Category Archives: Sports

Monday Open Thread

Top of the week to you! ICYMI- Some great TENNIS! How they got there: PBO, we LOVE YOU!

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. You know how much I love swimming, so this story made me smile. From the Washington Post: The future of U.S. swimming is 6 feet 9, … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday, Everyone. ICYMI Serena Williams defeats sister Venus at the Australian Open to win record 23rd grand slam title. SHE’S DONE IT! No. 23@serenawilliams is your #AusOpen 2017 women’s singles champion. 🏆 pic.twitter.com/LC6fpWi3Ik — #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 28, 2017 … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: Remembering Ed Temple, Tennessee State’s Legendary Track Coach

Mr. Temple passed away at the age of 89. What he did at his HBCU without megafunds is more than impressive. It’s the stuff legends are made of. Ed Temple with, from left, Carla Mims, Edith McGuire, Vivian Brown and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: Congratulations, Serena Williams!!

Serena Willams won her 307th Grand Slam match, passing Martina Navratilova to become winningest woman in Grand Slam history. SERENA did that!! 2016 US Open scores and bracket: Serena Williams earns historic 307th Grand Slam match win By James Brady … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | ‎Simone Biles‬

#‎SimoneBiles‬ Gymnastics United States

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WNBA Players Speak Against Police Brutality

Well now, what do WNBA hope to gain with their antics of intimidation and attempts to SILENCE a league of predominately BLACK WOMEN for wearing T-Shirts with “BLACK LIVES MATTER’ and speaking out about POLICE KILLINGS of BLACKS? And COMPLETELY … Continue reading

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