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#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 […]

 

Super Bowl Sunday Open Thread

Posted by: ST on February 2, 2014 at 1:39 pm » 4 Comments

Been a good day already as the adorable Kitten Bowl is now in progress on the Hallmark Channel. The very cute Puppy Bowl will be aired at 3pm ET on the Animal Planet channel. Of course, THE game between the Seahawks and Broncos starts at 6:30 ET and will be broadcast on Fox.   Not appearing on […]

 

NFC/AFC Division Championship Game Day Open Thread

Posted by: ST on January 19, 2014 at 1:42 pm » 2 Comments

Well, my team is out after an embarrassing loss last week here at home to Phineas‘ 49ers, but that won’t keep me from camping out on the sofa this afternoon for a couple of games that promise to be good ones: Game 1: The Patriots play the Broncos at 3:00 PM ET for the AFC championship […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #Falcons

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2013 at 12:42 pm » 6 Comments

The Carolina Panthers (11-4) sit atop the NFC South are on the road for their final game of the regular season, and they will be playing division rivals the Falcons (4-11), where Atlanta – out of playoff contention – will seek to play spoiler against the Cats, who are aiming for a first round bye […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Saints at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on December 22, 2013 at 12:41 pm » 4 Comments

Huge, huge, huge game for the Panthers today as they play the Saints here at home on a rainy but unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon. The Cats got smoked two weeks ago on Sunday Night Football in front of a national audience against the Saints in New Orleans, and not only do they want revenge for […]