My little sister is recording the event while mountain climbing somewhere in Oregon, so she asked me not to SMS her any information about the SEC Championship Game. Intentionally planning something of any importance — a mountain expedition, a wedding, bachelor party, childbirth, etc. — on a Saturday in the late Fall (or early Winter)… Read more »
Posts Tagged: sports
I love Twitter. I joined when I was at SXSW2006 and forgot all about it until about six months ago. I’ve been enjoying it tremendously lately. Just today I finally convinced Kelly to install Twitterific. And now … Shaquille O’Neal is posting tweets.
This year, for my 35th birthday, my brother-in-law gave me a pair of Shure SE210 Sound Isolating Headphones. They are unquestionably the best headphones I’ve ever had. The sound quality is amazing; the highs are high, the lows are low, and everything is crystal clear. They also come with about a dozen different sizes of… Read more »
The Gator sports blog Orange & Blue Hue consistently has some of the best writing on the web. Check out this quote from an article on the upcoming Florida @ Vanderbilt game: You want a pushover wallflower opponent for Homecoming? [Vanderbilt] would be happy to oblige. The ‘Dores would like to storm the dance, pee… Read more »
There is a reason that Tebow’s nickname at Florida is The Chosen One. Here’s a terrific example of the man’s character taken from the recent New York Times article, “X’s and O’s: Tebow Studies How They Work”: He said he was annoyed by NCAA limits on his charity work. He said that he could not… Read more »
Stocks skidded Monday, with the Dow slumping nearly 778 points, in the biggest single-day point loss ever, after the House rejected the government’s $700 billion bank bailout plan. The Yankees will sit out the postseason for the first time in 15 years. Vanderbilt is in first place in the SEC East. Time to start stock-piling… Read more »
Do you remember when Robin Williams attempts to teach Nathan Lane how to be a real man in The Birdcage? It’s one of my favorite scenes in one of my favorite movies. Williams asks, How do you feel about that call today? I mean the Dolphins! Fourth-and-three play on their 30 yard line with only… Read more »
In his first season the UCLA Bruins head coach Rick Neuheisel has lost one game by a total of 59 points. In his first seven seasons the USC Trojans head coach Pete Carroll lost 14 games by a (combined) total of 59 points.
Yesterday morning on ESPNRadio’s Tirico & Van Pelt Show, Mike Tirico asked if the NFL was in jeopardy because of the season-ending knee injury suffered by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Scott Van Pelt — rightfully, in my opinion — argued that the NFL is going to be fine. Tirico countered by asking if Tiger Woods’… Read more »
Every year around this time I get to enjoy one of my all-time favorite acronyms. (You know I’m an acronymphomaniac, right?) All of the important data utilized by the National Football League is stored in the “Game Statistics & Information System” — GSIS. As far as the NFL is concerned, GSIS is awesome and GSIS… Read more »