Leading Off (12/15/08): SportsBurner

1. Cowboys 20, Giants 8. After a week when it seemed like the wheels had officially spun off the Cowboys’ season, following a dominating performance by DeMarcus Ware and Dallas D, everybody was happier than Wade Phillips watching Pacman Jones catch a mess of punts. “Winning cures everything,” Terrell Owens said, then went to Jason Garrett’s office to gripe about the fact that he and Tony Romo wore the same hat to the post-game press conference. Ed Werder’s mustache is currently trying to lock down the scoop.

2. Speaking of locker room cancer, Sean Avery has played his last game as a Dallas Star, meaning the New York Post headline “Sloppy Seconds: Islanders Ink Avery” is officially in play. And I think we can all agree that was worth all this.

3. Thanks to wind gusts of up to 32 mph, Kenyan Noah Serem posted the slowest winning time (2 hours, 22 minutes, 7 seconds) at the White Rock Marathon since Ernesto Caballero ran a tortoise-like 2:33:12 in 2002. So, way to go, I guess.


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11 responses to “Leading Off (12/15/08): SportsBurner”

  1. yeah, right says:

    Can’t we talk about the new sport of shoe throwing?

  2. Steveâ„¢ says:

    Why was Keith Olbermann at that Baghdad press conference anyway?

  3. yeah, right says:

    Can someone figure out the punishment for engaging in this sport? I think it would be a wonderful national past-time for our wonderful soon-to-be past president.

  4. Bethany says:

    Or the feasibility of doing it at his house, since he’ll be so close?

  5. Daniel says:

    What is it with Muslims and shoes anyway?


  6. Steveâ„¢ says:

    What is it with Muslims period

  7. Bethany says:

    Don’t you mean muslin?

  8. Steveâ„¢ says:

    Muslin makes lousy shoes.

  9. Sean says:

    What’s Farsi for, “Don’t taze me, bro!”?

  10. JB says:

    I though I posted the slowest winning time. In fact, I have taken a break and will probably complete the marathon by May or June.

  11. xriva says:

    I thought I heard the Rangers signed the shoe-thrower as middle relief. At least eight years in office has taught W to duck.