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  • Fans Bail on ‘Monday Night Football’ As Ratings for Chiefs-Broncos Crash

    10/31/2017 9:40:41 PM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 44 replies
    Breitbart Sports ^ | October 31 | Dylan Gwinn
    No matter who dresses up as what at the NFL offices in New York, it’s not likely that their Halloween costume will scare Commissioner Roger Goodell more, than the ratings for Monday Night Football. According to Deadline Hollywood, “With a 7.2 in metered market results, last night’s MNF was down 9% from last week’s Philadelphia Eagles’ 34-24 triumph over the Washington Redskins. “While not the season low of the October 16 battle between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts, last night’s Chiefs vs. Broncos match-up is very close to the previous MNF season low of the October 9 Minnesota...
  • Minnesota Vikings 23, Green Bay Packers 10: Vikings Dominate Border Battle

    10/15/2017 6:58:16 PM PDT · by OneVike · 90 replies
    Minneapolis Star Trribune ^ | 10/15/17 | Ben Goessling
    OK for the sake of this post, I could give a rat's ass what anyone thinks about the NFL right now. However, never has any of my Viking players ever taken a knee during the national anthem in support of this stupid' "I demand To Be Noticed For My racist belief". So, that being said, I have also nit watched any games nor sports shows about the NFL. The only games I watch are my Viking games. I have the NFL Ticket. I TIVO my game and fast forward all the commercials and even skip the half time. I...
  • USA Stunned by Trinidad and Tobago, Eliminated From World Cup Contention

    10/10/2017 7:28:01 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 91 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | Oct 10, 2017
    The nightmare scenario has played out for the U.S. men's national team. A roller coaster of a qualifying campaign ended in shambles, with a stunning 2-1 loss to Trinidad & Tobago, coupled with wins by Panama and Honduras over Costa Rica and Mexico, respectively, has eliminated the USA from the World Cup. The Americans will not be playing in Russia next summer. Trinidad and Tobago, which hadn't won in its last nine matches (0-8-1), exacted revenge for the 1989 elimination at the hands of the United States, doing so in stunning fashion. An own goal from Omar Gonzalez and a...
  • Yogurt Brand Drops Cam Newton After Sexist Remark

    10/05/2017 9:45:59 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 119 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 10/05/17 | Dan Gartland
    The yogurt manufacturer Dannon has severed ties with Cam Newton, less than a day after he directed a sexist quip at Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes. It’s funny,” Newton said after Rodrigue asked a question about Panthers receiver Devin Funchess’s physical approach on Sunday in New England. “We are shocked and disheartened at the behavior and comments of Cam Newton towards Jourdan Rodrigue, which we perceive as sexist and disparaging to all women,” Dannon said in a statement. “It is entirely inconsistent with our commitment to fostering equality and inclusion in...
  • Ravens Take A Knee, Get Booed, Then Stand For National Anthem

    10/01/2017 7:19:44 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 57 replies
    latimes.com ^ | OCT. 1, 2017
    The Ravens faced a bit more scrutiny for their national anthem protest on Sunday in Baltimore. Last week, some Ravens took a knee and locked arms with while the anthem was played in London before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Today, the team decided to go the Dallas Cowboys route a la "Monday Night Football." The team came out before the anthem and took a knee to a chorus of boos from fans at M&T Bank Stadium. Then the team stood for the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner."
  • Raiders Staff Cover Marshawn Lynch As He Sits During the National Anthem

    10/01/2017 6:37:19 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 1,2017 | DYLAN GWINN
    Television networks have gone to great lengths to conceal the ratings-killing anthem protests that are costing the league huge money in terms of viewership and attendance. However, it looks like NFL teams have also started trying to conceal the anthem protests. In one case, by literally covering a player up. The Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch arrived at the stadium, like a man wanting to be made the center of attention. Lynch showed up wearing a shirt that read, “Everybody vs Trump”: However, when it came time for Lynch to do what he’s been doing since the preseason, which is protest the...
  • WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWINDIANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!TIED The American League record!

    09/12/2017 6:55:34 PM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 46 replies
    20 Straight Wins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWINDIANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    09/11/2017 7:31:22 PM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 55 replies
    09/11/2017
    It is getting kind of exciting. Going for 20 in a row tomorrow!
  • Ravens star, 26, who is also pursuing a PhD in math at MIT, RETIRES abruptly after shock study ...

