Leading Off (4/14/09)

1. It’s not just Dallas trying to get the College Football Hall of Fame to relocate here from South Bend, Indiana. Arlington is offering its own pitch, which I imagine goes like this: “Hey, we’ve got Six Flags, the ballpark, the new Cowboys stadium – what’s one more huge parking lot off I-30?” (Bonus opinion: As Tim noted, the reason no one goes to the CFHoF is not because it’s in South Bend. It’s because even college football fans like me don’t care. What, I want to read about how a bunch of Heisman Trophy winners dominated their sport before failing in the NFL? Really?)

2. TCU has decided to put on hold its plans to offer housing to gay students and their supporters, quite probably because of the negative reaction the decision sparked, and possibly because fraternities worried they would no longer throw the best parties on campus.

3. Police think they may have apprehended the M Streets carjacker after another jacking at Mockingbird and Abrams on Monday. Now I can finally start going to Curves again.

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13 responses to “Leading Off (4/14/09)”

  1. 1: I don’t think Arlington has any incentive money left after the stadium deal.

    3: you owe me breakfast for the vision of you actually being in Curves.

  2. Chris says:

    1. Incentive money is not needed, its private funds.

  3. Don't...Just Don't says:

    curves link fail

  4. Don't...Just Don't says:

    eric, the curves link. fix it.

  5. Eric Celeste says:

    Quit yelling at me! I’m sensitive!

  6. Becca says:

    Eric might need a time out at the cool-down station

  7. Don't...Just Don't says:

    thank you eric.

  8. Daniel says:

    Fraternities always seemed suspiciously “homoerotic” to me. Not that anything’s wrong with that.

  9. Lodowick Brodie Cobb Allison says:

    (2)- If anybody knows about what kind of parties a bunch of gay college-age men would throw, it’s Mr. Celeste.

    He’s our resident expert on the subject. Well done, sir.

  10. Michael Bluth says:

    2) As someone with teh ghey, let me just say that TCU doesn’t know what they’re missing. They could have had one seriously tricked out dorm.

  11. MP says:

    (3) I wonder if Lakewood First and Ten is serving the smoked chicken tonight. If so, I will be able to grab some without packing heat.

  12. brett says:

    2) My number one rule while in college: It doesn’t pay to pay to have friends.