In Die Hard, What Terrible Bowl Game Were Notre Dame and USC Relegated To?

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This weekend begins the bowl season, and with it the crappy bowl games that very few of us care about. Saturday brings us a cadre of bowl games that are just as awful as whatever bowl game hosted Notre Dame and USC in the classic Christmas film “Die Hard.”

The total number of bowl games has multiplied at an absurd rate these past few decades, but one truth still remains- real bowl games don’t start until after Christmas, and for the most part well after Christmas. Genuinely desirable bowl games still adhere to tradition, and take place on New Year’s.

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Manchester Derby News: Pogba, Fernandinho, Gallagher, Mourinho, Guardiola


Less than 48 hours to the Manchester Derby, and edition of the rivalry that is as highly anticipated as any in recent memory. Here’s your match preview guide and a collection of news story links relating to the blockbuster game.

Sky Sports announced that former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher will represent Manchester City during their coverage of the derby and United supporters had a ton of fun with this. Red Devils club legend Gary Neville will be in the studio to rep United and that started the pre-derby trolling early.

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Tom Izzo Happily Helps Judge Mathis Troll Ohio State (Video)


We’re used to seeing Tom Izzo angry on television. The cameras love to catch the Michigan State basketball coach fuming in the heat of battle moments. We don’t often see him smiling on TV, but he certainly is here, during Thursday’s episode of Judge Mathis. 

On the December 7th edition of the program, Tom Izzo makes a special appearance in the courtroom. Have a watch of the clip below as Mathis reveals that his daughter was a student assistant to Izzo at Michigan State, before going on to law school and becoming a lawyer.

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Well Respected Mansion Group Continues Expansion into Asia Markets

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Mansion Group is a corporation with a very prestigious reputation within the online gambling community. The company owns and operates a multitude of gaming sites under the terms of the professional license that they acquired in Gibraltar, the nation where the company was founded.

Since 2015, we’ve even seen two English Premier League football clubs, the London based Crystal Palace F.C. and the recently promoted A.F.C. Bournemouth, strike two very high profile shirt sponsorship deals with Mansion Group.

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Leeann Tweeden Media Bio Includes Playboy, Hooters, L.A. Angels, FOX News


Leeann Tweeden has been an internet and Google image search favorite for a very long time, but she’s burning up the SEO today due to the accusations that she has made against Senator and former comedian Al Franken. Tweeden maintains that Franken groped and kissed her without consent in 2006. 

Franken has issued a public apology and explanation of his actions.

He’s also called for an ethics investigation on himself.

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ESPN Promotion of College Football Playoff Rankings is Very Obnoxious


There are three things to remember every single Tuesday night when ESPN releases the updated College Football Playoff Rankings.

First, this endeavor only merits a tweet and press release, not an entire television show. Maybe you could stretch this out into a two or three minute desk segment, but that’s really pushing it.

Secondly, all the controversies, real as well as the contrived debates created and then amplified by ESPN, will sort themselves out in the end. There’s no real reason to care all that strongly about the rankings until the last week of the season or conference championship weekend.

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5 Reasons to Bet on Sports Online


By John O’Leary

Sports betting is gaining immense popularity all over the world as betting has become so convenient, thanks to the internet and mobile phone technology. Today, there are many ways available for people to bet, with online betting being one of the most preferred ways to bet.

Betting on sports is something which is not new and has been around for many years. However, today it is much more safer and easier than it was a few years ago. You can simply sit back at home or in your office and place a bet in seconds.

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United Fan Julia Roberts Greets Players on Pitch After Loss at Chelsea

Julia Roberts, the legendary Hollywood actress and producer, was in west London to see her favorite club, Manchester United lose 1-0 at Chelsea today. After the game, Roberts took to the pitch and greeted some of the players, no doubt lifting their spirits somewhat after what was such a disappointing result in a big time crunch clash.

The Daily Mail, perfectly encapsulated the appearance of Julia Roberts:

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Monster’s Latest Energy Cup Event is Coming to Las Vegas

By John O’Leary

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend the day in Las Vegas, you should check out the Monster Energy Cup event. This is one of the ultimate extreme sports events in the nation and it’s guaranteed to thrill you. If you love Supercross riding, this is the one event you simply cannot afford to miss out on. The event takes place at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas and this year’s event is bigger, better, and packed with more excitement than ever before. The prize is a cool million dollars, but you can believe that the action will be hot enough to melt the walls of the stadium.

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Anthony Joshua Favored to Win SPOTY as Well as Bout with Takam

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Undefeated heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will take on challenger Carlos Takam tomorrow night in heavily anticipated fight being held in Cardiff City, Wales. Joshua is heavily favored to win the bout, but he’s also a strong odds-on favorite to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, or SPOTY.

This prestigious title is a position he has held ever since he vanquished the mighty Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium this past April.

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Heavy Underdog Carlos Takam Looks to Challenge Anthony Joshua

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Carlos Takam is the next challenger to take on undefeated heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. Takam brings a fresh challenge to Joshua, given his very extensive and extremely accomplished amateur pedigree. He has 35 wins against just three losses under his belt, in what has been a glorious career within the professional ranks.

Takam has held multiple boxing titles under separate organizations, and if he earns a world title, he will have pretty much then accomplished everything there is to achieve in the sport.

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Orlando Antigua on John Calipari, Coach Cal 30 for 30 (Exclusive)


If you have not seen the John Calipari ESPN 30 for 30 film ”One and Not Done.” I strongly suggest you check it out. 

“I thought they did a solid job of trying to encapsulate’s Cal’s history,” said Illini basketball assistant coach Orlando Antigua, Calipari’s assistant coach for six seasons.

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