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Unsatisfied: Owner Brad Daugherty wants more from team

When AJ Allmendinger won a race and made the Chase for the Sprint Cup last year in his first full season with JTG Daugherty Racing, team co-owner Brad Daugherty was happy to have a driver reach Victory Lane and NASCAR's playoff for the first time in the organization's history. Of course, happiness is one thing. Satisfaction is another. It seems that Daugherty -- a former standout...
Via FOX Sports
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: JTG Daugherty Looking to Expand on 2014 Success

Following a season that saw them as part of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, JTG Daugherty is looking to expand on that success in 2015. An important piece of being able to have success is having dedicated partners, which is something that Geschickter was proud to mention during the media tour. “We have a new shiny three year relationship with the Clorox company,” team co-owner Tad...
Via On Pit Road
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Pepperdine hoops coach Marty Wilson signs contract extension

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) Pepperdine men's basketball coach Marty Wilson has signed a five-year contract extension that will take him through the 2020-21 season. The Waves were 18-14 overall last season, finishing fourth in the West Coast Conference with a 10-8 record. They played in the CBI tournament, their first postseason appearance since 2002. Wilson has a 55-67 record in four years...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pepperdine coach Marty Wilson signs 5-year contract extension

  Pepperdine men's basketball coach Marty Wilson has signed a five-year contract extension that will take him through the 2020-21 season. The Waves were 18-14 overall last season, finishing fourth in the West Coast Conference with a 10-8 record. They played in the CBI tournament, their first postseason appearance since 2002. Wilson has a 55-67 record in four years as coach. The Waves...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series of Poker win extends Phil Hellmuth's record

LAS VEGAS (AP) Poker star Phil Hellmuth says his latest World Series of Poker top finish extending his record wins among all-time card-playing greats is dedicated to his friend, the late Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg. Hellmuth won his 14th tournament bracelet early Tuesday, placing him four ahead of poker's other iconic winners Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and Phil Ivey...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series of Poker win extends Phil Hellmuth's record haul of titles

  Poker star Phil Hellmuth has again extended his World Series of Poker winning record among the card game's all-time greats and dedicated his latest victory to his friend, the late Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg. Hellmuth won his 14th tournament bracelet early Tuesday morning, placing him four ahead of poker's other iconic winners Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and Phil Ivey...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Boris Becker lives at Wimbledon, plans to seek British citizenship

  Boris Becker says he enjoys living in Wimbledon so much that he's going to apply for British citizenship at some point in the future. Interviewed on BBC television, the German six-time Grand Slam champion said Wednesday that he and his family ''love Wimbledon a lot; people treat us with respect.'' He described the west London district and home of the tennis championships as his...
Via AP on Fox
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF vet Michael Graves dealing with the pressure of UFC debut well

LAS VEGAS --- Most UFC fans likely last saw American Top Team welterweight Michael Graves coming from behind in one of the most shocking and dramatic finishes in TUF history. We caught up with the 24 year-old a few days before his first official UFC fight, on the TUF Finale card in Las Vegas on Sunday, and he sincerely seemed fine with all the hoopla of International Fight Week and...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Hellmuth knocked out of World Series of Poker, 237 left

LAS VEGAS (AP) Poker pro Phil Hellmuth's chances at a second World Series of Poker championship have been vanquished as the field in the No-limit Texas Hold `em main event has shrunk to 237 players from nearly 1,200 on Friday evening. The field started with 6,420 players each putting $10,000 on the line. Hellmuth went all-in Saturday with a pair of queens against fellow poker icon...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series of Poker main event closing in on final table

  The latest from the World Series of Poker main event championship: 6:30 p.m. PT The field of would-be World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em champions is down to 15 players. Hall of Famer and fan favorite Daniel Negreanu is still in the running with the eighth largest stack of chips. Negreanu's luck got the best of David Peters. The 56-year-old attorney from San Diego...
Via AP on Fox
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Last 9 set at World Series of Poker; finale eludes Negreanu

LAS VEGAS (AP) Six-time bracelet winner and poker pro Daniel Negreanu seemed headed for a fairy tale ending at the World Series of Poker, but the dream was crushed by the queen of hearts sending him to the sidelines in the chase for the $7.7 million top prize. Instead, nine other competitors will finish poker's richest tournament in November, including a 72-year-old former Hasbro...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Poker pro Antonio Esfandiari disqualified for peeing at table

Antonio Esfandiari has apologized for his actions after he was disqualified from the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event this week for relieving himself into a bottle at a table during the tournament. The three-time World Series of Poker bracelet-winner claims he couldn’t make it to the restroom due to the debilitating aftermath of trying to win a prop bet with amateur poker...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Making The List: William “Bill” Smith

There are many routes we could take this week for Making the List. But summer’s sweltering heat has me thinking of a pool, or more specifically, swimming. I previously mentioned two Great Buckeyes in the swimmers category, Yoshi Oyakawa, and legendary coach Mike Pepe. I do know that the Buckeyes had many great swimmers in their history, and I should acknowledge them, one which was...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Qui Nguyen wins WSOP Main Event for $8M payday

Former nail salon owner and failed professional baccarat player Qui Nguyen (Kwee Win) has won the World Series of Poker Main Event after the longest heads-up matchup in tournament history.The 39-year-old in a raccoon baseball cap took the top prize of $8,005,310 and the gold bracelet on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. He eliminated San Francisco poker pro Gordon Vayo (VAY-oh) on the...
Via FOX Sports
November 02, 2016

United passenger has made more than $200K playing professional poker

The man who was dragged off of an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday after refusing to give up his seat is apparently an accomplished poker player.David Dao, a 69-year-old doctor who has gone viral after his face was bloodied during a struggle with airport security, has participated in numerous World Series of Poker events and made $234,644 while playing professionally,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: 404: U2 Concert Review | Top Gun 2 | Roger Moore RIP

'80s News Now returns with a review of U2 at the Rose Bowl, some disturbing news about a op Gun sequel and the passing of screen legend Roger Moore.
Via YouTube
May 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Boris Becker appeals for help in finding five of his six Grand Slam trophies

Boris Becker is appealing for the public's help in finding five of his six Grand Slam trophies as he is "unable to recollect where they are located".
Via BBC Sport
January 24, 2018

Team owner Brad Daugherty joins SiriusXM NASCAR Radio lineup

New radio host had much to say Friday about escalating costs and if a spending cap should be instituted in the sport.
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

Pepperdine coach Marty Wilson won't return next season

Wilson has an 86-125 record in seven years at the helm. Wilson says he knows the ultimate goal is to win and since the Waves didn't consistently do that the responsibility lies with him. Wilson, a 1989 Pepperdine graduate, is in his 21st year with the Waves as an athlete and coach.
Via AP on Yahoo
11 days ago
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