Saturday, January 22, 2011

January 23rd, 2011



Dude, Where’s My Car???

Someone stole our 1995 Honda Civic right off the Repair Shops lot last Tuesday night… We have used this ship for fourteen years and have never had any issues… They still had the key inside the building so it looks to be a professional job (believe it or not the 1995 Honda Civic has ranked second on the list of cars most stolen in the US the last two years) and is in a chop shop somewhere (there was glass all over the ground where they broke the window…

I am trying very hard to have a sense of humor about all of this… The car was priceless to us because we bought it new, had it serviced like clock work and planned on driving it several more years… By having this type of vehicle it helped the value of our other vehicles because we did not have to drive them as much… Really sucks!!!

Hoping to come to an agreement with the owner of the Repair facility since the car was in there possession when it happened… Know the laws so you can to protect yourself…


More Comments from the Masses:

I left the spelling alone…

UK should be proud. They are a welfare program that does pretty good. If you live in Louisville you pay 2 seperate income taxes to help fund programs in Lexington and around the state. So when your next paycheck comes you can say you are part owner of UK. We pay our players better than any NCAA basketball team in the country at U of L light. BTW what I said is all factual.


My comment: I do not think he gets it but he thinks he does…


UK wants a football stadium expansion.... HHHMMMMMM I wonder if they are going to ask for anymore welfare from the good people of LOUISVILLE to build it? Maybe they could ask the KKK for donations? God knows if your a UK fan you are a member.


My comment: Like the new chicken bucket a new or improved football stadium at UK and the new basketball arena that the city of Lexington is likely to build will be paid for mostly with bonds and money from the athletic fund (Rupp is owned by the city of Lexington)… Also did not know that being a UK fan made me also a member of the KKK… Must have missed that somewhere along the way… I would like to think he is joking about this but I am confident he is serious…



So if a man and a woman get divorced in Kentucky are they still considered brother and sister?


My comment: Always someone throws this one out there…


well since ky is the leading state for incest,this will be a special day for ky fans,and nine months from today a whole new breed of ky fans........


My comment: Again another common comment… Shows a very high level of intelligence, not…



they forgot to point out that calipari was leading the charge. i seem to recall the cameras catching calipari telling one of our players that he was going to kick their a** after the game. go cards they are ours this year.What a joke, Ky is a bunch of thugs and they make out like Louisville is the problem. Louisville didn't have any other confrontations the rest of the year and Cousins and his thug punk pals were in trouble every other game.Cousins throws the first (and the second and the third swing) and the Cards are just suppose to put up with their punk as%&#. Give me a break. Ky hasn't been relevant outside of Lexington in years. I can't see that changing anytime soon with the present AD and coaching staff at Ky.


My comment: Hmmmm… If the irrelevant team has beaten the chickens the last two years than what does that make them??? Or the fact the UK is 18 and 10 against the chickens and has been in five final fours and has three championship game appearances to chickens two final four appearances and one championship game appearance since the regular season series started back means again, using his analogy, that the chickens are below the Cats…



Props to UK, mad props( as they say in the hood) for beating also ran LSU today. Honestly Kentucky has become as irrelevant as LSU in college hoops. They had their a$$ kicked this year by the varsity, Uconn won by thirty, UNC toyed with the 'Cats, even the JV(Georgia) drilled UK by double digits. The program hasn't won a national championship in a generation, or been to a final four. The Lexington school switches coaches like the Raiders do. UK has always been corrupt(Eddie Sutton, 50's point shaving scandal), but now they have the king of the cheaters, Calipari is the only coach to have two final fours vacated by the Ncaa for cheating. Yeah you have alot to be proud of these days if you're a Kentucky hoops fan! LOL!

