Our national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner" is always played before big sporting event begins. It's considered an honor to sing the national anthem, some performances are great, some are awful, and some are really weird. At the Nationwide Race that took place at Daytona Speedway last Saturday (Feb. 22), the national anthem performance definitely fell in to the third category.
This morning (Aug. 9), something happened as I entered the fairgrounds that will be happening every morning on the grounds, but hopefully with more attention given by people than what I saw this morning.
Wednesday night marked the first major sporting event in Boston since Monday's bombings of the Boston Marathon. Prior to the Boston Bruins' game against the Buffalo Sabres at TD Bank Garden, the Bruins observed a moment of silence for the victims and survivors of the bombings...