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So You Can Hit From A Tent, But Not Off Another Green

((HT: PGA Tour/Golf Channel))You can go all Tin Cup like Phil Mickelson did in Round 2 of The Barclays...He did bogey the hole by the way...That you can do...But Seung-Yul Noh's tee shot on the 11th hole landed on the green of the 3rd hole. He could have taken a free drop, but he didn't know that part of the rule...He then hit is next shot as a chip shot off the green and...
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Washington Post to Stop Using NFL Team's Name

((ht: washingtonpost.com))The furor over the use of Washington's NFL Team nickname continues. And this time, while many will so...oh, okay, it's just the newspaper, nobody reads that anyway...it's not the point.((Note--The Post's editorial board will not use the name, the Sports Department is free to do as they choose))One of the most widely respected names in Journalism...
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Houston Astros Spoof Crappy Viral Ad for Missouri Mall

Haha!This is one of the more inspired things done by the Houston Astros in recent memory.Okay, so maybe the George Springer promotion to the majors might top this...But follow along.Check out the Astros spoofing a Viral Video done produced originally for the East Hills Mall in St. Joseph's, Missouri.The original, which we'll post here, features some god-awful singing...and...
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BASTA: Giants Split Doubleheader Against Cubs

NB: Check out Apurv Baichwal's full library hyah...The HQ would like to welcome the Bay Area Sports Talk Association as part of the OSG family...Read their stuff as they are, officially, our west coast voiceThe theme of this series really has to be the rain. The Giants took two out of the three games in this surprisingly rainy series, and many think they should have swept.The...
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Bills Fight Again At Camp, Marrone Upset At Bills Fighting Again At Camp

((HT: WKBW-TV))Another day, another fight at Bills camp...At least, they're feisty...This time, center Eric Wood and rookie defensive end Bryan Johnson exchanged punches at the end of a play during goal line drills.Shawn Stepner was at camp in RochesterHead coach Doug Marrone said he has no place for fighting in camp and on his team. He ripped into the team after the Wood-Johnson...
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Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Takes First Steps Since ATV Accident

((HT: Amy's Instagram page))With the help of a walker and an exoskeleton device, she got to take her first steps in her recovery from the accident that severed her spinal cord.Her post:Here it is...I'm WALKING!!! #onestepatatime #itcouldhappenVery cool...Very cool indeed...
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Wilson Family Gets 3 Bids Under $900M

((HT: WGRZ-TV))It looks like the Buffalo Bills might be Terry Pegula's to lose...After the review of a few of the opposing bids for the franchise, all three of them were under a billion dollars- and the Bon Jovi bid is on, according to the Toronto Sun, "life support..."Pegula's bid is listed, by Forbes Magazine, at $890-million. The Bon Jovi/Toronto bid is $820...
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Fan Loses Beer, Booth Replaces It

((HT: MLB.com))The HQ has seen the beginning of the story before, but not the ending...There's always the guy (or more than one) that chases after the foul ball like it is made of palladium or something. He might get the ball, but there will be collateral damage.Could be a crying kid, could be a piece of food or clothing flying around or off an upperdeck perch, or it could be...
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A Subtle Protest As A Pitcher Is Out The Door...

((HT: MiLB.com))Kanekoa Texeira was on his way out the door after giving up a bases-loaded walk that made a tight game between Gwinnett and Charlotte a little tighter...But that didn't stop KT from dropping some of his gear along the way...The HQ figures he didn't like the balls and strikes calls that were made against him while he was on the mound...Your browser does not...
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OSG Prem: Was Vincent Tan Right The Whole Time...???

((HT: Sky Sports))The prevailing thought was the Malky Mackay was the frontrunner for the vacant Crystal Palace manager's position. But in a quick turn of events, Mackay's offer was pulled from the table and his buddy, Iain Moody, CPFC's Sporting Director resigned in a hurry from his post.Seems Tan sent a series of documents to the Football Association for review that...
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Bobby Cremins May Return To College Of Charleston As Head Coach

Bobby Cremins[HT: Charleston S.C. Post And Courier]The mad scientist of college basketball may return for one more season.As the College of Charleston searches for a new head coach following the firing of Doug Wojcik for "just cause" back on August 6th the committee has discussed bringing Bobby Cremins back.According to the Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier, A proposal...
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How Do You Score This One In The Book...???

