Saturday, 27 April 2013

The owners of Stonehenge are seeking a general manager, one experienced in working with ancient artifacts. They've asked permission to speak to Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

After finishing 25-57, their second-worst record ever, the Phoenix Suns sacked GM Lance Blanks. And why not? The rest of the team was firing blanks.
The Calgary airport plans to renumber its runaways because the magnetic North Pole's drift necessitates realignment every 60-70 years. In other rare phenomena, the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs.

Friday, 26 April 2013

The Nets will lose part-owner Jay-Z,
whose U.S. nickname rhymes with hazy.
Up in Canada, that rhyme is dead,
for the Canucks pronounce it Jay-Zed.
Thack Moor Hill in England has been declared a mountain after surveyors measured it at 610 metres tall instead of 609. So it isn't just Yankees - Red Sox fans making mountains out of moor hills.
NBA Hall of Famer and 1976 U.S. Olympian Adrian Dantley, 58, now works in Maryland as a school crossing guard. Not really a surprise; Adrian was always good in traffic.

Thursday, 25 April 2013

The New York Times says some U.S. hospitals now allow patients’ canine and feline pets to visit along with family. Makes sense — especially if you need a CAT scan.
This week's Sports Deke gratuitous cheerleader picture. Click here.

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Barber Babes, a popular new salon in Australia, credits their success to offering haircuts by female stylists wearing only hot pants or bikini bottoms. Talk about a little off the top.

Three trending stories we're following: Lakers GM supports coach; correcting Tebow's throwing motion; and A-Rod's salary. Or Mitch, hitch and rich.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers tweeted "Adam Dunn just clogged the toilet in the clubhouse ... this happens at least twice a week." No wonder they keep Dunn out of the No. 2 spot.
Floyd Mayweather says having multiple girlfriends is acceptable, just like maintaining a fleet of cars. I said something similar to my wife once; suddenly I was sleeping in the garage.

On a bet, an Australian fisherman rode a log naked down a crocodile-infested river. Win—two cases of Jack Daniels. Lose—one case of a reptile dysfunction.

Monday, 22 April 2013

According to a new British study, people surrounded by happy, smiling faces tend to lose their feelings of aggression and anger. In a related story, Maple Leafs fans fight a lot.
What do you call Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel being the consensus No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA draft? The first Noel.

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Did I hear the San Antonio Spurs signed Tracy McGrady for his playoff experience? Isn't that like adding Charlie Brown to bolster your kicking team?
A new survey finds rude online behaviour is increasing, with two in five users saying a personal relationship ended over a virtual altercation. Think of it as antisocial media.
For the 12th time this year I caught just the last two minutes of an NBA game. For the 11th time I thought, "There's three hours I'll never get back."