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International CATFIGHT! Estella Warren vs. Jaime Pressly

Estella Warren vs. Jaime Pressly?! International model/actress catfight! Estella Warren is Canadian and Jaime Pressly is from the U.S. and A, as Borat would say. And cops had to be called to separate Estella Warren from Jaime Pressly. Multiple outlets are reporting the story From HuffPo: Pressly and Warren’s fight went down on Friday at a birthday party at Hollywood’s Bootsy...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines hosting Crisler Center watch party

The Michigan Wolverines are hosting a watch party at Crisler Center on Monday, April 8, for the National Championship game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Louisville Cardinals. Crisler Center doors open to the public at 7:30 p.m. EDT for the national title game which tips at 9:23 p.m. Admission is free for all students, faculty and staff. You townies, and low level scum who...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft: 4-8-13

This 2013 NFL mock draft is updated, but highly subject to change. It’s April now! NFL Draft month is here. So more pick changes every day. Also check out our Buccaneers full 7 round mock draft. And we have a 7 round 2013 NFL mock draft, which makes every pick, but doesn’t have detailed player descriptions like you’ll see below. And we are a Chicago based website, so check...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan vs. Louisville: 2013 National Championship drinking game

Welcome to the fifth annual NCAA Tournament National Championship Drinking Game, one of our favorite articles every year here at The Sports Bank.  If you missed our first four editions, you can check out the 2009 Michigan State vs. North Carolina version, the 2010 Butler vs. Duke edition, 2011′s UConn vs. Butler, and last year’s Kentucky vs. Kansas drinking game. Even if you...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan haters: rooting for the Big Ten in the national title game?

Ah, the national title game of college basketball is here. The graduation ceremony of college hoops commences Monday night as the Michigan Wolverines take on the Louisville Cardinals. National title game tips on CBS around 8:30 CDT So as you watch the national title game, do you show allegiance to your conference brethren? As your team is no longer playing, do you root for your conference...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Five non-NCAA Tournament teams likely to dance next year

Typical NCAA Tournament teams like Kentucky, Purdue, and Texas should have bounce back seasons next year and vie for a spot in the Big Dance.  Here are five teams that missed out on the NCAA Tournament but should make a splash next season. Here are five NCAA Tournament teams likely to regress next season. Kentucky After an extremely disappointing the 2012-13 season in which Kentucky...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III be a top ten NBA Draft pick?

With Glenn Robinson III and Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan Wolverines basketball is a lot like NASCAR racing teams and Ivy League admissions criteria- it’s all about legacy. With Wolverines basketball it’s NBA legacy. We have Trey Burke projected as a top ten pick in the NBA Draft this June, and Tim Hardaway Jr. as a late first, early second, but where will their UM teammate Glenn...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Five college basketball teams likely to regress next season

College basketball teams are experiencing more year-by-year turnover than ever before due to: graduation, players leaving early for the NBA Draft, and transfers galore;   Here are five teams who made the 2013 NCAA Tournament this season but will likely take a step back next year and have their work cut out for them if they want to return to the Big Dance. MIAMI HURRICANES In winning...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Make a Major Statement at the Trade Deadline

The Columbus Blue Jackets began their season as many of the pundits expected, starting their National Hockey League (NHL) lockout-shortened season by posting a record of 5-12-2 and seemed slated to grab one of the upcoming NHL Entry Draft’s lottery picks in June.  However, ignited by the seismic shakeup at the top of the organization in firing former General Manager (GM) Scott...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kate Upton’s great grandfather invented the modern washing machine

Not only is Kate Upton the hottest woman alive, but she’s also one of the “manor born,” “a trust fund baby,” “two comma kid (Finding Forrester reference)” “American Aristocracy,” “old money;” or you could say “born on third base.” Sure, it was the curves of Kate Upton that brought her the immense fame and internet search domination that she enjoys today…but...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler “DON’T CARE!” story goes mainstream

If you don’t like Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler, you will now because this story makes Jay Cutler a million times more likable. It’s taken over three years but…the day is finally here!!!! I’m so excited. The underground, urban legend of Jay Cutler has finally gone mainstream. For years, my friends and I have discussed this AWESOME story. I’ve hinted about knowing it in past...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Distance Themselves from Anti-Gay Conference

The Chicago Bears made a simple but very important public relations move yesterday. Had the Chicago Bears not acted swiftly on this, it would have been a PR DISASTER! If the Chicago Bears had willingly supported the National Organization for Marriage’s (NOM) anti-gay agenda, then the organization would find themselves squarely on the wrong side of history. These days everyone is...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Deshaun Thomas leaves Ohio St, enters Draft, where does he fit?

