>> Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Just wanted to let you all know, that I hope you enjoy the Thanksgiving weekend of sports, but I'll be out of town until Sunday, so no updates until then.
See you all on Sunday!
Just wanted to let you all know, that I hope you enjoy the Thanksgiving weekend of sports, but I'll be out of town until Sunday, so no updates until then.
See you all on Sunday!
The big story of yesterday involved the ineptitude and ridiculous decision making enforced by the LSU football staff.
The question? Who in their right mind told Jefferson to spike the ball with one second on the clock?
Les Miles has vehemently denied telling Jordan Jefferson to spike the ball, but sportsbybrooks.com has brought the evidence!
The video evidence has also made its way to youtube!
Now, the question remains, does Les Miles admit his mistake? Or does he continue to lay the blame upon his player and throw him under the proverbial bus even with the evidence hitting the internet at 200 miles an hour?
I expect Les to make the wrong decision and mess this up, just like he does on a regular basis.
Courtesy of Sports By Brooks
The majority of us were expecting a terribly boring Saturday of college football yesterday....
What we ended up with, was one of the better weekends of the season! Sure, I may be partial because my Kentucky Wildcats knocked of the Uga-less Bulldogs in Athens for the first time since 1977, but there was plenty of other good football played....It's time for your Post-Saturday notebook!
--Sure, we give Charlie Weis' fat ass a hard time here at The PMB, and it is usually deserved, but yesterday is a day that no coach wants to experience. Charlie has the support of his players, but ultimately you have to win football games in South Bend to remain the coach. Weis failed to do so, and now the coaching search will begin in South Bend. Who is the front runner? Do they aim high and try to reach out to Urban Meyer or Bobby Stoops? In the end, if they strike out with their high-priority targets, does Brian Kelly get the call he's been wating for from a big name university?
--What can you say about PawPaw Brooks and the job he has done at the University of Kentucky. Sure, he's watered down the schedule and his coordinators can drive the Big Blue faithful insane with their conservative style, at times. However, Brooks now has the Wildcats sitting pretty at 7-4 and a chance to finish second in the SEC East with a victory over the hated Volunteers from Knoxville. The Wildcats have stopped two streaks (@Aub and @UGA) this season and a New Years Day bowl is within their grasp. Time to step up to the plate and end the streak to the Vols.
--Les Miles....is there another coach in America who manages to out-stupid Billy Clyde Gillispie on a weekly basis? This man makes nearly 4 million dollars to coach some of the most talented players in America and, well, he still manages to screw it up on the weekly! FARRRRRRR Les Miles!
--Did anyone else hear Lou Holtz say bitch on the Scoreboard Show last night? Lou is always the epitome of entertainment, and last night his Notre Dame rant was youtube worthy!
--Big Ten football. Need I say more?
--Clemson vs. Georgia Tech for the ACC Championship? You think thats what the ACC commish had in mind when he raided the Big East conference?
--Is it just me or has the Pac-10 been much more exciting without having to see Pete Carroll's big nose all over the television? The Oregon-Arizona game was something to behold last night, and I hope you stayed up to watch it!
--Plain and simple, TCU is a legit football team and should be in the thick of the discussion for the BCS championship. They would give all the top 3 teams a run for their money and more!
--Ryan Mallet is a future NFL stud, folks. Watch this kid play and you'll agree. He has ALL the tools to be a future NFL superstar.
Time to watch my Redskins go 3 and out on a consistent basis and get destroyed by the Cowboys. Happy Sunday, everyone.
Oh, Charlie. It was fun.
You provided us with fat humor that only Mark Mangino and his ridiculous temper can rival.
Sure, you were an absolute disaster as the coach at Notre Dame, but that doesn't mean we won't miss you! Actually, it means we'll miss you much more! When Notre Dame is terrible, all is better in the world of the BCS and college football, and, with you at the helm, we didn't have to worry about them crashing the party.
I'm going to miss you, Charlie. I'm going to miss your extreme fatness. I'm going to miss your terrible sense of humor and I'm going to miss watching your husky ass squirm when posed an uncomfortable question regarding your future.
