A new sporting experience »

The rising prominence of online slots games has emboldened numerous gaming developers to play around and experiment with graphic design, interactive bonus features, and unexpected themes. So it’s not too surprising to find out that there’s a bevy of sports-themed online slots games inspired by golf, football, baseball, hockey, and basketball – just to name a few.
Posted by: John Neal on June 11, 2014
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Shane Vereen requires wrist surgery »

Coming into week one of the NFL season if you were told only one person would rush for over 100 yards after Sunday, your guess probably would have been Adrian Peterson or Ray Rice. Well both are wrong, and the correct answer is Shane Vereen. Thats the good news for Vereen, the bad news is ...
Posted by: Michael Woolfson on September 9, 2013
Filed under: Football

Nets to retire Jason Kidd’s jersey »

Jason Kidd is the new coach of the Brooklyn Nets only one year after retiring from the NBA as a player. Kidd spent a good portion of his prime in New Jersey with the Nets and led them to two consecutive NBA finals appearances. Now the Nets will honor Kidd by retiring his number five ...
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Pittsburgh Steelers re-sign Jonathan Dwyer »

The Pittsburgh Steelers will re-sign running back Jonathan Dwyer today, less than two weeks after they cut him. Dwyer will replace LaRod Stephens-Howling, who suffered a torn ACL during the Steelers game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. The Steelers cut Dwyer on August 31. He was set to earn $1.3 million in salary this ...
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UCLA football player hit by car, killed »

UCLA freshman wide receiver Nick Pasquale was struck by a car and killed while walking in San Clemente, California over the weekend. According to USA Today, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said that Pasquale, 20, was struck by a vehicle about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The driver of the car stopped, called authorities and stayed with ...
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Giants commit six turnovers, lose to Cowboys »

The Dallas Cowboys came into Sunday night’s season opener having never lost a season opening game to the New York Giants. The Giants came in having never lost in the Cowboys’ new stomping grounds. Something had to give one Sunday night, and the Giants did just that. They turned the ball over six times on ...
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Washington State defeats USC »

Washington State beat USC on Saturday in the Pac-12 conference opener. Both teams’ defenses did an excellent job, but the Washington State defense dominated. Gunnar Ecklund, Cougar left tackle, said, ”That’s where it starts for Washington State University. The defense won the game for us. They stepped it up big-time…” USC is ranked 25, but their ...
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Texas fires defensive coordinator Manny Diaz »

Less than a day after one of the worst defensive performances in the history of the program, Manny Diaz is fired and replaced with Greg Robinson. Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown announced he would be hiring the former Longhorns defensive coordinator and Syracuse coach Robinson on Sunday. Brown had this to say, “Our performance on defense ...
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Jacoby Jones injured by own teammate »

In Thursday’s game against the Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones was injured after a collision with his teammate Brynden Trawick. Jones went back to receive a punt, called a fair catch and, before he knew what happened, Brynden Trawick was barreling through his kneecap. Jones gingerly walked off the field back into the ...
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Colin Kaepernick and Anquan Boldin show chemistry in win over Packers »

Sunday, the San Fransisco 49ers defeat Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers by a score of 34-28. Colin Kaepernick, who is normally pretty reserved in this aspect, had something to say to Clay Matthews and his defense after the game: “If intimidation is your game plan, I hope you have a better one.” In ...
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Serena Williams wins fifth U.S. Open title »

It was a one versus two seed matchup that Serena Williams won over Victoria Azarenka by a score of 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 to win her 17th Grand Slam title and fifth U.S. Open title. Williams also won the French Open this year and it looked like she was about to win her second U.S. ...
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Filed under: Tennis

Jets beat Buccaneers due to penalty in final seconds »

Geno Smith won his first NFL start, so New York Jets fans can rejoice, but he did it with a little help from the opposition. Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David shoved Geno Smith after he was already out of bounds with the clock running out after a scramble to the Bucs’ 45. With the ...
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Sean Payton returns and Saints beat Falcons »

Head coach of the New Orleans Saints Sean Payton made his return Sunday, from being banished from the NFL, in a win over the Atlanta Falcons. After all the controversy surrounding the Saints defense last year, they bounced back and made a stand on their own 3-yard line in the last seconds of a 23-17 ...
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Ndamukong Suh costs the Lions a touchdown »

Detroit Lions defensive end Ndamukong Suh makes a dirty hit on a Minnesota Vikings player, which cost Detroit a pick six. Things started off terribly for the Lions right off the bat when Adrian Peterson had a 78-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage. In the second quarter, it only got worse. Deandre ...
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I.O.C. picks Tokyo for 2020 Olympics »

The I.O.C. selects Tokyo for the 2020 summer games, which was considered a safe rather than transformative choice. Tokyo defeated Istanbul and Madrid to be chosen as the host of the 2020 Summer Oylmpics after the prime minister of Japan gave a convincing reassurance of safety. He did this in reference to the nuclear disaster ...
Posted by: Michael Scacco on September 8, 2013
Filed under: Olympics

Johnny Manziel is becoming the villain of College Football »

