Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Hump Day.....News & Views

A rather slow day the sports world......but.....

We think......the world wide leader (ESPN) did one heck of a the 24 straight hours of college basketball to jump start the season.

The University of Georgia basketball .....well.....just not that good. Last night they lost to a mid major team (Wofford) home.

The University of Georgia football team is a 9 point favorite against Kentucky. This team has not beaten a quality team.......all more than 7......Does Vegas know something?

I know it's early.......but these Atlanta Hawks...are sure looking good.

Finally......from our friends at "":

Today is Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Today in
Sports History

1943 - Philadelphia Phillies President William Cox was banned from baseball for betting on his team.

1949 - Jackie Robinson (Brooklyn Dodgers) was named the National Leagues Most Valuable Player.

1951 - Chuck Connors (Los Angeles Angels) became the first player to oppose the major league draft. Connors later became the star of the television show "The Rifleman."

1985 - Joe Theismann (Washington Redskins) broke his leg after being hit by Lawrence Taylor (New York Giants). The injury ended Theismann's 12 year NFL career.

1996 - Chris Boniol (Dallas Cowboys) tied an NFL record when he kicked seven field goals against the Green Bay Packers.

1997 - The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays participated in their initial expansion draft.

Have a great ........Hump Day!

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