Archive for August, 2014

courtesy: Bleacher Report

courtesy: Bleacher Report

Welcome Total Sports Blog’s NFL Training Camp Previews. For the next 3 weeks, we will continue to preview each team, and predict their records. Up next on the docket is the Kansas City Chiefs, who are looking to improve on a solid 2013 campaign.

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Welcome Total Sports Blog’s NFL Training Camp Previews. For the next 13 days we will continue to preview each team, and predict their records. The chances that we predict any of these records to be right drastically increases when Hook is writing the preview.

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Two big announcements coming out of the Wood Brothers Raicng shop based out of Stuart, Virginia, on Thursday afternoon.

WBR has announced they will form a technical alliance with Team Penske, another Ford Motorsports racing team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and they have hired young driver Ryan Blaney to run a partial Sprint Cup schedule for the No. 21 team in 2015.

Blaney, the son of NASCAR driver Dave Blaney, will run at least 12 Sprint Cup races, which will be sponsored by Ford Motorcraft and Quick Lane divisions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sometimes the sports world has to stop and realize that there is more to life than a stick, a ball, or even a racecar.

On Wednesday afternoon the NASCAR community did just that as Martin Truex, Jr’s longtime girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, announced that she had ovarian cancer and would undergo surgery on Friday.

Pollex has been with Truex for nine years, and has been by his side through one of his two NASCAR Nationwide Series Championships, two NASCAR Sprint Cup wins, three different NASCAR teams, and the start of their foundation, The Martin Truex Jr Foundation.

The foundation raises money for programs for children with cancer.

She is also a well-known member of the NASCAR community, as her father owned PPC Racing, a team that won the 2000 NASCAR Nationwide Series title with driver Jeff Green Read the rest of this entry »

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AP Photo/LM Otero

Welcome Total Sports Blog’s NFL Training Camp Previews. For the next 3 weeks, we will continue to preview each team, and predict their records. The chances that we predict any of these records to be right drastically increases when Earl is writing the preview.

Today’s Team: Dallas Cowboys (NFC East)
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EnergyBalanceShop.com sells energy balance bracelets and recovery tape.  They offer a variety of these products at competitive prices.  They sent me one of their neon energy bracelets and a roll of their pre-cut recovery tape for review.

QUICK REVIEW:

Energy Bracelet

Style: B

Comfort: A

Utility: C

Value: D

Overall: C

Recovery Tape

Quality: B+

Utility: A

Value: A

Overall: A-

 

When I was contacted to review items from EnergyBalanceShop.com, I was surprised that there are companies out there still selling silicone hologram bracelets.  The Energy Balance bracelet that EBS sells looks just like the Power Balance bracelets that were popular a couple of years ago.  Power Balance was sued by consumers for $57 million and the company was forced to admit that its product is not scientifically proven to enhance balance, strength, and flexibility, contrary to the maker’s original claims.  While the Energy Balance Shop does not explicitly make these claims about their bracelets, they look just like the ones that did, and that’s enough to deter me from wearing them (other than for the purpose of this review).  Not only do they look just like Power Balance bracelets, they cost almost three times as much (Power Balance bracelets go for around $5 on Amazon.com nowadays), and I simply can’t recommend them.

I think the Energy Balance Shop should change their name to the Recovery Tape Shop, as this should be their bread and butter.  The Recovery Kinesiology Tape they sell is high quality, and comes in easy to use pre-cut strips, or solid rolls if you prefer to cut your own KT Tape.  The tape they offer is more affordable than many of the competitors on the market, and I highly recommend EnergyBalanceShop.com for any and all your Kinesiology Tape needs.

FULL REVIEW:
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The first taste of the “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” has been released. Your favorite lawyer Saul Goodman is back, or at least he will be next year. The Better Call Saul teaser revels that the show will not be released until 2015. For those of you that have been itching for Breaking Bad since the season finale, it will provide some temporary satisfaction.

Check out the Better Call Saul video teaser for yourself below.

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This is the Monday Night Raw Recap. This contains spoilers!

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Eli and Peyton Manning are at it again, appearing in a rap video for DirectTV’s new Fantasy Football channel.

Remember when Eli and Peyton manning did a parody rap commercial for DirectTV last year? It was one of the best things about the preseason of 2013. They somehow topped it with this year’s DirectTV commercial campaign for their fantasy football channel campaign. Why are you still reading this? Watch the video after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »

These guys need something to cheer about.

These guys need something to cheer about.

Welcome Total Sports Blog’s NFL Training Camp Previews. For the next 3 weeks, we will continue to preview each team, and predict their records. The chances that we predict any of these records to be right drastically decreases when Joe is writing the preview.

This week: The Oakland Raiders

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