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Robert Manzon dies a 97; no more Original F1 Drivers left


  Formula One Racing, a branch of auto racing, began in 1950. Coming into 2015, the only one still alive from the inaugural season was Robert Manzon. That all changed on January 19th, when Manzon died at the age of 97. He died in his Cassis, France home, according to Le Mans Organizers. Marzon was part of the inaugural Formula One team in 1950. More...

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By Kahlil Thomas On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Kobe Bryant Needs To Retire For The Sake Of His Legacy And The Lakers

Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press   Let’s be honest…for most of us in the tri-state area, we are not fond of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. While many may respect him, most if not all just do not More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Opinion: Has the NBA gotten soft?

(Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)   Flagrant fouls are the norm in today’s NBA, as a tolerance for excessive contact has not been taken lightly. Furthermore, can we say that the NBA has appeared a little More...

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By Kahlil Thomas On Monday, January 5th, 2015

What The Late, Great Stuart Scott Meant To Me

(USA TODAY Sports)   For the first three years of my life, I did not speak. Not a word to anybody although my grandfather swore that I would speak to him on occasion in private but for the most part I used More...

Lardarius Webb is a key cog in the Ravens secondary
By Sean Saint Jacques On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

12 Non-quarterbacks who will dictate the outcome on the 2014-15 NFL Playoffs

Drew Stanton, Cam Newton, Joe Flacco, Ben Roethlisberger, Andy Dalton, Andrew Luck, Matt Stafford, Tony Romo, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson. They are the quarterbacks who will decide More...

By J.A. Michelle On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

What’s your favorite Overtime memory?

In the wake of the new web series that has been launched at Double G Sports, it’s my plan to search for the most amazing and exciting ‘Overtime’ game, ever.  I am on a mission and will be looking More...

By J.A. Michelle On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Joe Torre, Rick Porcello, and Billie Jean King make the cut

Talk about fate, yesterday I wrote this very long and complex article that included my list of ten athletes I would most like to interview. After I got through writing it, I went to the list and thought about my More...

By Jackie Daly On Monday, December 29th, 2014

5 things the NHL fan will look forward to in 2015

  1. The Winter Classic – January 1, 2015 the Washington Capitals host the Chicago Blackhawks in the seventh Winter Classic! Each team has been a part of a Winter Classic before, the Blackhawks hosting the More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Has Father Time Won Yet Another Battle? Victim: Kobe Bryant

Christian Petersen/Getty Images   A third straight game where Bryant has sat out is becoming sort of a head scratcher. Here is a five-time NBA champion, fearless competitor, and lover of the game sitting out?! More...

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By Darrin Williamson On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

NBA MVP Rankings Volume 2 – Christmas Edition

James Harden James Harden has been playing out of his mind as of late with his jaw dropping crossovers, and his below the rim finishes, he’s been amazing. Over his past 10 games he’s averaged 30 PPG, 7.5 APG, More...