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Things College Athletes Have To Adjust To Out Of High School

Jason Whitney There are a lot of different adjustments that people have to go through in order to get ready to play at the next level. Although the student athlete has prepared, there are some things that just take time to adjust to. This could be in athletic performance but can also branch out to personal life and academics. Here are a few of the hardest things to get used to...
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WATCH:You won’t believe what Penny Hardaway is doing these days

Jim Racalto During his prime with the Orlando Magic, Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway was destined to be the next NBA great. He looked to have the skills to rival the great Michael Jordan. However, chronic knee injuries derailed what would have been a surefire Hall of Fame career. Penny earned over $120 million in that career – enough to comfortably ride off into the sunset. Instead...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Win money online now using sports statistics

Jason Whitney Everyone loves to win money, but unfortunately not everyone does. While the reasons can vary, when using statistics and tips from the professionals, this can make winning more of a probability rather than taking a shot in the dark. Playing games and gambling online can be a tricky situation often times if you’re unsure of bonuses you can receive and not having the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Electronic Sports: Turning a Professional Gaming Team into 3D Figurines

Jason Whitney Team Dignitas is known around the world as one of the best gaming squads. Founded in 2004, the UK team started out playing Battlefield 1942, a tactical multiplayer game set during World War II. After experiencing some success in the e-Sports world, the team registered itself as an organization and started to broaden its gaming focus. Today, Team Dignitas has specialized...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wants betting legalized in the United States

Jason Whitney The sports betting market has boomed exponentially in the United Kingdom and Europe over the past few years, and the multi-billion dollar gambling industry will most likely be intertwined with professional sports for many years to come. Despite the rapid growth of betting in Europe, the United States have been adopting a tough stance against the industry...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephon Marbury gets dropped hard by “Chinese Shaq” on killer dunk – hilarious celebration follows

Jason Whitney Stephon Marbury has been tearing up the CBA league since he left the NBA for China back in 2011. Marbury and the rest of the Beijing Ducks are currently tied 2-2 Liaoning Flying Leopards in the CBA finals following a one point victory. If Marbury and the Ducks end up winning the series over the Flying Leopards, it would be their third championship in four years...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly considering going after Johnny Manziel

Jason Whitney The Philadelphia Eagles have easily had the most interesting offseason out of any NFL team so far. While fans are questioning the moves coach Chip Kelly has made, the former Oregon coach has strengthened a defense that was horrible last season while making significant changes to the offensive end as well. One of the most significant changes Kelly made was trading quarterback...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Have a basketball trick? You could win a date with Lisa Ann of Brazzers

Jason Whitney There really isn’t a lot that needs to be said here.   Have a basketball trick? Love the site Brazzers?   I’m sure every male between the ages of 15 and … well any dude with an internet connection and screen, can definitely relate to the latter of the two choices.   Anyway, now is your chance to win a date with 42 year-old adult film star Lisa Ann....
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Seahawks fill void at cornerback with “big” signing

Jason Whitney Credit: (USATSI) Via CBS Sports   It didn’t take long for the Seattle Seahawks to fill the void left by Byron Maxwell at cornerback. The Legion of Boom will have a new member this year with the new acquisition of Cary Williams. The former Titans, Ravens and Eagles corner fits in perfectly with the physical style of play the Seattle secondary is known for because...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

How to Choose the Best Fitness Training Program for You

Jason Whitney   People work out for a variety of different reasons. Maybe they’re trying to lose weight or add muscle. Or maybe they just want to be healthier overall. There is any number of reasons to start a regular workout regimen. But can you really choose the best fitness training programs out of a box, or do you need a little guidance? Choosing a fitness training routine...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Horse Riding Is a Better Core Workout Than You Might Think!

Jason Whitney In just about every sport, core fitness is crucial. The core, that is, the muscles in your torso, are vital to keeping you well balanced, allowing you to do any athletic things like jumping or running, and are essential in things that require a lot of full body coordination – such as dancing, martial arts or gymnastics. Whatever your sport, you are well advised...
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Why the LeSean McCoy and Kiko Alonso trade works well for both teams

Jim Racalto (CSN Philly) In what is thus far the biggest move of the NFL offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles agreed in principle to send star running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for talented linebacker Kiko Alonso. Depending on who you ask, you’ll get a different answer when asking who got the better of the deal. The real answer is, both teams did. This is the first...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter posts fiery response on social media after being jumped

Jim Racalto There is a video circulating around the web that apparently shows Floyd Mayweather’s daughter, Iyanna, being jumped by some of her female classmates. The reason is unclear, but most likely the fact that her dad is one of the biggest and richest celebrities in the world had something to do with it. In the video, Iyanna appears to hold her own even though she is outnumbered...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Commandments of Playing Pickup Basketball

