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Switch Pitcher versus Switch Hitter

June 22, 2008 at 06:56 PM

Minor league baseball game featuring a switch pitcher facing off against a switch hitter. Hilarity ensues: And here's the full thing:... Continue reading

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The origin of Lance Berkman's "Big Puma" nickname

May 19, 2008 at 09:24 PM

Houston sports media personality Lance Zierlein discusses the origins of former Canyon High School baseball star Lance Berkman's excellent Big Puma nickname. Berkman may have learned everything he knows about baseball from a young Brian Behrend, but he's always had the same sense of humor. That sense of humor is the main source of the name Big Puma: Well the discussion turned to his unfortunate nickname of "Fat Elvis". He told us the story of... Continue reading

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Trinity U. Wins Game on 15 Lateral Final Play

October 28, 2007 at 07:13 AM

Down by two with only a couple seconds left in the game Trinity University out of San Antonio didn't have much hope against the mighty Millsaps Majors. One play, 61 yards, and fifteen laterals later the Tigers were celebrating an improbably victory. Check out the video below: Trinity did a great job of keeping the play alive and it actually looked like all of the laterals were legit laterals. Plays like this almost always end... Continue reading

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The Sooners lose to Boise State again in NCAA 08

May 25, 2007 at 09:13 PM

The Oklahoma Sooners lost to Boise State in historic fashion in last year's Fiesta Bowl, and it looks like EA isn't going to let them forget it. One of the biggest features they're touting in NCAA Football 08 (due out in July) is all the new trick plays they've added to the expanded play books. To highlight the feature, they're using a clip of Boise State using the Statue of Liberty play to beat OU... Continue reading

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A&M fans hold "mini" yell practice for Gillispie

March 29, 2007 at 03:48 PM

Man are those guys ever going to figure out this crap is why the entire country mocks them incessantly? They held a miniature yell practice trying to convince coach Billy Gillispie to stay at Texas A&M and not move on to a better job. Only about 70 students and other morons fans showed up (the 150 number quoted in the story is BS) and Coach Gillispie was not even in the state. The rally... Continue reading

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Dallas city council trying to blow Super Bowl bid

March 23, 2007 at 02:51 PM

First Mayor Laura Miller and her fellow idiots on the Dallas City Council cost Dallas the Cotton Bowl (and probably the Texas/Oklahoma game.) Now they're doing their best to ruin any attempts to bring the Super Bowl to the new Cowboys stadium and the DFW area. Despite not being interested in paying for the new stadium or the economic revival it would bring, Dallas is trying to bully their way into reaping all the... Continue reading

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Aggies' worst nightmare come true

March 07, 2007 at 09:12 PM

This movie is definite Academy Award material for next year, but will probably be banned in Bryan/College Station. Coming soon to a theater near you: A genetic engineering experiment goes horribly wrong, turning sheep into bloodthirsty killers. From the same effects studio behind Lord of the Rings, Black Sheep will be in theaters June 22nd. Get ready for the violence of the lambs. (Watch higher quality version) Update: Well talk about coincidence, the movie will... Continue reading

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EA announces NCAA Football 08 cover boy

March 04, 2007 at 10:05 AM

EA Sports has announced that former Boise State quarterback Jared Zabransky will be on the cover of NCAA Football 2008. Zabransky and his Bronco teammates had a storybook season and knocked off the Oklahoma Sooners in the Fiesta Bowl in one of the most exciting college football games of the year. It was one of the more interesting stories of this season, but there's no way he deserves to be on the cover. Zabransky... Continue reading

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Grapevine baseball player dies from head injury

February 24, 2007 at 10:20 PM

Tragic news tonight as the young Grapevine High School baseball player injured in a batting cage accident passed away tonight from the injury. Chris Gavora was hit in the head while tossing batting practice to a teammate. He was standing behind an L-screen but a line drive from another cage went through a hole in a protective net and struck him. Officials are investigating if proper safety procedures were followed. Our thoughts go out to... Continue reading

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Time Warner is selling the Atlanta Braves

February 13, 2007 at 10:37 PM

Time Warner Inc. is selling the Atlanta Braves to Liberty Media, owners of the Discovery Channel, USA, QVC, Encore, and STARZ. Great news for Braves' fans as Time Warner's financial troubles since the AOL merger in January 2000 resulted in a reduction of payroll being forced on general manager John Schuerholz. Odd deal that has Time Warner will handing over the Braves, a group of craft magazines, and $1 billion in cash to Liberty Media... Continue reading

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Bevo Sports Wins College Football Blogger Award

February 01, 2007 at 06:16 PM

My Texas Longhorns sports site, BevoSports.com, has won the Brady Quinn Award. What is the Brady Quinn Award you ask? It's an award for the best looking college football blog in the whole entire world. We felt honored just to be nominated, so winning is definitely a cool thing. I just hope people don't consider us as over-rated as Brady Quinn and Notre Dame. That would suck. So thanks to everyone out there who... Continue reading

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Vince Young is AP Rookie of the Year

January 04, 2007 at 07:36 PM

Tennessee Titans quarterback and former Longhorn Vince Young ran away with the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year award. Vince picked up 23 out of the 50 possible votes, easily besting Marques Colston and Maurice Jones-Drew. Overhyped New Orleans Saint Reggie Bush pulled up the rear with only 3 votes. Vince really had an impressive season, he even exceeded my high expectations for him in year one. This was a remarkably good year... Continue reading

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Detroit pitcher injured by Guitar Hero

December 16, 2006 at 03:35 PM

Detroit Tigers fireballer Joel Zumaya was sidelined during this year's American League Championship Series against Oakland. The 22 year old reliever pitched only a single inning during the series because of an injured forearm. Now thanks to a radio interview with general manager Dave Dombrowski we know that Zumaya's inflamed forearm came thanks to the PS2 game Guitar Hero: During the radio interview, Dombrowski said the Tigers' athletic training staff discovered that Zumaya's forearm... Continue reading

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Videos from Red River Rivalry

October 08, 2006 at 07:19 AM

Texas knocked off their hated rival the Oklahoma Sooners Saturday in the Red River Rivalry here in Dallas. It was a great game for Longhorn fans but was certainly scary for at least the first half. The team pulled it out in the second though finally clicking on offense and getting a couple of big turnovers. Texas scored the final 21 points and ended up with a 28 - 10 victory. Check out my videos... Continue reading

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EA's NFL Head Coach commercial

