Why does my wife always wait until I’m at the opposite end of the house before asking me to ‘Merm frner mernferr brnerfer!’?
Trivia #1: Who is the only player in the Patriots era with 40 sacks, 40 QB hits and 40 tackles for a loss? – Richard Seymour, Teddy Bruschi, Rob Ninkovich, Ted Johnson, Mike Vrabel, Jamie Collins
Trivia #2: NBA/Celtics great Bill Russell won 11 NBA titles. He is tied with whom for the most championships in a major sport?
Trivia #3: What does MSWA stand for?
Trivia #4: With a win on July 31, last week, the Red Sox avoided being just the 3rd team in MLB history to go a full calendar month without a victory for a starting pitcher. What two teams have accomplished this feat?
Go away, Phil Mickelson.
Useless information supposed to fire my imagination: Bryson DeChambeau admits to losing touch with Tiger Woods after joining LIV golf
Article I’ll skip: How A-list Hollywood celebrities build relationships after romance
They said it: “This is just weird.” – Christian Vasquez to Kevin Plawecki as he went to bat for the first time against his former Red Sox teammates.
They said it, part deux: “A Black man is getting a standing ovation in the Deep South for breaking a record of an all-time baseball idol. What a marvelous moment for baseball.” – Vin Scully when Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run to break Babe Ruth’s record in 1974, against the Dodgers.
They said it, part trois (hey, I’m on a roll) – “Don’t be sad because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Vin Scully during his final broadcast in 2016.
Tim Daniel, of Granby, Colorado, caught a 7.84-pound brook trout in Monarch Lake back in May breaking a 75-year-old state record.
I guess the Red Sox finally had enough of JBJ’s .200-.230 batting average. (.228 career)
People used to ask me, “Ed, what is going on with Noah Vonleh?” – Noah just signed a one-year, non-guaranteed contract with the Celtics and will vie for a roster spot. Haverhill MA’s Vonleh spent the previous year in China playing for the Shanghai Sharks.
Your directional first, THEN your brakes! It’s not all that complicated.
The Las Vegas Raiders beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-11 last night. That’s right, football!
And this is why I will never live in the south year-round.
This week’s sign of the apocalypse: I honestly don’t know where to start…
R.I.P. Bill Russell – The ultimate champion. 2 time CA High School State Champion at McClymonds HS in Oakland, 2 time NCAA Champion at University of San Francisco, 1956 Olympic Gold Medalist, 11 time NBA Champion, 5 time NBA MVP, 12 time All Star, first black coach in any major sport, 1975 Hall of Fame Inductee as a Player, 2019 HOF inductee as a coach, 1980 – Voted “Greatest NBA Player of All Time” by the Basketball Writers Association, 21-0 in Game 7’s, 21,620 rebounds (22.5 per game average for his entire career), Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner
R.I.P. Vin Scully (94) – Iconic, legendary voice of the Brooklyn/LA Dodgers for 67 years. Scully was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that year and had the stadium’s press box named for him in 2001. The street leading to Dodger Stadium’s main gate was named in his honor in 2016. That same year, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Trivia #1 answer: Who is the only player in the Patriots era with 40 sacks, 40 QB hits and 40 tackles for a loss? – Richard Seymour, Teddy Bruschi, Rob Ninkovich, Ted Johnson, Mike Vrabel, Jamie Collins – Rob Ninkovich
Trivia #2 answer: NBA/Celtics great Bill Russell won 11 NBA titles. He is tied with whom for the most championships in a major sport? – Henri “Rocket” Richard
Trivia #3 answer: What does MSWA stand for? – The Massachusetts Sports Wagering Act
Trivia #4 answer: With a win on July 31, last week, the Red Sox avoided being just the 3rd team in MLB history to go a full calendar month without a victory for a starting pitcher. What two teams have accomplished this feat? – The 1996 Detroit Tigers and the 2022 Pittsburgh Pirates
Do Transformers have car insurance or life insurance?
Be careful out there. (It’s a jungle!)
Happy National Underwear Day! (And, Happy International Beer Day!)
“When it’s not always raining there’ll be days like this
When there’s no one complaining there’ll be days like this
When everything falls into place like the flick of a switch
Well my mama told me there’ll be days like this”
– Van Morrison