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March 28, 2013

Pat Riley to Ainge: "Shut the f--- up"; plus Sweet 16 morphs to Elite 8, Dolphins land CB Brent Grimes, Marlins' odds, Bosh's camel & more

1aa1mrt[1) It is SATURDAY, MARCH 30. Headed down to Key Biscayne to columnize off women's tennis final. Quiet, please! 2) Pictured right: Mr. T playing hockey. Just because. 3) Thanks again to ESPN SportsCenter for having us on this week to discuss Heat streak and Canes' NCAA run. 4) In The Previous Blogpost (ITPB): Heat streak ends, Dolphins new logo/poll, Heat Big 5@70, Madness, Tiger Woods, men's tennis. 5) Join us on Twitter @agregcote.

Dolphins sign CB Brent Grimes: He's 29, only 5-10 and coming off an injury, but if healthy Grimes, the ex-Falcon, is a starter-caliber guy capable of replacing departed Sean Smith. I see him  as Miami's third biggest free-agency get of this offseason after WR Mike Wallace and LB Dannell Ellerbe. Having said that, given his age and the fact he signed only a one-year contract, Grimes feels like a temporary mend at cornerback rather than a real answer.

Marlins' betting odds (they ain't good): Bovada's final preseason MLB odds find Marlins 200-1 to win the World Series; only Astros at 250-1 have longer odds. Favorites are Nationals at 7-1, Tigers/Blue Jays both 8-1, and Angels/Dodgers both 9-1. NL East odds are Nats 5-6, Braves 12-5, Phillies 3-1, Mets 15-1 and Marlins 40-1. Over/under on Miami wins: 63.5.

RILEY FIRES BACK AT LEBRON CRITICISM: Heat beat Hornets on road last night 108-89 to clinch top seed in Eastern Conference behind LeBron James' 36 points -- but that isn't the story. The story is Heat president Pat Riley firing back at Celtics prez Danny Ainge for calling it "embarrassing " that James complained abot officiating and hard fouls in the loss at Chicago. "Danny Ainge needs to shut the f--- up and manage his own team," Riley said in a statement. "He was the biggest whiner going when he was playing..." Think about that. Riley telling a contemporary to "shut the f--- up." In a statement released through the club. You go, boy!

CANES COLD EARLY, CAN'T RECOVER IN LOSS TO MARQUETTE IN SWEET 16: A really disappointing ending to the season last night in the Sweet 16 for the Hurricanes, in a 71-61 loss to Marquette. The final score flattered Miami, which came out cold and never could recover. Marquette couldn't miss, shot 54 percent from the field, while UM shot a clanky 35.5%. (Durand Scott, Trey McKinney-Jones and Rion Brown were a combined 8-for-35). Very tough to overcome a 16-point first half at this level, on this stage. Second-seeded Miami was a scant 5-point favorite in Washington, D.C. I liked the Canes and did not 1aa1canes16feel the knee-related absence of center Reggie Johnson, who had become a role player, would be a key factor. But cold shooting sure was. Congrats to Miami for only the second Sweet 16 run in school history, but this is not how, or when, a No. 2 seed envisions going out. ..... My bracket's wishes: Thursday night--Wanted wins by Miami, Ohio State and Indiana; did not have a dog in the Wichita State-LaSalle hunt. (If you did, bless you!) Last night--Needed wins by Louisville, Michigan, Duke and Florida. I have five teams left in the Elite Eight, but Indiana losing was the ultimate bracket killer for me; I'd hunched Hoosiers winning it all. I am forked.

Last night's Sweet 16 quartet:

* No. 1 Louisville d. No. 12 Oregon, 77-69; in Indianapolis, Ind. Louisville was favored by 11. Cardinals roll on, if not quite comfortably.

* No. 4 Michigan d. No. 1 Kansas, 87-85 (OT); in Arlington, Tex. Kansas was favored by 2. I liked Meechigan (that was for you, Mandich) in a slight upset and nailed it, if luckily, and late.

* No. 2 Duke d. No. 3 Michigan State, 71-61; in Indianapolis. Duke was favored by 2. The Diablo Azur and Coach K repping the ACC.

* No. 3 Florida d. No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast, 62-50; in Arlington. Florida was favored by 14. Like Gators to win but not cover. Cinderella FGCU, led by coach Andy Enfield's wife, Amanda Marcum, did not go dwn without a fight. Eagles led big early before fading.

