Big Lead Sports Bar

9/09/2008

NEWS AND NOTES

--Should've-Been-a-Pirate Matt Wieters is the 2008 Minor League Player of Year. In totally unrelated news, Daniel Moskos was 7-7 with a 6.30 ERA this year. [Baseball America]
--It looks like Vince Young was driving around with an unloaded gun last night. [Tennessean.com via PFT]
--The Pirates are still losing, this time by a 3-2 count against the Astros. [PG]
--Anybody play Deadspin's Monday Night Football bingo last night? In case you missed it, here's the highly amusing board. [Deadspin]
--A great link: The 8 Most Obnoxious Internet Commenters. [Cracked]
--And another one: the Top 10 Jerks in Your Fantasy Football League. [Epic Carnival]
--It's the Pittsburgh Route 28 car chase video, taking the internet by storm. [Gloob]
--Not only was Mike Therrien at the Penn State game, but he was at the Steeler game too. [Penguins.com]
--Anyone hear the "Fake Joba Chamberlain" on Howard Stern yesterday? Here's more on his story. [Deadspin]

--Ron Cook says "With no Brady around, Big Ben is NFL's brightest star". Won't get any argument from me. [PG]
--A 54-year-old man says his obsessive-compulsive disorder drove him to eat 23,000 Big Macs in 36 years. And no, it wasn't Casey Hampton. He's not 54. [Yahoo!]
--Almost 20 years after the sequel, it looks like another edition of Ghostbusters is in the works. [Variety]
--Join Jim Krenn, Randy Baumann, Michele Michaels, Sean McDowell for the first-ever DVE Rocks for Children’s Radiothon. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and 102.5 WDVE are partners in this event, which will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 11, 12 and 13, 2008.

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3 comments:

Koz said...

Let's not slight the Chartiers Valley Colts (alma mater of your friendly neighborhood Koz) as the third stop on Mike Therrien's weekend of football.

Matt H said...

The car chase was awesome!

lauren_hbg said...

That guy that ate all the Big Macs was on that Morgan Spurlock movie Super Size Me, wasn't he?