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  • NFL: Penalty on Chiefs S for prayer wrong

    ESPN.com
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    30 Sep 2014 | 8:50 am
    Husain Abdullah should not have received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty after dropping to his knees and bowing in prayer following a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown during the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over the New England Patriots
  • Looks Like The Manchester United Traveling Circus Might Really Happen

    Deadspin
    Billy Haisley on Screamer, shared by Billy Haisley to Deadspin
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    During the latter stages of last season, there were rumors that United might partake in a tour of the Middle East and Asia during the missing midweek Champions League fixtures that otherwise would've filled the schedule and coffers. It was funny enough to mention in passing , but too outlandish to be taken seriously. But hey, it actually might happen now!Read more...
  • Rays stumble against Indians

    MSN Video: What's Hot > Most Watched > Sports
    28 Sep 2014 | 5:49 pm
    Joe Maddon on the Rays' 7-2 loss to the Indians.
  • NFL Week 4 Power Rankings

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:26 pm
    The Patriots got blown out on Monday Night Football. Is it time to worry about an aging Tom Brady? SC's Brad Oremland also examines running QBs, puntless games, goal-line punting, and which player looks like a character from the Goonies.
  • Nadal dominates in return at China Open (Yahoo Sports)

    Yahoo Sports - Top News
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:56 am
    BEIJING (AP) -- Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open on Tuesday.
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  • NFL: Penalty on Chiefs S for prayer wrong

    ESPN.com news services
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:50 am
    Husain Abdullah should not have received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty after dropping to his knees and bowing in prayer following a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown during the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over the New England Patriots
  • Charles sends Chiefs to colossal rout of Pats

    Associated Press
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:36 am
    Jamaal Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns, Tom Brady was picked off twice and the Kansas City Chiefs beat New England 41-14 on Monday night to hand Bill Belichick one of his worst losses as coach of the Patriots.
  • Lions TE injured while potty-training puppy

    Michael Rothstein
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:32 am
    Joseph Fauria finally explained how he sprained his left ankle, and the story is almost too unbelievable to be true.
  • Harbaugh: 'Bunch of crap' 49ers want him out

    Paul Gutierrez
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:29 am
    Jim Harbaugh had a succinct reaction to Deion Sanders' report on the league-owned NFL Network that his San Francisco 49ers players want him gone.
  • Michigan apologizes for how QB injury handled

    Dan Murphy
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:27 am
    The Michigan Wolverines football staff made mistakes due to a "serious lack of communication" while dealing with quarterback Shane Morris' head injury, athletic director Dave Brandon said.
 
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    Deadspin

  • Looks Like The Manchester United Traveling Circus Might Really Happen

    Billy Haisley on Screamer, shared by Billy Haisley to Deadspin
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    During the latter stages of last season, there were rumors that United might partake in a tour of the Middle East and Asia during the missing midweek Champions League fixtures that otherwise would've filled the schedule and coffers. It was funny enough to mention in passing , but too outlandish to be taken seriously. But hey, it actually might happen now!Read more...
  • Ilya Bryzgalov Spent The Third Period Posing For Photos With Wild Fans

    Barry Petchesky
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    Ilya Bryzgalov would love Minnesota. It's a hockey-mad market with loyal fans, a media that's less combative than he's used to, and of course, lots of parks. And, Minnesota? You would love Bryz right back. You should probably keep him.Read more...
  • Numbers One Through 12, Ranked

    Albert Burneko on The Concourse, shared by Albert Burneko to Deadspin
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:01 am
    1. 11Read more...
  • Chiefs Fan Celebrates By Faux-Face-Fucking Nearby Patriots Fan

    Samer Kalaf
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:41 am
    As the Chiefs drubbed the Patriots last night, Grant Hinkle, a poker player and Kansas City fan, rubbed it in the face of a Pats fan sitting next to him. He had a series of celebrations planned out.Read more...
  • Andy Reid: "When You Go To Mecca, You Should Be Able To Slide Wherever"

    Barry Petchesky
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:18 am
    Let's put to rest any lingering doubt about Husain Abdullah's intentions when he went to his knees and touched the crown of his helmet to the grass. Like every defensive back, Abdullah had thought long and hard about what he'd do if and when he scored.Read more...
 
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NFL Week 4 Power Rankings

    30 Sep 2014 | 1:26 pm
    The Patriots got blown out on Monday Night Football. Is it time to worry about an aging Tom Brady? SC's Brad Oremland also examines running QBs, puntless games, goal-line punting, and which player looks like a character from the Goonies.
  • George Shuba, RIP: Making History Serenely

    30 Sep 2014 | 9:05 am
    SC's Jeff Kallman remembers George (Shotgun) Shuba — the first white teammate to shake Jackie Robinson's hand after a home run, in an iconic photograph; the first National League batter to hit a pinch home run in World Series history.
  • Injuries Make Impacts Before Opening Night

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:59 am
    As the old saying goes, you can't win the Stanley Cup in October, but you can certainly lose it. Significant injuries put teams in immediate jeopardy, and difficult starts can often derail a season even before it starts. Here are three situations that will wreak major havoc on their teams.
  • Jeter, Overmatched, But Not Outclassed

    26 Sep 2014 | 8:14 am
    The New York Yankees are out of the races, and Derek Jeter's farewell tour is almost over. SC's Jeff Kallman looks at an icon who is too classy to deny he's become only too human at long enough last.
  • NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 4

    25 Sep 2014 | 8:54 am
    The Bears host the Packers in a pivotal NFC North contest, while Steve Smith welcomes the Panthers to Baltimore. Meanwhile, Miami and Oakland take in a change of scenery in Oakland, while the Saints and Cowboys go at it in Dallas.
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    Yahoo Sports - Top News

  • Nadal dominates in return at China Open (Yahoo Sports)

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:56 am
    BEIJING (AP) -- Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open on Tuesday.
  • NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized (Yahoo Sports)

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.
  • Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury (Yahoo Sports)

    30 Sep 2014 | 6:44 am
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one.
  • Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen (Yahoo Sports)

    30 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis' final years running the Raiders.
  • Charles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots (Yahoo Sports)

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:33 pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium.
 
 
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    MLB News Index

  • Numbers favor Aoki, Reddick against WC aces

    Andrew Simon
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:29 pm
    With aces on the mound and two strong bullpens, the AL Wild Card Game has all the makings of a low-scoring affair -- one favorable matchup might be enough to swing the outcome. With that in mind, here's a look at some of the numbers that could make an impact, including some good signs for Nori Aoki and Josh Reddick.
  • Astros players back Hinch managerial hiring

    Brian McTaggart
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:24 pm
    New Astros manager A.J. Hinch might not be a name many of the players he'll inherit next year know much about, but relief pitcher Chad Qualls knows the new skipper well, having played for Hinch during his managerial stint with the D-backs.
  • Hinch hiring a bold move by Astros

    Richard Justice
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:11 pm
    Baseball's most interesting front office made another gutsy, fascinating hire on Monday by naming A.J. Hinch the Astros new manager. Not the first for Houston, probably not the last. Onward. Here's to years of success and a long, happy marriage.
  • Martinez honored at Great Sports Legends Dinner

    Mark Newman
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:38 pm
    Pedro Martinez was honored along with Hakeem Olajuwon, Warren Sapp, Bill Cowher and other luminaries at the dinner, which draws sports legends and celebrities galore in support of NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti and his son, Marc, who sustained a spinal cord injury three decades ago during a college football game.
  • Astros hand managerial reins to Hinch

    Brian McTaggart
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:14 pm
    At a news conference at Minute Maid Park this evening, the Astros named A.J. Hinch their next manager.
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    The Sports Curmudgeon®

  • News Flash; Stop The Presses…

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:09 am
    It is not often that I get to break news in one of these rants; that is not their intent. However, here in Curmudgeon Central, I have breaking news. Derek Jeter had decided to retire and he played his last game in MLB over the weekend. Who saw that coming? Seriously, last year we had Mariano Rivera take a yearlong “victory lap” around MLB and this year we had Derek Jeter do the same. Unless someone reconnects Ted Williams’ head with a torso over the winter, I really do not want another year of ceremonial goodbyes. Enough already… Two comments regarding Ray Rice, the NFL, domestic…
  • Learning from experience…?

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    26 Sep 2014 | 9:01 am
    People – and institutions – learn things in different ways. The norm for most institutions is that they learn by experience and not from some kind of group-cognition that reveals some kind of understanding of smart things to do as opposed to dumb things to do. One of the adversaries to “learning by experience” is stubbornness; some folks – and some institutions – seem impervious to taking advice or considering protest. Often, such folks/institutions rightfully become public piñatas for their actions flavored with their stubbornness. If these rants followed a path of political…
  • Mythical Picks – NCAA – Weekend of 9/27/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:26 am
    Lots of picks from last week … so how did they turn out? I liked Oregon -24 over Wash St. Oregon won by only 7. Boo! I liked K-State +9 against Auburn. Auburn won by 6. Yea! I liked Marshall -9 over Akron. Marshall won by 31. Yea! I liked Iowa +7 against Pitt. Iowa won straight up. Yea! I liked Iowa/Pitt UNDER 47. Total score was 44. Yea! I liked Syracuse “pick ‘em” over Maryland. Wrong! Boo! I liked Army/Wake Forest UNDER 48.5. Total was 45. Yea! I liked Michigan -4.5 over Utah. Michigan lost by 16. Boo! I liked Wyoming -3.5 over Fla Atl. Wyoming won by only 1. Boo! I liked So Miss…
  • Mythical Picks – NFL – Weekend of 9/28/14

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    Reviewing last weekend’s selections: I liked Bills -2 over Chargers. Bills lost outright. No! I liked Cowboys/Rams UNDER 44.5. Total was 65. No! I liked Skins/Eagles OVER 50.5. Total was 71. Yes! I liked Skins +7 against Eagles. Eagles won by only 3. Double Yes!! I liked Texans -2 over Giants. Giants won outright. No! I liked Saints -10 over Vikes. Saints won by 11. Yes! I liked Titans/Bengals UNDER 43. Total was 40. Yes! I liked Browns +2 against Ravens. The game was a PUSH. I liked Packers/Lions OVER 52.5. Total was 26. No! I liked Colts -6.5 over Jags. Colts won by 27. Yes! I liked…
  • Misplaced Anger

    The Sports Curmudgeon
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:03 am
    I have said that the NFL was tone deaf in the way it dealt with the Ray Rice discipline matter from the time the announcement of the 2-game suspension hit the streets. I have said that the prosecutor(s) in Atlantic City, NJ should be ashamed of themselves for their leniency in that case. I said that the folks in NFL Security were either incompetent or complicit in a cover-up in this whole matter. I have chided Ravens’ fans who gave Ray Rice a standing ovation when he hit the field at training camp. I pointed out the apparent – if not real – conflict of interest in naming Robert Mueller…
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    The Penalty Flag

  • NFL: Say Goodbye to London…. for good

    Mike Presley
    28 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    For the NFL, expanding into London has been one of the main projects under Roger Goodell. The NFL has exported games over to London since 2007 and has seen an increase to three games this season.  While the NFL is bent on taking over the London market, it’s time for the NFL to realize nobody in the United States or London wants a NFL team in London. This weekend the Oakland Raiders host the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium. That’s right, host as in the Raiders are considered the home team while the Dolphins are considered the road team. Explain to me how the Raiders can be the…
  • Unbeaten Teams of the NFL: Contender or Pretender

    Patrick Coggins
    26 Sep 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Then there were three, after a few weeks of NFL games we are left with three undefeated teams.  Each year the NFL has a few unbeaten teams early in the season that either will be considered contenders or pretenders as far as making a strong playoff run.  The three that remain unconquered are the Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, and Cincinnati Bengals, that are eager to show the rest of the league they are ready to take that next step. Cincinnati Bengals- Contender The Cincinnati Bengals had a disappointing result last season as they failed for the second straight season to win a…
  • Growing pains is the early theme in Washington

    Sean Naylor
    26 Sep 2014 | 7:38 am
    Depth in National Football League is a commodity. All teams have depth. It is just whether or not the depth is talented enough to get by. Or is the depth talented but too young and going to suffer some growing pains? This is the early case of the Washington Redskins. Coming into the 2014 season, the Washington Redskins lacked talented depth at many positions. They blamed this on the lack of early draft picks in 2012, 2013 and 2014. They also blamed this on the lack of salary cap money due to league imposed penalties the last two years. However, those penalties went away; the lack of talent…
  • The Football Addict: How to Cope

    Bryant Sheldon
    25 Sep 2014 | 3:24 pm
    Every football fan/addict wants one thing… More Football!!!!! As the regular season gets under way, we get our fill with so many games going on at once, and depending on your TV provider, some are fortunate to be able to watch them all. What about after the final whistle blows? Where do football fans go once the confetti drops at the big game? After the end of the season, we are fortunate enough to be able to talk about the game for a while, and then what the next year has in store. But once everything is said and done, there is a serious lull for football fans. Myself, I also enjoy…
  • TPF Fives: Week 3 Rankings

    Michael Beaudwin
    25 Sep 2014 | 1:06 pm
    I bring further love of lists to TPF with our Power Rankings. Except I do it a little differently. Instead of listing off all 32 teams and where they fit next to each other, I compartmentalized the project into “The Fives.” The top five teams, the bottom five teams, and five teams that are somewhere in between. C’mon you and I both know that all we care about is who’s on top, and who’s on the bottom. Everything else is just a motley collection (now on tour!). The Top Five  #1. Seattle Seahawks [2-1] Will anyone beat these guys at home? Not bloody likely. “The 2013 Arizona…
 
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    NFL.com

  • Odell Beckham: 'I've heard quite an earful' from fans

    Hanzus, Dan
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham hasn't played a down as a rookie due to a lingering hamstring issue. On Monday, he acknowledged that Giants fans have expressed their frustration.
  • NFL: Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized

    Patra, Kevin
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was flagged for going to the ground after celebrating an interception he returned for a touchdown. The NFL said Tuesday morning that the refs erred by throwing that flag, as Abdullah was clearly praying.
  • Patriots' Tom Brady: 'I know we are not going to quit'

    Hanzus, Dan
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:50 am
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is moving on from one of the worst team performances he's been involved in during his illustrious career. Brady says the Pats won't quit under duress.
  • Philip Wheeler: Beating Raiders not worth celebrating

    Patra, Kevin
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:38 am
    The Miami Dolphins beat the Raiders on Sunday for a much-needed win. Linebacker Philip Wheeler, however, said beating Oakland is nothing to be all that happy about.
  • Alex Boone: I know that everybody loves Jim Harbaugh

    Patra, Kevin
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:04 am
    Trent Baalke and Alex Boone both dismissed that there is any fracture within the San Francisco 49ers' locker room. The veteran guard went as far as to emphatically voice for his support his coach.
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    The Big Lead

  • Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Maryland Again

    thebiglead2013
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:40 am
    Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, was arrested in Maryland for DUI early Tuesday morning, TMZ reports. Phelps, who has won 22 Olympic swimming medals – including 18 golds – was previously arrested for DUI in Maryland in 2004 when he was just 19. He’s had a checkered history of drugs and alcohol. According to TMZ, Phelps was pulled over in his Range Rover for going 84 in a 45 at 1:40 am, failed a roadside sobriety test, and his blood alcohol content was nearly twice the legal limit. Phelps, 29, who supposedly participated in his last Olympics in 2012,…
  • Donovan McNabb Makes Dumb Tom Brady Comment, Jay Glazer Destroys Him

    thebiglead2013
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    Donovan McNabb, after watching Chiefs 41, Patriots 14: “This could be Tom Brady’s last year in New England.” Jay Glazer: “Are you out of your mind? … Are you crazy, dude?” Watching Donovan McNabb attempt to bloviate on TV makes me sad. He rarely says anything rooted in logic. I was a fan of his work at Syracuse. I defended him in Philly. But man, he struggles to make sense on TV. Dude makes Emmitt Smith sound like a Rhodes Scholar. Related: Donovan McNabb Continues Blistering Run of Provocative Tweets Related: Donovan McNabb Asks Super Bowl Weather Question…
  • Husain Abdullah Penalty for Praying Was Wrong, NFL Says

    Ryan Glasspiegel
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:31 am
    Husain Abdullah, as you’re probably aware by now, was given an excessive celebration penalty for sliding into the endzone and bowing after his pick-six put Kansas City up 41-7 on New England Monday night. Putting aside the argument that nearly all touchdown celebrations should be permitted — and one could make the case for that — there are nuances in the rules to accommodate different religions. “When you go to Mecca, you should be able to slide wherever you want,” said Andy Reid after the game, via the Kansas City Star. “We’ve got two priests in here. They’d…
  • Bill Belichick Laughed When Someone Asked if Tom Brady's Job Was in Jeopardy

    Stephen Douglas
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:51 am
    Bill Belichick was asked about the “Tom Brady situation” after the 3-time Super Bowl winner was terrible in a 41-14 shellacking at the hands of the Chiefs. Belichick scowled and then shared a laugh with the press when a reporter asked “Will the quarterback situation be evaluated?” It was quite a moment. Tom Brady has not been good this season. To be fair, neither have the New England Patriots. Things seemed to culminate last night in a 27-point loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football. Brady wasn’t good by any metric, fumbled twice and threw two…
  • Roundup: Michigan Statement on Shane Morris Concussion; How to Quit Facebook & Deron Williams vs Kobe Bryant

    thebiglead2013
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:24 am
    Emily Ratajkowski … man awarded $562k after police beat him and tasered him … motorcycle crash during charity race leaves four in critical condition … Amanda Bynes arrested for DUI … “Johnny Weir’s estranged husband sues over rape & herpes claims” … “Redneck Christmas Parade canceled for being too ‘trashy'” … gorgeous actress from Pitch Perfect 2 & Project X burns down apartment building because she left a candle burning … a Facebook addict quits … World’s first genetically modified babies are…
 
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    HockeyBuzz.com

  • Matt Henderson: Tkachev Day In Edmonton

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:35 am
    It’s Tkachev Day in Edmonton and it’s time to celebrate! The Oilers have signed the miniscule Russian winger to an Entry Level deal that will see him become Oiler property for the foreseeable future. This is an excellent signing by the club, one that offers almost no risk and only potential reward. It should be announced very soon that the Oilers will have sent him down to Moncton of the QMJHL...
  • James Tanner: Revisiting Summer Predictions: They Weren't Good!

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:32 am
    Follow @james_tanner123 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); This summer after stopping in for a slice of pizza, who should I see hanging out in the back...
  • James Tanner: Revisiting Summer Predictions: They Weren't Good!

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    This summer after stopping in for a slice of pizza, who should I see hanging out in the back parking lot of the local Dominoes? Why none other than former Queen of the late night infomercial Miss Cleo. I couldn't believe my luck and of course I thought this was too good to be true, but I asked for her summer hockey predictions anyways. Now, however, I am pretty sure it was an impostor becaus...
  • Todd Cordell: Devils Cut Tomas Kaberle, Ruslan Fedotenko

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:52 am
    Follow me on Twitter @ToddCordell The Devils have announced another two cuts as they continue to trim their roster in effort to get down to 23 players. The two latest roster casualties are defenseman Tomas Kaberle and winger Ruslan Fedotenko, both of whom were in camp on tryouts. New Jersey has an abundance of forwards so Fedotenko was a long shot to begin with. His play didn't really for...
  • HockeyBuzz Hotstove: Hotstove: Western Conference Breakout Players

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:04 am
    Follow me on Twitter @ToddCordell Welcome to another edition of the Hockeybuzz hotstove. In the last edition we predicted breakout players in the Eastern Conference, so in this one we'll follow that up and do the same for the Western Conference. Todd Cordell: Sami Vatanen If you saw the bold predictions from the Western Conference hotstove, this pick probably won't surprise you. Va...
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    SportsPickle

  • Tom Brady Knows Just the Right Scarf to Turn Patriots Season Around

    DJ Gallo
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:35 am
    The New England Patriots look as bad as they ever have since Tom Brady became the full-time quarterback in 2001. But with 12 games left in the season, the veteran quarterback knows there is still plenty of time to turn the season around — and he has just the thing to do it.  “If there’s anything I know about football, it’s that little things make a difference. Little details,” said Brady. “And if there’s anything I know about fashion, it’s that it inspires a man to present his best self. That’s why I think we can reach our goals as a…
  • Today’s Reader Hot Takes

    admin
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:03 pm
    On the Oakland Raiders firing head coach Dennis Allen … 9.30.14 “They better hope they didn’t just fire the one person in the whole world willing to coach the Oakland Raiders.” – Andy D. “They need to hire someone who has a track record of turning dozens of horrible football players into really good football players.” – Kendra F. “All the best to Art Shell on the new job.” – KJ L.  - – – – - On the end of the MLB regular season … 9.29.14 “They stopped the regular season right when Jeter played…
  • Cowboys New Offense, in Which Tony Romo Immediately Hands the Ball to Someone Else, Performing Well

    DJ Gallo
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:23 am
    The Dallas Cowboys are off to a surprising 3-1 start this season thanks to a new offense that is focused on quarterback Tony Romo having the ball in his hands as little as possible.  “After last season’s disappointing finish, we obviously knew we had to make some changes,” said head coach Jason Garrett. “So we spent a lot of time breaking down film from our games. And we discovered that we would be far more successful if someone other than Tony Romo had the football in his hands.” The new strategy, which the team is calling “the hand-off,” features…
  • MLB Honors Paul Konerko’s Career by Mailing Him a $20 Amazon Gift Card

    DJ Gallo
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:28 am
    While Derek Jeter’s final games got most of the publicity in the last week of the regular season, another longtime veteran with impressive career numbers and a World Series title also took his final swings: White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko.  The 18-year veteran had a better career OPS than Jeter, and bested the Yankee legend in career home runs and RBI despite having more than 3,000 fewer plate appearances. Konerko also was a six-time All-Star, the MVP of the 2005 ALCS and had the best batting average during his team’s 2005 World Series. With all those accomplishments in…
  • PICTURE: Steelers Fan Has YOUR MOM 69 Jersey AND … a Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon

    DJ Gallo
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:59 am
    Apparently he wants your mom to beat breast cancer so she’s alive for him to 69 with. Good dude. – – – – – Also see … VIDEO: Pittsburgh media reports the Steelers have a wide receiving condom VIDEO: Antonio Brown kung-fu kicks Browns punter in greatest play in NFL history SP’s Pittsburgh Steelers page (photo via) The post PICTURE: Steelers Fan Has YOUR MOM 69 Jersey AND … a Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon appeared first on SportsPickle.
 
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    EDSBS

  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 9/30/2014

    Spencer Hall
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:14 am
    NEVER STOP ASKING TO KICK IT WAR DAMN EL SEGUENDO When will this get old nope never never never stop remixing the Kick Six, ever. THAT'S NOT HOW YOU DO ANYTHING. If it takes two days to issue a statement, it's time to just admit you can make jokes about the Michigan athletic department being too dignified to use a telegraph, much less do anything at the speed of even the 20th century, much less the 21st. Remember that they let Brady Hoke have a press conference yesterday, and then issued a statement that looks really bad when contrasted with Hoke's remarks during that presser? That was…
  • POWER RANKINGS!

    Ryan Nanni
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:03 pm
    PURDUE > FLORIDA STATE 1. STARTING BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK KYLE ORTON, HOLDER OF THE FLAME, KEEPER OF THE ETERNAL SECRETS, WHISPERER TO THE COSMOS, DESTROYER OF THE UNWORTHY AND GUZZLER OF THE SCHNAPPS. 2. Everyone else, motherfucker. #Undefeated #Unconquered #Unemployed
  • I AIN'T MAD AT CHA(RLIE WEIS)

    ActionCookbook
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:59 am
    ROCK CHALK MAKAVELI [SCENE: Charlie Weis sits on the discarded sets of this summer's short-lived 2Pac-derived Broadway musical, which is a real thing that I swear happened] [well, the musical part did] CHARLIE: I like this. Reminds me I'm not the only expensive failure around. [music starts] CHARLIE: It's time to bury another gig, nobody cry Life as a ballcoach Wheel routes and deep throw calls We used to call 'em for Belichick do you recall Raised OC's Loc'd out and blazed some D's Get on the dome, I got pushed out with blame on me Team meetings boring and we ain't got snacks out Mumblin…
  • THE CURIOUS INDEX, 09/29/2014

    Ryan Nanni
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:48 am
    TURN THE BASS UP THE BEGINNINGS OF A GREAT RUMBLING OF BASS. Nobody wants to be the coach who has to follow a legend. Likewise, nobody wants to be the coach who takes over for Charlie Weis, because you know his former office is FULL of egg farts. Still, it's a Power 5 job with some history of success and apparently a decent amount of money to throw around without really thinking it out ahead of time, so any one of these candidates could end up signing on with the Jayh- SIXTEEN IN THE BOXAND THEY'RE ALL DONUT HOLESMARKY M IS ABOUT TO MAKE SOME BODIES TURN COLD SOUND AND FURY. These polls do…
  • OPEN THREAD: LET'S PLAY A GAME

    Ryan Nanni
    27 Sep 2014 | 4:38 pm
    IT'LL BE FUN OR SOMETHING Notre Dame plays Syracuse in less than 30 minutes on national television, and I cannot summon any feelings about this damn game. Consequently, I am turning to you, Commentariat. Please describe this game in one, and only one, word. And try not to duplicate one another. READY SET GO!
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  • The Dark Lord Himself Is Now Endorsing Nic Cage’s Kirk Cameron Remake

    Ashley Burns
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:45 am
    Entertainment One When it comes to the Nicolas Cage remake of the Kirk Cameron adaptation of the rapture-riffic Left Behind, I didn’t think things would get more confusing than the above image from the film’s poster. What the hell is going on with his face? Is that just a terrible photoshop or has Cage begun the slow process of actually having his face taken *hilarious overly dramatic pause* off so that he can finally swap it with John Travolta? Actually, that would sort of explain Travolta’s latest bizarre facial hair. But I digress. The marketing team for Left Behind added some fuel…
  • Professional Angry Person Bill Belichick Smiled And Here Is The Video

    isaacand
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:40 am
    ESPN Bill Belichick smiled. This is noteworthy because Bill Belichick is an ornery man. Bill Belichick is a man who is in a constant state of anger. Following last night’s debacle against the Chiefs, the Patriots coach was asked about his quarterback situation, specifically whether Tom Brady should be evaluated. This was his answer. Bill Belichick everyone. (Vine via Will Brinson)Filed under: Media, Sports Tagged: BILL BELICHICK, New England Patriots, vines
  • Sh*t You Guys, A Real Life Version Of Bill Brasky Has Passed Away

    Stacey Ritzen
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    NBC Today we mourn a great man who we sadly never knew. Raymond Alan ‘Big Al’ Brownley of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania passed away last week at the age of eighty-two, and going by his epic obituary, the former plumber, husband and father of two was like a physical embodiment of a Bill Brasky and Ron Swanson sandwich covered in Chuck Norris sauce. I tried really hard to keep excerpts to a minimum, but there’s just too much excellence to be contained here — although I did take the liberty to bold a few choice quotes at my choosing. From Legacy.com: Affectionately known as…
  • Stream The New Weezer Album That’s Being Called Their Best Since ‘Pinkerton’

    Josh Kurp
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    Republic It seems like every new Weezer album is the “best new Weezer album since Pinkerton,” but no, really, Everything Will Be Alright In the End is the best new Weezer album since Pinkerton. That’s according to Stereogum, which raves, “As far as I’m concerned, having heard the whole thing, Everything Will Be Alright In the End is hands-down Weezer’s best album since Pinkerton.” (See?) Meanwhile, poor Maladroit is the Jerry/Larry/Gary in the band’s discography, except super good. Weezer’s latest is available to stream on iTunes now, so judge for…
  • PTA’s ‘Inherent Vice’ Lookin’ Like Lebowski Meets American Hustle In First Trailer

    Vince Mancini
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:16 am
    Paul Thomas Anderson’s follow-up to The Master, Inherent Vice, stars Joaquin Phoenix as a hippie private dick, alongside Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, and Benicio Del Toro in the first film adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel. Whereas The Master was pretty light on plot (in a good way), “light on plot” is a description that probably has never been applied to a Thomas Pynchon story. Which is another way to say that I find him exhausting (sorry, English teachers). When P.I. Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady shows up with a story about her current billionaire land…
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  • Oh Holy Crap, No More NFL TV Blackouts

    RobotsFightingDinosaurs
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:26 am
    Getty Image The FCC did a good? No way. FCC votes unanimously to eliminate sports blackout rules. — John Eggerton (@eggerton) September 30, 2014 The FCC just voted unanimously to eliminate NFL blackout rules. Not just football blackout rules. Blackout rules for all sports. Given the FCC’s relationship with TV networks, and how much they stand to benefit from this ruling it’s not surprising, and time will tell how long it will take to implement the change, but again, any good news in this season is always appreciated. Even though, in all likelihood, this is a false-flag…
  • The Continuing Adventures Of The Flow: A Real Hero, Part 2

    RobotsFightingDinosaurs
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:45 am
    VOICEOVER (spoken over sirens and gunshots): I can’t go back. I don’t know who those people were, or what they wanted, but I knew I had to run. It was a reflex. My body acted, and it was as if I was just watching the world through somebody else’s eyes. I arrived at a dumpster and climbed in. It felt like home. And in that dumpster, amongst the used needles and broken glass of San Francisco, I realized I might die tonight. That something is going on that I might not be able to stop. I pulled the spandex suit from its place in my lockbox, and as I put it on, something felt…
  • How to raise your son to be an NFL player

    PFT Commenter
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Sheldon Richardson on fans chanting for Vick: "Shut up. If that’s the case, produce a child to make it to the NFL." #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) September 28, 2014 Sheldon Richardson thought he would smart off to a fan that was mereley demanding accountability in the New York Jets franchise by taunting his ability to produce a child who pin’s his ears back and make it to the NFL. Well guess what? Maybe I will Mr. Richardson. By the way your name literal means “armor-plated dick offspring” so there. But for those of you who might now understand how to…
  • The Ryan Brothers’ Teams Are The Only Teams Without An Interception

    Johnny Sugar
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:41 pm
    Getty Image The Chiefs are currently in the middle of obliterating the New England Patriots in front of a national audience. The score is 41-7, with 12 minutes left for the Chiefs to potentially make it worse. Tom Brady has been picked off twice. The first of those two picks was especially important, because it was the first interception by the Chiefs this year. That leaves just two teams without a single interception: the Saints and the Jets. Or to put it another way: the two teams that the Ryan Brothers are involved with. The mighty defenses of Rex and Rob are hyped endlessly, but through…
  • The NFL Found a Way To Offend Muslims Too

    Christmas Ape
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:30 pm
    ESPN The NFL is bound and determined to offend everyone before this season is through and so it was that Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, a practicing Muslim, was flagged at the end of his interception returned for a touchdown for prostrating himself on the ground in the back of the end zone. UPDATE: An NFL spokesman on Tuesday said that Abdullah should not have been flagged. NFL spokesman Michael Signora writes in an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday that “the officiating mechanic in this situation is not to flag a player who goes to the ground as part of religious expression.
 
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  • Insider Buzz: Michigan AD Throws Brady Hoke Under Bus, Will Both Survive?

