Colt McCoy’s Pro Day

by Coltrane

Colt McCoy had an outstanding Pro Day on Thursday.  At least one observer thought he looked better than likely #1 overall pick Sam Bradford.

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said McCoy answered any questions about his injury.

“I thought he did a very good job,” McCarthy said.

McCarthy was in Norman, Okla., […]

Bill Simmons, Propeller Head

by Coltrane

Bill Simmons has signed on to baseball’s stat-head revolution.   Here’s a fun article that discusses some of the more popular sabermetric work.  The piece is a friendly way to introduce stuff that can be fairly intimidating.  Stuff like OPS, VORP, WAR, FIP, UZR, and BABIP.   Simmons is always entertaining, read it and be informed.

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Ichiro Traded? Griffey to Retire?

By Blaidd Drwg

In case you missed it, Larry Stone wrote an article entitled “Five rejected April Fools prank stories (No, Prince Fielder is NOT coming to Seattle)” in yesterday’s Seattle Times. He was trying to be funny, but in reality, 2 of the 5 stories would actually make the Mariners a better team if […]

Avila in Wallingford

By Iron Chef Leftovers

I had been meaning to visit a newer restaurant in Wallingford, Avila, right on 45th in the old Bella Cosa space, for some time now. I really had no excuse despite Mrs. Iron Chef Leftovers not really being interested in the menu – they are open for lunch. Well, I finally […]