Tag Archives: Baseball

nine-eleven-zero-one, Corporate Pirates got hit

This started as a reply to a comment about the NFL and other Corporate Thieves ripping off America and demanding we show homage to their empire. Above and beyond the money the sports fanatics pay for their really stupid entertainment. … Continue reading

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even the politicians are acting all kinds of up…

Governor Christie of New Jersey decides to get up in the grill of another spectator at a baseball game. With his bodyguards in tow. Because the guy talked back to him. OMG. The guy he attacked just laughed at him. … Continue reading

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Fukishima aka Japan’s Chenyobl… and what does it mean for Colorado?

Well, it’s heating up. With the easiest way to measure and describe “radiation” : Heat. Temperature. Caloric Index. Right now it’s at the level to actually light concrete on fire. I was going to subtitle The Japan Syndrome but that … Continue reading

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Tebow again?

Now, I’m fully aware that Tim can play better baseball and football and other games that involve taxpayer subsidized games with pampered millionaires prancing around on grass chasing balls, and slapping each other on the butt, hugging and throwing their … Continue reading

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So here’s why I spend time trashing Corporate ads

Because it’s the same set of demon-spawn making commercials for products AND political propaganda. The same tags, the same keywords, the same bullshit. Several convenience stores (oil company owned, please don’t forget) are selling soda and chips, nothing new there, … Continue reading

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Not so much bread, plenty of circus.

At last the modern gladiatorial spectacle in Rio is over. Yay! To not take away any reward gotten by the slave-entertainers, if you won anything good for you. The United States didn’t win a single thing. Seriously.  The athletes who … Continue reading

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Pete Rose wins the Super Bowl! You thought it was only for cheaters.

Pete Rose gambled, he didn’t cheat, and this Superbowl ad was my favorite.

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Triple Play! Sí Se Puede!

….This is a cute video of a 6 yr. old kid pulling off a triple play in a baseball game. Sí Se Puede! …Move over MLB, 6-year-old Little Leaguer turns unassisted triple play

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In other news… there was an Earthquake in Haiti today.

More time was spent telling us about Jay Leno and Conan O’Brian though. And that on NBC. Oh and something about a baseball player and steroids. Not much point talking about Haiti, though, it’s just another 3rd world nation filled … Continue reading

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At least they got the priorities straight

A House subcommittee passed a draft of a new bill aimed to force the University sports system to have a Playoff system matching that of the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball. The fact that the NCAA has been trying … Continue reading

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Anthropomorphism, the Chinese Pandas and the El Paso County Zoo

Not THIS El Paso County, El Paso, Texas. They never had a panda, even in the freewheeling times before Zoos took on a true scientific mission nobody would have been dumb enough to give a panda to that pathetic joke … Continue reading

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Johnny Damon the myth of sports news

Local news on TV gets a scant few minutes of coverage, where the story of the day vies with weather to edge out everything else that isn’t fluff. In national news, interviewees can seldom get an answer in edgewise before … Continue reading

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Ask Alex Rodriguez how he does Tic Tacs

A-Rod held a press conference to explain his now admitted steroid use, a mistake he blamed on his youth, when he was 24-26. While the “Boli” which Rodriguez got through his cousin, over the counter in the Dominican Republic, remains … Continue reading

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Alaskan anti-Palin rally drew record numbers, CoSprings rally not so many…

as a baseball game. One in which there is no Pennant chance or pennant impact. The Rockies on Tuesday night drew a crowd of 25,000. which is two and a half times as many as turned out for the McCain … Continue reading

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102 Olympic medals for white swimmers

Michael Phelps his poised to beat Mark Spitz’s record for medals won in a single Olympics. Does it say something that both are swimmers? Maybe there are too many swimming events? You don’t find 1/2 length, or 1/4 length fencing … Continue reading

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Caps off to Goose Gossage

Tears are free falling this afternoon. Goose Gossage was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and it is about damn time. Goose grew up in Colorado Springs, graduated from my alma mater Wasson High School, and went on to … Continue reading

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Tim Robbins is an activist god

Maybe it’s the start of baseball season — I’m watching the 22nd inning of the Rockies-Padres game! — that has me remembering the first time I saw the movie Bull Durham. It was a movie that had everything I love … Continue reading

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