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  • Serena Williams not such a great role model

    08/06/2012 10:48:41 AM PDT · by original Blackbag · 27 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/6/2012 | Blackbag
    Serena Williams does the CRIP walk after winning a Tennis Match.. Sorry but no glory in this action. It demeans her success and promotes the CRIPS who are nothing but murderers, drug dealers, extortionists and pimps. Its beneath her. like takimg a public dump on World Wide TV...... Soo dissapointed in her. See source url for video
  • Olympic Medal Winners Hear from President Obama

    08/05/2012 9:46:53 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 14 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Aug 2012 | John Semmens
    President Obama has been calling Olympic medal winners to congratulate them on their victories. However, some have found the calls “somewhat disconcerting.” A gold medal-winning athlete who asked that his name be withheld for fear of retribution said he has “mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, it’s flattering to be called by the President. I mean, with all he’s got on his plate, the idea that he’s got time to talk to me is something special.” “On the other hand, I found his insistence that ‘you didn’t win that’ a bit unnerving,” the athlete admitted. “I know I’ve...
  • Manchester United on New York Stock Exchange? Soccer Club a Start-Up; Emerging Growth Company

    08/04/2012 11:18:19 AM PDT · by T Christopher · 9 replies
    REPUBLICAN REDEFINED ^ | August 4, 2012 | T Christopher
    The average American sports enthusiast typically struggles to come to grips with the fact that "sport" exists outside the realm of the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA.  Check out the reaction every time Forbes throws out a list of the Most Valuable Sports Franchises or Highest Paid Athletes if you don't believe me.  The fact that soccer even makes the list(s) is mind-boggling to some.  Because of that, it should come as no surprise that many just don't get the buzz around Manchester United's latest move; or even know there is in fact a "buzz" in the first place. That aside,...
  • Baseball Slugger Josh Hamilton Gets Right With God

    08/04/2012 10:12:26 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 6 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | August 4, 2012 | JP
    Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton has suffered through a two-month slump, batting barely over .200 since June 1. There was rampant speculation as to what was ailing Hamilton, the five-time All Star, the 2010 American League Most Valuable Player. Some thought marital problems. Some others thought a relapse into the drug and alcohol abuse with which the 31-year-old struggled in a past life. But the Rangers basher ended the speculation yesterday, releasing a statement in which he attributed his recent problems at the plate to his disobedience to God. More specifically, his failure to quit chewing tobacco. Hamilton’s statement elicited...
  • Obama weighs in on Tebow, Penn State controversy

    08/04/2012 4:44:01 AM PDT · by GregNH · 21 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 8/1/2012 | BYRON TAU
    President Obama said Thursday that the New York Jets quarterback situation would make him "pretty nervous" if he were a fan of the team. The Jets acquired Denver phenom Tim Tebow in the off-season, but are playing him as a backup to Mark Sanchez. "I've got to tell you, I don't like the idea of a quarterback controversy at the start of the season," Obama said on Columbus' 97.1 The Fan in a Thursday call-in appearance on The Common Man & The Torg's radio program. (Also on POLITICO: NY Jets brush off Obama critique) "If I was a Jets fan,...
  • London Olympics' $1.6 billion investment in dhimmitude and political correctness

    08/03/2012 10:05:55 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coacvh is Right ^ | 8/3/2012 | Doug Book
    If cowardice and political correctness have resulted in endless capitulation to the whims of Islamic groups in the United States, imagine the concessions “granted” by organizers of the London Olympics to the more than 1 million Muslims living in the British capital! Here are some of the ways in which the “relentlessly dhimmi IOC,” (International Olympic Committee) has indulged Muslim nations and athletes: Against all previous Olympic regulations, female Saudi judo participants are now permitted to compete in Hijab, regardless of rules which had banned any use of head coverings for safety purposes. The Olympic Village has dedicated areas for...
  • Gabby's Gold Ceremony Question? vanity

    08/03/2012 1:09:35 AM PDT · by jdirt · 80 replies
    Aug 2, 2012 | jd
    Is it just me? I was watching the Olympics tonight in a restaurant. There was no sound. Gabby Douglas was receiving the Gold medal for her all-around performance in gymnastics. She did wonderful from what I saw. BUT when she received the Gold, she did not put her hand over her heart when they played the National Anthem. She was holding flowers in the middle of her body with her right hand and had her left hand behind her back.. I blew it off, kinda. But hubby saw it too and we both went into shock. I have never seen...
  • Liberal political correctness going for Gold in London Olympics

    07/31/2012 6:36:52 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 3 replies ^ | July 31, 7012 | Jeff Crouere
    For seven years, the people of London has been preparing for the Olympics. The city has been scrubbed clean and new facilities were constructed for the big event. City leaders have been very proud of the massive effort that it took to stage the Olympics. Unfortunately, there have been a number of real problems such as a lack of security personnel and hundreds of empty seats at numerous events. The embarrassing footage has forced organizers to fill in seats with members of the British military.
  • The Dream Of Olympia

    07/31/2012 4:42:28 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 2 replies
    For Freedom – Galatians 5:1 ^ | July 28, 2012 | Michael D. Day
    I’m not a big sports fan. Notice I use the word sports, not sport. Sports is the American term. Sport is the European equivalent. I realize it’s the politically correct thing to emulate the Europeans, but frankly I see no reason for it. They wouldn’t be living so high on the hog if it weren’t for the USA saving their bacon in WWII, and freeing up their economies from the burden of military defense. Even so, Europe’s love affair with socialism has produced an economic and moral edifice that is in a state of decay — the ruins of a...
  • Rooting For Our US Olympic Role Models