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:24 am
    Brady Hoke's job was already in a lot of trouble at Michigan. Now it looks like he may have some company with Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon also dealing with a lot of scrutiny. College Football Analyst Michael Felder sits down with Michigan beat writer Nick Baumgardner to discuss what is happening in Ann Arbor. Do you think that both the AD and head coach will be fired? Watch the video and let us know.
  • Stanford Cardinal vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds: Analysis and Prediction

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:22 am
    Notre Dame is only 1-3 against the spread in its last four games against the Pac-12, and 1-3 ATS in its last four contests against Stanford. The 4-0 Irish, rolling once again with Everett Golson back at quarterback, will try to reverse those trends when they host the Cardinal Saturday afternoon in South Bend.   Point spread: This game opened as a pick'em at Notre Dame Stadium, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. (Line updates and matchup report)   Odds Shark computer prediction: 32.1-22.1 Cardinal   Why the Stanford Cardinal can cover the spread The Cardinal are…
  • Oklahoma Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs Betting Odds: Analysis and Prediction

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:16 am
    The TCU Horned Frogs have hit some tough times since joining the Big 12 three seasons ago, but they are off to a 3-0 straight-up and against-the-spread start to this season. The Horned Frogs now begin what they hope is a winning Big 12 campaign when they host the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday afternoon in Fort Worth, Texas.   Point spread: The Sooners opened as five-point favorites at Amon Carter Stadium, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report).   Odds Shark computer prediction: 51.9-43.4 Sooners   Why the Oklahoma Sooners can…
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Michigan State Spartans Odds: Analysis and Prediction

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:11 am
    Two of the best teams to bet on so far in this college football season meet when Nebraska and Michigan State square off Saturday night in East Lansing. The Cornhuskers are 4-1 against the spread whereas the Spartans are 3-1 ATS. Only one will cover the spread Saturday and one will go down. The question is, who will do what?   Point Spread: The Spartans opened as eight-point favorites at Spartan Stadium. Odds Shark Computer Prediction: Spartans 38.7, Cornhuskers 27.2   Why the Nebraska Cornhuskers Can Cover the Spread The Huskers are off to a 5-0 start, winning their last…
  • Brett Favre 'Gets His Groom Back' in Male Grooming Product Commercial

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:10 am
    Brett Favre's days of playing football may be over, but his endorsement career is still going strong. The 44-year-old has been spotted with a solid beard and relatively long hair this year. It is possible the former Green Bay Packers quarterback didn't have the proper tools to keep himself groomed at the time, but there's no doubt that he now has what he needs to keep a clean look. Favre is the star of a new MicroTouch trimmer commercial. [iSpot.tv, h/t TMZ Sports
 
 
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  • U.S. FCC votes to do away with sports TV blackout rule

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:29 am
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to eliminate a decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games, such as NFL football, if tickets to those games did not sell out.
  • Serena leads march of China Open top seeds

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:21 am
    BEIJING (Reuters) - WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their class with straight-sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday as two contenders to join them in the season-ending tournament suffered surprise defeats.
  • Wawrinka and Tsonga humbled in Japan

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:44 am
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tatsuma Ito and Michal Przysiezny claimed the biggest wins of their careers at the Japan Open on Tuesday when the local wildcard knocked out top seed Stan Wawrinka and the Polish qualifier saved match points to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
  • Nadal, Djokovic and Murray enjoy Beijing wins

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:06 am
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal enjoyed an emphatic return to singles action as he powered past Richard Gasquet at the China Open on Tuesday, while world number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to continue his perfect run in Beijing.
  • NFL TV ratings on the rise despite domestic violence fumble

    30 Sep 2014 | 4:05 am
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Americans are tuning into NFL football in greater numbers than last year, according to early season viewership figures, signaling the league's fumbled handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its overall popularity.
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  • PFT Live: Jarius Wright

    Josh Alper
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:25 am
    The Teddy Bridgewater era got off to a smashing start on Sunday and we’ll talk to one of the biggest beneficiaries of the quarterback change in Minnesota on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live. Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright will join Mike Florio to discuss the play of the team’s first-round pick in his first NFL…
  • Bengals think Vontaze Burfict can return from concussion this week

    Josh Alper
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    The Bengals are back from their bye week and readying their preparations for Sunday’s attempt to extend their winning streak to four games against the Patriots on Sunday night. Part of that process will involve doctors taking a look at linebacker Vontaze Burfict to see if he’s recovered enough from his most recent concussion to…
  • FCC unanimously dumps blackout rule

    Mike Florio
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    The NFL wants to “Protect Football on Free TV.”  The FCC did just that on Tuesday, voting unanimously to abandon the blackout rule. “This is a historic day for sports fans,” Sports Fans Coalition chairman David Goodriend said in a release.  “Since 1975, the federal government has propped up the NFL’s obnoxious practice of blacking…
  • Jared Allen resumes working out after bout with pneumonia

    Josh Alper
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:42 am
    Bears defensive end Jared Allen was knocked out of the Bears lineup last week with a case of pneumonia that reportedly left him 18 pounds lighter and unable to get on the field. Allen’s outlook for Week Five after such a serious illness isn’t clear yet, but he has resumed working out at the team’s…
  • Bruce Carter will miss some time with quad strain

    Darin Gantt
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:38 am
    After Dr. Jerry Jones misdiagnosed Morris Claiborne’s torn patellar tendon as an ACL, we’re probably going to want to get a second opinion. But Jones said this morning on is weekly radio show on KRLD-FM that linebacker Bruce Carter would likely miss this week’s game. “This is one of those week-to-week [injuries],” Jones said, via Charean…
 
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  • Gypsy Jane’s Cannabis Music Carnival in Denver

    Wookwok
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:20 am
    (Click for More Info) What're you doing this weekend?  Want to get your blunt lit by a fire breather and then watch Snoop Dogg and Tha Dogg Pound do their thing?  Oh, that's not that appealing to you?  Well, Tyga, French Montana, Warren G, E-40, Too $hort, and Xzibit might be sad you didn't show up... yeah, they'll be there too! But what exactly is a "Cannabis Music Carnival"? CANNABIS Well, for starters, since it's hosted in Colorado, if you're 21 you're free to smoke as you please!  No, you won't be able to buy any cannabis or medically infused products here, but you're allowed to bring…
  • The Y5 Vape-Stick – Elegant and Discrete

    slayer_Hook
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:20 am
      Name/Type:  Y5 Vape-Stick, Sativa/Indica 2-Pack   Website:  y5rx.com/   Rating:  8/10 Flowers. The Y5 Vape-Stick is discreet, potent, and consistent. One of the biggest advantages it has over other units is that no charging is required. The unit arrives ready medicate.   Overview:  Because everyone differently, and for different reasons, Y5 offers sativa and indica strain-specific options. My Y5 Vape-Stick 2-pack consisted of Sour Diesel (59.22% THC, 2.19% CBD) and Blue Berry (53.26 THC, 1.11% CBD). I've been using mine only when the utmost discretion is neccessary.
  • Wyclef Jean Wrote Mike Dunafon’s Campaign Song

    DavidB
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:20 am
    Colorado is electing a governor in a few weeks.  Here's an interesting independent, pro-cannabis candidate with an official campaign song.  Enjoy.  
  • New Normal: Cannabis Less Harmful Than Alcohol

    DavidB
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:20 am
    Another poll finds a "new normal" has emerged.     Younger voters overwhelmingly agree that marijuana is less damaging to society than is alcohol, according to the findings of a Rare.us/Gravis Marketing poll released last week. Among those voters between 18 and 40 years of age, 47 percent ranked alcohol as the most harmful substance to society, well ahead of both tobacco (27 percent) and cannabis (13 percent). (Thirteen percent of respondents were undecided.) A majority of respondents of all ages, ethnic groups, and political affiliations agreed that marijuana is the least harmful…
  • Companies From Canada And Florida Collaborate On Superior Meds

    snakeyes
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:20 am
          http://us.cdn2.123rf.com/168nwm/argus456/argus4560909/argus456090900315/5598560-glowing-leaf-on-a-bright-blue-background.jpg  Known for bringing pharmaceutical industry precision to the development and production of medical cannabis, a Florida company named AltMed has signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Vida Cannabis, a company from Canada.  The two companies will work together regarding research, quality assurance, and technical expertise.  "We’re deeply impressed with the level of sophistication, and operational know-how designed into the Vida Cannabis team as they…
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  • 2014 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings – Week 5

    LestersLegends
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:32 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 5 fantasy football tight end rankings. 1. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints Graham is averaging 85 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. He’s facing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Graham averaged 125 yards and a touchdown in two games against the Bucs last year. 2. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos Thomas is averaging 53.3 yards per game, but has scored in all three games for a total of five touchdowns. He’s an elite fantasy option despite a tough match-up against the Arizona Cardinals. 3. Martellus…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings – Week 5

    LestersLegends
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:31 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 5 fantasy football running back rankings. 1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers Bell is averaging 142.5 total yards per game. He has scored just one touchdown, but that could change against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 130.5 yards and a touchdown per game. They are terrible against the pass as well. 2. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys Murray is averaging 150.5 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game as the Dallas Cowboys have become a run-heavy team. He should roll on the Houston…
  • 2014 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings – Week 5

    LestersLegends
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 5 fantasy football quarterback rankings. 1.  Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts Luck has always been great, but he’s been a beast this year. He is averaging 326.3 yards and 3.3 touchdown passes per game. The past two weeks Luck has averaged 381.5 yards and four touchdowns. He also has 53 yards and a score with his feet. The Colts face the Baltimore Ravens this week. They have allowed 260.3 passing yards per game. 2. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos Manning is averaging 271.3 yards and 2.7…
  • 2014 Get ‘em or Don’t Sweat ‘em – Week 5

    LestersLegends
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    There were some unusual heroes this week. There always are. Let’s take a look at them and see if they are worthy of your fantasy rosters. Mike Glennon, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers  Glennon threw for 302 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He’s not a great second fantasy quarterback, but he should make Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans solid plays. Ruling: Don’t Sweat ‘em. Ka’Deem Carey, RB, Chicago Bears Carey had 72 yards on 14 carries against the Green Bay Packers for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. If Matt Forte ever goes down…
  • 2014 Quick Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options

    LestersLegends
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Season Totals: 53-60, 951.2 IP, 832 Ks, 3.87 ERA (409 earned runs), 1.30 WHIP (926 hits, 308 walks)
 
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • They put their pants on one leg at a time just like you, only they pay $80 a leg for the privilege.

    BikeSnobNYC
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:04 am
    You probably think that running a bike blog is a dream job, like being a tenured English professor or the captain of the "Love Boat."  And yeah, sure, this gig has its perks: the lax dress code, the constant retina-ravaging computer use, the cold calls from the New York Post...  But believe me, when I get an important email, glamor takes a back seat while I knuckle down and work dammit--and emails don't get any important than this one, which you can tell because WHOEVER WROTE IT IS SHOUTING!!!I hope you are  having a lovely day. I wanted to touch with you regarding the pitch…
  • Ready, Set, Fold!

    BikeSnobNYC
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:28 am
    It's Monday, September 29th, 2014, and if you're riding on crabon you're riding on borrowed time:Amazingly, the Paul Milnes Cycles rider kept his bike under control and came to a halt by a dry-stone wall. Moses changed his bike and went on to place third overall behind winner Rob Jebb and take the under-23 victory.Now this is the part where you argue that crabon is incredibly strong, and that the only reason his steer tube failed is that his stem bolts were not fastened with a torque wrench to the manufacturer-specified thousandth of a newton meter:I'm not sure why I'm gloating about this…
  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

    BikeSnobNYC
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:57 am
    Before anything else, let's follow up on the saga of New York State Senator Diane "Find A Fucking Bike Lane and Get In It" Savino:[Redacted], who writes the blog, Bike Snob NYC, drew attention to Savino's comments on Twitter and on his site on Thursday."A state senator bragging on Facebook about engaging in acts of road rage is inappropriate, alarming and representative of a disregard for public safety," [Redacted] told DNAinfo New York."It's an insult to her constituents. It's also totally ironic because the conversational thread that inspired her comment is based on a total misreading of…
  • Could somebody please clean the fan already? It's still got you-know-what all over it.

    BikeSnobNYC
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:17 am
    Remember Stanley Wiggins?  No?  He's the guy who won the Tour de France that time:And now some guy with the same last name--a relative perhaps?--is your World Time Trial Champion of the World:Wiggins said this would be his final time trial world championships before he focuses on the track in the final two years of his career. The 34-year-old Londoner has now has won six world track titles, four Olympic golds medals, a world time trial title and a Tour de France.He collapsed on the floor after his ride, struggling to understand that he was the new world time trial…
  • Wednesday!

    BikeSnobNYC
    24 Sep 2014 | 10:08 am
    It's been almost two years now since I've divested my vast holdings in the County of Kings.  Nevertheless, once a week I must return there to engage in business which is none of yours.  Yesterday was one of those days.It was the first day of autumn, which is the absolute best time of year to ride a bicycle in New York, but I'm still trying to shake this goddamn cold so I chose instead to ride the subway and share my illness with my fellow passengers.  As I emerged from the subway station in Brooklyn, the first thing I noticed was a procession of velocipedists who appeared to be…
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  • Frankie Dettori handed chance of Arc glory on Ruler Of The World

    Tony Paley
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:20 am
    We want Frankie to ride, says Harry Herbert Ectot and Treve please in buildup for Longchamp Bookmakers at odds after Longchamp trials French filly romps home in Europes premier raceFrankie Dettori looks odds-on to claim the ride on Ruler Of The World in Sundays Prix de lArc de Triomphe following the decision of the colts trainer, Aidan OBrien, to also run Chicquita in the race.Harry Herbert, the manager to Al Shaqab Racing, who co-own Ruler Of The World with Coolmore, told the Racing Post on Monday: If Chicquita runs and I believe that is the plan I think Frankie will ride Ruler Of The World,…
  • Horse racing tips: Tuesday 30 September

    Tony Paley
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    The Ann Duffield-trained four-year-old Rust is rated the best bet of the day at AyrAyr2.10 Dragline 2.40 Doctors Papers 3.15 Scrafton (nb) 3.50 Rust (nap) 4.25 Clabare 5.00 Sewn Up 5.30 Bahamian C 6.00 Kiss Of Spring Continue reading...
  • Talking Horses: Best bets for Mondays racing plus our competition

    Tony Paley
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:53 am
    The multiple champion jockey Tony McCoy, who heads to Newton Abbot on Monday, has obvious prospects of getting closer to his target of 300 winners in a seasonTony McCoy continues his quest for winners and his remarkable thirst for breaking yet more records at Newton Abbot on Monday where Son Du Berlais has obvious chances in the opener. The most interesting runner on the card, however, is Court Minstrel (4.00), who should make a winning start over the bigger obstacles in the South West Racing Club Novice Chase. Continue reading...
  • Horse racing tips: Monday 29 September

    Greg Wood
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
    King Of Eden, trained by Eric Alston, catches the eye from a potentially good draw in the 4.40 at Hamilton2.20 Kifaaya 2.50 Maxwell 3.20 Flashheart Continue reading...
  • Ol Man River boosts Classic claims with win in Curraghs Beresford Stakes

    Staff and agencies
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:09 am
    Aidan OBrien colts odds cut for Guineas and Derby Hes what you want in a good horse, trainer saysOl Man River could well be the name that most punters are shouting for up Newmarkets straight next May, or around Tattenham Corner next June, after Aidan OBriens colt enhanced his Classic prospects with a decisive victory in the Beresford Stakes at The Curragh on Sunday.A £2.2m purchase as a yearling, the Montjeu colt stepped up to Group Two company with the minimum of fuss, just four weeks after making a successful debut over the course and distance. Continue reading...
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  • International Basketball Image Rights Contracts: How They Cost Players Tax Money And Why Players Shouldn’t Sign Them

    Darren Heitner
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:03 am
    By Charles Bennett, J.D. Image rights contracts increase players’ taxes, and teams can breach them without any liability to the player. Over the last ten or so years many European teams have begun signing players to image rights contracts in addition to the players’ salary contracts. Teams get...
  • Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/26/2014)

    Darren Heitner
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Shana Tova!  Happy New Year to all the Jewish followers of Sports Agent Blog.  Jewish or not, I wish each any every one of you a happy and healthy year and hopefully a year that is also full of success.  That success is hopefully found by my Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators.  Tough start to...
  • Representing the Professional Athlete Week 2

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:17 am
    Representing the Professional Athlete kicked off with an amazing week 1 examining the student-athlete and the do’s and don’ts of representation, publicity, and receiving extra benefits. Discussions among students consisted of whether or not college athletes should form a union and should...
  • ISM Sports Announces Signing of US Amateur Finalist

    Darren Heitner
    25 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    The following is a guest contribution from Andrew Harmes, a JD candidate of the Class of 2016 at Osgoode Hall Law School. ISM Sports, the international sports agency led by CEO Andrew Chandler – famously known in golf circles simply by the moniker ‘Chubby’ – has signed Canadian golfer...
  • Global Tennis Connections: The New Force In Tennis Representation

    Chris Lesley
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:03 am
    For years, the representation of tennis players has been dominated by the big firms. IMG Tennis, with a list including Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova, represents over 140 tennis clients. French company Lagardere’s long list includes Caroline Wozniacki and John Isner, while Octagon...
 
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    Handicapping the Races With Eb

  • Winning Enough to Beat the Track Takeout

    EbNetr
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    If you’re a longtime bettor, you know that the track has a take out, a percentage they take out of each bet. At some tracks, the takeout is as high as 21% on trifectas and other exotic bets, while lower … Continue reading → Related posts: Winning At the Dog Track On A Budget How To Win At The Dog Track When You Don’t Have Much To Bet With Winning Quinielas In Dog Racing
  • Free Programs and Selections for Greyhounds and Horses This Weekend

    Eb
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:08 am
    Free program for Dubuque’s $45K Future Stars Stakes Round 2 on Friday night. This should be a hotly contested second round in this series. There are 6 greyhounds in first place with 20 points each and any one of them … Continue reading → Related posts: Get Paid for Playing The Races And Use Free Programs to Handicap Handicapping For Free: Play It Again And Win Handicapping For Free: Greyhound and Harness Stakes
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  • GoPro HERO 4

    Chase
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:43 am
    It seems that GoPro can do no wrong these days! First the go public and are met with outstretched arms by investor. Now they announce the GoPro HERO 4 camera series, which is met with excitement by fans, industry insiders and professional athletes. It must be nice to be winning so much, as the team at GoPro has been experiencing lately.While there are numerous features, upgrades and innovations that are included with the GoPro HERO 4 which I could highlight, I think it is best to link to some of the best articles and product pages for you to explore on your own time. Enjoy!Go Pro HERO4 -…
  • Kameleonz Sunglasses

    Chase
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Nothing suits a beach outfit better than a great pair of sunglasses. Besides giving you the cool summer look, sunglasses also protect your eyes from UV rays and help you relax on the beach. On the other hand, the biggest problem about sunglasses is that most cannot afford to buy too many high-quality pairs to match all their outfits. A recently established American brand called Kameleonz wants to change the way you think about beach sunglasses. The founders of Kameleonz understand you don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on a pair of sunglasses that could easily get broken. Their…
  • Summer Cruisin' | Laguna Beach, CA

    Chase
    27 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
  • Sally Fitzgibbons | 2014 Women's World Title Race

    Chase
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Despite being just 23 years of age, Sally Fitzgibbons is considered a veteran on the ASP Women's World Tour where she has had a range of results. Most notable is being the runner up for the World Title on more than one occasion; much like fellow Australian Taj Burrow. But perhaps the 2014 season will yield a much different result for Sally Fitgibbons who is surfing really good thus far. She is by far the fittest surfer on tour and has a great support system behind her, including her Dad who travels with her throughout the year. At the last event, the 2014 Swatch Women's Pro in San…
  • Neuro Drinks | Drink With A Purpose

    Chase
    25 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Everything becomes a challenge, in a fast-paced world which values success more than anything. No matter what your role is, a householder or a business manager, efficiency is always the principle you struggle to follow. On the other hand, our bodies and minds may not keep up with our plans all the time, so what can you do to get the most out of your days and nights, while being relaxed and healthy? The answer is Neuro Drinks, which I first leasrned about a couple weeks ago when a local PR Agency in LA sent me a box of samples! What’s so great about these drinks is that they can help you in…
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  • “There IS surf in Texas… Kind of…”

    Tash.0
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:03 pm
    It doesn't come every day. Nor every week. But now and then, when low pressure systems form in the Gulf of Mexico, stoke builds in the surf shops and bars of tropical wax fly off the shelves. Yes – in Texas,... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • Azores Surf Trip: Days 3 & 4 Cheezin’

    Surfing HQ
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:05 pm
    Days 3 & 4 With a report worse than the first Waist high day, we decided to scour the west side of the island. What an awesome few days indeed! Same plan: drive until lost, find somewhere amazing to see, repeat... Click the link above to get stoked!
  • AZORES SURF TRIP DAYS 1&2: The Plan is to Have No Plan!

    Surfing HQ
    14 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    Dailystoke community members Kyle and Guillaume won a free trip to the Azores courtesy of Dailystoke!  Here is how Days 1 and 2 went.  Share the stoke…and note these guys got bumped to first class.  Not bad, fellas.... Click the link above to get stoked!
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    Hot Wahine
    17 Aug 2014 | 8:04 am
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    Hot Wahine
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:39 am
    The ‘stoke.com needs some help covering events, interviewing surfers, reviewing gear, and blogging about anything surf related.  Flexible schedule and work from anywhere.  Email info@dailystoke.com with background. Click the link above to get stoked!
 
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    Sports Networker

  • When Covering Sports is Not Just About Sports

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

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

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

    Thomas Daniels
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:52 am
    You need to learn how to play tennis mentally after you reach a certain level in this game. Everything is going to boil down to your mental game and you will always play up the imag you have of the match and your opponent.  Many players know how to play the game, but very few know how to play the mental game. The ones that do, are the ones that become Champions. The rest become good at losing and making excuses.  Which category are you in now?  Champions have mastered the mental game by learning to control their fears and dominating their emotions.  I have been studying the mental aspect…
  • Which Big Business Makes A Good Race Sponsor?

    Eitan Hefetz
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:59 am
    With sponsorship spending on endurance sports events exceeding the $108 million per year, its no wonder big business is sponsoring these events. The mid-to-high socio-economic class of endurance events participants attracts many brands to sponsor endurance events. Interestingly enough many of these big business brands are not the typical sporting brands one would expect to find. Would a laundry detergent brand make a good running race sponsor? How about a deodorant brand or a cellular carrier? Putting your brand’s logo in front of your target audience is one thing, while tying your…
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    Eleven Warriors

  • Idiot on the Field Enters No Guilty Plea, Demands Jury Trial

    DJ Byrnes
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:17 am
    We last saw Anthony Wunder invading Ohio Stadium's field and getting dumped by strength coach Anthony Schlegel. (He was subsequently charged with criminal trespassing and immediately sent to the clink until Sunday, when his $79 bail was posted.) Wunder is a senior mechanical engineering major and an Evans Scholar, a scholarship given to former caddies by the affluent Western Golf Association. As such, he has a bit to lose. (These are not the things you're thinking about when drinking lukewarm alcohol out of plastic bladder nestled up against your crotch.) Wunder, despite the damning…
  • First-and-Ten: Buckeyes Do it Again...and Again...and Again

    Michael Citro
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:10 am
    As you may have heard, on Saturday night the Ohio State Buckeyes erased a team record that stood since 1935 and tied an NCAA mark with 45 (!) first downs. Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his first term as United States president when captain Homer T. Jones (you remember him) and Ohio State racked up 39 first downs in an 85-7 victory over the Drake Bulldogs. Saturday night, the Buckeye offense spanked Cincinnati’s defense repeatedly, without busting any huge plays, simulating death by duck bites as the evening wore on. Without a play longer than 34 yards, Ohio State grinded out first down after…
  • Meyer, Warinner Pleased With Progress of Offensive Line

    Tim Shoemaker
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:35 am
    Moments after Ohio State's 50-28 win against Cincinnati on Saturday, head coach Urban Meyer wasted little time letting everyone know what the biggest reason was for the Buckeyes' coming away with the win. "We're an offensive line‐driven team and they won the game for us," Meyer said in his post-game press conference. "They controlled that line of scrimmage and they protected our quarterback." And after having a couple days to process the game and watch film, Meyer echoed those comments Monday during his weekly press conference when he revealed the entire offensive line was the team's player…
  • Tuesday Skull Session

    DJ Byrnes
    30 Sep 2014 | 3:15 am
    Shortly after noon yesterday, in the midst of getting grilled by a hostile press curious to know why a clearly concussed Shane Morris was put back into Saturday's game against Minnesota, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke promised a statement from the school's "medical department." Hoke said, to his knowledge, Morris had never been diagnosed with a concussion – going so far as to say the quarterback would have been able to practice with the team on Sunday if not for an ankle injury. Nearly 12 hours later – at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday morning to be precise – the school finally released a…
  • The Hurry Up: Mykelti Williams Buzz, Ricky Slade, Jr. Buzzes and More News

    Jeremy Birmingham
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:45 pm
    WHAT'S UP WITH WILLIAMS? Over the last few days, there's been a noticeable uptick in the buzz surrounding Indianapolis Warren Central defensive back Mykelti Williams. Williams, a 2015 prospect who checks in at 6-foot, 198 pounds, doesn't yet have any offer from Ohio State but did tell Eleven Warriors that there's pretty regular contact. "I talk to Ohio State a lot," Williams shared. "They're recruiting me hard, but nothing big (read: no offer) yet." HIGHLIGHTS Williams was one of many recruits in attendance for the Buckeyes 50-28 win on Saturday and there was some discussion that an offer was…
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    FanIQ Featured Stories

  • Tony Stewart Cleared of all suspicion in Ward Jr's death

    24 Sep 2014 | 8:21 pm
    Back on August 9th a tragic accident in a Sprint car race resulted in the death of Kevin Ward Jr.  At the time, suspicion was cast on Tony Stewart. At the time of the incident, Kevin Ward Jr. exited his car and moved into the lane of traffic to confront Tony.  Cars swerved out of his way, but Tony appeared to have accelerated and swerved into Kevin, who was then thrown by the tires of Tony's car.  On track medical personnel rushed to the scene, but Kevin Ward Jr. was pronounced dead from his injuries - blunt force trama - shortly afterward. Then the mud-slinging and name…
 
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  • Tuesday's Tantrum – 9/30/14

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Welcome to October, my favorite month of the year.  There’s literally so much going on between sports, so many freaking outdoor festivals, harvests, Haunted House weekends and Halloween.  The days are getting noticeably shorter now and temps here are slowly coming down from 100 to 80s.  But it looks like Summer doesn’t want to quit just yet as we are staring down the barrel of yet another heat wave after a few refreshing days.  Indian Summer indeed, though we did finally get some rain on Thursday, and Saturday Mrs. B.O.B., just 20 miles away at work got hit with a lot of rain (nearly…
  • Musings From The Hoodwood 9–30

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Was I there? You betcha! Greetings from the Hoodwood where the locals are preparing for Princess Katie’s 18th Birthday I am one of the first to lambaste the lemming like followers of Ohio State, but I had the chance to head to the belly of the beast this past Saturday. I got tickets to see my beloved alma mater take on the fearsome Ohio State University in a rare night game in Ohio Stadium. Yes the Bearcats were better than 2 touchdown underdogs, they were well represented fan wise in the massive crowd filing to the imposing 100k-plus arena in the heart of the Columbus campus. I have been…
  • 2014 YGS Fantasy Hockey Draft

    29 Sep 2014 | 5:14 pm
    Okay Gabbers...the draft is set for this Friday at 7:30pm EST. Everyone as far as I know is in, if you haven't gone into the league and clicked on your team to activate it from the invite I sent you then you need to do so, my adding your team does not activate it, you must click the link in the invite to get in...if you don't have it, or can't find it under SEARCH in your inbox from ESPN then comment below and I'll resend it so you can do so. Everyone that played last season is in this league, all I did was email you all invites to the new league since we didn't do a keeper league. Does…
  • Week 5 College Football Rankings 2014

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:54 am
    Let me know if any of you would be interesting in participating in a poll. I may start one next week if there is sufficient interest. LSU plays Auburn this week, so if you’re interested, here is my LSU/Auburn Rivalry blog. Rank/team/previous 1 Auburn 1 2 Florida St. 3 3 Alabama 5 4 Oregon 4 5 Oklahoma 2 6 Miss. St. 10 7 BYU 7 8 TX A&M 6 9 UCLA 16 10 Nebraska 23 11 Ole Miss 8 12 Notre Dame 12 13 Ga. Tech 17 14 LSU 13 15 Arizona 22 16 E. Carolina 14 17 Baylor – 18 Georgia 15 19 S. Carolina 9 20 Louisville – 21 Okie St. 20 22 NC State 24 23 TCU – 24 Marshall – 25 Missouri – Full…
  • Boating on the Last Day of Baseball Season

    28 Sep 2014 | 9:33 pm
    Thank god my team has a Monday night game this week.  I spent the day Sunday on an amazing last beach day of the year here in New England.  It was mid- to upper-80’s and I happened to get a text from my buddy asking if we wanted to go hang out on the boat.  Let me think about that for a minute or two.  "You may bring beer.  It's allowed."  No, dear sir.  It's encouraged.  Remember, I know you. Here we arrive at the slip with a cooler full of beer and juice boxes and a couple of Little Cesar pizzas and we were off.  5 hours soaking in sun on likely the last “summer” day of the…
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    Peak Performance: The Blog

  • The Business Case Study in Atlanta (or Bruce Levenson is a Big Scaredy Pants)

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

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

    13 Aug 2014 | 7:21 pm
    "Won't call no names cause that's not my job.  It just applies to whom it may concern.  You know who you are, but if you don't you never will." --Outkast, lyrics from "Mainstream." You all know the drill.  We live in a society of instant gratification.  We like swag.  We learn to posture and pose early. We have parents who have been brought up to believe that everybody deserves a medal just for showing up. You might even demand a medal even if you didn't show up. We perceive and expect success to happen overnight. We have few effective role models.  We…
  • Your Fitness Identity

    4 Aug 2014 | 9:10 am
    All elite athletes and, the teams they play on, seek, refine and try to maintain an identity. The most successful are able to achieve greatness as a result of being successful in establishing and maintaining that identity.  Often, the difference between winning and losing is often a matter of the battle of identities.  A battle of strength and wills comes down to a battle of identities.  This identity acts as a guide map that assists them to perform at the highest and most efficient level. It helps them stay on course and maximize focus.  It improves their ability to stick…
  • The WNBA's Shoni Schimmel: The New "Pistol Pete" in Atlanta?

    28 Jul 2014 | 10:31 am
    "I definitely think at the beginning of the season a lot of things were flowing, and I had a rhythm of everything and was getting used to everybody and playing with them.  I don't know exactly what happened, but something happened where I got the short end of the stick, and I'm trying to figure out my place. I'm just dealing with it. It's a business here in the WNBA." -- Shoni Schimmel, WNBA & Atlanta Dream rookie.  The WNBA Atlanta Dream's Shoni Schimmel was voted the MVP of the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game after a 29-point explosion. Those 29 points are an WNBA All-Star…
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  • Notre Dame vs. Syracuse | 2014 ACC Football Highlights

    ACC Digital Network
    27 Sep 2014 | 11:18 pm
    Notre Dame vs. Syracuse | 2014 ACC Football Highlights Notre Dame played their first of four games against the ACC when they traveled to the Meadowlands to take on Syracuse. Everett Golson threw for three touchdowns to lead the Irish to the 31-15... From: ACC Digital Network Views: 9015 37 ratings Time: 03:05 More in Sports
  • Dana White talks controversy at UFC 178

    UFC ON FOX
    27 Sep 2014 | 11:18 pm
    Dana White talks controversy at UFC 178 Dana White discusses the controversy surrounding Yoel Romero, Dominick Cruz's return, Cat Zingano's big victory and more. From: UFC ON FOX Views: 58309 170 ratings Time: 02:28 More in Sports
  • Clemson's Deshaun Watson 6 Touchdowns vs UNC

    ACC Digital Network
    27 Sep 2014 | 9:04 pm
    Clemson's Deshaun Watson 6 Touchdowns vs UNC Clemson's new starting Freshman QB Deshaun Watson showed his team, coaches, and Tigers fans everywhere that he was ready to lead his team going 27 of 36 passes for 435 yards and 6 touchdowns,... From: ACC Digital Network Views: 9315 29 ratings Time: 01:53 More in Sports
  • Florida State vs NC State | 2014 ACC Football Highlights

    ACC Digital Network
    27 Sep 2014 | 7:03 pm
    Florida State vs NC State | 2014 ACC Football Highlights Florida State rallies from 17 points down to beat NC State 56-41 in Raleigh. In his first game back after a 1-game suspension, Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and 4 touchdowns. The Seminoles... From: ACC Digital Network Views: 14036 73 ratings Time: 03:31 More in Sports
  • Corridor Digital Airsoft Night! - Oct. 4th

    CorridorDigital
    27 Sep 2014 | 2:39 pm
    Corridor Digital Airsoft Night! - Oct. 4th TICKETS - http://hauntedhollywoodsports.com/cdnite We'll be recording the games and making videos for Node (http://youtube.com/node), so don't feel bad if you can't join us. We'll still share... From: CorridorDigital Views: 118598 3565 ratings Time: 01:24 More in Film & Animation
 
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    The Business of Sports

  • Infographic Friday: ESPN Digital Growth

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:52 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s entry comes to us from GeekWire who documented the massive growth in digital media that ESPN has experienced over the last year. Beyond just the record volume of unique visitors, I think the most impressive component is how an average minute generated more consumption of ESPN digital content than an average day generated for other major sports television networks.
  • Debating the Simmons vs. ESPN Controversy

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    Tweet What happens when two friends who both work in sports business start talking about a controversial sports media topic? You get the dialogue below between myself and Brian Connolly, a former MBA classmate of mine and founder of Victus Advisors. Here is our take on ESPN’s suspension of Bill Simmons. Brian: First of all, let me preface this debate by saying that I’ve never been much of a “respect authority” and “toe the line” guy. There’s a reason I started my own company! So that side of me always gets a kick out of a public figure challenging the powers that be.
  • New Partnership Recap: Arizona Host Committee, Penn Mutual and Topps

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:34 am
    Tweet One of the benefits of running this blog is finding out about new, creative and effective partnerships right when they happen. So moving forward, I will occasionally publish a recap-style post to highlight these deals. Thanks to the brands and properties (and their PR agencies) for always keeping me up to speed! Super Kids-Super Sharing Project Public and private schools in the greater Phoenix area are teaming up with the National Football League, the Arizona Cardinals, the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, the Salvation Army South Mountain Kroc Community Center and Verizon for a…
  • Fantex’s Approach to Athletes as Investments

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:24 am
    Tweet Today’s post is courtesy of Tanner Simkins (@TannerSimkins) via our partnership with the Columbia University Graduate Program in Sports Management.  One of the year’s most intriguing sports business innovations has been Fantex and their investable security offerings linked to the performance of athlete-entertainer brands. Since their launch, Fantex has tremendously increased their awareness – albeit not yet top of mind to the average fan – but now more than a disruptive niche.  Their roster of athletes now includes San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis…
  • Reflections on the Game Changers Conference

    russell@thebusinessofsports.com (Russell Scibetti)
    22 Sep 2014 | 8:02 am
    Tweet Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Christy King. I attended the inaugural Sports Business Journal Game Changers conference in New York last year by happenstance. I was frankly shocked that they got the conference content so right. The approach was respectful. The conference addressed the sensitive, emotional topic (for some of us) of women in leadership roles, without pandering. To use the oft-quoted women-in-sports metaphor, they did not “pink it and shrink it.” I am happy to report that this year’s second annual conference content was just as good addressing timely…
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  • Cleveland Browns vs. Tennessee Titans Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Point Spread Over Under Money Line Betting Odds Preview 10-5-2014

    Tony Tellez
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:36 am
    The Cleveland Browns will travel in week five to face the Tennessee Titans in an NFL pro football game scheduled for Sunday September 5th. BROWNS VS TITANS FREE PRO FOOTBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. Game time from Tennessee is slated for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS TV. The wagering odds from this game have the home side Tennessee Titans favored by -2 points with a total…
  • San Francisco Giants versus Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction MLB AL Wildcard Game Betting Lines Odds Preview 10-1-2014

    Tony Tellez
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:48 pm
    The two National League teams playing in the 2014 Wild Card Game for the right to move on against the Washington Nationals are the San Francisco Giants (88-74) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (88-74). GIANTS VS PIRATES FREE MLB PLAYOFF WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. These teams will play a best-of-1 matchup with the loser’s season ending on Wednesday, October 1st at PNC Park. The Pirates are 51-30 at PNC Park this…
  • Oakland Athletics versus Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction MLB AL Wildcard Game Betting Lines Odds Preview 9-30-2014

    Tony Tellez
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:23 pm
    The Oakland Athletics (88-74) backed into the MLB Playoffs by dropping 30 of their last 46 games but they started the year so well that they have still managed to make it into the American League Wild Card Game against the Kansas City Royals (89-73). ATHLETICS VS ROYALS FREE MLB PLAYOFF WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. The Royals will be at home at Kauffman Stadium for this 8:05 PM ET game on Tuesday, September 30th…
  • Miami Hurricanes vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Point Spread Over Under Money Line Betting Odds Preview 10-4-2014

    Tony Tellez
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:17 pm
    The Miami Hurricanes will hit the road in week six in ACC conference play as they face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an NCAA college football game slated for Saturday October 4th. MIAMI VS GEORGIA TECH FREE NCAA FOOTBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. Start time from Georgia Tech is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2 TV. The betting odds in this game have the…
  • Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Florida St Seminoles Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Point Spread Over Under Money Line Betting Odds Preview 10-4-2014

    Tony Tellez
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:03 pm
    The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will hit the road in ACC conference play to face the Florida St Seminoles in an NCAA college football week six game set for Saturday October 4th. WAKE FOREST VS FLORIDA ST FREE NCAA FOOTBALL WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here. Kick off time from Florida St is set for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC TV. The wagering odds from this game has the home side…
 