I'm assuming that South Bend restaurants are going to miss you, as well, Charlie. You have the look of a nervous eater, Charlie, and lord knows you've been nervous over the last several seasons. I hope Sorin's and Polito's can stay in business with your exit.
So, everybody raise your twinkie and/or oatmeal pie and let's have a toast to Charlie Weis.
Your fatness may never be seen again!
We tend to go off topic on occasion, but this video warrants a posting! Forever is the hottest song out right now and Travis Barker has remixed it and its diiiiiirty....check it.
Now that I'm back to blogging on the daily, I thought it was time to bring back one of the features that made us popular in the beginning!
Welcome back the Volleyball Booty of the Week!
Malin Akerman, FTW.
If Audrina Patridge doesn't get a rise out of you....well, you're a fag.
They say he's better than Derrick Rose. His youtube highlights have become legendary. He's projected as the number one pick in next years NBA draft (nbadraft.net).
His name? John Wall.
The most ballyhooed recruit to grace the hardwood residing within the confines of Rupp Arena since Jamal Mashburn makes his debut tonight, and its time to see what all the hype is about.
Sure, we got a glimpse with a ridiculous stat-line in his exhibition versus Clarion, but I could score 14 and grab 6 boards against that squad. Tonight Wall laces them up against a game Miami(OH) Redhawks team, and if you have FSN, you need to be watching.
Here's a little taste of what Mr. Wall brings to the table.
Enjoy folks, because that kind of talent will only be around for one season!
Floyd Mayweather, Jr....do you see this picture? Is this why you keep ducking the Filipino assassin?
I can't say that I blame you....I don't think I would want that hyper little bitch to turn my face into his personal punching bag either!
No, folks....that is not the Slovenia national team. That is your 2009-2010 Duke Blue Devils.
The fact that Coach K has decided to pull a Larry Bird and field a team that is on par with Aldoph Rupp's younger years is rather entertaining in its own right, but the fact that they picked a movie boys from the hood love to love to represent themselves is downright comical.
Well played, Duke. Well played!
You think anyone is regretting passing on Brandon Jennings? The kid who decided to play in Europe is showing that it paid off this season. The kid is flat out blowing up and off to a blazing start for the Bucks.
Check that 29 point 3rd quarter and the best quarter by a rookie since LBJ, and you'll see what I mean!
Mila Kunis....who cares if she dates the guy from Home Alone...
I had planned on writing a blog tonight about just how much the ESPN MNF crew misses Emmitt Smith and his butcher of the english language, but I was sidetracked and began watching my Redskins grace national TV with a chance at redemption.
To preface...I have been a Redskins fan my entire life...born and raised on the burgundy and gold. In my 26 years on this earth, I've cheered for Mark Rypien, Gary Clark, Ricky Sanders and Art Monk. I've owned a Charles Mann jersey and even suffered through the Heath Shuler and Steve Spurrier debacles.
I've attempted to support our owner, Dan Snyder, and his ridiculous overpaying of past their prime free agents and his mistreatment of coaches, but this season has caused me to lose all support for this organization outside of the uniform.
As I sit here watching a crack baby attempt to lead this team down the field and watch a halftime score that resembles that of a UK-Florida game...it pains me to even admit that I'm a Skins fan...
As bad as I hate to say it....I'm now on the verge of feeling the same pain that Kris has had to suffer through with the idiocy of Al Davis and the terribleness that is the Oakland Raiders. Yes, this Redskins team is as terribly as the Oakland Raiders.
Ok, I can't believe those words were just typed on my keyboard...I think I'm done for the night.
Random Notes of the week...
OAKLAND SUCKS...thats all I got.
Olivia Wilde, FTW.
Well, I admit Derrick's post has inspired me to blog tonight and no not his thoughts on college football. It was 100% the picture of Megan Fox. Now I know you find yourself sitting there asking, Kris, how does Megan Fox inspire you to write a sports blog? To which I'll reply, "Who the hell cares? Just scroll down and keep looking at the picture..well after you thoroughly read this blog of course." I do have to throw props out at Derrick for the Mark Morrsion video though, totally ripped off my idea to bring the blog back in style. (Editor's Note: Derrick doesn't even have "Return of the Mack" on his IPOD..it's common knowledge that you can't get a party started without Mark Morrison) Then again, my poor ass doesn't even have an IPOD...so who am I to really judge with my 29.99$ mp3 player?
