2017 NBA All-Star Game Will No Longer Be Played In North Carolina

The NBA announced on Thursday that the 2017 All-Star game will not occur in Charlotte, citing North Carolina's House Bill 2 as the reason for the move. House Bill 2, also known as HB2 or the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, is an anti-LGBT legislation passed in March which forces

The Land of Second Chances

With the recent reinstatement of Oregon RB LeGarrette Blount, the era of second chances continues in the world of sports. America is and always has been a land of second chances. Throughout America’s history, immigrants have fled from persecution, whether it be religious, racial, or economic, to start anew in the

Hope Will Rise…

As India prepares to pick up the pieces from the horrific attacks in Mumbai last week, the world sends their collective thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims and a hope that an end to such senseless acts of violence will one day run its course.  10 men,

Giving Thanks For Opportunity

Ah, Thanksgiving.  The one true American holiday where everyone, regardless of race, religion or creed, come together to celebrate and give thanks for the simple fact of being American.  It is a holiday chock full of tradition, turkey and football as well as the holiday that allows us to eat

Hockey Mom-ents of Weakness

With the election 3 weeks behind us, a new administration building their cabinet and Senator McCain’s forthcoming meeting with President-elect Obama to discuss a way to ensure that the United States has an efficient and effective government to represent it, one thing remains on the minds of every American from


My man Chris Linn, VP of Marketing at InsideVenture and currently working on a cool new social networking utility focusing on the college lifestyle passed along the above video about a month ago. He worked on its creation along with some others. I thought that the message was

Philly-ing Out Your Ballot

On July 4th, 1776, the city of Philadelphia was ground zero for the experiment that was to be known as American Democracy; a beautiful idea that would give the people of this new society a voice to be heard, a haven to practice religion freely, and the unprecedented opportunity to elecPt