Performance of the Week (POTW) 6/2-6/8

I only saw highlights, but Rafael Nadal taking down Roger Federer in straight sets (6-1, 6-3, 6-0) gets my POTW for the week. Wow! That’s like taking down Mike Tyson in his prime. Nadal matched Bjorn Borg winning his fourth consecutive French title. Who gets your POTW?

Friday Flick 1.9

Friday was the anniversary of this classic game. Check out the graphic advertising the NASL game between the Cosmos and Rowdies. How about John McLeod drawing up plays on the floor using chalk. [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=xtjfiud6e2M] [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=uaeXnMxf1mg&feature=related]

Performance of the Week (POTW) 5/26-6/1

This week I’m going with Jordy Mercer of the Oklahoma State baseball team. Mercer crushed three home runs as the Cowboys eliminated TCU from the Stillwater Regional of the College Baseball World Series. Mercer’s third dinger came in the bottom of the ninth after the Horned Frogs erased an 8-2 Cowboy lead. Who gets your […]

Webster Yankees Ready to do Battle

The 2008 Webster Yankees spent the recent college season building a solid resume. Cory Brownsten (M.C.C.), Adam Curynski (Southern Illinois), and Geoff Dornes (R.I.T.) head an impressive list of players who will don pinstripes when Webster opens its New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) season on June 7th at Bolivar. Brownsten earned NJCAA Dll All-American […]

Thumbs Up for…

…the NHL. Gary Bettman and his crack staff are busy discussing the possibility of another Winter Classic. This should be an annual event. …the NBA who will hand out fines next year for ‘flopping’. I love soccer, but flopping is easily the worst part of the game. I don’t need to see it on the […]

Rebounds & Put Backs (5/28)

Sit back and let Casey be your guide. Find yourself an article or two of your fancy. Don’t forget to tell ‘em who sent ya. dougvantyle: A K-Smell Classic-Solving The Home Run Controversy Sox and Pinstripes: Red Sox fans’ cookbook proceeds to benefit Jimmy fund Shut Up Tim McCarver BRibas: Mr. Freeze Comes to Town, […]

I want Chris Osgood’s job

Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! On and on the chant rings through Joe Louis Arena. Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie Oz-zie! Chris Osgood has the denizens of Detroit eating from the palm of his hands. Never mind the octopus; it’s all about Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Osgood has been dominating the Pittsburgh Penguins to the tune of …41 […]

Ahhhhhhhhhh….Memorial Day

The last Monday in May brings warm breezes, red, white, ‘n’ blue flapping, grills sizzling, and beverages all around. This unofficial opening to summer has roots way back to the Civil War era. Forty-two years ago President Johnson officially declared Waterloo, New York the birth place of Memorial Day – just another reason to appreciate […]

Performance of the Week (POTW) – 5/19-5/25

Not much thought needed for this week’s choice – Jon Lester tossing the no-no takes my POTW. I’ll save the cancer recovery discussion. Undoubtedly, Lester would trade his performance to assure his father will also recover from cancer. Who gets your POTW?