Packers Injured Players Return This Season

Packers Have a Good Season To Look Forward To

Packers fans are going to be excited to see what a completely healthy Aaron Rodgers can do for his team. However, people may be worried about the fact that the Packers lost James Jones in free agency to the Oakland Raiders. Moreover, there is the concern that Rodgers does have a solid working relationship with Jordy Nelson, who has to stay healthy as well in order for the Packers to have a real shot in the NFL Central. His ankle problems have caused him to miss some games in the past. But with the proper conditioning the performance of Rogers and Nelson is not expected to disappoint.

The Packers also like what they got out of Jeff Lacy as a rookie out of Alabama. His running game is going to come into play and have a major impact later on in the season, particularly during the playoffs and during the colder weather when the games begin to slow down. The cheap Green Bay Packers tickets will also allow you to see an opportunistic defense with the likes of A.J. Hawk and Clay Matthews. It is interesting to see what kind of sack dances that Matthews will come up with this season after he successfully brings down the quarterback that he is rushing. The Packers are going to be changing their scheme around on the defensive side of the ball with their coordinator Dom Capers. Change is constant in the National Football League and people that buy cheap Green Bay Packers tickets will see constant adjustments being made in order to win games. The team should have some doubts about what is available to them at the tight end position.

The Packers have to take on less risk with regard to the defensive side of the ball and become more dependent on the work of their corners and safeties. Sam Shields and Micah Hyde are going to play a larger role on the team overall. Hyde has proven in the past that he may not need as much safety help over the top in comparison to what other cornerbacks around the league need. The Packers are going to be competitive, that fact is guaranteed. Make sure you’ve secured your seat and are sharing the thrill of the game with family and friends. There is nothing like sharing once in a lifetime moments with the people you care about the most.

Road to the Championship

New York Yankees – The Road to the Top

Aren’t you glad that the baseball season has begun? If there is one team you need to watch this season, and make an effort to see in live action, it’s definitely has to be the New York Yankees. They not only have a vibrant history but also have a bright future.

New York Yankees is one of the most dominating and famous baseball organizations in the world. Originally known as the Baltimore Orioles, they moved to New York City after their 1902 season. They were the New York Highlanders until 1913 and later they came to be known as the New York Yankees. Since their inception, they have won 26 World Series Titles, 39 American League Pennants and 15 Division Titles and all these accomplishments have made them one of the most successful teams in the history of baseball.

Most of today’s fans, however, attribute the team’s fame to the name of Babe Ruth. In the view of many, he single handedly contributed the most to the team worldwide recognition. Initially, the Babe belonged to Boston Red Sox but he was later traded to the Yankees in 1919. There is no denying that Ruth helped the team, along with baseball, to reach new heights. But no single person could have generated the long term success this team has enjoyed for almost a century. Other players also deserve the credit for the level of notoriety the team commands. History shows that the Yankees team gave birth to the Murderer’s Row, a line up led by Babe Ruth. Many sports pundits have said that this was the strongest line in 1930s. Babe Ruth was followed by several other talented players such as Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio.

Now, let us consider how far the team has come. After the departure of Torre, the New York Yankees signed Joe Girardi as the new coach in 2008. He has managed to continue the tradition of balance and excellence that the team is known for. The 2010 season will be remembered for the rivalry between New York Yankees and the Red Sox. This was the first time since 1950 that they started and finished the season against each other. On April 12, 2013 they made their second triple play in a home game but they lost to Tampa Bay Rays for the second time on September 25, 2013.

You can easily buy New York Yankees tickets from the Yankees organization. Another route you can take to secure stadium seats is to visit the ticket Section on Ebay. However, don’t forget that there are many people on Ebay trying to scam you out of your money.

Dum Dum, Russian Circles, King of Leon

Upcoming rock/pop concerts in Chicago

Chicago is a huge music capital, and there are a number of fantastic bands performing in Chicago this spring. Buy your concert tickets and see some of your favorite bands.

The Dum Dum Girls Concert

The Dum Dum Girls are set to perform at the Empty Bottles Club in downtown Chicago on April 17th. This successful rock n roll group began in 2008 as a small bedroom recording scheme hosted by lead singer and songwriter DeeDee Penny. The rock stars have been quoted saying that this is the show to watch out for, as it will be both fun and engaging. Penny has also promised her Chicago fans a vocal rendition of Chrissie Hynde, the frontwoman in blockbuster sensation ‘The Pretenders.’ The Dum Dum Girls are a quartet that mixes doo-wop, garage and girl-sound effects to a unique charming effect and killer style. Come to the concert prepared to have the time of your life.

Russian Circles Show

Russian Circles consists of a 3-piece instrumental rock orchestra from Chicago, Illinois. They are planning a massive live show in their home town for their home-based fans on the 16th of this month. The group is set to take over the stage with a musical arsenal of loop pedals, fog instruments and up-lights that will transform the event into a classic disco theatre. Since their official debut in 2004, the Russian Circles have managed to climb up the ranks of success to become one of the most popular rock bands from Chicago in recent years. Though they mainly focus on instrumentals, their music is unique in that it combines heavy dissonant metal with soft subtle passages. Concert attendees will get that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become part of the Russian Circles movement.

