Recent Posts by bobfoot

May 06, 2010

Golfer's honorable loss.: A golfer shanks to allow another to win a spot.

posted by bobfoot to other at 12:32 AM - 23 comments

August 03, 2009

Fans urged to drink whisky to ward off swine flu: Russian soccer fans have been told to drink whisky on their trip to Wales for next month's World Cup qualifier to ward off the H1N1 swine flu virus, the head of the country's supporter association (VOB) said Monday.

posted by bobfoot to soccer at 11:23 PM - 9 comments

March 19, 2009

Soccer fan shoots player dead: An Iraqi soccer fan shot dead a player of the opposing team as he tried to score an equalizing goal in the final minutes of a match

posted by bobfoot to other at 12:15 AM - 12 comments

March 15, 2009

First hole of her life. First swing on a course. Hole-in-one.: "I didn't know it was that big of a deal,'' she said. "I thought all golfers do this.''

posted by bobfoot to golf at 12:31 AM - 5 comments

February 27, 2009

Mud, sweat and beers at Britain's maddest football match: Category: Soccer/Running of the Bulls/Bunol Tomato Fight "The ball can go anywhere. Last night it went through a pub, in the front door and out the back. "There's an honour to playing this game. People train from Christmas to get ready. It's the heritage of Derbyshire. We have to fight all the time to keep it going. "It makes you proud to be British."

posted by bobfoot to soccer at 12:01 AM - 5 comments

January 23, 2009

Covenant School seeks forfeit of 100-0 win over Dallas Academy: Christian school's 100-0 win over a small school of the learning disabled realizes, eventually, that it was a bad idea.

posted by bobfoot to basketball at 12:09 AM - 44 comments

November 18, 2008

Football: Swazi women's team win 33-0: A Swazi women football team's ambitious target of scoring 150 goals this season inched closer at the weekend after walloping a rival team 33-0 - a rate of one goal nearly every three minutes.

posted by bobfoot to soccer at 11:06 PM - 1 comment

July 08, 2008

Take The NCAA Official Exam, Prepare to Fail: This oughta be fun for you NCAA football fans... 100 muliple choice questions to test your rules knowledge.

posted by bobfoot to football at 11:34 PM - 0 comments

July 07, 2008

April 29, 2008

Is the Kentucky Derby a problem in racing?: Frank Deford counts all the ways the signature event in American horse racing is screwed up.

posted by bobfoot to other at 11:11 PM - 5 comments

April 14, 2008

"Tech doping"? How Speedo's LZR suit breaks swim records: As the Associated Press reports, "the LZR now has been worn for 21 of the 22 world records set since it was introduced in February."

posted by bobfoot to other at 10:51 PM - 22 comments

March 31, 2008

24 Hours of LeMons: It's not a typo...

posted by bobfoot to auto racing at 11:51 PM - 4 comments

December 09, 2007

When Octopuses Are Flying in Detroit It's . . . : The secret to throwing a large octopus onto an ice hockey rink is to boil it first for 20 minutes on high heat with a little lemon juice and white wine to mask the odor.

posted by bobfoot to hockey at 11:39 PM - 10 comments

October 07, 2007

The Sky's Not the Limit: For the near-term, the tracks will remain in the atmosphere, but it’s not inconceivable that the race eventually will go higher. “The goal is that, in 10 years, we’ll race into suborbital space,” Bridenstine says. “And in 20 years, we’d want to be racing in orbits around the Earth. Very exciting to think about.”

posted by bobfoot to other at 07:43 PM - 1 comment

September 26, 2007

NHL Tournament of Logos: I just thought y'all would like this. That's all...

posted by bobfoot to hockey at 09:16 PM - 9 comments

July 03, 2007

Bird expert who wings in for Wimbledon: As tennis-lovers eat their strawberries they may be unaware of a dark brown presence swooping overhead - Mr Davis' hawk scaring away pigeons from the grounds.

posted by bobfoot to tennis at 06:19 PM - 9 comments

June 30, 2007

Best-of-9 Series? Boras has Selig's ear : Boras suggests that the first two games be at a neutral site - moving a portion of the fall classic to the highest bidder.

posted by bobfoot to baseball at 06:55 PM - 32 comments

June 20, 2007

Jockey Who Kicked Horse Faces Hearing: Veteran's Reputation Tarnished by Televised Blow to Belly

posted by bobfoot to other at 09:52 PM - 21 comments

May 14, 2007

Wages of Wins: Offensive and Defensive NBA rankings

posted by bobfoot to basketball at 10:41 PM - 8 comments