General Sports

May 7 2009 episode of Poor Man’s PTI

We’re in the thick of NBA playoffs, NHL Playoffs, and a bizarre story about Dirk Nowitzki’s gf/fiancee?/baby mamma? Cristal Taylor You can download this week’s podcast directly (running time 90 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

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This week’s topics include:

  • What is Dirk Nowitzki doing with a woman with 10 aliases and 8u warrants?
  • NBA Playoffs: Boston-Orlando and Houston-LA
  • Stat Boy explains why Mine That Bird could save racing
  • That’s just Manny Being Barry
  • Alex Ovechkin’s death thread
  • Sidney Crosby’s whine
  • A-Rod fatigue
  • Arsenal fan kills himself after loss to Manchester United
General Sports

Manny (Brett- and Chichester) being Manny (Brett- and Chichester)

By Ryan P. McGowan

They say celebrities always die in threes, such as my personal favorite celeb death trio: Jacques Cousteau, Jimmy Stewart, and Gianni Versace in June/July 1997.   And since Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes died within one day of each other, if you’re an overweight, middle-aged black comedian, I’d make sure you are within an arms’ reach of a defibrillator over the next few days.

Apparently, celebrities get overexposed in the media in threes as well.  Like George Costanza in velvet, I have ensconced myself in wall-to-wall coverage of Manny Ramirez, Brett Favre, and “Clark Rockefeller” over the past couple of weeks.

Boston Red Sox

Slugger? Yes. Attention Seeker? Probably Not.

By Rob LaBrie

As if Manny Ramirez wasn’t unpredictable enough, now he’s so unpredictable, we can’t even predict his unpredictability.  What?