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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
3 days ago

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

Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  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."                

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
3 days ago

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago

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
27 days ago  |  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

Cal Football Evans Hall Stats: Week 8 v. USC

Once full on Roast Duck we shall make haste unto the city of Troy. Let’s hope this time it won’t take us 40 years to win at the Colosseum. When Cal was up by 20 in half-time some Cal sports bloggers started revelling in some gloating that needed to be done after losing to Oregon for 8 years in a row. i'm surfing eat24 for duck dishes if you'd like to know my relative confidence...
Via California Golden Blogs
October 27, 2016

Golden Blogs Pick-em Week 0: Cal opens up in Australia

Our staff picks Cal vs. Hawaii using Vegas odds. College Football season is finally back! Well, if you want to be technical, the season “really” starts in a week. But of course there’s one FBS game taking place a week early, and it involves our Bears! Hopefully this isn’t news to anyone, but Cal is in Australia this week to take on Hawai’i. It’s been mentioned before...
Via California Golden Blogs
August 26, 2016

Be Like Tom Vu

For the unfortunate few that did not have the pleasure of experiencing Tom Vu in the late 80’s, you truly missed out. His infomercials were the best thing on late night television, which prompted In Living Color, Saturday Night Live, and Family Guy to all pay homage to him. 
Via Razzball Football
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Cal vs. Texas roundtable: Feelings on the Longhorns rematch?

What are your feelings about the Texas game? What are you hoping for from the Bears against the Longhorns? LeonPowe: This one I'm completely unsure about. Last season was the narrowest of narrow escapes and that was with the #1 pick at QB. Coin flip? Avinash: What to make of Texas. They look like they'll be a complete mess offensively (no quaterback of note yet, new offensive coordinator...
Via California Golden Blogs
August 17, 2016

Cal Football Fall Camp Practice #6: Speed is Fun

Faster, faster, faster! No frills. Let's delve right into Saturday practice. Rob's Practice Notebook: With the departure of both Carlos Strickland and Austin Aaron, the depth chart will need some reshuffling. Thankfully for the Bears, the staff has gotten great depth and talent at the WR position. Its now a matter of who steps up and plays. The first big play of the day was...
Via California Golden Blogs
August 07, 2016

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...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
June 24, 2016  |  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
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