Tag Archive | Olympic Basketball

THE OLYMPIC BASKETBALL ISSUE is not only SPORTS IMPERIALISM but its APPROACHING TITLES of NOBILITY!

Every reader of this blog knows my feelings about the pro athletes in the Olympics as being sports imperialism.  Only the larger nations can realistically have a pro league or pro program sufficient to have a realistic chance to win a medal in the Games.  Thus pro athletes rob smaller nations of a chance at […]

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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WON’T ANYONE STAND UP for WHAT’S RIGHT when it comes to OLYMPIC BASKETBALL? NOT RUSSIA or LITHUANIA!

We already know that the NBA blog and presumedly the players do not like the proposed Stern 23 and under rule for Olympic Basketball. And while it is not a complete victory, as William Wilberforce would say (he endorsed a neutral bill that had the tendency to eliminate 80% of the British slave trade), it […]

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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OUTRAGEOUS SCORE in OLYMPIC BASKETBALL GAME SHOWS WHY PRO ATHLETES have NO PLACE in the OLYMPICS!

156-73 I don’t know what to say I am so angry.  I want to join the President Obama apology tour.  This kind of outrageous mismatch is exactly the reason why the pro athletes must GO from the Olympic games.  They skew the results so as to hinder true competition.  They offend other nations needlessly.  (And […]

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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SOMEONE WHO DOESN’T GET IT: FURCHTGOTT at REAL CLEAR SPORTS on OLYMPIC SOCCER!

Yesterday, I blogged on someone who DOES GET IT:  Michael Callahan at the Philly Post! Today, Theodore Furchtgott, at Real Clear Sports takes the opposite position:  Olympic Soccer should be more like basketball!  Yes, really: And though the Olympic basketball cannot match the NBA in terms of general quality, Team USA will include such household […]

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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VECSEY at NEW YORK POST: DREAM TEAM NOT WORTH GLORIFYING! RIGHT but NOT FAR ENOUGH!

When I read the caption I was pleased:  What does that mean?  Are the major sportwriters starting to come around on how pros and greed have ruined Olympic Basketball?  Well, I am cautiously optimistic after seeing this article in the NY Post.  Here are highlights: IRONIC how yesterday was Flag Day and here we are, […]

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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