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While you were sleeping

Posted on: January 30, 2008 12:39 pm
 
Sometimes, it is OK to cry about football. At least, that's what Community favorite momluvsfootball says. Mom got those waterworks going this morning while reading Pete Prisco's column about Kevin Everett and Domenik Hixon. It is one of the most emotional stories this season. Find out what other gridiron events have brought momma to tears in In love with the Game, Mom's View.

Footballstu is back, and once again evaluating baseballs best young talents. Today, Stu hits the hot corner, for a look at up-and-coming third basemen. I feel so old. One of the players on this list was born right around the time Vanilla Ice was topping the charts. Stop, collaborate and check out Stu on This.

Unless you sleep about 18 hours a night, you've probably heard that the Twins have finally reached an agreement that would send Johan Santana to the Mets in exchange for prospects. For the Amazins, it sounds almost too good to be true. Of course, Yankee and Red Sox fans are now trying to convince us (and themselves) that they never wanted Santana in the first place. Yeah, sure. DragonRider23 dissects the move, and projects Johan's stats in his Baseball and Football Blog.

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Comments

Since: Mar 7, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2008 12:53 am
 

While you were sleeping

Sorry, forgot to thank you for another mention. I'm glad I'm putting out product that can even be considered for "While You Were Sleeping."



Since: Sep 30, 2007
Posted on: January 30, 2008 8:18 pm
 

While you were sleeping

Maybe I should have titled my blog "Stu is back with a brand new edition"?

By the way, I had that same thought when I saw Villona was born in 1990...  Late 1990 at that.  And could you imagine if you had played Rookie ball as a high school junior?  .485 slugging percentage.  Un-be-lievable.



Since: Jan 23, 2008
Posted on: January 30, 2008 5:31 pm
 

While you were sleeping

I agree with mom. We forget these things far too quickly. However, I'm ecstatic that Everett is doing so much better than initially expected.

I remember watching that game at the local sports bar. The entire place went quiet after that. Suddenly, the score of the game didn't mean that much anymore.

Nice job to both mom and Joe.



Since: Dec 23, 2007
Posted on: January 30, 2008 2:28 pm
 

While you were sleeping

Now this is great.. Got lots to do now....Good job...



Since: Sep 9, 2006
Posted on: January 30, 2008 1:05 pm
 

While you were sleeping

Wow Joe, thanks for the rec...and the pictures to accompany it.  And thanks for  starting the waterworks again with that...lol.  Hopefully we'll continue to keep Everett in our thoughts and prayers as he continues to recover. 


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