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  • Pierce, Clippers have deal in place, sources say - TOP
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:19 pm
    Pierce, Clippers have deal in place, sources say
  • DeMarre Carroll Leaves Atlanta For Toronto, Is Getting Paid

    Nick Martin
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:33 am
    DeMarre Carroll has joined Pero Antic as the second former Atlanta Hawk to elect to play on foreign soil for the upcoming season.Read more...
  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 16

    Sports Central | Articles and Columns
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:19 am
    Kyle Busch charged late to win the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma, while older brother Kurt took second place. Ten drivers now have wins as the series heads to Daytona. Check out SC's power rankings!
  • Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade (Yahoo Sports)

    Yahoo Sports - Top News
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:04 pm
    Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity. All the goals - 181 of them while wearing a leaf on the front of his sweater - failed to turn Toronto into a contender or quiet the critics who wondered whether the talented forward cared enough or worked hard enough to justify his status as one of the elite players in the NHL. ''He was always the guy, he was a guy that was blamed when things weren't going well, and he doesn't have to be the guy here,'' Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford said.
  • Hawks keep Millsap with 3-year, $59M contract

    Sports News :
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:49 pm
    Hawks keep Millsap with 3-year, $59M contract
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  • DeMarre Carroll Leaves Atlanta For Toronto, Is Getting Paid

    Nick Martin
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:33 am
    DeMarre Carroll has joined Pero Antic as the second former Atlanta Hawk to elect to play on foreign soil for the upcoming season.Read more...
  • Phil Kessel Traded To Pittsburgh

    Barry Petchesky
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:31 am
    With NHL free agency an hour old, the biggest move is a trade: the Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Phil Kessel from the Maple Leafs for...well, from the Leafs’ point of view, it’s not really about what they got in exchange. But let’s see anyway:Read more...
  • Dee Gordon's Inside-The-Parker Was The Fastest Home Run On Record

    Barry Petchesky
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:10 am
    Granted, the record only goes back six seasons. But damn, Dee Gordon is fast:Read more...
  • How To Set Off Fireworks Without Blowing Yourself Up 

    Leslie Horn on Adequate Man, shared by Leslie Horn to Deadspin
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:10 am
    Cue up the John Philip Sousa, fire up the grill, and put the American flag on every surface. It’s almost the Fourth of July, so you may be feeling a lot of strong impulses, like the one to set off a bunch of explosives in your own backyard. Go forth, but don’t send yourself to the hospital. That wouldn’t be a good way to celebrate Independence Day.Read more...
  • How The USWNT Finally Figured It Out

    Billy Haisley on Screamer, shared by Billy Haisley to Deadspin
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:58 am
    After toiling in mediocrity for the whole tournament, with players playing out of position, no organizational structure, and no defined individual roles, the USWNT finally came out last night looking like the World Cup favorites we all thought they’d be. Because of that, we’re left with one question: the hell took so long? Read more...
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    Sports Central | Articles and Columns

  • NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 16

    1 Jul 2015 | 9:19 am
    Kyle Busch charged late to win the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma, while older brother Kurt took second place. Ten drivers now have wins as the series heads to Daytona. Check out SC's power rankings!
  • Best QBs in History: 6-10

    30 Jun 2015 | 8:54 am
    This is the penultimate installment in a series by SC's Brad Oremland, naming the greatest quarterbacks in the history of professional football. In this article, we look at Nos. 6-10 on the list, including Brett Favre, Tom Brady, and Steve Young.
  • Essentially, Sandberg Fired the Phillies

    30 Jun 2015 | 8:50 am
    Ryne Sandberg stunned baseball by resigning last Friday ... but SC's Jeff Kallman thinks the Hall of Fame second baseman-turned-skipper really fired a team that quit on him top to bottom.
  • Free Agency's Elephant in the Room

    29 Jun 2015 | 2:07 pm
    SC's Ross Lancaster looks at an interesting dynamic of the upcoming NBA free agency period and 2016's big increase in the salary cap. He focuses on why this year's free agents might be able to hold huge leverage in negotiations now and in the future.
  • Foul Territory: A Bunch of Fools

    29 Jun 2015 | 8:33 am
    In this week's edition of Foul Territory, Jordan Spieth lives the dream, while Pete Rose's nightmare continues. Diddy does some hardcore "rapping," Phil Jackson opens his mouth, and the T-Wolves take the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.
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    Yahoo Sports - Top News

  • Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:04 pm
    Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity. All the goals - 181 of them while wearing a leaf on the front of his sweater - failed to turn Toronto into a contender or quiet the critics who wondered whether the talented forward cared enough or worked hard enough to justify his status as one of the elite players in the NHL. ''He was always the guy, he was a guy that was blamed when things weren't going well, and he doesn't have to be the guy here,'' Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford said.
  • At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:58 pm
    Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition. At age 35, 21 years removed from her first professional tournament, Williams still possesses a dangerous serve, along with the muscle memory that comes with seven Grand Slam singles titles, five at Wimbledon. ''She probably comes back here and, you know, I think, she almost feels like this is home,'' said David Witt, Venus' coach.
  • AP Source: Guard Goran Dragic, Heat agree on 5-year deal (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:17 pm
    Goran Dragic plays quickly and decides quickly. The Miami Heat are pleased about both. Dragic wasted little time in accepting a five-year deal that will ultimately be worth between $85-90 million to remain with the Heat, the sides coming to an agreement in principle only a few hours after the NBA's free agency shopping period opened Wednesday.
  • Reports: GM Jerry Dipoto quits after 3 1/2 years with Angels (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:12 pm
    Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto says he has resigned, but the team is refusing to confirm his departure. Dipoto told the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register on Wednesday that he has quit after 3 1/2 years with the Angels, but manager Mike Scioscia and Angels spokesman Tim Mead repeatedly declined to acknowledge any changes ahead of a team meeting before their game against the New York Yankees. Scioscia and Dipoto previously have clashed over philosophical differences during the GM's tenure, and the latest dispute reportedly concerned Dipoto's desire for the Angels…
  • AP sources: Suns add Chandler, lock up Knight (Yahoo Sports)

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:07 pm
    The Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward Tyson Chandler on a three-year, $52 million contract and agreed with Brandon Knight on a five-year, $70 million extension, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Chandler averaged 10.3 points and 11.5 rebounds while providing a defensive and locker room presence for the Dallas Mavericks last season. The 15-year veteran has averaged 8.8 points and 9.3 rebounds in a career that included stops in Chicago, New Orleans, New York and two one-year stints with the Mavericks.
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    MLB News Index

  • 2015 Draft: Signing and Bonus Tracker

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:16 pm
    As the July 17 Draft signing deadline nears, get the complete breakdown of which top picks have agreed to terms, and for how much.
  • Today's starting lineups: July 1

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:14 pm
    Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
  • Cano, Cruz's birthday HR shut down Padres

    Greg Johns and Beth Maiman
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:01 pm
    Taijuan Walker and four relievers combined to shut out the Padres on three hits Wednesday as the Mariners completed a two-game sweep at Petco Park with a 7-0 Interleague victory.
  • Hahn quiets Rox as A's take rubber game

    Thomas Harding and Jane Lee
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:51 pm
    The A's clinched a series win over the Rockies with a 4-1 victory in Wednesday's matinee finale at the Coliseum.
  • O's add Wilson to bullpen, designate Young

    Brittany Ghiroli
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:50 pm
    Working with a six-man bullpen, the Orioles added reliever Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk prior to Wednesday's game against the Rangers. The move came with a tough corresponding decision as Baltimore designated Delmon Young for assignment, making him the odd man out among a wealth of outfielders.
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  • Brandon Spikes pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation

    Associated Press
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:54 pm
    Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation.
  • Chargers, Raiders owners talk with L.A. officials
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:29 pm
    Chargers owner Dean Spanos and Raiders owner Mark Davis met with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday to discuss their Carson stadium project. Is football close to returning to L.A.?
  • Buffalo Bills sign veteran OT Wayne Hunter

    Sessler, Marc
    1 Jul 2015 | 11:28 am
    The Buffalo Bills aren't finished adding offensive linemen -- or ex-New York Jets. The team on Wednesday announced the signing of veteran tackle Wayne Hunter, who hasn't played since 2012.
  • Would you be in favor of a Pittsburgh Super Bowl?

    Orr, Conor
    1 Jul 2015 | 11:10 am
    The Super Bowl in the New York/New Jersey area went smoothly and Minnesota will host the Big Game in 2018. Is Pittsburgh the next cold-weather city to host?
  • Sam Barrington: Everybody wants to crown me

    Wesseling, Chris
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:35 am
    Packers linebacker Sam Barrington says everybody wants to crown him for no reason this year. Is Green Bay counting on Barrington to fix its inside linebacker corps?
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    The Big Lead

  • Shaq Whiffs at Drive Twice on the First Hole During Greenbrier Pro-Am

    Michael Shamburger
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 pm
    Shaq is playing in the Greenbrier Pro-Am today, and as usual, when Shaq is involved there’s generally some comedy. Here he is on the first tee, just hacking away. After two whiffs, the big guy finally makes contact on the third try. Like the guy in the gallery said, it’s ok to take practice swings. [HT @JasonSobelESPN]
  • Tiger Woods Hit Every Fairway During a Pro-Am, Everyone Stay Calm

    Michael Shamburger
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Tiger Woods, who is currently ranked 220th in the world golf rankings and is also in the headlines again for other reasons you can read about here, hit every fairway on the front nine during the Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am on Wednesday. You may be asking yourself, “Why is this a post?” Well, the answer is because obviously the “HE’S BACK” hot takes will begin to flow on social, media when we all know that is far from the truth. I know, I know. It's only Wednesday. It's just a pro-am. But Tiger Woods just hit every fairway and every green on the front-nine.
  • PM Roundup: Let's Check in on the Lakers Pursuit of LaMarcus Aldridge

    Jason Lisk
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:50 pm
    PM Roundup, where hope that someday Jimmer Fredette will announce his free agent decision on our pages and become a senior editor at the Big Lead. Also, since NBA news gets thrown around, we’ll use this spot today as NBA free agency roundup central. Let’s Start By Checking in on Laker Land …  The Lakers will meet with Kevin Love this week. (via @Chris_Broussard) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 1, 2015 Yeah, about that … Live look at the Lakers — CJ Fogler (@cjzero) July 1, 2015 Well, at least…
  • Stop Reacting Strongly To Pea Guacamole, You Sheep

    Ty Duffy
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:40 pm
    The New York Times published a recipe for guacamole with peas. A few Twitter residents responded extremely, priming their followers who reacted extremely. It snowballed. Media outlets swooped into the fray. Pea guacamole has become a full blown thing. Even the POTUS took notice. This controversy, or whatever you wish to term it, is asinine. The recipe is avocado guacamole with added pea puree. The author acknowledges this is a “radical” idea. Peas don’t alter the texture. Peas don’t alter the taste much, except perhaps making it sweeter. Most of the taste is coming from the…
  • The Mets Made Bobby Bonilla Deal Because They Thought Madoff Money Would Last Forever

    Ryan Glasspiegel
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:50 pm
    Today, as you may have heard, is Bobby Bonilla’s payday. The former Mets slugger receives $1,193,248.20, as he has every July 1st since 2011, and will continue to do until 2035. At this annual event, the Internet rises up as one to laugh at the Mets. All told, this is relatively fair, but not necessarily for the reasons that initially come to mind. The Mets made a deal to pay 8% interest to Bonilla instead of paying up $5.9 million for two reasons: They were constantly banking more than that through investments with Bernie Madoff, and they needed the immediate cash for acquisitions.
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  • Packers | Richard Rodgers to see more snaps?

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:53 pm
    Green Bay Packers TE Richard Rodgers could see more playing time in 2015, according to Rob Demovsky of Rodgers played 528 snaps, while fellow TE Andrew Quarless played 695 snaps. Demovsky said he wouldn't be surprised if those numbers reversed this season. Footballguys View: Even if it is Rodgers that gets more snaps this year, the Packers tight end position will not produce a fantasy relevant option. The wide receivers will dominate targets, and the team has good enough depth to keep wide receiver primary if one of the starters goes down. Rodgers was a curious third pick last year…
  • Vikings | Adrian Peterson has nose for end zone

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:11 pm
    Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has score double-digit touchdowns in every season of his eight-year NFL career. Last season is the exception as he only played in one game due to allegation of child abuse. When Peterson has played at least 12 games, he has scored at least 10 touchdowns. From 2007 to 2013, Peterson averaged 12.29 touchdowns per season. Footballguys View: Peterson has taught us to not let typical human performances be the bounds of our expectations when it comes to his production. He hasn't had a good QB since Brett Favre in 2009, when Peterson scored 18 rushing touchdowns…
  • Bengals | James Wright limited this offseason

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:53 pm
    Cincinnati Bengals WR James Wright (knee) was not part of team activities this offseason. Wright is expected to be the No. 4 wide receiver behind WRs A.J. Green, Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu.
  • Redskins | Robert Griffin critiqued

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:29 pm
    Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III's decision-making, fundamentals, footwork and his inability to find open receivers are all reasons why Griffin isn't good enough to be successful in the NFL, in the opinion of ESPN NFL analyst Mark Brunell. Footballguys View: The franchise seems reluctant but resigned to starting Griffin to begin the season, and well, we'll see where it goes from there. He doesn't seem to have the support of head coach Jay Gruden, and only the repeated failures of once coveted backup Kirk Cousins has kept Griffin atop the depth chart. Colt McCoy could be the caretaker…
  • Raiders | Michael Crabtree adding leadership

    30 Jun 2015 | 6:32 pm
    Oakland Raiders WR Michael Crabtree received recognition from QB Derek Carr Tuesday, June 30, for his presence in the locker room. 'He's such a great teammate. I love the guy. I talk to him all the time. We're always talking about the game. We're always talking ball. We're always talking routes, concepts, and what we're going to do during the game, and hand signals, all those things. He is a football junkie. He's been a nice guy, a nice addition to our team,' said Carr. Footballguys View: Crabtree wasn't exactly heralded for his locker room presence in San Francisco, but this offseason might…
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    Ryan Nanni
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:57 am
    JUST THE SAME THREE VOICES YOU'RE USED TO HEARING ALL THE TIME Just a very standard Shutdown Fullcast this week, with me, Jason, and Steven Godfrey talking about: -- The Big 12's imminent expansion-- The Big 12's imminent collapse-- Living in Orlando: you can do that, apparently?-- How nuclear winter leads to a reborn, hard-as-hell Big 8-- How that same nuclear winter plays right into Bill Snyder's hands-- Paul Johnson's Intervention/Recruiting-- Godfrey's retirement business plan, Chick-fil-Agnostic-- Canadian legal precedent. Shit, we've completely lost the damn plot. Soundcloud player…

    Ryan Nanni
    1 Jul 2015 | 7:18 am
    AND WHO'S PLAYING IN FRONT OF A GHOST TOWN The NCAA recently released its attendance figures for 2014, and they've left Akron President Scott Scarborough extremely unimpressed, given that the school built a new stadium six years ago but had the lowest total attendance in FBS for the 2014 season. Scarborough should take comfort in two things. First, as he likely knows, attendance statistics get fudged all the time (like, for instance, in 2013 when Akron bought 56,000+ tickets itself). Second, total attendance is a pretty unsophisticated statistic. A better number would be to look at…

    Ryan Nanni
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:32 am
    A LOOK BACK AT A TRULY DELIGHTFUL MOMENT OF RIVALRY ASSWHIPPIN Normally, Erase This Game sticks to faceplants from the last ten years or so. Those are the losses that stand out more strongly in our minds, and they're much more likely to have clips online. When we picked Ohio State as this week's subject, several recent embarrassments emerged as possibilities. There was the 35-3 loss to USC early in 2008, where the Buckeyes only gained 28 yards of offense in the second half. There was 2009, when #7 Ohio State lost to unranked Purdue thanks to some of the dumbest turnovers you've ever seen.

    Ryan Nanni
    30 Jun 2015 | 6:43 am
    WHY DO WE ADD ONE SECOND TO THIS DAY, AND DOES IT MATTER AT ALL? Today, Earth's official time as measured by atomic clocks will have one extra "leap" second. What explains this tiny addition? We explain. Why do we need the leap second? While we believe the Earth's rotation on its axis to be regular, it isn't - the rotation's actually slowing down, very gradually, due to competing gravitational forces between the Earth, Sun, and Moon. Rather than calculate the actual rotation time every day, scientists pick certain points to add on an additional second to make up the difference. Simply…

    29 Jun 2015 | 9:50 am
    THE TRUE REASON BEHIND EXPANSION NEWS COMES TO LIGHT Last week, Oklahoma President David Boren re-opened the seemingly-finally-settled issue of conference realignment by suggesting that the now-ten-team Big XII would consider once again expanding to a name-appropriate 12 teams. The hopes of mid-major schools coast to coast perked up, but with healthy TV contracts in place and existential threats to the conference mitigated, what motivated this move? For explanation, we turn to David Boren himself, live from karaoke night at an Oklahoma Applebee's: [piano kicks in] Put on my Big XII shoes and…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • The New York Times Interviewed The Director Of That Public Access Channel Stephen Colbert Appeared On

    Andrew Husband
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Mpact On Tuesday night at midnight, a special edition of Only In Monroe — a show on Michigan public access channel Mpact — aired for the first time. Instead of usual co-hosts Michelle Bowman and Kaye Lani Rae Rafko Wilson, it featured incoming Late Show host Stephen Colbert, who interviewed Bowman, Wilson and the rapper Eminem. Because Stephen Colbert. Dave Itzkoff of The New York Times caught up with program director Lance Sottile on Wednesday and discussed everything from how the whole thing came together in the first place, to what other programs Colbert had to compete…
  • Paul Pierce Has Reportedly Agreed To A Three-Year Deal With The Clippers

    Jack Winter
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Getty Image Paul Pierce is going home. Well, sort of. According to David Aldridge of, the future Hall-of-Famer has agreed to terms on deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Wished I was wrong, but wasn't: Paul Pierce agrees to three-year deal with Clippers, per sources. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 1, 2015 Pierce grew up in Inglewood, just southwest of downtown L.A. He’ll be reunited with Doc Rivers, too, the coach that famously guided Pierce’s Boston Celtics to a title in 2008. The 37-year-old openly contemplated retirement after a heartbreaking end to…
  • Does Bryan Singer’s Latest ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tease Suggest Ancient Aliens?

    Andrew Husband
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 pm
    X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer sure does enjoy his little game of freak-everybody-the-hell-out-on-the-Internet. Sometimes he posts cool bits of behind-the-scenes work, sometimes he lets slip the name of a new character. But except for a throwaway or two, they’re almost always relevant to the current X-Men film. Like the above shot of Apocalypse’s (Oscar Isaac) empty chair on the film set, with the simple caption, “Today! #Xmen #apocalypse awakens.” No details. No information. Not even the faintest hint of Isaac himself, whether just arrived or all decked out…
  • Watch Titus Andronicus’ Surreal, Hilarious 15-Minute Video Teasing Their New Album

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Fan reaction was mixed when Titus Andronicus followed up the epic, Civil War-as-breakup concept album The Monitor with an album full of straight-up rock songs in Local Business. So it makes sense that Titus would return to the operatic well with their upcoming album The Most Lamentable Tragedy (especially given lead singer Patrick Stickles’ established inclination toward massive dramas and multi-song suites). Until today, however, we had no idea just how massive Tragedy would be. Stickles cleared up that question and ratcheted up fan anticipation by dropping a video meant to…
  • President Obama’s An Outkast Fan Just Like Me And You

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:10 pm
    Getty Image President Obama just sealed his legacy today. No, he didn’t do it while dealing with foreign policy, the economy or any of the world’s issues. He did it by invoking the name of Outkast. The Atlanta group became a topic of discussion during Obama’s #AskPOTUS session on Twitter when a user inquired about which song gets the presidential stamp of approval. The President name-dropped two tracks instead of one: Outkast’s “Liberation” and The Black Keys’ “Lonely Boy.” was listening to outkast/liberation and the black keys/lonely boy…
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    UPROXX » Web Culture

  • The New York Times Interviewed The Director Of That Public Access Channel Stephen Colbert Appeared On

    Andrew Husband
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Mpact On Tuesday night at midnight, a special edition of Only In Monroe — a show on Michigan public access channel Mpact — aired for the first time. Instead of usual co-hosts Michelle Bowman and Kaye Lani Rae Rafko Wilson, it featured incoming Late Show host Stephen Colbert, who interviewed Bowman, Wilson and the rapper Eminem. Because Stephen Colbert. Dave Itzkoff of The New York Times caught up with program director Lance Sottile on Wednesday and discussed everything from how the whole thing came together in the first place, to what other programs Colbert had to compete…
  • Paul Pierce Has Reportedly Agreed To A Three-Year Deal With The Clippers

    Jack Winter
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Getty Image Paul Pierce is going home. Well, sort of. According to David Aldridge of, the future Hall-of-Famer has agreed to terms on deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Wished I was wrong, but wasn't: Paul Pierce agrees to three-year deal with Clippers, per sources. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 1, 2015 Pierce grew up in Inglewood, just southwest of downtown L.A. He’ll be reunited with Doc Rivers, too, the coach that famously guided Pierce’s Boston Celtics to a title in 2008. The 37-year-old openly contemplated retirement after a heartbreaking end to…
  • Does Bryan Singer’s Latest ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tease Suggest Ancient Aliens?

    Andrew Husband
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 pm
    X-Men: Apocalypse director Bryan Singer sure does enjoy his little game of freak-everybody-the-hell-out-on-the-Internet. Sometimes he posts cool bits of behind-the-scenes work, sometimes he lets slip the name of a new character. But except for a throwaway or two, they’re almost always relevant to the current X-Men film. Like the above shot of Apocalypse’s (Oscar Isaac) empty chair on the film set, with the simple caption, “Today! #Xmen #apocalypse awakens.” No details. No information. Not even the faintest hint of Isaac himself, whether just arrived or all decked out…
  • Watch Titus Andronicus’ Surreal, Hilarious 15-Minute Video Teasing Their New Album

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Fan reaction was mixed when Titus Andronicus followed up the epic, Civil War-as-breakup concept album The Monitor with an album full of straight-up rock songs in Local Business. So it makes sense that Titus would return to the operatic well with their upcoming album The Most Lamentable Tragedy (especially given lead singer Patrick Stickles’ established inclination toward massive dramas and multi-song suites). Until today, however, we had no idea just how massive Tragedy would be. Stickles cleared up that question and ratcheted up fan anticipation by dropping a video meant to…
  • President Obama’s An Outkast Fan Just Like Me And You

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:10 pm
    Getty Image President Obama just sealed his legacy today. No, he didn’t do it while dealing with foreign policy, the economy or any of the world’s issues. He did it by invoking the name of Outkast. The Atlanta group became a topic of discussion during Obama’s #AskPOTUS session on Twitter when a user inquired about which song gets the presidential stamp of approval. The President name-dropped two tracks instead of one: Outkast’s “Liberation” and The Black Keys’ “Lonely Boy.” was listening to outkast/liberation and the black keys/lonely boy…
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    Bleacher Report - Front Page

  • Paul Pierce to Clippers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:27 pm
    After bouncing around for the first time in his NBA career, Paul Pierce has decided he likes being a hired gun. The veteran forward and the Los Angeles Clippers agreed to a deal, per Dan Woike of the Orange County's David Aldridge reported it's a three-year deal and added that Pierce's deal is for the "mini-mid level for taxpaying teams, per sources. Two years beginning at $3.3, with option for third year."The Washington Wizards could have paid him roughly double that, per Arash Markazi of will be playing for his fourth franchise in as many seasons. In his…
  • Q&A: Stephen Curry Would Take Warriors Starting 5 over Any Dream Squad in NBA 2K

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 pm
    PETALUMA, Calif.—It's hard to say exactly when an NBA star "arrives," but 2015 NBA MVP and NBA Finals champion Stephen Curry is officially a known commodity. Even in the offseason, his legend grows. Curry can now count himself among the rare NBA supstars who have graced the NBA2K cover. Let's have a look... "To be on a lot of people’s shelves for the game console coming next year, this is amazing," Curry told Bleacher Report after a motion-capture session at the 2K Studios in Novato, Calif., last week. "I have all the cases from the last ten years. I play. So when I get my…
  • Brandan Wright to Grizzlies: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 pm
    Brandan Wright didn't take long to find a new home, as the veteran forward has agreed to terms with the Memphis Grizzlies.  Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported Wright's deal: Wright spent the 2014-15 season making his way around the United States, starting the year with the Dallas Mavericks before being traded to the Boston Celtics in December as part of the Rajon Rondo deal and then moved to Phoenix in January.  As a result, Wright took this opportunity to go home, as he grew up in Nashville and played high school basketball in Tennessee.       Wojnarowski…
  • Paul Millsap Re-Signs with Hawks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:51 pm
    Forward Paul Millsap has been fantastic since joining the Atlanta Hawks two years ago, and he decided to extend his stay on Wednesday by re-signing with the reigning regular-season Eastern Conference champions.According to ESPN's Chris Broussard, the 30-year-old veteran inked a three-year, $59 million deal to remain with the Hawks. Shams Charania of RealGM reported the contract likely features a third-year option.On the heels of seven strong years with the Utah Jazz, Millsap jumped ship to Atlanta. The former Louisiana Tech standout kicked his play up a notch with the Hawks and…
  • Skylar Diggins Injury: Updates on Shock Star's Knee and Recovery

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:37 pm
    Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins will miss the remainder of the 2015 WNBA season after suffering a torn ACL in Sunday's 93-89 win over the Seattle Storm. Continue for updates. Diggins Tears ACL, to Undergo Surgery Wednesday, July 1 The Shock announced Diggins will undergo reconstructive surgery, though no date has been set for the procedure.      “I’m focused on getting healthy and stepping on the court even stronger,” Diggins said in a release. “For the remainder of this season, I will continue to support my teammates in every way possible.”…
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    Yahoo Sports - NASCAR News

  • Chevrolet becomes 3rd major sponsor of Daytona Rising (The Associated Press)

    1 Jul 2015 | 9:46 am
    Chevrolet is the latest sponsor of Daytona International Speedway's redevelopment project. The American automaker announced a multi-year deal Wednesday to become one of five major sponsors of Daytona Rising, the $400 million facelift taking place at NASCAR's most famous track. Chevrolet will have naming rights to one of five fan injectors at Daytona.
  • Daytona offers American flags in exchange program (The Associated Press)

    30 Jun 2015 | 4:19 pm
    Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. Daytona President Joie Chitwood said Tuesday the speedway will offer an exchange program in which fans can trade a flag for the American flag. ''We are celebrating the American flag this weekend, it is our nation's birthday,'' Chitwood said.
  • Kyle Busch grabs 1st win of season as comeback rolls on (The Associated Press)

    28 Jun 2015 | 5:10 pm
    After two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway, Kyle Busch spent an evening icing his surgically repaired left foot. Just five races after returning from a broken right leg and shattered left foot, Busch made his way to victory lane to continue what already has been an impressive comeback. Cracking the top 30 in points to earn a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
  • Allmendinger wins pole for road course race at Sonoma (The Associated Press)

    27 Jun 2015 | 2:06 pm
    AJ Allmendinger, developing as the top driver on road courses, won the pole for Sunday's race at winding Sonoma Raceway. Allmendinger earned the top starting spot during Saturday's knockout qualifying with a lap 96.310 mph around the 10-turn, 1.99-mile course. It's the first pole for JTG Daugherty Racing, which earned its first berth in NASCAR's championship race last year when Allmendinger won on the Watkins Glen road course.
  • Tony Stewart struggling to end worst slump of career (The Associated Press)

    27 Jun 2015 | 1:11 pm
    Tony Stewart spent a rare week off traveling across Ohio as the hands-on owner of a sprint car series. Stewart returned to his day job refreshed and ready to get back to work with his NASCAR team. It took just one practice session at Sonoma Raceway for Stewart's moment of Zen to end with a resounding thud.
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    MLB Trade Rumors MLB Trade Rumors

  • Angels To Name Bill Stoneman Interim GM

    Steve Adams
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:54 pm
    The Angels will name senior advisor of baseball operations Bill Stoneman as their interim GM, following Jerry Dipoto’s sudden resignation, reports’s Alden Gonzalez (Twitter links). Assistant GM Matt Klentak will act as Stoneman’s No. 2 in the new arrangement, per Gonzalez, who adds that a full search for a permanent replacement will begin in the offseason. Promoting Klentak is also an option, according to Gonzalez. Stoneman, 71, has a lengthy track record in front offices, including within the Angels front office. He served as the team’s general manager from…
  • Orioles Designate Delmon Young For Assignment, Will Seek Trade Partner

    Steve Adams
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:44 pm
    5:44pm: Kubatko says that GM Dan Duquette sounded confident that he’ll be able to trade Young, though a deal won’t be completed today (Twitter link). 5:20pm: The Orioles announced (Twitter link) that they have designated outfielder Delmon Young for assignment. A little more than an hour ago, manager Buck Showalter indicated to reporters that a move was coming soon in order to clear a spot on the roster for right-hander Tyler Wilson.’s Roch Kubatko tweets that the O’s will try to trade Young, and GM Dan Duquette has spoken to execs in both the AL and…
  • Twins To Promote Miguel Sano

    Steve Adams
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:25 pm
    The Twins will promote top prospect Miguel Sano prior to tomorrow’s contest, an industry source tells’s Rhett Bollinger (Twitter link). It would seem, then, that Sano will be recalled to replace DH Kennys Vargas, who was optioned to Double-A Chattanooga earlier today. Sano, 22, is considered the best right-handed power prospect in the game and draw scouting grades for his raw power that are parallel to those of Joey Gallo. He entered the season ranked as the game’s No. 11 prospect by and placed 12th and 13th on the respective lists of Baseball Prospectus and…
  • Orioles Likely To Part With Outfielder Soon

    Steve Adams
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:20 pm
    Right-hander Tyler Wilson is with the Orioles and will be activated today, according to multiple reporters, including’s Britt Ghiroli (Twitter links). The Orioles have not announced a corresponding move, but Ghiroli says that the team will likely part with an outfielder, possibly via trade. Manager Buck Showalter told the Baltimore media that GM Dan Duquette “is working on some things” in regards to a corresponding move. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun feels that Delmon Young, Steve Pearce, David Lough and Nolan Reimold are the candidates (Twitter links), and an…
  • Yankees Outright Esmil Rogers

    Steve Adams
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:53 pm
    The Yankees announced today that right-hander Esmil Rogers has been outrighted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in order to clear a spot on the 40-man and 25-man roster for outfielder Taylor Dugas. The 29-year-old Rogers has already been designated for assignment and outrighted this season, but the Yankees selected his contract over the weekend to add some depth to the bullpen. Rogers didn’t make an appearance with the team in his most recent stint with the team and currently sports an unsightly 6.27 ERA on the season. He’s averaged 8.5 K/9 and 3.8 BB/9 with a 42.5 percent…
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  • A deal now helps Russell Wilson in two important ways

    Mike Florio
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:08 pm
    Despite the apparent willingness of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to play in 2015 for $1.5 million and to change teams if need be in 2016, signing a contract before the regular season begins carries a pair of significant benefits for Wilson. First, and as previously mentioned, signing a contract before the 2015 season shifts the…
  • Texans don’t dump Brandon Ivory, yet

    Mike Florio
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:14 pm
    When word emerged that Texans defensive lineman Brandon Ivory faces a charge of first-degree burglary, it seemed likely that the Texans would quickly dump the undrafted rookie. So far, the Texans haven’t. “The Houston Texans are aware of the police report regarding DT Brandon Ivory in Tuscaloosa, Ala.,” the Texans said in a statement. “At this…
  • Brandon Magee still waits for NFL call, would give up baseball

    Mike Florio
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:54 pm
    In March, the Buccaneers released linebacker Brandon Magee. The next day, he reported for Red Sox training camp. The offseason program came and went without any team offering Magee an NFL job. In the interim, Magee has kept playing baseball — continuing with Boston’s Class A affiliate, the Lowell Spinners. Bating .250 through seven games,…
  • Jim Harbaugh takes half the blame for awkward radio interview

    Mike Florio
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:39 pm
    The low-water mark of the NFL offseason news cycle was filled in part by a cannonball from former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, via an awkward interview with Colin Cowherd of ESPN Radio. The interview also provided plenty of free P.R. for both participants in the clumsy back-and-forth for which most people are blaming Harbaugh. Harbaugh…
  • Judge upholds Aaron Hernandez murder conviction

    Josh Alper
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:15 pm
    A bid by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to have his conviction on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Odin Lloyd has been denied in Massachusetts. Hernandez’s attorneys filed motions asking Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh to set aside the jury’s verdict and find Hernandez not guilty of murder and…
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    Cricket news from ESPN

  • Gazi recalled for South Africa T20s

    1 Jul 2015 | 5:07 pm
    Sohag Gazi has made a return to the Bangladesh international side after he was picked in the Twenty20 side for the two-match series against South Africa which begins on July 5
  • Mahmood's last-ball six wins it for Surrey

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:54 pm
    Azhar Mahmood swung the last ball of the match over deep square leg for six to earn his side a dramatic NatWest T20 Blast victory against Gloucestershire by four wickets in front of a sellout 23,000 crowd at the Kia Oval
  • Rashid, Finn in England Test squad

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:48 pm
    England have stuck with the team who drew 1-1 with New Zealand for the first Investec Ashes Test in Cardiff while adding Adil Rashid and Steven Finn to a 13-man squad
  • Bayliss promises 'positive, aggressive' England

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:47 pm
    Trevor Bayliss has promised England will "fight fire with fire" in the Investec Ashes this summer
  • Cool Shantry keeps Worcs from wilting

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:26 pm
    At Trent Bridge, where the white stands shone white hot, and the sky was parched blue, Nottinghamshire batted all day in defiance of the relegation gremlins that now cling around their season
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    Hail Mary Jane

  • Strain Review: AK-47 [Sativa]

    The Queen of Clovers
    1 Jul 2015 | 11:20 am
    Grab a piece, wind up and let her rip! AK-47 hits with a bang and doesn't even set you back big bucks. A new, recreational favorite grown by Root Down, this strain is hard-hitting and heavy at first, then becomes easy and energizing. Sativa-dominant, it provides a blast of energy, which is perfect for propelling you outdoors to experience the world, or headfirst into steadfast conversation with friends.   [Image via The Queen of Clovers]   Description: THC Content: 20.2% Sight: Bright green, fluffy nugs. Smell: Sour and woody. Taste: Herby, spicy and aromatic -- with a woody,…
  • Hemp Keeps Growing in Kentucky

    1 Jul 2015 | 7:20 am
    Up until 1937, hemp was a big cash crop in Kentucky. And it's about to fill that role once again.   On May 5, 2015, James Comer, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA), held a press conference in a Lexington-based tobacco facility belonging to G.F. Vaughan, the last remaining tobacco processor in Kentucky. His message was historic, his location symbolic: the first year of state-sanctioned industrial hemp farming under the Farm Bill succeeded, and the pilot program's second year promises to be bigger and better, with the potential to elevate the entire state economy…
  • Strain Review: Cherry Blossom [Indica]

    The Queen of Clovers
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:20 am
    Brought to us by The Happy Crowd, LLC, Cherry Blossom is a light and enjoyable, indica-dominant strain. With an 80/20 indica-to-sativa ratio, it provided the best of both worlds, taking my mind and body on a beautiful journey. I've been searching for a truly experiential weed for quite some time and Cherry Blossom fulfilled that dream.    Description: THC Content: 23.4% Sight: Light colored, dense and compact, with dark brown hairs. Smell: Smells bright and fresh, just like a blossoming tree. Taste: Light and airy; has a strong and bright, fruity flavor. High: Smooth and uplifting;…
  • Walls Coming Down – Cannabis Research Ahead

    30 Jun 2015 | 7:20 am
    It's about to become easier to do legitimate       research on cannabis. A regulation that had turned into a barrier is being removed -- by the White House. Is it our turn to get some help from the White House?     The Public Service Health review was created in 1999 to ensure the use of scientifically valid clinical trials, but in practice it served as a barrier to launching studies. A scientist would submit a proposal to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a thorough review of the "scientific validity and ethical soundness" of the project, then the Public Health Service…
  • MPP Creates 2016 Voter Guide

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:20 am
    Who gets the cannabis vote in 2016? The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) is offering a voter guide for 2016. "Most Americans recognize that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and they think it should be made legal for adults," said MPP Communications Director, Mason Tvert. "Voters should know which candidates support rolling back prohibition and which ones are fighting to maintain it. People are becoming increasingly wary of the federal government's role in our nation's marijuana policies." The MPP graded the 22 most widely discussed presidential hopefuls based on actions they have taken…
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  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 7/2/15

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:01 am
    Chad Billingsley, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Milwaukee Brewers Chad Billingsley returns from the DL to face the lowly Milwaukee Brewers. He’s looking for his first win since 2013. Season Totals: 23-24, 366.2 IP, 292 Ks, 3.51 ERA (143 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (341 hits, 102 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 7/1/15

    30 Jun 2015 | 6:51 am
    Jesse Hahn, Oakland A’s vs. Colorado Rockies Jesse Hahn is 5-6 with a 3.47 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. He is 2-3 at home with a 3.25 ERA and went 3-1 in June with a 2.90 ERA. Season Totals: 23-24, 359.2 IP, 288 Ks, 3.53 ERA (141 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (336 hits, 100 walks)
  • 2015 Early Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:00 am
    Football season is rapidly approaching. This is the first look at the Lester’s Legends 2015 tight end rankings. 1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots Rob Gronkowksi finished 2014 with 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns. It was the fourth time in five years that he had double-digit touchdowns.  Gronk scored in his final three games of the regular season and in all three playoff games. 2. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks In 2014 Jimmy Graham had 889 yards and 10 touchdowns. Over the past four seasons he has averaged 88.8 receptions for 1,099 yards and 11.5 touchdowns. Graham’s value gets…
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 6/30/15

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:32 am
    Taylor Jungmann, Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies Taylor Jungmann is 2-1 with a 2.74 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP with 19 strikeouts in 23 innings. Season Totals: 22-24, 352.2 IP, 285 Ks, 3.60 ERA (141 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (331 hits, 97 walks)
  • Fantasy Baseball Streaming Options for 6/29/15

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:22 am
    Kendall Graveman, Oakland A’s vs. Colorado Rockies Kendall Graveman is 4-4 with a 3.86 ERA. He’s has a 1.86 ERA in his past four starts, all the quality variety. Season Totals: 22-24, 352.2 IP, 285 Ks, 3.60 ERA (141 earned runs), 1.21 WHIP (331 hits, 97 walks)
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    Bike Snob NYC

  • Feels Like a Wednesday.

