Red Sox Closer Jon Papelpon is Certifiably Infreakingsane – ESPN

    Unbelievably interesting piece posted on the ESPN Boston blogs today.  You can read the redacted or full versions, depending on your preference.  I recommend the bullet points as the long version  is just one of Gordon Edes (he and Shaughnessy anchored out the old blow-hards section of Sports Section during The Boston Globe‘s … Continue reading

This man clearly does not appreciate that Greenman is totally saving his life right now, bro

XFL – take note! – THIS could be your ticket back in…

And then I stumbled on something so remarkable I wish Jodie Foster discovered this for me so she could wish that a lyrical wordsmith could have discovered it for her: POLO WITH ELEPHANTS.

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather are ‘Bothered,’ Bloodthirsty – AP reports

    Send back the cases of air puffed cheese doodles. Put the light beer back in the fridge. Cut off your illegal Pay-Per-View tap (wait… scratch that last one). The prize fight for the welterweight title between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been called off. Accusations between both camps were a-flying: “Floyd to … Continue reading

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather are 'Bothered,' Bloodthirsty – AP reports

    Send back the cases of air puffed cheese doodles. Put the light beer back in the fridge. Cut off your illegal Pay-Per-View tap (wait… scratch that last one). The prize fight for the welterweight title between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been called off. Accusations between both camps were a-flying: “Floyd to … Continue reading

ESPN’s War on Canada or, “Dear Hockey, I tried to care, but I’m in love with your cousin…”

Hey Canadians! [[Editors note: here’s looking at you, Malcolm Gladwell!]] Rejoice! Today an American-American (me) tried to care about Hockey! I know about as much about hockey as I do about neurosurgery. I know that blades are required and there is usually a significant amount of blood. Today I decided to dedicate a significant chunk … Continue reading

ESPN's War on Canada or, "Dear Hockey, I tried to care, but I'm in love with your cousin…"

Hey Canadians! [[Editors note: here’s looking at you, Malcolm Gladwell!]] Rejoice! Today an American-American (me) tried to care about Hockey! I know about as much about hockey as I do about neurosurgery. I know that blades are required and there is usually a significant amount of blood. Today I decided to dedicate a significant chunk … Continue reading

Tiger Woods says HGH “Works like, real good” – AP, Venuist Report

[[Story: From the AP news wire.]] Orlando, FL – 12/16/2009 – Tiger Woods admits that at first blush, performance enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (HGH) would seem out of place on a golf green. The Venuist/phony AP first reported yesterday that Mr. Woods had signed on to professionally endorse Kickassium Pharma … Continue reading

Tiger Woods says HGH "Works like, real good" – AP, Venuist Report

[[Story: From the AP news wire.]] Orlando, FL – 12/16/2009 – Tiger Woods admits that at first blush, performance enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (HGH) would seem out of place on a golf green. The Venuist/phony AP first reported yesterday that Mr. Woods had signed on to professionally endorse Kickassium Pharma … Continue reading

Tiger Woods Signs Deal to Endorse HGH – AP, Venuist Report

    [[Venuist/AP news-wire, Orlando, FL; 12/15/2009]] As the old saying goes, all press is good press. But Tiger Woods and his team may have taken this age old axiom to its most extreme extent ever intended with a new PR campaign. After losing his position as central spokesperson for several high profile companies — … Continue reading