Man, the Olympics were fun, weren't they? But they're gone now, there goes our time in the spotlight. Did you know that they showed all those British Columbia tourism commercials to British Columbians, too? I never like the California tourism commercials. It's always the Governator and his celebrity friends, mocking the unemployed.
The Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament starts in like a day, so get ready to start seeing that. Remember you can watch it on YouTube for free. I've chosen the rags-to-riches Deccan Chargers as my team, almost at random.
On with news! In this edition: Tony Hawk says he thinks it's time for skateboarding to be granted Olympic status, the next episode of the Iditablog podcast is ready, and is worth an hour of your time to say the very least, tie-breakers are in order at the Curling Nationals in Kalamazoo, and TooJay's is hosting the Corned Beef Eating Championship in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida next Wednesday, St. Patrick's Day.
Reminder: Survivor is tonight!
- Skateboarding in the Olympics - Universal Sports
The International Olympic Committee says it's trying to connect with young people. Young people like snowboarding and skateboarding. Snowboarding adds cool to the Winter Games. Isn't it time for skateboarding to make it into the Summer Games?
- United States Curling Association - Playoff field still murky
Last undefeated team falls, tiebreakers on the horizon at 2010 Nationals
- Iditablog Podcast 2010 – Ep 3 | Iditablog.com – Iditarod 2010 News and Coverage
Take a listen to
today’s[yesterday's] podcast as we break down the current standings, give analysis on layovers, talk about scratched mushers, answer emails, take your calls, and chat about the weather….. sounds like fun, doesn’t it?
- Major League Eating & International Federation of Competitive Eating
This St. Patrick's Day Major League Eating will team up with TooJay's Gourmet Deli and National Deli to present The TooJay's World Class Corned Beef Eating Championship from Palm Beach Gardens, FL. A prize pool of $10,000 is on the line in the 10-minute contest featuring National Deli corned beef on rye sandwiches prepared by TooJay's!
- [Note by Axion, 03/11/10 9:09 AM PST ] - added link
Halfway to Nome | Iditablog.com – Iditarod 2010 News and Coverage
If you needed proof that anything is possible in the Iditrod, take this morning’s early win by Dallas Seavey into the halfway checkpoint of Cripple.