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Boris Becker’s terrible week just got a lot worse

The hits just keep coming for Boris Becker. The tennis ace’s Maserati was towed from outside a private club in London Monday — days after he was declared bankrupt. Cops ticketed Becker’s Porsche Panamera, too, which, like the Mas, he’d parked illegally, the Daily Mail reports. The three-time Wimbledon champ will have to fork over...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British judge

Tennis legend Boris Becker had sought a one-month extension at the hearing, but judge calls him a man "with his head in the sand."                

WATCH: 404: U2 Concert Review | Top Gun 2 | Roger Moore RIP

'80s News Now returns with a review of U2 at the Rose Bowl, some disturbing news about a op Gun sequel and the passing of screen legend Roger Moore.
Via YouTube
May 28, 2017  |  Discuss

United passenger has made more than $200K playing professional poker

The man who was dragged off of an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday after refusing to give up his seat is apparently an accomplished poker player.David Dao, a 69-year-old doctor who has gone viral after his face was bloodied during a struggle with airport security, has participated in numerous World Series of Poker events and made $234,644 while playing professionally,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Golden Nuggets: Donors upset with Cal Athletics?

An ominous article from the SF Chronicle. Plus, the Daily Cal checks in on Baseball and Softball after their respective good and bad sweeps. Men’s Basketball Columnists Matier and Ross of the San Francisco Chronicle posted this yesterday - “Some of Cal’s biggest donors are furious at basketball hire.” Golden Nuggets is just supposed to be a news dump and I won’t mess...
Via California Golden Blogs
April 04, 2017

Qui Nguyen wins WSOP Main Event for $8M payday

Former nail salon owner and failed professional baccarat player Qui Nguyen (Kwee Win) has won the World Series of Poker Main Event after the longest heads-up matchup in tournament history.The 39-year-old in a raccoon baseball cap took the top prize of $8,005,310 and the gold bracelet on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. He eliminated San Francisco poker pro Gordon Vayo (VAY-oh) on the...
Via FOX Sports
November 02, 2016

Be Like Tom Vu

For the unfortunate few that did not have the pleasure of experiencing Tom Vu in the late 80’s, you truly missed out. His infomercials were the best thing on late night television, which prompted In Living Color, Saturday Night Live, and Family Guy to all pay homage to him. 
Via Razzball Football
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Cal vs. Texas roundtable: Feelings on the Longhorns rematch?

What are your feelings about the Texas game? What are you hoping for from the Bears against the Longhorns? LeonPowe: This one I'm completely unsure about. Last season was the narrowest of narrow escapes and that was with the #1 pick at QB. Coin flip? Avinash: What to make of Texas. They look like they'll be a complete mess offensively (no quaterback of note yet, new offensive coordinator...
Via California Golden Blogs
August 17, 2016

Making The List: William “Bill” Smith

There are many routes we could take this week for Making the List. But summer’s sweltering heat has me thinking of a pool, or more specifically, swimming. I previously mentioned two Great Buckeyes in the swimmers category, Yoshi Oyakawa, and legendary coach Mike Pepe. I do know that the Buckeyes had many great swimmers in their history, and I should acknowledge them, one which...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Poker pro Antonio Esfandiari disqualified for peeing at table

Antonio Esfandiari has apologized for his actions after he was disqualified from the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event this week for relieving himself into a bottle at a table during the tournament. The three-time World Series of Poker bracelet-winner claims he couldn’t make it to the restroom due to the debilitating aftermath of trying to win a prop bet with amateur poker...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

TUF vet Michael Graves dealing with the pressure of UFC debut well

LAS VEGAS --- Most UFC fans likely last saw American Top Team welterweight Michael Graves coming from behind in one of the most shocking and dramatic finishes in TUF history. We caught up with the 24 year-old a few days before his first official UFC fight, on the TUF Finale card in Las Vegas on Sunday, and he sincerely seemed fine with all the hoopla of International Fight Week and...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: JTG Daugherty Looking to Expand on 2014 Success

Following a season that saw them as part of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, JTG Daugherty is looking to expand on that success in 2015. An important piece of being able to have success is having dedicated partners, which is something that Geschickter was proud to mention during the media tour. “We have a new shiny three year relationship with the Clorox company,” team co-owner...
Via On Pit Road
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Poker icon fires back at casinos who say he cheated to win $22 million

  Phil Ivey, a 10-time World Series of Poker winner, said he did not cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday that there is a difference between increasing one's odds and cheating. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the interview. "I'm viewing the casino...
Via Associated Press
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

JTG Daugherty Racing welcomes Hungry Jack to the No 47 Chevy

JTG Daugherty Racing has some of the finest quality brands activating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the No. 47 Chevrolet SS team and are proud to announce the addition of Hungry Jack® pancake mixes and breakfast syrups, which are part of The J.M. Smucker Company. Hungry Jack offers a no frills, no fuss way to enjoy a hearty breakfast.   Hungry Jack will have prominent positioning...
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