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- Amor Vincit Omnia (Love Conquers All)
Amidst all the chaos that was the Vancouver Riots last night, one timeless image appeared. Shot by freelancer Richard Lam, and licensed by Getty (with the version you are seeing courtesy of the Vancouver Sun), the photo was taken amidst police lines, flailing mannequin appendages, and the always predictable cars on fire. Lam has some [...]
- DC Gymkhana Two Infomercial.
I still claim that Rally Car racing is more exciting than any other motorsport. Why? Because people race over every surface and regularly hit trees and roll over, plus it’s so crazy you need a navigator. Let’s face it, if you need to be in a car chase, you want a rally car driver driving [...]
- My Blog And I Broke Up, We’re Trying To Get Back Together.
My blog got all mad at me a few weeks ago, because I hadn’t taken it out in a few weeks, and because I hadn’t called in days, and the only thing it saw from me was a bunch of Twitter updates. So we broke up, we will see if we can be friends, and [...]
- Another Fantasy Football Season.
So this week marks the official start of the Championship Games for the last of my Fantasy teams. The stats this year are in, and I had an incredibly lucky year. I am in 4 Fantasy Football leagues. In the two leagues that have divisions I won both, finished first in one division-less league and [...]
- Saving Detroit.
I’ve been meaning to post this for a few days. The other day Kyle and I were sitting around talking about our distaste for NASCAR and distaste for the Detroit bailout. Let’s face it, the only people to blame for the Big Three failing are the people in charge, the people who put them in [...]
- Politics And Baseball.
The baseball season is almost, finally over, maybe. One of my teams managed to not lose 100 games (barely), and the other finds itself in a tough playoff matchup with the Angels. I’m excited to see the BoSox battle the Angels (I typed this as “The Angles” the first time, and it made me laugh [...]
- Chargers Sign Lance Armstrong.
So I am one of those twittering people, and as I have discussed with most of my close friends, I don’t really “get it” either. But I do it, and every once in a while I sure am glad I am. Yesterday was one of those days. This was why.
- Stealing Signs.
So as I was getting prepared to let you all in on my next post, I came across an interview a friend of mine did with a blog I am a huge fan of. Mark Penxa, interviewed by Uni Watch about the “Stealing Signs” project. Mark and I worked together on a few projects back [...]
- Long Weekend Wrap-up.
These are the things that owned my life this past weekend: Happy Hour, The Summer Gin, Superbad Scrabble, Ice Cream Sandwiches, Honey Wheat Pancakes, Realising Every Better Than Ezra Song Is Trying To Be Another Band, PBR, 21-1 Pool Volleyball Games, Beach Boys, Burgers, Fireworks, Cool Runnings, Betting On Olympic Trials, Falling Asleep On Couches, [...]
- Extreme Urban Soccer.
This is so much cooler than the last 57 soccer games I have watched (which inevitably are the only 57 soccer games I have watched, though it was cool when that one dude told the other dude his sister was “a little too experienced” in the World Cup), however it’s not nearly as cool as [...]
- U.S. Open Wrap-up.
I found it fitting not to publish this until the Open actually concluded, and seeing as Tiger just wrapped it up on the 19th hole today, this is long overdue: I was able to spend Father’s Day with my very own Father at the U.S. Open. It was a great day of golf, on a [...]
- Manny Ramirez Is My Favourite Ballplayer.
The reasons why are far too numerous to list. Basically Manny is awesome, the whole Manny being Manny is the most entertaining thing in baseball these days. A few days back Manny was talking about how he could/should win a Gold Glove for how he plays the Monster. He really does play it well, and [...]
- Fenway Time Lapse
Lovely look at the crowd filing in, field being prepared, baseball being played, beer being drank, Manny being Manny, Red Sox winning, gorgeous day/night in Boston, crowd exiting in Time Lapse. Video by Tom Guilmette.
- Triple Header, Dual Coast.
I use iCal to keep track of my schedule, and I also use it to subscribe to my favourite sport teams schedules. It’s a handy little feature available for almost any team, and having these calendars sync with my iPhone gives me a constant connection to what said teams are up to. I have these [...]
- An Open Letter To Dodger Stadium.
Dear Dodger Stadium, You suck. Not because your stadium has 2 escalators in the whole place even though it was built on a hill, not even because you can only enter the stadium exactly where you are sitting, you suck for the fact that I cannot enjoy a game of baseball without almost dying. I [...]
- Fantasy Baseball 2008.
It’s that time of the year again, baseball is upon us. I love baseball, but it’s hard to be really into every game, every day, every second, that’s why a fantasy league that you set the lineup once a week is perfect. Chad and I did this ESPN league a few years back, and we [...]
- Red Sox Mid-Season Exhibition Games.
Today we (Kyle, Brandon, Josh x3, Yoori and I) took the trek over to Dodger Stadium, which while it’s parking and entrance set up are the best designed public use facilities in Los Angeles (which still doesn’t say much), the rest of the stadium set up is turrrrrible (like Charles Barkley). Apparently someone there thinks [...]
- Urban Meyer Is Amazing.
The Floriduh (SIC, Ed.) Gators won the National Championship not long ago, in two sports. They recently became pretty lame in both sports, but I really don’t expect that to last long (or I really don’t expect the current teams to survive if they keep this up). Basketball Coach Billy Donovan locked his players out [...]
- Skateboarding Is Not A Crime.
Voluntary Manslaughter however is. Good thing for the driver that this guy made it. Skater Ollies Car on ShredOrDie.com
- 18-1* (Refuse To Lose).
So the most hilarious thing on the internet this week is this petition. The only thing that might be more ridiculous than a petition saying the Patriots should have won the game (I have no idea what the basis for their statement even is), might be the idea of a website called PetitionOnline.com where people [...]
- Obligatory Super Bowl Post.
So last weekend, Kyle and I were discussing the hated Patriots and how bad of a backup Matt Cassel is. In honour of the Super Bowl, I thought I would share one of the two lists we came up with (The other was backup QB’s who are better than Matt Cassel, and is far too [...]
- Super Bowl Logos.
I found this great history of the Super Bowl’s logos out there on the internets. It’s interesting to see how far it has evolved (or devolved). Some of my most favourite logos are the classic ones from years ago, especially SBIX. The SBXXV logo is an absolute jewel and so perfect for the milestone it [...]
- The Fourth.
So the journalistic sub-genre of sports has been all a buzz this season about the San Diego Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers. I am a proud supporter of “The Fourth” and of course am a huge Bolts fan, so it wouldn’t be shocking to learn that I sport the powder blue 17 on most Sunday’s. Granted [...]
- AFC Championship Week.
So the “Excellence in Sports Performance Network” decided that merely beating a team twice in one season still doesn’t mean you are better than them. Len Pasquarelli, ESPN “Courtesy of San Diego’s upset victory Sunday at the RCA Dome, the world won’t get to see the NFL’s two best teams vying for the right to [...]
Yesterday marked my second adventure in San Diego Chargers playoff football. The first experience left me quite disheveled, and had they lost this time around I may have banned myself from attendance. Thankfully, Philip “The Fourth” Rivers lived up to his nickname (so what if Kyle and I failed at our many attempts to have [...]
- Ricky Williams Loves The… Apple.
ESPN.com is reporting the following about R. Williams: ESPN “Williams wasn’t on the field for the start of practice Thursday. Instead, he watched from behind a window in the players’ lounge as he ate an apple.” Do you really think it’s a good idea to give this guy an apple?
- The next time the NCAA does the right thing will be the second.
We all know a lot about this country is wrong, I haven’t shifted my stance on a lot about this country being right, just letting you know I think a lot of things are wrong as well. I focus more on systems, rather than people, and a lot of the systems we have in place [...]
- Drunk Drivers don’t want to be drunk.
It’s true, they just want to have one beer and be on their way. That damn peer pressure and all that cool ambiance in the bar though, it’s like they want you to stay and keep drinking. These kind of lawsuits must come from that group of archaic minded individuals that still think; it’s a [...]
A few weeks back I found the perfect bike. It’s gorgeous, it’s designed, it has front disc brakes (no idea why I would need that), it has no chain, it’s $1200.00. Now that’s a lot for a bike, but this bike HAS NO CHAIN!!! I got over the $1200.00 bike when I realised I would [...]
- The Running Of The Ponies.
Hollywood Park opened for it’s spring meet a few weeks back, and Saturday I supported the just-outside-of-Hollywood-community Inglewood. I have no idea why it’s “Hollywood” Park, all of Hollywood waits for Del Mar. There were a few wardrobe delays getting to the track, but once all was overcome an absolutely wonderful time was had on [...]
- Draft Day 2007 Part II
After the late night conclusion at the now “Industry” Harbor House Cafe caused all involved to sleep in till noon, draft day part deux was a much shorter experience.
- Draft Day 2007
Today was Draft Day in the NFL, and it started with a 9:00 AM PST Chick-fil-a run to finally partake in the delicious breakfast menu. After that it was All Draft, All Day.
- Duke Lacrosse charges dropped.
The ridiculous accusations of rape by 3-4 rich, white, Duke University Lacrosse players made by a poor, black, non Duke University student who survives by dancing exotically (You notice how ridiculous it was that I noted who was rich/poor and white/black? Yeah, I think so too) were finally put to rest with all the charges [...]