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This Week in Sports - October 15-19, 2007

The Rockies' red hot streak continues as they head to the World Series! See what else happened this week.

Sports News - Rockies in World Series

Will the Colorado Rockies' miracle run ever end? They have now won 21 of their last 22 games and have gone from borderline playoff team to a World Series team! This week they swept the Arizona Diamondbacks and are off to their first World Series appearance in franchise history. The Rockies now await the winner of the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox series.

Sports News - Super Bowl in London?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell revealed this week that he wants to host a Super Bowl in London someday. It would be the first time the world's biggest sporting event would be held outside of the United States. In previous years, the NFL has held preseason games in Mexico, Canada, Europe and Asia. A 2005 regular season game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers drew a record 103,467 fans. On October 28, 2007, London's Wembley Stadium will host the first regular season NFL game outside of North America between the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants.

Sports News - Kobe Out of LA?

Has Kobe Bryant played his last game as a Laker? It appears so, as rumors that Bryant has already cleaned out his locker have surfaced. In the past week, owner Jerry Buss has also suggested that the Lakers are open to shopping their franchise player. During the summer, Bryant made it no secret that he wanted out of Los Angeles when he voiced a few attacks on his team in the media. Among the teams on Bryant's wish list are the Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls.

Notes Around the Sports World

  • Buffalo Bills player Kevin Everett has shown amazing progress just two months after suffering a devastating spinal cord injury. This week he started to regain his ability to walk.
  • On Tuesday, Gatorade announced an endorsement deal with Tiger Woods. The five year deal could be worth over $100 million. It is planned that Tiger will get his own flavor too!
  • This week, Harvard University football player Noah Van Neil announced plans to pursue an opera career after his days at Harvard are done. The senior fullback has apprenticed already in Italy and New York.
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    Lolly20 posted in Cheerleading:
    yes it is  :)
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    "FBGirl" wrote:I like cheerleading, but definitely NOT a sport! Sports are physical activity with competition and GEAR. The closest thing cheerleaders have to gear are pom-poms. And, yeah. Boys CAN cheerlead, but chances are they will be made fun of(not by me). Cheerleaders do A LOT of physical cheers and stunts, and we use ourselves instead of gear. A lot and most people underestimate cheerleaders for just some girls with poms and uniforms going "go team! yay!" because they have seen that in movies and tv. look up some cheer comp videos and still only some people with change their view of cheerleaders as girls on the sidelines doing uncreative cheers and stupid words to match. I hope this helped you understand a little bit more about cheerleading and cheerleaders. Peace Out!
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    "lamiraclelemiracle" wrote:no cheering is not a sport it's something to turn people and the players up I was a cheerleader for 2 years (before I aged out) and we do not only wave pom poms int the air and yell "go team!!". All cheerleaders and coaches put A LOT of effort and time into making and practicing cheers. It is true that cheerleaders turn people and the players on...but it's much more than that. it's about having fun, teamwork, having some more fun, getting some exercise (uh that kinda makes it a sport right?), and great times with the other girls on your squad.   Rant over lol
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    Lolly20 posted in Xtreme Sports:
    of coarse girls can be stronger than boys but some are not :wave
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