Tag Archive: sports

Feb 17

The Sports Bank.net: NBA All-Star Weekend Needs to Finally Return to Chicago in 2018

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The NBA All-Star Game was inaugurated in 1951, but hasn’t been played in Chicago since 1988. The second city, as much of a hoops haven as any destination in America, has only hosted it twice (1973 was the other occasion).*The 2017 NBA All-Star weekend, commencing tonight with the Rising Stars Game, was originally awarded to …

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Feb 17

Tim Hardaway has answered his past homophobia with action, real remorse

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Tim Hardaway has attempted to make things right after his homophobic comments in 2007. (AP) Former Golden State and Warriors and Miami Heat point guard Tim Hardaway is best known for three things — his incredible crossover dribble, his status as a member of Run-TMC, and his homophobic remarks after ex-NBA center John Amaechi came …

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Feb 12

The Kings and Hawks really embraced the NBA’s friendly social media memo

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The Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks clearly took the NBA’s message to heart before Friday night’s matchup at the Golden 1 Center. The two teams engaged with each other throughout the game on Twitter. But there weren’t any mean jokes or rude comments. It was all very friendly and definitely not sarcastic. Tonight we welcome …

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Feb 12

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys Dak Prescott is much more than just a quarterback

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Dak Presott is not just the quarterback of America’s Team. He is evidence that the Dallas Cowboys are finally heading in the right direction. Dak Prescott is more than just the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys. The fourth round selection is proof that this legendary franchise is moving in the right direction. This genesis …

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Feb 06

Patriots Do it Again

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So, yeah, the Patriots scored 31 unanswered points. “It just was an avalanche,” quarterback Tom Brady said. Patriots 34. Falcons 28. “I want to say to our fans, our amazing coaching staff, our players, this is unequivocally the sweetest,” team owner Robert Kraft said. http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/…-of/ar-AAmEggX

Feb 03

BTB: 2017 BTB Mock Draft Challenge: Pre-Combine Edition

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Time for some mock draft fun. Submit your mock and have it voted on by your fellow BTB members. But wait, there are rules! For the seventh year in a row, BTB is hosting a Mock Draft Challenge in late January/early February. And if the previous six years have taught us anything, it’s that this …

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Jan 29

Are Patriots the greatest dynasty of them all?

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It’s almost inconceivable that the same franchise that endured the football equivalent of a nuclear winter during the days of Rod Rust and Dick MacPherson can claim the NFL’s historical high ground with a win in Super Bowl LI next Sunday. History is written by the victors, and the Patriots head to Houston to face …

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Jan 27

BTB: Cowboys News: Why Cowboys’ Super Bowl Window Will Remain Open For A Long Time

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Gil Brandt: Cowboys have one of NFL’s best Super Bowl windows; here’s why – SportsDayDFW Staff, Dallas Morning News Gil Brandt knows a thing or two about building a Super Bowl winning organization, and he likes the chances of his former organization adding to their championship pedigree over the next few years. In fact, Brandt …

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Jan 27

10 Friday Questions 1/27

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1. Where is your dream vacation destination? 2. Falcons or Patriots? 3. What would be the hardest thing for you to give up? 4. Do you like spicy food? What spicy dishes do you like? 5. Are you usually late, early or on time? 6. What was the last thing you ate? 7. Do you …

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Jan 22

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys Free Agency Options: Who to keep?

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With twenty-one free agents heading into 2017, the Dallas Cowboys have a lot of decisions to make as far as which known entities return to wear the Star. An article centered around free agency is not one that I wanted to write today. Today was*going*to be all about what the Dallas Cowboys need to do …

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