Wednesday, August 31, 2011

MLB Schedule August 31, 2011

Kansas City
Detroit
1:05pm ET

Minnesota
Chi White Sox
2:10pm ET

San Diego
LA Dodgers
3:10pm ET

Chi Cubs
San Francisco
3:45pm ET

Oakland
Cleveland
7:05pm ET

Toronto
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

NY Yankees
Boston
7:10pm ET

Washington
Atlanta
7:10pm ET

Philadelphia
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Florida
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Tampa Bay
Texas
8:05pm ET

Pittsburgh
Houston
8:05pm ET

St. Louis
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

Colorado
Arizona
9:40pm ET

LA Angels
Seattle
10:10pm ET

MLB Scores August 30, 2011

Toronto 5
Baltimore 6
Final 10

Kansas City 1
Detroit 2
Final 10

Oakland 2
Cleveland 6
Final

NY Yankees 5
Boston 2
Final

Florida 6
NY Mets 0
Final

Washington 9
Atlanta 2
Final

Philadelphia 9
Cincinnati 0
Final

Pittsburgh 2
Houston 8
Final

Tampa Bay 0
Texas 2
Final

Minnesota 6
Chi White Sox 8
Final

St. Louis 2
Milwaukee 1
Final

Colorado 4
Arizona 9
Final

San Diego 5
LA Dodgers 8
Final

LA Angels 13
Seattle 6
Final

Chi Cubs 5
San Francisco 2
Final

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

MLB Schedule August 30, 2011

Toronto
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Kansas City
Detroit
7:05pm ET

Oakland
Cleveland
7:05pm ET

NY Yankees
Boston
7:10pm ET

Florida
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Washington
Atlanta
7:10pm ET

Philadelphia
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
Houston
8:05pm ET

Tampa Bay
Texas
8:05pm ET

Minnesota
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

St. Louis
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

Colorado
Arizona
9:40pm ET

San Diego
LA Dodgers
10:10pm ET

LA Angels
Seattle
10:10pm ET

Chi Cubs
San Francisco
10:15pm

MLB Scores August 29, 2011

Florida 1
NY Mets 2
Final

Florida 1
NY Mets 5
Final

Oakland 1
Cleveland 2
Final

Kansas City 9
Detroit 5
Final

NY Yankees 3
Baltimore 2
Final

Tampa Bay 3
Toronto 7
Final

Philadelphia 3
Cincinnati 2
Final

Pittsburgh 4
Houston 7
Final

Minnesota 0
Chi White Sox 3
Final

Colorado 1
Arizona 5
Final

San Diego 1
LA Dodgers 4
Final

LA Angels 3
Seattle 5
Final

Chi Cubs 7
San Francisco 0
Final

Monday, August 29, 2011

NFL Pre-Season Schedule And Scores Aug 25-29, 2011

Monday, Aug 29

NY Jets
NY Giants
7:00pm ET

Thursday, Aug 25

Carolina 13
Cincinnati 24
Final

Cleveland 14
Philadelphia 24
Final

Washington 31
Baltimore 34
Final

Friday, Aug 26

Green Bay 24
Indianapolis 21
Final

St. Louis 14
Kansas City 10
Final

Saturday, Aug 27

Jacksonville 32
Buffalo 35
Final OT

Miami 13
Tampa Bay 17
Final

Atlanta 16
Pittsburgh 34
Final

Dallas 23
Minnesota 17
Final

Chicago 13
Tennessee 14
Final

New England 10
Detroit 34
Final

Houston 30
San Francisco 7
Final

Seattle 20
Denver 23
Final

San Diego 34
Arizona 31
Final

Sunday, Aug 28

New Orleans 40
Oakland 20
Final

Payday Loans Helping You Out Of A Tight Spot

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Will Junior Be Able To Hold His Spot And Make The Chase This Season?

With two races left there is some tense time in the Dale Earnhardt Jr camp. He sits 9th in points and with two races left will he hold on. The bottom line is if he finishes above his competitors that are position below him he will be fine. The problem he has though, a DNF could knock him out of The Chase. This is why Junior must still run hard every week to make it. The odds look good he will make the Chase, but does it matter really.

Early in the season Junior was having some good runs and it looked like he was going to break his losing streak, but that did not happen. He has slowly fell down the standings and his performance on the track has suffered as well. It's the same old Junior running well, and not so well. It seems to be a recurring theme anymore with him. Fans though stick by him hoping for a win that I am afraid is not coming this season. Ever since he left his Dad's company he has not performed the way he would like. In fact, maybe it's time Junior ask for his old Dad's number 3 black car. It seems Junior does well when he drives his dad's famous cars, but not his own.


California Wins Thrilling Little League World Series Title Over Japan 2-1

California got a single with the bases loaded from Nick Pratto as California beat Japan by a score of 2-1 to take the Little League World Series. Braydon Salzman pitched a complete-game three-hitter for the win and struck out nine. Japan starter Shoto Totsuka struck out five over 4 1-3 innings, giving up a homer to right to California slugger Hagen Danner.

It's always great to watch the kids because the play the game for the love of it not for the money as they get none. These games always seem close and you sit on your seat on every pitch and every play. This is what baseball is all about. There is at least one sport left that does things the right way. The Little League World Series is always a good time no matter what country you are from.

WNBA Scores August 28, 2011

Minnesota 72
San Antonio 61
Final

Connecticut 72
Tulsa 83
Final

Phoenix 86
Washington 79
Final

New York 73
Chicago 74
Final

Los Angeles 63
Seattle 65
Final

MLB Schedule August 29, 2011

Florida
NY Mets
4:10pm ET

Florida
NY Mets
2nd Game
A
Oakland
Cleveland
7:05pm ET

Kansas City
Detroit
7:05pm ET

NY Yankees
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Tampa Bay
Toronto
7:07pm ET

Philadelphia
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
Houston
8:05pm ET

Minnesota
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Colorado
Arizona
9:40pm ET

San Diego
LA Dodgers
10:10pm ET

LA Angels
Seattle
10:10pm ET

Chi Cubs
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

MLB Scores August 28, 2011

Kansas City 2
Cleveland 1
Final

Tampa Bay 12
Toronto 0
Final

Atlanta
NY Mets
Ppd.

Washington 4
Cincinnati 5
Final 14

NY Yankees 0
Baltimore 2
Final

NY Yankees 8
Baltimore 3
Final

Oakland
Boston
Ppd.

Florida
Philadelphia
Ppd.

Detroit 4
Minnesota 11
Final

Chi Cubs 2
Milwaukee 3
Final

Pittsburgh 4
St. Louis 7
Final

Houston 4
San Francisco 3
Final 11

Chi White Sox 9
Seattle 3
Final

Colorado 7
LA Dodgers 6
Final

San Diego 1
Arizona 6
Final

LA Angels 5
Texas 9
Final

Sunday, August 28, 2011

MLB Schedule August 28, 2011

Kansas City
Cleveland
1:05pm ET

Tampa Bay
Toronto
1:07pm ET

Washington
Cincinnati
1:10pm ET

Atlanta
NY Mets
Ppd.

