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Seattle Mariners against basketball/hockey arena near Safeco Field

    From 1967 to 2008 the city of Seattle, Washington was home to the NBA’s SuperSonics (minus a brief stint in Tacoma). Fans turned out last summer to see an exhibition game at KeyArena that featured NBA stars Spencer Hawes, Martell Webster, Aaron Brooks, Jamal Crawford, Michael Beasley, and Dorrell Wright. Along with enjoying [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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Blake Griffin slams over Pau Gasol twice

The battle of Los Angeles’ NBA playoff-bound teams was barely underway Wednesday night before Blake Griffin did this to Pau Gasol: That was just nasty. Ladies and gentleman, I think we have a bit of a rivalry brewing at Staples Center… -ALR
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Lebron James and the good, not great season

Lebron James is the best player having the best statistical season on the best team in the NBA. He has been very, VERY good this season. But he isn’t playing great. Twenty-seven points, eight rebounds, and six assists; the NBA version of the American Express “black card”. By now, we all know exactly what to [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders among teams to stay with traditional uniform design

    Yesterday, Nike’s redesigned NFL uniforms were released. To the disappointment of some there weren’t too many drastic changes like that of the Seattle Seahawks, who opted for a complete overhaul. Some teams changed where player numbers are located. The Carolina Panthers now have a message on the inside of the collar of their [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Help! My dog ate my Masters tickets!

As some may know, “A tradition unlike any other” is taking place this week at Augusta National Golf Club. There is an extra buzz about this year’s tournament since some guy named Tiger Woods (who I guess is some sort of a “big deal”) claimed an early season victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational a [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard University suspends all athletics due to potential NCAA violations

Howard University in Washington D.C. has suspended all collegiate athletic programs indefinitely, per this statement from University spokesperson Ann Hamilton: It is with great regret that we have temporarily suspended intercollegiate athletic competition. This is a self-imposed action while the University conducts a review. We are working quickly to resolve this issue. The suspensions...
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger to enter NBA draft

Per multiple sources, two-time All-American forward Jared Sullinger from Ohio State will be entering the 2012 NBA Draft. Sullinger will be leaving the Buckeyes after just two seasons. Sullinger averaged 17.5 ppg and 9.2 rpg while leading the Buckeyes to a 31-8 record before falling to Kansas in the Final Four. Sullinger was a finalist [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Mohammad El Akkari scores 113 points in Lebanese league game

  Mohammad El Akkari, a guard playing for Moutahed of Tripoli who had been averaging only 7.6 points, scored 113 points in Tripoli’s 173-141 victory Tuesday over Bejjeh. “Thank God for this performance. I think it’s all a result of my practice,” Akkari said, according to fibaasia.net. “I also want to thank my coach for letting me [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe Flacco thinks he is the best quarterback in the NFL

Confidence in yourself is essential to being successful at your profession, whatever that profession may be. Confidence in your abilities is probably even more crucial for an NFL quarterback, which might be the most scrutinized position in all of professional sports. Apparently Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco doesn’t lack in this particular area and believes [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss
MONEY SHOT

Kobe's clutch three-pointer buries Nets

After countless game-winning shots and plays, it’s amazing that some people still believe Lakers guard Kobe Bryant isn’t ‘clutch’. Well, with the Lakers clinging to a one point lead late Tuesday night and two seconds on the shot clock against the Nets, Kobe gave the doubters a little more evidence: ‘Nuff said. The Lakers went [...]
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Photos: Converse & Jordan Brand team up to release limited edition commemorative pack

  Before Michael Jordan became majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats and before winning 6 NBA championships, 5 MVP awards, 10 scoring titles, a Defensive Player of the Year award, 2 Slam Dunk Contest titles, an Olympic gold medal with the “Dream Team” at the 1992 summer Olympics, becoming synonymous with the the Nike brand, and giving minor league [...]
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Joey Votto agrees to 10-year, $225 million extension with Reds

Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto has quickly become one of the best all-around first baseman in baseball. Now Votto can also say he is one of the most well-paid. The Reds has moved to retain their centerpiece long term by signing Votto to a 10-year, $225 million extension. Votto’s deal financially puts him in line with [...]
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April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants sign Matt Cain to $112 mil extension

The San Francisco Giants made a huge investment in the future of their pitching rotation Monday, signing right-hander Matt Cain to an 5-year, $112.5 million extension. The extension will make Cain one of the highest paid pitchers in the Majors. Here are a few details courtesy of Eye On Baseball: Cain was set to make [...]
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April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER (X2)

Ryan Leaf arrested for second time

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Montana on Monday—the second time in four days—and faces charges of burglary, theft and two counts of criminal possession of dangerous drugs.

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April 02, 2012  |  1 Comment

Univ of Michigan LB Kenny Demens plays April Fools joke on Twitter followers

    The Michigan Wolverines football team is coming off of a successful year under Brady Hoke in his first season as the program’s head coach. The Wolverines finished 11-2 (6-2 in Big Ten) and were #12 in the final Associated Press rankings, their first time ending the season in the top 25 since 2007. [...]
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April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams honored with statue at University of Texas

    Ricky Williams had solid NFL career that came to an end early this year when he announced his retirement after one season with the Baltimore Ravens. He ranks 26th on the NFL’s all-time rushing list with a total of 10,009. Williams led the league in rushing in 2002 with 1,853 yards and made [...]
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April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Russell Westbrook posterizes Omer Asik

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are having their way with the Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls this afternoon. At one point Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had 53 points combined while the entire Bulls team had 51. To make matters worse for Chicago Westbrook went and did this to Omer Asik…     Westbrook and [...]
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April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Karl Malone Jr commits to play football at LSU

    The LSU Tigers held their spring game yesterday afternoon. Here are a few highlights if you’re interested. Among those in attendance in Baton Rouge were NBA Hall of Famer Karl Malone and his son Karl Malone Jr. (aka K.J.), who had been considering the Bayou Bengals. Later on in the day the 6’4″ [...]
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April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Get in and stay in shape with the Spartan Race!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spartan Race. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone wants to look good. Whether you have stuck to that New Year’s resolution workout plan or slacked off a little, its about time to switch it up and try something different. What better way than with [...]
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April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer named Colorado Rockies’ #2 starter at 49 years old

    Jamie Moyer began his major league career in 1986 with the Chicago Cubs. In his first pitching appearance Moyer went 6 1/3 innings and picked up the victory against Hall of Famer Steve Carlton. Since then Moyer has pitched for the Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, [...]
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Police Use Pepper Spray on UK Campus

Following the Kentucky Wildcats’ victory over instate rival Louisville, sending UK to the National Championship game there are initial reports of pepper spray being used by police on campus. According to The Kentucky Kernel, State St. on campus has been shut down due to large crowds standing on cars, breaking car windows & eventually flipping [...]
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Kobe Bryant hits game winning three vs Hornets despite shooting 3-21

There has been a constant debate about how ‘clutch’ Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant really is. Although Kobe has made a ton of game winning shots, some stats suggest that he isn’t as ‘clutch’ as his reputation suggests. Well, Bryant again proved doubters wrong when he his this go-ahead three to lift the Lakers over the [...]
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Get your lawn spring time ready with Scotts Snap Spreader System

This post brought to you by Scotts®. All opinions are 100% mine. Most of the best outdoor sports are played in the springtime. Baseball kicks off in April, soccer is in full swing and football spring practices are kicking off. Lawns take a beating from the harsh weather conditions of the winter, whether if be [...]
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds First Baseman Joey Votto has cereal named “VottO’s”

    Last month we brought you the news of 2011 American League Cy Young and MVP award winner Justin Verlander endorsing Fastball Flakes cereal. 2010 National League MVP, 2011 Gold Glove Winner, and two-time All-Star first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds Joey Votto has joined the club. Kroger and the Cincinnati Reds are longtime [...]
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss
VICTORY AT LAST

Marbury's team wins CBA title

Stephon Marbury's Beijing team won the Chinese league championship, culminating what's been a long journey for Starbury.

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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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