Monthly Archives: December 2011

It’s Time For The Lakers To Reveal The All-White Lineup

The professional basketball scene in Los Angeles been flipped and twisted in so many directions in the past month that it now resembles a David Lynch movie.

The fact that the Clippers, whose lineup has the components of a legitimate title contender, beat the Lakers in two straight preseason games normally wouldn’t be a cause for concern. But this year is different.

It’s clear that the Clippers aren’t the consummate underachievers that they normally are, and it’s even clearer that the Lakers aren’t the perennial title contender that we are used to seeing. In the first game the Lakers looked old, as usual, which caused fans to gush with excitement when they saw rookie Darius Morris take the court. Continue reading

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Guess That 1994 Baseball Player! #33

Terry Steinbach wasn’t much of a head-scratcher for most of you. Or a butt-scratcher for that matter.

Today we have a special treat—a rookie prospect. This book did its best to predict the futures of 100 highly-touted minor leaguers, sometimes with great success and sometimes with disastrous failure. I’ll let you guess which one this is. Continue reading

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Guess That 1994 Baseball Player! #32

A couple of you came through with Jeff Blauser yesterday. One of my earliest baseball memories is watching him attempt to call time out while the pitcher was in his windup, being denied by the ump, and then turning around to hit a homerun. Ah, memories. Continue reading

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Guess That 1994 Baseball Player! #31

Didn’t see anyone stepping up with yesterday’s answer, Ken Hill. I don’t know if you were stumped or you’re just remaining silent, but I need a little more feedback here, fellas (and…ladies?).

Maybe you’ll show some more class participation with today’s quiz. Continue reading

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Guess That 1994 Baseball Player! #30

Let’s start this holiday week off right with baseball’s version of “Ghosts of Christmas Past.” Except these guys don’t haunt you, they’re just awesome. Continue reading

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