Thursday, February 15, 2007

Your Daily Fix 2.15.07 [J. Mark English]

  • Waltrip also apologized for the whole 'cheating' thing.
  • has more on the big weekend coming up for Toyota: Four Toyota Camrys will take the green flag in the 49th Daytona 500 Sunday: David Reutimann (00), Dave Blaney (22), Dale Jarrett (44) and Michael Waltrip (55). Reutimann finished 28th in the second duel, but as a result of Boris Said's finish in the first duel, Reutimann made the race based on his speed in last Sunday's qualifying session. Michael Waltrip Racing will field all three of its Camrys in the Daytona 500, as Jarrett made the race using the past champion's provisional.
  • Kerry Wood gets injured again: Oft-injured Kerry Wood is out again -- this time because of a flub in a hot tub. I'm surprised Mark Prior wasn't in the tub with him...
  • Barry Zito is making the SF Giants with his new delivery...
  • ...and his new teammate, Barry Bonds, finally signs on the dotted line.
  • Apparently uncertainty is sure to follow Bonds this spring training.
  • Bill Cowher returns to football...but as an announcer with CBS.
  • College basketball phenom may not jump to the NBA right away, so saith the father of Kevin Durant.
  • Former NBA center John Amaechi who said last week he was gay, responded to Tim Hardaway's comments: Former NBA center John Amaechi, who disclosed last week he's gay, said anti-gay comments by another retired player "demonstrate the need to continue the conversation."...Retired Miami Heat guard Tim Hardaway said on a radio show Wednesday that he hates gay people, then later apologized for his remarks...."I don't need Tim's comments to realize there's a problem," Amaechi told The Associated Press in a phone interview Thursday. "People said that I should just shut up and go away - now they have to rethink that."
  • What do Saku Koivu, Kari Lehtonen, Mark Parrish, Mats Sundin, Eric Staal, and Mike Modano all have in common? They all must step up to help their respective teams advance to the NHL Stanley Cup least thats what Allan Muir thinks.

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