June 22, 2006 at 07:32 AM

You know what's a bad idea? Letting Eddie George go. Get me a water. Notice a guy wearing George's old number 27 standing behind the two as they argue over the play call. Now that's funny. The game was released yesterday and is getting decent reviews, something I'd definitely pick up if NCAA Football 2007 wasn't coming out in just a few more weeks. I'm going to try to rent it from Blockbuster this... Continue reading

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Nike and Apple team up for Nike+

May 27, 2006 at 04:15 PM

Incredibly cool new set of products from Nike and Apple coming soon. Insert a sensor into a pair of specially designed Nike+ tennis shoes, attach a receiver to your iPod nano, and then the two measure your activity. The iPod nano's screen gives you important information such as time, distance, pace, and calories burnder, and you'll hear workout-based voice feedback through your headphones as you exercise. You'll be able to purchase special Sport iMixes... Continue reading

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Food from grocery stores and other minor league hardships

April 15, 2006 at 05:32 PM

Stupid kid from nearby Rowlett, Texas gave up on his (and just about a million other kids) lifetime dream after 3 freaking days and walked away from a $460,000 deal with the Colorado Rockies. Hmmm... playing baseball for a living or going to school at Richland Community College? I can see why Kyle Hancock is having such a tough time wrestling with that decision. The next stop on the road trip was Orem, Utah. Hancock,... Continue reading

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TiVo Camouflage

April 15, 2006 at 11:11 AM

Hilarious question posed to Bill Simmons' latest mailbag on ESPN.com this week: Q: I love TiVo, but why can't I change the name of my saved shows? In the days of the video, I could tape what I want, change the name to "Broncos Highlights -- 1994" and rest assured my wife would never look at it. Now, if I TiVo something she might not like, "Naughty Nurses" is right on the saved list. Has... Continue reading

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People may think pro athletes are dumb...

March 23, 2006 at 08:48 PM

But apparently their family members are even less intelligent. Pittsburgh Steelers safety Tyrone Carter was fortunate enough to get a chance to play in Super Bowl XL and I guess his brother thought he might never get another chance to see this happen. Instead of showing up for the beginning of his six month prison sentence on January 6th, Tank Carter decided to skip town and party with Snoop Dogg in Detroit. The price... Continue reading

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Vince Young to enter NFL draft

January 08, 2006 at 08:05 AM

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that Vince Young has scheduled a press conference for 3pm today and will announce he is headed for the NFL. Young will reportedly sign with Steve McNair's agent Bus Cook. Obviously disappointing news for Longhorn fans but probably the best decision for Vince. His stock is about as high as anyone's could get right now and he's probably got a chance for some endorsements coming off his legendary Rose... Continue reading

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Awesome, Grande Cable is f***ing piece of crap

January 04, 2006 at 06:45 PM

Apparently they decided today was a good day to screw up and drop ESPN and instead show Fox Sports on 2 dif channels at once. This is the same POS company that in 2006 does not offer digital cable or HD original promised date of availability for HD: 9/2004. Pathetic. I'm sure glad i get my HD via OTA antenna and won't be relying on these morons.... Continue reading

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Jeremy Shockey's premature celebration

December 04, 2005 at 08:52 PM

A week old now, but still hilarious. Jeremy Shockey celebrates a little early after teammate Jay Feely's last second field goal. Feely missed that one wide left and two more in overtime as the Giants lost to the Seahawks. (via)... Continue reading

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Texas at Baylor

November 05, 2005 at 09:37 PM

Christina and I woke up nice and early and headed down to Waco to see the Horns play Baylor. Very good game if you're a Texas fan, but it was a little boring at times. Texas rolled them 62 to nothing in a game I was actually a little nervous about at the start. The Bears have been anemic on offense all year, but their defense is stout and after last week you never... Continue reading

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Skip Bayless is a joke

October 27, 2005 at 09:09 PM

That's certainly not breaking news, but Skippy has outdone himself this time. In his latest article on ESPN.com writes that there's no way Texas should be number one in the country and that we wouldn't stand a chance head-to-head against USC. It's one thing to have that opinion (though I think it's completely wrong), it's another to then not back it up with rational argument. Hmmm... I wonder why he'd have such an irrational hatred... Continue reading

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2005 Red River Rivalry

October 10, 2005 at 08:58 PM

Christina and I took a ton off shots of this weekend’s Texas/OU game. We have 64 photos of The State Fair, pregame warmups, in game action, and the some great shots of the victory celebration. There’s a classic shot of Will Winston waving the big Longhorn flag while Kasey Studdard is congratulated by a very grateful cheerleader. Nice to see the big guys having some fun in more ways than one. By the way,... Continue reading

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Hurricane relief is serious, but this is still funny...

September 26, 2005 at 07:07 PM

When the league held its fundraising telethon for Hurricane Katrina victims last Monday, one of the operators taking phone calls was former Raiders lineman and coach Art Shell. At one point during the evening, the phone at his station rang. He picked it up. NFL Hurricane Relief, this is Art Shell, he answered. Raiders SUCK!' said a guy, who promptly hung up. I was thinking the same thing when I saw some of the players... Continue reading

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Texas beats Ohio State!

September 11, 2005 at 12:09 AM

Texas just beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 25 to 22, I live blogged the entire game over at Bevo Sports. Huge road victory for the Horns over the number four team in the country. The Horns had to fight through some mistakes and didn't play their best game, but with the game on the line in the fourth quarter Vince Young and the defense stepped up. First the good. We just beat the #4... Continue reading

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Is Lance Armstrong thinking comeback?

