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MURPHY’S LAW: Steelers Crime Against Fashion, Tank the Tortoise Update

Posted on: 9:21 pm, October 24, 2012, by , updated on: 12:25pm, November 9, 2012

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Many of these high school football first round playoff games are blowouts. Many feature continuous running clocks to show mercy and get the game over sooner. Can’t see how either side enjoys that much…

Pablo Sandoval, the Kung Fu Panda, with three home runs in World Series game 1. Wow. Wonder if kids of this generation will remember Panda’s game the way I do Reggie Jackson’s 3-HR night. Reggie did it on three pitches. Can you name the other two players to hit 3 in one World Series game? Answer at the end…

Once again, the team that had to go all the way to game 7 in the league championship series looks much better than the team that swept. The past three times it’s happened, the “tired” team has beaten the “rested” team. Giants making it look likely again…

Bill Simmons’ popular sports website, Grantland, has discovered the shaky sports internship of Harrison Barnes here at channel 13. Read about it, see video here…

Three weeks after we gave our Russian tortoise to a family that will provide “Tank” with a more tortoise-loving home, one of our kids finally noticed. Three weeks!…

Frank Deford’s HBO story on Iowa City West’s Caroline Found and family was moving, inspirational, and sad. Here’s a web extra provided by HBO: Caroline

I can’t believe the Steelers will wear these against the Redskins Sunday. These are immediately in the top three worst uniforms I’ve ever seen. A cross between prison uniforms and bumblebees.

This is a bad look. (Picture provided by Steelers.com)

Des Moines Register sports columnist Bryce Miller will stand in front of the Register at 715 Locust Street Friday between 1 and 3 p.m. to collect coats for the “Keeping Our Kids Warm” program. Please drop off a coat if you’re able and willing…

Answer: Albert Pujols (last year) and Babe Ruth (twice)…