Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

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June Rousso

June Rousso

Health

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James Grundvig
James Grundvig

James Grundvig

Tech

CEO of Cloudnician LLC, a mobile-cloud startup with big data pull. He has 25+ years of engineering-construction experience on projects of scale. .. view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

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Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

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Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

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Richard Cox

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Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

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Zac Wassink

Zac Wassink

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Linda Moore

Linda Moore

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I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

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Phil Butler

Phil Butler

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Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

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Veronica Davis

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Cathy Hobbs

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  • NFL: Raiders at Browns preview

    The Cleveland Browns will be looking to avoid a second-straight loss to a winless team, this time the Oakland Raiders.

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    Cleveland Browns can’t afford to be all-in on quarterback Brian Hoyer.

    One bad game.

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  • Cleveland Browns Week 8 NFL Power Rankings

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  • Week 8 NFL power rankings

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  • NFL: Jaguars beat Browns 24-6

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will have to wait some time before he cashes in on any National Football League contract.

    Hoyer had the worst outing to date of his professional career, the Cleveland offense was dreadful, and what was a winless Jacksonville Jaguars team stunned the Browns and the football world to the tune …

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  • NFL Preview: Browns at Jaguars

    The Cleveland Browns are big road favorites to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars this coming Sunday.

    This is a rarity.

    Truth be told, both teams have been National Football League laughingstocks over the years. That trend may be coming to an end. Jacksonville has a promising rookie quarterback who could be the answer to the franchise’s …

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  • Week 7 Fantasy Football Start or Sit

    National Football League Week 7 fantasy football start or sit advice.

    Week 7 fantasy football start or sit: Start QB Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

    It’s a perfect storm going Romo’s way this Sunday. The New York Giants are the walking wounded both physically and emotionally. Romo is a good fantasy football quarterback when at home, …

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  • Cleveland Browns Week 7 NFL power rankings

    The Cleveland Browns routed hated AFC North rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time in over two decades. Veteran quarterback and hometown hero Brian Hoyer is playing well and keeping rookie Johnny Manziel on the sidelines. The defense of the Browns finally had a good game. Cleveland is at 3-2 and looking like a …

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  • Week 7 NFL power rankings

    How about them Dallas Cowboys? The clock has been turned back, as Dallas is responsible for the best team in all of the National Football League. That is represented in NFL power rankings following the Cowboys going out west and earning the biggest win the franchise has achieved in years.

    Week 7 NFL power rankings

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  • Jets CB Dee Milliner Suffers Achilles Tear

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 22:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)    Dee Milliner #27 of the New York Jets greets fans after a game against the Cleveland Browns on December 22, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Browns 24-13.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    The Jets’ secondary narrows with another loss to an inadequate and vulnerable position. 

    Jets second year cornerback, Dee Milliner underwent an MRI on Monday and tests confirmed that Milliner has a season ending torn achilles tendon – with rehab expecting to be about six to nine months. 

    Milliner exited in the first quarter of Sunday’s …

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  • Week 6 Fantasy Football Studs and Duds

    Conventional wisdom advised against starting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in Week 6. Newton had been inconsistent throughout the campaign, and the belief was that he was not fully recovered from ankle and rib injuries that he had suffered before the start of the regular season. Add in that Newton and the Panthers were set …

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  • Cleveland Browns crush Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10

    The 2014 Cleveland Browns are playoff contenders in the middle of October.

    Fans and analysts alike said the same about the 2013 edition of the Browns before quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a torn ACL on a Thursday night during a game against the Buffalo Bills. Hoyer is healthy and playing well this fall, the Browns …

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  • NFL preview: Steelers at Browns

    It’s not just you if it seems as if it was long ago when the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers were true rivals. While the Steelers have dominated the so-called new Browns since 1999 — winning the Super Bowl on two occasions in the process — the Browns have been National Football League laughingstocks. It …

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  • Fantasy Football Week 6 Start or Sit

    Week 6 of the 2014 National Football League regular season brings with it multiple dilemmas for fantasy football owners. A plethora of first-choice running backs will be sidelined because of injuries. You could also find yourself without your WR1 or your TE1 because of injuries or Bye weeks.