Oakland
Boston
Ppd.

Florida
Philadelphia
Ppd.

NY Yankees
Baltimore
1:35pm ET

NY Yankees
Baltimore
2nd Game

Detroit
Minnesota
2:10pm ET

Chi Cubs
Milwaukee
2:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
St. Louis
2:15pm ET

Houston
San Francisco
4:05pm ET

San Diego
Arizona
4:10pm ET

Colorado
LA Dodgers
4:10pm ET

Chi White Sox
Seattle
4:10pm ET

LA Angels
Texas
8:05pm ET

MLB Scores August 27, 2011

Oakland 3
Boston 9
Final

Oakland 0
Boston 4
Final

Florida
Philadelphia
Ppd.

Florida
Philadelphia
Ppd.

NY Yankees
Baltimore
Ppd.

NY Yankees
Baltimore
Ppd.

Tampa Bay 6
Toronto 5
Final

Pittsburgh 7
St. Louis 0
Final

Colorado 6
LA Dodgers 7
Final 11

Atlanta
NY Mets
Ppd.

Detroit 6
Minnesota 4
Final

Kansas City 7
Cleveland 8
Final

Chi Cubs 4
Milwaukee 6
Final

Washington 3
Cincinnati 6
Final

LA Angels 8
Texas 4
Final

San Diego 1
Arizona 3
Final

Houston 1
San Francisco 2
Final 10

Chi White Sox 3
Seattle 0
Final

NFL Pre-Season Scores And August 25-29, 2011

Sunday, Aug 28

New Orleans
Oakland
8:00pm ET

Thursday, Aug 25

Carolina 13
Cincinnati 24
Final

Cleveland 14
Philadelphia 24
Final

Washington 31
Baltimore 34
Final

Friday, Aug 26

Green Bay 24
Indianapolis 21
Final

St. Louis 14
Kansas City 10
Final

Saturday, Aug 27

Jacksonville 32
Buffalo 35
Final OT

Miami 13
Tampa Bay 17
Final

Atlanta 16
Pittsburgh 34
Final

Dallas 23
Minnesota 17
Final

Chicago 13
Tennessee 14
Final

New England 10
Detroit 34
Final

Houston 30
San Francisco 7
Final

Seattle 20
Denver 23
Final

San Diego 34
Arizona 31
Final

Monday, Aug 29

NY Jets
NY Giants
7:00pm ET

Straight Talk Helps Keep Your Cell Phone Service Affordable

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Colts Convince Kerry Collins To Come Out Of Retirement

With not knowing if Peyton Manning will be ready for the opener the Indianapolis Colts signed Kerry Collins to a contract. Collins had retired earlier in the year, but was convinced to come back by the Colts. Collins did have to get the green light from his wife though to make the comeback.

Kerry Collins give them a capable backup just in case Peyton Manning cannot go. Collins has played for Carolina, the New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders and Titans in 16 seasons. He has thrown for 40,441 yards with 206 touchdowns and 195 interceptions and was a two-time Pro Bowler (1996 and 2008). If Manning is not ready you have Collins which helps the Colts out to get the season started out on the right foot. It also gives Manning more time to heal if he needs that as well.

Can Terrelle Pryor Help The Raiders?

It should not come as a shock that Terrelle Pryor went to the Raiders in the third round of the NFL supplemental draft. People can say what they want about Pryor, but he is a talented young man. His judgement in college at times was bad, but a fresh start is probably what he needs. The Oakland Raiders are a good fit for Pryor for a few different reasons. Let us look at why this is a good fit for Pryor and the Raiders.

First the Raiders need stability at quarterback which is something they have not had in a very long time. Pryor can give that to them. He also can become the face of the franchise which is what the Raiders need as well. Pryor can become a leader and will lead by example which is important as well. Given time he can become a good quarterback and someone the Raiders can build around. The key is not too rush him and let him learn how to play NFL quarterback.

Many people might compare him to JaMarcus Russell, but it's not even close. If Pryor is given the time to develop he will become a very good NFL quarterback. The key will be if the Raiders gives him the time he needs. I think this is a good fit for both parties involved.

Kyle Busch Loses License For 45 Days For Speeding

Kyle Busch speeds away from his competition on the racetrack, but in a North Carolina Courtroom his speeding cost him his license for 45 days. He also was given $1,000 dollar fine, placed on a year of unsupervised probation and ordered to do 30 hours of community service with the B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) program that he already had committed to with NHRA star Doug Herbert.

On May 24 Kyle Busch was charged going 128 mph in a 45 mph speed zone on a rural road near Mooresville, N.C. It seems Kyle Busch forgot that on the race track there are basically no rules, but on the public road there happens to be. Now with this ruling hopefully Busch can put this behind him and move on.

MLB Schedule August 24, 2011

Seattle
Cleveland
12:05pm ET

Milwaukee
Pittsburgh
12:35pm ET

NY Mets
Philadelphia
1:05pm ET

LA Dodgers
St. Louis
2:15pm ET

Houston
Colorado
3:10pm ET

Cincinnati
Florida
4:10pm ET

Cincinnati
Florida
2nd Game

Oakland
NY Yankees
7:05pm ET

Arizona
Washington
7:05pm ET

Boston
Texas
7:05pm ET

Kansas City
Toronto
7:07pm ET

Detroit
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Atlanta
Chi Cubs
8:05pm ET

Baltimore
Minnesota
8:10pm ET

Chi White Sox
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

San Diego
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

MLB Scores August 23, 2011

Seattle 5
Cleveland 7
Final

Seattle 12
Cleveland 7
Final

Milwaukee 11
Pittsburgh 4
Final

Arizona 2
Washington 0
Final

Oakland 6
NY Yankees 5
Final

NY Mets 4
Philadelphia 9
Final

Kansas City 6
Toronto 4
Final

Detroit 2
Tampa Bay 1
Final

Cincinnati 8
Florida 6
Final

Boston 11
Texas 5
Final

Atlanta 5
Chi Cubs 4
Final

Baltimore 8
Minnesota 1
Final

LA Dodgers 13
St. Louis 2
Final

Houston 6
Colorado 8
Final

Chi White Sox 4
LA Angels 5
Final

San Diego 7
San Francisco 5
Final

Saturday, August 20, 2011

2011 AP Pre-Season Top 25 In College Football

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD
1 Oklahoma (36) 0-0
2 Alabama (17) 0-0
3 Oregon (4) 0-0
4 LSU (1) 0-0
5 Boise State (2) 0-0
6 Florida State 0-0
7 Stanford 0-0
8 Texas A&M 0-0
9 Oklahoma State 0-0
10 Nebraska 0-0
11 Wisconsin 0-0
12 South Carolina 0-0
13 Virginia Tech 0-0
14 TCU 0-0
15 Arkansas 0-0
16 Notre Dame 0-0
17 Michigan State 0-0
18 Ohio State 0-0
19 Georgia 0-0
20 Mississippi State 0-0
21 Missouri 0-0
22 Florida 0-0
23 Auburn 0-0
24 West Virginia 0-0
25 USC 0-0

