Archive for September, 2011

NASCAR’s Sylvania 300: Magic Mile Mania?

Sep 25, 2011 No Comments

Mother Nature obviously doesn’t like NASCAR this season. Three rain-outs and delayed races, more than usually encountered. Chicagoland Speedway put on a great show for the Geico 400, to include a Command to Fire Engines so simple even a Caveman could do it. In the end, Tony Stewart didn’t run out of fuel in the first […]

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NFL Preview and Picks Week 3

Sep 24, 2011 1 Comment

A clean sweep for the sportsglutton crew’s opening week of NFL picks was hindered only by the Ravens blunder in Tennessee, a missed opportunity by Oakland, and Michael Vick’s concussion.  Here’s a breakdown of our Week 2 stats: Picks: 13-3 Odds: 6-5 O/U: 3-3 And without further ado our Week 3 picks… New England Patriots (2-0) […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Oktoberfest Bier

Sep 22, 2011 10 Comments

After a successful border run I was finally able to procure enough Oktoberfest Bier to compile an adequate enough review for this week’s Thirsty Thursday.  The selection isn’t as diverse as I would have hoped, but that is the price I pay for temperorily living in the Beehive State.  Nonetheless, I have 3 domestic Oktoberfest brews […]

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College Football Preview & Picks: Week 4

Sep 22, 2011 2 Comments

San Diego State vs. #22 Michigan (-11) 60 o/u Upset alert?  The Aztecs high flying offense will look to crash the Brady Hoke party come Saturday in Ann Arbor.  The Aztecs are averaging 38.0 points per game on the young season, including an impressive 5.61 yards per rush.  Look for the Wolverines to get a […]

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Schweinsbraten (Bavarian Roasted Pork) Recipe

Sep 21, 2011 14 Comments

Our celebration of Oktoberfest continues with a recipe for a Bavarian favorite…Schweinsbraten.  Basically roasted pork, Schweinsbraten can be found on the menus of traditional Bavarian restaurants, in most beer halls, and of course at Oktoberfest.  The meat is simplistically prepared using minimal spices resulting in a pork flavor which is distinctly German and oh so good.  […]

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Can Baseball Rise Again?

Sep 21, 2011 3 Comments

Baseball.  It is the game that nearly every kid I knew played growing up.  It has been with us through good times and in bad and home to some of the biggest names in all of sports history — Mays, Ruth, Williams, Mantle, Aaron.  One of it’s biggest stars, Jackie Robinson, helped tear down racial […]

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NFL Power Rankings Week 3

Sep 20, 2011 11 Comments

The top 3 teams remain the same, but there is plenty of shuffling throughout the rankings, including Buffalo jumping up to #15 and Carolina up to #24. 1) (1) Green Bay Packers (2-0)-The best teams don’t always blow out their opponents, but they certainly make the necessary adjustments and plays to win a game.  The […]

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