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Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Sands NFL Stadium Proposal Pure Insanity – Walter Spargo

Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Sands NFL Stadium Proposal Pure Insanity – Walter Spargo By Walter Spargo, Raiders blogger at Cover32 Merriam-Webster defines a scam simply as “a dishonest way to make money by deceiving people.” That is exactly what is going on in Las Vegas. The evidence is overwhelming: just do an Internet search for […]

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No excuses: Despite their injuries and flaws, Tigers still have enough to win … – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsTigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has seen his power drop off following core-muscle surgery in the offseason. (Robin Buckson / Detroit News). Injuries are mounting, and so is the danger. An expected summer stroll for the Tigers has become a stunning stagger, …Struggling Tigers drop their 4th straight, lose at Pittsburgh 4-2 Tuesday nightWTVBMajor […]

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Pitt-Bradford women’s soccer looks to ‘make it uncomfortable’ in 2014 – Bradford Era

Pitt-Bradford women’s soccer looks to ‘make it uncomfortable’ in 2014Bradford EraThe 2014 Pitt-Bradford Women’s Soccer team will be hearing day in and day out the same phrase — “Make It Uncomfortable.” Make it uncomfortable for the other team to play on game day, and make it uncomfortable for themselves at all times in training. …read […]

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MLB: Dan Haren pitches, hits Los Angeles Dodgers over Atlanta Braves – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewstuesDAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Dodgers 4, Braves 2: Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Dodgers to another win over skidding Atlanta. Pirates 4, Tigers 2: Edinson Volquez allowed two runs over six innings …Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2seattlepi.comDan Haren, Los Angeles Dodgers […]

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Philadelphia Phillies fall, 7-2, as Los Angeles Angels rally in 6th – Gloucester County Times – NJ.com

Gloucester County Times – NJ.comANAHEIM, Calif. — Kole Calhoun homered and had an RBI single during a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels’ struggling offense rebounded for a 7-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. David Freese had a two-run …Philadelphia Phillies (53-66) at LA Angels of Anaheim (68-49), 10:05 pm […]

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Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 2: Veterans Martinez, Hunter ask fans for roaring return after … – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressPITTSBURGH — By winning the American League Central Division the last three years, the Tigers have created an expectation for victory that can acquire the air of performance art: They are supposed to win, and they are supposed to win the AL Central by a …Recap: Pittsburgh vs. DetroitMiamiHerald.comJustin Verlander leaves games early […]

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Cal Football Notebook (8/12/2014) – Cal Athletics

Cal Football Notebook (8/12/2014)Cal AthleticsCal’s next practice open to the public is scheduled for Thursday (3:30 – 6 p.m. PT) with the team’s training camp sessions continuing through Golden Bear Day presented by Bug Zappers Pest Control at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on … …read more Source: California Golden Bears News From Google […]

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Raiders fan swings helmet at Cowboys’ BW Webb during fight – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOXNARD, Calif. – Stern warning from both coaching staff, extra police officers, many of them wearing flak jackets, police dogs and the decision to separate Cowboys and Raiders fans to opposite sides of the training facility couldn’t prevent a melee in the first …Possible Raiders move to Los Angeles is gathering steamCBSSports.comRaiders fan swings […]

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Pac-12 Coaches Pick Cal to Finish Third – Cal Athletics

Cal AthleticsSAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 coaches predict a third-place finish for the Golden Bears this season, the conference office announced Tuesday. In a repeat of last year’s preseason coaches poll results, league coaches voted defending conference and national …Women’s soccer coaches pick UCLA as 2014 preseason favoritePac-12.com all 5 news articles …read more Source: California […]

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SWIC women’s soccer team preparing for season opener – Belleville News Democrat

SWIC women’s soccer team preparing for season openerBelleville News DemocratBELLEVILLE — After only one week of workouts, the Southwestern Illinois College women’s soccer team had its first intrasquad scrimmage on Monday. It was, to say the least, a bit competitive. But just the way first-year coach Juergen Huettner likes to … …read more Source: Women […]

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Robin Williams’ secret life as a video gamer: The online gaming community … – Salon

SalonDigInTheCrates, along with being an avid gamer, is a Williams superfan who had recently begun to fret about the state of Williams’ health. When another IGN user asked, “Are you going to kill him or something?” DigInTheCrates responded, “He’s old and …RIP Robin Williams: 8 Video Games That He Loved to PlayCrave OnlineRIP Robin Williams, […]

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Winthrop’s Freda selected as Big South women’s soccer’s top attacking player – Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop’s Freda selected as Big South women’s soccer’s top attacking playerRock Hill HeraldForward Krystyna Freda has been voted as the Big South Women’s Soccer Preseason Attacking Player of the Year and the Winthrop women’s soccer team was predicted to finish sixth in a release from the conference office Tuesday. Freda, a senior from … …read […]

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Get the latest California Golden Bears news with California Golden Blogs – California Golden Blogs (blog)

California Golden Blogs (blog)This was only the second time the team has missed a bowl under the 13-year tenure of Coach Gary Patterson. If they return to form, this could be a formidable foe for the Bears. Head over to Frogs O’ War to familiarize yourselves with our future opponent.TCU, Cal Schedule Home-and-Home Series for […]

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Tigers’ Justin Verlander leaves start with shoulder issue – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comTigers right-hander Justin Verlander was lifted from his Monday night start against the Pirates (GameTracker) after just one inning of work because of right shoulder soreness. He’s set to be re-evaluated on Tuesday. In that one inning of work — the shortest …Analysis: Detroit Tigers’ rotation issues, burnt-up bullpen means situation likely …MLive.comJustin Verlander Leaves […]

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Analysis: Detroit Tigers’ rotation issues, burnt-up bullpen means situation likely … – MLive.com

MLive.comDetroit Tigers players watch from the dugout Monday during their team’s 11-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. (AP Photo). Print · Chris Iott | [email protected] By Chris Iott | [email protected] MLive.com. Follow on Twitter on August 12, 2014 at 6:06 AM, updated …Tigers bat boy injures himself in on-field wipeoutUSA TODAYVerlander leaves with sore shoulder, […]

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Sen. Nelson says US should arm Ukraine against rebels – Florida Today

Florida TodayA senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Nelson made his comments on the eve of a two-week, fact-finding trip to Ukraine, Lithuania and Turkey. Nelson plans to meet with local government leaders, NATO representatives and U.S. military …Sen. Nelson headed to Ukraine; says US should arm Kiev governmentTBO.comSen. Nelson headed to UkraineTampa […]