Don't look now, but the mighty Chicago Cubs are only 3.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Frank Thomas became the 21st MLB player to hit 500 home runs, and Craig Biggio notched his 3000th hit (the 27th player to do so) last night, marking the first time in history that two very good players on teams no one particularly cared about reached important milestones on the night of a more entertaining NBA draft.
The Astros blew a 3-2 lead in the 8th inning last night, as a 5-run outburst by the A's led to a <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=270613118" target="_blank">7-3 defeat for Houston</a>.
Last week LSU <a href="http://www.everydayshouldbesaturday.com/?p=3439" target="_blank">mourned the passing</a> of its 17-year-old tiger mascot Mike V when the big kitty's kidneys failed.
We all remember those good times from yesterday, when police searched one of Michael Vick's properties and <a href="../post.phtml?pk=2713" target="_blank">found neglected dogs</a>, which stirred the news that he's long been under investigation for participating in illegal cock- and dog-fighting.
Ramy Brooks, who has twice finished second in the Iditarod, was <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/other/story/6584440" target="_blank">disqualified in this year's race</a> after abusing his dogs.
My thanks goes today to <a href="http://donkeycarnival.blogspot.com/2007/03/usda-tackles-bear-wrestling.html" target="_blank">Donkey Carnival</a>, which alerted me to the swirling controversy in Cleveland, where the <a href="http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/news/1173861766117480.xml&coll=2&thispage=1" target="_blank">USDA is trying to prevent</a> Caesar the Wrestling Bear from doing what he was born to do: wrestle humans.
So, everybody knows about Kansas State's tradition of <a href="http://lioninoil.blogspot.com/2007/02/chicken-toss-contraband.html" target="_blank">throwing live chickens on the court</a> when they play, Kansas, right.
Even though the Cardinals <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=260927124" target="_blank">snapped their 7-game losing streak</a> on (who else.
With all this talk of baseball teams making the playoffs, I haven't given fair attention to the St.