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  • MiWay Insurance Options

    secrivals
    13 Sep 2014 | 8:52 pm
    Hi there. If you want a good insurance policy quote, take a look at MiWay Insurance. They supply reputable insurance policy which you are required for a good value. MiWay is a strongly suggested insurer for all your automobile insurance wants. Obtain a MiWay insurance quote right now. To find out more, take a look at http://www.lowautoinsurance4u.com/
  • Bitcoin Paper Wallet

    secrivals
    13 Sep 2014 | 8:51 pm
    With the rise in recognition of digital currency, there can become the necessity to ensure all those coins are retained securely. The coins themselves are normally safe, even so, the genuine hazard to the wallet is the theft of a private key, or a password to obtain the private key. A wonderful way to retain coins protected is by utilizing “cold storage” to hold the private keys out of the reach of any person looking to get a hold of them. A bitcoin paper wallet is a public and private key for an address that is physically produced. By obtaining the physical object, there is hardly any…
  • Florida Gators – Tennessee Vols, A Brief History

    secrivals
    10 Sep 2011 | 8:18 pm
    In recent memory, the third game of the season in the SEC means the first fight for the SEC East lead.  Granted, the past several years have not been kind to Derek Dooley’s UT Vols, but the Orange and White have high hopes. On the other side line, first year Gators coach Will Muschamp fully realizes the importance of this game. Both teams are currently sitting at 2-0 and neither have played anyone of appreciable ability.  That all changes this weekend as the Vols travel to The Swamp to take on their SEC East nemesis, the Florida Gators. I believe in history.  So, what does the series…
  • SEC Football Schedule Sept 10th

    secrivals
    7 Sep 2011 | 8:22 pm
    SEC Football, week two, is already upon us … in a very quick (read:  I pushed for time) … so in a fast run down, here comes the SEC for the weekend of Sept 10th.  All times are EST. Central Michigan at Kentucky Wildcats 12:00pm  ESPNU  Sirius 220 / XM 199 Kentucky looked horrible in their opener.  How is that for objectivity?  Seriously, the Wildcats could very well struggle with Central Michigan … even with the vaunted Randy Sanders aerial attack (insert snicker here).  Defensively, UK should by all rights and means should man handle an over matched Central Michigan…
  • Are You Ready for Some Football?

    secrivals
    6 Sep 2011 | 8:19 pm
    Are you ready?  Hell, I am past ready … now that SECRivals.com has been taken off of the divorce auctioning block, it is time to roll. The season is underway … and everybody is fully aware that, yes, Mark Richt IS on the hot seat. The almost two year divorce process has definitely taken its toll … I know it took its toll on me last year … both on here and off line.  Rest assured, the biggest asshole in the SEC is back … the only question is:  Can you as a card carrying sheep-team member handle the truth? Let’s get it on, it’s going to be a fun…
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    IndiaVision News and Information » Sports

  • President congratulates Asian Games medal winners

    Gautam
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:02 am
    President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated medal winners in Asian Games 2014. In individual messages that have been sent to the winners, the President said: “The nation is proud of you and your accomplishment, which has brought joy and pride to all Indians. I wish you the very best in all your future endeavours.” The medal winners include Saurabh Ghosal, Mahesh Mangaonkar, Harinder Pal Sandhu and Kush Kumar for winning gold medal in men’s team squash; Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, Anaka Alankamony and Aparajitha Balamurukan for winning the team silver in…
  • Asiad boxing: Vikas keeps medal hopes alive

    Gautam
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:01 am
    Three male boxers – Kuldeep Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Gaurav Bidhuri – bowed out of the Asian Games in the quarter-finals while Vikas Krishan kept alive his medal hopes here Monday. Bidhuri began the losing trend of the day, going down 0-3 (27-30, 26-30, 27-30) to Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov by an unanimous judges’ decision in the fly weight (52kg) category. He was followed by Jangra who lost 0-3 again by unanimous judges’ decision against Thailand’s Apichet Saensit in the welter weight(69kg) division. He lost 27-29, 27-29 and 26-29. Kuldeep, in the…
  • Sunil Narine reported for suspect action

    Gautam
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:59 am
    West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine has been reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League Twenty20 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Dolphins. In what seems to be a crackdown on chuckers, the CLT20 organising committee confirmed the development that on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Chettihody Shamshuddin along with third umpire Kumar Dharmasena have expressed their suspicion about the quicker delivery bowled by Narine during yesterday’s match.Sunil Narine reported for suspect action
  • KKR warm up for CLT20 semis with impressive win over Dolphins

    Gautam
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:58 am
    Kolkata Knight Riders warmed up for their semi-finals in style with a convincing 36 run win over Dolphins in their last group match in Champions League T20 cricket tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Monday. A strong batting performance from opening batsman Robin Uthappa (85 not out) and Manish Pandey (76 not out) took KKR to a formidable 187 for two in 20 overs. KKR lost skipper Gautam Gambhir (12) and veteran Jacques Kallis (6) early inside five overs for 34 runs on board. But from there on, Uthappa and Pandey dominated the proceedings with their 153-run unbeaten stand…
  • Maxwell reprimanded for behaviour breach

    Gautam
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:50 am
    Kings XI Punjab batsman Glenn Maxwell has received a reprimand for breaching the Champions League Twenty20 Code of Behaviour during the team’s seven-wicket victory against Cape Cobras in Mohali. After being bowled for 23 by Sybrand Engelbrecht, a visibly frustrated Maxwell was seen hitting a thrash can with his bat near the boundary while walking back towards the Kings XI dugout. Maxwell admitted to the Level 1 offence (Article 1.2), which concerns abuse of cricket equipment or clothing, ground equipment or fixtures and fittings. According to the CLT20 Code of Behaviour, for Level 1…
 
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    The Big Tip

  • True Happiness

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

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

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

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

    Emily Brown
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:51 pm
    Many are the times that we often find ourselves doing some activities without realizing their full importance or benefits. In the process, we often get lost and end up not meeting our fitness expectations. Realizing the full importance of fitness training is fundamental as it allows one to meet the fitness objectives within a specified period. With the right personal instructor, one is able to control the weight of the body. Physical exercises play a significant role when it comes to preventing the gaining of excess weight in the body. This enables one to control the weight of the body. It…
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    Lacrosse Playground

  • Boys’ Latin Lacrosse – The Championship

    Lacrosse Playground
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:46 am
    Brett Roberts just uploaded a new video to his YouTube Channel covering the Boys’ Latin Lakers 2014 road to the championship. With the national championship on the line, the Lakers took on St. Paul’s in the MIAA A Conference Championship. The Lakers came away with the 17-11 win and the national title. The team finished their season with an 18-0 record and a record of 37-1 over the past 2 years. Hunter Moreland was the game’s MVP with 3 goals and an impressive face-off percentage. The Soundtrack couldn’t be more perfect!
  • US Lacrosse Issues Statement on Florida’s Latest Mandate for Girls’ Lacrosse

    Lacrosse Playground
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:29 am
    BALTIMORE, Sept. 29, 2014 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse, today issued the following statement in response to the mandates approved by the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors. The comments were made by Ann Carpenetti, vice president of lacrosse operations, who was in attendance at Monday’s FHSAA board meeting. “Prevention of head injuries in both men’s and women’s lacrosse continues to be a priority of US Lacrosse, and therefore, we appreciate the FHSAA Board’s concern about athlete safety and…
  • TRX® Signs Lacrosse Icon Paul Rabil To Bolster TRX® Rip Lacrosse Training Program For Players at All Levels

    Lacrosse Playground
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:28 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 29, 2014 – TRX®, the industry leader in functional training and creator of Suspension Training® and Rip® Training has announced today the signing of US Men’s National Team member and Major League Lacrosse (MLL) superstar Paul Rabil. Through the partnership, Paul and TRX will create lacrosse-specific training programs for amateur and professional lacrosse players of all levels. A longtime user of TRX products, Rabil joins fellow lacrosse star, Peter Baum, on the roster of TRX-sponsored athletes as the training company continues to develop its TRX®…
  • Gambitsky, Jahelka and Mahon Named Harvard Men’s Lacrosse Captains

    Lacrosse Playground
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:58 am
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Chris Wojcik ’96, The Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Lacrosse, has announced that Jake Gambitsky, Stephen Jahelka and Sean Mahon will serve as team captains for the upcoming season. “I am pleased to announce that Jake Gambitsky, Stephen Jahelka, and Sean Mahon have been elected captains for the 2014-2015 season,” Wojcik stated. “Leadership development is an important component of our mission at Harvard and our lacrosse program. Each of our captains possess intrinsic leadership qualities, and this year I expect them to learn and…
  • ASA 5K Lacrosse Team Challenge Announced

    Lacrosse Playground
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:55 am
    Attention all Baltimore area Lacrosse coaches! We know you are bombarded with requests to get involved with all kinds of community events. But we think that you and your team will absolutely love participating in the Athletes Serving Athletes(ASA) 5K Run/Walk. We are not asking you to raise money. We just want you to get involved and witness the amazing ASA Athletes who don’t have the ability to compete using solely their own power. We promise you will walk away feeling grateful for the abilities you have. The details are below. Event: ASA 5K Run/Walk Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014…
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    Raw Signal: Most Popular Football News

  • Reports: FCC ends sports blackout rule

    30 Sep 2014 | 8:44 am
  • Inside Slant: NFL Week 4 QB Report

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:49 am
    Let's take our weekly deep dive into the Sunday performance of five NFL quarterbacks, using data supplied by analyst Jacob Nitzberg via ESPN Stats & Information. After all, the numbers don't always speak for themselves.
  • Chiefs' Husain Abdullah Penalized Following Touchdown Celebration

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:49 am
    Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah's fourth-quarter pick-six of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady Monday night was a fairly unassuming play in a 41-14 blowout. What happened afterward has sparked controversy, however.  Following Abdullah's score to put Kansas City up 41-7, he knelt in prayer, as seen at the 3:35 mark of this NFL.com video: Abdullah was subsequently penalized for the celebration, according to Chris Daniels of King5.com: Despite being flagged, Abdullah stood by h
  • What would it take to bring back Jon Gruden to Raiders?

    30 Sep 2014 | 7:49 am
    The Oakland Raiders head coaching job comes up a lot. It's the eighth time it has been open since 2002, the year the Raiders traded Jon Gruden to Tampa Bay. And as usual, Gruden's name has surfaced to fill this vacancy. Many in the Bay Area would like to see Gruden return. Gruden clearly would be the top choice of the franchise and the fan base. The Raiders haven’t been the same since he was traded to the Buccaneers. Gruden, who is a “Monday Night Football” analyst for ESPN, is still a mythic
  • Chiefs 41, Patriots 14: Charles scores three TDs, Tom Brady fades

    30 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
 
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    The Source

  • Co-Defendant Of Assata Shakur To Be Released On Parole

    pologod
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:57 am
    After being incarcerated for 40 years for the killing of a NJ state trooper, Sundiata Acoli has been granted parole A man who has lived his life as a self proclaimed “freedom fighter” will get his first taste of freedom after four decades of incarceration. Clark Edward Squire, who is known to most of his supporters as Sundiata Acoli, was granted parole yesterday for the 1973 killing of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. He was sentenced in ’74 to life plus 20-30 years and was denied parole 1993, 2004, and 2011. The appellate judges panel stated that the parole board…
  • Rich Homie Quan’s Father Has Been Shot Several Times In Robbery Attempt

    Don Morris
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:44 am
    Please include his family in your prayers You hate to hear this happen to anyone’s father, let alone the parent of one of the industry’s brightest and positive young stars. According to a TMZ report, Corey Lamar, Rich Homie Quan‘s father and manager, was shot several times early yesterday morning when a man or multiple men opened fire, hitting Lamar several times after they entered his barbershop in an apparent armed robbery. Our prayers are with Corey Lamar, Rich Homie Quan and their respective families. The last confirmed report has Mr. Lamar being taken into surgery, but…
  • Source 360 Present: NYC Ad Week Panel ’360 Engagment: Music, Makreting & Media’ – Live Stream

    spencer
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:55 am
    As part of New York City’s Adweek The Northstar Group, The Cipher Group, The Source Magazine and The Source 360 present “360 Engagement: Music, Marketing & Media” panel.  Speakers include Chaka Pilgrim –  Roc Nation David Jones – The Cipher Group Rihana Bey – Spike DDB Londell McMillan – Chairman of The Northstar group, owner The Source Magazine Stream the panel above, and give us your thoughts via Twitter #AdWeek #Source360
  • Premiere: Listen To BeYoung’s Daily Bread EP & Watch His “Spoz’d 2″ Video

    notupstate
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:09 am
    Pac Div came and went. And they will come, yet again. The group from California stormed through the underground scene and as a result, the individual members (Like, BeYoung, Mibbs) have had successful careers of their own since putting Pac Div on hold. Today, we are proud to present the premiere of the new EP from BeYoung, as well as the video for one of the track off that EP. He runs the gamut on topics so that you can become a bit more familiar with him in a way you haven’t before. It’s more soulful and introspective than a typical Pac Div project but that’s just a…
  • AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Sept. 22-26)

    @HHSYC
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:07 am
    THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 22 to September 26, 2014 TOP HEADLINES Schneiderman Secures Nearly $1 Million Settlement For Underpaid J.F.K. Airport Skycaps Joined by Public Advocate Tish James and members of union 32BJ SEIU, Attorney General Schneiderman announced his settlement with Alstate Maintenance LLC, a contractor operating at Terminal One of John F. Kennedy International Airport, for paying nearly 40 skycaps at an hourly rate far below minimum wage – as little as $3.90 per hour. The $925,000 settlement consists of about $625,000 in restitution and another $300,000 in damages, all…
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    Fenway West

  • Sox Season Goes Out With A Whimper in Loss to Yanks

    shelley
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:53 pm
    The Red Sox played their last game of 2014 this afternoon before closing the book on a disappointing season.  Before the game started the Sox had a ceremony honoring Derek Jeter and then gave him the gift of having Clay Buchholz not only give up a hit to Jeter, but an RBI hit.  The Sox went down early to the Yankees and were playing behind the whole game.  The Sox went from worst to first back to worst, so let’s hope that means good things for next year. Clay Buchholz was on the mound for the Sox against Michael Pineda for the Yankees.  Pineda has not been back on the mound at…
  • Sox Bat Around Against Tanaka in Easy Win

    shelley
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:57 am
    This weekend seems to be about anything and everything to do with Derek Jeter and his last few days of baseball, however the Sox lineup and Joe Kelly decided to play and win a ballgame anyways.  Tanaka tanked and didn’t even make it out of the 2nd inning and the Sox bats ran away with this one.  Derek Jeter might have gotten a standing ovation during his at bats, but that wasn’t able to get his team the win or to allow them to be playing baseball after Sunday either. Joe Kelly has been trying to use the 2nd half of his season since being traded to the Sox for John Lackey as an…
  • Yankees Take Opener in Final Series

    shelley
    27 Sep 2014 | 6:14 am
    The Red Sox and the Yankees headed into the final 3 games knowing they would not see October baseball.  Both teams probably had less major league players than they would if it were a spring training game.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound vs. former Sox Chris Capuano for the Yankees. The Red Sox cracked the scoreboard first when Capuano gave up an RBI single to Bryce Brentz in the 2nd.  Sox 1-0.  The Sox weren’t able to keep the lead long though as Dan Butler had some issues catching the knuckleball and Wright allowed two unearned runs to score as a result.
  • Game 159 Lineup: Red Sox vs. Rays 9/25/14

    shelley
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:48 pm
    Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the Rays: Red Sox (69-89) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Nava RF Cespedes DH Craig 1B Cecchini 3B Castillo CF Brentz LF Vazquez C Webster SP Game time is at 7:10pm EST.
  • Sox Beat Rays 11-3 As Season Comes to A Close

    shelley
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:41 pm
    The Red Sox had Anthony Ranaudo on the mound and while he ended up giving up a couple of runs in the 1st inning, the Sox took the end and never looked back.  The Sox scored 5 runs in the 4th inning and then 4 more runs in the 6th inning taking advantage of some poor pitching and some defensive mistakes from the Rays. The Rays jumped out to an early lead when Ranaudo gave up 2 runs in the 1st inning.  Ranaudo gave up and RBI double to Wil Myers and then a sac fly to Franklin.  Sox 0-2.  The Sox tied the game in the 2nd inning when Garin Cecchini hit a solo homerun and then Bogaerts hit a…
 
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    Total Packers

  • We’re Ready for More Mike Pennel

    Monty McMahon
    30 Sep 2014 | 9:25 am
    Who's ready for more Mike Pennel at nose tackle for the Green Bay Packers? We sure are. We've seen enough of Letroy Guion already. The post We’re Ready for More Mike Pennel appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Bears Baby, Packers Baby

    Monty McMahon
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    It's funny when a baby wearing a Chicago Bears jersey is crying, especially to the baby wearing the Green Bay Packers jersey. The post Bears Baby, Packers Baby appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Stream of Consciousness Monday: Week 4 (Bears Edition)

    Andrew Chitko
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Green Bay Packers 38, Chicago Bears 17. Andrew Chitko's 10 quick hits from the game, including loads of praise for Matt Forte, Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb. The post Stream of Consciousness Monday: Week 4 (Bears Edition) appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Minnesota Vikings: Still Awesome

    Monty McMahon
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:47 am
    The Minnesota Vikings are still selling jerseys of child abuser Adrian Peterson at the team store. Why? Because they are just that awesome! The post Minnesota Vikings: Still Awesome appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Five More: Packers 38, Bears 17

    Monty McMahon
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Five more thoughts on the Green Bay Packers 38-17 win over the Chicago Bears, including awful officiating and the no shows by the defensive "playmakers." The post Five More: Packers 38, Bears 17 appeared first on Total Packers.
 
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    PaisleyGates.com

  • Simon Mignolet Unconcerned By Victor Valdes Rumours

    News Desk
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Playing it cool Liverpool ‘keeper Simon Mignolet, along with club captain Steven Gerrard, has been the subject of the vast majority of the criticism for the Reds slow start to the Premier League season. While not all of it is completely unwarranted, the Belgian shot stopper isn’t concerning himself with any of it. “Well, the only pressure is what you put yourself under. What is pressure? Pressure is what is happening in Iraq at the moment when there is a war. That is pressure,” explained the 26-year old. “We are all football players and we are here to do our…
  • Andre-Pierre Gignac’s Agent Drops Liverpool Hint

    News Desk
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Liverpool bound? We’re still a few months away from the transfer window re-opening, but with Liverpool struggling to re-capture the kind of form that made them one of the most deadly teams in the Premier League last season, they’re already being linked with a number of reinforcements — the latest being Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac. The Reds have been hit hard by injuries in the opening frames of the season, and with star striker Daniel Sturridge still sidelined, they’re finding it hard to do the one thing they’ve consistently done so well under boss…
  • VIDEO: Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher Talk Simon Mignolet

    News Desk
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Video courtesy of MBLFC Phil Jagielka’s equalizer late into injury time in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with cross-town rivals Everton has been described a few ways: magnificent, breath-taking, astounding, spectacular and there was even a “stupendous” thrown out there. Although Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville admits that scoring that kind of goal is something he could only dream about, the ex-Manchester United man also thinks that Reds ‘keeper Simon Mignolet could have kept it out. “I’m ready for the pelters that come my way and it is slightly controversial but I…
  • Daniel Sturridge in Contention for Champions League Trip

    News Desk
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:40 am
    He’s getting closer Although the late buzz was that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge was in contention for a spot on the bench for Saturday’s draw with cross-town rivals Everton, by the time kick-off rolled around, it was quite evident that he wasn’t quite up to snuff. The 25-year old, who injured his thigh training on international duty, looked on course to make a return against the Toffee’s after returning to light training earlier than expected, but throwing him into the fray too early and having him pull up again wasn’t a chance that Liverpool boss Brendan…
  • Adam Lallana Improvement Encourages Reds Boss

    News Desk
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Improving quickly Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana hasn’t made the kind of impact for his new side that he would of wanted to following a big money move from Premier League rivals Southampton over the summer. A knee injury put his pre-season on hold, and though he’s well versed in the rigours of the English game, he hasn’t quite bedded into the Reds set-up quite yet. If his performance in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Everton is any indication though, then it’s pretty apparent that the 26-year old is not only building up his fitness, but he’s rediscovering his…
 
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    The Sports Mirror

  • Yellow Kings stamp their authority on court!

    Vikram Kamboj
    28 Sep 2014 | 11:40 am
    The Yellow Kings team secured the first position in the Vivek High Basketball League (Season – 3), held at Vivek High School, Mohali, from July 12 – September 27, 2014. The last match of the league between Yellow Kings (Team G) and Vivek Champs (Team A), turned out to be a one-sided affair as Yellow Kings drubbed the latter by 47-6. Jagatjit and Nitesh emerged as the stars for the winning team, scoring maximum points. Vivek High Basketball League – Yellow Kings stamp their authority on court! The league was divided into eight teams of the same age group and each team had 8-9…
  • Chelsea’s dominance

    Sayantan Sarkar
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:30 pm
    Chelsea’s season so far reflects a perfect fairy tale kick start to their English Premier League title hunt. The new signings have worked as wonder for Jose Mourinho. Experts and fans are already terming them the favorites to win the EPL this year. It has been quite a few weeks for the side. They have dominated all their matches in the domestic league so far and have looked better than ever. It is a surprise as Chelsea is performing a brand of football which is not associated with them. Last season they came third in the title race and lost to Atletico Madrid in the semi finals of the…
  • Wave WKL: Lahore Lions defeated Vancouver Lions by 55-54

    Vikram Kamboj
    20 Sep 2014 | 6:48 pm
    Jalandhar, September 20: The second match of day two started amidst good weather as it drizzled before the start of the match. The Lahore Lions were extra cautious about their performance in the match after their defeat in last night’s match. Vancouver Lions looked confident and geared up after their win in their last match. However after a tussle of 40 minutes Lahore Lions managed to defeat the Vancouver Lions by 54-55. Tomorrow Khiladi Kumar Khalsa Warriors will take on Rapper Honey Singh’s Yo Yo Tigers in the final day of the Jalandhar leg. Best stopper – Gagandeep Satti of…
  • Khalsa Warriors beat United Singhs to keep unbeaten streak in Wave World Kabaddi League

    Vikram Kamboj
    20 Sep 2014 | 6:40 pm
    Jalandhar, September 20: Khalsa Warriors, so far the most dominant team of the Wave World Kabaddi League put even more distance between themselves and the rest with a 57-50 win over United Singhs in the first match on Saturday. The only unbeaten side of the Wave WKL, which has been on a rampage, won their seventh match in eight games, with one tie also against their name. Man of the match_Manjot Singh of Khalsa Warriors Khalsa Warriors now have 15 points from eight matches while United Kings stayed at eight after seven matches alongside Lahore Lions (in six matches) and Yo Yo Tigers (in seven…
  • Wave WKL: Vancouver Lions edge out Royal Kings in Battle of North America

    Vikram Kamboj
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    Jalandhar, September 19: The two North American teams, Vancouver Lions and Royal Kings USA, which have been somewhat slow to start with were engaged in a tight clash as the third weekend of action in Wave World Kabaddi League commenced this evening. Balram Singh of Royal Kings USA raiding against defenders of Vancouver Lions One of the highlights of the evening was the legendary singer Hans Raj Hans, who have a brilliant live performance who had come to watch kabaddi and got his show as a bonus. Vancouver Lions, who were tied at the end of first quarter and then pulled away to a handy by the…
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    @SportsGeek

  • SGP 061: Fan Engagement, technology & marketing with Zain Pasha & Arthur Gillion

    Sean Callanan
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
    This week on Sports Geek podcast I chat with Zain Pasha from Sporting Innovations and Arthur Gillion from Melbourne Victory we discuss sports marketing, fan engagement, membership marketing and latest Apple products On this podcast you’ll learn from about: How Sporting Innovations use technology at Sporting Park How iBeacons can be used to enhance fan […] The post SGP 061: Fan Engagement, technology & marketing with Zain Pasha & Arthur Gillion appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 060: Jack Elkins on business innovation at Orlando Magic

    Sean Callanan
    21 Sep 2014 | 5:28 am
    Jack Elkins was a lifesaver for me at SEAT in Miami covering for me on Saturday as my voice recovered, we didn’t talk much so we caught up to discuss his role as Business Innovation Manager at the Orlando Magic.  One of the most tweeted about CRM sessions at SEAT was with Katie Morgan Katie Morgan […] The post SGP 060: Jack Elkins on business innovation at Orlando Magic appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • Celtics engaging fans via mobile, find out how? – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

    Sean Callanan
    10 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    What @SportsGeek reads….. How the AFL lost 500,000 fans in Melbourne Facebook release some amazing numbers around Facebook video. Boston Celtics deliver results for sponsor and fans via mobile Apple teaming up with Visa, MasterCard on iPhone wallet. Nice video to promote the new NASCAR Sprint Cup format on Facebook Twitter playing around with Buy button on your tweets. 7 social login myths debunked […] The post Celtics engaging fans via mobile, find out how? – ICYMI –... This is just a summary, please read on...
  • SGP 059: Peter Stringer on Celtics, digital & podcasting

    Sean Callanan
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:44 pm
    Good to catch up with Peter Stringer from the Boston Celtics one of the first guys I followed and connected with when I started Sports Geek.  Pete and I discuss how the digital landscape has changed and his foray into the world of podcasting.  On ABC Grandstand we discuss security issues around the celebrity iCloud […] The post SGP 059: Peter Stringer on Celtics, digital & podcasting appeared first on @SportsGeek. This is just a summary, please read on...
  • Winning a Super Bowl, what is it like for the digital team? – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

    Sean Callanan
    3 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    What @SportsGeek reads….. Why Google’s CEO only buys companies that pass his crazy toothbrush test. Ever tried networking when you’ve lost your voice? What is it like running a digital team in lead up to Super Bowl? It’s over: The rise & fall of google authorship for search results Why it’s a mistake to piggyback on someone else’s business How this […] The post Winning a Super Bowl, what is it like for the digital team? – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News... This is just a summary, please read on...
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    Sports Haze

  • An Introduction to Betting on Golf

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

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

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

    Richard Murray
    15 Aug 2014 | 1:45 am
    The 2014 US Open is shaping up to be a very interesting tournament.  For me the main storyline is Roger Federer and his chance for another Grand Slam title.  Roger was so close at Wimbledon, losing an amazing 5 setter to world number 1 Novak Djokovic.  Going into that 5th set many fans though this was Roger’s chance at another Grand Slam, but it wasn’t to be.  I for one though still think he has a shot in a few more and his form right now leads me to believe he has a chance at the upcoming US Open. US Open 2014 Odds Here are the odds for some of the favourites to win the upcoming US…
  • Sponsored Video – The Premier League is back

    Richard Murray
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:50 am
    This weekend welcomes the start to the 2014/15 Premier League campaign. We welcome an array of talent this season from around the world with the inclusion of Sanchez (Arsenal), Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea), Diego Costa (Chelsea), Filipe Luis (Chelsea), Alberto Moreno (Liverpool) & Ander Hererra (Man U).  However we have also seen the departure of some of the heavyweights of the premier league from last season with the departure of Chelsea’s David Luiz to PSG and last year’s top scorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona. Regardless, the Premier League is likely to prove from another season why it is…
 
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    Project Spurs

  • Splitter sidelined with right leg injury

    Paul Garcia
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:50 pm
    Monday afternoon the San Antonio Spurs announced forward Tiago Splitter has suffered a strained right Soleus injury. The team announced a timeline for the injury has not been determined, but Splitter will be re-evaluated in 7-10 days. According to Healthline.com, the Soleus muscle is located in the back of the lower leg. The Soleus muscle […]
  • 76ers’ Embiid wants to be like Tim Duncan

    Jeff Garcia
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Like Tim! If I can be like Tim! That’s exactly what 76ers’ Joel Embiid is proclaiming now that he is in the NBA. Speaking with the media recently, Joel revealed he is looking to pattern his game after San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan including copying Tim’s go-to move, the bank-shot. Via NJ.com “Tim Duncan,” Embiid […]
  • Watch Kyle Anderson shows his defensive chops against Warriors’ David Lee

    Jeff Garcia
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    The 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs training camp has officially kicked off which means rookie Kyle Anderson will get his first extended time on the court facing proven NBA veterans. However, before Kyle laced it up on the Spurs training camp court, he tested his mettle in the offseason against some of the best NBA talent […]
  • Spurs Roundtable: Talking Media Day, Ginobili, Duncan and more (Video)

    Jeff Garcia
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
    We’re backkkkkk! On  this brand new Spurs Roundtable powered by Project Spurs, the panel of host Jeff Garcia and Aaron Preine discuss the kick off of the San Antonio Spurs training camp with media day. And though Aaron thought it was uneventful, there were comments from Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili that got people talking. For […]
  • Baynes glad to be back with Spurs, feels it was the right decision

    Jeff Garcia
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:58 am
    After a long summer of uncertainty, the San Antonio Spurs re-signed center Aron Baynes to a one-year deal. With the move, it means the entire roster from last season’s title team is back and the Spurs are hoping it’ll mean another trip to the NBA Finals and a shot at finally repeating as champs. Being […]
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    True Football Manager 2014

  • FM 15 story. Instead of poll

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:29 pm
    Dear blog readers, I am really excited by your activity and comments written to the last post! I got impression there’s one absolute leader among all three ideas of FM 2015 story. So there’s merely no sense in the poll this year. Just take look at the stats of votes given by you in the comments: Dream job story got 16 votes. It’s about starting as unemployed manager and try to become Arsenal head
  • Ideas for my FM 2015 story

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    25 Sep 2014 | 10:19 pm
    Hello guys, Thank you for joining me again. This blog post no. 841 is totally dedicated to future year with new game. Unluckily, we have no news about it. It’s quite strange because normally first news appear in August and there are  lots of interesting things and new features to discuss in September… Nevertheless, I am sure SI Games will produce another amazing game with improved Match Engine
  • Four AZ matches

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    22 Sep 2014 | 10:07 pm
    Hi dear readers, Thanks for coming back to True Football Manager blog. I want to share the latest news from my FM 2014 in this blog update #840. AZ story continues after some squad changes made in January. That’s nice I can boast with 3 wins in 4 matches! I’m proud to tell you two of them were achieved over Dutch football leaders Ajax and Twente.   Dutch grand defeated! That was awesome. My
  • First transfer campaign in AZ

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:06 pm
    Hello dear readers, I had two options before January: Leave squad as it is and gain a middle league position reliably Make transfers taking some risks You know me :) The the latter option was more tempting, that’s for sure. Moreover, I thought it’s won’t be difficult to keep my club away from relegation zone even having squad blending process of new players. Players out   All sold
  • First experience as AZ head coach

    Vitaliy Mokosiy
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Dear blog readers, Hello and welcome back again. As you know I changed the job: Dresden story got transformed into AZ story. Today I am ready to account for the first matches and new tactics chosen for AZ. Let’s start with the tactics. AZ tactics   At this point I decided to use only one formation that suits current AZ squad very well. That’s why there on the screen shot you don’t see any flank
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    STACK Blog

  • QB Skills and Drills: How to Master the Bubble Screen

    Zac Clark
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:40 am
    The Bubble Screen is the Swiss Army knife of pass plays—it’s easy to deploy and can serve many different functions in an offensive playbook. For an inexperienced quarterback, the Bubble Screen is a high percentage play that quickly gets the ball into the hands a playmaker. For an offense featuring a high-octane rushing attack, the
  • Get the Most Out of Foam Rolling

    Mo Skelton
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Foam rolling has made it mainstream. There is no question that the benefits of the technique have resonated with athletes of all ages and skill levels
  • Upcoming ‘CHiPs’ Reboot Will Focus on Action

    SkywordNews
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    Dax Shepard recently revealed that the upcoming CHiPs film adaptation will differ somewhat from its TV ancestor. The NBC series, which originally ran from 1977 to 1983, focused on the laughs. The movie will bring the action. Shepard told Entertainment Weekly, “It’s not the spoof version at all, and it’s not the comedy-first version. It’s
  • ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Movie Gets Delayed

    SkywordNews
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The forthcoming Assassin’s Creed movie, originally scheduled to reach theaters on Aug. 7, 2015, has been pushed back. The delay is somewhat related to Fox’s recent announcement about its upcoming Deadpool movie. But there are also reports about trouble with the script (requiring several re-writes) and production hampered by scheduling conflicts. Last month during an
  • Music in Sports Roundup: Mariners’ Pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen Has Got Moves

    Maddy Lucier
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to listen to Damian Lillard’s latest ’4barfridays,’ watch Johnny Hekker channel his inner Michael Jackson, and Oklahoma football players sing to kids in the hospital. 14. DeSean Jackson / Ty Dolla $ign Caption: #TBT Me & the Homie
 
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    Sports Feel Good Stories

  • 3 Inspirational Football Videos

    sfgs
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Football is woven into the fabric of our country.  Here are 3 inspirational football videos that give viewers a taste of some of the great things football can provide. Watch a video of one of the NFL’s biggest stars investing in the community and raising awareness of pediatric cancer.  Another video shows a high school football player who takes the lessons from his coach and inspires others with well-spoken words.  And lastly, see how the hard work of a marching band entertains and delights an audience. 3 Inspirational Football Videos #1. Rodgers that.  NFL teams and players do a…
  • NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

    sfgs
    28 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    The two most storied NFL franchises.  The Black-and-Blue Division.  Coaches like Vince Lombardi and George Halas.  The venues: Lambeau Field and Soldier Field.  Players like Ditka, Farve, Nitchske, Sayers, Starr and Payton. Fan bases who love their teams.  Winning histories.  Championships. NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears The best rivalry in the NFL takes place when the Green Bay Packers play the Chicago Bears. Why is the rivalry so intense? Several reasons: Winning traditions: Between the 2 teams, they possess 22 NFL Championships. There’s a reason…
  • A Look Back: 3 Inspirational Sports Stories

    sfgs
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:59 am
    The past several weeks have been hard on sports fans. With each day, it seemed that another unflattering story was revealed of an athlete or teams’ misdeeds.  Then, these negative stories took on lives of their own dominating coverage in newspapers, radio sports shows, TV sports shows, etc. In hopes of shining the light on better things in sports, let’s take a look back at some inspirational sports stories from days gone by. Here are 3 such stories which should make sports fans feel better. A Look Back:  3 Inspirational Sports Stories  1.) Carl Joseph: For his high school team,…
  • NFL Player Retires to Donate Kidney to His Brother

    sfgs
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:59 pm
    Editor’s Note:  Along with TeamSnap, SportsFeelGoodStories.com is searching for the “2014 Sports Feel Good Story of the Year.”  This is an entry from Justin Johnson of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. If you’ve read a sports story that’s inspirational or that makes you feel good, please consider entering our Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Contest here.  Provide a link to the story, tell us why you think it’s the story of the year and fill out the entry. —– Ma’ake Kemoeat, an offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens has retired to donate one…
  • Inspirational Sports Stories: The Search is On

    sfgs
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:34 am
    Recent news stories casting athletes, teams and sports in a negative light have shifted from the sports page to the front page in record numbers. It’s sad. Serious issues, problems and concerns have been identified and need to be addressed. At the same time, the sports world continues to provide some inspirational stories that warm the heart. These stories make us feel good about sports and reinforces our faith in the goodness of people. A bigger audience needs to hear about these inspirational sports stories as they can have such a positive influence. Inspirational Sports Stories: …
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    Chatham-Kent Sports Network

  • Great Lakes Junior C Power Rankings: Week 3

    Mark Hagerman
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:53 pm
    The Wheatley Sharks took over top spot in this week’s Great Lakes Junior C Power Rankings, partially due to a win over Dresden Saturday night – Photo by the Shelly J Quick With another week in the books, there is a new team looking to take over the top power position in the Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League. Where did last week’s number one, the Lakeshore Canadiens fall to? Mark Hagerman lays it out in CKSN’s Week Two Great Lakes Junior C Power Rankings. #1 Wheatley Sharks / Last week #6 In four games the Sharks may have found the secret to their success coupled with…
  • CKSS Senior Boys Win Guelph Volleyball Tournament

