Tagged with "Joe Pa"
Monday Moaning 6-18-12
Category: FEATURED
Tags: Penn State Jerry Sandusky Father's Day Mike McQueary Joe Paterno Dottie Sandusky LouisCK Bill Cosby Tiger Woods Ian O'Connor Rodney King


Yeah, she look like the way a Father's Day should start...and end! But let's be honest, Father's Day isn't as rah-rah as Mother's Day...Mom's always get the love, way more then dad...Just as Bill Cosby taught us...(And that pile of shit Carlos Mencia stole from him.)




We all know what Father's Day really is...



And being a Father, and a Mother Fucker, there's a story that has pissed me off to no end since it broke...Of course I'm talking about that fucking creep Jerry Sandusky...If there was any question of just how much of a bastard this guy is, it was all cleared up from this past week's testimonies...Without a doubt, the nastiest, creepiest, pile of shit walking...

We found out his hot spot was boys between 10 and 13...He took advantage of their rough upbringing, and threatened to them with sending them back to that harsh life if they didn't do what he wanted...Multiple victims spoke of how he called himself "The Tickle Monster." Fucking Yuck!

The tickling was just a warm up...Next was the shower, where he liked slapping soap on their asses...This was just prep before he got the oral and anal sex on...Then there was the basement bedroom at his house...Where before bed time, he would crack their back, and give them a massage...Again, just prep before he tried to get inside these kids...In his house...With his wife and kids there...This bastard should be strung up, and his stupid wife Dottie should be strung up next to him...How the hell can she deny this shit...One victim even testified to screaming for help while she was in the house...One victim testified that while at a hotel at The Alamo Bowl, Sandusky was in the bathroom with him, and was trying to force the kid to blow him, when Dottie strolled in from the adjoining room...

There was the testimony of one victim who said he was in the showers with Sandusky and his adopted son Matt...Good ole Jerry started splashing the soap around, and Matt hightailed it out of there, almost as he knew what was up...It makes you wonder what the hell else went on in the Sandusky house?

One after another, 8 of 10 victims shared their personal horror stories how how Sandusky had abused them...There were even kids who felt heart-broken after they stopped hearing from Sandusky...Their life had been so bad, that the only idea of love and attention that had, was from how this sick fuck treated them...

Then there was the Testimony of Assistant Coach Mike McQueary...McQueary who had witnessed Sandusky having anal sex with a boy in the PSU showers...Yes, McQueary may have been the one person to speak up,but he didn't do nearly enough...Slamming your locker door and running to call your Dad is not what you do...You knock that old perv out, and you get that kid out of there, and to the police...

Instead he told Joe Patero...Who told AD Tim Curley, and VP Gary Schultz, who oversaw the campus police...They sat down with McQueary and said they'd handle it...They decided not to take it to the real police...Then McQueary's father testified that during a conversation, Schultz said he was suspicious of Sandusky...But not suspicious enough to do anything, since this past week NBC reported that there are emails between former university President Graham Spanier and Schultz trying to keep McQueary's allegation from going further, that have been turned over to the attorney general....

McQueary and Paterno both neglected to follow up with Curley and Schultz...And Paterno, who was so highly regarded, could have easily pressed Spainer to take more action...But they all failed...They were too concerned about their jobs (McQueary's future as head coach), and upholding the lofty image of PSU...Sure Sandusky was removed from the staff, but he was still free to roam the campus...He was free to prey on kids...They all kept his secret, and protected him, instead of protecting the kids...What other dirty secrets do these bastards have? They should all be strung up with Sandusky and his wife...Paterno got off lucky by dying...Shit head!

These are the big names...But there were more people who failed these kids...Putting Penn State and Sandusky's bullshit reputation before the lives of innocent kids...

A PSU janitor failed to tell authorities he allegedly caught Sandusky performing oral sex on a boy in a campus shower a dozen years ago...

A district attorney named Ray Gricar, with a reputation for prosecuting cases involving children and sexual abuse victims declined to charge Sandusky over a 1998 molestation allegation even though the detective who investigated thought it was a solid case...Gricar disappeared in 2005 and was declared legally dead last year...

