Category: Sports

Tuesday

Ignorant of Theophilus? “There’s more to sports than winning.” “It’s not about winning and losing.” “Winning isn’t the most important thing.” Those types of platitudes surround sports today, especially …

One Thing

I hear Mike and Mike in the Morning (ESPN radio talk show hosts) want the Thanksgiving Day game pulled from Detroit. I had always liked Mike and Mike, but, …

Olympic Thursday

Far out: May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh won their second consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball Thursday, playing through a steady and sometimes driving rain to beat China in straight …

Olympian Eudemon

Random thoughts while watching the open ceremonies Friday night: How many times will I have to see a Mao poster? (Maybe not many: “there were no references to Chairman …

Master’s Thursday

Three hundred and thirty yards of Magnolia Lane, Jack Nicklaus, staring down Martha Burk and her (snicker) 24 fellow protesters, Amen Corner, the Green Jacket, and Tiger Woods amazingly …

NFP and Sundry

BCS hangover this morning, so little blogging. Congratulations to LSU and the ghost of Walker Percy. I’ve always liked the SEC. Even though their fans have grown a bit …

Football Quotes

Football starts tonight. A friend sends these along. I can’t vouch for the authenticity, but they’re pretty good. My apologies for any awkward formatting, but I don’t have time …

Late Night

Not much blogging this morning. I was up late with friends and family, auctioning off NCAA tournament teams. Each guy buys teams and earns back money for each win …