Friday, 31 October 2014

Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

One sign Riders quarterback Kerry Joseph may not be able to fill Darian Durant's shoes? Joseph sinks trying to walk on Wascana Lake.
Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.
The N.Y. Post reports Romanian officials will allow an elementary school’s anatomy class to keep using the skeleton of a former headmaster. In fact they made no bones about it.


HEADMASTER STILL THE HEAD OF THE CLASS

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

The fastest-growing restaurant chain in the U.S. is called Twin Peaks. In a related story, Katy Perry will perform at the Super Bowl.
Never in doubt: Peyton Manning breaking Brett Favre’s record for career TD passes. Ever in doubt: Brett Favre responding by coming out of retirement.
Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

RJ’s Groaner of the Week
California firefighters staged a rooftop rescue to free a woman stuck in the chimney of a home owned by a man she’d just started dating. Where’d they meet? At a shingles bar?
Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.
According to Elliotte Friedman, the best thing scouts said about Oilers rookie Leon Draisaitl was he doesn’t cheat. It’s also the best thing my wife can say about me.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash is out for the season with nerve damage. It’s a shame the Lakers couldn’t sign Carmelo Anthony; I hear he’s got a lot of nerve.
Another Sports Deke random ice crew pic. We bring good cheer.
The marriage rate in North America has hit an all-time low, with one in five 25-year-olds having never married. On the bright side, fewer 26-year-olds are getting divorced.

Sunday, 26 October 2014

I was invited to a Hallowe’en party and wanted to dress up as something really horrifying. I’m going as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber.
At the WTA Finals, Eugenie Bouchard lost in straight sets to Ana Ivanovic. Roughly 2,000 people attended the Bouchard-Ivanovic match — 8,000 if you include photographers.

Saturday, 25 October 2014

NOTE FROM SPORTS DEKE: Occasionally I have more than one punchline idea (sometimes I use one as my column headline). Case in point, the following two offerings. See which you prefer.

Royals catcher Salvador Perez claims he has worn women’s perfume during every game this season. Who says the Royals success isn’t heaven scent?

Royals catcher Salvador Perez credits his success this season to wearing women’s perfume during games. With him behind the plate, opposing batters have a lot of whiffs.
New Zealand singer Lorde's song Royals has been banned from San Francisco radio during the World Series. For good measure, they banned Justin Bieber, just because.
Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.

Friday, 24 October 2014

When Romanian tennis star Simona Halep was 17 she had her breasts surgically reduced to 34C. Still, she's been big in Fed Cups.
Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.
There are some people who think we have heard the last of retired Yankee Derek Jeter. They’re sadly mythtaken.


DEREK JETER RETIRED

Thursday, 23 October 2014

A reality TV show has been launched in Japan starring a bikini-wearing girl pop group who fans can ask on dates and even marry. Would that make them a wedding band?
A recent study has found professional athletes are more prone to dental problems. Who commissioned that study, the NHLPA?
Another Sports Deke random cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Word is new Lions placekicker Mike Prater was asked by a Detroit reporter how he’s been handling his drinking problem. I think that’s a loaded question.