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Jul 14

MLB’s Franchise Four

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Some of the best to ever play the game joined the festivities for the 86th Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. I think it was a nice touch to add interest to a game a lot of folks have stopped watching with any real kind of interest. I …

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May 28

Pace Of Play Rules And The Future Of Baseball

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Major League Baseball implements new Pace of Play Rules for the upcoming 2015 season. The new rules were created in hopes to speed up the pace of the game. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred commented in an ESPN article, “These changes represent a step forward in our efforts to streamline the pace of play. The most …

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Dec 08

Paul MacLean fired by Ottawa Senators for things that aren’t his fault

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Paul MacLean has been fired by the Ottawa Senators after four seasons, two of which were playoff years and two of which were frustrating messes thanks to jettisoned talent, average goaltending and penny pinching ownership.* So if it sounds like we’re saying “don’t blame Paul MacLean for the Ottawa Senators’ problems,” that’s because that’s what …

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Aug 10

Will Manziel Lead the Browns to the Promised Land?

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Cleveland fans are some of the most loyal and also some of the most long-suffering. How long has it been since we’ve  had a franchise quarterback? Brian Sipe?  And now we have a rookie quarterback saying he wants to lead the team to the Superbowl. He isn’t lacking in swagger, but does he have the …

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Jul 18

Congrats. You’ve ended the lives of 298 people who had nothing to do with your stupid cause.

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I would like to use this blog entry to congratulate the pro-Russia separatists who accidentally killed 298 people yesterday. Mazel-fucking-tov. You did it. Single-handedly, you did it. By (oops) accidentally firing a n SA-series missile at a passenger jet, as opposed to a military aircraft, you ended the lives of adults and children who had …

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Jun 28

Puck Daddy: Winners and Losers of the 2014 NHL Draft

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PHILADELPHIA – The 2014 NHL Draft ended with a whimper, as trade activity involving roster players was handcuffed once again by the salary cap. The James Neal trade between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators was the lone blockbuster; the biggest other news was made over what didn’t happen.* Here’s a look at some of …

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Feb 10

2014 Season Preview: No. 16 Marcos Ambrose

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Welcome to From the Marbles’ 2014 season previews. Here’s how we think the Chase will shake out in this first year of 16 drivers and eliminations. Will we be right? Unlikely, but it’s fun to think about our soothsaying possibilities until the green flag waves for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23. Driver: Marcos Ambrose …

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Dec 17

NASCAR releases rule changes for 2014, including increased spoiler height

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NASCAR announced rule changes for 2014 on Tuesday, including an increased rear spoiler height and no front ride height measurements pre and post-race. The sanctioning body held a test last week to try out four configurations, including one with an approximate 100 horsepower reduction. However, horsepower will not be reduced next season. The spoiler adjustment …

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Jun 15

Puck Daddy: Sidney Crosby wins most outstanding player, second Ted Lindsay Award

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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins won the 2012-13 Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually to the ?Most Outstanding Player? in the NHL, as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA. Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, right wing Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and right wing Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning were …

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May 19

Indiana pulls together at home, downs the Knicks to move onto the Eastern Conference

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The New York Knicks, once thought of as the top threat in the East to defeat the mighty Miami Heat, are out of the playoffs. And they have one of their own to blame, following Saturday’s 106-99 Indiana Pacers win and series conquest in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Lance Stephenson grew up in Brooklyn hating …

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