Category: The Avengers

John Carter vs. The Avengers SMACKDOWN 1

John Carter vs. The Avengers SMACKDOWN

With the impending release of JOHN CARTER on DVD, and THE AVENGERS breaking records at the box office, it is past time to compare and contrast these two latest Disney/Buena Vista movies.

Two Komen runs = double the support 0

Two Komen runs = double the support

There are so many double entendres I could use, but I leave that for the comments. We’ve had a team (Komen Get It) for four years in the Houston Komen run. My wife started...

Sage Rosenfels in Playing for Pizza by John Grisham 0

Sage Rosenfels in Playing for Pizza by John Grisham

In Grisham’s excellent book Playing for Pizza, Rick Dockery is a 3rd string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns who comes into the game with a 17 point lead and only a few minutes remaining....

Favre-Jets, Olajuwon-Raptors, Emmitt-Cardinals 1

Favre-Jets, Olajuwon-Raptors, Emmitt-Cardinals

Hakeem Olajuwon played 17 seasons for the Houston Rockets, and one season at the end of his career for the Toronto Raptors. After averaging over 21.5 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocked shots per...

nike + iPod gadget 0

nike + iPod gadget

I started out as a skeptic, but I’ve become a big fan of my nike+iPod gadget set. My wife got me the gift box set for Christmas which has an iPod Nano, the Nike+...

my favorite time of the year: NBA and NHL playoffs 0

my favorite time of the year: NBA and NHL playoffs

I’m in Dallas blogging from my blackberry which my friend Craver thinks is essential. I am at BJs sports bar. While I am waiting for the Rockets to begin their comeback on the jazz,...

bookrev: Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson 0

bookrev: Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

Kurson’s Shadow Divers (loaned to me by my friend Charles, thanks Charles!) is a well written and thoroughly researched non-fiction story of two divers pushing themselves physically and mentally to discover the truth behind...

Houston Rockets 07-08: Mavs, Spurs and Dikembe dunkin’ 0

Houston Rockets 07-08: Mavs, Spurs and Dikembe dunkin’

The week started off in “flashback” fashion, as the Rockets went to Dallas, showed some promise, and then failed to close the deal. Just like in several games last year, most notably the playoffs,...

Houston Rockets ’07-’08: 1st Weekend 0

Houston Rockets ’07-’08: 1st Weekend

While everyone else in the American sports world was gearing up for Pats-Colts/Brady-Manning, most of us in Houston are gearing up for the early gauntlet the Rockets will run this second week of the...

Rugby World Cup 2nd weekend 1

Rugby World Cup 2nd weekend

See my weekend one post here. New Zealand looked everything the favorite as they beat Portugal 108-13, even with many second tier players playing and some out of position. Neither Jonny Wilkinson nor his...

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