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Twitter Hashtags Banned By NCAA On Football Fields

NCAA bans Twitter hashtags

On-field Twitter hashtags have been banned by the NCAAA as a prohibited form of advertising. URLs are also out of bounds. The college football hashtag ban came in the form of a new NCAA Rules Committee announcement. Among the permissible items include the NCAA logo, the conference logo, the school name/team name and logo, and… Read more »

Openly Gay Soccer Player Could Join L.A. Galaxy

Openly Gay Soccer Player Could Join L.A. Galaxy

Openly gay soccer player Robbie Rogers could soon join the L.A. Galaxy after deciding to unretire from the sport. Rogers joined the Galaxy this week for an open-ended training stint, one that could lead to a place to the club and a return MLS. Still only 25, Rogers is deep with experience at the international… Read more »

New York Mets End Six Game Losing Streak, Beat Miami Marlins 7-6

Valdespin now has two homers on the season.

The New York Mets have ended a six-game skid after beating the Miami Marlins 7-6 Wednesday afternoon. Jordany Valdespin led a late Mets’ rally with a pinch-hit, three-run home run in the sixth inning that gave New York the lead for good. Dillon Gee got the start on the mound for the Mets, and he… Read more »

Blackhawks To Host Penguins At Soldier Field Next Season

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The Chicago Blackhawks will be playing an outdoor hockey game next year against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Blackhawks, who recently beat the Wild 2-1 in overtime during the opening game of the NHL playoffs, announced today that they’d be taking over the Chicago Bears’ stadium for an early Spring game… Read more »

Brandon Brown Suspended 50 Games For Violating Drug Policy

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The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Tuesday that Brandon Brown, a current free agent third baseman that spent time in the New York Mets’ farm system, has been suspended for 50 games after results of a blood test showed evidence of Stanozolol. Stanozolol, or more commonly known as Winstrol, is one of the… Read more »