Friday, October 31, 2008
Thursday, October 30, 2008
It is bad enough I have to be stressed out about the Steelers playing another NFC team on Monday night, but now I find out I have to listen to these two banter yet again??? Whose brilliant idea was this to ruin Monday Night Football?? Personally, I am sick of these two already. Let me tell you how sick I am.
I went to vote today. Oh so I lied about being out of town so I could get it over with. But did I really go in to vote on a President? Nope, I went to vote on issues in my state and our state government. First question, which one of these folks would you like to vote for to be your President of the United States...I wrote in Hillary Clinton. I have debated over and over who to vote for and I don't like either one of them. So today I come up with this idea, to write in who I would have voted for if Oprah hadn't screwed me. Oprah is the devil. The sooner you believe it the better off you will be.
So now I feel free! Just so thrilled to have it over with. All that pressure for months to make a choice is over and I feel good about what I did. Sorry to interrupt this sports blog with politics but I just had to share that the election is officially over for me. Well, except for all the ads I have to watch until that day comes.
*these are my personal feelings, they may be wrong, they may be right. please don't leave massive comments berating me for not voting for your candidate. thank you*
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
When I heard today that Daunte Culpepper had turned down his meeting with the Chiefs for a better opportunity I was curious. What team could need a QB so badly and would be a better opportunity than starting for the Chiefs?? Later in the day I had to chuckle when I heard it was to play for the Lions. How is Detroit a better opportunity??? Seriously. Hey, at least the Chiefs have won a game. Herm doing his special little clap for you on the sidelines in his cute vest...what more could you ask for??
Honestly, I think it would be cool if Daunte could turn the Lions around. Herm will just have to keep searching for retired quarterbacks until he finds one to help the Chiefs out. I heard Jeff George is available Herm...
Monday, October 27, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
I just cannot believe we lost this game. Our defense totally shut them down and that long bomb Ben threw to Nate Washington just made that d-back look foolish. Why weren't we throwing like that all day long???? Obviously that is what we needed to do since we scored twice on the same type of play (although one was called back for holding).
Ahhhh I am so mad right now. To lead pretty much the whole game and then blow it like that in the last few minutes just kills me.
With the Redskins ahead next Monday night, I don't have too good of a feeling about it since the NFC teams seem to have our number. I gotta peel off this jersey, go have a couple of beers and hope I pass out.
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Friday, October 24, 2008
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Every year we participate in a fantasy basketball league at work. Usually for money but this year we decided just to play for free. We had a whopping 4 people show up online tonight for the draft so as you can imagine our teams are stacked. Personally I think my team rules, but maybe I am wrong. Which team wins it all?????
My team-Luke Walton's Stalkers
Team Rim Lickers-Chris
Team Snatch Atak- Joey
Team Ball Crushers-Nicole
Monday, October 20, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Remember all the talk this week that the Cowboys would be so much better with Brad Johnson running the team??? Something about his calming influence. Tony, I think it is safe to say the starting QB job is yours when you are ready to come back. The Cowboys looked pathetic today and I loved it!
They are playing Tampa next week so I don't believe this will get any easier. How cool would it be if they finished the season with a losing record???
Friday, October 17, 2008
Ok, I have to admit I shut off the tv early...I thought the game was over. It was 5-0 Tampa then. I heard today it went to 7-0 and then the Red Sox started coming back. I guess I missed a heck of a ball game.
I am really rooting for Tampa in this one, I like it when 2 teams make it that have not gone to the World Series in awhile.
I guess I have learned a lesson that you cannot give up on a game no matter what...miracles do sometimes happen.
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Buffalo-I like them at home and coming off the bye week.
Carolina-I think this will be close so I am going with the home team.
Chicago-This one scares me but I hope the Bears get it together and pull this one off.
Pittsburgh-Should be a win coming off the bye week.
Tennessee-Kansas City is terrible.
Miami-They have more offense than the Ravens.
NY Giants- Eli rebounds after the terrible Monday night game.
Dallas-Even with Brad as the QB they should win, unless Romo does actually blame with this bummed up finger.
Houston-Should be an easy win.
Green Bay-Another close one but I like Green Bay at Lambeau.
NY Jets-GO BRETT GO!!!
Washington-They will be back after the terrible performance last week.
Tampa-Do the Bucs look awesome or what???
New England-Another close one but I think they can win by a field goal.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Monday, October 13, 2008
As most of you know by now, I live for my football Sundays. I try not to leave the house after 12pm and I try not to be bothered. Well that did not quite happen yesterday.
My mailbox is out by the street so I had walked out to get Saturday's mail. I was headed back up the driveway when this woman I had seen walking down the street yells out to me. I stop to see what she wants. She says she is cleaning carpets in the neighborhood and could she clean mine because she needs a referral. Ok, now in my mind I am thinking she has a carpet cleaning business and needs like word of mouth stuff for more business. I tell her no. She said it is free. I kindly tell her that today is Sunday, the best day of the week, the day no one bothers me and I bother no one. A day for football. Not for carpet cleaning. I tell her it makes too much noise. She asks could she please just do a small area like my hallway. I am such a wimp. I say yes. Please note the time... 11:25am.
She pulls a cell phone out of her bra, yes...out of her bra. Calls someone and a large white van comes racing around the corner. Two men get out and they all come in my house. I show them the hallway, they go back out and walk back into my house with a Kirby vacuum. Girl has disappeared. Man introduces me to Alex who will be demonstrating a Kirby today and leaves. He has me get out my vacuum and clean the area first. What exactly has happened here??? I did not want to clean my house today! Ahhhhhhhh I am so stupid! He runs his machine over where I had just sucked up some dirt and shows me this filter that hardly has any dirt on it at all. "See all this??? Your vacuum does not work!" Hmmmmmm. I had no idea I was so filthy. Then he decides he should do my dining room. Please note the time is now NOON. I am beginning to have a panic attack. He runs the vacuum over the dining room floor getting again, hardly any dirt. He tells me that the Kirby has 88 uses or something like that...it can even be used to paint a room. Well isn't that just great??? He asks me would I be able to swing $90/month for this $2000 vacuum. I said, "Hell no! Are you kidding me? A vacuum for $2000????" He said he liked me and would give it to me for $1500. Now we are getting somewhere. NOT! I tell him as kindly as possible. "Sir, if I had $1500 in credit to buy anything in the world, I would buy a laptop computer so I could blog wherever I go, not for something that makes me spend more time CLEANING MY HOUSE!" He knocks it down to $1000 and says he will make my monthly payments only $30/month. Again, I say no. He then shampoos my dining room. It seriously looked no better. Please note the time is now 1:00pm!
A friend shows up to do her laundry at my house. Walks in and says loudly, "What's this?" I explain he is with Kirby and doing a demonstration. She looks at me and says loud enough for him to hear, "If you buy one you are seriously a dumbass." With that she marches right into my bedroom and shuts the door. Please, someone help me get this man out of my house! He asks to borrow MY cell phone for the 4th time now. Comes back in and asks would I buy the machine. I again say NO. He tells me how disappointed he is because he won't get his trip to Mexico now. Like I give a shit at this point! He is lucky I did not get out a knife and stab him! I have seriously missed some major football time by now. He informs me that he has to take it all apart and pack it back up. I say, "Fine" and head back to the living room where I stand watching football. Please note the time is now 1:30pm.
He wanders into the living room and tells me he has it all packed up but will need to go over a survey with me. Oh my GOD! I sit there and answer all the questions including, "We would just need $199 down to leave this wonderful machine in your home. If you cannot afford $199, tell me how much you could pay us today." I looked at him and said, "How about $2 and a few Coke bottle caps?" I think he could then sense I was about to lose my patience. He then offers me the machine for $500! I again say NO. He quickly used my cell phone AGAIN and called the rescue team to come pick him up. I escort him to the door, thank him for cleaning my carpet and say goodbye. The time is now 2:05pm. I collapse into my recliner. Lesson learned: Never ever ever set foot outside my house on a Sunday no matter what!
Tony Romo will be out for around 4 weeks with a broken pinkie finger. Brad Johnson will have to fill in for Romo. This is not looking good for the Cowboys (giggle, giggle). They have St. Louis, the new giant slayers next week, then Tampa Bay and the best of all, the Giants. I am loving this so much, I cannot stand it. I really like Romo, but I just hate the Cowboys so much and I know Jerry Jones spent all morning puking his guts up so I can't help but to giggle a little bit.
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Thursday, October 9, 2008
I have started blogging more and more from work and I wonder how long it will take for our internet Nazi's to realize what I am doing. Can I be fired for blogging as long as I get the money loaded on the cash cards??? What are the rules? Does anyone else blog from work or am I the only bored and un-inspired person out there???
Chad Johnson acknowledged yesterday kissing his head coach, Marvin Lewis on the cheek during their game with Dallas on Sunday.
"He whispered something in my ear that I really liked, so I kissed him," Ocho Cinco said.
Well at least he is somewhat entertaining because he sure hasn't done anything to help his team out this year.
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Poor Luke Walton was being stalked by a woman. He refused to sign an autograph for her and that seemed to make her go a little wacky so the next time she saw him she pointed her finger at him and acted like she was shooting a gun.
That is some intense stuff right there. First of all, he should be thankful he had a woman after him at all. He is a little weird looking and not that great of a basketball player. Why not sign something for the poor lady??? He cannot have that many fans asking for autographs. It's not like he is Kobe for crying out loud.
When she gets out of jail, she needs to work on her stalker techniques.
Rule number 1: Stalk someone worthy of stalking. A few names comes to mind, Dewayne Wade, Lebron James or even Chris Paul. If you are gonna serve the time, do up the crime. That's my motto anyways.
Rule number 2: Never make motions like you might harm your prey. That tends to make them a little uneasy and more likely to call the police. It makes it hard to get in their circle of trust if you start acting like you just got out of a mental institution.
Rule number 3: If all else fails, flash your weapons of mass destruction. This mainly only works while stalking men, but some women have been known to enjoy it as well. *I will name no names to protect the innocent prey. Her name starts with an "E" and she has a talk show and she is married to a blond chick that was on "Arrested Development".*
My new book, "Stalking for Dummies" will be in bookstores this spring.
Monday, October 6, 2008
I had a dream last night that I was a friend of Ben Roethlisberger. I assume it was because of watching his performance on Sunday Night football and who wouldn't want to be his friend after that. So I started thinking about all the athletes I have looked up to over the years and which ones of those, if I actually had the chance to meet them, might make me scream and cry and poop my pants. I thought I would share my list with you and maybe you leave me comments with your list. You might notice a lack of Chicago Cubs on my list. That is because I want to kick most of them in their sacred region right now. I am a little bitter.
10. Gina Carano- If you ever read my blogs you will know that I love her. Maybe too much?? I think she is way cool and a super awesome fighter. An inspiration to women everywhere.
9. Forrest Griffin- I have followed him since the Ultimate Fighter Season 1. I love watching him fight because he has heart, he will never give up no matter what and he is tough.
8. Larry Bird- Growing up, I loved the Celtics. I have such great memories of Larry playing. I almost did meet him once. He was playing in a charity golf tournament in Arkansas and I went to watch. I was walking towards the driving range and noticed this swarming crowd headed my way. I looked up in time to see Larry grab my shoulders and move me out of his way. He touched me! Yes, I did soil myself.
7. Pat Summit- Growing up in Tennessee you just have to love the Vols. Pat has always been an inspiration to me in that a woman can do just as many great things as a man can do.
