-- Wall Street Journal report: Tiger Woods' caddie, Steve Williams, is New Zealand's highest-paid sports figure.
-- A Pennsylvania farm has been attracting visitors wanting to check out a calf recently born with two faces. It was appropriately named after two-timing ex-Dolphin coach Nick Saban. Just think--on the Alabama campus, he will be "counseling" young men on matters of honesty and integrity. If he tells you the sun is out, carry your umbrella ... Had Ohio State coach Jim Tressel won the national title, the Browns would have doubled his $2.4 mil salary ... Buckeye superstar Ted Ginn rolled his ankle on the first play while celebrating in the end zone. Coincidentally, Anthony Burns from Salem High School in Ohio injured his ankle during pregame introductions at a hoops tourney in Seattle the same night.
-- When asked if he had a strategy to accommodate the Giants' aging roster, the team trainer replied. "Depends" ... The hapless Arizona Cardinals need someone who can produce a miracle in the desert--why not hire Moses? ... Bengals coach Marvin Lewis: "I truly believe we can be a Super Bowl contender next fall if we can cut down on turnovers and avoid key arrests" ... Here's hoping that Super Bowl XL lives up to its designation and truly does excel!
-- According to John Hardwick, Sigmund Freud's wife, Martha, put the toothpaste on the toothbrush for her husband.
-- Lincoln College (Pa.) recently set a Division III record with a 201 point game ... Nickname for North Carolina frosh hoops sensation Brandon Wright is "Mothman" because of his long arms.
-- Thirty-five years after dropping his wallet under the bleachers during a high school basketball game, 49-year-old Gary Karafiat had it returned by a maintenance worker last month ... 2006 Gatorade High School Female Athlete of the Year Tina Charles from Christ the King High School received her first college basketball recruiting letter when she was 12 years old.
-- Former Yankee broadcaster Bill White once asked his partner Phil Rizzuto what "WW" and "DSI" meant on his scorecard. "Wasn't watching and didn't see it" came the reply ... New York pitcher Chien-MIng Wang remembers leaving for an away series only to find his suits in the clubhouse were missing. "There were girl cheerleading uniforms in their place which I embarrassingly wore to the airport." Just another wonderful rookie hazing tradition!
-- In closing, last week our neighbor Rich Baker was really excited. He had just finished a jigsaw puzzle in six months--box said "2-4 years"!
(Some of the information in this column was obtained from other news organizations)
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