Kings of Leon Rock Concert

The Kings of Leon are a Tennessee-based rock band formed in the year 1999 by brothers Anthony Followill (lead vocalist), Michael Jared, Ivan Nathan, and Anthony’s cousin Cameron Followill. They are expected to set the United Center on fire with their alternative rock music that blends southern rock with subtle blues influences. Once considered the final tribute of the alternative rock genre, this successful team of photogenic guitarists has since evolved to become the only arena-packing rock stars in their genre of music. Their concert tickets on sale online or at the United Center. Whether you’re into rock, instrumental, alternative rock, or blues, these bands offer something for everyone. Be sure to check them out when you are in Chicago.

Who Will Win The Crown!

US Open 2014 Predictions

The 2014 US Open tournament will take place from August 25th to September 8th and cheap US Open Tennis tickets are already selling. Get you tickets today and be sure of experiencing each heart pounding second of play between the world’s most talented players. As expected, excitement is already building up among fans as the top guns prepare for this year’s tournament. Everyone wants to see their favorite player perform at the level they are known for.

One of the players primed to take the crown home this season is top ranked Rafael Nadal who had amassed the most points by 7th April 2014. The Spaniard started the 2014 season with excellent playing. Nadal went on to win the 2014 Qatar Open after defeating Gael Monfils. He will be expected to provide intense competition when the US Open starts later this year. With the way Nadal’s season has began he a definitely a favorite to win the US Open.

Also in the running for the title is the ever-impressive Novak Djokovic. Currently, the Serbian national is ranked second in the world, just behind Rafael Nadal. Djokovic has had a scintillating run of form as evidenced by his win over the world’s number one player in the Sony Open in Miami. This was Njokovic’s third victory in a row over Nadal. Get the cheap US Open tennis tickets from your nearest vendor and you might secure an opportunity to witness a duel between two of the best in the sport compete at finals on September 8, 2014.

Sometimes, the US Open provides surprises, for example the 2013 defeat of Stam Stosur to Victoria Duval, who was then only 17 years old. This year, the women’s game may offer some shockers as well. Serena Williams is still at the top of the WTA rankings and looks set to go for the top honors. However, there are other potential winners of the women category, including Li Na, Maria Sharapova, and Victoria Azarenka.

As for the doubles titles, the oriental teams are once again expected to go for nothing less than the trophy. Russia, China, and Chinese Taipei are all looking to be well represented at the tournament.

Grand Slams are not easy to predict but with the greatest players in the world taking part, it is safe to say any of them can win. Get your tickets while they are still available for an exciting tournament in 2014.

Orioles Updates

BALTIMORE ORIOLES CURRENT NEWS

The Baltimore Orioles recently registered a win against the New York Yankees. With only one week into the season, the Orioles had scored only three or fewer runs in five of their first seven games. Baltimore fans were beginning to get demoralized prior to the Yankees game due to the team’s poor performance. But in this game against the Yankees, the Orioles registered 20 hits, which were their most in a game in just less than three years. They had one run fewer than the 14 they had scored in their previous four games combined. All of the nine Oriole players in the starting lineup had hits with eight of them having at least 2 hits. When it was all said and done, the Orioles had a great showing to match the Yankees horrible performance.

After losing five of their past six games, this victory now puts the Orioles in a position to win their first series of the year with a win in today’s final. Near the end of the game against the New York Yankees, some of the fans could not contain their excitement and ran onto the field, disrupting the game. The team’s center fielder Adam Jones was very vocal about fans running into the field. The player sounded very disappointed with the fans inability to carry themselves in an orderly manner.

Jones called for stiffer penalties for such offenders. He called it idiotic and plain stupid for a fan to run into the field. At some point, one of the fans hid behind Ryan Flaherty to protect himself from the oncoming security guard. After the game, Flaherty said that he found it funny, but his teammate Jones saw no humor in it.

It is clear that the Orioles have not started out very well. Losing five of their first seven games is not something acceptable to most Baltimore fans. But the win against the Yankees seems to have reenergized the Baltimore spirit. Fans are not yet alarmed by the disappointing start to the season, since heading into Tuesday, no other team in the division or rest of the league has been able to win more than four games. The Orioles have lacked roster flexibility and the offense has barely averaged three runs a game. The defense has however remained strong despite the loss of Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy. Expect the team to pick up form when these players return. The disappointing start is no indication of future performance. In fact, I’m backing the Orioles up to register a number of wins very soon. Buy Baltimore Orioles tickets and go watch the team play live.

Fun, Mormons, Utah????

Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Book of Mormon is a Fantastic Show

Mica, The Book of Mormon, is a musical that does not stage regularly, as exclusive as it is, when it does stage the response is always heart warming. Made and produced by the people who created South Park, probably the best known animated series after The Simpsons,the theater piece is truly unique. The Act I of the musical is set in a Missionary Training center in the state of Utah that is operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or simply known as Mormons. At the given location, a good-looking missionary in training, Kevin, is devoted to his religion and the task of spreading it to other people through his active preaching practices. His fellow missionary Arnold, is somewhat of a nerd who finds it difficult to stay on his religious path and is actually a habitual liar as well. Soon, they both learn that they are getting a missionary task that they had been waiting for since quite sometime. The exciting part of the news is that their destination is not in the US, but instead, they have to travel to Uganda and try to convert as many locals as they can to the Mormon faith.

