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Abbreviated Three Stars and Three Geeks of The Week!

May 21, 2009 |

The blog is abbreviated but not the number of stars and geeks this week! The stars – the ones in the sky that were hit by Yankees’ home runs off of Oriole pitching. More than three. Too many to count. The geeks – I’m sorry. I’m not just singling out the Oriole pitching staff.  Pitchers [...]

Faith and Football Bring Pro and College Greats To Baltimore

May 20, 2009 |

While the area was captivated with several events surrounding the Preakness Stakes, several greats from the world of professional and college football came to town for an event called, “Faith and Football” that was sponsored by the Baltimore Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held at their Stake Center in [...]

The “Pittsburgh Won But Still Suck” Edition of Three Stars and Three Geeks Of The Week

May 14, 2009 |

No motif this week. Just straight up stars and geeks. The stars: * – The Washington Capitals – for having a great season and an exciting playoff series despite the big steamer that they left in Game 7. ** – The Baltimore hockey fans that showed up at all of the WNST hockey viewing parties. [...]

Sports Superstitions

May 11, 2009 |

Sports and superstitions go together like peanut butter and jelly. This is especailly true in hockey. For example, fans of the Caps and other teams have grown “playoff beards”. Red Wings’ fans are known for throwing octopi onto the ice. I have adopted my own superstition for this series: posting a blog with the video below. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3RgsWo-Ij0[/youtube] [...]

Triple Crown Edition of Three Stars and Three Geeks of The Week!

May 05, 2009 |

In honor of the 50-1 longshot, Mine That Bird winning the Kentucky Derby and coming to the Preakness next week, our stars and geeks of the week will follow a horse racing motif.                         Instead of having three stars, our heroes will be listed as Win, Place and Show. They are also underdogs that have [...]