February 8, 2016

Super Bowl 50 Open Thread

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POU Weekly NFL Picks – Conference Game Winners and Super Bowl Picks!

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Admiral Komack, MsKitty, KennyMack, Sagittarius and BluMilw all picked both the AFC and NFC Title Game winners with KennyMack taking the lead! … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Making History-Black Men and Women in Swimming

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This week's open threads highlighted the impact that blacks or people with African descent have had on swimming. Alia Shanee Atkinson (born December 11, 1988) is a Jamaican swimmer and Olympian. She competed at the 2004 Olympics, and four … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Making History-Black Men and Women in Swimming

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Anthony Lee Ervin (born May 26, 1981) is an American competition swimmer who has won two Olympic medals and two World Championship golds. At the 2000 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle, and earned a silver medal as a … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Making History-Black Men and Women in Swimming

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Sabir Muhammad is one of the most well-known African American swimmers for his achievements in the sport. Muhammad earned and accepted a full scholarship to swim for the Stanford Cardinal in 1994 and was the first African American to compete for the … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Making History-Black Men and Women in Swimming

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Maritza Correia (born December 23, 1981), also known by her married name Maritza McClendon, is an Olympic swimmer from the United States. When she qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team in 2004, she became the first Puerto Rican of African descent to be … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Making History- Black Men and Women in Swimming

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Simone Manuel (born August 2, 1996) is an American competition swimmer. She currently holds the American record in the 100-yard freestyle. … [Read more...]