Thursday, July 29, 2004

From the golf Course

Tony called in today from the Golf Course. he's playing in the LPGA Futures Pro-Am, along with Lenny Shapiro, Christine Brennan and an editor for the Post. Tony's playing partner, a young Korean golfer, is wowing them today.

When TK had to putt, he handed off the phone to Aunt Bea. Czaban, of course, took some cheap shots. Christine agreed with Mr. Tony's comments yesterday about Chamiqua and her mysterious ailments that kept her AWOL for a few days.

Mark Coale
Odessa Steps Magazine

Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Where is Shamiqua?

We start by talking about an article in the Post about kids flunking hs classes on purpose in order to help them in college. Don't ask me, I haven't read the story yet.

Also, where is Mystics "star" Shamiqua Holdsclaw? TK takes the opportunity to nail Wilbon, who wrote valentines to her before she came to DC.

Mystics coach Michael adams called her "jordanesque," to which TK said "So am I."

Mark Coale
Odessa Steps Magazine

Tuesday, July 27, 2004

The LaSalle scandal

TK discusses the brouhaha at LaSalle and an interview former coach Billy Hahn gave to the Philly Daily News.

TK says that a coach sometimes has to take the moral high ground, even when it means things might get blown up.  They should have gone to the police, rather than allegedly covering up the whole thing.

Knocke said that it's impossible to put yourself in Hahn's shoes and you can't ignore that his tenure as coach hasn't been stellar, which doesn't help matters.

TK also wondered if Gary Williams will bring back Hahn to College Park, if he can find room on the staff.

This segued into a discussion on the athletic dept.'s place on a college campus, where they might not always feel welcome. And maybe, if they were embraced more, things would not occasionally in such a bad place.
Mark Coale
Odessa Steps Magazine

Monday, July 26, 2004

Ricky, Don't lose that number

Mr. Tony referred to Ricky Williams as "an imbicile."

He then quickly talked about his golf game today with big-time R*B DJ Donnie Simpson. TK didn't want to talk about what he shot, but he did say he now "has a swing."

TK then skewered the Hatable Dan LeBatard for being Ricky's "Baghdad Bob."

This turned into a rant about how he turned on Lance Armstrong and "Baghdad Sally Jenkins."

And then he came back to Dan, killing him for his pro-Ricky toadying.
Mark Coale
Odessa Steps Magazine