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Thursday Open Thread

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R.I.P. — Earl Morrall

Earl Morrall, former NFL QB

Former NFL QB and probably the greatest backup quarterback in NFL history has died at age 79. From NFL.com:

The quintessential backup quarterback, Morrall made his mark as a premium insurance policy for Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas, Bob Griese, Fran Tarkenton, Len Dawson and Y.A. Tittle.

His 21-year [...]

Kobe’s Beef

Kobe Bryant is not my favorite athlete. I’m ambivalent on his past rape case — only because the evidence was sketchy and despite his legal team’s (and a local LA sports talk station’s) overly aggressive posture towards the alleged victim (the word “alleged” still has meaning, but I digress). In addition, I’m just not [...]

Monday Open Thread

18th Hole at Bear Creek Golf Club, Murrietta, California

Yesterday I got to hang around with my college roommate — the golf coach at our alma mater — as his team shot a practice round at the club mentioned above. I shot that at the 18th. 74 degrees, sunshine all day long… glorious day [...]

The Dad Abides — Boston Marathon version

KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source Today’s abiding Dad… Fresno, CA’s Jim Wagoner. The FOX 26 video is above — here’s the story:

On April 21st, the country’s eyes will turn to Massachusetts, for the Boston Marathon, one year after the bombing that killed three people and injured more than two [...]

Like a Champ

Sports-wise Texas is known for football of course. We like the other major sports too of course… but in small town West Texas, basketball — girls basketball — is a big deal. One its better coaches (since retired from his Panhandle, Texas gig, and relocated to Tatum, NM to coach again was the source [...]

Saturday Open Thread

Mercer celebrates after defeating Duke, in Raleigh, 78-71 in the Second Round of March Madness yesterday.

Hey… who needs a billion dollars anyway?

Monday Open Thread

34 years ago today… in Lake Placid, NY.

Littlest Turbo

It was an eventful 2013 in the Turbo household — the littlest one in particular… the AT&T ad, the YOLO music video, a People Magazine blurb and even a trip to Jamaica for a Samsung gig for Zach… Anyway… he’s in the above “viral video” — a mini-documentary about the Jamaican Bobsled Team. He’s [...]

Body-blow, body-blow, upper-cut!

H/T: SportsIllustrated.com’s Extra Mustard.