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Group calls for Native American Civil Rights enforcement

The Center for American Progress released a report Tuesday that looked at the impact the nicknames and mascots had on Native American and Alaska Native Youth. The reports concluded that children from these groups are negatively impacted by names, such as what the Washington team uses in the NFL, and the Education Department needs to enforce the civil rights afforded to these groups...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul Introduces President Barack Obama and ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Program

Los Angeles Clippers’ guard and NBA Players Association President, Chris Paul, introduces President Barack Obama and the “My Brother’s Keeper” Program which helps reduce the dropout rates among minority youth. The post Chris Paul Introduces President Barack Obama and ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Program appeared first on Hooped Up.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Everton FC G Tim Howard on World Cup experience

This summer, America fell in love with their goalkeeper, as Tim Howard became an even bigger national hero during the men’s World Cup. Howard is a PETA advocate, animal rights activist and part-time broadcaster. He’s idealistic and media savvy. Tim Howard is probably the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. The Everton stopper from New Jersey, USA might actually be the best...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Everton keeper Tim Howard on the future of the game

This summer, America fell in love with their goalkeeper, as Tim Howard became an even bigger national hero during the men’s World Cup. Howard is a PETA advocate, animal rights activist and part-time broadcaster. He’s idealistic and media savvy. Tim Howard is probably the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. The Everton stopper from New Jersey, USA might actually be the best...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Norm MacDonald ‘s offensive 1998 ESPYs routine

The ESPYs, and ESPN for that matter, were a completely different animal back in 1998. When Norm MacDonald hosted the show, the sixth edition, it was a completely different media world. Especially so in sports media. MacDonald opens his monologue with a Monica Lewinsky joke and closes with an O.J. punchline. Oh man, this is beyond politically incorrect and offensive on so many levels...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest Updates on Arturo Vidal to Man United transfer situation

Time for your daily Arturo Vidal is coming to Manchester United update. We’ll look at what media outlets in which countries are confirming that the transfer has been sealed. After all there’s media in three countries interested in this: Juventus (Italy) his current club, Chile (where he was a national star for the World Cup team) and United (England of course!) Here’s the latest...
Via The Sports Bank
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arturo Vidal to Manchester United almost done, says Chile TV

Time for your daily Arturo Vidal is coming to Manchester United update. We’ll look at what media outlets in which countries are confirming that the transfer has been sealed. After all there’s media in three countries interested in this: Juventus (Italy) his current club, Chile (where he was a national star for the World Cup team) and United (England of course!) Chilevision is...
Via The Sports Bank
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama Throws Up ‘Hook ‘Em Horns’ During Visit to Austin (PHOTO)

During his visit to Austin, TX, last week, Barack Obama demonstrated several times how fully aware he was of his presence in Longhorns territory. I think we can officially say that this man is a...Story
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama Hits the Links with ESPN’s Michael Wilbon

President Barack Obama isn’t necessarily shy when it comes to hanging out with celebrities. In fact, he’s been kind to those in Hollywood and the sports world. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Obama hit the links with ESPN’s Michael Wilbon on Saturday.  The Associated Press paints a picture of how the gold four-some went down in Maryland on Saturday. The White...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama Throws Up The Hook ‘Em Horns On His Trip To Austin

President Barack Obama took a trip to Austin, Texas this week, and did what the POTUS is supposed to do on trips to American cities: discussed policies relevant to the area, ate at local food establishments, and found ways to rally the community around him. Luckily for Obama, the last part of that was easy for him to accomplish. During the trip to the city that houses the University...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings Take The Cup On The Road

A month after winning the coveted Stanley Cup, the Los Angeles Kings have embarked on their second victory tour in three years. In the past, the Cup has seen and experienced the world, bringing to everyone’s mind, if only the Cup could talk. In 2012 Willie Mitchell of the Kings took a helicopter to the top of Mount Benedict in British Columbia and posed with the Cup. Following...
Via Beyond The Benches
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tottenham Hotspur supporter articulates magic of White Hart Lane

  On July 26th, the Chicago Fire will host Tottenham Hotspur in an international friendly. The Spurs have something in common with the Chicago Cubs of MLB. Both play in a historic and colorful stadium (Wrigley Field and White Hart Lane) located smack dab in a neighborhood in a huge, thriving metropolis. Hence, I know a few Cubs fans here who also happen to be Tottenham Hotspur supporters...
Via The Sports Bank
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool transfer gossip: Leiva, Shaqiri, Lucas, Markovic, Origi

It appears The Reds have lost out on Alexis Sanchez, as it’s pretty much a done deal that he’s headed to Arsenal. More on that here. However, it’s been a very productive summer thus far in Anfield with the signings of Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Rickie Lambert. Who’s coming next? Let’s talk Liverpool transfer gossip. -Liverpool will supposedly sell Brazilian midfielder...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool to play AS Roma in Football at Fenway Park (TV info)

Are you seeing Red? The Reds and the Red Sox come together as NBCSN will televise Liverpool’s first match in the United States this year. Liverpool will meet AS Roma in a “Football at Fenway” friendly at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday, July 23, it was announced today. Both Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Red Sox are owned by John W. Henry, who has an estimated net...
Via The Sports Bank
16 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama Was The Frat Prez Yesterday

President Barack Obama visited Denver, Colorado where he became the Frat Prez for a day when a marijuana smoker in the c…
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tottenham Hotspur re-sign with shirt sponsor, kits to remain hideous

My fellow American over at SB Nation had an eye-catching headline today: “5 more years with an ugly-ass shirt sponsor .” That pretty much sums it up. The red letters just don’t work on a blue and white kit. Can’t they make the letters blue on the shirt? The site, SB Nation’s Tottenham Hotspur blog is called “Cartilage Free Captain,” and Kevin McCauley writes: “never...
Via The Sports Bank
18 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Michigan State football season promo GET HYPED!

Michigan State football returned to national prominence in 2013. The Spartans are now back to what they were in the Duffy Daugherty era. Almost.  MSU went 13-1, 8-0 in conference and own the Big Ten title and the Rose Bowl. College Football Playoff berth is the next goal for Michigan State football, and it won’t be easy given all the talent that graduated on defense. One Michigan...
Via The Sports Bank
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Howard: from Manchester United flop to Intl superstar

Tim Howard is probably the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. He had his finest season ever Everton in 2013-14, and he’s signed with the club now until 2018. The New Jersey, USA might actually be the best keeper in the world; period. He’s come a very long ways since the difficult spell he had during the Manchester United portion of his career. a great piece on this topic...
Via The Sports Bank
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey Tweeted At President Obama, Asking Him To Come Honor The Seminoles For Their BCS Title

It’s become an American tradition. If you win a national championship – in either college or the pros – you get to visit the White House and meet the President of the United States and members of his staff. But for whatever reason, that hasn’t happened for the Florida State Seminoles football team, which won the BCS title this past January. The official reasoning thus far...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson chats White House visit

Leading up to July 4 weekend, Jimmie Johnson, Rick Hendrick, crew chief Chad Knaus and members of the No. 48 team had the chance to meet President Barack Obama at the White House, in honor of their 2013 Sprint Cup Championship. “The experience was amazing to share with my family – and (the) few moments of private time that we all had is something I will cherish forever,” said...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama congratulates USMNT in 4th of July address

(Credit. philly.com) Despite being eliminated from the World Cup, the United States Men’s National Team gained a lot of new fans and believers along the way. They made soccer popular in American, even if it was just for three weeks. Friday morning, President Barack Obama gave his annual 4th of July address, which he kicked off with a congratulations to the USMNT and goalkeeper...
Via Sports-Kings
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Brown teases Obama about Blackhawks during call

The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup in five games against the New York Rangers. In the Western Conference Final, the Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in seven games.  The Blackhawks just so happen to be the team that Barack Obama, President of the Unites States of America is a fan of. So when Kings captain Dustin Brown received a congratulatory phone call from the most...
Via Around The Rink
22 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Everton G, U.S. Natl Hero Tim Howard gets call from Obama

Tim Howard is probably the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. The Everton stopper from New Jersey, USA might actually be the best keeper in the world; period. He’s certainly the most talked about footballer on Earth at the moment. And for good reason. He set a new World Cup record – and almost helped America reach the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time in...
Via The Sports Bank
22 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: White Sox promo ponchos resemble KKK robes

And you thought the Chicago Cubs were failing miserably with their promotions and marketing. At least the north-siders never had a ballpark giveaway that strikingly resembled the outerwear of a white supremacist organization founded by sons of the confederacy. Yes, the Chicago White Sox gave away white hooded rain ponchos last night. On one hand, it did rain at that specific game...
Via The Sports Bank
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama congratulates Kings, Dustin Brown takes Hawks jab

President Barack Obama has been busy racking up the phone minutes the last couple of days, recently calling not only American soccer stars Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard but Stanley Cup champion and Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown. With general manager Dean Lombardi beaming by Brown's side, the Ithaca, NY, native and the president had a quick conversation where Obama congratulated...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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