September 05, 2005 at 11:27 PM

According to Lance himself in the Austin-American Statesman he is. I'm thinking about it, Armstrong said. I'm thinking it's the best way to piss (the French) off. I think the French's drug accusations on blood tested six years after the fact are backfiring, now he's going to come back and kick their asses again. Update: Looks like he won't be coming back after all.... Continue reading

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2005 NCAA Football Top 25 Poll

September 02, 2005 at 07:20 AM

With the college football season finally getting underway, it's time for me to post my preaseason top 25 teams. This is just my initial gut feelings on each team based on how good I think they'll be and just as importantly on what their schedule looks like. Some of them don't match up at all with the other preseason polls, but this is where I think they're going to finish the season. Southern Cal Texas... Continue reading

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College football needs a playoff

August 30, 2005 at 06:30 PM

Editor's note: Bobby Burton of Rivals.com has a birthday wish today, to air his thoughts on the ridiculousness that is the lack of a playoff system in NCAA Division 1 football. His thoughts echo mine and most sports fans pretty damn well. Feel free to pass this on... Today is my birthday - I'm 36 today. Or, as my dad put it this morning, I'm halfway home. But before I reach "home," there is a... Continue reading

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Latest steroid rumor

August 18, 2005 at 07:56 PM

Rumors are flying all over the place that two baseball superstars have tested positive for steroids and are going through the system. Reportedly, they're almost through the appeals process and their names will be released in the next couple of days. However, one of the two names that are floating to the top of the list is Roger freaking Clemens. Roger isn't a superstar, he's a legend. He's probably one of the top 3 pitchers... Continue reading

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Rafael Palmeiro will be a Hall of Famer

July 03, 2005 at 10:07 AM

I know it's not exactly new news, but Skip Bayless is a moron. Anyone that can actually argue that Rafael Palmeiro doesn't deserve in the Hall of Fame because he's an average player, is either completely clueless or just a complete ass. Palmeiro has been one of the best and most consistent players over the last 20 years. 563 home runs and counting, 8 hits shy of 3000, and a .289 career batting average.... Continue reading

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Kenny Rogers implodes

June 30, 2005 at 03:36 PM

In case you missed it, Kenny Rogers went berserk yesterday and attacked two different TV cameramen before a Rangers game. From the video and eyewitness reports, the first cameraman was filming the entire team coming out of the clubhouse and onto the field. Apparently Mr. Rogers took offense to that and shoved the camera out of his hands. It got worse. Rogers then went out of his way several yards to attack Larry Rodriguez... Continue reading

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Tony + Manu = Love

June 24, 2005 at 02:47 PM

Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili are taking team chemistry to a whole new level. I don't know what the rules are in France and Argentina, but this is probably overdoing things just a bit. (via Orangebloods)... Continue reading

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I can't stand watching basketball

June 23, 2005 at 10:03 PM

I had no idea that hammering Tim Duncan on the arm everytime he goes up for a shot was classified as great defense. NBA officiating makes the game impossible to watch, they call ticky-tack crap away from the ball but let you assault the big guys when they're trying to shoot. It's not biased, it's just terrible.... Continue reading

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Video game to help decide real life baseball game

June 22, 2005 at 11:22 AM

A game between the independent Kansas City T-Bones and the Schaumburg Flyers will begin virtually with two innings on the Xbox instead of out in the field. Two contest winners will play MVP Baseball 2005 with created teams for two innings, and the score after that match-up will carry over to the real game when the two actual teams take the field. The T-Bones (great name by the way) are the ones creating the... Continue reading

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Rivals.com is out of NCAA Football 2006

May 24, 2005 at 11:00 PM

I saw a rumor over at Operation Sports this morning that the deal between Rivals.com and EA Sports had fallen through. It looks like the rumors are true, as I got confirmation from a Rivals exec who said, We were informed that we wouldn't be in the game after all. That's what we know. Sounds like EA has told them the deal is off but they have not been told why. Originally, NCAA Football... Continue reading

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I hate the biased sports media

May 03, 2005 at 07:18 AM

More of this crap again this year? At least last year, the media waited until the Astros seemed to be out of it in mid-July before declaring they should just give away all their good players to a team in a major market in the northeast. The article claims the Astros are so awful that they have no choice but to unload Roger Clemens to a team that is a true contender like the Yankees.... Continue reading

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My MLB 2005 Predictions: National League Edition

April 11, 2005 at 09:38 PM

Busy, busy, busy lately, so my National League picks took a while to get done. Maybe since I've seen a few games they'll actually be a little more accurate, I doubt it. Starting off with the easy one, the NL East... Atlanta Florida (Wild Card winner) Washington Philadelphia New York Mets First and second were pretty easy to choose, after all the Braves have won thirty-seven division titles in a row. Florida has a... Continue reading

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My MLB 2005 predictions: American League Edition

April 05, 2005 at 03:00 PM

With the real Opening day finally here (both the Braves and the Astros play their first games today), I thought I'd post my predictions for this year's Major League Baseball season. This way I can come back in October and see how smart I was, or maybe wasn't. Let's start with the American League East, home of the only two teams the media thinks exist: Boston New York (Wild Card winner) Toronto Tampa Bay... Continue reading

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Playing tennis while high

April 01, 2005 at 02:34 PM

Despite the fact that I don't really care about tennis, I thought this was way too cool not to post. Andre Agassi and Roger Federer played a friendly tennis match atop the Burj Al Arab Hotel helicopter pad in Dubai. The pictures are really amazing, I'd have been scared to death. A big gust of wind knock your butt right off the top. There's nets on the edges, but still. Very cool. (via 37signals)... Continue reading

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10 ideas on how to give the NHL a tune-up

March 29, 2005 at 01:52 PM

ESPN writer John Buccigross has some good ideas to improve the game of hockey and give the NHL a tune up. Most of them sound reasonable, but here's my list of changes I think the league should consider: Every game in high definition No more ice, play it on grass Increase number of players on each team from 6 to 11 Convert nets to large Y-shaped vertical structures Buy out Grande, dissolve it, give... Continue reading

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We're number 65!!

March 22, 2005 at 07:35 AM

With my bracked screwed beyond all hope of respectability and Texas one and done in March Madness, I thought I would post some college sports notes that conveniently mock my good friends at Texas A&M and Texas Tech. Aggies proud to be in the NIT Yeah, yeah. We lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but at least we were in the damn thing. The Aggies appear to be quite proud of themselves... Continue reading

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Congress to subpoena Sosa, McGwire, others

March 09, 2005 at 08:24 AM

Seven current and former major leaguers will be subpoenaed by a congressional committee to testify about steroids. Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Jason Giambi (see my conspiracy theory on the A's), Curt Schilling, Sammy Sosa, Rafael Palmeiro, and Frank Thomas will all be called to testify about steroids in front of the House Government Reform Committee. At first I didn't see the importance in this, but after listening to a lawyer on the Mike &... Continue reading

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Aggies like sheep

February 17, 2005 at 10:55 AM

The Longhorn fans are at it again, dressed up and mocking A&M. This time was even funnier. He even had a sign that said Baaaaah means no! Silly Aggies and their animal lovin'. I really don't know what to say about the guy in the gorilla suit, the giant orange foam novelty hat is a nice touch though. I miss being a college student.... Continue reading

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Ryan Perrilloux is a punk

February 03, 2005 at 07:29 AM

Update: Ryan Perrilloux has been kicked off the team, his career at LSU is over. Jesus. How do you know when Ryan Perrilloux is lying? His lips are moving. In case you didn't know, he picked LSU yesterday after claiming to our coaches just a couple days ago that he was still very much committed to the Horns. He claimed in one interview that he decided to switch to LSU in the last days, only... Continue reading

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Orange Bowl halftime

January 04, 2005 at 09:32 PM

Wow, that was pretty painful. The Orange Bowl halftime show consisted of Kelly Clarkson, Trace Adkins, and Ashlee Simpson. Clarkson was decent aside for one moment when someone in her band decided they should sing louder than she was, it sounded like me singing. Adkins is just a poor man's Toby Keith, which is pretty pathetic. Keith was even at the game because he's a redneck Sooner fan and they couldn't get him. The best... Continue reading

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Texas wins the Rose Bowl!!

January 02, 2005 at 11:16 AM

Texas beat the Michigan Wolverines 38 - 37 last night to win the 2005 Rose Bowl. It was an amazing game by Vince Young and the offense who overcame absolutely horrible special teams play and average play by the defense. Vince rushed for 192 yards and four touchdowns, threw for 180 yards and another TD, and led Texas down the field to set up a 37 yard game winning field goal by Dusty Mangum.... Continue reading

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W. backs the Longhorns

December 17, 2004 at 09:15 AM

This Cavalcade of Whimsy column is pretty funny every week. I wish I had found it earlier in the year. Of course the reason it's well-written and unbiased is that it's written by someone from CollegeFootballNews.com and not someone actually from Fox Sports. This week he addresses (again) the Cal whining and the George W. Bush conspiracists. These Cal fans are pretty hilarious. Maybe they can enlist their friend Michael Moore to make a... Continue reading

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EA gets sole rights from NFL and NFLPA

December 13, 2004 at 09:48 PM

Well have fun playing your ESPN Pro Football or something game next year, because it won't feature and NFL logos or teams and there won't be any players from the NFLPA in it. Electronic Arts has signed an exclusive deal with them for the next five years. QB #5 of the Philadelphia Birds drops back and throws a touchdown the WR #81. Sound fun? I didn't think so. Game, set, and match to EA Sports.... Continue reading

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The Heisman Trophy is a joke

December 09, 2004 at 07:26 AM

The fact that Cedric Benson is not one of the five finalists for the Heisman Trophy is just astounding. There are several worthy candidates this year, so whether or not he deserves to win is up to debate. His season as well as career statistics, as well as his impact on the number four team in the country make him easily a top candidate for Most Outstanding Player, which the Heisman claims to be awarded... Continue reading

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Great take on the Cal Rose Bowl whining

December 07, 2004 at 01:30 PM

These aren't my words, but it's the best thing I've read on the whole Cal deserves to go to the Rose Bowl and Texas doesn't topic. From SynTex on Hornfans (via D-smoo on Orangebloods): The Pac 10 commish, the Cal coach, and many others are harping on some of the voting patterns that may have tainted the BCS. Let's talk about it. Let me take item by item some of the problems that have been... Continue reading

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Texas is going to the Rose Bowl!!!

December 05, 2004 at 05:21 PM

Texas has passed Cal in the BCS Standings and are headed to the Rose Bowl! Woohoo! It sucks for Cal that they're not going and a crappy team like Pitt is, but I'm about to go nuts with all these morons claiming this is some sort of travesty or conspiracy. Both teams deserve to go, the difference between Texas and Cal is negligible. Both teams won 10 and lost 1. Cal lost to the number... Continue reading

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Barry Bonds is a cheater

December 03, 2004 at 10:53 AM

Update: I found this hilarious. Despite not mentioning steroids anywhere in this article, these ads popped up. Someone selling legal steroids must have bought the keywords for Barry Bonds.... Continue reading

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Jason Giambi admits to injecting steroids

December 02, 2004 at 08:25 AM

From the San Francisco Chronicle: Jason Giambi admitted to a federal grand jury he took steroids and human growth hormone in 2003, according to transcripts of (grand jury) testimony... And... ...the former American League MVP told the grand jury investigating the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative steroids case he used steroids obtained from Greg Anderson, the personal trainer for San Francisco Giants star Barry Bonds. They need to do something about this before Bonds breaks Hank... Continue reading

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Nebraska coach calls OU fans hillbillies

November 15, 2004 at 03:48 PM

Nebraska coach Bill Callahan called a group of Sooner fans hillbillies after their game last Saturday. Okay, technically Callahan called them [expletive] hillbillies, which is just so much better. Oklahoma lets what are essentially their rowdiest bunch of morons right on the field and then gives them loud guns. Genius. It sounds like they were right up in the middle of the Cornhusker warm-ups and one of the NU players "accidentally" collided with one... Continue reading

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Roy Williams is a bad man

November 10, 2004 at 10:17 AM

Awesome photo of an awesome catch. If Roy stays (gets) healthy, he's going to have an amazing season and career.... Continue reading

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Astros versus Cardinals

October 13, 2004 at 03:31 PM

The National League Championshop Series starts tonight, but you might not know that if you're just following the national sports media. Monday night's Astros/Braves game was preceded by a brutal half hour pregame show where all they talked about was the Yankees versus Red Sox series. Hell, even here in Dallas Fox is showing that game instead of Game 1 of the Astros series. We're in Texas, show the damn Astros for Pete's sake!... Continue reading

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Ken Caminiti: 1963 - 2004

October 11, 2004 at 08:25 AM

Ken Caminiti died yesterday at the age of 41. The cause of death is apparently a heart attack, most likely caused either directly on indirectly by his years of drug abuse. He was in court just last week for violating his probation by testing positive for cocaine. Unfortunately for Caminiti, his good Major League career will likely be overshadowed by his untimely death and his admission that he used steroids during his career, including... Continue reading

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Big week in sports

October 04, 2004 at 09:47 AM

It's going to either be a really long or really fast week. The Astros capped off an amazing comeback with another win yesterday and are headed to the playoffs as the wild-card winner. Unfortunately, they'll be facing my other favorite team the Atlanta Braves. Again. The Braves beat Houston in the first round in 1997, 1999, and 2001. It'll be tough, I want both teams to win. At least I hope Lance has a... Continue reading

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UT versus Arkansas highlights

