Thursday, June 17, 2010

Sports Carnival Ecstasy - June 17, 2010

Welcome to the June 17, 2010 edition of Sports Carnival Ecstasy.That last post was focused on another interest of mine, now back to sports. With this carnival we have 20 great articles that you should have a look at. fritzie pete suarnaba takes a look at Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls New Head Coach. Brian wants to know if Nick Swisher for real. Krystal D'Costa asks the question we all want to ask, Are Baseball Announcers Necessary? Or Why don't they talk about the game? We also have the Top 50 College Football Blogs although the didn't make the list. And finally Eric Gargiulo takes a look at the UFC 116 Trailer. Hope you enjoy the articles, bookmark, share, and come back next time.

fritzie pete suarnaba presents Bulls New Head Coach: Tom Thibodeau, Boston Celtics Defensive Mastermind posted at The Full Feed from

fritzie pete suarnaba presents Thibodeau hired to coach Bulls posted at Stories / Popular.

Jane Spiegel presents Online Casino Nachrichten aktuell über ganze Internet Glücksspiel Industrie! posted at Online Casino Spiegel, saying, "Online Casino Spiegel - is your World of Gambling Related News. You will find all necessary up to date information about gambling: casino, poker, sport bets, backgammon, blackjack, roulette etc. Periodically you can read articles about gambling history, luckiest winners, strategies and so on."

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Vive Vuvuzelas? Please, No! posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog, saying, "World Cup Soccer humor"


Brian presents Is Nick Swisher For Real? posted at Bronx Bombers Beat.

Eric Gargiulo presents Meaningful Baseball in DC? Enter June 8th,2010 posted at, saying, "Hype? Oh you better believe it. Since being the first overall pick in the 2009 draft, Steven Strasburg has been watched by every media person, every baseball person, heck anyone who gives a dribble about Washington and its Nationals."

Krystal D'Costa presents Anthropology in Practice: For the Love of the Game: A Look at Fans and Disappointment posted at Anthropology in Practice.

Krystal D'Costa presents Are Baseball Announcers Necessary? posted at Anthropology in Practice.


Eric Gargiulo presents NBA Finals Boast Familiar Foes posted at, saying, "Stop me if you've heard this before: "The Boston Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Los Angeles Lakers will meet for the NBA Championship". Yeah, I thought it sounded familiar, but familiar good more than familiar bad."

Eric Gargiulo presents NBA Betting – Free Agent Bonanza Almost More Exciting Than Finals posted at, saying, "World Cup betting players are gearing up for the big tournament, the NBA Finals are in full swing, and yet, everyone is still worrying about the free-agent sweepstakes that is due to kick off on July 1, which will spark one of the biggest market rushes in NBA history. Here is the latest news pertaining to the sweepstakes."


Jacob Martella presents Pettis returns home to Dallas posted at Arena Pigskin.

Oliver Wang presents Top 50 College Football Blogs posted at

Charlie Smith presents Top 50 College Football Blogs posted at

Isabel Rodríguez presents Proud South Africa posted at Trying to keep an open mind and an open heart, saying, "FIFA World Cup"

Isabel Rodríguez presents Soccer and politics posted at Trying to keep an open mind and an open heart.


Zhu presents Hockey Day In Canada | Correr Es Mi Destino posted at Correr Es Mi Destino, saying, "In Ottawa, people hit the outdoor skating rinks, located in community centers and parks."


Eric Gargiulo presents UFC 116: Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin Trailer Released posted at, saying, "I have to admit that I have been hesitant about getting exciting for Brock Lesnar’s next fight. For almost a year, every time Lesnar’s next fight inches closer it gets canceled. Well, the UFC must feel pretty confident because they have released the official Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin UFC 116 trailer and I am hyped!"

Eric Gargiulo presents UFC 115 Liddell vs. Franklin Preview and Predictions posted at, saying, "The UFC loves Canada: UFC 113 in Montreal last month, the announcement of UFC Toronto a few weeks back, and now they move into the unchartered waters of British Columbia for UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin in Vancouver. Despite buzz being a bit low for the event and second-hand tickets supposedly dropping dramatically in price, there are a few interesting questions posed by this card: Is Rory MacDonald the real deal? Can Ben Rothwell survive enough so we can see a rematch with Roy Nelson? Is Chuck Liddell's fancy new six-pack and dance moves from ABC's Dancing With The Stars an indicator that he's given up his partying ways and could fight a few more times?"

