Sunday, June 28, 2009

Find out who's in Candace Parker's ear...

"Gods and Goofballs: The Blog" has moved!

To compensate for an expanded vision, the blog is now a Web site.

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Thanks, and see ya there, where you too can find out who's in Candace Parker's ear.

Monday, June 22, 2009

'The biggest goofball you'll ever meet'

Someone in the College World Series is bothered by nothing.

Find out who.

Another 'God's Gym'

At 25th St. and Broadway in Oakland, owner Gary Shields lives his story. From angry youth to living testimony, Shields tells Oakland Tribune columnist Dave Newhouse why he owes his life and his business to a higher power.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Telander: 'Dear God'

A certain Chicago politician has Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander pausing in mid-sentence and saying, "Dear God."

A bidder pill to swallow :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Rick Telander

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Book excerpt

When it comes to tennis rituals, the author likes how the gods of the grass courts lug their own equipment from the locker room to the court:

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal played greatest match at Wimbledon - Jon Wertheim -

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Will God punish Guillen again?

With a little less than eight hours before first pitch, there's still a chance the Cubs and White Sox will get it on today.

Or, scattered thunderstorms will offer Sox manager Ozzie Guillen another reason for reflection.

"God is punishing me to have a rain delay in this place," a smiling Guillen told reporters Tuesday, which eventually became a quasi off-day for both clubs.

Weather conditions postponed the series opener until Wednesday, a 4-1 Sox win.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Examiner: 'Lakers defeat Magic, and God'

You knew somebody wouldn't let this lie. The somebody in this case?

"Lakers defeat Magic, and God." That's the headline to this article. It pins Magic center Dwight Howard to his NBA Finals prediction, the one about the Magic beating the Lakers because of God.

The Magic lost, and now Howard's left to explain. Or at least left listening to everyone else explain for him, which is sort of what the Examiner's doing.