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UFC 71 – Chuck vs. Rampage – Easy money

The Chuck Liddell vs. Rampage Jackson fight is being hyped as a great fight when I think it is a little overblown. Chuck has destroyed his last 7 opponents, all by knockout. These include Couture (twice), Vernon White, Jeremy Horn, Babalu and Tito. Also, Chuck has successfully avenged 2 of his 3 losses and these include Couture and Horn with Rampage as the last notch that needs to be marked up.

I do want to show highlights of the Liddell/Rampage fight one because Rampage did give him a beat down. Check it out below:

Here is the line for the fight = Liddell – 180, Jackson +150. This is not good money but Liddell is a sure thing. He has avenged every loss and has been dominant and Rampage looked like garbage versus Marvin Eastman. Here is how I think the Rampage fight will end, a repeat of the Silva destruction:

Liddell will bring the pain.

This is not a good UFC card to make any money. I am sure there will be some upsets but the big names should prevail.

I am taking:
Liddell= -180
Parisyan= – 300
Jardine= -550
Leben= -260

Good luck and for all you Rampage fans…he is going to get destroyed. Chuck is a man on a mission and he has never failed when he wants to avenge a loss. Chuck knows what he is getting with Rampage and I am predicting a lethal 2nd round knockout.

Enjoy the videos.

Flash Flash

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May 25, 2007 Posted by | Chuck Liddell, mma, Rampage Jackson, ufc | 2 Comments

The Da-Schilling Code: The real Translation of his Bonds Apology

Sorry for the slow response on this one but I really needed to process and use my sleuthing skills to figure out the real meaning of the Curt Schilling apology. So what I am going to do is cut and paste Curt’s apology from his www.38pitches.com blog, put his words in quotes and then translate the true meaning of what Mr. Schilling is attempting to say.

Curt Schilling: “Everyone has days and events in life they’d love to push the rewind button on, yesterday was one of those days. Regardless of my opinions, thoughts and beliefs on anything Barry Bonds it was absolutely irresponsible and wrong to say what I did. I don’t think it’s within anyone’s right to say the things I said yesterday and affect other people’s lives in that way.”

Translation: I do not really believe anything I just spewed out on my blog because all I really did was attract more attention to myself and that is my true goal in life. I have always spoken my mind and the first thing that comes to mind and forms on the lips is what I am going to say. Everybody loves me so I can just blab away about anything baseball related or socially interesting at that time.

Curt Schilling: “I’d love to tell you I was ambushed, misquoted, misinterpreted, something other than what it was, but I wasn’t. I’m thinking that waking up at 8:30 am to do the weekly interview we do with WEEI is probably not the greatest format and if you heard the interview it’s not hard to realize that I’m usually awake about 30-45 seconds before it begins. That’s still no excuse or reason to say what I did, or even answer the question that was asked. The question I was asked and the answer I gave yesterday affected a lot more people than just he and I. His wife, his children, his friends and his family were all affected by that, as were mine and my teammates.”

Translation: Nobody likes to get up early so if I blame the idea that I made these comments on being tired cause I just woke up I bet all of Red Sox Nation and for that matter the whole nation will be sympathetic to me because who likes to get up early. Who really wants to take responsibility for what they say anymore, I am just going to blame my comments on the fact that I was tired and see if millions of educated Americans buy this idea. I will keep my fingers crossed on this one.

Curt Schilling: “As someone who’s made it very clear I have major issues with members of the media that take little or no pride in their work it’s the height of hypocrisy for me to say what I did, in any forum. I started this blog to give people a look into the life we live on and off the field, not to get into back and forths with people I don’t like or have issues with. Doing that will only make this a rant-filled, no content bunch of words.”

Translation: Nobody likes the media anymore so I better throw them into this apology so people can relate to that. Also, I do not know what hypocrisy means but a lot of people have been calling me a hypocrite so I better say I am one so my apology seems more sincere.

Curt Schillig: “Quite a few people have tossed Biblical references my way in the past week or so after the Thorne incident in Baltimore talking about turning the other cheek and being above the fray. I’ve often thought I do and try to be that way, but it’s very clear in the last two weeks I’ve done the exact opposite. That’s not to say I won’t respond when I feel someone’s calling me out and is wrong, but doing so in every instance will serve no one and only make me say and act like the very people I have issues with.”

Translation: I definitely need to discuss the bible so this is where I insert that point and just for fun I will also have to talk about Jesus and my faith, stay tuned for those comments. Nobody can criticize me when I throw out religious references and my faith because even that is still off limits in America.

Curt Schilling: “The only perfect human to walk the face of the earth died a few thousand years ago, that much I know. I am far from perfect and make more than my share of mistakes, which is something I have no problem with because that’s part of being human. However when my mistakes adversely affect other peoples lives, that’s a big deal. It was a callous, reckless and irresponsible thing to say, and for that I apologize to Barry, Barry’s family, Barry’s friends and the Giants organization, my teammates and the Red Sox organization as well as anyone else who may have been offended by the comments I made.”

