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Four Things to Know about the 2014 NBA Play-offs

The 2014 NBA Play-offs are in full motion, and the top eight Eastern Division and top eight Western Division have been narrowed down. Here are four things to know about what’s happening now in the the National Basketball Association’s postseason: 1) Two of the teams competing in the Conference Finals have just been announced. The … Continue reading »

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Adults Ready to Get Involved in Group Sports in 2014

Not that long ago, it was much more common to see a group of 10-year-olds playing soccer on your neighborhood field than a group of 30-year-olds. But all that’s changing. A new focus on healthy living is evident across the United States, and that’s translating to busy working adults taking on new athletic endeavors. Everyone … Continue reading »

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Is the Super Bowl the Most Watched Sporting Event in the World?

You hear it every year, sports broadcasters breathlessly announcing that there are a billion people watching the game worldwide. “The most watched sporting event worldwide,” is the yearly call. While the game has stunning viewership numbers, is it really true? Most publically available information says, “no.” Alongside the hyperbole about the financial boon for the … Continue reading »

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Sibling Rivalries – Brother Vs Brother at the Super Bowl

The brothers Harbaugh squaring off across a football field for one of the biggest events in sports will surely become one of the abiding storylines of this Super Bowl. The New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Super Dome is certainly not the first major host to play host to this type or rivalry and it undoubtedly will not … Continue reading »

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The Inaccurate World of Sports Prediction and the Super Bowl

Nate Silver, the statistical genius behind the New York Times columns and website that predicts election results with spooky accuracy, recently crashed and burned looking at the NFL. He predicted that this year, the Seahawks and the Patriots would be heading to New Orleans. Clearly, we know that’s not the case now. While cold hard … Continue reading »

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Will It Be Baltimore Or San Francisco In The Big Game?

With the 49’ers impressive season, it’s not much of a surprise that they are heading to the Superbowl XXXXVII in New Orleans. Colin Kaepernick deposing of Alex Smith at quarterback has given them the edge they need to build on a couple of good recent seasons. The help of running back superstar Frank Gore has … Continue reading »

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