Thursday, 18 December 2014

I may have just had a Freudian slip. I meant to type “N.Y. Jets,” but it came out “N.Y. Jest.”
Another Sports Deke Christmas cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.
MLB referee crew chief Dale Scott announced he’s gay. He could be the first umpire out at the plate.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The Astros said an October Taylor Swift concert at Minute Maid Park will be moved if it conflicts with a postseason game. Right. And I told my wife I’d be late for dinner if Kate Upton calls.


TAYLOR SWIFT SCHEDULE CONFLICT?
Rumour has it Edmonton’s Rexall Place might change its name to The Rec Room. May as well make the Oilers comfortable living in the basement.
Another Sports Deke Christmas ice crew pic. We bring good cheer.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

RJ’s Groaner of the Week
Yahoo! Sports claims Jon Lester signed with the Cubs due to his trust of president Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer. Or as Red Soxs fans now call the trio, the Lester of two evils.
It looks more and more like ex-CBC host Jian Ghomeshi's goose is cooked. I wonder if he roughed it up before stuffing it?
Another Sports Deke Christmas cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Possible docudrama titles after a snake was tossed over the counter at a Saskatoon Tim Hortons:  
3. Fang ‘Em High;  
2. Snakes on the Plains;  
1. Horton Heard a Hiss.
Another Sports Deke Christmas ice crew pic. We bring good cheer.
The Parents Television Council said of the recent Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: “It gets aired because it’s beautiful women in skimpy lingerie." Hmm. They make it sound like a bad thing.

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Another Sports Deke Christmas cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.
Dirk Nowitzki told ESPN he uses two fingers when he follows through on free throws. That’s one more than Johnny Manziel uses following through on fan salutes.
Rangers defenceman Kevin Klein lost part of his ear during a game, had the team doctor sew it on and returned to score the overtime winner. At least according to the Lobe and Mail.

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Football coach Gary Anderson reportedly left Wisconsin over unhappiness “with UW’s strict academic standards.” Like what? Making players go to class?
How about the UK uproar over LeBron James putting his arm around the Duchess of Cambridge’s shoulders during a photo-op? You’d think he was making a no-look pass.
Another Sports Deke Christmas cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Making mistakes? I wrote the book on it. No one will publish it because of all the errors.
REPRISE:

Q: What do you get if you combine a one-time NHL MVP with two Stanley Cup-winning brothers, a two-time NBA MVP and a former NFL MVP?

A: Crosby, Staals, Nash and Young.
Another Sports Deke Christmas ice crew pic. We bring good cheer.

Thursday, 11 December 2014

A pleasant surprise at Sports Deke this morning: someone made a very generous donation. Thank you! I know who you are, but if you want your name to be known, please comment. Otherwise, thanks again!
Ex-NFL centre Jason Brown, who recently left football and a $37-million contract, has reportedly harvested his first sweet potato crop. Might be the first pro who volunteered for the farm system.
Another Sports Deke Christmas cheerleader pic. We bring good cheer.
Anyone else think Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman looks more like a marked stressed man?