Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Baltimore Ravens need Judge Judy

If I’m the Baltimore Ravens this morning, I would be sooooo mad with the NFL for lack of support. In today’s world of contracts, this NFL draft should be a cover story on verbal agreements and Judge Judy should be called in to investigate and make a ruling.

The Ravens were trying to get a fourth-round pick that was part of an
uncompleted trade with the Chicago Bears that caused the clock to run out on the Ravens with the 26th overall pick. The Ravens still were able to get their targeted player in Colorado cornerback Jimmy Smith at No. 27, but they were supposed to get an additional pick from the Bears if a trade had been finalized.

“There has been some dialogue between the Ravens, the other organization and the league,” Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said before ESPN’s report came out Friday night. “I’ll just have to leave it at that. Where it’s going to go, we don’t know. But there has been some dialogue.”

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One man’s junk is another man’s (woman’s) gold

Jenn Sterger has filed a lawsuit to get photos of Brett Favre’s penis back. NY POST reports the out of work TV personality filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court against her former agent, Phillip Reese, complaining that “all text messages, e-mails and other digital communications she received” from the quarterback and she wants them back.

Sterger is trying to stop Reese from cashing in on a book based on the Favre junk photo scandal.

I know, this story is pretty amazing when you think about it.

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The insanity of an NFL lockout

The insanity of the on-again off-again lockout continues. Players like Tony Romo and others showed up for work today amid a judge’s injunction to end the holdout was overturned.

From NBC Sports:

Although NFL players were being welcomed back to team facilities this morning because of Judge Susan Nelson’s injunction to end the lockout, that is changing this afternoon.

ESPN is reporting that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has granted a temporary stay of the injunction and reinstated the lockout, meaning players will now be told to hit the road, and doors to team facilities are being locked this afternoon.

Michael Silver of Yahoo reported this afternoon that NFL players were bracing for a ruling from the Court of Appeals that would give the owners an “administrative” stay, meaning the lockout would be back on at least through the weekend.

Then, as soon as Monday, the Eighth Circuit will hear the players’ argument against a stay. At that point, the lockout could remain on, or the players could be let back in, depending on the Eighth Circuit’s ruling. And either way, it would just be temporary until the appeals court makes a decision on the owners’ appeal of Judge Nelson’s ruling.

So just hours after players were let back into team facilities this morning, they’ll now be told that they’re no longer welcome this afternoon. And we’ll all wait until Monday to see what the appeals court does next.

UPDATE: ESPN has now retracted its report that the stay was already granted, although a stay is expected.

Jiminey Christmas!! Make up your mind!!!!! Let’s get this settled!!!!

Report: Owners get stay of injunction, lockout back on (PFT)

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Mark Cuban is still irritated at media types et al

Even though the Mavericks disposed of Portland last night, there is an underlying disturbance with owner Mark Cuban. He hates the media, that is, if he doesn’t own it.

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The Office, Michael Scott Says Goodbye

Great show last night! This show was sort of like the last episode of MASH. It will go down as a classic must see.

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Looks like Jason Garrett’s raise paid off

Yeah, when you get a job like the head coaching job for the Dallas Cowboys, you should be able to get a 4 million dollar home.

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett put his house on the market about two weeks ago with none other than agent to the stars Allie Beth Allman.

Also, Rhonda Aikman bought a home in Preston Hollow and Troy quietly put his home on the market.

Two weeks ago we all wondered where the Garrett’s could be going.

To Maplewood, it seems. The Garretts apparently have a contract on a glorious circa 1999 Euro-villa with smooth-as-a-baby’s-butt limestone exteriors, large living and entertaining areas, wide wood planked floors, 11 foot ceilings down, gourmet kitchen with two of just about everything, breakfast room, den, loggia, pool, study, four bedrooms, four and a half baths, 6900 plus square feet, study, sitting room, two bedroom, two bath apartment over the 3 car rear garage, and yes, four fireplaces. Not really pricey, either: listed for $3,795,000.

What is it about millionaires, football, and fireplaces?

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It’s almost time for the Jose Cuervo games!

I’m geeked out knowing in a week I’m off to participate in the Jose Cuervo games in Scottsdale Arizona.

Per the information from their Facebook site:

Party with Maxim models, Cuervo Girls, and rock out to a FREE CONCERT by Joel
and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte for an unforgettable night.

Yeah, I think I can do this.

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