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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 ďsomewhat disconcerting.Ē A gold medal-winning athlete who asked that his name be withheld for fear of retribution said he has ďmixed feelings about it. On the one hand, itís flattering to be called by the President. I mean, with all heís got on his plate, the idea that heís got time to talk to me is something special.Ē ďOn the other hand, I found his insistence that Ďyou didnít win thatí a bit unnerving,Ē the athlete admitted. ďI know Iíve...
  • 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. Hamiltonís 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 ďgrantedĒ 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 ďrelentlessly dhimmi IOC,Ē (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
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | 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 Ė Galatians 5:1 ^ | July 28, 2012 | Michael D. Day
    Iím 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 itís the politically correct thing to emulate the Europeans, but frankly I see no reason for it. They wouldnít be living so high on the hog if it werenít for the USA saving their bacon in WWII, and freeing up their economies from the burden of military defense. Even so, Europeís love affair with socialism has produced an economic and moral edifice that is in a state of decay ó 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
    Iím not the biggest swimming fan. But Iím 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 Americaís best and brightest young athletes. But also because Missy ďThe Missile,Ē is a faithful Christian. ďGod is always there for me,Ē she said, in a recent interview published by Beliefnet. ďI 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? Thatís 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
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 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‚Äôt it.¬† (I know but it FEELS like 192 years.)Or, certainly finding out the most successful, charismatic Cub since ‚ÄúMR. Cub‚ÄĚ was a doped, cork drilling, dinger-defrauding narcissist would make you at little less willing to call yourself ‚Äúdie-hard.‚ÄĚNot me.¬† The only negative expression seen on me is proudly wearing road gray‚Äôs 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 informationólike the history of womenís 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: ďTennis star Billie Jean King is named Sports Illustratedís first Sportswoman of the Year; ď294,000 female athletes are participating in sports at the high school level. (Source: American Association of University Women)Ē; and ďTitle IX of the Education Amendments is passed by Congress and signed into law by Richard Nixon.Ē 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 ďLinsanity.Ē 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
    www.gather.com ^ | 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 ďthe Mag,Ē as they refer to their publication, may very well have found it with their annual ďBody Issue,Ē 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 ESPNís Body Issue. Another 26 jocks...
  • Anybody else think Chipper's "hit" wasn't a hit?

    07/11/2012 6:00:18 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 17 replies
    July 11, 2012 | self
    I have always liked Chipper Jones - great player- good for baseball for last several years, but he got a gift last night. Agreed?
  • How do you get NASCAR tickets at less than face value? Make them Barack Obamaís tickets.

    07/11/2012 4:06:54 AM PDT · by moneyrunner · 19 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 7/11/2012 | Moneyrunner
    NASCAR is the biggest spectator sport in America. So how do you get NASCAR tickets at less than face value? Make them Barack Obamaís tickets. When President Barack Obama turned down free tickets to this weekendís Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the track hoped to auction off the ďpresidentialĒ tickets to raise big money for charity. Instead, the tickets went for less than face value. The four tickets, which are emblazoned with Obamaís name and the White House address, were sold for $300. Bidding began at $100 and the tickets, which are for some of the best...
  • Sometime You Just Need Someone To Believe In You

    07/07/2012 7:03:04 AM PDT · by rightjb · 3 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 7-7-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    Cubs Outfielder Bryan LaHair is an overnight success and is on his way to playing first base at the MLB All Star game next week.¬† ‚Äú‚Ķto think that after my first full year on the books I‚Äôd be an All-Star, it‚Äôs kind of crazy.‚Äô‚Äô Only one thing.¬† He‚Äôs not a child prodigy like Starlin Castro and he can‚Äôt blame the other ‚ÄúCastro‚ÄĚ in Cuba for living in communist country that wouldn‚Äôt let him out.¬† He‚Äôs 29 years old and has spent over 5 years in the minors waiting.¬† Working.¬† And waiting some more.Some of you may feel the same...
  • Derecho storm -- a taste of grid-down

