Friday, January 27, 2012
LEFTY McNEIL ON SPORTS...1/27/12...NATIONAL SPORTS...U.S.A. men win 1-0 over Panama in soccer...WHAT! This has been the busiest summer (in Southern Hemisphere) for Antarctic expeditions...20 different groups trying to ski/hike/travel across South Pole...What happened to going to Florida??...Russian Tatiana Aryasova stripped of 2011 Toyoko Marathon title, what else drugs!...Tom Izzo of Michigan State gets 400th victory as head basketball coach...Tampa Bay Buc's sign Greg Schiano to be head football coach, Tampa Bay vs New Jersey in January (nice move Greg)...Nike founder Phil Knight puts his foot in his mouth at Paterno wake (Phil stick to shoes...)...1.3 million people watched 1st "live" broadcast of English Premier League Soccer Game last weekend in the U.S.A. ( 50 years from now, "Daddy what was the NFL, XFL, WFL ???)...STATE SPORTS...Wizards win with new coach 92-75 over Bobcats (I smell dynasty here!)...Terps men/women need to bounce back from Duke games in ACC...LOCAL SPORTS...2/16/12 KI vs QA in 301/50 basketball games (can we get some cheerleaders at girls games???)...MSP Polar Plunge "THIS" weekend!