NFL Pre-Season Scores And Schedule August 18-22, 2011

Saturday, Aug 20

Tennessee
St. Louis
8:00pm ET

Oakland
San Francisco
8:00pm ET

New Orleans
Houston
8:00pm ET

Buffalo
Denver
8:30pm ET

Minnesota
Seattle
10:00pm ET

Thursday, Aug 18

New England 31
Tampa Bay 14
Final

Philadelphia 14
Pittsburgh 24
Final

Friday, Aug 19

Washington 16
Indianapolis 3
Final

Carolina 10
Miami 20
Final

Detroit 30
Cleveland 28
Final

Kansas City 13
Baltimore 31
Final

Atlanta 13
Jacksonville 15
Final

Arizona 20
Green Bay 28
Final

Sunday, Aug 21

Cincinnati
NY Jets
7:00pm ET
A
San Diego
Dallas
8:00pm ET

Monday, Aug 22

Chicago
NY Giants
8:00Pnm ET

MLB Schedule August 20, 2011

LA Dodgers
Colorado
4:10pm ET

St. Louis
Chi Cubs
4:10pm ET

Cincinnati
Pittsburgh
4:10pm ET

Milwaukee
NY Mets
4:10pm ET

Cleveland
Detroit
7:05pm ET

San Francisco
Houston
7:05pm ET

Philadelphia
Washington
7:05pm ET

Arizona
Atlanta
7:10pm ET
Boston
Kansas City
7:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Minnesota
7:10pm ET

Texas
Chi White Sox
7:10pm ET

Seattle
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Florida
San Diego
8:35pm ET

Toronto
Oakland
9:05pm ET

Baltimore
LA Angels
9:05pm ET

MLB Scores August 19, 2011

St. Louis 4
Chi Cubs 5
Final 10

Philadelphia 4
Washington 8
Final

Cleveland 1
Detroit 4
Final

Cincinnati 11
Pittsburgh 8
Final

Milwaukee 6
NY Mets 1
Final

Seattle 2
Tampa Bay 3
Final

Arizona 2
Atlanta 4
Final

San Francisco 0
Houston 6
Final

NY Yankees 8
Minnesota 1
Final

Texas 7
Chi White Sox 4
Final

Boston 7
Kansas City 1
Final

LA Dodgers 8
Colorado 2
Final

Florida 3
San Diego 4
Final

Baltimore 3
LA Angels 8
Final

Toronto 0
Oakland 2
Final

Friday, August 19, 2011

Does The Miami Hurricanes Deserve The Death Penalty?

Well, as more comes out it seems the Miami Hurricanes will probably be the second school to receive the NCAA's death penalty. Do they deserve it? I guess it all depends on which side of the fence you are on, but with as many people who knew about it how can you avoid it. The problem with the Miami Hurricane's program is it has been crooked for years and everyone has known this for some time. It is a surprise to me it has taken so long for them to get caught.

Miami football had been one of the elite programs and now we all know why many of the top players came to Miami. It was not just for the football, but all the extras that were given to top players. Now I am sure not every player got things, but the majority did. The death penalty will kill this program, and I do not know if they would be able to survive. I am sure they will get a severe penalty, but Hurricane fans are hoping they escape the death penalty as SMU really has never fully recovered from it.


NFL Pre-Season Scores August 18, 2011

Thursday, Aug 18

New England 31
Tampa Bay 14
Final

Philadelphia 14
Pittsburgh 24

MLB Schedule August 19, 2011

St. Louis
Chi Cubs
2:20pm ET

Philadelphia
Washington
7:05pm ET

Cleveland
Detroit
7:05pm ET

Cincinnati
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Milwaukee
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Seattle
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Arizona
Atlanta
7:35pm ET

San Francisco
Houston
8:05pm ET

NY Yankees
Minnesota
8:10pm ET

Texas
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Boston
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

LA Dodgers
Colorado
8:40pm ET

Florida
San Diego
10:05pm ET

Baltimore
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

Toronto
Oakland
10:05pm ET

MLB Scores August 18, 2011

LA Dodgers 5
Milwaukee 1
Final

Cincinnati 1
Washington 3
Final

Arizona 1
Philadelphia 4
Final

San Francisco 0
Atlanta 1
Final

Cleveland 4
Chi White Sox 2
Final

Boston 4
Kansas City 3
Final

NY Yankees 8
Minnesota 4
Final

Toronto 7
Oakland 0
Final

Texas 1
LA Angels 2
Final

Florida 1
San Diego 3
Final

Thursday, August 18, 2011

NFL Pre-Season August 18-22

Thursday, Aug 18

New England
Tampa Bay

Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
8:00pm ET

Friday, Aug 19

Washington
Indianapolis
7:00pm ET

Carolina
Miami
7:30pm ET

Detroit
Cleveland
7:30pm ET

Kansas City
Baltimore
7:30pm ET

Atlanta
Jacksonville
8:00pm ET

Arizona
Green Bay
8:00pm ET

Saturday, Aug 20

Tennessee
St. Louis
8:00pm ET

Oakland
San Francisco
8:00pm ET

New Orleans
Houston
8:00pm ET

Buffalo
Denver
8:30pm ET

Minnesota
Seattle
10:00pm ET

Sunday, Aug 21

Cincinnati
NY Jets
7:00pm ET

San Diego
Dallas
8:00pm ET

Monday, Aug 22

Chicago
NY Giants
8:00pm ET

Miami Hurricanes Had Fun But The Punishment Could Be Severe From NCAA

For the last few months the NCAA has been on the University of Miami investigating allegations that the football program was doing things they should not have been doing. Former booster Nevin Shapiro, now serving 20 years in federal prison, claims he treated players to sex parties, nightclub outings, cars and other gifts. According to Shapiro, he helped around 72 players to all the free goodies. Now he sits in a federal prison and is singing like a bird.

The Miami Hurricanes are in some serious trouble if what Shapiro is true and the NCAA comes to that conclusion. With all that has been released so far this could be a big penalty coming the Hurricanes way. Now I am sure others had to know about it, but they just turned the other cheek. It was more important to skirt the rules and win games than to do the right thing. I guess now they wish they had done it the other way around.

Miami is going to be hit hard by the NCAA, but the reality is rules need to be changed or this will continue to happen at other colleges. Changing the rules is something the NCAA must do and do it fast. I am sure that Miami is not the only school that does it. Shapiro also admitted that SEC schools do it as well. They just have not been caught with their hand in the cookie jar as Miami has so far.

