1. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Six Everton Players Prep for South Africa

    With the World Cup less than two weeks away, here's a quick look at the six Everton players in the tournament and how they are doing for their respective countries...

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  2. Is Jack Nicklaus Sending Tiger Woods a Message at Memorial's Skins Game?

    Interesting groupings for Wednesday's skins game at the Memorial. Jack Nicklaus, instead of grouping himself with Tiger Woods, like we assumed he would, has chosen instead to put himself in a group with Phil Mickelson...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about 4 years ago 1,957 reads 3 comments

  3. Jack Nicklaus and Muirfield Welcome The World's Best To The Memorial

    Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, just outside of Columbus, is the sight of this weekend's Memorial Tournament. The golf course built by Jack Nicklaus first held the Memorial in 1976...

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  4. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Swiss

    Ottmar Hitzfeld, coach of the Swiss National Team, has assembled a good cast for Switzerland as they head into the 2010 World Cup. This is the first time the Swiss have competed in back to back World Cups since 1966...

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  5. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: 3.0 - How T-Wolve Trades Would Affect Draft

    As we inch closer to draft day, opinions are changing faster than a Tim Lincecum fastball. The Minnesota Timberwolves still hold all the cards to the draft. With picks at four, 16, 23, 45 and 56, there is no way they keep all those picks...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about over 4 years ago 1,531 reads 6 comments

  6. Mascot Warning: Beware of the Mariner Moose

    He seems cuddly enough. He seems, in fact, almost sweet. All that brown soft fur. But looks can be deceiving. First impressions are not always right. Take the tale of Mariner fan Victor Aguilar...

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  7. Jermaine Beckford Coming To Everton

    As hoped, Leeds striker Jermaine Beckford is saying no thanks to several other suitors and choosing Everton. The Liverpool Echo is reporting that Leeds United has cancelled Beckford's contract, allowing him to sign with Everton...

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  8. 2010 World Cup: U.S. Government Issues Warning to Americans Traveling to W. Cup

    The United States has issued an alert to its citizens warning of traveling to the World Cup in South Africa...

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  9. 2010 FIFA World Cup: A Preview of Switzerland's Group H Matches

    The Swiss have drawn a difficult group in South Africa. Group H is headlined by second ranked Spain. Chile, currently ranked 18th, and Honduras ranked 38th, round out the group. The Swiss are ranked 24th...

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  10. Heir to Tiger Woods' Throne? No, Not Phil...Think Younger, Waaay Younger

    The heir to the Tiger Woods' throne is a young gun. He has a beautiful swing and is a straight hitter. Problem is, he only hits it about 165 yards right now. He goes by the name Brayden Bozak...

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  11. Tottenham Wants Steven Pienaar: David Moyes Wants £15 Million

    The little matter of extending Steven Pienaar's contract is starting to turn into a nightmare for David Moyes, manager of Everton. A month ago Moyes was confident he'd have his midfielder penned for another four years...

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  12. Ryder Cup: Is Corey Pavin Leaving Tiger Woods Off American Team?

    Corey Pavin seems to have a good head on his shoulders. Smart guy. Competitive. Should make a fine Ryder Cup captain. On Sunday, however, Pavin told Reuters that Tiger Woods is no shoe-in for his Ryder Cup team in October...

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  13. Tiger Woods To Return To Golf at Memorial Next Week

    Tiger Woods's latest return to golf will be at The Memorial next week. The Golf Channel reported Woods will return to golf at Muirfield Village to try and defend his victory last year at the course built by Jack Nicklaus...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about over 4 years ago 331 reads 1 comments

  14. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Can't Come to England: Why? Because He Would Melt

    Barca striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic struggled in his first season with the La Liga powerhouse—so much so, in fact, that he's been looking around for another job...

    Ron  Furlong Written by Ron Furlong about over 4 years ago 751 reads 7 comments

  15. Golf Needs a Little Pick-Me-Up: Pebble Beach and St. Andrews Should Help

    It is kind of the lull before the storm. Golf's break between its first major and its second. At a shade over two months between The Masters and the U.S. Open, it is simply too long...

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  16. Celtics on the Verge of Finals: Kevin Garnett a Model of Maturity

    Kevin Garnett is known by anyone who ever put a measuring tape to him to be 7' tall. Yet, he has always been listed at 6'11''. This might tell you a little bit about the 15 year NBA legend...

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  17. Brett Favre's Ankle Surgery: Likely Didn't Do It To For Deer Hunting Come Fall

    ESPN is reporting that Brett Favre underwent arhtroscopic surgery on his left ankle Friday in Florida. The surgery's intent was to clean up scar tissue to allow for a better range of motion...

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  18. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Switzerland's Greatest Cup Moments

    In their eight World Cup appearances, Switzerland has made it the quarterfinals three times (1934, 1938 and 1954), but never past. There is optimism for the Swiss heading to South Africa however...

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  19. Everton's Rodwell Is Not Going To Follow in Wayne Rooney's Footsteps

    Jack Rodwell is reportedly set to ignore interest from Chelsea and Manchester United and sign a new contract with Everton. Mirror Football is reporting that Rodwell will sign the new contract within 48 hours...

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  20. Golf's Evil Little Tool: The Sport Needs to Use it More Wisely

    Golf Pros love it. Golf Course Superintendents hate it. What is it? A little device known as the Stimpmeter. It was developed back in 1935 by an amateur golfer from Massachusetts, Edward Stimpson...

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  21. Can Soccer Be Popular In the U.S.? Actually, Numbers Show It Already Is

    There is a viewpoint in much of the football-loving world that football (soccer) is not popular in the United States. Much of the world thinks the people of the United States...

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  22. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: After Lottery, Changes at The Top, Turner Drops

    The Lottery caused some changes at the top, the biggest of which will be the dropping of long time expected number two pick Evan Turner...

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  23. Tim Cahill Having a Great Start to His Summer: Extends Everton Contract

    Tim Cahill is having a nice time of late. First, an impressive finish to the season for Everton, as Cahill helped the Blues climb the table in the second half of the year, and finish a strong eighth...

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  24. Tiger Woods: Still an American Hero

    Where do we draw the line between what a player does in their sport versus what they do in their private life? Problem is, some athletes’ private lives aren’t so private...

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  25. Would Jermaine Beckford Be a Good Fit with Everton?

    After his 30 goal season with Leeds, Jermaine Beckford figures to draw interest from some top clubs. Everton was thought to have the inside track on him. In fact, several in the media have already declared the move to Goodison a done deal...

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