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Scuttle leftovers from Saturday

December 17, 2011 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Did you see where actor Alec Baldwin was bounced from an American Airlines flight for refusing to turn off his iPhone? Baldwin said American has “retired Catholic school gym teachers from the 1950s as flight attendants.” ...

Note to the girls in The Daily News office: reality star Jennifer “JWoww” Farley recommends pulling your hair back in a fight. “You don’t want some (bleep) yanking on your hair.” ...

Michigan, according to the LA Times, is among the teams recruiting Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian wide receiver Jordan Payton. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Payton holds school records for receptions, yards and touchdowns ...

From the Recommended Reading Dept.: Sports editor Ron Deuter’s blog on the wacky local radio situation with two stations showing up at some basketball games and missing others ...

Florence’s Dave Kallmann, motorsports writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on volatile Kurt Busch’s interview with ESPN: “Is it just me or, given the driver unemployment rate and sponsorship markets in NASCAR these days, does this not seem like a particularly good time for someone to lose his cool in such an embarrassing way?” ...

Iron Mountain’s Steve Mariucci named his All-Hall of Fame football team with Packers’ Reggie White, Ray Nitschke, Don Hutson and Forrest Gregg on the list. The NFL Network analyst did pick Dick Butkus but certainly didn’t make his Bears-loving cousin Lynn happy by omitting Walter Payton ...

Ron Kantowski of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, after hearing “Rocky”-type music played at the World Series of Bowling at the South Point: “Cut me, Mick. This blister on my thumb is making it difficult to pick up that 7-9 split.” ...

Tommy Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans, according to Charley Walters in the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press, “lead in the Tyus Jones sweepstakes.” Izzo has been in Minnesota watching the 15-year-old Apple Valley sophomore point guard ...

Wide receiver Tori Gurley, who turned down a chance to join the Minnesota Vikings, elected to stay with the Green Bay Packer practice squad. The money’s not bad, about $5,700 a week or $96,900 for the season ...

 
 

 

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