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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Keith Olbermann: Ken Gurnick Is World’s Worst Person In Sports

And here I thought my calling him Gurnickelback was bad…..

Repoz Posted: January 08, 2014 at 02:00 AM | 17 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Monty Predicts a Padres-Mariners WS in 2016 Posted: January 08, 2014 at 02:46 AM (#4633018)
At one point, Olbermann says, "The first time I heard one play accuse another of PED use, it was in late 1986."
   2. Mom makes botox doctors furious Posted: January 08, 2014 at 03:08 AM (#4633027)
perfect
   3. steagles Posted: January 08, 2014 at 03:08 AM (#4633028)
monkey testosterone?
   4. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: January 08, 2014 at 03:15 AM (#4633029)
"The first time I heard one play accuse another of PED use, it was in late 1986."

Morris can be forgiven though since he only juiced to the score.
   5. madvillain Posted: January 08, 2014 at 03:51 AM (#4633034)
twitter is at the apex of its influence, it can't get anymore influential. It's where Facebook was in 2009. Microsoft in the lat 90's, AOL in 1993. Olbermann in uh, 1996.

   6. Tripon Posted: January 08, 2014 at 04:31 AM (#4633036)
Facebook is supposed to be for a close social network. Twitter truly feels like you can ask somebody anything, and see that you can get a response.
   7. madvillain Posted: January 08, 2014 at 04:44 AM (#4633037)
For sure tripon but twitter is just a platform, just like say live journal or tumble. The concept is now ubiquitous. The valuation and zeitgeist has peaked for the company IMO.
   8. Everybody Loves Tyrus Raymond Posted: January 08, 2014 at 07:55 AM (#4633043)
Here's how stupid Ken Gurnick is: he actually made me want to fist-bump Keith Olbermann. And not on his nose, for once.
   9. zonk Posted: January 08, 2014 at 08:15 AM (#4633044)
Cats and dogs, LIVING TOGETHER... Mass hysteria!
   10. vivaelpujols Posted: January 08, 2014 at 08:25 AM (#4633047)
"The 6th best prospect in the Minnesota Twins farm system..."

My god who can we look up to now?
   11. Misirlou's been working for the drug squad Posted: January 08, 2014 at 09:08 AM (#4633063)
I like Olberman when he sticks to sports.
   12. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: January 08, 2014 at 09:19 AM (#4633065)
Cats and dogs, LIVING TOGETHER... Mass hysteria!

it wasn't mass hysteria in Wisconsin but when I stopped by to check on a neighbor (even older than me!) her dog and two cats were all huddled up in the dog bed

   13. Wins Above Paul Westerberg Posted: January 08, 2014 at 10:27 AM (#4633103)
"The 6th best prospect in the Minnesota Twins farm system..."

Oohhh, Keith effed that up. Rosario was suspended, but it was for "drugs of abuse" not PEDs.

Which I've been meaning to ask: Rosario looks about ready for a mid-season call up; could the team put him on the 40-man and negate this suspension? Or can that not be done retroactively?
   14. JJ1986 Posted: January 08, 2014 at 10:35 AM (#4633115)
Which I've been meaning to ask: Rosario looks about ready for a mid-season call up; could the team put him on the 40-man and negate this suspension? Or can that not be done retroactively?


I don't think it can be done now, but when Marcus Stroman was suspended the Jays had time between the test and the announcement when they could have added him.
   15. smileyy Posted: January 08, 2014 at 01:37 PM (#4633358)
Hyperbole is Olbermann's stock-in-trade, but I'd have to think that worse people in the world of sports are those who cover up or hinder sexual assault investigations to keep athletes for "their" team on the field.
   16. cardsfanboy Posted: January 08, 2014 at 01:42 PM (#4633369)
Hyperbole is Olbermann's stock-in-trade, but I'd have to think that worse people in the world of sports are those who cover up or hinder sexual assault investigations to keep athletes for "their" team on the field.


In the excerpt above, he goes out of his way to clarify "worse person in sports." isn't a literal definition of worst person. (I mean he listed FSU online store as one of his three because they accidently advertised the championship shirt with the scores reversed.)
   17. Shredder Posted: January 08, 2014 at 02:08 PM (#4633405)
it wasn't mass hysteria in Wisconsin but when I stopped by to check on a neighbor (even older than me!) her dog and two cats were all huddled up in the dog bed
Those cats must have been much nicer than these cats.

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