Bryan and I were trying to come up with something for one of us to write tonight. Later this week I will be putting up a new mock draft and will be taking another look at the NFL playoff situation while Bryan will be putting up another one of his draft position posts, but tonight neither of us could come up with anything to write. With nothing else coming to mind I decided to lay out where my loyalties lie in each sport. I will briefly explain why each team is my favorite for that specific league and list a runner-up as well. This idea came to me because over the weekend I had stopped in Columbia, MO on my way from Knoxville back to my parents house for Christmas. On Saturday morning we watched a soccer game from the EPL (English Premiere League). After the game Bryan suggested that I pick an EPL team to be a fan of. I ended up settling on one and which team it is will be revealed later in this post. Let’s get started. (more…)
I’m not a fan of Usain Bolt, and I’m pretty convinced he’s on some sort of performance enhancer, but I suppose this is news I should put up on the site. He ran the 200 meter dash today in 19.19 seconds, breaking the previous world record of 19.30. I’m not going to say any more about it because I don’t like him. You can read the ESPN article here. You can also read another post about Bold that Bryan wrote a couple of days ago by clicking here.
By now you may have heard about Usain Bolt’s triumph at last night’s IAAF World Championship in Berlin, Germany. He broke his own 100 meter World Record by an astounding eleven one-hundredths of a second. That’s equivalent to an eternity by normal standards.
This is nothing new for Bolt, who has lowered the record from 9.74 to the current 9.58. Just absurd.
I was having a conversation with Bryan earlier today that led to the idea for this post. I said something about how schleuderball might be the best sport ever and it got me thinking about which sports are my favorites. My top four were pretty easy to pick but the fifth was a bit harder to decide on. One of them is the most popular sport in the country, one is hardly played at all in America, one is probably the least heard of sport in the world, one a lot of people have never even tried, and the last one is only a popular spectator sport every four years. Most people who read this blog can easily guess at least one of the sports, that being football. I’ve mentioned in previous posts how overwhelming the ratio is between how much I write about football and how much I write about any other sport. (more…)
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