30 Days To A Smaller Gut – Day 2

Written by Cue Sports. Posted in Gobal 9 Ball News

Yeah, this blows.  Especially since everyone in the office has awesome snacks.

Exercise: 3.25 mile run

Breakfast: Egg beaters with shredded beef, onions and cheddar cheese

Lunch: Salad (spring greens) with balsamic, croutons and a string cheese

Dinner: Romaine salad with balsamic, shrimp, croutons. Garlic bread x3

Dessert: Sugar free popsicles

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Mastermaker Mangles Virginia Bar Table Field

Written by csa. Posted in Gobal 9 Ball News

Mastermaker Mangles Virginia Bar Table Field
Virginia State 9-Ball Bar Table Championships

by Brian Keller

Danny Mastermaker charged undefeated through the 35-player field to claim the Virginia State 9-Ball Bar Table Championship over Chris Bruner. The Clubhouse Bar and Billiards in Lynchburg, VA, hosted the April 14 event, which was presented by

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30 Days To A Smaller Gut – Day 1

Written by Cue Sports. Posted in Gobal 9 Ball News

So, over the past six months I decided to not really exercise much along with eating whatever/whenever and imbibing various forms of beverages.  The result of this is tighter clothes, feeling crappy and packing on the lbs.

Yesterday morning I had to see the doc about my shoulder, which for some reason required me to get on their scale.  As I ...

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Grabe and Jaruśauskaite lead at Olympic-Online Baltic Pool League 2012

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Grabe and Jaruśauskaite lead the way after Olympic-Online Baltic Pool League 2012 I stage
Grabe and Jaruśauskaite lead at Olympic-Online Baltic Pool League 2012

Winners Denis Grabe and Agné Jaruśauskai

Baribal Pool club in Tartu, Estonia, was the first stop for the Olympic-Online Baltic Pool League 2012 I stage. The competition was held in 9-ball in the men’s and women’s division simultaneously. In men’s division part

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Why Memes Have Jumped The Shark

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You all know memes.  They’re those seemingly witty pictures with sayings that get less and less funny every time you see them.  There was the “how people see me” meme, the “well played mayans” meme and now there’s the bear getting trank’d out of a tree meme.  They go a little something like this:

Why Memes Have Jumped The Shark
Now despite the fact that I’m happy to see Boulder g

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72nd World Tournament of 14.1 Moves to New York

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72nd World Tournament of 14.1 Moves to New York

Queens, New York – It’s back again and for the seventh consecutive year, Dragon Promotions will produce the biggest international 14.1 event in the world, The 72nd World Tournament of Straight Pool . Once again in partnership with the support of Dr.Michael Fedak, this year’s event will for the first in

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Williams Notches Arizona Billiards Win

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Williams Notches Arizona Billiards Win
Arizona Women’s Billiard Tour / Glendale, AZ

by Tres Kane

Longtime Arizona Women’s Billiard Tour favorite Susan Williams won the tour’s April 14-15 stop over Terri Johnson-McCauley. Stinger’s Sports Bar and Grill in Glendale, AZ, hosted the tour’s second stop of the season.

Williams won the hot seat by besting

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2012 GB9 PAUL MEDATI TROPHY EVENT REPORT

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2012 GB9 PAUL MEDATI TROPHY EVENT REPORT

MAGICIAN GETS THE RIGHT TRICK FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

In the final of the 2012 Paul Medati Trophy, two of the best international players in the world came head to head: 2011 World 9-Ball semi-finalist Mark Gray against 2011 Mosconi Cup debutant and defending Paul Medati Trophy champion Chris Melling.

 

Gray was looking to kick-start his GB9 career

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2012 European Mosconi Cup Rankings Latest - No change at the top as Alcaide makes a move

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CHRIS MELLING and Nick Van den Berg continue to occupy the top two automatic spots at the top of the 2012 PartyPoker.com Mosconi Cup European rankings following the conclusion of the recent Italian Open in Treviso.

 

Melling scraped into the points with a top 32 finish while Van den Berg$B!G(Js place in the semi-final kept him at No.2. Spaniard

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2012 GB9 Pro Cup (II)

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The second Pro Cup of the 2012 season ended up as a repeat of the third Pro Cup of last season, seeing ’Guapo’ Karl Boyes come up against The Tornado, Tony Drago.

2012 GB9 Pro Cup (II)

Karl Boyes - Pro Cup (II) Winner (© Andy Warden)

Boyes’ path to the final started comfortably enough, putting together a solid showing to beat Darryn Walker 9-3 and send himself through to

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2012 GB9 Mark Lovell Challenge Cup

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In the inaugural Mark Lovell Challenge Cup final, it was the now seasoned Challenge division player Eric Dockerty up against Courtney Symons, who was making his best ever run in a GB9 competition.

2012 GB9 Mark Lovell Challenge Cup

Courtney Symons - Mark Lovell Challenge Cup Winner (© Andy Warden)

Symons’ run to the final began in the Round 2: a 9-3 victory over Greg Jansz saw him t

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“I want that title!” - Jentsch steamrolls Ortmann - Dynamic Italy Open Euro-Tour

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Dominic Jentsch (GER) - Photo: EPBF/AMM

With a performance that was close to perfect, Dominic Jentsch (GER) ousted Oliver Ortmann (GER) with 8:3 from the quarterfinals of the Dynamic Italy Open Euro-Tour.

 

It was a top class clash of two very strong pool players with different backgrounds. Ortmann, former World Champion and US Open winner with

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What To Write, What To Write

Written by Cue Sports. Posted in Gobal 9 Ball News

I suppose I should write something, since this stupid blog costs me like $100 per year between the domain and hosting.  Honestly, there hasn’t been much to write  about.  Business is keeping me busy as it should, having two teenage daughters is keeping me drinking (as I knew it would) and I’ve become pretty obsessed with the Xbox (which I origin...

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Shaw creams Alcaide at Dynamic Italy Open

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Jason Shaw (SCO) - Photo: EPBF/AMM 

 

The break decides the match

 

Friday, 20 April 2012: After a great comeback, Jayson Shaw (SCO) creams David Alcaide (ESP) with 8:6.

 

The early stage of the match was determined by one player only. Alcaide had the better start and took a quick and comfortable 4:0 lead over Shaw. In the 5th rack, Alcaide committed a f

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Van den Berg sends Drago to one-loss side - Dynamic Italy Open Euro-Tour

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Nick van den Berg (NED) - Photo: EPBF/AMM 

Petroni loses to Koshovyi 

Thursday, 19 April 2012: With the closest result possible, Nick van den Berg (NED) wins over Tony Drago (MLT) 8:7.

 

Drago's performance was, as usually, determined by aggressive and fast play. He went for all shots and did not take too much time, even if the situation was awkward. W

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