School district officials were skeptical of abuse claims brought by Victim #1 because, Sandusky was considered to have a "heart of gold."...Victim #1's allegations eventually got the state investigation rolling...

Assistant Coach Tom Bradley walked into the shower when one boy was with Sandusky, but did nothing but wait around until Sandusky and the boy left...

A wrestling coach named Joseph Miller told jurors that he found Victim #1 and Sandusky rolling around on the floor in the high school weight room one evening...Miller said that while he found it odd, he gave the famed coach a pass, thinking "It was Jerry...Jerry Sandusky. He's a saint. What he's doing with kids, it's fantastic, so I didn't think anything of it."

There were also a number of the victims that said things to family members about not liking Sandusky, and and being uncomfortable around him...But it fell on deaf ears...

So many people let these kids down...I hope that the jury will finally do the right thing...I'd also like to see the state go after Curley, Schultz, Spanier, Dottie Sandusky, and fuck it...Maybe McQueary too...Hell dig up Paterno and show the world what a piece of shit he was too...

And that scum-bag defense attorney...The best thing he could do, would be to walk in the court room Monday, and simply say, 'The defense rests.' It could possibly be the best thing a defense attorney has ever done...

I know I'm beating on one subject here, but it's a subject that I think should be beaten on...More so then stupid Rodney King dying Speaking of beating)...How the fuck is that the lead story on the Nightly News...Yeah, 20 years ago he got beat down by the cops, and riots started after the cops got off...But let's not forget the guy was a junkie...Not just that night when he swung on the police, all fucked up on PCP...He's battled with being a junkie his whole life...I can't wait to see what was in his system when he drowned in his pool...Shame on the mainstream media for that shit...

And shame on ESPN for paying dolts like Ian O'Connor, who wrote This shit, swinging on Tiger Woods' balls after he had a couple good rounds at the U.S. Open...I was so happy to see Tiger fall on his face, and O'Conner look like the idiotic gas-bag that he is...The so-called "World Wide Leader" only a leader in bullshit!

I hope all the Dads had a great Father's Day...I did...Fun with the kids...I bought Molly a new sandbox 20% off at Toy-R-Us...Her and the Little Beeze spent a few hours playing in there...And the Mrs. made sure I finished the day with a smile...But here's one last thing for the Dads, from Louis CK...




Have a week...

Later, The Beeze. 

Storminnorman's Sports Views 1-29-12
Category: FEATURED
Tags: Motley Crue Joe Pa and whatever

Since I like classic rock, I have decided to start a little something new for the beginning of my weekly blogs. I am going to find a song that reminds me of a particular event or series of events that have taken place during the week. I thought I would start this blog with this particular song that reminds me of a few of this weeks past events

 

 http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20120124&content_id=26452690&vkey=news_det&c_id=det

and like if this link is true, which normally it is.... I pity the AL Central Pitchers next year when VMart returns.....

And to please the Beezer I found this video of his favorite girl Kate Upton, so here ya go Beezer:

Unfortunately my two younger children Taylor and Noah were in the room at the time as I was trying to watch her do the Dougie.......

 

Unfortunately, Joe Paterno will not be remembered for his 400+ wins but for what Jerry Sandusky allegedly has done. Joe Pa was the one of the greatest coaches to ever coach in any sport. O.J. McDuffie said in an interview on ESPN radio Sunday, he turned boys into men and truly cared about each of his players, along with Penn St. University. I remember some of the greatest games I had ever seen was when Penn St. first entered the Big 10, and they were playing Michigan. Both teams were dominating each other and the games came down to the final plays in most cases. Maybe he stayed too long, but he was also quoted as saying he did not want to retire a couple months later like his rival Paul "Bear" Bryant did when he retired from coaching Alabama. Unfortunately for Joe Pa, it was two months and a day I believe it was said since he was fired. What a shame he met the same fate as "Bear." Please watch this tribute to Joe Pa and enjoy.......

I thought I was finished with my blog for the week, due to a ton of assignments in my microeconomics and public relations courses, but I have a few more things to say.....

For those of you that do not realize this, this was how Mr. Illitch built the Red Wings into Stanley Cup Champions. He is known for risk taking, even though this was not as big a risk as most think. A few years back he signed Hasek, Hull and even Luke Robataille and won a Stanley Cup. It is in his nature to do so, so I commend him for taking a chance on a kid who has seen nothing but success since coming to the majors in 2006.  Last s.eason, he was second in NL in all major categories, and did you know he will take a walk? Stats don't lie, he has almost 600 walks to go along with his 228 home runs. I remember going to Tiger Stadium and seeing him as a youngster, hanging around the batting cage, hell he grew up in Detroit more or less while his daddy played here. I am not surprised he is here now, wearing a Tiger uniform. Great Job Dave Dombrowski, you added a piece to the puzzle that should eventually make this team a winner again. 

I was a little disappointed when I heard that Roy Oswalt was leaving the Phillies and signing with the Cardinals. The Tigers could really use him on their staff this year, he would have really helped the younger pitchers with his knowledge of pitching. What the hell, what's another $100 million or so, to help Verlander, Fister, Porcello and Scherzer mature even more?

Football, Football, Football tomorrow's the Pro Bowl, does anyone actually care? This is the kickoff of our favorite week, Super Bowl Week where everyone who can get a media pass is in Indianapolis covering this game. Hey Sully can you get me press credentials, and I will go down there and cover it for the Gab. This blog is becoming kind of fun, and the best part is that the Packers are not there.

Did anyone see the hardest shot competition tonight Chara is ridiculous 108 mph, I wouldn't want to block that shot, that would really hurt.

So this concludes another weekly blog, as I have to return to my weeks worth of assignments in microeconomics and public relations. Thanks for reading my post and have a great week preparing for the Super Bowl.

 

It Ain't That Easy When You Really Like Someone...
Category: Daily Blog 2.0
Tags: Ohio State Penn State Woody Hayes Joe Paterno

 

 

 

 

 

Ever since I was a kid...

 

There were certain coaches I liked...

 

And certain coaches I didn’t like...

 

My first major dislike was...

 

 

At the risk of being yelled at...

By one of my former fellow blogettes...

 

 

 

 

Woody Hayes...

 

Never liked the guy...

 

Crotchety old man...

 

Terrific coach...

 

But he came across as the eternal grump...

 

You see...

 

I grew up in the Midwest...

 

Got my fill of him there...

 

Then moved to the West Coast...

 

And got my fill of him during Rose Bowl week...

 

Back then...

 

The Big Ten had a dumb no repeat rule...

 

You could only “Rose Bowl” it every other year...

 

Thank goodness for that...

 

So...

 

Woody would come traipsing to our neck of the woods...

 

Pretty much every other year...

 

And as the story goes...

 

I had a girlfriend from Ohio who loved the Buckeyes...

 

Darlyne...

 

She was obnoxious...

 

We argued all the time...

 

On New Year’s Day 1971...

 

We went to her aunt’s house...

 

Ohio State was playing Stanford that year...

 

The Stanford “Indians” back then...

 

Jim Plunkett was the Stanford quarterback...

 

She told me everybody there would be rooting for OSU...

 

I told her...

 

"Everybody except me..."

 

However...

 

Out of respect to the family...

 

I told her I would keep quiet...

 

Unless of course she opened her yap...

 

And I was pretty sure she’d do just that...

 

Well...

 

The first three quarters went well for the Buckeyes...

 

A 17-13 lead...

 

Then she started to get a bit cocky...

 

She always called me Douglas...

 

But it wasn’t just "Doug-las"...

 

It was that obnoxiously whiny accent of hers...

 

“Dawwwwg-laaaaasssss...”

 

So...

 

She decided to blow my cover...

 

“Dawwwwg-laaaaasssss...”

 

She bellowed...

 

“He’s rooooooting for Stannnnfurrrrrrd...”

