Friday, September 13, 2019

Briefly.

Trivia #1: Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger had a combined career 880 TD passes before last Sunday’s game, which is third most in a QB matchup in NFL history. What are the other two combos?

Trivia #2: Patriots’ coach Dante Scarnecchia is in his 36th season with the team. What team did he leave to coach with in 1989?

Trivia #3: The U.S. basketball team, despite an embarrassing quarterfinal loss to France in the World Cup, have qualified for the Olympics for the 19th time next summer, extending their record. In what year was the only tournament not to include the United States?

The Giants Saquon Barkley did not fumble last year as a rookie. He fumbled Sunday on his first touch of the season.

Coors Light, the official beer of done-wearing-a-bra. (can’t make it up) The woman sits on her couch at the end of the day with a Coors Light, reaches into her shirt, unhooks her bra and pulls it out.

Last Sunday Tom Brady played against Devon Bush Jr. of Pittsburgh. Brady once played in the NFL against Devon’s father in 2001 (Cleveland Browns).

I did manage to catch some of the men’s US Open final, but I have a lot trouble watching with not one, but both men grunting throughout. I hate that.

CannabCo Pharmaceutical Corp. claims to have technology that virtually eliminates the tell-tale smells when cannabis is smoked and/or stored. I don’t know about you but despite the fact that I don’t smoke, I like the smell, especially that of “good” weed. Then again, I like the smell of incense too…

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: A high school swimmer from Alaska was disqualified from a race last Friday because the referee ruled she could see “butt cheek touching butt cheek” during the girl’s victorious race.

Half of MLB teams are on pace to break their team HR record.

Did you realize we are in the midst of a run of palindrome dates? – 9-10-19, 9-11-19, 9-12-19… 9-19-19

The Kansas City Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill will be out 4-6 weeks with a sternoclavicular joint injury.

Big Papi. Nice speech the other night. Good to see him. Weak effort on the first pitch though.

“Surprise!” – you’re doing it wrong. 18-year old Hannah Jones (no relation) of Girard, OH tried to surprise her mother with an early trip home from college. She ran through the front door only to scare her mother so much that she immediately shot her daughter in the arm.

Back the Raiders schedule. This season they travel more miles (32,023) than the Jets/Bills/Giants combined (27,258).

Quote of the week: “False start, everyone but the center” – offside call in Pats game

Trivia #1 answer: Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger had a career 880 TD passes before Sunday’s game, which is third most in a QB matchup in NFL history. What are the other two combos? – Brady-Drew Brees (2017) and Brady-Peyton Manning (2014)

Trivia #2 answer: Patriots’ coach Dante Scarnecchia is in his 36th season with the team. What team did he leave to coach with in 1989? – The Indianapolis Colts

Trivia #3 answer: The U.S. basketball team, despite an embarrassing quarterfinal loss to France in the World Cup, have qualified for the Olympics for the 19th time next summer, extending their record. In what year was the only tournament not to include the United States? – that would be at Moscow in 1980 when the U.S. boycotted.

“I was cryin’ when I met you
Now I’m tryin’ to forget you
Love is sweet misery
I was cryin’ just to get you
Now I’m dyin’ ‘cause I let you
Do what you do down on me”

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