Autographs

Last Sunday the Denver Broncos visited Kansas City and whipped the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium 17-9. So far this season the Chiefs have one win and 10 losses, and they are currently the worst team in the NFL.

Broncos’ QB Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards which included two touchdowns and one interception. Chiefs’ running back Jamaal Charles carried the ball 23 times for 107 yards. Dwayne Bowe caught four passes for 41 yards.

After the game, the showers, and the interviews, a local television station (KCTV 5) caught Charles and Bowe acting like groupies waiting outside the Broncos’ locker room. Charles asked for Manning’s autograph, and Bowe asked to get his photo taken with Manning. They were both smiling and giddy when they were caught on video. Charles said the autograph was for his mother. He later posted a video with his mother showing the autograph and saying his mother wanted him to get it for his brother. Maybe it was for Christmas.

Nonetheless, the request for an autograph and photo is being talked about on sports shows and across the web. Continue reading

Sunspot Baby

“Man that was sure unkind…” –Sunspot Baby lyrics by Bob Seger

That’s what I was thinking after reading that most of Kansas and Missouri was switched from the Kansas/Missouri men’s basketball game to the Michigan/Michigan State men’s game on Saturday.

Being located over a thousand miles from the game, I really did not think too much about it when Greg Gumbel said CBS was switching from the Kansas/Missouri game to the start of the Michigan/Michigan State game.  I figured that here in Montana I was lucky to see a few minutes of the game.

But for some reason, CBS switched the game on their affiliate in Kansas City, Missouri – in the heart of the border rivalry! I also heard it was switched in Columbia, Missouri – the home of the Missouri Tigers. Continue reading