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Jordan Ruby

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I'm a graduate of University of Maryland living in DC and writing for SBNation. I prefer Style over substance.

"The great fallacy is that the game is first and last about winning. It's nothing of the kind. The game is about glory." - Danny Blanchflower

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User Blog

Marlins Vs. Astros: Anibal Sanchez Takes the Mound As Marlins Look For Series Win

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The Miami Marlins got a shutout and a four run win in their first game against the Houston Astros in their first game of the series on Monday. They'll go for a very early series win on Tuesday...

Nationals Vs. Pirates: Washington Back On Road In Steel City

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The Washington Nationals have won two of their past three series, and now they welcome the Pittsburgh Pirates into town.

Rays Vs. Yankees: Tampa Bay Opens Up Three Game Set In The Bronx

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The Tampa Bay Rays swept the Yankees in their season opening series, can they do the same when they head to the Bronx?

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012, Rangers Vs. Capitals Reaction: Braden Holtby Didn't Even See Game Winner

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The Washington Capitals got pushed into overtime against the New York Rangers in Game 6 on Monday, and it only took about 90 seconds in that extra frame for the Blue Shirts to get a win. The...

Jerry Sandusky Trial: Date Of Alleged Abuse Could Be Major Turning Point

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The trial of Jerry Sandusky has not yet begun, but there is already a pretty damaging bit of evidence for the prosecutors. They have already changed the date of the alleged abuse witnessed by Mike...

2012 NBA Playoffs, Magic Vs. Pacers: Game 5 Preview

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The Orlando Magic are on the edge of elimination, and they will have to win on the road in Game 5 to keep their season going. Game 5 starts at 7 pm on Tuesday and can be found on NBA TV. The Magic...

NHL Playoffs 2012, Rangers Vs. Capitals Reaction: Washington Was Just 6.6 Seconds Away From 3-2 Lead

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The Washington Capitals were in New York City on Monday night with a pretty good chance to put a strangle hold on their series against the Rangers. And for 59 minutes and 50 seconds, it looked like...

2012 Players Championship Preview: Tiger Woods Headlines One Of Years Most Talented Fields

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The Players at TPC Sawgrass is widely considered the best non-major tournament on the PGA calendar. Who will take it this week?

Big East Conference Issues Statement On John Marinatto's Resignation

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The Big East Conference lost it's commissioner on Monday when John Marinatto decided to resign. The conference released a statement with full quotes from Marinatto and some of the other members of...

Mike Rizzo Calls Cole Hamels 'Gutless' For Hitting Bryce Harper, Calls For Suspension

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Cole Hamels hit Bryce Harper with the first pitch he threw him on Sunday Night, then later admitted that he had done so intentionally. He claims that it was an old school baseball act, and that he...

Big East Issues Statement On Resignation of Commissioner John Marinatto

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John Marinatto stepped down as the commissioner of the Big East Conference on Monday morning, and the conference has issued a statement including quotes from Marinatto himself on why he elected to...

Phillies Pitcher Cole Hamels Admits Hitting Bryce Harper Was Intentional

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The Nationals were on ESPN on Sunday night in the biggest stage they've played on in quite some time. When Bryce Harper, the reason a lot of people were likely watching, got hit in the first inning...

Big East Commissioner John Marinatto Resigns, According To Report

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The Big East is in a time of turmoil, and they just lost their leader as well. Conference commissioner John Marinatto has reportedly resigned.

Big East Commissioner John Marinatto Resigns, According To Report

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The Pitt Panthers don't have a long time left in the Big East Conference, but that time might be tumultuous as the Conference will undergo a change in leadership.

2012 NBA Playoffs, Knicks Vs. Heat Reaction: Why Was Shane Battier Guarding Carmelo Anthony In Game 4?

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The Miami Heat were in the game until the very end, but Carmelo Anthony caught fire late in the fourth quarter and helped keep the New York Knicks' season alive. When it was all said and done,...

Phillies Vs: Nationals: Washington Hosts Division Rivals In Much-Anticipated Series

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Bryce Harper has been a revelation since coming up from the Minors, can he continue his solid all around play against the Phillies?

Marlins Vs. Padres: Miami Continues West Coast Trip In San Diego

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The Miami Marlins send their ace to the mound to face the Padres, can Josh Johnson get his first win of the year?

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Will Pitt's Devin Street Be A First Rounder?

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The 2013 NFL Draft is still a ways away, but there is no reason why we can't put out ridiculously early projections that will ultimately be proved false, probably laughably so. One of those...

2012 NFL Draft Results: Mike Adams Probably Won't Start From The Beginning

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The Pittsburgh Steelers took offensive lineman in each of the first two rounds of varying degree of NFL readiness. Their first round pick David DeCastro is considered to be a plug and play elite...

Ryan Anderson Will Be Named NBA Most Improved Player, According To Report

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Ryan Anderson became a real threat this year, and the NBA has decided to reward him their Most Improved Player award.

Athletics Vs. Rays: David Price Takes The Mound In Series Opener

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David Price and the Rays are still facing the AL West, they'll start a weekend series against the Athletics on Friday.

2012 Kentucky Derby Video: How To Make The Perfect Mint Julep

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The Kentucky Derby is one of the most unique sporting events in the World, and part of that mystique is the drink that is synonymous with it, the Mint Julep. The guys at SB Nation's Youtube page...

2012 NBA Playoffs, Knicks Vs. Heat: Reaction To Miami's Game 3 Win

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The Miami Heat walked into Madison Square Garden on Thursday night and took a commanding 3-0 lead in their series against the Knicks by wiping them off the floor in the second half. The plucky...

2012 NBA Playoffs, Heat Vs. Knicks: Chris Bosh Will Be Available For Game 3, According To Report

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Chris Bosh was in Miami last night to be with his wife during the birth of the couple's first child while the rest of his team was in New York preparing to take on the Knicks in Game 3 of their...

Virginia Lands Prized Quarterback Transfer Phillip Sims

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Phillip Sims is coming home. The former Oscar Smith star will transfer from Alabama back to his native Virginia for the upcoming football season.

Pittsburgh Marathon Will Feature New Course In 2012

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The 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon is growing, and in more ways than one. According to Competitor magazine, the race is up 20 percent in terms of entrants, and that has caused the organizers to move the...

2012 NBA Playoffs, Heat Vs. Knicks: Chris Bosh Could Miss Game 3 With Birth Of Child

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The Miami Heat have a pretty good chance to take complete control of their series against the New York Knicks on Thursday night, especially considering that Amare Stoudemire will be out of the...

USC Remembers Junior Seau With Touching Video Tribute

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USC Remembers Junior Seau With Touching Video Tribute

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