MLB Schedule August 18, 2011

LA Dodgers
Milwaukee
2:10pm ET

Cincinnati
Washington
7:05pm ET

Arizona
Philadelphia
7:05pm ET

San Francisco
Atlanta
7:10pm ET

Cleveland
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Boston
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Minnesota
8:10pm ET

Toronto
Oakland
10:05pm ET

Texas
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

Florida
San Diego
10:05pm ET

MLB Scores August 17, 2011


Tampa Bay 4
Boston 0
Final

Chi Cubs 3
Houston 4
Final

Baltimore 5
Oakland 6
Final

NY Mets 7
San Diego 3
Final

St. Louis 7
Pittsburgh 2
Final

Minnesota 6
Detroit 5
Final

Arizona 2
Philadelphia 9
Final

Cincinnati 2
Washington 1
Final

San Francisco 7
Atlanta 5
Final

LA Dodgers 1
Milwaukee 3
Final

Cleveland 4
Chi White Sox 1
Final

NY Yankees 4
Kansas City 5
Final

Florida 5
Colorado 12
Final

Texas 4
LA Angels 3
Final

Toronto 5
Seattle 1
Final

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Too Much Good Stuff Giveaway A Must Enter Contest

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If you love contests, I came across one that you will want to enter. It is called the "Too Much Good Stuff Giveaway" and is located at facebook.com/ampm. The prizes are some of the best I have seen in a while with the Grand Prize being a trip to Las Vegas Nevada. I mean who would not want to win a trip to Las Vegas Nevada.
 
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MLB Schedule August 17, 2011

Tampa Bay
Boston
1:35pm ET

Chi Cubs
Houston
2:05pm ET

Baltimore
Oakland
3:35pm ET

NY Mets
San Diego
6:35pm ET

St. Louis
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Minnesota
Detroit
7:05pm ET

Arizona
Philadelphia
7:05pm ET

Cincinnati
Washington
7:05pm ET

San Francisco
Atlanta
7:10pm ET

LA Dodgers
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

Cleveland
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

Florida
Colorado
8:40pm ET

Texas
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

Toronto
Seattle
10:10pm ET

MLB Scores August 16, 2011

Tampa Bay 1
Boston 3
Final

Tampa Bay 6
Boston 2
Final

Cincinnati 4
Washington 6
Final

Arizona 3
Philadelphia 2
Final

St. Louis 4
Pittsburgh 5
Final 11

Minnesota 1
Detroit 7
Final

San Francisco 1
Atlanta 2
Final 11

Chi Cubs 5
Houston 6
Final

LA Dodgers 1
Milwaukee 2
Final

NY Yankees 9
Kansas City 7
Final

Cleveland 7
Chi White Sox 8
Final 14

Florida 6
Colorado 5
Final

Baltimore 4
Oakland 8
Final

Texas 7
LA Angels 3
Final

NY Mets 1
San Diego 6
Final

Toronto 13
Seattle 7
Final

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Colt McCoy Grabs Brett Favre For Some QB Teaching

During the strike Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy could not get help from any coaches, but he did seek out Brett Favre for some help. McCoy wanted to get up to speed on the West Coast offense the Browns run, and what better teacher than Brett Favre. McCoy learned a lot from the master on how to run the offense, but he probably also learned more about how to handle different things as well.

No matter if you love him or hate him Brett Favre is a master of the West Coast offense and handling the media and his own players. This is why the time spent with Favre was well spent by McCoy. These days it is hard to find someone else who knows about playing quarterback than Brett Favre. It was a good move on Colt McCoy’s part and should help him become a much better quarterback.


MLB Schedule August 16, 2011

Tampa Bay
Boston
1:05pm ET

Tampa Bay
Boston
2nd Game

Cincinnati
Washington
7:05pm ET

Arizona
Philadelphia
7:05pm ET

St. Louis
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Minnesota
Detroit
7:05pm ET

San Francisco
Atlanta
7:10pm ET

Chi Cubs
Houston
8:05pm ET

LA Dodgers
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

Cleveland
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Florida
Colorado
8:40pm ET

Baltimore
Oakland
10:05pm ET

Texas
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

NY Mets
San Diego
10:05pm ET

Toronto
Seattle
10:10pm ET

MLB Scores August 15, 2011

San Francisco 4
Atlanta 5
Final

St. Louis 2
Pittsburgh 6
Final

Minnesota 9
Detroit 6
Final

Chi Cubs 4
Houston 3
Final

LA Dodgers 0
Milwaukee 3
Final

NY Yankees 7
Kansas City 4
Final

Florida 4
Colorado 7
Final

NY Mets 5
San Diego 4
Final 10

Texas 8
LA Angels 4
Final

Baltimore 6
Oakland 2
Final

Toronto 5
Seattle 6
Final

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Friday, August 12, 2011

John Kasay Thanks Carolina Panther Fans

Now you do not see this too often from a player, but John Kasay is a special player. He values families and relationships and the fans as well. Kasay is a free agent and wanted to thank the Carolina Panther fans for all their support during his time in Carolina. A class act by a classy football player. Below is the letter.

Dear Panther Fans,

I wanted to personally write this letter to every Carolina Panther fan. Words cannot express how truly thankful my family and I are for the most wonderful 16 years of our lives.

We came to the Panthers as a young family with a 3-month-old baby. We leave with 4 children, 2 of whom are in high school. In between, you have loved and cheered and blessed us way more than we ever deserved. The only thing I could offer in return was the promise that I would try my best, every day, to make you proud.

Thank you for your encouragement when I failed. Thank you for the celebrations when we won. And most of all, thank you for letting me leave with a treasture-trove of memories that time cannot erase.

It is my hope that the greatest years in Panthers history are still to come. A franchise decorated with numerous Lombardi Trophies. Dozens of Hall-of-Fame players. And a region that swells with pride whenever they speak of their beloved Panthers.

It has been a tremendous privilege to live in Charlotte, to play for the Carolina Panthers, and to be able to share my life-long dream of playing in the NFL with all of you.

I pray that this will be a wonderful season and we will all get to watch the Panthers return to their rightful place as one of the most feared teams in the NFL.
May God bless you. Thank you again for the memories.

Blessings,
John Kasay


NFL Pre-Season Scores

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Jaguars 12
Patriots 47
Backups help Brady-less Pats blow out Jaguars

Final

Ravens 6
Eagles 13
Vick tosses TD in only series, Eagles top Ravens
Final

Seahawks 24
Chargers 17
Rivers sharp, but Seahawks edge Chargers lat

Final

Final

Broncos 23
Cowboys 24
Cowboys rally, nip Broncos with 2-point gamble

Final

Cardinals 24
Raiders18
Kolb debuts for Cardinals, who rally vs. Raiders

MLB Schedule August 12, 2011

Minnesota
Cleveland
7:05pm ET

Detroit
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Tampa Bay
NY Yankees
7:05pm ET

Washington
Philadelphia
7:05pm ET

LA Angels
Toronto
7:07pm ET

San Francisco
Florida
7:10pm ET

San Diego
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Chi Cubs
Atlanta
7:35pm ET

Kansas City
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

Colorado
St. Louis
8:15pm ET

NY Mets
Arizona
9:40pm ET

Texas
Oakland
10:05pm ET

Boston
Seattle
10:10pm ET

Houston
LA Dodgers
10:10pm ET

Thursday, August 11, 2011

MLB Scores August 11, 2011

San Diego 3
NY Mets 2
Final

Kansas City 1
Tampa Bay 4
Final

Colorado 1
Cincinnati 2
Final

Oakland 10
Toronto 3
Final

LA Angels 5
NY Yankees 6
Final

Washington 3
Chi Cubs 4
Final

Chi White Sox 6
Baltimore 3
Final

Detroit 4
Cleveland 3
Final

Milwaukee 2
St. Louis 5
Final

2011 Cincinnati Bengals NFL Preview

Time for the 2011 NFL Preview of the Cincinnati Bengals and it could be a very long season for Bengals fans this coming season. There are many different changes in store for the Bengals and not for the good I am afraid. Let's take a look at the Bengals in 2011.