    07/05/2012 5:09:44 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 89 replies
    Derecho storm -- a taste of grid-down ^ | 7/5/12 | Wavetalker in West Virginia
    My observations will be preaching to the choir in this forum but here goes: ∑ Gasoline was gone within 24 hours. Lines were just like the 1970s fuel embargo. ∑ Ice became the chief commodity and was in short supply or no supply. ∑ Water was out for most people at least for the first two days. ∑ Most big box stores and gas stations were up on generator power by day three. ∑ A new shipment of 250 generators was sold in a few hours. ∑ Temperatures in the high 90s added another layer of difficulty.
  • Amen to Waitress Who Refused Sexed Up Uniform

    06/27/2012 9:25:47 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 168 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | June 27, 2012 | JP
    I do not know Courtney Scaramellaís faith life. But I applaud the 23-year-old waitress for taking a stand against the owner and general manager of the Los Angeles sports bar where she worked when they decided to sex up the uniforms worn by female employees. When she was hired by the sports bar nearly five years ago, Courtney and her fellow female employees wore a uniform of shirt and pants. But that changed recently, when the ownership ordered waitresses to wear tiny little school-girl skirts. Courtney went so far as to try on the skirt, but the petite young woman...
  • The Bears Brandon Marshall Is My New Tim Tebow

    06/25/2012 1:52:09 PM PDT · by rightjb · 6 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 6-25-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    ¬† Yep.¬† You heard it right.¬† After being pessimistically distant from any good expectations out of ‚Äėda Bears - much less happy about who they ARE as people ‚Äď I am now rooting for Brandon Marshall the way I did Tim Tebow last season.Unlike some fans who only root for winners regardless of how immoral, crude or unlikeable their sports heroes are ‚Äď I‚Äôm ain‚Äôt one of ‚Äėem.¬† Having a likeable or loveable player isn‚Äôt MORE important to me than winning, but, it is a requirement for my affection.¬† For instance, I could never root for Mike Tyson as long...
  • Police: Bird Man who interrupted U.S. Open ceremony was drunk

    06/19/2012 10:20:06 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 38 replies
    SFgate.com ^ | 6/18/2012 | Will Kane
    <p>Update: The Brit who interrupted Webb Simpson as he was being interviewed by Bob Costas after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament was drunk, police said.</p> <p>Andrew James Dudley, 40, of Wallasey, United Kingdom was briefly detained by police after he snuck in front of TV cameras and made bird noises. Dudley was wearing a goofy Union-Jack outfit when he was hauled off by police.</p>
  • Adidas Releases New Slave Shoes with Shackles and All

    06/18/2012 1:40:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    Your Black World ^ | June 18, 2012 | Dr. Boyce Watkins
    I literally froze up when I saw a new design from Adidas set to hit stores in August. JS Roundhouse Mids, are purple and gray, with HANDCUFFS that wrap around the ankles. Yes, I said handcuffsÖshacklesÖ.the stuff that our ancestors wore for 400 years while experiencing the most horrific atrocities imaginable, most of which were never documented in the history books and kept away from you in the educational system, all so you would be willing to put shackles on your ankles today and not be so sensitive about it. I laughed when I saw the shoes, because I already...
  • Anna Kournikova: The Rise And Fall Of One Of The Most Polarizing Athletes In Sports

    06/17/2012 5:00:26 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 98 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jun. 7, 2012 | Nicholas Schwartz|
    You may have forgotten about tennis celebrity Anna Kournikova, but the retired star celebrates her 31st birthday today. Kournikova took the tennis world by storm in the 1990s, gaining as much attention for her good looks as her tennis ability. But Kournikova's career is largely considered a disappointment. Once a highly-touted phenom, she failed to live up to her potential before ultimately finding her niche off the court.
  • The decline of American decency

