Archive for March, 2009

Joy to the world

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Don't worry, this site won't be my personal playground to talk about random stuff, but I feel compelled to mention some of the best news I have heard in a long time: "Though it is one of the lower-rated series on network television, the widely praised NBC drama “Friday Night Lights," ...

A Final Four rich in history, moments

Monday, March 30th, 2009

The NCAA men's basketball Final Four is set, and besides fielding a deserving quartet of teams, I thought it was interesting that all four schools are known for one specific tournament "shining moment." Let's take a look: Villanova: Defeated Georgetown in 1985 in one of the greatest upsets in sports history. I ...

Felicitations, GSP

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Keeping in line with yesterday's commercial theme, has found a little feature on Georges St-Pierre Gatorade spot. Pretty damn impressive for a French-speaking MMA fighter. Cool, but this whole "G" campaign confuses me. Do the drinks taste any different, or is it just a different label?

Sports-related commercials at their finest

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I used to be really into sports commercials, and lately I have been digging the ones that are out. These four new ones made me feel like revisiting some of my favorites. First, the ones that triggered it: 4.) 3.) 2.) 1.) The last one really hits near and dear to my heart. Anyway, here are ...

How’s taste some Yushin on a Saturday night?

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

OK, maybe the "how's taste?" title doesn't work ALL the time. Anyway, since I seem to be in the minority when it comes to giving props to Mr. Okami, here's a fun little highlight reel showcasing his brilliance.

No love for Yushin?

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Our pal Ben Fowlkes is reporting that Demian Maia has been tabbed as the UFC's #1 middleweight contender. According to his report on, the Jiu-Jitsu wiz is slated to face the winner of next month's Thales Leites-Anderson Silva fight in late August. Obviously a ton can happen in the span ...

Would you watch this show?

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Who knew working for Lenny Dykstra would be so miserable?

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

If you have a few minutes to spare, read this article by Kevin Coughlin about his experiences working with Lenny Dykstra. Just a taste: That feeling lasts exactly three days. At about 3:30 p.m. on the Saturday before Labor Day, I receive a call from Lenny. Speaking in a voice even ...

So far, so good

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

I have been a little down on The Ultimate Fighter since, say, the fifth season. The show has simply felt like one long rerun: same house, same personalities, same format, same jerseys, etc. Well, now here comes a sneak peak at the upcoming ninth season, and I must say, this feels ...

Lebron James can’t stop, won’t stop

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

First he nailed this one: Then this one: And finally, on perhaps the biggest stage yet, this one: