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Remember this? Urinalysis conducted after his loss to Anderson Silva showed Sonnen had an unallowably high testosterone/epitestosterone (T/E) ratio of 16.9:1 at the time of the fight. An average man has a T/E ratio of 1:1, and testing bodies may allow a ratio as high as 4:1 for athletes undergoing TRT treatment. In other words, Sonnen’s T/E ratio was nearly 17 times than a normal man’s and over four times the allowed maximum for an athlete. He was fined $2,500 and suspended for one year (until September 2, 2011) byRead More
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DJ Khaled joined ESPN’s First Take on June 10th, 2014 and claims the Spurs had to cheat to win game one. Really though?! About DJ Khaled Khaled Khaled, better known by his stage name DJ Khaled, is an American record producer, radio personality, rapper, DJ and record label executive. He is a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR and the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad. In 2006, Khaled released his debut album Listennn… the Album. He went on to release We the BestRead More
Kathy Willens/Associated Press The Yankees will have Mariano Rivera pitch for them again. Not a typo… it’s the legendary closer’s son. The Yankees selected Mariano Rivera Jr. with 872nd pick in the 2014 MLB Draft — a relief pitcher from Iona College. About Mariana Rivera Jr. (VIA: NY Daily News) “I’m just a normal guy, just part of the team,” said Rivera Jr., Mariano’s oldest son. “I don’t want to be treated any different. I never thought I was better than anyone else because I’m not.”   From the time theRead More
                    Sports analysts often tend to compare players who have played in different eras throughout history. Whether it’s the NBA with Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant or the NHL with Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby, there are always comparisons. In this article I will be focusing on how you can compare current players in the NBA and NHL to players of the past. There are many differences in today’s game that several NBA greats may not want to admit to. TechnologyRead More
The Back Story: Toronto native and rapper, Drake, is responsible for helping rebrand the Toronto Raptors franchise and “spread the gospel” of Toronto as a great basketball city in the hopes of increasing attendance at games and aligning Toronto more naturally with the sport. The Evidence: Kevin Durant at Drake’s Pool Party out in Calabasas   KD will have his OVO tattoo by next week, right? The Plot: Here’s a “real life” conversation between Drake (Aubrey) and Durant made by a creative poster on RealGM, Double Helix. AUBREY: “Come to Toronto,Read More
The turf has been installed! Check out the photo above courtesy of mayor Jim Watson’s twitter feed. Buy single game tickets on sale May 31st here! About the REDBLACKS The Ottawa RedBlacks (stylized by the Ottawa ownership group in all-caps as REDBLACKS)(French: Le Rouge et Noir d’Ottawa) are a professional football team based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, who play in the East Division of the Canadian Football League. The team planned to begin play in 2010, until cracks in the concrete structure in the south stands of Frank Clair Stadium ledRead More
When she was just a small child, Eugenie Bouchard looked up to Russia’s tennis superstar Maria Sharapova when the Canadian was first just getting introduced to the sport. After meeting Sharapova in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time, she fell 6-4, 5-7, 6-2. Bouchard is now projected to move up to No. 8 in the world by virtue of making semis, if she won the whole thing? No. 6. The Russian star had a big edge in experience, but Bouchard certainly showed her strong play and wasn’t intimatedRead More
Thanks to Twitter user @Marky101 for this terrific find, as it appears Jason Spezza jerseys are now 50% off at Sports Expert Outlets in the Ottawa region. Do they know something we don’t?! I don’t think so, but this is just another sign that Spezza is out the door, very soon. Where Will Jason Spezza Go? League sources say the top candidates to acquire Spezza are in the West because Murray hasn’t really been willing to entertain much interest from the East — including Florida and the Rangers.   The AnaheimRead More
Two of Wayne Gretzky’s former teams are facing off in this year’s Stanley Cup Finals, the Rangers and Kings, how could Gretzky miss that? Well he isn’t! Above Gretzky appeared on Hockey Night in Canada before doing the puck drop for game one. Puck Drop: NHL 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Recap For the first time in the history of the National Hockey League the Stanley Cup Finals will put two teams from the country’s largest media markets against each other as the New York Rangers face off against the LosRead More
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Here we go again- Raps looking at acquiring a pick or moving up- same story every draft and it NEVER HAPPENS. Perhaps Jedi master aka Raptors GM Masai Ujiri will actually pull something off this time. *crosses fingers* The Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Hornets, Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns are all open to offers for their lottery picks, according to sources.   The Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors are expected to be especially busy looking to move up orRead More