Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

12 Unusually Placed Sports Venues When it comes to sports venues, they are often located in the usual places. These are the most peripheral parts of towns and other settlements, and in major cities are located in strictly urban areas. But if you search hard enough, you?ll find there aremore… Happiest Countries in the World [...]

The talented work of Joanne Gair.  She’s done the body painting on many famous models for issues of Sports Illustrated over the years, including painted on swimsuits and sports jerseys. Many male will be very happy I chose to share these with you, as you will soon see. Leave your Comment…

Exercise Makes You Crave Money Less: Craving cash? You could always try earning it — or, according to new research, just go for a run.

A groom accidentally killed three relatives at his wedding in Turkey on Sunday when he fired into the air with an assault rifle in celebration, the Anatolia news agency reported. Eight other people were wounded at the incident at the village of Akcagoze in the southeastern province of Gaziantep. The groom unleashed a volley of [...]

Do these players deserve the money and adoration they have with their celebrity status, million dollar contracts, overblown egos, and apparently careless and lazy effort on the court?

Wozniacki Finds No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Veritas in Sports
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Proving that no good deed goes unpunished, a tale of great sportsmanship has instead turned into an investigation of gambling, match-fixing and tennis integrity.

When the Fat Lady Sings…Crazy Football Finish

Posted: 14th October 2009 by Veritas in Sports
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Quick lesson in high school football. The game isn’t over until the official blows the whistle on the final play.  Canton (Michigan) Plymouth High learned that the hard way earlier this month.

Despite being down two points and having its kicker miss a 46-yard field goal as time expired, the Jericho Mount Mansfield high school football team won a game last weekend thanks to one of the craziest, and boneheaded, plays you’ll ever see.

Southern California tailback Stafon Johnson had emergency throat surgery Monday after a weightlifting accident. The senior who scored the No. 7 Trojans’ go-ahead touchdown against Ohio State two weeks ago was bench-pressing when the bar slipped from his right hand and fell onto his throat.

Sorting Out a Wild Weekend in College Football

Posted: 28th September 2009 by Veritas in Sports
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It was a truly forgettable week for some as four teams from last week’s top 10 took nose dives in the rankings with Week 4 losses. Ole Miss, Penn State, Cal and Miami all saw their rankings plummet after defeats — some shockingly bad — to South Carolina, Iowa, Oregon and Virginia Tech, respectively.

Wagner Mateo is a 16-year-old from Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. His mother cleans an office and his father works as a handyman. He was planning on pulling his family into wealth with his prodigious baseball talent, rewarded in July with a $3.1 million signing bonus from the St. Louis Cardinals. During [...]