Thursday, August 7, 2008

Long time no see

Hey guys,

To all my fans out there who read my blog, I am sorry I have been absent for so long. I tried to start my own sports blog and lets just say it didn't work out to well. Now I am gonna start brand new and work on this one, so lets hope I still have my writing ability and you guys still know how to read.

Monday, January 14, 2008

The Best Weekend Ever!

The only thing that could make a playoff weekend better than the Pats winning, another typical Peyton Manning face after losing a playoff game and TO crying is if Vince Wilfork made a remake of the movie Kazaam. Thus if you did not watch this weekend in football you better have taped or Tivoed it. If you have neither of these options at hand you can just read my amazing recap of the events that took place over the past two days.

1. And the Academy Award goes to....Tom Brady, Kevin Faulk and the Patriots Offensive Line.After an amazing fake direct snap to the RB Kevin Faulk, Brady turned his back to the defense hiding the ball, turned around and threw a missle to the one and only Wes Welker. This put the Pats up 21-14 and the lead would eventually increase to 31-20 making the New England Patriots 17-0 and sending the Jaguars packing. Tom Brady once again broke another record, this time the NFL accuracy record, by completing 26 of 28 passes. The Pro Bowl offensive line also was excellent again by letting Tom Terrific to only get sacked once.

2. Brett Favre: The Man, The Myth, the Senior Citizen? All season long everyone has been questioning if Mr. Favre's age was going to eventually catch up to him but somehow it still hasn't. Instead of going to the early bird special at AppleBees, Mr. Favre is playing like he is a kid again. His young team is also contributing a ton to Favre's run for another ring. Ryan Grant is exactly one of those players, who fumbled twice early but stepped up big when his team needed him. Grant rushed for 201 yards and three TD's leading his team to a 42-20 win over the Seahawks. This young Packers team feasted on this imaginary animal that should not be a team's name and is now getting ready for a fierce battle with the road warrior Giants.

3. Thank You for Choking!- Was I dreaming? The defending Superbowl Champs played the Chargers and LT and Phillip Rivers were injured and the Colts still didn't win? Next your gonna tell me OJ went to prison and Clemens is taking roids. Oh my God, thats true too!? Thats right people, the Colts choked big time this Sunday leading to a 28-24 win by the Chargers. Not only did the Colts have a lead late in the game, but backup QB Billy Volek led the Chargers on a game winning drive. This makes me believe that the NFL should take away Bob Sanders' title as defensive player of the year and give it to some one who actually deserves it, like Mike Vrabel. Also Peyton I have something to tell you, stop making commercials, Eli made it further then you and HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Wait was I really able just to write that? Man it was a good weekend!

TO, Instead of getting out your popcorn, maybe you should get out your Kleenex- BREAKING NEWS: Terrell Owens is a good teammate! IF you believe this crap you are probably Jessica Simpson, Tony Romo or someone with the IQ of Brittney Spears. TO might have been crying during last night's press conference but answer me this, did you see actually tears? No, no you didn't because he was wearing huge dark sunglasses, therefore he was probably acting. He almost beat Tom Brady out for the academy award but seeing that Brady is actually a good teammate and TO is a faker Brady deserved it more. So here is to you TO, enjoy your popcorn at home watching the Patriots, Chargers, Packers and Giants playing some quality football and remember its not worth crying over spilled milk but it is worth crying when Eli beats you!Sorry, I couldn't help myself.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Sports Ogre Mascot Contest!

As some of you know this website is looking to become bigger and better everyday so here is a contest for my readers to get into. Sports Ogre needs a mascot, like how the Red Sox have Wally the Green Monster, to promote the blog and add a new dimension to it. What we are looking for is a drawing of an Ogre, not to scary but not to Shrek like, that has some involvement with a sports theme. For example an Ogre hitting a baseball or an Ogre throwing a football. Four drawings of this Ogre have to be submitted somehow invloved in each one of the four sports, baseball, football, basketball and hockey. The winner will get a 25 dollar gift certificate to their choosing so get the ideas flowing and the drawing started!

Adalius Thomas vs. Ray Allen

Two newcomers to the Boston sports scene go against each other this week in this round of "Who's Now". Lets find out about Adalius Thomas and Ray Allen so you can decide who moves on and who has to wait until next time.

Adalius Thomas

- LB for the New England Patriots

- Has seven seasons in the NFL

- two time pro bowler- two time All-Pro selection

- Led NFL in non-offensive touchdowns in 2005

-1999 Liberty Bowl MVP

-first ever player to play 5 defensive positions (DE, OLB, MLB, Safety, and CB) in one game (a feat he recorded three times).

