how to clean polo boots The Spectator lets the air out of 2015
This is The Spectator, Ian Hamilton look at the weird and wacky goings on in the world of sports.
Inflation was a major topic during 2015 and we’re not talking about the economy.
The New England Patriots’ role in Deflategate was just one of the main stories of the year in sports. A punch up in the New York Jets’ locker room, the FIFA bribery scandal and Tiger Woods’ continued decline also were fodder for columnists everywhere.
Here are some of The Spectator’s favourite quips and quotes from 2015. Patriots are suspected of cutting so many corners, their home field should be an oval.
footballs will be over 13 (pounds per square inch). Patriot footballs will be under 13 psi.
“Here hoping his water wings were properly inflated.” The Spectator, after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady jumped off a 40 foot high cliff into the ocean during a family vacation in Costa Rica.
yet somehow I don think Tom will lose any sleep with a supermodel over this.
call it the worst play call in the history of the universe, but we simply aren aware of all other solar systems. Chuck Culpepper of the Washington Post, tweeting his reaction to the goal line interception Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw that gave the Patriots the Super Bowl title.
an interesting take on the pivotal play, but until further notice, the interception is still credited to cornerback Malcolm Butler. Bob Molinaro of the Hampton Roads Virginian Pilot, after Wilson told a church congregation in San Diego that God told him He wanted to see how Wilson would respond to adversity.
Brady said he wants to give his MVP truck to the man who won the game for the Patriots. So enjoy that truck, Pete Carroll. Kaseberg, zinging the Seahawks head coach for calling the play that resulted in the interception.
blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike untimely death. The family supplied obituary in the Spokane Spokesman Review for Michael Vedvik, who died of a heart attack Sunday before he could watch a recording of the Super Bowl. “Lots of stuff coming out of the attic,
then a lot of stuff coming out of the basement.” Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, telling the Indianapolis Star too much information about the bout of food poisoning that sidelined him early in the season.
waiting to notify next of kin before publicly announcing Peyton Manning status.
“It sounds like Jay is a very touchy Feely person.” The Spectator, after former NFL kicker Jay Feely told Showtime’s Jim Rome that he respected Tim Tebow as a man but thought he was the worst quarterback ever.
like someone who can cook buying a great set of pots and pans. Miami Herald columnist Greg Cote, after the New York Jets acquired receiver Brandon Marshall from the Chicago Bears despite not having a proven quarterback.
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“Apparently Ikemefuna Enemkpali hates the nickname ‘Eye Chart.’ ” Kaseberg, after the linebacker punched quarterback Geno Smith in the Jets’ locker room.
Bears reach out to Jets player that punched out Geno Smith to check availability on meeting with Jay Cutler. A tweet on the Faux John Madden account after Enemkpali’s punch.
“George no doubt is hoping for a long run.” The Spectator, after it was reported that former Tennessee Titans tailback Eddie George had landed a role in the Broadway musical Chicago. coaches are close to offering a full ride to the gleam in some dude eye. Brad Dickson of the Omaha World Herald, after reports surfaced that the University of Miami football program offered scholarships to three Grade 8 students.
Hannibal Lecter ran a 4.3( second 40), we probably diagnose it as an eating disorder. Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim, discussing how NFL teams address character issues among NCAA players.
“I just looking forward to hopping on the wife. Arkansas Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema, trying (but failing) to say he was eager to get on a plane with his missus and head home from a road game. “That’s the big tournament where you start out with 64 teams, and in only three weeks you’re down to no girlfriend.” NBC’s Seth Meyers, discussing March Madness.