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Landon Donovan to analyze Manchester United CL Match Wed

U.S. Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan joins the Fox Sports lead football coverage team, as a guest analyst for Match Day 5 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition to his UEFA Champions League analysis, Landon Donovan previews his role Monday on Fox Sports Live, appearing with cooky Canadian anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan to analyze Manchester United CL Match Wed

U.S. Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan joins the Fox Sports lead football coverage team, as a guest analyst for Match Day 5 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition to his UEFA Champions League analysis, Landon Donovan previews his role Monday on Fox Sports Live, appearing with cooky Canadian anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan to analyze Manchester United CL Match Wed

U.S. Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan joins the Fox Sports lead football coverage team, as a guest analyst for Match Day 5 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition to his UEFA Champions League analysis, Landon Donovan previews his role Monday on Fox Sports Live, appearing with cooky Canadian anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan to analyze Manchester United CL Match Wed

U.S. Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan joins the Fox Sports lead football coverage team, as a guest analyst for Match Day 5 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition to his UEFA Champions League analysis, Landon Donovan previews his role Monday on Fox Sports Live, appearing with cooky Canadian anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan to analyze Manchester United CL Match Wed

U.S. Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan joins the Fox Sports lead football coverage team, as a guest analyst for Match Day 5 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition to his UEFA Champions League analysis, Landon Donovan previews his role Monday on Fox Sports Live, appearing with cooky Canadian anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt a huge Manchester United supporter

Usain Bolt is becoming a huge Manchester United fan. He’ll be with the club showing his allegiance through a very busy stretch for the Red Devils: November 24th vs Cardiff City, a Champions League match with Bayer Leverkusen on the 27th, a trip to Whiteheart Lane on December 1st, and a match against Everton on December 4th. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is considered the fastest...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs announce new coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs today announced several members of manager Rick Renteria’s major league coaching staff. Here are the people staying for the Chicago Cubs Coaching staff, and the new additions to the Chicago Cubs Renteria regime. Chris Bosio (pitching coach), Lester Strode (bullpen coach), Mike Borzello (catching and strategy coach) and Franklin Font (staff assistant) return to...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: brutally honest prediction part II

The Green Bay Packers haven’t hit the panic button yet, but it could happen soon if they fall to the division-rival Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field. Starting this Sunday, Green Bay will embark on a stretch of two games against NFC North opponents in the span of five days. Only a single game back of the Detroit Lions (who plays Green Bay on Thanksgiving) and Chicago Bears...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Fox Sports 1′s Julie Stewart-Binks: photos and bio

Julie Stewart-Binks joined Fox Sports as an update desk anchor and correspondent for FOX Sports 1, earlier this year. America’s new sports network launching Aug. 17th, Fox Sports 1 is the Rebel Alliance launching an offensive on the ESPN empire. Bristol is the DeathStar. Not sure who the Ewoks would be in this analogy. Nor what systems CBS and NBC Sports are. Today, Julie Stewart...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks promote Northwestern grad Bo Schultz

Thanksgiving dinner is likely to seem especially tasty for onetime American Association hurler Bo Schultz since news arrived Wednesday that he had been added to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 40-man roster after a strong showing in the Arizona Fall League. The 28-year-old righty and Northwestern journalism grad, who was mostly a bullpen contributor (4-3, 4.13 in 37 appearances) while...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bama’s C.J. Mosley should be a top 10 NFL Draft pick

C.J. Mosley, from Mobile, Ala., is the leader of the Crimson Tide’s vaunted defense that ranks first nationally in scoring defense (10.2 ppg), third in rushing defense (91.1 ypg), third in first down defense (140), fifth in total defense (272.2) ninth in pass defense (181.7 ypg) and 13th pass efficiency defense (107.8). C.J. Mosley leads the team with 81 tackles while recording...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan discusses growth of soccer in the U.S.

During mid to late July 2011, Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the USWNT captured the attention of America. They made it to the finals of the World Cup, which coincided with the annual lull period in sports news. So we were focused on them at a time when we needed something to focus on. Then in August of 2012, during the London Summer Olympics, they caught our attention again...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Crimson Tide’s Cyrus Kouandjio is a sure fire 1st round pick

Alabama’s Cyrus Kouandjio is definitely a first round talent; perhaps a top ten overall NFL Draft pick. He’ll join Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and C.J. Mosely as first round picks from Alabama. A.J. McCarron, nah no way. Cyrus Kouandjio, from Hyattsville, Md., is the Crimson Tide’s junior left tackle and a veteran of 24 starts over the past two years for an Alabama offensive line that...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Fox Sports 1′s Molly McGrath (photos and bio)

