January 25th, 2011 by Lukas B
Super Bowl XLV is slated for February 6th and is certain to be a thrilling display of American football in its finest moment. With each team relying on their respective Pro-Bowl quarterback to champion their pursuit of a championship, both Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger will be setting the pace of the game.
Roethlisberger, the man with the Iron shoulders, is returning to the Super Bowl stage after appearing in the 2006 and 2009 games and winning both. Meanwhile, Mr. Rodgers’ neighborhood is less developed than that of Roethlisberger as he has not yet played in a Super Bowl. At the same time, however, Rodgers was mentored by perhaps one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, Brett Favre. Read More »
January 20th, 2011 by Lukas B
Lithuania is hosting the upcoming Eurobasket 2011 with an increased number of teams when compared to previous years. Twenty four teams, rather than sixteen will now be competing for the prestige of European basketball. The decision, reached in Turkey, automatically qualifies the European teams which played in the 2010 tournament to Eurobasket 2011.
Lithuania, Serbia, Greece, Spain, Slovenia, Turkey, Russia, Germany Croatia, and France will play as part of the cross over from last year’s action. The other national teams which have been awarded the right to participate in Eurobasket 2011 in the Qualifying Round are Israel Great Britain, Macedonia, Belgium and Montenegro. Read More »
January 9th, 2011 by Lukas B
This year’s NFL playoffs are showcasing a unique selection of teams and so far there does not seem to be an absolute favourite in the mix. The closet team to a shoe in for Super Bowl XLV is Tom Brady and his offensive cast of the New England Patriots. The Patriots will have to contend with only a few worthy teams, namely the New Orleans Saints. Let’s take a closer look at the teams vying for the championship and the outcomes which potentially await them.
The New York Jets are in a good position to overcome Payton Manning and the Colts; Rex Ryan’s team has a solid running game which is compounded with a defensive curtain to make Manning’s offensive drives difficult and pain staking. However, after battling with their running game for a large portion of the season, the Colts seem to have found their footing in recent weeks. The Jets will be playing in Indianapolis making it more difficult for the young Mark Sanchez, to find his groove and quarterback with authority. Read More »
January 6th, 2011 by Lukas B
The iconic name of baseball hall of famer Ted Williams will never be the same, and for good reason. This week sports enthusiasts were introduced to an endearing story that read like a fairy tale from a Disney series.
The story, which has now spread virally on YouTube begins with a recovering alcoholic holding a barley legible card board sign on a highway in Ohio. Cars passed Ted Williams daily as he stood and entertained drivers with his captivating, vintage radio voice. His personal story spread with blinding speed and before long Williams found himself in the executive suite of the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers with an offer to announce games on their behalf.
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