Google News turns up virtually no hits on this, but it was February 22, 1980, when we beat those damn Commies. Team USA won the gold a few days later. If you haven’t seen Miracle, it’s a good one. I’ve also caught the game on ESPN Classic a couple of times. Good stuff, fond memories.
From Cagle Cartoons. While we should all wish that Congress was doing something constructive instead of holding hearings about entertainment, I guess we should be glad that they aren’t doing what they normally do.
Here are some predictions from my party this weekend: Murdoc: NE 38-20 My Wife: NE 38-21 My Brother: NE 27-17 My Mom: NE 27-13 My Son: NE 13-7 My Daughter: NE wins I think New York will play decently and the Patriots won’t run away with it, but I also don’t think that the outcome […]
Not “re-signs.” Resigns. Apparently so. It was a rough year for the Redskins, with numerous injuries to key players and the death of Sean Taylor, but despite some questionable calls Gibbs pulled the team together under a back-up QB and guided them into the playoffs. I expected Gibbs to coach one more year and then […]
Skipping Anthem an un-America move by NFL, Steelers Classy: The NFL and the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to start their Monday Night Football game without the National Anthem according to the Denver Post. The game had been delayed 25 minutes due to weather. The comments on the article show the classlessness of some folks, combined with […]
I always thought Taylor looked better wearing #36, but he switched to #21 after Fred Smoot left the team. Now Smoot’s back, but Taylor kept the number. So here’s an earlier shot of Taylor in #36. He was an obviously gifted player, the sort that could change a game all by himself. His off-field troubles […]
Whitecaps capture another crown Midwest League champions once again: After taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five Midwest League Championship series the Whitecaps were taken to a fifth and deciding game Saturday night by the Beloit Snappers. And the best team during the season proved they were the best team in the playoffs, capturing their […]
Blocked field goal secures Appalachian State’s upset of Michigan ESPN wonders if it might not be the biggest upset ever. I don’t know about that, but obviously Michigan’s entire season is basically over and this will stand as one of the most shameful games in the history of the, well, of the history. I guess […]
The Atlanta Humane Society is now accepting Michael Vick t-shirts and jerseys. They’ll be used as bedding, chew toys and rags for cleaning up dog doo. Which is only appropriate, right, Rocky? Image from SFGate. USA Today: At Atlanta shelter, Vick jerseys are going to the dogs. I don’t begrudge professional athletes or other entertainers […]
Saw this on DIVIDS: What is that flag under the Stars & Stripes? Oh: It’s worse than Communists. It’s the Ohio State Buckeyes. As a Michigan resident, I gotta say I hope they keel-hauled the joker that ran that up the mast. Even if it was the navigator. Which it was.