Favre + Condo = Viking

The St. Paul Pioneer Pressstated today that Brett Favre has reportedly put down a deposit of  $30,000. for a condo in Edina, Minnesota.  According to my math that means that Brett will be a Viking very soon.  Signing Brett Favre is a good move for the Vikings, and it should make the Vikings a solid contender in the NFC North.  I know Brett …

Steve McNair found dead of gunshot wound

According to reports by espn.com former Tennessee Titans QB Steve McNair has been found dead of an apparent gunshot wound. The incident happened near 2nd South & Lea Ave in downtown Nashville. In addition to McNair a female was also found dead. From News Channel 5 “According to Don Aaron with the Metro Nashville Police …

Cris Carter Rookie Symposium Speech 2009

Cris Carter delivered a stern speech to the NFL Rookies on the last day of the Rookie Symposium. He said Pacman and Burress played the ‘It won’t happen to me” card. If anyone knows about battling addiction and how it can ruin your career it is Cris Carter. He was cut from the Philadelphia Eagles …

Is Dustin Pedroia in a slump?

There has been a lot of talk this season about how Dustin Pedroia is in a season long slump. Anyone who has been this assertion has not crunched the numbers between his first 73 games last year and his first 73 game this year Thru 73 games Year AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI …

Should Manny Ramirez play right away when he comes back?

Juan Pierre has been the consummate professional for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Waiting his turn on the bench and playing superbly when he has been inserted into the starting lineup. There has been a lot of discussion about whether Manny should get his starting position back the second he is eligible to play again. …

Remembering Joe Delaney, 26 years ago

26 years ago this week Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe Delaney died. Delaney was drafted in 1981 with the 21st pick in the 2nd round out of Northwestern State. Delaney was named the UPI AFC Rookie of the Year in 1981 after gaining 1121 yards on just 234 carries. Unfortunately Delaney played just one …

Aplington-Parkersburg Football Coach Ed Thomas dies from gunshot wounds

UPDATE: Mark Becker pleads not guilty to killing coach Aplington-Parkersburg Football Coach Ed Thomas was shot and killed Wednesday, June 24 inside the school as athletes were lifting weights, according to the district superintendent. Thomas was flown to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa after he was shot according to a hospital statement No students …

Will Tiger Woods Ever Lose His No. 1 Ranking?

As I was watching the US Open over this weekend I happened to stumble upon the stats on David Duval’s world rankings.  In 1999, Duval was ranked No. 1 in the world for 15 weeks. Over the last 10 year we have watched him struggle and watched his ranking spiral down to No. 882 just …

NBA 2009 Mock Draft Preview

1. L.A. Clippers – Blake Griffin It’s a sad day to be in the Griffin household. Griffin is an absolute monster that will outwork just about anyone on the court, but the Clippers have a history of drafting early and their picks not panning out. See Chris Kaman, Melvin Ely, Chris Wilcox, Tyson Chandler, Michael …

2009 NBA Finals Prediction

We didn’t do so hot with our Conference finals predictions but we were correct in predicting LeBron would average 33-9-9 if forced to play a lot of minutes. And who would have guessed LeBron would be the only Cavalier to show up in the series? Without further ado, our NBA Finals prediction. 3 Orlando Magic …

NBA Conference Finals Predictions – 2009

NBA Conference Finals Predictions – 2009 1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs 3 Orlando Magic The Orlando Magic will need a lot of Magic if they are going to beat the Cavaliers in a 7 game series. I think Cleveland easily takes the first 2 games at home, loses game 3 and then wins the next 2 …