Duante Culpepper has told reporters, "As a result of doing some research on different places to play, the Detroit Lions seemed to be the best fit for me." The Lions need to do some research on different places to play -- they can't win at home or on the road.
Do you have a family member who is 275-300 lbs., physically strong and very quick in the 20-yard shuttle run? Good, he might have to play defensive line for the Vikings. (Pray it doesn't come to that.)
Please read Kurtenblog's Top 10 Signs Your NHL Team is in Financial Trouble (Number five: "You order a beer and it comes in a Mason jar.").
It is actually part of a guide to being a NHL fan in a sluggish economy.
Become an entrepreneur: Haven’t the 50/50 folks monopolized the gambling racket at GM Place for long enough? If anybody would like to start a 60/40, or even a 55/45, you have our business.ShysterBall calls the idea of a neutral-site World Series "acutely retarded."
Be warned, however, that those volunteers in red shirts are very protective of their territory. Best to bring some muscle along, lest you find yourself in a sticky situation. One hired goon for every two red guys should suffice. (Actually, go with three for five. Better odds.)
The preceding is worth nothing, but this is worth noting
- Texas Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy said that Texas Tech "did a great job of holding our receivers more than five yards downfield," after the Red Raiders' upset Saturday. Deadline-pressured reporters didn't have time to develop such an angle. (Sports On My Mind)
- Does anyone follow the World Junior A Challenge? Canada West lost to Belarus last night.