    1 Jul 2015 | 9:40 am
    So the Tour de France starts this Saturday.I know, who gives a shit, right?Well, sure, but this year the Tour starts in Utrecht, and so the Dutch are using this as an opportunity to rub our noses in the fact that they live in a cycling paradise: BIKE - The amazing world of cyclists in Utrecht from BLIK filmcommunicatie on Vimeo.I enjoyed the video, but the filmmakers overstepped their bounds a bit by offering some cringeworthy editorial notes in their email:Suggestion for posts:You can open your post with something like this:Yes, The Dutch Are Mad, Wheel Mad.Or more environmentalist:Why don't…
  • Virtual Velocipedists and Fredly Fisticuffs

    30 Jun 2015 | 4:10 am
    Everybody knows that tomorrow, July 1st, is Canada's birthday:(Haven't gotten Canada anything yet?  Click here for a great last-minute gift idea!)But did you know that down here in Canada's noseless saddle we also have a birthday?  That's right, we do!  It's called "The 4th of July," and we generally celebrate it on July 4th:(America presenting its feathery bird-cock to Lady Liberty.)Like most Americans, I usually observe the holiday by dousing hamburgers and hot dogs with lighter fluid, setting them ablaze, and catapulting them into the sky.  This year however I figured I…
  • Sorry I'm Late, My Apple Watch Was Set To Venusian Time

    29 Jun 2015 | 9:48 am
    So who else rode bikes this weekend?Rest assured the bike's just on its side because I was too lazy to find something to lean it against while I stopped to relieve myself, and not because I fell over for want of an industry-approved gravel bike.In addition to riding bikes I went shopping for plastic crap at this really cool and trendy store called "Target," and while I was there I threw a leg over this sweet fat bike:First I did the "lift test" and was surprised to find it was lighter than I expected--by which I mean it felt like it weighed a hundred pounds instead of the thousand pounds I…
  • BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

    26 Jun 2015 | 9:36 am
    Hey, the Tour de France is over in eight days!(It's the Hanukkah of bike races.)How d'ya like that?  I didn't even realize it had started.Well I'm glad it's almost over.Meanwhile--surprise!--Bjarne Riis has been involved with doping throughout the course of his career, and here's your obligatory "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark" reference:Yeah, no shit his credibility is not very high.You know what is high though?His hematocrit!(Mr. 60%)Ba-ZING!!!Of course, all of this means pretty much nothing, since A) we knew already; and 2) the statute of limitations has expired, so…
  • Never Mind The Bike Locks

    25 Jun 2015 | 10:03 am
    Today I'm riding my Ironic Orange Julius Bike in its present guise as a no-frills who-gives-a-shit around-getter:I'm even wearing flip-flops, in a boldly frank admission to the world that I've totally given up on life.Anyway, as I often do while riding it, I thought back to that stupid Budnitz, and how my Ironic Orange Julius Bike rides just as nicely, only it doesn't creak like the Budnitz did:I'm not the only one who experienced that either:For the most part, the build kit has performed quite well. I loved the Kojak tires so much I obtained a set for our Project Any Road build. The Oury…
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    Horse racing | The Guardian

  • Sandown ground on fast side for Eclipse after sun bakes track

    Greg Wood
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:53 am
    • Cooper announces rain may arrive before Saturday’s race• Soumillon booked to ride Avenir Certain in Falmouth StakesSandown Park, where the Derby winner Golden Horn is due to line up for the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday, felt the full force of the heatwave on Wednesday but remains good-to-firm with fresher weather forecast ahead of the big race.“Everyone seems to be saying it was the hottest day since 2006,” Andrew Cooper, Sandown’s director of racing, said. “Groundwise, we are on the fast side of good. We’ve done bits and pieces of watering here today and we will water…
  • Horse racing tips: Thursday 2 July

    Greg Wood
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:01 am
    Hernandoshideaway at Haydock is the day’s best bet2.20 Goodby Inheritance 2.50 Sign Of The Kodiac 3.20 Bint Aldar 3.50 Galileo Gold 4.20 Hernandoshideaway (nap) 4.50 Birdman 5.20 Miss Van Gogh Continue reading...
  • Sport picture of the day: you can lead a horse to water …

    Steven Bloor
    1 Jul 2015 | 6:47 am
    The winner Cevin Chan on Kazzi, left, in action during the galopp competition at the derby week in Hamburg, Germany Continue reading...
  • Talking Horses: Wednesday’s best bets plus the latest racing news

    Greg Wood
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:47 am
    The Gordon Elliott-trained Bless The Wings at Perth rates the day’s best betPerth hosts a very decent summer jumps card on Wednesday and Bless The Wings (3.10) is the best bet of the day at the Scottish track. The selection was third to Kilbree Kid over course and distance last month and at the revised weights has obvious prospects of reversing the form this afternoon. Continue reading...
  • British Horseracing Authority charges Towcester chief with corruption

    Greg Wood
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:21 am
    • CEO Kevin Ackerman among five set to appear at BHA hearing• Stewart-Moore Solicitors strongly criticise move by ruling bodyKevin Ackerman, the chief executive of Towcester racecourse, and the licensed jockeys Michael Stainton and Claire Murray are among five individuals who will appear before the British Horseracing Authority’s disciplinary panel on Wednesday to face charges under the sport’s anti-corruption rules.Ackerman, Stainton and Murray are alleged to have conspired to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice in relation to racing, along with David Greenwood and Kenneth…
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    Sports Agent Blog

  • Wimbledon Field Boasts Many Different Representatives

    Zach Seybert
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:43 am
    A recent article in the New York Times by Christopher Clarey highlights this year’s Wimbledon draw and the management firms that represent these star players. IMG/WME is a powerful company representing many tennis players, men’s and women’s, and after the 2013 merger boasts an...
  • Recap: SMWW 2015 NHL Career Conference

    D'Bria Bradshaw
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:09 am
    This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Sports Management Worldwide annual NHL Career Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Attendees got the opportunity to hear from everyone involved in the hockey business from media to general managers and then attended the actual NHL Draft in...
  • Relativity Sports Adds NFL Agent Kevin Omell To Its Team

    Cameron Chung
    29 Jun 2015 | 4:11 pm
    Relativity Sports has added to their roster only this time, they’ve added a new agent instead of a player. Kevin Omell, a veteran NFL agent, will be leaving National Sports Agency to work alongside his close friend Ben Dogra. Omell worked at National Sports Agency alongside its founder,...
  • Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/26/15)

    Cameron Chung
    26 Jun 2015 | 4:02 pm
    Happy Friday ladies and gentlemen! This has been quite the week for me personally as I moved from Fort Lauderdale to New York City on Wednesday. It has been a huge change and I’m extremely excited to see what the future holds. If any of you want to reach out or connect with me,...
  • The Clock Is Ticking For Michael Vick: Veteran QB Is Still On Free Agent List

    Cameron Chung
    24 Jun 2015 | 5:40 pm
    Michael Vick is probably the biggest name in the current free agency pool. The 34-year-old veteran has had a turbulent career in the NFL. He has appeared in four pro bowls, holds the record as the leading rusher for quarterbacks of all time, and impressed fans during his years at Atlanta and...
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    The Science of Sport

  • A no-good week for doping in sport

    7 Jun 2015 | 4:36 am
    A bad week for doping, with allegations against Salazar and Rupp, and the suspension of the UCI/WADA case against Roman Kreuziger. Some brief thoughts on why, and what it means for anti-doping's ever steepening road. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance Visit our website to read the full article...
  • The Gatlin dilemma

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

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

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

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

  • A Million Reasons to Play Ball at BA

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

    12 Jun 2015 | 4:40 am
    This is an article from Book 4 in the Greyhound Handicapping Series Books 1-6 available in paperback or on Kindle. You can read all 6 books for free with Kindle Unlimited and each book has 3 bonus mini systems. In … Continue reading → Related posts: How to Handicap Route Races, Book Excerpt Trifecta Tip – How to Bet on Speed Dogs US Dog Racing is Not Just For American Fans
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    The Surfboard

  • Are you ready to Surf The Wavegarden in Austin, Texas

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 am
    In case you missed it, the Wavegarden has started building the first artificial wave surf park in Austin, Texas that has real potential in terms of changing the surf industry as we know it. It's opening date has been projected to be sometime in 2016 and I couldn't be more excited!We are talking about being less than 1 year away from pulling up to a surf park, jumping out of your car and walking straight to the takeoff zone of reeling waves 24/7. No sharp reefs, hungry sharks or paddle battles against arrogant surfers. Barrel after barrel, wave after wave; it won't ever stop. And you won't…
  • Surf Panorama

    30 Jun 2015 | 7:08 am
  • Alpine Modern | Summer 2015

    27 Jun 2015 | 2:39 pm
    When was the last time you heard about a group of people building a brand centered around a magazine, goods, and cafés? I sure haven't and that's what caught my attention when first discovering Alpine Modern. Today I want to focus on their bags and accessories as it's something I am really into right now. And let me tell you, their products are amazing.For starters, is their 5 Panel Waxed Canvas Hats that combine style and quality. They are each handmade in New Jersey and only use american materials, which I particularly like when considering so much of our fashion and apparel these days…
  • Alex Gray | GoPro of the World

    15 Jun 2015 | 6:00 am
  • Is Taj Burrow Going to be a Dad?

    14 Jun 2015 | 8:22 pm
    Just a little under a year ago, I speculated that Taj Burrow was dating Rebecca Jobson and it was quickly evident that the post was indeed accurate. Fast forward to now and it appears as though the two are expecting their first kid. That's right, Rebecca Jobson is pregnant! Congrats to Rebecaa Jobson and Taj Burrow! I have a feeling their kid is going to be good looking & a talented surfer! Rebecca is most well known for being Australia's Next Top Model and is 10 years younger than Taj who is 35 years of age. The two have been seemingly inseparable since being…
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  • Athletics vs. Mariners - 7/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    1 Jul 2015 | 7:12 pm
    The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics begin a four-game series Thursday night. The Seattle Mariners look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Mariners have scored 14 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Mariners have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Nelson Cruz leads Seattle with 88 hits and 48 RBI while Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano have combined for 65 RBI. The Seattle Mariners have split their last 10 road games. Roenis Elias gets the ball, and he’s 4-5 with a 4.25 ERA and 57…
  • Stan Wawrinka vs. Fernando Verdasco 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Pick, Odds, Prediction

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:51 pm
    Stan Wawrinka and Fernando Verdasco meet Friday in the third round of the 2015 Wimbledon. Stan Wawrinka is coming off a straight sets victory over Victor Estrella Burgos, which took an hour and a half. Wawrinka is getting at least 54 percent of his first serves in play and has won at least 82 percent of those points. Wawrinka is winning at least 62 percent of his second serve points and has nine total double faults. Wawrinka has combined for 40 aces, 84 winners and 59 unforced errors in his first two matches. Wawrinka has looked sharp in his first two matches but needs to do a better job of…
  • Marin Cilic vs. John Isner 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Pick, Odds, Prediction

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:34 pm
    Marin Cilic and John Isner square off Friday in the third round of the 2015 Wimbledon. Marin Cilic is coming off a five sets victory over Ricardas Berankis, which took over three and a half hours. Cilic is getting at least 64 percent of his first serves in play and winning at least 80 percent of those points. Cilic is winning at least 50 percent of his second serve points and has a combined seven double faults. Cilic has 43 aces, 105 winners and 52 unforced errors in his first two matches. Cilic has already proven he’s one of the best servers in the game and can compete with anyone.
  • Bernard Tomic vs. Novak Djokovic 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Pick, Odds, Prediction

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:17 pm
    Bernard Tomic and Novak Djokovic meet Friday in the third round of the 2015 Wimbledon. Bernard Tomic is coming off a five-set victory over Jan-Lennard Struff, which took just over two hours. Tomic is getting at least 73 percent of his first serves in play and is coming off a match he won 82 percent of his first serve points. Tomic is winning at least 53 percent of his second serve points and has four total double faults. Tomic has hit 28 aces, 78 winners and has 34 unforced errors in his first two matches. Tomic is making quite an impression at the young age of 22 years old, as he continues…
  • Red Sox at Blue Jays - 7/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:47 pm
    The Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays end a four-game series Thursday night. The Boston Red Sox look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Red Sox have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Red Sox have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Dustin Pedroia leads Boston with 86 hits and 33 RBI while Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts have combined for 68 RBI. The Boston Red Sox have won five of their last seven road games. Wade Miley gets the nod, and he’s 7-7 with a 4.38 ERA…
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    DailyStoke's Daily Dose

  • Rocket Pure Sunscreen Giveaway

    Hot Wahine
    26 Jun 2015 | 7:54 pm
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    26 Jun 2015 | 5:15 am
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    22 Jun 2015 | 11:05 am
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  • Hot Wax Surf Shop

    12 Jun 2015 | 12:11 pm
    In today’s culture the surfing industry is exploding with new and inventive technology, progressive riding styles, and new companies and shops popping up all over the US. However, most surfers have their favorite local... Click the link above to get stoked!
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    12 Jun 2015 | 11:35 am
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    Sports Networker

  • Computer Security In Pro Sports: The Unseen Player

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

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

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

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

    Ray Burow
    19 May 2015 | 9:15 am
    Sellers of phony baloney sports memorabilia are tainting the billion-dollar-a-year sports industry. Scammers prey on individuals who love sports and are willing to lay down cash for purchases that reflect their fanaticism; their commitment to a team or favorite player. Fearing that a rare, autographed item at the “right” price will get away, a frenzied fan often exits an auction with what he believes to be a little piece of history. However, instead of being signed by his favorite sports figure, what he has actually purchased is a replica of the real thing. Without proper…
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    Eleven Warriors

  • The Situational: Love it or Leave it

    Ramzy Nasrallah
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:15 am
    The Civil War - despite ending 150 years ago - is still being fought by some of our citizens for various bad reasons that converge on a regionally-bastardized and creative misrepresentation of history. Nevertheless, however you choose to remember the 19th century - real or imagined - it is undeniable that America emerged from her historical low point with considerable credit going to our nation's 17th state. Grant, Sherman, Garfield, Sheridan, Chase & Stanton. For your consideration: Five Ohio-born Civil War officers eventually became president. Point Pleasant's Ulysses S. Grant was…
  • Urban Meyer Says J.T. Barrett is 95% Recovered From His Fractured Ankle

    11W Staff
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:12 am
    We saw J.T. Barrett doing ladder drills last month, and we knew he must be close to his official return from ankle surgery. Today, we got another update from Urban Meyer while he spoke at a youth camp outside of Ashtabula, his hometown: Urban Meyer said today J.T. Barrett is at 95% in terms of his recovery from his fractured ankle. — Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) July 1, 2015 Urban says Braxton is "almost ready" and JT Barrett is "95 percent" and said he expects "the competition will be intense." — Zac Jackson (@AkronJackson) July 1, 2015 There's no question — just go back and review the…
  • Mechanism of Patellar Fractures, Necessity for Surgery, and a Story of Grit

    Aloiya Earl
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Imagine crossing the finish line of a marathon. You’ve trained for months, maybe years. You’ve made it to your race day despite the numerous challenges that accompany such rigorous preparation. You’ve pushed your body to its limits, and you’ve finally accomplished your goal. What an incredible feeling. Now imagine the race officials telling you that you’ve done something wrong. You took a wrong turn somewhere on the course which caused your time chip to malfunction. Your time cannot be recorded. In fact, you can’t even be considered a true finisher... that is, unless you opt to…
  • Jim Harbaugh Just Hilariously Bombed an Interview on Colin Cowherd's Radio Show

    DJ Byrnes
    1 Jul 2015 | 7:52 am
    To be fair to Jim Harbaugh, Colin Cowherd is a professional feces thrower with a national platform, and he's generally bad. I wouldn't want to appear on his show either, unless I were given an unmitigated platform to inform Cowherd of his general badness. But I am not the millionaire public face of a university and its football program. Jim Harbaugh appeared on Cowherd's show today, and it was a spectacular disaster. But don't take my word for it: Wow. UPDATE (2:21 P.M.): Harbaugh, always one to be present on Twitter (as Cowherd mentioned in the interview) took to his personal account to…
  • Can Ohio State’s Defense Repeat Its Ballhawking Ways in 2015?

    Tim Shoemaker
    1 Jul 2015 | 7:10 am
    Ohio State safety Vonn Bell had a phrase he used last season when he garnered an interception. Bell referred to those takeaways as “money balls.” If the interceptions were actually worth any sort of cash consideration, Bell would have been richer than any other Buckeye on defense in 2014. Bell’s six picks led all Ohio State players. “It’s just having a knack for the ball,” Bell said last season. “I always wanted to be a ballhawk and always wanted to make plays for this defense.” But the Buckeyes as a team would have fared pretty well, too. Ohio State recorded 25 interceptions…
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    Peak Performance: The Blog

  • But Not For Long

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:47 pm
    I've got a secret weapon for mental toughness.  The lyrics of a very popular song from B.o.B. featuring Trey Songz includes a phrase could be the most valuable mental conditioning tip you can have for dealing with adversity."But not for long."Every athlete and performer makes mistakes and experiences errors during practice as well as during games and competitive events. Mistakes are part of the game, and there is no such thing as perfection. You can always do better, and you can always improve. Problems occur when errors weaken an athlete’s confidence and mental focus.
  • 2015 NBA Finals Case Study: The Secret of Commitment

    12 Jun 2015 | 7:51 am
    Last night, prior to Game 4 of the 2015 NBA Finals, Head Coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors, made a change in his starting line-up.  He replaced Andrew Bogut with Andre Iguodala. That move along with a change in defensive strategy and a change in his substitution rotations, made all the difference in the world. Although the Cleveland Cavaliers got off to a 7-0 start, Kerr did not panic nor throw out his game-plan.  Instead, the Warriors called a time-out, quickly bounced back and finished the quarter by outscoring the Cavs, 31-17.  Kerr made a crucial decision, but…
  • Why The Atlanta Hawks Will Not Win the NBA Championship in 2015

    10 Apr 2015 | 8:57 am
    The Atlanta Hawks have been excellent this season.  Predicted to miss the playoffs, this team has set a team record for most wins in the regular season (59) and has a strong fan following as a result of the Hawks' gritty performance. It is a year to remember.  The Hawks value has gone up so much, the new ownership may have to pony up $1 billion to snag the team.   As good as things have been, there are warning signs that suggest that this Hawks team will not get their NBA championship this year.  Thus far the team has displayed a delicate balance in which selfless teamwork…
  • Mental Conditioning for the Recreational Athlete or Weekend Warrior

    5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    Several months ago I wrote in this blog about Your Fitness Identity.  This post is a follow-up to that. In that post, I discussed the importance of identifying, assessing, enhancing, establishing and/or regaining your fitness identity.When I talk to many people about their recreational sports participation for any length of time, it is clear that in addition to their pursuit of enjoyment and perhaps momentarily reliving past glory, a majority of us experience moderate to considerable angst, frustration, disappointment, a sense of failure, self-criticism, and performance anxiety.
  • Super Bowl Post-Mortem: The Makings of a Champion

    2 Feb 2015 | 2:11 pm
    Super Bowl XLIX provided so much drama and excitement.  Thank you New England and Seattle.  It was also memorable and valuable for what we can learn from it.  Despite the outcome and the fact that the Super Bowl trophy belongs to the New England Patriots, it can be said that both teams played like champions. Let's look at the anatomy of championship mindset and what mental conditioning is necessary to compete for a Super Bowl. This Super Bowl was a lesson in putting yourself in the best possible position to win.  Both teams did so much to make themselves champions.
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    Women Talk Sports

  • Fever use hot start to upset streaking Sun; Bone ejected

    Ruben Palacios
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    In her 400th career game, Tamika Catchings put on one of her trademark performances. She notched a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Indiana Fever over the Connecticut Sun. Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings managed to make her 400th career game much more memorable, as she played a key role in her team’s 92-84 win over the Connecticut Sun Tuesday at the Mohegan Sun. Catchings, the WNBA’s active leader in points scored, notched her third double-double of the season as she scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. On a nearly perfect shooting night,…
  • Wordless Wednesday

    Inspiring Sports Women
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:00 am
    Wordless Wednesday – memories of women’s boxing London 2012 More Wordless Wednesday bloggers here.     And here on Image-in-ing
  • Top teams fall

    Sue Favor
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:34 pm
    Down went the Sun’s seven-game winning streak, as the Fever defeated them, 92-84. Tamika Catchings, aka the goat, lead Indiana with 26 points and 10 rebounds, and notched 3,000 career boards in the process. All five Sun starters were in double figures. The Storm surged past the Shock, 74-69. Sue Bird was the high-scorer for Seattle with 17 points and Riquna Williams was critical for Tulsa, with 23. The Shock were without Skylar Diggins, who sprained her knee in Sunday’s win and will miss at least four games. Tulsa is now without several starters. Storm rookie Jewell Loyd at last…
  • Liberty, Sky face off in WNBA Pride Month culmination

    Levi Verora Jr
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:00 am
    The Chicago Sky host the New York Liberty at the Allstate Arena on Tuesday, 8 PM ET for a nationally-televised game on ESPN 2 which highlights WNBA Pride Month. The WNBA celebrates its Pride Month every June to promote equality by raising awareness on social media and conducting various events throughout the month. The Pride Month culminates with a nationally-televised duel between Eastern Conference teams New York and Chicago, which both sit at the middle of the pack with 5-4 records. The match with feature Pride-related content as part of the league’s celebration. “The WNBA…
  • Skylar Diggins out with injured knee

    Swish Appeal Admin
    30 Jun 2015 | 10:16 am
    Skylar Diggins will miss tonight’s game versus Seattle because of a knee injury, the Tulsa Shock announced today. Skylar Diggins will miss tonight’s game against the Seattle Storm because of a knee injury, the Tulsa Shock announced earlier today. Diggins suffered the injury in the waning minutes of her last game against the Storm, a game that saw her score a season-high 31 points. Here is a portion of the release from the Shock: Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins will miss tonight’s game in Seattle due to a knee sprain she suffered in Sunday night’s game versus the Storm at the…
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    The Business of Sports

  • Two Must-Attend Sports Business Conferences in July (Russell Scibetti)
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:35 am
    Tweet I know I should have posted this weeks ago, but better late than never. Two of my favorite events of the year are coming up next month, both in San Francisco. Sign up now before they close registration! ALSD (Association of Luxury Suite Directors) – July 6-9 This is the 25th anniversary of the premium event for the premium industry, and this year it also includes: Sports Sales Boot Camp (July 6) Sports Venue Design & Build Forum (July 7-8) Corporate Ticket Impact Conference (July 9) For more information and to register, visit SEAT (Sports & Entertainment…
  • Super Bowl XLIX Economic Impact (Russell Scibetti)
    29 Jun 2015 | 9:29 am
    Tweet When I was working on my MBA at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, I had the chance to participate in the data collection efforts for the Super Bowl XLII economic impact study. When I saw that the latest economic impact results were released last week, it brought back some fond memories. I was also quite impressed with the results – only seven years earlier, Super Bowl XLII had just cracked the $500M threshold of economic impact, compared to over $700M from the most recent game! Here is the full release with the results of the study and information…
  • Infographic Friday: NHL Stanley Cup Final 2015 (Russell Scibetti)
    26 Jun 2015 | 6:15 am
    Tweet It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Genesco Sports Enterprises (@GSE_Sports) and it includes some great statistics from this year’s NHL Stanley Cup Final, including: Ratings comparisons to previous series-clinching games The impact of the Chicago Blackhawks on ratings Social media impressions and buzz NHL fan demographics and market comparisons Check out the full infographic below and click here to see the original version at the Genesco Sports Enterprises Facebook page.
  • New Partnerships Recap: Experience/MLBAM, Delta/Chelsea and STATS/MVPindex (Russell Scibetti)
    25 Jun 2015 | 1:17 pm
    Tweet Lots of news on new sports business partnerships to share this week! Experience and MLBAM Give Fans First Mobile Ticketing Subscription for Major League Baseball Games Experience, the award-winning fan experience technology company, and MLBAM, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today introduced an integration of Experience’s Pass technology into the MLBAM-developed Ballpark mobile app for baseball fans. Experience Pass, in partnership with the participating team’s ticketing provider, allows MLB clubs to offer next-generation fans a…
  • Social Selling for Ticket Sales Staff (Russell Scibetti)
    23 Jun 2015 | 8:02 am
    Tweet In the course of my Twitter usage, I discovered Ted Glick (@ted_glick), an Account Executive for the Philadelphia 76ers. If you just look at his Tweets feed, you’ll see a lot of positive 76ers content, everything from RTs of the team’s content to asking fans what they think about the new logos and potential draft picks. However, if you click over to his “Tweets & replies” feed, what you’ll see is someone who understand the power of Twitter as a sales channel. From the looks of the tweets that he has replied to, it seems like he searches for relevant…
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  • New York Yankees versus LA Angels Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 7-1-2015

    Tony Tellez
    30 Jun 2015 | 10:50 pm
    The New York Yankees will close out a series against the LA Angels in a Major League Baseball game set for Wednesday July 1st. YANKEES VS ANGELS FREE WEDNESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Anaheim is set for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV. New York Yankees vs. LA Angels Odds The Angels are favored by -125 odds with the return on the Yankees at +105 odds. The run total came in at eight runs. Starting for the Yankees in the series finale will be Nathan Eovaldi. The New York right hander is 7-2 in fifteen starts…
  • Chicago Cubs versus New York Mets Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 6-30-2015

    Tony Tellez
    30 Jun 2015 | 12:26 am
    The Chicago Cubs are headed to the road to play the New York Mets in a Major League Baseball game set for Tuesday June 30th. CUBS VS METS FREE TUESDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Play begins from New York at 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN TV. Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets Odds The road side Chicago Cubs are favored by -117 odds with the return on the New York Mets at -103 odds. The run total came in at seven runs. The Cubs will send Kyle Hendricks to the mound in the series opener. Hendricks is 2-4 in fourteen starts with an ERA…
  • Texas Rangers versus Baltimore Orioles Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 6-29-2015

    Tony Tellez
    29 Jun 2015 | 9:21 am
    The Texas Rangers are headed to the road to play the Baltimore Orioles in a Major League Baseball game slated for Monday June 29th. RANGERS VS ORIOLES FREE MONDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from Baltimore is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN. Texas Rangers vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds The Orioles are favored at home by -135 odds with the return on the underdog Baltimore Orioles at +115 odds. The run total is lined at 8 ½ runs. Starting for Texas will be Wandy Rodriguez. The Rangers left hander is 4-3 in…
  • Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Betting Line Odds Prediction Preview 6-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    26 Jun 2015 | 11:45 pm
    The Chicago Cubs will continue their series against the St Louis Cardinals in a Major League Baseball game set for Saturday June 27th. CUBS VS CARDINALS FREE SATURDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line Start time from St Louis is set for 7:15PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX. Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals Odds Chicago will send Donn Roach to the mound on Saturday. Roach works his first game of the 2015 campaign. In 2015 he spent time with the San Diego Padres with one start and fifteen relief appearances where he went 1-0 with an ERA…
  • Cleveland Indians versus Baltimore Orioles Pick Prediction MLB Betting Lines Odds Preview 6-27-2015

    Tony Tellez
    26 Jun 2015 | 11:38 pm
    The Cleveland Indians will continue their series against the Baltimore Orioles in a Major League Baseball game slated for Saturday June 27th. INDIANS VS ORIOLES FREE SATURDAY MLB WINNER CALL 888-711-4311–Tonys Courtesy Line First pitch from Baltimore is set for 7:15PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX. Cleveland Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds The home team Baltimore Orioles is favored by -125 odds with the return on the Cleveland Indians at +105 odds. The run total is lined at 8 ½ runs. Getting the start for Cleveland will be Cody Anderson. The Indians…
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    SEC Rivals

  • Intellectual Property and College Football

    13 Jun 2015 | 12:57 pm
    For over a decade, college football discussed the idea of having a playoff system which finally came true this year, but it was not without controversy. I’m not talking about bad calls and questionable plays. What I’m talking about is the behind the scenes legal issues. First, it doesn’t take the best patent search attorney to find a patent filed in 2000 for a playoff system (patent US6053823 A). Like most patents, it’s a stupid one clearly designed to cash in on someone else who plans on using it. Playoffs have been in sports long before the patent was even issued,…
  • Who is Mark Hammerschmidt?

    14 Oct 2013 | 12:40 pm
    If you are looking for all things Mark Hammerschmidt, be sure to check out
  • Bitcoin Paper Wallet

    5 Sep 2013 | 9:20 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…
  • SEC Rivals

    18 Feb 2013 | 2:42 pm
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    Lacrosse Playground

  • SoSo 63: String League Winner’s Pocket, New Ladder pocket preview, and some important PSAs

    1 Jul 2015 | 9:16 am
    In this week’s episode, Justin is hosting solo because #IrishMike is now #Mikethelifeguard for the summer. Skaggs gives us a glimpse with The Lacrosse Network’s assistance the most viewed lacrosse video ever. We start off this week with a two color fade Headstrong Foundation colors by #frankiefingers in an STX Goalmaster with a G-Pro pocket using 12 diamond East Coast Goalie Mesh. Next our host gives eall of us a short little PSA regarding the goalmaster and when strung properly that “it doesn’t suck. Next we feature two Tribe 7 Ghosts’s precisely strung by…
  • 2015 Vail Lacrosse Shootout – Day 3

    30 Jun 2015 | 8:17 am
    Day three of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout continued with play in five divisions, U19 Boys and Girls, Supermasters, Grandmasters, and Zenmasters. Both Grandmasters and Zenmasters champions were crowned, with the Eldest Statesmen taking first in the Grandmasters once again and Los Abuelos de C2C taking the first ever championship in the Zenmasters. Tuesday, the Elder Statesmen will take on Moondoggies to decide the next Supermasters champion. The U19 Girls will begin their first day of bracket play and the U19 Boys will decide which semi finalists will play in the championship game. Results for…
  • The Laxworm Radio Experience to Broadcast Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse Presented by The Coca-Cola Company July 2-4

    30 Jun 2015 | 8:10 am
    The Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse Presented by The Coca-Cola Company is pleased to announce a partnership with The Laxworm Radio Experience to broadcast games from the first-ever event. This year’s inaugural World Series takes place in Denver July 2-4. Games will be played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (site of the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships), with the championship game moving to Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 4. The top two teams will square off for the world championship live on ESPN2 at 1 p.m. MST, before the Denver Outlaws-Boston Cannons Major League…
  • Shootout for Soldiers Baltimore – Pictures, Wrap-Up and More!

    29 Jun 2015 | 11:41 am
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  • Prime Time Lacrosse All-Americans

    29 Jun 2015 | 11:23 am
    Prime Time is proud to announce and recognize our 11 2015 U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans! This year Prime Time players made up half of New York Section 1 All-Americans, five of the 18 Connecticut All-Americans and one of the four Section 9 All-Americans in Joey Sessa (Minisink Valley, NY – Yale commit) who is a four-time All-American. Prime Time 2015 Decker Curran (Greenwich CT-Michigan commit) is a two-time All-American and was also named to the Senior Under Armour All-American Team consisting of the top 44 players in the country for the Class of 2015. Cullen Morgan (Fox Lane, NY- Syracuse…
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    The Source

  • Check Out The New Yoga App ‘Meditation Made Simple’ From Russell Simmons

    Infinite Wiz
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:10 pm
    You can now meditate to the voice of guru Russell Simmons with his new iOS app Meditation Made Simple is a new yoga app designed by Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons for iOS. In his recently released book Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple, Simmons gives a practical, step-by-step meditation practice and yoga regimen for anyone interested in relaxation through yoga techniques. Meditation Made Simple is the app to complement the book. It is inspired by his personal experience with different meditation techniques and the tools to help you find a meditation practice of your own. Check…
  • Watch Veteran Assassins-”Lemme In” Video

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:54 pm
    Los Angeles transplants Veteran Eye and Ethemadassassin, infamously known as Veteran Assasins, take the masses on a wild and eventful tale in the lead single of their upcoming third album “G.O.L.D.” (Guns, Oil, Land and Diamonds).   Follow the duo as they face cops, capos and wack MC’s.  Check out the Rob Deane directed, LA Bakers produced single  above and give your thoughts below.    
  • A Robot Killed a Man at a Volkswagen Plant in Germany

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:53 pm
    Very scary news out of an industrial plant in Europe For those that have long opposed the regular use of robots in the workplace, citing their inability to use human discretion, here’s your ammunition. A robot grabbed a man and crushed him against a metal plate, causing fatal injuries. According to the AP, the robot’s malfunction was likely due to human error, which doomed the 22-year old employee. Normally, the robot is programmed to grab parts and manipulate them in a confined area. The individual died at the plant before he was able to be rushed to a hospital. Prosecutors are…
  • Listen Here: Cory Jreamz – Brando EP

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:26 pm
    Brando is the first release from 20 year old Houston artist Cory Jreamz, since 2013′s Invictus. Many fans of Cory Jreamz who have waited were treated with 4 uptempo songs for the Summer. MTRINCA (hailing from London) provides Cory with an proper intro track where Cory states ”I’m hollywood now”. Quite the statement too say. Toronto producer Nightizm also provides Cory with 2 thumping instrumentals with 21 & MIGHTSTACKSOMETHING, featuring New York rapper Ro Ransom. The ending for the 4 song EP is quite fitting. Produced by OVO Producer Eric Dingus (produced…
  • NBA Free Agency Time is Here and Now

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:10 pm
    At 12:01 this morning, NBA General Mangers began to try to check off their respective Christmas lists by picking up the best free agents money can buy. There have already have been massive contracts signed, like the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis 5 years/145 million, Portland’s Damian Lillard getting snatched back up for 5 years/120 million, and Miami’s Goran Dragic keeping his talents in South Beach for 5 years/90 million. None of those deals are particularly surprising–though $120 million seems like a lot for Lillard, but what do we know?–but they’ll…
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    Fenway West

  • Sox Squeak Out a Win; Have a Nice 3 Game Win Streak Going

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:59 am
    The Red Sox took on the Blue Jays once again, this time with rookie Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound.  It’s been reported that in his last outing that he was tipping his pitches, so a lot of attention was paid to that during his outing last night.  Rodriguez seemed to do well and left the mound in line for a win.  The bullpen made it dicey, but they were able to squeak out a win. The Sox were able to score two runs in the 1st inning without the benefit of a hit.  Betts got on by way of an error and then with the bases loaded both Napoli and De Aza were walked to have the Sox up 2-0.
  • Clay Finishes Strong June With Win Over Jays

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:42 am
    The Red Sox headed north of the border for a 4 game series with the Toronto Blue Jays.  The Sox had their ace Clay Buchholz on the mound vs. knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.  Buchholz has definitely been the shining star of the rotation in the last month and he continued it with an 8 innings, 1 run performance last night to bring the team to victory. Buchholz has always liked pitching in Toronto and that trend would continue last night as he put on a stellar performance in the series opener.  Buchholz would also get just enough run support to easily coast to victory.  The Red Sox would be the…
  • Masterson Bests Archer in His Return to the Mound

    28 Jun 2015 | 6:31 pm
    The Red Sox came into the rubber game hoping to squeak out a win.  The Sox recently named Justin Masterson as the starter when they sent Joe Kelly down to Pawtucket.  Masterson hasn’t started a game in 6 weeks and had been added to the bullpen for depth until the recent change.  Masterson wouldn’t have an easy opponent either with Chris Archer who has the lowest ERA in the American League.  Masterson got the job done though and Archer gave up 3 homers in his 6 innings of work. The Red Sox got on the scoreboard first by scoring two runs in the 2nd inning.  Pablo Sandoval hit a…
  • Rays Win Game Against Sox By Way of the Longball

    28 Jun 2015 | 9:35 am
    The Red Sox faced off with the Rays again on Saturday in hopes of grabbing their 2nd win in a row and taking the series.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound who has had some pretty decent outings recently.   Miley didn’t pitch poorly, but with no run support he got the loss after giving up a homerun in the 5th.  In fact the Rays scored all their runs in Saturday’s game by way of the home run.  The Sox offense was only able to get one of those runs back and dropped the middle game of the series. Wade Miley kept the game scoreless against Rays pitcher Matt Andriese until the…
  • Sox Take A Game in Extras From The Rays

    27 Jun 2015 | 9:03 am
    The Red Sox headed into Tropicana Field to face off in a series against the Rays.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Alex Colome for the Rays.  The Sox went out to an early lead, but the Rays tied the game and it stayed that way until the game with to extras.  The Sox were able to grab the go ahead run in the 10th and get the victory. The Sox got on the scoreboard first when they scored two runs in the 2nd.  De Aza hit a RBI double and then Jackie Bradley Jr hit an RBI sac fly.  Sox 2-0.  The Rays got one of those runs back in the bottom of the 2nd when Porcello gave up an RBI…
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  • Why Are Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor Fighting for a UFC Belt?

