The cash-poor clowns who own the Tampa Bay Lightning really should get raked over the coals for what they did to Gary Roberts. Their egos wrote cheques they couldn't cash, they overpaid for a 42-year-old hockey player who now gets tossed away like a hardware store flier.
The TSN2/Rogers/Raptors kerfuffle has come out in the wash, essentially. The only reason to follow the Raptors is if you have one of their players in a fantasy league, and that just requires checking the boxscores. To wit, how did Andrea Bargnani manage to only get two rebounds on Friday?
Shane Victorino, the Flyin' Hawaiian, is starting in centre field for Team USA against Canada at the WBC. Has anyone checked to see if his Hawaiian birth certificate is a forgery and he's not eligible for the office?
The Florida State Seminoles football team got four years' NCAA probation. This never would have happened if Bobby Bowden was still alive.
Far be it to say the Kingston Frontenacs are out the race. There is the one to see if the Frontenacs can finish with is many points in two seasons as Belleville or London have in one. Right now, it's London 95, Kingston 93, Belleville 90.
This post is worth nothing, but this is worth noting:
- It was all over the blogosphere Friday, but here is the Sports Illustrated article where Tony Mandarich apologizes for lying about his steroid usage.
It would be a fun, if not lucrative, project to find the the Northwestern Wildcats defender whom Mandarich "drove 20 yards into the end zone before pile driving him into the turf, after which Mandarich stood over the player and shouted, 'Now stay there!' " Northwestern grads do some pretty amazing things, compared to grads of other schools which wear purple and have Western in their name.
- Truer words never spoken, via Walkoff Walk: "... if you're looking for some intelligent analysis, don't go to Drunk Jays Fans."