The 1973 National Personnel Records Center Fire January 27th, 2014 @ 6:38 am PDT
A few weeks ago I did a little web searching on a mission to see if it would be possible to acquire duplicates of any or all of my grandfather’s service medals. He fought as a member of Merrill’s Marauders in the Pacific Theater in WWII and I know he had been awarded (at least) […]
Strahan January 12th, 2002 @ 9:00 pm PDT
from Peter King’s Monday Morning QB article at CNNSI.com: I think I understand why Brett Favre laid down for Michael Strahan’s record-breaking sack late in the Pack’s 34-25 win. Strahan is universally respected as a man who plays hard and with tremendous regard for the game. But that doesn’t mean I like it. Strahan started […]
Bonds December 25th, 2001 @ 8:42 am PDT
I just heard Stuart Scott on Sportscenter talking about Barry Bonds’ season this year. He said something that just blows me away. I hadn’t – until now – really appreciated Bonds’ home run extravaganza. The 73 (SEVENTY-THREE!!!) home runs in a season is amazing, obviously. But Scott just said that Bonds hit a home run […]
Soopah High Rise April 23rd, 2001 @ 10:15 am PDT
“If you can send a man to the moon you can certainly build a tower for 100,000 people …” Shanghai plans to build a 3,700 ft skyscraper! Dwarfing Kuala Lumpur’s twin Petronas Towers, the world’s tallest buildings at 1,483ft high, it would be set in a gigantic, wheel-shaped base incorporating shopping malls and car parks.