    06/11/2012 12:46:30 PM PDT · by Deadeye Division · 40 replies
    Bellefontaine Examiner ^ | Monday, 11 June 2012 | Reuben Mees
    Rush Limbaugh never fails to sicken me and his comments last week on our own local celebrityís act of selflessness puts me at witís end. While many readers who want to lump me in with the run-of-the-mill liberal journalist stereotype probably think Iím blowing off steam about Limbaughís overall conservatism, that is not the case at all. The man is a complete idiot. Period. In case you missed it, he stooped to an all-time low (quite possibly trumping even his illegal Viagra possession, pain killer addiction and entirely sexist attitude toward all womenís issues) in what he apparently saw as...
  • Unicycling about to go electric with Ryno

    06/11/2012 12:34:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Portland Tribune ^ | May 17, 2012 | Jason Vondersmith
    In a second-season episode of "Portlandia," Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein play a boring Southeast Portland couple who want to spice up their life. A tough guy and a hot dame pull up on a motorcycle, and Fred and Carrie feel pretty un-cool in their presence. So they get the bright idea of acquiring motorcycles of their own. The next scene, Fred coasts up on a three-wheeled monstrosity, and Carrie putters around the street on an odd-looking, one-wheeled, motorized transporter that reminds one of the Segway. Carrie's riding atop the Ryno bike, the second prototype of the fledgling Ryno Motors...
  • New Rules for Bill Maher's Mets

    06/10/2012 3:52:44 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 9 replies
    self | 06/10/12 | self
    Now that Bill Maher has obtained a minority interest in the NY Mets, surely there will be some changes made to bring the team in line with what is most important to Bill. Rumor has it, these changes are under consideration: ;-) All employees will receive equal pay, from management to players to ticket takers. No player will be allowed to have greater accomplishments than any other. If a pitcher throws a no-hitter, he must not do so again until all the other pitchers have also done it. All genders, ethnicities, races, and sexual preferences will be equally represented on...
  • Bowling (VANITY)

    06/08/2012 12:46:13 AM PDT · by Sporke · 28 replies
    06/08/2012 | Sporke
    Bowling changes...VANITY
  • President Obama Hits Links for 100th Time

    06/07/2012 2:09:41 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | June 7, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Maybe we should just let him stay out there† until January- when the adults take back over Remember how the press reamed†W for his fondness of the game? Even when he quit so as to show respect for our fighting men and women overseas? As president, Barack†Obama's now played four times what Bush did†(24 outings) in his entire two terms in office [MSM: -crickets-] Although Dear Leader often bans cameras in a bid to prevent bad imaging, the numbers don't lie... this president is far more concerned with screwing around and taking lavish vacations than with fixing the gargantuan...
  • And the War Begins

    06/05/2012 9:26:15 PM PDT · by Mackaywarrior · 9 replies
    Self
    Governor Walker's victory is the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga. Leftists (specifically unions) now must face the fact that they have wanted to ignore all along; The Tea Party is alive and strong. Although not the majority in the political field, the Tea Party pick their battlefields and are armed with a vision, a vision that America will become the land of life, liberty, and (most importantly) a land of and for free people. The Tea Party has placed the Republican party in a position where they either support the Tea Party, or lose in 2012 (much like how the continental...
  • Olympics 2012 - viewing options? (v)

    06/04/2012 11:48:32 AM PDT · by ctdonath2 · 18 replies
    The Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games is on Friday, July 27, 2012.
  • Why are taxpayers paying for professional sports?

    06/03/2012 3:45:28 PM PDT · by wewillnotcomply · 21 replies
    Professional sports teams are getting money from taxpayers, and it isn't anything new. The Minnesota Vikings will receive half a billion dollars from Minnesota taxpayers, as Tim Carney highlights here. Samuel Staley at the Reason Foundation's Out of Control Policy blog writes about the cronyism occurring when professional sports teams are subsidized by taxpayers, and gives several examples: Professional sports continues to be crony capitalism at its worst, using its oligopoly status to extract rents from taxpayers through elected officials. The reality is that precious little evidence exists suggesting that professional sports teams boost economic growth for cities, let alone...
  • Risk On: Obama and Soros Call For European Action To Stem Crisis (Roy Hobbs from ďThe NaturalĒ)

