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My name is Humpty. Pronounced with an “Umpty.” I like my oatmeal lumpy. And all you bullpens in the top ten, please allow me to bump thee. [First Cuts]
Ohio State gets in its last of 10 bowl practices on campus Tuesday before the players are freed to go home and enter the next phase of their Fiesta Bowl preparation — lying on the couch. “Our strength guys send them home with a suggested running routine and suggested lifts and if I had to bet, we’d probably get a 12 percent completion of that,” Ohio State coach Jim Tressel said. “Just like I take a whole bunch of film home with me and I end up watching about 15 minutes of it.” Perhaps this is why the Buckeyes don’t show up to bowl games? [Doug Lesmerises]
The Indians spent less than $1 million dollars per win last season. For comparison purposes, a single Yankees win cost $2.3 million. The Rays? A heady $451,000. [Bugs and Cranks]
“I write that as someone who was on the Cavs beat in 1988-89 and 1991-92, the two seasons they won a franchise-record 57 games. I saw more than 95 percent of those games. I loved that team with Brad Daugherty, Mark Price, Craig Ehlo, John Williams, Ron Harper (in 1988-89) and Larry Nance. Lenny Wilkens had them playing beautiful basketball with ball movement, superb spacing and a sense that the players liked each other. But this team can be better.” [Terry Pluto]
And while we continue to ponder just how to cover Ohio State hoops at WFNY, Eleven Warriors has us covered as the Buckeyes bounce the Bulldogs. [Eleven Warriors]