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Both Manchester United lovers and haters louder than ever this year

The expression “I’m Manchester United till I die,” has been said over and over, and with more zeal than in recent years. It must be said, because this was a year that try the souls of supporters. The true fans showed their loyalty and stayed true. Trying times, which you all know well, but I’ve recapped them all here just in case you need a refresher, separate the genuine...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United soap opera season of unequaled drama ends tomorrow

There’s no doubt this was the worst season for Manchester United in the Premier League era. The total points, the standing in the table, the let down of David Moyes, well we’ve been over that enough. Let’s try to finish the year by reflecting on it in way that’s not so dark. Here’s a list of all the compelling Man United storylines of the 2013-14 season. We began with:...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Man City transfer rumors, drama with Arsene Wenger etc. update

Manchester City seems to almost certainly have the Premier League title wrapped up. But the way this season has been, Man City could still find a way to lose it. “Every expert is saying now, even after all the twists and turns, that Manchester are surely title favorites now,” said Arlo White, Premier League announcer for NBC Sports. “You’d have to agree with them, they are...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rio Ferdinand’s future with Manchester United very much in doubt

Rio Ferdinand wants to continue playing for Manchester United and he does not want to retire yet , this according to a report in the Daily Mail three weeks ago. However, today in the Daily Mirror, Rio Ferdinand admits his career is in limbo as he waits to find out whether his face will fit under the new regime at Manchester United. According to The Sun Ferdinand just hopes that...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots won’t trade Ryan Mallett, Texans may go Garoppolo instead

Fox Sports Mike Garafolo says the Houston Texans still have avenues to acquire a quarterback today and could resume trade talks with the New England Patriots about back-up Ryan Mallett. “Houston could still wind up getting their quarterback. The reports earlier that Ryan Mallett was on his way to Houston from New England were not accurate, but that does not mean that it’s not...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots draft Easley in 1st round of 2014 NFL draft

The Dominique Easley era has officially begun in Foxboro after Thursday night’s NFL Draft first round saw the Patriots draft Easley, a 6’2″, 288 pound defensive lineman, with the 29th overall pick. Injuries to Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly decimated the Patriots’ interior line last season, and Easley is expected to step right in and play- especially with Wilfork coming back...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft 5-10-14

It’s never too early for a 2015 NFL mock draft. And with it, a few Jameis Winston jokes; the crab memes never get old. Yes, we’re going you a 2015 NFL Mock Draft, during the 2014 NFL Draft, which is an ambitious undertaking. As such team needs will only lightly be taken into account. If at all. On Friday night, we will try to take 2014 draft picks into account and then makes...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Jodie Meeks says Kentucky Wlidcats basketball is HUGE in China

The Los Angeles Lakers are in transition. Jodie Meeks may or may not be part of transition. The former Kentucky Wildcat is back on campus, returning to finish up his degree in summer school. Jodie Meeks is finishing up the final credits that he needs and plans to walk across the stage in the graduation ceremony this month. Meeks met the media and answered questions on a multitude...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rebecca Grant among Top 4 talentless women found at sporting events

Rebecca Grant is the latest “celebrity” to “get discovered” while attending a sporting event. Grant is actually a little bit different in that she was actually pretty well known a few years ago while the other all-looks, no-substance women on this list. Rebecca Grant was actually somewhat known as a visible media personality a few years ago, but she makes the list now because...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

“Don Draper,” Jon Hamm doing Baseball Tonight at Pittsburgh Pirates

The Dapper Don Draper is coming to ESPN ‘s Baseball Tonight on Sunday. Well, not the actual character, but actor Jon Hamm. The baseball fan and star of Disney’s Million Dollar Arm Jon Hamm will serve as guest analyst on Baseball Tonight alongside host Karl Ravech and Barry Larkin. Of course, you asked what is Jon Hamm plugging? Why else would he do this? Well, there’s your...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool FC visting home of the Chicago Bears this summer

Liverpool FC is one of the biggest brands in all of sports. They have one of the most passionate and devoted fanbases that one could find anywhere in the world. And you can see the zeal and spectacle in person in my hometown of Chicago this July. Sunday July 27th at 5.p.m. Liverpool FC takes on Greek Champions Olympiacos at Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears. I did a preview...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Partying at the only Manchester United pub in the entire Midwest

Manchester United has the most devoted and passionate fan base of the entire sporting world. United is also the most popular sports team on the planet. Surveys estimate that MUFC has 670,00,000 fans worldwide. Earlier this season, after United lost to their hated rivals Liverpool, 450,000 people dis-”Liked” United’s official Facebook page. However, that’s just a drop in the...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

