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Archive for December 2007

FSU-From Free Shoes U. to Fake Scores U.

December 19, 2007

Word has come down that up to 25 Florida State Seminoles will be suspended for the “who gives a crap bowl game” in Nashville. These kids apparently cheated during an online exam. If this is true, then they deserve to be suspended. As a former Division I athlete , I feel it’s only fair to […]

Ravens lay an egg!

December 18, 2007

In the modern era, only 1 NFL team has managed to go win-less (unless you count the 1982 Colts which went 0-8-1 in the strike year) & that was the 1976 expansion Tampa BayBucs. As a matter of fact, they nearly went win-less in their 1st 2 seasons, losing all 14 in 1976 & thier […]

Pettitte Admits Using HGH

December 16, 2007

Yankees Pitcher, Andy Pettitte, today admitted taking HGH for 2 days to help recover from a 2002 elbow injury. While I don’t condone his use of the product, he was able to at least save some face by coming clean. However, I am a bit skeptical over the fact that he says he only used […]

Yeah, I knew F.P. Santangelo was on the “juice”…

December 14, 2007

Well the list of those who purchased and/or used steroids is out. The biggest name, not already associated with BALCO is Roger Clemens. Although, looking back on it now, it makes perfect sense. Bigger body mass with increasing age, along with an increase in performance, to a level not seen in 10 years. Look, MLB […]

He’s making a list & checking it twice. Going to find out who’s naughty or nice. Mitchell Claus is coming to town

December 13, 2007

According to numrous sources, including ESPN, at 11 a.m. PST tomorrow, Former Senate Majority leader & current Red Sox dirctor George Mitchell report on steroid use in baseball will be released. The only thing anyone really cares about are the names of those on the list, and no I am not taking about Santa’s list […]

When the going gets tough, Quit!

December 12, 2007

Billy Ocean once sang, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”. Well, according to ESPN, Bobby Petrino is singing a new song, titled “When the going gets tough, Quit!” Sources told the worldwide leader that Petrino is quitting his job with the Atlanta Falcons, less than one year in. ESPN is also reporting […]