Sunday, July 11, 2010

Sunday (Holland-Spain) Quickie

I will miss the World Cup. But I enjoy the styles of both the Netherlands and Spain -- it will be a great first-time champ, regardless of who wins. (I'll say... Holland.)

I think the big point is that for whichever country, a World Cup title will be the greatest moment in their sporting history, not unlike France in '98. That is going to be so cool to watch.

Travis Wood: So close!

Cliff Lee's Rangers debut: Complete-game...loss.

Rockies win 6th straight: If you had to put a bet down on the NL West champ, would it be the Padres -- or Colorado? I'm on the Rox bandwagon.

LeBron Watch: "Witness" poster removed. Obviously. (Protection?)

SuperFriends update: Not sure whether I like or hate that nickname yet. But if they can get Derek Fisher, it would be a coup. (Anyone else want to see them sign AI and T-Mac, too?)

NBA Free Agency: Will the Bulls get JJ Redick or will the Magic match? Not a bad situation for the one-time "bust."

(BTW: It's good to be Wes Matthews. All the more reason your draft slot is irrelevant -- it's all about fit and opportunity.)

NBA Summer in Vegas: Derrick Caracer, steal of the draft?

Enjoy your day.

-- D.S.

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