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  • NFL Week 13 Live Thread

    12/01/2015 4:24:45 AM PST · by Bender2 · 6 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    WEEK 13 Dec. 3 Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions 8:25 Dec. 6 Houston Texans at Buffalo Bills 1 San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears 1 Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns 1 Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins 1 Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings 1 Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints 1 New York Jets at New York Giants 1 Arizona Cardinals at St. Louis Rams 1 Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans 1 Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders 4:05 Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers 4:05 Philadelphia Eagles at New England Patriots 4:25...
  • Ohio Woman, 21, Killed in Skiing Accident at Bear Mountain: Coroner

    11/30/2015 5:53:34 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    KTLA ^ | Melissa Palmer
    Natalie E. Altieri of Canton, Ohio, was skiing at Bear Mountain when she collided with a metal stairway, according to a brief San Bernardino County coroner statement. Altieri was taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead less than an hour later after the collision.
  • Perfection denied, as Broncos beat Patriots in an overtime thriller

    11/29/2015 9:52:11 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 64 replies
    http://sports.yahoo.com ^ | November 29, 2015 | Frank Schwab
    DENVER — What a game. The best game of the NFL season to this point ended with C.J. Anderson running all alone down the left sideline, raising a hand to celebrate as he ran through the snow to give the Denver Broncos an amazing 30-24 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night. Anderson got past the line, got through safety Duron Harmon's tackle attempt on a third-down run, and took it 48 yards to the end zone for a dramatic comeback victory that ended the Patriots' chances at a perfect season. The big story of the game from...
  • Jeff Fisher: Anyone questioning effort can 'kiss my a--'

    11/29/2015 7:07:00 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 9 replies
    NFL.COM ^ | 29 SEPTEMBER 2015 | NFL.COM
    The St. Louis Rams have lost four straight games after a 4-3 start, the latest being a desultory 31-7 loss in Cincinnati on Sunday. Just don't try to tell coach Jeff Fisher that his team isn't trying. "Anyone implies that it's an effort issue, they can kiss my ass," Fisher said. "There's no effort problems on this team. That's what happens when teams lose four in a row is people say it's effort. Come to practice, watch this team play and ask any other opponent or opposing coach. It's not an effort issue right now. "It's execution. It's 70 percent...
  • Kobe Bryant to retire after this season

    11/29/2015 4:31:34 PM PST · by Perdogg · 24 replies
    Kobe Bryant announced Sunday on the Players' Tribune website that he will retire after this season, saying "this season is all I have left to give." In a piece entitled "Dear Basketball," the 37-year-old Bryant wrote that the sport of basketball "gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream and I'll always love you for it."
  • Georgia fires coach Mark Richt after 15 seasons

    11/29/2015 11:24:31 AM PST · by Perdogg · 55 replies
    Georgia has fired coach Mark Richt, according to various reports. ESPN.com’s Mark Schlabach was the first to report the move. Georgia will hold a press conference on Monday. Richt was 145-51 in 15 seasons with the Bulldogs, including a 9-3 record this year. The Bulldogs defeated Georgia Tech on Saturday to end the regular season
  • LSU says Les Miles to stay; Tigers beat Texas A&M 19-7

    11/29/2015 8:05:36 AM PST · by Perdogg · 9 replies
    Les Miles rode across the Tiger Stadium field on the shoulders of his players while fans chanted his name.  It would have been quite a send-off, except LSU's administration doesn't want him going anywhere after all. Minutes after LSU closed the regular season with a 19-7 victory over Texas A&M, athletic director Joe Alleva said Miles will remain the coach. The announcement capped more than a week of speculation that Miles was on the verge of losing his job after his first three-game losing streak in his 11 years at LSU.
  • 103rd CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Redblacks v Edmonton Eskimos (-7.5; O/U 53; -110)

    11/29/2015 6:41:24 AM PST · by Perdogg · 8 replies
    Sunday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m. ET - Investors Group Field, Winnipeg, Manitoba; ESPN2 (United States), TSN (Canada, English), RDS (Canada, French) - Internet RDS.ca Temperature: 22 Deg F (Clear) Halftime Act : Fall Out Boys
  • Dodgers' Vin Scully can't imagine he would return after next season

    11/28/2015 12:10:35 PM PST · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 28, 2015 | Steve Dilbeck
    It is not what anyone in the Los Angeles area wants to believe. When Vin Scully first said in August that next season would realistically be his last broadcasting the Dodgers, willful thinking became rampart ... Scully [turns] 88 Sunday and has reached the point where he cannot envision a scenario where he returns beyond the 2016 season. "I really can't see that I would come back," Scully said. "Sooner or later, you have to be realistic. I've done it for a long, long time. I've done reasonably well at it. But I don't want to stay on any longer...

