Archive for June, 2010

World Cup Preview: Groups G and H

June 7, 2010
By K. Becks

Who is Bryce Harper? Try “the most hyped prospect in pro sports” since Lebron James. Think Stephen Strasburg has been hyped? It’s not even close to the kind of hype that Harper has been receiving. He played high school baseball for two years, then as a seventeen year old enrolled in junior college in...
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World Cup Preview: Groups E and F

June 6, 2010
By K. Becks

In today’s news, Rafael Nadal won his fifth French Open by defeating Robin Soderling of Sweden. Soderling beat Nadal at last year’s French Open, so this is actually bigger news that most would think (in other words, Nadal was not the hands down favorite in this year’s match). It is clear that Nadal is...
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World Cup Preview: Groups C and D

June 5, 2010
By K. Becks

Yesterday night, one of the ambassadors of college basketball, a mentor and idol to many, passed away. John Wooden was 99 years old. I won’t go into too much detail, because ESPNEWS has been covering the story the moment they received word that Wooden had passed away, but I will end this topic with...
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World Cup Preview: Groups A and B

June 4, 2010
By K. Becks

The only news I have for you today before I begin my World Cup analysis is that the Division 1 College Baseball tournament has begun. The reason I bring this up is for two reasons; one is that I get the opportunity to attend some of the College World Series games this year, which...
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Oh My Goodness Jim Joyce, No!

June 3, 2010
By K. Becks

You don’t have to tell him, he knows it. “I just cost that kid a perfect game,” said Joyce in an interview after the infamous play in which Joyce called Cleveland’s Jason Donald safe, when the replays clearly showed that Donald was in fact out. When asked about it later, Joyce said that he...
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Cleveland Is Excited Now

June 2, 2010
By K. Becks

For the first time in a very long time, the city of Cleveland may finally have some luck and good fortune on their side. This is because their Favorite Son, Lebron James, actually has an allegiance to his hometown and said in an interview that will air Friday on “Larry King Live” that Cleveland...
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Now Things Will Heat Up

June 1, 2010
By K. Becks

Today marks the first day that baseball becomes relevant to those who aren’t passionate fans of the game. We are about to enter into the crucial part of the season where the teams that have it are going to try to extend their leads or make their runs, and the teams that don’t have...
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