Murray: The First British Man To Win Wimbledon in 77 Years!

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(Photo: Lisa Watkins/Wimbledon Museum)

I know I’m a little late on this post, but I can not forget how exciting this moment was when Andy Murray conquered the number 1 player in the world Novak Djokovic in three straight sets. I woke up to make sure I didn’t miss this match because I knew that Murray had a pretty damn good chance to take the championship. As the commentators let on during the start of the broadcast, Murray has a way of stressing out his fans by flirting with losing. Sounds like my favorite hockey team, the Chicago Blackhawks, I like to call them the comeback kings sometimes because the game is never over for those guys until the last horn.  Read More

Murray onto the Semis After Intense Five Set Match

Andy Murray Fist Pumping After Winning a Point

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This was probably the only match I had watched of the men’s singles from start to finish and I’m glad I did. I picked Andy Murray to take it all at the world famous grass court tournament in Wimbledon, England. My prediction seemed to be slipping away as Murray started the match two sets down against Spanish player Fernando Verdasco. I was really frustrated because I knew that Murray was better than the way he was playing especially in the second set. Thankfully, he put himself in check to take the next three sets. Read More

Shocking Shakeups in Wimbledon Brackets

Roger Federer waving to fans as he leaves court

(AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Wimbledon appears to be the tournament to watch this tennis season. Today brought on a lot of shocking defeats of some top 10 players. In addition to Rafael Nadal’s early departure last week during the first round of play –his earliest departure ever– Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova have also been stopped short at Wimbledon during the second round.

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There Will Be Hockey In Peoria

image of Peoria Civic Center with a hockey rink.

News broke today that Peoria will get a hockey team to replace the AHL affiliated Rivermen. The team will still be named the Peoria Rivermen since the St. Louis Blues never trademarked the name during their term of affiliation with the team. This news comes after the Vancouver Canucks decided that they weren’t going to operate their team in the Peoria Civic Center. Read More

Liverpool Player Gets 10-Match Ban For Biting Another Player

image of Suarez biting another player

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez got smacked with a 10-match ban Wednesday after an incident involving him biting a Chelsea defender during a match. This ban is one of the most severe punishments that has been issued out by English football.

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