Okay, since this is a sports blog, I'll hit on a few topics as of late that has peaked my interest.
1st, of course, anyone that knows me, knows I have to brag on my Oakland Raiders for a couple of sentences. The Raiders played lights out yesterday (on defense that is). They are partly the inspiration behind this writting comeback. Now, I think about it, I don't think I have posted since the last time the Raiders won circa 4 weeks ago. I would go into specifics of how the Raiders were dialing up blitzes all afternoon and how that is not part of their normal man to man defense while rushing four d-linemen, but I doubt there are enough readers who actually care about the Raiders.
Next, Welcome back Tom Brady. I am glad you decided to prove a point yesterday and throw for 15 touchdowns in the 2nd quarter alone. My favorite part of all this, is the fact that you did it in a f*cking blizzard.
To rip off ESPN, I have got to hand out a big "C'mon Man" to Jim Zorn and the Washington Redskins. Is anyone else aware that every team the 'Skins have played have been 0 - whatever at the time? How pathetic can you get? To make matters worse, I hear word today that Jim Zorn has been stripped of his play calling duties? Way to give your head coach any type of credibiilty with the players Mr. Snyder. At least there are some teams that are more dysfunctional than the team in Oakland right now.
Speaking of falling off, what has happened to Mark Sanchez? This guy looked like the real deal the first three games of the season. Then all of a sudden, you lose to the Trent Edwards' lead Buffalo Bills? Oh thats right, Edwards went out sometime in the 2nd quarter. I honestly have no idea, who replaced him? I'm glad this is happening, I already can tell I hate Rex Ryan much like I hated his brother Rob. Oh and their dad, Buddy as well. For whatever reason, I have a personal vendetta against the whole Ryan family.
Finally, as I am sitting here typing, I just want to remind the world that I cannot stand Phillip Rivers. He is a whiny bitch. Wait not, he's not a bitch, he's a biatch. Yeah, I just took it gangsta on your ass Phillip. Would someone please tell me why he gets all the credit he gets? I find him to be mediocre at best. He just so happens to have so much talent around him, it makes him look adequate at best.
Seriously, what better way to return to normalcy on this blog..than a picture of Megan Fox...ass up...face down....
There are times in a man's life when some things are much more important than giving you a sarcastic opinion filled full of bullshit. Recently, not having a heart attack and getting my personal life in order have been a little more important than blogging on a consistent basis. However, I'm pulling my best Mark Morrison impersonation and reentering the game a rejuvenated blogger with a willingness to divulge more time into The PMB.
However, I don't know if the same can be said for my fellow bloggers, Kris and Gary. Kris may still make an occasional appearance, but it appears Gary will no longer be stopping by to give us his weekly diatribes on turf toe and/or the process of being a chubby individual.
So, if you've still been checking back on an occasional basis and our hits #'s seem to think that you have been...thanks for sticking it out during this town time.
Now onto the Sunday thoughts and rants involving college football...and maybe some Charlie Weis humor.
-As a Kentucky Alum its always great to see our team pull out that rare road win. This weekend turned out to be one of the greatest in a long time for Kentucky athletics with Calipari and company opening up with Big Blue Madness and UK knocking off the Auburn Fighting Cheezdiks down in Alabama for the first victory over the War Eagles since 1966. Congrats to the Wildcats!
-The SEC continues to show that it plays for the money on a weekly basis. The absolute atrocity that occurred down in Gainesville, Florida this weekend was a disgrace to college football and a game that is supposed to be decided "by the players." Florida was gift-wrapped a win against Bobby Petrino's crew and is still headed for another SEC championship game appearance. However, don't think the sub-par performance wasn't noticed, because the Crimson Tide is now sitting pretty at #1 in the coaches poll!
-The curse of Charlie Weis and his FUPA continues to dominate action up in South Bend. Seriously, Charlie when are you going to win a big game? I'm going to have start referring to you as the poor man's version of Mark Mangino and I don't want to do that!