    Ken Pishna
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:34 pm
    Jose Aldo is 25-1 in his career. He won the WEC featherweight championship in 2009 and has been the only one to hold that belt since he and it transitioned to the UFC in 2011. Between the WEC and UFC, Aldo has defended the belt nine times. He hasn’t lost a fight in nearly a decade. So why, when a rib injury forced his withdrawal from the UFC 189 main event opposite Conor McGregor, did the UFC decide to designate McGregor vs. Aldo’s replacement, Chad Mendes, an interim featherweight championship fight? After all, the prognosis was that if he could tolerate the pain, Aldo could have…
  • UFC 189: Chad Mendes vs. Conor McGregor Media Conference Call Replay Staff
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 pm
    . With Jose Aldo out of the fight, the UFC 189 pre-fight conference call took place with Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes dominating the call with heated exchanges, while Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald were also on the call, fielding questions from the media. RELATED > Why Are Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor Fighting for a UFC Belt? Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Ronda Rousey’s SI Swimsuit Shoot Outtakes: Now That’s ‘an Aggressive Rub’

    MMA Hot Sauce
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:25 pm
    Ronda Rousey was shot on Captiva Island by the infamous Walter Iooss for the 2015 SI Swimsuit issue and dazzled in a variety of black swimsuits. RELATED > Ronda Rousey Uncovered Sports Illustrated Photo Shoot Video While you may have already scrolled through her best shots 100 times, we encourage you to admire her gorgeous figure and even better smile once more in this latest video outtake from her Swimsuit shoot. Without further ado… (Video courtesy of Sports Illustrated) Follow @MMAHotSauce on Twitter and Facebook
  • Heavyweight Josue Lugo Jumps at RFA 27 with an Eye to the UFC

    Mick Hammond
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:19 pm
    Since his pro debut just over two years ago, heavyweight Josue Lugo has fought consistently up until the last several months. In his previous bout against former Bellator heavyweight Josh Appelt, Lugo suffered an injury that’s kept him out since early February. “In my last fight, I caught (Appelt) with a left hook and I broke my hand, so that’s why I haven’t fought since then,” Lugo told “I’m really anxious to get back in that cage.” Prior to his injury, Lugo had won seven of his nine bouts, and was feeling like things were especially coming together of late as…
  • VIDEO: Dana White Announces Chad Mendes vs. Conor McGregor for UFC 189 Staff
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:49 pm
    (Video courtesy of ESPN) Check out the official announcement from UFC president Dana White, when he revealed that Chad Mendes, not Jose Aldo, would be fighting Conor McGregor next week at UFC 189 in Las Vegas. RELATED > Jose Aldo Out of UFC 189; Conor McGregor to Face Chad Mendes for Interim Title White commented on why they made the new fight for an interim championship, and McGregor, well, the brash Irishman didn’t hold much back on why he thought Aldo dropped out of the fight. Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
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    Next Impulse Sports

  • Take A Look At The First Trailer For ‘Steve Jobs’ Starring Michael Fassbender (Not Ashton Kutcher)

    Ryan Wong
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:21 pm
    The movie on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ life entitled ‘Steve Jobs’ (not to be confused with the 2013 movie on the same subject called ‘Jobs’) is set to release on October 9th and Universal Pictures released the first official teaser for the film on Wednesday. The film stars Michael Fassbender as the late Steve Jobs Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Lil Jon Throws Out Terrible First Pitch For The Padres

    Ryan Wong
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:35 pm
    LOVE THIS PIC OF ME N @BUCKYLASEK TODAY AT PETCO PARK SD. PRE 1st PITCH #sdinhd A photo posted by LIL JON (@liljon) on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:11pm PDT Rapper and catch-phrase artist Lil Jon was in San Diego on Wednesday to throw out the first pitch at the Padres-Mariners game. While his strut Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • President Obama Is A Fan Of The Bulls Re-signing Jimmy Butler

    Ryan Wong
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:38 pm
    On Wednesday, Jimmy Butler agreed to return to the Chicago Bulls on a four year contract with a player option for a fifth worth around $95 million if he takes the fifth-year option. Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls finalizing a five-year, $95M maximum contract with player option after four years, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Guy Finds Out The Hard Way It’s A Bad Idea To Fish For Sharks In A Kayak

    Justin Leger
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:51 pm
    You learn something new every day, and today Captain Ben Chancey learned not to fish for sharks from a kayak. Chancey hooked a Giant Shark on the line, and as expected it knocked Chancey right out of the boat. Thankfully, Chancey swam himself to safety then went right back into the kayak to finish catching Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
  • Andrew Wiggins Tweets Innocent “Happy Canada Day”, Fan Responds With Ruthless Command

    Andrew Doughty
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:39 pm
    For Andrew Wiggins, the start of NBA free agency doesn’t mean much for him and his team, as the Timberwolves are expected to make little or no noise on Wednesday and over the next few months. As a result, he’s likely enjoying another month of his first full offseason and, being a Toronto native, celebrating his Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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    Total Packers

  • Thompson Texted Brett Favre After His Vikings Beat Packers

    Monty McMahon
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson texted Brett Favre twice after his Minnesota Vikings beat the Packers in 2009. Here's what he said. The post Thompson Texted Brett Favre After His Vikings Beat Packers appeared first on Total Packers.
  • When Travis Jervey Set Himself on Fire and Bought a Lion

    Monty McMahon
    1 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    Travis Jervey isn't a Green Bay Packers legend, although he was a good special teamer. This story is pretty legendary though. It involves gas, kindling and a lion. The post When Travis Jervey Set Himself on Fire and Bought a Lion appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Jared Abbrederis will Need to Pick It Up

    Monty McMahon
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:07 am
    Receiver Jared Abbrederis is behind Jeff Janis in terms of his play, which means he'll need to pick it up if he's going to have a role with the Packers. The post Jared Abbrederis will Need to Pick It Up appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Aaron Rodgers Could Get Another Raise

    Monty McMahon
    30 Jun 2015 | 1:49 pm
    A number of quarterbacks seem likely to surpass Aaron Rodgers' annual salary very soon. Does that mean Rodgers could get another bump? Not out of the question. The post Aaron Rodgers Could Get Another Raise appeared first on Total Packers.
  • Brett Favre Wearing a Packers Jersey

    Monty McMahon
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:00 am
    Brett Favre is back on this week's cover of Sports Illustrated and he's wearing a Green Bay Packers jersey. Way to try to endear yourself to the masses! The post Brett Favre Wearing a Packers Jersey appeared first on Total Packers.
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  • Arsenal face West Ham with live streaming from the Premier League

    Anton Felt
    29 Jun 2015 | 5:00 am
    Arsenal are planning a double raid in January for two players whos contracts currently come to an end next summer and will look to make a two bids worth a combined £14m. First on Arsene Wenger’s list is that of Bolton Wanderers centre-back Gary Cahill for whom the side were reported to have had a […]
  • Leeds v Burnley live stream, match preview and betting odds as Foxes look too strong at King Power

    Trevor Keane
    29 Jun 2015 | 2:02 am
    Its Leicester v Burnley live streaming to watch online, plus the latest betting odds and match preview as the Foxes look more than capable of taking three points today (KO 15:00). Two of the three sides promoted from the Championship meet on Saturday, as Leicester City host Burnley. Leicester City lost for just the second […]
  • Cardiff vs Fulham live streaming : Watch online from Welsh Capital

    Trevor Keane
    27 Jun 2015 | 2:01 am
    Saturday Championship kicks off as Cardiff take on Fulham from the season opener. The early league leaders Nottingham Forest travel to another side who have made an impressive start in Sheffield Wednesday. A win for the Owls in Saturday’s early kick-off would temporarily send Wednesday top, after collecting eight points from their first four games. Forest […]
  • Liverpool vs Bournemouth Live Stream : Premier League new boys travel to Anfield

    Jak Penny
    26 Jun 2015 | 7:10 am
    Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish is plotting a stunning move to bring Napoli striker Edinson Cavani to Anfield before the end of the transfer window. The Reds chief has placed the Urugyuan at the top of his hit list as he continues his search for a strike that can fill in for the suspended Luis Suarez. […]
  • Arsenal v West Ham Live Stream – Match highlights, team news and line up

    Greg Tague
    25 Jun 2015 | 8:54 am
    Arsenal will arrange medicals for both Bolton Wanderers centre-back Gary Cahill and Lille’s impressive youngster Eden Hazard within the next 48 hours. Arsenal were at first interested in the services of Everton centre-back Phil Jagielka however his price tag put the Emirates side off with Wenger now agreeing a deal with Bolton for Cahill that […]
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  • Indian shuttlers seal Canada Open

    Disha Mashelkar
    29 Jun 2015 | 10:44 pm
    Good news comes straight from Badminton corner as, Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won the Canada Open women’s doubles title after upstaging the top-seeded Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in the summit clash. Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa win 2015 Canada Open The third-seeded Indian pair triumphed 21-19 21-16 in the contest which lasted for a comparatively less time of just 35 minutes. In a closely contested and a neck to neck opening game, Jwala and Ashwini broke away from the 19-19 and converted the lone game point opportunity to grab the initiative. The…
  • Vibrant England to take on Black Caps

    Disha Mashelkar
    9 Jun 2015 | 9:04 am
    A vibrant and energetic England’s cricket team will face New Zealand at the Edgbaston, Birmingham today. English team will be led by Captain Eoin Morgan who will miss the presence of pace duo James Anderson and Stuart Broad who are rested due to the upcoming Ashes series against Australia in the next month. Along with them Ian Bell, Moeen Ali and Gary Balance also will not be playing in this five one day series. In the absence of England’s vital team players, they have grabbed in Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Jason Roy and David Willey all filled in, with Liam Plunkett. England vs New Zealand…
  • Parupalli Kashyap loses in the Semi-finals of Indonesian Open Super Series

    Disha Mashelkar
    8 Jun 2015 | 9:31 pm
    The most disappointing match dawned upon P. Kashyap only to leave him upset. The world seeded12th P. Kashyap, after coming so close of winning the $800,000 Indonesian Open Super Series exits the tournament after losing its semi-final. Parupalli Kashyap loses in the Semi-finals of Indonesian Open Super Series The 28 year old, Indian shuttler P. Kashyap’s marathon run to reach the finals of the $800,000 Indonesia Open Super Series 2015 was briefly ended by the Japan’s young, talented, dynamic and golden streaked hair shuttler Momota Kento. Momota is just 20 years old and has two times won…
  • Star Wawrinka

    Disha Mashelkar
    8 Jun 2015 | 9:12 pm
    His flawless one handed backhand always stood out in the Tennis world. His preferred clay surface won him his first French Open at the Roland Garros. At the age of 30, Stansilas Wawrinka played his best to ousted World number One Novak Djokovic. Star Wawrinka Stansilas Warinka, popular as ‘Stan’ defeated world number one Novak Djokovic with an impeccable display of shots at the Rolland Garros final by 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, and 6-4 this Sunday. This is his first Grand slam win in Paris and careers second Grand slam just after winning the Australian Open a year ago in 2014. Chances of Novak…
  • Alonso feels like an amateur as McLaren offers help to Honda

    Anjan Merkap
    8 Jun 2015 | 9:06 pm
    McLaren are in their worst season perhaps in their entire racing career. The team announced recent upgrades before the Canadian race to make the car more reliable which seemed to have failed miserably. Fernando Alonso feels like an amateur as McLaren offers help to Honda Fernando Alonso during the race, lashed out at his team engineer over the car radio during Canadian Grand Prix saying that he felt like an amateur driver. His race engineer advised Fernando Alonso to ‘lift and coast’ over the team radio as the car was consuming more fuel that expected. Fernando who was already struggling…
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    Sports Haze

  • Who is the NBA’s greatest MVP?

    Richard Murray
    30 Jun 2015 | 4:14 am
    BWIN search for the fans’ most valued basketballer of all time It’s a debate that has rumbled on for generations, but a new interactive poll is putting that to bed by allowing fans to vote in the NBA Face Off and help decide who the NBA’s Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T) is. The poll ( will determine over six weeks who fans believe is the league’s all-time MVP, pitting 32 of the league’s biggest and best current and past talents against each other from throughout the NBA’s illustrious 69-year history. Far from a forgone conclusion, it’s a battle which could…
  • The Thrills of the Upcoming 2015 Caulfield Cup

    Richard Murray
    26 Jun 2015 | 3:44 am
    If you’re a horse racing enthusiast, then you definitely don’t want to miss the upcoming Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup is a popular Group 1 horse race that takes place every year in Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia at the Caulfield Racecourse. The thoroughbred horse race was established all the way back in 1879. It has the distinction of being one of the planet’s richest horse races. The 2014 winner of the open handicap race was Admire Rakti, a bay horse from Japan. When a horse wins this race, he can earn Melbourne Cup entry. Horse racing enthusiasts often guess how…
  • UK Races to Watch in the Rest Of 2015

    Richard Murray
    26 Jun 2015 | 3:39 am
    Horse Racing events are significant in Her Majesty the Queens land. Since we are almost finishing off the first half of 2015, there are several horseracing events that have already come and passed. However, this doesn’t mean that there are no more events to look forward to. Below we look at three major events that will have bettors rummaging through race results from previous events to get an edge on the online competition. Ebor Festival Also known as the York Ebor Festival, this is a four-day horse racing event that commences every August at the York Racecourse in York. Ebor Festival is a…
  • Newmarket’s 2015 July Cup Promises To Be A Race to Remember

    Richard Murray
    26 Jun 2015 | 3:26 am
      The 2015 Darley July Cup at Newmarket promises to be one of the best sprint races run in the world for this year. 68 entries have come from as far away as Australia and the United States. According to Newmarket officials, entries are up 40 percent from last year. Odds are that the 11 July event will help determine the year’s champion sprinters in more than one country. Be sure to bet that there will be people from several nations betting on this event. Since 2008, the Darley July Cup has been a key part of the Global Sprint Challenge. This gives UK punters a chance to eye the…
  • 3 Essentials for Game Fishing

    Richard Murray
    5 Jun 2015 | 2:43 am
    Do you dream of landing a big catch out on the open water? Game fishing is an incredibly popular activity that has extended from expensive game boats to include small trailer boats. The thrill of hooking your very catch is not easy to forget, so it’s no wonder the sport has grown quickly in recent years. Whether heading out on your first trip or making a regular visit to the big blue, make sure these essentials are among your game fishing equipment. 1. Life Jacket or Personal Floatation Device Most commonly known as a personal floatation device or PFD, this is the most important item you…
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    Project Spurs

  • Free Agency Afternoon Update: Aldridge, Monroe, Lin, Ellington

    Paul Garcia
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:54 pm
    After making two deals this morning by getting a verbal commitment to re-sign shooting guard Danny Green and agreeing to a deal that will unload Tiago Splitter’s contract to the Atlanta Hawks, here’s the latest on San Antonio Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge chase, what could happen if Aldridge doesn’t choose San Antonio, and two veterans the Spurs […]
  • Report: Spurs to re-sign Green, trade Splitter to Hawks

    Paul Garcia
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:24 am
    After setting the framework to bring Kawhi Leonard back for a five-year extension early Wednesday morning, the San Antonio Spurs locked up Leonard’s teammate on the wing, Danny Green, as Green has verbally committed to re-signing with the Spurs for four years, at $44 million, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard and Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. […]
  • Latest on Green, Belinelli and Spurs’ interest in Prince

    Paul Garcia
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:15 pm
    The key news that kicked off the 2015 Free Agency Period for the San Antonio Spurs was the report that the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard had agreed to the framework of a new maximum contract extension. Also, in that report, it was noted that Leonard would join the Spurs’ contingent of Gregg Popovich, R.C. Buford, […]
  • Report: Leonard, Spurs to agree to framework on maximum contract extension; Leonard to be in Aldridge meeting

    Paul Garcia
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:23 pm
    As the 2015 Free Agency period officially kicked off at 11:01 PM CST Tuesday, the first news involving the San Antonio Spurs involved restricted free agent Kawhi Leonard, whom the Spurs had extended a qualifying offer earlier in the day. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Leonard has agreed to the framework of a five-year […]
  • Report: Spurs Extend Qualifying Offers to Leonard & Joseph

    Zac Graham
    30 Jun 2015 | 7:47 pm
    While we wait for the NBA free agency frenzy to officially begin at 12:01 a.m. EST tonight, Eric Pincus of the LA Times has reported that the Spurs have officially extended qualifying offers to their two 2011 first-round draft picks, Kawhi Leonard and Cory Joseph. Leonard did not receive the maximum qualifying offer, as doing so […]
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    STACK Blog

  • Music in Sports Roundup: Billie Jean King Does ‘Billie Jean’

    Maddy Lucier
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to check out Nick Young trying to tell the difference between Iggy’s and Kobe’s rap lyrics, Tom Brady dancing with Wiz Khalifa looking on, and Steph Curry singing Phil Collins.  Russell Wilson/ Ciara Damian Lillard Nick Young [youtube video="ArcIIL2QPLo" /]
  • YOGA FAILS, FIXED: How to Avoid Cranking Your Back in Seated Twists

    Natalie Sabin
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:30 pm
    The “Yoga Fails, Fixed” series is for any person who’s ever felt lost, confused or just plain awkward when trying yoga. The first two articles in the series offered simple fixes for Downward Facing Dog and Warrior 2. In this installment, we explore the seemingly simple Seated Twist pose, which is a bit more complex—and far more beneficial—than most people realize.
  • NBA Stars DeMar DeRozan and DeMarcus Cousins Spin Just Like the Rest of Us

    Jordan Zirm
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:30 pm
    Sitting atop a stationary bike pedaling a mile a minute and being screamed at by an instructor saying “BEAUTY MEANS PAIN,” that, “man, I bet NBA players don’t have to go through this.” You might think they find cooler ways to get in shape, like hanging out in a cryotherapy chamber or running on a
  • WATCH: Marshawn Lynch Fulfills His Dream of Scoring a Touchdown in Skittles

    Rob Scott
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Beast Mode, jumping across the goal line and loving Skittles. These things just scratch the surface when describing Marshawn Lynch, the Seattle Seahawks prolific running back But who would’ve thought the 5-time All-Pro could combine all three at once? Late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien made it happen. On the show, Conan set up an
  • How to Use the Pool to Recover Faster from Workouts

    Brandon Hall
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:30 am
    During the summer, the pool is always a popular hangout, but it shouldn’t just be a place for cannonballs and belly flops. In fact, a pool can be a valuable training and recovery tool when used the right way. Pool recovery workouts have been popular for years with elite athletes like Victor Cruz. Chip Smith,
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    Site Flipping

  • You Make Money Blogging ? Earn Passive Income

    7 Jun 2015 | 8:42 pm
    You Make Money Blogging ? Earn Passive Income Over the past 10 years, blogging has become a popular activity. While many people have blogs simply to express their thoughts and feelings or to update friends with recent family happenings, some people earn a little bit of money off of their blogs. Others earn enough residual income to quit their day jobs. So, how do you make money blogging? What are the things that these successful bloggers do that others have missed? If you are contemplating beginning a blog to earn residual income, use the following tips to get started on the right foot.
  • The Graphics Firesale

    5 Sep 2014 | 9:55 am
    A few website design products I can recommend: The Graphics Firesale Professional Web Graphic Designer Goes Crazy And Gives Away The Farm For Pennies On The Dollar! Thousands Of Top Quality Original Graphics That You Can Use On Your Website And In Your Products. Beautiful Icons, Banners, And Much More. Must See! The Graphics Firesale Web Zeet Advance Computer Learning Books And Website Development & Designing And Programming , And Basic Operating System Learning Books Also. Web Zeet Wpvicomeditor – Design WordPress Websites Like A Lego Blocks Best WordPress Plugin That Let Customer…
  • Lastest Highest Domain Sales News

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:29 pm
    Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes Remaining equipment and supplies are stacked for sale in a hallway at Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola, Mo. / AP photo … The city now is trying to acquire the old hospital through eminent domain and is seeking $ 6 million in federal loans to re-open it … Read more on Group's (WWWW) CEO David L. Brown on Q3 2014 Results – Earnings … As we have done in the past, we will continue to refine and adjust where we allocate incremental marketing dollars to generate the highest rates of return. So,…
  • John Oliver's five .NYC domain names making fun of Michael Bloomberg

    9 Aug 2014 | 6:07 pm
    John Oliver's five .NYC domain names making fun of Michael Bloomberg Comedian pokes fun at Michael Bloomberg's domain names, which Domain Name Wire revealed last week. Last week I wrote a story about Michael Bloomberg's 400 .nyc domain names. The over-the-top defensive registrations included everything from … Read more on Domain Name Wire The BRA Wants to Extend Its Urban Renewal Authority Looking for an extension of its urban renewal authority, the Boston Redevelopment Authority will host the first in a series of public meetings this week, aimed at educating community…
  • Domain Movers:,, and More Domains

    27 Jul 2014 | 10:16 am
    Domain Movers:,, and More Domains Spil Games Intangibles B.V. has sold the domain name to the owners of Hangzhou Duomai E-Commerce Co.,Ltd on April 7, 2014 and it appears has sold it. Spil purchased at Sedo for $ 490 in December 2008. NNNN market has … Read more on
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    Sports Feel Good Stories

  • Inspirational Assist: Cancer Survivor Hits Buzzer Beater

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

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

    18 Jun 2015 | 6:38 am
    Mike Veeck, the man who featured a drag team dressed in drag, a pig named Notorious P.I.G. (Piggy Smalls) that delivers game balls to umpires and a Roman Catholic nun giving massages in the stands during minor league baseball games, has given St. Paul more: a cool ball field in Lowertown. St. Paul Saints’ CHS Field The view from the grass on left field berm Framed by the Farmer’s Market, warehouses and I-94, the CHS Field park pays tribute to local artists and showcases an artistry of its own. Highlights include a red cedar ceiling under the grandstand and on the 2nd level club…
  • Lou Gehrig: The Iron Horse

    15 Jun 2015 | 7:32 am
    He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. Remarkably, 76 years later he is still remembered, even revered by baseball fans, who still clamor for his memorabilia. Baseball great Lou Gehrig, hit behind the “Sultan of Swat”, falling fourth behind The Babe in the New York Yankees’ batting order. Both men were superlatives in their own right of course, but there was something very special about Lou Gehrig. He was certainly more soft-spoken than Ruth. Gehrig was a quiet sort that went about the business of baseball in a gentlemanly way. Apparently Gehrig didn’t…
  • Of Rowing and the River

    29 Apr 2015 | 5:55 am
    By Hal Barnes “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) Of Rowing and the River I came to rowing rather late in life. I’ve always been an eager participant in human powered travel. Cross country skiing, biking, canoeing, kayaking, hiking – all these activities had my enthusiastic participation. One early spring my wife, also a human power devotee, decided to learn to row. She was hooked immediately. It took her a year to convince me to try it for myself. “Is it as good as skiing?” I…
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    Chatham-Kent Sports Network

  • Jamieson Junior Golf Tour Results

    Jay Smith
    1 Jul 2015 | 6:05 am
    The Jamieson Junior Tour had its first event of the season on Tuesday at Essex Golf and Country Club. A total of 97 Junior and Collegiate Golfers participated in the event. Players enjoyed great course conditions despite the recent heavy rains. In the Junior Boys division Luc Warnock and Curtis Hughes tied with 3 over 74’s.  Curtis was not available for a playoff so Luc was declared the champion for this event. Third place went to Brendan Fehr who carded a 75. In the Junior Girls Division Jasmine Ly continued her winning ways from last year taking the title with an 82 besting Julia…
  • Anderson Wins Prospects Showcase

    Ian Kennedy
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:45 pm
    Sam Anderson and her Pro Hockey team won a Prospects tournament this past weekend in Rochester, New York – Contributed PhotoChatham-Kent product Sam Anderson played in the North American Prospects Showcase (NAPS) tournament this weekend in Rochester, New York with her 2001 Pro Hockey team, based out of Toronto, helping her club to the tournament title. They played against West Coast Selects, East Coast Selects, East Coast Selects Quebec, as well as other teams from across North America. Anderson and her Pro Hockey team beat the East Coast Selects Quebec in the semi finals and East Coast…
  • Locals To Compete At Legion Provincials

    Ian Kennedy
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:18 pm
    Delainey Johnson with her first place ribbons from the OFSAA West Regionals – Contributed PhotoThe Royal Canadian Legion’s Ontario Track and Field Championships will featured several Chatham-Kent athletes, as eight local competitors will represent District A at the provincial competition in London, Ontario from July 3-4. Delainey Johnson, who recently won a silver medal in the OFSAA midget girls 3000m race, will compete in the midget girls division in the 1200m and 2000m races. Johnson recently completed her grade 9 school year at Chatham-Kent Secondary School, where she was named…
  • OSS Trotting Fillies To Invade Dresden Raceway

    Jay Smith
    30 Jun 2015 | 2:01 pm
    Dresden Raceway action – Photo by Gary Patterson WRITTEN BY: GARY PATTERSON Seven Divisions of Ontario Sire Stakes Trotting Fillies will be hitting the track at Dresden Raceway as part of a special Canada Day card of racing. Canada Day marks the first time since September 2013 that OSS races have been at the local oval and the OSS Fillies are expected to shine. Dresden Raceway’s Track Record for three-year-old trotting fillies of 1:58 flat could fall as all of the morning line favourites have trotted faster this year. SPARE TIME ROZIE set the track record in 2006. OH MY MAGIC, MUSCLE…
  • Local Sports Briefs: June 30, 2015

    Jay Smith
    30 Jun 2015 | 7:33 am
    Seven divisions of Ontario Sire Stakes Trotting fillies will be part of the Canada Day celebration at Dresden Raceway. The July 1st card of racing kicks off at 1:30pm and will feature lots of giveaways, prizes and an 8ft Canada Day cake. C-K basketball standout Bridget Carleton is in Toronto for the Canada Women’s Under 19 basketball tryouts. Carleton has worn the maple leaf on several occasions and is a favourite to represent Canada at the FIBA Under-19 World Championships in Chekov, Russia starting July 18th. Chatham’s Mallory Johnson was a part of a gold-medal winning Team Canada…
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    BallHyped Blog Network

  • Boston Celtics 2015 NBA Draft Proves That Danny Ainge Still Does Not Understand The Draft Process

    28 Jun 2015 | 10:18 am
    Danny AInge knows how to trade a player or two to acquire more picks in the NBA Draft. He proved that when he did well to maximize the return from dealing players such as Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. He has also demonstrated that he is knowledgeable when it comes to trading away […]Boston Celtics 2015 NBA Draft Proves That Danny Ainge Still Does Not Understand The Draft Process is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Will Brewers pitching staff have a 20-game loser this season?

    23 Jun 2015 | 8:19 am
    When you have the second-worst record in the majors you are bound to have more than a few times when your team or your players’ names will appear in a negative stats column. Case in point: The Brewers have two pitchers who are among the six tied for the most pitching losses this season with […]Will Brewers pitching staff have a 20-game loser this season? is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • The record former Padres manager Bud Black did not want

    20 Jun 2015 | 10:17 am
    The San Diego Padres this week fired long-time manager Bud Black. The team was hovering around the .500 mark and with several free agent moves this past season, the team was hoping for a better run at the top spot in the National League West in 2015. Black compiled a 649-713 (.477) record in eight-plus […]The record former Padres manager Bud Black did not want is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • MLB Rumors: Do Not Expect To See Red Sox Trade David Ortiz To Twins, Indians, Blue Jays, Angels Or Any Team

    19 Jun 2015 | 6:35 am
    The words sports and loyalty generally do not mix. It is not like the old Frank Sinatra song, Love and Marriage, where, you can’t have one without the other. These days, there is very little loyalty when it comes to professional sports, its owners or the players. Thankfully, there is still some loyalty when it […]MLB Rumors: Do Not Expect To See Red Sox Trade David Ortiz To Twins, Indians, Blue Jays, Angels Or Any Team is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
  • Steph Curry misses out on unique NBA ‘Grand Slam’ honor

    18 Jun 2015 | 8:23 am
    When Golden State's Andre Iguodala was selected as the NBA Finals MVP on Tuesday night, it prevented Warriors star and teammate Steph Curry from becoming the ninth NBA player to win a unique version of the league's Grand Slam. Curry led the Warriors to the league's best regular-season record and a title while being named […]Steph Curry misses out on unique NBA ‘Grand Slam’ honor is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at View and Vote
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    The Love of Sports

  • 5 Players Throughout MLB History You’d Want To Dine With

    30 Jun 2015 | 4:26 pm
    By C.G. Morelli We’ve all heard the obligatory conversation starter before: “If you could have dinner with an influential person, who would it be and why?” Ah, the sounds of a high school history class … except without all the snoring and with only half the amount of drool. Believe me, I’m not asking you to relive it with me because, seriously, those conversations usually turned out to be as exciting as a Royals game. Personally, I always thought it’d be more interesting to think about what you’d actually say to these people as they were huddled around your kitchen table. What…
  • How to sneak into an MLB game

    Avery D'Alessandro
    30 Jun 2015 | 1:02 pm
    I’m sure I echo the sentiments of many fans when I say “nothing beats a day at the ballpark.” Since I always want to help fellow baseball lovers enjoy the greatest game man’s ever created, I offer the following ways to get a seat at the game without getting a seat in the poorhouse. However, I offer no guarantees these won’t get you a seat at the local jail! Here are 5 ways to sneak into a baseball game: 5. Tell the person at will call that Mr. (owner of the team) left a ticket for you As the poor clerk fumbles around trying to find your non-existent tickets, casually mention how…
  • Top 10 Sports Cartoons

    26 Jun 2015 | 6:40 am
    By C.G. Morelli  This past Saturday morning, after tossing and turning for the better part of two hours, I decided to roll myself out of bed with the roosters. What I realized was, short of counting the moths as they fluttered in front of my porch light, there’s not a whole lot to do when you’re up at the butt crack of dawn. So, I thought back to when I was a kid when waking up that early was a birth right rather than an annoying setback. How did I keep myself busy back then? After coming to the conclusion I’m a bit past my prime to whip out the G.I. Joe battle station and figurines, I…
  • 5 NBA Draft Picks Who Never Won A Championship

    25 Jun 2015 | 7:17 am
    By Brendon Rosenau Winning an NBA Championship isn’t  guarantee, even for some of the greatest players in the world. Below are two teams. Team A is loaded with the best the game has ever seen. Team B has 17 rings between them. You think anyone from Team A would want to switch places with Team B? John Stockton (Team A) vs. Jason Williams (Team B) Stockton was a point guard in the truest sense of the word. He’s the NBA’s all-time leader in assists (15,806) and steals (3,265) and is third in games played (1,504). To bad for him that in the two years he led his team to the NBA Finals,…
  • Top 10 Second Round NBA Draft Picks

    25 Jun 2015 | 6:47 am
    By Paulie Knep  Over the past couple of weeks, every sports website and magazine has published a mock draft, projecting which player each team will select in the first round. After the draft, basketball analysts will grade all the first round picks and judge which teams did the best. Yet, little attention is paid to the players drafted in the second round. Due to the recent influx of international players and youngsters declaring for the draft after one or no years of college experience, there are many unproven diamonds in the rough to be plucked late in the draft. Numerous second round…
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  • Real Salt Lake – Keepie Uppie Week 17

    Brett Austin
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:30 am
    The Week That Was The past two weeks started with US Open Cup play, giving Real Salt Lake a 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders 2. The team went into the locker room down 1-0 but responded in the second half to continue on in Open play. Goals were provided by Joao Plata and Javier Morales. Four days later, RSL hosted Sporting Kansas City. The game saw the return to the score sheet of Olmes Garcia. It also opened up the MLS goal scoring account for Sebastian Jaime. RSL stole the 3 points, thanks to the Garcia stoppage time goal, in a 2-1 win. Real Salt Lake had a game three days later but across the…
  • Touch Line: Episode 22

    Brett Austin
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:22 am
    After Rich’s red card and Brett’s injury due to playing Center Back, they are back! They look back at the past two weeks of Real Salt Lake matches and then look ahead to the two games this week: Open Cup action against Portland and MLS action against Orlando City! Contact the hosts @frisbee_rich, @A24Brett  or the show @TouchLine_TBS ***We are on iTunes and Stitcher. Download us today! Leave us a review!*** The post Touch Line: Episode 22 appeared first on
  • BYU Football: JSwaggy Media Day

    R Todd Graham
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:30 am
    BYU media day has come and gone.  Here is what I took away from the festivities. Jamaal Williams Jamaal Williams was the star of Media Day and cemented himself as my favorite Cougar this year.  He made the rounds with the local media members.  He ate a cupcake with Hans Olsen and told the story of the Good Samaritan using the bloods and the crips, here are a few of the quotes that came out of the JSwag Daddy: “I’m heavier, sexy heavier.” “I’m a little dark, tattoos, they don’t see that a lot around here… When people stare at me I just stare right back.” “The dogs gotta…
  • BYU Football: Time to be creative for Big 12 inclusion

    Andy Kartchner
    30 Jun 2015 | 8:51 am
    This is BYU’s chance to make the Big 12 an offer they can’t refuse. News broke recently that if the Big 12 were to expand, the TV networks would increase the conference’s payout commensurate with the expansion.  This revelation bucked the nearly universal assumption that TV money was the only thing keeping the conference from staying true to its name. Jason Kirk at SB Nation did a great breakdown of the costs of expansion (surprise: football revenue is only 60% of the equation) for each Big 12 school. In a nutshell, the NCAA basketball tournament and College Football…
  • Utah Utes Football: Left Side Strong Side

    Patrick Thomsen
    29 Jun 2015 | 1:18 pm
    Everyone knows a good offense only goes as far as its offensive line allows it to. In fact, if the big fellas up front aren’t up to par, you can pretty much expect your offense to not be very good at all. The offensive line is the engine of the offense, when it’s clicking on all cylinders it’s a beautiful thing but when it’s sputtering, well, you get the picture. Utah’s offensive line returns most of their starters from last season minus Junior Salt and Jeremiah Poutasi. The right side of the line will most likely be held down by guard Salesi Uhatafe 6’4…
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge seriously considering signing with Suns

    Yaron Weitzman
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:45 pm
    The free agent power forward is reportedly deciding between San Antonio and Phoenix. The Spurs may still be the frontrunners, but after meeting with free agent power forward LaMarcus Aldridge for two hours Wednesday afternoon the Phoenix Suns believe they have a chance at signing the four-time All-Star, reports CBS Sports' Ken Berger and the Arizona Republic's Paul Coro. Phoenix and San Antonio are the two teams Aldridge is considering, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. The Suns brought an eight-man contingent to pitch Aldridge, according to Coro. The group was made up of team…
  • This Japan penalty run-up looks like it's in slow motion

    Kevin McCauley
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:40 pm
    How is this not illegal? Aya Miyama, this is absolutely ridiculous. There's actually a rule that a player can't stop completely during their run-up, and if they do, the referee can make them take again. There are like ... five times the ref should have blown the whistle and made Miyama start over here. Oh, and the penalty shouldn't have even been awarded. The contact on the foul was outside the box. The pen. — Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) July 1, 2015
  • Every important NBA free agency rumor in one place

    SB Nation NBA Staff
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:40 pm
    The latest news and rumors for DeAndre Jordan, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love and other 2015 NBA free agents. SIGNINGS July 1: Iman Shumpert agrees to $40 million deal with Cavaliers July 1: Paul Pierce agrees to $10.5 million deal with Clippers July 1: Brandan Wright agrees to $18 million deal with Grizzlies July 1: Paul Milsap agrees to $58 million deal with Hawks July 1: Amir Johnson agrees to $24 million deal with Celtics July 1: Jonas Jerebko agrees to $10 million deal with Celtics July 1: Kyle Singler, Thunder agree on $25 million deal July 1: Tyson Chandler agrees to…
  • Every NBA free agent signing this offseason

    Mike Prada
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:40 pm
    Keep up to date with every NBA signing with this handy free-agent tracker. Note: The rankings in parenthesis are based on Tom Ziller's free agency preview. Kawhi Leonard (2): 5 years, $90 million with Spurs Kevin Love (5): 5 years, $110 million with Cavaliers Jimmy Butler (7): 5 years, $95 million with Bulls Brook Lopez (9): 3 years, $60 million with Nets Brandon Knight (12): 5 years, $70 million with Suns Goran Dragic (13): 5 years, $90 million with Heat Danny Green (14): 4 years, $45 million with Spurs Tristan Thompson (17): 5 years, $80 million with Cavaliers Paul Milsap (19): 3 years, $58…
  • Iman Shumpert stays with Cavaliers for $40 million over 4 years

    Satchel Price
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:35 pm
    The guard will help Cleveland try to win its first NBA title alongside LeBron, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving. Restricted free agent wing Iman Shumpert has signed a 4-year, $40 million dollar deal with the Cavaliers, according to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The final year is said to be a player option. Yahoo! has confirmed the report. HOW Shumpert became a restricted free agent this summer as a result of the Cleveland Cavaliers extending him a qualifying offer with the conclusion of his rookie contract. That move gave Cleveland the right to match any offer given to Shumpert this summer…
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    Football Tutorials

  • 6 Cone Drill for Quarterbacks

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

    26 Jun 2015 | 7:47 am
    In today’s video blog post, we are going to demonstrate a fantastic special teams drill for“Steering”. This drill will help your players to understand the concepts behind this important technique and how to implement it successfully. Breaking Down the “Steering” Drill for Special Teams The players are going to facing each other on the line, one player being the kickoff coverage and the other being the kickoff return. The players will be locked up, and on the “Go” command, the kickoff coverage player is going to try to force the other player backwards, and either to the right…
  • The “Punch & Drive” Drill for Special Teams

    18 Jun 2015 | 12:24 pm
    The Setup: 1.  Set up with 2 players facing each other, with the line between them. 2.  The player facing the end zone is the offensive blocker/kickoff return personnel. The other player is the kickoff coverage player. The Breakdown: You have probably noticed that many times on the kickoff return, the unit gets their hands on the opponent, but they don’t want to move their feet. The kickoff coverage player’s main objective is to bowl over the blocker. In order to do this, the kickoff coverage player needs to be in a good fit position, he needs to move his feet upon contact, and…
  • Spring To Action Drill for Kick Off Return

    11 Jun 2015 | 10:26 am
    In this video blog post, we are demonstrating fish hooks on a kick off return. We also show you a kick off return circuit that you can add to your next football practice plan! 1. Set up 2 cones spaced approximately 3 feet apart down the line, with one player on the line next to each cone. Imagine that the kicker is kicking the ball off, and you are acting as either a front line player or a second line player for the kick off return unit. 2. Each player on the line should stand on a 45 degree angle so that they can see the kick, and focus on not leaving too early. (You can add a simulated…
  • Special Teams: The Butt & Press Drill

    5 Jun 2015 | 9:41 am
    As you get closer to the ball carrier, there are going to be guys that are in your way. Many players want to run around blocks. But what really needs to happen in a shock and lock on that blocker, with the defender finding where the ball carrier is going and then ripping off of the blocker to make the tackle on the ball carrier. The Special Teams “Butt & Press” is a great drill for block protection or block destruction. This is a complimentary drill to the “Hard Turn” Avoidance Zone Drill, as in this special teams drill, we have an opportunity to work with the defender on using…
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    Online Basketball Drills

  • Hide and Seek Team Defense Drill

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

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

    Coach Pat
    18 Jun 2015 | 10:17 am
    This is a great shooting drill to teach younger or less experienced players what shooting is all about! Put your players at a basket to work on “soft shots” or “Swish shots”, and using 5 spots on the floor, work on taking players to a target. Coaching Tips: 1.  Before beginning, set a goal for […] The post Five Spot Soft Shot Shooting Drill appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Inbounds Plays

    Coach Pat
    15 Jun 2015 | 12:54 pm
    While inbounds plays can seem inconsequential at times in the grand scheme of things, there’s no denying the fact that a well executed a inbounds play will more often than not produce a high quality shot. And if you have 10 inbounds opportunities a game, in a tightly matched contest, that could mean an additional […] The post Inbounds Plays appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
  • Zone Offense

    Coach Pat
    15 Jun 2015 | 12:40 pm
    The two most important things to keep in mind when attacking any zone defense are spacing and ball movement. If you can force the defense to slide back and forth across the court, eventually you’ll be able to find a crack in their armor. But it doesn’t matter how fast you’re moving the ball if […] The post Zone Offense appeared first on Online Basketball Drills.
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  • SI NFL Analyst Andy Benoit Gets Owned By Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler

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

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

    Lesley Batson
    4 Jun 2015 | 12:07 am
    What can I say? CaddyShack is a cult classic with some raunchy humor. It truly speaks for itself.  First of all, it’s soooo 80s. It stars Rodney Dangerfield and of course, Bill Murray and Chevy Chase who were young breakout stars of Saturday Night Live at the time.  This movie has so many classic lines and it’s comic genius. Golf fans will both love and hate the gopher.   It’s probably not a film you want to watch with young kids but teens and up will get a good laugh ab workout.  Check out the trailer…     The post #TBT CaddyShack appeared first on…
  • The NBA and Disney Team Up For A Unique Entertainment Experience

    Lesley Batson
    3 Jun 2015 | 11:14 pm
    If you have not been to Orlando, Florida in a few years, you should plan a trip back to visit. The city has evolved quite a bit.  This small city has truly grown on me as I’ve watched it blossom for both residents and tourists.   Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog   The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World is slated to open at Disney Springs (what is formerly known as Downtown Disney which has been going through an impressive transformation).  You won’t find the dance clubs there anymore. There are 150+ shops,  restaurants and entertainment venues – many of them…
  • The Real World Love & Basketball Marriage Proposal (VIDEO)

    Lesley Batson
    29 May 2015 | 10:53 am
    You might not know Alex ‘Superman’ Johnson but he played college basketball at Cal State and NC State but now plays professionally in Canada.  Why am I mentioning him?  Just watch him playing one-on-one with his girlfriend Brey Dorsett.Now that’s classy. The post The Real World Love & Basketball Marriage Proposal (VIDEO) appeared first on Fanatchicks.
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    Sportsvibe football news

