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Super Bowl Practice: Friday
Post Date: 2016-02-07 11:10:56 by BTP Holdings
Practice Report: Friday Posted Feb 5, 2016 View Gallery | 20 Photos Super Bowl Practice: Friday SAN JOSE, Calif. - They piped in music for the stretching portion at the start of the Carolina Panthers practice on Friday, and when a particular hip-hop number titled Walked In, by an artist known as Bankroll Fresh, was played, it seemed to light a fuse. Some players danced. Others bounced. Some hooted. And one even executed a perfect back-flip to complete what was clearly the most lively stretching session during the team's practices this week on the grass fields adjacent to Spartan Stadium at San Jose State University. "There's usually one session during the week when they ...
Caged: What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight
Post Date: 2016-01-24 19:06:48 by BTP Holdings
Caged: What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight By Mary Pilon Nov 10, 2015 "When are we going to see women in the UFC, dude?" TMZ cameraman "Never." Dana White, president of Ultimate Fighting Championship, 2011 *** On a recent fall afternoon at New York's London Hotel, Ultimate Fighting Championship's first and current Women's Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, sat in a makeup chair considering sex and violence. She wondered whether the elderly enjoy the former more than young people (the conclusion was that they did) and, closer to her personal experience, how women in her profession were fighting stereotypes about female anger as ...
Reds to induct Pete Rose into team Hall of Fame
Post Date: 2016-01-20 05:54:02 by BTP Holdings
Reds to induct Pete Rose into team Hall of Fame By Israel Fehr Big League Stew Pete Rose is introduced before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Pete Rose is introduced before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff
There's a Hall of Fame that will take Pete Rose after all. The Cincinnati Reds announced Tuesday they will induct Rose into their own team Hall of Fame this summer, bypassing the usual election process that adheres to the rules of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It's well documented that Rose is banned from being enshrined in Cooperstown as a result ...
Seahawks: 'We're coming back strong. This is who we are.'
Post Date: 2016-01-18 05:08:16 by BTP Holdings
Seahawks: 'We're coming back strong. This is who we are.' By Jay Busbee 10 hours ago Shutdown Corner CHARLOTTE, N.C. Admit it. You thought Seattle was going to do it. You thought the Seahawks would be the first team in 15 years to overcome a 31-point deficit, thought they'd leave the Carolina Panthers in a broken, twitching, dabbing heap. It didn't happen, of course; Carolina won without scoring a point in the second half, won despite watching Russell Wilson engineer another one of those magnificent halves that had the entire Bank of America Stadium faithful tugging nervously at the scarves that seemed to grow tight around their throats. Russell Wilson ...
This Kobe Bryant pass may have broken the laws of physics
Post Date: 2016-01-09 07:46:35 by BTP Holdings
This Kobe Bryant pass may have broken the laws of physics By iamhectordiaz @iamHectorDiaz on Jan 9, 2016, 12:21a 28 vine.co/v/ihPQZLjnrKJ Kobe Bryant may have found the fountain of youth in the form of amazing passes. He spun this pass like it was a top. Think of how much force he had to put in that to deliver it across the court. Is it too late to start renaming basketball passes? Poster Comment:Kobe put the spin on that ball that got it to his man.
Ronda Rousey Poses in Body Paint for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
Post Date: 2016-01-08 05:02:54 by BTP Holdings
Ronda Rousey Poses in Body Paint for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue ET Online January 7, 2016 View photos Ronda Rouseys gloves are off and so is everything else! The UFC fighter posed for Sports Illustrateds upcoming swimsuit issue, and opted for body paint instead of an actual bikini. I was one of the lucky few chosen to be a canvas for a hand painted masterpiece that took 14 hours to put on, Rousey who also posed for the publication in 2015 Instagrammed on Thursday. I cant wait to show you guys the final pics the when the issue hits stands! View photos The 28-year-old athlete posed on a beach in Grenada, and in an effort to ...
