Glenn Wilkes, Jr., son of the Stetson University basketball coach, got a 28th birthday present that will hard to forget. Wilkes, Sr., called old friend Red Auerbach of the Boston Celtics to purchase tickets for the final game of the NBA Series at Boston Garden. Both Wilkes were seated just off center court, four rows deep.
Being in North Dakota, it makes sense to be a Minnesota Wild fan, which I am and dream to see a live game at the Excel Energy Center someday. But I also like the Chicago Blackhawks and once in a while I will find myself cheering for a Canadian team or two. But for the Olympics it is Team USA all the way!.
Their ruse involved an undercover cop car bought at a police auction and a fake police shield. And they would have gotten away with it, if it wasn’t for those pesky, uh, actual police, who arrested them after pulling them over for a traffic offense as they drove away. Hey, at least they now own a game where they can enact all the virtual revenge they want..
They were stung 5 minutes in by a headed goal from Paolo Rossi, recently returned from a two year ban resulting from a match fixing scandal. A breathtaking exchange of passes between Socrates and Zico unlocked the steely Italian defense, allowing the philosophically named captain to score one of the best goals of the tournament. But the Brazilians casualness cost them dearly when a schoolboy error by Cerezo gifted Rossi a second.
AFAIK she is a daoist goddess so she is neither good nor evil, she is balanced and away from mortal complications since she made one with the Dao and lives in Kunlun near the Peach Orchard (and no she is not the protector, she is just discribed as serving peaches to her guests, in fact Wukong was once the protector)There is nothing scary actually, she was considered as a shamanic goddess that would indeed be in charge of diseases but also their cure. She would balance the world by punish when necessary, that quite normal in the Chinese mythology and there is nothing scary about it. Also the imagery is not scary at all, she is most often depicted as a tiger, the shaman animal..
Riccardo Tisci Foc Kan/WireImageThe range plays with fabric, branding and how garments are worn during and after sport. Pieces have panels of what Tisci calls “fishnet”, but which is actually a performance mesh. Waistbands of basketball shorts have branding on the inside to be revealed when folded over.
During an earnings call with analysts, Mr. Kent said that by 2016 the company plans to increase media spending and brand building initiatives by up to $1 billion. He noted the marketing investments would be felt “in every country that we operate in large or small.” Those investments will be funded through a combination of cost cutting initiatives and improved utilization of the company’s global marketing network..