  • Arsenal Winger Set For Exit

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Arsenal are preparing to let youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles leave the club this summer with Ipswich closing in on a loan deal. The academy graduate is regarded in the highest esteem by those working on his incredible talent at the club, and he has already made his first-team debut, coming off the bench to feature in the Champions League tie with Galatasaray last December. According to the Daily Star, the 17-year-old is on the verge of agreeing a season-long loan deal with the Tractor Boys, a move that will offer him plenty of playing time. Maitland-Niles has impressed throughout the Gunners…
  • Winger Agrees To Sign Three Year Manchester United Deal

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:00 pm
    Manchester United winger Ashley Young has reportedly been rewarded for his improved form by penning a three-year contract extension at the club. Young, who struggles under David Moyes at the start of his United career revitalised his career under Louis van Gaal, becoming one of the Red Devil's most consistent and improved players. And according to the Sun, the England international has been rewarded with a new, three-year contract due to his upturn in form. It is understood that the 29-year-old will remain on his current 120,000-a-week terms, with the new deal understood to contain improved…
  • Liverpool Agree Deal For Premier League Powerhouse

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Liverpool are on the verge of adding another striker to their ranks after it was revealed they have agreed a deal to sign Christian Benteke. The Aston Villa striker is one of the most sought after forwards in England after his outstanding performances under new manager Tim Sherwood helped keep his side up last season. The Belgian international, who has also been heavily linked with a move to Tottenham, will likely cost the Reds 32. 5million, which is the price of his release clause. According to the Metro, Villa will not drop their asking price below this value, although it is unlikely to put…
  • Manchester United Agree To Sign Borussia Dortmund Icon

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Manchester United are closing in on one of their main transfer targets after it was revealed Ilkay Gundogan will have his move to Old Trafford signed off next week. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder looks certain to leave the Bundesliga outfit this summer having been heavily linked with a switch to the Premier League. Arsenal are also known to have shown an interest, but according to the Metro, it now appears as though United are close to securing his signature. The German international was thought to be on the verge of signing a new deal with Dortmund despite manager Jurgen Klopp leaving the…
  • Bournemouth Boss Confident Of Safety With Distin

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:00 am
    As they look towards their first season in the Premier League, Bournemouth have signed veteran defender Sylvain Distin, in a bid to beat relegation next season. Cherries boss Eddie Howe hopes that the experienced Frenchman can play a vital role as the side looks to beat the drop next term, having been promoted the Premier League last season - their first time in the League. According to the Mirror, the 37-year-old, who has become the south coast club's sixth signing of the summer, will play his 15th season in the top division of English football. Howe, who led Bournemouth to the Premier…
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    Y! Sports Blogs - Yahoo Sports

  • Angels name Bill Stoneman interim general manager

    Mark Townsend
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:26 pm
    With Jerry Dipoto officially out as general manager, the Los Angeles Angels have named Bill Stoneman, the architect of their 2002 World Series championship team, as his interim replacement. The news was revealed just moments before the Angels took on the New York Yankees Wednesday night at Angel Stadium. Source: Bill Stoneman will become the #Angels' interim GM, with Matt Klentak basically serving as his No. 2. No Bud Black.— Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) July 1, 2015 According to's Alden Gonzalez, the Angels could look to open up wider search for a permanent replacement during…
  • On Phil Kessel, Jim Rutherford and silencing the haters

    Greg Wyshynski
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:23 pm
    Toronto won’t have Phil Kessel to kick around anymore, which means we might have to pitch in and get Dave Feschuk a ball or a can or Dion Phaneuf or something, since the annual target of his indignation is now a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. How to describe Feschuk’s coverage … well, it was as if all the criticism of Kessel became sentient, took on human form and acquired a byline in the Toronto Star. There was the TRADE KESSEL column of June 2013. There was the time he used an assistant coach’s comments at an offseason clinic to crucify Kessel as un-coachable. He confronted…
  • Next up? Miguel Sano reportedly gets called up to the Twins

    Mike Oz
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:48 pm
    At this rate, we're going to run out of high-profile prospects! OK, not really, but baseball's year of prospect continues with another big bat headed to the big leagues. Miguel Sano, the freakish third baseman in the Minnesota Twins organization, is the latest to get the call, reports's Rhett Bollinger. After losing 2-1 to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday, the Twins sent Kennys Vargas to Double-A, a move that had some mouths in Minnesota watering for Sano. And it will be so, reportedly. Just heard from a well-placed source that Miguel Sano will be getting the call up to the Twins.—…
  • Panthers acquire Reilly Smith, contract of Marc Savard from Bruins for Jimmy Hayes

    Sean Leahy
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:43 pm
    Chris Pronger isn’t the only inactive NHL player to be switching teams this summer. Marc Savard, or more accurately, Marc Savard’s contract has been dealt to the Florida Panthers along with Reilly Smith from the Boston Bruins in exchange for current restricted free agent Jimmy Hayes. Florida had been in on the discussion for Pronger’s $4,941,429 cap hit during the NHL Draft, but instead they’ll add Savard’s $4,027,143 number to help keep them well beyond the salary cap floor. The key for the Panthers is that Savard is only owed $575,000 in salary in each of the next two seasons. …
  • Glen Sather calls it quits as Rangers GM; officially hands team to Jeff Gorton

    Josh Cooper
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Former New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather will always been intrinsically linked to Edmonton. Even if he’s spent his last 14 seasons in Gotham. And he referenced the current Oilers situation on why he decided to officially hand over the Rangers’ general manager spot to long-time assistant GM Jeff Gorton rather than stepping down and watch the Rangers hire someone outside. Sather will retain his title as president – but it sounds like more of a ceremonial spot. “A lot of times just like you saw in Edmonton when somebody goes into a place they change the personnel and I…
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    Sportmentary Online Sports Talk

  • The Arizona Coyotes Should be Renamed the “Ha Ha” Coyotes

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

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

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

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

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

  • Why Streaming Sites are the Way Forward for Sports Fans

    27 Jun 2015 | 2:11 pm
    Modern technology has afforded us a lot of luxury, and the ways in which we usually consume our favourite sports are perhaps getting a little outdated. In a world of huge television deals and big money in sports and tech, it’s no wonder that the rights to show them on television or otherwise are so hotly bid for and fought over. Mobile is very much the era we live in, and the 21st century has been the real driving force behind that, with companies like apple and other tech giants meaning we can watch our favourite TV shows and other programmes on the go, sports being no exception.
  • Why MMA is One of the Best Ways to Keep Fit

    18 Jun 2015 | 1:27 pm
    MMA or mixed martial arts is one of the top ways to keep fit these days, the sport has taken off and gone from something of an unknown to a popular sight in many gyms and has even worked its way into video games and television, the sport is becoming mainstream, and we’re going to focus in this article on its benefits in terms of keeping fit. One of the main reasons Mixed Martial Arts is so great for those of us looking to keep in shape is that it requires both aerobic fitness and resistance training for your strength, providing the two key areas of workouts. As well as that, your…
  • Introducing Kuai Biometric Headphones

    13 Jun 2015 | 7:19 am
    Once in a while a really exciting new project crops up on crowdfunding sites, and this is definitely one of them. Many smartphones, watches and other devices have provided us with help for our exercise and sporting activities but none of them quite to the extent of this, the Kuai. They’re called Biometric headphones but the offer so much more than this. They’re the ultimate workout buddy, and work either with smartphones and other devices or on their own. The Kuai’s are hard wearing, built to last and come with you through even the toughest conditions, they’re even…
  • A guide to Taking up Kickboxing

    11 Jun 2015 | 5:21 am
    In the modern age there are a huge amount of sports for us to try and get to grips with, influences from around the world often see new sports work their way over to the UK and beyond, and a great example of this is all the different types of boxing and fighting available, one of which, kickboxing, is what we’re going to focus on here. If you want to get started in the UK, kick boxing london have a lot of information for you, but our tips below will also be really helpful. Get the right equipment. A simple search online will lead you to the right shoes and gloves to start kickboxing…
  • What is Mental Rehearsal?

    28 Apr 2015 | 4:53 pm
    We live in an age where sports stars have to be more dynamic than ever to gain an edge over their opponents. Whereas 30 years ago sports science was a rarity, it is now embraced by most of the top teams in the world in all sports and can even be applied an an amateur level. One of the techniques used most commonly is mental rehearsal, so what is it all about? Mental rehearsal is the act of playing through a scenario in your head before it takes place, it is different from a physical rehearsal as you’re not actually doing the actions but studies have even suggested the muscle memory is…
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    Capital Sports

  • Sponsor-less Safari 7s pushed to October

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:58 pm
    Shujaa’s Billy Odhiambo in action at last season’s Glasgow Sevens. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, July 1 – The 20th Safari Sevens will be held on the weekend of October 3 and 4 in a yet to be confirmed venue, Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) announced on Wednesday. The new date sees the annual international invitational tournament moved forward from last year’s edition held in September at Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani. However, the Union is yet to secure sponsorship for the competition that attracts top rugby 7s playing nations including New Zealand and Argentina after integrated mobile services…
  • K’Ogalo seek to end 30-year Cecafa drought

    1 Jul 2015 | 7:14 am
    Gor Mahia’s Abuoba Sibomana (left) shackles Harambee Stars’ Jesee Were (centre) during the Wednesday, July 1 friendly at Nyayo National Stadium. PHOTO/Raymond Mokhaya NAIROBI, July 1 – Back-to-back KPL Champions Gor Mahia will seek to end their three-decade Cecafa Club title drought when the 2015 edition gets underway in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from July 18 to August 2. K’Ogalo were drawn in a tricky Pool A alongside Tanzania giants, Young Africa, former midfielder Anthony Akumu’s Al Khartoum from Sudan, Somali’s Telcom and KMKM from Zanzibar. Al Khartoum, coached by…
  • Will Olunga pay the price of meteoric rise?

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:53 am
    Michael Olunga in action for Harambee Stars against club side Gor Mahia on Wednesday, July 1 at Nyayo Stadium. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, July 1- At the moment, anything he touches turns to gold. He’s Kenya’s hottest football property with moves abroad already mooted but is the country draining 21 year-old Michael Olunga a tad bit too much? In recent history, emerging prospects have illuminated the domestic scene only to fade out of the latter almost as first as they appeared. Some manage to find their way back to the top whilst others have not been too lucky, disappearing to the…
  • Stars boss Bobby satisfied with Gor draw

    1 Jul 2015 | 5:44 am
    Harambee Stars’ Brian Birgen (left) vies for the ball with Gor Mahia forward, Mehdie Kagere during their friendly at Nyayo Stadium on Wednesday. PHOTO/Raymond Mokhaya. NAIROBI, July 1 – Harambee Stars head coach, Bobby Williamson, has a clearer picture of his starting XI against Ethiopia’s Walya Ibex after his side were forced to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday by domestic champions, Gor Mahia. Ronald Omino late equaliser helped Gor hold the national side in the friendly tie played at Nairobi’s Nyayo National Stadium where Stars host Ethiopia who lead their African Home Nations…
  • Liverpool confirm Clyne capture

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:46 am
    Nathaniel Clyne (l) in action against Aston Villa. PHOTO/File LONDON, July 1- Nathaniel Clyne has become the latest pre-season arrival at Anfield after Liverpool confirmed on Wednesday they had signed the England defender from Premier League rivals Southampton. A Liverpool statement said the full-back had “penned a long-term contract with the Reds”. No fee was disclosed. However, British media outlets reported that Clyne had signed a five-year deal worth £10 million ($16 million, 14 million euros) up front, with add-ons for the 24-year-old set to cost Liverpool a further £2…
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    No Guts, No Glory

  • Video: Tennessee’s creepy talking basketball congratulates Josh Richardson for getting drafted

    J Will
    28 Jun 2015 | 11:33 am
    Last Thursday night, former Tennessee Volunteer basketball player Josh Richardson was drafted in the 2nd round of the NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. While I’m sure Richardson probably celebrated with his friends and family, Tennessee’s basketball program wanted to celebrate as well. But the way the video they choose to celebrate Richardson getting drafted was just weird. Tennessee thought that having a talking basketball was the best available option to congratulate Richardson on his achievement.   Somebody has a message for @J_Rich1 —…
  • Pouncey brothers say they are ready to become positive role models for kids

    J Will
    28 Jun 2015 | 11:08 am
    Mike and Maurkice Pouncey are two very talented young men and are both leaders on their respective football teams. But the off the field stuff is the main thing most people want to talk about when their names are brought up. A lot of the criticism they have received is their fault, but now they plan to change the perception on how people view them. The Pouncey brothers say they are ready to become positive role models for kids.   “We made some mistakes in the past and we learned from them,” said Maurkice Pouncey, who plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I’m glad…
  • Report: Marc Gasol has no interest in playing for the Lakers

    J Will
    28 Jun 2015 | 10:40 am
    Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is going to have a lot of teams after him once free agency starts on July 1. While many do believe that Gasol will re-sign with the Grizzlies, things could change once he starts visiting other teams. One of those teams that many believe will be after Gasol is the Los Angeles Lakers. But due to how the Lakers treat his brother Pau, it looks like the Lakers won’t be in the running for Marc. According to  Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times, the younger Gasol has no interest in playing for the Lakers.   Marc Gasol has no interest in the Lakers…
  • Report: With near-max contract expected, Tobias Harris not expected to return to Orlando

    J Will
    27 Jun 2015 | 8:57 am
    Throughout the NBA season, Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris name was heavily involved in trade talks. It has been made clear that Harris wants to go to a bigger market team and he might get his wish. After the Magic didn’t extended Harris’ contract last off-season, the writing was on the wall. Now that the NBA Draft is over, the Magic are preparing for life without Harris. According to Shams Charania of Real GM, Harris is expected to get a near-max contract and is not expected to return to the Magic.   Harris, 22, is among the top young players on the available market,…
  • Landon Collins says his expectations for this season is winning Defensive Rookie of the Year

    J Will
    27 Jun 2015 | 8:11 am
    New York Giants safety Landon Collins knows that he has a lot to prove this upcoming season. Many knocked Collins during the draft process saying he was only a box safety. The Giants drafted him anyways with the belief that he was more than what people were labeling him as. Collins was at the Play 60 event at the NFL’s Rookie Symposium on Friday and was asked about his expectation for his rookie season. The former Alabama safety said that his expectations for this season is winning Defensive Rookie of the year.   When asked during Friday’s Play 60 event at the NFL’s…
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    Kevin Krest
    22 Jun 2015 | 2:31 pm
    The U.S. Open golf tournament concluded last night in dramatic fashion, with Dustin Johnson first setting himself up for an eagle putt to win the tournament, then three-putting to lose it. After four grueling days, and I'm talking about watching, it was apparent some things were great and others fell a bit short.Great: The Competition: When the back nine leader board includes many of the top players in the world and the tournament goes down to the last putt on the eighteenth hole, it's difficult to want much more. Combine that with the roller coaster finishes of the leaders and you've only…

    Kevin Krest
    20 Jun 2015 | 9:54 am
    Young Guns Take Center Stage: As a depleted Tiger Woods and aging Phil Mickelson exit stage left, twenty-two year old Jordan Spieth and twenty-four year old Patrick Reed will be playing in the final group of today's third round of the U.S. Open. Even though it doesn't look like it, it's the year's second major and Spieth is the only one with a chance to capture the Grand Slam. No one has held every major trophy since Woods won the 2001 Masters to complete the Tiger Slam. Of course, it's only Saturday morning, so it's way too early to assume that Spieth and Reed will be battling it out come…

    Kevin Krest
    14 Jun 2015 | 11:24 am
    This week's U.S. Open Golf Championship will be contested at a new golf course, broadcast by a new network and could very well be won by a first time major winner. Some would say that's probably a good thing, but I tend to disagree. While it's not tantamount to August National building a Phoenix Open style stadium environment at the sixteenth hole for the Masters, it seems to nonetheless smack of gimmickry by the venerable USGA. Chamber's Bay, the host course, didn't even exist ten years ago. It makes me wonder, with all of the great, tournament tested courses in this country, that they would…

    Kevin Krest
    8 Jun 2015 | 1:43 pm
    Finally, a Triple Crown Winner: In what was a terrific run by a fantastic horse, favorite American Pharoah finished off an historic Triple Crown run by pulling away for victory in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. The horse’s owner Ahmed Zayat gave an emotional speech after his horse accomplished something last done by Affirmed in 1978. His trainer, the legendary Bob Baffert, had failed in three prior attempts when one of his horses entered the Belmont with two jewels of the Crown in the books. But on a glorious Saturday afternoon, American Pharoah went immediately to the front of the eight…

    Kevin Krest
    4 Jun 2015 | 7:15 am
    Golden State Warrior guard Steph Curry and Cleveland Cavalier forward LeBron James finished first and third respectively in this season's MVP NBA voting. Tonight, they will lead their teams in Game 1 of the best of seven NBA Finals. After long seasons and three playoff rounds, both squads have had well over a week to recover and prepare for the Finals. Cavs guard Kyrie Irving is still hobbled by tendonitis in his knee and Warriors guard Klay Thompson has had some symptoms of a concussion suffered in the last game against the Rockets. Contrary to reports and most of  teams that were in…
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    My Football Mentor: Football Training & Coaching Videos for Receivers, Quarterbacks, Running Backs

  • The Biggest Recruiting Tip to High School Players

    Brad DeHaven
    30 Jun 2015 | 12:17 am
    Are you an asset to your team or a liability? Are you a solution to your team or a problem?  If you’re a problem, don’t plan on four stellar years playing College ball (if you get an opportunity to play at all). Urban Meyer explains the two sides of the fence. On one side you have the players that are all-in, they bust their butts in practice, do things right and work to be part of the solution and the standards of their sports program. On the other side you have the problem players who may be tall, fast and strong but have oversized egos and off the field issues that…
  • One Handed Catching?

    Eric Van Tassel
    17 Jun 2015 | 1:36 am
    Ever since the spectacular, one handed catch in the end zone last season by New York Giant’s wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., you see it being talked about everywhere.  You can even find acrobatic, two handed catches while performing a backwards summersault all over YouTube!  Are these spectacular feats?  Yes, they certainly are but I can only imagine receiver coaches such as myself, all across the country, pulling their hair out because one handed catches go against the fundamentals we constantly preach and that is to “use both hands to catch a football”!  What is a…
  • 10 Traits of Mentally Tough Athletes

    Brad DeHaven
    28 May 2015 | 9:06 pm
    There is no doubt, mental toughness is one of the most important traits of an athlete. Another word to describe mental toughness is ‘GRIT.’ It’s the ability to work hard, to push yourself to your limits, and to respond resiliently to adversity or laziness. What do you do when you just don’t feel like working-out? Mental tough athletes have a response for feelings of laziness, entitlement, or the feeling of ‘being owed’ something without having to pay for it… and that response is they FIGHT BACK with the traits listed below. It doesn’t matter if you are on a quest to lose 10…
  • What Are You Doing This Off-Season?

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

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

  • Find Your Own Swim

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

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

    Richard Watts
    11 Jun 2015 | 5:24 am
    With the open water season well under way it’s time to look at the sort of work you will be doing when in the big blue. Many swimmers and triathletes will focus on completing long slow swims when swimming in the open water and this blog is going to look at how you can be far more specific with your open water swims to get the most from the Open Water environment. My favourite thing about open water is that the possibilities are limitless in regards to what sort of training session you can design for a swimmer and you can really be imaginative with the activities that you set.  I will say…
  • NEW Michael Phelps XPRESSO Collection at Simply Swim

    Robyn Caldwell
    3 Jun 2015 | 5:37 am
    In collaboration with Aqua Sphere, Olympic Medallist Michael Phelps has launched a brand new competitive swimwear range, named ‘MP’, with the first swimsuit XPRESSO now available at Simply Swim! With styles for men and women and a range of performance swim goggles, this collection is one of the most exciting releases of the year. The MP XPRESSO combines Aqua Sphere’s proprietary Exo-Foil and Aqua-Core fabrics to deliver the innovative dual fabric technology, Exo-Core, in a racing suit that not only provides compression, hydrodynamic material and bonded seams, but also offers…
  • SPEEDO NEW Limited Edition LZR Racer X Launch Video

    28 May 2015 | 8:40 am
    FEEL the water, FEEL the speed, FEEL fast and look great in the NEW Fastskin LZR Racer X Limited Edition from Speedo. This fantastic racing suit offers a performance system that works with your body to really FEEL in tune with the water. Extensive global research, aided by input from elite athletes, has helped to create a suit that offers increased compression, maximum comfort and improved sensitivity.
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  • Bandits Shut Down by Osterman, Fall to Pride 3-2

    edward helb
    30 Jun 2015 | 7:29 pm
    Brittany CervantesChicago BanditsPhoto By Dina KwitCourtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT, Ill. – Aside from a two-run line shot to the right field bleachers off the bat of Brittany Cervantes, USSSA Pride ace Cat Osterman was unhittable Tuesday night. Osterman, in her eighth year in the NPF, tossed a complete game one-hitter against the Bandits and fanned 10 batters. The dinger by Cervantes (1-for-2, HR, 2 RBI) was the only offense the Bandits would muster all night as the Pride took game two 3-2 and guaranteed themselves no less than a series split. “We know (Osterman) is a…
  • Huntington Beach to Welcome World’s Best Female Surfers

    edward helb
    30 Jun 2015 | 12:54 pm
    Defending event winner Tyler Wright (AUS) comes into the Vans US Open of Surfing ranked fifth on the Jeep Leaderboard and will face Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) and Laura Enever (AUS) in Round 1.Credit: WSL/Rowland LOS ANGELES, CA/USA– The sixth stop on the 2015 World Surf League (WSL) Samsung Galaxy Women’s Championship Tour (CT), the Vans US Open of Surfing, will welcome back the world’s best female surfers from July 27 through August 2, 2015. The high-performance beach breaks of Huntington Beach will serve as a midway point in the exciting hunt for the WSL Women’s Title with the Top…
  • Converse Soccer Second In National Improvement

    edward helb
    29 Jun 2015 | 6:40 pm
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.- As preseasons are about to get ramped up, teams reflect on what they did well and what they can do better from last season.  For Converse, the trajectory continues to point upwards showing the second highest record improvement in the nation compiled by the NCAA from the 2013 season to the 2014 season. Over the past four seasons Converse has improved.  In 2011, the Valkyries posted a 2-15-1 record.  Converse followed that season up with a five game improvement moving to 7-10-2 in 2012.  The 2013 season showed little improvement with a one game difference posting a 9-10-0…
  • Boston Renegades Will Host West Michigan Mayhem in Conference Quarterfinals

    edward helb
    26 Jun 2015 | 1:49 pm
    Women’s Tackle Football Playoff Game at Dilboy Stadium this Saturday 6/27 BOSTON – The Boston Renegades will host a divisional playoff game against the West Michigan Mayhem on Saturday, June 27 at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville, Mass. Admission is $10, children 6 and under are admitted for free. Somerville residents with student IDs admitted for $5. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 pm. Saturday’s matchup marks the first time any Boston Women’s Football team has faced the Mayhem. Despite playing in the same conference of the now-defunct National Women’s Football Association (NWFA) for six…
  • Blue Hens To Face Six NCAA Tournament Teams in Challenging 2015 Schedule

    edward helb
    26 Jun 2015 | 1:38 pm
    Courtesy Mark CampbellDelaware will play 12 home matches this season, including three in the UD Invitational on Sept. 18-19. NEWARK, Del. – The University of Delaware volleyball team will face six NCAA Tournament squads during its 2015 season as the Blue Hens announced their challenging schedule on Friday. Delaware, led by 14th-year head coach Bonnie Kenny, will play 12 home matches this season including three at the Carpenter Sports Building, and will again host the UD Invitational on Sept. 18-19. The Blue Hens, who return all but one starter from last year’s squad that finished 15-17…
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  • 2015 NHL Draft Winners and Losers

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

    28 Jun 2015 | 4:55 pm
    On October 1st, 2013, the Toronto Maple Leafs reached a deal with team star, Phil Kessel on a contract extension made for 8 years worth over $60-million. “I’ve always wanted to be here,” said Kessel, after the deal was settled.  “It’s the place I wanted to play in. I want to finish my career here.
  • Ron Hextall nails it on NHL Draft weekend

    Guest Author
    28 Jun 2015 | 1:12 pm
    The Philadelphia Flyers look like a completely different team after the NHL draft this weekend. Here is an analysis of the changes facing the Flyers next season, and what we can expect next. How else can we put this? The Flyers struggled last season, finishing 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 33-31-18 record. After
  • NHL Rumors 28/06/15

    28 Jun 2015 | 8:46 am
    Today’s NHL rumors on the Leafs, Blues, Blackhawks, Canadiens and more: Ottawa Sun claims Blackhawks pending UFA Antoine Vermette could sign with and return to the Arizona Coyotes on July 1. Ottawa Sun also reports the St. Louis Blues were offering up T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund during the draft weekend. Ottawa Sun also claims the
  • Ducks First Round Pick in Depth: Jacob Larsson

    28 Jun 2015 | 6:52 am
    Tell me if you have heard this before: The Anaheim Ducks draft a Swedish defensemen with their first round pick. It seems to be the new norm for the current scouting panel led by Martin Madden. On June 26th, Bob Murray and Co. announced that they drafted Jacob Larsson, from Frolunda in Sweden. Wondering how
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  • Capitals Resign Jay Beagle to Three-Year Deal

    Will Hirsch
    29 Jun 2015 | 3:44 pm
    (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports) This afternoon, the Washington Capitals resigned center Jay Beagle to a three-year deal worth $5.25 million. “I was obviously thrilled. I didn’t hide that I wanted to come back,” said Beagle about his new contract with the Capitals. Beagle’s contract carries an annual cap hit of $1.75 million. His contract will pay him $1.45 million in 2015-2016, $1.75 million in 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. Beagle will receive a signing bonus of $300,000 next season as well. The center, who is coming off a career year, was set to become an Unrestricted Free Agent on July…
  • Washington Nationals: Harper Hitting Historic Heights

    Samey Charapp
    25 Jun 2015 | 5:14 pm
    (Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports) Washington D.C. could soon become known not only as the home of “The Capital of the World” but also the home of the Most Valuable Player in the National League of Major League Baseball. That’s right, if Bryce Harper keeps this historic record-shattering season going, the twenty-two year old phenom could become the first Nationals NL MVP in team history. Harper’s Stats Under the Microscope: 139 –  To give you an idea of how insane Harper’s season is progressing in 2015; it took him 139 games his rookie year to hit 22 homers, which was his…
  • Washington Capitals: Ovechkin Adds to His Trophy Case

    Will Hirsch
    24 Jun 2015 | 10:41 pm
    Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin came into the 2015 NHL Awards knowing that he would be the recipient of his sixth career Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy as the National Hockey League’s leading goal scorer. What wasn’t clear was whether or not he would also win two other awards: the Hart Memorial Trophy as the the player deemed most valuable to his team (voted on by the media) or the Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL’s Most Outstanding Player (MOP ― voted on by fellow NHL players). In the end, Ovechkin was handed the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy during the NHL…
  • Capitals: Bountiful Trade Market has Plethora of Options

    Will Hirsch
    22 Jun 2015 | 5:49 pm
    (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) On May 18th, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan told members of the Capitals media that he is looking for a Top Six forward. MacLellan stated that he didn’t think this year’s free agent market was strong and he would look into a possible trade. The season has now ended and the NHL draft draws near. There have been a surplus of reports stating that teams would be willing to trade some stars and franchise players if the price is right. Some of the recent organizations having done this are the Chicago Blackhawks, the St. Louis Blues, the…
  • Washington Redskins: Safety Battle is One for the Ages

    Dujunnea Bland
    22 Jun 2015 | 7:34 am
    Picture Courtesy of Washington Redskins The Washington Redskins have made a valiant effort to improve a sub-par secondary this offseason and in particular, the safety position; which has been a sore spot over the years. A unit marred with injuries and inconsistent play in the 2014 season, new General Manager Scot McCloughan looked to bring in some talented guys to compete as well as change the overall mindset of this unit. In 2014, safety Ryan Clark was a savvy veteran on the roster who understood the importance of hard work. His presence in the locker room proved to be important in teaching…
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  • Miller In Good Health And Ready To Play QB Position

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

    8 Jun 2015 | 7:57 am
    Austin Mack is ready to break his silence and he wants everyone to know that he is committed to playing for Ohio State University for the 2016 season. Mack, who is from Fort Wayne (Ind.), learned both on and off the field throughout his high school career in training at AWP. Last summer, the Hoosier State standout made the decision to honor his mentors by announcing his college commitment at RAS camp. During the third annual RAS camp, Mack finally spoke out. He will be attending Ohio State to play for the Buckeyes.
  • Drue Chrisman Is The Buckeyes Punter of the Future

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

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

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

  • Is It Okay To Put Ketchup On Italian Sausage?…OWR Wednesday Mailbag!

    David Grant
    30 Jun 2015 | 6:45 pm
    Welcome to the Wednesday OWR Mailbag! Have a question about betting, sports, pop culture or tacos? This week we cover Italian Sausage, loud gifts for children and taco shells. Email us at My best friend got my son a set of drums for his third birthday. His daughter turns four next month, any good revenge... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • Bovada Poker and Sportsbook Review 2015

    David Grant
    29 Jun 2015 | 7:01 pm
    Bovada (previously named Bodog) was the place to go to for online betting, and then they turned their focus to Bodog MMA activities, which somehow hurt their gambling business. Bad news for Bodog MMA (folded) is good news for online gamblers because Bovada (new name) sportsbook is back and better than ever. The Poker room... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • 2015-16 NFL MVP Futures Expected Odds

    David Grant
    29 Jun 2015 | 6:45 pm
    The 2015-16 NFL Season is finally within reach – just over two more months! With that we begin looking at futures bets, today a look at some of the candidates for MVP. Given most sites have not starting taking bets it’s the perfect time to see what would be good value and at what odds... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • #8 Rick Ross, America’s Most Wanted…OWR Friday Pop Culture Rankings!

    David Grant
    25 Jun 2015 | 9:31 pm
    Each week OWR ranks the best of Pop Culture. Have comments, nominations or comments? Email the OWR mailbag: 10. Thunder Storms Thunder storms at night are cool, but day thunder storms are the best! 9. Seinfeld This week only see the original Seinfeld set in NYC – you can even meet the Soup Nazi…... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
  • Trifecta Thursday: Arapahoe Park (Aurora, Colorado) June 25, 2015

    David Grant
    24 Jun 2015 | 8:52 pm
    Thursday, June 25, 2016 My Triple Crown hangover has finally subsided so it’s time to get back to the track. Nothing like a nice summer day complete with a hot dog, beer and opportunity. This week we check out Arapahoe Park in Colorado. Good luck everyone! RACE 1 1:00pm Race 1 features a lot of... Read more » Read More at Top Online Sportsbook Reviews, Free NFL Picks, Sports Betting Advice, Guides -
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  • Four-star guard Jarron Cumberland picks Cincinnati

    Dylan Burkhardt
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:12 am
    Four-star guard Jarron Cumberland committed to Cincinnati today. He announced the commitment on his Twitter: Blessed to say I've committed to the University Of Cincinnati #GOBEARCATS — Jarron Cumberland (@clutchman34) July 1, 2015 The Ohio native had recently visited Michigan and had emerged as one of the Wolverines’ top priorities to replace recent decommitment Tyus Battle. Many thought the Wolverines were in a strong position for his services after the visit. Michigan still has offers outstanding to Tyus Battle and Cassius Winston while Bruce Brown…
  • NBA Roundup: Glenn Robinson III a free agent, 2016 mock drafts, Hardaway motivated

    Dylan Burkhardt
    1 Jul 2015 | 6:39 am
    After one year in the NBA, Glenn Robinson III is a free agent. According to a report by NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Philadelphia 76ers declined to give Robinson, who left Michigan last spring after his sophomore season, a qualifying offer. Robinson was drafted 40th in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, who placed Robinson on waivers in March. Wojnarowski writes that Robinson “had significant interest after Minnesota placed him on waivers in March and has appeal to several teams in the mode of developing young players.” The 6-foot-6 wing played in 36 games…
  • Recruiting Roundup: Tyus Battle updates recruitment, Nike Basketball Academy

    Dylan Burkhardt
    29 Jun 2015 | 7:45 am
    Tyus Battle returned to the court over the weekend at the Nike Basketball Academy, playing competitively for the first time in months. Of more note to Michigan fans might be the fact that he finally spoke publicly about his decommit to and also changed his Twitter profile and removed the phrase “MICHIGAN COMMIT” and a photoshopped picture of himself in a Michigan jersey. “My whole family just wanted to look at other schools and other options,” Battle explained. “I still really like Michigan a lot. I’m just looking at other schools and other options.” “Everything is…
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. traded to Atlanta Hawks

    Dylan Burkhardt
    25 Jun 2015 | 6:48 pm
    Tim Hardaway Jr. is on the move. The former Wolverine will play his third year in the NBA for the Atlanta Hawks, according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski. The Knicks traded Hardaway during Thursday night’s NBA Draft to the Hawks for the rights to first round draft pick Jerian Grant. Hardaway averaged 9.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in his second season in the NBA. He shot 39% from the floor overall for the 17-65 Knicks. The trade to Atlanta should provide Hardaway with an opportunity to play with a much better team overall as the Hawks led the Eastern Conference…
  • Notebook: Michigan hosts Jarron Cumberland, other updates

    Dylan Burkhardt
    23 Jun 2015 | 10:59 am
    Michigan hosted class of 2016 wing guard Jarron Cumberland for an unofficial visit on Monday afternoon. The four-star guard from Wilmington, OH is ranked 61st in the class of 2016 according to 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings and holds offers from Cincinnati, Purdue, Florida State and a number of other high-major schools. The visit came together quickly after news that Tyus Battle had decommitted and Cumberland tweeted a simple reaction to the trip. Good visit 〽️ — Jarron Cumberland (@clutchman34) June 23, 2015 We hope to have more on Cumberland’s trip to Ann Arbor in…
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  • Japan v England Women’s World Cup Live on FoxSoccer2Go

    Brittney Berreth
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:09 pm
    EDMONTON, Sporting Alert - Defending champion Japan will battle with England for a place in the FIFA Women's World Cup Final on Fox Sports Wednesday night at the Commonwealth Stadium. The post Japan v England Women’s World Cup Live on FoxSoccer2Go appeared first on
  • Coach Glen Mills Waiting For Doctor Report On Bolt

    Gary Smith, Track and Field Contributor
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:55 pm
    KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sporting Alert - Glen Mills, the driller of World record holder Usain Bolt, will wait on the sprinter's doctor report to determine his participation at next month's World Championships. The post Coach Glen Mills Waiting For Doctor Report On Bolt appeared first on
  • Angel Di Maria Stars In Argentina Copa America Win

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:47 am
    SANTIAGO, Sporting Alert - Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria showed good form on Tuesday night after netting a brace to lead Argentina to a 6-1 victory over Paraguay in the COPA American semi-finals. The post Angel Di Maria Stars In Argentina Copa America Win appeared first on
  • Usain Bolt Pulls Out Of Paris and Lausanne Meets With Injury

    Gary Smith, Track and Field Contributor
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:46 am
    MUNICH, Sporting Alert - Usain Bolt suffered another setback in his preparations for the IAAF World Championships after he was forced to pull out of upcoming Diamond League meets this month. The post Usain Bolt Pulls Out Of Paris and Lausanne Meets With Injury appeared first on
  • Gayle, Santokie Lead Tallawahs In CPL Win

    1 Jul 2015 | 5:56 am
    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Sporting Alert – Jamaica Tallawahs beat St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 7 wickets for their second win in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) at Basseterre on Tuesday. The post Gayle, Santokie Lead Tallawahs In CPL Win appeared first on
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    Visitors Section

  • The Visitors Section: BattleBots

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

    22 Jun 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Hosts or Josh and Mike, Mike and Josh take you on a journey that will absolutely make no sense. They are technically a Football podcast but every now and then they drive the show off a bridge into an incoming train that looks like a car from Mad Max but it is not from Mad Max. It's from Union Pacific. There isn't much news and there isn't to talk about, so why not forget reality. Lebron Jamieson is gonna stop by to tell the tale of his finals appearance of The World Pog Championships.
  • Jurassic World and Beyond: Tonight on the Visitors Section

    17 Jun 2015 | 8:00 pm
    This week on the Visitors Section hosts Josh and Mike review their overall dinosuar experience after visiting Jurassic World. Christo Pratt does not stop by to talk about the film in which he rides a motorcycle with raptors. The shoes worn by Dez Bryant announce their intent to retire for two games if they doesn't recieve millions upon millions of pennies. And then of course there is all that Game of Thrones news! Join us now so we can be friends forever.
  • Live From the Visitors Section: The Jurassic Lebron Jon Snow Show

    15 Jun 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Join Josh and Mike or "Hosts" as they would liked to be called from here on out as they go through a jurassformation of worlds. They are at E3 Press Conference with Dinosexuals. Christo Pratt stops bye to talk about his new film in which he rides a motorcycle next to woman in hover-arounds. They have the shoe worn by Dez Bryant as he made his announcement to retire for only two games if he isn't paid millions dollars in pennies within 30 days.I think Josh has his intouch moment with the gaming community or "puddles of tears" as he calls them. 'Game of Thrones' talk, more like dirty talk,…
  • The Visitors Section: FIFA Women's World Cup

    8 Jun 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Today on the Visitors Section the guys talk all about FIFA Women's World Cup. Then Josh tells Mike about the time he climbed a mountain and Mike tells Josh that he's in love with mobile gaming. And how Ex Machina is not a happy movie. The end.
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  • Reinvented Video for WordPress

    Guillermo Rauch
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:52 pm
    Today, we’re announcing a complete overhaul of VideoPress, the service that has powered more than 3,000,000,000 video plays on and Jetpack-connected self-hosted WordPress sites around the world. We’ve made the next-generation VideoPress dynamic, responsive, and lightning fast to support the ever-evolving needs of content creators everywhere. Take a peek at what’s under the hood! Embed anywhere, play anywhere Out of the box, the new VideoPress is lightweight and responsive for beautiful playback on any screen, from smartphones to desktops. VideoPress works on all modern…
  • #LoveWins! LGBTQ Bloggers Make Their Voices Heard

    Hugo Baeta
    30 Jun 2015 | 10:30 am
    You might have noticed the rainbow banner across the top of over the weekend — our way of marking Pride month, celebrated by cities across the globe in June, as well as the US Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all states. (The United States now joins 20 other countries, including my own, Portugal, in fully recognizing same-sex marriage nationwide.) Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins — President Obama (@POTUS) June 26, 2015 Here at…
  • July in Blogging U.: Blogging 101 and 201

    Michelle W.
    29 Jun 2015 | 10:40 am
    Note: Blogging 101 and Blogging 201 cover the same content each time they are offered. Have you just started blogging (welcome!), or are you looking to breathe new life into a blogging habit that’s fallen by the wayside? Blogging U. is a great way to get on track, with bite-size assignments, a supportive community, and staff to support you. We’re offering two courses in July — learn more: Blogging 101: Zero to Hero — July 6 – 24 Blogging 101 is three weeks of bite-size blogging assignments that take you from “Blog?” to “Blog!” Every weekday, you’ll get…
  • Celebrating 10 Years of & Automattic

    Mark Armstrong
    26 Jun 2015 | 5:29 am
    This year marks the 10th birthday of and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to business owners and entrepreneurs. A quick bit of history: WordPress itself started as an open source project in 2003. WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg then built our company, and the free, hosted version —, what you see now — opened for business in the summer of 2005. Ten years, 2.5 billion posts, and 3 billion comments later, Automattic is stronger…
  • Early Theme Adopters: Gazette

    Ben Huberman
    24 Jun 2015 | 9:00 am
    Gazette is a theme that balances rich functionality with a pleasant, non-obtrusive look. Depending on your site’s needs, you can tweak it to look as stark and clean, or as warm and vibrant as you wish. Business owners, visual artists, and bloggers of all stripes can find something (or many things) to love about Gazette. The theme is particularly suited for those with image-heavy content: with striking Featured Images, several custom Post Formats, and an optional featured content area on the homepage, it displays your posts with extra visual oomph. Not sure if it’s the theme for…
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    UNPACKIN’ it with Bryce Johnson

  • 50 MINUTES of…NBA Draft, View of Tiger, & Wild Sports Stories

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:47 am

    26 Jun 2015 | 6:02 pm
    Join Bryce this weekend as he breaks down the NBA Draft…and brings his BEST stories from the week.       25MINUTEUNPACK
  • NBA Draft: Filled with Uncertainty

    26 Jun 2015 | 5:47 pm
    The NBA Draft took place on Thursday, and the one word that sums up the event is uncertainty. Before the Draft, teams waffle back and forth on what players they should choose. During the Draft, most players are uncertain as to which team will select them. Fans are also filled with uncertainty following the Draft, as they wonder if the players joining their favorite team will end up being the right fit. When I look at the parallel of life and faith, I realize that uncertainty can lead to anxiety and frustration. We usually want definitive answers to circumstances that are filled with…
  • Pushing Back on The Blind Side

    20 Jun 2015 | 12:03 pm
    If you’re like me, you loved the inspiring, entertaining, and intriguing movie, The Blind Side. Surprisingly, Michael Oher, whose story the movie is based, is not as positive about it. This week, he said the movie has had an impact on the amount of criticism he receives as an NFL player. Oher commented, “People look at me, and they take things away from me because of a movie. They don’t really see the skills and the kind of player I am. That’s why I get downgraded so much – because of something off the field.” I’m sure there are some great benefits of having a story told…
  • INTERVIEW with Warriors’ Chaplain, Rev. Earl Smith

    20 Jun 2015 | 10:04 am
    Rev. Earl Smith joins us after the Warriors win the NBA Finals this past week. Rev. Smith has been the Golden State Warriors’ team chaplain since 1990, and the San Francisco 49ers’ team chaplain since 1997. He is also the author of Death Row Chaplain and the CEO of IMPACT. Rev. Smith has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including HBO, CNN, The Discovery Channel, and the History Channel. Bryce has an intriguing conversation with Rev. Smith as he asks these and other thought-provoking questions: Do you think God cares who wins? What are the concerns, as well as, the value of NBA…
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    Sonoma County Sports Fans

  • SoCo Sports Fans 06 20 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    18 Jun 2015 | 12:57 pm
    "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!" - Warriors are NBA Champs and we are joined by Warriors TV Analyst Jim Barnett! Plus should Lebron be the MVP even if he is on the losing team? That and more!
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    12 Jun 2015 | 10:01 am
    "Finally It Has Happen To Me!" - Warriors!!!!! Also Heston's NO NO & State Of the Niners.
  • SoCo Sports Fans 06 06 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    5 Jun 2015 | 10:16 am
    "Final Countdown" - Warriors Talk! Fan Ejection at the Giants game! And Vernon Davis spotted in NorCal!
  • SoCo Sports Fans 05 30 2015

    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    28 May 2015 | 2:03 pm
    "Finally!" - WARRIORS! WARRIORS! WARRIORS! Plus Kaepernick being a tool on Social Media Again!
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    KSRO- Danny & Dano
    22 May 2015 | 11:10 am
    "The Cowboy Rides Away" - Is Justin Smith a Hall OF Famer? Plus Warriors!!!! And NFL has changed the PAT!
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  • Super simple hitting trick

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

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

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

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

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

  • Five keys to the Chiefs making the playoffs

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:04 am
    The Kansas City Chiefs finished the 2014 season with a 9-7 record and missed the playoffs, thanks in large part to a 2-4 stumble down the home stretch of the schedule.The NFL betting lines for their total season wins this upcoming season is over/under 8.5-110 at the majority of offshore sportsbooks. Despite that disappointing result, Kansas City could be in better position to make the postseason cut this upcoming NFL season. Heck, KC did score wins over both Super Bowl teams – New England and Seattle – last season. View image | Here are five keys to the Chiefs…
  • STATS: Australia squad for Ashes 2015

    30 Jun 2015 | 9:38 pm
    Australia are hopeful to defend the Ashes urn this summer against England on enemy soil. Australia 17-man squad to play five-Test match series staring at Sophia Gardens, Lord’s, Derbyshire, Edgbaston, Trent Bridge and The Oval. The first Tests begins in Cardiff on 8 July. Michael Clarke (captain) Tests: 110 Runs: 8511 Ave: 50.66 Steve Smith (vice captain) Tests: 28 Runs: 2587 Ave: 56.23 David Warner Tests: 38 Runs: 3231 Ave: 46.82 Chris Rogers Tests: 20 Runs: 1535 Ave: 39.35 Shane Watson Tests: 58 Runs: 3682 Ave: 35.40 Wkts: 75 Ave: 33.05 BBI: 6-33 BBM: 6-51 Shaun Marsh Tests: 14 Runs:…
  • Report: Man Utd keen on Southampton’s Schneiderlin?

