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The Coming Basketball Bonanza: NBA Playoffs | XLSportsBlog.com

The Coming Basketball Bonanza: NBA Playoffs

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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Just as March Madness is ending, basketball fans do not have to wait long for the next awesome sporting event. In April, the NBA will begin its own playoff tourney. This year will prove to be another exiting conclusion to an already eventful season. There are still a handful of season games yet to be […]

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The New York Football Giants | XLSportsBlog.com

The New York Football Giants

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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The New York Giants have long held the title as being one of the strongest teams in the National Football League (NFL). However, the last two years have seen the Giants out of the playoffs altogether. Last year was a maddening year for Giants fans, as the team dropped their first six games before rallying […]

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Get Ready for the Excitement of the 2014 World Cup | XLSportsBlog.com

Get Ready for the Excitement of the 2014 World Cup

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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Football fans around the world are gearing up for the soon to be under way 2014 World Cup. Held this year in Brazil, this international tournament for men’s football teams from around the globe is raising much excitement and anticipation. The tournament has not been held in South America since 1978, when Argentina beat the […]

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The Utah Jazz will Bounce Back in 2015 | XLSportsBlog.com

The Utah Jazz will Bounce Back in 2015

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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The Utah Jazz is one of the most proud franchises in the NBA. With only a small handful of losing seasons in the past 30+ seasons, Jazz fans may have a hard time swallowing the performance of the team during the current season. Presently sitting at 22-43, and at the bottom of the Western Conference, […]

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The Top 4 Dodgers of All Time | XLSportsBlog.com

The Top 4 Dodgers of All Time

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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When picking the top four Dodgers players of all-time, there will undoubtedly be some big names left off the list. As one of the most tradition-laden franchises, the team has boasted many of the biggest names in Major League Baseball (MLB) history since their inception in 1884. First playing on the east coast in Brooklyn, […]

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Three of the Most Famous Athletes of All Time | XLSportsBlog.com

Three of the Most Famous Athletes of All Time

Posted on 12. Feb, 2014 by .

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To be considered one of the most famous athletes, an individual must achieve feats that are so monumental it is hard to convince others doing the same. It requires lots of hard work and tremendous dedication to be a part of this small and distinguished club. Michael Jordan Michael Jordan is considered by many to […]

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The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History | XLSportsBlog.com

The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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Kevin Ware One of the more gruesome recent sports injuries took place during an attempt by Kevin Ware to block a three-point shot by Tyler Thornton in an Elite Eight match against Duke’s Blue Devils on March 31, 2013. Ware landed awkwardly on his right leg, shattering his tibia and suffering a compound fracture requiring […]

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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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