Tag Archive | Olympic Athletes

ONE MORE IMPACT of the PROFESSIONALIZATION of amateur sports: Track and Field athletes forming a UNION?

I was trying to decide how to feel about this article:  Appalled or thrilled?  I have a bit of both feelings based on who the  parties are and their positions: On one side is the track and field athletes, prohibited by the (other side) IOC from even mentioning sponsors that have helped them get to […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WILL BOTSWANA WIN THAT FIRST MEDAL? FEEL the ANXIETY and EXCITEMENT!

Here’s a website from a Botswana newspaper about the five Olympic athletes carrying the hopes of a nation in the 2012 Games in London.  Apparently the boxer Oteng Oteng is also a potential medalist, too.  He boxes in the flyweight division.  (I was a 98 lb wrestler so I understand the light division!)  One highlight: […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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LET’S MAKE THIS CLEAR: I DO SUPPORT our OLYMPIC ATHLETES! I WANT THEM TO WIN! BUT…DO IT RIGHT!

I have written and posted some hard-hitting posts on the Olympics.  I like to use words and phrases to get people to read and think (My hero and role model for this is William Lloyd Garrison the abolitionist agitator and he had tough words to say about a number of issues) such as “sports imperialism” […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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THE OLYMPICS are TOTALLY DEBASED by PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES; LET’S STOP IT! I’ve HAD IT! I WILL NOT ROOT for USA BASKETBALL in THIS OLYMPICS or ANY ONE until the pros are GONE!

This is an extraordinary article in the AP by Paul Newberry on the statements Dwayne Wade of the NBA made in regard to the Olympic Games.  Here is Newberry’s talk on the Wade remarks: A day earlier, Wade was quoted as saying there should be some compensation for NBA stars who give up a good […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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