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Remembering Tony Gwynn and what he meant to me and my city

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Tony Gwynn was one of the best hitters baseball has ever seen. There was nothing a pitcher could throw at him that he wouldn't figure out how to get his bat on. He just found ways to not let anything beat him when he was at the plate. On Monday morning ...

Cleveland Cavaliers doctors clear Joel Embiid

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Kansas center Joel Embiid has become the odds-on favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft over the past few weeks. The Cleveland Cavaliers have the top pick in this year's draft and rumors have persisted that they preferred Embiid over both college teammate Andrew Wiggins ...

Video: John Oliver eviscerates FIFA and the 2014 World Cup

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

If you haven't been watching "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" you should really start. The ex-Daily Show correspondent has been fantastic during the first season of his new Sunday night HBO show. His protracted rants about one subject each week have been absolutely perfect and this Sunday was no ...

Katharine McPhee pictures: The best of the newly-single singer

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

I don't know about you, but I've always been a big fan of Katharine McPhee. And no, for not her music or her acting. The 30-year-old became famous thanks to a runner-up showing on American Idol in 2006, but almost as soon as she got famous, she was locked down ...

Video: Montage of Darryl Sutter press conferences is wonderful

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Monday night the Los Angeles Kings moved themselves one game away from hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years. Their 3-0 win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden gave the Kings a 3-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. It has truly been ...

End of an era: Martin Brodeur to test free agency

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

It appears that Martin Brodeur's time with the New Jersey Devils has finally come to an end. After 24 years with the Devils organization, Brodeur claims that he will test free agency this summer. Brodeur is widely considered the greatest goaltender in NHL history. During his 21-year career, he has set dozens ...

It’s summer, so it’s time to get a Custom Koozie

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Summer is finally here after what seemed like a 10-month winter in the Midwest. For me, one of the best parts of summer is sitting outside and tailgating before a baseball game. If you're tailgating, you're going to need a beer in your hand and that means you're going to ...

2014 MLB Draft: Astros select Brady Aiken with No. 1 pick

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick the 2014 MLB Draft and they decided to take Brady Aiken with the top selection. Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, became the first prep pitcher to go No. 1 since 1991, when the New ...