 

 

“Yes, I am,” I exclaimed... And I told you I would keep quiet...”

“Unless you let the cat out of the bag... Which is what you just did...”

 

 

And ironically...

 

Right about then...

 

The momentum changed...

 

Stanford took the lead in the fourth quarter...

 

And never relinquished it...

 

And while the comeback was underway...

 

Someone asked about those thingies on the OSU helmets...

 

I quickly responded...

 

 

“Brownie Buttons...”

“When somebody makes a good play...”

“He gets a Brownie Button on the helmet...”

 

 

And much to her dismay...

 

The team with the Brownie Buttons succumbed...

 

And I couldn’t be happier...

 

Needless to say...

 

Dar-leeeeeeeen wasn’t thrilled with my boasting...

 

And our thing didn’t last much longer than that...

 

 

 

Back to Woody...

 

I cheered emphatically when he got canned....

 

Cue the video...

 

 

 

 

Good riddance to crabby old Woody...

 

You see...

 

If you don’t like somebody...

 

It’s pretty easy to rejoice when they mess up...

 

But when you DO like somebody...

 

And they slip up...

 

You have more empathy...

 

What Woody did was a sin of “CO”mission...

 

The 1978 Gator Bowl...

 

Punching Clemson’s Charlie Bauman...

 

After his interception clinched the win for the Tigers...

 

And...

 

Within a day or two...

 

Woody was gone...

 

Yipppeeee...

 

Yet...

 

In that same era...

 

I had my eye on another coach...

 

There was something pretty cool about him...

 

I don’t know if it was the glasses...

 

 

 

 

I don’t know if it was the schnozzzz...

 

What a beak he had...

 

And...

 

Even though I’d never been to Pennsylvania...

 

I really liked the guy...

 

He never seemed to shame himself or his team...

 

As the years went by...

 

I felt he wore out his welcome...

 

He needed to step aside...

 

And let somebody else do the coaching...

 

That was my only complaint about Joe Pa...

 

And amazingly...

 

He still had a measure of success in his later years...

 

I liked him...

 

And those PSU uniforms were perfect for a coach like that...

 

Not flashy...

 

But they looked good...

 

Real good...

 

 

 

 

Then came the scandal...

 

Joe Pa didn’t commit a sin of “CO”mission...

 

It was a sin of “O”mission...

 

He could have done more...

 

He SHOULD have done more...

 

But he DIDN’T do more...

 

And he was gone...

 

And rightfully so...

 

The buck stopped with Joe Pa...

 

Then came the hate and anger...

 

And as he left us this past weekend...

 

I saw cheering from many...

 

But I wasn’t happy...

 

I was sad...

 

Sad it ended the way it did...

 

Joe Pa deserved better than that...

 

But he didn’t do enough...

 

And he paid for it...

 

He may deserve the blame...

 

But I can’t turn on him...

 

And here’s why...

 

When you like a person...

 

I mean...

 

When you REALLY like a person...

 

And that person falls into disfavor...

 

It’s pretty difficult to switch gears...

 

There’s something deep inside of me...

 

Something that wants to give him the benefit of the doubt...

 

Especially because I remember the times...

 

When I second guessed myself...

 

And realized I could have done more...

 

I’ve been in Joe’s shoes...

 

As a teacher in California...

 

I am a mandated reporter...

 

I am required to report abuse...

 

Not to my superior...

 

But to Child Protective Services...

 

And I have made that call a time or two...

 

We are only required to call...

 

Not to investigate...

 

But after that call was made...

 

There’s something deep inside that said...

 

“I hope everything’s okay...”

 

I wanted to do more...

 

And I have asked the student if things were better...

 

Not to pry...

 

Only out of concern...

 

I have no idea what went on in Joe Pa’s mind...

 

But I am pretty sure...

 

Just like a call on a running play that went awry...

 

He wishes he would have done things differently..

 

At least in my mind...

 

I’d like to hope so...

 

Joe was better than that...

