Friday, May 14, 2010
LeBron is Le-Gon
The Philadelphia Flyers are in Boston for game seven in their bruising series. The Flyers have won the last three games and Chris Pronger has turned back the clock. If they get decent goaltending again, they'll be hosting Montreal Sunday night. San Jose visits Chicago Sunday afternoon as that series gets under way.
ESPN The Magazine's May 3rd issue ran an article on whether playing fantasy sports for money is gambling and concluded that if the definition of gambling is "to put something of value at risk", fantasy has to be gambling. To pretend it is anything but gambling is laughable.
If the Boston Bruins should win tonight, it'll mark the 33rd time they've met in the playoffs, the most of any of the playoff matches in the NHL/NBA/NFL/MLB. The Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs are a distant second at 23.
Tough year to be a Hart Trophy or Vezina Trophy nominee in the NHL, and tougher still for at least one, if you check out the picture to the right. All said nominees have been bounced for the playoffs with a couple rounds to go.
Mike Tyson is going vegan? How long til somebody gets off an "ear of corn" joke?
The always quotable Chicago White Sox Manager - he of the no filter - Ozzie Guillen gets off this gem on Chicago's sports teams: “We all suck, all sports in Chicago are very bad… we need something good and positive for the city. We need the Blackhawks to eat some Sharks.” I'm sure his boss will be thrilled he just did his team like that.
How to silence a Habs fan? Well, here are four solid ways.
Sometimes, you read a headline and it doesn't have any more significance than normal. But there are other time's - like this - where the same headline takes on a whole new meaning, or is funny. Or both.
Posted by TB at 7:35 AM