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Recent Posts by mrhockey

February 26

So his coach offers support? Buy him a jockstrap.: Why do NFL coaches abound that refuse to hold behavioral standards for their players? It's simple. Their employers don't require it. Supporting this guy (and his appeals) is dumb. If he wins his appeal, how much you want to bet he gets caught again NEXT season?

posted by mrhockey to football at 10:36 AM - 13 comments

February 24

Swedes rout Czechs, now they wait.: Apparantly some of the press called this one wrong, too. Now they get either Russia or Finland in the finals, and somebody else is waiting to see who gets the scoop.

posted by mrhockey to hockey at 02:49 PM - 14 comments

February 23

And then I read this, and I laughed out loud.: Lately here I have been accused by others of 'Modano bashing'. This morning, I read this column, and I offer it as evidence of my case in point. This may be the reason the US and Canada team organizers need to recoup their thought processes before trying this again.

posted by mrhockey to hockey at 06:30 AM - 17 comments

Well, it looks like North America is out.: Russia ousts Canada, and Gretzky blames himself. But he's thinking of the wrong things. Everyone speculates his 'gambling wife' syndrome did it, but it's the silly keeping of the oldies that did it to Canada.

posted by mrhockey to hockey at 06:06 AM - 38 comments

February 20

Said it before, now someone agrees.: Finally someone agrees that the pros should be yanked from the Olympics. Unfortunately, nobody will do anything about it. Perhaps the NHL should pay attention, their fans would be happier.

posted by mrhockey to hockey at 01:25 PM - 41 comments

January 26

Who cares what YOU believe, Mikey?: Here another big blower says he thinks his brother will be exonerated. Of which charge, Michael? Or is it everything? I really doubt the team that kicked him out will be reinstating him, but the NCAA isn't the NFL, either.

posted by mrhockey to football at 07:36 AM - 20 comments

January 02

Badgers give Alvarez a goodbye kiss.: And as the sports announcers were spewing 'Auburn this, Auburn that, Auburn the other thing,,,' Wisconsin went in and kicked their bum but good.

posted by mrhockey to football at 05:14 PM - 13 comments

December 29

Brett Favre & Marshall Faulk want to retire,: but I don't think either should. In the case of Favre, though, if the Packer board allows Mike 'half-assed' Sherman to return next year, then I'd do it. He has said he'd play for Steve Mariucci, and Mariucci was screwed royally in Detroit, where this article comes from.

posted by mrhockey to football at 02:49 PM - 38 comments