Found May 19, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
The world is watching Chicago this weekend, but it’s not to see the 19-21 White Sox take on the 15-24 Cubs. Solider Field will host an event with worldwide interest and global implications, but it’s not the Bears vs. a rival NFC power for the chance to go to the Super Bowl. On Sunday and Monday, President Barack Obama is home to host the NATO Summit 2012. (Complete with shoot-to-kill, no-fly-zone above the skies of Chicago). And Sunday night includes a working dinner with leaders of all the NATO nations at Soldier Field, home of the Bears. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be here, along with British Prime Minister David Cameron, even Afghanistan U.S. installed puppet, uhm I mean sovereign president Hamid Karzai. From the Chicago Tribune: Earlier in the day, Michelle Obama is expected to host an outing for NATO leaders’ spouses to the Gary Comer Youth Center on the South Side. The youth center, at 7200 S. Ingleside, is an architecturally significant building that provides extra...

Q & A With Bears Safety Trevor Coston

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Jenny McCarthy, Who Plans to Pose for Playboy, Dating Brian Urlacher (Photos)

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Marshall thinks Bears can win Super Bowl

With his legal woes now out of the way, Brandon Marshall is returning his focus to football. He's also wasting no time aiming big. As in, a trip to New Orleans in February big. During an appearance on ESPN's "First Take" Friday, the Bears receiver gushed over the potential of his new team, emphasizing how they have the potential to win the Super Bowl, USA...

Did You Know? 5/19/2012

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Obama Announces $3bn To Fight Africa’s Hunger

African countries will get 3 Billion Dollars from the United States to fight hunger and malnutrition. US President Barack Obama made the pledge at the opening of the G8 summit Friday. It is good news especially for the four African leaders including President Mills who are participating in the summit. President Mills in his address pledged his government?s commitment to ensuring...

British PM Dave Cameron, President Obama, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Watching The Champions League Final Together

Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom, President Barack Obama, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and others were captured in a brilliant photo while taking in the overtime shootout of the Chelsea vs. Bayern Munich Champions League final, in the Laurel Cabin conference room during the G8 Summit at Camp David...

Rising conservative maverick behind Wright blitz

The wealthy executive who considered and then dropped a proposal to revive controversy over the relationship between President Barack Obama and his former pastor is a rising conservative maverick with ties to the Chicago Cubs baseball team. He's also linked to a ''super'' political action committee that bankrolled an upset in Nebraska's recent Republican...

Robert Griffin III: President Obama would play ball 'with' me, not 'against' me

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In the clear: no charges for Brandon Marshall in NY nightclub incident

The New York Police Department has decided there is not enough evidence to charge Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall for an incident at a nightclub where a woman accused him of punching her in the face. Christin Myles filed a complaint with the police that Marshall had hit her on the face following a fight outside a club. He has denied being involved in the fight as he...
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