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The Myth of the Hot Sports Betting Handicapper

The most prevalent means of sports service marketing is some variant on the theme that so and so is “red hot” and you should therefore pay him your money and follow his plays. The crooked services do this by coming up with all sorts of confusing and contradictory rating systems and hyperbolic descriptions for their …

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Seattle Supersonics Full Of Energy

On the NBA round, Seattle Supersonics won again last night on a basketball game played against Indiana Pacers. For the third time in a row, the Sonics have shown their fans they are full of energy and they are improving their scoring techniques. As back up guard Ronald Murray said: “We’re just trying to bring …

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Stephen Jackson Fined $ 50,000 By NBA

The Golden State Warriors Stephen Jackson was fined $ 50,000 by the NBA for his conduct after he was ejected from Game 2 of the first round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks. Jackson was ejected after getting a second technical and it ended with him shouting at the officials and having a verbal fight …

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Baseball History on a Scrap of Paper

Funny when you are a young kid, how really historic moments may drop into your lap and you don’t realize it. I was only 10 years old and living in Bakersfield, CA, when my Dad came to the breakfast table one morning, smiling and holding a pair of tickets in his hand. “Son,” he said, …

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50 Years Ago: “1968 Was a Horrific Year”

1968 Was A Horrific Year Horses are big business in Kentucky, and even schoolboys were aware of the controversy in Louisville 50 years ago. It began with the horse race on the first Saturday in May, so far as we knew. With Kentucky Gov. Louie Nunn and presidential candidate Richard Nixon watching from the stands, …

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How Much Do College Umpires Make?

Fees for college umpires vary substantially depending on the level and location of the game. At the highest level, NCAA Division I, a three man umpiring crew will be assigned to cover a series with meals and lodging paid, and mileage reimbursed. In addition, each member of the crew will receive pay between $150 and …

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Baltimore Orioles and The History of Camden Yards

In April 1992, Camden Yards opened it’s doors as a brand new $100 million facility that was designed under the architectural guidance of HOK Sport and constructed by Danobe Construction. Located just two blocks from Babe Ruth’s birthplace in downtown Baltimore, the centerfield at this 85-acre facility is also the site at which Ruth’s father …

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Key Elements To Consider In Show Jumping

Getting over the course with no faults and creating a seamless and effortless looking ride is the ultimate goal of the show jumper. However, getting to this level of skill, balance and athletic ability for both horse and rider takes a lot of work, often years, especially when you are looking at national or international …

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A Binocular View of the New Yankee Stadium

I’m one to always carry binoculars around in case I miss something. By missing something, I mean not seeing something up close and personal; or not seeing the larger and enhanced version of a particular shot or frame. Obviously for birding, binoculars work. One can only get so close to a nest of baby robins …

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Ring Larnder and the Black Sox Scandal of 1919

Chicago “Black Sox Scandal” of 1919 shook baseball to its core and almost ruined the game. Sportswriter Ring Lardner was at the heart of the story and reported regularly on the subsequent trial and banning of the eight players involved. The case shook Lardner’s belief in the game and robbed baseball of one of its …

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What to Look for in a Baseball Pitch Back

Baseball rebounders help players of all levels refine their hitting, throwing, and catching skills. Trainers can simulate various aspects of the game, from ground balls to short pop-ups, line drives, etc. and improve defensive skills as well as hand-eye coordination. Repeated practice with a good quality pitch back will help your players achieve agility, balance, …

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Who Invented the T-Ball Game?

For those who are somewhat unsure as to what the term T-Ball denotes. It is not baseball as a rule. However, it is a unique type of sport. It is directly taken from baseball and is an introduction to youngsters as a fun means to go about learning baseball skills. The baseball coaching of T-Ball …

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10 Secrets to Winning More Greyhound Races

ONE: STOP PLAYING EVERY RACE! It doesn’t matter what your skill level is. It doesn’t matter what method you us. If you use software or if you scratch on the program with a pencil, this piece of advice will instantly help you start losing LESS and begin winning MORE! When you play every race your …

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Indiana Pacers Fire Coach

The Indiana Pacers fired Rick Carlisle as the coach after the current season saw the Pacers not making it to the playoffs for the first time in ten years. The Pacers finished the season with 35-47. This is their worst performance since 1988-89. Just after the All Star break, the Pacers were poised at 29-24, …

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Who Invented T-Ball?

“I won’t be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.” Babe Ruth On May 6, 2001, the Capitol City League Rockies and the Satchel Paige League Memphis Red Sox from the Washington, D.C. area took the field to play each …

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Gymnastic Exercises For Your Horse

Remember holding your breath watching a Warm Blood or Thoroughbred horse in full flight, stretching its every muscle and sinew to clear a high and wide fence. Remember marveling at the grace and flexibility of an Hanoveran Stallion executing dressage. Your horse too can do these and more. You just need to teach it a …

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The Tragic Story of Eddie Gaedel

If you have had an interest in baseball for a while, you surely know the story of Eddie Gaedel. For those of you who haven’t heard of him and don’t know the story, Gaedel was a midget, all of three feet eight inches tall, who played one game of Major League baseball. Much is known …

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The World Cup – Wagering on the Draw

The single largest sporting event in the world kicks off on Friday. Countries stop wars for it. Churches, Synagogues, temples and mosques devote entire services to it in many countries. Shops close. Countries come to complete standstills. It’s the World Cup, a competition we see just once every 4 years. An event that is so …

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Benefits Of Baseball Batting Cages

As a coach or team manager, you juggle many balls to keep things in order. From balancing the budget to enhancing team performance, ensuring player safety and field maintenance, your plate is full of challenges! To optimize baseball practice time while improving players’ form, core strength and the mechanics of hitting-invest in batting cages from …

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Can You Make Money With Sportsbook Promo Codes?

I’ve been doing some research with sportsbook promo codes, and I think that you can use them to make money. PREMISE: Use a good handicapper to put odds of winning money in your favor by attempting to “steal” the bonus money offered by sportsbook promo codes. Use the sportsbook promo codes “loophole” in the rules …

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How To Run A Youth Baseball All Star Team

You’ve just completed an exhausting 20-25 game schedule complete with a few rain make-up games at inopportune times. The season had everything including controversies among other teams, your own parents, league board members, and other headaches. Your reward for coping with all of this, and leading your team to the league championship, is to coach …

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The Physical Demands of Baseball

As we spend time analyzing sports, every sport has its own set of physical, mental, and skill demands. For years and years now, football has been the gold standard when comparisons start taking place in regards to overall athleticism need to play, as well as the overall physical demand. For this very reason there are …