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3-star Florida DE Jason Mercier names Rutgers in his top 6

Atlantic (Boynton Beach, Fla.) three-star defensive end Jason Mercier has name Rutgers in his top six list of schools, which also includes Pitt, Maryland, N.C. State, UNC and Colorado State. Atlantic (Boynton Beach, Fla.) three-star defensive end Jason Mercier has name Rutgers in his top six list of schools, which also includes Pitt, Maryland...
Via NJ.com
20 days ago

‘The Becker Wrecker’

Former Razorback great Peter Doohan passed away over the weekend at the age of 56. A six-time All-American at Arkansas and the 1982 NCAA doubles champion, 35 years later, Doohan’s collegiate title remains as the lone tennis National Championship in Razorback history. Doohan will be remembered for more than just his collegiate heroics. In 1987, he was responsible for one of the...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
23 days ago

Former Australian tennis pro Peter Doohan dead at 56

SYDNEY (AP) — Former tennis professional Peter Doohan, whose best-known victory was over Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, has died aged 56, Tennis Australia said in a statement on Saturday. Doohan was diagnosed nine weeks ago with a particularly aggressive form of motor neurone disease. On July 1, the Australian celebrated the 30th anniversary of his victory over Becker in the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
27 days ago

Daniel Negreanu Reminds Everyone Why He’s A Poker Legend

Most people will break a sweat betting for a few bucks with their buds. Their voice cracks, you can hear the hesitation or their tense quiver. So what do you do when there are thousands, upon thousands of dollars on the table? If you’re Daniel Negreanu, you use every ounce of your cunning to take the hand. The poker legend has hauled in over $33 million in winnings plying his trade...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 12, 2017

Golden Nuggets: Rivals Profiles Several Cal Football Players

Demetris Robertson, Cameron Goode, and Patrick Mekari are the ones linked here. Plus, more awards for Andrew Vaughn. Greetings from Norway! A big thanks to Leland for filling in for me. I have a busy day ahead, but luckily it seems like there’s only a few links to share with you all right now. Football Looks like Rivals is doing a series of articles about key players for Cal...
Via California Golden Blogs
July 09, 2017

The week in Wisconsin Badgers men’s hockey

The Badgers get a new associate head coach and a new team joins the Big Ten. It was a busy week in the world of Wisconsin Badgers men’s hockey. Let’s take a look at some of the big stories in the week that was. Mark Strobel named associate head coach After the departure of former associate head coach Don Granato, head coach Tony Granato wasted little time filling the void...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
July 03, 2017

Boris Becker’s terrible week just got a lot worse

The hits just keep coming for Boris Becker. The tennis ace’s Maserati was towed from outside a private club in London Monday — days after he was declared bankrupt. Cops ticketed Becker’s Porsche Panamera, too, which, like the Mas, he’d parked illegally, the Daily Mail reports. The three-time Wimbledon champ will have to fork over...
Via New York Post
June 27, 2017

How playboy tennis legend Boris Becker lost it all

Now the man once known as “Boom Boom” for his ferocious serve has gone from boom boom to bust.
Via New York Post
June 21, 2017

Six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British judge

Tennis legend Boris Becker had sought a one-month extension at the hearing, but judge calls him a man "with his head in the sand."                
Via Indiana State - Official Site
June 21, 2017

Tennis legend Boris Becker not happy to be declared bankrupt

LONDON — Boris Becker was declared bankrupt by a British court on Wednesday after the former tennis player failed to pay a long-standing debt. A lawyer for the six-time Grand Slam champion pleaded with a Bankruptcy Court registrar in London for a last chance to pay a debt that Becker has owed to private bankers...
Via New York Post
June 21, 2017

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

LONDON (AP) — Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a British court after he failed to pay a long-standing debt. A lawyer for the six-time Grand Slam champion pleaded with a Bankruptcy Court registrar in London for a last chance to pay a debt that Becker has owed private bankers Arbuthnot Latham & Co. since 2015. The registrar, Christine Derrett, said there was a lack...
Via MyNorthwest.com
June 20, 2017

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

Golden Nuggets: Features on Tre Watson, Beau Baldwin

More reports from the Olympic Sports as well as several are getting to the home stretch of their seasons. Plenty of articles about the Men’s Basketball team, but they’re all about that one story you already know about, so... Football Tre Watson is set to be the star running back of Cal this season. Tre Watson wasted no time correcting a reporter who asked this week if the...
Via California Golden Blogs
April 15, 2017

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

Golden Nuggets: Donors upset with Cal Athletics?

