It’s so cold, people are starting to wear two pairs of pajamas to Walmart.
Trivia #1: Who is Julius Russell?
Trivia #2: Super Bowl LVII will be played on Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The stadium previously hosted Super Bowls XLII and XLIX. What teams won each of those Super Bowls? Bonus: Who did they beat?
Trivia #3: Before becoming a broadcaster, Billy Packer was the head men’s basketball coach at what school? Bonus: Where did he attend college where he was All-ACC in 1961-62?
I’d lay my head on the railroad tracks and wait for the Double “E”…
On this day: February 3, 1887, the U.S. Congress creates the Electoral Count Act to avoid disputed national elections. (Now, isn’t that funny!)
Wanna get away: Joseph Ossai, after his late hit on Patrick Mahomes late in the game last Sunday.
This week’s sign of the apocalypse: Money matters – @CircaSports announced the opening line for the Super Bowl at Kansas City -2.5. 21 minutes later, due to the influx of opening bets, the line shifted to Philadelphia -2.5. That’s crazy!
A 66-year-old woman at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center was mistakenly pronounced dead and taken to a funeral home only to wake up when she “Gasped for air.”
They said it: “I told him he can find another place to play. … I’m not paying a kid a bunch of NIL money before he earns it.” – I’m not a fan of Nick Saban, well maybe now I am. He said this referring to a player who requested $800,000 in NIL money before signing on to Alabama. (He also told another to take a hike when he requested $500,000)
Are you ready for the Kelce Bowl? Jason, a center for Philadelphia and his brother, Travis, tight end for Kansas City. Jason is two years older though they didn’t play together in high school because Travis couldn’t play in his sophomore year. Trivia here: Why couldn’t Travis play that year? – He flunked French, he torn his ACL/MCL, he had the measles, he got in trouble with the law. Answer below.
No airbag needed: A 25-year-old Ugandan human rights activist and her husband were on vacation in Utah just months after their wedding. On the edge of Arches National Park, a metal gate that was normally secured with a lock was left untethered. As Nakajjigo and her husband were leaving the park, gusting wind flung the gate around rapidly. The force was enough to slice through the passenger side door of their car, decapitating Nakajjigo as her husband sat in the driver’s seat.
Global warming my ass!
It’s Beanpot season!
I’ve said this before but I don’t see Tom Brady as a good television analyst. I guess we’ll see soon enough as he begins his stint on Fox next season. That is of course if he doesn’t change his mind on retirement.
They should announce a sequel to the movie Groundhog Day (Groundhog Day II) and then rerelease the original.
Stop complaining. Organizations from Jackson, Mississippi are asking for help from other states as the water crisis dries up resources. It’s been over five months since the Pearl River crested and Jackson’s water system failed. Now, crews are working to replace the entire pipe system, but families and businesses are prepared to go without water periodically for up to 10 years!
Warren Zevon has finally been nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. I’ll report back in May concerning the outcome.
It’s so cold, Richard Simmons is wearing shorts that come nearly to the half-thigh region.
Article I’ll skip: LeBron James, NBA world react to horrific Tyre Nichols video AND Fungal illness that mimics COVID could spread across US, experts warn
R.I.P. Billy Packer (82) – The voice of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for more than 30 years.
Cindy Williams (75) – First starred in the movie “American Graffiti”, the sitcom “Happy Days” and later her most famous role as “Shirley” in “Laverne & Shirley.”
Bobby Hull (84) – He scored a wicked lot of goals
Trivia #1 answer: Who is Julius Russell? – Julius “Nipsey” Russell, was an American actor, comedian, poet, and dancer best known for his appearances as a panelist on game shows from the 1960s through the 1990s, including Match Game, Password, Hollywood Squares, To Tell the Truth, and Pyramid
Trivia #2 answer: Super Bowl LVII will be played on Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The stadium previously hosted Super Bowls XLII and XLIX. What teams won each of those Super Bowls? Bonus: Who did they beat? – XLII -The Giants beat the Patriots 17-14, XLIX – The Patriots beat the Seahawks 28-24.
Trivia #3 answer: Before becoming a broadcaster, Billy Packer was the head men’s basketball coach at what school? Bonus: Where did he attend college where he was All-ACC in 1961-62? – He coached at Lehigh and attended Wake Forest.
Bonus Trivia: Why couldn’t Travis Kelce play football during his sophomore year in high school? – He flunked French, he torn his ACL/MCL, he had the measles, he got in trouble with the law. – He couldn’t play because he flunked French.
Fun fact: Alcohol increases the size of the “Send” button by 89%.
Be careful out there. (It’s a jungle!)
Happy National Bubble Gum Day!
“There were Swedes to the left of him
Russians to the right
A Czech at the blue line looking for a fight
Brains over brawn – that might work for you
But what’s a Canadian farm boy to do
What else can a farm boy from Canada do
But what’s a Canadian farm boy to do
What else can a farm boy from Canada do”
– Warren Zevon