Wednesday, August 31, 2011

end of august already.

man where did august go. lots of baseball, cfl football, nfl preseason is going after getting a cba deal done in july, and nascar racing. felt like a fall day today as well. september is going to be good. nascar decides the chase for the championship, nfl regular season gets underway, baseball pennant races go full swing and hockey training camps begin. tons of fun.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

night racing at bristol

brad keselowski wins at the worlds fastest half miler. he wasnt the dominant driver, but got the lead after a pit stop and cruised. martin truex jr finished second, jeff gordon was third, and jimmie johnson was fourth. jimmie johnson is tied for the points lead with kyle busch, but busch has the lead based on more wins than jimmie (2-1). next race is in atlanta on september 4th.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

grand slamming record

in a 22-9 win over the oakland a's, the new york yankees hit a record 3 grand slam home runs in a game. robinson cano in the 5th, russel martin in the 6th and curtis granderson in the 8th did the trick. once down 2-7, the yankees got 4 runs in the 5th, 4 runs in the 6th, 6 runs in the 7th and 6 runs in the 8th. quite a game.

Monday, August 15, 2011

another baseball milestone

jim thome of the minnesota twins hit his 600th career home run in a 9-6 twins win. he is the 8th player to reach the milestone. congrats to jim.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

the red green show

finally got my hands on the middle three seasons of the gred green show (seasons 7-9 named the delinquient years). at the moment om watching season 12 in the "mid-life crisis years" afterwards i will watch seasons 7-9. now all i have to do is pre-order the last three seasons (seasons 13-15 named the geezer years). that comes out sept. 20th. then i will have all 15 seasons.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

3 sided racing

brad keselowski won in pocono WITH A BUSTED UP FOOT!! how he raced i dont know. jimmie johnson finished fourth and stil trails carl edwards in the points. next week we go road racing in watkins glen NY.