Tag Archives: Final Four

Can Anyone Beat UConn? Lincoln?

I believe that the answer to that question is a resounding no.  Oklahoma might have the slimmest of chances … but barring injuries, I don’t see anyone getting in the way of the Huskies’ march toward a national championship.  The … Continue reading

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Kay Yow Dies

I added a new site to my links:  She’s a Baller – all things having to do with women’s b-ball.  In the course of doing that, I saw the sad news that Kay Yow has died at age 66, after … Continue reading

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Plaxico Weirdness? Chris Matthews Running? Other Sunday Sundries …

One of the oddest stories I noticed yesterday was about Plaxico Burress shooting himself in the leg. That seems a particularly inept and bizarre move in a strange year for Plaxico. The Redskins-Giants game was looking like a close call … Continue reading

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Summitt's Eighth-Morgan/Murray's First!

clipped from nbcsports.msnbc.com That’s the long and the short of it, as Candace Parker and Shannon Bobbitt celebrate Tennessee’s eighth NCAA title and Morgan/Murray’s first JordanCornblog pool win! The Lady Vols became the first team to repeat since UConn’s run … Continue reading

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Will Hornbuckle Buckle Down and Do it?

Alexis Hornbuckle may hold the key for Pat Summitt’s Lady Vols as they tangle with Van Chancellor’s LSU Lady Tigers tomorrow night. clipped from http://www.nytimes.com Of all the outdoor activities that Pat Summitt planned on her deck this year, swatting … Continue reading

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The USWNT Wins, the Men's Final Four Starts, and Philadelphia is Happy!

The USWNT defeated Jamaica 6-0, helped along the way by Abby Wambach’s 2-goal, 1-assist performance.  (As an aside, Wambach’s career total for goals is now 91 in 113 games … quite a pace!)  This win means that the US will play Mexico … Continue reading

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Friday Tidbits

First off, this header for a story on MSNBC caught my eye … “Clinton Veers to Dark Side” … it says.  “Uh oh,” I thought, “something nefarious here!”  Turns out it’s a story about how, in her stump speeches, she uses … Continue reading

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Phew!

When I went to bed Notre Dame was ahead of Tennessee, and moving on to play for the Final Four was looking anything but inevitable for the Lady Vols.  Candace Parker’s 34 points, however, helped bring Tennessee back from a … Continue reading

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Guns 'n Brackets

I was listening to NPR yesterday afternoon and heard a piece (which I can’t find at the moment) about the ongoing debate re. whether or not students should be allowed to carry concealed weapons on college campuses.  Can you imagine … Continue reading

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