Monday, February 12, 2007

Headlines for Monday, Feb 12

The Barber of NBC-ville - Retired runningback Tiki Barber will work as an analyst for NBC next season; Barber has already started compiling his first field piece - an evaluation of the gaping void in the New York Giants' backfield.

Reid-ing into things - Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the team to attend to the recent incidents regarding his two sons. Philadelphia owner Jeffrey Lurie released an official statement from the franchise, saying "I cannot go into specifics about how Andy will handle the situation, but my guess is that the kids will probably be passing more."

Since U Benson Gone - Orioles righty Kris Benson is likely out for the season after tearing his rotator cuff; when asked how the injury occurred if Benson wasn't pitching, he replied, "Sometimes it takes my wife a while to finish when there aren't news cameras in the bedroom. Oops, did I say that? Silly me. I mean, no comment."

Nag, Nag, Nagy - The Dallas Stars acquired winger Ladislav Nagy from the Coyotes for a prospect and a 1st round pick; said Nagy, "To be honest, Phoenix wasn't really much of a hockey town, so I'm looking forward to playing in Dallas."

Put down your Dukes - The Duke men's basketball team dropped out of the top 25 this week for the first time in ten years; Coach Mike Krzyzewski explained the situation, saying "we've tried going into the tournament as sleepers in the past and it didn't really work, so this year, we're gonna try being super-dooper-babooper Rip Van Winkle sleepers!"

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