Foul Territory: An Offbeat Look At The Week In Sports
It was a wild week in the sporting world, with a BCS champion crowned, loads of trash talk, a No. 1 falling, and a meth bust in Mississippi. Jeffrey Boswell chimes in with his observations on Antonio Cromartie, the Auburn Tigers, Brandi Favre, Daniel Snyder, Ines Sainz' bold prediction, LeBron James' Tweets, and others.
Tom Brady Is An A-Hole
Antonio Cromartie called Tom Brady an "a-hole." If Brady calls Cromartie a "mo%#er fu#@er," would that even be considered an insult to a father of nine children with eight different mothers?
The No. 1 Duke Blue Devils Fall To Florida State
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Florida State shocked No. 1-ranked and previously undefeated Duke on Wednesday night, 66-61 in Tallahassee. It's the biggest win for North Carolina fans in two years.
May 21, 2011: Judgment Day
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This year's Judgment Day has been scheduled (tentatively, as always) for May 21, 2011. Not to be overshadowed, Brett Favre has scheduled a press conference for May 20, 2011 to announce his retirement and likely condemnation to Hell the following day.
Daniel Snyder Admits That He's A Terrible Owner
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The Washington Redskins Daniel Snyder admits his mistakes as an owner, and celebrates by paying $100 million for the rights to the adage "those who refuse to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it."
Ines Sainz Picks The Jets To Win The Super Bowl
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Mexican television reporter Ines Sainz has picked the New York Jets to win the Super Bowl. Can you imagine what would have went down had Sainz said the words "all the way" and "Jets" back in the summer when she was visiting New York's training camp? I'm guessing it would have put the "train" in "training camp."
LeBron James Tweets
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LeBron James directed a tweet at Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert after Cleveland lost to the Lakers by 55 points on Tuesday. Yes, karma is a bitch, and so is a sprained ankle for James the following night.
Brandi Favre Busted For Meth
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Brett Favre's sister Brandi was arrested in a meth raid in Diamondhead, Mississippi. It's reported that avid hunter Brett was expecting something entirely different when Brandi invited him to "come see my lab."
Carmelo Anthony Trade: Go Or No Go?
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Are the Denver Nuggets going to deal Carmelo Anthony or not? Although it's unclear what the Nuggets want in return for him, it's obvious they want to get "rid" for, if not of, Anthony.
NASCAR Says Driver Must Make A Choice
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NASCAR has mandated that drivers must choose only one of three series in which to compete for a championship. Reportedly, five-time champion Jimmie Johnson has been the only taker so far in the Sprint Cup series.
Auburn Gives SEC Fifth BCS Title
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Auburn wins the BCS championship on Monday night, giving the Southeastern Conference its fifth-straight BCS title. It seems the SEC's cup runneth over, as do the collection plates at SEC-area churches.