2.19.2016

WHY IS PETE ROSE STILL BANNED FROM THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME?


Pete Rose, whose career with the Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies holds many major league records, was banned from baseball for life for gambling on games.

It seems to me that the punishment Pete Rose has endured is more than unfair. Gambling or sports betting is common place these days and sports figures get away with much more than betting.

Was he involved in steroid abuse or tied up with organized crime as well? Why this extreme punishment for Pete?  netbet sports uk 

Why are we able to ignore more  felonious criminal behavior in our athletic heroes and yet still keep Charlie Hustle still on the self...Just sayin....

Some writers didn't care that he gambled and were prepared to vote for him for what he did on the field. But the Hall of Fame changed the rules to punish him. When Giamatti banned Rose from baseball, he did not ban Rose from the Hall of Fame. Technically, the commissioner did not have the power to do that.

Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a letter sent to Rose and made public that baseball's hits king hasn't been completely honest about his gambling. The commissioner also noted that Rose continues to bet on baseball legally, even though his gambling got him into trouble, making it an "unacceptable risk" to let him back in the game.

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2.02.2016

THE PEOPLE VS OJ SIMPSON: PREMIERES TONIGHT AT 10PM ON FX CHANNEL!


The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
PREMIERES TONIGHT | 10PM

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide.

Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD’s history with the city’s African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt.

From Executive Producers Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski and Brad Falchuk,

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story stars John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, David Schwimmer, Courtney B. Vance, Sterling Brown, Nathan Lane, Kenneth Choi, Christian Clemenson and Bruce Greenwood. The limited series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions.

http://www.fxnetworks.com/video/590855747929

GROUND HOG DAY 2016!


PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning means he’s “predicted” an early spring.


Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the “forecast” at sunrise, just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Heck we have had Spring all Winter here in Ann Arbor...

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