((HT: Clinton Lumber Kings their own selves))Okay...Here's the situation...Runners at first and second, two outs, 5-5 score, and the pop-up gets lost up the elevator...How would you score this one...???Post by Clinton LumberKings Baseball Club.The HQ thinks it's a double and a two-base throwing error...Here's the official word, thanks to Mike Weisman and the Lumber Kings...
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Kent State Football Player Found Dead

Photo via Kent State((ht: sports.yahoo.com))Kent State starting center Jason Bitsko was found dead Wednesday morning in his off-campus apartment.A cause of death hasn't been determined.Coaches and players became worried when the rising senior didn't show up for morning practice. Bitsko's roommate went and found him in the room and immediately called 911.Joel Nielsen,...
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Bills Practice Ends With Full Scale Brawl

((ht: wgrz.com))What is it this year with training camp fights in the NFL?Yeah, sure, we know...it's part of the game--guys trying to prove their manliness and all that. We get it.But at some point, someone is going to hurt themselves.It nearly happened to the Falcons when 2nd round pick Ra"Shede Hageman bruised his hand in a practice fight. Hageman though initially he&...
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Arsenal's Champions League Adventures Continue

((HT: UEFA/Champions League))First, Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey got a red card in the scoreless draw with Beskitas that means he sits out the second leg at the Emirates...Not that Demba Ba almost didn't make that whole point moot off the kick-off...But, just after the match was completed, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims he was the target of a foreign object- "a bottle...
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Giants Protesting Rain Shortened Game After Groundscrew Snafu

((HT: MLB.com))Giants manager Bruce Bochy is challenging the result from last night when the Cubs were awarded a rain-shortened win over San Francisco.Here's what happened that caused the delay and the shenanigansYour browser does not support iframes.But, from MLB.com, here's why the game was called and not suspended:Had the Giants led at the time of delay, the contest would...
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Mike Hollis Puts His Foot Into Ice Bucket Challenge

((HT: Mike Hollis' Instagram))We posted the Biz Nasty #IceBucketChallenge because of its sheer brilliance...The former Jags kicker Mike Hollis is right up there with the Bill Gates version for challenges that are more ground-based...There's a little William Tell vibe to it, too...See...??? Once accurate, always accurate...kick
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New Mexico Cancels Women's Soccer Opener Over Hazing Investigation

((HT: KOB-TV))This weekend was supposed to be the opening of the New Mexico Lobos women's soccer season- a home game against Texas Tech.That got wiped off the board as the school is in the middle of an investigation of an alleged hazing incident from the weekend.Here's the latest out of AlbuquerqueThe hazing investigation stems from allegations that the freshmen who have...
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Kluwe And Vikes Settle Lawsuit

((HT: KARE-TV))Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has settled his discrimination lawsuit against his former employer over his release.Kluwe maintained that his opinions and his support for gay marriage along with the alleged behavior of special teams coordinator Mike Priefer toward Kluwe that included the use of gay slurs during practice got him released.The Vikings are...
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Not Quite Rodney McCray, But...

((HT: Birmingham Barons))Michael Earley caught the ball to left, but almost caught a lot more... "Catch of the Year" candidate fer sure, but the Barons need to check on the catch on the outfield door...
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Edwards Heading To Joe Gibbs From RFR For 2015

((HT: ESPN/NASCAR))The worst kept secret in stock car racing is official...Carl Edwards is jumping from Roush Fenway Racing to Joe Gibbs for the 2015 season.Here's the announcementThe larger news from Joe Gibbs is their dealings through the Drivers Through Diversity program. The squad signed Daniel Suarez for their Nationwide and truck programs.
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Moore And Bertuzzi Settle Out Of Court

((HT: Sportsnet/Grange))Michael Grange is reporting that Steve Moore and Todd Bertuzzi have agreed to an out-of-court settlement a little less than a month before their civil trial was set to begin.Here's the incident that started it all- 10 years ago...((HT: Hockey Webcast))Bertuzzi apologized, but he eventually pleaded guilty to criminal assault causing bodily harm for the...
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Sooners Mixon Suspended For Season

((HT: News9.com/Newson6.com))Oklahoma Sooners freshman running back Joe Mixon has been suspended for the entire 2014 season after his arraignment in an assault after he argued with a woman at a Norman, Oklahoma restaurant last month.He was charged with a misdemeanor- acts resulting in gross injury- from allegedly punching a woman.OU President David Boren agreed with the assessment...
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Could Hawai'i Lose Football...???

According to a piece in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, it could be the nuclear option for an athletics program that is facing a $3-million shortfall for the upcoming season.Hawai'i AD Ben Jay and president David Lassner are facing the Board of Regents asking for some state help to keep athletics alive in some form or fashion. Jay maintained that, in the meeting, the university...
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Tulsa Facing Title IX Lawsuit Over Hoops Player

((HT: ESPN/KTUL-TV))Pat Swilling was a tremendous linebacker for Georgia Tech and the New Orleans Saints...His son is a promising basketball player at Tulsa University. But the younger Swilling is in the middle of a firestorm at the moment involving a lawsuit filed in a federal court Monday that claims the school failed to protect a female student from an individual with a past of...
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