Eric Gargiulo presents Rich Franklin Knocks Out Chuck Liddell at UFC 115 posted at, saying, "The return of the Iceman lasted just one round. Rich Franklin defeated Chuck Liddell at UFC 115. Franklin put Liddell down with one punch in the first round. The win puts the Ace back in the elite mix in two UFC divisions. Sadly, the knockout once again puts Chuck Liddell’s UFC future in serious doubt."

Eric Gargiulo presents Chael Sonnen Talks Major Trash On Anderson Silva posted at, saying, "If trash talking sells UFC fights then Chael Sonnen just talked Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva UFC 117 into a blockbuster. Chael Sonnen recently did a UFC Fan Q & A session and unloaded on Anderson Silva. Watch this Chael Sonnen video and decide for yourself whether he is a brilliant marketer or a fighter with a death wish."

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Some Lessons In Forex Trading

Many people are getting more attracted to the business of foreign currency trading on daily basis. This is due to the facts that investors has wide opportunities of making big returns on there investments. But the danger in forex trading market must not be overlooked, because trading in forex is a very volatile market, losers or winners comes up within a twinkling of an eyes. This is not to say that a determined trader cannot make money from forex, if you have made up your mind to get involved with forex as mean of making a decent living, you have got to make sure of your plans and your forex trading system, because expert traders too commits mistakes that have cost them a big chunk of there investment.

However, currency trading can be very profitable, but you also need to master it as a means of the breaking the jinx surrounding the whole arrangements. We have trading course which you can learn online or offline and the learning can be tailored to suit your convenience. Through trading forex, you will be exposed to some advanced forex trading tips that will help you to become an expert within some few weeks.

Forex training can expose many things about forex market you, tips like how to enter and exit the market together with other basic concepts will made very simple. Forex trading system can also be mastered from different tutors; this will sound a bit confusing at the initial stage because of differences in approaches. One thing you have got to realised as you learn foreign exchange trading is that, nothing is too hard about it, just a matter of how trading market responds to demand and supply.

Finally, for you to be successful as a forex trader you will need a good forex trading system that work according to market situations and must be able to determine how to maximise profits while reducing your loses. You also need to know about trading signals as a means of applying economic signals and financial tips to make large profit.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Sports Carnival Ecstasy - June 3, 2010

Welcome to the June 3, 2010 edition of Sports Carnival Ecstasy.This time around we have some really good articles in addition to some new blogs and writers that haven't been presented here before. T Lamont has the latest of Venus Williams' Eye-Popping Attire for those that like tennis or just Venus Williams. Myron Wendall has the 10 Most Controversial Sports Suspensions with Donte’ Stallworth taking the prize after driving drunk and killing someone. We have an NHL Stanley Cup Preview posted by Eric Gargiulo. And Finally Eric Gargiulo takes a look at the UFC and UFC 114. Hope you enjoy the articles, bookmark, share, and come back next time.

AndrosenDsouza presents Top 20 Professional Sports Leagues Which Failed Miserably (or Hilariously) posted at Masters in Sports Management, saying, "Some sports leagues just don’t make it. They have poor planning and management, or, in some cases, it just really wasn’t a good idea in the first place. Here are 20 professional sports leagues that failed."

TherapyDoc presents Predicting Dating Violence posted at Everyone Needs Therapy.

T Lamont presents Venus Williams' Eye-Popping Attire posted at Ball or Nuthin'.

il_wi_fishing presents 05-14-2010 fly fishing (dane county, wi) posted at Illinois Wisconsin Fishing, saying, "fly fishing for trout"


T Lamont presents LeBron Bashers Going Overboard posted at Ball or Nuthin'.

T Lamont presents The Best of “The MJ’s” posted at Ball or Nuthin'.

T Lamont presents Why Delonte West is Not With Gloria James posted at Ball or Nuthin'.

mark presents How To Jump Higher For Basketball posted at How To Jump Higher For Basketball.


Myron Wendall presents 10 Tips on Being a Sports Agent From Jerry Maguire posted at Sports Management Degrees.

Myron Wendall presents 10 Most Controversial Sports Suspensions posted at Sports Management Degrees.

T Lamont presents Palmer's Wife Says No to Ocho posted at Ball or Nuthin'.


bryan parker presents Men Superquad R7 Review | Taylormade Superquad Driver posted at Taylormade Superquad Driver, saying, "Taylormade Superquad Driver have become the driver of choose for the present and future golfers of all levels."


Eric Gargiulo presents NHL Stanley Cup Preview: What Could the Finals Look Like? posted at, saying, "The NHL betting odds have the Chicago Blackhawks as EVEN to win the Stanley Cup, but a look at the possible Finals match-ups could move one of the other three teams into contention as well."

