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May
21
2017

NCAA Baseball Bracket Projections for May 21, 2017

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As the college baseball season starts winding down, it’s time to check out where your favorite college baseball team will end up, who is hosting, and who still has work to do to get into the field. I’ll be checking on these links and posting updates every week. Here’s are some of the latest bracket …

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May
14
2017

NCAA Baseball Bracket Projections for May 14, 2017

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As the college baseball season starts winding down, it’s time to check out where your favorite college baseball team will end up, who is hosting, and who still has work to do to get into the field. I’ll be checking on these links and posting updates every week. Here’s are some of the latest bracket …

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May
07
2017

NCAA Baseball Bracket Projections for May 7, 2017

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  As the college baseball season starts winding down, it’s time to check out where your favorite college baseball team will end up, who is hosting, and who still has work to do to get into the field. I’ll be checking on these links and posting updates every week. Here’s are some of the latest …

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May
07
2017

The NHL has the best playoffs…. and it’s not even close

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Good Sunday to you ACC fans, I know very few of you readers out there actually care about the NHL playoffs. Let’s be honest, the majority of the ACC resides in areas where the NHL has little or no impact on the sports landscape. There are a few exceptions, Pittsburgh, Boston, Syracuse, and Washington (I …

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Apr
28
2017

@MattZemek admonishes ESPN for ruthless and heartless approach to their layoffs.

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For years I’ve respected the work @MattZemek as a honest and thoughtful sports media member. He is currently Co-editor of @FanRag_U, and I highly recommend you check out that sports site https://www.fanragsports.com/. He had a series of tweets that I think accuracy conveys what many of us thought about the layoffs at ESPN. So many aspects of the ESPN …

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Apr
26
2017

@awfulannouncing keeping a list of those laid off by ESPN.

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There is sad news out of ESPN today. Many of their best journalists and personalities are being let go. We knew this day was coming, as it was widely reported. Some of those affected are shocking – from Brett McMurphy @McMurphyESPN - one of the most respected college football insiders to  Danny Kannell @dannykanell - who we called a …

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Apr
21
2017

The Chicago #Blackhawks Get Swept – WTF is next?

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  Well, LOL. The Chicago Blackhawks get swept by the Nashville Predators. In what world does this happen? Where in the hell was Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Artemi Panarin, or Brent Seabrook?  These guys are some of the highest paid players in the the National Hockey League (Toews, Kane, and Seabrook make just under a …

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Apr
09
2017

Final Thoughts on the 2017 Masters : Sergio Garcia’s perseverance pays off as he wins First Major.

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Sergio Garcia has finally won his first major. It was an exercise in perseverance. Since he burst on to the scene back in 1999, he seem destined to win major championships. As time went on, it seem destined that he would never win one. I said this about Garcia after last year’s Open Championship. Poor …

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Apr
03
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports talk Frozen Four and Gonzaga/UNC with @WillsWorldMN and @JoeMicik

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@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports preview a couple huge events this week. We are joined by two great friends of the podcast @WillsWorldMN of accnation.net and @JoeMicik of the bracketyard.com. Do yourself a favor, and check out their sites. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the quickest updates! You …

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Apr
02
2017

2017 Masters Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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  It’s Master’s week. If you’ve read the blog in the past you know we’ll check in on golf especially during the 4 majors, and this is one of those times. Let’s preview the top 10 contenders for the first major of the year. 1. Dustin Johnson I think Dustin Johnson enters the Masters as the …

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Mar
19
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD and @Sportsbroad discuss Title IX issues with @KimberlyArchie

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@Hokiesmash_ASD tackles Title IX issues in collegiate athletics in this podcast. I was in Greenville, SC for the NCAA Tournament, so @sportsbroad  of houtyandopinionated.com graciously filled in to co-host with @Hokiesmash_ASD. They are joined by Social Justice Activist and Filmmaker @kimberlyarchie to discuss this topic. We appreciate @kimberlyarchie taking the time to join the podcast. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go …

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Aug
14
2016

We’ve been privileged to watch Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps.

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Usain Bolt just won the 100 meter race for his 3rd straight Olympic gold medal in the event. He still has 2 more events to go the 4 x 100 Relay and the 200 Meter. He’s already the greatest sprinter we’ve ever seen. Congratulations! ⚡️⚡️⚡️ @UsainBolt wins the 100m in 9.81s #Athletics #GOLD #Olympicshttps://t.co/hViGoQlFKW — …

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Jul
24
2016

2016 PGA Championship Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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The final major of the year is upon us. The PGA Championship is being played only 2 weeks after the British Open because of the Olympics this year. We’re headed to the famed Baltursol Golf course in New Jersey. 1. Dustin Johnson  Dustin Johnson has had 4 straight top 10 Major Finishes and he won …

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Jul
17
2016

Final Thoughts on the 2016 British Open : Henrik Stenson out duels Phil Mickelson to win his first major.

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What a performance by Swede Henrik Stenson to win his first major, and the first male player to ever win a major from Sweden. Outside of Mickelson, Stenson blew the field away with a clinic of ball striking and putting. Stenson has been a fixture in the world’s top 10 for years, and has contended …

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Jul
10
2016

2016 British Open Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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Back to the British Open, the 3rd Major of the year. Who are the top contenders? Here we go. The British Open heads back to Royal Troon for the first time since 2004 this week. 1. Dustin Johnson  The hottest golfer on the planet Dustin Johnson has to the be the favorite going into this …

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Jun
28
2016

Legendary Coaches Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan pass away.

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Very sad news today with the passing of two legendary coaches Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan. Just my brief thoughts on both. Former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt was the Arnold Palmer of women’s basketball. There is no WNBA, no UCONN, no Women’s Basketball Tournament on ESPN without her. She was a pioneer and …

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