Category Archives: Car Racing

Hump Day Sports Shots: Hurrahs and Harrumphs

It seems like everyday there’s some new rating coming out in an attempt to put some aspect of life into more hierarchy than it really is. Lots of them are sports related. As if anything matters other than performance on the field, diamond, pitch, court or ice. Most are pretty stupid. Example A: This season’s […]

Okay, Let’s Talk NBA (& Other Thursday Sports Stuff)

I’ve been chastised by several loyal readers for my failure to track every moment of the NBA playoffs. So, as a tease, I was going to start today’s blog with something like: “Did you see the big game last night? How about Samoa’s boffo start against Fiji in the Rugby 7s Las Vegas consolation game?” […]

Sports Shorts Tuesday: T-Will, Titles & T-Bone

Branding is one thing. Brandishing, another altogether. Rick Pitino has used the former, advertising terminology, regarding his mission at U of L. As in “rebranding the program.” I hate such talk, but know what he means. Brandishing is what former Cardinal baller Terrence Williams has been charged with. As in waving a gun about in […]

Sports World Sound Off: Thursday Edition

Because TWill always craved attention first and foremost, I’ll allow him to grab the spotlight this morning. In his first regular season appearance of the year — he’s got a 10 day contract with the Celtics — he played 13 minutes against the Lakers last night, scoring a deuce, grabbing 2 rebounds and committing 2 […]

Monday Morning QB: A Lot of This, A Little of That

So, yesterday I couldn’t help but think of the somewhat famous Tennessee Williams’ quip: “There are but three cities in the United States. New Orleans, New York and San Francisco. All the rest is Cleveland.” Thinking of New York because of the justified hullabaloo about Hurricane Sandy and all the mess going on in the […]

Tuesday Tidbits: Tsouris On Tobacco Road +

Okay for those of you not fluent in Yiddish, the definition: Tsouris translates as trouble, distress, heartburn from the outcome of a stressful situation.  It’s a feeling to be avoided at all costs. Well, it’s what those hallowed Tobacco Road superschools are feeling these days. At least that’s what right minded observers of the sports […]

Friday’s Snippets: Many Sports Included

Revised 9/07 10:20 am U of L finally released its men’s (and women’s) basketball schedules. Last year’s Final Four team warmed up for the conference campaign with the most ambitious home schedule of the Pitino Era. Long Beach State, surprising Ohio, College of Charleston, Vanderbilt and Memphis all visited the Yum!. Cardinal fans actually had […]

Mea Culpa Monday & Much, Much More

If you are a Fan of my Facebook page — and if you don’t “Like” it, why the hell not? — you should have already noticed that I posted in the comment section some serious and heartfelt apologia for misdirected sniper shots fired in yesterday morning’s screed. Among the random shots I fired and which […]

Tuesday Titters: Technicals, Tires, Ticked Off & Top Trio

Revised 5/29 1:27 pm The Celtics, who have experienced their last hurrah for this season, though they have three games left to play, were teed up 5 times last night? Did it cost them the opener in their conference final against Miami? Hardly. Boston is battered. From age. From a long season. From Miami, which […]

Waking Up Wednesday Wondering . . .

. . . If the U.S. of A. can git ‘er done this morning against Algeria and advance to the Knockdown Round of 16 in the World Cup? . . . If there’s really a cult of Rosenblatt (Stadium), or if that’s just ESPN hype to increase interest in the College World Series? . . […]