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The Haps – 8/20: College Football’s Top 50 Breakout Players For 2014, Possible Nutella Shortage

What’s The Haps for August 20th? MLB walk-up songs are ranked, Uber makes a power move, Johnny Manziel reacts to being caught giving the finger, and more. The Links - College Football’s Top 50 Breakout Players for 2014  This is an insanely thorough list. #madresearch Top Walk-up Songs in MLB Today Still don’t know how [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post...
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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 13: Ohio State Buckeyes

To quote No Coast Bias’ esteemed creator and editor Derek Hernandez recently, “This is Urban’s world; we’re just living in it.” The following accolades are nothing you haven’t heard before: in two seasons under Urban Meyer, the Buckeyes won twenty-four straight games, snatching up the best recruits (the Buckeyes have the second-ranked two-year recruiting rankings [&...
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Don’t Worry About Braxton Miller’s Injury, Ohio State: Urban Meyer Has a 10-Step Backup Plan

Ohio State Quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his throwing shoulder last night. While the reports and rumors and unnamed sources have been swirling around in a digital maelstrom, one thing is clear.  Braxton Miller is going to be out for a while.  The Buckeyes will be without their 2-Time reigning Big Ten Offensive Player of the [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today...
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Predictions: UFC Fight Night Bisping vs. Le

This Saturday, August 23rd, the UFC makes another trip to Macao, China for their first of two fights Saturday. Here I’m going to give just immediate predictions of the under card, and a little bit more in-depth predictions for the main card. So let’s get started. Undercard Elizabeth Phillips vs. Milana Dudieva (Women’s 135 lbs): [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today...
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5 Annoying Things College Football Fans Say

Believe it or not, we’re less than a week away from college football being back in our lives – yes, I’m counting that Sam Houston State/Eastern Washington tilt on 8/23 – and with that comes all the pageantry, the tailgates, the co-eds, and Sam Steele.* It’s glorious. *Her mama call her Steel, I’mma call her Steele. [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post...
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The Haps – 8/19: Best Of Arrested Alabama Crimson Tide Fans, All-Time NBA ‘Injuries Derailed My Career’ Team

What’s The Haps for August 19th? I’m a little late today, so let’s just get right to it…. The Links - The All-time NBA All-’Injuries Derailed My Career’ Team Soooo many what-ifs with this squad. The best and worst of WWE Summerslam BORK LAZER IS GOD Guy is trying to shotgun a beer every day [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post The Haps – 8/19: Best...
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Why You Should Target Touchdown Upside More Than Yards When Drafting Receivers

Yards are more predictable than touchdowns. Every year this is something beaten into fantasy owners’ heads by a myriad of fantasy “experts”, with an underlying point that targeting receivers who gain yards is a safer wager than chasing touchdowns. If you’ve followed my work for any length of time, then you should know that I [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today)...
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3 Points: Premier League Week 1

In this recurring segment our lead soccer correspondent, Nick Verlaney, takes a look at the Premier League action from the previous week with three big takeaways. 1. Best Eleven: (4-4-2) Goalkeeper: Allan McGregor (Hull City) Defenders: Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal), Eric Dier (Spurs) Midfielders: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea...
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Just How Good is Anthony Davis?

If you were watching team USA’s opening round match up against Brazil Saturday night in Chicago, you know much of the story before the game and in the early going was about Derrick Rose returning to play in front of his hometown fans. Before long the story line shifted to another Chicago native, as Anthony [&hellip No visits yet The post Just How Good is Anthony Davis? appeared...
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Roundtable Discussion: NFL Pre-Season, Rookies, and the Extra Point Experiment

1) How much importance, if any, do you place on the NFL pre-season? Taylor Venema (@taylorvenema): “Very little. It’s fun to see the guys who (barring some disaster) probably will never play and dangit, it’s actual football right there for the watching, so that’s something.” Chris Hatch (@burnpoetry): “Importance? Probably a lot. While I’m far [&hellip (Visited...
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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 12: Wisconsin Badgers

This year we’ll learn more about who head coach Gary Andersen really is. Few coaches get to step into a situation like Andersen’s: inheriting a program that went to three straight Rose Bowls, won three straight conference championships, and featured a roster full of studs on defense. Andersen stepped in and did pretty much what [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today) The...
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The Haps – 8/18: Guy Owns Every Copy Of Sports Illustrated Ever Made, Nike Unveils ‘House Of Mamba’ LED Basketball Court

What’s The Haps for August 18th? A guy really likes Sports Illustrated, fans mock Fernando Rodney, college football player struggles to pay bills, Namibia drinks a lot of booze, and more. The Links - Nebraska man has every copy of Sports Illustrated ever made He likes the Swimsuit Issue that much, huh? Shirtless fan shooting [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post...
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Sports Memes of the Week – 8/18

