The 49ers are taking a serious look at Peyton Manning. Alex Smith is a free agent this year and he’s expressed a desire to stay with the 49ers, but if the 49ers take Manning, there probably won’t be room for Smith on the team. I feel bad for Alex Smith. He’s like a Mercedes SLK … Continue reading
Remember Golden Richards? His name and his blonde hair seem like something made up for a children’s sports novel, but his name really is John Golden Richards. His mention in “Death and Football” http://nocera.blogs.nytimes.com/death-and-football-by-clark-booth/ led me down the Internet rabbit hole to learn of his track star days in SLC http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1082637/index.htm, his bishop’s ultimatum of … Continue reading
Cundiff made one mistake, but Williams made two. The sun will rise tomorrow (although it looks like it will be raining all day on Monday). http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/2012/1/22/2726670/kyle-williams-anthony-davis-evil-eye-photo#comments
Derek Boogaard – A Boy Learns to Brawl – NYTimes.com. I thought hockey fights were more of a kabuki dance than a real brawl, but it appears they’re actually real fights which can lead to long-term brain trauma.
Link via NYTimes A telling quote: Klinsmann’s broader point is that homegrown American players need longer, tougher training. The American talent pool is, quite bluntly, stagnant after decades of developmental programs. The federation has brought in two young German players with American fathers, Danny Williams and Tim Chandler, who demonstrate more skill and aggression and … Continue reading
The New Evolution Diet: What Our Paleolithic Ancestors Can Teach Us about Weight Loss, Fitness, and Aging
The New Evolution Diet: What Our Paleolithic Ancestors Can Teach Us about Weight Loss, Fitness, and Aging My friend,Sean S., led me to Art De Vany’s blog a few years ago. He came out with a book last December. A surprising addition to the central theme of the book is the afterword written by Nasim … Continue reading
I can easily throw a baseball farther than my 8-year old, but when it comes to the Aerobie, I was shocked 2 nights ago when he was regularly throwing an Aerobie over my head while I had trouble reaching him at the same distance of 200 to 250 feet. I think my still longer arms … Continue reading
Wow, what a game. Although my father-in-law is a devoted Boston sports fan, I was hoping Eli Manning would pull off the upset after reading the recent N.Y. Times article on him. That article references how he was the quiet 3rd son who was very close to his mom. Does anyone know how many SuperBowl … Continue reading
The Oakley Review – Lenses – Light Transmission Nice table on the light transmission percentages of Oakley Lenses.
Julbo USA: Eyewear : Race – Speed : Race Wired magazine recently had a very positive review for these sunglasses. I think their major edge over the competition is their range since they’ll adapt from 43% to 3% light transmittance. It looks like they might make a very good option for cycling, skiing, and perhaps … Continue reading