Tag Archive: basketball

Jun 07

The Sports Bank.net: Cal Golden Bears good role model for Illini basketball

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Shortly after the Illini basketball team closed up shop for the season (It happened in the early going of their Big Ten Tournament first round destruction at the hands of Michigan’s 3/4 of a team) we juxtaposed Illinois to Maryland. It made sense at the time given that the Illini and the Terps had such …

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May 18

TROY: Detractors of Frankie Edgar, Why?

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Some dumbfuck from Bloody Elbow*dubbed Frankie Edgar a “point fighter extraordinaire”. Everybody has a right to an opinion, but some of that site’s writers must be terribly bored. On Saturday morning (here in the states), over in the Philippines, Edgar defeated Urijah Faber by unanimous decision, and it’s pretty damn clear he’ll take the winner …

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May 14

Who was this Reg?

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Who was this Reg? Why do I still mourn? Why are my emotions all over the place? Reg was a guy that I never met in person Yet he touch my heart in a special way Reg was a sport fanatic at its truest level No one loved his teams more than Reg did Yet …

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May 09

Austin Rivers goes from punchline to hero for the Clippers

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  LOS ANGELES — At the end of the finest performance of his professional career, the NBA’s most ridiculed player reveled in the sweet sound of something he hasn’t heard often the past few years. Applause. They stood and roared at Staples Center when Austin Rivers scored seven third-quarter points in two minutes to snuff …

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Apr 13

TROY: The Shills of the Garbage Supplement Company That is MusclePharm

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It’s unbelievably how far supplement companies (companies in general, but I’m going to bag on supplement companies in this post) go to avoid having any negative reviews toward their products. The supplement business in fitness is huge. I’m not going to crunch numbers, but the amount of money poured into things like vitamins, minerals, herbs, protein …

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Apr 11

The Sports Bank.net: Bobby Hurley leads list of 6 coaches who broke out this season

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A great coach has the ability to get the most out of their players. They will find a way to win the game even if the players aren’t at their best. It may take a few years, but great coaching talent will always be recognized.. While there are dozens of great up and coming coaches, …

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Apr 04

Breaking: Wisconsin beats Kentucky, ends their perfect season

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Sam Dekker hit a three over Willie Cauley-Stein with two minutes left to break a 60-all tie as the Wisconsin Badgers played the role of the ultimate spoiler, beating No. 1 and then-undefeated Kentucky, 71-64. Dekker was, again, terrific, finishing with 16 points after scoring 50 in the two games in Los Angeles last weekend. He …

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Mar 28

Jeff Pearlman: Macho Man

So this is sort of weird, but earlier today SI.com posted a profile of Randy (Macho Man) Savage by a writer named Justin Barrasso. And it was very well done, and is certainly worth your time. But as soon as I saw it I thought, “Um … what?” Because much of it concerns Savage’s early …

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Mar 28

NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

Hail to the Hawks: The Atlanta Hawks’ 99-86 win over the Miami Heat combined with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 106-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets to clinch the No. 1 seed for the Hawks (on 2 Chainz Night, no less!). The result has seemingly been a foregone conclusion since Atlanta took control of the conference several …

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Mar 24

No Guts, No Glory: Whatever happened to Cesaro’s big push WWE?

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I don’t really follow WWE as much as I use to due to the product being pushed towards the younger kids.*But because it is the go home show before Wrestlemania, I decided to tune in to watch and see what story will be told leading into Sunday night. I saw the usually stuff that […] …

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