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Keys to Success This Season: Sports & Psychology

In Basketball by Jo Anne MabikaLeave a Comment

The cross between social psychology and sports has always been such an intriguing one. Basketball is a physical game, but one of the keys to success is combining the mental with the physical. Coming off of an offseason filled with drama that NBA fans didn’t need to tune into any daytime television shows. The result of all of the trades, …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight is Back!

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After a few months hiatus, the Spotlight feature on SportsAsToldByAGirl is coming back with a new format, new ladies, and new ideas! If you’ve been following SportsAsToldByAGirl for the past few years, you’ll know we introduced a new series. Entitled “Spotlight,” the series spotlighted a female athlete, sports personality or a woman involved with sports who deserves recognition. It could …

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Perfect No More- Pittsburgh Breaks Hearts in Kansas City

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“I don’t know….maybe I just don’t’ have it anymore.”  No football fan wants to hear those words coming from their team leader and Big Ben’s words haunted every Pittsnurgh fan all week long.  But the Steelers showed that not only do they have “it”, but they have so much more.  The boys in black and yellow didn’t stop at breaking …

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Two Undefeated SEC Teams in the Top 5

In College Sports by Kia LittleLeave a Comment

We have all witnessed, no. 1 Alabama prove week after week why they are sitting so effortlessly at no. 1 in the polls.  After beating Florida State 24-7 at one of the quoted “biggest openers in college football history”, the tide just has not stopped rolling.  They are 6-0 after beating Florida State, Fresno State, Colorado State, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss …

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OBJ Fractures Ankle in Devastating Loss

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It was never supposed to be like this for the 2017 New York Giants. Coming off an embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers during last year’s playoffs, this team was supposed to be fired and ready to compete for the trophy once again.  Five games in and it looks like the Giants will only be preparing for the first …

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New York Rangers Struggle Early

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Following his team’s round two loss in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, New York Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton knew he had to make some serious moves in order for his team to reach the elusive Stanley Cup finals. After acquiring defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, re-signing defenseman Brendan Smith, as well as buying out the contract of Dan Girardi and trading …

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NFL Betting in the UK– Why the Recent Upsurge?

In Football by Ashleigh BinderLeave a Comment

As the NFL continues to grow it’s international market, it’s probable that interest in the UK has reached its peak. Having said that, the sport was previously thought to have had its hey-day in the late 1980s, when the fledgling Channel 4 began to broadcast a weekly highlights show. An estimated and unprecedented four million people in the UK watched …

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Really Cam Newton?

In Football by Ashleigh BinderLeave a Comment

Just weeks after the NFL displayed the true definition of freedom and unity, one player has set the entire league back with an offhand remark that left all of us saying, really?  During his press conference with the media, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton appeared to find it funny that Charlotte Observer beat writer Jourdan Rodrigue asked him a question about …

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American League Wild Card Game Preview

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The 2017 MLB postseason is about to kick off and it will be an all-out battle for the ultimate prize, the World Series trophy, at the end of October. First up, the two Wild Card games must take place. Tonight’s matchup will be between the New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins in the Bronx in what will be an …