Tag Archive: The Ball Is Not All

Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Commercial Already at 6 Million Hits

I am a VW Passat driver. I love my car, so this commercial, The Force, probably makes me warmer and fuzzier than most. This spot speaks to the kid in us all. I vividly remember running around the house as a child in my own fantasy land, and there certainly were times when my parents …

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Charles Barkley Invades Cyberspace

Charles Barkley

The good folks over at the Turner Sports and Entertainment Digital Network decided to launch a Charles Barkley-centered website, CharlesBarkley.com. What say Ballertainment? Ingenious. Charles is one of, if not the funniest and most charismatic sports personalities on the tube. Is he perfect? By no means. But, the man works his shtick like no other. …

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Ballanthropy: Terrell Owens Takes On Alzheimer’s Disease

NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens visited CNN studios Thursday to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and the ways it has affected his family. T.O.’s maternal grandmother, Alice, was diagnosed with the disease in 1996. In the interview, T.O. points out that family members suffer greatly when a loved has Alzheimer’s disease. I know first hand the toll …

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Meet “Mayor” Scottie Pippen

Scottie Pippen in Mayor Daley's Office - Chicago

Former Chicago Bull and current team ambassador Scottie Pippen was honored Wednesday by the Chicago Mayor’s Office. Pippen played 17 years in the NBA, won six championships, and made seven All-Star appearances. He earned an All-Star MVP honor, two Olympic gold medals, and in 2010 was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. “It …

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What If?

Mr. Jordan made a great point. “Who doesn’t sit here and think, what if?” What if we realized every dream? What if we were able to accomplish every goal? What if we were perpetually fulfilled? Let’s be thankful that it usually doesn’t work that way. Let’s relish in the possibilities of something better, something more. …

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