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September 29, 2014 Front Page No Comments

sean-groubert  Michael Brown, an unarmed 18 year old black shot by officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson Missouri. Oscar Grant, a 23 year old black man in Oakland California who shot in the back while being detained by officer Johannes Mehserle. Sean Bell, a black man in Queens New York who was shot to death on the morning before his wedding by plainclothes and undercover officers. These are not isolated incidents and police officers are shooting black men across the nation from the east and west coast without any justification.

Which brings us to the case of Levar Jones and South Carolina state trooper Sean Groubert. Groubert pulled over Jones for a seat belt violation on September 4th. Groubert asked Jones for his license and when Jones turned back towards his car and reached inside to get the license which Groubert asked for, Groubert shot Jones, who was unarmed, in the hip.

This incident has a “happier” ending than the others as Groubert was fired, arrested, and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. The amount of these type of incidents occurring in America clearly shows we have a problem. Not all police are bad and not all black men are criminals who have a gun on them. I don’t know exactly what can be done to get a level of trust and understanding back in our community, both citizens and police, but action is needed and soon before more incidents like this happen. (Click here to see the dash cam footage, warning graphic)

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2014 NFL Preview: AFC

September 5, 2014 Front Page No Comments

AFCThe 2014 NFL season kicked off last night with the Seattle Seahawks beating the Green Bay Packers to start the season. The season will wrap up on February 1st, 2015 with Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. We previously previewed the NFC, but there’s still another conference left. So how do we think the AFC is going to play out and which team will represent the conference in the Super Bowl? Here is part two of our 2014 NFL preview and predicted order of finish for of all the teams in the AFC including our AFC Championship, Super Bowl, and awards prediction.

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2014 NFL Preview: NFC

September 4, 2014 Front Page, Sports 1 Comment

NFC logo The 2014 NFL season kicks off today, Thursday September 4th, with the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks taking on the Green Bay Packers at 830 pm EST on NBC. The season will wrap up on February 1st, 2015 with Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. So how do we think the NFC is going to play out and which team will represent the conference in the Super Bowl? Here is part one of our 2014 NFL preview and predicted order of finish for of all the teams in the NFC including our NFC Championship prediction.

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2014 World Cup Guide & Predictions: Part 2

June 13, 2014 Front Page, Sports No Comments

worldcup2 Soccer fever is as high as it gets as the 2014 World Cup in Brazil kicks off this Thursday June 12th. The World Cup runs from June 12th until the championship game on July 13th. The first United States match is on June 16th at 7 PM vs. Ghana and all games during the tournament will be televised in the United Stats on ABC & the ESPN networks. This year’s official World Cup song is “We Are One (Ola Ola)” by Pitbull feat. Jennifer Lopez & Claudia Leitte.

This, the 20th World Cup, could very likely wind up being the most watched worldwide sporting event ever. In part 1 of our preview (click here) we covered groups A-D which included teams like Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Japan, Ivory Coast, England, Italy, & others. Now in part 2 of our preview below we give you a look at groups E-H which includes The United States who are in Group G which is considered this year’s “Group of Death” (the name given to the consensus most difficult group at each World Cup). So click through to see the 2nd part of our preview and enjoy this year’s World Cup!

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2014 World Cup Guide & Predictions: Part 1

June 10, 2014 Front Page, Sports 1 Comment

Worldcup1The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil kicks off this Thursday June 12th at 4 PM with the home squad Brazil taking on Croatia. The World Cup runs until the championship game on July 13th. The first United States match will be on June 16th at 7 PM vs. Ghana. All games during the tournament will be televised in the United States on ABC & the ESPN networks.

This is the 20th World Cup and it could wind up being the most watched worldwide sporting event ever. 32 countries from 5 soccer confederations will take part, with 8 groups of 4 teams each during group play. The top 2 teams from each group will then advance to the knockout stage, which is a single elimination bracket format that starts with a round of 16 teams.

Spain is the defending World Cup champion, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in the 2010 World Cup Final. The previous 4 World Cups held in South America were all won by a South American team. Host Brazil is one of the favorites to win it all this year, but how good are they and what are the other teams like in this World Cup? Well, we’ve got you covered. Below is part 1 of our World Cup preview including groups A-D & who we think will advance from the groups. Look for part 2 which features groups E-H (including the U.S.) & our prediction for the World Cup final. Enjoy!

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