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The Dream Team vs.The Real 2012 Men’s USA Basketball Team???

August 13, 2012

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This year marked the 20th anniversary of the original “Dream Team” winning gold at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. Now that sports debate is at an all-time high, it didn’t take long for the comparisons to begin. Old versus new, who would win? The speculation if the 92 Dream Team played the 2012 Team USA was fueled when member of 2012 Team USA, Kobe Bryant […]

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Thoughts of A Diehard Knicks Fan

February 21, 2012

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Back in 1991, while riding in the car with my father, an advertisement came on the radio about the Knicks first game of the season with their new head coach Pat Riley. I had no idea who Pat Riley was, no idea about his playing career with the Knicks or his two championships with the “Showtime” Los Angeles […]

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Next Top Role Model

December 14, 2011

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Eleven girls were suspended from Kenmore East High School in Buffalo, NY, for using the word “Nigger” in pre-game chants. On December 2, 2011, 15 year-old Tyra Batts (picture above), a player on the Girls Basketball team at Kenmore East High School heard the chant for the first time and took offense to it.  This is […]

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Just Fine and Sandy?!?!

December 13, 2011

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Former Offensive Assistant for Penn State Football Team, Jerry Sandusky, (left) and the recently fired Syracuse Assistant Basketball Coach, Bernie Fine, (right) have casted dark clouds over each of their former universities. Not too long after Sandusky was arrested for sex abuse (story details here), a story aired on ESPN’s Outside The Lines about Bernie […]

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JOe PaterNO Fired!!! Students Occupy Penn State

November 10, 2011

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After 62 years, a legacy has ended at Penn State. The most winningest coach in division one college football, Joe Paterno has been fired. Paterno was the head coach for 45 years at Penn State, and had only 3 games left in this current season, but the current sexual abuse case that occurred right under his nose in […]

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A Decade Later: Prospect Park Tennis Center Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2011

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Ten years later New York is still rebuilding, the Pentagon has been repaired, and those lives that were lost are still remembered. 9/11/2001 was a dark day in history. I’ve only read about, or seen kamikaze missions in movies, but, never would I have expected to see something of that nature in real life. Some […]

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Destiny for Japan, FIFA Women’s World Cup Champions!!!

July 17, 2011

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The 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Finals was set for a match between Japan, who were the sentimental favorites as the country continues to recover from devastation after an earthquake in March, against the U.S., who were the overall favorites to win.  In the first period, the U.S. had at least half-dozen opportunities to knock in the first goal of […]

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