Seriously, who you guys got in a male beauty pageant?
Charlie dressed in his ballerina costume...
or Mark Mangino eating some french fries?
I still think Charlie has a much more intimidating FUPA.
Ok, Ok...back on to normal things.
-Who is on the Iowa bandwagon? Nobody....ok, just making sure.
-I've always questioned just how much Jim Calhoun had to pay a player to come to ghetto ass Stoors, Connecticut and now I'm really going to begin questioning his antics. I mean...on what campus in America does a damn football player get STABBED to death. Well, thats exactly what happened on the lovely UCONN campus this weekend. RIP Jasper Howard.
I'll be back with more later and the return of the Chubby of the day!
Well, I haven't posted in a week, so I figured what the hell? First, of course I want to speak about the college team that won the poll to choose my new favorite college team. I would like to thank everyone that voted. There appeared to be like 60+ votes, but in reality, I am sure that it was just a handful of my buddies getting on different computers to vote for their team and really who could blame them? I am like a number 1 draft pick. So, since I have one friend who is a WVU fan, he somehow managed to get 29 votes for Kris Witt to dawn the Blue and Gold of the Mountaineers.
Ironically enough, I went to this friend's house this past weekend to catch my first WVU game of the year in style. Well, after watching the game, this might be a match made in heaven. Jarrett Brown and the Mighty Mountaineers sort of remind me of the college's version of the Jamarcus Russell and the Oakland Raiders.
*Side note - Jamarcus Russell almost nearly makes me racist toward black quarterbacks. Thank god for the McNaab's of the world.
Anywho, while watching WVU turn the ball over 28 times over the course of a 60 minute game, I found myself not giving a shit. I tried and tried to force myself to care that Jarrett Brown was throwing interceptions like he was trying to cover the spread in The Last Boy Scout. I just kept waiting on him to pull out the gun and say "Ain't Life a Bitch?" and shoot one of Auburn's DB's.
So, my first experience as a WVU fan wasn't exactly a pleasant one, but as a Raider's fan I am use to being let down by my teams on the gridiron. We'll see how long this actually lasts. I never specified a length of time for how long I would be a fan of the college football team chosen for me, but I'll struggle to stick it out for a minute.
Now on to the NFL this week,
Well, my Oakland Raiders led by Russell (Who by the way has to be the first person to complete less than 30% of his passes for a whole game and somehow get the win) went from looking great and losing last week to looking terrible and winning this week. That just goes to show you how important turnovers are in games. Kansas City - 2, Oakland - 0. I only mention this because Oakland had like a 100 yards total offense compared to K.C.'s 450 or so. Oh well, we are .500, I'll take it.
Seriously, what is going on with Tom Brady? I didn't draft him in my fantasy league for him to put up Jason Campbell numbers. That might be a stretch, but you get the point. Come on Tom, football is better when you are better. You are the one guy everyone either hates or love.
Speaking of the 'Skins, that defense doesn't appear to be like it is a 100 million dollars better huh? Actually, the D isn't bad, it's Jim Zorn making some of the most ridiculous offensive calls I have ever seen. He makes Art Shell look like f*cking Vince Lombardi. I do appreciate Robert Henson (a back up linebacker for the Redskins) calling out all the fans in D.C. and calling them dimwits working at Mcdonald's from 9 to 5 via Twitter. Thats classic.
I'm always happy when the Steeler's lose for some reason. Ditto for the Cowboys as well. I don't even have a reason to hate either team, I just do.
My not so bold predicition of the week - Adrian Peterson, if healthy, could possibly reach 2,500 yards this year. The guy is a freak. As if you all didn't already know that.
Crazy that Cheddar Bob Burress got 2 years in prison for shooting himself in the leg while Daunte Stallworth got 30 days for riding dirty and killing a person. Doesn't quite seem fair, but what can you do?
I know a lot of people hate Tim Tebow, but if that emotion and passion doesn't make you want to run through a wall for him, I don't know what else to tell you...
What game are you watching today?
It's the battle of the bluegrass for me and my fellow Kentucky brethren....
Let's go BIG BLUE!
Seriously, did Gary just make two posts in one day? The man who has disappeared from the blog like Kanye's dumbass is going to have to disappear for the next six months...actually made two posts in one day!