September 14, 2004 at 02:58 PM

I'm now hosting highlights of the UT versus Arkansas game from last Saturday for JCDenton. Check it out. Update: Well that sucked down a whopping amount of bandwidth in just one day. I had to take the highlights down to ensure I'd have enough bandwidth for my other sites. Sorry.... Continue reading

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Nice name for a kicker

September 11, 2004 at 11:17 AM

The Southern Miss kicker's name is Britt Barefoot. That may be the world's best name for a kicker, it's much better than Larry Shank.... Continue reading

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UT versus UNT images

September 07, 2004 at 04:28 PM

There's a ton more images on the TexasSports site. Here's another personal favorite.... Continue reading

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Stupid freaking hurricanes

September 07, 2004 at 12:34 PM

They're ruining the start of the NFL and NCAA football seasons. Bastards.... Continue reading

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My college football picks

August 31, 2004 at 03:43 PM

ESPN.com has some really great fantasy games available including full-fledged fantasy baseball and football games. But some of the best games they have available are some of their smaller free games. One of which is College Pick'em, where every week you pick the winners of ten college football games. Here are my picks for this week (my winners in orange): Away TeamHome TeamVirginiaTempleCaliforniaAir ForceOklahoma StateUCLAMichigan StateRutgersWake ForestClemsonOregon StateLSUTulaneMississippi StateColoradoColorado StateToledoMinnesotaNotre DameBrigham Young... Continue reading

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GW and Johnny toss the pigskin around.

August 30, 2004 at 04:47 PM

Regardless of political affiliation, you've got to admit this is pretty funny.... Continue reading

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My preseason college football rankings

August 27, 2004 at 09:04 PM

The college football season getting underway tomorrow (USC vs Va Tech on ESPN) and the College Gameday Preview Special was on tonight so I am more than fired up about it. I'll have something to do for about 10 hours a day the next sixteen Saturdays. I'm sure Christina is fired up about it as well. (Ha!) In honor of the occasion (and the overhyping of crappy teams like Florida, West Virginia, and Cal), here's... Continue reading

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Olympics website linking policy

August 16, 2004 at 03:33 PM

This is pretty hilarious. Jay Allen (whose MT-Blacklist v2.0 I am patiently desperately waiting for so I can deal with all this damn comment spam) who discovered the 2004 Olympics hilarious linking policy. Some of the funnier tidbits: Your link text must say "ATHENS 2004"Not associate the link with any imageYou must send a request letter (through regular old mail) to let them know that youre linking, for how long, and why. Now just for... Continue reading

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Cedric Benson assists trophy wife

August 12, 2004 at 08:43 AM

Cedric Benson has been in the news for some negative things lately, but this morning there's a positive article in the Statesman about him. Apparently he was the first person on the scene of a pretty bad accident on I-35. The driver involved in the accident was okay, but wanted Cedric to let her husband know what happened. Here's where it get's interesting, her (new) husband is Jerry Samuels of Allen Samuels Dodge relation. All... Continue reading

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I could listen to David Feherty all day long

August 11, 2004 at 01:52 PM

David Feherty was on the Dan Patrick Show on ESPN Radio while I was driving to lunch, I could literally listens to him all day long. He just has the world's greatest Irish accent and he's funny as hell. He works for CBS and also does the commentary on EA Sports' Tiger Woods PGA Tour golf game.... Continue reading

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Football season is finally here

August 11, 2004 at 09:37 AM

It's been a long time since the Horns played their last game at the beginning of January, and it ended on a sour note with a loss to Washington State in the Holiday Bowl. So it's great to finally have a new season underway. The first practice of the season was yesterday evening and there's tons of information all over the place about it. The Statesman has news but not near as in-depth or... Continue reading

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Good news, bad news for Chris Simms

August 11, 2004 at 08:48 AM

First the bad news... Chris and Danielle Puleo were married last Sunday. Danielle and Chris went to high school together in NJ. He is currently a quarterback with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and she works at Fazoli's. Nice job Chris. (Okay, okay. She was the manager of her father's two NYC restaurants, which I'm pretty sure is a much bigger deal.) Congrats Chris. And for the good news... There is some buzz about second-year veteran... Continue reading

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Tom Glavine in car accident

August 10, 2004 at 04:29 PM

ESPN.com is reporting that Mets pitcher Tom Glavine was injured in an autmobile accident on his way to LaGuardia Airport. The injuries are not "life threatening" but that's all that has been disclosed. I hope the guy is okay, always been one of my favorite players despite the way his time in Atlanta ended (not entirely his fault).... Continue reading

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UT players report for Fall practice

August 09, 2004 at 03:47 PM

While the first practice isn't until tomorrow evening, the members of the University of Texas football team reported today. Well most of them... Straight from Mack Brown's mouth at the press conference going on right now: Soph DE Mike Williams will miss this season (academics?)True frosh tackle Adam Ulatoski will not report till Spring semester (injury?)Kaelen Jakes and Aurmon Satchell will move to DE Mack will be more involved with the offense UT's Mike Williams'... Continue reading

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Short Ryan Perrilloux article

August 05, 2004 at 11:46 AM

Orangebloods.com has a short article on Texas commit Ryan Perrilloux that's viewable without a subscription. Pretty much says he's still very firm in his commitment to UT and that LSU was going to continue to recruit him. Not too much new, but everytime he reiterates his commit it makes me feel a little more confident.... Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong stripped of 6th title

August 04, 2004 at 09:21 AM

NANTERRE, France, July 28 (AFP) - Lance Armstrong may be stripped of his sixth Tour de France title. In a random check for banned substances, French authorities found three substances in Armstrong's hotel room that are banned by the French: Toothpaste, deodorant, and soap... Continue reading

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Marcus Vick suspended entire season

August 03, 2004 at 11:55 AM

Mike Vick's little bro Marcus has been suspended for the entire 2004 season by Virginia Tech University. In May Vick and two teammates were convicted of getting two girls (ages 14 and 15) drunk and then having sex with them. Then last month he got high and then got behind the wheel. Smart kid. If you can't succeed with all the talent in the world and a rich and famous brother, you've got to be... Continue reading

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Aggies: Always good for a laugh

July 28, 2004 at 10:29 AM

Texas A&M has been in trouble on the playing field the last several years, posting an excellent 4 - 8 record this past year. They got blown out again by Texas and absolutely mauled by Oklahoma. Oh and they had guys dancing on the field when down by 70 to OU, nice work Fran. With lots of free time on their hands (thanks to not making a bowl), they've decided to go out and get... Continue reading

