Archive for April, 2011

Crown Royal Presents the Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400: Not just another Saturday night at Richmond

Apr 30, 2011 No Comments

By Speedglutton While most NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers took a well-deserved break over the Easter weekend after the excitement of Talladega two weeks ago (see pictures below), some of the “usual suspects” of the Sprint Cup decided to do some driving at Nashville, including Kyle Busch, who took home the Gibson guitar after winning the Camping […]

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Reflections on Day One of the Draft

Apr 29, 2011 3 Comments

By Sportsglutton The majority of the NFL’s 2011 Draft first round last night carried with it some of the best drama in recent memory and more importantly for a short time allowed us to forget that the upcoming season is in a state of limbo. Here are a few of my initial thoughts on last […]

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NFL Draft Day Entertainment: Kiper vs. McShay

Apr 28, 2011 No Comments

By Sportsglutton For me the NFL Draft has always signified the start of a new NFL season.  It’s the time when the memories of disappointment from the previous season are put aside and the hope springs eternal with the selection of potentially talented players.  The labor situation has definitely placed a damper on the 2011 […]

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Glutton Coffeecake Recipe

Apr 27, 2011 Comments Off

An occasional staple of weekend mornings in our household is homemade coffeecake.  Now I’m not talking about your standard café or coffee shop coffeecake which is a dry fluffy cake with some cinnamon sugar mixture on top.  I’m talking about a moist cake with nuggets of gooey goodness topped with buttery/cinnamon/brown sugar deliciousness. This coffeecake is absolute the […]

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NFL Offseason Quarterback Review: Washington Redskins

Apr 23, 2011 No Comments

By Sportsglutton Entering year 2 of the Mike Shanahan/Bruce Allen era, the Washington Redskins still find themselves in rebuilding mode, as the franchise is attempting to recover from years of Daniel Snyder’s mismanagement. Unfortunately, for Redskin fans Shanahan/Allen’s first year has created more doubt than trust in the head coach and front office’s ability to […]

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Searching for the Diamond in the Rough

Apr 22, 2011 No Comments

By Sportsgrinder With the 2011 NFL Draft less than a week away, NFL general managers, head coaches, and their scouting personnel are making last minute preparations to find that “diamond in the rough”. The NFL Draft is, and always has been, an unpredictable stage for determining if college football’s most talented players can translate to […]

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2011 NBA Playoffs (News & Notes)

Apr 21, 2011 No Comments

I tend to go into a basketball depressed state of mind following the NCAA tournament. Nothing against the NBA…well actually…yeah it’s kind of against the NBA. For my money, March Madness trumps the NBA playoffs (disregard the stinker by Butler in this years championship game). Still, there is no denying the star power that the […]

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