    Even casual fantasy football owners don’t need …

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  • Cleveland Browns Week 6 NFL power rankings

    The Cleveland Browns made National Football League history in coming back from a 25-point deficit to stun the Tennessee Titans at Tennessee. Last Sunday’s game involving the Browns and Titans was a tale of two halves, during which the Browns played like the worst team in the NFL and then like a true postseason contender.…

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  • Week 6 NFL power rankings

    The top young quarterbacks in the National Football League can still learn a thing or two from Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. 

    Manning and Brady put on shows during Week 5 of the NFL regular season. Both made history while helping guide their clubs to victories, turning back the clock to a time when there …

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  • Week 5 fantasy football studs and busts

    It seems that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can still be a serviceable fantasy football quarterback.

    Days after just about everybody out there,  myself included, recommended that fantasy football owners should bench Brady in favor of other options, the future Hall-of-Famer posted the sixth-most points among quarterbacks in routing the Cincinnati Bengals. Brady …

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  • Cleveland Browns rally to stun Tennessee Titans

    Comeback kings. Kardiac Kids.

    Just don’t call them the same old Browns.

    The Cleveland Browns scored 26 consecutive points en route to rallying from behind to stun the Tennessee Titans on the road on Sunday. The 29-28 Cleveland victory was a quintessential tale of two halves, with the Browns looking like one of the worst …

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  • NFL preview: Browns at Titans a must-win for Cleveland

    It’s rare for a Week 5 National Football League game to be must-win for any team.

    It’s also rare that the Cleveland Browns could in the hunt for a playoff spot.

    Wait.

    Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?!?

    Sure. Maybe.

    The Browns could, looking ahead at the team’s schedule, be at 6-6 or even better at the start …

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  • Week 5 Fantasy Football start or sit

    Fantasy football owners have a plethora of options for Week 5 with only two National Football League teams on the Bye. Those of you who favor weekly fantasy football leagues over season-long competitions would do well to examine several NFL match-ups before clicking the “submit” button for your lineup that last time.

    Week 5 fantasy

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  • NFL: Raiders at Browns preview

    The Cleveland Browns will be looking to avoid a second-straight loss to a winless team, this time the Oakland Raiders.

    It all went wrong for the Cleveland Browns last Sunday. What was supposed to be the start of a run that ended with Cleveland at 6-2 crashed and burned right out of the gates, as …

    Read More

  • Should Browns have Brian Hoyer on a short leash against the Raiders?

    Cleveland Browns can’t afford to be all-in on quarterback Brian Hoyer.

    One bad game.

    That is what some would say of the performance had by Cleveland Browns starting quarterback Brian Hoyer last Sunday in the team’s 24-6 loss to what had been a winless Jacksonville Jaguars side. Hoyer and the rest of the Cleveland offense …

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  • Cleveland Browns Week 8 NFL Power Rankings

    How quickly things can change in the National Football League.

    The Cleveland Browns were flying high a week ago following a dominating performance against division rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers. Any good feelings Cleveland fans had as a result of that victory were erased this past weekend when the Browns failed to show up against the …

    Read More

  • Week 8 NFL power rankings

    If there was any doubt about Denver Broncos superstar Peyton Manning being the greatest regular season quarterback in the history of the National Football League, he erased those questions from conversations on Sunday night. Manning now holds the record for most career NFL touchdown passes, and he is somehow seemingly improving with age. The Broncos …

    Read More

  • NFL: Jaguars beat Browns 24-6

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will have to wait some time before he cashes in on any National Football League contract.

    Hoyer had the worst outing to date of his professional career, the Cleveland offense was dreadful, and what was a winless Jacksonville Jaguars team stunned the Browns and the football world to the tune …

    Read More

  • NFL Preview: Browns at Jaguars

    The Cleveland Browns are big road favorites to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars this coming Sunday.

