"We agree with Jomo that you have to be careful with the hot-name of the tournament crowd. Too many one-timers and clunkers in that mix..."
10 Ring, you describe Cuonzo Martin's resume to a T.
Re: Yesterday's Vol assessment. All I did was read Mr. Brown's article on the Spring Game and opinionized (my word) it.
Conz to Cal: Here goes Tennessee again scrambling to uncover and entice a quality coach with a serious sense of urgency.
Child Stars never heard from again.
Two never to be heard from again, Dana Plato and Annisa (Buffy) Jones.
Two still available for strip mall grand openings: Jerry Mathers and Butch Patrick.
Jomo, just because the Vols showed no D, marginal quarterbacks made throws we will not see in the SEC, while coached by a man I have yet to buy into, doesn't mean you can disparage Tennessee, not yet anyway. I'm waiting for the test against Utah State to blow ballast tanks and begin spleen venting in earnest.
The crop of receivers like shiny pennies floating in a defensive vacuum does not engender confidence. Someone will be eventually be tasked to throw to that crew in a game. This is where I believe the entire scheme falls apart.
10 Ring, I fell a sleep for most of the back nine. Woke up and saw I didn't miss any back nine heroics. It's like the Chip Beck virus overcame the field.
Maybe the undercard was making sure of the invite for next year, while those in the top five without hope of winning wanted to stay where they were to garner those invites to the other majors, if not invited already. I would enjoy a back nine shootout between Bubba and Tiger, if he recovers fully body and soul, in the future.
Golfer to hang with? I'd travel to Argentina to enjoy great beefsteak downed with excellent indigenous wines while listening to tall tales as told by Angel Cabrera.
I only have blue grass legend Doc Watson to add to the list so far.
2010 Phil on 13 off the pine straw between two loblollies to three feet.
Jack drops it on Sunday from a mile down hill at 16 in 1975 to win by one.
Tiger at 16 in 2005 "The Chip II."
1987 Larry Mize "The Chip I" during the playoff a mile off the 11th green to win.
If there's fifth spot, Seve deserves it.
Masters List: Jason Dufner, Rory, Phil, Rose
Yeah, Hank should get more respect. He's a 25 time All Star and hit more 40 homer seasons than anyone. He was 97% plus 1st Ballot at the Hall. Only Ty Cobb had a higher percentage at 98%. I could be wrong 10 Ring, but maybe today, many could have the perception that Aaron was a old man hanging around only for the record.
So you were there, wonderful dreams about that I'm sure. Did you ever go to Atlanta's other big ticket? NWA wrestling down at the Superstation studios? That's one of my all time missed opportunities.
All Time Braves: Hank Aaron, Dale Murphy, Chipper Jones, Tom Glavine
10 Ring, the winner at Augusta must hit it long then hoist it high to a unreceptive green, if it stays dry. The top of the leader board must also excel off uneven lies. Must mull this before delivering my slate.
Caddy Shack should take the prize unless you're smoking Carl's fairway blend.
I've taken Golf Digest off and on (when they come back with the "friend price"). In all those years, I've yet to see Rodney's Golf Bag examined for the "What's in the Bag" segment. Of course, I could have just flat missed it between subscriptions.
10 Ring, the Spurs run is impressive, however, playing the Lakers for 19 straight games diminishes it a bit.
"Entertainment Purposes Only" (EPO not to be confused with EVO)? Once upon a time at a mountain top Rock and Country Club, the difference of opinion concerning a sporting event or an attempt to discover the better card player was expressed in "units." How many "units" of EPO you got on riding on the Gators, 10 Ring?
Mount Rushmore of Comedians...
Eddie Murphy, Rodney Dangerfield, Sam Kinison, Jack Benny
10 Ring, tried for once to call into Press Row, but did so too late as I felt some wrongs needed righting.
First, I did not hear John Frankenheimer's "Grand Prix" starring James Garner and an international cast of stars. This movie is filmed so well it still gives thrills on DVD or HD without the need for George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic.
Neither did I hear mentioned "Chariots of Fire," winner of a slew of awards including The Oscar for Best Picture in 1981.
Given the choices already vetted...
"Hoosiers" (top of the art form)
"Caddy Shack" (few funnier).
"Brian's Song" (smiles and sobs. Is it still shown in school as a teaching tool?)
"The Natural" (If getting lost in fantasy for three hours is your thing).
"Rudy" (an every man classic: take off the ND for me).
"Field of Dreams" (Dreams says it all, great story).
"Bull Durham" (Hilarious, yet embeds the audience in the sport).
"The Longest Yard" (Only the original Paul Crew will do).
Jomo, you ever take a high C into the final and ace the test? That's what Conz did. For better, or worse, UT still has to pay the man B+ money no matter how he got there.
10 Ring, how's your book of all time Vol performances doing? Is there another SEC school in your mill, or does your tight schedule precluded such outings?
Physical Comedian, Sam Kinison! He assaulted his audience. "Back to School" a great example but too "blue" for our family oriented comments board.