With apologies to Minda and Auburn fans, there was one particular college football player who earned ACoH honors for Day 4 by helping his team win the Big XII Championship: Oklahoma’s Travis Lewis.
…Roy Halladay. Do I even need to say anything else?
HI EVERYONE ROY HALLADAY THREW A NO HITTER IN HIS FIRST POSTSEASON APPEARANCE AND I HAVE LOST THE ABILITY TO USE PUNCTUATION
PS IT WAS ONLY THE SECOND ONE IN A LITTLE THING WE LIKE TO CALL HISTORY
PS NUMBAH TWO: OH AND HE THREW A PERFECT GAME THIS YEAR ALREADY.
For real, I kind of think my husband would be okay if I left him for Roy. Actually, I kind of think he might leave me for Roy. I’m not sure I blame him.
OKAY, LOOK. It’s been a weird couple of weeks to be a Phillies fan. And by weird, I pretty much mean unutterably nerve-wracking. First Chase Utley needs surgery on his thumb and then Jimmy Rollins hurts himself and may-or-may-not have showed up in the clubhouse on crutches, so we all think the season is done and then Domonic Brown shows up all ‘Your Major League Pitching, I Laugh at You’ and THEN they go and trade for Roy Oswalt which means a Halladay-Hamels-Oswalt-and-those-other-guys rotation and THEN they go and win a game in hideously ugly extra innings BECAUSE THE BULLPEN SUCKS, even if it means the longest winning streak at Citizen’s Bank Park EVER.
I’m sorry, did you just get whiplash from that last paragraph? TRY LIVING THROUGH IT.
One of these days, baseball might actually kill me. Is the trade deadline over yet?
This week’s post is a bit more of a Hit and Run, but I figured with all of the hype around the All Star break, mayyyybe we should mention the fact that SPAIN WON THE WORLD CUP!!! Congrats to España, and also to Big Papi, who somehow managed to be pitted against Hanley Ramwhinerez and beat him in the final round of this year’s Home Run Derby 11-5.
So you’re going to have to excuse me as I go all fangirly here. I love Nicklas Backstrom. Not the kind of love most of us Ladies talk about on here, though. I love this kid’s game. I love his little baby face. I love his flowing blonde locks. But most of all, I love that he’s a Washington Capital. I love that he plays for my team (and my fantasy team). I love that he’s only 22-years-old and hasn’t even begun to peak yet. This kid is going to be something special. He’s already a top scorer in this year’s playoffs, and set career highs in goals and points this season. So if you like his game or his adorable little face, follow me after the jump for some Super Swede lovin!
I crawled into bed just as the Caps and Habs were heading into OT, and yet I still woke up this morning with shopping bags under my eyes. How attractive. Coffee, please?
Here are some quickees to get you through the day:
The Canadian teams were victorious in overtime last night in the NHL playoffs, with Montreal quieting Ovi and the Caps with a 3-2 win while the Canucks edged the Los Angeles Kings by the same score. Five games on tap tonight, y’all, including the first game in the Chicago/Nashville series. Plan your booze purchases accordingly.
It’s early in the baseball season, and certainly no reason at all to allow despair and dread to take over your very being. That said, I still enjoyed this post from The Tao of Stieb.
And in an act of blatant regional homerism (East Coast, holla!), a Ladies… high five to the fine ladies at Fashionable People, Questionable Things on celebrating their first birthday! L-A is a big fan of college basketball so maybe we can recruit her and Ally for next year’s Bracket Brawl so I don’t accidentally run away with the whole thing. Do visit their blog when you get a chance for this reason alone: Shoe Porn.
Good morning, Mr. Wright!
So Lady Bee and I have decided to do the preview for the 2010 playoffs. Since we’re the hockey fiends, we figured we’d do a fun roundtable discussion of predictions and hotties.
Follow us after the jump for some knowledge and eye candy!