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chas9 said...
May 29, 2014 at 10:51 a.m.
chas9 said...

So Chattem will make Cialis locally. Any of you guys work there? Can you get me free samples?

Did you see the video of Fitty Cent throwing out the first pitch? Almost as bad as the hero cat's flub from the mound.

UK's softball team beat #3 UCLA twice to make the college world series (one of eight teams). Kentucky's pitching ace (and Soddy-Daisy native) Kelsey Nunley won two games, running her season record to 29-9. Her NCAA tournament ERA is a minuscule 0.87. Bama and Florida are also still in the hunt.

May 28, 2014 at 11:47 a.m.
chas9 said...

Jay--Dead on description of how Proctologist B and his ilk saw Ferguson through rose-colored glasses. Fact is, when you're UT or UK, you just have to hold your nose and tough it out with mediocre QB's until you can get better talent in. We Wildcats hope the Signal Mountain kid develops into Bret Favre, but don't bet the farm on it.

Ask Dale, Jr., why his holy father didn't rise from the dead after three days the way many said he would.

May 28, 2014 at 11:15 a.m.
chas9 said...

Indy 500 winner gets $249 million. That's almost 50,000,000 cents per mile, or slightly better than the TFP mileage reimbursement rate on Jay's travel expense allowance. Yes, What's-his-name won the weekend. Of course, his fuel cost is greater than Jay's.

Of 64 baseball teams invited to the NCAA post-season competition, ten are from the dominant SEC: Vandy, Kentucky, LSU, A&M, Bama, Ole Miss, Miss State, South Carolina and Arkansas. No Vols. Whatever you may have heard when The Big Orange Hype Machine blew through town last week, UT sports have fallen off from their glory days, almost across the board.

Bama, LSU and The Gators are the SEC's best hopes to bring home the big trophy, but UK is on a hot streak. Wildcat A. J. Reed is the team's nearly unhittable pitching ace and the league's best hitter. He could be college baseball's POY.

Nice bicycle race. Good for Chattaboogie.

May 27, 2014 at 10:35 a.m.
chas9 said...

Five of the eight NCAA softball super regional games will feature an SEC team. Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama play 2 of 3 game series this week for spots in the "world series" which begins May 29.

Surely horse racing isn't dumb enough to deny CC a shot at the triple play. They've got enough troubles without a self-inflicted additional one. The story line alone is worth millions.

UT may think their birthright is 3rd in the roundball SEC, but isn't a .500 league season more likely than third place with Donnie Knoxville's roster of transfers from Ooh-eee Poo-eee and such like schools?

May 19, 2014 at 10:35 a.m.
chas9 said...

Prof. G. Dawg topped off yesterday's forum with a magnificent flourish late in the day. If you missed it, a search of the archives is recommended.

His main point, as I see it, is that our right to free speech in no way offers us immunity from criticism of that speech.

Too often Americans squawk about some abridgment of their supposed rights, but have little understanding of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, censorship, gun rights, etcetera. They'd do well to spend more time reading and contemplating our Constitution, and less time flapping their jaws.

What I saw of Magic Johnson's interview was a class act. Sterling, if you'll pardon my language.

The embattled Clippers' owner is reported to have cancer, and if his time is short, he may go into the four corners and run out the clock. If his representatives haven't tried gagging him, they should.

V. Stiviano may have goaded him into saying what he said, but that's a weak defense. Sneaky tactics can be morally justifiable if you're taking down a powerful wrongdoer. Members of our sterling fourth estate have reported The Donald has repeatedly discriminated in housing based on race. It's in the public record.

Didn't you cheer when Paul Newman and Robert Redford employed a sting to bring down Mr. Big? And what about American Hustle?

May 14, 2014 at 10:04 a.m.
chas9 said...

Casey "Shaggy" Kasem is missing. Dementia is involved.

And Mrs. Sterling says her loose-mouthed husband suffers with dementia. I had begun to suspect that, especially after his latest unfortunate utterances. He can't unring the bell he rang, and the NBA has set its course, but compassion is in order for anyone afflicted with dementia.

No, I don't think Jay can blame his loose lips on dementia. He just talks too much.

But neither JG nor any other 5@10 wag commented on my observation yesterday that Marshall Henderson cost himself plenty with his homophobic tweet. Seems Gary Parrish has the same opinion as me. His basketball insider column is at cbssports.com. Credit to Jay for coming a day late to the topic.

Don't confuse the Ole Miss gunner with any of the Curry family. The Marshall is Europe bound. He'd better go somewhere they don't understand English.

And despite what jomo said yesterday, Jay will touch anything. Absolutely anything.

May 13, 2014 at 10:46 a.m.
chas9 said...

Soddy-Daisy native Kelsey Nunley, UK's sophomore pitching phenom, won three games in the SEC softball tournament, leading the Wildcats into the championship game, which they lost to #3 Georgia. The 15th-ranked Cats have won 44 games this season, most ever for the program, and now they enter NCAA tourney play.

In the SEC tourney, Kentucky beat #13 Tennessee and # 20 LSU. Nunley is now 6-0 in postseason play.

Texas A&M students won the weekend when Johnny Paycheck bought them $2K of booze to celebrate the draft. But the drinks he chose, Fireball Whisky and Miller Lite, prove once again he's a punk. By 40 he may be a man, but that's in some doubt.

And Marshall Henderson lost the weekend while hurting his eventual NBA paycheck with his ignorant anti-Sams tweets. We knew he was impulsive and hot-headed, but how big a contract will a team risk on a ticking timebomb? (There's still a bit of anti-gay violence, but MT and jomo make a fair point that much media coverage was overboard.)

May 12, 2014 at 11:08 a.m.
chas9 said...

Hands down winner of draft night? Brett Favre in jorts. Did you see the pic from his draft night? And Jay's winners and losers are good, too.

Blazing Saddles is good, but is it much better than Young Frankenstein?

And when UK pays a Calipari assistant $1M (two years), does UT have to raise their ante?

May 9, 2014 at 10:21 a.m.
chas9 said...

MT--Fair point.

Jay--Unfortunately for The Vols they added a 3-star at the position they'd already recruited a 3-star, so he won't be as much help as he could've been. Gotta start somewhere, but UT will need some 4-stars to play with the big boys.

And J. B. was a UK golfer.

May 5, 2014 at 12:41 p.m.
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