Pssst! Ryan (Braun), about that 2011 NL MVP?

Posted in Blogroll on July 22nd, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Benny Sieu/USA Today)

Major League Baseball just blew the lid off Ryan Braun’s season.

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been suspended for the rest of the season by Major League Baseball for violations of the joint drug and treatment program.

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NFL Questions and Answers: Can the Baltimore Ravens equal last season’s success?

Posted in Blogroll on July 22nd, 2013 by Ron Glover

(UPI)

Can the 2013 Baltimore Ravens thrive in the shadow of the great Ray Lewis?

With the completion of my first Fantasy Football draft, it’s safe to say I’m ready to hear the cracking of the pads. We’re seven weeks from kicking off the 2013 season, but  it’s never to get the chatter going.

So let’s get started.

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Denver Broncos star Von Miller faces 4-game suspension for violating NFL policy

Posted in Blogroll on July 22nd, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Denver Post)

The specifics of Von Miller’s pending suspension are unknown.

Von Miller was runner-up to the 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans. If his appeal with the NFL falls through the two-time Pro Bowler will get off to a late start in 2013.

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Tip-Off for 7/22/13 (featuring George Clinton): Black male in mistaken vehicle killed by police in Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted in Blogroll on July 22nd, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Arkansas Online)

Residents of Little Rock, Arkansas are protesting the shooting death of Deon Williams.

One year after the mysterious death of Chavis Carter, the Little Rock Police Department in coming under fire for the shooting death of a black male, who did not fire at pursuing officers.

A police officer shot and killed Deon Williams after stopping him in what was alleged to be a stolen vehicle.

By the time the vehicle was ruled not stolen, Williams was already dead.

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