How to Improve Your Golf Swing

Jason Whitney One of the most universally loved aspects of golf is you get a handicap that allows you to compete fairly against other golfers, whether they’re professionals or 28 handicappers. Of course, once you’ve got your handicap, the first thing you want to do is improve your golf swing – and ultimately win – whether it’s your friendly Sunday morning four-ball at...
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Bill Simmons take a shot at another ESPN colleague – Could Simmons be suspended again?

Jason Whitney ESPN’s Bill Simmons may be in hot water yet again after taking a shot at colleague Ray Lewis. ESPN’s Bill Simmons took another shot at an ESPN employee   A couple of days ago, Lewis essentially said the New England Patriots were cheating and deserve to have an asterisk by their names.. Well, simply put, Simmons took umbrage with Ray Lewis’ notion that the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman doesn’t think Patriots will be punished for “DeflateGate”

Jim Racalto (Credit: Seahawks CB Richard Sherman, who is always ready to give his subjective opinion on most topics, weighed in on the “DeflateGate” scandal surrounding the New England Patriots. He believes there is little to no chance the Patriots are punished because there is a “conflict of interest.” Per the NY Post: “I think the perception is the reality...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan shows rare breakdown emotion during acceptance speech

Jason Whitney Michael Jordan has learned the hard way when it has come to business that he never really had to deal with as a basketball player – unless you want to call being “cut” from the varsity and sent to the JV as a sophomore. Jordan has hand-picked a plethora of bad draft choices and coaches that has led to plenty of criticism. But last year, His Airness, surrounded...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: A NFL Fan Favorite Since 1967

Jason Whitney Since August of 1967, the San Diego Chargers have been a favorite American football team for San Diego residents as well as many NFL fans across the United States. Throughout the history of the major league franchise, the team has enjoyed several victories and also been met with some defeats. However, through the good times and the bad, the Chargers fans have remained...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll says facing the Patriots in the Super Bowl will be “a little bit personal”

Jason Whitney The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl already has the main headline it needs heading into the big game in Glendale, Arizona. Pete Carroll, who has coached the Seahawks for the past five seasons, once coached the Patriots before being fired in 1999 despite having a 27-21 overall record and two playoff appearances. New England owner Robert Kraft admitted...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Conference Championship Weekend Preview

David Whitlock This blog originally posted on LHD on Sports. Things were looking okay last week.  Then Peyton happened.  After a 2.5% profit in week one, the market crashed as fast as Peyton Manning’s future prospects.  Total losses -29%.  Key losses were Cowboys and Broncos S/U, and missing three out of four ATS.  So don’t listen to me when I give you Conference Championship...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

High School JV kid gets stuck on rim after monster dunk

Jason Whitney Hornell Red Raiders big man Caleb Burdett threw down a monster dunk against the Wayland Cohocton Eagles during a junior varsity game earlier this week that resulted in him getting stuck on the rim. Hornell is a small city in Western, New York, that routinely pumps out great basketball players. It looks like they may have the next great player in tenth grader, Caleb...
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High school basketball coach takes heat after 159-point win

Jim Racalto California girl’s HS team takes heat after 161-2 win — Troy Machir (@TroyMachir) January 15, 2015 Arroyo Valley High School girls’ basketball coach Michael Anderson has been suspended two games after his team ran up the score on the clearly overmatched Bloomington High School. The two California schools met January...
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The Culture of Sport Betting in Canada

Jason Whitney Betting on sports is a long tradition that many different cultures share around the world. Canada is one country that has been involved with sport betting for a very long time. As with most other countries, it is a wide spread of people who like to bet on sports. Learning About the Culture of Sport Betting and where it Began Sport betting can be done on or offline,...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders owner is crazier than his dad! – Makes bold prediction

Jason Whitney At one point, Al Davis was considered more than just a pioneer of the great NFL. Davis was a legend and had three Super Bowl trophies to back it up. The Silver and Black attack was one of the best franchises for many decades until the latter years of Davis’ tenure as owner. Unfortunately, for Oakland Raiders fans, Al Davis soon became a loose-cannon and sadly, will...
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Manny Pacquiao agrees to terms for Floyd Mayweather fight

Jim Racalto (Credit: For the last six years, the boxing world has wanted to see the two most dominant fighters of the millennium get in the ring together. For one reason or another, a Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight never came to fruition. Now, in 2015, it is closer than ever to becoming a reality. Via ESPN: According to a source involved in the negotiations...
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Top 5 DARK HORSE teams that have the best NBA odds according to SportsBet

Jason Whitney If you love laying money down on futures bets and love the NBA, this season is for you! It’s anyone’s guess on which two teams could represent the Eastern and Western Conferences this June for the right to bring home the Larry O’Brien trophy. While the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder...
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Skiing Tips and Advice