    11/28/2015 10:11:58 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 23 replies
    gunsamerica ^ | 11-25-15 | Dave Higginbotham
    I was not allowed to have a BB gun when I was a kid. This might be because my best friend did have a BB gun, and by the time I was six, I'd already proven myself to be incompetent. I took a pot shot at a squirrel sitting on a patio and ended up shattering a sliding glass door. After that, there was no way my mother would let me play with guns. Look at me now. When you try to keep your kids from playing with guns, they end up going to the dark side. But this is...
  • Arkansas knocks off #BLM Missouri Tigers

    11/27/2015 2:54:34 PM PST · by scooby321 · 28 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 11/27/2015 | Self
    Team finished dead last in SEC East. Maybe they should have quit their season then. Coach quit. Best Recruit decommited Finished the season at 5-7
  • Report: Les Miles tells boosters that Saturday is his last game at LSU

    11/27/2015 2:23:54 PM PST · by Perdogg · 18 replies
    More reports have sprung up Friday regarding Les Miles' future at LSU, and they aren't great. The 62-year-old coach told members of the Gridiron Club (boosters) that Saturday's game against Texas A&M will be his last at the university, according to NOLA.com and the Tiger Rag. The report says Miles said things along the lines of he'll "always be a Tiger," but he won't be with the team any longer past Saturday.

    11/27/2015 2:21:59 PM PST · by Chode · 6 replies
    11/27/2012 | Chode
    Yas Marina Circuit First Grand Prix 2009 Number of Laps 55 Circuit Length 5.554KM Race Distance 305.355KM Lap Record 1:40.279 by Sebastian Vettel (2009)
  • 1 killed, 3 wounded, in shooting outside Fenway Park

    11/26/2015 4:36:48 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    WCVB (Channel 5) ^ | Nov 26, 2015
    BOSTON —An MBTA commuter rail conductor was killed and three other people were wounded in a shooting near a bar outside Fenway Park early Thursday morning. Boston police describe a chaotic scene with hundreds of people fleeing after the shooting outside the bar, Who's on First. Jephthe Chery was found dead outside the bar on Yawkey Way.
  • The Official Chicago Bears v. Green Bay Packers Thanksgiving Day Game Drinking Game

    11/26/2015 9:18:28 AM PST · by usconservative · 46 replies
    http://www.timeout.com/chicago/blog/the-official-bears-vs-packers-thanksgiving-drinking-game-112515 | 11/26/2015 | Chris Bourg
    Chicagoans have one more reason to be thankful tonight, as the Bears take on the Packers in Lambeau Field for a primetime Thanksgiving matchup. Even though the Bears have been playing a little better as of late, the Packers are a superior team and will almost certainly destroy them like they did in September. So to cap off your Thanksgiving night right, here's a fun drinking game to play while you watch the game to make the viewing experience a little more enjoyable. (Optional) Pre-game warm-up: Try to name all 27 quarterbacks the Bears have started since 1992 when Brett...
  • The 10 Most Forgotten Supercars in Automotive History

    11/26/2015 9:08:24 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 65 replies
    Autos Cheatsheet ^ | 26 nov, 2015 | James Derek Sapienza
    Supercars are built to represent the pinnacle of automotive technology. Brutally fast and impossibly expensive, they are objects of desire and the stuff dreams are made of. But there’s more to a supercar than just speed and good looks. There’s a certain hierarchy in the supercar world – a select group of car builders that seem to control the collective memory when it comes to performance. Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and McLarens build supercars, unquestionably. Acura, Aston Martin, and Jaguar? Maybe not. Despite looks, speed, and handling to compete with the best, some plenty capable dream machines just get left behind. And...
  • Oneida Indian Nation blasts NFL for putting Redskins game in London

    11/26/2015 7:50:09 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    CBSSports.com ^ | November 25, 2015 | John Breech
    The NFL's decision to send the Washington Redskins to London in 2016 is a decision that isn't sitting well with the Oneida Indian Nation. Ray Halbritter, an Oneida Nation representative, said the league's decision to send the Redskins to London is "offensive" and will "promote an ugly racial epithet" worldwide.
  • Former boxing champ O'Neil ‘SuperNova’ Bell shot and killed in Atlanta robbery

