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The name game

January 13, 2015 0

When you break it down sports are a name game. I pity the announcers that are faced with the tall task of pronouncing the daunting last names of foreign athletes.

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January 9, 2015 0

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The Goldmine: Johnny NFL Sunday Ticket?

December 14, 2014 0

Nothing beats watching exciting football in the winter. I have noticed multiple advertisements promoting NFL Sunday Ticket during my recent viewing sessions. This enticing television package enables the viewer to escape regional boundaries. I wasn’t previously intrigued by this opportunity. A life alerting announcement was recently released by popular television channel Fox sports.

Johnny Manziel will make his first career NFL start Sunday in Ohio on Fox. This groundbreaking event alerted the game’s television coverage. Announcers originally tasked with covering the Packers/Bills were given the opportunity to visit Ohio instead. The league’s regional coverage will prevent Midwesterners from experiencing the same luxury. Spending large sums of money on services you will only use once isn’t smart. There are exceptions to the rule. If you’re from Ohio, have an affiliation to Texas A&M or cheer for the Browns, I recommend purchasing NFL Sunday Ticket.

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The Goldmine: Can Seattle save the Sonics?

December 14, 2014 1

The Seattle Supersonics were once the pride and joy of their city. In 2008 Clay Bennett’s ownership group relocated the team to his native Oklahoma City. The Seattle Seahawks’ recent Super Bowl victory has overshadowed Seattle’s attempt to bring back the Sonics.

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R.I.P. professional sports

December 10, 2014 0

Professional sports were once viewed as an affordable form of entertainment. Kids had the opportunity to witness local heroes perform in the same uniform every night. Every morning civilians scanned newspaper box scores. I recall witnessing balanced teams duke it out every night. These activities have become a scarcity in the modern world. I believe professional sports are going through a global warming crisis. The difference is it isn’t preventable.

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The Goldmine: Confessions of a former Dallas Cowboys fan

December 1, 2014 0

A family member lost a bet when I was baby forcing me to become a Dallas Cowboys fan. I experienced consistent heartbreak over the next 20 years. My love-hate relationship with the team continued to torment me. Huffington Post Author Akira Robinson recently listed her five reasons why you should break up with your significant other.