Monday, May 31, 2010

stanley cup game 2

it took two goals in 38 seconds for chicago to win game two 2-1 and go up two games to none in the series. the series now goes to philadelphia gor games 3 and 4. game 3 is wednesday.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

coca cola 600

man kurt busch owned this one. led the most laps and won nascars longest race. he must have lead close to 250 of the 400 laps. i didnt see the updated standings. next race next week in pocono.
94th indianapolis 500

dario franchitti won his second indianapolis 500 earlier today. saw bits and pieces of it at work. he got a big wreath and a jug of milk and a big sum of money. congrats to dario

Saturday, May 29, 2010

lakers make suns set, blackhawks win game one

with a 111-103 win in game 6, the los angeles lakers are returning to the nba finals to defend their title against the boston celtics. the series starts in los angeles on thursday night.

meanwhile in chicago, the blackhawks draw first blood in the stanley cup with a 6-5 win over the flyers. quite a game tonight. game 2 is monday night.
halladay perfect for phillies

roy halladay of the philadelphia phillies just threw a perfect game in a 1-0 victory over the florida marlins. second perfect game this season and 20th overall. wow. congrats to halladay.

Friday, May 28, 2010

celtics outlast magic

on their third try, the boston celtice win game 6 96-84 and the series 4 games to 2. the magic made this a series after going down three games, but couldn't continue it tonight. the celtics are now in the nba finals where they await the suns/lakers series. the lakers lead that one 3-2 and can wrap it up tomorrow.

Monday, May 24, 2010

flyers snuff out habs

the philadelphia flyers win game 5 4-2 and the series four games to one and will now face the chicago blackhawks. flyers first trip to the finals since 1997. schedule to be out shortly.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

blackhawks take bite out of share, in cup final

with a 4-2 win, the chicago blackhawks complete a four game sweep of the san jose sharks and will make their first trip to the stanley cup finals since 1992. it will be the first cup games at the united centre as well. the united centre opened in 1995. who will they face? follow the flyers/habs series. that one has the flyers up 3 games to 1.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

nascar all star race

kurt busch just won the all star race tonight and wins a cool million bucks in the process. even with a scraped up right side meeting the wall he still drove it home. jeff gordon finished 20th, jimmie johnson 13th martin truek i believe was second and kevin harvick i think was 9th. a great race tonight. next up the coca cola 600 a week from tomorrow also in charlotte.

correction. kevin harvick finished 6th

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

the london 2012 mascots
these guys came out earlier today. the one on the left is named mandeville representing the paralympics. the one on the right is named wenlock. both were named after towns around london. whaddya think? i'm kinda liking them personally.

Monday, May 17, 2010

survivor heroes vs villains

a crazy end to i think was an entertaining season, the survivor finale prduced a two time sole survivor in sandra diaz-twine who got six of the nine jury votes. parvatti shallow got the other three while russel hantz got none. next one is in nicaragua in the fall. great end to a great season last night i say.

Friday, May 14, 2010

flyers cap comeback, will play montreal in east finals

in an unbelievable game the flyers, who were trailing the series three games to none and trailing game seven 3-0, win game 7 4-3 and wins the series 4-3 and became the 3rd nhl team to come back from three games down to win the series. in a cruel twist of fate for the bruins - the winning goal came after a too many men on the ice call. that 31 years to the week the bruins hada similar call go against them against montreal. montreal then tied it on the ensuing power play and won in overtime.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

boston cuts down cavs

with a 98-84 win in game 6, the boston celtics are in the eastern conference finals where they will face the orlando magic. the series starts in orlando over the weekend.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

habs eliminate stanley cup champs, flyers force game 7

unbelievale. the montreal canadiens earlier tonight took out the stanley cup champions pittsburgh penguins in game 7 winning 5-2 and will wait for the bruins/flyers series. the flyers after being down three games to none, have come back to even it at three with a 2-1 win over the bruins. lats team to come back three games down to win was the new york islanders in 1975 against pittsburgh. they almost did the same to the flyers the same year. game 7 between boston and philly is friday night.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

blackhawks take out canucks

the chicago blackhawks win game 6 5-1 and win the series 4 games to 2 over the vancouver canucks and will now face the san jose sharks in the western conference final. that should be a good series. dates and start times later.

Monday, May 10, 2010

magic dismantle hawks, can lakers do same

the orlando magic swept the atlanta hawks in four straight games, capped off with a 98-84 win in atlanta. they await the cleveland vs boston winner. meanwhile the lakers are up 53-34 in the 2nd quarter in utah. they also can end it tonight. update later.

lakers win 111-96 over utah and win series 4-0 and wil face the phoenix suns in the west final

Sunday, May 09, 2010

suns burn spurs to nothing

the phoenix suns, with a 107-101 win, sweep the san antonio spurs out of the playoffs and will be in the conference finals against either the l.a. lakers or utah jazz lakers lead that one three games to none with game four tomorrow.
oakland pitcher perfect

oakland a's pitcher dallas braden threw a perfect game in oakland's 4-0 win over the tampa bay rays. he became the 19th pitcher in mlb history to do so. he also threw oaklands first perfect game since may 1968 when jim 'catfish' hunter did it. a rare feat indeed.

Saturday, May 08, 2010

denny hamlin wins in darlington, can sharks take bite out of wings?

denny hamlin wins at the track "too tough to tame" after taking the lead on the last restart. he also won the nation wide race last night as well. kevin harvick stays in the points lead wit ha sixth place finish. jimmie johnson got sideswiped after a.j. almendinger spun low on the track, slid up the track at a high rate and hit johnson pretty hard. both drivers got out okay.

meanwhile with less than six minutes to go, san jose leads detroit 2-1 and if they hang on will eliminate the red wings and go to the conference finals. update later.

update: san jose does win game 5 2-1 and knocked out detroit.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

nba playoff action

the atlanta hawks beat the milwaukee bucks 95-74 to go to the second round and will play the orlando magic startinf tuesday. meanwhile the l.a. lakers won game one 104-99 over the utah jazz to start their second round series. yesterday the cleveland cavaliers beat the boston celtics to start their second round series. tomorrow the spurs and the suns start their series.

Saturday, May 01, 2010

crown royal 400

kyle busch OWNED this race leading 229 laps and winning in richmond. retook the lead on the last restart passing jeff gordon to win. kevin harvick is in the points lead with his 3rd place finish and jimmie johnson finishing 10th. next race is at the track "too tough to tame" next saturday night.