    This is a rarity.

    Truth be told, both teams have been National Football League laughingstocks over the years. That trend may be coming to an end. Jacksonville has a promising rookie quarterback who could be the answer to the franchise’s …

    Read More

  • Week 7 Fantasy Football Start or Sit

    National Football League Week 7 fantasy football start or sit advice.

    Week 7 fantasy football start or sit: Start QB Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

    It’s a perfect storm going Romo’s way this Sunday. The New York Giants are the walking wounded both physically and emotionally. Romo is a good fantasy football quarterback when at home, …

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  • Cleveland Browns Week 7 NFL power rankings

    The Cleveland Browns routed hated AFC North rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time in over two decades. Veteran quarterback and hometown hero Brian Hoyer is playing well and keeping rookie Johnny Manziel on the sidelines. The defense of the Browns finally had a good game. Cleveland is at 3-2 and looking like a …

    Read More

  • Week 7 NFL power rankings

    How about them Dallas Cowboys? The clock has been turned back, as Dallas is responsible for the best team in all of the National Football League. That is represented in NFL power rankings following the Cowboys going out west and earning the biggest win the franchise has achieved in years.

    Week 7 NFL power rankings

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  • Jets CB Dee Milliner Suffers Achilles Tear

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 22:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)    Dee Milliner #27 of the New York Jets greets fans after a game against the Cleveland Browns on December 22, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Browns 24-13.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    The Jets’ secondary narrows with another loss to an inadequate and vulnerable position. 

    Jets second year cornerback, Dee Milliner underwent an MRI on Monday and tests confirmed that Milliner has a season ending torn achilles tendon – with rehab expecting to be about six to nine months. 

    Milliner exited in the first quarter of Sunday’s …

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  • Week 6 Fantasy Football Studs and Duds

    Conventional wisdom advised against starting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in Week 6. Newton had been inconsistent throughout the campaign, and the belief was that he was not fully recovered from ankle and rib injuries that he had suffered before the start of the regular season. Add in that Newton and the Panthers were set …

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  • Cleveland Browns crush Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10

    The 2014 Cleveland Browns are playoff contenders in the middle of October.

    Fans and analysts alike said the same about the 2013 edition of the Browns before quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a torn ACL on a Thursday night during a game against the Buffalo Bills. Hoyer is healthy and playing well this fall, the Browns …

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  • NFL preview: Steelers at Browns

    It’s not just you if it seems as if it was long ago when the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers were true rivals. While the Steelers have dominated the so-called new Browns since 1999 — winning the Super Bowl on two occasions in the process — the Browns have been National Football League laughingstocks. It …

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  • Fantasy Football Week 6 Start or Sit

    Week 6 of the 2014 National Football League regular season brings with it multiple dilemmas for fantasy football owners. A plethora of first-choice running backs will be sidelined because of injuries. You could also find yourself without your WR1 or your TE1 because of injuries or Bye weeks.

    Even casual fantasy football owners don’t need …

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  • Cleveland Browns Week 6 NFL power rankings

    The Cleveland Browns made National Football League history in coming back from a 25-point deficit to stun the Tennessee Titans at Tennessee. Last Sunday’s game involving the Browns and Titans was a tale of two halves, during which the Browns played like the worst team in the NFL and then like a true postseason contender.…

    Read More

  • Week 6 NFL power rankings

    The top young quarterbacks in the National Football League can still learn a thing or two from Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. 

    Manning and Brady put on shows during Week 5 of the NFL regular season. Both made history while helping guide their clubs to victories, turning back the clock to a time when there …

    Read More

  • Week 5 fantasy football studs and busts

    It seems that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can still be a serviceable fantasy football quarterback.

    Days after just about everybody out there,  myself included, recommended that fantasy football owners should bench Brady in favor of other options, the future Hall-of-Famer posted the sixth-most points among quarterbacks in routing the Cincinnati Bengals. Brady …

    Read More

  • Cleveland Browns rally to stun Tennessee Titans

    Comeback kings. Kardiac Kids.

    Just don’t call them the same old Browns.

    The Cleveland Browns scored 26 consecutive points en route to rallying from behind to stun the Tennessee Titans on the road on Sunday. The 29-28 Cleveland victory was a quintessential tale of two halves, with the Browns looking like one of the worst …

    Read More

  • NFL preview: Browns at Titans a must-win for Cleveland

    It’s rare for a Week 5 National Football League game to be must-win for any team.

    It’s also rare that the Cleveland Browns could in the hunt for a playoff spot.

    Wait.

    Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?!?

    Sure. Maybe.

    The Browns could, looking ahead at the team’s schedule, be at 6-6 or even better at the start …

    Read More

  • Week 5 Fantasy Football start or sit

    Fantasy football owners have a plethora of options for Week 5 with only two National Football League teams on the Bye. Those of you who favor weekly fantasy football leagues over season-long competitions would do well to examine several NFL match-ups before clicking the “submit” button for your lineup that last time.

    Week 5 fantasy

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  • Paul George Suffers Severe Leg Injury During Team USA Practice

    Horrific news for Paul George, the Indiana Pacers, Team USA, and the entirety of the NBA as George suffers a serious leg injury.  Team USA practice ended tonight following George’s collision with the basket stanchion.  Chasing down James Harden and fouling him on a layup, George caught a lot of air and landed awkwardly on …

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  • Parker Agrees to 3 Year Extension

    NBA champion and future hall of fame point guard, Tony Parker has reached an agreement with the Spurs that will extend his contract for an additional 3 years, Yahoo Sports reports.

    The exact details of the contract are unknown per Spurs’ regulation. However, initial reports put the total value of Parker’s contract extension in the …

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  • Harkless Won’t Represent Puerto Rico In FIBA World Cup

     

    Maurice Harkless has decided not to play for the Puerto Rico national team in this year’s FIBA World Cup, The Orlando Sentinel reports. According to Magic insiders, the forward/guard reneged on his commitment to represent Puerto Rico in 2014 because he wants to focus on the Magic.

    The decision should come as no surprise.…

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  • NBA Draft Recap: Numerous Trades

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: Media await the first pick of the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 26, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Maribel de la Torre/Getty Images)

    BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – In the 2014 NBA Draft, there were several trades back and forth. Here’s the rundown:    

    - The Orlando Magic traded G Arron Afflalo to the Denver Nuggets for Evan Fournier and the rights to (No. 56 pick) Roy Devyn Marble. 

    - The Denver Nuggets traded F Anthony Randolph and (No.11) Doug …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Utah Jazz

    With the 23rd pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Utah Jazz select G Rodney Hood from Duke 

    Harris, 6’8″, 215 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    16.1 PPG (Points Per Game)

    4.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

    2.1 APG (Assists Per Game)

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Outside shooter

                                 - Great size on the wing

                            

                        

    Quick Facts: 

    > …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Minnesota Grizzlies

    With the 22nd pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Minnesota Grizzlies select G Jordan Adams from UCLA

    Harris, 6’5″, 209 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    17.4 PPG (Points Per Game)

    5.3 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

    2.3 APG (Assists Per Game)

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Mid-range Scoring

                                 - Attacking

                            

     Quick Facts: 

    > Collected 168 steals in …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Oklahoma City Thunder

    With the 21th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder select C Mitch McGary from Michigan. 

    Harris, 6’10″, 263 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    9.5 PPG (Points Per Game)

    8.3 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Quick for his size

                                 - Can do damage offensively as a playmaker

                                  – Rarely turns …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Toronto Raptors Selection

    With the 20th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors select F Bruno Caboclo [International]

    Caboclo, 6’9″, 200 lbs. 

    (No Available info/statistics on Caboclo) 

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  • NBA Live Draft Update: Chicago Bulls selection (2)

    With the 19th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls select G Gary Harris from Michigan State. 

