• On the walls:
ivy from Wrigley Field. Outside and in.
• In the backyard:
the pirate ship from Tampa Bay's Raymond James Stadium, for the kids to play
• In the rec room:
the University of Texas's 55-by-134 foot "Godzillatron" video board.
Super Bowl party at my house!
• For the roof:
the hole from the Cowboys' stadium. So, as they say in Dallas, God could watch
if he wanted to.
THE OTHER week I
saw the Titans' LenDale White go into a choreographed dance routine after he
scored a touchdown—from one yard out. He basically fell forward into the end
zone. Now, White is hardly the first to do something like this, and I'm all for
a little exuberance. But how about a new rule: If you spend more energy
celebrating a play than executing it, your team gets a 15-yard penalty for
Born to Be
ATLANTIC football team may be off to a 1--3 start, but at least they've got
this going for them: a freshman linebacker named Yourhighness Morgan. This is
the best sports name since God Shammgod, the '90s basketball player. Morgan's
family certainly wasn't afraid to put expectations on their son—what was their
second choice, Hisholiness? Grammywinner? Just once I'd like to see Morgan play
in a game called by Marv Albert, so Marv would have a chance to say
THE FINE PRINT:
Quite a celebration Sunday night for the last game at Yankee Stadium. This was
a nice touch: For confetti they used shredded playoff tickets.
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