    Ian Kennedy
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:56 pm
    The CKSS Golden Hawks Senior Boys volleyball team took gold at the University of Guelph over the weekend – Contributed PhotoThe Chatham-Kent Secondary School Golden Hawks senior boys volleyball team won their second straight tournament to open the 2014-2015 season, capturing gold at the University of Guelph this past weekend. CKSS beat Elmira, Cardinal Newman and Cameron Heights in pool play, before taking down Georgetown in the quarters, and Uxbridge in the semi-finals to set up a final against Jacob Hespler. The Golden Hawks, who are the back-to-back reigning OFSAA gold medallists,…
  • Midget Outlaws Win Fall Classic

    CKSN Submissions
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:48 pm
    The Chatham Outlaws Midget BB team won the Niagara Rapids Fall Classic over the weekend – Contributed PhotoThe Chatham Midget BB Outlaws went undefeated in their first tournament of the year at the Niagara Rapids Fall Classic Sept 26-28. They outscored their opponents 25-3 in five games, including an 8-2 win in the Championship game. Friday, Chatham beat Mississauga 3-1 with goals from Darby Barnard, Olivia Pomajba and Alexa Pugh. The Chatham Outlaws also defeated Calrington 9-0 with a Barnard hat trick, 2 goals each from Pugh, Emily Roberts and Shayna Daly. Larissa McFadden had…
  • Cougars Fall Football Kicks Off

    Ian Kennedy
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:47 pm
    The Chatham-Kent Cougars minor Fall football schedule kicked off this weekend, including this match up between Campbell Toyota (CKSS) and TV Cogeco (UCC) – Photo by Dean Creechan/ CKSN.ca The Chatham-Kent Cougars Fall Minor Football schedule kicked off over the weekend, with a number of games at the John McGregor and CKSS fields. At John McGregor, Exercise MD Wallaceburg Tyke defeated the Campbell Toyota McGregor Tyke 21-14. Evans Wholesale McGregor Peewee beat Exercise MD Wallaceburg Peewee 31-6, and in a high scoring game, the Enviro-Clean Car & Dog Wash McGregor Bantam beat the…
  • Minor Peewee Cyclones Win In Rochester

    Ian Kennedy
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:04 pm
    The Chatham-Kent Cyclones Minor Peewee ‘AAA’ team took gold at the Rochester Youth Hockey ‘AAA’ Invitational over the weekend in New York – Contributed PhotoThe Chatham-Kent Cyclones Minor Peewee ‘AAA’ team got off to a strong start over the weekend capturing a tournament title at the Rochester Youth Hockey ‘AAA’ Invitational in Rochester, New York. The Chatham-Kent Cyclones opened the tournament with a trio of ties going 2-2 with the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers, 3-3 with the Valley Jr. Warriors, and 4-4 versus the Connecticut Wolfpack. The…
 
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • MLB Rumors: Will Boston Red Sox Trade Yoenis Cespedes If Unable To Extend His Contract?

    robkelley24
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:40 am
    When the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics, both teams knew that there was a strong chance that both players would turn out to be short-term rentals. While Lester will become a free agent as soon as the A’s finish their season – whether in the playoffs or as World Series [...]MLB Rumors: Will Boston Red Sox Trade Yoenis Cespedes If Unable To Extend His Contract? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • NFL Rumors: Will Oakland Raiders Hire Jon Gruden To Replace Fired Head Coach Dennis Allen?

    robkelley24
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:07 am
    In a move that was expected, the Oakland Raiders have fired Dennis Allen as head coach. After getting off to another dismal start, the Raiders dismissed Allen after a short, yet unsuccessful, stint in Oakland. Following a blowout at the hands of the Miami Dolphins in London on Sunday, Allen was reportedly informed of his [...]NFL Rumors: Will Oakland Raiders Hire Jon Gruden To Replace Fired Head Coach Dennis Allen? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • Packers Notebook: Inside the Numbers in the Packers win over the Bears

    tdream20
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:28 am
    Here’s a look at a few of the statistics that helped define the Packers 38-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. 1. The Packers allowed the Bears to amass 496 yards of offense. It was the 120th time since 1966 (start of the Super Bowl era) that the Pack has allowed 400-plus yards on [...]Packers Notebook: Inside the Numbers in the Packers win over the Bears is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • Jonathan Lucroy finds a home at second base

    tdream20
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:51 am
    While the Milwaukee Brewers 2014 season is basically over after being eliminated from the N.L. playoffs, one of its players is trying to hold on to the major league lead for doubles. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy has 52 doubles this season and is a shoo-in to win the N.L. doubles crown (his nearest competitor is Freddie [...]Jonathan Lucroy finds a home at second base is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
  • My Thoughts on Ray Rice

    Kodyssportskorner
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:33 am
    I am going to do something different here, and I am going to be very opinionated about this issue and will not hold back from telling it like it is from my perspective. This story has taken a few different twists and turns throughout the whole ordeal and at times I thought something more should [...]My Thoughts on Ray Rice is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com. View and Vote
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    The Sports Encounter

  • Shoaib Malik hosts Lahore Lions at wife’s house in India

    admin
    22 Sep 2014 | 6:32 am
    By Abhishek Manroa NEW DELHI, India (TheSportsEncounter) September 22, 2014: Former Pakistani skipper Shoaib Malik, who is in India to represent his Australian Twenty20 franchise Hobart Hurricanes in the cash-rich Champions League Twenty, hosted his friends playing for Lahore Lions at the weekend. Malik hosted the players at his wife Sania Mirza’s house in Hyderabad. However, his wife was not present on the occasion. Shoaib Malik has failed to shine at the event thus far but he did shine with his hosting skills as Lahore Lions enjoyed Hyderabadi Biryani and other delicacies at their…
  • Pakistan record 2nd straight win in Asian Games Hockey

    admin
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:03 am
    By Jawad Hussain AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (TheSportsEncounter) September 21, 2014: Pakistan hockey team continued their winning spree in the 2014 Asian Games on Sunday when they outclassed China by two goals to nil in Incheon, South Korea. Defending champions Pakistan had started their title defence in a gigantic style by thrashing Sri Lanka 14-0 in their opening game. After a goal-scoring spree in the opening game, Pakistan’s second match remained goalless until half time before Abdul Haseem Khan and Muhammad Dilbar scored in third and fourth quarter. Pakistan will take on India in a…
  • Ivanovic wins 4th WTA title of the year in Tokyo

    admin
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:55 am
    By Jawad Hussain AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (TheSportsEncounter) September 21, 2014: Former world number one Ana Ivanovic of Serbia outclassed another former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark by 6-2 7-6(2) to clinch the Pan Pacific Open title at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo on Sunday. This is fourth WTA title of the year for Ivanovic who is bidding to return to the WTA top-four after losing past few years to injuries. On the other hand, Caroline Wozniacki, who had won in Tokyo in 2010, lost her second straight final after the U.S. Open final defeat to the hands of her best friend…
  • Injured Azarenka out for rest of the season

    admin
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:39 am
    By Jawad Hussain AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (TheSportsEncounter) September 21, 2014: Victoria Azarenka – the former WTA number one player from Belarus, is out for the rest of the season due to a foot injury. The two-time Australian Open champion withdrew of the Wuhan Open, to be held in China, on Sunday and announced skipping the remainder of the WTA season. Azarenka flying sky-high a year ago but a spade of injuries has held her back as she is now languishing at 25 in the WTA Rankings. The Belarusian tennis star was forced to sit out of the 2014 French Open due to the foot injury which…
  • Karolina Pliskova surges to Korea Open title

    admin
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:06 am
    By Jawad Hussain AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (TheSportsEncounter) September 21, 2014: Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic finally broke the shackles on Sunday when she won her first WTA title of the year after three unsuccessful bids. Pliskova clinched this year’s maiden title in Seoul where she defeated the first-time WTA finalist Varvara Lepchenko of United States by 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 in two hours and 11 minutes to lift the Kia Korea Open. The title has provided further boost to a blossoming career for the young Czech player who has made her presence felt in the major WTA tournaments in the…
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    TornBySports.com

  • RSL Gearing For Another MLS Cup Run

    Alan "Jedi" Zaugg
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:37 pm
    Guest writer Adam Moser (Twitter: @moser24) returns with a BOLD prediction.  It’s the final stretch of the 2014 MLS season. With five games remaining, its prediction time … wait for it … drum roll please - For the second straight season, Real Salt Lake is going to the MLS Cup Finals and will take home their second title. They have had their struggles this year, multiple losses and ties, but as the season has progressed, they are winning more games. The way RSL dominated Colorado 5-1, really has me believing that they can win it all this year. Here are some of the reasons I believe it…
  • Is THE END of the Whittingham Era At Hand?

    MAC McIntosh
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:33 pm
    So I took the summer off to recharge my blogging batteries and at the same time, I’d talked myself into all things being different. I truly believed that Utah Football was headed for an 8-4 season.  And a Bowl game and a win their too. Then the season started and it looked like I wasn’t wrong.  Utah goes out and dominates three teams including Michigan at Michigan.  Admittedly the offense wasn’t awesome at Michigan but the Wolverines don’t suck on defense and we still kicked so much butt that I was willing to over look it. Then the first quarter against Wazzu and…
  • Utah Utes Football: 4 Keys to the Game vs Washington State

    Patrick Thomsen
    26 Sep 2014 | 11:26 am
    Let’s be real for a moment, this is an important game for the Utes. First in-conference game, first game that really counts towards what the Utes really want (Pac 12 Championship), and it’s a game against a team that the Utes struggled with last season. Washington State is a dangerous opponent when they are on their game as they were able to show last week in a close loss against a talented and highly ranked Oregon Ducks team. The Cougars pass first and pass often offense is going to test the Utes defensive backs on Saturday but I think it’s a test they are going to pass…
  • RSL – Rocky Mountain Cup Player Ratings

    Alan "Jedi" Zaugg
    23 Sep 2014 | 2:38 pm
    Editor’s Note: The following is a post from RSL fan Jared Lawrence.   RSL completes the Rocky Mountain Cup sweep for the first time in the 10-year history of the Rivalry with an overwhelming 5-1 victory. Player Performance Ratings based on the 1-10 scale (1-very bad, 6-good, 10-world class, etc.): Goalkeeper Nick Rimando (6)- I think he was just as surprised as the sold-out crowd to find Jose Mari’s brilliant bending shot find the back of the net to give the Rapids an early 1-0 lead in the 21st minute. Rimando had very little work to do for the rest of the game. Defenders Tony…
  • WWE Night of Champions Results

    John English
    23 Sep 2014 | 9:26 am
    After a stellar SummerSlam, the WWE was poised to go in some new directions. Brock Lesnar was the champion, Nikki Bella had turned on her sister, Rusev continued to roll, the Dust brothers turned heel. Unfortunately, every Raw this month was worse than the one before. Many of them felt written on the fly, and Raw, at 3 hours, is not enjoyable to watch live. I usually catch bits and pieces and watch what I missed (which is most) on DVR. Makes it much better. WWE Night of Champions was the chance to win back some of the good karma they earned from the previous PPV. Did they succeed?
 
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    SBNation.com - All Posts

  • Petition to fire Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has 3,500+ signatures

    Pete Volk
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:38 am
    The university has been rumored to be looking at other candidates already. A Michigan student has started a petition to remove athletic director Dave Brandon from his position at the university, accusing the former Domino's Pizza CEO of "alienating the current student body" due to poor decision-making and bringing negative press to the athletic department and the university. Michigan has come under fire since quarterback Shane Morris was re-inserted into the team's loss against Minnesota after suffering a concussion earlier in the game. The university has reportedly started to look at other…
  • FCC votes to end NFL blackout rule

    Matt Verderame
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:36 am
    The NFL has employed a blackout rule since the 1950's. It was voted down by the FCC on Tuesday. The Federal Communications Commission has voted to eradicate the NFL blackout rule, according to Pro Football Talk. FCC commissioners, all five of them, voted unanimously to end the the broadcast rule, which blocks local broadcasts if the home team doesn't meet sellout requirements, that has been in place since 1975. While the FCC has voted to abolish the blackout rule, the NFL still has it on its books and can use it, per Edward Wyatt of the New York Times. The question remains how much power…
  • Steve Smith just won't go away

    Louis Bien
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:31 am
    If Steve Smith ever had a moment of self doubt, he squashed it with one of the most inspiring payback performances one may ever see. If you've ever dealt with bed bugs, you know that they are about the worst sort of pest one can encounter. And if you have ever crushed the scourge, you understand just how good Steve Smith feels right now. Bed bugs are an insidious thing. They emerge when you are sleeping, and attack you while you are in a personal space. They are a physical affliction, but the worst part is the omnipresent mental stress. Bed bugs instill doubt -- you start to feel things…
  • Harvard basketball preview: Tommy Amaker's team is no longer a sleeper

    Ricky O'Donnell
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:19 am
    Our college basketball countdown continues with No. 24 Harvard. It would be inaccurate to describe what Tommy Amaker has done at Harvard as a 'rebirth' of the program, because before Amaker came around the Crimson's most recent NCAA Tournament appearance happened in 1946. Three consecutive trips to the Big Dance later, simply winning the Ivy League and qualifying for the tournament no longer even constitutes a successful season. After two straight years with wins in the NCAA Tournament, Amaker has raised the bar. For as impressive as it was to beat a New Mexico team with multiple pros in 2013…
  • The Numerical, Week 5: We're still waiting for excellence, Florida State

    Bill Connelly
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:18 am
    Florida State needs to start looking like an elite team soon, Stanford is the worst treadmill ever, Ameer Abdullah continues apace, and there was all sorts of bad passing on Saturday. This is the weekend roundup of the best in college football stats. 1.2 The first 36 pass attempts of Maty Mauk's night in Columbia, S.C., gained an average of 1.2 yards. Without two injured starting receivers, Missouri's quarterback started the game 3-for-4 for 33 yards and three completions to lone remaining starter Bud Sasser. Then he went 6-for-25 for 29 yards and two sacks for a loss of 26. That's 31…
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    Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips

  • “2 Line Shooting” Cool Down Basketball Shooting Drill

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

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

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

    Coach Pat
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    While it is important to teach your players how to play against a zone defense, it’s also very important to have a good basketball zone play in your aresenal to help you beat any zone defense. The Inbounds Box Set is a box zone play that is run on the baseline out of bounds. It’s [...] The post Basketball Zone Play: The Inbounds Box Set appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
  • Five Shooting Five Transition Offense Drill

    Coach Pat
    13 Aug 2014 | 7:26 pm
    Most transition offense plays are aggressive and quick, giving the defense no time to establish their defensive positions or protect certain areas of the court. Many teams with faster, smaller players or multiple guards are often better at transition offense as they can move the ball up the court more quickly. The key to a [...] The post Five Shooting Five Transition Offense Drill appeared first on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips.
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    Fanatchicks

  • #BEGT – Entrepreneur Yolanda Sutton, 2014 Tennis Champion

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

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

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

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

    Lesley Batson
    2 Sep 2014 | 5:55 am
    My introduction to the series of posts coming throughout this week showcasing the 21st Annual Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge weekend at PGA National Resort & Spa.  I want to encourage more women to incorporate sports in their travel plans and this event does it right!  Check out posts and videos from fanatchicks who attended #BEGT.
 
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  • Tottenham Eye Up Move For Swedish Ace

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Tottenham Hotspur have been given the green light to pursue a January move for Cagliari midfielder Albin Ekdal. The Sweden international has been on Spurs radar for some time, and now that his agent Martin Klette has spoken publicly about the players desire to test himself at a higher level, talkSPORT report a move could be imminent. Klette insists that Ekdal will continue to work hard for the Sardinian side, but if interest matierialises, then the player is ready to make the step up. His future? Albin is ready for the next step, he said. As long as he stays he will do his best for Cagliari,…
  • Mickelson Blasted For Criticising USA Captain Watson

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:27 am
    Perhaps the biggest talking point from the Ryder Cup was not Europes convincing 16. 5-11. 5 victory but the damning comments of USA veteran Phil Mickelson during the post-singles press conference. The left-hander laid into captain Tom Watson, who was sat just a few seats alongside him, as he referred to the great philosophy and team ethic that 2008 captain Paul Azinger had orchestrated the last time USA lifted the Ryder Cup. It was as brutal as it comes in the world of golf, not only because of its timing but because of the stature of the victim, a former Ryder Cup winning captain in 1993 and…
  • Arsenal And Liverpool Keen On French Forward

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Premier League duo Arsenal and Liverpool are set to battle it out for the signature of Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac. The pair are both keen to freshen their front lines, and the 28-year-old is someone who has been earmarked as a potential candidate to add greater competition to their diluted striker forces, report the Daily Star. Gignac is out of contract in the summer, so if the clubs chose not to negotiate a deal for his services in June, then they could sure pounce for him at a cut-price in the New Year. And football agent Christopher Hutteau believes the one-time France…
  • Manchester United Midfielder Could Be Set For Spain Return

    29 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Spain and Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata could be on his way back to Spanish side Valencia as soon as January. The Spanish side are weighing up a move for their former midfielder, who joined the Old Trafford club from Chelsea for 37. 1million only eight months ago. However, according to The Daily Starthe La Liga outfit are keen on the player returning to Spain after struggling to secure a regular first-team place since Louis van Gaal took over at Old 1Trafford. Valencia have already acquired the services of Manchester City forward Alvaro Negredo on a season-long loan ahead of a…
  • Liverpool Chase Serie A Star

    29 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Liverpool are considering a January move for Napoli attacking midfielder Marek Hamsik. According to the Express, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is looking to add more quality to his squad, as they re-learn to cope with the demands of both domestic and continental football. The playmaker has been an integral part of Napolis recent elevation in status since joining from Brescia in 2007, and has become renowned for his goalscoring proficiency from midfield. For the time being, Hamsik insists he is happy in Naples, though admits he wont rule anything out. It is possible that I can stay at Napoli for…
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  • College Football: 5 Biggest Stories From Week 5

    Matt Heinz
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:37 am
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  • 5 Takeaways From New Orleans Saints’ Week 4 Loss

    Jeff Pearlman
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:29 am
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  • Oakland Raiders Show No Class By Firing Dennis Allen Over Phone

    Tylor Walden
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:09 am
    The Oakland Raiders have been struggling as a franchise ever since their Super Bowl appearance. Their latest firing has put them as low as they could go. Late Monday night, the Raiders decided to part ways with Dennis Allen after his 8-28 record. This includes the 0-4 start to the season. But the way that […]
  • NFL Admits Mistake in Penalizing Husain Abdullah for Praying

    Michael Terrill
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:06 am
    It is not an uncommon sight to see a player pray after a big play or a score. It makes sense because a majority of athletes believes that the God they worship is the reason they have been given the great opportunity to be a professional athlete in the first place. So, if it is […]
  • WWE Rumors: Predicting Roman Reigns’ Return Date

    Nicholas A. Marsico
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    As speculated upon in a recent article here on Rant Sports, doctors are apparently saying that Roman Reigns will be able to return sooner than originally expected. Instead of being gone until January, Roman would be cleared for a return to the ring as early as TLC in December. I posted a column regarding the […]
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  • High-flying new-look Timberwolves show off athleticism in 'Dunks After Dark' camp kickoff (Video)

    Dan Devine
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:41 am
    Ricky Rubio entered the Minnesota Timberwolves' 2014-15 training camp looking to find out if the sky really is the limit with his new young running buddies, most notably first-round draft picks Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine. “I like to run and I like to throw the ball up in the air,” the effervescent Spanish point guard said during the Wolves' media day session on Monday, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “They’re players who can catch the ball. Hopefully, they make me look good. I haven’t seen them in real life, but I’ve seen them in video and they can…
  • 4 Kentucky players suspended for shooting BB guns on campus

    Nick Bromberg
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:37 am
    Kentucky QB Drew Barker, WR Dorian Baker, DE Tymere Dubose and RB Stanley Williams are suspended for Saturday's game against South Carolina. The four were suspended for a violation of team rules after an incident involving BB guns on campus Sunday night. All types of firearms are banned on Kentucky's campus. From CatsIllustrated.com: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said earlier on Monday that he'd been notified of the possibility that persons of interest in Sunday night's on-campus incident - which included a report of possible shots fired - were wearing UK football-issued shirts. UK police…
  • Three radicals suggestions to improve America's Ryder Cup chances

    Ryan Ballengee
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:32 am
    You can pin the blame on whoever or whatever you want, but the fact remains the American Ryder Cup team lost its third-straight biennial match against Europe on Sunday in Scotland. That ties the longest American losing streak, matching the stretch from 2002-06 when the Europeans twice beat the U.S. by record, embarrassing 18.5-9.5 counts. Tom Watson didn't work, with the complete picture why still to be revealed. Three captain's picks didn't work, as two (Webb Simpson and Hunter Mahan) contributed very little to the overall effort. Something has to change, and it seems toggling the captain…
  • Can helmet cameras improve NHL referee performances? (Video)

    Nicholas J. Cotsonika
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    DETROIT -- Watch this. Look through an official’s eyes. See the puck coming up the boards, Justin Abdelkader flying past. Imagine trying to keep up with the play and scan for rules violations as Abdelkader collects the puck in the corner and the Detroit Red Wings end up scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks. Different, isn’t it? Your point of view isn’t a fixed position above the ice – a seat in the stands when you’re at the rink, a camera on a tripod when you’re watching on television. It’s moving. It’s on ice level. It isn’t detached; it’s in the thick of the action.
  • Chris Weidman: 'I want to make a mockery of Vitor Belfort'

    Elias Cepeda
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    It isn't much of a surprise that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman found Vitor Belfort's recent trash talk as delusional as we did. Belfort said recently that the UFC should have created an interim title for a case like Weidman (who forced a postponement from Dec. to Feb. of a title fight between he and Belfort, because of a broken hand suffered in training camp). Usually, fighters have to be projected to be out of action for at least a year for talks of interim titles being issued. Weidman last fought a few months ago, in July.  Belfort has not fought since Nov. 2013. Weidman was not…
 
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  • NFL Recap - Week #3 - 2014 Season

    Anthony B
    22 Sep 2014 | 6:10 pm
    This past week was dominated by the ongoing scandals and the reaction to them by the NFL and its teams. I want to try and start focusing on football but I have to admit that the way that Roger Goodell is handling things is despicable. NFL owners are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Teddy Bridgewater Makes his NFL Debut for the Minnesota Vikings

    Anthony B
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:28 pm
    Minnesota Vikings fans got their chance to see their quarterback of the future. When Matt Cassell went down with a toe injury early in the second quarter, Teddy Bridgewater took the field. I believe that this is Teddy's team now and that's exciting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 2014 NFL Picks - Week #3

    Anthony B
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:44 pm
    I have to take a deep breath after the last couple of weeks from all the scandals and NFL bungles regarding those scandals. There's definitely been a lot to consume and sift through. I just want to get to football and my weekly picks. Let's hope... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • NFL Recap - Week #2 - 2014 Season

    Anthony B
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:39 pm
    This past week was a crazy one with the Adrian Peterson Saga, the continued fall out of the Ray Rice situation and other allegations of abuse by NFL players. We did have some good football but it seems as if everything is being overshadowed by news... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Suspension of Vikings Updates

    Anthony B
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    UPDATE (09/17/14 at 7:10 AM) The Minnesota Vikings have changed its decision to activate Adrian Peterson by placing him on the NFL's Exempt/Commissioners's permission list. This means Adrian Peterson will be barred from all league... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • How to Book A Soccer Field in Singapore

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

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

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

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

    Ben
    10 Apr 2014 | 5:30 pm
    There was a time where jobs in sports were extremely rare, but in the modern age we live in, sports teams can be huge global brands with requirements for everything from ground staff to marketing staff. The structure of sports clubs mirrors that of many other entertainment industries, there are always people required to ensure that things work technically, so for instance that the stadium is up to scratch and kept safe and functioning, and coaches and more to work with the players. Behind the scenes there is an administrative side to it as well, so if this is where your skills lay then there…
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  • United eye midweek friendlies to fill CL gap

    TEAMtalk Media
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:54 am
    MANCHESTER, September 30-Manchester United are exploring the possibility of playing midweek friendlies overseas in the absence of European football for the club this season. The Red Devils have just one midweek fixture scheduled before the turn of the year following their early exit in the Capital One Cup after losing to MK Dons in the second round. Their failure to qualify for the UEFA Champions League or Europa League under former boss David Moyes means that Louis van Gaal’s side will also play just three times in midweek for the first three months of 2015. One solution to the fixture…
  • Nadal returns in style, Djokovic through

    AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:48 am
    BEIJING, September 30- World number one men’s player Novak Djokovic powered through his opening game of the $5.4 million China Open Tuesday following a shaky start, while five-times Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova also won. The men’s third seed in Beijing, Tomas Berdych, joins Djokovic in the second round after winning his game, but it was heartbreak for women’s world number six Agnieszka Radwanska, who became the highest seed to tumble so far. Djokovic made an emphatic start to a tournament he has a 100 percent record in, defeating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-2, 6-1…
  • Wenger says new Giroud deal ‘done’

    AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:39 am
    LONDON, September 30- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday that a new contract for French striker Olivier Giroud was a “done” deal. Giroud was reported to have been signed a new deal with the Gunners, but Wenger said on Tuesday that everything was in place barring the formalities. When asked about the situation with Giroud – currently out injured with an ankle problem – Wenger said: “It is done”. Wenger added: “We want stability and to keep the core of our team together. Giroud is an important player here. “It is agreed. When it is…
  • Election boss ‘arrest’ delays Nigeria FA polls

    AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:33 am
    ABUJA, September 30- A vote to choose the new president and executive committee of Nigeria’s troubled football association was delayed on Tuesday after the apparent arrest of the election chief, witnesses said.  The uncertainty over Samson Ebomhe’s whereabouts is the latest in a series of scandals to hit the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), which could face an eight-month FIFA ban if the vote does not take place.  The 44-member NFF congress was scheduled to meet in the southern city of Warri with voting to elect a new leader set to begin at 10:00 am (0900 GMT).  But one…
  • Hull skipper imposter fools model to get baby

    AGENCIES
    30 Sep 2014 | 3:35 am
    LONDON, September 30 – Curtis Davies has been revealed as the unwitting subject of a bizarre deception after pregnant model Josie Cunningham admitted she was tricked for 18 months into believing the father of her baby was the Hull City captain. The wannabe glamour model, who rose to fame after undergoing a £4,800 breast enlargement on the NHS, claims she was ‘manipulated’ into having a relationship with a man who pretended to be the 29-year-old centre back. Just hours before going into labour, the 24-year-old told her 55,000 Twitter followers she had been ‘physically…
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    No Guts, No Glory

  • After getting arrested for DUI, Da’Rick Rodgers is quickly released by the Colts

    J Will
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    With all of the issues that has the NFL under the microscope, teams around the league are taking immediate action on players that get in trouble. The Indianapolis Colts are one of the teams that have taken immediate action with on of their players. WR Da’Rick Rogers was already on thin ice with the team and the NFL because of the things he did in college. Well after getting arrested for DUI Monday morning, the Colts quickly release Rodgers. “I think the way things are set up here, it’s a pretty good culture, a pretty good environment,” Colts coach Chuck Pagano said…
  • Baker Mayfield’s father calls Kliff Kingsbury a scoundrel

    J Will
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:15 am
    Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield was trying to get a waiver so he can play this season. Well last week, the NCAA and the Big 12 denied Mayfield’s request. Now with the news that Mayfield can’t play this season, the Mayfield family is upset. There has always been a belief within the family that Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has tried to stop their son from going to Oklahoma. The tension is getting more intense as Mayfield’s father called Kingsbury a scoundrel. It appears Baker Mayfield’s chances of playing football for Oklahoma this season are over. The NCAA ruled against a…
  • Roy Hibbert says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar helped him mentality by watching ninja movies

    J Will
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:36 am
    Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is trying to rebound from a terrible effort during the playoffs. After going multiple games without scoring, many people thought it was time to break the team up. With Lance Stephenson gone and Paul George out for the season, Hibbert knows that he has to step up and that started during the summer. Hibbert has been working with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and he claims that he has helped his game in many ways. Hibbert says that the Hall of Famer helped him mentality by watching ninja movies. Hibbert said Kareem Abdul-Jabbar also helped him mentally.
  • Week 5 college football preview: Will Stanford go into Seattle and pick up the road victory against Washington?

    J Will
    27 Sep 2014 | 11:20 am
    Week 5 of the college football season is the start of conference play for the majority of teams around the country. UCLA vs Arizona State was the first, Georgia vs Tennessee was the second, Missouri vs South Carolina was the third,  and Arkansas vs Texas A&M was that fourth. Last but not least, #16 Stanford Cardinal travels to Seattle to face the Washington Huskies. Line: Stanford -7 What does Stanford have to do to win? Offensively, Stanford is going to try to come out and establish the run with their big offensive line. With the run established, it should help Kevin Hogan in the…
  • Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas isn’t leaving his London hotel room because he’s afraid of being kidnapped

    S. Evans
    27 Sep 2014 | 10:53 am
    The Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders will face off at Wembley Stadium on Sunday as part of the NFL’s International Series. And while I’m sure at least a few of the players will be using their downtime to get in some sightseeing, Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas isn’t one of them. Thomas isn’t passing on sightseeing because he’s completely focused on the game and has no time to be a tourist. Instead, Thomas is passing on exploring London because he’s afraid that he might get kidnapped. Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle passed along Thomas’ fear earlier today. “I’m not…
 
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  • Essential Tailgating Gear

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

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

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

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

    CollegeXpress
    6 Feb 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Not only do they dominate on the slopes and the ice, but they also kick butt in the classroom. It was a challenge to winnow the country’s most gifted athletes down even further, but we picked just a few notable athletes from each sport to give you an idea of their academic backgrounds. These schools include those the athletes have graduated from, are currently attending, or simply attended for some time. Biathlon Susan Dunklee, Dartmouth College Bobsled Lolo Jones, Louisiana State University Steven Holcomb, DeVry University Figure skating Meryl Davis, University of Michigan Jason Brown,…
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  • An Open Letter to Coaches from Parents: What Every Parent Wants You to Know

    Janis Meredith
    23 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    Dear Coach, Let me start by saying that I am thankful you are giving your time to coach my child’s team. Parents often don’t act very grateful, and so I want to assure you that even when we get testy, we are still glad that you are out there doing the job. Maybe some day I will be doing the coaching, but until then, I’m glad I can just watch! If you are a parent, then you will understand everything that I am about to say to you. But because you are a coach, I know that it is tough to wear the parent and coach hat at the same time. If you are not a parent, these are things you need to…
  • The Julian Edelman Guide To Working Out Like An NFL Wide Receiver

    Jack Carroll
    22 Sep 2014 | 8:55 am
    Julian Edelman recently took us through the strength and conditioning program he uses to stay in peak physical condition. If you don’t know Edelman’s story by now, you should. He played QB throughout his high school and collegiate career but didn’t receive an invite to the 2009 NFL Combine. He was discovered at another player’s Pro Day when he ran the short shuttle in 3.91 seconds, .05 seconds faster than anyone at that year’s NFL Combine. He was drafted by the New England Patriots and switched positions to wide receiver. In 2013, Edelman had the best…
  • Julian Edelman Signed Swag Giveaway

    Jack Carroll
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:00 pm
    In honor of Julian Edelman joining CoachUp’s Athlete Advisory Council, we’re running two raffles to give away some awesome signed swag. Raffle #1 When you book a package with a coach, use the code “JE11″ in the promotional code field. You will automatically be entered to win a Julian Edelman Signed Swag Package consisting of an official NFL football autographed by Julian Edelman, an autographed JE11 T-shirt, and an autographed photo of Julian Edelman. Three winners will be randomly selected. You may only use the JE11 code once. The raffle will run until Sunday,…
  • JULIAN EDELMAN JOINS COACHUP ATHLETE ADVISORY COUNCIL

    Jack Carroll
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:32 am
    CoachUp is pleased to welcome Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots to its Athlete Advisory Council. Edelman had his best year on the field in 2013 and is poised to have another standout year in 2014. Edelman joins Boston Bruins President Cam Neely and Philadelphia 76ers player Nerlens Noel on the CoachUp Athlete Advisory Council. As a council member, Edelman will weigh in on CoachUp business endeavors and provide input on strategy, programs, products, and services. Edelman will also take part in CoachUp events and social media activities, as well as appear in CoachUp media. Upon…
  • Using the CoachUp App to Find Quality Private Coaching in Minutes

    Jackie Bledsoe
    10 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    My son’s basketball team just started their back to school session in one of the premier leagues in the Indianapolis area. I’m one of the coaches, and this will be the third session with this group of kids. This session will be one of the most fun but also most challenging for us. The first two sessions were played at the 1st/2nd grade level with 1st/2nd grade rules. Now we’re moving up to the big time. The kids are going into the 3rd grade and playing by 3rd grade rules. That means 10 foot rims versus 9 foot. It means all types of defenses are allowed — zone,…
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  • NFL WEEK FOUR PICKS

    Kevin Krest
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:53 am
    Things went a little better last week and now we start to get to the meat of the NFL schedule. Only three undefeated teams remain, with just one in action this week. Can the Eagles travel to San Francisco and have enough in the tank to make another comeback?  I'm not sure they can. Here are my picks.Overall: 31 - 17Green Bay (1 - 2) 23 @ Chicago (2 - 1) 24: The Packers are struggling, while the Bears are looking a little better. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers is telling the Packer nation not to panic, but after today they may be doing it anyway.Buffalo (2 - 1) 17 @ Houston (2 - 1) 20: Both…
  • WEEK 5 COLLEGE PICKS

    Kevin Krest
    27 Sep 2014 | 7:37 am
    Just like North Carolina, I'll be looking to rebound from a drubbing last week. Too many upset picks, too few actual upsets. And the upsets I didn't pick were the ones that transpired. But I'm resilient and hopefully should improve. Last Week:    11 - 7 (dismal performance)Overall:          68 - 25Wyoming (3 - 1) 13 @ (9) Michigan State (2 - 1) 30: Despite a poor performance in the second half against Oregon, Michigan State is still in the national mix.South Florida (2 - 2) 14 @ (19) Wisconsin (2 - 1) 34: Camp Randall is a tough…
  • NFL AND COLLEGE THURSDAY NIGHT PICKS

    Kevin Krest
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:45 pm
    NFL:New York Giants (1 - 2) 20 @ Washington (1 - 2) 27:My Washington team takes on the New York Giants in a big NFC East battle. Both teams share an identical 1 - 2 record.  It looks as if Washington might be better without RGIII than they were with him, but Kirk Cousins maintains he's just keeping the starter's place warm for him when he's ready to return from an ankle injury. The Giants weren't even competitive until last week's surprise win over the Texans. Maybe Eli Manning is getting comfortable in their new offensive system. I hope not, which is why I'll stay with the home team…
  • NFL WEEK THREE PICKS RECAP

    Kevin Krest
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:14 pm
    It was a much better week, but still some surprises kept me below my week one total of 12 correct picks. The Giants finally showed signs of life, just in time to play the Redskins in a big Thursday night battle. Kansas City did the same, emerging from what had been a major hibernation. And the Chargers made the long trip east, but still managed to hand the Bills their first loss of the season.Last Week: 11 - 5Overall:   31 - 17 Tampa Bay (0 - 2) 17 @ Atlanta (1 - 1) 34: Correct. I thought this one could get out of hand, and it did in a big way. Atlanta 56 - 14.San Diego (1…
  • NFL WEEK THREE PICKS

    Kevin Krest
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:05 am
    There are some very compelling and important matchups in week three's NFL action.  It's virtually impossible for a team to start 0 - 3 and still make the playoffs, much less win a division. So that puts teams like New Orleans, Indianapolis and Kansas City on the hot seat. Two of those teams have been in conversations regarding the possibility of making the Super Bowl, Now it's desperation time.San Diego (1 - 1) 20 @ Buffalo (2 - 0) 24: If the Bills aren't the most surprising team in the league, they certainly are on the short list. Those top draft picks on the offensive side of the…
 
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  • High School Player Post Game Speech

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

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

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

    Brad DeHaven
    30 Jul 2014 | 1:51 am
    Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman believes in the slogan, “Better Athletes, Better People” by providing all youth and high school athletes with a positive, character-building youth sports experience. Great interview below…
  • GoPro in QB Action

    Brad DeHaven
    22 Jul 2014 | 1:26 am
    Who said the GoPro was only for surfers and snowboarders?!  We are starting to see more and more helmets with a GoPro.
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  • The Money Down: September 30

    Cole Ryan
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:34 am
    San Francisco 49ers: Locker Room Rumors The San Francisco 49ers have had a tough season. They have had trouble getting wins on the football field and even when they beat the Philadelphia Eagles they don’t have time to celebrate it. Head coach Jim Harbaugh is rumored to have problems with the front office and those problems could extend to the locker room. Deion Sanders, a former 49er, reported that players want their current coach ousted. Harbaugh responded. Jim Harbaugh's response to Deion Sanders' claim that #49ers want him out: "Personally I think that's a bunch of…
  • American League Wild Card Game: Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals

    Adam Burke
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:05 pm
    American League Wild Card Game: Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals Date/Time: September 30, 8:00 p.m. ET TV: TBS MLB Betting Odds From 5Dimes Sportsbook Probable Starters: OAK: Jon Lester (0-0, 0.00 ERA) v. KC: James Shields (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Moneyline: Kansas City -104 Total: 6.5 The Major League Baseball playoffs begin on Tuesday night with the American League Wild Card “round” as the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals play for a spot in the American League Division Series. The winner will play the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim beginning Thursday in Anaheim. Two impending free…
  • Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers Free Pick & Preview

    Adam Burke
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:25 am
    Matchup: Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers Date/Time: October 2, 8:25 p.m. ET TV: CBS/NFL Network College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: Green Bay -10 Total: 45 The big story all week for this NFC North showdown will be the health of Teddy Bridgewater. Bridgewater showed a lot of the potential that made the Minnesota Vikings select him in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, but Bridgewater left the game with a sprained ankle. With Matt Cassel on injured reserve, the starting gig would fall to Christian Ponder (or a free agent signing) if Bridgewater is unable to…
  • Arizona Wildcats at #2 Oregon Ducks Free Pick & Preview

    Adam Burke
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:20 am
    Matchup: Arizona Wildcats at #2 Oregon Ducks Date/Time: October 2, 10:30 p.m. ET TV: ESPN College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: Oregon -22 Total: OFF Arizona had their prayers answered in their last game, beating Cal with a last-second Hail Mary to move to 4-0. Oregon struggled through a surprisingly-close game against Washington State on September 20 to set up this Thursday night contest between unbeaten teams. Neither one of these teams has had much difficulty on offense, as Arizona averages nearly 594 yards per game and Oregon checks in with 555 yards per game. The…
  • UCF Knights at Houston Cougars Free Pick & Preview

    Adam Burke
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:15 am
    Matchup: UCF Golden Knights at Houston Cougars Date/Time: October 2, 7:00 p.m. ET TV: ESPN College Football Betting Odds From BetDSI Sportsbook Spread: Houston -2.5 Total: OFF With big expectations entering the season, the UCF Golden Knights and the Houston Cougars are a combined 3-4 with Thursday night’s game to open up conference play for both teams. UCF lost Blake Bortles to the NFL and it has shown as the Knights have scored just 25 points per game. The Houston offense has not fallen much from last year’s pace, but a seven-point output in the opener against UTSA looms large in all of…
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  • Swim Shorts or Speedo’s? Male swimwear explained

    Chris
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:26 am
    There are several different styles of men’s swimwear available. To some, the choice can be too much – especially for those potential swimmers who have not tried different types but are left wondering about them. You may also be contemplating buying swimwear for a family member or as a present, and not be familiar with all the different options or which one(s) might be best. In this article, we look at the individual features of swimming trunks, shorts, jammers and other styles – along with their respective merits and buying tips. Even with just a mere mention of the well-known…
  • The Right Swimwear For Your Holiday Destination

    Chris
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    It can be tempting to pack your favourite swimsuit and head off on holiday without researching if the costume is appropriate. That being said, some countries are more well known for having certain requirements, such as in France where men need to wear Speedo styled shorts (we mean the old school traditional tiny ‘speedos’ or briefs that the brand is best known for, though other forms of Speedo swimwear and brands are available) and not typical cloth short swimsuits. Also in Italy where often everyone has to wear a hair net or swim cap in the swimming pool. Unusual destinations and…
  • 6 Interesting Swimming World Records

    Leanne
    10 Sep 2014 | 4:16 am
    Swimming has inspired many world record attempts, other than those achieved in competitive swimming. Some are unusual, some are inspiring and some are just strange! Here is a selection of some records that were set recently. Skinny Dipping The world record for the largest number of people skinny dipping in one location was set on 31st December 2013 at Midway beach in Gisbane, New Zealand. 744 people took part in the event that was organised by a local radio station. It happened on the last day of a local summer festival and thankfully the water was reported to be quite warm… Marathon…
  • Training for a Triathlon – The Simply Tri Team Way

    Leanne
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:10 am
    We asked Naomi from our Simply Tri – London Triathlon team a little about what she did to train for her first triathlon and what she did nutrition wise during this. Monday – Spinning Tuesday- Pilates Wednesday- Spinning Thursday- Swimming/HIIT training Friday- Spinning and Swimming Saturday- Run Sunday- Rest Day   These exercises helped Naomi improve her cardiovascular fitness, core stability and technique. These fitted in well with her busy working day. She was able to train around work, in lunchtimes and in the evenings and fit these in to the day more easily than longer…
  • Britains Swimmers Go For Gold

    Chris
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:34 am
    Britain’s swimmers go for gold on the road to Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games – the latest from our swimming superstars So, the last days of summer are almost upon us – and what an unforgettable time it’s been for our homegrown swimmers. Back in late July, we were asking if this year’s Commonwealth Games would bring people flocking to the pool, as the 2012 Olympics did, inspired by medal success. As I write, during another exciting few weeks for swimming, it’s too soon to quote any hard figures but one thing’s for sure – Britain’s swimmers are determined to build upon the…
 
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  • Rebecca’s Run

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

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

    Stephanie
    6 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    “When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.” I have wanted to write this blog for weeks. Finally I decided to reach out to the parents of Michael Sloan and ask if they minded if I wrote a little bit about Michael’s story, and they graciously agreed. Watching him persevere over the last two months or so has been so inspiring to me. Not only watching him actually, but also watching the love and dedication his mom and dad have shown to him has touched me tremendously. I also wanted to share some…
  • Essential Football Fan Gear For the Whole Family!

    Stephanie
    29 Aug 2014 | 10:51 am
    It’s finally football time in Tennessee! There is a lot I like about fall.  There is the awesome weather, all of the new television shows start, and of course it kicks off football season!  Even if you are not a huge football fan, you are bound to take place in some tailgating and will probably attend a social gathering where everyone is watching and cheering on their team. So it is essential that you look the part!  A few good pieces can get you through a season.  (Unless you are my like my husband who thinks he needs 15 short sleeve UNC T-shirts and a closet full of Titan gear!)…
  • A Change of Scenery: Running in Downtown Disney

    Stephanie
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:43 am
    “All of our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.”  -Walt Disney This past week I was on a work trip to Orlando. So of course, I brought along my new Brooks Glycerin’s! I love the experience of running in different cities. The runs in Orlando were quite different than my last work trip to Philly in February. There I got to have a beautiful run in the snow. (Real snow, not ice by the way). I have to say that the humidity in Orlando, wow, it was beyond humid. I would refer to it as swampy.  (Note to self, don’t do Disney World with the kids…
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  • Lady Railsplitters within striking distance after first round of Tusculum Fall Classic

    WomenPlayBall
    29 Sep 2014 | 8:42 pm
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The Lady Railsplitters opened the Tusculum Fall Classic on Monday in Greeneville, Tenn., carding a 13-over par 304 to position themselves in second place, leading all South Atlantic Conference members at the halfway mark of the tournament. Lincoln Memorial is one of nine teams – five from the South Atlantic Conference – competing in the Tusculum Fall Classic, which is being hosted by the Tusculum Pioneers at Link Hills Country Club. The Lady Railsplitters are sitting in second after the 18-hole opening round, trailing UNC-Pembroke by seven strokes for…
  • Monmouth Womens Tennis Falls to Wagner, 5-2

    WomenPlayBall
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:51 pm
    Courtesy Monmouth Sports Information Freshman Adriana Armendariz moved to 2-0 in singles play with her No. 1 win vs. Wagner. WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Freshman Adriana Armendariz (Pamplona, Spain/Colegio San Ignacio) and senior Farrah Smoke (Belmar, N.J./Manasquan [Brookdale C.C.]) each moved to 2-0 in singles play, but the Monmouth University women’s tennis team fell to visiting Wagner, 5-2, Monday afternoon at the MU Tennis Courts. With the loss, the Hawks slip to 0-2 early in the season, while the Seahawks captured their third straight win to improve to 3-1. Despite a valiant comeback…
  • Converse Valkyries in Third After Day One of Tusculum Classic

    WomenPlayBall
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:55 pm
    GREENVILLE, TENN.- All five Valkyries shot in the 70’s at the Link Hills Golf Course on Monday finishing up with a team score of 305 in the opening round of the Tusculum Women’s Fall Classic. Converse sits in third place after round one, a stroke behind Lincoln Memorial (304) and eight strokes off the leader in UNC Pembroke (297).  Maddisen Cox (Easley, S.C.) and Marley Felthousen (Powells Point, N.C.) led the way for the Valkyries shooting opening round 75 (+3).  Cox and Felthousen are tied for fifth overall. Miranda Juarez (Spring, Texas) finished off a solid round shooting a…
  • Brodie named AstroTurf SAC Player of the Week

    WomenPlayBall
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:58 pm
    ROCK HILL – Anderson forward Lyssa Engle and Newberry forward Gabrielle Brodie have been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer Co-Players of the Week for games played Sept. 22-28, the League announced today. Full SAC Release Brodie, a senior from Canterbury, New Zealand, posted two goals and an assist to lead Newberry to a pair of South Atlantic Conference wins last week.  At Brevard on Sept. 24, Brodie took a Guadalupe Magana assist and beat the Tornado keeper to the near post to put the Wolves on the board in the 24th minute.  Newberry added another goal to…
  • Second Splash to kick off swim season

    WomenPlayBall
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:02 pm
    Paige McCord Interview JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. –The Carson-Newman men’s and women’s swim teams will making waves in the Maddox Pool for the 2014-2015 season for the first time Tuesday evening. The Second Splash, the Eagles’ annual intrasquad meet, sets off the second season for the program. After six weeks of practice, both programs have had competition,  but not every role for the teams are filled. “I think the largest thing I’ve noticed in this preseason type of training is our returners have returned with a vigor and they are ready to compete, ready to get up…
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  • Looking up at Mt. Olympus

    Daniel Ferguson
    28 Sep 2014 | 3:39 pm
    It’s that time of the year again. In 11 days, I will be taking my stroll through Amalie Arena (formerly The Tampa Bay Times Forum) and into the center of Mt. Olympus, section 307. From there, I will greet my Lightning brethren, The Sticks of Fire, and a new season will commence. And, Lightning fans,
  • NHL Rumors 24/09/14

    seand
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:07 am
    Today’s NHL rumors on the Jets, Flyers, Bruins, Islanders and more: TSN reports the Winnipeg Jets examined their trade options regarding Evander Kane with a number of teams over the summer and were close to moving him to the Philadelphia Flyers. Darren Dreger claims that the Jets need to get a comparable impact forward in return if they
  • Roberts 2014-15 NHL Predictions

    Robert Slavinsky
    22 Sep 2014 | 12:39 pm
    As the 2014-15 season creeps near us it’s time to take a look at the teams around the league and predict where they may finish. The teams in bold lettering are the teams I predict will make the playoffs. Each team is ranked within the their respected Division. I have also selected a “Dark Horse”
  • Greed or Pride Catalyst in Ryan Johansen Holdout?

    Peter Rossi
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:53 pm
    It has been an interesting offseason for the Columbus Blue Jackets and their pursuit to resign restricted free agent Ryan Johansen. Rumors that relations have become strained between Johansen and Blue Jackets management are swirling, as well as Johansen’s agent Kurt Overhardt stating that Johansen has at least six standing offers from various Kontinental Hockey
  • Penguins Around the Rink: Already a Different Feeling

    Robert Slavinsky
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:43 am
    Training camp has begun and a new season of Penguins Hockey is upon us. Good Signs While the era of Mike Johnston is still relatively fresh, there is, without a doubt a different feeling around the Penguins to open this camp. The players seem to be more up-tempo and they also seem a little more enthused
 
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  • Buckeyes Freshman Johnnie Dixon Out For The Whole Season

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

    srpatterson
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    The current University of Cincinnati Bearcats logo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Fresh off their win against the Kent State Golden Flashes, the OSU Buckeyes are ready to face the Cincinnati Bearcats on September 27. In the 2013 season, the Bearcats finished third in the Big East (Now called the American) with a record of 9-4 and 6-2. The Bearcats’ so far have faced Toledo and will have Miami (OH) this weekend. Coming face to face with the Buckeyes shall be a challenge. Memphis & a non-conference game with Miami (FL) await them. Coming off a bye-week after their fresh win, the Buckeyes too will…
  • Ohio State Buckeyes Beat the Kent State Golden Flashes 66-0

    srpatterson
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:42 am
    Kent State Golden Flashes athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Buckeye players have an ardent fan base. They are probably one of the most recognized teams in all the country. Buckeyes are also still considered one of the contenders for the top spot in the game despite their loss to Virginia Tech last week. The Kent state Golden Flashes on the other had, have had a pretty good run in the past but don’t play the level of competition or recruit the level of player that the Buckeyes do. Last week the Flashes went head to head with OSU in a nail biting game for about 10 minutes. This was…
  • The Buckeyes Are Ready for the New Season

    srpatterson
    11 Sep 2014 | 2:09 am
    English: National Association of Basketball Coaches NCAA Championship Trophy (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Buckeyes basketball schedule has been released. Starting November 9th, the Buckeyes shall play five teams twice. One game shall be on home turf and the second one would be away. They shall also be playing 8 teams once. The full 31 game schedule is available online The Buckeyes represent the university in NCAA Division I College Basketball competition. Way back in 1898 is when the Basketball team was formed and since winning their first National Championship in 1960, they’ve made a…
  • Go Buckeyes!

    srpatterson
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:50 am
    Brutus in Austin, TX before a football game against the Texas Longhorns (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Go Buckeyes commercial still cracks me up. Remember the one where this couple is introducing themselves (the woman is driving) to each other. It becomes apparent that they are actually on a blind date and the guy jumps out of the car because the woman, while introducing herself, chants the rival college football team's slogan. Not only does he jump out of a moving car he yells back GO BUCKEYES loud enough. Come to think of it why would someone go through such extremes for football. Well, if…
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  • OWR Week 5 2014 NFL Rankings

    David Grant
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:49 am
    OWR is 10-2 ATS through week four of the 2014 NFL season. If you were not aware of this, feel free to Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • NCAA Football Free Pick: Illinois at Nebraska

    Dan Rodgers
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Illinois Fighting Illini  at #21 Nebraska Cornhuskers (-20) Saturday, September 27 at 9:00pm EST This Big Ten match-up features an overachieving Illini team Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • NCAA Football Free Pick: Saturday Sweetheart Teaser

    Dan Rodgers
    26 Sep 2014 | 2:58 pm
    Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions (-11) Saturday, September 27 at 12:00pm EST The Nittany Lions have been told that they’re eligible Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 4 Monday Night Football New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs OWR Free Pick

    David Grant
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:11 am
    New England Patriots (-4) at Kansas City Chiefs Monday, September 29 8:30pmEST It is known that Vegas adjusts lines for Green Bay, Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2014 NFL Week 4 Detroit Lions at New York Jets OWR Free Pick

    David Grant
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:07 am
    Detroit Lions at New York Jets (pick) Sunday, September 28 1pmEST Each week we make our rankings and then I set my Read More at www.OnlineWagerReview.com Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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  • Dekorative Gartenelemente auswählen: Die Schwengelpumpe

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

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

    Christy
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:19 am
    Wenn Sie den ferngesteuerten Hubschrauber zusammen mit der Familie nutzen, dann sind sowohl die Kinder als auch die Erwachsenen begeistert. Hier finden Sie eine Auswahl ferngesteuerter Hubschrauber im Test. Ob im Park oder im eigenen Garten, Fliegen ist aufregend und spannend. Um die Flugzeit bei elektrobetriebenen Modellen zu verlängern, nehmen Sie Ersatzakkus mit, diese lassen sich unkompliziert austauschen. Bei der Auswahl der Hubschrauber sollten Sie zudem auf die Reichweite achten, diese entscheidet über den Spaß bei der Nutzung. Eine zu kleine Reichweite wirkt einschränkend und…
  • Die 2,5 Zoll Festplatte – leicht und handlich

    Christy
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:15 am
    Die externe 2,5 Zoll Festplatte ist die kompakteste Bauform ihrer Klasse. Sie lässt sich flexibel nutzen, ist leicht zu transportieren und bietet einen großen Speicher an. Damit findet sie sowohl für das Studium, die Freizeit als auch für den Beruf Verwendung. Weitere Infos hierzu finden Sie auf Externe Festplatte Test. Wenn Sie unkompliziert eine große Datenmenge transportieren möchten, dann sind diese Festplatten genau richtig für Sie. Durch den niedrigen Preis und das geringe Gewicht erhalten Sie ein komfortables Gerät für vielfältige Einsatzzwecke. Die externe Festplatte wird…
  • Eine gute Wetterstation muss nicht teuer sein

    Christy
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:31 am
    Hochwertige Wetterstationen sind bereits zu niedrigen Preisen erhältlich. Die Möglichkeiten haben sich in den letzten Jahren stark erhöht und Sie erhalten moderne Geräte mit einem vielfältigen Leistungsangebot. Hierzufinden sie detailierte Informationen auf folgendem Wetterstation Test. Die TFA 35.5015.IT Funkwetterstation Eos Max beispielsweise punktet durch exakte Messwerte und die sechstägige Wetterprognose. Die Informationen werden auf dem übersichtlichen Display dargestellt und beinhalten unter anderem die Temperatur, die Regenwahrscheinlichkeit und die Luftfeuchtigkeit. Ebenso…
 
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  • Empowering the Young for Life: National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Provides Opportunity, Training, and Vision for Young Athletes

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

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

    High School Illustrated
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:13 pm
    By Ryan Bundy Students trek through high school looking forward to their senior year as a capstone and celebratory year of school achievement…but the truth is…senior year is tough. It’s filled with tough decisions. It’s the year where young people ponder for countless hours just what it is they want to do with the rest of their lives. During the year, millions of high school seniors make that final decision to attend college, and which college to attend. The college selection process involves multiple factors, resulting in an incredible amount of stress and pressure on…
  • Heat Illness in High School Athletes

    High School Illustrated
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:22 am
    By Jason Bennett, DA, ATC, Associate Professor at Chapman University The Centers for Disease Control reported that heat illness was a leading cause of death and disability of high school athletes from 2005-2009 (Yard, et al., 2010). Fortunately, heat illness is 100% preventable with the appropriate knowledge and procedures in place. While about 70% of high school athletes who suffer from heat illness are football players, girls volleyball and girls soccer are second and third respectively. As athletes and coaches prepare for fall season sports, it is critical for all to understand the…
  • Katie Lou Samuelson: Journey to a Championship

    High School Illustrated
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:54 am
    Ninety seconds on the game clock. Spain and the USA are tied 71-71. The FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Under-17 World Championship for Women taking place in the beautiful, romantic city of Pilsen, Czech Republic, will be decided in those seconds. Katie Lou Samuelson is the USA team captain. She’s on the floor those final, electrifying seconds, leading her team, searching for that final burst of energy and will. As the seconds tick by, Katie Lou travels up and down the court as the teams trade points, the final determination nearing. When the buzzer signals this…
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  • Offseason storylines: Can Michigan overcome its youth again?

    Dylan Burkhardt
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Basketball season is around the corner and over the next several weeks we’ll rundown some of the biggest storylines facing the 2014-15 Michigan Wolverines. In this edition we look at Michigan’s youth and whether the Wolverines will struggle with another young roster.  (Photo: Michigan Basketball) Michigan is going to have one of the youngest rosters in the Big Ten once again this season. The Wolverines return just two starters from last year’s Big Ten Championship squad and seven of their 12 eligible scholarship players have freshman eligibility. Two freshmen are expected to start and…
  • Offseason storylines: Is Zak Irvin ready to break out?

    Dylan Burkhardt
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:37 am
    Basketball season is around the corner and over the next several weeks we’ll rundown some of the biggest storylines facing the 2014-15 Michigan Wolverines. In this edition we look at sophomore wing forward Zak Irvin and whether he’s ready to make the leap in John Beilein’s offense.  (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Zak Irvin only played more than 20 minutes six times as a freshman, but he still had plenty of big games. Irvin knocked down 43 percent of his triples and always seemed to give Michigan an offensive jolt off the bench. But after an impressive freshman season, the game that best…
  • Recruiting Notebook: PJ Dozier visit on deck, new targets

    Dylan Burkhardt
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:45 am
    Michigan will host class of 2015 five-star guard PJ Dozier for an official visit this weekend in Ann Arbor. Dozier is ranked 25th nationally by 247Sports Composite and is Michigan’s top target in the class of 2015. Michigan has had two in-home visits with Dozier, a first visit by Michigan point guard coach LaVall Jordan and a second visit with John Beilein and his assistants. Dozier will also visit North Carolina on October 3rd, Georgetown on October 17th and South Carolina on October 24th. Dozier appeared to have just four official visits scheduled (Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina…
  • Report: Michigan offers four-star forward Tyler Cook

    Dylan Burkhardt
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:28 pm
    Michigan extended a scholarship to 6-foot-8 forward Tyler Cook on Wednesday evening. Cook is the No. 58 player in the class of 2016 according to 247Sports Composite rankings and holds offers from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Florida, Florida State among others. News of the offer was first reported by Ben Weixlmann. Cook averaged 5 points and three rebounds per game while playing up a grade with the St. Louis Eagles on Nike’s EYBL Circuit this summer. He averaged 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game during his sophomore season at Chaminade. Cook is described as a traditional power forward…
  • Blue Ribbon picks Michigan to finish fourth in Big Ten

    Dylan Burkhardt
    24 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook has Michigan ranked 23rd overall and fourth in the Big Ten in its inaugural preseason publications, according to a report from MLive’s Brendan Quinn. Michigan is picked to finish behind Wisconsin, Ohio State and Michigan State in the conference. Junior guard Caris LeVert was selected as an Preseason All-Big Ten player and a second team All-American. Michigan is faced with mixed preseason expectations this year after entering the last two seasons with a top-ten ranking. This year the Wolverines are widely regarded as a fringe top-25 team and…
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    SportingAlert.com

  • Kansas City Chiefs v New England Patriots Inactives; Live Covarage

    JEFF WELLINGTON
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:14 pm
    MIAMI, FL (SportingAlert) -- The following are the players who have been listed as inactive for tonight's Monday Night Football NFL game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots. The post Kansas City Chiefs v New England Patriots Inactives; Live Covarage appeared first on SportingAlert.com.
  • Dennis Kimetto Smashes WR At Berlin Marathon – Review

    By Race-News-Service
    28 Sep 2014 | 10:29 am
    Dennis Kimetto makes marathon history on the streets of Berlin while Tirfi Tsegaye’s patience is rewarded with women’s world lead at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. A new chapter in the marathon was opened with a magnificent flourish by Dennis Kimetto in Berlin on Sunday (September 28). In only his fifth race at the distance, the Kenyan smashed the 2:03 barrier a year after his compatriot Wilson Kipsang had brought the world record down to 2:03:23 on the same course. The post Dennis Kimetto Smashes WR At Berlin Marathon – Review appeared first on SportingAlert.com.
  • Lions WR Johnson; Texans RB Foster Active For Early Games

    BY MIKE WILSON
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:03 am
    MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) -- Arian Foster, Calvin Johnson and Brandon Marshall, are all listed as active for their respective teams in Sunday's early NFL kick-offs. The post Lions WR Johnson; Texans RB Foster Active For Early Games appeared first on SportingAlert.com.
  • WEEK 4: NFL TV Channels, Schedules, Game Times and More

    BY MIKE WILSON
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:40 am
    MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) -- Schedules, TV channels and live streaming times for Week 4 of the NFL on Sunday, Sept. 28. Week 4 started on Thursday with the New York Giants hammering the Washington Redskins, 45-14 on the night. The post WEEK 4: NFL TV Channels, Schedules, Game Times and More appeared first on SportingAlert.com.
  • College Football Top 25 Results and Box Scores

    MILTON BLAKE
    28 Sep 2014 | 5:54 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. (Sporting Alert, Box Scores) -- No. 1 Florida State survived an early scare on its way to scoring a comeback 56-41 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday. However, Missouri stunned No. 13 South Carolina, 21-20, after scoring two touchdowns in the fourth quarter of the game. The post College Football Top 25 Results and Box Scores appeared first on SportingAlert.com.
 
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    Visitors Section

  • The Visitors Section: The NFL is burning

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

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

    VisitorsSection
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the Mike tries really hard just to get through thirty minutes of solid football filled banter, the guys explore the deeper meanings of the universe and talk about proper behavior in today’s ever changing social environment. Plus dumb animal tricks.       *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about how when your wife cheats on you and wants you out of the house so she can shack up with some…
  • The Visitors Section: The NFL Preseason is Here

    VisitorsSection
    4 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Tonight on a special episode of the Visitors Section the guys get ready for the upcoming football season. Unfortunately it is just the preseason so they will be in for a couple of series and then quickly be pulled for people you have never heard of. Plus dumb animal tricks!     *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about how the fish guy at Central Market is completely serious when he says Geno Smith shows “promise” and can be an elite…
  • The Visitors Section: 30 Days To Football

    VisitorsSection
    28 Jul 2014 | 7:30 pm
    This week on the Visitors Section the guys count down to the NFL season by talking about all the things they got wrong but really spending the time to emphasize the things they got right. They really take the opportunity to drive that stuff home… Also stupid animal tricks!  *If you would like to be a live studio audience member of The Visitors Section or The Josh and Mike Mike and Josh Show simply submit a recent headshot and submit a well-reasoned argument about how you're willing to rock Visitors Section swag, just not willing to pay for it. *All audience members must be at least 18…
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    Daily Milan

  • LIVE: Cesena vs AC Milan

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

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

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

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

    YB
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:07 pm
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    UNPACKIN' it Ministries

  • 50 MINUTES of QB Support, Today’s Sports Environment & NFL Bandwagon Hopping

    Darla
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:05 pm
    The 50-Minute show includes an intriguing conversation with Ed Uszynski, who has a PhD in American Culture Studies, about the current state of sports. Bryce also discusses the importance of a head coach supporting his QB, this weekend’s NFL games, and what bandwagon he is hopping on. full 50 minute show for 9-26-14
  • 25 Minutes of Derek Jeter, Affects of Change & Bryce’s BEST Stories

    Darla
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:46 pm
    On this weekend’s 25-Minute show, Bryce talks about change in the NFL from week to week, and how change affects us all in life. He brings his BEST sports stories, including an NFL player’s proposal story, a water polo celebration, and a baseball player passing on $500 K…and shares a faith thought about Derek Jeter.                                                           25 Minute show for 9-26-14    
  • Faith & Sports Minute: Who Do You Worship?

    Darla
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:19 pm
    So, Derek Jeter is calling it a career. He will go down as one of the greatest Yankees in history. His resume is excellent, with World Series titles, great statistics, and impressive longevity. This whole season he has been honored, and players around the league, both past and present, have shown how much they respect him. Fans and the media have gushed about how amazing Derek Jeter was as a professional throughout his career. I, too, thought he was great for the game..and his final at bat in Yankees’ stadium was unforgettable. Throughout his entire final season, Derek Jeter was given a…
  • DAILY: Football Friday with Steve Israel

    Darla
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:37 pm
    On today’s show, Bryce spends the hour with former NFL defensive back, Steve Israel. They unpack game plans against returning ex-teammtes, this weekend’s match-ups, and the volatility of team perception with week to week wins and losses. 9-26-14 Steve Israel show
  • Daily: QBs need Coach Support, Jeter’s Last Game & Top Ten Most Irrationally Loved Athletes

    Ryan Leander
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    On today’s show we say good bye to our producer, Ryan Leander, as he moves on from UNPACKIN’ it. As a last show request, Bryce shares his proposal story and offers some pointers that Ryan can use one day. The guys also discuss how QBs need the support of their head coach, Jeter’s final game, and the Top Ten List of Irrationally Loved Athletes.  9-25-14 full show
 
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    Wild On Sports

  • NFL Week 2 Cash-In: Miami Dolphins at. Buffalo Bills

    Dennis Estes
    14 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
    Wild on SportsNFL Cash-In:Miami Dolphins @ Buffalo BillsLine: Pick'em, O/U: 43Overview: For the first time in years we can look at the AFC East standings and see a team other than the New England Patriots in first place. In fact, the Patriots are the only team in the division sitting there at 0-1. In perhaps the biggest surprise in week one the Miami Dolphins dominated the perennial division champs in the second half en route to a 33-20 victory. If that victory was not the upset of the week, than the distinction should belong to the Buffalo Bills who stunned many with a 23-20 overtime…
  • NFL Week 1 Waiver Wire Wonders

    Dennis Estes
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:48 am
    Wild on SportsNFL Week 1 Wavier Wire WondersBy Wild on Sports Analyst Jason GillsonEach week we take a look at the players still available in most league that you can plug and play in case of an emergency injury or bye week. The key to surviving the gruling season is staying a step ahead of your competition. Who is that next Alshon Jeffery? Nick Foley? Zach Stacy? At some point this season you are likely to find them here...QB Derek Carr - Oakland RaidersWho would have thought that of all the teams with high profile rookie QB's it would be Oakland with the only rookie starting week one. The…
  • NFL Power Rankings - Week 1

    Dennis Estes
    2 Sep 2014 | 7:45 am
    Wild on SportsNFL Power RankingsWeek 1September 2, 2014Back at it and better than ever! My oh my is it nice to finally have NFL football to distract us night and day for the next five months. We are kicking off the season in style with our weekly NFL Power Rankings. Be sure to join us each week to see where your team stands.Why, you may ask, are defending Super Bowl Champs not ranked #1 to kick off the season? Simply put, its just way too hard to repeat in this league. Players leaving from free agency, injuries, complacency, opponents getting up for the chance to knock off the champs, Super…
  • NHL Power Rankings - April 1

    Dennis Estes
    1 Apr 2014 | 4:51 pm
    Wild on SportsNHL Power RankingsApril 1, 2014For a second straight week the Boston Bruins, the hottest team in the NHL, holds down the top spot. The Bruns have won 15 of their last 16 and posted a 15-1-1 record in the month of March. Just incredible. The defending Eastern Conference Champs are firing on all cylinders and looks poised for another deep playoff run. At #2 this week are the St. Louis Blues. The Blues had won three straight this past week before a tough loss to the Dallas Stars. They still remain one of the top teams in the West and have been extremely dominant since the trade…
  • MLB 2014 Team Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Dennis Estes
    31 Mar 2014 | 7:47 am
    Wild on SportsMLB 2014 Team Preview: Colorado RockiesBy Wild on Sports MLB Analyst Aaron Dorman2013 Overview: The year before, the pitching collapsed and the formerly competitive Rockies unit looked like they might need a rebuild. In 2013 they still only win 74 games but things are more promising; they might have won 4-5 if not for month-long injuries to their trio of offensive stars: Michael Cuddyer, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki. The pitching looks much less terrible, as Joulys Chacin and Jorge de la Rosa lead a rebound performance. Still, the team has plenty of holes.Winter…
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    StacieMahoe.com

  • One crazy way to improve your coaching

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

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

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

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

    Stacie
    22 Jul 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Today on Facebook, I saw a post by Amanda Scarborough. Her words about a pitcher presences in the circle are spot on! I remember, years ago, seeing a young pitcher on a very new team. She played for a high school that JUST started their softball program. She wasn’t spectacular pitching wise. She did enough to keep her team in the game and stop any “big shots” from hurting her team. In short, she did a decent job as a pitcher. She was pitching outs. The only problem? Her team made error after error after error around her. Still, her demeanor, how she carried herself, how she…
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    Sports Insights

  • 2014 MLB Win Total Watch

    David Solar
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:20 am
    The 2014 MLB regular season has concluded and, before we move on to the postseason, we wanted to quickly turn out attention to the preseason win total bets. For bettors who took the over on the Texas Rangers or Boston Red Sox, this past season was likely more depressing than a Darren Aronofsky or Gaspar Noe film. Both teams entered the season with sky-high expectations, but their seasons were effectively over at the All-Star break. On the flip side teams like the Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Angels and (believe it or not) Houston Astros had already exceeded their preseason win total…
  • NFL Week 4 Betting Recap

    David Solar
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:22 am
    - Favorites went 7-6 ATS in Week 4 but are still just 27-32 ATS for the season. Home teams went 8-4 ATS in Week 4 but are also below .500 this season with a 28-30 ATS record. Teams coming off a loss in the Week 3 were just 6-7 ATS this week but have gone 24-20 ATS on the season. – Underdogs went 6-7 straight up this week, and betting every dog on the moneyline would have resulted in a gain of +3.22 units won. On the year, betting every underdog in the moneyline has resulted in a net gain of 5.35 units won. – In Week 4 the Over went 10-3 (+6.46 units) bringing the record to 33-28…
  • 2014-15 NHL Betting Against the Public Report

    David Solar
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    The NHL season begins on October 8th with the Montreal Canadiens travelling to face the Toronto Maple Leafs, and we want to make sure that bettors are ready to hit the ground running. Before the start of every season, we post a series of Betting Against the Public articles where we highlight the sweet spots for contrarian betting. These systems typically highlight how sharp bettors can take advantage of public perception by wagering on teams that are being ignored by the betting public. These systems are particularly interesting in moneyline sports like hockey and baseball because you…
  • NFL Betting Against the Public: Buying Low on Playoff Teams

