look .. so reggies is going to make multi-millions for carrying pigskin? so? look at the CEO's of big corparations? they make more than reggie..hell there's usually a bidding war to get the best CEO working for your company..just like in the construction business, if you know a top notch carpenter are you going to pay him 15 bucks an hour or are you going to let him walk away makin $25 an hour?? i know of several non-union carpenters are makin $40 an hour..almost every thing is bartered,the price of your car,your home,your salary, so if reggie thinks he can stiff benson for lets say 10 mill a year for 10 years ..good for reggie..he has no obligation to N.O,his obligation is only to the Saints/teamates and tom benson.period
posted by ktown at 04:46 PM on July 26
Nash looks like a hard core criminal,with the "don't fuck with me" attidude..not the peace loving,tree hugging,pothead paficist type, i wonder if he keeps his new 'do for the season..who knows? maybe he'll do a mvp 3peat and a championship..
posted by ktown at 09:31 AM on July 23
at least, the tour ain't over yet, unlike the armstrong years, you basically knew who was going to win..floyd still has a chance, which i think, makes this tour the most exciting one in years...
posted by ktown at 10:24 AM on July 21
Awesome..another ktowner does a great thing,vicky,simon now jenna...of course this means don cherry will be yakkin about it on hockey night in canada..and great news for those with CP,that even they can accomplish great things...way to go jenna !!!
posted by ktown at 10:15 AM on July 21
wang should be committed...and please re name the team the new york wackos..is it any wonder why pat lafontaine quit???
posted by ktown at 10:11 PM on July 19
yes all the saftey stuff is getting out of hand..look at the nascar boys..the new safer barriers are makin the drivers very bold,knowing that puttin a guy into the wall won't kill him..i mean did you see the jeff gordon crash a couple of weeks or so ago?? 5 years ago, he would have died in that crash, yes i believe all the new measures in motorsports are makin drivers fearless and furthermore, reckless..and its a shame because sometime, sooner or later, someone will be killed..but the drivers should know that, on any given weekend ,it could be their last race..
posted by ktown at 03:07 PM on July 13
its gonna be awesome with montoya racin in nascar..look out tony..the madman will be chasing smoke....as for danica i'd say in a couple of years will see ya in the truck races..
posted by ktown at 02:36 PM on July 13
yeah the thought here is thet prongers wife&agent wear the pants..didn't want to hangout with a bunch of roughneckss an their trailerpark culture..unfortunately,chrissy is giving us crazy canucks a bad name when it comes to the wememfolk,ya'll remember janet jones don't ya??the L.a girl who got homesick? pronger ought stand up to the wife,dump her in the tarsands an the agent,sell'em to mike milbury as jr prospect..anybody getting screwed is kevin lowe, the edm org,the fans an pronger,who could have been treated like a god,in that town..but no his wife had to pull a paris, kick everyone in the nuts...ship pronger to columbus, get nash,brule and 3 first rounders, an see if she'll like livin, in the "mistake by the lake"town..but if i were kevin..i'd say Chris,your indefinitely suspended,until futher notice,oh by the way..yer playin here for 4 more years... in the minors..
posted by ktown at 05:01 PM on June 26
its not hard to do..all you gotta do is trade mark it..just like cyber squatters, for 35 bucks you can own "coke.com" it was a lucrative way to make money back in the mid to late 90's..some companies paid over a million bucks to get their name back,because somebody was smart about the net, that it was going to explode in growth,an it did..corporate america and a lot of celebrities,had to fork over piles of money,it was for a time, the best get rich quick scheme ever.. some of the squatters are now multi-millioniares...
posted by ktown at 06:19 PM on June 22
time for the canadians.. mikey weird and stumpy ames to conquer the us open..lol!!
posted by ktown at 01:17 PM on June 16
just reading the article.. makes me eager to watch it even more...thx plato..
posted by ktown at 01:51 PM on May 31
joe"the blow" is trying to make a name for himself,again..i wonder how much pressure did he use to get his kid off so lightly? cocaine is a stimulant,will inhance performance,unlike weed,which is a depressant,decreases performance..if anything,ricky is smokin the wrong stuff..lol!!!
posted by ktown at 09:49 AM on May 31
yes an awesome race by Sam..hey.. he's now the man...for the year..congrats to kasey for winning the coke-cola 600..