- 38.5 career stats

- 6 career interceptions

- 13 career forced fumbles

- 261 solo tackles

Ray Allen

- Guard for the Boston Celtics

- All-NBA Second Team: 2005

-All-NBA Third Team: 2001

-7-time NBA All-Star: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

- NBA All-Rookie Second Team: 1997

-NBA All-Star Weekend Three-point Shootout champion: 2001

-Holds NBA record for most three-point field goals made in a regular season with 269

-NBA all-time career three-point field goals made: 2nd with 1,920

-Holds NBA record for most seasons leading the league in three-point field goals made with 3

-Shares NBA record for most three-point field goals made in one half with 8

- Ranks 69th on NBA all time scoring list

- Won a gold medal with the 2000 USA Men's Olympic Basketball team

- A great leader

- Has had two buzzer beaters to win games this season for the Celtics

My Vote: I am voting for Ray Allen because the Celtics really needed his help while the Patriots already were good but with Adalius Thomas they became better.

Celtics vs. Bobcats

The last time these two teams faced each other Ray Allen hit a buzzer beater to win it 96-95. Tonight the Celtics will probably be without Ray Allen due to a pinched nerve in the neck and possibly Glen 'Big Baby' Davis due to a knee injury he got while playing the Pistons. Now even though these two key players are out don't expect this to be as close of a game as last time. This Celtics team has gotten better and better with each game so expect another double digit win over the lonesome Bobcats. While the Bobcats have only won 12 games and have lost 11 straight on the road, the Celtics are going for 10 straight wins tonight and win number 30. The game is at 7:30 so be sure to tune in to CSN and watch Pierce, KG, House, Posey, Rondo, Perkins and all the other great Celtics players go against Okafor and his Charlotte Bobcats.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Space Jam Outrage!

American Gladiators wasn't on to night so i didn't get to see my boys Wolf and Toa and my future wife Crush so I got bored and went to the website Rotten Tomatoes. On the Rotten Tomatoes website they have a lot of countdowns and one such countdown was the top 50 greatest sports movies of all time. As a huge sports addict this interested me so I read through it and one of my favorite movies, Space Jam, was not on this list. I have also been hearing that some websites are rating it one of the worst movies of all time. WHAT THE HELL!? Not only should it be on this list but it should be at least in the top 20 of all time. Here are six reasons why:

1. MJ is in it.- Any move with Jordan or Shaq in it is instant gold. Jordan is amazing in this movie, he was an amazing actor playing himself and of course he provided in the clutch. This movie got him more fans if that even was possible.

2. Loony Tunes- How the hell can you not like a movie with Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, the Road Runner, Taz and the rest of the Loony Tunes cast in it? Alright they might not exactly be the greatest basketball players but they provided the humor in the movie.

3. Bill Murray- Mr. Murray helped the Loony Tunes cast with some hysterical lines and who doesn't want to see Bill Murray play a little hoops with Air Jordan?

4. NBA stars- Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing and many other NBA superstars were in this movie along with MJ. This was a huge marketing tactic for the NBA and more kids watch basketball due to Space Jam.

5. Inspiration- This movie provided the inspiration to kids all over the world who might not be your typical athlete to find the joy in sports. Hell if the Loony Tunes can do it why can't you?

6. The Soundtrack- With songs like "I believe I can fly" by R Kelly and "Hit'em High" by Busta Rhymes and his crew how can you not love this movie. Millions of people own this soundtrack and Im not embarassed to say that I own it and cruise to it in my car on a sunny day. This soundtrack makes me happy when im sad and makes me think of puppies and pizza when im happy!

In conclusion, Rotten Tomatoes should re-think their decision and allow Space Jam to be on their list. It will be a movie that many born in my generation, including myself, will always hold near and dear to our hearts.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

4-0, Nuff Said

Pierce and his crew went out to the west and asked the question, "Where are the doubters?" If there are still people who believe this team isnt for real they need to wake up and realize the Celtics are truly the best team in the NBA. There 4-0 journey ended on sunday when they beat the Lakers easily by 19 points, 110-91. Teams have even had to resort to poking Kevin Garnett in the eye and making him bleed and tackle Ray Allen to the ground to try and win. Pierce is on a hot streak, KG is KG and Ray Allen is clutch so all the other NBA teams better not take the Celtics lightly. Oh and Lamar Odom, watch out next time you come to Boston or the Garden because Celtics fans do not take cheap shots lightly.