Sports

Slamming Sammy

June 4, 2003

By now you’ve heard that Sammy Sosa was caught with a corked bat. You may think his legacy is broken beyond repair. Today it was found that none of the other 76 bats in his locker (damn, that must be a big locker!) where corked. His excuse that he mistakenly introduced a corked bat meant […]

The Legacy of Early Wynn

June 2, 2003

Roger Clemens has failed in his second attempt to win the 300th game of his career, first last week against the Red Sox and then yesterday against the lowly Tigers, who erased a 7-1 deficit to send Clemens to the showers and another game ended in frustration. That the Yankees ended up winning in 17 […]

Visiting the Friendly Confines

May 28, 2003

Finally got the chance to visit the friendly confines of Wrigley Field in an afternoon game with people from work today. Outdoor baseball is the best, even on a rainy day like today. It’s why even though I’m a huge Twins fan I prefer to watch the Saints play in person. The Metrodome is sterile, […]

Wild Make History

May 8, 2003

For the second series in a row the Minnesota Wild go down three games to one in a best-of-seven series and come back with three straight victories to win the series, this time in a stunning 4-2 victory in game seven over Vancouver. Most impressively, in both series wins against Colorado and Vancouver the final […]

WOW

April 23, 2003

The Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche in OT(Overtime) of Game 7. What a game! What a series!

A Good Start

April 4, 2003

Too bad the Minnesota Twins can’t play the Triple-A Detroit Tigers every series this season. Thanks to the generosity of the schedule makers for throwing that chunk of meat at our boys we’ve managed to get off to a 3-0 start for the second time in three years. Detroit was over-matched every game, spreading 10 […]

Some Sports Stuff

March 17, 2003

A couple of interesting tidbits from the wacky world of sports: NCAA Selection Committee targets BYU for Sunday Game March is Tourney Time in the United States. The NCAA Basketball Tournament is the biggest. The selection process Sunday night of determining who plays whom is almost as closely watched as the tournament games. It is […]