Archive for August, 2013

Johnny Manziel | XL Sports Blog

A Promising Future To Be Dimmed?

Posted on 06. Aug, 2013 by .

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Things were looking bright for Johnny Manziel. With a Heisman Trophy under his belt, this Texas A&M sophmore and quarterback seemed to have a promising football career in his future. His name and fame have already become a lucrative commodity. Unfortunately, the prospects of the young football player have recently dimmed due to the investigation […]

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Alex Rodriguez | XL Sports Blog

What’s In Store For The Yankees With Alex Rodriguez Out?

Posted on 06. Aug, 2013 by .

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The Major League Baseball (MLB) star Alex Rodriguez has had a career of ups and downs since signing on with the Majors. From his record breaking performances, multi-million dollar contracts, and public admittance of steroid use, Rodriguez has become a fan favorite as well as highly looked down on. He was scouted at a young […]

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X Games | XL Sports Blog

The X Games Has Changed Sport As We Know It

Posted on 05. Aug, 2013 by .

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One of the seminal moments in modern sporting events happened in 1995. It was the year of the first X Games. The events featured at the games were extreme, fringe sports that had become popular in the previous decade. Young athletes were trying to find a place for themselves, and venues in which to perform […]

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Things Of Note For The FIFA World Cup 2014

Posted on 05. Aug, 2013 by .

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For the first time since 1950, Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup. World Cup 2014 promises to beintriguing to the max, as there are many talented players and teams participating.  Let’s take a look at some of the most compelling storylines you’ll see next year. As the only five-time World Cup winner, host Brazil […]

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