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Skaggs Helps to Bring Excitement Back to 2014 Rotation

At this time last year, Angel fans were hopeful that an elite offense could mask the obvious deficiencies of the starting rotation.  Jered Weaver, CJ Wilson and Jason Vargas seemed to make up a pretty potent top 3, but there were concerns that stemmed from the newcomers that would make up the 4th and 5th spots in the rotation.  It was as if the additions of Joe Blanton and Tommy...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Themes: Hemingway Rewritten and Sweet Life

Writers, photographers, food lovers: take a look at our two newest themes, Hemingway Rewritten and Sweet Life. No views yet Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball in Sydney: Australia Against L.A Dodgers

Evening Kids, Welcome to Major League Baseball in Sydney, Australia. Thanks heaps to my best mate Judy Thomas who is my eyes tonight. Especially for the feature picture. It is game one of a four game series and tonight game is an exhibition game with the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Australian National team taking place at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Grab some bench and lets go...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kick for the day.

Today’s edition are absolute gold. And1 released this Player Edition for Lance Stephenson as a celebration of Mardi Gras and Allstar weekend. Introducing the And1 Lance Stephenson ‘Lance-A-Lent’ PE. Straight Fire. 2 total views, 2 views today
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics rain 3′s, cool Heat.

Game 69 of 82: Miami Heat @ Boston Celtics The LeBron-less Miami came out on fire, connecting on 6 of their first 7 shots as they took a 12-7 lead at the first timeout. The Celtics responded, tying the game on a Jeff Green 3 at 14-14. The Heat then went on a 9-0 run before Sullinger nailed a 3, which he followed up with yet another shot from deep shortly after. Miami closed the...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Firing of James Johnson Affect the Status of VT Signee Justin Bibbs?

After a 1-17 stretch to end the season, Virginia Tech parted ways with head coach James Johnson on Monday, marking the end of Johnson’s two-year stint at the helm of the program. An assistant on Seth Greenberg’s staff from 2007 to 2012, Johnson took over in May of 2012, leading the Hokies to a 13-19 record in his first year on the job. The loss of Erick Green, the 2013 ACC Player...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Bring Back Peria Jerry

Peria Jerry, for whatever reason, is back. (Rich Addicks) The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed defensive tackle Peria Jerry. #Falcons re-signed DT Peria Jerry.— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 19, 2014 I couldn’t tell you why. It seemed the Falcons had no interest in bringing the first-round draft pick bust back, but alas. Atlanta selected Jerry in the first round (24th overall...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Smile: Our New Emoticons Have Arrived!

We just gave our emoticons a loving redesign. Check them out: they’re sure to bring a smile to your face. 3 total views, 3 views today Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Freshman star must rise up for Jayhawks

Rock Chalk Jayhawk. Fans and supporters of the Kansas Jayhawks are hoping they have an opportunity to root on their beloved team in the ultimate pinnacle stage which the sport has to offer – this year’s Final Four in Dallas. For those lofty dreams to come to fruition for the second-seeded Jayhawks, a daunting road will possibly have to be traversed without the services of star...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Field Notes from Sweden: WebCoast 2014

Reporting back from a unique WebCoast conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, Happiness Engineer Karim Osman shares the view from the North. No views yet Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Theme Adopters: Singl

We release beautiful new themes every week. In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers who are using the most recent additions to our Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit some of the blogs that are already using Singl, a minimalist, versatile theme. No views yet Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The 3 Best NCAA Tournament Games to watch this week

The coming midweek section in the world of sports will be one in which college basketball will remain the hub of activity. The NCAA Tournament will be on everybody’s mind. NCAA Tournament Second Round – Manhattan Jaspers vs. Louisville Cardinals (Thursday)  Louisville is the hot team that nobody wants to play in the NCAA tournament. The Cardinals breezed through the American...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Finalists for 4-Star Guard JaQuan Lyle

A 4-Star shooting guard who can play either guard position, and do a little bit of everything, JaQuan Lyle (Evansville, IN/Huntington Prep) is one of only three Top 50 prospects who remain uncommitted. On Wednesday afternoon, that number will be reduced to two, as Lyle is set to pick between his three finalists: Memphis, Oklahoma State and Oregon. Here is how the addition of Lyle would...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Reasons Why the Dayton Flyers will Bounce the Buckeyes from March Madness

Photo is courtesy of http://www.zimbio.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Well ladies & gentlemen, Selection Sunday has come and gone and the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is set to kick off tonight. Many of the big name schools such as Florida, Michigan State...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn names Bruce Pearl new head hoops coach

College basketball fans and observers have begun to fill out their brackets in anticipation of the looming approach of the NCAA Tournament. Such fans and observers undoubtedly are eager to revel in the tournament madness, given its unwavering penchant for annually producing the thrilling upsets and thrilling finishes which characterize the event. A majority of the teams across...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

On the World Around Us: A Sampling of Science Blogs

From thoughtful commentary on the history of science to an entertaining blend of science and humor, these blogs have very distinct approaches to science but have one thing in common: a driving curiosity about the world around us. 6 total views, 6 views today Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring-Clean Your Blog in Five Easy Steps

From your sidebar to your comments section, these tips will help you clean up your blog in just a few minutes. No views yet Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s always SUNny in Arizona.

‘It is the neglect of repair that makes rebuilding necessary.’ The Phoenix Suns finished 25-57 last year. Marcin Gortat struggled as the face of the franchise and Phoenix fans were still mourning the departure of Steve Nash and Amar’e Stoudemire.  The Phoenix Suns are 38-28 right now, good for 3rd in the Pacific division and a game off the 8th seed in the incredibly tight...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2016 Prospect Intro: SG Terrance Ferguson

Currently ranked as the No. 14 sophomore in the TCT Top 50, Terrance Ferguson is a dynamic athlete who can stroke it from beyond the arc. He needs to add muscle, and develop a reliable mid-range game, but Ferguson possesses the athletic ability, deep range and upside to be a top five recruit. He goes to school at Prime Prep Academy (TX), and shares a backcourt with SMU signee Emmanuel...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cubs Column: Spring Training Update

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/http://dealbook.nytimes.com/   Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook! Well, we’re about half way through Spring Training, so it’s time to check in on our beloved Cubbies and see just how those up and coming prospects are doing so far. Prospects...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sweet Home Week in Review (3/9-3/16)

Chicago Bears Free Agency The big story this week was Bears free agency. The Bears addressed their biggest need, DE, with the signing of Lamarr Houston from Oakland. After their top choice Michael Bennett re-signed with the Seahawks, Houston was the next best guy available and fills a major need for the Bears at that position. And while YouTube highlight reels can make anyone look...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrutinized Shockers aim to silence critics

The much anticipated grand stage of college basketball has now been set, as the selection committee unveiled the field of 68 teams which will compete for a national championship in the single-elimination NCAA Tournament. Undoubtedly one of the teams which had garnered a tremendous amount of spotlight and attention in previous weeks was the Missouri Valley Conference’s Wichita...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Celebrating Irish Blogs and Bloggers on Saint Patrick’s Day

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Shona Duit! Join us as we delight in Irish blogs and bloggers in celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. No views yet Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Edition

In case you missed it, a quick recap of the past week on WordPress.com. 2 total views, 2 views today Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

How to win your March Madness Bracket Pool

This is the most exciting time of the college basketball season and the most anticipated and watched event in sports next to the Super Bowl. I have correctly pegged 2 of the 4 teams who made it to the FINAL FOUR in eight straight years. This year I am giving you some of my top advice on what it takes to be a champion. Of course, you can never foresee injuries, suspensions, foul trouble...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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