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California Cruisin’

California Cruisin’

On Saturday evening in Baltimore, California Chrome moved one step closer to doing something that hasn’t occurred since 1978 when Affirmed was the last Philly to win the elusive Triple Crown in horse racing. California Chrome on top of winning the Preakness at Pimlico on Saturday had something more meaningful happen this morning by being given permission to wear a […]

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Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything

August 14 will probably be a scorching hot day in this country but won’t otherwise mean much to most people. It’s not a holiday and it falls on a Thursday, but for the people of Disney it might as well be a holiday because that’s the day the SEC and ESPN will unveil a brand new sports network that is […]

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Normalcy

Normalcy

The Winter Olympics have released us from their grip and we can resume our normal, real-time evenings without fear for spoilers. For the past two weeks NBC busted out its wall-to-wall coverage of all things Sochi and with it put the rest of the networks into sleep mode. The NHL was on hiatus so their players could fly to Russia […]

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Bears “Steel” Sunday Night

Bears “Steel” Sunday Night

It appears that the Chicago Bears are trying to own the NFC North without the traditional threat of collapse.  On Sunday night they absolutely demolished Pittsburgh 40-23 and in doing so scored three different ways.  The defense pulled their now-standard one-two combination punch with a Major Wright pick six and a Julius Pepper scoop-and-score.  The offense did their part with two rushing scores to start the game […]

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Champions Take Pitch

Champions Take Pitch

Today marks the start of the longest running playoff format in the history of human history. Over the next eight months, the UEFA Champions League will whittle 32 soccer club teams down to two finalist who’ll settle things on May 24th on the pitch in Lisbon, Portugal. Today is the opening set of matches that will take place throughout Europe. These matches take place mid-week so that they don’t […]

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Soccer Kicks Off

Soccer Kicks Off

Another marathon season commenced on Saturday with the return of European football across that continent. The typically crazed love affair with the sport has fans in an uproar over everything from coaching changes to off-season player transfers to players still rumored to be transferred before the window closes.  Vast sums are at stake, and each move is scrutinized by every denizen of every pub in […]

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Bruins Bring Madness to a Halt

Bruins Bring Madness to a Halt

The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have now traded games in which the other team should’ve won. In Game 1 superstar David Krejčí had two assists and gave his team a 2-0 advantage. That lead evolved into an eventual 3-1 lead with less than 14 minutes to go in the game. The Bruins offense was clicking and the Blackhawks had […]

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NFL unveils upcoming schedule for all 32 teams tonight

NFL Schedule Release Tonight

The NFL makes a spectacle of just about anything nowadays and if reports are true we could see regional combines in anticipation of the national combine in Indianapolis. While that’s just speculation at this time, there is another media event tonight.  The networks’ NFL season schedule will be released for airing in primetime on the NFL Network.  While the matchups are determined through a series […]

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Has had a tremendous season thus far (9-0-3, !.46, .943)

BlackHawks Roll On, Leaving Detroit’s Wheels Spinning

With Sunday afternoon’s close shave that took over two hours in Detroit, the Chicago BlackHawks have practically assured themselves of the best record in hockey for this shortened season. With 2:02 remaining in regulation, Patrick Kane scored on a powerplay by roofing a shot past Jimmy Howard to force the game into OT where Kaner’d eventually end it with a clever shootout goal.  Corey Crawford […]

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Will be quite the foe for Chicago this weekend

Hawks open at Champs on National Stage

On Saturday the NHL reopens for business and the Chicago Blackhawks will be highlighted on NBC as they go up against the defending Stanley Cup Champions. This game is loaded with stars, the biggest of whom is Jonathan Quick who was lights out in the playoffs last year as he dispatched the top 3 seeds in the Western Conference before […]

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