Eric Gargiulo presents Runaway Train Vs. The Little Engine That Could: Stanley Cup Preview posted at, saying, "As I sat a mere six rows from the ice, staring at the back of Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton, I still could not believe what I had saw. Yes I know I am not supposed to favor one team here, but being a life-long Philly guy, it was a moment of beauty."


Eric Gargiulo presents Rampage Jackson to Guest Host WWE RAW posted at, saying, "The WWE Universe is used to seeing their superstars crossover into the world of the UFC. Yet on June 7, a UFC superstar finally crosses into the world of WWE RAW. One week after fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 114, Rampage Jackson will be a WWE Guest Host with the A-Team."

Eric Gargiulo presents Tito Ortiz Leaves TUF 11 Tonight! posted at, saying, "Why did Tito Ortiz leave TUF 11? That has been one of the most asked questions by UFC fans for the last few weeks. Well after weeks of waiting and conveniently in the midst of sweeps, UFC fans will finally know why Tito Ortiz left TUF 11 and backed out of UFC 115."

VideoDetective presents UFC 115 Movie Trailer Out Now! posted at Video Detective's Blog, saying, "The UFC will be back in movie theaters with a live telecast of UFC 115. UFC 115 featuring the return of the "Iceman" Chuck Liddell and Rich "Ace" Franklin will hit movie theaters on June 12. Check out the new UFC 115 movie trailer now on"

Eric Gargiulo presents UFC 114 Preview and Predictions posted at, saying, "A season of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights, some heated public discourse, a semi-retirement, and an A-Team movie later….and we're finally ready for Rampage vs. Evans (or, if Rampage were in charge of naming the event, “UFC 114: Black On Black Crime”)."

Eric Gargiulo presents Unlock Shaq in UFC Undisputed Video and Achievements posted at, saying, "I posted a blog last week about unlocking Shaq in UFC Undisputed 2010. I have received a ton of emails since the blog with further questions about unlocking Shaq Fu. Well fear not, as I came across this great video tutorial on how to unlock Shaq in UFC Undisputed 2010."

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of sports carnival ecstasy using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

It’s Not Your Average Boxing Match!

Despite is brutality and use of blunt physical force, mixed martial arts (MMA) cage fighting has risen to the top of spectator sports in popularity in recent years. In the sport, two competitors are pitted against each other in the “Octagon”, an eight-sided, fenced in arena. The fighters have no body protection aside from small, thin gloves on each hand, which have little padding and can easily cause facial lacerations and bodily bruising. The match usually consists of five 5 minute rounds, and is over when one fighter has been knocked into submission, held down long enough to “tap out”, or, if the fight lasts through each round, it is decided by a panel of judges.

Because of its extreme physical demands, advanced martial arts technique, and the brutality it can exemplify, some may wonder how such a sport ever came to be. The sport was somewhat underground around the globe until 1993, when a Brazilian Jui-Jitsu fighter by the name of Royce Gracie beat three separate opponents in a row in a total of less than five minutes. Once the public caught wind of this groundbreaking event, mixed martial arts cage fighting grew enormously in popularity, and in 1999 the International Sport Combat Federation (ISCF) was founded as the sports governing body. The sport began being shown on Pay Per view into the 21st century, and quickly gained popularity until in 2006, an “Ultimate Fighting Championship” (UFC) match rivaled some of the highest selling boxing matches of all time. In 2005, the United States Army also began to realize mixed martial arts effectiveness and began its own Army Combative Championships in its own Army Combatives School.

The most popular combinations of martial arts in cage fighting today include the techniques of “stand up”, “clinch”, and “ground”. “Stand up” techniques consist of kickboxing, boxing, karate, and Muay Thai to work on a fighter’s elbowing, kicking, punching, and footwork. “Clinch” involves Greco-Roman wrestling, sambo, freestyle, and Judo to work on takedowns, throws, and clinching in the fighter’s technique. “Ground” is composed of shoot wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, and sambo which enhance a fighter’s ability to execute and defend against submission holds, as well as their ground control and position. Mixed martial arts cage fighting is also incredibly demanding on the cardiovascular system, and fighters often cross train with speed drills, strength training, triathlon, and flexibility exercises.

Mixed martial arts cage fighting, despite its image conveyed by the media, is actually quite safe and injury free. There had never been a death in the sport until 2007, when a fighter collapsed after being knocked out, and subsequently suffered a stroke in his brain, never regaining consciousness after. Since its huge growth in popularity, MMA schools have popped up all over the United States and the world, and promise to provide a safe, positive environment for students to build self confidence and physical fitness.

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