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Microsoft Awarded Game Console DVR Patent

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 | 0 comments

The Xbox 360 was introduced to the world 6 years ago, ushering in this current generation of gaming technology. Microsoft had no plans to stop there. It has matured into more than a gaming system, having the ability to be an entertainment hub for your home, connecting your home PC or laptop to the console wirelessly to stream from your computer, and has applications to buy or rent movies from...

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Chicago-area Native Guida Comes Up Short (But Puts On A Show)

Posted by on Nov 1, 2011 | 0 comments

Chicago-area Native Guida Comes Up Short (But Puts On A Show)

Manny Pacquaio lose by decision?  Nevah!  And, that’s as its always been:  The old unwritten rule in boxing is that you have to pummel a reinging champ if you hope to win by decision.   Pummel Manny, Juan Manuel Marquez did not.  However…if ever we wanted to see two fighters fight a fourth time, it is now.  That is assuming Floyd Mayweather Jr. won’t take a fight against...

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UFC Pushes PPV Start Times Back (Where They Belong)

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 | 0 comments

Man oh man, we get that the East Coast is the center of the universe, but it was such a drag for the UFC start times on its pay-per-views starting so damn early!  After a seven-month experiment of holding their pay-per-view events an hour earlier, the UFC have decided to revert to the original pay-per-view start time of 10p.m. ET, starting with the blockbuster UFC 141 card this December....

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Can’t Get Enough UFC? This Is The Book For You

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 | 0 comments

  The UFC is so frigging big, they’re coming out with their own 400 page Encyclopedia that you can proudly display on your coffee table, mantle, or to use to fend off attackers looking to put an arm bar on you. Barnes and Noble is flying Anthony Pettis (fresh off his victory at UFC 136 last week mind you) in for a signing Saturday, October 22, at their Schaumburg location.   Anthony...

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Let’s Get It On: Dana White vs. Larry Merchant

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 | 0 comments

Q101.com has long reviled Larry Merchant.  At times he has seemed drunk during his post-fight rambling soliloquies.  Between him and the wretch-inducing HBO PBP man Jim Lampley, it’s been tough to sit through boxing on HBO for decades.  That’s just our opinion.  However… The recent tussle between Merchant and the equally-addled Floyd Mayweather Jr. had us rooting for Larry.  It...

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