i think the guy makes a pretty good argument. i would think most people agree with him, unless you're a hardcore tennis fan and have tivo capabilities. Weedy McSmokey...nice one.
posted by antwan at 08:48 AM on January 18
No one seems to remember when Pele came over to the US in 1975, which led to a vicious cycle of signing aging superstars and eventually resulted in the demise of the NASL in 1984. Of course Beckham is past his prime and in a couple years, people will be blowing by him left and right, but that is not the issue here. The MLS is a young league and should first concentrate on developing young homegrown talent before succumbing to the quick fix of aging Europeans. The future of the MLS depends on it, and if this Beckham signing sparks a trend, the MLS will become about as popular as curling before 2015.
posted by antwan at 05:33 AM on January 12
Colts will win it all
posted by antwan at 09:29 AM on January 08
when I saw that long snap go high, i almost creamed my pants and thought about how karma was coming back to kiss me after the Giants long snapper botched the game against the Niners a few years back. but... detmer nailed that hold and put it down perfectly, laces out and everything. Finkel and Einhorn would have been proud. Giants didn't deserve to win that game, but I wouldn't get too pumped if I was an Eagles fan. The fact that they only beat the Giants by 3 is pretty sad. And even if they do make the bowl, the Pats, Ravens, Colts, Chargers (take your pick) will destroy them. So, Philly, be prepared for some dissapointment of your own.
posted by antwan at 09:20 AM on January 08
If he was really that serious about his family he would have "retired" at the top of the game last year, with nothing left to prove. But watching him walk away when the going got tough makes me associate Cowher with something I never thought I would.... Pussy.
posted by antwan at 04:23 PM on January 05
How come Eli Manning got no consideration? He got the giants into the playoffs for gods sakes!!
posted by antwan at 04:10 PM on January 05
combined with their poor showing at the world cup and this embarrassment at the Ashes, its been a pretty crappy year for the english. but hey, atleast a 14 year old kid sailed across the Atlantic.
posted by antwan at 04:08 PM on January 05
The only women who are catching up with men are the one's who fail gender tests like that Indian runner did a few weeks ago.
posted by antwan at 07:44 AM on January 04
forget all that stuff about no wagering money according to The Hoser's picks. The Hoser is dead on about the Giants. I'm placing $1,000 (my salary for 2 weeks, btw) on the Giants to cover those 6.5 points and $200 to win outright. Giants have been bitten hard by the injury bug (Shockey, Toomer, Strahan) but Tiki is bringing it all together and carrying this team on his shoulders. I smell a cinderella story...
posted by antwan at 05:21 AM on January 04
"Hours before the shooting, the Broncos lost to San Francisco 26-23 in overtime, eliminating them from the playoff race." Ouch. My thoughts go out to his family. 24 is too young to go.
posted by antwan at 08:29 AM on January 01
better than finding a horse's head in bed ala The Godfather... But honestly, what is he doing putting a goat's head under the tree? My wife would have threatened castration and withheld fornication.
posted by antwan at 08:26 AM on January 01
i got to agree with sportingo here. superstar players of today, currently in the middle of their primes, are missing loads of games. jordan's foot injury was really the only bad injury of his career and happened in '85. Bird was already slowing down by the time his back problems began, definitely no longer in his prime. And Magic's condition really doesnt apply here. And look at who is making frequent trips to the IR - many young guys in their primes (like Wade, Amare, Yao, TMac, etc.) Its really quite alarming.
posted by antwan at 09:15 AM on December 31
Really? I saw USC vs. Texas last year, and that game had a whole lot of Aura. Long live the BCS.
posted by antwan at 06:29 AM on December 31
"The Homer They Fall" has got to be one of the best Simpsons episodes ever. Thats what I came here to say.
posted by antwan at 08:59 AM on December 30
Julio Franco - Become first active baseball player to be spokesman for Depends diapers
posted by antwan at 08:57 AM on December 30
Wait for the playoffs before you kiss LT's ass. A huge problem with sports today is people's willingness to fall in love with numbers. If LT steps up in January, he should get consideration...but unil then he's just another regular season record breaker, hardly worthy of sportman of the year. Right now, the only award I'll give him is the "Arod award" for the nicest numbers when they don't matter.
posted by antwan at 08:51 AM on December 30
When the Yanks signed Andy Pettite, I was pissed because I knew we weren't gonna pursure Zito. But looking at the situation now, I'm happy and content with the fact that Brian Cashman went with a proven winner and big game pitcher instead of Zito. Zito will have more wins than Pettite this year and he'll put up good numbers, but I'll take Andy as may game 3 starter instead of a guy who sucks at guitar and relies most heavily on a pitch that rarely hits 70 mph.
posted by antwan at 04:00 AM on December 30
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