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John Kerry almost makes me root for the Yankees

July 26, 2004 at 08:41 AM

I really can't stand the Yankees. I mean, I completely despise them and everything they stand for. That was the case till I saw John Kerry's "surprise visit" to the Red Sox - Yankees game last night. Watching SportsCenter this morning and seeing Kerry dorkily and artificially high-fiving the Red Sox players really made me hope the Yankees would come back and win the game. He really looked out of place. I honestly think... Continue reading

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Holy crap! Ricky Williams retires from NFL

July 25, 2004 at 10:53 AM

Wow, talk about a stunner. The Miami Herald and ESPN.com are reporting that Ricky Williams has told the Dolphins he plans to retire from pro football after just five seasons. He's going on a trip to Asia with a one-way ticket, so who know's if anyone will be able to talk him out of it. One interesting note in the whole story is that Ricky has been spending time this offseason with Robert Smith,... Continue reading

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Lewis is a Longhorn

July 19, 2004 at 12:10 PM

Aaron Lewis has just verbally committed to the Texas Longhorns. Great news for the Longhorns especially coming in the wake of last week's news that Bryan Pickryl's injuries continue to plague him. Link: Orangebloods.com article... Continue reading

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Aaron Lewis to announce commitment today

July 19, 2004 at 11:56 AM

The Texas Longhorns lost out on a bit time recruit this weekend when blue-chip quarterback Mark Sanchez chose USC over the Horns. Today at 11 MDT (when the hell is Mountain Time? Who lives in the mountains? Is it one hour after Central? So does that mean his press conference starts right now? I hate time zones.) New Mexico defensive end/linebacker Aaron Lewis will hold a press conference to announce his decision. It's down... Continue reading

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Braves are in first place

July 16, 2004 at 09:15 AM

The Braves beat the Expos 8 - 0 last night, and the a little while later former Brave Roberto Hernandez botched a comebacker to lose the game for the Phillies 3 - 2 in extra innings. The Braves win combined with Philadelphia's loss means the two teams are now tied for first in the NL East. The NY Mets and Florida Marlins are both just one game back in what is easily the best... Continue reading

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The French are at it again

July 15, 2004 at 11:13 AM

The good old French, they're just so much fun. First they accuse Lance Armstrong of doping because he keeps beating them, and now they're trying to break into his hotel room. If they can't prove he's on drugs, then why not just break in and plant some in his room? Makes sense to me. This isn't just you're average low-life either, this is the freaking French media doing this. Now that's a reputable news... Continue reading

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Jimy Williams out as Astros manager

July 14, 2004 at 02:08 PM

It had been rumored the last several days (weeks? years?) that Jimy Williams would be fired as Astros manager. Today it became official. Houston has fired Williams and replaced him on an interim basis with former Brewers and Tigers manager Phil Garner. The firing wasn't much of a surprise, but the hiring of Garner does seem to come out of left field a little. I hadn't heard his name mentioned for this (or any... Continue reading

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Jayson Stark on the Home Run Derby

July 13, 2004 at 12:20 PM

This a great article by Jayson Stark over at ESPN.com. It talks a lot about 5-foot-9 Miguel Tejada winning the thing, about the highly touted home run legends participating (Bonds, Sosa, and Rafael Palmeiro), but by far the most entertaining sections are the conversation with Lance. He makes comments about taking as many pitches as possible, so even if he didn't win at least he was on TV a long time. Then when asked... Continue reading

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Wow, Berkman is gonna hit right handed

July 12, 2004 at 08:45 PM

Well that's a surprise, Lance is going to bat right handed for the Derby. It's smart to try to take advantage of the Crawford Boxes, but he's such a better hitter from the left side. Well it's a genius idea so far. Already has five homers with only one out! He's hit several bombs as well as a couple line shots. Side note, they just showed that Lance has hit 129 of his 142... Continue reading

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Lance Berkman joins Home Run Derby

July 12, 2004 at 10:49 AM

More good news for Lance thanks to Ken Griffey Jr.'s frailty, he'll now be participating in his second career Home Run Derby. It's definitely good for him and it's quite an honor. The more exposure (especially on this kind of stage) the better it is for him and his career. I'm not nearly as excited about it as I am about him starting the actual All-Star Game though, he's always hit a lot of... Continue reading

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Fantastic news: Ken Griffey Jr. is hurt!

July 10, 2004 at 09:59 PM

According to Baseball Tonight Griffey is injured (again). Why is this good news? Because if Junior can't play in the All-Star Game that might mean a chance for Lance Berkman to start. He deserved the honor a lot more than Griffey or Sammy Sosa anyways. Berkman's numbers have tailed off (along with the rest of the Astros) the last month but he's still having a better year than almost all NL outfielders not named Bonds.... Continue reading

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Ginobili re-signing with Spurs

July 09, 2004 at 12:53 PM

Good news for the San Antonio Spurs, it appears that Manu Ginobili is going to re-sign with the team. It was in doubt for a while there because the Denver Nuggets were talking about throwing some insane amount of money at him. At least a number that was insane for a player who averaged thirteen points and came off the bench last year. You never know what NBA GM's will do these days, after... Continue reading

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Carlos Beltran to Houston

June 25, 2004 at 12:49 PM

In a move that really snuck up on me, the Astros acquired centerfielder Carlos Beltran from the Kansas City Royals yesterday. The Houston Chronicle had an article on the deal yesterday morning, but it sounded pretty speculative and also that talks were dead. They were far from it I guess. In a three team deal the Astros sent closer Octavio Dotel to Oakland and catching prospect John Buck to the Royals. The A's sent... Continue reading

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Shaq a Maverick? T-Mac a Rocket?

