SITE OF OPPONENT DEMOLITIONS NOW A DEMOLITION SITE: The MIAMI HERALD has the news that the University of Miami is moving home football games to Dolphin Stadium, effective next season.
The decision removes “the last marquee tenant” for the Orange Bowl “and could lead to [its] demolition.” To lure the team-Bernie-built north, Dolphin Stadium officials agreed […]
ORTIZ STRIKES OUT IN THE TRICKED-OUT CAR DEPARTMENT: WBZ-TV notes that pseudo-struggling Red Sox first baseman David Ortiz is “selling his 2005 Mercedes-Benz: SL-Class SL65 AMG to the highest bidder on eBay. Ortiz will deliver the car to the winner at Fenway Park.”
The Ebay description notes that Ortiz bought it for himself after the 2004 […]
ASTROS TRY ANYTHING TO KEEP FAN FOCUS OFF THE FIELD: The HOUSTON CHRONICLE reports on a marriage proposal that supposedly went wrong last night at Minute Maid Park during an Astros-Nationals game.
Excerpt: “The biggest excitement happened in the stands when a fan failed in his public attempt at popping the question.
“With the couple highlighted on […]
THANK GOD VICK ISN’T FAT, WHITE AND BEARD-IMPAIRED: In the grisly aftermath of what was Michael Vick’s dog fighting operation, we’re now all debating the prison sentence he will soon receive.
The Feds have accounted for 66 live dogs on Vick’s property, along with eight executed canines. And of course, the federal indictment of Vick noted […]
MITTS NETS JAMES BLAKE BUT STILL COPPING A FEELEY? Recently we reported on U.S. soccer player Heather Mitts trying keep the flame alive with Eagles benchwarmer A.J. Feeley - when it was obvious Feeley wasn’t much interested in maintaining the relationship.
Well it appears that Mitts has moved on, sort of. Last week she attended […]
IOWA STATE NEEDS YOUR HELP IN CHOOSING ‘08 HELMETS: Calling all football fashionistas: Iowa State University needs your help in deciding their duds for next season:
Apparently, the folks in Ames have become tired of the “cardinal flushed down the drain” look the team has been showcasing for the last few years. And it appears […]
HS PLAYER HOPES TO WORK WITH STUART SCOTT SOMEDAY: The ORANGEBURG (SC) TIMES & DEMOCRAT has the story of a high school football player who admits a man-crush on Stuart Scott and Rich Eisen.
Brian Harrison plays for the Orangeburg-Wilkinson high school squad, but instead of aiming his sights for the NFL, he’s directing his gaze […]
• Lettuce enjoy NEWSGROPER’S keratin-packed article about A-Rod’s adventures in the produce aisle:
• BUGS AND CRANKS roll out the barrel in getting to know the real Milwaukee Brewers.
• RUMORS AND RANTS are tongue-tied with the lack of production by new Ranger Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
• SHAKEDOWN SPORTS wonders what ramblings & rumblings readers would be in store […]
• INSIDE BAY AREA clears the plate, as Dusty Baker will be covering the Little League World Series:
• PART MULE gets the poop on Michael Vick jerseys being put to good use by Atlanta animal shelters.
• BLAH BLAH BLAH can’t decide if Michigan QB Chad Henne is evil or lucky, as the Wolverine currently has […]
TRESSEL DOESN’T SHARE HIS PLAYERS WITH GIRLFRIENDS: The CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER reports that Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel has changed the training camp rules for the Buckeyes this season.
P-D: “Buckeye players revealed Saturday a new rule this season for their three weeks of preseason practice, when they live as a team at the University […]