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I Am Thankful For Sports

By Thom Cunningham On November - 26 - 2009

As we prepare for a long day of stuffing our faces with turkey, and get ready to watch the Lions for at least another season, we all reflect on what we are most thankful for.

I am thankful for spending the day with my family while we eat and watch football all day together.

I am thankful for the health and wealth that I have had the privilege of experiencing for the first 20 years in my life.

I am thankful for my love insurance, the friends and family that will love you and stand by you no matter what.

Most of all, and most importantly, I am thankful for sports.

Whether it is a two-yard run by Justin Forsett, a 99-yard interception return by Ed Reed, a slamburger dished out by Dwight Howard, a tee-shot driven by Ian Poulter, a groundball hit by Derek Jeter, or a grand slam hit by Albert Pujols, I am thankful for sports playing a role in my life.

Watching the arm strength of Drew Brees, the power of running by Marion the Barbarian, the assassin instincts displayed every week by Ray Lewis, the sound of helmets and pads colliding on the field, the referees making the good calls and the bad, the voice of Michaels and Tirico on primeti...

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