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Darko Milicic to quit basketball, become kick boxer


I’m sure most people have fond memories of former No. 2 overall pick Darko Milicic. Ahh, I’m just kidding, Milicic might be the worst draft pick in Detroit Pistons history. Milicic has since retired and he’s going to pick up…kick boxing? Milicic will sign a contract Wednesday to become a professional kickboxer in his native Serbia. The story, headlined “Darko Milicic put an end: Goodbye NBA career, good afternoon kick-boxing!” according to Google Translate, says Milicic’s first fight will also be announced Wednesday. Original story from This made my day, I hope it makes yours. Let’s hope that…

Brandon Jennings has added 25 pounds


The Detroit News’ Vincent Goodwill is reporting that Detroit Pistons G Brandon Jennings has put on 25 pounds this summer.  Jennings is coming off a season where he averaged a career high 7.6 assists, but he averaged 15.5 points and shot 33.7% from deep and 37.3% overall. If Jennings really did pack on 25 pounds, my God! He’s beginning to understand! You have to get strong to play in this league! Too many times Jennings would drive the lane and he would get absolutely pummeled. He would get pushed around like the freshman trying to get through a pack of seniors…

Week 4 College Football Rankings: FSU on top, Spartans at #11


The 4th Edition of the 2014 AP NCAA College Football Poll is out. Florida State remains the #1 team in the country, with the rest of the Top 5 staying the same as the week before. Previously #6, Georgia fell to #13 after a loss at South Carolina. Even though they were idle, the Michigan State Spartans moved up 2 spots to #11. They are the highest ranking Big Ten team. Wisconsin (#19), Ohio State (#23) and Nebraska (#24) are the only other Big Ten teams in the Top 25, while Penn State received votes. Michigan State is the highest…

Big Ten, Big Problems: Can the B1G earn back respect?


Let’s be honest, it’s been a beyond miserable first 2 weeks of the College Football season for the Big Ten Conference. Week 1 was filled with close games that shouldn’t have been close to begin with, including Penn State squeaking out a win vs UCF, Illinois surviving against Youngstown State, Iowa holding off Northern Iowa, Purdue barely hanging on vs Western Michigan, and Wisconsin collapsing in the 2nd half against LSU. Week 1 was nothing compared to what we saw in Week 2 though. Week 2 saw Notre Dame embarrass Michigan, Ohio State stunned at home vs Virginia Tech, Nebraska,…

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