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Posted by Nirek On Oct - 24 - 2014 7 COMMENTS
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What kind of example is being set at colleges where athletes are given a degree without having to actually go to class and study and learn like the non athletes do?

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 11 - 2014 39 COMMENTS

Goodell stated, “These women are trying to corner me in a tight space, deliver a knockout blow to my head then drag me out of the NFL. It’s an outrage! I’m not resigning because their claims aren’t true, I don’t tolerate violence against women…really wish I could pound that into their heads.”

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 23 - 2014 23 COMMENTS
softball coaches

In the cases where “Tea Party Republican” softball parents get what they want but their daughter’s lack of skills lead to losses, they console their daughters that they did everything right and someone else is to blame (Obama?).

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 28 - 2014 58 COMMENTS
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Some possible team names that have been floated by Donald Sterling and Cliven Bundy for their new racist basketball league include, “The Charleston Chattel”, “The Houston Butlers” and “The Tennessee Involuntaries”.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 22 - 2013 19 COMMENTS
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It’s that time of year, when the media provides wall to wall coverage of our favorite kinds of celebrities…murderers. Remember the hit(job)s of previous years and their stars, such as Casey Anthony starring in “Whatever Happened to Baby Caylee”, Drew Peterson in “The Usual Suspect” and of course O.J. Simpson in “Liar, Liar”?

Posted by Haruko Haruhara On Oct - 15 - 2011 10 COMMENTS
New Zealand WCUP Rugby World Cup Argentina

The biggest sporting event in the world is probably the Olympics. The next biggest is the FIFA World Cup. The next biggest is something I bet most of you have never heard of. The Rugby World Cup. It is watched by a billion people worldwide. The Rugby World Cup has […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Sep - 28 - 2011 3 COMMENTS
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Machismo (definition from Merriam-Websters) ma·chis·mo noun \mä-ˈchēz-(ˌ)mō, mə-, -ˈkēz-, -ˈkiz-, -ˈchiz-\ (1st) Definition of MACHISMO 1: a strong sense of masculine pride : an exaggerated masculinity Very rarely can one issue be almost completely described by one word in the English language. However when it comes to male dominated sports, […]

Categories: News & Politics, Sports
Posted by Haruko Haruhara On May - 29 - 2011 9 COMMENTS
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Someone is going to win their first Stanley Cup in at least 39 years.   The NHL got lucky … AGAIN. The Vancouver Canucks are playing the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals beginning Wednesday. This is great for the NHL. A big hockey-crazy market in Boston which hasn’t […]

Categories: Sports
Posted by whatsthatsound On May - 28 - 2011 50 COMMENTS
Dirk Lebron faceoff

This year’s NBA Finals match-up has enough back stories to fill out a season of The Sopranos. It has the potential to be one of the most exciting American professional sports events of the last ten years. Gone from this year’s finals are the old, reliable Lakers and Celtics. They […]

Posted by ADONAI On May - 5 - 2011 5 COMMENTS

“When the World is at Peace, a gentleman keeps his Sword by his side.” ~ Wu Tsu   Welcome to the first in a series of articles about the history of martial arts. Each post will cover a different “style” of martial arts from all over the world. Trace it’s […]

Posted by Haruko Haruhara On Apr - 14 - 2011 12 COMMENTS
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After an investigation and prosecution lasting more than 5 years, the Justice Department finally got a conviction in the case against Barry Bonds — for obstruction of justice, a minor felony. By some accounts, the federal government spent more than $5 million prosecuting this case and in the end, Bonds […]

Posted by ADONAI On Mar - 31 - 2011 12 COMMENTS

There’s no drama like wrestling. ~Andy Kaufman   I have been a fan, to varying degrees, of professional wrestling since I was 5 years old. My aunt was the one who really got me into it around age 7 or 8. She was still in high school at the time […]

Posted by Haruko Haruhara On Feb - 19 - 2011 21 COMMENTS
Canadian fans, World Baseball Classic

Since Pepe embarrassed the hell out of me the other day, I’m embarrassing him back! Sometimes people wonder how I know so much about American sports. Well, I can’t go into detail, but as part of my work, I have to be knowledgeable about American sports, even though we mostly […]

Categories: Sports
Posted by whatsthatsound On Nov - 26 - 2010 179 COMMENTS
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My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair! – Percy Bysshe Shelley Am I the only one that’s not crazy here? – Kanye West, November 23rd, Bowery Ballroom In the solipsistic universe that Kanye West inhabits (in which he is Kanye West, and […]

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