posted by ktown at 08:04 PM on May 29
the drivers today have to basically buy their way on team via sponorship dollars,i mean in F1, there was this british doctor,i can't remember his name, who joined a team by giving the team 10 million and a small sponsorship..just so he could drive.. he didn't have the talent,didn't earn it,just bought it..as for mike waltrip,this is shameful,and for nascar,too..you either qualify or go home..that's the way racing should be, just like at the local tracks...
posted by ktown at 12:43 PM on May 27
i remember there was media reports that were suggesting mcguire was using but claimed ignorance and the media accepted it,but then the word got out that big mac was using..he promptly retired...and to say barry and mark playing in 2 different eras is crap..because mark was in a couple of years before barry and mark played in the american league whereas,barry played in the national..as for racism,yes its prevailent still, look at sosa,palemiro,canseco..non-americans are vilified for using roids,but ,oh no, not big mac..he's american,he doesn't cheat,because he's white...well there's barry,he's black,no need to go any further...if you get my drift..the media should be ashamed of themselves, for continuing the stereotypes...barry bonds,will always be a great player,the 7 mvp's speak for themselves...
posted by ktown at 10:31 AM on May 24
well.. with grum's stats, i'm suprised bond's hits by pitch aren't higher...i remember pete rose didn't give a shit about gettin hit, it was about getting on base,creating an opportunity to score runs..hey.. it takes balls to allow a 90 mile an hour fastball to hit you...take one for the team,boys..
posted by ktown at 05:41 PM on May 22
hey the Oilers were young back in the 80's,built thru the draft,like the islanders of the 70's,there's nothing wrong with a young team winning the cup..go Oilers go!!
posted by ktown at 03:54 PM on May 21
sprman92,different players, different eras,always makes for debates,would mays&mantle be as good today, compared back then? or even ruth? ted williams? joltin joe? the players today are bigger,faster,stronger..how would they do, back in the 50's? now.. that's a scary thought.
posted by ktown at 03:47 PM on May 21
yes.. great players gotta play great in the playoffs..its what separates the men, from the boys...look at wayne,mario,stevie,trottier,bossy,lafleur,messier,coffey&orr..all these guys are in the hall or on their way..because they got it done, when it counts the most..thorton,luckily, still has time on his side, to erase the demons of past playoff failures,but if he doesn't,he's gonna have to wait a very,very long time, to get in the hall..
posted by ktown at 03:34 PM on May 21
i'm not saying it follows you, from cradle to grave anthology..the minors and the majors are 2 different leagues..so when young arrives,he gets a fresh start...and no i'm not using my 'perceived' imagination..i've been active in organized sports,from softball,fastball,ice hockey,roller hockey,badminton,tennis,touch football,football and soccer for 30 years..that experience, of dealing with referees&umpires,the good,the bad&the ugly ones,tend to speak for themselves...
posted by ktown at 02:28 PM on May 13
i'm speaking in general terms i'm sure the umps on strike must have had a good laugh at the scab,but if it were the regular umps,yeah young would be marked...have you ever noticed that certain ball managers and players seem to get more ejections then others?or the strike zone seems large for some and small for others?whether your a hitter or a pitcher?to say all umps treat all players the same is bullshit..because behind the scenes, politics (for a lack of a better word)is happening...and it pretty much exists in all organized sports...
posted by ktown at 08:07 AM on May 13
well i never seen the vid i'm just going by what the media reports..like i said there's no excuse for throwing a bat at anybody much less a ball game..the fact he didn't dispute the suspension,shows he's contrite,he's taking it like a man..who's owning up to his responsibilties..as for umps a marked man? oh absolutely..the ump's look at him as a shit disturber.the ump's gotta teach him 'who's the man...' i've seen it over an over from amatuer sports to professional..you don't show up an ump/ref no matter how bad he is..because they will fuck you and your team..
posted by ktown at 06:57 PM on May 12
i can understand young's frustration, in dealing with amatuer(scab) umps, trying to deal with shoddy calls,but nonetheless,throwing your bat at the guy is no excuse,besides, losing your minor league salary for 50 games,that's gotta hurt,and for young not to appeal the suspension,shows he's taking it like a man,but young has himself marked, for other umps wanting to make a name for themselves,at his expense..i hope the strike ends soon
posted by ktown at 02:07 PM on May 11
yes an american finals is cbc's worse nightmare..thet better pray for crappy weather to keep people watching..lol!!!
