Archive for June, 2013

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Who is #1?

Posted on 28. Jun, 2013 by .

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With the 2013 NBA Draft happening tonight it is the first time in almost a decade when experts and fans alike cannot seem to determine whom the #1 overall selection will be.  In fact, many believe that there are as many as 6 players who could be the top pick which is currently owned by […]

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Hernandez Arrested, Released by Patriots

Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by .

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After what has been nothing short of a series of bizarre events, former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested this morning and charged with murder in the case of 27-year old Odin Lloyd.  Lloyd’s body was found less than a mile from Hernandez’s home approximately 2 weeks ago and since then a media frenzy […]

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Clippers Get Their Coach

Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by .

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After a week and a half of speculation and rumors the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics have finally reached a deal that will make former Celtics coach Doc Rivers the man calling the shots for “Lob City” next season.  In exchange for trading their coach the Celtics acquired the Clippers 2015 first round draft […]

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Second time Is Just as Sweet

Posted on 26. Jun, 2013 by .

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What is the greatest phrase in team sports?  Game 7.  We were lucky enough to experience this rare sports commodity in the 2013 NBA Finals, which pinned the San Antonio Spurs against the Miami Heat.  With the series repeatedly going back and forth and both teams exchanging victories and losses the momentum had swung back […]

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NBA Finals Profile: Danny Green

Posted on 20. Jun, 2013 by .

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Entering the 2013 NBA Finals, fans knew about each team’s “Big Three”, with San Antonio’s aging trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili facing off against Miami’s Lebron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. However, most casual basketball fans probably didn’t know much about Spurs shooting guard Danny Green. He’s changed that in […]

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Rising Star Leading the Orioles

Posted on 20. Jun, 2013 by .

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Despite earning their first playoff berth since 1997 a season ago, the Baltimore Orioles entered the 2013 season without a lot of fanfare. The Yankees and Red Sox always dominate talk in the division, the Rays have turned into a consistent contender, and the Blue Jays made headlines with several massive trades. However, the Orioles […]

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Tide Turns in the West

Posted on 19. Jun, 2013 by .

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The Golden States Warriors and division favorites are not often synonymous, but it appears as though management has built a foundation that will allow the pieces they’ve acquired to flourish for years to come. It began two years ago when Marc Jackson was hired as the head coach, and almost immediately he instilled new life […]

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The 2013 NBA Finals

Posted on 18. Jun, 2013 by .

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Every June, the top team from both the Eastern and Western NBA conference match up in the NBA Finals to determine who will win the NBA championship.  This year, the NBA Finals appear to be about as competitive as they will get as the top seed from each conference advanced all the way to the […]

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Summer Sports For Summer Fun

Posted on 17. Jun, 2013 by .

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Summer is far more than just bikini season. Summer is also a great time for all sports, and thankfully there are tons of summer sports to choose from. Your preferred summer sporting activities may or may not require some special equipment if you wish to play. For example, rackets will be for lawn tennis or […]

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The Latest News On The NFL Upcoming Season

Posted on 14. Jun, 2013 by .

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As fans eagerly await the NFL upcoming season, there is plenty of off season news and rumors to keep up with. Players are being signed to teams, causing a lot of excitement and anticipation in cities across the country. The new season is sure to have many highlights. Tim Tebow signed a two year contract […]

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