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Entries from November 2012

The unthinkable cost of becoming a professional golf player

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Most people looking at golf from the outside simply associate the sport with ludicrously high prize funds, massive betting offers, and some tournament wins worth over a million pounds to the winner. However, in truth it is just a small fraction of the field that are able to profit from such rewards and the stark […]

Tags: Golf

Happy Thanksgiving Y’all

November 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Ok, so I’m totally out of Football-land - having just spent a week in the Lone Star state, aka Texas to partake in the inaugural Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) Formula 1 race, which was held in Austin.
Thus I wasn’t able to drop by Jerry Jones ‘lil Cowboys Stadium to see what the latest sale […]

Tags: Misc · NFL Football

Peacock molts new feathers…

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Unless you’re a Diehard Open Wheel Racing Fan, then perhaps you’re unaware of “comca$t,” the parent company of NBC and its ‘Seester cable networks spreading its wings and trying to regenerate life into its much unheralded NBC Sports Network channel.
This cable channel began life as OLN (Outdoor Life Network) before being rebranded Versus - before […]

Tags: Racing · Misc

Where is the Champions League headed this season?

November 14th, 2012 · No Comments

This season’s Champions League group stage has produced some memorable games including a number of surprises, none more so than Celtic’s deserved 2-1 victory over Barcelona and BATE’s 3-1 win over last season’s beaten finalists Bayern Munich.
But which team will lift the trophy on 25th May at Wembley Stadium in London?
Possibles
Chelsea – The Londoners won […]

Tags: soccer · Misc

A Look back at one of the Unheralded Athletes competing in this year’s Paralympics

November 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Thanxs for letting me indulge upon a story that’s been simmering for awhile - as I’m guessing Y’all are awash in some ‘lil Pigskin right now?
 
 
This past August (Aug 29) the 2012 summer Paralympics began in Jolly ‘Ol London - as I personally get more satisfaction out of these athletes triumphs then the highly ballyhooed, […]

Tags: Misc


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