    07/30/2012 3:01:00 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
    The Christian Diarist ^ | July 30, 2012 | JP
    I’m not the biggest swimming fan. But I’m absolutely stoked that Missy Franklin won Olympic gold today in the 100-meter backstroke. Not just because the 17-year-old high school senior-to-be is one of America’s best and brightest young athletes. But also because Missy “The Missile,” is a faithful Christian. “God is always there for me,” she said, in a recent interview published by Beliefnet. “I talk with Him before, during and after practices and competitions. I pray to Him for guidance. I thank Him for this talent He has given me and promise to be a good role model for young...
  • Video: The Crony Olympics

    07/30/2012 2:35:57 PM PDT · by wewillnotcomply · 1 replies
    Can you imagine if the Olympic races were determined not by how fast the runners were, but instead how well they knew the referees? That’s what cronyism does: it means that companies can be successful by being friendly with government instead of by serving their customers. This video shows what a crony Olympic race would look like:
  • Why do we suck at Olympic BB gun? Where is the NRA?

    07/29/2012 4:41:52 AM PDT · by jimmygrace · 53 replies
    I'm watching the Olympics and am wondering why the U.S. can't even compete against third world countries in shooting events with air rifles. Are you kidding me? I think the NRA should take a more active role in turning our video game couch potatos into Olympic athletes. They already sponsor hunting sports, so this would not be far from their mission, and in my opinion would be a win-win for them.
  • Ryan Dempster Digs Finally Make Me Embarrassed to be a Cub Fan

    07/28/2012 11:02:47 AM PDT · by rightjb · 3 replies ^ | 7-28-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    You would think that following up two near runs at the playoffs over the past 10 years with the worst record in baseball would make any sports fan embarrassed to wear the jersey of their favorite team if not winning the World Series for 192 years wouldn’t it.  (I know but it FEELS like 192 years.)Or, certainly finding out the most successful, charismatic Cub since “MR. Cub” was a doped, cork drilling, dinger-defrauding narcissist would make you at little less willing to call yourself “die-hard.”Not me.  The only negative expression seen on me is proudly wearing road gray’s the...
  • Inside Mike Tyson's (Hyper-Tacky) Abandoned Mansion...

    07/28/2012 2:47:15 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 28 , 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    This one's not in Vegas- try Southington, Ohio:  like the Romans, Iron Mike left his his mark  (of architectural splendor) all over the place~ Is that real zebra hide carpet? More at Reaganite Republican __________________________________________________  TheVine   Modern Man   AcidCow   eBaum'sWorld   Americanurbex
  • Title IX History Restored

    07/25/2012 10:45:14 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 6 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 25, 2012 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The National School Boards Association misses some inconvenient information—like the history of women’s sports before the law was passed. In its magazine, American School, the NSBA gives a helpful timeline starting with 1972 in which it notes that in that year: “Tennis star Billie Jean King is named Sports Illustrated’s first Sportswoman of the Year; “294,000 female athletes are participating in sports at the high school level. (Source: American Association of University Women)”; and “Title IX of the Education Amendments is passed by Congress and signed into law by Richard Nixon.” For openers, with all due respect to Ms. King,...
  • Lincome Tax Relief

    07/19/2012 1:45:38 PM PDT · by 92nina · 3 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-07-18 | Joshua Culling
    Jeremy Lin took the NBA by storm in 2012, rising from undrafted Harvard grad to one of the most popular New York Knicks players in a decade. Lin led the Knicks to wins in his first six starts, and became the first player in NBA history to score 20 points and record seven assists in each of his first five starts. After a last-second game-winning three pointer against the Toronto Raptors, his rise to stardom was known ubiquitously as “Linsanity.” After signing a three year, $25.1 million contract with the Houston Rockets, Lin moves from one of the highest taxed...
  • '50 Shades of Grey' Movie: Christian Grey Character Should Have a Warning

    07/16/2012 11:02:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies ^ | July 15, 2012 | Linda Shaw
    50 Shades of Grey may have a main character that sends chills up the spines of women, but should there be some sort of disclaimer in the trilogy and upcoming film version? As more and more women read the erotic novels, there seems to be a spike in those seeking a Christian Grey style relationship -- and many women are turning to online sites in an effort to find their own version of the sexually charged character.
  • Economic Countdown To The Olympics : Predicting Olympic Medals

    07/15/2012 6:53:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 07/15/2012 | Tyler Durden
    In the second part of our five-part series on The Olympics (Part 1 here) we ponder the impossible to predict - the medal count. As Goldman notes: Economists like to think that the toolkit of their profession helps them explain many things or, as some would claim, everything that is interesting about human behavior. In the context of the forthcoming Olympic Games in London, therefore, the key question is whether economic variables can help explain and predict success at the Olympics itself. At one level, this seems like a daft question even to consider. It is hard to imagine...
  • Another Collegiate Athletic Scandal: Caltech facing NCAA sanctions

    07/14/2012 8:15:59 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 12, 2012 | AP
    The California Institute of Technology has been given a reprimand and penalties for fielding players who were academically ineligible, the NCAA announced Thursday, putting a school whose losing streaks can run into the decades in the company of athletic powerhouses like USC and Oklahoma.
  • ESPN The Magazine Stoops to Soft-Core Porn

    07/11/2012 8:37:55 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 20 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | July 11, 2012 | JP
    Since its debut back in 1998, ESPN the Magazine has tried to find a hook to rival the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Well, the editors at “the Mag,” as they refer to their publication, may very well have found it with their annual “Body Issue,” which just arrived at newsstands. It boasts multiple covers, the most shocking of which features New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski, in all his naked splendor, striking a full-frontal pose, save for a strategically-placed dot covering his package. And Gronkowski is not the only athlete that put out for ESPN’s Body Issue. Another 26 jocks...