An ominous article from the SF Chronicle. Plus, the Daily Cal checks in on Baseball and Softball after their respective good and bad sweeps. Men’s Basketball Columnists Matier and Ross of the San Francisco Chronicle posted this yesterday - “Some of Cal’s biggest donors are furious at basketball hire.” Golden Nuggets is just supposed to be a news dump and I won’t mess...
Via California Golden Blogs
April 04, 2017

Golden Nuggets: Softball Sweeps the Cardinal!

Bad news from Baseball and Men’s Basketball though. Softball SWEEP! Cal takes all 3 from rival Stanford at Levine-Fricke field. Saturday’s game was a tight 1-0 affair. Sunday saw both teams hit a grand slam but it was Annie Aldrete’s midway through the game that gave Cal a lead they would not relinquish. Finally, on Monday the Bears win was never in doubt (although Furd...
Via California Golden Blogs
March 28, 2017

Game 42: Wolves vs. Spurs Preview

Turn that frown upside down Karl, the third quarter is coming. Wolves at Spurs7:30 pm CSTFS North Uh-oh, game 42 of the season means it is officially the third quarter of the Wolves season! Look out Greg Popovich, the Wolves historically dominate the third quarter. Over the past three seasons, the Wolves have made an about face come game 42 of the season. Game 42 of 2015-16:...
Via Canis Hoopus
January 17, 2017

REPORT: Cal LT Aaron Cochran returning for senior season

Potential good news! Cal is losing at least two offensive linemen from their 2016 squad. Senior left guard Chris Borrayo and right tackle Steven Moore have used up all their eligibility. So Cal will have to rely at least on two new faces next year. One name that was circulated as another potential departure was tackle Aaron Cochran. Cochran was rumored to potentially be graduating...
Via California Golden Blogs
December 22, 2016

Phil Ivey loses battle with casino, ordered to pay back millions in baccarat winnings

10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Ivey and his associate Cheung Yin Sun have been ordered by a federal judge to return $10.1 million in winnings to the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, two years after the Borgata sued the pair for allegedly cheating.The ruling was especially controversial, as Ivey and Sun claimed that they simply used observation and...
Via FOX Sports
December 19, 2016

Phil Ivey loses battle with casino, ordered to pay back millions in baccarat winnings

10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Ivey and his associate Cheung Yin Sun have been ordered by a federal judge to return $10.1 million in winnings to the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, two years after the Borgata sued the pair for allegedly cheating.The ruling was especially controversial, as Ivey and Sun claimed that they simply used observation and...
Via FOX Sports
December 19, 2016

Cal football fans, would you buy or renew 2017 season tickets?

Go Bears! Put yourself in the mindset of a Cal season ticket holder. If the status quo holds, would you renew or buy tickets for 2017, choose to stay home, or do what? Nam Le: Listen, man. I don't buy the tickets or spend my money supporting this team because I expect them to win. Don't get me wrong or anything. Winning is fantastic, and winning is the goal, but my support for...
Via California Golden Blogs
November 23, 2016

Golden Blogs Pick-Em Week 12: Big Week including The Big Game

The Big Game is here! Who has Cal? There’s also “big games” happening, including one between the first place teams in the North and South. Our insight awaits! As the season is winding down and finals are just around the corner... Big Game Week is here! Tomorrow we will be heading to Memorial Stadium looking for a big time upset of the Stanford Cardinal. There’s also multiple...
Via California Golden Blogs
November 18, 2016

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
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