Sunday, July 19, 2009

A Short One on Sunday Morning

Today's post qualifies as the shortest post ever. I think we'll see a few more of these miniatures during the dog days of the off season.

In Predator Nation...

Big news today is a new 303:30 Podcast, featuring Dirk Hoag and Brandon Felder. As you would expect in a summer edition, a wide range of topics is covered. Check it out. It is a great listen.

Something that isn't discussed much is that Steve Sullivan was on the 1992-93 Memorial Cup Championship team, the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Last weekend, they had a reunion with 22 of the 25 players returning for the event. When it was all over, Sully picked up the whole tab.

Around the NHL...

Ken Campbell at The Hockey News has an even handed look at the NHL TV contract that will be up for renewal on NBC and Versus in two years. The Versus contract being up after the 2010-11 is the reason that the NHL went with only two years on this week's NBC contract renewal.

I'm continuing to follow the Apollo 11 mission, 40 years later, at We Close the Moon. Here is a page from NASA and an AP story that tells where all the main players in the mission are today.

In the golf world, its been great seeing Tom Watson flirt with winning the Open Championship. After leading at the end of the second and third rounds, he fell out of the lead early today and is now back in a tie after a collapse at #5 by Ross Fisher. Whether he wins or not, its been a victory for all us older guys. Watson makes Chris Chelios seem like a youngster.

More later...

Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass

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