Archive for November, 2009



30
Nov
09

Indiana’s Governor Fancies Himself a Comedian

Joe McConnell, the retiring play-by-play man for Purdue was awarded the Sagamore of Wabash by Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, which is the highest honor the Indiana governor can give to someone. During the ceremony Daniels paid his respects to McConnell saying that “I’ve always thought he had one of the great voices anywhere in sports.”

Then, Daniels (left) told the assembled audience that in fact he wanted to give out TWO of the award. “Because it’s for wisdom and judgment and benefits to the state of Indiana, I did give one to (New England Patriots coach) Bill Belichick,” referring of course to the failed 4th and 2 play that lost the Patriots/Colts game for New England.

Wop Wop Wah.

Stick to governing.

[Indy Star]

30
Nov
09

Paul Pierce Gives a Facial and Then Takes Out the Junk

Early in the 4th quarter of Friday’s Celtics/Raptors game Boston captain Paul Pierce drove to the hole and powered a dunk down over All Star Chris Bosh. While going up for the dunk Pierce’s knee was at a weird angle and drove directly into Chris Bosh’s man-parts; score that 2 points for Pierce, 2 pained areas on Bosh’s body.

27
Nov
09

I’d Like to Ride Those Waves

I am completely incapable of skateboarding; I just simply cannot do it, I can’t ever get the coordination right. That said, I’m sure I could make an EXPERT surfer, or at least I could try. I just need some expert coaching. Perhaps these ladies could help with that…

[Mpora]

27
Nov
09

The Twins’ New Home Looks AWESOME

If, like me you want to see the place where the Boston Red Sox will be winning their first game of the 2010 baseball season, or more specifically where the Minnesota Twins will be calling home for the next couple decades you’re in luck! Via the local Minnesota Public Radio station comes this slideshow “walking-tour” of the new Target Field and quite frankly, it looks DOPE. I’m more than willing to go to that first game if someone wants to buy me tickets and airfare. I’ll take care of a hotel on my own because I’m that good a guy. Click the link below for the full experience.

[Minnesota Public Radio]

27
Nov
09

Josh McDaniels Really Wants to Win the Matriach-Fornicating Game

I’m consistently shocked by awfulness of the NFL Network’s game broadcasts, they’re simply incredibly bad, I feel like I’m watching high school football half the time. Unlike MLB network whose game coverage is at least as good as the main networks, it’s as though the NFL has no desire to put any solid efforts into their productions or in making THEIR product look good.

The latest example was in their Thanksgiving Day broadcast of the Broncos/Giants game, theoretically one of the most-watched games of the year on the nascent network, it being a major holiday that for many families is centered AROUND FOOTBALL. After coming back from a commercial break they had a highlight package lined up featuring Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels talking to his offense who had just failed to capitalize on a 1st and goal situation. You’d think, it having been edited and reeled up they would have noticed that in the first THREE SECONDS he drops a “motherfucker.” Of course, they DON’T notice it, and it goes out on the air, they didn’t even ACKNOWLEDGE it until after the NEXT commercial break, several minutes later. That’s some fine TV production there boys.

When he was asked after the game how he felt about his swearing going out on the NFL network, Josh McDaniels, who clearly knows how woeful the NFL network is, looked completely unsurprised and merely said, “It’s the NFL Network, It doesn’t surprise me.

25
Nov
09

I’m Thankful for the Pirelli Calendar (NSFW)

Since 1964, the Pirelli Tire Company has released a special limited-issue calendar to important customers and VIPs, the calendars are noted for the top-talent models and photographers and the high quality of the photos. This year’s iteration lives up to it’s predecessors, shot by my second-favorite fashion photographer, Terry Richardson, and with such luscious models as Miranda Kerr, Ana Beatriz BarrosCatherine McNeilEnikő MihalikRosie Huntington-WhiteleyAbbey Lee KershawDaisy LoweGracie CarvalhoLily ColeMarloes Horst,  and Georgina Stojiljković.

I figure, what better thing to be thankful for than the tires that get us place to place, and these ladies and photos that are so hot they could cook your turkey just by being NEAR them.

Now, these photos are EXTREMELY NSFW, like in NO WAY SFW, but, you’re probably out of work already anyways, so enjoy these and be thankful. I know I am. After the jump some highly NSFW photos.

Happy Thanksgiving!

[Huffington Post]

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25
Nov
09

Court Rules Happy Gilmore Illegal

Canada is simply way too peaceful, they need more crime apparently because the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has time to rule on asinine golf swing legal cases.

Justice Arthur J. LeBlanc ruled that the “Happy Gilmore” golf swing was ILLEGAL, not for golf, but for CANADA, stating that it “breached the standard of care owed to other players on the course.”

All this started when, in a pre-wedding round of golf, 4 friends hit the links with 28 beers, a bottle of tequila and “some marijuana.” The 28 beers didn’t last long, and so after 9 holes they bought some more. Presumably due to the drinking, one of the men, Travis Hayter was acting loosely and without regard for his surroundings, practicing power slides with the golf cart and almost driving the cart into a pond.

On the 16th hole, Hayer hit a terrible, slicing tee shot into the woods. Not content, he opted to tee it up once more. The second shot was a modest fairway shot. Ever the perfectionist, Hayter hit one more, Happy Gilmore-style. However, his friends had already started up the fairway to their balls; Hayter’s shot struck one of his companions, Alan Bezanonson, in the wrist. In a measure of true friendship, Bezanonson subsequently SUED Hayter for loss of income and damages. Take about Hayterade!

“I am convinced that the ‘Happy Gilmore’ shot,” wrote Judge LeBlanc in his decision after awarding Bezanson $227,500, “would have been less controllable than a normal tee shot, both because it involved a run-up to the ball (rather than an aimed shot from a stationary position) and because the defendant had been drinking throughout the day.”

The bizarre part though is that the nature of the swing itself is irrelevant, would the awarding be DIFFERENT had Hayter taken a “normal” swing? Apparently, golfing drunk isn’t an issue, even if your normal swing ALSO sucks, but as soon as you get “creative” in your shots you’re heading into murky legal territory.

[CS Monitor]




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