I just had to comment and say welcome back to The PMB, Gary. We've missed you.
I realize it has been some time since I made a post concerning Turf Toe Tuesday, or any post for that matter. Since today is Tuesday, and I actually have a story concerning a big toe that hit home pretty close, I decided to post a Turf Toe Tuesday blog.
Well I awoke this morning with a sharp pain in my big toe preventing me from walking. As I struggled into work in excruciating pain, I quickly learned I would need to get to a doctor before I could receive any relief. Following the doctor's examination, I was quickly diagnosed with gout, which is similar to turf toe pain according to the doctor. I had to wonder if karma was biting me in the ass since I had poked fun at athletes with turf toe. Just any interesting thought for a Tuesday ....
Courtesy of my good friend Josh ...
I love the white boy dance ...
Well, what appeared on paper to be a rather tame weekend of college football escalated and turned out to be a rather enjoyable Saturday (and Friday if you were one of the lucky few to watch Colorado's ineptitude against a terrible Toledo squad. Seriously, how can you be that bad!). So, once again, here are this playmaker's observations from the weekend.
Well, Tennessee, it's good to see that "you're back!" After your shellacking of WKU, the VOL nation was running amuck among message boards across the country claiming their dominance. Well, congrats on losing to one of the worst teams the Pac-10 has to offer this season. I think Fat Phil could have put forth a better effort than Lane today.
Glad to see Charlie Weiss attempted to pull some plays out of his front butt and blew a possible W against Michigan. Poor Charlie! I think its time he accepts his true calling as a manager of Pal's Drive Thru and lets someone else attempt the Notre Dame reclamation project. On a side note, its a shame that Uncle Lou's national championship pick falls to the wayside after week 2!
Tim Tebow is pretty good. Ok, he's really, really good.
Mike Gundy...whom is famous for this video..
..apparently lacked that same fire in his pre-game speech for OSU-Houston on Saturday. The defense got gashed worse than Pam Anderson's va-jay-jay following the VMAs, and once again proved that the Big 12 will struggle to win a national championship until they instill some form of defensive will within their conference.
The Ol' Ball Coach is still struggling to garner that marquee win down in Columbia. One has to wonder how much longer Spurrier will deal with this losing before he decides its time to wear a visor that says Titlelist 24-7, instead of one that represents the Cocks.
Who wouldn't want to play for Pete Carroll? Not only does he provide you with rent money, but he may be the most in-touch 50+ year old coach in the business. With that, I say congrats to Mr. Carroll and the Trojans for putting an early L in the column for the slow, white-boys from Columbus. Hopefully, we don't have to hear their name mentioned with the BCS championship anymore this season.
Is there an uglier uniform in football than this atrocity?
Good god....shit brown and baby poop yellow are not a good combination.
One last thing....is there a team who wastes more talent than the Clemson Tigers? Seriously, they're stacked with 4 and 5 star recruits throughout their roster, but it never seems to translate to the field. I feel for my buddy Wesley and his undying passion for a program that is on par with the Oakland Raiders at developing talent.
Time to go watch Matt Forte rack up some fantasy points for me...be back tomorrow with some NFL thoughts and the terribleness that is my Washington Redskins.
Sometimes you got to post a nasty dunk that you have never seen before...this one was a first...occured at London's Midnight Madness last night by a guy that goes by Guy Dupuy
Get 'em, Bernie.
Hey guys....don't forget to support your Collegiate and NFL allegiance and represent The PMB at the same time! We have tons of shirts to choose from on The PMB's store! We'll customize to your liking, as well!
Hope everyone had a great labor day weekend...
*One other thing...we're going to be taking a different format with the blog from here on out. No more boring link clicks and recapping bullshit stories that bore the hell out of the readers, as well as the bloggers.
Expect more of our sarcastic and bull-shit filled opinions on whatever the hell we feel like talking about....so no more deadspinesque crap...
Feel free to join in on the conversation in the comments section...we enjoy it.
