Welcome By-Godders to the Tuesday edition of The Shotgun/Throwdown, brought to you today by Eichler's.
I wish football season would just start already. August sports are a drag, for the most part. The tipline isn't just open for story suggestions. It's for anything you want to see posted here: videos/pics of the day, Miss Throwdown nominations, sponsor requests, etc. See you after the jump:
What you may have missed:
The Lichtensteining Of Syracuse Hits A Snag (Updated) - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
And you thought OUR kicking situation was weird.
TheMatadorSports | Profanity Pays
Beamer fining for cursing?!?! Good thing Trickett doesn't work for him.
The Wiz of Odds: Let the Voting Begin for Poster Primary No. 1
Not that it's a big deal, but come on guys, we're way behind Iowa State?
Rutgers hasn't settled on a quarterback... - Star-Ledger/NJ.com
And yet some pick them to win the league.
News of Note:
Big East position rankings: Quarterback - ESPN
Numbers, not size, may keep Hargrett out - The Charleston Gazette
What's with all the midget RB's lately?
Big East bowl picture: It is what it is - The Charleston Gazette
Another bowl rant, this time by Hickman.
Fast Learner - MSNsportsNET.Com
Shawne Alston is profiled.
Creepiest NCAA Mascots - Photo Gallery, 16 Pictures - LIFE
And the Orange doesn't make an appearance.
Marrone Makes His Mark at Syracuse - The Quad Blog - NYTimes.com
Doug Marrone hasn't wasted any time in implementing a
plan panic at Syracuse. Seriously though, I hope they can somehow turn that thing around...just not against us.
What's on Tap:
It's slow, I know but we have the one thing great about August sports: Little League World Series
Today's MIss Throwdown is Miss Kate Hudson. She gets the honor due to my appointment tonight with The Black Crowes (lead singer is her ex...a bit of a stretch, I know). I wish I could put a picture up of Chris Robinson here and have a date with Kate, but alas, that won't work. Damn restraining orders. Follow the pic to a gallery.
I feel like this Miss Throwdown post doesn't quite meet the standards as before, so here's a bonus gallery of Luciana Bertolini, Miss World Brazil 2009: