Category Archive: Sports & Leisure

To the beach!

It’s that time – time to drive to the beach. And on the way, you’ll be scoffing at all those bumper stickers proclaiming someone’s right to vote, listen to the Ramones or advertise their favorite radio station. When you arrive at your vacation destination, you’ll be properly attired to answer the call of duty of the PDC.

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Review: MLB 2k11

Put down the bracket and pick up a controller. Your NCAA bracket hasn’t been worth a damn since the second round. You know, I know it, the American people know it. It’s time to move on and embrace spring, and that means baseball. Most of us have about as much chance to play real ball as we do to slay a real dragon – and that means we turn to the same place to fulfill both fantasies: video games.

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CAA Tourney: Hmmm, who to root for?

Can VCU lose at home, again? Should ODU just stay home and not even try to repeat? Is there any doubt Mason will win the whole thing? How many CAA teams will make it to March Madness?

How many FREE T-SHIRTS will Bud give away in Richmond?

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Aussie Open Report: Best Dressed

Early upsets mean your bracket probably got ugly in a hurry this year – mine sure did. But that’s the nature of the Big Dance Down Under and we can’t stand around the water cooler complaining all day about being out of the office pool. It’s time to check the other scoreboard – what’s everyone wearing?

Here’s who’s running away with IT on the blue court* – tennis’ version of the red carpet! (Ed. note: The Australian Open is played on a blue court.)

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Review: The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

If you only know rum because it mixes well with Coke or pineapple juice, keep right on walking, sister. But if your horizons need broadening and you’re adventurous enough to try sipping something with a little more character than a lemon drop, we may have something for you.

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Top Five Things in Call of Duty: Black Ops You Wish You Could Do In Real Life

We’re not going for the easy ones, either, like taking out your boss with an exploding crossbow bolt. Playing any game online is a minefield of interactions with people we’d rather avoid – kinda like life. And, like life, certain tools are provided. They’re just not the same tools. But the following would be SO handy:

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McRib vs. Turkey? Are you kidding?

Every time the McRib comes back (and I KNOW it’s more than once a decade, no matter what that clown tells you), everyone I know comes up to me with a slight variation on this theme:

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