    Harris, 6’4″, 210 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    16.7 PPG (Points Per Game)

    4.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

    2.7 APG (Assists Per Game)

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Strong and Physical

                                 - Versatile offensive game

                                  – Solid ball …

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  • NBA Live Draft Update: Phoenix Suns selection

    With the 18th pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns select G Tyler Ennis from Syracuse University. 

    Ennis, 6’2” weighs 180 lbs

     

    Strengths – Quality outside Shooter

    -  Good length

    - Great court vision

     

    Averages last season [Out of 34 games]

    12.9 – PPG (Points Per Game)  * Ranked second on …

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  • NBA Live Draft Update: Boston Celtics selection

    With the 17th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics select G James Young from Kentucky. 

    Young, 6’6″, 215 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    14.3 PPG (Points Per Game)

    4.3 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Good size 

                                 - Light on his feet

                             - Looks over the top of the defense

                            

    Quick …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Chicago Bulls Selection

    With the 16th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls select C Jusuf Nurkic from Croatia. 

    Nurkic, 6’11″, 280 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    8.8 PPG (Points Per Game)

    6.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Productive big man

                                 - Uses his body

                             - Scores a ton of baskets 

                               - Aggressive shot …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Atlanta Hawks Selection

    With the 15th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks select F Adreian Payne from Michigan State . 

    Randle, 6’10″, 245 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    16.4 PPG (Points Per Game)

    7.3 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Long and athletic 

                                 - Solid 3-point shooter

                             - Good rebounder and defender 

                               

    Quick Facts: …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Phoenix Suns Selection

    With the 14th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns select F T.J. Warren from North Carolina State. 

    Randle, 6’8″, 215 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    24.9 PPG (Points Per Game)

    7.1  RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Creative scorer

                                 - Excellent shot-maker from mid-range and around the bucket. 

                             - Pushes the …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Minnesota Timberwolves Selection

    With the 13th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves select G Zachary LaVine from UCLA. 

    LaVine, 6’5″, 180 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    9.4 PPG (Points Per Game)

    2.5 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Explosive athlete 

                                 - Versatile offensive game

                             - Very quick in the open floor. 

                         

    Quick Facts: 

    > …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Denver Nuggets Selection

    With the 11th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Denver Nuggets select F Douglas McDermott from Creighton. 

    McDermott, 6’8″, 225 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    26.7 PPG (Points Per Game)

    7.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Offensive instincts

                                 - Footwork and fundamentals as a scorer are elite

                             - Superb outside shooter w/ quick …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: 76ers selection

    With the 10th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select F Elfrid Payton from Louisiana-Lafayette 

    Payton, 6’3″, 190 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    19.2 PPG (Points Per Game)

    6.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

    5.9 APG (Assists Per Game)

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Superb defensive player

                                 - Excellent penetrator and scorer going to the …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Charlotte Hornets Selection

    With the 9th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Hornets select F Noah Vonleah from Indiana 

    Vonleah, 6’10″, 240 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    11.3 PPG (Points Per Game)

    9.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Tremendous length and strong frame. 

                                 - Solid shot blocker

                             - Ambidextrous when it comes to scoring …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Sacramento Kings Selection

    With the 8th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select G Nik Stauskus from Kentucky. 

    Stauskus, 6’6″, 205  lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    17.5 PPG (Points Per Game)

    3.0 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

    3.3 APG (Assists Per Game)

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Elite Shooter w/ quick release

                                 - Unlimited Range

                             - Solid Ball …

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  • NBA Draft Live Update: Los Angeles Lakers Selection

    With the 7th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers select F Julius Randle from Kentucky. 

    Randle, 6’9″, 250 lbs. 

    Average Statistics for 2013-2014 season. 

    15.0 PPG (Points Per Game)

    10.4 RPG (Rebounds Per Game) 

                                 Strengths: 

                                – Athleticism at the power forward position. 

                                 - Makes quick and powerful moves in the post.…

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  • NBA Mock Draft – RD 1

    The NBA Draft will  commence on Thursday June 26th, 2014 at 7:00pm ET with tons of quality draft prospects. As a result, here is my quick mock draft for all 30 teams. Analysis coming soon.