    27 Jun 2015 | 10:05 pm
    Manchester United have been linked with a number of highly-rated central midfielders in recent months, and the recent report from the Mirror has suggested –  manager Louis van Gaal put his sights on Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin, with the Frenchman has agreed a four-year contract with the Red Devils. Schneiderlin deal done and Cillesen next according to the Mirror /People — James (@writtenoff_mufc) June 27, 2015 The 25-year-old midfielder played an crucial role in Southampton’s last term successful campaign, scored four league goals and helping the…
  • Revealed: What Rugby players eat on a daily basis

    24 Jun 2015 | 3:31 am
    The Rugby World Cup is just a few months away and the teams will be drafting up strenuous training programmes for every player. This will include a strict diet that the squads must abide to ensure they are in the desired shape. We have been finding out a bit more about what Rugby players eat on a daily basis. Data gathered from World Sports Food suggest that the average man usually eats 3,000 calories per day, the stars from this year’s World Cup will be consuming 50% more than that by scoffing on 4,500 calories a day. This is the equivalent of eating 9 big macs per day or for those wanting…
  • Aussie Jason Day withdraws from Travelers Championship after illness

    23 Jun 2015 | 10:00 pm
    The Australian-Filipino golfer Jason Day has confirmed that he will not be playing this week’s Travelers Championship in Connecticut after suffering from a bout of vertigo at the US Open. The 27-year-old from Queensland has decided to not to play this week’s tournament at Chambers Bay, although his medical staff have advised him to take a break this week to ensure he returns to action as soon as possible. Jason Day withdraws from Travelers Championship, but plans to play at St. Andrews. — PGA.COM (@PGA_com) June 23, 2015 Jason…
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    Junior D Sports

  • JDS Podcast Episode 127: NBA Draft and More Football Talk

    Junior D
    1 Jul 2015 | 10:17 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the winners and losers in the NBA draft, top free agents in the NBA and we discuss some NFL news along with some college football talk. We also get into why P Diddy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 126: There’s still Sports to Talk About

    Junior D
    23 Jun 2015 | 3:50 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss how the NBA Finals ended and what story lines have come out since. We discuss how terrible the US Open was to watch and we get a little side tracked while talking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 125: LeBron’s Playing With Turds

    Junior D
    16 Jun 2015 | 11:15 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss how the NBA Finals are shaking out, what we’re actually seeing with LeBron James playing with a bunch of below average players, terrible NBA refs, what... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 124: NBA Finals, Futbol and Football

    Junior D
    9 Jun 2015 | 11:08 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the NBA Finals, the constant criticism of LeBron James, FIFA still beng corrupt, no promotion for the Women’s World Cup, AFC over/under for team wins and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • JDS Podcast Episode 123: NBA Finals and NFL News

    Junior D
    2 Jun 2015 | 10:31 am
    This week Lou and Junior D discuss the NBA Finals, Finals ticket prices going through the roof, Johnny Manziel back in the news and NFC over/under for each team wins and losses. We also get into the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Improving Sports

  • Fans & press – Too close for comfort in MLB and the NBA

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

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

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

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

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


    26 Jun 2015 | 5:53 am
    Not sure why the title of this entry is all-caps, but… well… too lazy to fix it.  In any event, the ACC had a very good NFL draft, with 9 players drafted in the first round.  The first round of the NBA draft went pretty well too, with 7 of the first 30 selections coming from the ACC.  Overall, 12 of the 60 selections were ACC… exactly 20%.  Given that 14 players were from foreign countries, that means that 12 of 46–selections were ACC, more than 25%.  Not too shabby.  Nicely done, ACC!   Team Player H W P School 1  Minnesota Karl-Anthony Towns 7-0 250 C…
  • Take Our Sporcle Quiz: Name the ACC Basketball Arenas

    24 Jun 2015 | 10:53 am
    How much do you know about ACC hoops?  Try this quiz.  Let us know there, here, or on Twitter how you do!!! No cheating!
  • Take Our Sporcle Quiz: Name the ACC Football Stadiums

    24 Jun 2015 | 5:52 am
    How much do you know about ACC football?  Try this quiz.  Let us know there, here, or on Twitter how you do!!! No cheating!
  • The Football Over-Unders for 2015: Pitt

    19 Jun 2015 | 1:19 pm
    This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015.  We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.”  We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under.  If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too.  The next team up: Pitt.  We are going with an over/under of 6.5 regular season wins. September 5 vs. Youngstown St September 12 @ Akron…
  • The Football Over-Unders for 2015: Wake Forest

    17 Jun 2015 | 12:15 pm
    This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015.  We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.”  We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under.  If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too.  The next team up: Wake Forest.  We are going with an over/under of 3.5 regular season wins. September 3 vs. Elon September 12 @ Syracuse…
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    fanatix Sport News

  • Injury-plagued Arsenal reject in transfer talks over possible MLS re-homing

    Robert Summerscales
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:10 pm
    Arsenal officially released former France midfielder Abou Diaby on Wednesday, as the Gunners named him as one of six players whose contracts had not been renewed. SEE MORE: Abou Diaby LEAVES Arsenal officially: Fans offer condolences as injury king’s Gunners career DIES Less than 24 hours later, it was reported by The Mirror that the 28-year-old was in transfer talks over a possible cross-Atlantic move to America’s MLS. The Mirror claim that Diaby, who has made just two first-team appearances for the Gunners since March 2013, is considering an offer from FC Dallas. Diaby signed for…
  • Man United GIVEN HOPEN in pursuit of Bayern Munich star

    Sumeet Paul
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:53 pm
    Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has seemingly conceded that Bastian Schweinsteiger could still leave the club this summer. READ MORE: Milan to beat Arsenal to Luiz Adriano: Brazilian set to pick Italy over England. Real Madrid closing in on Vidal: Will he leave Juve this summer? PSG to make Ronaldo bid: French champions see FFP restrictions lifted. The 30-year-old is on Manchester United’s shortlist, but he has recently insisted that he is keen on remaining with the German giants and adding another Bundesliga title to the trophy cabinet. However, with just a year…
  • Man United lose ANOTHER target as German midfield STAR signs EXTENSION

    Jonathan Machlin
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:09 pm
    Left and right it seems that Louis van Gaal can’t seem to attract the big-name transfer targets despite a mountain of cash to spend. Is LvG losing his touch? SEE MORE: Former Man United midfielder SNUBS Arsenal, picks SURPRISE new club Liverpool CLOSE to signing £32.5m Arsenal & Chelsea SCORING target Liverpool UNLOAD £580,000 per-match FLOP to Sunderland at DISCOUNT Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan will be out of reach for Manchester United this summer as the German star has re-signed with the Bundesliga club. According to the Mirror, Gundogan has re-signed with…
  • Former Man United midfielder SNUBS Arsenal, picks SURPRISE new club

    Jonathan Machlin
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:44 pm
    “I’m heading to Everton and there’s nothing you can do about it.” Did Arsenal miss out on a good midfield target with Tom Cleverley? SEE MORE: Liverpool CLOSE to signing £32.5m Arsenal & Chelsea SCORING target Liverpool UNLOAD £580,000 per-match FLOP to Sunderland at DISCOUNT £113m Man United target is HAPPY at Bundesliga, IMPRESSED by LVG offer After a loan spell with Aston Villa to close out his contract with Manchester United, free agent midfielder Tom Cleverley has chosen Everton over Arsenal. According to the Metro, Cleverley turned down a transfer offer…
  • AC Milan set TO BEAT Arsenal to signing of Brazilian striker

    Sumeet Paul
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:43 pm
    AC Milan are reportedly set to beat Arsenal to the signing of Shakhtar Donetsk striker Luiz Adriano with the club’s coach revealing the Rossoneri are leading the race. READ MORE: Real Madrid closing in on Vidal: Juve midfield to move on? Di Maria on PSG radar: French champions have money to spend. PSG to make move for Ronaldo: CR7 could be heading to Paris? The 28-year-old is out of contract in December, and it was reported on Tuesday that the Rossoneri were edging closer to concluding a deal for him before the new season. Arsenal have also been known to be admirers of the Brazilian,…
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  • Ask a Brewer: Full Sail’s Jamie Emmerson

    30 Jun 2015 | 6:55 am
    Full Sail has been around for 28 years and now distributes to 31 states. They’re best known for Full Sail Amber and their Session Lagers, which have won numerous awards. Executive brewmaster Jamie Emmerson answered our questions. What’s special about your brewery? We brew traditional styles with NW ingredients sourced within 100 miles of our brewery. We’ve also won more than 350 medals, including more than 200 golds. Also, we’re super green. Jamie cuddles with a full keg.What’s your least favorite part of the brew day? Is there a bad part of making beer? What is your…
  • Music Video Monday: Stereosparks’ Misfits

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:55 am
  • Ask a Brewer: SweetWater’s Chris Meadows

    23 Jun 2015 | 6:55 am
    SweetWater Brewing ranks 18th on the Brewers Association’s list of top craft breweries. They’re located in Atlanta, Georgia and widely known for their great beers and annual 420 Fest. SweetWater brewer Chris Meadows responded to our questions. What’s special about your brewery? The rate of growth we have had over the last few years has made this a very special place to work. It’s not as easy as it looks to brew on this scale and keep the level of consistency the same, but that’s always the goal. What’s your least favorite part of the brew day? Inventory is…
  • Music Video Monday: Shannon Labrie’s Slow Dance

    22 Jun 2015 | 6:31 am
  • Ask a Brewer: Jester King’s Garrett Crowell

    16 Jun 2015 | 6:55 am
    I first heard about Jester King on The Brewing Network Sunday Sessions podcast, and I’ve continued to hear buzz about this unique brewery in Austin, Texas since. From Jester King’s website: Jester King is an authentic farmhouse brewery committed to making wild ales and spontaneously fermented beers that reflect the unique character of our location in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Like the small farmhouse breweries that inspired us, we pursue beer making that involves time, patience, unique fermentation, full attenuation, and refermentation in the serving vessel. We use water…
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    DC Pro Sports Report

  • Wizards: Free Agency

    Tom Blaz
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:34 am
    NBA free agency begins on Wednesday. The Wizards are limited, but Paul Pierce could return and tops their wish list. Morning tip: Where Wizards stand with 5 'openings' entering free agency #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards — J. Michael (@JMichaelCSN) June 30, 2015 ROSTER The Wizards have eleven players under contract, if you include rookie Kelly Oubre. Nene’s expiring $13 million contract has made things tight, but the trade market for him is limited at best. 2012 2nd round draft pick Tomas Satoransky is in the midst of a two year deal in Europe, so he…
  • Caps ink Jay Beagle to a three-year deal

    Mark Buterbaugh
    29 Jun 2015 | 1:25 pm
    The Washington Capitals have locked up one of their key un-restricted free agents, C Jay Beagle, to a three-year contract extension.  The deal is worth $5.25 million and includes an average of $1.75 million per season. The Caps have three additional key unrestricted free agents: defenseman Mike Green, froward Eric Fehr, and forward Joel Ward.  However, it does not appear any of them will be resigned in Washington and all are set to hit the open free agency market. Beagle returns to the only professional franchise he has known.  Signed as an un-drafted free agent in 2008, Beagle won back…
  • Max Sharp- Nats Win 7th Straight!

    Tom Blaz
    26 Jun 2015 | 6:52 pm
    Max Scherzer was perfect into the 6th inning on Friday night, but the scoreless streak by the Nationals starting pitchers would end at 48 innings in Philadelphia. In the end, the white-hot Nationals won their 7th straight, 5-2. No no-hitter on Friday, but Max Scherzer's three-start stretch among best ever — CBS Sports MLB (@CBSSportsMLB) June 27, 2015 Scherzer would work eight full innings, allowing a pair of runs on five hits, striking out seven without issuing a walk and his 100th career vitory. Drew Storen came on in the 9th,…
  • Caps draft Ilya Samsonov in the First Round of the NHL Draft

    Mark Buterbaugh
    26 Jun 2015 | 6:35 pm
    With the 22nd pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Washington Capitals went between the pipes, selecting Russian goal tender Ilya Samsonov. Samsanov currently plays for the Metallug Magnitorosk in the NHL league in Russia.  In the 2014-15 season, Samsonov appeared in 18 games and posted a 2.66 GAA and a .918 save percentage in 18 games.  He finished the season with an 11-4-1 impressive record.  During those 18 games, Samsonov posted two shutouts. At 6’4″ and 203 pounds, he has the imposing size and athleticism to be a dominating net minder, which is exactly whey he was projected to…
  • Rendon Returns To DL

    Tom Blaz
    26 Jun 2015 | 12:54 pm
    Just as his bat began to heat up, Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has landed back on the disabled list with a strained left quad. #Nats select INF Emmanuel Burriss from Triple-A & place INF Anthony Rendon on the 15-day DL: — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) June 26, 2015 The move is retroactive to Thursday, so Rendon will be eligible to return on Friday, July 10th. Veteran infielder Emmanuel Burriss was called up from Triple-A to take his spot on the roster. The 30 year old Burriss has five years of major league experience, all…
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    The Barry Sports Report

  • The 2015 New York Giants Almanac is Out

    28 Jun 2015 | 5:33 pm
    The Giants expert himself, Ed Valentine at Big Blue View, has released his 2015 New York Giants Almanac.. The almanac covers everything you need to know for the upcoming Giants season: From a detailed season overview and schedule to an analysis of Giants opponents, rookie profiles, what to expect from Spags and more. You can purchase the e-book at 
  • Messi dazzles in the Champions League

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

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

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

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

  • Erik Lamela: Stick or Twist

    13 Jun 2015 | 1:23 am
    30th of August 2013, Tottenham Hotspur concluded a day of extreme excitement for their supporters where highly rated midfielder Christian Eriksen, and promising centre half Vlad Chiriches joined the club from Ajax and Steaua Bucuresti respectively. However, arguably the most exciting of all, was the third signing of that day, Erik Lamela.Erik Lamela - Argentinian has struggled to make an impact at TottenhamArgentinian winger, Lamela join Spurs from Italian side Roma in a blockbuster £30 Million deal, following a fantastic season in 2012/13 in the Seria A, scoring 15 goals, despite…
  • Tottenham's Transfer Dilemma

    12 Jun 2015 | 4:50 am
    And so the summer transfer window opens. Rumours are already circulating linking Tottenham Hotspurs with a whole foray of players, from superstar strikers, to unknown holding midfielders from the third division of Belgium football.White Hart Lane - the 2014/15 season is officially over. One player, Kevin Wimmer, has already been acquired from German side, FC Köln. The 22 year old Austrian joining for a modest £4.3 Million reported fee to bolster a less than impressive Spurs defence.The most prominent current rumours concern those of Monaco striker, Anthony Martial, 19, and relegated…
  • Should Ryan Mason play for England?

    25 Mar 2015 | 6:34 am
    Roy Hodgson has decided to hand Tottenham midfielder, Ryan Mason a place in the England squad, to replace the injured Adam Lallana.Liverpool star, Adam Lallana sustained a groin injury in his sides 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday, causing him to pull out of the upcoming international fixtures against Lithuania and Italy.Many headlines concerning Tottenham this season has involved fellow Englishman, Harry Kane, following his goal-scoring exploits in the Premier league.Ryan Mason, 23, has also experienced a breakthrough season, forming an unlikely partnership in Tottenham’s midfield…
  • Papering over the cracks

    25 Nov 2014 | 5:55 am
    Spurs fans have got to be the most fickle fans around, going from utter breakdown one week after losing to the Stoke’s and Newcastle’s of this world, to complete euphoria from narrow victories against Hull and Aston Villa.Kyle Naughton see's red in 2-1 defeat to Stoke City.Now yes, three points are three points. But when you support a team who’re supposed to challenge in and around the top of the table, there are certain expectation, which should be met. First of all to beat a poor side such as Aston Villa, of who had only scored four goals until they played us, should have been quite…
  • Tottenham Hotspur: What a Joke

    28 Oct 2014 | 8:43 am
    Just over a year ago, I wrote a blog post about the sacking of Andre Villas Boas, where I questioned whether the bullet should have stopped at Andre, or whether the problem lay further. Questions began developing over the club concerning many higher figures, the players and other aspects. Over our owner, Joe Lewis’ long term interest in the clubs success, as to us on the outside, it seems as though he’s more interested in keeping his grip on his money in his waning years, rather than push the boat out and invest.Furthermore, over Daniel Levy’s mentality to turn our club from an over…
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    Shay Sports

  • 2015 NBA Draft: Player Grades

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

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

    Seyi Omonira
    2 May 2015 | 3:29 pm
    Listen to the Pre-Fight podcast before the fight. Blogger was difficult with the embed from SoundCloud so I had to do it through Google Plus.
  • UEFA Champions League Preview February 25

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

    Seyi Omonira
    24 Feb 2015 | 11:34 am
    Last week's UEFA Champions League showed everything of what soccer is all about, from the red cards, controversial penalty kicks to an amazing goal from Marcelo. Today's Champions League matchups features more familiar teams to the casual soccer fan. Manchester City finally ending their knockout stage drought going against one of the most storied Champions League team in Barcelona. Juventus under new manager Massimiliano Allegri will go against struggling Dortmund.. Which football heavyweights will come out of the draw and get to the second round?Barcelona at Manchester CityOld friends…
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    Youth 5v5 Flag Football Championship Tournaments| Local,Regional and National Events

  • Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:30 am
    Easy Fundraising for Parents, Coaches, Teams, and Leagues – What is one of the biggest hassles of being involved in youth sports? FUNDRAISING! That’s why I am proud to partner with FlipGive, a fundraising program that provides youth sports teams, associations, and athletes with a fast, easy, and free way to raise money by shopping online! Having been a sports mom for 21 years,… Continue Reading On » Why Ankle Sprains Need Rehab – By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of…
  • Inspirational Assist: Cancer Survivor Hits Buzzer Beater

    Reginald Grigsby
    30 Jun 2015 | 4:01 am
    Inspirational Assist: Cancer Survivor Hits Buzzer Beater – Buzzer beater winning shots from half-court are cause for celebration. This story has that and a lot more. Last year, Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School was taking on archrival Mount Airy in a high school basketball match-up in North Carolina. Bishop McGuinness’ coach, as a way to motivate his players, indicated that the match would be a “Dedication Game” for his players… Continue Reading On »   Inspirational Assist: Cancer Survivor Hits Buzzer Beater…
  • Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety

    Reginald Grigsby
    29 Jun 2015 | 4:00 am
    Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety – To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Is football safe? Can a female coach high school football? What can you do to help your child stay safe in youth sports? Knengi Martin of USA Football is my podcast guest and she answers all of these questions–and more. Currently on staff at Valhalla High… Continue Reading On »   Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety is a post from: Youth 5v5 Flag Football Tournaments|…
  • Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins on his fly-on-the-wall Warriors celebration piece + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    26 Jun 2015 | 3:31 am
    Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins on his fly-on-the-wall Warriors celebration piece – After the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship last week in Cleveland, they celebrated, and Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated wrote about their party. His piece is a classic of what’s known as fly-on-the-wall reporting. Here’s his lede: CLEVELAND—The season of splash ended Wednesday at 2:18 a… Continue Reading On » How to Deal With One of the Biggest Hassles of Youth Sports! – If you are tired of the hassle of…
  • ABUSIVE COACHES: “Steph Curry….Stay Away from My Students!” + MORE

    Reginald Grigsby
    25 Jun 2015 | 3:02 am
    Improving Your Game: 5 Youth Sports Myths – Parents are always on the lookout for ways they can help their kids improve at the sports that they love. Most parents know that a great time for significant skill improvements comes during the off-season. A track that many folks seem to take is to try to increase the amount of instruction and competition via camps, clinics, private instruction and additional league play… Continue Reading On » ABUSIVE COACHES: “Steph Curry….Stay Away from My Students!” –…
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  • The Smart Features That Make The Benelli Legacy A New Age Gun

    Mark Griffin
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:00 am
    Claimed to be the lightest in the genre of semi-auto shotguns, the Benelli Legacy is one of the best shotguns in its league. The shortened magazine tube along with the carbon fiber rib helps in making the Benelli Legacy a smart gun which is quite easy to carry and use. The light weight along with its classy design enables users to carry the gun easily with one hand. Another great feature about this gun is that it has a minimum recoil which makes it a very easy to use. The gun comes with a barrel that measures 26 inches and weighs only 4.9 pounds. The same shotgun in the 20 gauge comes with a…
  • How To Set Up A Ladder Stand Safely For Deer Hunting

    Mark Griffin
    29 Jun 2015 | 7:22 am
    Hunting deer and other big game animals from elevated stands is nothing new, with Native Americans and pioneers utilizing bluffs, trees and other perches to see animals approaching. But today we have the incredible luxury of sturdy metals, weather-resistant seats that are comfortable, and the ability to put these ladder stands pretty much wherever we want to in the woods or near food plots. Some hunters prefer to build wooden stands but with the cost and time involved to secure the materials, get quality materials, build it and then and erect the stand, it might be better in the long run to…
  • 5 Smart Tactical Shotguns From Benelli

    Mark Griffin
    27 Jun 2015 | 3:43 am
    Talking about Benelli Shotguns, two things that are always emphasized on are the technological aspect and the commendable Italian design. Where technology adds strength to the shotguns, the Italian design imparts an enviable look. The range of shotguns Benelli has today is certainly praiseworthy. Right from a tactical shotgun for pursuing waterfowl to those used by defense, Benelli has it all. Below listed are some of the Benelli tactical shotguns that are really effective and offers a good value for the price tag that they bear. The Benelli Legacy –As often said to be a perfect blend of…
  • The Benelli Montefeltro vs. The M2 – A closer Look On The Technical Nitty-Gritties

    Mark Griffin
    24 Jun 2015 | 8:58 am
    The Benelli M2 is an advanced shotgun which is fast and accurate. The gun comes with a 28 inch barrel but does not have a 30 inch option. Experts opine that a 30 inch variant would have been a great addition to it. However, comparing it with other guns in its range, the Benelli M2 shotgun is much faster and doesn’t have much weight as it does not have a piston or a gas collar. The design is quite a nice one as it does not require cocking rods as well. Benelli Shotguns are a perfect fit where one is up to some serious hunting. Especially those looking for a gun to hunt down a pig, where…
  • The Kimber Adirondack Rifle Is Always A Class Apart From Other rifles

    Mark Griffin
    20 Jun 2015 | 2:28 am
    Chasing has been often respected to be a fundamental area of the untamed life association in the USA. Controlled and controlled pursuing permits the protecting of masses of powerful creatures and fowls inside their surroundings. As of late endorsed and people can pursue else it is seen as unlawful. There is an arranged plan that must be taken after for pursuing, a valid example the way and state of the distraction animals which may be picked for prey. To appreciate this delight seeking after rifle like a Kimber Adirondack rifle is to a great degree colossal. Plan Of grooves The barrels of…
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    Betting Gods

  • Golf Betting Tips This Week : The French Open

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:12 am
    The French Open takes place at it’s usual home, La Golf National, and the course is expected to play at its hardest this week with conditions set to be firm and bouncy. However, that’s music to the ears of short-hitting players who pride themselves on being able to hit their ball in the middle of the fairway with better than average consistency. We’re backing 6 players this week, 3 of them each-way and 3 to finish in the top-10. Francesco Molinari 2 points each-way @ 16/1 (Betfred) ¼ odds 1-2-3 Molinari has twice finished runner-up here and, with conditions in his favour,…
  • 2m 7f class 5 Horse Racing Tips Novices’ Handicap Hurdle (Div 2)

    30 Jun 2015 | 3:34 pm
    There are 10 runners set to go to post for Division 2 of our sponsored race, and here is our analysis of the runners and our tip. Stand Aside 14/1 No better than 5th in his first 6 races, and fared no better in his first handicap under similar conditions at Stratford. Down 2lb for that effort. Trainer 4 winners in last 15 runners. Westerly Breeze 9/2 Raised 8lb for finishing second to Division 1 favourite Tobefair, which looks harsh on all other known form. Apprentice jockey takes over from Richard Johnson. Trainer 0/3 in June. Mazurati 16/1 Finished 4th behind Tobefair last time but, having…
  • 2m 7f class 5 Horse Racing Tips Novices’ Handicap Hurdle (Div 1)

    30 Jun 2015 | 3:27 pm
    Betting Gods are breaking new ground today by sponsoring their first ever horse races, the 4.50 and 5.20 at Worcester. The races are being supported by some of the country’s top trainers in David Pipe and Jonjo O’Neill – and we’ve decided to preview both races for you to try and provide you with a couple of free winning tips! There are 11 runners set to go to post for the 4.50, and the ground is set to ride good-to-firm, so here is our analysis of all the runners and our tip. Minella Web 7/1 The top-weight seems to prefer a 20-furlong trip, and he’s faded in the…
  • Wimbledon Tennis Tips : Women’s Singles

    28 Jun 2015 | 11:40 pm
    There’s no doubt that Serena Williams is the best player in women’s tennis and, if she turns up in top-form at Wimbledon, she will be very difficult to beat. Whilst nobody plays their best tennis every day, the ability to grind it out in matches that aren’t going your way is how you win more tournaments than anyone else. Serena has that inner belief and tenaciousness in bucket loads, something she proved on her way to winning this year’s French Open as she was taken to three sets on numerous occassions, yet overcame everything that her opponents threw at her. That win…
  • Free Horse Racing Tips For Today : Pretty Polly Stakes

    27 Jun 2015 | 11:10 pm
    The Pretty Polly Stakes is a 10-furlong group 1 race for fillies and mares aged 3 and over. It is run at The Curragh (4.30 Sunday), and has been won twice in the last decade by trainers Aiden O’Brien, Jim Bolger and John Gosden, whilst Dermot Weld has also won it once. 8 of the last 10 winners have been older than four. There are 9 runners set to go to post for the 2015 renewal, so here is our analysis and big-race tip. Legatissimo 7/4 A deserving favourite after her win in the English 1,000 Guineas and her runner-up finish in the Oaks where she just seemed to get outstayed by Quality…
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    The Sports Journal

  • Chicago Bears: Offensive Preview 2015

    Ryan Grimaud
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:27 pm
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN – DECEMBER 28: Jay Cutler #6 walks off the field after a 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on December 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) The Chicago Bears spent the 2014 season at the bottom of the ‘best teams’ list, and at the top of the ‘most changes needed’ list. They finished the season last year with only 5 wins, which was a big red flag to the Bears’ staff that changes needed to be made. Jay Cutler will be returning as the quarterback for Chicago, which seems like a blessing…
  • Tyson Chandler Agrees to be the Phoenix Suns’ Newest Addition, Knight Also Expected to Return

    Katlyn Ewens
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:22 pm
    HOUSTON, TX – APRIL 28: Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks dunks against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images) Wednesday was all about negotiating for the Phoenix Suns as they reached…
  • Chicago Bears’ Kevin White Impresses During the Offseason

    Michal Dwojak
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:16 pm
    David Banks/USA TODAY Sports Taking the place of an experienced, veteran wide receiver is never an easy position to be thrown in. The situation becomes even more difficult when the player trying to replace the veteran is a rookie. Although that’s not the mentality Chicago Bears’ first-round wide receiver Kevin White had during his first offseason activities with the team, it’s a position he will have to be in when he starts the season after an offseason where the Bears traded away Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets. White has earned the praise of new Bears head coach John…
  • John Fox Confident Chicago Bears are Trending Upward After Strong Offseason

    Stefan Modrich
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:29 pm
    Chicago Bears head coach John Fox yells out over the field during NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) No NFL team enters an offseason without questions and intrigue about the future even if they try to avoid them. But new Chicago Bears head coach John Fox has weathered the storm of the Ray McDonald signing, an undisclosed (read: mystery) injury to first-round draft pick and wide receiver Kevin White, and mixed signals from Martellus Bennett. Of course, there’s still the looming elephant in the room of Jay Cutler and the…
  • Joe Maddon’s Magician Visit One of Many Tricks up Chicago Cubs Skipper’s Sleeves

    Stefan Modrich
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:48 pm
    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon center, argues with home plate umpire Andy Fletcher right, as catcher David Ross left, looks on during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Chicago. Los Angeles won 4-0. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) However trivial it may have seemed, Joe Maddon’s decision to hold a meeting in the visitor’s clubhouse at Citi Field before the series opener with the New York Mets involved a magician – providing a relaxed environment that appeared to rub off on the Chicago Cubs in a 1-0 win that snapped a…
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    FiveThirtyEight » Sports | FiveThirtyEight

  • We’re Seeing More Strikeouts, But It Takes Many More Pitches To Get Them

    Rob Arthur
    27 Jun 2015 | 10:14 am
    Last Saturday, Max Scherzer threw a no-hitter that was one regrettable pitch from being a perfect game. In the start before that, Scherzer racked up 16 strikeouts on his way to one of the best pitching performances of all time, and on Friday night, he was perfect through the sixth inning against the Phillies, striking out seven.Scherzer is far from the only pitcher demonstrating his dominance: Corey Kluber, reigning AL Cy Young winner, tossed an 18-strikeout game not long ago, and Michael Pineda struck out 16 recently as well. When you line all those performances up, it feels like the…
  • The USWNT Better Fix Its Midfield Against China, Because Tougher Sledding Awaits

    Allison McCann
    26 Jun 2015 | 9:27 am
    Check out FiveThirtyEight’s Women’s World Cup predictions“We improved a bit and found the net,” Carli Lloyd, a midfielder on the U.S. women’s national team, said after Monday’s Round of 16 game against Colombia. “We’re creating some chances, and I am confident more will come.”Confident or not, chances have not come easily for the U.S. women’s national team (USWNT) at this World Cup. They’ve looked stagnant and uncreative, especially in the attacking third. And to make matters worse, they head into tonight’s quarterfinal match against China without the two…
  • The Winners And Losers Of The Women’s World Cup Group Stage

    Jay Boice
    19 Jun 2015 | 9:50 am
    Check out FiveThirtyEight’s Women’s World Cup predictions.Down 1-0 at halftime against Switzerland in its final group-stage game, Cameroon looked like it was coming to the end of its World Cup run. But just after the half, an errant cross made its way through the entire Swiss box, and Cameroon striker Gaelle Enganamouit stood waiting. She swung with her left but missed the ball entirely — a wasted opportunity. Until … Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene collected it behind her and with one touch sent a beautiful shot to the lower-left side-netting.The score was tied 1-1, but Onguene…
  • Projecting The Top 50 Players In The 2015 NBA Draft Class

    Neil Paine
    19 Jun 2015 | 6:45 am
    No sooner had the closing buzzer sounded on the Golden State Warriors’ championship victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers than it was time for the NBA world to turn its attention to the draft, which will be held in Brooklyn on June 25. This year’s crop of prospects hasn’t arrived with anywhere near the fanfare of the vaunted class of 2014, but it may be even deeper. And there are plenty of big decisions to make — for example: Should the Minnesota Timberwolves take Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns or Duke’s Jahlil Okafor with the No. 1 overall pick?To help with the process of…
  • The Year Of The Warriors

    Neil Paine
    17 Jun 2015 | 6:04 am
    The Golden State Warriors and their fans are (rightly) focused on celebrating a championship right now. But with their 105-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, the Warriors put the finishing touches on a run that was no ordinary title-winning season. The Warriors’ 2014-15 campaign should go down as one of the greatest single seasons in league history.Golden State’s journey started with the unrealized potential of previous years. The 2013 team overachieved under second-year head coach Mark Jackson, but an ousting in the first round of the 2014 playoffs and a lack of…
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    The Dirtiest Picks on the Internet

  • 2015 NBA Draft Preview

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

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

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

    Bobby Sugar
    16 Jun 2015 | 12:08 pm
    GSW vs. CLE (+4.5)This could very well be my last chance to bet on the NBA this season. So what do you propose I do? Go out like a bitch (or the general public) and take the favored Warriors to finish off the Cavs and win their first title since ole "Watermelon Grin" Rick Barry in the 70's?? No thank you. This will probably be the last time until next years finals where LeBron is on a team that is actually getting points (unless the play the Spurs of course), so I am going to take it. The Cavs are going to need big performances out of their guards, and maybe even a Timofey Mozgov sighting or…
  • Stanley Cup Game 5 Pick

    Bobby Sugar
    12 Jun 2015 | 11:38 am
    Stanley Cup Finals Game 5Hockey fans! Where you at? Your boy at Dirty Picks International has been MIA and I apologize for that.  Sometimes you gotta deal with the real shit, ya feel me? Regardless, these playoffs have been something haven’t they?  The New York City Rangers went down HARD while the Anaheim Ducks went down like any smart hockey fan (myself) predicted.  Bruce Boudreau is not a good NHL coach. END. OF. STORY. Sorry ducks’ fans. QUACK, QUACK, QUACK, MOTHER FUCKER.  Ya’ll should hire Coach Bombay (Emilio Estevez) because the hack currently running the…
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  • India vs Bangladesh Live Streaming Live Score Ball by Ball

    19 Jun 2015 | 8:01 am
    The second ODI of India vs Bangladesh live match series will be played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur. You can watch the India vs Bangladesh live streaming and get Ind vs Ban live score ball by ball updates here.In the first ODI of India vs Bangladesh match, Bangladesh won the match and India lost. If India loses another match, then they will be out from the series. If they manage to win in the 2nd India vs Bangladesh ODI, then there will be a third crucial match for both the teams.The India vs Bangladesh 2nd ODI match will be played on June 21, 2015 at Dhaka. The Ind vs Ban match…
  • SRH vs CSK Live Streaming Live Score Ball by Ball

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

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

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

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

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:04 pm
    I find this hard to believe, but you never know with the mellow, and subdued Kobe Bryant. Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, is reporting that Bryant took time out, to place a phone call to DeAndre Jordan, pitching the Lakers to the free agent big man. Jordan’s first meeting will be on Wednesday The post Report: Kobe Called DeAndre Jordan To Recruit Him to Lakers appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Report: Kobe Called DeAndre Jordan To Recruit Him to Lakers

