Friday, June 12, 2009
This has been a great NBA/NHL playoff season with both having multiple exciting games. I can't remember a better one in recent year. It is over though for sure after tonight. Game 7 should be a great hockey game tonight if the Penguins defense shows up. If not look for it to be a blow out again.
The Lakers could easily be down 3-1 right now with a mulligan on the Courtney Lee lob at the end of regulation in Game 2 and the entire Magic team making a couple free throws in Game 4.
What the hell is going on with these birds during night games in Cleveland? Coco can't make any excuses because he has a poop arm anyway and wouldn't have thrown the runner out. Maybe it's the reincarnation of Dick Jacobs! Red Sox continue to pown the evil empire.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
So the Vikings set a deadline for Favre to unretire again and play for them. So you're telling me that in a month when they realize they are screwed with Sage under center that they won't get on their knees and beg for Bret? The worst part of this whole thing is that they have a solid quarterback in TJ. Of course he needs some more work but who doesn't other than the brothers Manning? Before you even say it to yourself, think about it. Tom Brady is coming off a tough injury and still has to work to get back to what he was. Big Ben proved he is great, but he's more of a great football player that throws the ball at the correct time than a great quarterback.
As the baseball season is rolling, so are the hated Yankees. They are getting scary good and with Big Tex and Gay-Roid in the middle of the line-up, it's allowing other players to excel. But there is a lot of good baseball being played by everyone on any given day (except the Nationals, they suck).
Sorry Orlando but the season is over. They might be able to win one at home but this thing won't take longer than 5 games. ESPN.com had a poll up today asking who will win more championships in their career, Shaq and D Howard. It has be Shaq here. He already has 4 and has already let everyone know he's looking to get on a good team to win a 5th before retiring. No doubt about it Howard is the future of big men and could be one of the best ever if he polishes up his game from just off the block down low. The reason he won't win more than Shaq though is because he will never have the supporting cast for more than a year or two in his career to do it.
The NHL playoffs have been more exciting this year than in recent memory and I think it might even get better. If the Penguins can pull of Game 6 tonight then it comes down to the final game of the season. Hell yea it's tough to win in Detroit and their chances aren't great. Detroit's team is unreal but it looks like the Penguins have been playing on their heels when the Wings are on their home ice. If it goes to a 7th game I don't think they will have that same approach. It could easily be over tonight, but don't count out a great ending to a great playoff season.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
It's been well over a month since I have written anything. To be honest it just gets away from me and I have very little time to post. Between sleeping, working, coaching baseball, and playing call of duty online (up to a 39 since April 13), I have NO TIME!
Well now I am going to make time. For the four of you out there that have asked me where I have been, I promise to give you a post a day. It might be long, it might be short, but it will be there! It might be important, it might be stupid, but it will be there!
So for today... I don't know why I get my hopes up that my teams are going to win their championships. For the second straight year, both my NHL and NBA teams are in it, but truth is... they will probably fall again. One thing I'm not going to do though is cry over "how hard it's been", I've heard way too much of that from the Cavs fans that came out of the woodwork this year.
Kenny Chesney concert is this weekend in Pittsburgh and I can't wait. Just bought Dave Matthews and Jimmy Buffett tickets for the end of this month as well and can honestly predict that this summer has the potential to be one of the best yet.
Friday, April 24, 2009
Ok, so my plan of posting every hour was totally thrown out the window with the huge stack of papers on my desk. So instead of explaining why these teams should take certain players... I'm just throwing it out there. If you want an explanation you can comment.
