Archive for September 30th, 2008

30
Sep
08

Quelle Surprise

Al Davis finally, after leaving his coach to hang in the wind for essentially the entire season, fired the overmatched Lane Kiffin this afternoon. Now, with that albatross off their necks expect the Raiders to go undefeated from here out because of all that really excellent talent that Davis has assembled…Here is an actual photo of Davis immediately after.

You know, he doesn’t look half-bad… better than usual. Maybe he feasted on Kiffin’s young blood first.

30
Sep
08

A Look Back at Pre-Season Predictions

Below is the link to my pre-season predictions on how the 2008 season would turn out. Looks like that pick of the Mariners was pretty terrible, and I totally screwed up on the AL Central but I DID pick the Rays to finish above .500 although clearly did not expect them to finish in first. C’est la vie…I also picked a Red Sox/DBacks series so, take my new predictions tomorrow with a ton of salt. I may have gotten most of my picks wrong, at least I NAILED the Nats finishing last! Let’s take a trip down to the halcyon days of late March when every team but the Pirates and Royals has a chance.

UGH! In parentheses is the actual finishing position of each team.

Al East

Red Sox (2)
Yankees (3)
Anti-Christ Rays (1)
Blue Jays (4)
Orioles (5)

AL Central

Detroit (5)
Cleveland (3)
Minnesota (1)
Chicago (1)
KC (4)

AL West

Seattle (4)
Anaheim (1)
Texas (2)
Oakland (3)

NL East
Mets (2)
Braves (4)
Phillies (1)
Marlins (3)
Nats (5)

NL Central
Chicago (1)
Cinncinati (5)

Milwaukee (2)
St louis (4)
Houston (3)
Pittsburgh (6)

NL West
Arizona (2)
LA (1)
Colorado (3)
Padres (5)
Giants (4)

WC: Cleveland (Red Sox)
WC: LA (Brewers)

Red Sox over Dbacks in 6 (TBD)

30
Sep
08

I Got PLAYOFF FEVER!

Who else is excited for the MLB playoffs! Actually, I’m not even that excited yet, I’m sure once the games start I will be, but at the moment it all feels very hum-drum. Oh well. Anyways, here are my predictions now that all of the teams and matchups are set.

ALDS

Red Sox over Angels in 5

Rays over White Sox in 4

ALCS

Red Sox over Rays in 6

NLDS

Phillies over Brewers in 4

Cubs over Dodgers in 4

NLCS

Cubs over Phillies in 5

World Series

Red Sox over Cubs in 5

World Series MVP, Jon Lester

Join us below the jump for some more thoughts.

Continue reading ‘I Got PLAYOFF FEVER!’

30
Sep
08

Ricky Williams Wants to Get High

Hmm, this would be a lot better if I was holding a joint...

This would be a lot more interesting if I was holding a joint...

Dolphins running back and weed afficianado Ricky Williams, who has tested positive for weed 4 times in the NFL’s substance program, as well as taking an entire season off so he could go smoke on the beaches of Asia told reporters that over the bye week he was tempted to blaze it down. Surprise!

Blaming the extra free time off, Williams said, ” [The temptation is] greater because, like, Thursday, coach told us we had Friday off, so automatically your mind, which is so constrained since training camp began — every day is a grind, it’s a grind, it’s a grind — and then Coach says `you’re free.’ And the mind says, `I’m free, what can I do?'” Clearly you roll up a joint made out of the New York Times and spark that shit!

But no, the once awesomely dreadlocked Williams conquered his temptation and resisted, by MEDITATING. EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW. “‘I’ve done a lot of work at understanding myself a little bit more,” Williams said. “So I recognize [the urge] was just a result of the feeling of being free, and I was just trying to maximize it. And I realize that I really enjoy meditating and when I can go home and sit in my room and meditate, I can get the same feeling.” Wait, is that true? Get high and not pay or smoke? Hmmm… maybe Ricky is onto something… Continue reading ‘Ricky Williams Wants to Get High’

30
Sep
08

High School is Hard

So this video hit the ol’ tubes sometime yesterday and it is being purported to be a tape of the Melbourne (Florida) High School volleyball team being hazed. Even if it isn’t that school it’s still a tape of high schoolers being douchebags to one another and for that, I can post it here. If it is the volleyball team then it CERTAINLY belongs, seeing as how I love hazing!

This hazing is a little bit strange, it starts with the girls being dressed as clowns, OK, standard stuff, I’m enjoying it so far. Then the girls are herded into a circle and the random boys at this party then mercilessly beat them with pillows. I’m not quite clear on the reason for this part. It seems to me that if you’re going to allow non-team members beat the shit out of your hazees you might as well just get some mafia goons to break kneecaps. I feel like it is a violation of hazing etiquette to let the boys in. Also, at 5:50 in the clip one of the boys says “Raping is tiring,” so that’s fun! The video is a little long and punctuated with high school girls being shrill and loud, but it’s certainly interesting. After the pillow beating the senior girls take the hazees off to a beach where they will be egged and floured. Even MORE fun!

[Bad Jocks]




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