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The Friday Five: The Friday Five-and-a-half Edition!

August 17, 2012

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Why, hello there. I see you standing at the door wondering if you should come in, and I assure you there is one heck of a party going on in here, and we don’t mind if you’re late to it. All we care about is adding more people to the fun. I welcome you to […]

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The Friday Five: News Has Broken and I Can’t Fix It

August 10, 2012

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Greetings and salutations, and thanks for coming back for this week’s edition of the Friday Five. In case you don’t know, or are just a fan of having things drummed into your head over and over, the idea behind this neat little weekly wrap-up is to dive below the surface of sporting news, as they […]

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10,000 Meters of Red, White, and Blue

August 6, 2012

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Something happened Saturday and I will never forget it as long as I live. I have watched copious amounts of sporting events in my short life and have seen enough miracle comebacks, electrifying finishes, and out-of-this-world athletes that nothing really surprises me anymore. I think the NBA really does a nice job of making my […]

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Five Remaining Olympic Events That Are Must Watch (For the Wrong Reasons)

August 3, 2012

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Week one of the 2012 London Olympics is in the books, and there was quite a bit to be exited over. Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian of all time, the US Women dominated in gymnastics, and there were plenty of gruesome injuries to go around. But as exciting as the first week has […]

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The Friday Five: Going For The Bronze

August 3, 2012

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Welcome, everyone, to yet another edition of the Friday Five. The sports wrap-up article that expertly blends your need for information with your need for light-hearted whimsy! Every week I take a look at some interesting stories from the world of sports that may have been pushed aside due to the media’s tendency to put […]

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A Bunch of Bad(minton) Women

August 1, 2012

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Finally! A bizarre story surfaces from the London Olympics and it’s about time. Yes, I’m supremely confident that there is some man competing under the guise of femininity in Track and Field, or that Michael Phelps’ mom is, in fact, Paula Deen but the one that broke this morning is pretty tantalizing. Olympic officials have […]

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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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Caught Red Handed: Infamous Cheating Scandals

April 30, 2012

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“If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.”  These words have been uttered many of times in jest, and even sometimes in defense of cheating. Recently there has been much controversy made out of the badminton match-fixing scandal. This will surely become apart of the infamous history of cheating in sports Here are some of the […]

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