Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns evened their series with the LA Lakers last night. Not bad, when some would've seen them winning a game tops this series after getting badly outplayed in LA.
The great site Mental Floss says that before they settled on "Magic," names suggested for Orlando’s NBA franchise included Juice, Orbits, Challengers and Aquamen. Maybe Raptors isn't so horrible after all. Wouldn't it be awesome if the Boston Celtics, like the Boston Bruins did earlier in the month, soiled the bed on a 3-0 series lead? The Celts visit Orlando tonight.
Milton Bradley is back with the Seattle Mariners after admitting he needed some help for his inner demons, and is now speaking openly about his issues, including suicidal thoughts. Scary stuff.
How can the Texas Rangers be filing for bankruptcy? Start with owing at least $30 million to former players, including $24.9 million owed to A-Rod, the top unsecured creditor. Former Ranger pitcher and Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan is leading a group of investors that have bought the team.
Hard to believe, but for all the World Cup soccer finals played, there have only been 35 different players that have ever scored in final game.
Somebody has set up a Twitter feed posing as BP Global, even selling BP merchandise. Full marks for creativity.
Dave Shoalts at the Globe and Mail looks at how NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has coolly exploited both Winnipeg and Glendale to get his way.
The Philadelphia Phillies fan that earlier this year puked on a young girl has pleaded guilty to assault. Classy.
If WWE's intent is to go and stay PG, not sure how showing a guy remove his own eyeball as a talent on Raw on Monday night is playing into that.
Have a great day.
Posted by TB at 9:00 AM