In Act II, Kevin and Arnold began their missionary work in the war ravaged African country. Arnold started to make up stories that incorporate the Mormon doctrine, including characters such as Darth Vader and the hobbits. The local people began to get interested, however, a nearby warlord suspected the new religion no less than a threat. Soon after, the plot proceeded to a complete musical mayhem. Written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez- Book of Mormon is a musical that will make you laugh, sob, contemplate and keep you immersed till the end. The odd and sharp humor that made Parker and Stone world known figures, is deeply rooted with the success of this theater piece. The rare ability to ridicule and praise at the same time is also a treasure that the duo possess. Satirical song writing had been their interest since the start of their careers almost two decades ago. The Book of Mormon represents the current pinnacle moment of their musical talent. Buy Book of Mormon tickets for a lifetime experience and witness a phenomenal musical that has been created by some of the most talented people working in show business and this niche today.

Most Popular Chicago Baseball Team

Chicago Cubs are Popular This Season

The Chicago Cubs are a well known Major League Baseball team with a long rich history. They’ve been playing at Wrigley Field since 1916 and have gained millions of adoring fans over the almost 100 year period. Besides their dedicated fans and Wrigley Field’s sentimental value, tourists from all over the world include watching a Cubs game at the top of their list of must do’s when visiting the windy city of Chicago, making the Cubs experience a bonafide tourist attraction. Since that is the case, it is going to be tough to get a hold of cheap Chicago Cubs tickets even if they have a game almost every other day. So what makes this team so special? The Cubs, over the years, have spawned an unlikely cult following for a team so well known for losing. But if you ask any Cubs fan, the team is even more famous for never quitting.

Recently, the Cubs lost to the Bucs despite the nice game play from Starlin Castro. Emilio Bonifacio had a great game as well but nothing really went as planned since they lost to the Bucs. They will next take on the Cardinals in a couple of days and the Yankees next Tuesday. Both of those teams are going to be tough so the Cubs better prepare for what promises to be a couple of games that will test their teamwork and players’ abilities. At the start of the season, Cubs players are looking to impress their coaches and fans by playing well. It does go noticed even if they don’t come away with the win.

The Cubs are favorites heading into their game against the Cardinals but they are underdogs in the game against the Yankees. However, anything can happen in the game of baseball especially if the weather is hot. The weather can affect the game of a major baseball player no matter how good he is. With that said, the Cubs will probably win a close game over the Cardinals. Their major players will deliver a nice performance worthy of playoff seeding. However, they will likely fall to the Yankees as they have a record of losing to stronger teams. They can learn a lot from the games they fail to win. Once they regroup and study their most challenging opponents’ strengths and weaknesses, the Cubs will play even better in their upcoming games. They will take on the Reds next Friday in what promises to be a good game as both teams are looking to gain momentum. In this game, I pick the Cubs to win a close one.

Experience a Beautiful Baseball Game in LA

The Los Angeles Dodgers: A Great Way For Tourists to Experience America

Most people are familiar with the team Los Angeles Dodgers, the premier baseball team representing Los Angeles, California in the Major league baseball (MLB). The dodgers have had a long and proud history where they won 6 World Series titles and 21 national league pennants. They are a team that have given the baseball world 12 rookie of the year during their 131 year existence. Originally named as Brooklyn Atlantics in the American Association in 1884. They were also among the first teams to recruit African-American players when they drafted Jackie Robinson in 1947 that heralded a racial movement in a (what was then) a very racist sport. San Francisco Giants are known as the rival of the team which dates back on the 19th century. But the most renowned arch nemesis of the Dodgers are the New York Yankees in the Major League Baseball. The two teams have fought eleven times in the World Series, and both are perpetually among the best teams in Major League Baseball.

The modern-day incarnation of the Dodgers resides in the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles since 1962. Built in the Chavez ravine the stadium enjoys dry weathers which limits rainouts for a baseball game. With a capacity of 56000 people this stadium shares a similarly impressive history as the team. Constructed in 1959, it would take 3 years before the $179 million dollar (in 2014 money) stadium was completed. It was one of the last stadiums built for solely for the purpose of baseball and is the 3rd oldest park still in use and is also the 3rd largest capacity stadium in baseball Majors. Following modern improvements, the stadium remains to be amongst the top premise for major sporting events. Recent refurbishments include new HD screens for video boards and new sound systems are erected for better acoustics.

For fans of baseball culture, they might want to purchase discount dodgers tickets during one of their many games at the stadium. For tourists overseas who simply wish to experience American culture, they too might want to visit the stadium whether for stadium tour or for an actual baseball match. After all, baseball is a major cornerstone for American culture and society. Indeed, an American adventure trip without visiting at least one of the major league baseball’s stadiums means missing out on something fundamentally American. Get your discount Dodger tickets and include this historical landmark in your travels.