Good, Bad, and Ugly

No, the other Korea…

February 22, 2010

north korea490

south korea flag cropPlease see this page. I can see our national flag on the sled, called ‘Taegukgi.’

Phyllis who?

November 5, 2009

Phyllis manager backs Hamels, may start a Game Seven

Seriously, Phyllis manager? Who is doing your editing, are you outsourcing it to some third world country?

Which sport?

October 23, 2009

Dara Torres faces “long road ahead” after knee surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Five-times Olympian Dara Torres was “doing fine” after radical knee surgery but was still uncertain if she will compete at the 2012 London Games.

Grammar in Olympics story…

October 8, 2009

Chicago go out in first round of 2016 Olympics voting
COPENHAGEN, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Chicago were eliminated after the first round of voting for the 2016 Olympics host city.

Useful information, but wrong…

October 1, 2009

Redskins’ season threatens to unravel after loss to Lions “We need to get guys to stay together,” Redskins two-time Pro Bowl linebacker London Fletcher told reporters. “That is one of the main things you got to do.

The author states that London Fletcher is a two time Pro Bowler. In fact, he has been an eight time alternate while never actually having been elected or sent to the Pro Bowl.

Unfortunate typo…

September 28, 2009

Klitschko retains WBC title with Arreola victory

He then burst into teats and apologized to his hometown crowd, who had cheered wildly for him throughout the fight.

The game was scoreless, 7-7…

September 15, 2009

Super Bowl champs Steelers get winning start

The opening game of the new NFL season was a grueling physical battle and stood scoreless at halftime after normally reliable Titans kicker Rob Bironas missed one field goal and had another blocked.

Not a real Third World War…

September 14, 2009

South Africa threatens “3rd world war” over Semenya

KLEINMOND, South Africa (Reuters) – South Africa reacted angrily on Friday to a report that tests on its world champion runner Caster Semenya had found she was a hermaphrodite, threatening a “third world war” over the affair.

Soccer story…

June 23, 2009

Ghana lose four key players for Sudan match

NAIVASHA, Kenya, June 17 (Reuters) – Four-times Africa champions Ghana have lost four top players as they prepare in Kenya for Saturday’s 2010 World Cup qualifier against Sudan.

Play billiards, live longer?

May 27, 2009

“He says he developed the technique 220 years ago while working at his cousin’s billiard room, during his free time.”