Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Back-to-back American holidays

February 2, 2015

This is day 2 in a pair of specifically U.S. hoidays. Yesterday was Super Bowl Sunday; today is Groundhog Day.


Madison Bumgarner

October 28, 2014

(Minimal linguistic interest, but highly topical.)

WordPress reports that the most-viewed posting on this blog during the past week was one on actor Channing Tatum, which has been top-ranked for a long time, thanks to searches for photos of Tatum shirtless and barely clothed. But now my posting “Baseball days” of 7/21/13 has leapt into second place — plenty of shirtless San Francisco Giants, and more — as the Giants prepare for game 6 of the current World Series (today) with the Kansas City Royals, after a stunning performance, a shutout, on Sunday by pitcher Madison Bumgarner.