    David Solar
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:20 am
    At Sports Insights we constantly preach two major adages: 1) Whichever team the public is loading up on, simply bet the other team. 2) Make sure to buy on bad news and sell on good These two contrarian philosophies may seem simple, but they are extremely valuable for exploiting public perception. The public tends to be very reactionary and, with the ever-growing popularity of football, sharp bettors can take advantage of these squares. In the past we’ve discussed our 80/20 NFL betting system which focuses on underdogs receiving less than 20% of spread bets. This basic system has…
  • NCAAF Betting Trends: Well Rested Teams Against Ranked Opponents

    David Solar
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:05 am
    In the past we’ve detailed how the Top 25 rankings are typically an inaccurate representation of the College Football landscape, and how sharp bettors are able to exploit the public’s perception of rankings. The truth is that oddsmakers actually watch far more football than the average Associated Press voter and have a much better gauge on the talent of each team. I’ve always been of the belief that the general public places unrealistic expectations on these youngsters. We treat these players like rock stars, when many of them are still just kids who are unaccustomed to…
 
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    Sports WAR

  • Jesse Ryder signs two year Essex extension

    admin
    24 Sep 2014 | 9:35 pm
    The New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder has signed a new two-year contract extensions with English county side Essex, that will keep him at the Chelmsford until the end of the 2016 season. The 30-year-old has been a key component at Essex – scoring 1,196 runs across all formats in his first season and took 43 County Championship wickets at an average of 17.79. “We are all delighted that Jesse has extended his stay with the club and this is a really important signing,” said Essex’s head coach Paul Grayson. “Jesse has shown this season that he is one of the best…
  • Grand Slam winner Li Na announces retirement

    admin
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:08 pm
    Two-time Grand Slam winner, Li Na has announced her retirement from tennis due to recurring knee injuries, she confirmed the news through her official Facebook account. Post by Li Na. The 32-year-old won the 2011 French Open – became the first Asian player to win a Grand Slam singles title, and claimed the Australian Open title in January at Melbourne Park. Li Na, the world number six withdrew from three major tournaments in August, including the U.S. Open, because of a knee injury concerns.
  • Rory McIlroy named PGA of America Player of the Year

    admin
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:39 pm
    The World number one Rory McIlroy has been named winner of the 2013-14 PGA of America Player of the Year award for his stellar performance throughout this year. McIlroy, 25, has also won the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour. It is the second time in three seasons that the Northern Irishman has claimed both awards. .@McIlroyRory wins his second PGA of America Player of the Year Award & Vardon Trophy. Won both in 2012 as well. pic.twitter.com/cgmibDXZbI — PGA of America (@pgaofamerica) September 16, 2014 After winning three consecutive events this summer, McIlroy…
  • Premier League season 2014-15 so far

    admin
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:59 pm
    First came the whistle in 1878, followed by goal line technology in 2013. Now, in 2014, we have witnessed the introduction of the third, and possibly final, piece of football refereeing technology: vanishing spray. After stealing the show at the World Cup, the can of foam has made its way to the Premier League, where it will surely continue to be the most exciting part of every football match. 1) What is vanishing spray? Vanish: verb – to disappear suddenly and completely. Spray: noun – liquid that is blown or driven through the air in the form of tiny drops. 2) What is the…
  • College Football Preview: Louisville Cardinals vs Virginia Cavaliers

    admin
    12 Sep 2014 | 10:10 pm
    The 21st ranked Louisville Cardinals will take on the Virginia Cavaliers in the second game of the ACC season at Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, Virginia. In Cardinals’s first game, they faced the Miami Hurricanes in a 31-13 victory. They have a new 3-4 defense, who cold make debut for the ACC. Louisville Cardinals Head coach Bobby Petrino, knew that this would be a tough game. “I thought it would be a real battle and we would have to work extremely hard to get the win.” said the 53-year-old. Virginia Cavaliers head coach Mike London looks confident this season. In his coaching…
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    PerfectBowling.com

  • Brunswick Mastermind Genius Bowling Ball

    PerfectBowling.com
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:34 pm
    Technical Specifications Brand: Brunswick Lane Type: Heavy Release Date: February 6, 2014 Finish: Polished RG: 2.540 – 2.525 Coverstock: Hybrid Reactive Differential: .052 Flare: High Core Type: Asymmetric Colors: Black, Green, Gold Hybrid   What It All Means The Brunswick Mastermind Genius bowling ball will make you feel like a virtuoso on the lanes because the performance of this bowling ball is going to sing on the lanes. It moves well down the length of the lanes with a high hook for great impact into the pins. Recommendation The Brunswick Mastermind Genius bowling…
  • Brunswick Brute Bowling Ball

    PerfectBowling.com
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Technical Specifications Brand: Brunswick Lane Type: Light/Medium Release Date: September 24, 2014 Finish: 500 Siaair Micro Pad RG: 2.523 Coverstock: Fortify Hybrid Reactive Differential: .032 Flare: Medium Core Type: Symmetrical Colors: Navy & Light Blue Pearl   What It All Means The Brunswick Brute bowling ball is not yet released at the time of this writing but it’s only a few days away. The unique combination of the low RG and low differential core and the Hybrid Reactive coverstock offer more length and good grip on the backend for a dramatic hook into the…
  • Brunswick Mastermind Intellect Bowling Ball Review

    PerfectBowling.com
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:54 pm
    Technical Specifications Brand: Brunswick Lane Type: Heavy Release Date: September 24, 2014 Finish: Polished RG: 2.540 Coverstock: Solid Reactive Differential: .052 Flare: High Core Type: Ultra Low RG Colors: Black, Blue, Yellow   What It All Means The Brunswick Mastermind Intellect bowling ball is not yet released at the time of this writing but it is a highly anticipated ball. It’s a solid performer that does well through the oil and has enough hook in the backend to power through the pins. It comes with a high polish finish so a high number grit paper is needed to…
  • Storm Punch Out Bowling Ball

    PerfectBowling.com
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:29 pm
    Technical Specifications Brand: Storm Lane Type: Medium-Dry Release Date: May 13, 2014 Finish: Polished RG: 2.55 Coverstock: R2S Pearl Differential: .038 Flare: Medium Core Type: Symmetric Colors: White/Charcoal   What It All Means The Storm Punch Out bowling ball is an understated ball that still delivers the power and hook needed for a great shot. The white and charcoal compliment the character of this ball by being very subtle and not overly colorful. In other words, the action of the ball speaks louder than the look of the ball. Lastly, the core and coverstock compliment…
  • Storm Optimus Bowling Ball Review

    PerfectBowling.com
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Technical Specifications Brand: Storm Lane Type: Medium-Heavy Release Date: June 30, 2014 Finish: Polished RG: 2.48 Coverstock: R2X Pearl Reactive Differential: .048 Flare: High Core Type: Symmetric Colors: Red/White/Blue   What It All Means The Storm Optimus bowling ball is the next evolution of the highly popular Marvel Pearl. The polished coverstock creates a smooth release and movement down the lanes especially through the the head. But the real star of this ball is the core. The unique Tri-Sphere Core really creates a powerful backend flare defies physics by hitting the…
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    Sports Turf Northwest

  • Women’s World Cup Controversy: How Sterile is Your Artificial Pitch?

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

    AlyssaR
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:21 am
    We have shared some fabulous memories with our beloved “Greenie” the GreenZapr, but it has come time for us to part ways. After a good life performing and modeling, we know it is time for Greenie to find a loving and caring home elsewhere. Two years ago, Greenie came into our lives as a tool […] The post Get a Great Deal! Demo GreenZapr Available for a Ridiculous Price appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • Bodily Fluids + Artificial Turf + Your Child = Serious Health Issues

    Mike Woelfel
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Moms, you have taken the safety of children to new levels. No longer can a child ride a bike without being bubble wrapped. No longer can a kid freely play in their own yard without NSA approved video surveillance.  And god forbid if a child needs to be driven two blocks without first donning a […] The post Bodily Fluids + Artificial Turf + Your Child = Serious Health Issues appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • 2 Year Anniversary Sale on Artificial Turf Equipment: Our Best Moments and a Extended Warranty Offer

    AlyssaR
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:48 am
    We’ve got a 2 Year Anniversary Sale, but it’s not just about price but about an extended Warranty Offer on two of our best selling artificial turf products: Greensgroomer 920 SDE and the 760 LitterKat turf sweeper.  More about our special offer later, first let’s take a look back at our first 2 years in […] The post 2 Year Anniversary Sale on Artificial Turf Equipment: Our Best Moments and a Extended Warranty Offer appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
  • New For 2014-GreensGroomer 920 SDE & 920 E along with 960 miniZapr XL

    AlyssaR
    1 Aug 2014 | 3:36 pm
    Sports Turf Northwest is excited to announce  new and redesigned GreensGroomer Worldwide equipment for 2014.   GreensGroomer has launched three new pieces of maintenance equipment to help keep synthetic turf, golf courses and even indoor athletic facilities in working order. 920 SDE – Synthetic Sports Turf Groomer with Blue Brushes *Photo shown with optional Spring […] The post New For 2014-GreensGroomer 920 SDE & 920 E along with 960 miniZapr XL appeared first on Sports Turf Northwest.
 
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    Junior D Sports

  • Michigan Men

    Bryan Z.
    28 Sep 2014 | 5:42 pm
    Ann Harbor is a whore; she is also sad and alone with no end to her anguish in sight. The team she has loved for so many years has forsaken her. The once proud University that gave birth to her is a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Junior D’s NFL Picks: Week 4

    Junior D
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:46 pm
    How to begin? Oh yeah…after going 6-10 in week 2 I needed a huge week to get myself back on track. I needed to come through in a big way and I did. Week 3 was my best showing since I began... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 89: It’s All About the Quarterback

    Junior D
    23 Sep 2014 | 9:57 pm
    This week, Junior D and Lou discuss the Big Ten showing up this week (except Michgan), Lou’s Top 5 in College and the Pros and we take a look at teams that need to make changes at the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Junior D’s 2014 NFL Picks: Week 3

    Junior D
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    Well, week 2 was a train wreck for my picks against the spread. I ended up going 6-10 which brings my season total to a sub par 14-18. This week’s picks should be much better…they... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 88: Everything Boils Down to Fantasy Football

    Junior D
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:50 pm
    In this week’s episode Lou and Junior D get into the Adrian Peterson, child abuse story, college football winners and losers, NFL surprises and how everything pretty much boils down to how we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Improving Sports

  • Playoff improvement for Major League Baseball

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

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

    Michael
    11 Aug 2014 | 5:42 pm
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently revealed that the league is considering adding a mid-season tournament to the NBA schedule. One of the reasons (though not the only reason) that Silver owns such a high approval rating this early in his … Continue reading →
  • Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame Election Process

    Craig
    29 Jul 2014 | 10:44 am
    Voters Cal Ripken, Tony Gwynn, Greg Maddux and Rickey Henderson were all elected to the Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility (5 years after they finished playing). However, of over 500 baseball writers who voted each year, … Continue reading →
  • Brady Aiken victimized by the Major League’s CBA

    Michael
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:52 am
    In the past month, we’ve written about how Major League Baseball’s CBA discriminates against both minor league players and young major leaguers. Yesterday, Grantland’s Michael Baumann detailed further issues highlighted by the recent conflict between the Houston Astros and #1 … Continue reading →
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  • Athlete’s heart and why you should test yourself.

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

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

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

    Paweł Chalacis
    17 Jul 2014 | 8:41 pm
    I’ve never felt more fit in my life. Yes, there is still some weight to be dropped and I definitely want to go faster, but last couple of heavy weeks start to pay off. After the whole house move thingy I’m back on the track, hitting 10 hours per week mark with no problems. My performance chart never looked better ;)
  • Less than 10 weeks till North Shore Marathon.

    Paweł Chalacis
    4 Jul 2014 | 4:40 am
    Time flies. It seemed like really long time till the North Shore marathon when I signed up. Now there are only 11 weeks left. My training goes well and I’m fitter than ever. I’ll be ready. I believe that I have enough endurance now to complete marathon and most of my focus is on strength and speed. It doesn’t come easy though.
 
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    Sportingentrepreneur

  • FirstDown Playbook: A Mobile App for Football Coaches

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

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

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

    Sporting E
    1 Jun 2014 | 1:07 pm
    The story of extreme sports clothing brand Legit Crown is legit proof that profit can proceed out of dreams with the right products and business strategy. Owners John Squartino, 24, and Jordon Legault, 25, started out skateboarding in the streets of Seminole County in Winter Springs. They bonded over their sport, among other things, and have been best friends ever since they met ten years ago. Soon, they decided to build a business out of their sport and their life motto—“keeping it real”—and came up with Legit Crown. They started with their savings of $6,000. The duo’s big break…
  • Daniel Cutting – Living the Art of Football Freestyle

    Sporting E
    21 May 2014 | 6:35 pm
    Being the most popular sport in the entire world, it’s probably impossible for football not to have any sort of artistic offshoot. Freestyle football is certainly such. Since its emergence in the early 1900s, it has developed into an elaborate art through which people are able to express themselves. From a simple game where one performs various tricks with a football using different parts of the body, it has become a widespread sport and is currently being practiced by thousands of trained professionals the world over. For one to become a skilled football freestyler, one needs to undergo…
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    The Confidential

  • Fantasy Football Entry Page: Week 6/Free October Contest!

    acaffrey
    29 Sep 2014 | 12:43 pm
    Remember, the Confidential’s Fantasy Football game is structured to allow late entries.  THERE IS STILL TIME TO ENTER AND WIN THE OVERALL CONTEST!  But we are also running a separate free contest for October alone.  See below. OCTOBER CONTEST: The entrant with the highest score during one of the four October weekends will receive $25.00 via PayPal.  We have seen some 150 point weeks already, so it may take that much to win the prize.  But remember to enter each week to increase your chances. OVERALL CONTEST: We don’t go by total points for the whole season; rather, we just allow…
  • Syracuse-Notre Dame Recap: Beware Fool’s Gold

    acaffrey
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:12 am
    The Confidential was tweeting aplenty during the Syracuse-Notre Dame game.  Indeed, the Confidential got into a twitter-battle (which always makes me think of Dr. Seuss’s “Muddle Puddle Tweetle Poodle Beetle Noodle Bottle Paddle Battle”) over the Syracuse defensive performance.  The upshot is that the Confidential has some legitimate concerns that this Syracuse coaching staff will be seeing Fool’s Gold with the 5 turnovers, just like there was Fool’s Gold with the nearly 1,000 yards of offense the past two weeks.  First, the defensive turnovers were a product…
  • Confidential Survivor Pool Update: Week 6

    acaffrey
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:49 am
    After four weeks, only 24 entrants remain in the running for the prize.  Boston College and Pitt losing to non Power Five programs last week eliminated three entrants.  Here are the folks still in the running, as well as the picks that they have used to date: No User Name Wk1 Wk2 Wk3 Wk4 Wk5 1 4 TIME CHAMPS-FINGERS CROSSED GT MIA PITT NCST VTC 2 ACAFFREY (COMMANDER CAFFREY) GT VIRG MIA NCST VTC 3 BCEAGLE74 BC NCST ND LOU VTC 4 BLUEHOOS NCST WF ND BC VIRG 5 CDWHIT09 BC DUKE PITT NCST VTC 6 CLEMSON82 GT DUKE ND LOU VTC 7 DRANDYT DUKE MIA GT LOU VIRG 8 DREW_WMS GT CLEM PITT NCST VIRG 9…
  • Week 5 Fantasy Football Results

    acaffrey
    28 Sep 2014 | 10:05 am
    The Confidential is running a fantasy football contest each week and during the regular season.  Here are the rules.  Remember, you can enter in Week 6 and still be eligible for the overall prize–which is given to the entrant who wins the most weeks.  But, for now, let’s recap the Week 5 results: OVERALL WEEKLY WINNERS: Week #1 Winner:  Lenville Cards, 128.4 pts Week #2 Winner: ACaffrey, 117.2 pts Week #3 Winner: MCaffrey, 127.0 points Week #4 Winner: Lenville Cards, 127.5 pts Week #5 Winner: Brian, 154.8 pts After winning the Week 1-4 Prize Contest, Brian wins Week #5 relying…
  • GAME THREAD: SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

    acaffrey
    27 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    The big game of the day is Syracuse vs. Notre Dame tonight, but Florida State traveling to NC State has huge implications.  And Duke-Miami will go a long way to determine the Coastal picture, as Miami could be in big trouble with a loss at home. Long story short, a lot going on. Share your thoughts as the day proceeds…
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    fanatix Sport News

  • (Image) Kansas City Chiefs set world record for loudest stadium

    Jonathan Machlin
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:33 am
    There were plenty of reasons for the Chiefs to celebrate during the 41-14 romp of the Patriots, but this world record was the icing on the cake. READ MORE: Chiefs beat Patriots - Big win on MNF Oakland Raiders – Division rival fires head coach Worst NFL teams – Chiefs were worst in first two weeks   One of the reasons Seattle is such a hard stadium to win at is the incredible noise, which in a 2010 playoff game was so loud it caused a small earthquake to occur.  But on Monday Night Football, during a win over the favored New England Patriots, the Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium…
  • Angel di Maria ALREADY speaks about leaving Man United to Argentine radio

    Alice Denholmes
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:59 am
    Just what United fans wanted to hear about their £59m superstar… Manchester United’s £59m summer signing Angel di Maria has discussed the possibility of leaving England and going back to Argentina to play for boyhood club Central. SEE MORE: Arsenal Walcott injury update: Gunner back soon Aston Villa Young: Paul Lambert to rescue Ashley di Maria analysis: Just how good has the winger been so far? “When I say I will return, I show people a video of Central and say ‘how can I not go back?’ I will always remember them, they will forever be present in my mind,” he…
  • NFL Week 4: Kansas City Chiefs clobber New England Patriots, 41-14

    Jonathan Machlin
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:43 am
    RB Jamaal Charles scored three TDs in a dominating win on Monday Night Football. READ MORE: Chiefs RB injury - RB Jamaal Charles recovers from injury in time to play against Patriots Chiefs QB contract - Alex Smith gets lucrative extension Patriots trade starting G - Trade Logan Mankins to Buccaneers   The Kansas City Chiefs crushed the favored New England Patriots 41-14 on Monday Night Football. The Chiefs completely outmatched the Patriots in the first quarter, only letting New England touch the ball for less than 3 minutes and taking a 7-0 lead. The Chiefs once again outgained the…
  • FIRED: Oakland Raiders fire head coach Dennis Allen

    Jonathan Machlin
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:11 am
    Raiders head coach Dennis Allen is out after an 8-28 record since 2012. READ MORE: Raiders WR follies - Raiders WR fumbles twice on same play Raiders RB fumble – Raiders RB fumbles, punts ball backwards Worst teams in football - Raiders one of the worst teams in football   The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen. Oakland fell to 0-4 on Sunday after yet another loss, this time a 38-14 drubbing by the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium in London. Hired prior to the 2012 season, Allen was 8-28 in his two seasons and four games into the 2014 campaign. NFL Insider…
  • (Video) Arsenal handed injury boost as Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere return to training

    Steve Green
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:48 am
    English duo hand Wenger midfield reprieve. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ha been handed a huge boost this week in learning that influential duo Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere have returned from injury and are both back in full training, the Daily Express reports. SEE ALSO: Carvalho to Arsenal – Gunners improve bid for midfielder Man Utd FIFA 15 best XI! Rory McIlroy Girlfriend: Is Golf Star Dating This Irish Stunner? The club are currently preparing for their Champions League clash with Galatasaray, and though Wilshere is fit enough to take part in the game, he is not being risked by…
 
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    Lynchy's Sports Thoughts

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

  • The Detroit Lions and the difference between talent and depth; Winter is coming

    Mike
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    They’ve been here before. They’ve seen 6-3 wash into 7-9 like a sandcastle getting hammered by high tide. They saw a division open up last year. Instead of walking through the passage way, they tried to time it and slide under the door as it closed like Indiana Jones. We know what happened. The experience might help them. It probably won’t. Through three games there’s little to separate this team from the one of yesteryear. The Lions beat three teams likely to finish third place in the division. They lost to one average-but-possibly-above-average team on the road. On…
  • Checking in with Nate Fury: The man who’s no longer the biggest underdog in the Tigers’ system

    Mike
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    How should somebody classify Nate Fury? Some terms technically describe him, but they’re a little misleading. He’s a Tigers draft pick, but not the high-profile-type you’re thinking of. The Tigers drafted him in the 36th round. He’s a prospect, but only by the most general definition. He’s not making any top 100 lists in his career, even if he pitches well enough to reach the majors. He’s not even a potential James Mungro Memorial nominee. Ironically,  he’s too famous around these parts for that. I discovered him following the draft and have…
  • JMMA football edition update: Jacques McClendon’s dream is over, but George Johnson’s continues to live on

    Mike
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Jacques McClendon’s four-year odyssey to  a starting spot lasted two games. After a pair of poor performances, the Jaguars benched McClendon on Sunday against the Colts. They started sixth-round pick Luke Bowanko instead. All Bowanko did is post a +1.2 rating according to Pro Football Focus and impress the coaching staff. “He showed his athleticism,” Jaguars coach Gus Bradley told the Florida-Times Union. “I thought for his first game, he did a nice job.” As for McClendon, he didn’t play a snap on offense, but did appear to get on the field on special…
  • Detroit Lions and Reggie Bush: This is why he came

    Mike
    22 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    He took the handoff and swept to his left. When he saw saw the size of the pasture to his right, he took a quick, oft-practiced step and sped for daylight. After the game he spoke about it in a polite monotone, feigning a smile only when he forgot what quarter he scored his touchdown in. The NFL has changed Reggie Bush. Before three different teams, before Kim Kardashian, before the scandal and before the high draft pick, there was USC Reggie. USC Reggie wrote “519” on his eye black and backcut against Fresno State. He seemed to smiled a lot more. When you don’t live up to…
  • An attempt to explain the unfathomable Joe Nathan 9th-inning experience

    Mike
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:29 am
    pic.twitter.com/sQFI8eiZXt — nick pants (@nick_pants) September 17, 2014 Joe Nathan was good. Then he moved 1,200 miles away and he wasn’t. First the blown saves came as an aberration, then they arrived as a symptom of a dead arm. Eventually they arrived simply because they had before. At its most basic, baseball is a child monitoring device. Nine players stand in the field, in easy view. Parents have a finite number of kids to watch at one time. The rest are safe in what most of the time is a chain-link cage. The plus is crowd control. The minus is downtime for the kids. When…
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    Long Island Pulse

  • Speedy Claxton Inducted to NYCB HOF

    info@lipulse.com
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:22 am
    The honors keep piling up for Hofstra and Long Island basketball great Speedy Claxton. He was inducted to the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame earlier this month. Already a member of Hofstra’s Athletic Hall of Fame, Claxton jumped on board as an assistant coach with the basketball program last season after spending the previous two years as a scout with Golden State in the NBA. The Speedy Claxton File (Hofstra) • Graduated from Hofstra in 2000 as one of only six players in school history to score 2,000 career points (2,015) • Graduated as the program’s all-time leader in both…
  • Sports on Plum Island

    info@lipulse.com
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Imagine Plum Island as something other than the Animal Disease Center that it is today and people would think you’re crazy. But long before it was used by the Department of Homeland Security to study foreign animal diseases it was occupied by soldiers at Fort Terry. Those soldiers had to keep occupied on the island just off the coast of the North Fork, so they took to open land and played sports. Photos of the athletic history on Plum Island are currently being featured in the administrative complex on the island in an exhibit supplied by the Southold Historical Society. Tours and access to…
  • HU Hoops Gets New Arena Floor

    info@lipulse.com
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Continuing with its progressive thinking, the Hofstra University Depart of Athletics hosted a contest for fans, students, designers and artists to submit possible basketball court designs. The court has already been completed in the Hofstra Basketball Practice Facility and will be redone in the Mack Sports Complex later this summer, according to the university’s Office of Athletic Communications. There were nine winners that each contributed some component of the final court design, Hofstra said. “We thank all the wonderful Hofstra Basketball fans that submitted potential court…
  • Legendary Sportscaster Bob Wolff Makes Guinness Book of World Records

    info@lipulse.com
    22 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    Just when you thought Bob Wolff couldn’t do anything more impressive in a career that has seen one remarkable moment after another, the legendary Long Island sportscaster earned his way into the Guinness Book of World Records for the second time. He now has the “longest career as a broadcaster.” Wolff’s record was certified during a special pre-game ceremony at Yankee Stadium in the spring. He also holds the world record for “longest career as sportscaster.” This is a man used to recognition for his work. He’s enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the National…
  • LIer Sonny Milano Drafted by Blue Jackets

    info@lipulse.com
    2 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    It doesn’t happen often, but Long Island added another native son to world of professional hockey last week. The Columbus Blue Jackets selected Massapequa native Sonny Milano in the first round of the NHL Draft. With nearly 50 family members and friends at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia for the draft, Milano was selected 16th overall. He already committed to play at Boston College, after de-committing to Notre Dame, and will play college hockey. The Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League own Milano’s Canadian junior rights as well. “He was very high on our list,” Blue…
 
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    DC Pro Sports Report

  • It’s playoff time for the Washington Nationals, Zim tosses a No No

    Mark Buterbaugh
    28 Sep 2014 | 1:39 pm
    Jordan Zimmermann closed out the Washington Nationals 2014 regular season with a strong exclamation point, tossing his first career no-hitter.  Not only was it the first no-hitter of his career, but the first n0-hitter for the Washington Nationals franchise.  Zimmermann yielded just one walk and fanned 10 Marlins’ batters.  His first 4.2 innings were perfect, before issuing the walk.  What a historic way to end the regular season and charge into the MLB playoffs.   Zimmermann capped off his 2014 regular season with his 14th win, finishing 14-5 with a 2.66 ERA. Zimmermann capped off…
  • Doug Fister pitches a gem, clinches home field for Nats

    Mark Buterbaugh
    26 Sep 2014 | 7:52 pm
    The Washington Nationals have clinched the best record in the National League, and more importantly, home field advantage for the playoffs, behind a stellar mound performance from Doug Fister.   The home field advantage extends for the first two rounds of the playoffs.  For the final three season games, the Nats can breathe easy and relax. Fister tossed a complete game, allowing just 3 hits while whiffing nine Marlins to lead the Nationals to a 4-0 win in the double header opener today against Miami.  The win improved Fister’s season to 16-6 with a stellar 2.41 ERA.  The Nationals…
  • Thank you Washington Nationals for giving us something to do this fall

    Mark Buterbaugh
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    Thank God for the Washington Nationals. Watching the Washington Redskins last night was a pretty clear indicator that there is nothing there to get excited about.   Undisciplined football.  Turning the ball over.  Getting routed and humiliated at home by NFC East rivals.  It’s just more of a redux of 2013, but with a different number behind center and a different head holding up the headset on the sideline.  For Washington DC sports fans, last night was a true depiction of what could have been a very long, frustrating, and humiliating fall season.  You know, just another normal…
  • Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Week Four

    Mark Buterbaugh
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:08 am
    There we go.  There was our good ole 2013 Washington Redskins.  They’ve been fooling us a bit of late, but they returned to form last night, with frequent turnovers, a porous defense, and a complete lack of discipline.  That’s the team we have all come to know and loathe.  In our own home, division rival New York Giants came to play football, while Washington came to prove to us they aren’t any better than last year.  Was 2012 the fluke and 2013 the reality?  Evidence is strongly pointing that way.  You witnessed it last night.   Here we go . . . THUMBS UP Sorry…
  • The Redskins are terrible. That is all.

    Thomas Threlkeld
    25 Sep 2014 | 9:32 pm
 
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    SportsBrothersReport - Blog

  • Dak Prescott | Introduction by J. Short

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

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

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

    6 Sep 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Alabama Commit, Ritchie Petitbon In a Washington, DC area high school football showdown, (20) Gonzaga Eagles beat (7)Centreville Wildcats, 31-14.  The game was televised on ESPNU as part of the network's High School Showcase Series.  The story of the game was Gonzaga's ability to shutdown the Wing-T offense of the defending 6A defending Virginia State Champs.  Centreville, after scoring to tie the game at 7, struggled the remainder of the game to string together any substantial drive.  On the flip side for Gonzaga, the play of quarterback Nick Johns led an impressive Eagle…
  • College Football Poll | L.C. May's Top 25

    28 Aug 2014 | 3:22 pm
    by:  L.C. May | @LCMay474     Photo Credit: Link Pre-season college football polls can be your best friend or worst enemy. Some may feel that the pre-season polls either hype up a team too much or do not give enough credit to the underdog. These polls are rarely correct especially when it comes to picking the number one team in the country. For example, the 2012 Associated Press pre-season poll had USC at the top of the rankings; yet, the Trojans finished the season unranked. In fact, 2004 was the last time AP pre-season #1 won the national championship (USC later had…
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    D1SportsNet

  • Harris to start for LSU; Kentucky benching four

    29 Sep 2014 | 8:50 pm
    After leading touchdown drives on nine of his last 10 series in a backup role, LSU freshman quarterback Brandon Harris is slated to make his first start in the 15th-ranked Tigers' first Southeastern Conference road game of the season at No. 5 Auburn this Saturday.
  • College Football Injury Report

    29 Sep 2014 | 4:55 pm
    Baylor getting receiver Levi Norwood back; Memphis loses leading rusher for rest of season; Davis Webb 'day-to-day'; Tennessee LB Bates out for season with torn labrum
  • Kansas fires Weis 4 games into third season

    28 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Kansas coach Charlie Weis has been fired four games into his third season as coach, with the downtrodden program languishing again at the bottom of the Big 12.
  • Associated Press Top 25 9-28

    28 Sep 2014 | 12:37 pm
    Florida State, Oregon remain 1-2 in the latest AP Top 25 poll
  • USA Today Coaches Poll 9-28

    28 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    Alabama takes over top spot in the latest coaches poll
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    The Barry Sports Report

  • New York Giants Steve Weatherford launches Steve Weatherford World Champion Foundation

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

    Matthew Barry
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:39 pm
    With the start of the 2014 NFL season — and, of course, Fantasy Football — sports fans nationwide will be tuning in to check out how their teams and players are performing. That feeling when one of your key players gets injured has to be one of the most nerve-racking moments. A million questions run through your mind, is he out for the game? half the season? the whole season? To answer your question(s), here are the most common football injuries and their average recovery times: Head injuries Some of the most dangerous and brutal injuries to watch — and to sustain for that…
  • Dr. Tehrany Weighs in on Weatherford and Preventing Player Injuries

    Matthew Barry
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:13 pm
    Each football season, there’s the risk that goes through each football player’s mind: the risk of an injury that could prevent playing time. For New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford, this risk recently became very real. Weatherford tore four ligaments in his ankle, an injury that is detrimental to his position.  Dr. Tehrany, of Manhattan Orthopedic Care, used his expertise to comment on Weatherford’s injury: “Weatherford’s injury seems mild based on the way he injured the ankle. Unfortunately, the MRI scan is not 100% accurate in cases of torn ligaments. The initial…
  • Bright Future for the Knicks

    Matthew Barry
    13 Jul 2014 | 8:32 am
    Seems the skies are starting to clear around MSG for the New York Knicks. Newly appointed head of basketball operations Phil Jackson has already made major changes to the Knicks organization that left much to be desired last year. Coaching Change: Mike Woodson was the first change that needed to happen to change the culture in the Knicks locker room. Once Woodson was fired, Phil Jackson turned to Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks with a knowledge of Jackson’s “triangle offense” and years playing for Jackson when he was coach in LA – it will make sure there is no…
  • All Facets of the Game, ML2 Sports and Barry Sports Report Collaborate in Google Hangout Sports Discussion

    Matthew Barry
    11 Jun 2014 | 8:43 pm
      Be sure to check out and follow James Grande and Miguel Lluesma: James Grande, allfacetsofthegame.wordpress.com, @The_Real_Grande Miguel Lluesma, ml2sports.com, @migz925 Share your thoughts on tonight’s discussion, suggest topics for next week’s hangout or let us know if you’d like to join in in the comments below. Thanks for tuning in – as always, we appreciate your support.  
 
