Tom Brady vs. Tim Tebow-mania. The Patriots against the Broncos in Denver. Stop the madness and let the game begin.
The Patriots have been dreadful on defense, even using offensive players in their secondary. The Broncos are playing with great confidence behind their celebrity quarterback.
Normally I wouldn’t expect a team like Denver to keep up with New England’s offense. But this isn’t a normal year. Continue reading
Barry Bonds got two years’ probation and 30 days of house arrest when he was sentenced yesterday by a federal judge. The former Giants slugger, who obstructed a grand jury investigation into steroids distribution and was facing prison time, is appealing his conviction.
Bonds was also ordered to do 250 hours of community service and fined $4,000. In his last season in the major leagues, 2007, San Francisco paid Bonds $15.8 million for his services. The Giants’ superstar made more than $192 million over his entire baseball career. That $4,000 fine has got to hurt.
House arrest means Bonds will be confined to his six-bedroom, 10-bath house with a gym and swimming pool. Ouch. Continue reading
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No Tebowing allowed. Especially when you’ve only got three minutes to get to your next class.
Yahoo! Prep Rally reported yesterday that a Long Island high school suspended a group of athletes for imitating the popular pose in the hallway of their school.
Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is famous for his own form of celebration, in which he goes to one knee and rests his forehead on both fists. In prayer, usually in the end zone or on the sideline following a key moment in the game. Continue reading
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