Day: October 10, 2016

Super Rugby Coming To American Shores?

Welcome to Carts Before Horses, brought to you by Jumping To Conclusions! Alright, so it’s possible that I read a month old article that mentioned this possibility in passing but whatever, here it is. So basically, Super Rugby is the NFL of rugby (union) in the Southern Hemisphere. Teams from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, and Japan. Rugby is actually huge in Argentina, especially now that Messi refuses to play for the national team after choking again (soccer is soft lol) and is growing really, really fast in Japan. Those were the last 2 countries to be expanded to...

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Ken Bone's Greatest Gift Was Bringing Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Back Into The Spotlight

CLEVELAND IS THE CITY THAT WE COME FROM…SO RUN, RUN I’m new to the Toledo area and the hardest part of adjusting to life here is the music affiliation scene. I have to hate John Denver so that wasn’t the biggest hurdle but then let’s just look at a map. I am considerably closer to Detroit than I am to Cleveland. Hell, the rugby team I play for is in the Michigan union instead of Ohio. In a sense, I’m a man without a country. I wanna play by the rules and stay loyal to my soil (I’ve lived here for...

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Blackhawks Undergo Youth Influx As Opening Night Looms

Photo Credit: Chicago Sun-Times The Blackhawks have announced their roster to open the season, and this is a young team for coach Joel Quenneville. Sure, the Hawks have let go of young players in recent years such as Teuvo Teravainen, Brandon Saad, and others, but these are young kids with little to no NHL experience on entry-level contracts needing to fill valuable roles for a cap-strapped Blackhawks squad. Hawks beat writer Mark Lazerus tweeted the opening night lineup: Opening night: Panik-Toews-HossaPanarin-Anisimov-KaneMotte-Kruger-HartmanHino-Schmaltz-22 Keith-TvRForsling-CampbellKempny-Seabrook — Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) October 10, 2016 A few notes here. Niklas Hjalmarsson is suspended opening night. It...

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With Bumgarner, Giants in Their Way, Arrieta and the Cubs Look to Clinch the Division Series

Photo credit: SF Examiner Madison Bumgarner once dated a girl named Madison Bumgarner. Later on in life, he would go on to win three World Series titles and become one of the most dominant postseason pitchers of all-time. He’s already faced the Cubs twice this year, a team with a stranglehold on the Division Series with a 2-0 lead as they head to AT&T Park for tonight’s Game 3 and a potential Game 4. He blanked the Cubs in 7 2/3 innings at home in a May start and allowed five hits and two earned runs over six innings at...

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