The Latest: Boy and father die after hostage standoff
Post Date: 2016-01-07 04:03:34 by BTP Holdings
The Latest: Boy and father die after hostage standoff Associated Press January 6, 2016 A police officer wearing tactical gear jogs toward the scene of a hostage situation near Beyers Landing Drive, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Buford, Ga. The Gwinnett County SWAT team is in a standoff with an armed man who is holding a 2-year-old hostage in a Buford neighborhood. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; WXIA OUT; WGCL OUT; FOX 5 OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT ATLANTA (AP) The latest on a man with gun who held a 2-year-old boy hostage in a standoff with police in the Atlanta suburbs on Wednesday (all times local): 10 p.m. Police say a ...
Powerball jackpot jumps to $400 million after no winner emerges
Post Date: 2016-01-04 05:54:14 by BTP Holdings
Powerball jackpot jumps to $400 million after no winner emerges Reuters 18 hours ago A powerball Lottery ticket is shown in this photo illustration after being purchased at a gas station in San Diego A powerball Lottery ticket is shown in this photo illustration after being purchased at a gas station
(Reuters) - Powerball's jackpot has surged to an estimated $400 million after the first drawing of the new year resulted in no winning ticket holders, the operator of the multistate game said on Sunday. Powerball, played in 44 states, two U.S. territories and Washington, D.C., will hold its next drawing on Wednesday, giving players another crack at the grand prize. The ...
Michigan runs over Florida in 41-7 Citrus Bowl win
Post Date: 2016-01-02 21:16:26 by BTP Holdings
Michigan runs over Florida in 41-7 Citrus Bowl win By Sam Cooper 18 hours ago Dr. Saturday ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01: Sione Houma #39 of the Michigan Wolverines carries during the first half of the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl game against ... Michigan ended year one of the Jim Harbaugh era with an exclamation point. The Wolverines completely dominated Florida on both sides of the ball to win the Citrus Bowl, 41-7, and finish the season with 10 wins. While Michigans fourth-ranked defense smothered the overmatched Florida offense and didnt allow a point in the games final three quarters, fifth-year senior Jake Rudock, in his final collegiate game, turned in another ...
Take A Look At The Other Side Of Chevroletís Danica Patrick
Post Date: 2015-12-25 19:28:49 by BTP Holdings
Take A Look At The Other Side Of Chevrolets Danica Patrick You may be familiar with Chevy driver, Danica Patrick. If you havent heard of her, she is the spokesperson for the most successful website hosting company today, GoDaddy. She is also a race car driver. Impressively, she is the most successful female driver in the history of open-wheel racing in America. Throughout her career, she has had a great number of successes that has made her who she is today. She began her career as a model and it did not take her long to land the GoDaddy gig which launched her into the spotlight. Once she became the spokesperson for GoDaddy, she could be seen on TV all the time, especially ...
Red Sox will retire Wade Boggs' No. 26 and we'll drink to that
Post Date: 2015-12-22 17:03:38 by BTP Holdings
Red Sox will retire Wade Boggs' No. 26 and we'll drink to that By Mike Oz December 21, 2015 3:19 PM Big League Stew When we're talking about Wade Boggs, the Hall of Fame third baseman, it's hard to not talk about numbers. He had 3,010 hits in 18 MLB seasons, finishing with a .328 career average. He's also famous for supposedly drinking 107 beers in a day. Both are impressive feats, but the first is the reason for this next bit of historical numerology: The Boston Red Sox announced Monday that they plan to retire Boggs' No. 26 next May. The best response we have to that news is "cheers!" As much as Boggs' ability to soak up the suds has made him ...
Dodgers hit with record $43.6 million luxury tax bill
Post Date: 2015-12-20 10:41:37 by BTP Holdings
Dodgers hit with record $43.6 million luxury tax bill By Mark Townsend 21 hours ago Big League Stew The free-spending Los Angeles Dodgers will be picking up another expensive tab this winter. According to the Associated Press, the Dodgers have been hit with a record luxury tax of nearly $43.6 million for a payroll that fell just shy of $300 million during the 2015 season. Yes, that bill is even more expensive than the 34.5 million they owe Clayton Kershaw in 2016 or the $34.5 million Zack Greinke will earn on average during his new deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. And just think, had the Dodgers been able to re-sign Greinke, they'd be well on their way to a likely more ...
