It was a banner day the BTI household as I survived my “fan club’s” attempt to move me along in the Playa Haters Bracket. But, alas, the Tipton is too strong. For those of you who wanted me to win, you should have voted harder as I told Matt if I indeed beat Tipton, I was going to quit the blog. And also, I don’t know who you are, but whoever guessed that picture of me was taken at Mr. G’s in Middletown is a freakin genius. And yes, that place is a cave. Well, it looks like my crappy post remains, so lets look at some links.
2. Unlike the poor sportsmanship shown in the video below, one the greatest acts of sportsmanships was shown recently at a high school game in Wisconsin. Basically, a kid’s mother dies and his team believes he will not be at the next game. They don’t put him in the official scorebook, so when he shows up in the 2nd quarter, his team will have to be assessed a technical to put him in the game. So what do you do if you are the other team? Well, they first attempt to decline the technical, but are then forced to shoot anyway. But then the kid does a great thing, he chooses to just roll the ball across the baseline as opposed to shooting the free throws. I find it truly amazing that in this day and age of sports, the greatest acts of sportsmanship are nearly exclusively in the youth/high school level. Could you see Rasheed/Iverson or nearly any other NBA player do this? Doubt it.
3. So, I am stunned this went unreported, but alledgedly, a group of fans gathered at Memorial Colesium to have a civil conversation about the play of Michael Porter. And then this broke out: