Paul, World Cup Predicting Octopus, Dies

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

The octopus that correctly predicted the results to each of Germany's World Cup matches has been found dead in his tank. Officials at the Sea Life Aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany do not suspect foul play. "Paul" who gained fame this summer by correctly identifying the winner of each of Germany's matches ...

Why Baseball is Better Than Soccer, Part One Million

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The World Cup is great. Really is. But it's still got nothing on baseball. Yesterday, when the Netherlands scored to make it 3-1 in the second half, the commentators conceded that it was all but over and the Dutch were headed to the final. And this was with a good 20 ...

Link Dump!

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Diplomatic trash talk heading into USA v. England. No, I mean these are real diplomats - Deadspin Rex Ryan: motivating the US soccer team. Go, F-cking Overlords of Death! - Kissing Suzy Kolber Your fantasy football defense rankings for 2010 - Fantasy Knuckleheads Did Strasburg hit 103 last night? - DC Sports Bog Apparently ...

TheBaker’s World Cup Breakdown: Group E

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

The next few days are centered around two things for me: 1.) digest everything World Cup-related I can in preparation for my favorite sporting event. 2.) catchup on all my shows to clear space on the DVR for those early morning Eastern Time Zone kickoffs. (The History Channel's "America: The Story of ...

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Friday, June 4th, 2010

Meet Phillips and many other blog luminaries in person at Blogs With Balls 3 in Chicago this weekend! - BWB LeBron is planning a Stones-like world tour before he picks a team - Fanhouse Not to celebrate an injury, which I'm not, I swear, but this ought to help team USA's chances ...

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Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

100 days until the World Cup begins - Steady Burn Apparently, it's "safe" for the Big Ten to expand. I'm glad it's Rutgers getting all the talk. Heaven knows we wouldn't want anyone actually good at any sports to join the league - No Guts, No Glory Tony Greene is bad at ...

Shenae Grimes Picture and Today’s Links

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Shenae Grimes is on the new version of "90210." We're also fairly certain she needed help to get into those pants. Highlights from the US national team's miraculous comeback vs. Costa Rica last night - YouTube Do the Cubs have anything to feel good about for next season? - Zoner Sports The Redskins ...

Sarah Shahi Topless Picture and Today’s Links

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Sarah Shahi is relaxing. I could really use some relaxing right about now. The Mike Zimmer story is really, really sad. And no, the Bengals beating Baltimore on Sunday does not make it better - Shutdown Corner Jonathan Crompton is your SEC player of the week. You read that right - A ...