Welcome to the July 15, 2010 edition of Sports Carnival Ecstasy.We have a pretty big carnival this time around with 39 articles submitted by many great writers from varied blogs. Eric Gargiulo runs through the Baseballs Trade Rumors as the all star game break comes to an end. Matt Regaw takes a look at the professional basketball with Winners and Losers of NBA Free Agent. Miami might have done a decent job, read on. Sig has Zen and Mountain Biking. And finally there are the Top 50 NASCAR Bloggers & Blogs presented by Sandra McAubre. Hope you enjoy the articles, share, bookmark, and come back next time.
GCfisherman presents What the Gold Coast has to offer Boaties and Fishermen. posted at Fishing the Gold Coast.
Eric Gargiulo presents MLB Game Preview for July 2, 2010: San Francisco Giants @ Colorado Rockies posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "As World Cup betting marches on, the battle in the NL West has become interesting. The San Diego Padres are starting to put some distance between themselves and the rest of the pack, but it is the Los Angeles Dodgers who are now nipping at the Padres’ heals instead of the San Francisco Giants."
Eric Gargiulo presents Baseballs Winds Of Trade Rumors Begin To Swirl posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Yes, July 31st is still over a month away, but that has not stopped the rumors and name dropping to begin in Major League Baseball. As the trade deadline inches up, the annual “rent-a-player” flea market begins to showcase merchandise and set possible prices on players that can be had or may be available for the right price."
Steve presents Put Down Your iPhone and Watch the Game: Notes on the Home Team Advantage posted at Anthropology in Practice, saying, "Good read!"
Ryan Virgin presents KP Firing:Portland Fans Are Searching For Humility and Transparency From Vulcan posted at Rip City Reports, saying, "Rip City!"
Matt Regaw presents Winners and Losers of the NBA Free Agent Summer of 2010 posted at Regaw World, saying, "LeBron James playing with the Heat"
Matt Regaw presents Against All Odds: Five Teams that can Beat the Heat and Win a NBA Championship posted at Regaw World, saying, "NBA odds to win a championship 2010-2011"
Ferrari Dude presents 50 Essential Sites to Find Obscure College Sports Stats posted at College Stats.org, saying, "This list of 50 essential sites is for any college sports fan who craves some intense stats and rankings."
Ryan Virgin presents If It All Ended Today: Brett Favre Has Solidified His Spot Among Stars posted at Rip City Reports.
Matt Regaw presents 2010 College Football Preview: Breaking Down the Big 10 « Regaw World posted at Regaw World, saying, "2010 sports betting college football previews"
Matt Regaw presents 2010College Football Preview: Pittsburgh is the Team to Beat in the Big East posted at Regaw World, saying, "2010 College Football previews and predictions for the Big East"
Matt Regaw presents The Longest Yard: What Quarterbacks Will have the Most Passing Yards in 2010? posted at Regaw World, saying, "2010 NFL Future Bets on the best quarterbacks for 2010"
Matt Regaw presents 2010 College Football Preview and Predictions: Breaking Down the Big 12 posted at Regaw World, saying, "Big 12 college sports betting picks preview and predictions"
Matt Regaw presents 2010 SEC College Football Preview: Alabama to be Dethroned in SEC Shocker posted at Regaw World, saying, "SEC Sports betting college football preview for football picks"
Eric Gargiulo presents Couch Groove 2010 NFL Football Preview: The AFC East posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "The AFC East is interesting in the sense that the Patriots are generally the alpha dog, while the other three teams serve to shuffle around, constantly in flux, landing in random combinations. For the previous decade, it’s been easy to get used to this idea, so long as the Patriots land on top. But there are winds of change afoot in the division. The Dolphins have an eclectic and complicated team, and the Jets are a defensive stonewall. The Patriots, however, are losing their iron grip on the situation, and the future looks a bit bleak for the Foxboro boys."
Eric Gargiulo presents Brock Lesnar Taps Out Shane Carwin at UFC 116 posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Brock Lesnar tapped out Shane Carwin at UFC 116 Lesnar vs. Carwin. Brock Lesnar wins his fifth MMA fight after a one year layoff. There will be no questions about Brock Lesnar’s next fight. Cain Velasquez will be the lucky or unlucky fighter next to challenge Brock Lesnar."
Eric Gargiulo presents Shogun Rua Injury Gives UFC Interesting Options posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Dana White confirmed reports last week that UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua will not defend his belt for the remainder of 2010. An injury will sideline Shogun Rua until March 2011. Is it time to move on or should the UFC wait for Shogun to return?"
Eric Gargiulo presents UFC 116 Lesnar vs. Carwin – The Two Sheds Review posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "It was a year since we saw UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar in the octagon. But now he’s back, and he finally tackled the pretender to his throne, Shane Carwin, in the main event of UFC 116, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain."
Eric Gargiulo presents A New Twist in Fedor?s Next Fight posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "What is the quickest way to get a title shot in Strikeforce? Lose! Strikeforce has offered Fedor Emelianenko a heavyweight title shot against Alistair Overeem for his next fight. Yes after tapping out in a little over a minute, Fedor Emelianenko could be rewarded with a title shot."
Eric Gargiulo presents James Toney Calls Randy Couture a Fraud ? Video posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "James Toney is not shy about calling Randy Couture out. Toney was asked about his match at UFC 118 and laid into Randy Couture personally and professionally. James Toney goes as far as to put a dress on a Randy Couture action-figure and calls Couture a fraud as a legend."
Eric Gargiulo presents Brock Lesnar’s Next Fight will be at UFC 121 posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Brock Lesnar's next opponent is no secret. Cain Velasquez is the man (or victim) next in line for the UFC champion.Brock Lesnar's next fight is now official. Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez will headline UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez on October 23, 2010."
Eric Gargiulo presents Sen. Harry Reid Congratulates Chuck Liddell on UFC 115 Win posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Dave Meltzer reports a funny story involving Nevada Senator Harry Reid and Chuck Liddell. Meltzer reports that Harry Reid took some friends over to meet Chuck Liddell at UFC 116. Reid congratulated Liddell on winning his last fight. Problem being, Liddell was knocked out in Round 1 at UFC 115."
Eric Gargiulo presents What?s next for Rich Franklin in the UFC? posted at CamelClutchBlog.com, saying, "Rich Franklin surprised a lot of MMA fans with his performance at UFC 115. Rich Franklin knocked out Chuck Liddell and thrust himself right back into the elite mix of UFC fighters. Does the UFC have a great comeback story or another fighter who can sell more tickets than win more fights?"
Sandra McAubre presents Top 50 NASCAR Bloggers & Blogs posted at Sports Management Degrees, saying, "Anyone who thinks that NASCAR fandom is the province of backwoods, redneck, banjo-loving hillbillies who like to crack open a Bud on Sunday and sit around in a wife-beater tank top, watching cars turn left, is living in some sort of weird imagined past."
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