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NFL over-time rules changed for regular season

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NFL over-time rules changed for regular season (via AFP) NFL owners voted Wednesday at the annual meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, to change regular-season over-time rules to match those already implemented for the playoffs. Under the modified sudden-death format, teams that receive the over-time kickoff and kick a field goal on their first possession will… teams, field goal, sudden-death format, …

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Saudi mulls sending woman to Olympics

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Saudi mulls sending woman to Olympics (via AFP) Saudi Arabia, where sports events for women are banned, is considering sending a female athlete for the first time ever to the Olympics this year, following criticism from abroad. The issue of women in sport remains extremely sensitive in the ultra-conservative Muslim state, where women are not even… Saudi Arabia, Olympics, sports, …

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International Motorcycle Show

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The 31st annual Progressive International Motorcycle Shows series is set to launch its 2011-2012 nationwide tour. The upcoming tour will have an increased focus on bringing more manufacturers and an engaging show experience to the widest audience of enthusiasts across the country. Motorcycle riders and powersports fans from coast to coast will have the opportunity to experience hundreds of new …

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Remembering Smokin’ Joe Frazier

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Video tribute to Smokin’ Joe Frazier. Frazier was diagnosed with liver cancer in late September 2011. Within a few weeks, the cancer had metastasized. By November 2011, he was under hospital care, where he died on November 7. Upon hearing of Frazier’s death, Muhammad Ali said, “The world has lost a great champion. I will always remember Joe with respect …

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Al Davis

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We’re loosing GIANTS in their respective fields this week. We’ve now lost Mr. Al Davis, owner of the Oakland Raiders. Respectfully we give this tribute to the man who is synonymous with old school football and who coined one of the coolest phrases in sports ever, “just win baby…” For more follow the updates on the Oakland Raiders site here.

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Your Thoughts On Mayweather vs. Ortiz

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Since I didn’t pay HBO PPV to watch the fight live, I wasn’t going to comment on any of the Mayweather vs. Ortiz stuff until I was actually able to see the “shot in question” If you saw the fight, and not just read about it in the paper, I’d love your comments below. Check out this entertaining little clip …

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Band of Misfits 2011

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The World Champion San Fransisco Giants (that phrase never gets old) have returned to defend their title. From the day pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, the boys of summer have been trailed by a camera crew from the Showtime series The Franchise.  Last night The Franchise made it’s season debut at 10pm.  (New episodes air Wednesdays @ 10pm.) …

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Tree Houses and Zip Lines

My family just returned from a week-long road trip into  Southern Oregon and by far the most memorable part of the trip for my four-year-old son was the afternoon we spent on a zip line course near Cave Junction.  At the Out’n’About resort no child is too young or too old to have fun.  The resort is home to 12 …

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Mike Tomlin

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Black History Month – Day 5 Spotlight: Mike Tomlin Disclaimer: I’m cheering for the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV (that has a little to do with why Tomlin is our spotlight today). Background Mike Tomlin was born March 15, 1972 and is the current head coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tomlin is the third youngest head coach in any of …

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Tiger Playing Like…Tiger

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If you take yesterday’s performance as a measuring stick, then it’s safe to say that Tiger Woods was swinging the golf club like his old self at yesterdays opening round of the Chevron World Challenge in Thousand Oaks, Ca. He birdied five of his first 10 holes at Sherwood Country Club on his way to a seven-under-par 65. That was …

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BMW Coming To The Super Bowl

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BMW North America is returning to the Super Bowl after a 10-year hiatus. According to the auto manufacturer — which globally operates out of Germany but has U.S. headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. — between 2010 and 2011, over 60% of its total inventory will be new vehicles. “We’re in the window of our biggest launch period in history and …

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