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2009 Stories by Sean Pendergast

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  • Game Time: Stop Me If You've Heard This Before -- So The Texans Are Going To Tie The Game....

    published Nov 24, 2009

    ​There are certain teams around the NFL where having the national stage all to themselves -- say, on a Thursday night, Sunday night, or especially on Monday night -- is seen as just another day at t... More >>

  • Game Time: Texans Battle Titans Tonight In The Most Important Athletic Event In Our's Nation's History

    published Nov 23, 2009

    ​Ladies and gentlemen, I've been to Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq, and I can say without hyperbole that this is a million times worse than all of them put together." -- Kent Brockman, Channel 6, S... More >>

  • Game Time: Rating The Smack Of Mark Mangino

    published Nov 20, 2009

    ​Less than two years removed from taking home the Bear Bryant Award which goes to college football's top head coach, Kansas coach Mark Mangino's mouth is getting him in trouble. No, I'm not talking ... More >>

  • Game Time: The 10 Greatest <em>Sopranos</em> Episodes Of All Time
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    Game Time: The 10 Greatest Sopranos Episodes Of All Time

    published Nov 19, 2009

    ​The Sopranos is the greatest television show of all time. I know that sentence right there will be enough to start plenty of discussion, tweets, and emails, both in support of and in disagreeme... More >>

  • Game Time: Charlie Weis Getting Canned; Business Is About To Pick Up

    published Nov 18, 2009

    ​I remember my tenth grade Economics teacher Mr. Amstutz telling our class one time about how, whenever there's a recession or a depression, one thing that can "pull the economy out of the dumper is... More >>

  • Game Time: In Defense Of TCU, An Open Letter To The Chron's Richard Justice

    published Nov 17, 2009

    ​Dear Richard,I'm not sure if you are aware of this but your Monday column entitled "10-0 TCU Not Equal of 10-0 Texas" has caused quite an uproar among the Horned Frog faithful. I am going to assum... More >>

  • Game Time: Road Trip Edition, The Middle And The End

    published Nov 16, 2009

    ​(Cue cheesy announcer voice:) "When we last left our our venerable 1560 The Game crew of Pendergast, Nuno and Ramzanali, they were checking into the Norman, Oklahoma Days Inn at 2:30 in the morning... More >>

  • Game Time: Road Trip Edition

    published Nov 13, 2009

    ​At some point, there is an age you reach where climbing into an SUV with three of your buddies to drive a ridiculous distance to a backwater town to watch football, drink beer, fart, and pretend yo... More >>

  • Game Time: Bad Boys, What'cha Gonna Do

    published Nov 12, 2009

    ​That noise you hear is Florida coach Urban Meyer laughing his ass off. In case you missed it, news broke this morning that three University of Tennessee Volunteer football players -- freshman defe... More >>

  • Game Time: The Dysfunctional Macs

    published Nov 11, 2009

    ​I'm sure if all of you have heard, but Tracy McGrady has set a target date to return from microfracture surgery, and that date is November 18. What he's going to do once he comes back or whether h... More >>

  • Game Time: The Larry Johnson Situation

    published Nov 10, 2009

    ​Every spring I bring my kids to the Blue-Gold spring football game at the University of Notre Dame. Most seasons, we purchase tickets to that event that allow us (and several hundred other Notre D... More >>

  • Game Time: Kick In The Junk...Wide Left

    published Nov 09, 2009

    ​I woke up Sunday morning thinking that things had to get better. After a week that started off with a right cross from Kobe, a left hook from the Yankees, and a sucker punch in the junk from Notre... More >>

  • Game Time: The Cable Guy

    published Nov 06, 2009

    ​For most of his tenure in Oakland, Tom Cable has been your run-of-the-mill, overmatched, "dead man walking" NFL head coach. When he was hired last season in the wake of Lane Kiffin's firing, the t... More >>

  • Game Time: The Lost Speech Of Yankee GM Brian Cashman

    published Nov 05, 2009

    ​So the Yankees are World Champions. Yippee. Between watching Kobe tear out the Rockets' collective heart last night, and then having to flip over to Fox to watch Alex Rodriguez' post-game celebra... More >>

  • Game Time: Larusso Vs. Skywalker, The Death Match

    published Nov 04, 2009

    ​I'm not afraid to admit it, I'm a huge fan of The Karate Kid. And I'm not just talking "guilty pleasure" fan.No sir, not only do I actually own all three DVD's in the Karate Kid trilogy, but my Ka... More >>

  • Game Time: The Horrible Turn Of The Texans' Owen Daniels

    published Nov 03, 2009

    ​(I want you all to watch in amazement while I introduce you to the literary technique known as the "shplegue". This stands for "shameless plug that turns into a segue." Watch and learn...)I'm not ... More >>

  • Game Time: Weekend Review

    published Nov 02, 2009

    ​I hope everyone had a great weekend, and that you were all able to enjoy the nice weather by moving your television and recliner into your driveway to watch football on TV.  I'd like to st... More >>

  • Game Time: Friday Broken Glass

    published Oct 30, 2009

    Just cleaning up some random broken glass in my "Blog" folder on a Friday ... Can You Guess This Team? Channeling my inner Cosmo Kramer... WHO WANTS TO HAVE SOME FUN?! Ok, well, I'm going to describ... More >>

  • Game Time: Brad Mills Shows Bald Is Beautiful

    published Oct 29, 2009

    ​The biggest story locally this week has probably been the Astros hiring of Brad Mills. While some see it as the dawning of a new era for the Astros, I for one am sad to see the pageant that was... More >>

  • Game Time: Sex For World Series Tickets

    published Oct 28, 2009

    ​There are people who like to go to sporting events, there are people who would pay anything to go to sporting events, and then there are people who would pleasure a complete stranger for World Seri... More >>

  • Game Time: Woke Up This Morning, Got Myself LeBron

    published Oct 27, 2009

    ​Those of you who listen to my show know that I am fond of placing the "occasional" friendly wager. While handicapping the day-to-day and week-to-week ebb and flow of a football, basketball, or (if ... More >>

  • Game Time: Inside The Mind Of The Houston Texans Fan

    published Oct 26, 2009

    ​Pretty much every social instinct I employ comes from George Costanza of Seinfeld fame.  (... and yes, the fact that it's been 11-plus years since the Seinfeld finale means I officially have t... More >>

  • Game Time: Time To Take Over

    published Oct 23, 2009

    ​I will get the pleasantries out of the way ....My name is Sean Pendergast, and I am a sports talk show host at 1560 The Game.I realize that sentence has the sound and feel of a self-introduction at... More >>

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