during the World Cup? Many people believe that the reason Brazil performed so poorly, during the match against Germany in the…
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  • Roger Goodell Deflategate Decision

    Jack Piemonte
    29 Jul 2015 | 2:29 am
    Congratulations football fans! Once again we have endured the worst part of the sports year (baseball season), and are quickly approaching the beginning of the next football year as rookies begin reporting to camp tomorrow. Yes, God is good. But once again we find our focus drawn to fickle things that do not deserve the attention that they are getting. Tom “Cute Boots” Brady (I give all credit to he who coined this nickname) is still the number one headline with the “Deflategate” scandal. Why oh why won’t Roger Goodell let this one go? His actions have been wrong from the start, and…
  • Mutu Tells Quintessential Zlatan Story

    Stephen Fry
    29 Jul 2015 | 12:09 am
    Adrian Mutu, the former Juventus, Chelsea, and Fiorentina striker sounded off on his old teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic recently.  Ibrahimovic and Mutu were teammates at Juventus and would often share a room together during their away matches.  Well, during one of those away matches, the two strikers went to sleep…and what happened next is perhaps the most Zlatan story of them all. Adrian Mutu goes on to explain, Zlatan’s the best. When we were team mates at Juventus, we used to sleep in the same room before games. One night, he woke up. Ibra told me: ‘Adi, wake up! I had a…
  • Mexican Coach Miguel Herrera Fired

    Stephen Fry
    28 Jul 2015 | 1:05 pm
    Mexico national team manager Miguel Herrera has allegedly been fired after an incident with a Mexican journalist. After Mexico’s 3-1 victory against Jamaica in the Gold Cup finals, the team was scheduled to fly back to Mexico. Herrera reportedly punched a TV reporter in the neck after getting into an argument at the Philadelphia airport.  The reporter has been a notoriously tough critic of the Mexican coach, especially during Mexico’s run in the Gold Cup. Herrera has had many incidents in the past, and this seemed to be the final straw for the Mexican Football Federation.
  • MLB Trades: Winners and Losers

    TJ Conley
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:32 pm
    There have been a few big trades since we last discussed the deadline. The GM’s were almost at a stalemate up until last Thursday. All it took was a simple, yet effective, move to set off a series of trades. We will discuss the trades that have occurred so far and what they mean to the prospective teams. Scott Kazmir: Kazmir has been hindered by lingering injuries this year, but when he was starting, his numbers were impressive. He currently holds a 2.38 ERA and went 7 scoreless innings in his first start for his new team, the Astros. The Astros did have to give up one of their top catching…
  • Jackson Sounds Off On Kobe

    Luka Cubrilo
    28 Jul 2015 | 12:31 am
    Recently, Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant have been communicating via press. It all started with a February interview with GQ, in which Kobe recounted his rough relationship with coach Jackson in his first few years with The Lakers.  In the interview, he said, “Yeah. I was like, ‘[expletive Jackson]. I’m out here busting my [expletive]. I’m killing myself.’ And it became insulting. Because I chose to extend my deal with the Lakers to play with Shaquille O’ Neal and win championships. I knew what I could have done individually. I could have gone to another team and averaged 35…
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  • Blue Jays Designate Felix Doubront for Assignment

    Fueled by Sports
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:27 am
    View image | The Toronto Blue Jays designates left-handed pitcher Felix Doubront for assignment, according to Ben Nicholson-Smith of  The move was made to clear room for recently acquired Troy Tulowitzki. #BlueJays DFA Felix Doubront — Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) July 29, 2015 The 27-year-old Doubront has pitched 22 2/3 innings this season, posting a 4.76 ERA and a WHIP of 1.632. The post Blue Jays Designate Felix Doubront for Assignment appeared first on Fueled by Sports.
  • Chip Kelly, JD Salinger, and Why Celebrities Should Guard their Personal Lives

    Jarrad Saffren
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:11 am
    View image | Chip Kelly and JD Salinger. The former is revolutionizing offensive football and the latter wrote “The Great American Novel” of the twentieth century. The famous football coach and the iconic author are not similar on the surface. But the relationship between their work and their public personas epitomizes how we consume popular culture. Football fans are fascinated by Chip for the same reasons readers were fascinated by Salinger. He’s a progressive innovator, we enjoy his work as a result, and he’s the rare celebrity who closes the shades on his private…
  • Yankees Designate Chris Capuano for Assignment

    Fueled by Sports
    29 Jul 2015 | 11:08 am
    View image | The New York Yankees have designated left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano for assignment, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. The team has also promoted Caleb Cotham to take Capuano place on the active roster. Not a surprise after last night, but Capuano will be designated for assignment. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 29, 2015 Capuano, 36, has struggled this season, posting a 6.97 ERA in 31 innings. He had a very bad outing yesterday, giving up five earned runs on three hits and five walks in just 2/3 of an inning against the Texas Rangers. The…
  • Cubs Designate Mike Baxter for Assignment

