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Pro Sports in San Francisco

Thursday 24 October 2013 @ 6:17 am

Major League Sports in San Francisco are as richly diverse as the city itself. Once a football town, Major League baseball in San Francisco now has a foothold on the city’s fans with the Giants win in the World Series in 2010. Major league hockey, basketball and football played in and around the San Francisco area ensure year round major league sports experiences for the region’s visitors and residents.

San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants baseball home field is AT&T Park. The ballpark’s easy to navigate mass transit system, design of the ballpark and amenities provide a delightful day at the park. A “Splash Hit” into McCovey Cove is the name that fans have given a home run by a Giant that completely exits the ballpark into the very near Pacific Ocean. Big League Baseball in San Francisco is an example of how a new stadium can breathe new life into a declining pro sports franchise. The Giants won the World Series in 2010 with a mixture of veterans, brave rookies, and some up and coming stars. Baseball in San Francisco is a show, a game, and a blueprint for World Series success.

San Francisco 49ers

Major League Sports in San Francisco used to be pretty much dominated by 49ers football. Joe Montana quarterbacked the team to four Super Bowl Championships from 1981 to 1989. The most acclaimed wide receiver in history, Jerry Rice, joined the club in 1985. Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young led the 49ers to their 5th, and last, Super Bowl victory in 1995. The 49ers hit a difficult patch of losing seasons after the loss of Steve Young in 1999. Jim Harbaugh was employed as the head coach prior to the 2011 season and guarantees to lead this storied franchise back to Super Bowl glory.

San Jose Sharks

While many cosmpolitan cities in California do not to have pro hockey clubs the greater Bay Area is one lucky enough to have a franchise. Hockey fans in California avidly watch this team’s games and some even take trips to San Jose to see the Sharks play hockey. Each major league team has to have a place to play their home games, and the Sharks play theirs in the HP Pavilion, which is also commonly nicknamed the Shark Tank. This team’s club was set up in 1991 and has had some fulfillment in the playoffs, but have still yet to have won the elusive Stanley Cup.

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association play their home games across the bay from San Francisco in Oakland. Once the San Francisco Warriors, the basketball team changed their name following the 1970-1971 season, when the club moved to the Oakland Coliseum Arena. The Warriors were extremely successful in the 1980′s and 1990′s with Tim Hardaway, Chris Mullen and Mitch Richmond. The trio were nicknamed Run TMC and excelled in the fast moving offense coached by Don Nelson. They have not won an NBA championship since 1975, but are led on the court by the talented Monta Ellis and David Lee. Mark Jackson was acquired by the club as their new coach before the beginning the 2011-2012 season.

Soccer in The Bay Area

San Francisco doesn’t have any major league soccer franchises, but the nearest major league soccer to San Francisco is played in nearby Santa Clara. The San Jose Earthquakes, major league soccer team, play their home games on the pitch at Buck Shaw Stadium. Shaw Stadium is situated on the Santa Clara University campus Major League soccer in San Francisco is a up and coming sport as the Earthquakes average over 10,000 fans per game. Chris Wondolowski leads the club on the field as the team captain.

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Choosing The Right Basketball Goal

Tuesday 25 September 2012 @ 4:31 pm

Since 1998 basketball equipment manufacturers has produced approximately 207,000 basketballs each year. With 3.6 million sales of basketball these companies have earned as much as $60 million in the US alone. With all of these numbers it’s safe to say that basketball is one the well-loved, if the not the most, sports in the United States, and undoubtedly in the world. Basketball is such an easy sports to learn, anybody can play the game thus anybody can feel free to build a basketball goal in their own lots at home or in their villages or parks.

Basketball goal comes in two types. Based on your need for the game, you can choose between institutional type or the residential type. Institutional basketball equipment type are used by the professionals, such as NBA courts, public school courts and community courts. Institutional equipments are used by these organizations since they are comprised of durable basketball hoops, poles and basketball boards. Since this type of game is played by professionals and mostly strongly build they tend to play intensely, therefore strong basketball equipments are needed. As for school courts and community courts it is usually used multiple times in a day. A community or public school court is also comprised of supplementary basketball components such as gym floor covers, aluminum or plastic bleachers, wall pads and score boards, and of course the basketball hoop.