    1st – Cleveland Cavaliers -  Joel Embiid [C from Kansas]

    2nd -Milwaukee Bucks – Jabari Parker [SF from Duke]

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

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    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • MLB Power Rankings Week 6 (5/4-5/10)

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    Throughout the 2014 regular season, some teams will shine and some will falter. Power Rankings will identify who has been moving upwards and who may be hitting a cold spell.

    In this week, the Power Rankings continue to have a West feel. The top team features the best bat in the league. The strength of …

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  • MLB Power Rankings Week 5 (4/27 – 5/3)

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    Throughout the 2014 regular season, some teams will shine and some will falter. Power Rankings will identify who has been moving upwards and who may be hitting a cold spell.

    In this week, the Power Rankings have a West feel. Some teams continue to overcome adversity while some are returning to some projected reality. Meanwhile, …

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  • MLB Power Rankings Week 4 (4/20 – 4/26)

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    Throughout the 2014 regular season, some teams will shine and some will falter. Power Rankings will identify who has been moving upwards and who may be hitting a cold spell.

    In this week, the team with the best record moved back up but the chances they maintain their spot on the top of the mountain …

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  • MLB Power Rankings Week 3 (4/13 – 4/19)

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    Throughout the 2014 regular season, some teams will shine and some will falter. Power Rankings will identify who has been moving upwards and who may be hitting a cold spell.
    In this week, some stellar pitching from a team thought to be struggling with injuries in the pitching staff moved them to the top of …

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  • MLB Power Rankings – Week 2 (4/6 – 4/12)

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    Throughout the 2014 regular season, some teams will shine and some will falter. Power Rankings will identify who has been moving upwards and who may be hitting a cold spell.

    In this week, it is already evident that the baseball season will have its share of hot and cold streaks. Only two of last week’s …

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  • 2013 National League Rookie of the Year Candidates

    Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig was an electrifying spark plug in the Dodgers run towards the NL West division title. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    This award is given to the best rookie in the National League. This award has been given to position players and given to pitchers. This is just for the rookie that had the best season among others getting their first taste of the majors.

    These are the rookies I think are candidates from the National …

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  • 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Candidates

    Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is a defensive wizard with the best batting average among American League rookies. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

    This award is given to the best rookie in the American League. This award has been given to position players and given to pitchers. This is just for the rookie that had the best season among others getting their first taste of the majors.

    These are the rookies I think are candidates from the American …

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  • 2013 National League Cy Young Candidates

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw had a historically good season atop the pitching staff. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

    This award is given to the best pitcher in the National League. Rarely does a relief pitcher win this award but it isn’t uncommon. Winning doesn’t always translate into being the best pitcher. Some pitchers are recognized for their talents beyond their team’s talents. Striking out the most doesn’t always mean you’re the best either. …

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  • 2013 American League Cy Young Candidates

    Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish had a great sophomore season, striking out a major-league best 277. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    This award is given to the best pitcher in the American League. Rarely does a relief pitcher win this award but it isn’t uncommon. Winning doesn’t always translate into being the best pitcher. Ask Felix Hernandez, he was the best pitcher to not get wins in 2010 but was recognized for his talents beyond his …

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  • 2013 National League Most Valuable Player Candidates

    Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt continues to have an impressive start to his career, earning MVP considerations. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

    This award is given to the most outstanding player in the National League. Some take into account the team around them and if the team would have been as successful without the individual. Others will take into account the impact the individual has on the various aspects of the game like hitting, stealing and defense. …

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  • 2013 American League Most Valuable Player Candidates

    Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera battled injuries in a great season following his Triple Crown year. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    This award is given to the most outstanding player in the American League. Some take into account the team around them and if the team would have been as successful without the individual. Others will take into account the impact the individual has on the various aspects of the game like hitting, stealing and defense. …

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  • New York Yankees Core Four

    Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte together at the last game in the old Yankee Stadium in 2008. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

    Never before in baseball have there been four players that spent nearly their entire career together on one team. They were drafted and progressed through the organization at the same time as well.…

    Jorge Posada (1995-2011, 17-year career, all with the Yankees)
    Andy Pettitte (1995-2003, 2007-2010, 2012-13, 18-year career, 15 spent with the Yankees, 3

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  • Blink & You’ll Miss Billy Hamilton

    Billy Hamilton has just gotten a small taste of the majors and could continue being a star with his sparkling speed. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

    Centerfielder Billy Hamilton may be the fastest player in baseball.

