Sunday, November 29, 2009

97th grey cup

the montreal alouettes just won the grey cup with a 28-27 win over the saskatchewan roughriders. david duvall won it with a field goal with no time left. congrats to them

Sunday, November 22, 2009

jimmie sohnson still champ and new cfl champ to be crowned

with a 5th place finish, jimmie johnson wins his FOURTH STRAIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. a remarkable feat. mark martin finished 12th. denny hamlin won the ford 400 b.t.w.

meanwhile the saskatchewan rough riders knocked out the defending grey cup champions calgary stampeders 27-17 and will face the montreal alouettes who massacred teh b.c. lions 56-18 in montreal. the grey cup is next week. and that will end "championship weeks" as i named it.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

checker auto parts 500

jimmie johnson redeems himself by winning in phoenix and leading the most laps on top of that. with mark martin finishing 4th, johnsons lead is now 108. johnson can win the championship with a 25th or better in homestead - which is the final race of the year one week from tonight.

Monday, November 09, 2009

20th anniversary in berlin

today marks the 20th anniversary of the berlin wall coming down marking the beginning of the end of communism in europe as we knew it. from the unification in germany toe the end of soviet communism change came. mass celebrations and reunions happened. there are still parts of the wall up. other parts are up around the world as a tribute to the event. an event to remember.

Sunday, November 08, 2009

dickies 500

kurt busch wins in texas. jimmie johnson gets into a crash with sam hornish and david reutimann (johnson got some help i think) and finishes 38th. mark martin finished 4th and jeff gordon finished 13th to close the gap on johnson considerably. martin is 73 back and gordon is 92 (if my memory serves me right). next week in phoenix and the last race is in homestead in two weeks. the two races should be good ones. thats 8 down and two to go. see ya in phoenix.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

new york yankees champions

the new york yankees are world series champions for the 27th time with a 7-3 win in game 6 over the phillies. hideki matsui drove in 6 runs to secure the win ( 2 run homer, 2 run double and 2 run single. a triple short of the cycle). first world series in the new yankee stadium. first yankees world series win since 2000 when they beat the mets. andy pettite got the win. hideki matsui was named world series mvp. he went 8 for 13 at the plate, including the 3 hits and 6 rbi's tonight. congrats to the yankees.

Monday, November 02, 2009

world series game 5

the phillies have won game 5 8-5. cliff lee got the win. a.j. burnett got the loss after giving up 6 runs in 2+ innings. chase utley got 2 home runs tonight and tied the world series record for most home runs in a world series with 5. game 6 is wednesday night in new york.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

world series game 4

the yankees are up three games to one with a 7-4 win in game 4. a pretty good game tonight. johnny damon started a two out three run rally in the top of the ninth with a heck of an at bat to secure it. game 5 tomorrow night in philadelphia.
amp energy 500

after a caution that brought a 13 minute red flag for ryan newmans crash, jamie mcmurray wins a wild finish under a green-white-checkered finish which had another crash starting after kurt busch got hit from behind. the wreck collected mark martin and jeff gordon. points leader jimmie johnson was ahead of the wreck and finished 6th increasing his lead to 186 pts over mark martin. jeff gordon is third 192 back. 7 races down 3 to go in the chase. next race is next sunday in texas and the dickies 500.