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SERENA Evolution

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/29/2022 - 08:25
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Throughout nearly three decades of her professional career, Serena Williams has positioned herself as one of the top tennis superstars.

Serena is a winner once again. The GOAT was victorious in the final tennis tournament of her storied career, opened singles play with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Danka Kovinić in the first round of the US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

RIP: Vin Scully

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/03/2022 - 20:30
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He was born in The Bronx and cut his broadcasting teeth in Los Angeles. Vin Scully was the master voice of Major League Baseball.

Vincent Edward Scully was a retired American sportscaster. He was best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, beginning in 1950 and ending in 2016.

Baseball fanatics who went to the ballpark would take their transistor radios with them to hear Vin explain to them what they were watching and what was happening on the field.

Minnie Miñoso

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/24/2022 - 20:37
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These superstar athletes spoke of the racism and cruelties they endured while becoming the greatest ballplayers in the entire world.

They spoke proudly of their Cuban, Dominican and Michigan #USA roots as well as the perseverance and fight it took that led them to baseball immortality.

Baseball has been berry, berry bad to Orestes "Minnie" Miñoso, nicknamed "The Cuban Comet" May God forgive folks at  Cooperstown.

The Secret is Out

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/15/2022 - 11:44
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CBS has announced the next season of the popular network Original reality series SECRET CELEBRITY RENOVATION ON FRIDAYS.

Secret Celebrity Renovation stacks up against other CBS TV shows. Secret Celebrity Renovation has been renewed for another season which will debut on July 29, 2022.

This prime-time Friday night show gives celebrities in sports, and entertainment the unique opportunity to gift a surprise home renovation to a meaningful person who helped guide them to success, or stardom.

USA Pay Equity

Submitted by ub on Thu, 05/19/2022 - 03:10
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USA Soccer will finally start paying Women's and Men's teams the same after years of finial in a milestone American agreement.

A question that has yet to be answered is, why did it take so damn long, folks? This is basic civility - Human Rights 101

The USA Soccer Federation has reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

Russian Olympic Cheaters

Submitted by ub on Sat, 02/12/2022 - 05:51
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A Russian tested positive for trimetazidine, an angina medication banned in sports, in a sample given at St. Petersburg championships.

World Class Ass

Submitted by ub on Fri, 02/04/2022 - 11:12
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The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing China includes a message and a suggestion for everyone. No political protests, please?

It is bad enough that Communist dictators continue holding on to power over their people. However, world athletes have gathered to compete celebrate, as the International Olympic Committee continues to ban the Russian flag following their doping scandal. Athletes are there to compete without cheating or using any enhancement drugs. which are banned. 

Liar Lost Admirer

Submitted by ub on Sun, 01/16/2022 - 08:32
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Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic is deported from Australia after losing visa, dashing his hopes of defending his tennis title 

Australian authorities uphold decision to cancel Serbian Novak Djokovic’s visa. An Australian Federal Court panel has dismissed Djokovic's appeal after he challenged Immigration Minister Alex Hawke’s decision to cancel his visa.

The high court panel returned their unanimous decision just a day before the World No.1 ranked tennis player was set to play his first match of the Australian Open.

Baseball Grand Slam

Submitted by ub on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 08:02
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Kudos to Minnie Miñoso, a pioneer Cuban in the Negro League. He played seasons with the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.