    11/26/2015 6:36:15 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | November 26, 2015 | Richard Webster
    Former boxing champion O'Neil “SuperNova” Bell, 41, was shot to death during a robbery just after midnight on November 25 when he exited a MARTA bus in southwest Atlanta. Another robbery suspect victim getting off the same bus was also shot in the hip but is alive, according to 11 Alive in Atlanta. When police arrived on the scene, they found both gunshot victims lying in the street. Bell, a cruiserweight world boxing champion from Jamaica who fought professionally from 1998 through 2011, was pronounced dead at the scene. The surviving male victim, 28, was taken to Grady Hospital with...
  • Disney's Cable Channels See Steep Subscriber Losses

    11/26/2015 4:46:29 AM PST · by Nickname · 32 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 11/25/2015 | Paul Bond
    It was in August that Disney CEO Bob Iger warned that ESPN suffered "some subscriber losses," but a regulatory filing late Wednesday indicates a fairly hefty number: 7 million subscribers in two years. Disney disclosed that its most profitable TV asset has 92 million subscribers, down from 95 million a year ago and down from 99 million the year before that.
  • Browns demote Johnny Manziel to third string, consider cutting ties

    11/24/2015 9:38:31 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    cbs ^ | November 24, 2015 3:51 pm ET | Sean Wagner-McGough | Staff Writer
    The decision to bench Manziel comes just days after a video emerged that seemed to show Manziel partying and holding a bottle of alcohol during the Browns' bye week. "Josh McCown will be the starting quarterback on Monday night against the Ravens. I informed the quarterbacks of that decision after I sat down and spoke with Johnny, Flip (John DeFilippo) and Kevin (O'Connell) after practice today," Pettine said in a statement. "Johnny will be the third quarterback. I've spoken to Ray (Farmer) and Jimmy (Haslam) to inform them of my decision, and they are in full support." Just a week...
  • Buckled Vasquez Canyon Road Fenced Off After Becoming Attraction for Skaters

    11/24/2015 9:02:45 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    ktla ^ | Melissa Pamer,
    A 2-mile stretch of the road - in an unincorporated area of north Santa Clarita - was shut down after a slide began pushing up the asphalt on Nov. 19. Since the road closed, skateboarders have apparently been attracted to the steeply sloping roadway. Photos from the area show skaters airborne atop the broken asphalt, and one skater reported many people at the site over the weekend. The unusual sight was an attraction for photographers as well, social media posts appeared to indicate. On Tuesday, the county Department of Public Works tweeted a photo showing the damaged road fenced off,...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 13

    11/24/2015 7:55:34 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 25 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 24, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 13 Week twelve in review: Clemson and Iowa are the only remaining undefeated teams after Ohio State, Oklahoma State and Houston were all toppled last Saturday. In the new CFP ratings, OSU has now plummeted past the Michigan State team that upset them, a development that would not likely have happened under the old BCS system. As much as it may feel right to the CFP committee that the head-to-head winner should have the higher ranking, it isn't really logical, which is why the computer-influenced BCS might have figured it differently. The Buckeyes' only loss...
  • Austrian jihadi bride beaten to death after trying to escape ISIS: friend

    11/24/2015 7:10:37 PM PST · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 24, 2015 | 3:46pm | Chris Perez
    One of the two teens who fled Austria last year to become a “poster girl” for ISIS has been beaten to death after trying to escape the group’s Syrian stronghold of Raqqa. A Tunisian woman who had been living with Samra Kesinovic, 18, says the young girl was killed by Islamic State extremists after she tried to flee recently, according to The Local Austria.
  • College Football Playoff Ranking -Week 12

    11/24/2015 4:18:38 PM PST · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Espn ^ | November 24, 2015 | Staff
    Top 10; 1: Clemson 2: 'Bama 3: Oklahoma 4: Iowa 5: Michigan State 6: Notre Dame 7: Baylor 8: THE Ohio State University 9: Stanford 10: Michigan
  • NFL Week 12 Live Thread

    11/24/2015 5:35:19 AM PST · by Bender2 · 137 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    NFL WEEK 12 Nov. 26 Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions 12:30 Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys 4:30 Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers 8:30 Nov. 29 Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcons 1 St. Louis Rams at Cincinnati Bengals 1 New Orleans Saints at Houston Texans 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Indianapolis Colts 1 San Diego Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars 1 Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs 1 Miami Dolphins at New York Jets 1 Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Titans 1 New York Giants at Washington Redskins 1 Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers 4:05 Pittsburgh Steelers at Seattle Seahawks 4:25...
  • Report: Les Miles' tenure at LSU nearing end