Deshaun Thomas was the NCAA Tournament’s scoring leader last March. Before the Buckeyes were eliminated in the Final Four, Deshaun Thomas really showed what he can do offensively, and improved his NBA draft stock. This year his NBA Draft stock plateaued, after jumping greatly his sophomore season. Deshaun Thomas will now enter the draft and see where his fortunes lie. Thomas plans...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Trey Burke: top ten NBA Draft pick?

Trey Burke, sophomore point guard for the Michigan Wolverines was just named the Oscar Robertson national player of the year. And since only coaches and players care about these awards, we won’t expound on this any further. Articles/posts about awards are always web traffic killers. Although it is interesting that this season has no clear-cut, defined #1 overall college basketball...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Marisol Gonzalez: Sports reporter photos and biography

Even though they work for rival stations, Marisol Gonzalez is certain to draw comparisons to Ines Sainz. Both were the focus of other media while attending a Super Bowl media day. Marisol Gonzalez made her debut as an actress in 2005 on the telenovela Contra viento y marea with Danna Paola, is a sports reporter for Televisa Deportes. And the rivalry between Azteca and Televisa Deportes...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats recruit Aaron Gordon highlight reel video

One of the top undeclared high school basketball players made his college decision at Tuesday’s McDonald’s All-American Game media day when Aaron Gordon announced that he will play his college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats.  Gordon picked ‘Zona over Pac-12 foes Washington, Oregon, and Kentucky. “It was an extremely hard process,” Aaron Gordon admitted moments after...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks intro CGI video is really cool

These keep getting better every year. The Chicago Blackhawks introduction videos. The “hit the ice” videos that show Blackhawks players in Chicago CGIed into a Chicago landscape. With very dramatic music. I loved that this year’s Blackhawks video includes the Chicago Board of Trade/Options Exchange. They can ditch the Bluesmobile from the vid though. The extreme over-association...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals hosting Ohio State football spring game: 26,000 tickets already!

The Cincinnati Bengals are hosting the Ohio State football spring scrimmage this year. Well, the Bengals stadium is anyway. I don’t know if disgraced former Captain of the Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders (pictured above) Sarah Jones will be there. Probably not. But possibly. The Ohio State football “game” will actually be an intras-quad scrimmage consisting of four quarters...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews scores 2 pts, but Hawks lose on Toews bobblehead night

Jonathan Toews had a goal and an assist tonight. Not mention a shootout goal to boot, but defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the decisive goal in the sixth round of a shootout as the St. Louis Blues came back to defeat Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks. With the tiebreaker knotted 3-3, Shattenkirk beat Corey Crawford with a wrist shot high on the goalie’s left side. Captain Serious...
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels to add needed size with Isaiah Hicks

Roy Williams went with a largely small lineup down the stretch for the North Carolina Tar Heels. During the end of the college basketball season, Williams didn’t play as many bigs, because he didn’t have much depth up front. He will now with the addition of McDonald’s All-Americans Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks. I had a video exclusive Isaiah Hicks at McDAAG media day. We...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas wants you to follow sports you don’t care about

Ohio State forward and Big Ten leading scorer Deshaun Thomas wrote a letter to the editor of THE Ohio State University student paper The Lantern this week urging Buckeyes everywhere to care about the sports that NO ONE CARES about. Specifically, the non-revenue producing sports. Deshaun Thomas wrote: Last Tuesday, The Lantern featured an article in which athletic director Gene...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers firing of Mike Rice gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment (video)

Rutgers, welcome to the Big Ten! These videos are always entertaining. Especially when they involve a big story like Rutgers firing college basketball coach Mike Rice. And especially so when it’s a big story that I was of course aware of, but just way too caught up in writing other stuff. And then when you have the time to write it, everyone else has already done the Rutgers Mike...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick looks to turn things around at Martinsville

Danica Patrick is looking to change her recent fortune at Sunday’s STP Gas Booster 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. This weekend Danica Patrick will add her name to history as she will become the first female driver to ever qualify for and race at Martinsville. But Danica Patrick is focused on doing more than just showing up. Patrick prepared for Martinsville...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan football spring game essentials

Michigan football. It’s a way of life. A lot of places don’t care about college football practice in the spring. But that’s “the Michigan difference.” Michigan football is huge, even in the spring. And the Wolverines fan base includes Kate Upton. So when you have the world’s hottest woman n your side. Cue the famous Carl Spackler quote from Caddyshack “so I got that...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

#1 recruit Andrew Wiggins puts on show in McDonald’s All-American Game

Will Andrew Wiggins choose the Florida State Seminoles, Kansas Jayhawks, or North Carolina Tar Heels? Or will he be like EVERY other blue-chip recruit in this class and head to Big Blue Nation? (The Kentucky Wildcats) Wiggins lead the East team with 19 points in 24 minutes of the McDonald’s All-American game. The West won 110-99. The female student body at Florida State did all...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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