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Xavier wearing Sandy Hook jerseys – Auctioning them off for support

Tributes have been pouring in for the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook elementary tragedy in Newtown, CT this past week. Xavier’s basketball team became the latest to alter their uniform,by replacing their own school name with Sandy Hook on the front. They wore the jerseys on Saturday in their game against Wofford. Head coach [...]
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss
IN HINDSIGHT...

Umenyiora has contract regrets

Osi Umenyiora's contract with the Giants expires after this season, and he said he blames himself if he does not finish his career in New York.

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December 22, 2012  |  1 Comment

Lache Seastrunk: ‘I’m going to win the Heisman’

The 2012 college football season saw the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy, and there is no reason to believe that Johnny Football couldn’t become the first player since Archie Griffin to win it a second time before he leaves for the NFL. But Baylor Bears running back Lache Seastrunk is confident that [...]
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss
ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

Vikes have breakdance battle after practice

Here is a team that seems pretty loose as they fight for one of the final playoff sports in the NFC. Unfortunately, Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson is saving his energy and his surgically repaired knee for Sunday, as he continues to chase down Eric Dickerson’s single season rushing record, only 294 yards shy with 2 [...]
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: One game, three buzzer-beaters

Getting to be present for one buzzer-beater in your life time, at any level, is rare. But imagine to be there to witness three in one game, or to be playing in it for that matter. But people at one Montana high school game saw it actually happen. There was Charlie Obermiller’s 3-pointer at the [...]
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

James Harrison wants you to know that he is gunning for knees, not heads

When the NFL started to really crackdown on helmet to helmet hits, or hits to the head in general, Pittsburgh Steelers lineback James Harrison received a lot of scrutiny. Just ask Colt McCoy. Of course, Colt doesn’t remember much. But Harrison is trying hard to change his ways, and if you ask him, he as. [...]
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders to experiment with a new punter

And by punter, we mean arm-punter. The Oakland Raiders are so bad, that they are willing to give Terrelle Pryor “meaningful” snaps. When the 2012 season began, who would have thought that Pryor would be in a better position for taking snaps in Week 15 than Tim Tebow? But by every indication from the Raiders’ [...]
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Durant topped off the tree

Kevin Durante was in the Christmas spirit last night, as he went “treetop” when he was fouled last night going to the basket. Checkout the Oklahoma City Thunder star toss the ball at the top of the backboard to make his shot It wasn’t enough, as the Timberwolves snapped the 12-game win streak for the [...]
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Felix Hernandez is rocking a neck tattoo

When Seattle Mariners star pitcher Felix Hernandez takes the mound in the Spring, he will not only be staring down the batters, but also revealing his new tattoo up  close and personal. Hernandez recently obtained some new ink on the side of his neck and it is the Tribal Aries. For you uninformed (including myself), [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Happy Hour – NFL Playoff Picture

Just two weeks are left in the 2012 NFL season, and plenty is still undecided. Homefield advantage throughout the playoffs has yet to be clinched in either conference, the NFC has six teams battling for three playoff spots, while in the AFC, three teams are fighting for two spots. The picture should become a little [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss
GRIP IT AND RIP IT

John Daly launches alcoholic beverage

Available only in California and Arizona at this point, John Daly has launched his own line of booze-infused beverages in the spirit of Arnold Palmer drinks.

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December 20, 2012  |  14 Comments

Former Olympian became a Vegas escort

Talk about a fall from grace. Former US Olympian, Suzy Favor Hamilton, reportedly admitted to a secret life of a Las Vegas escort for the past year. She was even working as late as December 5th, and the only person in her circle that was aware of it was her husband. This all according to [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Kris Jenkins says what we already knew about Mark Sanchez

Not like this wasn’t readily apparent to just about anyone who watched Jets games over the past four years, but now former players are adding fuel to the Sanchize fire. Former Jets’ lineman Kris Jenkins was on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” program recently, and said that he believes Sanchez has continually fallen farther down the [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine will destroy you 1-on-1

The White Mamba has a challenge, are you read to accept? The former Boston Celtics forward who is now a broadcaster with Comcast SportsNet New England, is sick and tired of hearing fans dog his talent, and that of other players who sit at the end of an NBA bench. While speaking on ESPN Chicago radio, [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

WWE And Oversaturation

A very long time ago myself and my younger sister happened upon professional wrestling on a Sunday morning in the late 80′s. We sorta liked it, so we planned to watch it again next week. This happened a few times, and somewhere in there I was scalded by my mother most accidentally and left upon [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

RGIII fined for postgame attire

He pushed the limits of the league, and now the league has struck back at Robert Griffin III, by fining him $10,000 for improper attire at a postgame press conference. Prior to the start of the NFL season, the Washington Redskins rookie signed an endorsement deal with addidas. He has become the face of addidas, [...]
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Fifth-grader starts for Florida high school

His father might be the coach, but that doesn’t take away from how good Julian Newman is, nor does it take away from him being deserving of a spot on Downey Christian’s basketball team. Young Julian is only in fifth grade, and started for his father’s team against Crooms Academy. The 4 feet 5 inches [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Get ready to fall in love with Kirk Cousins

It is possible that Kirk Cousins is going to be the most popular backup quarterback of all-time, and he won’t even be threatening the job of the guy starting in front of him with the Washington Redskins. Of course, there is the possibility that the team could opt to trade him in the offseason in [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

This week in “As The Jets Fly”, Vick will sign, if given lots of money

That’s right folks, soon to be former Philadelphia Eagle Mike Vick will have no problem signing with the New York/New Jersey Football Jets for the 2013-2014 season. But, there is one giant caveat: He wants to be paid more than current backup (and burgeoning male model) Mark Sanchez, and was the clear starter. To call [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Pat Kelsey latest coach to speak on tragedy

Sometimes, you only get one shot. You got one opportunity to express what needs to be said. People always tell that when you get that chance, you maximize it and use it well, because you never know if you would be able to get that chance again. Winthrop men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey is one [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan suspends three players – none of them are named Denard Robinson

The University of Michigan has suspended three players from the Outback Bowl due to violation of team rules. Those suspended are cornerback J.T. Floyd, punter Will Hagerup and linebacker Brandin Hawthorne. We don’t know what their violation was, but we do know that another player on the team’s roster plead guilty to driving with a suspended [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Alfred Morris was attacked by a raccoon

I now have a connection with Washington Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris that I never knew about until now – the raccoon’s in Boca Raton, FL. Before working where I do now, and being a part-time blogger, I used to work in a facility across the street from the Florida Atlantic campus. Each morning, [...]
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss
NEVER FORGET

Jerseys honor Sandy Hook victims

The Providence Friars wore jerseys to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre and blocked off 26 seats in their arena to further pay respects.

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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz visits Sandy Hook victim’s family

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz wore Jack Pinto’s name on his cleats and dedicated his play to the memory of six-year-old who was one of the many children to lose their life at Sandy Hook elementary last week. Cruz was moved to tears when had learned that Pinto was one of his biggest [...]
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Powerball as stadium leverage

I always dreamed about winning the lottery, wondering what one would do with the huge windfall that comes with netting such winnings. One of them is the idea of investing it on infrastructure, particularly for sports.  In particular, using it to help facilitate building a larger field, as the main national stadium for soccer seats [...]
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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