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2016 Olympics Previews: Athletics (Field)

The 2016 Olympics will (most likely) kick off in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, August 5th. This will be the 31st Summer Games of the Modern Olympiad and will utilize many sites and venues that were constructed for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. There have been plenty of issues in the weeks leading up […]

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2016 Olympics Preview: Athletics (Track)

The 2016 Olympics will (most likely) kick off in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, August 5th. This will be the 31st Summer Games of the Modern Olympiad and will utilize many sites and venues that were constructed for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. There have been plenty of issues in the weeks leading up […]

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2016 Olympics Previews: Aquatics

The 2016 Olympics will (most likely) kick off in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, August 5th. This will be the 31st Summer Games of the Modern Olympiad and will utilize many sites and venues that were constructed for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. There have been plenty of issues in the weeks leading up […]

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2016 Olympics Previews: Swimming

The 2016 Olympics will (most likely) kick off in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, August 5th. This will be the 31st Summer Games of the Modern Olympiad and will utilize many sites and venues that were constructed for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. There have been plenty of issues in the weeks leading up […]

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Battlebots Season 2 Episode 4 Recap

It has been a full fortnight since we last had robot fighting on our televisions, which was far too long to have to wait. The intro the the show prepped us for an insane night of fighting including a preview look at Warhead’s higher powered disc spinner and Poison Arrow’s strategy to go straight at […]

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Battlebots Episode 4 Preview

It’s been two weeks since we last had fighting robots on our televisions. This is entirely too long to wait. Thursday night, things will pick up where they left off in the Battlebots tournament. In case you forgot, we are in the midst of the Round of 32. After 24 preliminary fights, 8 Wild Cards […]

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Steelers to honor Hall of Famer Kevin Greene

The Steelers will honor Kevin Greene with a “special ring ceremony” during their Week 4 game against the Chiefs at Heinz Field, according to Steelers.com. Greene played three of his 15 seasons with the Steelers from 1993 to 1995. The linebacker led the NFL with 14 sacks in 1994. He’s third in NFL history with 160 […]

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Battlebots Season 2 Episode 3 Recap

From the start of the episode, one thing were immediately apparent – Sam Ponder fired her hair and wardrobe people between episode 2 and episode 3. Also, major props to Sam Ponder for continuing to start each episode by calling the Championship Trophy by its rightful name, the Giant Nut. Last season, Molly McGrady seemed afraid […]

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Battlebots Bracket Breakdown

The first two episodes of Battlebots carried us through the 24 preliminary matches. All 24 winners plus 8 Wild Cards advanced to the Elimination Round. If you missed any of the action, I recapped both Episode 1 and Episode 2. Battlebots has also started adding full versions of the fights that were only highlighted to their […]

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Battlebots Season 2 Episode 2 Recap

It was primed to be a big night of robot fighting as the qualifying round concluded. Once again, we got 4 full matches and 4 highlighted matches. It’s still strange to me that ABC can’t figure out how to get more than four 3-minute fights into 42 minutes of television (Comedy Central got 6, sometimes […]

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Battlebots Episode 2 Preview

The first episode of the second ABC season of Battlebots is in the books. I recapped it for those that want to re-live the robot-destroying action (and hear me complain about the lack of the Kill Saws). The first episode featured 16 fights – 8 full battles and 8 for which we got highlight reels. […]

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Big Deal: Save $25 on ALL Ticket Network Orders

The 4th of July weekend is coming quickly upon us and our friends at Ticket Network are running a special promotion to celebrate our Independence Day! Use promo code USA25OFF to take $25 on all orders over $150.00*. If you can’t save the world from an alien extinction this 4th of July, at least you can save some […]

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Battlebots Season 2 Episode 1 Recap

The second season of Battlebots theoretically stared a month ago with The Gears Awaken episode that featured four rumble matches to whet our palette, but after a long wait, it was finally once again Robot Fightin’ Time. Shoutout to ABC for finally embracing the name of the trophy as the Giant Nut. Way to go. […]

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Not Sure If Euro or Brexit: England-Iceland Tweetcap

It’s been quite the week for our former imperial overlords. Last Thursday they voted to leave the European Union then today their soccer team went out and lost to Iceland. Yes, Iceland. Twitter erupted like the Grimsvotn volcano. Icelandic commentator, what a guy.pic.twitter.com/4qQCI5Jv3J — Soccer St. (@SoccerSt_)

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Battlebots Draft and Fantasy League

The second season of Battlebots on ABC kicks off TONIGHT. If you missed it, I wrote a preview of the preliminary round matches and revisited my overall review of the first season. In preparation for the awesomeness that is robot fighting (and because sometimes NFL draft junkies need something to do in the offseason) I got […]

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