A misidentified moment from the Game of the Century
On the 49th anniversary of the Game of the Century, it’s time to set the record straight about the above photo from the classic 1971 Nebraska-Oklahoma clash in Norman.The image, apparently shot by a Lincoln Journal Star photographer, has been described in a number of publications as showing the winning touchdown, scored by Jeff Kinney with 1:38 remaining. It is noted that a block by fullback Maury Damkroger is helping to clear the way.For years, a copy of the image was displayed in the now-defunct Touchdown Club, the late Butch Rasmussen’s Husker-centric sports bar in North Platte. Several yea...
Baseball: Hawks' Moore, Giants' Sanchez to go in Japan Series Game 3
Veteran major league lefty Matt Moore will take the mound in Japan Series Game 3 for the SoftBank Hawks, Nippon Professional Baseball announced Monday.The 31-year-old Moore, who joined the Pacific League powerhouse this year after nine seasons in the major leagues, went 6-3 with a 2.65 ERA as the Hawks won their first PL pennant in three years.The Hawks lead the best-of-seven series against the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants 2-0 after a 5-1 win in Game 1 and 13-2 drubbing in Sunday's Game 2.The Giants will send another first-year import, Angel Sanchez, to the mound. The 30-year-old rig...
Meralco wary of Ginebra’s adjustments in Game 3 clash
Meralco wary of Ginebra’s adjustments in Game 3 clashLuisa Morales(Philstar.com) – November 22, 2020 – 1:20pmMANILA, Philippines — The Meralco Bolts may be coming from an emphatic Game Two victory over the Ginebra San Miguel in their best-of-five series in the PBA Philippine Cup semis.But head coach Norman Black isn’t resting his laurels, expecting a lot of improvement on the part of their opponents.“In this type of series, its always a game of adjustments,” said Black. “Obviously we lost Game One so we were the ones who really had to adjust to try to keep up with the Ginebra team,”Eager to ta...
First All-Black Officiating Crew Will Work A NFL Game
NFL History will be made on Monday night’s game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The week 11 matchup between the two teams will feature the first-ever all-black officiating crew. This is a historic event because of what it means and what it represents. Troy Vincent, the NFL executive vice president of football operations, said, “This historic Week 11 crew is a testament to the countless and immeasurable contributions of black officials to the game, their exemplary performance, and to the power of inclusion that is the hallmark of this great game.”The NFL usually organi...
Rest does wonders for Ginebra in Game 1 blowout vs Meralco
Rest does wonders for Ginebra in Game 1 blowout vs MeralcoLuisa Morales(Philstar.com) – November 19, 2020 – 10:24amMANILA, Philippines — The first-seeded Ginebra San Miguel didn’t show any fear going up against giant slayers Meralco Bolts in Game One of their best-of-five PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series on Wednesday.Wary of the Bolts’ upset-seeking attitude, Tim Cone’s Gin Kings didn’t give Meralco any chance of drawing first blood and took care of them with a convincing 96-79 beatdown.Ginebra’s four-day break between game days did wonders for their energy, especially with their opponents...
Best Prop Bet from Every NFL Week 10 Game
Another weekend, another chance to win some money on NFL action. While everyone likes to bet on the spread, Moneyline, or the over/under, prop bets are where I make my money. Last week I went 11-2 on my 13 prop bets. I got the lock of the week prop right as Justin Herbert threw for two touchdowns, going over his 1.5 total.Each week, I will give my favorite prop bet from each game for the weekend. To have a little fun with it, I will be keeping track of how many prop bets I correctly predict. In addition, I will select one bet as my lock of the week. If it hits, I get a bonus point, but if I’m ...
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‘Destruction All-Stars’ Delayed, Will Be PlayStation Plus Game
One of the launch title exclusives for the PS5, Destruction All-Stars, has been delayed to February 2021. Announced on the official PlayStation Blog website, Peter Smith, Director of Product Development at PlayStation, announced the game’s delay, and that it would be free for those subscribed to PlayStation Plus. An exact date for the game’s release has yet to be revealed.Originally, Destruction All-Stars was priced at $70 for both physical and digital distribution. “Destruction All-Stars is a multiplayer game that’s at its best when you’re competing with gamers online from all around the worl...
Bethesda are 'extremely optimistic' about Xbox Game Pass
Bethesda feel “extremely optimistic” about Xbox Game Pass.Microsoft already has 15 million members signed up for the Game Pass - which is a subscription based service that allows players to pay monthly for unlimited access to certain games within the pass library - and developers studio Bethesda have now said they’re confident the pass will positively impact the future of gaming.Todd Howard, a veteran Bethesda executive, said: "Game Pass and things like it allow titles to be successful where the economics of the business, and having to sell things at retail to sell X amount of copies ... That ...
Bettor Loses Out On $1 Million Prize After Stat Correction On Bears Game
In one of the toughest gambling bad beats of all-time, Rob Huntze lost out on a $1 million Draft Kings prize, after a stat correction, which took away a sack from Chicago Bears lineman Akiem Hicks which dropped Huntze from the outright winner to a five-way tie for first. Huntze had the Bears defense in his lineup.Huntze was at the top of the leaderboard for an hour, having the Bears defense, before he was dropped down to the five-way tie. Huntze called it, “Heartbreaking on many levels.” Now, apparently, Huntze is very good at this daily fantasy game and has suffered stat correction money loss...
MLB DFS October 27: World Series Game 6
As the Los Angeles Dodgers play for their first championship since 1988, the Tampa Bay Rays will be battling to stay alive for a winner-take-all Game 7. This may be the last day of 2020 to win some money with MLB DFS so let’s get to it.Captain*Austin Meadows ($8,700)*He is an extremely cheap option here. Although Meadows has been cold, he is batting third tonight and starting for the first time since last Friday. Let’s not forget the talent this kid has as he is a year removed from a .922 OPS and 33 HRs. Sitting in the middle of this lineup facing Tony Gonsolin is a nice spot. I’ve hit my last...
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