Category: Sports

NBA: Boo

The NBA — some say appropriately — considers Halloween its 2006-2007 coming out party. A quartet of teams took the field for the first time in the regular season, though this momentous occasion was somewhat blurred in the hoopla of the NFL’s parties and ongoing wars. “People still like football,” said New Frontier’s head of […]

travel to japan

Japan is a wonderful mix of ancient history and the latest in high-tech innovation. Beautiful ancient temples sit near modern skyscrapers and dizzying lights. Meticulously manicured gardens, high-speed trains, mountains, and a sometimes quirky culture create a fascinating society that has evolved over thousands of years. Visitors to Japan will never want something new or […]

basketball free throws

Shooting free kicks successfully requires confidence, good mechanics, routine, relaxation, rhythm, and focus. Routine, relaxation and rhythm contribute to concentration and confidence. Confidence Think positively. You always shoot from the same place in the line. Nobody is guarding you. The basket is big. Three and a half balls fit in the hoop. With confidence, and […]

2009 Oakland Raiders Fantasy Football Preview

Ahhh my Oakland Raiders. I have been a lifelong Raiders fan and it pains me to see what my beloved team has become. The Raiders went 5-11 in 2008 leaving Raider Nation with another year of heartbreak. I have written (and will continue to write) several articles on the Raiders’ prospects as a team heading […]

Top 5 places to travel on a budget

Traveling on a budget is very rewarding. Who needs 5 star hotels, fancy restaurants and expensive extras? I’ve found that my favorite places to vacation are the ones close to home, on American soil. Since I had such positive experiences, I wanted to share some of my favorite places with you. Even though I didn’t […]

Avril Lavigne Biography

The Canadian pop punk princess has grown up, Avril Lavigne is now going for a glamorous look. She used to be known for her tomboyish style, with a tie, tank top, baggy clothes, tennis shoes or converse boots, and laces tied around her toes. She then went through the “gothic” period, dressing completely in black, […]

Before You Buy: A Checklist for Buying a Car

There are actually four areas to consider when buying a car. You must determine: The vehicle you need (versus the one you want) The value of the vehicle (what it is worth) The financial considerations for the purchase (how you will pay for it) and the mechanical integrity of the car (is it mechanically sound) […]

3 ECHL South Carolina Sting Rays Retired Numbers

The South Carolina Stingrays have been a member of the ECHL since the 1993-94 season. Multiple-time NHL 50-goal scorer Rick Vaive was the team’s first head coach, lasting five years. The Stingrays have won the Kelly Cup championship three times to date, most recently in 2008-09. The team plays at the 10,537-seat North Charleston Coliseum […]

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