Translation: Ding ding ding. Yup it is Jesus time. So if I reference Jesus now and say that only one person has ever been perfect than I will show that I am humble and not really as full of myself as I know I am. I am actually Jesus but if I told people that I might lose some fans so for now I will just keep it to myself. I am going to try and spin this and never take back my words so I will only apologize to people that were offended because I am sure that is only a couple of people because everyybody knows that Barry did all the things he said and even if he did not I was able to get myself a few days in the press and on Sportscenter and places like that and I am simply here to promote myself.

Flash Flash’s translation: Schilling is a disgusting human being. I think he might spontaneously combust when he retires because it will be nearly impossible to get as much media attention versus when he played baseball. He is only concerned about himself and how he is portrayed by fans and in the media. He does not think before he speaks and makes it more difficult to be his teammate because it is exhausting to defend him on an almost daily basis. He does not have Hall of Fame numbers so he needs to promote himself as much as possible so he can make it to Cooperstown. I hope he only gets invited there to clean the toilets.

I actually give Bonds credit for not suing Schilling. That only would have given Schilling another vehicle to get in the limelight.

Flash Flash

May 11, 2007 Posted by | Cooperstown, ESPN, Francona, MLB, Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, Schilling, Terry Francona | 11 Comments

Curt Schilling: Great American Hypocrite

Man I am sick and tired of Curt Schilling. He has the nerve to go on public radio in Boston and speak to the thousands listening on his opinion if and when Bonds breaks Aaron’s home run record. Schilling took the argument a step further than the aveage baseball player’s comments and is on record stating:

“I mean, he admitted that he used steroids,” Schilling said during his weekly appearance on sports radio WEEI’s “Dennis and Callahan” show. “I mean, there’s no gray area. He admitted to cheating on his wife, cheating on his taxes, and cheating on the game, so I think the reaction around the league, the game, being what it is, in the case of what people think. Hank Aaron not being there. The commissioner [Bud Selig] trying to figure out where to be. It’s sad.

Admitted cheating on his wife, taxes and the game. Are you kidding me? Bonds has never been convicted of any of these accusations and he has never tested positive for any banned substances.

Here is why Schilling is a hypocrite…Schilling set up a blog (38pitches.com) to do some nice things like raise awareness for ALS and to give a pretty good recap for the fans on certain games but what he also uses it for is to publically attack members of the press and media that talk about him. He set up the blog so he has a venue to speak his truth about public issues like the recent conspiracy on his game 6 bloody sock and so he has a venue to clarify anything he feels the press incorrectly portrays. He wants the blog to speak the truth all of the time. Well Curt, you hypocrite, if you want people to speak the truth about you, you better speak and have your facts in order. Curt.. you owe Bonds a serious and public apology for bringing up ideas that were heresay and voiced in the court of public opinion and not in the court of our legal system. Schilling was flat out WRONG with his comments and should be held accountable.

When you had the chance to speak to Congress about steroids you weaseled out of it and you were even discussed as being a user back in 2004. Not even your teamate and clubhouse leader Big Papi agree with you. He thinks Bonds is an incredible talent…read this ESPN article (Schilling, Papi on different sides of Bonds debate).

Schilling was quick to judge and attack Gary Thorne regarding the painted sock and the Doug Mirabelli comments. I think he called out Thorne for not having his facts straight. Public opinion and personal opinion are not facts. The facts are as follows.. Bonds has never tested positive for a banned substance, in grand jury testimony Bonds said he never knowingly took sterooids, Bonds has never admitted to cheating on his wife and Bonds has never admitted to cheating on his taxes. THESE ARE THE FACTS. Whether or not you believe him does not matter…these are the facts plain and simple.

My guess is you write a blog about your Bonds comments so you can simply bring more attention to yourself, you self serving weasel. You owe Bonds an apology and I want to hear it soon.

Flash Flash

P.S. Runny is out in Vegas so you will have to wait for his picks. I am sure you will get a recap of how he did. I know he hit it nice with the Pirates 15 inning win last night.

May 9, 2007 Posted by | ESPN, Fenway, MLB, Red Sox, Sports, Steroids | 4 Comments

Roger Clemens: Will he matter?

You must have heard the news by now, Roger Clemens is coming back to the Yankees. I do not think anybody thinks he is going to be the clear cut leader to start at the top of their rotation and he is probably more like a 2 or 3 starter at this point in his career.

There is one thing the Yankees really need from Roger and it has nothing to do with how fast he can throw, how many games he wins, how many strikeouts he tosses….they need his attitude. The old Roger had a I do not give a F*ck who you are, I am going to throw inside, I am going to brush you back, I am going to hit you. Just ask Mike Piazza if he liked having a broken bat thrown at him. The Yanks need the attitude. Torre is managing a clean “we are better that, we will not retaliate” approach to things and the Yanks do not need that. Their pitchers need to protect their hitters.

