History of The Open

Jul 12, 2011
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The Open Championship originated in Scotland in 1860 at Prestwick Golf Club.  The first playing of the  tournament was restricted to professionals, (mainly who were caddies, greenskeepers, clubmakers or ballmakers by trade)  and attracted a field of eight who played three rounds of Prestwick’s twelve-hole course in a single day. The winning score of 174, […]

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Joey Chestnut Still The Top Dog

Jul 05, 2011
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My favorite event of the Summer, the Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Championship was held yesterday. Joey Chestnut made it 5 in a row downing 62 Hot Dogs and Buns in 10 minutes of time. His nearest competitor – Patrick Bertoletti – set a personal best with 53 dogs consumed. This event also was the […]

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The World Series of Poker Goes All In

Jun 21, 2011
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Every gambler knows, the secret to surviving in knowing what to throw away and knowing what to keep. Las Vegas is hopeful that the early returns in the annual World Series of Poker keeps the momentum going. The roughly 6 week long tournament which began over three weeks ago, is up almost 12% from the […]

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Will Rory McIlroy Win The US Open?

Jun 17, 2011
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The United States Open Championship is being contested at Congressional this week. Congressional is not one of my more favorite venues for an open. It has your usual long rough, fast greens, super long golf holes, and lots of trees, but it is a fairly boring golf course in Johnny’s opinion. There are some nice […]

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Shaq Retires

Jun 07, 2011
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After 19 glorious seasons, the Diesel has hung it up. Riding off into the Big Sunset, the Shaq Daddy has an impressive resume’. An MVP award, numerous rings with a couple of different teams, and one of the most likable guys to ever play in the NBA. The Big Aristotle might also hold the record […]

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The Ohio State Saga: Tressel Resigns

May 31, 2011
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On a day with relatively no sports news, Jimmy “the Vest” Tressel decided to proclaim his resignation from thuh ohio state university as their football coach. Nothing like picking the day that we honor America’s heroes of military service to slip into the night – – because of your dishonorable actions. The real issue here is not […]

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The State of the Yankees

May 17, 2011
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Ahhh it is that time of year again when there is drama in the Bronx Zoo. The Evil Empire also known as the New York Yankees seem to hum along magically when all is going well. They are winning games, they are enjoying the YES network, they are getting up the ire of Baaaahston fans….but […]

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Should Pete Rose Be In The Hall of Fame?

May 10, 2011
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Johnny missed his normal Tuesday article last week as he was vacationing with Mrs. Goodman in the lovely town of Las Vegas Nevada. As surprising as it may be, yours truly ran into none other than Peter Edward Rose at the sports book at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. Pete was making an appearance somewhere […]

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How Will the NCAA Punish Ohio State?

Apr 26, 2011
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Big problems continue for the beloved Ohio State Program. Not that it is any big shocker, but the NCAA the fastest yacht in the boat race, finally made a public statement yesterday that they are looking into “alleged” infractions. The violations in the Ohio State case happened a basically 12 months ago. The news splash […]

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“Performance” Toyota of Lincoln

Apr 19, 2011
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Normally I write a sports article but Kosmo is going that direction a bit today, so I will focus on a more Kosmoesque topic for Tuesday … Customer Service. My wife and I recently bought a new car. Well somewhat recently. We picked up the car at the dealership on February 21. The negotiation went […]

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