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Brad Daugherty is going to stick around ESPN as a basketball analyst

ESPN has re-signed Brad Daugherty, a former NBA All-Star and college basketball player, to serve as a basketball analyst covering both the NBA and college basketball beginning in November. Given his experience as an owner in the racing world, Daugherty served as an analyst for NASCAR on ESPN, appearing on programs such as NASCAR Countdown and NASCAR Now. ESPN now switches Daugherty...
Via Awful Announcing
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Daugherty to Remain with ESPN as NBA and College Basketball Analyst

Brad Daugherty, a former five-time NBA All-Star and college basketball standout, will serve as an NBA and college basketball analyst beginning in November. Daugherty will appear regularly on NBA Tonight, NBA Coast to Coast, SportsCenter and on additional news and information programming. He will also serve as an analyst for most games in ESPNU’s ACC Sunday night package, in addition...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Poker icon fires back at casinos who say he cheated to win $22 million

  Phil Ivey, a 10-time World Series of Poker winner, said he did not cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday that there is a difference between increasing one's odds and cheating. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the interview. "I'm viewing the casino...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Poker “November Nine” features Lowell native

(Photo/Joe Giron/WSOP) The 45th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship – commonly referred to as the Main Event – is down to its final nine players, including a Lowell, Massachusetts native. Billy Pappconstantinou, also known as Billy Pappas, will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on Monday, November 10 to fight for a WSOP gold...
Via Mill City Sports
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Poker player Phil Hellmuth is in a Carl’s Jr. ad

Has Carl’s Jr. / Hardee’s convinced you to buy a burger through their continuous use of sexual commercials? No? Well, maybe this ad with poker player Phil Hellmuth will do the trick. In what can only be described as an odd strategic reversal, the burger chain went from smoking ladies rubbing burgers all over their face to … a poker player most people have never heard of or...
Via Awful Advertisements
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Boris Becker brings nasty-looking 'tennis' elbow to US Open (PHOTOS)

Boris Becker showed up at a U.S. Open practice court with what appeared to be an extraordinarily nasty case of tennis elbow.The former number-one ranked tennis player, who won the Grand Slam event in 1989 and is at the tournament as Novak Djokovic's coach, was seen sporting the golf ball-sized bump on his left arm.But the former German star's injury might not be tennis related...
Via The Other Paper
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s Official…

#twolves release trade details in ad, guessing in both papers. This from today's early @PioneerPress Sunday edition pic.twitter.com/Y3P8MK7q7c — John Shipley (@johnDshipley) August 23, 2014
Via TWolves Blog
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A Stunned Connor Drinan Beat Daniel Negreanu to take $15 Million Dollars in the WSOP 2014 Big One for One Drop $1MM buy-in Tournament

Recall when Connor Drinan was eliminated in that WSOP 2014 Big One for One Drop $1 million buy-in tournament despite pocket Aces? Daniel Colman won $15M after defeating Daniel Negreanu. The latter had AA44 v a straight draw after the flop -- an 84% chance of winning. So...watch Colman's reaction to the turn.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

JTG Daugherty Racing makes second trip to Barium Springs Home for Children

JTG Daugherty Racing co-owner Tad Geschickter has always believed in having a close-knit NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing organization so much so that he refers to his team as family. Geschickter always tries to find ways to bring his race team closer together because sometimes the road can become tough traveling for 38 weekends out of a year.   At times it is easy to take each other...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

JTG Daugherty Racing welcomes Hungry Jack to the No 47 Chevy

JTG Daugherty Racing has some of the finest quality brands activating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the No. 47 Chevrolet SS team and are proud to announce the addition of Hungry Jack® pancake mixes and breakfast syrups, which are part of The J.M. Smucker Company. Hungry Jack offers a no frills, no fuss way to enjoy a hearty breakfast.   Hungry Jack will have prominent positioning...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace, Legendary Poker Champion Phil Hellmuth Tour DAYTONA Rising

NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace showed off a racing icon – Daytona International Speedway – to legendary poker champion Phil Hellmuth on Monday by giving the 13-time World Series of Poker champion a “hot lap” around the 2.5-mile tri-oval. Following the “hot lap,” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III gave both Wallace, who now serves as an analyst...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Ivey sued by casino for allegedly cheating house out of $9.6 million

Professional poker player Phil Ivey is being sued by an Atlantic City casino that alleges he cheated in order to win $9.6 million over the course of four baccarat sessions in 2012, the New Jersey Law Journal reports. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City has sued Ivey alleging that he read defects […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

From the Turf to the Table

How some athletes are getting their competitive fix off the field Considering that professional athletes have to stay as healthy as possible outside of training, it can be difficult for them to find fun activities that are both safe, and thrilling. Given their limitations, it’s not surprising that many are attracted to playing poker. The game is exciting, requires little physical...
Via Low Brow Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kim Kelly To Cycle Across Five Provinces For Cancer Society by   TheHockeyHouse

My name is Kim Kelly, and I would like to ask for your support today in my journey to Cross Provinces to Cross Out Cancer. On June 2, 2014 I will undertake a challenging personal adventure. I have committed to cycling by myself across 5 provinces from Burlington, Ontario to Charlottetown, PEI, all in ONE MONTH. My ride will take [...]
Via The Hockey House
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Year In Review: Tight Ends

It’s time to take a look back at was another amazing year of fantasy football. In this series each position will be broken down with some of the best and worst performers being highlighted. An MVP of each position will also be named with an overall fantasy football MVP being named at the conclusion of the series. With all of that being said let’s dive right in and get started...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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