Open Other End:: Our own Ben Saunders, whose South-Pole-on-foot trip has been postponed a few times in the last few years, seems to have decided to go for a speed record to the North Pole instead.
wc2k2, that investment might just pay off after all.
NHL Trade Deadline Aftermath Thread:: Hossa to Phoenix! Hossa to Pittsburgh! Huet to Washington! Leafs dump everyone without a no-trade clause for draft picks! Minnesota now consists entirely of goons! The Ducks get better! The Panthers give up!
Cheers To Pleasant Danger!: Attention lurkers, and the rest of youse too (Especially if you live within reach of NYC)!
By Executive Order, yerfatma has graciously decided to perform a portion of a Mission of Honor with us at a yet-to-be-determined establishment in New York tomorrow night. Given that it's the opening night of the NBA playoffs, I suspect we'll be watching Detroit maul the Magic, and drinking Some of All Beers, Without Remorse.
Anyone interested in joining in helping Mister Clancy pay his Debt of Honor?
Rangers/Leafs Game Meetup?: I understand that some or all of Weedy/Garfield/Samsonov are planning on coming to the Leafs/Rangers game at Madison Square Garden tonight (March 18th).
Well, ajaffe & I have also wound up with tickets, and I was just kindasorta thinking, does anyone want to get together beforehand for a beverage and some desultory trash-talking between a legit contender and, uh, the team I'll be pulling for?
How often does this happen?: (I don't know where else to put this question, and it's not like I have a link for it...)
I'm watching the Premier League match of the night on tape right now (Everton/Liverpool), and instead of the regular (or any) play-by-play guys, these two screaming homers are cheering their own sides on, and providing basically no insight whatsoever. It's like sitting beside two quarrelling knuckleheads at the pub...
The First SpoFi Meetup, US Open Edition: I'm the first of the three of us to get home from tonight's US Open festivities, and I have two things to say: