As bed shittings go, last night's was absolutely spectacular (craptacular?). Up 3-0 in the third, Canada managed to lose 5-3 and deserved every bit of it to a hard charging Russian team. Cannot recall a more amazing flameout.
Some Tuesday night hockey attendance figures. From the NHL: 12,000 in Denver, 8,000 in Phoenix, and 13,000 in New Jersey. Washington and Edmonton were both sell-outs. Meanwhile, in Winnipeg for the World Under 17 finals, 12,000 showed up. Take a hint, Gary Bettman. Go where people care.
Word is that three lottery tickets and Blake Griffin are entering the NBA's usually irrelevant, but suddenly slightly interesting Slam Dunk Contest. BG is a beast.
Fans of the home team tend to bet the home team, regardless of sport. So this NFL season must've been a good one for the people of Detroit. Their Lions were 13-3 against the spread this year.
Toronto FC will confirm their new management hires today with a 1pm presser in Toronto. Nice work, especially since the team is due in Turkey in a month for a pair of friendlies against Dinamo Zagreb, Croatian champion, and Partizan Belgrade, Serbian champion.
As speculated yesterday, Robbie Alomar and - finally! - Bert Blyleven were finally chosen to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Denied again was Jack Morris. Joke.