Category: Sports

A Few Tips for Bike Maintenance

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Bike Maintenance

Mountain biking and cycling are excellent means of transportation, as well as great exercise – all while being a total blast! Routine maintenance is crucial for a healthy bike, but it is also important to “know your stuff” when you walk into a bicycle shop to drop some dollars. Here are few helpful tips for Bike Maintenance: The only bad bikes are the ones that you do not ride. If…

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5 Outdoor Safety Tips for Solo Adventures

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5 Safety Tips for Solo Adventures

Solo adventuring through the great outdoors can be thrilling and spontaneous while calming and peaceful. That is what makes independently trekking through the woods or a lone bike ride up and down a spiraling mountainside so appealing to many outdoors enthusiasts. The rush from the introspective struggle and harmony with nature when you are on your own is exciting, but it is also important to remember to be smart about…

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Knoxville Fantasy football post of the week

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Its been quite an unexpected first month of fantasy football. Certain players with very low expectations are in the top 10 of production and certain 1st rounders are not living up to their hype. Here’s a list of yahoo sports player rankings through week 4: 1. Arian Foster – projected at #45 2. Antonio Gates – projected at #42 3. Peyton Manning – projected at #20 4. Phillip Rivers –…

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Knoxville fantasy football post of the week

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photo credit: cdsessums So I’m in first place in one league and dead last in the other. Here’s the Knoxville Fantasy football post of this week. Suprise of the week: Hands down goes to Jahvid Best of the Detroit Lions. When do rookies not named Adrian Peterson ever perform like this their 2nd week in the NFL? Ridiculous numbers. Too bad I benched him in one league for Joseph Addai…

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Fantasy football week 1 in review

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photo credit: jcestnik Went 1-1 in my fantasy leagues this week. Is it just me or were there a lot of defensive battles? Maybe it was just with the teams my players were playing on. I have a few suggestions to make for our fantasy owners here on John Bailey Company blog. Suprise of the week: Arian Foster. Where was this type of running when he was suiting up in…

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Fantasy football kickoff post

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photo credit: RMTip21 Hello, I’m Joe Morelock aka The Fizzle. I’m from Knoxville, TN and I know what I’m talking about when it comes to fantasy football………..and insurance. I’m going to start off this season with the underrated/overrated players at each position. Preseason rankings are credited to the best fantasy football site out there: Yahoo! Sports Quarterback – Overrated – Jay Cutler – Chicago Bears – position preseason ranking #10…

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NCAA athlete insurance protects potential injury

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Yep you can insure some random things – including body parts if you’re a talented athlete with potential to make millions of dollars. The following SEC athletes better be sure they have NCAA insurance: Mike Pouncey – Florida – OG Jerrell Powe – Ole Miss – DT Terrence Toliver – LSU – WR Clint Boling – UGA – OT Lee Ziemba – Auburn – OT (as a resident of Knoxville/Tennessee…

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Goin to College

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photo credit: rrix Seems like just last week I was moving into Reese Hall, awaiting an 8-5 season with Casey Clausen at Quarterback, and loading up on random stuff with my bonus bucks in the presidential courtyard’s facilities (it was actually in 2002) I’d like to offer a few pieces of advice to this year’s enrolling students at University of Tennessee: 1. Go to class: It’s extremely easy to skip…

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Bench Warmer

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  Last night I went to the Rocky Top Basketball League and sat with a friend of mine, Brent Watts who coaches the First Tennessee team. He was kind enough to let me hold the clip board, yell at the refs, and watch from the bench. I had a great time getting back to the basics of pure sport and competition, I played high school ball. The game reminded me…

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Who’s Psyched?

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photo credit: chausinho Alright, I know everyone has a case of the Monday’s. Let’s not forget that we have a long weekend to look forward to which is equipped with: A. More off days than usual B. Largest fireworks show in the south (Boomsday) C. The College Football Season As the season starts several questions will be asked. For instance is the PAC-1 any good? (as I refer to the…

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