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ScuttleBu(r)t leftovers

December 4, 2011 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Couple problems with Fox Sports Detroit’s coverage of state football finals: Why so many games on Fox Sports Detroit Plus and just what one on Fox Sports Detroit (did we really have to see those college football games) and what’s with the boys football logo between replays (boys football? It’s just football, open to all). Did enjoy sideline reporter Shannon Hogan’s noteworthy efforts ...

From Ron Kantowski, Las Vegas Review-Journal: “Kurt Busch's interview with pit reporter Dr. Jerry Punch after Busch 22's transmission blew up at Homestead recalled Ralphie's dad in ‘A Christmas Story’ when the furnace conked out, with the exception that NASCAR didn't fine Ralphie's dad $50,000 for poor behavior.” ...

Look for Central Michigan University’s field goal and free throw shooting percentages to improve. The Chips have added former Menominee High School sharpshooter Pat Miller to the men’s basketball coaching staff. Miller has taught the mechanics of shooting at every level, including the NBA and a Kingsford youth camp ...

Tough spot for Tommy Izzo when facing Duke and Mike Krzyzewski, who was aiming to surpass Bob Knight's record for NCAA coaching wins. "I was either gonna be the pitcher that threw to Henry Aaron for the record-breaker," Izzo told the Detroit Free Press, "or I was gonna be the guy that shot Bambi." ...

From Phil Mushnick, New York Post: “Ndamukong Suh’s next Subway sandwiches TV commercial will show him stomping Jared into a ground beef Sloppy Joe, with relish.”

 
 

 

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