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Archive | July, 2012

Dear Hope Solo, Please Stop.

July 31, 2012

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As much as Hope Solo is known for her quality goal keeping skills, she has quite the ability to stir controversy as well. In 2007 she gained much attention for her comments towards then U.S. Women’s National Team starting goalie Briana Scurry. Solo was benched for the 2007 Women’s World Cup semifinal matchup against Brazil; […]

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Erik Underwood’s Free MLB picks 7/31/2012

July 31, 2012

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Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox The Tigers haven’t played particularly well lately, but they should find a boost for themselves as their ace steps to the mound against a Boston team who is starting to get healthy and preparing to make a run.  The key to this game is the dominance the Tigers have […]

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Erik Underwood’s Free MLB Picks: 7/30/2012

July 30, 2012

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Oakland Athletics The A’s have been red hot as of late, but tonight they’re going to run into one of the top pitchers in baseball.  David Price will take his 2.57 ERA to the mound in Oakland tonight as they return home from a long road trip.  I always feel like […]

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Live MLS Blog: Timbers vs. Chivas USA

July 29, 2012

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Pre-Match Kris Boyd looks fat. I’ve held this sentiment since the Timbers bought him. We can’t win if he is stealing all the pre-game food from our other starters. Come on, man. The play-by-play announcers look like zombies. ROBBIE EARLE IS BRITISH?! Gavin Wilkinson is the GM and the coach. This experiment has to come […]

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Erik Underwood’s Free Baseball Picks: 7/28/2012

July 28, 2012

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Detroit Tigers @ Toronto Blue Jays The tigers have been hot lately, and although they hit a bump in the road over the last two games, they should right the ship today.  They were at a big disadvantage last night because of Rick Porcello’s high number of ground balls.  Their defense isn’t good enough to […]

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The Friday Five: The Almost Totally Noble Edition!

July 27, 2012

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It’s Friday, and that means it is time for the Friday Five, a rundown of some major events in the sports world that may not have received the coverage they are due, mainly because of the sports media world by large dedicating a ridiculous majority of their time to an event that isn’t really much […]

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Erik Underwood’s MLB Picks: 7/27/2012

July 27, 2012

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Boston Red Sox @ New York Yankees The Yankees had a pretty disappointing road trip out west, getting swept by the A’s, then scratching out 2 of 3 from the Mariners.  They will come back home to meet their struggling division rivals from Boston.  Phil Hughes takes the mound for the Yankees in a game […]

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The Masters of “The Guarantee”

July 26, 2012

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No one likes to lose, and certainly no one likes to admit they’re going to lose. So when athletes guarantee a victory for themselves or their team it really comes as no surprise. However, not all guarantees are issued the same, a guarantee truly becomes great when an athlete can gain all the media’s attention. […]

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