Thursday, September 15, 2011

The greatest sports rant ever

Sports talk radio is full of classic rants, but Mike Valenti of the Detroit based show of Valenti and Foster has a classic that will go down in the history books. The rant after Michigan States 2006 loss to Notre Dame is classic. Where in the world can you have a rant that features the terms: pudding, HR Pufnstuff and Hurricane Katrina. Its classic and the raw emotion that comes out is epic. Just remember: "Timeouts are not like cellphone minutes, they don't roll over.'' In honor this weeks game, its time to relive the rant. 

Part 1

Part 2

Time and Practice

A great column by the Daily Mail's Martin Samuel on how it takes time to get to the top of the Champions League. City discover it's a steep climb to Carnegie Hall. They might get there one day, but its going to take time especially in a group that features Napoli, Munich, and Villarreal.

Monday, September 12, 2011

The Cover Story: NFL Kickoff Sunday

The Monday after the first Sunday of the NFL season can only mean one thing usually: the front pages of newspapers in NFL city are dedicated to the opening days games. This year was different, with the 10 year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, only four of the NFL cities had the games on the front pages of their newspapers. The only paper go completely with the NFL theme was the Philly Daily News, not surprising given the passion of the Philadelphia fan base.

Chicago Sun Times

Tampa Tribune
The Baltimore Sun
The Philly Daily News