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Football Star Who Had His Career Ruined By Marijuana Dies Young


By:  @johnrussell, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, one month ago

Rashaan Salaam, a former Heisman Trophy-winning running back, dies http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/18221607/former-heisman-trophy-winning-running-back-rashaan-salaam-died   3:14 PM CT Rashaan Salaam, a Heisman Trophy-winning former running back, has died, a family spokesperson said Tuesday. He was 42. Salaam was found dead Monday night in a park in Boulder, Colorado, where he had played for the University of Colorado. Authorities said... 
 
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The latest 2017 Mock Draft  has Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson projected to the San Francisco 49ers with the third overall pick behind only Alabama defensive end Jonathan Allen and Texas A M defensive end Myles Garrett. Blaine Gabbert is clearly not the answer http://www.clemsontigersfootballstore.com/marcus-edmond-jersey-c-43.html . Colin Kaepernick possesses the mobility Chip Kelly is looking for at quarterback, but his decision making and accuracy from the pocket remain average,... 
 
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Cubs Win World Series In Epic Game 7


By:  @john-russell, 3 months ago
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Latest By:  @nona62, 3 months ago

Believe it: Cubs win first World Series since 1908 in epic Game 7   Russell's grand slam Russell's grand slam MLB.com Scroll back up to restore default view. CLEVELAND – The Chicago Cubs won the World Series on Wednesday night. They won it in epic, incredible, unbelievable fashion. They won it with an extra-innings rally that followed an improbable home run that chased a grinding... 
 
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I n the fall of 2003, I came to New York City to seek my fortune. I ended up sleeping during most days and drinking most nights at a series of cheap and disgusting bars on Avenue A in the East Village. When I wasn’t drunk or hibernating—and occasionally then, too—I was thinking about the Chicago Cubs.   ~LINK~  
 
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Cub Nation Hoping For Ticket Punch To World Series Tonight


By:  @john-russell, 3 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 3 months ago

Thousands of Cubs fans mill outside Clark St. bars an hour before Game Six of NLCS Kevin Kaduk Verified account  ‏ @ KevinKaduk     15m 15 minutes ago The Clark Street bars are already a mob scene. #nlcs # cubs #dodgers  
 
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CUBS FANS PACK CLARK STREET BARS PRIOR TO 1ST WRIGLEY FIELD WORLD SERIES GAME IN 71 YEARS     If they win, it will be like Bourbon St. at Mardi Gras.       Rebekah Smith  ‏ bekahswa     47m     47 minutes ago Its like the world ended down here. Complete pandemonium. WorldSeries Wrigleyville   Bars in Wrigleyville charging $200 cover tonight. $300 Sat. I think I'll watch the gm in my LR.... 
 
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BASEBALL – Time to get excited again


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 4 months ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 3 months ago

BASEBALL – Time to get excited again When the Blue Jays came to Toronto, I was connected through Variety Club to the major brewery sponsor of the team, and was able to get season’s tickets to 4 seats in the new Skydome about 20 rows up behind home plate – absolutely perfect to view the whole field yet close enough to the real action. They were expensive so I shared them with 3 others, my brother and 2 other friends. We each took a quarter of the games, and then did some trades for... 
 
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"...the postseason pressure that they would face this year, which I think is going to be the greatest that any team has ever faced, because of the number of years since they last won the world series and how great they were during the regular season." Buster Olney , ESPN baseball expert   No Cub fan alive has ever heard their team referred to as the best in baseball , until this year.  I think Cub fans who watch a lot of games do believe the Cubs have the best team, but that is... 
 
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Mayville's David Johnson heckles Ryder Cup golfers, wins $100 bet by sinking putt


By:  @community, 4 months ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 4 months ago

CHASKA, Minn.—The best golfers in the world are at Hazeltine National Golf Club for the Ryder Cup this weekend but David Johnson of Mayville, N.D., stole the show Thursday.    During a practice round, Europeans Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson were practicing a 12-foot putt. The two missed six times each, according to PGA Tour's Ben Everill. From the spectator gallery, the 30-year-old Johnson, who grew up in New London, Minn., shouted jeers at the golfers. Stenson went toward... 
 
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Ryder Cup 2016: Tiger Woods forgets he is not in the team at USA photocall


By:  @community, 4 months ago
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Latest By:  @1stwarrior, 4 months ago

Tiger Woods forgot he was only a vice-captain for the United States team in the Ryder Cup as he tried – and failed – to get on the team photograph. Davis Love III , the USA captain, and his 12 players assembled before practice at Hazeltine on Tuesday for their photoshoot with the trophy. Woods, who is expected to make his playing comeback in a fortnight’s time after more than a year out with back problems, positioned himself on the far right of the back row next to Jimmy... 
 
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Mariners suspend catcher for rest of season


By:  @pj, 4 months ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 4 months ago

Mariners suspend catcher for rest of season USA TODAY SPORTS                     © Ken Blaze, USA TODAY Sports  M's catcher should be released for controversial tweets The Seattle Mariners suspended Steve Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the season, moving swiftly Friday to discipline their backup catcher after his set of tweets imploring that protestors in Charlotte should be “locked behind bars like... 
 
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Thief River Falls Set to Join SIJHL for 2017 Season --- SWEET!