My Comment: Again… Kelvin Sampson, Jim Harrick, Bruce Peral and Todd Bozemen who have been banned or suspended for cheating at some point… Where is Cal’s ban??? As for the cheating comments those are easy targets and for sure UK is guilty but if you go look at the back story for the 50’s stuff they did not LOSE games only made sure they stayed inside the spread, no excuse but the men who did this all became very reputable people and paid dearly for that mistake…



SEC bball what a laugh- back to the Maravich rupp days- bet if barkey had to do it over again he would never go to an sec school . Who is the only KY coach who didnt cheat or was a sleezebag- anser: Rick P. that kind of cheating is something irrelevant to the game . A Rupp the woody hayes of bball. E. Sutton lol Tubby lllllooll. and ur current coach . Chaney should have beaten him to death and ask derrick rose his own player about him . Rose is great DESPITE him . LOSERS. osu is 8 deep and u finally figure out who sullinger is maybe ull know who thomas is in a few weeks and matta is class and a great recruiter even at xavier. assure u that program will never have a tough of scandal and even though a mich guy (we are young and improving ast least in bball no more 1 on 1 Harris) have to respect classy guys like matta and Lighty plus OSU educated their bball players- look at kellogg and jackson articulate as anyone doing college sports on TV. and even oden went back for his degree. This is their year also see purdue as a possible final 4 team if they start using JuJuan more in the last 5 minutes- he is a beast as is Sullinger both will be top notch NBA players- neither wall or ET are really NBA franchise playrs though ET singlehandly got that team pretty far lst year. This year everyone handles the bll even Duiebler plays defense and u pick up poison. even if dukie have refs in their pockets and an easy regional anyone can take them out. Syracuse is nice but far more holes than osu and i think purdue is better. Big 10 is tough MSU might actuall be a middle of the pack team.



My Comment: Again I would like to say I just made this up but this is an actual comment… The biggest thing I have seen what Cal has done with Brandon Knight this year, Wall and Cousins last year and with Jorts this year and say this guy can develop talent… UK has many articulate graduates and I am guessing that reading between the lines here is an OSU fan and bet he would not want to discuss anything about his football team… As for the only coach who did not cheat that is false!!! I do not remember Joe B, Rick or Tubby ever having any sanctions laid upon the program and the 50’s incident was a PLAYER issue not a Coach issue so that would mean, if you are keeping score one of five of six coaches have had no sanctions leveled against them in their tenures…



Stanford Band

Where has you sense of humor gone??? The Stanford band was barred from playing at halftime of the Orange Bowl because of some past ‘fun’ they have had with pop culture… The fear was something directed towards Lebron and company like the list of things they have done in the past… Really good stuff… This came from Yahoo Sports…

• Once mocked the kidnapping of Cal alum Patty Hearst in Berkeley;• Commemorated the anniversary of UCLA alum Jayne Mansfield's (falsely rumored) decapitation in a car accident by playing "Another Saturday Night and I Ain't Got No Body" at the Rose Bowl;• Was banned from Oregon for 11 years for making fun of the pending extinction of the state's spotted owl during a conservation fight;• Received a lifetime ban from Notre Dame in 1997 for playing with a conductor in a nun's habit and a wooden crucifix as a baton during a show titled "These Irish, Why Must They Fight?" which featured jokes about the 19th century Irish Potato Famine and reportedly prompted a fan to charge the field screaming "You're all going to hell!";• Had members skip rehearsal to play outside the O.J. Simpson murder trial;• Employed five members of the dance team, the Stanford Dollies, to mock polygamy at BYU.




UK Football

It is very simple… This was a very disappointing season for UK… UK should have gone 7 and 5 or 8 and 4 during the regular season and been in a much better bowl than they ended up in this year…

The coaching was horrible throughout the year and the coaching in the bowl game this year was the worst coaching job of the year…

- Cobb hardly ever touched the ball…


- Newton obviously cannot throw the ball down the field even to a 6 foot 6 inch receiver (I do not think he ever threw a ball in his direction)…


- Special teams, as they were all year, were atrocious!!! Blocked punt and fake punt that was pitiful!!!


- The defense actually played well in the first half for once and then was awful in the 2nd half…

Joker’s tenure could be a short one unless he can improve the record next year and win more than six games… No bowl next year means he must go to a bowl the next or he will be out!!!

