Friday, September 18, 2020

Briefly.

Stop trying to make everyone happy, you’re not tequila.

Trivia #1: Which two active NFL quarterbacks are not in the top 5, highest percentage of 400 and 300-yard passing games over his career? – Daniel Jones, Tom Brady, Matt Ryan, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Kirk Cousins, Patrick Mahomes

Trivia #2: Phil Mickelson has never won the US Open but has been runner-up a record 6 times. How many of those tournaments were played in the state of New York?

Trivia #3: How does Moe Howard like his eggs cooked?

The answer is “launch angle.” The question is; “What is killing baseball?”

“Love that chicken from Popeye’s!” (honestly, I’ve never had it but do like the jingle)

I cannot watch tennis. I tried to watch some of the US Open, men and women. The groaning is too much, really.

In completely useless news, the NBA draft will be held on Nov. 18.

Quote for the week: “Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.” – Bob Marley

Back in July, Haverhill’s own Tom Bergeron (and Erin Andrews) was fired as co-host of Dancing with the Stars. Tyra Banks was named his replacement. Reactions on social media have been mixed.

Tough loss for the Celtics last night dropping to 0-2 vs the Heat.

Trivia #1 hint: Percentage

If praying is your thing, pray for many but especially now those being battered by rain in the south and those running from the fires out west. Sad to see.

Speaking of hockey, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars begin the NHL Finals tomorrow.

I love bacon, sometimes I eat it twice a day. It helps take my mind off the terrible chest pains I keep getting.

Are you shitting me? Tom Brady has convinced the Buccaneers that his longtime trainer and business partner, Alex Guerrero, get an office at their facility.

The Sax-a-telephone. What an invention!

The Big Ten Conference has decided to go ahead with football this season. Each team will play 8 games beginning the weekend of October 24. It will take a vote by the powers that be but the conference champ could be eligible for a semi-final FBS playoff spot.

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: Qantas Airline announced a seven-hour, nonstop scenic “flight to nowhere”, which will take-off and land at the same airport in Sydney on October 10. The flight promised passengers low-level scenic views over Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef, among other spots. The 134 seats, priced between $575 and $2,765, sold out in 10 minutes.

MLB teams are already qualifying for the playoffs. Man, that was quick!

Antarctica is the only continent without COVID-19. Now, as nearly 1,000 scientists and others who wintered over on the ice are seeing the sun for the first time in weeks or months, a global effort wants to make sure incoming colleagues don’t bring the virus with them.

R.I.P. (belated – Sept. 6)) Lou Brock (81) – The Hall of Famer spent the majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals while stealing 118 bases in 1974 and 938 in his career, the MLB record at the time.

Trivia #1 answer: Which two active NFL quarterbacks are not in the top 5, highest percentage of 400 and 300-yard passing games over his career? – Daniel Jones, Tom Brady, Matt Ryan, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Kirk Cousins, Patrick Mahomes – Tom Brady (8th), Aaron Rodgers (7th)

Trivia #2 answer: Phil Mickelson has never won the US Open but has been runner-up a record 6 times. How many of those tournaments were played in the state of New York? – 4 (this year’s tournament is in NY)

Trivia #3 answer: How does Moe Howard like his eggs cooked? – “Sunny side down… and DON’T turn ‘em over!”

“Who draws the crowd and plays so loud, baby, it’s the guitar man
Who’s gonna steal the show, you know, baby, it’s the guitar man
He can make you love, he can make you cry
He will bring you down and he’ll get you high
Somethin’ keeps him goin’ miles and miles a day
To find another place to play”

– Bread

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