While Kris sits back and complains about the complexity of determining a college football team with whom to bandwagon, those of us with an affiliation and an affection for college football we're blessed with an excellent opening weekend (On a side note, please vote for remaining a Duke fan for Kris. I never understood the concept of having "two favorite teams." Typically, those teams end up being the best of the best during your childhood that you chose bandwagon. Therefore, for Kris to be a loyal fan, he should have to support the Dukies.)
Some thoughts from the weekend...
I'll start off with the maturation process of Kentucky's starting quarterback, Mike Hartline. Hartline was a lightning rod for criticism, and deservedly so. However, and yes I know it was just Miami of Ohio, we saw a completely different product on the field with Hartline on Saturady in the 42-0 shutout. If Hartline continues his aggressive maturation, UK has a chance to run through murderer's row (Florida, Bama, @South Carolina, @Auburn) with a 2-2 run.
Seriously, let's get this out of the way. How damn terrible is the ACC? UVA drops a barn burner to the powerful Tribe of William and Mary and Kris' Dukies take a beat down from Richmond. C'mon, W&M and Richmond? Al Groh better get that resume updated. Also, I predicted Virginia Tech to have an excellent season and following their loss to 'Bama, I still think they are the favorite in the ACC, even if they had no business being in that ball game.
Did anyone else have the pleasure of seeing the exclusive look at Tim Tebow's halftime speech from the National Championship game? I know a lot of people hate on Tim Tebow, and that includes myself, but I would run through a damn brick wall or let him talk me into going hoggin' at the local watering hole with his motivational prowess.
What a bad break for Boomer Sooner and company this weekend. First, you lose your star qb for a month or longer and then you lose to the stormin' mormon's from Provo to derail your national championship dreams. While there is still a possibility of a turnaround, Norman, Oklahoma has to be in heartbreak this weekend.
Is Jimmy Clausen finally going to become the real deal at quarterback? Sure seemed that way against an overmatched Nevada squad. Although, Charlie Weiss and his FUPA could have thrown for about 225 yards and 2 TD's against that paltry defense.
Bobby Bowden continues his quest to see who will be the first to die on the football field, him or Joe Pa. Bowden is at least 247 years old and that Florida sun has done a number on his complexion, but he appears to have a solid team this season. While, Randy Shannon and Miami continue their ascent back from mediocrity. Who you got tonight?
We'll have more later tonight and plenty this week. God, its great to have football back.
What can I say, don't talk shit to him after the game or he'll go Brock Lesnar on your ass and knock you the fuck out!
Seriously, I had no idea I was going to get to see a guy go Floyd Mayweather on a bitch at the end of the game!
Is that right, Lou? Notre Dame to play in the national championship game? HOW IN THE HELL CAN ESPN PAY YOU TO DO THIS JOB?
Why can't you be like Jay Bilas and leave your biased opinions for when you're rocking your old school Notre Dame hoodie? Honestly, your lisp is a poor man's version of my friend Josh's, anyway...and I no longer find yours to be entertaining or comical.
Get off my TV screen, immediately.
Apparently, the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers are desperate for some publicity. That is the only explanation for a franchise that is willing to pay Pac Man Jones any semblance of a paycheck, and they have agreed to do so by outbidding several of the upcoming UFL franchises.
Pac Man's NFL career has pretty much been flushed down the drain, along with any integrity he had following his strip club antics and many expected his dumbass to never grace the green again, but I guess everyone gets 78 chances.
So, if you want to check out Pac Man Jones make it rain over Winnipeg, I suggest purchasing one of those illegal Canadian satellites and enjoy some football on a 110 yard field.
Say hello to Whitney...
You think Josh McDaniels is regretting his decision now? You think his pompous ass still believes he is such a "bad-ass" coach that he can win without a franchise quarterback?
Cutler absolutely lit the Broncos up ass up last night, and I know it was a pre-season game, but both Cutler and the Broncos had something to prove! While Cutler was going 15-21 and close to 150 yards, Kyle Orton (yes, the man that McDaniels "wanted") was crying on the sidelines with a gash in his finger and a paltry 66.2 passer rating for the pre-season.
So, now the Bears have a franchise quarterback for the future and, well, McDaniels and the Broncos have Kyle Orton.
So, McDaniels, are you still happy with your decision?