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UFC 101: Redemption

Rob @ August 8, 2009 # No Comment Yet

UFC 101: Redemption is appropriately titled.  The headline fights that feature the big UFC stars BBL (Before Brock Lesnar) like Forrest Griffin and B.J. Penn, both who lost their last fights and looking to prove that they are not on the back end of their careers.

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Urban Meyer paid to stay

Rob @ August 4, 2009 # One Comment

Urban Meyer, coach for the University of Florida football team, which has won two national championships in three years, got a pay raise.  Meyer’s set to make an additional $750,000 a year, bringing his annual paycheck to some $4 million, which makes him the highest paid coach in the South Eastern Conference.  He’s only a […]

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Michael Vick: The diamond in a beach filled with rhinestones

Rob @ July 22, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Michael Vick was convicted of federal dog fighting charges two years ago.  After that, his career came to a screeching halt, and his endorsements evaporated like 200-proof alcohol.  The NFL Commissioner laid down the law and suspended Michael Vick indefinitely, and PETA has moved its sadistic cult in ways to prevent Vick from doing anything […]

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Tiger’s not doing grrrrrreat

Rob @ July 19, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Tiger Woods was a name that evoked images of gold and glitter.  He was a force stronger than a hurricane, capable of knocking down an entire field of play.  He had the precision of a Navy SEAL with a sniper rifle that shot golf balls into the cup with uncanny accuracy. Then Tiger Woods succumbed […]

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Spur gets cold feet at eleventh hour

Rob @ July 17, 2009 # One Comment

Richard Jefferson cancelled his wedding in the most bizarre of ways.   In the past, couples usually dissolved prior to becoming engaged, but sometimes it doesn’t work out and they break things off before the wedding.  Most couples, not even famous celebrities and athletes like Richard Jefferson, won’t wait until two hours before the deed […]

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Absurdity of collusion in baseball

Rob @ July 15, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Last winter, the free agent market for Major League Baseball experienced one of the rarest situations since the free agency came about.  In years past, bidding wars between teams filled the free agency period, with teams spending big bucks to get the hottest players available and fill their rosters with talent that held the potential […]

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Lance Armstrong faces the fining French

Rob @ July 7, 2009 # No Comment Yet

In yet another story about the French and how much they really don’t like an American cycling circles around the inept Frenchmen, they have moved from attacks on Armstrong’s credibility to attacks on his wallet. But just like their ability to wage war, the French don’t seem to be able to figure out how to […]

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A Titan has fallen

Rob @ July 5, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Once upon a time, there was a team from Houston called the Oilers.  They had some history in the city, and as it always has been in Texas, football is a way of life.  That way of life seemed to be less than what the franchise wanted, and they packed their bags and went northeast […]

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U.S. soccer makes history by beating Spain

Rob @ June 27, 2009 # No Comment Yet

U.S. sports have primarily been our powerful baseball, basketball and football leagues.  Even though soccer is the world’s sport, played by more people in the world and by more people in the United States than any other sport, historically, the United States has a long history of failure in the world of FIFA (the International […]

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Women’s tennis now for the warthog reborn

Rob @ June 24, 2009 # One Comment

Anyone that has watched the Wimbledon this year will notice a few things.  One, there are a few unexpected names that made the list and are doing well.  The Williams’ sisters are still in it with no expected upsets…yet.  The women seem to get pretty tired in longer sets, seemingly unconditioned for the longer matches. […]

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