Tag Archive | Sports

Having CURLING withdrawal? TRY this NEW NETWORK! (HINT: CURLING CLUB of VIRGINIA on TODAY!)

I found this NEW Internet network – TESN.US (Twelfth End Sports Network) that broadcasts curling from around the nation: n 2010, the 12th End Sports Network began as a way for our competitive curling team to document and learn from video game review. What started as an iPod Touch pointed at the ice from behind […]

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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ARTICLE in FOREIGN POLICY MAGAZINE raises useful issues on SPORTS and POLITICS!

This article is in Foreign Policy magazine and it raises how sports usually is not a good vehicle for diplomacy: This should hardly come as a surprise. While International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials and diplomats the world over sing the praises of sporting diplomacy, the idea that athletics can break down barriers and advance peace […]

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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WATCH the ABOLITIONISTS on PBS but WATCH for HISTORICAL NONSENSE!

I am excited that PBS (No, I am not going soft – PBS should be denationalized and privatized!) is going to show a three part (Can I say mini-series?) event through their American Experience brand on The Abolitionists. I have tremendous admiration and respect for the abolitionists and consider William Lloyd Garrison a spiritual mentor […]

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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THIS LANCE ARMSTRONG thing is BEGINNING to REALLY SMELL…is it SPORTS IMPERIALISM? MAYBE of a DIFFERENT KIND – the UN KIND!

I have been concerned about the Lance Armstrong case from the beginning.  It got more concerned when I read an article on August 25 in Daytona Beach (here is the generic AP article) that said several interesting things.  It is actually not up to the US Anti-Doping Agency to take away Armstrong’s Tour de France […]

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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SAY IT AIN’T SO, LANCE! PERHAPS there is a deeper lesson here…

I was thrilled at Tour de France time when Lance Armstrong was winning all those races.  it was great, he was an American dominating a European sport, it was almost like a superhero – the mountain stages were Armstrong’s specialty – and we just knew he’d win and usually in overwhelming fashion. And the best […]

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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BUTLER JOINING ATLANTIC-10 in 2013-14 season! Heard it HERE first!

As speculated right here at Virginia Right, Butler Bulldogs are joining the Atlantic 10: Butler will officially join the Atlantic 10 for the 2013-14 season on Wednesday, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiation process told ESPN.com on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs will leave the Horizon League in all sports and join the A-10 […]

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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VOTE YES for the TIM TEBOW BILL! HOMESCHOOLERS should be allowed to DO SPORTS in their school district!

Thanks to Lynn Mitchell (SWAC Girl) for reminding me that the vote on HB 947, the bill that allows homeschoolers to compete in sports as if they were in the public schools. Here’s Lynn’s FB comment: “Tebow Bill” HB 947 will be voted on today in the House. I’m asking my delegate Dickie Bell 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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Former Lt. Gov. Hagar Signing the Spending Revolt Bus at Cantor Roundup

Leaving the 7th District Roundup yesterday, I happened upon Virginia’s former Lt. Governor John Hagar signing the Spending Revolt bus, which was parked st the entrance to the annual Roundup sponsored by Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor. The bus has thousands of signatures from anyone and everyone. The bus also sports a fresh Virginia Right! signature! […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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CURLING IS SWEEPING THE SOUTH and in VIRGINIA TOO!

This video shows the inaugural curling event for the Charlotte Centre Curling Club in North Carolina.  (Courtesy CN2 of Charlotte)  There were 24 curlers on real ice!  But the video advises us it took four years of hard work to bring it about. However curling in sweeping the South!  Yes, curling, that sport with rocks […]

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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SHOULD THE NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNEY EXPAND TO 96 TEAMS?

Tom warned you I might write about sports.  I try not to present sports as news (who beat whom – unless its that SAINTS beat COLTS thing or something like that :)) but rather the policy and decision-making behind sports.  Several writers have discussed the proposed expansion of the NCAA tourney to 96 teams.  Syracuse’s […]

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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Tom White Says:

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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