Islanders Look To Make Another Statement

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It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s November and that the New York Islanders should be in the midst of some sort of record-setting losing streak. Well thanks to the additions of Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy on October fourth, plus the recently stellar play of goaltender Jaroslav Halak and secondary scoring that has been there all season, the Islanders are playing like the best team in all of New York.

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Fantasy Football Studs, Duds & Sleepers: AFC East

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With the NFL lockout finally behind us, football fans can finally turn our attention from the courtrooms and onto the field, where it belongs. In the coming weeks, I will rank the fantasy studs, duds and sleepers for each division. Today, the spotlight is shining on the AFC East.

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Bengals Chad Ochocinco Dabbling in MLS with Sporting Kansas City

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The ongoing NFL lockout is definitely taking a toll on players already, although some of them are taking things in stride and looking for other ways to fill their schedule. Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco for instance is trying out for Major League Soccer. Ochocinco played soccer as a kid and he’s always been attracted to the sport. He took up football in high-school, but his dream of playing for a MLS team has stuck with him. The Sporting Kansas City of the MLS will apparently give him that opportunity now.

Peter Vermes, manager of the Sporting KC said that he was looking forward to have an exceptional athlete of Ochocinco’s stature train with his team.
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Press 1 for English: Should Ochocinco Leap Sì o`No?

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By: Melissa S. Wollering

Even Bootsie Collins wouldn’t dream of walking onto Curly’s field to risk fandom, spilled beer, pocket knives, airhorns to the eardrum and angry, shirtless men painted green and gold just to do the Lambeau Leap.  So is Ochocinco serious?  I mean, really?  Speaking in the voice of Chad, who cares when it makes national headlines, right?

Call it a death wish, a disgrace, a football player’s secret fantasy or a publicity ploy, but this week’s game preview between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Green Bay Packers is being overshadowed by the loudest, Twitterpated, numero-named wide receiver in the league.

Sunday will be the Bengals’ first appearance at Lambeau in 14 years. Back in 1995, the Lambeau Leap was in its infancy stages, resembling a toddler in a Fischer Price bouncer on your living room floor.

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