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Apr 23

TROY: UFC: Jon Jones Winning Fights is Best for Business

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None of my casual MMA fan-friends know who Glover Teixeira is. They do, however, know who Jon Jones is, whether it’s from word of mouth or they’ve watched a UFC pay-per-view with me that featured the man himself.*It was almost the same last July, when we gathered to watch Chris Weidman challenge Anderson Silva. They …

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Apr 23

The Sports Bank.net: Kentucky big man Dakari Johnson returning to school

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Freshman center Dakari Johnson will return to the Kentucky for the 2014-15 season. “After looking at the information provided to me by Coach Cal and the NBA committee, my family and I made the decision for me to return to UK for my sophomore year,” Dakari Johnson said. “Returning to school allows me to build …

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Apr 19

Raiders plan to cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him

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One way or another, Terrelle Pryor will no longer be an Oakland Raider by the close of business Monday. That’s the word from Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, who reports that the Raiders will cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him before then. That’s not a big surprise; it had already been clear …

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Apr 14

The Sports Bank.net: Man United transfer rumors: Rio Ferdinand, Antonio Valencia

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“Hopefully still playing – I want to continue playing,” Ferdinand told BT Sport when questioned on his future. “I’m enjoying my football and my legs haven’t given way yet. “I want to continue – whether that be at*Manchester United*or somewhere else, depending what the club want to do. Time will tell, we’ll have to wait …

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Apr 12

Rashad Evans Thinks Jon Jones is Going to Knock out Glover Teixeira at UFC 172

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Although former UFC Light Heavyweight champ Rashad Evans is in Istanbul to corner his friend and training partner Tyrone Spong during the Glory 15 tournament, he still found the time to discuss the UFC 172 main event between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira. Evans, a former training partner of Jones’ at Jackson’s MMA, believes that …

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Apr 09

The Sports Bank.net: Sharknado 2 to feature New York Mets home of Citi Field

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You heard that “Sharknado 2? is coming out. You may have heard that Sharknado 2 is set in New York City and that it has the most unoriginal subtitle in history. Yes, it’s “Sharknado 2: the second one,” that’s honestly what the project is named. Today, we learned that the campy, so-bad-that-it’s-good film’s sequel will …

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Apr 01

Tiger Woods withdraws from Masters

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Tiger Woods’ career-long pursuit of Jack Nicklaus has been delayed yet again. Woods announced that he will miss the Masters after undergoing back surgery for a pinched nerve. It’s yet another reminder that, for all of Woods’ accumulated talent and drive, he’s getting to the point that injuries have become more than just a temporary …

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Apr 01

The Sports Bank.net: Amy Robach takes over Good Morning America

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Gorgeous ABC talking head Amy Robach takes over Good Morning America. The smoking hot 41-year-old co-host is the lead on GMA now that Josh Elliott has left to take a job with NBC Sports. Amy Robach was a 4th runner up in the Miss Georgia pageant in 1994. She graduated from the University of Georgia …

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Mar 27

The Sports Bank.net: Sir Alex Ferguson was furious at David Moyes for staff changes

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Man U. supporters have now turned some of their angst at MUFC icon Sir Alex Ferguson. And it’s easy to understand why as Fergie himself appointed David Moyes “the chosen one” as that controversial banner at Old Trafford says. Red Devils fans have been angry at the seemingly-in-over-his-head-Moyes for quite some time, but now there’s …

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Mar 24

Even with 10th-place finish at Fontana, Carl Edwards is the newest leader atop Sprint Cup standings

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Carl Edwards has been on an uphill climb all season. Sunday, he hit the top of the mountain. With plenty of others also vying for the same spot, now the question is how long he’ll stay there. After starting off the season with his worst showing thus far in 2014, 17th place in the Daytona …

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