Tell Me Why I Don't Like Mondays
I don't know how I missed this salacious gossip tidbit, but Lance Armstrong was recently seen out in Los Angeles with uber-celebrity Paris Hilton.
Now, the news isn't the fact that Paris Hilton was out on the town in L.A.
The news is, for the eighth consecutive year, a triumphant Armstrong joyously rode into... (oh c'mon, stop...it's too easy.)
Nick Saban: so not a genius.
Eric Mangini: also not quite a genius.
In times past, I would have cancelled all plans - save for bodily excretions - to watch every minute of every inning of a Red Sox/Yankees weekend.
I might have caught, collectively, six of the 28 innings.
Sad. So sad.
The Red Sox cannot afford for this to happen again. I mean, they got most of us schmucks to buy our tickets through the month of Sept., but it's to the point now where redsox.com is sending out emails that the EMC Club still has availability.
Great. $250 clams to watch Dave Murphy and Dustin Pedroia. I'll save the $240 and head to McCoy, where for 10 bucks, I can get a box seat and a hot dog.
Congrats to Richard Kiplagat, winning the Providence CVS Downtown 5k yesterday. Nice little payday for the Iona-educated Kenyan phenom.
Scary news out of Pittsburgh, where five Duquesne men's basketball players were shot on Saturday night.
It's scary for so many reasons, but topping the list is the fact it could happen anywhere.
Back to the Patriots. The first two weeks of the season, you're simply supposed to beat the teams you're supposed to beat. It's not brain surgery.
The Pats have done that. In November, the combination of the Bills and Jets games will read 2-0.
Have they been Scarlett Johansson pretty? No. Have they been effective? Yes.
The Patriots make the big play(s) when they need to. Don Davis' stuff on 4th-and-1 vs. the Bills. The Harrison tip to Bruschi interception at the end of the Jets game (by the way, if you're scoring at home, that was a guy who had his knee explode tipping a pass to a guy who had a stroke...let's keep THAT in perspective).
As Brady makes his adjustments, as the players adjust to him, as the defense figures out their angles, the whole thing will come together. En route to a very special year in Foxboro, I think.
Two more HR for Papi and he breaks the long-standing Red Sox record, held since 1938 by Jimmie Foxx.
-----Where have you gone, Richard Nixon
? America used to be the preeminent power to mold and shape foreign policy and protocol.
It looks like we're running scared from Iranian president Ahmadinejad.
Back to running...Craig Mottram is quickly becoming the world's top distance runner
Ok, that's all for now. Need to do some work and figure how not to throw up, as I've got a bit of morning sickness.
No, not that kind...