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2014 Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix Podcast: August 29, 2014

Source: David Banks/Getty Images North America Below is a podcast with me discussing daily fantasy strategy for the day. It’s only about 12 minutes long. I discuss why you should stop paying attention to matchups when picking starting pitchers. I also discuss which teams are the best to use for stacking hitters from the same lineup. You can also find the podcast on iTunes by searching...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

World Class Badass Survives Shark Attack, Stitches Up Own Leg And Immediately Goes For A Beer

This is a pretty wild story about James Grant, a doctor from New Zealand who stitched up his own leg after fighting off a shark while fishing this weekend. Not only did Grant swim to shore and patch up his own wounds, but he also followed that up by immediately heading to the nearest pub for a beer. Because nothing says “I could really go for a drink right now” like fending...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic rowing champion Tom James retires, won pair of gold medals

Olympic champion Tom James is retiring from rowing to pursue a career as a business consultant. The 29-year-old Briton won gold medals in the men's four at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and at the 2012 London Games during his 10 years in the senior squad. He was also in the British four that set a world best time in Lucerne last year. James says "I feel very, very lucky. London...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

USA's Henrik Rummel Rowed with a Big Ole Bulge

USA's Henrik Rummel. Tight pants. Is that an oar in your pants or are you just happy to see us? Why not click the Google +1 & the retweet buttons? **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Knapkova wins single sculls gold

Miroslava Knapkova of the Czech Republic powered to gold with a dominant victory in the women's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta on Saturday, adding to the world title she won last year. Knapkova outclassed her rivals to win by two lengths in a time of 7 minutes, 54.37 seconds. Fie Udby Erichsen of Denmark took a surprise silver and Kim Crow of Australia won the bronze...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Knapkova wins Olympic gold in women's single

Miroslava Knapkova of the Czech Republic powered to gold with a dominant victory in the women's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta on Saturday, adding to the world title she won last year. Knapkova outclassed her rivals to win by two lengths in a time of 7 minutes, 54.37 seconds. Fie Udby Erichsen of Denmark took a surprise silver and Kim Crow of Australia won the bronze...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain wins gold in men's four

Britain successfully defended its Olympic rowing title in the men's four by beating big rival Australia to gold at Dorney Lake on Saturday. The crew of Alex Gregory, Pete Reed, Tom James, Andrew Triggs Hodge secured Britain's fourth straight Olympic victory in the event in dominant fashion, leading from start to finish, to cross in 6 minutes 3.97 seconds. Australia was a...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Drysdale wins gold in single sculls

Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand won the gold medal in men's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta Friday, completing the resume of one of the sport's leading names. The five-time world champion held off rival Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic to win in 6 minutes, 57.82 seconds. Synek was a half-length behind for silver, and Alan Campbell surged late to take bronze, Britain...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain wins women's double sculls

British rower Katherine Grainger captured Olympic gold in her fourth attempt Friday, winning the women's double sculls with Anna Watkins at Dorney Lake. The favored British crew won by more than a length and a half in 6 minutes, 55.82 seconds. Australia won silver and Poland took bronze. Grainger sobbed after winning silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2008 Beijing Games...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Drysdale of NZealand wins gold in single sculls

Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand won the gold medal in men's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta, completing the resume of one of the sport's leading names. The five-time world champion held off longtime rival Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic to win in a time of 6 minutes, 57.82 seconds. Synek was a half-length behind for the silver, and Alan Campbell of Britain took...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain wins Olympic gold in women's double sculls

British rower Katherine Grainger captured Olympic gold in her fourth attempt Friday, winning the women's double sculls with Anna Watkins at Dorney Lake. The favored British crew won by more than a length in 6 minutes, 55.82 seconds. Australia won silver and Poland took bronze. Grainger sobbed after winning silver in the quadruple sculls at the 2008 Beijing Games, the third...
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August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Susan Francia USA Olympic Rowing Team Has A Gold-Medal Bod!

The USA Olympic Rowing Team has won the gold in the 2012 London Olympics—and it couldn’t have hurt to have an Amazon like Susan Francia on the team. This 6’2″ giantess is proud of... [[ Read More ]]
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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Rower arrested for vandalism

Following a poor team showing, Australian rower Joshua Booth, believed to have been drinking, was taken into police custody after he allegedly vandalized a storefront. 

Via The Victory Formation
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympics Photo of the Day: The U.S. Rowing Team

U.S. rowers Mary Whipple, Caryn Davies, Caroline Lind, Eleanor Logan, Meghan Musnicki, Taylor Ritzel, Esther Lofgren, Zsuzsanna Francia and Erin...
Via Athlon Sports
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

New Zealand wins first 2012 gold

Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan of New Zealand added Olympic gold to their two world titles by winning the men's double sculls at Dorney Lake on Thursday. Cohen and Sullivan, who broke the Olympic-best time in the heats, won in 6 minutes, 31.67 seconds. Italy was a half length behind in second place out in Lane 6 and Slovenia took the bronze. It was New Zealand's first...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

NZealand wins Olympic gold in men's double sculls

Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan of New Zealand added Olympic gold to their two world titles by winning the men's double sculls at Dorney Lake on Thursday. Cohen and Sullivan, who broke the Olympic-best time in the heats, won in 6 minutes, 31.67 seconds. Italy was a half length behind in second place out in Lane 6 and Slovenia took the bronze. It was New Zealand's first...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

London Hot Olympian of the Morning: USA's Sara Hendershot

To honor the London Games and the athletes participating in them, The Slanch Report will be bringing you THRICE DAILY a Hot Olympian of the Day. Each day we will bring you three (likely unknown-to-you) Olympians who, while maybe not quite worthy of a place on the medal stand, certainly are worth being placed on a pedestal for us to enjoy. Celebrate them all on the Hot Olympians...
Via The Slanch Report
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

U.S rower dreaming of gold-medal defense in London

As an 11-year veteran of U.S. rowing, coxswain Mary Whipple has seen plenty of talented women's eight crews in her time. She's been the driving force behind five world champion boats and was part of the lineup that won the Olympic title in Beijing in 2008, ending a 24-year wait for the gold. Still, Whipple believes the crew at the London Games could top them all. '...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Susan Francia Hot Chick of the Day (Pictures)

Today's hot chick is Susan Francia.  Susan is a female Olympic athlete on the USA rowing team. She is hoping to grab another gold medal after getting one is 2008.  We wish her the best of luck and hope she stays hot like always.  Pictures below. More hot female athletes. Check out our Home Page for...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ritzel devastated about Aurora shooting

American rower Taylor Ritzel says she is devastated by the tragedy in her hometown of Aurora in which 12 people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater. Ritzel, who is competing in the women's eight at the London Olympics, told the Associated Press in a statement she has the victims and their families in her thoughts. Ritzel says: ''I grew up...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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