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    Shaka Smart Basketball Camps LLC

  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Shaka Smart Basketball Moves Fresh

    Danielle
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    By Otesa Miles Even when Shaka Smart Basketball Camps isn’t in session, campers can practice moves at home and outside. Get your dribble on. Remember that black and yellow basketball each camper received? Use it. Coach Shaka Smart always tells campers to dribble so much that the balls should look worn by the next camp season. Dribble some more. Practice Havoc. The VCU basketball team’s signature defensive style is known nationwide. Even when you’re not on the court with a competitor, some Havoc-like moves can keep you basketball ready. Get those hands up and move those feet. Shuffling…
  • 11 Ways to Reduce Salt in Your Diet

    Danielle
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:36 am
    Photo by  Kiersten Koenig by Otesa Miles Sodium, which is necessary for the body, can cause great harm when consumed in excess. Found in table salt, foods, drinks and even medicines and supplements, too much sodium is a key factor in high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to kidney disease, heart disease and stroke. To decrease salt intake, here are a few tips: Reduce or, if possible, eliminate pre packaged foods. Microwave meals and convenient lunch boxes contain large amounts of sodium. Cut out cans. Canned foods usually are chock full of sodium, which adds flavor and acts as a…
  • Too Much Salt is a Health Violation

    Danielle
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Photo by Kiersten Koenig By Otesa Miles Keeping young bodies basketball ready involves tons of physical activity, plus lots of healthy foods. Unfortunately, a 2012 study in the journal “Pediatrics” found that many children and teens consume too much salt or sodium which increases their risk of having high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to a range of heart diseases. Young people should consume no more than 1,500 to 2,300 milligrams of sodium daily. In fact, less is better. Many people think excess salt comes from the salt shaker. However, the main culprit is prepared and…
  • It’s Gotta Be the Shoes

    Danielle
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    By Otesa Miles Is it basketball without basketball shoes? Good question. Each summer for Shaka Smart Basketball Camps, the Stuart C. Siegel Center serves as home to Virginia’s top basketball camp. An added bonus: the shoe fashion show that takes place on the court. Take a look at a few footwear favorites: Will defenders see you coming if you’re camouflaged? Real basketball camp ballers wear violet—with matching socks, of course. The only thing better than awesome shoes is VCU-autographed awesome shoes. Orange is the new black? A splash of lime always goes well with turquoise. If you…
  • Back to School Means Back to School Lunch

    Danielle
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Photo by Kiersten Koenig By Otesa Miles The school cafeteria serves as a social hub for many students. It’s also a place where young people have the opportunity to make some independent food decisions. Whether campers take lunch in a box or grab a hot tray at school, lunch is a good time to remember all of the healthy food tips gleaned during Shaka Smart Basketball Camps. Here are a few ways to guarantee a healthy lunch: Load up on leaves. Those green, leafy veggies pack in a ton of important vitamins and minerals. Raw salads or cooked greens can be transported in lunch containers, and many…
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    Youth 5v5 Flag Football Championship Tournaments| Local,Regional and National Events

  • 3 Inspirational Football Videos + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:55 pm
    Make It Right: This Mom Uses Her Voice to Make a Difference in Youth Sports – jbmthinks.com/ Tired of reading about all that is wrong in youth sports? So are we! TeamSnap and I have teamed up for the Make It Right Campaign this fall to share stories with you of people who are doing what they can to Make It Right in youth sports.  There are lots of folks out there who…Read More        Related StoriesDo You Recognize the 10 Early Warning Signs of an Unhealthy Youth Sports Addiction?5 Reasons Your Kids Should Hate Hard WorkYouth Sports…
  • NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

    Reginald Grigsby
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:54 pm
    NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears – feeds2.feedburner.com The two most storied NFL franchises.  The Black-and-Blue Division.  Coaches like Vince Lombardi and George Halas.  The venues: Lambeau Field and Soldier Field.  Players like Ditka, Farve, Nitchske, Sayers, Starr and Payton. Fan bases who love their teams.  Winning histories.  Championships. NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs… Continue Reading On feeds2.feedburner.com »   NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears is a post from: Youth 5v5 Flag Football…
  • Storytelling still at the center of journalism, Storyful founder says + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:31 pm
    How to Be a Healthy Family – allprodad.com   Have you woken up and glanced in the mirror only to notice you’ve packed on some extra pounds? You may convince yourself it’s not that bad. Then your phone goes off with a Facebook notification. Your friend from college has tagged you in a “Throw Back Thursday” picture. It’s very noticeable that you were in amazing shape… Continue Reading On allprodad.com » Storytelling still at the center of journalism, Storyful founder says – bleacherreport.com A little follow-up to yesterday’s examination of a beer…
  • A man, his puppy, a night of drinking—and a writing lesson + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    25 Sep 2014 | 3:54 pm
    Is Social Media Ruining Your Youth Sports Experience? – changingthegameproject.com Do you turn get on Facebook, or Pinterest, or Instagram, and ever think to yourself “Everyone’s kid has a trophy, won their big game, and is having great success, but mine is not?” Does it drive you nuts when everyone else’s kids seem to be achieving something remarkable, or looking so happy, and you are [… Continue Reading On changingthegameproject.com » NFL Player Retires to Donate Kidney to His Brother – feeds2.feedburner.com Editor’s Note:  Along with…
  • Confession: I’m Too Harsh with My Kids + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:53 pm
    A test for writers: When should you write without pay? – bleacherreport.com Paywall Parkour: How to Rip Off Your Friends is the first post on the new Dealbreakers blog at Scratch Magazine, a site “about the relationship between writing, money, and life”—and one that has nothing to do with the defunct hip-hop magazine of the same name. Dealbreakers, an editor’s note reads, “address a personal, behavioral ‘bottom line,’ or what you won’t do (or what you absolutely insist on doing) when it comes to the business of writing and publishing……
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    GunsandOptics.com | Hunting Gear Review

  • Benefits Of A Rifle Scope

    admin
    23 Sep 2014 | 8:46 am
    Rifle scopes are very handy tools for people who love to hunt. Whenever hunting season is near one can notice a sharp increase in the sale of such items. These little devices are light, detachable and easy to carry around. They are preferred by most shooters and you can only see the advantages completely once you have used a rifle scope. You can either go for a Nightforce NXS Scope or a Zeiss. But the question is which one will suit you. For this you need to know all that is required about various scope brands. For instance, if you are looking at a Nightforce NXS 2.5-10×32 mm riflescope…
  • Comparison Between Schmidt Bender Short Dot vs Elcan SpecterDR

    admin
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:24 am
    Mounting a short focal length scope like the Schmidt & Bender Zenith 1.1-4×24 is ideal. Schmidt Bender scope has a wide field of view which allows you to pick out your target quickly and shoot with both eyes open on low magnification. For outstanding shooting, consider the Schmidt Bender Zenith 1.5-6×42. Elcan’s reputation is nowhere near that of Schmidt & Bender Short Dot, it’s so cool! The price is a bit high. Schmidt & Bender simply has no alternative. Its accuracy is superb. Glass used is Zeiss. It’s always better to stay safe with S&B Short Dot;its worth…
  • The Critical Firearm Accessories For Rifle

    admin
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:09 am
    The simple, unpretentious sling is something that a soldier can barely manage to ignore. In the mass of essentials, the sling of a technologically advanced firearm like the Nightforce Beast Scope may appear to be insignificant. The prepper, who has to be always alert for an extended period of time and protect himself and the surroundings, only understands how important it is to carry the rifle in an utmost comfortable position. The man needs to build his tent, light up a fire and check on the available resources while wearing his blaster, perhaps a Nightforce Beast 5.5-22×56 MOAR. It is…
  • Sling – A Critical Firearm Accessory But Often Ignored

    admin
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:24 am
    Sling is one of those critical firearm accessories that are completely overlooked by the users. We are more aware of our firearms or which rifle scope to use. We make a big deal about whether to use Nightforce Beast 5.5-22×56 MOAR and how to mount it on the firearms but we conveniently overlook this cheap and easily available accessory which is so important for the shoulder-fired weapons. You can either use a Nightforce Beast Scope or a Zeiss, but sling will be a constant factor for all the firearms. Serious hunters know that how slings work without much fanfare during critical…
  • Kimber Offers – Pistols For Everyone

    admin
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:44 am
    It has been only a few decades ago that Kimbers had set its foot on the path of rimfire rifles after obtaining a contract from the Government of America. From the onset, Kimbers’ focus had been to maintain flawless quality products. After adding a few centrefire variations of rimfire rifles, Kimbers laid its hands on 1911 pistols. With phenomenal pace Kimbers soon grabbed 40 per cent of the market of 1911 pistols. This newly established manufacturer introduced a wide range of Kimbers 45 1911 pistols. Beginning with the Custom family, Kimbers 1911 pistols in this category include the Kimber…
 
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    Tipster Warehouse

  • Cambridgeshire To Produce A Genius Boy

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

    Major Wager
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:02 am
    The Premiership is a crazy place at the moment and, apart from Chelsea so far, teams are proving hard to predict. Last week saw Manchester United concede five whilst Swansea’s and Villa’s early season heroics were also quickly undone. Still, that’s why the premiership remains the most exciting football league in the world and there’s nothing like a few bets on a weekend to make the action even more exciting. So once more we’ve trawled the statistics in the search of value – now it’s just fingers crossed. Liverpool v Everton The statistics don’t bode well for Everton’s…
  • Ryder Cup – The Greatest Golf Show On Earth

    Major Wager
    23 Sep 2014 | 7:44 am
    Pulsating patriotism, team spirit and vocal crowds are phrases seldom synonymous with golf – but this is Ryder Cup week! And Scotland, the home of golf, is playing host to one of the most eagerly awaited events of the sporting calendar. It’s an event littered with history and one in which Team Europe are desperate to continue their recent dominance over Team USA, who will be even more desperate to snatch back the trophy they let slip in 2012 in the “Miracle of Medinah”. For golf punters this is one of those rare occasions when you don’t have to try and work out which 1 of 150…
  • Strath Can Burn Off Mill Reef Rivals

    Major Wager
    20 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Whilst last weekend was all about class, this weekend is all about speed as five of the big Saturday races from Ayr and Newbury are over 5 or 6 furlongs. Ayr 2.05 Ainippe lost nothing when finishing a 2-length fifth at Doncaster last week and her defeat means she’s a similar price today against slightly inferior opposition. She also looked ready for the step-up to 6-furlongs last week judging on her one-paced finish – and she should be up to winning this. Ainippe 7/2 Ayr 2.40 As 9 of the first 10 in Friday’s Bronze Cup were drawn 15 or higher it’s a brave man who puts his money on…
  • Premiership: Chelsea Can Go Further Clear

    Major Wager
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:28 pm
    It’s another thrilling weekend of Premiership football to look forward to as six of the top seven in the league table do battle to continue their fine starts to the season. Top of the table Chelsea face their sternest test to date as they travel to title-holders Manchester City on Sunday in a game that should have armchair punters drooling. Meanwhile a resurgent Villa side also face a tough task as they play host to Arsenal who they haven’t beaten at home since before the millennium. The trio is completed by slick-passing Swansea who take on Southampton who have also being performing well…
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    Sports Bets Blog

  • Arsenal London vs Galatasaray Istanbul (Champions League, 01.10.2014)

    bookie punisher
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:18 am
    Arsenal could be winning their first points in this Champions League edition as they get ready to host Galatasaray at Emirates. The Gunners lost their opening match against Borussia Dortmund, and Galatasaray were held to a 1-1 draw against Anderlecht. Cesare Prandelli is struggling to adapt the team to a new playing system and they managed to win only two matches from their last six matches. Arsenal struggled against Borussia Dortmund, and proof would be the 23 shots Dortmund fired on Arsenal’s goal line. Arsenal have injury woes as Arteta, Ramsey and Wilshere might be missing because of…
  • PSG vs FC Barcelona (Champions League, 30.09.2014)

    bookie punisher
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    Nicola Rizzoli will officiate one of the biggest matches this round as PSG host FC Barcelona for the second round of the group stage. It will be a re-do of the last 18 from last year where Paris Saint Germain held Barcelona at arm’s length, but ended up losing on away goals. In the first round PSG were held at a draw by Ajax, whereas Barcelona barely managed to win against APOEL. PSG aim to win the most coveted trophy on the European stage, but with the way they started this season, four draws and only one win in five matches, as opposed to Barcelona’s four wins and one draw in the same…
  • Chelsea London vs Aston Villa (Premier League Recap, 27.09.2014)

    bookie punisher
    29 Sep 2014 | 4:06 am
    Result: -7 units, bet lost
  • Elche vs Celta Vigo (La Liga Recap, 26.09.2014)

    bookie punisher
    29 Sep 2014 | 3:24 am
    Result: +8,8 units, bet won
  • Chelsea London vs Aston Villa (Premier League, 27.09.2014)

    bookie punisher
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:14 am
    The Premier League leaders meet the third placed team, as Chelsea London look forward to extend their lead with a win against Aston Villa. If Chelsea win at Stamford Bridge, they would extend their lead, while a defeat for Villa would mean a second defeat in a row. Chelsea comes from a not so good week, after 1-1 against Schalke 04 in Champions League; they were unable to win against Manchester City. It ended 1-1 again, and the equalizer was scored by Lampard, who later refused to celebrate the goal. The Blues will most likely be pumped to win and prove every team has a bad week. They have no…
 
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    The Sports Journal

  • Are The New York Giants For Real After Giving The Washington Redskins A Serious Beat Down?

    John DeRosa
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:38 am
    Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants scores a 4th quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField. (Mandatory Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) Presumption: a belief that something is true even though it has not been proved After watching the New York Giants beat down of the Washington Redskins on Thursday Night Football, the one word that summed it up for me was “presumption.” Wasn’t Eli Manning supposed to be on the decline? Wasn’t Kirk Cousins the next savior of the Redskins? Although we still have three quarters of a season left to play, last night…
  • Are The New York Jets Suffering From Red Zone Woes?

    Brian Sausa
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:41 pm
    Wide receiver Eric Decker #87 of the New York Jets lines up against the Chicago Bears during a game at MetLife Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Elsa/Getty Images) Through the first three games of the 2014 NFL season, fans of the New York Jets are trying to figure out what their team actually is. One thing they aren’t: good in the red zone. It’s become a glaring issue and more noticeable after scoring just one touchdown on six trips in the red area in Week 3. For most of the young season, even on impressive drives, the Jet offense has screeched to a grinding halt inside the 20 and it’s a…
  • New England Patriots’ Offensive Line Improvements Are Key To Success This Season

    Hal Bent
    26 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Chandler Jones #95 of the New England Patriots gestures during pre-game before playing the Oakland Raiders at Gillette Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images) The New England Patriots prepare for a Monday Night match-up against the Kansas City Chiefs in week four with numerous question marks three weeks into the 2014 NFL season. On defense, the Patriots have been jumping between the 3-4 and 4-3 alignment and moving pass rushers such as defensive end/outside linebacker Chandler Jones inside and out trying to show different looks and experimenting with different looks.  It is no…
  • Wisconsin Badgers Roll To Victory At Camp Randall

    Scott Leckliter
    21 Sep 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Kenzel Doe #3 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs with the football on a kick return during first half of the game at Camp Randall Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images) The Wisconsin Badgers absolutely destroyed the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday by the score of 68-17. The Badgers set a Big Ten record by rushing for 644 yards. Melvin Gordon led the way with 253 yards and five touchdowns. Gordon had 179 yards and four touchdowns by halftime. The game was close early in the first half, but the Badgers broke the game open with back-to-back turnovers. Gordon scored on both…
  • In Today’s NFL Athletes Are Humans Who Make Mistakes Just Like The Rest Of Us, They Aren’t Heroes

    Pat Zazzarino
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs up field against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome. (Mandatory Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) I was just a kid when I heard about the infamous O.J. Simpson scandal, even though it had been over for years. To me, the idea was alien. I didn’t understand how it was possible. He was a great football player, there were dozens of pictures of him smiling, scoring touchdowns and cheering with his teammates. There was no way a man this great at what he does, a man loved by so many, and a man who had a large influence in the world of…
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    Intangible Sports

  • Jets Takeoff Week 3

    Joseph Marc
    22 Sep 2014 | 3:58 am
    Gang Green squares off against yet another quality NFC North opponent on Monday Night. This time Da Bears coming off their amazing comeback victory against 49ers visit the Jets. The key matchup of this game is Da Bears offensive line keeping Jay Cutler off the ground. If he can stay clean, Cutler can tear apart the Jets young and battered secondary. The Jets have to take advantage of a weak Bears run defense. They also can not settle for field goals, the Jets must score touchdowns to win this game. Look for Da Bears to target tight end Martellus Bennett and running back Matt Forte in the…
  • Giants Gameday Week 3

    Joseph Marc
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:15 am
    The Giants season is on the brink of disaster this Sunday, as they host the Houston Texans. Tom Coughlin’s bunch can not afford another 0-3 start to the season.   The Texans defense is a formidable group that can put pressure on the quarterback, led by the recent Powerball winner All-Pro J.J. Watt. He should have a clear path to the backfield against a patchwork offensive line.   Eli has to take advantage of the Texans secondary. If the Giants offensive line can keep Eli clean Manning can make plays in the passing game. The Giants defense have been stout against the run, and…
  • Gridiron Rundown Week Two ’14

    Joseph Marc
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:53 am
    Embroiled in a national debate over a domestic abuse problem, the NFL rolled along to week two. Roger Goodell must be praying for Sundays to zip by as fans immerse themselves in the action instead of the growing off the field issues. Week two saw more of the craziness that week one brought as three prominent teams: Seahawks, Saints, Colts were upset in the waning moments of their games. The Packers, Eagles, and Bears also overcame multiple score deficits to win their games. The most talked about game after week two commenced was played in Lambeau Field as the Green Bay Packers rallied from an…
  • Gridiron Rundown Week One ’14

    Joseph Marc
    14 Sep 2014 | 9:15 pm
    This week’s Gridiron Rundown features NFL Kickoff Weekend. Yet again in what seems like a never ending, pulse pounding, opening slate of games. The week started off in what seems like the inevitable quest of a budding dynasty in the Emerald City as the defenseless Packers had their asses handed to them by the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. It’s too bad Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy can’t clone ten more Clay Matthews replace the sorry sack of players they currently have on defense. Sunday brought the chaos we all love, as…
  • Giants Gameday Week One ’14

    Joseph Marc
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:01 am
    Giants at Lions MNF Preview Giants Gameday Analysis: This game will be decided (like every game) in the trenches. The new Giants offensive line has looked terrible protecting Eli Manning so far. It will not get any easier going up against one of the more ferocious defensive lines in the league at Detroit on Monday Night Football. Led by Ndamukong Suh this group should terrorize Manning all night. New offensive co-ordinator Ben McAdoo’s scheme is tailor made to take advantage of the Lions defense. If Eli can make smart decisions with the football in the midst of the chaos in front of him, a…
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    FiveThirtyEight » Sports | FiveThirtyEight

  • Skeptical Football: Manning Redux, Ancient History And An Award For Tony Romo

    Benjamin Morris
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Something marvelous has happened to me. I was transported to the seventh heaven. There sat all the gods assembled. As a special dispensation, I was granted the favor of making a wish. “What do you want?” asked Mercury. … “Choose — but only one thing.” For a moment I was bewildered; then I addressed the gods, saying: “My esteemed contemporaries, I choose one thing — that I may always have the laughter on my side.” Not one of the gods said a word; instead, all of them began to laugh. From that I concluded that my wish was granted and decided that the gods knew how…
  • Revisiting The Greatest Show On Turf

    Neil Paine
    23 Sep 2014 | 4:44 am
    Fifteen years ago, Mike Martz had a radical notion: “Why does the run have to set up the pass?”That, according to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, was the question the new St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator posed to his head coach, Dick Vermeil, as they prepared for the coming NFL season in June 1999. It was to be Vermeil’s third in St. Louis, and judging from the press clippings, probably his last if things didn’t change in a hurry.8 Over the previous two seasons, Vermeil had coached the Rams to 23 losses and only nine wins, with an offense that ranked 23rd out of 30 NFL teams in…
  • Beneath The Premier League Stands The Great Football Pyramid Of England

    Oliver Roeder
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:05 am
    On Saturday, Swansea City will host Southampton in an English Premier League fixture in South Wales.24 Southampton was a founding member of the Premier League, having played at the top tier of English football since 1978 — football royalty. Swansea City, though, is a football Cinderella.Swansea City was founded in 1912 as Swansea Town. It hovered in the middling leagues of the English sport for much of the century. But in the 1960s, the team tumbled down the ranks, eventually requiring a financial rescue package and High Court approval just to survive. In 2001, it was sold — for a…
  • Skeptical Football: Goatslingers, Manning vs. Messi, And The Andrew Luck Experiment

    Benjamin Morris
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:18 am
    In last week’s column, I pointed out the importance of teams’ early records when trying to predict their playoff fates. This prompted a few skeptical tweets, like so:@skepticalsports Correlation is not causation: early results reveal team quality, they don’t create it.— Tim Dierks (@tdierks) September 11, 2014This tweeter is obviously right. The first few games of the season are predictive in part because losing games makes it harder to make the playoffs, and in part because they tell us something about the strength of the teams that lost them.That said, “Correlation is not…
  • For Some MLB Playoff Teams, There’s No Place Like Road

    Jonah Keri
    16 Sep 2014 | 11:31 am
    In our quest to solve baseball riddles, we sometimes turn to our friends on Twitter for assistance for topics worth tackling. This one, from @ursus_marit, got our attention.@jonahkeri what do u make, if anything, of fact that only ~50% of MLB teams have better home than road record this season (<50% in AL)?— UrsusMaritimus (@ursus_marit) September 8, 2014In the eight days since this question was posed, home teams have enjoyed some moderate success. Still, the broader point stands: Road teams are faring unusually well this year. We’re on pace to see the fourth-smallest home-field…
 
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    The Dirtiest Picks on the Internet

  • Champion's League

    Bobby Sugar
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:51 am
    Champion's LeaguePSG vs. Barcelona ML (-110)Originally I wanted to pick this game as a draw because PSG has the talent and experience to force a draw, then I did a little research and found out that gum dribbling extraordinaire Zlatan Ibrahimovic was ruled out last night after failing a fitness test!! No way Barca loses this game now, take the ML on Barca and watch them get an easy 3 or 4-0 type victory. 
  • Monday Night Football

    Bobby Sugar
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:38 am
    KC (+3.5, -130) vs. NEI know, I know...as a noted Jets apologist this pick screams of my decade long bias (hatred?) against the Pats (seriously though, Spygate anyone??). But in other news, this ain't your daddy's Pats team, unless of course you don't know your father, in which case Robert Kraft (owner of the Pats) could indeed be your father. Long lost parental search aside, the Chiefs are going to win this game.  They are led by a stingy D featuring the trio of Dontari Poe, Tamba Hali, and Eric Berry and an offense that runs the rock and doesn't turn the ball over thanks mostly in part…
  • NFL Picks

    Bobby Sugar
    27 Sep 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Catz's Nonsensical Picks Extravaganza!Titans (+9, -120) vs. IndyNo way the Titans are this bad!! Sure they are having a tough season and have barely looked competitive in their losses, but Indy is one Luck turned ankle or broken collarbone away from INDY falling to 2-14...this team is terrible outside of the QB position, and don't deserve to be favored by anyone let alone the Titans!NYJ (+2, -105) vs DET89 percent of the general public likes Detroit to cover this spread...that means the Jets will win this game by seven somehow!!  Come on get behind it, it's the safest pick on the board…
  • Thursday NFL #FREESIMMONS

    Bobby Sugar
    25 Sep 2014 | 2:37 pm
    Garbage Ass NFL Thursday GameNew York Football Giants @ Washington [Expletives] -3.5 (-105)Being the Michigan State football fan that I am made this pick easy for me. Captain Kirk is going to lead his team to victory tonight. I'm so confident I even picked up Cousins this week as my fantasy QB (since Peyton has a bye week). Did you see him last Sunday?! 420 something yards? Michigan State represent. I think Kirk Cousins is going to seize his moment and show that he can be a starting NFL QB. Washington wins by 10.BJ's Sloppy SecondsNYG @ WAS (OVER 46)So here I was sitting back, being…
  • Tuezday Morning Munchdown!

    Bobby Sugar
    23 Sep 2014 | 10:41 am
    Capitol One CupLiverpool vs Middlesbrough (+1)If you got some real ballz, you're taking Middlesbrough straight up here. They are on fire recently and are coming in with a ton of momentum against a depleted and rattled Liverpool. The Reds will be relying on their bench as Sturridge and a less than super Mario will be out for this game. Couple that with the fact that Liverpool probably doesn't care about the Cap One Cup as much as the Leaping Toads (assuming that's Middlesbrough's mascot) and you've got a recipe for disaster! The Toads take this one over the Reds 2-1 as Gerrard and Lambert…
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    Champs Nation

  • Tom Brady Should Stick to His Word and Retire

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    30 Sep 2014 | 2:17 am
    In the offseason Tom Brady was asked how long he planned on playing his response, “When I suck, I’ll retire. But I don’t plan on sucking for a long time.” went viral. Everybody was talking about it and thought it was funny. The New England Patriots are 2-2 right now, and Tom Brady, well, “sucks”. In […] The post Tom Brady Should Stick to His Word and Retire appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Oakland Raiders Finally Fire Dennis Allen

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:32 am
    The Oakland Raiders have fired head coach Dennis Allen. The Raiders waited for the team to get back from England before making the announcement. The Raiders decided to fire their worst coach probably of all time, over the phone. Maybe because they didn’t want to deal with him crying. After 2+ years Dennis Allen went […] The post Oakland Raiders Finally Fire Dennis Allen appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • EJ Manuel will be benched week 5

    Ian Leavens
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:44 pm
    Kyle Orton will start at QB for the Bills week 5, EJ Manuel benched Buffalo Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone announced on Monday that EJ Manuel will be replaced by Kyle Orton as the starting Quarterback against the Detroit Lions in week 5. Marrone refused to comment on the rest of the season, but he […] The post EJ Manuel will be benched week 5 appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Jeff Gordon wins at Dover

    Ian Leavens
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:23 pm
    Jeff Gordon wins AAA 400, 4 drivers eliminated from Chase field Jeff Gordon passed Brad Keselowski on lap 305 and he never looked back en route to his 4th win of the season. Keselowski would go on to finish 2nd, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, and Matt Kenseth. Kyle Larson, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan […] The post Jeff Gordon wins at Dover appeared first on Champs Nation.
  • Twitter Reacts to Coach Dennis Allen After Oakland Raiders Blowout Loss

    Chris Ehorn Jr
    29 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    Raider Nation isn’t happy about Dennis Allen and the coaching staff. They are wondering why he is still coach, and why he was a better choice over former coach Hugh Jackson, who in his lone season went 8-8. Allen is only 8-28 in his 2+ seasons with the team. Here is the best reaction on […] The post Twitter Reacts to Coach Dennis Allen After Oakland Raiders Blowout Loss appeared first on Champs Nation.
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    Distinct Athlete

  • Giants vs. Pirates: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream, NL Wild Card Game Preview

    Distinct Athlete
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    Ben Margot/Associated Press What does slogging through a brutal 162-game schedule that spans the entirety of an American summer (and then some) The post Giants vs. Pirates: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream, NL Wild Card Game Preview appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • MLB Playoffs 2014: Schedule, Predictions for Wild Card Games

    Distinct Athlete
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    ED ZURGA/Associated Press The picture of the 2014 MLB playoffs is set—at least for now. Two single-elimination wild-card games are still to The post MLB Playoffs 2014: Schedule, Predictions for Wild Card Games appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • MLB Playoffs 2014: Schedule, Predictions for Wild Card Games

    Distinct Athlete
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    ED ZURGA/Associated Press The picture of the 2014 MLB playoffs is set—at least for now. Two single-elimination wild-card games are still to The post MLB Playoffs 2014: Schedule, Predictions for Wild Card Games appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Week 5 Waiver Wire: Top Pickups and Drops

    Distinct Athlete
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    Alex Brandon/Associated Press The NFL season is a quarter of the way over for most teams, and it just isn’t going according The post Week 5 Waiver Wire: Top Pickups and Drops appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Giants vs. Pirates: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream, NL Wild Card Game Preview

    Distinct Athlete
    30 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    Ben Margot/Associated Press What does slogging through a brutal 162-game schedule that spans the entirety of an American summer (and then some) The post Giants vs. Pirates: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream, NL Wild Card Game Preview appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
 
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    Other League

  • NHL Award Winners Predictions

    Robert Gritzer
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    As the NHL Preseason begins, people are swarming back to hockey that have been waiting patiently for months. In this article, I predict who will win awards that don’t involve voting. Art Ross Trophy The Art Ross Award is awarded to the player at the end of the NHL regular season, that has amassed the most points. Previous winners of this award have been Sidney Crosby, Martin St. Louis, and Evgeni Malkin. After a rough season with only 37 games played, I believe that Steven Stamkos will win the Art Ross Trophy. Stamkos had a phenomenal year after breaking his leg, scoring 40 points…
  • Diamondbacks Fire Kirk Gibson

    Alex Lowe
    26 Sep 2014 | 4:27 pm
    Remember just over a month ago when it was reported that the Arizona Diamondbacks would be bringing back manager Kirk Gibson despite an atrocious record this year? Well, it turns out that’s another great example of how you have to take all reports with a grain of salt until they’re actually official. That’s right, today Gibson was removed from his post as skipper of the Snakes. Honestly, this comes as no surprise considering not only does the team have the worst record in the majors this year, but it’s a stark dropoff from the 94 games they won in 2011 when Gibson was…
  • Next Man Up: The NFL’s Unfortunate Opportunities

    Cale Finta
    25 Sep 2014 | 5:01 am
    Question: What do Don Majkowski, Trent Green, Drew Bledsoe, and Tommy Maddox have in common? Answer: They were all starting quarterbacks who were injured during the regular season and who were ultimately unable to reclaim the starting spot from their backups. Their backups, by the way, were Brett Favre, Kurt Warner, Tom Brady, and Ben Roethlisberger, all of whom would eventually appear in multiple Super Bowls and end up hoisting the Lombardi Trophy. The point is, sometimes it takes an unfortunate injury for the best player on your team to see snaps. The quarterback position is particularly…
  • Eric Bledsoe Inks 5-Year Deal

    Alex Lowe
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:54 pm
    This NBA offseason has been yet another example of the perils of restricted free agency, and until now, Suns guard Eric Bledsoe seemed like the biggest victim. That has changed a bit, as he’s now signed a five-year, $70 million contract. That new contract is much closer to what he was asking than what the Suns were initially offering him. Chris Broussard reported that Bledsoe wanted the max, which was 5 years for $80 million. Sources: Suns offered Eric Bledsoe 4-year, $48 million contract. Bledsoe wants max of 5 years, $80 million. Sides far apart — Chris Broussard…
  • Kobe Bryant Looking To Buy An Italian Soccer Club

    Alex Lowe
    23 Sep 2014 | 11:28 am
    With Kobe Bryant’s career reaching its twilight years, and the Lakers looking worse than ever, it’s time for the NBA assassin to start looking at what his next move will be. It’s now being reported1 that Bryant is looking at purchasing Italian Serie B club Bologna FC 1909. The group Bryant may be involved with includes defense attorney Joe Tacopina and Montreal Impact owner Joey Saputo. It’s been reported that Kobe would be putting up around $450,000 for his share of the deal. Another report has surfaced saying that Bryant isn’t actually involved in the purchase,…
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  • Downstate Pride

    Bill O'Hare
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Long Island hockey will be represented this week in Buffalo by two of their best. Steven Ruggiero Jeremy Bracco Today, the hockey world will direct its collective focus to Buffalo, NY once again as top American talent will take the stage in the CCM/USA All American Prospects game.  The game will showcase the top 40 American born prospects eligible for the 2015 NHL entry draft. Thursday will mark the third annual game as the first was played in Buffalo in 2012, followed by Pittsburgh in 2013.  Jim Johannson, the executive director for USA hockey operations, is extremely excited…
  • 2014 Buffalo Sabres Player Profile: Cody Hodgson

    Bill O'Hare
    20 Sep 2014 | 11:06 am
    Sabres camp officially opened to the public yesterday and will be continuing throughout the next couple weeks.  As I sat there watching, nobody stuck out (predictably).  It takes a man with a long history and knowledge of the game to pinpoint tiny details that differentiate players.  I thought of topics to write about; Something that would hold the interest of readers rather than a simple wrap-up of what occurred.As young talent continues to build, it will be interesting to see what “veterans” survive the rebuild.  On February 27th 2012, Darcy Regier made a winning…
  • Miami Dolphins 10 Buffalo Bills 29

    Kevin Siskar
    14 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The Buffalo Bills beat the Miami Dolphins in Week 2 with a score of 10-29. An outstanding performance from the Buffalo Bills Defense and Special Teams. See all of the full highlights here from the game: Week 2 Highlights. 
  • Buffalo Sabres Coach Is Something Special

    Douglas Dicenzo
    14 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Ted Nolan To bring back a coach is special. Take for example when Ted Nolan was coach of the New York Islanders and he asked the team owner to bring back Al Arbour to coach one more game because statistically Coach Arbour was at 1499 games. It was set up for Al Arbour to come back behind the bench with Coach Nolan. Arbour was to be honored for helping architect four in a row Stanley Cup winning Islander teams and to reach the 1500 games coached plateau.No, the Sabres have not won any cups. They came close twice, but both those teams did not quite have enough to make it over the top. In the…
  • Buffalo Bills vs Chicago Bears Week 1 Recap

    Michael Okun
    13 Sep 2014 | 8:56 pm
    Bills 23        Bears 20It was time to see what kind of team we have and this first game was going to start to tell us the story. Preseason was long and had us not feeling great about our team, but we all knew that preseason meant squat and now is go time! The Bears kick off to us and just like preseason; Coach Marrone has C.J. Spiller back to receive the kick. I have stated my feelings on this being absolutely ridiculous and here we go again in our opener.  The ball goes out of bounds in the end zone. It was time to start our offensive season at the twenty.
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    T20 IPL INDIA 2015

  • Chennai (CSK) vs lahore (LIO) live score streaming prediction clt20

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:43 pm
    The 11th match of CLT20 2014 will be played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs (LIO) Lahore Lions.Watch the live score, streaming, preview, prediction here.Chennai Super Kings vs Lahore Lions match will almost decide the 2 teams from this group who will play the semi finals of the CLT20 2014. CLT20 has become an integral part of the International cricket calendar now. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Lahore Lions (LIO) Live score, Preview and Prediction   Overview of CLT20 2014 Match 11  CSK VS LL Teams  :-    Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Lahore Lions (LIO) Venue  :-  M.
  • CLT20 Kolkata (KKR) vs Perth live streaming score prediction

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    24 Sep 2014 | 1:05 am
    The Match 10 of the CLT20 2014  is between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) VS  (PER) Perth Scorchers. You can see the preview, live score, live streaming and prediction of KKR  vs PER  match here.  The live scores of the Kolkata Knight Riders and Perth Scorchers will help you to remain updated about the match.   Overview of CLT20 2014 Match 10 KKR VS PER Teams  :-   Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) VS  Perth Scorchers (PER) Venue  :-  Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad Date      :-    September 24, 8:00 PM Also see :-  Champions League CLT20 2014 schedule and…
  • CLT20 Hobart (HOB) vs Northern (NK) live score streaming prediction

    Anirban Bhattacharjee
    22 Sep 2014 | 12:37 pm
    The 9th match of the CLT20 2014 is between Hobart Hurricanes and Northern Knights . You can see the preview , live score,telecast,Broadcast and prediction of the Hobart Hurricanes (HOB) Vs (NK) Northern Knights match here. CLT20 2014 is getting interesting now.  Here is the preview of the match Overview of CLT20 2014 Match 9 HOB VS NK Teams  :-  Hobart Hurricanes (HOB) vs Northern Knights (NK) Venue  :-  Chhattisgarh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur Date    :- September 23, 8:00 PM Also see :-  Champions League CLT20 2014 schedule and fixture Northern Knights has been a…
  • CLt20 Chennai (CSK) Vs Dolphins Live Score Streaming Prediction

    sonesh
    22 Sep 2014 | 7:13 am
    CLT20 2014 Match 8 will be played between ipl chennai super kings (CSK) and Dolphins (DOL)..The match-8 clt20 2014 is between CSK vs DOL will be played at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on September 22, 8:00 PM. Both the teams have strong batting and bowling line up.The Clt20 2014 match are getting more excited day by day.Get the Live score, Playing 11, Prediction of today match csk vs dol.   Overview of CLT20 Match 8 Date & Time :-  September 22, 8:00 PM Teams :- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)  Vs Dolphins (DOL) Venue :- Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru Umpires :- Vineet…
  • Asian Games 2014 Host Venues Medals Live Streaming

    sonesh
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:35 am
    Asian Games are popularly known as Asiad is the multi sport event among the sporting nations of Asia and are held after every 4 years. Earlier these games were coordinated by AGF (Asian Games Federation) from first games in New Delhi in India till 1978. In 1982, the control was transferred to Olympic Council of Asia (OCA. These games are now recognized by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are second largest sporting event after Olympics. 9 nations have hosted the Asian Games so far and the last games were held in Guangzhous, China in year 2010.   Asian Games 2014 Host & Venue…
 
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    Royals Blue

  • Looking Back at Royals Predictions

    lukegoosen
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
      A look back into some of my predictions before the 2014 season, and some break down of how I fared in those predictions. It is interesting to go back in time, and attempt to put yourself in that mindset after you have seen what the outcome is. Hind sight is always 20/20     I think Billy Butler will bounce back Billy Butler has gotten his share of criticism for a lot of things over the years, and most of it rightfully so. He clogs the bases (understatement), and plays defense like a fence post with a glove nailed to it. The one thing, however, that was never in question was…
  • Electricity in the Air

    Walker
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:49 am
    Photo:Orlin Wagner/Associated Press   The official start to the postseason begins tonight at Kauffman Stadium.  But if you have been anywhere near the Kansas City area that is not news to you.  From the blue dyed fountains around the City to the Royals flags hung on light poles lining the city streets, this city is at a fever pitch!  Electricity is in the air, and the conductor is the Truman Sports Complex.  Starting with a ruckus pep-rally at the K yesterday afternoon, the parking lots began to fill up. Fans lined up to welcome back their postseason bound Royals, and watch them take…
  • Welcome Back To the Dance

