Sports Corner: Don’t Get Worried Now
by George Ducker
An extraordinary likeness.
Although I woke up Sunday morning thinking I’d gained an extra hour, that was nothing compared to the confusion that greeted both the New York Giants and the Miami Dolphins upon landing in London’s Wembley Stadium to play the first game of American football on English soil.
“Tomorrow’s Dream” – Black Sabbath: mp3
A 26-foot Jason Taylor robot spent the weekend scaring small children in Trafalgar Square.
This video is worth watching repeatedly.
No international football debut would be complete without a streaker wearing a ref’s cap.
Tom Lutz in The Guardian wrote this about the admitted spectacle of American Football:
“The whole thing is just so damned professional. The cheerleaders are uniformly six-feet tall, with thousands of dollars worth of dentistry blazing out of their mouths and when the music pounds out of the speakers, the bass is powerful enough to send shivers down the spine.”
Dolphins’ depth chart
Of the actual game, he had less to say. What is there to say really, when Miami is now 0-8 for the season?
Jason Allen foolishly believes in God.
Agent Haw-Haw, a robot villain of the comic THB.
Detroit looked good in Chicago. A 16-7 win wasn’t even as close as you’d think, and now they’re 5-2 for the first time since the year 2000.
“Born With Things to Do” – Zookeeper: mp3
College College College.
Ralph Friedgen too, looks to God. And finds him unavailable.
It makes up for all those boring pros getting paid lordly sums of money.
It squanders expectations left
Luke Stocker volunteers for a ride.
Steve Johnson on his stomach.
Nope, no robotics here.
“Carried Away” – Hayden: mp3
George Ducker admits you know more about sports than he does. He spent most of his Sunday playing dodgeball. A healthy sport, and fun for the whole family. He hopes things turn out well on Monday night.