Johnny Manziel is rapidly turning into a player who is hated among fans. The way the Texas A&M, Heisman-winning quarterback has been acting, he is earning himself a new role in College Football as the bad guy. Signing autographs, taunting, and as Tom Brady would put it, being a turd, Manziel is fitting nicely into ...
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Jim Harbaugh inquires about NFL hit rules »

San Fransisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh wants to make sure his mobile quarterback Colin Kaepernick will not be targeted Sunday in their first game against the Packers, so he asked the NFL to make it clear for him when Kaepernick is supposed to be safe before he is declared a runner. Kaepernick loves to run ...
Posted by: Michael Scacco on September 7, 2013
Filed under: Football

Brady Quinn to be cut »

The Jets are expected to cut veteran quarterback Brady Quinn on Saturday with plans to re-sign him Monday. The team was not planning on having Quinn on the active roster for the season opener on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The plan is to cut him before 4 p.m. on Saturday, which is the ...
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Filed under: Football

Knicks guard J.R. Smith suspended »

J.R. Smith has been suspended five games for violating the NBA’s substance abuse policy. The league formally announced the suspension of last year’s Sixth Man of the Year on Friday. Yahoo Sports reports that Smith tested positive for marijuana. Smith just signed a three year contract extension with the Knicks for $18 million in July, and ...
Posted by: Michael Scacco on September 6, 2013
Filed under: Football

Peyton Manning leads the Broncos with 7 touchdown passes »

Peyton Manning came out on fire, throwing seven touchdowns in a blowout over the Baltimore Ravens. The Denver Broncos came back this season looking for blood in the season opener against the Ravens. After last season’s devastating playoff loss to the Ravens, the Broncos wanted to do more then win – they wanted to dominate, ...
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Filed under: Football,Game Recap

Danny Trevathan’s premature celebration costs Broncos a touchdown »

Danny Trevathan made an interception, had a clear shot to the end zone, and ended up dropping the ball in premature celebration of what would have been a Denver Broncos touchdown. In the Broncos’ season-opener against the Baltimore Ravens, Trevathan intercepted a pass by Joe Flacco during the second half of the game. According to ...
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Filed under: Football

John Harbaugh gets a four year extension »

On the first night of the 2013 NFL season the defending Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens rewarded Coach John Harbaugh with a four year extension. The extension, which is reportedly worth $7 million a year, was announced hours before the opening kick of the opening game between the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens. NBC ...
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Dallas Cowboys release Nate Livings »

Guard Nate Livings was released from the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday. The release comes just a year after the Cowboys signed Livings to a five-year, $18.7 million deal, which had $6.2 million in guarantees. Livings was originally put on season-ending injured reserve after having a second arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in the last ...
Posted by: Alex Jordan on September 5, 2013
Filed under: Football

Redskins are studying Oregon tape to prepare for Chip Kelly’s Eagles »

The Redskins aren’t sure what to expect from Chip Kelly’s Eagles on Monday night but they know where to look to find out. Rdeskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett is determined to prepare for the new-look Eagles under the former Oregon coach. There is a lot of buzz around whether or not Kelly will bring the ...
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Panthers players name Cam Newton team captain »

Cam Newton earns himself a ‘C’ on his chest. Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced before practice on Thursday that Newton has been voted by teammates to be one of six captains for the 2013 season. This sextet includes linebackers Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis, wide receiver Steve Smith, left tackle Jordan Gross and center ...
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Filed under: Football

Riley Cooper scuffles with Eagles teammate »

Just a few weeks after Riley Cooper took a leave of absence for saying the n-word, a fight broke out at Eagles practice between him and a teammate. During an Eagles practice on Thursday, the wide receiver and cornerback Cary Williams were caught on tape shoving back and forth after a somewhat physical play. Conerback ...
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Filed under: Football

Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins accused of domestic violence »

Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins has been arrested after supposedly attacking his girlfriend. Jasmine Horton, Liggins’ girlfriend, told police that Liggins hit her in the head with his hand and then punched her when she fell to the ground. Their 2-year-old son was in the room where the incident occurred, according to News OK. ...
Posted by: Alex Jordan on
Filed under: Basketball

NFL offseason arrests continue »

The NFL has tried to put an end to these ugly stories that keep popping up, but players just keep getting into trouble with the law. Since NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took office players have been arrested at least 395 times. We’ve all heard about the murder case that former New England Patriots tight end ...
Posted by: Michael Scacco on
Filed under: Football

Usain Bolt looking to retire on top »

Usain Bolt isn’t ready to retire quite yet. He wants to get a few more medals under his belt first. His goals before he retires? Winning a gold medal or two (or three) in the Rio Games, setting another world record in the 200 meter next year, and maybe even winning a gold medal at ...
Posted by: Jessica Bell on
Filed under: Other Sports,Track and Field

Geno Smith to start Week 1 »

So, it begins. The New York Jets have named rookie quarterback and second-round pick Geno Smith the starter for Week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mark Sanchez is expected to miss multiple games with a shoulder bruise (possibly more serious), according to the New York Daily News, so the Jets don’t have much choice ...
Posted by: Jared Kurlander on September 4, 2013
Filed under: Football
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