Thursday night's results:

* No. 3 Marquette d. No. 2 Miami, 71-61; in Washington, D.C. Miami was favored by 5. Canes shoot 35.5%, pick a very bad time to be Ice Ice (Cold) Baby.

* No. 2 Ohio State d. No. 6 Arizona, 73-70; in Los Angeles. OSU was favored by 3 1/2. Buckeyes needed a 3-point basket with 2 seconds left to avoid overtime. 

* No. 4 Syracuse d. No. 1 Indiana, 61-50; in Washington. Indiana was favored by 5 1/2. Marquee game of night found Hoosiers following Canes path with early hole, poor shooting.

* No. 9 Wichita State d. No. 13 LaSalle, 72-58; in L.A. Wichita State was favored by 4. Mutt game of the night except to the involved schools.

Natonal championships represented by Thursday's four games: 10 -- 5 by Indiana (1987-81-76-53-40); 1 each by Syracuse (2003), Arizona (1997), Marquette (1977), Ohio State (1960) and LaSalle (1954); 0 by Miami and Wichita State.

National championships represented by Friday's four games: 15 -- 4 by Duke (2010-01-92-91); 3 by Kansas (2008-88-52); 2 each by Florida (2007-06), Michigan State (2000-79) and Louisville (86-80); 1 each by Michigan (1989) and Oregon (1939); 0 by Florida Gulf Coast.

Elite Eight matchups: Tonight--3-Marquette vs. 4-Syracuse and 2-Ohio State vs. 9-Wichita State. Sunday--1-Louisville vs. 2-Duke and 3-Florida vs. 4-Michigan.

DOUG GOTTLIEB'S AWKWARD WHITE MOMENT: CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb found himself on the set alongside four African-American gentlemen during last night's NCAA coverage and introduced himself 1aa1douggthusly: "I'm just here to bring diversity to the set. Give kind of the white man's perspective on things..." He is pictured here in the midst of burying himself. It was awkwardly received with what sounded like nervous, forced laughter. Gottlieb later apologized. With Twitter blowing up against Gottlieb, Charles Barkley, during the broadcast, defended Gottlieb by saying the panel was not offended, and that listeners should "get a life" and move on. As a spokesman for the White Community, I was not offended, either.

WHY STREAK ENDING IS GOOD THING FOR HEAT: Dwyane Wade after the loss in Chicago halted Miami's win streak at 27 games: "Now that's it over, I'm glad it's over. See you all in the playoffs." Wade is pictured right with that things-are-looking-up attitude. Perfect. It would be disengenuous to now claim the record (Lakers, 33) didn't matter to the Heat, but it 1aa1dwadechinever mattered most, or even close. As coach Erik Spoelstra said: "It has never been about the streak. We have a bigger goal in mind." Now the pressure of an historic streak disappears. The incessant questions about the 1972 Lakers cease. And the Heat can start focusing again on being the best/healthiest/most rested and ready team it can possibly be when the playoffs begin. Winning 34 games in a row to break a long-standing NBA streak record would have been special. But winning four games in the NBA Finals in June -- again -- would be better by a lot. As a bonus, Heat fans, too, can now return to their normal rhythm, which had been rudely interrupted by two months of perfection. Time to dust off our nit-picking nature, Miami, and wonder and worry anew whether the Heat has the rebounding necessary to repeat.

Quantifying interest that Heat streak generated: Sun Sports tells us that Miami-Fort Lauderdale ratings during the streak averaged 9.1, a 30 percent spike over the season average of 6.95 --itself a Miami-area record for Heat ratings. The highest-rated game was March 18 vs. Boston, drawing a 12.2. Last night's streak-ending loss at Chicago was the sixth straight game in which a Heat telecast on Sun (10.6) out-rated ESPN (6.6) head to head in the South Florida. 

