But if you can't help yourself, Al Saunders skips the Marine Corps Marathon to, what, add pages to his playbook? Actually, some plays have been tossed out. Brunell leads the NFL in window dressing, while our favorite Skins blogger recommends Brunell visit the Sackler Gallery, which seems as good an idea as any.
Anyhow, Georgetown adjusts to being the hunted, Rick Pitino calls the Hoyas
one of "two great teams" in the Big East but JTIII says all the teams are even after Pitt, and Jeff Green could be the league's best all-around player. Elsewhere, we have more big talk from CAA coaches, who are thinking multiple NCAA tournament bids even as they continue to celebrate Mason's run, which has Larranaga still in the spotlight. And Karl Hobbs is already convinced his GW team is overrated.
United's Troy Perkins wants to start for the U.S. national team one day, United's Bobby Boswell keeps photos of Ben Olsen on his computer, a Vancouver paper talks about the Caps winning the Stanley Cup (by the end of the decade). Those Caps lead the division in blogs and Joe Sakic says Ovie is "definitely the most exciting player" in hockey, while the club is dogged as a "lower-tier" Eastern Conference team despite being sixth in the East in points-recorded-per-game. Haters. Nats asst. GM Tony Siegle is gone after nearly five years, which could lead to his 24th baseball boss, and the Phillies' AAA manager is enthusiastic about the Nats job, via Venezuela. And I guess this means the Wizards look like an Academy Award?