Friday, March 12, 2021

Briefly.

Remember, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger… except for bears. Bears will kill you.

Trivia #1: The Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scored his 715th career goal last night moving him two goals shy of 6th place Phil Esposito (717). Who is #5 (731)?

Trivia #2: Last week we learned Cameron Champ has the longest drive on the PGA tour this season (424 yards). Champ is 4th overall in average driving distance. Which two golfers are not ahead of him in the top 3? – Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Wyndham Clark, Bryson DeChambeau, Matthew Wolff

Trivia #3: What MLB player has the most career Opening Day hits? – Pete Rose, Ichiro Suzuki, Derek Jeter, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr., Ted Williams, Willie Mays

DYK: Of the top 12 goal scorers of all-time, Alex Ovechkin is second with 262 PPG’s and dead last with only 4 SHG’s.

I hope you up here in the Northeast enjoyed yesterday’s 70 degree weather. The next day forecasted to be above 60 degrees is April 15.

Opening Day – 20 days away.

A true classic, I see that Geico is replaying an old commercial with Dikembe Mutombo blocking everything from trash being thrown at a trashcan to a box of cereal being thrown into a shopping cart. Great one!

It’s Madness, I tell you! March Madness!

Good news: A man was walking his 5-year German Shepard (Diesel) when the dog began to bark. The dog’s owner, who was wearing earbuds, knew something was up. He removed his earbuds and heard a man crying for help. A 22-year old man had fallen through the ice on a nearby pond. The dog owner called 911 and, along with another man, pulled the victim from the ice with a branch.

Are you filling out a bracket this year???

Since letting up 13 goals in back-to-back games two weeks ago, the Bruins have let up 7 goals in their past 6 games, shutting out the Rangers last night.

Interviewer: “What’s your greatness weakness?”
Me: “Honesty”
Interviewer: “I don’t think that honesty is a weakness.”
Me: “I don’t give a shit what you think.”

Be appreciative for what you have.

Quote for the week: “…And I feel terrible that I’m getting stopped, accosted, asking for passes, everybody in this building should know who the hell I am…” – Poor Patrick Ewing who was stopped by security in Madison Square Garden

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: In its latest update, Dictionary.com added hundreds of new words including two, “cromulent” and “embiggen”, both inspired by a 1996 episode of The Simpsons.

Kyrie Irving (40 points) came back to haunt the Celtics once again as the Brooklyn Nets beat up on the Celtics 121-109 last night. The Celtics need to make at least one move in order to hang with the Nets.

Trivia #1 answer: The Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scored his 715th career goal last night moving him two goals shy of 6th place Phil Esposito (717). Who is #5 (731)? – Marcel Dionne (731)

Trivia #2 answer: Last week we learned Cameron Champ has the longest drive on the PGA tour this season (424 yards). Champ is 4th overall in average driving distance. Which two golfers are not ahead of him in the top 3? – Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Wyndham Clark, Bryson DeChambeau, Matthew Wolff – Dustin Johnson and Matthew Wolff

Trivia #3: What MLB player has the most career Opening Day hits? – Pete Rose, Ichiro Suzuki, Derek Jeter, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr., Ted Williams, Willie Mays – Pete Rose (31)

Be careful out there and have a Happy Selection Sunday!

“I want to feel sunlight on my face
I see the dust cloud disappear
Without a trace
I want to take shelter from the poison rain
Where the streets have no name”

– U2

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