Friday, April 30, 2010

Jamie and Justin Working On A "Winner"!

The New York Post's Page Six reports that Justin Timberlake has been brought in to assist Jamie Foxx with his new CD slated to be released on July 20th. Timberlake has contributed to 3 tracks on the yet to be released disc, and also performs on the first single titled "Winner." Page Six reports that record label execs weren't happy with the initial recordings and solicited Timberlake's help. I'm not really a Jamie Foxx fan when it comes to his music, but I give him major props for putting together quality records. I'm sure the newest record won't be any different in terms of the quality of the music.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Is Woody On The Bubble?

The Atlanta Hawks suffered on of the worst losses in Atlanta sports history last night losing to the Milwaukee Bucks 91 to 87 after having a 9 point lead with just under 4 minutes left in the game. With the loss the Hawks now go back to Milwaukee with the opportunity to lose the series after having a 2 games to none lead over the Bucks. If the Hawks indeed lose this series, it's probably the end of the line for coach Mike Woodson. Woodson isn't under contract for next year, and it would be inexcusable to lose this series to the Bucks who are playing without center Andrew Bogut.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The True Lottery?

Many of us play the lottery on a daily or weekly basis with hopes of winning the tens of millions of dollars that supposedly will change our lives forever. Of course winning the lottery only happens for a few, and the rewards of winning often change lives for the worse. The New York Post profiles a documentary titled "The Lottery" that will profile The Harlem Success Project, which is a charter school in New York and the lottery process that families have to go through in hopes of their children being lucky enough to gain entrance into the school. The documentary will be shown tomorrow at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Ryan Howard's Big Pay Day!

The Philadelphia Phillies extended first basemen Ryan Howard's contract to the tune of $125 million yesterday over 5 years. It was only a few years ago that Howard was trying to pull all of the dollars he could out of the Phillies while winning an MVP award. Good to see Howard getting his just rewards for a job well done.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Seeking Free Health Care In Los Angeles!

The Los Angeles Times provides a glimpse into the need for quality and affordable health care as it profiles thousands of people who've camped out at the Los Angeles Sports Arena to take advantage of a 7 day free health clinic. One interesting footnote from the article is that Medicare, which targets our senior citizens does not cover vision or dental care at the present time.