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:04 pm
    I find this hard to believe, but you never know with the mellow, and subdued Kobe Bryant. Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, is reporting that Bryant took time out, to place a phone call to DeAndre Jordan, pitching the Lakers to the free agent big man. Jordan’s first meeting will be on Wednesday The post Report: Kobe Called DeAndre Jordan To Recruit Him to Lakers appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Copa America Results 2015: Chile vs. Peru Score, Updated Event Fixtures

    Distinct Athlete
    29 Jun 2015 | 6:45 pm
    Andre Penner/Associated Press The hosts were forced to play without Gonzalo Jara, got pushed to the brink against a physical Peru team and saw opportunity after opportunity fall through the cracks. They still got the job done. Eduardo Vargas scored two goals and Chile held possession for nearly three-quarters of the match as they earned The post Copa America Results 2015: Chile vs. Peru Score, Updated Event Fixtures appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Copa America Results 2015: Chile vs. Peru Score, Updated Event Fixtures

    Distinct Athlete
    29 Jun 2015 | 6:45 pm
    Andre Penner/Associated Press The hosts were forced to play without Gonzalo Jara, got pushed to the brink against a physical Peru team and saw opportunity after opportunity fall through the cracks. They still got the job done. Eduardo Vargas scored two goals and Chile held possession for nearly three-quarters of the match as they earned The post Copa America Results 2015: Chile vs. Peru Score, Updated Event Fixtures appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
  • Lakers to Meet With Aldridge Soon As Free Agency Starts

    29 Jun 2015 | 6:39 pm
    According to Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times, LaMarcus Aldridge will be meeting with the team immediately after free agency begins: The Lakers are moving quickly, will meet with LaMarcus Aldridge immediately after free agency begins Tuesday at 9:01 pm. — Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) June 30, 2015 Now that means Aldridge has been linked The post Lakers to Meet With Aldridge Soon As Free Agency Starts appeared first on Distinct Athlete.
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  • 20 Quick Thoughts On NBA Free Agency 2015

    Alex Lowe
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:23 pm
    1. Kevin Love needs to sign within the first couple days, otherwise these tabloid stories of phone calls, hats, and selfies are going to distract from teams trying to get better. I’ve been sick of hearing that stuff since it started back in November. 2. It seems most likely that Love stays in Cleveland, but I really do like the idea of him going to the Lakers. Love is a Cali sort of guy. After all, his uncle was a Beach Boy. As a Love fan, it was painful to watch him sputter in Cleveland last year. The team wasn’t interested in making him a focal part of the offense, and Love is…
  • 10 Possible Three & D Free Agents

    Colby Rogers
    30 Jun 2015 | 5:00 am
    Five years ago, this might have been the same as a list of budget free agents. Now, this is probably a list of possible premium free agents, despite their shortcomings. Every team is trying to find the guy that can fill the vaunted “Three & D” role needed by most top teams. I could spend a couple of paragraphs musing about how important someone who spreads the floor from behind the arc and also has enough athleticism and ability to guard the best wing players in the league, but it’s not much of a reveal anymore. Fans know the value of the Jimmy Butlers, Kawhi Leonards,…
  • 5 Budget NBA Free Agents Who Could Change A Team

    Alex Lowe
    29 Jun 2015 | 11:36 am
    Luol Deng 2014/15 Earnings: $9,714,461 | Career Earnings: $91,371,985 2014/15 Key Stats: 14.0 ppg, 5.2 rpg With the Bulls, Luol Deng was one of the most valuable players in the league, playing lockdown defense and having the ability to score at a solid clip. Since leaving Chicago, Deng hasn’t had as good of fortunes, but he’s still a quality player, and one of the few guys in the league who you can feel confident putting on someone like LeBron James, despite Deng being a step slower than he used to be. He won’t be a star, but he’s a quality starter for any team that…
  • No Draft Dodging – Luxury Tax

    Alex Lowe
    27 Jun 2015 | 9:17 pm
    Alex and Colby recap the NBA draft and give their way, way, way too early predictions for who could be rookie of the year. The post No Draft Dodging – Luxury Tax appeared first on Other League.
  • NHL Draft: Day Two Trades

    Matt Kasanoff
    27 Jun 2015 | 9:08 pm
    Let’s look at each trade and grade them between 1 and 5 from both teams’ viewpoint, with 5 being perfect. Vancouver’s Eddie Lack to Carolina for 2015 3rd-round and 2016 7th-round Fan favorite Eddie Lack’s trade comes as no surprise. Vancouver GM Jim Benning announced the Canucks would trade goalies Eddie Lack or Jacob Markstrom at the draft. Markstrom is ready to be an NHL backup goalie, and with Ryan Miller owning the starting job, one goalie had to be moved. Markstrom is two years younger and two inches taller than Eddie Lack. Markstrom is a restricted free agent, so the Canucks…
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  • Buffalo 1, Gwinnett 4: Bisons Drop A Tough One

    Greg Pokriki
    30 Jun 2015 | 7:52 pm
    It would have been a long day for the Buffalo Bisons if they had lost in nine innings. But losing in 13, while only scoring one run made it even longer.  The game proved to be a pitcher’s duel, kind of. There was no miraculous stuff, accompanied with a good amount of defense—but the key was the offensive ineptitude. Buffalo’s starter Randy Wolf went seven scoreless innings, allowing only five hits. The solid pitching kept the game 0-0 for what some (myself included) would call far too long.It took seven innings, but the Bisons finally broke the tie. The rally started with a double…
  • Ryan O'Reilly pt. II: Revisiting a Trade for ROR

    Chuck Mule
    25 Jun 2015 | 7:57 am
    Ryan O'Reilly photo via Chris Humphreys/USA Today Sports Back in March, I wrote a piece indicating why Sabres’ General Manager, Tim Murray, would trade for Ryan O’Reilly on draft night. Now with draft night just one day away, let’s revisit the idea.Since March, O’Reilly finished the season strong for the Avalanche and the Sabres locked up the 2nd overall pick in the McEichel draft. But most importantly, there is not been any headway in contract negotiations between the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O’Reilly, who is set to become a UFA in 2016.Joe Sakic’s stance has not changed on…
  • Buffalo 4, Lehigh Valley 5: Bisons Comeback Falls Short

    Greg Pokriki
    24 Jun 2015 | 6:37 pm
    Though the Bisons would make an effort filled comeback in tonight’s game, it would not be enough to overcome the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Buffalo dropped the game 5-4.In the second inning the Iron Pigs got on the board first. They got themselves into a first and third situation, and executed perfectly. The two base runners pulled off the double steal, the man on third taking home following the throw down to second base. The run gave Lehigh Valley an early 1-0 lead.In the fifth inning Lehigh Valley truly broke the game open. They added three runs to their total, getting themselves a 4-0…
  • Beyond Jack Eichel, Tim Murray and the Buffalo Sabres Will Have Options at the NHL Draft

    Chuck Mule
    24 Jun 2015 | 10:17 am
    Sabres General Manager Tim Murray. Photo via The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is just days away now. It projects to be an exciting day in the world of hockey. This year’s draft class is a special one- it includes not one, but two generational talents who will officially join their respective NHL franchises Friday night. Behind Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, the 2015 draft class is talented and deep. Lots of teams are going to go home with a player they are very happy with. In addition to the drafting of these highly regarded prospects, it is expected to see some big trades come…
  • Buffalo 4, Lehigh Valley 5: Hassan's Return Can't Carry Bisons

    Greg Pokriki
    23 Jun 2015 | 6:23 pm
    The Buffalo Bisons activated Alex Hassan from the disabled list for tonight's game against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Though he put in a valiant performance, it would not be enough for a Buffalo victory as the Bisons fell 5-4. Lehigh Valley struck first and struck quickly. The Iron Pigs scored a runner from second on a single to center field. However, the 1-0 lead wouldn’t hold long. In the second Buffalo Hassan, fresh off the disabled list, knocked in a run to tie the game at one. Again in the fourth Hassan drove in a run with a sacrifice fly. His return to the lineup was more than…
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  • IPL 2016 – Indian Premier League Season 9

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

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

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

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

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

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:34 am
    PRESS RELEASE: 1985 World Series Champions to make appearances at Community Blood Center donation centers, encouraging donors and fans to give the gift of life this summer June 30, 2015, Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Royals and Community Blood Center (CBC) are teaming up for their annual Royals Week Blood Drive, July 6th through July 12th. All presenting donors during this period will receive a pair of tickets for a Royals home game at Kauffman Stadium. Two big events are planned: a tailgate party cookout and appearances by 1985 World Series champions, Bret Saberhagen and Greg…
  • How Many All Stars Do the Royals DESERVE?

    30 Jun 2015 | 1:39 pm
        Yesterday, just four days before All-Star balloting ends and seven days before the All-Star starters are named, the Royals had five would-be starters, if that voting ended now. This is two weeks after the Royals peaked with EIGHT leaders. Last week, Miguel Cabrera passed Eris Hosmer at first base, joining Mike Trout as the only non-Royals leading the fan voting. Seven is still an insane number. It hasn’t happened since the 1957 when the Reds had seven voted in, but MLB Commissioner Ford Frick stepped in and after an investigation claimed voting fraud on behalf of Reds…
  • Royals Say Out With the Old, In With the Pulled Pork

    25 Jun 2015 | 12:01 pm
    Since May 1st, Billy Butler has hit .230/.289/.298 over the span of 47 games for the Oakland Athletics.  He has played a grand total of 2 games this season at first base, meaning he has had one priority, and that is to hit the baseball. He has under whelmed. There was much scuttle  after the 2014 season when General Manager Dayton Moore chose to opt out of the contract that would have paid Billy somewhere in the neighborhood of $12 million for one more year of service. While looking back it seems like an important decision, at the time it seemed more a forgone conclusion than…
  • Mondesi, Cuthbert Chosen to Represent Royals in Futures Game

    25 Jun 2015 | 10:39 am
    It was announced today that Royals prospects Raul Mondesi and Cheslor Cuthbert have been chosen to represent the Royals in the Futures Game during the All-Star break on July 12th. Mondesi has been a hot prospect in the Royals minor league system since 2012 when he began playing for the organization at the very young age of 16. At only 19 years of age, he is currently hitting .270/.289/.426 at AA Northwest Arkansas and was rated as the 28th best prospect in baseball before the 2015 season by Baseball America. The slick fielding short stop has managed to progress a step in the…
  • Duffy Returns; Offense Leads the Way in 8-2 Series Win

    Jake Becker
    24 Jun 2015 | 10:55 pm
    Wednesday night marked the return of Danny Duffy, who was activating from the disabled list before the contest. He was sharp early, but was on a limited pitch count so only managed to go four and two-thirds innings while striking out four and issuing one earned run. Part of the reason Duffy has had struggles in the past was in the control department, so it was positive to see him give up zero walks in his effort. His ERA on the season now sits at 5.44, and he will look to ramp it up in his next few starts and buoy the Royals’ inconsistent starting staff. Roenis Elias cruised through…
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  • Sony Six Live: St Lucia Zouks vs Jamaica Tallawahs CPL 2015 Match 8

    Sohail Zafar
    28 Jun 2015 | 10:24 am
    The eighth match of Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2015 will be played between St Lucia Zouks and Jamaica Tallawahs at Beausejour Stadium in Gros Islet on Sunday. Zouks are sitting at second position in the standing with five points and will be looking for a win to replace defending champions Barbados Tridents    at the The post Sony Six Live: St Lucia Zouks vs Jamaica Tallawahs CPL 2015 Match 8 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • PTV Sports, Ten Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 2nd Test Day 4

    Sohail Zafar
    27 Jun 2015 | 9:54 pm
    Ahmed Shehzad and Azhar Ali scored half-centuries to steer Pakistan to 171-2 at close of third day of second Test against Sri Lanka at P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Saturday. Shehzad (69) and Azhar Ali (64 not out) combined for a 120-run second wicket stand as Pakistan need six more runs to wipe out The post PTV Sports, Ten Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 2nd Test Day 4 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • PTV Sports, Ten Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 2nd Test Day 3

    Sohail Zafar
    26 Jun 2015 | 9:47 pm
    Opener Kaushal Silva and skipper Angelo Mathews cracked half-centuries as Sri Lanka took a hefty 166-run first-innings lead against Pakistan on day 2 of second Test in Colombo on Friday. First-Test centurion Kaushal scored 80 while Mathews made 77 as Sri Lanka reached 304-9 at stumps in reply of Pakistan’s 138 after leg-spinner Yasir Shah The post PTV Sports, Ten Sports Live Cricket Streaming: Pak vs SL 2nd Test Day 3 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • Sony Six Live Streaming: SLZ vs GAW Hero CPL 2015 Match 6

    Sohail Zafar
    26 Jun 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Guyana Amazon Warriors will take on St Lucia Zouks in the sixth match of Hero Caribbean Premier League 2015 at Beausejour Stadium in Gros Islet on Saturday. Two-time finalists Warriors are sitting at floor of points table suffering a thrashing 49-run at the hands of defending champions Barbados Tridents. Their stumbled in a 159-run chase The post Sony Six Live Streaming: SLZ vs GAW Hero CPL 2015 Match 6 appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
  • CPL 2015: St Lucia Zouks vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Live Score

    Sohail Zafar
    26 Jun 2015 | 10:41 am
    The sixth match of Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2015 will be played between St Lucia Zouks and Guyana Amazon Warriors at Beausejour Stadium in Gros Islet on Saturday. Zouks are heading into this contest on the back of a comprehensive seven-wicket win over St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. Having restricted Patriots to 149-6 thanks The post CPL 2015: St Lucia Zouks vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Live Score appeared first on Pakistan Tribune.
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    The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine

  • Woman Crush Wednesday: ‘Empire’s Taraji P. Henson One Tough Cookie

    Inscriber: Digital Magazine
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:14 pm
    Thanks to her turn as Cookie Lyon in FOX’s critically acclaimed hip-hop drama, ‘Empire’, Taraji P. Henson has finally broken through as one of Hollywood’s most well-respected leading ladies. A former alumnus of Howard University, the 44-year-old Henson has appeared in movies such as “Hustle and Flow”, “Smoking Aces”, “The Family That Preys”, “Think Like The post Woman Crush Wednesday: ‘Empire’s Taraji P. Henson One Tough Cookie appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • 2015 NBA Free Agency: Love Announces Return To Cavs, Agrees To 5-Year, $110 Million Deal

    Robert D. Cobb
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:12 pm
    According to a first-person essay/blog post written on The Players Tribune and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, free-agent power forward Kevin Love has agreed to a five-year $110 million max deal return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love, widely seen as the best power forward available on the market, agreed to meet with the Los Angeles Lakers, before The post 2015 NBA Free Agency: Love Announces Return To Cavs, Agrees To 5-Year, $110 Million Deal appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • Fantasy Football: Why Browns RB Duke Johnson Is The Next Giovani Bernard

    Sterling Eby
    30 Jun 2015 | 9:09 pm
    When the Browns drafted Duke Johnson at 77th overall in the 2015 NFL Draft, a lot of fantasy football players like me groaned. I was one of the many players who got stuck last season owning the three-headed monster of Ben Tate, Isaiah Crowell, and Terrence West last season. It’s been a couple of months The post Fantasy Football: Why Browns RB Duke Johnson Is The Next Giovani Bernard appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • 2015 NBA Free Agency Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge Ready To Spur-n Blazers For San Antonio?

    Robert D. Cobb
    30 Jun 2015 | 8:29 pm
    On the eve of perhaps one of the biggest free agency periods in league history, Portland Trail Blazers power forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge appears ready to head for the deep heart of Texas. The 29-year-old 6’11 Aldridge, considered one of the biggest free agent targets, who averaged 23.4 points and 10.2 rebounds, has been linked to The post 2015 NBA Free Agency Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge Ready To Spur-n Blazers For San Antonio? appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
  • NBA: Does Sam Hinkie Have A Plan In Place For The Sixers?

    Daniel James Gentile
    30 Jun 2015 | 3:43 pm
    The Philadelphia 76ers have become the laughing stock of the NBA. Yes, they have promising young talent, but does General Manager, Sam Hinkie, have a firm plan in place to re-establish this once proud franchise? The rebuild started when the 76ers  acquired Nerlens Noel via a 2013 draft day trade with the New Orleans Pelicans.  The post NBA: Does Sam Hinkie Have A Plan In Place For The Sixers? appeared first on The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine.
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  • Who Is The Inventor Of Tiki-Taka?

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

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

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

    7 Mar 2015 | 3:22 am
    Harry Kane – Tottenham’s Hurricane England’s new raising star, Harry Kane, is undoubtedly one of the best strikers in Premier League. Tottenham’s 21 years old striker is Premier League’s forth topscorer with 14 goals in 22 appearances, behind Diego Costa (17), Sergio Aguero (17) and Charlie Austin (14). Harry Kane is a complete striker, strong and hardworking, being able to score both from distance and from close range. Kane is a product of Tottenham’s youth system. The 21 years old English striker is one hell of an exception in a team that massively…
  • Hicham El Guerrouj – King of the Mile

    19 Feb 2015 | 7:04 am
    Hicham El Guerrouj – King of the Mile   Hicham El Guerrouj is considered one the greatest middle-distance runner of all times. The Moroccan dominated middle distance running for a decade, setting world records for the mile, 1500 m and 2000 m. El Guerrouj is still the record holder for 1500 m, 2000 m and the mile and is part of IAAF’s Hall of Fame. He is the first athlete ever to hold world records in the mile race and 1500 m both indoors and outdoors. Hicham El Guerrouj was born in September 1974, in Berkane, Morocco. El Guerrouj was inspired by the achievements of his fellow…
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  • DODGEBALL – Melbourne, Australia

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

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

    30 May 2015 | 10:25 pm
    Beefy & Rob headed out to have a look at the State of Origin Handball match-up between Victoria and South Australia. The Australian Women’s team were also playing a warm up game before they head off to their World Championship qualifying tournament in Kazakhstan.  
  • FOOTBALL – May 17th – A-League Grand Final – Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC

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

    30 Apr 2015 | 5:39 am
    Well I finally got round to kicking this off properly. The schedule is finalised. The flights have been planned. Sponsorship has been applied for, but not much has come back, so it comes down to this…. Click the Pozible logo to go to the campaign to read more and to possibly help us out – any small contribution is greatly appreciated.
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  • West Brom and Bournemouth target Reds striker

    Paul Joannou
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    Liverpool striker Ricky Lambert is a transfer target for West Bromwich Albion and Bournemouth report the Liverpool Echo. The 33-year-old looks set to end his miserable time at Anfield where he scored just three times in 36 appearances for the Reds. Few of those appearances were starts and Lambert is now resigned to the fact his first-team chances at Liverpool will not be improving next season. Fresh attacking options The Reds have already signed Danny Ings from Burnley, while Divock Origi will return to Liverpool from Lille after he was signed last summer and then sent back to France on…
  • Villa, West Ham, Crystal Palace target Lille midfielder

    Andrew Sinclair
    1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 am
    Premier League sides Aston Villa, West Ham United and Crystal Palace are repotedly all targeting Lille and Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye, according to the Daily Mail. Villa reportedly are planning a £9 million bid for Gueye, but they are facing stiff competition from Premier League rivals and from French club Marseille, who appeared very close to getting the 25-year-old last night. Palace and West Ham are both also tracking the man likened by current Mali coach Alain Giresse to Jean Tigana, whilst Southampton also see Gueye as a potential replacement for Manchester United target Morgan…
  • Bournemouth sign Premier League veteran

    Andrew Sinclair
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:00 am
    Premier League new-boys Bournemouth have signed former Everton and Portsmouth defender Sylvain Distin on a free transfer, as reported by BBC Sport. The Frenchman, now 37, left the Toffees when his contract expired at the end of last season and has now completed a move to the South Coast club following the transfer window’s opening today. It is believed that Distin has signed a one-year deal with the Cherries with the option of a further year at the end of next season, dependent on him and where Bournemouth finish in the Premier League. Premier League veteran Distin is an experienced…
  • Three Key Battles – Transfer Special

    Matt Farr
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:30 am
    Today’s date is a major part of the football season, as it signifies the start of the summer transfer window period. Clubs across the globe are now able to sign players ahead of the 2015-16 season, while those players who have already agreed to switch clubs can now finalise the moves once and for all. However, as with any transfer window, there are likely to be several instances where clubs are fighting over the same player. Here, for example, Touchline Talk takes a look at three transfer battles that are likely to ensue over the coming months. Click on the link below to find out more! The…
  • Five reasons why Brazil can’t rely on Neymar

    Andrew Sinclair
    30 Jun 2015 | 7:00 am
    Brazil were eliminated from the 2015 edition of the Copa America on Saturday night after losing on penalties to Paraguay, meaning they have now not won the last two tournaments. They topped their group, despite losing to Colombia, and therefore were paired with Paraguay, who finished second in Group B behind Argentina and are still unbeaten in the tournament. Brazil had to face their final group game against Venezuela and the tie with Paraguay without their captain and talisman Neymar, who received a four-match ban for kicking the ball at Pablo Armero in their defeat against Colombia. His…
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  • Premier League Football Week 11 Preview & Betting Tips

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:41 am
    Cookie shares with us his selections for the weekends Premier League football, and had you have been following his selections this season you would be looking at a healthy 17% profit on your investment thus far! Great tipping.Liverpool v Chelsea Chelsea are rightly at the top of the table, and are looking the best team in the league, Liverpool however are looking a poor version of themselves from last season. But I think the pricing on this game reflects that too drastically. Its hard to justify Chelsea being around a 11/10 shot to go and win at Anfield against a Liverpool team that rested…
  • Premier League Football Week 8 Preview & Betting Tips

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:57 pm
    More winners again last week, after the international football break we get going again with some interesting fixtures and some equally interesting football betting tips from Game of Odds blogger and resident tipster, Cookie.Manchester City v Tottenham This matchup has recently brought us a lot of goals, 30 goals in the last 6, and should make for an interesting early kick off for the Premier League. The goals have been a little one-sided also with City scoring 22 of these 30. Throw into the mix that Spurs have injury questions over keeper Lloris and top scorer Chadli and you wonder if this…
  • Premier League Week 7 Preview & Betting Tips

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

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:57 pm
    Cookie took profit on both last weekend and this week’s midweek fixtures in the Championship, and he’s convinced about a few games with big plays this weekend. Cookie has a bigger stake available this weekend due to midweek winners - so is staking approx £12,000 this weekendWatford v Bournemouth I’ve been quite sweet about the chances of Bournemouth in their last two games, and they have let me down on both occasions, and this is very much a case of twice bitten thrice shy for me. Watford are without Troy Deeney and Fernando Foresieri, so are missing options up front (those two…
  • Premier League Week 5 Preview & Betting Tips

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:57 pm
    Last weekend’s results saw over a 10% profit on advised stakes in the Premier League and with the season running well into profit, what does Cookie have up his sleeve this week for you lucky punters?QPR v Stoke Whilst I understand each team has a quota that live television has to meet, it does seem that rather a lot of them are coming early in the season. And this weekend’s early live match in the premier league brings us a stinker in QPR vs Stoke. There isn’t much to get excited about here, and especially if you are a QPR fan, they have been conceding goals in chunks and…
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  • Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Off-Season Report

    Creighton Rabs
    24 Jun 2015 | 1:00 pm
    With D2 men’s basketball in the off-season, some teams in the BR-11 Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball are in rebuild mode, while others are in reload mode. We take a look at how the Peach Belt’s teams are faring in recruiting for next season.NOTE: Despite extensive searching, rounding up statistics for high school players is difficult, at least when compared to finding stats for junior college players. As such, all stats, when available, are unofficial. This list will be updated with new commits and transfers as time permits. All BR ranks are end of 2014-2015 season. Recruits…
  • RMAC Men’s Basketball Off-Season Report

    Creighton Rabs
    24 Jun 2015 | 1:00 pm
    With D2 men’s basketball in the off-season, some teams in the BR-12 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference are in rebuild mode, while others are in reload mode. We take a look at how the RMAC’s teams are faring in recruiting for next season.NOTE: Despite extensive searching, rounding up statistics for high school players is difficult, at least when compared to finding stats for junior college players. As such, all stats, when available, are unofficial. This list will be updated with new commits and transfers as time permits. All BR ranks are end of 2014-2015 season. Recruits and commits as…
  • 5 FBS College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2015

    Andrew Doughty
    23 Jun 2015 | 9:13 am
    Not many things are guaranteed in the unpredictable, ever-changing environment of college football, but you can safely bet the farm that a couple dozen names will hover on, or around, the hot seat each fall, with many of those seeking alternative employment come January. With 15 coaching changes this offseason, the pressures of sustainable success have never been greater and although another dozen-plus coaches managed to avoid termination after the 2014 season, we can still expect some turnover after sub-par 2015 seasons.In part one of the hot seat segment, here are five coaches that could…
  • Way Too Early 2015 CCIW Football Preview

    Max Irving
    22 Jun 2015 | 11:05 am
    2014 CCIW FOOTBALL STANDINGSTEAMBROVERALL RECORDCONF. RECORDWheaton4711-07-0North Central298-26-1Augustana1265-54-3Elmhurst1425-54-3Illinois Wesleyan1064-62-5Carthage1913-72-5North Park1722-82-5Millikin2023-71-6Wheaton will look to repeat as CCIW champions in 2015. LBs Adam Dansdill (CCIW Defensive POY) and Mikey Swider return from a defense that led the league, allowing just 13.8 ppg. DL Logan McRae is also back. He had eight sacks last season. DL Josh Aldrin will be another force on the defensive side. QB Johnny Peltz is an effective dual threat under center. He has a pair of strong…
  • FBS College Football Teams Returning Highest Percentage of Tackles in 2015

    Andrew Doughty
    21 Jun 2015 | 12:34 pm
    There are still 11 men on the defensive side of the ball. Those 11 men are still trying to stop the opposing team from moving the football past the goal line. The concept of defense has not changed, but the methods, schemes and theories surrounding the delicate nature of college football defenses has dramatically changed over the last decade. Because of the complexities of these items and the well-documented constant turnover of players and coaches, the value of a talented veteran defensive unit is as high ever, with coaches coveting responsible playmakers that possess extreme versatility and…
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  • What happens in a business coaching session?

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

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

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

    27 Jun 2015 | 12:21 am
    Google has announced it latest Android M on Google I/O on May 28 that was unveiled as developer preview it has minimalistic design changes for the lollipop version of android sticking to the material design it has changed only wallpapers and theme for the settings tab. When checking in the Easter tab the google has not revealed its version name yet as this is only the developer’s preview. Looking at the lock screen there is a prominent clock and at the bottom left you might notice microphone for the quick search of google now. Google now launcher is similar to previous version with Google…
  • Easy Tips to Remove Acne

    26 Jun 2015 | 10:51 pm
    That sneaky little rascal on your face doesn’t have to be there. Today, i have gathered some home remedies to get rid of those acne, that wasn’t supposed to be there in the first place Ice: Wrap the cube of ice in a piece of a cloth and hold it in the affected area for a few second, Wait for a few minutes and repeat the process. Lemon: Dip a clean cotton swab in fresh lemon juice and apply it to the pimples before going to bed. Toothpaste: Apply some white toothpaste over the affected area before going to bed. It will improve the swelling and reduce the pimple. Steam: Fill larger…
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  • New York Rangers free agency round up: Day one

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:51 pm
    The New York Rangers were busy on the first day of free agency, but a change in the front office overshadowed all signings and trades for today. It has been speculated for a month now, but it has been officially announced that Jeff Gorton will replace Glen Sather as General Manager of the club. Slats will […]
  • Glen Sather stepping down as Rangers’ GM

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:57 am
    Larry Brooks has reported that Glen Sather will be stepping down as the Rangers’ general manager. There is a conference call scheduled for 4pm today in which it is expected that Jeff Gorton will be introduced as the new GM. Sather’s last move as GM was to sign former Rangers’ defenseman Raphael Diaz to a contract this […]
  • NHL free agency open thread/live blog

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am
    Well, free agency is upon us. The Rangers don’t have much cap space to work with, as they still need to get Derek Stepan, Emerson Etem, J.T. Miller, and Jesper Fast under contract. When those four are signed, the Rangers will have 11 forwards and 6 defensemen, meaning they need a pair of forwards and a […]
  • Around the League: Saad, Bieksa traded, MacLean finds job

    30 Jun 2015 | 4:15 pm
    There has been a flurry of activity today around the league ahead of the pending free agency madness. Chicago trades F Brandon Saad and prospects to Columbus for Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp and a fourth-round pick. 22-year-old Saad is a RFA and, according to reports, is looking for a long-term contract […]
  • Mailbag: All free agency, all the time

    30 Jun 2015 | 9:30 am
    Got a few questions regarding free agency, which begins tomorrow at noon. Let’s have at it. BrooklynVic asks: Do you think the Rangers move any other pieces when free agency reopens Wednesday? There is a serious logjam on defense. Brady Skjei and Dylan McIlrath are going to be fighting for spots, and all six defensemen from last […]
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  • Formel 1 – Fotostrecke – FIA-Fast-Facts Silverstone

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:17 pm
    Die Formel 1 im Home of British Motor Racing: Wissenswertes und interessante Fakten zum Grand Prix in Silverstone 01.07.2015 Foto 1 von 9 Es wird der 66. Große Preis von Großbritannien sein – und das 49. Mal, dass die Formel-1-Weltmeisterschaft Silverstone besucht. Foto-Optionen Artikel bewerten This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at
  • Djokovic und Wawrinka locker weiter

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:17 pm
    Titelverteidiger Novak Djokovic ist ohne Satzverlust in die dritte Runde von Wimbledon eingezogen. Der serbische Schützling des dreimaligen Champions Boris Becker gewann gegen den Finnen Jarkko Nieminen 6:4, 6:2, 6:3. Zum Auftakt hatte Djokovic den Augsburger Philipp Kohlschreiber geschlagen. In der Runde der besten 32 Spieler trifft der Weltranglistenerste auf den Australier Bernard Tomic.  Auch der Schweizer Stan Wawrinka, der Djokovic im Finale der French Open in Paris bezwungen hatte, gab sich keine Blöße. Der Weltranglistenvierte setzte sich gegen Victor Estrella Burgos…
  • Bundesliga: Hertha siegt erst nach Rückständen

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:17 pm
    Nachdem die Amateure zweimal überraschend in Führung gegangen waren, erzielten Jens Hegeler (29. und 41.), Sebastian Langkamp (48.), die Youngster Nils Blumberg (68.) und Maximilian Mittelstädt (73. und 82.) sowie Kapitän Fabian Lustenberger (84.) die Treffer zum letztlich standesgemäßen Erfolg der Berliner. Hertha BSC im Überblick This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at – Fussball
  • NHL: Greiss wechselt zu New York Islanders

    1 Jul 2015 | 3:17 pm
    [unable to retrieve full-text content] Der deutsche Eishockey-Nationaltorhüter Thomas Greiss hat in der NHL einen neuen Verein gefunden und bei den New York Islanders unterschrieben. – US Sport
  • Release-Vorschau – Diese Spiele erscheinen im Juli 2015

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:43 pm
    Von Patrik Hasberg am 01.07.2015 – 16:06 Uhr Welche Spiele erscheinen im Spielemonat Juli? Innerhalb unserer Release-Vorschau geben wir euch den perfekten Überblick der Titel, die in diesem Monat veröffentlicht werden. Trotz Sommerloch darf sich auf das eine oder andere interessante Spiel gefreut werden. Und da ist es auch schon: Das berühmt berüchtigte Sommerloch. Auf große Blockbuster wartet ihr im Monat Juli zwar vergebens, dafür dürft ihr euch auf das eine oder andere interessante Adventure freuen. Wer doch ein wenig mehr Action verlangt und eine PlayStation 4 besitzt, sollte…
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  • VIDEO: FC Barcelona release unseen footage of 14 years old Messi playing

    24 Jun 2015 | 10:26 am
    One of the greatest footballer of all time and Barcelona superstar Leo Messi today celebrates his 28th birthday.Lionel Messi at the age of 14The Argentine’s club published a video of unseen footage of him playing as a 14 year old in the Cadet A team soon after joining the La Masia academy.Messi has 24 major trophies to his name with the club.Messi dribbling extraordinaire can be seen scoring a host of typical Leo Messi goals, with superb headers and some typically divine skills.WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:
  • VIDEO: Rafael Nadal shows off his juggling skills with a tennis ball

    24 Jun 2015 | 9:30 am
    It is not a news that tennis legend Rafael Nadal is a huge football fan and one of the most famous Real Madrid supporters on the planet.Rafael NadalNadal is often seen mingling with Madrid players at many events, even at trophy celebrations, and is friends with many of the teams Spanish stars.The Spaniard has a bit of ability when it comes to football as well and could be seen showing off his technical ability recently by practicing his juggling skills,that too with a tennis ball.WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:
  • VIDEO: Neymar accidentally hits a kid with a football

    24 Jun 2015 | 8:30 am
    Brazilian striker Neymar accidentally hurt a young boy as he was getting on the team bus.NeymarThe Barcelona striker kicked a ball into a crowd of fans just before he stepped onto the bus and ended up hitting a small boy with his playful pass.Well, now this Chilean kid is expected to be over the moon that he got whacked by a football from Neymar!He was subsequently given an amazing gift. He was brought onto the Brazil bus where Neymar presented him with a signed football.WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:
  • VIDEO: Pique replies to being whistled by Spain’s Real Madrid fans

    24 Jun 2015 | 7:30 am
    Spanish defender Gerard Pique was recently booed by Spain’s Real Madrid-supporting fans. The reason was his joke during Barcelona’s Treble celebrations in which he poked fun at Cristiano Ronaldo's birthday party, which changed the course of Madrid’s season.Gerard PiquePique has been whistled and booed at all week on Spain duty. Real Madrid fans gave him an earful of abuse during training as well as when he came on against Costa Rica last night.Pique is completely unconcerned by the reactions he is getting. He actually gave a pretty epic response in the mixed zone.The Barcelona defender…
  • Things Wenger Needs to Do Before the New Season Begins - 1

    24 Jun 2015 | 6:35 am
    1. Bring in a New Centre-BackSimilar to the Cech situation, Arsenal's defence has been a big hindrance to their title challenges in recent years.Per MertesackerThere was once a time when the Gunner's defence consisted of players like Sol Campbell and Ashley Cole, but that time has gone and regaining a defence with that level of security and strength will go a long way to resurrect the Arsenal that were once feared by every team in England.
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  • F@*k Dick and Bert Episode 5: The Future Arrives - Go Gonzo Journal

    14 Jun 2015 | 4:25 pm
    Byron Buxton makes his Major League debut with the Minnesota Twins as we at Fuck Dick and Bert, and Brad from a bar in Kansas City, discuss the short-term and long-term future of the Twins, including the sudden youth movement and the chances of Miguel Sano being called up. Buxton scored the winning run, scoring from first on a double in the top of the ninth inning.
  • Mike Pelfrey is Finally Paying Off - Go Gonzo Journal

    9 Jun 2015 | 5:59 pm
    Mike Pelfrey has a lot of making up to do in order to earn the $18.66 million the Minnesota Twins have paid him these last three years, but he’s finally starting to pay off. Pelfrey made roughly $150,000 per inning the last two seasons, but this season he’s All-Star trade bait. Pelfrey has made a solid case to make the American League All-Star pitching rotation. He’s 5-2 with a 2.28 ERA, 1.224 WHIP, 178 ERA+, and 2.6 WAR. He’s fourth in the American League in ERA and fourth in WAR. He hasn’t been worth more than one win above the replacement player since 2010,…
  • Fuck Dick and Bert Episode 4 – The Demise of the Minnesota Twins and Brad’s Love Life - Go Gonzo Journal

    8 Jun 2015 | 11:26 am
    We had a lot of catching up to do, so we drank Twisted Tea Arnold Palmers and discussed the Minnesota Twins being in first place in the American League Central and why they won’t stay there, why Adrian Peterson is happy to be back at Minnesota Vikings’ training camp and how many games the Vikings can expect to win (I got 9, Brad’s crazy ass says 11). We talk about what the Twins need to do to be in the hunt come the All-Star break and what Brad needs to do while he’s in Kansas City during a series against the Royals happening at Target Field. Join us live by…
  • R. D. Laing and the Philosophy of Madness - Go Gonzo Journal

    1 Jun 2015 | 11:41 am
    Twenty-six years after his death, it was recently announced that a biopic is to be made of the life of, “acid psychiatrist,” and countercultural guru, R. D. Laing. Whilst a range of theorists, writers and even some of his former patients have attempted to discredit Laing’s theories and practice, his star continues to shine. Supporting this is the primacy and currency of discourse about the man and his world view. Ronald David Laing (1927-1989) was most famous for challenging mainstream psychiatry. His legacy also includes an attack on the dominant model of scientific reason and Western…
  • Journalism Needs Unity, not Division - Go Gonzo Journal

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

    Emanuele Venturoli
    30 Jun 2015 | 3:56 am
    Back on track with Mirco Lazzari’s exclusive images and behind-the-scenes from the MotoGP Championship. Episode 8 is from the Assen Circuit, Holland, Dutch GP for the eighth round of the 2015 Season. About time to bring the noise. For more about Mirco and his work, click here. MIRCO LAZZARI OFFICIAL WEBSITE Load More
  • Sports Marketing: SIFI sign MotoGP deal with LCR Honda

    Emanuele Venturoli
    29 Jun 2015 | 2:49 am
    Thanks to the collaboration with RTR Sports, the LCR Team has reached an agreement with SIFI, an Italian company based in Catania, who for over 80 years have focused on research and innovation in the ophthalmological field. For years they have exported their know-how throughout the world following the company slogan of “EyeCare Together”. From today SIFI officially joins Lucio Cecchinello’s team for the remainder of the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, becoming one of the team’s Official Sponsors supporting experienced Briton Cal Crutchlow, who on board his factory Honda RC213V has…
  • Valentino Rossi at 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed Debut

    Emanuele Venturoli
    29 Jun 2015 | 12:58 am
    Valentino Rossi shone as a special guest at the 23rd edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. celebrated its 60th anniversary. After a stunning race at the TT Assen Circuit yesterday, where Valentino Rossi won his third race this season, the 111th in his career, starting from pole position, yesterday the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider made his first ever appearance at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed, which carried a theme of nostalgia and pride in the growing interest in motorsport, as Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. took the occasion to celebrate its 60th…
  • Formula E: Piquet takes Formula E championship as Bird wins unbelievable season finale

    Jordan Groves
    28 Jun 2015 | 10:10 am
    Nelson Piquet Jr has won the 2014/2015 Formula E world championship in the 2nd London ePrix. The Brazilian started the race in 16th place, but he fought his way up to 7th to claim the championship by just 1 point. British driver Sam Bird won the race in front of his home crowd after a post-race penalty for Stephane Sarrazin. For the first time in the whole season, rain interrupted the one hour qualifying session before the race. The rain hit after the first group of 5 drivers had put in their laps, meaning that Stephane Sarrazin would be the shock pole-sitter ahead of Jerome D’Ambrosio…
  • Formula E: Buemi wins first London ePrix from pole to set up thrilling title showdown

