The Cards are going to win the World Series. David Eckstein is the hero and likely MVP. The Tigers' magic has all but evaporated. The Cards get one shot tonight to win a World Series at home and have all the momentum in the world. Here's my take on the state of the World Series.
Jerry Jones is unhappy with the Cowboys QB situation. His point seems to be that going with Romo is an indicator that the team is struggling, but isn't the best move for a would-be competitive team to use the best QB possible? In this case, benching Bledsoe isn't a sign of surrender; it's the last attempt to salvage an otherwise disappointing season.
Quick! Name the Chiefs starting QB this weekend? Trent Green? Nope. Damon Huard? Wrong again! (He was injured in practice yesterday.) It'll be rookie Brodie Croyle, who starred for
Bruce Bochy is jumping from the Padres to the Giants. In
Promising Hawks sophomore forward Marvin Williams' breakthrough season will have to wait: He's out up to 8 weeks with a broken wrist. Uh, so don't draft him high in Fantasy.
Clemson gets shellacked: It has to make my "Top 5 Jinxes Ever" list that mere hours after I bump Clemson over the "SEC Three" in my CFB Top 25 this week, they get absolutely crushed at VA Tech. This year's ACC is the Big East from a few years ago: Tell me again why they deserve a guaranteed BCS spot?
(Perhaps only matched by my jinx on Sonics center Robert Swift, who I was lauding earlier this week as being a successful prep-to-pro. He's out for the season with a knee injury.)
And, in the nastiest story of the day, a Cowboys assistant coach is suing McDonald's because his family's au pere found a rat in her take-out salad. Enjoy your next meal!