Friday, November 1, 2019

Briefly. 

Trivia #1: There are currently 8 undefeated college football teams in the top 25 rankings. Name them.

Trivia #2: The month of November is named from the Latin novem, meaning “nine.” Why nine?

Trivia #3: Prior to this NFL season, Christian McCaffrey (CMC) needed 52 receptions to surpass what player for the most catches by a running back over their first three seasons (238)? 

Adam Vinatieri, still kicking 50+ yard game-winners. 

In a story I read: “The Getty Fire in Los Angeles, which has destroyed a dozen homes and forced many people – including some celebrities – to escape the area…” I’m sorry but the reference to “including some celebrities” is completely irrelevant. 

This just in, the Celtics are fun to watch when they have it all together. And, other than their opening night debacle vs. Philly, they are getting it together. Stay healthy boys! 

Speaking of the Celtics and staying healthy, 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall last week was entered into the league’s concussion protocol. He was in the Auerbach Center and went to wash his hands but failed to notice the low ceiling. DOH! 

A court in eastern Bangladesh sentenced the principal of an Islamic school and 15 others to death on Thursday over the killing of an 18-year old woman who was set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against said principal. 

Congratulations to the World Series Champion Washington Nationals. Some great games throughout that series including what we all want, a game 7! (no matter what the sport, we want game 7) 

Golf Digest just put out their top 30 nicest guys on the tour list. Now come on, let’s call a spade a spade and also list the top 30 biggest pricks on the tour. Now that would be fun! BTW, Rickie Fowler is considered the nicest guy on the tour as voted by players, caddies, media members, golf executives, locker-room attendants and tournament volunteers. What a guy! 

Celibacy is not hereditary. 

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: Female news anchor diagnosed with breast cancer after streaming first-ever mammogram on Facebook live. 

The Bruins are currently 9-1-2, that’s 12 games total. Check for yourself. 

Spicy things up, you’re doing it wrong. Police in Australia have arrested four men in connection with $210 million worth of methylamphetamine found hidden inside hundreds of bottles of sriracha in a cargo container imported from the United States. 

Quote of the week: “The past and the future are in the mind. I’m in the now” – Tom Brady

Quote of the week, part deux: “A few friends are better than a few thousand followers.” – Miller Lite as part of their campaign aimed at getting off social media platforms. 

Trivia #1 answer: There are currently 8 undefeated college football teams in the top 25 rankings. Name them. – LSU, Alabama, Ohio St., Clemson, Penn St., Baylor, Minnesota, SMU.

Trivia #2 answer: The month of November is named from the Latin novem, meaning “nine.” Why nine? – November was the ninth month of the ancient Roman calendar.

Trivia #3 answer: Prior to this NFL season, Christian McCaffrey (CMC) needed 52 receptions to surpass what player for the most catches by a running back over their first three seasons (238)? LaDainian Tomlinson (CMC has 39 receptions so far this season) 

“Girl, you gotta love your man
Girl, you gotta love your man
Take him by the hand
Make him understand
The world on you depends
Our life will never end
Gotta love your man, yeah”
 

– The Doors

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