16th and Philly doc profiles playground hoops in Philadelphia

By Josh Naso / @silverfox8008 Basketball in Philadelphia has a long, rich tradition. The 76ers have won three NBA titles and been the home to some of the greatest players..... The post 16th And Philly: A Playground Basketball Conversation With Isaiah Nathaniel appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Five most embarrassing losing streaks in sports history

Losing one game is difficult, losing any more than that is worse. What about a losing streak? I’m not referring to a sweep during a series, or that “one team” you just can’t seem to defeat. I’m referring to the worst losing streaks in sports history (so far). With the Oakland Raiders in the midst another intense losing streak these past two seasons, it’s time to compare...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A coach in the kill zone: Coaching up the underdogs in East Oakland

There's nothing like growing up in East Oakland, and coaching high school football there can be the ultimate challenge. The post A Coach In The Kill Zone: Coaching Up The Underdogs In East Oakland appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterson to plead no contest to lesser charge, avoid jail time

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will plead no contest on Tuesday to a lesser charge than the felony child abuse charge he is currently facing, according to Pro Football Talk. By pleading no contest to one count of misdemeanor reckless assault, Peterson will reportedly resolve his case. Assuming the agreement is approved by the...Read More
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB award predictions: Which players shined above the rest?

The 2014 MLB season is now in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the regular-season stars that set the table for a great postseason. The breathtaking moments and clutch performances taking place from the end of September until the last out of the World Series can sometimes skew our judgement and cause us to forget about those that played at a level above the...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings Week 9

Week 9 in the 2014 NFL season is in the books. Sunday saw three marquee matchups which all ended in blowouts. The Denver Broncos sat on top of Football Nation's Power Rankings for three straight weeks, but after the lopsided loss in New England, there is a new No. 1. There are also two new additions to the top 10. Football Nation would like to remind readers that power rankings...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Weather Channel responds to Belichick's criticism

Bill Belichick had some choice words for local meteorologists prior to the New England Patriots’ matchup against the Denver Broncos, and now the weather people are firing back. With snow in Sunday’s forecast, the Pats head coach said Friday that he doesn’t lend too much credence to New England weather reports long before a game, adding that he’d “bet a lot that they...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs introduce Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon will be calling the Windy City home for the next five years. The Chicago Cubs officially announced Monday afternoon that Maddon agreed to terms on a five-year contract that will run through the 2019 season. The team announced the news via Twitter a couple hours before introducing their newest manager during a press conference Monday afternoon. The #Cubs have agreed...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden blasts ESPN reporter for 'amateur' RG3 report

We’ve got controversy in Washington!  In other news, it’s also Sunday. The Redskins circus took another twist on Sunday.  After Colt McCoy’s Monday Night Football win over the Cowboys, Robert Griffin III returned to the lineup for a trip to Minnesota to take on the Vikings.  Naturally, RGIII and the Redskins went down 29-26 to fall to 3-6 on the season. But the real intrigue...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount rips Terrell Suggs for 'dirty' hit

Terrell Suggs didn’t do much to help his reputation Sunday night. The Baltimore Ravens linebacker was at the center of controversy after a questionable hit on Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount in the third quarter. Blount was stood up by a host of Ravens after gaining a chunk of yards and was left in a vulnerable position. That’s when Suggs came in from behind...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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