Monday, November 20, 2006

Your Daily Fix 11.20.06 [J. Mark English]

  • Reports suggest that the Mets are close to locking up Moises Alou. Hoo-ray! We're bringing an over the hill outfielder. Why not just resign Cliff Floyd?
  • Meanwhile, the player the Mets should have gone after, Alfonso Soriano, is close to locking up at least an 8 year, $136 million deal with the Cubs.
  • Howie Long thinks that the Cowboys are ready to take over the NFC East. But first the Giants must lose to the Jags tonight, before that reality can take shape.
  • Drew Brees throws for over 500 yards, and the Saints only score 16 points, and lose to the Bengals. Okie dokie...I guess stats aren't everything.
  • Clark Judge things that the Chargers are the new team to beat in the NFL. Over the last two weeks they have done some pretty amazing things. All they need though is to play some more solid defense and they can beat anyone in the playoffs.
  • Michigan holds on to no. 2 slot despite loss to Ohio State this weekend. Remember in 1996 when Florida State beat Florida to finish out the regular season? They met again for the championship, and Florida blew them out to capture the national title. Could we see a repeat of this scenario again?
  • Congrats to Jimmie Johnson: After having the Nextel Cup elude his grasp for four consecutive years, Johnson won stock car racing's biggest title Sunday -- and its $6.2 million prize -- by overcoming early setbacks and finishing ninth at Homestead-Miami Speedway.