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Here in the second installment of the NFL season predictions we are turning our attention to the NFC. I’ve always considered myself more of an NFC guy than an AFC guy, primarily becuase my beloved Bears play in the NFC, so of course this means that I’m bound to royally screw up these predictions. I’m also going to make at least one prediction that I never would so at the very least this could be exciting if still completely wrong. But here goes are best stab at how the NFC divisions are going to shake out. Once again the * means the wild card teams and the teams are listed first to worst. Enjoy and let us know what you think. Read More

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So, I guess the Rays hit the hell out of only the Red Sox and Steve Irwin?

Go figure that the Crocodile Hunter died. Now, here’s the thing, I really can’t do justice to this death. I mean, part of me wants to crack jokes because the guy was a moron, but another part of me can only get that far. I mean, there’s not a whole lot to say about this guy other than:

Steve, look, your show peaked FIVE years ago…it’s been going for ten…just, ummm, hey, yeah, you might want to stop rolling the dice with these animals. Take your little kid to the frickin’ ZOO like normal parents and stop trying to DIE.

On the upside, though, Irwin always wanted footage of his death at the hands of one of these animals that he tormented and I’m pretty sure he got his wish.

Now, because that’s all I have to say about Irwin’s death, I did happen to put together a collection of remarks about his death once you click on read more…

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Apparently college football games need to be shortened. This hadn’t exactly dawned on me, but it was such a prevalent concern of the folks who create rules in college football that they made two game shortening moves.

One is fairly run of the mill (clock starting when the ball is kicked off, not caught and returned), the other, however, has the chance to completely change the game of college football, and in no way for the better. This rule is the one that starts the clock at the change of possession. For those of you who maybe missed it in action this weekend, that literally does mean that when you punt the ball to the other team, the ref is going to mark the ball and wind his arm to start the clock. It’s completely nutty and uncalled for.
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