Welcome to the June 18, 2009 edition of brutusreport blogspot sports carnival. This week Eric Gargiulo wrote about betting on the world series within the Baseball area of the carnival. Maxim blogged about the NHL Finals between the Penguins and the Redwings. And Johnny Griswold keep the hockey theme going with an article about mascots of the NHL. Make sure to Tweet about the carnival and invite your friends to comment and read on the articles here today.
Edan presents Park City Condo Rentals posted at Park City Condo Lodging, saying, "Find out all you need to know about renting condos in beautiful Park City Utah; site of the 2002 Winter Olympics games."
Eric Gargiulo presents The Betting Edge for Thursday June 10 posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "My futures bet on the Phillies to win the World Series and the Lakers to win the NBA Finals might be all I have left after tonight if everything goes wrong. Looks like I'll either be reloading soon or coming off a great high going into tomorrow and Interleague action along with Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals."
Seth Walder presents Ibanez's Slight Overreaction posted at DownSwinging.com, saying, "Certainly Raul Ibanez should be upset his name is being linked with steroids, but he should check to see what someone actually wrote before he starts running his mouth."
Eric Gargiulo presents New Garbage Hits the NFL Free Agent Market posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "The Atlanta Falcons relinquished any rights to quarterback Michael Vick today. With all of the talk today on sports radio about Vick’s possibilities, I have to ask myself. Are we all talking about the same Michael Vick?"
Eric Gargiulo presents The Movement Lives On! posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "On Saturday night, June 27th, “The Franchise” Shane Douglas will be inducted into the Hardcore Hall of Fame at the ECW reunion show Legends of the Arena."
Eric Gargiulo presents A Defining Night for the Axe Murderer at UFC 99 posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "UFC 99 is aptly titled The Comeback. Former Pride FC and UFC champions, Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin headline the big event. Will Saturday be the start of a new chapter for the Axe Murderer in the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the end or a brutal era?"
Eric Gargiulo presents A Finish for the Ages at UFC 99 posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "UFC 99 featured the comeback of two former MMA champions against one another. Not only did Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin deliver, but the Axe Murderer gave Ultimate Fighting Championship fans a finish for the highlight films."
Eric Gargiulo presents 48-year old Ray Mercer knocks out Tim Sylvia in 9 seconds! posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Check out this video of former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia getting knocked out by 48-year-old former boxing heavyweight champion Ray Mercer. The fight lasts under 10 seconds. This was part of the Adrenaline III: Bragging Rights show over the weekend in Alabama."
Eric Gargiulo presents Japanese Pro Wrestling Legend Tragically Dies in the Ring posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "An accident inside of the wrestling ring claimed the life of one of Japanese pro wrestling’s biggest stars. Mitsuharu Misawa died in the ring Friday night after taking a dangerous suplex. It is a bit of sad irony that someone who innovated one of pro wrestling's most dangerous styles died from it."
Allan V. Argosino presents Manny Pacquiao Can Be The Best Boxer Of All Time If he… posted at Markang Filipino, saying, "Stay away from politics – The possibilities of this happening is very slim. If you saw the politicians with him at his fight with Hatton, you get the feeling that these guys are already prepping him up for the presidency somewhere in the future. Not good."
Eric Gargiulo presents Championship Monday on WWE RAW Tonight posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Tonight’s WWE RAW will guarantee a new WWE champion. The 3-hour RAW will feature a Fatal Four-Way match to determine a new champion. Triple H, Big Show, John Cena, or Randy Orton will walk out tonight as the new WWE champion."
Eric Gargiulo presents Donald Trump buys WWE RAW posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Vince McMahon and the WWE pulled a move so desperate for ratings that even die-hard WWE fans groaned. Vince introduced the “new owner” of WWE RAW last night. The new of WWE RAW is Donald Trump. I couldn't make this up if I tried."
Eric Gargiulo presents It’s Time for CM Punk to be a PUNK posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Wrestling fans know of Jeff Hardy’s past drug problems & the fact that one more failure of WWE’s Wellness Policy means he’s gone from the company. CM Punk could easily play up the straight edge gimmick against Jeff; the promos would be scathing, yet epic. SmackDown is in need of an arrogant heel that can get the fans to hate him."
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