Tag Archives: Michigan State Spartans

Entrails: April 6th, 2009

I assume the text won't be overlaid. (Gizmodo)

I assume the text won't be overlaid. (Gizmodo)

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MLB’s plan for Web video is exhaustive, awesome. (Gizmodo)

Your college is so fat, instead of having dining halls, they have troughs! Fine. Don’t laugh. (LeMassive)

Sick of Twitter? Try (the fake) Flutter! (Search Engine Watch)

A review of soccer podcasts. (Avoiding the Drop)

Is being poor getting harder? (Freakonomics Blog)

Washington Wizards remake Nike commercial, redeem season. (Dustin Canalin)

So, wait, people think there’s a way the NBA Finals won’t be Cavs-Lakers? (TrueHoop) Continue reading

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Entrails: March 31st, 2009

They seem happy.

They seem happy.

I’m starting something new. This is a daily collection of links, not all sports-related, devoted to the best, most interesting, or most important stuff I want to share.

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Does Tim Tebow have a new girlfriend? Does it really matter? Tebow’s an athletic, good-looking college student; he can and should be in relationships with whoever he wants to be. That we in the blogosphere get to ogle his possible paramours is a little unfair, but, I suppose, just how the game is played. (The Big Lead)

Great take on Michigan State in the Final Four: Could fan proximity hurt the plane, hotel, and taxi services? (Sports Biz)

Awesome Flickr slideshow of the Rochester Americans’ pink rink. (Flickr)

Using RSS and SMS to make Craigslist shopping easy and fast. (Lifehacker)

The return of The Electric Company looks promising, with David Lee and other celebs lending a hand. (TrueHoop)

More Irish footie, this time with “The Blokes of the Week.” (The Red Carders)

Pixar and Dreamworks, graphically compared. (Alex Ewing)

The Rookies, podcasting. (The Rookies) Continue reading

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The Elite Eight Breakdown: Ranking Final Four and Championship Games

Yeah, I enjoy doing these things. They’re fun, even if I’m doing them with an NCAA Tournament with the second-chalkiest Elite Eight since it expanded to 64 teams. (Only 2007, with three-seed Oregon crashing a top-two-lines party, beats 2009 in that respect, though the 2007 Final Four was much chalkier.)

As always, I rank these matchups in order of their appeal to me. Selected capsule previews and rankings follow.

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