Time to open up Monday with another session of Sports Memes of the Week… Sources: @NFL_Memes, Sportsmemes, @NBAMemes, @MLBMemes &nbsp No visits yet The post Sports Memes of the Week – 8/18 appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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NCB Instagram Girl of the Week (Week of 8.18)

Name:  Eva Marie Instagram:  @natalieevamarie Who is she?  WWE Diva / Fashion and fitness model No visits yet The post NCB Instagram Girl of the Week (Week of 8.18) appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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Twitter Reactions: WWE SummerSlam

The 2014 edition of WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view originated from the Staples Center for what seems like the 89th year in a row and we all got our money’s worth….all $9.99 of it. Let’s take a look at all the Twitter goodness compliments of the WWE Universe. This is how #SummerSlam must end tonight #BloodUrineVomit pic.twitter.com/ZjINZKvWgF [&hellip (Visited 2 times,...
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5 Age Related Discounts to Take Advantage of in 2014

It happens every year. You’re in a fantasy draft, perhaps with your best friends at one of their houses, and you are on the clock in the 8th round. You want a wide receiver and are trying to choose between two players. Your first option is the hot young rookie receiver that has received terrific [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today) The post 5 Age Related Discounts to...
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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 11: Iowa Hawkeyes

Oh, Kirk Ferentz, where do I even begin? After three years of steady regression the Hawkeyes bounced back to an 8-5 record in 2013 (and Hawkeye fans celebrated like they won the dang national title; apparently expectations are low in Iowa City), bouncing back from a 4-8 mark the year before. More importantly, Iowa survived [&hellip (Visited 100 times, 100 visits today) The post...
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Men In Blazers Move to NBC Sports

By now, you’ve surely heard of the Men In Blazers. Their coverage in Bob Ley’s Panic Room during the World Cup on ESPN made the Men In Blazers (Michael Davies and Roger Bennett) America’s most loved British pair since David Beckham and Posh …..whatever. They’re fantastic sports journalists and are helping to grow the sport [&hellip No visits yet The post Men In Blazers...
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Popular Quotes That Are Pretty Ridiculous When Said By Different Famous People

Everyone loves a good quote, but what happens when you attribute a popular quote to another famous person? Well….   h/t: Reddit **************** (Visited 6 times, 7 visits today) The post Popular Quotes That Are Pretty Ridiculous When Said By Different Famous People appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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WATCH: OSU marching band has epic trailer for upcoming season

We were totally waiting for a Transformer to come out of nowhere while we were watching this ridiculously epic trailer for Ohio State’s marching band’s upcoming season. Well, that and some sort of sexualized innuendo at the very end. Now pick up your feet, turn your corners square, and drive drive drive! (Visited 2 times, 3 visits today) The post THE Ohio State Marching Band...
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Milwaukee Bucks Fans Should Be Optimistic About Next Season

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ron of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. For more NBA news and updates, visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues today.  For the most part Milwaukee Bucks hoops have served as good filler for Wisconsin residents between Green Bay Packers seasons. The team has made the playoffs just twice in the past 8 [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 2 visits...
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The Haps – 8/14: The College Football Bucket List, Best NFL Prop Bets For The 2014 Season

What’s The Haps for August 14th? Everything you need to do as a college football fan before you die, Michael Cera drops an album, NHL players play rugby, and more. The Links - The College Football Bucket List Man, I can’t wait for the season to start. The 10 best NFL prop bets heading into [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post The Haps – 8/14: The College...
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Predictions: UFC Fight Night Bader vs. Saint Preux

This Saturday on Fox Sports 1, the UFC will be in Bangor, Maine for Fight Night 47, which will see a light heavyweight bout between Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux take place. Here I’m going to give my predictions for the main card, so let’s get it started. Thiago Tavares vs. Robbie Peralta (155 [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post Predictions: UFC Fight...
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Just How Valuable are Top Receivers on Bad Offenses?

In our most recent episode of the JAM Sportz Podcast, we spend a couple of minutes debating whether or not to buy Andre Holmes this season as a fantasy sleeper. I said that I bought him as the number one receiver for the Oakland Raiders, but that I wasn’t sure what that was worth because [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post Just How Valuable are Top Receivers...
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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 10: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Normally when I write these things I’m drawing my opinions based on fan buzz, stats, rosters (some of which are occasionally out of date, oops), and local beat writers. It’s always a bit of a gamble trying to write about a football program from the outside, but I try my best. With this one, however, [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today) The post Big Ten Previews, Pt...
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