Category Archive: General Sports

Jul 19

Ezekiel Elliott has the top-selling jersey since April

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In late April, Ezekiel Elliott showed up for the draft wearing half of a dress shirt. Since then, the full-length version of his football shirt has sold better than any other through the NFL’s online shopping portal. Via Randall Liu, the NFL’s director of NFC Football Communications, Elliott has the No. 1 jersey at NFLShop.com …

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Jul 07

The Sports Bank.net: Michigan State Football: Preseason Publications are Bullish

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Mark Dantonio has definitely changed the culture of Michigan State football, but is it here to stay? Last year had that kind of “it’s now or never” feel to it because the 2015 Spartans were led by a group of very talented seniors having their last hurrah. It did bring about another milestone for the …

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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History

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1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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Mar 18

10 Friday Questions 3/18

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1. What is one thing you find yourself complaining about the most? 2. What was the last thing you ate for dinner? 3. Describe your favorite tshirt: 4. How many trips a week do you make to the grocery store? 5. Got any vacations planned for this year? If so where? 6. If you could …

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Mar 01

Sports Clubs_ The SJ Guide to Finding Sponsorship

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Need money for your sports group? Stressed about how to pay the bills? Here are some ideas to get sponsorship. My kids played in travel leagues, both in soccer and fast pitch and this can get expensive. The costs add up quick, and it can sometimes be a burden to the family. Sponsorship is a …

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Feb 18

How the Daytona 500 qualifying races will work

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Welcome to the first Duel qualifying races with NASCAR’s new charter system. How different are things for the races with NASCAR’s new ownership structure? Let’s explain it for you: • There are 44 cars racing for 40 spots in the Daytona 500. With a 43-car field, only one driver would miss …

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Feb 14

The Sports Bank.net: Tottenham Hotspur Wembley Stadium plan update

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Tottenham Hotspur unveiled their full stadium scheme, with new graphics, artist renderings and videos*in the summer. They’re planning to move into their newly built stadium by*August of 2018. In the meantime, they’ll need a temporary home for 2017-18. Wembley Stadium in London is what Spurs are seeking. Previously, according to The Independent, the Premier League …

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Feb 14

Quick takeaways from the Sprint Unlimited

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• Dale Earnhardt Jr. was caught up in Brian Vickers’ crash in the first segment and the whole right side of Junior’s car was torn off. But instead of packing it up and heading back to the garage because it wasn’t a points paying event, the No. 88 team fixed up the car and Junior …

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Jan 13

Tony Stewart says he’s heading back to dirt racing after retiring

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Tony Stewart has an idea of what his post-Sprint Cup retirement plans are going to be. The three-time champion is retiring following the 2016 season and is at the Chili Bowl Nationals this week. The Chili Bowl is an indoor dirt track race in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I plan on running a lot of dirt races …

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Jan 13

The Sports Bank.net: Rams moving to L.A. Chargers

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#NFLtoLA was top five trending nationally Tuesday night as the NFL approved the move of the St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles, and gave the San Diego Chargers the option to follow suit. You’re probably old enough to remember one of those teams being in L.A. and then moving out. (the Rams) If you’re too …

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