posted by ktown at 01:24 PM on May 10
i can't believe alffy tried to tank last nites game (buffalo won 2-1)with a minute left...muckler needs to trade this bum to the wilds or the blues..so he can go home and play in the worlds..now that he's got his gold medal, he don't give a shit about stanley..this is embarrassing..
posted by ktown at 09:03 AM on May 09
well its good for nascar that jr wins..plus i remember jr predicting he'd get 6 wins this year..so 1 down 5 to go..git er dun,jr!
posted by ktown at 08:19 AM on May 08
yes it is a remarkable feat,a test of endurance and stamina,for george to keep a manager that long..congrats to joe,for the same in dealing with the stars,the egos,the media and george,of course..joe should easily make the hall of fame...he earned it.
posted by ktown at 08:14 AM on May 08
yay!!! stevie nash wins the MVP by a landslide...yeah baby,go canada go...lol!!!
posted by ktown at 08:06 AM on May 08
my god if i were the coach,i'd suspend the whole team..like philly suspened terrel owens..for 16 games..then well see how tough the lions are..with no mo money..
posted by ktown at 06:02 AM on May 08
yay!! the suns win!!!! go canada go.lol!
posted by ktown at 08:19 AM on May 07
hammerin hank was great,but babe was and is still the king...like elvis is to rock'n'roll or marilyn munroe is the queen to sex appeal...these people are what all others are measured by,compared to..but nobody has yet to fill their shoes..and mjk is right, someone will have to hit 80-90+ homers or even a 100 homers to be in the same playing field as babe ruth...
posted by ktown at 07:41 AM on May 05
wow reminds me of the godfather...lol!!! except that was a movie..
posted by ktown at 10:57 PM on May 04
funny part is that glen sather asked darius if he straighten himself out an he said yes so glen got him...darius must feel bad,looking like a fool,seeing that sandis had previous problems with booze...didn't do a good job of rehab....reminds me of brian fogarty...another great talent wiped out by the bottle..
posted by ktown at 10:54 PM on May 04
the babe.. he was absolutely awesome.
posted by ktown at 06:41 PM on May 04
remember the playoffs don't count..the votes are done at the end of the regular season,by gm's&media types..plus the players pick the pearson award winner,which to me is more meaningful ,from a players perspective...
posted by ktown at 06:34 PM on May 04
i'm an avid 9 ball player..so this is an awesome post/link, cause i know how hard it is to master the art, of playing pool,let alone billiards..i've seen cliff thorburn play a few times,he's into 9 ball these days..still an scary player to watch,man he's freakin good!!!
posted by ktown at 06:29 PM on May 04
a 9 darter is awesome..i've never seen one in real life other than television..thx for posting the link..
posted by ktown at 06:05 PM on May 04
so seems like another arrogant kid,thinks he's special...that no women should refuse him..by the way, where does a college kid get 200,000 dollars???
posted by ktown at 02:46 PM on April 27
micheal jackson??? i thought he preyed on lil boys...
posted by ktown at 02:41 PM on April 27
reminds me of the windsor spitfires hazing fiasco... a kid got a broomstick up his ass..
posted by ktown at 02:39 PM on April 27
like i said in my earlier posts about nash being the nba mvp..its a team game,not tennis..nash takes 4-5 average guys,makes them better,nash buys into the team concept,unlike kobe or lebron,where as, its all about them,not the team..shaq plays for the team..heat wasn't in the playoffs until shaq arrived..shaq won 3 championships with the lakers..what's kobe done?81 pts? so? 50+ 5 times? out of 80 games? what's kobe done for the other 75?nash could easliy be selfish and score 30+ points a nite,but does he? no.. he scores 18 points,10 assists a night..that's why he's the MVP..
posted by ktown at 02:31 PM on April 27
ted nolan in toronto?? that would be awesome... yes marc should become a dentist...for all the pain he likes to create in the locker rooms...
posted by ktown at 09:37 AM on April 26
cool...great.. jr. to honor sr.. its about time...now win,baby!!!!
posted by ktown at 09:27 AM on April 26
nominate chara for the nobel peace prize..
