For people like this, when it comes to finding excuses to take swipes at the Tea Party, no topic is too ridiculous: While lamenting how perpetually-snubbed candidate pitcher Jack Morris seems to get a bad rap from sabermetric analysts, Rosenthal felt it the opportune moment to invoke the Tea Party movement as an analogy for […]

Lots going on this morning and early afternoon, so I doubt I’ll be able to get to anything of political substance until a little later. Until then, here’s Brent Musburger’s mind (and other things) wandering during last night’s Notre Dame/Alabama game. When I was a kid I don’t recall Tom Brookshier giving pointers like this […]

Translation: “RGIII could have a mind of his own, and we can’t have any of that!” When asked about what RG3 had to say about being an African American quarterback, ESPN panelist Rob Parker, an African American himself, (Twitter handle @RobParkerESPN) had this to say. Transcriptions came from Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. ‘But […]

You knew it would be said, but I thought Bob Costas might have been one that would have at least waited until all the facts are known before going off in this direction. I was wrong: BOB COSTAS: Well, you knew it was coming. In the aftermath of the nearly unfathomable events in Kansas City, […]

At least that’s the spin at the top of this ESPN story about the regular NFL officials getting back to work as of Thursday evening: The negative backlash from the Green Bay Packers’ loss to the Seattle Seahawks on “Monday Night Football” pressured the NFL into getting this deal done. With President Obama expressing his […]

It was his 100th round of golf since taking office … Obama’s staff is a little concerned. They’re concerned all this golf is cutting into his fund-raising. –Jay Leno ***** At the GOP convention in Tampa, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said the following: “Our problem with President Obama isn’t that he’s a bad person. By […]

President Obama says he’s the “touchdown president” vs. “pick six Mitt”: Touchdown POTUS vs. pick-six Mitt. The choice is yours: OFA.BO/bFZSX5 — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 9, 2012 If Obama’s last four years have been a touchdown, here’s a dramatic re-enactment of his TD presidency:

How about a little Monday afternoon feelgood thread? No? Well, here’s one anyway… Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States took the gold in the women’s 400 meter sprint today. At the beginning of the medal ceremony, a reporter from Spain’s TVE was interviewing the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt of Jamaica. The Star […]

From the “imagine if Fox News did something like this” file, we have NBC’s coverage of Gabby Douglas winning the gold medal, which then led into this break: I was watching, but I’m not hard-wired to be offended by anything and everything so I didn’t even really notice it at the time… until my Twitter […]

Now this will bring the league a touch of class. Word is that Maher is now lobbying the team to put Sarah Palin’s picture on their hats and change the name to the New York C*#ts. Also, over the weekend Maher modeled a new uniform he’s trying to get the team to wear. This New […]

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