    Jordan Groves
    27 Jun 2015 | 9:27 am
    Sebastien Buemi has won the first of 2 races in London that will decide the 2014/2015 Formula E world championship. The Swiss driver has closed to within 5 points of championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr after taking pole position’s 3 points and the 25 points for winning the race. Additionally, e.dams Renault have clinched the constructors’ championship with their drivers finishing 1st and 7th. Nelson Piquet took 5th place behind both of his closest title rivals; with Lucas Di Grassi just one place ahead of him in 4th. They both missed out on the podium, with Jerome…
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  • Decathlon’s UK Campsite of the Year Competition: The Shortlist

    28 Jun 2015 | 2:28 pm
    We may not always be blessed with the best weather here in the UK, but that doesn’t stop us from embracing nature and pitching our tents up at campsites across the land. So in order to highlight some of the fantastic outdoor experiences we have right here on our doorstep, we’ve launched a competition to find the UK’s best campsite. Camping has long been a favourite pastime in this country, so whether there’s a special campsite that evokes memories of your childhood, or one which you re-visit time and time again – now is your chance to give it some national…
  • Cycling Shoes – A Brief Guide

    18 Jun 2015 | 8:49 am
    Why do I need cycling shoes and what are the benefits? That’s a question regularly asked by Decathlon customers. Put simply it’s about how cycling shoes are designed. The soles are stiffer so you’ll pedal more efficiently with the power transferred directly to the pedals. They’ll also provide more support for your feet than regular trainers so they won’t cramp on longer rides. This applies whether you’re on a road bike, hitting the trails on your mountain bike or on a spin bike at the local gym. If you do want cycling shoes, firstly you need to decide what type of riding you do as…
  • Road Cycling – Hill Climbing Tips for Beginners

    18 Jun 2015 | 8:15 am
    As cyclists we all want to be able to ride up hills, big or small, as quickly and as painlessly as we can. Hills are part of cycling, we can’t avoid them but once we’ve conquered them there’s a great sense of achievement. We can’t all be kings and queens of the mountains but there are ways of improving and making climbing more enjoyable. So here’s few tips to help you over the hill. Your Bike This one is simple. Make sure it’s working properly, with correctly adjusted gears and brakes (for the descent!).  Correct tyre pressures are important so your wheels will roll better.
  • Wimbledon: From Centre Court to the Local Park

    16 Jun 2015 | 8:33 am
    The Wimbledon Tennis Championships have been a staple part of the British summer for over 100 years Not only does the event provide spectators with a chance to witness the best players in the game up close, but it also encourages more people to start playing the game themselves. Here’s a look at Wimbledon and its ability to inspire people of all ages to hit the courts. Wimbledon: The numbers game Ever since Spencer Gore won the first ever Wimbledon tournament in 1877, the world’s most famous tennis tournament has been a permanent fixture in the British sporting calendar. The 2013…
  • Easy upgrades for your mountain bike

    12 Jun 2015 | 9:39 am
    Mountain biking tends to wear through components. So, really, you don’t need too many excuses to make your bike lighter, stronger and better as its parts experience wear and tear… Tyres The easiest mountain bike upgrade is to switch tyres, which can make a dramatic difference to the way a bike handles. Winter mud tyres are vital in Britain, if you don’t want to hang your bike in the shed for over half the year. During drier months, particularly if current tyres feel skittish on more demanding trails, consider fatter tyres. These roll a bit slower, but offer more grip and can be…
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  • Health Benefits Of Running

    Jason Whitney
    26 Jun 2015 | 3:20 pm
    Jason Whitney While running can be rigorous, it is one of those exercises that requires very limited special equipment, can be done just about anywhere, and have many health benefits. Best of all, one neither has to be the strongest or the fastest to get started and begin enjoying the health benefits. In this case, slow and steady wins the race. You will undoubtedly become better, stronger and faster over time. As little as five minutes every day can get you started in the right direction. Running is a great exercise not just for the body, but also for the mind. It is a total body workout…
  • From American Pharoah to Zenyatta…An American Racehorse Primer

    Jason Whitney
    25 Jun 2015 | 9:54 pm
    Jason Whitney (image of Zenyatta taking the lead)                 Whether it’s the Breeder’s Cup or the Kentucky Derby, the scene is usually the same. Trainers pace nervously, owners sit in the stands waiting with bated breath, and excited fans will clutch their racing forms. The melodic sound of hooves pounding against the track is what gets everyone on their feet; of course, nothing in horse racing is ever settled until the finish line. While some horses prefer to dominate as soon as they burst out of the gate, others like to…
  • Upcoming horse racing events and comparisons

    Jason Whitney
    24 Jun 2015 | 10:24 pm
    Jason Whitney When it comes to horse racing, the US and Australia always top the list with the best and most contested horse races in the world. For the horse racing fanatic, the second half of the year is always filled with fireworks especially in Moonee Valley Racecourse where the Group 1 thoroughbred Cox Plate race is held every October. This upcoming event is an extremely competitive race valued over $3 million in prize money. Able Friend, the highest rated Hong-Kong horse of all time would be chasing his sixth top-level triumph in Queens Anne Stakes that will feature 12 other…
  • The Travers Stakes Might Draw Triple Crown Hero American Pharoah

    Jason Whitney
    24 Jun 2015 | 9:10 pm
    Jason Whitney                       They call it the “Mid-summer Derby.” It’s run at a track called “The Spa”, which is held at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Travers Stakes is scheduled to be run on August 29th, a day that features a total of six Grade I races and some of the best horses in training. Race Conditions The Travers Stakes is run at 2000m (1 1/4 mile, 10 furloughs) on conventional dirt. The race is restricted to three-year-olds with colts and geldings assigned 57…
  • Olympic Wrestling Legends

    Jason Whitney
    22 Jun 2015 | 5:11 pm
    Jason Whitney Wrestling your way to the top doesn’t mean the struggle is done only on the mat. Many of the Olympic gold medalists of the United States have overcome plenty of struggles just to make it to the game. Robin Reed, the 1924 winner in Freestyle, didn’t hone his strength in the gym, but while working manual labor in a shipyard. Jack Van Bebber, another early century Freestyle medalist, suffered a horse injury in his younger years, overcoming it to go on and claim an undefeated record while in high school before taking on the world a few years later in the Olympics. Dan Gable, the…
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  • Paul Millsap Reaches Agreement to Remain With Hawks For Another Three Years

    Shaun Brown
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:28 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website After weighing a hefty offer from the Orlando Magic,  All Star Forward Paul Millsap has decided to stay right where he is. The 30 year old inked a three year deal, on Wednesday, with the Atlanta Hawks worth $59 Million. That deal includes a player option after his second year. The Magic offered Millsap a four year deal worth $80 million. The key difference maker that kept P. Mills in Atlanta was the player option after the second year. The league salary cap is projected to jump up to $108 Million for the…
  • Odell Beckham Jr. Got Offered A Baseball Contract After This Pitch! [VIDEO]

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:34 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website 22-year-old NFL superstar Odell Beckham Jr. is known to be one of the sports world’s most diverse and talented athletes out now. Very oftenly, videos surface of Odell pulling off extremely talented tricks or showing high quality athleticism in just about every sport. Although Odell Beckham Jr. is already a wide receiver for the New York Giants, that didn’t stop the Rockland Boulders baseball team from extending a rookie contract to him. After seeing a video of Odell pitching, the Boulders staff…
  • Breaking: Jimmy Butler Reaches Max Deal With Bulls

    Shaun Brown
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:12 pm
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website It’s July 1st and the Free Agent frenzy has begun across the NBA. Thus far no big name has officially moved yet. The latest All Star to re-sign with his current team is Chicago swing man Jimmy Butler. Butler signed a 5 year, $90 million dollar max deal with the Bulls. The 25 year old is coming off of a breakout season where he was the runaway choice for Most Improved Player. His phenomenal season could not have possibly come at a better time. He averaged and 20 points per game to go along with 5.8…
  • Nike Has Just Released The World’s Fastest Sports Commercial! [VIDEO]

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:53 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website When Nike said that they’d release the world’s fastest sports commercial, they didn’t mean it in the way you thought. Calling on an extensive list of A-class athletes, Nike’s latest commercial “Find Your Fast” showcases some of the sports world’s most élite performers performing at their highest ability. With a mix of comedic pleasure at the mid-point by inserting the road runner while still upkeeping athletic greatness, Nike did a great job on this new campaign.
  • #SneakerCrushWednesday: Nike Court Air Trainer Pays Homage To Wimbledon [PHOTOS]

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:49 am
    DUNK360 | Basketball, Football, Baseball, all sports lifestyle and fashion website The 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Championship kicked off  a few days ago, and Nike showed off its latest collab, fragment design x Nike Court Air Trainer 1, which pays homage to the sport of tennis. Japanese designer Hiroshi Fujiwara is the man behind the brand, and responsible for creating such hot designs. ’Tis the season for tennis, which may be the reason why his last collab was inspired by this sport as well. This time around, Wimbledon’s green lawn courts, reflects on the theme behind the colorway of…
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  • Summer Transfer Window 2015

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

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

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

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

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

    Brian Foran
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:28 pm
    24 hours later I say a prayer that all the incoherent, blind outrage sparked by the news of Brandon Saad’s inevitable movement has subsided. Now that you’re (hopefully) finished sweeping up the final pieces of furniture debris littering your living room floor, maybe it’s time to take a deep breath and truly embrace the brilliance of what Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman was able to accomplish yesterday. Here’s the reality you must accept as a tunnel-visioned Blackhawks fan: there was no force on Earth that was going to keep Brandon Saad from signing an…
  • President Obama Weighs In On Jimmy Butler Re-Signing With The Bulls

    Aldo Soto
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:02 pm
    Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls agreed on a five-year, $90 million deal on Wednesday. President Barack Obama just happened to have a Q/A session on his Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon and he weighed in on Butler’s new deal. By now, we all know the President is a big Chicago sports fans. He loves to play basketball (poorly I might add) and obviously loves cheering for the Bulls. When the Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau, the President wasn’t thrilled. So, when the news broke that Chicago and Butler had officially agreed on a new deal he was asked what he thought about it. The…
  • Blackhawks Lose Another Key Player

    Tanner Dorow
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:44 pm
    The Blackhawks must be setting some sort of record for most key players lost after winning a Stanley Cup. Earlier today, Sports Mockery had an entire article about it. Now we can add another casualty onto that list. According to reports, the Detroit Redwings have signed forward Brad Richards to a 1 year, $3 million contract. 1 yr for Richards to Det. $3 mil with bonus to $4 mil — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 1, 2015 *dun dun dun, another one bites the dust* But seriously, come on! Richards did play a key role for the Blackhawks, and even had some clutch goals in the playoffs. To…
  • Sexy White Sox Selfie? Nope, Using A Camera Is Hard

    1 Jul 2015 | 2:39 pm
    Earlier this month two chicks were caught on LIVE television embarrassing White Sox fans everywhere. Check out these girls getting ready to take a sexy selfie at the White Sox game in their tank tops, only one problem…. Please enable Javascript to watch this video The poor girl apparently confused her digital camera with her iPhone, only took her a good 5-10 seconds to notice the problem. At least they eventually figured it out, this Cubs fans taking a picture of her boobs took a much longer to “adjust.” (click the picture to see the video) Better luck next time. Someone…
  • Brandon Marshall Takes Multiple Shots At Jay Cutler

    Erik Lambert
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:28 pm
    Not every marriage is going to work out.  A lot of them end in divorce even though both parties came in with the best of intentions.  That’s just how human nature works.  The same applies to football relationships.  For a time it looked like quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall were inseparable.  Despite being polar opposite personalities, they just seemed to mesh. Marshall even established a long-term goal for them:  breaking the touchdown record for a passing combination of 112 set by Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison. They made a lot of headway during…
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  • The Dugout – The NBA Talent Scramble

    Nick Robinson
    30 Jun 2015 | 8:28 pm
    The Young And The DraftedA new generation of men has been initiated into the player depths of the National Basketball Association. No real surprises there. The Lakers could have gone big, but they can also go big in free agency. Getting D’Angelo Russell fills a much greater need for them – plus he looks like an incredible player. Porzingis to the Knicks wasn’t the healthiest reception, though he’s a guy who went soaring up mock drafts in the last few weeks with his potential upside.The biggest steal? Without a doubt it’s Justice Winslow falling all the way to tenth and to the Miami…
  • I Should Have Been Drafted, A Poem

    Nick Robinson
    29 Jun 2015 | 2:05 am
    I Should Have Been DraftedA poem by the WildcardI should have been draftedBut instead I got shaftedThose NBA scoutsHave gotNo bloody clueI should have been draftedInstead I got laughed atFor tryna go proWhen I’m only6'2Okay, man, I get itMy range is patheticI’ve got two poor left handsAnd I can’tTie my shoesBut given the chanceI still think I'd enhanceAny teamin America,Canada tooSee, I’ve read all the thingsAbout spacing and ringsAnd I study dunk vidsOn youtubeWith intrigueI know all of the looksI know all the playbooksLast year I was thirdIn myFantasy leagueI should have been…
  • The Dugout – Snakes In The Grass & Scenes From The Top

    Nick Robinson
    23 Jun 2015 | 7:50 pm
    Sacramento… What is Happening!?Ok, here’s the sequence of events. Rumours emerge that coach George Karl is actively trying ot trade away the Kings’ franchise player, DeMarcus Cousins. Then Boogie puts out this cryptic tweet about snakes in the grass.— DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) June 23, 2015 Then the team’s vice president Vlade Divac basically came out and said that Cousins is untouchable, denying any interest in the thought or ever having had that conversation with Karl. Boogie’s been through five coaches in five seasons in the NBA and is practically begging for some…
  • The Case For/Against LeBron James As Finals MVP

    Nick Robinson
    22 Jun 2015 | 9:22 pm
    With all due respect to Andre Iguodala, who was fantastic all Finals – the perfect role-player – he was never expected to be the difference maker. And he wasn’t, really. Iggy was the Finals MVP for his effort, his tenacity, his brilliant defence and his valuable and timely scoring. It was a case of a man reaching beyond what was expected of him to reach a peak at the most important time. And in winning the award he became the first Finals MVP in league history not to start every game in the series. Not only that, but the three starts that Iggy did make were the only three he made all…
  • The Dugout - The Warriors Came Out To Play

    Nick Robinson
    17 Jun 2015 | 2:17 am
    2014/15 Golden State Warriors – NBA ChampionsIt’s what they play their entire careers for, it’s what we fans spend our entire lives in hope of. The Golden State Warriors holding out the Cleveland Cavaliers to take game six and the NBA title with it. Four games to two. A convincing win in the end despite the absolute best efforts of the borderline myth that is LeBron James.Property of the @warriors!— NBA (@NBA) June 17, 2015 Steph Curry was fantastic, he completely shattered the NBA record for threes in a postseason, and Andre Iguodala came and claimed the…
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  • West Ham Will Field Reece Oxford In The Europa League Tomorrow Night … He Was Born After France ’98

    Daniel Caw
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:06 pm
    West Ham will give a debut to 16-year-old academy prospect Reece Oxford in tomorrow night’s Europa League qualifier at Upton Park and make him the club’s youngest ever player in the process. The Hammers play FC Lusitans in the first-leg of their first qualifying round tie at the Boleyn Ground on Thursday after being awarded a place in the Europa League for topping the Premier League Fair Play table last season. New manager Slaven Billic is expected to field a second-string side with Oxford the most highly-rated of the club’s younger players turning out. Oxford, a centre-back…
  • Rafa Benitez And Real Madrid Make Their Move For Fernando Llorente, According To Reports In Spain

    Daniel Caw
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:21 pm
    Rafa Benítez has specifically requested that Real Madrid buy Fernando Llorente to reinforce his attack. According to Spanish daily newspapers La Sexta and AS, the Madrid coach wants an out-and-out No.9 who will help his side vary their attacking approaches and the man he wants is the Juventus striker. Llorente, who spent a large part of last season playing second fiddle to Álvaro Morata and Carlos Tevez, is said to be already aware of interest from the new Real Madrid coach and he would be delighted to pack his suitcases and head to the Spanish capital, where he would have to fight for a…
  • VIDEO: “You’re Nicer Than Beckham!” – Steven Gerrard Is Surrounded By Paparazzi And Autograph Hunters In LA Hotspot

    Daniel Caw
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:02 pm
    Former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is getting into the swing of American life in LA as he dines out at celebrity hotspot Craig’s. The LA Galaxy star spent the night in Hollywood having dinner with his agent and friends, before heading out into the street to be mobbed by paparazzi and autograph hunters. The shy Scouser even pleaded with the photographers: “I’m not used to all this attention…you got any tips for me?”. One cheeky fan even chimes in saying: “You’re nicer than Beckham!”
  • VIDEO: Gareth Bale’s No-Look Basketball Trick Will Leave You In Awe

    Daniel Caw
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:23 pm
    Real Madrid and Wales superstar Gareth Bale performs a no-look trick shot in this jaw-dropping video. The 40 second clip shows Bale briefly saying “I’m really happy that Sony Mobile are now sponsoring the Champions league”, before performing a few keepy-ups and kneeing the basketball through the hoop – whilst looking the other way. But is it genuine? Or just a way for advertisers to get their message going viral? Decide for yourself by watching the full video below:
  • VIDEO: David Beckham Is Really, Really Confused In This New Ad For American Television

    Daniel Caw
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:02 pm
    For a change, David Beckham has more than his skimpy underpants on in his latest advert for American audiences. The Manchester United and England legend is the star of global telecommunications giants Sprint, to promote their new All-In billing package, aimed at making your mobile phone package a lot more understanding. It’s the most acting we’ve ever seen Becks do, which will no doubt lead to more rumours that Goldenballs is set for a part in Guy Ritchie’s hotly anticipated modern day adaptation of King Arthur. You can watch Beckham in action in the full ad below:
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  • New York Mets Look To Sprout Offense Against Cubs

    Elite Staff
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:41 pm
    Yet another game for the New York Mets, yet another pathetic offensive performance. They’ll look to snap it tonight against Cubbies. Bartolo and @JLester34 at the helm as @Mets, @Cubs face off tonight in Queens: #DKLineup — MLB Lineups (@mlblineups) July 1, 2015 It's nice to have Murphy back in the lineup. #Mets #ImWith28 — New York Mets (@Mets) July 1, 2015 Mets paid Bobby Bonilla more today than they're paying Harvey & deGrom COMBINED this year.…
  • New York Yankees Look To Rebound In L.A. Against Angels

    Elite Staff
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:32 pm
    Losing the first two-games in Los Angeles against the Halos, the New York Yankees will look to find their offense in Game 3 on Wednesday. .@MattShoemaker33 takes the hill in today's series finale against the Yankees. — Angels (@Angels) July 1, 2015 Nathan Eovaldi aims for his 3rd straight win in the #Yankees series finale against the Angels. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 1, 2015 25 years ago today, Yankees P Andy Hawkins threw a no-hitter… And lost 4-0.
  • New York Islanders: Anders Lee Signed, Free Agency Update

    Michael Iuzzini
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:38 pm
    Garth Snow has been a busy man signing Anders Lee & Thomas Hickey. Fortunately, that’s not all the New York Islanders boss has done. Garth Snow’s game plan has been obvious. It’s to lock up current players on the New York Islanders roster, remaining aggressive in filling any gaps, and entertaining any opportunity that will upgrade his team. First came the announcement of the Signing of Anders Lee to a four-year contract worth $15 million, $3.75 million a year. The Rookie had 25 goals and finished with 41 points in 76 games last season.  Lee was second on the team…
  • Phil Kessel Traded To Penguins On Day 1 Of NHL Free Agency

    Patrick Comia
    1 Jul 2015 | 11:28 am
    Toronto Maple Leafs ship off Phil Kessel, ending a tumultuous seven-year marriage between the two. With the NHL Free Agent market just two three hours old, one of the two big names for the Toronto Maple Leafs was moved out for a better opportunity with the Pittsburgh Penguins. On Wednesday afternoon, Phil Kessel was traded to the “Steel City” for RW-Kasperi Kapanen, D-Scott Harrington, C-Nick Spaling, a first and third round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. Kessel, Tyler Biggs, Tim Erixon and 2nd in 2016 for Kapanen, Harrington, Spaling, 1st and 3rd picks in 2016. TOR retains $1.25M/year. —…
  • MLB All-Star Game Means Something, So Vote Wisely

    Kevin Flynn
    1 Jul 2015 | 7:53 am
    Due to the genius idea of leadership making it mean something, the MLB All-Star Game isn’t something to be fooled around with. By Kevin Flynn Like the campaign says, only the worthy should be going to Cincinnati. So, due to the fact only the worthy should be heading to Ohio for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, the following list is that collection of worthy talent. Like it or not, this game actually does mean something. At the very least, Bruce Bochy and Ned Yost, the baseball managers that led their teams to the World Series last year, get a chance to set themselves up for a repeat. That…
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  • Wimbledon: Watson into round three

    Boyan Vasilev
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:29 pm
    Tennis Updates: British number one Heather Watson reached the third round at Wimbledon for the second time in her career with victory over Daniela Hantuchova. Watson, the last British woman left in the main draw, had to deal with soaring temperatures on Court One on the hottest day at Wimbledon on record. The 23-year-old won 6-4 6-2 in 81 minutes and will face five-time champion Serena Williams next. Earlier, Liam Broady’s defeat left three Britons in the men’s singles. Andy Murray, Aljaz Bedene and James Ward will hope to emulate Watson’s progress when they play their…
  • Soccer Rumors: Sergio Ramos to Manchester United – can it really happen?

    Yordan Ivanov
    30 Jun 2015 | 1:49 pm
    Soccer News and Rumors: A lot has been said regarding the transfer rumors surrounding Sergio Ramos, but it’s still quite unclear whether there is a real chance of the defender switching clubs. Real Madrid still hasn’t offered him a pay raise which is definitely a bad sign for the relationship between the club and the player. The Spanish international has made it clear multiple times that he wants a bigger salary in order to continue his career at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, the fact that the management of the Los Blancos hasn’t offered him a contract renewal has sparked all kinds of…
  • Basking your way in via the Wimbledon queue

    Boyan Vasilev
    30 Jun 2015 | 8:13 am
    Tennis Updates: Laurence Higgins looked like any young man sun-bathing on a towel with his novel beside him on a balmy English Monday in June — but what he was really doing was queueing for opening day Wimbledon tickets. For Higgins, who teaches philosophy at a secondary school in Cambridge, what is popularly called “the Queue” is his way to get into the world’s foremost grass-court tennis tournament, where tickets are in such high demand that many are allocated by lottery. “I always do ‘the Queue’, I enjoy the flexibility and the freedom,” the…
  • Wimbledon: Liam Broady beats Marinko Matosevic

    Boyan Vasilev
    29 Jun 2015 | 9:04 am
    Tennis Updates: Liam Broady began the British campaign at Wimbledon with a superb five-set win on his Grand Slam singles debut. The 21-year-old wildcard, ranked 182nd in the world, battled back from two sets down against Australia’s world number 138 Marinko Matosevic to win 5-7 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-3. “The crowd was fantastic – they made the experience,” said Broady. After Matosevic’s strong start, Broady fought back to seal victory in three hours and 15 minutes. The British number six from Stockport celebrated wildly – jumping into the air and thumping his chest…
  • Djokovic: Communicating with Becker – not cheating

    Boyan Vasilev
    28 Jun 2015 | 1:36 pm
    Tennis Updates: Coaches will come under nearly as much scrutiny as the players over the next fortnight at Wimbledon with every facial gesture captured on the TV cameras and repeated in super slow motion. The relationships between the players and those in their box, which in home favorite Andy Murray’s case is packed to capacity, makes for fascinating viewing. But with all forms of on-court coaching prohibited at grand slam tournaments, the line between offering support and passing on coded tactical messages can by blurred. Men’s title-holder Novak Djokovic, who has former champion…
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  • Kangaroo Court of Appeals

    Matthew Bittenbender
    24 Jun 2015 | 8:32 am
    Tom Brady’s appeal hearing concluded yesterday after a ten hour deliberation defending his participation in Deflate-gate with 40 people present in a meeting room at NFL headquarters. Also present was Ted Wells, author and investigator of the Wells Report which determined that Tom Brady and Patriots personnel were “more likely than not” active participants in the scheme to violate the NFL’s rules governing ball pressure for his offense during the 2014 Super Bowl run and eventual victory. Brady appeared before the NFL’s “court” to present…
  • Stanley Cup Champs – Chicago Blackhawks

    16 Jun 2015 | 12:30 am
    CHICAGO — There was a moment in the pause before the Stanley Cup arrived on the ice when Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews skated away from his teammates, looked up to the roaring, raucous crowd, and started applauding. Cameras followed him, showing him on the scoreboard. “Unbelievable,” Toews said with his arms raised, hands clapping. “Unbelievable.” The 22,424 standing, hugging, cheering, selfie-taking, red-clad and relieved fans applauded back at their captain, loudly. Toews smiled and pumped his fists. “I was just trying to absorb every moment,…
  • DH Compromise

    Nate Smith
    13 Jun 2015 | 3:09 pm
      The main complaint that pro DH fans have about NL baseball is that pitchers can’t hit. So if there was a way to keep pitchers from hitting, but not use a DH, how would it be accepted? I hate the idea that there are “baseball players” that “play” an entire game without ever touching a glove. So instead of taking the pitcher out of the batting order and replacing him with a Designated Hitter, what if we just removed the 9-hole hitter entirely. This would do a number of things. Pitchers wouldn’t hit, appeasing those who complain about “automatic…
  • Fantasy Football: Dynasty League Sleepers

    Tim Campbell
    12 Jun 2015 | 12:00 pm
    I have omitted any quarterbacks from this year’s list. I believe in this rookie class that there are really no true sleepers at the position that would warrant the overpayment that would need to be made to have one on your roster at the end of draft day. RB Cameron Artis-Payne With C.A.P. his true value lies in the inability of Johnathan Stewart to stay healthy. With this in mind, taking a mid-round flier on Cameron makes sense given the amount of touches he will potentially see as a rookie. However, it’s his long term potential that we are considering for this topic and if…
  • Peterson Returns

    2 Jun 2015 | 9:16 am
      Vikings’ Adrian Peterson returns to team today… By Conor Orr The standoff appears to be over. Adrian Peterson is returning to Minnesota. The All-Pro running back, who was cleared from a suspension two months ago only to enter a contentious situation with the only organization he’s ever played for, has shown up to work out with his teammates this week. Peterson and head coach Mike Zimmer will hold a media press conference at 2:30 p.m. local time. ESPN first reported the news of Peterson’s return. The 30-year-old, who missed almost all of last season after being…
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  • What would Dad like for Father's Day? Quiz

    10 Jun 2015 | 10:09 am
    Father's day is quickly approaching and if you don't know what to get Dad don't worry we got you covered here at Fanzz! Take this Father's day quiz to figure out what you need to do!
  • 2015 NBA Finals Infographic

    9 Jun 2015 | 2:04 pm
    The 2015 NBA Finals is between the eastern conference champions Cleveland Cavaliers and the western conference champions Golden State Warriors. These two teams have battled all year to finally reach this point and it's going to be a historic finals. We highlight five reasons why you need to watch these NBA finals in this infographic. We answer these questions in this infographic: Which teams needs this more? When was the last night rookie coaches coached against each other in the finals? How long has it been since the Warriors have won an NBA championship? How long has it been since the city…
  • 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Infographic

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

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

    19 May 2015 | 10:32 am
    The Western Conference finals starts tonight between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets. Who do you think is going to win and advance to the 2015 NBA Finals?
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  • 2016 Super Bowl Odds: St. Louis Rams Slide Back Into Bottom Half Of Potential Champions

    Vivek Kumar
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:25 am
    We got our first taste of Super Bowl L odds back in January when the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook had the St. Louis Rams at 25/1 to win the whole thing this season. It was pretty high praise to be in there tied for the eighth-most favorable odds and ahead of so many legitimate contenders. Then
  • 2016 NFL Draft: Indiana Preview

    Vivek Kumar
    1 Jul 2015 | 5:06 am
    n preparation for the 2016 NFL Draft, will profile the top draft-eligible prospects from FBS-level programs. This summer series will run until the start of the college football season. INDIANA HOOSIERS NFL Draft picks the last five years: 52015 NFL Draft picks: 1 — RB Tevin Coleman (3rd round, 73rd overall, Atlanta Falcons) For
  • Taylor Swift Super Bowl: ‘Bad Blood’ Continues With Katy Perry, As Frenemy’s Considered For Super Bowl Halftime Show

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    1 Jul 2015 | 5:02 am
    Earlier this year, minutes before the New England Patriots became the champions of the Super Bowl for the fourth time in their history, Katy Perry made history by boosting the already high ratings of the event by singing in the halftime show, but now it seems like her worst nightmare’s about to come true as
  • Russians choose ten characters to inspire the design of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Official Mascot

    Vivek Kumar
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:56 am
    The top ten characters Russians would most like to see as the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ are, in Russian alphabetical order, an Amur Tiger, Bogatyr (a legendary medieval Russian figure), a wolf, a Far Eastern leopard, a firebird, an alien, a cosmonaut, a cat, a bear and a robot. This is
  • 5 Major changes that should be introduced from IPL 2016

    Vivek Kumar
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:37 am
    Times are changing rapidly and so is the game of cricket. With the focus shifting towards the shorter versions of the game, it is important for the game to constantly reinvent itself and become more entertaining. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is doing exactly that. It is a pioneer in domestic sport and is the most watched Twenty20
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    Best Portable Solar Generators for Survival and Emergency Conditions

  • All in One Portable Solar Power Systems: Top Solar Generators That Are Built Intact

    Amanda Swan
    18 Jun 2015 | 3:49 am
    An all in one solar generator means every component of it comes in a single unit and it has a standalone being. Generally speaking, what makes a solar power generator is a blend of three main parts – solar panel, inverter and battery. In itself, each of these components can be a unique product you can individually buy from market and put together with some additional tiny accessories as well as wires to design a DIY portable solar generator. But it is not the point of discussion in this blog post, it is all about all in one solar generators that are readily available for grabs. They are…
  • Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Solar Generator Kit Review: Bundle of a Heavy-Weight Solar Generating System for Outdoor Power

    Amanda Swan
    8 Jun 2015 | 8:44 pm
    Goal Zero Yeti 1250 solar generator kit is an awesome solution for all your heavy power needs outdoors. If you are in search for a system that can collect and store a big volume of electricity from solar energy, it is going to be a precious machine for you. Though touted as a portable solar generator, Goal Zero Yeti 1250 in itself is a power pack only in the sense that it packs up no solar panel and it can be recharged via a wall outlet too. Naturally, it makes many people to use it as a power pack only for outdoor needs. But if you ask why you should buy Goal Zero Yeti 1250 solar generator…
  • Renogy Firefly Review: A Suitcase-Style Light Portable Solar Power Generator

    Amanda Swan
    5 Jun 2015 | 2:44 am
    If you are out in search for a powerful all-in-one unit of portable solar generator you can’t find more in stores. Truly, not many solar generators are there on market with integrated body and components. This product from Renogy called Firefly Light Portable Power is different. It is an all-in-one solution for all your outdoor power uses, with an overall power output of 175Wh and a design that puts it right fit for travels. Well, it is a suitcase-style solar generator. It means you can carry it anywhere with no burden. If you are a guy that always makes into the wild for enjoying…
  • Suntactics SCharger 14 Review: One of the Best Solar Chargers for Consistent Power Output

    Amanda Swan
    28 May 2015 | 5:21 am
    Are you looking for a solar charger that can charge your tablets and phones as quickly as an AC wall adapter? It is a normal complaint that solar chargers are not powerful enough to power up your gadgets. Even put under direct sunlight, some solar chargers are found not to be producing much power. American firm Suntactics’ SCharger 14 portable solar charger looks to be different. Being a powerful solar charger, it is now one of highly recommend solar chargers for outdoors uses, thanks to its efficiency and durability. Suntactics SCharger 14, a portable solar charger made in USA, ensures…
  • Reasons Why RAVPower Solar Charger is a Great Product for your Outdoor Power Needs

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

    6 Jun 2015 | 6:23 am
    Both Juventus and Barcelona are looking to cap fantastic seasons by completing rare trebles when they meet in the Champions League final at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on Saturday. Juventus are appearing in their first Champions League final in 12 years as they look to win the European Cup for the third time, but Barcelona, inspired by Lionel Messi, are the favourites to win a fifth European Cup and fourth in the last decade. Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri and his Barcelona counterpart Luis Enrique have already enjoyed excellent debut seasons in charge of their respective clubs, both…
  • Pioli: Lazio to overtake Roma

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

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

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

    17 May 2015 | 5:05 am
    Manchester United will be looking to complete a Premier League double over Arsenal when they meet at Old Trafford today. Louis van Gaal’s side were 2-1 winners at the Emirates in November and would leapfrog the Gunners into third in the table with victory. After losing three on the spin, United returned to winning ways against Crystal Palace last weekend and need just a point to mathematically secure Champions League qualification, although fifth-placed Liverpool are six points behind and with a far inferior goal difference. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from their first league…
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  • A Beautiful Frame And Coaching Your Team

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

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

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

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

    Mike Davenport
    26 Apr 2015 | 7:56 pm
    Is it petty for you to worry about that? Are you the only one who can do the job? There are a wealth of ways to evaluate a coach: the won/loss record number of recruits retention rate how many graduate trail of broken rules Yet, a perspective rarely used to evaluate is “will they miss you when you’re gone?” It’s self-centered, but it goes right to the core of why many of us coach. The Need To Be Needed I won’t presume I know why you coach. I’ll just get it wrong. But I do know this, on a conscious level many of us know why we coach, and it’s not very…
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    Ft. Worth Fred
    19 Jun 2015 | 4:29 pm
    My lead-in is pretentious, but the text is dull: I will be on vacation until July 13, 2015.

    Ft. Worth Fred
    7 Jun 2015 | 3:46 pm
    You may think the pictures don't match the title of this post, and it is certainly true I am not about to opine on Sir Thomas More. I will opine on my never-ending irritation with the risible arrogance of sports writers who think they are qualified to second-guess any coach in any sport.As a point of reference, two very high profile coaches, Jurgen Klinsmann and Pete Carroll, are close friends and former neighbors in southern California. Have you ever heard Klinsmann offer an opinion on any of the technical aspects of American football? Or Carroll on soccer? Did you ever hear…

    Ft. Worth Fred
    31 May 2015 | 8:04 am
    I received this picture on Twitter a couple of days ago with the caption, "One of these men is the head of a corrupt, secretive organization engaged in bribery and money laundering, the other is Sepp Blatter." Hypocrisy aside for the moment, as scandals go this has to be one of the great disappointments in recent memory for the lib MSM, in the pressbox and elsewhere.It started out as a lib sportswriter's dream: a powerful, wealthy, secretive sports organization headed by an old white man is called to their day of reckoning by a female, African- American U.S.

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

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

    Matt Dulcan
    30 Jun 2015 | 6:14 am
    Matt Dulcan examines what Travaris Cadet could mean for the New England Patriots offense and where you should target him in fantasy football drafts. The post Fantasy Football: What Travaris Cadet Means For New England’s Offense appeared first on XN Sports.
  • The Montreal Canadiens Need a New Mentality

    Michael Clifford
    30 Jun 2015 | 5:45 am
    Michael Clifford breaks down what the Montreal Canadiens must do to change their hockey culture and make a deep run at the Cup. The post The Montreal Canadiens Need a New Mentality appeared first on XN Sports.
  • NBA SUMMER DAYS 2015 Part II: Basketball Crossroads

    Felipe Melecio
    30 Jun 2015 | 5:32 am
    Felipe Melecio talks about the NBA Draft, and Summer League. The post NBA SUMMER DAYS 2015 Part II: Basketball Crossroads appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Fantasy Basketball 2015: Breaking Down The Draft

    Adam Pfeifer
    30 Jun 2015 | 5:16 am
    Adam Pfeifer breaks down the 2015 NBA Draft and how it changes the fantasy basketball landscape. The post Fantasy Basketball 2015: Breaking Down The Draft appeared first on XN Sports.
  • Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups Week of 6/29/15

    Mario Mergola
    29 Jun 2015 | 6:00 am
    In every fantasy sport, playing the waiver wire is as important to long-term success as a solid draft. Fantasy baseball, in particular, contains an unprecedented amount of league scoring settings, ranging from rotisserie to head-to-head with subsets for each. Still, the large pool of players generally allows for midseason acquisitions that can help bolster any roster. The post Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups Week of 6/29/15 appeared first on XN Sports.
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  • Paul Millsap resigns with the Hawks

    Colby Gatz
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:41 pm
    After Orlando made an aggressive offer, Paul Millsap decided to return to the Hawks on a three-year, $58 million deal. Millsap is coming off of another consistently good season in which he averaged over 16 points and more than seven rebounds per game. The Hawks were […] The post Paul Millsap resigns with the Hawks appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • Art of the Deal: Fantasy Baseball

    James Crook
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:31 pm
     Welcome to the weekly edition of Art of the Deal, an article detailing players I believe my fellow fantasy owners should either target or cut loose from; all the while getting the best value on any and all players involved. I love trading, and […] The post Art of the Deal: Fantasy Baseball appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • Blue Jays crush the Red Sox on Canada Day

    Dan Schalk
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:20 pm
    The Toronto Blue Jays had the fireworks booming, offensively that is, as they accounted for five home runs tallying 11 total runs, routing the rival Red Sox 11-2. First baseman Justin Smoak hit two home runs, one from each side of the plate as […] The post Blue Jays crush the Red Sox on Canada Day appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • Celtics make moves to help their frontcourt

    Colby Gatz
    1 Jul 2015 | 2:35 pm
    This afternoon, the Celtics agreed to deals with forwards Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko. Johnson played in Toronto last season and averaged just over nine points and six rebounds per game. Jerebko, on the other hand, averaged six points and four rebounds per game […] The post Celtics make moves to help their frontcourt appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
  • OKC Thunder sign Kyle Singler to five-year extension

    Stanley Coatney
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:23 pm
      Kyle Singler and the Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a five-year, $25M extension, and the deal includes a team option for the final year. Singler is a solid small forward/shooting guard hybrid with an even better basketball IQ. However, Singler’s role was […] The post OKC Thunder sign Kyle Singler to five-year extension appeared first on MyFantasySportsTalk.
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  • World Cup Soccer 2015: Immovable USA trump Irresistible Germany to surge into finals!

    Deepanjan Datta
    1 Jul 2015 | 8:38 am
    In the end, the fantastic defense stayed its ground like John Wayne, but the fantastic attack of Germany failed to find its feet against a brilliant, freewheeling formation of the United States women's team. Jill Ellis silenced the doubters (and the German machine) with a creative move - letting Lloyd and Morgan dart into German defense while their own continued to put up a brick wall for opponents (now for 513 minutes and counting!...).
  • Exclusive Interview with Imad Wasim

    Aman Inam
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:21 am
    All rounder Imad Wasim, who made his international debut against Zimbabwe in a T20 as International cricket returned to Pakistan after 6 years, in an in an exclusive chat with the correspondent converse. Here is the detailed interview conducted with the talented all rounder Imad Wasim  
  • The Clasico of Test Cricket “The Ashes”

    Asif Akber Ali
    30 Jun 2015 | 10:20 am
    England VS Australia is undoubtedly the mother of all rivalries in sports. The drama, the excitement and the fight for glory is unmatched. The intensity is always at the top and players play their hearts out to earn success. This rivalry carries its prestigious history. Every Ashes series becomes a memory for one set of supporters and a nightmare for others. With just days left to the epic battle, the teams are still planning the mantra of their success. The Captaincy:
  • Formula E – Nelson Piquet Jr Claims Inaugural title in thrilling finale

    Rachel Hack
    29 Jun 2015 | 4:35 am
    Formula E came, we saw, and it most definitely conquered as the inaugural championship went down to a nail biting final race decider!
  • Wimbledon 2015 Women's Preview: All Eyes on Serena.