More details emerge on Tottenham Hotspur International Friendly

The Chicago Fire will welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Toyota Park in an international friendly on Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m. (ESPN 2) This is just the fifth time that the Fire will welcome an English side to the Chicagoland area. The Men in Red are 2-2-0 in international friendlies against clubs from England, including Aston Villa, Manchester United, Everton and Derby County. ...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots draft preview 2014- day two

If you think it’s difficult trying to figure out what Bill Belichick is going to do in the first round of an NFL Draft, the real fun in any Patriots draft doesn’t start until the second and third rounds get going. Belichick loves to trade down and acquire additional picks to use on day two of the draft, hoping he can find some first-round talents who may have fallen for one reason...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal transfer rumors update; Arsene Wenger sends some signals

Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal fans that they will have to wait until after the World Cup before any transfer business is conducted this summer. Gunners supporters didn’t have much to talk about during the January transfer window and only the £42.5 million Mesut Ozil signing was a big name and big news. Wenger claims that July, after the World Cup is when we’ll see some serious...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

S.F. 49ers fans, here’s your Jimmie Ward, 1st round pick primer

Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward became the second Huskie ever to be drafted in the first round when he was chosen with the 30th pick in the first round by the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night. Ward is the Huskies’ second highest draft choice all-time, behind only Larry English, who was chosen by the San Diego Chargers with the No. 16 overall pick in 2008. Jimmie Ward made...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix foreshadowed Green Bay drafting him 3 weeks ago

With the 21st pick, the Green Bay Packers selected safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix of Alabama. Uncharacteristic of the Packers picking a guy that everybody expected them to pick; but why not? A safety was an obvious need in Green Bay and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was, arguably, the best one available. This pick by the Packers does not solve all of their defensive woes, but it’s a great start...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Illini, Northwestern NFL Draft prospects: pretty much non-existent

There are two occasions where you can usually rely on Illini football winning: fourth tier bowl games and NFL Draft night. Last year the Illini had more NFL Draft picks than any Big Ten team; despite going 2-10 the previous college football season. From 2007-2012, the Illini had more first round draft picks than any Big Ten team. Illinois saw guys taken in both the first and second...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal confirmation coming, Ryan Giggs to be his #2

The Louis van Gaal deal is not confirmed by the club but supposedly done. The official announcement of the Holland National Coach as the next Manchester United Manager should come next week. The thinking here is to wait for the end of the Premier League season. And the next big question? The future of Giggsy of course. Van Gaal will offer Ryan Giggs the chance to become his No 2...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks say Richard Sherman is NFL’s best corner with lucrative contract

In today’s NFL, the media circus is greater than ever before. During last season’s NFL Championship Game, Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman made headlines after a rant regarding his big play against San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree. “Well I’m the best corner in the game! When you try me with a sorry receiver like Crabtree, that’s the result you gonna get! Don...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Shinji Kagawa staying at Man United, spurning Napoli interest

Back in February, it looked like Shinji Kagawa would likely not be a part of the future at Old Trafford. Kagawa wanted to leave Manchester United during the January transfer window in search of finding a regular first team position elsewhere. Obviously, he stayed put. He didn’t get much playing time under David Moyes, but it appears that Shinji Kagawa will stick around and see...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick talks about leading laps in a race for a change

Danica Patrick is hoping to carry momentum to Kansas from Talladega, where Sunday she led six laps in the Aaron’s 499, becoming the first woman to lead at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Yes, we’re talking about Danica Patrick leading laps, a story about her leading laps? Yes, that’s where we’re at now. Seriously. Because in Danica’s case, this is in fact news. You can only...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United game demoted to Sharknado Channel on Championship Sunday

It’s Championship Sunday, and the Manchester United game is on….SyFy channel?? Well, it’s deserved. Man United nothing has to play for. It’s been that kind of season, and nothing is on the line in this one. So Manchester United, the club which is the biggest draw in the Premier League, is demoted to a channel that is most known for Sharknado. SHARKNADO! Enough said! Essentially...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Kevin Durant finally lead OKC to the title this year?

Kevin Durant was just recently named the MVP of the 2013 – 2014 NBA season. Almost anyone around the NBA world expected him to earn the trophy. Even the four-time MVP LeBron James endorsed KD this year, stating that he clearly deserves the title. Although it took them seven games, the Thunder eventually made it to the Western Semis. The big question for Durant, Russell Westbrook...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The latest Houston Texans #1 pick trade rumors

Have you heard enough Houston Texans trading down/back rumors yet? Have you heard about Atlanta trading up/down/back/forward/sideways/parallel/congrunt/angle-side-angle postulate to get Khalil Mack yet? Are the Houston Texans going to go Clowney at #1? That’s probably the one thing about the draft we do know. FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer on whether the Houston Texans will trade...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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