Archive for October 6th, 2009

Souhan: ‘Silver Fox’ shows he still has golden touch

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Against his former team, under a national spotlight and days away from turning 40, Brett Favre showed why the Vikings spent so much time pursuing him.

Real Clear Sports — Top 10 2009 MLB Playoff Storylines

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Baseball is a game filled with major storylines and interesting subplots. In the postseason, every pitch carries with it tension and anticipation as we wait to see who will succeed and ultimately be crowned baseball’s king.

Tebow or no Tebow, LSU’s crank-call tradition must go on — Matt Hinton

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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Don Banks — The Packers’ nightmare comes true

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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LA Times — Barefoot runners, a small but growing number, say it reduces injuries and just feels better.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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5 Reasons for Government-Run Fantasy Football — Jon Pyle

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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From qualifying to taking on Tiger — Ron Kroichick, Chronicle Staff Writer

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

(10-05) 20:16 PDT — Back in March, after Y.E. Yang pocketed his first PGA Tour victory, an unexpected exercise awaited at his next tournament. Tour officials took Yang’s measurements, in case he made the International team and needed to wear official garb for this week’s Presidents Cup.

St. Louis — Limbaugh, Checketts join in bid for Rams

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Radio personality Rush Limbaugh has joined forces with St. Louis Blues owner Dave Checketts in a bid to buy the St. Louis Rams football team, NFL sources confirmed Monday.

The Checketts group has made its bid on the team and plans to keep the team in St. Louis.

NY Times — Making the Metrodome a Two-Sport Star, Fast

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS - By the time the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers finish their tie-breaker game Tuesday to decide the Yankees’ opponent in the American League division series, stadium workers at the Metrodome might be snoozing wherever they can lay their heads.

Fanhouse — IOC Did Chicago A HUGE Favor

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Chicago Olympics – Hey, take it from an Atlanta guy. As soon as word came from Copenhagen on Friday that Chicago was history during the first round of International Olympic Committee voting for the 2016 Olympic Games, here’s how Americans in general and Chicagoians in particular should have responded:

Scott Baker faces Rick Porcello in a win-or-go-home tiebreaker at the Dome. — JOE CHRISTENSEN, Star Tribune

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Momentum, home-field advantage, superior offensive firepower.

The Twins appear to have all these advantages heading into tonight’s tiebreaker against Detroit, not to mention a major off-field distraction for the Tigers involving MVP candidate Miguel Cabrera.

Yahoo — The Grandstand: Our season all comes down to this

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

One more game. That pretty much sums up our season now. We have extended it one more game that will take place at the Metrodome against the Twins on Tuesday night.

Last month, I blogged thinking that we had played our last game ever in the Metrodome, but since we ended the season tied with the Twins and they had a better head-to-head record against us, we have to go through their home to win the AL Central in game no. 163.

RCP — Countdown ’09: New Jersey and Virginia (28 Days)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

NEW JERSEY (RCP Average: Christie +2.5)

VIRGINIA (RCP Average: McDonnell +7.3)


RCP — Merkel To Give Speech To Congress Next Month

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak Nov. 3 to a joint session of Congress, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office announced today. Merkel will be the first German leader in 52 years to address the legislative body, and her speech comes just six days before the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

“Congress will warmly welcome Chancellor Merkel to the Capitol next month as part of her visit to the United States,” Pelosi said in a released statement. “We look forward to hearing the Chancellor’s views on how we can continue to work together to confront international security threats, to implement necessary climate change measures, and to resolve the global financial crisis.”

VA: McDonnell 54 Deeds 43 (10/2-4)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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Karl Rove donates to Marco Rubio over Charlie Crist

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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RCP — Who Is At The White House

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Here is a list of the bipartisan group of congressional party and committee leaders who trekked down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House this afternoon for a briefing with President Obama and Vice President Biden on Afghanistan and Pakistan:

McCain: Afghanistan Tests Obama As Commander In Chief

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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Beau Biden: Still Time For Senate Decision

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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Stop Fretting About Income Inequality. It’s utterly pointless — John Tamny

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

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