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My First Fantasy Football Draft

27 Aug

You may have noticed I was missing in action yesterday. My absence was in part because of recovering from a night of drunk debauchery but also because I was preparing for my first ever Fantasy Football Draft. Like any good student I had waited till the last-minute to study. A guy friend, who has mastered fantasy gave me this advice:

1. Draft Philadelphia Eagles’ running back LeSean McCoy first. I was pick number 4, McCoy went as number 2 in our draft. So  I failed at that one.

2. Make sure to get the San Francisco 49ers as your Defense Strategy. It took me about half-way through the draft to figure out how to pick at team for defense strategy so I failed at one and evened up with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

3. Whatever you do don’t draft Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo. Okay this one I definitely didn’t do. I instead went with Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick.

My grade so far would definitely be an C.

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Hot Olympian of the Day: Jordan Burroughs

6 Jul

If you don’t know wrestler, Jordan Burroughs, than you are really missing out. He is the favorite to win this summer at the London Olympics. He hasn’t lost a tournament since 2009. In 2011 he won both the NCAA Championship and World Championship. Not to mention he is very sexy.

Reasons to love Burroughs:

1. He can motivate you just through twitter. Seriously this guy has the most positive tweets ever. It makes me want to work out harder. Check him out at: @alliseeisgold

2. His motto which is tattooed on his chest, “Dream it, do it.”

3. His favorite music is Jay-Z and Loose-Tekz.

4. He wants to make wrestling a more popular sport in America. And he may just be the guy to do it. He’s very charming.

5. He loves McDonald’s breakfast. Who doesn’t?



Shane Battier’s Work Out Mix

21 Jun

For those of you who are constantly looking for good music to work out to look no further than Shane Battier’s pre-game playlist. The Miami Heat star uses pump himself up to play. And by the looks of it’s working. He has gone from, “He’s still plays basketball?” to “Where would the Heat be without him?” And of course we all know Battier is one of my favorite players because he is a former Dukie. This mix before even more popular if the Heat win the championship tonight.


Battier’s Playlist:

1. “All Along the Watchtower” – Jimi Hendrix

2. “Victory” – P. Diddy and the Family

3. “Interstate Love Song” – Stone Temple Pilots

4. “Seven Nation Army” – The White Stripes

5. “D.O.A.” – Jay Z

 6. “What More Can I Say? (Remix) – Danger Mouse

7. “In Bloom” – Nirvana

8. “When We Were Young” – The Killers

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The Video You’ve Been Waiting For

17 Apr

For sometime now I have heard talk of a video of LA Clipper Blake Griffin dunking to the song “Move Bitch” by Ludacris. I have long searched the YouTube under world for this video and finally found it. Although I would have liked to see more of a variety of dunks in the video . . . hint hint anyone else who wants to make Griffin dunk montage video.

WARNING: This video includes violence toward Laker Pau Gasol which as a blogger I do not promote or support. I love Gasol and believe this was a foul. But for all of you Griffin fans, please enjoy.