Tuesday, 30 September 2008

The 100 Greatest Football (Soccer) Videos

Weve stayed away from the better-known classics and included something thats guaranteed to have something new for everyone.

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ESPN - Oklahoma takes top spot in AP poll

The Sooners sit atop the AP Top 25 on Sunday after the first upset-filled weekend of the season gave the media poll a powerful shake.

Alabama was both a mover and a shaker, as the Crimson Tide rose to No. 2 after a surprising 41-30 pounding of Georgia.


Sooners grab No. 1 in poll after stunning weekend

Oklahoma, where the No. 1 ranking rests again.

The Sooners sit atop the AP Top 25 on Sunday after the first upset-filled weekend of the season gave the media poll a powerful shake. Alabama was both a mover and a shaker, as the Crimson Tide rose to No. 2 after a surprising 41-30 pounding of Georgia...

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Monday, 29 September 2008

Racing Selector Product Sheet

Racing Selector is a horse racing picks service covering the UK horse racing market.


Brewers Oust Mets in Wild-Card Race

The Milwaukee Brewers earned the National League wild card
spot after beating the Chicago Cubs, 3-1.

The Mets lost to
Florida, 4-2, in the final regular-season game scheduled at
Shea Stadium.

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Call it a comeback: Michigan beats Wisconsin 27-25

Michigan celebrated its 500th game at the Big House with the first big win of the Rich Rodriguez-era.

The Wolverines rallied from a 19-point halftime deficit, and when Wisconsins Allan Evridge misfired on a 2-point conversion pass with 13 seconds left, Michigan had sealed a 27-25 victory over the ninth-ranked Badgers on Saturday...

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Zorn, Redskins take down Cowboys

New Washington Redskins coach Jim Zorn was looking for something to help him build up a healthy dose of hate for the Dallas Cowboys.

Turns out, he kinds of likes playing his teams archival. Jason Campbell threw two touchdown passes and Clinton Portis ran for 141 yards, leading the Redskins to a 26-24 victory Sunday.


Wrigley Throws A Curve In Cubs Sale

At issue is not whether the Cubs will remain at the beloved, 94-year-old ballpark, but how much it will cost to preserve and enhance Wrigley.

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How Do 88 QBs Stack Up�Against�08 Counterparts?

Ive never been a great fan of comparing eras while were in the midst of a season, but it took an e-mail from a British connoisseur of American football, Simon Veness, to give me some serious thoughts about the standard of quarterbacking these days.

He called it the near barrel-scraping state. I always hear extreme views such as these...

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Sunday, 28 September 2008

Man steals Dodger uniform, poses for pics on field

The 47-year-old Higgins was arrested Wednesday morning after a security guard found him walking on the field in a Dodgers uniform and holding a glove with two balls...

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Landis Turns To Courts On Doping Decision

Suspended cyclist Floyd Landis has taken the unusual step of challenging his doping conviction, stepping outside the anti-doping adjudication system to try to prove in a U.S. court that his case was not fairly heard by a sports arbitration panel.

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Saturday, 27 September 2008

Is Chipper a Faker?

Phillies, dont pop the corks just yet.

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Cedrick Benson Will Not Be Charged In Alcohol Arrests

Former Chicago Bears running back Cedric Bensonwill not face charges over his two alcohol-related arrests in theAustin area.


Disney World to Open Massive 100 Lane Bowling Alley

One of the countrys largest bowling alleys will be built at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on the grounds of Walt Disney World Resort, executives said at a business briefing Wednesday.

The 100-lane bowling center represents a bid for Disney to capture a largely ignored and potentially gigantic piece of the sports tourism market.


Ambassador Street Skate Plaza Grand Opening

Paul Rodriguez and Daewon Song will be coming out to LAs first street skate plaza as part of the Ambassador Series.

The opening date is September 27th 2008. I cant think of many better ways to celebrate a new skate plaza than this: a DVS team demo, amateur best trick comp, and a meet-and-greet with Daewon Song and Paul Rodriguez.

