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Muth’s Truths for Today

Muth’s Truths for Today

on August 14, 2017, 9:59 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

The bias in the media against President Donald Trump is often very subtle, but unmistakable.  For example, consider this blurb yesterday from an article by Julie Bykowicz and Erica Werner of the Associated Press… “Trump launched a barrage of criticism at (Senate Majority Leader Mitch) McConnell over the collapse of the seven-year GOP campaign to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act…” Except…that’s not what happened. […]

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Football fans accuse Miami Dolphins of being racist after they choose not to sign Colin Kaepernick

Football fans accuse Miami Dolphins of being racist after they choose not to sign Colin Kaepernick

on August 7, 2017, 6:51 AM / in Football

By Chris Enloe  /   The Blaze The Miami Dolphins took some heat over the weekend after they announced they were signing a seasoned quarterback to replace their injured starter instead of controversial QB Colin Kaepernick. The Miami football franchise announced Sunday they had signed 34-year-old Jay Cutler to a one year contract to replace injured franchise quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The move […]

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South Korean Sung Hyun Park wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title

South Korean Sung Hyun Park wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title

on July 17, 2017, 9:19 AM / in Sports

Sung Hyun Park, a 23-year-old South Korean, sank two key birdie putts, including a 20-foot putt on the 15th green, to win the United States Women’s Open on Sunday at the Trump National Golf Club. Her consistency through a five-under-par round of 67 helped her hold off a challenge by Hye-Jin Choi, a 17-year-old South Korean amateur who had a […]

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Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

on July 17, 2017, 9:08 AM / in Tennis

Roger Federer beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to take the men’s Wimbledon championship for a record eighth time. Federer, less than a month short of his 36th birthday, also became the oldest Wimbledon champion of the Open Era, and the oldest Grand Slam champion since 1972, when Ken Rosewall won the Australian Open. Federer also continued what he called […]

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Wimbledon Tennis: Feminists Preach Equality While Enjoying Inequality

Wimbledon Tennis: Feminists Preach Equality While Enjoying Inequality

on July 7, 2017, 6:29 AM / in Opinion, Tennis

Could you imagine lightweight boxers complaining they don’t get the money and exposure of the heavyweights, calling the different treatment “staturism”? This is essentially the situation at the Wimbledon tennis championships this week, with, for example, Hannah Wilks at the Guardian writing, “A new analysis of matches scheduled on Centre and No 1 courts shows that Wimbledon organisers routinely favour male tennis players over […]

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Joltin’ Joe’s Streak

Joltin’ Joe’s Streak

on June 29, 2017, 8:52 AM / in Baseball, History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, June 29, 2017. On this date in 1941, at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., New York Yankees centerfielder Joe DiMaggio took aim at George Sisler — and the recordy books. Rarely discussed today, Sisler was an uncommonly talented “five-tool” player before that phrase was invented. Toiling mostly for second-tier clubs in a 15-year career that ended […]

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Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Nadal wins record 10th French Open

on June 12, 2017, 7:30 AM / in Tennis

Rafael Nadal of Spain won his 10th French Open title on Sunday, beating Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the men’s final. No other men’s tennis player has won more than seven singles titles at any single Grand Slam tournament. Fabrice Santoro, the former French star turned French Open interviewer, described the record as “one of the most beautiful exploits […]

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Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida

on May 30, 2017, 8:57 AM / in People, Sports

Golf great Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Woods, who was stopped near his Jupiter Island, Florida, home and later released on his own recognizance, blamed an unexpected reaction to prescription medication, saying alcohol was not involved. He has been recovering from April back surgery, hoping to make […]

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Yankees retire Jeter’s No. 2

Yankees retire Jeter’s No. 2

on May 15, 2017, 8:18 AM / in Baseball

The New York Yankees retired Derek Jeter’s jersey — No. 2 — on Sunday, honoring the team’s longest-tenured captain for a 20-year career filled with records. “There isn’t a person or player I would trade places with that’s playing now or ever,” Jeter said during a ceremony before the Yankees-Astros game. “And the reason why I say that is because […]

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Challenges abound for drivers in today’s Food City 500

Challenges abound for drivers in today’s Food City 500

on April 23, 2017, 7:38 AM / in NASCAR

By Allen Gregory | Bristol Herald Courier BRISTOL, Tenn. – The pre-race conversations at Bristol Motor Speedway were once simple. From the campground to the media center, folks would engage in lively debates about the prospects of Bristol dominators such as Dale Earnhardt, Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Entering today’s Food City 500, the hot topic is the application of a […]