I still say that a pro style offense is never going to work at UK… Have to have a gimmick because UK players in general are always going be a little smaller and a little slower than the rest of the SEC…



UK Vs. Georgia

This was one of the games I thought UK would lose… Georgia is tough at home, has some good inside players and a new point guard… UGA always plays UK tough so again myself and really no one else is surprised…

I still think UK will lose to Vandy on the road and somewhere in there schedule is two other losses just not sure where they will come from… The lack of depth will hurt this team and hamper them in the SEC and NCAA tournaments…

At this point in the year I think Cal has a done a very good coaching job considering all the new players he has on the team… He needs at this point to get something out of Vargas and Stacey Poole and continue to press Jones so he gets better…



UK Vs LSU

Wow that was over quick…



UK Vs Bama

Another game that I was extremely concerned about. Bama has a coach… A really good coach who I think can do some great things their if they can hold on to him… Just like the coaches at Auburn…

Problem in this game is the youngsters just do not realize you have show up big on the road because you are going to take that SEC road teams best shot they will give all year… UK just went to sleep from the after about the first five minutes of the game to about eleven minutes to go in the 2nd half…

Allot of this looks to have to do with Brandon Knight… He did not even show up until about the eleven-minute mark when Kentucky was down twenty… He started leading the team, made some shots and got some help from the other disappearing act known as Darius Miller… Once they both picked it up things started to flow on both ends of the floor…

I thought Coach Cal did a great coaching job in the 2nd half by recognizing that Jorts was just not getting it done on offense and he put his unit in who can score… The run UK made was tremendous but a little problem with spacing at the end of the game cost UK a chance to win… You hear the commentators and coaches talk allot about spacing and if you watch Lamb and Knight at the end of the game you see what bad spacing can do…

Am I concerned??? I thought this team would lose four or five games in the conference… If the lose to South Carolina than the concern meter will be pegging the area of concern… They have to show up…



Football Playoff

Another NCAA hypocrisy…

Yes I am for a playoff but it has to be done in a way that protects the other bowls…

You have to do something that leaves the regular season very meaningful and you also have to have guidelines in place that if you are not a conference champion you are not eligible for a playoff (Yes that means only one SEC, Big 10, Pac 10, ACC, Big East and Big 12 teams get in)… This give you six schools and than two at large picks from the other conferences or independents…

A playoff this year would have included Va Tech, UCONN, Oklahoma, Auburn, Wisconsin, Oregon, TCU and Nevada… I am an SEC fans but I do not buy the argument that an LSU or any other team belong in a playoff this year because they are not a conference champ!!!

This year you would have had:

Game 1:UCONN (8) at Oregon (1)
Game 2: Oklahoma (5) at Wisconsin (4)
Game 3: Nevada (7) at Auburn (2)
Game 4: Va Tech (6) at TCU (3)


Second Round

Game 5: Game 1 winners Vs Game 2 winner (BCS Bowl)
Game 6: Game 3 Winner Vs Game 4 winner (BCS Bowl)
Game 7: Game 2 loser Vs Game 2 loser (BCS Bowl)
Game 8: Game 3 Loser Vs Game 4 loser (BCS Bowl)

Final

Game 5 Winner Vs Game 6 Winner



Random

- A Jets player who was mouthing about Tom Brady and the Patriots and calls them cheaters needs to look in the mirror… He has nine kids by six different women in six different states and is named in five other paternity suits… What a fantastic role model!!!



- The Kanter ruling is just a crying shame…


- Bears and Packers have never met for a Conference Championship before in their long history of playing each other… What a stage and what a game that will be!!!


- I am for anyone as long as it is not the Jets…… or the Cowboys!!!


- Man do I miss college football already…


- Congrats to Mark Pruitt for wining the Bowl Game Pick’em and to Sam Nation for winning the college football regular season Pick’em… If you are keeping score my wife beat me in Regular Season pick’em but I got revenge on her in the bowl games as we finished #1 and #2 at the bottom of the pile…


- Watched UK recruit play against Duke recruit on Friday night… They both looked very good on the court…


- KSR did a poll of who is UK’s best rival in basketball and IU did not even make the list… My how times have changed… That to me was/is UK’s greatest non conference rival in basketball with Chickens next…


- Coach Cal called T Jones a selfish Mother expletive during the game… I have no issue with that… During a game I was at a few weeks ago Cal met Jones at half court during a timeout and just looked at him and screamed…


- I loved Cal looking at Vargas also during the Bama game after he screwed up three times in about fifteen seconds to set the expletive down…


- What UK will do as the season progresses will be interesting… I think they will and should get better… Lack of bench players will hurt… No predictions at this point…