Mostly, institutional basketball hoops are inground. This means that they are permanently installed on the ground. Other residential houses also choose inground basketball hoops just as long as they have enough space for that permanent basketball court in their backyards. It’s also genius to make use of the courts other than a place for basketball games, such as a place for volleyball games or other out-door games.If that is the case then it is advisable to have their basketball hoops be portable or movable and can be transported to be set to be moved around.

Institutional basketball equipment comes in four types. There’s the in-ground adjustable, depending on the height requirement for the game, poles are adjusted according to the height and age of the players. The In-ground fixed height which has a standard height followed by professional basketball games. The Portable basketball which is basically movable. And lastly the wall mount basketball system which has no use of the pole and can be casted off to any plane pavement, usually you’d find them in auditoriums used as courts as well.

For residential courts, one can choose between the inground adjustable or the fixed height, the portable basketball system and the roof or wall mounted basketball hoops. Backyard home courts are usually for recreational use, so there’s no need for a professional-standard for equipments. Nowadays some private courts are situated inside their mansions in which case portable hoops are more appropriate.

But, presently, you may prefer to build a basketball goal alongside the pool area, so its possible to have a much more enjoyable swim. It’s also perfect for get-together occasion and swimming events for your pals. On the other hand, if you’re organizing for a kid’s pool bash, don’t fail to remember to post a padding to guarantee safekeeping and well-being for your children.

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Sports Trading: The Newest Tradable Commodity

Tuesday 11 October 2011 @ 12:25 am

Sports Trading: The Newest Tradable Commodity

Sports trading is like day trading: you can buy or sell at any point during a fast-action, open market full of momentum swings, surges and crashes. However, as a sports trader, you don’t trade an abstract financial instrument, you trade sports markets. The great thing about trading sports instead is that you are trading something that you know and have a feel for already, making sports trading much more accessible, interactive, and entertaining.

 

How does sports trading actually work? How is it different than sports betting? The really interesting thing about sports markets is how they are organized and how dynamic the trading process is. Unlike sports betting, there is no line or odds. Instead of betting on a team at a certain set price, you make a trade on the rankings ladder or point spread of a live game. You can buy or sell a team, player, or game in the standings or on the point spread of whatever market you choose.  This creates

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Live Sports Trading

Monday 10 October 2011 @ 12:04 pm

Live Sports Trading

Sports trading is like day trading: you can buy or sell at any point during a fast-action, open market full of momentum swings, surges and crashes. However, as a sports trader, you don’t trade an abstract financial instrument, you trade sports markets. The great thing about trading sports instead is that you are trading something that you know and have a feel for already, making sports trading much more accessible, interactive, and entertaining.

How does sports trading actually work? How is it different than sports betting? The really interesting thing about sports markets is how they are organized and how dynamic the trading process is. Unlike sports betting, there is no line or odds. Instead of betting on a team at a certain set price, you make a trade on the rankings ladder or point spread of a live game. You can buy or sell a team, player, or game in the standings or on the point spread of whatever market you choose. This creates elasticity in a

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Tickets Are Available! Get Your Clippers Tickets Today!

Sunday 9 October 2011 @ 11:41 pm

tickets Are Available! Get Your Clippers tickets Today!

The NBA season will begin on the 5th of October but as observed many people are buying Clippers tickets prior to the preseason. The fans are excited to watch their favorite team playing once again. tickets are now available at the store and authorized outlets near you. You can also purchase your ticket online for more convinience. There are wide selection of seats open to the viewers from upper level section to the court side and the price varies according to the location. Moreover, they are
offering early bird packages for individual or group orders at affordable price since August 16. I would suggest that you will buy your own ticket as early as now to get the discounted price before it lasts.