    11/23/2015 6:43:46 PM PST · by Perdogg · 22 replies
    Les Miles' time at LSU may be drawing to a close, a high-ranking source told NOLA.com. According to NOLA's report, Miles met last week with officials tied to the Tiger Athletic Foundation — LSU athletics' booster club — to discuss his future with the school.
  • Missing UCLA Student’s Body Found Buried Under Avalanche in John Muir Wilderness

    11/23/2015 3:05:45 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 47 replies
    ktla ^ | Tracy Bllom
    Michael Meyers was found dead shortly before 1:30 p.m. Saturday, about 11,000 feet up in the mountains in an area of the John Muir Wilderness, according to Deputy Coroner Investigator Jeff Mullenhour. Meyers, an experienced hiker and climber, was hiking the area by himself. He was due back in Los Angeles on Nov. 11, according to his family. The UCLA physics student was driving a Dodge SUV, which was discovered Thursday at the Mount Whitney trailhead. Items belonging to Meyers were found Friday in a recent avalanche debris field near Mount Irvine, the Los Angeles Police Department stated in a...
  • Why I Like It When My 8-year-old Loses at Sports

    11/23/2015 9:22:28 AM PST · by wbill · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 20, 2015 | Erin Zammett Ruddy
    My son, who's in third grade, loves playing soccer. And while I'm under no delusions that he’s going to be a professional athlete, I want him to reap the benefits of team sports for as long as possible. That includes making great friends, developing a strong work ethic, understanding how to be a team player - and learning how to deal with disappointment. Last weekend, his team lost and it was hard to watch, but after hearing my son's rationale on the car ride home, I realized that he needed to experience what it was like to lose. He explained...
  • WATCH: UK Football Fans Sing: “Jihadi John He’s (bleeping) Dead, He Had A Bomb Dropped On His [t

    11/23/2015 6:39:20 AM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 23, 2015 | Liam Deacon
    <p>English football fans took to the streets of London over the weekend to celebrate the ‘evaporation’ of ISIS’s chief executioner, Mohammed Emwazi, widely known as Jihadi John.</p>
  • Prof. Jeff Volek - 'Nutrition for Optimising Athletic Performance'

    11/23/2015 6:19:15 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jul 9, 2015 | Low Carb Down Under
    Professor Jeff Volek is a Professor at The Ohio State University, USA where he teaches and leads a research team that explores the physiological impact of various dietary and exercise regimens and nutritional supplements. Dr Volek has published over 250 scientific manuscripts and is the co-author of 'The New Atkins for a New You', 'The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living' and 'The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance'. Prof. Volek’s most significant line of work has been a series of studies performed over the last 15 years. These have been aimed at better understanding what constitutes a...
  • Bucs QB Jameis Winston threatens to sue CNN over documentary

    11/22/2015 3:09:31 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 17 replies
    ESPN ^ | November 22, 2015 | Jameis Winston + 2
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has notified CNN that he is prepared to sue if the cable network airs a documentary about college campus rape on Sunday as scheduled, according to a letter obtained by ESPN. "The Hunting Ground" debuted at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. The documentary, in part, highlights the rape investigation against Winston while he was at Florida State and features the first public interview from Winston's accuser, Erica Kinsman.
  • CFL - Grey Cup Semifinals Hamilton V Ottawa; Calgary V Edmonton

    11/22/2015 10:18:37 AM PST · by Perdogg · 14 replies
    CFL - Grey Cup Semifinals Hamilton V Ottawa - 1pm EST Calgary V Edmonton - 430pm EST
  • Labor Department throws football party, but bans Redskins jerseys

    11/22/2015 10:02:17 AM PST · by PROCON · 12 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Nov. 22, 2015 | John Solomon
    When the U.S. Labor Department’s Center for Civil Rights wanted to celebrate its accomplishments last week, its managers threw the staff a football-themed tailgate party in the office parking lot. The invite, distributed across the agency’s official email system, had all the rah-rah of a playoff game. “Celebrate a championship year!” it declared. Even the regular office dress policy was relaxed. “Show your team spirit and wear your favorite sports or club theme gear and come and enjoy tailgating favorites like dips, chili, chicken wings, nachos and more game-day grub,” the invite said.
  • World champ boxer Bob Foster dies at 76 (light heavyweight champion)