    06/03/2012 10:54:34 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 7 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 06/03/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    This should be an interesting week in global markets. President Obama, speaking at a Chicago fundraiser on Friday, said that a report showing the slowest month of U.S. employment growth in a year was in large part ďattributable to Europe and the cloud thatís coming over from the Atlantic.Ē The ďwhole world economy has been weakened by it,Ē he said. Sorry, President Obama, the cloud you are referring to is outrageous government spending, entitlements and debt Ö and the cloud is already here. Remember, 50% of Americans do not pay Federal taxes and 50% of Federal government spending is on...
  • Dan Patrick

    05/29/2012 1:01:05 PM PDT · by VaRepublican · 17 replies
    me | 5-29-12 | me
    So early in his program he said that the nba needs to issue an amber alert on the refs. Haha, I found it a very crude attempt at humor. Not gonna waste cell time calling but please don't equate NBA refs to anything "amber".What if yer daughter was on one of those lists? Ok, rant is over and I did mark it personal. That is all.....
  • Dear Americans: Whatever You Do, Donít Ban College Football

    05/26/2012 6:42:51 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | MIchael van der Galien
    Banning college football is un-American. Being European, I canít help but wonder over recent debates in the United States about the NFL and college football. Increasingly more analysts believe that these sports should be banned, or at least Ďreformedí. The latter of course meaning that theyíll lose what makes them unique and appealing to sports fans everywhere. Now, make no mistake about it: Iím just as convinced as the average Joe that football is a very dangerous sport indeed. But why did this fact take analysts by surprise? I still remember the first time I watched the NFL: I was...
  • What Gender Equality Hath Wrought

    05/17/2012 5:26:13 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 13 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | May 17, 2012 | JP
    Keeling Pilaro is a 13-year old New York lad. And heís a star athlete. Not in football or baseball or basketball (or any other sport to which teen-age boys typically gravitate). He plays girlís field hockey. And he dominates. In fact, as an eighth-grader last season, Keeling made all conference, after scoring 10 goals and assisting on 8 others. He was a man among girls. Thatís what prompted school officials inSuffolk County, N.Y.to consider whether to bar Keeling from suiting up for this yearís field hockey season. ďItís a girlsí sport,Ē said the school sectionís executive director. ďWhen a boy...
  • [Boxer Manny] Pacquiao rips Obama's views on gays

    05/15/2012 1:39:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | May 15, 2012
    Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has come out swinging against US President Barack Obama's personal endorsement of same-sex marriage. In an interview with the National Conservative Examiner, the religious Pacquiao said Obama's view was nothing more than a direct attack on the morals of society and the will of God. "God only expects man and woman to be together and to be legally married, only if they so are in love with each other," he said. "It should not be of the same sex so as to adulterate the altar of matrimony, like in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah of...
  • Obamaís Slush Fund Helps Bother in Law

    05/05/2012 6:09:31 PM PDT · by Cybercorrespondent · 5 replies
    http://cybercorrespondent.wordpress.com ^ | 5-6-2012 | Cybercorrespondent
    For Oregon State University in Corvallis, where the brother-in-law of the current U.S. President coaches basketball, record enrollment has translated to longer lines and greater competition for everything from classes to parking places. Read full story @ http://cybercorrespondent.wordpress.com
  • Tiger Woods Needs to Get Right With God

    05/05/2012 1:11:18 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 25 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | May 5, 2012 | JP
    Tiger Woods failed to make the cut yesterday at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, N.C. Ė the second straight year he has done so. It is the first time in his otherwise illustrious pro career he has missed the cut at the same event more than once. Tiger attributed his failure to make the weekend in Charlotte to swing changes he has been working on with his coach Sean Foley. But I donít think it has anything to do with swing changes. I believe Tigerís on-the-course struggles Ė not only this week, but the past two years Ė have...
  • Obamaís Slush Fund Saves a Job

