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Incredible MLB Memorial Day Weekend

It has been a memorable Memorial Day weekend for America’s pastime (understatement of the year). Roy Halladay’s perfect game obviously grabbed the biggest headlines. The Philadelphia Phillies ace pitched the 20th perfect game in MLB history. Combined with Dallas Braden’s perfect game on May 9, the duo represent the first time since 1880 that two [...]

King James to Continue Ruling in Cleveland

As you drive down Ontario Street toward downtown Cleveland, it becomes blindingly clear who the city belongs to. Literally. There is a 10-story LeBron James billboard mounted across the street from the Quicken Loans Arena that is 110 feet high and 212 feet wide. In 2007, the federal government deemed the sign to be two-and-a-half [...]

Turkish National Football Team in New Jersey

The Turkish national football (soccer) team kicked off their U.S. Tour yesterday with a 2-1 exhibition victory over the Czech Republic at Red Bull Arena. It was the venue’s first ever international friendly since the March 20 grand opening two months ago. While I was doing a photo shoot for my website (susanshan.com) at the [...]

2010 NHL Playoffs Superior to NBA Playoffs

This year, when torn between watching an NHL playoff game or an NBA playoff game being aired at the same time, the choice is really quite simple. The 2010 NHL playoffs blow away the NBA playoffs in every facet of sports. In the 12 series that each sport has played to reach the conference finals, [...]

Tobi Oyedeji: The Tragedy That Makes Us Remember

Once in a while, there comes along a story that breaks our hearts. For Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon, the story is Tobi Oyedeji. The 6-foot-9 power forward from Bellaire, Texas left a post-prom celebration at Dave & Buster’s early Sunday morning to drop a friend off. He then called his father Mike and said [...]

68 Team Expansion Affects March Madness Brackets

My inbox had a special delivery from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee today. I opened the email with growing anticipation because I expected some breaking news regarding the NCAA Tournament expansion to 68 teams. Instead, Dan Guerrero, Chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and athletics director at UCLA, had this to say: [...]

History Against New Jersey Nets Winning Draft Lottery

The 2010 NBA Draft Lottery on May 18 is also known as the “John Wall Sweepstakes”. The 6-foot-4-inch point guard from the University of Kentucky is being touted as possibly the best No. 1 pick in the last 10 years with the exceptions of LeBron James and Dwight Howard. The 14 teams that did not [...]

Donovan McNabb Wins vs. DeSean Jackson

Donovan McNabb just can’t seem to get along with his star wide receivers. First, Terrell Owens insults him by agreeing with Michael Irvin that the Philadelphia Eagles would be better off with Brett Favre at quarterback. Now, DeSean Jackson is joining in the fun by telling The Sporting News that he was “very happy with [...]

Terrence Jones Recruitment

The neverending soap opera recruitment of Portland’s Terrence Jones continues to drag on. For those of you unfamiliar with the world of high school recruiting, Jones is a versatile, studly 6’9″ power forward who can handle the ball and shoot the 3-pointer. Rivals.com has him ranked No. 13, Scout.com has him ranked No. 8, and [...]

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