Friday April 3rd, 2009

The Week's Worst In Sports
Hey, why not try the Jets?

The 41-year-old former signal-caller, whose leadership and commitment were often questioned during a 12-year career that ended in 2001, told Yahoo! Sports' Mike Silver that he's been "trying to figure out how to get back in the NFL" and "it just amazes me that I'm not on somebody's roster," asked if Tony Romo were to go down "who's better out there to run the Dallas offense," and said that if "I was in Minnesota, I guarantee I'd be wearing a ring right now."
Which is why, promises Jeff George, "If I play for your team, you will live longer!"

A new study shows that death rates in and around the city that loses the Super Bowl increase in the months following the game.
It should be added, though, that the Prez had Louisville, Memphis and Pitt in his Final Four

Kevin Garnett's cranky right knee just won't get better, and President Obama likes the Cavaliers to make the Eastern Conference finals.
If this is a draft ploy, it's a damn original one

The 49ers' coach reportedly won't draft Matthew Stafford because the highly rated Georgia quarterback was reluctant to talk about his parents' divorce to a team psychologist.
Listen, if that psychologist isn't busy ...

Michael Kinahan has resigned as coach of a 6- and 7-year-old girls' soccer team in Scituate after some protested his naming his team "Green Death," and writing in a letter to the girls that "losing is for losers" and that they should be ready to play like "a Michael Vick pit bull."
Calipari: You guys have a football team here? Gosh, I didn't know

Here's hoping that the Kentucky football coach, shown holding one of a limited edition of Maker's Mark bourbon bottles bearing his likeness, enjoyed his BCOC (Big Coach On Campus) status while it lasted. Because ... heeeeeeere's JOHNNY!
Calipari: On a positive note, the dry-rub ribs at Rendezvous are to die for

Several high-profile recruits, having secured clauses allowing them to sign with other programs if Calipari were to leave, may not become Tigers, and several incumbents are already considering transferring.
We're guessing that they're already hard at work on signs for next season in Corvallis

Three members of the Ducks team were cited for shooting BB guns at geese and, well, ducks in a Eugene park.
Yes, there's been a lot of suffering in this economic crisis, but you haven't seen anything as sad as the condition of that fairway bunker on 16

The state will make a final $1 million subsidy payment to the Tournament Players Club, a golf course in the New Orleans suburb of Westwego, as a result of a contractual arrangement made under the previous governor, Mike Foster, guaranteeing the club a certain number of rounds that was not met.
Clubs will also accept foolishly targeted government handouts

As part of a campaign intended to augment dwindling golf-club membership rolls throughout the land, some clubs will relax dress codes, even allowing the wearing of denim, previously a no-no, in the clubhouse, though not on the course.
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers, on the consequences of ice-water treatment

"I'm livin on the edge right now, posting this from the cold tub in our training room...dont want to drop the phone in here. It may have been 32 degrees the other day but thats nothing compared to what I'm feelin right now. I try to stay in for 10-15 mins but its been a battle to stay in the whole time and not make a run to the hot tub. I don't know that I'll make the full 10-15 today but I'm going to try. I usually pass the time cracking jokes with some of the other guys but today I'm blogging. I'm brining the yard into the cold tub with me...get ready...remember seinfeld...shrinkage!"
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