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Cuban In Chicago Today To Meet With Cubs Ownership

As you read this, Mark Cuban will be in Chicago, doing his thing one more time for the purchase.

People may have thought the brash and eager Cuban was out of the running, but thats not so.

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Friday, 26 September 2008

1 USC knocked off by Oregon State BCS Shakeup Immanent

It was 21-0 at one point, USC leaves door open for Georgia and Oklahoma/

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The Betting Machine Reviewed

An auto money-making machine - Huzzah!.

The Betting Machine is a staking calculator that automatically imports tips provided by the systems author Benjamin.

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N.F.L. Athletes to Leave Their Brains to Concussion Study

N.F.L. players are lionized every Sunday for giving their bodies to the sport.

Now, some retired players are planning to literally give their brains to a new center at Boston Universitys School of Medicine devoted to studying the long-term effects of concussions.

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Girlfriend Murders Brazil Soccer Player Thiago Da Silva

After threatening to break up with her, Thiago da Silvas girlfriend contracted some assassins to kill him.

If you are famous, dont break up with a Brazilian girl!


Grid Girls - Engines arent the only things hot in racing!

Cool collection of Grid Girls and Pit Girl pictures from car races around the world.

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2008 Worlds Fastest Bicycle 82.33 mph!

Sam Whittingham 2008 Worlds Fastest Bicycle 82.33 mph!

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Thursday, 25 September 2008

The Most Notable Firsts in Sports

3 - Roger Bannister (1954) - Approximately 3,000 spectators witnessed Bannister becoming the first man in recorded history to run the mile in under four minutes during a meet between British AAA and Oxford University at Iffley Road Track in Oxford....


Two balls, one strike, and hes OUT!



Phillies/Braves Conspiracy Leaked

Sources have confirmed this week that a secret agreement was indeed forged between the two teams at the start of 2008.

The underground alliance was supposed to go undetected all year but an unforeseen security leak led to an investigation that uncovered ellaborate details of a Philadelpia/Atlanta consipiracy.


Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Goodbye Yankee Stadium

A panoramic view of Yankee Stadium on the night of the last game.

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In Rodgers, Packers may have their own version of Romo

It has been written and said many times already that Aaron Rodgers play at quarterback means the Green Bay Packers did the right thing this summer in their dealings with Brett Favre.

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ESPN - Former NBA Ref Donaghys prison term begins

Tim Donaghy is to report to prison Tuesday in Florida, but many of the issues he raised about the culture of the NBAs officiating remain unresolved.

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Spain knock US out of Davis Cup

Spains Rafael Nadal beat Andy Roddick in straight sets to put defending champions the United States out of this years Davis Cup.Nadals 6-4 6-0 6-4 win gave Spain an unassailable 3-1 lead in the tie, taking them through to the final where they will face Argentina or Russia.

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Betting Profits Formula

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Betting Profits Formula is a 194-page course split into 6 modules that aims to give you a complete run-down of the strategies, systems and techniques of a professional gambler.

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Will The Chicago Cubs Sale Crash With The Market?

Baseball has largely been recession-proof, but you have to wonder whether it will feel any sort of dent from the events of the past week.

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Monday, 22 September 2008

The 10 Biggest Choke Jobs in Sports History

Everyone loves a good comeback story ... but what about the other end of it? These are the teams and athletes that had the game, the series, the championship in their grasp and blew it -- the 10 biggest choke jobs in sports history

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Dolphins Hand Patriots First Regular-Season Loss Since 06

Ronnie Brown ran for four touchdowns and threw for another as the Miami Dolphins stunned the New England Patriots, 38-13, on Sunday.

It was the Patriots first regular-season loss since the 2006 season.


Russian Spiderman *La Parkour*

Starts a little slow....For those who stick it out, Prepare for a great Free Running Vid

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Yankee Captain Derek Jeter Says Goodbye to Yankee Stadium

Just driving in, I think it really starts to hit you, Jeter said.

This is the last time Im driving to Yankee Stadium to play a game.