Jason Whitney Lets face it, for the majority of us, after high school, playing sports will be narrowed down significantly. Outside of beer league softball, Thanksgiving Day football (hung over of course), golf with the boss and the occasional kickball/volleyball game at the yearly family reunion, pickup hoops will be what gets your sports jollies off from the time you’re...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson to be fined for inappropriate comment about draft prospect

Jim Racalto (PTP)   The NBA has a rule that forbids league officials from commenting on draft-ineligible players. Phil Jackson is facing a fine for breaking that rule. While speaking on Ohio State prospect D’Angelo Russell, Jackson said: “He’s a great-looking kid. Great prospect.” That’s it. According to a report from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, that was enough to...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBA player banished from Philippine Basketball Association for “insulting” Manny Pacquiao

Jim Racalto (Doung Pensinger – Getty Images) Former Kentucky basketball player Daniel Orton was a first-round pick in 2010 NBA draft. His pro career in America didn’t work out, so he went to play in the Philippines. Unfortunately, Orton committed the number one cardinal sin in the island country: YOU DO NO SAY ANYTHING NEGATIVE ABOUT MANNY PACQUIAO. EVER. Via SB Nation: The...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Five rising stars in boxing who need a statement win

Jim Racalto Boxing is starting to make a mainstream America comeback, with a handful of talented young stars in mostly every division and Mayweather/Pacquiao finally set. Here’s some up-and-coming fighters who have been pretty good so far, but could still use a signature win. (firstclassboxing.com) 5. Deontay Wilder Wilder won a convincing decision over Bermane Stiverne...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Two high school basketball teams purposely try to lose game

Jim Racalto MURFREESBORO, TN – Two high school girls basketball teams have been disqualified from the Tennessee state playoffs for apparently both trying to lose a game against each other. Smyrna defeated Riverdale 55-29, and despite the lopsided score, it was apparent to everyone in the audience as well as the officials that both teams were trying to tank the game. Per Bleacher...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Picks to Win the NBA Championship

Jason Whitney The NBA regular season is more than halfway completed, and you know what that means — the NBA Championship is right around the corner. Here are the top picks to win the NBA Championship this year. Cleveland Cavaliers The Cleveland Cavaliers and marquee player LeBron James were the favorites to win at the start of the season, but what a difference a season can make...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant takes subtle shot at Cowboys on Twitter

Jim Racalto Dallas Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant is set to hit free agency in three weeks, although it’s highly likely Jerry Jones gives his best player a lucrative extension or uses the franchise tag on him before that happens. Whatever the case, it’s a safe bet Bryant is in Dallas for at least 2015. Dallas has to decide what to do with not only Bryant, but running back DeMarco...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

World-class boxing will make its return to network television March 7

Jim Racalto Boxing fans, rejoice. The sport will make its long-awaited return to network television in March, when NBC debuts “Premier Boxing Champions.” The reason boxing, once a sport loved by mainstream America, has fallen off to an extent is because fans have been forced to buy overpriced pay-per-views and premium movie channels like HBO to be able to watch marquee fights...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Crazy scenario could see the Oakland Raiders in St. Louis

Jason Whitney It’s no secret that the NFL wants a team in Los Angeles and the two teams that appear to be a possibility for the move are the Oakland Raiders or St. Louis Rams. While the Raiders seem to be the clear second choice for a team in L.A., there is a crazy scenario being thrown out there that Rams owner Stan Kroenke could actually sell his current Rams franchise and...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Comparing everyone in your family/click to the 2014-15 NEW YORK KNICKS!

Jason Whitney The 2014-15 New York Knicks have once again become the punchline for every NBA related joke – just ask Charles Barkley. Christ, Barkley has even come to the defense of J.R. Smith, who he believes isn’t an idiot anymore because he’s not playing in New York. When J.R. SWISH isn’t an idiot anymore because he’s off your team, that can’t be a good thing. It’s...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Vida Guerra takes dig at Derek Jeter’s girl – posts pictures to remind Jeter what he had (PICTURES)

Jason Whitney Former captain of the New York Yankees Derek Jeter is still winning even though his days playing on the diamond are done. It’s well documented that Jeter has had a nice stable of dime pieces the last 20 years and many legendary stories have been leaked to the public over the years. However, The Captain is going on 41 years-old and has since retired from baseball...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Who says Poker is a sport?

Jason Whitney Many of the game’s detractors state base their argument on the facts that poker players simply sit in a chair. That analogy is similar to saying that a weight lifter simply lifts a weight. A poker tournament player often plays for ten or more hours a day. He must make a minimum of eighteen to twenty decisions on how to play each hour, and often substantially...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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