What Were Your Thoughts On Last Nights Presidential Debate Between Barack Obama and John McCain?

Posted in Blogroll on October 8th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

As we enter the home stretch to all this craziness Barack Obama is looking more and more like the POTUS. He’s weathered the McCain/Palin storm–at least for the time being–and most polls (yeah I know) have Barack winning handily last night. I still think Barack needs to drive home some points but for the most part did what he had to do last night to lock this up. John McCain looked a little old–and it wasn’t about age. Dude looked like a pitcher who tossed the rosin bag on the mound one too many times and Barack was smooth, stealth and looked like the incumbent. You can now see a definitive gap in who should be President. The closing bell on Wall Street didn’t help John McCain so ultimately Barack didn’t have to do much…

Tie Goes to the Runner.

Full video added after the jump.

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Sarah Palin’s Extreme Sports

Posted in Blogroll on October 8th, 2008 by davezirin

We send out our sincerest condolences to our fam Dave Zirin who lost his 101 year old Grand Father recently. Stay up DZ. You need us, we got ya back. Get his book, A People’s History of Sports in the United States here.

Ever since Andrew Johnson welcomed the New York Mutuals to the White House in 1867, presidential politics has exploited professional sports. It’s a foolproof way for politicians to show voters they enjoy competition, fair play and are salt-of-the-turf Americans.

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TNT To Broadcast Outdoor NBA Preseason Game Between Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets At Indian Wells Tennis Garden October 11th

Posted in Blogroll on October 8th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

First ever outdoor contest

TNT, home of exclusive Thursday night NBA doubleheaders throughout the regular season, announced today that NBA legends Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller, alongside veteran play-by-play announcer Marv Albert, will serve as game-side announcers for the “AutoTrader.com Open” outdoor preseason game on Sat., Oct. 11 featuring the Phoenix Suns vs. the Denver Nuggets from the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, CA.  The landmark game, the first ever outdoor NBA match-up to be played in the U.S., will be televised exclusively on TNT and marks the first time that the three basketball icons have been teamed together for a national broadcast.

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