December 22, 2014

NFL Open Thread: The Minister Of Defense

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Reggie White earned the nickname "The Minister of Defense" as a senior at Tennessee. The moniker surely had to do with something more than the fact that he became an ordained minister at the age of 17. That became instantly apparent when he began his … [Read more...]

POU Weekly NFL Picks and Week Fifteen Winner

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Only 2 Weeks left! Who's in the lead?? Well, for this week, the lead is taken over by: SAGITTARIUS! … [Read more...]

NFL Open Thread: Marlin the Magician

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Marlin "The Magician" Briscoe On September 29, 1968, the Denver Broncos sent rookie Marlin Briscoe into action at quarterback with just under 10 minutes to play in the home opener against the Boston Patriots. The 14th round draft pick … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African Americans in Rodeo Sports

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Welcome to the weekend POU! Today we feature women who've made their marks in rodeo sports. Verna Hightower Verna Hightower was a multiple winner of the barrel racing sport on both the black rodeo and white rodeo circuits. She was the … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African Americans and Rodeo Sports

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TGIF POU! Today we feature the unheralded but oh so important pickup man. Meet the only African American in the history of rodeo to take on this role. Jeff Rector Jeff Rector never set out to make history. The Minnesota rodeo rider is … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African Americans and Rodeo Sports

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Good Morning POU! Today's feature is Fred Whitfield. Born on Aug. 5, 1967, in Houston, Fred Whitfield grew up roping anything and everything in sight. Little did he know at the time that his talent would take him to the pinnacle of ProRodeo … [Read more...]

POU Weekly NFL Picks and Week Fourteen Winner

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Can't believe the season is almost over! We had one winner this week and she smoked! Tunisia with the 14 score! … [Read more...]