Category Archive: General Sports

Oct 20

Jeff Pearlman: The Triumphant Return of Ski Cap McFuck ?

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About a month ago, shortly after we moved out here to California, I wrote of Ski Cap McFuck, the asswipe from my gym. Well, tonight he returned. I know … I know—it’s generally not OK to photograph folks at the gym. I get it. I get it. But the world is filled with exceptions, and …

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Oct 07

Power Rankings: It’s Joey Logano and then everyone else

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Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it’s the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com. 1. Joey Logano (LW: 2): Logano would be leading the standings …

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Aug 07

The Sports Bank.net: 2014-15 Manchester United Season Preview

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Just nine more days until the Premier League season kicks off! We’ll soon find out if Louis van Gaal is truly leading a revolution at Old Trafford.This is a critical season for Manchester United. After finishing 7th in the league during the 2013-14 campaign, this year will either see the club settle into mid-table or …

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Aug 07

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Fans of college football were in shock when they found out former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen died in a car crash. Now after almost a month and a half, details are starting to emerge from that forgettable night. According to Al.com, the driver of the car was legally drunk as well as Lutzenkirchen at the …

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Jul 16

Rumors & Rants: MLB and Fox give no All-Star Game tribute to Tony Gwynn

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Just a month ago the sports world stopped in its tracks*and paid tribute to a great man who left us far too soon. San Diego Padres Hall of Famer*Tony Gwynn lost a courageous battle with cancer on June 16 at the age of 54, and almost exactly a month later, Major League Baseball failed to …

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Jul 14

The Houston Rockets have badly whiffed on the offseason. So far.

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If Houston Rockets fans don’t think of what could have been, then they should be just fine. That takes a special kind of mind-warp, though. That’s some sort of cognitive dissonance at its absolute finest. For a while there, it appeared as if the Houston Rockets were well on their way toward fielding a starting …

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Jul 14

Phil Mickelson once drank a $40,000 bottle of wine out of the Claret Jug

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Phil Mickelson has been known to do some crazy things after a win. Well during his British open press conference today, Mickelson revealed what he did to celebrate last year’s win. Mickelson told reporters that after last year’s win, a friend dumped a $40,000 bottle of Romanee-Conti and he drank it out of the Claret …

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Jul 08

The Sports Bank.net: Manchester United kit deal: Adidas replacing Nike

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It was previously thought that Manchester United were close to agreeing on a major deal with German sportswear manufacturers Adidas. The agreement to manufacture the Manchester United kit was potentially a world record £60 million per year. The Daily Mail said on May 7th*that Adidas is “in pole position to clinch a world record kit …

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Jul 01

The Sports Bank.net: Wayne Rooney openly cheering for USA in World Cup

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The face of England’s national team, and their most popular club team, Manchester United, voiced his support for the United States on Twitter today. Wayne Rooney expressed his U.S.A. cheerleading through his official Twitter page shortly after the U.S. kicked off their knockout round game versus Belgium: Have to admit I’m a USA fan today …

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Jun 27

USA Loses to Germany, Advances

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A funny quote from a member of SJ…”Just like youth sports that don’t keep track of score. Move on to next round.” Well maybe it’s not that simplistic.  But for all intention purposes, this game played out pretty much like everyone expected.  No one expected the US to come out blazing, and most people I …

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