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  • joined May 08, 2008
  • last login Jul 08, 2014
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Get your statistics, Hot off the press!

I've been grabbing some statistics here and there to prove points (or at least to try to prove them.)  I'm not going to try to prove anything this time.  I'm just going to list where we rank in all...

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I'm giving CTSS the day off on Monday

Most of you know by now that I am highly critical of CTSS the coach, and think he should be terminated immedediately. It's been about month since the debacle in Palo Alto (or at least it seems...

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I humbly apologize to the Rays and to my Bruin brothers and sisters

Just after the Rays had their miracle comeback against the Yankees and won the AL East wild card, I likened the Rays to the Bruins, and thought that if the Rays could do it, the Bruins could. That...

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Not really OT when you think about it

Life is good here in Geezerville, thanks to a 6 run 8th inning, and a two out, two strike homer by a guy with a .108 batting average in the 9th. The Rays didn't give up, and they kept battling. ...

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OT: An attempt to lighten the mood

With a couple of scoops of basketball good news, we've had a pretty miserable time here over the past few weeks (or past few years if you're that dejected.)  This post has nothing to do with...

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Harbaugh and Cheatie One More Time

There was a very tender moment at the end of the Niners Seahawks game, when Harbaugh went over to shake hands. I'm sure Cheatie didn't say "what's your deal," because the meeting did not last...

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According to Yoon, Neuheisel rips Bruins for poor practice

At the end of the practice, he is said to have screamed "I can't be the only one who cares." Maybe this was the manager in "Bull Durham" throwing all the bats in the shower. I don't know. ...

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OT: Maryland sets the new standard for ugly uniforms

We are getting the Florida version of just$c* against Maryland on TV tonight. I tried very diligently to fix the video on the TV, only to learn to my surprise that there was nothing wrong with it....

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OT - Dodger News

I have figured out why the Dodgers are falling apart.  Having your team totally suck is what you have to expect when Major Frank Burns takes over as owner.  I trust one of the smart people will...

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"One and Done" to be replaced by "Two and Through"?

Here's a blurb from a story on Yahoo Sports by Mark J. Spears dated April 8: "Several high-ranking NBA team executives told Yahoo! Sports they wouldn’t be surprised if the age limit in the new CBA...

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Way OT - confirming geezer status

It is with great pride that I announce that my only begotten son has reached geezerhood.  It seems like it was only yesterday he was telling me which Star Wars guys he absolutely had to have.  And...

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Veto Seto mentioned on Yahoo Sports

I think the guys at Yahoo Sports generally do a pretty good job.  They broke the stories about bu$hgate and timmeh paying cash for OJ2.  They finally got a story about Veto Seto, but unfortunately...

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[Updated w a poll] Way OT - Who to root for in the Super Bowl

I don't particularly like or dislike either team, so I reverted to science to determine who to root for. Pittsburgh has a guy named Steve McLendon who went to Troy, and it has Troy Polamalu (who I...

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Renardo Sidney

[Video now embedded - BN] There is a video on Yahoo Sports showing Sidney and one of his teammates getting in a fight in the stands before the game.  I'm not at all surprised that Coach Howland...

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Please, oh please, let this be a sign of things to come

Notre Dame 20, trogans 16. I remember another 20 to 16 game.  Is it too much to ask that this is a sign that karma is about to step in and provide just a little balance to the universe.  That...

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OT - Help me save the world

Bruins, I spent time over the weekend with some dear friends.  They are nice people.  They are fairly well educated, to the extent that anyone who didn't go to UCLA can be well educated.  The time...

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Bucs put Brian Price on injured reserve

This is from a story in the Tampa Tribune by Anwar Richardson: "The Bucs announced they have placed Price, their second-round pick (35th overall) in the 2010 draft, on injured reserve tody [sic]...

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OT: For the "At Least He Didn't Want To Be A Trogan" Department

My views on announcers are well known, I think.  There is almost no game in any sport which I believe is enhanced by a play by play announcer, except maybe for curling or tossing the caber.  The...

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It looks like Yahoo's Jeff Passan gets it

Jeff Passan wrote an article in Yahoo Sports about the Ray's difficulty in drawing fans despite their success on the field.  Today, they gave away 20,000 tickets, one of which went to me, but alas...

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Bu$h says he's giving back the Heisman, according to the AP

Yahoo Sports reports an AP story that bu$h has released a statement saying he would give back the Heisman. The cheater says: “One of the greatest honors of my life was winning the Heisman Trophy...

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Yahoo Sports reports that bu$h to be stripped of Heisman

Yahoo Sports says that bu$h is about to be de-Heismaned: The Heisman Trophy Trust is expected to strip former University of Southern California star running back Reggie Bush of college football’s...

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OT - Vinnie is coming back next year

I just read that Vinnie will be back for his 62nd year, and for the 62nd year will be working alone in the booth.  I'm certainly not alone in being spoiled by so many years of listening to the best...

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I'm disappointed

It's 10:00 Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 27, and I don't see one new story having to do with Lame.  He had all night to say something stupid or to do something stupid, and yet there's...

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Blog posts and defamation

I just got a case to work on in which the client wrote a comment on a website about a bad experience he or she (keeping this vague on purpose) had with a particular business establishment.  The...

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UCLA vs Alabama?

Roll Tide Roll is quoting the fishwrap as saying that UCLA is talking about scheduling Alabama at a neutral-site season opener in 2012.  The 'wrap says we're asking New Braska if we they want to...

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Cheatie Petey: the one constant in this topsy-turvy world of Trogan "Family"

The myth about Southern Cal's media hype around "Trojan family" get exposed again as Pete Carroll mercilessly screws another former Trojan as the head coach of Seattle Seahawks.

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Yahoo Sports headline story about Lane Violation

I'll let one of the smart people do all the links.  Basically, the story says that Yahoo found out that Lame is getting $4,000,000 a year from just$c (and that Monte Kiffin is getting $2,000,000 a...

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AD of the Year Criteria

There were some questions about what the criteria were for AD of the year.  I sent an e-mail to the SportsBusiness Journal and asked them.  Here's what I got in reply from David Bourne (

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Way OT and way, way back

Garages need to get cleaned out in Geezerville, and I looked in one box that had, among other things, the DB from November 22, 1965, discussing our 20-16 win over just$c.  I know why I kept that...

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Today, The Cal Bar Journal - Tomorrow the fishwrap?

A little note in the California Bar Journal for February 2010 says "California Bar Journal goes digital March 1 Beginning March 1, the State Bar newspaper will cease publication in paper format...

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