 

 

 

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEVJyf0ft3I

 

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Random Thoughts
Category: FEATURED
Tags: Joe Paterno Ryan Braun Ed Hochuli Giants 49ers Patriots Ravens Ed Hochuli Prince Fielder

The end of an era?? A ref gets my nod?? Braun tells it like it is?? Fielder not on a team?? Giants, 49ers and more in this edition of Random Thoughts.

Did you expect to see a women every week??



 College football lost one of the greatest coaches of all-time with the passing of Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was 85.

His family released a statement Sunday morning to announce his death: "His loss leaves a void in our lives that will never be filled. He died as he lived. He fought hard until the end, stayed positive, thought only of others and constantly reminded everyone of how blessed his life had been. His ambitions were far reaching, but he never believed he had to leave this Happy Valley to achieve them. He was a man devoted to his family, his university, his players and his community."

Paterno built his program on the credo "Success with Honor," and he found both. The man known as "JoePa" won 409 games and took the Nittany Lions to 37 bowl games, winning 24, and two national championships. More than 250 of the players he coached went on to the NFL.



He never mention testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, but National League MVP, Ryan Braun, in a public appearance, to accept his award told a packed room that "everything I have done in my career has been done with respect and appreciation for the game of baseball. You know, sometimes in life, we all deal with challenges we never expected to endure. We have an opportunity to look at those challenges and view them either as obstacles or as opportunities, and I've chosen to view every challenge I've ever faced as an opportunity and this will be no different. I have always believed that a person's character is revealed through the way they deal with those moments of adversity."

Ryan had a stellar season, won the NL MVP in his fifth season, batting .332 with 32 home runs and 111 RBIs, 109 runs scored and 33 stolen bases. He also led the league in slugging percentage (.597).

In a story by ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” Braun tested positive for an elevated level of testosterone in a urine test taken in October. But there are conflicting reports about what caused the positive result, and the New York Times quoted a source as saying a later test showed Braun to have normal testosterone levels.

Before Saturday night, Braun had not spoken publicly about the failed test, but a spokesman for Braun confirmed the result and issued the following statement: "There are highly unusual circumstances surrounding this case which will support Ryan's complete innocence and demonstrate there was absolutely no intentional violation of the program. While Ryan has impeccable character and no previous history, unfortunately, because of the process we have to maintain confidentiality and are not able to discuss it any further, but we are confident he will ultimately be exonerated."

Braun is appealing the result but faces a 50-game suspension at the start of the 2012 season under Major League Baseball's drug policy if the test is upheld. According to The Associated Press, Braun's appeal began on Thursday before MLB arbitrator Shyam Das. If it is unsuccessful, Braun would not be eligible to play again until May 31 and would miss the first 57 days of the regular season, resulting in a loss of approximately $1.87 million of his $6 million salary.

Ironically, MLB commissioner Bud Selig has, on more than one occasion, cited Braun as a clean player and an example of the effectiveness of baseball's drug-testing policy. Braun said he had never been tempted to try them.

"I would never do it,'' he said in an interview with MLB.com, "because if I took steroids, I would hit 60 or 70 home runs."

I guess we can say, to be continued….



 

Probably the best two Championship games in NFL history happened this past Sunday.

New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20. Goat was Billy Cundiff, who missed a field goal to tie the game. Or was he? With 23 seconds left in the game, Lee Evans had a potential game-winning catch in his hands, but was stripped by Sterling Moore with 23 seconds left in the game.

Here is the catch that wasn’t for the Ravens:

Here is the missed field goal:

 

 

In an old school NFL classic, the New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers in over-time 20-17. The goat in this game was Kyle Williams who fumbled which was recovered by Devin Thomas inside the 30 yard line and the Giants recovered. The G-Men ran a couple of plays and then kicked the game-winning field goal to send them to the Super Bowl.

Here is the Fumble:



For the record:

Let's get off the fuck Billy Cundiff bandwagon. Sure he missed a field goal to TIE the game.

