About the nicest thing I can say about Super Bowl XLVIII is at least the commercials didn’t suck. The game was awful, an Al Gore speech marathon would have been more entertaining. It was the most lopsided drubbing I think I ever seen. It was ugly. It was embarrassing — the 43-8 score doesn’t begin […]
NBC Apologizes for Omitting ‘a Portion’ of the Pledge of Allegiance
NBC Sports began their coverage of the final round of the U. S. Open Championship with a video feature that was supposed to “captured the patriotism of our national championship”. What they did was stir up a controversy by omitting a portion of the Pledge of Allegiance. Which portion? The words specifically omitted were ‘under […]
Congratulations 2010 U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland shot a 3-over par 74 at Pebble Beach on Sunday to win the 11oth U.S. Open, Mr. McDowell held off France’s Gregory Havret to finish at even-par 284 for the tournament. Mr. McDowell’s one shot victory makes him the first European to win America’s national championship since 1970: In case […]
Congratulations to Phil Mickelson
Wow, what a weekend! I can’t think of better or more fitting ending to the years first major than Phil Mickelson’s emotional embrace of his wife Amy after winning his third Masters title: AUGUSTA, Ga. – Even sweeter than Phil Mickelson slipping into another green jacket was seeing his wife waiting for him behind the […]
Tiger Woods Pays Fine; Admits to Transgressions
The Florida Highway Patrol has closed it’s investigation into professional golfer Tiger Woods weekend car accident. Woods was issued a citation for careless driving and fined $164.00: The Florida Highway Patrol says pro golfer Tiger Woods will be cited for “careless driving” and could be fined up to $164 for hitting a tree and fire […]
Breaking: Golfer Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash
Details about the incident are still sketchy, but he’s probably the best known professional athlete in the world and it’s painfully slow news day: Professional golfer Tiger Woods suffered “serious” injuries during a car crash near his Windermere, Fla., home early this morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol The 33-year-old Woods was driving a […]
Rio Gets the Games, Chicago Eliminated in the First Round
From the Wall Street Journal: Rio De Janeiro will host 2016 Olympics, the International Olympic Committe announced, bringing the Olympic Games to South America for the first time and besting a Chicago bid that was strongly backed by President Obama. Rio won in the third round, after Chicago was eliminated in the first round and […]
Poll Question: Who Will Win the 2009 Masters
[poll id=”12″] It’s Masters time! I’m going with Phil Mickelson, yes I know he missed the cut at the Shell Houston open but we’re talking about Phil Mickelson here… I can’t think of another player for whom a previous week’s results predict a following week’s results less than they do for Phil Mickelson. Sure Tiger […]
Senate Reviewing How College Football Picks No. 1
Apparently Sen. Orrin Hatch doesn’t have enough real work to do so he’s convinced the Senate Judiciary’s subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights to hold hearings on how college football selects the number1 team: WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone from President Barack Obama on down to fans has criticized how college football determines its […]
Super Bowl: Steelers Win 27-23
Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl XLIII Champions. The Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals in 27-23 thriller.
Predictions for 2009
Five predictions for 2009: Despite being propped up with billions in taxpayer dollars one of the Big Three US automakers will fold. Barack Obama’s roughly 1 trillion dollar stimulus package will pass with bipartisan support… and will fail to stimulate anything. The economy will sink deeper into recession and crime rates in will rise. Barack […]
Woo-Hoo… Worst to First!
Congratulations to Coach Tony Sparano and the AFC East Champion Miami Dolphins… After last years 1-15 embarrassment I wasn’t expecting much this year, but damn, if they didn’t surprise everyone and win the AFC East! They’ve got a though game against the Baltimore Ravens next week so I’ll hold off celebrating until the last down […]
The Phillies Win!
The Philadelphia Phillies have won the World Series, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in five games. The decisive game, which the Phillies won 4-3, was the continuation of a game from Monday that was halted by rain. Examiner.com has the full story. Congratulations Philly, it’s been a long time coming!
USA – USA – USA
Congratulations to captain Paul Azinger and the US Ryder Cup Team of Phil Mickelson, Stewart Cink, Kenny Perry, Jim Furyk, Anthony Kim, Justin Leonard, Ben Curtis, Boo Weekley, Chad Campbell, J.B. Holmes, Hunter Mahan and Steve Stricker on their incredible victory over an outstanding European team lead by Nick Faldo. Team USA ended a 9 […]
LPGA To Require English For International Players…
A lot has already been written about this so I’ll keep my remarks short… I agree wholeheartedly with the LPGA’s decision. English is the dominate language in this country and if you want to succeed in business you have to be able to speak the language. Make no mistake about it professional golf is a […]