    07/27/2017 8:37:25 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 91 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 27 July 2017 | James Wilkinson
    Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has quit the NFL just days after the world's biggest study into a degenerative brain disease showed that it affects 99 per cent of players. The study, which was announced on Tuesday, found that out 111 NFL players' brains examined by Boston University, 110 showed signs of damage due to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). That news so shook Urschel - who is studying for a mathematics PhD at MIT in the off-season - that he quit on Thursday, a friend told ESPN. Urschel, who is 26, is studying spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra...
  • The 4 riders who have a legit shot at winning the Tour de France

    06/30/2017 5:24:21 PM PDT · by Baynative · 155 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6/26 | Daniel McMahon
    On Saturday, 198 of the world's best cyclists will start the Tour de France. Only four have a realistic shot at winning. That's according to the highest-ranked American bike racer at the Tour, Andrew Talansky, in a recent interview with Business Insider.
  • Phil Mickelson, caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay part ways after 25 years

    06/20/2017 5:03:48 PM PDT · by Baynative · 21 replies
    golf digest ^ | 6/20/17 | Alex Meyers
    If Phil Mickelson completes the career Grand Slam, it's going to happen with another caddie. On Tuesday afternoon, Mickelson and longtime bag man Jim "Bones" Mackay announced they are parting ways through a joint statement sent to various members of the media. At least to golf fans, the phrase "nothing lasts forever" has never seemed rung more true.
  • Capitals win Game 3 against Penguins in overtime

    05/02/2017 7:06:56 AM PDT · by RitchieAprile · 11 replies
    NHL.com ^ | May 1st, 2017 | Wes Crosby
    PITTSBURGH -- Kevin Shattenkirk knew he could improve and showed it Monday. Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal 3:13 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at PPG Paints Arena. After Trevor Daley was called for holding Marcus Johansson at 2:40 of overtime, Shattenkirk beat Marc-Andre Fleury with a wrist shot from below the circles for his first goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Penguins lead the best-of-7 series, 2-1. Game 4 is here on Wednesday (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). Pittsburgh...
  • Four weeks (vanity)

    01/17/2017 6:18:12 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 4 replies
    Hallelujah. One month. Get the NFL drama queens and NBA ( just have Golden State and Cleveland play now and get it over with...) out of here.
  • AS Clemson Celebrates, Vegas Favors Bama As Next Year’s Winner

    01/10/2017 8:57:12 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-10-2017
    Breitbart SportsJanuary 10, 2017 The Clemson Tigers roared back from multiple deficits to roll back the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 last night. As Clemson celebrates avenging its loss from last year’s title game, Vegas anticipates another victory from Alabama in next year’s national championship. Well, the bookies actually favor the field over the Tide but the odds, in which bettors more than triple their money on an Alabama title, show that they prefer the pride of Tuscaloosa over any other team. Oddsmakers installed the Crimson Tide as the favorite to win the BCS National Championship next season. The bookies don’t...
  • Alabama Beats Washington 24-7 In 2016 Peach Bowl & Advance To Championship

    12/31/2016 3:52:49 PM PST · by blam · 109 replies
    Hollywood Life ^ | Mike Cherico
    Mike Cherico December 31,2016 Roll Tide! Alabama crushed the Washington Huskies, 24-7, in the 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, college football playoff game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Dec. 31st. Keep reading for all the details on this epic matchup! What an amazing game! Alabama, the reigning National and SEC champions, defeated a strong Washington Huskies team 24-7 in the Peach Bowl. Washington jumped out to an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter but then the Crimson Tide, led by young quarterback Jalen Hurts, 18, came roaring back and controlled the rest of the game. Alabama will now...
  • Zach Zenner Has Best Game Of Career On Monday Night Football

    12/27/2016 2:44:56 PM PST · by Phillyred · 34 replies
    Former South Dakota State standout Zach Zenner has been in the NFL for two years but hasn’t made much noise. That was until last night when Zenner had the best game of his career. Zenner had career-highs with 67 yards rushing yards and two touchdowns in Detroit’s 21-42 loss to Dallas Monday. He also added two catches for 25 yards to his statline. The SDSU alumnus ready to play with an impressive 38 yards rushing and 25 receiving yards on the first drive. He finished the drive with a rushing touchdown on a nice cut back from the seven yard...
  • Cubs to Series. Obama Takes Credir

    10/22/2016 7:49:34 PM PDT · by llevrok · 39 replies
    10/22/2016 | me
    I am waiting for his Mullah-ness to interject himself as the hero
  • Indians in 6 games! (Vanity

    10/22/2016 7:49:33 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 22 replies
    10-22-2016
    Because this is the year of the end of political correctness and any team named "Indians" is sure to win!!
  • 49ers mourn ‘self-inflicted wounds’ while appreciating comeback spirit in 46-27 loss

    09/18/2016 7:51:09 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 35 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | September 18, 2016 | Cam Inman
    Chip Kelly spoke quietly at the podium Sunday after his first loss as the 49ers coach, mulling over the “self-inflicted wounds” that spurred a 46-27 defeat in the Carolina Panthers’ home opener.
  • Elliott puts loss on coaches, says he's going pro (What a cry baby)

    11/21/2015 6:29:10 PM PST · by bestintxas · 37 replies
    espn ^ | 11/21/15
    Star running back Ezekiel Elliott has apparently played his final home game for No. 3 Ohio State, and he wasn't pleased with the way it went down. After starting the week in the hospital with a previously undisclosed infection in his leg, the junior returned to the lineup Saturday afternoon, declared himself fully fit and then ripped the play calling in a 17-14 upset loss to No. 9 Michigan State at the Horseshoe. "How we lost, I just feel like we weren't put in the right opportunity to win this game, we weren't put in the right situations to win...