It was Lee Evans who cost the Ravens a chance for the Super Bowl when he caught a pass in the end zone just to have it knocked out of his hands. Did anyone remember that?? It happened 22 seconds before the missed field goal to TIE the game where Evans catch would have WON the game



 

 

What went unnoticed during the 49ers/Giants game was the way referee Ed Hochuli handled the game. Sure there was several calls that were questionable like Vernon Davis foot on the line and Ahmad Bradshaw’s forward progress, but what he did was call the game with authority. He also kept football fans informed with what happened and why the call was made on replay calls. Well done ref!!



Does Prince Fielder have bad breath, or body odor?? Why hasn’t anyone signed him by now?? He is in his prime, at 28 years of age (in May), .282 average, 230 homeruns, 656 RBI’s.



Just as I was typing the above, when this came in….

Prince signs a 9 year deal worth $214 million. WOW. I guess this makes the Tigers the favorites to win the World Series.



Is there a misprint in the sport section of my newspaper, The Florida-Times Union? Seem to me it says the Philadelphia 76ers are 11-5 and the Boston Celtics are 7-9. It that true?

 

 

Til Next Time

Scott

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deep Thoughts 1-25-2012
Category: FEATURED
Tags: NFL Playoffs Joe Paterno

 

Hello and welcome to another Wednesday of deep thoughts. When you read this I will be wandering somewhere in the brush of South Texas. It has been years since I have had the chance to hunt down south and I am excited to be able to take a couple of days and get away from the city. Hopefully, I will have a safe hunt and be back with a few pictures next week. I did not mention it last week, but I was fighting off a case of shingles. I noticed a patch of bumps on my forehead, but did not think anything of it. During the day, the bumps gathered momentum, so I headed to the Dr.  He took a look and said it was shingles? What? Yep, if you had chicken pox as a kid, you can get shingles as an adult. What a crappy deal, the entire left side of my head was so sensitive, it hurt to shampoo my hair. I did find out that you can get a shingles shot...I would highly recommend it!

By now, everyone will have covered Sunday's games. But I feel compelled to say congrats to Patriots and Giants. Both games were hard hitting affairs that tested each winner. It is no stretch that the winners could easily have been sitting on the losing side of the field. A horribly yanked field goal and an inexperienced punt returner will leave the Ravens and 49ers to imagine what might have been. I hate losing, but when you lose a game you could have won, it is difficult to get over. It is probably easier for the 49ers as they were not expected to be there and have a bright future, but they could have won. The Ravens...are a different story. Joe Flacco really did not play poorly, but the fact is he will have to answer questions about not winning; again. Is this fair? Of course not, but until he wins a SB, he will hear the critics say he can't win the big game.

I guess this Super Bowl matchup will make the NFL suits happy. The "experts" will talk about Brady and Belichick winning another championship or they will talk about Eli passing his big brother in SB wins. The truth is that Brady did not play that well against Baltimore and his path does not get any easier with the Giants pass rush. I suppose that the Patriots will be a slight favorite, but I am not so sure. The Giants have a great pass rush to go with a potent offense. The Giants will have to outscore the Pats, and I am not so sure that they won't. I have not been an Eli Manning fan, but he seems to play his best in big games. Many laughed earlier this year when Eli said he considered himself to be one of the best QBs in the league. But with his play this year, he has a valid point. I had Eli as my fantasy QB a few years ago and developed a strong dislike for what he did not do for my team. As much as I hate to say it, the guy can play the position, especially this time of year. 

Tom Brady annihilates mediocre teams, but seems to have problems against good defenses. When the Giants beat New England in their last Super Bowl matchup, the Patriots were the better team. Save for an acrobatic career catch by an average receiver, the Giants would not have beaten the Patriots. Earlier this season, the Giants beat the Patriots without Hakeem Nicks. Welker and Gronkowski were terrific, but the Giants still won. Can the Pats defense stop the trio of Giant receivers? The Patriots defense came to play last Sunday and I suspect that it will take a season best performance for them to beat New York in a couple of weeks. By the way, Vince Wilfork is truly a beast.... 

