Monthly Archives: January 2012

It’s not sports related, but…..

Vietnam vets isolated, deserve gratitude At first glance, he looks like anyone else. But, anyone that has lived with a Nam Vet knows better.  He is not the young man you waved goodbye to at the airport.  … Vietnam changed … Continue reading

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Michael Irvin to Jim Irsay: Colts Franchise Was ‘Garbage’ Without Peyton Manning

From Larry Brown Sports The Peyton Manning situation in Indianapolis has gotten ugly over the past couple of weeks, and it will probably get worse before it gets better.  Manning is frustrated.  He does not seem to know what his … Continue reading

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VanAsselberg back as AirHogs’ skipper

After leading Grand Prairie to title, manager gets two-year extension GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – After leading the Grand Prairie AirHogs to their first championship in their four-year history, field manager Ricky VanAsselberg was rewarded with a new two-year contract, the club … Continue reading

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Rangers keep manager Ron Washington through 2014 with two-year contract extension

From Hardball Talk Ron Washington’s contract was set to expire after this season, but the Rangers have signed the 60-year-old manager to a two-year extension that will keep him in Texas through 2014. Washington’s current deal was also a two-year … Continue reading

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The Rangers met with Roy Oswalt today

From Baseball Talk As mentioned by Craig yesterday morning, the Rangers did indeed have a meeting with Roy Oswalt today. But if you’re looking for any major developments, you’re probably going to be disappointed. T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that … Continue reading

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SINGBLADE: Karl Childers Sings the Classics

Not sports related but you know how sometimes when you surf the internets how you come up on something that is totally funny? It happened to me just a few moments ago….I’m cracking up here…have a look:

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Jared Allen Listing His Alma Mater As “Culinary Academy” Will Probably Be The Most Interesting Moment Of The Pro Bowl

From SportsGrid Vikings defensive end Jared Allen played his college football at Idaho State. It says so here, and everything. So why, during player intros for tonight’s Pro Bowl (which, let’s face it, you did not know was tonight), did Allen … Continue reading

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Dirk Nowitzki ‘I Haven’t Seen one Team in the West That I’m Scared of’

From Larry Brown Sports Dirk Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks are tied for the Southwest Division lead at 12-8. Though the defending champs haven’t looked like the best team in the NBA through the first part of the season, Dirk still believes … Continue reading

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LeBron James Jumps Over Bulls’ John Lucas To Finish Alley Oop, May Be Superhuman

From SportsGrid: You knew LeBron James was unfairly athletic for his 6-foot-8, 260-or-so-pound frame. In fact, you’re probably so used to seeing him do amazing things that it hardly registers when he does them. Most of the time, anyway. But … Continue reading

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Dominican players and identity fraud: “these are like time bombs”

In the wake of the “Leo Nunez” and “Fausto Carmona” identity fraud incidents, the New York Times has a story in which people around baseball talk about how widespread the problem is feared to be:

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