It turns out that after that notorious Sports Illustrated interview in 1999, John Rocker called up Jeff Pearlman.. The only problem was that he had the wrong Jeff Pearlman.
C'est la vie, Canada: The New York Times profiles Matt Stairs and gives his birthplace as St. John, New Brunswick. (At least it didn't say "St. John's.") Granted, The Times has been known to make stuff up.
Does NDP Leader Jack Layton ever not say "kitchen table" in the first minute of a speech? It's enough to make you pound your shoe on top of, well, the kitchen table.
The Wildcat formation, which is really just the old 1940s single wing, is taking the NFL by storm. Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders must be ticked. They've only been running an outdated offence for 20 years.
The Redskins signed Shaun Alexander. He's old and worn-out. He'll fit right in, in Washington.
This post is worth nothing, but this is worth noting:
- There will be a second Kids In The Hall movie coming out in January 2010. There's a whole new generation whose heads need crushing.
- Hoops Addict was at the Raptors' win over CSKA Moscow last night.
- A reason to cheer for every NCAA men's college basketball team. What, there wasn't time to do one for every women's team. (Courtnay Pilypaitis on the Vermont Catamounts and Steph MacDonald of the Canisius Golden Griffins, there's two.)