Molly McGrath is the person of Fox Sports 1 who you always stop whatever you’re doing to pay extra attention to what she’s saying. It’s the Bartiromo effect on CNBC, but for sports. Molly McGrath grew up in San Francisco, California and eventually moved across the country to attend Boston College, where she studied Broadcast Journalism and received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New documentary on ’63 Dallas Cowboys & Kennedy Assassination

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. Books, tv shows, documentaries named all about “Killing Kennedy” are drawing a lot of interest. A show premiering next examines the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 Years Later from the perspective of the 1963 Dallas Cowboys, featuring interviews with Bob Lilly, Lee Roy Jordan, Pettis Norman &...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fox Sports’ Jennifer Hale: former LSU Cheerleader Captain

Jennifer Hale works as a sideline reporter for the NFL on Fox and in New Orleans as a sports and news anchor at WVUE, Fox 8. She covers both sports news and regular news, including Hurricane Katrina coverage for MSNBC. Jennifer Hale was Fox 8′s morning anchor before making the jump to sports. Her political and investigative reports won various Edward R. Murrow awards, as well as...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Notre Dame football sends 262 letters to a single recruit

Notre Dame football is going Mikey from “Swingers” on 5-star defensive tackle Matt Elam. They’re not the only ones. This is the same Matt Elam that received 182 letter earlier this year from the Kentucky Wildcats. Again, this is why you need to read my essay from Saturday morning, which I republished on Monday morning about how recruiting is insanely out of control. Notre Dame...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO exclusive with Maryeve Dufault, NASCAR driver and Bikini Model

You probably might not know who NASCAR racer Maryeve Dufault is, but you soon will.  First of all, she is an actress/model, an ex-Hawaiian Tropic bikini model and “The Price Is Right” Barker Beauty.  In August of 2011 she made her Nationwide (the minor of the two NASCAR racing leagues). She was the first Canadian (from Sorel, Quebec) woman to ever compete in a Nationwide race...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan on her Miley and McKayla Halloween costumes

U.S. Women’s National Team members Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux won the internet on Halloween with their costumes of U.S. Gymnastics stars McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas. As you can see from the pictures here, they represented 40% of the Fierce Five from London 2012 quite well. With Alex Morgan even doing the “McKayla is not impressed” face perfectly. This year, the USWNT...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball way ahead of UIC in rebuilding

Northwestern basketball suffered a very bad loss at home to Illinois State, but they rebounded nicely (both metaphorically and literally) by absolutely putting a whipping stick on the UIC Flames. NU Coach, and local product Chris Collins is in his first year at the helm having served as an assistant at Duke. Illinois-Chicago leader Howard Moore is in his fourth season, having been...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Alex Morgan talks Manchester United, Champions League

U.S. Women’s National Team star Alex Morgan, Alex Morgan not Sir Alex Ferguson, and that’s USWNT, not WINT as Tim Beckman likes to say, is the face of USA soccer. But she also knows a lot about Football, or Futbol. Alex is a huge fan of Barca a.k.a. FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi. However, she also follows Premier League, really enjoys Champions League, and happens to watch a...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Alex Morgan has soft spot for Manchester United, Old Trafford

U.S. Women’s National Team star Alex Morgan, Alex Morgan not Sir Alex Ferguson, and that’s USWNT, not WINT as Tim Beckman likes to say, is the face of USA soccer. But she also knows a lot about Football, or Futbol. Alex is a huge fan of Barca a.k.a. FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi. However, she also follows Premier League, really enjoys Champions League, and happens to watch a...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers – One Of The Strongest Teams For The Title This Season

Everyone expected the Indiana Pacers to emerge as one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference this season. However, even the most optimistic fan of the team couldn’t imagine such a magical start in the 2013-2014 campaign. 10 games into the season, the Pacers have only lost once, from the Chicago Bulls and they are still playing without their former best player, Danny Granger...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers – One Of The Strongest Teams For The Title This Season

Everyone expected the Indiana Pacers to emerge as one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference this season. However, even the most optimistic fan of the team couldn’t imagine such a magical start in the 2013-2014 campaign. 10 games into the season, the Pacers have only lost once, from the Chicago Bulls and they are still playing without their former best player, Danny Granger...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

CSN’s Jen Lada and Kelly Crull covering Washington, IL HS playoff game

Comcast SportsNet’s Jen Lada to handle sideline reports for Saturday’s high school playoff game in the tornado torn region of central Illinois. Comcast SportsNet’s Kelly Crull to visit Washington, IL on Thursday for a full report on “SportsNet Central” on how the town and entire state are pulling together in the wake of last weekend’s devastation. Comcast SportsNet...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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