Kukla’s Korner- Hockey :: The FCC Blackout Ruling And The NHL

It’s still about distribution rights and I don’t think we will see any blackouts lifted in the near future.

from the FCC,

The Federal Communications Commission repealed its sports blackout rules, which prohibited cable and satellite operators from airing any sports event that was blacked out on a local broadcast station. This action removes Commission protection of the private blackout policies of sports leagues, which require local broadcast stations to black out a game if a team does…

No spoilers? Montreal Impact’s Patrice Bernier hopes to help ruin Toronto FC’s playoff run

MONTREAL – There’s one game injured Montreal Impact captain Patrice Bernier wants to be healthy for. And it’s not the last CONCACAF Champions League group stage game in New York on October 22.

Shooting down the notion that CCL provides Montreal with the one meaningful game they have left this season, Bernier is instead looking at October 18, at BMO Field against archrivals Toronto.

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McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year (Reuters)

(Reuters) – Northern Irish world number one Rory McIlroy was named on Wednesday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a second time after a stellar 2014 campaign highlighted by two major victories. The 25-year-old, who first landed the coveted honor in 2012, won consecutive majors this season at the British Open and PGA Championship, sandwiched around his victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. McIlroy won out over Billy Horschel, Martin Kaymer, Jimmy Walker and Bubba Watson in a vote of his peers. …

In Your Face Tennis :: Mental Discord

I was watching a high school tennis team train yesterday,and it  made me want to write this post today. Juniors need to be taught how to think on court and of course their off court habits carry over to their … Continue reading →

True Football Manager :: Disharmonious low position at season finish

Dear blog readers, This is blog update #843. My first season with AZ (season 8 in the whole story) is completed. Unluckily, I cannot brag about the results because I didn’t manage to achieve Top 8 and even dropped to the 14th position after all.  Just as a little excuse: AZ finished in 4 points from the 9th place.   AZ matches You could imagine me a little bit depressed but I don’t even feel