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Ehadadi Gettin’ Grizzly

Less than two weeks ago I reported about a 7’2 Iranian who had made a big-time impression in Beijing during the Olympics. Hamed Ehadadi led the Olympics in blocks and rebounds per game and proved to scouts that he has the talent to play at a high level. Up until two weeks ago, no Iranians […]

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Hokie Nation

News from Blacksburg, Virginia, the home base for Hokie Nation.  Head Coach Frank Beamer officially announced Tuesday that Sophomore QB, Tyrod Taylor will be red shirting this season. This means that Senior Sean Glennon will get all the snaps (pending not getting injured). The Hokies had played with dual quarterbacks last season as the offensive […]

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More NFL Games

With all the hype of the Brett Favre trade and NFL preseason games in full force, many of us are excited and can’t wait for the regular season to start. Some of you, like myself, may be thinking, why are there so many preseason games? We only get to see the starters for a quarter, […]

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Hamed Ehadadi NBA Update

Since my post yesterday regarding the NBA forbidding teams to talk with Hamed Ehadadi and all other Iranian athletes, there has been an update. Today, the NBA reports that the league has been approved for the appropriate license by the US government, and that teams can now officially talk to Ehadadi. After many scouts saw […]

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Lightning Bolt Strikes 22

Happy 22nd Birthday, Usain “the lighting” Bolt. Today is the young world record holder’s 22nd birthday. The amazing 6’5 Jamaican won both the 200m and the 100m gold medals in Beijing and is easily the fastest human in the world. For the first time since 1979, one man holds the world record in both events. […]

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No Iranians Allowed In The NBA

After an impressive showing in Beijing, seven-foot-two Iranian center Hamed Ehadadi caught the eye of many scouts all around the world. In a 97-82 Iranian loss to Argentina, a game that Ehadadi had 21 points and 16 rebounds in, Hamed said through an assistant coach, Mehran Hatami, “It is my dream to play in the […]

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The Battle In Seattle Continues

The Seattle Supersonics are no longer in existence. However, former Sonic owner Howard Schultz is still making a lot of commotion. This past Friday, August 15th, Federal Judge Marsha Pechman set a June 15, 2009 trial date for Schultz’s lawsuit, which seeks to overturn his 2006 sale of the team to Clay Bennett. The sale […]

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Will The Pirates Sign Pedro?

It is now August 14th.  The deadline to sign a 2008 MLB draft pick is tomorrow and the Pittsburg Pirates million-dollar prospect, Pedro Alvarez, has still not signed an official contract with the Pirates.  Scott Boras’s client was the second overall pick in this year’s MLB Draft.  If Pittsburgh does not work out a deal […]

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The King Endorses Obama

For a long time now, LeBron James has tried to stay out of the spotlight when it comes to politics.  Although James has been shining bright in the media ever since entering the league, he has been rather dull when it comes to his affiliations with politics and other support groups (much like Tiger Woods […]

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6-Pac Challenge

I was watching an episode of “Hard Knocks: Training Camp With The Dallas Cowboys” when I saw a remarkable thing.  Adam Jones, the Cowboys cornerback and punt returner was catching punts during practice, but after he caught the punts he did not drop the footballs.  At one point he had five footballs in his hands […]