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The 2014 overall Pac-12 pre-season power rankings

The Pac-12’s North division is arguably its deepest and strongest division, but the Pac-12 South not weak division either. Both divisions are well represented in the pre-season AP top-25 poll … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The 2014 Pac-12 South pre-season power rankings

The Pac-12 South is not nearly as deep as the North, but it is still one of the deepest conference divisions in college football. Last season saw the Arizona State … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Brook Upsets Porter; Figueroa KOs Estrada

Two welterweights put their undefeated records on the line last Saturday and the result has shaken the boxing world. When Shawn Porter knocked out Paulie Malignaggi in April it put … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The 2014 Pac-12 North pre-season power rankings

The 2013 college football saw the Pac-12 conference assert itself as one of the more dominant, and deepest, football conferences in the nation. For many college football fans, the conference’s emergence … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Garcia, Peterson, and Jacobs Stay Busy

The three favored fighters took care of business on Saturday to nobody’s surprise. The first bout between cancer-survivor Daniel Jacobs and Australian contender Jarrod Fletcher proved to be the most … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hopkins-Kovalev Announced, Rios Scores Disappointing DQ Victory

The best news in boxing last Saturday turned out not to be any fight that occurred. Instead, the announcement of a Nov. 8 bout with Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jack Zduriencik won the trade dead line, on and off the field

The 2014 edition of the MLB non-waiver trade deadline was one of the craziest in recent memory. It saw the A’s trade LF Yoenis Cespedes for SP John Lackey and … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Donald Sterling’s defeat in court is good news for NBA, Clippers

In case you missed it on Monday, Donald Sterling’s lawsuit against his wife — for removing him from the head of the Sterling Trust — failed in a Los Angeles, … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

NBA expansion rumors: Seattle and Louisville top the league’s list

The Seattle SuperSonics might be returning before the end of the MOU between Chris Hansen, the Seattle City Council, and the King County Council. According to SonicsRising, the NBA is discussing expanding … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sidney Rice’s retirement was the right thing to do

The Seattle Seahawks have announced that wide receiver  Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after seven season. Rice made it to the Pro Bowl once during his career, and … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

The California ballpark tour stops at Petco Park.

The City of San Diego opened up the $450 million Petco Park in time for the 2004 MLB season, two years after it was originally scheduled to open, with the … Continue reading

July 19, 2014

Canelo & Lara Earn Respect and Criticism

Due to basically living a cave for the past month (no internet, AHHH!) and solving financial problems, I have neglected to write an article for quite some time. This is … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Marlon Byrd makes sense for the Mariners, at the right price.

Marlon Byrd is 36 years old, and he is currently crushing the ball while wearing a Phillies uniform. With Philadelphia’s struggles this year, they are going to be looking to off-load … Continue reading

July 11, 2014

The Mariners are reportedly interested in White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo

The Seattle Mariners, and the San Francisco Giants,are looking at trading for Chicago White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo according to MLB Trade rumors. General Manager Jack Zduriencik is looking to … Continue reading

July 4, 2014

MLB offensive decline is due to pitching, not more home runs

The decline of offense, and scoring, in the MLB since the end of the steroid era has been something that has been a topic of discussion for a while now. … Continue reading

June 30, 2014

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Sports with Neil's Next BroadcastMarch 29th, 2014
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