1. Recap: USA Manhandles Spain in Battle for Olympics Basketball Supremacy

    The United States men's basketball team handily defeated the Spanish team 119-82 in Beijing Saturday morning. Forward LeBron James, who had 18 points, eight assists, and four steals, led the way to a blowout win for Team USA...

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  2. Michael Phelps is America in Beijing

    After the men's beach volleyball match between the Phil Dalhausser/Todd Rogers American team and a Swiss team ended around 10:15, I thought I was going to bed. I was bone-tired, and I couldn't wait to hit the hay...

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  3. What's Going On? ESPN Says Sundays are for Bowling?

    As my brother and I played ping pong this afternoon, we overheard a TV commercial advertising ESPN's coverage of the coming Monday night's football game on Monday Night Football...

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  4. Recap: Carolina Panthers @ Philadelphia Eagles (Week 2, Preseason)

    The Carolina Panthers (1-1) lost 24-13 to the Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly, PA. And it was probably the weirdest game I have ever seen. First of all, there was a storm delay...

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  5. Beijing: Rivalry Between US, China Emerges at Olympics

    If you have been following the Olympics, chances are that you've noticed the emergence of a rivalry between us, the United States, and China...

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  6. Preview: Carolina Panthers at San Diego Chargers (Week 1, Regular Season)

    If you didn't already know, the Carolina Panthers will open their 2008 regular season in San Diego against the Chargers on Sept.7 at 4:15 EST...

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  7. Preview: Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles (Preseason)

    Tonight the Carolina Panthers will play the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly, PA at eight. In the Panthers' first preseason game against the Colts, their starters dominated...

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  8. Airsoft Guns: A Double-Edged Sword

    Airsoft guns are one of the most controversial areas of sporting equipment on the market. They can be mistaken for real guns easily. The only distinguishing characteristic between an airsoft gun and a real gun is an airsoft gun's orange muzzle...

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  9. Panthers-Colts: Carolina Fans Should Get Ready for the Regular Season

    Panthers fans, prepare yourselves for the 2008 regular season. There is every indication that this year will match—or top—the best season in the Panthers' history. This season will be one to follow very closely...

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  10. Mythbusters—Matt Gilmartin Edition: Do the Carolina Panthers Draft Poorly?

    The Carolina Panthers have been criticized for drafting plenty of busts since head coach John Fox and general manager Marty Hurney took over in 2002. To be fair, let's take a brief look at Panthers draft history since Fox and Hurney came aboard...

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  11. The Olympics: Agent of Niche Sports and Advocate of International Sports Culture

    Back before the Olympics started, I thought I would only watch the USA men's basketball team and some shooting, table tennis, boxing, and martial arts events. But the Olympics have started now, and things have changed...

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  12. Dwayne Jarrett Hanging by a Thread in Carolina

    The Carolina Panthers have a history of drafting busts. Center Bruce Nelson was taken in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft with the 50th overall pick...

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  13. Preview: Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers (Preseason)

    Saturday night the Carolina Panthers will open their preseason schedule against the Indianapolis Colts in Charlotte, NC at Bank of America Stadium. While it will have no implications on the Panthers' season, it will be a meaningful game in its own light.

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  14. Eagles Sign Westbrook to Extension

    The Philadelphia Eagles and their star running back, Brian Westbrook, agreed to a new contract worth $21 million over three years on Friday mere hours before the team kicked off its opening preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers...

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  15. Could EA Sports Become a Sports Video Game Monopoly?

    Electronic Arts is one of the biggest video game publishers and developers in the world. Their most popular sports game is the Madden NFL series. But that doesn't mean that the game is amazing...

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  16. John Fox: Why He Shouldn't Be Criticized, Panthers Fans

    Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox has been the target of a great deal of criticism in the past two years from his team's fans. "Fire him," they say...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 237 reads 3 comments

  17. What ESPN Should Improve: Critiquing the World-Wide Leader in Sports

    Many know ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) as the worldwide leader in sports, as the network claims it is. ESPN is as hardcore as it gets when it comes to sports...

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  18. Why Julius Peppers Will Make the Entire Carolina Panthers Defense Better

    NFL fans—in particular Carolina Panthers fans—know that Julius Peppers disappeared last season. Peppers had 2.5 sacks and 38 tackles last season in 14 starts. 2007 was the worst year of Peppers' career by far...

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  19. Sports PR: Zzzzzzzzzz...

    Sports public relations is often the most boring aspect of sports except for the PR wars such as Brett Favre, Michael Vick, Terrell Owens, you name it—those last for a day or two, and then fizzle out like all other sports PR...

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  20. Why Everyone Should Dread The Start of The Little League World Series

    If you didn't already know, the 61st annual Little League World Series will start August 15th and go through the 24th, and it will be played in Williamsport, PA. And I'm really dreading it...

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  21. The Most-Needed Change in the NFL

    The NFL preseason has started. Some fans look forward to it just because it's the first NFL football since early February. But many fans hate it with a passion. Why? The games are completely meaningless...

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  22. Carolina Panthers Training Camp: Young Players Putting On a Show

    So far Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, SC has gone exceptionally well (leave the Steve Smith-Ken Lucas incident, of course—although the team is moving on very well). The young players in particular have given great performances...

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  23. Carolina Panthers Quarterbacks: Not Your Everyday Field Generals

    The Carolina Panthers' quarterbacks are far more rare and unique than you might imagine. All of their quarterbacks are undrafted. Starter Jake Delhomme was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent before the 1998 season...

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  24. Carolina Panthers All-Time Lineup

    QB: Jake Delhomme Our current quarterback is the franchise career leader in four passing statistical categories and a very close second in two more. Like Peyton Manning is the Indianapolis Colts, Jake Delhomme is the Carolina Panthers...

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  25. Get Ready for the 2008 Summer Olympics!

    In four days, on August 8, the greatest athletes from around the world will come together for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The events are as diverse as the athletes, from athletics to equestrian to shooting to wrestling...

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