    11/22/2015 8:03:51 AM PST · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | November 21, 2015 | Rick Wright
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Albuquerque's Bob Foster, arguably the greatest light-heavyweight boxing champion of all time, died Saturday morning. No cause of death has been given, but the boxing Hall of Famer had been in failing health for some time. Funeral arrangements are pending. Foster was 76, having been born in December 1938. He is incorrectly listed by boxrec.com has having been born in April 1938.
  • Iowa clinches spot in Big 10 title game with 40-20 win over Purdue

    11/21/2015 7:26:33 PM PST · by iowamark · 13 replies
    No. 5 Iowa clinched its first Big Ten West title and a spot in the conference championship game with a 40-20 victory over Purdue at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. No matter what happens at Nebraska on Black Friday, the Hawkeyes (11-0) will play in Indianapolis on Dec. 5. Nov 21, 2015 at 10:54 am THE SKINNY No. 5 Iowa clinched its first Big Ten West title and a spot in the conference championship game with a 40-20 victory over Purdue at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. Complete coverage: - No. 5 Iowa 40, Purdue 20: Just wait on tossing the broken...
  • UFC Fight Night 78

    11/21/2015 7:09:13 PM PST · by Manic_Episode · 23 replies
    UFC | 11/21/2015 | UFC
    Welcome to UFC Fight Night 78 Live Thread
  • Jeff Volek - The Many Facets of Keto-Adaptation: Health, Performance, and Beyond

    11/21/2015 4:23:24 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 3, 2013 | TheIHMC
    Obesity is a condition of excess fat accumulation in adipocytes where the person is literally stuck in storage mode diverting a disproportionate amount of calories into fat cells as opposed to oxidation. Thus it is more productive to think of obesity as a problem in 'energy flow' rather than energy expenditure (i.e., calories in, calories out). The most efficient approach to accelerate the body's ability to access and burn body fat is to restrict dietary carbohydrate while increasing fat intake for a period of several weeks, after which fatty acids and ketones become the primary fuel at rest and during...
  • Michigan St upsets Ohio State 17-14

    11/21/2015 3:47:55 PM PST · by Perdogg · 55 replies
    Ohio State's 23-game winning streak is over. Ended by a 41 yard field with no time left.
  • Which is Fastest to 186 mph? LaFerrari vs. 918 Spyder vs. P1

    11/21/2015 8:22:31 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    Yahoo Autos ^ | 20 Nov, 2015 | Boldride.com
    And so the titans convene. When it became known that Ferrari, Porsche, and McLaren each had hybrid hypercars in the works, the world had one collective question that merited investigation. Which is fastest? For that answer, take a peek below. YouTube channel TheSUPERCARDRIVER decided to solve that lofty query by running the hypercar trio—Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 Spyder, and McLaren P1—from naught to 300 kph (186 mph) on the long expanse of the UK’s Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome. In case each hypercar’s power figures escape you temporarily, here’s a refresher. The LaFerrari combines hybrid drive and a 6.3-liter V12 for 949 horsepower....
  • Peter Attia - An Advantaged Metabolic State: Human Performance, Resilience & Health

    11/21/2015 6:43:55 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jun 10, 2013 | TheIHMC
    Peter Attia is a relentless self-experimenter, obsessed with the idea of a "quantified self." In the presentation he will share two components of his physical transformation as he evolved from "fit but fat and metabolically deranged" to "fit, lean, and metabolically dialed in." In particular, Peter will focus on the possible advantages of a ketogenic diet, and in the process share much of what he's learned implementing it in himself and hundreds of others over the past two years. Peter is the President and co-founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI), a California-based 501(c)(3). Peter is also a physician and...
  • Peyton Manning returning to the field in 2015 is highly unlikely

    11/20/2015 7:19:54 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 52 replies
    Mile High Report ^ | 19 Nov, 2015 | Tim Lynch
    It is starting to look like Peyton Manning may never step onto the field as a starting quarterback of the Denver Broncos again. Personally, I was on the fence with this line of thinking holding out hope Manning would somehow erase the last year and return to form. However, by moving to Brock Osweiler, it's becoming clear that coming back to Manning isn't likely. An excellent insider piece on ESPN written by Mike Sando hammered this point home with several interviews from NFL executives and evaluators around the league, which paints a portrait of where John Elway's mindset is during...
  • JumpstartMD presents Dr. Peter Attia on the Role of Fat in Weight Loss - Part 3

