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Urban Meyer's Suspension is a Pathetic Joke
Often times it saddens me to think about the world that we live in today, as winning in sports at any level seems to be more important than life altering events and problems that everyone has when real life is constantly ongoing.   Take the three-game suspension of Ohio State coach Urban Meyer which…
NFL's New Helmet Contact Rule is a Necessary Evil
Perhaps frustration is the perfect word to describe the feelings of players, coaches and fans of our most popular sport since the preseason began a few weeks ago as a whopping 51 use of helmet penalties have been called on players as of Monday night's game between the Ravens and Colts...
Dez Bryant Belongs in Cleveland
Former Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant arrived in Cleveland on Thursday to meet with the Browns, and quite frankly at this point, he needs to sign with them immediately.  Following a sub-par season for the Cowboys, Bryant was released this past April after spending his entire eight year career…
Tiger Will Win Another Major
For years I have argued that Tiger Woods will never win his 15th major championship because it seemed as though he was washed up and unable to consistently play competitive golf.  Following his performance during the final round of the 100th PGA Championship this past Sunday from Bellerive where he …
Chestnut Wins 3rd Straight Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
For the 11th time in the last 12 years, Joey "Jaws" Chestnut won the annual Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest on Coney Island.  This Fourth of July event has been dominated by Chestnut, who has now won three consecutive titles, and ate 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes, setting a n…
Basketball in the Barrio Returns June 15, 16 & 17
The 24th annual Basketball in the Barrio returns to the Armijo Recreation Center June 15-17 from 9am- 3pm, catering to children ages 6-10.   One of the most valued and storied traditions in the Sun City has helped countless children over the years and continues to serve as a positive influ…
Belmont Stakes Picks by the Iceman
The 150th Belmont Stakes takes place on Saturday from Elmont, NY as Justify attempts to become just the 13th horse to capture the Triple Crown; a feat that is so rare, that it has only been accomplished by one horse in American Pharaoh since 1978...
JR Smith's Finals Goof is the Biggest in NBA History
Even if you tried to write the most chaotic script for the last minute of game one of the NBA Finals between the Cavs and Warriors on Thursday night, it would have been impossible to have come up with what actually transpired.  In what can only be described as one of the biggest blunders in NBA hist…
Golden Knights vs Caps Epic Stanley Cup Final Preview
The best stories in sports are the ones that none of us saw coming, which is why the 2018 Stanley Cup Final between the Las Vegas Golden Knights, who are playing in their inaugural season, and the Washington Capitals is bound to be a memorable battle for Lord Stanley's Cup, and could go down in…
Preakness Picks from the Iceman
The 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes is almost here as the second jewel of the Triple Crown is set to take place in Baltimore at Pimlico Race Course, on a potentially stormy, muggy day.  The prohibitive favorite and Kentucky Derby winner Justify is in prime position to win the race for two…
Raptors Fire Coach Dwane Casey in a Pathetic Move
The Toronto Raptors fired Dwane Casey, the most successful coach in team history on Friday, following a third consecutive loss in the playoffs to the Cavs; the past two coming in the second round via a sweep.  In a season where Casey was named the NBA coach of  the year, the Raptors won a …
The Cowboys Will be Dismal Without Witten and Dez
 
After 15 seasons in the NFL, future Hall of Famer Jason Witten did the most logical thing imaginable by announcing his retirement on Thursday to replace Jon Gruden in the MNF booth next season.  Not only will Witten double his NFL salary, but most importantly, he won't get hit any more and continue…
Dirrell Outduels Han in a Classic Slugfest
In one of the more memorable boxing matches that El Paso has ever wittiness, the 'Sun City Warrior,' Abie Han put his heart and soul into his super middleweight title elimination bout against former world champion Anthony Dirrell on Saturday evening...
Saquon Barkely Should be the Number One Overall Draft Pick
The Cleveland Browns, who without question have been the worst team in the NFL and arguably in all of professional sports for quite some time now, are in an intriguing situation for Thursday's NFL draft with the first and fourth picks.  As a matter of fact, what this team does with these f…
Nigel Hawkins Commits to UTEP
Rodney Terry and the Miners are on a roll in terms of recruiting as news broke late Monday night that three-star shooting guard Nigel Hawkins has committed to the program.  This is quite impressive that the Miners were able to land Hawkins considering that he had offers from Texas A&M, …
Cowboys Release WR Dez Bryant
Despite being the Cowboys leading receiver last season with 838 receiving yards and six touchdown receptions, the Dallas Cowboys have decided to part ways with Dez Bryant.   To say this move was necessary is quite the understatement considering the issues that Bryant has endured the past c…
UTEP Basketball Adds Three New Assistants to Staff
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UTEP Basketball Coach Rodney Terry Adds Three To Staff
UTEP Men’s Basketball Head Coach Rodney Terry announced three additions to his staff on Friday.  Brian Burton and Nick Matson have been named assistant coaches, and Mark Gisbertz has bee…
Conor McGregor's Outburst, Legitimate or a Shtick?
Following Conor McGregor's unprecedented attack on a bus leaving the Barclays Center on Thursday carrying several UFC fighters scheduled to partake in UFC 223, questions have risen, was this a legitimate attack, or a hoax?  McGregor was stripped of his lightweight title by UFC president Dana White, …
Darrel Chaney from Cincinnati's Big Red Machine on Crunchtime
Crunchtime features an exciting show on Saturday with three guests.  Joining us at 10:30 will be 600 ESPN El Paso intern Adrian Broaddas from the Final Four in San Antonio.  Broaddas will discuss the vibrant atmosphere in the Alamo City, preview the matchups and talk about the interviews t…
The Padres Beat the Chihuahuas 8-6 in a Classic Exhibition Game
On a crisp, cool evening in downtown El Paso, an energetic, enthusiastic crowd of 9,772 fans witnessed a memorable exhibition game between the San Diego Padres and their Triple A affiliate, the El Paso Chihuahuas.  The Padres put on a show as they utilized their best players, which included MLB All-…