June 22, 2004 at 06:14 PM

What is the basketball world coming to? I don't know how much my view of things is skewed being in Dallas and listening to Dallas sports radio (which by the way is a billion times better than San Antonio sports radio.) But it even seems all the national hosts are talking about is basketball and two of the games biggest stars coming to Texas. I like the deal for Houston. It makes since to give... Continue reading

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CWS brackets finally up

June 18, 2004 at 09:20 AM

The pairings and a convuleted text version of how the College World Series would go has been up probably since Monday, but the brackets are finally up too. It makes it a lot easier to see who plays who. Update: This is a post from the 2004 College World Series, though it looks like the same link to the brackets will work soon. Until then, here is a PDF version of the 2005 CWS bracket.... Continue reading

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Horns advance to Omaha

June 12, 2004 at 07:59 PM

Despite the fact that I had to watch the game at Texadelphia (stupid freaking cable company. Damn you Grande/Advantex!), the Longhorns whipped Vanderbilt for the second straight game to move on to the CWS. Texas has won all 5 of their NCAA Tourney games and rolled nicely into Omaha. Hopefully they can keep hitting the ball like they did this weekend. If they do, they'll be in good position to win national title number... Continue reading

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Texas wins

June 12, 2004 at 07:41 AM

The NCAA Baseball Tournament's Super Regional is underway and the Longhorns are playing great. I was a little worried. They hit a little slide at the end of the regular season and in the Big 12 Tourney, but they cruised through the regionals in three games and beat Vanderbilt last night. It was a great game for the Horns. Offense started off early with 5 runs in the bottom of the second and gave... Continue reading

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More reasons to love NCAA Football 2005

June 04, 2004 at 11:14 PM

The anticipation continues to build. NCAA Football 2005 is being released on July 13th. I want this game bad. I can't wait, it's gonna be friggin' awesome. I love the game so much off-line, that I didn't play it online a ton last year. But they've added XBox Live support and other new features so I'll likely to be gaming against fellow human beings a little more often. Sweet feature I didn't hear about till... Continue reading

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Lance Berkman named NL Player of the Month

June 03, 2004 at 01:02 PM

Lance was named NL Player of the Month for May. He's really been tearing it up lately, rebounding from a slow start. He batted .387 with 9 homers last month, and has his average up to .351 for the year.... Continue reading

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Randy Johnson perfect versus Braves

May 18, 2004 at 09:56 PM

I got lucky and flipped to Braves game in the seventh and noticed they were hitless against the Diamondbacks. Turns out they hadn't been on base and Randy Johnson was throwing a perfect game. (Braves struck 18 times Sunday, they're not hitting for shit.) He got six more outs and completed the perfecto, you should've seen how excited his catcher (Robby Hammock) was. He was jumping up and down, and Randy was just smiling... Continue reading

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Braves vs. Braves

May 14, 2004 at 09:03 PM

The Braves are playing Milwaukee right now on TBS and it's Braves vs. Braves. The Brewers are wearing throwback uniforms, so they're dressed as the Milwaukee Braves. I like the uniforms a lot. They're pretty similar to the current home Atlanta uni's but with more color in the tomahawk and a more offensive Indian logo on the sleeve.... Continue reading

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Not all Iraqis are being mistreated

May 04, 2004 at 12:25 PM

Despite recent reports about mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners, it's not true in every case. Some, like these young boys pictured below, are being taught valuable lessons.... Continue reading

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You think you've seen it all...

May 01, 2004 at 08:35 PM

Wow, that was weird. I'm watching the Braves at the Colorado Rockies game and the weirdest play just happened. There was a foul pop on the third base side and Rockies' third baseman Vinny Castilla heads over to the edge of the stands to try to catch it. He reaches over and makes a great catch in the stands, but before the umpire notices he has the ball an idiot Rockies fan reaches and steals... Continue reading

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Roy in Madden 2005

May 01, 2004 at 03:29 PM

Damn, I am counting the minutes until August and September when EA releases NCAA Football and Madden 2005. They're gonna be freaking awesome, and I'm probably going to get them for Xbox so shorter loading times means more playing time (and hopefully better graphics too). Here's a screenshot of Roy Williams in a Lions' uniform. We've found out in the last couple days that he'll wear number 11 though instead of his usual 4... Continue reading

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Braves game cancelled due to snow

April 30, 2004 at 09:13 PM

The Braves game was cancelled tonight against Colorado because of SNOW! It's freaking April 30th! You gotta be kidding me, it's like 96 degrees here for 2 months.... Continue reading

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ESPN2: Hilarious article on Eli Manning

April 28, 2004 at 03:48 PM

This article is so funny, I'm not just gonna link to it I'm going to copy and paste the whole thing: With Eli Manning poised to dis the Chargers, someone needed to chronicle Draft Day for posterity, right? Noon: The draft kicks off as ESPN interns plug Mel Kiper Jr. into the nearest electrical outletDidn't Eli look thrilled holding up that Chargers jersey?12:04 p.m.: As Manning is jeered by New York fans, Chris Mortensen reports... Continue reading

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Chrome's not just for Lincoln Navigators anymore

April 28, 2004 at 01:36 PM

Tiger Woods influence has led to some tizight bling bling to make it's way into golf carts. I'm gonna wait till they've got one with spinners and a GPS system.... Continue reading

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Article on Lions' draft

April 26, 2004 at 09:27 AM

Nice little ESPN article on some of the things I've already been saying. Read me.... Continue reading

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Former UT teammates thrilled to have Williams in Detroit

April 26, 2004 at 08:34 AM

Roy Williams is joining a truckload of former Longhorns in Detroit. The more I read about their team the more I'm becoming a Lions fan. Read this.... Continue reading

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Roy Williams and the rest of the Lions draft

April 25, 2004 at 04:00 PM

Now that Roy Williams is a member of the Detroit Lions, they automatically become one of my favorite teams. (Any team Ricky Williams, Roy Williams, or Vince Young plays for will be a team I follow and root for.) With the NFL Draft wrapping up I thought I would look at my new team's picks and their team as a whole. The first day of their draft went well. Getting Roy didn't exactly fill a... Continue reading

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Dallas Cowboys draft so far

April 24, 2004 at 05:23 PM

I really don't know what to make of it yet. They have a desparate need for a top of the line running back, and Steven Jackson was there when their slot came up at number 22. But they traded down, and got a pretty damn good pick for it. I expect the first round pick they got next year will be pretty good (Buffalo will suck again), but they passed on a great talent at... Continue reading

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The Draft continues...

