Another 2005 photo retrospective: : Sports Illustrated puts up its "Naughty and Nice" photo gallery. Check it out and see who made the list (and why)! Also the year's best quotes.
posted by lil_brown_bat to general at 04:46 PM - 19 comments
"So far, the hardest part has been trying to come up with something that rhymes with Urlacher." -- Country music star Tim McGraw Linebacker. Duh.
posted by chicobangs at 05:08 PM on January 09
"The only thing that keeps this organization from being recognized as one of the finest in baseball is wins and losses at the major league level." -- Devil Rays GM Chuck Lamar on his team Ya think?
posted by roberts at 06:09 PM on January 09
posted by DrJohnEvans at 06:16 PM on January 09
forget that, check out the toe on the Vikings Cheerleader!
posted by MNJ1193 at 10:51 PM on January 09
The photo set starts off with the BIGGEST A-HOLE in professional sports. I puked at the site of that jerk-off called T.O. and couldnt view the rest of the pics.
posted by LiveWithIt at 12:47 AM on January 10
Ah, I love it when people choose ignorance. Also, not. It means you missed, among other things, this beautiful story of hero-worship.
posted by chicobangs at 03:34 AM on January 10
"Because there are no fours." -- NBA long-range gunner Antoine Walker when asked why he shoots so many threes Nice, I hadn't seen this one before.
posted by tron7 at 10:20 AM on January 10
T.O. "naughty" ? That's not a strong enough word. I'm ashamed to have the same last name as that....
posted by njsk8r20 at 10:45 AM on January 10
"Therapy can be a good thing; it can be therapeutic". - A-Rod Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
posted by drevl at 01:44 PM on January 10
Chico, I have to say that one was my favorite. Not so much for the generosity exhibited by Smyth, but more for the sick, twisted images in my head that one conjured up. Maybe I need some therapeutic therapy as well.
posted by willthrill72 at 02:01 PM on January 10
Terry Bradshaw nice? Somebody paid SI a big chunk of change for that one. The Vikings' party boat looks pretty small for all that hoopla. Please stop calling so many athletes by first initial/first syllable of last name. 2004 is calling,they want their nicknames back!
posted by billsaysthis at 07:09 PM on January 10
Please stop calling so many athletes by first initial/first syllable of last name. 2004 is calling,they want their nicknames back! It reminds me of, when was it, the mid-late '90s when every other business was called Planet Something. Naming trends like that become appallingly dated, but where you can always change the sign in front of your business, it's harder to shake a nickname.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 07:20 PM on January 10
Please stop calling so many athletes by first initial/first syllable of last name. 2004 is calling,they want their nicknames back! Players known by nicknames, first names, initials etc, usually did something special to garner such instant recognition. Names like The Mick, Reggie, A-Rod, T O, Yaz, The Babe, Killer and many more have been used forever. Sorry you don't like it, billysaysshit. Hope it doesn't ruin your whole day.
posted by drevl at 09:01 AM on January 11
Sorry you don't like it, billysaysshit. Hope it doesn't ruin your whole day. Hey, drevl, it wasn't some kind of call for mass castration, okay? Breathe deeply, in, out, in, out.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 09:14 AM on January 11
Hey, drevl, it wasn't some kind of call for mass castration, okay? Breathe deeply, in, out, in, out. posted by lil_brown_bat at 9:14 AM CST on January 11 Hey, lbb. Some shithead tells me to stop calling a player by his very famous nickname, I'll tell him to go fuck hisself. However, being this is an internet site I chose to simply modify his SpoFi nickname instead. See what a nice thoughtful guy I am.
posted by drevl at 02:48 PM on January 11
drevl, you twisted little fuck (just calling it as I see it), I was referring to Tony Stewart as TStew and not deriding all nicknames or even all nicknames of that particular form--you're right that ARod should always be ARod. Learn to read.
posted by billsaysthis at 04:06 PM on January 11
Calling someone shithead? For that? That musta been some volumentric amount of piss that someone deposited in your Cheerios this morning, drevl.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 04:45 PM on January 11
billsaythis, I've been called twisted and I've been called a fuck - but never little. Also, your comment about first initial/first syllable came just two comments after my reference using "A-Rod". I read your words, not your mind. TStew is a poor choice of a nickname. I hope it don't stick. He deserves a tougher name. lbb, I wouldn't eat my cheerios any other way. Thanks for your concern.
posted by drevl at 07:00 PM on January 11
drevl, there's a first time for everything--now go and have another bowl of those Pissios!
posted by billsaysthis at 11:52 PM on January 12
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