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Weekly Nickel 7-25-2011

Photo courtesy of turnonthejets.com. Bart Scott (pictured above) is one of many people that "Can't Wait" for the NFL to return.

By Josh Kramer

In the words of Jay-Z, “On to the next one.”  Last week was great, but this week has a whole lot of promise as well.  What should you be on the lookout for?

Here is the top five.

5.  Did you know that the Women’s World Cup of Softball is going on?  Well if you didn’t, now you do.  I cannot get over how poorly publicized this event has been.  But it is not too late to tune in and enjoy the fun.  Plus, the US exacted some revenge on Japan Saturday for the heartbreaking loss in soccer last weekend.  Sure Jennie Finch is no more, but the US women are still very good.  Try to tune in to the championship game tonight as the US women look to secure a 5th straight World Cup title. Continue reading

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By Josh Kramer It is safe to say that this was not the most memorable All Star break by any means.  The home run derby seemed to drag on an hour longer than it should have, while the actual game not … Continue reading

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 The Reds took care of business yesterday in a big way.  12 to 2 is 12 to 2.  And it was on the road against a playoff caliber team in San Diego. Now it is pretty much inevitable that this … Continue reading