    Shivank Sharma
    29 Jun 2015 | 4:21 am
    World No.1 Serena Williams comes in as the favorite for her 6th Wimbledon title after having won the three previous slams. No.2 seed and defending champion, Petra Kvitova, the only one to have beaten Serena this season looks to be the biggest threat at SW19 this year for Williams.  1st Quarter:
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  • Serge Gnabry: From Peripheral to Pivotal?

    Sam Drew
    29 Jun 2015 | 3:23 am
    Serge Gnabry showed enough in his 14 appearances across the 2013/14 season to prove he’s got what it takes to become a valued member of the Arsenal squad. With a frustrating injury-laden period behind him and a role as the Ox’s understudy up for grabs, he’s facing the most important pre-season of his career… Summing up Arsène Wenger’s philosophy as a manager is a hard task. He’s been in charge of Arsenal for more than 19 years now, and themes of his time have included free-flowing football and turning bargain buys into superstars. However, a key facet of his…
  • Max Verstappen & The Tale of two Toro Rosso

    Andre Harrison
    25 Jun 2015 | 8:14 am
    Max Verstappen has rightly won plaudits for his devil-may-care racing style, but is the praise a little unfair on teammate Carlos Sainz? 1997. Tony Blair became Prime Minister. Microsoft became the biggest company in the world. We were blessed in cinema with Titanic, Men In Black, and… Batman and Robin. Okay, maybe not blessed, but still. It was also the year, that Jos Verstappen’s son, Max entered the world. Little did we know, less than 17 years later, he’d reach the pinnacle of Motorsport. I turned 22 on August 17th last year. A day later, I found out a Dutch/Belgian wonderkid six…
  • Joe Gomez: Why Liverpool have Committed Daylight Robbery

    Joe Hall
    19 Jun 2015 | 4:39 am
    Most Liverpool fans won’t have a clue who Joe Gomez really is beyond the conjecture and speculation. As a Charlton fan, I see him as one of the country’s best young defenders worth much more than the mooted £3.5m… The first time I saw Joe Gomez, I literally couldn’t believe my eyes. I recognised him from the numerous articles in the Charlton programme and from the wide-eyed youth team reports that obsessives had delivered back to the club forum. I knew this 17-year-old was our next great hope. But what I couldn’t understand about this huge, hulking figure waiting for a…
  • Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini & The curse Of Duk Koo Kim

    Craig Campbell
    16 Jun 2015 | 2:22 am
    When Duk Koo Kim said he was prepared to die in the ring against Ray Mancini, nobody could’ve seen what happened coming, and it ruined more than one promising career… As a grizzled, old boxing reporter shuffles his way up to the suite of yet another contender he probably thinks he’s seen it all. Here on the Vegas strip the weird and the eccentric rub together like static on a wall. Especially in sportsmen. Those ambitious souls who would stare into the centre of the sun if they thought it would give them a supernatural power. Que sera sera. The reporter laughs to himself at…
  • The Agony & The Ecstasy of the Play-offs

    Richard Foster
    16 Jun 2015 | 2:21 am
    As Russell Martin, the Norwich City captain raised the Championship Play-Offs trophy into the air in front of the jubilant Canaries fans; the 2015 league season reached its climax. As ever, the Play-Offs provided its rich mixture of drama and tension, heartache and joy over the last few weeks and here Richard Foster, author of The Agony & The Ecstasy – the definitive history of the Football League Play-Offs, takes a look at the historical context of this year’s series of matches. The Norwich boss, Alex Neil achieved a unique double as he had led Hamilton to victory in the…
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  • SLIDESHOW: 10 Athlete Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:02 pm
    1. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles ClippersInstagram: @blakegriffin32Why? Griffin posts range from everything on the court, to flashback photos of him growing up in Oklahoma. And if you fall asleep near the power forward, he'll most likely post a picture of that too. 2. Bryce Harper, Washington NationalsInstagram: @bharper3407Why? From food to long balls, Harper's Instagram account has it all. 3. Chris Paul, Los Angeles ClippersInstagram: @cp3Why? Paul enjoys sharing with his fans his love of shoes and his off-court time with his son. 4. Floyd Mayweather Jr., BoxerInstagram: @floydmayweatherWhy?
  • VIDEO: J.J. Watt Sacks Stage Crasher At A Zach Brown Band Concert. Wins Over Crowd

    29 Jun 2015 | 12:06 pm
    J.J. Watt may have a future in band security. Kevin Jalraj/USA TODAY Sports While in attendance at a Zach Brown Band concert over the weekend, the Houston Texans defensive end took matters into his own hands when a goofy fan decided to jump onto the stage. Because idiotic stage crashers serve no purpose and can potentially be a threat to the entertainers, Watt wasted no time in controlling the situation in the only way he knows how. He sacked the perpetrator and slammed him to the ground. Okay, actually, the fan apparently was a band crew member, and this little episode was all just for show.
  • VIDEO: Aaron Rodgers Channels His Inner Samurai… Kinda

    29 Jun 2015 | 11:10 am
    Aaron Rodgers has mad football skills. But his skills with as a samurai? Not so much. Robert Hanashiro/USA TODAY Sports In an Instagram video posted last night, Rodgers appears to be showing off his sword-fighting skills, or lack thereof. No, Rodgers is not preparing for life after football, rather he’s just photo-bombing his girlfriend Olivia Munn, who’s most likely preparing for her role in the next X-Men movie. Needless to say, I think Munn holds the upper hand in this athletic skill. I personally like the “Neo come here” touch Rodgers gives to the camera at the…
  • PIC: Only The Rock Hits A Parked Car, And Doesn’t Have To Pay For Damages

    16 Jun 2015 | 11:52 am
    Being awesome has it’s advantages. Just ask The Rock. Yesterday, Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock) looks to be driving to work when he, somehow unknowingly side-swipes a parked car. Most of us would probably be crapping our pants because 1.) It’s embarrassing. And 2.) We have no idea how we’re going to pay for it. But not The Rock. Nope. Nothing scares him. Here’s a fun story to start your week off… I’m driving to set in my pick up truck – music blasting – I’m singing away like I’m having a one man party in my truck – then I hear…
  • VIDEO: Michael Jordan Thinks He Can Beat Some Charlotte Hornets Player In One-On-One

    13 Jun 2015 | 5:07 pm
    Michael Jordan has never been short of confident. Sam Sharpe/USA TODAY Sports That still translates today, where the hall of famer is now 52 years old. When asked during an interview with a French media source about whether or not he thinks he could beat some of his Charlotte Hornets players in an game of one-on-one, Jordan didn’t hesitate. He said: I’m pretty sure I can so I don’t want to do that and demolish their confidence so I stay away from them. I let them think that they’re good… but I’m too old to do that anyway. That’s right, Jordan said he would demolish their…
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  • Jim Harbaugh Did A Bizarre Interview And The Hump Day Links

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:58 pm
    Jim Harbaugh Did A Bizarre Interview With Colin Cowherd- College Spun Did Tiger Woods Cheat On Lindsey Vonn With Amanda Dufner While She Was Married?- Game Dayr Derek Jeter's Girlfriend Celebrating... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Kevin Love Is Returning To Cleveland

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:28 pm
    Kevin Love announced he's going back to Cleveland in the lamest way possible— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) July 1, 2015 Kevin Love announced on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dee Gordon Took 14 Seconds To Run Around The Bases For An Inside The Park Home Run

    1 Jul 2015 | 9:53 am
    Dee Gordon turned on the jets for an inside the park home run in Miami last night.  It the speedster 14 seconds to go from home to home. To put his speed into context it takes the much slower... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jose Aldo Pulls Out Of Another Title Fight, Dana White Sets Up New Fight For Interim Belt

    1 Jul 2015 | 9:42 am
    Jose Aldo pulled out of his title fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 due to a rib injury he suffered during training.  It is the 5th time Aldo has pulled out of a title fight and UFC... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jim Harbaugh Threw Out The First Pitch At A Tigers Game Like A Khaki Wearing Boss

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:25 am
    The new head football coach at Michigan, Jim Harbaugh, is doing his part to get used to his new surroundings.  Part of that includes throwing out the first pitch at a Tigers game. Harbaugh... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • How To Meal Prep Like You Freestyle

    Paige Lysaght Welch
    30 Jun 2015 | 2:55 pm
    Imagine this: It’s just you, alone in the studio or your pole room at home, and you’re in the mood to dance. You blast the music, embrace the energy, grab the pole, and express yourself through your movement. Your dance might reflect exactly what you’re feeling in the moment, whether that’s a desire to work through some intense emotions, an interest in playing with some new combos and tricks, or a way to get a boost of energy through a mid-day slump. The moves you put together, the floorwork you choose, and the music you select can all convey just how in touch you are…
  • Pole-fessional: Bring the Office to the Studio/Bring the Studio to the Office

    Colleen Jolly
    26 Jun 2015 | 11:08 am
    Our day jobs, particularly regarding our professional experience in respectful interactions during conflict can absolutely help inform the way that we cooperate in the studio, as students, as teachers and as studio owners. Similarly, the love, camaraderie and closeness of the human experience that we learn in the studio through getting in touch with ourselves and others can translate back to how we do our day jobs by helping us to connect better with our customers, our supervisors and our colleagues. Instead of championing one and disdaining the other, let’s take the best parts of our day…
  • Product Review: The Pole Warmer

    Claire Griffin Sterrett
    25 Jun 2015 | 11:27 am
    It may be summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but our pole sisters Down Under are heading into some cold weather. Not to mention, the A/C in some studios keep the poles extra cold!  So we thought they might appreciate a review of one of our favorite Pole Innovations: The Pole Warmer. To get a better sense of how these little gems work we consulted with Bad Kitty® Brand Director Estee Zakar. She uses them in her studio in Denver, CO. BK:  What is a pole warmer and how does it work? EZ: The pole warmer is basically a heating blanket for your pole. It is an insulated wrap that velcros around…
  • Night at the British Columbia Pole Championships

    Vanessa Powers
    24 Jun 2015 | 11:16 am
    On June 6, 2015, British Columbia’s best pole talent gathered together at the British Columbia Pole Fitness Championships, hosted by Tantra Fitness, to compete for a spot at the Canadian Pole Fitness Championships. The event was held over two fully packed shows at the Vancouver Marriott Airport Hotel in Richmond, B.C. The early show included the Amateur, Master (40+), and Doubles performers displaying their impressive chops, while the Semi-Pro Women’s, Men’s, and Pro Women’s divisions showed off their skills in the later show. The winner of each division is slated to compete…
  • 5 Things Every Experienced Pole Dancer Should Remember

    20 Jun 2015 | 10:54 am
    A few months after your first pole class, you are well into your pole dancing journey. You have come out of your pole closet and now all your colleagues and relatives know that you are passionate about that “aero-acrobatics” hobby of yours. You developed some weird habits and have a lot of contacts in your phone that have Pole after their name. However, this is also the time when you have already had or are about to have your first pole burnout. To stay on the right track, keep these five things in mind: 1. Don’t compare yourself and compete with the others: You have…
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    Winners and Whiners

  • Seattle M’s at Oakland A’s, 7/2 – AL West bottom-feeders meet in Oakland

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:12 pm
    The Mariners and the A's are fourth and fifth place in the AL West, but their fortunes could be changing. The AL West is still up for grabs like most divisions. However, the Mariners and the A's need to start executing on the field and winning divisional games. The A's could overtake the Mariners by winning this series, while Seattle could get one step closer to the Astros, Angels, and Rangers with a few wins at the Coliseum. Winning game one would mean a nice boost in the standings for either team. The post Seattle M’s at Oakland A’s, 7/2 – AL West bottom-feeders meet in…
  • KC Royals vs Minnesota Twins, 7/2 – Expert Analysis

    1 Jul 2015 | 11:12 am
    This AL Central matchup pits first place against second place in Kansas City. The Twins are still four and a half games behind the Royals, but winning this series could help them make up a lot of ground. The Royals know how competitive their division is, and they won't easily relinquish their top spot. The post KC Royals vs Minnesota Twins, 7/2 – Expert Analysis appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • Rockies vs. Diamondbacks 7/2 – Rockies Return To Chase Field

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:24 am
    The Colorado Rockies will travel to Chase Field for a weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The NL West rivals will open a four-game series on Thursday night. The DBacks are expected to start Jeremy Hellickson on Thursday in game one of the series, while the Rockies are slated to counter with Chris Rusin. Rusin has yet to win on the road as a starting pitcher this season. The post Rockies vs. Diamondbacks 7/2 – Rockies Return To Chase Field appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • SD Padres vs. Cardinals, 7/2 – Expert Prediction

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:22 am
    The San Diego Padres will travel to Busch Stadium to play the first game of their weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. The Cardinals own the league’s best record at 51-25 on the season, despite enduring a slew of significant injuries to key members of their roster. The Red Birds own an 8.0 game lead in one of the toughest divisions in baseball and come in having won eight of their last ten ball games. The post SD Padres vs. Cardinals, 7/2 – Expert Prediction appeared first on Winners and Whiners.
  • Rangers vs. Orioles, 7/2 – Gausman Makes Second Start For O’s

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:18 am
    The Texas Rangers will finish off their four-game series at Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night. The Rangers rolled over the Orioles in the first two games at Camden Yards to help cut their deficit in the AL West standings to five games. Texas continues to perform much better on the road than at home this season. The Rangers are an impressive 25-19 away from Arlington this year. Texas will send Yovani Gallardo to the mound on Thursday night. The Rangers’ right-hander is coming in with a 23 1/3 innings scoreless streak. The post Rangers vs. Orioles, 7/2 –…
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  • Three Defenders Constantly Linked With Manchester United This Summer: Will Anyone Move To Old Trafford?

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:11 am
    Manchester United till date have managed to make just one major signing in this transfer window, that is Dutch youngster Memphis Depay from Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven. With Depay’s inclusion, the star-studded United attack force have become even more stronger but the problem lies in their back-line. In the last season newly appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal had spent a huge sum of money to procure three defenders Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Luke Shaw. All the three defenders are extremely talented and no one can judge their abilities, but the problem with the deals was that…
  • Chelsea Set To Make Huge Offer For Former Manchester United Man

    25 Jun 2015 | 1:07 am
    Based on reports from Italy’s Calciomercato on Tuesday, Premier League champions Chelsea are in talks with Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola about a possible summer move to Stamford Bridge. Calciomercato stated in a recent headline that it has left Juventus trembling, given the fact that Raiola has previously also said that his client is in contact with interested clubs. Many top European clubs have been scouting the French international, who is one of the most wanted mid-fielders in world football at present. Raiola has said this over and over again in the past year about the…
  • “I hope you are murdered”, Chelsea fan goes off the edge over Arsenal deal

    24 Jun 2015 | 11:46 pm
    According to reports from the Daily Mail, it was stated that Petr Cech will move to Arsenal, after David Ospina spoke about his talks with Fenerbahce. Sure, there are few people who don’t think that the Czech Republic international will join the Gunners, but nothing is certain yet. Further, the report stated that nothing has changed dramatically since they first announced that a deal was done on Monday afternoon. Things have become complicated as Cech’s PR company came out  recently denying things and his agent doing likewise, which created unrest among both sets of fans. Viktor…
  • Brazilian Midfielder Set To Compete With Juan Mata At Manchester United

    24 Jun 2015 | 11:18 pm
    Brazilian midfield superstar Andreas Pereira came on during the U-20 World Cup final to score a brilliant individual goal for the national side and level the game against Serbia. The goal was so good that it was all over the social media and now the 19 year old superstar would be hopeful of some first-team football in the upcoming season, under manager Louis van Gaal. Belgian newspaper Het Belang van Limburg last week stated that Pereira wanted to do what Lionel Messi once did, use the U-20 tournament to really launch his career. On Monday another report followed, with comments made by the…
  • Done Deal: Arsenal Confirm First Signing Of The Summer

    24 Jun 2015 | 10:57 pm
      Premier League giants Arsenal have now completed the signing of young and talented Vlad Dragomir from Romanian team Timisoara, according to a report from The central-midfielder was being monitored by Arsenal’s scouts for quite some time now and the north London club have gone ahead and completed a deal now. Further, it is being added that the Romanian claim being that things were just finalized recently. English clubs have intensified their scouting in recent times, due to which many big clubs have signed similar players over the past few campaigns, so Dragomir might…
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  • Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo wants to see Angel Di Maria reignite his career

    1 Jul 2015 | 8:45 am
    Manchester United signed Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid on August of 2014 on a 5 year long deal for a transfer fee of around €60 million. This price tag is a very high one but taking into consideration that Angel Di Maria had just finished playing a remarkable season with Real Madrid where he managed to provide his Real Madrid teammates with 17 assists. This is the highest amount of assists in that season of the Spanish League. After witnessing what Angel Di Maria accomplished, Manchester United did not hesitate in offloading big bucks and signing the Argentinean midfielder but…
  • Top 5 most followed football twitter accounts

    30 Jun 2015 | 7:30 am
    Twitter is one of the most popular social media in the world today, no wonder it is extremely crowded with enthusiastic players and followers from all over the globe. Now the FIFA world cup being just about a week away from take off, it will be good to know about the most followed foot ball twitter accounts to keep up breast of the latest happenings and gather everything about the football extravaganza. It is really a difficult task to select only five accounts as every twittering fellow is trying his or her best to put forward topmost comments about anything under the sun. However, for…
  • Damien Duff thinks that Chelsea will win the Premier League title again

    30 Jun 2015 | 4:50 am
    Damien Duff is a 36 year old retired footballer who played with a number of different clubs during his playing career including: Blackburn Rovers, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Fulham and Melbourne City. A few years ago, Duff played alongside Jose Mourinho as the both worked together in Stamford Bridge back in 2004 until 2006 which was the time when the Portuguese coach left Chelsea for the first time. After Jose Mourinho left his managerial role at Chelsea in 2007, he went on to take charge of Inter Milan and Real Madrid before eventually making his return to Chelsea. Chelsea are the current…
  • Danny Welbeck believes Arsenal can compete against England’s elite clubs

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:48 am
    It’s been over 10 years since Arsenal has managed to win the Premier League title and during the previous season of the English League, Arsene Wenger along with his players managed to snatch the 3rd spot which is a very good way to finish a campaign but at the same time that’s the biggest problem that Arsenal is facing. For the past few years, Arsenal has been securing the 3rd and 4th spot of the Premier League. They have never truly managed to climb into the higher section of the league. Arsene Wenger has a squad that can actually compete against the likes of: Chelsea, Manchester City…
  • Demba Ba joins Shanghai Shenhua

    28 Jun 2015 | 7:36 am
    Former Chelsea forward and Senegal international has signed with the Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua on three year contract. The deal was reported to worth a club record €13.5 mil. The 30 year old was with the Turkish side Besiktas, where he scored 27 goals in 44 games last season. The post Demba Ba joins Shanghai Shenhua appeared first on sport1on1.
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  • [LIVE]B36 Tórshavn vs The New Saints Live Stream: Watch Champions League Online

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:33 am
    B36 Tórshavn vs The New Saints Live Stream: Watch TNS UEFA Champions League 2015 Soccer Online. here you can watch this match live online on your favorite device like Desktop, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from around the world. Get full HD live video streaming of Torshavn vs T.N.S Champions League game online. Enjoy 1 ...
  • Chile vs Peru Live Stream 2015 Copa America Semifinal Online

    29 Jun 2015 | 12:54 pm
    The host Chile play their Copa America semifinal against Peru toady at 7:30 pm ET from Santiago. Watch Chile vs Peru live stream on your favorite device online from around the world on high quality (HD) video streaming. Can Chile make it to the final since 1987. Don’t miss this exiting soccer game when you ...
  • Timothy Bradley Jr vs Jessie Vargas Live Stream HBO Boxing Online

    27 Jun 2015 | 12:32 pm
    Timothy Bradley Jr vs Jessie Vargas Live Stream HBO Boxing Online. Wednesday 27 June 2015 at 9:45 pm ET from StubHub Center in Carson, California. Watch this Fight event online on demand on desktop, mac, iphone, android or smartphone from around the world. Full hd video streaming on your favorite device via official broadcaster StubHub and ...
  • Germany vs France Live Stream Women’s World Cup Soccer Online

    26 Jun 2015 | 11:46 am
    Germany vs France Live Stream Women’s World Cup quarterfinal Online. 26 June 2015 from Olympic Stadium, Montreal kickoff at 4 pm ET. Watch this soccer event online on Desktop, Tablet, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from around the world. Best streaming service! Full HD video streaming. Enjoy 1 Years Full & Unlimited Access to All ...
  • Dominic Wade vs Sam Soliman Live Stream Showtime Boxing Online

    26 Jun 2015 | 10:06 am
    Dominic Wade vs Sam Soliman Live Stream Showtime Boxing Online. Saturday 26 June 2015 from Little Creek Casino, Shelton, Washington at 10:35 pm ET. 10 round middleweights. Watch SHOWTIME online on your Desktop, PC, Tablet, Mac, iPhone, Android or Smartphone from around the world.  This Fight featuring the undefeated middleweight prospect Dominic “Light Out” Wade ...
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    Juventus V FC Barcelona Result Highlights Goals Champions League Final 2015

  • FC Barcelona Beats Juventus In UEFA Champions League Final 2015

    6 Jun 2015 | 9:28 pm
    On 6 June here at Olympic Stadium, Berlin. Barcelona defeat Juventus and successfully won UEFA Champions League 2015 for the fifth time. Juventus, after loosing to FC Barcelona now became the first team who loose 6 European finals.Ivan Rakitić (4) score an early goal to get a lead in the game. But Álvaro Morata taps in to level after slick Juve move (55). Very soon in 68th minute of the game, Luis Suárez restores the lead which Neymar (90+7) made more strong and final the Barca have won the UEFA Champions League 2015 Cup.FC Barcelona Beats Juventus In UEFA Champions League Final…
  • Barcelona Vs Juventus 3:1 Highlights Goals UEFA Champions League Final 2015

    6 Jun 2015 | 8:52 pm
    Barcelona have won the fifth UEFA Champions League Cup 2015 by defeating Juventus in Berlin final. The Barca was sucessfull to score 3 goal in the finals whereas, there was only one goal by Álvaro Morata from Juventus side. From Barcelona, Ivan Rakitić (4), Luis Suárez (68) and Neymar (90+7) score 3 goals. With this defeate, Juventus has became the first team who loose six European finals.Barcelona 3:1 Juventus UEFA Champions League Final 2015 Highlights Goals:-Checkout the Champions League Final 2015 Highlights and Goals scored by Morata, Rakitic, Suarez and Neymar.Check out the…
  • Champions League 2015 Final Results | Winner | Highlights | Scorers | Images

    6 Jun 2015 | 8:36 pm
    Champions League 2015 Final Results; Juventus 1 - 3 Barcelona - Barcelona have won the UEFA Champions League 2015 Cup by defeating Juventus. Barcelona successfully won this title for the fifth time.Juventus 1 - 3 Barcelona Champiosn League Final Match Summary:-• Barcelona win fifth European title after beating Juventus in Champions League Final.• Ivan Rakitić rounds off wonderful passing move to give Barça early lead (4)• Álvaro Morata taps in to level after slick Juve move (55)• Luis Suárez restores Barcelona advantage (68); Neymar scores added-time third• Juventus become first…
  • Barcelona Vs Juventus Final 2015 Mobile Live Streaming Champions League Match

    3 Jun 2015 | 12:25 am
    How to Watch Barcelona vs Juventus Live Stream on Mobile - As per soccer fans need, we are sharing a useful article about How to Watch Champions League Final 2015 On Mobile. The Mobile device on which live streaming is available are - Apple iPhone, Microsoft or Nokia Windows Phone, Blackberry Phones & Android Smartphones.One of the biggest club game, the champions league final 2015 will take place on 6 June at 20:45 CET. The kick-off timing is vary according to locations. Now you people wonders when it will start live in your country. The following Kick-Off timing chart will help you…
  • Champions League Final 2015 Wallpapers | FCB Vs Juventus Hd Images Wallpapers

    2 Jun 2015 | 10:40 pm
    The UEFA Champions League Final 2015, the stage is all set for the final which is going to take place on 6 June 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Barcelona have won 2 titles La Liga and Copa Del Rey whereas Juventus have won Italian Serie A Title. The Champions League Final match will begin at 20:45 CET. Indian fans can watch this game live at 10 PM on 6 June at Ten Sports and Ten Action.As per the craze of this match and desire of soccer fans, We are providing you UEFA Champions League Final 2015 Hd Wallpapers Images for Mobile, Desktop, iPhone, iPad, PCs in various size of 1080p, 720p, 1480p,…
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    Tony's Take

  • Woman Crush Wednesday

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:41 pm
    We have to hand it to Alex Morgan, she along with the US ladies team is doing great Women’s World Cup! Easy choice for our Woman Crush Wednesday! P.S. want more of Alex? She’s in our FIFA: Females In Football Attire gallery! The post Woman Crush Wednesday appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • NBA Free Agency Preview

    1 Jul 2015 | 8:30 am
    Free Agency in the NBA has officially started.  No, players can’t officially sign until July 10, but starting today players can officially agree to new deals.  Free agency might be the most exciting time in the NBA.  The Finals might be held in June but championships are won in July. Both conference champions this year made key Read More The post NBA Free Agency Preview appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • MLBabes

    1 Jul 2015 | 6:33 am
    Baseball is in full swing, and so are the babes who cheer on their favorite teams! Send us your favorite pics at! Maybe you will see it in our next gallery! Make sure to see Beauty and the Beach next, you wouldn’t want to miss it! The post MLBabes appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • FIFA: Females In Football Attire

    30 Jun 2015 | 6:37 am
    Despite the recent allegations to the FIFA name, they still have some gorgeous fans and players! Send in your pictures to The post FIFA: Females In Football Attire appeared first on Tony's Take.
  • iPhone 6s Release Date

    29 Jun 2015 | 7:30 pm
    A recent email leak by Mobile News indicated the release date of the upcoming iPhone to be September 25th with preorders starting on the 18th. It has yet not been confirmed whether the phone will be the typical 6s or not. With the roll out of Apple Music tomorrow an announcement from Apple should be coming Read More The post iPhone 6s Release Date appeared first on Tony's Take.
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    The Elephant

  • When Michael Jordan took over

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

    26 Jun 2015 | 11:53 pm
    By J.P. PelosiI'm not a strong swimmer. But where I'm from, on Sydney's northern shore, life is aquatic. Sink or swim, in other words. Or at least, try stay afloat.Such earnestness comes from a long relationship with the Pacific's surf. I couldn't tell you when it began but I am aware of a few of the peaks in the narrative. One such tale happened about 100 years ago. Along Sydney’s glittery coast in the summer of 1915, the legendary Hawaiian surfer Duke Kahanamoku showed locals a few tricks. He looked superhuman, with an upper body convexed like a rum barrel, and similarly corked tight to…
  • Jahlil Okafor jumps out

    24 Jun 2015 | 5:03 am
    By J.P. PelosiOnce ESPN's talking heads have you believing that Karl-Anthony Towns is the best player in this year's NBA draft, and then bombard you with screens of historical data about how the T-Wolves and Lakers typically pick talent to help make the point, I want you to clear your mind and think again about Jahlil Okafor. He's big ... 6-11.He's versatile ... you know, shoots, rebounds and blocks shots.And he's humble ... I just don't know what else you'd be looking for as an NBA general manager. A winning smile perhaps?The Duke star isn't simply a smiling, sure-handed, light-footed big…
  • Smashing Wimbledon

    21 Jun 2015 | 4:46 am
    By Paul LaneThis time of year my mind turns to the immaculate green grass of Wimbledon. And still, I don't mind not being in London right now because it's one sporting event that always looks good on TV.It was even better when I was growing up, when players in headbands and short shorts used to dart around the court, unafraid to charge the net and, dare I say it, volley! Volleying requires sharp reflexes, balance and creativity, which in 2015, seems hard to come by in combination. No, in more recent years, the big boppers of the sport have turned their attention to endurance and power. They…
  • Delly and the Cavs jersey

    14 Jun 2015 | 4:59 am
    By Elephant StaffAmerica's largest online sports retailer Fanatics said that the jersey of unlikely Cleveland Cavaliers hero Matthew Dellavedova has been the company's best seller of late. This is no mean feat given that few basketball fans knew who Dellavedova was a month ago. Sales of his jersey would have had to eclipse those of perennial top movers like LeBron James and Michael Jordan to have reached such heights, which could hardly have been expected even as the finals began.Presumably most of the purchased jerseys are in the club's classic wine and gold colouring, and not its infamous…
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    Scuba Diving Blog

  • 5 Splendid Dive Sites in Sri Lanka

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

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

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

    20 Jun 2015 | 2:27 pm
    The Oceanic FlexDura drysuit is a trimlaminate (three layered) suit. It is made up of 2 layers of polyester with a later of butyl in between. It has been designed to facilitate flexibility and freedom of movement while keeping you dry. Oceanic FlexDura DrySuit Features and Review Despite being a trilaminate suit, the Oceanic Flexdura […] The post Oceanic FlexDura Drysuit Review, Prices and Features appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
  • Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

    18 Jun 2015 | 2:46 pm
    Our oceans are amazing. They make up 72% of our planet, yet we’ve only explored a minute 5% of them. Check out our graphic charting some of the most fascinating facts about our oceans, the biggest creatures you’ll find there and the harrowing scale of plastic pollution. The post Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic] appeared first on Scuba Diving Blog.
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    Free Betting Picks, Predictions & Previews - WonderPunter

  • MLB Picks: Kansas City Royals vs Houston Astros Prediction 7/1/15

    Mario Martinez
    1 Jul 2015 | 6:36 am
    Starting Pitchers: KC- Volquez (8-4, 3.18 ERA) HOU- Velasquez (0-0, 3.72 ERA) Kansas City Royals (44-30, 22-17 away) @ Houston Astros (46-34, 27-16 home) July 1, 2015- 8:10 PM ET Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX Preview Having disposed of the front-running Kansas City Royals in the first two games, the Houston Astros will look to bring out the brooms for a three-game sweep when both of the best in the American League take to the field at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday night and for Game 3 of this series, 5Dimes is favoring the Astros (-112 ML) over Kansas City. If winning the first two games of…
  • Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, Pick – 7/1/15

    Mario Martinez
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:05 am
    Starting Pitchers: WSH- Fister (3-3, 4.15 ERA) ATL- Wisler (1-1, 3.75 ERA) Washington Nationals (43-34, 21-20 away) @ Atlanta Braves (36-41, 19-16 home) July 1, 2015- 7:10 PM ET Turner Field, Atlanta, GA Preview The Washington Nationals will look to continue their dominance over the Atlanta Braves when both teams meet once again on the diamond in Game 2 of a three-game set at Turner Field and for this division battle on Wednesday night, topbet is favoring the Nats (-129 ML) over Atlanta. Having won eight of nine, including a 6-1 victory on Tuesday, the Nationals (43-34) have been stellar in…
  • USA vs. Germany Prediction, Pick – Women’s World Cup 2015

    30 Jun 2015 | 7:41 am
    If there was ever an exciting game to best place your bet’s then tonight’s game is it! With second place ranked USA up against 1st ranked Germany these two will face off in a semi finals game to see who heads into the finals to take a shot of bringing home the World Cup in a match against England or Japan. Will the German’s carry on in their ever dominant game-play? or can the USWNT send them through to playing for 3rd place and go out to achieve what the men’s side could not? Tuesday, 7 p.m. ET Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec TV: FOX (U.S. – English), NBC…
  • Betting Preview: Seattle Mariners vs San Diego Padres Prediction, Pick – 6/30/15

    Mario Martinez
    30 Jun 2015 | 3:37 am
    Starting Pitchers: SEA- Montgomery (2-2, 2.04 ERA) SD- Kennedy (4-6, 5.09 ERA) Seattle Mariners (34-42, 17-19 away) @ San Diego Padres (37-41, 18-20 home) June 30, 2015- 10:10 PM ET Petco Park, San Diego, CA Matchup Two teams who have failed to live up to expectations to this point will meet on the diamond at Petco Park on Tuesday for the start of a short two-game series and for this interleague contest, 5Dimes is favoring the Padres (-114 ML) over Seattle. With two of their biggest pitchers on the shelf, the Mariners (34-42) will once again hand the ball over to rookie southpaw, Mike…
  • MLB Picks: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, Pick – 6/30/15

    Mario Martinez
    30 Jun 2015 | 12:08 am
    Starting Pitchers: PIT- Cole (11-3, 2.16 ERA) DET- Verlander (0-1, 6.17 ERA) Pittsburgh Pirates (42-33, 18-19 away) @ Detroit Tigers (39-36, 20-19 home) June 30, 2015- 7:08 PM ET Comerica Park, Detroit, MI Preview This year’s frontrunner for the NL Cy Young Award, Gerrit Cole will take to the hill to battle former AL Cy Young, Justin Verlander on Tuesday night at Comerica Park in an interleague showdown that has topbet favoring the visiting Pirates (-125 ML) over Detroit. Though Verlander (0-1, 6.17 ERA) is not the pitcher he once was when he captured the AL MVP and CY Young in 2011…
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    Bucs Raise It

  • The All Star Game Has Lost its Luster- It's Time to Ditch It.

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    1 Jul 2015 | 1:48 pm
    Times change, and with that,  the time has now come to put the MLB All Star Game to bed.  It's run it's course.  It's had a good run, but the time is here for baseball and new Commissioner Rob Manfred to adjust to the times and move away from the meaningless exhibition, which has almost become more of a mockery than an actual sporting event.  Gone are the days of the All Star Game really showcasing anything that closely resembles a hard fought baseball game.  Back in the 60's and 70's, the heyday of the Mid Summer classic, some of the most iconic baseball moments took…
  • Game Preview: Pirates at Tigers

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    1 Jul 2015 | 11:53 am
    A.J. Burnett looks to pick up his seventh win of the year. Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Fresh off a 14 inning marathon victory on Tuesday night, the Pirates, in the second game of the three game set against the Tigers, will start veteran A.J. Burnett (6-3, 2.01 ERA) while the Tigers will send out 34 year old right hander Alfredo Simon (7-4, 3.57 ERA). Burnett pitched strong in his last outing allowing just one earned run in six innings pitched. He received a no decision in the Pirates loss against the Reds. Simon, on the other hand is coming off of two of his worst starts of the season…
  • Video of Gorkys Hernandez's Insanely Dumb Baserunning Mistake

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    1 Jul 2015 | 7:26 am
    If you missed it last night, Gorkys Hernandez made a terrible mistake on the base path last night in the 14th inning.  It was truly fascinating: Your browser does not support iframes.
  • Deolis Guerra's Fairytale Continues in 14 Inning win in Detroit

    <a href=>BucsRaiseIt</a>
    1 Jul 2015 | 6:11 am
    Deolis Guerra picked up his first Major League win on Tuesday. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The story coming into the game was the epic match up between two of the biggest names in the sport in Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander.  By the end of the over five hour marathon game, Deolis Guerra is the name that stood out on this evening as he pitched three shut out innings to secure the 14 inning win for the Pirates.  The win, coupled with a Cardinals extra inning loss against the Chicago White Sox propelled the club one game closer at eight back of the division lead.  Cole was…
  • Game Preview: Pirates at Tigers

    <a href=>BucsRaiseIt</a>
    30 Jun 2015 | 11:07 am
    Justin Verlander will get the start tonight versus the Pirates Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The Pirates will open a quick three game road trip Tuesday in Detroit as they face the third place Tigers.  This will be the fourth game between the two teams, as the Tigers took two from three from the Bucs in Pittsburgh in April.  In that series, Justin Verlander (0-1, 6.17 ERA) was on the DL and did not pitch.  He will get the nod tonight, after having his last start pushed back following back stiffness.  Verlander, once among the most dominant pitchers in the game, looks to…
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  • Vote on The Craziest Outcome Of The First Day Of The 2015 NBA Free Agent Season

    Anthony Colonnetta
    1 Jul 2015 | 3:14 pm
    The first day of the 2015 NBA free agent season has been crazy! There has been contract signings, Anthony Davis making 9 billion dollars, and Kobe and Lamarcus Aldridge not “gelling” in the Laker meeting. Vote and comment on what was the craziest thing that happened on the first day of the 2015 NBA Free Agent Season.Follow SportsJabb on Facebook and Twitter so you can get updated on the NBA free agent season.    The post Vote on The Craziest Outcome Of The First Day Of The 2015 NBA Free Agent Season appeared first on SportsJabb.
  • Can The Clippers Win A Championship?

    Anthony Colonnetta
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Getty ImagesCliff Paul has made it to the conference finals as many times as Chris Paul has. We all know Chris Paul can ball. He is an 8 time NBA All-Star, a 6 time All NBA team, and a 6 time All Defensive NBA Team. However, Paul has been in the league for 10 year and still hasn’t made it to the conference finals.Chris Paul has played 10 NBA seasons, he’s 30 years old, STILL never been to a conference finals. STILL best known for commercials.— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) May 17, 2015The real question is: Can the Clippers win a championship with the team they have no plus…
  • 2015 NBA All-Rookie Team Predictions

    Mike Lensky
    1 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am
    As the 2015 NBA Draft comes to a close, it is time to predict which players will occupy the ten coveted spots on the NBA All-Rookie team for the 2015-2016 season. The predictions will be based on predicted playing time and impact. So let’s dive into the 2015 NBA All-Rookie team* Although the NBA All-Rookie selections are not selected by position, my predictions will reflect if the selections were chosen by the best at the position. Second Team NBA All-Rookie SelectionsEmmanuel Mudiay – Denver Nuggets – PGEmmanuel Mudiay should see plenty of playing time, and that…
  • Where Will Rondo Go?

    Anthony Colonnetta
    30 Jun 2015 | 10:55 am
    I’m sure Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki are cuddling right now, with their championship trophy, watching Shark Tank. While the two lovers are spooning they probably are reminiscing on why Rajon Rondo hates them. While Dirk and Mark are getting it on, Rajon Rondo is thinking about what team he will fit best in, to win a championship. Even though Rondo had a below average season there will be a handful of teams that are going to be interested in Rondo during free agency. So, where will Rondo go? I am going to list a few teams that have the best chance of getting Rondo and the best…
  • How to Make Money on DraftKings with SportsJabb

    Anthony Colonnetta
    29 Jun 2015 | 12:26 pm
    What is DraftKings?  DraftKings is a Daily and Weekly Fantasy Sports contests for cash prizes in all of the five major sports (MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA and PGA) as well as college football and basketball. Original Fantasy Football, Basketball, and Baseball (i.e Yahoo Fantasy Football) is really annoying because you are stuck with specific players the whole year. That’s like committing to your girlfriend for a whole year! No one wants to do that. That is why DraftKings is so great. You can participate in DraftKings games and the next you day you collect your earnings and continue!
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