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Leicester City Wins First Champions League Home Match

Jim Folsom September 27,2016

Tuesday had to seem like a holiday at King Power Stadium. After perhaps one of the most unlikely championships in the history of sports last year, one of the spoils of victory was an automatic berth in the UEFA Champions League’s Group Stage. O

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LSU Fires Miles after 2-2 Start…Fair?

Jim Folsom September 27,2016

College football is big business.Nowhere is is bigger than in the SEC. And nowhere in the SEC is it bigger than Louisiana State University. No disrespect to the New Orleans Saints, but there is no Louisiana sports team as big in the state than the Ti

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Marlins Top Mets in Emotional Game

Jim Folsom September 27,2016

On Monday night in Marlins Park, on a night where there was a presidential debate and an NFL Football game between two rival teams, the entire country was fixated on a baseball game between the New York Mets and Miami Marlins. That is because it was

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Wild Card Races Going Down to the Wire

Jim Folsom September 20,2016

For many baseball purists, the Wild Card was an atrocity. Teams getting into the postseason for finishing second? Madness! Baseball had always been a sport where the pennant races were the best thing going. You either won your league or after 1969 yo

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Eagles Have Found a QB in Wentz

Jim Folsom September 20,2016

The Philadelphia Eagles have to be excited about their future. Carson Wentz, the quarterback the team traded up for the number two pick in the draft to get, looks like a future star after his first two starts. The Eagles are 2-0 after beating the Chi

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NFL Week Two: Up is Down; Down is Up

Jim Folsom September 19,2016

If you thought you knew something about the NFL after Week One, you now realize you know very little. It seems like everyone who played poorly in the openers bounced back in the second game and everyone who played well in Week One laid an egg in Week

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City Remains Perfect with 4-0 rout over Bournemouth

Jim Folsom September 19,2016

The Pep Guardiola era at Manchester City could not be going more smoothly so far. City has amassed the maximum 15 points after five Premier League matches, included in them is a road win at Manchester United. They are also unbeaten in the Champions L

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Louisville Shocks the College Football World with Rout of FSU

Jim Folsom September 19,2016

The college football season is three weeks old now. The talk of college football is now the Louisville Cardinals. Think about that for a minute. Go back a month or two. All of the pre-season hypes was on teams like Alabama, Clemson. Oklahoma, Florida

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Red Sox Asserting Asserting Themselves In AL East

Jim Folsom September 19,2016

Going into the weekend, the American League was about as tight as Ebeneezer Scrooge during a recession. But what a difference four days at Fenway Park against the hated New York Yankees can make. On Thursday, the Sox went into the bottom of the ninth

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Mets Keep Rolling in Wild Card Race

Jim Folsom September 19,2016

If you are a fan of the New York Mets, you really have to be proud of the way this team has kept in the playoff race despite what seems to be a season where the “Baseball Gods” have it in for them. They have gotten virtually nothing from David Wr

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College Football Teams Already in Desperate Need of a Win

Jim Folsom September 15,2016

We’re just beginning the third week of college football. There is still a ton of football left to be played this season, but there are already some coaches who are on the “hot seat” after two games. Their teams really need a win and

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NFL Week One: What Did We Learn?

Jim Folsom September 15,2016

The opening week of the NFL season did not disappoint. That is unless you are a fan of the Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins or Cleveland Browns. There were some really good games and some new teams threatening to crack the playoff party this yea

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Real Madrid Pulls One Out at the Buzzer

Jim Folsom September 14,2016

It isn’t often you see a buzzer beater in soccer, but we saw one one Wednesday when defending UEFA Champions League title holders, Real Madrid scored on a desperation cross from James Rodriguez and header from Alvaro Martin with literally secon

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Giants are Done…Time to Call it

Jim Folsom September 09,2016

Occasionally, I am wrong. I know…shocking isn’t it? I picked the San Francisco Giants to win the World Series at the beginning of the season. I am a fan of the New York Mets, so it wasn’t that I was hoping to be right. But, the Gian

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Broncos Pick Up Where They Left Off

Jim Folsom September 09,2016

The Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The Panthers had a long off-season to think about that 24-10 beat down. And as luck would have it, the schedule makers gave them a chance at a little revenge in the first game of the sea

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