First we have to take a look at the offense which is a mess to say the least. Carson Palmer has stated he will not be back to quarterback the Bengals and wants to be traded. The Bengals have no plans to trade him so right now Andy Dalton and Bruce Gradkowski are the quarterbacks of the future for the Bengals. Chad Johnson has been traded and Terrell Owens will not be back so the load will fall on A.J. Green and Jordan Shipley to catch the ball. Cedric Benson will be back to carry the ball and that will help.

On defense the Bengals are getting better and have some talent. The main problem they will have is they will be on the field too much. With the offense the Bengals have right now the defense will be expected to do a lot and I do not know if they can handle that right now. They are young and will be tested this season, and I just do not think over a 16 game season they will hold up.

The Bengals are just two years away from when they made the playoffs, but have went the other way. Cincinnati will struggle in 2011 and I do not see them doing much at all. It looks like they could be in a rebuilding phase for a couple of years now.

NFL Pre-Season Schedule Aug 11-15, 2011

Thursday August 11, 2011

Jacksonville 7:30 pm EDT
New England



Baltimore 7:30 pm EDT
Philadelphia


Seattle 8:00 pm EDT
San Diego ESPN



Denver 8:30 pm EDT
Dallas


Arizona 10:00 pm EDT
Oakland


Friday August 12, 2011

Pittsburgh 7:30 pm EDT
Washington



Miami 7:30 pm EDT
Atlanta


Cincinnati 7:30 pm EDT
Detroit



Tampa Bay 8:00 pm EDT
Kansas City FOX


San Francisco 8:00 pm EDT
New Orleans


Saturday August 13, 2011

Green Bay 7:30 pm EDT
Cleveland



Minnesota 8:00 pm EDT
Tennessee


Buffalo 8:00 pm EDT
Chicago



NY Giants 8:00 pm EDT
Carolina

Indianapolis 8:00 pm EDT
St. Louis


Monday August 15, 2011

NY Jets 8:00 pm EDT
Houston ESPN

MLB Schedule August 11, 2011

San Diego
NY Mets
12:10pm ET

Kansas City
Tampa Bay
12:10pm ET

Colorado
Cincinnati
12:35pm ET

Oakland
Toronto
12:37pm ET

LA Angels
NY Yankees
1:05pm ET

Washington
Chi Cubs
2:20pm ET

Chi White Sox
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Detroit
Cleveland
7:05pm ET

Milwaukee
St. Louis
8:15pm ET

Houston
Arizona
9:40pm ET

MLB Scores August 10, 2011

Philadelphia 9
LA Dodgers 8
Final

Pittsburgh 9
San Francisco 2
Final

Chi White Sox 4
Baltimore 6
Final 10

Detroit 3
Cleveland 10
Final

LA Angels 3
NY Yankees 9
Final

Oakland 4
Toronto 8
Final

Kansas City 7
Tampa Bay 8
Final

Atlanta 6
Florida 2
Final

San Diego 9
NY Mets 5
Final

Colorado 2
Cincinnati 3
Final

Washington 2
Chi Cubs 4
Final

Seattle 4
Texas 3
Final

Boston 2
Minnesota 5
Final

Milwaukee 5
St. Louis 1
Final

Houston 3
Arizona 6
Final

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

MLB Schedule August 10, 2011

Philadelphia
LA Dodgers
3:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
San Francisco
3:45pm ET

Chi White Sox
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Detroit
Cleveland
7:05pm ET

LA Angels
NY Yankees
7:05pm ET

Oakland
Toronto
7:07pm ET

Kansas City
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Atlanta
Florida
7:10pm ET

San Diego
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Colorado
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Washington
Chi Cubs
8:05pm ET

Seattle
Texas
8:05pm ET

Boston
Minnesota
8:10pm ET

Milwaukee
St. Louis
8:15pm ET

Houston
Arizona
9:40pm ET

MLB Scores August 9, 2011

Chi White Sox 4
Baltimore 3
Final

Detroit 2
Cleveland 3
Final 14

LA Angels 6
NY Yankees 4
Final

Oakland 4
Toronto 1
Final

Atlanta 4
Florida 3
Final 11

San Diego 4
NY Mets 5
Final

Colorado 3
Cincinnati 2
Final

Kansas City 0
Tampa Bay 4
Final

Washington 3
Chi Cubs 1
Final

Seattle 6
Texas 7
Final

Boston 4
Minnesota 3
Final

Milwaukee 5
St. Louis 3
Final 10

Houston 9
Arizona 11
Final

Philadelphia 2
LA Dodgers 1
Final

Pittsburgh 0
San Francisco 6
Final

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

2011 Oakland Raiders NFL Preview

It's time for another NFL Preview and today we are going to look at the silver and black Oakland Raiders. Last season they played much better than most fans are use too. This is why going into 2011 there is high hopes for Raider Nation. Let us look at the 2011 Oakland Raiders and what we can expect from them.

The Raiders have a good offensive line, wide receivers, and running backs. There problem the last few years has been at quarterback and that will be the same problem this year as well. Jason Campbell and Trent Edwards will fight for the starting job, but I do not think either one will be the answer for the Raiders. They need a guy who has proven he can win on a consistent basis and neither one of these quarterbacks have done that just yet.

On defense the Raiders have been getting better, but will feel the loss of Nnamdi Asomugha at corner. The Raiders are young on defense with some veterans mixed in. I like what the Raiders are doing on defense and they should be good on that side of the ball for a few years.

The Raiders are getting better, but until a proven leader emerges at quarterback I am afraid the Raiders will not be as good as they could be. Get solid quarterback play and this is a team that can create a lot of problems when you play them.

MLB Schedule August 9, 2011

Chi White Sox
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Detroit
Cleveland
7:05pm ET
A
LA Angels
NY Yankees
7:05pm ET

Oakland
Toronto
7:07pm ET

Atlanta
Florida
7:10pm ET

San Diego
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Colorado
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Kansas City
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Washington
Chi Cubs
8:05pm ET

Seattle
Texas
8:05pm ET

Boston
Minnesota
8:10pm ET

Milwaukee
St. Louis
8:15pm ET

Houston
Arizona
9:40pm ET

Philadelphia
LA Dodgers
10:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

Dwight Howard Wants More Noise In Amway Arena Magic Fans

Dwight Howard was interacting with fans when a fan admitted that 85 percent of the time fans don't cheer as loud as they could. The truth is that did not sit well with Dwight Howard as he wants them as loud as possible from game 1 to the playoffs. Howard says he gives 110 percent every night no matter who the Magic are playing to the fans and he wants just as much back. Whoa Dwight Howard let's get real for a moment here.