Rangers sign former No. 1 pick Matt Bush after 34 months in prison
Post Date: 2015-12-19 15:49:14 by BTP Holdings
Rangers sign former No. 1 pick Matt Bush after 34 months in prison By Chris Cwik 23 hours ago Big League Stew Matt Bush had shown enough promise through early spring training that he was a candidate for a call-up in 2012 Matt Bush had shown enough promise through early spring training that he was a candidate for a call-up in 2012 After 34 months in prison, former No. 1 overall draft pick Matt Bush will get an opportunity to play baseball again. The Texas Rangers signed Bush to a minor-league deal Friday. Bush is considered one of the biggest draft busts of all time. His numbers on the field never matched his draft slot, but it was his antics off the field that cemented his legacy. ...
Baseball Commissioner Rejects Pete Rose's Plea to Lift Lifetime Ban
Post Date: 2015-12-14 19:24:04 by BTP Holdings
Baseball Commissioner Rejects Pete Rose's Plea to Lift Lifetime Ban Image: Baseball Commissioner Rejects Pete Rose's Plea to Lift Lifetime Ban Monday, 14 Dec 2015 01:20 PM Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has rejected Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement, citing his continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for the Cincinnati Reds. Manfred says in a letter sent to Rose and made public Monday that baseball's hits king hasn't been completely honest about his gambling on baseball games. Manfred also noted that Rose continues to bet on baseball games legally, even though his gambling got him into trouble. Manfred says it's an ...
Danny MacAskill - Cascadia
Post Date: 2015-12-12 20:44:19 by X-15
Diocese's Posting of Nun's Trophy Deer Draws Backlash
Post Date: 2015-12-07 18:16:58 by BTP Holdings
Diocese's Posting of Nun's Trophy Deer Draws Backlash Image: Diocese's Posting of Nun's Trophy Deer Draws Backlash (Facebook) Monday, 07 Dec 2015 03:02 PM A Pennsylvania nun has come under criticism after a picture of 10-point buck she bagged was posted on her diocese's Facebook page. Sister John Paul Bauer is shown in her nun's habit holding the deer by the antlers. Bauer says she had just said the rosary up in a tree stand when she killed the 200-pound buck Nov. 30. The high school theology teacher says it was the biggest of the three bucks she has killed in her 15-year hunting career. Initial comments were largely positive. But as the page neared 1.5 ...
Twenty reasons why the Warriors are 20-0
Post Date: 2015-12-05 10:54:03 by Horse
1. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been scoring at an incredible rate. Curry joins Allen Iverson in 2005-06 as the only players in the past 30 seasons to average at least 32 points per game in the first 20 games of a season, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. 2. Curry makes an unprecedented amount of 3-pointers. In Wednesday's win, Curry became the fastest player in NBA history to reach 100 3-pointers in a season. The previous record was 31 games by Ray Allen (2005-06) and Ryan Anderson (2012-13), according to Elias research. 3. Curry dominates in bunches. He scored at least 20 points in a quarter for the fifth time this season. No other player has done that more ...
Brady: 'I donít think Iíve ever been so visibly pissed off'
Post Date: 2015-11-30 16:57:34 by BTP Holdings
Brady: 'I dont think Ive ever been so visibly pissed off' November 30, 2015, 10:45 am by Phil Perry Given the way Sunday night's game played out, it was understandable as to why Tom Brady was so irked after the fact. The Patriots had a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter. They had big pickups negated by penalties they didn't agree with. They lost Rob Gronkowski, who had to be carted off due to an injury. They didn't get a pass-interference penalty they thought they deserved when Brandon LaFell ran deep down the field during the first play of overtime. Then the Broncos ended the game with a long touchdown run. "How it all played out," Brady ...