Like most of you, I wish the Super Bowl was next weekend. Two weeks to hype this event just sucks, but what can you do? 

 

Hopefully Steven Tyler will not be asked to sing the SSB at the Super Bowl. Was it just me or did Tyler struggle to sing the anthem? This is a judge of American Idol? I know that this song tests the range of many, but damn...

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Joe Paterno died on Sunday. So much has happened since last November, that it is difficult to imagine exactly what his passing means. I have never been crazy about Joe Paterno, but I always respected what he stood for. Sadly, this is no longer possible. Many will always remember that Joe did nothing to stop a predator that resided within his program. This is the truth and there is no arguing this reality. There is something that gnaws at my core, however. Joe Paterno gave years of wonderful service to Penn State and college football. Many great young men attended Penn State and learned strong values from Joe Paterno. The values that Joe preached are important for college men to hear. With Joe's passing, I do not find joy or satisfaction; I find only sadness.  I fear the passing of Paterno is a loss of something much larger than this man. What I suspect is that with Paterno's death, we will no longer have a college coach that teaches the right way. College football has become exactly what Paterno dreaded it would. This regular Joe was simple man with a terrific message about life for his players. It is too bad that when faced with a terrible situation, that Joe could not practice what he preached...so to speak. Sadly, history cannot reflect Paterno's contribution to college football; his mistake will be all that we remember. 

 

 



 

 

 

I am not much for basketball, but this video deserves a nod:

 

 

 

 

With the Pacers out of town, they thought it might be a good idea to have their mascot (Boomer) visit an area high school game. Boomer did his half time thing, but the result left officials wondering how to finish the game. Luckily, there was an smaller gym nearby to finish the game.

 


 

 

Monday night was the football banquet for the Westwood Warriors. This is the end of the careers for most of the Westwood seniors. It is strange to realize that my son is now a football senior...one more year and he will be done. Guys, I can't lie...that last game will be tough. I will be doing a bit of speaking at the banquet, I will be telling this joke:

 


 

 

A friend of mine has fanily that live outside of New Orleans. Her uncle is a police captain in this town and she told me a story recently. There had been rumors of illegal rooster fighting going on, so the captain sent his best two detectives to investigate; Boudreaux and Thibodaux. A few days later, his detectives came back to tell their captain what they discovered. Well captain, they is three main groups involved with this illegal rooster fighting: Dey is tree main groups involve in dis rooster Fightin", he began.

 
"Good work! Who are they?" the Commander
asked. Boudreaux replied confidently, "De Texas Aggies, de local
Cajuns, and de Mafia from N'awlins".
 
Puzzled, the Commander asked, "Now Boudreaux, how did you find all
that out in one night?" "Well," he replied, "I went down and done seen
dat rooster fight in person. And I knowed immedjiately dat dem Aggies
was involved when a Duck was entered in the fight."
 
The Commander nodded, "I'll buy that. But what about the others?"
Boudreaux nodded knowingly, "Well, I knowed de Cajuns was involved
when sum body bet on de duck!"
 
"Ah, I see, I see....." sighed the sergeant, "And how did you figure
the
Mafia was involved?"
 
"De duck won !"

 


 

 

You may have heard that everything is bigger in Texas? I could not believe this when I caught it on the news tonight:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

That is all I have for this week, but I will leave you with a bit of Jack Handey to chew on:

 

The next time I have meat and mashed potatoes, I think I'll put a very large blob of potatoes on my plate with just a little piece of meat. And if someone asks me why I didn't get more meat, I'll just say, "Oh, you mean this?" and pull out a big piece of meat from inside the blob of potatoes, where I've hidden it. Good magic trick, huh?          

 

I wouldn't be surprised if someday some fishermen caught a big shark and cut it open, and there inside was a whole person. Then they cut the person open, and in him is a little baby shark. And in the baby shark there isn't a person, because it would be too small. But there's a little doll or something, like a Johnny Combat little toy guy---something like that.          

 

Thanks for stopping by and feel free to leave a few deep thoughts of your own...

 

 

 

 

 

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