San Diego Padres end sad ‘first half’ of 2008 season

My miserable hometown, the San Diego Padres, has limped into the seasonal All-Star break with a terrible ‘first half’ now complete punctuated by the Sunday afternoon July 13 thrashing by the Atlanta Braves that ended with a 12 – 3 marker. In fact, with a record 37 wins and 58 losses, a measly .389 winning percentage, nearly 60% of the […]

Free picks for MLB betting

FREE MLB SELECTIONS Major League Baseball is a big draw for bettors, especially since the MLB season, which generally runs from April to November, offers a total of 2,430 games during the period, but also because baseball is quite different from other sports in the sense that there is no established standard point difference. per luminaire. MLB selections for a […]

What happened to black and white?

If you are an emerging stock photographer and the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčtaking a black and white stock photo has never occurred to you, I encourage you to give it a try. But, fair warning, it will be more of an experience for the soul, not for sale. Black and white is no longer popular with book and magazine photo editors […]

I love NFL football! Let me count the ways

As far as I’m concerned, there are two seasons in America (who cares what the meteorologist says!). There is the football season and the low season. Then there is everything else in between. Why do I say such a ridiculous thing? Because I “my die-hard soccer fan! Hell, I love everything, as long as it’s an oblong-shaped ball, played on […]

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Sleepers

One of the keys to winning your fantasy football league is the ability to recruit Sleepers. The “sleepers” are NFL players who are drafted in much lower rounds in their fantasy football drafts than their final stats warrant. In terms of shopping, this is like getting a bottle of Sam Adams Utopias for Budweiser prices. In the world of fantasy […]

Notes from Ness (August 4)

As I’ve said so many times, “fortunes change very fast in MLB.” Just the latest examples are the current destinations of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Dodgers won 3-0 last night in Greg Maddux’s team debut (six innings and no hits!) And enter the weekend with the longest active winning streak in MLB (six in […]

Basketball history

The father of basketball, Dr. James Naismith came up with the game in 1892 and the first game was played in Beaver Falls Pennsylvania on April 8, 1893 between the New Brighton YMCA and Geneva College. The game was very popular and in 1914 up to 360 universities had basketball teams. In 1939, the first NCAA men’s college basketball championship […]

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