    John Keeling
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Well, here we are. The day every Royals fan has been dreaming about for almost thirty years. The day where you could finally look at the box scores and see a little “z” next to our teams name indicating that The Royals have clinched a playoff spot. I suspect today is somewhat challenging and confusing for most Royals fans. We are in unfamiliar place with an uncertain future lying ahead. Questions like “what’s next?” and “where do we go from here?” confound us and the answers may be just as murky. While we ponder these questions know this, there are some certainties. The Royals…
  • Royals End Regular Season on Winning Note

    Sarah Davis
    28 Sep 2014 | 2:51 pm
    I guess the Royals decided that they didn’t need to show up after they clinched a spot in the playoffs. They’re wrong, and wasted a perfectly good opportunity to force a game 163, but if you think about it, maybe a game 163 wouldn’t be the greatest thing for the Royals. Ned Yost would’ve used James Shields for game 163, and Jason Vargas for the wildcard game. I shudder when I think about Jason Vargas pitching in an elimination game. In the month of September, Vargas has a 6.57 ERA in five starts. But that’s all a moot point now. Today, the Royals got win number 89 thanks to a…
  • Party Like it’s 1985

    KCSportsNation
    28 Sep 2014 | 11:06 am
    “We Ready” played over the locker room speakers on the south side of Chicago. Yes, Kansas City – the players and fans alike – are ready for postseason baseball. THE ROYALS ARE GOING TO THE PLAYOFFS for the first time in 29 years, ending the longest playoff drought in North America. And, channeling my inner Rex, it’s a beautiful thing! It’s been 10,561 days since and 4,968 games since Darrel Motley caught the final out in right field in Game 7 of the 1985 World Series and the iconic George Brett-Brett Saberhagen embrace – I was four years old. I told myself that they would make…
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    Pakistan Tribune » Sports

  • Kansas City Chiefs vs New England Patriots: Date, Time, Live Score & Streaming

    Sohail Zafar
    29 Sep 2014 | 7:35 am
    The Kansas City Chiefs would welcome New England Patriots (1-2) at Arrowhead Stadium in a primetime matchup on Monday Night Football. The Patriots is coming off an ugly 16-9 triumph over the Oakland Raiders and face a gigantic encounter in playing at one of the league’s most intimidating environments in Arrowhead Stadium For the second time in three games, Patriots have failed to achieve 300 yards of offense and scored just one touchdown in four red zone shots. They might be ogling at a 1-2 record if not for their defense, which kept the Raiders out of the end zone and forced a key…
  • West Brom 4-0 Burnley: Premier League Live

    Ghazanfar Shah
    28 Sep 2014 | 9:50 am
    West Brom Vs Burnley Date: Sunday, 28 September Venue: The Hawthorns The crucial Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion (WBA) and Burnley is underway at The Hawthorns. This is first top-flight meeting between the two sides. Click Here for Live Streaming The hosts came into this game the back of two consecutive victories in all competitions. After handing a shock defeat to Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart, West Brom claimed a 3-2 victory over Hull City in the third round of Capital One Cup on Wednesday. Burnley FC, meanwhile, have drawn their last three league clashes without a…
  • EPL 2014/15: West Brom Vs Burnley Live Score & Commentary

    Ghazanfar Shah
    28 Sep 2014 | 8:02 am
    West Brom Vs Burnley Date: Sunday, 28 September Venue: The Hawthorns Burnley will face West Brom at The Hawthorns on Sunday, pursuing their first Premier League triumph of the new season. This will be first top-flight meeting between the two sides. The visitors are penetrating into the coming contest having drawn their last three league clashes without a goal. They have scored only one goal in this Premier League season so far and conceded only three. Click Here for Live Streaming The Baggies head into the game on the back of two consecutive victories. After handing a shock defeat to…
  • EPL: West Brom Vs Burnley Free Live Streaming

    Ghazanfar Shah
    28 Sep 2014 | 7:52 am
    West Brom will be hoping to continue their positive run of form when they host Burnley FC at The Hawthorns on Sunday. The host are penetrating into the game on the back of two consecutive victories. After handing a shock defeat to Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart, West Brom claimed a 3-2 victory over Hull City in the third round of Capital One Cup on Wednesday. “It was fantastic to build on a really good result at Tottenham and really important that the players who played on Wednesday gave me things to think about.” West Brom manager Alan Irvine shared his selection concerns ahead…
  • Oppo CLT20 2014: KXIP vs COB Live Score, Ball by Ball Commentary & Streaming

    Sohail Zafar
    28 Sep 2014 | 6:02 am
    Kings XI Punjab would be looking to plug away the winning momentum when they take on Cape Cobras in their final group match of Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 in Mohali on Sunday. Punjab, the runners-up of IPL 2014, continued to demonstrate their attacking brand of cricket in this competition and won their first three games to occupy top position in Group B standing. They are penetrating into this contest on the back of an overwhelming 120-run win over Northern Districts. Punjab would be looking to present another flamboyant batting and clinical bowling show in their last group game ahead…
 
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    The Unprofessional Football League

  • The NFL To Use New Tactics To Get Rid of Redskins

    Ben Wheeler
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:39 am
    New York — The NFL employs new tactics to get rid of the Redskins Roger Goodell announced yesterday that since Dan Snyder refuses to change the Washington Redskins name, he will be employing new tactics to tackle the team’s name. “I was looking through my daughter’s history textbook” Goodell stated “And I discovered how the original Europeans got rid of the original Redskins, good ole Small Pox!” Starting next season, the NFC East will have 5 teams. The new team being added is Roger Goodell’s personal team, the Salem Small Pox’s. “I can’t think of a better way to slowly…
  • Tom Crabtree

    Caleb Jackson
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:50 am
    Packers’ QB, Aaron Rogers, had accused Tom Crabtree via Twitter of what everyone assumed was a big joke. He outed the former teammate as a die-hard Nickelback fan, suggesting that at one point, Crabtree had even written the group a letter. While jokes were made and laughs were had, Nickelback drummer, Chad Adair, has released the letter. Adair recalled finding the fan mail, “It was just sitting there… In the pile of hate mail. We kinda gave up on checking for fan mail, but the glitter caught my attention, so I grabbed it.” Inside the decorative envelope, Adair found a twelve page…
  • Special Report with Dr. James Andrews

    Bobby
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Special Report: Dr. James Andrews Known as one of the best sports surgeons in the USA, Dr James Andrews of often called upon when athletes in the NFL need surgery. The UPFL sat down for an exclusive interview with Dr Andrews to learn about his past and how athletes seem to be coming back from surgery quicker than ever. UPFL: So Dr. Andrews, where did you receive your medical training? Dr. Andrews: That is a great question. I actually went to a small school that very few have heard, Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters. I was recruited at a very young age, when I was about 6. I remember it…
  • Jaguars Introduce Innovative New Defense

    Corey Green
    28 Sep 2014 | 8:08 am
    The Jacksonville Jaguars introduced their new defensive scheme for the 2014 season, and it is going exactly as planned. They are calling it “Let’s Just Try not to get Sued.” Their plan is to do everything they can to not hit, tackle, or even touch the other team. So far this year they have allowed 119 points through only three games, and the team could not be happier. Owner Shahid Kahn came up with the scheme shortly after the NFL was sued by former players for long-term concussion symptoms. Kahn went on to say, “Listen. We’re the Jaguars for crying out loud. Nobody attends our…
  • Good Luck Jordan Staal, Break a Leg!

    Sam Cole
    26 Sep 2014 | 11:59 am
    Alternate captain, Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes, took well wishers literally on Tuesday nights exhibition game against the Buffalo Sabres. Apparently, after repeated wishes of luck for his performance, Staal decided to give the fans exactly what they were suggesting. Jordan Staal broke the lower portion of his right leg after his skate got caught on the ice, following a check. Details surrounding his recovery or how long he will be out for, are still completely up in the air. However, the Carolina Hurricanes have not made it in the postseason for five years. They are going to need…
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    Overtime

  • Teddy Bridgewater Hurts Ankle (Video)

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

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

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

    Dan Soden
    28 Sep 2014 | 4:21 pm
    Turn down for Watt…. J.J. Watt is out there earning every penny of his new contract. Watt took this E.J Manuel gift and ran it back for his first defensive touchdown of the season, his second touchdown altogether.    The post J.J. Watt Returns E.J Manuel Interception for TD (Video) appeared first on Overtime.
  • UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso Results

    Alex Ramirez
    27 Sep 2014 | 9:33 pm
    After many line up shuffles that saw two main events cancelled UFC 178 finally took place on Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The card as a whole was filled with action and proved to be one of the top events of the year. The event saw the return of Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano from injuries and also saw multiple time lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez make his promotional debut. The pay-per-view was headlined by Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson as he put his title on the line against Chirs Cariaso. Results for the card are below. Main Card (Seen on…
 
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    Trampoline Reviews 101

  • Trampoline Reviews: Little Tikes 7’ Trampoline

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

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

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

    admin
    3 Jun 2014 | 8:07 pm
    Skywalker 15 ft Trampoline with Enclosure – Quality Materials and Excellent Engineering for Incredible Outdoor Fun The Skywalker 15 ft trampoline with enclosure will make sure your kids are entertained in your yard as long as the weather is good. However, the trampoline is not only about entertainment: it is a development toy that will … Continue reading »
  • Trampoline Reviews: AlleyOop 14′ VariableBounce Trampoline with integrated Safety Enclosure

    admin
    5 May 2014 | 7:25 am
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  • Fixing Man Utd’s Problem Should Be Easy For Van Gaal

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

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

    Ismail N
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:59 am
    This video was recorded back in June 2014. It shows the Professional Bowlers Association‘s (PBA) number one ranked bowler, Jason Belmonte team up with those crazy guys from Dude Perfect to create this compilation of incredible bowling trick shots. It shows, among other, some impossible spare-making shots, shots that narrowly miss people and strikes in very difficult courses. I think you’d enjoy watching this six minutes video, especially if you are one of the bowlers that are currently participating in UMS Kota Kinabalu International Open 10-Pin Bowling Tournament and waiting for…
  • UMS Kota Kinabalu International Open 10-Pin Bowling Tournament

    Ismail N
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:22 pm
    In my previous posting, I mentioned about the upcoming bowling tournament at CPS Bowl Kota Kinabalu. It is organised by University Malaysia Sabah (UMS), hence the tournament is named “UMS Kota Kinabalu International Open 10-Pin Bowling Tournament“. Top bowlers from around the country and several world class bowlers from Europe and Asia are expected to participate. 2011 PBA Tournament of Champions’s winner, Mika Koivuneimi will also be here. Currently the qualification round is still ongoing. The scores posted are quite high. Local bowlers are working hard to qualify for the…
  • The English Premier League Football

    Ismail N
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Sitting on my couch, in front of the tv on Saturday nights can be quite boring when there is no live premier league football to watch. That’s why I’m starting to feel like a little kid on the eve of Raya knowingly that in just a few more hours, The English Premier League will be back and there’s no better way to kick start the new season than with my beloved, Manchester United, as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in an early kick-off match at 7.45pm (Malaysian time). Malaysian Red Devils can tune to Astro, Channel 810 tonight and watch the beginning of a new era…
 
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  • Buckeyes Football News: Former Ohio State Recruit Darian Roseboro Decommits From Michigan

    Clark Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:46 pm
    Buckeyes Football News: Former Ohio State Recruit Darian Roseboro Decommits From MichiganSep 30, 2014 Can’t get enough Buckeyes football news and rumors? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! A former Ohio State Buckeyes recruit officially decommitted from the Michigan Wolverines on Monday, adding to the malaise currently surrounding Ohio State’s most-hated rival. That player is Darian Roseboro, a four-star defensive end (6’4″, 285 lbs) out of Lincolnton, N.C.: RT @DarianRoseboro: I have officially decommitted from the university of Michigan — Nick…
  • Raiders Rumors: McKenzie Out, Jon Gruden Return The Next Steps For Oakland?

    Clark Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:28 pm
    Raiders Rumors: McKenzie Out, Jon Gruden Return The Next Steps For Oakland?Sep 30, 2014 Can’t get enough Raiders rumors and news? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! With Dennis Allen barely out the door as Oakland Raiders head coach, one Bay Area writer believes that Allen’s departure is only the first necessary move for the team to rebuild itself at its core. In the eyes of Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, the time is now to let GM Reggie McKenzie go, then take a run at former Raiders head man Jon Gruden: Remember, Allen was McKenzie’s hire, and…
  • Michigan AD Dave Brandon Releases Late Night Statement, Apologizes For Handling Of Shane Morris Concussion

    Clark Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:09 pm
    Michigan AD Dave Brandon Releases Late Night Statement, Apologizes For Handling Of Shane Morris ConcussionSep 30, 2014 Michigan Wolverines athletic director Dave Brandon released a statement at 1:00am EST Tuesday morning taking responsibility for “a serious lack of communication that led to confusion on the sideline” on Saturday. That confusion would ultimately lead to QB Shane Morris returning to play with a (according to Brandon) then-undiagnosed mild concussion. Here is the full statement, courtesy of The Michigan Daily: Ultimate responsibility for the health and safety of our…
  • Report: Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie To Choose From Three Candidates For Interim Coach

    Clark Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:54 pm
    Report: Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie To Choose From Three Candidates For Interim CoachSep 30, 2014 Can’t get enough Raiders news and rumors? Be sure to download our 5-star iPhone app today! The Oakland Raiders fired head coach Dennis Allen over the phone on Thursday without a clear choice for interim coach in place. Per ESPN’s Ed Werder, general manager Reggie McKenzie will choose between three on-staff options for the team’s head coach for the remainder of 2014: Source: GM Reggie McKenzie informed Dennis Allen he was being fired in a phone call. Three candidates: Tony…
  • The Raiders Fired Dennis Allen Over The Phone And Twitter Exploded

    Clark Mitchell
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:48 pm
    The Raiders Fired Dennis Allen Over The Phone And Twitter ExplodedSep 30, 2014 Perhaps his 8-28 record with the team wasn’t enough for him to get a face-to face meeting. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie fired head coach Dennis Allen on Monday night via a good old-fashioned telephone call: The #Raiders fired Dennis Allen tonight over the phone. Really. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 30, 2014 Of course Twitter had a field day  with that news: Yes the Raiders informed Dennis Allen he is fired over the phone rather than…
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  • Championship Week 6 Preview & Betting Tips

    Cookie
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:14 am
    Cookie took profit on both last weekend and this week’s midweek fixtures in the Championship, and he’s convinced about a few games with big plays this weekend. Cookie has a bigger stake available this weekend due to midweek winners - so is staking approx £12,000 this weekendWatford v Bournemouth I’ve been quite sweet about the chances of Bournemouth in their last two games, and they have let me down on both occasions, and this is very much a case of twice bitten thrice shy for me. Watford are without Troy Deeney and Fernando Foresieri, so are missing options up front (those two…
  • Premier League Week 5 Preview & Betting Tips

    Cookie
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:54 am
    Last weekend’s results saw over a 10% profit on advised stakes in the Premier League and with the season running well into profit, what does Cookie have up his sleeve this week for you lucky punters?QPR v Stoke Whilst I understand each team has a quota that live television has to meet, it does seem that rather a lot of them are coming early in the season. And this weekend’s early live match in the premier league brings us a stinker in QPR vs Stoke. There isn’t much to get excited about here, and especially if you are a QPR fan, they have been conceding goals in chunks and…
  • Championship Week 6 Midweek Preview & Betting Tips

    Cookie
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:49 am
    After another profitable weekend Cookie takes a look into the midweek Championship Football fixtures, this time with a 12,000 balance available due to the success of weekend bet selections on Game of Odds.Birmingham v Sheffield Wednesday Two teams struggling for wins here, but Birmingham will be disappointed with their poor start to the season. Given the teams they have played, their points tally is poor, and a battle is on for them. Early indications are that Wednesday should be a mid-table side, with a squeak of a playoff place. Lee Novak is a doubt for Birmingham whilst Kieran Lee is a…
  • Championship Week 5 Preview & Betting Tips

    Cookie
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    Game of Odds Football tipster Cookie takes a look at the Weekend of Championship Football ahead and seeks the best value on the betting markets.Birmingham v Leeds Two poor teams probably treat us to a fairly drab affair to sky sports opening to the weekend as the early kick off see’s two of the worst teams in the league go head to head in what could be a very important 3 points for one team. Birmingham have won only one of their last 10 league games, Leeds have had only 10 shots on target this season in their 5 games. These teams only have 7 goals and a -10 goal difference between them…
  • Premier League Week 4 Preview & Betting Tips

    Cookie
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:43 am
    Premier League Football Week 4 fixture preview and betting tips. A break even weekend during the last round of fixtures means that Cookies selections this season have been profitable, but after the international break, what value is there in the Premier League this week?Arsenal v Manchester City Last season these big matches were the Achilles heel of an Arsenal team that struggled against the top club; that said they did draw this fixture last season and Arsenal can take heart from having beaten City in this seasons community shield. Form Study: It’s been a tricky start to the season…
 
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  • IBPA CEO Charles Bennett’s Podcast Interview with Fit Across Cultures

    Charles Bennett
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Fit Across Cultures‘ podcast interview with IBPA CEO Charles Bennett discusses the overseas basketball industry and the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal.   You can listen to the interview here Fit Across Cultures Podcast Interview of Charles Bennett, or see the original post here.… Read More
  • IBPA Teams up with Fit Across Cultures to Provide Support for Professional Athletes Abroad

    Charles Bennett
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:53 am
    Susan Salzbrenner, Founder of Fit Across Cultures The IBPA is excited to team up with Susan Salzbrenner and Fit Across Cultures. Fit Across Cultures aims to support professional athletes, coaches, and student athletes abroad. Susan has a background in organizational and clinical psychology (M.A.) and a certification as an intercultural trainer. She regularly trains, coaches, and writes about intercultural communication, sports psychology […]
  • Image Rights Contracts: How they cost Players tax money and why Players shouldn’t sign them

    Charles Bennett
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Image Rights Contracts Cost Players Taxes Image rights contracts increase players’ taxes, and teams can breach them without any liability to the player. Over the last ten or so years many European teams have begun signing players to image rights contracts in addition to the players’ salary contracts. Teams get significant tax advantages from image […]
  • @SportsTao Podcast Interview with IBPA CEO Charles Bennett

    Charles Bennett
    3 Sep 2014 | 11:40 am
    Sports Tao, http://sportstao.com Troy Kirby the owner of SportsTao.com recently interviewed IBPA CEO Charles Bennett about the ins and outs of the world of international basketball. View the article here, or listen by clicking here: Ep. 383 – Charles Bennett (CEO, International Players Association)   Troy has interviewed nearly 400 sports professionals since October 2012 because he […]
  • BFSN Law wins Texas Supreme Court case on behalf of Anonymous Internet Blogger

    Charles Bennett
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:58 am
    BFSN Law’s Shelly Skeen wins case on behalf of Anonymous Internet Blogger The Texas Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of requiring Texas trial courts to determine that they would have personal jurisdiction over the prospective defendant before ordering pre-suit discovery under Rule 202. The ruling can be viewed here.   BFSN Law’s Shelly Skeen argued in front […]
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  • High-Octane Charleston Keeps it Perfect

    Dana Becker
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:44 am
    If you like fast-paced, high-octane offense, you should check out the University of Charleston’s men’s soccer team in the Division II ranks.Currently, the BR-3 Golden Eagles are a perfect 8-0, averaging 5.29 goals per game – best in all of Div. II and second-most in all of men’s soccer regardless of size. That includes a 13-0 victory over Shepherd University earlier this year and a recent 5-0 shutout over Wheeling Jesuit University.As one might expect, Charleston spreads the wealth around in terms of goals, but no one has done it better – or more often –…
  • D2 Men’s Soccer Top 25 Scores – Week Ending 9/28

    BennettRank
    29 Sep 2014 | 11:34 am
    D2 Men’s Soccer Top 25 Recaps- Week Ending 9/28DATEBRTEAM1BRTEAM2SCORERESULT09/241S’thern NH172St. Anselm6-0Win09/271S’thern NH71Adelphi3-1Win09/242Young Harris124S.C. Aiken5-0Win09/272Young Harris11Flagler1-0Win09/263Quincy111Missouri S&T4-0Win09/283Quincy28Drury3-2Win09/244Charleston (WV)104Wheeling Jesuit5-0Win09/274Charleston (WV)147Seton Hill5-1Win09/275Lynn14Tampa2-1Win09/246Saint Leo96Eckerd2-1Win09/276Saint Leo63Nova Southeastern2-0Win09/257Mercyhurst72Dist. Columbia4-0Win09/277Mercyhurst55Cedarville2-0Win09/278Rollins33Florida Tech2-3Loss09/269Midwestern…
  • D2 Men’s Soccer Biggest Movers – Week Ending 9/28

    BennettRank
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:49 am
    Each week we will be posting the teams who jumped the most spots in the D2 Men’s soccer rankings. The beginning of the season always elicits a fair share of early, drastic movement. Keep track of these early risers to see if they settle in as contenders or pretenders later on in the season.On the RiseBRTEAMLAST BRCHANGECTDSRPIRECSOSHS46Cal Poly Pomona70246-0-16598126Pfeiffer149234-31388086Philadelphia U.107214-3-112871148Mont. St. Billings169211-3-3965595Northwest Nazarene115206-19689155Georgian Court175203-3-21787723St. Edward’s41185-2-1238556Coker74182-4-2574762Fort Hays…
  • D2 Men’s Soccer Rankings – Week Ending 9/28

    BennettRank
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:21 am
    D2 Men’s Soccer Rankings – Week Ending 9/28 LAST WEEK'S BIG MOVERS LAST WEEK'S BIG MOVERS BRTEAMLAST BRCHANGECTDSRPIRECSOSHS46Cal Poly Pomona70246-0-1659886Philadelphia U.107214-3-11287195Northwest Nazarene115206-1968956Coker74182-4-2574762Fort Hays St.80184-3-118347View All RankingsBennettRank Top 25BRTEAMLAST BRCHANGECTDSRPIRECSOSHS1S’thern NH107-092942Young Harris206-0-139973Charleston (WV)418-041964Quincy3-19-055895Mercyhurst727-238716Lynn5-16-131697Saint Leo6-14-0-211738Regis (CO)1686-149719Notre Dame (OH)1016-2348110Rockhurst1335-2317111Midwestern…
  • Streaking Stanislaus Suffers CCAA Upset

    Ted Sillanpaa
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    Cal State Stanislaus had held BR-2 for weeks entering Sunday’s California College Athletic Association match against a .500 Cal State-Monterey Bay team.The home-standing Otters got a goal from Kristen Womack in the 62nd minute to spark a staggering, 1-0, upset of the Warriors.“Both teams played very well and unfortunately for us, Monterey Bay made one more play than we did today,” said Warriors’ head coach Gabriel Bolton. “You have to give Monterey full credit for an outstanding performance.”Coach Erin Reinke’s squad improved to 4-3-0 overall and 1-1-0 in the CCAA. Stanislaus…
 
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  • ISIS Releases Third Video Of A British Journalist John Cantlie As He Blasts President Obama For His Tactics In Iraq And Syria

    29 Sep 2014 | 4:28 pm
    The third video of a British journalist,John Cantlie,held hostage for two years now by Islamist terrorists ISIS has been released by ISIS.   In the video,he blasted U.S President Barack Obama for his approach to ISIS in Iraq and Syria.He attacked Obama's method of using U.S-led air strikes,Kurdish and Iraqi ground forces against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil).In the video,he said:"Air power is good at taking out specific targets but it is not good at taking and holding ground.""For that you need effective and disciplined troops and it's hard to see how this…
  • Bangladesh Police Arrest A British Citizen Suspected Of Recruiting Miltants For Militant Groups Like ISIL-linked Daesh

    29 Sep 2014 | 3:49 pm
    A British citizen suspected of entering Dhaka with ulterior motive of recruiting militants for militant groups like ISIL-linked Daesh has been arrested by Bangladesh police.  The suspect named Samiun Rahman of Bangladeshi origin, was arrested on Sunday midnight after being picked up from a railway station.He confessed coming to Bangladesh to recruit members to IS.Dhaka police said:“During primary interrogation, he told police he was staying in Bangladesh to recruit jihadists for the IS and Nusra brigade (an affiliate of Al Qaida)."“He further disclosed he took part in jihadi…
  • Notorious Canadian Man Who Killed And Dismembered His Chinese Lover Accepts Killing And Sending Her Body Parts To Schools And Political Parties Around The Country

    29 Sep 2014 | 2:04 pm
    A Canadian man, Luka Magnotta,who killed and dismembered his Chinese lover has accepted killing the Chinese.  After killing her in 2012,he mailed her body parts to schools and political parties around the country. His lawyer described him as being schizophrenic in the court.  In connection with the slaying of engineering student Jun Lin in 2012,he faced Quebec Superior Court Justice Guy Cournoyer today,Monday,29th September,2014.  Defense attorney Luc Leclair answering questions in the court said:"The issue of whether Mr. Magnotta is exempt from criminal responsibility will be…
  • Iran Hangs 37-yr Old Man For Heresy

    29 Sep 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Iran has executed a 37-year-old man, Mohsen Amir-Aslani ,after he was found guilty of heresy and insulting prophet Jonah.  According to his family,he was arrested 9-yrs ago after having psychotherapy and also recited and gave his own interpretation of Qur’an.Authorities found his activities guilty of heresy.He was executed last week by hanging after his actions were described as 'new innovations in the religion and spreading corruption on earth.'  A source who spoke with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI) said:“Mohsen held sessions in his own house…
  • Two Germans Kidnapped By Al-Qaeda Linked Islamist Militants In Philippines Beg For Their Life After The Group Threatens To Behead One Of Them

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:49 am
    After some days Islamist militants in Philippines threaten to kill two Getmans,two Germans doctor Stefan Okonek and Henrike Dielen kidnapped by Islamist militants in southern Philippines in April have begged publicly for their release over the radio.  The two Germans, Stefan Okonek, a doctor in his early 70s, and Henrike Dielen, in her mid-50s were kidnapped at a gunpoint from a yacht between Malaysian Borneo and the southern Philippines in April.  According to the Abu Sayyaf group,German government should stop backing U.S over its air strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and has…
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  • Liverpool With Other 6 May Face FFP Breach

    Biplav Sharma
    25 Sep 2014 | 11:41 pm
    With the investigation going on the European clubs may face the financial fair play rule breach. According to Oliver Kay of The times of London Uefa statement on investigating apparent FFP breaches by #LFC, Inter, Roma, Sporting, Monaco, Beskitas, Krasnodar pic.twitter.com/SKWi07yNY9 — Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) September 25, 2014 Brendan Rodgers has backed Financial Fair Play pushed by UEFA :(as per reporters of Liverpool Echo) Rodgers: “We are great advocates of FFP. Brilliant to get go ahead to get more supporters into Anfield. Great news for the club.” — James Pearce…
  • Marvan Atapattu Named Head Coach Of Srilankan Cricket Team

    Baibhav Pandey
    24 Sep 2014 | 9:45 am
    Former captain Marvan Atapattu became Sri Lanka’s first full-time local coach in 15 years after he was put in charge of the national cricket team on Wednesday. The executive committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has “unanimously approved and appointed” Atapattu with immediate effect, the SLC said in a statement without revealing terms and tenure of the appointment some five months before next year’s 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Following the resignation of Englishman Paul Farbrace in April, 43-year-old Atapattu was named the interim coach of the team…
  • Wayne Rooney Hits Back at Critics of Louis Van Gaal and Manchester United

    Curved Alley
    24 Sep 2014 | 9:34 am
    Wayne Rooney has “no doubts” Manchester United will go on to be successful under Louis van Gaal despite the Red Devils currently toiling in 12th place after winning just one of their five Premier League matches this season. United are also out of the Capital One Cup and have no European football to enjoy after finishing seventh last campaign. Van Gaal‘s installation as manager has brought in world-class players—with Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao among those joining the club—but hasn’t improved results that were also failing under David Moyes. Continue Reading…
  • Nepalese prodigy sets lofty ambitions

    Curved Alley
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:40 am
    While the majority of participants entered the recent 2014 AFC U-16 Championship seeking to make a name for themselves, Bimal Magar was heralded as an established star prior to the competition. The talented Nepal forward, who is plying his trade with the U-19 side of Anderlecht, had already tasted significant international experience before the Asian campaign. Despite being just 16, he has already represented his country at nearly every age level. He began his international career with the U-14 national team, before graduating into the U-17 and U-23 sides. Continue Reading at FIFA.com>>
  • Qatar will not host WC 2022 : Theo Zwanziger

    Biplav Sharma
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:08 am
    Fifa Executive committee member Theo Zwanziger has told that World Cup of 2022 is not going to be hosted by Qatar due to scorching temperature at the Middle East. “I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar,” the German told Sport Bild on Monday. “Medics say that they cannot accept responsibility with a World Cup taking place under these conditions,” he added. While those on the Qatari organising committee have consistently stated a summer tournament is viable thanks to the development of cooling technologies to be used at…
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  • Cat Zingano vs Ronda Rousey Set for UFC 182

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

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

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

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

    Bobby Bernstein
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:31 pm
    The UFC has suspended light heavyweight fighter Anthony Johnson indefinitely following allegations of domestic abuse and a restraining order that has been filed against him, preventing him from contact with the mother of his two children. According to Bloody Elbow, A report surfaced early Friday alleging threats and abuse from Johnson. The mother of his two children (we don’t know her name, sorry) gave a statement to police alleging that “Rumble” Johnson hit her in the face and knocked out two of her teeth, and detailed numerous verbal altercations. The UFC will use a…
 
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  • Book North East United FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014

    indialive
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:03 am
    Book North East United FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: In the Early days of 2014 it was said that the All India Football Federation and IMG- Reliance will be bidding for the Franchise of all the nine teams of the Indian Super League along with the North East United FC Football Team. Later it was declared that the John Abraham will be bidding for the franchise of the North East United FC Team. Now the owner of the North East United FC Indian Super League Team is John Abraham and the co-owner of the team is I- League Club Shillong lajong. The North East United FC Team is…
  • Book Mumbai City FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014

    indialive
    24 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    Book Mumbai City FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: The Mumbai City FC Football Team is owned by the Bollywood’s Famous Actor Ranbir Kapoor. The co-owner of the team is Bimal Parekh. As the All India Football Federation and IMG- Reliance said that they will not Bid for the Franchise for the eight teams of the Indian Super League so the Ranbir Kapoor and Co-owner Bimal Parekh made the bid for the Mumbai City FC Team and won the Bidding. Mumbai City FC Indian Super League Team looks stronger than the any other team. The players of the team of Mumbai are very Expirenced and…
  • Book Kerala Blasters FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014

    indialive
    24 Sep 2014 | 5:49 am
    Book Kerala Blasters FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: The Kerala Blasters FC Football Team is the Indian Super League Team. In Early 2014 it was said that the only football Federation in India i.e. All India Football Federation India and IMG- Reliance will only make bid for the eight teams of the nine Teams for the Upcoming Indian Super League. But afterwards it was declared that All India Football Federation and IMG-Reliance will not make a Bid for the Teams. Then the Cricketing Legend and the God of Cricket Made the Bid for the Kerala Blasters FC Team and became the…
  • Book FC Goa Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014

    indialive
    24 Sep 2014 | 4:55 am
    Book FC Goa Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: FC Goa Football Team is owned by the chairman and Managing Director of Videocon Industries Venugopal dhoot. Also the other co-owners of the FC Goa Team are the goa local Businessman Dattaraj Salgaocar and Shrinivas dempo. In the early days of the 2014 it was said that the all India football federation which is the only National Football Federation in India and the MIG- Reliance would be going to bid for the eight teams among the nine teams. But later in 2014 it was announced that the Videocon Industries has won the Bidding for the…
  • Book Delhi Dynamos FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014

    indialive
    23 Sep 2014 | 11:07 pm
    Book Delhi Dynamos FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: The Delhi Dynamos FC Football Team is been Owned by the DEN Networks of Delhi. First it was declared that the IMG-Reliance is going to Bid for the eight Teams of Indian Super League amongst nine Teams but later it was announced that the Delhi Dynamos FC Team is owned by the DEN Networks. The owner network of the team Delhi Dynamos FC Indian Super League is basically the India’s leading cable TV Company which has its network across almost 11 million houses in many cities and states across all over the India.  The DEN…
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  • [HD] Kerala Blasters Theme Full HD Video Song, Lyrics ISL 2014

    piyush
    30 Sep 2014 | 6:54 am
    [HD] Kerala Blasters Theme Full HD Video Song, Lyrics ISL 2014: The India Super League (ISL) is going to start from October 12th, 2014. This Indian Super League is going too held in India. Indian Super League is also known as Hero Indian Super League as the Hero Company is sponsoring this football tournament League in 2014. As is ISL 2014 total eight teams are going to participating from different cites name as Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kochi, Chennai, Guwahati, Kolkata and Goa this football league is playing first time and all wants to win this Indian Super League (ISL) title for their cities.
  • Book North East United FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014

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    24 Sep 2014 | 7:27 am
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    24 Sep 2014 | 6:35 am
    Book Mumbai City FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: The Famous Bollywood Actor and son of Rishi Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor is the Owner of the Mumbai City FC Indian Super League Team. The Co-owner of the Team is Bimal Parekh. The Cricketing God Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was willing to own the Franchise of the Mumbai City FC Team but the actor won the bid and Became owner of the Mumbai City FC Football Team. The owners Ranbir Kapoor and Bimal Parekh made a Bid for the Players and they took 25 Players on their side amongst them 11 Players are International Players. The name…
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    24 Sep 2014 | 6:05 am
    Book Kerala Blasters FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: The Kerala Blasters FC Indian Super League Team is owned by the Cricketing Master Blaster and the God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar. The co-owner of the team is the Prasad V Potluri the Chairman and the managing Director of the PVP Ventures. PVP Ventures is the company which makes investment in Media Sports and Entertainment. The Sachin Tendulkar and Prasad V Potluri made the Bid for the International Players and they managed to get 12 Players on Their Side. These 12 Players are David James, Cedric Hengbart, Raphael…
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    23 Sep 2014 | 11:29 pm
    Book Delhi Dynamos FC Tickets Online for Indian Super League (ISL) 2014: The Delhi Dynamos FC Indian Super League team is owned by DEN Networks which are the leading cable TV Distributer in India.DEN Networks have provided the cable Networks all over India in many cities and states with over eleven million subscribers of their TV Cable. The DEN networks and the other co-owners of the Delhi Dynamos FC Team made a bid for the International players and they got 12 International Players in their Team. The Delhi Dynamos FC Football Team has made a tie-up with the Dutch Legends that have Feyenoord…
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  • Money off all courses with Freedom Divers in October

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

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

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

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

    Nina
    12 Jun 2014 | 3:40 am
    What’s the diving like in Phuket during low season? I often get asked this question, simple answer “it’s awesome”, and I will tell you why… With the diverse range of marine life and the number of different dive sites it doesn’t matter whether you are doing your first Discover Scuba Dive or 100th dive, you are sure to love your scuba diving day trip in Phuket, there is something for everyone. A number of boats go to all the different dive sites each day during low season in Phuket, so you have a wide choice of where you want to go. Some sites are better for…
 
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