The commencement of the preseason will start this 3rd of August however Clippers will be playing against Portland on the 5th. Home court games are as follows, Clippers will face Denver Nuggets on the 14th and will match up against the Sacramento

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LA Lakers vs dallas mavericks May 2nd 2011 (2011 NBA Play Offs)

Sunday 9 October 2011 @ 11:16 am

The Closest The LA Lakers Ever Came To Beating the dallas mavericks.The LA Lakers Top Performer Was Kobe Bryant With 36 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk. To Read The Full Game Report Follow This Link ? espn.go.com
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How To Bet On Basketball Lines

Saturday 8 October 2011 @ 10:54 pm

How To Bet On Basketball Lines

The fact is that many people bet on sentiment for instance because they like the name of the team. Betting on basketball has reached such large proportions that it now ranks only behind football. However, because we all like to win, a little knowledge about how basketball lines betting works can help you to win consistently. Basketball is extremely popular because you can bet on various stages of the game. You can for instance, bet on the four quarters or the two halves separately, depending on how the game is going though the odds might shorten.

On many online sports books, you can bet on NBA games as well as college football and European games. There are literally hundreds of websites and newspapers that will provide you with basketball statistics and expert tips. This is a good way of gathering information for your homework though, in the end, your common sense and good judgment will tell you what bet to place. The baseball line will have

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Jeanie Buss Gives the Wedding ring to Justin Bieber

Saturday 8 October 2011 @ 10:29 am

Jeanie Buss Gives the Wedding ring to Justin Bieber

All the stars connected to the NBA championships are in the news, and Jeanie Buss also is one particular of them. Jeanie Buss is the Los Angeles Lakers team’s EVP and her boyfriend Phil Jackson is the present coach for the LA Lakers, he is also a former participant who won an NBA championship.

The Wedding band

Justin Bieber, with all his wit and appeal, also managed to make a fan out of Jeanie Buss. He was 1 of the numerous celebs who were at the championship game. Justin asked Jeanie if he could take a speedy search at the championship wedding ring, and the sweet Jeanie Buss offered it absent. She gifted it gone to an individual who could simply pay for to acquire it, in this poor economic system. The really successful Justin was noticed sporting the wedding band and acquiring some excellent snaps taken with it. It is intriguing to watch celebs act like 1 of us particularly when they are also a enormous enthusiast. It is nice to know

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Are You Ready For the Fantastic NBA?

Friday 7 October 2011 @ 10:08 pm

Are You Ready For the Fantastic NBA?

NBA (National Basketball Association) was set up in 1946 and it was first called BAA. It is the professional basketball game in the United States and represents the highest level of basketball in the world. There are 30 teams in the whole association and they are divided into the West and the East. The only exception which is not located in the United States is from Toronto, Canada. NBA witnessed the development of many superstars, such as Michael Jordon, Johansson, Yaoming, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

Every year when the new season begins, NBA becomes the inseparable part of every basketball fan as well as the various media. You will be surrounded with all kinds of news and reports related to the NBA games. These wonderful games drive every fan crazy. They shout for their idols. They make comments for these wonderful games. The basketball games make their life a better one.

I am among the basketball fans for years. I still remember when I

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Sports Betting Strategies ? Basketball Players Position Can Determine The Game Results

Friday 7 October 2011 @ 9:42 am

Sports Betting Strategies ? Basketball Players Position Can Determine The Game Results

Basketball betting is popular among many punters and fans. Many are contented to just win a few bucks from the game while some treat basketball betting as a source of income. In order to be able to earn regularly from these wagers, you need more than just luck. It is not an easy task but it can be done if you follow a systematic approach. One of the keys to winning basketball bets is to analyze the shooting guards and centers.

 

Why we need to understand these two positions? The reason is very simple, the shooting guard takes care of scoring points while the center take care defending and getting rebound.

 

If the shooting guard is at the peak of his performance, then the team would have higher chance of winning. His shooting accuracy is high; hence his team will be able to score easier. So check out the statistics of the shooting guards, especially in playoffs where they played the same team

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