Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sports Carnival Ecstasy - July 21, 2011

Julio Lugo of the Boston Red Sox warming up be...Image via Wikipedia

Welcome to the July 21, 2011 edition of Sports Carnival Ecstasy.This time we have 19 stories from some of the best sports blogs online. Cathy starts us off with a preview of the Boston Red Sox vs the Tampa Bay Rays on July 30th. Steve takes a look at Mike Vrabel leaving the NFL to coach at Ohio State were he attended college. This week the SABR Spotlight shines on Jair Jurrjens. And finally we have a face-off between Fathead who sees Derek Jeter as the Definitive Player Of Our Generation and Steve who writes about the top five reasons why everyone hats the Yankees, with Jeter being #1. Hope you like, bookmark, share, tweet, and come back soon.

Cathy presents Boston Red Sox ? July 6 2011 at 03:30 PM, Fenway Park posted at Sports Tickets Schedule, saying, "Boston Red Sox Fans: You don’t want to miss the forthcoming Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays game on July 6 2011 at 03:30 PM. This will absolutely be a game to remember at the Fenway Park."

Jody Sampson presents Celebrity Planking Pics: Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Katy Perry and More! posted at Concert Tickets | Sports Tickets | Broadway Tickets | Opera Tickets | Vegas Shows, saying, "Planking is a game in which participants have friends take photos of them lying flat (like a plank) in unusual, public and often dangerous, locations. The photos are then shared on social sites like facebook and twitter causing the planking game to continue to gain popularity. Celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, and Katy Perry all enjoy planking- and we’ve got the pictures to prove it!"

Steve presents Why Sports Should Be Part of Every Kid?s Life posted at FryingPan Sports, saying, "Avoiding childhood obesity can be accomplished with a balanced diet and plenty of extracurricular activity."

Cathy presents Saturday July 30 Seattle Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays posted at Sports Tickets Schedule, saying, "Come see the highly hoped-for Seattle Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays pastime on Saturday, July 30 2011. Enjoy watching your favorite Baseball team as they effort for AL East domination!"

Steve presents Three Years Since the Bulldogs Went From Underdogs to Top Dogs posted at BrutusReport, saying, "Most of us have heard of various, sports-based Cinderella stories, especially those that are centered on professional sporting teams."

Steve presents Mike Vrabel Returns to Ohio State as a Linebackers Coach posted at BrutusReport, saying, "The recent resignation/retirement of Jim Tressel has opened the door for Vrabel to retire from the NFL and take the linebacker coaching position vacated when Fickel was promoted to head coach."


Graig presents Changing Speeds posted at The Perfect Game, saying, "Become a better pitcher now!"

Graig presents Long Toss posted at The Perfect Game, saying, "Read it, Share it and Use it!" presents The SABR Spotlight: Jair Jurrjens posted at COSFBA.

Fathead presents Derek Jeter: The Definitive Player Of Our Generation posted at Fathead Blog.

Steve presents 5 Reasons Why Everyone Hates the Yankees posted at FryingPan Sports, saying, "Let’s take a look at five reasons why most people hate the Yankees."


Michael presents OSU Basketball Update With Thoughts From Coach Thad Matta posted at eScoutRoom, saying, "Jared Sullinger appears to be in better shape than ever for the upcoming Ohio State basketball season."

Michael presents OSU Basketball Star David Lighty Is Going To Play For Italy posted at eScoutRoom, saying, "Things may have gone differently if the NBA lockout had been avoided, but Ohio State forward David Lighty is now set to play in Italy this coming year."

Just Basketball Defense presents 1-3-1 Zone Defense posted at Just Basketball Defense, saying, "Basketball Defense"

Just Basketball Defense presents Don?t use defensive slide drills? posted at Just Basketball Defense, saying, "Defensive slides Basketball"



Matt Regaw presents 2011 Notre Dame College Football Preview: Is This The Year the Irish Return To Prominence? posted at Bookie Blitz, saying, "Notre Dame preview for 2011"

Michael presents Pat Elflein from Central Ohio Joins the 2012 Buckeyes posted at eScoutRoom, saying, "He joined the Football Buckeyes today after receiving close to 10 scholarship offers from a number of Big 10 and Mac schools."


Cheryl Ragsdale presents Strikeforce Challengers 16 Julia Budd post-fight interview: “Girls just gotta get in there” posted at That Girl is Funny, saying, "In the first women’s MMA match-up under Zuffa, Strikeforce fighter Julia Budd dominated and neutralized Germaine de Randamie’s kick-boxing game by taking her to the ground and keeping her there."

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