    11/20/2015 7:02:21 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 11, 2012 | JumpstartMD
    In the summer of 2011, Dr. Peter Attia spoke to JumpstartMD patients and staff about his personal experiment with weight loss. Along the way, he busts several weight loss myths. Part 3
  • JumpstartMD presents Dr. Peter Attia on the Role of Fat in Weight Loss - Part 2

    11/20/2015 6:51:49 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 11, 2012 | JumpstartMD
    In the summer of 2011, Dr. Peter Attia spoke to JumpstartMD patients and staff about his personal experiment with weight loss. Along the way, he busts several weight loss myths.
  • JumpstartMD presents Dr. Peter Attia on the Role of Fat in Weight Loss - Part 1

    11/20/2015 6:44:15 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 11, 2012 | JumpstartMD
    In the summer of 2011, Dr. Peter Attia spoke to JumpstartMD patients and staff about his personal experiment with weight loss. Part 1
  • Bryce Harper wins first NL MVP in a landslide

    11/20/2015 6:04:30 AM PST · by pgkdan · 14 replies
    MASN Sports ^ | 11/19/2015 | Chris Johnson
    Bryce Harper has been named the National League Most Valuable Player in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. The announcement was made live on MLB Network tonight. Harper was a unanimous selection, easily beating the other two finalists, first basemen Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks and Joey Votto of the Reds. Goldschmidt finished second. The complete balloting results are available here. Harper is the youngest unanimous MVP in baseball history. Harper is the fourth-youngest MVP winner overall and the third in the NL behind Vida Blue (22 in 1971); Johnny Bench (22 in 1970); and Stan Musial (22...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 12

    11/19/2015 7:47:43 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 7 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 19, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 12 Week eleven in review: For those readers who are unsure about the chronology, last week's issue was published the night before Gary Pinkel announced his retirement due to his having been diagnosed with lymphoma. Had this been revealed a day sooner, the College Football Czar would have thought it distasteful to criticize the coach over the previous week's events. Nevertheless, Pinkel's unfortunate personal circumstance and his handling of the campus "hunger strike" are two separate issues. What the Czar wrote about the latter is accurate, and he retracts nothing. The number of undefeated teams...
  • Aaron Rodgers on Obama comments: Love hearing that from a Bears fan

    11/19/2015 10:51:06 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 46 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | November 19, 2015 | John Breech
    President Obama is a big sports fan, so when he sat down to do an interview with GQ recently, it was no surprise that he compared himself to a famous athlete. What was surprising though is that the lifelong Bears fan compared himself to someone who plays for the team the everyone in Chicago hates: The Green Bay Packers. During the interview, Obama said that when it comes to running the country, he's like "Aaron Rodgers in the pocket." "In the sense of you can't be distracted by what's around you, you've got to be looking downfield," Obama said. "And...
  • Doug Flutie's parents die on same day

    11/18/2015 4:45:14 PM PST · by fhayek · 31 replies
    ESPN ^ | 11/18/2015 | ESPN.com news services
    Doug Flutie's parents both passed away within an hour of each other Wednesday after being married for 56 years, the former NFL quarterback said on Facebook. Flutie said that his father, Dick, had been ill and died of a heart attack in the hospital. Less than an hour later, Dick Flutie's wife, Joan, suddenly had a heart attack and also passed away. "They say you can die of a broken heart and I believe it," Flutie said. "I would like to honor my parents for all that they did throughout my and my brothers' and sister's lives. My parents were...
  • I Suspect A Navy Fan Hacked the Heisman Site

    I'm suspecting some enterprising Navy fan hacked the Heisman Trust website to more prominently display Navy QB Keenan Reynolds name atop the list of Heisman aspirants. I first visited this page early today, 17 NOV. The list of aspirants were listed in alphabetical order by last name. Midshipman Reynolds was the last aspirant listed. I subsequently revisited the page and noticed Reynolds was relisted separately at the top of the page with slightly different formatting. I'm not smart enough to decipher the source code, but can anyone investigate and expound on this change?
  • NFL Week 11 Live Thread

    11/17/2015 1:02:46 AM PST · by Bender2 · 86 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    WEEK 11 Nov. 19 Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars 8:25 Nov. 22 Indianapolis Colts at Atlanta Falcons 1 St. Louis Rams at Baltimore Ravens 1 Washington Redskins at Carolina Panthers 1 Denver Broncos at Chicago Bears 1 Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions 1 New York Jets at Houston Texans 1 Dallas Cowboys at Miami Dolphins 1 Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles 1 Cincinnati Bengals at Arizona Cardinals 4:05 San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks 4:25 Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers* 8:30 Nov. 23 Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots 8:30...