Pro Bowl Blues

January 30, 2012 – 4:44 am by Hickey

You know a good joke? This game!

An excerpt from Sunday’s conversation —

Phillips: Do you think you can have something for tomorrow?

Me: Of course, no problem.

And then I realized what day it was. The day of the Pro Bowl and the NHL All-Star Game. What the hell am I going to write about?

Peyton Manning and Jim Irsay? Overdone, with or without Rob Lowe.

Djokovic and Nadal’s epic Aussie Open final match? This is America. You don’t care.

The Heat beating the Bulls when Derrick Rose missed a couple of free throws in the final 30 seconds? I don’t want to talk about it. Personal issues.

The Winter X Games? Do I look like a pothead to you? And why aren’t Doritos a more prominent sponsor of that even, anyway?

Tiger Woods finishing in third place in Abu Dhabi? Wake me up when he actually wins, preferably some place where one can actually grow grass naturally.

Wondering why Sonic The Hedgehog is now in Progressive commercials when hedgehogs clearly have no need to be insured? Not really sports-related.

So here I am, so desperate to share anything you might find interesting that I have begun perusing my You Tube favorites. And I think I found one that hits the spot. Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the highlight reel of John Paxson’s playing career randomly set to rap music:


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  1. One Response to “Pro Bowl Blues”

  2. Sonic may need to insure all of his gold rings considering they go flying everywhere any time he gets the slightest touch.

    By Cousin Charlie on Feb 1, 2012

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