1. Detroit Lions: Jason Smith, OT, Baylor
2. St. Louis Rams: B.J. Raji, DT, Boston College
3. Kansas City Chiefs: Aaron Curry, OLB, Wake Forrest
4. Seattle Seahawks: Chris Wells, RB, Ohio State
5. Cleveland Browns: Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech
6. Cincinnati Bengals: Eugene Monroe, OT, Virginia
7. Oakland Raiders: Andre Smith, OT, Alabama
8. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jeremy Maclin, WR, Missouri
9. Green Bay Packers: Brian Orakpo, DE, Texas
10. San Francisco 49ers: Mark Sanchez, QB, USC
11. Buffalo Bills: Aaron Maybin, DE, Penn State
12. Denver Broncos: Knowshawn Moreno, RB, Georgia
13. Washington Redskins: Malcolm Jenkins, CB, Ohio State
14. New Orleans Saints: Robert Ayers, DE, Tennessee
15. Houston Texans: Michael Oher, OT, Ole Miss
16. San Diego Chargers: Rey Maulaluga, MLB, USC
17. New York Jets: Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia
18. Denver Broncos: Everette Brown, DE, Florida State
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Brian Cushing, OLB, USC
20. Detroit Lions: Alex Mack, C, California
21. Philadelphia Eagles: Vontae Davis, CB, Illinois
22. Minnesota Vikings: Percy Harvin, WR, Florida
23. New England Patriots: Clay Matthews, OLB, USC
24. Atlanta Falcons: Peria Jerry, DT, Ole Miss
25. Miami Dolphins: Tyson Jackson, DE, LSU
26. Baltimore Ravens: Brandon Pettigrew, TE, Oklahoma State
27. Indianapolis Colts: Alphonso Smith, CB, Wake Forrest
28. Buffalo Bills: James Laurinaitis, MLB, Ohio State
29. New York Giants: Scott McKillop, MLB, Pittsburgh
30. Tennessee Titans: Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR, Maryland
31. Arizona Cardinals: Larry English, DE, Northern Illinois
32. Pittsburgh Steelers: Duke Robinson, OG, Oklahoma
Now, again, this is what these teams SHOULD do. Will they? No. They are dumb, I am smart. We will see tomorrow.
So just as I am about to post my new mock draft yesterday, the Falcons and Chiefs agree to a deal sending Tony Gonzalez to HOTlanta, which totally ruins my #1 pick for the dirty birds. So back to the big board I went last night. Starting at 9:30 I will post 8 picks, and then another 8 every hour.
The only hockey I have watched thus far has been the Penguins who have played really well in games 1,2, and 4 (wins) but have totally sucked in games 3 and 5 (bad losses). Sorry to the Godbrother and his GVM people for the quick routing they took from the Red Wings. You guys will be back, but for now root for the Pens who need as much help as they can get having to go back to Philadelphia.
The NBA playoffs are heating up and after last night I am convinced that you can't predict anything. Kobe makes 5 shots all night and the Lakers still only lose by 2 IN UTAH!? They played like garbage, making my night very frustrating between them and the Penguins. But this whole thing of blowouts and then taking a total 180 and being a blowout the other way is crazy. Oh, and DAAA BULLS giving the Celtics all they could handle the first 2 games and having a 1-1 series should have crushed the C's when they went back to Chicago especially with no KG or Powe right? Wrong. Still leads me back to believe Tim Donaghy wasn't the only referee fixing games.
Gotta love baseball right now though...
Monday, April 20, 2009
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Last night on national television there was a Boobie slip. No not this boobie slip, but this Boobie , slip.
Though funny, I enjoyed watching the cavs bench players hang with an Eastern Conference playoff team. Wally Scz was hoopin like he changed his last name to James. With KG probably out for the playoffs, it is likely that Cleveland will meet L.A. in the Finals where the world will see the best two players go at each other.
Tim Wakefield took a no-no into the 8th last night. How the hell can't you hit a 54mph pitch for 8 innings! The knuck is easily the most deceiving pitch in baseball, but come on. Maybe if Cust and Giambi were still on the roids they would have been able to hit it.
Ian Kinsler continues to be absolutely sweet.
The Penguins game was very exciting last night. Mostly because they were winning, but there was some fun pushing and shoving and a lot of checking into the boards. Didn't catch any other games but due intend to tune in tonight after The Office.