Archives for March 2017

5 Ways Sports Stars Use Alternative Training Methods To Achieve Greatness


If you want to be a professional athlete, sometimes you must do anything that it takes. That can involve taking part in a wide range of activities to boost your fitness and skills. It’s the difference between making millions of dollars per year versus sitting back and watching sports on the TV.

Some teams and individuals definitely do take things to the next level. It’s unlikely they would operate the same way without their unlikely training methods. We’re going to take a look at some of the big ones used around the world and who exactly uses them.
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Your Personal sport trainer in now your Ping Pong Robo

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Are you feeling exhausted after playing continuously with your fellow partners in your sports? Then just erase off those feelings with the brand new Ping Pong Robot. This enormous robot will change your sports lifestyle.

On our day-to-day life we may not find time to play with our sport team or we can’t match up with their time. Hence our sports skill might be affected. Therefore we need some special training which should not affect our regular schedule.

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$3.4 Billion Man Clay Chapman: An Exclusive with the Windy City Thunderbolts Pitcher


A week ago, we first broke the news of the largest sports endorsement deal of all time (Yes, we are indeed playing fast and loose with the term “news” here). It’s a $3.4 billion (yes, billion with a “b”) endorsement deal between Windy City ThunderBolts pitcher Clay Chapman and Archer. The contract is set to run over a 10 million year period. Yes, you read that correctly, 10 million years.

The contract includes a clause enabling both parties the option to extend, once the deal has reached full term. In case you’re not interested in doing math right now, the arrangement equals $340 per year.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says he is in Contract Extension Talks with Manchester United

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently serving suspension, having accepted the charges of violent conduct leveled against him by the Football Association. His infraction was elbowing the face of AFC Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings, in retaliation to Mings stomping on him when Ibrahimovic was down, and he’ll miss the weekend fixture against West Bromwich Albion.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Discusses Adjustment From Manchester United to Chicago Fire (Audio)

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Yesterday German international superstar Bastian Schweinsteiger discussed the move from Manchester United and playing in Europe, to the United States of America, and the Chicago Fire in the audio file below. Bear in mind that this audio below is completely different from the introductory press conference, which was televised and streamed.

You can view that Q&A session over at this link. What’s here in the Sound Cloud embedded below is a short question and answer with a cadre of reporters, conducted off to the side, once the main intro presser had concluded:

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Jose Mourinho Throws Shade at the Concept of Midseason International Friendlies

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Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho has performed the “us against the world” motivation yet again This isn’t the first, nor the second, but yes now it’s the third time this month that Mourinho has thrown shade at the powers that be regarding the fixture schedule construction.

The Football Association, the English Premier League, UEFA, everyone is fair game in this regard according to Mourinho. This time, the Portugese got very unfriendly on those who schedule the friendlies.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Never Gave Manchester United a Proper Goodbye; Until Now

Given the timing of his release from Manchester United, and his subsequent signing by the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer, Bastian Schweinsteiger never truly got the chance to say goodbye to his Red Devils teammates. His transatlantic move came while United was at Middlesbrough, winning 3-1, and then the international break took hold.

With MUFC focused on a league fixture, and the team then going their separate ways for international duty, Bastian Schweinsteiger never had the chance to say a proper goodbye to everyone.

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Anthony Martial Gave Bastian Schweinsteiger His Nickname, the German Explains Why

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Bastian Schweinsteiger was certainly a very well liked teammate in the Old Trafford dressing room. Through what was an extreme and sometimes even humiliating situation at United, Schweinsteiger kept up his positive frame of mind and team spirit. His professionalism under very tough circumstances is commendable.

When it was announced that United had set him free to join the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer, United forward Anthony Martial was quick to wish the midfielder well. In his social media goodbye to the Captain of the 2014 World Cup winning German national team, Martial revealed Schweinsteiger’s nickname on the team, calling him ‘Giorgio Armani’.

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Liverpool FC Currently Have Fourth Best Odds for EPL Top Four Finish

With the six biggest clubs in the Premier League battling it out for the top four positions in the table, we should see plenty of excitement and intrigue over the final stretch of the season. Liverpool FC are one of the six clubs in the mix for the top four, and with it UEFA Champions League qualification, in the English top flight.

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Michigan St. Target Brandon McCoy Considering Purdue? Center Himself Gives an Update


Although interest in the 2017 McDonald’s All-American Game was far below that of previous events (the 40% off ticket sales promotions available yesterday truly says it all), there was still plenty of intrigue on the recruiting front.

During #McDAAG the real basketball is played behind closed doors in front of NBA scouts, what the media and general public see are just, as Ian Darke would put it, “indifferent editions.”

The real competition and news-worthiness lie in recruiting, and the top story on Wednesday surrounded uncommitted Center Brandon McCoy out of San Diego, California.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Arrives in Chicago: Photos, Videos of #CHIweinsteiger Scene

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photo credit John Gress/Chicago Fire Soccer Club 

New Chicago Fire Designated Player Bastian Schweinsteiger arrived in his new hometown tonight. The former Manchester United midfielder strolled through the international arrival terminal at Chicago O’Hare International Airport early Tuesday evening.

More than 500 singing, chanting and flag-waving fans were on hand to welcome the legend of German football to the Windy City.

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Sir Alex Ferguson Thinks Jose Mourinho has been a bit “Unlucky” this Season


Early on, the Jose Mourinho era at Manchester United has been one of polarities. Mourinho won his first three league games, then achieved just six points from the next seven Premier League matches. Through the first 11 league games, the Portugese had accumulated the lowest number of points in club history.

Even less than the disastrous David Moyes. However, Mourinho and the team have certainly righted the ship since then. On October 23rd, United lost 4-0 to Chelsea; since then now undefeated (nine wins, eight draws) in their last 17 Premier League games. In their last 33, across all competitions, they have suffered just three losses.

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