In today’s game versus Seattle, the Yanks finally had some fire. Josh Phelps went hard into Johjima at home and took him out of the play, then Washburn hit Phelps, both sides were warned and Proctor came in and pegged a guy to start a bench clearing almost brawl.

The Yanks need the intensity, they need the fire Roger provides. Wins will be great but the desire, the fire and intensity will be far more valuable. Now Yanks fans just need to keep their fingers crossed that Roger is coming to NY to do more than collect a paycheck, he needs to change the mindset of the pitching staff and get the pitchers fired up. Roger can be the missing piece to the rotation but it will only be the case if he brings his “A” game intensity wise and teaches the rotation and bullpen to take pride in their team, protect their teamates and regain some of the confidence they have lost through the troubles the pitching staff has encountered this year.

As a Yanks fan, I am hoping Roger is coming to town as a mentor and a leader. This is really what the Yanks need at this point in the season. Welcome back Roger!!!

Flash Flash

May 7, 2007 Posted by | Mariners, MLB, New York, Roger Clemens, Scott Proctor, State of the Yankees, Yankees | 4 Comments

DaiSuckit Matsuzaka – the name says it all!!!

Name one interesting stat about Dice-K this year. Ok how about this one… His ERA has gone up in every single start this season:

1.29
2.57
2.70
4.00
4.36
5.45

How about another one…Dice-K has issued the 9th most walks in the AL this year.

How about this one…Dice-Ks two best starts were on the road. His home numbers are horrible. Lets take a look:

Home ERA – 5.79
Home IP – 14
Home Hits given up – 16 hits
Opposing Batting Avg. against at home – .291

Enjoy Red Sox fans. Have fun with his home starts and have even more fun when teams see him multiple times in a season. it is going to get ugly. Very ugly. This in fact might be the most overpaid baseball player int he history of the league and he has BUST written all over him.

Here is a great Dice-K quote from last night’s game:

“Today as I came off of the mound and I looked at my own pitching and with the way that I have been pitching lately, I definitely know that I need to change something,” Matsuzaka said.

You are darn right you need to change something…. your address!!! You will not succeed here like you did in Japan. You might be better off in the National League but your season will not be a successfuly one in the United States.

May 4, 2007 Posted by | Dice-K, Japan, Matsuzaka, Red Sox | 9 Comments

Donovan McNabb = Charmin extra soft

I just had to comment on the Donovan McNabb sensitivity training that is going on right now in Philadelphia. Here is the timeline:

Saturday, April 28, 2007 – Before the Eagles are ready to draft Kevin Kolb, QB, Houston, Andy Reid called Donovan McNabb to tell him about the pick and to make sure Donovan knew Kolb was not a threat. McNabb did not answer his phone. McNabb than texted ESPN reporter Michael Smith to say he was not happy about the pick. McNabb’s agent says he was totally baffled with the Eagles pick.

Monday, May 1, 2007 – McNabb worked out at the Eagles facility for 5 hours and did not speak with Andy Reid who was also there. The press picks up on the tension, calls Donovan’s dad to get some quotes out of him (Click here for the quotes: Father says his son can always find job)

Tuesday, May 2, 2007 – McNabb and Reid finally sit down to talk about the draft and clear the air. (Click here for article: Reid, McNabb finally catch up)

Now why is all of this news. Why does Andy Reid have to call Donovan McNabb to explain the Eagles pick? Last time I looked Donovan is not in charge of player moves, he is not the GM and therefore the Eagles do not need to warn him or ask his permission. What you basically have here is a sensitive QB that needs to be babied. Donovan grew up going to private school at upper crust prep school called Mt. Carmel in the Chicago area. He had to be babied when TO called him out. He had to be babied during Jeff Garcia’s success because Philly rallied behind Garcia and then essentially is the reason the Birds did not re-sign Garcia. He now has to be babied during the draft when the Eagles drafted a QB with their first pick.

C’mon Donovan. Grow a spine. You are the leader of the team, you are not some emotional wreck that needs to be coddled at any sign of an emotional challenge. The Eagles should man-up themselves and stop their elitist treatment of you. In my eyes you are one of the softest QBs in the league. Richard Seymour changed you when he decimated you in the Super Bowl. You have not been the same since. I do not know if Kolb is the answer and I would have loved to watch you compete with Garcia for the right to lead the Eagles because you need a swift kick to the butt. Running a team from the QB position is not a privilege that you simply step in to each year, you need to earn it and prove yourself 100% of the time. I do not think the Eagles will ever win a Super Bowl under your leadership because you are a baby and as soft as an extra soft roll of Charmin toilet paper.

May 2, 2007 Posted by | Eagles, ESPN, Kolb, Philadelphia, Sports | Leave a comment