NEW YORK — Since at least the mid 1990s, Pepsi cans sold by food carts in Manhattan have always said NEW YORK. I don’t recall seeing this in any other city. Granted the other cities that tend to buy from food carts are Washington and Arlington (actually a county, of course) so I can’t speak [...]
Archive for August, 2009
Depth Chart – Intercollegiate Athletics
JEFF RICE – How do we decipher Paterno’s messages? – CDTBOB FLOUNDERS – Paterno not pleased with development of Penn State offensive line – Patriot-NewsNittany Lions beat reporters are not taking Joe Paterno’s comments about the offensive line being in trouble very seriously and neither should we…yet.
BOB FLOUNDERS – Jared Odrick [...]
NEW YORK — When I was student at Penn State Hazleton, many of us often passed an intersection that had a “WAIT FOR GREEN” sign next to a traffic light in West Hazleton. Obviously, this from the Redundant Department of Redundancy Department, so we we made fun of the borough of West Hazleton/PennDot for posting [...]
Nationals’ Mock Pitches Well but Falls Short – The PostRiggleman, Nats pay for poor decision – The Wash. TimesFor the second time in three games, the Nationals got solid starting pitching only to fall in St. Louis to the Cardinals. Yesterday, Garrett Mock gave up two runs over six innings, but the Nationals offense could [...]
NEW YORK — I visited my friend David for six hours last Saturday. We wound up at the Lower East Side’s Doughnut Plant after breakfast at a dive near his apartment in the East Village. Had I known beforehand about Doughnut Plant, I would have insisted we just go there for breakfast. The bakery, with [...]
MacDougal Saves Day As Nats Hold Off Cubs – The PostNats close out a series victory – The Wash. TimesMorgan Breaks Hand, Is Out for the Season – The PostMorgan to miss rest of season after breaking hand – The Wash. TimesIn the only day game of this year’s Wrigley Field series, the Nationals built [...]
The Maryland Bureau Chief is reporting very troubling news from Carroll H. Cook (‘54 Pitt):
I listen to the weekly ESPNU College football podcast. It is a chat between Ivan Maisel and Beano Cook. In this week’s podcast, they made their 2009 championship games predictions. Beano made this entirely TERRIFYING, ANNOYING, and TRAGIC [...]
Wawa vs. Sheetz: Isn’t That Convenient? – The PostHank Stuever has a long column comparing and contrasting two Pennsylvania based convenience stores, Wawa (of the Philadelphia suburbs) and Sheetz (of Altoona). The former tends to be found as your get closer to the ocean and the latter closer to the mountains. Basically, I-95/The Fall Line [...]
The long-term Big11Ten conference schedule based on information gathered from this release Intercollegiate Athletics) and amended when needed. (. Bye weeks are back starting in 2010 which means games on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
2009Sept. 5 AKRONSept. 12 SYRACUSESept. 19 TEMPLESept. 26 IOWAOct. [...]
Ask Boswell: Nats, Orioles, Redskins and More – The Post“Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell will be online Thursday, August 27, at 11 a.m. ET to take your questions about the Nats’ Stephen Strasburg signing and appointment of Mike Rizzo as permanent GM, the deleted, Redskins, Caps and the latest sports news and his recent [...]