posted by ktown at 09:22 AM on April 26
well i'm thinking that either the bushes used these guys,or these guys approached his family hopin to persuade, how nice they are,what kind of life they are gonna enjoy after they become reggie's agent/reps..but reggie ain't stupid,seems to me,he took advantage of crooked people wanting to make a name or money for themselves,knowing that things gotta be hush-hush..and he goes an signs on with someone else..leaving the bad guys holding the bags of their own dirty laundry..heh heh heh...with empty pockets...very nice grift work,reggie..exploiting the greed of others...lol!!!
posted by ktown at 09:32 AM on April 25
where's a free hockey pool.i'm gonna let my cat, pick the players.. don't laugh, tsn uses a monkey..lol!!!
posted by ktown at 06:48 PM on April 19
over coverage? my problem is that ap/cp/reuters..repeat themselves,noboby wants to be unique anymore, lazyass sports journalists copycat each other...thank gawd for the barry melroses of the world,he maybe an idiot,but he's different...bob makenzie used to be good,but gone corprate pc...shame.. not like the old days...
posted by ktown at 04:30 PM on April 19
awesome...and perfect timing for the playoffs..time to stock up on munchies&beer..oh an batteries,too..lol!!
posted by ktown at 04:18 PM on April 19
yeah i think lil jon jinxed a-t-l hopes of makin lord stan's show....maybe next year,eh?
posted by ktown at 10:06 AM on April 19
kinda funny how the cops are keeping quiet on this one...unlike last years kurt busch's run-in with the law,where the cops there were falling all over themselves, in releasing information(the so called evidence)whereas, shrub basically, smoked his tires,and gets ticketed for reckless driving,much ado about nuthin...stupid...
posted by ktown at 06:31 AM on April 17
i hope no one is dumb enough to hire this idiot..he needs to sit out a year or so..to go see the Wizard of OZ.. to get a brain and a heart..
posted by ktown at 04:03 PM on April 13
ahh there was 2 roughrider franchises in the cfl...the glibs did move it,then killed it,then a year an a half ago bought the rights to a team in ottawa..the fans picked the name renegades..the glib's lose money,because lonie is running the team,so daddy tells lonie,you can't manage nuthin, let alone, get laid...shuts down the team,skips out of town,leaving the cfl with a debt ridden franchise..pisses off the fans,and the media,who paid for broadcasting rights,plus the other owners of the cfl.. who now have to pay the debts....lovely lil soap opera,don't ya think?
posted by ktown at 08:15 AM on April 13
nba mvp? easy that lil "nash" rambler...
posted by ktown at 08:00 AM on April 13
Nash has my vote..he takes 4 average players an makes them believe they can win it all,plus nash is the ultimate team player,he puts team first, me last philosophy 80 games a year..nash isn't the flashy..kobe,lebron or shaq..doesn't want to be either,which is admirable in todays basketball players..which after his so-called 'crappy' year that got him the mvp in first place..he playin better this year than last year..thus, he's earned his second mvp...enuf said!!
posted by ktown at 08:08 PM on April 12
loria is an art dealer...buy low sell high..and yes there's too many teams..the nats should have been buried..the marlin's, unfortunely,mlb needs to be taken away from loria,then buried as well..i mean the yanks spend 200 million on their payroll,loria spends 15?? an he's got no money? a tragic farce..
posted by ktown at 07:46 PM on April 12
i can't believe the cfl allowed the glib's to own a team again..i was livin in ottawa when they bought the roughriders the first time around,then, allowed them to move it to louisiana..then tank it..idiots...lonnie was famous in ottawa for chasin the cheerleaders,of course,the girls snubbed him..good grrls..lol!! scam me once,shame on you..scam me twice,shame on me...
posted by ktown at 07:10 PM on April 12
wow...the next agent that represents matt..is going to get screwed on his commissions..lol!! and its about time the agents get spanked...
posted by ktown at 08:44 AM on April 11
heck i think i still have hockey cards of the k.c. scouts..lol!!!!!!!!
posted by ktown at 09:37 AM on April 09
hockey is not what it used to be...every team had an enforcer to keep the other teams honest..guys like bob probert and dave smenko those were the days...glory days...
posted by ktown at 09:48 PM on April 05
people tend to go after tucker because he's an emotional guy,thus, when tucker retailates, its big news..like don cherry sez the instigator rule is the dumbest rule in hockey...the nhl has go get rid of it,otherwise, players like tucker are going to stand up.. the ref's failed to make the call,so tucker took him out..justice has been served..
posted by ktown at 10:02 AM on April 05
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