    In 2012, Billy Hamilton set the Minor League Baseball single-season stolen base record with 155. The previous record was held by Vince Coleman with 145 and it is also 25 more than Rickey Henderson’s Major League record of 130. The stolen base record was achieved …

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  • The Good and Bad of the NL Central

    Known for his defense, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has become an offensive threat too. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

    In 162 games, all baseball teams will identify the things that are going right and the things that are going wrong. Some teams have few to celebrate and some have few to complain about. The St. Louis Cardinals have had success with their offense and their pitching but they could even be better. They may …

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  • The Good and Bad of the NL East

    With a NL-best 147 strikeouts, New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey is the most talked about pitcher in baseball. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

    In 162 games, all baseball teams will identify the things that are going right and the things that are going wrong. Some teams have few to celebrate and some have few to complain about. The Atlanta Braves have put some distance in the division but the Washington Nationals have a trio of pitchers that can’t …

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  • The Good and Bad of the AL West

    In 162 games, all baseball teams will identify the things that are going right and the things that are going wrong. Some teams have few to celebrate and some have few to complain about. The Oakland Athletics put themselves on the map last year and are looking to stay as the top dog that can’t …

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  • Biogenesis Suspensions Handed Out

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will make his 2013 season debut on Monday. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    The Biogenesis news has been one of the biggest subjects in baseball and sports in general. Simply put, the hammer has been dropped on the individuals that have done the crime, intentionally or not.

    The following major leaguers received suspensions:

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun (65 games, the remainder of the 2013 season)

    Detroit Tigers …

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  • Hideki Matsui Retires a Yankee

    Former teammate Derek Jeter (right) presents Hideki Matsui with a framed jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    Hideki Matsui, a fan favorite and respected veteran, officially retires as a New York Yankee on Sunday with a simple ceremony. Hideki Matsui was a simple person and player with simple aspirations, win with the best franchise in sports history. He signed a one-day contract with the Yankees and would sign his retirement papers behind …

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  • The Good and Bad of the AL Central

    With some run support, White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale's 6-8 record would look better. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

    In 162 games, all baseball teams will identify the things that are going right and the things that are going wrong. Some teams have few to celebrate and some have few to complain about. The Detroit Tigers have shown that they are capable of making the World Series but in their division, there is at …

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

    sports

    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

    sports

    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

    sports

    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

    sports

    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

    sports

    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • New York Liberty Acquire Swin Cash

    NEW YORK – The New York Liberty announced that they have traded F Delisha Milton-Jones in exchange for F Swin Cash from the Atlanta Dream. 

    Cash is a three-time WNBA champion and a four time All-Star. According to a press release, Cash reunites with HC Bill Laimbeer where they have won two WNBA championships out …

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  • San Antonio Stars Shine Against Liberty

    NEW YORK (June 5th) – The New York Liberty (2-5) are currently on a three-game losing streak after getting defeated by the San Antonio Stars (4-4), 75-87. 

    The Stars had a total of 5 players in double figures. F Sophia Young-Malcolm lead the team with 18 points and 4 rebounds. 

    “I thought we came out …

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  • Liberty Waives Third Round Pick

    NEW YORK – The New York Liberty announced on Monday that the team has waived G Meighan Simmons. 

    Simmons, All-American from Tennessee, was drafted in the third round of the 2014 WNBA draft. Simmons played in all three preseason games, averaging just 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds. 

    The Liberty opens up their regular-season game against …

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