Archive for July, 2012

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I personally can’t stand the ESPYs, or any awards show for that matter.  Even though I wasn’t watching, ESPN managed to send me 14 texts about their award show.  That’s about 13 texts too many.  I don’t care who got the award for best male athlete or coach of the year.  I watch enough games and countless hours of SportsCenter, I don’t need a 3 hour event to remind me that Jeremy Lin had a breakout season.  But pictures of the world’s hottest female athletes dressed to the nines? Yea, I’ll google image search the hell out of that.

Check out some of the hottest female athletes to grace the red carpet at the 2012 ESPY awards: Read the rest of this entry »

To many in the sports world, Joe Paterno was one of the most known NCAA figure that was admired and loved by everyone, but according to the findings in the Freeh report that came out on Thursday morning, Paterno was a monster, a liar, and a hypocrite. It’s hard to believe that this is how Joe Pa, who won 490 games as the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, will be remembered. Paterno died earlier this year from lung cancer.

I have sifted through the Freeh report and watched some news coverage on the conclusions, and it has become evident that Paterno did indeed know the horrific details regarding Jerry Sandusky’s inappropriate behavior with young men on the Penn State campus. For the longest time, I knew something had to be up. How could Paterno not know what was going on with his own defensive coordinator. Don’t they keep tabs on each other not just on the field but off? Read the rest of this entry »

By Ryan Liszeski
Only sixteen days away from training camp and the Browns made one more splash. They went out and grabbed a potential number 1 wide receiver in Josh Gordon. With the Browns selecting Gordon in the 2nd round of today’s NFL Supplemental Draft, they will forfeit their 2013 2nd round pick. At 6’3 and 225 pounds he is by far the largest receiver on the roster and has the most on his shoulders. Having 21 of 32 teams interested in your ability has to make anyone nervous. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s the last race weekend for NASCAR on TNT. Have you counted how many commercials they have shown during a NASCAR Sprint Cup race? I totally wish I had. If ESPN/ABC shows the KFC commercial one time, I may scream. It’s way overplayed. Enough about commercials. Let’s get ready for some racing this weekend. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Iowa Speedway after a three week hiatus, while the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series head to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for some great lobster and racing at the 1.058 mile asphalt and granite oval.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
2011 Pole Winner: David Mayhew
2011 Winner: Matt Crafton
Laps: 200
Distance: 175 Miles

Friday, July 13, 2012:

12:00PM NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice SPEED
1:30PM NASCAR Nationwide Series Final Practice SPEED
3:30PM NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying SPEED
5:30PM Trackside SPEED
6:30PM NASCAR Performance SPEED
7:00PM NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice SPEED
9:00PM ARCA Re-Max Series
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Alright you Massholes, after a 1 week hiatus TSB’s WAGs Wednesday is back.  There was no post on the 4th of July because I was busy grilling, slamming beers, and watching fireworks in honor of ‘Merica’s freedom.  Read the rest of this entry »

With his victory at Daytona, Tony Stewart has won three races this season.
Terry Renna/AP

While Tony Stewart may have won the Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, it was his qualifying efforts that had NASCAR officials issuing a penalty. Stewart, who originally qualified second for the race, had his time disallowed because of an illegal air duct inside the car. Stewart would end up starting the race in 42nd position. Read the rest of this entry »

A few hours ago I was ready to call my bookie and put a G down on the Miami Heat repeating as NBA Champions, regardless of the odds.  I’d been thinking it over since the signing of Ray Allen as it looked like free money.  LeBron James even tweeted:

#HeatNation please welcome our newest teammate Ray Allen #Wow #JesusShuttlesworth

Literally minutes before I was going to make the call, I got a text informing me that the Heat have signed Rashard Lewis.  Hold the phone.

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This past Wednesday was the 4th of July, so there was no WAGs Wednesdays edition of Total Sports Babes.  I know, I know.  You’re heartbroken.  So I’m going to go ahead and do something like this… and totally redeem myself.

If you’re a straight male or a lesbian, you should be following @PaulinaGretzky on twitter.  Yes, Paulina is the daughter of the greatest hockey player to ever walk the face of the earth, Wayne Gretzky.  As any WAGs Wednesday edition of Total Sports Babes will show you, famous athletes tend to have hot girlfriends.  Hot girlfriends become hot wives.  Hot wives give birth to hot daughters.  Boom.  That, my faithful readers, is the Law of Babeativity.

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For shits and giggles, Hook and I have decided to have a little fantasy Home Run Derby draft.  Pride is on the line here and we will be going for total homers hit as a team and the individual winner.  The Marlins Giancarlo Stanton has been replaced by the Pirates Andrew McCutchen on the NL squad.

Hook had picks 1, 3, 5, 7 and I had 2, 4, 6, 8.

Team Hook

L to R Jose Bautista 27 HR, Mark Trumbo 21 HR, Robinson Cano 20 HR, Matt Kemp 12 HR

Team Earl

L to R Prince Fielder 15 HR, Carlos Gonzalez 17 HR, Carlos Beltran 20 HR, Andrew McCutchen 18 HR

Throughout the derby, we’ll be keeping track of the scores.  Are you with Team Hook, or Team Earl?  RT this article and put the hashtag #TeamHook or #TeamEarl at the end.