I was unable to catch the Texans preseason mess loss to the Cardinals on Saturday live, but I did watch it on my DVR Sunday morning. Coach Bill O'Brien's perspective during his Sunday afternoon press conference notwithstanding -- "The sun did rise this morning" -- I wish I hadn't. To paraphrase Yogi ... More >>
It was, to quote Yogi Berra, "Like deja vu all over again." In this case, the Texans' loss to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on the road in prime time was eerily similar to week six when they were dismantled by Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. In what was being billed as the most ant ... More >>
Yesterday was a bad day for Miller Lite. Ad Age reported they're in a serious sales slump, and ex-NFLer Bubba Smith died. The defensive end (who spent some time with the Oilers) was part of Miller Lite's famous "tastes great / less filling" ads, which featured retired athletes and offbeat semi-cele ... More >>
So Jose Cruz is no longer the first-base coach of the Houston Astros. Now can someone please tell me why everybody is so upset? Seriously, what's the big deal?The guy was the first-base coach. His job consisted of patting Lance Berkman on the ass and showing the pitchers where second base was loc ... More >>
Now that I'm unemployed, I'm spending way too much time at home watching TV. Particularly the MLB Network. I've become addicted to that thing. And yesterday, with the Astros having a day game against the Pirates on Fox, and there being an afternoon game on the MLB Network, I was in kind of a w ... More >>
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