Category Archive: General Sports

Feb 14

Quick takeaways from the Sprint Unlimited


• 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


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 Rams moving to L.A. Chargers


#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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Dec 14

Rumors & Rants: 2016 adidas MLS Player Combine: Five invitees with Indiana ties


Despite its reputation as a basketball state and not having a noteworthy professional-level soccer club until 2014, Indiana has long been a low-key hotbed for soccer talent (see Yeagley, Jerry). So, true to form, *The Hoosier State is once again lining up several potential contributions to the 2016 MLS SuperDraft class. On Friday, Major League …

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Dec 03

Vinnie Jones


Vinnie Jones is not only a well-known football player but also an infamous on screen presence from his many memorable appearances often as a brutish villain. That he is held in high regard in the footballing world is underlined by his being selected as an official ambassador for the Leeds United Foundation, a trust which …

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Oct 19

Belichick intimidates other coaches

New England Patriots v Indianapolis Colts

INDIANAPOLIS – In a league home to J.J. Watt, Ndamukong Suh and others capable of considerable violence, the most intimidating figure is a 63-year-old who likes to cut the sleeves off his sweatshirts, although not because of an over abundance of muscles. “Short arms,” Bill Belichick said of the fashion alteration.

Oct 09

Jeff Pearlman: The crazy Tea Party nuts do it again


Crazy people don’t know they’re crazy. See, that’s what makes them crazy. It’s an all-consuming lack of awareness; a belief that everything you do is righteous, and everyone someone else does is off. If you’re never wrong, you’re crazy. If everyone who disagrees with you is the enemy, you’re crazy. If your plant speaks to …

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Jul 01 Dbacks Rubby Tries To Turn His Fortunes vs Dodgers


The Dbacks took their first game of the series against the Dodgers last night. It was the first time in 8 contests that they defeated Los Angeles. Tonight they go for the series victory, their second of the season against the Dodgers. In order for that to happen, De La Rosa will need to avenge …

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Jun 10

USMNT beats #1 German Mens team 2-1 in Germany


The US Men’s Soccer Team continued its strong play coming off a 4-3 win over the Netherlands team, by defeating #1 world ranked and defending World Cup Champion German National Mens Team 2-1. World Cup Hero Mario Gotze got Germany on the board first with a goal in the 12th minute. The Us answered back …

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Jun 06

American Pharoah wins the Triple Crown


American Pharoah, the flashy colt with the smooth stride, won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, becoming the first Triple Crown winner in a generation and etching himself in the history books. Since 1978, when Affirmed swept the three races, 13 horses had won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. But none of them won the Belmont. …

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