Author Archives: Joey Ballgame

About Joey Ballgame

I'd like to take this chance to apologize to absolutely nobody. Views from the 617. Primarily MMA and pop culture takes from down in the rabbit hole. Sports straight out of left field.

Imagine Paying That Much for Russell Freaking Wilson?

ESPN – The Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson have reached agreement on a four-year, $140 million extension that includes a $65 million signing bonus and makes the quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter … Continue reading

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In Honor of Game of Thrones Returning, I Give You The Top 5 GOT Characters

As everyone except those living a Ted Kaczynski-esque existence in the northern frontier of our nation knows, “Game Of Thrones” returns this Sunday for its 8th season. As most of those people understand, this will also be the final season … Continue reading

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Not That Anybody Cares But Jordan Burroughs vs. Ben Askren Is Apparently A Done Deal

Ben Askren vs. Jordan Burroughs is officially signed, according to sources. First time ever. 79 kg. MSG Theater. May 6. Proceeds go to (📷 @geoffriccio) — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 10, 2019 So I’m not going to waste … Continue reading

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The 2019 Masters is Here – So What We Got?

CBSSports –  With an 87-man field featuring generational talent going head-to-head at Augusta National, rarely has such a call ever been more difficult. All eyes are on Rory McIlroy this year as The Ulsterman looks to complete his career grand … Continue reading

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And Here We Have Lou Merloni Being The World’s Lamest Human/Wettest Blanket

The Red Sox should NOT be honoring the Patriots at the Home Opener. Raise the banner, hand out the rings. Tomorrow should be about the World Series Champs. Honor the Pats on another day — Lou Merloni (@LouMerloni) April 8, … Continue reading

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TJ Dillashaw Suspended Two Years By USADA

ESPN – The United States Anti-Doping Agency has suspended former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw for two years for testing positive for recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) before a flyweight title fight against Henry Cejudo on Jan. 19 in New York. Thus … Continue reading

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Scouting Reports On The 300s Staff’s Chances In Vegas Are In

As has been alluded to and addressed, a number of folks from The 300s along with a crew of additional compadres will descend upon the city of sin this weekend to celebrate Red’s last few weeks as a man. Now … Continue reading

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