Recent Posts by commander cody

June 06, 2008

Steve Yzerman shows class in front office: Class. Nothing but class.

posted by commander cody to hockey at 12:11 AM - 7 comments

December 14, 2007

Race car driver taxi driver to catch flight : Michael Schumacher can add the unofficial title of Germany's fastest taxi driver to his other achievements after taking over behind the wheel to get his family to the airport on time.

posted by commander cody to auto racing at 01:04 AM - 20 comments

November 27, 2007

Gatorade Inventor Dies: Dr. Robert Cade, Who Created Sports Drink At University Of Florida, Dies At 80

posted by commander cody to culture at 09:41 PM - 12 comments

September 30, 2007

Lions Stun Bears With Record 4th Quarter: The Lions scored an NFL-record 34 points in the fourth quarter as they overcame the Chicago Bears 37-27 Sunday.

posted by commander cody to football at 06:56 PM - 45 comments

September 15, 2007

4 Days, 3 Fatal Crashes At Air Races : More Tragedy When Airplane Collision Kills Pilot At Reno National Championship Air Races

posted by commander cody to other at 12:35 AM - 4 comments

August 09, 2007

Rowdy 'Redneck Games' Irk Neighbors: There have been more than a few athletes accused of doping over the years - but the competitors at the "Texas Redneck Games" might just be dopes.

posted by commander cody to culture at 03:49 AM - 10 comments

August 01, 2007

Former racing champ loses driving license: Three-time Formula One champion Nelson Piquet began taking a driving education course on Monday in Brazil after having his license revoked for racking up too many traffic violations, local media reported.

posted by commander cody to auto racing at 01:23 AM - 5 comments

July 28, 2007

Upper Deck pulls Vick cards, memorabilia: Upper Deck has removed all Michael Vick autographed memorabilia from its online store and will remove the indicted quarterback's trading card from NFL sets that are scheduled to be released in October.

posted by commander cody to football at 10:37 PM - 49 comments

July 26, 2007

Softball Practice Ground Ball Kills Girl: Michigan 12-year-old was knocked unconscious on field and died one day later.

posted by commander cody to general at 03:50 PM - 11 comments

July 21, 2007

Football player deserts Asian Cup to get married : For the second time during this Asian Cup a player will desert his team to get hitched. Vietnam playmaker Phan Van Tai Em is to miss the biggest game of his life on Saturday as he has already organised his wedding on the same day.

posted by commander cody to soccer at 03:26 AM - 11 comments

July 20, 2007

Plunk'd! The latest, greatest Craig Biggio story: Biggio, the Astros' second baseman, is about to pass Hall of Famer Hughie Jennings and set the all-time record for being hit by pitches. It's already happened an extraordinary 285 times over his 20-year career. With three more plunks -- he once suffered five of 'em in a single week in May of 2000 -- Biggio will pass Jennings, whose 287th and final HBP came in 1903. Biggio is about to break a record that has endured for 104 years.

posted by commander cody to baseball at 03:18 AM - 19 comments

July 17, 2007

Poll: Rooting for Bonds Divided by Race: When it comes to rooting for Barry Bonds to become the home run champion, one factor stands out: race. An AP-Ipsos poll released Monday showed 55 percent of minority baseball fans want Bonds to set the record, while only 34 percent of non-Hispanic white baseball fans hope he passes Hank Aaron's record.

posted by commander cody to baseball at 02:45 AM - 84 comments

July 13, 2007

Mark Cuban Applies to Buy Chicago Cubs: Add internet billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to the list of potential Chicago Cubs buyers.

posted by commander cody to baseball at 01:18 PM - 24 comments

July 11, 2007

Billups Signs 5-Year Deal With Pistons: Chauncey Billups signed a $60 million, five-year contract Wednesday with the Detroit Pistons, returning to the team he helped reach five straight conference finals.

posted by commander cody to basketball at 02:22 PM - 10 comments

July 06, 2007

Red Wings Re-Sign Goalie Dominik Hasek: Dominik Hasek and the Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms of a one-year contract Thursday that is worth more than $2 million in base salary and gives the 42-year-old goalie a chance to earn an additional $2 million in bonuses

posted by commander cody to hockey at 01:49 AM - 9 comments

June 28, 2007

Messier leads new class into Hockey Hall : The Hockey Hall of Fame is set to welcome one of its finest classes ever. Mark Messier, Ron Francis, Al MacInnis and Scott Stevens will go in as players this fall, while NHL executive Jim Gregory will enter as a builder.

posted by commander cody to hockey at 05:14 PM - 14 comments

June 27, 2007

Japan's all-star speed eater suffers professional injury : A Japanese man who set a world record by wolfing down dozens of hot dogs within minutes has suffered a severe jaw injury due to his rigorous training, making his next title uncertain.

posted by commander cody to other at 12:47 AM - 16 comments

June 17, 2007

'Burnout' mishap turns tragic in Tennessee: One day after a drag-racing car careened into a crowd and killed six people, witnesses questioned on Sunday why the driver was allowed to speed down a highway with no guard rails, lined on both sides by hundreds of spectators.

posted by commander cody to auto racing at 08:32 PM - 13 comments

June 04, 2007

Man beats world hot dog eating record : A California man smashed the world record for hot dog eating at a contest Saturday, gobbling up more than 59 franks in 12 minutes.

posted by commander cody to other at 12:45 AM - 20 comments

May 27, 2007

Stanley Cup Finals: Ten things to know about Anaheim : Everyone in hockey says teams have to pay the price to get to the Stanley Cup Finals.

posted by commander cody to hockey at 02:26 AM - 29 comments

May 26, 2007

Boy, 11, bags hog bigger than 'Hogzilla' : An 11-year-old boy used a pistol to kill a wild hog his father says weighed a staggering 1,051 pounds and measured 9 feet 4, from the tip of its snout to the base of its tail.

posted by commander cody to other at 02:48 PM - 81 comments

April 25, 2007

Tony Stewart Likens NASCAR to Pro Wrestling: "I guess NASCAR thinks 'Hey, wrestling worked, and it was for the most part staged, so I guess it's going to work in racing, too,'" he said on his radio show. "I can't understand how long the fans are going to let NASCAR treat them like they're stupid before the fans finally turn on NASCAR."

posted by commander cody to auto racing at 04:25 PM - 24 comments

January 10, 2007

Barbaro Suffers Significant Setback.: Barbaro's co-owner Gretchen Jackson said. "We've been there before with him. He's a horse that wants to live."

posted by commander cody to other at 11:58 AM - 34 comments

January 06, 2007

USC Kicker Found Dead at Bottom of Cliff.: Almost no other word on cause or if foul play involved.

posted by commander cody to football at 11:34 PM - 23 comments

December 31, 2006

Rose Bowl wilts while title hopes push up daisies.: Once upon a time the Rose Bowl was the goal. This year it's a classic match-up of Michigan against USC, but the game seems "like a consolation prize," writes Art Spander.

posted by commander cody to football at 03:00 AM - 21 comments