Whitt's End: 8.19.11

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​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:

  • Talked to the family of Shannon Stone for next week's Observer column. Wait until you hear their other sad story involving a souvenir ball from a Rangers game. Sorry, you have to wait.

  • Not real bothered by Thursday night's walk-off loss in Anaheim by the Rangers. They took three of four and all but buried the Angels, leading by six with 37 remaining. The two new relievers -- Koji Uehara and Mike Adams -- are good, but those suckers also know how to give up the homer don't they?

  • I feel sorta guilty filling up my swimming pool in the middle of a "conserve water!" drought, but I had a crack that for months sent my water bill above $200. The solution? Drain the pool, fix the crack/leak and then refill. I'll be honest, refilling takes two hoses running full blast for about 20 hours. If you died of thirst during the heat wave the last two days, my bad.

  • Love the fact that Jason Garrett extends an open invite to any former player. Have seen Leon Lett, Charles Haley and Larry Allen at practices this camp. Hard to stomach that there was a time when the invited former players were named Harry Carson and Jim Burt. One more time -- with feeling -- eff you, Bill Parcells.

  • Mavs-Heat be damned, I'd pay to watch a seven-game series between Georgetown and China's Bayi Rockets. Wow.

  • Hot.

  • Not.

  • A&M to the SEC? To me it's a joke. Notre Dame to the Big 12? You heard it first right here last week ... and it's gaining momentum.

  • Had my first experience with a red-light camera last week. Got a ticket in the mail from the city of Plano. No way. Couldn't have been me. I don't even ... sure enough, it was me. Turning right on red at Legacy Drive onto the Tollway south. I slowed down, but didn't completely stop. Pictures. Even video of the "violation." I could fight it. Or just learn a $77 lesson. Damn you, Big Brother!

  • I love NFL football. But I hate the NFL machine. The one that massages its rules to cater to one player, such as Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Psst, he ain't that good. And I'm not real sure how you can suspend a player who isn't yet a part of your league? I also can't stand when Michael Vick says "Yes!" then is forced to have someone else write him a statement that says, after further review, "No!" I fully believe Vick was indeed "convinced" by commish Roger Goodell to sign with the Eagles last year. Why? Because he would be Philly's No. 3 quarterback, and not subjected to weekly big press conferences like he would've as a starter in Buffalo. Yes, it's a gross abuse of power and if I'm Jerry Jones I want an explanation.

  • As if you were actually considering voting for her, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann thinks we're concerned about the "rise of the Soviet Union." Somewhere even Rick Perry is chuckling.

  • No way ESPN's overkill of the Little League World Series is good for boys' baseball. The purity of that event will be poisoned by egos prematurely inflated by 12-year-olds showing off on prime-time television. Or has this already occurred?

  • Lack of institutional control? Egregious violations spanning almost a decade, covering a compliance department, two athletic directors and more than 70 players? If SMU deserved the death penalty, Miami deserves the guillotine. Maybe this epic scandal will finally shrink the swagger of "The U."

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Guest
Guest

I hope that my presence was not missed this week.  Fat Sam gave me secret information with which I will be able to bring down Alan Stanwyck's illegal scheme.  Gummy is also helping me in this operation.

cactusflinthead
cactusflinthead

oh yeah and btw, seems to me that I mentioned something about the aggies leaving behind the Big 12 costing some bucks. 30 million is what I have heard thrown around. That works out to a little less than half their entire football budget. Then there is the Lege. Do they really think that sustaining fund they get is going to accompany them to the East with no strings attached?Remember how Baylor got included in the Big 12? Think TTU has a few in the Lege too? Don't write checks you can't cash my aggie friends. 

back track
back track

Looks like folks over in the SEC are just now figuring out that expansion means that Florida would play Alabama only once every 6 years. Same for Alabama - Georgia. Unless 9 tough SEC conference games are scheduled each year. Ouch. Is sportytorium still standing by the A&M to SEC announcement before labor day?

cactusflinthead
cactusflinthead

Which causes more accidents with or without the cameras? Get rear-ended or get t-boned, not much of a choice. They are undoubtedly making lots of coin for many cities. Still not sure if they are worth it. I'll be surprised if anybody ever gets the death penalty again. I just can't see the NCAA doing it.ND isn't coming to Waco or Lubbuttock. Ever. Yeah, kudos to Kristi. In 51 it would not have happened. Totally ignoring the LLWS. Could not care less. Like a number of other sports events that ESPN seems to think are pretty damned important and are a big pile of meh. NBA lockout: gonna miss some roundball. No doubt about it. I wonder what the comment count is on the aggie article now. They don't seem to realize that you have poked at UT plenty of times and really have no dog in this hunt. Ags are only slightly less sensitive about this than an ingrown toenail. School starts Monday. Woot! Time to ship them off every morning! Homework, projects and oh hell that means I have to go shopping this weekend. Dammit!Itching to see the redshoes do well next week. Taking the same stance as last year, cautiously  optimistic. 

