The Idle Rich Archive: August, 2008

Sarah Palin, Sportscaster (with clip)

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As it turns out, Sarah Palin -- governor of Alaska, now John McCain's choice to be his vice-presidential running mate -- once aspired to a... Read more

Eagles Odds and Ends and Odds

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A guy from Bodog sent me these odds on different Eagles stuff. For amusement purposes only, etc. Odds to win the Super Bowl, 25-1. Odds... Read more

Eagles-Jets, Summer Sham

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What does it say about your league that you are so afraid to play your players in an exhibition game? What does it say about the state of... Read more

The Chooch Corner

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No runs, no hits, no balls hit in his direction -- that was how Carlos Ruiz's inning as the Phillies' third baseman began on Tuesday night... Read more

Rollins Stokes Mets Rivalry (Updated)

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After the big comeback, after the Phils erased a 7-0 deficit and beat the Mets by 8-7 in 13 innings last night, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins... Read more

Rollins Stokes Mets Rivalry

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After the big comeback, after the Phils erased a 7-0 deficit and beat the Mets by 8-7 in 13 innings last night, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins... Read more

Name That QB

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Consider: J.D. McGillicuddy J.D. Durbin J.D. Salinger S.A. Paolantonio J.R. Monaghan J.C. Romero P.J. Whelihan T.J. Bohn V.S. Naipaul J.T... Read more

The Brett Myers Moment

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The 0-2 pitch to Jeff Kent was a strike, by all television appearances. The 1-2 pitch was a strike, too. But the umpire disagreed. Top of... Read more

Joe Biden, Eagles fan

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Last year, Time magazine did a Q&A thing with the spouses of Democratic presidential candidates and Jill Biden was asked to name the TV... Read more

Phillies: Ignition?

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August 10th passed this year, as usual, without comment. But it remains the anniversary of one of the great days in Phillies history. On that... Read more