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Giant judo champion: Celine Dion puts me in the zone

Giant judo champion: Celine Dion puts me in the zone

(CNN) — Inspirational music has long served to focus the mind of some of the world’s greatest sporting stars. Retired swimming champion Michael Phelps swore by the grizzly bark of rapper DMX, while former England footballer Stuart Pearce was known to crank out the snarling punk of the Sex Pistols. For giant judo champion Teddy Riner, however, the motivational music of choice is something altogether more sensitive. “The moments before the fight, I put my headphones on to enter into the zone,” Riner told CNN’s Human to Hero series. via Giant judo champion: Celine Dion puts me in the zone […]

 
 

Rangers Fall to Panthers – NYTimes.com

Rangers Fall to Panthers – NYTimes.com

As I am an avid Devils fan, I am quite happy about this lovely turn of events. -The Poliblogger Panthers – 3   Rangers – 1 Rangers Fall to Panthers – NYTimes.com. By JEFF Z. KLEIN Published: March 21, 2013 The Rangers, the lowest-scoring team in the Eastern Conference, figured to get a boost by playing the last-place Florida Panthers, whose defense is the worst in the league and who were missing nine regulars to injury.   But instead of fattening their scoring totals, the Rangers ended their two-game winning streak with a thud, 3-1, amid a chorus of loud boos […]