1. Rocky the Musical: Can Silliman Help?

    "Yo, Adrian, watch dat. People in da front row watching everything we do." That's Rocky the Musical , a new Broadway project with Stallone's blessing. What do you think? Can they improve on perfection? Rocky , the movie, was gold...

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  2. Nude Hiking in the Alps a Possibility?

    "Enjoy our Hiking Trails! Clothing Optional" We're planning a European vacation in August. We like to hike but... but... when I pull up online brochures about trails in Germany and Switzerland, I'm confronted with frontal...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 2,642 reads 4 comments

  3. Officer Shaq and Shaq's Retirement

    Shaquille O'Neal has retired and says he might become a commentator on ESPN. I'd love to see it, truly...

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  4. Shaq's Retirement and the Operetta Shaqkobe

    Shaquille O'Neal may be the funniest 7'1'' Superstar who ever lived. Certainly he was one of the best basketball players of any size. Such a character as Shaq we may never see again...

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  5. Darts in the Olympics?

    Darts , an Olympic Sport? Darts, in the Olympics? Okay, all together. Let the laughter roll. We hate writing about things that will never come to fruition...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 1,187 reads 6 comments

  6. Defending Chess Boxing

    If you like to box and like to play chess (Klitschko brothers, anyone?) you'll be pleased to know the game I invented is still going strong in Europe. And recent information makes me feel the game has more benefits than negatives...

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  7. Jeff and the Van Gundys

    I love hearing Jeff Van Gundy comment on NBA games. He's not only very funny but may be the most articulate and knowing ex-coach calling the games. However, when he was a coach, he was even more fun...

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  8. Dirk Nowitzki: Song and Dance Tributes

    Dirk Nowitzki has serious game. Everything else about him, not so much. He's fun loving, shaggy, gawky and... Dirky. Ripe for parodies, songs, dances and lots of love from his fans...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 224 reads 4 comments

  9. Dissecting Fired Cricket Cheerleader Gabriella's Blog

    Pro cricket team Mumbai Indians fired one of their blonde cheerleaders, Gabriella Pasqualotto, for blogging. Please pick yourself up off the floor. Yes, pro cricket has cheerleaders! Cute ones...

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  10. Jimmy Goldstein: Lesser-Known Facts About NBA's Superfan

    Jimmy Goldstein carries a business card with three words on it: Fashion, Architecture, Basketball. Rarely do you ever hear of someone whipping out a business card with their passions on them rather than their business...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 34,453 reads 2 comments

  11. Enough World Series, Can We Agree?

    Enough World Series events, already! Okay? Stan Silliman is on his soapbox again. I swore to retire it as soon as I used the last bar of soap but this proliferation of World Series events forced me to drag it out from under the bed...

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  12. 2011 NBA Playoffs Nuggets vs. Thunder: Birdman vs. Air Congo

    Pictured above: Three guys without tattoos. Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder . The 4 vs 5 seeds in the West are two teams of contrasting personalities: One lead by a crafty veteran coach, the other by a youthful, energetic third-year coach...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 1,043 reads 1 comments

  13. Toledo Mud Hens Muddied in Historic Doubleheader

    The good news: The International League Toledo Mud Hens hosted the first professional opening day doubleheader. The better news: A near record 12,825 fans showed up on a Wednesday afternoon...

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  14. NBA Floppers: To Flop or Not to Flop

    To Flop or Not to Flop Some day, “floppers” will pay, says the NBA , in a big way. There will be fines, some players may mind, may even whine...

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  15. Silliman's Masters College Tie-in Fantasy League

    Will Clemson whip the Cardinals? Can the Yellow Jackets beat the Cowboys...at the Masters? Here we go, boys and girls, a chance to place friendly wagers on golfers from your favorite schools as they square off in Augusta...

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  16. Silliman's Silliest NCAA Championship Game Prop Bets

    Will Brad Stevens out cute Jim Calhoun? Will Shabazz Napier outscore Shawn Vanzant? Who will Charles Barkley refer to as "turrible?" We know much you love losing money on NCAA Final games so we've published our props for your wagering pleasure...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  17. Masters to Chris "Boomer" Berman: Stay Away, Stay Far Away

    ESPN will not be involved in televising the Masters Golf Tourney and especially not to be there is Chris Berman, ESPN's most prominent announcer...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 1,416 reads 4 comments

  18. Indian Model Poonam Pandey Says "If India Wins Cricket Cup, I'm Going Nude"

    Mumbai model Poonam Pandey promises a bare all if her cricket team beats Sri Lanka for the World Cup. In a news release from New Delhi, young model Pandey thinks nudity will inspire ...

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  19. Quote Loving Shaka Smart Should Love Chaka Quotes

    VCU coach Shaka Smart is a quote loving savant. I would have said "fool" instead of "savant" except there's not one thing foolish about the young coach for the Rams. He values education, holding a history degree and a master's in sociology...

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  20. Sideline Movers and Groovers: Getting Jiggy with the NCAA Basketball Coaches

    I love me some dancing basketball coaches. Sometimes they are as much fun to watch as the game itself. Did you see them? Did you catch the dancing coaches in the Big Dance? Did you catch their moves? We've collected a few videos for you...

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  21. Real Madrid vs. Unicaja Malaga Overtime Game: How To Drive an Announcer Batty

    The Euroleague has its own March Madness and, sometimes, enough action to send the announcer into Coocooville. Witness this overtime basketball game between Real Madrid and Unicaja Malaga, as called by Oscar Cuesta...

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  22. Per NCAA Lawyers: Don't Mess with March Madness

    Lawyers: Don't Mess With “March Madness” If you’re a biz planning a big “March Madness” promotion, think again...

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  23. NBA: Defending the Criami Heat

    A few Miami Heat players may have sobbed in the locker room after losing to the Bulls. Then, maybe they didn't...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 1,155 reads 3 comments

  24. 20,000 Women Heard About Wilt's 100 Point Game

    March 2nd was the 49th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's 100 point game against the Knicks in 1962. If you were one of the 38,000 people who claim to have seen the game or one of the million who saw it on television, send me a card...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 885 reads 2 comments

  25. Mike Tyson's "The President's Speech": The Back Story

    Mike Tyson made a hilarious video in which he parodies the Academy Award Best Movie "The King's Speech." In the video he helps George Bush overcome elocution problems...

    Stan  Silliman Written by Stan Silliman about over 3 years ago 1,504 reads 3 comments