Oddly Enough Blog

Fans in trouble for “stalking” team

March 16, 2007

Okay, here’s where I start to get very confused by the behavior of some sports fans. From London comes news that fans of the Chelsea soccer team have been warned against throwing celery during matches.

Think “Rocky” meets “Million-Dollar Baby”

March 14, 2007

If there isn’t a movie here, then what is Hollywood for? From Thailand comes news that an imprisoned drug seller will enter the ring next month in a fight not only for a world boxing title, but for her freedom as well.

Welcome to the annual Are You Still Alive? race…

January 30, 2007


Dear Blog Guy,
I need to lose a few pounds, and I’m looking for a good sport to get involved in. Do you have any tips?
Eager to Compete

Superstition leads to best headline set-up ever…

December 11, 2006

Javelin thrower Buoban Pamang says before coming to the Asian Games she had very little confidence, and hoped for a bronze medal at best. Then, she says, she had a dream about diamonds – considered very lucky in Thailand – and went on to win a javelin gold medal.

I know, we can keep him in your dad’s garage!

November 21, 2006

polothis.jpgDear Blog Guy,
You usually seem to be ahead of the curve on new trends. What do you think will be the next big sport?
Sports Fan

Running with rock, paper, scissors…

November 10, 2006

The pagentry. The beauty. Athletes in motion.

Yes, this weekend is the Rock, Paper, Scissors World Championships in Toronto, and the best and the brightest will be competing for a lot of money and prestige.

Wooden shoe like to play this game?

August 28, 2006

First, let me apologize for that awful pun. People have come to expect more from this blog, and I feel shame.  But I just can’t compete with the actual truth. 

“So? What do you do for a living?”

July 15, 2006

Who could have guessed that the next big trend would be nun-matador bars? But here they are, wildly successful – at least, you know,  in cities that have both nuns and matadors.  Of course, you may have different ideas about what’s going on in this photo. Try your hand at a clever caption, and send it our way via Post a Comment.nuns300.jpg 

One for the World Cup fans…

June 16, 2006

Dear Blog Guy:

I don’t like the way you’re ignoring the World Cup. Come on, you guys must have some great pictures from the games, don’t you? Would it kill you to post at least one on your blog?
A Soccer Fan