    Fueled by Sports
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:46 am
    View image | The Chicago Cubs have designated outfielder Mike Baxter for assignment, according to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune.  The move was made to clear space for Ben Rowen, who was promoted today. Mike Baxter DFA — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 29, 2015 Baxter, 30, is hitting .246/.348/.263 with two RBIs in 66 plate appearances. The 26-year-old Rowen will provide relief help for the Cubs.  The righty has posted a 1.93 ERA in 46 2/3 innings in Double-A and Triple-A this season. The post Cubs Designate Mike Baxter for Assignment appeared first on Fueled by…
  • Dodgers Acquire Mat Latos, Michael Morse from Marlins

    Fueled by Sports
    29 Jul 2015 | 9:25 am
    View image | The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired starting pitcher Mat Latos and Michael Morse from the Miami Marlins, according to Gordon Wittenmeyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.  Miami will receive three pitching prospects in return, and the Dodgers will take on the remaining salary of Latos and Morse, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.  The Dodgers will also receive the 34th overall competitive balance pick in next year's draft.  Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Dodgers are still seeking high-end pitching, which could mean David Price or Cole…
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  • Chelsea triumph over Barcelona after 4-2 penalty victory, as Cahill suffers a serious nose Injury (Photos)

    <a href=>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    28 Jul 2015 | 7:39 pm
    Hazard puts Chelsea in front After playing out a 2-2 draw in normal minutes, EPL Champions, Chelsea beat Spanish La Liga Champions Barcelona 4-2 on penalties in their pre-season Intercontinental Champions cup at FedEx Field Stadium, home of the Washington Redskins in front of more than 78,000 fans. Although Barcelona were without two of their from marksmen Lionel Messi and Neymar, they looked dangerous going forward after goals from Luiz Suarez and Sandro had put them in front. Cahill injured his nose badly Loic Remy scored the winning penalty after Alan Halivovic had missed for Barca and…
  • From Las Vegas to Ibiza: Neymar parties with ladies for the last time ahead of season (Lovely Photos)

    <a href=>ArthurJayniesta</a>
    28 Jul 2015 | 6:49 pm
    This young superstar must really be having fun especially with women. Neymar with an unknown female friend at Ibiza Neymar spotted with another lady at Ibiza Brazilian and Barcelona Wonder star Neymar(jnr) was spotted on a private yacht in Ibiza with friends and a particular unknown lady too, as he apparently spends his last extended holidays before returning to Barcelona on Thursday to join the rest of the squad. Neymar about to dive
  • Germany's Jerome Boateng becomes first footballer to be signed by Jay Z (Photos)

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    28 Jul 2015 | 6:34 pm
    Tall and huge Jerome poses with rap star Jay Z after joining his sports label From Music to football with LOVEPopular American rapper Jay-Z has signed Ghanaian-born German defender, Jerome Boateng to his sports label 'Roc Nation Sports' making him become the first ever footballer and European athlete. Jerome won the 2014 World Cup with Germany The 26-year-old Bayern Munich defender, who happens to be the younger brother to Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng,  joins a growing list of other sports stars to sign for Jay Z's label, including boxers Andre Ward and Miguel Cotto, baseball…
  • BREAKING: Arturo Vidal poses as he was unveiled by Bayern Munich after his £28million move

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    28 Jul 2015 | 6:15 pm
    He was first linked with a move to Arsenal, then Manchester united before finally agreeing to join the club coached by Pep Guardiola, one of the best Coach in the world. Copa America-winning Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal was finally unveiled by German giants Bayern Munich after successfully passing his medicals and agreeing a £28million move in a four-years contract deal.The 28-year-old former Juventus player who won the 2015 Copa America in home country after defeating Lionel Messi's led Argentina, declared the move 'a dream come true'. He scored 48 goals in 171 appearances for Juventus.
  • Fun as Barcelona players initiate new signings-Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal

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    28 Jul 2015 | 7:53 am
    Arda Turan and Vidal At one of the best club in the world, Barcelona some traditions are not lost over time and the  Hazing (initiations) is one of them at FC Barcelona. During this moment the two new signings- Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal, had to jump through hoops.The club captain Iniesta and his vice Sergio Busquets and others prepared a surprise after dinner where Turan and Vidal where called after dessert, telling them they had to induct themselves. Turan went first. He was made to stand on a chair and speak in Spanish for one minute.He spoke for a minute to introduce himself and…
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