First I have watched a number of your games and there has been times you have not given 110 percent. You may think you have, but the tape does not lie. I am sure you try hard, but no player can say they give there all on every play it just does not happen. I will agree with you the crowds should be louder, but that won't happen unless they want to do it.

People in the stands pay for their tickets and have the right to cheer, boo, or just sit and do nothing. That is their right when they plunk down their money for the ticket. Getting Amway as loud as possible would be nice, but the chances it happens night after night is really just a pipe dream. Mr. Howard be happy with the fans that yell and scream as getting them all to do just isn't happening.

2011 Kansas City Chiefs NFL Preview

Today, we are looking at the 2011 Kansas City Chiefs, and the 2011 season could prove very interesting for them and their fans. Kansas City is going off a season that seen them make the playoffs. Kansas City was 7-1 at home which was one of the keys to their success last season.

This coming year the Chiefs will need similar seasons from quarterback Matt Cassell, running back Jamaal Charles, and wideout Dwayne Bowe. If the Chiefs can get similar performances in 2011 they should be fine on offense. The key is these three players must stay healthy and not miss any games.

On defense the Chiefs need good years from Glenn Dorsey and Eric Berry. The defense can be a little inconsistent at times, but with Romeo Crennel handling them they should be fine in 2011. Crennel can coach defense with the best of them and will have them playing at a high level.

Many people think the Chiefs will be as good as last year or better, but I do not buy into that thinking. They won many games as people did not take them seriously. This season will be a lot tougher and we will see what they are made of. The Chiefs are talented and should contend for the AFC West title again.


Monday, August 8, 2011

Is Nebraska Ready For The Big Ten?

All the contracts have been sign and now Nebraska must get ready for Big Ten play shortly. Are the Cornhuskers and their fans over confident entering the Big Ten? Many people wonder if Nebraska can adjust to playing in different venues and a different style of college football. The truth is the Big Ten style actually fits into the mode that Nebraska has played for many years. Line up and see who buckles first.

Running the ball has always been something Nebraska has done well and they will continue to do it in the Big Ten nothing will change there. The one thing that Nebraska will have to get use to is the pride factor that each Big Ten team has and will show them week after week. Big Ten teams know Nebraska is good, and they want to prove they can play with them on a consistent basis. Being over confident is something Nebraska must not let happen if they want to win a Big Ten title. Nothing has changed for the Cornhuskers they still must perform at a high level if they want to reach their goals. Big Ten or Big 12 you must perform on the field week after week.

Bo Pelini will have the Cornhuskers ready for the Big Ten, but you cannot go in over confident or counting on wins. You have to treat each game as important not looking past any opponent. The Big Ten has many good teams that would love to say they beat Nebraska in their first season in the Big Ten. Over confidence is something Nebraska must stay away in their first season in the Big Ten.


Big Ten Legends Preview: Your Winner Is?

Today we will look at the Big Ten Legends Division and predict the winner and where others will finish. This is an interesting division and should be fun to watch for Big Ten fans all season long. Let's get started with the preview and crown the Legends Big Ten Winner.

6th:-Minnesota Golden Gophers

It seems Minnesota always struggles in college football and being in the legends division does not help them one bit. The biggest problem for the Gophers is they just do not have enough talent to compete and it will be another dismal year in Minnesota.

5th:-Michigan Wolverines

Michigan has fallen a long way in a short time. After a horrible performance in the Gator Bowl Michigan decided they needed a new coach and brought in Brady Hoke. Michigan has weapons on offense with QB Denard Robinson and others. On defense they gave up a lot of yards last year, but should be better. It is going to take some time.

4th: Michigan State Spartans

Not alot was expected of Michigan State last season and they pulled on a 11-2 record. The schedule was favorable and they had some luck on their side as well. I do not see Michigan State having such luck this season though. Sparty must go to Notre Dame, Ohio State, Nebraska, Iowa and Northwestern. That makes it real tough on them.

3rd: Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa was a disappointment in 2010 after a good season in 2009. It seems when Iowa disappoints one year they come back the next year with a vengeance. I look for it to be that way this season. Look for Iowa to be much better this coming season.

2nd: Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern had a great year, but it could have been much better. If quarterback Dan Persa can stay healthy the sky is the limit for Northwestern. They no longer are a surprise in the Big Ten and could challenge for the title.

1st: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Nebraska comes from the Big 12 to the Big Ten, but it should not be that much of an adjustment for them. The Cornhuskers have loads of talent on both sides of the ball and should win the Legends division without a problem. The adjustment period should not last long for them.


MLB Schedule August 8, 2011

Chi White Sox
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

Boston
Minnesota
7:10pm ET

Atlanta
Florida
7:10pm ET

Kansas City
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

San Diego
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Colorado
Cincinnati
7:10pm ET

Washington
Chi Cubs
8:05pm ET

Seattle
Texas
8:05pm ET

Houston
Arizona
9:40pm ET

Philadelphia
LA Dodgers
10:10pm ET

Pittsburgh
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

Sunday, August 7, 2011

2011 San Diego Chargers NFL Preview

The San Diego Chargers have high expectations, but they have that every year and it seems they never reach it. San Diego always starts slow it seems, but picks it up towards the end and they cannot continue to do that. The one thing the San Diego Chargers must do in 2011 and that is be more consistent on both sides of the ball.

On offense the Chargers have one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL in Phillip Rivers. He can do anything you ask of him and has emerged as a team leader in the process. The one area that the Chargers need to improve on is being able to run the ball an area they struggled in last season. They have some talented wide receivers and one of the best tight ends in Antonio Gates.

The defense is something last season the Chargers can build on. Ranked No.1 based on yards per game given up. The problem for the Chargers were on special teams where they gave up plenty of big plays that put them in bad situations. This cannot happen this season if the Chargers want to contend.

San Diego is the class of the AFC West, but the problem is they do not play like it all the time. This has been a recurring problem for the Chargers. If they want to win a NFL title they must be more consistent and play like they want to win a title. They have the talent, but they still have to perform on the field. That is something so far they have not been able to do.

MLB Scores August 7, 2011

Atlanta 6
NY Mets 5
Final

St. Louis 8
Florida 4
Final

San Diego 7
Pittsburgh 3
Final

Toronto 7
Baltimore 2
Final

Oakland 5
Tampa Bay 4
Final 10

Milwaukee 7
Houston 3
Final

Detroit 3
Kansas City 4
Final

Chi White Sox 7
Minnesota 0
Final

Cincinnati 8
Chi Cubs 7
Final

Washington 3
Colorado 2
Final

Seattle 1
LA Angels 2
Final

Philadelphia 1
San Francisco 3
Final

LA Dodgers 3
Arizona 4
Final

Adam Scott And Steve Williams Get Last Laugh

Adam Scott played virtually mistake free this weekend at Firestone and captured his first World Title. Scott was very happy with the win, but maybe his caddy was even more happier for him. Steve Williams caddie for Adam Scott after be let go by Tiger Woods. Tiger Woods also played in the tournament, but struggled for the most part.