Jason Whitney Skiing is a popular outdoor activity for people all over the world. Although people hear a lot about skiing-related injuries, most of these injuries can be avoided by practicing good habits. In fact, most skiing accidents can be prevented by simply making good personal choices, such as wearing a helmet. This is something that is encourage by both the Professional Ski...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Divisional Playoff games preview

David Whitlock This blog originally posted on LHD on Sports. 2014-15 NFL Week One Playoffs in the books and a slight profit was made.  Join me, J.R. Ewing, yes, that J.R. Ewing, weekly for playoff handicapping.  Here’s how I roll: Each week of the NFL Playoffs, I’ll preview the games, predict final scores, and oh, by the way, keep track of my overall oil money for straight...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Can an Injured Aaron Rodgers Beat the Cowboys?

Jason Whitney The Green Bay Packers may be one of the prime contenders to win the Super Bowl, but without Aaron Rodgers, they are an altogether different team. ESPN uncovered on Thursday that the favorite to win the MVP trophy for the 2014-2015 season has in fact torn his calf, rather than just straining it. The NFL betting line at TopBet has the Packers favored over the Cowboys...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clueless Referee Takes Phone Call During Middle Of The Game

Jason Whitney There is literally a thousand different angles I could approach this, but I’m going to start by giving this clueless middle school referee a shred of backing. We’ve all been to a modified sporting event and it’s not exactly the type of edge-of-your-seat action that keeps people’s attention. However, its common sense that you don’t answer your cell phone while...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson had explosive encounter with Michael Jordan over ex-wife

Jim Racalto I wonder how close MJ came to receiving one of these.(Credit: ESPN.CDN) Former boxing superstar and heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was just as animated out of the ring as he was in it. From crazy interviews to confrontations at weigh-ins, Tyson was never one to hold his feelings back. This was apparently especially true when the champ got a few cocktails in him. Tyson’s...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys/Lions Conspiracy? Head Of Officiating Was Seen On Cowboys Party Bus

Jason Whitney Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones usually predicts his team will win the Super Bowl – or so it seems. However, this year, he didn’t predict any bold Super Bowl proclamations, but said “it can happen.” Could this have been Jerry playing coy because he has the head of officiating in his back pocket via his son Stephen Jones? WATCH: Unfortunately your browser does...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Playoff Wild Card weekend preview

David Whitlock This blog originally posted on LHD on Sports. JR Ewing loves the NFL post season to bring out his Christmas money and put it all on the line.  These days I need it with the price of oil dropping faster than Johnny Manziel’s NFL stock. Each week of the NFL Playoffs, I’ll preview the games, predict final scores, and oh, by the way, keep track of my overall oil money...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor kicker gets destroyed on blocked kick; gives hilarious tweet response

David Whitlock The Cotton Bowl featuring Baylor vs. Michigan State was probably the most entertaining bowl so far of the 30 complete, and there have been some good ones.  At a key moment late in the fourth quarter, Michigan State blocked a field goal to eventually get a chance to score the winning TD with under 20 seconds left (final score, 42-41).  As part of the play, Baylor...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Aguero Key to Igniting City in December

Jason Whitney The schedule begins to tighten, player fatigue becomes more prominent and conditions fall deeper into a winter slick. That’s right, December is upon us and every manager is quietly crossing-fingers and an early season purple patch can fall away to bruising defeats. Manchester City probably remains the only club left in contention to catch Chelsea in the race for...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer busts out dance move after Bowl win

David Whitlock Frank Beamer is the longest tenured head coach in college football.  With 272 career wins, he ranks ahead of legends such as Tom Osborne, Steve Spurrier, Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and Lou Holtz.  By all measures, he had one of his most challenging seasons as the Virginia Tech Hokies were a mundane 6-6 entering Saturday’s Military Bowl in Annapolis, MD.  On...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Jags open to further improvement

Jason Whitney Jacksonville Jaguars’ 21-13 victory over Tennessee Titans on Thursday evening was just their third win in 15 games this season but was one that was very important to coach Gus Bradley and supporters of the AFC South franchise as it gave them a degree of hope that this young side can go on to be successful in the National Football League. The Jags went into this...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Central Michigan pulls off miracle play 75-yard play as time expires

David Whitlock For everyone that tuned out the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl at halftime (with the score 42-14 in favor of Western Kentucky), shame on you.  The Central Michigan Chippewas came storming back, but were apparently going to come up short 49-42 after getting the ball back with just 1 second on their own 25-yard line.  So on Christmas Eve, they invoked Mary, Hailed...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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