Top 10 Baseball Distractions

October 04, 2011 | Glenn Clark

4. NFL: Tennessee Titans @ Pittsburgh Steelers (Sunday 1pm from Pittsburgh live on CBS), Philadelphia Eagles @ Buffalo Bills (Sunday 1pm from Buffalo live on FOX), New York Jets @ New England Patriots (Sunday 4:15pm from Foxborough, MA live on CBS), Green Bay Packers @ Atlanta Falcons (Sunday 8:20pm from Atlanta live on NBC), Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions (Monday 8:30pm from Detroit live on ESPN)

Two NFL-related things to share with you during the Baltimore Ravens’ bye week.

One-I’m probably going to have to dump Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno from my fantasy team after seeing this video of him FALLING OFF AN EXERCISE BIKE?!?

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Two-Did anyone know Darren Sharper once dated a young lady named Dollicia Bryan? Does that have anything REALLY to do with the NFL? No…but it gives me a great excuse to post a picture of the young lady…

dollicia

I’m sure you understand.

3. College Football: Maryland @ Georgia Tech (Saturday 12pm from Atlanta live on ESPNU); Southern Miss @ Navy (Saturday 3:30pm from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium live on CBS Sports); Richmond @ Towson (Saturday 7:30pm from Unitas Stadium live on AM1570 WNST.net); Savannah State @ Morgan State-Homecoming (Saturday 1pm Hughes Stadium); Oklahoma vs. Texas (Saturday 12pm from Dallas live on ABC), Florida @ LSU (Saturday 3:30pm from Baton Rouge, LA live on CBS)

The Red River Rivalry means its Texas State Fair time. The good news about that? The Big Tex Choice Awards! Let’s get fried!

Deep Fried Bubblegum won the award for “Most Creative”…

gum

And the winner of “Best Taste” was “Buffalo Chicken in a flapjack”…

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Amongst the “losers”? Fried pineapple upside down cake…

pineapplecake

Fried salsa with queso…

salsa

And a “walking taco”…a taco salad in a Doritos bag…

walkingtaco

I have to move to the Lone Star State.

2. NHL: Carolina Hurricanes @ Washington Capitals (Saturday 7pm from Verizon Center live on Comcast SportsNet), Tampa Bay Lightning @ Washington Capitals (Monday 7pm from Verizon Center live on Comcast SportsNet/VERSUS)

And so you know, the Phoenix Coyotes open their season Saturday night in San Jose against the Sharks. Let’s go Desert Dogs!!!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8OhlVLzRrM[/youtube]

1. Mixed Martial Arts: Shogun Fights V (Saturday 8pm 1st Mariner Arena); UFC 136: Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (Saturday 9pm from Houston live on Pay-Per-View); Bellator Fighting Championships 53 (Saturday 9pm from Miami, OK live on MTV2)

I’ll be at Jimmy’s Famous Seafood in Dundalk watching the fights Saturday night. I’ve had a few enjoyable dishes there in recent weeks, including the “Crabby Chicken Sandwich”…

crabchick

and the “Kung Pao Shrimp Tacos”…

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By the way-I’ll take Edgar and Jose Aldo in the fights.

Flexing my mic muscles since 1983...

-G

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