Steve Williams was all smiles and called this is great victory as a caddie. Considering all the times that he won with Woods you can tell he harbors resentment for being let go like he was. I look for Scott and Williams to win a lot more times and I am sure he will continue to harbor ill will towards Woods.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Brett Favre Tells Miami No Thanks

The Miami Dolphins are so desperate for quarterback help even the drop of Brett Favre does not seem to help. Favre who is retired came out to say he is not interested in playing football for the Miami Dolphins. For Dolphin fans that was a blow to them. as they would do anything to have a big name quarterback leading their team.

Right now the Dolphins have Chad Henne leading them and most Dolphin fans boo him on the practice field these days. You really cannot blame Dolphin fans who have not had a good quarterback since the days of Dan Marino. All Miami fans want is someone they can attach to that will show up every week and give them a good performance. That is not Chad Henne and Dolphin fans know it.

MLB Schedule August 6, 2011

Cincinnati
Chi Cubs
1:05pm ET

Philadelphia
San Francisco
4:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Boston
4:10pm ET

Milwaukee
Houston
7:05pm ET

Toronto
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

San Diego
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Chi White Sox
Minnesota
7:10pm ET

Atlanta
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Oakland
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Detroit
Kansas City
7:10pm ET

St. Louis
Florida
7:10pm ET

Cleveland
Texas
8:05pm ET

LA Dodgers
Arizona
8:10pm ET

Washington
Colorado
8:10pm ET

Seattle
LA Angels
9:05pm ET

MLB Scores August 5, 2011

Cincinnati 3
Chi Cubs 4
Final

Toronto 5
Baltimore 4
Final

San Diego 15
Pittsburgh 5
Final

Atlanta 4
NY Mets 1
Final

Oakland 4
Tampa Bay 8
Final

NY Yankees 3
Boston 2
Final

St. Louis 3
Florida 2
Final

Milwaukee 8
Houston 1
Final

Cleveland 7
Texas 8
Final 11

Detroit 4
Kansas City 3
Final 10

Chi White Sox 5
Minnesota 3
Final

Washington 5
Colorado 3
Final

LA Dodgers 7
Arizona 4
Final

Seattle 0
LA Angels 1
Final 10

Philadelphia 9
San Francisco 2
Final

Friday, August 5, 2011

MLB Schedule August 5, 2011

Cincinnati
Chi Cubs
2:20pm ET

Toronto
Baltimore
7:05pm ET

San Diego
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Atlanta
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Oakland
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Boston
7:10pm ET

St. Louis
Florida
7:10pm ET

Milwaukee
Houston
8:05pm ET

Cleveland
Texas
8:05pm ET

Detroit
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

Chi White Sox
Minnesota
8:10pm ET

Washington
Colorado
8:40pm ET

LA Dodgers
Arizona
9:40pm ET

Seattle
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

Philadelphia
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

MLB Scores August 4, 2011

Toronto 6
Tampa Bay 7
Final 12

Texas 5
Detroit 2
Final

Chi Cubs 7
Pittsburgh 6
Final

St. Louis 7
Florida 4
Final

Cleveland 7
Boston 3
Final

NY Yankees 7
Chi White Sox 2
Final

Baltimore 4
Kansas City 9
Final

Washington 3
Colorado 6
Final

Minnesota 1
LA Angels 7
Final

Philadelphia 3
San Francisco 0
Final

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Why Taylor Martinez Needs A Passing Game To Take That Next Step

Taylor Martinez came onto the scene last year an made an impact no Cornhusker fan could have expected or even dreamed about. For some time Martinez was being mentioned as a Heisman Trophy candidate, but after some injuries that dream was gone. If Nebraska has envisions of a National Championship they must keep Taylor Martinez healthy this season. Last season, Martinez threw for 1,631 yards last season and rushed for 1,195 yards. Those were great numbers, but could have been a lot better. If Taylor Martinez wants to take the next step the Cornhuskers he must have a passing game.

Last season Nebraska expected too much from Martinez. Early in the season he was able to make big plays, but later in the season teams knew he would not hurt them with his arm. That will need to change if Martinez and the Huskers have National Championship ideas. By getting a passing game it will also limit the hits Martinez will have to take, which should cut down on the injuries. If Nebraska continues to ask Martinez to do it without a passing game he will not make through a full season with the Huskers. It is paramount for Nebraska to keep Taylor Martinez upright and give him a legitimate passing game this season.

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2011 Pre-Season College Football Coaches Poll

Let the great debate begin. Below you will find the 2011 Pre-Season College Football Coaches Poll. Everyone will have a different opinion on it, so mark it and see how accurate it is when they crown a College Football National Champion.


1 Oklahoma (42)
2 Alabama (13)
3 Oregon (2)
4 LSU (2)
5 Florida State
6 Stanford
7 Boise State
8 Oklahoma State
9 Texas A&M
10 Wisconsin
11 Nebraska
12 South Carolina
13 Virginia Tech
14 Arkansas
15 TCU
16 Ohio State
17 Michigan State
18 Notre Dame
19 Auburn
20 Mississippi State
21 Missouri
22 Georgia
23 Florida
24 Texas
25 Penn State

MLB Schedule August 4, 2011

Toronto
Tampa Bay
12:10pm ET

Texas
Detroit
1:05pm ET

Chi Cubs
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

St. Louis
Florida
7:10pm ET

Cleveland
Boston
7:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Baltimore
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

Washington
Colorado
8:40pm ET

Minnesota
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

Philadelphia
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

MLB Scores August 3, 2011

Atlanta 6
Washington 4
Final

St. Louis 5
Milwaukee 10
Final

Philadelphia 8
Colorado 6
Final

Oakland 4
Seattle 7
Final

Arizona 1
San Francisco 8
Final

Chi Cubs 1
Pittsburgh 0
Final

Texas 4
Detroit 5
Final

Florida
NY Mets
Delay

Toronto 1
Tampa Bay 9
Final

Cleveland 3
Boston 4
Final

Cincinnati 4
Houston 5
Final

Baltimore 2
Kansas City 6
Final

NY Yankees 18
Chi White Sox 7
Final

LA Dodgers 0
San Diego 3
Final

Minnesota 11
LA Angels 4
Final

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Nebraska Joined Big Ten For The Wrong Reasons

Now being a Nebraska Cornhuskers fan when I heard they were moving to the Big Ten I gasped, and just shook my head. My fellow Big Ten friends told me how fortunate I should feel that Nebraska is coming to the best conference in the country. I did point out the Big Ten’s record in championship games is not exactly something to write home about.

