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Posts Tagged ‘Bill Plaschke’

Fiesta Bowl Moved Up To Jan. 2

With the NFL lockout resolved, the 2012 Fiesta Bowl has been moved up from Jan. 5 to Jan. 2.

The BCS originally left the evening of Jan. 2 free in case the NFL had to push their season back due to the lockout.

The Fiesta Bowl will now be played right after the Rose Bowl, which is on Jan. 2 next year because New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday.

 

 

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Video: Versus announcer calls Red Wings player "Hitler"

Chalk this up to an unfortunate slip of the tongue, but during last night’s Coyotes-Red Wings game Versus announcer Brian Engblom called Detroit’s Jiri Hudler “Hitler,” then quickly corrected himself. Eerily enough, yesterday would have been Adolf Hitler‘s 122th birthday.

(H/T to Deadspin)

How Much Would You Pay for Freddy Adu to Tweet on Your Behalf?

Sure, we’ll do another one about Twitter.

The Awl puts together a wonderful list of how much various “celebrities” charge per sponsored tweets. A few athletes of note make an appearance.

American soccer starlet Freddy Adu leads the group with a simple “call.” Translation: “Too much.” Adu 385,486 followers, but there have to be some better deals on the list, right?

Well, glad you asked. Read more