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Minnesota to Fire Tim Brewster. Here’s How They Can Make It Up to the Fans

USA Today is reporting that the Minnesota Gophers are set to fire coach Tim Brewster following today’s loss to Purdue. It’s certainly a long time overdue. The Gophers have lost six straight games and are showing no signs of improvement. Here’s my simple suggestion for saying “sorry” to the fans: Instead of promoting a member [...]

2008′s “God Save the Fan” asks what Tiger Woods did to piss Jesus off

I just finished Will Leitch’s excellent book God Save the Fan. (If you’re a sports fan, I highly recommend that you check it out.) The book was published in 2008, before Tiger Woods’ exotic sex life became late-night talk show fodder. I thought this passage was worth posting, given that we now have the benefit [...]

What is a “Green Score” in hunting?

I had to search all over the place to find the answer to this one. Just thought I’d share. Question: What is a “green score” in the context of deer or elk hunting? Answer: A green score is an unofficial score of the horns (inches of length). It is a way to rate your animal.

Historical List of Belmont Stakes Winners

2005 Afleet Alex 2004 Birdstone 2003 Empire Maker 2002 Sarava 2001 Point Given 2000 Commendable 1999 Lemon Drop Kid 1998 Victory Gallop 1997 Touch Gold 1996 Editor.s Note 1995 Thunder Gulch 1994 Tabasco Cat 1993 Colonial Affair 1992 A.P. Indy 1991 Hansel 1990 Go And Go 1989 Easy Goer 1988 Risen Star 1987 Bet Twice [...]

Historical List of Preakness Stakes Winners

2006 Bernardini 2005 Afleet Alex 2004 Smarty Jones 2003 Funny Cide 2002 War Emblem 2001 Point Given 2000 Red Bullet 1999 Charismatic 1998 Real Quiet 1997 Silver Charm 1996 Louis Quatorze 1995 Timber Country 1994 Tabasco Cat 1993 Prairie Bayou 1992 Pine Bluff 1991 Hansel 1990 Summer Squall 1989 Sunday Silence 1988 Risen Star 1987 [...]

Historical List of Kentucky Derby Winners

2006 Barbaro 2005 Giacomo 2004 Smarty Jones 2003 Funny Cide 2002 War Emblem 2001 Monarchos 2000 Fusaichi Pegasus 1999 Charismatic 1998 Real Quiet 1997 Silver Charm 1996 Grindstone 1995 Thunder Gulch 1994 Go for Gin 1993 Sea Hero 1992 Lil E. Tee 1991 Strike the Gold 1990 Unbridled 1989 Sunday Silence 1988 Winning Colors 1987 [...]

List of Triple Crown Near Misses

Whle only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, many horses have come close. Here is a list of horses who won two out of the three Triple Crown races. YEAR KENTUCKY DERBY PREAKNESS BELMONT ————————————————————- 1877 (Did not start) Cloverbrook Cloverbrook 1878 (Did not start) Duke of Magenta Duke of Magenta 1880 (Did not [...]

List of Triple Crown Winners

Only 11 horses have won horse racing’s elusive triple crown.

  

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