Happy 33rd Birthday Albert Pujols!Pujols, the former three-time National league MVP has become the defin¬ing player of baseball`s modern post-steroid era. In addition to his three MVPs, Pujols has won two World Series with the St.Louis Cardinals and been selected as an all-star nine times. My two favourite details about Pu¬jols are: his grandmother`s given first name is “America” and his last name is pronounced “Poo-Holes” which is awesome because I am 12.
Happy Anniversary Ivan Lendl! On this day in 1981, Lendl intentionally lost a match so he could avoid play¬ing his nemesis Bjorn Borg. Lendl wanted to beat Borg at a grand slam, so he decided to throw his match at the Volvo Masters so he could hide his game plan against Borg for the French Open. Borg proceeded to dispatch Lendl in the 1981 French Open final, 6–1, 4–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1.
Happy Trails Seattle Seahawks! Most Seahawks fans are also Washington Huskies fans, so normally I’d say y’all deserve all the sorrow in the world. Also, your coach is Pete Carroll who is a genuine dick. That being said, that was a really tough way to lose on Sunday. I was all set to let Andre write a gloating column outlining why Seattle would win a Super Bowl but then that happened. If only Pete Carroll understand when to use his timeouts…