Sunday, November 9, 2008

Missing Lynx

Went shopping with the wife this afternoon. Stood in the shoe store for about 9 hours, she ended up with one pair of shoes. Shoe stores are the warehouses of the damned. There wasn't even a fucking bathroom.

Well, what can you do? Friends, I blog to kill the pain.

Mike Shanahan thinks everything is going to be fine. Unless it isn't. But either way, he's stuck on Denver like Herpes.

And why can't Marshall get an ounce of love? I know sports'n'politics need remain forever separated, never the twain shall meet etc., but it seems to me that the last thing he was really thinking of was himself. Of course, Armstrong and his donut-fueled brethren are the same guys that think Chad Johnson is hilarious.

This kid looks 12 and works for started off being the internet arm of the San Francisco Examiner but is now flipping ubiquitous--where he evidently writes about the Cardinals. He doesn't think they have a shot at Matt Holliday. To which I say, good. Fuck the Cardinals.

Mike Leach never even played college football. I was watching the Minnesota/Michigan game for no particular reason and they featured that little tidbit as part of a trivia question: who are the other current college head coaches who never suited up for their alma mater? See if any of you three can guess. You'll get at least one if you click the link.

My favorite bit of that piece is this:

"Before a game at Texas A&M, for example, Leach noticed the Aggies' core of cadets with their uniforms and buzz-cuts. Bemused, he wondered aloud, "How come they get to pretend they are soldiers? The thing is, they aren’t actually in the military."

(Which is true; they aren’t.)

“I ought to have Mike's Pirate School,” Leach continued. “The freshmen, all they get is the bandanna. When you're a senior, you get the sword and skull and crossbones.”

Leach loves pirates. More power to him.

Around my house, this is the number one television program these days.

And hey, never too early start preparing for next year's draft! Especially for Broncos and Chiefs fans. Excuse me while I drink a pony of toilet bowl cleaner.

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