Text of Arizona Memorial Service Speech Given By Present Barack Obama “Our Hearts Are Broken”

Posted in Blogroll on January 13th, 2011 by Michael Tillery

President Barack Obama greets Daniel Hernandez, an intern for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who helped her after she was shot, at a memorial service in Tucson, Ariz., on the University of Arizona campus, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. (AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

Transcript of the President’s speech is below. It was a speech where the heart of a father spoke in powerful relevance. In light of what happened in AZ, it’s time for the good people to stand up, stand out and shout down the insolence of the many who are lost in a counterproductive perception grounded in hate and destruction. This was a great speech by Barack Obama and we should all remain positive and move forward  to hopefully discuss ways of propagating a true cause long waiting to be embraced. We are all human and God Bless those affected, but how will the nation respond? Will the issues of gun control, ridiculous rhetoric, the definition of an American or whatever else we should be consciously paying attention to enter the discourse in an ardent  manner or will everything be simply much more of the same?

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Pacers Slip By Sixers 111-103

Posted in Blogroll on January 12th, 2011 by Ron Glover

Indiana Pacers' Roy Hibbert (55) goes up for a shot as Philadelphia 76ers' Marreese Speights (16) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The Sixers managed to come back from a 17-point third quarter deficit only to fall to the Indiana Pacers in front of a sparse crowd last night 111-103.

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2011 BCS National Championship #1 Auburn Tigers vs. #2 Oregon Ducks – Who Wins?

Posted in Blogroll on January 11th, 2011 by Ron Glover

Let’s keep it simple Family – who wins tonight’s BCS Championship and why? Feel free to chime in on the site as the game progresses.

NFC Wildcard Playoff Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Posted in Blogroll on January 9th, 2011 by Ron Glover

The Baltimore Ravens can now look forward to a rubber match with the Steelers next week. Let’s look at the Green Bay Packers/Philadelphia Eagles matchup.

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Ron Glover’s AFC Wildcard Preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Posted in Blogroll on January 9th, 2011 by Ron Glover

The Seattle Seahawks upset of the defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints is proof positive why parity in the NFL is a wonderful thing. Would you really consider the Jets defeating the Colts an upset? Let’s look at today’s early game between the Ravens and Chiefs.

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Ron Glover’s NFC Wildcard Game Prediction

Posted in Blogroll on January 8th, 2011 by Ron Glover

Welcome to NFL Wildcard Weekend 2011 – today we preview the Saints/Seahawks and the Jets/Colts. For a closer look at today’s matchups come inside.

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Friday Fire: Is There A Future In The NFL For Black Quarterbacks?

Posted in Blogroll on January 7th, 2011 by Ron Glover

On one hand you have Michael Vick, who prior to his time away from football seemed destined to be your classic running quarterback. Thanks to a coaching staff and dedication from Vick he has morphed into a dual threat that gives opposing defensive coordinators even more sleepless nights than those prior.

On the other you have players like Vince Young, Tavaris Jackson and Jason Campbell – players with a world of potential whose growth  has been stunted due to coaching changes, coaches who lack confidence in their ability to lead a team or both.

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NFL Questions And (And Maybe) Some Answers – The Playoff Edition

Posted in Blogroll on January 6th, 2011 by Ron Glover

The NFL Playoffs are here and as we did in the regular season we’ll continue through the Super Bowl with our weekly inquiries.

And away we go…

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The TSF Debate: Andrew Luck Or Cam Newton, Who’s the No. 1 Pick?

Posted in Blogroll on January 5th, 2011 by Okori Wadsworth

Who would you take?

It’s a strangely captivating debate. What will Carolina do now that they’ve clinched the #1 pick? Who will they go after to build a franchise around? There appear to be only 2 serious options. Stanford QB Andrew Luck and Auburn QB Cam Newton. Who is the better option? I’ll be crowdsourcing this in the comments as well. But first, I’ll state my opinion after the jump.

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2010: A Return to Chaos By Marco Martin With Adina Ferguson

Posted in Blogroll on January 4th, 2011 by Adina Ferguson

Will 2011 give Tiger Woods a sense of redemption?

The beginning to middle of the 2009-10 sports season shone as a reflection of the world-at-large, a period in which the extremes of chaos and uncertainty fostered over the past two calendar years were pacified by a return to things as they should be. The earthshaking fear or euphoria of the most powerful country in the world electing its first black president was dying down and people that supported him without question and opposed him without reason began to, ever so slowly, find a middle ground between the savior or destroyer they thought he would be and the man that he actually was. Likewise, the world was slowly coming to terms with the passing of one of the most controversial and beloved figures of at least two musical generations. Logic, for the most part, was again king. After all, the Yankees were World Series champs, the NHL’s poster boy had hoisted the Cup, the Dallas Cowboys seemed on the brink of a return to supremacy and the Los Angeles Lakers were still toweling off from the champagne showers that celebrated the first of what would be two consecutive NBA titles. On the international side, soccer giants FC Barcelona had scarcely missed out on a return the UEFA Champions League finals, which they had won the season before. Normalcy.

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Eagles Fans, Do Not Set Yourself Up for a Skull Crush…Just Don’t Do it

Posted in Blogroll on January 3rd, 2011 by Michael Tillery

Vick knows where his loyalty lies

Believe in your team. I know a lot of you do but some are…sheeeeesh…flipping all over the place and to think…you actually have the cojones mas grande to get mad when someone calls you out like one should.

We can be fans of sport, but as this past year showed with the ridiculous reaction to LeBron leaving Cleveland, calm it down a little bit. It’s just sports right?

If the ’10-’11 Philadelphia Eagles do not win the Super Bowl don’t go all psycho by demanding the front office fire this cat and trade this other dude.

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Ron Glover’s Week 17 NFL Predictions

Posted in Blogroll on January 2nd, 2011 by Ron Glover


As the 2010-11 NFL regular season wraps up today, there is still some unfinished business as far as the playoff picture goes. In the AFC South (Colts/Jaguars) and NFC West (Rams/Seahawks), a division winner has yet to be crowned which in turn effects the wildcard picture. The final NFC Wildcard spot will go to either the Buccaneers, Giants or Packers.

Of course the key games today are those involving the aforementioned teams, other games that may peak your interest are: Eagles/Cowboys, Bengals/Ravens, Steelers/Browns, Raiders/Chiefs and Chargers/Broncos.

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