6. George Brett-I played t-ball pretty well when I was a kid. After my parents divorced, my mom moved us to Missouri. That is where I fell in love with George Brett. I had George Brett cleats, a glove, a bat and a t-shirt. I was the female George Brett. I begged to play 3rd base but as close as I got was one season at shortstop. I tried to explain to my two female coaches my need to play 3rd but they never got it. I would stand out at shortstop and scream, "Hey bitches! Put me on 3rd or I drop the next pop fly!" Ok, maybe I didn't say it out loud but I was thinking it!
5. Ben Roethlisberger-What can I say? I love him. I think he is great. I want to be his friend. Or his sister. Or his girlfriend. Or his maid. Or his waitress. I just want to be near him. Yes, I have a problem.
4. Michael Jordan- He and Larry are the only reasons I ever watched basketball. I don't watch it so much anymore. I like Carmelo but I don't think he will ever compare to Bird or Jordan. Jordan was just so special. One year when he was playing with the Wizards, I spent over $600 for a pair of tickets to see him play in Dallas on Christmas Eve. We got a terrible snowstorm here that day and my flight was cancelled. I cried for a very long time, not sure if it is because I missed seeing Jordan play or the fact that I had just lost $600.
3. Muhammad Ali-He is the greatest of all time. We will never see another Ali.
2. Tiger Woods-I play quite a bit of golf so I know how difficult the sport is. I also know how easy Tiger makes it look. He has made golf cool.
1. Terry Bradshaw-Oh I know, he is probably not on any lists but mine. That's ok. I idolize the man. I grew up in the 70's watching Terry light it up. After my parents divorced, Terry divorced his wife. I told my mom, "Um, hey, can you marry Terry Bradshaw now? I would like him to be my dad."
I had a Terry Bradshaw bike. I slept in his jersey. I had a poster of him on my bedroom wall when most little girls my age had posters of David Cassidy or Rick Springfield. He is it for me, my all-time sports idol. As much as I was jealous of the little boy in the Coke/Mean Joe Greene commercial, I would have told Joe to shove his jersey where the sun don't shine for a chance to spend two minutes talking to Terry Bradshaw.
That is my list. I would like to see yours. These lists are what makes us the crazy sports fans that we are.
Sunday, October 5, 2008
I just heard on NFL Radio that Aaron Rodgers will start today against the Atlanta Falcons. Set your fantasy lineups accordingly.
I really don't want to talk about this too much this morning because I am honestly sick about this. Not only were the Cubs swept by the Dodgers but we were outscored 20-6! It wasn't even close!
I don't want to talk about next year. I am tired of putting all my hope in next year's team. It was supposed to be THIS year! We kicked ass all season long just to get swept??? I am beyond frustrated. I have gathered all my Cubs crap and I am seriously considering having a huge bonfire tonight before the Steelers game.
I hate people who switch teams every season but I am almost to that point. I may have to start loving Boston because at least they are in it every year and don't get swept in the 1st round. Or maybe the Royals, because at least I know every season they have no shot at doing anything. I think that would be easier to deal with.
Ok, I am done. Goodbye baseball season. It is over for me now. I could care less who wins the World Series. I will now focus on my Steelers. See ya in the spring!
Saturday, October 4, 2008
Friday, October 3, 2008
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Let the tears begin, not tears of joy this time, but tears of sadness. The Cubs blew it tonight. They started hot with a 2-0 lead and then gave up a grand slam home run and that was pretty much it.
It is very important to win the 1st game of the series playoffs, the team that wins the first game of the series goes on to win it outright 85% of the time (ESPN.com). Um, that is just not good news. I feel sick right now.
I don't know how much more I can give to this franchise. I had on my Cubs bracelet, hat, t-shirt and Cubbie blue underwear. I cheered as much as humanly possible. I feel drained and it is only game 1. If they lose this series I am not sure I will recover. I am so tired of saying, "well there is always next year."
I won't give up on them just yet, there are possibly still 4 more games to be played. Gotta keep the faith for now, but I have to admit I am starting to lose it.
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