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NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the Bucs

Posted by: ST on September 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm » 1 Comment

The first game of the 2014-2015 NFL regular season for the Panthers is against the Tampa Bay Bucs this afternoon, and the big news of the day so far is the announcement that QB Cam Newton has been listed as “inactive”: Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will miss his first regular-season game as a professional Sunday […]

 

The Left’s obsession with the Redskins

Posted by: Phineas on July 1, 2014 at 3:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Amidst all the other outrageous outrages that outrage the outraged Left these days, you may have noticed a controversy (well, controversial to the Left) over the team name of the Washington Redskins, a name the team has used for over 80 years with no one complaining (1). Well, no one until Harry […]

 

Federal govt essentially attempting to force Washington Redskins to change name

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm » 4 Comments

It was only a matter of time: The Washington Redskins’ logo is disparaging and its trademark must be cancelled, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wrote in a ruling Wednesday. [READ THE RULING.] The Redskins will continue to be able to use the name, but the team will not have all the legal benefits afforded […]

 

Michael Sam floats insinuation late pick in #NFL draft may have been due to homophobia

Posted by: ST on May 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm » 4 Comments

It begins: ST. LOUIS (CBS St. Louis/AP) — Michael Sam believes he should’ve been taken sooner in the draft. The Rams selected the former University of Missouri defensive standout with the 249th pick in the seventh round, which was the seventh-to-the-last pick in the 2014 Draft. The openly gay football player, who was SEC Defensive […]

 

#BostonStrong photo of the day: Couple who each lost a leg in 2013 complete #BostonMarathon

Posted by: ST on April 21, 2014 at 9:54 pm » 2 Comments

I love it! Couple finishes the #BostonMarathon together after each lost a leg in 2013 bombing. READ: http://t.co/63VSe1H2pl pic.twitter.com/jzpWOP2E5m — FOX Sports (@FOXSports) April 21, 2014 The story – via Fox Sports: On April 15, 2013, the lives of Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky changed forever. The recently married couple were spectators at the 2013 […]

 

Was the Pres. Obama/David Ortiz WH Twitter “selfie” a Samsung promo stunt?

Posted by: ST on April 2, 2014 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

Via The Hill: Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s selfie with President Obama may have been a promotional stunt as part of the All Star’s recent endorsement deal with cell phone manufacturer Samsung, according to the Boston Globe. During the championship ceremony Tuesday at the White House, Ortiz presented Obama with a Red Sox jersey and then whipped […]

 

Best major league baseball opening day flyover photo ever?

Posted by: ST on March 31, 2014 at 6:37 pm » 3 Comments

Wowsers. Talk about incredible! This flyover photo from the Texas Rangers’ opener is phenomenal (via @Evan_P_Grant) pic.twitter.com/m5ekVFDBm2 — ESPN (@espn) March 31, 2014 Now, if that doesn’t give you the warm fuzzies and make you wanna stand up and salute ‘Merica, I don’t know what will. To find out how you can own your very […]

 

Weekend Open Thread

Posted by: ST on March 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm » 5 Comments

March Madness continues, and I’m still enjoying watching all the games … although my beloved Blue Devils are out.    Enjoy your weekend, everyone. Pretty weather here. Think I’ll finally get out and try to enjoy it. Cheers!

 

#MarchMadness Open Thread

Posted by: ST on March 20, 2014 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

Dunno about y’all but I’m fired up about the official start to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament today, which kicks off shortly after noon Eastern time.  Enjoyed the First Four games, where several of the teams showed a lot of grit, determination and hustle, and now I’m ready for the next round – which is […]

 

White House to use #MarchMadness to push #Obamacare enrollment

Posted by: ST on March 17, 2014 at 10:47 am » 2 Comments

Just when you thought it was safe to watch the NCAA men’s basketball tournament free from politics.Via Politico: With the arrival of college basketball’s March Madness, the White House is looking to capitalize on the annual tournament to encourage Americans to enroll in Obamacare. The promotional effort will include athletes and coaches as well as […]