Kobe Bryant goes out in style with 60 points

Kobe Bryant goes out in style with 60 points

(CNN)Fans’ final vision of Kobe Bryant in a purple and gold uniform was like many before as the Lakers’ legend scored a spectacular 60 points in his farewell NBA game.   The third-leading scorer in NBA history, hit in recent years by injuries that made too many of his final contests a struggle, completed his glorious 20-year career with the style that made him a five-time NBA champion.   The 37-year-old showed the tenacity, toughness and talent that made him one of the all-time greats in basketball history. And unlike…

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Danny Willett’s brother steals spotlight on Twitter after Masters 2016 victory

Danny Willett’s brother steals spotlight on Twitter after Masters 2016 victory

PJ Willetts stream of consciousness outpouring contained humour, profanity and unrivalled joy Danny Willett might have come from nowhere to take the Masters. But it was his brother, PJ, tweeting the final hours of the tournament from his home in Birmingham, who stole the spotlight. PJ Willett, who describes himself as Author. Teacher. Inexperienced Father on his Twitter profile, swore, drank and joked his way through the tense close to the four-day contest that saw his brother become only the second Englishman to wear the famous green jacket. His tweets…

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Tiki Barber – Can He Get Back into the Game?

Tiki Barber – Can He Get Back into the Game?

Tiki Barber – Trying to Stage a Come Back?   Tiki Barber, the once great running back for the NY Giants wants to get back into the game. No takers, no lookers, no phone calls. Could it possibly be that he’s old,  wants too much money, or his comments on television, and dumping his very pregnant wife? Tiki Barber walked away from a great football career at the prime of his life to get his face on a TV network. Taking the coorespondents job on NBC’s Today show, and NBC’s…

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Maria Sharapova Favored to Win the US Open

Maria Sharapova Favored to Win the US Open

Maria Sharapova pushed her opponet to a third set, winning against Heather Watson of Britain 3-6,7-5 and 6-3 on Monday. Maria Sharapova One of the Favorites to win the US Open   Maria Sharpavoa seems to have the endurance and toughs it out. Her self confidence shines through, even though she is No 3 seeded. In 2006, she won the US Open, something that Watson, could only wish for. Monday was Watson’s 5th major tournament. Maria Sharapova won six Grand Slam matches at Wimbledon this summer only to lose to…

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NY Jets Reporter Ines Sainz Pictures Clarify Incident?

NY Jets Reporter Ines Sainz Pictures Clarify Incident?

[ad#Commission Junction-1] Ines Sainz a female reporter was allegedly harassed at a New York Jet’s facilities and the NFL is looking into the situation. A former beauty queen from Mexico’s TV Azteca, Ines Sainz is known for being the center of attention at media events Ines was at the Jets practice facility to do a story on Mark Sanchez when she was the subject of catcalls and stereo typically borish behavior. When Sainz was in the locker room when reports indicate that some members of the team had done some…

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Yani Tseng wins third title of year at Northwest Arkansas Championship

Yani Tseng wins third title of year at Northwest Arkansas Championship

[ad#Commission Junction-4] Taiwan’s Yani Tseng picked up the check for 300,000 US Dollars, for her third LPGA Tour victory of the year, after outplaying Michelle Wie on the final day of the P&G NW Championship at Arkansas’ Pinnacle Country Club. Tseng’s front nine was unspectacular, consisting of six pars, two birdies and a bogey on the par-five sixth. Wie was top of the pile after two rounds, three clear of Tseng in second, but could manage only a 69 in her last round compared to the Tseng’s six-under 65. But…

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Injuries and Overtraining for Athletes

Injuries and Overtraining for Athletes

Athletes are programmed to single-mindedly strive towards one goal; a big game, a personal best or the finals.They push themselves to the limits of their physical capabilities day-in day-out. In an athlete’s mind nothing maters more than achieving that goal and being a winner. True athletes don’t take short cuts at any point, their success is their success an attributed to nothing else. It takes hard work, blood, sweat and tears to achieve your goals. Lance Armstrong said, “The critics always ask me what I’m on? What am I on?…

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Patriots Rookie Brandon Spikes Under Investigation

Patriots Rookie Brandon Spikes Under Investigation

[ad#Google Adsense-2] Brandon Spikes’s Chatroulete video is under investigation. Late Tuesday, his agent confirmed it to be Spikes with news confirming Spikes is now under NFL investigation under the personal conduct policy. Sex tapes of celebrities is a seems to be a trend of late. The latest sex video webcast, published by WorldStarHipHop is supposed to be with Brandon Spikes, former Florida Gator and current NFL star now with the Patriots in New England. There has been no confirmation if the man in the video is actually Brandon Spikes. Brandon…

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Power testing for Paintballers and Sprinters

Power testing for Paintballers and Sprinters

Why do we test athletes? Simply: the more that is known about their performance, the easier it is for them to improve. If a sprinter’s 100m times have plateaued, the likelihood is that it will be a case of the amount of power their muscles can generate or how effectively that power is transferred to the track. The wider our understanding of the sprinter’s performance attributes, the easier it is to pinpoint problems and make adjustments. The same applies to paintballers, why shouldn’t it? If a corner runner is repeatedly…

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Compartment Syndrome, Rhabdomyolysis, Albert Haynesworth Diagnosed

Compartment Syndrome, Rhabdomyolysis, Albert Haynesworth Diagnosed

Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, has rhabdomyolysis which sidelined Haynesworth in practice last week. The condition causes the rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle due to injury to muscle tissue. Under extreme circumstances the like extremely hot weather, a person could have large amounts of muscle breakdown, according to Dr. Lynne P. Yao, chairman-elect of the National Kidney Foundation. This week, a more serious variant of Rhabdomyolysis, compartment syndrome occured in 30 high school football players in McMinnville, Oregon. All were sent to the hospital and evaluated, 14 were admitted…

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