    05/04/2012 4:42:40 AM PDT · by Cybercorrespondent · 14 replies
    Cybercorrespondent's blog ^ | 5-3-2010 | Cybercorrespondent
    After an 8 -11 start (2-5) in the Pac 10 conference, Mr. Bob DeCarolis, whoís the Athletic Director of Oregon State University, was considering weather to fire their Basketball Coach Craig Robinson. When word reached the Undersecretary of Education Martha Kanter in Washington, $17 million of stimulus money was immediately dispatched to the University to save Basketball Coach Craig Robinsonís job. Thanks to Obamaís slush fund, Coach Craig Robinsonís job was saved. For those of you unfamiliar with Coach Robinson, he just so happens to be the brother in law of none other than our country's beloved President Obama, the...
  • Russia Today's rape apologia for Ched Evans reflects the country's attitude

    05/03/2012 1:15:54 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 1 replies
    The Guardian ^ | May 5, 2012 | Miriam Elder
    When Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans was sentenced to five years in jail last month for raping a 19-year-old woman, the backlash was immediate. Fellow footballers called the victim a "slag". Online commenters spewed vile hatespeak, accusing her of asking for it. Who can we now add to that list? The Kremlin's English-language propaganda channel, Russia Today. "Life sucks in a bad way if you happen to live in Britain," begins a column published on the channel's website in the wake of the Evans verdict. "Disclaimer: Only if you are a man of virile age. Being rich and hot-looking makes...
  • Historic Season for Chicago Bulls Now Doomed By Obama

    04/27/2012 9:57:40 AM PDT · by rightjb · 15 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 4/27/2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    Forgive me if Iíve told this one before. I sold more Christmas wreaths than any other Cub Scout growing up in my suburban Chicago troop. My reward was tickets for my dad and I to see the Artis Gilmore, Tom Borwinkle and the rest of the Chicago Bulls on a wintery evening at the old Madhouse on Madison Chicago Stadium. As I remember it, the Bulls were down by 8 with only 10 seconds to go. And they came back an won, making me a lifetime Bulls believer and in overcoming impossible challenges. Many felt it was an overachievement for...
  • U-M, MSU Spent Nearly $2 Million Each On Football Bowl Game Trips

    04/25/2012 11:13:45 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/20/2012 | Tom Gantert
    While the University of Michigan didnít beat Michigan State on the football field this year, they did on the expense ledger when it came to which college spent more on its 2012 bowl game trips. The Wolverines spent $1.97 million over eight days for its 729 member travel party; the Spartans ran up a $1.8 million tab over nine days for its 680 member travel party, according to information received in a Freedom of Information Act request. None of the expenses were paid for by tax dollars. The conferences and bowl games reimburse the universities for their costs. Leon Drolet,...
  • Louisiana State Police Investigate Loomisgate As Saints Use All Legal Recourse

    04/24/2012 1:19:29 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 9 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | April 24, 2012 | Ed Staton
    t's always exciting in New Orleans when it involves the New Orleans Saints, or so it seems. The Saints plan to seek ďall legal recourse" regarding ESPN's Monday report that GM Mickey Loomis used an electronic devise to eavesdrop on opposing coaches from 2002 to 2004. Meanwhile, the Louisiana State Police are in the NFL New Orleans SaintsLoomisgate probe game along with the FBI.
  • Beloved At One Hundred

    04/20/2012 3:48:59 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | April 20, 2012 | annem040359
    Today the Major League Team in baseball, the Boston Red Sox home stadium, Fenway Park turns 100 years old. Fenway Park, considered not only by Red Soxs Nation to be its most beloved home, but in the MLB, it is also as well. Today I took a few minutes to sing ďHappy BirthdayĒ to honor Fenway Park. Even though during the pre game ceremony there was a special toast using grape juice, I toasted using ginger ale. While it does not have the added features that many of the newer MLB stadiums in other parts of the country. But what...