Crystal_ball

ShrinkRap

  • joined Jan 23, 2012
  • last login Mar 16, 2012
  • posts 14
  • comments 57

Aficionado of smash mouth football, drug-free competition, and the Vin Scully school of commentating.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB San Francisco Giants
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NCAAF Alabama Crimson Tide
  • NCAAB Michigan St. Spartans
  • Cycling Anybody dope-free.
  • General Cal Crew
  • Boxing Smokin' Joe Frazier (RIP)
  • Golf Lee Trevino, Rory McIlroy
  • Tennis Billie Jean King
  • MMA Gina Carano
  • Winter Olympics Ethiopian Ski Team
  • Fantasy Seal Team 6
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Poll: Are Pre/Post Fight Scraps Good For Boxing?

The pre/post fight scraps, slaps, and spits that we witnessed this weekend between Chisora, Klitschko, and Haye have produced a range of opinions about their value to the sport. Some say this is...

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Great Expectorations

We live in an era where great expectorations have supplanted great expectations as the lead-in to a heavyweight championship fight. Dereck Chisora, the trash talking, bitch slapping challenger to...

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HBO Video Clips From"Namath"

Below are embedded clips from HBO's wonderful documentary, Namath. If you have a subscription to HBO, you may be able to watch the entire documentary online here. Here's what Ray Didinger of...

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Driving While Asian

The proverbial road less traveled is on display this week for all the world to see. HBO's intimate documentary, Namath, and the NBA's reality show, Jeremy Lin, spin fascinating narratives of...

Love this photo. 1962; 19 year old Namath and the Bear. Apologies if the link has been previously...

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Love this photo. 1962; 19 year old Namath and the Bear. Apologies if the link has been previously posted.

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Sparky vs Buck

The Hot Stove League heats up with the inaugural Field of Dreams Barnstorming Series, where anything's possible and everyone's on a first-name basis. It's the Sparkies, managed by the late Captain...

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And Now, Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney, curmudgeon emeritus at 60 Minutes, passed away last year at the age of ninety-two. He was a lifelong fan of the New York Giants and files this exclusive Super Bowl XLVI report from the...

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Untarnished

I met JoePa on a warm summer day. Well, I didn’t actually meet him; it was more of a fly-by. We were walking the beach in Avalon, New Jersey. Paterno was chugging north--shirtless, shoeless,...

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Remember the Alamo!

HBO launched its 2012 season of championship boxing this evening with a doubleheader snoozefest from San Antonio's Alamodome, not to be confused with the Alamo, where a real fight occurred. The...

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Angelo Dundee: Cornerman Nonpareil

“You’re blowing it, son.” In four crisp words Angelo Dundee, who passed away February 1 at the age of 90, branded a legendary moment in boxing history and secured his place in the pantheon of...

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Pugilistica Delirium

Is there any sport better than boxing when it comes to nicknames? Boxing nicknames, many of which are alarmingly indistinguishable from WWE fare, can be categorized in any number of ways, such as: ...

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So Good It Should Be Illegal

What is it that makes the Alabama football experience so . . . intoxicating? Truth be told, I hated the Tide growing up. It was as easy as hating the Yankees, broccoli, and authority. And yes,...

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For Whom the Tweet Tolls

The distinction between Kyle Williams and the outcasts on Twitter who hurled death threats at him and his family could not be more plain. On one side of the coin we have Williams, who bravely...

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Mayweather vs Merchant Bout Falls Through

Las Vegas, NV 24 Jan 2012 Sources close to the Floyd Mayweather camp leaked news today that negotiations have broken down for a May 5 bout with 80-year-old HBO boxing analyst Larry Merchant for...

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