Since I am not going to talk about baseball, let’s talk about the many wonderful sporting events that will soon be starting. As SA mentioned earlier today, the Olympics are less than three weeks away, so let’s enjoy some Olympic hotness. Michael Phelps is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated, and below is Steven Lopez, an Olympian at taekwondo.
Brett Favre is campaigning harder than Barack Obama and John McCain combined. He realllllllly wants to be a quarterback in the NFL, so now, he’s calling the VIkings, using a phone owned by the-wait for it-Green Bay Packers. You know what, Brett? I want to be a millionaire sports blogger! We can’t always get what we want. Here is one thing that I do want – a picture of some Chicago Bears to wipe my mind of icky Brett Favre thoughts.
The Big 12 and ACC are both hosting media days this week, and Yahoo Sports has proclaimed that the Big 12 is back to being a powerhouse conference. I liked learning that Texas A&M coach is a stickler for grammar when text messaging:
“I refuse to go ‘U R’ for you are,” Sherman told ESPN.com. “I was an English teacher in high school and an English major in college. I just can’t bring myself to do that.
“And it makes me very upset when my children do that to me. Spell the word out. I know it drives them crazy because I’m slow when I type everything out.”
This doesn’t really make me an Aggie fan-Go Mizzou!-but as a grammar geek myself, Coach Sherman is a man after my heart. For good measure, a picture of a Big 12 cutie: