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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.

The Open Championship Media Day

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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Jun
26
2016

Coastal Carolina’s run to CWS Championship Series just more proof of absurdity of Power 5 separating.

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The Power 5 should separate from the Group of 5 schools and lower division schools. The Group of 5 and lower division schools can’t compete with the big money Power 5 schools. You’ve heard it over and over. 2016 has been the season of revenge for the lower division schools, where they proved not only …

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Jun
19
2016

Final Thoughts on the 2016 U.S. Open : Dustin Johnson saves USGA from embarrassment by rolling to victory.

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The USGA owes a big big thank you to Dustin Johnson. It what would have been one of the most embarrassing rulings every made in sport, Dustin Johnson saved the USGA. The USGA had ruled that Johnson “might” suffer a 1 stroke penalty due to his ball moving on the putting surface. Johnson may or …

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Jun
17
2016

Previewing the 2016 College World Series

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One of the most underrated sporting events of the summer starts Saturday. It’s the College World Series. I’m a casual fan of college baseball, but I’m certainly no expert. I’ll leave that to the guys that really know the game. To prepare for the for the CWS here are a couple of great preview links. …

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Jun
12
2016

2016 U.S. Open Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

Jason-Day

  The U.S. Open returns to Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, and the world’s best come in playing well. 1. Jason Day Jason Day’s best seems just a little bit better these days than everyone else that tees it up. Jason Day has won 3 of the last 7 tournaments he’s entered. He can bomb …

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May
30
2016

The 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament Field is announced.

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They are calling it the NCAA Baseball Tournament, but it is more like the SEC/ACC Invitational Baseball Tournament. 7 of the 8 National Seeds are from those leagues, and 13 out of 16 Regional Seeds. Virginia from the ACC is the defending national champions. Check out the entire field from NCAA.com. A record six #ACCBase …

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May
23
2016

Remember when the Atlanta Braves used to be really good?

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I’ll admit I’m not that big of Major League Baseball fan, but recently I sat down with my father and watched an Atlanta Braves baseball game. He still enjoys the game, and the Braves actually beat Kansas City 5-0. If it had been the first time I had followed the Braves this year ( yea …

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