Thursday, June 27, 2013

Obama's African message: America is open for business.

President Obama and Mrs. Obama have embarked on a whirlwind trip to the continent of Africa. This visit is a vacation with a purpose.

The West -- in particular the USA -- wants to announce: America is open for business with Africa.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Random notes: Miami Heat, Lebron, Hernandez and Serena Williams

LBJ blocks Splitter
While certainly enjoying last week's NBA finals -- shout-out to LBJ, D-Wade, Bosh and crew! -- I am somewhat sad that my sports excitement is over until NFL pre-season.

Sorry, baseball does not do it for me -- not to mention my lack of enthusiasm for tennis, soccer, Nascar or golf.

But here are some random summer sports notes: