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Saturday, November 18, 2006

NFL Week #11

First of all, last week I went 7-9 while Eeyore was 9-7. I think Billy the Incontinent Monkey could pick NFL games better than I can right now. Year-to-date I'm 83-60 (.580) while she is 91-52 (.636). Here's my hopeless picks for this week. Shoot me. Steelers, Patriots, Chiefs, Dolphins, Saints, Bears, Eagles, Redskins, Panthers, Ravens, Texans, Lions, Seahawks, Colts, Broncos, Giants. I can officially say that I am confident in none of these picks. I can also say that the Buffalo-Houston, Detroit-Arizona, and Washington-Tampa Bay games should not be inflicted on anyone.

The Master comments: Eeyore's differences for this week: Vikings, Jaguars. I don't know how you could pick anything without a coin toss this week.

Friday, November 17, 2006

Bo Schembechler, Dead at 77

Former Michigan football coach and permanent Michigan icon, Glenn "Bo" Schembechler, died of heart failure this morning. He was 77. I grew up watching Bo coach the Wolverines from the time that I was little until I was a senior in college. Those classic conflicts between his U of M squad and Woody Hayes' OSU team and the stuff of legend. It is more than a little ironic that he would die on the day before the classic U of M/OSU tilt. We'll miss you, Bo. Rest in peace.

PS3 Sighting

I was at Wal-Mart today and saw a notice that they did not receive their promised shipment of 10 60G PS3s. I did, however, see one in a display case and saw someone playing a game on it. The graphics looked pretty cool. Yes, I want one. No, I'm not going to get one until at least the first price drop, which could be some time given the supply shortages. By the way, if you are paying thousands of dollars for one on eBay, please send me some of this money that you have free to throw around like this.

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