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Odds and Ends: The luckiest SOB in all of sports

The guys over at Rumors and Rants are still stewing over the fact that a virtual-nobody in the NBA like Marko Jaric can be engaged to megamodel Adrianna Lima. Hey, aren’t we all? But Jaric isn’t the only lucky bastard in the world of sports. So, here’s their list of “The Luckiest Guys In Sports […]

Odds and Ends: Michael Vick loves animals

Vick has a message for dog lovers Michael Vick’s publicist might just jump off a bridge. The latest incident involves a search of a property in Virginia owned by Vick because authorities believed that dogs were being trained there for illegal fights. Vick doesn’t live at the house but his nephew does. Early reports indicate […]

Nov 30 in Sports History: Brian’s Song

In 1971: ABC-TV aired “Brian’s Song,“ one of the most famous sports movies ever. The movie was a tearjerker about Brian Piccolo (played by James Caan) and Gayle Sayers (Billy Dee Williams), two Chicago Bears teammates who, despite their differences, became best friends, blah, blah, blah. Piccolo ends up dying of cancer, and we didn’t […]

Rocky looks terrible

This is only marginally related to sports but the new part-owner of Everton is friends with Sylvester Stallone from his Planet Hollywood days and has promised to bring him to some games in the future. Maybe England is like Japan where washed up actors go to make commercials and die but does the appearance of […]

Odds and Ends: Invincible #1 at the box office

Coach? I can do it again if you need a close-up The Disney sports formula works again as Invincible takes in $17M at the box office on its opening weekend. Undoubtedly a majority of tickets were sold to Eagles fans. Snakes on a Plane, which got more internet hype than any movie not named Star […]

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