By:  @community, last year
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Latest By:  @kavika, 5 months ago

THUNDER BAY –  Expansion is in the future for the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL). The league is looking to grow by one team south of the border. “We are extremely excited to bring Junior “A” hockey to the great community of Thief River Falls and the beautiful Ralph Engelstad Arena”, stated SIJHL Commissioner Bryan Graham. “The franchise has a solid ownership group made up of some very familiar names to hockey fans of Thief River Falls and the surrounding area”, added... 
 
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Navy pulls freshman QB Malcolm Perry from stands to play in game


By:  @community, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @release-the-kraken, 5 months ago

Playing quarterback at  Navy  isn't a job, but it's sometimes an adventure. After starting quarterback  Tago Smith  injured his right knee in the first half of Saturday's  52-16 victory  against FCS opponent Fordham, the Midshipmen pulled freshman  Malcolm Perry  out of the stands. Perry, listed as the team's No. 4 quarterback after preseason camp, was wearing his uniform whites while sitting in the brigade at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. By the fourth quarter, Perry, from... 
 
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Vikings QB Bridgewater injured in practice; news conference at 4 p.m.


By:  @community, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @release-the-kraken, 5 months ago

  Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down with an apparently serious injury during practice on Tuesday and was taken away by ambulance.     The third-year quarterback didn’t appear to be touched when he went down in the pocket and grabbed his left knee.   ~LINK~  
 
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Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem; 49ers defend move


By:  @pj, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @1stwarrior, 5 months ago

Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem; 49ers defend move   Arthur Weinstein 3 hrs ago                     © ( Getty Images )  Colin Kaepernick Colin Kaepernick, who has been mired in a quarterback controversy with Blaine Gabbert to see who will lead the 49ers this season, may have sparked a real controversy Friday night. Kaepernick did not stand for the national anthem before the 49ers preseason game at Levi's... 
 
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Egypt's Coptic Christians protest exclusion from Olympic and other sports


By:  @community, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 5 months ago

  A charity that campaigns for equal rights in Egypt has filed a formal complaint of discrimination against Coptic Christians in the selection of Egypt's Olympic team. Coptic Solidarity has complained to the International Olympic Committee and to the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) claiming that Egypt has discriminated against Coptic athletes. Coptic Solidarity  says this discrimination  prevents Coptic athletes from competing at national and... 
 
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Indy leaguer breaks his own windshield with a grand slam


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 5 months ago

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Katie Ledecky beats 800m record


By:  @community, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 5 months ago

    Katie Ledecky became the first woman to win the 200-, 400-, and 800-meter freestyle since the 1968 Mexico City games,  The New York Times  reported. She beat the second-place finisher, Jazz Carlin from Great Britain, by 11.38 seconds. In swimming, 11 seconds is a long time. To put it in perspective: “The men’s 100-meter dash final Sunday in track and field will begin and end in the time [Ledecky] spent waiting” for other competitor’s to finish,  The Washington Post .... 
 
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Parkettes Asking For Respect From The Vikings


By:  @community, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 5 months ago

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group of women who cheered for the Minnesota Vikings for 20 years are being snubbed by the organization they represented. From 1964 through the 1983-84 NFL season , the St. Louis Park Parkettes cheered for the Minnesota Vikings at Met Stadium. Now they are concerned their legacy is being ignored. The group is not being included in the pre-season game where Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders from the past will be recognized. “It’s always been part of... 
 
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The Uneven Bars Developments (50s-2010s)


By:  @looser-too, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @looser-too, 5 months ago

Not earthshaking by any means, but it does how how the sport evolved from one where the woman kept her body in contact with the bar a good part of the routine, to today when it is all the done with the grip and flying from bar to bar. The bars are also now much farther apart than they were back in the day. [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="0Tid_Imnt0s"]  
 
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Tim Tebow to pursue a career in professional baseball


By:  @community, 5 months ago
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Latest By:  @nowhere-man, 5 months ago

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN broadcaster Tim Tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month, according to his agents Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in Arizona and Los Angeles to hone his hitting and fielding skills in a sport he has not played on a full-time basis since 2005. Tebow was an all-state baseball player in Florida that year... 
 
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The New Generation in Japan


By:  @chenjie, 5 months ago
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  IN THIS ARTICLE: Japanese students seem to be losing patience with work ... (and) prefer easy jobs without heavy responsibility.   [1]Japan's post-World War II value system of diligence, cooperation, and hard work is changing. Recent surveys show that Japanese youth have become a "Me Generation" that rejects traditional values. [url=http://www.washingtonredskinsjerseyspop.com/]Wholesale Washington Redskins Jerseys[/url]   [2] "Around 1980 many Japanese, especially young people,... 
 
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[USATSI] I’m not sure anyone is taking in the 2016 Olympics experience quite like Rickie Fowler. First there was  that haircut at the Opening Ceremonies . Then he’s posing with divers of all countries ( but especially female ones from the U.S. ). Now he’s rocking the sickest Team USA hat he could find ahead of Thursday’s first round of play. I mean look at that thing. Fowler told Golf Channel’s Todd Lewis he’s had a blast. “It’s never that we’re around many other... 
 
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Hall of Fame game canceled due to field concerns


By:  @community, 6 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 6 months ago

The official return of pro football will have to wait another four days. The NFL canceled Sunday night's Hall of Fame  game because of poor field conditions. The  Green Bay Packers  and  Indianapolis Colts are headed back home. The disappointing decision came after player safety concerns arose. NFL Media's Steve Wyche reports that the midfield logo was the main area of concern. It recently was painted and it was slick and hard, according to several team officials. The embarrassing... 
 
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