Sports Cactus
Sports Cactus

That same red light camera got me once. I still think it is rigged. I am a full-stopper.

Also, stay the fuck out of my neighborhood, Whitt.

Bastion of truth
Bastion of truth

Great week of bloggin richie, I ripped ya, now I can give credit.  But dont break that weaksauce shit in here next week or ill be back.  Now about that pic of you on TexAgs blog.  Was that a ticket roadshow you were double fisting those beers at.  Some tell Sloppy to get a life

Rooster
Rooster

Little League World Series - meh.  People actually watch this shit?

The U - won't get the death penalty.  It was a mistake when they gave it to SMU and it will be a mistake if they give it Miami.  Besides, giving them the death penalty will cost a lot of TV money, and we all  know the NCAA isn't about to let THAT happen.

Bikini's Sports Bar - looks a lot like Lewisville's Redneck Heaven.

Mavericks/lockout - meh.  millionaires fighting with billionaires.  Wake me when they're done.

UFC - Ben Henderson - angel wings tattoo covering a dudes back - gay or not gay?

Mishon
Mishon

Only see a few things I really care to comment on this week:

No way in hell Notre Dame goes to the Big 12. The Big 10 has been sniffing their jocks for years and that is where they would go if they decided to join a conference. I would put my life savings on that.

I was dissapointed in the outcome of the Ranger's game last night. I wanted that sweep so bad. But oh well, that's the way baseball go. (Is that saying played out yet? I still like it.)

Fantasy Girl Lauren is kinda fat. Just saying.

I am sick as shit right now, which is weird b/c I never get sick in the summer. Looks like a weekend at the crib. I'm not too disapointed about it though b/c I just got Dexter season 5 from Netflix and am looking forward to that. I heard it was a great season, but can anything be as great as season 4 was? And of course I'm going to be getting into some Red Shoes/Sox.

Try not to drown Whitt.

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

Lauren looked really uncomfortable in her photos, I dont mind a little meat, but she dont belong in that swimsuit, I'd rather see her naked

Mishon
Mishon

haha...yeah she does look uncomfortable. I would still bone her, but she doesn't need to have photos of her online in that swimsuit.

Storm_71
Storm_71

I think she is trying to hide her fupa.

#1 FAN FAN
#1 FAN FAN

You heard wrong about season 5 of Dexter. Just my opinion. Judge for yourself, but don't get your hopes up or you will be disappointed. The writers really dropped the ball. It was bad enough that Showtime fired the new showrunner after the season aired.

Mishon
Mishon

Damn, really?I am sure I will still enjoy it though. Everyone told me season 3 sucked and I liked it. Seasons 1 and 4 were greatness though. I wish they would kill off LaGuerta and Batista, their storylines kind of bore me.

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Gagreed. Season 5, while still good, is in no way 4 or 2. Deb's hotness only just barely overcomes how annoying she is during parts of 5.

#1 FAN FAN
#1 FAN FAN

Its still watchable and better than most things on tv, it just wasted alot of potential from season 4. I feel the same about LaGuerta and Batista(FYI it gets worse in season 5) Watch and judge for yourself, but imo its the weakest season. I also liked season 3, especially after I gave it a rewatch. Hope you like it better than I did.

Storm_71
Storm_71

Hey RW here's a quick news flash for ya. The Little League World Series has been on TV for years. I don't see where it hurt baseball yet but hey maybe this will be the year does.

Jesse DeTienne
Jesse DeTienne

Half of you guys need to get a life. Richie, lets grab some beers! haha

Mayor_of_Meh
Mayor_of_Meh

I was thinking about 67.4% personally... 

Mayor_of_Meh
Mayor_of_Meh

Everyday is Christmas around here.......

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

What's up Marc? How's the printing biz this week? Sales still heading up, or do I need to help you out with some more guerrilla marketing?

Mayor_of_Meh
Mayor_of_Meh

TBH, it was pretty slow this week sir... Guess no poker for me this weekend... HA!

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Why would Notre Dame join the Big 12? Matchups with OU and UT are the only appeal. Why in the world would they want to travel to Waco or Lubbock?

Colorado State would join the Big 12 first before a Notre Dame pipe dream. Mark that down.

RJ Sloppy
RJ Sloppy

will you get the fuck off Colorado State's dick! it's a shitty ass school. you know how i can tell? they gave you a degree.