April 24, 2004 at 12:45 PM

The Falcons are on the clock. I've got no idea what they're gonna do. They need lots of help everywhere but RB and QB. I think with the remaining guys on the board they should trade down and get an extra pick or two.... Continue reading

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The Detroit Lions select Roy Williams

April 24, 2004 at 12:33 PM

I hope this works out for Roy. Seems to be an odd team to draft another receiver. The Lions took Rogers last year and now Roy this year. Was this their biggest need? I wanted him to Atlanta or Jacksonville. Michael Irvin is a fucking jackass. Shut the hell up. What a moron. He's ridiculing Roy for staying in school. Wow, I thought he was off the coke. Astounding.... Continue reading

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The NFL Draft begins

April 24, 2004 at 11:06 AM

Here we go, one of the most entertaining and interesting TV events is about to begin. I don't care what kind of nerd it makes me, but I love the NFL Draft. I'll post my opinions/reactions to the picks.... Continue reading

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Pat Tillman: 1976 - 2004

April 23, 2004 at 03:45 PM

This is a painful day for the Tillman family and my condolences go out to them. I have known Pat since 1998 and I don't know if I have ever met a more dedicated person in my lifetime. He represented all that was good in sports, bringing passion, honor, integrity and dignity to the game. Pat knew his purpose in life. He proudly walked away from a career in football to a greater calling,... Continue reading

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TJ Ford expected to opt for surgery

April 23, 2004 at 11:20 AM

TJ Ford is going to have the spinal surgery he opted not to have a few years ago. The surgery is supposed to be pretty risky, so I hope it works out well for him.... Continue reading

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Pat Tillman killed in Afghanistan

April 23, 2004 at 10:00 AM

Sad news. Former NFL player Pat Tillman turned down millions of dollars two years ago because he felt compelled to serve his country after 9/11. ABC News is reporting he has been killed in Afghanistan.... Continue reading

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Eli Manning and family are whiny babies

April 22, 2004 at 09:17 AM

ESPN.com is reporting that Eli Manning and his dad, Archie, are little bitches. The news broke last night that Archie didn't want his son drafted by the San Diego Chargers because he didn't want him going into a losing situation. Which is complete BS, because they DO want him to get drafted by the New York Giants. FYI: the Giants and Chargers had the exact same crappy records last year. The real reasoning of course... Continue reading

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First Rosa Parks, now Maurice Clarett

April 21, 2004 at 09:12 AM

Nice to see that the US Supreme Court has nothing better to do than hear the whining of Maurice Clarett. He's a punk ass kid, who's been nothing but trouble for everyone he's come in contact with. Ruth Baders Ginsburg is going to hear the case, I don't know what a 125 year old woman knows about football, so it's tough to guess which way she'll rule on the case. Personally, I think the NFL... Continue reading

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Cyber-squatting mother fuckers

April 19, 2004 at 12:28 PM

So I had like the most brilliant idea ever the other night to contact Lance and see if I could design/maintain an official site for him. I figured I could do it for free for him (have him pay for expenses though) and just use the site to show people my capabilities. Plus he could even recommend me to other people that needed sites. There was no www.lanceberkman.com on Saturday. Now look, some stupid ass-holes... Continue reading

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Braves are playing great

April 18, 2004 at 09:38 PM

And are only one game back in the division. The just swept a three game series from the NL East leading Marlins. They played well in all three games, and even more encouraging is that Mike Hampton looked great today. Seven innings pitched, and only one run given up. Hope he's rebounded. Bad news though, even bigger than the game was that Chipper Jones was carted off the field after pulling his hamstring. It looked... Continue reading

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Why the hell is there a WNBA mock draft?

April 16, 2004 at 09:05 PM

You're kidding me right? A fucking WNBA mock draft on ESPN.com? what a joke, quit pretending anyone cares. The media has been trying to shove women's basketball down our throats for several years now, and I think we've had about enough now. We don't like it, it's freaking boring.... Continue reading

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ESPN.com - Mazzone for the Hall?

April 16, 2004 at 09:12 AM

I've been a Braves for more about 12 years now. I became one while watching Francisco Cabrera single home Sid Bream in 1992. But I've stayed one because John Schuerholz Bobby Cox and Leo Mazzone have fielded entertaining and excellent teams over the years. Plus watching Cox yell at the umpires and Mazzone rock hypnotically and nervously is always fun. Schuerholz and Cox are almost sure to be in the Hall of Fame someday,... Continue reading

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ESPN.com RealTime Scoreboards

April 15, 2004 at 07:09 PM

These things are freaking awesome, but you have to be an ESPN Insider to access them. It's called ESPN.com RealTime Scoreboard, I found it and used it to follow the first couple of rounds of the NCAA Tourney while I was at work. Now I'm using it to follow ALL the baseball games in progress while getting pitch by pitch info on the Braves or Astros. Here's what ESPN says about it... ESPN RealTime is... Continue reading

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ESPN Page 2 - Baseball's all-time all-hair team

April 15, 2004 at 06:28 PM

There's some pretty funny pics in this article. Sparked by Johnny Damon's new Passion of the Christ hair cut (or lack thereof), they look back at all the weird/bad/good haircuts. Afros, mullets, and handle-bar mustaches abound. Check it out.... Continue reading

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UConn idiots

April 15, 2004 at 09:23 AM

This is absolutely awesome and incredibly appalling all at once. There are some really stupid freaking people out there, most of them appear to attend colleges in the NE that win baseketball championships (UConn, Michigan State). How drunk/stupid do you have to be to do this? And how small must your penis be if you think it makes you cool. My favorite one is number four. This is a must click link.... Continue reading

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Horns DE Pittman to transfer after semester

April 15, 2004 at 08:28 AM

This sucks. Chase Pittman, a soph DE, is transferring from Texas at the end of the semester. That's a shame because that's one of the positions where the Horns have the LEAST depth. He would've definitely played and helped a lot this year. My gut feeling is that he's tired of only being remembered as Cole Pittman's little bro. (For those who don't know, Cole was also a Texas football player who was killed in... Continue reading

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Can I put Dontrelle Willis in my fantasy OF?

April 15, 2004 at 08:06 AM

Dontrelle Willis is pitching pretty well to start the season, but he's freaking hitting the ball even better. So far he is 6 for 6 this year, with a homer, a double, and 3 RBIs. That's better than half my fantasy team's outfielders are doing. I've got several guys with no RBIs. Oh, and he's still got an ERA of 0.00. Pretty impressive, but I still think he's a chump. Last night's Marlins game.... Continue reading

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No one cares about girls dunking

April 01, 2004 at 11:23 AM

This is the biggest politically correct BS I've seen in a while. A high school chick won the damn McDonald's All-American slam dunk contest because she's a chick. Her dunks sucked. She's 19 feet tall, it takes a five inch vertical to be able to dunk. Give me a break. Read this.... Continue reading

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Texas in the Sweet 16

March 18, 2003 at 09:59 PM

Texas playing UConn and Michigan State in the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 in 2003 in San Antonio. Check out the photoset or view the slideshow on flickr.... Continue reading

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