MIKE LOPRESTI – Illness has Penn State walk-on facing bigger opponent off field – USA TodayUntil this morning I was somehow unaware of Tom Golarz. The Penn State walk-on special teams player is on the team despite living with sclerosing cholangitis, the same liver disease that killed Walter Payton. Golarz was diagnosed at 17, so [...]
Archive for December, 2009
Gameday approaches – #11 Penn State faces #13 LSU on Friday at noon (ABC) in the Capital One Bowl. Here is a link dump:
DT Brandon Ware won’t be there, he was left behind for a “violation of team rules.” DT James Terry a frosh, isn’t there either. – Patriot-News
Earlier this month was media day [...]
Capitals trade Clark, Jurcina for Chimera – The Post“Washington Post Capitals and NHL Editor Lindsay Applebaum will be online Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. ET to take your questions about the team’s trade of captain Chris Clark and defenseman Milan Jurcina to Columbus for winger Jason Chimera.”
Washington Capitals, Caps, Jason Chimera, Milan [...]
Capitals trade captain Chris Clark and Milan Jurcina for Jason Chimera – The PostCapitals trade their captain to Columbus – The Wash. TimesI don’t think anybody saw this trade coming. The Washington Capitals traded their captain Chris Clark and defenseman Milan Jurcina to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Jason Chimera, best known around here for [...]
Zimmerman mostly unknown commodity – ESPN The MagazineRyan Zimmerman has been flying under the radar as a baseball player and as a man-about-town in the D.C. area since he got here after being drafted in the first round in 2005. Now, he is the best third baseman in the National League and is starting to [...]
Paterno Exclusive Interview Pt. 1 – ESPNPenn State football coach Joe Paterno is interviewed by one of his best quarterbacks, Todd Blackledge. They won the 1982 National Championship together.
I have not watched these yet, but I am eager to see what these two Penn State greats have to say to each other.
Penn State, [...]
Prospectus Q&A Jim Riggleman – The PostRiggleman answers about 20 questions from David Laurila. All of the answers are a paragraph long and fairly thoughtful. He calls strikeouts “unproductive outs” and talks about how even with restrictive pitch counts, young hurlers sometimes get hurt, among other things. Not mentioned — him being from suburban Montgomery [...]
Ask Boswell: Redskins, MLB, Nats, Caps and More – The Post“Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell will be online Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11:00 a.m. ET to talk about the new Redskins front office and take your other questions about the Nats, Tiger Woods, the NFL and the Caps. “
I didn’t expect to see a [...]
Public radio show This American Life visited Penn State over the final football weekend of 2009 (vs. Indiana) and examined the drinking culture. They picked Penn State because the Princeton Review said it is the #1 party school in the country. The program’s portrayal of the students is harsh.
The program is 100% accurate too.
Marquis deal is another positive sign for Nats – The PostNew National Marquis grabs mentor role – The Wash. TimesThe Nationals newest starting pitcher and projected #1 starter, Jason Marquis, was introduced to Washington yesterday. Marquis speaks highly of the moves that the Nats have been making in the offseason and by signing Stephen Strasburg. [...]