When I heard all the reasons that Tom Osborne gave for leaving for the Big Ten it still did not put me at ease. The bottom line is Nebraska is leaving for the Big Ten for all the wrong reasons. The move is mostly for academics and money. It’s not about sports as the Big Ten has never really in recent years been a dominate conference in football or basketball. When the Big Ten tossed cash Nebraska’s way they jumped at the chance.

Yes, Nebraska will do fine in football and other sports in the Big Ten, but really what do they gain from it. A larger recruiting base, but the same teams will be the ones Nebraska will still have to beat to win a National Championship. The Oklahoma’s, Texas, and you pick the SEC team will still be in their way. Switching conferences will not change that. Nebraska switched for all the wrong reasons, but in the end we all know money was one of the biggest factors in it.

Tiger Woods Ready To Start New Golf Chapter

Tiger Woods says he feels better now than he has in years. It is great to say that, but will your golf game be the same way. Tiger has been recuperating for an assortment of injuries, so we will have to see if he is as good as he wants the public to believe. Woods fired his long-time caddie Steve Williams and has an old-time friend caddie for him. Now I think Woods will miss Williams a lot, but we will have to wait and see if it works out that way.

It has been nearly two years since Woods last won, and he's dealt with swing and injury issues for most of the interim. A year ago at this very tournament, Woods seemingly hit rock bottom when he shot 18-over par and finished 30 strokes behind winner Hunter Mahan. No matter what Tiger Woods tells himself or others it will all come down to what he does on the course. If he has a rough day he may pull the plug on his return early. We will have to wait and see how it works out for him.

Mom Time

Contribution by Stevie Kirby

Being a mom is definitely everything it’s cracked up to be if you ask me and it’s something I’ve waited for my whole life. When my first was born a few years ago I did everything by the book: I bought the most expensive diapers and formula, made sure he woke up as often as possible and even went toHttp://HOME-alarm-systems.com/ to get us an alarm. I thought I had it all under control! But that was all before the long nights with colic left me totally sleepy all the time and I got laid off from my job…the second baby sure made me chill out a bit! I realized that there’s more to being a good mom thank giving your baby a lot of stuff…they can’t appreciate it anyway. My son is just as happy playing with a stick as he is playing with some expensive toy so I think from now on I’m going to go a little lower end and see if they notice. I bet they sure won’t!

Did Nebraska Get A Raw Deal On Their First Big 10 Schedule

Looking over the Nebraska Cornhuskers first Big Ten schedule you have to wonder if they got a raw deal. It is listed below for you to look at. On Oct 1 they go to Wisconsin which is a very tough place to place followed by Ohio State. On Nov 12 and 19 Nebraska has back to back games against Penn State and Michigan. Now you would think that Nebraska would have an easier schedule the first year, but this should not come as a shock to Husker fans. I would venture to say most Big Ten teams will not give Nebraska the greatest welcome especially if they are dominate which is what I think could happen.

Sep 10 Fresno State
Sep 17 Washington
Sep 24 at Wyoming
Oct 1 at Wisconsin
Oct 8 Ohio State
Oct 22 at Minnesota
Oct 29 Michigan St
Nov 5 Northwestern
Nov 12 at Penn State
Nov 19 at Michigan
Nov 26 Iowa

2011 Denver Broncos NFL Preview

It always seem the Denver Broncos are an interesting team every year and this year should be no exception. The Broncos are looking to get back to the playoffs this coming season and that is a possibility, but will need to improve in several areas. Let's take a look at the 2011 Denver Broncos.

One of the first things the Broncos must decide is who will lead them in 2011. There has been much speculation that Kyle Orton would be traded, but that has not happened just yet. Tim Tebow is waiting in the wings and the fans in Denver want to see Tebow, so it should be an interesting season behind center for the Broncos. They need to stick to one and not have a quarterback carousel this coming season. The Broncos will be fine on offense as they can score points. Signing Willis McGahee was a good pickup for them.

The defense in 2010 was a problem with the Broncos, but in the draft they addressed that by getting some defensive help.  The defense should be better this season, but they still have some holes that need to be filled. As a unit they also need to play much better than they have. Until this happens the Broncos could struggle again this season.

Denver has enough talent to win the West as no team stands out above the rest. San Diego is good, but inconsistent week to week. It may come down to the Broncos offense and who leads them. Either way the Broncos need to play well on both sides of the ball this season to be successful. If they can do that they have enough talent to win the Wild West division.

MLB Schedule August 2, 2011

Atlanta
Washington
7:05pm ET

Chi Cubs
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Texas
Detroit
7:05pm ET

Cleveland
Boston
7:10pm ET

Florida
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Toronto
Tampa Bay
7:10pm ET

Cincinnati
Houston
8:05pm ET

NY Yankees
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Baltimore
Kansas City
8:10pm ET

St. Louis
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

Philadelphia
Colorado
8:40pm ET

LA Dodgers
San Diego
10:05pm ET

Minnesota
LA Angels
10:05pm ET

Oakland
Seattle
10:10pm ET

Arizona
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

MLB Scores August 1, 2011

Atlanta 3
Washington 5
Final

Chi Cubs 5
Pittsburgh 3
Final

Cleveland 9
Boston 6
Final

Florida 7
NY Mets 3
Final 10

Cincinnati 3
Houston 4
Final 10

St. Louis 2
Milwaukee 6
Final

NY Yankees 3
Chi White Sox 2
Final

Philadelphia 4
Colorado 3
Final 10

LA Dodgers 6
San Diego 2
Final

Oakland 4
Seattle 8
Final

Arizona 5
San Francisco 2
Final

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Randy Moss Calling It Quits

I will admit I never seen this coming at all.Randy Moss always seems to shock us and today was no different as his agent has said that Moss will retire. According to his agent, Moss weigh the offers he was getting and thought it was best to retire. Now I will admit this is a total shock to me. Moss, 34, played 13 seasons, catching 954 passes for 14,858 yards with 153 touchdowns. Now is this the end of the road for Moss.

I do not think so at all. In fact I look for us to see Moss somewhere down the road in a uniform. You never know what may happen during the season and he could be pressed into coming back in the right situation. If he does retire he has had a wonderful career, that has been marred by a few bad incidents along the way. The truth about Randy Moss is when he had his head in the game he was one of the best football players around.

It's weird he is retiring now considering he was working out real hard to get back into football. The offers he must have been getting were for losing teams at a salary he did not like. For all his faults I will miss seeing Randy Moss perform on the field. When he did show up to play he was one of the best around.

MLB Schedule August 1, 2011

Atlanta
Washington
7:05pm ET

Chi Cubs
Pittsburgh
7:05pm ET

Cleveland
Boston
7:10pm ET

Florida
NY Mets
7:10pm ET

Cincinnati
Houston
8:05pm ET

St. Louis
Milwaukee
8:10pm ET

NY Yankees
Chi White Sox
8:10pm ET

Philadelphia
Colorado
8:40pm ET

LA Dodgers
San Diego
10:05pm ET

Oakland
Seattle
10:10pm ET

Arizona
San Francisco
10:15pm ET

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