Richie's cum stained anus
Richie's cum stained anus

cum stick your dick in me again. that was fun last night.

gofuhcureself
gofuhcureself

I'm not one for agreeing with Sloppy Boy, but this shit right here offends me more than the overcussing of Sloppy. Ban this shit, Tone.

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

so they taught that language at a Christian school, boy you sure are acting like a good christian, maybe you should be on that new show good christian bitches

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

I've mentioned it twice. Whoopdy do. And since you fail to see the point, I'll repeat it for the slow people: Notre Dame will have no interest in a crappy shell of a Big 12. Their only chance is to recruit schools, like mine, that are mediocre at football from a conference like the Mountain West that also make geographical sense. They have to get schools to upgrade. Notre Dame's not gonna downgrade. Of course I have a personal interest in it, moron. And I'm fully aware we'd get slaughtered.

Have you finished your online U of Phoenix courses yet?

gofuhcureself
gofuhcureself

hey now. I lived in Mesquite. I will admit, though, it has seriously gone downhill in the last 20 years.

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

RJ went to a much better school and has a girlfriend in Denton..his Porsche is in the shop right now, thus explaining the 85 Bimmer..and he's only living with his mom while the damn builders finish his Mcmansion in HP. Sloppy=ChrisChris if CC was a meth fueled Mesquite resident that loved the Tardline. POW!

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Dial it back, shock jock. You want us to give a crap about what you say? Say it properly.

RJ Sloppy
RJ Sloppy

Fuck you, bitch tits. I tell you that you're being had by a fake Sloppy Joe and you respond with some shit like that? Values are the reason people here are pissed off. I stand up for the right shit like not abusing people while they work and not naming yourself after people's genitals. Where the fuck is Tone's resignation?

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Cool story, bro. They failed you on values.

RJ Sloppy
RJ Sloppy

Someone else wrote that shit. I went to a much better school than Colorado State and the University of Phoenix. I went to a Christian school where I learned some values, unlike too many folks here.

Storm_71
Storm_71

Maybe you should think about mixing in a degree at some point as well there champ. Profanity laced tirade from sloppy in 5.4.3.2.1

Armen's Anus
Armen's Anus

IS this a photo of Richie at a ticket roadshow double fisting

Tone's Taint
Tone's Taint

Hey whitt, did you apologize to the family for running the video less than 12 hours after they asked the media not to show it?  Or did you tell em that you are the oversensationalizing Whitt and you had to do it to keep it real? Oh and Bikinis huh?  Just the place I want to go, the first effing photo shows a douche in an afflication shirt drinking cranberry vodka. 

RJ Sloppy
RJ Sloppy

Fuck off, bitch. You are nothing more than a jizz-slurping whore bitching about the taste of the jizz. Suck it and shut the fuck up or fuck off and burn in hell.

And, yes, punk-ass, bitches, this is a new e-mail address since you third-grade fuck ups cried like little pussies because I was whipping your asses intellectually.

Tone's Taint
Tone's Taint

Look here dewsh, I didnt do anything to get you banned, you might want to direct your anger elsewhere, you useless piece if dried cumn off Armen's Anus.  Tone is the house, Sloppy Joe, notsomuch.  Did your mommy turn off your internet for a few days after she saw the language you were typing.  You seem like the tyoe if guy who would take a headshot of his son and put it on the body of some  porn pics you look at

Armen's Anus
Armen's Anus

Hey Dont bring me into this.  I dont want to be associated with Sloppy, that dude might mass murder a fan raod show

#1 FAN FAN
#1 FAN FAN

I am sending an Email to Tone about your profanity. PREPARE TO BE BANNED!!

Mayor_of_Meh
Mayor_of_Meh

I agree man...I'm just saying we tell our 5 year olds to not tattle...We're all, well almost, adults here...Bad words cant hurt you...   

#1 FAN FAN
#1 FAN FAN

I know, but this guy does nothing but spew hateful profanity at people while contributing nothing on the sports front. He just comes here and vents his frustration because he asked Richie out and got turned down. He should get over it, maybe settle for Armen.

#1 FAN FAN
#1 FAN FAN

Email sent. Just keep adding fuel to the fire, you'll be gone soon enough.

RJ Sloppy
RJ Sloppy

Tone isn't going to do shit about me. After putting his appalling incompetence on display by blocking my e-mail address and not that of these fucking losers, he has nothing to work on except his immediate, unconditional, and irrevocable resignation.

You, on ther hand, Mr. (or Mrs.) #1 FAN FAN, can go suck a walrus's filthy, shitty ass.

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