Monday, April 26, 2010

Weekend Recap, Now with Bobby Bonilla's Wallet

Welcome back for another work week, loyal readers. For those of you who are upset about having to start another week of work/school, here's something that's sure to put a smile on your face:

Now, on to the weekend recap:

Every single NHL first round series went to at least six games, except for New Jersey-Philadelphia, where the 7-seed Flyers beat the 2-seed Devils in 5. We've got three game 6's tonight, and at least one game 7 so far -- Phoenix v. Detroit tomorrow night. I understand why you're not watching. You just don't like to be entertained. I get it.

And to take a swipe at a competing product, the Bulls taking one game from the Cavs passes as parity in the NBA playoffs. What's that? The Thunder and the Lakers are all tied up? Exciting. There's no way the Lakers don't win that series. If the Thunder beat them, I'll write an entire post about a Lifetime show of your guys' choosing.

The Yankees finally lost their first series of the year. They now travel back to the east coast and are meeting with the prez on their off-day today. Also, last week I told you that the Orioles had won their second game of the year. Well, not to let their down their throngs of adoring fans, this weekend brought win number three. Kudos to Prop Joe and the Eastside crew.

Speaking of baseball, CNN actually had an interesting sports article this weekend about weird MLB contract clauses. Turns out that starting in 2011, all the way through 2035, the Mets will be paying Bobby Bonilla about $1.2 million per year in deferred salary. And the Wilpons thought Bernie Madoff ripped them off....

Some dude got a full face transplant. Not just the skin -- everything. Bones, muscles, blood vessels, you name it. The doctors did it to save the man's life, and more importantly, to one-up Nic Cage and John Travolta.

You've all heard funny senior prank stories, but this one puts "letting mice out in the hallways" to shame. And because it happened in the rural south, I don't even have to make a joke here.

If you're looking for something to watch in the wasteland that is tonight's TV schedule (assuming you're not actually going to take my advice and watch hockey), I'll recommend Dhani Tackles the Globe on the Travel Channel at 11PM. Or you can always watch the entire 24 franchise implode in on itself at 9PM on Fox.

Finally, if you're looking to kill time at work right now, there's always Benny Hill. Enjoy your Monday.

1 comment:

  1. I'm offended that you think any one of your loyal readers could even name a Lifetime show.