Texas Rangers trying hard to get it right in response to horrible accident last year. I believe they did. Ranger erect statue of Shannon and Cooper Stone. And a tribute to all their fans. What a tough thing to have to go through. To their credit they kept it simple and heartfelt. I think it’s great work. Continue reading Texas Rangers get it right; statue to fans and making the best of a tragic accident
This is what it looks like to get hit by a golf shot: Dustin Johnson hits camera tower with drive on 18 … Fore! Continue reading Fore!
Here is a very good piece about this terrible accident last night. I learned of it reading my twitter feed last night, the details now proven to be accurate. I saw a video clip of it as well. In the second inning, Oakland A’s outfielder Conor Jackson hit a screaming foul ball down the left-field line. It caromed toward Josh Hamilton, the Rangers’ left fielder. … Continue reading Baseball fan tragically falls at Rangers baseball game
Its like watching the game with 162.9 million of your friends. Twitter graphs its usage over the course of the 2011 Super Bowl. The big event had its own Twitter record, too. If you tweeted at 10:07:16pm EST, you helped set a new Twitter record: during the final moments of the game, fans sent 4,064 Tweets per second (TPS) – the highest TPS for any … Continue reading Super Bowl on Twitter: 4,064 tweets per second!
How timely and topical. Brett Favre takes one in comedic fashion, right where most of the discussion about him has been this season. Like Homer says, “it works on so many levels.” Continue reading Favre getting hit by football
Since we’re on Sports, Craig “Junior” Miller, one of The Musers at 1310AM The Ticket in Dallas, offers up a hot sports opinion on the future of NCAA football, with the year 2025 as the horizon. I believe we are headed for four, 20 or 22-team, super-conferences. … Each football team will play 11 games–4 or 5 against your division mates, 4 or 5 others … Continue reading The future of Division I football?
The world will be stopping down for World Cup football (soccer to US) tournament this month. Bob Sturm of The Ticket’s BaD Radio has a good strong preview. He sizes up the USA side and assesses their chances to advance. I don’t normally watch this football but might get drawn in to the rounds of 16, especially if we do advance. The Sturminator on that … Continue reading World Cup
Michelle Malkin celebrates the defeat of proposed rule changes to Scrabble. Allegedly, proper names were going to be allowable. As a conservative I applaud this as well. Liberalism has infiltrated too many areas of our daily life. … we were initially horrified to hear the rumors started by Time Magazine that Scrabble was succumbing to the lowest common denominator and changing its rules to allow … Continue reading Kwyjibo
With all the hub-bub over Tiger Woods, it was nice to see this story about Phil Mickelson. Phil’s wife and mother are being treated for breast cancer by a Dr Tom Buchholz out of Houston TX. At the Houston Open last weekend, in the last round on the final holes, Phil pulls the doctor out of the gallery and has him caddie for a few … Continue reading Classy Mickelson
PatsPapers take a look a water consumption during the recent Olympic gold metal hockey game between the US and Canada. The city of Edmonton’s water utiity EPCOR published the most incredible graph of water consumption last week. By now you’ve probably heard that up to 80% of Canadians were watching last Sunday’s gold medal Olympic hockey game. So I guess it stands to reason that … Continue reading Devotion to Hockey