1aa1boshcamelHOW THE RICH AND FAMOUS ARE DIFFERENT THAN YOU AND I (one in a series): When we have a birthday, maybe it's a quiet dinner out with a few friends or a Carvel ice-cream cake from Publix. When Chris Bosh of the Heat has a birthday, it's a "Moroccan-Style" bash at Miami's Briza on the Bay featuring belly 1aa1camelsdancers, fire breathers and a live camel named Henri. Oh, and it is "presented by Remy Martin V." Of course it is! The exotic soiree will April 3 as Chris turns 29. My rejected theme for the party: "No Drama -- Just Dromedary!" Bosh is pictured right in the official poster for the party (the parties of the rich and famous have official posters). At left, members of the camel community kvetch and snipe over why Henri (of all camels) seems to gets all the celebrity gigs.

1aa1dolhelPoll result: Mixed reviews for Dolphins' new logo: We asked in the previous blogpost if you prefer the new Dolphins' logo over the current one (you may still vote) and support for the new logo (47.4 percent) was lagging narrowly behind loyalty to the current one (52.6%). By the way, how would you like to be newly signed Dolphins guard Lance Louis? You make your big free-agent announcement yesterday but nobody is paying attention because everybody is talking about your new team's bleepin' LOGO!

SUPER BOWL SCAM TRACED TO BROWARD MAN: Oh, the shame! Oh, the sham! A Broward man, Robert Pham, 37, of Coral Springs, has been arrested as the culprit who bilked two 49ers fans out of $5,900 on Craigslist. Story here. Instead of mailing the fans two Super Bowl tickets Pham allegedly mailed them a taunting note that read, Go Ravens! LOL! Talk about mean-spiritedness.

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Dolphins new logo is fine, change is good.

I think Bosh should hire Pao Gasol for his party, he looks like a camel to me..hehe

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Canes / Marquette tonight...tough game I think.

or maybe that's a LLama ?

Grab a 40 and call it a day Chris that's wicked gay.

Chris Bosh will probably show up for his birthday bash, BUT.... He totally did not for the game against the Bulls !I will not be upset if they trade him. Too inconsistent !!

I am actually way more excited about the New Logo than a new offensive lineman Greg don't think I am alone there either is anything more boring than offensive line talk (sorry FZ)?

lol...no "problema" BB but wouldn't you love to see Tannehill have 5-6 seconds to throw the rock like Brady does?

I know is not too exciting to talk about but the most important unit ( not the QB ) on the team is the O Line.

I actually think the Dolphins will strongly consider taking Warmack and or Jonathan Cooper ( Guards ) with our numero uno.

Agree the foundation of a team starts there if you have a bad one you're going nowhere.

A face for radio and a voice for print - get at it Cote!

Vaughn Martin signs with the Dolphins, any of you guys know who this guy is?..PFT thinks he's a good player.


http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/03/28/vaughn-martin-agrees-to-deal-with-dolphins/

greg while your on the air dont forget to mention the dolphins new guard whatshisname

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So if Ireland and Philbin remain pat on FA, it looks like the #1 pick (#12) will have to go towards getting a starting corner.

They could move up the draft to get Lane Johnson, but by feeling is that they will opt for the corner, as they seem to be going in the direction of starting Martin at LT and a patchwork of new/old players on the line.

...and with the 12th pick, the Miami Dolphins select Xavier Rhodes, Cornerback, Florida State.

Can anybody please tell me where I can buy little workout shorts with the new logo?

Anyone else think D-Wade will feel just a bit conflicted about tonight's game against Marquette?

OC - not at all, Wade's a Marquette guy through and through.

Dolphins still may sign this Grimes character, don't know much about him but that would open up the possibilities a bit.

Did you know that Carl Peterson was the reason Ross kept Jeff Ireland when he cleaned house? I had no idea about the KC connection, that just blew my mind.

Yep, I seem to recall that about Peterson.

Mr. Woodcock,

thought you'd like a peek at happy hairston's stats- check out his 71-72 playoff numbers:

http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/h/hairsha01.html

13 pts and 13 rebounds/game- quite effective methinks

Canes win big 2-nite

Horrifying.

That clown Ross kept that clown Parcells' protege because that clown Peterson told him it'd be a good idea.


Anti,

So you live in sunny SD?...nice city, SD Dolphins?...I don't know about that.

Sooo, did you get lucky with one of those 'comunista girls' that looked like men with tatas?

The NFL network is reporting this morning that CB Grimes is close to signing with the Dolphins.

Later

Posted by: FZB | March 28, 2013 at 07:32 AM

FZB,There built like tanks...
To bad about the Heat, Watched the game her in "Paradise" City(Yes they have Satillite", looks to me like a lot of questionabe calls, But then again whae can you expect from the city of Chicago..

The thing about Grimes is that recovering from an achilles injury to a corner remains critically important, as having that healthy tendon plays so much into what the position requires.

OC,

in reference to your post of 2:08pm...Xavier Rhodes to the Dolphins?..Not so fast my friend, I'll explain in a minute.

DRAFT TALK-I just had lunch with my NFL amigo...a couple of things.

not a good year for stud QB's which we all knew but Geno Smith is going top ten based on his potential down the line and there is an outside chance that Matt Barkley can go has high as # 7 (Cardinals) or # 8 (Bills), if he is not taken early in the draft Barkley could fall into the 20's , the Jets need a QB but they think Barkley and Sanchez are very similar players, the reason I mention this first is because the more QB's in the top ten the better for us because it will push better players out of the top ten of the draft.

TRADING BACK OPTIONS-not a good year to do that either since you need star power at the top for teams to covet and this is not one of those drafts, however there is a player that a bunch of teams are drooling over (including the Dolphins) Tavon Austin who is a miss-match nightmare for teams, he is in play from 12th to 17th or 18th , he will not last too long, so he sees a scenario where teams in the 20's will make a play for him...

I'll check in later on you guys on our options

MORE THIRD RATE OFFENSIVE LINEMEN!!!!!!

how many bad linemen can miami sign before they draft a passrusher with their pick? for some inane reason, i have the feeling that davone bess is not liked/appreciated by this coaching staff and they will peddle him elsewhere; the guy has given way more than anyone (well almost anyone) thought he would as an undrafted free agent. get him up to the patriots who'll need him when their recent acquisition from the rams breaks down again. as some of the blogmates have been saying for awhile, put him in a patriot uniform and he'll have welkeresque numbers. with their stinkin' new logo they'll get rid of his bargain salary and try a minimum wage rookie or castoff.

Oh yeah FZ, I came actoss this little gem this mornng RE:Food stamps..

http://money.msn.com/now/post.aspx?post=e9caf453-75ca-4ad6-ae9d-9b991cd6702f

FZ, at 5'-8", Tavon would be yet another replacement for Bess or Gibson, two guys we already have. The Dolphins are not going after Austin.

Full agreement, shadow. The lack of support they've been showing Bess is nothing short of idiotic.

I would stay away from Grimes. Which is to say, that ireland will probably give him $4M for one year while he recovers.

WAIT till you see the UNIFORMS that the Fins will wear with the new logo...totally KICK ASS! I didn't like the new logo at first, but when it's all put together, it looks really good!

GO FINS!

WTF happened to my post?

I guess I'll do it later from home..lol

OC,

Just like letting go of Grimes is a good move for the Falcons, it is also a good move for the Dolphins to sign him for one year.

he will be looking to show teams he is healthy and the Dolphins get a pretty good veteran for one year, win win for both.

or lose lose, if the guy is incapable of coming back from what normally takes 1 year to recover from, or he re-injures it, or his 30 years of age catches up to him, AND you're out whatever amount of millions you've spent on him.

No thanks, I wouldn't risk it.

Vaughn Martin is filler. Not much of a player.

http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/12688/vaughn-martin

Miami's most important needs are LT and CB (two of them). They need to fill at least one of these holes in FA or via trade. Unless Miami gets lucky it does not appear one of the stud LTs will be available in the draft. If Miami goes into next year with Martin on the left side I fear for the welfare of Tannehill.

My preference is to trade for Brandon Albert, sign a FA CB and draft another CB. With those three pickups Miami should be ready to compete for a playoff spot.

I guess this is pretty funny stuff to 19 year olds:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSKXmVE32uk

Bosch's girl got a camel toe.

FZB
YOu just had lunch with your NFL executive friend? hmmm? Sounds like you just met with beers with John McPhereson, valet and commissioner of your fantasy football club.

Hey Cote, you will soon learn, either tonight or Saturday, that the loss of Reggie Johnson is a bigger deal than you think. Wait till Gamble gets 2 early fouls and see how things unfold after that. Wait to see Marquette crashing the boards without Johnson's girth to give them less room. Wait till Larkin is forced to pass to Jekiri, who will be double teamed and see how he handles it. If they get to Indiana or Syracuse, he will be missed even more, especially against Indiana.

Harry,

He is not an NFL executive, just a lowly scout or maybe I'm just making up all this chit, that's for you to decide, hehehe

Oh, oh...the Canes are down big in the first half...

FZ, I'am off for the night and watching th canes, 22 to 12 ........OHHHH Noooo...,. Go CANES.

The Canes are going to lose...oh no !!!!!!!

Kara-Kiri time!!!!!

16 points in the first half..... OUCH..

dang, chucking up and missing 3s like Haith's Canes of old

Somewhere in the Westcoast, Woodcock is blaming Donna..

FZB- What do you do for work?

caught a news flash on NFL channel today. rumor is Miami may trade up for ... new Left Tackle in April's draft. ... yawwwwwn.

OC....lol... F* man, lmao, guess I have the humor of peoples of young & old because I chuckled every time that goat screamed.

back to the bayou tomorrow, will be in prime ski country next week. i honestly love getting off the lift on top of the world and taking in the view.

should have interjected,,, after a couple days relaxing, taking a road trip to Colorado ski country. Vail, Monarch, Winter Park (my fav).

16pts in the 1st half & 45 in the 2nd says it all.

REALLY BAD EFFORT BY:

canes players who couldn't hit a shot or get a rebound, and...

the suddenly "~" cuban coach who kept on pressing after the first successful attempt and let marquette have countless 2 and 3 on ones. also every thing marquette threw at the basket bounced or spun in. they replayed their effort against wake forest at the wrong time. manhandled badly with a misleading final score.

Cock again will blame Shalala the Gnome.

Excellent bit of draft day analysis from these guys.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000154821/article/miami-dolphins-targeting-core-positions-in-nfl-draft

Same prospect names keep coming up in multiple draft sites. Guys like Tackle, Lane Johnson, G/Chance Wormak, and CB/Blidi Wreh-Wilson.

Ireland is going to have to trade some picks to position the team to get those two first names, but the moves make sense.

Note: Lack of confidence that Martin would be able to anchor the LT position.

Same ole Canes. missed most of the season as was out of the country. what I did see sure didn't impress me at all. Better than Haith's crew as they have a better coach now, but still pretty much a bunch of second rate players after Larkin.

with the amount of picks we have, it might be wise to trade up for someone they really want.
either way with ireland at the helm, we are looking pretty good with so many picks.
parcells is out of the picture.
you can look at it THAT way, or you can talk about how clueless he is.
that would be like saying ozzie newsome is clueless because he's the nitwit that wasted picks on kyle boller, anthony weaver, dwan edwards, segio kindle and yamon figurs; all 1st or 2nd round picks.
boy ozzie sucks..

good point David...which is ALL GM's make mistakes.

Hey Cote, your "amigo" Obi is visiting the 305 today, you going to see him?

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/28/3312146/expect-traffic-transit-delays.html

all right-ty, here's a breakdown of the guys that could/should be at 12th for us courtesy of my NFL amigo.

Ansah DE-great upside but won't be a fully contributing player for maybe one to two years, very raw, started late plus there is an issue with some clubs about his real age.

Patterson WR-great talent but limited production (two Years JUCO guy and doesn't understand running routes, will take him about one to two years also, doesn't think the Dolphins should take him.

Star Lotulelei DT- a total stud, he loves him (if medical issues are resolved and he thinks they will) a top five talent-THIS IS THE GUY HE THINKS THE DOLPHINS SHOULD DRAFT, Paul Solia has one more year after this on and Starks is a free agent next year, also thinks the Dolphins can move him in a trade (Starks).

Warmack G- great player, all pro potential but may slide out of the top ten because teams don't usually draft a guard that high.

Rhodes CB- very good in bump and run, physical but not a good fit for a zone team which the Dolphins are becoming, he can't cover small qucik receivers as good as the bigger ones, no shame in that but you have to look at the scheme your coaches are running.

Austin WR- great explosive player which is a miss-matched nightmare but questions with durability because of size, could be the only player in that part of the draft that you can dangle to trade back, could be taken by the Dolphins but a remote possibility, they already have too much money in the WR position.

Richardson DT-very good underrated player but not as good as Lotutelei.

Mingo-OLB- one trick pony right now (pass russer) won't be a DE but more likely should be drafted by a 3-4 team.

