NFL Hall of Fame: Class of 2011

The National Football League is on center stage this evening as the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes seven men into the exclusive fraternity.  Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Shannon Sharpe, Richard Dent, Chris Hanburger, Les Richter and Ed Sabol are this year’s chosen few, with Sabol being the only non-player inducted.  Check out the welcome speeches here. …

Nick Saban: Still a tool

Nick Saban makes $6m per year and you don’t.  So you’d think that Nicky would have some patience at his 2011 opening press conference.  Nope.  Coach Traitor flipped out regarding reporters asking about players that were rumored to be injured.  Rather than reprint all of the quotes, here’s the link.  Enjoy.  Especially the part when…

Ubaldo Jimenez debut results in… eh

Ubaldo Jimenez was in line for the win when he exited his first start as a Cleveland Indian.  However, he tossed a choppy 5+ innings and was charged with five runs and seven hits (108 pitches); not exactly ace-like.  Texas ended up rallying off the Cleveland pen and pulling out the victory in extras.  But the bigger…

Fighting FitzandVigs 3 Curt Schillings 2

The New York Baseball Yankees got off the collective schneid tonight in Boston, and made a light step towards validating their current hot streak.  Playa (not a player) of the game honors goes to Joe “Big Triple” Girardi for making the key decision of the ballgame: With the Yanks down 2-0, the skipper removed a laboring…