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The Wizard of West Big Horn
Sarah Palin's best seller, Going Rogue, cites the following quote from UCLA coach John Wooden: "Our land is everything to us.... I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember our grandfathers paid for it—with their lives." The originator of the quote was actually John Wooden Legs, a native American activist who was referring to the victory of the Cheyenne and the Sioux at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
You need to come way in
Home plate umpire Ed Rapuano ejected the Phillies' Shane Victorino from a game against the Marlins for waving his arms in protest of a ball-strike call. Victorino was in centerfield at the time.
And there was no light on at the Motel 6 either
The Yankees were shut out of their usual Cleveland hotel, the Ritz-Carlton, when a Saudi Arabian princess in town for surgery at the Cleveland Clinic booked 90 rooms for her entourage.
If they'd been tall and slim, things would have been fine
After an upset loss to Texas A&M, coach Mike Leach said his Texas Tech players lost in part because the players' "fat little girlfriends are telling them how great [they] are and how easy it's going to be."
As a warmup for the Nobel Prize
President Obama was honored with a bobblehead night by the Class A Brooklyn Cyclones, who also changed their name to the Baracklyn Cyclones for the night.