Don't think these are the kind of curls he's talking about
Oh, those crazy college kids. No one knows that better than South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier, who wraps up spring practice by giving his players a workout plan — and then holds his breath.
The Seattle Times
Oh, those crazy college kids.
No one knows that better than South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier, who wraps up spring practice by giving his players a workout plan — and then holds his breath.
"We've tried to teach our players, 'Here's what you need to do all summer,' " Spurrier told Columbia's WLTX-TV. "Some guys do it. Some go drink beer all summer."
Daze Of Our Lives
And in entertainment news, this looks like the end for two long-running soap operas.
But enough about Manny Ramirez and Barry Bonds.
Wide of the mark
Terminals at 10 of the 13 airports needing renovations to accommodate the 2014 World Cup might not be complete by then, Brazil's Economic Research Institute reported, and reaction was widely split.
Critics point out that's only 23 percent on target. Apologists say, for soccer, that's still a pretty good shooting percentage.
Former outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been charged with trying to buy a stolen car, one day after he was charged with embezzling $400,000 worth of items from a bankruptcy estate.
Historians say it could be the mother of all caught-stealings.
Maim that tune
Some other sports/music matches — a la LeBron James calling his Miami Heat team the Heatles — from RJ Currie of SportsDeke.com:
Lawrence Taylor: Bad Company
Tiger Woods: The Temptations
Barry Bonds: 10cc
Wilt Chamberlain: Loverboy
Just call it a ballgown
"Argue among yourselves whether Dennis Rodman belongs in the Naismith Hall of Fame (no way, I say)," wrote Bob Molinaro of the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot. "But I'm really more curious about what color evening gown he'll be wearing to the induction ceremonies."
Heard in passing
Updated scouting report on NFL quarterback bust JaMarcus Russell, after life coach John Lucas dumped him: He throws one heck of a downward spiral.
Getting the boot
Soccer referee Damian Rubino red-carded a record 36 players and technical staff when the Claypole-Victoriano Arenas match erupted into a mass brawl — nearly twice the FIFA mark of 20 ejections, set during a 1993 game in Paraguay.
Thus giving a whole new meaning to "one for the thumb."
• Cam Hutchinson of the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, on Rory Mcllroy's golf clubs getting lost en route to the Malaysian Open: "Apparently he left them on the 10th hole at Augusta."
• QB Tom Brady, to ESPN, on his first thought after the Patriots finally drafted him in the sixth round: "I don't have to be an insurance salesman."
H&R Buc Dept.
Tax day got pushed back three days this year, to April 18.
Lucky thing. The Pittsburgh Pirates' accountants still aren't finished adding up last year's losses.
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