Vaccaro FS- good instincts but not great speed, he thinks we should pass on him.

Cooper G- a perfect match for a zone blocking team, he is a bit quicker than Warmack, pro bowl potential.

also said keep and eye on a player like Tank Carradine DE (FSU) if he is there in the second rd, top of the draft talent that sustained a knee injury late last year, you take him and red-shirt him for a year.

he thinks we should go Lotulelei and I say Warmack..

OC,

I asked him about Jonathan Martin, he thinks Martin will settle in nicely at LT which is his natural position having play it since high school, his biggest problem last year was foot work (adjusting to the right side and core strength which he is taking care of this off season)..trust me he'll be fine there.

he was rated as a first rounder (Martin) between 15th to 20th but some teams cool-off on him when he only had like 19 reps of 225..

there.

Ohhh, forgot to mention.

Eifert TE- has the makings of a very good TE but not a great one, will improve his blocking and has soft hands but not elite speed, too high to draft him at 12th.

likes Vance Mcdonald TE rice...he could slide to late rd two or more than likely nice pick up in round three.

FZB

Your NFL scout friend thinks Martin is a good fit a LT? I assume he is affiliated with Miami. Makes sense. Not that Martin will be a good LT that's nonsense. Rather that your "NFL friend" works for Miami and likes Martin.

No, he is a scout for an NFC team..

real david - how is Parcells out of the picture, his protege is still GM.

Of course every GM has hits and misses, they're judged on how many more hits they have than misses and how they can put together the right combinations year in and year out.

Ozzie Newsome and Jeff Ireland's records speak for themselves.

Obviously it was a great season for Miami basketball.Too bad they could not compete when it counted shooting barely over 35%.Ouch!At least they now know how pressure defense can affect your team.Of course to reach this level again sometime in the future....Miami will need much more Offensive talent and greater consistency shooting the ball.That said...they got great experience and hopefully they ll make it again to the Finals....sooner than later since this was a senior-laden team and getting back next year won t be easy.

senor Kazaam,

not a fair comparison, Ozzie has been doing it for 20 years maybe more, Ireland has been doing it for two years.

be fair.

Nice video OC - if I was trying to think of the worst possible use of all these draft picks I don't think I would have come up with giving up one of their 'extra' picks (which they only have because they gave away a player they got with a HIGHER pick...) to move up and take a tackle.

But I also think going into next season with Martin as the only option at left tackle would be criminal negligence.

I'd like to see them get a pass rusher, Xavier Rhodes would be way too high where the Dolphins are picking.

Kazaam wrote:

"But I also think going into next season with Martin as the only option at LT would be criminal negligence"

too funny senor Kaz...question, how do you really know that J Martin would be a bust at LT?

I thought you said you could stop putting my name in your posts so I wouldn't be tempted to respond?

you're too up-tight, you take things too damn seriously, this is a sports blog..

I just found the use of the phrase "criminal negligence" funny.

KC would like to trade LT, Branden Albert, so as to make their #1 overall pick in Luke Joeckel. The cheaper, younger Joeckel would be fine protecting newly acquired Alex Smith.

Obviously, if they can't muster up enough interest from other teams, they will be forced to keep Albert and go elsewhere with their pick. The problem is that there isn't a good enough player that addresses their needs at #1 - e.g., QB, CB, DE. This is why you'll start seeing them interested in moving out of that #1 spot.

Assuming KC cannot trade out of their #1 spot, or move a $10M Albert, the Dolphins may actually find themselves staring at a draft board with the name Lane Johnson still on it.

Would Ireland blink?

FZ, I would much rather have Johnson than Warmack. Bigger is better.

Or, let me put it this way. It's better to have a bigger Johnson.

I love infographics. Actually create them from time-to-time for clients. Here is a really good one:

Note: No disrespect intended to the Heat. The streak they made was worthy of applause.

Also, don't miss the quote from Stu Lantz that appears at the bottom of the graphic.

http://www.nba.com/lakers/multimedia/130329_winningstreaks

To the clown named Billb. Go back out of the country. Although I was disappointed the kids lost, they had a great year and congrats to them! Love them all!!!! You however are a moron!!!

PBP...Ben Volin just mentioned the same thing I told you guys about T Austin and the Dolphins..

http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/thedailydolphin/2013/03/29/analysis-top-5-veterans-in-danger-of-not-sticking-with-the-miami-dolphins-in-2013/

OC,

I know, I know..usually a tackle is better than a guard but this guy Warmack is an elite guard..The Dolphins are not looking for a LT, they will get a free agent (Winston) or draft a tackle in rounds two or three.

now if by a miracle Johnson falls to them?..that's another story.

OC,

that Lakers streak will never be broken, same as the DiMaggio streak..

Why is that idiot North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's pissed off at OC?

"Shortly after midnight local time, North Korean state television reported that Kim signed orders to put the nation's rockets on combat-ready status. In a photo released on state-run media, a chart titled "U.S. mainland strike plan" could be seen and a map showed missiles arcing into Hawaii, Washington, LOS ANGELES AND AUSTIN, TEXAS!!!!"

WTF!!?? Kim, don't blame me for your bad batch of Kimchi.

Would Ireland blink?

Posted by: OC Dolphin | March 29, 2013 at 11:58 AM

It's actually an irrelevant question with respect to Ireland. Blinking only becomes relevant if you can see in the first place. Just sayin......

Long live Star Trek !!!..yeah boy !.

http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/exclusive-william-shatner-fights-old-star-trek-enemy-215155239.html

sorry guys, I'm a Trekkie, what can I say.

Tom,

You're too "negativo" mi amigo, yes Ireland could be the wrong GM BUT he also could be the Right GM, contrary to what you may think he only has a two year track record.

Oh, my...someone please break that broken record!

HEHEHE...I got-cha !

Sooo OC,

will you go balistic if The Dolphins pick Lotulelei?

I won't if he is the best player available on the board

I would be a bit leery of spending my #1 on a guy with a known heart condition.

Quite frankly, if in fact the team feels that they've adequately addressed QB protection through FA and Martin, one could argue that their best move would be to go all "Air-Philbin" on the league. Have them pick Tavon Austin at #12 and field the most dangerous passing game in the game.

Just outscore everybody.

This North Koren guy is a nut case, I thought the guy from Iran was a wacko, this guy is worse.

Oye OC, did they mentioned anything about sending any "misels" to the 305?

Not possible, FZ. It's like you or me trying to dunk a basketball. We can't reach!

speak for yourself OC, I can dunk a basketball.

http://trus.imageg.net/graphics/corp/2333007_Image_1.jpg

btw, FZ, here's a recent pic of my and my boy:http://ocdolphin.typepad.com/blog/

At 59, 175/5-11, w/ 33 belt, not bad.

I did take a pic of Woodcock but the image shattered the camera's lens.

Good looking boy OC,

oye, Woodcock THINKS he's good looking?..alrighty then.
no comment...hehe


Imagine...that pic of Woodcock was taken last year when he was only a svelte 195. He is now probably 15-20 lbs heavier.

OC,

here's a photo of My boy (FZB-jr-aka the doctor) and his lovely wife, the boy is 6'1 and I'm 5-5 1/2, I'm not quite sure what happened there...hehe

http://a2.ec-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/17/6babb19deed66201267fa0f05431ee48/l.jpg

I'm working of getting a photo of me and the 4 grad-kids for you guys...

Thanks for sharing, FZ. Good looking couple. - Lucky Dad!

...on that 5-5 1/2...din't Borden deliver back then?

lol, no I guess I didn't get the milk delivery on time

FZB I think I'm with OC on this one dude. The milkman, mailman, or even worse the neighbor you always hated because your neck hurt from looking up at him...he was only 5'11" remember?

just ffing with you. Really nice pic

thanks a lot guys, making fun of the little people, we have feelings you know..

FZ, which of the three Lollipop kids did you identify with back then?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KSiyaqnZYs

here, one of these was my great,great,great grand-papa, sorry I can't tell you which.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/3/32/Munchkins-film.jpg/220px-Munchkins-film.jpg

here you go guys, just like I told you,

2013 NFL draft: first round trades you may see.

http://nfl.si.com/2013/03/29/2013-nfl-draft-first-round-trades-you-may-see/?sct=hp_t11_a3&eref=sihp

read the Tavon Austin scenario, also the Matt Barkley in the top ten scenario is gaining steem.

Coño, OC, broke my heart to see Kobe's picture. I hope he has a big marrow filled bone in his bowl in doggie heaven for all eternity.

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