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Big day, steroids, horses and Pujols May 20, 2006

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A couple things, quickly. Wrote a bit about horse slaughter today, a bill passed by the House Thursday could end the sale of wild mustangs for slaughter by the Bureau of Land Management.

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In other notes, big day for professional sports today. (more…)

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Dallas Cowboys 06 schedule April 6, 2006

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Go Cowboys! (more…)

R.I.P. Kirby March 7, 2006

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Tis a sad day for baseball. R.I.P. Kirby Puckett, dead at age 45. =(

2006 Olympic opening ceremony February 12, 2006

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Did anyone catch the opening ceremony to the Winter Olympics the other night?

There seems to be something about the Olympic games that cause those participating in the organization and set-up of the lavish opening ceremony to lose all touch with reality.

During the Parade of Nations, this is the part of the opening ceremony where the athletes are introduced by nation and march around the stadium waving miniature flags, a selection of music is played while the athletes enter and walk around the stadium. (more…)

Football stadiums via Google Earth February 3, 2006

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Much like my Baseball stadiums via Google Earth post I have now decided, especially in light of Super Bowl Sunday, (which is somewhat of a national holiday whether you like football or not) to post a football stadiums via Google Earth extravaganza, brace yourself. (more…)

Baseball stadiums via Google Earth January 13, 2006

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For several days now I have been using the cool Google Earth (if you haven’t checked it out you really should) program to dig up satellite images of Major League Baseball stadiums, a free moment here and there and I found them all. They’re just kind of neat, I thought. There are even some older stadiums in there, some of the images of current stadiums aren’t that updated (like U.S. Cellular Field) but at PNC there is a game going on. The only stadium that wasn’t available in high res on Google Earth was Miller Park in Milwaukee, it fell just outside the realm of the city that was imaged in high res. The rest are there though. (more…)