Archive for July, 2009
‘Sapphire’ takes twirling title – The CollegianPJ Maierhofer: Blue Sapphire, Crown Jewel – The Penn Stater BlogP.J. Maierhofer, Penn State’s feature twirler since 2005 won the College Miss Majorette of America. She says it is the “biggest honor of baton twirling — like winning the Masters for golf.”
That’s great and congratulations to her. Since they [...]
Nats’ deadline moves likely will be minor – The PostOne Month Later, Deal With Pirates Looks Good – The Wash. TimesThe trade deadline is at 4 p.m. today and thus far, the Nats have done nothing, frusturating more than a few fans. Nick Johnson, seemingly the Nats best commodity, has not been moved as teams [...]
Riggleman, Nationals Strike Out – The PostNationals left with a split decision – The Wash. TimesUmpire Joe West celebrated his 4,000th game by giving the visiting Nationals a hard time. In the 3rd inning, West called a third strike on what interim Washington manager Jim Riggleman though was a foul tip. West could not be [...]
After a long hiatus, ESPN football commentator Carroll H. Cook (‘54 Pitt) returned for a chat. His comments about Penn State are highlighted.
Ed (PA): Cookin’ with Beano!! The old man in State College seems to have some added jump in his step since getting the hip replaced. Recruiting is up, the wins are up… Any [...]
A couple of Washington Nationals related chats today:
Dave Sheinin: On the MLB Trade Deadline, the Nats and his Set for Life Series – The Post“Post national baseball writer Dave Sheinin will be online Thursday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m. ET to take your questions about the MLB Trade Deadline, the Nationals and his recent story [...]
Today is National Chili Dog Day and Hard Times Café is celebrating by offering a free Coney Chili Dog (Cincinnati style) with a purchase. I’m not big on Cincy style, but who knows I may take them up on this one anyway. July is National Hot Dog Month, but you knew that right?
Hard Times [...]
Nats’ Loss to Brewers Is a Total Frame Job – The PostNats’ little mistakes add up to a defeat – The Wash. TimesThe Nationals built up an 4-0 lead after two innings, but the Brewers pulled to within one by the fourth inning. In the sixth, starter Garrett Mock could not get any Milwaukee batters [...]
I got tipped off by an email from the Nationals that tomorrow is National Chili Dog Day and Hard Times Café is celebrating by offering a free Coney Chili Dog (Cincinnati style) with a purchase. I’m not big on Cincy style, but who knows I may take them up on this one anyway. July [...]
Fenty wants to divert ballpark tax to general fund – WTOPAh, D.C. fiscal responsibility is a special, special thing. Mayor Adrian Fenty, a ballpark opponent as a council member, wants to take the money from the Ballpark Revenue Fund to the general fund, rather than have it pay down ballpark construction debt. 28 years [...]