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Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

on April 18, 2017, 6:10 AM / in International News, National News, Sports

By Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) A pro-family leader says a biological male being given the green light to compete on the women’s team in a USA Volleyball-sanctioned event has everything to do with liberal transgender ideology. USA Volleyball, the national governing body for volleyball in the USA and recognized by the United States Olympic Committee, has a Gender Committee. And after […]

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Sergio Garcia claims his first major title, winning the Masters in a playoff

Sergio Garcia claims his first major title, winning the Masters in a playoff

on April 10, 2017, 8:04 AM / in Sports

SERGIO GARCIA RANK: 11  |  SWINGS: R  |  BIRTHDATE: 01/09/1980 BIRTHPLACE: CASTELLON, SPAIN  |  HEIGHT: 5-10 Sergio Garcia won the 81st Masters on Sunday, beating Justin Rose with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. Rose had a two-stroke lead going into the final five holes, but Garcia caught up to finish regulation play tied with Rose […]

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North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men’s basketball title

North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men’s basketball title

on April 4, 2017, 6:37 AM / in Basketball

By Samuel Chamberlain  /  Fox News This time, there was no last-second heartbreak for North Carolina. Justin Jackson’s three-point play with 1:40 to play sparked an 8-0 run to close the game as North Carolina outlasted Gonzaga 71-65 in Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game. Nigel Williams-Goss had given Gonzaga a 65-63 lead by nailing a short jumper with […]

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South Carolina defeats Mississippi State to win NCAA women’s basketball title

South Carolina defeats Mississippi State to win NCAA women’s basketball title

on April 3, 2017, 8:30 AM / in Basketball

Associated Press / Fox News Dawn Staley is going to savor her first NCAA championship. It took her a long time to finally be able to raise the trophy over her head. A’ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday night. Staley […]

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NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

on April 3, 2017, 8:25 AM / in NASCAR, People

Associated Press  /  FoxNews Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR’s second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78. Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard “a tough-as-nails racer” in a statement confirming his death, but gave no details. Ard won titles in what is now known as the Xfinity Series in 1983 and 1984. He won 22 races in […]

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Gonzaga holds off late charge by South Carolina, advances to final

Gonzaga holds off late charge by South Carolina, advances to final

on April 2, 2017, 6:07 AM / in Basketball

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga’s big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs held off a second-half charge by South Carolina to win 77-73 and advance to its first national title game. From the AP and NBC Sports: Their star guard was outstanding. Their big men dominated inside. Still, it came down to some last-second strategy for Gonzaga to […]

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Kennedy Meeks, Justin Jackson lead North Carolina past Oregon, into title game

Kennedy Meeks, Justin Jackson lead North Carolina past Oregon, into title game

on April 2, 2017, 5:52 AM / in Basketball

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It was just too ugly. From NBC’s Rob Dauster: Oregon’s inability to execute on the easiest, most fundamental play in college basketball is what won the game for the Tar Heels. Twice, with in the final 5.2 seconds, North Carolina went to the free throw line for two shots with a 77-76 lead. Twice, they missed both free […]

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So Whom Do You Like and Why: The Final Four

on March 31, 2017, 7:34 AM / in Basketball

Everyone has a story to tell and those around the block love this one…. whom do you like for the final four? Look at South Carolina, which hadn’t won an NCAA tournament game since 1973, is the most . The Gamecocks stunned Duke, Baylor and Florida to get to their first Final Four. Also in its first Final Four (and our […]

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NFL team owners approve Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

on March 28, 2017, 7:53 AM / in Football

NFL team owners on Monday voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ request to move to Las Vegas by the 2020 season. The team plans to play in a new 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas. The Raiders will stay in Oakland for the 2017 season, and possibly for the 2018 season, too. They might share Levi’s Stadium with the San […]

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Duke suffers stunning loss to South Carolina

Duke suffers stunning loss to South Carolina

on March 20, 2017, 7:23 AM / in Basketball

The South Carolina Gamecocks upset the Duke Blue Devils 88-81 Sunday night to advance to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Duke, the No. 2 seed in the East Region, entered the season ranked No. 1, and after injuries and other setbacks headed into the tournament a title contender after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Duke […]

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