January 2008

Barbaro Rests at Churchill Downs

updated April 19, 2014by January 29, 2008

 A great athlete meets  tragic ending. Barbaro, winner of the Kentucky Derby, was put down on Jan 29th. He will find his final resting place at the site of hos greatest glory, Churchill Downs. Barbaro won the Derby in spectacular fashion, beating his nearest competitor by more than six lengths. It was one f the […]

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Fractured but Still Kicking

updated April 19, 2014by January 28, 2008

 I’m reading an AP story in the paper here at Camp Anaconda saying that San Diego Chargers kicker Nate Keading appeared in five games this season and kicked field goals with a broken leg. The run includes the Chargers AFC Championship game in which Keading kicked four field goals. Amazing.  

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Penguins Malkin Filling In

updated April 19, 2014by January 28, 2008

 The Pittsburgh Penguins could have been seriously damaged by the loss of Sidney Crosby. Instead, they’ve turned to Evgeni Malkin. Malkin was the NHL’s rookie of the year last season but nobody expected he could fill the role Crosby has played for the Penguins. So far this season Malkin has contibuted 27 goals and 57 […]

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Screwing with Their Minds

updated April 19, 2014by January 26, 2008

 I read an article recently that said the mere presence of Tiger Woods on the course tended to elevate the scores of the players around him. In other words Woods is so good that other players just give up, figuring they can’t win so what’s the use? That’s incredible and hard to believe in a […]

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College Basketball’s 5 OT Game

updated April 19, 2014by January 24, 2008

 Dealing out one of the year’s best college basketball tickets so far, Baylor lasted through 5 overtimes to feafeat the Texas Aggies last night. The Baylor bears are ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in years. The win puts Baylor on 5 game streak and put an end to a 15 game […]

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