U.S. takes back the Ryder Cup First Since 1999

Led by a brash kid from LA, a country boy from Floridas Panhandle and two native sons, the United States beat Europe on Sunday to win golfs greatest team prize for the first time since the Miracle at Brookline� in 1999.

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Sunday, 21 September 2008

Cubs clinch 2nd straight NL Central title

CHICAGO - The Cubbies are in.

Now, how far can they go? The Chicago Cubs clinched their second straight NL Central title Saturday, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 behind Ted Lillys seven innings at rocking Wrigley Field.

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Mavs owner Cuban uses blog to show inflammatory e-mai

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says forward Josh Howard realizes his comments about the national anthem were wrong and the player has apologized.


Yankees Add Security to Stop Fans From Taking Apart Stadium

After a game last month, a husky man clutched a large framed poster of Mariano Rivera as he boarded a subway outside Yankee Stadium.

Grinning, he proclaimed that he had ripped the frame off a wall at the Stadium and had evaded security guards. He said he could not wait to tell his children what he had done.


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High School Football Player Continues Game With Broken Neck

A Superior, Nebraska High School athlete is thankful to be alive today. 18 year old Spencer Trapp broke his neck while playing football last Friday night.


Saturday, 20 September 2008

Warehouse Worker Beats Lebron James (VID)

David Kalb, a warehouse worker from La Habra, California, won a contest to compete against Lebron James in a game of H-O-R-S-E.

Using some bizarre trick shots and benefiting from some lucky misses by Lebron, Kalb managed to win.


Everybody Was Kung-Fu Skating: Zoo Yorks China Tour

The Zoo Crew hits the streets of Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

Skating by Zered Bassett, Brandon Westgate, Anthony Shetler, Matt Miller and Donny Barley. Some of these grinds are jaw droppingly awesome.

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Friday, 19 September 2008

NFLs Worst-Ever Blown Calls

Ed Hochulis premature whistle last Sunday probably cost the Chargers a win over the Broncos, but it wasnt the worst call ever.

Onion Sports runs down some of the worst officiating the NFL has ever seen

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Todays Picks nfl handicapping

Todays Picks is a sports handicapping service that covers American Sports (NFL, College Football, NBA, College Basketball, MLB).

They offer a variety of packages across multiple price points.


20 More of Footballs Worst Ever Jerseys

Yesterdays article got such a good response that I had to follow it up with this article 20 More of Footballs Worst Ever Jerseys.

Because of the vast amount of terribly awful football shirts out there I found it easy to add another 20. There are some that didnt make it on to the last list by a whisker, and others that have been suggested to me.

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Thursday, 18 September 2008


Fans scatter as a bat belonging to Florida Marlins John Baker flies into the stands during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami.

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Football Supertips Product Review

Whats Asian Handicap?.

To quote Football Supertips, otherwise known as the Guerilla Betting System, is a soccer betting system betting on the Asian Handicaps.


Phoenix Police Officer Dies In Charity Boxing Match

As the fight went on, it looked like he was just getting bounced around, Roberts says, recalling that Scott was knocked down at least once in the second round.

By the third round, his head was snapping back with the punches thrown by the firefighter, who still hasnt been named. He was taking a pretty sustained beating.

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Parachutist Survives Fall, Gets Pacemaker for Pain

Adam Hammond, a former U.S.

Army parachutist, had logged more than 1,000 jumps. But his most recent jump, and perhaps his last, was just for fun. Unfortunately the chute malfunctioned, and Hammond slammed into the ground at 45 mph.

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LeBron James on Branding

The future of branding (and to a lesser extent, basketball) rests in the hands of the worlds best basketball player and his 26-year-old best friend.

Now all they have to do is put down the videogame controllers.


Deadspin Commenters: Its Always Nice To Win Something

The Bleacher Reports Sarah Horne has pulled together a list of the Top Sports Websites For Sports Trolls where troll is defined as a malicious malcontent who roams the internet and does drive-by comments, argues with no logic, and hurls insults out of jealousy or stupidity.

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