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Martin Jacobson Wins The 2014 World Series of Poker (Video)

The 2014 World Series of Poker was held, as it is every year, and much like in recent years, it was taken down by a rogue player who just sort of fell into the lifestyle. Of course, not many kids are brought up to want to be poker players, so it shouldn’t come as a […]

Understanding Victory with a World Series Pitcher

Suppose I knew ahead of time that the Giants were going to win the World Series this year. Suppose God came to me in a dream and said, "Jeremy, here's what's going to happen. The Giants will win the Wild Card game. You'll go on to win...Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Pirates Free-Agent Watch: Jason Hammel

The Pittsburgh Pirates returned to the playoffs for the second straight season in 2014, but they were quickly bounced by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants. In 2015, however, it would be difficult to pick the Pirates...Show More Summary

Top Stories: New Climate Agreement; Comet Landing Mission

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Also: Frigid temperatures sweep south; the Supreme Court takes up an Alabama re-districting case today; and a player from Sweden takes the $10 million prize in the World Series of Poker.

Martin Jacobson wins World Series of Poker main event, taking home $10 million

Sweden’s Martin Jacobson parlayed three 10s into $10,000,000. Jacobson, a 27-year-old who eschewed sunglasses in favor of a normal pair of eyeglasses, outlasted Felix Stephensen of Norway to win the World Series of Poker’s main event on Tuesday night in Las Vegas, taking home the $10 million prize. On the final hand, his trip-10s beat […]

Hope from Heartbreak: Melissa Thomas Screens to Save Lives

As part of the “Change Your Worldseries, in partnership with Walden University, GOOD spoke to Melissa Thomas about her career, her education, and the powerful way it has shaped her life and her community. Melissa Thomas was just aShow More Summary

Justin Gaethje: Why Are You Sleeping on the Best Lightweight in the World?

We can work out the details later. For now, just know that Justin Gaethje is the greatest lightweight MMA fighter on this planet, and he is hereby inviting you to watch him paste Melvin Guillard this Saturday at World Series of Fighting 15. “He’s fast and he hits hard, but he doesn ’t like going deep into fights. Show More Summary

From The Kitchen Counter To The Poker Table: Swedish Trainee Chef Wins World Series Of Poker

In a historic game of World Series of Poker (WSOP), that for the first time did not include an American finalists, an unlikely Swedish trainee chef has emerged as the winner. The Washington Post reported that Sweden’s Martin Jacobson won the $10 million World Series of Poker prize. Show More Summary

This Is The Man Who Just Took Down $10 Million In The World Series Of Poker

The World Series Of Poker has crowned a new champion, and another pro has taken it down, according to the Associated Press. Martin Jacobson won a whopping $10 million Tuesday night at The Rio in Las Vegas. He's 27-years-old, and got his start in the online poker scene. Show More Summary

Martin Jacobson Wins 2014 WSOP Main Event By Flopping A Set

last monthSports : Deadspin

Swede Martin Jacobson took poker's biggest prize with his first World Series of Poker bracelet in this year's Main Event, dispatching Norway's Felix Stephensen on the final table's 328th hand with trips 10s, a fitting hand to match his $10,000,000 prize. Read more...

Theo Epstein concentrating on upgrading rotation over bullpen

last monthSports : Globetrotting

PHOENIX— The San Francisco Giants won the World Series this year with a rotation that ranked 16th in the majors, beating a Kansas City Royals team whose rotation finished 11th overall.

WSOF 16: Rousimar Palhares defends welterweight title against Jon Fitch on Dec. 13 in Sacramento

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has a new title fight scheduled for Dec. 13, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif., at the McClellan Conference Center. Welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will put his belt on the line against longtime veteran...Show More Summary

Meet Renee Babbitts: On Bouncing Back and Balancing A New Career 

GOOD has partnered with Walden University for the “Change Your Worldseries to showcase how higher education can positively impact the future of their students, families and communities. Battling back after a severe car accident, Renee Babbitts enrolled at Walden University to pursue her B.S. Show More Summary

The Foosball Champ Who Almost Won The World Series Of Poker

last monthSports : Deadspin

Billy Pappas, the last true amateur of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event and one of the best foosball players in the world, was eliminated early this morning in fifth place, taking home $2,143,794. It's a damn shame, because Billy was living the dream. Read more...

WSOF 15: Preview and Predictions for All Three Title Fights

This weekend, World Series of Fighting returns with its 15th show to bring you a great card Saturday night. Live on NBC Sports Network, the card boasts a deep lineup that includes three title fights. The middleweight, lightweight and women's strawweight titles will all be on the line, as the triple title defense marks a huge night for the company. Show More Summary

Check out this guide to all the best stuff to do at the AWS conference this week

Guest Post: This week, 13,000+ lucky attendees will descend into Vegas for AWS re:Invent, the “World Series of Cloud,” all wanting to know what to expect next from AWS and how to have the best possible time at the conference. Well, here's their answer.

The San Francisco Giants Model Winning Relationships

Why would a marriage maven be writing about a baseball team? Living near San Francisco, how could I not get caught up in the hoopla? The Giants beat the odds again on October 29th, claiming their third World Series title in five years. “How do they do it?” the pundits ask about this so-called team […]

The Bar Car: Giants pitcher Jake Peavy is looking...

Giants pitcher Jake Peavy is looking for a San Francisco cable car to buy and turn into a bar. Peavy, who hinted he would pony up for a cable car if the Giants won the World Series, won't be bringing...

Dodgers Go 'Moneyball' in Bid to End Series Drought

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Having once again failed to reach the World Series with the biggest payroll in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers have gone 'Moneyball' with a progressive, high-tech transformation of their front office.

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