When Stanford scored its go-ahead touchdown against USC on Saturday, we missed the call because we were screaming, but luckily our friend Dan pointed out that play-by-play man Rod Thulin completely blew the call by saying "Touchdown USC!" So we rewound the Tivo, and there it was. But the awful broadcast wasn't done butchering the amazing ending. Analyst Kelly Stouffer then chimed in with, "Jim Harbaugh, if you're asking, is gonna go for the tie right here." Um, the TD made it 23-23. Nice job.
We Know This Is Sacrilege, But ...
Since we've never gotten the whole "Brett-Favre-is-the-greatest-thing-since-sliced-bread" thing, and since he cost us our bet last night the Packers the game last night with an awful interception to Brian Urlacher at the Packers 19-yard-line late in the third quarter, we especially loved JoeSportsFan's Top 7 Ridiculous Brett Favre Quotes (since Week 2).
If you missed the gnats take over Friday's Yankees-Indians game, check out this video. We're still grossed out by the site of Joba Chamberlain's neck being covered in the nasty critters, which comes in at the 54 second mark.
Jake Peavy Isn't This Tough
You'd think a one-time NL batting champ would have no problems hitting a wiffle ball. Well, you'd be wrong. Home Run Derby has found video of Freddy Sancheztrying to hit a nasty wiffle ball pitcher, and things get ugly.