Police: Puig gets swollen eye during encounter with bouncer
Post Date: 2015-11-28 06:22:33 by BTP Holdings
Police: Puig gets swollen eye during encounter with bouncer Associated Press 5 hours ago File-This July 20, 2015, file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig looking on from the dugout during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. Puig suffered a swollen eye and facial bruises during a fight with a bouncer. Miami police spokesman Major Delrish Moss says the injuries happened Wednesday night as the Cuban player was leaving the Blue Martini bar at bouncers request following an argument with his sister. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File) File-This July 20, 2015, file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig looking on from the dugout during ...
Bengals no longer undefeated after terrible performance in Texans loss
Post Date: 2015-11-17 18:06:13 by BTP Holdings
Bengals no longer undefeated after terrible performance in Texans loss By Frank Schwab 17 hours ago Shutdown Corner This is why it's so hard to go deep into a season with an undefeated record. It's why we need to appreciate what the Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots have done. There are no easy games in the NFL. There are no McNeese States on the schedule. If you're off in the NFL, you're going to lose. There's not that big of a gap between the best teams in the NFL and the worst ones to win when you play poorly. And it's hard to have your best game 16 times in a row. The Cincinnati Bengals are no longer undefeated. They came in 8-0, as 10-point ...
Holly Holm is the superior fighter, but does that make Ronda Rousey a fraud?
Post Date: 2015-11-17 17:37:55 by BTP Holdings
Holly Holm is the superior fighter, but does that make Ronda Rousey a fraud? By Dan Wetzel 15 hours ago In February, Ronda Rousey is set to begin filming a remake of the movie "Road House." She'll reprise Patrick Swayze's role of Dalton, the I-want-you-to-be-nice-until-it's-time-to-not-be-nice bouncer. It is precisely the kind of thing that her critics are howling about in the wake of her knockout defeat to Holly Holm Saturday for the UFC bantamweight title. Does she want to be an actress or a fighter? Is she real or an overhyped fraud? Is she just the real-life version of another cinematic classic character, the business-minded Apollo Creed walking straight into ...
Holly Holm stuns Ronda Rousey with head-kick KO at UFC 193
Post Date: 2015-11-15 07:41:04 by BTP Holdings
Holly Holm stuns Ronda Rousey with head-kick KO at UFC 193 By Kevin Iole 6 hours ago Cagewriter In arguably the biggest upset in UFC history, Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, with a kick to the head in the second round to become the women's bantamweight champion in the main event of UFC 193. Rousey, who blossomed into a superstar with a series of spectacular finishes, was never in the fight. A multiple time boxing champion, Holm easily won the first round by picking apart Rousey with her hands. Rousey's coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, said before the bout that he felt Rousey could outbox Holm, but that battle wasn't even close. Holm ...
CFP rankings: Clemson stays at No. 1, Notre Dame jumps into Top 4
Post Date: 2015-11-11 17:13:06 by BTP Holdings
CFP rankings: Clemson stays at No. 1, Notre Dame jumps into Top 4 By Sam Cooper 21 hours ago Dr. Saturday Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after their 23-17 win over Florida State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in Clems... Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after their 23-17 win over Florida State in an NCAA college football
Though Clemson stayed at No. 1 for a second straight week, there was quite a bit of movement in the second installment of the 2015 College Football Playoff rankings. One-loss Alabama, coming off its impressive 30-16 win over LSU, jumped from No. 4 to No. 2, while the Tigers dropped from No. 2 all the way down ...
Caged: What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight
Post Date: 2015-11-10 18:54:41 by BTP Holdings
Caged: What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight By Mary Pilon Nov 10, 2015 @ 3:03 PM "When are we going to see women in the UFC, dude?" TMZ cameraman "Never." Dana White, president of Ultimate Fighting Championship, 2011 *** On a recent fall afternoon at New York's London Hotel, Ultimate Fighting Championship's first and current Women's Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, sat in a makeup chair considering sex and violence. She wondered whether the elderly enjoy the former more than young people (the conclusion was that they did) and, closer to her personal experience, how women in her profession were fighting stereotypes ...
Smokiní Hot Photos of Ronda Rousey Ė Female Athlete of the Year!
Post Date: 2015-11-07 13:27:58 by BTP Holdings
Slideshow at source. Poster Comment:This lady is fit, and HOT! ;)
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