MURPHY’S LAW: Marathon Man, Amazing Spiderman, Muse Survival
While I found it taxing in this heat to reach the end of the sidewalk to pick up the newspaper, Des Moines’ Steve Cannon just finished 40 marathons in 40 days. Cannon ran around Lake Michigan to raise money for cancer research. Well done, Steve.
My favorite issue of Sports Illustrated is out this week: “Where are they now?”. The great Earl Campbell is on the cover. SI also catches up with Reggie Jackson, who says, among other things, Kirby Puckett, Gary Carter, and Bert Blyleven don’t belong in the Hall of Fame.
David Ortiz hit home run 400, and a nation yawned.
I think the Rockets are reaching when they offered Jeremy Lin $28 million. Nice story, but I think we’ve already seen the high point. And didn’t the Rockets already have Lin?
The I-Cubs can’t wait for Omaha to leave.
I feel like it’s too soon for a reboot of Spiderman, but those who have seen it, tell me it’s good.
I still can’t get over some of the things that came out of the mouth of that profane stuffed bear, Ted.
The Olympic anthem this year is Survival by Muse. The song sounds like Queen in structure, and the lyrics are literal to the point of laughter, but it’s growing on me. Probably because the Olympic video is so good. See it here